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-on EUGENE P WATSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY NATCHITOCHES LA 1 u 71 potpourri 1 9 ! 5 fbtutt JJormtii record of tfielife, activities, att — interests of its stu enfe wv fr ACt f tK.rvs_ I l N V lt UK) -H . ontents I. Frontispiei II. Dedication. III. Prologue. IV. Calendar. ' . Institution. VI. Alumni. VII. Clam VIII. Studenl Organizations. 1. Socictit 2. Clubs. : . Religious Organizations. 4. Musical Organizations. IX. Athletics. X. Sign School. XI. Student Publications. XII. Literary. XIII. Dramatic-. XIV. Normal Lite and Fun. XV. Epilogue. XVI. Advertisements. ATMNS. prologue (Home, rmue, come, 3Frnm tliy bmcllinu, place, © G ueen, Anb bring thy fairy baub (Eljat makes the nib SariU green. (llnmr, come, come, llct them faatk faith us, ($ Q ueen, QJn make nur potpourri 3H3Itat me mould babe it mean: — A mixture of eberythiuq 3lle liabe lobeb scab thought of here, A meMey nf mem ' ries glab, A mebley nf mem ' ries bear. irlmira .fHoutgomery. !ftoar6 of Voministrators EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS His Excellency, Luther E. Hall Governor of Louisiana Baton Rouge Hon. T. H. Harris State Superintendent of Public Educati Baton Rouge V. L. Roy President of State Normal School Natchitoches REPRESENTATIVE MEMBERS Hon. N. C. Blanchard First District Shreveport Hon. Swords Lee Third District Alexandria Hon. John Marks Fifth District Napoleonville Hon. J. L. Bryan Resident Administrator Natchitoches OFFICERS OF THE BOARD Gov. Luther E. Hall, President Baton Rouge Hon. N. C. Blanchard, Vice President Shreveport Mr. J. C. Monroe, Secretary and Treasure)- Natchitoches EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Hon. N. C. Blanchard Chairman Hon. J. L. Bryan Resident Administrator V. L. Roy President Prehiui ST V I. K " V Dlocb 6 r " Present Der President of dis Normal plandt On dis high hill all dings command, Ye two — Ach ! Don ' t you understand? Myself — und Faculty. Dere ' s Freshies swaggering all aroundt — Dey ' s augespieldt To much we dink dey don ' t amount — Myself — und Faculty. Dey will not dare to break der rules ; But if dey should, I ' ve got de tools That ' ll show dem blain dat dey are fools — Myself — und Faculty. Der Seniors dinks dey is nicht small seers, Midt books und such dey interferes. Dey ' ll learn none owns dis hill up here But me — und Faculty. Dey dinks some clean slips dey ' s got, Und papers mit der scarlet " P. " Ach ! Ve could give dem F ! Like dat — Myself — und Faculty. My office is de blace of wars ; I bear der slips mit absent marks, Und care not for dem thousand aks — Myself — und Faculty. In fact, I humor efry whim, Mit aspects dark und visage grim ; Yen dey pull mit me and I mit dem — Myself — und Faculty. ELISE Ramke. li i ■ ■a " 1 y 1 1 Oh J ' acult? Mr. Harold R. Harvey ( " Jeff " ) Director School of Music Miss Noelie Hart ( " Mademoiselle " ) French Miss Lucy Dancy ( " Lucy " ) Girls ' Athletics Miss Evelyn Sheen ( " Crepe de Chine " ) Art Miss Mabel Moore ( " Mabel Clare " ) English Mr. Henry W. Stopher ( " Snookums " ) Public-School Music Dr. J. C. Hazzard ( " Haphazard " ) English Mr. Alfred D. St. Amant ( " Augusta " ) Social Science Mr. John C. South ( " John Corbley " ) Latin Mr. R. W. Winstead ( " Cicero " ) Latin Mrs. Ruby Price ( " Ruby " ) Secretary to the President Miss Dean Edwards Varnado ( " Sister Dean " ) Dean of Women, History Mrs. Lizzie Carter McVoy ( " Lady Mac " ) English Miss Cecile Mandot ( " Cecile " ) Piano Mrs. Fannie Montgomery ( " Miss Fan " ) Stewardess b« -faculty ((Tontinuc6) Miss Cora Frances Davies ( " Mutt " ) Voice Miss Scharlie Russell ( " Chollie " ) Librarian Miss Grace Bordelon ( " Grace " ) Fifth Grade Critic Teacher Miss Bessie Russell ( " Bessie " ) First Grade Critic Teacher Miss Martha Feltus ( " Cousin Mattie " ) High School Critic Teacher Miss Berta Haupt ( " Hippity-Hop " ) Second Grade Critic Teacher Miss Bess Ashton Graham ( " Queen Bess " ) Fourth Grade Critic Teacher Miss Augusta Nelken ( " Gussie " ) Seventh Grade Critic Teacher Miss Amelia Gaulden ( " Amelia " ) High School Critic Teacher Miss Virginia Hulsart ( " Hulsie " ) Third Grade Critic Teacher Miss Edna Levy ( " Eddie " ) Sixth Grade Critic Teacher Mr. C. C. Whisenhunt ( " Whizzie " ) Head of the Training Department Mr. J. E. Guardia ( " Ned " ) Principal of the High School President V. L. Roy ( " V. L. " ) Mr. S. C. Claman ( " Sammie " ) Psychology Dr. Herbert C. Cooley ( " Herbert " ) Pedagogy Xb c faculty (dontlnued) « Mr. George W. Williamson ( " Pap " ) Biology Mr. J. C. Monroe ( " Money Man " ) Auditor Mr. Arch M. Hopper ( " Mr. Hopper-Craft " ) Manual Training Mr. Peter T. Hedges ( " Peter Thompson " ) Mathematics Mr. Charles K. Payne ( " Red " ) Mathematics Mr. H. Lee Prather ( " Slats " ) Mathematics and Athletics Mrs. Flora Evans Bowers ( " Mother Bowers " ) Trained Nurse Mr. Francis G. Fournet ( " Frenchie " ) Physics Miss Lalon Nelson ( " Lalon " ) Domestic Science Miss Margaret W. Weeks ( " Tilly " ) Domestic Science Mr. John W. Bateman ( " John Wesley " ) Rural Training Miss Norma Overbey ( " Norma " ) Agriculture Mr. Leon A. Davis ( " Lad " ) Chemistry " !H cave n or formal I did dr IN - Inn :i 1 1 1 ; Still. Imt ipell, It ll«l hat • till tin- lai ii,| | aii.l nil. ,.• State h ' " ' ' ii Inai ■ vii in (pit ching and trail m dllj ' ■ For I - i . i.lilll. ' .ill 11 i Olip lllil I •••■ gat hi i ill. in long did I -i " an. i her from Sonnal in i, i; ) in. mi. i-i ■■! iii - band wiiii a aceptei t l i -i high in his hand il in. 1 1] recalled nil tin- old Not I When ii wrai the ruler ..i ua i;iris and I Mi Instead v- ■ ii ii a nolle on in • i Heavei An. I. along » mi ill.- real " f the Lai i |e .-■• i at a rerj grant Mr. U : draw n i - ..i«l Kui Ami ».i- nhowtng him ■•prope " thai Ik- hadn ' l ti ». and I - Sure, tin- in.. I all tin- tin An. i in- knew little . t rhythm and rnyn •i mlghl .1 i.. tin- . lul. ..i tin- angela llml Dlgh Mr Dai i-. »iili Ch Had Jual i.;iu».ti ..n Hi.- way, and ■ behind Itm in- hurried a little and arrived al Ibe gati n.i ii..- guard ' lel blm in. ti -ii a fea moment! ill had bet buttei r. net, In bop Then Mir— Itancy, all duahed, up In win rfoa. ■ • i • It Mi Ktopbei v ind In- inn) heard " i a hlle here nn Ihl n.: ■ in l»yltl i iii m inr different light Mr l - r;ilh.-i- .i» lad and (ell " Ml " l bU W by, n.. rootball i inn be atayed on, In bopea Ibal enough N ..iii.l rcrmnke ihelr ..i " i araya and -■ reap beavenlj .1 up In III -i Am nit ill ought Heaven In polltli i ill oal Hill ! " nil ihere ; bill •! rount, Willi. .ill When I opened nn .- •■■• then 1 f . .. m l ' i n ..lilKnHt In i JnHI rn i m 1 1 i.ii i % |.. |H- l.ll. ' K III ' .Ml 1.11 1 111 MIX ■I ' llNlllll- " Ml II . .. k :l- ' • llld l» i .. UltJ should friend.- and schoolmates be forgol When teaching days begin? Should friends and echoolmatea be forgot, And days at L s. N.v Chow For L S. X.. my dear : For L S. N.; We ' ll talk of all the happy dayi We spent at L. S. N. We ' ve gone now out into the State. Fresh laurels there to win ; Bui the way seems long and wear] -dnce Our days at L S. N. Let ' s take a cup 0 kindness now, Ere farewells shall begin, In hopes we .ill shall meet some daj At dear old L. S. N. (CATHERINE PHASES. be (Bra6uatc5 farewell i (). how sad " mid the sunshine that gladdens this BCene Comes the thought that BO soon we must part : That the bonds which true friendship has ever kept green Must he severed in March in the heart ; That we meet in this place of our school days so dear. As we faithfully meet to the la-t ; That we never again in Assembly Hall here Be united in songfl of the pa-t ' But how gladly our thoughts will return to the spot Where we spent many happy school days! And our hearts will rejoice while we cherish the lot That our mem ' ry with us through life stays. Farewell to our school and farewell to our friends. Who have lighted our pathway with cheers. Though to-day we must part, our hearts will remain Filled with thoughts of them all through the years. WlI.MA K. 1 1 It 1 Couisiana State formal School .Alumni Association OFFICERS Mr. J. M. Barham, Marksville, La President Mr. Ben Johnson, Mansfield, La Vice President Miss Dean E. Varnado, Natchitoches, La. . Secretary and Treasurer BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mr. W. J. Avery Winnfield, La. Mrs. Alice Martin Wallace Shreveport, La. Mrs. Georgia McMurdo Jones Baton Rouge, La. Mr. Y. L. Fontenot Ville Platte, La. President V. L. Roy Natchitoches, La. « Tb )z TAbbf " X. Smitt) TLoan Ifcxinb of ) Louisiana State formal School Alumni " Association iHE Alumni Association of the Normal School maintains a fund known a? the Abby L. Smith Loan Fund, from which temporary loans are made to the students in the three last terms of the Nor- mal Course. Only those persons who have already been students of the school and have proved their intellectual and moral fitness for the teaching work can secure loans from this fund. They pledge themselves to repay such loans out of their first year ' s earning, after graduation, at six per cent interest. At the meeting of the Alumni Association in New Orleans in April, 1913, the Abby L, Smith scholarship maintained by the Alumni Association since 1897 was discontinued. This scholarship paid the entire expenses of one student at the Normal School, and by means of it nine young women were educated and sent into schools of the State. All funds of the Alumni As- sociation, including the Five Thousand Dollar Alumni Loan Fund, havi been merged into a general fund, known as the Abby L. Smith Loan Fund. This fund is now approximately four thousand four hundred dollars. Out of this the Alumni has helped between eighteen and twenty students dur- ing the session of 1914-15. More than a hundred and fifty students have received financial aid through loans. yUv .first Kmpression of the 5tormal evi:i; vnoHY has his trials and tribulation! and m i. m i Fresbie " at th Nor mal. had mine the train puffed into Nat ' 01) friend and I nibbed our suit-cases and hurried out lust as i stepped orr tbe train, s " whom I afterwards discovered was Mr. WInstead) grabbed mj luit-caai l. thinking he was a thief, relied stop him. stop him! " Bui l was soon assured bj Mr South thai ! " ■ and Mr Wlnstead wen Normal teachers who hail meel us. Mr South then brought us up to the Normal s W( passed through the hall to Mrs Hawkins room, we saw loads popping out from back Of doors. Btepo, windows, etc., and heard remarks such as then Isn ' t that a iunn ha Her skirts too short ' w onder II tbi j ■ Thej look pn M w. stood tins. «t i remarks as Freshiee should, and meekl] walked into Mrs Hawkins room, followed by a curious crowd of -iris. it . r we registered, Mrs Hawkins asked us if we would like son • it was then 9:30 I ' M. and we had had nothing to sal sinct 12 o ' clock; hut i was so fright- ened I faltered out: ' hank y-o-u. " Hut i was Immediate]] brought to mj senses bj several rigorous pokes in the hack with " Take it. you greeny! if you don ' t want it. give it to ma " Mrs Hawkins said, as we had no bedclothes, she would gel Bomt of the cjris to t ;i kt us in for the olght So saying, she showed us Boyd Hull, and said " Go to No 51 and teii them I saj to take jrou in for the night. " We went and knocked at th door of No Entering, to the Invitation f a loud Come! " we heard an uproar of, " Freshiee, Freshiee! " and two of the uiris rusiod at us. Pinning us each to the door by the throat, ti Because II i can ' t stay in here, because there are three ' Mar s ' in hen now When we had assured them that we wen not " Marys, ' the) released their e.rasp, Dg ii- a i hair, tiny all screamed " Have yOU anytl Si in your suite;. titer eatli srythlng they could find, a otblng, tbej ask- d as a d questions and told us as many more things ahout the Normal dm among them Bald when the Ughl bell rang, we all had to kneel around Ho table for pray rs So when the hell ran::, we both rushed and knell down Inside the table Soon w. lot ahout to see when tin others were. The) were in bed, screaming with laughter We then that it was only a joke, ami sbeeplsbl) go1 in bed After i had crawled in. i remembered that my purse, with nil m] money, was on tin and I said " ( ' .iris, is tin " Well, What on earth dO yOU want to know that for at 11 ocl Weil, if it is. I win have to i r. s- ami go ami deposil my money; for the catali Deposit your money Immediately upon arrival. ' " tnid screams ol laughter, the) assured m thej would oo1 iteal m money thai night, If I would just hush am: deep. Zn l LaWSABOS Tap ' leii in.- n. .t tn mournful numl Lin fi remind - ' ■ Mill . W I Hint Minn Vnd - r. — • 1 1 •«» • ti.i methlng mi Hon Hnw I..-I i up iin.i a -Mlllll it lon ' i i ' II ■ " , he ' ll hSVi " -in .ill Mill i limn in .Alumnae 5tte6itatio ' HERE was a subdued rustle in the audience when the music started — the moving of fans and programs and stiff organdy dresses: and there was the tang of cedar in the air — that un- mistakable, familiar smell of commencement time. " Who are they — all those ladies and that man? " I remem- ber asking, swinging my feet. And Edith, who always knew : everything in a mysterious sort of way. redied. enigmatically: " They ' re the Alumni. " " The what? " I ventured. But Edith deigned not to answer. 1 sat there and regretted that grown people and folks who always knew everything were not more communicative. " Well, what is the Alumni? " I asked, desperately. Edith said, " Sh-sh! " and frowned; for the line was passing us now, and Edith, who occupied the end seat, was engaged in feeling the ladies ' dresses. " What is the Alumni? " I whispered again in Edith ' s ear. And Edith whispered back: " Goosie! " She alluded to me, of course, and she used the expressive and classic term that the knowing ones applied to one of the ignorant mass. I sank into discouraged silence. School was the most mysterious institution, anyway. You started in the first grade — I was a first-grader — and it seemed that you went up, up, up forever and ever and ever. And then, some day, when you were grown, you wore a shimmering white gown and tarried flowers, and you graduated. It was not unlike getting married. I reflected on all this, swinging my feet. I had flattered myself that I knew all about school. I even knew that Miss Bessie and Miss Lawless and Mrs. McVoy and several others were called " The Faculty. " But here w r as something new — the Alumni, a long line of beautiful ladies and one gentleman that marched in behind the Faculty and occupied the front seats, and received as great an ovation as the graduates themselves. " The Alumni — the Alumni — Alumni. " I repeated it over and over to myself until the three mysterious syllables fell trippingly from my tongue. " Alumni, Alumni " — what were they? Where were they? And xliy were they? When the program was nearly over. I remember that a great tall man, whom people spoke of in awed tones as " The President, " announced that there would be a meeting of the Alumni after the exercises, followed by a reception. On our way home 1 sought information from Edith again: but her replies were eva- sive, and she suggested hastily that we race down the hill to the wishing-tree. I raced sullenly. No wonder Edith knew so much. She had a brother and loads of cousins who lived and moved and had their being in that vague, distant sphere known as " The Normal Department. " And I had nobody. My sisters were aged two and four, respectively, and knew absolutely nothing about the world outside our garden gates: and my mother and father were not given to imparting knowledge, being greatly concerned with housekeep- ing and Single Tax. However, I questioned papa that night as to the mystical term— only I pronounced it wrong somehow, for 1 know now that he imagined I meant aluminum. ' " It ' s a metal, " papa answered from behind The Literary Digest. " A what? " I asked, plaintively. " A metal, honey, " mamma explained, " like the pots in the kitchen— something you cook with, you know. ' Here my cousin, Isabel, who was spending the night with us. added, vaguely, that " it " was something that shines. " Al— al— alu— alum " —something that shines. Well, they shone all right that long line of ladies and one gentleman— shone with smiles and flowers and glowing eyes. But mamma said jrou oooked with ' em! l rii unsatisfied, blessed u I was, or coned, with aii abnormal curlosit] , l remember thai I worried pupa sn thai hi finall] down thi dictionary and : in a terrible roll my bead " ' Aluminum: a light, blulah-whlte, mail. ductile, metallic element, which d . aoi oxidise i r tarnish, is lighter the and u hammering and rolling ard as Iron ketone! II rou bammered ami rolled tbem, tbej became bard, lik. Iron! it whs ul The aexl day we played at graduating Edith, Deeeael, mj two little sisters. Judltb ami Miriam, antl I Edith was the Prt aid) i. acuity; Judltb and Mil Q-moutbed and mystified, the graduates ami I was the Alumni i Insisted upon it. u sb tain misgiving a.- ti the hammering ami rolling i .r« ■■ i trailed up ih. alali i " the goods-bos stage, i smiled ami bowed like a Bower in th wind I was in the fifth grade, i believe, when i stumbled upon it in tin- big dictlonai ■i Looking up words had a strange fascination for me, th dictlonar] being on a high StOOl by the window, whirr you COUld BSC almost all over the Whole world I upon it. and thrilled: " Alumni tin graduated body of a college or other institution ol learning i suppose i musl I d lost in retroepectlon then, for I hare ■ i memorj of Miss leeele ' i calling me awaj from thi window to stud] the multlpllcat table! in high school I barm d " aiiiuinus-a ' it was Intenselj Interesting, ii thai if you wir a girl, vim became an Alumna and if a boy, ui wen an Uumnus; " and where two or three were gathered together in thi name of graduates, " tbej were called Alumni " Alumni Alumni l learned much concerning them. After graduation, i sou came back, all dr. sj-.d up. from s region called out ol thi ami were welcomed ami toasted ami called " old boys ami iris bj tin President, ami ,. ii ..I tb. teachers in turn: " O. it ' s so good to get back after bo many years and find i " " still here! The Normal wouldn ' t be the Normal without i " » ' " Oradually, as l ascended the ladder of learning, graduation thai goal ..t all students b.ianic i.« rague, less mysterious We bad been moving toward it sin.- m, it ii (i this culmination of the Keen Bui sotm day, no! so far distant now. we would knos the felicitous stati of being Alumni! One (lay. when Normal Hill was sweet with bloom, we man In d up tb. aislt amid How .iid music and tb. lai branches, ami w sat mi tb. stage, ami w. gradn at. (l. ami w. became members of tin- Alumni association l remember that an old graduate welcomed us. dripping with eloquenct ami we, lis tenlng, thrilled with inspiration. Alumni Alumni " l repeated it over and ova myself until the three mysterious syllables f n trippingly from mj tongui Alumni Alumni what were th ' - ii in answer to mj question, the old graduate defined Alumni " in glowing, fren sled phrases: " The glorious sous and daughters of the Louisiana Btati Normal Bchool that might] bod] »f graduates who have trod tin path ol learning to its coal ' " Where were they? " Everywhere In tb. rice fields of tin south, in the pint woods of the North, ill the towns and cities of our great ..ml gloriou win were they? My bean answered " Thai the] might love ami servi in tin nt ..I tin- old Alma Mater. " Later, at th reception) i grabbed Edith around tin- neck. m heart was full. Edith, " I whispered, " what is the Alumni " " sh answered back, wiping her glad, wet • Am Jacb Casvb pcricWans WINTER (LASS 1915 President Clai de i I ' i lender Vice President Finli Si wi v Secretary Jeanne Kelleb Treasurer P.u L Cancienne Faculty Representative s. Morris Shows Class Representative Eunice Adams Honor System Representative s. Morris Shows Motto With the ropes of the presenl we ring the bells of the future Coi ORS rreen and White Flower White Rose iTiTn Ambitions Wii i K. Di l ' i ' v White Castle, La. To be what I a» not Gladys May Comeaux Bayou Goula. La. To hare a career Ll ' KI.lMO M. Dl ' l ' lY White Castle, La. want to be a suffragette, With warlike banners furled. And captainess a battleship With sailoresses girled " Jeanne Kelli k New Orleans. La. To k ' ,p Francis out of »iin ! JosiE Ki [J.E1 Houma, La. To be a professional Domes- tic Sciem e teacher • ' ' ,-y 3 I M I I ' I ' ll Ml I Port Fi nap, i a I il li II lll II ill . in in i ii El IXAHKTII l.MI l Raton Rougi . I ;i ■ ! l i Knli mini s • rural » hoola Wll.Ltl K ' M I Shreveport, 1..1 . s Mokkih Snow h Jonesboro, .» V-, a hi, .1 World ' t 11 Im m S i l ■ I .. . S ill ' in !■ ' 11I in nil in 11 mull 1 taking Elizabeth Kate Tall? Plaquemine, La. To be a musician and a (treat Singer Lee Craig Ragan Clarence, La. To talk faster Evelyn Hebbkt Abbeville, La. To taste the draught of con- jugal bliss Ali Will 1 a Snoddy Marksville, La. To be an old-maid school- teacher Aim-; n k Ai.kx win ij Greenwood. La. ' fa in an amiable old maid I ' m Cwuiwt AIIm marli-. . H t . ln ' [MB LOBHAI.N V lllikvin Camptl, La ■ | | - ■ tr m u ' lull Qi dt M ' iHIl » " ' ii a i " • om ' " m 1 1; ' ' " " I I " " table h II ' ' Bi --U Roman Boya ■ Li ' .. .. ii . . Ond Miss . ' .Il I I II VIM N Houma. La To i i nut! to give UUU bit ui i N N ( Y 1 A I c . Wiimli. | |. la ' ., thOU kiinlii- sv (0 • nif M h.iohif. Henry Natchitoches, La. To be always hist what I am Howard Winbabg Natchitoches, La. To carry heart-breaking to infinity Bessie Bonner Homer, La. To captivate a tall brunette with a six-cylinder Hudson Annie Mae Pettit Monroe, La. To hitch mil trillion tu the stars. Ami tin away to heights of Mars Elise Babers Jennings, La. ' ' ( bring happiness to those Who liar it not I.i i i;n n I irl. .hi- ' .. hi II ' ' " ' MaYIUJ ( ' ■ i i mi II Hk i V H BatOD Rouge, I.a |L - 1W To bin mill i» loved in " his MH8. I»n i v Hi kiiim. Ai mm. W ' ilmar. I.a ■ (i iijt-lii-ilni ),■ Si v u i Adams P Jena, i-a. f JW ' . . i i. h i (Ii h inn v. Imiil F - A ' M ■ JB km t T llll in Bu i mi I.a ■tllll till! A k i i k Eugenie Hewiti Mansfield, La. To Ik able alii ' in s tO do ll ' It ' ll I ii tint to (hi Thelma Hkwis New Roads, La. To render unselfish serrn Claude Ellen deh Bourg, La. ' I ' n lie taller than " Jeff Camille Taylor Hammond, La. To be a friend t every .1 1 nun Carver Natchitoches. La. To sti,]) talking some time Maud Km.nomam Houma, La To in inl unit in Mm • h Ki i i Mi ; m 1 1 i:i I iimaldsuiiv ill. go abroad Ni in) I iiii t ii- — Montgomery . La I ' n in n in u»ii ■ Rum .1 1 M i Manaura, La .. i. a. h M iic ia i M. .1:1.1- 11111. . La »(U fy ni 1 Alice Knighton Gilead, La. To teach " astronomy BOWEN EUBANKS Kelly, La. To tame i s ' i rew " Kate Cabla Gosling Monroe, La. Not to be a gosling always, hiil to become a goose some day Helen Walsh Covington, La. To get good looking M Mtv Reiii Jonesboro, La. To be as the sun i asting its radiance over the whole earth Ci Dl S. nil I IN ' . Amilf, l..i To be ' i ■ 0BACE1 Baowa Coushatta, La l 1 1 u Johnson Tallulali. Ll To " , i fni M KB " ' l ' l UM i: M i ml. ii La . , ■■ hnrpit • Hi in n v Km MON8 Mineral, La To ' »• " mil in il " jpericUan iDictionar? (Key: a., adjective; n., noun; v., verb. The initial letters of the definitions correspond to the initials of the persons. All pronunciations given in parentheses.) Alice Knighton (Slow-poke), a. Always Kicking. Allene Alexander (Allie), n. Ambitious Artist. Annette Hewitt (Tutti-Frutti), a. Awfully Heartless. Annie Mae Pettit (Smiles), v. Acting Monstrously Pesky. Arnaudlia Snoddy (Sis ' ta), n. Awful Stepper. Bertha Emmons (Rat) , a. Beastly Egoistic. Bessie Bonner (Bess), n. Big Bluff. Bessie Robert (Top), v. Begging Revenge. Bowen Eubanks (Sun), n. Baby Elephant. Camille Taylor (Tammy), a. Celestial Type. Claude Ellender (John Bunny), n. Certainly Endearing. Clyde Schilling (Pie-face) . n. Celebrated Singer. Delia Alford (Sweetie), a. Distinctly Ardent. Delia Tramel (Kid) , a. Down-Trodden. Elise Babers (Tootsie) , a. Easily Bent. Elizabeth Lehmann (Fritz) , a. Especially Loquacious. Elizabeth Tally (Cut ' ie), n. Energetic Talker. Eunice Adams (Snooks), n. Embryonic Angel. Eunice McGalliard (Mac), n. Elfish Monkey. Evelyn Hebert (Little), n. Excellent Helper. Fannie Whisenhunt (Fi-fi) , n. Fast Walker. Finly Stanly (Baldy), n. Fine Specimen. Gladys Comeaux (Duck), n. Giddy Chicken. Gracey Brown (Elephant), n. Giggling Baby. Helen Walsh (Dit ' ty) , n. Heavenly Walker. Hilda Breazeale (Hilly), n. Harmless Bantam. Howard Winbarg (Dutch), n. Heart Winner. Iris Huckaby (Hucky), n. Impish Hobo. Jeanne Keller (Mu-mu), n. Jealousy Killer. Josie Kelley (JOe), n. Jovial Kisser. Judith Carver (Judie), n. Jealous Cat. Julia Harlan (Jule), n. Just Half. Kate Carla Gosling (Goosie), v. Keeps Continually Gabbing. Lee Craig Ragan (Rags), n. Little Cute Rascal. Louise Van den Bosch (Dutchy I, n. Little Vicious Bunch. Lucy Guyton Big . n. Luckj l Lurline Dupuy Lurl . n. Little Devil. Lottie Vice Peg . n. Lovely Vision. Margaret Morris Maggie . n. Musty Mind. Marjorie Henry (Dick), a. Mighty Harmful. Mary Eteid Floppy), a. Majestically EtegaL Mattie Johnson Til ' daSue), a. Madly Jealous. Mary Turner D« " t . a. Mischievously Talkative. Maud Klingman I Luve), n. Mush Keeper. Mayble Gauthier (Mab . n. Merry Going. Miriam Klaus (May), n. Mischievous Kangaroo. M »rris Shows (Shorty , a. Mysteriously Shy. Nancy Long Nance . a. Nimble-Legged. Nettie Phillips Pat), a Not Precocious. Nora Bonvillain Fatty . a. Not Boy-struck. Paul Cancienne Ech ' abod .a. Peevishly Cranky. Rose Juneau Etosie , a Rudely Judicious. Thelma Hughes TeTma . a. Tremendously Huge. Willie Cavetl Brownie), a. Willfully Captivating. Wilms Dupuy Willis . a. Wailing Dove. mm formal Ci fyts SPRING CLASS OF 1915 Thomas J. Griffin President Lucille Roy Vice President Lilian Hart Secretary Lester Montegut Treasurer Miriam Carver Potpourri Editor Hildur Berglund . . . Potpourri Editor ROBY LOOMIS . . . Potpourri Editor Gertrude Moore . Potpourri Editor Motto To light the way for all Normalites Colors Purple and White Flower Sweet Pea Yell Yell for the Purple! Yell for the White ! Yell for the class Of Normal Lights ! M IB1 An mi W u I . M ( ' ( ' In ' . M-ith- math i tind Si ■ Her friendship la ■ boon lnd Her g ln« M know ii !i all . • loUB the in Word anil deed Our Man Anni. Wall i I. i ii I I v l-,, . ED. L. S Nat. liitiu ti. - l.i Wat hi math and Si U if i Con win. iii» mii kin w Alice? of all thr Normal Lights and Not malltes, the is the one most unanimously known To those who know her best she is aoi only a Jolly, entertaining companion, admired for ail her daring, bul also a loyal Mend, sin is the Inventor i Innumerable ami remarkable escapades, with equallj alous plane for g» ttlng oul of trouble l.i . ii i Mai Rot, B. A. K .... N at I tot I • - Ls tatht math i and 8 ienci Cox Man] hi onr clase an Btndlous, man} are popular; but Luclli I,.- of tin feu trulj enthusiastic ii ' i In even the dull. ee is inspiring Thr rapldlt] with which In r mind works has raus. ii her to become the delight see Pro on, ' and thla same rapldlt] of though! out of school mak.s her an entertaining companion, who. like Alice, thinks up ami thinks out of tlinn again. M ik i i Cabvi h. S A K Nat. hi ' " . In - 1 • ' Hathi matii i and Si ■- m • Co Friends maj change ami pass with changing Mars, bu erer youthful ami full f fun. remains always th ,1 sin- is loved b] old ami young; ami bei face, evei coi . r.-.i with a Bunnj su.ii.-. is thr source ol manj H. i and " garni d em only to Increi with whirl, She uam 1 ' I I inlmnath tin ' llt lner( noble woman Lester Montegut, E. L. S La Place, La. Mathematics in i Science course Here ' s to him who hails from St. John — a big man in body, mind, and spirit! He is full of his mischief, but has a brain to back it. If you want to know an all-round fine fellow, then meet old " Monte. ' ' Edith Estelle Tannehell, E. L. S Winnfield, La. Mathematics and Science Course Estelle is one of the oratorically-inclined feminine members of our class, having won especial distinction along this line in the intersociety debate. When embarrassed, Estelle is just like an ostrich, and thinks that if her head is covered, no one can see her. If you happen to hear this little poem chanted by some one: " His old three-cornered hat, And his breeches, and all that, Are so queer — " then you may be sure Estelle is near. Vera Abbett, M. C. C Spearsville, La. Mathematics and Science Course Here is a girl who has the magnetic power of drawing a crowd of friends near her. She is a girl to whom you may tell your sorrows, for she has the power of entering into your life, thereby making your burden a part of hers. Here is a girl to whom you may tell your best joke, as she is ever ready to laugh with you. If you are anxious to meet an all-round, jolly, good girl, Vera is the one you are seeking. 01X34 Beath, S. A. K Abbeville, l.a. Mathematics ui i Science ' nurs - Being very much interested in her work, Olga tries to gain all the knowledge she can. She is faithful and loyal in her German way. ilni |)i i s K Mi nnx I :i Helen Dixon! There la oon other to !••■ likened unto hei ii brunetti b nut] be called hlr, " of whom it mii;lit Not i«i know her is to argue yourself unknown. " - has man) physical charms, bul her strong iiersonallty is I attractive feature Her true character lias won her man) frw • anil ail in 1 1 Bssxadixi O ' Oosxsxi B K Bhreveport, La Bernadlne la om ol the quietesl and moal ainoere girla com prising the group called " Normal Lights. " Bhe is alwa and read] to do her pan ol the work Shi meets hard luck t mile and a renewed determination for conquering or dying In the attempt Her one desire is to make othera hap lighting in another ' s misfortune, bul comforl ■ ci m dia ' i 1 1 u. i: i. B Hayneeville, La Sin ml R Claudia la one of those qulel irls who havi been blessed with the happj facult) of keeping U " ' mouth A kin i ami obliging nature lias won for hei nol onlj I win of the Faculty, i m also the love and eel all her Judging from the man) lettera and boxes ol candy ahe baa n ed while here, ahe will nol remain long In alngle-bh Bsxn HcCasi txn k i. B Lisbon, i a Bhe i- amiable and aweel In her manners, ever coui true to ail. rather to be known than heard Hei ed with merrlmenl person can seldom la) claim to auch numerous Irtui Valerie LeBlanc, M. C. C McCall, La. Sot ml Science Coursi Valerie has a sweet disposition and is very good-natured. Sh is modest, though always Feeling that one " should be seen and not heard. " So one has to know her well to appreciate fully her good nualities. Mamie Foreman, M. C. C Social Si i ' in i Coursi Maton Rouge, La. Mamie is the life of the class. Though of a jealous disposi- tion, she is a friend, especially when any one is in need of a friend. Her motto is, " Roll on, old world, and I ' ll roll with you " — just the same as Lola ' s. GRACE Cook, M. ( ' . ( ' .Monroe, l.a. Sin nil Science Coursi Grace is one of the little members of our great class, she is little — yes, but she nets there. We never hear her complaining about having too much work to do; she goes ahead and does it. Cheerfully and happily she goes about endearing herself to all. il M( !• " ui ii. 10. L. S Sn, mi Si ii in i Coursi Many, l.a. Lola is the damsel with dark-brown vs. Who takes the cake in whatever she tries Social Science is the course which she pursues. And the offer of another I ' m sure she ' d refuse. For with St. Amant. Civics, and Economics, too. she declares she never has time to gel blue. A champion in tennis and basket ball, no doubt. And an E. L. S. within and without. From her quiet, easy manner, her motto, ' tis true, Is: " Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. ' H TlMtKE, I " . I. B Homi ■ dot ml Re j m • ' ■ Mao haa ;i -. nlua fur friendship, " I ■ ii. n IPOnslve, :iikI iinsillish Sin- is simile and self-reliant ■ ' ..I and free, ret pa with a sympathetic and loving nature, she baa mad. which the and her fellow-etudenta have traveled roaj and melloa with tin light " f her ran character Bh I " her surroundings, her school work, her claea, her aocletj In short, pverything and ever y hod) sh la M nn INI Smiiii. S A K BentOD. I ■ Roi in] fi . an tortunaU to have such a girl In oni Madellni Smith Bhe la neat and attractive, and is verj much admired and loved bj everj one, but eapectallj by her own little act f alrla Bhe la ever read] In claea I which al meet effort on her pan to do her beat Bhe will. Indeed, havt ■ au . • Baful l ' n r u r. Mum LoiTIHI MVBPHY, S A K I .amonri. I.. i fear yon won ' t know whom i am talking about, I ' ll call her " Reeae, " tor bj thai nam. ' ahe is known ' ' Normal girla Keen la no " shining light, " but she wins her waj wherevei 31 e B loads Of fun, with a snnm disposition and gmlle that wins evi r om —J I it i Hi B K . ' . H fl Monro- 1 . ' Irma R.U8S, " Mi. i«b. Ku-t • ■ r little, DUt i dlant, sunbeam, who doesn ' t i - ■ cart srl In all her Normal trials and tribulations, this maid. whOSI ball of pur. ' aunshlne is far leas hriuht than her disposition, baa n - r kno« n to pout or have tin hli l Greenville, Miss. Saba Lee Wheatley, S. A. K Social Scienc Course One morning, as I sat in my room, I heard a happy, chi i i voice in a mock-serious tone say: " I been a good ole wagon, but I ' se ' most broke down. " Then a whole-hearted laugh, bubbling over with life: and just then a " buxom lass " came into my room. This is the only way to describe her — " Sara Lee Wheatley. " Clara Louise Barns, S. A. K Monroe. La. Social Si i nt e Course She is possessed of an unlimited supply of wit, and is always ready with the unexpected. Steady and good-natured is this lov- able girl. She is a typical " Normal Light, " for she studies when there is nothing else to do. Ella Clark, S. A. K. Lake Charles. La. Industrial Course " Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon em. " The first and third are not so o! ' Klla. but certainly the second. Her originality is the main fac- tor in her greatness, as it is her most striking characteristic. How far original? It may be said: To the extent that she is en- thusiastic on all subjects, varying from self -embarrassment to prohibition and woman suffrage. Li en. i.k Skiss. S. A. K. Alexandria, La. Industrial ( ' must Stop, talk not: her wonderful personality demands your atten- tion. Looking at the happy side of life, always willing to do the things assigned her. she wins our admiration, Hers is a charac- ter of delicacy and variety, bul of strength and depth. Bui can we search deep down into her personality and bring to surface all the beauty that lies there? No; for she is as the silvery sum- mer clouds, which, even while We gaze On them, shift their lints and forms, dissolving into lighl and rainbow showers Ki ki i . I iii mi i l. S A K Industrial ' " Apple, " a friend girl on Normal Hill Don ' ) l in going to in serious when In Beckle ' i i r. you ' ll i r. ak your promlat sural) Bhe iia ■ verj affectionab disposition, which accounts f« r her nnmeroua friends n r chief bobby i t preach morallt] and to read the latist juK.;- . Beckli in Hi. ii ' at- tuirr. teaching voice In th wil kiinwii town. LeCompte Her favorite sarin Cberle petit mie i ' .i inn i r t . g k u xandrls i i ml nsl i nil ( ' ■ tO ! ' • ' at , |i . I ' . i. • Tall " I stature, fair " i : Always with a smile for you, .! friend, and alwaj i true. Mai her art, Domestic s l n i Aid her in her seif-r« llan • Though she ■ slou . she ' s alu Cor a j K« she ' s always ready. S iui Fk m I S l s k . . . Industrial Crow lej I • Her curl] iiair ami black, dream] her a look ol cul ture and refinement Her lips curl up In an ever-read] smlli She lauuhs with ill " world and seldom weeps at all " I big word In ii r vocabulary. However, she has main nds, ami reall] lov s them all. Dm I ) iiii . S K Crow i ' ' i ml Cow ■• • Joking t laughing proclaims thai she Is " i a bappj disposition. Her expreasiv b lack windows ol i " .,,,111 Her good nature ami cheerfulness shine oul and nil .. ,, n , in her with bapi In other words, shi a tj pica! French Is Edith Henry, S. A. K Tormina. La Industrial Course She is neither tall nor stately, but — her cup of knowledge run- neth over, and her hands are (like those of a housewife) always busy. Her position is dignified, but even then she has occasions on the Hill to be full of egoism. Nevertheless, by her measure- ments, a handful of common sense is worth more than a bushel of learning. Merrill Flower, S. A. K Industrial Course Alexandria. La. Merrill is a tall, stately blonde, unconsciously beautiful, mod- est, and refined. Her disposition is charming, and her sweet manner most pleasing. She has the love and friendship of all who know her. Sadie Rm ;s. M. ( ' . ( ' . AVinnsboro, La. Industrial Course Sadie is a reserved and model young girl. Those wbo know her more than appreciate her sterling qualities. A good student, bonest, and thorough, she is a fine example of what a girl can make of herself. VI Helen Callaway, S. a. K Shreveport, La. Industrial Course A character like Helen ' s is rare. In this attractive blond most admirable traits of character are exemplified. Possessed with a wonderful and jolly disposition, Helen radiates sunshine wherever sbe goes. 1. 1 1 i i K i urn S K ml list i in ' ■ ' • " known i. Ilow-studi i i .„„ih qulel and reserved in clan , but at homi ind hilly underatandi the an of dlsp d Ruston i .1 Wi n mi S ii i ii. M C c Hural Traininfl 1 ,lls ' ■ " " l! our in. nil. w inni. . who Rrsl . ami to ' ■ s N S " M " ten years ago Hi • | faults are primp and admiring thi Normal beaux si.. | a a bright, though erral Btudent, and studies when then is nothing -is. to do Maj ' mi I. Bt bopes I ■ .1 in the das - 1 " Thomabo , k i. s , Industrial Lottie, " i " of our LITTLE I ?l uirls on th Hill in her «nrk s 81 ■ is rer mud ited in Domestic S md has niadi i m this However, she likes it onlj for her own lx lleves old - bit I ottti bat also worker In the W C Her mans friends predict for ha happ) future N ' i l.i » i- l ( ' ( ' llenniore, I :. Industrial Co oi v ' i student ami if hi in her it She takes lift her troubles skyward In t iped Hi-- darts ol Cupid whlli a1 i. B . bul thai she is not, so lucky in Olenmore Ma mir ninior i I ii. hi k Hiui.i i i . M. ( ' . ( ' I nrf iistrml Courst Iowa. La. We band of Normal Lights bear the distinction of having among our loyal members lliklur Berglund, the only Swedish girl in school. Even though she is very quiet and reserved, slie is one of the strongest links of our class, ever studying, to be re- paid with excellent grades. The Presbyterian Sunday school here will lose one of its most devoted members when our fair sister bids Normal Hill farewell. Mercy, how she does wish she didn ' t blush so much ! Clyde Blanche, S. A. K. St. Joseph, I a. Industrial Cours ' Think of one who, of all the members of our class, is made to rule that most charming of all places on earth, the home. In her we find an ever-ready sympathizer, a bright companion, whose hand and heart are always willing and anxious to lighten our burdens. These virtues, combined with her ability to carry out her housekeeping ideal. " Order is Heaven ' s first law, " make our Chde worthv of her name, " The Model Home-maker. " Mybtle Salmon, M. C. C Industrial Courst Rayville, I. a. Myrtle makes a very great impression upon every one. for she has the height, the dignity, and calmness of manne r that claim attention. She possesses self-confidence — a trait which will be IBM quite useful to tier either in the teaching or home-making profes- sion. .M mini ii C, i;ii kk. S. L. S Industrial Courst Gilliam, I a. A very small, but interesting, girl is Mildred Gardner, she is inclined to bo quiet, hut her quietness belies her intelligence. Her greatest ambition is to help those who are in trouble. Sh is always ready to give her most hearty cooperatii n in the ES. L. S ' . « i . S A K 1 I ;t 1 1 • ii ill. I ., I inl nsh ml ( ' ■ ilrr smile always (Id other woi a), whicl i .ik.- everybodj lik. her. Bhe ha ■ rolce l i K • ■ ■ bird, wh ich draws tin ' bunch around whenever chord come forth Domestli Science is her hobbj Her chief expreeslorj Kill K I |l ls. K I. I »nlii t rlj I ml usl i ml ( ' ■ Ethel beilevea In i«o things the rigbl and Normal Llghta Her kind and obliging nature lias won for her the love and 1. 1 in of ever] one In 1 1 » . - clan Shi never says ■ wend aboul her " triumphs, " but, Judging from the pictures thai cover hei inc. hi. Bh and Cupid are the heal " t friends Bhe expecti to fol Ion the profession of teaching after graduation, and from all counts her " Principal " (?) has alreadj been selected. Lillib Imiiiiix. s K Independence, i a Industrial C Tins is ■ girl we all love ii Tangipahoa lias man] more iris like her, tin- State is waiting for them Her ■ nutrition In life Is to relieve stricken humanltj Because ol hi ' lis ' inn. comforting rolce, and youthful expression, in r tpl in life will not havi been Hlled until her aim is accomplished Ki - i " i - 9 K Sapoli on ill- i ■ I ml usl i ml ' . Her happj and siinn disposition is Mir. n win a Bin 111 iiinsi around her Bhe lias Intel] Joined the " French CIi • owing, perhapa, to the fad thai she i as found oul thai " II tak.s the Uk Can ■ oul it Pinkie Bowdex, E. L. S Simsboro, La. IndU8trial Coins. Her thoughts are kind and true; Her deeds are pleasing, too. Friends she has everywhere, And work observes with care. Gentlest in mien and mind, Gentlest of womankind. Levie Cazes, S. A. K. industrial Course Mark. La Levie is the little brown-eyed, curly-haired lassie whom we all love. She has been a faithful worker as a Normal Light. Al- ways ready to help any one, she is a friend of all. Levie came to the Normal with the intention of being a teacher, but now (fate will sometimes take strange paths) a housekeeper she would be. Kmmik Ski i . M. ( ' . ( ' . Natchitoches, La. Industrial Course Not timid, not bashful, generous, jolly, and ready to do what she can for the school and for her society — these are seme of tin characteristics of Emmie. To look at her, one would suppose she never had a trouble in her life. Am. II i: G i.i ' li. S. A K. Napoleonville, i a. Industrial Course Here is a girl who is a model of dignity, particularly since her acquisition Of the high position of practice teacher. Her favorite occupation i eating; but when not at this pleasant task, she al ways has something exceedingly bright to say. " I should worry " is her usual retort, and gives the proper Impression ol lnr happy-go-lucky disposition. El t-K Si -on M l :iriii« r ill. . I a Jnduatrial ' " iirx - i bit I on i- ' u Shi rson » ho and th n " • - lit. i carry them oul On« a thins It undertaken by - not laid aside until it is completed M mi.. i mum L ' Hcrbihox, s K Nati Industrial ' ■ Marguerite ' s straightforward manner is perl point Bhi never [alia ' " tell you exactlj what she thinks and ll while it maj make enemies, wins ber mans good Friends. Hei dark-brown eyes shine with enthusiasm and i moved si., never says " die, " but stands up till tin- la I.m.n K 1 1 K Nat l .1 1, ' iu nl I ' , K i I ii ' ii is onr star athlete His eel chin proclaims bis bulldog .rt Inacil J ami M h. n I r.iiuc rather too easily t " him I. ut when h. .! ■ ork. there are U s s he him. Km m Tiiim k, B. I. S ■ill., la i: ii i ni i Do w knew worth ' when w s. . |i . ... .ut her.-, yea Emma is a diligent, but qulel ami gentle, workei ■■■(I ju i ii wai exemplified when, in deciding upoi t the Not . i. .1 1 1,. Rural Tralnii in iins work she i- al h. i besl H ' r. sh » " ll even out i ambitions ier her, for sin will onl) have come int.. bei .w n. int.) | bapplni ss w hull a le bli r.ni- lift- tin- bapplness " i helping othi M Hyde, M. C. C. Chesbrough, I. a. Rural Course She is diligent, dutiful, and responds to every call; Sewing and cooking are accomplished with delight; Practice Teaching is no task at all; But the present that Mollie received Christmas nighl Is a hint that teaching she is sure to let fall. And just cook and sew — that ' s all. Viola Turner, E. L. S. Leesville, I. a. Rural Course Viola is quite a genius in Domestic Science. How happy sin i when she enters the realm of pots and pans! Rut she is scarcely less excellent in other lines of school work. Ever a diligent la- borer, she will be one of our brightest lights. Mattik Cain, E. L. S. Leesville, La I ' urul Cains Who knows a girl so kind and true, With hair of brown and eyes of blue? And if her trials are many or few . They ' re never told to me or you. But steadfast on those plans she works. And Bateman ' s lectures never shirks. Then Mattie ' s motto this must he; Both truth and faith and loyalty. " Maude ( ' irtkr, M. C. C. Natchitoches, La Rural Course Maude Carter is a loving creature, as one can tell From the ex- pression of her gray eyes. Her slow, sweet smile and pleasanl words are ready for every one. Kindness and gentleness are Ihe keynote to her unusuallj sweet, although retiring, nature. M»-. I.iz it V mis mm. M c c. . . I ' ii i ni r. Mn|i ar. I a Mr Varnado baa been in the Normal for some time, and baa never been guilt] r shirking her duty In anything. Bhe . hard, oonnclentlona worker, alwaya doing the ta-k assigned m ■ most cheerful manti- r Cn ui ks 1,. T %►-. II. C C Ha. M. • . la I, ' u i ni C( Charles Tynea I ' Chollie " ) !■ ■ worker, not only In athletics, ol which be !■ exceedingly fond, bul In everything else Happj and cheerful, be !■ alwayi work Doing bli duty, and is never found siiirku Nan mi Tmih i ► it M. c I ' ••!. Bt, I. a c Hin ni r. Nannie, or Nannie Buck, " baa been a loyal cli and a ■ I stud) in in tin- classroom the la unusuallj qulel and r. served, i ut at borne is a joii . good fellow, and thoroughlj no- mas ' ii ' art of having a good tlm A w Johi imi i m n M c. c . . . Rural Courae ■ Hi i .11 . I .a Josepblm not ii . BSmpresa Josephine, bul just plain Jos. phlne is our good-natured, Jollj glrL sin- ran plaj a )oki then tak - one, just as an) good-natured person can Piano chlng tak. ii i most oi her time when there isn ' t a boj on bei mind, in a feu ars you maj expert to si ■■ Josephtm alttlng with the Pacult) on the renowned student ol I ' arm Cropa and Soils .m.l Fertiliser! ml so it . Iiik to tio expr e s s ion need bj one ol our dearly-beloved Instrui Gertrude Futbal, S. A. K Port Barre, La. Rural Course " G " stands tor Gertrude, So graceful and tall, With her winning ways, And a smile for all. Thomas J. GRIFFIK, M. C. C Delhi, I. a. Rural Course Strong in all lines and successful as a manager of class and Potpourri, he is honored by every one he meets. His character is that of a leader, and all his affairs he rules with a steady hand. Never has he been known to falter or do the thing which does not bring about the most desirable results. In every organiza- tion of which he is a member he has a prominent part, and is honored and respected by all. Louise Lindsey, M. C. C. Jacoby, La. Rural Course Louise ' s eyes are the mirror of her soul. They seem to tell us what a pure, noble girl she is. Her sweet, but determined, nature is exhibited in her excellent basket-ball work. Clyde Carter, M. C. C. Sunny Hill, La. Rural Course Slow, Sure, OblisiiiK, Good-natured, Unobtrusive, Tnii ' blue. i Mn Ramhkt, 8 K Rural Count l la i. ssli Mai ;- " ip " i cur champion basket-ball i one of our " pluckiest ' and most courageous cla displayed ' tits, two characteristics In mort sraya than bj playing baskel ball. She t u -t failure with s sinil.- on her lips, and she believes that " if at first jron don ' t succeed, try, trj a. " Thh tnak bi r on, of thi smong our classmal I MOBRIH BjMMOXS, M C. C .... N I. . ' i I trustworthy friend is found In Morris BSmmons H uay read] and willing to help the causi any other activity of the student bodj H holds ■ certain for- merh esteemed Perlclean In swe I ' l Ml I IIKt K, M I ' C h ' II I ill ( ' • I has u popularity and esteem at hi has mad. ins waj through t hanging terms up with the Normal i of the obliging type who is never too bus] to shov, ■ bored clasamati tcta or to mpathetlc smile to the enthusiast! H is quiet, but al Ing floating around him; and his recitations art alwayi and to th» point His best qualities come out through close obw Bhlp, and onl] by these means can ins true self be appreciated l.oi v NliiKXT. E 1. S Alexandria i ■ •» imary I LolS is a l;i r I whom WC all greatlj admit, and ai lad to count as on oi us the Normal Lights Bhe is ver fond ot laughing, dancing, flirting, and havli d time; but tl rioua thoughts will force themselves upon her Her motti " Roll along, old world. ni) rn ndi with you. Okki.i WRIOHT, S. A. K Houma, La. Language Course " C. ' s " countenance at once makes you exclaim: " She is a schoolma ' am! " Reciting is her chief hobby. This she does with much ease and grace. She never gets angry, which accounts for the fact that she has numerous friends. We can plainly see her in the near future teaching Psychology in Bourg High School. Her pet saying is: " You think you ' re smart, don ' t you? " Sadie Cei estix, S. a. K. Houma, La. Language Course Ever blithe and gay, Sadie is not only a lover of fun, but a worker as well. Her happy laugh echoes down the halls, but in the schoolroom she applies her energy in the direction of work with a vigor that makes her a favorite with teachers as well as students. Frances Morris, E. L. S Grand Cane. La Language Course Frances, in her short stay here, has endeared herself to many. She is a girl who says very little, but speaks when she has some- thing worth saying. Frances is very sympathetic, especially with the student who has failed. Her services are offered: and if the subject be either Latin or Algebra, she excels in her coach- ing. Marguerite Sanders, S. A. K Opelousas, La. Language Cours( Marguerite Sanders is the Latin scholar of i.. S. X., and bids fair to rival our renowned Mr. Winstead in quoting Cicero, I)., " as she is called by her friends, is apparent l a quiet, si date girl; but if you think that she is. you are badly mistaken. for she is as noisy as ' most any girl can be. Her favorite quo- tation, " If music- be the food of love, play n. is symbolic of her life full of love and kindness ( Imiiici in Mimiki K L. S Man) Langvagi fo To the kiinl ami the iru. To the one who smiles mi j ou I ;• ii rode Moon ' She has a brain to conceive, a in an to plan, and ban carrj on! anj thoughtful deed tor others ' com fori These quail ties make in r a Mend t all «ii " know ber Maj sii live and i odear herself to others as Bhe lias to ns. s KlMIKV Montoomkbt, S K. . Delhi, l.i Languapi I a iruh sterling character. Blmira is always the i " voucher f r the ri M Her whole-souled allegiance Is glvei the Normal, She ai ■•■ ompllahee whal her soaring ambi- tions prompt her to i " . is tin most tealous and conscientious worker on the Hill; jret, withal, is never t tired to oblige her • of friends Noi i n Bodijj. M C. C. Franklin, i ■ angvapi ' o Noelh Is i ' ii- of the verj quiet members of our class, but still waters run deep. " Thai sin- is ■ rarj diligent pupil In French Is shown by her favorite expression ' Omalsnon. ' chei of French, shi •• " teachlnn for love of it and 1.11 I N I I l! 1 . I ' ' . I . .-• I .a .iliuliiinii Cuius- i.ii, " with her sweet smile and disposition, lias won numeroui ..I- Bhe is vers dignified, eapeclall) when teaching French. ad] ' " help those In need, but ' " " shj to ask an) Marie Quables, S. A. K LanguaOi Course New Roads, Da. Dins, dons: ding, dons! I ' ll sing yon a song, Tis about Marie: She is a good friend. Doesn ' t like men. And is awfully merry. She loves to sleep, Doesn ' t like things too deep: She does fix hair, Takes a dare. And learns her lessons readily. Mabuabet Emkkson. S. A. K Bolivar, Tenn. Music anil Art Course Patient Margaret is a very faithful student, although she is so quiet that few suspect it. She possesses a quantity of good com- mon sense, and rarely fails to apply it practically. " A friend in need is a friend indeed, " and Margaret is that friend. O. but she is loyal to those whom she counts her friends! Mary Emkkson. S. A. K Bolivar, Tenn. Music ami Art Course Here ' s to Tennessee, the State from which our .Mary hails! This sturdy little girl is quite original, and could easily win fame if she were just a little more certain of her powers. Notwith- standing this, Mary has made good in many ways, and will be- come, we hope, a beacon light in the paths of the teaching pro- fession. Edwina Bludworth, S. A. K Natchitoches, La. }[nsii (ii " l A rt Course Kklwina is as dear as she looks, possessing a voice that has an unusual quality of sweetness about it. She is capal le of leading an entire body of students in any enterprise, for she is endowed with a strong personality. EOdwina loves fun as much as any- body, and she usually has it, too. ■H Villi I I IIhmiim | | . 1 1 ■ thI . i k, la ami t Hid friendly, will alwi Into an] plai i tbal falls to her lot in her " i the Bner-aouled Individuals, delighting In lh beautiful and hoping in become a really greal art i. t h, r aunnj tur ' has gained for her : place In thi ■ nj Maj ipj and prosperouB caret r liiM Siimi ' vkm. 8 A K .... Natchitoches i MiiM ' •nul rl COH inna is »n r " general, all-around Bpeclallst g ! anywhere, anything Bh haa a heart with room for all, and unassuming modesty, which is her crowning virtue L»fll ! Hi Bltfl S K tfu tii and rt ( Clinton. I ;i adorabli . prett: art used In d Berthing Lovl i i Originality la the pillar on which rests all her thoughts, nmk inn them essent lallj i.o | 1 1 charmlngl] represented In her artistic wardr fn popularity ah excels, for hei an alwi i arm - anotht r • ndi ai Draught tf. Elizabeth Jon -n , B. A. K rallulah, I ;i u - . , . | • i abetb, better known a to thow who kno love her best, the talented members ol our class Het d i ■ her d ai da onlj , timid. Timid. ' however, applies to her vclci only, i " i true sport Rowena del Hommer, M. C. C Plaquemine, La. Music mid Art Course A real live " Kewpie, " with a face wreathed in smiles and crowned with rich auburn hair. Her voice, which placed her with the victorious IU. C. C. Quartet, is one of her greatest charms. Rowena is full of ready wit and sparkling humor, al- ways eager for a little fun, even though it does cost her her privi- leges for weeks at a time. Carolyn Roux, S. A. K Baton Rouge, La. Music and Art Goursi Who is the stylish-looking girl? " C. C, " the up-to-date member of our class. She is loved by every one and admired by her pu- pils. She sings her way merrily through the world, for she is endowed with the voice of a mocking bird. Cleo Vaughan, S. A. K. St. Francisville, La Music mill Art Course Cleo is the baby of the class and an encyclopedia of music. She is serious in school work, but O when out of it! Lake Providence, La Alice Dorothy Vouoht, S. A. K. Music and Art Course Dorothy ' s curly hair and sweet smile win for her many friends, young and old. She is a thoroughly artistic little person, who sees beauty in everything. Give her a task to do, and she sets about it with the lightest heart and happiest manner, and soon it is accomplished. Dorothy is always ready with a willing hand and an encouraging smile, for which all of us love her dearly. Il;i w OCX) Norm ' n s A K UiuU mill ir Com Norma ia m it ur quiet, earnest workers student, ami is onusuallj well read, while hi markable ail add u, her personal .hams or her i tea, the la an unfailing loyaltj t her friends, i ■ everything with irhich she la concerned. K " M Goto S K Marks ill. Mil Mi ii mi rl Evelj n. di ar, you n a bw el httii mrl . hut whj do " u set " their ' hearta In • whirl? A.l.K ' 1 LaComiii S a K 118, 1 a I ml it.st i hi I ' . Alice LaComtM la the girl with the dream) brown eyes, th i h-bloom complexion, and the dark, curlj hair. She llki called " bah] " bj her classmates, but acta verj dignified when the Dean calls oul her nam. among th« to meel heT In tin eptlon-room just after lunch. She is al her heal even morn- ing at the third period, for it is then thai she puts on b r manners to go to th training s chool ; meel her " dem utile ■ „ns Thyra Dkmiulue, 8 K Industrial Courn Shreveport, l a Our Scottish las.- poaai physical charms; bul if we il attracted i. these, her pleasing peraonalltj and ■ mi s, dm " i humor win for her a multitude oi friends Her char can hi described bj the one tboughl " 8heain ' l pretty, bul she ' I " -■ M wiY Wii.kinr, E. L. S Minden, La. Social Science Course This little pug-nosed girl has endeared herself to all. Cheerful and happy, unconcerned aboul the ways of the world, she goes about. But just let her " crush " go with some one else, and you ' ll hear from Mary. She is a good student and a very reliable person. Ronv Loom is. S. A. K Baton Rouge, La. Social Science Course It ' s hard to say just how Roby was nicknamed " Loonie, " for those P+ ' s indicate anything but " wiggle tails in her think-tank. " She is tall, slender, and graceful. As for her disposition — well, ou know the kind that is portrayed by a sweet smile. M y Celestix, S. A. K. Houma, La. Language coins. May Celestin, who would prefer to change " May " to " Maize, " and hopes to change " Celestin, " too, some day, is one of this il- lustrious class. She has won remarkable fame throughout this crowd, due to her thorough mastery of the Greek language. Sh really believes that she is a " soul of beauty in a mold of clay. " and thus far we have not been able to gather sufficient data to disprove her belief. Her chief ambition is to grow thin. Lillian Davis. S. A. K. New Orleans, La. Mathematics a ni Science Course This would be a dead old world if there were no merrymakers, and " Lil " is one. Jolly, happy-go-lucky i ?), she always sees the sunny side and is ever ready to boost the downcast. She is the friend of every one and the " jester " of the class. In TO! i - S K Industrial Co ii. r. i- ■ living exam pit ing niinii in ■ health] bod) ' na 1 lilng hw wain mor» To find a subject about which she in Ignorant la Imp hlf. ah the professors bt la really bright and studious, but al ht in the act of studying Hot laughing apella, her good nature, and I wit hare mad her popular with all her lai Eu.nh i Boj is. B, L. 8 I k j lint Nil matter how blue the day. Bui amlle will alwaj reel rou Bw quiet, and dignified, abe has a will of her own v. J. Bennett, E. L. 8 Bert Mai ii- n i.i think oi a deep, quiet pool, ao clear and solemn!] calm. But " still wa tor runs ad Williams thoughts do likewli Kn.it Lu i i II i i . S A . K Blgie is our little i girl; but even Southerner, when h hears th pure, rich j of her wonderfull] aweet volet i ardent admirer Bl maiden; and when ahe " rolls " her mlachlevoua brown eyea at jrou ai ' iiai iiar laugh and that bob oi her ad, jrou cast all cares to the winds and do ai ahi Mda i Lauba Mm h ■ ■ . K. . . Washington, I Industrial Co Some ' .i . hoi pretty, and others call her darling, ' while those that knoa hex call her " " Her fact reveala everything and bides nothing Innocence To set her in a melancholj mood, one would thins that she could not appreciate a juke Her cart nature is hlghlj developed, and sh bellevea that to be happy, one must ask neither lh nor i he ' wh] i t life. ' M vu Km i k. 8. A. K. Munim . La Ml ' I ' ll Mary Faulk Is an adorable littli creature, light and airy, aweet and demurt Bh hi of admirers, and her frienda are without number sin trill not leavi a P record but, taking her altogether ill right We wonder aomel oa " llttlt Mi who is sin h a home girl, baa mans ■ awaj from home this Ion (Win I i BKO i ii i n. S A K .... I. nt. In i I .i In Camilla w Bad a dear little maid. r prim and p n her critic teacher is around, but lo! when aht vaj Dancing up and down th halls of tl n.ry in i -arii is her cl lire Her favorlti cracky! la nisi • iipi, ,if t nil do, but we ail love and admire i i£l?ss£ans SIMMER CLASS, 1915 OFFICERS President Gibson J. Dugas Vice President Virginia Prescott Secretary Carrie Maus Treasurers Spencer R. Emmons, Bobbie Reiser Jester Fannie Robin Honor System Representative .... Virginia Prescott Motto To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield Flower Sunflower Colors Black and Gold Yells U-1-y-s-s-e-a-n-s ! Ulysseans, Ulysseans ! Yea, yea, yea ! We are, we are They, they they! Ulysseans, Ulysseans! We ' re it, always fit; Made a hit, got the grit ! Ulysseans — ah ! i n KiAK Beesle v 1 •■ act ' , 1 S«».rch Me.. | ,-. t HYJcva. Ma. You.no PV ■• ' E.L.5. ■ Db, don ' t- you Knew? ' g ■ , 5.B.K. _ 9| VoumaKe tic. blos ' . Bl 1 H | KiX. n . VV«»1 , » t " " .j- « , E.LS. ? WK.vt Y ' ia.y tn.ct. Na »lc Jone 5.A.K. Thun J tTH-MuJ L..D eJc nsonr e. - m.c.c " Jingling " Panorama of tlje i£l?sscans Ascension ' s praise? by Singer are sung; Avoyelles sends Jeansonne and Vera Mae Young ; And Prejean and Dugas tell of Assumption gay; While Readheimer represents Bienville, they say. From dear old Caddo comes E. Starling, so coy ; And Reiser, of Calcasieu, o ' erflows with great joy. C. Hamiter, from Claiborne, does work with a vim ; De Soto sends Guile and our Ramsey, so prim. From Baton Rouge de Britton and Morrison we hail, While East Feliciana ships a fine little Sale. R. Beasley, of Franklin, she works day and night ; And J. Dean, of Grant, appears always right. Then Fannie Robin, an Iberian girl, As natural class jester, keeps things in a whirl. From Jackson, S. Emmons o ' er lessons ne ' er frets ; And Lafourche ' s A. Dugas a dairy soon gets. R. Robinson, of Lincoln, surpassed by none, All problems in Science doth quickly o ' ercome. From Natchitoches Parish, See we have Seven ; And there ' s the bunch we think is in Heaven. Margaret Ecker, M. Jones, B. Sutton — what fun Each has for herself after lessons are done ! Metoyer, and Lucas, Voiers, and Tarver, Along with the rest, have never a bother. From Ouachita come six maidens fair: There ' s Halsell and Coon, with never a care ; J. Boyd and S. Smith are leaders quite gay ; While Rainbolt and Windes go along with the fray. Then, leaving these, Rapides is in line, With Whittington, Blackman, and Prescott sublime; And three finer girls can nowhere be seen Than Sandifer, Ponder, and McFarland, of Sabine. St. Bernard ' s " Vira " Torres French teacher will be, While in White, of St. Landry, no saint do you see. Our Maus, from St. John, works never in vain ; But St. Helena ' s Wilson from laughs should refrain. Just two Ulysseans to Terrebonne belong — C. Toups and Mat. Aitkens, who plod slowly along. ' Lise Ramke, from Vermillion, is pretty well read; M. Hughes, of Vernon, on sweetmeats is fed ; C. Coussons and Woodward, from Webster, so grand, Join Wasson, from Winn, the choice of her land ; Our Painter, from Washington, has met with her fate. And so with this we Ulysseans terminate. Ooast to the l£lps$4cms A toast we drink to the morning That break- BO fair o ' er the world A song we Bing to our fellows To cheer them on in life ' s whirl; But to you. o Ulysseans, Our ideal of all that is be We drink to you, wo live for you With life ' s most ardent . Jessie Boyd. ' S ' lesperians fall class l91b Colors Floweb 11 and Gold Yellow Chrvsanthemum Mot i 1 1 We lead ; others follow OFFICERS President . WILL PHILLIPS Vice President . Mi rrell Stafford Treasurer Gladys Bringhi rst Secretary Li am Meredith Poet GRAC] MOOR] Artist Ruth Nuckolls POTPOURRI EDITORS Virginia Russell Gladys Bringhursi K l HRl N BERLY I rRACE MOORI , N r " Lucille Meredith Columbia. La. Fannie R. White S. A. K. Norwood, La. Elizabeth Hoi.t Davis Columbia, La. Virginia Russei.i S. A. K. Monroe, La. Hek.mye Bei.i S. A. K. Bastrop, La. Lady Bird Dixon S. A. K. Monroe, La. Louise Kei.soe S. A. K. Bovce, La. Gladys BbINQHURST S. A. K. Alexandria, La. Will Fun lips Natchitoches, La. Cask 1 1 Booos M Plain i M UN Ki i Mi kk i 8. A. K ■. [beria, La THl DA B. Mi BBA1 .SAW N ' . u 11 ' . via. I. a MaTTII C miiini R ...Ml ' Plain Dealing, La William Fauvkh M. C. Jackson, La Ruth Nuckolls H.C. Plain Dealing, ' Shin 8PEW Mi ' Slaughter, La C,k i l - n . 8. A.K I ' attnrHon, i || n I ' ii i m;i. B.L.8 Grand ( ' an . La Jessie Da NIELS Columbia, La. Hilda Falcon M. C. C. Waggaman, La. Bektha Pierce E. L. S. Grayson, La. Kathryx Berly .... Natchitoches, La. Jimmie Davis Choudrant, La. Eva Vernon Chesbrough, La. Bessie Cakstakphex M. C. C. Plain Dealing, La. Ml KKEI.I. N. SlAI lOIUl . Mount Hermon, La. Kin hi Palmek Hombeck, La. n mi- Ronnu B.A. H Franklin. l4». Lou v irNim H K Franklin, . Ki 1 iii i ii Fowl S. A. K. . « [berfa, ij» I. n ii Bobdi i " N . S. A. K. Hunkir. hn K i in i Hawkins S. A. K. Natchitoches, l-a. Mm | Km i m n B. 1 8 La. Qai miii K iv s v K Natch itoi hes, l » l.i mi 1 1 DbBlisux B.A.K Match itocbi b, l.a. I.ioi urn B.L.8 CcllfllV. I .11 NELLIE A. Ol ISSCOCK M. C. C. Mansura, La. FLORIDA Watson . . . . Leesville, La. John B. Foubnet St. Martinsville, La. Gkkm.ii Manning . . . . Robelino, La. Maid Hogan S. A. K. Cheneyville, La. Elizabeth Ptjecell Bunkie, La. Ll ' THEB Rovhk E. L. S. Grayson, La. TKcsperians Chronological Oable REIGN OF ( ' I.A.MAN 1. I. Fir t historical period B: 20 P.. I.. to 9: K ' B.I II. Kingdom- -Psychology. III. Subjects Seventh Termers. IV. Principal events — A War with Macht. Stumm. Katze, Hahcn. P. Conquesl of abo 1 Result of conquest — P — . REIGN f PETER THOMPSON II. I. Second historical period — 9: 10 P.P. to 10 P. I.. II. Kingdom — Calculus. IIP Subjects- Mathematician-. IV. Principal events — A. Treaty with Pi. B. Term- of treaty. P Compromise on P. REIGN K QUEEN ORA I. I. Third historical period— 10 B.P. to 10: •_ ' " P.I . II. Kingdom- Prose Fiction. III. Si; Seventh Termers IV. ciown of Court Greville Swing. V. Principal event — A. Murder of Queen ' s English. PAN-CONGRESS -10: 20 P. I.. TO 11 P.P. I. Place Souse oi intermission. IP Nations represented FacuK] and student Bod) IIP Speaker of House Hall Policeman. REIGN M EMPRESS ARNADO I. Fourth historical period n B.L. to 11 : 20 B.L, II. Empire— History Land. III. Subjects Disciples of Woodrow. [V. Principal events — A. Monthly B. Results I " . CONSULSHIP OF COOLEY 1. Fifth historical period— 11 : 50 B.L. to 12 : 40 B.L. II. Consulate — General Methods. III. Subjects — Fifty Unfortunates. IV. Principal events — A. Assassination of Pencil. B. Adoption of National Song, " First to the Window and Then to the Door. " REIGN OF VICTOR LEANDER I. I. 1 : 20 A.L. to 1 : 40 A.L. II. Kingdom — Auditorium. III. Subjects — Normalites. IV. Principal events — A. King Holds Levee. B. Calls Subjects to Justice. MIGRATION TO THE LAND OF BOOKS I. Sixth historical period— 1 : 40 A.L. to 2 : 30 A.L. II. Guiding spirit — Miss Scharlie Russell. III. Motto— " Go Out Quietly, Please. " FIRST REPUBLIC I. First President — Sieur de Sant Amant. II. Seventh historical period— 2 : 30 A.L. to 3 : 20 A.L. III. Party in power — Single Taxers. IV. Principal event — A. Adoption of Motto, " And So It Goes. " (Tld5$ " Poem of all the stare we know and love, Hesperus ia the best. Resplendent in the skies above, He shine- o ' er all the rest. He puides us through our troubles here. Through sorrow, and through sin: He keeps US safe from unknown fear Our real life to begin. Our life ' s new morn we struggle through. Hesperus ia ur jruide. He takes our class, so weak, so few. And helps na o ' er the tide. When this sweet morn we shall have passed, And life ' s dull eve draws ulgh, Though darkness o ' er all may be cast. Hesperus reigns on high. As our loved star to u does seem, Must we to others be, Ami by our lives refled his beam To those out on life ' s sea. If we are me( by breaker ' s wrath. We turn and look ashon ; Hesperus ' beam will light our path Ac in dark days of vim. KATHBn N BERLY Unvested tors WINTER CLASS, 1916 Motto : Live to learn Flower : Easter Lily Colors : Gold and White OFFICERS President Bernard Nelken Vice President Carrie Belle Lee Secretary Gladys Latham Treasurer Matt Buatt POTPOURRI EDITORS Margaret Pickles Zaidee Boatner Graham Stuckey Ruth Conerly Anne Towles !S§ tlusic ait6 .Art Course tat The course of Music and Art [a dear to every one ' s heart We Bing the roft, Bweet lays; We paint the perfect days. So list the praises sung To us by many a tongue. M. R. C. MEMBERS Naomi BeckCORI Helen Burleigh Helen Freeman Ruth Stodghill Beulah Thompson Thelma Trichel Marguerite Traylor 1 1 Tan uage (Lours Here are found the many classes, Filled with laughing lads and lassies, Studying Latin, which is dead, Till they ' re swimming in the head ; Studying French with all their might, Till they feel they want to fight. Soon will come another day, Which is not so far away, When, as teachers of the same, None can rob them of their fame. M. R. C. MEMBERS Ethel Abington Alton Alfred Dewina Atkins May Ruth Conerly Jessie Lee Connell Rosalie Goldberg Mamie Griffith Edith Hawkins May Pellerin Ellen Landers Gladys Latham Ethel Lyons Katherine Marston Aimee Maurin Lanier Pattern MZatbematics an Science Course r t let your Physics, Analytics, Mathematics, too; Learn to do it ; suit the critic-. If it makes you blue. Know the acids, learn the gaa M thoda and the rest ; I kra ' l get -irk and leave the class When von have a • ;. s. MEMBERS (Catherine Breazeale Esther Rentrope Lena Carlton Edward Roberts Gladys ( " ile rraham Stuckej Bernard Nelken Mary Tanner 3it6ustrial (Tourse irpos wpn. The wisest set of girls in us you see, For we will prosperous housewives be ; We learn just how to bake the whitest bread; Of those who cook we ' ll be the head. Cheap grades of cloth can never us deceive ; Our Textiles teach the test of weave; And we, you know, can sew the neatest seam ; Our work would make your faces beam. M. M. P. MEMBERS Lucie Aucoin Mabel Bergeron Daphne Cappel Theoda Causey Eunice Dezauche Florence Dorr Anna Bell Ewing Esther Goyne Sylvia Himler Gracie Howard Thelma Iglehart Robert Kidd Mamie Koomv Laurina Labbe Marie Montgomery Bertie Phillips Gladys Pender gust Eula Ross Lucile Rountree Stella Roy Carrie Roussel Vera Stagg Hulda Stussel Winnie Strickland Carolyn Wooten jprimar? Course PRIMARY With our music we ' re having a struggle; Our handcraft is such a greal task; With everything else we have trouble; But we ' re Hearing our goal at last. ' .. B. MEMBERS Marjorie Atkins Helen Jones Ethel Bailey Mildr ed Barnes Effie Boddie In ola Cargill M:u Haas Achsah Harris Pearl Legendre Ruth Lewis 1 liein Mire Margaret Pickels Mildred Saal Rose Taylor 3 ural ISrainiRg Course We love the cows and the chickens — And this is the life ! A. T. MEMBERS Matt Buatt Fulton Plauche Berta Cole Thelma Powell Doris Davidson John C. Thompson George Morris Nora Talbert Esther Overbey Anne Towles Sarah Pinkston Irbie Wofford Social Science (Tourse 50CIAL SCIENCE These girls will lead the government, Ami greal results there ' ll he ; They ' ll learn to wield that instrument Till social evils flee. The records of the growth that ' - past They gel from history; The soda] needs they ' ll meet so fast. We ' ll gain a century. MEMBERS Nellie Bynum Vera Rutledge Mary Hamilton Thelma Se. Carrie Belle I • e Pearl Street Blizabeth Peurifoj Kuth William- (Grammar (Toursc GRAMMAR. We, the Grammar students, Love this course so dear ; And that ' s half the reason Why we are up here. We ' ve a little Civics, Nature Study — what? Want to keep up with us ? Then vou ' ll have to trot. MEMBERS W. H. Beesom Mildred Blumenthal Sallie May Chaffin Anna Dorman Martha Fourmy Inez Gandy Ouida Gibson Nell Dorman Verna Hightower Emily McAlpin Moatie McClenaghan Mildred McClendon Carrie Pharr Esther Washburn Blanche Weldon Clara Whitlowe Spartans SPRING CLASS. L916 OFFICERS 1,|V : ' n ' Jn.iA Bains Vl ce PK»uten1 Fhank ft Secretary K| , NA ,, ANT 1 , ' ,; ' " VI ' Compton Frew Motto Spartans spell J Flow i r Black-eyed Susan ( lOLORS ( Grange and Black Spartan " Palmist awa Bell I.iota Alpobh .. , ,. ... ,, . . You a m be a famous ac- " " , ' " , delightfully hi nil- trea8 if „„„ hon ' t thin " " ' ■ ' ' " ' ' ' " ■ " f " 1 - 1 ' too much about mail-can COBDIB Al ' THEY III ill BON NEB You will some day bt di Possessing great musical voured by a wild biast talent and a charming a calf, most likely personality Lodekic r. Avu Bessie Boylston Specially adapted in his Slow at all calls, except torn and slumber mail-call t I ' i:k Bailey Sarah Cade Your love of art and apples In iiour career as a foil: uiii ruusi uou to in n dancer you u-iii rival great naturt artist Mrs. Castle in popularity Makv Liu Cole Julia Bains ., , ,, , hlill I, nil G0lt o opinion uiil in given ■■: ts u merry old soul. you, as you already havt ' ' " ' " men y old soul is si a mighty omul om 0 sin ' s mod in Soience, yourself Hood in lalh.. Especially Geovu trei Mm iM ' •. ,«.; and i ...hiimii. ten. ttludluu and ■■ h.,,,i Mm ■ ,,, ,,, II JOTMU . ...Ms ' " ' Jotmhcr. " uou ' U mmm ».»-- ' ' ' ' " " ' " ' " " ' i ■ i . . CoMITON I HI HI ) »ll ii ill In ' l i i i Hi lllilil ,„, pal II Hti ikiim in i ...h.i i ' . ,; ,,, „,. i ■mllu miKiiiii tin . 11 ■ ♦ I ... In UltD World irid .in. ., in. . italJ »•.». i i " i ' i« ' ,,,,., limn 1 1.11 1 in. h.hm.mi ' n ; ..i.i. Compan nli •! in .on in 11 I " " t 1 mi., inn. Hai Q ooii I I hi. 1. 1 mimli ' • " ' ' ' ' ■ ' ac Gbai Mabi Lazabo ion , bright, . ,, ■ ,• ;,„ " ' .. ] « . an awfuJ Krt. tAinJe » ,-, ;„y«„r »o» FOtt ' re hardly off willi SPCO ' ' ' " W ore »,-,• ;,oi Y. " II IGfWl a II, „■ Gerthude Hall Eunice Lawes Tour histories lt jii taki tin ' lf " ! Uf 1 ■ place of those used in ' ' " ' " menu one: the intblie 8Ch00l8 to dan ■ ' 0OOd husband. l,,,!- l " skeary " one. Laba Hewitt Your life ,ri,l be filled with PEABL MCVEA exciting experiences and Teacher of ■indoor " base- adventures ball at L. 8. N. in lih ' ,0 Zll ' POBAH II.,, ,■,,,; Mai; ,,, M ,,,. 11VI1 .. N . " ' " ' ' . ' owe pitpH Ei aim; lazabo Hiijja Moody I great suffragette. You ' ll Bilda, you Imr, n ,;, , ,,„ iinii tin record of i,s agination; but i„ , lln Pankhurst ' " ' ■ dun , or old " Mao " will run an in, „i a, „,,„ I I N III II hand in 1 . Hull I- I x lmbl toitffunl and ■ " " ' " ' ' " ' , ,; (i m- l 1 1,111 ill lull, ' I hi.i old bwllty, vmI «■■ ' rrlullu 1 i;,,, nui Ihi Irtt ' iii ' l Katiikuim i t„ |ii..m t ON ,i, bat " mi ,. :, run ( ul ilmi it,,- ,,„ ,„i,i, , i. ,i,h,ii,,l hi, ,h„ mil lead I,, pill • t w 1 1 ■ v Mai V l on ' IJ »i ' • I hoi • lljlfil .1 . f ll !• III f III II II la l ♦ 1 SKZ Williams Tour paintings trill makt their way into nil tin ■ lebrated art gallerii u Mks, Bbbson " ii hnr, mi I m, in futt MAI [) BKUGERO.N In I ' .ur, ii, hi will be found in n convent as teach a ' l English DOEOTHX YKAltWunli our future depends upon your faithfulness to a certain member of the A " . ■:. Esther class 1 long life us an old-maid school I, ml,, r Rladts Greog ) on will be n succi ssful ro, nil of Newcomb ' s ban k t-biiii team Madd Killln Quid on,! unassuming Valentine Olinde You ' re bound to be sum, ho, la ' s Valentine, and it inll probably be F. ] ' s Gkohue Maiius ott ' re n model — perhaps of tin :, ro barometer Tiiko McAi.pin Addicted to numerous smihs and Ail roue,, I Arithmetic Optimists SUMMER class. L916 Motto To make the dark light Flower Colors Red Rot Cardinal and Silver OFFICES Pi. sidenl Eric n. DeBlieux Vice President Kmim Poche retary Annie D. Corbett Treasurer Zula Richard ROLL Gene Allen Mary Haynes Ena Phelps Grace Atldna Louise Hodges Elva Pickett Bernice Barnes Brline Johnston Belle Blauche Ruth Bennetl Eloise Larche Emily Poche Mary Bonner Mar; Alice Larche Frances Proffitl Annie Mae Hurt es Latham Zula Richard Emily Caillel May B. Lester Lea Richardson Annie D. Corbetl Lucille Long Gladys Rose Lela Crowder Willie McCoy Inna Scotl Eric N. DeBlieux May Alice McGraw Corrie Steele Hazel Dugas Kathleen Merritl Willie Swan Viola Durham Jessie Moore Vesta Teagle Gervais Ford Lillian Mulder Cecile Tregre Theodocia Foster Inna Ruth Nuttall Marie Varnado Camille Guyton Marjorie Oliver Ella Vial Annie Ruth Harold Josephine O ' Quinn Warren Voiers fourth- Ocrm Class tteetina, DI 8CU8S POTPOl RR1 REPRESENTATION Committed to the committer of th whoU $chool in i ordered to •• printed m the Potpourri » Timk -16 minatea after 3 20 Wedneada Pi . i Mr Sniiiii ' s room House called to order by Vice President Koll Call: Tardles— Warn ii Yours i | iTBUadlng Mr. ROJ to BigD thl beat eXCUBI hi Can 1 1) ink 0J Eric DeBlleui (learning nen daact May H Leater 1 1 sailing the mall mii. Ruth Maroiii (trying to convince Mr SI Amain thai Bhreveport is tii - only city ) . Erllne Johnston, Man aJlci Lard ticlng duet rti.- Wrulii i lost in th. . ruu,l i Belle Plauche (playing for folk dancln Marj Haynea, Irma Bcotl (chasing bugs and dies to murder la BO tuii. l) Corbett, Biota Larchi (arrested for Bpeed i i ;ra. . vkiiis i primping I. [Eri DeB lieux fox trott into tin room nml f.iA-. i th P rhair.] - K . Us. d Camllle Ouyton, Lucille Long, Loulae Hodgea ( Indisposed 1 Zula Richard (la Inflnnarj sunk a pin In hi r tin- rvala Ford i extra band pracl li Jan Warner (apraylng cabbage plant ima Ruth Nuttall (stud] Ing I BSmll] Poch rrectlng papera ror Mrs Williamson). Bernlo Barnaa (studying Chemistry). Willi. Mi to Qrao the honor ol beln ti man. [Bntei ' mi. " When I Loti You, " followed ' u afa it Corbett, with long oficial-lookino envelope , tinging i Perfect Dap. " ] Brlc, President What ' s the pleasure of the hou Kiva I ' M,, tt i propoau Kr pann sin. hi D Wot ' II Prancea ProfDtl " 1 move that are ask Miss.- Varnado, Tea and Latham to sit iii thi • that are ma young ladiet mentioned haughtily - " I- Lillian Mulder Buch nerve! Why, I ' m not ah ri about mj Ha Nor I ah out in height; Lin glad I ' m so tall and si.it. h Brlc, Prealdenl • ould some one suggest son,. to what kind ..t material, pit ouid have in the Potpourri Q nn w. ii. i an .1 . in. idi a In Bubblea thi [Dinnei bell I ■ ' •... ! hilh i-iiiii i out.] M V II s tt)e tisbt Trails Softly shadows now are falling Over all the Normal Hill, And the souls of strong Fourth-Termers With ambitions quickly fill. With a gaze bent on the future, With a forward, steadfast eye, Each one firmly vows within him To win out, or else — to die. On a stage in far, dim future .Marie calmly takes her place, And, with voice so clearly ringing, Charmeth all with winning grace. Eric has a high ambition: Sup ' rintendent he will be; When he gets into the school world. Many wonders all will see. Gervais sees a brass band rising; He himself is at its head, For he ' s routed Mr. Stopher — Honors are for him instead. Annie D., with gaze on future, Sees a happy little home, And the ruling household spirit Is none other than her own. Vesta, in her Mathematics, Will excel the men of old Who were great in works of this kind In the past — so we are told. So it is with each strong member, Future holds some thing sublime; With their book skill and their learning. They " ll be leaders in due time. Joseph inf. O ' Qnw « « TEUa,? on tl)£ H?ourtl)- 5erm (Lfytmislvy Class Good students all of every sort, Give ear unto my song; And if the time you stay is short, You will not hear me long. At L. S. N. there was a man. I readily declare That every day he was on hand — Unless he was not there. A kind and gentle heart had he; His class he ' d never shirk; His pupils every term passed he — When thev had done the work. And in his class a girl was seen, As in most classes be, Who was as cute and bright, I ween, As other girls we see. The girl at first, she was his friend; She studied hard, it seemed; But when the month came to an end, That F! O, how it gleamed! The case, it seemed both queer and sad Unto the teacher ' s eye; And since he thought she would be glad. To pass her In would try. Bui soon the term eaine to an end; Her slip, it had not lied. A ring all red and neatly penned Was proof she hadn ' t tried. Lkta i i osn ,es Vllouettes FALL CLASS. L916 OFFICERS President Sanford Roi Vice Presidenl Dennis Sikes Secretary Tal Labgi hi: Treasurer Eunice Odom Honor System Representative . Dennis Sikes POTPOURRI EDITORS Alma Ayinckr TAL LaRGUIEB Eunice Op »m Marguerite Stewart Floweb White B Colors White ;m l rreen Motto •• Type " f the wise who soar, but never roam; True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home. " iliSilfh; TBI SlSi (Tlass 3 oll I larrie Addison an Allen Jeannette Ariail Marie Arnaud Alma Avinger Mabel Barlow Frances Bergeron Winnie Bouanchaud Lucille Burleigh Leila Calliham May Carlisle le Cloutier Kay Collette Mar Rose lonley Paul Ducournau Sunshine Klynn Aline (lianelloni Edna Gibba Sallie B. Gray Loreen Hargrove Sophie Haydel Kathleen Han-ell Esteve Hymel James Jeansonne Blanche Jewell ( !lara Kennedj Tal Larguier ( llarence Leonard Sudie Merritl Eunice Odom Josephine O ' Quinn [zetta Peters Myrtle Pettey Una Prudhomme Ruby Rabb Prank Ricard San ford Roy I tennis Siki Eleanor Smith Marguerite Stewart Mary Upton Alma Vaughan Leander Vercher I rs.-i Vbdopivec Jera Warner Beatrice Watson Joyce Weaver Pear] Weaver I tozier Webster Blanche Weema Art ie Wrighl dlass 3 t)?mes au6 Singles There was a young lady from Sport, Who played so well on the court, She was chosen as guard By her honorable pard, And knocked the ball to the Fort. There was a young man named " Frank, " Who was so long and so lank That when a test came, He wrote down his name, And gave in a paper so blank. Come, every young lady of town, Give cause for your elaborate gown, Or else Brother Roy, Filled with wonderful joy, Will order you a step or two down. 0, my dear, poor Mickie O ' Quinn ! You are so excessively thin, I ' m afraid for your health — Fear you ' ll catch your death ; So pick up your speed and go in. There was a streak o ' luck called " Wright, " Who was so wonderfully bright, She packed up her books, Gave a laugh at her looks, And whispered to her friends : " Good night. " There goes a young man called " Sike, " To whom third-term girls do hike. Add " y " to his name; " Si key " we obtain — A fashion the Normal girls like. Izetta was called on one day To think of something to say. She thought and she thought, But nothing she caught; Then the honor was offered to Kay. There was a young lady in school Who never would think of a rule; She talked in her class. And seldom did pass ; So now she ' s been placed oil a stool. There was a dear, tittle, harmless boy, Pozier " by name, who was a great joy. Much love he did make; Many hearts did he break ; Yet in- always g ec med to be coy. There was a young lady called " May. ' Who was bo exceedingly gay She tilted her DOS ' Hung her dainty b And stumbled headlong n her way. There was a bright class in school. Wonderful workers by rule; " Third term " it was called; By all it was balled. But worked on with head that was cool. At recess Batelle went to Sam ' s; She bought some jellies and jams ; But when she came back, Mi - . Roy with great tact Closed the door before her with slams. One day in Lab., just for fun, Ruby and Clarence talked some. When, to their surprise. Mis- ( hrerbey ' s eyes Rack to their desk made them run. Our teacher in English is kind; Our faults she never doe- liml ; Rut when on a test she says, " ' l ' » your best. " You ' d better begin righl on time. The Punniesl teacher to me I- one that will never ayree. Hi- feel are like lead. His face is quite red ; Bui all of you know I,. A. D. siat- Weaver weighs one hundred pound-. And yet she isn ' t nuvk ; Her face is sharp and thin, but — zounds! — She has a world of check. 3okcs Mr. Hedges : " Miss Lazaro, how could I find one edge of a cube if I had the volume given? " Heloise (promptly) : " Uncube it. " First Latin Student: " Are you taking Csesar this term? " Second Latin Student : " No ; I ' ve only been exposed to it. " Third Termer: " Cheer up, dear fellow; we ' ll be all right soon. Mr. Williamson has just ordered twelve cans of manners to be distributed among the pupils in our History Class. " Mr. Monroe : " Well, Miss T , when did vou put your countenance back on this Hill? " Miss T (thinking he said " account " ) : " 0, I didn ' t put it back! I left it in the Homer National Bank. " " Miss Larguier, have you done the experiment with iron filings yet? " asked Mr. Fournet. Miss Larguier : " Yes. " Mr. Fournet : " What did they look like? " Sudie (in a whisper) : " Tell him like his mustache. " P tttlnus, $, anb IfS " plus We thank thee for P Minus ; We like it more than F, Especially in Chemistry — We ' re sure that ' ll be our death. We thank thee more for P alone, In Solid you all know; For when we go to take a test, Our ignorance we show. We thank thee most for big P Plus, But that we seldom see ; For when it comes to real exams., We ' re green as green can be. A. A. and E. 0. pelicans WINTER CLAS8, 1917 OFFICERS Presidenl Roberi Bbowni Vice Presidenl America Stuckek retary l i rune Clark aaurer Harvei Moreland Motto Nut for ourselv «, but for others I lOLORfl Green and White Flow i s White Chrysanthemum iamille Aaron Annie Ruth Allen Maggie Ruth Boydstun Roberl Browne Mattie B. Butler Mattie V. Butler Rhea Callegari Lurline ' lark Mattie Collins Vannie look Elma Conger Sadie Cunningham Rita I ' ■ :endorf Lonie I ' " I is Had} s I Durham Naoma Kmersim Madison Funderburk rladys rleason ROLL Gladys Glover Julia rriffin Allyne rlaynes Carl Henry Anna Howerton i.a Vera Jackson ( lertrude Killen Heloise Lazaro ( rrace Lindsej Lilline Logan Ruth Mitchell Dulcie Mob Annie Montgon ery Harvey Mor land Roy Ortmeyer Chloe Paint i Myrtis Painter Stella Patterson Jessie Pien irg • Poret Alphonse Prudhomme Viola Prudhomme Winnie Roj Edith Rutherford Annie Lee Satlerlev 1 . ' Din tt Scallan America Stuckey Murphy J. Sylvesl .ii»i phine Tauzin Estelle Thornton Annie Timon Albert Trichel Ovide Turpin Charles Webb Elizabeth Webster R. 1 ' .. Williams 3Cj 3 40 j f Br r P l ' l l.h - pelican , a la Mother OOS4 • ok and I ril Were walking onl on Sunda) Yantii, ok ii I • morrow w ill 1..- Mond Hah ami French arc ve cat ion. iul II ,i - had: ;•• rpli Rh a. And Algebra drives her mad. Loni . of Words and n is lik - a gard d fall f w . nd when ih weeds begin to -row. Thin doth the garden overflow Lnrline and Cam! lie sat undt i Looking as happy as happy could I Till Anna came by with a sorrowful sigh, tad remind d them of their ' •■ 1 1 all the world v Thi -in. try. I ' d !• ■(! id never -. This la I a ii, an ot i apt r. Sold hie booh and r ad froi Sold hla pap r and |. arm d To hu Alin. a 111 llar . ) Mor. land and i (vide fell Ot tad " hat do you think it was all abt Har . | |.. . ,• | ,,,,1 S( , ( |j ( | ( j,|, That war- the reason they never Qladys ami Norma are always ... i ' h. | i the clot in . I ' h. ti up Mart .ind loo,, Olio rma. III.- sill) s .T I; You go on with yonr tabli I and I Ami i win come after with my good lool Bob Was a bO) of our . tad I.- was wondrous a Ho looked into a pi „,k. tiil ruined both his • Ami w hen he saw his . . were out With all his might and i: imped int., doom. try. tad brought them ha. How do jrou lik. at the Normal Up on the hill so do think its the pli ■ la. . We r.-i l . . A ii. B., C . i ' W. (Tlass £au§l)s Miss Tally (in singing class): " What is a triplet? Ollie " Wigley: ' Three babies dressed just alike. ' Kstelle Thornton (on being asked a question in Botany) : " I don ' t know. ' ' .Mr. Williamson: " Tell me what you do know, and I ' ll put it in a bottle. " Mr. Prather: " Some one give me an example of two similar polygons. " Student: " Rectangles. " Mr. Prather (drawing two rectangles on the board): " Why, that animal does not look like this one, does it? " Mr. Fournet (explaining refraction of light to Miss Merritt) : " When a ray of light passes from air into water, if the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of refraction, I ' ll eat your hat. " Mr. Williamson (to his History Class): " 1 want you to trace a map of the Nether- lands. " Viola: " .lust put a piece of paper over it and trace it? " Mr. Williamson: " No: put your foot on it. " When the Physics class was asked on a test to show the relation between a sound wave and the particles of the medium through which the wave passed, one of the an- swers received was this: " This may lie illustrated by going in a cornfield. " The question, " What is a plant? " was asked on a Botany test. The answer in Ethel Weber ' s paper was: " A plant is a human being. " The photographer (takiVig the picture of the Second-Termers i : " Will you please keep still — the girl with the dress on? " Mr. Payne (to his Physics Class): " Hid you all work that dam problem? (), 1 mean that problem about that dammed lake! " Wt pelicans We Pelicans would like to know Bui in each task that we perform Just how we must begin We find a pleasure, too; To climb the ladder of success — Each day is filled with sunshine, while To do some worth-while thing. The troubles are but few. Of course we ' re at the bottom now: When we have finished here at school, The goal lies far ahead: And feel our task complete, There ' re many tasks and trials in We shall have only reached the first The path that we ' re to tread. Of all the goals we seek. A.MEBICA Si I CKY. 8 Victorians SPRING CLASS, 1917 OFFICERS President Vice President .... - cretary and Treasurer josi PHiNi Bryan HaRBI A.KE . . Esther Wemp Motto: To subdue l v thought t mi mis : lied and I ' .lack Fi ower : Red Poppy MEMBERS Harry Ake Margery Amiss Douglas Berly Josephine Bryan Willie Clark Pearl Coeklield Mary Currie Camille DeBlieux Marguerite Desadier le Ford Willie Freeman Jesse FunderburK Elizabeth Groesbeck Merle Hammock Margaret Hart Nanie Haas Norma Hill OUie Moffetl Minnie Moreland Edna Ponder Mrs. Janie Stephens Annie May Tooke Virgil Ward Burton Weaver Ethel Weber her Wemp Driscoll Whatle Ollie l . Wigley Mae Williams Caro Williamson Lutie Wade Wilson from THatc to Cove S1 RELY do hate tins bualnea ol coming up hen on Baturdaj i " t claaelfied complained Bather ;is sh. and Camllle met Oaro, . ' " . and Harr coming np Um railmad track " Well, l «l " . i " " i aever kneu l loved the High School until ! ram. into th ■ I Caro " Did you it fail " i forgot mj incidental fee! ' exclaimed Jo Wcii. i havi enough to lend you aom bo don ' t get excited, " comforted Eat cried . ' " It ' a a good thing aomebodj lias a memorj hme. r than h«r now " Who brought their report card;-, or do w. need them? Inquired Camllli I brought mill ' Nun n.v.r can tell ahOUl this did Normal, " saiil Harr By this time the] had reached tin door of Main Building, where tiny met Willie, who i in a doii nil voice " " du ktidw what to do? " ni don ' t I wish to goodnem w pren bach In the High School, l just i)i.- Normal! " exclaimed Caro o. hen comee Burton! Let ' a ask him what to do, ' BUggeated Willie. Burton, where must w to gel claaBifled? " queried Han ' ». Fre$hiea have to go to Mr snniii. r ' Dome on; I ' ll show jrou what t do, " I ■ I. putting volume " t Bcorn Into tin word " FYei .mi. from even aide as in i.d tin m up tin stairs He dropped them at Mr Btopher ' a room, telling them to wait there until thai gentleman arrived Iffc lr. ' ar half hour. In cam. Winn Bather went to him. In said In could DOt . lassifv In r utiles- she had In r r. |mrt card This she had left at homi kl Camllli had left ; too, she ami Bather trudged snii.nl home t " get them. When the] cami back Mr. Ouardla in the hall. Mr Ouai : w. hail to gO all li • lot 0U1 l DOIl cards ' Ton don ' t need your cards at all My word is sufficient, " replied Mr Guardla And all that walk home for not li in-- ' BtOimed Kstlnr. with a hint Of t.ars In h« " O, tiiats just a nit. walk on a daj lik. this ' said i,. conaollngly, as in walked on " if yon ail just kneu boa tired i am! i feel as if i had walked ■ hundred mtlea, ■aid Camllle, on i iro and Jo in Mlaa Harts room a fea minutel later " Well, .)u haven ' t had an] harder tim than I have, " said Caro i forgot to bring 111] incidental fee, and 1 had to look all .r the l lai •• for papa .lust then Mis.- Hart entered the room and after a weary Interval of tun., the] wen properl] claaalfli d d and worn " in ' Bald Batl • i I just )mt tins old Norn .lust think this is thl h] ol th lirst month of " iir first term in tin Normal! 10 Sounds kinder mixed up, do. Sort d Bather t . i in si afraid I ' m going to fall In French i dim i knoa what in do! " walled Cami 111 w ' .-ii. it won ' t be long before you ' ll knoa your fat) um .ins! then th. bell rang, and the) adjourned ti Mist Hart to gel their I I pa i». i just lone the Normal! ' laid aro, •■ fea minutea afterwarda, waving a clean sii|. I . •• too, choruaed the othera, aa the) left the build .i . 1 1 . i: w . . 1 1 . i w THonor pa c ♦ THIS PAGE is HEREBY AWARDED TO THE Seekers " 2 fter Tftnowle ge Societv F()K THE DILIGENT WORK DONE BY ITS MEMBERS IN SECURING THE LARGEST NUMBER OF SALES FOR THE POTPOURRI, L915. WE CONGRATULATE THIS SOCIETY UPON ITS SUCCESSF1 1. WORK. AND EXPRESS OUR ADMIRATION TOR THE EXCELLENT SPIRIT MANIFESTED IN ill is CONTEST. Mi BINESfi M w «.n:.- Seekers After Tftnowle69e « Colors White and Gold Flower Marechal Niel Rose OFFICERS OF THE FALL TERM President Paul Cancienne Vice President Trueheart H. Ruffin Secretary Edith Henry Treasurer Ruffin Hamilton Critic Marguerite Sanders Editor Jeanne Keller OFFICERS OF THE WINTER TERM President Kate Carla Gosling Vice President Will Phillips Secretary Virginia Prescott Treasurer Matt Buatt Critic Elmira Montgomery Editor Virginia Russel OFFICERS OF THE SPRING TERM President Leon Killen Vice President Matt Buatt Secretary Lucille Seiss Treasurer Greville Ewing Critic Grace Moore Editor Rose Taylor Sergeant-at-Arms L. P. Ayo Parliamentarian MATT BUATT CrA.ce Dot j in Coco Veii " jtlti I 8il « r S -.a Gla. .-jj - " to- Hv- MikcL Jo«-S Ri. uG«cf«r Ft4b1Pc»« £«u Ly W» .t • 6t k s.« D vi J« ' T«jCt Fi {.»AL Wi lr»» .JoiT pi.vjrdc rdiy vic llobiN Pro L CaNC e N£ LeowKiLLcN HNNieWiNDES Ka.-ttGarLa.GoSliwe Grace HooTe HaH Duatt Jen Keller ElMiraMoNt oMeru G.bsoivDu «s HeLe n dorfes Doroth ou ht GL.O.JS Latham MerY.LLFl-o er Will PhilL Maygvcftft Stmxft LoymOT,;fc CUYfrLofrsfc. ' Bittqft LiJcilLe.SiefeS a.flCe •»!. - L - - D • i bfc S U . KucOin bcrttiiatO ' iarihcli. , ia o M li . ■ Helen Walsh, Esje.1 VAsKb. MiVq Cme.vsort LLizabe h. JdK sqw Jifma WiLsom fUbLft Dfc qt»n 4 Mi Lm S .tk CoTT,«MetW A „ Li.Lt Hou LueiL H-twBl » tN it oqen ifr«scoff Ui) ' ' i 4 Yyriqhf l.PR. LtfcvjGntoN -, McGjLUip Lili»a BoroeLon JoL.«t Morr.W C«M.U« T v. fir YlfAcV«K WiU.«L.OCf»5 s. z . tk. :aoii Myrtle Aitkens Elsa Alwes Rebecca Applebaum Ida Aucoin Lucy Aucoin L. P. Ayo Elise Babers Ethel Bailey Clara Louise Barns Anna Bell Hermye Bell Mabel Bergeron Hattie Blackman Clyde Blanche Edwina Bludworth Mildred Blumenthal Zaidee Boatner Nora Bonvillian Lilha Bordelon Jessie Boyd Hilda Breazeale Lucille DeBlieux Lydia de Bretton Thyra Denholme Helen Dixon Lady Bird Dixon Erin Dore Florence Dorr Grace Doty Gibson J. Dugas Lurline Dupuy Wilma K. Dupuy Margaret Emerson Mary Emerson Bertha Emmons Olga Erath Greville Ewing Iris Fairchild Edna Fant Mary Faulk Merrill Flower Elizabeth Forgey Katherine Breazeale G. Compton Frere Gladvs Bringhurst Gertrude Futral Matt Buatt Nellie Bvnum Daphne Cappel Helen Calloway Paul Cancienne Leola Cargill Judith Carver Miriam Carver Willie Cavett Levie Cazes May Celestin Sadie Celestin Ella Clark Evelyn Coco Ruth Conerly Grace Cook Bessie Davis Lillian M. Davis Doris Davidson Kate Gosling Jac Gray Gladys Gregg Angele Guepet Lucy Guvton Elgie Hall Mary Hamilton Julia Harlan Laura Harris Evelyn Hebert Svlvia Himler Edith Henry Marjorie Henry Thelma Hewes Maud Hoean Lovie D. Hubbs Elizabeth Johnson Mattie Johnson Helen Jones Mabel Jones Jeanne Keller Josie Kelly Louise Kelsoe Lillian Kibbe Leon Killen Miriam Klaus Maud Klingman Alice La Combe Gladys Latham Marguerite L ' Herisson Pearl Legendre William Lucas Katherine Marston Aimee Maurin Eunice McGalliard Pearl McVea Lucille Meredith Roland Metoyer Grace Moore Mayble Gauthier Margaret Morris Ouida Gibson Juliette Morrison Rosalie Goldberg Elmira Montgomery Mary Etta Murray Theda Murray Marie Louise Murphy Bernadine O ' Connell Lorena O ' Niell Beatrice Pace Frank Penz Annie Mae Pettit Carrie Morse Pharr Will Phillips Margaret Pickels Sarah Pinkston Thelma Powell Virginia Prescott Elizabeth Purcell Marie Quarles Bessii Elan M;i Rat Bobbie Rei I ' - h. r Renthrop Fannie Robin Annie Rogers ( larrie Ron Carolyn Rous Daisy ROUS Lucile Roj Virginia Ri Irma Russ Vera Rutledge Anni ■ Saal Sadie Saal Marguerite Sanders Edna Savant Riviere Sewell Lucille Seise Camille Skolfield Madeline Smith Arnaudlia Snoddy Inna Sompayrac Hulda Stoessel Camille B. Ta; Rose Taj lor Bpulah Thomp I Secile Toups I fna Toupa Lottie Vice Dorothj Voughl Newton Voiers Helen Walsh Esth i- Washburn Sara Lee Wheatly Evelyn White Fannie R. White In ■ ' . Williams Ruth Williams Inna Wilson Annie Wind a [rbie Wofford ( larolyn Wooten Norma W Odelia Wright Sonnet to S. . IK. While, pensively, with weary, falt ' ring tread. We ?lowly wend our way through gloomy days Of work and toil, devoid of joy or praise, To thai majestic realm where strife is dead, Renewed are hopes; and growing, lurking fears By intercourse with thee, sweet s. A. k . Are quick dispelled; the spirit of the fray, With courage Btrong, replaces idle tear-. The hour, which in thy golden atmosphere Reflects thy honor and prosperity, Breathes hope, and faith, and long-enduring ehe» Long live thee. s. a. EL! For noble, free. Thy task is half accomplished. Have do fear; The future holdfl still richer joys for thee. Rose Taylor. Reproduction of Mlovies on Mormal Kfill DIALOGUE GIVEN IN S. A. K. " Pap " Williamson Doorkeeper . . . First Freshie Second Freshie First Normalite Second Normalite Mnving-pici live Machim DRAMATIS I ' EKSoN.K Tihi:. E. Den holm k Ethel Merrill Merrill Flower Kate Gosling Vivian Keller ( ' AROI.YX R( II x Pniversai. Meat Grinder Scene S. A. K. Hall ACT 1 SCENE I. [Untcr I ' ni) it illiamson, lugging meat grinder; nets up machim on Iht arm of a chair, arranges chairs for evening performance, and bey inn tinkering irith tht films (• t.| I Knter hi null ih . | First Normalite: Mr. Williamson, what pictures are we going to have to-night? in 1 : The Normal pictures taken up here mis summer. [Loud clapping Xonnul habit.] [Loud-voiced discussion heard in Hi halt. I Why, the very i«i»-;i ' 1 never heard tell of paying more than a ni ckel lo gel in a picture show! in Bear Creek we could go to the Airdome and stay an hour for a nickel, I Snlck ring ormallU a, I Pap: Aw, girls, come on in! Quit squabbling over a nickel; You can stay In n nil night for a dime. First Normalite: C. • ' .. for gooduess ' sake, look at those i ■ Freshies thai we t « ■ I 1 to dress np for the moving-picture show ! They have on all the lace and ribbon they could get. Von would think tuej weir u ' dii- io the opera, the waj thej are logged up. 1 U ai thai fat one with the ■ ' devil ' s curls ' ' -they went out of style about two years ago. Second Normalite: And the ghastlj combination of colors thai hlue skin, pink waist, ami lav- ender scarf. Now, that ' s some artistic combination! I i ei Miss Scheen gives her P Plus. [Lights flash uiJ. mill pictures comt on upsidi do ten; loud clapping and stamping; pictures start onci mi r, and proceed amid ejeelamutions of recognition. I First Freshie (reading oul loud) : " An afternoon swimming class. " Futsr Normalise: i k at Sara Lee Wheatly and Molly Zenor dive! Everj time they go down. the water liscs four feet ! Second Normalite: Thai old red bathing suit of Camllle Guyton ' s looks verj well in a picture: hut, goodness, In real life!!! Look tit Elise Babers swimming like a lish ! Second Freshie (reading aloud): " Bird ' s-eye view of dormitories and tennis courts. " Pap: To the righl are the well-kept tennis courts First Normalite: I say " well-kept " (?) made up of surface, lined off occasionally, enclosing holes ami racks ! N .ml it) n • • • n lot . iliirmltor) gallf Dl Ion Hall during 11 Ida) S mini I S i ., N m,i in i i.. !.. i la pool niailyn Brli thin hi.ii fadktQ ■! utetmn from " " ■ • ' " ' Load aad efacmlaUt m H - U imi a w il - the nutter arltb ttv i ' ». -iin ix in iiu w in jron " " " I " • • •in -■••! n N..u know, l haven ' t qnlta - ' " t the hang ..f iiii tl I H Rom iiitiH Uomr, S .. . . i Borne, " accompanied I ! ' !• in. • . .i.ni • in... i | t| In Son I ' liis, Kobmaliti Mi Wllllamaon, thai tllm I- going It • «i km.w bo hi dial lanndr) arondei ■• n -i different Iri- that pink 01 :ir n wiiii green rlbbona ; othere, with I with pnri • la i ...I Reeee ' i dreea, • •! » II OB Lai l llxn beth, and 1 1 S iloean ' i matter whom n beloui • k m ihui overeat .1.1. and Pannle are baring with Mi Batell I Thej in n-t Im- is u i. mi ,,in ..t gome exceea laundrj Pa» BIi .1 - ej • ■ oui i What Is S. " 2V-. " K.? ii well I remember when I " iken B. A. K. ! llo» lolemnlj I iwore that I w.iuiii uphold ii» ronatltiitlon ami i laws ami love and venerate li alwaya! I waa fiili it w r. in. -i i winn i wim In ' lak ' ii nun a A K n.. loietuni) i nwore Mini would uphold ii- cnnatltutlon and bj lawa and love and renerate li alwaya! 1 » ... m in. iii ii.., ' s k waa i . ptj w..riii anything on Ibe Hill, and : time I waa quite " atuek Q| H Knowledge. Whj ■ii li quite tin- - boot, having been founder .hi.h bark there in IWh .■ ■» to iiiink n greal deal " f B k K In ■■ mi it i irdaj night and listening to the program even mj own fright " ami rather lik. .1 m in. •y. fright " an. I rather i - rolled nl . eral terma i inperlor, perfi I laid Lh nW i ha I I lettj iduatlon ! Somehow I had never thought . i :- i aa having a beginning • i i .-il the fact Hi than I wai Hon unutteral . . i . .. .i . . 1 1... i thnnkfullj profiting bj the w..ik- ..r thoaa who ud itrlvlnf t " met By the lime I had collected tin- hooka ami paperi ami rurefull; arranged ami put ibi i iiiiiki have stood for In i il membei inch It aIi. mill i. .mil n. i wiiai ii inii-i be to all fiiiui. Know ' II Mill. ' QpEuufl Eclectic Citerar? Society OFFICERS OF FALL TERM, 1914 President M. S. Robertson Vice President Eunice Adams Secretary Mattie Baker Treasurer Homer Carter Critic Nerva Crawford Editor Gertrude Moore OFFICERS OF WINTER TERM, 1915 President T. B. Eubanks Vice President C. L. Coussons Secretary Eunice Adams Treasurer W. J. Bennett Critic Pinkie Bowden Editor Lilian Hart OFFICERS OF SPRING TERM, 1915 President Lester Montegut Vice President Lilian Hart Secretary Mary Tooke Treasurer C. L. Coussons Critic Carrie Belle Lee Editor Aletha Whittington Colors Purple and Gold Motto Labor is worship n S W ■ " lit L 1 - £. £. S. JparUamentar? £ w iDrill as TDescribe6 b? a TFr?sl)ie ;OME on, girls; the society bell is ringing! " cried a gay young voice ; and I, a very fresh little Freshie, went swinging along, too. Being so very fresh, I naturaUy had my eyes open to everything as we walked into the hall, and the sight which greeted them was more than pleasant for me. The colors of the society (purple and gold), the pretty decorations, and the crowd of laughing girls and boys created in me at the first a spirit of pride in E. L. S. After a little time spent in conversation, during which I was made known to some of the best workers — Erin Scaife, W. H. Burns, Annie Bains, Walter Brewer, W. S. Campbell, and a few others — we sat down, and the program began. As it progressed, I sat with both eyes and ears open, absorbing with undivided attention each number that was rendered. At length the time for parliamentary law drill came. Mr. Brewer then took the place of Mr. Burns, who was president, and asked : " What is the pleasure of the house? " Miss Annie Bains arose and said : " Mr. Chairman, we have so many new members that our hal 1 is hardly large enough to hold them ; so I move that we erect a $50,000 hall for our society. " I was amazed at such a motion, and yet not so surprised, after all ; for the members were so full of the spirit of the thing that I had become enthu- siastic, too, and was ready to believe or accept anything. The question was discussed pro and con, and finally, when voted upon, was passed. But the next motion was still more astounding. Mr. Campbell arose and said : " Mr. Chairman, I move that we send three delegates from the Eclectic Literary Society to the Panama Exposition. " Well, the E. L. S. was looming higher than ever on my horizon, and I con- gratulated myself again and again on having been allowed to join it. But wait; some one else is talking: " to amend the motion by striking out the words ' three delegates from ' and inserting the words ' all the members of, ' so that the motion will read that we send all the members of the E. L. S. to the Panama Exposition. " I could scarcely restrain myself. How did they know that that was the very thing that I had been longing to do ? Discussion followed as to the relative merits of doing it or not doing it. When the question was put, it was carried by a large majority. Then, indeed, did my spirits - ar. I thought of what a grand letter I was going to write home about our literary society. I was already planning my trip. How I would love it ! My dream was about to be realized! But my rhapsody was rudely interrupted by the next motion, which ■eni me Into the depths of despair. Some one was moving that each new member make a speech! Why. I could not begin to make a speech, much lees before this body of people who could do thutgo. In fear my tonpue cleaved to the roof of my mouth. ' Don ' t look so shocked. Knshie! M exclaimed the jrirl next to me. " That is only a parliamentary law drill. They are not poinjr to carry out any of those motions. " " ()! " I gasped; and I was so relieved to find that I did not have to make a speech that I cheerfully gave up my trip to the Exposition. But let me say. n passant, even if my wildest dreams have not been real- ized, I have ever found that Bclectic Literary Society to be a real, sure- enough fact. Gertrude Moore. I3l)e Z3ru Spirit of TE. 1. S. AR up on the Hill, where the buildings of the Normal loomed high, expressions of disappointment and grief were heard in every room of the dormitories. It was Saturday, and the rain was coming down in blinding d rops. Dark, threat- ening clouds hung in the sky, and rumbling thunder growled in the distance, while the wind whistled shrilly. Soon after rising bell the buildings were astir with girls moaning and wailing. There found its way over my transom a pitiful voice, which said : " I think it ' s a shame that it is raining. And on Saturday of all days! 1 wanted to go to town. " " O, me, what will I do all day? " another voice exclaimed. Still a third voice called out, " Somebody lend me a raincoat, " which was followed by other similar requests. At that moment the breakfast bell rang, and out rushed the crowd, perhaps a little more cheerful, caring naught for rain and cold when the prospect of eating was on hand. On the return from breakfast, as I ascended the steps of West Hall, the cheery-voiced Bobbie, a member of the Decorating Committee of E. L. S., called to me: " Get some of the new girls to come over with you and take a look in the E. L. S. room this morning. We want to get some new members this term. " " That ' s a fine idea, " I answered. " I shall ask all that I know to go over. It will give them a chance to learn more about the society than a mere visit will. " After performing the Saturday housekeeping duties, I started out with a little band of new Normalites, who were eager to know about the E. L. S. " My sister belonged, " stated one. " And my brother, " said another, as we made our way along the slippery pavement. " Well, I had an uncle, a cousin, and somebody else in E. L. S., too, " declared a third, stoutly. " And I ' m going to join because they did. " At length we reached the door, where we found Bobbie and some other E. L. S. mem- bers just finishing decorating. A complete transformation of the familiar classroom had taken place. The lights were turned on, and the purple-and-gold banner first caught the eyes of the " Freshies. " The silver cup and various other symbols of the organization were next noted. Numerous pennants were arranged around the walls, while the rugs placed about on the floor gave a homelike air. Several luxuriant ferns were well placed to fill up the vacant spaces. " O, " they all cried, " I didn ' t know it was like this. ' " surprised smiles breaking over their faces. " This is lovely. I imagine it ' s fun to think up new ways of decorating, " said an interested little Fifth-Termer. " Let ' s look in some of the records, " suggested one. " When my brother was — " but her sentence was cut short by the exclamations of delight. Bessie brought out the records, and the chattering crowd grasped them eagerly to see if they could find a familiar name. Amid the excitement I heard a voice say: " Well, even if I don ' t know anybody who used to belong, I ' m going to join the E. L. S., because it seems more like home than anything here. " " O, girls, let me tell you something on our President! " said " Rags, " when the search had ended. " Yesterday Mrs. McVoy asked Mr. Eubanks what Wyatt and Surrey did for English poetry. " " Why, Mrs. McVoy, " he answered, " they introduced — er — er — blank poetry into Eng- land. " Before we had time to laugh, we were startled to hear the lunch bell clanging; and Hobbie, loyal to our society, sprang into a chair and cried, " Fifteen rahs for E. L. S., the Freshies joining in if they are going to become members! " There immediately fol- lowed fifteen of the loudest rahs that girls are capable of making, reinforced by the voice of every Freshie. Then, with the happy hearts that those few hours in E. L. S. Hall had given us, we went to lunch, finding on going outside that the gloomy clouds, which we had so long before for- gotten, were drifting away and the sun was shedding bright rays of light over Normal Hl ' ' - M VBJOBIE Atki ns. yio Coasting — yio I ' ll. r. QOIU likr ib 11 1 i m Hi.- Hill . . 1 " .it them all a mile. ' ill. • ■ keep themaelTei m cold ami still, While we keep warm ami mile. We have tli. spirit that i I w • make tin- highest mark ; While Modem Culture and the reel lla . KJOne Into the dark ' Tli i ' re Dom like us upon the Mill . V heat tli. in all in st 1. If yon will join the B I. S . I am sur. ' that ..n will smile. Q STUCKKT. ZA Ooast to tb £.T. S. II. r. - tO th. E. I. S Here ' s t. ber members . f old Hen - to her urami old banner, with colors " i purplt ami gold! to all th. ' 1 ■ Thai ' •■ B i. B .ir. trii.- ' And if j .mi v. oni .in...!, We i ' a toast to yon. ii. r. tu her members m « ' ia bar tut ure t» 1 1. 1. .- to th.- beal that ' s la tie; Here ' s to th.- i : i. s • i miv Tooki »• y ob vn Culture Club Motto Through difficulties to the skies Colors Olive Green and Gold OFFICERS OF THE FALL TERM President S. M. Shows Vice President Charles Tynes Secretary Mabel Reid Treasurer . Morris Emmons Critic Earline Hester Editor Claude Ellender Parliamentarian T. J. Griffin OFFICERS OF THE WINTER TERM President Claude Ellender . Vice President Spencer Emmons Secretary Mary Annie Wall Treasurer Dennis Sikes Critic Mrs. Della Alford Editor Mary Turner Parliamentarian .... Charles Tynes OFFICERS OF THE SPRING TERM President Charles Tynes Vice President George Morris Secretary Hildur Burglund Treasurer Murphy J. Sylvest Critic Mary Annie Wall Editor Louella Painter Parliamentarian . . . . G. J. Fournet " ' Ol)£ Vision Bv a fairy we were carried To the year of 1902. For a little while we tarried In a hall so strangely new. Why were we thus brought together In a place as yet unknown? All our hopes now seemed to wither, As our thoughts began to roam. What see we in radiant glory? Tis a sight no longer new. Tis a banner! 0, the story That the wreath brings back to you ! And a band of workers present — Ah, such concord there is found That a task to each seems pleasant, And with zeal each member ' s crowned. How we followed every movement ' Long the path of fleeting years ; Saw such very great improvement That our hopes replaced our fears ; Saw the laurels, which were many, Won in every ardent strife — First in song and then in story, All along this path of life. Now the ways are not forgotten. They will always hallowed be, For such paths have oft been trodden By the loyal M. C. C. And so often trials be?et us That we find it hard to rise, Mounting upward, as befits us, " Through difficulties to the skies. " Can we not, Fairy Mother, Just one glimpse of future see? 0, ' tis brighter — yes, far better — Than the past of M. C. C! Though our ties with it seem severed, We will never cease to be Loyal — 0, yes, ever loyal — To our dear old M. C. C. Alice Knighton. Obe Clean Sweep 111. air at Normal Hill is charged with electricity on this Ma. 27, 1914, the evening for the annual contest between the societies. The Normal School Auditorium is Tilled with nervous, noisy peo- ple. On the rijrht, under decorations of yellow and white, are the S. A. K. ' s ; in the center, where purple and gold hold sway, are the E. L. S. ' s; and on the left, under green and gold, are the M. C. (Vs. On the sta re are members from every society who are to take part in the contests of the evening in orations, declamations, and choruses by girls ' and hoys ' quartets. One by one these representatives take the floor. The people under the colors seem to vie with each other in making noise. Yells, shouts, and screams rend the air, and pennants and banners wave over- head. The excitement grows with every minute. When the noise after the last performance has -omewhat subsided, a little important-looking gentleman comes to the stage. The room gets so quiet that the chirp of a cricket from the outside can be heard. Every one is holding his breath. Will he n vt speak? Hush! O, my, such a lengthy Bpeech! Announce the winner! " I take greal pleasure in presenting to Mr. .). H. Alford, orator for M. ( ' . ( ' .. this medal. " What happens? The bearers of the green and gold jump from their seats and yell as it " they are going back to a savage state. But listen to the next announcement : " The M. C. ( ' . is also victorious in the Boys ' Quartet. " Were ever four men so gloriously cheered as are Kmmons, Sylve-t. Sikes. and Baynes? There are others yet to come; so be quiet. " I now presenl this medal to Miss Lena Lopez for declamation for M.C. ( ' . " How much noise so small a crowd can make! The M. C. C. ' s yell as if they will raise the top oil ' the house, while the K. I.. S. ' s and S. A. K. ' s sit looking on with downcast eyes. Now for the last. Who can it be? The other societies sit up with fresh hope in their faces. •• M. c. c. has (lone to-night that which a society seldom does. 1 have announced three victories for her. I now announce her winner in the chorus. " (Sung by the Girls ' Quartet— Elizabeth Tally, Rowena del Hommer, Mil- dred Kelly, and Hattie Tally.) For a second after this announcement there is a silence. The S. A. K. and the E. L. S. know they have lost in everything, and the M. C. C. can- not realize what they have done. For a second they seem dazed. Won in everything! They wake! M. C. C. ' s Big Horn jumps from the floor to the stage, and others follow him. Each member is anxious to grasp the hands of M. C. C. ' s heroes and heroines. And such a noise! The shouts are deafening, growing till they can grow no more, pausing only to burst forth with greater volume than before. They seem to realize how badly the sister societies must feel, and wish they could be as happy ; but they cannot refrain from expressing their joy, and at eleven-thirty yells for M. C. C. are still swelling and falling with the breeze. The Next Morning We are surprised to see just outside of the M. C. C. room, suspended across the hall above our heads, green and gold crepe paper, from which are hanging M. C. C. pennants of all kinds, and in the center are two brooms tied together with an elaborate bow of green and gold. Above this, on a placard printed clearly and boldly, are the words : " A Clean Sweep. " Louella Painter. 10 Wi N ' SEBfl ■■( QlBl B 1 i}i uim. 1914 1 limiiii- ..i 1912, 1813, vm I ' M I 3oke« Mr. Shows, when be was young, was asked by his father: " Son, how do you stand in school? " Mr. Shows: " Well, pa, I mostly stand in the corners. " One of Mr. Griffin ' s pupils was very interested in planting seed. One day she ran up to him and said: " O, Mr. Griffin, my baby sister ' s teeth have come up! " Miss Lehmann: " Pardon me for stepping on your feet. " Mr. Shows: " That ' s nothing. I step on them myself sometimes. " Mr. St. Amant: " What are your ideas about the single tax, Mr. Emmons? " Mr. Emmons: " Well — er — I don ' t think it is quite fair for the bachelors to pay it all. " Carrie Boggs: " I would not mind any one calling me fat if I didn ' t know that it was true. " Alton Alford: " Don ' t you worry about that. The next time any one tells the truth about you, he gets a black eye. " Mary Reid: " Johnnie, did you whisper any to-day? " Johnnie: " Yessum, oncet. " Mary Reid: " James, should Johnnie have said ' oncetf ' " James: " Noam; he oughter said ' twicet. ' " Ol)£ Tlub i With apologies to Sir Roger cLe Coverley) i HE first of our society is a gentleman of Jackson Parish, our honored President. f r j by the name of Mr. Morris Shows. His opinions on all matters are very exalted in his estimation and in the estimation of those who go to him for fatherly ad- vice. He even advises the Faculty on certain matters. Sometimes he accuses his fair lady classmates of having mistaken ideas on all subjects, but he tries faithfully to raise them up in the way they should go. However, he has no enemies, for he does nothing with sourness or obstinacy; but he works through the kindness of his heart for the welfare of his fellow-men — and women! Next in esteem and authority among us is another bachelor, his friend, Mr. T. J. Grif- fin — a man of great intellect, responsibility, and understanding; a favorite among the members of the Faculty and the fair sex on the Hill. He is very attentive to his sister, looking after her happiness with more than the usual amount of brotherly care. His great knowledge of parliamentary law makes him a very important personage to those frightened members who have to appeal to his decision on matters of grave importance. Mr. J. B. Fournet, another of our esteemed members, zealously striving to let none of us err, is always " rising to a point. " He has studied Roberts ' " Rules of Order, " and Think iv ki. ■! i from hli and • be mannen of I thinks 1 1 I most DOl omit that | v t in " in I r 1 1 ii. Hester, non In the graduatli who lias mail brilliant record In order to thou Its appreciation for h.-r. ber ••ii ber .1- itn re] In our • n, this member real! the most exalted position of all thi 3h pend bom for this Institution. Her familiarity with the poets makes her ii " 1 tinir beautiful thoughts to our own lift Bh Ii an excellent critic, and each member on the program has an ambition ■ pies Another who Mia Mabel Reid, our Becrstai hai • not appropriate thai two peoph mutually fond Saturdaj m M occupj th This bon ' i upon I wo such people, v - bav among us the gallant Mr. William Pauvei llsb. H with which men usuallj entertain women Hi can amlh ml laughs easily. U otermissioni b Ii usuallj s. • n loltei • r walking slowly to class, talking diligently t aom fair maid Jud from his actions, hi la extremely religious Prom earl] mass until dinner on Sum in om " i the churches of the cltj . according to the pr» f n ni • of the lad] ' pan. Thai " ur club mi ipear a ael of men and women unacquainted with the arts, i shall mention Mil eth Tally, who is a ri ai for the mocking bird. Bh a ho i ' iip-ss their thoughts with the brush. She is especiall] fond ol telling those with whom h. comes In contact about what is being worn In gaj Farls, hoping that a hint to the wis.- will be BUffli | in thi art all ! " flirtinj Mm. ' si any time that on.- niiii our mocking hit panying a man - ' . hli ' not least, I shall mention Mr Morris Enimona li- mit i -tion. mail.- b] Mr- McVoy, of breaking up tin 1 " Herow; " ami he must i . recommended, for be is succeeding bravely. His offlci as rrsasurer Bhowa that i trust. -,i impiicitl) by th« ' who). ihould lik. verj much to tell of the rest of my broth) ra ami .- my ti is limited, I have told about only mj ordinary companions M k Awn Wall. Now. fri- mis. just a mom. nt You ' ve all had your any, While entertaining ui all In so bappj a « V. ami (I. I r. I am glad to r- Hut bl t to Which I know is tl i Km ill Includt th. i- Don ' t go wild whan tin n will drink with me, But ra;-. on more cup, friends, to our dear ' I I MllRRIN SlIi.W s Mlortar 33oar6 Society (M. B. S.) ■r Motto : With plumb and level Colors : Black and Gold Flower: Black-eyed Susan OFFICERS OF THE FALL TERM, 1914 President George Morris Vice President Toma Williams Secretary Annie D. Corbett Treasurer Margaret Pickles Critic S. M. Annison Editor Elizabeth Webster Chorister Margery Amiss Sergeant-at-Arms Paul Ducournau OFFICERS OF THE WINTER TERM, 1914-15 President Hilda Moody Vice President Julia Bains Secretary Marjorie Oliver Treasurer D. B. Webster Critic Sanford Roy Editor Zula Richard Chorister Margery Amiss Sergeant-at-Arms . Driscol Whatley OFFICERS OF THE SPRING TERM, 1915 President Sanford Roy Vice President Gladys Gleason Secretary Marie Varnado Treasurer Pearl Weaver Critic Alma Avinger Chorister Belle Plauche Editor R. E. Williams Sergeant-at-Arms George Poret MZortar 3 oar6 3 oll Carrie Addison Leta Alford ■ Allen Margery Amiss Marie Louise Arnaud Irace Atkins Alma Avinger Julia Bains Bernice Barnes Prances Bergeron Winnie Bouanchard Robert Browne Lucille Burleigh Annie M;i I ' .urt Ifattie B. Butler Leila Calliham Vannie I ' k Annie I . Corbetl Eric DeBlieux Ila .i ' l Dugas ' ii»la Durham Naomi Emerson rvaifl Ford Madison Punderburk Aline Gianelloni Edna Gibbs Sallie Gray Julia Griffin Loreen Hargrove Annie Ruth Harold Kathleen Ilarrell Sophie Hay de ' l Mary Haynes Anna Howerton Blanche Jewell Brline Johnston Clara Kennedy Bloise Larche Tal Larguier Heloise Lazaro May B. Lester Sudie .Merritt Hilda Moody Annie Montgomery I. — is Moor. ' Harvey Mori land Lillian Muld r Eunice Odom Marjorie Hiver Jos pliine I ' Quinn Belle Plauche Elva Picket! rge Poret Prances Proffitl Lea Richardson Gladys R San ford Roy- Annie Lee Sattl rl J Irma Scott Corrie Steele Anni • Timon Mary Lpton Marie arnado . Vodo] ■ Jera Warner Beatrice Watson Joyce Weaver Pearl Weaver Charles Webb D. B. Webster Elizabeth Webster K. i:. Williams Artie Wright |c)l!T SOCIETY .A Saturday i t at 3ttortar !ftoar6 ATHILDA JONES had been at the Normal a whole long week, and was just as homesick as Freshies generally are. Saturday had arrived, and still no let- ter from home; so Mathilda — or " Tilly, " as the home folks and her dearest friends called her — had thrown herself across the bed and was indulging in a good cry, when she heard a gentle tap on the door. She longed to lie still and not answer; but, fearing that terrible being, the matron, she raised her head, dabbed at her eyes with a tear-drenched handkerchief, and said, weakly: " Come in. " The door opened, and in danced sunshiny little Mary Coleman, who was the only really true friend that Mathilda had found in the whole Normal. " Why, Tilly Jones, youv ' e been crying! " she exclaimed. " What ' s the matter? Don ' t you like the Normal? " " No, 1 don ' t: " and the sobs came again. " I Hate it. The girls are all prissy; the teachers are hateful; and no one cares anything about you. " " O, yes, they do, too! You dress quickly and come with me to Mortar Board Society to-night. I ' ll show you some girls that are not prissy, and some teachers that are not hateful. We have the grandest times you ever heard of. I ' ll wait for you, and you ' ll come with me, won ' t you, Tilly, dear? " Tilly, of course, consented to go. There was really nothing else to do when Mary pleaded like that. She dressed hastily, aided by Mary, who chattered incessantly about the glories of the grand old M. B. S. Tilly Jones went to Mortar Board Society to find that which other parts of the Normal lacked, and she was not disappointed. The program was good. Her attention was held by Leta ' s interesting story; she was charmed by Grace ' s perfect music, and amused by the parliamentary law drill. After the prcgram had ended, Miss Varnado made her comments and " scolded " in her own sweet way about disorder; and Tilly decided that there was at least one teacher at the Normal who was not hateful. But it was after all this that Tilly saw the hest part of M. B. S. and learned to love the society. When the President pronounced the words, " We now stand adjourned, " the members arose, laughed, and talked together, and then came one by one to be introduced to their timid little visitor. Perhaps Mary was partly the cause of all of this: but, nevertheless, Tilly , feeling the charm of the Mortar Board Society, applied for membership a few days later and joined. Mathilda is now an enthusiastic Mortar Board worker, and advises every " Freshie " to join the happy band. " O, why don ' t you join the Mortar Board Society! " she ex- claimed, joyfully, the other day. " We have the best times. And if you want a sure cure for homesickness, just try great, big doses of M. B. S. " Josephine O ' Quinn. Ol e MZortar 35oar6 Way " Where are you going, my pretty maid? " " I ' m going to Mortar Hoard, sir, " she said. " May I go with you, my pretty maid? " " Indeed, you are welcome, sir, " she said. " What is your motto, my pretty maid? " ' With Plumb and Level, ' sir, " she said. " And what are your colors, my pretty maid? " " Jet black and gold, kind sir, " she said. " Then, what is the flower, my pretty maid? " " It is a sunflower, sir, " she said. " May I be a member, my pretty maid? " " We ' ll gladly receive you. sir, ' she said. Lita Ali-okii. ilinrtar Soarb JEtfa lUtrc jftatto: " Do. Irst m In- fonts unto " .ii i.i Bai kb Awn I • ' -i;t . limit K» V It M - 1 1 1 ■ |. M I IToli M P Bold) ii CHIEF HAPPBNINOB Molllc Cule nli.l Ml ' • Mr Am-- Quito outdated i ,, i • ■ M in tri l I ' ll ' - laal time l re- member having ii arae about September 23, when I entered tbi i bora tor] i ■ r win pleaae return the - ii,.- ..« n. i nda mi ■ ■! 1 1 ' _• I :l-|.:il I Bl I cl M. nil |ir • power thi It ben ..| h I itment for " Chemli T. :■ - I |.. I :• ti. • .1 pb] -I Inn i Mil. •• hotu I, 8 A.M I " ■ " • P M Phone, -: low Mr i.ri. DeBlleox ! Roberta ' ..f Order. " Tha flndet win pleaae retut • to Iti iwner before n«- t Baturdaj night, Mil be in ■ i pllgbl w lib. .hi it .■ • ml In tin l.n . II • iii tin- evening ol the iwentj iiiini ..f December, in the .in Lord nineteen hundred and I I. ■ tllll t . f III " rlock, Cupid ■uddenlj quieted Thin waa .in.- i.. ii..- facl iiiiii in ii.. ■aid hour ol the above d in. .in bi tmrk Were Julni-il In tli - Bol] l.ll I INI. Ill •peak, ii- It w- In tat rating One araa ■ la •onga ii-Mpcrlally Carrollai, and nothing delighted the otbei mon than a ipring • hi tin w nil tbi - W hi ami and other rare Bowera Cupid aatbi Bed with tin- recent happening, .1 in- boa w nil arrow in- run Bnd n ii..- in- - renlenl pin. for an opportune time i.. claim f..r in- own an other tiil» worldly Bock, • en ••! -i. -in. we, i Inal Itutlon, Brmly believe in tin- ezami rherefoi ■ i am now • . 1 1 in. effort I., follow tbt f..r in. bj M nllv. I- .MS |. ii RSON i - r.. rnlce, what - the capital f Loo I. i kooa " .i - an ' l find » Leta n Bar at re i n. in ' ..ii mj (ace, unci It ■ ■ : . ■ i Zula Richard i the m Kl did you ..ulil l-.-i High School nlnt i til .. . i I..W n. .n.i nobod] had ever i ■ i en -.( - sunt. in i ii Nlgbta in a -ii I a mil ii . il . " 1 i i.-rk • Would yon hi ■ i Normal Olrl " No, I thank ...ii l-i- urrj It in- .in. I ■ i here ■•- ■ 1 Studi rii. .uuii deadly germa In hill.-, still hi the coal ill ; • i.i to I -i and .11. -.1 never l m l. s ii.. girl, An l sin- Jumped Into M li.l n-.w II. I. i in • (Icntcmporarv TLife Club COLORS: Green and White Mono; Behold pn OFFICERS OF PALL TERM, L915 Presidenl Kate Cabla Gosling Vice President Barline Hester retary Annie May Pkttit Tn asurer [rma R i critic- Helen Dixon OFFICERS OF WINTER TERM, 191 Hg Presidenl Mari Tooke Vice Presidenl Lady Biro Dixon retary .... Gladys Bringhurst Treasurer Clara Louise Barns Critic Helen Dixon OFFICERS OF SIM; INC TERM, L916 President Helen Dixon Vice President Gladys Bringhurst Secretary ... . . [rma Ri ss Treasurer Loi isi Ki lsoi Critic ELISE RaMKI Elise Babera Clara Louise Barns Blanche Hi-hop .aider Final ner Eunice Boiin ie Boyd rladya Bringhurst X» llic Bynum Emily Caillel i trace ( look 1 essie I ' avis Jimmie I avia •i I M un l.;. ly Bird Dixon Mary Faulk ( mripton Fn Elisabeth Forgi Martha Fourmy MEMBERS Kate Carla Gosling Mary Hamilton Laura Hewitt Louise Kels Carrie Belle I ■ • Roby Loomis Ernie McCasland Eunice Mc( ralliard Lola McFarland Lucille Meredith Mary Etta Murray Theda Murray Reese Murphy Margaret Morris l rrace Moore Annie May Pettil Elizabeth Ponder l .• Craig Ragan Jessie I «ea ruile Elise Ramke [rma Rusa Linnie Rutledge Vera Rutledge Paye Sale Clyde Schilling Thelma Seals Madeline Smith Mr. A. 1». St. Amant Mary Tooke Cecile Toups Flla Vial Mi-- I ean Varnadn Claudia Waller Helen Walsh Sarah Fee Wheatlev Aletha Whittington Carolyn Wooten o Ik 7. O Ob (Contemporary Cifc (Tlub HE Contemporary Life Club is one of the youngest organizations in the Normal, having been founded n December i. l ' .M. " .. Tin- club was organized by the members of the Social Science Course t " »r the pur] tated in the preamble of the constitution and by-laws of the club, which arc as follows : " Desiring to cultivate our intellectual, moral, and social endowments; to foster and develop patriotism and leadership; and to create a spirit of devotion and loyalty to the Louisiana State Normal School, we. the students of the Social Science Course, do hereby pledge ourselves to Bupporl the fol- lowing constitution and hy-lav During the Fall and Winter Term- the work was along the line of the steal event of modern time-, the European War. At each meeting of tin- club, the history, natural resouro lome one of the European na- tion- was taken up and discus-ed. a- well a- the pari which it was playing in the prc-ent conflict. In the Spring Term the work was on social and nomic problems. ne extremely interesting number on each program is the open discussion of current events. Another feature of the work of the Contemporary Life Club is the edi- tion of the school paper. Cum-nt Sauce, which is doing a greal ileal toward creating i iit i corps among the students. The campaign for Ma Queen, which was one of the most spirited events ever held on Normal Hill. carried on under the auspices of Currenl Sau The Contemporary Life Club was originally composed of only those stu- dent- who were taking the Social Science Course, hut the memhership has nth been opened to all of those taking social science Bubjects, How- p, they can lie members only during the term in which the Bubjeci is pursued. It i- the ambition of tie club to extend its membership to the whole BChool, and in that way make it- influence felt throughout the entire stu- dent body. 1 .1: 1 Moori . Te (Terek JFrancais OFFICERS DU CERCLE FRANCAIS TERME D ' ETE Presidente Elsie Parent Vice Presidente Rose Juneau Secretaire Marie Louise Arnaud Tresoriere Lilian Hart Editeur Norma Arcenaux Critique Ezilda Bienvenu Sergents d ' arme . . Sophie Haydel, Frances Bergeron TERME D ' AUTOMNE Presidente Marie Louise Arnaud Vice Presidente Carrie Maus Secretaire Lilian Hart Tresoriere Valerie LeBlanc Editeur John Fournet Critique Emilie Poche Sergents d ' arme .... Frank Penz, Alma Garland TERME D ' HIVER Presidente Lilian Hart Vice Presidente Nellie Glasscock Secretaire Beatrice Foret Tresoriere L. P. Ayo Critique Jeanne Keller Editeur Emilie Poche Sergents d ' arme .... Blanche Jewell, R. E. Williams WET SttembrM Aaron, Camille Achee, Inez Alwes, Elsa Amiss, Margery Arnaud, Marie Louise Applebaum, Rebecca Aucoin, Ida Aucoin, Lucie Ayo, L. P. Babin, Mabel Bell, Anna Bennett, Ruth Bergeron, Maud Bergeron, Mabel Bergeron, Frances Bodin, Noelie Bonneau, Marie Bienvenu, Ezilda Berthelot, Lydie Bouanchaud, Winnie Burleigh, Lucille Caillet, Emilie Cazes, Levie Calliham, Leila Coco, Evelyn Callegari, Rhea Courrege, Camille Courrege, Leonide Dugas, Gibson Dugas, Hazel Durham, Viola Ford, Gervais Foret, Beatrice Fournet, Leonie Fournet, John Forgey, Elizabeth Garland, Alma Gauthier, Helene Gauthier, Virginie Gianelloni, Aline Glasscock, Nellie Guepet, Angele Guilbeau, Helene Galy, Honorine Hart, Lilian Hart, Margaret Haydel, Sophie Juneau, Rose Jewell, Blanche Jeansonne, L. 0. Jeansonne, James Keller, Jeanne Landry, Cordelia Lastrapes, Marie LeBlanc, Valerie Maurin, Aimee Maus, Carrie Montegut, Lester McEnery, Clara McVea, Pearl Nunez, Esther Olinde, Valentine Olinde, Edith Parent, Elsie Poche, Emilie Perret, Jeanne Penz, Frank Plauche, W. F. Proffitt, Frances Poret, George Prejean, Laure Robichaux, Jeanne Roy, Sanford Roy, Lucile Roux, Daisy Robert, Edward Scallen, Bennet Trichel, Thelma Regard, Zeline Roussel, Carrie Torres, Elvira Thibodaux, Evy Tregre, Cecile Thompson, Beulah Vial, Ella Wigley, Ollie Weems, Blanche Williams, R. E. Winters, Catherine Cutin Club Motto: Antiquoa thesauros petere Colors: White and Gray Flow eb: Acanthus OFFICERS OF WINTER TERM, L91 H6 President Virginia Prescott Vice President .... Virginia Russell retary . . . . K u iikiiink M IRSTON Treasurer .... Klmira Montgomery Critic Ski. ma Smith OFFICERS OF SI ' KINt; TERM, L916 President .... Margueri ik Sandi rs Vice President .... GLADYS Latham retary Dewina Atkins Treasurer Loren o ' Xn i i Critic Edna Sav t Ethel Abington larrie Addison Alton Alford ( !ene Allen Dewina Atkins Bernice Ban Mattie Collins Mattie Copeland Iluth Conerly kmnell Annie D. Corbett Lou Durand Edna Fant Rosalie toldberg Edith Hawkins .Mary Haynea MEMBERS Ellen Landers Mary Alice Larche Gladys Latham Blaine Lazaro Mary La .aio Ma B. Lester (Catherine Marston i rertrude Moore Annie Montgomery Elmira Montgonu n Frances Morris Annie Until Nuttall Eunice Odom Lon na ) ' . iell Lanier Patton Ma Pellerin Myrtle Petb Ena l ' liel| Bertha Pierce Virginia Prescott Annie Ki Zula Richard Virginia Russell Marguerite Sanders Edna Savant Irma Scott Eleanor Smith Selma Smith Willie Swan I frsa Vodopivec Willa Mae Wall. s!:!»:!sl:!Sir}iO 1:1:1:1 ' ■i k i i , !■■■ a. ' 11 Obc HCatin (Ilub HrUDENT organization which lias come into Normal circles within the past year La the Latin Club. For a long time the need of an or- ganization which would do for the Latin Department what the French Circle and Contemporary Life Club were doing for then itive departments had been felt in the institution. Rut certain obstacles always d in the way. Final ' y. however, these were overcome; and in the Fall m, 191 i. Mr. Winstead, head of the Latin Department, at the in-ti- on of members of the student body, began a movement in favor of anization. The movement gained force, and a studenl committee was ■ ted to draw up a const it ut ion and by-laws, Early in November per- il anenl organization was effected under the name " Latin Club. " The members comprise students of the Latin Department and others admitted by Bpecial privilege. Membership is entirely voluntary, no one being compelled to belong and no credits being given for the work done. The purpose of the club is to supplement the work of the department: Mid in order to do this, the work is of the nature suggested by the chlb ' e motto. " Antiques thesaurus pet ere " — " To seek ancient treasun Meetings are held every Friday afternoon, at which programs ' nm- ing of papers, talks, translations, music, and stories — are rendered. A Latin paper. Vox Discipulorum, is published every three months under the auspices of the club, and tlie presentation of Latin plays in public from time to time is contemplated as a part of the work. The first of tl • " The Roman Wedding, " was given during the Spring Term. 1915. Last fall, shortly after its organization, a social was given by the dub, to which only the members, the Normal Faculty, and a few other gu were invited. All wore Roman togas, were served refreshments from a Roman table constructed especially for the purpose, and were entertained with Latin games and contests. The entertainment was thus social and educational at one and the same time. Thus far the Latin Cub. thanks to Mr. Winstead ' - unfailing lnt and untiring efforts, has been most successful, and promises to make it - Influence felt throughout the institution in the near future, it is still a babe in arms, with no wonderful past to which it may point with pride, but a brilliant future toward which it mav look with exultation. Ob ttusic an6 .Art Students " IKins dene ' s iDau ter " IN THE NORMAL AUDITORIUM Friday Evening, February lit, 1915 H. W. Stopher, Director benefit Victrola IFunb CHARACTERS Iolanthe (Soprano) Carolyn Roux Martha (Mezzo-soprano) Elgie Hall Beatrice (Contralto) Daisy M. Roux A Vintager (Soprano) Ruth, Stodghill A Vintager (Contralto) Norma Wooten PROGRAM 1. Piano Overture Elizabeth Kate Tally and Carolyn Roux 2. Chorus — " Valley of Summer Flowers " 3. Trio — " See How Gay the Valley Shines! " Misses Stodghill, Daisy Roux, Elgie Hall, and Chorus I. Duet — " There is a Fair Maid Dwelling There " Misses Hall, Daisy Roux. and Chorus 5. Recitative and Aria — " From Her Bower " Miss Hull 6. Quartet— " Who Hath Seen the Troubadour? " Misses Stodghill. }lall. Wooten. and Daisy Roux 7. Duet — " The Spell Has Wrought " . . . Misses Hall. Daisy Roux, and Chorus 8. Recitative and Aria — " White or Red " Miss Carolyn Roux 9. Recitative — " What Magic in a Minstrel ' s Song Must Dwell! " . . . Miss Hall 10. Trio — " Now Amulet and Spell " Uisses Carolyn Roux, Hall, and Rous 11. Duet — " Sweet the Angelus is Ringing " . Misses Hall. Daisy Hour, and Chorus 12. Recitative— " O, What a Dawn! " Miss Hall 13. Finale — " Rene, the King " Miss Carolyn Roux and Chorus Elizabeth K mi; Tally Accompanist . Cm , i " (Tbcrnistr? Seven!! William Bennett ( ribSOU I m Charles Coussons r Montegu! PALL, L914 Prof. L A. Davis. " Mastt r Robert Robinson .Miriam Carver Lucile Roy Alice Williamson Fannie I i » in Lillian Davis viii failed in Chemist I. ' s;u l III Thai i whj falli win. fail.. i in Chemli i aid Olbson. Lab «raa iuch fun h fai !• Who fail. 1 in Chi mi I. ' -.n.l I ' ai U Thai stuff was uii. ann I li.lt s- « h) fail. .1 Who fail. .1 In !h tin- ' ■ I. ' sai.l T( inn ptcklea I .1 .at That ' s w hj fail ' Wlin fail. (I in Ch :i.| All.T " Lab was in pahv That s win fail. • Who pasti ' I in « !1 ■ That 3tti 6? (Hub OFFICERS President Lilian Hart Vice President Alice LaCombe Secretary Cleo Vaughn Treasurer Josephine O ' Quinn Marie Louise Arnaud Cordia Autrey Frances Bergeron Leola Cargill Hilda Falcon Mamie Foreman Clara Fuller Ouida Flanner Iva Fuller Beatrice Foret ROLL Gertrude Frederick Esther Goyne Mamie Griffith Miss Noelie Hart Lilian Hart Maude Hogan Zipporah Hooper Miss Virginia Hulsart Estelle Holly Alice LaCombe Valerie LeBlanc Lena B. McCain Carrie Maus Josephine O ' Quinn Elva Pickett Frances Proffitt Elizabeth Peurifoy Edna Ponder Cecile Tregre Cleo Vaughan Song of tl)£ Mtidd? Old East now has a " Middy " Club Of the girls who live downstairs, Of the girls who " improve idle time " — Not flirts who put on airs. The girls from all the first-floor rooms Look forward all the week To time when all the work is done, And Middy Club will meet. Miss Hulsart comes, and Miss Hart, too, And help us with the fun. We laugh and have a jolly time, Enjoyed by every one. We sometimes bring our work along, Or read till half past nine ; So in the Middy Club, of East, We " improve idle time. " J. O ' Q. •©©$®dd)©® yio-x Club The girls are met — That joUy set; They laugh and sing and shout. To Nereus and Momus, Corinthian and Comus, The invites all are out. The whens and whys, The laughs and cries About these gorgeous balls ; The girls ' Rex Club Is all hubbub O ' er all these festive calls. We question why This hue and cry, This laughter and this jest. This is the reason : This carnival season ' s Of all gay times the best. fijggj| Wa$bi 9 on £ arl$ b Club Pi SP0S1 To make Washington the greatest parish; To make Louisiana the greatesl State. OFFICERS Mi 11:111 Stafford Vice President . Charles T m b cretary L01 blla Painter Treasurer . Clyi 1 Carter M E MB ERS orgi( l f »r I . a Richardson Maud Carter .Murphy Svlv. Pleel Parki r Percy Tj 1 Jessie Piei Cnra-ce. tfCuri . Mtonroe %uncb Clara Louise Hani- Ruth Bennett Jessie Boyd Nellie I i.MUl 111 irace look Helen Dixon Lady Bird I ixon Man Faulk Gladys HalseU Louise H »: Man ii e Larche Bloise Larche ( arrie Belle I M.nie Montgomery Lillian Moore Marjorie Oliver Virginia Russell [rma Ku-s I ' .eniah Thompson Annie .May Pettit Sarah Ixv Wheat ley Gladys Gregg in Ed O o .Apostlesfyip of Jp ra r er young Somen ' s Christian Association young Mien ' s Christian Association Vpostlcsbip of graver OFFICERS OF SPRING TERM, L916 Pn si lent . . . . K tiiii:im m ksi in Vice President Hazel Di gas retary and Treasurer Fannie Robin Editor Mabel Poche Chorister Emily Poche Ida Aucoin Lucy Aucoin Blsa AW Mildred Blumenthal rladys Bringhursl Mali l Bergeron Noelie Bodin Sarah Cade Levi i Evelyn Coco Erin Pore I Dugas MEMBERS i 1 . atrice Foret .Mi— Noelie Hart Lilian Hart Fannie K l in ( larrie Roussel Camille Sknlii. 1.1 Blanche Jewell Nellie rlasscock Mary Haas Honorine laly Mav l ' . Lester Aimee Maurin (Catherine Marston Valentine O ' Linde Lorena O ' Niell Laura Prejean Virginia Prescotl Elizabeth Purcell Emily Poche Mabel Poche Zula Richard Edna Savant I frsa Vodopi ONE of the oldest Btudenl itlona n the Hill is tb tpostleship of Prs sometimes called the Leagui ol th Sacred Heart Organl ■ In " for the benefit of tin- younq ladle i the club ami the teachers of h Catholic faith, it has been a powei •! in the lives f hundreds " f -iris who hav pi through the Normal 1 1 blgheal purpow baa ' r been to encourage It mem- to had I " ii. r Christian Uvea ami to aid ih. m . il ami U Regular meetlnga f the league an held even Bundaj afternoon, at which i largely devotional in nature, are given Theae usual era, bymns, m ■pirltual readings, current events in tin- Catholic world, recitations, stories, ami similar cumbers Rev. Father Plegay, pastor ol Natchitoches, visits th onerous duties " ill permit, ami his isit are always a ir.. I pleasure ami en • gement, -mail membership arged even term This mone] is used in f« r three " f the best Catholic mags bleb an kepi in the Normal I Pn quent donations ar» also made to the Lepers Home and similar charitable Institutions and organl tat Ions Someone has said that the Influei I th Ipostleshlp f Prayer In th tin i:iri at » i I i threefold it brings her into . io . r union with thi her «n faith, both soclall) and religiously; it i an opportunity ol contributing t " th alleviation of bun unfalllnj Blel boor spi nt In er and religious thought strengthens her in the practice f ■ christian lit- i daily does this appl) t " the Normal mrl ► « youa ytlzn $ Christian Association OFFICERS FOR SESSION, 1914-15 President T. B. Eubanks Vice President T. J. Griffin Secretary S. M. Shows Treasurer George Morris OFFICERS FOR SESSION, 1915-16 President George Morris Vice President M. J. Sylvest Secretary Matt Buatt Treasurer Charles Webb MEMBERS L. P. Ayo Thomas J. Griffin Bennett Scallan William J. Bennett L. 0. Jeansonne Morris Shows Matt Buatt Francis Lawler Dennis Sikes Paul Cancienne George Mathis Murrell Stafford Joyner Colvin Lester Montegut Carlyle Thompson Claude Ellender Harvey Moreland Burton Weaver Morris Emmons George Morris Charles Webb Spencer Emmons Frank Penz Dozier Webster Bowen Eubanks M. F. Plauche Driscol Whatley John B. Fournet George Poret C. C. Whisenhunt E. W. Robert 12 V young 52tcn ' s Christian -Association Hi ' ii ' .i; wi adopt ■, of tta National v m C a In tin im ' T part of 1913 and had " ur organization added to the list o tions operated un dei the iTin. .:•!• - of the National Association, we » leading Y. M. C men H. W Mor Y. M. C. A f 1914. H .ui of n in his Held of work, and 1 1 1 » - coanael given to us by him wi aid. A ! ks u.r- given by Mr Morgan during the f w hi at and addi ii greatlj our work The - Iven by him were practical, and by followii oul we I with Early in the summer of 191 i onal ting of th v M C A held In Monte Ne, Ark. Threi represental i .1 Grlffln, and T. B. Eubanks were appointed, and a to paj their m - Ti Ne from band of Christian workers from the Normals, universities, and Arkansas, Oklahoma. Texas, and Louisiana ned much personal benefil and tual stimulation for th m Ives in ( re thej studied and i mutual problems and listened to lecture given ' nderfu] good thesi representativi ed for thi ned valuable Information for our organization turned with Inter their trip, and. with their nen d Y M. C work with • The wl to be aroused by th.ir Inspiring and plan for the Pall Term i work During the Pall T.-rin w studied " The Manhood of ti ■ under the guldi of Mr C C Whlsenhunt, whose untiring «-fforts havi been with us In even phs work M Mo work in ' Bted with l fe Work " " i all Life in thi ' South " during the Pall Term, and are -till pursuing the same work with an entl itul unprejud ilutlon of the negro problem. There ar. n denominational distinctions mad. In our ition n young men • ii th - Normal ar.- eligible, and • rerj on d to Join iir Y, M. C A We fbrm one homo me purpose th development of tin Normal tually. socially, and morally. H " hi bTDUAKKS. Mi Ki-in BtLVEHI o if: V. a o p o Voting Women ' s Christian Association ( Established in 1907 I . i " i ro I come that ye may have light, and that ye may have it more abundantly ' OFFICERS President ... CLYDE Bl win-: Vice President M n Ann ie Wall cretary Florence Dorb Treasurer Hilda Moody Allene Alexander Bernice Barnes Clyde Blanche Mat tic Butler Nellie Bynum Willie Cavett Lurline dark Florence Dorr Bertha Emmons Merrill Flower rertrude Futral Gladys Gregg Mayble Gauthier Elgie Hall Laura Harris Miss 11 ROLL Edith Henry Laura Hewitt Mis- Hulsart Elizabeth Johnson Mattie Johnson Mabel Jones Clara Kennedy Elizabeth Lehmann Nancy Long Mrs. McVoy Hilda Moody Miss Moore Annie Montgomery Elmira Montgomery Beatrice Pace Carrie Morse Pharr Lanier Patton Annie May Pettil Bertha Pierce Eunice Odom Bobbie Reiser Lucile Rounl Lois Smith Lottie Thomason Emma Turner Viola Turner Mi - Varnado l k rothy Vought Mary Annie Wall Jera Warner Florida Watson MiSS Weeks Aletha Whittington J s b vi £ ' f I HE OMUL w». =3 It rriB. _3o " |3 i ' »Ta : 0., Or., m Ob formal ! an6 aNDKH the direction of H. W. Stopher, teacher of public-school music, a band was organized among the Normal boys on April 12, 1911. Instruments which belong to the town of Natchitoches were lent the school for the beginning by the City Council. Tl i - instrumenta are in good shape and of the very besi make The presenl membership is fifty- two. The following instruments are used: Ten cornets, sixteen wood in- struments, four saxophones, five alto-, one euphonium. -i trombones, four Lasses, one tenor, cymbals, and four drums. Twenty-five of the instru- ments belong to the boys who play them, and twenty-seven belong to the band. The band also owns a (vera! others thai are used by boys preparing to become band members. The value of the instruments now in the hand is approximately $2,800. The organization owns $160 worth of music, and handsome uniforms to the value of (650, paid for in part by concerts by the hand. Three rehearsals are held weekly. It is the intention of the management to secure a first-class instrument for each player as soon as possible. Since the organization, the hand has been self-supporting and self-governing. ESxce] I in actual rehearsal and during public appearances, the director is a member only. The only per- manent committee has charge of the band equipment. This committee rails for an Inspection Of all uniforms at the end of each term. During its organization the band has furnished music at the Natchitoches Parish Fair, several public town meetings, for nearly every athletic event given on Normal] Hill, for society contests, and twice played creditably at the State Fair at Shreveport. The hand has a rejM rtoire of Over a hundred marches, waltzes, and selections. It played the " Rigoletto Quartet, " bj Verdi, at the first anniversary concert on April 12, L912; gave excerpts from " Faust ' " creditably at the conceit on April L2, 1913; and gave a dif- ficult and classical program on April 24, 191 1. It has also done some etli- cient advertising while on various trips. These trips include Robeline, .Marthaville, (ampti, Alexandria. Shnveport. Boyce, Mansfield, Pelican. Sodus, Bayou Natchez. Montrose, Friendship, and Pineville. Several f its members have played in bands in the towns j n which they have taught Foster Alfred Ducoubnau Piccolo Paul Dim ournau First Flute Lucien Roqebs Second Flute W. G. Readhimeb Oboe Harry Ake c Clarinet Edwin Dbanguet E Flat Clarinet Warren H. Voikrs Solo B Flat Clarinet Matt .J. Buatt First B Flat Clarinet Harry Kbanson First B Flat Clarinet Irion Nelken . First B Flat. Clarinet Robert Bbowne Second B Flat Clarinet D. E. Sikes Second B Flat Clarinet Loderic P. Ayo Third B Flat Clarinet Gerald Manning Third B Flat Clarinet Frank J. Ricabd Fourth B Flat Clarinet Francis Lawler Fourth B Flat Clarinet Sylvan Nelken Soprano Saxophone Willie Strange Alto Saxophone George Morris Tenor Saxophone Bernard Nelken Baritone Saxophone E. W. Robert E Flat Comet H. W. Stopher Solo B Flat Cornet Cecil B. McClung Solo B Flat Cornet Newton B. Voieks Solo B Flat Cornet Forest Hedges Firs t B Flat Cornet Archie Breazeale First B Flat Cornet Eric DeBlieix Second B Flat Cornet Gibson J. Dugas Second B Flat Cornet George C. Poret Third B Flat Comet Dr. Hazzard Solo Alto Gervais Ford First Alto Spencer Emmons Second Alto Stirling LeBlanc Second Alto Benjamin F. Dbanguet Third Alto Earl Desadier Fourth Alto Edwin L. McClung, Jr Euphonium Willie Dunckleman Baritone Harold Kaffie Solo Trombone Roy Tkddi.ik First Trombone Graham Stic key Second Trombone Oi.i.ih Gimi ' .ert Second Trombone Willie Fbeeman Third Trombone Clark Glass Third Trombone Andrew Harqis B Flat Bass LESLIE J. Galloway E Flat Buss Eugene Gibson E Flat Bass Milton Adams EE Flat Bass U. A. Mkioyer Drum Major and Snare Drummer Vannie Cook Snare Drum Paul Canciknne Bass Drum Clarence Adams Bass Drum Tourth Anniversary eonccrt 01 llll " Tsuisidna State formal School ano Fltinvi BVBMNO, AlMtll ' .•. 1916, M s O ' CTOTK H W 8tophi is. Bant PART I. l. Coronation March William t«ii Overture R • v Niulit in Qranada A " m :. i Clarinet Solo Carnival r Venice BarW w H Vo Morning, Night, and Noon In Vienna PART II Normal inn March Biophei Cornet Solo When Vim and i Were Youi le . Hasten " It Vmi K- (Hawaiian Farewell Bong) Written i-u tii Hawaiian , ' i Traumerel Bchui ' from Lucia Don 3pangled Banm r ORADU i ' K MBMBBR8 • Houaton, Superintendent, DeSoto Pariah, Manafleld, La William I. Colvin, irimi Nelken, Principal, Kingston, La Ore Bcott, Principal, Brouaaard, La Harrj Kranaon, Principal, Bayou Natchi i .i Malcolm Kaffli lant Superintendent, DeSoto Pariah, Manafleld, La B l. McClung, Jr., Natchltochea, La Harold Kane, Natchltochea, La Karl ' i i i • eman, Monro . i .i i Qreen, Aaalstant, Cheneyvtlle, La Ku. Brow ne, Chopin, La Milton Adams, Principal, Montrose, La 1 1-11 Melton, Principal, i r Creek, La I.. . m Smith, 909 Denver Btreet, Tulsa, II l. A emu. Ruaton, La C P Knight, Principal, Oak Drove, La 1 1 c. Bonm tte, Neu Iberia, La Wood Breazeale, Natchltochea, i : W. C F n ' ii an. M 1 1 ii. tan) Principal, Boj ce, La p 1 1 Robertson, Marthavllle, La i ' CrowelL .1 .1 aydell, Principal, Burnaide, i i i i: Humphries, Principal, Duhacb, i I d, Mansfli Id, I ;i Will Dunckieman, St. Charles Coll Truehart Ruffln, Stonewall, La C B McClung, DeRldder, i ■ Albert Browne, Mom Paul :iiii ii • A Week ' s Encampmeni with the V. o. W. ' a School of 5ttusic RECITAL Bl mi Siiiiini- it S( ii. m Mi mi Hun, 1,1 i; . , I ,, r , , t ,, r • M iii,i ' ,i. Piano Cora ■ Voice and Piano NORMAL A.UDITORU m Kiiiimv EVIXIXII, llhn : t. 1914, Simn u ' tUX ' K PROGRAM PART I. I Would thai M Love MendeU$ohn, 1809-1848 ' ' " lla, ' V ll,„h,HS. 188 ( ' ill IK l Sin II 1 Bpaniab Dance) ... it,,hm .I I Kl II Mill l; " ni1 " Brilliant Weber, I Id ill .Mi it in i i Entreaty 9mM Km m Cm n Invitation to the i torn i w , Ni i i iv Hi i i mi Ki in Mm iii i i Romance from Concerto Wientatci 1880 Wn.i Pun i ira Rondo Caprio . . u. (ThU remarkabU ■•• n irhea sTctKfelM ii • . ( bill . i Coaau sin 1 1 Bolero (Spanish Dana l w Minn, in lluslcale ... Schubert, l T- ' T-i »l-v N ■ I ■■ i i H:i III -llt l ' l{T II Overture Zampa , ,„ , . i T .,i ' i ranged fot t» " pianos, eight hands) Piral Piano Ruth Hmunj ixo Nkllii Btnum ml PlanO l. " i Diltwn mi CORBII Sum The Pearl Lies in the Sea . . c,„h i,iu Daisi Roux Pluto ' s Revels Behmoll A i n I Mm iii Uebeatraum ,., :f , 1 81 1-1886 Roai Taylor Carmena Wall . . oj . MlSHI ) ii - i. D i Km Valse Brilliant ... Chopin, 1808-1849 Loi l H ii wn 1 rlo in i» Minor ........ i. ndelisohn Mil Habvey, Violin; Ms Wixstbao, Cello Hi Voices, Piano In Minor i. „, . istofta Utll Slllll |i Mlv, M VMH.I i ompaniMtt Elizabeth Talli ixoCua Vaughn 50 Recital IU I UK SlIUMK Ol I IU Si UOOl " I M ■ Handot, Piano; Cora France -• ce, Piano NORMAL AUDITORIUM Pbiii iv Evi mm.. M m ii 12, 1916, £ Song " ' the Volga Boatmen [In the original form tins is i folk tong sung i ii ih boats fced along the RiV( ■ i olga, mi ' ut .i. heave, li " ' on. more pull imu ' Vo, heave, I Hard ill. labor, srant tin Long the daj ami small 1 1 Life is full nt toil ami cai y " o Pn ludi - :.■! T i Chopin, imin-i ■■ irn. [Dreyachock, 1818-1869] Kathleen i i n . •• ' 7 . . ... I,., D Flowi from " 1 Oounod, 1818-189 l Evely i ila - auto, Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven, 1770-1827) Coaan Steeli Impromptu [Hcinhold, 1854) Aimei Mm kin Prelude, ■ i 28, No. l i Chopin) Myba old i ni ' Spr • .... Mymji The Nightingale (Robert Batten) .... Euin Hali Fantasia, C Minor (Ifosart, 1719-1787) Curbii Stekii Vt S ■ ad Piano, Id ni MiTt iikii a Perfect i •.• Bond) Ma. M. Sylvkki On Wlnga ol Bong [Mendelssohn] Kim Mi ■Tin iii I) Minor i Woaort) .... Lot Di rand Orchestra pan arran l Piano, Cbciu Makdoi Hungarian Dance, No 6 [Brahms, 1883-1897) Rom Tai La Tempeeta [Campana) ... Kn.it Hall, Elizabeth Johnson, Miss Dames t WalU r fl Violin, Ma Wn i 1 i ips Oriental) Violin, Ma, Wm Punxira (Vlld Rose [MacDowell, 1861-1908) ... .Helen Jones Qrave, Allegro con brio, Bonata Pathetique (Beethovtn) » Beli i Cabolyn Roux, Cleo Vauuux, OoaaiK 8teeu 13 Ol)£ Choral Society HE Choral Society of the Statt formal School, under the direction of Mr. Hamid R. Harvey, Director of the School of Music, is one of the principal features of Normal life and activities, and is doing splendid work along musical lines. The purpose of the society is to acquaint the students with the best music and choral literature ami to give them such training as wiM enable them, when they go into the state a teachers, to raise the musical stand- arda of the towns in which they live. At the beginning of the Fall Term the enrollment was one hundred, and during the Winter Course the membership was increased to one hundred and eighty-five, which shows that the interest in the work has been steadily growing. Th ■ organization is composed almost entirely of girls— a fact which nat- urally tends to limit the field of the work . ' one. However, when a Dumber requiring male voi lected tor Btudy, tin 1 members of the M • Club assist in the male parts. The society made its d6but for this year at the graduation exercises i the Fall Term. Binging " Lovelj Appear. " from " The Redemption, " bj Gounod. The soprano soloisl was Miss Elizabeth Taylor, a member of tie graduating class and a pupil in the School of Music. The following week the society appeared again on the oca-ion of the public recital of the students of the School of Music, when a " I.ul ' ahy. " 1 Brahms, and " I Would That My Love, " bj Mendelssohn, were effectivelj sung. Rehearsals have begun on choruses for the opera " Aida, " which tl • ciety expects to present at the commencement i xercises in May. The or- ganization will soon begin work on -elections from Tannhauser. which il will ne time near the end of the Spring Term. (lKA( l Mooki c o 3 oll of (Iboral Society Ethel Abington Vera Abbet Inez Achee Eunice Adams Carrie Addison M rtle A it kens e Allen Allene Alexander Alton A ' ford Leta Alford Mrs. Delia Alford Margery Amiss Ifarie Louise Arnaud i trace Atkins Marjorie Atkins Alma Avinger Elise Bal Ethel Bailey Julia Bains Mabel Barlow B mice Barnes Clara Louise Barns Mildred Barn a Lucile Bear Naomi Beckcom Virginia Beckcom l.ola Beeson Hermye Bell l Bergeron Maude Bergeron Kathryn Berly Hattie Blackmail Effie Boddi • Carri Boggs I fella Bolgiano Bessie Bonner Mary Bonner Ruth Bonner Nora Bonvillian I k ra Bordelon I.ilha Bordelon Maggie Boydstun ie Boylsten Pinkie Bowden Hilda Breazeale Katherine Breazeale Gracie Brown Josephine Bryan Helen Burleigh Mattie Cain Leila Calliham l . ola largill Bessie Carstarphen Maude Carter Judith Carver Miriam ( " arver May Celestin Ella Clark lie Cloutier Kay Collette ( rladys Comeaux Berta Cole Mattie Collins Grace Cook June Cooley Velma Coon Annie 1 . ( ' rl) tt Sadie Cunningham Jessie l Daniel I toris 1 avidi Ethel Davis Jimmie Davis Lillian Davis Susie Dean Camille DeBlieux Lucille DeBlieux Mattie Denham Marguerite 1 esadier Lonie l tales Erin Dore Man Dowdell Lurline Dupuy Wilma I Nipuy Lou I uirand Lillie Durbin rladys Durham Iris Fairchild Sunshine Flvnn Beatrice Forel Docie Poster Martha Fourmy Helen Freeman Gertrude Futral Mattie Gardner Mildred Gardner Edna Gibbs Helen Guilbeau Aline Giane ' loni Nellie Glasscock ( rladys ( rleason Gladys Glover I die Mary Haas Elgie Hall Gladys Halaell Loreen Hargrove Kathleen Harrell Achsah Harris Laura Harris Ethel Hawkins Edith Henry Marjorie Henry Earline Hester Thelma Hev Verna Hightov i Mildred Hill Sylvia Hinder Maud Hogan Etawena del Hommer Gracey Howard Lovie D. Hubbs Iris Huckaby ■iv Hughes Mollie Hyde LaVera Jackson Elizabeth Johnson Erline Johnson I lelen Jones Jeanne Keller Beulah Kel ' y Josie Kelly Louise Kel- Robert Kidd Gertrude Killen Maude Killen Alice Knighton Ellen Landers Mary Alice Larche Agnes Latham Pearl Legendre Ruth Lewis Grace Lindsay Louise Lindsay Lilline Logan Roby Loom is Katherine Marston Aimee Maurin Emily McAlpin Theo. McAlpin Lena B. McCain Willie McCoy Lola McFarland Eunice McGalliard Mary Alice McGraw Kathleen Merritt Sudie Merritt Urline Mire Gertrude Moore Grace Moore Jessie Moore Lillian Mulder Blossom Meyers Geraldine Norris Ruth Nuckolls Lola Nugent Nita Oden Marjorie Oliver Lorena O ' Neill Chloe Painter Myrtis Painter Ethel Palmer Stella Patterson Lanier Patton Eva Mae Peace May Pellerin Izetta Peters Annie Mae Pettit Myrtle Petty Ena Phelps Belle Plauche Jessie Pierce George Poret Thelma Powell Frances Proffitt Una Prudhomme Viola Prudhomme Elizabeth Purcell Ruby Rabb Mary Reid Bobbie Reiser Lea Richardson Robin Robinson Annie Rogers Eula Ross Carolyn Roux Daisy Roux Vera Rutledge Marguerite Sanders Edna Savant Clyde Schilling Emmie Self Reviere Sewell S. M. Shows Eleanor Smith Loyce Smith Madeline Smith Irma Sompayrac Arnaudla Snoddy Mary Speeg Vera Stagg Lillie Stevens Marguerite Stewart Ruth Stodghill Hulda Stoessell Winnie Strickland America Stuckey Elizabeth Tally Clara Tarver Marjorie Tarver Josephine Tauzin Elizabeth Taylor Rose Taylor Beulah Thompson Marguerite Traylor Cecile Tregre Thelma Trichel Mary Upton Marie Varnado Mrs. Lizzie Varnado Alma Vaughan Eva Vernon Ella Vial Ursa Vodopivec Irbie Wofford Virgil Ward Laura Wasson Beatrice Watson Joyce Weaver Pearl Weaver Ethel Weber Blanche Weldon Esther Wemp Leota White Fannie R. White Fannie Whisenhunt Ollie Wigley Ruby Wilcox Mary Wilkins Inez Williams Caro Williamson Ludie Wade Wilson Norma Wooten Vera Young Ota Slaughter of Cafavcttc HE Normal boys saw lit to call Lafayette ' s basket-ball " goal " from this vain world of Bin an ' Borrow. His life had been a fruitful one, but it is true iii all controversies that the strong predominates over the weak. The team- which met to test their strength were e enl matched in physique, and both entered the game with greal enthusiasm. The Normal hoys were greatly encouraged by the applauses of both teach- - rs and the student body, who manifested ?rea1 interest in the game and gave their heart lest Bupporl to our team. There was much rejoicing ex- pressed at the close of the game in the afternoon, when the referee an- nounced the score — 26 to 22 — in favor of the Normal. The teams resumed their places on the court in the evening to play the final game, each determined that victory should be theirs. But the Nor- mal hoys, being inspired by the first victory, entered the last game with iter zeal to conquer the S. I.. I. [. ' 8. It was a hard-fought game throughout, and closed with still a greater victorj for 1.. s. N.. the -coir being 5 to 5 in favor of the Normal. The Normal boys had the feeling that Perry expressed in his immortal words: •• We have met the enemy, and they are ours. " Greal sympathy was shown to the bereaved by both the club and town hoys, who. arrayed in various types of oight dress, constituted the funeral procession, which began at the Boys ' Dormitory, led by the Normal Band and S. M. Shows. This parade continued through the Btreets for more than an hour, with sympathetic yells and mournful sounds, and marched around the square in which the mourners were bo Borrowfulrj lamenl their loss. And still greater grief was expressed when the resting place of the deceased was beheld in front of Levy ' s drug Btore. Tic unfortu- nates at first hesitated to attend the funeral, hut. realizing that the hour was at hand when they must witness the burial of their hasket-hall " goat, " they assembled with great solemnity, it was a pitiful Bighl to behold the Borrow expressed by the bereaved as they viewed the pale face of their dead " goat. " Bu1 the consoling word- Bpoken by Shows in the funeral ice expressed the glad tidings to the grief-stricken team that this was a short departure, for it was a matter of Bhorl time until they should paj their death penalty and Bhould meet their beloved on that angelic si where peace and happiness never ceas i and where goats have no horn- and never attempt to butt MORRIS BMMONS. .Mi ui ' in Si ia i SI . football II LEON KILLBN Captain and FnU ltiv | Kill, n played Mb lam pone of football for Normal on Thank in- last Mil work mat ■ Bttln to ;i splendid i m th. Normal gridiron Both as s player and as captain hi the H i» spirit, which is son to win. Kill.n WSJ ■ won derful line plunger, s sore tackier, and ■ g I punter and drop kicker. He win be greatlj missed In the line-up next nelson, si hi graduates this spring • sil.K (i HOLLAND Quart r Bo k Uiother lighter who has fonghl his last light t i.r Normal on th. gridiron, and whose sbsenoi will i ■• tell nexl season, is Bpeck ' Holland A head) quarter back, sur.- tackier, and . round Sp. . K was a most reliable man V. II BEESON ; {. . k Red " wa n. w to the gridiron game when he entered Normal last fall: but his lighting spirit, together with his speed, soon as sur. d for him a place on th. team II. developed rapidh into a back-field man He ran Interference for foungblood in great form, ami .■ tent ground gainer when called upon Qreal thin d •■• Bet boo next st ason HOWARD WINBARG I It F.n.l wini. arts return t the Normal add. d greatlj to ti h of the team, as he has had fivi rears experienoi on th gridiron Win- ■.■ handicapped by his welghl but when we take int.. consideration his speed, ag abllltj t . si , up his oppo- nent ' s tactics, and the fact that ho is a sur. tackier, WC nay rank him high among the gridiron stars in outplayed ever] opponent he mot on the left wing of the scrimmage line His absenci In the ip nexl season win be greatly Felt BERNARD NELKEN Right End Bernard ib " last season, came back to the gridiron with a mlnatlon t win. which soon assured for him ins position as rinht .ud N.Ik. 11 is also hamliiapp.il hy his I hlng nl i. : i 7 Inches tall Ho has th. p net, so needed on the gridiron, well devel ped Nelken good tackier, a stead) player, and is unuaalli g I at slslng up op ponen k Bernard is Captain-elect, ami is expected to aiiii.-v. ' won. i " ii ■ $ CHARLEY COUSSONS Tackle Coussons played football in high school, but this is his first year at Normal. He weighs 170 pounds and is 6 feet tall. Coussons from the very start played consistent ball, and continued to do so throughout the season. He played his star games against Lafayette and Shreveport, but on no occasion was he found wanting. He often stopped backs behind the line of scrimmage. His graduation in the summer will make a vacancy in the line-up not easily filled. T. B. EUBANKS Center Eubanks was greatly aided this year by the experience he gained last season. He met the requirements on offense in a marked de- gree, and on defense had the direct pass, which is characteristic of the open game, down to perfection. Eubanks will be greatly missed at his post at center next season. W. READHIMER Guard Readhimer is 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has had no previous experience on the gridiron. Readhimer soon gained a work- ing knowledge of the game and developed into a first-class guard. As he graduates in the summer, he will be missed from the line-up next season. J. B. FOURNET Guard Fournet played high-school tall, but this was his first season as Normal veteran. In the early part of the season Fournet received an injury which he did not overcome until late in the season, but in the game against Lafayette he proved his ability as a gridironist. He is a man of bone and sinew, and has all the other characteristics of a veteran in the line. Great things are expected of him next sea- son. C. L. TYNES End " Chollie, " though a steady worker, never quite developed Varsity caliber. Men like Tynes sometimes do more for the development of a team than do some that have their places made without hard ef- fort on their part. Therefore we consider Tynes a very important man. I. JEANSONNE Guard msonne, twins ■ nee nan on the gridiron, did not develop ;ir»ii caliber until late In the uuon Bui he was aiwa . willing and rend] to ntnnd up tor the Purple ami White on tin- gridiron CLYDE CARTER dll ' Uil Cnrter ' a i nnr experience in the gnme was of great help t " him this season Hi- weighs 169 pounds, is 6 feet tall, and is L ' J iars old. He played a ■tend] pone throughout thi Meson He i his steady game whether against a weak it strong team Ij Cni ter gmduntea in tin sprint, he will be missed from tin- Normal irridiron next season. II CARTER Tat kh Carter, • ' • f ■ t tali. wi i hs L50 pounds, and is M yean old His experience on the gridiron stood him in good itead tins Beason Carter hai all tin 1 characterlstica of a good hall player. HiskI, tx . BplendM lineman, he was slso good at end and in the hack Held, and waa never found wanting;. lie fought iiis last Ugh! on last Thanksgiving Day, ami win he greatl] mlased from t tir- line-up next on l;ov Vi h NOBLOOD .i Ban k foungblood came to th Normal la a from Hornbook High School, where he had played for some time His Bpeed, aggresslve- and knowledge " i tin- game made his ralnsble man. lie was strong both on offense ami defense, ami especially noted for ins remarkable gains around i mis Youngblood is not in Bcbool at i.n miii. inn it is hoped thai in ' win return at an earl] dab I3l)£ football Season OOTBALL at the Normal this season was, on the whole, rather satisfactory. It is certainly true that Normal had one of the fastest teams of her football career. PSL The tie with Shreveport in the opening game and the defeat at Lafayette on ft s Hc ? Turkey Day were the only blots on the season ' s record. Every Normal sup- porter believes the result of the game with Lafayette would have been different had weather conditions been more favorable. The game was played in a driving rain, on a field covered with water and mud. Under such conditions it was impossible to play the open game in which Normal excelled, and two costly fumbles gave the game to the home team. Of the Normal players, Killen, Captain and full back; Youngblood, half back; Winbarg and Nelken, ends; and Coussons, tackle, played remarkable ball throughout the season. Normal Normal 57 Normal 33 Normal 28 Normal 85 Normal Normal 203 Scores Shreveport Monroe Louisiana College Shreveport 7 Louisiana College Lafayette 12 Opponents 19 X5 d asket- all Season HE season of 1914-15 was a decided surprise to every one in touch with Normal athletics. Not one of last year ' s " five " was in school this season, and pros- Lu«?P pects for a representative team were far from bright. Yet Normal went through the season with only two defeats, defeating Lafayette two games and dividing the series with Louisiana College. Thus, in percentage of games won, Normal has had a successful season, and this in the face of heavy odds. But her greatest triumph lies not in this fact, but rather in the fact that at all times the team played the game according both to the spirit and letter of the rules. It is to their great credit that in every game played fewer fouls wre committed by them than by the opposing team. Beeson was the bright star of the games, being closely followed, however, by Killen, Roy, and Stafford. Scores Goldonna 14 Boyce 7 Lafayette 22 Lafayette 5 Louisiana College IS Louisiana College IS Louisiana College Hi Normal 30 Normal 1 Normal 25 Normal 9 Normal 15 Normal 21 Normal 5 Opponents 110 Normal K ' ,2 basket »all - BANFORD ROI Forward Benda ' of the basket-ball aeaaon. Though he lecke weight, be baa ap • ■! and worker, ami is an excellent sh..t at th« baakel Whenevei d doubt, it Beamed that he alwaya cam.- forward wit] goala which won the game. Thla was espedallj true in U an - On a( things art • |» 1 1. .1 ..1 him next s. aeon WILL PHILLIPS • ord Will is another player who mad. l; 1 in sjiit. of a handicap in ght II.- is a ahiftj forward, Bspectallj good at getting away from his guard, and thus having a clear shot at thi goal H. 1 g 1 teem player and accurate in ahooting for goal. lie win be mis-. .1 n. t s. aeon LESTER MONTEOU 1 Captain ami Ifontj played his aecond and la d of Normal baaket-ball this rear He played a hard game at all times, hut lacked thi stam- ina of the ideal center Hie defense wa r than his or .1- h. s. emed unable t.. locate the baakel at critical times, whlh relj few ais wen acored bj his opponenta 11. wsa a val- uable player, and will be miased di - Beason LEON KILLEN Oaord Kilhn played his usual hard. BSkel ball this n Though handicapped bj an Injured toot and further bj th fad that his duties kepi him from practicing regularly, be » valuable man - aafetj guard, he was alwaya at ins a „ ( i ,. were thrown hy his opponenta Hla greatest feal oi the season was holding Preajeaun, Lafayett - -mi- forward, ■ r two gam s w II BEESON and Ouord i;. d was the star of th season H cami to th Normal from Pitkin with several years experience, and mad. good at OnO II ' scored more than half oi the total point! scored bj the team His • the |da at nard and ehat. I ward rj hard to guanl and ahol msnj when he seemed to be bopeleesl) gusrded Red " will h. hew taon M. N. STAFFORD Gimri] Entering late in the term, Stafford, with very little basket-ball experience, made a very valuable member of the Normal team. The speed which has made him dreaded by other schools on the track made him a good running guard. He is a fighter, but be guards cieanly as well as effectively. Later in the season be developed con- siderable accuracy in locating the basket. It is regretted that he will not be here next season. ROY THOMPSON Guard Thompson was handicapped in early and midseason by his lack of condition. He is a tower of strength, and is always in the game, and but for his illness would have made the regular guards hustle for their positions. Thompson will be here next season, and great things are expected of him. DALLAS SPRING Guard and Center " Dall " came from the Bogalusa High School, where he had played the game to some extent. He is fast, a good floor worker, and good at long shots for the goal. His height made it practically impossi- ble for him to make a regular at center: but he played that position. as well as guard, in a creditable manner. It is hoped that he will be in school next season, as he is sure to make a valuable man. MATT 11C ATT Forward " Matt " deserves much credit for his work in basket ball this sea- son. As he was lacking in experience and size, there was little hope of his making the team. Yet be was always on the job. doing his best to help develop a team. He will bear watching next season. It is a pity that there are not more " Matts " in the Normal. ir3.ZA. A. £3rack anb Tie I MUet. 1914 IIMMI MIX VMUtl V I V | U IS. 1914 Efrfcmrti ifn-r. -. nii ' i LnUum Collage, SMtkwealara in»iu»triai institute , ami LboWmm HtaM Normal 1 1 1- 1 lit- I -1 . n i 1 III K 1 1(1 ( llltll I i.iiu k). in. in. Singlftaa, -ill 1 ' N HI 1 ' . llu-i. jump II |)..„!l. . - 1 1 1 N 1 run N Hun ' -III Dalfl r. ■ - 1 1 1 r.l dash Pun. kl. num. N Singirton, - 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 ' .nil Bolts 1 i Daii - 1 1 1 | | i, l iiin kl. in. in. N II - I 1 1 Ml I ■ l...h SinjHrlott) S, 1 I I mi. -ii.i. N Ml.iu.., - 1 1 1 Running broad jut up Singii 1 1 1 Dmu Li- .- N Durli 1 ' •.I hunlln 1 luw ■ - 1 1 1 Durban 1 li..l -piii u..v s i i 1 l .iucl. N Hvrl. 1. ( . llnll. run N Hunt - 1 1 1 1 1 bljr, V II - 1 II N -ill 1 1 • I rrlay ill.. r.l. Kill, ii. II. .11 1. .....1 I II rn.lrr Total poinl ■ N l - 1 1 I . ti I ' H. (Bids ' basket »all rt sUfc HOUGH we have worked against difficulties, the girls 1 basket-ball i record for this season has been, on the whole, an excellent one. r- Early in the year intersociety games were arranged, the prepara- tion for which afforded excellent opportunity to the " Varsity aspirants. On Thanksgiving Day the scries ended, leaving Mortar Board sole pos- or of the field, with a splendid showing of ' Varsity material. immediately after this our ' Varsity was chosen, and regular work began. On December L2 the State High School champions! from Afansura, ar- rived to give battle. Owing to their years of experience and to our mis- fortune in losing our star goal before the game, they easily took the first tie from us. But the Saturday fight told a different tale. Thoroughly aroused to the disgrace a second defeat must bring, and grim with tin termination to wrest a victory from the grip of failure through b! Dgth of will, our girls held down their adversaries and slowly piled up ire, winning in the end by three points, made in the last forty-five onda of play. After thus redeeming themselves, our girls continued faithful practice. The team work that had won the Mansura game developed thoroughly, and Laura Prejean worked up a splendid series f characteristic goal plays. During the last weeks in January the Alexandria High School team vis- ited our campus, and the ' Varsity easily won two games, scoring heavily and playing in excellent form. The last game Of this Beril -. and of the year, took place on the Alexandria court, where, in pito of a few Blight accident s, the victory easily fell to our superior players, leaving us high hopes for next year ' s show. pq PQ 14 Ifi b School Athletics HERE ia no athletic association in the 1 1 ij li School, i ut some of the boys formed a basket-ball team, which has been the besl in the his- tory of the school. Those eligible to membership n the team an boys from the eighth grade up to the fifth term. The team at present u follows : Dallas Spring, Caph Ol.I.Ii: GlMBERT Sanford U Thbophile Breda Willie Di ncklbm n Oyidk TURPIN r iys are all equally as good as the heavier Normal team, and their m work outclasses tha i of the Normal team. The High School boys ' t.am i- playing to compete in the parish rally. The girla have no team yet, bu1 Mr. Hedges is practicing with them dailj ami expects to turn out a winning team for the rally on March -( ' ■ . Oil. IK GlMBERT. ynwhv Hfc 1915] TKi b School Citcrarv Society Floweb Sweet Pea Colors en and White OFFICEB Preeidenl .... Ei Gi m « riBSON Vic • Preeidenl . . Roi Tbddlie retarj M un Helm Treasurer . . . Oi n Flanni b Editor .... Leila Mai smith Chorister . . El 1 r.i:i 11 rROESBi K POTPOURRI STAFF Editor in Chief Eva Mai Pi m i Business Manager Ouida Flanneb Athletic Editor Ou.11: Gimbebt Art Editor )l ME COOLEY ,. ,. Mabi Helm Mamie Bowman ciati Editors ,. ,. ( 1 RK ELCH HONOBINJ ( . l. Bertha Adams Clarence Adams Mamie Bowman Archie Breazeale Theophik Breda Julie Brossei Marshall Carver I rone Colton Essie I look June ( loolej Earl Desadier Edna 1 ' Willie Dunckleman Cleo Dupree Ouida Flanner Gertrude Frederick 1 torothj Freeman Beatrice Prey le Frey l a Fuller Honorine ialy Pearl Gibbs ROLL Eugene ribson Ollie Gimbert Lillie rlasa Luddie lis Elizabeth « rroesbeck Andrew Harris Mabel Hawkins Milford Heber Forest Bed] Mary Helm Mamie Hunt Lillian Joni - Lock tt Jones Lucile Landrj Pearl Kaffie om Me ers Sylvan Nelken Vera Nobh her Nui Eva Mae Peace Cordon Peters John T. Pharis Lloyd Pharis Ethel Robinson Audit y Rodgers Lucien Rodgers Bertlia Ricard Mary Sander- Harold Smith Leila May Smith Willie Strange Lela Sutton Gilbert Stroud l ' alias Spring Roy Teddlie Adeline Trichel Arlette Truly l tessie Weaver May Weaver iertrude Weber Curry Welch Ethel Williams Lillian Young Mollie Zenor Obc Orainin School Cibrarv ill-: Idea " f havlne, ■ llbrarj originated with 1 1 » . - memben pt tli seventh . Thej iia l been reading " How Pranklin Pounded the Philadelphia Library, " and though! thai tin . hi eetabllab one. Th( of a library aaaociatlon, conalatlng of the student bod] Oil and then the renl work was begun. The Aral problem to be mei »as the ra the maintenana fundi Llbrarj arils printed, which .i . to those who brought them admittance to 1 1 ■ atlon and the rlghl to take books from the library. Entertainment! » en, and In aeveral other wayi enough monej waa taxi the llbrarj A large, comfortable room on tin third storj In th Training School - domicile. The Normal School contributed two tablet and twelvt chain SI anda, and ' i ■• • n Peru and Howera were placed In the room. Then books n ' imks. iinuks of adventure, Indian myths, falrj tala Qooae rhymes, pleasure honks, and man] others This winter the pupila wtaned to gel more i ks and i - To do this, lunch sons wen ierved by the pupila of the Training School thro I la this way tin-, cleared |80 a auffldenl sum to carrj out tiu-ir plana Many pl aaanl houra art spenl In the library. The pupils tenon thai this is tl of their hard work. and. therefore, taki great pride In uaing tlnir books and t and in keeping the room cheerful and invltlnj l P., M B . C W. TDressin for trje Mtinuct Kl lh, enc ! ' •■■ hi, at ,,i Model Brhoot DSAMATTS Pi KBOH l { " .ss- ' - i ' ' • - . Ouida Planner, Lucid Landry, ' ■ - Weaver, Eva Mat Peace, bTaoel Hatckint, Cleo William Blossom Poi goodneaf sake, give me a pin, somebody! Cum ii ' re - on W bat - thi mat Blossom Ripped my skirt Well, Eva Mae, an jrou trying to kill youraelf? K M m : LOOkl that way I i-an ' t make this tiling in. . t in th. bat k. and I don ' t know what tO do. Li ( ii y Hold still, and I II pin your train over it Th( n K Thanks Winn- an- my tllpp Mari Qet mi to in-r hosiery, uiris ' rink silk i ' ,i .. -.i i itit thej are Miaa Mo Ouida: I want a hairpin Maiiki Here, my child Paaten me, sunn on Mast: Leila May. lend iin your comb. I. mi May: N ' h iucb thing mi this Hill Borrow one from thus, town Eva Mai is my hair white enough? Keep still, Bloa i can ' t hook you whlh you ' re Jigging around. hi --ii Yi s. it ' ll do. i feel to i a a i, a Mari There goes the bell! Lend m a ran id] Blossom lie, too Oi ' ida: l feel lik ciniKi - We do. too [Exeunt.] Mari Hklm, Eva Mai I ' mh Hti;ii School Glee Ci.rn lfi 9 l) School hi (Dub tiHE High School Glee Club was organized during the Fall Term, 1914. The original Glee Club was composed of sixteen girls from s the eighth and ninth grades. Thanks to the training of Mr. Sto- pher, the Glee Club has been very successful and has appeared in public several times. It is entering a quartet and a chorus for the rally in the spring. The quartet is composed of Edna Dey, June Cooley, Mary Helm, and Lucile Landry. At present the membership of the Glee Club is eight- een. Great interest is taken in it, as is shown by the good attendance and good results attained. The members of the Glee Club are as follows : Mamie Bowman, June Cooley, Cleo Dupree, Lessie Frey, Ouida Flanner, Gertrude Frederick, Pearl Gibbs, Elizabeth Groesbeck, Honorine Galy, Mary Helm, Mabel Haw- kins, Pearl Kaffie, Lucile Landry, Blossom Meyers, Eva May Peace, Ethel Robinson, Cleo Williams, and Dessie Weaver. The Glee Club, as a whole, thanks Miss Tally and Mr. Stopher for their assistance and the interest which they have taken in the work. Mary Helm. r?b TEUctrolitr I light the paths of Normal Hill On dark nights of the year; And each nighl as I shine abroad, I think of students dear. How dear to me! If not for them, My soft beams would not glow; Through clear mists of the quiet night They silent come and go. In glory have they placed me h In glory I remain ; I stand for kind rememl ran , Through days Of sun and rain. In voices clear, loud, and distinct. Their praises far and wide. Afl bright shells of the ocean blue, Are scattered by the tide. And here in gladness I shine on; The graduates ' spirit true. Reflected o ' er the world about, To all brings joy anew. Liklink M. IMti v. " Potpourri Staff. 1914-15 BUSINESS MAN iGERS 3. A.K Leon kh len A - alii . M TT I ' .l ATT M. C. C Thomas J. Griffin Assistant . Dennis Sikj b E. LS. . Miss Mam TOOKE a istanl Bernard Nelken LITERARY EDITORS Editor in Chief f.i.mii: Montgomery ASSOCIATE EDITORS ' Lars Rose Taylor 3. A. K Kate Gosling Assistant Gladys Latham E. LS, Carrdz Beli i in Assistant DBWINA Atkins M.C. C Mari i i Assistanl Gladys Comeai CL ss EDITORS X. IX. VIII. W ' ii.ma DUFUY Mii;i m CARVES VIRGINIA PRESCOTT BUNia Adams Robi Loomis Blise Ramke Claude Bllendeb Hildi b Bebgli md Pa ye Sale Morris Shows Gertri de Moore VII. vi. V. Kathbyn Berli Margaret Pickbls Edna Pant Grace Moore Graham Stuckby Katherini Phari Virginia Russell Ruth Conerd Hilda Moodi Gladys Bringhurst .udke Boatnkr Zipporah Hooper Anne Towles Eunice Law bs Anna Bell IV. III. II. [rma Scott AlmaAvingeh Lurlini Clark Mari Haynes Eunice Odom America Stuckby Prances Proffot Tal Larguieb Camilu Aaron Joseph i ni O ' Quinn Margueriti Stewart Anna Howertom Ch m:i is Webb josephini Bryan Card Williamson Camille DeBlieux Esther Wemp i:t EDITORS Editor in Chief Irma Sompayrac ASSISTANTS Dorothy Vought Marguerite Traylob Carolyn Roux Lovii i» id rrs fii u ys Comeai Grace Atkins -iff m E.L.5. :.:.!i ! i;.:.?i!i:Ji im;I3I:I:I •if Tb ■M ! P II IT Imrml. ' l Current Sauce Staff FALL TERM, 1914 Editor in Chief Ethel Merrill Associate Kate Gosling Associate Erline Hester Associate Helen Dixon Subscription Manager .... Linnie Rutledge WINTER TERM, 1914-15 Editor in Chief Kate Gosling Associate Grace Moore Associate Helen Dixon Associate Carrie Bell Lee Associate Fannie R. White Associate Elise Ramke Associate Claude Ellender Subscription Manager Annie Mae Pettit SPRING TERM, 1915 Editor in Chief Grace Moore Associate Helen Dixon Associate Fannie R. White Associate Carrie Bell Lee Associate Elise Ramke Associate Mary E. Lazaro Associate Murphy Sylvest Subscription Manager Helen Dixon CURRENT SAUCE K II ir« ;i( Election » be Held During KjisI Week of Term fctui menu n w nil m nr u uti n»k irnunrti nuin men ■ umunr Ilk LU1 ItU M llll iinallktM II IDIIIl II1II1I1HI INI 1IITII . uk " win ummj Ortf kr its - • ..111. Qaa- M«, b, lis. .luirrl t. ■!. .a k br . ►» J lk» • • Term —itri It ' ' . J Bl B ■ ' L - r- t r a. 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An, oai in« .r-a la. k. •m 4a t " Ma laaaa Uav, la U| til aaaakaaau a„ „» h. hlal of t " . " tottTiair? ■ • . tat aaaj Irk ilk . „ I taoatW.al la Ika Na mal wnii all its student activities, the Hill Bndi ■ newspt Thai newe • ever] ■ -nil. ins in. n iniisi give the newe and al tht same time furnish an outlel for U Ion of tl at of the student bod] it must be Interesting to tht averagt student, and it must lead t broader and higher Interests. In fact, it must be repi e, and ret march In the first rani II must be lir..- the banner on which is written that i« r which thi group stands, and. lik. tht • r. 11 must l»- follOS I l as ■ - aide. Buch a paper is Current Bauce, the ilx-page blweeklj publication ol tht Oontei Lift Club. Wliil. onlj " in ' ar " Id. It lias BMSnt M murli to the ■ChOOl • " iiiinu- that " ii- wonden bos tht itudenta In tht past got along «itii iut it it is truly the puis, " i the Normal Bchool, Hi - outward n fits hsartbee VOX DISCIPULORUM VOL. 3 NATCHITOCHES, La., Idus Nov. MDOCCCXIV NO. 5 VOX DISCIPULORUM DE PUBL1CATIONE Hoc volumen et pro delectatione et beneficio a discipulis Scholae Noimalis in republica Louisianae publicatur et utimir Latina ut vobis et Latinam et Anglicam noscendas esse demonstre- mus si bene evenira velitis. Publicata singulis terminibus. Partkula Loci. Die Veneris vesyera ante diem decimum Kalendas Decembris con- eertus a Publica Schola Vocum et Nervorum Canti in auditorio habi- tus est. Processi a delectatione ad emendam locutantem machinam Normali Scholae utentur. ED1TORES PRO TERMINO: Virginia Prescott Jessie Lee Connell Dewina Atkins Gladys Latham Edna Fant ADMINISTRES NEGOTIl Elvira Montgomery Normal vs. La. Collegium. Die Saturn i post meridiem, ante diem duodetriginta Kal, Decem- bris, Louisianae collegium ad Nor- malem venit ut ludum t ' ollis ha- berent. Certamen erat incun- dissimum nonnullis splendentibus factis a pueris Normalibus. Nor- males pueri vixerunt septuaginta contra niliil. 15 T. e 6now end he$u.n v n« Find. ' husAxi a l ihe. u oKt at Mormal iDa s ( Editorial in Currenl Sauce) HAT have all these months at Normal meant to you, especiallj to you seventy odd members of the graduating class, who are about to i id farewell forever to the walls of your Alma Mater and to face tlic sterner realities of life? Are you going forth the same individual you were when you came, unchanged, uninfluenced by the sur- roundings which have been a pari of your life for eighteen months and more? Has nothing been added to your life but years? Ask yourselves these questions. Reflect a moment on what these mouths have broughl to you. Probe deeply into your inmost soul to find an answer not thai there is a single possibility of changing matters at this late Btage should you find that you musi answer negatively, but that you may truly realize the great power for good this school has been in your life and that you may rightly ireciate the wonderful opportunities that have been showered upon you. Is it possible thai you could have left the auditorium the night .lames ott -poke on •• Sour Grapes " without the realization of the greal problem and crisis the world is facing and of the immeasurable good you could do ,!i indvidual, a citizen, a teacher? Can you not read our contemporary writers and understand our great men of to-day better because f the glimpse into their lives that John Kendrick Bangs gave you when he -poke on " Salubrities 1 Have Met? " Could you -it and listen unmoved to the melodious -trains that (lowed from the magical how of Madame Maud Powell, the greatest American violinist? Did it not leave you a better man. a better woman? Were jrou not thrilled to ecstasy when Montani lightly touched the strings of his golden harp and you heard the light, vivacious tone- of " •Santa I.ucia " or the deep, rich chord- of ' " A Merry Life; ' when Vera Poppi drew her how across the strings of her ' ce ' lo and from it came rich, rare melodies? What did Mr-. Baker ' s interpretation and n dition of ■•Chanticleer " leave with you? What did those production- of our own studenl body, " The Rose Maiden " and " Martha. " mean to you? Would you take anything for the hours of genuine aesthetic pleasure thej furnished you? What ha- been the value of your society work to you? hid you feel that there was nothing to gain from such work but the ti credits for graduation? Or are you leaving it better able to face a en and express yourself before it ' . ' Has it helped you to solve and master the intricacies of parliamentary law? Have you failed to gain anything cially from it? Has the Normal meant nothing to you religiously? Have not the time- when, a- one, eight hundred how their heads to repeat tie Lord ' - Prayer, the devotional exercises, the religious organizations, a- tin Y. M. C. A.. Y. W. C A.. Apo-tleship of Prayer. Inspired vmi with new tYr- or and zeal for your work? I- there any one here who dan - to say that magnificent triumph of rhetoric, and oratory revealing the depth and power of the divine love, which Rev. P.arr gave a- his mes • the graduates and to the whole student body, gave nothing to his soul? Mo nol those glo- rious words of promise still ring in your ears : " Thou wilt keep him in per- fect peace whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusteth in thee? " And if all this has influenced you but little, dare you say that the native loveliness and beauty of your surroundings all these months has not entered your soul and made it rejoice in the goodness and love of the Father? There is a beautiful legend called " In the Desert of Waiting, " from which is taken this crystallized thought: " Patience! thou comest into the desert a vender of salt ; thou mayest go forth an alchemist distilling from life ' s tasks and sorrows such precious attar into thy soul that its sweetness shall win for thee a welcome wherever thou goest and a royal welcome into the City of Thy Desire. " We have all come into the desert venders of salt, but have we all been able to distill from the daily tasks and trials that pricked us sorest precious attar to sweeten all life and to give us a royal en- trance into the City of Our Desire? If we only could realize that " from the commonest experiences of life may be distilled the greatest blessings! " Reflect on this a while and see if, when you are bidding farewell forever to this school, you may turn your face toward it and say softly to your Alma Mater : " Still so gently o ' er me stealing, Mem ' ry will bring back the feeling, Spite of all my grief revealing, That I love thee — that I dearly love thee still. " Erline Hester. A School Story There, little girl, don ' t cry! You are leaving your home, I know, And your best chum, too, With a heart so true, Who vowed that she loved you so ; But high-school troubles have all passed by — There, little girl, don ' t cry! There, little girl, don ' t cry! You are crowded with work, I know ; And the glad, free ways Of your high-school days Seem now — ! — so long ago ; But passes and pluses will soon come by — There, little girl, don ' t cry! There, little girl, don ' t cry! Your name will be posted, I know ; And your joyful dreams, With their golden gleams, Will come to be true; for — lo! — The State holds all for which you sigh — There, little girl, don ' t cry! Tiielma Hevves. 3io v Ttalloween Ori inatc5 • yNCLE ' ENERY, fwal ia this? " V. U Roy, Jr., pulled from his | I pocket a much-rumpled black paper cat. y . " Whar you got dat. honey ' . ' " asked the old man. •• Up in Boyl Hoyl [Boyd Hall], " he answered. " En the girli making black woman ' s ridin ' brooms, en en -en punkin faces wif big, big eyes, en cata wit " their backs w-a-a-y up in the air, too. " " Well, honey, ain ' t 1 ever tol ' you why fo 1 de folk- has w ' ut us-un calls ' Hollow-in ' . ' ' " " No. Uncle T ' .nery " replied the little hoy. " Fo ' de Lawd ' a sake . ef I ain ' t nerglectin ' yo ' educality! " Uncle Henry ejaculated, as he looked around with an air of dissatisfaction. He busied himself with mending the handles of many of the water buckets which had long since served their time. V " . I., had learned it was the best to he patient with the old man. So he sat beside him and waited. Presently he asked: " Tell me. Fncle T.ner . " " TOOD3 -ho ' , honey; I wuz fergettin ' . Hit seem lack in dem days all d€ hill wuz er woods. " •• But, Uncle ' Enery, w ' ere was all the folks en all the houses? " " Par you goes agpin doubtin ' me en what 1 sez. You gwine fcer he a doubtin ' Peter one er dese days. " And Uncle Henry smiled at the thought that here was his chance of displaying his knowledge of the new-found phrase. " doubting Thomas. " The little boy, fearful lest I ' ncle Henry should discontinue the story. I : " En w ' al ' . ' " " W ' al, all de animules libed yere. en lak efl not de ' peared to he lihin ' rale well. Br ' er Cat an ' P r ' er Dog kep 1 blacksmith ' s shop; Br ' er I- ' o an ' Br ' er Rabbil had er ortermobeel shop; Mr. El ' phanl wuz chief manerger uh de railroad; Mr. Mud Turkle an ' Br ' er Tarpin bed er meat shop; en all decreetera wuz busy. Ole Misa Goose, ez -he do now, wuz battlin cloze — yes, Bhe oatchelly paddle de ti ' lin ' outen ' em. ■• One daj Br ' er Dog en Br ' er Rabbil wuz out er-huntin. ' " " Hunt in ' w ' at — rabbits? " " Jobs, " i ' ncle Henry chuckled. The little fellow ' s perplexed face showed that he had not understood the answ X, and it pleased the old man to puzzle the child now and then. " W ' al. ez I begin, dey wuz out er-huntin ' . en dey notice feetprinta jes ' all ober de hill; en dey sez ter deyse ' f, sez dey: ' We-una mough.1 ez well tin ' out who ' a bin er-trompin ' through dis woods. ' Wid dal dey bo! out ter tigate; hut. Lawd, chile, ebery creeter wuz takin ' down an ' ick. Tears lak some one ' s bin cungin ' ' em. " " What ' - ' cungin ' , ' I ' ncle ' l- ' .nery ' . ' " " Wal. " with that old aversion, " ' tainl yere nor dar. Ebery one wuz -ick. ez I wuz a-sayin ' befo . Pat wuz in Novimber de fust, en bou1 dat nighl ebery one wuz well ag in. " Eberj - ' dentical thing take- places de night befo ' de fust o 1 Novimber, ' til folks tho ' t dey ' d sot up en watch fo ' de pusson dat did all dat ruination. " Dat night — de night fo ' Novimber fust — all de creeters wuz er-settin " roun ' er fyah right whar Boyd Hall now am, en dey wuz a-tellin ' tales ub how de daddies fit in de Rebolution en Cibil Wah, when — lo and beholes! — dey yeard er orful comoshun, en w ' at did cum foth but a creeter all deked up en wite wid all its little chilluns, makin ' de mostest unlawful sounds yo ' eber yeard tell ub, des lak er cricket big ez a hoss rubbin ' hits hind legs. " Sum or most ub de animules runned ; but Mr. Tommy Mud Turkle en Br ' er El ' phant, dey wuz so clumsy dat dey stayed behin ' en fit dem witches. ' Bout dis time womans on brooms wuz flyin ' ' bout de air, de moon went out, en the jack-o ' -lant ' rns wuz all de lights dey hed. De ole cats lak dis wuz a-mewin ' ' roun ' . But does yo ' know ebery one er dese creeters wuz plum hollow-in? Ez quick ez Br ' er El ' phant punch one, he fall flat. En dis is wha ' com ' us ca s hit ' Hollow-in ' — jes ' ' cauze de ghoses wuz hollow. Now us all keeps dis night so ez ter keep de witches erway. So yo ' see, honey, de reason caze de folks en de hole United States keeps Hollow-in is caze de creeters done hit on dis Normal Hill long, long time ergo. " It had begun to grow dark, and the little boy, much to Uncle Henry ' s gratification, protested against returning to the cottage alone. Uncle Henry took him home. Two hours later the little son of our President lay fast asleep in his little bed, dreaming of the hump-backed cats and the jack- o ' -lanterns hanging on the wall of old Boyd Hall. Wilma Dupuy. Stu ? Ifour on formal Ifill A hundred lights gleam in the night The bell has rung. It ' s study hour: From windows o ' er the way. All minds to books are turned. And everything is still as death For woe to those who go to class Soon after close of day. With lessons all unlearned! And this is why it seems so quiet, And things are all so still. Save when- the watchman beats his path Around old Normal Hill. Wiiuwi J. BBNNKTT. Ob dbarm of the 53elU ■ HS I WSS si ;ili | hy l ' Ki r lag shadows and letting mj thoughts drift bad Into th past, i suddenl) bei aware f the nn dlstanl bell, which seemed onlj an e bell. And. ;i ni ;m echo, there was mingled In bad gone with th of thai other bell, i beard the i and the chatter of uirlish moved bj thi eneral • l followed the crowd to the brick building to which all wen d rranj doors, I remembered how I I lass in the different i man) times, and boa success In certain chu caused m to Wk- certain ri«m i and l hai ! to bear the clapping oi bands ;i we passed aoisily through the halls familiar voice saying Young lad ■ agalnsl thi rules of this Institution t " loitir In the halla. " The office I hurried bj Man] times i had entered it with fear and tren ■ bling. The tingling of the bell, calling to class and causing the crowd to rush all hurriedly, carried me back to many memorable days On on occasion i had ! In the hall, and. forgetting that i had onlj a fen minutes to get to class, i had stopped .md chatted until the second bell had rung Upon being asked whi I was late, I had replied, c in lesslj " l had to comi from upstairs in Boyd Hall, and I am so tin Hut soon it that l was marching al ong with the cedar rope, and I real! ed that I wa.- a graduate n.r taking my place of honor, i recall hou i listened tc q ches .1 in l heard the applause ol friends; hoa best wishes and congratulations wen bestowed upon me from all sides; how. while I was enjoying the excitement, the spell Half broken by the rin nd belL i could no longer distinguish the fi of thoet aear me. The applause died awaj and seemed onlj an echo from some tar-ewaj shore on which i had once lived, but on which i was to ii do more. Here the walls of the room to recedi unwillingly, saying ' Even thou h you have this night sjrad d, you arc under the law of the bell. Go DOW, and I !■• upon at the ringing of the third bell the charm is i rok n Evi n as the walls spo ke, the third bell rang with a harsh and clanging do) w h was u that there was do clapping of bands? That then a That then: wen do half-euppi ad hurried movements, followed bj Bilence? Looking around. I found 1 had returned to mj chair bj i r i was cold, for the tire had died OUt, • ' ti a- D | dr. am Ol School daye hail died out at the ringing of the third belL Sylvia Himu 5tt .ornirttg in the Baal tie mi now the birds Bprlng up shows through the early gray, Their trusted god, the sun. Viiil. spreading BlOWlj toward I The char air (ills with mi be glad, new d - their tu ! mm sic.-; and tin The daw i leepj quiet la broken; Wake In the rosj light Thi noise will last mi dark Refreshed, the) blush with the happ) morn The chal ound of the i rro« Tired are they of Dlght Is drowned b) thi " id bark Tinker still and . .r pinker Up from the ground the smiling sun aii th. world groara pink Evi rywhi his i .t Qreen thipgs, brown things all reflect II Q mi is the pink tis sunlight now n the air. I think The morn is changed to i Mini M CaSTI ii Soutt6s (Being a modern-day imitation of Thoreau ' s essay of the same name) OW, as I sit at my desk on this dismal, rainy evening, my watch ticks away with a | tireless " chug-chug, chug-chug. " like that of a solitary bass-horn player leading a march for an imaginary band; the electric light winks at me once at its usual time and then goes on as steady as before; some lonely, foot-sore tramp limps along the walk, stops, pulls at the gate, and halloos to know if there are any bad dogs; the train whistles four long blasts, and, with the clank of the bell keeping time with the exhaust, goes down the narrow track; occasional ejaculations come from my roommate as signals for me to pull him out of the bog of quadratics of simultaneous equations. 1 am not so lonesome as some may think. 1 do not find the place half so lonely as the girls of the club find their rooms. I am not the only one within the limits of this house, which I call my home, because I have paid fifteen dollars for my part of it. There are two girls here. They live by day at the building on the Hill and by night in their homes of one room. One does not need a large mansion to live in, just as one does not need a large body to live in. Does not Mr. Claman feel just as comfortable in his little body as Mr. Harvey does in his big one? One room is quite sufficient. They live downstairs, and this faint humming sounds like the dismal sounds of the wolf calling on all the gods to restore his dead mate to him. Maybe it might be compared to the soft strains of the phonograph playing a lullaby with an old, worn-out needle. I listen, and find that I ' m mistaken. A new gust of notes has been wafted to me, and they are those of a ' cello played by an infidel hand — a hand which has no respect for a ' cello. The poor ' cello — how I wish it were like us and could make its own sounds! And then we would not be troubled with poor music and nerve-destroying cords from it, at least. Now that all are in their rooms, some studying, some writing, others nodding in their chairs, too lazy to go to bed, I am more with the world than ever. My only annoyance now until bedtime will be the desultory and scattered questions from my roommate, ask- ing how to factor binomials, or to extract the square root, or a hundred other things. But this soon quiets down, and no more is heard from him. On the whole, my medita- tions may be continued without much danger of being broken by these interruptions. Sometimes, when I listen at the right time, 1 hear the Normal bells — the supper hell, the study bell, or even the light bell. They seem to give out a sound which is softened into a melody by its passage and reflections. The sound is strained of its discordant overtones by its long passage through the pine trees and over the housetops. This sweet music changes to the queer gurgling sound of some one snoring across the halls. It is like the rasp of the rope against the well curb as the bucket descends into the water. Thus the silence of the night is broken until the rising sun disperses the morning mist and the rattle of the early train wakes the sleeper. But there is that never-ceasing " chug-chug " of the watch with the red devil on its face looking up to me. Maybe it is he that bellows out this jolly sound as the second hand tickles him under the chin and the hour hand makes the yellow, holy halo about his head. Graham STUCKEY. Obc " Pines On the campus of the Normal, When- many :i path entwines, Stand the many ancient shade tre Stand the tall and stately pint Many Bong birds have they sheltered In their bosom, warm and kind. Who. inspired by their kindn Cheer and strengthen every mind. In the morning bright and early, As the birds begin their song, Through the branches comes the whisper: ■■ May thou happy and strong. " In the twilighl of the evening, When our hearts are Idled with care. Comes the Bobbing of the pine tn i They, too, know what we must hear. When our hearts .n-e light and merry, And our path- from thorns are free. A sweet laughter to us ech From the bosom t ' each 1 1 Tell your story to the pine tree-; They will ne ' er your tale betray, Hut. by hearing each one ' .- -ton. Better cheer another ' s wa . I ' dessinn- on the dear old pine tit l A- they -tand so grand and tall. Cheering, helping, and caressing, Always kind and true to all. HlLDUH BERGI i MD. Ol)£ ftrittk (Class Exercise) AY was slowly breaking, and Mrs. Stanley was almost crazed with fear. Kath- ryn, who had driven with a party of young people to a play in a neighboring town, should have returned about two o ' clock; but hour after hour had passed, and still she had not appeared. Perplexed, but with his usual composure, Dr. Stanley tried in vain to console his wife, who paced the floor and wrung her hands in great agitation. " My dear, she has probably remained to spend the night with some of her friends, " he insisted, again and again. " No, George, I know she didn ' t! " Mrs. Stanley cried, in despair. " Aline is away on a visit, and Martha ' s mother is very ill. O, if she would only, only come! " The last sentence, ending in a plaintive wail, seemed to bring an answer; for wheels were heard on the gravel outside, and some one ran quickly up the steps. Kathryn en- tered the room and threw her arms about her sobbing mother. " O, mother, how glad I am to be home again! We have had a terrible time! " she ex- claimed. " Darling, what in the world has kept you? " Mrs. Stanley trembled with emotion. " Sit right down here and dry your tears, and I will tell you and daddy about it, " said Kathryn, excitedly. " You may remember that Allan said he knew a shorter route. Well, the play was over at eleven, and, after we had supper, we started home; but Allan sug- gested that we try the shorter road, so we started off with our buggy in the lead. Daddy, you know the road that turns off the main road at Cuthbert ' s? " " Why, daughter, that road leads to Jonesville! " her fathered answered, in surprise. " Yes; but, daddy, we soon took a road that led into the woods. It was as dark as pitch, but Allan insisted that he knew where he was going. We drove on and on for about an hour and a half, and Allan said that we ought to reach soon the lane that leads into the Oak Grove Road. " " Allan should have known better than to lead all of you into such a wild-goose chase, " Dr. Stanley interrupted, with a grim smile. " Now, daddy, you mustn ' t blame Allan. It wasn ' t really his fault, " defended Kathryn, valiantly. " Go on, daughter. Tell us the rest, " Mrs. Stanley begged. " All right, mother. We drove on and on, and Allan was just about to own up that he was lost, when our horse suddenly reared up on his hind legs and refused to go. The boys stopped their horses and ran to hold our horse. They struck a light, and — O, mother! " Kathryn hid her face in her hands, overcome with the terror of the thought. " Darling, tell me what it was! " cried her mother, trembling with excitement. Kathryn lifted her head and continued: " There, five or six feet in front of us, was a great bluff of the Black River! " Mrs. Stanley screamed and burst into tears. " Well, mother, darling, don ' t cry. Why, it is all over now. " " George, I knew that our girl was in danger. I told you that she was; " and Mrs. Stan- ley wept heartbrokenly. " Well, daughter, tell us how you finally found your way home again, " Dr. Stanley said. " We were completely lost, and we wandered slowly about the woods for two hours be- fore we found our road. Then we reached the main road about four miles on the other side of Jonesville; and, of course, after that we had no more trouble. " " It was, indeed, a narrow escape. We should all be very, very thankful that you art safe at home again. " Dr. Stanley spoke deliberately and with great feeling. " We certainly should. And, daddy, " Kathryn hesitated, and then continued, " you wont be angry with Allan, will you? He is dreadfully worried and depressed. ' He is coming to see you and mother to-morrow and present the apologies that he says are due. " " My dear, this is no time to entertain feelings of anger or resentment, " her father replied; and he smiled, but not grimly this time, and kissed the pleading, upturned face. ROSE Taylor. Cvt SrittXt nf — Tm. Oimt. Tu Lti foU v ? ' ■a TV« OU •» « Ai f. Tbb)z Tegeno of rart6 Ccorc In the pleasant, sunny Southland, Where the sun is ever shining, Is a bluff built by our Mother, By our wondrous Mother Nature. Here below ' s the winding river. Rushing onward, onward, onward — Rushing with a wondrous music To the mighty Mississippi, There to mix its bright, red waters With the mighty Mississippi, Y it h the Father of all waters. Then above and reaching upward, Ever high above the river, Is the playhouse of our Mother That she used her arts in making. And the pine trees and the oak trees Rear their heads up to the Father, Gitchie Manito, the Mighty — He, the Father of the people. All the colors of the rainbow Blend together in the woodland, In the pleasant, sunny woodland. And the sky that bends above it. Bends as does the bow of Hunter, Smiles down on the pleasant woodland, On the woodland and the river, And the stream reflects his smiling. Gladness lives there in the woodland. There upon the bluff, so high up, Is the village of the people: There the wigwams of the people, Of the noble, red-skinned people. And the women and the children Work around and in the wigwams, While the warriors, the great warriors, Smoke the pipe of peace together. Here we see a lovely maiden, See a lovely, red-skinned maiden, Ling ' ring near the band of warriors. And all the eyes are turned upon her, Follow lovely Minnelayee, See the child of Chief Galaryee — She, the sunlight of her people. And a warrior bold and stalwart Loves the Princess Minnelayee — He, the son of noted Gehu, Of Gehu, the honored racer, Loves the maiden Minnelayee. Loves she not this mighty warrior, But turns always to her people, To her father and her mother, And ' s content with them to love her. Down the lovely, winding river Comes a great canoe a-splashinu. Rising, falling on the wavelets. Coming nearer, nearer, nearer. In the great canoe the white men Come on to the pleasant woodland, Come to greet Galaryee friendly, Trade with him their wares and trinkets. Ere they go back up the river. In the white man ' s band ' s a warrior — He, the fair-skinned Don Lovito; He, the handsome, pale-faced warrior, Catches sight of Minnelayee, While he lingers with her people, And he sees in the fair redskin All the graces of a princess, All the freedom of the forest, All the beauty of a flower. And the princess, Minnelayee, Sees the Spaniard, Don Lovito: And at first his graceful bearing Draws attention to his person. Then his handsome, haughty features Cause the girl to watch him closely. Then a friendship grows between them : And when handsome Don Lovito Smiles on little Minnelayee, She feels all the joy of springtime, For his smile is like the sunshine. Friendship then to something deeper Grows, and handsome Don Lovito Steals the heart of Minnelayee, Till she loves the handsome Spaniard. Loves the dashing Don Lovito. But at last there comes a parting, And the handsome Don Lovito Tells the artless Indian princess Of his wondrous home and home land: Tells her he will take her with him As his wife — he ' ll take her with him Back to Spain, his wondrous home land; Says that she must wait there for him Till he comes back up the river. Then he kisses Minnelayee, Bids farewell to her who loves him — Minnelayee, lovely red skin. Then the great boats of the white men Sail away, and Don Lovito Stands and waves at Minnelayee, Wafts a kiss across the waters To the child of Chief Galar; And the Princess Minnelayee Stands and waves at Don Lovito. When the white men ' s boats have vanished, Vanished down the bright Red River, Tli. fair Princess Minnela and feels m Inn. i h. VOWS thai she ' ll be faithful in her hands n • Spanish l r, To l ' : I ' " li I. " Then the warrior, her ok) lover, Cornea upon her in the woodland, Telia her thai he still ! " • i love her, Lovea her mi r. than I ton Loi That her haadaoi b lover is a whlte-akln, proud and selfish; ■ Old and h art That in- i«i • s nut Minnela ■ Lot ea not in- the I ndlan pi Bui thai he, a valiant redskin, Lovea the lovelj Indian pi • Hut thr Princeea Minnelaj i • Turns and tella tl " r d skinm-d warrior That sin lovea iIh Don Loi That she ' ll wait lor his return I] Telia thr valiant son or Genu That his wooing is not pleaaanl Having once known Hon Lovito, She can nev r love a r. dskin. nd thr warrior then in anguish Turns and slowly leaves the 1 " ■ up to tin- Path r in a prayer for strength to leavi her if his heart would change within him! fan he hat. sweet Minnela I ». no ' he ' ll alwaya love her. Hut his love shall hid. ' within him; Deep within his heart he ' ll hide it. Then he turna bach to thr villa Where h growa moroee and silent Six months pass, and still tin- print ' be dashing i ' on Lovito, still beilevea him a true lover, Thinks that lu ' ll coin, hark tO nd at last tl Itorj Thai tin- whit art ' " ii nd at lirst hi r b faithful, is made blithsome b) tin- story Then again there cornea a rumor i hat the handeomi i ion i ovito Brings a lovely maiden with him. Hrin s a fair white maiden with him But she waits still for her Ii nd still •■ all Ho Then one morning, bright and early, She is standing mar h r wigwam, When sin ' hears it " oars a-splashln i lean tl i Io, the white mi n ' ini she rushi ' s from the village i place high on the Muff land Then Bhi approacl - Lovito, ■ be bandsomi • d Span But ' i. i- a maiden, is a love ly, whlte-akinned mardi And his arm is round the maiden, ud hla eyea art s ' miinL: on i nd his head is bending toward hi I Ami sit.- smiles bach at Lovito, Smiles her i . for i ion i. " Ito, While her fingers, small aid standi r ■ n up her shining ringli ts Golden, shining, « urling tendrils nd the Indian prim • Hates her a- -i ■ n ■ i baa hat- d, reptili . Hut she bates n t i ion Lot Ito, her untrue lovi r Then sh hid d thi woodland, Hides bach in the friendlj woodland. Till the whites havi paaaed the bluff landa, Vmi shi in ars m more th. splashing of the great boats of the white men. Th. n th ' her same " id lot 1 r Cornea the valiant red-skinned warrior. Vmi again tells Mlnneli ' That In ' lovea his Indian prim • fails her " Sweetheart, Hens Muncha. " Hut she bids him go and l«a . Iht. For sin- still loves I Ion Lovito When silo is ali in-, sii. wandi ra ip ami do n atom . she wandi I p and down alone in anguish. Till she. near th. ' bluff-land ■ Tii. n sin piungea downward, downward. Downward o ' i r the i ru l boa Idi Downward to the bright-red wat Ami the water tak.s the prlno To the bosom of the river, And tli.- pin. ' ir. . s and the oak til • ■ th. ' prin. u ih. |ov« Ij Mlnm la She, ' in ' sunlight f her pet pi- Vmi Hi. spirit of the prim i upward, upward, upward ' To th. ' Father ol her people, Oltchle Maniio. th. ' Mighty, ' Tli. ' great Father, the cr.ator Vnd ih- ri . r k. • ps thi n . n i Safe beneath its laughing waters And noil.-, passing, knows thi Btorj of ihr girl who there lies buried; For Mi. shining, hriu-ht. red wat Still rush onward, onward, onward Still rush on with wondrous music ' To the mighty Mississippi. To tin- Father of all wai .l " -i in i ki O ' Qi i x Ol)£ Oemptation ( Class Exercise) T was a cold, rainy night; but John Day, protected in his slicker and hat, smiled at the dripping pedestrians who hurried past him, and patted his coat affectionately. " Big John Day, " as the fellows called him, was on his way to the train yards, where the great, puffing, and shining No. 99 was waiting for him. His heart filled with pride as he examined the massive engine, and he called gayly to the brakeman: " She ' s a wonder all right; you believe that, don ' t you, Bill? " Bill nodded wisely. Of course he believed anything that " Big John Day " said. No. 99 left the yards at nine. At nine-five she arrived at the station, where, in a few minutes, crowds of people boarded her, some glancing at the big monster with admira- tion; and these persons, let it be said, never failed to arouse Day ' s silent approval. At last a lantern swung glistening in the rain, and a gruff voice called, " All aboard! " and No. 99 angrily and slowly moved out into the darkness. One hundred miles from the station the night grew darker, but rain poured in tor- rents, and heaven itself seemed to be rent by flaming lightning and pealing thunder. But through the black storm No. 99 sped on, fearlessly, boldly. Of a sudden her speed accel- erated, and Day glanced quickly toward the window by his side. Did he see the demons of the dark smiling at him? At his feet were the brakes. The engineer ' s steel-gray eyes fastened themselves on them in a strange fear, and he saw that they were slowly moving. With a cry, he bent his powerful body and clutched the brakes. A click, and that was all! The big fellow glanced at his watch. In half an hour No. 44 would be waiting at the switch at Tooke ' s Crossing to let his train pass. If he reached there before ten fifty five! His face whitened, and the muscles of his body tightened in a maddening dread. He was young, so young; and, by a sudden impulse, he thrust wide the window and crouched in the opening. The lightning showed him a meadow. One jump, and he was safe. And life was beckoning, coaxing him. There was only one chance in a thousand that he could save his passengers by remaining. Should he take this chance, to the dan- ger of his own life? No. 99 lurched forward, causing Day to clinch the sash to save himself from falling on the ground beneath him. White and trembling, he struggled. The wind moaned, " Come, come! " the raindrops that fell upon his tense face whispered, " How young you are! " and the thunder growled, " Save yourself at any cost! " " I will, I will. " But then a mother touched his shoulder, " I am going to my child; " and her voice was low and gentle. " My sweetheart is waiting for me. " The lad spoke dreamily, as he clasped the engi- neer ' s hand. " My granddaughter is dying. " And the tired, kind eyes of an old gentleman sought Day ' s in tender appeal. With a groan, " Big John Day " leaned forward and gripped the brakes. Gladys Bringhurst. -A Summer Shower A dim and distant thunder peal, A thunder peal which nearer rolls, A darkening o ' er the sun so bright, The gentle fall of summer rain, Which casts a gloom o ' er all the world, Which quickens and then harder pours, And bars from us the happy light. Now ceases, then begins again. But when at length the shower ends, A band of glory shows above, With tints of every color rare — The promise of our Father ' s love. Rosk Taylor. oIk Quest of (Bawain (Imaginary report f Gawain to King Arthur, after he has returned Prom his search for Lanceli [CI ! ' 9e) Sir, my liege, I left jrou yestermorn, Ami wandered through all the country ' bout Until I came to Astolat In castle great the lord of it there dwell-. Hi- two -..us and one daughter, fair Blaine, Known ' mongst all as Blaine, the lovablt Blaine, the lily maid of Astolat. I ' quired as to the where bouts of the knight, And found that one had been there not long sin. And as he told mi ' this, the lord -did tell Of how with them the knight had left his shield. And how for it would BOOH return; also Lavaine, the younger Bon, had ' companied him, inl eif long would of him some tidings bring. And when this tale was done, die lord did give With ' customed courtesy the kind request That. Bince my quesl was o ' er, 1 -top with him. To which with courtesy 1 did reply. With fair Blaine I wandered gardens o ' er, And BOUght in vain to take the little heart, But only found myself a hit too 1, Because before our else had won the prize. Twas -on]) i found it was the Btranger knight, And then the shield was brought that I might tell If it belonged to him for whom I sought And when I found t.. Lancelot it belonged, Also to him belonged the maiden ' - heart. I gave the diamond to her, knowing that It would to him sooner lie safely giv ' n Than it ' for him I searched the countr) o ' er; For truly does she know where he is hid. And. knowing, guards with strict ecy. Rose Tai lor. Bbougbts Wbile atct)itia. a dh ' db at f)[a? Dear little girl, so slender and fair, Little you ' re thinking while you ' re playing there That those same little hands, now in sweet childish play, Will some day be helping a life on its way. Dear little girl, so eager and sweet, Much you must learn ere in life you compete ; And the same little thought, which is " two twos are four, " Will give you strength which will help to do more. Dear little girl, with blue eyes and bright, Little you think that you, too, must shed light On life ' s shadows and sunshine, its hopes and its joys, And later be taught that all these are but toys. Dear little girl, how can I help you Be a real woman — good, noble, and true — Who will brighten the shadows, and bring the sunshine, And help lift the burdens of sorrowed mankind ? Dear little girl, I watch all the day, While you in your sunshine busily play. From the depths of my heart, Love, I whisper this prayer : " God, give her the courage to do and to dare. " Marjorie Henry. 16 3immv ■ " ■I .liiuiiiN was lying flat on 1 acta en tb .ink UN i which flowed through his father ' a pasture, his heela In tbe air. his chin in his hands, and I the littl. along the rail fence " i thi the " branch ' Under nun- i mm] would havi lending his marveioua fund ol iptur- reptile, to the future discomfiture of his play nab But the circumstances wen nol ordinary; for Jimmy was fairly mi the waj of )■ diaai and his hearl was hear] He had Blipped off from I where presumably be " as cutting stov wood, to go flahing Bui the lish wouldn ' t and s Jimmy had lost patience, had thrown hin:s. u u. aril) on the ground, and to think f a waj to win hark to hlmsell the affections of Polly, the Bhrtm hilp. 1 ark was the obstacle our hero had encountered. Until his interference, th true lOTe had run smoothly. U Bunday school one Bunday, direct] Christmas, Jimmj had accidental!] it bj Polly. Polly had soft, blue eyes, wide awake, bul nol bold, and soft, brown hair, usually braided In two braids and tied with red ribbon. Jimmj had never sat bj a girl at Bund i could remember. Being unaccustomed to the situation, onsclous of himself and his neighbor and exceeding!) tncoi ■ ; :• on the front ' d . ol hie chair and stand flxedlj Hi could not take bis eyes ofr the beautiful braid ak. and ■i abruptl) and bashfully into the shallow depths f his chair. Pollj looked around quickly, and swarded him a pinch on the arm and a smile to soften IL Jimmj fell a ting In his heart The nexl Sunday h a h.-r his old card from the last lesson, and sh.- smile d even more sweetlj than before. Jlmm) resolved then and u Sunday and all Other Sundays; and he had. until the last twc Sundays, when he had been sup I lark. St. . Clark, who couldn ' t play marbles, nor swim. u i turn somersaults, nor —km the cat " half as well as Jimmj could! Jimmj wondered hltterl) at the Injustice ol the capricious Polly. sudd, nly he bounded up from the grass, kicked th ran ol bait energetical!) Into th water, and turned his ste] . the house. He went In through the kitchen dcor, bed a piece of blackberrj pie as he pasaed the cupboard, and devoured II as hi walked resolutelj to the hall door bis mother sitting In an easy-chair on the porch, he tiptoed quietlj t her bedroom and took out a piece of paper from tin draw ting materia] He Jumped through the window, ran to th ba and sat hlmsell precipitate!) thereon. He felt in his pocket, and found s stubbj lead pencil ■ on the floor, he began the laborious authorship ol the followii iis- Pollj Parki end: Please, can I sit bj you at Sunday school to-morrow mi • Clark rs truly. Jimmy Carroll. " He folded it carefully, ran quicklj around the house, out the froi ind down tin .ill vlllagi toward th. Parker resldenci But befon he rea it, he saw Polly in a fresh blue gingham dross coining clown the sidewalk. He loitered along until she drew near. Then he lost his courage, and fled past her without looking. Soon he crushed his bashfulness and retraced his steps. He walked slowly past her, poked the note toward her, looking in an entirely opposite direction and trying to whis- tle away his embarrassment. As soon as the note was safe in Polly ' s hands, he took to his heels and ran for dear life, soon reaching the shelter of his own back yard. From that time he was in a state of silent, hopeful ecstasy. He did his evening chores, ate his supper silently, but spasmodically, and went to bed, but not soon to sleep. He awoke early next morning, took his Sunday-morning bath with an air of resignation opposed to his usual remonstrance. Mrs. Carroll was astonished. She asked Jimmy if he felt well, and he said, " Yes ' m, " a little doubtfully. He did not study his lesson, since that was not an element of his idea of Sunday school. He left home unusually early, with his hair unusually smooth and his hands unusually clean. When he entered the church, he saw Polly. She was sitting with her mother among the older ladies. Polly saw him, too, and looked kindly upon him, and his hopes ran high. He looked disdainfully at Steve, who sat on the seat behind him and pretended not to know Jimmy was there. When it was time for class, both boys walked primly faster and faster to their places, each watching his rival through the corner of his eye. When they were near the coveted place, Steve gave a bound tow r ard it and sat down noisily. That was a breach of etiquette, and Miss Sallie, the Sunday-school teacher, asked him to move, and assigned him a seat near the end of the row, far away from Polly ' s usual seat. The anxious Jimmy marched forward, took the seat like a gentleman, and kept it. And when Polly came in, she took her seat by him, showed him a piece of paper, which he recognized to be his note, partially wrapped in her handkerchief, smiled at him, and he was at peace with all the world. Elizabeth Smith. Spring Merry spring returns once more, Chasing away cold winter hoar, Chasing away the frost and snow, Winter ' s signals of chill and woe; All the winter ' s dreary sadness Flees away before spring ' s gladness. Spring is coming, swift and lleet; Baby buds peep at one ' s feet, Peeping up with many a fear, Lest old winter still be here Blossoms scattered everywhere; Birds ' sweet songs are in the air; Joyful things with song or name Spring ' s glad coming now proclaim. Rusk Taylor. .A Scene of 3ttiser? an6 a Scene of Happiness ■ 111-, need and distress of the world arc « great at the presenl time that they aroused in me the desire to help some one, Bomewhere, somehow. 1 Btarted out one cold, rainy afternoon, with no idea of my destination, but fully determined to alleviate one persons -tit- terings. 1 walked until I came in ' " that part of the city where poverty ia written on the face of everything. Unconsciously, I stopped in the midst of it and looked aboul me. The house in front of which I was staiulinv mosl dilapidated in appearance There was a small fence around it. and the gate was hanging on one hinge in a very dejected manner. 1 went up to the door and knocked. An old woman appeared, and. after eyeing me suspiciously, asked me to come in. Her face was weather-beaten and wretched-looking, like everything aboul the place. The room in which I found myself was very small and ill-lighted, and. together with the old woman, formed a picture of utmost misery. Filth, the handmaid of pov- i rty, was visible everywhere. The smoke from a greasy stove made the room stuffy and oppressive. The woman ungraciously motioned me to he seated ami waited silently for me to begin. The words of comfort and cheer that I had half formed in my mind seemed paltry and inadequate, n fomish. I found myself speechless before this cold and unapproa able woman, hardened and embittered by the blows of life. I had stepped completely out of my world into a world of which I knew nothing— a world of hope , essness and despair. I felt, even in my inexpi rience, that 1 could not leach this woman. I groped frantically for something to say. Suddenly ;i wild idea sprang into my head. Desperate, I clutched at it. As an i cuse for my presence, 1 stammered something about being in the wn house and awkwardly retreated. 1 was living at this time with my Bister, who was married. When 1 reached home. 1 was depressed. I felt angrj at the whole world for allow- ing such misery to exist. I opened the door, and then paused; for the con trast of this Bcene with tin one i had just left was so striking that I -too. I for a few momenta unobserved, watching the little group before me. The loom into which I had stepped did not give the impression of luxury, hut of entire comfort, and was pervaded by the spirit of a true home. M sis- ter, with her mending in her lap. was seated by the table. Two of the children were lying in front of the lire, listening intently to the -ton of Sara Crew that their elder sister was reading aloud. Presently the child looked up |iie tioninj. r ly from the hook and said: " Mamma, are there | pie in the world a- -ad and poor a- that ' . ' " I shivered at the recollection of the -ceiio I had just left. At this moment the children caught sij ht of me. and. pulling me into a chair, demanded at the same time if I did not want to hear aboul the little girl that was unhappy. Ann I ' ll l wmcs: T5l)e " princess Z Mti6summer ti fyt ' s TDrcam P gmalion an Galatea ZK 3 omart £661113 mm " obe P rince$5 III ' . Navigators presented their class play, " The Princess, " a dramati- sation t ' the poem by Tennyson, on the evening t " May - 1. 191 I. Although " The Princess " i- a very difficult drama, like all the other plays given under the managemenl of Mr.-. McVoy, it was a greal buco On thr eventful night the auditorium was filled to overflowing with an audience which fairly teemed with expectancy. When tin- curtain n every neck was craned to catch a glimpse of the stage. And what a aight ! Their tired eyes feasted upon a veritable vision of fairyland — an " en- chanted " forest, if you will — consisting of rows and rows of fresh, gri merging from a greener carpet of moss and jrrass. The dashing prince and his merry companion-, resting in this woodland dell, added a vivid dash of color to this already beautiful scene. ' .-i op Characters Princess Ida . WUlu ■ Lad] Psyche .... Chariotti Nawadny Lady Blanche lor Melissa Betta I Violet Emma Miles Portress Erlitu ( ' in I Prince Ei in Seaift Florian Ruth Ford Cyril ... ... Flon na B it n iama, King , Mrs. ( ' ooksi y Ipse . Liiim i Nelson ' .A Mli6summer ti ljts iDream " • N Tuesday, November 24, 1914, the Excelsiors presented their cla s play, " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream. " The play was voted a grand success by every one. Miss Steletta Westrope made a most dignified Duke, and Miss Dun- woodie Burges was a captivating Duchess. Miss Vivian Keller, as Hermia, and Miss Lizzie Taylor, as Helena, were both charming maiden?. Miss Ethel Merrill and Miss Ruby Wilcox were the most ardent of lovers. Cecil McClung, as Nick Bottom, kept the audience in roars of laughter. Miss Eddie Teddlie, as Puck, made a most charming and frisky little imp with her mischievous pranks. In fact, the entire cast showed great dramatic ability. Cast of Characters Theseus, the Duke Steletta Westrope Hippolyta, the Duchess Dumvoodie Burges Egeus, father of Hermia Mabel Reid Hermia Vivian Keller Helena, Hermia ' s friend .... Lizzie Taylor Lysander, a courtier . . . Ethel Merrill Demetrius, a courtier . . Ruby Wilcox Puck Eddie Teddlie Philostrate Mono, Cannon Peter Quince Castle Holland Nick Bottom Cecil McClung Tom Snout Trueheart Ruffin Robert Starveling Bowen Eubanks Frances Flute Earl DeBlu ux " Pygmalion anb (BalatccT T was with much eagerness and pleasure thai the Normal students mad.- their way to the Assembly Hall on the nigbi of February 26 to e and hear what the gay " bunch " of Pericleana were to present in their class play. " Pygmalion and Galatea. " The stage, which the class had arranged for this grea1 and Ias1 occasion, represented an Athenian studio — that part of his home which Pygmalion, the sculptor, loved best. In the center, and a little to the bade of the room. was an inclosed partition, which hid a famous statue. Galatea, to winch Pygmalion ' s fame was attributed. Mi- Kate Gosling, as Pygmalion, and Miss Thelma Hewes, a- the sculp- tor ' s wife, played their part with such zeal and excellency that had an Athenian been in the midst he would have been indeed proud of the repre- sentatives of ' rreece. Through the power of the gods, Pygmalion ' s beautiful Galatea was brought to life one day. and the difficulties in which she became involved through her sweet innocence of life ' s ways excited the audience to greal in- terest and amusement. No other than Miss Allene Alexander could have played this role as delightfully. Graceful and beautiful, she was always welcomed when she appeared. The audience was much interested in Mi-- Nanc Long, who. as Chr was equally as interested in Galatea, much to the despair and vexation, however, of his lovely wife. Daphne (Miss Lurline Dupuy). If there is anything that adds charm to a -ton . it is " true love that never runs smooth. " and which, in this play, caused many amusing quarrels i tween Lencippe (Mi-- Arnaudlia Snoddy) ami his spirited little sweet- heart. Myrine (Mi-- Wilms Dupuy). Miss bfayble Gauthier, a- Agesi- mos, and Mis- Annie Mae 1 ' ittit. a- Mino-. both played the role of -la and their presence portrayed the manner of service of this ancient countrj of ( rreece. Much credit la due this Fall Class of L916 for the delightful entertain- ment which they, under the direction of Mr-. McVoy, presented to their large and appreciative audience. Gi u Y8 Bringhi rst. A loman We66iR9 " 5 N April the Latin Club presented its annual Latin play, " A Roman Wedding, " which was received enthusiastically by the audience. Ever since the first play given in the Latin tongue by members of the department in the fall of 1913, the students have been enthusiastic over the idea of Latin ' s " stunts. " Last fall they had a Latin party in the Gym- nasium, at which all wore togas and other Roman accouterments, had Latin music, greeted each other in Latin salutations, and feasted reclining on a Roman table. This spring they decided to give " A Roman Wedding. " Everything was faithful to the Roman ideas, both language and costumes. The cast was as follows : Sponsa, Tullia Virginia Prescott Sponsus, Gaius Piso Alton Alford Sponsae Pater, Marcus Tullius Cicero Virginia Russell Sponsae Mater, Terentia Gladys Latham Sponsi Pater, Lucius Piso Frugi Elaine Lazaro Sponsi Mater Katherine Marston Sponsae Frater, Marcus Tullius Cicero, adulescens . Annie D. Corbett Flamen Dialis Gertrude Moore Pontifex Maximus Annie Rogers Iuris Consultus Dewina Atkins Quintus Hortensius Rosalie Goldberg Pronuba Marguerite Sanders Signatores i Alma Avinger Mary Alice Larche Tibicines i Eunice Odom Irma Scott Lictores j WUlie Swan ( Annie Ruth Nuttcdl Marcipor " | ( Edith Hawkins Phiotimus I g eryi J May B. Lester Tiro Anna Beatrice Watson Mary Lazaro IJ THE TIMMI« Slt " • !2 cl)ol6 the 5ttctamorpbo$is!!!! Natchitoches, La. .Mr. Peter Hezekiah Adam Hopper, Caroll, . v ml La. Mrs. Myranda Adaline Hopper, me plao In care of the Mailrider, Mail Box 76. My Most Dearest Paw:— This is fer Maw two. i ' l! take my pen in hand and -fat myself, these shore air durned benches two; to lei you know i go1 hear all o,k. with out j.ri 1 1 -n my hraincs busted out lack maw said i would. Bui they shore docs feel considerable tuckered out. i jes guess that thai- train what i came away over heai on wenl two fast fer thim. That train jest nachelly went o fast that i kept a thinkin as how it were goner turn p. Why paw it went fastern ole Bill did that time i rode him after the doctor. Thar wuz er powerful Loter people on that thar train tho they jea nachelly sol there eyes on me and Bnickered lack Bumpin were Almighty funny, i gusa it were becuz i had on my meetin cloze, bul i Beed one jaw backer on thar thai were a Bighl more dressed up than i were. ' h maw he had a red tie jes lack that aim you give uncle josh that day he were fifty year old. and gosh ding ef he didn have n box jes lack it only they had a yaller spot in thim. i dont reckin i kin ever dress up lack that an maw thar WUZ the plumb purtiest little gal on thar hut law don ' 1 tell Sal i said thai or shed start goin ter meetin with that thar aller-hided. long- necked Solomon Jenkins. Wall 1 guess i ' m done broak in as uncle josh 1 done hin over to the biggesl house hear an I Beed lady Mac I gu she must be a king or queen or BOmfln lack that thar lady i read ahout in the stole bride Cause all the hoys call her lady jes lack they done that lady. -he give me a kyard an asked me where i kom from an i tole her an she said i thoughl so when i went out all the boys Baid Bhe had set down (in me. bul I li lin know it. wall she gimme a kyard what Bays everything i air n ter study iV- they la Algebra guess I knows that. — english i don kneed none er that nulher an botany thats er DOUl FloweTB an Apples an etc oh have yowl made ther cider yi1 an then I go1 history i knows all erboul magellan disciverin the Mississippi, and a holt lot- more two. paw i Bhore did hate ter have ter take ther rural route course and he a mailrider hut Miss Sophia said as how i must, i wisht i knew who i were goin to tote mail fer i hope it ull be that putty little gal tho. You tell Sal as how i ' m sweet on her as ever an i would write her but I feel kinder petered out like right now. i bin walking up an down steps so much i guess i ' ll go over ter the boys dromedary, taint like that their one i saw in ther circus nuther ; an wash my face, i didn ' t git ter wash it yestiddy cause I aint had no towel, maw will have ter make some an send me one a boy had too hear an he is er going to lend me one fer this week. We have ter tote our dirty close down to the wash house an maw all ther boys hear have white sacks ter carry theres in maw you just orter see the washin they does down their, i don ' t think they bile the cloze lack you does tho an they iron by electric lights only all they has ter do is ter fasten ther iron to ther top of the house maw we has the purtiest lights down here an we cant blow them out cause i tried all yer have ter do is ter turn a little knob an its out quick as lightening paw it aint taken so much money cause i got nearly all my books second handed lack maw got her acordian. but i had ter buy one first handed a man on the train what i rode on the other day said he knowed God made that thar train cauze Noah said he made all creepin critters. They call that train a betsy bug or doodle bug or sumfm but hit went fastern any bug i ever seed if they call that slow i aint wantin ter nuckle down to none er there fast ones. A bell is ringin an i got ter go over to the kitchen an git dinner, a mighty funny time ter be havin din- ner aint it just five oclock. the ga ] s all sit by themselves an i sho am glad of it cauze they all gaze at me so i dont do nothin but choke now. an maw i know you wouldn ' t have no niger er passin things round at your table would you. Well they does here but i jes dare one er em ter lay er finger on me, if yowl don ' t git this letter let me know an i ' ll write ernother be careful when you open it or you ' ll tare the letter. Hug aunt jane fer me seems lack i aint seen yowl in a coon ' s age. Your Respectid son Mr. Honorable G. George Washington Jeremiah Hopper. P.S. i ' m powerful glad that thar man discivered a cole mine in aunt jane ' s pasture so she could git a hole lots of money and gimme a hole lot to kom hear on. I got a hundred dollars left an i ' ll rite fur some more when i kneeds it. Mr. G. George Washington Jeremiah Hopper. Kathryn Berly. I M 111! I l d . ' i i.. r and l i.i.l Prom jrour prevloua and extended remarks on th and Intelli • duoub, !•• ' i parsimonious pi ith r thai you tail to adequi prebend the undeniable nature of mj , sibilltles. In order i pro i tbal I ' m nol e ag when l contend thai l • i ii more than tl ' ii mj position warrant, l append herewith an mi of this current month ' s expenses. I am confldenl thai this will matters, and thai • ful consideration ol the li.-t II will !»• obvlt u thai it will d Inausplclou ag thai then item which could b dispensed with or classed as unnei and thai my t |ueai • in allowance over thai i laal month is within th contiguous ly, dad, considering the tacl thai a fellow has to avoid the appearam penuriousnesa i consider myself e xtremel) conservative I.l-I «M EXPKNSKH, M Hill 1 Hi Al ' KII 1 Talcum powdi r $ Silk shirts • Tollel water Laundry bill . Hair tonll • ' . | rs. silk half hi Manicuring bill . . Shaving powdi r tall suit s oo 10.00 l cake tollel soap 1.00 6.00 l tube dental cream 1.00 ' Barber bill l i» cold cream 1 box nail polish . 1 • ' 15.00 ntatn bill. Cand] il .-Mill 1 pr. kid 1 r. - 4.00 I l was d dlngly surprised to learn of Sallies it. •! matrimonial allian • with Jenkins Hi Is an atrocious type ol man ver) nul and I ' m the vacuum In his cranium will never !»■ replenished; bul " sh. should wow ■ make the dough. " v i. baa verj wlselj absented himsell and " when th thi will play; " so, of course, i must i„ in the game. 1 deliberate rut Samui today; but, of courae, he has nol i i i in absence, derately, never calls the roll. While i was leisure!) meandering down the hall to-daj In compan) ol four or fivi ceedlngl] attractive, bul palavering and Imprudent, young Janes, " w saw tlie omnl int " Lady ' •■ allj pursuing her waj In our direction The young ladies Instant!) nportanl business in the opposite direction, and I was hit mi mj own reaouro contend with the coming roe Bul even while trepidation wt ounl in mj mind, l Immedlatel reall ••! the tut of the occasion ami desperatel) approai ui on th " ' subjecl " i Shaki rplect Her mind Instantl) became absorbed in clentloua thoughl over th plaj ever produced, ami lected to per form her usual operation, sitting a fellovt Hat. ' w. il. not wishing to inciti your anlmoalt) againal mj extended epistle, I n - to remain, N our most i|. voted son. Jei t K v l inn n Ml in -An U eal Matter O, last night I dreamed the most beautiful dream ! It was no trouble at all. When I awoke, though, and found it was only a dream, My spirits they had a fall. 1 have written my dream in rhyme just for you. It was no trouble at all. Oyster soup, chicken pie, pickles, ice cream, and cake — These came at my " beck and call. " " Yassum, I ' ll git yer sum mo ' oyster soup ; Hit ain ' t no trouble er tall ; En I ' ll sarv hit up in er nice chiney cup, Wid si ' ver spoon en all. " Chicken? W ' y, sho, ' miss — all fried nice and brown; Hit ain ' t no trouble er tall ; En bres ' , secon ' jints, liver, gizuds, en wings — Yer sho ' gwine git um all. " Ice cream? Law, yassum — jes ' all dat yer wants; Hit ain ' t no trouble er tall ; En cakes jes ' lak dem w ' at yer ma alius makes, Wid icin ' s en spicin ' s en all. " Yer sho ' gwine git ebert ' ing dat yer wants ; Hit ain ' t no trouble er tall ; En neber min ' erbout bringin ' er tip, But — my! — dem fo ' ks duz call. " Yassum, yer sho ' gwine git jes ' w ' at yer wants ; Hit ain ' t no trouble er tall ; En now I mus ' go, but I ' ll kum back wid mo ' , Wid nuf fer yo ' an ' en all. " ' Twas jes ' de stew ' dess er-callin ' me, En she wanter know fer w ' y I hangs aroun ' here er-waitin ' on you ' . So I telled her er little w ' ite lie er two, Fer hit ain ' t no trouble er tall. Katherine Phares. ohi 3)crbv ri a c SOYS, whom trunk Is this being brought up? " queried th Inqulaltlvi Speck. ' " Why, a PTesble must be coming In, although It ' i rather late In U ! " !• ;i ii animal, wonted t " a winter clime, to be coming hither, " responded tin Holton. ouldn ' t yon tell me where Room 26 is. ' r- trunk tor earn ' : the lri [T petal re! " ahouted the curious onlooki Tli. driver broughl the trunk to the supposed i; m 86, and the u crowded around n This was one time when tin- dormant curiosity was aroused ■ The remark had its proper effect; and just as sorrow, vice, and d pread by of Pandora, so were the brown derbiee thi contents " f the trunk spread all over the boys ' dormitory. Bach i» a hat and mad. tor his " cell " bo mark his property With his nam. Kb a i as the task was finished, tin i moled on the front porch. who could have tent the pi ped out Mi " Why, can ' t you see the name of the firm is in the hats? Don ' l you knoa thai Natchl- ■■rous merchants? " was the quick n " What continued Matt. ■• What Idea did they have in sending tl i i an Imagine what it is. ' responded thi analytic Bhowa " You s. •■, to-moiros is April ilrst April tool and so they thought thej ■ ! pis a Joke bj sending it over I - the) did it ■ tie hats were in tl • That aight all planned to war the derbii i nexl da ah were up bright and earlj nexl morning; and ■ mi marched in single Die to the academic bulldln paraded and bappll) as though th derbiea had been thi mblj President ' . I., announced: " The m inhere of the Derbj Brigadi will thi President of thi institutional four o ' clock tl rnoon. " the appointed hour the brigade appeared at thi ofnet In uniform. ■ ni.ii. you have Involved yourselves In serious and Well, Mr " Please let me contlnui Then you ma) aaj what you wish The derbiea that you now have were not Intended for you. but were purchased by Mr. Btopher and ordered sent to Room 25, i ' ui Building, which is his classroom. Now. i have nothing to do with incident; but if you do not ait.nd to this Immediately, the merchants you five dollars apiece for thi derbies. " " Well, Mr Roy, " Interrupted Bhowa, this is thi waj it happened w thought, it being April fool, the merchants wanted to plaj rbat ' a all ven true, Bhovs but that cuts m figure, not if the matter is pushed. I • that you people appoint a committal bants and settle with them aiuii ll them how it happened, and all will i» well. " Thi led to thi of the i bj each boj paying I hat The April-fool jol I being on somi om else, mtm on I nor did the Normal mrls let them for el it ii m hi Ki i i Sams 5Ztonolo$ue , POSE I jest as well might start sweepin ' at dis room. Jest look at dem two chairs pulled ' way out dere place, jest lak I knowed dey ' s gwine ter be! ' Taint j ' nough dat I got ter toat flowers to ' er ebery mornin ' at six o ' clock. ' Tain ' t no use, Mister Williamscn; dem Normal girls dun gone an ' found hit out. De udder mornin ' I wuz er-carryin ' a big bunch of dem sweet-smellin ' corrations ter ' er room, an ' meets one er dem Normal girls on de steps, an ' she calls out jest as loud as she kin: " Hey, dere, Sam! Did Mister Williamson sent dose corrations ter Miss Ca ' ll? " ' Course I sed nothin ' , but she turned lak er top an ' in er minute I nurd ' er say: " Look, quick! Mister Williamson done sent Sam up wid er big bokay of flowers fer Miss Ca ' ll! " An ' den I hurd dem laf, an ' laf, an ' laf. I didn ' t say nothin ' , I didn ' t. Dem girls dun gon ' ' way heder Mister Williamson an ' sot de weddin ' day fer Chris ' mas Eve. Wouldn ' t I laf ef dey would fool ' em an ' marry ' fore dat time! I shorely is glad dis here room is swept. Now fer dat auditorom. I know hit ' s er mess, ' case yer know dey had a museum number las ' night. On ' er dem highfurlcotan singers from Bostin wuz here, an ' three gents. One sung, nudder played de fiddle ' mos ' as sweet as Mister Harvey, an ' nudder un com ' nied de lady on de pianer. Sho ' wuz some good singin ' ; wisht Mary Ann could hab heerd hit. Look at dat floo ' ! I kin alius tell w ' en dem boys an ' girls sets tergidder, ' case dey jest litters dis floo ' wid dem programes tared in de little bittest pieces. I bet dey hez writ ' n all ober der back. Yes, des lak I sed. Dat ' s how come dey tares dem up. ' Course, I wouldn ' t read dem nohow. Dat wouldn ' t be gen ' leman-lak. Now, look her ' , Sam! Yer ' d better go back an ' sweep dat floo ' clean, ' case you know Mister Roy kin saw ebery t ' ing. Eben dem Normal students hain ' t fool him often. But I seed dem fool him des as slick as slippin ' off de log yisterday. Er girl an ' boy wuz walkin ' down de hall eatin ' a Her-She an ' jest haben der best kin ' o ' time. I heerd him ax ' er ter tend sersoity wid him; but ' fore she hed time ter anser, Mister Roy walks outen his office rat in front o ' dem. Dey both swallers dare candy, an ' she sey des as solem-lak: " Doan yer ' mire Miss Nelkens? I thinks ' er critic be so int ' resting! " An ' he seys: " ' Deed, I do; but I show laks Miss Gaulden ' s bes ' . " Mister Roy walks on by an ' don ' t spect nothin ' . But ' tain ' t offen dat dey fool him lak dat. I wonder what time ' tis? ' Leben o ' clock! Well, I ' ll be bound! I moster furgot ter carry der mail to der liberary. I ' ll be back atter while ter finish sweepin ' yer, yer old auditorom. 17 Caun r? J ay Get up, make haste, there is no time to waste, For to-day is laundry day! We must hurry and dress, and there is my shirt to press! Why do we live this way? You never can tell when you ' ll hear that hell. Then to breakfast we ' ll have to go. There! Give me a dip: I must take out this slip: Everything must be just so. 0, please do hush! For I ' m in such a rush — Where is my bag, I say? There! The bell has rung, and I ' ve just begun — And to-day is laundry day! Mayhi.k Gauthiek. .A Tiocult? Romance SW. boys, | somethli wiih " a i cant gi i anything out " f tl had |iv« .nil life Insti ad of turning the world upBlde down up, Speck, mj boj . the wor Bunny, laughing nood-naturedly. ' Wall till • Virgil. " ,,, ,„i i the bridge until lnt rrupted Tom. tne, cut out all thai deep talk w l « ' 11 m quick Don ' t keep us In suspense; It ' s bad for the Indigestion. You know w had cabbage for dinm - ,iu up, Joe; cabbi inrda, and your i the lm- laimed Tom. ■Don ' l gel too personal. Mj head la a rather unique shape, I ' ll admit; bul thai B lgn | have lol n rve tissue, ' as our I hyalologj Prol calls It " Well, I ' ll ui . in. ;i chance • mj « ;»l cords s bit, I ' ll tell you iu plan, " Interrupted Speck. Bunny clapped lii hands, " Silence In the courtroom! The Judge la aboul to Vour Honor, mounl to your platform! Here ' s a chair, bul It ' s rather wobbly n lis l -,, don d 1 1 Hi. i Ladles and genth mei laugh greeted th ntly, Speck! Where are the lad irrasa him, boys! H Ind, you know! Bee lmw ■ ifull) he hint I oughl to punch your head for that, but I ' ll f( u this Ui . men, I have i plan Hurrj up, you snail! " you know. M i ■ t- 1 1 F ot ii in for Bome of tl era around hen Let ' s pull b ihin «n on i)i Faculty. Somebodj BUggest boi I ' ll- i a i. « mlnul iboul our Natural Science Professor? H failed me last month for lalkil " That would bi aculated aa lei pla k. on Miss English Ti that would b« more exciting! " cried Ton er birthday, l the wa y. Heard her tell one of I rtllianl Idea! exclaimed Bunny. " Let ' s make a combination of the iw How about II i in, • Why. you ' re a n I Joe, giving Bunnj a slap on the Bhouldi Have something about l In It, " sai i 8p boys, l told you i rbld en 1 1 on our d ar S i r , r much discussion, ii «.is decided that a dozen American Beaut: o b ordei to the English room to Miss English i on Mondaj The box was on tain a card hearing the Inscription Ri from your ardent ad- mirer, ; w. " Mondaj morning waa bright and rwentj minuti ■ the bell rang, T ii, us. and Joe hid In the room opposlti the English room. 1 1 • • with excitement " Misa English T entlrel) unconscious ot the her, unlocked the doot English room and entered 8h had forgotten all about I fool. Imagine her surprise and delight on ring a long, mysti on bei intied the siring and peeped beneath the cover. ' how |o iking up the card, om your ardent admirer, w blush spread over her cheeks. She buried her lace in the flowers. At last she selected one from the box and fastened it in her belt. " Move over, Joe; I can ' t see a thins! " cried Speck. " Ouch! Get off my foot! " " Well, any one would think you were a centipede. Every time 1 see you, you are yell- ing about some one stepping on your old foot. " liunny nudged Speck. " Hush! There comes Natural Science Prof. " " Watch the comedy, " said Tom, with a grin. Just as he spoke, the Professor of Natural Science, in turning a corner, collided with the English teacher, who was going in the opposite direction. " Face to face, " hummed Joe, under his breath. " O — er — er — e — er — excuse me! " exclaimed Mr. N. S. T., endeavoring to escape with- out further words. A smile spread over Miss E. T. ' s face. " Why, certainly. O, Mr. N. S. T., I want to thank you for the lovely roses you senl me! " " Why — er — er — I nev — never — " trying to interrupt. " How did you guess it was my birthday? The roses are exquisite! See, I wear one now! " " Yes — er — er — yes, I see — er — " And Mr. N. S. T. fled to the Natural Science room. " Why, I wonder why he acts so queerly, " murmured the teacher. It was not until several days later that the Natural Science and English teachers were forced to join in the laugh. The joke was the beginning of a friendship. The " ardent admirer " really sent flowers decidedly more often than once a year, and on December 14, 1914, the E. T. and N. S. T. pulled off a good joke on the boys by being married quietly without even a hint as to their intentions. Gladys Latham. ytl) (L emistr? The hours I ' ve spent with tired heart Are as a crown of thorns to me; I count them every one apart — My Chemistry, my Chemistry! Each hour a thorn, each thorn a care, To steep a heart in reactions flung. I watch the month unto its end. And there an F is bung! O, bitter tears! My cheeks do burn! Will Friday ' s sli;i bring gain at last. ' Dear " Laddie, " try once more to make one learn: O, change my grade, phase, sir, and let me pass! Leta Al kokp. II. - d - ; ci i -»!• ) a.-nd. Jlo n S Tfce- BuHfclo frills at» JL Tb«-ir T fc7 cL ttvcub _ Ol)e ' Scsse IJames (ban% UE to the rigid demands made by nature and society upon men, we (seven club f 11 boys), in order that we might have protection, might have due honor paid to us. J and might prepare ourselves for the hardships of life, agreed to organize into a C ? club of some kind. We met one night in the boiler room and proceeded to christen ourselves " The Jesse James Gang " and to draw up laws to govern the gang. We elected L. O. Jeansonne, president; Burton D. Weaver, secretary and treasurer. One of the governing regulations adopted was that the m aximum membership should be seven and the minimum three. In a short time, the other boys of the club, seeing that the Jesses were running affairs, deemed it proper to organize themselves for self-preservation. So a few of them organ- ized a band which they called " The Buffalo Bill Gang. " One night, while all the members of the Jesse James gang were " boning " hard on geometry, physics, methods, etc., there was heard a gentle, but imperative, rapping on the vice president ' s door. In answer to his " Come in! " there stepped into the room the president of the Buffalo Bills. With a sullen look and a menacing voice, he said: " I ' ve come to warn you fellows. " But even before he had spoken, the vice president gave the distress cry; and, as he ceased speaking, in stepped the seven Jesse Jameses. In an in- stant the Buffalo Bill was caught and tied, to be held until 9:30, the hour named for the execution. But just as the watch was ticking away the last seconds of the fatal hour, there bore down upon the Jesses a bloodthirsty band; for the cunning prisoner had se- cretly notified his colleagues, who also numbered seven, and they had come to wreak vengeance. Man for man the fight began, and was waged on the lied, on the floor, under the bed, over the tables, and with much bloodshed on both sides for about thirty minutes, when suddenly a Bill cried: " Jesse James, we surrender! You get our goat! " So the fight ended in victory for the Jesse James gang. With the great power and prestige added to our gang by this victory, we, realizing an urgent need for more officers, elected the following: L. P. Ayo, corresponding secretary, Charlie Coussons, chief adviser; and M. F. Plauche, advisor lieutenant. To this day our power is unbroken; and though the Buffalo Bills occasionally arise in all their arrogance, they are always quickly subdued; and with " Woe unto him who crosses our path! " for our motto, the Jesse James gang reigns supreme in The Shack. Jean son ni:. Iftow tl)e Buffalo 3MU (ban§ (Tame into eing NE night, shortly after their union in bonds of gangship, as the Jesse Jameses were deliberating at a regular meeting in the furnace room — otherwise known as the " smoking parlor " — Cancienne, a daredevil sort of a fellow, knowing of it, grasped the opportunity to have a little fun. He would delude the gang into believing there was another sure-enough gang outside, and thereby make things interesting. He closed the door, locked it, and then began pitching coal through the lit- tle opening in the outside wall. In less than a minute all of the Jesses were crawling on the boiler, yelling for help. Not satisfied with this, the desperado procured a hos pipe and kept a stream on them until they swore they had a good shower bath. So far, so good. The door was unlocked, and the gang disbursed, the boys going to their re- spective rooms. By this time the great peacemaker, Shows, hearing of the night ' s esca- pade, notified Cancienne that he must play with the hose no more. Cancienne, thinking the Jesse Jameses might get revenge on him by using this same hose pipe, went up to tell Jesse of the decree. Jesse saw his chance to " get even. " lie signaled his band to come forth and rejoice in sweet revenge. Cancienne, realizing his danger, quickly sent messages to four of his friends. They completely vanquished the Jesse James gang, and thereupon banded themselves into a gang dignified by the name of " Buffalo Hills. " Cittlc Cau 3b 5low anb Ob n. SMII.K When tit.- i. ii. r rou ' n When the tMri Is undulj spiced with chloorj »mlle When the rad rs and sputters and thi lead on a winter night bd wi,. i. utj an umbrella to school on a cloud] daj and th sun shines bj lunch time smile When on leave your umbrella at home and II rains smile. If you are used to It, amlle to keep up the habit; If you are nol used to It; Binlli os 11 reels SMII.K- ' ' Man W Mr. Williamson, you ' re nol going to the fair Mr. William- b No, I »ee th ery day. " ii wonder what he i Jlmmle Davie at the table Burreptlttouslj d her small pi innli M large one before the arrival of Ahnle Mi Aiphonse (the waiter) " Miss Jlmmle, plei d ' a sake, don ' t do dat Miss Annii Mae ' ll hav mi cha r die here whole dlnln ' room t find in r a big peach. " Amu pataj (when some of the girls were leaving the Inflrmarj aftei had thi les) " Mrs Keane, must l put dem condemned clo ' ea In dat plsened an Mi- i: " Name for us the i ea that are used foi , thinking of millet, hopped up and ai I it-ta hth-TermeT i guess I ' m not ill] educated, and I wouldn ' t have am on kn a 11 for worlds but i don ' t boi anj Leautj about th Venus ol Mllo. " cond-Termer: " Whol I ' ve never heard of her befori Who is she? Another a ' r from AI.a.iikIi Mrs Mr: ■• Whj « i • ■ ii i people eat nightingales? " Fannie Whisenhunl : " I don ' t knos Mrs Mc vV ell, w uld jrou • at a Pannii Nas Mrs Mc : Well, whj wouldn ' t jro Fannie: " Tl oo llttli Mr Carter, i " r what la wati i Mr c ■ i don ' t km w. i didn ' t bav time to r. a.i mj lesson Mr. Claman Of w hat ib. is the olfactorj n rve, :v,r Buatl Matt We hear wltl Walti i i Spei h Dob I tell me; let mi i ' . ,ui i. v. a i g ttlng her dates sllghtlj miN ' d I lust think this is Hallowe n N and Lent begins to-morros ' (bom .Are tl)£ JDays Gone are the days When my slips were clean and white: Gone are the times When I sat up late at night; Gone are my grades To lower grades, I know. I hear those voices harshly savin ' : " Study more! " Chobus I ' m flunkin. I ' m flunkin ' ! Mr. Davis told me so. The hairs upon my head are turnin ' White as snow. Why do I flunk, When I study hard, 1 think? Why do I grunt, When 1 try so hard and sink? Grievin ' for reps. Which were spoiled too long ago, I hear those voices harshly sayin ' : " Study more! " Chorus I ' m studyin ' , I ' m studyin ' ! O, Miss Varnado said so! I hope my hair will quit its turnin ' White as snow. Where are the ones That have this ground gone o ' er, The ones that have passed And left me long before? Gone in the State Young loiterers to allure. 1 hear some voice a-faintly savin ' : " Slow, but sure. " Chori s I ' m passin ' , I ' m passin ' ! For my conscience tells me so. My hair has almost ceased its turnin ' White as snow. Li.ia Ai.iouh. Ob TDcmisc of the ricn6$bip (Tircle • j - " upheaval ' in " A " build sard ' ti. following dia- A logue i ti t Mar and l.;i inia. th( tu aids of tluit l«»rtn i ' • 1 Lawny, Lavlny, l j« st done beam some lmIs iI mi the shower tellln ' th (J_y ■ newt Phej done taj how llln Holme, Miss Sal. Miss Firgin: Ainu-. Miss Carrie, and Mlsa Marg] h:i«i done formed whul dej called ■ ' frien ' shtp circle; ' but M sh calla em " eturbln ' ellmints. ' Well, I hearn them gall ii I ' m done buss up thai frien ' ehip circle fureber it peai iach sech " ii In her dorm ' torj Dej got obetrep ' roui durin ' stud) imnr. She done t • - 1 1 Mis- Barnedo, an ' Miss Barni don tak ' ' ■ big stick an ' dont r-Mi mt dai frien ' ehip circle Miss Hoimi • d downstairs, an ' oni ol • been scut t » Bast Hall an ' one of em to West Hall One ' i In k bulldin ' an ' U in tin ' Model Bcbool Bay, Lavlny, huccome I ' m Jeel hearin ' " boul d •• Law ) nt Mary, ain ' t you neber bean " bout dal Why, I ' m mi time runnin ' dere telyphone lines whut ' s atretchi ioma Why, d of wireless telygraphlea Them Bali natchurlj kin make things By up dere, I don ' t neber go In dere rooma ' ceptin ' they ' a nil in the same bed. Why, di beda is all in nt down in »li middle where too many ' a been In dem i don ' t nebbei go In dere roon de mornln ' ceptin dea m ail obex de Boor, nana an chafln diahea an ' Jars an ' ii cups an spoons Dere rooma is alwa lere ' ll i " aom in A ' building now dat the frit n Bhip ircP is (loin Puss up. " Vllti.lM l;i- " HI 3-Ucbe6 ' from Ov ntb-Oerm r ' s Notebook il.ims written while trying to select topll tor English from Mi ' arnuis thinns • n the H1U) A in trying t d i ld on ■ suhjt i r to 1 l thought of the electrolier and lake ih. President ' a cottage the buildlnga all; The beautiful grounds; the pint trees tali. ih. swimming pool; the laundry; railroad tracks. The power hous.. vvith its blgfa si .s The four white pillars, which tell of old da ih.- dormitories, with girla full of plays; The Peii. whoae tldlnga :tt mealtlmea we hall With Joy. Then my thoughts pa sard to a dale Which is found behind a B In its midst a tiny lake I did m ■ Ami the time I though! of was at even The sun had kissed earth, and was Pa His friend to „ enfolded i " th n The ision I hailed with di light, For I could once mot d think and ft calm which came into th. real I then wanted to write something and tell. s,. that otio rs might enjoj th d n . Bui mj pen win write nothing fit, i wont be abli to desert n even it Mabi Ankii Waij X5l)e J anc?- iDress ! all The Normal girls a party had Upon a Friday night. To Boyd Hall they all went forth In costumes gay bedight. Colonial dames went out in force, Colonial men galore; Quaint Japanese and Chinese, too; And clowns — well, by the score. The Queens of Hearts, who made the tarts. Went out in bright array; The Knaves of Hearts, who stole the tarts, Were forced to stav away. Lord Fauntleroy, with golden curls; Othello and his wife; Gypsies and Indian warriors fierce, All painted for the strife. The Gold Dust Twins stayed not away, Nor did Little Boy Blue; Wee lads and lassies came and brought Black mammies not a few. Young farmer boys in overalls; Bo-Peep, with dainty crook; The Darlings, seven, so blithe and coy, An active part they took. The Pericleans, as old maids, Pulled off some stunts quite swell; While Mutt and Jeff, the long and short, Did equally as well. This company gay, in brave array, Was served with cakes and cream. With flaming hearts, with pins as darts, Each member next was seen. Some games they played, and then they tripped The light, fantastic toe, Till Mr. Row the old bell rang, And home they had to go. Here ' s to the teachers on the Hill. Who save the jolly ball! A long, long life to every one! A health to each and all! [Catherine Phases. A formal Wc6 Mn$ T was a beastly, dreary, dull Sunday morning the kind morning thai breeds homesickness, lonesomeness, and all diseases of thai r JL ! ' cies. A fe ling f misery waa predominant among the girls. Idenly Nellie bursl forth with the dangerous declaration thai if something exciting did not happen to break the monoton) b1 . nine to .Irani at th top of her voice. A- her lungs are verj powi rful, w« feared the outcome it she carried oul such a threat, and straightway searched our brains for some exciting plan. A mock wedding was proposed. No sooner -aid than done. And borrowing was immediately in order for th occasion. Ev irything available was put to use. After much confusion, all was ready. The bride appeared in beautifully embroidered lingerie. II» r only adorn- inent was a long string of immense pearls, which great ' y enhanced her beauty. The simplicity of her attire served to bring out her numen persona] charms. She wore a veil, which was exquisitely painted in lilies of the valley. Her bouquel was contrived of ti sue paper, ribbons, maline, and artificial flowers. It was a clever piece of work, for to the casual l 1 - server they could easilj have passed for orange blossoms, carnations, or whatever he chose to think they were. The groom on this momentous occasion wore full evening dr as. To tell the truth, it was a would-be full evening dress. Their ingenuity pro inexhaustible, for they had fashioned a frock-tail coat oul of a cutaway . Btylish about five years ago. Long bloomers pulled down to their " utmosl " senel for trous And they served well. I ' ll tell you. Con- trary to custom, this groom had long hair. This would never do: so it irj for him to wear a cap. Being afraid that this cap would de- tract from his dignity, he used a burnt cork and produced a mustache, which added greatly to his distinguished appearance. The other in. nih srs of the bridal party wt re arrayed in equally as charm- ing a manner. I will not go into further dete.il. bul hasten on with Iding. First, a herald was Bent around with his trumpet (a horn. t« Kact), announcing the wedding and inviting all to attend. Then tie bridal procession advanced. It consisted t the flower girl, two i»ri« ! « - maids, two groomsmen, the ring bearer, and the bride on the arm of father. Tie groom was met at the toot of the stairs at tl e wesl nd of the hall, where th • ceremony was held. The -olemniu of tin servic W88 verj impr. ssive. Tl i bride promised faithfully to obey whenever she was told iy her husband a lit rshey or to give him her ic • i ream on Sunday. The husband, in turn, promised to perform some of the duties of hou keeping, as making up the beds when called on ami seeing to the laundry. A1 this critical moment the dinner hell rang, and a mad rush was made t.» that wonder of wonders— two-o ' clock Sunday dinn ANNA BELL. TSokes Mr. Payne (to Miss Dancy): " Isn ' t your first name ' Lucy? ' I declare, your name — ' Lucy Dancy ' — suits you better than any name I ever heard of. " Miss Dancy: " Your name is ' Payne, ' isn ' t it? " Man (getting on V. S. P. with the Normal Christmas bunch bound for home): " Hello! What circus is this? " Speck: " What would you call the place where cattle are dipped, Miss Helm? " Miss Helm: " A ' ballroom, ' because tbc cows ' hesitate ' before going in, and it is a dip ping vat. " During one of his classes a few days as;o ! lr. St. Amant had occasion to quote from the Bible. Laura Hewitt (nudging her neighbor): " Listen to Mr. St. Amant quoting Shake- speare! " Mr. Roy (making announcements in assembly): " There will be an important meet- ing of the Faculty this afternoon. " Frcshie (to old girl sitting by her) : " Do I have to attend that meeting, too? " Miss Moore: " Were there ever more expressive words than ' Break, break, break? ' ' R : " Yes; ' broke, broke, broke ' means lots more to me. " Miss Sheen: " In wbich of the galleries is the picture ' Fighting Temeraire? ' ' Newton V.: " It ' s downstairs right next to the office. " Jessie: " What is NaCL ? " Hilda hesitates. Jessie: " Hilda, you eat it every day. " Hilda: " I know now — pepper! " Freshie (hearing the radiator popping early in the morning) : " O. what is that? " Old Girl: " That is the radiator, nut! " Freshie: " O, yes; they are putting coal in! " Willie (screaming at the top of her voice): " Bessie, Sam is out here! " Mary Alice (in surprise): " I did not know that was the name of your beau. " Fannie W.: " Ludie Wade has her hair parted in the middle and up on her head, i wonder why? " Bessie D.: " I know. Her hair won ' t blouse in the front like mine. " Lady Bird: " Tell me a story to tell to Mrs. McVoy. " Mary F.: " Take Robinson Crusoe — you know, the man that wen! to sleep for so many years; and when he came back everything was changed. " Ob TLcmon TEscapata it. i , ., wish w bad something to drink with ed Qladyi frmii ii»t- box hit bad just opened Don ' t jrou, though? " added EBIma " Goodness, bou I wish w had tome hoi • i r ' most an] thing would do Kula laughed. on, thing aure, if wlahea wen chocolate, w would be drinklnj Ethel threw down ber pen and abandoned her letter writing ai ■ bad Job. " Well, it hi i have chocolate, It ' s no use moaning about it Why can ' 1 we havi something There ' i no reaaon whj we can ' t, because we can! Bh exclaimed ii ■ -. Ethel you ' re bo bright! ■ w can bav " Who said water, ' Inei Williams? i wish jrou wouldn ' t speak until you ' n Bpoken to " l suppose I ' m sat upon, but l refust crushed, " Ines laughed. " II jroa didn ' t •i water, what did jron mean? i i " ti ' • • anj punch or lemonade Boating around But u cant make it out of water and air ' cried EClma, •■ it " you ' re a magician, produce it quick; I ' m famishing, " begged Glad] Don ' t make so much noise, and 111 tell you when to get the lemons shut the door, Manila ' Well, Mrs. Bowers has ■ great big bag " t ' em In her safi How do you know. ' ' ' queried Eleanor Never mind bow l know The point is. w ■ enough to ' swlpi ti Inei punched Eula and giggled. I know I ' m not, " sh. whispered. ■ I ' m soared to B ' poae she ' d catch us ' what would sin do, yon reckon ! aaked Eula foung lady, a prospective teacher •■! the State ol Louisiana should never steal lem on- , i on .if. herebj expelled from tins Institution The bo ■ do such thin mimicked ln Elma jumped up. " O, Mr Roy ' s not a bear! in go. I ' m not scared, " sin exclali Buddenlj . w bo ' ll uo with d Well, i might as well di for an old sheep as a lamb. I ' ll go, " cried Martha I The two i;iris changed their shoes for soft bedroom slippers, and, trembling Inwardly, but outwardlj calm, they tiptoed down the hall and i » « - 1 « l In th Infirmary door n quiet ami still. The two rows of white beds, against equally white wall tranqulllj back at the two tenet nst tii screen door Mrs Bowers could in heard talking to Bthlyn In the room beyond, never si. thai mlachlel was Kima, you or her while l -it them, " Instructed Martha, moving cautiously Lo tin M ' I ' ll cough if l hear ber coming, ' ' whispered Elms i lurry up! " all right Where did Ethel Bay they wen " I don ' t know Can ' t you Dnd them? " Martha shook In r In ad and continued to rummage around among tin dislns and !. " ii. r. the) are! shi cried, bi rth a yellow bag. Bli ii of relit ome on; let ' a get back I i net -iui burglar; my conscience hurts ' better than having your stomach hurt. ' laughed her companion Did you -• ' them? " demanded Ethel, a feu minutes later, when the two amateur thieves entered the room. foil bet, and there ' s just lots ol inswered Martha, depositing the yellow and it - contents on Eth I ' s lap. We oughl two glass for our trouble, ejaculated El Ethel and Gladys w n ug the lemons Into a pitchi r ol oold wai Where Is tl a ho w.t looking on Qladyi dropped the lemon she was holding, and it rolled on under the bed, when it ■ rued ! ' •• Elt anor " Gracious! 1 never thought of sugar! " she cried. " Elma, wasn ' t there any in the sale? " " Yes, I s ' pose so; but I am not going to swipe any, if that ' s what you are thinking of. ' " No, indeed, " added Martha. " I have to say an extra long prayer to-night as it is. " Ethel, seeing arguing would he in vain, tried to think of other ways of procuring su- gar, for sugar had to come from somewhere. " I ' ve got it! " she exclaimed, a bright idea flashing into her head. " I ' ll ask Mrs. Bow- ers for some. " And, before the others could protest, she suited the action to the word. A few minutes later she was back, bringing with her a bowl of sugar. " What did she say? " inquired Inez, heartlessly. ••Child, she was the sweetest tiling; but I thought I ' d die laughing. Guess what! She told me she had some lemons; that she ' d give us some for lemcnade! " A chorus of laughter greeted this. " Of course, I said I wouldn ' t think of taking them; hut, anyhow, she insisted, and went and looked in the safe for ' em. " " O, no, not really! You are joking, Ethel, " interrupted Martha. " You ' re just trying to scare us. " " I ' m not, either. O, 1 wish you could have seen her expression! It was the funniest Hung I ever saw! " she cried, beginning to laugh at the memory. " Shut up, crazy! Did she catch on? " " That ' s just what I don ' t know. O, mind out, Gladys! Don ' t put too much sugar in that lemonade! Here, give me some! " Inez took a sip of lemonade and a big bite of cake. " Eat, drink, and be merry, " she cried; " for to-morrow we may die. " Anne Towns. (Tedar 3 ope ' Neath those young and stately cedars, With their branches hanging low, Gathered groups of busy weavers During years of long ago. There once more a group assembles, With the same loved thought so true, Not through fear, though each one trembles As he twines the rope to view. By this rope are we united Firm and strong to school and friends. In our life the loved Normal Its great truth of music blends. On the hills the radiant sunbeams Flit like fairies to and fro, Bringing back the wondrous daydreams Of our lives so long ago. O, great, binding chain of nature, Thou to us doth seem most dear ' May thy ties be never broken; May Hum ever reflect cheer: May our thoughts around thee linger Through the paths of future years, And thy mem ' ries e ' er be with us Through our joys and through our tears. MaBGAKET MoKKIS. .An TEUcticn on formal Tftill @RI ■ il on Normal Hill on Queen Thei two candidates In th Held Misses Lacomtx and i one felt sure thai the election would t»- a qulel one, bul things livened up when ■ mi 1)1. (i • the election Btump b] made In the auditorium on ■ es wen vi rj lnt and to a audi- .m .it thai time i would ha ed thai ;i political flgbl was aboul read] t " bi t»n afternoon we all paid our poll-tax and reKlstered our nan Later on the band came oul and paraded th This was the tiling thai animated all and Oiled them with the election spirit All uid campaign managers walking around from building to building here and there a little crowd could and Beemtngl) making plans as in how to manage ' ii campaign K..- knew thai tin- . Intended ' " earn on a trulj political campaign. Immedlatelj after dinner tin- " Flowers " came oul with their candidate on a wheelbar- row and with Immense banners, on which were written, " Vote for Flow paraded the grounds and exhausted their lungs with stump s; ml with yells tor Flower aight, after tin- class play, the " Flowers " had a i arade ami Btump at the sundial lu the midst ,,i thesi Bpeeches tin- " Lacombi in full •■ ami encircled them. They, too. had yells and stump A long turn before break faal on Saturday morning, ever) on was running to ami fro in gl were mad.- lor ll.rsh.- s and Blue Bells the polls lened ami the voting began. Bach dormitory had a poll, and Mam Building had oni tor the town vot irs. this was th Oral time that there had Normal Hill so our rush and • Mi.- polls can ■■ Imagined Tin campaign managers rushed from one poll to another solicit- ing vnirs. ' I ' h. tellers were all furious, and notified the n hat •] i iii n . not allowed at tin- polls. Whenever a person would come to rote wh not on tin- list, hut who had paid In r poll-tax, inmn diati l people from both sidi s would rush to her to find out whom sin- was voting for. Whichever part] ih Btood bj n to headquarters in secure permission fir her t voti uea on ■ hurled accusations concerning votes bought ami sold en anti the) did inn speak to one another. Tin i neutral, ami refused m ti u « I for Tin- votes were counted at i p.M . ami in vain did we beg the tellers to make known tin- results. We tried to blufl tin- tellers into giving us tin rt telling them that the ti-ih r in sunn other building had told us tin results ti After dinner, while the votes wen being counted, parties from both sides tried drop, to learn how thi vot» olng in the courtroom (tbeFacultj room). Sometimes tin- rumor would spread that Flower was winning, then that Lacombe was in the had v iuld sit still, so greal was tin- ■: bear the announcement ol the returns. Tin- people who did d tj all listened mar the buildinc ' II- i know who had won the returns were announced in Mortar i girls ran out to t 1 1 us that Lacombe had been elected Maj Queen. Tin- " Flowers formed a pn ami tin- i..n lid. 100. i thought B. A. K would never adjourn, hut Rnallj II did. tlnn tin- " i ' i ran in to gel their candidate, and tin I candidate on their Bhoulders and marched around tin campus yelling ami sinum- Tin " Flo thi " Lacombea ' took ' in pvlctorj Both pn ended with • thi heart] support ami votes ol their folloi Tin- roomma Ing now. Man] of them are disgusted with woman suf- e, hut others an resolved that tin land of stars ami Stripes will never prosper until worn- tin- pri nun The onlj signs ol t ' ■ thai remaii • ti lioth H ■ i M LA2 Mi " Ckoat S. ' ' frlcuf Oj ctmj ' ' ' LaT,M.aJ Hut Results of tbe yftay Queen " Election OFFICIAL BALLOT Fob M vy Qi ' een (To vote for, mark X) Miss Alice Lacombe X Miss Merri] Flower REFERENDUM Musr Popular Girl Fannie Robin Most Popular Boy Matt Bmitt Best Axl-Round Gibl Athlete Lucy Guyton Best Ai l-Roi mi Boy Aim 1:1 1. Leon Killen Best Axl-Rou i Sti dent Virginia Prescotl Biggest Baby Hill Mollie Zenor Most Popui vr Tea he i Mr. Prather (Write below what you would suggest as the best method of improving esprit »■ corps at the Normal) Woman Suffrage Conversation in trj£ iDormitorUs before breakfast IN order thai n " i conversation be realistic the] ■hould i " deltv through ■ megaphone Telling is the universal habit " f Norma] kiHs Even their prof.. ind it would i • to i.. awak in ii bj ' in girls «rho live In dormitories havi neither nervea noi When the la I the rising bell has melted Into stlenci and everybody has rolled cr .1 dual ti . nil nut . nap, som energetic sou] usually bellowa cheerful]] ■ fen bars of " Ballln ' th Jack " r " It ' i ■ Long Way to Tipperary This patent «ak. Invariahl] followed by an unceasing Hon tlon • ». I ' m bo si. I nearl] fro i tb last night. " " Flease come pull down ii. window, whoever thai is passing by. " " Who has ■ tub? " " Well, i put mj towel on the door last Honda " 1 know then last nighl " Turn on the water for me. " " if you don ' t lend •» polish, l surely will get P a " Who has a black needle and thread? " Did i leave mj switch in your room last night? " How long has it been since the bell rang? Pit save mj life with a hairpin. " Can you lend me a clean middy? i can ' t mtil i paj mj excess laundry. ' ' t had pleated ruffles all over tht skirt. " You put on that black ribbon I ou knev i wan ' . " If somebod] doesn ' t hud d tie, I ' ll havi Lhi Inflrmarj " When you get through with our whisk ■m. " u want to bring it hack ' ' " I think he ' a a m I dn ' t even ring me up tingle time during the holldayi littli Fairy In your n lend it to me for a tew minutes. " " Well, bere ' a my pin at last, right behind tiai plctun Onl] Bfteen minuti the bell rings; I ' ll never get down In til- th.- blessing. " " I like it much betl red at the wa " Why, hi always bringa me a boa of cand] Peel me a handkerchief off the window pi •ii u inak.- i i » bed, ill make yours all next w..k " Thej mi» she ' a rolling t ihin. " " i n i - you in hutt.r for breakfast if you ' ll let me wear your blue dn i beard that be actually asked her to return his pin. linn ' s the bell; I knee It would rin before i was half dressed Doi ir clean napl ' Brln etter i must mail it thla morn 0, put on your coal and finish dressing after ..fast " " Put a biscuit on m plati Everybody i goni but us Come on, or n be hours late. " " Wait for me; i hate to get sat on by myself. " ter the medley of voices dies away, a tin down the hall tragically calla I s ■ the answer through a mouthful of pins Ha hi ... i , just eaten your roll. " Boats back sarcastlcallj as tb dooi lama bi hind Lucj i. ii Kati calls, desperately. Blleno 0, mj Ineas! 1 ' vi booked mysell up crooked, and I ' ll have to wear my bedroom slip roans Kate, dlstractedlj i mis down tin steps, i kitm her dress with one hand and Ji ■ a sllppei oni foot in roups thej leave the hails, only to return before the echoes of tioir vo died .t« Hom Loom i h Sometime Then 1 dipped into the future Ear as human eye could see. That ' s a classical expression; ' tis quite poetic — gee! But I only want to tell you what we girls at Normal see: When we dip into the future, think what Normal then will be. ' Twill be quite a great improvement on what Normal is to-day, For we ' ll banish all the teachers — put them outsi de, there to stay. After we have sent them skipping to some far and distant land, Then we ' ll have the rules, the teachers, everything in our own hand. No one then shall say we must not go to town on days we like; No one shall say: " When the bell rings, you must turn out every light. " No one ' ll stop us on the walkway; we can go straight on to Sam ' s; And no one will then remind us that some day we ' ll have exams. We can sit up late at night-time; we can stay in bed quite late; And we ' ll have no books to study. " Say, now, won ' t that just be great? " And we ' ll do just as we want to — go to pictures with the boys — And, though that ' s the one 1 said last, won ' t be least among our joys. Josephine O ' Quinn. TJokcs Mr. Whisenhunt: " Mr. Hamilton, what are the first movements of the child? " Ruffin: " Breathing and perspiration. " First Girl: " I wonder why Mr. Payne is frowning so? " Second Girl: " The reflection of his hair in his eyes hurts them. " Practice Teacher: " How was the dispute over Hamilton ' s plan for retiring the war debt finally settled? " Pupil: " The dispute was settled by a compromise, which located the national capital in the South and permitted Congress to consume the State debt. " Mabel .Tones (telling the joke on Matt Buatt) : " He said we hear with that canal in the nose — what is the name of it? " Jimmie: " O, yes — the alimentary canal! " Clara: " You studied French, didn ' t you, Elizabeth? " Elizabeth: " Yes. " Clara: " Well, how do you pronounce ' h-e-a-d-a-c-h-e ' — ' hedashe ' or ' hedasha? ' " Elizabeth: " ' Hedasha, ' of course. " Carrie: " Elizabeth, how much did you flunk in English? ' ' Mary: " Why, Carrie, when you flunk, you just flunk ' " Carrie: " I saw Esther ' s slip, and she had ' English 6 ' on it. " Mr. St. Amant: " Miss Brown, what are you doing—learning something? " Miss Brown: " No, I am just listening to you. " 18 Ob •forbiMen patb eREVIOUS to the l " ;ii l Term • ! 1914, 1 1 » . - ni rbidden path, " held n in. 11 .1 the boarding club Thej had alwa rded forbidden pathi in the liuiit f those who, b of ilnir Buperior standardi " i ■ on duct, had mi reason to believe thai roch things would ever mar the even «-i th.ir v Noi thai such Ideas should hav prevailed among the ■ men; for bad thej nol alv, n studiousl] obedient, even i " the minutes! detail of rule and regulation? True, there had been times In the pasl when, just as th Bhadi nlng were gently falling, orders bad come for them to meet under the shad lonesouH pine " for a leann . but, fortunately, the trance had been fen and far i and it was Invariabl) true thai some mistake bad been mad and tin model young men had been unjustlj and cruell] misrepresented But, like a thunderbolt from a clear sK . there wenl forth a command Thou shalt frequent forever do more tin- path that leads to Dining Hall ' ' ' Whereupon there iwiul consternation in ih rank.- ol ild it ! •■ true that they, of all others, would be forbidden the ri ht of was of that beautiful path that straight and ath? Hut their dismay was quickly turned to righteous Indignation when thej learned th at of their own number, worthless profligates that thej were, had unwitting!} trans •In law. and that, a- a r. Milt, all alike wer forced to I., ar th. huini not being permitted t walk this beautiful walk, a privllegt beid dear by them all. Thus dawned upon the young nun ol " The Shack " a new Interpretation ol tin term ith. " nd now. winn the silver peals ol the noonda) bell (tl mual Normal Hill, tin -k and dejected, w.nd their waj bj devious path- ami byways to Dining Hall, unheedful of tin music of the tapping ot a thousand feet upon the path, unheedful of the laughter that is wafted to tin in across tin tennis courts that laughter which, like sinn calls, is uruiim them to their d a Downtrodden youth! Such is tin ' irony . v .i itiN nr. ty xizs Ofyeorv of Cvolution ;RANK PENZ, meeting George Poret in the hall, accosted him thus: " Hello, f Poret! How are you? Come into my room. I have a fine hook to show you. " | Upon reaching his room, Penz took down a book from a case and handed it to Poret. Glancing over the title, Poret saw, written in large golden letters: " Darwin ' s Theory of Evolution. " " I believe every statement in this book, and that you can ' t get something for nothing, don ' t you? " asked Penz, with great pride and emphasis. " Pshaw! Penz, I don ' t, " answered Poret. " Well, I would like for you to tell me of a statement in this book that is not true! " exclaimed Penz. " Say, Penz, do you believe in the evolution of mankind? " " Of course I do. " " Then, if you do, your grandparents were monkeys, " replied Poret. " Mais non, I can prove you better — " At this critical moment the listener rushed rather lively out of the room, followed by an old shoe, and, dodging, glanced backward just in time to see " Darwin ' s Theory of Evolution " land heavily in a distant corner of the room. Charles Webb. Salmon Salmon we had up here one day, And dear we had to pay. The pains and aches through all the night We fought with all our might — All night long, all night long! The lights stayed on till nearly four, Which ne ' er was ' lowed before. ' Ptomaine poison, " the doctor said, And gravely shook his head — All night long, all night long! ' Twas not among the girls alone; The boys — they, too, did moan. Our President was badly scared, The teachers in despair — All night long, all night long! Now come and take this good advice, And don ' t try salmon twice. You surely better list to me, Or sick you ' ll surely be — All night long, all night long! Anne Towles. Ocntb-Ocrm 3Mues Ah. what can ail thee, friend Of mine. Alone an l Badly pondering? The Bun is Binking in the w The birds are homeward wandering. Ah. what ran ail thee, friend f mine. So mournful ami bo woe-begone? The -hade- of oighl art ' dosing in. And almosl m the day is done. a tear Bhine on thy cheek, ( me trembles in thine i A far-nil ' , dreamy look now haunts Thy face turned to the sky. Ha- ' thou trouble, friend of mine. That thou wouldsl from me bar? mourn alone in Becret, dear? k Bolace from that star? You shake your head. Ah. friend of mine. Your sad plighl now I A poem for •• English " thou must write. Adieu, and luek to th JUDITH C UtVER. " pseu6o- Orated? AWOKE — not with a quick clearing of the brain in which one grasps the situation, knows it is Monday, and is ready for action, but by slow degrees. First, I felt a vague, annoying uncomfortableness — a feeling of being too hot. Then I heard a roaring, which was my fire, but which seemed to be one of the various noises made by my dream— " B " Class. What finally roused me was the customary call from the cook, and that call was calculated to dispel dreams as well as to make one spring up startled. Somehow, one ' s name will always penetrate the brain, even in deep Sunday- night, Monday-morning sleep. When I did open my eyes, I needed no one to inform me that it was late. That con- dition, when it exists, is felt just as soon as any other element of environment. I me- chanically left my warm bed and chattered over to the fire. A furtive glance at the clock told me the depressing truth that there were but five minutes in which to be off to school. I felt no surprise, no disappointment. This was far too common a state of affairs to me. I accepted it as it was, and set my teeth for the struggle, for Time and I had to fight it out. Dressing with me is a science, if it isn ' t an art. I was soon, incredibly soon, all dressed, except (and at this point my heart sank) the hair-combing. Now, this was my first day as a Ninth-Termer — a teacher! — and we were to teach on this first day of the term. My problem was a new one. How could 1 fix my hair in the accepted teacher-way in only one minute? True, I had practiced long and earnestly for days; but it was a long process and nine times out of ten a failure, resulting in a queer, untidy roll. I thought a moment. This was no time for hesitation. I recklessly gath- ered my little pile of hair, swung it up in the old way, and tied a piece of ribbon around it! My cheeks burned painfully. This question of ribbon was one which had been ex- tensively and tirelessly discussed among my newly-dignified classmates. We firmly be- lieved that any one attempting to teach under such circumstances was a sure failure. Then the aivful humiliation of having a critic teacher look you over and see that you weren t ready for your work! It was a choice between two great evils — being late for my first critique or wearing the obnoxious ribbon! In my judgment, I had taken, if not the least, at any rate the most definite, evil. I snatched my books and made for the door. I brought up images of every teacher 1 had seen with ribbon on at any time. " There ' s Miss Dancy, and Miss Sheen sometimes; but they — " Here my reasoning was interrupted by a call, which I recognized as my mother ' s voice: " Mary, it ' s pouring down rain. Be sure to wear your rubbers and take your umbrella. Child, what do you mean by tramping out in that wet without your things on? " This rain was all I needed to complete my utter dejection. Why, of all mornings, should Nature choose to weep to-day? I feebly argued to my mother the newness of my shoes and uselessness of rubbers; but it was in vain, and I knew it. Even as I spoke I flopped beside the shoe-box and began drawing forth rubbers. Halfway through the box I pulled out one of mine, and then with dogged perseverance I succeeded in finding the other one behind a trunk. Aunt Dinah, the cook, with more words and bustling than could ever be necessary, found my raincoat and an umbrella; and, struggling with the ' I " r. [del m i " ■ urrh uliin " ii a lata Mondaj Qood old Amu Dinah m k from the porch and ra- ted to laneb whnl i done fix jro ' , " but i Ignored h. r crlee and Ben down the walk Hon awful was in ii mum. and this the first morning! then w r. tho annoum • rybody thi No one enn realize the nwfuln nation, m n np looklni i to the time when he would be a prat cher and has formed 1 1 1 - rulee and ill be would atrlve for. in tin ich aa i then was. mj being la morn- Ins would aearl) ruin tn nothing of the Immediate on] urn i mi sueii anzloua thoughta lent arlnga to mj feel With lapping orer- ■ i trailing allcker, l aped onward down Pronl Street, down st. Denie, on tin conrthouaa I bad nol thi to look al the big clock, it wouldn ' t be In Nor inai tlm I thought On, on, acroaa muddj abort-cuts, through puddli and faster l Bew. if only the bell would riim a little late! II had done tl i n membered. l raguel] wondered whj i aan no Model School childrei cbool i ■ r the at cond period By tins time I waa paaalng tl rard, and. glandn Mi- liar in the gate of his boarding bouse. I chuckled a little to n mm cher waa late! Misery lovea company. The track waa dreadfullj muddj the soft. squash] kind of mud; but I aplaahed heed- lessly through, l could hear Mr Ron atlrring about In hla perch abovt to •• arbat causing the commotion down t ; i ran on into the atlle, ami gav( n a hard puah; then ui to the Hill. Model School or cloak-room first ' Mj tired, rubbered feet apoke f« r the cloak-ro and won ao i n up ' ■ and burst against th door, it wouldn ' t open I triei hard ben 1 aan that it was locked! Locked!! What waa the matter? I could clearl] Into Mrs McVoy ' a and Mr. Claman ' a nous, and then waa no one within either. I knew there wen In both at the first period, too i waa bewlldei Blowlj thi mm truth Bashed upon me. It wo early, - llu pupil at ichool! I sank against the door and let thi lb In v Mr Roj had announced that school would take In twenty minutea later th term, and l had actually, for once iii my life, forgotten g i n I great I rellel and happini • |m ! i could walk Into critique as dignified sa thi i could leiaurel] take ofl ribbon and do my hair as i pleased i forgot It wa For i MlBtAM CaBTOI KfoiD 3l)e Snow at formal On Monday morn we lay abed And waited for the bell, But slow to rise each sleepy head Until there came a yell. Then from our beds we scampered fast, And to the windows flew. The ground was white with snow at last — We ' d have some fun, we knew ! And then the contest was to see Which one co uld first get dressed ; But too much haste at work, you see, Our progress did arrest. For while we peacefully had slept, With dreams of lessons p ' anned, A nymph had to our campus crept — It changed to fairyland. The day before the grass was brown ; This morn ' twas glistening white. The trees with sparkling snow bowed down Were made so in a night. And when at last the campus gained, A merry crowd we played ; From every side the snowballs rained. We would have longer stayed ; But just as battle hottest raged, And victory was in view, The bell! " (by which school life is gauged) — And we to breakfast flew. And then to school we made our way, With minds ill fit to learn ; For we would fain resume our play, And not to work return. Margaret Pickles. ytot a (Tomct, %ut — aOMB quick ;m i see something awful! " exclaimed Sunshine, bursting Infc room, ii. big m saucers, Joel si the first tap of the alne-thirtj belL what in the world is the matter with you, anyhi all thret manded, excitedly; bul she had rushed oul as suddenl] ss she had come in. in. threw down the cold cream; Ethel, the comb; and I. mj Virgil; and we tumbled pell-mell into Bunshine ' e room, whose window had become the center of attract that ' s onl] a balloon which some n, has sen! up! said Ethel, In a disgusted tone n... indeed; thai isn ' t a balloon; II looks m r. like an aeroplane! exclaimed Ii somewhat i know what it is Why. it ' s s Zeppelin! ataybi the Qermans ha over to America t«» throw bombs on us! " ejaculated anne, wisely. •That ' s nothing bul a brighl star. ' said Zaldee, our monitor, wlshln and calm to the building Bj I i way, " Joined In Oladya Rose, " i read in the paper yeeterdaj ahoul a comet Thai musl -i " akin " it cant possibly be a comet, for look how it is moving! " cried ESlma, who had been watching, hut keeping sllenl all the time. We ail pressed our fa usl tin- window uiass. and agreed that the llghl waa i Ing v. r slOWl) up and Hon down ' Turn out tin- light; then w ' an s. . it better, " advised Jera, one oui of the li crowd Of -:irls who had collected in the room I ' .. i i • ads an uneasj silence pervaded the wind. room, bul it was suddenl] broken by Bunshlne saying: . l know Judgment daj is comln enough! i " t don ' t you rememtx r that . i ,.» around th. mi on a t ' a nlgl It ' s in the Bible that when seven nations go to wai ■ ten other, the world is coming to an end, or something 1 1 K • that, added Efiula, what do you know about the Bible? Bhakeapeari -aid that, you craxj thli tradli ' • d P arL Qirls, girls, don ' l fuss ' Maybe the world is reallj coming to an end, " admonlahed Martha, trying not to look alarmed Please don ' l talk about Judgment day; you scar, me to death! " walled Inex, in a pit- iful little roii Bach ■■• n tried to put on a bravi taci ami talk big but, nevertheless, all the girls ' thoughts were running in tin- same channel as Sunshine ' s I know I had a mighty |u • i feeling in mj heart and after I the other idrls ci thai the] had the same s nsat ion we could not come to anj declalon, Etl thai wi go downstairs when it Ann- iris in the hall, called to them riavi you s. . n thai Queer light In He what do you aii all this ' ask. d Eleanor and other tiris in thi Lth, who had to follow Us to llnd out for thems. I The crowd rnslod do and w. Poind Ho girlfl on the lir.-t lloor Ju " Come on, all of you, " said Ethel; " let ' s so outside on the walk and look at it. " At the suggestion, we, an excited bunch of girls, hurried out, not realizing how much noise we were making. " I don ' t see it any more, " said Ethel, in a very disappointed tone of voice. We moved farther out so the trees would not be in our way, and then we saw (what do you suppose?) — the liar light on the toner! Gladys Latham. 3oKes Mr. Claman (holding up his hand with fingers outstretched): " What does this sym- bolize? " Bright Pupil: " A claw! " Mr. Claman: " O — er — I hope not! " Louise: " Say, what kind of a car are you going to have when you die? " Gladys: " Have you gone crazy? " Louise: " Why, no; I am going to have a Speeder; so that I can outride the devil. " Leon Killen was not at critique one morning, and Miss Graham asked his little sister the following question: " Marguerite, why wasn ' t Leon at school to-day? " Marguerite blushed and appeared to be ill at ease, but finally managed to say : " He didn ' t get up in time this morning; you kept him out too late last night. " Examination Question: " Describe the appearance of an egg one minute old, two hours old, twenty-four hours old, six weeks old. " Betty ' s Answer: " When an egg is one minute old, it is fresh. The yellow is perfect, and also the white. It is not addled a bit. When two hours old, it begins to get a lit- tle addled on one side. Twenty-four hours old, it should be kept on ice. Six weeks old, the egg cannot be used for setting, because it is addled; and if you set it, it may not hatch; and if it does hatch, why, the chickens may not live; and if they do live, they will be frail. " THE FACULTY ' TO-OAY ' T0-Mo«ftow. ' Maimer Goove F m cKt tK So - W« c n v v , . ; .F oM.iiy s Aristocrat-. Tieansortne or ' Casses? EY, yo ' , Sam, kom over heah quick! I knows dat whut yo ' done been askin ' Uncle John erbout. Hurry up, yo ' good-fer-nothin ' nigger, yo ' ! I doan see why Mr. Roy ain ' t done turn yo ' off, yo ' so bloomin ' , everlastin ' slow. " Uncle Alec was gesticulating wildly with his hands. " What ' s dat, Uncle Alec; what ' s dat? " panted Sam, as he ran up. " I doan orter tell you ' , yo ' sich a slow poke. Hit somfin ' I doan keer nuthin ' tall erbout, but yo ' is sich a gossiping nigger. Well, I knows why de boys calls dat Jeansonne feller ' ' lasses. ' " " Well, nigger, why doan yo ' gwan tell hit an ' quit stan ' in ' thar lack a blockhaid? " " Well, on co ' se ef yo ' goner act lack dat now, I jes ' ain ' t gwinter tell yo ' nuthin ' a tall. " " 0, gwan dar, nigger; I doan mean nuttin ' nohow. " " Well, quit cher callin ' me ' nigger. ' Now, I ain ' t a nigger lack yo ' ; I ' m an observation kind er nigger. Yo ' knows that thar Miss Overbey whut teaches here? She had me inter her labatory er-cleanin ' up, when all dem dar scholahs kom in thar to ' speriment with dirt. Now y ' jes ' be still, kase I ' m gwinter kom ter hit in eh minit. Dey wuz all er-wuckin ' , when I seed dat Jeansonne feller slip off fum all de res ' , en he wuz lookin ' so s ' picious lack dat I skin my eyesight over dat way; an ' d ' reckly, when I wuz close by, I heerd him say to hisself : ' That can looks mighty lack hit ' s got terma- toes in it to me. ' En rite den an ' dar I raises my rite han ' , an ' de debbil hit me if dat ar white man didn ' t clam rite up dem dar shelves lack er coon wid he dogs atter him, er-hangin ' wif bofe feet en dem two white han ' s uv hissen ; an ' I tell you, nigger, he wuz a scrumptuous sight er-hangin ' thar, so cam an ' peaceful, lack er nigger jes ' ' fore he gwinter be baptized ; but all at once, ' fore I knowed whut he wuz er-doin ' , he ' d yanked dat can er ' maters lack greased lightnin ' , en wuz clamin ' down, when he fell kerplunk, an ' dat dar can er ' maters jes ' busted wide open. But, nigger, whut does yo ' reckin? They wan ' t no ' maters er tall, but hit wuz de bes ' -lookin ' black- strop ' lasses yo ' eber laid yo ' white eyes on. En dat white man, he jes ' set dar, wif dat ' lasses er-runnin ' all ober de flo ' an ' him an ' de cheer, jes ' er- lickin ' his lips lack dey done turned ter sugar an ' he ain ' t had nuthin ' ter eat fer a month. An ' dem dar boys an ' gals lack ter wipe dat flo ' wid laffin ' , an ' he wuz er ridiculing sight. But he jes ' rise up ambiguous lack, when Miss Overbey, she kom in, an ' she giv ' dat Jeansonne feller a towel, an ' he nachelly bawn wiped dat ' lasses up ; an ' rite den an ' dar Mr. Read- himer, he call out: ' Say, ' lasses, how ye lack yo ' job? ' An ' all dem gals jes ' went inter coniptions. Yasser, Mr. Davis, I ' ser komin ' soon as eber I can make dis here low ' -down white trash ub er nigger quit pestikatin ' me. " Kathryn Berly. formal Lakn6ar PALL QUARTER 1. Dormitories open September 14, 1914 2. Freshiea try to 1 I »ut electric lights September l i. 191 l • " .. Toe the line of registration September i " . 191 i l. Kxit nf those minus Bong lunik- from the Auditorium .... September 30, 191 1 5. Preshies learn that you can ' t get something for nothing .... September : , . ' . 191 I 6. President Roy announces: " Every one can k » to the matinee; it ' s bought and paid for " October 1-. L914 7. Faculty leads the way t the circus .... October 21, l!»i l roldfiish aquarium presented to the Bchool bj Mr. Williamson November 2, 1914 9. Dean Varnado becomes Dean of women . November 24, 1914 L0. Thanksgiving dinner November 26, I ' . ' i l 11. Salmon episode November 27, 1914 L2. Faculty and students arrive at Shreveporl Pair in box cars November 28, L914 13. Mr. Stopher selects lullaby fur Mr. St. Amanl November 29, 191 l WINTER QUARTER 11. Mr. Williamson obtains a true Christmas Carroll December 23, L914 L5. Mr. St. Amanl and family visit grandmother December 23, L91 1 16. Christmas holidays . . December 23, L914, to Januarj • " -. 1916 17. Snowballing day ranuary 11, 1915 Pair comes to town ranuary 12, 1916 19. Girls ' baskel ball vs. Mansura ranuary L6, 1916 20. Bones announces that he expects to graduate before he dies lanuary L9, L916 21. I. number, ... [uali L. Montanni . . January 22, 1916 •J " J. Arrival of Rosemary ; Easl HaH prayer meeting January 28, L916 _!: ' .. Mental gymnastics learned from Magician D ' Amores .... January 29, L916 24. Girls ' basket-ball yam.. Alexandria vs. Normal January ' J ' . ' . 1916 25. Dr. J. C. Hazard, alias Haphazard, becomes member of the Faculty January 29, 1915 26. Sundial placed on Academic Court . . . February 2, 1915 27. Debate, E. L. S. vs. S. A. K February 4, 1915 28. Band of parish teachers swoop down on Normal Hill .... February 4, 1915 29. Teachers dine at club; ice cream for lunch . February 5, 1915 30. Boys ' basket ball vs. S. L. I. I February 5, 1915 31. Lafayette ' s goat buried February 5, 1915 32. Pericleans bury troubles, plans, and critique in a hose-house February 6, 1915 33. Fancy-dress ball February 12, 1915 34. Model lunches served in front of the Model School February 16, 1915 35. " King Rene ' s Daughter " presented by Music and Art students . . February 19, 1915 36. May-Queen campaign begins February 19, 1915 37. Suffragette ' s parade February 25, 1915 38. Stump speeches and snake dances .... February 26, 1915 39. Great election comes off February 27, 1915 40. President Roy, alias Claude Ellender, announces at club-meeting (1) Girls must push hand cars down track and boys push them up for exercise. (2) Girls may entertain their boy friends in the reception room Sunday nights until 10 P.M. February 28, 1915 SPRING QUARTER 41. Pericleans bid the Normal farewell March 4, 1915 42. Normal Lights let their lights shine .... March 11, 1915 43. Miss Moore and the Dummy leave on the Doodle March 13, 1915 44. Debate, E. L. S. vs. M. C. C April 16, 1915 45. Ben Greet Players April 22, 1915 46. Spring Commencement May 27, 1915 47. Every one leaves for home May 28, 1915 .A iDip into tbc .future MT was a beautiful autumn day, and the trees glistened with even hue. I was Bitting under the lone pine on Normal Hill, trying in vain to train an inspiration from nature For the article that our Potpourri editor had asked me to write aboul the present Normal. First one thought and then another came up in my mind, only to be discarded. Suddenly 1 was interrupted i a Blight rustling in the leaves. ' ftrst I supposed it was some ;rirl who was slipping upon me, but I looked about and saw noth- ing. The rustling continued. Could Caesar ' s ghost be molesting me? At that instant BOmething struck my foot ; and. jumping up in fear. 1 saw what caused the noise. A tiny little woman, dreesed all in black, with a queer, pointed hat on her head, stood at my side. I jra .ed at her in aston- ishment, and presently she began to speak. " I am Princess ivy, " she said, " and I have read your thoughts. Y " ii wish to write aboul the present Normal, bul why not write aboul the fu- ture Normal? I will help you and give you the rare, wonderful privilege of gazing on the Normal twenty-five years from now. " Speechless with amazement, I could only nod a faltering assent; hut. reading my mind again, the Fairy continued. " (lose your eyes, " -he -aid. Boftly. A- I obeyed, I had a strange Feeling, as though I were drifting Far awaj into the heavens. Then Buddenly 1 Beemd to stand still, and there arow ore n: eyes a cloud, which gradually cleared away, disclosing a scene which was familiar and yet greatly changed. It was the Normal, but how different! ' There was the Academic Building, and there the Training School, and near the fir I the venerable old columns wreathed in ivy — landmarks of antebellum days. Bui opposite the v i mic Building stood an unfamiliar edifice — a beautiful -tone building — and 1 asked the Prim Ivy whal it was. " That. " said the fairy, " is the Science Building Then there burst upon the scene a noisj crowd of boys and girls, who were perhaps sons and daughters of Former graduates, it appeared to be the first day Of School, and here and there happy groups were meeting each other. My eyes followed the crowd, and 1 was surprised to Bee them enter three strange dormitories. I turned to Princess Ivy with an inquiring look, and she told me thai these new buildings had replaced Basl Hall, West Hall, and the old Infirmary Building. However, before 1 could take in the detail-, the scene shifted, and I recognized the grounds hack of the dairy. A quaint, home-like-looking bui ' ding, evidently the Infirmary, for a white-capped nurse stood in the doorway, nestled among the pines. Again the scene moved and brought into view the boys ' grounds adorned with two splendid dormitories of brick and stone. The scene then shifted from one place to another, disclosing different views of the campus. Beautiful trees decorated the grounds, and the Training School Building was covered with Virginia creeper. The walks were edged with flowers, and a boulevard, with green oaks and electroliers, led from the east door of the Main Building to the limit of the grounds. At the end of the boulevard stood two immense electroliers, which I soon learned represented the first two graduating classes of two hundred mem- bers. A familiar figure walked down the boulevard. It was our Presi- dent. His hair was gray, but he stepped as quickly and lightly as of yore. He was talking to his companion, and I caught the words : " Twenty-five years ago I did not think that I should live to see the Normal number two thousand students, nor did I think that it would ever be a college Normal. " The sun slowly sank in the west; and as the gorgeous color of the sky faded into beautiful tints of rose and blue, the lights of a hundred electro- liers burst forth. Then, borne on the autumn breeze, came the silver tones of the evening bell, and — I awoke from my dozing to find it all a dream and the campus bell was summoning me to my room. Mary Ruth Conerly. k V VA y Obc fete of tbc »facult? Sprites IT was a ooW night in October Th p moaning and bending their bram if - toward one another as if confiding tome The walks i covered with brown pine needlee, and » i » ■ grass which grew opoi stiff and i llow Down one of tbeee walks came Plorine, borrylng to her room from the librai ..Mild see the lights From the different buildings ahlnlng lik. and ah I, table fairyland the Hill is " I wish aome - " d fairy would teach me ' cacti; the nature thai eacfa teacher tip bere admlrea ao I could soon have m i among ! the mam graduati - v this, one ol the pinee gav a rei moan, am Ilea blew oat Plorii - -an to hurry along; but no matter hon fast sh. walked, a host of pine aeedlea whirled before her, while Dining Hall seemed to sink farther and farther into tin- pine; « is Plortne ' a first thought was to run. and ah to suit the action t the thought, be had gone onlj a few paces when sh. heard her same called softly Looking quickly around, sh. caught Bight of a tin creature, in a dark-brown suit and .1 verj elfish cap, perched upon her ahoulder. The little creature began Bpeaking in a .r sharp, hut weak troict i beard our wish, and although i cannot grant 11 I can i « u the opportunity f gaining it bj taking jrou In falrj form with m There jrou will meet the fair Normal teacher, and can then Judge for yourst If as to what will please or dis i b, and " do. , . ,,■ .. and I win promise to be most attentive! " Interrupted Plorine, Joyou a. this little aprtte had a motive. As be had not been on the friendliest terms with the other »1 the Hill lately, he had d elded " gain n . ngi H would s. nd this mortal to their fete, transformed so that sh. could hear ami understand theli Therefore in one, two. tin- the wand. Florlne found h clothing and I ol her companion in. along, said the voice at in r aid . ami norm, followed n si M vhlch sh. recognised Immediatel) as thai part ol the canipua ank. ' i " h. fete had begun An) number ol rallies wi ■ in. and Kionno among them ami hear them that. The sprit., however, her wait behind one ol th aeven arbor vjtss. t length her pa ' epaid. .1 by ' n - very iin one, advanced dlrectlj toward her " ■• Bitting in a clrcli ilunged Into conversation ' I ' hr siuaii.st seemed to ho the leader of ail He said Gentlemen, I have been ail day try in up all announcements ami correcting School Id papers My, II onlj kn.w what an impression thej could make with mt If the) just would compress their w lertul thought into two ir, i am aure I would not i . ao overcrowded much longer! Lnd If the) would only agree with evt men! . • r thing would ! Mere the lltth fair) atopped and heaved •• si h d, too, ..mi -ai d. in a ver) low roio Pointer number one Thanl Bj this time another fair) a ami Ploi all attention at ono This one spoke very slowly: " Why. Brother Spirit, you complain for no cause. How would you like to have five lessons a day to prepare and have on your finger lips, have to correct all examinations, and, besides, know all current events? If only eacli student would buy a World ' s Almanac, and also a Judge— as I was savins, if they would do that and in that way learn a great amount of Civics for themselves and the way to appreciate good jokes, how happy I would be, and how failures would be lessened! " " My dear brother, you require too much of students. All I would ask is that they answer fifty Physiology and Hygiene questions and never ask for their papers. I would put special emphasis on the last part of that sentence. Surely that would not be hard to do. " This came from a very erect little spirit, who always stood with his heels to- gether. " Why, my, I would not even ask that much, " said Spirit Number Three. " 1 would promise to pass any one who does not speak unless spoken to, and who can write the reaction between Cu and H L .SO,. " " Ha, ha! That is a pretty great demand, brother, " said a fourth spirit — " especially to hold one ' s tongue. Why, any student can pass with a grand record in my work if he can put a basket ball into the basket five times out of five. " " Well, well, gentlemen, this will do, " said the leader. " We must leave this pleasant place and return to guard our mortal bodies. Already the trysting place is almost de- serted. " Within a second Florine was alone. She was in a great hurry to get to her room, in order to jot down in her little memory book all the knowledge she had gained on this October night. Therefore, quickly touching herself with her silver wand, she was once more a mortal, hurrying to her room in Dining Hall. Six months had passed before we again saw Florine. This time she was not alone. Crowds and crowds of girls and boys were assembled with her before a tall pine. Each person was trying to see above and beyond the broad shoulders of his neighbor, and from every mouth came the cry: " Is mine there? " Florine was congratulating her classmates, as one after another saw that his name was upon the list; but she did not ask the question which trembled upon the lips of so many, for a month before she had been elected Faculty Representative of the spring graduating class. Eunice Lawes. l!l formal docks Who said that school-teachers good homes cannot make? Nbrmalites prove the best wives nun can tal And most id ' them all arc the ones from our course. Com on with me now and visit the BOUTi l is tor angel food, some prettj Bight, . ' i for biscuits, bo llully and light. C i- for chocolate, we all like to drink. l is tor desserts; you ' d like them. I think. ■. ' i- for entrees, we Berve before dinner. . ' • ' i- for fondant, our greatesl prize winner. G i- for gravy, bo rich and so brown. ' i- for hermits; we shape them BO round. is tor ic • cream, which calls you all heir. is for jelly, so linn and BO clear. K is for ki pom all germs. L is for lemon pie-, we make by turns. 1 i- for mayonnaise, pretty and yellow. V i- for nut cream-. BO rich and BO mellow. ifi for omelet; we ' ' eat it to -well. ' is for piiddin.:; we make it BO well. i- for quail, and we Berve it on toast R i- ior rarebit, of which we can boast. S is for salads; of all kinds we make. ' !- for Tartar Sauce, which is no fake. ' i- for Utensils, -■ clean and so neat. V is for veal, BO juicy and sweet. II i- for V our dear teacher BO fair. A i- for Xerxes, a dessert bo rare. V is for yeast, ami a good bread it mate . i- for zeal, and that ' s just what it tal Now that you ' ve seen all the things we can d . I ' m sure you will a that, before we are through. w ■■ can look onward through glasses bo rosy, Knowing that we shall haw homes that are cozy. • potpourri (Bettered Uriformation. bureau De h Potpoubbi: I got my slip this month with the following written on it: " Geometry, History, Chem- istry, English. " 1 study all of these subjects, and want to know if that means P Plus for the month. I am a new girl, and feel that there has been seme mistake. " Freshie. " Dear Little New Giel: You are doing very nicely in your work. We advise you to sit on the front seat in your classes next month, smile, look the teacher in the eye, and laugh at his jokes even if you have to tickle yourself to do it. Deae Potpoubbi: What is a " Freshie? " New Giel. Deae Miss New Girl: A " Freshie " is a certain natural phenomenon of the animal kingdom, individuals of which species make their raw appearance on Normal Hill every three months: but espe- cially do they flock hither at the beginning of the summer quarter. Though it has not been definitely decided, some naturalists contend that this species is related to the gi- raffe, their belief being based on the unusual length of the neck. Others express the be- lief that they are closely akin to the chameleon on account of the rapid change of color, under trying circumstances, from green to red and from red to green. They browse about the campus, consuming vast amounts of chaff and furnishing amusement to the enlightened denizens of the place. After a few weeks ' existence in this crucible of high- browed culture, some of them take on the aspect of camels, for by humping themselves they reach higher planes and get their desert. Others assume the likeness of crayfish and back rapidly down. By the end of the term they have lost their identity and be- come minimi in many ways. O O Deae Potpoubbi : How can I obtain a dignified manner so as to keep my ball quiet at night? MON II uk. Deae Monitob: Watch .Mrs. Price in " A " Building for a few nights, and you will absorb dignity enough, Deae Potpoubbi : I am very much distressed. 1 talk so fast in my classes thai QO one can understand me. Why, when I call the roll, 1 am on the last name before tin- third person has a chance to answer, " Here. " This annoys me greatly, and I am coming to you, dear friend, to assist me in overcoming this difficulty. Respectfully, C. C. Whisenhunt. Dk.vk Mb. Whisi in xt: I am at a loss to assist you. The only thing 1 can suggest is for yen to call the roll a sufficient number of times for the last person to have time to answer. In m; l ' " i i-.M urn: iin.ii uiri --i • i.|».ii going t.. tii. Pr n Sundaj Mil. Whim mi Mil Wlll-I Mil I if you stop bsvlng spelling match b on books of the Blbli (Deut ronomj . will ck i " Sunda) school. A Aiiskstks, O o 1U u POTPOI uui : il in. ho klea Bi hh J 1)1 Ml Bi as J Hu on ap, mix «iiii chloride of lime ;ni i sulphuric acid, applj in lar « ' quantities, and leai for ■ «r o o Db mi Poi p i aai: Pleas tell me how to make the -iris In Dining Hall »top talking ! rinn stud] b M 1 - V n UW. 1)1 Ml Ml-- V MIN M " ' ' . The onlj Bun wraj is to choke ' em. o o . I ' " I poi bbi: How may I cure bluehinj Ma ' ' ' VM xv Mr, ( " i mi w : 4 rei d your using " whl o o Hi m; POTTOt it it I : vii do the uiris always Btop and pal iiuir hair everj time thej com to .i di A Cl ' RIOl ' M r I )i m: t ' i HIOI - |!o : i r ii and o o in vii Pin poi uui : Wanted A remed) for hair which liar- been rolled up too tight overnight. Most confidentially, Mabi Hayxkh Dkab Miss Hatjii iak your hair in plaster ol Paris everj night and hang over tl ir. This klnk] hair. o o I n mi I ' m Pol inn . Please tell us how we can s leep until five minutes befon the breakfast bell and then M time tor breakl I in Cuu- Who W ' iiii TlIIBTEEM Ml.Nl it " LaTI m I ' m Hi Who Wmu TlllRTKEM Mim ii- LATI i |i sally In a Jam that day, but the old si If at Brat you ' ion i ■i " Deab Potfouebi: I would like to receive information concerning the lengthening f one ' s body after he is full grown. I am so short that I am really annoyed when I go to the picture show, as I can never see over the person in front of me. H. L. Prather. Dear Mb. Pbatheb: Here are some exercises that might aid you in adding a few inches to your height: Catch hold of two ropes suspended from the ceiling, and have them drawn up until you are about one foot from the floor. Then tie a five-pound weight to each ankle and drop them on the floor. Repeat one hundred times three times a day, after each meal. I will assure you that in four years ' time you will have added at least one-eighth of an inch to your height. I ear Potpourri: Please give us muscular movement, so that we can pass in writing. Normm. Lights. Deab Normal Lights: Smile at Mr. South. O O Hear Potpourri: We are desirous of tinting our hair a beautiful shade of red. At present our hair is coal black or light; but since red is so fashionable, we would like to get the recipe. Lovingly, Vera Abbett, Hilda Moody, Noelie Bodin. Dear Girls: First, you must remove every bit of the brown from your hair. To do this, wash it in a mixture of chlorine and peroxide every night for three weeks. This will turn your hair white. After this, upon receipt of stamped envelopes, we will send you the address of a company and sample cards of theirs showing the fashionable shades of red. a O Deab Potpourri: Please tell me why my mouth has lost its Cupid ' s bow. Normal Graduate. Deab Normal Graduate: The reason why your mouth has lost its Cupid ' s bow is because, since leaving the Nor- mal, you do not have to say, " Pass the prunes " and " Prove the prisms. " O Deab Potpourri: My best is coming all the way from Dakota to see me. Will you please tell me how to get on the good side of Miss Varnado, so thai she will let me have the reception room without a chaperone? L. V. W. Deab L. W. W.: Follow these instructions, and you will have no trouble in gaining .Miss Varnado ' s fa- vor: Wear high-top shoes all winter; take your parasol and wear your rubbers and rain- coat to school when it is the least bit cloudy; lace your middy to the neck; get to breakfast on time every morning; do not loiter in the hall and talk to bojs; then march up to .Miss Varnado and tell her that your mother ' s sister ' s best friend ' s son is coming, and she will gladly consent to turn the reception-room entirely over to you. I I m; Potpoi kki: would tin t.i -i) kind as in nii me «ii my application to th Matrlc reau onatderal Yours very mii . Bami ' ki rmiw. Mi: " i i ; By in we havi round thai your application was consldei .i.iii- nta, ii« one «itii nil of the i found. t one time th B Vmant, found ■ person wh( • M 0.K but upon funii.r ii on, i ' was discovered that, al- though thoroughlj domeatlcated, Ih «a anfamlllar with literature and had an ' ar for music on! Inothei rerj promising candidate mel iii requiremenl being versed In literature and bavins ■ love for the music of iti Ignorant of th art r dishwashing. We, tl advise thai yon strike out or two requirements from your application, and u - assun you thai you will b ml. -litirh of fflpmb 33Ue extend our thanks to the entire faculty ana § tnoent ISoou for tljeir co-operation in mtr mark; to the follomhto, persons, mljo, tljongh, not on the § taff, haue helpeo ns in many mags: (•Jantille (Haylor, Norma Jffiooten, izthcl bailey, (Cleo 33ano,hn, iCeta (Aiforc, latla (Clark; anit especially to Jfannie llHiite ano Anna IWnion for the splcnoto tuork they Ijalie bone for potpourri (The Staff. epilogue U ante, come, come, lift m tkiulj Ihee, STaira (Queen, J[br [fclning ua to make (Bur P otpourr i to mean: A mixture of tbet vH ian UK- liaiir Urned arm tbouorfl of lim-, A medley of mem ' riea glad, A medley nf mem ' riea bear. clmira inontaomery. ., . fc J The END r Qutagpqpfes Chitagrapha OUR ADVERTISERS WEWANTYOUTO MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK (ALL AND LET IS TELL YOU ABOUT IT EXCHANGE BANK OF NATCHITOCHES Capital Stock (paid up) - - - $60,000 Surplus and Undivided Profits - 60,000 A. w . 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