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THE FIDELITY MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION. L. G. Fouse, President. Alexander McKnight, Vice-President. O. C. BosBYSHELL, Treasurer. W. S. Campbell, Secretary and Solicitor. Arthur Hunter, Assistant Actuary. S. C. BoLLiNG, Superintendent of Agencies. Through Trains VIA . . Baltimore Obio Railroad NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA BALTIMORE WASHINGTON PITTSBURG COLUMBUS AND CHICAGO Si Si CHARLES O. SCULL JAMES POTTER General Passenger Agent District Passenger Agent Baltimore, Md. 833 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa ii iLEADING PHOTOGRAPHERS Crayons, Pastels, Water Colors The Largest Collection in the Country Special Rates to Students 1030 Chestnut St., Philadelphia DREKA Fine Stationery- Engraving House . . . 1121 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia . . . COLLEGE INVITATIONS WEDDING INVITATIONS CLASS STATIONERV VISITING CARDS SOCIETY STATIONERY BANQUET MENUS PROGRAMMES, BADGES DIPLOMAS and MEDALS STEEL PLATE ENQRAVINQS FOR FRATERNITIES CLASS AND COLLEGE ANNUALS All work is executed in the establishment under the personal supervision of Mr. Dreka, and only in the best manner. Unequalled facilities and long practical experience enables us to produce the newest styles and most artistic effects, while our reputation is a guarantee of the quality of the productions of this house. Designs, samples, and prices sent on application. Swarthmore College. ilfacults ot flnstruction for 1895 96. CHARLES De GARMO, Ph. D. (Halle, Germany), President and Professor of Psychology. ELIZABETH POWELL BOND, Dean. . EDWARD H. MAGILL, A. M. (Brown University); LL. D. (Haverford), Professor of the French Lan- guage and Literature. -r. r ARTHUR BEARDSLEY, C. E. (Rens. Pol. Inst.); Ph. D. (Swarthmore), I. V. Williamson Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Workshops. WILLL M HYDE APPLETON, A. M. and LL. B. (Harvard); Ph. D. (Swarthmore), Professor of the Greek Language and Literature. , », , ■ j SUSAN J. CUNNINGHAM, Sc. D. (Swarthmore), Edward H. Magill Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. . _, . WILLIAM CATHCART DAY, Ph. D. (Johns Hopkins University), Professor of Chemistry. SPENCER TROTTER, M. D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor of Biology and Geology. GEORGE A. HOADLEY.C. E, A. M. (Union College), Professor of Physics. . ., . FERRIS W. PRICE, A. M. (Swarthmore), Isaac H. Clothier Professor of the Latin Language and Literature. MARIE A. (KEMP) HOADLEY, A. M. (Swarthmore), Professor of German. Granted leave of absence for present college year. , „ • i_ t- i- u RICHARD JONES, A. M. (Iowa College); Ph. D. (Heidelberg, Germany), Professor of the English Language and Literature. „ r tt- . j WILLIAM I. HULL, Ph. D. (Johns Hopkins University), Joseph Wharton Professor of History and Political Economy. MYRTIE E FURMAN, B. O. Assistant Professor in charge of Elocution. J. RUSSELL HAYES, A. B. (Swarthmore and Harvard); LL. B. (Univ. Penna.), Assistant Professor of English. BEATRICE MAGILL, Instructor in Drawing and Painting. ,_ . , , , , ,r ivt I K SHELL M D (University of Pennsylvania), Director of Physical Culture for the Young Men. EMILY G. HUNT, M. D. (Women ' s Medical Coll., Phila.), Lecturer on Physiology and Hygiene to the Young Women. . . •,, , HENRY V. GUMMERE, A. M. (Haverford and Harvard), Assistant in Mathematics. WM. H. ADEY, C. E., Instructor in Engineering. JOSEPH BAYLEY, Jr., Assistant in Engineering Shop Practice MARY V. MITCHELL GREEN, M. D., Director of Physical Culture for the Young Women. MARION HUNTER, Assistant in Department of Physical Culture. ESTHER T. MOORE, A. B. (Swarthmore), Registrar and Secretary to the President. SARAH M. NO WELL, Librarian. FOUR REQUL IR COURSES ARE QIVEN : I. COURSE IN ARTS, for the Degrees of A. B. and A. M. II. COURSE IN SCIENCE, for the Degrees of B. S. and M. S. III. COURSE IN LITERATURE, for the Degrrees of B. L. and M. L. IV. COURSE IN ENGINEERING, for the Degrees of B. S. and C. E. TTtiE second degrees named are given for additional study, on conditions named in the Catalogue. . Swarthmore College is situated on the P., W. B. R. R ., lo miles from Broad Street Station, Phila- delphia. It is under the cnre of Friends and admits stndents of Loth sexes on equal terms It has good Libraries of about 15,000 volumes, an Observatory, Chemical and Physical Laboratories and Machine Shops. For full particulars, apply for catalogue to CHARLES De GARMO, Ph. D., President, SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, SWARTHMORE, PA. iv w e allow a Discount OF ■ ■ ■ PER CENT. lO To Swarthmore Students ON ALL KINDS OF BOOTS AND SHOES HANAN SHOE COMPANY FRANK REISZNER 13 " 8 Chestnut Street Swartbitiore Grammar School Primary, Intermediate, High School, ami College Preparatory Classes. Tije " imiividual " ami the " class " metJjods of instruction are combined. Improvements are constantly being made in all directions. Send for catalogue containing par- ticulars, also cut of new stone building now being constructed J ' J nMx B, Comlinson, Principal SwartDmore, Pa. BROAD AND SPRUCE STREETS, PHILADELPHIA Fireproof. Especial cA.ttei tior Gi i to College J)ippeps. JOSEPH Cn YNOIrDS . . . MANAGER vi Cbe €k$(er tm$ £ead$ all Delaware gounty newspapers in CircMlation, news features and Desirability as an Hdt ' ertisind medium « t5 tS tS titi 3m K mwm editors and Proprietors vu flDanufactuririG 3eweler6 anb . . Silversmitbs . . College " Class Iplns, cL Htbletic prises, BabQC flDe als ffraterntt Jewelri . Official Jewelers of tbc followimj Swartbmore ifratcrnitics : Ipbi IRappa ipsi, Ikappa Sigma, Delta ' Clpsllon, ff i JSeta ipbi, tTbeta IRu Bpsilon. Simon0 3Bro. d Co., 6X6 Cbestnut Street, B bila elpbia, pa. ..The.. Halcyon ' 97 Published by The Junior Class . . . of . . . Swarthmore College 1896 VOLUME XII. PRESS OF FRANKLIN PRINTING COMPANY, COLLEGE PRINTERS, 514-518 MINOR STREET, PHILADELPHIA. n ' i- v l- ' 4 ' ' I V " . y : cL Hcrni ©ebication. To thee, dear friend, we would reveal The honor that for thee we feel, or all the Jfindlrj ztjrqpathy, or love aqd friendsl ip thou dost show, or helpfulness thou dost bestow — ' e dedicate our kooli to t ' tiee. DuSJntss Wahag-EM ss lfitlt flifS»h£ss AlinasTt-r. (Breeting. ' O you, dear reader, to the College, its patrons, and the world, The Halcyon gives greeting. To you the Class of ' 97 beg leave to present the XII volume of the Swarthmore College Annual. To the Board of Editors it has been Love ' s Labor, and we trust it may not be Lost. Feeling the responsibility of our position, it has been our constant aim to represent every phase of college life in its true and accurate light. If for a moment, then, you will forget the cares of a busy world and permit us to draw aside the curtain, we shall earnestly endeavor to present to you that drama, as acted on the stage, so dear to every Swarthmore heart. Our play is one of un- ceasing interest, of new plots, acted out each day. Here we have our heroes and our heroines, and here also are characters of minor importance. But all alike are subject to mistakes ; we all have our faults, and if, perchance, dear reader, some little act of yours be here recorded, if in our " friendly digs " we sometime strike your tender heart, we pray you be not wroth, but receive it in the spirit it is given, since we but hold the mirror up for other eyes. It has been our desire and may we say that we will feel our duty done if we give to all a comprehensive knowledge of Swarthmore, an insight into her Literary, Athletic, and Social organizations, the extent to which each is developed, and the standing of our College in the collegiate world. To those who have so kindly aided us in our publication, we extend our sincere thanks. And in after years, when we are severed from the asso- ciations which now bind us so closely together, when the tiny tendrils of our Aldworth ivy (a gift to ' 97 from the late great Poet Laureate), shall be twining upward, ever clinging closer to these granite walls, then may this, our Halcyon, ever remain as an offering and a token of gratitude from ' 97 to her Alma Mater. The Editors. 7 A Sketch of the Life of Dr. Richard Jones. the age of fifteen Dr. Jones became teacher of a public school, where many of the pupils were older than himself. After two terms of teaching he entered the Grinnell Academy, where he won the medals for scholarships both years he was there. Next he attended Iowa College at Grinnell, Iowa. While there Dr. Jones won the Shakespeare prize, and also oratorical prizes. In ' 78 he was graduated from the classical course, and in ' 81 took the degree of A. M. For seven years Dr. Jones was principal of a high school in Iowa. Four years after his graduation from college, he was offered the presidency of a college just founded and now in a flourishing condition, but he was not free at the time to accept the proffered promotion. The summer vacations during the early part of his career, Dr. Jones spent in traveling in the West, and he has visited nearly every State in the Union. In 1 88 1 he was married to Miss Carrie Grinnell, the youngest daughter of the Hon. J. B. Grinnell, founder of the city, a friend of Horace Greeley, Wendell Phillips, John Brown, and other active Abolitionists. His home was a station on the underground railway for the fugitive slaves. Dr. Jones prizes highly a bed upon which John Brown once slept, and a book-case, a wedding gift of Wendell Phillips. In 1887 he was elected Professor of English Literature in the Illinois State Normal University, where he remained four years. His success there may be judged from the extracts from a letter written by President John W. Cook, of the Illinois State Normal University, " intended only to hint to you my estimation of this most admirable and attractive man. " President Cook writes: " Few men that I have ever known could so succeed in arousing an interest in literature. . . . The qualities that rendered Dr. Jones so successful are : First, his absolute sincerity and sympathetic devotion to the interests of his pupils. Second, his enthusiastic nature, for which he 8 may be indebted, perhaps, to his Welsh ancestry. Third, his evenness of temper and unfailing kindness. I never knew a man so remarkable in this particular. Fourth, Dr. Jones has been a hard student ever since I have known him, and he has been informed in regard to the subjects he has attempted to teach. " The summer of 1889 Dr. Jones spent in Europe, and in 1891 he went abroad with his family. They made a home in Oxford, Heidelberg, Munich, and Dresden, and traveled, to some extent, throughout the conti- nent. In July, ' 93, Dr. Jones took the degree of Ph. D. at the Univer- sity of Heidelberg, and became Professor of English Literature at Swarth- more in January, 1894. Under Dr. Jones, literature is not merely a collection of literary mas- terpieces, but is a criticism of life, it is a record of life ' s struggles, its vic- tories and failures. It affects every student ' s view of life, and the study of literature is thus not a diversion for idle hours. As President Cook has said. Dr. Jones is informed upon the subject which he teaches, and he requires his classes to think deeply, to think broadly, and to think exactly. He pos- sesses, to a peculiar degree, the power to interest his classes, and he rarely fails to arouse their enthusiasm over whatever selections of literature he takes up with them as a study. He is ever ready to advise, to explain, to help, but he requires work. This summer of 1895, Dr. Jones spent in European travel, and visited many distinguished university men of England and Germany. From the home of Lord Tennyson he brought an ivy for the Class of ' 97. His writings comprise The Ethical Element in Literature, published in 1891 ; The Growth of the Idylls of the King, a scholarly and valuable record of the development of Tennyson ' s masterpiece, published in 1894; and articles written, from time to time, for American, English, and Ger- man magazines. This is a mere sketch of the beginning of a man ' s life. Dr. Jones accomplishes what he attempts ; he is a man of character, ability, and influ- ence ; his life is before him, and we may well believe that the world will be richer and better because of his life. 9 Swarthmore College, SWARTHMORE, Pa. INCORPORATED BY MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, 1864. First Class Graduated 1873. COLOR— Garnet. Cheer: ' " Rah, ' rah! ' Rah, ' rah, ' rah! ' Rah, ' rah! ' Rah, ' rah, ' rah! Swarthmore ! " 10 Swarthmore College. its origin, and some notes upon its early history. By Edward H. Magill. CHAPTER in. T the opening of the fifth year of the College, in the autumn of 1873, four of the six members of the first graduating class re- turned as resident graduates. Of these, L. Maria C. Pierce, A. B., was appointed Assistant Instructor in German and in English Branches; Elizabeth C. Miller, A. B., Assistant Instructor in French and in English Branches, and Esther T. Moore, A. B., Assistant Instructor in Mathematics; while Helen Magill, A. B., pursued her studies toward a second degree. The Faculty of seven continued the same as the previous year. The whole number of officers of government and instruction now reached 26, and the whole number of students 269, of whom 93 were members of the college classes, the rest being members of the Preparatory school. It will be observed that there continued to be a steady increase in the number of college students in proportion to those in the Preparatory school. The development of the college proper, until it could take full rank with its sister colleges much longer established, continued to be kept steadily in view. To this end the pursuit of one of the three regular courses of study now provided, the classical, the scientific, and the engineering course, was constantly encouraged, with a result that about 87 per cent, of the college students were following one of these three courses, the rest, through various causes, being classed as irregular. The views of the Man- agers upon this subject are thus expressed in their report for this year : " It II will be observed that nearly all of the students are pursuing one of the regular courses provided, and this is desirable ; both for the interests of the College, and of the individual students, who almost invariably make more satisfactory progress when pursuing a regular course, even for a short time, without any idea of graduation, than when they select all their studies for themselves. Of course the Elective is so far combined with the Regular system that the Electives increase as the students advance in their course, and in the Junior and Senior classes the studies are largely elective. Upon the same principle, the Electives are very few in the Preparatory school, and students in that school are expected to pursue the regular work of the classes in which they are placed, " . . . " It is a serious error to suppose that the pursuit of a select course is adapted to immature minds that espe- cially need the advantages of systematic training in a well-arranged course of study. " The increasing number of students, and the limited capacity of the College turned the attention of the Managers at this time toward the erec- tion of separate homes for the professors upon the College grounds. But some time elapsed before taking a step in this direction by erecting a house near the west end of the College for the President and his family. The way has not even yet seemed open to taking further steps, although to some minds it still seems feasible, and exceedingly desirable. The satisfactory experience of Cornell University in this respect would seem to be an exam- ple well worthy of imitation. During this fifth year, the first after the College had reached the period of graduating its first class, irregularities of discipline and of management, almost necessarily attendant upon the founding of a new institution, began to disappear, upon which point the Managers say in their report for this year : " While the intellectual training of the students has been a subject of anx- ious care, and their physical well-being secured by regular and appropriate exercise, their moral and spiritual welfare has been sedulously guarded, and, as a tangible result, the discipline of the institution was never in a more satisfactory condition. The students are daily learning the great lesson that those are best governed who are taught to be a law unto themselves. " 12 ... " The principles of our religious society are taught in that most effec- tive of all ways, the lessons of daily life and example, while spoken words, in season, are not neglected. The Managers feel deeply impressed with the conviction that they would be reporting but a part, and that the least im- portant part of the work which is being accomplished at Swarthmore, were no allusion made to the religious training which the students here receive. " It is believed that the more than two decades of experience which have elapsed since these words were uttered have confirmed the judgment of the Managers then expressed. At the close of this year seven students were graduated, five in the classical and two in the scientific course. We now come to consider the sixth year of the College (1874-5), which opened with the same seven members of the Faculty as the preced- ing, strengthened by the well-deserved appointment of Susan J. Cunning- ham, now appointed full Professor of Mathematics, and to a seat in the Faculty of Government. Although without the title, she had practically performed the duties of Professor of Mathematics since the opening of the College in 1869. Of the four resident graduates of the preceding year, three continued to occupy the same position as instructors the present year, and Helen Magill, A. B., was appointed President ' s Secretary and Instruc- tor in Gymnastics. A few other changes were made in the Department of Instruction, but to refer to each by name would transcend the limits of this chapter. The appointment at this time of Dr. Joseph Thomas, LL. D., as non- resident Professor of English Literature, whose lectures were so highly enjoyed, and whose scholarly influence in the College was so profoundly felt for a number of years, must not be passed over in silence. I am sure that the Alumni and ex-students of those earlier years would never pardon the omission if I should not give him, even in this hasty and imperfect sketch, a passing word. Long shall we all remember his kindly, genial smile, his encouraging words, his striking maxims, and that fullness of his subject and familiarity with it which reminded one constantly of his oft- repeated words, " r embarrars de richesses, and of which he was himself so conspicuous an example. Peace to his ashes ! The good old man ! 13 When shall we meet his like again ? May we all profit by his beautiful example ! Profundity of thought, thoroughness of research, and a simplicity that was truly childlike, were alike the characteristics of the two non-resi- dent Professors that Swarthmore was so fortunate as to claim as hers at this period — Dr. Joseph Thomas and Dr. Joseph Leidy. Although the limits of this chapter will not permit an extended allu- sion to the great loss which the College suffered this year in the death of three valuable members of the Board, all called home within the period of four months, the honored and beloved names of Anna M. Hopper (the daughter of Lucretia Mott), that strong, clear intellect, united with great practical ability, qualifying her for a wide field of usefulness in the active government of the College ; William Dorsey, whose voice was so frequently heard in our earlier conferences in behalf of the College, and whose dis tinct utterances always carried irresistible conviction to doubtful minds, and S. B. Worth, one who contributed largely to the material interests of Swarthmore, and was one upon whom we could always confidently call in cases of real need — these three friends, I say, whose abiding interest in Swarthmore so thoroughly united them in life, and who in their death were not divided, must have here at least this passing word. During this sixth year the number of college students reached 99, being an increase over the number of any previous year. Keeping in view, as always, the full development of the college proper, a continued effort was made so to arrange the courses of study as to give satisfaction to the largest number, and to encourage regularity on the part of the students in the pursuit of these courses, both for their own advantage and the advan- tage of the College as well. Upon this point the Managers speak as follows in their report for the present year : " Great care is taken to encourage all students, as far as possible, to pursue one of the regular courses of study provided. Of the few who are irregular, some are preparing to enter the regular course next year, others having but a short time to remain with us, are devoting that time to special branches in which they are most deficient, or which they expect to find most useful in the pursuits in which they are soon to be engaged. Our 14 views expressed last year are still unchanged, that, even for those intending to take a short course, the regular work of the class to which they belong is, upon the whole, the most advantageous ; the three full courses of study now open to our students, the Classical, and the two branches of the Scien- tific course, the Mechanical and the Chemical, furnishing all the elec- tives that can, with advantage, be chosen, or that could reasonably be desired. " Of the 99 students this year 86 were pursuing entirely regular courses, and several of the others hoped to become regular before the close of the year. This indicated a healthy intellectual condition of the College. It was at the beginning of this year that a real commencement was made of diminishing the number of classes in the Preparatory school by dropping the Third, or lowest section of Class C. This seems to us now like a very small beginning, leaving as it did 44 in Class A, 49 in Class B, 58 in Class C, and 11 unclassified, or 162 in all in the Preparatory school ; but it was a beginning, and it has gone on steadily until now, just twenty years later, all of the classes of the Preparatory school are gone, and we have a number of good Friends schools over the country which are pre- paring for Swarthmore, including the latest organized, and which ranks among the best, the excellent Swarthmore Grammar School in this town, which prepares students well for our Freshman class. This is the de- sideratum which so many of us have long desired, and which we rejoice to see at last successfully accomplished. The heads of our present excellent and advanced departments of Physics and Chemistry will smile to read this humble statement sent out this year : " A course upon Physics and one upon Chemistry have been opened this year for the first time, and are delivered weekly to Class A. These two courses are open to any of the members of the Preparatory school. " But they must remember that that was the day of small things, and that " great oaks from little acorns grow. " It was in this sixth year also that the Department of Free-hand Draw- ing was remodeled, and the modern system introduced of studying the laws of perspective in a practical way, copying at once from models and from 15 natural objects instead of pictures ; the result of which was from that time a rapid advance in that interesting and important department. Senior and Junior Study Rooms were opened this year, but with no marked degree of success ; and the separate study of students in their own rooms grew more and more in favor, until now it is universal, and all gen- eral study rooms for College classes are avoided, greatly to the advantage of all concerned. The President ' s house, before referred to, was begun in the summer of this year, and occupied early in the following spring, giving rooms for several more students in the College. Also the West Dale property, adjoining Swarthmore grounds, a farm of ninety-three acres, was purchased at this time for the sum of 24,000, by the liberal donations of a number of friends of the College. Of the fifteen students who graduated at the close of this year, eight took the Classical and five the Scientific course. Another call was made this year for the establishment of a permanent endowment fund to aid in the education of students in limited circum- stances. Although the small fund available at that time has since been largely increased, it is still quite insufficient to meet the pressing demands upon it, and it offers to the friends of the College one of the acceptable means of furnishing the institution with needed aid at the present time. We would remind friends again, in the words of the Managers uttered twenty years ago, and equally true to-day, that : " It costs large sums of money to build and equip a college, and still larger sums to endow it in such a manner that all of its departments may be thoroughly organized, its various professorships properly filled, and that it may answer fully the highest end for which it was designed. " 16 Faculty and Instructors. CHARLES DE GARMO, President and Professor of Philosophy. Ph. D., University of Halle (1886). Author of Essentials of Method; Herbart and Herbartians ; System of Lattguage Work for Schools; Translator of Lindner ' s Empirical Psychology. Editor of Lange ' s Apperceptio7i, and Ufer ' s hitroduction to the Pedagogy of Herbart. ELIZABETH POWELL BOND, Dean. Author of Words by the Way. EDWARD HICKS MAGILL, Professor of the French Language and Literature. A. B., Brown University (1852); A. M., Brown University (1855); LL.D., Haverford College (1886). Member of A K E and B K Fraternities. Author of MagilFs French Grammar ; MagilTs Reading French Grammar ; Magics Fretich Prose arid Poetry ; MagilVs Series of French Novels. ARTHUR BEARDSLEY, I. V. Williamson Professor of Engineering and Director of the Workshops. C. E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1867); Ph. D., Swarthmore College (1S89). Member of A K E Fraternity. WILLIAM HYDE APPLETON, Professor of Greek and Early English. A. B., Harvard (1864); A.M. Harvard (1867); LL. B., Harvard (1869); Ph.D., Swarthmore (1888). Member of X and i B K Fraternities. Author of Greek Poets in English Verse. SUSAN JANE CUNNINGHAM, Edward H. Magill Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. Sc. D., Swarthmore College (1888). WILLIAM CATHCART DAY, Professor of Chemistry. A. B., Johns Hopkins (1880); Ph. D., Johns Hopkins (1883). Member of B IT Fraternity. 17 SPENCER TROTTER, Professor of Biology and Geology. M. D., University of Pennsylvania (1883). Author of Lessons in the New Geography, GEORGE ARTHUR HOADLEY, Professor of Physics. A. M., Union College (1877) ; C. E., Union (1874). Member of K A Fraternity. FERRIS WALTON PRICE, Isaac H. Clothier Professor of the Latin Language and Literature. A. M., Swarthmore (1887). MARIE A. KEMP HOADLEY, Professor of the German Language and Literature. A. B., Swarthmore (1879) ; A. M., Swarthmore (1892). RICHARD JONES, Professor of the English Language and Literature. A. B., Iowa College (1878) ; A. M., Iowa College (1881) ; Ph. D., Heidelberg (1893). Author of The Ethical Element in Literature, and The Growth of the ' ' Idylls of the King. ' ' WILLIAM ISAAC HULL, Joseph Wharton Professor of History and Political Economy. A. B., Johns Hopkins (1869) ; Ph. D., Johns Hopkins (1892). Member of B 6 n Fraternity. WILLIAM JOHN HALL, Superintendent. B. S., Swarthmore (1878). ESTHER TOWNSEND MOORE, Secretary to the President and Registrar. A. B., Swarthmore (1873). MYRTIE ELDORA FURMAN, Assistant Professor in charge of Elocution. B.O., National School of Elocution and Oratory (1884) ; M. O., National School of Elocution and Oratory (1892). On leave of absence for one year. 18 J. RUSSELL HAYES, Assistant Professor in English. A. B., Swarthmore (l888); A. B., Harvard (1889); LL. B., University of Pennsyl- vania (1892). Author of An Old-Fashioned Garden. HENRY VOLKMAR GUMMERE, Assistant in Mathematics. B. S., Haverford (1888) ; A. M., Haverford (1889); A. M., Harvard (1890). WILLIAM HENRY ADEY. Assistant in Engineering. C. E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1895). Member of 2 Z Fraternity and 9 N E Fraternity, BEATRICE MAGILL, Instructor in Drawing and Painting. J. KINZER SHELL, Director of Physical Culture for the Young Men. M. D., University of Pennsylvania (1881). EMILY GIBBONS HUNT, Lecturer on Physiology and Hygiene to the Young Women. M. D., Woman ' s Medical College, Philadelphia (iJ JOSEPH BAYLEY, JR., Assistant in Engineering. Shop Practice. MARY V. MITCHELL GREEN, Director of Physical Culture for the Young Women. M. D., Woman ' s Medical College, Philadelphia (1884). MARION D. HUNTER, Assistant in Department of Physical Culture. SARAH MARCH NOWELL, Librarian. 19 Alumni Association. OFFICERS. President : HOWARD W. LIPPINCOTT, ' 75. Vice- Presidents : ALICE M. ATKINSON, ' 88. CARROLL R. WILLIAMS, ' 77. MORRIS L. CLOTHIER, ' 90. c- . . Treasurer : Secretary : ESTHER T. MOORE, 73. WILLIAM J. HALL, ' 78. Board of Directors : The President, The Secretary, - Ex-officio. The Treasurer, ) MARIE A. KEMP HOADLEY, ' 79. WILLIAM H. RIDGEWAY,[ ' 75. FLORENCE HALL, ' 80. CHARLES PALMER, ' 82. JOSEPH T. BUNTING, ' 77- LICE S. PALMER, ' 89. 20 Class History. jS a warning to your Juniors, ' 96, you, as a class, have been invaluable, furnishing us with an ever-present example of what we should avoid. We cannot appreciate your service too much, for it is a human frailty to learn by the conspic- uous faults of others, rather than by their perfect lives. And so all of us (with the possible exception of ' 98) have profited by your con- duct and have reason to be grateful to you. In return for your service to us we should like to help you, and so we take this opportunity to show you yourselves " as in a looking-glass, " and we hope that the process will bene- fit you — if you are capable of being benefited. And that last remark suggests to us the cause of most of your ridiculous conduct. You are too conceited to realize that there are any other people at college besides yourselves. Very appropriately from your point of view at least, you said in your Halcyon: " Not long were we in making the college halls our own. " You thought you could take possession of every- thing, but " pride goeth before a fall, " and recent events in your history have proved the truth of the saying. It was like you, ' 96, to place your- selves on a par with the Seniors last year, and commence wearing caps and gowns. We suppose that the ones who strutted about in their new feathers felt very important, but alas ! you were like the young rooster who went forth to parade his charms and was caught in a rainstorm — you looked very foolish afterward. It has been your great desire to excel the other classes in every way, and in some things you have succeeded admirably. The first is your ability to conduct your class-meetings in the style of a grand embranglement. X).Ke.h: Cu 2 yfz cu. Can you never agree among yourselves, except in the desire to lord it over others? In that, truly, you have a strong bond of unity ! If we remember rightly, you criticised ' 95 for wire-pulling, but there, again, your ambition to excel made you forget to be consistent, and you have become notorious for that very thing. Your Halcyon staff was a good example. Unfor- tunately, however, so?ne of your politicians, although zealous, employ methods entirely too crude, which even a Freshman can see through. One more of your characteristic acts we must speak of, and then we shall leave you to ponder over the picture of yourselves as others see it. In your usual grandiloquent style you announced in The Phmtiix that the ' 96- ' 98 Reception would be held First month i8th. It never occurred to you that it might be well to consult the Faculty about the date, did it ? And so your pride had another fall, for that evening we entertained the Freshmen. Well, good-bye, ' 96. Our best wishes for your improvement will go with you when you leave our Alma Mater. 23 Class of ' 96. OFFICERS. Presidents : Philip Sheridan Knauer, ist Term; Philip Sheridan Knauer, 2d Term. Vice-Presidents : George Bard Ferrier, Jr., istTerm; Jonathan Chauncey Shortlidge, 2d Term. Secretaries : Ellen Gunton, istTerm; Violette Taylor Haines, 2d Term. Treasurers : Mary Stowe McDowell, ist Term ; Frances Darlington, 2d Term. CLASS DAY OFFICERS. Historian, Carolien Hayes Chambers. Poetess, Mary Cooper McAllister. Prophetess, Mellie Elizabeth Bishop. Presenter, Charles George Hodge. Ivy Poetess, Lauretta Thomas Smedley. Ivy Orator, . . , Howard Cooper Johnson. Motto : — VvufiJ] Trslpara navroQ hx i-. Yell :— " ' Pke ! ' Rki ! ' Rha ! ' Rix ! S. C, ' gb ! " 24 Personalia of Class of ' 96. Mary Story Bartram, London Grove, Pa., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Secretary of Sigma Chapter, Second Term, Sophomore Year ; Secretary of Class, First Term, Junior Year. William Ingram Battin, f K t , e N E, Omaha, Neb., Arts. Member of the Delphic; member of Glee and Mandolin Clubs; member of Freshman Oratorical Team, ' 98; Toastmaster, ' 98 (Freshman Year). Leopold William Bierworth, K 2, Dover, N. J., Engineering. Member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff; member of the College Glee and Mandolin Clubs, ' 94- 95-96. Mellie Elizabeth Bishop, Normal, 111., Irregular. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Class Prophetess, Senior Year. Albert Lewis Buffington, Rising Sun, Md., Arts. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; Recording Secretary, Second Term, Sophomore Year; member of Library Committee, Second Term, Sophomore Year; Librarian, First Term, Junior Year; Vice-President, Second Term, Junior Year ; member of S. C. A. A.; Treasurer, Junior Year ; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Association ; Speaker for Sproul Prize, Junior Year. Carolien Hayes Chambers, K K r, Unionville, Pa., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society; Vice-President of Sigma Chapter, Second Term, Junior Year; President, First Term, Senior Year; Class Historian, Senior Year. Charles Chandler, K 2, Bushnell, 111., Engineering. William Bushnell Chapin, K 2, Washington, D. C, Engineering. 25 Bouic Louis Clark, K 2, Sligo, Md., Irregular. Member of Delphic Literary Society; President of Class, Second Terms, Freshman and Junior Years ; member of teams in Sophomore-Freshman Oratorical Contests, Freshman and Sophomore Years ; Class Orator, Second Term, Sophomore Year ; Winner of Sproul Prize in Oratory, Junior Year ; Winner in Delphic Oratorical Contest, Junior Year ; member of College Glee Club ; member of S. C. A. A. ; Recording Secretary, Sophomore Year ; Vice-President, Junior Year; member of College Foot-ball Team, seasons ' 92, ' 93, ' 94, and ' 95 ; member of Track Team, seasons ' 93, ' 94, and ' 95. Isaac Hallowell Clothier, Jr., K , N E, Wynnewood, Pa., Arts. Member of the Delphic Literary Society ; member of the S. C. A. A. ; Captain of Class Foot-ball Team, Freshman Year ; member of College Foot-ball Team, season of 1895; member of College Track Team, seasons of 1893 and 1895; Captain of College Track Team, season of 1896; Commencement Speaker. Mary Louise Curtiss, K A 9, Woodside, Md., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Class Historian, Sophomore Year. Frances Darlington, HE , Glen Mills, Pa., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Class Historian, Second Term, Junior Year ; Treasurer of Class, Second Term, Senior Year. Aida Thyresse Evans, K K r, Malvern, Pa., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society; Secretary of Class, Second Term, Freshman Year ; Treasurer of Class, First Term, Junior Year; member of Girls ' Glee Club, Sophomore Year. George Bard Ferrier, Jr., K 2, Moorestown, N. J., Engineering. Edgar Harper Firth, K -t, N E, East Williston, N. Y., Engineering. Ex-member of Eunomian Literary Society ; member of Library Committee, Freshman Year ; Corresponding Secretary, First Term, Sophomore Year ; Recording Secretary, Second Term, Sophomore Year ; Censor, First Term, Junior Year ; Vice-President of Class, First Term, Freshman Year ; member of College Base-ball Team, Freshman Year ; member of S. C. A. A. ; General Athletic Manager of Class, Junior Year ; Track Manager, Senior Year; member of College Foot-ball Team, seasons ' 92, ' 93, ' 94, ' 95 ; member of Track Team, seasons ' 92, ' 93 ; Captain of Skating Committee, Senior Year ; Delegate to I. C. A. A. A. of A., Senior Year ; Captain Lacrosse Team, season of ' 96. 26 Harrie.Hause Fouse, K 2, Philadelphia, Pa., Irregular. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; President of Class, First Term, Junior Year ; member of S. C. A. A. ; member of Foot-ball Team, seasons ' 92, ' 93, ' 94, ' 95 ; member of Glee Club, seasons of ' 94, ' 95, ' 96 ; member of Mandolin Club, season ' 95-96; member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff. Sylvester Sharpless Garrett, Swarthmore, Pa., Science. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; Class Treasurer, Second Term, Sophomore Year; member of S. C. A. A. ; member of College Oratorical Team (trial contest). T. Russell Gleim, K s, Cornwall, Pa., Engineering. Member of S. C. A. A. ; member of Track Team, seasons ' 93, ' 94, ' 95 ; member of Relay Team, ' 95. Sarah Pennock Godfrey, Passaic, N. J., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society. Ellen Gunton, New York, N. Y., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society; Librarian,, First Term, Junior Year; Censor, Second Term, Junior Year ; Treasurer of Class, Second Term, Freshman Year ; Secretary of Class, First Term, Sophomore Year ; Secretary of Class, First Term, Senior Year ; member of Teams in Sophomore-Freshman Oratorical Contests, Sophomore and Freshman Years ; mem- ber of Oratorical Team for Sproul Prize, Junior Year ; Associate Editor of ' 96 Halcyon ; Commencement Speaker. Hallie Hanson Haines, K K r. Rising Sun, Md., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society; Treasurer of Class, First Term, Sophomore Year; Leader of Girls ' Banjo Club, Freshman Year; member of Girls ' Glee Club, Sopho- more Year ; Leader of Girls ' Mandolin Club, Junior and Senior Years. Violette Taylor Haines, K K r, Rising Sun, Md., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Secretary of Omicron Chapter, First Term, Sophomore Year ; Vice-President, First Term, Junior Year; Corresponding Secretary of virhole society, Second Term, Junior Year, and First Term, Senior Year; Secretary of Class, Second Term, Junior Year ; Secretary of Class, Second Term, Senior Year ; member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff; Secretary and Treasurer of Swarthmore Branch of Pennsylvania Intercol- legiate Oratorical Union. 27 Charles George Hodge, k s, Washington, D. C, Irregular. Vice-President of Class, Second Term, Freshman Year ; Toastmaster, Junior Year; Cap- tain of Class Base-ball Team, Freshman and Sophomore Years ; member College Base- ball and Foot-ball Teams, Freshman Year ; Captain Class Foot-ball and College Base-ball Teams, Sophomore Year ; member College Relay Team, Foot-ball and Track Teams, Sophomore Year; Tennis Manager and Champion in Doubles, College Tennis Tourna- ment, Sophomore Year; Captain of Class and College Foot-ball Elevens, Junior Year Member of College Track and Relay Teams, Junior Year ; Athletic Director of Class, Junior Year; member of Glee Club, Junior and Senior Years; Champion in Doubles, College Tennis Tournament, Junior Year ; Captain College Foot -ball Team, Senior Year ; President of S. C. A. A., Senior Year; member of Halcyon Staff, Junior Year; Delegate to I. C. A. A. A. of A., Senior Year ; Class Presenter, Senior " ' ear. lolene Mabel Hollenshead, Belvidere, 111., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society. Howard Cooper Johnson, A Y, Philadelphia, Pa., Letters. Member of Delphic Literary Society; member of Library Committee, Second Term, Freshman Year ; Vice-President, First Term, Junior Year ; Corresponding Secretary, Second Term, Junior Year ; President of Class, Second Term, Sophomore Year; Class Track Man- ager, Freshman Year; Class Foot-ball Manager, Sophomore Year ; Class General Athletic Manager, Senior Year ; member of the Joseph Leidy Scientific Association ; member of S. C. A. A. ; member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff; Assistant Business Manager of Fhcenix, Vol. XIV ; Editor-in-Chief of Phmiix, Vol. XV ; Speaker on Underwood Prize Debate, Freshman Year ; Speaker on Ponder Prize Debate, Junior Year ; member of Sopho- more Oratorical Team ; member of Delphic Prize Oratorical Team, Sophomore Year ; Win- ner of Second Prize in Delphic Oratorical Contest, Junior Year ; member of oratorical teams for College Orator, Junior and Senior Years; winner of second prize in singles, College Ten- nis Tournament, ' 95 ; winner of first prize in doubles, College Tennis Tournaments, ' 93, ' 94, and ' 95. Charles Kaighn, A T, Emporia, Fla., ' Engineering. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; member of Library Committee, First Term, Sophomore Year ; Librarian, Second Term, Junior Year; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Association ; member of S. C. A. A. 28 Roland Grubb Kent, Wilmington, Del., Letters. B. A., 1895. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; Librarian, First and Second Terms, Junior Year, and First Term, Senior Year ; Speaker for Ponder Prize, Junior and Senior Years; Statistician of ' 95, Sophomore Year; Treasurer of ' 95, First and Second Terms, Junior Year; Commencement Speaker, ' 95 ; Speaker in College Oratorical Contest, Senior Year; member of Scientific Association; ex-member of S. C. A. A.; member of ' 95 Halcyon Staff; member of Phanix Staff, Vol. XIIL Philip Sheridan Knauer, l K i ' , e N E, Warwick, Pa., Arts. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; President of Clafs whole of Senior Year ; Speaker in Sophomore-Freshman Oratorical Contest, Sophomore Year ; winner of Ponder Prize in Oratory and Debate, Junior Year ; Leader of Glee Club, Junior and Senior Years ; member of Mandolin Club, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Years ; member of S. C. A. A. ; member of College Foot-ball Team, seasons ' 93, ' 94, ' 95 ; Editor of ' 96 Halcyon, Junior Year. Mary Cooper McAllister, Colorado Springs, Col., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society; Assistant Librarian, Junior Year; Censor, First Term, Senior Year; member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff; Class Poetess, Senior Year. Mary Stone McDowell, n B ji, New York, N. Y., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Treasurer, Second Term, Sophomore Year ; Librarian, Second Term, Junior Year ; Class Poetess, Junior Year; Class Treasurer, First Term, Senior Year ; Commencement Speaker. Arabella Elizabeth Moore, K K r, Philadelphia, Pa., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society. William John Morrison, AT, El Paso, 111., Science. Member of Delphic Literary Society; Censor, Second Term, Junior Year; President, First Term, Senior Year; winner of first prize Delphic Oratorical Contest, Freshman Year; member of Debating Team in Delphic-Eunomian Contest, Freshman Year ; second place in Ponder Debating Team, Freshman Year ; Class Orator, Second Term, Junior Year ; mem- ber of Phcenix Staff, Vols. XIV and XV; Vice-President Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Ora- torical Union, Junior Year; member of Executive Committee P. I. O. U., Senior Year ; College Orator, Freshman Year (third place in Intercollegiate Contest) ; Alternate College Orator, Junior and Senior Year ; member of Freshman Oratorical Team ; member of team 29 for Sproul Prize, Junior Year ; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Association ; President, First Term, Senior Year ; President of Swarthmore Oratorical Association, Senior Year ; member of S. C. A. A. ; member College Foot-ball Team, Senior Year ; winner of second place in the John Wanamaker Prize Oratorical Contest ; Commencement Speaker. Percival Parrish, K , e N E, Newport, R. I., Letters, Member of Eunomian Literary Society; Treasurer, First Term, Freshman Year; Recording Secretary, Second Term, Freshman Year ; Vice-President, First Term, Junior Year ; President, First Term, Senior Year ; Winning Essayist in Delphic-Eunomian Contest, Junior Year; member S. C. A. A. ; Foot-ball Manager, Senior Year; member Track Athletic Team, seasons ' 93, ' 95, and ' 96; winner of Mile Walk, S. C. A. A., seasons ' 93 and ' 95 ; winner Mile Walk, I. C. A. A. of Pa., seasons ' 93, ' 95 ; holder of Freshman Record Mile Walk ; member Swarthmore Mott Haven Track Team, 1895 ! member of Phcenix Staff, ' 93, ' 94, ' 95, ' 96; Business Manager, Senior Year; Business Manager of ' 96 Halcyon ; Vice- President of Swarthmore Branch of Intercollegiate Oratorical Union of Pa. ; Commencement Speaker. N. Wilmer Plummer, Frederick, Md., Engineering. Member of the Eunomian Literary Society; member of Library Committee, Second Term, Freshman Year, and First Term, Sophomore Year ; Treasurer, Second Term, Sopho- more Year ; Librarian, First and Second Terms, Senior Year. Charles Asa Schooley, Sparta, Canada, Engineering. Member of the Delphic Literary Society ; member of S. C. A. A. ; member of the Joseph Leidy Scientific Association. Mary Tate Shoemaker, Philomont, Va., Letters. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Assistant Librarian, First Term, Junior Year ; Censor, Second Term, Junior Year ; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Association. Jonathan Chauncey Shortlidge, A T, Concordville, Pa., Arts. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; Recording Secretary, First Term, Sophomore Year; Censor, First Tenn, Junior Year; Vice-President of Class, Second Term, Junior Year, and Vice-President of Class, Second Term, Senior Year; winner of Underwood Prize, Freshman Year; Class Orator, Freshman Year; winner of Ponder Prize, Sophomore Year; member of College Oratorical Contest, Sophomore Year ; Secretary of General Conference of Young Friends ' Associations, Junior Year ; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Associa- tion ; member of Phoenix Staff, Vols. XHI, XIV, XV. 30 Lauretta Thomas Smedley, IT B , Willistown Inn, Pa., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Secretarj ' of Omicron Chapter, First Term, Sophomore Year ; Vice-President Omicron Chapter, Second Term, Junior Year ; President of whole Society, Second Term, Senior Year; Class Treasurer, First Term, Freshman Year; Class Prophetess, Junior Year ; member of Sophomore Oratorical Team ; winner of First Place in Sproul Prize Oratorical Contest, Junior Year ; member of ' 96 Halcyon Staff; Associate Editor of the Phanix, Vol. XV. Abra Ella Spicer, Baltimore, Md., Arts. Member of Somerville Literary Society. Albert Hibbs Taylor, K 2, Philadelphia, Pa., Engineering. Franklin David Walton, London Grove, Pa., Letters. Member of Delphic Literary Society ; member of Library Committee, First Term, Junior Year; Treasurer, Second Term, Junior Year; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Association. John Edwin Wells, Philadelphia, Pa., Letters. Hanson Znure Wilson, Sylmar, Md., Engineering. Member of Delphic Literary Society; member of Library Committee, Second Term, Sophomore Year ; Treasurer, First Term, Junior Year ; winner of Underwood Prize in Debate, Sophomore Year ; member of Joseph Leidy Scientific Assoc iation ; member of S. C. A. A. ; Commencement Speaker. Keturah Elizabeth Yeo, Easton, ] Id., Science. Member of Somerville Literary Society ; Treasurer, First Term, Senior Year. Resident Graduate, Elizabeth Hanes Taylor, ' 75, Woodstown, N. J. 31 Ex=Members of ' 96. Hal N. Aikman, Charles P. Beistle, Walter S. Belsinger, Clement L. Biddle, Jr. Walter D. Blabon, Emily L. Brooke, Bouic L. Clark, George E. Cook, J. Roberts Cox, De Lancey W. Day, Clayton DeCou, Joseph De Cou, DWIGHT DlLWORTH, Charles L. Fooks, George C. Freeman, Louis Garesche, Joseph V. Goodrich, Maude L. Gridley, Jane Groot, Mary E. Hawley, Deceased. Lewis Hollingsworth, Mary Holmes, Samuel Johns, Mary E. Kline, Harry W. Lewis, Mary M. Lewis, Marian W. Little, Lucy B. Price, Richard W. Randolph, Mary Gertrude Scott, Regina Schamberg, Bertha L. Smith, Horace Temple, Fred B. Thomas, James L. Vail, Agnes Walker, Marion G. Way, Harry P. Webb, Edith Wilder, LuEssA Wright. 32 Class of ' 97. OFFICERS. Presidents : Samuel Riddle, 1st Term; Robert Pyle, 2d Term. Vice-Presidents : Marshall Phillips Sullivan, ist Term; Ellwood Comly Parry, 2d Term. • Secretaries : Lydia Parry Williams, ist Term ; Mary Elizabeth Bartleson, 2d Term. Treasurers : Edith Heywood John, ist Term; Clara Bruce Haldeman, 2d Term. Orator, FRANK GRANT Blair. Poetess, Sarah Bancroft. Historian, . Lydia Parry Williams. Prophetess, Daisy Rogers Corson. Toast-Master, , THOMAS Cahall. Motto: — " LiiTovfiev to. avu. " Yell: — " Swarthmore, Swarthmore, wah, hoo, wah ! ' 97, ' 97, ' Rah ! ' Rah ! ' Rah ! 34 Junior Class. Arts. Walker Matteson, Roslyn, N. Y. Laura Cecilia Miller, K K r, New York, N. Y. Robert Pyle, AT, London Grove, Pa. ChAnning Way, K , e N E, West Chester, Pa. Letters. Mary Elizabeth Bartleson, Chester, Pa. Grace Anna Brosius, K A 0, Lancaster, Pa. Thomas Cahall, K $, Frederica, Del. loLA Kay Eastburn, Union, Del. Marietta Hicks, Westbury Station, N. Y. Ellwood Comly Parry, Wyncote, Pa. Miriam Sener, K A 0, Lancaster, Pa. Lydia Parry Williams, K A 0, Philadelphia, Pa. Science. Sarah Bancroft, II B , Wilmington, Del. Alice Vincent Corson, Norristown, Pa. Daisy Rogers Corson, Norristown, Pa. Clarence Burtch Hoadley, K ■i ' , Swarthmore, Pa. Nellie Lodge, Philadelphia, Pa. Engineering. Jared Worrall Darlington Darling, Pa. Walter Charles De Garmo, Swarthmore, Pa. George Gleim, Jr., Cornwall, Pa. Robert Earley Manley, ? K T, IST E, Washington, D. C. 35 Herbert Lorne Noxon, ay, Ingersoll, Canada. Samuel Riddle, 4 K t, G N E, Media, Pa. Howard Jeffries Webster, AT, Philadelphia, Pa. Irregular. Mary Schofield Ash, K A 0, Philadelphia, Pa. Reuben Grant Bennett, Freeport, Ohio. Frank Grant Blair, Mt. Vernon, 111. Jessie Drysdale Ellis, Philadelphia, Pa. Clara Bruce Haldeman, Louisville, Ky. Jesse Willis Jefferis, •. •. Chester, Pa. Edith Heywood John, Media, Pa. Marshall Phillips Sullivan, AY, Moorestown, N. J. 3 ' Class of ' 98. OFFICERS. Presidents : Guy Thomas Viskniskki, ist Term ; Lyman Benajah Hollingshead, 2d Term. Vice -Presidents : Charles Thomas Brown, ist Term; Henry Albani Gawthrop, 2d Term. Secretaries : Mary Janney Williams, ist Term ; Eva Theressa Rengier, 2d Term. Treasurers : Annie Bogardus Parrish, ist Term ; Alice Witbeck, 2d Term. Orator, Arthur Lewis Patton. Poetess, Lydia Rakestraw. Historian Edith Lamb. Prophetess, Margaret Eves. Toast-Master, Guy Thomas Viskniskki. Motto : — " ' ' Wo- avdpuTru Salfiuv. " Yell :— " ' Pa i ! ' Rah ! ' Rah ! ' Rah ! ' Rah ! ' Rate! Swarthmore ! Swarthtiioi e ! ' g8 ! " E are sorry to see, ' 98, that you have imbibed a little of the spirit of your allies and are quiie prone to blow your own horn. We have seen the asphaltum, the gymnasium, and the fence marred by the characters " ' 98 " in large figures, and you even attempted to put a flag on the dome in one hour of jubilee — but it did not remain there long, did it? This spirit of self- lauda- tion is childish, to say the least, and what great achievements you have to be so proud of are not evident. Certainly you have not distinguished your- selves on the track or in the field ! Who won the ' 9 7- ' 98 foot-ball game last year? ' 97. Who won the Sophomore-Freshman sports? ' 97. Who defeated you in hockey? ' 97. We spare you further questions of this nature, for the answers cannot be pleasant for you to hear. It is well, ' 98, never to be meddlesome. You, with the aid of ' 96, tried to be when we were having our foot-ball picture taken. You sat for one yourselves, if we mistake not ; but why were none ever struck off ? We wonder what became of the plate ! Another thing you wani to be careful about is to foresee the end of your practical jokes before you play them. Stealing ice-cream may afford much amusement, especially when it involves the possibility of a forced vacation. In your attempts to be original and independent of all advice, you, who by your act had placed your allies in a very humiliating position, did nothing to help them in their extremity, but rather gloried in your obstinacy. Independence is a good thing, but loyalty is better. But, ' 98, we shall not be too hard on you, for altogether you have conducted yourselves very well since your arrival at Swarthmore, and have shown an active interest in your College, which is pleasant to contemplate. 39 Sophomore Class. Arts. Susan Wollaston Atkinson, K A 9, Holicong, Pa. Charles Thomas Brown, AT, West Chester, Pa. Helen Minnie Catlin, Lexington, Mass. Ada Virginia Gillespie, K K r, Allegheny, Pa. Mary Sutton Howell, Mt. Ephraim, N. J. Martha Blades Stephens, Winchester, Mass. Letters. Margaret Eves, Millville, Pa. Lucretia Mott Gaskill Swarthmore, Pa. Anna Coates Holmes, Philadelphia, Pa. Edith Lamb, K A 9, Baltimore, Md. Albert Cook Myers, Kennett Square, Pa. Edna Marion Nicholl, K K r, Scotch Plains, N. J. Annie Bogardus Parrish, n B ■! , Woodbury, N. J. Mary Walker Pierce, K A 9, Washington, D. C. SUSANA Edna Pownall, n B , Christiana, Pa. Lydia Rakestraw, it B $, Christiana, Pa. Eva Theressa Rengier, Lancaster, Pa. Hannah Mary Sharples, West Chester, Pa. Elizabeth Hutchinson Smith, Weldon, Pa. Elizabeth Lavinia Stroh, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Georgiana Titus, Old Westbury, N. Y. Mary Whitson, n B $, Atglen, Pa. Mary Janney Williams, K A 9, Washington, D. C. Alice Witbeck, Belvidere, 111. 40 Science. Joseph Heulings Coles, AT, Camden, N. J. Henry Albani Gawthrop, AT, Wilmington, Del. Levi Shoemaker Taylor, Philomont, Va. Emma Thomas, Mooreslown, N. J. Albert Thatcher Verlenden, I K " P, Darby, Pa. Engmeering. Hiram Donald Campbell, Ironton, Ohio. William Wooster Curtiss, K , Woodside, Md. George Sturges Essig, J K ' f, Wallingford, Pa. Jonathan Yates Higginson, AT, Pine, Col. Oborn Garrett Levis Lewis, K i , Paoli, Pa. William Booth Miller, AT, Media, Pa. Norman Robert Seidle, ATA, Lebanon, Pa. Frederic Leggett Thomas, K 2, Ashton, Md. Frederic Fountain Wilson, 4 " K I ' , Jersey Shore, Pa. Irregular. Frederic Delos Barber, Gardner, 111. Heman Bush Callender, AT, Sheffield, Mass. Gerry Brown Dudley, Ashmore, 111. Eva Emma Foster, K A e, Lancaster, Pa. Lyman Benajah Hollingshead, I A 0, Pemberton, N. J. Edwin Douglas Hubbard, K 2, . . Philadelphia, Pa. Alfred Kappeler, K 2, Washington, D. C. Fred Seward Larison, AT, Stanford, 111. Caroline Augusta Lukens, Swarthmore, Pa. LiLLA Merritt, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mabel Grace Miller, K A 9, Lancaster, Pa. Arthur Lewis Patton, AT, Panola, 111. Edna Harriet Richards, n B , Salem, Ohio. Marie Louise Richards, New York, N. Y. Mary Elizabeth Seaman, Brooklyn, N. Y. Guy Thomas Viskniskki, K 2, Carmi, 111. Henrietta Florence Wanzer, Hurstville, N. Y. Joseph Edwards Way, AT, Kennett Square, Pa. Joseph Addison Willis, Fowling Creek, Md. 41 Class of ' 99. OFFICERS. Presidents : Arthur Cox Smedley, ist Term; Louis Stocton Walton, 2d Term. Vice- Presidents : Lillian Josephine McDowell, ist Term; Charles Harry White, 2d Term. Secretaries : Mabel Clare Gillespie, ist Term ; Helen Supplee Moore, 2d Term. Treasurers : John Pearl Broomell, ist Term; Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson, 2d Term. Orator Arthur Cox Smedley. Poetess, Mabel Clare Gillespie. Historian, John Pearl Broomell. Prophetess, LiLLiAN Josephine McDowell. Statistician, Georgiana Walter. Motto : — Spectemur agendo. Yell :— " Rah ! Rax ! Rix ! Rix ! Rax ! Rine ! Swarthmore ! Swarthmore ! ' 99 ! " T was with some curiosity that we looked you over on your arrival at Swarthmore, ' 99, for we naturally were anxious to know what our new friends and allies would be like. You have proven quite satisfactory — yes, quite so. You would have shown more wisdom had you asked our advice in regard to certain matters, but probably the experience has not harmed you. Experi- ence is a wise teacher, you know, although her tuition is often dearly bought. It may not be too late, even now, to give you a few hints about class government, for it is in this that you have made your greatest errors. 43 In the first place, it is unconstitutional to adopt the minutes of one special meeting at another special meeting. Then, it is not customary, particu- larly when the Constitution provides for it in another way, to elect by ballot a member of a reception committee. Such committees are appointed by the president. There is one thing more in regard to committees of which we should like to speak — perhaps the word ' ' banner " will suggest it — but we shall omit it, lest we make your faults too public. We display this delicate consideration for you, ' 99, because you are so very young. It is a delightful experience for us — it recalls our own childhood — to mingle with little lasses in short frocks, and lads of equally tender years. The charm and naivete of your youth are ever a fresh delight to us. Per- haps it is because of your juvenility that you have not yet displayed much athletic ability, but have been sadly defeated in hockey by all the other classes. It was rather hard on you ! However, you are learning rapidly in many ways, and we shall yet feel proud of you. We are glad to see that some of you now give texts in Meeting instead of each one waiting for his neighbor to rise, as you did at first. Again we tender you our help and advice, and hope that you will accept them in the friendly spirit in which they are offered, for the other classes might be more critical of your mistakes and not make allowances, as we do, for our little friends. 44 Freshman Class. Arts. John Pearl Broomell, AT....... Baltimore, Md. Anna Belle Eisenhower, Norristown, Pa. Edith Flitcraft, Woodstown, N. J. Mabel Clare Gillespie, K K r, Allegheny, Pa. Helen Southwick Marshall, K K r, ■.. ' ... Trenton, N. J. Lillian Josephine McDowell, n B , ' . . . New York, N. Y. Letters. Alice Gary Bartram, White Horse, Pa. Emily Willets Garter, Belmont, X. Y. Ella Lansing Gass, Swarthmore, Pa. Marie Katharine Lackey, Atlantic City, N. J. Mary Gray Leiper, AVallingford, Pa. Alice Lippincott, K A 0, Riverton, N. J. Helen Supplee Moore, K A 9, May ' s Landing, N. J. Mary Elizabeth Morrison, Russellville, Pa. Elizabeth Mathews Purdy, K K r, Port Chester, Pa. Science. Calvin Freeman Crowell, .... Moorestown, N. J. Annie Lodge, Philadelphia, P;i. Edward Yarnall Rich, Dyerstown, Pa. Arthur Cox Smedley, AY, Willistown Inn, Pa. Emma Barnes Wallace, K A 9, Woodstown, N. J. Georgiana Walter, RB , Christiana, Pa. Abner Pugh Way, AT, Oxford, Pa. Everett Frederick Willits, Glen Cove, N. Y. 45 Engineering, Arthur Pringle Hume, K 2, Swarthmore, Pa. George Black Stephens, K 2, Tyrone, Pa. Charles Harry White, K 2, Atlantic Highlands, N. J. Abraham Underhill Whitson, Westbury Station, N. Y. Irregular. Bird Thomas Baldwin, Marshalton, Pa. Mary Christy Bell, Bayside, N. Y. Lucretia S. Blankenburg, K K r Philadelphia, Pa. Pauline Broomell, K A 0, Christiana, Pa. Anna Keturah Duncan, Easton, Md. Auguste Cecilie Edel, Swarthmore, Pa. Henrietta Read Freemont, Swarthmore, Pa. Ernest Adams Gill, K 2, Baltimore, Md. Gustavo Gomez, Managua, Nicaragua. Anna K. Himes, New Oxford, Pa. Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson, IT B , New York, N. Y. Clarence King La Motte, " Wilmington, Del. Florence Mather Levick, Quakertown, Pa. Walter Heulings Lippincott, $ K , Riverton, N. J. Dewitt Clinton Shaff, Cisco, 111. Emma Greybriel Schooley, Sparta, Canada. Sarah Anna Shreve, Philadelphia, Pa. Nellie Dysart Stewart, Huntingdon, Pa. Louis Stocton Walton, K , Altoona, Pa. Mabel Waln Wills Mt. Holly, N. J. Samuel Duncan Yeo, Easton, Md. 46 In Memoriam. RICHARD B. MARSHALL, Class of ' 97, Died Twelfth month 8th, 1895. ROBERT J. CRAWFORD, Class of ' 98, Died Ninth month 19th, 1895. " Forgive my grief for one removed. Thy creature whom I found so fair, I trust he lives in thee, and there I find him worthier to be loved. ' ' « O0l |g Eunomian Literary Society. OFFICERS. Presidents : ist Term. 2d Term. Percival Parrish, ' 96; Howard J- Webster, ' 97. Vice-Presidents : William B. Chapin, ' 96; Reuben G. Bennett, ' 97. Recordijig Secretaries : Jonathan Y. Higginson, ' 98; Elwood C. Parry, ' 97. Corresponding Secretaries : Ellwood C. Parry, ' 97 ; Arthur C. Smedley, ' 99. Censors ; Jesse W. Jefferis, ' 97 ; " Jesse W. Jefferis, ' 97. Treasurer : Howard J. Webster, ' 97. Librarians : N. Wilmer Plummer, ' 96; N. Wilmer Plummer, ' 96. Library Committees : Reuben G. Bennett, ' 97 ; Bird T. Baldwin, ' 99 ; Ellwood C. Parry, ' 97 ; Arthur C. Smedley, ' 99 ; Arthur C. Smedley, ' 99 ; John P. Bromell, ' 99 ; Howard J. Webster, ' 99 ; Calvin F. Crowell, ' 99. iVIeinbers. ' 96. William B. Chapin, Percival Parrish, George B. Ferrier, N. Wilmer Plummer. 50 97- Reuben G. Bennett, Walter C. De Garmo, Henry A. Gawthrop, Jonathan Y. Higginson, Bird T. Baldwin, John P. Broomell, Calvin F. Crowell, Jessie W. Jefferis, Ellwood C. Parry, Howard J. Webster. ' 98. ' 99. Samuel D. Yeo. William B. Miller, Albert T. Verlenden. Arthur C. Smedley, Louis S. Walton, Abraham U. Whitson, William J. Hall, ' 78 ; Fratres in Collegio. Ferris W. Price, ' 73. Honorary Members. Charles G. Ames, D. D., William Hyde Appleton, Ph. D., Milton H. Bancroft, Charles Cavender, Thomas L. Cleeman, Isaac H. Clothier, Samuel B. Cook, John J. Cornell, William C. Day, Ph. D., Charles De Garmo, Ph. D., Henry V. Gummere, A. M., Charles S. Dolley, Ph. D., 5 James T. Fields, Hugh Foulke, William Dudley Foulke, A. M., Stewart W. Deceased. Samuel S. Green, M. S., George A. Hoadley, A. M. C. E. Edward Hopper, William I. Hull, Ph. D., Eli M. Lamb, Joseph Leidy, M. D., LL. D. Edward H. Magill, LL. D., George L. Maris, A. M., Albert G. Palmer, Ph. D., EuG NE Paulin, a. M., Ferris W. Price, A. M., Henry W. Rolfe, A. M., Joseph Thomas, M. D., LL. D. Spencer Trotter, M. D., Gerrit E. H. Weaver, A. M., Young, B. S. C. 51 Somerville Literary Society. Motto : — Suaviter in Modo, Fortiter in Re. Color: — White. Society Paper: — Phrenaskia. OFFICERS. ist Term. Presidents : 2d Term. Carolien H. Chambers, ' 96; Lauretta T. Smedley, ' 96. Recording Secretaries : Ada V. Gillespie, ' 98 ; Edna Nicholl, ' 98. Corresponding Secretaries : Violette T. Haines, ' 96 ; Lydia P. Williams, ' 97. Treasurers : Keiurah E. Yeo, ' 96 ; Mary Howell, ' 98. Librarians : Sarah Bancroft, ' 97 ; Margaret Eves, ' 98. Library Committees : Susan W. Atkinson, ' 98 ; Iola K. Eastburn, ' 97. Margaret Eves, ' 98 ; Lydia Rakestraw, ' 98. CHAPTER OFFICERS. SIGMA CHAPTER. OMICRON CHAPTER. Vice-Presidents : Vice-Presidents : Grace A. Brosius, ' 97, ist Term. Laura C. Miller, ist Term. Sarah Bancroft, ' 97, 2d Term. Miriam Sener, ' 97, 2d Term. Recording Secretaries : Recording Secretaries : M. Helen Catlin, ' 9S, ist Term. Georgiana Titus, ' 98, ist Term. Eva E. Foster, ' 98, 2d Term. Edna Pownall, ' 98, 2d Term. Censors : Censors : Alice V. Corson, ' 97, ist Term. Mary C. McAllister, ' 96, ist Term. Clara B. Haldeman, 97, 2d Term. Henrietta Wanzer, ' 98, 2d Term. 52 Members. ' 96. Mary S. Bartram, Mellie E. Bishop, Carolien H. Chambers, M. Louise Curtiss, Frances Darlington, A IDA T. Evans, Sarah P. Godfrey, Ellen Gunton, Violette T. Haines, Mary S. Ash, Sarah Bancroft, Mary E. Bartleson, Grace A. Brosius, Alice V. Corson, Daisy R. Corson, Tola K. Eastburn, ' 97. Hallie H. Haines, Iolene M. Hollenshead, Mary S. McDowell, Arabella E. Moore, Mary C. McAllister, Lauretta T. Smedley, Mary T. Shoemaker, Abra Ella Spicer, Keturah E. Yeo. Jessie D. Ellis, Clara B. Haldeman, Marietta Hicks, Edith H. John, Nellie Lodge, Laura C. Miller, Miriam Sener, Lydia p. Williams. Susan W. Atkinson, Helen M. Catlin, Augusta C. Edel, Margaret Eves, Eva E. P ' oster, Lucretia M. Gaskell, A. Virginia Gillespie, Anna C. Holmes, Mary S. Howell, Edith Lamb, Caroline A. Lukens, Mabel G. Miller, LiLLA H. Merritt, Edna M. Nicholl, Annie B. Parrish, Mary W. Pierce, ' 98. S. Edna Pownall, Lydia Rakestraw, Eva T. Rengier, M. Louise Richards, Edna H. Richards, Emma G. Schooley, H. Mary Sharples, Sarah A. Shreve, Elizabeth H. Smith, Elizabeth L. Stroh, Martha B. Stevens, Emma Thomas, Henrietta F. Wanzer, Mary Whitson, Mary J. Williams, Alice Witbeck. 53 ' 9S - Alice C. Bartram, Marie C. Bell, LUCRETIA S. BlANKENBURG, Pauline Broomell, Emily W. Carter, Eleanor L. Cass, Anna K. Duncan, Anna B. Eisenhower, Henrietta Freemont, Edith Flitcraft,. Mabel C. Gillespie, Mary E. Hutchinson, M. Katherine Lackey, Florence M. Levick, Mary G. Lieper, Alice. Lippincott, Annie Lodge, Helen S. Marshall, Helen S. Moore, Lillian J. McDowell, Mary E. Morrison, Elizabeth M. Purdy Nellie D. Stewart, Emma B. Wallace, Georgiana Walter, Mabel W. Wills. SORORES IN COLLEQIO. Marie A. Kemp Hoadley, A. M., Emma Gawthrop Hayes, B. S. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS. Emma L. Beardsley, Ida De Garmo, Jennie L. Day, Mary V. Mitchell Green, M. D., Marion D. Hunter, Carrie G. Jones, Lydia Hall, Susan W. Lippincott, Rebecca C. Longstreth, Beatrice Magill, Esther T. Moore, Mrs. Daniel Underbill, Mary Willets, Rachel Hilborn. HONORARY MEMBERS. Elizabeth Powell Bond, Susan J. Cunningham, Sc. D., Phebe Foulke, Myrtie E. Furman, M. O., Esther J. (Trimble) Lippincott, Mary A. Livermore, Sarah M. Nowell, Lucretia Mott, Ellen H. (Evans) Price, A. M., Olivia Rodman, A. B., Maria L. Sanford, Annie Shoemaker, Helen (Comly) White, A. B., Helen (Magill) White. Deceased. 54 Delphic Literary Society. Motto : — " Ovdh avev Uovov. " Society Paper : — The Delphic Oracle. OFFICERS. Presidents : ist Term. ad Term. W. John Morrison, ' 96; J. Chauncey Shortlidge, Vice-Presidents : Channing Way, ' 97; Frank G. Blair, ' 97. Recording Secrelar-ies : Guy T. Viskniskki, ' 98 ; Fred S. Larison, ' 98. Corresponding Secretaries : Herbert L. Noxon, ' 97 ; Charles T. Brown, ' 98. Censors : Robert Pyle, ' 97 ; t- t to , _ ' ' ' Frederic D. Barber, ' 97. Frank G. Blair, ' 97 ; Treasurers : Albert C. Myers, ' 98 ; Levi S. Taylor, ' 98. Librarians : Roland G. Kent, ' 96 ; Joseph A. Willis, ' 98. Library Committees : Joseph A. Willis, ' 98; Hiram D. Campbell, ' 99. Charles T. Brown, ' 98 ; Albert C. Myers, ' 98. Resigned. 55 Members. ' 96. William I. Battin, Albert L. Buffington, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr., Harrie H. Fouse, Sylvester S. Garrett, Howard Cooper Johnson, Charles Kaighn, Roland G. Kent, Philip S. Knauer, W. John Morrison, Charles A. Schooley, J. Chauncey Shortlidge, Franklin D. Walton, Hanson Z. Wilson. ' 97. Frederic D. Barber, Frank G. Blair, Clarence B. Hoadley, Herbert L. Noxon, Charles T. Brown, J. Heulings Coles, Fred S. Larison, Albert Cook Myers, Hiram D. Campbell, ' 98. Robert Pyle, Samuel Riddle, Marshall P. Sullivan, Channing Way. Arthur L. Patton, Dewitt C. Shaff, Levi S. Taylor, Guy T. Viskniskki, Joseph A. Willis. ' 99. George B. Stevens, Everett F. Willets. FRATER IN COLLEGIO. J. Russell Hayes, ' 88. 56 HONORARY MEMBERS. William Hyde Appleton, A. M., Ph. D., Milton H. Bancroft, Arthur Beardsley, C. E., Ph. D., Isaac H. Clothier, William C. Day, Ph. D., Charles De Garmo, Ph. D., Thomas L. Donaldson, Hugh Foulke, Thomas S. Foulke, A. M., Howard Horace Furness, LL. D., William Dudley Foulke, A. M., Thomas Wentworth Higginson, George A. Hoadley, A. M., C. E., William I. Hull, Ph. D., Richard Jones, Ph. D., Eli M. Lamb, A. M., Edward Longstreth, Edward H. Magill, A. M., LL. D., William H. Miller, Eugene Paulin, A. M., Henry W. Rolfe, A. M., W. Hudson Shaw, A. M., Benjamin Smith, A. M., Charles Emory Smith, A. M., Joseph W. Teets, Spencer Trotter, M. D., Daniel Underhill, Joseph Wharton, John Greenleaf Whittier, Albert Willets, D. D. Deceased. mm 57 The Joseph Leidy Scientific Association. HE Scientific Society was organized in March, 1895, later receiving the name of the Joseph Leidy Scientific Associa- tion of Swarthmore College, the object being to keep abreast with the discoveries of the scientific world. The work includes the study of the five sciences, — Astronomy Biology, Physiography, Chemistry, and Physics. The pro- grams of the meetings, the interesting character of which is shown by the full attendance, both from the college and the borough, consist of a report from an instructor in each of the above branches. These reports contain an account of some recent discovery in the respective sciences. There are also papers read on topics of scientific interest, followed by discussions from the society. The executive committee consists of a committee of three from each department, one instructor and two students. Besides the students and officers of the college, residents of the bor- ough of Swarthmore are eligible to membership. The meetings are held in Science Hall, on the first Fifth day evening of each month of the collegiate year. 58 I O 18 80- E CBAE EUJCTTCn Ph REORGANIZED AS THE JOSEPH LEIDY LITERARY SOCIETY 1895 OFFICERS. Presidents : I St Term. 2 1 Term. W.John Morrison, ' 96; Herbert L. Noxon, ' 97. Vice-Presidents : William B. Chapin, ' 96 ; Clarence B. Hoadley, ' 97. Secretaries : Sarah Bancroft, ' 97 ; Daisy R. Corson, ' 97. Executive Committee : ASTRONOMY :— Professor Susan J. Cunningham, Alice V. Corson, ' 97, Chairman, Charles Kaighn, ' 96. BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOGRAPHY: Dr. Spencer Trotter, Sylvester S. Garrett, ' 96, Chairman, Mary T. Shoemaker, ' 96. CHEMISTRY:— Dr. William C. Day, Herbert L. Noxon, ' 97, Chairman, Daisy R. Corson, ' 97. PHYSICS :— Professor George A. Hoadley, Clarence B. Hoadley, ' 97, Chairman, Sadie P. Godfrey, ' 96. Members. Dr. Charles De Garmo, Dr. Spencer Trotter, Dr. William C. Day, Prof. Maria A. Kemp Hoadley, Prof. Ferris W. Price, Miss Sarah M. Nowell, Prof. George A. Hoadley, Miss Marion D. Hunter, Prof. Susan J. Cunningham. 59 ' 96. William I. Battin, Albert L. Buffington, William B. Chapin, George B. Ferrier, Harrie H. Fouse, Sylvester S. Garrett, Sadie P. Godfrey, Howard Cooper Johnson, Charles Kaighn, Roland G. Kent, W. JoH f Morrison, N. Wilmer Plummer, Mary T. Shoemaker, Charles H. Schooley, J. Chauncey Shortlidge, Lauretta T. Smedley, Frank D. Walton, Hanson Z. Wilson, Keturah E. Yeo. ' 97. Sarah Bancroft, Alice V. Corson, Daisy R. Corson, Walter C. De Garmo, George Gleim, Jr., Clarence B. Hoadley, Jesse W. Jefferis, Nellie Lodge, Herbert L. Noxon, Howard J. Webster. ' 98. Fred D. Barber, R. Grant Bennett, Charles T. Brown, Heman B. Callender, J. Heulings Coles, Ada V. Gillespie, Jonathan Y. Higginson, Fred Kappeler, William B. Miller, Albert Cook Myers, Levi S. Taylor, Emma Thomas, Fred L. Thomas, Henrietta F. Wanzer, Joseph E. Way, Joseph A. Willis. John P. Broomell, Anna K. Duncan, Anna B. Eisenhower, Annie Lodge, ' 99. Helen S. Marshall, Helen S. Moore, Arthur C. Smedley, Emma B. Wallace. 60 The Young Friends ' Association. T is the opinion of many that Friends of the present day, espe- cially the younger members, do not have a sufficient knowl- edge of the history and principles of their Society. With this in mind a few leaders organized, in the fall of 1894, the Young Friends ' Association. All interested in the Society of Friends may become members. The association is divided into the follow- ing sections : History, Literature, and Current Topics relating to Friends ; and each member chooses the section in which he desires to work. The regular meetings are held in the college parlor, on the evening of the third First day of each month during the college year. OFFICERS. President, Dk. William I. Hull. Vice-President, ALICE Hall, ' 88. Secretary, Sarah Bancroft, ' 97. Executive Committee : HISTORY: — Professor Arthur Beardsley, Charles Kaighn, ' 96. LITERATURE:— Professor Russell Hayes, Susanna M. Garrett, ex ' 95. CURRENT TOPICS :— William J. Hall, ' 78, Mary S. McDowell, ' 96. 61 The Latin Seminary. HE Latin Seminary, founded in 1885 by Professor Rolfe, after the plan of the German " Seminars, " has continued with uninterrupted success to the present time. The organization of the past session, that of 1 894- ' 95, was divided for greater convenience into two sections, each section supplementing the class-work of its members. This year finds it once more united. It intends, under the direction of Professor Price, to study that part of the local history of Rome, with its public buildings, its mythology, and its art, which cannot, because of the limited time, be acquired in the class-room. Professor Price intends the Seminary to gather all information from two sources, one, immaterial things, comprising languages, Roman laws, social customs, etc., the other, material things, embracing works of art, coins and medals, stone clubs of all kinds, manuscripts, and inscriptions on stone and bronze tablets. The meetings are held monthly. 62 OFFICERS. President, Prof. Ferris W. Price. Seaetary, HELEN S. MARSHALL, ' 9 MEMBERS. Professor Ferris W. Price. ' 96. William I. Battin, Mary S. McDowell. Laura C. Miller, ' 97. Robert Pyle. Martha B. Stephens, A. Virginia Gillespie, Charles T. Brown, ' 98. Henrietta F. Wanzer, Helen M. Catlin, Fred. S. Larison. Mabel C. Gillespie, ' 99. Lillian J. McDowell, Anna B. Eisenhower. 63 The Philosophical Society. This year, we have welcomed a new society to our Alma Mater. It is the Philosophical Society, under the direction of President De Garm o, at whose home the meetings are held weekly. They find not love in Merlin nor in Aristotle old, They think not on Hypatia, by Christian men reviled, Baldwin alone their master is, his vs isdom manifold Reveals to them through science light the secret of the child. MEMBERS. Dr. Charles De Garmo. ' 95. Roland G. Kent. ' 96. W. John Morrison, Mellie E. Bishop, Frank G. Blair, Ellen Gunton, Iolene M. Hollingshead. ' 97. Frederic D. Barber, Reuben G. Bennett. 64 QKv r j Pi Chapter OF THE Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Founded at the University of Bologna in 1400, A. D. Established at the University of Virginia in 1867. Fraternity Organ : — Caduceus (bi-monthly). Fraternity Colors : — Maroon, Old Gold, and Peacock Blue. Fraternity Flower: — Lily of the Valley. The annual banquet of the Chapter was held February 22d, 1 896, Hotel Stenton, Philadelphia. MDCCCXCVI. Leopold William Bierwirth, George Bard Ferrier, Jr., William Bushnell Chapin, Harrie Hause Fouse, Bouic Louis Clark, Thomas Russel Gleim, Charles Chandler, Charles George Hodge, Albert Hibbs Taylor. MDCCCXCVHL Edwin Douglas Hubbard, Frederic Leggett Thomas, Alfred Kappeler, Guy Thomas Viskniskki. MDCCCXCIX. Ernest Adams Gill, George Black Stevens, Arthur Pringle Hume, Charles Harry White. ■ ' Kappa 5igma Chapter Roll. Gamma, Louisiana State University, 1 887 Delta, Davidson College, N. C, 1890 Epsilon, Centenary College, La., 1885 Zeta, University of Virginia, 1867 Eta, Randolph- Macon College, Va., 1885 Theta, Cumberland University, Tenn , 1887 Iota, Southwestern University, Texas, 1 886 Kappa, Vanderbilt University, Tenn., 1876 Lambda, University of Tennessee, 1879. Mu, Washington and Lee University, Va , 1873 Nu, College of William and Mary, Va., 1890 Xi, University of Arkansas, 1891 Pi, Swarthmore College, Pa., , . . . 1888 Sigma, Tulane University, La., 1888 Tau, University of Texas, 1884 Upsilon, Hampden Sidney College, Va , 1883 Phi, Southwestern Presbyterian University, Tenn., 1882 Chi, Purdue University, Ind., 1885 Psi, Maine State College, 1886 Omega, University of the South, Tenn., 1881 Chi-Omega, South Carolina College, 1890 Eta-Prime, Trinity College, N. C, 1893 Alpha-Beta, Mercer University, Ga., . . 1891 Alpha-Gamma, University of Illinois, 1 89 1 Alpha-Delta, Pennsylvania State College 1892 Alpha-Epsilon, University of Pennsylvania 1891 Alpha-Zeta, University of Michigan, 1892 Alpha-Theta, Southwestern Baptist University, Tenn., . . 1892 Alpha-Iota, U. S. Grant University, Tenn., 1891 Alpha- Kappa, Cornell University, N. Y., 1892 Alpha-Lambda, University of Vermont, . . 1893 Alpha-Mu, University of North Carolina 1893 Alpha-Nu, Wofford College, S. C, 1893 Alpha-Xi, Bethel College, Ky., 1893 Alpha-Pi, Wabash College, Md., 1895 Alpha-Rho, Bowdoin College, Maine, . 1895 Alpha-Sigma. Ohio State University, 1895 Alpha-Tau, Georgia School of Technology, 1895 Alpha-Upsilon, Millsaps College, Miss., 1895 Alumni Associations. Yazoo City, Miss. Philadelphia, Pa. Pittsburg, Pa. New York City, N. Y. New Orleans, La. Chicago, III. 67 Pennsylvania Kappa Chapter OF THE Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. Founded at Washington and Jefferson College, 1852. Fraternity Organ : — The Shield (bi-monthly.) Fraternity Colors : — Lavender and Pink. The annual banquet of the Chapter was held at the Stenton, Philadelphia, January llth, l5 MDCCCXCVI. William Ingram Battin, Isaac Hallowell Clothier, Jr. Edgar Harper Firth, Philip Sheridan JKnauer, Percival Parrish. MDCCCXCVII. Thomas Cahall, Clarence Burtch Hoadley, Robert Early Manley, Samuel Riddle, Channing Way. MDCCCXCVIII. William Wooster Curtiss, George Sturges Essig, Oborn Garrett Levis Lewis, Abbert Thatcher Verlenden, Frederick Fountain Wilson. MDCCCXCIX. Walter Heulings Lippincott, Louis Stocton Walton. 68 1?5,? Phi Kappa Psi Chapter Roll. Pa. Alpha, Washington and Jefferson College, 1852 Va. Alpha, University of Virginia, 1853 Pa. Beta, Allegheny College, 1855 Va. Beta, Washington and Lee University 1855 Pa. Gamma, Bucknell University, 1855 Pa. Epsilon, Pennsylvania College, 1855 Va. Gamma, Hampden-Sydney College, 1856 Miss. Alpha, University of Mississippi, 1857 Pa. Zeta, Dickinson College, 1858 Pa. Eta, Franklin and Marshall College, i860 O. Alpha, Ohio Wesleyan University 1861 III. Alpha, Northwestern University, 1864 Ind. Alpha, De Pauw University, 1865 O. Beta, Whittenberg College, 1866 Ia. Alpha, Iowa State University, ... 1867 D. C. Alpha, Columbian College 1869 N. Y. Alpha, Cornell University, 1869 Ind. Beta, Indiana State University, . 1869 Ind. Gamma, Wabash College, 1870 Kan. Alpha, University of Kansas, 1876 Pa. Iota, University of Pennsylvania, 1877 O. Delta, Ohio State University, 1880 Md. Alpha, Johns Hopkins University, . 1880 Cal. Alpha, University of the Pacific, 1881 Wis. Gamma, Beloit College, 1881 N. Y. Beta, Syracuse University, 1884 N. Y. Epsilon, Colgate University, 1887 Minn. Beta, University of Minnesota, 1888 Pa. Kappa, Swarthmore College, 1889 W. Va. Alpha, University of West Virginia, 1890 Cal. Beta, Leland Stanford, Jr., University, 1891 N. Y. Gamma, Columbia College 1892 N. Y. Zeta, Brooklyn Polytechnique, 1893 Md. Alpha. Johns Hopkins University, 1894 III. Beta, University of Chicago, 1894 Mich. Alpha, State University, 1894 Neb. Alpha, Nebraska University, 1895 Mass. Alpha, Amherst College, 1895 N. H. Alpha, Dartmouth College 1896 Alumni Associations. New York, Meadville, Kansas City, Maryland, Cleveland, Twin City, Washington, Newark, Denver City, Pittsburg, Springfield, Multnomah. Philadelphia, Chicago, 69 Swarthmore Chapter OF THE Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Founded at Williams College, in 1834. Fraternity Organ: — Delta Upsilon Magazine (monthly). Fraternity Colors: — Old Gold and Peacock Blue. Fraternity Flower: — Garnet Carnation. NON-SECRET. The annual banquet of the Chapter was held at the Hotel Stenton, Philadelphia, on December 7th, 1895. Fratres in Urbe. Rev. Fletcher Clark, Rutgers, ' 73, John Amand Lafore, ' 95, Samuel Copeland Palmer, ' 95, Arthur Hoyt Scott, ' 95. Fratres in Collegio. MDCCCXCVI. Howard Cooper Johnson, William John Morrison, Charles Kaighn, Jonathan Chauncey Shortlidge. MDCCCXCVn. Herbert Lorne Noxon, Marshall Phillips Sullivan, Robert Pyle, Howard Jeffries Webster. MDCCCXCVni. Charles Thomas Brown, Jonathan Yates Higginson, Heman Bush Callender, Fred Seward Larison, Joseph Heulings Coles, William Booth Miller, Henry Albani Gawthrop, Arthur Lewis Patton, Joseph Edwards Way. MDCCCXCIX. John Pearl Broomell, Arthur Cox Smedley, Abner Pugh Way. 70 ICo ifrifiHd.lS9H Delta Upsilon Chapter Roll. Williams College, 1834 Union College, . 1838 Hamilton College, 1847 Amherst College 1847 Adelbert College, 1847 Colby University, 1852 University of Rochester, 1852 Middlebury College, , . . . . . ... 1856 Bowdoin College, 1857 Rutgers College, 1858 Brown University, i860 Colgate University, 1865 University of the City of New York, 1865 Cornell University, 1869 Marietta College. 1870 Syracuse University, 1873 University of Michigan, 1876 Northwestern University, 1880 Harvard University, 1880 University of Wisconsin, . . 1885 Lafayette College, 1885 Columbia College, 1885 Lehigh University, . . 1885 Tufts College, 1886 De Pauw University, 1887 University of Pennsylvania, . . 1888 University of Minnesota, 1890 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 189I Swarthmore College, 1894 Leland Stanford, Jr., University, 1896 University of California, 1896 Alumni Associations. New York, Rhode Island, Chicago, Cleveland, New England, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Garfield (Springfield, Mass.), Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Buffalo, Detroit, Washington, Harvard Graduate Clue. Northwestern, 71 Omega Chapter OF THE Theta Nu Epsilon Fraternity. Founded at Wesleyan University, 1873. Fraternity Colors: — Black and Green. The annual banquet of the Chapter was held at the Continental Hotel, Philadelphia, December 14th, 1895. Frater in Collegia : Wii.LiAM Henry Adey. MDCCCXCVI. Leopold William Bierwirth, Edgar Harper Firth, William Bushnell Chapin, Charles George Hodge, Isaac Hallowell Clothier, Jr., Philip Sheridan Knauer, Percival Parrish. MDCCCXCVn. Robert Earley Manley, Channing Way, Samuel Riddle, George Sturges Essig MDCCCXVIII. V%a$9LyE:: Q -V- 8 J b % G : C; OF ?X7Ln MsS an :F- Q;||u 8$;SY W! C||Z VaW ?2Ft )8@°= 4 T P O D S 9 H II Y 73831 o 72 Csjjr ' hUS fB%4) Theta Nu Epsilon Chapter Roll. Alpha Wesleyan University. Beta Syracuse University. Gamma, . Union College. Delta Cornell University. Epsilon Rochester University. Zeta ... California University. - Eta Madison University. Theta, Kenyon College. Iota, Adalbert College. Kappa Hamilton College. Ky PP Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Lambda, Williams College. Mu Stevens Institute. Nu Lafayette College. Xi Amherst College. Omicron Allegheny College. Pj Pennsylvania State College. Rho University of Pennsylvania. Sigma University of City of New York. Tau Wooster College. Upsilon University of Michigan. Phi Rutgers College. Chi Dartmouth College. Psi Ohio State University. Omega Swarthmore College. 73 Phi Beta Kappa, The Epsilon Chapter of Pennsylvania. Note, — The Epsilon Chapter of Pennsylvania of the Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity will be fully organized and established at Swarthmore during the coming College Commencement on Sixth Month Ninth, 1896. Dr. Edward H. Magill and Dr. Wm. Hyde Appleton, who are charter members of the Epsilon Chapter, have been instrumental in obtaining this honor for Swarthmore. The movement for establishing a chapter was begun in 1893, since which time members of the graduating class, who have been considered eligible to the Fraternity, have been chosen according to its rules. The members are elected for excellence of scholarship alone, the names being taken from the list of those standing in the first third of the class, in the Arts Department. In obtaining this grant Swarthmore has been recognized as holding that high standard of scholarship which is essential for the establishment of a chapter, and she may well pride herself as having taken one more step forward in her progress as a college. — Ed. Members of Fraternities Having no Chapters in this College. Lyman Benajah Hollingshead, ' 98, a 6, University of Pennsylvania. Norman Robert Seidle, ' 97, ATA, Franklin and Marshall. 74 Committees for i895= ' 96. Class of ' 98 to Class of ' 99. GUY T. VISKNISKKI, MARY J. WILLIAMS, HEMAN B. CALLENDAR, LILLA MERRITT, November i6th, 1895. FREDERICK F. WILSON, A. VIRGINIA GILLESPIE, FREDERICK L. THOMAS, ALBERT T. VERLENDEN, EVA E. FOSTER, MABEL G. MILLER. Class of ' 97 to Class of ' 99. January i8th, 1896. SAMUEL RIDDLE, MARSHALL P. SULLIVAN, LYDIA P. WILLIAMS, MARY S. ASH, ROBERT E. MANLEY, ELLWOOD C. PARRY, THOMAS CAHALL, CLARA B. HALDEMAN, LAURA 0. MILLER, GRACE A. BROSIUS. College Reception. March 7th, li PERCIVAL PARRISH, ' 96, VIOLET T. HAINES, ' 96, EDWIN D. HUBBARD, ' 9£ MABEL G. MILLER, ' 98, CLARENCE B. HOADLEY, ' 97, LYDIA P. WILLIAMS, ' 97, GEORGE B. STEVENS, ' 99, MABEL C. GILLESPIE, ' 99. 75 Manager: — Channing Way, ' 97, Leader : — CLARENCE B. HOADLEY, ' 97. MANDOLINS. Harrie H. Fouse, ' 96, Alfred Kappeler, ' 98, Clarence B. Hoadley, ' 97, Channing Way, ' 97. GUITARS. Leopold W. Bierwirth, ' 96, William I. Battin, ' 96, Philip S. Knauer, ' 96. VIOLIN. Walter C. De Garmo, ' 97. 76 Manager .-—CHA mNG Way, ' 97, Leader : -Fhiliv S. Knauer, ' 96. is( Tenors. Charles Chandler, ' 96, Harrie H. Fouse, ' 96, Alfred Kappeler, ' 98. 2d Tenors. Charles G. Hodge, ' 96, Leopold W. Biervvirth, ' 96, Lyman B. Hollingshead, ' 98 isi Bass. Philip S. Knauer, 96, William I. Battin, 96, Walter C. De Garmo, ' 97. 2d Bass. Clarence B. Hoadley, ' 97, Norman R. Seidle, ' 98. 79 Girls ' Glee Club. Leader : — Helen S. Marshall. Altos : Hallie H. Haines, ' 96, Mgr., Frances Darlington, ' 96, Emily Carter, ' 98, Eleanor Cass, ' 98, Mary Seaman, ' 98, Edna Nichol, ' 98, Mabel Gillespie, ' 99. Sopranos : Helen S. Marshall, ' 99, Lucretia Blankenburg, ' 99, Mabel G. Miller, ' 98, Eva T. Rengier, ' 98, VioLETTE T. Haines, ' 96, Eva Foster, ' 98, Edna Pownall, ' 99, Carolien Chambers, ' 96, Henrietta F. Wanzer, ' 96, A. Virginia Gillespie, ' 98, Mellie E. Bishop, ' 96, Lillian J. McDowell, ' 99. Girls ' Mandolin Club. Leader: — Hallie H. Haines. MANDOLINS. Mabel C. Gillespie, ' 99, Eva T. Rengier, ' 98, Hallie H. Haines, ' 96, Mary J. Williams, ' 98, Mabel G. Miller, ' 98, Mabel W. Wills, ' 99. GUITARS. A. Virginia Gillespie, ' 98, Edith Lamb, ' 98, Susanna M. Garrett, i?x- ' 95. 80 erf bJD Qi cq 5 H O Cb; Li i The Phoenix. Published bi-weekly during the College year by the students of Swarthmore College. STAFF OF VOLUME XV. Editor-in- Chief, Howard Cooper Johnson, ' 96. Associate Editors, Lauretta Thomas Smedley, ' 96, J. Chauncey Shortlidge, ' 96. William John Morrison, ' 96, Laura Cecilia Miller, ' 97, Guy Thomas Viskniskki, ' 98, Mary Janney Williams, ' 98, Robert Pyle, ' 97. Business Manager, ' Assistant Business Manager, Percival Parrish, ' 96. Channing Way, ' 97. Alumni Editor, J. Russell Hayes, ' 88. 83 Pennsylvania I nter= Collegiate Oratorical Union. OFFICERS. President, J. M. Yetter, Muhlenburg. Vice-President, E. D. Trexler, Lafayette. Secretary, Ross N. Hood, Lehigh. Treastirer, F. G. Blair, Swarthmore. Executive Committee : The President and the Secretary, Ex- Officio. W. J. Morrison, Swarthmore. H. D. S ' himer, Gettysburg. S. H. Stein, Franklin and Marshall. COLLEGES OF THE UNION. Gettysburg, Franklin and Marshall, Muhlenburg, Lehigh, Swarthmore, Lafayette, Ursinus. THIRD ANNUAL MEETING. Fulton Opera House, Lancaster, Pa., April 26th, 1895. Emma S. Hutchinson, Swarthmore, . . . . " The Modern Order of the Round Table. " William A. Kumps, Gettysburg, " Defeated Victors. " Edward H. Kistler, Muhlenburg, " The Angel Israfel, Whose Heartstrings are a Lute. " T. Levan Bichel, Franklin and Marshall, " Napoleon. " M. W. Kratz, Lafayette, " The Horoscope of the Ages. " First place awarded to Franklin and Marshall, second to Swarthmore, third to Lafayette. Fourth Annual Meeting, College Hall, Swarthmore, Pa., March 20th, 1896. RECORD. 1893. Lafayette, 1st place; Lehigh, 2d place. 1894. Lafayette, 1st place ; Franklin and Marshall, 2d place ; Swarthmore, 3d place. 1895. Franklin and Marshall, ist place; Swarthmore, 2d place; Lehigh, 3d place. 85 Our Training. OR a number of years since the arrival of our faithful trainer, Dr. Shell, Swarthmore has, for a college of such small numbers, held an enviable position in athletics. The young man who is fortunate enough to come under the able guidance of our trainer has a perfect cycle of oppor- tunities for developing himself into a strong and healthy man. Starting with the long, hazy autumn afternoons as they gradually shorten into the cold, snappy weather of November, the time is occupied with foot-ball and its necessary training. Following this is a month of rest, which is enjoyed and appreciated by all. Then comes the work in the gymnasium, intermingled with fine skating on old " Crum. " Everything is utilized, as is shown by the hocky games between the classes, causing class enthusiasm and creating a healthy rivalry in our college world, beside affording the valuable training for mind and limb. Then follows a more recent feature in our training system, the game of Lacrosse. During the afternoon our front campus presents an unusually lively appearance, as we see from the college windows flitting hither and thither the gay garnet sweaters of the contestants. Later in the year, when the cold and disagreeable winds of March give place to the long, lazy spring days, our athlete with his spiked shoes and running costume is seen daily on the track, getting ready for the few final contests which are to try his nerve and muscle to their fullest extent. After repeated trials a number who have by hard, conscientious work developed their latent powers are chosen to represent their college in the State sports in competition with the other colleges of Pennsylvania. For the last three years this little chosen band has returned with a vic- tory to reward it for its efl ' orts. And as loyal supporters of the garnet we all hope, nay, fully expect as much again this year. With these sports ends our training for the year, and we go back to our homes only to return the next fall for another round of such healthful, vigorous life as is experienced at no time except in college days. 86 g Ci d p o a ' 2 g o K :3 o z O n n o M H • H Pi a w 2 s ° o 1 Pi n) CA c; O z 153 M ! Q I-) O w w u Swarthmore College Athletic Association, OFFICERS. Charles G. Hodge, President. Channing Way, Vice-President. Frederic L. Thomas, Secretary. Sylvester S. Garrett, Treasurer. Percival Parrish, Foot-ball Manager. E. Harper Firth, Track Manager. Thomas Cahall, Base-ball Manager. Clarence B. Hoadley, Tennis Manager. S. C. A. A. ALUMNI ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Morris L. Clothier, ' 90, Chairman, James E. Verree, ' 83, William J. Hall, ' 78, E. Lawrence Fell, ' 88, Dr. Walter Roberts, ' 90. DELEGATES TO THE I. C. A. A. A. OF A. E. Harper Firth, ' 96, Charles G. Hodge, ' 96. DELEGATES TO PA. I. C. A. A. E. Harper Firth, ' 96, T. Russel Gleim, ' 96. 89 Records. EVENTS. I. C. A. A. A. OF A. I. G. A. A. DF PENNA. TIME OR DIS. time or DIS. loo Yards Dash, . . . L. H. Gary, P., . IDS. S. G. Palmer, s. . . loj s. 220 Yards Dash, . L. H. Gary, P., .2lf S. H. G. Vernon, s. • • 23! s. 440 Yards Dash, . G. B. Shattock, A., . 49 s. J. D. Glark, T,. , . . 52J s. Half-Mile Run, . . W. S. DOHM, P., . I m. 57is. E. M. Ghurch, U. P. . . 2 m. 3I s. Mile Run, .... G. W. Orton, U P., . 4 m. 23! s. J. M. West, U. P. . . 4 m. 38 s. Two-Mile Bicycle, R. E. Manley, S., . s m. 7§ s. F. W. Sims, S. . . 5 m. 3i|s. 120 Yards Hurdle, H. L. Williams, Y., .i5|s. D. B. Rushmore, s. • . 17 s. Pole Vault, . . . r C. T. BucHOLZ, U JW. W. HOYT, ••jiift. 2jin. W. W. Gurtiss. s. . . 10 ft. 4 in. High Jump, . . . G. R. Fearing, H., . 6 ft. in. W. B. Page, U. P. . . 6 ft. ij in. Broad Jump, . . . V. Mapes, G., . 22 ft. iij in. W. Roberts, s. . . 20 ft. 2 in. 16-Pound Shot, . . W. 0. HiCKOK, Y., . 42 ft. iij in. G. H. Detwiler, T,. . . 37 ft. 5 in. 16-Pound Hammer, W. 0. HiCKOK, Y., . 135 ft. 7i in. B. L. Glark, S. . . 116 ft. 7 5 in. Mile Walk, .... F. A. BORCHERLING P., . 6 m. =;2t in. T. E. Greer, U P. , . . 7 m. 22 s. 220 Yards Hurdle, J. L. Bremer, H.,.24|s. S. G. Palmer, s. . . 27 s. EVENTS. SWARTHMORE GOLLEGE. SWARTHMORE FRESHMEN. time or DIS. TIME OR DIS. 100 Yards Dash, . . . S. G. Palmer, QS, . loj s. W. Matteson, loi S. 220 Yards Dash, . K. W. Hughes, 94, • 23I s. S. C. Palmer, . 235 s. 440 Yards Dash, . f S. Kemple, 1 A. G. Pancoast, l;}-53s. M. P. Sullivan, 57 s. Half-Mile Run, . W. Glothier, OS. . 2 m. 8 s. R. B. Marshall, 2 m. i2| in. Mile Run, .... H. B. Forman, 80, . 4 m. 39 s. J. W. Jefferis, . 5 m. 4 s. Two-Mile Bicycle, R. E. Manley, OS, . 5 m. 7a s. F. W. Sims, . . . 5 m. 39 s. 120 Yards Hurdle, D. B. Rushmore, 04. . 16 s. W. W. Gurtiss, 19 s. Pole Vault, . . . H. CONROW, Q4. . 10 ft. 6J in. W. W. Gurtiss, 10 ft. J in. High Jump, . . . I. D. Webster, 80, . 5 ft. iii: in. F. L. Thomas, . 5 ft- 32 in. Broad Jump, . . . H. GONROW, 04. . 21 ft. I in. G. S. S WAYNE, . 20 ft. 16-Pound Shot, . . G. H. Brooke, Q . . 37 ft. li in. B. L. Clark, . . 30 ft. I in. 16-Pound Hammer, B. L. Clark, QS, . 114 ft. 8 in. B. L. Clark, . . 91ft. Mile Walk R. G. Manning, 0 . . 7 m. 34I in. P. Parrish, . . 8 m. s s. 220 Yards Hurdle, S. C. Palmer, 95, . 27 s. S. C. Palmer, . 29J s. POINTS FOR STATE CUP. Inter= Collegiate Athletic Association of Pennsylvania College First. Second. Third. Total. Admitted. Resigned. Swarthmore, g 9 5 68 1886 University of Pennsylvania, o o o o 1886 1893 Lafayette, 4 i 1 23 1886 Lehigh, o o o o 1886 Pennsylvania State College, i 4 8 21 1892 Western University of Pennsylvania, . . . . o o o o 1893 Dickinson, o o o o 1886 Gettysburg, o o o o 1893 Franklin-Marshall, o o o o 1886 1890 Haverford, o o o o 1889 1893 Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association of Pennsylvania Championship Cup to be competed for 15 years. Won by University of Pennsylvania in 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1892. Won by Swarthmore in 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895. 90 I nter= Collegiate Athletic Association of Pennsylvania Tenth Annual Field Meeting, May i8th, 1895, State College, Pa. 100 Yards. Half-Mile Run. I. Palmer, ■2. Matteson, 3. Barclay, S., . . . Time S. L. , 10 s. 1. Clark, 2. Clothier, 3. Kaiser, L., . Time, 2 m. loj s. S. P. S. c. 120 Yards Hurdle. 220 Yards Dash. 1. Brooke, 2. Scott, 3. Harder, S., . . . Time S. P. S. c. 181X s. 1. Barclay, 2. Palmer, 3. Sullivan, L., . . . S. s. Time, 245 s. 1. Manley, -2. Ewing, 3. Sprecher, Two=Mile Bicycle. S., . . Time, 5 P. S. C. P. S. C. 440 Yards. m. 48 s. 1. Clark, 2. Reinhart, 3. Fisher, i6=Pound Hammer. S., . . . L. P. S. C. Pole Vault. DISTANCE . 114 ft. I in. 1. Clark, 2. Hodge, 3. Gleim, L Time, S. s. Mile Run. 52% s. 1. Curtiss, 2. Brooke, 3. Thompson, S.,. . . S. P. s. c. High Jump. . 30 ft. 4% in. 1. I. Clothier, S., . Time, 5 m 2. Kaiser, P. S. C. 3. W. Clothier, S. 19KS. 1. Harder, 2. Thomas, 3. Curtiss, P. S.C, . . . S. s. . 5 ft. 7 in- Mile Walk. Broad Jump. 1. Parrish, 2. Price, 3. Brown, S., . Time, 8 m. P. S. C. S. 220 Yards Hurdle. 2 5. 1. Palmer, 2. Thomas, 3. Cummins, S,, . . . S. P. s. c. i6°Pound Shot. . ... 19 ft. 1. Palmer, 2. Scott, 3. Conrad, S., . . . Time, S. P. s. c. 22} S. 1. Reinhart, 2. Fisher, 3. Rawn, L., . . . P. S.C. P.S. C. . . 35 ft. 5 in- 91 5warthmore College Athletic Association, Whittierfield, May nth, 1895. EVENT. 100 Yards Dash, 120 Yards Hurdle, Two-Mile Bicycle, One-Mile Run, 220- Yards Hurdle, One-Mile Walk, 220-Yards Dash, 440 Yards Run, Half-Mile Run, Throwing l6-lb. Hammer, Pole Vault, High Jump, Broad Jump, Putting l6-lb. Shot, WINNER. 1 S. C. Palmer, ' 95, 2 W. Matteson, ' 97, 1 A. E. Pfahler, ' 95, 2 W. S. Brooke, ' 97, 1 R. E. Manley, ' 97, 2 W. S. Barker, ' 95, I I. H. Clothier, ' 96, H. E. Bean, ' 95, jH. IH. College record broken. Z. Wilson, ' 96, 1 S. C. Palmer, ' 95, 2 A. H. Scott, ' 95, 1 P. Parrish, ' 96, 2 C. I. Leiper, ' 95, 1 M. P. Sullivan, ' 97, 2 L. B. Hollingshead, ' 1 T. R. Gleim, ' 96, 2 C. G. Hodge, ' 96, 1 W. Clothier, ' 95, 2 R. B. Marshall, ' 97, 1 B. L. Clark, ' 96, 2 H. H. Fouse, ' 96, 1 W. W. CURTISS, ' 98, 2 W. S. Brooke, ' 97, 1 F. L. Thomas, ' 98, 2 W. W. CURTlSS, ' 98, 1 S. C. Palmer, ' 95, 2 W. S. Brooke, ' 97, 1 B. L. Clark, ' 96, 2 C. G. Hodge, ' 96, 92 TIME OR distance: 10 sec. i8j4f sec. 5 min. 29 sec. 5 min. 21 sec. 27 sec 7 min. 41 sec. 25 sec. 55 3-5 sec. 2 min. 8 sec. 114 ft. 8 in. 10 ft. 5 in. 5 ft. y 2 in. 20 ft. 1 1 in. 32 ft. 7 in. Inter=Class Base=Ball for Childs ' Cup. Championship Won by Class ' 97. ' 96. R. Firth, S.S., r. f., i Parrish, i b., 2 AVilson, 1. f., I Hodge, p., I Knauer, 2db., i Clark, c. f., 2 Ferrier, 3d b., i Beistle, s. s., 2d b., o Johnson, r. f., . . . . . . o ■Cox, s. s., c, o Season ' 95. 97- 9 10 IS Brooke, c, i Way, s. s., 2 Hall, 2d b., 4 Sullivan, p., 3 Cahall, lb., i Riddle, c.f., I Essig, 3d b., o Noxon, 1. f., I Manley, r. f., o 13 95- K. White, c, I Clothier, 2d b., o Barker, s. s., 3d b., . . . . i Bean, p., i Leiper, c.f., o Lafore, c. f., i Moore, i b., o Kent, o SCORE BY INNINGS. ' 97- R. Brooke, c, 2 Way, s. s., I Cahall, lb., i Sullivan, p., i Essig, 3 b., o Hall,-2b., o Riddle, c. f., o Rockwell, 1. f., o Brady, i 7 18 II SCORE BY INNINGS. 95. 97. ' 98. R. Curtiss, 3 b., 2 J. Way, c, 2 Brown, i b., i Thomas, p., i Little, 1. f., o F. Wilson, 2 b o Saulsbury, s. s., o Verlenden, c. f., o Fisher, r. f., o 0211 4 4 X = 6 ' 97- R. . 3 H. 3 I 3 2 I I I 0. 6 8 2 I I A. 2 3 2 I E. C.Way, s. s., , . . 2 r, Cahall, lb.,... Hall. 2b...... . 2 . I 3 Riddle, c.f., . . Brady, 1. f., . . . . . Rockwell, r. f., . . . 2 2 12 12 18 8 8 4000== 6 4 5 2 X = 12 97, o ' 95 and ' 96 both forfeited to ' 98, leaving the championship game between ' 98 and ' 97. 92 Foot=Ball. University of Pennsylvania, . . . 40, Swarthmore, o Delaware College, o, Ursinus, 4, College City of Baltimore, . . . , o, Rutgers, 26, Delaware College, 12, Gettysburg, o, Johns Hopkins, I4, St. John ' s, 22, Pennsylvania Military College, . .12, Haverford, 24, Franklin-Marshall, 46, 94 14 20 20 12 31 10 28 22 16 o o FOOT-BALL SYNOPSIS OF ALL SEASONS SINCE 1888. Number Number Year. Games Games " ' iDC:!2 ' tt cV™ JT ' ' D ' „r„V c il= ' ' Swarthmore z ' j. Haverford. SWARTHMORE. OPPONENTS. Points Scored. Points Scored. Played. Won. 1888 50 14 130 O 6 1889 62 46 72 4 10 1890 7 4 122 88 30 14 1891 II 9 300 94 62 o 1892 10 8 162 93 22 6 1893 9 7 218 70 50 o 1894 10 5 230 202 32 o 1895 12 7 173 200 o 24 I game tied in ' 93 and i in ' 95. Tennis Tournament, ' 95. May 27th — June ist. DOUBLES. Hodge and Johnson beat Firth and Way, 1-6, 6-2, 6-0 Hodge and Johnson beat Hall and Cahall, 6- , 4-6, 6-3 Firth and Way beat Hall and Cahall, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Winners: Hodge, ' 96, and Johnson, ' 96. 2d Place, Firth, ' 96, and Way, ' 97. SINGLES. Firth beat Hodge, 6-1,3-6,6-4 -v Way beat Stratton, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 I First Round. Johnson beat Parrish, 6-8, 6-3, 6-3 J Way beat Firth, 8-6, 6-3 -. Ti- Ui-TT- T, ii . ii . y Semi-Finals. Johnson beat I ' lrth, 0-4, 6-4 J Way beat Johnson, 7-5,6-4 — Finals. Winner : Way, ' 97. 2d Place, Johnson, ' 96. 3d Place, Firth, ' 96. 95 Swarthmore College Camera Club. The third annual Lantern Slide Exhibition will be held in College Hall, May 8th, 1896. OFFICERS. President : Henry V. Gummere, A. M., ist Term. Prof. G. A. Hoadley, 2d Term. Vice-President and Censor : Secretary and Treasurer : William B. Chapin, ist Term. Herbert L. Noxon, ist Term. Wm. J. Morrison, 2d Term. Sylvester S. Garrett, 2d Term. MEMBERS. Prof. George A. Hoadley, C. E., Henry V. Gummere, A. M. ' 96. Sylvester S. Garrett, Wm. B. Chapin, Wm. J. Morrison, Harrie H. Fouse, ' 97. Herbert L. Noxon, Walter C. De Garmo. ' 99. Ernest A. Gill. 96 if- Sublime Prince of the Terrible Secret : W. B. Chapin, ' 96. Subordinate Prince of the Terrible Secret : Walker Matteson, ' 97. Sovereign Lord Inspector General of the Finance and Culinary Department : Harrie H. Fouse, ' 96. PRINCES. Prince of the Fiery Serpent : George B. Ferrier, ' 96. Prince of the Tabernacle : Charles Chandler, ' 96. EXPIRED PRINCES. Edward W. Hart, ' 93, Samuel Johns, ' 96, Kent W. Hughes, ' 94, Charles E. Fooks, ' 96, Louis Garesche, ' 96, Frederick B. Thomas, ' 96, Bouic L. Clarke, ' 96, S. Warren Hall, ' 97, William H. Brady, ' 97. 97 Founded September 22d, 18S9. Yell:— " . T. E., C. S., C. gy—Pies. " Colors : — Silver Gray and Navy Blue. First G. B. T. .-—Marshall P. Sullivan. Second G. B. T. : — Samufx Riddle. First B. T. : — Channing Way. Second B. T. .-—WALTER C. De Garmo. Marshall P. Sullivan, Channing Way, Herbert L. Noxon, MEMBERS. Clarence B. Hoadley, Thomas Cahall, Elwood C. Parry, Samuel Riddle. 98 Robert Pyle, Robert E. Manley, Walter C. De Garmo, OFFICERS. 6 " . K., Abbert T. Verlenden, ' c K. of P., Charles T. Brown, ' 9 M. F., Guy T. Viskniskki, ' 98. Colors : — Nile Green and Salmon. Motto : — " Live to Eat. " MEMBERS. Honorary, ' 96. Leopold W. Bierwirth, E. Harper Firth, Isaac H. Clothier, Jr., Charles G. Hodge, George S. Essig, Howard Cooper Johnson, William I. Battin, Percival Parrish. Active, ' 98. Charles T. Brown, Albert T. Verlenden, J. Heulings Coles, Guy T. Viskniskki, William W. Curtiss, 99 Frederic F. Wilson. T. H. D. ' Our various cares in one great point combine The business of our lives, that is— to dine. " OFFICERS. G. B. D., Louis S. Walton. L. D., George B Stevens. R. D., Charles H. White. M. D., Walter H. Lippincott. ' Dire was the clang of plates, of knife and fork, That merc ' less fell like tomahawks to work. " ACTIVE MEMBERS. Louis S. Walton, George B. Stevens, Charles H. White, Walter H. Lippincott, Arthur C. Smedley, Bird T. Baldwin, Abraham U. Whits6n, Everett F. Willetts. Highest Knight of the Hat and Frock — Ike. Supreme Authority on the Rainbow Tie — Bob. MEMBERS. Ike, Fatty, Dutch, Broomy, Depew, Bob, Johnnie Hayman, WESTERN DELEGATION. 1 ATTIN, 1— LAIR, 1 arber. MINISTER TO CANADA. Sir Schooley. lOI Rus. prolooue. e friends wl o now these pa es soaq nd a ly wander throu li our " ooli, l e he -qon not to view our plan Too harsfil , but with Iiindness looJ . nd as gou turn the pa es o ' er, J nd through our fancies jourqeg on, Thinlf liindlg of our loved pwarthmore jffnd Jlinetg. even ' s HALCYON. I02 Calendar. April io. 96 ' s feeble attempt in the literary field was revealed to the anxious public. 12. Lunched as usual. ' ' ■ who rises from a feast With that keen appetite that he sits down ? " May 3. Concert by Mandolin and Glee Clubs. " If music be the food of love, play on. " 4. Sophomore-Freshman sports, ' 97 victorious. " Hail to the chief who in triumph advances. " II. Spring Sports. 18. Inter-collegiate Sports at State College. " Thus far our fortune keeps an upward course, And we are graced with wreaths of victory. " June i. " In spring a young man ' s fancies lightly turn to thoughts of love. " 2. Lost — a small heart. Finder please return to Room — , west wing. 8. Exams close. " Thereby hangs a tale. " 10. Final Meeting of the ' 97 Class Supper Committee. " Merry is the feast-making until it comes to the reckoning. " Class Day. ' 96 — " As the fool thinks, So the bell clinks. " The day of the long-looked-for lawn party. 104 June September 17- 26. October I. 4- 19. November I December 12 18 19 January 6 19. 27. 28. February i. 4- 5- March 7. 20. Commencement. Alumni Supper. " Farewell ! a word that must be and hath been A sound which makes us linger; — yet — Farewell. Troops of Freshmen. The wheel begins to turn. " B.z. " springs his first Freshman joke. Jack Wells ' s hair is growing. Professor Price makes a pun. Two pianos presented to the college. " As welcome as the flowers in May. " Jack Wells ' s hair is still growing. Skating. " O joy ! O bliss ! O rapture divine ! " Turkey dinner. Senior Shakespeare Evening. Holidays commence. Students return. Jack Wells has his hair cut. " All is well that ends well. " Junior reception to the Freshmen. " He laughs best who laughs last. " Wilson, Brown, Viskniskki, return from their flying trip to Media. Exams are monarchs of all (they survey). Mrs. Bond goes away from college for a day. Articles on conscience are due on her return. End of ist Semester. ' 96 give ' 98 a reception — Nit. Ed. Hubbard pays a visit to his biology class. Mrs. Bond paid a formal call on the Halcy on staff in the Phcenix room, 11 p. m. College Reception. 1. C. O. Contest. 105 The Faculty on Wheels. The Faculty had fixed a day, When they were feehng rather gay, To choose a plan that would reveal Who was the champion of the wheel. So Whittierfield was made the place To have a two-mile cycle race ; The track was cleared of every weed For Profs, to make their greatest speed. Now there were six, good men and great, Who ' d fed a week on Supe ' s beefsteak, Until they thought they were in form To conquer hurricane or storm. They now were fixing for the fray, And to the pole hugged Dr. Day, While next to him with eyes cast down Was our own Prex of great renown. Our Physics Prof., the next in line. Was booked in this great race to shine. But when appeared one. Dr. Hull, His chances then seemed very dull. Next Dr. lones with beaming smile Looked incomplete without his tile, And last, that Prof who still will pun Was ready, and the race begun. They ' re off, and strained is every nerve. As in a bunch they round the curve. And now when Hoadley sets the pace The grand stand cheers him for his grace. The lead could not continue his. For Prexy soon did by him whizz. Although he did seem pocketed, Yet that was nought to such a head. The leaders now had reached a mile, But far behind Doc. Jones did smile As Hull and Day did take a sprawl, That quickly caused their hopes to fall. Picked up they were, and thrown aside To watch the others past them ride. But soon great horror met their sight — Professor Price the earth did smite. Now three alone were left to ride, And Prex and Hoadley, side by side, Were quite surprised to plainly hear The name of Jones in every cheer. " He can ' t be on us, " Prexy said. Approving, Hoadley moved his head. But Tones then briskly took a brace And gently smiling, won the race. io6 A Modern Pilgrim ' s Progress. TRANSITION. VOLUME, musty, worn, and old, I found— a volume large and gray, and bound " In Friendship ' s Name " — a volume filled with little souvenirs of days long past, of half- forgotten joys, of hopes and fears and loves that lived but for a day. But with the volume came a flood of tears, sweet memories crowded out the cares of life ; the volume closed, I fell asleep, and dreamed. And in my dream I saw a man, as he would say, a youth ; sweet Charity would say, in truth, a boy. As a madman he stood, and read in a mighty voice from a book which he grasped tightly in his hand. Now, this book wore a cover of garnet, and in the world ' twas known as the Halcyon. In it he read, and over it he pondered, and ever and anon he cried, " Whither away! whither to the glorious City of Degrees, to which this book pointeth ! " In this plight, therefore, he went home and broke his mind to his kin and to his friends, and thus he began to talk: " Oh ! my dear friends, and you the dwellers in my house, I am undone by reason of a conflict that dwells in my conscience and also in my thoughts ; no longer can I stay with you here, for unless some means of escape be found ruin and destruc- tion await all who dwell in this Region of Preps. " But they would not listen to him, and thought some frenzy distemper had got into his head. Now, one day, as he was reading in his book and sighing huge sighs, as was his wont, I looked and saw a man called Alumnus come toward him and ask, " What dost thou read? " He answered, " Sir, I read in this book of a glorious City of Degrees, and I would I were there, but I know not the way, and the thought of this thing makes me to cry. " Then did Alumnus give him a pamphlet bearing a seal and these words, Swarthmore College Catalogue. The man therefore read it and looking at Alumnus said, " Whither, must I fly? " Then said Alumnus (pointing with his finger), 107 " Dost thou see yonder granite door? " The man said, " No. " Then said the other, " Dost thou see yonder scrub-oak trees? " He said, " 1 think I do. " Then said Alumnus, " Keep those oaks in thy eye, and go up directly thereto, then shalt thou see the door, at which, when thou knockest, it shall be told thee what thou shalt do. " So I saw, in my dream, that the man jumped on his wheel and began to ride. The door swung open and into the presence of the J efs Regular was led by our Friend Hospitality, with whom he carried on much converse, and by whom he was led to the parlor of the Judge : here was Regular gently reminded of things necessary for his journey. Now I saw that the highway by which Regular had to go was fenced in on either side by restrictions, called Protection. Up this way, therefore, did burdened Regular ride, but not without much difficulty, because of the weighty condition that was on his mind. But not far did he ride when he reached a place called Room F, and full of the untold horrors, known as Examinations, through which Regular rode manfully, and at the other side met three dignitaries. The first gave him some marks, his burden fell and was lost. The second spoke to him of his duty and responsibility and left him to the third, who led him to a small office, supplied him with pencils, tablets, books, pens, ink, paper, etc., etc., and left him at the foot of an almost impassable mountain, the Freshman year. VERDANT AND GAY. At the foot of this mountain I saw Regular stop and look up. All he could see was a narrow path, rugged, rocky, and thorny, with, here and there, at great distances, tiny patches of green with a spring and a few trees, and at the end of each week ' s journey could be seen rows of hard benches where silent refreshment was served, unasked-for. Surely the path was not beautiful. Still, with many, many others. Regular started to seek what was beyond his view. On and on they rode, until the rugged path led into a beautiful valley. There they forgot their journey and danced and skated and played for a fortnight, then passed out of the valley into the thorny path, but many io8 there were who grew discontented with the path and went back, to seek forever, vaivlv — a valley of holiday fun. More and more rocky grew the way. A huge barrier, covered with burning pitch, intercepted the pathway ; some rode over it, some slipped under it, a few worked through it, and many stuck fast in the pitch. Poor Regular, torn, bruised, bleeding, but determined still, craw ed through with his wheel and stood half-way up the mountain. Here he stayed to mend his wheel, his mind, and his body. And then in my dream I saw him start again ; with new heart, new hopes, new life, he rode gayly up to the door of a beautiful palace. There was no need to knock, the door opened and into a new world Regular was ushered. From room to room he wandered — now stopping to hear a great man talk; now serving him with tea; now hanging banners in that room, and arranging chairs and palms in this ; monkeying with the Ferris wheel here, pointing " beyond the horizon there. " From beauty to beauty he went till I saw him halt on the threshold of a dark, damp chamber, and turn to go out ; but it was of no use, he was painfully reminded of the presence of gum. Darkness was everywhere, he could see nothing and feel only squares and angles and circles; shafts and blocks and polyhedrons; lines and points and cylinders; centres, plusses, and ZZ " ' s. For hours and hours I watched poor Regular. Helpless, he crouched and listened to the groans of his companions, perhaps he would be there now had not one Gumption again led him to the light ; and forever Regular left the hideous nightmare in the darkness, to worship, at his favorite shrine, the ' ■Idylls of the King. " STATELY AND GRAND. Now I saw Regular follow the way and find himself a stately courtier in the Court of Letters. The domains of the Court of Letters extend beyond the seas, beyond the hills, beyond the stars. Everywhere its courtiers may see the records of its immortals, may trace the glorious pic- tures of Milton, may catch a glimpse of Dante ' s Divine Vision. Now I saw Regular and his companions search for a place to leave their records. Some sought the stage, and with mighty voices and appalling gestures 109 turned their contemporaries white with wonder and alarm. Some sent forth The Phcenix ' N ' i messages to mankind, high-sounding messages of what is what was, and what is yet to be. Others whetted their wit in the Hal- cyon days of spring, and still others tried to kick their records in the sod. All worked with such ardor, however, that their bodies grew weary and worn, and I saw them smile as they prepared themselves with slumber, refreshment, and black robes to complete the journey to the City of Degrees. And I saw Regular ride with his companions on board a balloon that was to carry them higher, higher, higher, even unto their haven. But as- they entered the balloon, I heard one say, " He that falters when but half-way up shall fall back even to the beginning. " But they started on their journey, and from the greatest even to the least of them acted like kings and queens and dukes ; fools and clowns and jesters ; ariels and ghosts and apparitions ; Jews, maids, and unavenging sons. This they did with such persistence that the balloon was turned into a modern Tower of Babel, and glad was each one when the acting was o ' er. Then I saw Regular surrounded with huge folios of uncertain age, and without them he was never seen. Now, after the journey was half made and the few that faltered fell back, Regular and his companions began to write. They wrote and wrote and grew weary of writing, and they made massive volumes to present at the City of Degrees. But the time was approaching for them to leave the balloon, and much danger was there in alighting. Huge bags of lead were tied about their necks, and the burden was so great they could not move, but pulled and jerked and labored with the ropes that bound the bags to their necks. Thus did they labor for five days and five nights, when the ropes broke and the bags fell. Then, with much ceremonious discourse, with laugh- ing and singing and great joy, Regular and his companions were her- alded into the City of Degrees. But while they stood there, abashed by the awful presence of Choice and Possibility, the large gray volume fell with a crash. I awoke, and knew that I had dreamed ; yet half I dreamed was true. no Class of Ninety=seven, M. S. A. — Ministers Sound Advice. S. B. — Saintly Being. F. D. B. — Forever Double Bending. M. E. B. —Mighty Easily Bluffed. R. G. B. — Royal, Good Bachelor. F. G, B. — Fosters Good Beliefs. G. A. B. —Good As Big. T. C. — Tolerably Clever. A. V. C. — Always Very Cute. D. R. C. — Draws Right Cleverly. J. W. D. — Judges Women Disngardlessly , W. C. De G.— Will Court De Girls. I. K. E. — Imbibes Knowledge Earnestly, J. D. E. — Just Devours Eatables. G. G. — Great Goodness I C. B. H. — Come Boys, Hurry. M. H. — Man Hater. C. B. H. — Come, Buy ' ■Halcyons r ' ' J. W. J. — Jammed With Jabbering. E. H. J. — Exercises Her Judgrjient. N. L. — Never Laughs. R. E. M. — Rides Ever More. W. M. — Worldly Minister. L. C. M. — Largest College Muncher. H. L. N. — Has Large Notions. E. C. P. — Ever Coining Phrases. R. P. — Rising Parson. S. R. — Sometimes Rattled. M. S. —Most Sedate. M. P. S. — Moorestown ' s Prize Sprinter. C. W. —Curly Wig. H. J. W. —Hasn ' t Jesting Ways. L. P. W. —Liked Pretty Well. " 5 Gentle Tips. FROM THE EDITOR S FILE. Mr. Editor — Dear Sir — For pardon ' s sake don ' t make known to the curious public the way that your friend and I sat down by the creek and waited for the ice to freeze. — E. L. ' 98. Clara — Won ' t you promise me not to say anything about P. P. ' 96 and myself. I ' ll be furious if you connect our names in any way. — E. P. ' 99. Editor of the ' 97 Halcyon — Dear Sir — Will you kindly see that I am not ignored in your personal department, as my friends might think I was not very popular. — J. J. ' 97. Dear Cousin — Tell M, I am trying my best to persuade the boys not to mention in The Halcyon, the midnight feasts which I so enjoy bringing her — from the restaurant and Media. — W-lt-r. Mr. Pyle — Editor of the Halcyon Staff- — We humbly beg of you and your assistants not to publish any insinuating remarks on the timid, blushing maidens who entered college this year. — L. Bl-nk-nb-rg and M. Wh-ts-n. R. P. — Will you kindly refrain from making any mention of the price of first-class ice-cream, as it brings back to us mingled feelings of joy and regret. — Brave ' 98 ' s. 116 Sanctified through Suffering; Or, How Shakespeare Passed through Purgatory. EDITED BY A SWARTHMORE WIZARD. (Shakespeare zs compelled to witness the Class of ' ' g6 making pathetic efforts to present his plays?) Scene : — Circle of Pride, Purgatory. (Sounds of weeping, wailing, and awful groaiis. Enter Shakespeare, clothed in sackcloth, and heaping ashes on his head?) King John. Shakespeare. — Ye gods ! how they do mouth it ! I would as ' lief the town-criers had spoke my lines ! How they tear their passion to tatters, to very rags. And split the ears of the groundlings ! An inexplicable dumb show and noise ! The Tempest. How canst thou fly and swim. And dive into the fire, Or ride upon a breeze or curled cloud ? Beware ! lest thou should ' st fall. And sink into the sea, — An Icarus, with billows for thy shroud. Step lightly, more sprightly. My Ariel. Don ' t rock me, don ' t jar me. In this deep dell. Speak softly, speak sweetly, My Ariel ; For spirits are spirits. My Ariel. 117 Hamlet. Speak ! speak ! thou fearful guest ! Who with thy hollow breast, Still in musquito-netting dressed, Cometh to haunt me. Art thou Hamlet of yore, Or some pestiferous bore — Senior of old Swarthmore — Coming to taunt me ? Poor ghost ! Taming of the Shrew. Whence come those shrieks, so wild and clear, That thrill my soul with mortal fear ? ' Tis such a storm that my poor ears Can scarcely stand the din ! (Shakespeare falls heavily to the ground, digs his nails into the earth, bites the dust, and then slowly rising from his paroxysm of grief and despair, tears his sackcloth, and pours more ashes on his head. ' ) O all ye hosts of heaven ! O earth ! What else? Have not the agonies of these long hours Forever burnt and purged away my sins? Not if I had a thousand lives. And each a thousand years. And on each day I were compelled To eat fried Bacon for each meal. Would I compose another line. Alas ! thus, O thus are the mighty fallen ! Farewell, a long farewell, to all my greatness ! ( The mountain of Purgatoty trembles on its foundations, and a voice is heard from above .•) " Thou hast suffered enough. Come up higher ! " Exit Shakespeare.] ii8 Caught with a Kodak on the Ice. The mile skating with the mile stone: — H and E. G. The valiant efforts of Dr. Hull to assist Prof. Furman to maintain her equilibrium. [Soliloquy overheard from the lips of a dejected maiden, who was ruefully eying the hockey game :] Where, oh, where has my little man gone, Where, oh, where can he be. With his stick in his hand, he rushes right on, Will he never come back to me? Kittenish Koeducation of the Grammar School Kids. Two dainty Lansdowne maidens, who by their abbreviated skirts and their skillful skating, caused many a heart to flutter beneath the gay garnet sweaters. One more unfortunate, Weary of breath. Tries hard to learn to skate, Comes near to death. Lifts himself scornfully. Gets up with care, Thinks very mournfully. He ' s had his share. Tired of experiments, Thinks it all o ' er. Jumps up with violence. Rushes to shore. Oh, it was pitiful ! Such was his lot. There on the creek so full. Skate he could not. 119 Skating on the Crum, HAT a bright, merry scene is presented every winter afternoon that the ice on the Crum is thick enough to bear the skaters ! Youths and maidens — yes, and older ones, too, those experienced in the art of skating, and those just learning — all join heartily in the fun, and their gay laughter and happy voices form a fitting accompaniment to the ring of the steel and the occasional deep boom of the cracking ice. Was there ever a sport so invigorating, so perfectly delightful as skating ! How smoothly and gracefully the couples glide onward ! Flying seems almost easy after that airy motion. All along the course they are seen, from the dam to the railroad bridge, wherever the Crum pursues its winding way — now between high, tree-covered banks and now between far-stretching hay- fields. Almost all wear gay caps and sweaters, which contrast brightly with the sombre background of leafless trees and dun-colored earth ; but the Swarthmore garnet predominates. Not all are skating straight ahead, however. Here and there, wherever an unusually smooth stretch of ice can be found, some one is practicing fancy strokes ; and at intervals, along the banks, are groups of twos, who have grown weary and must needs rest. Near the inn, on the float, and by the boat-house quite a number are usually gathered, some putting on and some taking off their skates, some watching the games of hockey, and others who have come with the sole aim of being sociable. What a happy, careless time it is ! Lessons and other duties are forgotten, and each one abandons himself to the spirit of the hour. And then the twilight bell rings. Oh ! that twilight bell ! The Bells. [With apologies to E. A. Poe.] Hear the ringing of the bells — Dinner bells ! What a lack of nourishment their melody foretells ! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, Through the halls so long and quiet, While the pies that oversprinkle All the kitchen, seem to wrinkle In a terror and a fright. Thinking hash, hash, hash, How our teeth we often gnash ! And when coming nearer, nearer, as our appetite impels. Oh, what smells, smells, smells, smells — Smells — such smells ! That our latest thought of turkey all common-sense dispels. Hear the First-day meeting bells. Solemn bells ! How our weary, careworn spirit frequently rebels, As their beat, beat, beat. In the drizzly, foggy rain, Calls us from our slumbers sweet To a hard and oaken seat In that meeting-house so plain ; Yet the texts, texts, texts That the Faculty expects. And each with faltering accents his motto softly tells As the calling bells, bells, bells — Bells — slow bells ! The misery of an hour as long as two foretells. 121 Cupid and Foot=BalI. Naughty Cupid, on his way From a church of stone so gray, Where two hearts he fast had tied With a vow and ring beside, To a field he idly strayed, Where a foot-ball game was played, Through the gateway entered in, Just to see which side would win. As he watched the struggling team Play their tricks, he found the scheme Into his next prank to pour All he knew of foot-ball lore. " All the maidens nowadays Have the college foot-ball craze, And, " said he " unless I can Make myself a foot-ball man, ' Twill be but a little while Ere plain Cupid ' s out of style. " So, to captivate all hearts, In foot-balls he hid his darts. On each goal he hung a bow, Ranged his foot-balls in a row, Then about him long he gazed, One small spheroid carefully raised. Till he saw a maiden gay With a young man ' s heart at play. 122 Oh, " said Cupid, " that ' s her game, I shall try to play the same. " Straight he aimed his arrow ' s head. To her heart it quickly sped. And the young man wonders why That coy look stole from her eye. Cupid following up his shaft Marked " a touch-down, " as he laughed. When her cheek was all ablush He said, " That ' s my centre rush, " Aimed again his foot-ball dart. And it pierced the maiden ' s heart. That same evening going home The young man was not alone, A rose within his overcoat, — She had worn it at her throat, And beside him through the street Walked the maiden fair and sweet. Laugh on laugh above them roll ; Naughty Cupid ' s scored a goal. The Mandolin Club of the East. Where is the Mandolin Club of the East? They ' ve the ability we ' ve not a doubt. For they have shown it one night at the least ; But perhaps lack of praises has caused them to pout. 123 The Pianos. The nineteenth of October, ninet) ' -five ! The most wonderful day of the year it seemed ; A day when ' twas good to be alive, For something then happened of which we ' d ne ' er dreamed. What could there be happ ' ning to cause such a noise, To cover our faces all over with smiles, To bring prolonged yells and shouts from the boys That really they might have been heard for some miles. There stood at the door of our college, so dear, A cart, not at all an unusual thing. But something there was in the cart, it is clear, That made with our shouting the college halls ring. Pianos for Swarthmore, it never could be ! Yes, really, in truth, I assure you, my friends. It was they that then caused the loud jubilee ; ' Tis upon them that now so much pleasure depends. Then to all those who kindly gave us such delight. We would give hearty thanks, and would wish they might know That we feel their great kindness we ne ' er can requite, And shall never forget what to them we now owe. X24 A Dream and What Came of It. (a SUNDAY-SCHOOL STORY.) A WEARY ladd was plodding o ' er his bookes, Yclad in robes for nightly studie free; At Homer and his lexicon he lookes, To make his pony and his text agree. This lad was younge and smarte as he could be, But the sadd humour loadeing his eyelids, As messenger of Morpheus, from the sea Casts slomb ' ring dew, the which to sleep them biddes, And from his mind all thoughts of Greek he quicklie riddes. Butt suddenly a site him much amazed — His pony sprouted legs and tail and heade, A prancing steed whiche at his master gazedde With flashing eyes. In accents bold he sayd : " Upon me mount; ride to thy doome full dread. " The lad obeyed, and off his brave steede flew, Nor stopped they once, as downward fast they sped. Till they had come into an horride view, The cave of " Shame " and faces, grinning ghastlie, them persew. So downward on their way they hurried stille. Past horrours dire till to a pitt they came Marked " Ignorance, " in which by his own wille The pony plunged, the lad held fast the mane ; Down, down he fell with dizzly, dazzled brane Into a countrie, " Land of Worthlessnesse, " " And here, " the pony said, " must you remane. " The ladd awoke and, in his sore distress. Hurled in the fire the sourse of all unhappiness. 125 ' On the Midway. Time, 9 p. m. Place, 3d Floor Alcove. dramatis persons. : Dean. Senior Boy. Sophomore Girl. ( Ente?- Sophomore Girl.) Soph. Girl. In sooth I know not why he is so late. It wearies me to wait thus long for pie, And how he found it, swiped it, or came by it, What stuff ' tis made of, whereof it was got I am to learn. I have not dreamt of it In my Philosophy. Where is he ? It to know, a consummation is Devoutly to be wished for. Ha ! what now? By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. ( Exit Sophomore Girl into Alumni Room. Music soft and sad. ' ) {Enter Dean, wearing a worried look. ' ) Dean. To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether ' tis better in the college to suffer Unlawful outbreaks of unloyal students, Or else against them take the proper measures, Protect those who themselves cannot protect. 126 If new-made dean could in the future look And momentary glimpse of fardels catch, She would her pockets well with cobbles fill, Then in the mill-pond all her troubles still. { Exit Dean, with tuorried look. J e- enter Sopkouore Girl.) Soph. Girl. How fast her entrance on my exit tread ! ( Enter Senior Boy.) But hold ! Is it an angel that I see Before my eyes — a pie within his hands ? -Fain would I quickly clutch it, and here goes. You have it not, and yet you said you would. Here sat I for an age upon these steps, Like Patience on a monument, smiling at haste. Senior Boy. The Soph. Girl. Now break thee off, thou vile, dissembling cub. What wilt thou be when time hath sowed a down Upon thy face ? Farewell, and so direct thy feet That thou and I henceforth may never meet. {Music , wild and stortny . Exit GiRL.) Senior Boy. Oh ! horrible, most horrible ! It is in such mood fools themselves would drown. This place is out of joint. Oh ! cursed sprite That ever I was born to set it right. 127 Requirements For Admission. All candidates for admission to the Freshman Class must be prepared in the following branches : I. Arithmetic. Fr-actions of time spent each evening for feasts. Gain of self-esteem in the Senior Class ; and Loss of dignity by the same body. Simple Interest, as taken by one young man in one young lady. Compound Interest, as taken by one young man in two young ladies. II. English Grammar. — A thorough knowledge of all the latest slang and iodiomatic phrases of the present day, their derivation and spelling. III. English Literature. — Familiarity with the following standard works. An essay on one of them will be required at the examination : Oiimmie Fadden, Trilby, Halcyon of ' 96. IV. History. — A thorough preparation in the history of Swarthmore, including the form of government and its faults ; characteristics of the governing bodies, namely the managers and the faculty; the Prohibitary Law regarding the ' 96- ' 98 reception; the exile of " The Immortal Twenty, " etc. Authority for this knowledge — Students ' Diaries. V. Geography. — A complete comprehension of the situation of the buildings, campus, and borough of Swarthmore ; the walks to the Inn ; the shortest way to the Crum. Some of the fair " co-eds " may give light on the subject. Also a knowledge of the lands in which certain Swarthmore students wander when in their dreamy state of mind. With this required amount of intelligence and cultivation persons, not less than twelve nor more than seventy-five, may enter, on trial at least, this wondrous, world-renowned institution. 128 Two in a Case. Once a skeleton stood in a museum case, And he whistled a tune, for to rest him his face, As he swayed back and forth on a hook in his head ; Then he looked at the ceiling, he sighed and he said : " Oh my life in this place is a horrible flunk And I think and I think, yet I get nothing thunk, And my head feels so vacant, so empty just now That I scarce have ambition to raise up a row. " In my chest is a feeling of longing and pain. As if something were gone and I wished it in vain, And I ' m homesick, I think, for the heart that I lost. " And he needed it soon, as he found to his cost. For a lovely gorilla within the next case Ever patiently stood with her neck in a brace. Of her smiling she seemed very artless and coy. But she ne ' er has been known to have smiled at a boy. Now these freaks fate has destined to fli rt through a crack, As did Thisbe and Pyramus, ages way back, So he stroked at the place where his beard ought to be, And he laughed to himself with cadaverous glee. Then he threw at the lady those glances that kill, Which would send to the heart of a mortal a thrill. She ' d have looked if she could, but she couldn ' t, you see. For it must not be thought she ' s from coquetry free. Still he smiles and he winks as he swings to and fro, But she does not know now and she never will know. Just how happy they ' d be if the boards were not there ; They would be such a very felicitous pair. 129 Morning Collection. Of all the hours of the day The best for quiet, steady work. For work well done, without delay. The time when laziest do not shirk. But are engaged with mind and will, Collection is, when all is still. Now some there are who spend this time With books tight closed and distant gaze. And ' tis the purpose of this rhyme This idle habit to dispraise, To show how very wrong it seems To spend one ' s time in idle dreams. And henceforth may such idlers try To take a brace in this short space ; For fifteen minutes soon slip by. And much they gain who them embrace. So let us then work hard and well And thus all laziness repel. To Dr. Day. A Graceful Apology. Don ' t forget, Dr. Day, Don ' t forget, Or duties neglect. Dr. Day ; Detectives have a way Of gobbling you in If work you do skin ; So don ' t forget. Dr. Day. Excuse me, ma ' am. Said novice Sam, As he did grasp her tight. It ' s in the game, Me, do no blame. But think it is all right. 13 Our College Wants. Waiters wanted I Waiters wanted ! Next morn that sign appeared upon the door. Waiters wanted ! Waiters wanted ! For the boys won ' t hustle water any more. So when they all come down, They meet us with a frown, And they groan — Waiters wanted ! Tar wanted I Tar wanted ! For our asphal turn ' s full of nasty holes. Tar wanted ! Tar wanted ! And now the largest ones are filled with coals, And those who ' ve fallen in. You ' ll hear complain like sin O hang it ! Tar wanted ! Gym wanted ! Gym wanted ! The boys are feeling great and sore distress. Gym wanted ! Gym wanted ! For that old barn is certainly a mess. If the boys would only work And not their duty shirk, They ' d not call — Gym wanted ! Key wanted ! Key wanted ! The piano in the parlor silent sits. Key wanted ! Key wanted ! Miss Eves is watching there and grimly knits. And social hour ' s most gone Before the Dean comes on, Cries are heard — Key wanted ! 131 lb ' jn ' Viorner ' nrm-miiseu-m. ' A Brief Summary of ' 96 ' s Doings. 132 - ' 96 Halcyon. Questions of the Day. Who is the man with air sedate, Who never does procrastinate, And sometimes (?) will the truth relate ? W-lk-r M-tt-s-n. Who are the man and maiden fair, Who for all jollying do not care, And when she ' s gone, he ' s in despair? H-rp-r and -v-. Who is it turns so rosy red. When unto him a word is said By any girl, especially " Ted " ? Ch-rl- Wh-t-. Who is the man unfortunate, Who German says he can ' t translate, But uses ponies small and great ? -Ib-rt V-rl-nd-n. Who is it seldom speaks a word, And when he does is scarcely heard. But let me tell you, he ' s a bird? H-m-n C-11-nd-r. Who is the maiden with the frown, Whose age in the catalogue ' s not put down, But for true merit deserves a crown ? M-ss -sth-r (Teabury) M-r- Who is that woman known to all, Whose fairy tread throughout the hall The fair co-eds from bliss doth call? M-ss N-w-11. 133 Friendly Digs. " Hit or Miss. ' Room H. ' ' All hope abandon, ye who enter here. " J-SS J-FFR — s. " Greater men than I may have lived, but I doubt it. " L R- M-LL-R. " Those heavenly looks, those dear, deluding eyes. " -D-TH L-MB. " Divinely tall and fair, a perfect exponent of Delsarte. " Ph-l-p Kn R, " With head like a man and legs like a rabbit. " W-LL M B-TT-N. " With too much quickness ever to be taught. With too much thinking to have common thought. " -M-LY C-RT-R. " As prone to sleep as the sparks to fly upward. " College Glee Club. " ' Tis said that white swans sing before they die, ' Twere no bad thing did certain persons die before they sing. " R-L-ND K-NT. " When he takes a gorge famine threats. " — L-Z-B-TH P-RDY. " Perhaps she ' ll grow. " Class of ' 99. " From the cradle to the grave. " -BN-R W-Y. " He is nice in his way but he doesn ' t weigh much. " H-RP-R F-RTH. " Hood ' s Sarsaparilla cures that tired feeling. " 34 H-RR F S-. " If you could buy him at what he is worth, and sell him tor what he thinks he is worth, you would make a fortune. " S-LV-ST-R G-RR-TT. " And still they gazed and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. " Ch-RL-S ScH L-Y. " What? " -LB-RT My-RS. " If thy hair and thy brain should change places. Bald-headed thou wouldst be. " W-LK-R M-TT-S-N. " He had a face like a benediction. " Fr-nk Bl — R. " Nice little fellow. " M-RY P--RC-. " Her stature tall, I hate a dumpy woman. " M-B-L W-LLS. " This Freshman hailing from Mount Holly, Inclines too much to flirt and jolly ; But one more year in Swarthmore town We hope will make her simmer down. " G — RG SS-G. ' 96- ' 9 7— ' 98-00 . The Laboratory. " A very ancient and fish-like smell. " French Professor.— " Parrish, what is the date of the Battle of Water- loo? " p_RR_SH — " I don ' t know, Professor. " Professor (discouraged at the limited knowledge of the Senior) — " Well, it is a good thing to know a few dates, such as the birth of Christ, discovery of America, etc. " Cl-r-nc- L- M-tt. " Too fresh to keep, too green to eat ; throw it away. " 35 Dr. Trotter — • ' Environments affect the color of animals. " Student — " Then the whiteness of the Northern snows accounts for the pure whiteness of the polar bear? " Dr. Trotter — " No doubt it has something to do with it. " Er.-z. P., ' 99 — " Well, then, Doctor, if the polar bear were placed in a green field would he become green? " B-ss — Sm-th. " Fate tried to conceal her by naming her Smith. " Ik- Cl-th — R. " He used to wear a long black coat All buttoned down before. " After the meal is over, After the hash is cold, After the room is empty, After we all are sold, ' Tis then we go to molasses, For this, not great is our zeal, But many the fingers are sticky. After the meal. The Little Man. Up there in class room N, That most attractive den. There stands a little man Who teaches all he can. He reads and sings and quotes Those everlasting notes. On wages, stocks, and rent. On strikes and government. O future Junior Class, To you our notes we ' ll pass; And hope you may survive. However hard you strive To learn those copious notes Which Prof Hull ever quotes. 136 ' 95 College Eleven. A BAND of braver foot-ball men Could never have been found, Than those who worked so faithfully, And made us world-renowned. Our captain, he is Charlie Hodge, And he ' s a good one, too. For two long years he coached them well And carried Swarthmore through. In all those manly, well-earned games When we were forced to fight. Old Harper was on hand, you bet, And to the girls ' delight. 137 There ' s Shorty, too, who hustled hard, He ' s always in the fray, And though his face gets full of scars He ' s surely there to stay. Although he thinks he ' s often hurt, He ' s really pretty tough,. And Harry, in his place at guard, Is plenty good enough. In speaking of our plucky men, There comes the name of Fred, Who played so hard in every game. And work did never dread. When William Wooster struck a snag, His loss was great ' tis sure. But next year he will captain be. And victories great secure. O Darby, open wide your eyes, And do not hesitate, For you do, with your grit and nerve. Great masses dislocate. A long and slender youth we see, Whose nose has e ' er a guard, In every game he played right end, And tackled well and hard. Oh ! when you made the mighty V, ' Twas wondrous to behold How through the lines you shoved the man AVhose hair resembled gold. 138 A good and plucky player, he, But hard to understand Why that e ' er floating rib of his Does never come to land. The Moorestown youth of stature great. With locks of auburn hue, Was useful on the foot-ball field And always did his due. And loyal B. was in the game To lift the garnet high, And he did try his very best To lift it to the sky. O Marshall, you deserve great praise For punts you made so well. So many times you kicked the ball Our danger to expel. And now, dear Subs, we turn to you, " Napoleon, " " Chape, " and " Ike, " We thank you for the work you did. And pity all alike. The Council of the Gods. When Second-day was fading fast to-night The gods were summoned to th ' Olympian height. De Garmo Zeus, now punctual from his den, Leads on " the powers that be, " the two and ten. The day was dark, and on each brow two clouds The visage fierce of each divine one shrouds, For here in council will they now decide, rOh ! nit ! They ' ll scrap a while, then let it slide,) The awful doom of him who breaks the rule, The baby " prep. " who still should be at school. There, far apart and high above the rest, The Thunderer sat, the council thus address ' d : " Ye swellest of all gods, to you I speak. And each may listen while I tell the freak Which mortal man hath fallen in below. About their stately halls they missiles throw. They throw those things which we do fear to use When in blest scraps each other we abuse Presumptuous mortals dare — " Here, overcome, He sank upon his throne so quite undone, Moore Mercury must needs at once be sent For nectar lemonade, as is the bent Of the seraphic to relieve their care. Zeus quaffed the draught, then on the Goddess fair. Dean Juno, gravely smiled, and thus he spoke : 140 " Sweet queen of Heav ' n, dear lady of the skies ! Will thee now speak? Thee knows just how it lies. " Thereon she rose with trouble in her eyes, Tears in her voice and in her heart a sigh ; But ere she spoke, God Pluto standing nigh, On earth as Beardsley known, read from a stone, And told the deeds performed as they were known. Two nymphs brought back the tears by Juno shed. For the undying to closest thrift are wed. Whereon in trembling voice the Heav ' nly queen : " It is, indeed, a shame, " so said the Dean, " That high-born youths should thus such viands waste. What we provide seems not to please their taste. " Saturn Magill, now frowning stern, inquired, " Will some one tell what missiles have been fired? " " That hardened flour, which mortals crackers term, " Cunning Minerva said with lips set firm ; " If they displease thee, Zeus, send them away. If thee has gumption do not wait a day. That ' s what I think, " and thereto sat she down. " Now Miss Minerva differs much from me, " Said Superintendent Mars. " Economy Dictates the crackers go, and not the boys. " This latest word all god-like peace destroys. And right and left they rend ambrosial curls. And all around one awful tempest whirls, Till Zeus did seize Miss Mercury with might And hurled her headlong from the ethereal height. And thus and ever thus the mighty gods will fight. 141 " The Wicked Fleeth when no Man Pursueth ; " Or, The Wanderings of Three Scared Sophomores. Scene laid near Science Building, at 6 p. m. Dramatis Pe?-sonce : Count A ' iskniskki, Fountain Wilson, Sport Brown. Enter the three smging in chorus. A We ' re hungry and hollow, The ice-cream we follow ; And won ' t it be nice To eat water-ice. Note. — It may be well to explain that these three characters are all brave, fearless ' 98s, who entered the plot to buy Ninety-Seven ' s ice-cream. 142 I i the vieantune the cream has been conveyed from the protection of William to a more convenient place by the friends of these three valiant men. ' The Three _galloping to the freeze )- . We ' re in the scheme, Give us some cream. Count Viskniskki [calling Brown and Wilson into his confidence after each had grasped a brick of creajn ' . Friends, my knees do shake with fear, I think we ' d better disappear. Brown, | ' Tis well, for there I think I see, Wilson, j A Ninety-Seven after me ; And if upon us he should pounce, I fear that we should get the bounce. Count. Brave men you are ! Shall we by foot or trolley car ? Brown, ] I think on foot we ' d better go. Wilson, j The dog-gone trolleys run too slow. _They start off on a dead run, each carrying a brick of cream. The Three ) The cream is getting rather cold, in Chorus, j I think we ' d better lose our hold; For if we now should stop to eat, Some ghastly villain we shall meet. [Untouched the cream falls from their hands. Brown. I fear my hair is getting white, From this continuous, awful fright. Wilson [having a far-away look ' . My head ! My head is in a whirl. Oh ! once again to see that girl ! ViSK, ETC. You both have troubles, but don ' t fear. Remember always — Count is near. 143 Looking ahead they now see the lights of Media, and thinking that they are far enough away from the reach of the imaginary pursuers, weary, they sit down to cogitate. The Three. From college we are now away, And here till midnight we must stay ; So when the others softly sleep, We through the halls can gently creep, _Thi)iking that danger is over they return and sneak into College at 12.30 A. M., with the idea that they have done great a fid 7vo7idrous thifigs, but alas I They lost their sleep, they lost their cream. What fools, indeed, these mortals seem ! yy 144 Epilooue- ©ur HALCYON is ended, e ' ve sped it oq its wau, j{fnd hope you ' re not offended c what we ' ve had to say. e trust you ' ll 6ain rqucli pleasure J hen on our thoughts you loolf, nd mirth in arqple measure q pondering o ' er our ' ool . MS A FEW FACTS ABOUT. .... Shirts to ©rder exceeded that of any previous year. %fifi Til» f " business in Shirts to order, during 1895, largely ' ' Jllvl p- -pppf p that Ct nnv nrpvinnQ rpar fact Secona We are determined to " break the record " this year, and with that in view have prepared a superb line of all the standard makes of American, English, and French shirt fabrics for your selection. The most popular materials for bosom shirts will be Madras Cloth and French Percales ; for light-weight neglige, fact CblfU Cheviots will have the call ; for heavier-weight neglige, Flannel, Silk, and Silk Wefts Textures will be exceedingly popular. Tact fourtl) We make a practical reversible link cuff attached to neglige shirts — Also a new idea for detachable link cuffs. We have also a new device in open front shirts which Tact TlTtO keeps the upper and under eyelets in their proper relative positions. Our cutters, fitters, and sewers are the best to be secured Tact SlXtb — therefore we guarantee an absolutely accurate fit and perfect workmanship. Tact Seventh Prices are invariably the lowest consistent with the quali- ties and workmanship. Strawbridge Clothier, Dry Goods .... .... Philadelphia. 147 The Brightest Ideas in Men ' s Wear Clothing of latest design at Moderate Prices. Especial attention given to Young Men ' s Wear. Outing Specialties of every Description. Fur- nishings, Hats, Shoes, Dress Details, Umbrellas, Traveling Necessities, etc. JACOB REED ' S SONS, 916=918=920=922 Chestnut St., .... Philadelphia. Scott Paper Co. Cimited. . . MANUFACTURERS OF . . fine Coikt Papers Packages ' ' ' p aTn ' Ro .s " ' 27 llortb Slxtl) Strcct Plain Rolls Severed Rolls Flat Rolls Hoyt ' s PbiiaddpDta. 148 Trousers from $8.00 to $12.00. Suits, Cutaway or Sack, $25.00 up. Full Dress Suits a Specialty, $45.00 to $60.00. MADE BY THE BEST WORKMEN . LAWRENCE O. GRAFFIN, .... MERCHANT TAILOR .... 1033 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. MRS. F. W. I .OOK o o o J onfectioner and Caterer, Fancy Cake Bakery. All Orders Promptly Attended To. Corner State and Olive Streets, MEDIA, PA. Telephone No. 67. 149 Harry A. Webb Art I— Photographer Platinum Finish, $4.00 per dozen Cabinets, $2.00 per dozen Mantellos, $1.50 per dozen To Students of Swarthmore College Special Facilities for Class Groups. 1024 Arch Street Philadelphia, Penna. CATERING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES HENRY VEIT, 36 North Eleventh Street 5° lectro Cint 1306-I30$--BI0 Tllbcrt street Philadelphia ««« Designers Illustrators engravers Special attention given to orders for College Publications Estimates and specimens cheerfully given CHARLES B. JOBSON FIRST QUALITY OF Mutton, Veal, Poultry, etc. All Home Fed Stock All kinds of Vegetables, Fresh Fish, and Oysters in Season First Market on Orange Street Above State street Mcdfa, PH. The George Bauer Wandolin Also the BAUER GUITAR The Best Made Fine Strings, Mandolin Piclcs, Fine Felt Bags, Leatiier and Canvas Cases for all Instruments Repairing a Specialty Address George Bauer 1016 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, Pa. SOMETHING NEW IN PHOTOGRAPHY Miniature Gems of Art Send Cabinet or Card sized Photo, with Twenly-Five Cents and a Two-Cent Stamp (for Ketiirn Mailing). One week from receipt of letter we will forward you one dozen Miniature Photos and original Picture (unharmed). F. J. WALSH, 353 Perry Street, Trenton, N. J. WILLIAM A. RUTH Agent for WEST CHESTER LAUNDRY Berber Swarthmore Hall Shampooing aud Bang=Cutting Ladies Hair a Specialty The jf- Corner Ninth and Chestnut Streets Philadelphia C ontine ntal Central Location. Complete in all its Appointments. Music in the dinner hour, 6 until 8 o ' clock, Wednesday and Saturday Evenings, during the winter season. I WISH TO CALL the attention of those interested in floral culture, both cut flower and potted plants, that I have a large stock of Geraniums, Cannas, Coleus, Alternanthus, Heliotrope, Fuchsia, Verbena, Sweet Peas, and numerous other plants. Vines, dwarf and climbing. Rose Bushes, etc., and will be pleased to quote prices and guarantee satisfac- tion to those who wish anything done in my line. Vegetables, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Celery, Pepper, Sweet Potato, and Egg Plants in the spring, also during the summer will take care of flower beds and trim lawns. Very respectfully, BENJ. J. PASSMORE FLORIST DELAWARE COUNTY SWARTHMORE, PENNA. E. W. Hannum H. Q. Hufnal HANNun Hufnal Fine Groceries and General Merchandise SWARTHMORE, DELAWARE COUNTY, PA. Swartbniore Pbarmacy A. R. MORTON, M. D., Proprietor PURE DRUGS AND CHEMICALS TOILET ARTICLES, PERFUMERY, Etc. PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED 926 Chestnut Street Eleventh and F Streets PHILADELPHIA WASHINGTON, D. C. GILBERTS ' Celebrated j hotographs C. M. GILBERT THE GILBERT STUDIO 926 Chestnut Street WILLIAH S. YARNALL 1406 Chestnut St., = Philadelphia Spectacles ff Eye Glasses Lorgnettes Opera Glasses Special Attention to Oculists ' Prescriptions 154 Otto F. Kolle Dealer in Manufacturer of Fine Jewelry Diamonds 722 Chestnut Street Philadelphia S tocessor of the " Unabridi ed. " Stasiidarcl of the I ' " . B. Supreme fVmrt, 01 ibo IT. S. Goverumeut I ' riiitins Office, and of nearly ail the ScUoolbooks. Warmly commended by every State Sii])eriuteiident of Pehoo ' ls. THE BEST FOe EVERYBODY BECAUSE It fs easy to fiinid the word wanted. Words are given their correct alphabetical places in the vocabulary, each one beginuinga paragraph so as to be readily caught by ' the eye. i t is easy to ascertain the pronunciation. 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Several of the Officers beingf College graduates, we are better able to handle your work from our experience on College Publications. Specialists in Designing and Half-Tone Work. A Semi=Monthly Journal Published by the Students of SWARTHMORE COLLEGE " The Phoenix ' The support of the Alumni and Ex=Members of the College is especially desired. . . . TERMS . . . Per Volume (17 numbers), $1.00 Per Single copy, 10 Address Subscriptions to Business Manager. BEST SEATS AND BOXES FOR ALL THEATRES CONSTANTLY FOR SALE. ..A. T. JAMES.. Theatre and Opera Ticket Office HOTEL WALTON AND BETZ BUILDING, PHILADELPHIA, PA. TELEPHONE OR TELEGRAPH. JK- .@- -m ►©- .@. . . ALSO A . . FINE LINE OF IMPORTED, KEY WEST AND DOMESTIC CIGARS .... ALWAYS ON SALE .... 57 ...THE riit5T • nniionnL • Dnnii . ssg Cn ESTER, TR £e, GEORGE M. BOOTH, President. T. EDWARD CLYDE, Cashier. . . . DIRECTORS ... Geo. M. Booth, Attorney-at-Law. M. H. BiCKLEY, Druggist. Amos Gartside, Manufacturer. Wm. C. 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( J V3 f ardWare. i6p „ ( , S3g.__i4 5«-S A FULL LINE OF BICYCLES. The Syracuse, The Eldridgfe, Belvidere, Valiant Prices, $45, $50, $60, $75, $85, $100. Bicycles Repaired. Bicycle Sundries. The Largest Stock in the City. e ' e « e «j5 t . . D. P. PAISTE , , CHESTER HARDWARE HOUSE, No. 109 West Third Street, CHESTER, PA. i6i (Chester National Bank Chester, Pa. ♦ ♦ ♦ Capital, $300,000 S rpl s, $150,000 ♦ ♦ ♦ J. FRANK BLACK, President S. H. SEEDS, Cashier 162 ,i@ne 163 NARGISO AMBROGI Far)cy prult 80 Solith Broad St- OPPOSITE BROAD ST. STATION 164 Hotel Walton BROAD AND LOCUST STS,, . . . PHILADELPHIA . . . £ HE most palatial and modern fire-proof Hotel in the world. All the latest appliances in plumbing, heat- ing, and lighting. Every known improvement. » » » » European and American Plan STAFFORD, WHITAKER KEECH, Proprietors. ti ti The entire huilding erected and finished under the personal supervision of the Architect, ANGUS S. IVADE, in eleven months from the time the last perform,ance was given in Empire Theatre, formerly occupying the site. 165 G®IFYl ll@HirEB. Celebrated Hats and the . Dunlap Silk Umbrella NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA 914 Chestnut St. 166 CHICAGO ATHLETIC GOODS. ATHLETIC GOODS. Bicycles Bicycle Clothing Bicycle Sundries Athletic Goods Generally We believe we are in safe touch with facts when we say that we are filling a " long-felt want. " Athletic Goods on business principles — sold as we sell shirts — at value — seems to be needed. The best qualities, enormous lines, approved styles, and the prices right all through. Base-ball goods, foot-ball goods, fencing foils, boxing gloves, punching bags, gymnasium outfits. We are the guide, philosopher, and friend of the man who exercises. Ask for estimates. riarshall E. Smith Bro. 25 and 27 South Eighth St., cor. Jayne St. 167 Index to Advertisers. PAGE Ambrogi, Narciso, 164 Baltimore Ohio Railroad, .... ii Bauer, George, ......... 152 Chester National Bank, 162 Chester Times, vii Continental Hotel, The, 153 Cook, Mrs. F. W. 149 Dreka, iii Duffield, U. G., 163 Dunlap, 166 Electro-Tint Engraving Co., . . . - 151 Fidelity Mutual Life Association, . . i First National Bank of Chester, . . . 158 Franklin Printing Co., 156 Gilbert Bacon, iii Gilbert ' s Studio, 154 Graffin, Lawrence O., ....... 149 Hanan Shoe Company, v Hannum Hufnal, ' 153 Hotel Stenton, vi Hotel Walton, 165 PAGE James, A. T., 157 Jobson, Charles B., 151 Kolle, Otto F., 155 Merriam Co , ... 155 Paiste, D. P., 160, 161 Passmore, Benj. J., 153 Pennsylvania Steel Casting Co., . . 159 Phoenix, 156 Reed, Jacob ' s Sons, 148 Ruth, William A., 152 Scott Paper Co., 148 Simons Bro. Co., viii Smiih, Marshall E. Bro., 167 Strawbridge Clothier, ...... 147 Swarthmore College, iv Swarthmore Grammar School, ... v Swarthmore Pharmacy, 153 Veit, Henry, 150 Walsh, F. 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