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THE HALCYON NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ; SMRTHMORE " OOLLEGE -. u -- ) ' 140 ' ReVaOLOvJ . V 37 LD.5.ia -. .r I - LD5198 .H2 1917 C.3 The Halcyon THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN 1 Richard Davis Brooke Hilda Anna Lang Richard Lloyd Burdsall James Clarence Lukens Mary Hickman Gawthrop Clarence Gates Myers Paul Fleming Gemmill Joseph Evans Sands Helen Flagg Inglis Norman Glass Shidle Everett Phelps Irwin Lester Burton Shoemaker Beatrice Magill Jenkins John Roach Sproul Emily Parry Joyce Anna Elizabeth Sullivan William West Tomlinson To Spencer Trotter THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN T Swarthmore College A Reminiscent History HE GERMINAL idea of a school where both sexes might have equal advantages in higher education was in the minds of certain members of the Society of Friends for some years before it took definite shape in the founding of Swarthmore Col- lege. The first movement in the real beginning of the college came largely through the activities of Martha Tyson, of Baltimore, and Benjamin Hallowell, then living at Alexandria, Virginia. A Joint Committee of Friends from New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, was appointed, and this Committee issued an address in 1861, setting forth the desirability of establishing " a boarding school for Friends " children and for the education of teachers. " One hundred and fifty thousand dollarswas named for the purchase of a farm and the erection of suitable build- ings, and a Board of Managers was elected when one-half of the aforesaid sum was sub- scribed. This was the founda- tion of Swarthmore College. On the tenth of May, 1866, the cornerstone was laid, and at the suggestion of Benjamin Hal- lowell ' s wife the college was GEORGE FOX ' S RESIDENCE called " Swarthmore, " from Swarthmore Hall, the home of George Fox, near Ulverstone, in the County of West- moreland, England. (The name is properly " Swarthmoor, " a much more beautiful and appropriate name than the existing meaningless termination. If a society should ever be organized for the re-establishment of the rightful names of places, this will probably receive attention). Three and a half years after this event, on the eighth day of November, 1869, the college was opened, with about one hundred and seventy students and a faculty of four members. A notable fact is that the instructor in Pure Mathematics this first year was Miss Susan J. Cunningham, who subsequently became full professor, retiring a few years ago. As Friends from New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, were all equally inter- ested in the founding and future of the college, the selection of the site of Swarthmore was possibly a geographical one, from its central position in relation to the t hree cities. It is a wonderful location on an upland terrace overlooking the valley of the Delaware. Page Eleven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Immediately to the west of the college is the heavily wooded slope of the Crum valley, and to the back there stretches a rolling farm country with much fine woodland. The Swarthmore campus is almost unique in the natural beauty of its expansive slope and sur- rounding rural landscape. A piece of land adjoining the original college property was later purchased, and by this the college acquired not merely more land but an interest in old colonial history and in the his- tory of art, for on this piece of land stood the house in which Benjamin West was born. In the old days (long before our time) the Chester Road ran just to the north of it, coming across what is now the campus from a southwest direction to join the THE BENJAMIN WEST HOUSE king ' s Highway (the present Baltimore Pike). Cedar Lane is the northern part of this old road to-day. Just where it passed the West House there is still to be seen an ancient stone horse block. The pres- ent site of the girls ' tennis courts and hockey field was for many years a piece of fallow that sloped gently up toward the college, and here, about the time of spring vacation, a great many daffodils bloomed — escapes no doubt from an old dooryard garden, for all we know possibly from some old English bulbs. Dean Bond later had them all dug up and replanted in the flower beds, where you m ay still find them taking " the winds of March with beauty. " Benjamin ' s birth in the old house was a somewhat haphazard circumstance (a bit fortuitous for Swarthmoreans) , for his family moved there temporarily from Chester at the time the great yellow fever epidemic. When the railroad was run through from Philadelphia to West Chester in 1858, a station was built just west of the present road crossing and on this side of the track, and called Westdale. The old willows that stood so long at the lower end of the campus (the last one was cut down this past fall) are said to mark the site of a springhouse about which they grew. Edward Parrish was the first President of Swarthmore, and his memory is com- memorated in " Parrish Hall. " He was succeeded by Edward H. Magill, who was President from 1871 to 1889. Doctor Magill was a master of the old school, and Swarthmore will ever remain his debtor. To him belongs the credit of all those early years of the college life — years when it was growing from the boarding school toward the college ideal. I was fortunate enough to come to Swarthmore before Doctor Magill ' s d Pa c Tzvelve THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN administration closed. In April, 1 888, I first met him, when I was a candidate for the Chair of Biology. He took me into his office, I remember, and showed me a wonderful scheme that he had invented for arranging the program of class work. A large board was fastened against the wall, and this was divided by lines, vertical and horizontal, into spaces to represent the days of the week and the hours of each working day. In these spaces auger holes were bored, into which corks fitted, each cork having pasted on its top the name of some course. Doctor Magill would play a regular game, moving these corks about to get the courses in their right places and avoid conflicts. It was a great old time- table, and very graphic. When I took up the work in September, 1 888, I was handed a small notebook, made out by the President, of the work assigned me. There were Zoology- Botany (double-headers for both Freshman and Sophomore Classes), laboratory courses for the Juniors and Seniors, a course in Geology, and Physiology for the young men. Every other hour of daylight was marked " Work in the Museum. " Beside all this, I took charge of study hour in Collection Hall three even- ings a week for an hour and a half, and the third and fourth West Wing floors all the rest of those evenings. They were some evenings. Lights went out somewhere around nine o ' clock; after that I was supposed to go on a still hunt, looking out for illicit candles. Once I was invited by certain boys — Morris Clothier, " Lex " Cummins, " Bill " Sproul, and other kindred spirits — to a late and clandestine " feed. " I went, had a good time, and said nothing about it. Dean Bond (Elizabeth Powell Bond) was then styled " Matron, " a charming woman whom we all love and who is still with us at times. I met Doctor William Hyde Appleton that spring of ' 88, and began one of the finest friendships I have known. His influence at Swarthmore has been unique, and no mat- ter how hackneyed the phrase may be, one thinks of Doctor Appleton always as " the gentleman and the scholar. " and it is the privilege of many to know him more intimately as " friend. " Miss Esther T. Moore (now Mrs. Appleton) THE NAUGHTY WASTE BASKET THE FURTIVE CANDLE Page Thirteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN was then Registrar, and she helped us all, especially Doctor Magill with the cork game. Another good friend of mine was Miss Cunningham, and we still meet oc- casionally and renew old times. Arthur Beardsley was Professor of Engineering, and the men he turned out are his monument. Gerrit Weaver was Professor of German. He was a good ama- teur naturalist and an altogether delightful fellow, who passed a hobnailed liver from our midst too soon. He it was who showed me how to make a cuspidisr out of a waste basket, by building a sort of rats ' nest. We were in great jeopardy in those days — we users of the " vile weed. " I was reported once by a Co-ed for riding in " the smoker. " (I don ' t think she was a very pretty Co-ed and that made it not so bad). The largest font of type used in the catalogues of those days, aside from the cover, referred m no un- certain terms to the use of tobacco. Doctor Magill almost rivalled James the Second in his famous " Counterblast " — the insidious habit, the hellward slope, alcoholic sclerosis hobnailed liver, were pictured in lurid colors. And yet I am still living, and comparatively sane and well. Magill had a very effective way of getting students to own up as participants in some disturbance. He would harangue the student body at Collection or some other time, and then, holding a folded paper in his hand, would say: " I have the names of all those students who were in that disturbance right here in my hand; it is useless for you to try to evade this. " What the good doctor held was the pages from the catalogue, with the list of all students. It was a good joke, too good to keep, and the President himself, I believe, finally gave it away. We always looked for trouble on the floors at Hallowe ' en, and were s - | not disappointed. That autumn of ' 88, when I was on duty, some boy had a cow-bell that jangled loudly in various parts of the West Wing " oft in the stilly night. " For several nights Doc- tor Magill sat up with me into the wee, small hours. I can see him now in his wrapper, scouting around like an Indian. He thor- THE ELUSIVE COW-BELL Page Fourteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN oughly enjoyed the sport of still hunting. That bell seemed possessed; it could not be located. After several nights of scout work, I went home for some days with tonsilitis. Before I got back to college I received a post card from Doctor Magill, wishing me a speedy recovery, and addmg, " Have got the bell. " That was Doctor Magill; but do not misunderstand; he was a great teacher, too, and in those days a college " prex " had to be a bit stiff as a disciplinarian. When Doctor Magill resigned in 1889, and took the Chair of French, after a year abroad. Doctor William H. Appleton was elected President of the college and served three years, but resigned at the end of that time, preferring the life of a scholar. " Trotter, ' Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, ' " he once remarked. During these years, " Will " Hall was the " Supe. " He was the brother of Mrs. Chester Roberts; a most lovable man, and his memory will always live in the hearts of those who knew him, and and in the gymnasium that honors his name. Our Librarian, John Russell Hayes, poet and book-lover, and delightful friend, graduated in 1 888, the year I came, and later was appointed instructor in English. I recall, too, William Penn Holcomb, the Professor of History, (Doctor Hull came in the early nineties) ; Ferris W. Price, Professor of Latin, an accomplished botanist and a kindly friend; and William C. Day, the Professor of Chemistry. Day was an earnest man, and was, if I remember, the one who started the Joseph Leidy Scientific Society. By his untimely illness and death the college lost a strong, good man. This puts me in mind of Leidy, a name famous throughout the scien- tific world. He was the first Professor of Biology at Swarthmore, and the founder of the Museum Collection. After his resignation on account of advancing years. Doctor Charles Dolly held the post for three years, and I was appointed after he resigned. It is a some- what curious coincidence, but neither of the three professors of Biology has ever lived at Swarthmore. The splendid collection that Doctor Leidy had labored so hard to build up during the early years, was utterly destroyed at the time of the great fire in 1882. The fire occurred some years before I came, and by that time Leidy had built up a second natural history collection. When I first came to Swarthmore, the word " Biology " was not in use as a departmental term ; I was appointed Professor of Natural History, and I often think that it is quite as appropriate and needs less of an explanation to begin- ners. There are many others who come to mind, but space for- bids — only the name of Benja- min Smith, a fatherly man who lived with his wife on the first ?e p .- SCOUTING ON FOURTH WEST Page Fifteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN floor West, in what are now, I think. Doctor Baldwin ' s rooms, and who helped run the study hour and the floors (we worked alternate nights). When off police duty. Smith taught rhetoric. The story goes that he once got shut in a folding fed, and Mrs. Smith had to get him out. He was a bit timid of high places, and being a married man (I was not at the time) once asked me to creep along the outside ledge of the fourth floor, in a nor ' west gale, and look in certain win- dows for boys supposed to have gone down the fire escape and across country to Morton for a night off. That night I realized that, though I had no degree of A.B., I was entitled to it — not Bachelor of Arts in my case, but " able-bodied sea- man. " I lived in the college for three months; that was in the days of the Preparatory School, the three classes of ON THE CORNICE IN A G. LE which, together with the Freshmen, oc- Icupied the present Collection Hall in the evening, studying at desks for an hour and a half. I sat on the platform looking over this studious (?) throng (likewise overlooking much). Upper classmen were given to appearing at the doors of the dark gallery above, and throwing divers unseemly articles at these innocents. This life was too strenuous for me, and when George A. Hoadley came, in Novem- ber, I 888, I asked to have the police job turned over to him. From that time on I be- came a communter. Hoadley is a fine type of the New England man, resourceful, versatile, and a good friend of his students and colleagues. I think it was the late Presi- dent Birdsall who once remarked that Hoadley was the " wheel horse " of the faculty. He certainly took the heavy end of a great deal of the work of administration for many years. After Doctor Appleton resigned, Charles De Garmo was elected President and served seven years. He was an enthusiastic man, fresh from the Middle West, rich in pedagogical ideas, six-foot in his stockings and " bearded like a pard. " De Garmo went to Cornell as Professor of Education, and the presidential mantle fell on William W. Birdsall, of the Friends ' Central School, a man of high purpose. In i 902 came our own well-beloved President Swain. As you see, I have been through five administrations. When I first came to Swarthmore, there was nothing but open country to the south of the railroad. " Tom " Dolphin (the present deputy postmaster) ran the old post office STUDIOUS PREPS Page Sixteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN in a little shack on the other side of the platform. The old station had steps leading up to the waiting room, and Ellis Yarnall, the present station-master, and his wife have been there since before my time. The double track system ended just east of the road cross- ing; Michael was not here then, and the crossing was unguarded except for the switch- man. The oaks along the asphaltum were runts. There was no library building; no Somerville Hall; no Wharton Hall. The boys ' " gym " was in an old ramshackle build- ing by the laundry. Whittier Field had just been completed, and " Doc " Shell was the Physical Director. Before this time, football was played on the lower part of the campus, and the grass tennis courts were along the walk in front of Parrish Hall. There was no " pie shop " nearer than Media; no trolley line during the first half dozen years after I came. The Sproul Observatory is on the site where the President ' s house once stood. Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering were all done in the Science Building. MICH. EL ON GU. RD Among the present members of the faculty who have been in college as students dur- ing my time, and some of them in my classes, are Battin, Baldwin, Robmson, Fussell, Palmer, Johnson, Gilkyson, Hicks, Mrs. Newport, Mrs. Griffin, Miss Peirce, Miss Walker, Miss Oliver, and Miss Vest and Miss Burnett of last year ' s graduating class. Of other members of the college staff — Miss Coale, the pleasant Matron of Wharton, came in the early nineties; Miss Lukens has cheerfully dispensed all needful things from the same little old book room these many years, and she was a student here and took her degree back m the nmeties. I thmk she was m one of my classes. I used to meet her at Mrs. Townsend ' s table (Mrs. Townsend was Housekeeper in the early times, and died here). We had much good times at her table, with extra good things in the way of food. Here Miss Cunningham would sometimes come, and regale us with her opinion of cer- Page Seventeen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN tain students (always entertaining and very much to the point). The hbrary used to be presided over by Miss Nowell, a kindly lady and a lover of wild flowers. The old library was in a room that is now part of the English class work, opposite Col- lection Hall. Frank Getz, the gardener, and " Johnny " Honan, the engineer, were here when I came, and are still here. Mr. Durnall has run the farm for many years, though he came after Frank- lin Hall, who was here when I arrived. " Billy " Mullen and " Johnny " Hayman were faithful souls that have passed away, as the tablets on the wall of the lower hall will tell us. George Highbarger has been working year in and year out in the same little shop. He came a few years after I did. " Bridget, " I believe, is still with us. She was here long before my time, possibly a survival of the Pleistocene. BRIDGET And so it goes. I was asked to write a short history of Swarthmore; I am afraid it has turned out to be a history of my own reminiscences, and mainly trifling incidents at that. It is curious how trifling incidents bulk so large in one ' s memory, but then a man ' s life is a web of trifling incidents, and history is the sum of the lives and activities of many men through succeeding generations. From the point of view of one man, this sketch, then, might be regarded as a small part of college history. Spencer Trotter. MISS LUKENS Page Eighteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Some of Swarthmore ' s Old Timers T HE Meeting House and the Cherry Tree, both ho ary with age, have been sung in lyric and blank verse ever since The Halcyon first flapped his wings over the College with the Cupola. Crum Creek also — naughty stream, thou dost nowadays flaunt an unbecoming and un-Swarthmorean tint of garnet, and wouldst sadly offend the artistic sense of the New York Swarthmore Club (see Dr. Roy ' s letter — " Can Pink and Magenta With Loyalty Be Called Garnet? " — published in The Phoenix). Aliarum rerum laudes carto, and I will begin with the Alligator. The Alligator represents the spirit of our woods incarnate. Although the Classical Department, abetted by the Fine Arts, would with indulgence allow us still to people our groves with dryads, fauns, and Pan himself, practical and unpoetic Pedagogy says nay; that we could not pass the test of- fered to a child of eight years did we be- lieve in such psychological delusions; and that neither itself nor staid Philosophy can allow us more than the Alligator. Well, thousands of students have eaten sandwiches and sausages upon his rugged back, and thousands more will probably partake there of the same delicacies. We wonder whether the viands served at splendid banquets to our Senator Sproul, Morris Clothier, A. Mitchell Palmer, et les auires, are seasoned with the same " sauce " which they used to taste when feasting near the Alligator. And we would fain ask Mrs. Helen Magill White if she found the dishes upon kings ' tables moredelicious than the impromptu spreads of yore beneath the Swarthmore trees. Our next Old timers come in a group — the Ivies of Parrish Hall. If you will examine their individual biographies, you will be surprised to discover their aristo- cratic connections. Few are of plebeian origin, most of them having been brought from conservative colleges and minsters, castles and palaces. Were the Ivies in- troduced at Swarthmore to teach the feminine portion of our student body the mediaeval lesson of the Clinging Vine? Thou shade of dear Lucretia Mott, and ye more substantial shadows of Hannah Clothier Hull, Mary Hibbard Thatcher, and Ellen Evans Price, no! They were put here to impart the object lesson that tender and not self-seeking vines are willing to cover the blemishes of sterner stuff, and that they remain faithful to their early attachments. THE ALLIGATOR J Page Nineteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Within Parrish the Old Timers are fast disappearing, but a few still persist. Among them IS Isaac T. Hopper. Not many colleges can boast so stunning an ancestor. In- deed, a distinguished visitor was once heard to remark that our good Friend ' s picture was worth to an institution at least a Physics building plus a whole Faculty to administer physic. Then why, friend Isaac, hast thou abandoned thy old haunts, to hide out- side behind the door of Col- lection Hall? It must have been either to express thy dis- approval of the stage effects sometimes seen within, or to aid Student Government in chaperoning the alcovisies. Or, perhaps, the Depart- ment of History is punishing thee for bearing upon thy face an expression alien to peace — something approach- ing belligerency. Familiar to all S ' arth- moreans is another Old Timer, the famous Collec- tion Room Clock. For de- cades it gazed solemnly upon the assembled students, meas- uring out to them their full quarter with a precision worthy of the Department of Mathematics. But approach- ing age rendered its voice weak in comparison with the tones of the Majors in Pub- lic Speaking. So it fled to the Superintendent ' s office, where it now looks down benignly upon the world of affairs and follows practical courses in Economics. sm THE IVIES OF PARRISH Before leaving Parrish, let us drop a tear to the memory of a defunct Old Timer — the College Pump. In the olden days, when the Department of Chemistry was less sumptuously housed and the Department of Biology too busy to pursue Hygiene strenu- ously, the Pump vied with the Central Alcoves as a place of rendezvous. There groups could often be seen, plying one another with draughts of cold, sparkling, delicious, germy HiO. Now we take our drinks hygienic, warm, and inside. Requiescas in pace. Old Pump! Not a splinter of thine architecture remains; not all the science in the Depart- ment of Engineering could resurrect thy haadle; thou art longer but a moist and bibulous memory. Page Tz :enty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN We must now speed over the east campus to our next Old Timer. i . rasw ' SSWMiSSiS! ' aOK U " ' ' impossible to pass the an- ' A ■ S w i ct HMMH cient Cherry Tree without a few re- flections. Ha, Ha! Professor T. A. Jenkins! So it was here thee first practiced whittling, and became so adept that thee can hew a Ro- manic word from an almost impos- sible Latin etymon. And it was here, Mr. David B. Rushmore and Mr. Joseph Fitch, that you cut your early figures, you who now cut such big ones in the engineering world, or as a magistrate and ex-assembly- man. Dr. Edward B. Martin, thee also did a little carving here, in preparation, we suppose, for thy arduous duties as host to the foot- ball team, and also for thy brave labors at a different kind of table. And " J. R. H., " our Very Own, thou fertile one much sought by the muse, we find here traces of thy first lispings, a few words from " Ode to a Caterpillar " and " E. G. ' s Eyes. " THE CHERRY TREE THE BENJAMIN WEST HOUSE Page Tivcnty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN And now, the Classic Writers in our College Library. Because of the great elas- ticity given to the word classic by Sainte- Beuve, we could include here, not only the Greek editions by Herbert W. Smyth, but also tonnes from the study of Carroll R. Williams and dedicated to our Department of Law; entomologies by Wm. Stanley Marshall; classics on College Management by Hetty Coale Lippincott and Fannie Amelia WiUets; and Charles R. Miller ' s oration of that memorable Founders ' Day in 1915. (Is he a child of the Department of Political Science or does he belong to the EngHsh?) Here, too, 191 7 ' s Halcyon will cast its effulgence, side by side with that of 1914. My next Old Timer is the Benjamin West House. This is our greatest patent of nobility, the strongest connecting link be- tween Swarthmore College and the aristo- - - cratic old colonial days of Pennsylvania. ' ■ Whenever a Swarthmorean visits the Na- tional Portrait Gallery at London and views the beautiful marble bust of Benjamin West, the painter, he or she can swell up with pride at the thought that Benjamin West ' s birth- place is a part of the furnishings of our col- lege campus. Swarthmore ' s artistic strength, her aesthetic charm, lie not only in her woods and river and gracefully sloping swards, but also in the historical touches that dot her campus. Of these the Benjamin West House is naturally the most important. Go read the inscription upo n its venerable side and reflect upon the necessity of achieving something in life, if you would have your names endure and be known to men when you become Old Timers. And now our last subject, Michael at the station. In the picture of Swarthmore, upon which you will look back in future years, personalities will stand forth vividly. In high relief will be this old Celtic figure, Michael in his life-saving station. For more than seventeen years Michael ' s keen eyes have been piercing the invisible, his even keener nose has been ferreting out the odor of smoke long before the trains left Media or Morton. In all this time his vigilance has never slackened, his fidelity has never wavered. Nor have his manners. We could all learn many lessons in patience, rehableness, and courtesy from the Irish Michael. „ ISABELLE BrONK. MICHAEL H Page Tzventy-tzvo Murderer — We are men, ni}- liege. Macbeth — Ay, in the catalogue ye go for men. m Page Tiveniy-lhree THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Administrative Officers Joseph Swain, M.S., LL.D., i ' b k. President. John Anthony Miller, Ph.D., Vice President. Henrietta Josephine Meeteer, Ph.D., b k. Dean of Women. William Albert Alexander, A.B., i rA, Dean. John Russell Hayes, A.B., LL.B., b k. Librarian. Harriet E. Worrell, Secretary to the President. Chester Roberts, Superintendent. Ella MicHENER, Assistant to the Dean of Women. Clara E. McCance, Secretary to the Dean. Anna Ethel Foster, A.B., Assistant Librarian. Anne C. BrierLY, Dietitian. Sarah Doddrell Coale, Matron of Wharton Hall. Caroline Augusta Lukens, B.L., Matron of Parrish Hall Center. Mary E. Cook, Director of the Laundry. Elizabeth Graham Redheffer, Bookkeeper. Elizabeth Swartz, Nurse. Page Tweiity-fdur THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Faculty Elizabeth Powell Bond, A.M., ' l B K, Dean Emeritus. Arthur BeaRDSLEY, C.E., Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Engineering, and Librarian of the Friends ' Historical Library. William Hyde Appleton, A.B., A.M., LL.B., Ph.D., B K, Emeritus Professor of the Greek Language and Literature. Susan J. Cunningham, Sc.D., Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. George Arthur Hoadley, C.E., A.B., A.M., Sc.D., K A, Emeritus Professor of Physics. I. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH Harold Clarke Goddard, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., B K, Alexander Criswold Cum- mins Professor of English. Roy Bennett Page, A.B., A.M., l K 2, Assistant Professor of English. Maud Bassett Gorham, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., B K, Instructor in English. Clara Mabel Hogue, A.B., A.M., Instructor in English. Priscilla Goodwyn Griffin, A.B., K A 0, Instructor in English. Walter Hanrichs Renner Trumbauer, B.S., A.M., E B K, Instructor in English. II. DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH AND SPANISH IsABELLE Bronk, Ph.B., Ph.D., J B K, Susan W . Lippincott Professor of the French Language and Literature. Marion Virginia Peirce, A.B., A.M., Instructor in French and Spanish. Annette S. Plass, A.B., A.M., Instructor in French. Jean Hamilton Walker, A.B., • BK, Assistant in French. III. DEPARTMENT OF GERMAN Benjamin F. Battin, A.B., Ph.D., B K, K , Professor of the German Lan- guage and Literature, and Secretary of the Faculty. Clara Price Newport, A.B., Ph.D., $ B K, Assistant Professor of German. Antonia Weissbraun, Ph.D., Acting Instructor in German. Absent on leave. r Page Tzvcnty-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN IV. DEPARTMENT OF GREEK AND LATIN Walter Dennison, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., B K, Professor of Creek and Latin. Henrietta Josephine Meeteer, A.B., Ph.D., I B K, Assistant Professor of Creek- Allen Brown West, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Instructor in Creek ond Latin. V. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SPEAKING Paul Martin Pearson, A.B., A.M., Litt.D., a T a. Professor of Public Speaking. Philip Marshall Hicks, A.B., A.M., A 2 P, K 4-, Instructor in Public Speaking. Elizabeth Biggins Oliver, A.B., A.M., Instructor in Public Speaking. VI. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS William Isaac Hull, A.B., Ph.D., B K, Ben, Isaac H. Clothier Professor of Histor]) and International Relations. Ethel May Burnett, A.B., Assistant in History. VII. DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Robert Clarkson Brooks, A.B., Ph.D., $ B K, S X, Joseph Wharton Professor of Political Science. VIII. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS Louis Newton Robinson, A.B., Ph.D., B K, a Y, Professor of Economics. Leonard Bayliss Krueger, Ph.B., A.M., Acting Instructor in Economics IX. DEPARTMENT OF LAW Thomas Walter Gilkyson, A.B., A.M.,, LL.B., A Y, Instructor in Larv. Howard Cooper Johnson, B.L., LL.B., A Y, Lecturer in Law. Page Tzventy-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN X. DEPARTMENT OF RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY Jesse Herman Holmes, B.S., Ph.D., 4 B K, Professor of the History of Religion and Philosophy. XI. DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION Bird Thomas Baldwin, B.S., A.M., Ph.D., ii E, Professor of Psychology and Edu- cation. Lelia Eloise Vest, A.B., B K, A r. Assistant in Psychology and Education. XII. DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY Spencer Trotter, M.D., :i E, Professor of Biology and Geology. Samuel Copeland Palmer, A.B., A,.M., Ph.D., AY, Assistant Professor of Biology and Geology. XIII. DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS Albert Winslow Barker, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts. XIV. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Gellert Alleman, B.S., Ph.D , Professor of Chemistry. Henry Jermain Maude Creighton, B.A., M.A., M.Sc, D.Sc, Assistant Pro- fessor of Chemistry. Ralph Gerene Gutelius, A.B., Instructor in Chemistry. XV. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL, MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING George Frederick Blessing, B.M.E., M.E., Ph.D., 5 E, 2 X, . V. Williamson Professor of Mechanical Engineering. c Page Tzvcnty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Lewis Fussell, B.S., M.S., E.E., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical Erigineering. George William Lewis, M.E., M.M.E., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engi- neering. Scott Barrett Lilly, B.S., C.E., Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. Albert W. Preston, Instructor in Engineering, XVI. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND ASTRONOMY John Anthony Miller, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., 2 =, B K, Edward H. Magill Pro- fessor of Mathematics and Astronomv. Walter Ross Marriott, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., S H, Assistant Professor of Mathe- matics. John Himes Pitman, A.B., A.M., Instructor in Mathematics and Astronomy. XVII. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS Harvey Cornelius Hayes, A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Morris L. Clothier Professor of Ph isics. XVIII. PHYSICAL EDUCATION OF THE MEN Eugene LeRoy Mercer, M.D., Director of Physical Education and Lecturer in Hygiene. XIX. PHYSICAL EDUCATION OF THE WOMEN Lillian Shaw, A.B., Director of Physical Education of the Women. Mary R. Lewis, B.S., M.D., Lecturer in Hygiene. c Page Tzvcnty-eight Page Tzvcnty-tiine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Swarthmore College Alumni Association 0 " 1N the 8th of May, 1875, the classes of 73 and ' 74 made the first plans for the organization of the Alumni Association. On May 29th, 1875, the constitution was adopted, and in 1881 the charter of the Association was obtained ; the Association was in- corporated on January 16th, 1882. From that time to the present day, the Association has carried on its work, endeavoring, to the best of its ability, (to use the words of the constitution) " to promote union and good feeling among Alumni, and to advance in all proper ways the interests of Swarthmore College. " T. Walter Gilkyson Officers for 1915-16 President T. Walter Gilkyson, ' 01 Philadelphia Bertha L. Broomell, ' 94 Herman Hoopes, ' 74 Percival Parrish, ' 96 Vice Presidents Baltimore, Md. Philadelphia Philadelphia Secretary-Treasurer Abby Mary Hall Roberts, ' 90 Swarthmore Charles G. Hodge, ' 96 Henry B. Seaman, ' 81 Bird T. Baldwin, ' 00 - Board of Directors (Term Expires June, 1916) Philadelphia New York, N. Y. Swarthmore (Term Expires June, 1917) Ellen W. Battin, ' 93 Owen Moon, Jr., ' 94 Margaret Laurie Seaman, ' 89 Swarthmore - Trenton, N. J. Glen Cove, N. Y. Page Thirty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Western Swarthmore Club mHE Western Swarthmore Club was organized in December, 1903. It started at an informal dinner where about a dozen former Swarthmoreans had gathered to listen to ex-President Magill. A happy suggestion resulted in the immediate forma- tion of the Chicago Swarthmore Club. Upon electing Francis E. Broomell, ' 93, Secretary and Treasurer, the Club began to take on a larger aspect. It was reorganized and named thp Western Swarthmore Club, now with a membership of over sixty. From that time it has grown until the Secretary has on his lists over three hundred names of gradu- ates and ex-students. Although still young, the Western Swarthmore Club is very active. It provides an outlet for the Swarthmore spirit of the West. Chief among its activities is a scholarship, which is offered annually by competition to all preparatory and high schools west of the Allegheny Mountains. The Club sent its tenth scholar to college last fall and has induced many more to select Swarthmore as a college home. By means of the competitive scholar- ship, all the principal schools of the West hear of Swarthmore, and the scholars carry her good name wherever they go. The Western Swarthmore Club has proved loyal to its Alma Mater, not by words but by deeds. Governing Board President Prof. T. Atkinson Jenkins, ' 87, 541 1 Greenwood Avenue, Chicago Treasurer - - Francis E. Broomell, ' 93, 601 Reaper Block, Chicago Secretary - - . . Fred M. Simons, Jr., ' 09, University of Chicago William I. Battin, ' 96 Francis G. Blair, ' 97 David K. Dickinson, ' 90 Howard S. Evans, ' 03 Frederic S. Larison, ' 97 Prof. Wm. S. Marshall, Max. B. Miller, ' 09 Ralph Stone, ' 89 88 Carroll H. Sudler, ' 88 Mrs. William E. Sweet, ' 88 Mark Thistlethwaite, ' 88 James E. Verree, ' 83 Daniel Webster, ' 89 John E. Wells, ' 89 Edith M. Winder, ' 01 Club Scholars 1906-1907, Murat Louis Johnson, A.B., 1909, Kentucky; 1907-1908, Clyde Insley Blanchard, ex-1911, Missouri; 1908-1909, Alice Elizabeth Masten, ex-1912, Indiana; 1 909-1 91 0, James Jacob Schock, A.B., 191 3, Oklahoma ; 1 91 0-1 91 1 , Edwin Adams Lucas, A.B., 1914, Illinois; 191 1-1912, Lelia Eloise Vest, A.B., 1915, Iowa; 1912-1913, John Ewing Orchard, 1916, Nebraska ; 1913-1914, Clarence Gates Myers, 1917, Iowa; 1914-1915, Jesse Halsted, 1918, Wisconsm; 1915-1916, Allm Hugh Pierce, 1919, Iowa. Page Thirty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Trenton Swarthmore Club T HE Trenton Swarthmore Club is an organization composed of about thirty Swarth- moreans of Trenton, N. J., formed primarily for the purpose of furnishing a scholar- ship in Swarthmore College to the preparatory schools of Trenton and vicinity. The organization offers yearly a full, free competitive honor scholarship of $400, which is awarded to the most worthy male applicant from the neighboring terri- tory ; this includes seven of the most prominent preparatory schools within a radius of ten miles. The requirements for application are based somewhat on those of the Rhodes Scholar- ship, and embrace scholarship, character, moral force, and physical development. The purpose of the award is to induce men from that vicinity to enter Swarthmore, the aim of the committee being to attract and develop all-around men, since no particular stress is given to any one line of activity. Oj cers President ----- WiLLIAM M. MusCHERT Vice President - - - - J. AUGUSTUS CadwalladeR Secretary and Treasurer - - . . James E. Mitchell Coverning Board William M. Muschert J. Augustus Cadwallader James E. Mitchell Dr. Alvin W. Atkinson Owen Moon, Jr. Harvey T. Sattertwhaite Robert C. Manning Club Scholars 1910-1911, Howard M. Buckman, A.B., 1914, Trenton High School; 1911- 1912, Hyland Lorraine Hodgson, ex-1915, Trenton High School; 1912-1913, Edwin Augustus Tomlinson, 1916, George School; 1913-1914, Stanley Avoy Pennock, ex- 1917, Peddie Institute; 1914-1915, Frederick Stockton Donnelly, 1918, New Jersey State Model School; Walter William Maule, 1918, George School; 1915-1916, Frank- lin Preston Buckman, 1919, Trenton High School. Page Thirty-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Swarthmore Club of New York mHE Swarthmore Club of New York was organized in 1913, and was the outgrowth of informal gatherings which had been held annually since 1908. All Swarthmore men, ' graduates and ex-students, who reside within 50 miles of New York City, are eligible to membership. The annual dues of the Club are $2.00 and the present mem- bership is I 07, which IS about three-fourths of those eligible. The objects of the Club are primarily social, the aim being to provide an oppor- tunity for Swarthmore men to gather informally and keep up and renew old friendships. The Club has also served the important function of keeping its members in touch with the new Swarthmore, and alive to the active work being done at the college and the changes and developments which are constantly taking place. A third object of the Club is the advancement of the college interests in New York. In 1915 there were two meetings, both of which were held at the Aldine Club; the first on April 9, and the second on December 10, 1915. At the former meeting, the Club was addressed by Dr. Swain on the objects of a college education, and at the latter by the Honorable Frederick C. Hicks, ex- ' 93. Congressman, who entertained the Club with a travelogue on " Ancient Ruins. " Officers President - - - - - Henry C. TURNER, ' 93 Secretary and Treasurer - - - Maurice E. Griest, ' 04 Board of Covernors Joseph Fitch, ' 79 . John P. Brocmell, ' 99 Frederick A. Seaman, ' 83 Maurice E. Griest, ' 04 Henry C. Turner, ' 93 Edward P. Palmer, ' 06 R. Grant Bennett, ' 97 Henry C. Field, ' 09 David T. Dunning, ' 1 3 Page Thirty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Swarthmore Club of West Jersey A MEETING of Swarthmore graduates and ex-students living in and around River- ton and Moorestown, N. J., was held on March 31, 191 I, and an organization _ effected as the Swarthmore Club of West Jersey. Its purpose is expressed in the following: " We, the subscribers, hereby form ourselves into an association for the pur- pose of promoting the bests interests of Swarthmore College. Dated this 31 st day of March, A. D. 191 1. " The association now numbers thirty-six members. William R. Lamb Abigail Evans, 1885 Charles C. Miller, 1886 Hetty Lippincott Miller, 1888 Martha McIlvain Biddle, 1890 Mary Wilkinson Coles, 1 890 Henry B. Coles, 1892 David R. Lippincott, 1 893 Caroline Biddle Lippincott, 1894 Charles T. Brown, 1 898 Helen T. S. Brown, 1900 Mary W. Lippincott, 1901 J. Warner E. Love, 1901 T. H. Dudley Perkins, 1906 Mabel Sullivan D ' Olier, 1907 Beulah H. Parry, 1909 Tacy p. Paul, 1881 Martha H. Hollingshead, 1886 Horace Roberts, 1 887 Lydia Rogers Hollingshead, 1 889 William D. Lippincott, 1890 Rachel DeCou Herr, 1891 Martha Andrews Lippincott, 1 893 Herman Conrow, 1 894 Elizabeth Bailey Powell, 1895 Lester Collins, 1900 Deborah L. Ferrier, 190! Edith Shipwith Coale, 1902 Elizabeth R. Lippincott, 1907 Francis W. D ' Olier, 1907 Alice Mulford Stover, 191 1 Therese Spackman, 1911 Helen Paul, 1911 E. Russell Perkins, 1911 Emmor Roberts, 1911 Alfred W. Evans, 1913 Page Thirty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Philadelphia Swarthmore Club T HE Philadelphia Swarthmore Club was founded in 1 889. Good fellowship and love of Alma Mater have been the keystone in the arch of the Club ' s con- . tinued success. Since 1 899, the Club has held without interruption an annual meet- ing and dinner, the Philadelphia Association being the only one with such a record. The dinner this year was held on February 26. The first annual dinner, held on April 14, 1 889, was attended by some sixty members. The attendance now averages about one hundred and seventy-five. The Club has never had any regular officers, but it is the prac- tice to appoint each year a committee to take charge of the following year ' s meetmg and dinner. During his life time, Mr. Gerrit E. H. Weaver was the moving spirit and chair- man of this committee. From the date of his death until 1914 Howard Cooper Johnson acted gis chairman. For the past two years, Charles C. Miller, of Riverton, N. J., has headed the committee. The Commiliee Carroll R. Williams T. H. Dudley Perkins William H. Brooks Edwin J. Johnson Walter Clothier L. Fred Gieg Edward B. Temple Charles G. Hodge J. Milton Griscom Frederick A. Seaman Howard Cooper Johnson Henry C. Turner T. Walter Gilkyson Joseph R. Grundy J. Archer Turner John Mason Charles C. Miller, Chairman Page Thirty-five DIGNIFIED SENIORS Page Thirl y-si.r Page Thirtv-sez ' cn z ui i- X z u H z o o I H P«g Thirty-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN SEWELL W. HODGE JOHN E. ORCHARD Senior Class Officers First Semester President Sewell Webb Hodge Vice President James J. Jackson, Jr. Secretary Edith Ridgway Satterthwaite Treasurer - Marc P. DowDELL Second Semester President - JoHN EwiNG Orchard Vice President - Laurance Peters Gowdy Secretary - Emma T. R. Williams Treasurer - - - - - - - James Bloomfield Melick Page Thirty-nine Helen Dorothy Atkinson, Moorestown, N. J. " The Silent Voice " Prepared at Moorestown Friends ' High School; Somerville; N " ! . English Edwin Warman Baker, a y, Bahimore, Md. - Political Science " Daddy Long Legs " Prepared at Bahimore Friends ' School; Baseball Squad (I-II) ; Vice Presi- dent of Class (II-l ) ; Kwink. Thomas Lees Bartleson, Chester - - Chemical Engineering " The Littlest Rebel " Prepared at Chester High School; Scrub Football (I-II-III-IV) ; Scrub La- crosse (II). Margaret Bishop, Lansdowne . . . " The Bishop ' s Dilemma " Prepared at Lansdowne High School. English Page luirly A LESSON IN CAMPUSTRY THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN John Russell Blackburn, Bedford - Economics " Under Cover " Prepared at Juniata Academy. Charles McIntire Blackwell, k i-, Trenton, N. J. Economics " The Pride of Race " Prepared at Trenton High School; Football (I-III) ; ' Varsity Track (I-II-III-IV) ; Kwink; Ye Monks. Edmund Shannon Bradfield, k ii, Barnesville, O. Mechanical Engineering " The Motor Maid " Prepared at Barnesville High School ; Engineers Club. THE wood nymph Hazel Hemphill Brown, a r, Philadelphia " The Good Little Devil " Astronomy Prepared at Friends ' Central School ; Treasurer of Women ' s Student Govern- ment Association (IV-I); President of Mathematical Club (IV-2) ; Somer- ville. Herbert Lawyer Brown, 3 2 K, Glen Mills, Biology " The Music Master " Prepared at West Chester High School ; ' Varsity Base- ball (I-II-II-IV) ; Class President (III-2) ; Member of Men ' s Student Government Executive Committee (IV-1 ) ; Musical Clubs (I-II-III-IV) ; Leader and Director III-IV); Kwink; Book and Key. Alice Gibson Bryan, a r, Wilmington, Del. Economics " Such a Little Queen " Prepared at Wilmington High School ; Somerville, A A 2- BERT Page Fort -oiic THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Benjamin Sydney Clime, k 2, Philadelphia - - Economics " The Light of Other Da s " Prepared at Central Manual School; Baseball Squad (I-IV) ; Swimming Team (I-III-IV) ; ' Varsity Football (I-II-III-IV) ; Captam (IV) ; Track Squad (II-III) ; Winner of College Swimming Championship (II) ; Class Treasurer (1-2) ; President (III-l ) ; President of Men ' s Student Government Association (IV-1 ) ; Joseph Leidy ; T. H. D. ; Book and Key. Hyman Harry Cohen, Philadelphia - - . - Economics " Very Good, Eddie " Prepared at Southern High School; three years at University of Pennsylva- nia; ' Varsity Debate (IV). George Fox Corse, $ K , Gardenville, Md. - - - History " Nearly Married " Prepared at Baltimore Friends ' School; Captain of Class Baseball (III) ; Vice President of Class (I-l ) ; Assistant Editor of Y. M. C. A. Handbook (III) ; Musical Clubs (I). Helen Collins Culin, a r, Ogontz - Economics " You Never Can Tell " Prepared at Friends ' Central School ; ' Varsity Basketball (II); Class Hockey Captain (I-II-III-IV); ' Varsity Hockey (II-III-IV) ; Captam (IV) ; Captam of Gym ! ■ ' " Js T Team (I-III) ; ' Varsity Gym (II) ; Athletic Council (II-III) ; Secretary of Women ' s Student Government H. C. " TO THE RIGHT Association (II- ] ) ; T I K. Ellsworth Ferris Curtin, t a o, Clarksburg, W. Va. Chemical Engineering " Inside the Lines " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School; ' Varsity Football (II-IV) ; Varsity Lacrosse (II-III); Athenaeum; Treasurer (IV). Isabel Dorothy Deacon, Mt. Holly, N. J. - - - French " The Nem York Idea " Prepared at Mt. Holly High School; Captain of Class Hockey Team (IV) ; ' Varsity Hockey Team (IV) ; Y. W. C. A. Page Foriy-tzvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Fred Condon Dennis, k :S, Terhune, Ind. - - Mathematics " The Brass Monkey " Prepared at Sheridan High School; Lacrosse (III-IV) ; Lacrosse Manager (IV) ; Mathematical Club; President (IV-I). Hugh Frederick Denworth, K , West Chester " Chin Chin " Economics Prepared at West Chester State Normal School; Scrub Football (I) ; ' Varsity Baseball (I) ; ' Varsity Debate (I-III-IV) ; President of Debate Board (IV) ; Second Place Extemporaneous Speaking Contest (I) ; Third Place (III) ; Wmner of Potter Prize Extemporaneous Debate Contest (IV) ; Sec- retary of Athenaeum (III-I); President of Class of 1917 (1-2) ; Treasurer of Y. M. C. A. (Ill) ; President (IV) ; Member of Men ' s Student Gov- ernment Executive Committee (IV-I, 2); President (IV-1); Musical Clubs (I-III); A2P; Book and Key. Dorothy Archer Develin, Camden, N. J. " The Alien " Prepared at Camden High School ; Somerville ; 2 $. History William Henry Dillingham, Winchester, Va. - Political Science " The Man Masterful " Prepared at Episcopal Academy; attended Washington and Lee University; Track (II) ; Alligator Staff (IV) ; High Point Score, Phoenix Cup Sports (III). MaRCIA Sibil Doan, K a 0, Indianapohs, Ind. Biology " The Daren of To-Morrow " Prepared at Shortridge High School ; Secretary of Joseph Leidy; Halcyon Staff (III) ; Alli- g ' ator Staff (IV) ; FI K, 2 . DENNY AT HOME Page Forty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Thomas Henry Doyle, Philadelphia - - Civil Engineering " A Baby Grand " Prepared at Southern High School ; Swimming Team ; Scrub Lacrosse. SNOW BIRDS Marc P. Dowdell, T A O, Harrisburg Political Science " That Printer of Udell ' s " Prepared at Columbus (Ohio) North High School; Swim- ming Team (III-IV) ; Manager of Swimming (IV) ; Class Treasurer (IV-1 ) ; Phoenix Staff. Leslie Hyatt Eby, K , Sheboygan, Wis. Mechanical Engineering " The Princess Pat " Prepared at Sheboygan High School ; Swimming Team (IV) ; Musical Clubs (I) ; Manager Minstrel Show (III). Rebekah Alcyone Fairlamb, Brandywine Summit - - English " Twenty) Minutes Late " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School; Somerville; English Club. Laura Jackson Fetter, Hopewell, N. J. " Fair and Warmer " Prepared at Hopewell High School. Public Speaking IHE CONNECTICUT COWBOY Page Forly-fnur THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Laurance Peters Gowdy, 1 ' i; K, Thompsonville, Conn. Political Science " A Fool There Was " Prepared at Phillips Exeler Academy; ' Varsity Track Team (I-II-III-IV) ; Captain (IV); Manager of Football (IV); Halcyon Staff (III); Ye Monks; Kwink. Malcolm Sague Graham, K , Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Mechanical Engineering " Crump]} " Prepared at Poughkeepsie High School; Scrub Football (I-III) ; Ye Monks; Engineers Club. Gladys Evelyn Griffen, Brooklyn, N. Y. " Hello, Broadrvav " Mathematics Prepared at Erasmus Hall; ' Varsity Hockey (III-IV) ; Class Secretary (II-1) ; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (III) ; Somerville; T I K, 5 . Gladys Cunningham Hall, k a 0, Swarthmore - - - English " The Quaker Cirl " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School; Class Secretary (III-l ) ; Secre- tary of Somerville (II) ; President (IV) ; Halcyon Staff (III) ; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (IV) ; n 2 X, A A 2. Charity Bell Hampson, n b $, Govans, Md., Latin " The Slim Princess " Prepared at Baltimore Friends ' School; Third Place Freshman Gym Contest; Class Secretary (III-2) ; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (IV) ; Somerville; IT 2 X, 2 . Randolph Behrens Harlan, Mauch Chunk Mechanical Engineering " The Master Mechanic " Prepared at Mauch Chunk High School; Musical Clubs (I-III-IV) ; Joseph Leidy ; Engineers Club. GLAD AS USUAL Page Fortx-fivc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN SEWELL AT REST David Percival Harry, Jr., t a o, Philadelphia Latin " The Chief " Prepared at George School ; ' Varsity Baseball (II-III); " Varsity Basketball (III-IV) ; Captain (IV) ; Scrub Football (I-II-III) ; Class Treasurer (II- 1 ) ; President (II-2) ; Treasurer of Men ' s A. A. (Ill) ; Men ' s Student Government Executive Committee (III-I, 2); Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (II-III) ; Ye Monks; Ba k and Key; B K; An- son Lapham Scholarship (I). Mary Elizabeth Harvey, Brandywine Summit " The FloTver Ctrl " French Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School ; ' Varsity Hockey Team (III-IV); Somerville; Corresponding Secretary of Somerville (IV). Sewell Webb Hodge, k 2, Washington, D. C. - - Mathematics " The Man From Home " Prepared at Central High School; Lacrosse (III-IV); Class President (IV- 1 ) ; Photographer of Halcyon Staff (III) ; Musical Clubs (I-II-IV) ; President of Mathematical Club (III-I). James J. Jackson, Jr., a y, Christiana - - Electrical Engineering " The Easiest Way " Prepared at George School; ' Varsity Lacrosse (II-III-IV) ; Soccer (III-IV) ; Manager (III); Captain (III-IV); Vice President of Class (IV-1 ) ; Ye Monks; Engineers Club. cal;ght with the goods Page Forty-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Isabel Cope Jenkins, k a 0, Philadelphia - Latin " Bought and Paid For " Prepared at Germantown Friends ' School ; Somerviile; S . Helen Elizabeth Johnson, a r, Boston, Mass. Greek " LHile Miss Fixii ' Prepared ' at Swarthmore High School ; Y. W. C. A. ; Somerviile. Dorothy Elizabeth Joline, Tottenville, N. Y. English " The Angel in the House " Prepared at Perth Amboy High School ; Somerviile. FRENZIED finance Helen May Kelly, n B $, New York, N. Y. - - - Latin " The Follies of 1916 " Prepared at Richmond Hill High School, and Perth Amboy High School; Y. W. C. A.; Somerviile; Brush and Kurl; Classical Club; 2 . Ruth Agnes Lacey, Reading Latin " Quick Action " Prepared at Reading High School; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (IV) ; Vice Presi- dent of Somerviile (III). Olive Francis Laird, West Chester - - - Mathematics " The Dummy " Prepared at West Chester High School; Deborah Fisher Wharton Scholar (III); 3iBK. History Ruth Elizabeth Loomis, n B l , West Chester " She Comes Up Smiling " Prepared at West Chester High School; Basketball (II-III) ; f --- " Vice President of Class (IILI); Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (III) Women ' s Student Government Executive Committee (II-IV) Sometville; A A 2, 2 . t IB.--; J loom Page Forty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN SUNNY JIM Mary Howitt McGahey, Darby - - . . _ Latin " Common Cla " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School; Somerville. Joseph Wolf March, Abbottstown Electrical Engineering " Nobody Home " Prepared at Abbottstown High School, C. V. S. Normal School, and Perkiomen Seminary ; Joseph Leidy ; Engineers Club. James Bloomfield Melick, a y. Media - Mechanical Engineering " The Flving Dutchman " Prepared at Fishburne Military School; Varsity Baseball (I-II) ; Manager of Basketball (IV); Class President (1-2); Treasurer (IV-2) ; Halcyon Staff (III) ; Musical Clubs (IV) ; Engmeers Club; Ye Monks; Kwink. Anna Marguerite Michener, K a o, Bendersville Political Science " The Big Idea " Prepared at West Chester State Normal School; Secretary of Class of 1917 (1-2) ; Women ' s Student Government Executive Committee (Ill-i ; IV-! , 2) ; Somerville ; 11 S X. MICH Page Forty-eight Evelyn Levis Miller, n B $, Hatboro " Some Baby " History Prepared at Abington Friends ' School ; ' Varsity Hockey (IV) ; Leading Part in Sophomore Show ( " Follies of ' 16 " ); Phoenix Staff (III-2; IV-1, 2); Y. W. C. A.; Somerville; French Circle; Women ' s Glee Club (I-II- III-IV) ; 2 . THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Jean Florence Morton, Morton - French " The Commuters " Prepared at Swarthmore High School ; President of Day Students ' Association (IV-1); Somerville; French Circle. John Dwight Murch, :S K, Glen Ridge, N. J. Mechanical Engineering " Damaged Coods " Prepared at Glen Ridge High School ; ' Varsity Football (II-III); Captain (IV); ' Vareity La- crosse (II-III) ; Captain (IV) ; Class President (III-l); Men ' s Student Government Executive Committee (III-l, IV-2) ; Halcyon Staff (III) ; President of Engineers Club (IV); Kwink; Ye Monks. Eleanor Morgan Neely, a r. New York, N. Y. Public Speaking " She Sloops to Conquer " Prepared at Friends ' Seminary; First Prize in Declama- tion Contest (III) ; Second Place in Oratorical Contest (III) ; Class Secretary (I-I) ; Vice President of Wom- en ' s Student Government Association (III-I); Hal- cyon Staff (III) ; Alligator Staff (IV) ; Swarthmore Delegate to Fiftieth Anniversary of Vassar College (IV) ; Somerville; n 2 X; FI ' K; 2 . Joseph Siddons Neville, Delanco, N. J. Civil Engineering " Watch Your Step " Prepared at Palmyra High School; Joseph Leidy; En- gine ers Club. DAMAGED GOODS ELEANOR AND- Page Forlv-itiue THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN K Mary Nunez, Tampa, Fla. - - Biology " The Fossil " Prepared at Hillsborough County High School ; Somer- ville, N J . John Ewing Orchard, a y, Omaha, Neb., Economics " The Man Higher Up " Prepared at South Omaha High School ; ' Varsity Debate (I) ; Class President (IV-2) ; President of Debate Board (III); Editor Halcyon (III); Editor Phoenix (IV); President of Athenaeum (IV-1 ) ; $ B K; Book and Key; Samuel J. Underbill Scholarship (II). PILED UP Horace Mitchell Perry, Chester - - - Political Science " Ten Nights in a Bar-Room " Prepared at Chester High School. William Theodore Pohlig, $ 2 K, Bala " Excuse Me " Chemical Engineering Prepared at Penn Charter School; Varsity Track; Manager of Track (IV) ; Vice President of Class (III-2) ; English Club; Joseph Leidy; Kwink. Isabel Roberts Pugh, k k r, Swarthmore . _ . History " Alone at Last " Prepared at Friends ' Central School; President of College Settlement (IV) ; riK. BILL POOR JOHN Page Fifty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Frederic Lawrence Pyle, k ii, Washington D. C. - -■ - Civil Engineering " Seven Keys to Baldpale " Prepared at Western High School, Washington ; Class Treasurer (III-2) ; President of Men ' s A. A. (IV) ; Men ' s Student Government Executive Com- mittee (III-2, IV-1) ; Business Manager of Phoenix (IV) ; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet; Musical Clubs (I-II- III-IV) ; Book an d Key. Lavinia Townsend Reed, Woodstown, N. J. English Bunrt]) Prepared at Pilesgrove High School. Florence Riddle, Fern Hill - - History " The Fire-Flv " Prepared at West Chester High School ; Somerville. John Sebring Riffert, a Y, Bound Brook, N. J. " The Idiot " Economics Prepared at Plainfield High School; ' Varsity Baseball (I-II-III-IV) ; Cap- tain (IV); Class Treasurer (1-2); Treasurer of Men ' s A. A. (IV); Ad- vertising Manager of Halcyon (III) ; Musical Clubs I-II-III-IV) ; Ye Monks ; Book and Key. Jean Stewart Riggs, k k r, Wellsville, O., English " The Girl of the Golden West " Prepared at Wellsville High School ; Somerville. Edith Elizabeth Robertson, Wilmington, Del. History " Dancing Around " Prepared at Wilmington High School; Women ' s Student Government Executive Committee (III-2) ; Somerville; Brush and Kurl ; 2 4 ' . HE stoops to conquer Page Fifty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN A STUDY Sarah Rutter Rose, Chester - - . . English " The Cirl Who Smiles " Prepared at Chester High School. Edith Ridgway Satterthwaite, K K r, Trenton, N. J. Latin " The Road to Happiness ' Prepared at Trenton High School ; Class Secretary (IV- 1 ) ; Women ' s Student Government Executive Com- mittee (III-l, IV-2); Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (III); Halcyon Staff (III) ; Somerville; n 2 X; 5 . Charlotte Vancourt Seeds, Philadelphia " The Passing Shorx " Prepared at Stevens School. English Elizabeth Jack Shoemaker, k k r, Philadelphia - - English " The Sunshine Girl " Prepared at Friends ' Central School; ' Varsity Hockey (IV) ; ' Varsity Gym (I-III); ' Varsity Basketball (IMII) ; Captain (IV); Class Secretary (II-1 ) ; President of Women ' s A. A. (IV) ; T I K; 2 ! ' . Samuel Steiner Shoemaker, 5 2 k, Chambersburg Mechanical Engineering " The Shoemaker ' s Holiday " Prepared at Perkiomen Seminary; ' Varsity Baseball (I-II-III-IV) ; Engi- neers Club; Secretary-Treasurer (III). . i i ' . William MacClean Shoemaker, k , Norristown Mechanical Engineering " A Gentleman of Leisure " Prepared at Norristown High School; ' Varsity La- crosse (III); Class Treasurer (III-l); Manager of Musical Clubs (IV); Engineers Club; Secretary- Treasurer (IV) ; Kwink. innocents abroad Page Fifty-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN English .1 ' English Katherine Wood Simons, K A m, Swarthmore " Miss Innocence " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School. Helen Newbold Spiller, K K r, Philadelphia " The Chorus Lad " Prepared. at Miss Hill ' s School; A A S. John Dayton Stephens, T A O, Philadelphia Mathematics " Slop! Look- ' Listen! " Prepared at Central High School; ' Varsity Football (IV). Ruth Stephenson, k K r, Philadelphia " The Cop " Prepared at West High School, Minneapolis; Attended University of Minnesota; Phoenix Staff (IV) ; Women ' s Student Government Executive Committee (IV- 1 ) ; Vice " President (III-2) ; President (IV-2) ;Somerville;nSX. Katharine Elizabeth Strode, n b $, West Chester History " Under Fire " Prepared at West Chester High School. Dorothy Emma Super, Minersville - - Latin " The Failhfui: ' Prepared at Minersville High School. Lewis Leland Tanguy, $ 2 k. West Grove Mathematics " The Unknown Quant ty " Prepared at George School; Soccer (III-IV) ; Manager (IV) ; Class Treasurer (II- 1 ) ; Vice President (III-I ) ; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (IV) ; President of Mathematical Club(n-l). Biology HAMLET Page Fifty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Edwin Augustus Tomlinson, a y, Salem, O. Economics " The Devil ' s Disciple " Prepared at George School; Manager Baseball (IV); ' Varsity Debate (I-II-IV) ; Winner of Oratorical Con- test (II) ; Vice President of Class (1-2) ; Cheer Leader (III-IV) ; President of Inter-Collegiate Oratorical Union (III-IV) ; Business Manager of Halcyon (III) ; Book and Key; Kwink. Agnes Cowgill Trowbridge, n B " t, Pittsburgh French " The Talk of the Town " Prepared at Western High School, Washington ; Attended George Washing- ton University ; Somerville ; French Circle. A CLOSE SHAVE Jane Williams Twining, Hatboro English " Safety First " Prepared at George School; Basketball (I); Somerville; Y. W. C. A.; Joseph Leidy ; English Club ; K 2 K. Eliza Katharine Ulrich, Chester, Public Speaking " Behind the Scenes " Prepared at Chester High School; Somerville Play (II- III-IV) ; Second Prize in Declamation Contest (III) ; Second Prize m Extemporaneous Speaking Contest (III) ; Somerville; English Club; H 2 X; Y. W. C. A. Cabinet (IV) ; Women ' s Glee Club. Alice Rose VanHorn, Plainfield, N. J. - Latin " Baby Mine " Prepared at Plainfield High School; Somerville; 2 " I . ED. AT BREAKFAST Page Fifty- four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Alice Wilde Verlenden, Darby - - - History " Just a Woman " Prepared at Swarthmore Preparatory School ; SomerviUe. Lillian Isabel Waters, k y «, Baltimore, Md. - English " Salvation Nell " Prepared at Roland Park Country School; ' Varsity Gym (II) ; Class Secretary (1-2) ; President of Y. W. C. A. (IV) ; Women ' s Student Government Executive Committee (III-2) ; n 2 X ; n K ; 5 . liz and aggie Chemistry Daniel Herbert Way, t a o, Oxford " The On j) Way " Prepared at George School; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet (II-III-IV) ; Treasurer (II) ; Vice President (IV) ; President of Joseph Leidy (IV) ; President of Phoenix Advisory Board (III-IV) ; Editor Y. M. C. A. Handbook (III) ; Athenaeum; President (IV-2). Marie Schell Weeks, a r, Philadelphia ... French " Pollyanna " Prepared at Philadelphia High School for Girls ; Treasurer of Y. W. C. A. (Ill) ; Halcyon Staff (III) ; SomerviUe; n 2 X. EaRLE H. WeLTZ, Wilmington, O. - - - - CHEMISTRY " Kick In ' Prepared at Wilmington. (O.) High School; Attended Wilmington College; Joseph Leidy ; Athenaeum. SWEET SIXTEEN Page Fifty-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN DOGWOOD Emma T. R. Williams, a r, Norristown - Astronomy " The Laiv of the Land " Prepared at Friends ' Central School; " Varsity Gym (I-II- III); ' Varsity Basketball (II); Class Secretary (IV-2) ; Treasurer of Women ' s A. A. (Ill) ; Secretary of Women ' s Student Government Association (II- 1 ) ; President (IV- 1 ) ; Associate Editor HALCYON (III) ;riK;n2X;2 . Anne Elizabeth Wilson, Princeton, N. J. " The Search L ' ght " English Prepared at Miss Fine ' s School, and Frau Bachmann ' s School, Zurich ; Somerville. Gertrude Norma Wood, Overbrook " Patience " Mathematics Prepared at Miss Sayward ' s School, Overbrook ; Secretary of Y. W. C. A. (II) ; Secretary of Mathematical Club (II-2) ; Somerville; Joseph Leidy; X $. Emily Grace Young, Easton - " The Doll Girl " Public Speaking ' help! ' Prepared at Easton High School; Declamation Contest (III-IV) ; Manager of Women ' s Glee Club (III-IV) ; Chairman of Somerville Executive Committee (IV). peace, perfect peace Page Fifly-si.v THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ex-Members of 1916 Augustus Raymond Albertson, S K Hallie Madeline Beall Susan Braxton Booth Sara Withrow Boyle, 11 B Harry Schweinhart Briggs, K S. Jervis Brinton, l K Norman W. Clark Rhoda May Cloud George Andrew Craig, a y Jessie Maud Dawe Henry Waddington Dunn, $ k C. Earl Evans Harry Gardner Fairlamb, t a o Faith Elizabeth Foulkes Abbott Wesley France Harold James Gawthrop, $ k Elsie K. Geiger Henry Roman Gozdzicki Virginia Thomas Hawkins, K a Joseph Stanley Hilton, a y James Pellett Hird, K S Elizabeth Ackley Holmes Alfred Warfield Ireland, t. A O Frances Coneston Jones Lillian Taylor Kerns, A r Lillian Paula Charles Howard Kistler, l K Edith Mae Kester Elizabeth Kurtz, ri B Elizabeth Campbell Lawton Elsie Lea Alfred Whitaker Lees Eric Maurice Lehman Emily Richardson Livezy Mary Shoemaker Lippincott, n B $ Lewis Wharton Mendelson Edwin Tasso Morgan Robert Flournoy Nunez, t a o Jean Arnott Follitt Mildred Price, n b Ruth Kirk Price Elizabeth Rebman Jesse Rubicum Roberts Roland Russell Roberts Florence Mala Snyder George Emerson Snyder John Higgens Stebbins Frederick G. Stritzinger Alfred George Taylor John Goodwin Taylor Walter Caldwell Webb, tag Weitzman Page Fifty-seven JUNIORS- Page Fifty-eight ;W ,; V 1 %K. ■ ? ia ,ffl f do r H 5. a (S) ( ;, (| f cl5 P(7ge Fifty-nine A •,C ' .- -AT WORK AND PLAY Page Sixty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JOHN TF.NNEY MASON LESTER B. SHOEMAKER Junior Class Officers First Semester President John Tenney Mason Vice President Walter Berlinger Lang Secretary - Mary Hickman Gawthrop Treasurer -------- Norman Glass Shidle Second Semester President Lester Burton Shoemaker Vice President JoHN RoACH SpROUL 5ecretarp " MARGARET Vail Willets Treasurer - - - - . - • - William Anderson Clarke Jt Pazc Si.rt ' -one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN OLGA ALICE AGO J JEANNETTE Latin In Latin and French she ' s hard to beat ; The best httle sport you ' ll ever meet; Her disposition is mighty sweet ; So here ' s to our Olga, " ires petite. " HAROLD AINSWORTH, 2 K SWARTHMORE Political Science Take an ounce of pepper; mix well with a grain of common sense; add a spoonful of lacrosse and a pinch of basketball. Put in enough water to swim in, and season to taste with a lackadaisical sense of humor. Jgl ' ' r t, u CLEMENT JOSEPH ALDERFER. T A o RENOVO Political Science " Gee, did you see them guys? Ain ' t they some big brutes? Remind me of some of the coal-heavers around the Renovo diggins. I bet them mountain-movers can play basketball some! " In this cheerful way Clem en- courages the team just before a game. Alas! Swarth- more is not what it used to be to him, for now that his Aunt Mary is married, Clem spends a lonesome hour at First-day Meeting. Page Sixty-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN MARGARET ALLEN WOODSTOWN, N. J. History Our Margaret was a quiet girl Wiien first to us she came. But since she ' s come to Swarthmore She ' s never been the same. This may be complimentary, And then it may not be; Just take it either way you like, She ' s not the same, you see. JAMES WILSON AMES, $ 2 K HAWLEY History Live with " Red " for a year, and you will be firmly convinced that the Irish are not a race, but a disposition. Always ready to laugh, or sing Kipling to extemporaneous tunes; what! you ' ve never heard Red sing? Go North, young man, to Old North! MARY CLEAVER ATKINSON TRENTON, N. J. Psychology and Education Quiet and studious Mary — chief prize winner in the Avalon Literary Browsing Contest. Go down to the library any afternoon, and over in some out-of-the-way nook you ' ll find Mary, oblivious to the hurry and worry of surrounding humanity. Should you charge her with being a book-worm, she ' ll roll up her eyes after the man- ner of a timid but friendly rabbit, and drawl out: " Oh, thee ' s mistaken. " I ;! . -t ' A Page Sixty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN LYNN HAMILTON BAILEY, TAG LEONIA, N. J. Civi7 Engineering Bailey is loquacious and oratorical on all occasions, but he has two favorite subjects: (1) Camden (a place in New Jersey); (2) " The Poetry of Modern Engineer- ing. " ' In extemp. contests he always discusses engineer- ing, whether the subject drawn is " The Latest Book " or " Modern Poetry. " He often comes into your room, with knitted brow, for a few serious words on modern eificiency, and leaves about 1 I :30 P. M., remarking that he hasn ' t had a chance to look at a single lesson for to- morrow. FRANCES HAWKE BAKER CHESTER English She comes, rain or shine, on the trolley each morn. And in the asphaltum a pathway has worn. She smiles when she meets you, the bell rings, and then — It ' s classes and hockey and Chester again. BOYD TERHUNE BARNARD, K 2 WINFIELD, KAN. economics Did he shave in the dark, or has he run out of Gillette blades? Neither, gentle reader; the sienna-tinted down adorning his lips was left there purposely, to reinforce the tone of his cornet. As the result of training in the Swarthmore Instrumental Club, " Sandy " was able to direct our Soph Show, and to play in the Philadelphia Band. We used to let him sing in the Glee Club, too, but decreasing attendance soon convinced us that Sandy ' s talents are instrumental rather than vocal. Page Sixty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JOHN WESLEY BELL LEBANON, IND. Political Science Johnny doesn ' t talk a great deal, but ' tis rumored that he once whispered in private councils that he is the third great man to come from Lebanon — Governor Ralston and Dean Alexander bemg the others. Johnny insists that the trouble with most students is that they know a thing so well, they don ' t know it at all. And so well does he practice this philosophy in the War course, that we doubt whether Doctor Brooks can bring himself to let Johnny leave. CHARLES GRANNISS BONNER, tag PHILADELPHIA Mechanical Engineering History tells us that many, many years ago, before the day of the telegraph and wireless, a youth ran something like twenty-six miles to carry news of the battle of Marathon. Those of us who have watched Bonner ' s wmged feet fly fleetly over hill and dale in a cross-country run, or have seen him outstrip man after man on the cin- ders, cannot help suspecting that his genealogy might be traced back to that hero of Marathon. Granniss himself firmly denies any such connection, but he is such a modest chap that we can ' t take his statement as absolute authority. LEON WILLARD BRIGGS TRENTON, N. J. Economics Picture to yourself a big Morris chair in a smoke-filled room. Add to this a figure in a gray shirt, curled up like a hanpm — knees under chin, feet on chair cushions, smoke curling upward from a favorite " jimmy " — and you have " Briggy. " And we must not forget his " gift of gab. " Absolutely the latest dope on all sports and courses. Doc Brook ' s classes preferred. Topics and pipe-load being exhausted, Briggy uncurls his feet, knocks out the ashes, and quietly goes in search of " more worlds to conquer. " Page Sixtv-Uve THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN RICHARD DAVIS BROOKE, 2 K PHILADELPHIA English Dick once wrote an oration which proved that all great men attain their greatness before they are thirty- three. This leaves him just a dozen years in which to carry out his inordinate ambition. Dick swears that his name will some day be in everybody ' s mouth, even if he has to have it printed on a million tooth-picks, and dis- tribute them free. ELL WOOD MORRIS BURDSALL, ■! K PORT CHESTER, N. Y. SOLID COMFORT! Not Palm Beach in Febru- ary; but a jimmy pipe, a Morris chair (any chair in Burd- sall ' s room), and the Pan-Hellenic Quarette — too busy to sing! We would rather sit at the feet of Morris ' mando- lin for five minutes, than be reared with Socrates as a tutor and Plato as a playmate. RICHARD LLOYD BURDSALL, i. K vl- PORT CHESTER, N. Y. Mechanical Engineering It is a good thing that Swarthmore gives only an A.B. degree, for if there were any such thmg as an A or A-f degree, it would be just natural for Dick to walk off with it. Note that we say n all( off, for Dick ' s speed is famous for its absence. We all have read the fable of the rabbit and the snail. And we have all imagined it a good old fairy tale ; But since we ' ve entered Swarthmore the proofs have come in thick. That the man who wrote that story must have known our Speed King Dick. Page Sixty-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ISAAC CARPENTER, JR. WHITE PLAINS, N. Y. Economics This smooth-faced, silken-haired New Yorker is some- thing of a humorist. With his dry wit he sets the hall roaring, to the disgust of his highly artistic room-mate, who takes refuge in peaceful slumber. Thereupon Ike, the boy desperado, shades the light above the shelves of Ibsen, Wilde, and Maeterlinck; quietly tiptoes to the closet, whente from an unknown depth he rescues the Popular Magazine or some similar heart-throbber, and proceeds to literarily dissipate. HELEN CATHARINE CLARK PHILADELPHIA Latin Venit Swarthmorum, Scribit Latinum ; Legit Philadelphiam, Exit Helena. WILLIAM ANDERSON CLARKE, A Y ELIZABETH, N. J. Economics If you are homesick, broke, back in reports, or if she didn ' t speak to you at dinner, go over and see Bill, and if you can harmonize — The night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the week Sh ll fold their tents like the Arabs, And as silently take a sneak. Page Si.rfv-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN MARGARET MEYERS CLEMENS WEST CHESTER English Yes, she ' s little ; but just listen to her quick, business- like conversation, watch the merry little twinkle in her eye, and you will have to admit that, although she is tiny, here is a mighty plucky little Seventeener. HELEN COLES, K A ® MERCHANTVILLE, N. J. Public Speaking When first I saw sweet " Jody " ' Twas on the hockey field ; With Jody playing center half. Our rival ' s fate was sealed. Again I saw our Jody, ' Twas in the footlight ' s gleam ; As " Jane " and " Cousin Hebe, " Her acting was a dream. And so it goes in everything. From plays to making goals ; She shines — the best old sport there is; Here ' s to you, Helen Coles! E ' % Pf ' 4 . ROY CLIFTON COMLEY, K 2 LEBANON, IND. Chemisir]) Roy is a man whom no one dares to kid. No, he is not a grouch ; nor is he hot-headed. On the contrary, he is most congenial and pleasant. But — and here is the secret — Roy spends his summers and vacations as an un- taker; and there ' s an old saying, " You can kid an under- taker for a while but he ' ll nail you in the end " Before going to bed, drop into Roy ' s room for a nice social chat, and he ' ll tell you all about his profession, and how you could be reduced to a few ashes by a simple application of heat. " Methought I heard a voice cry, ' Sleep no more! Comic]} does murder sleep. ' Page Sixiy-cighf THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN REBECCA WILSON CONROW RIVERTON, N. J. Maihemaiics " Beck " is essentially a farmer, having spent the greater part of her " salad days ' in the wide outdoors, combating the famous Jersey mosquito. With such thorough train- ing as this, we naturally expect in her an effervescence of athletic activity. To watch her savagely guarding on the basketball floor, or gazing pityingly on an unfortunate opponent of the " left wing " limping from the hockey field, who can doubt that those mosquito-swattings have developed a muscle not to be sneezed at? ELWOOD CARR CORNOG, A Y ITHAN Electrical Engineering " To Srvarihmore from Penn SlaU " was the address on the package. When the bundle was opened, out popped a full-fledged ' Varsity end. As a Sophomore he did great work for the team ; his long arms had a very pleasant way of reaching round a bunch of players, and affectionately hugging the man with the ball. Finally the " jmx " got him, and a damaged shoulder kept him on the side Imes. ISAAC CLYDE CORNOG CONCORDVILLE Electrical Engineering Clyde is one of our day-dodgers. Every morning he blows in, with his education under one arm and his lunch under the other. If you are in a hurry to see him, you can find him banquetting in the Palm Room of the Boys ' Gym- nasium, almost any day about noon. Clyde is also one of our famous, peroxide blondes; some say this fact may account for his popularity with the co-eds. Page Sixty-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN RUTH CRAIGHEAD, n B HARRISBURG Creek " Craigy " is one of those delightful surprises that occa- sionally drift into a college community. When first she came, we thought her the ordinary frivolous Co-ed, but here she is on Student Exec, and Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Needless to say, we enjoy being surprised ; but, best of all, her responsibilities have not spoiled her — she is still frivolous ! ESTHER HELEN CULVER QUOGUE, N. Y. German Cully ' s round, beaming face is usually seen peering over three massive volumes — Schiller, Goethe, and Lessing ; but if, perchance, you hear somebody in the hall loudly complaining, vainly remonstrating, don ' t imagine it ' s the Parrish grouch ; ' tis only Esther giving vent to her in- dignation over the loss of her German Die. However, that same voice won its way over the footlights, when our leading chorus lady helped us reach Pinafore ' s B-flat. HELEN DANIELS SWARTHMORE Latin " Where there ' s a will, there ' s a way, " and trust Helen for finding that way. She can do anything from hockey, dancing, and mandolin-picking, to straight A ' s — and yet she has more leisure than anyone else. The only thing her will power can ' t control is her curls. Fuzzy? S-h-u-s-h! Page Seventy THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN CLARK WARREN DAVIS, A Y SOUTH OMAHA, NEB. C hem ' cal Engineering " His College Career " The latest work of a local novelist appears in print to- day. The plot has to do with Clark Davis, a tall young Westerner, who enters college as a homesick Freshman. By his great conversational powers, he wins first place m the famous Inter-collegiate Association of " Fussers. " We are infbrmed that the book is now being dramatized, and may be seen enacted on the campus of Swarthmore College any evening in spring. LOUIS NICHOLS DAVIS WEST CHESTER Electrical Engineering " Peace, children! ' Tis only Louis taking h is circu- lar glasses on their annual trip to the library. " Other than this, the only glimpse you catch of this worthy mem- ber of Nineteen Seventeen is a view of his back as he steers his Stanley Steamer toward West Chester. JUAN ANDRES DEL PIANO ■ BUENOS AYRES, ARGENTINE REPUBLIC Civi7 Engineering All the way from Argentine, to join our hundred strong. He couldna speak no English, so he brought a book along, In which to look up menus, hotels, and railway trains; And finally he grew so wise, he brought to us his brains. Page Scvciity-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ALLEN EDGAR DOWDY MOORE Chemical Engineering We are sorry we do not see Moore of this member of our class. During the week he is Moore or less of an athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball in sea- son. His stellar shape would be Moore apparent were it not for the brighter ' Varsity lights ; but he ' s there just the same. At the end of the week, he retires into Moore obscurity until Monday morning. PAUL DAVIS ENDICOTT, K 5 ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Political Science Whoever has made a trip to Swarthmore College must have seen " Judge, " a towering blond, lumbering his way about the campus. In the fall, this youthful giant is much in evidence on the football field. Usually it be- comes necessary, before the season is far advanced, to bandage Judge ' s hands — this giving us a combination of white hair and white paws, much resemblmg a polar bear clad in a garnet football uniform. And he is a " bear, " too, when it comes to smashing up plays. If you doubt it, ask Haverford ; and consult the list of those slated for the All-Amer:can. MARIAN GOLDSBOROUGH FIRMIN PHILADELPHIA Mathematics Hail to thee, bright spirit! Dumb thou never wert. Who is Math or Latin, Speakest thy full part In brainy strains of long premeditated art. Page Seventy-izvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN MARY HICKMAN GAWTHROP, n B I KENNETT SQUARE French The Goths of Roman reign, Who raised a lot of Cain, Were noted for their strength and for their " pep- " They were foremost in the fight. Conquered everyone in sight, And always had a most exciting " rep. " The " Goth " before you here (Sword ox axe you need not fear ! ) Is not at all destructive like her name; But she ' s " pep " and " go " clear through. First-class athlete. fusser, too. And the best old scout that ever played the game. :fcit . ' .-J: .4.J ,. f PAUL FLEMI NG GEMMILL YORK Greel( Have you ever seen a fellow who can turn bright red to yellow? It is Gemmill. He will take from you some money. Twist his hands about it funny. Out of it will come a bunny! From this Gemmill. Plants a seed and breathes upon it ; grows an orange tree, doggone it! Does this Gemmill. So I ' ll tell you once forever. That the chances are you ' ll never Meet a man that ' s quite so clever As this Gemmill. PAUL RAYMOND GIBSON, T A o CHESTER ■ Chemical Engineering " Gibby " always seems to have just stepped from the traditional bandbox. How he does it is the eighth wonder of the world. All day long he toils in the regions which reek with nauseating odors like unto the scent of ancient eggs ; yet at evening he emerges as spick and span as though he were a clothes shop model. Page Sevciitv-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN LOUIS MAURICE CLICK WEST CHESTER Chemical Engineering A student with an abundance of knowledge, and a famine of words; also a disciple of John Spargo and Eugen« V. Debs. Social — not so very much. Has no use for girls and such; Love for him is in his books. Got no time for gentle looks. Social — no, the name we twist. Yet IS he a Soc.alisi! MINNIE ELMA GOULD, A r TOWSON, MD. French Minnie is about the littlest girl in our class, but in Sophomore year it was she who was foremost in terronzmg the Freshmen. Minnie (to Freshman Girl) : " Where did you get that cold? " Freshman: " The halls around here were cold last night. " Minnie (sternly) : " Is that any way to speak about your Alma Mater? " FRED PYLE GUTELIUS, A Y HOPEWELL, N. J. Mechanical Engineering " Fritz " is a product of the sandy soil of Jersey. At first we thought he was " picked " a little early, but since witnessing his destructive ability in lacrosse and in various Wharton " house cleanings, " we are inclined to offer thanks for his rather diminutive size. He is a suffragette ! Who knows but that this bit of concentrated energy may some day be seen victoriously leading into his state capitol an army of Mrs. Pankhurst ' s disciples, armed with lacrosse sticks and baseball bats! Page Seventy-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN THEOA HAMILTON FARGO, N. D. Chemistry " Little, but Ob, my! " we exclaimed when first we ob- served this latest wearer of the green, hippity-hopping about the halls. Theoa is quite ir repressible; but then her home is in the cyclone district of North Dakota, so that she probably comes by her breezy disposition nat- urally. About all we have learned of her tastes is that dancing is second nature to her, and that she dotes on tall men for partners ; so beware ! all ye of diminutive stature ! AIMEE DOROTHY HANSON PERTH AMBOY, N. J. Latin " Rough and Ready, " describes her perfectly. Her activity in the picture fight. Freshman year, will ever be remembered by all who were in this locality at the time. She wears a red coat and tortoise-rimmed glasses in an effort to conceal her Irish self; but it can ' t be did, Charley — it can ' t be did. CHARLA GAIGE HULL JOHNSON CITY, N. Y. Latin Charla doesn ' t intend to let the fact that she ' s a girl handicap in the slightest her choice of activities, for, after confiscating numerous girls ' public speaking prizes, she en- ters the Potter Debates, tries annually for the ' Varsity Debate Team, and enrolls in such " masculine courses " as Political Science and Law. In addressing the class, the Professor qi Law says: " Gentlemen and Miss Hull, " but this is his only concession, for to hold her own in argument Charla needs no special privileges. Page Seventy-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN HELEN EUGENIE ICKES NORWOOD English Silence reigns o ' er the place of our ancestors. The clock clucks. The bell faintly tinkles. " Prexy " gathers himself together to relieve the groaning chair, when A sudden rush from the stairway, A sudden raid from the hall ; Though the door is shut before her. She enters Collection Hall. She almost collapses with puffing. As though she has run from afar; And we see she is mwardly cussmg The delay on the P. R. T. car. HELEN FLAGG INGLIS PHILADELPHLA English Our Helen ' s not airy. Our Helen ' s no fairy. Nor is she a " wisp of a thing; " But she swims like a Naiad, Can dance like a Dryad, And sing like a lark on the wing. EVERETT PHELPS IRWIN CATSKILL, N. Y. Biology Coupled with an infatuation for transcendental aesthetic- ism, this slender youth of graceful embellishments pos- sesses an emotional sence of mellifluous synchronization — be its expression that of impressionistic art, or that of anatomical accomplishments. One would scarcely an- ticipate finding the same individual one instant delving into things poetic and ethereal, and the next, exploring the inner constituents of a cat or fish ; but our Sir Joseph is " officially " of that disposition. Page Scventv-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN BEATRICE MAGILL JENKINS CHICAGO, ILL. English Here it comes ! " " There it goes! " Did you see it flash around the corner into the English office? Missed it? Well, no wonder; it does take some practice. It was only Bee Jenkins galloping to class. When it corned to speed, she makes Dan Patch look like a three-legged race in a Home for War Veterans. EMILY PARRY JOYCE, K A SV ARTHMORE Public Speaking You know how those big pipe-organs work. Out in front a lot of noise and glory, but in behind there ' s al- ways somebody pumping to make the thing go. Well, that ' s Em. Whether you hear about it or not, whether it ' s picnic eats. Soph Show scenery, dance decorations, or Halcyon, Emily is sure to be behind it — working. She ' s got the " rep " ! She ' s got thp " pep " ! MARIAN LINDA KEENE lansdowne History " Babe " may be recognized by her laugh. It is unlike anything else on earth, and once heard will haunt you for months. Beginning on high-G, and with the volume of a calliope, it descends the scale, introducing a series of trills, chuckles, and wheezes, and ending in a low gurgle, which quietly passes into a sigh. Page Seventy-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN FLORENCE KENNEDY, K K r PHILADELPHIA French Freshman Yedi ■ Star in hockey and basketball. Much class spirit. Sophomore Year: No athletics; heart trouble, of course. Junior Year: Affliction worse, by George! Senior Year: A+ in letter writing. GEORGE MOORE KNOX WEST CHESTER Mechanical Engineering " Bottle " is our All-American automobile racer. He travels a great deal in his car, and is reported to have once made the run from West Chester to Swarthmore, alone and unaided, in a little less than two hours. To those especially interested in motoring. Bottle will glad- ly explain how he managed to survive the mental and physical strain of this tire-scorching trip. ADOLPH KORN CLIFTON HEIGHTS Civil Engineering We are told that he is German. If all the Teutons are like him, no wonder the war news is what it is. Once he makes up his mird to do a thing, he does it! If he wants to sell you a pennant or some typewriter paper, you might as well " shell out " at once, for Korn will stay un- til you do. Page Seventy-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN HILDA ANNA LANG, II B RUTLEDGE Saint Hilda was a learned lady, Most wise, and dignified as queen; She dwelt within her cloister shady: Saint Hilda — seven-sevenieen. Our Hilda (though she ' s scarcely sainted!) Resembles her in much: a queen. Wise, fair, with ancient tongues acquainted: Saint (?) Hilda — nineleen-sevenieen! WALTER BERLINGER LANG, 2 K RUTLEDGE Engineering Walt used to have great difficulty in preventing the soccer ball from skimming between his knees. He finally solved the problem by strapping a pillow on the inside of each knee. And now this pair of arches supports a body that does valiant service in lacrosse and soccer, and a brain (a weighty object) that shines in the halls of knowledge. CONRAD CLOTHIER LESLEY, 2 K MEDIA Mechanical Engineering Take the same recipe as given for Ainsworth pudding. Leave out the grain of common sense, and substitute essence of baseball for lacrosse. Sprinkle with a goodly amount of Terpsichorean art. It will bake hard. W ' Page Scz ' cntv-iiiiic THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN LOUISE KER LEWIS, K K r WEST CHESTER French A soft musical sound like that of a babbling brook, flowing softly — oh, so very softly — reaches your ear. You wonder how a brook ever found its way into Parrish ; then you spy Louise, and find that the music of the brook is really the soft melody of her deliberate speech. But just broach the subject of Woman Suffrage, and you will discover that back of that peaceful, quiet perso.ial ' .ty is enough explosive force to furnish a very creditable Fourth of July celebration. RHODA ALICE LIPPINCOTT SWARTHMORE G erman You might think that nature had left out of Rhoda ' s composition her usual gift to women, but no! The min- ute she crosses the sacred threshold of the Day Students ' Room, Rhoda begins to talk. " Oh, girls, I just love the language courses they give here. I do wish Miss Peirce wouldn ' t lock the door after the second bell. I never waste time between classes, but I just can ' t get down stairs on time. You know — oh dear! there ' s that bell. " JAMES CLARENCE LUKENS, A Y MOORE Economics " Luky " strolls dreamily about with the good-natured indifference of an individual who doesn ' t know just where he ' s going but is open to conviction. He strolls into your domicile, and joins in a rough-house; he strolls into the Athenaeum room, and argues for the established order of things. But we must note two exceptions to this last statement. On the usually placid stream of Luky ' s thought have appeared two large ripples — socialism and hazing. Alas for the established order of things ! Luky confesses a liking for socialism, while his fidelity to the great institu- tion of hazing is avowedly weakening. Page Eighty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN FRANCIS PATRICK McGOVERN, K 2 CLEVELAND, O. " Pat " is a Home-Rule Irishman, and consequently is always " agin the government, " be it faculty or student government. Whenever he goes down town (about three times a day), Michael shouts out affectionately from his life-saving station: " The top o ' the mornin ' to ye, Patrick. " Though formidable on the football field, in basketball he sometimes practices the Golden Rule; once, when his opponents were lagging too far behind, he even shot a basket for them. CLARENCE ESBIN McNEILL PHILADELPHIA Electrical Engineering Gentle, graceful, resourceful, artistic, polite, pleasant, ambitious, humorous, quiet, steady — " Mac " is all of these. Always plugging away on the track, or in the laboratory. If we had more men like him, the standard of scholarship would be raised, and there would be less noise in the dinmg room. JOHN TENNEY MASON, K 2 WILMINGTON, DEL. Tenney began his college career as a budding athlete, but later decided to take up studying for a while. We are hoping for a combination in the near future by this Much Admired Son Of Nineteen Seventeen Page Eigh ' v-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN MARY MATHER, IT B J WAYNE Maihemaiics The class in Botany was taking a cross-country tramp. " Ah, here ' s where I make a hit with Doctor Palmer; an A for me, " cried Mary, spying an apple tree covered with blossoms. Edging toward the professor, and brandishing a stick in the direction of the tree, she an- nounced with perfect confidence in her botanical knowl- edge, " Oh, cherry blossoms! " FRANCES HELEN MAXWELL, A r LANSDOWNE Public Speal(ing Frances declares that if she can ' t get a position on Junior Chautauqua next year, she is going to apply as tent pole. We believe she ' ll land the job. Some say that good goods come only in small packages, but Frances has convinced us that quantity and quality are sometimes found together, even if t--e package is long and t ' lin. . I WILLIAM RANDOLPH MOORE, JR., A Y ROANOKE, VA. Mechanical Engineering When this Dixie lad entered Swarthmore from a tech- nical school last fall, he was confronted by a serious problem. He did not know what kind of a class pennant to buy. First he fought with the Freshmen, and then, when " Alec " had looked over his records, he fought against them. After stickmg by the Sophs for a while, he talked with Doctor Blessing, and found that if he car- ried a very heavy program, he would be rewarded with an invitation to the Junior dance. Thus, it was that the class of Seventeen acquired this " gemmun frum de Souf. " Page Eighty-hvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ELIZABETH KNOWLES MORRISON SWARTHMORE Economics If you would be an angel And with the angels stand, Just go and hunt up Betty; She ' ll take you by the hand, And make you join Y. W., That pious college band. And lead you surely upward Till you in heaven land. CLARENCE GATES MYERS, K 2 WATERLOO, lA. Political Science You doubtless would feel rather blue If you had met your Waterloo; Yet here ' s a chap who hails from there. And seems not much the worse for wear. He is a wonder at debate. An ardent suffrage advocate; It was his size ( ' tis our belief) That won for him the name " Big Chief. ' ROSE MARGUERITE NEELY PHILADELPHIA German Rose Marguerite is a language shark ; she can speak German better than most of us speak English ; she under- stands the French remarks and questions which Miss Bronk frequently emits around the halls. It was Rose who took the feather out of " featherweight " ; but one wouldn ' t suspect it for a moment, for when it comes to dancing she ' can put many of our featherweights to shame. Page Eighty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ESTHER STOWELL PATTISON SWARTHMORE Greek Forward the Latin shark, Onward to make her mark. Striving so hard to get A or a hundred. Through Trig and Greek she ' ll wade. Ne ' er by a " prof " dismayed. Oh yes, she got that grade. While we all wondered. ALBERT RUSSELL PHIPPS PETTIT, TAG RANCOCAS, N. J. Mechanical Engineering It IS true that modesty begets greatness, and that Na- poleon himself was only five feet, four inches in height ; yet we regret that " Pipps " likes obscurity so well. We feel that one so pelii should assert himself at times. Were it not for his occasional " turn turn " on the mandolin, and the ringing of his Baby Ben every morning, you would think that he still subscribes to the dictum about little chil- dren bemg seen and not heard. FLORENCE MAY PIERCE YEADON Englisn " Full many a rose is born to blush unseen. ' The poet must have had " Floss " in mind when he wrote this line. She is assuredly a rose, and keeps well out of sight — ex- cept on those rare occasions when she blosso ms forth: at the Junior Dance, for instance. Page Eighty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN . WILLIAM ROBERT PROVOST, r. K i CHESTER Civ. I Engineering Last year. Bill ' s father started to build the middle sec- tion of Wharton, and it is rumored that Bill fell into the concrete-mixer and came out reinforced for hard work. At any rate, when he got his marks from the Dean, he was disappointed because he had received one C. Some chaps are never satisfied! JOSEPHINE B. RAKESTRAW WILDWOOD, N. J. History She ' s neither fat nor slim nor tall nor short; she ' s neither dazzling nor unattractive; she has no hobby nor odd tastes, nor peculiar phraseology, nor freak ideas; she ' s not a grind, nor is she a bluffer; she ' s not squeamish, nor yet neglectful; she ' s not excitable nor is she cold-hearted; she ' s not " queer, " nor " wild, " nor prudish, nor plain. So we can ' t give her a good write-up, nor yet pass her by unnoticed. NELLIE RUTH REESE WEST CHESTER Hislorv Tall and slim. Neat and prim. She hath an anxious air ; A major in hist ' ry. Enveloped in myst ' ry, She glideth here and there. THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JOSEPH EVANS SANDS, K YARDLEY Biology Oh, for words that would adequately pour out our venomous spleen against this arch enemy of the Hal- cyon staff. His was the foul hand that slashed so merci- lessly our Junior write-ups; that attached to our most glittering efforts such annotations as: " Joke? " " This is beyond me; help! " and that expressive little triune, " Can! " Requested to explain, he replies: " Oh, we use what we can; and what we can ' t, we ' can. ' " So, if this biographical note never appears, you ' ll know who ' s re- sponsible. NORMAN GLASS SHIDLE, 2 K SWARTHMORE English Heard of Edgar Allan Poe? No? Ask Norman. Morbid tales that thrill him so; Poe Likes Norman. Always in an English comp, Poe Writes Norman. He has other interests, though. So? Yea! Norman. LESTER BURTON SHOEMAKER, A Y TULLYTOWN Economics " Yow! Tee-hee! Ho! " Trace back the sound waves, and you ' ll come to Shoey, with feet propped on his desk, revelling in the latest adventure of Mutt and Jeff. Shoey worships this pair; he sheds bitter tears for Li ' l Jeff, and goes into convulsions over the machinations of Mutt. With the last stroke of twelve, he steals softly away to bed, tucking under his pillow a bundle of old Bulletins, in the hope of absorbing more of the jovial spirit of his heroes. Page Eighty-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN CARL SHRODE, T A o FOLSOMVILLE, IND. Pol.iical Science " Mr. Chairman, Friends: " I was just speaking of the beneficent effect of the Mon- roe Doctrine on South American hurricanes, when I was so surreptitiously interrupted by the time-keeper. Now, we don ' t claim that Monroe was a handsome man, but he iDos a good looker; he could look far ahead into the future, and see the need of this " hands off " philosophy. South America without the Monroe Doctrine would be like a house without a roof. It would — " " TIME! " ELSIE MAY SINZHEIMER, K K r PHILADELPHIA Philosophy A lot of fluffy brown hair, held down by a hatband, a Romanesque nose, two impish eyes — and you have Elsie. At 7:20 A. M , " Sinzy " explodes into the dining-room and collapses into a chair. " Gee — Didn ' t think I ' d make it — Only heard the quarter-after — Here, Jerry, dump some bullets on that — I like it fancy; huh! wonder what that stuff is? Oh, say! Anybody know any war news to-day? Got International Gibberations next period. Oh, what do you know! We draw for partners to- night. Whee! (upsetting nearby objects) I hope I don ' t draw " CLEMENTINE MARTENIS SMITH PERTH AMBOY, N. J. Latin HELP WANTED — Female. Capable young woman. Must have artistic ability, experience in Y. W. C. A. work and student government. Requisites: Gump- tion, brains, and tact. We recommend Clem for the position, but we assume no responsibility for accidents arising from her unruly sense of humor. Page Eiglity-scvcii THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN HAROLD LESLEY SMITH, K S COATESVILLE " Laundry! " When you hear that yell reverberating through Wharton, you reahze several things: First, that its Monday night; second, if you ' ve anything to eat, you ' d better hide it; and third, you ' d better open the door, for if it ' s locked " Smitty " will bust it right in. Smitty ' s chief aim in life is to see that the Whartonites change their collars at least semi-occasionally. WALTER EUGENE SMITH, a y EUREKA, N. Y. Civil Engineering Walter is the bearer of a family name that is known all over America. He is the William Jennings Bryan of Swarthmore, not because of any special interest in Chautauqua, but because he is an advocate of unprepared- ness (academic unpreparedness!), and holds the firm be- lief that d plomacy can be used in all class-room troubles. GEORGE DONALD SPACKMAN, K COATESVILLE Mechanical Engineering What do the ladies think of him? " My heart! My heart! " they cry. As, leading man of Pinafore, He sings that he must die. But not upon the stage alone Is Donald ' s true worth seen; In singing, dancing, basketball. He stars for Seventeen. Page Eiglity-cight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JOHN ROACH SPROUL. K CHESTER Lal ' m " SWARTHMORE ' S SIX-FOOTERS DOWN— " was a common headline of the sporting pages all during last basketball season. " Jack " was a conspicuous " Six Footer " of that famous team. Whether it was five or ten field goals, or nine out of ten fouls that were needed, Jack usually " produced. " His six feet also serve him well around first base, when the balmy breezes of spring call forth the heroes of our national sport. WILMER FRANKLIN STICKLE, 2 K NEWTON, N. J. Physics The South is responsible for this. Norfolk had him for a while, but he soon drained all the knowledge out of Old Point Comfort and came North. Unlike the in- vasion of ' 64, he got past Gettysburg, because of the weakness of our standing army. Perhaps that ' s why he ' s an enthusiastic sharer of Doctor Hull ' s ideas on prepared- ness. In conclusion, let us say that Wilmer is a natural philosopher — Oh, yes! FRANCES BARTLETT STOKES RANCOCAS, N. J. Biologv ' 8 : 1 A. M. Invertebrate Morphology. 10:12 Embryology. 1 :05 P. M. Chemistry Lab. 7:09 Greek Verbs. 9:12 Lessons in French pronunciation, for the benefit of 4th West. I 2 Midnight. Frances retires to dream of the happy hours when she can cut up the stiff. Page Eiglily-iiiiie THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN SARAH LUCRETIA STRONG RINGOES, N. J. German Since Sarah ' s come ter college, so all the old folks say, The Dean don ' t hev ter worry any more, about the way Thet all them flightly students cuts Collection jest for fun, ' Cause Strong sets in the balcony, and gits ' em every one. Now don ' t talk to yer neighbor, but set where you belong! Fer the Dean is surely watchin ' you, and so is Sarah Strong. So come in long a ' fore the hymn, and don ' t try sneakin ' out, Fer Sarah Strong will git you — Ef you don ' t watch out! ANNA ELIZABETH SULLIVAN LANSDOWNE Mathematics Erin Go Brach! Our Nan is loyal to the green Of Ireland and of Seventeen; If Woman ' s Rights to Ireland come. Nan will be there to make things hum. At hockey she ' s so energetic Our rival ' s end is most pathetic. MARY ENTRIKEN TAYLOR WEST CHESTER English Mary, Mary, quite contrary. How do your lessons go? You ' re only seen At work for the Dean, With typewriters all in a row. Page Ninety THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN FLORENCE MAY TICE QUAKERTOWN German " Pennsylvania Deuichland ucber allcs " is " Taje ' s " motto. When she first came to college, she spoke of go- ing rvith the 1 :29 and on the automobile. She has lost her Dutch idioms, but she still retains her Dutch per- sistence. U Taje wants anything, from a berth on the hockey team to an education — well, she ' ll get it, that ' s ail! WILLIAM WALTER TIMMIS, T A o JAMAICA, N. Y. Civil Engineering " Timmy " believes that " Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, " and he never lets up soothing us. You are apt to hear his melodic utterances almost any time, whether in Wharton, with the rising-bell ; on the asphaltum at one in the morning (returning from a Glee Club trip, ot course) ; or on the platform of Collection. As Cap- tain of the " Pinafore, " he did much to make that saucy ship a beauty. WILLIAM WEST TOMLINSON, A Y SALEM, O. Economics " He smote the rock of our advertisers, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. " The most skilled ex- tractor of shekels in the class. The Soph Show, the Freshman Bible, and The Halcyon, have in turn re- sponded to his golden touch and grown into sound finan- cial enterprises. The secret of his success seems to be persistency, plus good nature. " Bill " can say a thing with more words, more wmd, and more repetition, than a young newspaper reporter trying to fill up space. Page Niiicty-onc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN LILLIAN GWINNER TREGO SWARTHMORE English Lillian aspires to a lawyer ' s fame; She ' ll paddle her own canoe. And win for herself a famous name — For if she sticks like glue To books of torts and musty courts, Marshall and Blackstone, too. As she ' s stuck by the Class of Seventeen, She ' ll pull her clients through. EDWARD ELIJAH WHITE, J K GLEN WHITE, W. VA. Civil Engineering Dear Priend:- Thee is requested to appear before the Absence Committee at the meeting held next SPGond-day. This is a standing date with " Eddie. " He really doesn ' t intend to cut classes, but ever since Freshman year, when someone " borrowed " his alarm clock, he has had difficulty in making those early classes on time. But when it comes to baseball, Eddie needs no excuses for lateness; he ' s always there ahead of the ball. DEAN COPPER WIDENER, K S OKMULGEE, OKLA. Political Science Now it came to pass that the enemy prevailed at every pomt, and the Swarthmontes were sore pressed. And lo! in the midst of the battle, Widener, son of Oklahoma, a mighty man of valor, girded up his loins and sware a fearful oath of vengeance against the Hopkinites, saying: " C ' mon, fellows! We ' ve got em on the hip! " And terror struck the heart of the enemy, and turned every man ' s head against his neighbor ' s, and they fled and were utterly routed. e Ninetv-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN EDMUND ROBERT WILLETS, JR. TRENTON, N. J. Mechanical Engineering Scene: A College Dance. Girl: My, but your sister Peg is a wonderful dancer. Bob: You bet she is. Everyone says Peg and I dance just alike. MARGARET VAIL WILLETS, K K r TRENTON, N. J. History The Srvarthmore Comet! Discovery : Dashed in to view, September, 1913. Brightness: Constant. Orbit: Path of social events. Density: Rare. Family: Bob and the rest. Composition: 30 ' , pep. 30% good looks. 30% chic clothes. 1 0% seriousness. ELIZABETH SHARPLESS WORTH, K A © COATESVILLE French " Shush! Betty ' s asleep, and I don ' t want to wake her so early! " Marcia quietly closes the door and tiptoes down the hall. Later in the morning Betty herself ap- pears ! She manages to stifle some of her yawns in fourth- hour class, and succeeds m keepmg one eye open durmg lunch. But she is throughly awake when the I :29 leaves for Keith ' s. ' She ' s never hurried, never ruffled, never out of humor; that ' s why we " Love Little Buttercup. " Page Ninety-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN DANIEL K. F. YAP HONOLULU, I. H. Economics At the Tea Room down here in the East Is a man who came East from the West; He has mixed East with West, And has mixed West with East, Till it ' s hard to tell East from the West. MARGARET NIELL YERKES SWARTHMORE Public Speaking She ' s little, and short, and slender, and small. And you never would think she ' d play hockey at all; But, by jing ! she don ' t do a thing But make us jump round like we ' re all worked with string She ' s first-class in Dec, and she looks like a saint. But we sure know better, and you bet she ain ' t. HELEN A. YOUNG EASTON French Here is one of the famous young Young youngsters. She is a younger Young than her older Young sister, but an older Young than her younger Young sister. We think her the nicest Young of all the Young sisters. Page Ninety-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JULIA RALSTON YOUNG RUTLEDGE History ' When as in silks fair Julia goes Then, then, melhinks how sTveelly flows The liquefaction of her clothes. " So wrote the poet long ago; Our present Julia dresses so — Oft history repeats, you know. Pase Ninety-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ex-Members of 1917 Cyril Ainsworth Henry Clay Baldwin, a y Edna Rachael Baker, ll B $ Emily Gail Benjamin, n b 3E Walter Swan Blake, t A o Agnes Martha Briggs Eleanor Forbes Corson, a T Ralph Emerson Cox Viola Erdman Eckert George Kenneth End Florence Ethel Galanter Cecelia Goldsmith Gerson Robert Donald Gibson Margaret Warren Godley Katharine Fisher Grau, a r Horace LeRoy Gregg, k 2 Francis Conrad Hartung, k Virginia Lippincott Higgins Helen Ethel Howarth Marion Frances Jackson Rachel Griffith Jefferis Ethel Singley Dudley Allen Jenkins, 2 K Harriet Keen, n B Frederick Eddy Kiefer Robert W. Laubach, a y Hester Cannon Levis, k k r Esther Roberts Lippincott, ll B $ Robert Conrad Lippincott, a y William Hughes Marshall Foster Vorhees Mitchell, k 2 George Schmidt Oppenlander, K 2 Andrew Moore Passmore Parry Haines Paul Stanley Avoy Pennock, K 2 OswoLD Howard Pettit, t a o Sarah Taylor Rogers, k a ® Elizabeth Sellers, k K r Ethyl Mae Smeltzer William Harrison Smith, Jr. Marion Ellen Sober, n b Mary Anderson Stratton Helen Warrick Whittier, a r Page Niiifly-si.r Page Ninely-scvcn THE SWARTHMORE- CAMPUS SUMMER Page Ninety-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN HARRY A. OLIN RALPH H. HEACOCK Sophomore Class Officers First Semester President - - - - - -. - - Harry Arthur Olin Vice President ..----- David Monroe Bodine, Jr. Secretary Helen Elizabeth Wilson Treasurer Robert Sloss Blau Assistant Treasurer Elizabeth Holbert Andrews Second Semester President Ralph Handerson Heacock Vice President - - - - - - - David John Stickney Secretary - - Beatrice Kent Newcomer Treasurer - - - - - Jess Halsted Assistant Treasurer Helen Elizabeth Darlington : Page Ninety-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Members of the Class of 1918 Allen, James Everett, Chem. Engin. Andrews, Elizabeth H., k A 0, English - Atkins, Helen Marie, Public Speaking Atlee, Clara, K a ©, French Baird, Frances L., Latin - - . . Ballein, Helen E., k A O, French Barnes, Harold P., Elec. Engin. Bell, Dorothea, a F, Chemisir j Berry, Paul B., K , Chemistrv Bew, Walter, T., $ K , Chemistrv Blau, Robert S., Mathematics Bodine, David M., Jr., $ K , Economics BouGHTON, Frederick A., K 2, Chemistr ) Bower, Ethelwyn, ir B I , Mathematics Brown, Kenneth R., Biology Bryan G. Warren, t A o,Chemisirv Bucher, Ella B., Public Speaking BucKMAN, Emily M., Biologv Bunting, George M., Jr., a y, Elec. Engin. Cameron, Warren M., k 2, Economics Chappell, Eva Helen, Mathematics Clement, John P., Elec. Engin. Cook, Florence L., French Cope, Margaretta, a f, English CoRNOG, Allison G., a Y, Elec. Engin. Corson, Ewing, T., K 2, Mathematics Coy, Geraldine M., a F, Mathematics Darlington, Helen E., History Deputy, Helen G., Mathematics Donnelly, Frederick S., K 2, Mathematics Ellsworth, Abigail M., English Faries, Jean R., Biology FoRGENG, Illona A., French . . , Fricke, Alice B., Public Speaking Gaskill, Helen Gertrude, Latin Gawthrop, William R., E 2 K, Chem. Engin. West Chester Rutherford, N. J Merchantville, N. J Riverton, N. J Wilmington, Del Winfield, Kan Swarthmore New York Chester - Ventnor, N. J, Cleveland, O Trenton, N. J Tuxedo, N. Y, New Yorl Pendleton, Ind Ingraham, 111 Lansdowne Trenton, N. J Chester Nottingham Barnesville, O. Oak Summit, N. Y. Philadelphia Philadelphia Ithan Ocean City, N .J. Glencoe, 111. Pomeroy Glenolden Trenton, N. J. Riverton, N. J. Bala Scranton Swarthmore Swarthmore Lancaster Page One Hundred .•0 4- f THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN GoEHRiNG, Walter, K , Economics Gratz, Mario n C, English . . - - Halsey, Mary D., Public Speaking ... Halsted, Jess, T a O, Economics ... Hayes, William W., C 7eni. Engin. Hayes, George P., English .... Heacock, Ralph H., ii K, Mech. Engin. Heald, Pusey Bancroft, Eke. Engin. Henderson, Leon, Economics _ . - - Hill, Ruth G., Public Speaking Hodge, Winifred T., K K r, Latin Holmes, Esther F., Political Science Hughes, Elsie May, Latin . .. . - Jackson, Herbert W., K S, Economics Johnson, Dorothy A., Maf iemad ' cs . . . King, WilleTTA B., Mathematics KisTLER, Clara Ruth, K K f. Public Speaking Kneas, Wilda Marie, French Kurtz, Mabel Morgan, Latin - - - - Laudenslager, Elmer B., Historv Lewis, Louise E., K a 0, English Lock, Roy Lee, $ K , Lukens, Mary Lyndell, Latin - . - - LuKENS, Samuel C, Jr., a y. Political Science Mack, Irene Miller, K a o, English Markle, Mary A., English . . . - Mark, Harold Graham, a Y, Mech. Engin. Maule, Walter William, K , History Maze, Augustus E., Chemistry . . . . Mendenhall, Edith W., II B , Latin Miller, Elizabeth R., k a 0, English Moore, Abigail Irene - - Morgan, Rowland R., Chem. Engin. Munce, James Jay Gordon, T a o. Political Science Myers, Allen I., T A O, Chem Engin. Nay, Clarence P., K 2., History Newcomer, Beatrice K.- Nichols, Esther Orinda, Public Speaking Philadelphia Pemberton, N. J. Swarthmore Sheboygan, Wis. West Chester West Chester Philadelphia Wilmington, Del. Millville, N. J. Swarthmore Washington, D. C. - Riverton, N. J. Rutherford, N. J. Lansdowne Alexandria, Va. Philadelphia Shenandoah Norristown Reading Philadelphia Pendleton, Ind. E. Cleveland, O. Upper Darby Philadelphia Melrose Park West Chester Swarthmore Gum Tree East Orange, N. J. - Toughkenamon Riverton, N. J. York Knlghtstown, Ind. Swarthmore Hagerstown, Md. Sheridan, Ind. Philadelphia Chester Page One Hundred One r M vM .ie .f -:|i S?ii. $tl i-Ai« ' JnMiklii ii|l. i«4j XiJ ' " ' THE SWARTHMORE CAMPUS WINTER Page One Hundred Tzvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ogden, Samuel R., Jr., a y, English - Olin, Harry Arthur, K S, Political Science Paine, Dorothy B., French Philips, Esther Hewes, k a ©, Biology POSTLETHWAITE, VIRGINIA, K K T, Biology Powell, Edna M., English Powers, Mary E., French Pratt, Carl Davis, T A O, Chem. Engin. Price, Katharine V., K A o, English Pyle, Edith Sharples, Engl ' sh Rawson, Arthur J., Mech. Engin. Reilly, William J., T A o, English Richardson, Clare F., AAA, Psychology) - Roberts, Jane Lukens, English Robertson, Marion T., French Robinson, Mary O., Malhemaiics Shoemaker, Florence M., k a 0, French - Snyder, Mary Esther, a r. Psychology Stabler, Eleanor P., K A ®, Psychology Stickney, D. John, K 2, Chemistry Stratton, Roland P., T A O, Pel ileal Science Taylor, William S., Chem. Engin. Thatcher, Mary A., A r, English Thompson, Theodore R., Biology Turner, Mary Wilson, n B , History Van Loon, Emily L., Biology VoELKER, Edward Dick, Chemistry Wallace, Clair M., a y. Civil Engin. Waygood, Louise W., English Westfall, Helen M., n b , Latin WiLLOUGHBY, Laura R., frenc i ' Wilson, G. Lloyd, $ 2 K, Economics Wilson, Helen Elizabeth, n b $, Latin - Wright, Catharine, II b $, English Wright, Ralph McC, Civil Engin. Young, Ethel Reid, k K r. Mathematics Elizabeth, N. J. Chicago, III. Scranton - Plainfield, N. J. Sewickley Chester Lancaster West Chester Brookline, Mass. West Chester Brooklyn, N. Y. West Chester - . Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia - Winchester, Va. Philadelphia Quakertown George School - Buffalo, N. Y. Moorestown, N. J. Chester Swarthmore Kennett Square Betterton, Md. Philadelphia Swarthmore Media Glenside Milwaukee, Wis. Roland Park, Md. Ridley Park Harrisburg Baltimore, Md. West Chester Camden, N. J. Hage One Hundred Three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ex-Members of 1918 Marcus Ainsworth Charles Mortimer Bickley Rebecca Mary Birdsall Ruth Hunt Conrow Joseph Windle Darlington Eayre Bartlett Grigg, k 2 Charles Irwin Johnson John Dickinson Mast Burnett Matson Marie Louise Meeteer Donald Dennis O ' Connor, a y Rachael Matilda Place Howard Thompson Pratt Marian E. Pyle, K K r Helen Beck Rebman Daniel Myers Sheppard Richard A. Smith, TAG Henry Loomis Strong, $ 2 K Percy Stokes Thornton, a Y John William Trimmer, t a o ExERETT David Walker Sara Bonwell Willis Page One Hundred Four r. .FRaffJ w. M rrr-T TT S ' V K WJTT7x7;X2vn ■ kOXO X ) OYCtJ Jb ' ' VA Z] ) ts ' - A A - " u. HJlTruii ' Pa? Oii Hundred Five z ui H Z z u Id U Z o o H Page One Hundred Six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN HOMER H. BERRY H. FENIMORE BAKER, JR. Freshman Class Officers First Semester President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Homer Hendricks Berry Charles Fleming Philips Mary Elizabeth Wilson Henry Fenimore Baker, Jr. Martha Gertrude McCabe Second Semester President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer - Henry Fenimore Baker, Jr. William Lincoln Ridpath, Jr. Catharine Reading Belville Edward Lawrence Frost, Jr. Ruth May Cross C : Page One Hundred Seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Members of the Class of 1919 Adams, Alice Naomi, K A 0, English Adams, Virginia Elizabeth, n b j Agnew, Harman Paul, a Y, Economics Arnold, James P., k AsHMEAD, Charles, Engineering Atkinson, Eleanor W. . . . . Baker, Eugene Thomas, $ K , Engineering Baker, Henry Fenimore, Jr., a y, Chem. Engin. Baker, Rutherford M., Civil Engin. Baldwin, Ardis M., English - - - . Ballard, Judson T., K 5, Chem. Engin. Barnard, Norris C, k - Belville, Catharine R. - . . Berry, Homer H., K , £ng i5 7 - - . Biddle, Helen R., k a Bingham, Leslie S., T a O, Chemistry Blake, Joseph M., j k , Economics Briggs, Isabella McK.,k K r. Biology Bronk, DeTLEV W., I K , Engineering Brown, Jane P., n B $, English Brown, Janet McP., a r, French Brown, John T., a Y, Mathematics Buckman, Franklin P., T A O, Biology Bush, Alva E., K , Chemistry Bush, Edwin M., k S Carris, Edward C, K , Engineering Conner, Viola M. - - - - - Cornog, William L., a Y, Chemistry Crosley, Mary I., k a ©, English Swarthmore Lisbon, O. Philadelphia Butler, Mo. Beesley ' s Point, N. J. Trenton, N. J. Lansdowne - Baltimore, Md. - New York, N. Y. - Baltimore, Md. - Philadelphia Brooklyn, N. Y. Trenton, N. J. Chester Riverton, N. J. - MillviUe. N. J. Jacksonville, Fla. Washington, D. C. Troy, N .Y. Leesburg, Va. Washington, D. C. Media Trenton, N. J. Eldora, Iowa Lebanon, Ind. Woodlynne, N. J. Montchanin, Del. Ithan Melrose Park c Page One Hundred Eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Cross, Ruth H., n B ! , Maihematks Darlington, Dorothea L., at Dolman, Melanie N. . . - - DoNOHUGH, Emma E. „ . - - - Duffy, Chester C, K 2, Engineering Dunham, Mark A., A Y, Mech. Engin. Elliott, Mark, Jr., K A-, Biologv Evans, Edna P. Evans, Henry T., Civil Engin. Fahnestock, Katherine v., n B I , English Ferris, John P., 2 K FouLKE, Hannah L. Fricke, Frances B. Frorer, Elizabeth N., k K r. Mathematics Frost, Edward L., 2 K, Political Science Gerlitzki, Marion V. Gilbert, Doris M., Mathematics . . . Gilchrist, Charles D., ! 2 K, Mech. Engin. Gillespie, Franklin S., $ K l ' . Biology - GoFF, Sarah E., English - - - - - GooDALL, Mary H., n B , History GouRLEY, Russell C. - - - - - Gowdy, Edwin T., 1 2 K, Economics Griest, Mary K., n b $, Latin - - - - Griffiths, Josephine M., Mathematics - - . ■ Haviland, Margaret Hayes, Esther R., English . - - - Heck, Joshua H., Elect. Engin. Herrmann, Dorothy D., a r. History HiBBERD, Stanley T., 2 K, Chemistry Hodge, David M. HoDGE, Richard G., K 2, Engineering Hollingshead, Elwood R., T a O, Political Science Hoot, Henry I., TAG, Engineering . . . Howell, Charles M., a y. Civil Engin. - 4 Cynwyd Darling Swarthmore Swarthmore Bellaire, O. Omaha, Neb. Virginia, Minn. Masonville, N. J. Port Washington, N. Y. Harrisburg Milwaukee, Wis. Ambler Swarthmore - Philadelphia Floral Park, N. Y. Doylestown Philadelphia Hoboken, N. J. Nottingham - Ocean City, N. J. Philadelphia Melrose Park Thompsonville, Conn. Philadelphia Norristown Brooklyn, N. Y. Swarthmore West Chester - Kensington, Md. - Media Chester - Washington, D. C. Moorestown, N. J. Philadelphia - Millville, N. J. Pase One Hnndicd Nine THE HUMBLE FRESH Pase One Hundfd Ten THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Hutchinson, Halbert C, Elect. Eng ' m. Johnson, John W., k ii. Economics Jones, Byron L., K 25. , Mech. Eng ' m. Jones, Miriam M., K A 0, Puhlk Speaking Kelley, William D., K S, Engineering Kerns, Beulah M. - - - - KoMORi, Phyllis Krauskopf, Madeline, French Lucas, Dorothy F., History McCabe, Martha G., k a McClellan, Bess, a r, Maihemalics - Mackenzie, Dorothy J., English - Michener, Charles R., 2 K, Cheni. Engin. Miller, Helen M., English Mollov, James H., T A O, C!pi7 Engin. Morrison, Bayard H., Jr., Cbemistry Nabb, Malvern J., t A O Nelson, Albert N., t a o Nevyas, Jacob, Biology - - - - Newcomer, Esther A., Public Speaking Ogden, John M., $ K , History Orndorff, Ruth M., English Palmer, Edgar Z. .... Pearson, Andrew R., K 2 - Philips, Charles F., k 2, Civi7 Engin. Pierce, Allin H., a Y, Economics Pound, Mabel L., English Price, Thomas R., Jr., A Y " Pyle, Elizabeth, Biology Reichard, Gladys A., Latin Reid, Helen H. Ridpath, William L, Jr., k 2, Biology Robey, Helen K., a r - RuNK, Eleanor R., k K F, English Russell, Irma K., k a © Plainfield, N. J. Coatesville Lebanon, Ind. Swarthmore Philadelphia Moline, 111. White Plains, N. Y. Philadelphia Woodbury, N. J. Selbyville, Del. Arden, N. Y. Elkins Park Bendersville Hatboro Philadelphia Philadelphia Millville, N. J. Lebanon, Ind. West Chester Philadelphia Ogden Philadelphia Chester Swarthmore Downingtown Fort Dodge, Iowa St. Thomas, Canada Glyndon, Md. Washington, D. C. Bangor Lansdowne Philadelphia Philadelphia Philipsburg Bedford c 4t Page One Hundred Eleven »§ if MORE NINETEENERS Piisic One Twelve THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Scott, Helene B., French ScHOEw, Frederick W., I) k »l ' , Chemislry Seaman, Phoebe U. - - - - Simpson, Andrew, Elect. Engin. Smith, Edmund P., l :i. Civil Engin. • - Stewart, Carl B. - Stokes, Marian A., K K r, French Stotsenburg, Elizabeth Stout, Elinor C. .... Stow, Franklin P., K i. Economics Taylor, Esther G. - - - - Taylor, Leonard K. M., Chem. Engin. Taylor, Robert M., Bio ogp Taylor, Thomas N., Jr., k " l Temple, Charles, j k , Elect. Engin. Terradell, Russell J., K 2, Economics Thomas, Dorothy, k k r, French Tily, Mildred B., k k r Toerring, Helene C. ... Vernam, Mary H., French Wall, Nora B., Economics - - Wilmington, Del. Chattaroy, W. Va. Jericho, N. Y. Darby Philadelphia Columbia, Mo. West Chester Ridley Park - Wenonah, N. J. Camden, N. J. Philadelphia West Chester Chester Baltimore, Md. Swarthmore Trenton, N. J. - New York Philadelphia Philadelphia Trenton, N. J. Clearfield Ware, Marian C. Salem, N. J. Watson, Elizabeth A., German - Webster, Harold S., Engineering West, John B., CiviV Engin. Weston, Charles McI., Chemistrv Wigmore, Harry C, 2 K, Economics Williams, Frances B., a r Wilson, Margaret, k k r, French Wilson, Mary E., it B $, English Yardley, Charles H., Latin Young, Edith C, Mathematics Young, Francis W., k k r Young, Helen G., Mathematics Doylestown Philadelphia Swarthmore Norwood Glenolden Norristown Philadelphia Toughkenamon York Swarthmore Camden, N. J. West Chester cz Page One Thirteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN V Hi P ' WM SvPH ■ j CHAS. J. DARLINGTON SIAMESE TWINS L. ELOISE VEST Graduate Students Charles Joseph Darlington, t a O, $ B k. Chemistry A.B., Swarthmore College, 1915 Louise, Lohmann Schriefer, a r, German A.B., Adelphi College, 1914 Lelia Eloise Vest, a r, $ B K, Education A.B., Swaithmore College, 1915 Darling, Pa. Brooklyn, N. Y. Ottumwa, Iowa Special Students George Miller Bunting, Jr., a y Margaret Livingston Hill Clara Elizabeth McCance Mary Emma Vogler Edith Roberts Williams Harriet Elizabeth Worrell Chester Swarthmore Oil City Media Norristown Ogden Pase One Fourteen mmMmmm Page One Fifteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The College Year Registration Day AS the traveler sits by the fireside, and in memory lives over again his experiences, recalling only the most striking incidents, and overlooking the long line of occur- ) rences that stretch in between — so, in this section of our book, have we lived over the happenings since the publication of the 1916 Halcyon, selecting from the mass of recollections only the " high points. " The pages that follow are not presented as a history of the past college year, nor yet an outline of its chief incidents; they are offered rather as a succession of flash-light pictures — little intimate glimpses into the experiences which go to make up Swarthmore life. The Return about the time Old Sol is settmg on the Autumnal Equinox, Swarth- . -• 11 more ' s scattered students begin their annual pilgrimage to their shrine of learning. This fall when the Whartonites trudged up the walk from the station, they found things somewhat changed; for the dream of a third section, uniting Old and New Wharton, was actually materializing. Already the masons had built up two stories of the new structure, which will soon add sixty rooms to the men ' s dormitories, and provide the much needed halls for Y. M. C. A. meetings and general recreation. Aside from the Wharton developments, the campus presented its usual appearance of perfect placidity. The next day this peace and quiet gave place to a bustle resembling a Russian mobilization. It was Registration Day, and enlistment in courses was accomplished by conscription for the Freshmen, and moral suasion for upperclassmen. Year after year, from out the buzz of conversation about the various tables in the gymnasium, fragments like these are heard: " Well, I wish Doctor wouldn ' t talk to that Freshman all day; " " Oh dear! Here ' s another conflict. I can ' t possibly — ' ■ — ; " " No, Miss , the rule is that Fresh- men must take mathematics their whole first year; that is to say, ; " " Sure, you gotta sign up with ' Ducky. ' We have compulsory Bible Training here. " Wandering Freshmen, important Sopho- mores, and nonchalant upperclassmen form the ever changing groups that drift from one jaded, wanly-smiling professor to an- other. Everybody is feverishly consult- ing everybody else about courses, or pilot- ing rudderless Freshmen from place to place. Over in Parrish the endless line of matriculators, waiting for a chance at " Prexy " and Dean Alexander, resembles the mob that stormed Shibe Park during the last world ' s series. At last, when every Page One Sixteen WHARTON ADDITION BEGINNING THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN THE NEW SECTION UNDER WAY Freshman has his Bible and Math straightened out, and has registered his birthplace, opinion of the war, and size of collar; when every green card has been sufficiently deco- rated with autographs, and has passed the censors in the Superintendent ' s office, and when the three hour-plan cards have been laboriously filled out and duly deposited ; when, in a word, Registration Day is over, the tired students return to their rooms for a much- needed rest. Class That the Freshman ' s initiation into the Swarthmore Chapter of the American o College Fraternity (Kappan Gown) may be made more " impressive, " a number of strenuous situations have been created, and are known as class scraps. They start on the second evening after the Freshman ' s ar- rival. Then he is kept up all night, tearing posters from board fences and telegraph poles, that he may familiarize himself with the typography of Swarthmore, and that he may learn, too, that there are things in this world more important than sleep. A few minutes before six, the following morning, he takes part in the Poster Fight, a confused jumble of Fresh- men and Sophomores, at the conclusion of which scrap he is generally found sitting on a Senior, or trying to choke a fellow-Freshman. During the next few days he is further " impressed " by the scream of whistles and the crack of firearms, for these noises rend the air the moment any members of his class fall into companionship — no matter for how upright a purpose. SWARTHMORE PROPOSAL Page One Seventeen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN THE CHAIN GANG Always he is unceremoniously dispersed, until he discovers that the guns aren ' t loaded, and that the whistles are " full of hot air. " Then he shouts into office a class President, who now becomes the honored recipient of all Sophomore " call-downs " ' and impositions, and is periodically forced to lead his flock to the slaughter. In the Wrestling Matches the Fresh- man IS given a fairer chance, though his spirits are first humbled to the dust by orders to cast his shoes on the ground, well know- ing that they will not be returned to him. " By request, " he sings " Home, Sweet Home, " using the laundry-list for words; he " scrambles like an egg " ; and performs other re- markable feats before an appreciative college audience. The final event is the Keg Rush, and in this contest the Fresh usually " come back " with a vengeance, and by force of overwhelming numbers manage to cover the coveted keg with hands. This comprises the Freshman ' s formal initiation, but it is only the preface to his full, extra-curricular education. Un- til well into the second semester he receives solicitous atten- tions, from time to time, at the hands of the Sophs, some of which courtesies he tries to return. This year the Freshmen lost out all along the line, including the Keg Rush. Their only hope now is to inflict the same stinging defeat on next year ' s incoming class. Founders ' Next to Commencement Day, Founders ' Day is the most important of the whole college year. From the parade of faculty and students down the asphaltum and out on the west campus, to the presentation of " The Shoemaker ' s Holiday, " October 23rd, 1915, was filled with " happenings. " As usual, there were in the procession this year classes (or nucleuses of classes) that will graduate in the dim future ; some, twenty years from now. As some of the little " shavers " stumbled along, with " ' 30, " " ' 34, " and even " ' 36 " on their arm-bands, it required a stretch of the imagination to pick out future half-backs and guards of the Swarthmore eleven ; or, per- haps, future professors of Greek or Biology. After each class had sung its THE KEG RUSH song, and all, together, the Found- Page One Eighteen FATIMA Day THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEI-.N GOV. BRUMBAUGH OF PENNSYLVANIA GOV. MILLER OF DELAWARE ers ' Day Song, the great crowd moved to the amphitheatre to hear the addresses of Gover- nor Brumbaugh, and Governor Miller of Delaware. Swarthmore may well be proud of her Founders ' Day speakers. In 1913, they were Congressman Palmer, Governor Tener, and President Wilson ; in 1914, Dr. Mc- Donald, President of the World Peace Foundation, and J. Allen Baker, Member of the English Parliament; while this year the Chief Executives of two states paid tribute " to the founders of old Swarthmore. " founders ' DAY THE SENIORS Page One Nineteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Lay of The Last Rooter Or the Barn That Didn ' t Burn The men and maids of Swarthmore Had vowed with one accord, Their httle Quaker college Should humble Haverford; With one accord they vowed it And named a meeting day, And called the old alumni forth From east and west and south and north. For we had heard a rumor (From Haverford it came). Of what they had in mind to do To celebrate the game. " When we have beaten Swarthmore, So ran the rumor dire, " We ' ll take a certain aged barn And set the thing on fire. " East and west and south and north The thrilling word was passed. And in the camp of Swarthmore Excitement mounted fast. Shame on the lazy rooter Who lingered in his hall. While scrub plowed into ' Varsity And fought hard for the ball. I wis in all the college There was no heart so cold. But high it leapt and fast it beat When that wild news was told. Up rose the brave eleven. Up rose the students all. And swore the barn of Haverford Should never, never fall. Alas! there was no study In Wharton Old or New, Or Parnsh, or the class rooms, — ■ We ' d other things to do. Small time we gave to Euclid, Shakespeare and Henry James, Those last few weeks before we played This greatest of all games. ' Twas Bedlam in the dining room: The old war songs were sung. And tables thumped and cowbells rung To save that barn from doom. We held a great mass meeting: Up sprang an old " alum, " And this the burden of his speech — " It must not burn, by gum! " Page One Twenty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN And noisy and more noisy Next day on Whittier Field, We watched our brave eleven Force Haverford to yield. Up rose a shout of triumph When last the whistle blew; The college bell began to ring The score of seven to two. We heard from Doctor Palmer, And Doctor Mercer then, Denworth, and Anna Michener, The Senior football men ; Ed Tomlinson, and Gowdy; And (though he couldn ' t play) We cheered for Ally Cornog, Who helped us win the day. That evening at the festive board We dined like queens and kings. The while we sang, and c heered, and blew On whistles, horns, and other things. We pounded on the tables. We stamped upon the floor ; There ne ' er was such Thanksgivingness In Swarthmore halls before. That night we had a bonfire Upon the battlefield, And round and round the towering flame An ancient cart was wheeled ; And one by one the heroes About the fire were whirled, The while we stood and watched the flame That flashed and leaped and curled. Ot course we had our speeches; ' Twas " Prexy " who began; He praised the team of Haverford, He praised the race they ran ; And then came Doctor Miller, And Doctor Bronk " ensuite, " Who spoke of Murch ' s little foot And his tremendous feat. We finished with our college dance. Fit ending for the day ; And everyone was happy. And everyone was gay. And everyone was hu sky. And everyone was hoarse; We ' d spent our voices at the game. But didn ' t mind, of course. And when our children come here. And when they play the game, And meet the sons of Haverford, And serve them just the same. Amid their celebrations Still will the tale be told. How valiant Swarthmore saved the barn In those brave days of old. Page One Twenty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Christmas Dinner DER TAG When a heavy body is set in mo- tion and encounters no effective resistance, it moves for a consid- erable period of time before coming to rest again. Just before the Haverford game, the Swarthmore student body had attained such an enthusiastic momentum that even the Engineering Department could not compute it. The score of that game added a last, mighty impulse, and for almost a month the startled walls of Parrish looked down on a scene not unlike a session of our national House of Representatives. In such an atmosphere was held the last din- ner on the campus just before the Christmas holi- days. Christmas dinner at Swarthmore is an oasis of abundance in a desert of famine — the one day of the year when everyone sings a song of gladness about a college meal. In the center of every table a diminutive Christmas tree smiled out from behind its bright ornaments. When the seven o ' clock " limit of decorum " had expired, gay-colored streamers began to dart through the air. Some landed in the chandeliers, some in the waitresses ' hair; while others tangled themselves in the pine needles of the trees, and soon all the tables were chained together by a net-work of colored bands. Swarthmore Col- lege was just a big family of happy, care-free students. The steady chatter was punctu- ated now and then by the squawk of horns, and occasional " explosions " when someone got an especially appropriate Christmas present. Of course, after such merriment, everyone was prepared to enjoy the Christmas Dance in the gymnasium. And everyone went home with the feeling that, after all, the cloud of academic grinding is not without its silver lining. c • It has been said that the Swarthmore campus is prettiest at that particular sea- son when the observer is viewing it; whether in the fall, when everything is clothed in autumn ' s soft brown ; or in the cold of winter, after a heavy snowfall ; or, again, in the spring, when the fresh green lawns draw the student irresistibly from dormi- tory and " grinding " to play and revelry. Each season has its own charm, but there is no doubt that Swarthmore undergraduates swear allegiance to one above all others — spring. Then it is that the proverbial young man ' s fancy is given a chance. He dons white flannels, and after dinner, until it gets too hazy for the Dean to see distinctly, he strolls about a limited portion of the campus with a young lady at his side. It is a pretty scene — groups of students strolling about, while on the steps of the asphaltum, if it is Sunday evening, the Seniors are singing the old Swarthmore songs. Page One Twenty-two The Twilight Hour k FOOTBALL SPIRIT THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Many a young man, as the day fades, has wished himself endowed with Joshua ' s power to make the sun stand still for an hour or so ; for all too quick The twilight bell rings out the parting clay, And slowly o ' er the tree-tops creeps the moon; The fussei-s homeward wend their listless way, And leave the world to Darkness, come too soon. THE SPRING CAMPUS " To-morrow ' U be of all the year the gladdest, merriest day, For I ' m to be Queen of the May, mother, I ' m to be Queen of the May. " m« |-j Rising bells are superfluous on May Day. Before six o ' clock the whole of Parrish and most of Wharton is deserted, while on the campus is as- sembled the student body, awaiting the opening of the exercises always attendant upon the coming of May — ceremonies in which the girls figure as performers, the boys only as spectators. Last year the arrival of the May Queen was announced by a scarlet-cloaked herald mounted on a white charger. Following the procession of the classes, Jessica Granville- Smith made her queenly appearance, surrounded by a band of fairy sprites. The Rose Garden and " West Campus made a charming setting for her coronation, the fascinating dance of the flower maids, and the Maypole dances by the girls of the different classes. The exercises were closed by the time-honored custom of gathering about the " Dean ' s Steps, " where the Seniors delegated their powers, responsibilities, worries — and privileges — to the Juniors, and each class advanced a step toward graduation. Once more they sang " Balm o ' Gilead, " and the class songs, and then everyone was off to breakfast, singing " Alma Mater. " Page One Twenty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SENENTEEN CORONATION OF THE MAY QUEEN Commencement Undergraduates approach Commencement Week with mingled ■yiT 1 emotions, according to the classes to which they belong. For the Seniors, it is the commencement of independence, unhampered by anxious course advisers, or the lash of an absence committee ; no longer will their tasks be served up to them in text-books, with careful directions in the front. For the remain- ing classes, it is that blissful period of recuperation from the effects of final examinations. Everyone rejoices in the glad fact that there are no more classes, no more athletic prac- tices, no more " activities " clamoring for attention. Then is one free to enjoy the various entertainments of Class Day, Alumni, and Commencement exercises, with their attendant plays, banquets, and dances. MAY DAY THE CLASS OF EIGHTEEN Page One Tu ' eiity-four THE HALCYON OF N ' INETEEN SEVENTEEN MR. TAFT Commencement Week, 1915, began Sunday morning, June I 3th, when " Prexy " delivered his last preachment to the Class of ' I 5. In the even- ing, Laurie Seaman planted the modest little Haverford ivy under the Seniors ' memorial stone in the Sproul Observator y wall. From the point of view of the ivy, the weather was ideal, for everything was nice and soggy, but we doubt whether Margaret Milne, the class orator, relished competition with the elements for the attention of her audience, even though her subject was, " Not for Ourselves Alone. " Monday afternoon, the Seniors filed solemn- ly into the open-air amphitheatre, keeping step to the v arblings of the Sophomores, who were for- tunately concealed behind the platform. After " Art " Mann, the presenter, had wreaked ven- geance on each and every member of the class, to the great glee of each and every other member, the Senior play, " A Mid-Summer Night ' s Dream, " was presented. PREXY, MRS. PREXY AND EX- PREXY Page One Twenly-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SE ' ENTEEN Tuesday, we held our sides as we watched the Alumni play baseball with the ' Varsity. Thei r intentions were excellent, but most of them carried too much excess bag- gage to run on schedule. After the game, just as " A Mid-Summer Night ' s Dream " was about to be repeated, a mid-summer thunderstorm broke loose, and the audience rushed for the ark of Parrish. For once, everyone went to Collection without required attendance! It was a great day ! In some ways the greatest Commencement Swarthmore has known. Not only were the biggest bunch of Seniors given their walking papers, but a " large " man was secured to discharge them. Mr. Taft ' s infectious chuckle and falsetto tones never failed to bring instant response from his hearers; and his address, " The Church, Civilization, and War, " was appropriate both to the occasion and to the times. Chautauqua With the close of the college year comes the Chautauqua season, that happy compromise between work and play, which partially fills the more than empty coffers, and supplies yarns for at least two weeks after college reopens. More than a hundred students serve in various capacities, ranging all the way from " actorene " to stake-driver and bill-poster. The casts of " Twelfth Night, " and " The Man From Home, " were made up almost entirely of students of the Public Speaking Department, while " Ger- main, the Wizard, " was none other than the Editor of the Halcyon of Nineteen Seven- teen. We must not fail to say a word or two about a particularly important, though physi- cally small, member of the Chautauqua family — " Taki " the cat. Taki had scarcely lost his kittenish propensities when he reported for duty to the tent crew at Sunbury. His services were immediately accepted by Captain Tanguy, and thereafter Taki frequently made his appearance on the stage at critical moments during a lecture or entertainment, to the out-spoken ecstacy of the " kiddies " in the front rows. At the close of the professional ALUMNI ROOTERS tage One Tzoenfy-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN CHAUTAUQUANS season, Taki took up winter residence in Wharton, relieving the uniformity of Wharton life by occasional visits to Parrish. We are glad to announce that Taki has since found a permanent home in a good mousing district near here, and will undoubtedly spend the remainder of his existence in complete feline happiness. TAKI IN RETIREMENT Page One Twenty-seven Behold the child, by Nature ' s kindlj ' law, Pleas ' d with a rattle, tickled with a straw. Page One Tzventy-nine THE PHCENIX Published on Tuesdays During the College Year by the Students of Swarthmore College Editorial Staff Editor-in-Chief - - - - - - . John E. ORCHARD, ' 1 6 Associate Editor ------- Harry S. Briggs, ' 1 6 Local Editor Joseph E. Sands, ' 17 Local Editcr -....-. J. CLARENCE LUKENS, ' 1 7 Local Editor -------- MaRC P. DoWDELL, ' 1 7 Local Editor - - - ■ - - - Ruth Stephenson, ' 1 6 Local Editor -------- EVELYN L. MiLLER, ' I 6 Alumni Editor - - Anna L. CuRTIS, ' 04 Alumni Editor ------ WiLLIAM H. THATCHER, ' 00 Alumni Editor . - - Alden B. Jones, ' 1 3 Business Staff Business Manager - F. Lawrence Pyle, ' 1 6 Adveri ' sing Manager ------ WiLLIAM A. Clarke, ' 1 7 1 -- — B —J Page One Tliirty Published as a Monthly Supplement to " The Phoenix " Editor Associate Editor Art Editor Richard D. Brooke, ' 17 Norman G. Shidle, ' 17 Marcia S. Doan, ' 16 Hilda A. Lang, ' 1 7 The Staff Eleanor M. Neely, ' 16 William H. Dillingham, ' 16 c Page One Tliirtv-one The Halcyon of Nineteen Seventeen Editor - - - - Paul F. Gemmill Associate Editor - - - - ■ - - - - HiLDA A. LaNG Associate Editor ....... Joseph E. Sands Art Editor - - Helen F. Inglis Art Editor . . - EvERETT P. Irv in Business Manager ...... WiLLIAM W. ToMLINSON Advertising Manager . . . . . . ]. CLARENCE LuKENS The Staff Richard D. Brooke Richard L. Burdsall Mary H. Gawthrop Beatrice M. Jenkins Emily P. Joyce Clarence G. Myers Norman G. Shidle Lester B. Shoemaker John R. Sproul Anna E. Sullivan Page One Thirty-two Ip m i os i i Page One Thirty-three Swarthmore College Debate Board Officers President Captain of Squad Secretary-Treasurer Hugh F. Denworth, ' 16 Carl Shrode, ' 16 Clarence G. Myers, ' 1 7 Student Members Hyman H. Cohen, ' 16 Lynn H. Bailey, ' I 7 Edwin A. Tcmlinson, ' 16 Detlev W. Bronk, ' 19, (Alternate) Allin H. Pierce, ' 19, (Alternate) Faculty) Members Professor Paul M. Pearson Professor Benjamin F. Battin Professor John A. Miller Coach of Debating Team Mr. Philip M. Hicks Page Unc Thirty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Question: " Resolved, That an international police force should be established to enforce international treaties and agreements and preserve international peace. " Swarthmore vs. Juniata Swarthmore, February 25, 1916 Swarthmore (Negative) Team: Mr. Tomlinson, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Shrode (Captain) Won by Juniata Swarthmore vs. State College (League Debate) State College, Pa., March 3, 1916 Swarthmore (Affirmative) Team: Mr. Tomlinson, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Shrode Won by State College Pnge One Thiily-Uve THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SE ' ENTEEN Question: " Resolved, That an international police force should be established to enforce international treaties and agreements and preserve international peace. " Swarthmore vs. Franklin Marshall (League Debate) Swarthmore, March 3, 1916 Swarthmore (Negative) Team: Mr. Denworth, Mr. Bailey, Mr. Myers (Captain) Won by Swarthmore I3 ' S S.S) Swarthmore vs. Trinity Durham, N. C, March 24, 1916 Swarthmore (Negative) Team: Mr. Denworth, Mr. Myers, Mr. Shrode Won by Trinity Page One Thirty-six (01 Fourteenth Annual Declamation Contest For the William W. Cocks Prizes December 3, 1915 Contestants ■ " Laetus Sorte Mea " Julian H. Ewing Margaret Yerkes, ' 1 7 " Mrs. Casey at the Euchre Party " - . - - Irene Stoddard Capwell Helen Coles, ' I 7 " Gentlemen, the King " . - - Robert Barr Joseph E. Sands, ' 1 7 " Idella and the White Plague " Joseph Lincoln Frances Maxwell, ' 1 7 " For Dear Old Yale " James Langston Emily Young, ' 16 " His Majesty the King " - - - - ' - - - Rudyard Kiphng Emily Joyce, ' 1 7 " In the Toils of the Enemy " John Seymour Wood Laura Fetter, ' 1 6 First Prize, $35.00 — Miss Maxwell. Second Prize, $15.00— MlSS YoUNG. Honorable Mention — MiSS CoLES. Past- One Thirtv-scz ' t-n THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Annual Oratorical Contest For the Delta Upsilon Prize February 11, 1916 ' International Government " ' The Young Men of History " ' The Greater Slavery " ' Christian Science Healing " ' Our Duty Towards the Philippines " ' The Ultimate in Government " William W. Tomlinson, ' 17 Richard D. Brooke, M 7 Charla G. Hull, ' 1 7 Clarence G. Myers, ' 1 7 Allin H. Pierce, ' 19 Hugh F. Denworth, ' 16 Presiding Officer Mr. Philip M. Hicks Judges Miss Elizabeth B. Oliver Mr. Stanley K. Wilson Mr. Henry Baur The Decision Winner of Prize, $25.00— Mr. DenworTH Honorable Mention — Mr. Myers Page One Thirlv-cight THE HALCYON OF NINI:TEF:N SEVENTEEN The Potter Extemporaneous Debate October 26, 1915 Question: " Resolved, That President Wilson should be re-elected. ' Affirmaiive Team Carl Shrode, ' 16 Charla G. Hull, ' 1 7 Allin H. Pierce, ' 19 Negative Team Hugh F. Denworth, ' 16 Lynn H. Bailey, ' 1 7 Clarence G. Myers, ' 17 First Prize, $12.00 — Mr. Denworth. Second Prize, $8.00 — Mr. Shrode. Third Prize, $5.00— Mr. Myers. cs;g .fe The Sophomore-Freshman Debate For the President ' s Prize November 16, 1915 Question: " Resolved, That compulsory military training should be established ill all secondary schools, colleges, and universities of the country. " Sophomore Team (Affirmative) Walter W. Maule G. Warren Bryan Jess Halsted Freshman Team (Negative) Allin H. Pierce Detlev W. Bronk James P. Arnold Won by the Freshman Team Page One lliiiiv-iiinc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Extemporaneous Speaking Contests For the Ella Frances Bunting Prizes THE WOMEN ' S CONTEST April 27, 1915 Esther F. Holmes, ' 18 Charla G. Hull, ' 1 7 Frances H. Maxwell, ' 1 7 Margaret A. McIntosh, ' 15 Margaret Milne, ' 15 Elizabeth M. Roberts, ' 15 Eliza K. Ulrich, ' 15 Elizabeth S. Williams, ' 15 First Prize, $12.00— MiSS HuLL. Second Prize, $8.00 — Miss Ulrich. Third Prize, $5.00 — Miss McIntosh. THE MEN ' S CONTEST April 20, 1915 Lynn H. Bailey, ' 1 7 Paul M. Cuncannon, ' 15 Hugh F. Denworth, ' 16 Denman H. Kelley, ' 15 Clarence G. Myers, ' I 7 Carl Shrode, ' 16 Edwin A. Tomlinson, ' 16 William W. Tomlinson, ' 1 7 First Prize, $12.00 — Mr. Edwin Tomlinson. Second Prize, $8.00 — Mr. Shrode. Third Prize, $5.00 — Mr. Denworth. Page One Forty m V» , V HE DRAMATIC SEASON of the past year was a decided success from every point of view. Swarthmore audiences were treated to everything from Shakespeare to Gilbert and Sulhvan, and both classic and modern drama were ably handled by the col- lege players. Deprived of the joys of creating, the Class of Seven- teen turned to standard light opera, and finally chose " Pinafore " as the most suitable piece for displaying the talents of its individual members. On the men ' s 1 oliday (Somerville Day), " Quality Street " was presentee by and to the women of the college. The open-air amphi- theatre was the scene of the May Day play, produced under the direction of Miss Blanchard. And then in June, the Seniors left with us, as a last memory, that old favorite, " A Midsummer-Night ' s Dream. " " The Shoe- maker ' s Holiday, " an Elizabethan play, presented in Elizabethan style, was the 1915 Founders ' Day attraction. Finally, came the home con- cert of the Men ' s Musical Clubs, as the concluding number of the " theatrical " program of the " Halcyon year. " DONAI.Ii Sr ' K M jialiih liufksli-uu Page One Forty-one B " PINAFORE " EING presented by the Class of 1917, " Pinafore " was, of course, the greatest Sophomore Show that Swarthmore has yet seen. Although somewhat dis- turbed by the discovery that we would not be permitted to exhibit our genius m an original play, the class rallied quickly and gave a production of " Pinafore " which the critics pronounced excellent. Donald Spackman played the leading male role, while Hester Levis (who, alas! has since deserted us), was the blushing daughter of Captain Corcoran. Although their love-making at times lacked the ease and aptitude which are said to accompany the genuine article, they played and sang their difficult parts in a highly satisfac- tory manner. Frank Hartung (also now among the missing) gave an impersonation of Dick Deade e that Betty Worth played Little Buttercup to perfection, while Everett Irwin as Sir Joseph was a perfect dear. Boyd Barnard was not in the cast, but as Musical Director of the production he played an important and time-consuming part in whipping the show into shape. The fears of those who thought the music might prove too much for our amateurs were not realized. Every part was well played and sung, while the chorus did excellent work. The whole performance was a distinct credit to the class. Hesteh Le i.s a.s Josephine fairly took the house by storm. Vv ' M i 1 P f- yi Frank Hartung as Dlcli Deudeye Bkttv AVohth as Little Buttercup Page One Forty-tivo Everett Irwin as Sir Joseph HiiMiN Coi r-is AS Hebe WaLTBR ' i ' lMMlS AM Ca L (Jiifr ' tt-ll Cast of Characters The Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Porter, K. C. B., First Lord of the Captain Corcoran, Commanding H. M. S. Pinafore Ralph Rackstraw, Able Seaman .... Dick Deadeye, Able Seaman ..... Bill Bobstay, Boatswain .... - - Bob Becket, Boatswain ' s Mate . . . . Josephine, The Captam ' s Daughter . . - - Hebe, Sir Joseph ' s First Cousin . . - - Little Buttercup, A Portsmouth Bumboat Woman First Lord ' s Sisters, Cousins, Aunts, Sailors, Marines, etc. Admiralty, EvERETT Irwin Walter Timmis Donald Spackman Frank Hartung Clarence Myers Morris Burdsall Hester Levis Helen Coles Elizabeth Worth Page One Forfy-tliree " QUALITY STREET " 1 R. BARRIE ' S " Qual- I ity Street " was the play ■ ■ ■ chosen by the girls for presentation on SomervilleDay. Margaret Milne, Eleanor Neely, and Jessica Granville- Smith were again seen in major roles, and with the usual satisfactory results. The large crowd of alumnae assembled for the day, wit- nessed the play and pronounced it a striking success. It is a play that has in it a number of humorous touches, and each one " got across " the footlights to the audience, and was thor- oughly relished. Eleaxok Nbelv, Jessica Granville-Smith AND Margaret Milne Page One Forty-four Little Boy Bluis and Bo-Peep Two LlTTLIC Fairiks " A ROMANCE O ' THE WOODS " A S a supplement to the May Day Dances, a play was given by the girls in the out- door theatre, about the middle of May. The play was a pantomime of dancmg, and had just enough plot to hold the interest of the spectators. The amphitheatre was an admn ably adapted background for the pretty dance romance. Margaret Milne, " Bob " Roberts, Jessica Granville-Smith, Lillian Pile, Eleanor Neely, and Margaret Mcintosh, did excellent work in the more important parts. The dancers were trained by Miss Blanchard, and to her the college family is in- debted for a charming hour with the aery creatures of the woods. Page One Fortv-iive ' A MID-SUMMER NIGHT ' S DREAM " T HE out-door auditorium, with its setting of green leaves and blue sky, was an ideal spot for this fairy-tale comedy of Shakespeare. The play was produced with a proper mingling of music, comedy, and romance. Tom McCabe, as BoUom, was delight- ful in the chief comedy role, and for a part of the time at least made a perfect ass of himself. Gilson Blake, Dorothy Powell, Ellen Miller, and all of the others, interpreted their parts in an entirely pleas- ing manner. Clayton Rogers as Lysander and Elizabeth Robert.? as Biirmia Scene Fro.m " A Mid-Summer Night ' s DREA t " Page One Foiiv-si. " THE SHOEMAKER ' S HOLIDAY " " The Shoemaker ' s Hohday " was presented without intermissions — or almost without inter- missions. The qualifica- tion is necessary because of the presence of Ralph Heacock. He flitted, skipped, and bowed in a most lady-like fashion, thus letting the audience know when a scene had ended. Homer Berry and Eleanor Neely, of Chau- tuaqua fame, read their lines with the ease and poise of professionals. The Elizabethan sce- nery (which means no scenery at all), and the nobles in the box, lent color and atmosphere to the setting of the play. The audience was treated, in every way possible, to a true Elizabethan presentation. The effect was novel and pleasing, though it made the understanding of the play a trifle difficult at times. " The Shoemaker ' s Holiday " lived up to the standard set by previous Founders ' Day plays. I I I xNOK Neely a.9 Rose Oalleij and liOMEK Berry as Master Eammon " The SriOEiiAKER ' s Holiday " Page One Fortv-snrn THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN H Home Concert of the Musical Clubs OW incomplete would be the college year without the Home Concert! The Musi- cal Clubs vie with the Soph Show, the Senior Class Play, and all other local pro- ductions for first place in the hearts of the college folk. This year the tickets were sold out long before the date, March 10th; and when the curtain rolled aside that night, the rows of neatly garbed warblers faced a house crowded to the doors. How the song birds did sing! Vocal gymnastics, close harmony — nothing seemed too difficult for them to attempt. Each number showed skillful rendition and artistic finish. And each time a new success was registered, Bert Brown, Leader of the combined aggregation, and Bill Shoemaker, Manager, swelled with pride at the results of their ' labor. To let the Glee Club run off with all the honors of the evening was opposed to the principles of the Mandolin Club. With right merry will they set to work, and so well did they pick, bow, toot, and blow their respective instruments that they were able to evolve a wave of harmony that completely inundated the enraptured audience. Then three of Nineteen Seventeen ' s stars, twinkling brightly, took the entertainment in to their own hands. After Timmis and Brooke, a true Scotti-Caruso combination, had enchanted the audience with a melodious, mellifluous duet, Boyd Barnard, the boy wizard of the cornet, blew his way right into the hearts of the assembled enthusiasts. The college magician, Paul Gemmill, then carried Nineteen Seventeen ' s conquests further, completely mystifying everyone with a series of startling tricks. The few minutes allotted to that dignified Senior, James B. Melick, were filled with the best of entertainment. From the moment Jim stepped out, with his pleasing personality and Melick reputation, he forced his sedate, conservative college audience to shriek with hysterical laughter over his clever characterizations, gyrations, and vocalizations. Many times he returned to bend himself, before the crowd would consent to let him go. The late lamented Sophomore Show was then disentombed, dragged from its peace- ful resting place, and screamingly burlesqued by " The Thrushes " — Brown, Burdsall, Melick, Pyle, Riflert, Berry, and Spackman. This gay group of vocalists and rag-pick- trs also put across some close harmony in a series of Hawaiian songs. As a very fitting conclusion, the Glee Club led in the singing of Alma Mater, in which it must be confessed the audience, loath to see the conclusion of so enjoyable a concert, very reluctantly joined. Page One Forty-eight Page One Forty-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Phi Beta Kappa EPSILON CHAPTER OF PENNSYLVANIA Officers President Vice President Secretarv- Treasurer J. Russell Hayes, ' 88 Clara Price Newport, ' 03 Benjamin F. Battin, ' 92 Roland G. Kent, ' 95 Helen B. S. Brinton, ' 95 Executive Committee Abby Mary Hall Roberts, ' 90 Louis N. Robinson, ' 05 Charter Members •■ ' Edward H. AL gill (Brown University Cliapter) William H. Appleton (Harvard Llniversity Chapter) Fr aires in Facultate Willl m LI. Appleton (Harvard Cliapter) Benjamin F. Battin (Swarthniore Chapter) Arthur Beardsley ( Swarthmore Chapter) Elizabeth Powell Bond (Swarthmore Chapter) IsABELLE Bronk (Swarthmore Chapter) Robert C. Brooks ( Indiana University Chapter) Susan J. Cunningham (Swarthmore Chapter) Walter Dennison (Michigan Llniversity Chapter) Harold C. Goddard (Amherst Chapter) Maud Bassett Gorham (Radcliffe Chapter) J. Russell Hayes (Swarthmore Chapter) Jesse H. Holmes ( Nehraska University Chapter) William L Hull (Swarthmore Chapter) Henrietta J. Meeteer (Indiana Llniversity Chapter) John A. Miller (Indiana LTniversity Chapter) Clara Price Newport (Swarthmore Chapter) Louis N. Robinson (Swarthmore Chapter) Joseph Swain (Swarthmore Chapter) Walter H. R. Trumbauer (University of Pennsylvania Chapter) L. Eloise Vest (Swarthmore Chapter) Jean H. Walker (Swarthmore Chapter) HonorarM Members Elizabeth Powell Bond Arthur Beardsley William W, Biedsall Isaac H. Clothier Edith K. Baner Reba M. Camp Charles M. Darlington Ralph Linton David P. Harry, Jr. Joseph Swain Class of 1915 Class of 1916 John E. Orchard Susan J. Cunningham Franklin Spencer Edmonds HowARD M. Jenkins William P. Potter Lillian L. Pile Rena Rothner Sarah B. Sheppard L. Eloise Vest Olive F. Laird Deceased. Page One Fifty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Delta Sigma Rho Founded at Chicago, April 1 3, 1 906 " An organization to encourage effective and sincere public speaking. " Students who have represented the College in an Inter -Collegiate Debate or Oratorical Contest are eligible for membership at the end of their Junior Year SWARTHMORE CHAPTER Officers President, Philip M. Hicks, 1905 Secretary-Treasurer, Hugh F. Denworth, 1916 Members Francis Grant Blair, 1897 Bird Thomas Baldwin, 1900 Elizabeth Percy Sutton, 1903 Joshua Hibberd Taylor, 1903 Halliday Rogers Jackson, 1904 Philip Marshall Hicks, 1905 Caroline Hadley Robinson, 1900 Robert Leslie Ryder, 1906 Amos Jenkins Peaslee, 1907 Simeon Van Trump Jester, 1908 George Gustavus Dilworth, 1908 Louis Russell Coffin, 1909 William Russell Tyler, 1910 Gurdeon Blodgett Jones, 1.910 Raymond Keenan Denworth, 1911 Joseph Henry Willets, 1911 Charles Aaron Collins, 1912 William King Hoyt, 1912 J. Augustus Cadwallader, 1912 Washington Russell Green, 1913 A. Roy Ogden, 1914 Raymond T. Bye, 1914 Claude Corall Smith, 1914 Paul Miller Cuncannon, 1915 William Wesley Matson, 1915 Hugh Frederick Denworth, 191C Chapters University of Minnesota University of Iowa University of Michigan University of Wisconsin University of Illinois University of Nebraska University of Chicago Northwestern University Beloit College Brown University University of Colorado Columbia University Dartmouth Colle ge George Washington University Harvard University Indiana State University Iowa State College University of Kansas Deceased. University of Missouri Ohio State University Albion College Knox College Ohio Wesleyan University LTniversity of Pennsylvania Syracuse University University of Te.xas University of Virginia Wesleyan Universitj ' Williams College Yale University Cornell University Western Reserve University L ' niversity of North Dakota Leland Stanford, Jr., LIniversity Carleton College Swarthmore College Page One Fifty- THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Book and Key Senior Society Members Herbert Lawyer Brown Hugh Frederick Denworth David Percival Harry, Jr. John Ewing Orchard Frederic Lawrence Pyle John Sebring Riffert Edwin Augustus Tomlinson Page One Fifty-iwd •€ 4:1 J ' JtAZei . THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Pi Sigma Chi Organized 1907 The honorary society for Senior women whose purpose is the furthering of student responsibihty toward the best interests of the College. The members are chosen with reference to character, scholarship, and loyalty to Swarthmore. mdccccxvi Gladys Cunningham Hall Edith Ridgway Satterthwaite Charity Bell Hampson Ruth Stephenson Anna Marguerite Michener Lillian Isabel Waters Eleanor Morgan Neely Marie Schell Weeks Emma T. R. Williams mdccccxvii Helen Coles Hilda Anna Lang Ruth Craighead Frances Helen Maxwell Marian Goldsborouh Firmin Clementine Martenis Smith Page One Fiffy-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Members Boyd Terhune Barnard Fred Pyle Gutelius George Moore Knox Walter Berlinger Lang William Robert Pronost Lester Burton Shoemaker Harold Lesley Smith George Donald Spackman William West Tomlinson Dean Copper Widener Page One Fipy-five FRATRES IN FACULTATE Page One Fifty-six ITMIm u. I »wp7 " , 7 , ' . I :? r l Si Ik ; Page One Fifty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity Founded at DePauw University, 1870 ALPHA BETA CHAPTER mdccccxvi Marcia Sibyl Doan Anna Marguerite Michener Gladys Cunningham Hall Katherine Wood Simons Isabel Cope Jenkins Lillian Isabel Waters mdccccxvii Helen Coles Emily Parry Joyce Elizabeth Sharpless Worth mdccccxviii Elizabeth Holbert Andrews Irene Miller Mack Clara Atlee Esther Hewes Philips Helen Elizabeth Ballein Katherine Virginia Price Louise Evangeline Lewis Florence Mather Shoemaker Eleanor Palmer Stabler mdccccxix Alice Naomi Adams Miriam Millett Jones Helen Roberta Biddle Martha Gertrude McCabe Mary Ingraham Crosley Irma Kipp Russell Page One Fifly-eiglit THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Pi Beta Phi Fraternity Founded at Monmouth College, Illinois, 1867 PENNSYLVANIA ALPHA CHAPTER Charity Bell Hampson Helen May Kelly Ruth Elizabeth Lumis mdccccxvi Evelyn Levis Miller Katharine Elizabeth Strode Agnes Cowgill Trowbridge mdccccxvii Ruth Craighead Hilda Anna Lang Mary Hickman Gawthrop Mary Mather mdccccxviii Ethelwyn Bov er Helen Marie Westfall Edith Wilson Mendenhall Helen Elizabeth Wilson Mary Wilson Turner Catharine Wright mdccccxix Virginia Elizabeth Adams Katherine Vandevort Fahnestock Jane Pancoast Brown Mary Hall Goodall Ruth Hay Cross Mary Kirk Griest Mary Elizabeth Wilson Page One Sixty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Founded at Monmouth College, Illinois, 1870 BETA IOTA CHAPTER mdccccxvi Jean Stewart Riggs Elizabeth Jack Shoemaker Edith Ridgway Satterthwaite Helen Newbold Spiller Ruth Stephenson MDCCCCXVII Florence Kennedy Louise Ker Lewis Elsie May Sinzheimer Margaret Vail Willets mdccccxviii Winifred Thornton Hodge Virginia Postlethwaite Clara Ruth Kistler Ethel Reid Young mdccccxix Catharine Reading Belville Marian Adams Stokes Isabella McKelvey Briggs Dorothy Thomas Elizabeth Neumann Frorer Mildred Bromley Tily Eleanor Rae Runk Margaret Wilson Frances Willard Young Page One Sixty-tzvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Delta Gamma Fraternity Founded at Oxford Institute, Mississippi, 1873 ALPHA BETA CHAPTER Graduate Students Louise Lohman Schriefer Lelia Eloise Vest MDCCCCXVl Hazel Hemphill Brown Helen Elizabeth Johnson Alice Gibson Bryan Eleanor Morgan Neely. Helen Collins Culin Marie Schell Weeks Emma T. R. Williams MDCCCCXVII Minnie Elma Gould Frances Helen Maxwell mdccccxviii Dorothea Bell Margaretta Cope Geraldine Miles Coy Mary Esther Snyder Mary Alberta Thatcher MDCCCCXIX Janet McPherson Brown Dorothea Lindsay Darlington Dorothy Drew Herrmann Page One Sixty-four Bess McClellan Helen Koons Robey Frances Baker Williams THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Kappa Sigma Fraternity Founded at University of Virginia, 1869 PI CHAPTER MDCCCCXVI Charles McIntyre Blackwell Edmund Shannon Bradfield Benjamin Sydney Clime Fred Condon Dennis Sewell Webb Hodge Frederic Lawrence Pyle mdccccxvii Boyd Terhune Barnard John Tenney Mason Warren Melrath Cameron Francis Patrick McGovern Roy Clifton Comley Clarence Gates Myers Paul Davis Endicott Harold Lesley Smith Dean Copper Widener mdccccxviii Frederick Anthony Boughton Herbert Worth Jackson EWING TiBBELS CoRSON ClARENCE PaUL NaY Frederick Stockham Donnelly Harry Arthur Olin Walter Goehring David John Stickney mdccccxix Judson Tupper Ballard Edwin Monroe Bush Chester Clyde Duffy Richard Gambrill Hodge John William Johnson Byron Lester Jones William Donnell Kelley Andrew Russell Pearson Charles Fleming Philips William Lincoln Ridpath Edmund Paul Smith Franklin Pierce Stow Russell Joslin Terradell Page One Sixty-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity Founded at Washington and Jefferson College, 1852 PENNSYLVANIA KAPPA CHAPTER MDCCCCXVI Harry Schweinhart Briggs George Fox Corse Hugh Frederick Denworth Leslie Hyatt Eby Malcolm Sague Graham William MacClean Shoemaker, Jr. mdccccxvii Ellwood Morris Burdsall Joseph Evans Sands Richard Lloyd Burdsall George Donald Spackman William Robert Provost John Roach Sproul Edward Elijah White mdccccxviii Paul Burnett Berry David Monroe Bodine, Jr. Walter Thewlis Bew Roy Lee Lock Walter William Maule MDCCCCXIX James Porter Arnold Eugene Thomas Baker NoRRis Clements Barnard Homer Hendricks Berry Joseph Murdock Blake Detlev Wulf Bronk Alva Edison Bush Edward Clayton Carris Mark Elliott, Jr. Franklin Simcoe Gillespie John Mahlon Ogden Frederick William Schoew Thomas Newbold Taylor, Jr. Charles Temple Page One Sixty-eight APP? THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Delta Upsilon Fraternity Founded at Williams College, I 834 SWARTHMORE CHAPTER MDCCCCXVI Edwin Warman Baker James Jay Jackson, Jr. James Bloomfield Melick William Anderson Clarke Elwood Carr Cornog Clark Warren Davis Frederick Pyle Gutelius James Clarence Lukens John Ewing Orchard Edwin Augustus Tomlinson John Sebring Riffert mdccccxvii William Randolph Moore, Jr. Lester Burton Shoemaker Walter Eugene Smith William West Tomlinson Clair Wallace mdccccxviii George Miller Bunting, Jr. Samuel Conrad Lukens, Jr. Allison Griscom Cornog Harold Graham Marr Samuel Robinson Ogden, Jr. mdccccxix Harman Paul Agnew Henry Fenimore Baker, Jr. John Trites Brown William Lindsay Cornog Mark Addison Dunham Charles Manley Howell Allin Hugh Pierce Thomas Rowe Price, Jr. Page One Seventy : ?;;: fr- j m THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN - Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity Founded at Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1873 PHI CHAPTER MDCCCCXVI Herbert Lawyer Brown Laurence Peters Gowdy John Dwight Murch William Theodore Pohlig Samuel Steiner Shoemaker Louis Leland Tanguy mdccccxvii Harold Ainsworth Walter Berlinger Lang James Wilson Ames Conrad Clothier Lesley Richard Davis Brooke Norman Glass Shidle Wilmer Franklin Stickle mdccccxviii William Ralph Gawthrop Ralph Henderson Heacock George Lloyd Wilson mdccccxix John Price Ferris Edwin Tudor Gowdy Edward Lawrence Frost, Jr. Stanley Thomas Hibberd Charles Douglas Gilchrist Charles Raymond Michener Harry Charles Wigmore Page One Scventy-tioo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Tau Alpha Omicron Fraternity Founded at Swarthmore College, 1907 Craduate Student Charles Joseph Darlington mdccccxvi Ellsworth Ferris Curtin Carl Shrode Marcus Pritchard Dowdell John Dayton Stephens David Percival Harry, Jr. David Herbert Way mdccccxvii Clement Joseph Alderfer Paul Raymond Gibson Lynn Hamilton Bailey Albert Russell Phipps Pettit Charles Granniss Bonner William Walter Timmis mdccccxviii Gideon Warren Bryan Allen Isaac Myers Jess Halsted Carl Davis Pratt James Gordon Munce William Joseph Reilly Roland Pancoast Stratton mdccccxix Leslie Shaw Bingham Henry Irwin Hoot Franklin Preston Buckman James Howard Molloy Elwood Roger Hollingshead Malvern J. Nabb Albert Noel Nelson Page One Seventy-four SS5«:. SPECIMENS FROM THE CLASS OF SEVENTEEN Page One Seventy-six Page One Seventy-seven WOMEN ' S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION FIRST SEMESTER Executive Board Emma T. R. Williams, ' 16, President Ruth E. Lumis, ' 16 Anna M. Michener, ' 16 Ruth Stephenson, ' 16 Ruth Craighead, ' 17, Vice President Marian G. Firmin, ' 1 7 Helen F. Inglis, ' 1 7 Esther E. Holmes, ' 18, Secretary Hazel H. Brown, ' 16, Treasurer SECOND SEMESTER Executive Board Ruth Stephenson, ' 16, President Anna M. Michener, ' 16 Edith R. Satterthwaite, ' 16 Emma T. R. Williams, ' 16 Clementine M. Smith, ' 17 Vice President Helen Coles, ' 1 7 Elsie M. Sinzheimer, ' 1 7 Helen E. Darlington, ' 18, Secretary Emily M. Buckman, ' 18, Treasurer Page One Scvciity-eight MEN ' S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE BOARD First Semester Hugh F. Denworth, President Paul F. Gemmill, Secretary Herbert L. Brown F. Lawrence Pyle Carl Shrode Second Semester James B. Melick, President William W. Tomlinson, Secretary Hugh F. Denworth J. Dwight Murch John Tenney Mason Pase One Seveiitv-niiic Organized February, 1911 Its purpose is to unite the women students in close religious fellowship, to promote growth of character, and to carry on active Christian work. Officers For the year 1915-16 President Vice President Treasurer Secretary L. Isabel Waters Olive F. Laird Hilda A. Lang Helen E. Wilson Cabinet Chairman of Religious Meetings Committee Chairman of Bible Committee Chairman of Missionary Committee Chairman of Social Service Committee Chairman of Social Committee Chairman of Jubilee Committee Annual Member . . - . Gladys C. Hall Elizabeth K. Morrison Ruth A. Lacey Charity B. Hampson Ruth Craighead C. Ruth Kistler Clementine M. Smith Page One Eishty I ftf ? 1 — , c YM.C.A Organized September, 1910 Officers President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Hugh F. Denworth D. Herbert Way Walter W. Maule J. Clarence Lukens Cabinet Department of Meetings Department of Membership Department of Deputation Department of Missionary Worl( Department of Missionary Work Department of Eaglesmere Conference Department of Publicity Department of Bible Study Department of Finance Lewis L. Tanguv William W. Tomlinson Carl Shrode - William A. Clarke Norman G. Shidle F. Lawrence Pyle J. Clarence Lukens D. Herbert Way Walter W. Maule Page One Eighty-one Somerville Literary Society Founded 1871 Motto — SuavUer in Modo, Fortiier in Re Color — White Officers President - - GLADYS C. Hall Vice President - - - - - - - - Marian G. Firmin Recording Secretary ....... Dorothea Bell Corresponding Secretary ...... Mary Harvey Assistant Corresponding Secretaries Frances Stokes, Olga Agon, Esther Culver Treasurer - Rebecca W. Conrow Assistant Treasurer ...... Dorothy. A. Johnson Librarian Charla G. Hull Assistant Librarians - Clara Atlee, Opal Robinson, Gaii. Ellsworth Page One Eighty-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ACTIVE MEMBERS Graduate Student Louise Schriefer 1916 Dorothy Atkinson Hazel Brown Alice Bryan Dorothy Develin Marcia Doan Laura Fetter Gladys Griffen Gladys Hall Charity Hampson Mary Harvey Isabella Jenkins Helen Johnson Dorothy Joline Helen Kelly Ruth Lacey Olive Laird Ruth Lumis Anna Michener Evelyn Miller Jean Morton Eleanor Neely Mary Nunez Lavinia Reed Jean Riggs Edith Robertson Sarah Rose Edith Satterthwaite Charlotte Seeds Elizabeth Shoemaker Katherine Simons Helen Spiller Ruth Stephenson Elizabeth Strode Dorothy Super Jane Twining Eliza Ulrich Alice Van Horn Alice Verlenden Isabel Waters Marie Weeks Emma Williams Anne Wilson Gertrude Wood Emily Young Page One Eighty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Olga Agon Margaret Allen Mary Atkinson Frances Baker Helen Coles Rebecca Conrow Helen Clark Ruth Craighead Esther Culver Helen Daniels Marian Firmin Mary Gawthrop Minnie Gould Dorothy Hanson Charla Hull Helen Ickes Helen Inglis Beatrice Jenkins 1917 Emily Joyce Florence Kennedy Hilda Lang Louise Lewis Rhoda Lippincott Mary Mather Frances Maxwell Elizabeth Morrison Marguerite Neely Esther Pattison Florence Pierce Elsie Sinzheimer Clementine Smith Sarah Strong Anna Sullivan Frances Stokes Lillian Trego Margaret Willets Julia Young 1918 Elizabeth Andrews Helen Atkins Clara Atlee Frances Baird Helen Ballein Dorothea Bell Ethelwyn Bower Ella Bucher Emily Buckman Margaretta Cope Geraldine Coy Helen Darlington Helen Deputy Gail Ellsworth i? - 7 if-- Page One Eighty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN 1918 (Cont.) Jean Faries Illona Forgeng Alice Fricke Helen Gaskell Marion Gratz Mary Halsey Ruth Hill Winifred Hodge Esther Holmes Elsie Hughes Dorothy Johnson Ruth Kistler Mabel Kurtz Mary Lukens Irene Mack Mary Markle Edith Mendenhall Esther Nichols Elizabeth Miller Abigail Moore Dorothy Paine Esther Philips Edna Powell Virginia Postlethwaite Mary Powers Katherine Price Edith Pyle Jane Roberts Opal Robinson Marion Robertson Eleanor Stabler Esther Snyder Mary Turner Lois Van Loon Louise Waygood Helen Westfall Laura Willoughby Helen Wilson Catharine Wright Ethel Young Eleanor Atkinson Isabella Briggs Dorothea Darlington Melanie Dolman Elizabeth Frorer 1919 Doris Gilbert Mary Griest Mabel Pound Gladys Reichard Esther Taylor Mildred Tily Page One Eighty-live THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Athenaeum The United Delphic and Eunomian Literary Societies Founded 1913 Officers First Semester President, John E. Orchard Vice President, Clarence G. Myers Secretary, J. Clarence Lukens Treasurer, ELLSWORTH F. CURTIN Second Semester President, D. Herbert Way Vice President, G. WaRREN Bryan Secretary, EvERETT P. Irwin Treasurer, Ellsworth F. Curtin Page One Eighty-six y THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Members 1915 Charles J. Darlington Hyman H. Cohen Ellsworth F. Curtin Hugh F. Denworth 1916 John E. Orchard P. Carl Shrode D. Herbert Way Earl Weltz 1917 Lynn H. Bailey Boyd T. Barnard Richard D. Brooke Richard L. Burdsall William A. Clarke Paul F. Gemmill Everett P. Irwin J. Clarence Lukens Clarence G. Myers Joseph E. Sands Norman G. Shidle William W. Tomlinson Dean C. Widener Daniel K. F. Yap G. Warren Bryan Ralph Gawthrop Jess Halsted 1918 George P. Hayes Elmer B. Laudenslager Walter W. Maule William J. Reilly James P. Arnold 1919 Detlev W. Bronk Allin H. Pierce 1 ' Page One Eighty-seven gj lg pi i Manager Treasurer Pianist Officers Emily G. Young Margaretta Cope - Marie S. Weeks Page One Eighty-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ruth Lacey Olive Laird Ruth Lumis Evelyn Miller Members 1916 Mary Nunez Lavinia Reed Edith Robertson Alice VanHorn Emma Williams Ruth Craighead Esther Culver Marian Firmin Dorothy Hanson 1917 Emily Joyce Rhoda Lippincott Marguerite Neely Florence Tice Helen A. Young Helen Atkins Alice Fricke 1918 Virginia Postlethwaite Laura Willoughby 1919 Eleanor Atkinson Helen Biddle Frances Fricke Mary Griest Esther Newcomer Elizabeth Pyle Helen Robey Eleanor Runk Irma Russell Frances Williams Dorothy Young Page One Eighty-nine nsical €Mbs , , » g Herbert L. Brown Wm. M. Shoemaker, J r. W. Walter Timmis Richard D. Brooke, M7 G. Donald Spackman, ' 17 James B. Melick, ' 16 John S. Riffert, ' 16 John D. Stephens, ' 16 W. Walter Timmis, ' 17 P. Carl Shrode, ' 16 Randolph B. Harlan, ' 16 Clark W. Davis, ' 17 Second Violin Sewell W. Hodge, ' 16 Walter B. Lang, ' 17 Richard L. Burdsall, ' 17 Norman G. Shidle, ' 17 Piano - Herbert L. Brown, Cornet - Lynn H. Officers The Glee Club First-Tenors Harold Ainsworth, ' 17 Seeond Tenors Leon W. Briggs, ' 17 Paul R. Gibson, ' 17 First Basses Daniel K. F. Yap, ' 17 Homer H. Berry, ' 19 Second Basses Clarence G. Myers, ' 17 The Mandolin Club First I ' ioliii Conrad C. Lesley, ' 17 Director and Leader - Manager Assistant Manager Paul B. Berry, ' 18 Leslie S. Bingham, ' 19 Fred P. Gutelius, ' 17 G. Lloyd Wilson, ' 18 Mark A. Dunham, ' 19 Edward Gowdy, ' 19 Wm. Ralph Gawthrop, Harold F. Barnes, ' 18 18 Second Mandolin Daniel K. F. Yap, ' 17 Ralph H. Heacock, ' 18 James H. Molloy, ' 17 First Mandolin F. Lawrence Pyle, ' 16 E. Morris Burdsall, ' 17 Charles R. Michener, ' 19 Leader, ' 16 Bailey, ' 17 Cornet Soloist College Magician Boyd T. Barnard, ' 17 Paul F. Gemmill, ' 17 Page One Xinely THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Musical Clubs THE four essentials that determine the tone, value, and success of a musical club may be summed up as follows: Real vocal and instrumental talent; a deep interest on ,_ _ the part of the members, and willingness to sacrifice time in regular attendance at rehearsals ; a Director with patience, perseverance, and judgment in adapting the program to the available material; and an aggressive and capable manager, who realizes his responsi- bility as executive of the organization. The season of 1915-16 shows clearly that the Swarthmore College Musical Clubs have not been lacking in any of these necessary elements. Carefully chosen men for the Glee and Mandolin Clubs attended the practices loyally, Brooke and Timmis perfected their duet, and Boyd Barnard selected a delightful number for his cornet solo. Paul Gemmill arranged twenty minutes of the newest and most fascinating magic. Jim Melick chose readings in which he was heard at his best. " The Thrushes " — Berry, Brown, Burdsall, Melick, Pyle, Riffert, and Spackman — worked up their number of Hawaiian songs. Director Brown trained and formed these numerous bits of entertainment into an evening ' s program, and Manager Shoemaker looked after the many details necessary to insure the finished concert. The College may feel especially proud of the Musical Clubs, since throughout the season they were guided only by undergraduate hands. No faculty advisor or profes- sional coach helped to make their success — and our Clubs now rank with the best musi- cal organizations of colleges of comparable size. Perfect understanding between Bert Brown and Bill Shoemaker, and hearty co-operation on the part of the members, were apparent. Walter Timmis, for three years a member of the Glee Club, and himself a musician of ability, will be Manager next year. No apprehension need be felt, for Timmis, as Assistant Manager, has shown his ability to handle the greater responsibilities of Manager- ship. Already he has planned the schedule. Those interested in things musical at Swarth- more are looking forward to a season that will duplicate the successes of this year. Schedule for 19 5-16 Thursday, January 2 7 — Swarthmore High School. Friday, February 4 — New Century Club, Wilmington, Del. Saturday, February 5 — Baltimore Friends ' School. Monday, February 28 — Combined Concert with Haverford, New Century Club, Philadelphia. Saturday, March 4 — Memorial Hall, West Chester. Friday, March 1 — Home Concert, Swarthmore College. Friday, March I 7 — Moorestown High School, Moorestown, N. J. Page One Ninety-one »oxD(K3(ox ooi»oooicuaxsDic«3C!io«0XDcanoxxDoaaGM CLASSICAL CLVB :nom3ooQoooooQaBGDODcoQQao0iCiX3«QaiocsaaQia)coaoaoooK Officers President - - Paul F. Gemmill •Secretori; Olga A. Agon Member s 1916 Charity Hampson Mary McGahey David Harry Sarah Rose Isabella Jenkins Edith Satterthwaite Helen Johnson Katherine Simons Helen Kelly Dorothy Super Ruth Lacey Alice VanHorn Isabel Waters 1917 Olga Agon Dorothy Hanson Helen Clark Charla Hull Ruth Craighead Rhoda Lippincott Helen Daniels Esther Pattison Marian Firmin Clementine Smith Paul Gemmill 1918 John Sproul Frances Baird Mabel Kurtz Helen Ballein Mary Lukens Helen Gaskill Edith Mendehall Marion Gratz Elizabeth Miller George Hayes Abigail Moore Winifred Hodge Edna Powell Elsie Hughes Helen Westfall Blanche King Lloyd Wilson Ruth Kistler 1919 Helen Wilson Ardis Baldwin Malcolm Hodge Isabella Briggs Phyllis Komori Mary Crosley Edgar Palmer Emma Donohue Gladys Reichard Russell Gourley Mildred Tily Mary Greist Mary Vernam, Harry Yardley Page One Ninety-two Officers President - . . _ _ - Eliza K. Ulrich Vice President _ Joseph E. Sands Secretary . Marion C. Gratz Faculty Advisor Members 1916 ■ - - Mr. Pace Dorothy Atkinson Elizabeth Shoemaker Mary Harvey Helen Spiller Lavinia Reed Lillian Trego Jean Riggs Jane Twining Sarah Rose Isabel Waters Charlotte Seeds Eliza Ulrich 1917 Anne Wilson Harold Ainsv orth Everett Irwin Frances Baker Clarence Lukens Paul Gemmill Joseph Sands Charla Hull Norman Shidle Mary Taylor 1918 Margaretta Cope Harry Olin Gail Ellsworth Irene Mack Marion Gratz Elizabeth Miller Louise Lewis William Reilly Louise Waygood 1919 Jane Brown Dorothy Mackenzie Mary Crosley Helen Miller Katherine Fahnestock Ruth Orndorff Dorothy Lucas Mary Wilson Helen Robey 1 ' Page One Ninety-three M Cercle IFrancais H Officers President E. MoRRIS BuRDSALL Treasurer - - - - - - - - Clement J. Alderfer Secretary Agnes C. Trowbridge Members 1916 Isabel Deacon Dorothy Develin Mary Harvey Jean Morton Clement Alderfer John Bell Morris Burdsall Isaac Carpenter Mary Gawthrop Minnie Gould 1917 Isabel Pugh Charlotte Seeds Agnes Trowbridge Marie Weeks Florence Kennedy Louise K. Lewis Marguerite Neely Joseph Sands Frances Stokes Elizabeth Worth Helen Young Clara Atlee Helen Ballein Illona Forgeng 1918 WiLDA KnEAS Mary Powers William Reilly Florence Shoemaker 1919 Margaret Haviland Dorothy Mackenzie Helene Scott Phoebe Seaman Dorothy Thomas Mary Vernam Frances Williams Dorothy Young iJ ' A Page One Ninety-four herein The aim of the Deutscher Verein is to further interest in the German language, literature and customs. The Swarthmore Verein is a Charter Member of " The Inter- collegiate League of German Clubs of America. President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Officers A. Russell Pettit William W. Tomlinson Olga a. Agon Esther H. Culver Olga Agon Esther Culver Dorothy Hanson Hilda Lang Ruth Hill Hannah Foulke Members Graduate Student Eloise Vest 1917 Walter Lang Rhoda Lippincott Marguerite Neely Clementine Smith Florence Tice 1918 1919 Louise Waygood Leon Henderson Page One Ninety-live JD iLlrli ncrpr T HE Joseph Leidy Scientific Society of Swarthmore College " was organized in I 880 as " The Scientific Society of Swarthmore College, " and later, in March, 1895, was rechristened in honor of the famous scientist who was affiliated so long and so closely with the College. The object of the Society is to keep abreast with the discoveries in the scien- tific world. The sciences included in the work of the Association are: Astronomy, Biology and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics. The programs of the meet- ings include talks by professors, students, and men of prominence in the scientific world outside the College. The residents of the borough of Swarthmore are eligible to membership, as well as students and officers of the College. The meetings are held on the third Thursday evening of each month during the College year. The Joseph Leidy Scientific Society is the only organization of its kind in the College with an endowment. A liberal sum of money has been given by an alumnus to be used for the advancement of the Society. Pase One Ninctv-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Joseph Leidy Scientific Society Offtcers President D- Herbert Way Vice President - Lewis L. Tanguy Treasurer - - - RiCHARD L. BuRDSALL Secretary - ' - - - Marcia S. Doan Members Gellert Alleman George F. Blessing Lewis Fussell Harvey C. Hayes George A. Hoadley George W. Lewis Scott B. Lilly W. Ross Marriott John A. Miller Spencer Trotter Charles J. Darlington 1916 T. Lees Bartleson Marcia Doan Lewis Tanguy Mary Nunez Lynn Bailey Granniss Bonner Richard Burdsall Dorothea Bell Kenneth Brown Warren Bryan Emily Buckman Jean Faries George Hayes Detlev Bronk Frank Buckman 1917 1918 1919 Jane Twining Herbert Way Earl Weltz Gertrude Wood Isaac Carpenter Donald Spackman Frances Stokes Waldo Hayes Lois Van Loon Augustus Maze Roland Morgan Arthur Rawson Theodore Thompson Mark Elliott Roger Hollingshead M Page One Niueiy-seven Mathematical and Astronomical Club The Mathematical and Astronomical Club is an organization of students to foster an in- terest in the sciences of Mathematics and Astronomy. The discussions given by its members are of subjects that are not usually presented in the classroom. Officers First Semester President Fred C. DennIS Vice President Olive F. Laird Secretary DoROTHY A. JOHNSON Second Semester President . ; - Hazel H. Brown Vice President -------- Mary Mather Secretary - - - Ethelwyn Bower Members 1916 Hazel H. Brov n Sewell W. Hodge Lewis L. Tanguy Fred C. Dennis Olive F. Laird Emma T. R. Williams Gladys E. Griffen F. Lawrence Pyle Gertrude N. Wood John D. Stephens 1917 Rebecca W. Conrow J. Clarence Lukens Anna E. Sullivan Marian G. Firmin Mary Mather Florence M. Tice 1918 Elizabeth Andrews Geraldine M. Coy Augustus E. Maze Robert Blau Helen G. Deputy Eleanor P. Stabler Ethelwyn Bower Waldo Hayes D. John Stickney Helen Chappell Dorothy A. Johnson Ethel R. Young Ewing T. Corson Blanche King 1919 J. P. Arnold Doris M. Gilbert Margaret E. Powell Ruth H. Cross Josephine M. Griffiths Edith C. Young Elizab eth N. Frorer Bess McClellan Helen G. Young Albert N. Nelson ■ - M Page One Ninely-cight ENGINEERS ' CLUB Organized 1915 For the purpose of reviewing recent discoveries and achievements in engineering, discussing questions not raised in the classroom, giving power in the presentation of topics, promoting intimacy between faculty and students, and providing guidance in the engineering vocations. President Vice President Secretary- Treasurer E. Shannon Bradfield Ellsworth F. Curtin Malcolm S. Graham Randolph B. Harlan Lynn H. Bailey C. Granniss Bonner Richard L. Burdsall Ellwood C. Cornog Louis N. Davis George M. Bunting L Clyde Cornog William W. Hayes Charles C. Ashmead NoRRis C. Barnard Detlev W. Bronk C. Douglas Gilchrist Offic Members 1916 James J. Jackson, Jr. Joseph W. March J. Dwight Murch J. SiDDONS Neville 1917 Paul R. Gibson Fred P. Gutelius George M. Knox Adolph Korn Walter B. Lang William R. Moore, Jr. 1918 Ralph H. Heacock P. B. Heald Augustus E. Maze 1919 Henry L Hoot James H. Molloy Charles F. Philips Osborne R. Quayle Andrew Simpson 1 M J. Dwight Murch Walter B. Lang Wm. M. Shoemaker, Jr. William T. Pohlig F. Lawrence Pyle Samuel S. Shoemaker Wm. M. Shoemaker, Jr. A. Russell Pettit Walter E. Smith G. Donald Spackman W. Walter Timmis E. Robert Willets Allen L Myers Carl D. Pratt Arthur J. Rawson Edmund P. Smith T. Newbold Taylor, Charles Temple Harold S. Webster Jr. Page One Ninety-nine Ten Hungry Devils Ye Monks Gamma Iota Kappa Delta Alpha Sigma Sigma Phi s. s. s. Kappa Sigma Kappa E. A. T. F. F. B. A. C. N. N. N. Page Two Hundred THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ten Hungry Devils Mollo — " All our cares in one great point combine the business of our lives; that is, to dine. " Hh Sanlanic Majesty Tenney Mason Guardian of the Scarld Robes - Roy Comley Wklder of the Glowing Fork - Don Spackman Keeper of the Witches ' Hair - Bill Toml.inson Polisher of His Majesty s Horns - JuD Endicott Chief Stoker in the Hellish Inferno - BiLL Provost Roy Delaplaine Tod Eberle Fred Gieg Harry Gillam Al Candy- Red Ames Roy Comley JuD Endicott Pat McCovern Fennie Baker Alvy Bush Ed Bush DEVILS IN FLESH Devils at Large Pete Hunter Hen Messner Tom McCabe Ben Pollock Rus Perkins Devils (1917) Tenney Mason Bill Provost Don Spackman Jack Sproul Imps (1919) Frank Cillespie Bus Phillips Bill Ridpath Jake Schock Jack Reid Beef Rogers TiNK Thomas TwiNK Twining Bill Tomlinson Eddie White Dean Widener Fred Scheow Frank Stowe Malachi Stuart Page Two Hundred One t Ye Monks of Ye Black Cowl Ye Father Abbott - Ye Prior Ye Chanter - . . Ye Scribe echals . . . Ye Monk of Jie Pilgrimages Ye Friar of ye High Tabernacle Ye Friar of je Golden Bowl Ye Monks Charley Blackwell Ellsworth Curtin Gyp Gowdy Sid Graham Jack Riffert Dave Harry Jim Melich Charley Blackwell j Jim Jackson 1 Ellsworth Curtin - Porky Murch - Gyp Gowdy Sid Graham Dave Harry Jim Jackson Jim Melich Porky Murch Jack Riffert Bob Blau Ally Cornog Stuge Corson Fred Donnelly Friars Deak Marr Gordon Munce Goose Nay Bob Ogden Harry Olin Roland Stratton Fats Wilson Page Two Hundred Two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Gamma Hota Ikappa ,riKJ Helen C. Culin, ' 16 Gladys E. Griffen, ' 16 Eleanor M. Neely, ' 16 Elizabeth J. Shoemaker, ' 16 Emma T. R. Williams, ' 16 L. Isabel Waters, ' 16 Helen Coles, ' 1 7 Rebecca W. Conrow, ' 1 7 Minnie E. Gould, ' 1 7 Florence Kennedy, ' 1 7 Louise R. Lewis, ' 1 7 Margaret V. Willets, ' 1 7 Elizabeth S. Worth, ' 1 7 Frances W. Geraldine M. Coy, ' 18 Helen E. Darlington, ' 18 Esther H. Philips, ' 18 Virginia Postlethwaite, ' 18 Helen E. Wilson, ' 18 Ethel R. Young, ' 18 Catharine R. Belville, ' 19 Helen R. Biddle, ' 19 Mary R. Griest, ' 19 Dorothy D. Herrmann, ' 19 Gertrude McCabe, ' 19 Frances B. Williams, ' 19 Dorothy Young, ' 19 Young, ' 19 Page Two Hundred Three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN A I Delta Alpha Sigma Established 1896 D Elizabeth Oliver, ' 13 £ Alice Gibson Bryan, ' 16 L Gladys Cunningham Hall, ' 15 7 Ruth Elizabeth LuMis, ' 16 A Helen Newbold Spiller, ' 16 A Mary Hickman Gawthrcp, ' 1 7 L Frances Helen Maxwell, ' 17 P Elsie May Sinzheimer, ' 1 7 H Anna Elizabeth Sullivan, A Dorothea Bell, ' 18 S Ruth Kistler, ' 18 Elizabeth Rulon Miller, ' 18 C Beatrice Kent Newcomber, ' 1 8 M Mary Thatcher, ' 18 A Catharine Wright, ' 18 Page Two Hundred Four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Dorothy Develin Marcia Doan Gladys Griffen Charity Hampson Isabel Jenkins Helen Kelly Ruth Lumis Members Evelyn Miller Eleanor Neely Edith Robertson Edith Satterthwaite Elizabeth Shoemaker Alice VanHorn Isabel Waters Emma Williams Page Two Hundred Five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN flor aref Willets | -L_, imr ZJ Louise Lewis Elsie Sinzbeimer Elizobel " bWor riorion Sober Florence Itenoedy FPothCroi bedd _J noryQowtbrop flory Mather Helen Coles Ex- -Hcmbers Eleonor French -Harriet Keen Hester Le VIS -EdooBoKer EJeonorCorson SoKdb Rogers Esther LippiQCotf Elizobetb Sellers Page Tzvo Hutidred Six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN 1917 Members Mary Atkinson Rebecca Conrow Helen Daniels Marian Firmin Minnie Gould Helen Inglis Marian Keene Frances Maxwell Anna Michener Frances Stokes Nan Sullivan Jane Twining Agnes Briggs Ex-Members Ethel Whittier Page Two Hundred Seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN J ' Z:MMt - .vr , 1 1:4.. Page Two Hundred Eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Members Helen Atkins Helen Ballein Emily Buckman Florence Cook Geraldine Coy Gail Ellsworth Marion Gratz May Halsey Winifred Hodge Esther Holmes Elsie Hughes Ruth Kistler Louise E. Lewis Dorothy Paine Mary Powers Claire Richardson Jane Roberts Marion Robertson Esther Snyder Mary Thatcher Page Two Hundred Nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEN ' ENTEEN B. A. C. Members Eleanor W. Atkinson Mary I. Crosley Ruth H. Cross Edna P. Evans Sarah E. Goff Josephine M. Griffiths Margaret Haviland Beulah M. Kerns Bess McClellan Phoebe U. Seaman Marian A. Stokes Dorothy Thomas Mildred B. Tily Elizabeth A. Watson Margaret Wilson Dorothy Young Page Tzvo Hundred Ten THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN N. N. N. Members Catharine Belville Helen Biddle Jane Brown Janet Brown Dorothea Darlington Katherine Fahnestock Elizabeth Frorer Marion Gerlitzki Mary Griest Frances Young Dorothy Herrman Madeline Krauskopf Dorothy Mackenzie Gertrude McCabe Esther Newcomer Helen Robey Eleanor Runk Frances Williams Mary Wilson Page Two Hundred Elei ' en z a o J H u) J I O s I H Page Two Twelve Page Two Thirteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Swarthmore College Athletic Association Organized November 14, 1877 Motto — " Mem sans in corpore sano " Officers, 1915-1916 President - - -. F. Lawrence Pyle Vice President - - - , - - - - - JosEPH E. Sands Secretary) Harry S. Briggs, Granniss Bonner Treasurer ---...--. J. Sebring Riffert Graduate Manager - - - - ' - - - Samuel C. Palmer Athletic Council President A. A. Treasurer A. A. Physical Director Graduate Manager Football Captain Basl elball Captain Lacrosse Captain Baseball Captain Track Captain Football Manager Basketball Manager Lacrosse Manager Baseball Manager Track Manager Tennis Manager Sivimming Manager Assistant Football Manager Assistant Basketball Manager Assistant Lacrosse Manager Assistant Baseball Manager Assistant Track Manager D F. Lawrence Pyle J. Sebring Riffert • E. LeRoy Mercer Samuel C. Palmer ■ J. Dwight Murch Percival Harry, Jr. - J. Dwight Murch J. Sebring Riffert Laurence P. Gowdy Laurence P. Gowdy James B. Melick - Fred C. Dennis Edwin A. Tomlinson William T. Pohlig E. Morris Burdsall Marc P. Dowdell Lester B. Shoemaker Joseph E. Sands Boyd T. Barnard Walter E. Smith William W. Tomlinson Swarthmore College Athletic Committee Representing the Alumni Charles C. Miller, Chairman J. H. Dudley Perkins Representing the Faculty John A. Miller Samuel C. Palmer E. LeRoy Mercer Representing the Athletic Association F. Lawrence Pyle Page Two Fourlccn Foot Ball m - Football Team Season of 1915 Coach Trainer Assistant Coach Manager Assistant Manager Fullback Rioht Halfback Left Halfback William H. Roper E. LeRoy Mercer ■ Roy W. Delaplaine ' Laurance p. Govvdy Lester B. Shoemaker Alva H. Bush, ' 1.9 H. Fenimore Baker, ' 19 Allison G. Cornog, " 18 Quarterback J. Dwight Murch, ' 16 (Capt.) Right End John D. Stephens, ' 16 Right Tackle Paul D. Endicott, ' 17 Right Guard Ellsworth F. Curtin, ' 16 Centre Frederick S. Donnelly, ' 18 Left Guard William L. Ridpath, ' 19 Left Tackle Francis P. McGovern, ' 17 Left End - Harold L. Smith, ' 17 Subslilutes Dean C. Widener, ' 17 William D. Kelley, ' 19 Franklin S. Gillespie,. ' 19 Harry A. Olin, ' 18 Franklin S. Stow ' 19 John W. Johnson, ' 19 C. Clyde Duffy, ' 19 Carl B. Stewart, ' 19 October October October October October November November 13- November •20- Result of the Schedule -Dickinson at Swartbmore -Bucknell at Lewisbnrg - - - -Ursinus at CoIIegeville -Franklin and Marshall at Swarthmore - -Johns Hopkins at Baltimore - -Lafayette at Easton - _ . -Villa Nova at Swarthmore -Haverford at Swarthmore Total .... s. 0pp. 42 - - 3 - 14 6 ' 7 21- 21 12- 17- 19- 7 2 " 94 77 Page Two Fifteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Football Review w ITH a Haverford victory safely tucked away, no one would doubt that a Swarth- more team had passed through a success- ful season. Add to this the fact that the team won five out of the nine games scheduled, then ask, if you dare, whether we have just reason to be proud of Captain Murch ' s squad of pigskin chasers. For four games at the first part of the season Swarthmore fought without a single hos- tile foot being placed across her goal line. Dick- inson tried to do it but was rolled back under an overwhelming defeat by the score of 42-0; Buck- nell very nearly accomplished the feat in a close and hard-fought contest at Lewisburg, but Swarth- more ' s heavy line held her in safety, and in the meantime " Ally " Cornog ' s educated toe placed the oval between the uprights and the team came back with a 3-0 victory. At Ursinus the following Saturday, the men played in dazed condition ; so much in fact, that the Collegeville " husks " came so near that the Swarthmore rooters were CAPTAIN MURCH Page Two Sixteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN getting very uneasy, to say the least. Time after time the backs would plunge through the line for big gains but each time the secondary defense would cut the men down be- fore the damage had been completed. Defeated on land, Ursinus tried the air and two goals from the field were registered, these being the first scores made against the Garnet machine in 1915. The next week Frank- lin and Marshall " got the habit, " and when Captain and quarterback Murch was removed from the game the team went to pieces and started to play as in- dividuals. As a result came the first defeat of the season. And this with an audience of alumni and invited guests who thronged the field to do honor to the Founders of the college. The next week came sweet revenge. Manager Gowdy took the team to Johns Hopkins and came home with the bacon after a hard and close game. Fullback Bush saved the day by breaking up a forward pass and running 80 yards for a touchdown in the last few seconds of play. Then came two sad defeats which nearly dragged the Garnet supporters into the deep pit of despair when they remembered the Haverford game was but two weeks away. Lafayette had developed a strong attack through a forward pass, which our men could a utflC r i1o» jOfc-.T . THE BACKFIELD Page Two Seventeen (i :iu- fr f-— . a infp . pnfuafn pa .- - - — f= vr.o fA£r£ THE SWARTHMORE-HAVERFORD GAME Page Tzvo Eighteen THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN not solve, and a 1 7-0 defeat was the penalty for not being prepared to meet the aerial in- vasion. But the team profited by the lesson given by Lafayette and got ready for Haver- ford ' s forwards. Villa Nova came to Whittier Field with a heavy Ime and a fast back- field. With two Varsity men out of our line-up they made short work of the Garnet team. By this time, however, the men were getting ready to show some real fight and they were due for the victory which was theirs when Haverford invaded our domain on the followmg Saturday, the 20th of November. Coach Roper put the team through a great deal of secret practice during the week, and after they had imbibed a generous share of the spirit which was so abundant around college at that time, we found that a different team trotted out on the field before the 10,000 people and the blaring bands. The football team had come to " Der Tag " and they played like it. The game itself was essentially different from that of last year. Instead of fighting for three periods to score in the fourth, the teams scored in the first period and then fought like madmen to prevent the other side from scoring agam. And such a fight! No one who was there will ever forget the feeling when Swarthmore came from behind and with a beautifully executed forward pass from Captain Murch to Fullback Bush brought the ball within scoring distance of the goal and put Swarthmore ahead, 7-2. How the team did fight to hold that lead ! We can pretty nearly see them now. Every man on the team played a wonderful game. McGovern was a demon on left end. Endicott tore the right side of Haverford ' s line into shreds. Donnelly, Murch and " Fenny " Baker achieved won- ders in breaking up forward passes and this was really the reason for the victory. The Haverford team also played a wonderful game. They fought every minute with all that was in them. For having won a triumph over such a combination, Swarthmore feels justly proud of her 1915 eleven. Page Two Nineteen 1917 IN FOOTBALL Mason Endigott H. Smith E. Cornog McGovERisr WiDENER Page Two Tzventy Basketball Team Coach Manager Assistant Forivard Fonvard January January January January January February February February February February February March Season of I9I5-I9I6 Charles A. Eberle Centre James B. Melick, ' 10 Guard Manager Joseph E. Sands, ' 17 Guard - John R. Sproul, ' 17 Guard - Frederick S. Donnelly, ' 18 Substitute Substitute -. J. G. Gordon Munce, Result of the Schedule 7 — Lebanon Valley at Swarthmore 14 — Albright at Swarthmore - - - - . 21 — Lafayette at Swarthmore - - _ 22 — Army at West Point - _ - - 29— U. of P. at Philadelphia 5 — Delaware at Newark _ - - _ 12 — Princeton at Princeton - - - 18 — Catholic L ' niversity at Swarthmore 19 — Navy at Annapolis - - _ _ 23 — Washington and Lee at Swarthmore 26 — Lehigh at South Bethlehem - - . 3 — Penn State at Swa rthmore Total ----- G. Donald .Spact :man, ' 17 David P. Harry, ' 16 - Francis P. McGovern, ' 17 Lester B. Shoemaker, ' 17 Clement J. Alderfer, ' 17 •18 Opp. S. 26 46 18 51 23 40 14 16 18. 21 17 28 37 9 21 28 14 17 26 58 22 21 23 28 259 858 Page Two Twenty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Basketball Review T CAPTAIN HARRY HE basketball season of 1915-1916 was one of the most successful through which a Swarthmore team ever passed. The team played the entire schedule with but two defeats, whereas it numbered among its victims such teams as the University of Pennsylvania, the Army, the Navy, and various other colleges m the vicinity. Twelve games were played in all, and of these ten were won. The two games that were lost might easily be explained without opening ourselves to the criticism of providing an alibi. In the Prince- ton game the team played as though they had never seen a basketball and the Princeton men just walked away with them. The Lehigh game was the luckiest kind of a lucky victory for the up-state five. The score was tied with a few sec- onds left to play when one wards scored a one-handed shot from the corner of the floor. of th e opposing lor- On the other hand, some of the team ' s victories were of the hardest variety. Penn had one of the best teams in her history and played an excellent game against Swarth- more. The final issue was in doubt until the last whistle had blown and Captain Harry ' s squad deserves a great deal of credit for winning over such an aggregation. The Penn State victory was one of the hardest fought and cleanest played games which has ever been staged on the Swarthmore floor. " Tod " Eberle ' s 1916 team was composed of four men over six feet and Captain Harry whose " pep " put him in the class with these giants. With their weight the team also had speed and this gave them a great advantage over their opponents. Time and again the Garnet forwards would bounce the ball between them under the basket until it popped ill. Another conspicuous quality of the team which distinctly formed a factor in its success was the ability and the desire to play together. As a result Swarthmore had a basketball representation composed of one team and not five individuals. In the forward positions Donnelly and Sproul took good care of the firing line and Sproul also obtained an enviable record as a foul shooter. At centre Spackman proved Page Two Twenty-two THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN to be the " find " of the season and became a prime factor in the team work. In the guard positions, McGovern as " back man, " and Harry as the floor guard, kept the opposing forwards worrying about their shooting records all season. In the secondary line. Shoe- maker, Alderfer or Munce, were ready at a moment ' s notice to give relief if it were needed. Of this squad, graduation will remove only Captain Harry and leave Coach Eberle with the 1917 aggregation as an nucleus for the team next year. THE TEAM IN ACTION Page Tzvo Tiventy-three Sproul Alderfer Page Two Tzocnty-foar 1917 IN BASKETBALL Spackman McGoVERN Shoemaker Lacrosse Team Season of 1915 Coach Manager Goal Point Cover Point Cover Point First Defense Second Defense Third Defense Edward LaLonde - J. Waldo Howell Feed C. Dennis, ' 10 Norman Sherrerd, ' 15 Harold G. Marr, ' 18 Thomas B. McCabe, ' 15 J. Waldo Howell, ' 15 William Shoemaker, ' Hi Walter B. Lang, ' 17 Center Third Attack Third Attack Second Attack First Attack First Attack Outside Home Ontside Home Inside Home Roger B. Owings, ' 15 (Capt.) ' 17 ' 10 ' 16 ' 15 ' 17 H.VROLD AiNSWORTH, James J. Jackson, Jr., - J. Dwight Murch, J. Stanley Wetherald, Fred P. Gutelius, Ellsworth F. Curtin, S. Robinson Ogden, Sewell Hodge, 16 ' 18 ' 16 Page Two Twentv-fivc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Result of the Schedule April April — U. of P. at Swarthmore IT — Stevens at Hoboker, April 24 — Lehigh at South Bethleheii April May May Mav May jN ' Iay ■2! — Navy at Annapolis - fi — Alumni at Swarthmore 8 — Johns Hopkins at Swarthmore 15 — U. of P. at Swarthmore 22 — Carlisle at Swarthmore 28 — Toronto at Swarthmore Total Lacrosse Review s. Opp. ' } II 9 1 - 1 10 11 6 4 (i 3 2 ( 50 CAPTAIN OWINGS team beat Stevens by the comforta slide and Lehigh and the Navy ad After d efeating the Alumni ' Varsity " has beens, " Swarth- more lost a chance for the cham- pionship and a trip to the Pana- ma-Pacific exhibition by allow- ing Hopkins to score six times to the Garnet ' s twice. Nothing daunted, the team came back the following Saturday and beat Penn for the second time in a close battle. The Indians paid their annual visit to Whittier Field and engaged in an aquatic meet with the ball featuring as a sub- marine. The native Americans proved to be the best swimmers and won by the score of 7-0. The final wind-up of the season took place on Whittier Field the fol- lowing week when the rejuvenated team held the crack combination from Toronto to a score of 9-2. This was the last game for Cap- tain Owings and finished one of the most brilliant lacrosse careers in the history of the sport at Swarthmore. T " " " HE l acrosse season of 1915 was ore of ups and downs for the Garnet team. Under the leader- ship of Captain Owings, re-elected from the ' ' previous year, and LaLonde, one of Canada ' s foremost " Kid glove " artists, things looked exception- ally bright when the season started. Several new men vvere in the line-up, but with the help of Captain Owings and the other veterans, the team made a very creditable showing in the first game, defeating the University of Pennsylvania by the score of 2-0. The next week Manager Howell took the men to Hoboken where the ble margin of 9-0. At this point the skids began to ministered severe setbacks in the following contests. 1917 IN LACROSSE Page Two Twenty-six l -,t ■J Baseball Team Season of 19 5 Coach Franklin L. Bettger Manager Herbert L. Tily Assistant Manager Edwin A. Tomlinson Pitcher Eaele A. Twining, ' 15 (Capt.) Pitcher - J. Wilson Ames, ' 17 Ca teller David P. Harry, ' 16 First Base John R. Sproul, ' 17 Substitute OutHeldei [ Qi Second Base Third Base Shortstop - Left Field Centre Field Right Field Substitute Infieldcr C. Paul Nay, ' 18 Allison G. Cornog, ' 18 Frederick A. Boughton, ' 18 - Edward E. White, ' 17 Samuel S. Shoemaker, ' 16 Herbert L. Brown, ' 16 J. Sebring Riffert, ' 16 James B. jNIelick, ' 16 Page Two Twenty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Baseball Review m I HE 1915 baseball team got away to a good start. Under the guidance of Coaches Wey- mouth and Bettger, who installed a new sys- tem, the men started practice early in Janu- ary, and, as a result, were fully prepared when they finally hned up against Penn for the first game of the season. The whole nine had their bats with them and drove four of Penns best pitchers to the showers in the I 1 -6 victory. And then they came back m two weeks and did the same thmg again. Fordham handed us the first and what some thought was an impossible defeat. Undaunted the team cleaned up in two games before departing on a dis- astrous northern trip which resulted in defeats at the hands of Rutgers and the Army. From this point the Garnet sailed through the schedule, re- ceiving one little bump from Lafayette in the shape of a 6-2 defeat. Twining was the mainstay of the year in the CAPTAIN TWINING j jj work there was of the highest variety. He was ably seconded by Ames, who pitched several good games during the season. The infield combination would have given Connie Mack ' s celebrities a run for their money. Sproul on first, Cornog at second, White at short, and Boughton at third, made a com- bination hard to beat. In the outfield. Shoemaker, Brown and Riffert, the 1916 trio, made up a set of gardeners which it would be hard to duplicate in college ranks. Captain Twining was the only man to be lost by graduation and this left an exceptional nucleus of ' Varsity men around which to build the 1916 nine. Result of the Schedule AEKII, S. Opp fi- -Penn State at Swarthmove Snow 10- -D. of P. at Pbnadelpliia. . 11 17- -Fordham at New York .... 2 4 21- -U. of P. at Philadelphia.. 8 4 24- -Delaware at Newark 7 28- -. rniy at West Point MAY 7 11 1- 3 1 5- -U. of P. at Swarthmore. . 3 8- -Ursiuus at CoUegeville. . . 4 2 14- -Catholic U. at SAvartlimore 5 ' 21- -U. of aiich. at Swarthmore R lin 29— NcAV York V. .it New Yoi-k 11 1 JUNE 12 — Lafayette at E.iston 2 e 15- -Alumni at Swarthmore. . . 5 1 Total 06 1917 IN BASEBALL Page Two Twenty-eight Coach Cap fain Track Team Season of 1915 E. LeRoy Mercer Manager Eari.e a. Hunter Charles J. Darlington 4ssistant Manaeei- William T. Pohlig The Team Those scoring fifteen points are granted ' Varsity letters. Laurance p. Gowdy. ' 16 - . - Earle a. Hunter, ' 15 - Charles M. Blackwell, ' 16 . _ . _ Walter W. Maule, ' 18 - Harold L. Smith, ' 17 - - - - - J. Stokes Carswell, ' 15 . . _ . John W. Zerega, ' 19 . _ - . . William T. Pohlig, ' 16 - C. Granniss Bonner, ' 17 - Harry A. Olin. ' 18 - - - - - S. Jervis Brinton, ' 10 ----- Clayton T. Rogers, ' 15 - Clarence E. McNeill, ' 17 - Points Won - 61 47 - 36 ■24 - 2(1 181 2 - 18 10 - 15 14 - 11 4 1 Page Tzvo Twcntv-uinc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN . Result of the Schedule April 23-24 — University of Pennsylvania Relay Races First — Penii State Second — Swarthmore Third — University of Pittsburg Time 3 min. 29 1-5 sec. Briiiton, Blackuell McNeill Pohlig, Bonner, (Alternate). —New York University at S. Swarthmore - 57 —Rutgers at New Bruns- wick - - 56 —Lafayette at Easton 60 2 — U. of P. non-letter men 57 -Middle States C. A. C. M. at Haverford Swarthmore finished fourth in team score May 22 — Haverford at Swarth- more - - 55 May 28-29— Inter Collegiate A. A. A. A. at Franklin Field . pril .Alay May May May 28 1 11 15 Opp. 55 56 515 59 49 CAPTAIN HUNTER The following men were entered from Swarth more : Hunter — Shotput and Hammer Throw Olin — Pole Vault GowDY — High and Low Hurdles Bonner — One Mile Carswell— High Jump Maule— One Mile PoHLiG — Broad Jump Beinton — Quarter Mile All of Swarthmore ' s men failed to qualify in their events. Maule finished eleventh in the mile, his time being 4.34. s tain Track Review WARTHMORE ' S track team of 1915 was largely centered arouncl the Vk ork of three men. Captain Hunter, Captain-elect Gowdy and " Charlie " Blackwell were the three men whose exhibitions brought so many points to Swarthmore ' s credit. Blackwell, in the dashes; Gowdy, in the hurdles and the broad jump, and Cap- Pete " in the weight events, were accustomed to winning so many first places in the dual meets that they won and rewon their ' Varsity letters with an ease which made the less gifted men green with envy. To support these three men. Dr. Mercer, the coach, had de- veloped a set of performers no one of whom was to be despised. Pohhg in the quarter, Carswell in the high jump, Zerega in the two-mile, and Smith and Olin in the pole vault, made up a team which could hardly be sneered at. Small wonder then, that the track team of 1915 was defeated only once and that at the hands of the University of Pennsylvania non-letter men by a measly two points. c Page Two Thirt-v THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN tii.nJ ' .fSf?, • « ri tiir ysS ; -=-a a dual meet on and Rutgers was GOWDY IN THE INTERCOLLEGIATES Prior to this the team had sent a relay quartet to the Penn Relays which had finished second in their class and had entered several men in the special competitions, none of whom qualified. New York University was beaten in Whittier Field, tied at 56 points at New Bruns- wick. After this the team jour- neyed to Easton and defeated the track team, thus avenging the football and the baseball defeats. As a windup to the season, Hav- erford was defeated on Whittier Field in a meet which, in the last few events, took on the quali- ties of an aquatic contest. In the course of the year ' s work three records were broken. Captain Hunter was forced to overstep his own mark in the dis- cus in order to beat the N. Y. U. weight man. Zerega smashed the two-mile record beyond recogni- ■ tion at Franklin Field, while Olin pole vaulted higher than any Freshman had ever done in the meet with Rutgers. A series of unfortunate accidents befell the team before the Middle States Intercollegiate Championships, otherwise the Garnet might have led the colleges in this vicinity instead of resting in fourth place. 191 7 IN TRACK Page Two Thirty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Swarthmore College Track Records ion-Yard Dash - F. ;220-Yard Dasli - F. 440- " ard Run - G. 880- Yard Run - L. Mile Run R. Two-lSlile Run - ■ J. Mile Walk P. Two-Mile Bicycle - - N. 120- Yard Hurdles C. 220-Y ' ard Hurdles - - c. Pole Vault s. High Jump - I. Broad Jump L. Shot Put - w Hammer Throw R. Discus Throw - E. Alile Relay B. Tekkell, ' 05 - - - B. Terrell, ' 06 and C. A. Eberle, ' 11 M. PIenrie, ' 08 G. Bkadford, ' 11 J. Baker, ' 07 . . _ W. Zereca, ' 18 - P ' aerish, ' 9C - - . H. Mannakee, ' 02 - - - A. Eberle, ' 11 A. Eberle, ' 11 - E. Phipps, ' 12 - - - D. Webster, ' 80 - . . P. GOWDY, ' 10 . F. Kruger, ' 09 W. Maxwell, ' OG - - , _ a. piunter, ' 15 - - . Gillam, ' 13 ; Lewis, ' 13 ) Hess, ' 11 ; Bradford, ' 11 9 4-5 sec. 22 1-5 sec. 49 4-5 sec. 1 min. 57 4-5 sec. 4 min. 31 2-5 sec. 9 min. 57 3-5 sec. 7 min. 10 2-5 sec. 5 min. 1 sec. 15 3-5 sec. - 25 2-5 sec. 11 ft. 7 in. 5 ft. 11 1-4 in. 22 ft. 5 3-5 in. 46 ft. S 1-2 in. 138 ft. 6 in. 109 ft. 10 1-2 in. 3 min. 28 2-5 sec. Swarthmore Freshman Track Records lOO-Y -ird Dash - 22-Yard Dash 440-Y ' ard Run - 880-Yard Run Mile Run Two-Mile Run Mile Walk Two-Mile Bicycle 120-Yard Hurdle 220-Yard Hurdle Pole Vault High Jump - Broad Jump Shot Put Hammer Throw Discus Throw F. B. Terrell, ' 0.5 F. B. Terrell, ' 05 - S. L. Garrison, ' 10 L. J. Bradford, ' 11 C. B. Lewis, ' 13 J. W. Zerega, ' is - W. H. LippiNCOTT, ' 99 N. H. Mannakee, ' 02 L. P. GoWDY, ' 10 L. P. GowDY, ' 16 H. A. Olin, ' 18 E. M. Roberts, ' 11 L. P. GowDY, ' 16 W. F. Kreuger, ' 09 W. F. Kreuger, ' 09 E. A. Hunter, ' 15 9 4-5 sec. - 22 1-5 sec. 51 3-5 sec. 2 min. 3 sec. 4 min. 32 1-5 sec. 9 min. 57 3-5 sec. 7 min. 33 3-5 sec. 5 min. 1 sec. 16 1-5 sec. - 26 3-5 sec. 11 ft. 1-4 in. 5 ft. 8 1-2 in. 22 ft. 5 3-5 in. 40 ft. 1 1-2 in. - 120 ft. - 109 ft. 1 in. C Page Ttuo Thirty-tzvo -A ' AlNOR Sports d fB H ■ ■ ' ' ' ■ ly - Tennis RESULT OF THE SCHEDULE Season 1914 April ' 24 — Lafayette May 1 — Rutgers May 8 — Johns Hopkins May 11 — Haverford May 13— Drexel May 19 — Ursinus May 29— Rutgers June 5 — Franklin and Marshall S. 3 2 1 fi 4 1 3 0pp. fi 3 4 5 2 5 3 The Team E. Morris Burdsall, Captain and Manager Doubles Shidle, ' 17, and M. Burdsall, ' 17 J. Taylor, ' 15, and A. Taylor, ' 16 Singles Shidle, ' 17. M. Burdsall, ' 17 Taylor, ' 15. Stickney, ' 18 Siibstitutes A. Taylor, ' IC Ltppincott, ' 17 TENNIS SQUAD Page Tzvo Thirty-three joccer SlOCCER, although not officially recognized as a minor sport by the Athletic Council, con- tinued to develop during the past season which was the second of its existence. Or- ganized in the fall of 1014, the Garnet Soccer Club, as the team was called, played and lost two games. This season the work in this department was better organized and the team played a schedule of three games in addition to several practice con- tests. The teams played were all out of Swarthmore ' s class, but the small scores run up against the Garnet team shows that Swarthmore is capable of developing a team in this sport which will do her credit. The Team Alanagcr Lewis L. Tanguy, ' 16 Captain James J. Jackson, Jr., ' 16 Goal - - - - Roy C. Comley, ' 17 Left FulUiack - - J. Tenney Mason, ' 17 Ri ht Fullback - TAiMES J. Jackson, ' 16 Left Halfback - - Walter B. Lang, ' 17 Centre Halfback - W. Ralph Gawthrop, ' 18 Riglit Halfback - - Lewis L. Tanguy, ' 16 Outside Left - - Roland P. Stratton, ' 18 Inside Left - Franklin P. Buckman, ' 19 Ceiiti-e Forward - Walter W. Maule, ' 18 Inside Right - - James M. Molloy, ' 19 Outside Right William W. Tomlinson, ' 17 Substitutes — Carl D. Pratt, ' 18; Daniel K. F. Yap, ' 17 ; Andrew Simpson, ' 19. Soccer Schedule February 12 — IMoorestown Soccer Club at S. 0pp. Swarthmore - - - 1 3 February 26 — U. of P. (League team) at Swarthmore . - - 16 March 4 — George School at George School 6 1 Captain Jackson and Manager Tanguy Page Two Thirty-four Total THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Swimming J UDGING by the results of the schedule, the swimming season of 191(3 could hardly be called a brilliant successs. However there were many features about the team ' s work to please those interested in their progress. Every member of the squad showed the results of the season ' s training and made a better performance in the last meet than in the first one. The meet at Rutgers was particularly close, Swarthmore winning four first places. Likewise, the Haverford meet was very closely contested. In this sport above all others Swarthmore fans would be justified in that " Wait till next year " spirit. Result of the Schedule February 12 — Johns Hopkins at Swarthmore February 19 — Rutgers at New Brunswick February 26 — Haverford at Swarthmore March 2 — Princeton Fresh at ' Princeton s. 0pp. im 48yi 28 40 17 33 14 36 The Team Coach — Raymond Uhl Managev- Thomas H. Doyle, ' 16 Laurance P, GowdYj ' 16 Leslie H. Eby, ' 16 Paul R. Gibson, ' 17 Marc P. Dowdell, ' 16 J. DwiGHT Muech, ' 16 Andrew R. Pearson, ' 19 Richard L. Burdsall, ' ) " -Marc P. Dowdell ntrf f " " ' manager dowdell Page Tivo Thirty-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN L Cross Country I N addition to the annual cross country race between the Freshmen and the Sopho- mores, Swarthmore took part in three intercollegiate contests durmg the past season. Two of these resulted in victories for the Garnet. The Penn scrub team and the ' Lafayette runners were among the victims while Swarthmore was forced to bow be- fore the squad of the Penn Fresh. The work of the Freshman trio, Pierce, Baker and E. Smith was particularly worthy of comment. The Team C. Granniss Bonner, ' I 7 Walter W. Maule, ' 18 Eugene T. Baker, ' 19 Allin H. Pierce, ' 19 Edmund P. Smith, ' 19 Carl D. Pratt, ' 1 8 Result of the Schedule -Penn Scrubs at Swarthmore, 1 7-38 favor Swarthmore. October 22 — Penn Scrubs at Swarthmore, 1 7-38 favor Swarthmore. Time 22 min. 2 1 -5 sec. Order of finish. Baker S., Pierce S., Smith S., Kolthen P., Bonner S. S., Hill P., Jacqua P., Tarnill P., O ' Donovan P. November 6 — Lafayette at Easton, 23-31 favor Swarthmore. Time 22 min. sec. Order of finish. Pierce S., Baker S., McFall L., Bonner S., Groves L.. S., Samson L., Wall L., Pratt S. November 1 2 — Penn Fresh at Swarthmore, 24-3 1 favor Penn Fresh. Time 2 1 min. 19 4-5 sec. Order of finish, McHale P., Baker S., Price P., Collar P., E. Smith S., Pierce S., Bonsall P., Sanderson P., Pratt S. II 1-5 Maule Page Tzvo Thirty-six r» INTERCIASS CONTESTS Phoenix Cup Sports The Phoenix Cup Sports are held each year on Whittier Field. The prize is a cup, presented for the purpose by " The Phoenix, " the College news sheet. All four classes enter the contest; ' anyone is eligible who has not scored a point in a regularly scheduled ' Varsity Meet. The winning class is allowed to place its numerals upon the cup, and keep it until the following year. Result of the 1915 Sports First Second 1918, 48 1917, 40 ' Points Points Third Fonrlh 1915, 305 , Points 1916, 29 Points Scores lOO-Yai-a Dash: First. Steiilicns, ' 10: secontl, Bevry. ' 18: thh ' d, Oren, ' 15; lourtli, Shidle, ' 17. Time, 11 l-. ' j seconds. 220-y.-ii ' d Dash: First, Dillingham, ' 16; second, Steph- ens, ' 10; tliii ' d, Oren, ' 15;, fourth, Myers, ' 18. Time, 24 3-5 seconds. 440-Yard Dash: First, Dillingham, ' 10; second, Shrode, ' 17: third, Ogden, ' 18; fonrth, Blau, ' IS. Time, 50 seconds. 120-yard Hurdle: First, Mason, ' 17; second, Shidle, ' 17; third, Harry, ' 10; fourth, Smedley, ' 15. Time. IS 2-5 seconds. 220-Tard Hurdle: First. Harry, ' 10; second, Wether- ald, ' 15: third, Taylor. ' 16; fourth, Shidle, ' 17. Time. 2S 4-5 seconds. Hillf-Mile: First. Dillingliani, ' 10; second, EeillT. ' 18; third, Donnelly, ' 18; fourth, Shrode, ' 17. Time, 2:12 1-5. Mile Run: First, Tliornton, ' 18: second, Frorer, ' 15: third. Leslie. ' 17; fourth, C. Pratt, ' 18. Time, 5:02 4-5. Two Miles:- First; Frorer, ' 1. ); second. Bodiue, ' 18; third, Hayes, ' 18; fourth, Seaman, ' 15. High .Tump: First. Smedley, ' 15; second, Jackson, ' 18; third and fourth tied b.v Baxter, ' 15, and Myers, ' 18. Height, 5 feet 2i o inches. Pole Vault: First, Heald, ' 18; second, Davis, ' 17; third, Murch. ' 10; fourth tied by Bodine and Leslie, ' 18. Height. 10 feet. Hammer Throw: First. Corson, ' 18; second. Clime, ' 15; third, Myers, ' 17; fourth, Donnelly. ' 18. Distance. 98 feet. 4 inches. Shot-Put: First. Clime. ' 15; second. Corson, ' 18; third, Myers, ' 17; fonrth, Wideuer, ' 18. Dis- tance 35 feet. 3 inches. Discus Throw: First, E. Cornog, ' 17; second. Mason, ' 17; third, McGovern, ' 17; fourth, Widener, ' 17. Distance, 98 feet, 5 inches. Broad Jump: First, Mason, ' 17; second. Smedley, ' 15: third, Baxter. ' 15; fourth, W. Hayes, ' 18. Distance, 19 feet. 11% inches. Page Two Thirty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN INTERCLASS CHAMPIONS Interclass Basketball Series Immediately after the football season closes and prior to the opening of the ' Varsity basketball season a series of interclass contests is staged in the " Gym. " All the candi- dates for ' Varsity berths are given an opportunity to play on their own class teams and in this way the coaching staff is able to get a line on the available material. RESULT OF THE 1915 SERIES First Series — Thursday, December 2, 1915 Juniors 28 — Seniors 1 6 Sophomores 22 — Freshmen 1 9 Second Series — Friday, December 3, 1915 Sophomores 1 9 — Seniors 1 6 Juniors 29 — Freshmen 1 3 Third Series — Monday, December 6, 1915 Sophomores 26 — Juniors 24 Seniors 30 — Freshmen 1 6 CLASS STANDING Sophomores Juniors Won 3 2 Lost 1 Seniors - Freshmen Los 2 3 Corse, F Murch, F. ' 16 Stephens, C. I Harry, G. vcurtin, g. boughton, f. Bodine, F. ' 18. ' Donnelly, C. i Olin, G. I, .MUNCE, G. TEAMS Alderfer (Ames), F. White (Ainsworth), F. Sproul (Spackman), C. Shoemaker, G. McGovern, G. Terradell, F. Robertson, F. Baker, C. Howell, G. Brown (Frost), G. D Page Two Thirty-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Sophomore-Freshman Contests Cross-Country Run The annual contest between the Freshman and Sophomore classes was held in 1914 on November 23. It was the first race to be run over the new cross-country course. Granniss Bonner of the Sophomore class, won the race after a gruelling finish up the campus. His time was 2 I minutes and 44 seconds which set a new record for the course. Although the class of 1917 produced the winner, 1918 secured a higher team score by placing more men in the list of scorers. The men finished in the ' 17; Hayes, ' 18; Bodine, letts, 17; Clement, ' I 8. following order: Bonner, ' ; Shrode, ' 17; ' Wright, ' 1 Maule, Thornton, ' IB; Leslie, (; Pratt, ' 18; Lang, ' 17; ' Wil- Football Game With the Haverford game played at Walton Field, the big football classic of 1914 was the contest between 1917 and 1918 classes which was staged on Whittier Field on Thursday afternoon, December 3. For four long periods the athletes struggled against the effects of King Nicotme and last, but not least, the terrific onslaughts of the opposing backfield. In that time the Freshmen were able to accumulate two touchdowns and the Sophs had accomplished the same. The only difference and the one which resulted in the victory was that the Sophs kicked both of their goals, whereas the Freshmen slipped up on one of their trials. Forward passing a la Gieg was responsible for the scores of both teams. The third and last of the annual contests between the un- Swimming Meet derclasses was staged in the swimming pool on Thursday afternoon, December 10, 1914. It was closely contested throughout and the Sophs were only able to win finally by the small margin of 30-24. For the Sophomores Spackman, Leslie, Gibson and Bew did the best work while the Fresh- men who were particularly conspicuous, were Donnelly, Marr and Wilson. SOPH-FRESH FOOTBALL GAME c Page Two Thirty-nine Mercer (Track) Bettger (Baseball) Page Two Forty OUR ATHLETIC COACHES Roper (Football) Eberle (Basketball) Farley (Lacrosse) irtiirr %s i GRADUATE MANAGER, SAMUEL C. PALMER There may be those who are not familiar with the term " Graduate Manager. " If there be such, let them remove their ignorance by asking some one from Swarthmore. To us the term " Graduate Manager " is synonymous with efficiency in management and a larger bank balance in the Treasury. We blame the big- ger bank balances on him be- cause they never happened be- fore and because they have been ever welcome guests since Dr. Palmer took charge of the task of co-relating and supervis- ing Swarthmore athletics. The managers of the various teams are the most familiar with the efficiency of which we speak. Every expense of each athletic team is now recorded and regis- tered for future reference. In this way the college has been able to stop any leakages from the Treasury of the Athletic Association which were caused by the inexperience of the un- dergraduate managers. With ail of this. Dr. Palmer finds time for a little bit of sport. A graduate and former athlete of Swarthmore, he takes a great deal of pleasure in being around the athletes while they are train- ing and it is even rumored that he has been known to partici- pate in the practice. £S,Uk ' -at ' i c Pai;c ' Two forly-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN PHYSICAL DIRECTOR, E. LE ROY MERCER, M.D. If you do not know who this youth is, look in the alumni register of George School, and if you do not find his name there, go down to Pennsylvania and look either in the School of Medicine or in the Hall of Fame of Red and Blue athletes. And if you do not find him there, or among the list of Olympic heroes, come down to Swarthmore, and if you have anything wrong with you any time of the day, go over to the doctor ' s office and there you will find this youth. The only difference is that he has laid aside the pole with which he captured the interscholastic pole vault championship and in its place you will find a medicine case and a roll of bandages. That is Roy Mercer as we know him. He may have a splendid athletic career, but he never rubs it in on the lesser lights in the athletic hne. Instead, we have a considerate and helpful Physical Director, Physician, Track Coach and Football Trainer all in one. The excellent condition of the football team and the enviable record of the 1915 track team are a tribute to Doctor Mercer. Page Tzvo Forty-tzvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN CHEER LEADER TOMLINSON When a crowd yells it needs a leader. That is, when a college crowd wishes to bawl forth encouragement to its team on the field. It could yell all of its own accord, of course, but a herd of wild horses never accomplishes anything really worth while. Just so would a college crowd do little good at a game without someone to decide when and what to yell. But better no cheer leader than a poor one. " By their works shall ye know them, " and on this basis we arrive at the conclusion that Ed ' s cheer leading has been a big factor in the success of the college teams dur- ing the two years in which he has had charge of the yelling. Some of the Princeton gymnasts may be able to produce more syncopations in their motions, but when it comes to getting a crowd out on Whittier Field yelling to beat the band why then " Here ' s hats off to Tommy. " SONG LEADER BROWN When a crowd is happy it wants to sing. When our team has beaten Haverford or when the rooters are waiting to see it beat Haverford, it is only natural that they should want to sing. And sing they will. Only for the good of those connected with the singing it is well that some- one who knows how should lead in the effort, and so we just naturally come to Bert. Who in col- lege knows more about music than he? And who could lead the music as well as he with his long experience as the Glee Club conductor? No, sir, without any doubt, Bert is the right man in the right job. It is he who was responsible with Ed Tomlinson for the enthusiasm which was such a big factor in beating Haverford last fall. Not to mention the songs he wrote for the occasion. Swarthmore will indeed miss Bert when he leaves and takes with him that fountain of musical en- tertainment. Page Two Forty-three SHADOW PRACTICE ij2 ;; THE SCRUBS HAVERFORD GAME Page Tzvo Forty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Scrub Why is a football team? It manifestly takes something more than just eleven men to " put the thing across. " Yes, it requires about twenty-two men to make a football team, and the last eleven are never heard of in public. They are called " scrubs. " Sounds rotten, doesn ' t it? Yet they are the living examples of that vague generaliza- tion which we laud under the name of college spirit. If it isn ' t college spirit, then it surely is somethmg else worth while which sends a man out on the field day after day to be hammered around by the larger and heavier men of the ' Varsity. 1 he coach has no sympathy whatever for the scrubs. Whenever the tackling dummy fails to work, call a scrub! Whenever the ' Varsity team needs to be shaken up, call on the scrub — and he is always there ready to be called on. At all times he is ready to be the doormat over which the first team walks to glory. Do we have any scrubs around Swarthmore? And if so, why don ' t we hear more of them? Ah, there is the " rub " of scrub life. The brighter lights on the ' Varsity are constantly being flashed abroad by pictures and glowing newspaper reports which they have to live up to, but no one ever hears of the scrubs. When the team comes out on the field before the blaring band and the big crowd, he sits quietly in the stands and watches. The work of all scrub men is either before or after the real show. They see the ' Varsity commit blunders, and that gives them a ray of hope and sends them back to another week ' s grind. Yet here at Swarthmore we have one of the best scrubbing machines. Led on by Captain Bartleson, who served four years with the broom, when he knew all the while that his size (or lack of it) would never give him a chance for the ' Varsity. And there are others too numerous to mention. All one sees of a scrub is when a ' Varsity back breaks loose for a run. Suddenly from somewhere, he is met by a combination of Garnet and moleskin and the two roll over together and the ball stops. The scrub has done his work. How the fellows did fight for the team before the Haverford game! With Dela- plaine at their head, who put the " old pep " in the line-up, the reserves (let us speak in terms of respect) rolled the ' Varsity around into realizing the " Swarthmore spirit " which was back of them. An electric light shines through resistance. So it is with a ' Varsity team. They cannot be much stronger than the scrubs that give them daily practice. What could we do without them? Here ' s a toast to one of the biggest men in the college — the poor old ' Varsity scrub. ROY W. DELAPLAINE, ' 1 3 r Page Two Forty-five WEARERS i OF THE F -gaan FOOTBALL Laueance p. Govvdy, ' 16, Manager Alva H. Bush, ' 19 j. dwight murch, ' 16 Ellsworth F. Curtin, ' 10 Francis P. McGoverNj ' 17 Dean C. Widener, ' 17 John R. Sproul, ' 17 David P. Harry, ' 16 Clement J. Alderfer, ' 17 Fred C. Dennis, ' 16 Walter B. Lang, ' 17 J. DwiGHT Murch, ' 16 J. Wilson Ames, ' 17 Allison G. Cornoc, ' 18 Samuel S. Shoemaker, ' 16 James B. Melick, ' 16 Laurance p. GoVi ' DY, ' 16 Walter W. Maule, ' 10 H. Fenimore Baker, ' 19 John D. Stephens, ' 16 Frederick S. Donnelly, Harold L. Smith, ' 17 J. Tenney Mason, ' 17 BASKETBALL Allison G. Cornog, ' 18 Paul D. Endicott, ' 17 ' 18 William L. Ridpath, ' 19 Franklin S. Stow, ' 19 Ell wood C. Cornog, ' 17 James B. Melick, ' 16, Manager Frederick S. Donnelly, ' 18 G. Donald Spackman, ' 17 Francis P. McGovern, ' 17 Lester B. Shoemaker, ' 17 Harry A. Olin, ' 18 Edward E. White, ' 17 LACROSSE Harold G. Marr, ' 18 Harold A. Ainsworth, ' 17 Ellsworth F. Curtin, ' 16 BASEBALL David P. Harry, ' 10 Frederick A. Boughton, ' 18 Herbert L. Brown, ' 16 C. Paul Nay, ' 18 Hugh F. Denworth, ' 16 TRACK Harold L. Smith, ' 17 William T. Pohlig, ' 16 William M. Shoemaker, ' 16 James J. Jackson, Jr., ' 16 Sewell Hodge, ' 16 John R. Sproul, ' 17 Edward E. White, ' 17 J. Sebring Riffert, ' 10 Clement J. Alderfer, ' 17 Charles M. Blackwell, ' 16 C. Granniss Boner, ' 17 Page Two Forty-six GIRLS ' ATHLETICS Young Women ' s Athletic Association Oificers 1915-1916 President - - ELIZABETH J. SHOEMAKER Vice President Helen Coles Secretar}) - - ELIZABETH Miller Treasurer Rebecca Conrow Athletic Council 1915-1916 Emma T. R. Williams Elsie Sinzheimer Gladys Griffen Anna Sullivan Helen Coles Catherine Wright Rebecca Conrow Elizabeth Miller Lillian Shaw A new ruling of the Athletic Council gives all girls playing on class teams their class numerals and a team letter. Formerly, those playing on a ' Varsity team received a silver medal, and upon the receipt of five such, a silver cup. Page Two Forty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEXENTEEN Basketball Teams Season of 1915 VARSITY Anna Sullivan, Forward Elizabeth Shoemaker, Side Center Catherine Wright, Forrvard Helen Coles, Guard Frances Maxwell, Jumping Center Sara Appleby, Cuard CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP BANNER WON BY 1917 CLASS TEAMS 1915 Eloise Vest, Forvjard Jessica Granville Smith, Forward Sarah Sheppard, Jumping Center 1916 Charity B. Hampson, Forward Elizabeth Shoemaker, Jumping Center Margaret Milne, Side Center Sara Appleby, Guard Jane Henry, Guard Emma T. R. Williams, Guard Isabel Waters, Side Center Mary Harx ' ey, Guard 1917 Anna Sulli ' an, Forward Florence Kennedy, Forward Frances Maxwell, Jumping Center Marian Sober, Side Center Helen Daniels, Guard Helen Coles, Guard 1918 Catherine Wright, Forward Virginia Postlethwaite, Forward Beatrice Newcomer, Jumping Center Dorothy Johnson, Side Center May Powers, Guard Esther Philips, Guard 1917 basketball team Page Tzt ' O Porly-eight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ARSnY HOCKEY TEAM Field Hockey Season of 1915 VARSITY Coal ■ Helen Darlington, ' 18 Right Fullback -------- Evelyn Miller, ' 16 Left Fullback Mary Harvey, ' 1 6 Center Halfback - - IsABEL Deacon, ' 1 6 Left Halfback ■ - . - Helen CoLES, ' 1 7 Right Halfback ------- Esther Philips, ' 18 Left Wing -------- Rebecca Conrow, ' I 7 Right Wing -------- Helen Biddle, 1 9 Left Inside -------- Gladys Griffen, ' 1 6 Right Inside - - - - - - ELIZABETH SHOEMAKER, ' 1 6 Center Forward - - - - - - Helen CuLiN, ' 1 6 CCapiJ CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP BANNER WON BY 1916 CLASS TEAMS 1916 Coal .----•------ Emily Young Right Fullback ------ Evelyn Miller Left Fullback - - - ■ Mary Harvey Center Halfback ------ Isabel Deacon (Capt.) Left Halfback ------- DoROTHY ATKINSON Page Tzvo Forty-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN 1917 HOCKEY TEAM Right Halfback Left Wing Right Wing Left Inside Right Inside Center Forward Coal Right Fullback Left Fullback Center Halfback Left Halfback Right Halfback Left Wing Right Wing Left Inside Right Inside Center Forward Isabel Waters Emma T. R. Williams Alice Bryan Gladys Grip fen Elizabeth Shoemaker - Helen Culin 1917 Mary Atkinson Frances Stokes Florence Tice Helen Coles Anna Sullivan (Capt.) Helen Inglis Rebecca Conrow Margaret Yerkes Mary Gawthrop Frances Maxwell Elsie Sinzheimer 1918 Coal , - Helen Darlington Right Fullback EsTHER HoLMES Left Fullback - - FLORENCE CoOK Center Halfback ESTHER PHILIPS Left Halfback - Irene Mack Right Halfback ELIZABETH ANDREWS Left Wing Elizabeth Miller (Capt.) Right Wing Geraldine Coy Left Inside - - CATHERINE Wright Right Inside Helen Ballein Center Forward Gail Ellsworth 1919 Coal - - - - - - - - - Dorothea Darlington Right Fullback - - - - - - - . - - Edna Evans Left Fullback DoRIS GILBERT Center Halfback JOSEPHINE GRIFFITHS Left Halfback EsTHER NEWCOMER Right Halfback - ■ Mabel Pound Left Wing .-.-..--- Mary Vernam 7 jg i; Wing --------- Helen Biddle Left inside ..--.---- DoROTHY YoUNG Right Inside Edith Young Center Forward Frances Williams (Capt.) Page Tuo Fifty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN 1917 " in swimming " Swimming Season 0 1915-1916 Hazel Brown Marcia Doan CLASS TEAMS 1916 Elizabeth Shoemaker Emma T. R. Williams (Capt.) 1917 Mary Gawthrop Helen Inglis (Capt.) Emily Joyce Anna Sullivan 1918 Marian Gratz Louise Waygood (Capt.) Laura Willoughby Catherine Wright 1919 Eleanor Atkinson (Capt) Isabel Briggs Elizabeth Pyle Helen Young Page Two Piffy-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Emma T. R. Williams, ' 16 Elizabeth J. Shoemaker, ' 10 Anna Sullivan, ' 17 Gladys Gkiffen Evelyn Miller Mary Nunez Mary Atkinson Helen Coles Rebecca Conrow Geraldine Coy Mary Halsey Isabel Briggs Catharine Belville Dorothea Darlington First - - - Second Emma T. R. Williams Elizabeth Shoejiaker Gymnastics Season of iqi6 VARSITY TEAM ' Elsie Sinzheimer, ' IT Mary Gawthrop, ' 17 CLASS TEAMS 1910 Edith Robertson Elizabeth Shoemaker 1917 Mary Gawthrop (Capt.) Ejiily Joyce 1918 Elizabeth Miller (Capt.) Dorothy Johnson Esther Philips 1919 Katherine Fahnestock Hannah Foulke CLASS STANDING - 1919 Third 1917 Fourth INDIVIDUAL STANDING First Anna Sullivan • Second Elsie Sinzheimer Isabel Briggs, ' 19 Catherine Fahnestock, ' 19 Dorothea Darlington, ' 19 Marie Weeks Emma T. R. Williams Isabel Waters Elsie Sinzheimer Anna Sullivan Margaret Willets Virginia Postlethwaite Catherine Wright Elizabeth Pyle Frances Williams Mary Vernam 1910 1918 Third Fourth First FRESHMAN CONTEST Dorothea Darlington Second Third - - - Catharine Belville Isabel Briggs champion gymnast 1917 gym team Page Two Fifty-two ; «9P;j? i, ' ' W And if I laugh at any mortal thing, ' T is that I may not weep. THE MISCELLANY The President ' s Message (Editor ' s Note: For ages past, it has been the custom to ask the President to write a message for The Halcyon. We of the present staff have no desire to depart from this cherished tradition. But when we called on the President to make known our request, we discovered that he had gone a-golfing. Rather than disappoint our readers, we deter- mined that we ourselves would write the message. Armed with a stack of old HALCYONS and a self-spelling Underwood typewriter, we hasten to greet the Class of Twenty.) I, Joseph Swam, President of Swarthmore College, am a man of few words, but I appreciate the courtesy of The Halcyon in asking me to say something to the students who come to Swarthmore for the first time. For you I have the following message: . You are to be interned, or rather confined, here in Swarthmore ° for a term which averages slightly more than four years. In a tne Ue n fg- y days after your arrival, your troubles will begin, and the Dean will attempt to make a speech of welcome for your benefit. He is a man of good intentions, but words come hard with him ; so let me explain, and at the same time warn you against the content of his little talk. He will probably tell you that if you don ' t keep up in your work it will be his duty first to notify your parents, and then, if necessary, to forcibly eject you from these classic halls. Don ' t let this worry you. It is all a bluff. We need your money, and that fact will enable you to stick around for quite a while even if you are nothing but an ornament. » II The thing you are sent here for is a liberal education. Now, the Allowances - i £ n i i • • n i .1 c- ., rirst essential or a liberal education is a liberal allowance. Strike your dad at once, and have this little matter settled and off your mind. Students have been known in the past to survive on $20.00 a week. Bi J J . The second essential of college life is independence. I cannot e Independent , . , , . i r , , , r emphasize this point too strongly. Uo not get into the habit of thinking that just because a man is older than you are, he is better. Don ' t let upperclass- men or rules influence your life. If you want to smoke cigarettes in Parrish, by all means light up; and if you have a little spare time, come down and look out of the window in my office. - i j Page Two Fifty-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Use of the The third thing of which I wish to speak is one about which there Librarv been a great deal of misunderstanding. I refer to study. In the stories you have read of college life (by, perhaps, Owen Johnson or Arthur Stanwood Pier), there was no mention of study. This is the proper attitude to take. Books are all right in their place, but their place is in the Library. Never take them from their environment. Regarding a To get the most out of college life, a student must be efficient Schedule ' ' " ' have a definite program. The following is submitted as the ideal schedule, and one that worked wonders in my own par- ticular case: Ten hours for sleep. Two hours for meals. Two hours for recreation. Three hours for fussing. Two hours for outside work. This leaves a balance of one hour, which can be used for study, provided it happens to be near the end of the semester. This item should be kept as low as possible. Every- thing will be done to aid the students in this line. The " Cut " There are a few things at Swarthmore that do not amount to Svstem much. Let me warn you against them from the start. First, there is the " experimental " cut system established by one of our professors. This system allows one to absent himself on the slightest prete.xt. The main idea is to get statistics as to how. many classes a man can skip and still pass the course. From time to time a Committee will meet with students and discuss topics of mutual interest. The dates of these meetings will be announced, and you will be expected to attend, if conveni- ent. The only annoyance the system will cause you is an occasional trip to the Dean ' s Office, where you will be given an opportunity to put your noblest thoughts on paper. This practice is heartily endorsed by the English Department, because it stimulates the imagina- tion. While in the Dean ' s Office, do not fail to talk to his Secretary ; she will enjoy it, and you may learn something. Fraternities y second warning is in regard to fraternities. These organiza- tions may be roughly divided into two classes — snobs and rough- necks. Their main object, in either case, is to hold dances, and keep scholarship as low as possible. Some would advise you to look these bunches over carefully, but this would entail a useless expenditure of energy. My advice is to count them out on the fingers of your left hand, thus: " My mother told me to take this one. " One reason for having five fra- ternities in Swarthmore is to facilitate this method of selection. Before closing this topic, I should like to put in a good word for Phi Beta Kappa. Much has been said against Page Tivo Fifty-four THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN this noble band, but last y ear, at least, its social events were the big Noyes of the season. If I were you, on my next trip to town, I should stop at a pawnshop, and buy the regula- tion key. Other In youf visits to Swarthmore, you may have noticed, on the north- Socleties " border of the campus, a little brown stone building. To mem- bers this is known as " the temple, " but all others refer to it as ' the little stone ]ug. " Seven men meet here every Thursday night and hold weekly smokers. They can all be identified by the brass pins worn on their vests. The next time you get a slant on one of these, go and slap the wearer on the back and ask him how the organization is getting along. Ask to be remembered to the crowd, and put in your application for membership. Of course, it may not do much good, for these fellows all have relatives and friends whom they want to take in, but it is always best to show that you are interested, m case there should be a death in the family. Page Two Fifty-Uve THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SE ' ENTEEN ii The Fraternity Guide I Abridged) In the early fall this chapter holds daily meetings on Whittier Field. Like a meteor they rise and splurge across the sky until Thanksgiving. Then, however, they begin to wane, and gradually vanish in the mid-semester examinations. As wild summer roses, they flourish in the open, but wither and decay when confined in the four walls of a class room. Cor- son is an example of a man getting into the wrong bunch ; he should have held out for Phi Beta Kappa. OFFICERS Supreme Social Lion Nocturnal Potentate - Lord High Tea Pourer Fusser Plenipotentiary Joe Sands HucK Berry Leslie Eby George Corse Fraternity Colors — Gold and Silver Gray. Fraternity Flower — The Golden Rod. Fraternity Organ — The Jingling Guinea. The roll of this corporation offers an interesting study in means and extremes. It ' s a long, long way from Tubby Taylor to Hugh Denworth. Meetings are held weekly, but the Committee on Ways and Means is in continuous session. ' ■ n„„ Where are their rooms? Right down the hall next to the Boys ' Parlor. You ' ll see it labeled " Phoenix. " A quorum is always present. Their chief basis for selection of members is loquacity, and in order to dis- cover the eligibles they offer Extemporaneous Speak- ing prizes ; and also hold post-meeting talk fests, to which the public is invited. Occasionally, however, they slip up, and let in men who fail to qualify from the standpoint of verbosity. How, otherwise, would Ed and Bill Tomlinson have gotten in? Page Tzvo Fifly-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN You can ' t accuse this bunch of lacking " harmony in the chapter, " for, in addition to cornering most of the warblers and ivory-ticklers about college, they maintain a private glee club. When you attend a college dance at which the musical numbers are as " far between " as fruit for breakfast, and as varied as Saturday hash, you can be sure that there is a Pesky dance or banquet on somewhere. This is a highly individualistic fraternity. If you don ' t believe this statement, hear Stephens laugh, or Timmis putting his voice through scrimmage, or watch Bailey dance. Another highly epistomological indi- vidual is Paremenus. At first they objected to taking him in, on account of his name, but his logic was irresistible. All the O A T ' s are agreeable " fellers. " Why, once in his Freshman year, Baldy Stratton in a biographical sketch described nimself as being of a thoughtful and congenital disposition. Page Two Fifty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Sir Joseph and the Great Fight The story is told of the great days of yore How Joseph the Swain, ranging six feet and four. Marched out with his company of warriors so bold To battle with Freshmen, whose feet were quite cold. Close by on his right hand strove Miller the Brave, Who slew with his telescope many a knave. While AUeman mighty, with lire in his breath. And brazen experiments, smote them with death. The lectures of Hull were aimed true and straight. But, joy for the Freshman! they bounced off his pate; And Gorham and Griffin, with pencil and pen. Took notes of the conflict, " The weakness of men. " The battle was raging through class room and hall. When forth stepped Knight Trumbauer, with blond hair and al He hurled forth his English, but who heard him speak? For Dennison ' s war-cry, " Arise! Greek meets Greek! " Resounded through Parrish and out in the night. Till Hayes with his motley crew joined in the fight. The odds were quite even when Trotter and Dave Came down from the Lab, their brave allies to save. While Engineer Blessing, with hand on the throttle. Defended Miss Coale, who wielded a bottle. The Freshmen were fighting like knights of the past. And onslaughts and charges came in thick and fast. Till a blow from a basketball, aimed true and straight, Sent Joseph the Swain up — or down — to his fate. The outlook was dismal, alas! what a pity! When forth stepped Sir Brooks, with his Absence Committee; He fussed and he fumed, with his mouth full of yarn From chewing the rag, but who cared a darn ! Ah ! Before his fine army quite boldly he struts. And gives to each Freshman eight unexcused cuts. The Freshmen were brave, but the Pace was too fast. The Absence Committee had licked them at last. Thus history tells of the good days of yore. When Brooks and his Cut System saved old Swarthmore. Page Tivo Fifty-eight VOGUE The very latest- in s|pt»rT c_ othes ' i shown in " Vhis aattv ' N cz-Tx-a y-n rnode(.The iadteei of rea, is warn with a ash ' nc- Th tcnniffha. ' t o-| linen wnino— Wt-ifie shvt-r crl blue and i-L hife. ' he vuht l« i Tabpco wrtti a droo ' m ■ ,S ie will t e _,. - -. -i e£-eCo ' rr oiie. w Th Unee- Doois and a Smaniv taiiDi-ed Hat ot tlitoed beaver, attired in " fte lla- -?s-t qre-i +5Ha " Td " s Shown by _ ' I ' n Vi€r 9 br ' ins- exhibi-Vioq- no-+e ' naive cur ' l uuh ith is the Blest o+ the booievdi-d. he fate As (iemure s ' b vouWiU,arvi as e rariVienn i nows Viox vto be, il .this ( Jaint ddncs ' Vrocb Vrorn . UJ m ? 7 d IS. rr o r e ve ' o - ' bdtc-nic. ( Page Tivo Fifty-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN News " The Phoenix ' Does Not Print " FLYING SQUADRON " VISITS HIGH SCHOOL AT PALMER ' S CORNERS A long round of cheers for Swarthmore filled the spacious auditorium of the Palmer ' s Corners High School, when Mr. J. Sebring Riffert, a member of the Swarthmore College " Flying Squadron, " rose to speak on the subject, " Ath- letics, and What We Play in College Life. " Mr. Riffert, before settling down to the serious side of his question, gave a little song from " The Foolishness of 1916. " The blending of his exceptionally melodious voice was terrific. Getting down to the more weighty aspect of his subject, Mr. Riffert outlined college activities, from the athletic side, in a very capable manner. Starting with casino, he gave the student government rules for every Swarthmore game, up to and including seven-up. Throughout the whole talk the students took frantic notes, and when Swarthmore ' s representative sat down he was applauded to the echo. The next speaker was Mr. Paremenus Shrode, whose talk was necessarily short, because the speaker had to make the long journey back to college in time to insure that the members of the Debate Team did not break training. His sub- ject was, " Some Men Are Born Great, Some Achieve Greatness, While I Come From Indiana. " He managed to work in a few statistics from the World ' s Almanac, as well as several touching passages from " Uncle Tom ' s Cabin. " Mr. Shrode was allowed to depart unmolested. Mr. P. Fleming Gemmill was then introduced, and he proceeded to get on the right side of the audience by presenting each person with a silver dollar, which he plucked from the air. Mr. Gemmill said: " The chief purpose of a college education is to educate: e duco — meaning to lead out (Classical publications please copy). Now, before we can lead out, we must lead in. (Applause). What, then, can we lead in? That is the question. What can we lead in? Knowledge — that is the answer. Study, stud}), study — that is the method. The man who studies is sure to get the most out of life. Away with frivolities ! Let football bury its dead, but as for me. Give me Phi Beta, or give me death. " The speaker had worked himself into a frenzy of oratory, and had to be forcibly ejected. Page Two Sixty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The next speaker was Miss Ruth Stephenson, who chose as her subject, " Fussing: Its Cause and Cure. " She said in part: " iVIost trouble given to the Women ' s Student Government along this Hne is caused by the men. The prac- tice of standing round in the halls after dinner is most objectionable, and must be stopped. What if some of the alumni should come back and see a couple standing here, another over there, and so on down the corridor! How would they get to the Soup ' s Office? Again, how could Dave Miller and Miss Lukens get their work all done? ' To fuss or not to fuss ' is a vital question to every college man and woman. It is a question that threatens to shake the very founda- tions of the world. Fussing must be stopped! " After this eloquent speech, the Swarthmore delegation walked out, with Miss Stephenson in the lead, while the student body arose and sang twelve verses of " Shall We Meet Beyond the Crum? " LAURANCE P. GOWDY GIVES ANNUAL RECITAL Rendering a difficult program with marvelous adeptness, Laurance Peters Gowdy, of the Class of Sixteen, gave his Annual Recital before a small but ap- preciative audience last Thursday night in Collection Hall. Several airs from grand opera were enthusiastically received, and the performer ' s superb presence went far toward making the evening a success. Ten cents admission was charged, and the proceeds, seventy-two cents, were turned over to the Alumni Field Fund. The seeming discrepancy in the receipts is due to the fact that Mr. Gowdy, be- ing the performer, was allowed in the hall for slightly less than the regular ad- mission price. The program follows: 1 . Toussaint from " L ' Ouverture " - _ - - Arr. by Gowdy 2. (a) Harp! Harp! Mighty Souls - . - . Arr. by Gowdy (b) I ' ve Got a Tomotter - - - . From the Soph Show 3. But Nellie Only Cried the Louder . . - - (In French) 4. Casting Bread Upon the Waters — (Sea-sick Song from H. M. S. Pinafore) 5. I ' ve Got a Little Lisp - - (Written for Mr. Gowdy by H. L. B.) Page Tzvo Sixty-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN SUNDAY NIGHT SINGING The Sunday Night Singing of the olden days is a thing of the past. The students no longer attend Singing for the spiritual solace of the hymns alone, but for the social solace of the hims and hers. We realize that this criticism is useless without some positive suggestion. As it has so often and so willingly done in the past, The Phoenix stands ready to offer a constructive plan for the Student Government Associations to work upon. We would suggest that these Associations: (1) Prohibit the occupation of contiguous territory by men and women. (2) Make non-attendance at Sunday Night Singing a direct violation of the Honor System. (3) Appoint a Committee of three, to be known as the Sunday Night Singing Songsters, to lead the chorus and to enforce articles (1) and (2). Undoubtedly there are many talented students in college who could do this line of work, but The Phoenix recommends as best fitted, Ellsworth Curtin, Les- ley Eby, and Lawrence Pyle. The honor attached to membership on the Songsters ' Committee would call forth great competition, but a system of Sophomore try-outs, similar to those used for athletic managerships and Phoenix positions, could easily be worked out, and Sunday Night Singing would in time become a genuine student activity. J. C. L., ' 17. MEN ' S EATING CLUBS MEET At a joint meeting of the Ten Hungry Devils and Ye Monks of Ye Black Cowl, held in Media last Friday night, seven Freshmen were initiated into both organizations. All the new members enjoyed the experience immensely; Ed Bush is quoted as having had a particularly striking time. A literary program was presented, the poetry of Bacon and Lamb being given special consideration. In the discussion which followed, Pat McGovern Page Two Sixty-Hvo THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN spoke on the cultural value of eating clubs, and Dick Burdsall urged closer con- tact between the Monks and Devils. At a late hour, tea was served by Everett Irwin. DR. HULL DEBATES MR. ROOSEVELT During the early part of last week. Doctor Hull, representing the Navy League, engaged in a heated debate with Theodore Roosevelt on the question of " Preparedness. " Doctor Hull drew upon history with a lavish hand, citing ex- ample after example from the past to show that the evolution of nations was a question of the survival of the strongest, and that nations without armaments have invariably met with disaster. Mr. Roosevelt opened his argument with a prayer that President Wilson might continue to be strong and keep this nation in the blessed paths of peace. He argued that treaties and good will had always been a sufficient protection for unprepared nations ; that Belgium deserved her punishment, because she offered resistance to the Germans; that force was always and unalterably wrong, and the argument of brute strength was and would ever be unavailing against a nation like the United States, armored in the panoply of love. In closing the debate, Doctor Hull decried as willy-nillies and poltroons the men who were " too proud to fight. " " America has never been prepared, " he shouted, " and this fact led to the untimely death of ' The Father of His Coun- try. ' " (Doctor Hull here undoubtedly refers to Mr. George Washington). " After the present European war, the victor will turn his bloody attention to us, and the conflict will be awful. " (Doctor Hull admits that he used this word in want of a better). " Gentlemen, in view of this coming disaster, I offer you the toast: ' Our country! Right or wrong, our country! ' " Page Two Sixty-three 1 c.q.m. ' lata as v ou pi ' eaae. OV no Voo Page Tivo Sixly-four Mo Fi ae3 a.t ' 10 o o t- ' i o fa e q - o m 1 — I o M o. T M o Pci e Tzi ' O Si.viv-fivc THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Plaint of the Would-Be Bookie " Let me live in a house by the side of the road. " What makes a Bookie? How, Freshman, can I, Who ne ' er have passed that sacred portal, hope To tell thee what has wrung sad hearts for years? Can I, who am profane, tell what I would. But know not? Yet this much, alas! I know. That I am not a leader in my class — That I am not among the blessed seven Who know the secrets of our Swarthmore heaven. To-day I know that, when I knew it not. They weighed me in that balance which by few Is seen, and seen is ne ' er described. They found That I, with puny mind and body weak, Could not be trusted with sacred things All Bookies know, — but knowing ne ' er repeat. Ah! Fresh, to that great end thy thought incline; Beware the awful fate that now is mine! I stand before thee here, a hopeless wreck, — A failure, — bankrupt in the marks of life; I stand alone — forgot — outside the pale My classmates entered. I, alas! am left To drain the stein of bitterness. In shame I hang my head; by all my name is scorned. I ' m down and out: My vest is unadorned! Pasie Two Sixty-six THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN EVERY HORNING AFTER COLLECTION fmm WHY NOT HAVE A SYSTEM LIKE THIS ? Page Tivo Sixty-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN To Underclassmen To him who in the love of ego holds Communion with her boastful forms, she speaks A various language; for his gayer hours She has a voice of flattery: a smile. And whispering to self of wondrous deeds Done in the past — when all around have failed. And, with a craven spirit, stole away. And left the field to thee alone. When thoughts Of bitter hours come like a withering blight Across thy mind, — and direful images Of worth unmarked, of glories yet unsung. Of times of darkness, when to Freshmen bold Thy nameless form inspires not awe ; and caps That should be raised remain untouched upon The heads of them that do not know nor care. When, with their parents, visiting their sons (Grown manly over night), they pass on by Thy skulking form, and, with unseeing eye. No tale of wonder do impart of thee — So live, that when thy write-up goes to press The page that shows thy face in Halcyon, By which each one is judged, and where he takes His half sheet in the record book of time, — It goes not a sarcastic, scornful thing. Too full of sting to sound a word of praise. But may thy glories fill the school with joy, And thou at last receive thy rightful due; So, Freshmen, following thee in after years. Shall copy thee, and reap the great reward. Page Tzt ' O Si.vlv-ciglit APRIL Tu. (5. " Back to tlie aniij ' again " — Col- lege starts; also that Iwo-miiiute Social Hour. ' Wed. 7. " Worms " appear at breakfast. ' ' Solomon in all his glory " isn ' t in it. Dark green pills dot landscape around the Libc. Th. S. Miss Lukens springs her new spring hat. Toad electrifies Library; " Now, stop, you nasty boy ! " Fri, 9. We beat Penn in first Lacrosse game, 2-0. Brooks speaks in Collection on " Cramps. " The shipyard? Oh, no ! Sat. 10. DUMMERVILLE SAY: usual female invasion. Boys quickstep for the tall timbers (i. e.. Men ' s Gym.) " Quality Street " a big success. Baseball game also. Penn ' s hoodoo continues : S-11, P-6. Sun. 11. Rain. Much after-dinner wail- ing on the Pet. Dr. Phillips speaks in joint meeting of the Y ' s (M. and W.) on " Have you a little shadow in your home? " Mon. 12. Phi Beta Kappa ' s announced. Four boys! Vive the masculine se.x ! Tu. 13. College presses John Wanamak- cr ' s hand to pulp. Girls sport sweet peas by the bushel. :o ' -b ' r Or O- Oi llllllllll irr Wed. 14. Free-for-all scrap in Men ' s Student Government. Cheers for " Stag; " but we finally agree to be hen-pecked and " co-operate " in the new table system for three weeks. Th. 15. Crim. Class invades the Poor House. Insects a specialty. Fri. 16. Signs of Spring. Baseball and Lacrosse chew up the front campus. Sat. 17. Pre.xy interviews leaders of the . rmy of Invasion of Parrish. Result : " Thee must never do it again. " Sun. 18. Table lists posted. " Say, can you beat it? " Florrie and George -i Winnie and Pat Y All at the same table! Betty and Ned J And yet they say there is no graft in this College ! Mon. 19. Recipe for Chaos. Ingredients: 400 college people. 30 innocent tables with stationary heads. Directions: Stir ingredients until thor- oughly mixed. Await results. Page Two Si.rtv-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Tu. 20. July heat. Ed. Tomlinson booms Teddy and wins Men ' s Extemp. Contest. Wed. 21. GRAND RE-UNION ! Dinner back at the old tables. Happy? W ell, I guess I Penn-4, S-8 ; we clap Twink in the dining room. Th. 22. Tables change again. Dean launches ire at E. Irwin and H. Inglis for unseemly loquacity in Collection. ' Conse- quently (?) missile from unknown would- be assassin hits Dean in dining room. Poetic justice? Staff of the Halcyon holds first meeting. Fri. 2.3. Doc Hayes (Physics, not Pomes) demonstrates scientific baseball in Collection, while Ducky chases balls and lady Faculty watch in terror. Junior Noisy Hour Party ; Emma Williams as Heroine Culin makes a hit. : ( ' IIIIKii n I ' ' ' ' Sat. 24. We come in second in Penn Re- lays. Senior Dance, mainly for lower class boys : " How great a little Stung Club can grow to be ! " Sun, 25. " So we went strolling. " Old tables again. Mon. 2(3. Rain arrives in time to spoil Social Hour. Dr. Palmer discourses on " Nuts " in Botany ; Joe Sands sits up. Tues. 27. H-O-T: HOT! Charla, Eliza, and Peggy Mac win Girls ' Extemp. Say, what was Frances Maxwell talking about? Ethyl Smeltzer in Shakespeare Dec; " Would that this, too, too solid flesh would melt ! " Wed. 28. We win home Track Meet with N. Y. Jews, 59-57. Pete Hunter breaks Discus record. Baseball team loses to Army, 11-7. Th. 29. " Evangeline " Walker chosen May King on Asphlat after dinner. " Oh, yes, the table system is all right if you have luck, but Heaven help the other fellow ! " Fri. 30. Dr. Trotter in Collection says we ' re goats to break branches, but girls loot woods for May morning decorations. " i g J J: . ri l MAY Sat. 1. Annual May morning. Herschel Smith photographs Senior May Pole when- ever Ellen comes round to his side. May King carried in state at head of the Royal Guard. Our own tables announced for fol- lowing week; in dining room everyone claps, and then apologizes. Sun. 2. Rain. Mon. 3. Did you spot Miss Bronk ' s blue band? Some skypiece, as it were. Lloyd Lewis hanging round College ; first time since that Soph Show write-up in the Phoenix. Tu. 4. Phoenix night. Usual Post Office molj. Everybody doping out the Bookies. Wed. 5. Penn grabs game from Baseball Team in the ninth, 3-1.. Emma Williams elected President of Women ' s Student Gov- ernment Association. Page Tivo Seventy THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Th. 6. TAP-NIGHT. " Oh, where are my wandering Junior boys? " Gawlh brings fndge to Halcyon meeting. Fri. 7. The Association of Fossils ar- rives, and one of them gives ns a " quay- sigh " speech in Collection. Sat. 8. Germany torpedoes the Lusitania, and Dr. Martin gives the original bean feast to Football fellows and their girls. Sun. 9. " Heinz " Recital in Collection. Mon. 10. Mostly table parties. Tu. 11. Our ' Pre.xy quotes the Prexy in Collection, and we clap. Dot Hanson in Heaven; the boys carry her up and down stairs ! gone in to get warm, so the T. H. D. de- parted, singing " When Hell h ' reezes Over. " Wed. 12. Palmer ' s Blushing Botany Belles take weekly picnic. Woods stripped like Belgium. Th. 13. Wharton turned into Peanut Gal- lery for May Day Play. Bookies forcibly taken in. Goo Jellinghouse accompanies Denworth to his doom. Fri. 14. Soph-Senior Picnic in Simons ' Avoods. We give ' 15 the time of their lives, and incidentally have it ourselves. Sat. 15. " Pep " a minus quantity at ' 16 ' s last Junior Dance. Awful thought ! We ' ll be having one ourselves next year ! Penn Lacrosse men thrill girls at College Dance. Much Paul Jones. Sun. 16. Miss Bronk falls up the stairs in meeting. Too much Junior Dance? Shep gives solo in singing, to the delight of three lone boys present. Mon. 17. COLD! ! 1916 Halcyon ap- pears at last. At first we thought it a Bible, but concluded it wasn ' t when we found Eddie Tomlinson was Business Manager. Devils win fight by default : the Monks had Tu. 18. Our dedicatee gives a few re- marks on Sea Serpents in Collection, while Biology students take frantic notes. Senior Play practice. Tom McCabe as Bottom roars at all hours of the day and night. Wed. 19. " 1917 in Baseball " turns trick against the Fresh. " Reds " pitches. Biology Class told by Dr. Palmer that defectives shouldn ' t marry ; and Bob Lippincott passes the pledge never to do so (What, never? Well, hardly ever I ) All the class sign, but Bill Tomlinson only cuts out hairlips. Gar- net licks Your-sinus in Tennis. Th. 20, Cooky formation- around the Sun. Dr. Miller says it ' s Ice Crystals, but we be- lieve it an evil omen {Note: Maybe the Ed. will be assassinated). First Senior Sing- ing on steps of Asphaltum. Walt Rittman speaks to Joseph Leidy. Fri. 21. Michigan arrives, but also rain, and prospects for big game are drowned. Fresh girls ' circus : Ethel Y oung as Eugenic Baby; also " Laurie Seamen ' . ' seen smoking and drinking in Bookie House ! Big scan- Page Tivo Seventy-one THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN dal ! Wharton audience??? " To see or not to see ; that is the question. " Admission to shutter slits, two jitneys. Sat. 22. Haverford Track turned into Swimming jMeet hy dehige, and we win. Indian Lacrosse team (descended from Rain-in-the-Face) show superior ability in swimming, sliding, splashing, wading, mud- eating, etc. Score : Opp.-T, S-f . Sun. 23. Singing outdoors. Huck Berry accompanies hymns " on his old banjo. " Mon. 24. Nook Sellers applies for posi- tion as cook (A A 2). Big light in Senior Class Meeting: Shall play be given over again? Bob Roberts says, " Shakespeare never repeats. " Tu. 25. Rabbi Ben Ezra extends olive branch in Collection. " Let us have peace. " Heaven agains triumphs over Hell at the Cherry Tree. Victorious Monks are clapped and hissed by the fciniiics above. Kn 1 1 I M 1 I 1 ' . M Wed. 2(3. Botany Class caryatids, with books on heads, break up Prep. School pic- ture. Every-other-day-rain rule continues ; " How long, oh Lord, how long? " George School gets half holiday because Perce Harry makes Phi Beta Kappa ; we wouldn ' t get one if Mitchell Palmer were President ! Th. 27. " Doc Hayes sang a pome " — (quotation from 1911 diary) ; history, like Ducky, is still repeating itself. Staff dis- covers that Gawth once took second prize at a Baby Show. Some Baby ! Fri. 28. Canadian Reciprocity in dining room. We cheer Toronto, and they return the compliment. Also licked us, .9-.3. Doc- tor Goddard tells English ' 11 that he saw a ghost coming home one Saturday night. Why, Doctor Goddard!!! Page Two Seventy-two Sat. 29. Herb. Brown plays, " Onward, Christian Soldiers ' ' at College Dance. Dean stiffens, but refrains. Oppy takes Dolly to Kappa Sig. twelve-hour party (twelve noon to twelve midnight). Sun. 30. Song of Deborah in meeting (Wasn ' t that her name?) Mon. 31. Everybody " tenting to-night " at Chautauqua rehearsal. Ned Baker de- posits contents of Helen Elmore ' s suit-case in front of Pet, and walks out of door. Sensation! ' Varsity men muff balls in Faculty-Senior Baseball Game. JUNE Tu. 1. Commencement in two weeks. As time shortens. Senior faces lengthen. Victor Band serenades Parrish from tent. Wed. 2. " And the rain fell and the floods descended upon the earth. " New Student Government rule : " No canoeing " on front campus after seven P. M. " Seniors try to make us stand for " Oli 191-5, thee we honor, " but we draw the line. Standing " room only for Alma Mater and the Dioxygen. « «. Th. 3. Say, we ' re not Irish ! Why the garlic in milk, cocoa, and ice cream ? A few loyal Seniors sing in the cold. Fri. 4. Last Collection. " If ye have tears, prepare to shed them now " — but no- body did. Faculty-Senior Tea. Sun. 6. Seniors speak in Meeting. We love the Seniors, but Oh, those exams! Duty calls us. Mon. 7. E.xams begin, particularly Botany. Landing " outside the Biology Lab. Iitted up with bedding for wounded and dying. Tenney and Gawth elected on the ' steenth ballot. THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Tu. 8. Parrish goes dry. No, nol Pro- liiliition ; just water pipes. Wed. 0. Bryan resigns from Cabinet to go on Chautauqua. " Everybody ' s doin ' it. ' Th. 10. Morning — Exam. Nodn — Ham. Night — Cram. Seniors dance. Seniors dance some more. Seniors hark to Prexy. Fri. 11. Sat. 12. Sun. 13. Mon. 14. Seniors give Class Day Play- " Mid-Summer Night ' s Dream. " Tu. L lection. . Seniors repeat the above in Col- 16. EXEUNT SENIORS (and Wed. us). SEPTEMBER Tu. 21. " So we come back to meet our friends at old Swarthmore. " A regular Joy Night. Everybody happy, and discuss- ing Harriet Keene ' s new undertaking in the nursery line. Wed. 22. Matriculation, Registration, Consternation. Th. 23. Sophs win Poster Fight, thanks to Walt. Bew, ex- ' 17. Classes start; -also rushing. Juniors try to pep up the Fresh ; it ' s up-hill work. } ' n 2-1. Female portion of ' IT, ' 18 and ' 19 stay up all night. They are rewarded at last, as Sat. 2h. — Fresh get Class Meeting at 0:80 A. M. However, Sophs get everything else on Whittier Field; and Fresh, with really touching obedience, cheer the Soph wrestlers. Segregated receptions in respec- tive male and female gyms. Sun. 2(1. Tables made up. Joy. A roll- ing stone gathers no moss. Sophs give Fresh the usual " Party " but without usual thrills. Not being able to do any paddling, the Sophs make the Fresh paddle them- selves. A great Merry-go-round ! Mon. 27. Class Meetings and Collection lists. Tu. 28. Prexy introduces us to an Eng- lishman we can look up to. First scrim- mage : Four men knocked out ; frail Fresh. Wed. 29. Brooks in " Political Parties " makes plea for the mild and gentle Ijoss who will not bite. Th. 30. Everybody gets another seat in Collection, and has to get his bearings again. Prexv bellows to the back rows to say " louder " if they don ' t hear. OCTOBER Fri. 1. Pre.xy ' s Remarkable Rainy Day Relay Reception. Seven weeks until the Haverford Game, so that Mass Meetings start. Incidentally Dickinson. Sat. 2. The Great Big Garnet Team starts out with a 42-0 score. Tommy and the pup lead the cheers. Sun. 3. Dean cooes in Meeting. Mon. 4. Long-drawn ecstacies in Col- lection — " Out to Old Aunt Mary ' s. " Much practice in facial control on our part. Kwink serenades Parrish for the first time. Tu. 5. Miss Bronk, Michael, and the Alligator appear in Collection. Fresh roll Pase Two Scventx-three THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN down front campus, and get all stirred up. The Ed. goes to New York to marry his brother. Wed. (i. Moods and cloudbursts in Wharton. Denworth as Noah on the face of the waters. Th. 7. Wetness indoors and out. Fresh paint the town red. We decide on the rest of the staff. Fri. 8. Team gets miich impetus in send- off at station. Girls give party in Wharton ; boys to the cyclone cellar. Herb Brown makes hit in dining room: S varthmore-3, Bucknell-0. Well, boys, we ' re started. Sun. 10. Unheard-of male delegation at meeting. Ogden and Tomlinson speak. Nephew Detlev accompanies Aunt Isabella. Mon. 11. Red flag up in front of Par- rish : not Socialism, only Fresh. Tenney stands up in Class Meeting. Wed. 13. Creighton gives lecture in Chemistry on Champagnes and Burgundies; President of Y. M. C. A. drinks it all in. Th. 14. New staff members initiated with fearful torture : viz, Diary read. Fri. 15. Football Team elopes from Mass Meeting just in time. Izzie Waters as " Damned Spot " creates excitement in Senior Somerville entertainment. Sat. 16. Faculty Ford Squadron sets sail for the game, and Ursinus succumbs, 14-0. Dab Miller wears her coming-out gown to the Senior Dance. Ts z ' am Sun. 17. " On the Seventh Day shalt thou do all thy work for the whole week. ' ' Page Tii ' O Seventy-four Mon. 18. Homer Berry and Helen Coles weep pathetically over their love scene for Founders ' Day play. Tu. 19. John and Eleanor tell about their elopement to Vassar : three square meals. Wed. 20. Dr. Trotter speaks on fried- potato grouches. Junior song rehearsal in Reception Parlor. Don slides off the couch. The boys lock the door against Miss Lu- kens, and out go the lights. Th. " 21. Carl Shrode mashes imaginary potatoes in leading the songs at practice. Fri. 22. Tenney sings " My Country ' Tis of Thee " out of " Vogue " in Collection. Fire and brimstone heaped on absent ones in tiny mass meeting. Sat. 23. Painful Founders ' Day. Beau- tiful (?) singin.g by Freshmen, tragic game, and " The Shoemaker ' s Holiday " to cap the climax! " Well acted, but what ' s the use? " Sun. 24. Dr. Jackson sounds " The Battle Cry of Freedom " in Meeting. Mon. 25. Girls decide to adopt French soldiers at the front. Gawth scents a romance. Prexy and Boyd toot for suft ' rage at meeting in village. R7H HUB Tu. 20. Catherine Wright wears T hat band. The Dutch beat the Irish that time. College picture : Jack Sproul costs the man a plate. Look out, Gilberts ! Wed. 27. Wilson fails of election in Ex- temp. Debate Contest. Myers quotes scrip- ture. Suffrage bell conies up the pike. - THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Th. 28. Dean chases chicUcns off tlie west campus. We defeat Pcnn Sccoiicls in Cross Country; ' 19 shines. Fri. 29. Suffrage Meeting. Olin and Donnelly speak ; who converted them ? Fred Dennis doesn ' t want his mother and sister in the Legislature. Sat. -30. Everybody leaves for the heart of Maryland. S-21, Hopkins-r2 ; our rare shrubbery makes three touchdowns. Sun. .3L I A. M. Hugh Denworth sa- luted with ash-can from the Fresh. NOVEMBER Mon. L Strenuous missionary to the lepers orates at us in Collection. ' ' In the words of Samuel " — Glad we ' re not lepers ! ! Tu. 2. Girls turn yellow for the election. Ballots for ladies ? Yea. Managers ' Meet- ing and Managers ' meals. Wed. 3. Prexy requests the Faculty to meet on the bulletin board at 4 :30. Th. 4. First songs in dining room. Stuge beats time with a pitcher full of spoons. " Hit- ' em-again-hard " initiated. Fri. 5. Wc enter Ihe diiiin).; room sing- ing " We ' re going to thf Ihiiiiburn Show. " F ' riday Fish Dinner abolislud. Sat. (i. Lafayette ])eals ' rnun.-l the liush : S-i», L-1,7. But we Maulc, Pierce and Bake ihcir Cross Country Team. ' 17- ' 19 Recep- tion. Merry Christmas decorations. Sun. 7. Y. M. C. A. conducted by quar- tette of divines from Haverford Theologi- cal Seminary. Mon. 8. Angell flaps into Collection ac- companied by dove of peace. Benny goes Battin to the front. Juniors draw dance partners ; much PoUyanna spirit ; Everett Irwin " Neely " dies, and Eddie White is " enTiced. " " ' (TiTTTiTTTTTT Wed. 10. $1,000 serenade in Collection. The ostrich song greatly reduced. Three notes at a thousand dollars per. Men ' s Student Government meeting about AUie. Fri. 12. Mass Meeting. Miss Lukens tells about the lemons they had here in the old days. Sat. 13. Our luck corresponds with the date : S-0, Villa Nova-19. Cheer up, dress rehearsals are always failures. Sun. 14. Heavy dank gloom. Rain washes out Asphaltuin decorations, and Dick Brooke, the whitewash man, makes a few pointed remarks. Mon. 15. Haverford Week starts. " All up to Mass Meeting. " Hei-b Brown tries to recite " On to Victory, " but is restrained by convulsions. Page Tivo Sez ' ciitv-five THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Tu. 10. Cla sses mixed up for Jordan. Dr. Baldwin discourses on concussion of the brain in Psych. Class. Judge decides lo wear a head-guard! Snake dance and Mass Meeting. Wed. 17. Miss Brierly scares up a good meal for the Board of Man. (Snake dance and Mass Meeting)-. Th. 18. In Collection, we should have sung " Roll, Jordan, Roll ; " anyway, he did it. (Snake Dance and Mass Meeting) 3. Fri. 19. Everybody lives on noise. No time to eat meals. (Snake Dance and Mass Meeting) N. Sat. 20. THE DAY WE CELEBRATE ! The big game ; everybody stars. Murch and Bush play the 7-spot that means the biggest victory since ' 04. Prexy uses a megaphone to talk to the Dean in the din- ing room, and Allie Cornog makes his debut as a public speaker. i» Sun. 21. We read what the Ledger says about the game, while Dr. Hull speaks in Meeting. Mon. 22. Blessing in Collection on " Hundred Pointers ; " and most of us are getting 60 in mid-semesters. Miss Bronk attends Soph-Fresh Debate to inspire Nephew Detlev ; so Fresh win, ' 2-1. Tu. 23. Vaudeville in Collection. Imita- tions of cows, bumble-bees, and the old pump, on the violin, by the old Young man. Devils taken. Fred Schoew trains for job at Childs ' . Mon. 20. Back to the mines. Newport ' s everlasting serial in Collection (hot or cold?) Nan collapses at the formality of her Junior dance invitation. Tu. 30. Agony class meeting. ' 17 broke, down and out. Ice cream cones to the res- cue ! Prexy ' s room-mate speaks in Col- lection. Much Yosemite water. Who said California is dry? " Farewell ' ' is the best of it. Ed. Bush walks off trestle in fit of absent-mindedness. DECEMBER Wed. 1. Miss Gorham comes to class with black eye from Suffrage Convention. Sophs chastise Fresh in football. Th. 2. Sophs do same to Fresh in bas- ketball. Juniors beat Seniors — like taking candy from a baby. Fri. 3. Frances Maxwell collars the Dec. Contest. Sat. 4. Lansdowne belles invade college dance. Much white hat. Mon. (5. Sophs beat Juniors, 26-24, and Eddie ' s last basket didn ' t count ! Weep- ing and gnashing of ivories. Tu. 7. First rehearsal of " The Name- less Masterpiece ' by Huck Berry. " What ' s in a name ? " ask the Sophs. Babe Keene sits on the Library floor. JSOEWCE Wed. 24. Home for Thanksgiving. From cold sliced horse to turkey. Page Two Seventy-six Wed. 8. Ogden, Blau, and Nay make remarks about Hades. " There ' s a reason. " Th. 9. " How Christmas came to the H. LCVON Staff. " Our feelings at the Hav- erford game diagrammed. Fri. 10. New Monks and Devils mistake night for day and day for night. , Pilgrim- ages in order. THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Sat. 11. Big bargain in dance line. Tlie great pay - as - you - enter - ice-cream -cone- dance. Only 11 dollars! ! ! Jack Sproul rnns the lunch counter. three, four " — no, we don ' t wish there were more. Sun. 12. Mrs. Plass ' s husband propounds a riddle in Meeting: " What am I talking about? " Nobody can tell him. Mon. 1.3. Haverford pep at dinner over the stretching of the patent elastic vacation. Tu. 14, Prexy announces that our re- quests to have classes on Washington ' s Birthday and January 4th have been gener- ously granted. Th. 16. Christmas Canned Tater. Herb Brown ' s second musical comedy rattles windows in Collection. Fri. 17. Prexy asks : " Ain ' t it fine to- day? " We don ' t agree, since there ' s a blind fog. ' ' Sunday School is over — and we are going home. " JANUARY Tu. 4. Back again. We sing " In the Hour of Trial " in Collection the first morn- ing. Wed. 5. Ruth Stephenson President of W. S. G. A. Th. 6. Red Ames appropriately gets Scar- let Fever. Pork Chops and Apple Sauce : an oasis in the desert of college meals. Fri. 7. The Cedars of Lebanon go down before the storm : S-46, Lebanon Valley- ' 2C. Sat. 8. Phi Psi Banquet and Pi Phi Dance pulled off on same night. Principle of inhibition demonstrated amid great sadness. Sun. 9. Whiskey Quartette entertains on the front portico after dinner. " One, two, Tu. 11. Phoenix starts the Athletic Field boom. " Hear the pennies dropping; count them as they fall. " Wed. 12. Collection : Miss Bronk fans herself energetically while we freeze. Th. 13. Norm. Shidle and Dick Burdsall initiated into our band ; the Immortal Sev- enteen completed. Fri. 14. ' Varsity makes Albright look dull ; 51-17. Exciting Scrub-Prep game, with great disruption in the Stowe family ; nix on the brotherly love ! Sat. 15. Kappa Sig. Dance. Fresh dance on their own feet and other peoples ' . Rowe Price and Murdie Blake take one-step prize at College Dance. Sun. 16, Rufus Jones preaches " To the Students " in Meeting. Well, who doesn ' t? Mon, 17. The Sophs favor us by elect- ing two members to the Halcyon Staff from their class. Shoey and Peg, President and Secretary. Tu. 18. The coldest yet. Day students thawed out with difficulty in first-hour classes. Wed. 19. Skating. Jack Rift ' ert cracks the congealed water and goes through to the uncongealed. Page Tivo Seventy-seven THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Th. 20. Dr. Hull wakes up in time to speak in Collection. Fri. 21. ' Varsity makes up for Nov. G, and Lafayette loses a mighty good game ; 41-23. Taylor requested to take a reef in his feet. Sat. 22. Awful results of peace talks in Collection : Basketball men leave for the .- rmy ! Quakerism-16, Militarism-14. Sun. 23. Day of rest. No Soph Show practice. Mon. 24. Pre.xy threatens to use the slip- per on us for co-educating (whatever that means!) during Collection lectures. Tu. 25. Brooks applies principle of " Absence makes the heart grow fonder " to his classes. Wanted, an absence blank ! Palmer, Hayes, and Blessing follow suit. Wed. 20. Dr. Trotter ' says that having a girl is in the nature of a job. Ned nods fervently. Th. 27. May weather. Halcyon SUifi " Banquet; " applause for the dress suits as we leave. Fri. 28. " I- ' resliman Destruction Club " of Section F beguiles the evening hours at Wharton. Sat. 29. S-24, Penn-18 ; Donnelly ' s circus ringers bring down the house. Sun 30. Gabriel plays, and some man mooes in singing. Mon. 31. Exams. Blue books and blue looks. FEBRUARY Tn. 1. More e.xams. A large turn-out for 10 o ' clock soup. fl Wed. 2. More e.xams, more soup. Psychology Class stays up until to-morrow. ¥t{. 4. Exams over. Wharton empty ; Parrish depopulated. We go home to for- get everything we had to learn in the past week. Sat. 5. Six couples at the College Dance. Plenty of room ! The lonely twelve feel like planets turning round in vast space. Sun. 6. Thirty-six people (actual count) in dining room. Silence, peace, calm, sere- nity. Mon. 7. Dean reads " Blessed be drudg- ery, " and the Sophs practice their show with redoubled vigor. Tu. 8. Sophs continue to serenade us with distressing energy and voice power. Wed. 9. Son of Rough-House goes into eclipse. Stuge sits by the Dean at dinner. Th. 10. Marguerite does the back- stroke in girls ' swimming try-outs; " And, lo ! the waters were troubled, and great dis- turbance appeared therein. " Fri. 11. Low-brow Bo.xing Match and high-brow Oratorical Contest make up well- balanced evening. Edith Robertson falls down Collection steps. Sat. 12. Waterloo, Flodden, . ' X.ntietem, and everything else disastrous ; Princeton- 37, S-9. Dreary rooters come home through sleet. Sun. 13. Icicle trees adorn the campus. Miss Michener sits on the Pet after din- ner, and flirts with the bovs. Pa e Tivo Scventv-cight THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Mon. 14. Swartliniore Venus appears in Evening Ledger. Tn. 15. Co-ediicational Delxite : (jirls thwart boys ' plan to banish tliem across the Crum. Myers pleads for a Bachelor ' s degree. Wed. 16, Bottle Knox reclines on the floor before the Dean ' s table. Was the Bottle full? Th. 17. Mush, slush, squsli, sciuasli. Fri. IS. Prep (short for preposterous " ) NIGHT. Catholic U. surrenders to bas- ketball team. . Sat. 19. Would-be Orientals (showing through as Sophs) invade Collection. Wil- son ' s famous walk comes in handy, and Huck Berry winks at the curtain to come across after the grand finale. ■ I 1 I. 1 11 11 I M( UM - Sun. 20. College changes from the " Girl on the Magazine Cover " to " I ' ve Got a Hotter. " Mon. 21. Miss Burroughs adds color to the scene in Collection ; Moral : " All eggs are not bad. " Tu. 22. Dr. Breck puts the " war " in Swarthmore, and Dr. Hull takes it out ; name henceforth to be " Speacemore. " Wed. 23. Washington and Lee indulges in long range target practice at basket by the Trial and Error Method from other end of floor. Chorus : ' ' Shoot. " Basketball team of 1926 entertains between the halves. Asphaltum thinks it ' s a creek, and freezes. Carl Shrode takes a joy slide. Fri. 25. Two Freshman boys take the Parrish elevator up, and can ' t get down. Psychology and the home floor win for Lehigh, 22-21. Sat. 26. Grape Juice only at the Swarth- more Club Banquet. Sun. 27. I ' .atliing suits adorn Collection chandeliers during singing. Wc sing " h ' or Those in Peril on the Sea. " I V " 1 n W K k Tu. 29.. Leap Year Day in dining room. Boys get a much-needed rest. MARCH Wed. 1. Dr. Palmer repeats his Monday Botany lecture, jokes and all. Miss Lu- kens ask s girls to keep off the Pets. ■ ' They ' re to furnish the hall, not to sit on. " Fri. 3. F. M. Debate. " Philothoferth of Dethpair " (our team) win. Sat. 4. Glee Club goes to West Chester. Gemmill ' s rabbit sick on College food. Sun. 5. Meeting House Reception for Juniors. The Ed. drowns himself in tea. Mon. 6. Pace protests against applause, and gets some. Tu. 7. " Rufus " saves 500 lives in Col- lection. He sells picture cards in the par- lor after lunch, and the girls kiss him in the presence of the Dean. Wed. 8. Physics Hayes in Collection says " Back to the mud in 500 years. " Cheer up, Harvey, you ' ll soon be dead. Th. 9. Seniors win swimming meet. Knut sinks to the bottom. Fri. 10. The Swarthmore College Musi- cal Clubs present Jim Melick as " Catherine Wright " n " The Concert. ' " n - jr - o - - n ' 111) liiM n ' t- Page Tvjo Scvcniy-nine THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Sun. 12. Second Glee Club Concert on the Pet after dinner. JNlillville High Vaude- ville Troupe performs in Singing. Mon. 13. Sharpless in Collection : " The aim of man is tq graduate. " Sliced peaches for dinner. Tu. 14. Spreading chestnut tree by Wharton collapses after five weeks of chop- ping. Peach Jello for dinner. Wed. 15. Baseball teams practice in snow shoes. Peach ice cream (We ' ll all be peaches soon !) hi fthdAvl i Le.d l lciWtS t - lc U ' Ah, IS ' vo «j ' " i oja 4cl, Th. lii. Three staff members get Phi Beta Kappa kej-s. Proper awe on the part of the rest of us. Fri. IT. St. Patrick ' s Day. Green blos- soms everywhere. Dean and Miss Gorham shine in " Perils of Pat. " (Noisy Hour). Sat. 18. The Big Noise (Alfred). Sun. 19. Nothing, as usual. Mon. 20. Dean reads from Ecclestiastes : " Vanity of vanities, all is vanity. " Griff comes in late and subsides ! Tu. 21. Prexy, the Dean, and Joe March stay for the non-required lecture on ' ' Mas- ters of Etching, Past and Gone. " Wed. 22. Chicken a la King for dinner. ' 17 loses the Gym Meet by 2 pts. Th. 23. Farewell Staff meeting. Every- body jumps on R. D. B., the absent member. Fri. 24. Beginning of vacation. Every- body beats it. So does the Halcvo.n ' . Hal- lelujah Chorus by the Staff. Vale. W ' n (wL ev, " sr H Page Two Eighty THE HALCYON OF NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Page Tzi ' O Eighty-one Patronize Our Advertisers. Through Their Financial Ass istance a Better Halcyon Has Been Made Possible. Our specialists liave prepared a rose lover ' s manual, " How to Grow Roses, " Edition de luxe, 14 full page plates in natural colors, 26 other beautiful illus- trations, handsomely bound. Tells just how to select, plant and gi ' ow superior roses. Gives " Rose Lover ' s Calendar of Operations. " A pleased reader says. " Somehow I felt as if the people who compiled it really eared for roses. " rriee, .fl.On. but you may deduct .fl.no from tlie first order of $.5 or more from our 1916 Guide. Send to-day for " How to Grow Roses " and free Guide. 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Booth ' s Bakery and Restaurant Visit The College Tea Room OPEN ALL THE YEAR 114 Park Avenue Page Two Ninety-sij; Punch Bowls, Candelabra, China and SiKc-rwarc to Hire George N. Storch Hell ' I ' eleiihonu CATERER Specialties for Weddings, Receptions, Teas and all Occasions No. 9 S. Lansdowne Avenue LANSDOWNE, PA. Let Us Send i n Open a samphv at the next candy treat. Such a variety of the best candy will be sure to please every- one when passed around. VICTOR D. SHIRER EXCLUSIVE iJl naj AGENT PENNANTS COLLEGE CHINAWARE SOUVENIRS The best of all good things that good drug stores sell H. D. REESE Purveyor to Swarthmore College MEATS 1203 Filbert Street Philadelphia, Pa. THE Marot Greenhouses Plants and Cut Florvers hi Season Phone 21 313 Dickinson Ave. SWARTHMORE, PENNA. 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Demonstrates Records at BOOTH ' S RESTAURANT Swarthmore EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING Come Out and Hear Them Phone Ridley Park 225 RECORDS SENT ON APPROVAL Page Three Hundred Iii]iiH ' ili!it ' l.v yiMi linii ' up II roll .i| ' A iisni ' iiciil Scofltssue lo wels " Uie like ■ Blullt. ■ in yoni " kifrhcii .vnii iml nnly iinn ' idi- ,v nirsrir witb an iiuliviiliiiil tdwrl ilitil s;ncs yuiii- linen niKl wasliiny l)ills, liul: yon alsn in-nvidc ynui ' srH ' ■with a time :uul lalxn- saver of inwAt. value in yimr Iioiiie work. Kiidiv liOAv t(» nsL tlit ' in " Iikf a l)liitte[ ' ' aiiil what to use tlieni for. Vvv instance, Absorbent Scot-Tissue is line lor polishiu;; ' cut ' lass. mirrors, silverware, ijiami keys, lu ' jisswnre; m- eh-aning rangy or stove or windows or faiu-ets: Sint-Tissue is just the tiling ' for iihsDrliing ;;rease I ' l ' imi fried foods or ah sorbiujj spilt liquids. We can ' t begin to enum- erate all the uses for Scot-Tissue here; only a trial in your home will convince you of its end- less usefulness. Scot-Tissue Towels come in roll form, 2oc. Fixture 10c. Ask your dealer or write SCOTT PAPER COMPANY PHILADELPHIA, PA. B. D. WRIGHT Decorator 522 Market Street CHESTER, PA. iORKMDOYLli 14 S AlaiU? SrlHlU-AUL ' L HilA ' iTALOaUl- OK LU£ JU1I£1 ' WATER-PROOF PAPER BAGS The West Jersey Paper Manufacturing Company Maniifdcturers of OPEN MOUTH AND BATES ' VALVE BAGS For Cement, Lime and Plaster Front and Ehii Streets CAMDEN. N. J. I ' agc Three Hundred One SEND FOR NO. I ' J CATALOG ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES FitAN ' K H. Stkuaiit Elkctuic Co. Old Jlint Buildingr 37-39 N. 7th St. PHILADELPHIA Williams, Darnell Co. ANTHRACITE COAL BITUMINOUS Drexel Building Philadelphia Costumes for All College Minstrels, Bail Masks and Theatricals MILLER, Cost inner Phone Walnut 1892 236 S. 11th Street J. D. DURNALL HARDWARE In All Lines Specials for College .Students Sporting Goods Contractor and Builder Store and Office Opposite R. R. Station SWARTHJIORE, PA. Plate Glass Window Glass Skylight and Floor Glass. Eollea Cathedral, Beautiful Tints. Em- bossed, Enameled and Colored Glass. A full Line of Stock and Plain Window Glass. Every Variety for Architect ' s and Builder ' s Use. A full Line of Glazier ' s Diamonds. Benjamin H. Shoemaker 205-207-209-211 N. 4th Street PHILADELPHIA, PA. VAN HORN SON Theatrical Cos tuiiiers Established 1852 Student Patronage Solicited 10 s 10th Street Philadelphia Page Three Hundred Two Media Steam Laundry Watch This Edge Thoroughly Sanitary. High Standard Shirt and Collar Work. Charles D. Manley MEDIA, PA. 1837 1916 Robert Shoemaker Company N. E. Cor. Fourth and Race Sts., PHILADELPHIA, PA. Manufacturers of Strictly Pure Pmvdered Drugs and Spices The best crude goods only, are used and each article prepared in our own mills with the utmost scrupulous care. Crushed, ground and finely powdered drugs to meet the requirements of the best educated, conscientious pharmacist. Litcca Cream Olive Oil Having for the past forty years been importing our olive oil, we have had opportunities by correspondence as well as a personal visit to ascertain the best source to obtain our supply, and for the above time have imported from the same producer, and it has always been satisfactory. There are fonr grades of table oil imported ; we import only the oil known as " Cream " which is the highest grade. Imported by Robert Shoemaker Company Philadelphia, Pa. Pa e Three Hundred Three Chester Times Job Printing Department ill tlie nearest big, complete liriiitiiig plant to Swartli- iiiore College. The students fiiicl it eonveiiieiit to order tlieir ]iriiiting at tlie Times office, Cliester, Pa. 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