Taylor University - Ilium Gem Yearbook (Upland, IN)

 - Class of 1916

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4 cosmo JO¬ ANNA BELL GUY, A loyal Thalo and Soan- getaha. She cracked her first smile m kt. Mayrs, Pa. She is a graduate of Beechwcods High School, of Pa., and taught school two years. She took her A. B. from T. U. in 191- onr} o-rflrlnRtfis from the Expression Department in 1916. . ... . , } ' The only way of setting the will free is to de¬ liver it from wilfulness.” " Give me hut Something whereunto 1 may bind my heart— Something to love, to rest upon, to clasp Affection’s tendrils round.” " One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impaired the nameless grace Which waves in every raven tress Or softly lightens o’er her face; Where thoughts serenely sweet express How pure, how dear, their dwelling-place. MARGUERITE BUGHER was born in the 1 heights of Upland, Indiana. She graduated from Upland High School in 1914 and has been taking music at T. U. for several years. She is a Thalo and Soangetaha. She graduates from the Piano Department of the School of Music of Taylor University this year. " The wealth of a woman is the number ot things which she loves and blesses, which she is loved and blessed by.” HELEN RAYMONDE, A Philo and Soange- taha. Helen made her debut in Scranton, Pa«, 1896. She attended the graded schools, the Cen¬ tral High School, and Scranton Lackawanna of the place. She is also a graduate of Business College. She won second place as vocalist in the intersociety contest in 19f5. " To hear her sing, - ' tis to her the birds of spring, pipe out their blithest roundelays.” v- TAYLOR UNIVEKSITV

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=1 1 -m cosmo m —- OWEN B, BRUBAKER was born at Bird-in- Hand, Pa. He attended Franklin and Marshall Academy graduated from Dickinson Seminaiy, Williamsport, Pa., studied at Franklin and Marshall College and entered T. U. in 1914. He was president of the Eulogonian Debating club, president Athletic Association, and vice-presi¬ dent of the Thaios and the I. P. A., held other offices too numerous to mention, including mem¬ bership in the Aristocrato. As right guard for the Thalo basket ball team he did efficient work in winning the championship. “A man’s honest, earnest opinion is the most precious of all he possesses ’ MARGARET DEMAREE first smiled near Brooksville, Indiana, and received her early edu¬ cation in the publi c schools near her home. She receive a scholarship awarded by Voriess Busi¬ ness College of Indianapolis for an essay. There were 468 contestants and she received third place. She is a graduate from the teacher’s training course of Plainfield Business College, Plainfield, N. J. She taught shorthand and typewriting in this same business college and also in Waynesboro Business College, Lebanon Business College and also in Taylor. She is a graduate of Hanover Academy, Hanover, Ind., and received her A. B. degree with the class of 1916. “Quiet and sincere, with success as her sole object.” BERTRAND D. NYCEWANDER hails from the Buckeye state. He was born near New Carlisle, Ohio, in 1893. When only fourteen he was definitely called to the ministry. He gradu¬ ated from New Carlisle high school in 1912. At¬ tended Bonebrake Theological Seminary at Day- ton, Ohio, in 1912 to 1913. He entered Taylor in September 1913. He has efficiently served the Eureka Debating Club and Thalonian Literary Society as President. He was Interclub Debate Winner in the winter term of 1916. Receives his A. B. degree with the class of 1916, about twen¬ ty-three years after receiving his B. D. “It is wisdom alone that can recognize wisdom’ ’ He r e is STUART M. STOKE the baby of our class. He first looked wise at Kirkville, Iowa. He has attended several schools in the country. He is a graduate of the Academy of Peniel Uni¬ versity and entered T. U. in 1914. Stuart is a loyal thalo and Eulogonian. His plan for the future is, as he puts it, to teach school or do something else. He will receive his A. B. de¬ gree June 14, 1916. “The world would be a place of peace if men were all peacemakers.” SAMUEL N. UMPHREY was born at Sciot County, Pa. He was educated in a rural com¬ mon and high school for a teacher. He taught from 1K97 to 1909 in his native state. Samuel received his R.S. degree from Valparaiso in 1911. He was married in 191 2 in North Dakota. He served as the head of a graded school at Utica, S. Dakota for one year, and entered the senior class of T. U. in September 1915. “Justice is the ground of charity.” TAN PIEW LEE - Thalo and Eulogonian. He was born in Singapore, China. He entered Taylor in 1910 and graduated from the Academy in 1913. He was Pres, of Eulogonian Debating Club in 1915 and winner of Interclub debate in 1914. He receives his A. B. in 1916. ‘Others have as good a right to their opinion as we have to ours” 6 TAYLOR UNIVERSITY -



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- 0 COSMO - FACTS FOR PROGRESSIVE MINDS We feel that at this point it is fitting and proper that we, the class of 1916, make a few remarks and say a few things which, although the school at large may feel deep¬ ly grieved, nevertheless are of such a nature that they must be said in order that the school may realize her grave situation and fortify herself against her impending ca¬ lamity. Do you realize, Fellow Taylorites, that soon the esteemed members of the illus¬ trious class of 1916 will no longer be seen parading up and down the boulevards of the campus, monopolizing the tennis courts or heroically bearing the brunt of the chapel talks by the sacrificial occupation of the front seats? No more shall we tread the halls and walks of our beloved institution, gratuitously inspiring the Freshmen by our attainments, counciling the Sophomores from the effervescent stock of our knowl¬ edge and teaching by word and precept the Juniors, who owe so much to us. In short, when the benediction has been pronounced in Shreiner Auditorium, Wednesday morn¬ ing, June the fourteenth, and the exalted and magnanimous class of 1916 is number¬ ed with the Alumni, and when the incoming trains to Upland next fall fail to bring back to a needy school such as will grad¬ uate June the fourteenth, 1916, then will the school begin to realize wlvat a treasure it has lost. We thought we would miss the class of 1915 and we did; but missing a class is far different from not being able to get along without it. Our heart goes out in great and silent sympathy when we contemplate the awful prospect. How, for example, are you going to get along without the undowithoutable J. D. Henry Druschei, who has so zealously kept the Echo out of debt and made possible the publication of the translucent sheet upon which I pen this eulogy of his departing spirit! An appropriation for Taylor will surely he assured when “Doc” goes to the State legislature. It is with deep sorrow that I acquaint you of the departure of Miss Ethel L. Ma buce, the smiling co-ed from Missouri. Not only has she been of service to the school, but who knows how many of us might have fallen by the wayside had she not been of special service to us through her official position as assistant registrar? We must not and the school cannot for¬ get our abstemous president, Mr. Vere Walford Abbey. He has been with us since 1910 and during all that time he has been actively engaged in school work in all its departments, including the herding of alarm clocks. When all the papers of the coun¬ try begin with one accord to chant the praises of this the world’s greatest bari¬ tone, then will Taylor realize what a treas¬ ure she has lost. It is with veneration that I speak of George Alfred Snider. Untold are his serv¬ ices to the school and the community in general and the Thalonian Literary Socie¬ ty and the M. E church in particular. He has been a loyal Taylorite for eight years and each golden hour is bedecked with en- wreathed smiles. Next comes Frank S. Young. That is he comes next in this article, but in real life he comes next to no one. Beside being a noted physicist, astronomer and chemist, “Brig” is an expert paper hanger, electri¬ cian and general utility man. Can it he that Taylor is allowing to pass out so thoughtlessly one who has meant so much to the general prosperity of the school? There are at least a few Taylorites who appreciate the worth of the Misses Edna Bennett, Marguerite Bugher, Anna Belle Guy, Lulu Rupert and Helen Raymonde. It is to these few we make an earnest ap¬ peal to do all in their power to bring back the aforementioned co-eds for a special S. P. course. It is useless for me to dwell upon the numerous merits of this quintet. You know it all and it is up to you to ful¬ fil your obligations to the institution which you profess to love. “Act, act in the liv¬ ing present.” Stuart M. Stokes and Owen B. Brubaker are men of such mental capacity as Taylor can not hope to have in her hails again for many a long year to come. In exactly two years by the sun dial in front of their room as Sickler, they have been able to grasp all that Taylor has for them. Both are nice shy, modest, little boys who receive well de¬ served praise from all who know them best. How can a depleted school, such as will be found south of Upland in the fall, sus¬ tain the loss of Opper the orator, Nyse- wander the debater, Lee Tan Piew the orien¬ tal artist, S. N. Umphrey the noted educa¬ tor, and Tressler the missionary lecturer? Since it is impossible for us to retain these gentlemen we wish them success in their life work. Messrs. Opper, Tressler and Lee intend to go to India, Africa and China as missionaries, while Umphrey and Nyce- wander have been called to the ministry in the home land. Before my feelings completely overcome me I must mention the Misses Spalding, Demaree and Fales, When these names ap¬ pear in all the educational periodicals and educators everywhere are lavish with their praises of the remarkable success of these distinguished pedagogues, then will Tay¬ lorites realize what an opportunity they have missed. Now, fellow students, as you gaze upon the pictures of the stately class of 1916, how many of you would dream that this is the same class which in the fall of 1912 en¬ tered Taylor University? Then they were merely a heterogenous bunch of boys and girls who were unsurpassed in their man¬ ifestations of vociferousne ss, incompre¬ hensibility, unfathomed stuoidity and un¬ conceivable insensibility. Now after four years of incessant pursuit of knowledge on their part and untiring effort on the part of the faculty, it is possible for spectators to feast their eves unon the most cultured, refined and astute band of young men, and women it has ever been the privilege of Taylor Universitv to send out to the wait¬ ing millions of the world. OWEN B. BRUBAKER. B TAYLOR UNIVERSITY

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