Union College - Garnet Yearbook (Schenectady, NY)

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} J. H. HIDLEY’S Piano Forte Musie Store, 552 Broadway, Albany, N. Y. Steck, Haselton, Kranich and Bach, Pianos, Burdett. and other Cabinet Organs. Music, Music Books, and Musical Instruments of All Kinds. ‘THE” TAILOR, 102 STATE ST., SCHENECTADY, N. Y. HAS THE Largest and Best Stock of Goods in the city. Call and be convinced, and save money. 1822. 1883. E. W. BOUGHTON CO., TROY, IN " . IT. MANUFACTURERS OF Fine Stiff and Silk GENTS 5 GLOVES, SILK UMBRELLAS. BOUGHTON CO. JANVRIN GILLIS, Proprietors, TROY HOUSE, Cor. First and River Streets, S . J 5?S2Ss,} ’ TROY, N. Y. Free “ Bus” to and from the depot, FRENCH JOHNSON? PINE riQERCpp-; TAILORS No. 36 Maiden Lane, ALBANY, nST. “5T. CARLEY HOUSE State Street, corner Centre, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Within 50 Yards of the Depot. LIVERY ATTACHED. LEWIS SICKLER, Prop. Ill CUSTOM TAILORING! We are showing Choice Novelties in tiondon -IJfanetj 4f|a imered, TBOUSERI1TGS -AND— ENGLISH WORSTED GOATINGS JUST RECEIVED. Spring Suitings, Spring Trousering. Special Goods for Spring Overcoats. Prices Moderate. Tailoring Best. - HSpi ing GvEI GOAITS.- " Prudence suggests the purchase of a SPRING OVERCOAT; We suggest that you examine ours ; for, whether you buy here or elsewhere, you will then know what is THE STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR SUCH A GARMENT. 23 0 LEADING CLOTHIER, MARBLE HALL, - 336 338 River St., Extending through and including 13, 15 and 17 4th St., an® , iv WE SOLICIT YOU TO STOP AT THE GRAND UNION HOTEL, HEW Ml QIY, Ofpiite the Grand Ccnir?! repot. European Plan, ELEVATOR AND ALL IM PROVE KELTS, r g -»-®f?etSPRR€ f PUBLISHED BY THE SECRET SOCIETIES -OF- | HGHENEGTADY,xN.xY.-s - | “ Then here’s to thee, the brave and free, Old Union smiling o’er us ; And for many a day, as thy walls grow gray, May t hey ring with thy children’s chorus.” SCHENECTADY, N. Y.: STEAM BOOK AND JOB PRESS OF CHAS. BURROWS, 187 STATE STREET. 1883 : THE GARNET. 3 ipoard of Editor - 5 " © 9 BENJAMIN GUERARD CHISOLM, .... Sigma Phi CHARLES HENRY HILL,. Delta Phi CHARLES ADAMS KITTS,.Psi Upsilon CHARLES BRADFORD TEMPLETON, - - Alpha Delta Phi FREDERIC DIXON HALL,. Beta Theta Pi EDITOR-IN-CHIEF. BENJAMIN GUERARD CHISOLM, 2. J . BUSINESS MANAGER. CHARLES ADAMS KITTS, W. T. -J THE GARNET. 4fppening4|jditorial. 4 ‘ ON THEIR OWN MERITS MODEST MEN ARE DUMB.” more the Garnet makes its appearance and we hope that it will be welcomed and bought by each and every one. Now, it has long been a puzzle as to the reason ot it being called the “ Garnet,” so, when the time came for the mighty class of ' 84 to take possession of it, they, then and there, deter¬ mined that the sphynx-like riddle should be solved. The editors, all armed with mysterious scrolls and faded parch¬ ments, met in the coal house, back of North College, and after deep and occult consultations they saw that they had solved the mighty problem, and that it should be the solemn duty of ye scribe to announce to the inhabitants of ye mundane sphere that the reason that it was dubbed tw Garnet” was because it was read. Many of the etherial and aesthetic organizations, such as Ye hash house of Old Dorp,” c., have been doomed to ‘‘blush un¬ seen ” this year and in their places we have put such literary matter as shall be interesting and instructive ( ?) to every one. Should our jokes be rather sharp, remember that it is in no unkind spirit that we put them in, but rather, that we may raise a laugh at our neighbor’s expense. The brief history of the college, written by Prof. Wells, will be of interest to every one and the tragedy of Macbeth will be well worth reading. We are deeply indebted to Dr. Potter and Major McMurray for their assistance and the promptness with which they re¬ sponded to our call. THE GARNET. s 4§kUutatio. 4«- § S Hail our brothers, where you linger ! Thus we greet you in our turn ; Thus the pie receives our finger, Whether rashly, we shall learn, ’Tis but Nature’s native urging, Sends creation into print, From each brain a book emerging, Though there’s less than nothing in’t, Lo, the footprints, broad and hollow, Strung along our streamlet’s marge ! Why should we be loth to follow, Though you hint our boot is large? We confess it, does it matter? P’raps the print will longer stay, And ’twill take a bigger spatter, To erase it quite away. Wit we have not; don’t pretend it; Grant we’re but of common earth ; Make the motion, don’t amend it — Give it you for what it’s worth. There ! You see we’re wholly humble, All our weaknesses admit— To your lofty points we’ll tumble, Grant you’ve beauty, may be wit— But some things are planted nearer To our hearts, than paltry praise, And they grow forever dearer, As we count our college days. 6 THE GARNET Yes, perhaps your ways are wittier, And your .rhymes may run less slow, And your faces may be prettier, But we challange you to show. Home-love more than our’s for Union— Pride of ev’ry humble heart, Even though, a pickled onion, Oft its nibbling makes us smart— And, in all your heap of treasures, Show us, show us anywhere, That, than our’s you’ve plumper pleasures, Making merrier crabbed care— Warmer slapjacks, sweeter lasses, (More than these what heart can wish?) Cooler groves, while summei passes. Finer trout-brooks, fewer fish ; Darker nights, when mischief hatches, And the starving student jogs, Handier hen-roosts, melon patches, Sleepier farmers, slower dogs— Fails our language to relate them, Breath and jingle, likewise fail; Poets tongue can never mate them— Hail, our distant brothers, hail! THE GARNET. 9 FRA TRES IN URNE. G. LANSING OATHOUT, Prof. JOHN FOSTER, LL. D., I Ion. E. WINSLOW PAIGE, WILLIAM W, CRAIG, WILLIAM D. MAXON, HENRY B. McQUEEN, DeLANCY W. WATKINS. CLASS OF ' 83 . BERNARD CLEVELAND SLOAN, •CHARLES DONNEL GIBSON. CLASS OF ' 84. •LAWSON CLAY TALLEY, BENJAMIN GUERARD CHISOLM, •THEODORE IRWIN, Jr. CLASS OF ’£5. •CHARLES WITTGENSTEIN CODWISE, ROBERT HAMILTON GIBBES, •JOSEPH ATKINSON YATES, •EDWARD DORSEY HOBBS EDWIN MITCHELL, PAUL IGLEHART. CLASS OF ' 86. •Left College. 1° THE GARNET. MS27 ■M888- IN MEMORIAM Alfred Augustus McMurray was born March 24th, 1862 ; died July 21st, 1882. His preparatory course was at the Troy Academy. He entered Union College Sep¬ tember, 1878, and graduated June, 1882. He was a worthy and influential member of the Delta Phi Fraternity. George Frank Parsons was born May 5th, 1863, in Johnstown, N. Y. ; died April 23d, 1883. He graduated from Union School, Gloversville, N. Y., in 1879, and en¬ tered Union College September, 1880. He had just left college for a business career when death suddenly called him away. The Delta Phi Fraternity has lost in him a devoted brother. THE GARNET. ALPHA CHAPTER. FRATRES IN UR BE. JAMES H. LYON, Hon. JOHN KEYES PAIGE, Hon. ALEXANDER THOMSON, WILLIAM PEARSON, M. D., BARENT A. MYNDERSE, M. D., GEORGE MAXON, Hon. WILLIAM H. SMITH, GEORGE O. VAN DeBOGART, Prof. SIDNEY G. ASHMORE. CLASS OF ' 83. DANIEL R. PEOLI, WALTER J. SCOTT, JAMES W. THOMSON, TRACY WALWORTH, FRANK BURTON, JOHN G. EVANS, ARCHIBALD W. RAY, JOHN R. HARDING. CLASS OF 84 . CLEVELAND C. HALE, HERMAN V. MYNDERSE, THOMAS E. ADAMS, G. FRANK PARSONS, CHARLES H. HILL, JOHN E. BACON, Jr., WILLIAM G. WOOLFORD. CLASS OF ' 83. CLARENCED. SPRIGG, CLASS OF ' 86. HORACE SPRAGUE JUDSON. SIDNEY A. SMITH- Left College. THE GARNET. 3 FRATRES IN UR BE. JAMES E. DAVIS, Theta, Prof. W. A. LA.VIOROUX, Theta, E. A. MAXON, Theta, Prof. I. B. PRICE, Theta, BARTLETT WHITLOCK, Theta, Hon. S. W. JACKSON, Theta, J. A LYON Theta, FRANK MAXON, Beta, HORATIO G. GLEN, Theta, WILLIAM ALFRED WADDELL, ELMER BRITON WALLER, ALFRED MOORE WESTINGHOUSE. CLASS OF ' S3. WILLIAM WHALEY BELLINGER, JOHN RANSOM BRIDGE, WILLIAM MORRIS GILBERT, JOHN WARDEN McCAULEY, LEFFERTS MORRELL POWELL, HENRY FARR DEBUY, HENRY CHANCELLOR WOOD. CLASS OF ' 84. GEORGE FRANKLIN ALLISON, DOW BEEKM AN, IRVING PERRY ESTCOURT, CHARLES ADAMS KITTS, JONATHAN RIDER POWELL. CLASS OF ' 83. GEORGE WASHINGTON EBOUGH, WALLACE FOOT, FRANK MOORE, JAMES ADELBERT McCAULEY. CLASS OF ' 86. JESSE MONTGOMERY MOSCHER, ADDISON JUDKINS GALLIEN, DAVID BARTON KINNE, JOHN LESTER RUSSELL PRATT, ALONZO WILCOX WHEELER, FRANCIS HENRY EDMUNDS, THOMAS HURMANS FOOTE. ‘ Left College. THE GARNET. 15 UNION CHAPTER, ESTABLISHED 1859. FRATRES IN URBE. JOHN A. DeREMER, A. M., ALONZO P. STRONG, Prof. S. B. HOWE, A. M., FRANKLIN R. TOLL, Rev. GEORGE ALEXANDER, A. M., LEE W. CASE, JAMES A. VAN VO AST. CLASS OF 83 . ♦FRED F. BENNETT, JAMES B. W. LANSING, GULIAN V. P. LANSING, FRANKLIN W. McCLELLAN, DANIEL C. McELWAIN. CLASS OF 84. ♦LEWIS R. GARNSEY, CHARLES B. TEMPLETON, HENRY Z. PRATT, FRANK S. TITUS. CLASS OF’85. ♦RICHARD .FRANKLIN, ♦GEORGE LANGDON, EVERETT FOWLER, PUTMAN CADY. CLASS OF 86. ELMER LEWIS FLETCHER, EDWIN CHARLES ANGLE, ♦BENJAMIN MERRILL, TYLER REED WOODBRIDGE. ♦Left College. L • _ THE GARNET. 17 •IT hcta- ; IBi. NU CHAPTER, CLASS OF ' 82. HERBERT CALVIN HINDS. CLASS OF ' S3. JOHN WILMER ADAMS, JAMES ROBERTSON VAN NESS. CLASS OF ' 84. FREDERICK DIXON HALL, SHERMAN EDWIN BISHOP, ANDREW P. VERMILYE. CLASS OF ' 83. ALVORD CALVIN EGELSTON, WILLIAM HENRY ROBINSON, ALVIN BARBER BISHOP, FRANCIS ELIHU CRANE, GEORGE WILLIAM VAN VRANKEN. CLASS OF ' 86. CORNELIUS WELLS De BAUN, JAMES CARTER McINTYRE, WILLIAM FRANKLIN SHICK. J 20 THE GARNET. 4p:nion -ifjollcge.- - ORGANIZATION AND EARLY HISTORY. TIE only college within the colony ot JSlew York before the Revolution was King’s College, of New York City, which was re-organized soon after the peace as Columbia College The rapid growth of settlements toward the north and west had suggested to thoughtful minds the pressing need of some insti¬ tution for superior instruction at a convenient point in the in¬ terior, and this idea of central accommodation for all interests, not many years later, led to the removal of the State capital to Albany. Even in the midst of the Revolution we find the project ' of a college at Schenectady seriously entertained, but it did not gain sufficient strength to secure actual existence until some years af¬ ter the peace. A project like this is seldom discussed without exciting local interests, and before the choice fell upon the quiet old Dutch town on the Mohawk, the claims of Poughkeepsie, Albany and Waterford were strongly urged as suitable joints for the establishment of a college in the interior, but not to the extent of dividing the effort w’ ch was for the common benefit of all. A beginning in literary life at Schenectady was made in the formation of an association for mental improvement and debate in 1793, and on the 29th of January, 1793, a classical and scien¬ tific school was incorporated by the regents of the university under the name of “The Trustees of the Academy in the Town THE GARNET. of Schenectady.” A building was erected on the northwest corner of what are now Union and Ferry streets, and in 1793 a school was opened under the care of Col. John Taylor, of New Jersey. This academy appears to have been conducted with much ability, and being well sustained by the community in which it was planted, became the germ of the college, which, fifteen years before, had been an object of earnest effort and ac¬ tive discussion ; nor can we doubt that through these years of hope deferred the favorite thought was cherished, until the plan I was fully realized. The legislature having vested in the regents of the university the right of granting college charters, a memorial was addressed to that board by the trustees of the academy, which led to the granting of a charter to twenty-four persons therein named, and their successors, under the title of u The Trustees of Union Col¬ lege in the Town of Schenectady, in the State of New York.” They were empowered to hold an estate with an income of $ I 3 333 were vested with the usual powers of a college, and were empowered to fill vacancies in their board by election of the remaining members. The trustees of the academy were, a few days after, allowed to vest their property in the college. The name “ Union College” was given as expressing the in¬ tention of uniting all religious s£cts in a common interest for the common good by offering equal advantages to all, with preference to none. It was designed to found an institution up¬ on the broad basis of Christian unity, and this idea has ever since been faithfully followed in the spirit of the original inten¬ tion, no particular religious denomination having at any time claimed or attempted to control its management, or to influence the choice of trustees or faculty. It is believed that this was the first college in the United States not confessedly denomina¬ tional in its character. The college was organized on the 19th of October, 1795, bv the election of the Rev. John Blair Smith, D.D., of Philadel¬ phia, as president; John Taylor, A.M., as prolessor of mathe¬ matics and natural philosophy ; and the Rev, Andrew Yates, as professor of Latin and Greek languages. 22 THE GARNET The first commencement was held in May, 1797, and the first degree conferred upon three young men who had fin¬ ished the course of study then required. This was an oc¬ casion of signal and novel interest to all the country around, and drew together a large and enthusiastic audience. Dr. Smith was succeeded by the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, D.D., who died in 1801, and was followed by the Rev. Jon¬ athan Maxcy, D.D., who resigned in 1804. Although frequent changes are generally adverse to pros¬ perity, and although the college was still feeble, it was not without enterprise. Under the presidency of Dr. Edwards, a new edifice was begun, on a scale magnificent for that ||| day and still one of the finest and best-built in the city. An event, howevei, occurred in 1804 which proved to be of peculiar advantage to the institution, and from which its success may be justly dated. This event was the choice of the Rev. Eliphalet Nott, as president. Mr. Nott was then a young clergyman of Albany, known at the time as an elo¬ quent and effective public speaker of dignified and court¬ eous manners and distinguished learning, but not as yet known for that talent in the education of young men which this election gave him the opportunity to exercise and which has scarcely been surpassed in the history of any American college. Endowed by nature with a keen perception of character, a discriminating judgment in developing latent talent, a dignity of manners commanding both love and re¬ spect, a facility in governing young men, wherein the secret lay in teaching them to govern themselves, and a zeal and earnestness in the discharge of every duty, he acquired and held, through a long and active life, a comamnding position as an educator which was felt and acknowledged through¬ out the country. Dr. Nott found the college wanting both means and stu¬ dents. The inhabitants of Schenectady had proposed an endowment of $30,000 in lands, obligations and money ; THE GARNET. 23 but the largest subcription was only $250, the next $100, and the total sum altogether, from sources other than direct gift of the State, but $42,043.74. Some grants were made by the State in years as below specified. The building be¬ gun under Dr. Edward’s presidency was still unfinished, and the college was burdened with a heavy debt. The means that had been provided were, of course, quite inadequate to the wants of a prosperous college, and to sup¬ ply the needed endowment recourse was had to an expedi¬ ent now forbidden by a better public sentiment, but then deemed proper for raising funds in aid of every religious, educational and benevolent enterprise of the day, and for every public improvement. King’s College, in New York City, had already been aided to funds by a public lottery, but other institutions had since arisen which had received no such aid. It was there¬ fore deemed advisable to urge the passage of a law, which was secured March 30, 1805, for raising the sum of $80,000 by lottery. A few years’ experience showed that the location in the city was not sufficiently ample, and the observing eyes of Dr. Nott, at an early period in his presidency, had noticed in the suburbs a better one that combined in rare degree every advantage desirable. On the eastern border of the city the fields rise by a gentle slope to a plain of moderate elevation and of easy access. Near the upper edge of this slope the construction of a terrace a few feet high would af¬ ford a level campus of ample space, and a site for buildings that would overlook the valley, the river and the neighbor¬ ing city, while northward glimpses of mountains blue from distance, and southwestward ranges of hills dividing the waters of the Mohawk and Susquehanna River, would pre¬ sent a panorama of peculiar loveliness. A gently murmur¬ ing brook issuing from dense woodlands flowed across the 24 THE GARNET. grounds just north of the proposed site, and in the rear al- ternating fields and groves extended several miles eastward to the Hudson. A tract of some two hundred and fifty acres was secured and new buildings begun upon plans drawn by M. Ramee, a French engineer then eminent in the country, and for a time employed by the National Government in planning fortifications and public works. Construction was begun on College Hill in 1812, and the buildings were first occupied in 1814. To provide means for these improvements Dr. Nott succeeded in obtaining another grant from the State j of $200,000. Although prominence is given to the personal influence of its president, during many years of prosperity, justice re¬ quires us to record the fact, which ' all the graduates will in¬ dorse, that a large measure of gratitude is due from them to the other members of the faculty for their talent, fidelity and ability in conducting the interests more especially con- f fided to their care. But advancing age brings its infirmities ; and in 1852 the Rev. Laurens P. Hickok, D.D., was called from the Au¬ burn Theological Seminary to serve as vice-president, and upon him gradually devolved the cares of the presidency, although they were not actually conferred in name until af¬ ter the death of Dr. Nott in 1866. On the retirement of Dr. Hickok, the Rev. Charles A. Aiken, D.D.. of Dartmouth College, was chosen president, and he filled the duties with acceptance until 1871, when, for domestic reasons, involving the health of a member of his family, he resigned to seek a less rigorous climate ; and in the selection of a successor the choice fell upon the Rev. 1 Eliphalet Nott Potter, D.D., a grandson of Dr. Nott, and son of Bishop Alonzo Potter. | This selection of a man at an age much younger than that at which college presidents are usually chosen, might THE GARNET. 25 appear to the stranger as a bold departure from established precedent. But the friends of the college justify this action by pointing to the marked improvements since inaugurated ; the new building- erected, the noble endowment funds since received and the increasing numbers in attendance, especially in the lower classes ; and upon these they base their expectations of the future, and look forward with con¬ fidence to a new and vigorous growth of the college, with increasing means and a wider field for usefulness. The principal buildings of Union College are North Col- |j lege and South College, six hundred feet apart, and each with a colonnade facing inward ; a Memorial Hall midway between, but standing back three hundred feet from the frontline; a gymnasium in the rear of South College; a President’s House and three other dwellings on the line with the main college buildings, and a professor’s residence at some distance east of the principal group of buildings. The dlans of North and South Colleges are alike except as to the position of the colonnades, and when viewed in front each appears as a pair of large three-story dwellings, connected by a four-story building, the latter faced with pilasters to the whole height and arches extending up to in¬ clude the first and second stories. Each college building is 200 by 40 feet on the ground. The end portions are used as residences for professors and the central part as dormit¬ ories for students. This central portion has three separate entrances front and rear, with lour rooms on each floor, making, originally, forty-eight rooms in each college. With¬ in the past few years a renovation of the interior has been undertaken, and rooms in some cases connected for greater convenience, so as to appear more cheerful and home-like. The colonnades are each 250 feet in length by 25 in breadth, and terminate in square-roofed buildings one story higher. These buildings are each 80 by 50 feet on the ground. The North Colonnade and building are used for 26 THE GARNET. chemical and philosophical apparatus and lecture-rooms, the chemical laboratory and cabinets of the engineering depart¬ ment. Those on the south are used for chapel, library, cabinet, office and recitation-rooms. A Gymnasium was built in 1874 at the cost of prominent Alumni of Albany and Troy. The building is 80 by 40 feet on the ground and two stories in height. It is large and well equipped and is under the control of a professional gymnast. A new building known as Washburn Hall, to be devoted to the purpose of library and recitation rooms, has just been completed in the rear of Memorial Hall. The college grounds embrace about one hundred acres, including the campus, gardens and grounds properly be¬ longing to the college and essential for its use, besides some one hundred acres of woodlands and fields adjoining. THE JACKSON GARDEN. During the residence of Prof. Thomas Macauley, more than fifty years ago. a beginning was made in the improve¬ ment of a garden north of North College. The work was, however, scarcely more than a beginning until Prof. Isaac W. Jackson became a resident of the adjoining dwelling in 1831, when a series of improvements were begun, which, aided by a small annual grant from the trustees, have grad¬ ually transformed a wild ravine and tangled woodland’into a charming ramble and pleasant retreat. The grounds em¬ brace some twelve acres, and combine many attractions of sylvan solitude and floral beauty. _ Also Governors of University. Ex-Officio. 28 THE GARNET. Officer of lpnicn Univ ' cr itu. PRESIDENT, ELIPPIALET NOTT POTTER, D. D., LL. D. GOVERNORS. THOMAS IIUN, LL. D., Hon. AMASA J. PARKER, LL. D., HENRY LI. MARTIN, Esq., ORLANDO MEADS, LL. D., Hon. W’M. L. LEARNED, LL. D. The Eleven Senior Trustees ok Union College are also Members of the Board of Governors. TRUSTEES OF UNION COLLEGE. f His Excellency GROyER CLEVELAND, Governor. Hon. DAVID B. HILL, Lieut. Governor, Hon. JOSEPH B. CARR, Secretary of Slate, I Hon. IRA DAVENPORT, Comptroller, . j Hon. ROBERT A. MAXWELL, Treasurer, L Hon. LESLIE W. RUSSELL, Attorney-General, f Rev. J. TRUMBULL BACKUS, I). D., LL. D., Hon. PLATT POTTER, LL. D., ELIPHALET NOTT POTTER, D. D., LL. D., JOSEPH W. FULLER, Esq., SILAS B. BROWNELL, Esq., - Gen. FREDERICK TOWNSEND, 2. Rev. WILLIAM IRVIN, D D., A. Hon. JUDSON S. LANDON, Hon. EDWARD W. PAIGE, Rev. J. LIVINGSTON REESE, D. D., WM. H. H. MOORE. Esq. THE GARNET. 29 Hon. DAVID MURRAY, LL. D., Rev. DENIS WORTMAN, D. D., Hon. JOHN T. HOFFMAN, 2 . $. HOWARD POTTER, Esq., 2 . DAVID C. ROBINSON, Esq ., A . A. term of office expiring June, 1883. THOMAS H FEAREY, Esq., “ “ 1884. LAMOTT W. RHODES, Esq., “ “ 1885. THOS. W. FEATHERSTONHAUGH, M. D., 2 . “ 1886, JONATHAN PEARSON, Treasurer. EDGAR M. JENKINS, Assistant Treasurer and Secretary. CHANCELLORS, Rt. Rev. ABRAM N. LITTLEJOHN, V. V., D. D., LL. D., 1882. Hon. ALEXANDER H, RICE, V. V . 9 LL. D., 1881. Hon. JOHN WELSH, LL. D., 1880, Hon. JOHN K. PORTER, LL. D., 1879, Hon. WM. PORCHER MILES, LL. D., 1878, Hon. GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, LL. D., 1877, Rt. Hon. WILLIAM E. GLADSTONE, D. C. L., 1876, Rt. Rev. HORATIO POTTER, D. D., LL. D., D. C. L., 1875, Hon. JOHN A. DIX, LL. D., 1874, Hon. HORATIO SEYMOUR, LL. D., 1873, ELI PH A LET N. POTTER, D. D. LL. D. CURATORS OF THE LIBRARY AND OF BUILDINGS AND PARKS OF UNION COLLEGE, President Potter, J. Trumbull Backus, D. D., LL. D., Howard Potter, Esq., 2 . John Hobart Warren, Esq., Hon. Samuel T. Benedict, Wm. H. H. Moore, Esq., Theodore Irwin, Esq., Hon. Fred. W. Seward, LL. D., Hon. Samuel Blatchford, LL. D. ; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Esq., Robert Lenox Kennedy, Esq., John Crosby Brown, Esq., Henry C. Potter, D.D.,LL. D., 2 .$. George Hunter Brown, Esq. 3 ° THE GARNET. •ISacultu.- - S 2) C) 4 UNION COLLEGE. ELIPHALET NOTT POTTER, D. D., LL. D., President, Lectures and Instruction in Moral Philosophy, Christian Evidences and the Con¬ stitution of the United .States. Contributor for the Princeton Review and writer of Many Occasional Addresses. JOPTN FOSTER, LL. D., Nott Professor (No. 8) of Natural Philosophy. Author of “ Electricity,” “ Mag¬ netism,” “ Galvanism,” “ Electro-Magnetism and Acoustics.” JONATHAN PEARSON, A. M., Professor of Agriculture and Botany. Author of Contribution for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany, 1630-1800; Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Rensselaer- wyck, 1864 ; Contributions for the genealogies of the first Settlers of Schenectady, 187— A History of Schenectady (in press). HENRY WHITEHORNE, A. M., Nott Professor (No. 1) of the Greek Language and Literature. WILLIAM WELLS, LL. D., Professor of Modern Languages and Literature. One of the co-workers on Langes Commentary of the Scriptures ; contributor to various Magazines and Religious Periodicals and Editor of the Foreign Department of the Methodist Quarterly Review. MAURICE PERKINS, A. M., M. I)., Nott Professor (No. 3) of Analytical Chemistry and Curator of the Museum. Author of Chemical Analysis. C AT)Y STALEY, A. M., C. E., Dean, Professor of Civil Engineering. Author of Elements of Truss Bridges, Engineer¬ ing Statics. Reviser of Gillespie’s Roads and Railroads and Leveling and Higher Surveying. THE GARNET. 31 HARRISON E. WEBSTER, A. M., Professor of Natural History. Author of Annalida Chcetopeda of Virginia ; An- nalida Chaetopeda of New Jersey ; Annalida Choetopeda of the Bermuda Islands; with Benedict Annalida Choetopeda of Eastport, Maine, and Annalida Cha topeda of Beaufort, N. C. ISAIAH B. PRICE, C. E., Professor f Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Physics. Author of Strength of Materials, Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical. REV. GEORGE ALEXANDER, A. M.,yi. A. Professor of Logic and Rhetoric. SIDNEY G. ASHMORE, A. M., A. ?., Professor of the Latin Language and Literature. WENDELL LAMOROUX, A. M., W. T., English Essays and Oratory, and Assistant Librarian. Author of Elementary French Grammar and contributor for Scribner and other Periodicals. MAJOR J. W. McMURRAY, A. M., U. S. A., Professor of Military Science and Tactics. Author of Military Tactics. IRA N. HOLLIS, U. S. N., Professor of Mechanical Engineering. SAMUEL B. HOWE, A. M., Adjunct Nott Professor (No. 4). Principal of Union School and Superinten lent of the Schools of Schenectady. COURTLAND V. ANABLE, Tutor in Mathematics. JAMES E. BENEDICT, A. B., Assistant in Zoology. HENRY COPPEE, LL. D., Professor of History, English Literature and Philology. Author of Elements of Rhetoric, Elements of Logic, English Literature, etc. WILLIAM A. POTTER, A. M., Professor of Architecture. 3 2 THE GARNET. COLLEGE OFFICERS, JONATHAN PEARSON, A. M., Librarian. JAMES L. WOODWARD, A. A. Treasurer. EDGAR M. JENKINS, Esq., Assistant Treasurer and Registrar. The following gentlemen deliver lectures or render other services to the institu¬ tion during the course of the year : HON. S. T. BENEDICT, Lectures on Law. E. D. PALMER, A. M , Sculpture . PROF. ROSWELL D. HITCHCOCK, D. D., Lectures on Christian Socialism. HON. DAVID MURRAY, LL. D., Lectures on Oriental Civilization. REV. T. L. PARKS, Lectures on Self-Culture. REV. WILLIAM E. GRIFFIS, Lectures on Oriental Art. REV. CHARLES L. BRACE, Lectures on Methods of Public and Practical Charity. _ n Superintendent of Buildings and Farm, JAMES PICKET. College Bindery, D. D. TELLER, Binder. — ■ r, =i 34 THE GARNET. ‘ ‘ When we first came on this campus, Freshmen we as green as grass ; Now we are as reverend Seniors, Smile we on the verdant past. 7 ’ ITJ ' HERE can be no doubt that eighty-three, when it first en- tered the Blue Gate, was a little fresh,” but unlike most classes its freshness soon wore away and lo, it became the most important class in college. Even when we were Juniors, we were looked-up to and revered far more than eighty-two—we were Seniors before our time ; some of our men graduated in Junior year and the wonder is that more did not. flow well do we remember the time when we used to gaze admiringly on the men of eighty, as they filed into chapel, and wonder if we should ever sit where they sat, but we sit there now and smile complacently as we think how w ' ell we fill the seats ; and won¬ der not at the awe-inspired Freshmen who look at us as we looked at eighty. Those were happy days (for we never feared eighty-two) but they are past and gone ; Sophomore and Junior years are also known only in memory ; we perceive that we are Seniors and we accept the doctrine of consciousness. We have changed, not alone in appearance, but also, in num¬ ber forty-nine we entered—thirty-one we graduate. Fifty-six have had their names on our roll but fifteen have fallen in battle or been taken prisoner by the enemy ; but the class has borne the brunt of many battles and now, like scarred and war-worn veterans, we are soon to be mustered out—soon we will have to seek homes and fortunes for ourselves. The world is before us but we can no longer fight life’s battles together, we must seek new comrades on new fields. Some will go to Boston, Some to London and to Rome, Some to Greenland’s icy mountains, More perhaps to stay at home. Historian. THE GARNET. 35 CLASS OFFICERS. SENIOR YEAR. JAMES CANTINE, Jr., ------- President DANIEL D. ADDISON, Vice-President JOHN H. SAND, .Secretary RICHARD W. DENT, -------- Treasurer JOHN W. ADAMS, B. G. II., . Orator W. W. BELLINGER, V. T., . Historian GULIAN V. LANSING, X A. . Addresser ROSE WELL A. BENEDICT, .Prophet LUTHER J. EMERSON, .Poet FRANK BURTON, A. . B. B. Director BARNARD C. SLOAN, 2 . $ ., . Grand Marshal EDWARD H. ADRIANCE, ) ABRAM T. C. HAMLIN, } . Editors JOHN R. HARDING, A. $ ., ) ■ THE GARNET. 37 1 •‘ffffemoHfJlaaA. PRESENT MEMBERS. s John Wilmer Adams, B. G. H Belmond, Iowa, 54 S. S.,N. C. c Daniel Dulany Addison, Washington, D. C., 59 S. S., N. C. c Edward Humphrey Adriance, Scipio, 83 N. S., N. C. c William Whaley Bellinger. W. IT., Charleston, S. C., 18 M. S., S. C. c Roswell Alonzo Benedict, Schenectady, S. C. Col. c James Robert Bolton, Pelham, 13 N. S., S. C. s Frank Burton, A P., Gloversville, 78 M. S., N. C. e James Cantine, Jr., Stone Ridge, 54 S. S., N. C. c Daniel Morrison Countermine, Schenectady, 42 S. S., S. c. c Richard Ward Dent, Schenectady, 32 Chapel St. e Henry Farr DePuy, W. T. y Bath, 10 N. S., S. C. c Luther James Emerson, Moorton Sta’n, Del., 14 N. S., S. C. s William Morris Gilbert, W. T. y Willard, 11 N. S., S. C. c William Knox Gilchrist, Schenectady, 30 Union Street. c Abram Truax Conde Hamlin, Winona, Minn., 37 S. S., S. C. c John Ravenscroft Harding, A. ., Washington, D. C., 60 S. S., N. C. s James Cook Hemphill, Ballston, South Col. c Gulian Schmaltz Hook, Schenectady, 179 Union St. c Gulian Verplanck Lansing, A. A . $. y Schenectady, 27 Liberty St. s John Warden McCauley, W. T. y Stanley, 9 N. S., S. C. c Franklin William McClellan, A.A. P. y Cambridge, 188 Union St. s Daniel Crippcn McElwain, A. A. Cohoes, 22 M. S., S. C. s Robert Edward Morgan, Knox, 19 Albany St. c Albert Burr Nash, S. Norwalk, Conn,, 15 N. S., S C. s Archibald Wadsworth Ray, A. Columbia, S. C., 77 M. S.. N. C. s John Henry Sand, Knox, 29 M. S., S. C. c George Warner Sherwood, Ballston, S. S., S. C. s Barnard Cleveland Sloan, E. P., Columbia, S. C., 158 Liberty St. s James Robertson Van Ness, B. G II., Osborne’s Bridge, 101 State St. c Henry Chancellor Wood, W. T. y Newton, 164 Union St. e James Cornelius Wright, Dean’s Corners, North Col. c Classical; s Scientific ; 1- ■ . ----- ? Engineering ; ec Eclectic. - 33 THE GARNET. FORMER MEMBERS. Frederick Fuller Bennett, 4. A. John Ransom Bridge, W. V., Joseph Ibrahim Dufresne, John Gary Evans, A. P., Charles Andrew Holla, James Burnside Wands Lansing, A.A. William Ozias Lewis, Lemuel Gardner Lloyd, Josiah Hull Orsborn, Daniel Raphael Peoli, A. Lefiferts Morrell Powell, W. T William Sauter, James Stoller, A. K. E., Arthur Claghorn Svvortfiguer, James W. Thomson, A Clxmlus Fcidixiaiid Tixxnxxcixiiaii, Charles Smith Treutlen. Tracy Walworth, A. Albert Moore Westinghouse, W. Thomas Preston Washburne, Hyde Park, Ill. Le Roy. St. Thomas, Montigny, Canada. Cokesbury, S. C. Sing Sing. .Schenectady. Delhi. Pittstield, Mass. Alexandria, La. Havana, Cuba. Brooklyn. Schenectady. Johnstown. Schenectady. Schenectady. Aiiislexdaixi. Cokesbury, S. C. Saratoga Springs. Schenectady. Maple Grove. “In Junior year we take our ease, Smoke our pipes and sing our glees. ” S R a more lucid exposition of our immediate status would be that having transmigrated through the concatenated met¬ amorphosis of Freshmanic bucolic jejuneness, Sophomoric flatu¬ lent inflation, we have ultimately arrived at the consumate per¬ fectibility, equipollence of unapproachable Juniority, in which we are oblivious of all onerous exertion, fumigate our calumet and articulate our musical vociferations. Nether class.men are to us the sublimated quintescence of thirteen-miles-below-noti- cability, the illiterate tatterdemalions of unregenerate humanity. Entirely elevated above the insipid, turbulent, truculent tur- gescency Fresho-Sophomoriculated I-know-it-allency, we un- mtermittently employ our psycological equipments in the con¬ templation of the recondite problems of abstruce transcendent¬ alism and devise humanitarian schemes for the amelioration of every-body—except ourselves tion. Grandiloquent pomposity we regard as the climax of higgle- dypigledy garrulous artificiality ; and, therefore, in our colli- | quial and controversial effusions adhere to the attenuated ethe- ! reality of pelluced simplicity about our multitudinous meritori- I ous transactions, we are always reticent; confabulation con¬ cerning our agonistical encounters, we deem pretentiously pre¬ sumptuous and our unobstrusiveness precludes any superfluous ostentatious parade, our manifold commendable personal at¬ tributes. A specimen of th e genus YresYi-homo with an erroneous con¬ ception derived from his own observation once with colossal insolence thus interrogated the chirographer: 44 Do Juniors pony?” [all in 13 letters]. The said chirographer ejaculated : k4 If by this inuendo you insinuate that in our post mortem ex¬ aminations of the defunct languages we resort to surreptitious appliances and evince a marvelous affection for Bohny abor¬ tions of the equine species in order to expedite the transmuta¬ tion of heterogeneous linguistic incongruities into our vernacular you approach the verge of reprehensible prevarication and render yourself subject to solidified blasphemous effervescences of intensified scriptural quotations,” and he said, 44 O-o-o-o-o- h-h,” and died. Historiographer. 42 THE GARNET. pip: |JunioHj|laAA.$ CLASS OFFICERS. JUNIOR YEAR. JOHN McENCROE, R. BROWN McCOWN, ARTHUR H. K. JERVIS, JOHN A. HEATLY, DOW BEEKMAN, W . T., CHAS. A. COCKROFT, ZENAS CLARK, TOHN W. HIGSON, ' JOHN H. VEEDER, PRESENT MEMBERS. s George Franklin Allison, W. T. y Oswego, Edgar Starr Barney, Worcester, c Dow Beekman, W. V., Middleburgh, s Robert Bursell Benedict, Canandaigua, c John Skilton Bishop, B. Q. II., Lyons, e Sherman Edwin Bishop, B. Q. II., Hancock, e Benjamin Guerard Chisolm, $., Charleston, S. C., President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Historian - B. B. Director Editors 24 M. S., S. C. 2 N. S., S. C, 178 Union St. 89 N. S., N. C. 41 S. S., S. C. 16 N. S., S. C. 85 N. S., S. C. THE GARNET. 43 ; PRESENT MEMBERS. j c Charles Allen Cockroft, Walden, 42 Barrett St. ti c William Nelson Potter Dailey, Schenectady, 43 Lafayette St. c John Francis Delaney, Albany, Si N. S., N. C. c Cornelius Edward Franklin, Albany, 95 s. S., N. C. c James Geread Greene, Clyde, 43 s. S., S. C. s Cleveland Convers Hale, A. ., Cleveland, O., 76 M. S., N. C. c Frederick Dixon Hall, B . 0 . 77 ., Antwerp, 77 M. S., N. C. c James Monroe Harvey, Schenectady, 28 Lafayette St. l s John Alexander Hcatly, Schenectady, 6 Washington Ave. c John William Pligson, Salt Lake City, Ttah, 41 S. S., S. C. s Charles Henry Hill, A. Gloversville, So M. S., N. C. c John Blackhall Hutchinson, Brooklyn, 46 S. S.,S.C. e Arthur Harold Kasimir Jervis, Le Roy, 75 M. S., N. C. e Wilbur Macauley Judd, Jewett, 48 S. S., S. c. j c James Johannes Kemp, Ballsville, Va., 64 S. S., N. C. s Charles Adams Kitts, W. T., Oswego, 70 M. S., N. C. c Stephen Francis Leo, Providenee, R. I., 13 N. S., S. C. c Reese Brown McCown, Darlington, S. C., 96 N. S., S. C. c John McEncroe, Schenectady, 185 Union St. c Andrew McFarlane, Jr., Albany, 95 N. S., N. C. e David Spencer Merritt, Carmel, N. S., S. C c Tredwell Woodbridge Moore, Baltimore, Md., 25 Lafayette St. c Herman Ncdder Mynder.se, A. $ ., S chenectady, 27 Liberty St. i c Daniel Naylon, Jr., Schenectady, 61 Church St. c Pickens Neagle, Columbia, S. C., 28 M. S., S. C. ec Frederick Sidney Parmenter, Troy, 25 Lafayette St. s George Frank Parsons, A. I., Gloversville, 76 M. S., N. C. c Harry Van Ness Philip, New York City, 57 S. S., N. C. e Herbert George Porcher, Salt Lake City, Utah, 30 M. S., S, C. ec Henry Zacharijdi Pratt, A. A. P., || e Frederick Zadock Rooker, Greenbush, 26 Park Place. Albany, 25 Lafayette St. s Charles Bradford Templeton, A.A. ., Albany, 26 Park Place. li s Lansing Van Auken, New Scotland, 72 M. S., N. C. c John Henry Veeder, Rotterdam, 90 N. S., N. C. c Andrew P. Vermilye, B. 0 . II., Schenectady, 25 Yates St. 1 c Raymond S. Wells, c William Gillis Woolford, A.I., Schuylerville, 48 S. S., S. C. Princess Anne, Md., 60 S. S., N. C. s Harry C. Young. Schenectady, 83 Union St. c Classical; s Scientific ; e Engineering ; ec d I 0 0 1 Tj w 44 THE GARNET. FORMER MEMBERS. Thomas Edward Adams, A. P., New Orleans, La. John Edmund Bacon, Jr., A . Columbia, S. C. Frederic Vernon Bennett, Minerva. Charles William Boyd, Union, S. C. Cyrus Burhans, Cobleskill, Matthew Calbraith Butler, Jr., Edgefield, C. H., S. C. Joseph Cohen, Jr., Charleston, S. C. Emmet Dewit Craig, Jr., New Orleans, La. Irving Perry Estcourt, W. F., Schenectady. George William Fairgrieve, Schenectady. George Egbert Fisher, Westerlo. Alfred Koon Freiot, Troy. Louis Codgers Garnsey, A. A. P., Clifton Park. Charles Donnell Gibson, 2. £ ., Dover, Del. Theodore Trwin, Jr., 2. Oswego. John Montgomery Lay, Geneva. Henry Lee Miller, Columbia, S. C. Eugene Parsons, Shablona Grove, III. Jonathan Rider Powell, Jr., W. F., Brooklyn. William Samuel Royal, Mt. Pleasant, S. C. Eugene Augustus Hoffman Tays, El Paso, Texas. Joseph Wilkin Tays, Jr., El Paso, Texas. Frank Skillman Titus, A. A. Roslyn. Ernest Winne, Knowersville. Deceased. THE GARNET. 45 ' Twas balmy eve. The chief mourners of the defunct Al-G- Bray were prepared to shed their tears. ’Twas a time when the timorous Fresh quaked in their trousers. As the last rays of the sun were gleaming over the hill tops, three Sophs, each armed with his last twenty-five cents sallied forth in search of that product of the hen, called eggs. Vainly did they interview various grocerymen until finally they found one who said unto them, Lo ! I have that in my pos¬ session which ye seek. Behold, in yon box lie thirty score eggs in all the pristine freshness of spring. And they held council together and exchanged commodities. Now, when this news was spread among the Sophs, it caused great rejoicing, which came to the ears of a certain man, called Junior, and he said unto himself, Verily, it behooveth me to prick up my ears that I may discover what diabolical schemes these Sophs contemplate. With much circumspection does he discover the plan and he whispereth it unto the meek Fresh. Immediately these sub¬ dued beings are transformed into creatures of cunning, for whilst the Sophs are strengthening their inner men the Fresh secretely make short work of the thirty score eggs. ’Tis midnight. The timorous Fresh walk with bold mien and smile upon their brow, whilst the plotting Sophs search in vain for their eggs. Now the Sophs slink back to their rooms, like the canine with the kettle attached to his posterior ex¬ tremity, and swear vengeance upon the innocent and unsophis¬ ticated Fresh. 46 THE GARNET. Sp|E call us Sophomores and ye do well to call them Sopho- m mores, who, for six long months have trained the cheeky 44 Fresh ” and devoured his set-ups. It is enough to compare the self-sufficient every-one-look-at- me Freshman who entered college last September, to the meek and subdued being of the present. You ask, whence comes this change? We answer proudly that it is due to our improved s ystem of training. To the past we never refer except to re¬ count our victories in the ball field, cane rush and recitation rooms (?) We point with pride to our 44 pitch, catch ” and 44 third base,” on the University and to the words engraved on the class championship cup—won by the class of ’85. As to our intellectual ability, we refer you to our 44 Profs.” and 4 Tutes” to whom we deigned to recite—sometimes we would not deign but would preserve a haughty, impassable silence when called upon to elucidate. ’85 entered upon the Sophomore year with zeal and energy. We have raised 44 ponies” and cultivated such arts as horn¬ blowing, billiard playing, et cetera . The et cetera is very expressive and includes a great deal which the imagination may supply. The Freshmen, surely, cannot complain of any lack of atten¬ tion. We have always seen that they were in bed at a proper hour and have even visited them after they had retired to assure ourselves that the 44 dear little lambkins ” were all tucked in bed. We have taught them the fundamental principles of base ball and foot ball, and all such as will tend to make them worthy of the name of Sophomores next year. As Sophomores we have many peculiarities. We will frankly confess to our professors that we do nvt 44 catch the pure thoughts” in our French literature.. We see no • 4 beautiful curves” in a descriptive Geometry problem, nor do we find ' any thing to admire in Olney’s close reasoning. Our inherent an¬ tipathy to mathematics is becoming almost as proverbial as our ardor for athletics. The past, with its victories and defeats, has gone from us like a dream. Let us not revert to it, but use its experience for a more glorious future. Our prospects are as bright as those of any other class. We have heartily supported all the time- honored customs of this institution and in future, as in the past, will always hold dear the honor of our Alma Mater. Historian. 4 S THE GARNET. wxgjw ijuwuiwi v : ClCLV . ' " ‘egcs 1 CLASS OFFICERS, SOPHOMORE YEAR. ROBERT J. WANDS,. President CLARENCE W. STRYKER,. Vice-President JOHN B. DUFFIE, .Secretary WTT.T JAM P. RICHARDS, Treasurer WALLACE FOOTE, V. T., . Historian T HOMAS G. ADDISON, . B. B. Director WILLIAM C. MILLS, Jr., ...... Toast Master FRANK BAILEY, EDWIN MITCHELL, . J " ' ' ' editors i thr GARNET. 49 PRESENT MEMBERS. c Thomas Grafton Addison, Washington, D. C., 2 Quackenbos st. c Frank Bailey, Chatham, 55 S. S., N. C. c George Weed Barhydt, Albany, 42 Ferry st. c Alvin Barber Bishop, B. S. II., Hancock, 16 N. S., S. C. s Frank Bond, Schenectady, 6S M. S., N. G. e Frank Edward Bradley, Kinderhook, 62 S. S., N. C. c Samuel McCrea Brann, Charlton, 30 M. S., S. C. c Putman Cady, A. A. P Schenectady, 41 Park place. s Zenas Clark, Potsdam, 86 N. S., N. C. c Samuel Barlow Coffin, Peekskill, 58 S. S., N. C. s Francis Elihu Crane j 3 . 0. II., Lisha’s Kill, 7 Quackenbos. s Thomas Joseph Delaney, Albany, 81 N. S., N. C. c John Braisner Duffie, Columbia, S. C., 31 M. S., S. C. e George Washington Ebaugh, W. T., Baltimore, Md., 18 M. S., S. C. s Albert Calvin Egelston, B. ( 9 . II ., Gloversville, 44 s. s., s. c. s Wallace Foote, W. T., Port Henry, 24 M. S., S. C. c Everett Fowler, A. A. P., Kingston, 25 M. S., S. C. c Richard W. Franklin, . A. $ ., Penn Yan, 25 M. S., S. C. s Robert Hamilton Gibbes, IS.!?., Union, S. C., 92 N. S., N. C. c Henry De Wit Griswold, Dry den, 42 s. s., s. c. s Benjamin Sumner Guion, Newbern, N. C., 31 M. S., S. C. c Albert Lippincott Halsey, Schenectady, Union st. s William Hutchinson, Thorndike, Mass., 66 S. S., N. C. c Paul Iglehart, 2. $ ., Davidsonville, Md., 89 N. S., N. C. s William Augustus Jay cox, Garrison’s, 45 S. S„ S. C. e Ernest August Lewald, New York City, 32 M. S., S. C. e Sanies Henry Stephen McCarthy, Albany, 45 S. S., S. C. .r James Adelbert McCauley, W. T. , Stanley, 9 N. S., S. C. s Thomas L. McClumpha, Port Jackson, 23 Liberty st. s John Joseph McSorley, Troy, 71 M. S., N. C. s William Curtis Mills, Jr. Gloversville, 91 N. S., N. C. c Edwin Mitchell, IS. Hagerstown, Md., 92 N. S.. N. C. s William Alonzo Moore, De Kalb, 86 N. S., N. C. c Jesse Thompson Morey, Burnt Hills, 80 Nott terrace. s Fred Nelson Moulton, Sandy Creek, 12 Jay st. c William Harlow Munsell, Schenectady, 12 Jay st. s Dwight L. Parsons, New York, 93 N. S., N. C. c Edmund Tailor Perkins, Jr., Louisville, Ky., 62 S. S., N. C. i c Hardy Hardison Phelps, Creswell, N. C., 55 N. S., N. C. s Frank Weston Ray, A. $ ., Columbia, 77 M. S-, N. C. s William Farlin Richards, Rouse’s Point, 94 N. S., N. C. c William Henry Robinson, B. Q. U., West Hebron, 44 s. S., S. C. 50 THE garnet. PRESENT ' MEMBERS. c Franklin Miller Severson, Seneca Falls, 2 Qnackenbos st. s Si Iney Alvord Smith, A. H erkimer. 73 M. S., N. C. c Charles Spelman Stanton, Albany, 57 S. S., N. C. c Clarence W. Stryker, Hammond’s Port, 64 S. S., N. C. Monroe Walsh Sweetland, Dry den, Vale Cottage. s Edward Terrill, Stone Ridge, 71 M. S., N. C. s George W. Van Vranken, B. Q. 17., Lisha’s Kill, 7 Quackenbos st. s William Henry Vaughn, Lewiston, N. J., 87 N. S., N. C. e Robert James Wands, Slingerland, 73 M. S., N. C. c Edward Jonathan Wheeler, W. ' F., Schenectady. 68 Union st. c Classical ; s Scientific ; e Engineering ; ec Eclectic. FORMER MEMBERS. - Arthur Sylvester Anable, Springfield, Mass. i Albert Coward Barrett, Perth Centre. . Frank Bull, Schenectady. Charles W. Codwise, E. P., Grantville, Mass. James Landon Countermine, Schenectady County. Frank Stuart Furgeson, Gloversville. Edward Lincoln Garrett, Ballston Spa. James Henry Haslett, Geneva. Edward Dorsey Hobbs, Jr., E. P., Anchorage, Ky. Hugo William Hoffman, Albany. John Samuel Hoy, Albany. Geo. Woodward L.a.ngdon, A.A Hoosac. David Alexander Lansing, Schenectady. Philip W. Link, Schenectady. Philo C. Mills, Gloversville. Frank Moore, W. F., Schenectady. John Schermerhorn, Rotterdam. Nathaniel Bull Spalding, Schodack Landing. Clarence DeW. Sprigg, A. Alexandria, La. Charles Malcolm Stewart, Kingsboro. Lawson Clay Talley, E. Columbia, S. C. Joseph Atkinson Yates, E. $ ., II Ten Mile Hill, S. C. — - i THE GARNET. 51 It was the first day of the third month that the generation of Fresh held council together and decided that they should meet in ye Ancient and Venerable city of Troy, to enjoy their first repast of milk and pap. Now, it came to pass that in these days there dwelt in the land a proud and stiff-necked generation of Sophs which did bear envy and malice in their hearts against the humble Fresh. So when the generation of Fresh had departed from the city of Dorp, the elders of the Sophs gathered together and held deep confabulation. The result was that they decided to visit and “fix” the habitations ot the Fresh us an example of what they were to expect on account of their freshness. Thus it happened that while the innocent Fresh were enjoys ing themselves eating soup and gruel, the wicked Sophs, bent on destruction, maliciously, and with dire intent, seized and destroyed numerous private papers. Now, it came to pass that in these days there dwelt in the land a mighty ruler of the Fresh, called “ Tute,” (which, be¬ ing interpreted, meaneth Algebra Sticker) and he, suspecting mischief, mingled with the bold Sophs and beheld their ravages. Revealing himself unto them he said, Behold in me the much- feared Tute ! but they did expectorate upon him and drove him 1 out without fear. Now, the generation of Fresh returned at the first cock-crow and were sore vexed when they beheld the condition of their habitations, so they drew nigh unto the great Rulers of the land and did complain of the conduct of the vainglorious Sophs. Counciling together, the Great Physician and the Rulers did deem it necessary for the health of certain Sophs to seek healthier climates elsewhere, and that the sniveling and pusil¬ lanimous Fresh should be dosed with various mixtures of herbs that they might some day wax strong like men and cast off their diapers. ■i§ las potory of M-f |®|LTHOUGH we are the smallest class that has entered col- lege for several years, in anything requiring pluck and perseverance our lack of numbers is not felt. We entered Union when the old barbarisms of college life were yielding be¬ fore influences of right and justice. It was in our power to re¬ tard or promote this change for the better. We are glad that this was so. That we had the opportunity to identify ourselves with the completion of a change so important. We are glad that we mark the dividing line between the college life of the past and that of the future. We have made mistakes. We have forgotten at times our resolutions, but our purpose has remained the same and if we can judge from the two terms which have passed, we shall be able, when, as Seniors we stand again on the threshold of Old Union, to look back over our deeds with satisfaction and the consciousness of work well done. Historian. 54 THE GARNET. ifre hman Slciad.- CLASS OFFICERS. GUSTAVE S. DORWIN, EDWIN S. C. HARRIS, GEORGE R. F. SALISBURY, JESSE M. MOSHER, . T., FRED. E. HAMLIN, HORACE S. JUDSON, A. HORACE S. JUDSON, - President Vice-President Secretary - Treasurer Historian B. B. Director - Toast Master THE GARNET. 55 il ' I PRESENT c Thomas Warner Allen, MEMBERS. East Hounsfield, 47 S. S., S. C. c Edwin Charles Angle, A. A. ,. chenectady, 3 Union st. c Frank Fenton Blessing, Slingerland’s, 17 M. S., S. C. lv n Jonas Bogart, Troy, 23 Liberty. | c Gleason Hart Case, Coxsackie, 67 M. S., N. C. s Abel Smith Clements, Schenectady, 16 Hamilton st. e Howard Judson Cole, Albany, 26 M. S., S. C. ( c Edward Weidler Courtright, Circleville, O., 12 M. S., S. C. c Cornelius W. DeBaun, B.Q.II ., Niskayuna, 7 Quackenbos st. c Gustave Sylvan Dorwin, Hammond, 9 N. S., S. C. j e Francis Henry Edmunds, W. V., Johnstown, 151 Liberty st. c Levi Case Felthousen, Schenectady, 99 Union st. e Benjamin Wool File, Raymertown, 32 M. S., S. C. e Elmer Lewis Fletcher, A. A. P. y Bluffton, Iowa, 25 M. S., S. C. e Thomas Hurmans Foote, W. 2 . y Port Henry, 21 M. S., S. C. s James John Franklin, Jr., Albany, 95 N. S., N. C. ec Robert Furman, Jr., Schenectady, 51 Smith st. e Addison Judkins Gallien, W. V. y Albany, 164 Union st. c Louis William Groat, 5, e Fred. Elmendorf Hamlin, Cooperstown, 39 S. s., s. c. Winona, Minn., 37 S. S., S. C. 5 Edwin Scuyler Colfax Harris, Schuylervilie, 65 M. S., N. C. c Allen Heyer Jackson, 5 Horace Sprague Judson A. Schenectady, 29 Wash’gtn ave. Kingsboro, 78 M. S., N. C. s David Barton Kinne, Jr., W. T. y White Lake, 12 N. S., S. C. s Wilbur Fisk La Monte, Richmond ville, 74 M. S., N. C. c William Pierce Landon, Schenectady, 190 Union st. s Thomas C. Lawler, Albany, 1S2 Union st. e Livingston John Little, Rochester, 58 S. S., N. C. c James Carter McIntyre, B. 0. 77 . West Troy, 7 Quackenbos st. c Jesse Montgomery Mosher, . T. y Albany, 17S Union st. e John Edwin Ostrander, Slingerland’s 74 M. S., N. C. 23 Liberty st. c Edward J. Perkins, Amsterdam, e Silas Ray Pierson, Newark, 43 S. s., s. c. cjohn Leslie Russell Pratt, W. Kansas City, Mo., 83 Nott terrace. 5 Frederick Stephen Randall, Stafford, 53 S. S., N. C. PRESENT MEMBERS. s George Romaine Freeman Salisbury, Schuylerville, c William George Shaible, Schenectady, s William Franklin Shick, B. O. II., Easton, Pa., s Frederick William Skinner, Brownville, c Elmer Ellsworth Veeder, Schenectady, s William Wallace Wemple, Duanesburgh, c Alonzo Wilcox Wheeler, W. T., Schenectady. e Tyler Reed Woodbridge,H. A. Port Henry, 65 M. S., N. C. i s8 Centre st. 7 Quackenbos st. 47 S. S., S. C. 136 Centre st. 151 Liberty st. 68 Union st. 21 M. S., S. C. c Classical ; s Scientific ; e Engineering ; ec Eclectic. FORMER MEMBER. Benjamin Merrill, A. A. Saratoga Springs. 58 THE GARNET. ■43|hilomathean4gociety.3{ - FOUNDED 1793. Amor virtutts, cultesque scie?itice et amicitioe. OFFfCFRS D. D. ADDISON, ’83, - Valedictorian W. W. BELLINGER, W. T., ’ 83 , - Alternate R. B. McCOWN, ’84, ------- President R. R. BENEDICT, ’84, ------ Vice-President W. FOOTE, W. T., ’85,.Librarian P. CADY, A. A. ’85, ------- Treasurer H. D. GRISWOLD, ’85, ------- Secretary T. H. FOOTE, W. T., ’86, . - - Curator •Ijpemberd. CLASS OF ’83. D. D. ADDISON, W. W. BELLINGER, F. BURTON, R. W. DENT, J. R. HARDING, D. C. McELWAIN, A. W. RAY. CLASS OF ’84. G. F. ALLISON, R. R. BENEDICT, .T- J- KEMP, R. B. McCOWN, D. S. MERRITT, H. Z. PRATT, C. B. TEMPLETON. THE GARNET. T. G. ADDISON, G. W. BARHYDT, J. E. DUFFIE, G. W. EBAUGH E. FOWLER, B. S. GUION, E. T. PERKINS, Jr., F. W. RAY, 59 CLASS OF 85. A. R. BISHOP, P. CADY, S. B. COFFIN, W. FOOTE, H. D. GRISWOLD. E. A. LEWALD, H. H. PHELPS, F. M. SEVERSON. F. F. BLESSING, T. II. FOOTE, J. L. R. PRATT, CLASS OF ’86 F. II. EDMUNDS, A. J. GALLIEN, W. W. WEMPLE. - - :■ ' r --- - - - = 6 o THE GARNET. •IJdclphic-lgocictg.- - I FOUNDED 1796 , Untts sunt us, OFFICERS . A. B. NASH, P. NEAGLE, - W. M. JUDD, E. MITCHELL, ?. , - - - - - - - Secretary J. W. ADAMS, B. 0 . II., - - - - - - - Treasurer W. K. GILCHRIST, - Engrossing Clerk J. H. SAND, T. W. ALLEN, CLASS OF ' Sj. J. W. ADAMS, L. J. EMERSON, H. F. DePUY, W. K. GILCHRIST, J. CANTINE,Jr., J. H. SAND, A. T. C. HAMLIN, G. W. SHERWOOD, A. B. NASH, J. R. VAN NESS, J. C. WRIGHT, E. H. ADRIANCE, CLASS OF ’84. J. S. BISHOP, E. S. BARNEY, D. BEEKMAN, J. F. DELANEY, J. W. HIGSON, A. H. K. JERVIS, W. M. JUDD, C. A. KITTS, H. G. PORCIIER, R. S. WELLS, W. G. WOOLFORD, , P. NEAGLE, J. G. GREENE, J. B. HUTCHINSON, S. F. LEO. CLASS OF ’8j. A. C. EGLESTON, W. C. MILLS, j. a. McCauley, E. J. WHEELER, S. M. BRANN, W. A. JAYCOX, T. W. ALLEN, W. P. LANDON, S. R. PIERSON, W. F. SHICK, F. BAILEY, E. MTTCHELL, D. L. PARSONS, A. B. BISHOP, A. L. HALSEY, E. TERRILL. CLASS OF ’86. E. S. C. HARRIS, j. c. McIntyre, F. S. RANDALL, F. W. SKINNER. 62 THE GARNET. K. M. A S. of Enion i v ' gjs. tPgo snaJf s cy 5e OFFICERS. JAMES CANTINE,. President J. B. HUTCHINSON, ------ Vice-President H. D. GRISWOLD, - -- -- -- - Secretary Wm. H. VAUGHN,. Treasurer ASSOCIATE MEMBERS. A. EGLESTON, J. R.VAN NESS, E. TERRILL. ACTIVE MEMBERS. PROF. H. E. WEBSTER. CLASS OF ’83. E. H. ADRIANCE, A. B. NASH, JAS. CANTINE, R. MORGAN, J. R. HARDING, J. W. COUNTERMINE, J. W. ADAMS. CLASS OF ’84. D. L. MERRITT, J. W. HIGSON, J. B. HUTCHINSON, E. S. BARNEY. CLASS OF ’8s. P. CADY, W. A. VAUGHN, H. D. GRISWOLD, W. H. ROBINSON. CLASS OF ’86. W. P. LANDON. THE GARNET. 63 l jpidtoricaKfJocieti]. j}£ - FOUNDED OCTOBER II, 1881, President, I. B. PRICE, W. T. D. D. ADDISON, J. CANTINE, Jr., W. M. GILBERT, J. R. HARDING, G. V. P. LANSING, A. T. C. HAMLIN, G. F. ALLISON, J. W. HIGSON, A. C. EGLESTON, MEMBERS. CLASS OF ’ 83 . W. W. BELLINGER, H. F. DePUY, W. K. GILCHRIST, H. C. WOOD, J. W. ADAMS, J. R. VAN NESS. CLASS OF ' 84. R. R. BENEDICT, R. B. McCOWN, C. A. KITTS. CLASS OF ’83. H. H. PHELPS, M. M. SWEETLAND. CLASS OF ' 86. 6 4 THE GARNET. Union President, - Clerk, - J. W. Adams. E . I). Addison. E. H. Adriance . — F. Burton. JJ. M. Countermine H..F. DePuy. W. M. Gilbert. A. T. C. Hamlin... J. C. Hemphill. G. V. P. Lansing... F. W. McClellan... R. E. Morgan. A. W. Ray. G. W. Sherwood... J. R. Van Ness. J. C. Wright. W. W. Bellinger.... R. A. Benedict. J. R. Bolton,. J. Cantine, Jr. R. W. Dent. L. J. Emerson. W. K. Gilchrist.... J. R. Harding. G. S. Hook. J. W. McCauley.... E . C. McElwain... A. B. Nash. J. H. Sand. B. C. Sloan. H. C. Wood. C. E. Franklin. fjollcge fjfcnatc. - REV. GEORGE ALEXANDER - J. CANTINE, Jr SENA TOES. ...New York .Maryland .Pennsylvania .Mississippi .Iowa .Kentucky .Virginia .Minnesota .Colorado .Michigan •.Louisiana .West Virginia .South Carolina .Indiana .California .Kansas .Alabama .Vermont .New Jersey .Rhode Island .Ohio .Tennessee .Wisconsin .North Carolina .Massachusetts .Connecticut .Maine .Delaware .New Hampshire .Georgia .Illinois Texas 1 66 THE GARNET. iTheta-INu-fEp ilon.- GAMMA CHAPTER, 1883 . WILLIAM WHALEY BELLINGER, DANIEL CRIPPEN McELWAIN, JAMES ROBERTSON VAN NESS, IIENRY CHANCELLOR WOOD. 1S84. GEORGE FRANK ALLISON, SHERMAN EDWIN BISHOP, FREDERIC DIXON HALL, CHARLES ADAMS KITTS, JOSEPH WILKIN TAYS, Jr., DOW BEEKMAN, CHARLES ALLEN COCKROFT, ARTHUR II. KASIMIR JERVIS, IIENRY ZACHARIAH PRATT, CHARLES B. TEMPLETON. TV00NOiP ,— - 7 . (=) 7 0 az . A (?cxviD,oy. K, — — saw. r 8 Kip A nxN. Sffoo IIZ. 1885. 2( OK ,GpD]os. EfiXcp - - —1 go. N go fjT- -xE 4 A.[ ]=v— v- Lefl College. THE GARNET. 67 r H 43 m B cta4 Kappa. 3|s-«“ JOHN M. ADAIR. LUTHER R. HARGRAVE. HERBERT C. HINDS, E. C. MURRAY, WILLIAM J. POLLARD, WILLIAM P. WADDELL, SHUREMAN H. WATKINS, EDWARD C. WHITMYRE. PRIZES. WARNER. S. H. WATKINS, - New York City INGHAM. CHAS. TEMPLE, ' Schenectady ALLEN. rst, CIIAS. TEMPLE, - Schenectady 2d, R. I 1 AIRGRIE E, - Schenectady 3d, W. H. VAN BUREN, ■ Mount Vision BLATCHFORD. 1st, J. E. RANSDELL, - Alexandria, La 2d, E. C. WHITMYRE, - Schenectady WOLFE. 1st, G. A. CODWISE, Boston, Mass 2d, E. W. GREENE, New Lebanon COMMENCEMENT STAGE. W. A. WADDELL, Salutatory J. M. ADAIR, Relations of Great Men to Society L. R. HARGRAVE, The Land Question in Ireland H. C. HINDS, - The Historic Sense E. C. MURRAY, - Robert E. Lee W. J. POLLARD, - The Rise of Islam J. E. RANSDELL, The New South . S. H. WATKINS, - Our Country’s Claims upon her Scholars E. C. WHITMYRE, The Principles of the Left Centre A. S. WRIGHT, The Mormon Problem JUNIOR STAGE. D. M. COUNTERMINE, R. W. DENT, A. T. C.‘ HAMLIN, J. R. HARDING, - W. O. LEWIS, - Hope Our Country Free The Irish Rebellions The Colored People Slander of Public Men SOPHOMORE STAGE. D. BEEKMAN, R. R. BENEDICT, C. E. FRANKLIN, J. G. GREENE, - Junior Stage Sophomore Stage, Free Representative Americans Give the Chinese a Chance Modern Martyr The Fate of Liberty PRIZES. ist, j. R. HARDING 2 d, R. W. DENT. - ist, C..E. FRANKLIN 2 d, D. BEEKMAN. THE GARNET. 69 B. C. SLOAN, B. G. CHISOLM, E. MITCHELL, R. H. GIBBES, P. IGLEIIART, Scorer. • ' !M u icaH D eutt. E. MITCHELL, Basso, P. IGLEHART, Tenori. ■ID clta-iPhHChc -IClub. - «‘ " e) 0 FRANK BURTON, W. G. WOOLFORD, JOHN R. HARDING, H. V. MYNDERSE. Quartette Extraordinar J|t - C. C. HALE, G. H. HILL, G. F. PARSONS, S. A. SMITH. 7o THE GARNET. ■Bowe Ball llaaociation.- 1883-DIRECTORS. A. W. RAY, ’83, C. A. COCKROFT, ’84 H. S. JUDSON, ’86. T. G. ADDISON, ’85, UNIVERSITY NINE. D. C. McELWAIN, ’83, A H R JERVIS ’84 j. a. McCauley, ’85, P. NEAGLE. ’84, D. NAYLON. 84, J. F. DELANEY, ’ 0 4 , C. S. STANTON, ’85, E. L. FLETCHER, ’86, W. P. LANDON, ’86. BASE BALL ASSOCIATION. NINE FOR SPRING TERM- 1882 . A. S. ANABLE, p., J. A. McCAULEY, c., D. NAYLON, 1st b., E. E. FORD, 2d b., C. S. STANTON, 3d b., A. A. McMURRAY, s. s., D. S. FLOWER, r. f., D. C. McELWAIN, c. f., J. R. FA 1 RGRIEVE, 1 . f. GAMES. Union vs. Strains.23. 3 “ Cornell... XI “ Hobart. 7. x “ Syracuse Stars. 5. 4 “ Fort Edward Stars. 6. 4 “ Williams. 13. 3 “ Fort Edward Stars. 6. 1 “ Troy Citf. 2.3 “ Atlantics, Brooklyn. 7. 6 Total of Games won.. Total of Games lost.. THE GARNET. EfegARTfl ii C. A. KITTS, Goble , G. F. ALLISON, Pie Fiend, WALLACE FOOTE. Ham Boner, J. W. McCAULEY, Drum Sticker, A. J. GALLIEN, Anything. SLUGGERS. J. A. McCAULEY, WALLACE FOOTE. Delta Shi Quartette. T. R. WOODBRIDGE, ist Tenor, G. V. P. LANSING, ist Bass, C. B. TEMPLETON, II. Z. PRATT, 2d Tenor, F. W. McCLELLAN, ed Bass. E. C. ANGLE. Beta Theta Pi Nimrod . J. R. VAN NESS, A. P. VERMILYE. Quartette Extraordinary. S. E. BISHOP, ist Tenor, F. W. ADAMS, Baritone, A. B. BISHOP, 2d Tenor, A. C. EGLESTON, Bass. SOLOIST. F. D. HALL. THE GARNET. 73 TWEDDIE ” MO-ORE, . SQUELCH ” GALLIEN. TEMP,” FREDDIE” PARMENTER. DENNIS” BENEDICT. ABE ” HAMLIN, “ FAIR ANNIE,” “ JANIE JEFF,” “ MAG,” “ SPIKE” MILLS, 44 BOBBIE ” WANDS, “ SWEETY,” “ DR. JAYCOX,” 44 CRIP” McELWAIN, “ FRANKIE ” BOND. " KIT,” “ PINKEY,” ,4 JULIE.” • tThevCcncordicn i. :j: PUBLISHED MONTHLY. Editor-in-Chief, Business Manager, JOHN R. HARDING, A. ’83 A. T. C. HAMLIN, ’83 ASSOCIATE EDITORS. J. W. HIGSON, ’84, Z. CLARK, ’84 J. H. VEEDER, ’84, E. H. ADRIANCE, ’83, E. MITCHELL, 2 . ’85, T. BAILEY, ’85. 74 THE GARNET. Union College Canoe Club. ! BAYARD WHITE HORNE, C. A. KITTS, B. G. CHISOLM, T. H. FOOTE, WALLACE FOOTE, EVERETT FOWLER, E. L. FLETCHER, J. M. MOSHER. UNIVERSITY CREW. B. G. CHISOLM, C. C. HALE, E. T. PERKINS, T. H. EDMUNDS, A. II. K. JERVIS, WALLACE FOOTE. E. L. FLETCHER, E. W. COURTRIGHT. TUB CHAMPIONS. F. S. PARMENTER, F. Z. ROOKER, D. E. McELWAIN. B. C. SLOAN, H. C. WOOD, FRANK BURTON, f. w. McClellan, J. R. VAN NESS. 76 THE GARNET. A TRAGEDY. DRAMA TIS PERSOXsE. Macbeth, chief of Sophs, | Home a dozen miles from Duncan, cousin ;ypd room-mate of Macbeth, l Schenectady , oji Cen- a Freshman, j tral Railroad. Banquo, Macbeth ' s Lieutenant, Patrick Macduff, 1 T • t Michael Doyle, } Insh cronles ‘ Three Witches, (college widows.) President and Faculty Nine Masked Students. (Scene, Union College and vicinity .) ACT I. SCENE .—College walk Union Street. Pleasant afternoon . Enter three Witches. 1 Witch. When shall we three meet again In sunshine, shade or chance in rain? 2 Witch. When the tedious thinking ' s done, When the ten spot’s lost and won. J Witch. That will not be ere set of sun. Witch. Where the place? 2 Witch. These elms beneath. 3 Witch. At the coming of Macbeth. 1 Witch. I come, oh Bridget ! 2 Witch . Supper calls. THE GARNET. 3 Witch. Anon. All. Soph is foul and Fresh is fair, He’s not so wise, but we don’t care. SCENE II. — Macbeth ' s room , N. C. Macbeth and Dnncan studying. Dun. Ah, good my lord, a Fresh is fresh, mayhap ; And yet ’twere better thus a thousand fold Than to be sickish, stale like long-drawn beer, We both are calves ; we frisk and gambol here, In one broad meadow, and we differ not, Except, perchance, in this ; you sw ell your girth With one more year of nibbling here than I, Ape not the portly ; you’re not yet an ox With all your puffing. Mac. Cheek, you’ve got. I trow, And great enough to grace the full-grown swine And not the milk-fed gruntling. But my name Is Patrick Dennis ; if it thin not fast, You’ll learn, I take it, our good custom soon. Dun. Ay, ’chance I’ll learn them if my father fails, The stated stipend ; and then I perforce Economize and let my wash-bills run To buy my cigarettes, and even cheat The contribution-box to buy my beer. I shall have learned them, when some simp’ring siss Craves all my time, and, for my pains, I win Your name, “ euphonious “ Old Flunky Flunk,” ’ I shall have learned them, when- [Exit hastily. Mac. Infernal cheek! Cut most unkindcst! Wound of wantonness ! Can this be I ! the noblest of them all? Who, at the head of scarce a dozen horns, Have faced the fiercest Freshman in his den, 73 THE GARNET. And forced him on his knees to beg his life, And made him sing his simjde nurs’ry songs Amid our storms of toots and yells “ Oh Frosh ! ” j Can this be I ! the prince of Delta Q.’s Who oft, at dead of night, with masked crew Have blanket-tossed the sprawling Freshman high, And soothed his sores and sobs with copious pails Of pure, cold water, fresh from Jackson’s spring ? Can this be I ? thus bearded in my den By thrice the freshest Freshman of them all ?— [Ex it. SCENE TIT.—College walk , Union Street. The three Witches enter , Macbeth and Banquo. Mac. I tell you, Banquo, all my temper’s gone, By Fresh, before, I never was so cheeked. He is my room-mate, else, full long ago I would have taught the boy his proper place. Ban. Well, teach him now ; your duty—What are these So withered and so wild in their attire That look not like the inhabitants o’ the earth, And yet are on it ? Live you ? or are you aught What man may question ? You seem to understand and By each at once her choppy finger laying Upon her skinny lips ; you should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. Mac. Speak, if you can ; what are you ? 1 Witch. All hail, Macbeth ! hail to thee, chief of Sophs ! 2 Witch. All hail, Macbeth ! hail to thee, Butt of Blun¬ ders ! THE GARNET. 79 Il ll J Witch. All hail, Macbeth ! hereafter king of Laugh- stocks. Ban. My boy, why do you sta r t and seem to fear Things that do sound so fair? T the name of truth, Are ye fantastical, or that indeed Which outwardly ye show ? my noble partner You greet with present grace and great prediction Of noble having and of royal hope, That he seems rapt withal ; to me you speak not, If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear Your favors nor your hate. Witch. Hail! 2 Witch. Hail ! J Witch. Hail! 1 Witch. Lesser than Macbeth and greater. 2 Witch. Not so happy, yet much happier. J Witch. Thou shalt create a king of Laughing-stocks, Though thou thyself be none, Macbeth and Banquo, Hail ! Witch. Banquo and Macbeth, all hail! Mac. I know I’m chief of Sophs by Siriels shipping ; But how the Butt of Blunders? Is he not Within the Freshman Class, a booby soft ? And to be king of Laughing-stocks stands not Much nearer, in the prospect of belief. Ban. They’re luny. Come, I have a little scheme I think wiil fit your case beyond your dreams. {Exeunt. So THE GARNET. SCENE IV. — Macbeth ' s room. Macbeth alone , half studying half reflecting. Mac. It were a righteous recompense for him, To do as Banquo says ; assist some night To whirl this freshling from our den away Some several miles and leave him in his shirt To shift and shiver back and ask our grace. If it were done, when ’tis done, then ' twere well, If it were done quickly ; if the clever trick Could trammel up the finding out and catch With his surcease success. Would but this game Might be the be-all and the end-all here— But here, within this room and den of mine, I ' d jump the row to come when I go home And meet my Freshman ' s governor and my own, But in this case there would be judgment here If Duncan found me out; for he is tough And full as tall and hard of hit as I. And truly too he’s here in double trust ; First he’s my cousin and his daddy holds A thumping mortgage on my daddy ' s farm ; Strong both against the deed we meditate, Then he’s my room-mate, knows my ins and outs, Can dose my bottle when my back is turned, Can lend my ponies, my umbrella too, And pay me for my prank a thousand ways. Besides, this Duncan has sustained himself In all his work, and done it all so straight, His string of i o spots, in a chorus strong, Will plead like beggars, brazen-tongued, against The deep damnation of his taking off, And Freshmen, like to naked, new-born babes, Striding their horses, or fair Prex’s zeal, Pricking the Profs, to sterner discipline, Will make the horrid deed a horrid bore THE GARNET. In shape of double work, I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, for sure Most calm consideration pleads against The deep damnation of his taking off, Eriter Ban quo. Ban . Whose taking off, my lord ? methought I heard Some utterance like it. Mac. Duncan. Ban. Whither, then ? Mac. To Scotia or beyond, as you proposed, In dead of night with but his night-gown on, But we’ll proceed no further in the business. He hath badgered me of late ; but I’ve received A notice of probation ; why, is blind, Except Tve lately stayed in nights too much, In prudence though, such honors should be worn With meekest penitence. Ban. Was the threat drunk Wherein you spoke yourself? hath it slept since ? And wakes it now to look so green and pale At what it did so freely ? From this time, Such I account thy grit, ait thou afraid To be the same in thine own ace and valor As thou art in desire. Wouldst thou have that Which thou esteem’st the boss joke of thy life And live a coward in thy class-esteem Letting “ I dare not ” wait upon “ I would,” Like the poor cat i’ the adge ? Mac . Prithee peace ; I dare do all that fits a Sophomore ; Who dares do more is none. Ban . What beast was’t then That made you break this enterprise to me? When you complained this “ freshest of the Fresh ” 82 THE GARNET. Made you bring half the water, build the fire A good round half, and told enough else wrong So that my Sophomoric blood did boil. Nor help nor time was then at hand, and yet You sighed for both ; but now when I have come I o tell you nine tough men await your beck You back square out. I have been stuck and know How tender ’tis to cuss the Profs, that sticks me ; How sweet to fizzle Alec just to mark The heav’nly rapture of his wrinkling smile ; To spout my piece to gentle Lamoroux— Joys all are these, and yet I’d spurn them all— I’d cat a jar of Webster’s pickled worm 3 ; I’d make a chapel twice in every week ; I’d buss gaunt Lizzy square upon the lips ; I’d swegr that analytics are immense, Had I so sworn as you have done to this. Mac. If we should fail ? Ban. We fail ! but screw your grit, Hard to the sticking-place and we’ll not fail. When Duncan is asleep—whereto the more Some long night’s polling soundly shall invite him— What cannot our stout crew perform upon H is dainty wrists and ankles, bracelet-wise ? What not insert to still his tell-tale tongue ? You warm not to the project; but I’m bound The shame of tolerating such broad cheek Rest not with me ; for though your Freshmen were A brazen-sinewed lion, tiger-fierce, With claws like Perkins’ puns, he ' d not escape, When once our Delta Q.’s had grappled him, Then touch it not and keep yonr fingers white— For plainly some brain-spectre pales your will— But when our knock at mid-night greets your door, Just snore away and let the Freshman come THE GARNET. §3 To open up, and then—I ' ll not pollute Your virgin soul with my black plottings ; be In hand and conscience just as nearly pure, As ever lived a Sophomore demure, What do you say ? Mac. Lead forth sheer devils only, For your undaunted mettle should command The devil’s own. Whene’re your coming falls — And let it fall on whatsoever night It seems you good ; for Duncan is a boy Who minds his mother and stays in o’ nights— I’ll only sle p as if our Prex’s prayers Were floating o’er my sense at chapel-time ; I’ll lie and sleep and nothing more ; for mind, Good Banquo, if I should lend further aid Than sleeping, to this job, I’d fail far worse, If something broke, than all our gang together. Ban. I’ll take your word and ask no explanation. I’ve learned you, and I b’lieve when you turn soft And shirk your honest duty towards a Fresh, We’ll find his brimstone majesty in prayer, And honest penitence and tubs ot tears Before the idol, ’ hind our Hippodrome, Sleep, sleep, but sleep, and all is well. So long. [Exit.] Mac. You bet I’ll sleep for all I’m worth, old bow ’Twere shipping sure as shot, if I were nabbed, And, home, the gov’noFs cane would interview My valient rear, and mother’s slipper too ; And Lizzy’s tears (she’s just dead gone on Duncan) Would make a freshet over half the town, And I’d be hung for arson as the cause. Macbeth, my lad, now mind, be sure and sleep. Enter Duncan with a bunch of keys and a letter in his hand. Dim. Well, coz, I’m back again but not to stay, 84 THE GARNET. I take the next train homeward ; father writes He wants to see me for an hour or so On private business ; if you want to send A message to your folks, right happy I, As lowly Freshman to his ' lofty lord. To be its bearer. Mac. [Aside] Wants excuse to call And spoon awhile with Sis. [To Duncan .] No, Freshy dear, No " simp’ring sis” should turn your feet away From books and business. I declare I’ll tell My sister your tart speech next time I write. And ask her how she likes the terms you have For such as she. Dun. Well, write your letter now ; I ’ll wait and take it. Mac. Take me for a fresh ! Dun. Then I must put myself to serious pains To see your sister, sure, this very day. And parry your deft blow before ’tis struck. Mac. Oh frisky freshling, freshest of the Fresh, Flow gamesome are your gambols for to gaze at! Dun. I ’m fresh, I know, and glory in my freshness; But we ’ll not quar’l about it ; then good bye, I shall return upon the mid-night train. [Exit, leaving keys on the table. Macbeth picks them up.] Mac. [Smiling.] They ’re Duncan’s, and keys of the (royal castle. Drug the porter, keep the drawbridge up, And what a plight his highness will be in When he returns ! I ’ll let him thump a while And wonder what the devil he’s to do, Before I ’ll let him in ; and then I will. I think he ’s mashed on sissy too, as well As she on him ; but I don’t care ; he’ll be A Sophomore some day, and quite worth while If • ill THE GARNET. 85 • - ■ ■■ . = V For any girl to catch ; be ’s got the rocks ; Is handsome as they grow ; is full of health ; Has got more muscle than I wish he had, And runs an infant class in Sunday school ; In fact, he’s quite a model—but he’s fresh. That Banquo is a brick. He’s done the thing I meant he should-; for, while ’t was only right The Freshman should be taken off and left, I did not like the job; the Faculty Are geese enough to follow single file The way the gander leads ; the gander is The one first off; if Webb plays gander, then Poof, Price and Pinkey, Whitey, Alec, Perk Make humble tracks behind, most perfect geese. If Poof, leads off, obedient geese are then Perk, Price and Pinkey, Whitey, Alec, Webb ; If Price plays gander, then the geese become Webb, Perk and Pinkey, Whitey, Alec. Poof. Shuffle and shake them as your soul sees fit, The first-drawn Dads, the rest are proper geese ; The leader hisses, all the geese then hiss ; The leader flaps his downy wings, all flap ; The leader charges on a prowling dog, Or takes to water at a furious bull, All charge or take to water, just ns he. Now I ’m afraid our faultless Faculty Won’t take to water for the crowd that’s caught A dev’ling Duncan ; and if, ' chance, they charge At once, as sure they will, if charge they do— Well I would just as lief be somewhere else As in the gang they charge on ; then my part Shall be to bend each corporal agent to The feat of sleeping with a cloudless conscience. - v That is a feat; but yet, Macbeth, your grit Did never fail you on such occasion yet. [.Distant thunder . Curtain .] - - - - —- --- | S6 the garnet. ACT II. SCENE I. The same; dark except during lightning which shows at intervals Macbeth in bed asleep. Loud thunder and a knock at the door. Macbeth, [asleep] Macbeth, Macbeth, beware of Poof. [Knocking continues. I L ° | Macbeth [asleep ]wake Duncan with thy knocking ! [ Thunder , Loud knocking. Mac. [zuaking] Our darling P ' reshy has returned. How (long, I wonder, has the child been pounding there? I ’ll sell him cheap ; I ’ll fasten back the catch, Then back to bed again, and snore as if The world’s salvation hung upon my snore ; And when he finds at last ' the door ajar, And thinks his thumping has been needless, then Pie ’ll sell so cheap I’ll mail him home to Sis ' All wrapped in tissue paper, marked “ With Care.” [Steals softly to the door , fastens back the catch and turns. Wind blows the door zvide open. Nine masked students rush on him from behind , gag and bind him struggling , and drag him off. Sound of rapidly driven vehicle dies in the distance. Thunder and vivid lightning. SCENE II—Road beyond Scotia. Large tree by the road- |j side. Thunder and lightning with occasional dashes of rain. Vehicle with nine masked students drives up. They lay Macbeth partially freed on his back in the road and drive rapidly away Students (in the distance) Here Freshy, Freshy, Fresh ! Come Freshy, Fresh ! Mac. [loosening, ungaging himself and rising] This is a pickle ? spectral feature show, THE GARNET. 87 From this exposure! you I reckon naught. You are not worthy ; to be thus is nothing, But to be safely thus. Our fears stick deep In Banquo—in his risibility, And in his drollery of nature reigns That I do fear. ‘Tis over-much he dares, And from that dauntless temper of his mind Ere long he’ll badger Duncan with this trick— When Duncan proves he was not in his room, Then who, but me, was he they outraged thus? There’s none but him whose prying I do fear ; And under him my peace of mind is flushed, As it is said, our Prex’s was by Webb, [Rain begins to fall heavily. Heavy thunder a7id sharp lightning. Figure moves from behind and pauses under the trce. Mac. He chid the college widows, when the) flung - The name of King of Laughing-stocks at me And bade them speak to him ; then prophet-like They hailed him father of this mighty mix ; Upon my head they put a dunce’s cap And put this reputation in my gripe ; P ' or “Butt of Blunders” am I now I see, And “King of Laughii g-stocks” shall surely be. For Banquo’s laughing is my night-gown mussed ; For that the squirming Duncan have I played, Put ducats in the fist of some M. D., Only for that; and my Soph-dignity Given to the common enemy of Sophs To make them laugh—the gawky Freshman laugh, How gape the heav’ns and vomit hell ! and roll Deep-throated thunders from the yawning dark ! Like Whity’s admonition when I flunk Greek derivations. I must git [he gits. Of fevers, quinsies, cold and racking coughs SS the GARNET. ACT III. SCENE .— Winky s. Macbeth pale , with blood-shot eyes sipping hot sling at a table . Macduff and Doyle at bar , smoking pipes and occasionally pouring whiskey in their glasses f rom bottle between them. Macd. Be jabbers, Moik, if yiz had only sane What oi did yister-noit, ye’d been so whoit Ye ' d naded soay no more for all yer loif. Boyle. Faith, Pat, that wad bin foine ; but troot to tell ’Twad saved me no expinse. What was it sure ? Macd. Well, Moik, ’twas worse nor mid-noit when oi lilt Me Mary Ann (she is me gurrul, ye know), Un whin oi got well nigh to Scotia, faix ! The rain swashed down and made it moist as whin The wimmen dump their suds on washing day, Oi ran beneet a three besoid the roud Un prayed the Howly Vargin fur a slack. It war not very long afore oi said, “ Ah, Pat, me bi, be aisy ’gin ye hare “ Some other sound than sousing of the suds, An see what is far worse nor lQitninV’ Whist! Wid that oi raised me hid, un, Moik, me lad, Me blood stud just as cowld as oiced champagne. Thare in the roud it stud skeerse tin yards off— A gaust, me bi ! a thruly livin gaust ! Be dad ! how quick oi dhropped upon the ground Un kivered up me oiz! oi fared the froit Wad hare me heart bate, for it pounded so, Jist loik the big dhrum in the Mozart band. [observing Macbeth ' s interest partially addresses him] i hen whin it loitened once agin, I paped, Un, gintlemin, of all the fareful soights! Sich saucer bloody oiz, such horrid jaws— They’d scoop a cabbage-head widout a squake, Un sich a nauze too, be the howly pow rs! The murtherinest, the most unclanest soight. Mac. [makingfor Macduff] Lay on Macduff! and damned be he Who first cries— Winky. [rushing from behind the bar) Boleeze ! Boleeze ! I don t vas going doo bermit ein such wow on mine premises ! [Curtain.] ACT IV. SCER’E .—Registrar s office. Faculty meeting. President Profs. Lamoroux , Price , Webster , Staley , Wells , Perkins , Pearson , Alexander , Whitehorn and Ashmore . Seated about the President and Prof Lamoroux i?i foreground Macbeth at the bar. Mac. [aside] Congratulate yourself, Macbeth, our Prex And Lamoroux, both as girls are soft of heart. Be penitent and promise better things, And you are safe, I do believe. Students, [outside and distant singing] Prexy had a little Lamm Who loved his Prexy so, That everywhere that Prexy went There went the Lammy—oh ! Pres. What’s that ? Prof. L. It sounds to me much like a student row. Students, [nearer singing] Lammy had a little Prex Who loved his Lammy so, That everywhere that Lammy went There Prex was sure to go. Pres. Prof. Lamoroux, let’s forth and quell This singing meeting. 90 THE GARNET. Prof. L. Ay, ay, sir, straight. [ exeunt Pres, and Prof. L. Afac. [aside] Confound it ! thus one often pays for friends Who ve too much zeal. I’m to the mercy left Of that grim Norseman Staley. Students, [near, outside | Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! U-n-i-o-n- Hikah! Hikah ! Hikah ! eighty-five-e-e-s. Prof. S. Macbeth ! Afac. Most worthy Dean ! Prof S. We’ve heard sad things of you. d hey say that you, this morning, soundly beat A certain one Macduff in a saloon Called Winky’s, somewhere here in town. First, why Were you, my boy, in such a wicked place? Mac. [aside] Now cheek and grit and not too much truth, Alone can give you half a chance. Speak up. [ To the b acuity] My class in Sunday School propose to go A-picnicing to Indian ladder soon ; But lacking funds I took upon myself To raise a small subscription for the thing, So went to Winky’s to procure his name Since I had heard he favored Sunday Schools. Prof. Web. [aside] Mention that d o those bold soldier-sailors, called marines. Prof. S. Ah ! very good, my little man, but why Did you assault Macduff; or was that too In favor of your class in Sunday School ? Mac. No, but to meet an insult; Duty bade Me take the step I did ; and Honor too. Prof. Web. Westminster’s catechism says not so. Prof. Wells. I do not think St. Paul ordained it thus. Afac , Besides, the wild Hibernian besmirched The dignity of sacred things. Profs all. How so ? THE GARNET. 91 Mac. He grossly pictured out a spirit. Prof. St. How? Mac. His language was too foul for me to use. Prof. Web. [aside] Pure youth ! Prof Whit. Pray tell us, was the spirit good or evil ? Mac. It fits me not to say. Prof Alex. But still you must Or else we cannot judge of your defense ; For evil spirits have no sacred rights. Prof. S. Was this poor ghost some relation of yours, That thus you angered when it was abused ? Mac. You jest, most worthy Dean, but be assured The matter lies too near my heart for jest. Prof. Per. Well, then, no joking, tell the pedigree Of this ere ghost or what d’ye call it, so When all is said and done we best can judge Whether to keep or ship you, don’t you see. Mac. [aside] He’s full of business, ain’t he, as a Jew, [to Prof P.J I can’t, Professor. PtoJ. S. That ' s enough. [Faculty consult.] Prof S. Macbeth ! Mac. [abruptly] Sir ? Prof S. We conclude there’s something wrong some¬ where. You struck Macduff, sane, drunk or crazy ; now, If sane that settles it ; if drunk, that nails Your act the tighter, and if crazy, still, You need the more our fond solicitude, I We think upon the whole, in charity, An aberration of your tender mind, Has caused peculiar conduct on your part. We, therefore, give you leave to go and see Your mother, feed on simple fare, Take copious draughts of milk without the stick, 9 THE GARNET. And stay until we send for you ; and mind. Do not return until we send for you, Mac. [aside, moving out] All human greatness is but empty show, And Sophomoric glories melt like April snow. Curtain , slow music . The Burning of Schenectady. p THE GARNET. 93 •4Sacta foHInVedtiqation.-f ••Read, mark, learn and inwardly digest.” Who is the manager of the campus cattle ranch ? Who is it than runs the essay-condenser ? What induces Prex to attend chapel this year ? Why build a hospital and discharge the physician ? Where did the Professor’s proboscis acquire its lurid tint ? Why put the initials H. A. P. on Washburn Memorial Hall? Can any one discover the corner-stone of the lodge in the back wood ? Would not a white elephant be a fitting symbol to sur¬ mount the dome of Memorial Hall? Could not College Hill furnish the best rider for the ani¬ mal ? Would not the rider’s position be more satisfactorily con¬ spicuous than if, mounted on a pony, he should prick the vulgar plain below ? Why not add the Idol to the Statuary (?) in Memorial Hall ? Who will next subscribe $45,000 that the college may build another Porch ? Why not have the engineers practice tunnelling by making rear entrances to the college through the ash- heaps ? Are the Saturdays and Sundays of scientific students the legitimate prey of Sophomore and P ' reshman drafting If a man’s soul is worth but a ten-spot, what is his com¬ mon sense worth ? 94 THE GARNET. Has the Prof, ol Chemistry any business to wear a felty umbrella for a hat, without consulting the Freshmen ? In reacting from the one extreme of demoralization from | too little work, have not matters at Union almost reached | the other extreme of demoralization from too much ? When you coax a friend to sign a letter flowing with fulsom flattery of yourself, would it not, at least, be prudent to coax him to write the body of the letter also ? Are college exercises suspended on election day, prayer clay and Washington’s Birthday, only that students may catch up with their essays and orations. When you separately meet each of two opposed cham¬ pions and flatter each for his superiority over the other, I would not even horse-wit suggest that you instruct the aforesaid champions not to compare notes ' What is it ? “ In consequence of the consideration of standing of stu¬ dents and recent injury to college property, you are hereby notified that you are on probation subject to such penalties as mav be ordered by the Faculty or Corporation. By order of the President, (Signed), E. M. Jenkins, Registrar Why are the portraits of Profs. Whitehorne and Pierson, Dr. Backus and Judge Platt Potter, which formerly hung in the chapel, now turned face to the wall so high up in Mem- I orial Hall? THE GARNET. 95 Satire should, like a polished razor keen, Wound with a touch that’s scarcely felt or seen. " EDITORS. •• Let there be gall enough in thy ink. though thou write with a goose pen—no matter. " ’ 83 . Adr-nc-.—“ Framed in the prodigality of nature. B-ll-ng-r.—“ I am not in the roll of common men.” Em-rs-n. — “ I would the Gods had made thee poetical.” S-nds,—“ ’Tis education forms the tender mind.” H-ml-n.—“ Oh, that deceit should steal such gentle shapes, And with a virtuous vizor hide deep vice.” B-lt-n.—“ There is a proud modesty in merit.” B-rt-n.—“ But in the way of a bargain, mark ye me, I’ll cavill on the ninth part of a hair.” McElw-n.—“Thou villain base, know’st thou not me by my clothes ? ” 96 THE GARNET. Sh-rw-d.—“ I will take some savage woman, She shall rear my dusky race.” Fr-nkl-n.—“ Lacking a tongue.” 84 . L-o.—“ The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape.” J-dd.—“ Deep versed in books and shallow in himself.” P-rm-nt-r—“ The young Astyanax the hope of Troy.” N-gl-.—“ His very foot has music in ’t As he comes up the stairs.” McC-w-n.—“ Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.” Ph -1 p.—“One Pinch, a hungry lean-faced villain, A mere anatomy.” R-rk-r.—“The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.” M-r-, 1 ' . YV.—“ Oh, that he were here to write me down —an ass.” D-l-y. — “ Hell trembled at the hideous man.” B-n-d ct.—“The loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind.’’ Cl-rk.—“Straining harsh discords and unpleasing sharps.” V-n A-k-n.-—“Though I am old, I am strong and lusty.” Y-ng.—“ A man of Plots. ” J-rv-s.—“ I will never use tobacco, no, it is a filthy weed.” K-mp.—“ He grinned, he cackled and laughed till he was like to kill himself.” W-lls.—“Wisdom personified and sawed off.” - ’ 85 . C-fif-n.—“ Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much, such men are dangerous.” D-fif-.—“ All hell broke loose.” M-tch- 11 .—“ Aldeborontiphoscophornis ! THE GARNET. Where left you Chononhotonthologos ? ” G-bb-s.—“ How dangerous it is that this man goes loose.” Gr-t. — “ Hands promiscuously applied, Round the slight waist or down the glowing side.” , H-tch-ns-n. — Martin, if dirt was trumps, what hand you would hold.” Igl-h-rt.—“ I’ve lived and loved.” Y-t-s.—“Who steals my purse steals trash.” McC-rth-.—“ Beauty is but a vain, a doubtful good.” S-v-rs-n.—“ I have a man ' s mind, but a woman’s might.” P-rs-ns.—“ A progeny of learning.” Br-n.—He had a face like a benediction.” B-rh-dt. — “The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.” McCl-mph-.—“ Egregiously an ass.” J-c-x.—“ With what a majesty he bears himself.” Sm-th.—“ For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors to my blood.” B-nd.—“ But who is this ? Female of sex it seems.” M-lls.—“ For water swells a man and what a thing should I have been when I had been swelled.” L-w-ld.—“ Shylock is my name.” T-rr- 1 .—“ Like to a bull.” P-rk-ns.—“ His mood was often like a fiend.” B-ll-y.—“ How like a fawning publican he looks.” Add-s-n.—“Grossly familiar.” M-ns- 11 .—“ I must go to the barber, monsieur, for me- thinks I am marvelous hairy about the face and I am such a tender ass that if my hair do but tickle me I must scratch.” W-nds.—“ It behooveth me now to comport myself with a dignity befitting my exalted position as a society man. 9 S THE GARNET. J 86. • O, all ye green things upon the earth.” Sh-bl-.—“ He was a man Of an unbounded stomach ’ Sh-ck.—“That fellow seems to me to possess but one idea and that is a wrong one.” Wh-l-r.—“ His cogitative faculties immersed In cogibundity of cogitation.” Angl-.—“ A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing.” Fl-tch-r.—“Fresh as the bridegroom, and his chin new reaped, Shew’d like a stubble land at harvest time.” W-dbr-dg-.—“Oh, how ' this discord do afflict my soul.” P rs-n. —“ Great Scott ? ? ?” C-s-.—“ Patience and shuffle the cards.” C-1-.—“ The Lord made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.” Bl-ss-ng.—“ As chaste as unsullied snow.” S-l-sb-r-.—“ Now he’ll outstare the lightning.” J-cks-n. — “ What! do they think me such a milky boy ? ” L-ll-r.—“ I cannot hide what I am.” In looking over certain records of the college lor the last few years, we have found some contributions or be¬ quests which have not, to our knowledge, teen published, and therefore we have determined to print them. In do¬ ing this we would assure the donors that this omission has been merely an over-sight and not a premedited crime. The following is a complete list of all bequests with the names of the donors: Bills of certain members of the classes of 1882, 1883, 1884 and 1885 for services rendered in repairing the walk leading from South Col¬ lege to Blue Gate.$ 50,000 00 Bill of same members of the classes of ’82, ’83, ’84 and ’85 :or damages to their characters caused by unfounded suspicions, . 100,000 00 Bill of Tr-p for assisting the boboys in their jobs. 1,000 00 Bill of Brown Smith, plumbers, for steam ap¬ paratus employed in heating (?) Memorial Hall . 10,000 00 Bill of Mrs. McGinnis for furnishing pies for Alumni Dinner. 1,000 00 Bill of Wm. Hogan for transferring certain ac¬ counts. 250,000 00 Bill of Col. Pickett for repairing Parks and Buildings. 5,000 00 Second edition of same bill of Col. Pickett for repairing Parks and Buildings. 5,000 00 Bill of Otto F. Gillis for procuring contributions 20,000 00 Bill of certain instructors in Public Schools for providing amusements for small boys. 100,000 00 Aggregate of bills of different students for art¬ istic decorations on College Walls and Pas¬ sages. 58,000 00 Total, - $600,000 00 Q. E. D. THE GARNET. 4Eabled.«f 7 ; BY CHAT. Now, when Aesop, Jr., had come in, thrown aside his toga and not being able to find his clay pipe, had borrowed a cigarette, he cocked his feet upon the table and proceeded as follows : THE FABLE OF THE OPENING NIGHT. A student hearing that on a certain night a billiard room would be opened to the public, and that players would not be charged, strolled in thinking it an excellent opportunity to practice fancy shots. After completely satisfying his desires, he was presented by the landlord with a bill of $3.75 and, in consequence, was obliged to leave that amount, due his washerwoman, as a memento. Moral. — Carry a St. Jacob’s Oil Almanac with you when attempting to take advantage of opening nights. FABLE OF THE STUDENTS AND THE COP. On the evening of Cremation two students were devising a plan whereby they would seize the cops and inhumanly slaughter them. One of the latter, red-headed species, happened to be standing near by and hauled both warlike students up on a charge of conspiracy. Thus it happened that the disciples of Socrates and Gillespie left their per¬ sonal property and small change behind them. Moral. —Walls have ears and policemen sometimes wear citizen’s dress. THE GARNET. THE TABLE OF THE TWO UNRIGHTEOUS STUDENTS. A couple of students who roomed together did not observe the law commanding them to attend church twice every Sunday. Now it happened that a professor asked one in regard to their attendance, and he replied : ‘‘Certainly, sir, ij we both attend every Sabbath.” Happening to meet the other student the professor inquired likewise of him and the latter answered, “ I am sorry to say it, sir, but we never go.” i,i Moral. —Put down your denomination as Home Baptist and then the truth will be natural. THE FABLE OF THE UNCUT BOOK. A student, when calling on one of the divine maidens, who inhabit the city below the temple of learning, was en¬ tertained with a description of a lovely new novel which she had been reading. After describing the heroine “who was too lovely for anything,” and the hero “ who was per¬ fectly grand, 5 in compassion for his ignorance she offered to loan it to him. The student, calling the next day for the book, received it from her mother, the intellectual damsel being out, but upon perusal he found that only the pages of the first chapter had been cut. Moral. —Don’t imagine for a moment that a woman does 1 not know- At this point the man on the next floor began to sing, ‘ The Babies on our Block,” while the fellow across the hall struck up “ Home Sweet Home ” on the banjo ; all of the audience who were still alive departed in haste. THE GARNET. YVebsterian collection of (hum)bugs Beekmani dus, ------ Chamus Cockroftus , ------ Orthopetros Delaneyxxs, • ------ Gallinaceus Greene ris, ------ Pedicellus Harvey us, - - Pharochcerus Htgsorixs, ------ Troglodytis Hutchison us, ------ Mephitis Jyrvisis, ------- Canarius Kemp is, ------ Acanthocephalos Z nis, ------- Psittacidus Macownis, ------- Onmiverous Pfnllipus, - - - , - - Brachyurus Vanaukem s, ------ Hirundo Vecderis, ------ Gregarinus Wellsis, ------- Tunicatus The above specimens will be pickled, in order to prevent their decomposition, and will be assigned positions in the museum. THE GARNET. °3 JJolonel’A Jpoliloquy.-f - “Tis the Colonel who sits on the chapel steps, With his head in his hands, with his head in his hands; Forty fathoms deep in reflection, is he, Nor hears he, nor fears he, who over him stands, But he pours forth his soul in soliloquy, ’Twixt a sigh and a moan, in a hoarse undertone. ‘ I have counted a score of long years and more, “ Since I came to tend things on the hill, “ And a parson would swear at what I have to bear, “ But the Lord knows that I never will. “ I have puttied a hundred large-sized window lights “ Since peep of dawn to-day ; “ And I’ve carried the pump to the quadrangle back, “ But I’m blest if I b’lieve ’twill stay ; “ I ' ve let loose a calf from its jail, No. 4, “ (Which the Sophs shut in there for a lark), “ Where it bellowed all night for its mother, in fright, “ Like a Freshman, afraid of the dark, “ And I’ve—but what’s the use of exciting my soul! “ This has always been thus in the past, “ And from what I can see I have got cause to think “ That this same state of matters will last— “ That the Freshman will be persecuted, poor soul ! “ Till in milk his great grief he drowns deep ; THE GARNET “ And the towny will yearn for the devil to turn All his cows in our pasture to sleep. “ And the typical Soph will be typical fool “ And will swear wrong, from him , is all right, “ And, a chick but just hatched, he will sneer at the shell, “ That once kept his thin plumage from sight. “ And the Junior will loaf with his lexicons closed, “ And his polling a tale that is said ; “ But he’ll toil like a Turk for to bring on a rush — “ Not a rush of sound brains to his head, “ And the Senior, unsettled in all that he learned “ When a child at his good mother’s knee, “ Will ponder the question, a thousand times turned, “ Whether God made this footstool, or he, “ Ves, 1 s’pose things will go in a similar way “ All the rest of my pilgrimage through ; “ For the boys will be boys—’tis the best I can say ‘ ' Morning, Dominie, how do you do ! ” BADGES. Burgess. 5 BARBERS. De Keiter. 26 BAKERY. Vienna . 22 BILLIARDS. Dumray Farrell. 7 Secoy. 20 BOOKS, Barhydt. 14 Bender. 22 Gray. 6 Moir. 10 S were. 19 BOOTS AND SHOES. Devine. 7 Glass. 15 Lines. 15 Palmatier. 26 Schumacher. 27 Van Epps. 20 CATERER. Wright. 4 CIGARS. Baum. 15 CLOTHIERS. See Tailors. Davis. 7 Gross. .... iii Holtzman. 13 Wilson Gross . 6 COAL. McMullen. 15 Van Slyck. 9 CONFECTIONERY. Chapman. 19 Huyler. 11 Schumacher. 10 DENTIST. Gray.. 17 Gross. 18 DICTIONARY. Webster’s. 28 DRY GOODS. Barney. 24 Reeves. 14 DRUGGISTS. Davis. 16 Hanson. 25 Veeder. 31 ENGRAVING. Gavitt Quayle 9 3 EXPRESS. Pickett. 23 FURNISHING GOODS. Killip. 20 Van Gaasbeek. 21 Vincent. 26 Wjod Bros. 21 FURNITURE. Brown. 22 Yates. 22 GROCERS. Reese Hartley. 24 Walker Mairs. 10 HATS. Boughton. i Clute. 30 Latham. 4 HOTELS. Carley. ii Delevan. 16 Globe. 24 Grand Union. iv Mansion . 13 Merchants. 13 Troy. ii JEWELERS. Mix. 12 Myers . 15 Sanders . 25 MUSIC. Cluett. 32 Hidleys. i Wendells . 12 Young. 21 MEDICINE. Catarh. . 29 PLUMBERS. Dakin. 17 PENS. Gillotts. 28 PAINTS. Engleman . 26 PHOTOGRAPHS. Notman. 31 Pach. ' . 6 Powers. 25 Veeder. 23 RESTAURANT. Barhydt. 17 Beverwyck ... . 19 Buskerk. 30 Winsdor. 18 Y. M. C. A . 13 Wiencke . 27 SPORTING. Paddock. 18 STOVES. Diment . 27 Vrooman. 30 SURVEYOR’S INSTRU¬ MENTS. Gurley. 8 TAILORS. Davis. 25 French. . ii Feldman. 23 Goetz . 4 King. i McHugh Husk. 8 O’Neil. 9 Stoops. 19 " THE 1 ” HATTER, NO. 558 BROADWAY, Opposite Delevan House, - ALBANY, N. Y. Agency for DUNLAP CO. ' S HATS. oo:£t:r,-A-:d gcetz, MERCHANT TAILOR, AND DEALER IN Foreign and Domestic Woolen Goods, 85 Centre Street, - - SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Perfect Fit and Good Work Guaranteed. CLASS SUPPERS. L.+G.xBURGESS , xS 0 Nx + 60 .,i MANUFACTURERS OF COLLEGE FRATERNITY BADGES. We call particular attention to our line of FINE BADGES, set in Pearls, Rubies, Emeralds, Sapphires and Dia¬ monds, which are unsurpassed for beauty and durability, and are, As First-Class Goods, At Very Reasonable Prices. For more than thirty years we have made the manufac¬ ture of BADGES a specialty. Our productions, made by skilled artisans, and having the latest improvements, meet with universal favor. We guarantee all our goods to be as represented by us. Correspondence solicited. BfOe JL m SNkeg, ALBANY, N. Y. 42 44 StateSt.. ALBANY, N.Y. Always for sale on favorable terms a general assortment of BOOKS In various departments of Literature, as well as stationery ip mnw books. COLLEGE BOYS ' HEAD-QUARTERS. WILSON - c G-KOSS, MANUFACTURERS AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Jy % 4 QO and 4Q2 BROAD WA V and 26 MAIDEN LANE , George P. Wilson. A Li BA N )f 5 N ■ Y « James H. Gross. 3-. " W. PACH, PHOTOG1APH IB, It. M BROADWAY, Cor. 1 M, M ML -•»♦♦♦-»- PHOTOGRAPHER FOR Columbia, ’7%, ’79, ’8o, 8i, ’82, ’83. Harvard, ’78, ’79, ’82, ’83. Yale, ’78, ’79, ’8o, ’8i, ' 83. Yale, S. S. S., ‘82, ’83. Smith, ’82. U. S. Military Academv, ’75, ’76, ’77, ’78, ’79, ’8o, ' 81, ’82, ’ 3 , Amherst, ’8i, ’82, ’83. Dartmouth, ’79, ’82, ’83. Williams, ’79, ’8u, ’81, ’82, ’83. Princeton, ’79, ’8o, ’81, ’82, ,83. Wesleyan, ‘79, " 80, ' 81, ’82. Lafayette, ’8o, 8i, ’82, ’83. Wellesley, ’8i, ‘82, 83. Hamilton, ’8o, ’8i. Holyoke, ’8i, ' 82, ’83. Union, ’82. Cor. State and N. Pearl Street, ALBANY, N. SOLE AGENT FOR Y. STACY ADAMS’ Genuine French SHOES, THEY ARE OF THE DAY. Every Pair Warranted in Every Particular. R C, DAVIS CO, MERCHANT TAILORS, AND DEALERS IN ZFUSTIE CLOTHING, No. 482 Broadway, - - ALBANY, N. Y. DUMARY FARRELL, BIEBI D P LORS, No. 562 BROADWAY, -A- 1 JOHN H. W. McHUGH. LEWIS W. HUSK. Transit Instrument. W. L. E. GURLEY, TROY, N. Y. W. L. E. GURLEY, TBOT, 3ST. IZT., MANUFACTURERS OF Civil ENGINEERS 7 and Surveyors’ Instruments. Will send Illustrated Price .List ol new improvements on application. a m D X o X K o s CO o Q £ PP o ►—I SO. esr OS ' PL a E-i W PP PP PP w pp c rt u w 1 Iz; D C o O CO C 9 I © ALBANY ENGRAVER PRINTER. Commercial Engraving, Wedding and Calling Cards, Coats-of-Arms, Monograms, c. - H30LLEGExENERAVINGxAxSPEGIALTY.« C. VAN SLYCK, l DEALER IM Flour,x6oal,xSawed-s-and-s-SplitxWood, Lime, Calcined Plaster and Hay. Nos. 57 CENTRE AND 7 PINE STREETS. R. O’NEIL, A, SCHUMACHER, Manufacturer of FII]E60I]FE6SI0I]ERY AnclxF ancy xGakexBakery, ICECREAM and FRUIT ICES; WEDDINGS, PAR¬ TIES and SUPPERS furnished in the Latest Style. CANDIES FRESH EVERY DAY. 96 State Street. - SCHENECTADY, N. Y. WALKER MAIRS. Family Grocery, Garden and FIELD SEED, Y IESY S®OF(E And Agricultural Warehouse, Nos. 118 120 State Streel, w ' Y Walker. } SCHENECTADY, N. Y. IS0BIEIRT ' L ' MOIfi, (Successor to John Gilmour), DEALER IN Book, Stationery Paper Hangings, No. 201 STATE and 116 CENTRE STREET, Stanford Block, - Schenectady, N. Y. Agent for Anchor, Inman and Hamburg-American Trans-Atlantic Steamship Lines. CANDIES, To your Best Girl, Nib 34 Nffl P“Ib Street;) ALBANY, N. Y. 12 Jewelry! Jewelry! RICH AND ELEGANT. A Complete Stock consisting, in part, all the Latest Styles in :RoroanxPolishedxandxFiligreexGoods,»- DIAMONDS, WATCHES AND STERLING SILVER, French Vienna Goods, -AT- JAMES MIX ' S Col. S. Pearl and Beaver Street, AlJ I. 83 a 9 3 MT ® - “cTe. WENDELL CO., NORTH PEARL STREET, ALBANY, 1ST. EE. PIANOS, ORGANS, MUSIC AND MUSICAL IN- STRUMENTS of every description. Sole Agents for the celebrated KNABE PIANOS THE MARSHALL WENDELL PIANOS, AND LORING AND BLAKE PALACE ORGANS. --- -—- J g Good Instruments to RENT at Reasonable Rates. We can furnish anything in the music line at lowest rites. i3 HOLTZMANN FITZMAURICE, Wholesale and Retail 77 79 STATE STREET, (Cor. Ferry,) SCHENECTADY, N. Y. ggl Custom Work a specialty. Y. M. C. A. RESTAURANT, Cor. State and Ferry Streets, Schenectady, N. Y. From 7 a. m. to 11 p. m. Sundays, 8 to 9 a. m., 12:30 to 1:30 and 5 to 6 p. m. Special Attention paid to Suppers . M. VANDENBERGE, Manager. MANSION HOUSE, P. CROWLEY, Proprietor, troy, N. Y. L. H. Crowley, - - Harvey A. Peck, Clerks. Merchants Hotel. Nos. 57 and 59 State Street. Schenectady, N. Y. R. M. F. JUNO, Prop. 4 DEALER IN BOO S+ftND+SrMTIONEI Y, Paph{_ Hangings, Window Shades, k , Books Bound and Pictures Framed to Order. Rooms Papered at Short Notice. A Full Line of College Text Books on hand. 111 State Street, - - SCHENECTADY, N. Y, T. H. REEVES Co.. DRY GOODS, C RPETS AND OIL CLOTHS ' AND UPHOLSTERY FOR COLLEGE ROOMS. Gents’ Furnishing Goods. 137 State Street, - - SCHENECTADY, N. Y. W, H, S. Y-. LINES Barney Block, - - SCHENECTADY, N. Y. BOOTS AN® SMOIKS 9 TRUNKS AND BAGS WHOLESALE AH® BEWAIL. Stores atTro}, Geneva, Lockport, Rochester, Amsterdam, and Schenectady. W. H. LINES, S. V. LINES. JR. 5 r M. GLASS, PRACTICAL 74 CENTRE STREET, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. ANDREW MC MULLEN, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN - : GOALxWoodxLimexan ]+Gement, 92 and 94 Union, 18, 20, 22, 24 Fonda St, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Choicest Brands of Cigars, Cigarettes, Cigarette Papers and Tobaccos constantly on hand. 187 State Street, - - Schenectady, N. Y. MYERS, THE OLD ESTABLISHED 2 K 3 T Strict Attention given to repairing of Watchea and Jewelry. 16 1 m«w u 1 r p ■! 1 3 I J P ,4 i i r L P ( Ayj-_r f)a d : itiir nirni,|JnittiT-:. anfi JFir tatimirrs yAY ■ ;l| i BARHYDT, IjESTAUtp POOL ROOM, Imported and Domestic Cigars, Wines, Liquors, Me, Lager, c. Warm Meals at All Hours. 104 Centre Street, Schenectady, N. Y. Tin and Sheet Iron Worker, Machinist, and Experimental Machinery of all kinds Furnished. JOHN H. DAKIN, 102, 104 and 106 Liberty Street. Jhe W indsor R estaurant ' 31 and 33 Maiden Lane, ALBANY, N. Y. FAIRFIELD ELMENDORF , Proprietors. W. G. PADDOCK, DEALER IN i evolye , ijdfdnxrriox, ' FISHING TACKLE AND SPORTING GOODS GENERALLY. 60 STATE STEEET, 9 DENTIST, 233 1-2 State Street. SCHENECTADY, N. Y. UNION ST. PHARMACY, COR. UNION AND YATES STREETS, Sa-EilEJN-J OTA-DY, 3ST. YT. 9 STKIgBIER § BlI KE, 547 Broadway, ALBANY, N. Y. SKj Choice Lager, Ales, Wines, Liquors and Cigars. 1850 A. J. CHAPMAN, 1883 DEALER IN Pure Confectionery, Soda Water and Ice Cream, Toys, Games, Cards, Fancy Goods, Stationery, Fine Segars and Fancy Pipes. No. gi State Street , SCHENECTADY. , N. Y (One door west of Barney’s Block). MUMMY 8WKKI, Bookseller and Stationer, DEALER IN PAPER HANGINGS, FANCY GOODS, c. 237 state Street, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. WILLIAM STOOPS, MERCHANT TAILOR, AND DEALER IN Cloths, Cassimeres, Vestings, c., No. 107 State Street, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. 20 J 33. IECILXjXIF 5 , Men’s Furnishing Goods, 24 N. Pearl Street, cor. Maiden Lane, Shirt Maker. ALBANY, N. Y. A. C. E. J. VAN EPPS, DEALERS IN -s Boots, xShoesxand+RubbsrxGoods,? 161 State Street Schenectady, N. Y. • MS ' FLSSE 60 Y. . 8 OewIsOLLiENDER (SABLES, The Finest Brands of Tobacco and Cigars Always on Hand. COR. STATE AND FERRY STS., SCHENECTADY, N. Y. 2 I WOOD BROTHERS, 133 State Street, - - SCHENECTADY, N. Y. DEALERS IN Men ' s Furnishing Goods, Shirts, Collars and Cuffs, latest styles of Neckwear, Silk Handkerchiefs. Scarf Pins, Sleeve Buttons, c. St3rGoods received for Troy Laundry. Hj. _A. TOTJIn ' G-, DEALER IN Pianos,xOrgans+and+Musicak-Merchandise+Senerally. ALSO AGENT FOR THE Domestic, Singer, New Home, Household and other Fam¬ ily Sewing Machines. 166 State Street, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. W. VAN GAASBEEK CO., MEN’S FURNISHING, AND CELEBRATED BAZAAR SHIRT DEPOT. Mpiors for Maws’ Patent M Ml Us BEAUVERT WALKING GLOVES, - IMPORTED,” Every pair warranted. Earl Wilson’s COLLARS and CUFFS; Lyon’s WALKING STICKS, all new de¬ signs. All the popular brands of underwear, Ly¬ on’s Fine Silk Umbrellas; English and Do¬ mestic Cardigan Jackets. We make a specialty of fine Neck Dressing. 556 Broadway, ( opp . U 7 iion Depot), - ALBANY, N. Y. UPHOLiS ' IIEI EI S AND FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS, 154 STATE ST., SCHENECTADY, N. Y. SEND TO E. H. BENDER, 73 State Street, Albany, N. Y. For Estimates on Engraving of 11 Kinds. Also SCHOOL MS, STATIONERY, 1PMCY COOES. Furniture Warerooms, 64 STATE STREET, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Beds, Chairs, Mattresses, and all articles suitable for furnishing College Rooms, constantly on hand Goods delivered free of charge. E. W. MOORE CO., BAKERS ANI) CONFECTIONERS, 233 State Street, Union Hall Block, Schenectady, N. Y. Special Rates to College Clubs. -3 TAILOR, Bargains offered in Nobby Spring and Summer Suits. Cutting at Short Notice, and Good Fit Guaranteed. Cleaning and Repairing at Very Low Prices. 187 STATE STREET. Corner R. R. Up Stairs. James Pickett, City Baggage EXPRESS, TEN YEARS has he been in the business, and nothing left in his hands has ever been lost, damaged or delayed. SKST Always on hand at every train. NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO. 32 North Pearl Street, Albany, N. Y. For Cards, per dozen, Cabinets, full figure. Cabinets, vignettes, $3.00 4.00 5.00 Panels, favorite style, 8x10, first copy, Panels, 11x14, first copy. $ 6 . 3 - Grand Promenade, 14x17, first copy, $8.00. 388 We are now prepared to offer Special Inducemements in Carpets, Cur¬ tains, Curtain Fixtures, White Shirts, Underclothin g, n@ei bbWj BENVLBMEN 9 » FUieWISIIIB© f Also Cloths for Suitings in Large Variety of -McDEgl flBIiEig ' FYLEgjN. 95, 97 and 99 Slate Street. Cor. State, S. Pearl and Howard Street. TERMS $2 ,oo PER DAY. Entrance, 7 South Pearl Street. A.XEB.AFTY, FT. Y. REESE HARTLEY. DEALERS IN Choice Family Groceries, Teas, Coffees, Spices, Flour, Butter, Cheese, Eggs, Canned Goods and Vegetables. Also Crockery, Tobacco, c. GOODS DELIVERED FREE. Cor, Union and Romeyn Streets, Schenectady, N. Y. Wilson Davis, M ERCHANT TAILOR 113 STATE STREET, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. 109 STATE STREET, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Watches and Jewelry Repaired. Clocks for College Rooms. Carving and Engraving done to order. Wo To MAMMm ts ©. 9 • Druggists Apothecaries, 195 STATE STREET, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. Fancy and Toilet Articles in Great Variety. Fine Cigars A Specialty. (§. CQ. gOWEl S, 225 STATE STREET. 26 CITY BOOT AND SHOE STORE. JOHN G. SCHUHACHEH, DEALER IN Fine Boots and Shoes, Custom Work and Repairing Promptly done. Misses’ Fine Wear a Specialty. 267 State St., near Crescent Park, Schenectady, N. Y. JAS. DIMENT SON, Manufacturers and Dealers in House Furnishing Goods, c., UNION HALL BLOCK, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. HOTEL GERMANIA. Charles Wiencke, Proprietor. Corner Centre and Liberty Sts., Schenectady, N. Y. ftew Billiard (Sables. Two Pool Tables, and Bar well supplied with Wines, Liquors, and Cigars. G-. PALMATIER, CUSTOM BOOT and SHOE Maker, REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE, 82 Centre Street, Schenectady, N. Y. GEORGE E. VINCENT, Gents’ Furnishing Goods, AND MANUFACTURER OF THE ANCIENT CITY SHIRT, Myers Block, Schenectady, N. Y. H. IDE KEITER, Switches Made to Order. Myers Block, Schenectady, N. Y. IcEJSlhhEIiI x xBEIihlfKIER - IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS OF OF EVERY DESCRIPTION Nos. r27 129 Centre St.. Schenectady, N. Y. Ou r Prices are the Lowest. 2S STEEL PENS, Gold Medal, Paris Exposition, 1878. The Favorite Numbers, 303, 404, 332, 351, 170, and his other styles. SOLD by ALL DEALERS throughout the WORLD. co 2 of H ' f c 7 .-a Q l;?l « 2 Sx c Sv M OT - 5 .2 ° o p « S o Js o ' Q - a - -■ °-l “5 g ® s 5 2E 2 § O-s gs S gi O rr o u_ pm »c t-i c s? H 5 SP W 3 50 £ J Q 0 brp 30 H o l) ud £ Z J5 L CO 3 w ' . . a. .Si — r, —» n s -■. r.l ? © o- M £ o 3 ? ® 3 So s r. O S-OC 2 W t Hh o-f; s 3 ;E W ? -J 00 • 7 1 2 ® 00 g 50 DC PT i 3 ? £5 1«ji I ifsl . ® .3 tn ; - 5 W ; S fl 3 S c£x -§ d si - -i r - W 2 - ViCC x S ■ ' 2 © 7 tc . 7 . » J- _ ss - _ o a a SM- o = " Or v 5 € £ r ? r £ " 5 £ © d H at ei 2 S — 8 -) 2. “ rs S . O o ' • ; l=r!l! Z o g — SK • .S - - = nr 3, y ft O j!l I O Sris “T. 2 ft - 2 r- =• ?: ? £.’ rr «’ o ' §1 P P Cl I g ' J $ Sfrf §•§!? 3 g o X8 =;| 2 o o • = a: x =.“ 5 ' = ' ■ § g H Cr: c - p g j: — ‘ C y 3 ’ O 3. £ § g w =r " °- - rf p m • y- r :’p o =r (tj o 2 rt- w g pd :;: » £ T JL. O x -13 5 5 ° 0 c j = £ ?=•: 13 o 2 H rr - » 2. a II H •XI O £ rr O O Eh o 3 8 a — o Io 3 Read what a Leading Troy Physician says of Ferguson’s Quick Cure. 2’ rs ' o L ft Troy, N. Y.. Feb. 16. 1883. Mr. A. M. KNOWLSON. Troy, N. Y. : Dear Sir — Some of my patients have been using Ferguson’s Quick Cure for Catarrh with much success, and tell me it is the best Catarrh remedy they ever found : and I. knowing its ingredients to be harmless, have no hesitation in recommending it. Yours truly. R. I). BLOSS, M. D. SAMPLE PACKAGE SENT ON RECEIPT OF PRICE. FERGUSON QUICK CURE CO.. P. O. Box 131. ALBANY. N. Y. 30 Rodman E?h otog aphig [LIMITEDj • 48 N. PEARL ST., w. nr. Photographers to TP gg 0F ’52. Students and all others connected wit h the College will he taken at great¬ ly Reduced Rates. ANDREW T e VEEDER, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL » mu ALSO, SUPPLIES Microscopes, Telescopes, And other Scientific Apparatus on Best Terms. NO. Ml STATE STREET, SCHENECTADY, TT. NT. XT. SU AX. ESTABLISHED 1879. The Fashionable HAT, CAP AND FUR ESTABLISHMENT OF Where can be found the Largest and best assortment in the City. COLLEGE and CLASS CAPS, TRUNKS, BAGS, UM¬ BRELLAS, CANES, Etc. Sole Agent in this City for Celebrated Dunlap Knox Hats. NOT TO BE UNDERSOLD. CLUTE “THE” HATTER, 101 STATE STREET. ESTABLISHED 1854. J. V. VROOMAN SON, DEALERS IN larta, Stoves, tars, Pirating, U Hot-Air Heaters. 3 X 3 TA 11 Plumbing, Steam and Gas Fitting and Tin Work promptly attended t o. 64 and 66 State Street, Schenectady, N. Y. BUSKERK’S Restaurant. 174 STATE STREET, (Up Stairs) SCHBFTECTADY, IsT " ST. Next Door to Schenectady Bank. SAMPLE AND POOL ROOM ON FIRST FLOOR GEORGE RUSKERK , Proprietor. CLUETT SONS, ALBANY, InT. ET. It is now an established fact that the TEMPLE OF MUSIC 49 State Street, is the best place in the City of Albany to get PIANOS, ORGANS and everything in MUSICAL MERCHANDISE Our stock of Cabinets, Cabinettos, Or- guinettes, Violins, Guitars, PTlios, Strings, Fifes, Flutes, Sheet Music, c., is the best best selected in the city at lowest Prices at CLUETT 3c SOTTS, ORGANS,

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