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A flyer? To PRCDFESSOR CHARLES W. LARNED This Book is respectfully dedicated by the Corps of Cadets as a token of its esteem 5 EEITEID 1994- EV Tl-IE NINETEEN HUNDRED ANC! FOUR I-IOVVITZEIQ BOARD THE. ELLIOTT PRESS 6 Q ri..,7 .,., -A , ,W i l 1 f I Ig i l 1 1 Y 4 I i A . I Q ll w 1 . 1 1 w 1 Y Y V-1 EET1 fi ,B 3333333 33 3l3333333 3f333l3 3333.Wll - A CCQRDTNG to the long standing custom, so old that "the memory of man runneth not to the contrary," a preface to a book usually takes the form of an apology for its existence. This is certainly the conclusion we have come to after carefully reading during four years the numerous "specially prepared" volumes of balderdash passing incognito as text-books. .For this reason we have finally decided on a new -departure, in presenting a book which would be '4 'X able to stand on its own legs, as it were, without the support of 'H a quibbling, apologetic preface. Still 'this book has a purpose-a purpose which to many of us now is perhaps not even superficially apparent. Four years ago we made our appearance here on the eve of a great revolution. Everything was hanging in suspense, even the clock in the guard house stood still, waiting for a move which was sure to come. There were rumors, mutterings, vibrations, everything was a-quiver., Suddenly the storm broke-and-1904 was caught in the deluge. Of -those days much has been written, more spoken, but only 1904 knows the quantity of gray matter that was expended in thought. We were the victims both before and after. VV e were the ones who' were charged year after year by each graduating class to keep up the old spirit in the corps. Now we stand alone, our work.is about finished. And you ask the question: "Have we suc- fl-'fi Ei-59 S, Q p ceeded ?', Your answer is in the corps right now. The corridors of time are always open to the doubting. The comparison in some cases may be odious but surely convincing. To keep alive in our memory' those days of restraint and transition is the purpose of this book.' To some of us it will bring pleasant reminiscences made mellow by the magic touch of time-to others only grim reminders of toil and labor whose sting has been softened because they are part of the past. Our future is not a cloudless sky, but even if cloudy, we have the balm in knowing that at least a few of those fleecy clouds in that chimerical azure blue beyond must have a silver lining. Vvfe leave, hoping that the good-will and friendship existing between the different classes isras ripe and sincere as it has been pleasant to us. A ' II Perhaps as you turn these pages you will find many things omitted-pen haps many have been inserted that should have been omitted. However that may be, do not attribute it to the lack of material to work with, on one side, or to the absence of the Editors, blue pencil, on the other. Gur one aim has been to portray every scene as it actually existed and appealed to us. If this book succeeds in this, it will not grow yellow with age in vain. In conclusion, let it be understood that this bool: is not the Work of a few men. It would have had an untimely 'death but for the hearty co-operation of every member of the class of IQO4, to Whom all thanks are due. 1x2 X - v 1 o r . . iE'iCUMEfi Riga ARI! F VISITURS JUNE, 1903 Appointed by the Presidevzt of the United Sta-tes I. LION. D. E. HENDERSON CP1'eside1itj .................. Dubuque, Ta. 2. HON. GEORGE VV. BAXTER ............... ........ D euver, Col. 3. COL. ASEURY COVVARD .......................... Charleston, S. C. 4. LION. JOSEPH G. DARLTNGTON CSecretaryj ...... Philadelphia, Pa. 5. COL. VVTLLIAM A. PEW, JR., ....................... Gloucester, Mass. 6. REV. ERNEST M. STIRES, D.D. ..... .... N ew York, N. Y. 7. LION. G. SCHMIDLAPP ......................... Ciuciniiati, Ohio Appoizzted by the President Qpro temporej of the Senate 8. LION. RUSSELL A. ALGER ................ ' .......... Detroit, Mich. 9. LION. A. O. BACON CVice-Presideutj .... ..... .... B f Iacon. Ga. APP01i7Zf6d by the Spcaleef' ofthe House of Re1'11'ese1ztaitiz'es IO. HON. A. T. HULL ........ ................... D es Moines, Iowa II. HON. GEO. TN. STEELE .... Marion, Ind. 12. LION. D. A. DEARMOND . .. .. . Butler, Mo. 14 I , ,fix .' I l ...I 21 A VVILB . Superintendent BRIGADIER GENERAL ALBERT L. MILLS I Cadet U. S, M. A. IS74-I87QQ appointed from New Jersey5 graduated 375 2d Lieut. ISf Cav., 1879-18915 Captain A. A. G., U. S. V., ISQSQ Major A. A. G., U. S. V. 18995 Lieut.-Col., 44th U. S. Infantry, 18995 Captain, IST Cavalry, 18993 Superin- tendent U. S. M. A., ISQSQ Brigadier General, 1904. Staff CAPTAIN FRANK IW. COE, Artillery Corps. " Adjutant' of .the Military Academy and Post, Class '92. IVIA-TOR, JOHN M. CARSON, JR., Quartermaster. Quartermaster of the Military Academy and Post5. Class '85. CAPTAIN JOHN M. JENKINS, 5tlI Cavalry. Commissary, and in charge Post ExclIange5 Class '87. CAPTAIN THOMAS FRANKLIN, Commissary. Treasurer ofthe Military Academy, and Quartermaster, and Commissary of Cadets CAPTAIN EDVVARD L, KING, 2d Cavaify. ' Assistant to Quartermaster, Class '96. LIEUTENANT COLONEL VALERY HAVARD, Deputy Surgeon General, U. S. A Surgeon. CAPTAIN ALEXANDER N. STARK, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. ' Assistant Surgeon. 'V FIRST LIEUTENANT WVALTER D. VVEBB, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. Assistant Surgeon. FIRST LIEUTENANT THEODORE C. LYSTPR, Assistant SL11'gCOI'1,LJ.:.S. A. Assistant Surgeon. T5 THE ACADEMIC BOARD HEIACADEMIC OAIQD Brigadier General ALBERT L. MILLS COLONEL CHARLES VV. LARNED COLONEL SAMUEL E. TILLMAN COLONEL EDW'ARD E. WV OOD 'COLONEL EDGAR S. DUDLEY LIEUTENANT COLONEL GUSTAV I. FIEBEGER LIEUTENANT COLONEL VVRIGHT P. EDGERTON LIEUTENANT COLONEL VVILLIAM B. GORDON LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHARLES G. TREAT MAJOR' FRANK E. HOBBS CAPTAIN MASON M. PATRICK I7 I X, . 5, Q F TACTICAL DEPARTMENT. I I I ' I I . I I I ' I i I I I . I Q GQ 2 Ti- K. X Commandant of Cadets LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHARLES G. TREAT, Artillery Corps. Cadet U. S. M. A. 1878-1882, appointed froni XfVisconsin3 graduated 13. Captain 'and A. A. G., U. S. V., 18985 Major and A. A. G., U. S. V., 1899, Captain Artillery Corps, 1899, COITl1'U3.f1dZl1lt of Cadets, U. S. M. A., 1901. Senior Instructors CAPTAIN JAMES K. THOMPSON, 15th Infantry. Class '84. Senior Instructor of Infantry Tactics. CAPTAIN EDXNIN ST. I. GREBLE, Artillery Corps. Class '8I. Senior Instructor of Artillery Tactics. CAPTAIN GODEREY I-I. MACDONALD, IOII1 Cavalry. Class '83. Senior Instructor of Cavalry Tactics. Instructorf CAPTAIN FRED 'W. SLADEN, I4lZI1 Infantry. Class IQO. CAPTAIN LINCOLN C. ANDREVVS. Igth Cavalry. Class '93, CAPTAIN HENRY L. NEVVBOLD, Artillery Corps. Class '98. CAPTAIN ROBERT C. DAVIS, I7'Cl1. Infantry. Class 'Q8. CAPTAIN CHARLES IV. EXTON, 20th Infantry. Class '98, FIRST LIEUTENANT I-IERMAN I. KOEHLER, U. S. Army. Instructor of Military Gymnastics and Physical Culture. ' FIRST LIEUTENANT HERMAN GLADE, 4th Infantry. Class 'oo. 18 9, -W X' DePWRiE , iq-Ajjrf' Q ,. f 'Y X N ilfnlkimu .6 X F 7 0,-X Q iffy H A ,mmm ,J We EU!! Q w as 'A W ox SE"-Earn Wifi-:YIM 2 EL Ml A lillx x .1 7 ,L ga. ,iqkumbae if JM Jmigarfgig Res I fx! ,fl me M Q mwneefaiigm 3 ae.. i ,ra .J wi. J sf x...a.?i.l" ,Anim ".v.x.. "' f ..4m. "fu-Tfifr'7fl"f5I3?.'f'T2"1',.-f- -5 '- -'i-rvfffFneL'f.T 52 f 1 A fs ,. 4 Z is 'i '2,'3i1.i1'f7rs. 5- ,J 1,4 , N - 4, rw " -' " -if ' , ..f25a?1:1:--3 'tf"f?.-511 S- V--' . nl '1:x "3-'iG'1NT'f-l:'.'1' ' ' g . 1.1 L-L :P:g3'1 -'.?.E:-"' ,,:2:L2.1?' . I . ..':-A.. .. nan 253 f' ':- 'f -2 I ' 'M ' 1.-arafairr. ' 5-11622 ' ,442 , I- ww -'x.A-M:-fiislims '-w.g5::'v--W:-f-'-?ff'm-,,, ' .71 af- . V.. 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E n r -1-f:,..-aaagg-',,r-'.:'.s.gev Q.. . . , 3 .peek :--,,,, ,, . Y ,.-..,n.L,..,gN.,e. 4'--,sw . ,wal-,, ,.1Ai.,-.. - . 1 Q s,.,:y' chaff..-,sv 'Q .. , ..,-nn l f ., R , . f I ., ,19..,,:,,g f-'44,-..e,,,, Lsqgn Rinfig,-H::+fJ::J' O' 'A 5 ' L :2 Q: . ' "fs5zs1g2.:.,. 4119.2 l,"'i-- g, 'd iX'f.,"..,.. ..q:1,15 5, -. ., .. - . . , 1 ' ' 'skgflgggl ' swim-me-'xr-ar.-vs: ware. ..,.- ,F-i--em ., '-Q-:mv ,- Y, -,f-mf-: Q f H, M, ,, . ,, 5312 35.533, . ' Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL GUSTAV I. FIEBEGER. V Cadet U. S. M. A., 1875-18793 appointed from Ohio. Graduated 5. Additional 2d Lieut. of Engineers, IS79Q 2d Lieut., 1879-18825 lst Lieut., 1882-18913 Captain ISQIQ. Professor of Civil and Military Engineering, U. S. M. A., 1896. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN JAMES P. IERVEY, Corps of Engineers. Class IQZ. A - - Instructors F1RsT LIEUTENANT VVILLIAM D. CONNOR, Corps of Engineers. Class ,Q7. FIRST LIEUTENANT FREDERICK VV. ALTSTAETTER, Corps of Engineers. Class ,Q7. FIRST LIEUTENANT HARLEY B. FERGUSON, Corps of Engineers. Class '97. FIRST LIEUTENANT JAMES A. WOODRUFF, Corps of Engineers. Class '99. Department of Praetieal Military Engineering, Military ' Signaling and Telegraphy R I Instructor CAPTAIN MASON M. PATRICK, Corps of Engineers. Class '86. Senior Assistant Instructor FIRST LIEUTENANT MICHAEL I. MCDONOUGI-I, Corps of Engineers. Class ,99- 19 if 5-EK .CSX X : I , ' . aa figs" K B 35 ' Ilq I TehGacls,v.t fflletth. -I - I ff? : ' ff- wtf Sig' ?rec-:t lvl Jie ssecon. a I il QQ. . . ' fs V 'l ii 'f . siwaie -.Av K!! Ig ,El X I Ji 'Q '-' ff. 1-.lvl ,,l.XK. I I A f 1 -1 "P ' . , 'C rf, 'TV X - '- eff If - . ' . . .... . . 'PH . 2 5 .a 5 A Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL VVILLIAM B. GORDON. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1873-I877Q appointed from Pennsylvaniag graduated 6. Captain Ordnance, ISQIQ Inventor U. S. I2-in. inortar carriage, model I896g Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, U. S. M. A., Igor. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN CoRNELTs DEW. VVILLCOX, Artillery Corps. Class '85. Instructorf CAPTAIN PALMER E. PIERCE, 13th Infantry. Class ,QL CAPTAIN VVILLIAM G. SILLS, Ist Cavalry. Class '95. ' CAPTAIN JOHNSON I-IAGOOD, Artillery Corps. Class '96. FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES M. WESSON, 8th Cavalry. Class 'oo. 20 .,f- .. CL-x., Kjl I Il 9 I N . . tr M All tl , L -. 9 Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL VVRTGHT P. EDGERTON. i Cadet. U. S. M. A., 1870-IS74: appointed from Oliiog graduated 14. Associate Pro fessor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., IS93g Professor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A I898. I I Assistant Professora' CAPTAIN CHARLES P. ECHOLS, U. S. A. Class 791. ' Associate Professor. , CAPTAIN GEORGE BLAKELY, Artillery Corps. Class '92. Assista1ItVProfessor. Instructorf CAPTAIN WTLLIAM R1 SMITH, Artillery Corps. Class '92. CAPTAIN MORTIMER O. BIGELOXW, Sth Cavalry. Class 795. CAPTAIN JOHN E. STEPHENS, Artillery Corps. Class '98 CAPTAIN JOHN K. MOORE, I5tl1 Infantry. Class ,97. CAPTAIN CLAUDE H. MILLER, 24th Infantry. Class 397. FIRST LIEUTENANT LYTLE BROXNN, Corps of Engineers. Class '98 FIRST LIEUTENANT LEON B, KROMER, ,IItl1 Cavalry. Class '99. FIRST LIEUTENANT JOSEPH A. BAER, 6th Cavalry. Class 'oo. FIRsT LIEUTENANT FRANK O. VVHITLOCK, I4tl1 Cavalry. Class 'oo.'- FIRST LIEUTENANT FRED. H. GALLUP, Artillery Corps. Class ,99. 21 lff fit K' x Lfku I 5 XIX? LQ jf! W' f' f .lf C l ' D -' E I I Professor COLONEL SAMUEL E. TILLMAN. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1865-IS69g appointed from Tennesseeg graduated 3. 2d Lieut., 4th Cav., 1869-I872Q transferred to Engineers, 18725 ISt Lieut., 18723 Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, U. S. M. A., ISSO. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN I-IENRY JERVEY, Engineer Corps. Class '88 Instructorf CAPTAIN JOI-IN MCA. PALMER, 15th Infantry. Class J92. CAPTAIN PAUL B. MALONE, 27th Infantry. Class ,Q4. CAPTAIN LOUIS M. NUTTMAN, oth Infantry. Class '95. CAPTAIN ALBERT I. BOWLEY, Artillery Corps. Class ,Q7. SECOND LIEUTENANT XNILLIAM R. BETTISON, Artillery Corps. Class 'OI. 22 LT- ' g . I 5 ,I 1 ' E ,V QQ A5 lkfrl AJ lfl H 1 fan- -'fx , X - , f X6 A , .., A rIfllllllllFlllll't' illl . W 2' , mm' Ill ilflflll V: lblv 'nu xl' . 5 ' :T I ii '75 ' ' E f'wsrJ A Professor COLONEL CHARLES WY LARNED. . Cadet, U. SJM. A., 1866-1870, appointed from New York, graduated 28. 2d Lieut 3d Cav., June to October, 1870, transferred to 7th Cav., 2d Lieut., 7th Cav 1870-1876, Ist Lieut., 18763 Professor of Drawing, U. S. M. A., 1876. A Assistant Professor CAPTAIN CHARLES B. HAGADORN, 23d Infantry. Class '89. Instructorf - CAPTAIN HAROLD HAMMOND, 23d Infantry. Class '98 CAPTAIN CHAUNCEY B. HUMPHREY, 22d Infantry. Class ,98. CAPTAIN .HENRY C. SMITHER, I 5th Cavalry. Class ,Q7. FIRST LIEUTEN.-NNT GEQRGE B. CQMLY, 3d Cavalry. Class '00, 23 42 AQ, I i ' . Mo-D 5 Fi Nl f Wy Lalxlcrlasis, V Professor COLONELAEDXNARD E. XVOOD. Cadet. U. S. M. A., T866-IS7o3 appointed from Pennsylvania: graduated 65 2d Lieut.. Sth Cav., 1870-137-33 ISt Lieut.. 1873-I8S6g Captain, 1386: Professor of Modern Languages. U. S. M. A., I892. Assistant Professorf CAP'l'AlN XWILLTAM KELLY, IR., 9th Cavalry. Class lQ6. Associate Professor, CAPTAIN I. F. REYNOLDS LANDTS, Ist Cavalry. Class '78 Assistant Professor of the French Language. C.-xPT.xIN THOMAS G. HANSON, IOtl1Tl'1f?Lll'E1'j'. Class 'S7. Assistant Professor of the Spanish Language. Instructorf CAPTMN PETER E. TRAUB, 5th Cavalry. Class '86 CAPTAIN VVTLLIAM NEXWMAN, Ist Tnfantry. Class YQZ. CAPTAIN AMERTCUS MITCHELL. 5th Infantry. Class '95. CAPTAIN ALBERT E. SAXTON, Sth Cavalry. Class '94, CAPTAIN BERTRAM C. GILBERT, Artillery Corps. Class 597. CAPTAIN HARVEY VV. MILLER, Igth Infantry. Class '98 FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES F. MARTIN. 5th Cavalry. Class 'oo. FIRST LIEUTENANT ROBERT E. XWOOD, 3d Cavalry. Class 'o0. SECOND LIEUTENANT FRANK P. LAT-TM, 6th Cavalry. Class ,OI. 24 ' I J xar ' -s?J?l5'1 X ff FXASBR Wav of E L 'lff M l ar MJ f Q tr V54 A Q FUI. 1 A l. I lf l I Q LS - A--f' LL f ld o Professor CGLONEL AND J-UDGEIADVOCATE EDGAR S. DUDLEY. . Cadet, U. SI M. A., T866-1870: appointed from New Yorkg graduated I5. Captain, - Staff, 1892: Lieutenant and Judge Advocate. U. S. V.. 1898-18992 Major and fudge Advocate, U. S. V., TS99: Professor of Law and I-Iistory. U. S. M, A., 1901: Colonel and Judge Advocate. 1904. ' Assistant Professor CAPTAIN DANIEL G. BERRY, 22Cl Infantry. Class 598. I llnstructorf CAPTAIN PIERCE A. MURPHY, Ist Cavalry. Class lQf7. FIRST LI13.U1'13N-ANT IRVIN L. HUNT, 19th Infantry. Class '99, FIRST LIEUTENANT SAMUEL T. ANSELL, Irth Infantry. Class lQQ. FIRST LIEUTENANT HALSEY E. YATES, 5th Infantry. Class '99. FIRST LIEUTENANT EDXNIN G. DAVIS, Artillery Corps. Class 'oo. SECoND LIEUTENANT EDIVARD CANFIELD, IR., Artillery Corps. Class 'OL 23 .. rv. .-,- . -.ta..-- --- V. V - is -'-:fum 2.--:af--1-fizfsx Y ' 1 . . j ' i ggsxa -free-gf.-,,4 V. V' ' g ' - - V 'Z-.,L5:!5,,, " IIVQA ,. if " I . . . up ,I ' 1 .. A ,Ti if 5, S T --'Q 1 '- f -I .A ' - ..-ffm U, . 'Q ,eg . I X 5' 'Agar-'35, . I ,. ' - l f - H ' . A - waz" .k -- ' " it-'Y 34ifr, '- X2-g.::-1, - , ,- . a- ..: . Aispw-',s-rg'-J 4:21 - .- F.,-1. ' A 5 R 'si . N' 01. -- i, a. l i it . ' 4 .- - -' - 1 "Y -' 22" 'N' f. I I f wg ..., .- 1.5. r , . N. ,IW V H vwtilyqig, Al- .. .. .3 ,R J ,, fmt- . 3,--in ., -'- -, 1 n i .1132 , . Uri f . ,fi ..,,.',-Qariaft, E - 1: R , LEM U P 1 " . i ' Instructor MAJQR FRANK E. HOBBS. A Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1874-1878, appointed from Maine, graduated 3. On duty as Inspector of Ordnance at various iron works, Captain, Ordnance, ISQZQ Instruc- tor of Ordnance and Gunnery at U. S. M. A., 1900, Major, Ordnance, IQO3. Senior Assistant Instructor i CAPTAIN IENS BUGGE, 28th Infantry. Class ,Q5. Assistant Instructora' CAPTAIN GORDON G. HEINER, Artillery Corps. Class '93. CAPTAIN JOSEPH W'I-IEELER, IR., Artillery Corps. Class 95. LIBRARIAN DR. EDVVARD S. I-IOLDEN, M.A., Sc.D., LL.D. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-18705 appointed from Missouri. Graduated 3. Director Lick Observatory, Cal., until 1898, member of Board of Visitors to U. S. M. A., 18963 Knight Commander of the Ernestine Order of Saxony, 1894, decoration of the Order of Bolivar of Venezuela, 18965 Knight of the Royal Orderlof the Danebrog of Denmark, I896g Member of the American Philosophical Society, 1897, author of many scientiic and other writings, Editor of Supplement to General Cullum's Register of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1890-IQOOQ address Century Club, New York City. I CHAPLAIN ' Rev. HERBERT SHIPMAN. Appointed 1896, re-appointed IQOO, re-appointed IQO4. DENTAL SURGEON DR. IOI-IN I-I. I-IESS. , 26 ff, J r .-,, ,M 7' . vu ..,4..,L.m.z:h, . PARADE IN CAMP Battalion Organization June 30. 1903 THOMLINSON, f4flYutrM2t- KEAN, Sergeant-Zllajorf X DRYSDALE, Quartermaster. T. W. 'HAMMOND, Quartermaster Sergeant. ll A.YI It BJ! ll C-Y! Captains.-ROBERTJ W. D. ANDERSON? BLACK,3 Lieutenants.- R. M. CAMPBELIUI COOPER,2 O'HARA,4 H. C. PRATT,9 R. C. RICHARDSON,J'R.,7 Q. A. G1LLMoRE,11 ' lst Sergeants C. D. DALY,1 MCKAYP1 T1'1'U5,6 Co. Q. M. Sergeants.-Doe,2 MERCHANT,4 OSBORNE,3 . Sergeanti.-GRUBBs,1 BARBER,5 VVAUGI-1,6 MAGRUDE1?,13 B. H. WILLIAMS,7 GIBSON? DONAVIN,h MiLES,12 D. C. J0NES,14 J. S. HAMMOND,24 KUNZIG,'9 A. HOLDER'NESS,21 Corporals.-TORNEYP HETRICK,l STEESE,10 A. G. GILLESPIIBL7 J. W. RILEY,5 WESTOVER.l7 C. K. PTOCKWELLJS MATHEWS,l4 DOWNING,I8 SANDS,Z" - GATEWOODF' CHAFFEEP3 W. A. JOHNSON? KING,2b LOVING,29 UD!! uE.vl . u Fin Captains.-G. R. ALLIN,4 KINGMAN,6 G. V. STR0NG,2 Lieutenants -W. V. CARTER,5 SWIFT,6 DANF0RD,3 H. J. REILLY,10 HACKET128 NEAL,l2 lst Sergeants.-GRAVESP J. B. G-ARDINER,4' HANFORD,5 Co. Q. M. Sergeants.-WINSTONJ BUBB,6 LUND,5 Sergeants.-LYMANP RAMSEY,2 ENDRESS,4 R. H. LEWIS,l1 DALLAMJ0 T. M. SPAULDING,9 XIASDOXP , 2 MOON,17 23 N1LES.15 '. . ARTER, 2 CURLEY, - LOWERU Corporals.-W1LDR1cK,H J. A. GREEN,4 WAINWRIGHT,6 E. D. SMITH,8 WILLIFQRD,l2 HUMPHREYS,l1 DICKMANF' FINCI-1,10 WARING.I6 HORSFALL,24 MORROW,2' CLAG1-3T'r,2" MINICK,2R MCFARLAND,30 BRADSI-IAYV,25 The Figures indicate relative rank. 2.- 'N ali , T.- N 1 . PARADE IN BARRACKS Battaliop Organization. January I, 1904. THQMLINSON, Aaywzfauzf KEAN, Sergezzmf-Major' G. R. ALLEN, Qzzarlermasier T. W. HAMMOND, Q11arie1fmasie1' Sergeani ll A ii sl BJ! AK cj! Captains.-RoBERT,1 COOPER,4 BLACK,3 Lieutenants.-W. D. ANDERSONQ1 R. C. RICHARDSON, JR.,6 KINGMAN,2 E. M. WILSON,s .O,HARA,l0 GILLMOREQ3 Y I ' CATTS,17 BERRY,16 STILWELTM10 Ist Seneants.-C: D. DALY,1 ' MCKAY,3 TITUS,,6 CQ. Q. M. Sergennts.-D0E,2 - MERCHANT,4 OSBORNFL3 Q Sergeants.-GRUBBSJ BARBER,5 WAUGH.6 - MAGRUDER,12 WII.LIAMS,1 GIBSON,s DoNAvIN,14 KUNZIG,15 D. C. JONEf5,13 J. S. HAMMOND,22 EMERsoN,24T DILLMAN,25 COIPOFBIS--TORNEY,1 J. W. R1LEY,3 YVESTOV:ER,m C. K. ROCKWELL,14 1V1ATHEWS,4 S1VIITH,1D GATE'WOOD,w WILLIFORD,12 LovxNG,20 W. E. LANE,24 HETRICIC,13 MINICK,22 - STURGILL129 ROBINSON,25 R. A. JONESPO I ND-an u Eg! V as F-11 L Captains.-BENEDIcT,6 GLASSFORD,5 STRONG52 Lieutenant:-HACKETT,3 W. V. CARTER,5 DANFoRD,+ T. M. ROBINS511 H. C. PRA'I3T,7 IVICDONALD,9 BURNETCL118 . SWIFT,l2h SMART,14 lst Sergeants.-GRAVESK J. B. GARDIQNER, HANFORD,5 Co. Q. M. Sergeants.-WINSTON,1 BUBB,6 LUND,5 Sergeants.-LYMAN,3 RAMSEY,2 ENDRESS,4 1151. H. LEXgIS,u 1DaALI.AgI,10 M. S:I2AULDING,f' ADDOX OON ILES ' A. H. CAil'JfER,20 CURLEtY,2? LowE,,1f' COFPOEBIS.-DICKMAN,S WILDRICIQE' VVAINVVRIG-HT,6 HORSFALL,l8 MORROW,0 F. E. HUMPHREYS,9 , HOVLEP3 ' A. G. GILT4ESPIE,T SANDS,17 , C. PARKER.,25 J. A. GREEN,u BRADSHANV,19 J. S. PRATT,28 MCFARLAND,1z MACMILLAN,27 The figures indicate relative rank. THE HOWITZER BOARD Howitzer Board Editor-in-Chief EDTXVTUND LOUIS GRUBER ' S Associate Editors Art ROBERT CHARLXN7 OOD RICHARDSON ROGER DERBY BLACK 4 , Literary ROBERT PATTISON HARBOLD ROBERT MADISON CAMPBELL V ARTHUR 'WOOD COPP . - Academy V VAUGHN VVASHTNGTON COOPER Corps ROBERT MELVTLLE DANEORD ' ' i Class CHARLES ROBERT PETTIS . l Athletics HORATIO BALCH HACKETT, IR. Business Manager JAY LELANDL BENEDICT 31 ffl -'a 1 :fi "gf I hw q',.nr,,1 ,sn .1 ve -5-. CLASS OF 1904 l , gf 4 j X . X - I Q x . - 1 Q.. 1 14 - I e sig, 2' '1'fT:i:ef'-'-- ,!,":'g:"1- I EE 5 2 M I 4 " we "" ?1'5' ' M, M, ? 'NM H i1- .! 1 E' I -A ----- ---,- A .. ...QQ 11 ,Rf , .pf .1-igimfqfz. ','exf11-'iseix 'iw ' - 'f. 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I-Ie signed every sort of book and 'Yes, even the sick-book, with care. report, Company until Moody The undefeated bruiser of "E" arrived on the scene. In vain did he look around for a new job and 'finally blossomed forth as the "tattooed man" .in the Ioth Div. Circus. At this, unlike the drum corps' tattoo, he .cannot be beat, He has spent much time in the tan bark ring and always wins his way into the hearts of the gallery when they see such a timid and frail elf doing stunts that even "Nap" Riley would hesitate to attempt. CHARLES RUSSELL ALLEY C' Bouly "Q Clinton, Mass. dub, He comes from the East near the Hub, for his hide, the rub." Next Alley whom "Bouly', we And after a ride always looks Then, savs to us, "Aye, therels An inveterate smokoid in the palmy days of yore. Will not drink coffee on Sunday morning for fear it may keep him awake during chapel. Has often burnt the midnight oil-in his struggles with the Dago language, which he wished to,1r1aster'in order to 'be able tor read "Boccaccio"' in its native tongue. In Byron and VX7illy HCH1'St,S Journal he recognizes kindred spirits. - GEORGE R. ALLIN Q" Viola "Q Iowa City, Ia. Corp., Ist Serg., Capt., Lieut. and Q. M.g Hop Mgr., 1903-04. ' ' Now ex-Captain Allin we see, S0 'short of demerits was he The Com. was elated and had him created , The chief of the tight' Q. M. D. p A man who exhibits both virtues and vices in a rare degree-a seeming paragon. Being chief of the "T, A." department, he is an outcast, shunned by every one, except the "tacs,'! who find in him a useful tool to distribute their dusty, rusty, secondehand stock. His attachment for Strong is so pitiful that even the post "femmes" have given him up as a hopeless case of 'unrequited love. 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HAQK- -1 1 .f . rv ' ,.ff45:f,,5g,,,Q.-, .,.,..:.5,5g,:,,-,. 4344, A . ,. r -' few- z,vi,.ww'fa-' 4:ift:.6:,.-.-.mei . , i ,.-are-1 - fi . .V-pM,qf,e,?4 -Q V. .. .,,. 1' W, ,,v,.,1, ,- ,.f-,-.' ,- D M..-.-.4 P... - . ,. f 10- . --., i , 2-fiEff12yff" f-5'-E' ' ' 'Z ' ' Tiirli ...Ei , i ,. ,Q ,R 1 l. ,.. ROLLO FRED ANDERSON C' Rollicking Rollo "J Neligh, Neb. Says Rollo with words light and airy, 4 "VVhy should we be so military, V If a fact you must know then why don't you go And write to the XV,ar Secretary?" A most peculiar mortal, fully understood by himself alone. Stiff in his opinion, but always in the wrong. Hopes some day to write a' book on mysticism. Wea1's glasses to improve his complexion and when sitting for a photo- graph. Reads Emerson's essays for a vocation, and Walks the area for recreation-except when he is in the hospital on a vacation which, by a peculiar coincidence, is generally during these "hours of recreation." YVILLIAM DANDRIDGE ALEXANDER ANDERSON C"Wampus," " Wad "D, Lexington, iVa. Corp., Sergt. CColorsD, Co. Q. M. Sergt., Ist Sergt., Capt., Lieut., Indoor meet, '02, '03, '04, Field meet, '03, 'o4. There is a wild VVampus named W'ad, Who merits quite often a squad, So gross are his acts we'll not relate facts, But certainly -he is quite odd. By Grace of the Tactical Department, Captain of B Company Militiamen during camp. Introduced reforms in appliedatactics by having' his company dress on their shadows, never wearing a sword to parade, and skinning even those who should have been nearest and dearest. Foh de Lawd's sake, what am a Waiiiptis? EUGENE VICTOR ARMSTRONG C' Fat," " Sea Cow "D Cook's Bridge, Del. Indoor meet, '01, '02, '03, '04, all-round gymnast, '03, I-Ie's a corker at keen repartee, In the gym. he is something to see, On the parallel bars points his feet at the stars, VVhile his form makes the ladies say, "Gee!" Our only matinee idol. Loves to pose for the femmes as "Flying Mercury," "Liberty Frightening the World," and other famous master-pieces. Many people think he is imperial and proud, because he affects the 6th Cavalry strut, but in justice to his many friends it must be recalled that he has won several honors at ping-pong, marbles and the great national game, called by our forefathers "The Olympics." 36 JOSEPH ALEXANDER ATKINS C" Tommy HJ ' A ' Atlanta, Ga. Corp., Sergt. Tommy Atkins, a clergyman grave, ' In reality's quite a sly knave. Though at rat obsequies he would get on his knees, 'Twas only much bracing to save. He made his greatest mistake when he came here. . Tommy at this moment ought to be a Senator from Georgia. Condemn the fault and not the actor. ' Never talks unless he has something to say. Coming from the sun-kissed South he must necessarily be kept in an incubator to keep his "plantation dialect" from freezing in the mouth. Has perfect command over many words not found in the dic- tionary, usedprincipally in expressing Clisapprobation such as-but go around and see him. . ALBERT ,HOWELL BARKLEY C'Anarchy A1 "J East Orange, N. J. I'll bet you he still wears his grin, That smirk so insipid and thin, The smile he has worn since the day he was born, And which helped him a stay-back to win. 1 His .birtheplace explains his cognomen. Spoons at all "available times and sometimes overtime. His cast-iron patented smile is enough to stop the Guard House clock. Although his manner of approach is copied a'fter the manual, he never fails to impress the fairies that it is strict- ly his' own personal self that makes him so pleasant. . JAY LELAND BENEDICT C" Tow-head "5 Hastings, Neb. Act Ist Sergt Cover new cadets Ca t Bus M '1- . . . . 'Dy p. . g HOWITZER. ' f ' Queen Liz and her royal equipage, A A 'lady of dubious age, With her innocent art captured Benedictis heartg Now he serves in her train. as a page. Next to the Cadet Store he is ,one of the hardest propositions. to beat this side-of Salt Creek. c'Truth" even though covered with. a mosquito netting, could not hide her blushes of shame while-listening to his stories. He spurns all young maidensfnndmgihis. affinity inthe ancient as Well as the antique. His soldierly appearance alwaysoreminds you of the young southern cavalier, to which he adds that alluvial smile which dehes all imitations. 37 - , ' 1 - wf..-.-..f2z ':f:ZZ,. 4 9.1, , kl3tL6,2 v:4'ff4-A:-Lf-1- A .1 , it ' . ' J '-Q Qff .f",f""'C'5fl' ' f , 'ei l ggi, 1 Q 1 " f 4 A gf Ji ? ILA, . 5 '31 u24',5:f42,f., . 24- H . 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J' :-- ' .- ., . . 2-fizfi ff, az fy nf? of f 5573? ff A M3 f W lady' vi x . - .af .vmMf:4f':'E11p-?Zr"4 . f-AUM-. ' V+-5,,,4..'lz ' mv j ' Ig? 2 -f-f7f,'Q'f" , i'."L2.4-Eff? ' ' f sf Efrfefl i? "1 'ASL 33521.23-f,4p--,,ZA,.2i 13J1-- :jizifflifl U , , 1 - Qaqfje. . 'kf7'2'2??'li3?!f-iii . . . L'...4:az-w wf i ,- - ,fa-Q i ' .eg g-1:'f,Ag1z'f Q, 4 fzjifi ff ,, , -.-1.,. f2z:,:f:1.. .za gh N HARRY, SMITI-I BERRY C' Estelle? " Flabby "J Hendersonville, Tenn. Corp., Act. Sergt., Lieut. 'Stell Berry ain't much at a hop, Q But he takes, in New York, time to shop. , VVith a lass on each arm he creates much alarm, And citizens yell for the cop. Here we have an impassive countenance on a coy and shy young man. Seeking to soothe his ruffled brain by music's sweet strain, he has lately attempted to play the phonograph. From his extensive repertoire he usually falls back on 'tThe Water Wag'011." The grinds he springs on you as ones he has heard, clearly demonstrate that the day of his birth antedates the deluge. ln fact, he is sus- pected of being closely related to that notorious author of the barbaric age, C. Smith, simply because his witticisms and bon-mots are so lucid and evident. ROGER DERBY BLAcK Cf' Roge "J Washington, D. C. Corp., Sergt. Maj., Capt., Hop Mgr. '01, ,O2, N '03, How1'rzER. A Ridoid is' R. Derby Black, .-Xt stunts little CPD form does he lack, XVhen the Captain says "mount,' there's a ptiff and a flount, But naught on the anirnal's back. Much ado about nothing. A great conversationalist and calamity bowler. VVhen started, has been known to do his "hundred a minute" with ease, never lacks something to say, but only something to talk about. B. I. Richardson, who sometimes grows elofnuent. compares his riding to a pile-driver on an unstable foundation. His 'figure is neither hand-made nor tailor-made, but has made an impression on every one, even the tan bark. WILBER ALEXANDER BLAIN Cujim "D Butler, Pa. Foot Ball Team, '01,-'02, '03. "A" Foot Ballg Indoor Meet, '01, 102, 703, '04, Field Meet, '01, yO2, '03, '04. You've heard how our friend Wilber Blain In camp, climbing trees, went insane. His teeth held a sword, his nails the tree clawed, YVhile he sought for the Greaser in vain. A man whose voice belies his size. His physical ap- pearance might strike terror, but when he speaks all the thoughts of his ferocity are quickly dispelled. The proud ,possessor of a Walk that is inimitable: to see him amble by makes one think of Esorfs tortoise. ln his youth he took life easy, but time has made a change-not for the better. Ambition sometimes comes late-but never too late to speck. 38 I. 1 ,-5, z! WINN BLAIR C' W'innie "D Clayton, Ala. Hop Mgr., 'co. "I will not be fooled any more," Said. NVinn, as he stopped short before - ' The Grand Central Station, so without hesitation .He hastily sought the VVest Shore. This oracle is truly a mystery. He does all those foolish things which great nfen generally clo. and never fails to save all lns superfluous energy for another time. The only time he ever appears as if moving on an anti- 'fl'lCtlOl1 surface is in camp. 'Vltenvhe s-'erefally spends his time carrying parasols upto Fort :'Put." W'hen he returns he takes a holiday and does not want to be medcllecl with. Crafxauas SCHOOL BLAKELY C" Buzzard "J f I Philaclelphia, Pa. Corp., Sergt, Act. Sergt. V Vkihen at a D. T. Buzzard Blake, One day made an awful mistake! .X-long the broad pike oame Swish on his hike- . The tumble they took took the cake. This man has a most ravenous appetitee-like the "ostrieh. 1' Even acadet mess bill of fare cannot satisfy it. Should 'he ever be compelled to subsist on half-rations, we see his finish. His ambling swagger and -ghostly smile would betray him in any crowd. Belonging to Stilwell's "Mountain Climbers." he is really able to get to reveille, without falling down the stairs. or knocking down his rear ,rank ehle. K - GERALD CLARK BRANT Qujerry "Q Chariton, Ia. G, Brant, the most Hclcle of men, Has oft worn out pen' after pen VVit,l1 letters the same, to each latest flame- He'll never be fickle again. Hln him we have a mana to all the country dear. espe- cially the' younger female Qelement. He possesses all the qualities of' a courtier-gay, dashing and debonair. Sin- cerity and expression are his two deadly weapons of con- quest. We have heard of some wild rumors about a trip to Europe next summer-but his Wonderful ability as a story teller has completely disconcerted every one, eyen. his trusting and frugal wife High-ball. , 39 . ,- .f:f1:flA:1,2'1r1Qr5l.5i, 'T f , in 9 1. a ay ! at XS- si? 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Oh! tyrant love, thou can'st crumble even a diamond and "Aught" is such a gem. Chelsea , if Mass. Corp., ISt Sergt., B. A., Lieut. Orator t'4th July, 'o3f' Bill Bryden a hopoid would be, ' I-Ie dragged to his first hop with glee, But the measles she hadg Bill got 'em as bad As the femme who was sure an L. P. Let him but hear a word-yea, suspect a word, and you will be treated to the punniest, phunniest and psunniest of puns UD. With the special consent of Congress he uses the Scotch dialect in all his Haffaires d'amou1'." Although not yet an instructor at Vassar-he goes there quite fre- quently, which in itself is sufficient evidence that his jokes are abominable as well as Vassanan in style. ARTHUR DRYHURST BUDD C' Sipe Nj Meriden, Conn . He wished a few drills to conduct, I-Ie went there their troops to instruct, Then said old Sipe Bude, "I should be reviewed." But out of the camp he was chucked. An 'ingenious Yankee, whose system of telephony rivals Marconfs. His sense of the ludicrous is essentially Eng l' l f ' ' ' is 1, and he has been known to look intelligent by the hour while reading Punch. His energy is chiefly potential ltl ffl l . . . L . , a iougi ie once displayed some kinetic energy by regis- tering a kick agamst "dead beating" dr1lls. 40 JOHN DONALD BURNETT, JR. Q" john D."j Evergreen, Ala. Act. Sergt. Ccolors Over new cadetsj, Lieut. I-Ie walks with an eloquent swing ,That says, "I arn just the real thing I openly boast to know all the Post, I am of P. S.'s the king. An Ordinary human, seriously affected by a streak of sentimentality in its worst poetic form. The musical rip- ples of Murder Creek at Evergreen are responsible for this freak of his nature. Of life he holds a cynical view. I-le pretty heads in submission. He calls Ella Wheeler VVilcox the greatest poet, and "The Duchess" the greatest writer of p e. Q 'J' 2r6f"-."Ll:- -' - , r .... "' ir W G , ,, gi, W , 1 f ' , a- "' is so strong and persistent, that even tulips bow their ' -. xii- , - Q Q. rx 7 I jg 65: 'JM Q' 'il' u. 0. .A ' T C . . EDNVIN BUTCHER C." Bouehe "J Helena, Mont. 'I I, Sergt., Act. Sergt. Said Butch, "'Twas so easy to pop, f VVhen 'Dearest' came up to that hop. The air of Flirtation precludes preparationg Once started I just cOuldn't stop." WVith Nero he could exclaim tpage 41,144 Duruy's Dry Rotj, 'xWl1at a spoonoid the world has lost!" for since he has taken upon himself the editorship and general management Of a 40-page tri-weekly, which by special ar- rangement with the Post-Ofhce Department is sent regu- larly westwards, he has sought no new worlds to conquer. By certain mathematical ,gymnastics he has deduced by an application of the infinitesimal calculus that two can live cheaper than one. ROBERT MADISON CAM: EIQL CK Bob "D Owings Mills, Md. Corp., ISt Sergt., Lieut., Asst.-Mgr. Foot Ball Team, 302g Mgr. Foot Ball Team, 'o3g rooth night, '03, '04, How- ITZER. ' Baldy Campbell, although he won't spoon, Sits for hours and pipes to the moon. . Now' the moral is this-surely no one can miss- "Keep your eye on sly Baldy in June." A tall, picturesque, baldeheaded Marylander with a consuming thirst and a weak stomach. Consequently we - find him constantly drinking the hair-restorer, in this re- spect disagreeing with the surgeon as to the method of application. Never goes to the hop except on certain eventful Occasions. At these times his visit -to Cullum is in the nature of a celebration, with sky-rockets, red light and all the usual campaign paraphernalia. 41 - -1,5 1551-1. ., -.-, .. ,X sf -, - 3. az? 555:-Q pss:r-j?,- ,tj-E5 1 5,1-A I. U er 5' w Q , ,. Z 1 ' f -'f f . . 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V Corp., Sergt., Lieut., Base Ball Team, '01, '02, ,03, '04, "A" Base Ball. ,, At base ball Nick Carter's quite iinef Pitching lowballs is right in his line, VVl1en he stands in the box, then everyone knocks, . And says hels the worst on the nine. His soft dark eyes and raven locks are the inspiration of the femmes and the ingenuity of man. As a boy detec- tive he can trace even the owner of a small lace handker- chief. Not having any matrimonial intentions just now, you can hnd him on sick report any day of the week except Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Une of his few fail- ings is his ability-to put a ketchup bottle to shame at the mention of pajamas. His one motto is, 'The 6th or bust." GORDON RIVES CATTS C" Kitty "J p Verbena, Ala. Sergt., Act. Sergt., Lieut., Iooth Night, '03, 'o4. Tom Catts loves to have us refer, To a dragging he once did incur. In the street, very sore, he awoke and said, ':You're Iust ru'ning my comforters, sir." I This kitten claims that a true sportsman should spoon only 'those femmes who are engaged. Naturally therefore he has been a principal in many Uafflaires d'honneur" over lovers' quarrels. He has been known to become so absorbed in the game that he once tried to drive a team up the railroad track-so entranced with the scenery that he had to be told to wake up. Next day he received a wedding invitation. PAUL HEDRICK CLARK Q" Paul Henry "D Chicago, Ill. Paul Henry, of brilliant point fame, New honors afhxecl to his name, By a speech at St. Cyr, in French he'd learned here. Now wou1dn't you say .he was game! In him we have one bequeathed to us by IQO3, and by us retained as long as we could, and loth we are to. let him go. He reached the top rung of that ladder Fame by his demonstration of the method of hnding the brilliant point on an egg. We earnestly hope he will not stop, there. That he may speedily follow us into the service, as. sound in body as he has always been in character is the earnest wish of his classmates of IQO4. 42 CHARLES FREDERICK C0NRv Q" Sep "1 ' Fremont, Ohio Sharpshooter's Medal. A On sick-report Conry did dare To go to the hop and while there I . - He'lost a m0nth's leave, but laughed in his sleeve VVhen pardoned by Gin'ral Brugere. A born barrister, an astute politician, possessing an intimate acquaintance with Mark Hanna, Tom hlohnson, Coxey and other constellatory lights of Ohio. Familiar with the mostiatrocious murders and daring tram robberies for the past hfteen years. His one ambition is to be lfVarclen of the Ohio State -Penitentiary. Looks upon love with an enthusiastic, passionate fondness, but-is balked by foresight- edn, s and commercial perspicacity. VAUGHN WASHINGTON C00PER , ' C' V0gney," "N0sey "D, Nashville, Tenn. Corp., Sergt., Co. Q. M. Sergt., Lieut., Capt., Base Ball Team, '01, '02, '03, '04, Foot Ball Team, '01, '02, '03, "A" Foot Ball and Base Ball, H0w1'rzER. This scorner of girls laid a fplot, To call all alone at the spot, Where her mansion stood, but darned if he could Find aught but a big vacant lot. M 'Notwithstanding his broken English, his propensity for and the record of lawless deeds the game of "4-II-4.4" r committed on furlough, thisiman still possesses some good divine service every Sunday and qualities. By attending contending for supremacy with the choir, he but confines the strenuousness which fills his whole life. As a great French linguist he, was detailed to attend the celebrated Gen. Count Roget Chapeau Noir on his visit. For these great services he was decorated, on departure of the Gen- eral, with four bars of real gold lace and a Boulenge Chronograph. ARTHTIR W0013 COPP C"Artie," " Bill "5 . Lawrence, Mass. Football Tea-rn, ,O2, '03, "A" Foot Ball, Base Ball Team, '03, '04, Indoor Meet, '01, lO2, '03, '04, Field Meet, '02, '03, 100th Night, '02, '03, '04, HOWITZER. ' The hospital echoes did wake iWith a speech that Bill Copp tried to make. The Doctor came in, Bill drew'in his chin, They policed him next day -as a fake. Behold the ravages of Time! We tell his age not by his decrepit appearance but by the amount of hair he hasn't on his bald pate. Heclaims that it is due entirely to the unusual demand for his bewitching curls. Is the originator of that famous sick call -bon mot, "Some may come and some mayvgo, but I' remain forever." Chorus by Farnsworth, Hoyt and Meals, with bass" drum accompaniment by Dr. Lyster. Grand Exit. ' A ' 43 - " """Cff3'C,'7"'7'VZ79 Cfffflif'-?L?1Y.0"1',"F6fftl fi V435 ' jf' -' . 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VVhist Club his influence is even greater than that of "Boss" Atkins. MATTHEW ARTHUR-CROSS C" Sep "j Ellis, Kan. Ah, here's to our googaly Sep, Who's earned such a timbery rep. Wlien cold snow he feels, he takes to his heels, But in vain-he turns white like "Old Nep." An interesting specimen from the geological point of view-being the last of his tribe. He has never been seen unaccompanied by that charming smile, which, starting un- obtrusively in the middle of his wooden countenance, spreads like a zephyr in both directions, and then looses itself in the depths beyond. He is so precocious that he must be kept tightly packed in snow all winter to keep him from spoiling. ,' A' THONIAS LESLIE CRYSTAL C'Tommie"j . x," 9144 Mfg! v New York, N. Y. 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Carrie Nation said, "Boys, I declare WVhile at West Point no socks will I wear." - But welre forced to repeat, he of late got cold feet, So now he is trying a pair. Strange as it may seem, this man has ideas and never fails to bring all his powers of oratory to bear in order to defend them. He rants at vice and crime not through conviction of,its wickedness, but through coercion of his wife, Fenton. As a "Corps Iosherl' his witticisms travel far and wide, sparing no one. But he takes a keen delight in hitting "Sandy" McAndrew on-the solar plexus with Mo tgomery as a motive force. ' . ROBERT MELLVILLE DANFORD Cujohn Cod "D joy, Ill. Corp., Sergt., Co. Q. M. Sergt., Lieut.g IIOWITZERQ Base Ball Mgr., '04, Asst. Base Ball Mgr., 'ogg Sharp- shooters' Medal, Record Fence Vault, '02, '03, Indoor Meet, '01, 102, '03, 'o4. John Danford now steps into sight, ' Alas, in a horrible plight, For he wants to know how, without raising a row, He can drag two nice girls in one night. Coming from a town blessed by the name of -Toy, he is just what we would infer. Were it our duty to cite his good qualities the description "paragon" would ht to a nicety.Elo- quence, debonair manners, persuasiveness are his instru- ments .of love. His self-possession never deserts him, nor does he ever use the Official language While golfing, though to be sure he has had plenty of inducement. ARTHUR JAMES. Davis C' B. J." "Coyote 'tj - , ' Salmon City, Idaho Yes, him you may call what ou may, Sweet Archangel, Spoonoid, I. But if we could tell some things we know well, Then truly you'd call him A. I. A plunging speculator in the "femme" market, intro- ducing his wild and woolly Idaho methods. He endeav- ored very hard to get a- corner on L. Pfs, but other capital- ists Were ahead of him in the field and B. I. succeeded only in obtaining control of the largest and fattest. His latest success augurs a profitable career. A 45 ,1 ff! Q A FP' f' cf ,CPM 'ZW Mneffaf, Q fag? 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':4:f4e:saz1f:P:e-' 3795 1 -az-: 1' 'afarEmi-,,:1f,'-2-5'I' '.':s':sf::if:eA .4 -.1-L-f Q51''.ri11:-:::ifzu:1:16f':-i' nfs - . '- A: 5:1 ':3" T" J. ' f:,.'v1g:5-zzznfrngg 5 .f,,-'Q ' 1-.-me-1,5-w,9s y: -252. - . 11 ,. .- c,E'i2'Q:5-:f 3 yfjfggjgflfi ls- fb, RODERICK DEW C' Rod," " Jake "D, Tecumseh, Neb. Act. Sergt.3 Iooth Night, '03, '04, Gay, rollicking Roderick Dew, VV ith his boisterous fun-loving crew, Makes sleepoids despair with the noise on the stair. They Wish he 'were doing a few. A man of many experiences, both odd and eventful, most of which are 'still in the embryonic stage. One of the greatest painters the 12th div. every produced. His fearless use of color in a la' Pussy Cafe and New York at 3.00 A. M. is unsurpassed. But his greatest painting, "We won't ,go home at all," done in a sea-going cab with a dirigible rudder - and one color is the one that will hand his name down to posterity. RALPH DICKINSON C" Miadamefj Marion, Va. Act. Sergt. A schoolmarm was staid lVIadame Dick, At yarn telling awfully slick, And now our diversiorfs a tale of a sturgeon- His grandfather "rode up a.crick." The peacock of the corps. jHe began his army service strut while a plebe and intends to add a few new features to it in the great life beyond. Knows the tuneful art of b-aching, 'his style being both oral. and Vertical. He IS a stout admirer of a former 'Ltacf' Th1s frieflclship has ripened to such a degree that, like his ideal, he intends to make b-aches so.long and wear dress coats so short, after he has cast aside cadet gray. JAMES BROWNING DILLARD Ct Runt "J New Orleans., La.. Runt Dillard is quite a blind spec, Hefs buried in tenths to his neck, At night by the light of our satellite bright, He gathers them in by the peck. Although he is a heinous, .heartless heart breaker, he' has acquired most of his reputation as a great grandstand breaker. Has bought ten dress coats since furlough+since then always sleeps' with his straight front on. A The bad iniiuence he has exerted on Martin Dooley Wheeler is the scandal of the runts. Though quite small, there is a rumor abroad that there is still hope. 46 -ff. URsA MILNER DILLER C'Aunt Polly," "Orange fy Double Pipe Creek, Md. "Ui-sa Majoid' may have what we seek, A The "Dipperl' that never does leak, ,But 'tis said, to a man they use just the can, Not the dipper at Double Pipe Creek. Although he has ambitions to go with a circus, we have nnally persuaded him to stay in the Army. He has resigned himself to his fate and is now working on what is to be his masterpiece: "Darwin's Theory Exploded, Man Not De- scended From Monkey, But From the Grizzly Bear." Sci- ence will be revolutionized and the "Descent of Man" will be compelled to take a hack seat. , ...il THEODORE HARWOOD DrLLoN C' Teddy "J Q :' v Wwv . 1m.....f -. -5--.1-vaf.c..i " zsgez- , a.. . . ' 'Q xv , , 1 K ' fig-ri? 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WILLIAM STUART DowD C' Wally Wastle Nj p , A I Orange, N. I. Corp. g Field Meet, '03, 'o4. A corp'ral was Dowd till September, His specker lates couldn't remember. So the dear little lad took a pencil and pad, To aid, this incompetent member. 'iOh, hell, what have we'here!" A vigorous, disciple of Brigham, a leader of the 'strenuous life who does not believe in race suicide. He bones ten minutes and -then writes to her three hours. The next day he wonders why that 'lcrazy Instructor, etc." He has been known to be absolutely dead to the world for two days on a str-etch after receiving one of those light blue budgets. 47 , 4 Y' Wx f 4 gg M, V" ns Iffr fr A Z 25 f fm f 1,9 ff vs ,f 1 f f. I W , 1 ' . 1 . f i f E ,.,,, rx:32t.i'g5z1 -1:'11E'E:-"4 .'I-'-1' ,I -A 6 'bw 'V' ' ' 5 'Q-'iff II.-Inf.. 1 ZH 1 qs 21.412 grIS:,.r-1i'Z2Q':.'r- 'tiff .5 -A ,. 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He cannot remember if he was ever pirate or not, but is under the impression that he was. JOSEPH PIAYNESWORTH EARLE C' joe "ji Greenville, S. C. Corp., Sergt., Act. Sergt. Ioe Earle, who's a comical freak, Told Freddie the butter could speak. This burst qf satire so roused the Com's ire, He was busted the very next week. "There is only one L. P, in' this world for him," He has quit the gayeties of the ball room, being too serious to enjoy the fi ixfolities of this life.l He believes in "tending to your own business" and wishes the tactical department to do the same. Has grown thin carryingaa load of dignity. Even the veterans of the riding hall cannot tear it loose. KINZIE BATES EDMUNDS' C" S'hafter,f' "' Fat "J i Yankton, Si. D. Fat Edmunds in riding clothes gay, ' To the visitor's seats made his way. But alas and alack, he was skinned by a 'tacg 'Tis the way of a spoonoid they say. The systematic regularity with 'which he makes his party calls has deservedly won for him the synonym "Con- stancyf' His smiling rose blown face beams upon everyone with the kindly interest of a "pater familiasf' His one ambition is to command an army in the he-ld, reclining in a hammock back on the reserve line, with a bottle of seltzer water by his side and a wet towel to keep, his savage breast cool. Hence his "nom cle plume." ' 48 IEDNVARD ELLIS Farenswonrrr C" Ike "J, Lynn. Mass. Foot Ball Team, ' , 'oo '01 '02 'o ' Ca t. Foot Ball , I H U I 1 1 : 13: p Team, 033 A Foot Ball, Indoor Meet, oo, 'or, '02, Jog, 'o4g Field Meet, '00, ,OI, '02, '03, '04, Toasted "Foot Ball" New - Year, 'o4. ' - The team, "Driver Ike" took his ,place on, Soon showed him he had a swift race on. They tore down the hillg just deadbeat a spill- And -Ikey rode home on the caisson. A living proof that "Truth is stranger than fiction." He 'cultivated his voice by calling home the chickens, his strength heagained by swinging his sleclge hammer on a few "Middies." Hates water and appurtenances such as the Navy. Many a vessel of war has gone aground on his .herculean frame. CWitl1 alopogies to the Police Gazette r phrases borrowed from its admirable work, entitled " ' ach-blossom Ike, at Home and Abroad."j CHAUNCEY LEE FENTON Q"Chauncey'lj ' A Lowellville, 'Ohio Corp., Sergt., Pres. Y. M. C. A. lNow surely no person can doubt, Vtfhat' Fenton, was piping about, Vtfhen he said to Altstaetter, "Now isn't it better To marry soon after you're out?" The faithful shepherd of our flock, whom he maketh to he down in green pastures and leadeth beside the still waters. The Ordnance Department is now busy 'making a split ring halo for his saintly head, 111 .order to suit all dimensions., Although often accused, he is not a member of the W. C. T. U. You need not be 'afraid to visit him, for he never takes up acollection. WKALTER SCOTT FULTON CtCanuck 'tj - p A ,I Hartford City, I nd. You've heard of Scott Fulton perchance, The man. with the coy 'bashful glance. ' The femmes ery with bliss, 'EI-IeTs too sweet to kiss, But how like a dream he can dance!" 'He prides himself on his calm reasonableness and looks upon the world with the seeming, indifference. of a philoso- pher. This he must do'to hold his membership in the "Bachfs." He spends most of his time reading temperance lectures, to "I-lumptyl' Hunter, but the effect does not seem ito.. be. worth the effort. Although a buck for four years, he has -not yet shown' any signs of abnormal. swelling of the head, but many say there has been an unprecedented' internal development.. .. 49 If ffm 5'?""'a 4' 1 ,yr A si! 4? A 'gg ,dvi WA! 045' ..-N, 61.41114 ifP-.2251w-z'1:ik24i:2?3.12.9: 52512 -F - -Fas: I-!f'alf".Ef.:.1 3-4.15. - - new 555555531-:iafi-35,75,33 ,gr-3 13,51 if 553. 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QU INCY ADAMS GILLMORE C"QUi11r1ey," "Qui1lY 'll -1. -' 3 ' .f ' ' 5-552692-555 :Z'if'2"'f5E ' T 'l Tfs11f011, N- I 1 , Corp., -Sergt., Lieut. t A 'g' Phe night was so sultry and still, I A camp chair did fat Quincy fill. ,ff-ff' 'While slumbering deep, Freddie found him asleep, But his ehevrons were saved by his quill. ' "'1"2' "s2gfsL,:1.r - A man of brilliant aspirations but shadowy results. V-iff" . , f1,'-'.':g-,.,-jgit-1 - - , I I Very fat and fast becoming bald, but has nevertheless labored hard for tenths and recognition of military effic- iency. 'When accused of not being dignified, he began to 2 if wear glasses. -Has continually charmed the ladies with his I i t queer elephantine tricks, and in return has suffered untold 1 agony from the depredations of many pairs of blue eyes. 'r:'::ws:,. .-f- - .W f ,- , :,, 4- "-- I, - - - . Consoles himself by saying, "Falstaff rode a horse, why . Calff I ?" ' fg,:jgfff'f THOMAS NORTON GIMPERLING CfGin1p "Q , Q':"1:.j5"QI?1ff."", ' - . G ' 5. -55-5 Day ton , Ohio ffzl. Q. Tom Gimp of the mutinous clan 7-5.1 . -Q gp ,.',1lf,l5535gf53f'Ej Finds trouble wherever he can, 3.3. But a bit of the brown takes away every frown, ,elf-H . . From the brow of this unlucky man. : 5QfgQ,:g: VVe know nothing good of him. He has travelled ex- ' Q51 ,,-AA tensively in his Own country and elsewhere. Has had a great many thrilling CXPC1:1C1'lCCS in which he is inevitably A. t: the dashing hero and insists on relating them when not f 4 Wg' ' V Otherwise engaged in studying practical guard duty on the ' arena. Recltes with -the confidential air of a man who is 'T I trying to get something for nothing. His acquaintance with ii. fff- the ancient masters is remarkable. He is the only man in 2 the class who noticed the absence of Rumley's pamtmgs ' at the Art Museum. 50 Q RALPH RIGBY GLASS C" Rafej' "Orny "D Bangorj Me. There's a man selling goods green as grass ' Or gold bricks of unalloyed brass. From, sloboon to sheet, you're sure to get beat ' If you dicker with old Orny Glass. A disciple of Alexander Dowie, with all the necessary appliances and accomplishments which go to make up a seller of patent medicine and cadet store Putz-pomade. A great prescriber for the famous gold brick cure, which he sells almost every afternoon to a crowd of unsuspecting yearlings. This, of course, with the help of Andrew Jackson WVhite, whom he uses as a blind. Although he tells you he- cannot play golf, do noti believe him. It is only his mo Sty, for he just loves to "gamble on the green." PELHAM DAVIS GLASSFORD C" Happy "J ' ' Carthage, Mo. Corp., Sergt., Act. Ist Sergt.. Capt. You may think that he walks upon stiltsg He surely is not stuffed with quiltsg But Happy is he, a captain to be, V Though he's young enough still to wear kilts. 2 ' In looking-at this picture do not think you haxie seen all, for there is more below, which the camera failed to take in. With a faint., little chuckle, strictly hislown, he loves to tell harrowing tales ofvsentimental scenes in Morro Castle. Although delighting in Walks with Cubanhmaidens on the Plaza, he draws the line on those wearing pink hosiery and yellow garters. JOSEPH JAMES GRACE C" B. IFJ, Charleston, S. C. Fit wife to John Smith is Ioe Grace, VVho once- wore a sick-call-wry face. The prescription he bore to the king's cadet store, But found he had got the wrong place. His first offense was to offer his name as a subject for puns. Since then he has been, doing a "bumping" business. Breaks the monotony of life by turning out squaclsfor little 'Willie Harris. He has a corner on and also a corner for all the "femmes" at the Kinsley House. The only serious trouble being to inveigle some unsuspecting comrade into going down with him. . . 51 JAMEs Scorfr GREENE C'Jim," " Gloorny Gus "D Washiiigton, D. C. 100th Night, '02, '03, '04. A spoonoid is Jimmie S. Greene, The most scandalous lrVest Point has seen. He spoons all L. P.'s ltends five o'clock teas, And tells the girls lots he don't mean. A niost precocious youth. "Alexander" had great at- tractions fO1"llllll at the tender age of hve. ls a charter mein- ber of the Bachel0r's Club and incidentally also a disgrace to the same. As an admirer -of the Ordnance, he realizes the value of T, and always makes good use of it. In camp was often seen wending his way toward Gee's Point with his golf bag, enclosing one stick, presumably to practice "approaching," ' , " EDMUND BRISTOL GREGQRY C" Poop, J, Canton, Ill or N iii hFkU'i?.i "im WH a from 1 .,.: - ij-1 'f,1'1 ::iG.i'f'1f -1 . ':- " '1P11f.':?ErLifr-3 - - 1' v . 3, '-,v an TEISOl1l?l1ppg1'dmay-tiiiideiiscg cfs ohigh as his eyes, I.. V Poor Poop can t COIHE up for he s down. .V The last of the ancient hierarchy infthe corps. Aside from the effects of speaking, thereris a feeling of unrest in ' his chesty chest, due, entirely to his duties .as Secretary .of Q , A the Sewed-up Club. He has Eread everything fronm Ballis- tic Tables down to B. JZ'R1Cl131'dSO11!S Philosophical Dis- cussion of the Gyroscopejl Some- people even say that they ".':V have seen hun on the stairs leading to the second story of 'fi '44 the Library. .' E DMUND Louis GRUBER C' Snitzer "D Cincinnati, Ohio Corp., Iooth Night, lO2, '03, '04, Pres. Dialectic Societyg Editor-in-Chief I-IOWITZER. , YVitl1 shuffling and slow shambling gait, ' Held back by the ponderous weight Of mammoth-sized shoes, about twenty-twols, NVeary Snitz ambles out for a late. A human balloon at anchor-very light and airy on top and very heavy below. Habitually decorates his face with a luminiferous smile, which at once proclaims him a supporter of the open door policy. Invariably sings without being asked, and has composed roundelays which thrill one like the midnight serenade of a cannon ball in the 12th Div. There is much to be said of this eniginatical individual, but fortunately it is for the most part not printable. ' 52 HORATIO 'BALCH HACKETT, JR. - Q" Dumpyf' 'K Battle Axenj, Philadelphia, Pa. Corp., Sergt., Co. Q. M. Serg., Lieut. over new cadets, Foot Ball Team, '00, '01, '02, 103, Base Ball Team, ,OI, '02, 103, ,O4., Capt. Base Ball Team, ,O4, Capt. Basket Ball Team, ,04g,"A', Foot Balll and Base Ball, Athletic Representative, 01, 02, 03, 04, irst Hop Mgr., '03, i045 I-I0w1'rzER. Dumpyugrowled as he 'painfully rose, With his mouth full of tan-bark and oaths, "My legs are so short that riding's, no sportf, And sadly he brushed off his clothes. Shont, fat, gentle, running free under the bridle, war- ranted not to shy and fond of children. In addition to these beautiful traits, it may be Well to add that his favorite pas- timevis answering matrimonial advertisements. Takes a lie ish. delight in standing around, at the hops in his red tape aicktie and relating his escapades with. L. Pfs., Wlueii in dou exwhat to do nextalways spoons out on the piazza. ROBERT PATT1soN HARBOLD C" Highball "5 . Dillsburg, Pa. Toasted "Corps," New Yearls ,O4j HOWITZER. There's Highball the file who regrets, The' fact which he never forgets. I-Iis rep was all made, before here he strayed 'As Captain of Dillsburg Cadets. 0 The irrepressible highball, that's all. His spirits are ,highest -on the days he receives his native journal, and will 'relate stosries by the yard of the accomplishments of his little township band. He came to West Point wearing the laurels of a, cadet captain. This explains why he was never made. He reads nothing but the Persian classics and is so eloquent and. fluent that even the Ordnance Department relaxes and gives him 1.5 out of sheer pity. Has never been known to ,spoon between gaps and reveille. WILLIANI WAsH1NoToN HARRIS, JR. C' Willie "Q ' P , Columbia, S. C. Vlfill Washington Harris -John Smith Would like to call this tale a myth, But he copied the model with the help of his noddle, VVhicli of his- wooden self is the' pith. His full name is William, Waldorf Vlfashington Woodexi- house Woodlesr Wootdpile Wonderbrush Harris. Bill will do well to go along with the tide of liffe, but the moment . he tries to breast' 'the rapid current, he will lose, for he was born under an unlucky star. 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Yes, Hawley's an excellent scout, A 7th man put him to rout. He started to run and gave up his gun For he could go faster without. ' Although not a 'member of the "Change," he is always looking for some one to trade him a box of Cadet Store paper. The most extensive correspondent since the days of Ducrot. We have reason to suspect' that he intends to start a correspondence school, "How to make 'love by mail." Believes in the old motto: "Two is one and three is too many," and when in doubt, always says sweet things about the Tactical Department. RrcHARD jaivnts HERMAN C" Dicknb, Kutztown, Pa. Hop Mgr., for, 702, '03, '04, Dick Herman from morning till night, Billet-doux to his sweetheart does write. Says he's not to blame, it's just a nice game, But Cupid has nailed him all right. As an infant he was a howling success. As a stripling he was the fashion plate of his native heath. As a cadet- well, we hate to say-but there are rumors afloat that he has done the remarkable feat of jumping into the meshes of Cupid and sewing himself hp from the inside. The cor- puscles of his blood are a green mixture of Mozambique English, Dutch and Vedic, the -exact proportions of the ingredients not being known. A ROBERT BAILEY HEWITT C' Bill Bailey "D , Kansas City, Mo. Poughkeepsie once harbored a belle, Bill Bailey soon learned this real well. He went there on leave, and can you conceive Why the girls turned spry Bill out a yell? Is becoming more bashful every year and cannot be coaxed into society even with such inducements as hash parties and after taps pink teas. His walk resembles very much the motion of an eccentric on a milling machine-4 minus the governor. He can live for weeks on no other nourishment than a fleeting smile, and whenever in trouble quickly hies himself to Brunzell, on whose chest he. weeps glistening, hriny tears of misery. 54 Rov VVEBER HOLDERNESS C"eReggie "J Kenosha, Wis. Sergt., Act. Sergt. QColorsjg Hop Mgr., '03, '04, Of his horsenianship Reg is quite proud, Of,his polo his boasts are quite loud. ' Boning gall'ry one day, he was dropped by Tom K. .And deep in the sod his face plowed. Until last summer this man was one of the most charita- ble dispensers of woe and happiness to femininity the class ever knew. And everyone wonders what made the supply cease. The only conclusion we can draw is that he centered all his charity on some single person and let the other .damsels die of starvation. Oh! happy death! His one am- lition is to be stationed near somelarge town, so he can V1 rate 'twixt the honey and the hive. - FRANCIS W'EBSTER HoNEveUTT C' Honey " " Dan 'tj - Washington, D . C. Sergt., Act. Sei-gt., Lieut.g Intercollegiate Fencing Championship, 302, HA" Fencing. ' Three miles down this fine river-side, ' On Putnam Dan went for a ride, But soon they got partecl,,the horse for home started- Pond's Extract that night Dan applied. A, fencer with Cupid, a rider of Montgomery and a spooner of-gender, feminine, eyes red, white, or blue, tresses, golden, auburn or sunburned. He has figured in many lively escapades, most of which have not found their way to the newspapers as yet. His arms are so long that when seen in the dark, a person generally thinks he is carrying a club in his hand. A, EDWARD LORENZO HooPER C" Daddyn "E1iphaletl'j A I Gloucester, Mass. Corp., Act. Sergt. ' Some friends with this orderlyls leave, Played cards in his room New Year's Eve. . Three monthsls what he paidg in Iune he was made A corp'ral, this blow to retrieve. This man is really harassed-not by "femmes" but by newspaper correspondents. The whole trouble arose from certain rumors coming from a small hamlet in Mass. David MeKeel, who has been keeping quite a iatherly eye on Eliphalet, says the romance to be so happily ended began last summer on the moonlit Hudson. His gingery' walk always reminds you of a barrel on the storm tossed sea. - 1 . S5 ROBERT PHILIP HOWELL, JR. C"Bobby Nj Goldsboro, N. C. Corp., Sergt. Runt Howell holds tenths very dear, The way that he bones them is queer. X'Vhen at cavalry drill, his ambish he should still, Good soldiers may be in the I'C211'. ' The greatest section-'room orator since the days of Webster. A past grand master in the art of debate. He first came into the light of the public by his masterly treat- ment of "Should I have the tenth, or shOuld.I not ?" After a long line of unanswerable arguments, feelingly advanced, the matter is always clinched by f'Yes, that is what I meant," amid the silent applause of all listeners. CHARLES SHERMAN HOVT C" General "J Washington, D. C. Hop Mgr., '03, 'o4g Mgr. Fencing Team. Of hair-oils he has a large stock, Of hair he has hardly a lock. Spite of measures heroic, this bald-headed stoic Can't make the hair grow on his block. ' As the result of the extra amount of slum on the menu and the increased hygrometric qualities of the milk since the recent watering of the Mess Hall stocks, he has had to have a nurse to keep him from overeating himself. Between looking up ,advertisements for hair renovators and anti- fat cures, he has become prematurely oldg but we hope he may succeed in finding the Fountain of Youth. GEORGE BOWDICH HUN'FER C' Humpty "Q St. Louis, Mo. Sergt. At Stockbridge last summer they say, Hump Hunter on beefsteak did stray. He grabbed it and rang the feed then began, On slum the tacs feasted next day. "He dreams of healths tive fathouis deep." Said to be a youth of infinite receptive capacity-for math-and seltzer water. Not being enough of a musician to distinguish between calls for "reverse" and "countermarch," he does not enjoy hops as much as some other things. Has a fond- ness for Jewelry and loves to decorate his friends with little tokens of ,esteem such as lockets, earrings, etc. - Call him by his first name and he'll do anything and anybody for you. ' 56 CHRISTOPHER IENSVOLD C"Sky "U, Lacrosse, Wis. Act. Sergtg Foot Ball Team, '01, ,O2, 'o3g,"A" Foot Ball. Poor Sky in his practical mind, A plan for a "make" once designed. A I-Ie wasted his work for just the Com's clerk Took' note of this quill-honing grind. ' By birth an American, by blood a Skywegian and by misfortune a buck. Although he knows the theory he always endeavors to do the practical. Witli Puddin' Head VVllSO11 h'e forms the famous after reveille "JOshens." Al- though no One ever understands his grinds without a de- scriptive diagram, they generally laugh out of sympathy, fOlI,xfC2.1' of more of his Skywegian wit: JOHN IENNrNGs KINGMAN Q"Johnnie "J A Chattanooga, Tenn. Sergt-., Co. Q. M. Sergt., Capt., Lieutg Iooth Night, 'o3. In camp foxy Scandalous John ' Proceeded to run it upon His partner so sweet, for her card he'd complete, VVith the names of the fellows in con. Has the strange hallucination that some one is trying to out-speck him. This gives such a symmetrical slope to his shoulders that he must fain lind exercise in chasing the elusive tenth. He has been the victim of a conspiracy. 'Tis the same old story. I-le adored a girl. She played with his puerile affections and showered all her devotion On another, less worthy thanlhe. NO wonder that he is a woman-hater. STANLEY KOCH C"FoXl1all"D A Bozeman, Mon. Act. Sergt. - ' Stan. Koch boniirg make had hard luck, A hair with each skin did he pluck. But now he is bald, his bluff has been called, I-Ie's back in the ranks as a buck. This Montana product is not as bad as his snarl and mean countenance would make him appear. A horse breaker by trade and a rider by profession, he has 'acquired fixed habits which make him not easy to control. But underneath his subduing sound-Off and his coat Of tan-bark there are many goodly qualities. At present he is 'Fitting himself for the Signal Corps by daily practice with a white towel and a pillow case. 57 15225 ' -Eifdi' "19I2i:i?2'1fif?iI2l'521'Iif5'?'?21'e1-ttf-1.2525 ' 2 tn.-4 A 2:1'a4!Sm3E.fQfff2i:i2 ' gil? 'L hrfigiiiitiiriif . .,gg,.g.35g:p:j1f:,. . ,, .: .N ' f ' A f 'aiit '35'fY ,-'. 2 1 1 , S? G t 7 1 W , Q fi ' 'A fic ,K ' 4' , .. " I .Gy ' ' 1122253 , , f:f1.4:ia'z-.:w,, . .- .251-32 411: "Hia ' ' ' ,u Wi: . ,..,, .fs ,I . . f2 A -f ' t ff? 'Y 'W' f4?l fl' Fw ' 1. T " , . ' '. ., I , . PS" ' 5'-Zf:f'i"':! 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He is now planning a new branch of service, known as the "Horse Marines," for which he is eminently Fitted. JACOB ARTHUR MACK C' jake "D, Orangeburg, S. C. Corp., B. A. . I. A. Mack used. to sign himself Jake, But that name he now does forsake, So we may surmise that feminine eyes, To I. Arthur more kindly must take. This man is the dear "ArtlQur" of many letters of love and devotion which wind their way to and from the sunny South. Constantly wears a golden chain around his 'neck and guards the locket as he would his last postage stamp. He is famous for his books., "How to get skins 0ff"' and "Never let anyone run it on youf' As a poet he is both sublime and entrancing-that is, he will put anyone i11 a trance. Such tommy-rot as this ad lz'b1't1f1111- "Her limpid eyes and dainty mouth, Show well her high estate, etc." JOSEPH ALEXANDER MCANDREW C'lSandy "J Bentonville, Ark. Foot Ball Team, '01, '02, '03, "A" Foot Ball, Indoor Meet, '01, ,O2, '03, '04, ' A brae lad is Sandy the Red, Wi' paunchie sae fine and weel-fed. Lang-syne he once tried Montgom'ry to ride. Since then he can't hold up his head. The original woman-hater, visits Flirtation NValk only for the purpose of smoking, but we' hear that he spooned heavily on furlough. Will not study when in good health and never is sick except when moving to and from camp. His knowledge of Shakespeare, his melodious tenor voice and his ready b-ache make him the admiration of his friends and the terror of his enemies. . 58 Lows ABEEL MCCLURE C"Grow1ey "Q . Carson City, Nev . Afraid that he might incommode His friends at their New York abode, I He stayed out all night. Oh, what a sad plight For one who such thoughtfulness showed! Ah, what have we here? Forsooth a lady's man. He has at last attained his star for distinction in the gentle art and science of spooning. Spends all his available time in either specking or practicing the useful precepts in the ' "Elements of How to Be Bashfulf' written wholly by him- self, and 'sold by the Cadet Store, 311.59 net profit. His leisure hours are devoted to deodorizing the Aurora Boro Alice assortment of two Ctooj scented epistolary effusions wlfch make his life Worth living without her-or them perl s. ' DONALD COWAN MCDONALD Cujennienj Grafton, N. D. Corp., Sergt., Act. Ist Sergt.,'Lieut., Hop Mgr. '03, '04, Iooth Night 'o4. I Little Blat: is our bonnie wee Scot, The most desperate spoonoid we've got. He assails every girl with "that dear little curl." And then thinks she's his own-but she's not. Y So conhding that lie even talks to himself while gazing dreamily into a mirror. The ladies call him cute and want him for a Watch charm. - The soft, iridescent twinkle of his bonny gray eyes transports them to heavens of excruciating delight. In social repartee he is equalled only by Martin Dooley Wlieeler. He can tell in a Wink the number of lights in the ceiling of Cullum Hall and generally uses this as an eye opener in his operations against the "femmes" from the land of L. P. JAMES GARFIELD McILRov C' Mac "J, Irwin, Ohio Corp.5 B. A. I You'd hardly suspect such ,a rose Would venomous instincts enclose, Yet vicious, suspicious, pernicious, malicious I-Ie must he, since fights l1e'll propose. A great. deal of dignity compressed in a small body. A man who believes that anyend can be attained if the pressure is constant and strong enough. He scorns trifles when he thinks he is noticed. Being iust off the farm, he loves hunting and has become quite skilful in chasing the "tenths" He is so distant and cold that a girl almost freezes in his presence. He has been known to relax. however, and assume a semblance 'of kindness. 59 I , , ,.,1..v,. ....a,,,,5,,, rrwg, . , ' an L , - , 'sz 71.-: fQ.I,l, , - A 2. L.: -4-ff. 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The beautiful lines and graceful undulating curves of his voluptuous figure have deservedly won for him the titles of Venus de Milo. In his matchless form, all the graces of Greece are embodied and eclipsed. For as person of artistic temperament no pleasure could be greater than to watch David waddle across the area and an aesthetic mind may revel in the curves and sinuosities of a never- ending maze of delight. JOHN WILLIAM McK1E CH Mackey "D, Ashland, Wis. Act. Sergt. VVith tenths a great war does he wage, His poop-power no one can g'-rge Vtlith many a fidget from tow-head to digit, He sounds oFf the spec by the page. The West Point Globe Almanac. Has the most phe- nomenal memory 'in modern times, Knows foot ball scores for years back and base ball scores and batting averages of the early So's. Can tallg on any subject, whether he knows anything about it or not. Thinks he is a good ridoicl and will consequently take the Artillery and ride a caisson. The only case of insanity ever known in the Corps was caused by his perennial How of B. S, LESLIE JAMES MCNAIR C'Whitey HJ, Minneapolis, Minn. Pedestrian Vtfhitey McNair, Once managed to cleadbeat a fare. As he walked the last mile he said, "For a while Of aifairs with the fair I'll bewaref, Has a great ambition to be Scotch, and for this reason plays golf, speaks the dialect and collects all the labels on King Williaiii bottles. Takes to his little dish of oatmeal as a duck does to water. To test his power of 'observation he counted the number of railroad ties between here and New- burgh. This accounts for his antipathy to the dough boys. His frequent appearance in the mail room has led' some people to believe that the place is haunted, 60 1 t 1 D J ' " "WL V1-I.-1 1 CHARLES ANDREW MEALS C Three Square 5 O'Neill, Neb. Indoor Meet, '02, '03, '04, Record Fence Vault '03, Now this caustic wit from O'Neill, Delights to enjoy a square meal, , But he thinks it a shame that for want of a name, Any clothing should ownerless feel. Talk, did you say? Golly! but he can talk. As a youth he was wont to harangue the old well in the absence of anything drier. As a plebe he would explode with silver tongued oratory, even upon such subjects as "Rat Funerals." What the future holds for him is impossible to say, but certain it is that the full dinner pail will never fail to be expressed in flowery language as long as the B. S. goes ro. ' JOHN jay MOLLER Q" Plug," HI. j."j, St. Louis, Mo. Act. Sergtg Hop Mgr. '01, '02, '03, Iootli Night '03, 'o4. I. I. so loud-mouthed and profane, Forever at something inane, YVlien con's he can't do the air will be blue, But you'll always find him raising Cain. It talks, oh, goodness! how it talks. A continuous 'performance of varied variety. Begins talking at reveille ,and no one has kept awake long enough to see when he runs down. For this reason he is indispensable at the hops as he can carry' on a conversation with a rnummy if neces- sary. Said to be responsible for all those excruciatingly funny remarks that O'Hara has failed to copyright. Can make an hour's recitation on any enunciation, whether in or out of the book. LUCIAN BARCLAY Moonv C' Runt"Q Huron, S. D. Pray who owns that monstrous big chin, The one that is never drawn in? ' 'Tis Moody, the spec, who 'gets by the peck, The tenths which this chin helps him win. A roisterous, boisterous, blustering bully-always ready a roughhouse or a fight. Even as a plebe he terrorized the upper classmen by his swaggering airs, and by the time he became a first class man he' had a most unholy bluff on 'every one, from Tony the shoe black up to Sergt. 'Branni- gan. 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A V A furlough book-agent named Neal From house to house gave his smooth spiel. He sold "Little Gems," to middle-aged femmes, But now he denies the whole deal. A worthy scion of the Granite State-therefore not wooden. He possesses all the proverbial shrewdness and acumen of a busy Yankee-always combining business with pleasure. His class ring has caused him so much worry that he has had a trunk made for it. This has led many people to believe that he has given it away, but no one has been able to find the 'Awidderf' A JAM.Es JOSEPH O'HARA C" Patsy "J San Francisco, Cal. Corp., Sergt., Lieut.g'rooth Night, '02, Hop Mgr., 'or, ,O2, 303. Y They say that 'though French by consent, I-Ie's really of Irish descent. For Erin goebrah, he'll hip-hip-hurrah, And to anything Irish assent. A direct lineal descendant of St. Patrick, who turns green with envy at the sight of a Dutchman. Although not yet naturalized, he is 'fast undergoing a system of evolu- tion whichiwill in time malie him a candidate on the all- Irish-American Foot Ball Team. He professes to be ia woman hater, but the "Bach's" now .have conclusive evi- dence which will place him on the proscrlbed list until graduation. BERNARD PHILLIP OSWALT Cl' Peep-y-ty-Peep "D Tuskegee, Ala. His post was by number the third, Of tacs this poor plebe had ne'er heard. Said Andy, O. C., "NVhat may your name be?" "Peep-te-peep, 1'rn a too-loo-loo bird." ' As graceful as a gargoyle, airy as a nymph, and as intoxicating as a fairy. He always reminds you of new mown hay on a su'mmer's day. His attractions can be best expressed in his own flowery language: "1 am a tu-tu bird, Sir! I 'am Mr. Robin Red Breast, Sir! My hair is 'sky-blue pink, with a heavenly border, Sir! I arn the Sunshine, of Paradise Alley, Sir! Ah, thereli' , 62 JOSEPH DODGE PARK C" Joe"j Plyn1outh,,N. H. Indoor Meet, '01, '02, '03, 'o4.- ' To walk for four months is no fun, And fire-arms weigh 'bout a ton. So, Joe, the old Wag, discarded his Krag And carried a fake wooden gun. A model of physical culture and calisthenics, combining at once the imposing grandeur of the Pyramids and the graceful curves of a Doric Column. 1-le is constantly pursued by a strange night-mare in which he sees himself as the projection of a rolling cone on the area. He is indeed a supernatural person. We say this with modesty, knowing that some day this biography may be used against h'n in a Court Martial. ' A ROBERT BURNS PARKER Ct P. R."j, Robinson, Ill. Sergt., B. A., Stage Mgr. Iooth Night, ,O4. You've heard in our "Army Blue" tune, Of those who come down here in June. She came from V. C. and charmed P. R. B., In one hour they talked honeymoon. So sentimental that he must be rocked to sleep each 'night to the mournful but intoxicating twang of Snitz ,Gruber's guitar. One of the greatest practical jokers the Com. has never caught. His theatre of Operations extends from the Tac's ofhce on the right to Father Thayer's monu- ment On the leftg and he is the first man who has effec- tively demonstrated the disturbing effect of the cannon ball when handled by a skilful general in the middle of the night. CHARLES ROBERT PE'rrrs C" Peter"j Corp., HOXAVITZERQ Sharpshooter's- Medal. Pete Pettis has gained much renown, By 'stunts he performs when "in town," But he'd never confess, though itfs true none the less, His chief joy is chewing the brown. The lad with the shining morning face. He loves to entertain the femmes with skirt dances on the infantry plain, and maintains that the -only place to spoon is up an apple tree, hanging by the coat-tail with both arms free. He is the first' man to apply the principles of the rolling cone and least squares to the hop-room floor. Does every body and everything with mathematical precision. 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This, however, does not place him on-the "retired" list. For four years he has been troubled with a slight astigmatism in the "specking" line-in short, a "blind speckoidf' Those who know him will tell you that this "bon enfant" is one of the most generous and least natural of men they have ever met. - RICHARD REMBERT PICKERING CK Timothy,"' " Pick Nj, Uniontown, Ala. From the South comes old Timothy Pick. On skates he is getting quite slick. With a gasp and a stare and his feet in the air- It's lucky the ice is so thick., In argument he delights' 'It offers an opportunity to leave the subject undiscussed. "Now, see here," is the regular preface to all his recltations. The habit ,was acquired at Tuskegee. His wonderful tales of f'Ole Ala,- bama" are rare examples of his imaginative genius. His friends all unite in saying that "Timothy" was never' known to exaggerate. Excite him and his actions resemble those of the pith sailors used in a lecture on Electricity. I HENRY CONGER PRATT C'Conger "J 1 Milwaukee, Wis. Corp., Sergt., Lieut. Behold this Adonis so sleek. Oh! hark to his voice with the squeak. Although not alarming at small-talk he's charming, And fanning Czarinas unique. A worthy scion of the House of Glassford, and makes a perfect conjugate for the axis of the concern. For three years he has been the victim of a boycott and syndicate, which he finally broke by his famous corner on the femme market in Camp Shipp. Has the astounding record of never missing a hop nor the opportunity of demonstratinglthe advantages of a certain rock on Gee's Point. 64 v LEo PAUL QUINN C' L. P..," " P. Kahn "D - - Spokane, Wash. Act. Sergt. , A youth quite light-hearted and free, Is Leo P. Quinn, you'll agree, But sad to relate, a deplorable fate Has doomed him to be an L. P. His sweet nick-name will bring back fond reminis- cences. of those sweet bygone days. If to this we add his charming powers as a songster, we have the key to his successes on six-hour leaves. VV1ll take the opposite to any fargument, from "The age of VVilly Simpson" down to - "VVhy chorus girls should 'not be discussed in ull' F' D . ' . p J ic. HENRY JOSEPH REILLY Ct P. OXO . Vlfashington, D. C. Corp., Sergt., Co. Q. M. Sergt., Lieut., B. A. 4 I P.- O. Reilly in automobile, Through Europe next summer will spiel. In a motor for two that goes choo-choo-choo, He'll listen to wedding bells peal. A, man of opinion in his own opinion. An authority on artillery-its uselessness and its glorious future. He has the habit of constantly advancing chimerical theories and ideas on all questions that arise. If you are convinced and adopthis views, he will forsake his own inventions, and by his masterful mind present diametrically opposite arguments. Like a pelican, he stands o11 one foot in order to jump to the other when the opportunity arrives. STEPHEN CLARK REYNOLDS C" Plebe," "Louis "D St. Louis, Mo. Leader of Choir, 'o3g Cheermaster, 'ogg Iooth Night, I 5 03, 04. - i Plebe Reynolds' invisible choir Religious CPD emotions inspire. , From cadet to P. 'tis said, "How can ue From this choir some quiet acquire?" He is the leader of that.little German band who with the help of Prof. "P1naud', Essigke give us those 'delightful night-mares in Hve rounds just as we fall to sleep on a Sunday morning in chapel. Like. Napoleon, however, .he urges his little band on to brilliant efforts by straining his own organ pipes Copen or closedj to their limit of resonance. As a plebe he had the ambition to be the Adonis of his class. This accounts for his bracing, which is at once the ideal and- laughter of the rear rank. , .:4T1?'3'-f Eff E 1. ' . - :as,:,..iQ.1 .yfzsa-um...r 1. ' 1.4 .. 4, JOHN BUCHANAN RICHARDSON C' B. 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His expert opinions and intricate demonstrations in Astronomy have so convinced the professors that he has been asked to write a book on the subject, in order to be more perfectly understood. Expounder of the famous theory, "Why is the earth green ?" This famous discussion is now in the 48th volume, and when completed will be added as an appendix to VVOOlnOugh's "'Ephemeris." ROBERT CHARLWOOD RICHARDSON, JR. C' Nell "Q Charleston, S. C. Corp., Sergt., Co. Q. M. Sergt., Lieut.g Hop Mgr., '01, '02, '03 5 rooth Night, '03, '04, HOWITZER. Now Nell feeling sore at the dread Of all of his hair gettingdead, A remedy tried-Pat's lotion applied,- Ancl the soreness came out of his head. Dainty, petite, delightful as a summ'er's breeze, and all those other adjectives generally employed in describing a nymph at the bath, would utterly fail to picture the charms of this little accident of love. He was born to be loved and .fnot to love, but like many other frail persons, he has wandered out into the field Of experiment. He is known to play a delightful game of golf, generally imper- sonating Cupid with a quiver for a golf-bag and bows and arrows for golf-sticks. NAPOLEON WILLIAM RILEY Cl Nap "J Newstead, Ky. Indoor Meet, '01, '02, '03, '04, Foot Ball Team, '01, -92, '03g "A" Foot Ball. Fat Nap from the land of Dan Boone, Delights in wee lassies to spoon. He tells with a chuckle that makes the beams buckle, His jokes to his female platoon. A Mellin's Food product. To understand him you must hear him laugh. He laughs and grows fat. At first a gentle chuckle coming from the cavernous depths-then with a few oscillations and a few "long rolls" it grows to a frantic scream of delight. As a tactician he is second to none and always first with his platoon. N. B.-Always follow in his wake when dancing, 66 HENRX' HARRIS ROBERT C" Hip "D, Centreville, Miss. Corp Q M Sergt Ist Ca t Toast Master New Q ., . . ., p . g Years, 'o4. - H'ere's hale hearty health and a sip, To Hilarious Hundred Hop Hip,4 And hei-e's to the girl who in camp was his pearl, And may she ne'er give him the slip. Le voila! .A whooping, herpolhodeian, hilarious, har- monious vhoppoid, the hero of a hundred hops. Congress has voted him a tabletin the hall which was the scene of his many. triumphs. A spoonoid of the most abandoned type. Has written several works on etiquette and repartee, A in which are embodied his famous after-dinner b-aches -whilelinspecting the Mess l-lall. l-Iis greatest effort, how- ever, 15 "The Manual of the Introduction," in three slides a one bounce. ' THOMAS MATTHEXVS RoB1Ns C" Cock "J A - V Snow Hill, Md. Sergt., Act. Serg. Maj., Lieut. Cock Robins's a rider so bold Qu horses decrepit and old, Gives rides every day and all the 'girls say, "How tight Mr: Robins can hold!" 'Through constant association with. Atkins he has de- veloped a great dislike for grinds: He is on speaking terms with everyxhorse in the stables, and even the "sawdust horses" in the gym have shown a great fondness for hun. He ,is knownto sleep in his riding trousers and has had frequent night-mares. No doubt will die with his boots on. RILEY ESTEI. Scorfr C' Liz "D M0UtC-91U1, W- Va- A. queer combination is Lizi ' 'Tis hard to tell just what he is. He's wooden, poetic, wise, crazy, pathetic, And fond of a cold vermouth iizz. One of those conglomerations which are always a puzzle. Wlien stroked the proper way, he is amiable-g when startled, he is ferocious. His greatest propensities are to dance the can-can, become seasick in a heavy rain storm. and flight-headed over cadet mess cider. At moments his 'brilliancy is unsurpassed. In the same moment you are treated to weird and uncanny sounds of a troubled mind. 67 I f 42:1 4i:P'V"11,'4"!f' '. . F "wtf " 555 1- 15:51-f - ' if:Qf:Z2i2:1A"'? ' L',IIi'-fv:'g2.':1'Q:jf.'f-i."Ir - v--f4r'A'F.?5-iiiiif'ffl- ' ' 1 A, -gg: I, ffifaiaasi-frog, I as-me-5-e-z-ref.. -f . 1 - -i I , ia 4 1- ' .43"" -I . -"W" " Z -329.1 .7115 ,. f y. ' ' ' . 'f- We va., z I I. -- - '12 M.:--4 ,-rf '41 . -i 'v'.f1r-' : iff " ff " I "1 i . ,..., .. . .-hrs, ' :TE ' ""'1'A:uM.....1:. 3 WILLIAM Ross Scotrfr Q" Chevre Rougenj Indianapolis, Ind. "A" Fencing, Field Meet, 'o3. 'Twas William R. Scott's little game, To draw things and thereby win fame. When on last Ha1lowe'en throwing rocks he was seen, , He drew twenty tours just the same. This party states that there are three distinct planes of stratihcation in the tan-bark of the riding-hall, having passed through- all three on many occasions. Erstwhile a walking delegate of the Disturbance Union, having dis- pelled one night with a bucket of rocks mthat quiet in bar- racks which is so pleasing to the tacs. From this he degen- erated into a spoonoid, and he can now be found any afternoon in the bounds of the whist club figuring on what beats two pair. HARRY LINCOLN SIMPSON C" Cavalry "D . jersey City, N. J. Iooth Night, ,O2, 'o4.' A function of time was H. L. Demerits were sounding his knell. The Doc. took him in, and kept him from sin. December the'first made him well. The W'est Point Dope Sheet. Loves to talk race horses, gym horses and horse laughs. The origin of his cognomen is doubtful. Some say it is from the color of his locks. Others say he got it the day he donned his riding trousers and did not know which eiid of a horse to lead to the water. Can tickle a soap box as well as a piano. Plays the phonograph, hectograph, heliograph and any other kind of a graft he can get onto. Transposes the most classical compositions into rhythmical rag-time and then plays them backwards. WILLIAM FITZHUGH LEE SIMPSON C'Wuf1le"j ' Washington, D. C. NVee lvillie is one of the boys, His clothes-press is plum-full of tovs. He's a long-winded talker, likewise a great walker, And dancing is one of his joys. He loves to talk and does talk, never failing to get the last word in every argument. The only thing that ever got the better of him was an echo. He has the con- ceited idea that he is the best friend of any one higher ranking than himself. Morning, noon and night you can find him eating soap and blowing bubbles. With the aid of a Cambria his age has been computed to be 3 years. This, however, is still subject to a factor of safety 50. 68 WALTER SINGLES C" Fritz" J Colwyn, Pa, Marksman, 'o3g Indoor Meet, '01, ,O2. ' I-lere's Singles whose eloquent tongue, A In the section-room often has sung. VVe stop to admire his verbal quick-fire, And guess how his jaw-tackle's hung. Not' since the days of VVindy, son of B-Achayat, has there been so voluble a man in the Corps. He can' make even a table of logarithms interesting by his forcible and elegant expression and masterful delivery. Always insists on using! a "s,loboon" as a platform. During his second class year the Phil department used his patent hair-clipped head as a good .example of a warped surface. HB. I." RlCllEl1'ClSOl'l says it was a ,graphical representation of the "umbilical point." V CHARLES THOMAS SMART Q" Tam "J g Hartford, Conn. Sergt., Act. Ist Sergt., Lieut. In camp sawed-off Tam with a will, Right smartly made use of his quill. Now chevrons he wears, heds through with his cares, . His rep he's endeavlring to kill. Behold our swaggering, bullying, buccaneering ' Tam." And to think that this sudden change has come over him in the short space of one month. Oh! fatal day! No more does he run the phonograph for the bloods at Kendrick H-all. Verily, man knoweth not the outcome of a 27-l'lOLl1' leave. He cannot be dragged from that clinking Glass whose hoarse and cadaverous voice beckons him on to the sea ofuoblivion. And worst of all, he loves French mil- linery. MERRILL ELLICOTT SPALDING Ct Merrill H5 ' - . Concordia, Kan. The laundry he thought 'he was Fleecing, And therefore he slept without ceasing One whole summer night on liis trousers of white. Alas, he. found troubles increasing. 'A model young man, his every word a deed, possess- ing- the unheard-of distinction of -never having done any- thing particularly gross. Always as fresh and sweet as a daisy, he is idolized for his radiant cheeks, sparkling brown eyes and captivating smile. ln truth, we fear for hun when he leaves the protection of the Academy. His mod- esty will no doubt prevent him from reaching the. goal which otherwise would be his. , Q . 69 :- , fi? 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Engaged in most any old sort Of games which--involve the true sport, Is fleet-footecl Joe, who Wants us to know, That managing prize-fights's his forte. "Reported sick in hospital several times, but I am still well." Such grinds as these and infinitum will wake you up at two o'clock in the morning and tell, you that the latest is not out yet. Generally gets up at reveille and runs fifteen miles for his appetite. He is one of those few men who do not hesitate to put down their ancestry as "Yankee," and yet not furnish passengers for the whole Mayflower. , GEORGE VEAZEY STRONG C" G. A.," " Veazey HD , Helena, Mon. Corp., B. A., ISt Serg., Capt., "A" Fencing, Intercol. Fencing Championship Medal, Capt. Fencing Team, '04, Hop Mgr., '03, '04, - And now for our friend Strong, G. A., lVho always has plenty tot say. His lordly-like strut shows' up as the butt- The butt of amusement for aye. So l"ti'nny" that like a 'sieve you can almost see through him. Banished from his native state on account of relig- ious principles and beliefs, 'he sought refuge in the free and wild atmosphere of the Rockies. Since then he has reformed and now accepts even Christianity 'as laid down in the Blue Book, "Skin others as they skin you."' Just now he is undecided whether to take a chance on life in the 6th or a tac in a tin school, INNIS' PALMER SWIFT C' P." " Pammer Washington, D. C. Sergt., Lieut. VVl1en Pammer got through with the horse, He loosened the wrong strap of course, ' The horse got entangled with the sabre that dangled, You'd have thought he'd been fed upon "F0rce"l Although this tattooer has no direct designs on the class cup, it is said that he has been hived secretly admiring the designs and patterns on the napkin ,ringsp The appre- ciation of beauty or -art is never accidental. It is either the inspiration of a lofty or a crafty mind. Besides his artistic talents he is intensely musical.. His famous rendi- tion of i'Beauty's Eyes" to the tunes of the "Missouri .Na- tional" is a "piece de resistance" that no mortal could long survive. D , 70 I MATTHEW HENRX' THOMLINSON , C" Tommy," "' Mathy "D, North Haven, Conn. Corp., ISt Sergt., Lieut. and Adj. I CO11l1CCl2lCLll2,S timber is good, ' Her nutniegs are all made of wood, And chevrons which please, all grow upon trees, Accounting for Tho1nlinson's pud. ' The old reliable of the Tactical .department whose hearts he pierced through by the dulcet tones of his fog- horn bazoog by the Greek lines of his Figure, Hebraic grandeur of his nose and a quill far more facile than one would suppose. In his pipe dreams come visions of Fili- pino fair maids dancing for him 'neath the palm trees' cool shade. Although from the Nutmeg State, he is willing to convince you that he has none'of the constituents in NTFS own personality. ' I CHARLES FULLINGTON THOMPSON C"Ton1po," " Bigelow "D, Jamestown. N. D. Act. Sergtg Foot Ball Team, '02, '03g "A" Foot Ball, Indoor Meet, '01, '02, '03, '04, Said Tompo so full of arnbish, "To this question an answer I wishg Now, why don't vou use some leveling screws, To level this mercury dish?" An Apollo in form, a Hercules in strength and a Cupid by trade is this man Tompo. Had not playful fortune in a sportive mood placed his head on wrong side, he would have had a chest of which any Major General might have been justly proud. His military abilities have wasted their sweetness on the desert air, being eclipsed by those of his room-mate ':Sky." AUGUSTUS BISSELL VAN WORMER C" Van "5 ' . , Binghampton, N. Y. Van 'Woriner loved truly a dame, To him no one else was the same. With a sigh he would say to her picture each day, "I'd like to be' changing your namef' For some unknown reason Qto himself alonej, Van is a victim to the unfortunate habit of "piping" at various inopportune moments. He spends most of his time trying to explain how it all happened. Although always "down," he is never "out" His hair still shows the effects of the 'mental strain of mortiicication and explanation, in vertical and otherwise, for confusing the destination of :1 wash-list and a billet doux. '71 , ,. f-,f-,3'fjj.afg. .-.fy h4:4:,i 1' 11,251-fr3:.:5r::f'1rsE?E-fiTi- 'L .i , - . 1 -f33?Qgmfeg3L3fff 551:54 . ' 112' -' ,as x Nik. ,UN - :gg -. wg:-:1,..1',g,f, 11. ' ' " 1 - fifsfj?-'ii' '-1.4 . .. V -aw-41 i I ii Q if if 532' 1 yg3Qf?,ifg1q, ' ' "W" z.: " ' V, :nj'1.r3:2r,,-.53 521- q- ..f:: .433 :,:,,,,.-f5i5:,iar':f,, 1 1, Am. -wg, f Z 17' ' 1 ' fa? 'QL f' '41 9 , I N s fa . A 5 'L ' 'si 4 4. , fi A 4 a Q 9 M J i f i f '4 so 1 5 fn ,ff K0 ,off-fa y ,,, . 1 A f 1 f fi ' ' J 'if 3 1 'is ps ' tc Y 5,1 7 ,Q 7 I ,, 4 , S' 'Q' ' ff if 4 f ' 5 a f 'if 4159 x f 5 1 4? bs ' A.. -' ' fw'a'f5xf'i2'-if-v:E'f'f7?:f5g?fi.45- ,,.4sf5ff49 -'wf fff' ,. .V- .f I 'i X '. 525' " f-1a:gaLefy w- - Aj-I .f-.- I , Q i! ,i , w ru-A ,-. ' - -1. V-' -' ay- ' , ' V . . :Wi-f , ' "15...,-Trl , 17. an-fzl'-I r 0 ,. Y ' 'V I'-9'5f.,f4 :' 5' . MZ. '71 717-U . . -1 f fi' Q gif' i -4- 1 ' fi Qwiniifigfi 1, iw a: .. . .4 'ffi ., ,,,,,,, , . - f Q . A , .3219 . ,W . . '- 'q - a..nr.a.,.E .2- 547 wif' rfff fzfvjig Ggfxsf 53 fs 4? 1531 f ,A M f 'f f 4-Zh a,f 1 I 40 wx 2 we i as 'V tlzffifftf bf 7 A P its .r fm .af 5 4: JPVQS 1 if M165 4 'mm -ff RUSSELL VERNON VENABLE Ct Russ "5 Cincinnati, Ohio. Act. Sergt. WVater-melon may be very nice, VVhen daintily served by the slice. Bold Russ did aspire to eat one entire- He lay all next day packed in ice. Born a singer but not a songster. Although he has the ordnance walk, with all the side latches and mechanism, every one can plainly see that his future is' in the Army Service Corps. A lover of Bowers, poetry, slum and River- side femmes. He has a choice collection of grinds 'C?j, which he will repeat as often as you will listen. Any one willing to break through his grouchy exterior shell will certainly not find a mummy inside. CARR WILSON WALLER Ct' Dutch Daddy "D - New Bloomfield, Mo. Gray-haired Daddy Wallei'-old bean- VVent with us to see the Horse Show. A gay demoiselle cast o'er him a spell- He forgot when the train ought to go. "Allow me to introduce Mr. l1Val1er, the great water- color artist." You have probably seen some of his por- traits of high and mighty personages in which you must have noted the predominance of brown, for that is his favorite color. Always carries a time-table on the ar- rival and departure of all trains out of New York. These, however, are not up to date with the latest interpolations furnished by the tactical department. HUGH LAWSON WALTHALL C" Hugh "ji , C Modesto., Cal. Indoor Meet, '01, '02, '03, 'o4. N Hugh Waltliall has not missed a writ. He started way back with C. Schmidt. From Calcule to Phil, he's been at it until Wie doubt if he ever will quit. The "Oom Paul" of our class. Counts his age by the number of chaperones he has met. 'Has taken the "full dinner pail" course for goats. For exam. after exam. he has shifted himself so admirably on the Academic Board that they have finally given him up as one of those lucky goats that always manage to butt in. ' 72 RALPH TALBOT XVARD C' Runt "J Denver Col. Indoor Meet, 'o1, 502, '03, '04, All-round gymnast, 104. Runt Wlard in a spirit of play ffmbellished his writ for the day. ' ' Ifhe Department of Phil cared not for his skill, bo-he walked in the usual way. First prize for section room repartee. His remarks gen- erally contain more or less of aggressiveness and sharp corners. As one of the bottle holders in the Sth Div. Nursery he knows how to use A B C blocks, rattles and other similar wooden toys. His realistic and philosophical representation' of MW has not been favorably received by every one. especially by his instructors. As editor of the comic paper "Loop-de-Loopu his ,humor has covered a great "area" ' p MERRILL DALE VVHEELER C" Martin Dooley "j - Proctorsville, Vt. Said lfartin, whom nothing will suit, "I swear that I'l1 never salute treated me bad." the fruit. A prof I once had, who. Now Dooley is reaping class who really looks as if he P. C. S. being a "wood chopper," he readily acquired the pleasant art of "knockingf' He spares neither the high nor the low. VVith the ladies he is reserved, and when unable to. talk extinguishes their enthusiasm by original and reckless interpretations of the i'A11X'li.Cl1QTLlS.ii His rosy-cheeked face has often been compared with that of a cherub-with the result that "Martin Dooley" now has an all-summer engagement as a chorus girl. ' The Only man in the came from Vermont. His SHERBURNE WHIPPLE C" Willie "J A New York, N. Y. . Base Ball Team, FOI, ,O3, 'o4g 5'Ai' Base Ball, Hop Mgr., for, ,O2, 'o3. A His hunting tales give us the thought That a dead game sport's rep's what lie sought, Going off in the woods, coming back with the goodsg But' his dead game has always been bought. ', A relic of the Paleozoic- Time. So old that he counts his age by "light" years, and is now in his third -childhood. off the cloak of Time and slide of-lemon claret were waiting Like the lilies of the field, he spin, and when hard pressed Now and then he will cast ra few bases as if a stein for him at the home plate. toils not, neither does he can be as shy and retiring as a dandelion. 73 ef L 'H' .L -A fi-:Zff'11'... fi -is -1. . ' ' 73 ',1:'i',1bg.fE2g'::fZ. ,g2.,,g',Q,s.T:1q., '- v., 'f '1 Q . JL., -va, i ,W'???i1??zae,1-2, Wf- -P ei wtf' s A x' z 9' ,Q 4? px we Bieffe? ff fy X24 5 'MIX' 4 1,1252 4 41 , M43 27945 'iw rea ' if 'r w' 'Z' 'iff' la, U. I A X A. ' 4, uv, , v aw, ,f ,. , . - . . .,.-.'Z+,.-...f , U7 Vi'--CQ? ' U9 I " " ' -v-'-'4l".5Zi.f74'5'f' 1 N ,.,,,,.,,-,,.s,,q,. , .1 .. . 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He, is always willing to spread the cloth in order to afford some gentleman a few minutes of pleasure, provid- ' ing said person has the money. Like Glass, he makes all his arrangements on "graduation terms." At "descrip" he was a hend, and even to this day he is haunted by shades and shadows, brilliant spots and all such tommyrot. ARTHUR HARRISON WILSON C'jing1e"j Springiield, Ill. Indoor Meet, 1900, ,OI, '02, '03, '04, Field Meet, 1900, '01, '02, ,O3, 'o4. Quite novel is Iingle's queer trait, He likes nothing more than a late. VVhen he hears the drufn beat, he slows up his feet, ' Nor does the last note change his gait. This gentle youth came into this world on a bucking bronco and has been "bucking" in ranks ever since- From the way he Walks one might be led to believe that he had designs on the ordnance, were it not for the fact that he is one of the star nfembers of "Spoonoid Ridoids."' Asa plebe he joined the WV. C. T. U. and, although present at many a horse show back in the woods, always sticks to the blue ribbon. ERLE lWARTIN WILsoN C" Pudd'niHead. " " Tubnj Louisville, Ky. - Corp., Sergt. CColorsD, Act. Q. M. Sergt., Lieut.g tooth Night, ,O3, '04. In Hundredth Night plays he's a star, In nigger shows way above par. VV'ith the aid of his wife, Puddenhead with much strife, i Can climb on the parallel bar. As an infant he cried for a bottle-of his native Bour- bon. As a child he gambolled and frisked in the blue grass fields until his frolicsome mood becarne,a habit. As a youth he studied oratory L1l1ClC1' Brother "Iohnsing," of the Afri- can Methodist. As a man he acquired his portly bearing while with the Q. M. D's. Although neither dainty nor feminine, he has made a decided hit in caricaturing Lillian Russell. 74 -.-f-.2-.E-.-.M .. wwg .f ,H A v 3..:14g:f.f'g.fff2:- .. 1, f renew' , , c- gf-,., ALBER1' COURTNEY WIMBERLY C' Buck "J . Ieffersonville, Ga. Q. ' ry ' .t3"'9 A f fl, Hex-e's Buck who was so overjoyed To .iill his unlimited void, 3, 5..1'f ,3Wz g1 e That at Thanksgiving feed, through his gluttonous greed, The tram-time found Buck thus employed. If He was here when the Hudson was still an inland sea, In and intends, to remain until the "Professorial Rowv gives Way to the "New ,West Point." In camp he delighted to entertain the boys with rollicking tunes of the briny deep, always accompanied by Farnsworth on the basso profundo. iq . - . f:.1'..1:::f':.-'rf- fy. .'-,,:a-feline-tml: wig: He once had a ClSS1l.'Q to follow the stage, but the calcium ""'i lights Went out, leaving "Buck" holding the gate receipts. "" '- MARTIN CHRISTIAN WISE C' Greasernj - San Antonio, Tex. Indoor Meet, IQOI. Act..Sergt. One night in Camp Shipp after dark, John Greaser Wise went for a lark. He climbed all the trees just to take in the breeze, And find out what made the tree bark. Qpr -own archaeologist-his investigations of obehsks in Central Park and their practical application to Egyptian "tenth" gathering being one of the Wonders of the age, ' ' but C011- His mode of recitation is not only interesting tinuous. He takes the pointer with a hoop and then sounds off his speck from the corner of hand page down to the Hy speck on the third line bottom. 4- a whistle, the right- from the JAMES ,BARTON WOOLNOUGH C' Goat ' 'Q Minneapolis, Minn. Sharpshooterls Medal, ',03. ' Goat WooInough's a corker in. dis, The bu11's-eye he never does miss. But he can't shoot the stars and the orbit of Mars, He looks up in his Ephem-er-Is. Sure-shot Jim is a born diplomat, which accomplish ment he utilizes inlthe section room to the utmost degree of perfection. It is said that he has a most wonderfu propensity for saying nothing in an intelligent way. 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V fv'.,3f-527.41 we-g.i'q'.-:..:'5" 75 f Za 5' ,. if fl ,v ff WV' 41 f ,wr J M, 1 17 'ef , 5 gr? 'ns S t X 7 PHILIPIHENRY Woizciasrnrz C" PPD, Portland, Me. Corp., Sergt., Act. Sergt., Field Meet, '03, ,O4. VVell, here's to our long-legged P., A runner of fame he might be, If he could keep pace with the tongue in his face, But as no one can do that, can he? ' He prides himself on his shape-he should, for there is none like itgi it makes him a "rara avisf' just hear him, speak, and lo! the place of birth and the scenes of child- hood are instantly revealed. A connoisseur of good "'River' leaf" Cigars, and an inveterate chewer-of spruce gum. HIS modest, unassuming manner, wmsome chlpmunk smile and his sweet, grating dialect will never be forgotten as- long as there are chaperones alive. l CLEMENT HALE WRIGHT? t'P.,?' 'LI-Ta,t,', " P rite" 4 in - Talmadge-, Qhio Field Meet, 103. Yes, if you can make sparks of light Fly off from a bit of pyrite, Youtre sure it's good stuffg, so his nick-namels no bluff, For at sparking fat Pyrite's all right. 1 As a plebe this lad was an unsophisticated school miss., Since then he has changed his P. C. S. Everything has changed, in fact, except his beard and his class standing. He rece1ved his sobriquet ?Fat" as the author of a most wonderful system of taking on avoirdupois. When reciting he always takes on one of those "deep in thought" ex- pressions. This means many tenths to him-as long as he keeps silent. And of those who have dropped by the way, VVe'll think of for many a clay. Full sixty we've lost, and great's been the cost. God bless them is all we can say. And now to our glorious class! May each of us win a true lass, Who'll share with devotion our love and promotion, As by us the years gently pass. 6 P' 1 I ,ft ! m f A ' 1 ,, , . 2 . 1 xv , !fn ', .,,, I-TEN Antony spoke at the bier of Caesar, he came to bury him and not to praise him. This little sketch has neither of these purposes. It is simply ia brief recital of the incidents attending our passage as a class, through the Academy. As such we began our existence in June of the year nineteen hundred, but the real class existed long before, and it would indeed be interesting, if we had the time, space and facilities, to trace the individuals from the cradle until they became intrepid soldiers, with chins hidden in their collars and 1- shoulder blades grinding together. Should we look back we would probably find "Nap" Riley, the heavy-weight pride of the country, "jake" Dew, the ,reliance of the home fire department 3. "Bill" Copp, the noisy burden of the community 5' f'Snitz" Gruber, playing a hand organ, I-larbold, valiantly leading the Dillsburg brigade, "Tom', Gimperling, inventing fairy tales, 'lReggie', ll-Iolderness, inllove but with an ever changing objective 5 "Aunt Polly" Diller, wearing green stockings, "Tow" Benedict, faithfully 'fbon'ing" royal pedigrees, "Sandy" MCAHCl1'CYV, breaking broncosg Glass, run- ning a green goods shop, and so on through the long list of our variously dis- tinguished members. 'Tis -to be feared that we miss much of the shocking and the interesting. If so, it is entirely through-policy. It was indeed a motley crew that entered the Academy under the sobriquet of "The Class of IQO4H-111116 plebes, Iuliets and, last but not least, one lonely "Sep," the last of his tribe. Most of us could probably have passed with credit a rigid examination on the works of Capt. Charles King, Hugh Reed Y. 7 f' -'31:Tfi2 '1,0 I: I , A 5 K i- ..J W4 V -- 54 '-Q27-. 77 andthe Cadet Register, but how different it was from what we anticipated. Every moment was occupied, from reveille to taps. It was a merry-go-round from morning till night, with plenty of extra rides for those who distinguished themselves sufficiently to attract attention. The "Keeley" cure, the first thing. in the morning 5 the double timing to the intoxicating music of the metronome 3 and after each meal, to assist digestion, drills- soirees we learned to call them afterwards, then explanations, written and re-written for the sole purpose of re-writing them again, and then in the evening, a little social call at the oflice, where we yvere given so much atten- tion that we decided to call oftener. And so every one looked forward with pleasure to camp. And it was well that we looked forward to it with pleasure, for there was none either in going or in having gone. fa CADET MESS, 1900 . There may be events in a cadetis life at the Academy, which have been so pleasant that he can never forget them. But the things which are perhaps most indelibly traced on his memory, are the happenings of those worst of night- mares, beast barracks ,and plebe camp. Can we ever forget the sort of dream we lived in, a dream broken only by sudden and rude awakenings. Can we ever forget the days when we had to get up before reveille to shave, or else go unshorn 3 those solemn night watches with burning tapers and crossed bayonets, over the silent body of a dead ratg and then the next day, with weeping and gnashing of teeth, performing that most touching of all ceremonies, a rat fun- eral? Can we ever forget that eternal sleepiness, the stolen naps in Fort Clin- ton, or in the barber's chair, under the hot, sun-drenched tent? Always in a hurry and yet always -late, always working madly and yet seemingly never 78 accomplishing anything, always in the wrong when' we would have sworn that we were in the right, smiled upon by the ladies-thus we called them in those primordial days, legislated by a kind but mistaken Congress, with the ad- vice and consent of the VV. C. T. U. Verily, we were the most puzzled and most unhappy of mortals. And yet in one sense, the only one, we were the happiest. Vtfe were '!Plebes" under the old regime, and with the passing of that old regime has passed all the excitement, all the necessity for good, clear grit, all the training given by those few strenuous weeks. In those days we looked upon a guard tour as a blessing from divine Prov- idence. Right smartly would we walk up and down our post, generally obey- 1 ff orders to "watch that squirrel on the other end", constantly on the alert, kee ing a, sharp lookout for all upper classmeng straining eye and ear for any indication of the enemy, imagining an Indian behind every tree, a Spaniard STADIUM-PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION in every shadow, and more terrible still, yearlings everywhere. The silver- tongued speeches of "Fritz,' Singles, the flowery perorations of 'fThree-square" Meals, and the Herculean feats of the "D" Co. babies will never be forgotten. Andi how carefully did those of us in the runt companies avoid those little side shows on the flank, particularly "The Bowery" and "Paradise Alley? There was a slight respite when those darlings, "The Iulietsf' arrived on the scene. Only the old law 'in Economics can explain this change-concentration at one point necessarily produces distribution at another. And then came 'fTl1umina5 tion,', with all its trials and tribulations. Credit we received noneg now and then some "femme',-so we had learned to call them now-would say sweetly to her escort, "Is that a plebe?" and Htoute de suite" we would drown our sor- 79 RETURN FROM FURLOUGH, 1902 rows in a bucket of lemonade wishing the evening over that we might sleep. T he trip to Peekskill was interesting-and sowas the counting of the telegraph poles on the round trip. And then we were treated to a strange sight, a crowd , , ' M'v2.,"'f'V 'Zi . f m.ff,A,5u ., . ' - , 'V , .L-.L -1--,VI t ' V-Vf.:.,,2i.z?.1.,: 15,-.5-V.y32',,', 1 'V" f "" J V 1 ' ,. ' .. .. i - ' 4, " ti i .-'aff ' 'V .. l fi " -' ' " ' .4 3 ' " . ,' I - .1- .. ,' V ,. V' ,. , - -V - , ,, -.tall . .V . -2 . -V V , ., ,p Q1 P f a s, 4 1 1. . -Y V i K aj,V1.V:,.,-Tri.. N1 Q .LL ,. V V 31 ,. .?Y4,-, Vy.5Z5 4g. " , , - . Y .- ' ,, ,. VV V .- YV' .1 --1..-,hqffg gg' .- 5 a V. ' -' :.::-V:,.,4V ' gn-,4.7-.gg,1x:2fk:'.,U.-195:,-,Afw af-:--.zfy F NV -- ,-,,5'1:j.1-. -. 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'f,,+, if 'ew ,-p 3.5. :VV --,- -wzgg.-px,-,-z -1-vw-','4q4V1.-.f.': .VV' . 1 ,- 4, if- fmiivxsw "fi-'31-'I ' E , f aiafzi 1.Z2'Qa-x.-.-..L'4 "A fjQ,:iw1C3lo'f::fw5vtf5'ffmi:.,4.-.LA ' :Q CAVALRY DRILL ' We then moved back into barracks, the scene of our first engagement. The- Vrapid succession of events began to tell on us now. VVe were hardly in condi- tion to begin the winter's work, which we nevertheless welcomed, for the first 81 1 I and only time. A few of us went out to bone 'itoast' on the foot ball team. Many answered the call, but few were chosen. At last we played the Navy. Defeat had but one comfortg our own little "Dumpy" and old "Ambrosia" Finn played admirably. Early in the winter we had a class meeting, electing Atkins, President, and Campbell, Vice-President, and they served us faithfully, until all class organizations were proscribed by the famous "Golden Bull." At first "boning', was a pleasant change from. "bracing," but long before Christ- mas the novelty had worn off, and instead of sweeping clean, it looked as if C. Smith would make a clean sweep of us. As a result of the first skirmish with the Academic Board, we lost sixteen privates, all number four, rear rank. just about this time the Booze affair was brought to our attention by sev- eral of the yellow journals. They were soon scattering broadcast the most blood-curdling tales and denunciations. This resulted in the appointment of an Investigating Committee. One member especially took a keen delight in apply- ing to the witnesses the hardest names in his vocabulary. This man has since been convicted in a criminal trial for accepting bribes, and is no longer eligible to ofhce under the United States. Under pressure we had a meeting in the mess hall, where we passed a joint resolution to quit the practice of hazing, as far as the four classes assembled were concerned, Our pledge was incorporated in a report and presented to the Committee. From the result, this did not have a great effect. The findings of the Committee were 'fthat we were guilty of hazing, but not of murder." In February the first class graduated and we attended our first graduation parade in the snow. Tiff March we finally decided to inaugurate the President. Our walk through the streets of VVashington was what you might call delightful. The combination of dress hats and overcoats seemed to please the inhabitants better than it did us. The next day we took another stroll. Desiring to disguise ourselves and being quite cold, with a promise of rain, we left our overcoats behind. The promise, by the way, was well fulfilled. Cn our return we found excitement rather low, so a coup d'etat in the form of a "demonstration" was planned and remarkably well exe- cuted. As a result of an investigation, the area once more resounded to the pitter- patter of mearching feetg and nineteen-four did not fail to get honorable mention. Tl1iS WHS the time when Kingman and Pettis acquired their martial stride and "I-lumptyu Hunter developed that intense thirst which has ever since consumed him. And now we became yearlings. As a new camp was being constructed, we were domiciled in barracks. But the new "beasts" arrived shortly and chased us over to Camp "Slouchenberg,', where nightly we remained awake, playing on a foot tub to the tune of "Mosquito Parade." Here it was that 'fl-Iilarious 82 CAMP INSPECTION EQUITATION Hip" Robert began his famous career as a hoppoid, engaging himself to attend one hundred successive nights unless physically disabled. VVe were upheld by the thought of the Pan-American, kept constantly before us by the band, which seemed to have forgotten everything but "Put me off at Buffalo." They played at reveille, taps, parades, concerts and even at a funeral, either out of tune or out of time. Every one enjoyed it, even the Pan-handlers on the Midway. Buffalo 'Bill tried to get Moody for his .Rough Riders and "Tub" Wilsoii for the fat man from Mozambique. Both offers, however, were graceful-ly turned down. W'as ever so much crowded into such a short time: theatres, japanese village, Loop-de-Loop, Streets of Cairo, Moonlight on the Niagara, 2oth Cen- tury Dance and the greatlCasino hop-truly a hop, as it was impossible to dance. And then the sumptuous banquets at Statlers, three times a day, to the patriotic strains of "Dolly C-ray." If the temperance and Army Canteen ques- tion had come up during our stay, most of us would have been found "on the fencef' depending of course on the time of the day. After waiting three hours for "faked, Dew and "Bill" Copp' to break away from their "sweethearts," we left the Electric City with heartfelt thanks for the delightful reception and hospitality we had received. And now, once more, back to the mines, to toil and labor for 1.5 per day. This year we determined never again to be beaten by the Navy, and were not disappointed. The Iooth Night Entertainment reminded us that june and fur- lough were near. Then came the Centennial Celebration, which will long be re- membered by all who were present. And then "Fiurlough," preceded by the great furlough parade, led by Farnsworth, as Aphrodite. After depositing our ordnance property in a sloboon in the Sth Div., to be drawn again with interest in the shape of four and five, we started in search of adventure. VVe spent a very pleasant evening with "Dolly Vardon,"e and at the supper forgot tacs, tours and confmements. Copp was toast master but was unable to officiate, due to various causes. The time passed rapidly and pleasantly and before we were aware of it the end was looming large in our path. The last carousal at the Murray Hill showed that class spirit was not so much bosh after all. When we stepped off the ferry boat, a bunch of tacs was awaiting us. The usual inspection for contraband articles produced nothing new, all class rings having been left in safe keeping. We reached camp in time to miss the evening parade. The 'flfurlough hop" that night showed how fickle man can be. "Bob" Campbell forgot all his faithful promises of the last night at home, and Conger Pratt recognized a pair of blue eyes which he thought might in time develop. 84 It was indeed hard to buckle down to the old routine again after a taste of freedom, but this year there was a chance for Christmas leave. Philadelphia once more, with usual result-this was getting to be monotonous. Contrary to the usual custom, we lost four men in our second class year. After that, every one felt that it would not be his fault if he did not graduate. The class was again well represented in the Iooth Night play, "The Caprices of Cupid," with "Snitz,' Gruber as King Ping Pong in the title role, while Dew immortalized himself with his song, "Columbo.,' In the spring of IQO3, we visited New York twice, the hrst time to do a few "stunts" at the Military Tournament, travel- rxxling' on the good old ship "Pegasus," and the second, under the auspices of tie Drawing Department with the Art Museum as an object. f'Aunt Polly"' D1 iler spent all his time gazing upon ainude statue, just like some country bump- kin, while "Tom7' Gimperling discovereda new artist, who could use color better than his old friend Rumley. It was a relief to most of us to reach the end of our course in the school of profanity-there is no drawing in the first class course. In june, IQO3, we saw the graduation of the last of the classes who had acted as our preceptors in the elements of braceology. Our regret was very deep indeed, for our relations had always been the most cordial. Vile had been given to understand that first class camp was somewhat in the nature of a "soiree," but we found it far otherwise. The cavalry drills de- veloped -some "rare seats," "Bouly" Alley and "Loui', Reynolds especially dis- tinguishing themselves. "Liz" Scott came to the conclusion that "guidon" was the only place for him, while the Captain in charge of the Artillery drill gave us some ine exhibitions of the easiest way to dismount a horse. Cold Springs seemed 'to have quitea call as a summer resort, while over in "F" Company the nights were made hideous by "Dutch picnics" out in the Summer Garden. "No- sey" Cooper was caught playing golf in Hirtation, paying considerable attention to the manner of approaching. Especially memorable was the ride to Peekskill, in which we lost but one carbine, after a wild charge through three feet of water. Then came the trip to Stockbridge, with its cavalry hops and midnight suppers, at which "Generals only" were permitted to attend. Target practice- developed four sharpshooters and one marksman, not to mention the grand army of third class riflemen. And here is where we found our greatest hardship: As plebes, we cleaned any one's gun who was kind enough to notice us. But as first-class men, when we could have spent the entire afternoon in the arms of Morpheus, we found ourselves diligently smearing our dignified fingers with cosmic oil, pomade and all that other para- phernalia usually the property of plebes. Our 'expectations were not fulfilled and it was the plebes who slept. Through the efforts of "Hip" Robert and his 85 "spoonoid" crew, we succeeded in having another 'fllluminationf' "D" Co. "Re- treat" and the "FH Co. "Labyrinth" served us in spooniifg the fair sex and los- ing undesirable chaperones. And on the 23th we closed our last camp, with the usual ceremony of dragging half our wardrobe across the plain and scat- tering the other half between camp and barracks. Shortly after our arrival in barracks, our wandering attention was called to the fact that "Cadets will not be allowed to use tobacco? From time im- memorial had we been reminded of this fact, so no one could see the necessity of reading it again. But the next words, "except in barracks," explained the whole situation. For several days the law of supply and demand seemed to have gone out of business. The first of the trips arranged for the instruction of the class was to the Horse Show. "Humpty" Hunter, as usual, entertained us with classic poetry, while "lfVillie" Scott demonstrated the personal equation of "Liz" Scott. There was much disagreement whether to beat the Navy this year or wait until the next. But the result showed the unanimity of opinion. After New Yearis we decided to wear our class rings. "Martin Dooley" and others had been doing this by proxy for some time. All our spare time was taken up by lectures and insurance agents. The Iooth Night play was more successful than ever, 'owing to the artistic ability of several members of the class. W atervliet and Gettysburg both came and went, and graduation less than a hundred days off. Altogether this was the shortest year of all, and the most enjoyable, and as it drew to a close we found that the approaching separation 'was not unaccompanied by a tinge of sadness. Qui' stay at St. Louis was more than pleasant, its description we will leave for the succeeding classes. Everyone was glad to get back, however, for the eventful June 15. The graduation parade was-well what can it be called, impressive or de- pressing? VV' ith regret we took a last long look at' all those familiar scenes. What memories did they not all recall! It was indeedhard to part from all the pleasant associations and friends of those four years of never-ceasing labor. Time and again had we said, "Never again," but we experienced a very differ- ent feeling as we thought of never again assembling as a class after that last eventful evening, when we sang for the last time as cadets, the last strain to Army Blue' ' Now, fellows, we must say good-bye, We've stuck our four years through, Qui- future is a cloudless sky, VVe'll don the Army Blue. Army Blue, Army Blue, , Hurrah for the Army Blue! We'll bid farewell to Cadet gray And don the Army Blue-- 86 and with sorrowing hearts we Went our different ways some of us , never to meet again on this World's battlefield. Wliatever the future holds for us, be it fame or obscurity, our most cherished thoughts will always be of the Corps, its traditions, its glorious motto, "Duty, Honor, Countryi' and the good old Class of Nineteen Hundred and Four. And thus falls the curtain upon an- other chapter in the history of the Academy. ., I I icy -fg gg . - .,.. r '.' -f ' Q ' 87 CLASS OF 1905 Z Jlfv gf, YM Y i' N! saw? A44 9 , V. 1, A 4 K e i' -, '12 ' ' 4 1. A . 11 . gk 1635 gy f .fx 136,-ff-' If?-kv? - 1" .' 'A fun' QQWMQTEVW .:,:i...,AA , Wwwwww f YELL Hoo-oo-Ray-Ray, Hoo-oo-Ray-Ray, U. S. M, A., 1905! COLOR Old Gold A Hop Managers OTHO VAUGHAN KEAN UWAEN STEADMAN ALBRIGHT DEVVITTCLINTON TUCKER GRUBB5 ALVIN BARTON BARBER BERKELEY THORNE MERCHANT NVILLIAM HENRY DODDS, Athletic Representative CHARLES DUDLEY DALY 39 . .. . ., ., . . . ,. ,, ,.., .. ,, 1" "'W'X'1' :R . , 5112. 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BARBER, ALVIN BARTON ...... BARTLETT, LE ROY ............ BARZYNSKI, JOSEPH EDW'ARD ..... BATES, RALPH DWIGHT ....... BISHOP, ALBERT TERRELL .... BROADHURST, HUGH HUNT. . . BUBB, JOHN PEARSON ...... .. BURGIN, HENRY T. .......... . CAFFERY, CHARLES SMITH .... CARTER, ARTHUR HAZLETON. CASE, ROLLAND VVEBSTER ..... CORBIN, CLIFFORD LEE ..... CUMMINGS, AVERY D. ......... . CURLEY, JAMES FRANCIS ..... DALLAM, VVILLIAM ADAMS .... DALY, CHARLES DUDLEY .... . . . .Memphis, Tenn. . , . . .Martinsville, Incl. . . . . .Yellow Springs, O. . . . . .H .... Trenton, N. J. ' ...... Paris, Tex. . , . . . .Portla11d, Ore. ...ProviCle11ce, R. I. . . . . . . .Chicago, Ill. . . .... Bloomington, Ill. . . . . . . .Utica, Miss. . . ...... Goldsboro, N. C. . . . . .Fort Douglas, Utah ,..... McIntosh, Fla. . . . .F1'anklin, La. . . . . . . .,Mario11, Kan. . . .... Manchester, Mich. . . . . . . .Dayto11, Ohio . . . .Coeur cl,Aleue, Idaho . . . . . . .Pit'gsfield, M-ass. . , . .Philadelphia Pla. .. .... Brighton, Mass. 1 90 DAVIS, JOSEPH RAY. . . . DICKEY, JAMES HOOP .... DILLMAN, GEORGE ......... DODDS, VVILLIAM HENRY .... DOE, THOMAS BARTXN ELL ..... . DONAVIN, CHARLES STUART. . . . DUNFORD, RUPERT ALGERNON. . . . DUNXNOODY, I-IALSEY ..,........ DUSENBURY, JAMES GAGE .... EARLY, CLIFFORD CABELL .... . EDDY, ROBERT COLLINS .......... EHRNBECK, ARTHUR RUDOLPI-I .... EMERSON, THOMAS HENRY ...... ENDRESS, XNILLIAM FITZHUGH. .. FIELD, BEN XVALLER ............ ......... GARDINER, JOHN DE BARTH W'ALBACI-I .... GARDNER, CARROLL HANLEY ............. GIBSON, ADELNO ....................... GRAVES, ERNEST ........................ .. GRUBBS, DE XNITT CLINTON TUCKER ..., GULLION, ALLEN WYANT. ............ GUTI-IRIE, SIDNEY HOXNLAIND .... HAMMOND, JOHN STEVENS .... HAMMOND, THOMAS WEST ........ HANEORD, EDVVARD CORNELIUS .... HAWES, WILLIAM HENRY, JR. ..... . HENSLEY, WILLIAM N., JR. ...... .. HERRING, HARRY TELEMACH ..... HODGES, JOHN NEAL ............. HOLDERNESS, ARTHUR W.. .. HOROWITZ, NATHAN ...... HOTZ, JOHN GEORGE ....... JONES, DE VVITT CLINTON. . .. QI . . . .Lowell, Ark. . . . . .Greenup, Ky. . . . .Cl'16y61'll'1C, Wyo. . . . .Detroit, Mich. . . . .ASheville, N. C. . . . . . . . . .ColumbuS, O. . . . Salt Lake City, Utah . . . .VVaShi1Igto11, D. C. Fort Haroldson, S. C. . . . .Ly1Ichburg, V a. . . . .Simsburg, Conn. . . . .Appleto1I, WHS. .. . . . . . .Arcata, Cal. . . . .JamestoWn, N. Y. . . . . .Jo11esboro, Ark. . . . . . .B3ltl11101'C., Md. . . . .XVakeHeld, R. I. . . . . . .OskalooSa, Iowa . . .Chapel I-Iill, N. C. . . . . . .Shelby City, Ky. . . . .NeWcaStle, Ky. . .... Irving, Kan. . . . . .Chicago, Ill. . . . . .AShla11d, Ore. . . . . .Seattle, Waslx. . . . . .ToWanclo, Pa. . . . . .ColumbuS, Neb. . . . .JackSo11, Tenn. . . . .Baltimo1'e, Md. . ....... Kenosha, Wis. New York City, N. Y. . . . . .India11apoliS, Ind. . . . . .Norcross, Ga. KEAN, OTHO VAUGHN ............... KIEHL, PHILIP JOHN RADCLIPPE. .. KLEMM, KARL DAENZER ........... KLOEBER, LOUIS EDVVARD ..... KUNZIG, LOUIS ALBERT ...... LANE, ARTHUR XVILLIS .... LENTZ, BERNARD .......... LEVVIS, ROBERT HENRY .... ' LOW'E, THOMAS HIXON ........... LUND, JOHN ........................ LYMAN, CLARENCE KUMUKOA ..... MADDOX, GEORGE WASHINGTON... MAGHEE, TORREY BORDEN ............. MAGRUDER, GEORGE LLOYD BURNS ..... . MANLEY, FREDERICK XNILLIS. . . MCKAY, DOUGLAS IMRIII ........ IICKINLAY, LOUIS IIERBERI .... MI-IRCI-IANI, BIIRIQELEY TIaIoRNII MERRITT, WVILLIAM EAIoN ...... MILES, SHERMAN ..............., MILLER, VVILLIAM CHARLES .... MITCHELL, CLARENCE ANDREVV. . . . MOON, BASIL GORDON .,.......... MORRISON, ROBERT, JR. ....... . MOTLOW7, PELIX WAGGONER .... NILES, ELLERY WILLIS ...... O'DONNELL, LOUIS ALBERT. . . . OSBORNE, THOMAS DEVVEY ..... PETERSON, JULIUS CHARLES .... POVVELL, ROGER GARFIELD .... PRIDGEN, 'WALTER ELDRIDGE .... PROSSER, VV ALTER EVANS .... RAMSEY, NORMAN POSTER ...... 92 . . . .Lynchburg, Va. . . . .Manitowoc, Wis. . . . .St. Louis, Mo. . . . . .Chicago, Ill. . . . .Altoona, Pa. . . . . . . .APortland, Me. . . . . . . . .Tl1eresa, Wis. . .Port Schuyler, N. Y. ... . . . . .Nevada, Mo. . . . . .Cedar Falls, Ia. . . . .Hilo, Hawaii , . . . .Owenton, Ky. . . . . . .Rawlins, VVyo. . . . .INasl1ington, D. C. . . .Minneapolis, Minn. ......New York, N. Y. .Mount Vernon, N. Y. . . . . .W'aterVliet, N. Y. . . . . . .SpringHeld, Ill. . . . .IVasl1ington, D. C. . . . . . .Lake City, Pla. . . . .New York, N. Y. . . . .Cl1arlottesville, Va. . . . .XNFlll'1'll1'1gIOl1, Del. . . . . .Lynchburg, Tenn. North Chesterville, Me. . . . . . .Pl1i1adelphia, Pa. . . . .Charlotte, N. C. III. . . . .Logansport, Incl. ........Kirr,N.C. . . . .New Albany, Incl. . . .'.Topeka, 'Kam REISINGER, JAMES .......... RIDLEY, CLARENCE SELF . . . ROEMER, CHARLES ............. ROGERS, GEORGE RANDor.PH .... RUSSELL, OSCAR ARDEN ......... . . . . .Franklin, Pa . . . . .Corydon, Ind . . . .Sugargrove, Ky . . . . .San Diego, Cal . .... Comanche, Tex RUTHERFORD, ALLAN ........... . . . ..... Gaithersburg, Md SCHOONMAKER, LOUIS PIAGET ..... ..... P aterson, N. J SCOTT, CHARLES LEWIS ......... SEAGRAV E, DAVID CURTIS ..... . . . .Mt. Pleasant, Ala .........Reno, Nev SHARP, HERNDON ............... . .... ..... N ew Orleans, La SPAULDING, THOMAS MARSHALL ..... ..... S t. Johns, Mich STARKEY, JOHN ROY ................ ..... R oodhouse, Ill STOLBRAND, CARLOS JOHN .... TALBOT, RALPH, JR. ........... .. TEST, FREDERICK COLEMAN. . . THOMAS, ROBERT SPENCER ..... TIPTON, ARTHUR CHARLES .... TITUS, CALVIN PEARL .......... TOMPKINS, HADLAM URLING .... UPI-IAM, FRANCIS BOWEN ....... VVALKER, JAMES FREDERICK ..... VV ARD, BLOXHAM . .E ......... . . VVAUGH, GEORGE FRANK ..... VVEEKS, WVILLIAM SEWARD ..... WEST, WILLIAM WVHITEHEAD .... WILBY, FRANCIS BOWDITCH ..... NVILLIAMS, BENJAMIN H. L. XVINSTON, PATRICK HENRY .... 93 . . . . .OsSining, N. Y . . . . . . .Denver, Colo . . . . .Council Bluffs, Ia . . . .B-rownsville, Tenn Las Vegas, N. M . . . . .Colorado Springs, Colo .............Chicago, O . . . . .Bellows Falls, Vt . . . . . . .DenVer, Colo . , . . .Brocker, Fla . . . . . .Boston, Mass ....New York, N. Y . . . .1ASheville, N. C . . . .Detroit, Mich . . . . .San Diego, Cal . . . .Raleigh, N. C l ELEINQIENT5 WAV E. . 1 'MUTIIJWN J 'W I 6E . .. ' W' 1 H v-Q.,K mm """1' ' .. - , y ,., N, Q 10 1 X , V a i - -. X' A ' U X V ' S.. 'C' H - .- L. : . . .., .1f..1f2,:Q-65 1 avr .-:ri czshziffiw-' H11 ffwiiizg lILAfl5'IlIfIlllllT +l3ll5 HE morning of the Ioth of june, Anno U. S. M. A. QQ QA .D. IQOID, I there might have been seen wending their way toward the Military Academy, a number of youths from every part of this broad land, 5, M, variously attired and differently formed, but of one mind and heart as to the way in which the Nation's Nursery should be run, and before each of whose T1'll11Cl,S eye was the banner with the strange C device, "Excelsior," Ah! VVhich of them 'then realized that for four 7 A long years he would eat that strange device for Sunday morning breakfast? It took about two minutes for an orderly and the Supt's clerk to destroy eighty per cent. of administrative acumen, and about two minutes more for the Busy Bees in the area to rid us of the remainder of our personal equation. - However, we went at beast-barracks and bucked the Cadet Store, and kow-towed' to the King and the Busy Bees, with rather dazed brains, but hopeful hearts. VVe drilled, and ran, and jumped, and smoked on the Q. T., and cleaned fusils and ourselves, and secretly reviled the Busy Bees, and walked the area, but always we were sweltering in the heat. The only luminous point in our Held of view was the Lynx. Who's he, you ask? A gentleman who made things seem easier by his presence and personality, and gave us the good impression of the Tac Department, so soon to be destroyed, never to return. ' bd l-C:-1. App' 11? jx' Glsrwrr :iw 'vy -,lhwuu NI .- v fr I r, , 1 -, r., 94 After two weeks of this harum-scarum existence we proudly hit camp, firm in the conviction that we were IT. But--Plebe camp, that's all! There were so many, many things that were new to us g such funny fellows, such a peculiar language. There we learned to swim the stormy seas in the tank, to trip the festive toe in Cullum, to pedestrianate on guard, to dodge the Tacs, to do something while doing nothing, to police the company street without sweeping. and a multitude of other strange and wondrous things. Then on the 25th of July, the latest instalment of building material was carted onto the post in the persons of the juliets. XVill we ever forget how we patted ourselves on the back and felt proud when we saw those funny wooden images? Buffalo I! Hi-hi ll How well we remember the hard knocks of Biffalo and the Midway? There was the upper room of the Mexican Village with its bal- cony, the underground railway over the fence back of camp, and Biffalo herself. It was hard to come back to the Point, but we did, after many good-byes and much tearing of heart-strings. The succeeding nine months was a dull, unending repetition of such wise sayings, and old saws as: 'KI aiu required-"5 mln explanation of-"3 "Guard, lunge, guardwg als that not so ?" "Young gentlemen of the-H and so on, and so on a cholera infantum. At last we emerged into another camp only succeed- ing in breaking our cocoon by the effort required to win the Field Day. This camp, beginning as it did with the Centennial Celebration, promised to be a momentous one in the history of the Corps. VV e were yearlings now 3' we would show 'em a fewg we would run the Corps rightg we would make the Tacs buck up and acknowledge our prestige. But things went wrong somehow, and after numerous squelchings, most of us found a hole, crawled in, pulled it' in after us and lapsed into innocuous desuetude until September. Most. but not allg there were Lothairios who had to Hutter round a flame, and the athletes who- cheerfully batted the bounding gutty up and down the plain, and romped in glee upon the tennis-courts. Back to the mines in September, for another "rastle" with C. Smith's HComic" Sections, and the rhombohedral, hyperbolic, epil epsiloidal, parabolodrical helicoid with a brilliant point and two Boards of Directors. . These. with art studies drawn by us under the direction of Him, calculating calculations in calcule, and a stammering, whistling whirl with the B. S. Department aroused us until it became necessary to get down to work and win the Field Day again. The monotony was varied at times by the bright and cheerful ways of those kind gentlemen, the out-titters and tailors, who advised us to turn over our furlough pin-money to them for safe-keeping. 95 At last the millenium arrived and we could go free for ten weeks. A ten weeks' crimson sunset. Most of us wanted to see whether the sun rose in a dif- ferent way from that used at the Point, and so stayed up to see on that first night, for fear of missing the spectacle. XV hat those ten weeks meant to each man we cannot, of course, say, we cannot answer for all. But to some of us they were the most joyous, care-free, happy, effervescent ten weeks ever known. The only precipitate in the solution of happiness was the realization that the days were quickly flying by, and that all too soon, we must return to that place over the gateway of which might be placed a fac-simile of what Dante found written over a certain other place, "All hope abandon ye who enter here." TN hen finally we were back again, it was hardto settle down to work, and to keep sweet memories of fairy forms and stony steins from looping-the-loop in our think-box. Our studies were supposed to be practical. The monumental ellipsisisalloid, the rolling cone, the central forces, the explosions in the lab., some one leaving the H2 S faucet open, all these are old stories to those who are most likely to read this. But now, ah now, who can tell itly of the beautiful undulatory motion in XWillie's appendicitis auricularis, or explain the paradox of studying fossils of the primordial beaCl1 from living specimens of extant in- habitants, or why is a volt? E S0011 now, these things will all be Qver, and our much-needed rest will come. This rest will be our last camp here, oU1' 'fFi1'St Class Campf, For nearly three years have we had First Class Camp dinned in our earsg its joys and sorrows, drills and plays, its beauties and L. Pfs, and so on. WVe cannot but look for- ward to it with eagerness, not only because it is our First Class Camp, but be- -cause when September comes we can gather round the water-tank and let our sweet voices rise and quaver in the joyous, though plaintive wail of "Never again." It is too early to make prophecies, the mosquito must buzz before you can catch him. But all looks prosperouS fO1' US 'fl1iS CUSUi1'1gj'C2l1'. From what we can judge of that which our predecessors have told us, our hardest work will be behind us in june, and we can lay back, smoke up and through the rings we blow, see pleasant prospects in the future, all lighted up by the sun of graduation just rising above the horizon. Then here's to I9o5!! You have lost many who fell by the wayside and who, perhaps, have sprung up and brought forth good fruit elsewhere, but some have come to you from other classes to take the places of those who tripped and fell in mounting the ladder made from the Academic Board. Victories have been Won by you in the Field Days, and your name stands high- on the honor rolls of those who have upheld the honor and prestige of West Point on the grid- 95 i iron and on the diamond. And, more important in the long run, greatest has been your success in that portion of the work here for which the Academy was pri- marily founded, Academic duties. May your name and honor be ever kept un- defiledg may the start you have made here help you to greater successes and more enduring fame in the future. And may each one of us, your sons, realize that next to our Alma Mater and the ideas embodied in the Corps motto, that which we should love and honor and uphold most stoutly and most truly is "Our Class," 1905. A . I rx 4l,,Q, . X 1- ,1511 -5 -f -few' gghgf 'vm ,G-E, M vo ,J mx Q fig-"'g1Z"?'w' xp! -f 1. v .1 ,. . .1 -fluff ' ' X .gL.'aff't 1,377 ' -. ' -- tx- .QAM .M , - V. .1 . -Q ., 1.5. ' W, . . 1 ., . v,g2f,.cQ-."'13.19.45-, - ,' 9-.5 Elm' 1'-1 , 711. '- ,,,4.7,. , : 4 e 445'-1-44 ,. qfpgggi-.,Qg:5.3 ,-3.9 54' ...ul . y ' :xr ., ,f,1 L-5,4-mM2:,.7:5' :M I 1 1' ,I . I.-1'- , J .. , 2 y -. 1 -- .via-f-if,ia11':5M,-51--'A g l -A ,, j ' i- ,-.,,5-:..Lf-13i3g.m5.g5rQjQ:-,mpg f:Ff:f5',i'?-.T55-?15f'i1i.Z5"i' - - , '- " 'f ' '1?3gj1-if V, , 1, g . f .lx -. , ,,'jgg,5' ' 9 ' 5 K " , -' -wi '- fn '-Prjtttgazge.,-nzzhp:.45'j,.,Qg,' f ' u x I A Q: " We - -" :fE3f R' 1.11,--L -,,,3'3 af., V35 Q 4rmfefiriggr-9512m'.,-'L-. u -,fa e . ...v:. r. , et -. ,,,. i, .-.-,-f .. .. .. A. 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"Af-Pi:r:v.frSEi't"' " 1' -.-5.-14:1--'f--. 2 ' :.-- A was .1s:'1v:.es1--'-.leaf-.wo-ea. -f-::- S., .1 - .V - .-:4:-:24..-B-aclav-HL.: f-Q:-.Q -V.--A.w.gmn,.z,14.2AH.,E,,4HAf.,-.A - A -MN - ABRAHAM, CLYDE RUSH ........ ANDREWS, FRANK MAXWELL .... ARDERY, EDVVARD DAHL. . . . . BARILEII, GEORGE GORDON.. . BRADSI-IAW, JAMES SYER .... BRETT, MORGAN LEWIS ...... BURLESON, RICHARD CoIcE .... BYRD, GEORGE RIVERS ......... CAMPBELL, ROBERT NELSON.. . CI-IAFFEE, ADNA RoMANZA, IR.. . .. CLAGETT, HENRY BLACK ........ CONVERSE, GEORGE LERoY, JR.. . . . COOK, FRED ALDEN ............. CRAFTON, DENHAM B. ....... I ........ . DAILEY, GEORGE FREDERICK NEY .... DALEY, EDMUND LEO ......... . ....... DAVENPORT, CALVERT LLOYD ....... DEARMOND, GEORGE VVILLIAMSON. . . DICKMAN, FREDERICK TI-IIBAUT ..... . . . DONAHUE, WALTER E. ........ .. DOWNING, FREDERICK B.. . . . ELSER, MAX AKIN ........ . . IOO .Mount Pleasant, Pa. . . . .NaSl1Ville, Tenn. . .Virginia City, Nev .. .New York, N. Y . . . .Superior, XfVis . . . . .Cleveland, O ...San Sabo, Tex. . . . .WVinchester, Va Johnson City, Tenn ..W'aSlIington, D. C .. .New York, N. Y . . . .Colun1bus, O . . . .Post Mills, Vt . . . .PlattSburg, Mo . . .Council Bluffs, Ia . . .W'orCester, Mass .. .AuguSta, Ga ........Butler, Mo ..WaShington, D. .C . . . . . . Zanesville, O .FredferiCkSburg, Va . . . .CorSicana, Tex FINCI-I, HENRY ABERCROMBIE ..,. FOX, HALLY ...................... GANOE, VVILLIAM ADDLEMAN ............... GARRISON, DAVID GROVER CLEVELAND ..... GATEVVOOD, CHARLES BI-IAER ..... GILLESPIE, ALEXANDER GAREIELD .... GREEN, JOSEPH ANDREVV .......... HENDERSON, JOHN C. .... . I-IETRICK, HAROLD S. ......... . HOMES, MARSHALL GOODE ..... HORSFALL, LLOYD PATZLAFF ...... HOYLE, RENE EDVVARD DE RUSSY . . . . ...... VVaShingtOn, D. C HUMPHREYS, FREDERIC ERASTUS .... HUNTLEY, HAROLD VVOOD .......... JACOB, RICHARD HERBERT ..... JOHNSON, WILLIAM ALBERT .... JONES, RALPH ALLIN ....... KIEFFER, PIERRE VICTOR ..... KING, JOSEPH CHOATE ....,... LANE, WILLIAM EDXATARD, IR. ..... . LEXNIS, CHARLES ALEXANDER. . .. LOUGI-IREY, I-IONVARD IQENDALL. . . LOVING, JAMES IOSEPHUS ........ MACMILLAN, WILLIAM TORBERT. . . MADIGAN, MATT ENRIGHT ...... MANCHESTER, PAUL REVERE ..... MATHEXNS, PHILIP ............... MAUL, IOI-IN CONRAD. . . . MCPARLAND, EARL ................ . METTLER, CHARLES GEARHART. . . MINICK, ARTHUR DEAN .,......... MORROW, GEORGE MILBURN, IR.. .. OLMSTEAD, DA'WSON ............ IOI . . . . .Huntsvi11e, Tex . . . .VV'est Point, Miss . . . . .jersey Shore, Pa . . . . . .Ce1Ttralia, I11 . . . .Erostburgg Md . . . . .GaineS, Mich . . . . .CherOkee, Ia . . . . .NeWport, R. I . . . . . .NOrWiCh, Conn ........BOydtOr1, Va Prairie du Chien, WHS . . . .New York, N. Y . . . .Oneida, N. Y . . .XYaukeSha, AVIS . . .ROClIester, N. Y . . . .IameStOwIT, N. Y . . .Phiiadelphizg Pa . . . .MuSCati11e, Ia . . . .PeekSkiH, N. Y . . . .NeWburg, Ind . . . .MOntiCel1O, Ind . . . .Pine Bluff, Ark . . . .Philadelphia Pa . . . . .Fra1IkfOrt, Ky ... ....PauIet, Vt . . .New York, N. Y .. . . .Buffa1O, N. Y .. . . . .TOpeka, Kan . . . .Klines Grove, Pa . . . . .W7iChita, Kan . . . .BirmiDgham, Ala ........COny, Pa PAINE, GEORGE HARRIS. . . PARKER, CORTLANDT ...... PELOT, JOSEPH HALLEY ...... PENNELL, RALPH MCTYERA ..... PRATT, JOHN SEDGXNICK ........ QUEKEMEYER, JOHN GEORGE... RILEY, JAMES XNILSON ............ ROBINSON, DONALD ALLISTER. . . J ROCKVVELL, CHARLES KELLOGG .... . ROSE, XNILLIAM W'ATTS ............. SANDS, ALFRED L. PEARSON ..... SHULTZ, HUGO DANIEL ....... SCHXV ABE. HARRY ALBERT .... SEAGER, ROBERT ARTHUR .... SHUTE, MARTYN HALL ...... SMITH, EDXNIN DE LAND .... SNEED, BYARD ................... SPURGIN, I-IORACE FLETCHER. . .. . STEESE, JAMES GORDON ....,...... . STURGILL, VV ALTER STEPHEN ...... . THOMPSON, MARCELLUS HAGANS.. TORNEY, HENRY IN. ........... 4.... . TURNER, GEORGE ENGELMAN ....... XWAINWRIGHT, JONATHAN MAYI-IEXN WVARING, ROY F. ...................... . VVESTOVER, OSCAR ....... . 'WHITE, ROBERT CULIN ............. IWILDRICK, EDXNARD WHITE ......... VVILHELM, VVALTER MARANTETTE.. VVILLIFORD, FORREST E. ........... . ZIMMERMAN, HARRY DALE ROSS .... IO2 . . . . . Scraiiton, Pa. .VVasl1i1igton, D. C. . . . .Blackbu1'n, Mo .- ..... Belton, S. C. San Francisco, Cal. . .Yazoo City, Miss ...Bambc1'g, S. C . . . .SeattIc, Wfash . . .Philadelphia Pa . . . . .Phi1ade1phia, Pa . .Fort Meade, S. D . . . . .Beatriceg Ncb .Cha1'lesto11, VV. Va . . . .Richmond, Ind . . . .E11sworth, Me . . . . .Po11tiac, Mich . .McLea1isbo1'o, IH .XYashington, D. C . . .Harrisburg, Pa . . . .S'EL11'g'iii, N. C . .Sp1'ingfieId. Mass .San Francisco, Cal . . . . .St. Louis, Mo . . . .Chicago, IH . . . . . .Omaha, Neb . . . .VVest Bay City, Mich . . . . . .Char1eston, Mo . . .... Biairstown, N. J ......Defiance, O ..........Hi1lsboro, IH . . . .Colorado Springs, Col X, . L N-"y5lll51"'7"fifi . gf' ' .aging . R Q CLAS Q, I f TT 'en 3 ,E . . Q it 1 ,f-eng I ,LE ,Fa . .-i, llilll' Vit.-r'ai 2' l" ', gli Sy, ,..p W ' i'xx il I ' ii I ' ix in ,sth ,.4 IM 5 1 .'- .-1x,:,'1' ,537 Q: QW ' ',',1,:, JIM? 'F wiv - -A ,ef l i Ilii pf' 'gm Us l1I,. 1 M 6' 'Nfl 'l ' O " If H ' I l X Inllllx ex Xl, l Iv nl' J A J V 4 , I Qt: - I .lf ,Q HE Class of 1906 did not enter the Academy as many classes do, with the determination to revolutionize everybody and everything con- nected with the institution. lVe were content to let things come in the same old way-needless to say they did. Wie, that is, the greater number of us, arrived here on the 16th of june, duly armed with credentials, -high hopes and higher aspirations. XNe were at once rr' Y turned over to the not very tender mercies of f'Acting Makes" and Yearling Corporals. They say that some of the accessories of former E N Y ff :. ,IZ receptions were omitted in our case. If they were, we never missed them, but found life warm enough to suit the most fiery-minded individual. "Beast Barracks" was an awful nightmare. How we survived we know not. These first experiences took some of the jauntiness and Hippancy out of us, but they left a still stronger determination to see what the end was like. lVe had come into "Beast Barracks" fifty-one Napoleons, twenty Alexanders and a Chaf- fee, all thirsting for gloryg we left for Hplebe camp" seventy-two poor. forlorn. low-spirited 'fbeastsf' All agreed on one thing, namely, that life at XV est Point is not one long mid-summer's dream, but more in the nature of a nightmare. ' We went to our first parade g one was enough. We were given to understand that we were the worst lot that ever made an effort to disgrace the good name of the Academy. VV e couldn't see the underlying' whys and wherefores then, so we truly grieved. We know better now. VVe marched on guard the first time. CThere were so many things we did for the Hrst time that weary summerj Duly impressed with the sacred trust of a sentry, our over-active imagination 103 saw the queerest of sprites and spirits behind every stump and in every shadow, The terrors of that night still haunt our peaceful Hpipesu of Furlough. How we needed a Moses to guide us through our sea of troubles! "Father,' Abraham tried his best to head us, but never succeeded in 1nore than heading the "skin- listl' every night. During the summer we took a short trip to Stony Point, to seethat a tablet to "Mad,' Anthony VVayne was properly dedicated. After marching some 6 or IO miles through the dust and over the hills, imagine our great joy when we were given coupons calling for the stupendous amount of fifty cents, and were told to buy whatever we wantedj The class of 1906 will dedicate no more tablets. On the 25th of july we were reinforced by about thirty-five "Iuliets." We were glad they came, they were, too-for almost five minutes. The "Acting Makes" and Yearling Corps repeated their gyrations on the poor lads, but with a greater degree of polish. - Wie cannot say that the product was more polished, for "Tompo" is a Juliet. 'fNuff said." They showed themselves of the right stuff and we became one. . V' In due time that summer passed and back we went to the scene of our first rendezvous. But some how, life in barracks did not develop into the beau- tiful dream-picture that had been ours. VVith the opening of fall foot-ball season came the first opportunity to show our abilities on the athletic field. And that we were not lacking in this direction, any one will testify to who saw Harry Torney play foot-ball on Franklin Field, or Charlie Rockwell knocking the ball into the river during the base-ball season. I Gn the first of September we moved forward to attack the allied Math. and B. S. Departments. VVe found them strongly intrenched behind breastworks of Big Green B. S., Little Green B. S. and Big Red B..S., with Fisher's Geometry as a reserve. During the entire engagement they kept up a steady fire of C. Smith's Algebra. This became more and more concentrated on our rear and in a hand-to-hand conflict in December, the enemy withdrew with four prisoners. Our Napoleonic qualities were again in the ascendency, however, and we fore- saw that another encounter was inevitable. Meanwhile the enemy had brought up reinforcements in the form of Trig, La Langue Francaise, with batteries of Edison's modern rapid-nre French-speaking phonographs. The encounter came as expected, the enemy making use of Infantry and Artillery Tactics, as a "ruse de guerref' By March we were conducting a masterly retreat, giving a "tenth,' here and a "tenth" there, but Pelot and the other "speckoids" gallantly held the center. By a sudden swift descent -on our rear guard, the hostile forces sent two more of our number disabled to their homes, there to await further orders. Now indeed the fray became nerce. The opposing force moved down IO4 QF? .ia .,..- , upon us with more reinforcements, but we faced them undauntedly. By a sud- l Alvin- 4 5-7 535 5 .. E W . QM . , gl gg 51 17- -at -N H 5.-1. y 1-ttf Ll hi .-,311 ' N' if-. fl-.9i'1Q:, fl ' at .':'.,, 'L 5-Ns. TWH".- l ' 'lt 1 fu-. . wld . Q .QE-' ' "wg e ' den onslaught in june, four more of our men were made to bite the dust. But .the enemy was weary and much battered, so that he was forced to agree to a fffittrtice of three months. On the Irth of june, Graduation Day, we finished our Plebedom and entered into the glory CFD of our Yearling stripe. The year just past had been a long hard initiation, but it was worth all the hardships to feel that hand-clasp and Q30 hear that hearty greeting of welcome to the Corps. l1.i4jf,,, Finally we girded on our ponchos and high overshoes, and by a combination wading and swimming arrived at Yearhng Camp. But no sooner had camp settled than a wonderful phenomenon occurred. The sun shone brightlv -'w wi- . . . . . .' -gglguring' drills and parades, but at all other times there was nothing but ram, rain Hn- ' -4 1 more rain. VVoe to the luckless spoonoid who tempted fate by going down i 1 I ...Q1 .:t5iji.lFlirtatio1'1 without a rain coat. The most pleasant days in Yearling Camp '3ilSE6IlfQXfEl'1OS6 on which the First Class went to Stockbridge, leaving us in full charge, we must admit that there have been better parades than we had - Hg ltwo days, but there never was so delightful a hop as that Yearling Hop I 2But there had to be an end to our spooning and hopping. So, after an- othen -'sgeceissful Camp Illumination, we broke camp on the 28th of August and 1-etfinnetlgxtoiftrtii' troublewith the Math. Department. The conflict was more Hercextlarifij ilfiad been before June. A steady fire of "Descrip', compelled us to send to the rear, While "La Grammaire F rancaisew kept a con- stant draiif on rciur stores of "tenths," Moreover, the enemy employed instru- ments off toiiturelx in direct violation of the laws of modern warfare. These machines of? were f'Drawing', and 'fRidingf' French is bad, Math. infinitely worse,ib1i.t'bDraivi11g' is so bad that language fails in its description. And riding, Well,Fgri,din'g is riding-that is all. Of all the wild, untamed, unmanage- able, hard-mofithed, razor-backed, stiff-legged trotters intended to worry, harass and in general ,make the life of a poor Yearling miserable, from personal ex- perience we must say that the present collection is the very worst ever. Between applying soothing lotions to our bruised members and boning HDescrip," we were kept busy until january, when the Math. Department made one last de- spairing effort to !'f1nd"' the entire class. The best they could do was to weaken us to the extent of five. ' But we have no more fears, for in "calcul"'we can differentiate anything from MXH to a new suit of Furlough "cits." In a day or two we are going home to our mothers and sisters and chum's sister, so who cares for Math., Drawing, Spanish or even Riding? ' V 105 CLASS OF 1907 o W ' E :- "N" - "' 45' ' fp . :H ii ., V , ,!,, N ,, 11, I -V ., W, 1-A " W ,.,, ,. YELL . In course of preparation COLOR Maroon Hop Managers Plebes do not hop Athle BENJAMIN FR tic Representative EDERIC CASTLE 107 If X A ASW? ,, X gggwx 3' MKNQWA sg ,W as 2 iw sewn. f I JQWQY vs 2322 Vw avxfifgwk 'S 'QM rw M2-eg coffin' .sk . 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BooN13, ABBoTT ......,................. BOOTH, LUCIAN DENT ........... BRAUER, FREDERICK ROBERT .... BUTTLER, BRUCESBRADFORD .... CASTLE, BENJAMIN FREDERIC. CHANDLER, CLARKE PORTER. . . CHENEY, ROBERT MERCER .... CHILTON, ALEX WHEELER ...... CHRISTY, VVILLIAM CARROLL .... CLARK, BRUCE EDMUND ............ COLEMAN, FREDERICK HUGHES.. COLES, THOMAS LEE .... ' .......... COLLINS, JAMES LAVVTON .... COTTON, ROBERT CHRISTIE. . . CRUSE, FRED TAYLOR ........ DAVIS, RUSSELL HAVEN .... DAVV SON, IVILEY EVANS .... 108 . . Shreveport, La . . . .Paris, Mo . . .Cai1nden, S. C . . . .Ceres, Cal . . . .Ardmo1'e, Pa ......Webster, S. D San Francisco, Cal . .Brookline, Mass . .Brook1yn, N. Y ......Ty1er, Tex . .Aberdeen, Miss . . .Ba1tin'1ore, Md .New York, N. Y . .Milwaukee, VV is . . .Concorcl, N. H . . . .Atliens, Ga . . .Frazer, Minn . . .P11oeniX, Ariz . . . . . .Fontiac, I11 . . . .Can1den, Ark . .Cottonvi11e, Ala .New Orleans, La .Q .... Quincy, Ill . . . .Stf Louis, Mo . .St. Peter, Minn. . . .Portsmouth O. DOAK, SLOAN .................... DOUGHERTY, LOUIS ROBERTS .... DUNN, VVILLIAM EUGENE ....... DUSENBURY, RALPH INAYNE .... EASTMAN, CLYDE LESLIE ....... EVERETT, GEORGE THOMAS .... . PARIS, MELVIN GUY ........... EARVVELL. GEORGE 'VVELLS .... GALLOGLY, JAMES ARTHUR ..... GARRISON, XNILLIAM HENRY. . . . GEARY, VVILLIAM DUCACI-IET. . . . GILLESPIE, HARRY STEVENS. . . . GLASSBURN. ROBERT PRICE .... . GREENE, ROYAL KEMP ........ GREER, LEIV IS VANCE ........... GUTENSOHN, ALVIN GUSTAV. .. HALL, BURKE STANHOPE ...... HAMILTON, HAL ANDREXN .... HAND, ELVVOOD STOKES ...... HANSON, ARTHUR VVILLIAM ...... HARRIS, CHARLESTILLMAN, IR .... . HARRISON, GEORGE RICHARD. . . . . . HAYDEN, HERBERT BAMBRIDGE. . . HENRY, VVILLIAM RUDICIL ......... HILL, RAY CORSON ........,. HOLAEIRD, JOHN AUGUR ........ HORTON, PAUL JONES .............. HOUSEHOLDER, EUGENE ROSS .... HOWARD, NATHANIEL LAMSON. I-IUGHES, EYERETT STRAIT ..,.... HUMPHREY, GILBERT EDWIN ..... JAMES, STANLEY LIVINGSTON .... JENKINS, JOHN LOGAN .......... JONES, JOHN WILLIAM ............. KEELER, JOHN PATRICK .,......... KIMBALL, RICHARD HUNTINGTON LANG, JOHN 'WALTON ............. LARNED, PAUL ALEXANDER .... LAUBACI-I, IAMES HOXVARD .... 109 ................Taylor, Tex .GOVernOr's Island, N. Y ...........Cedar Ealls, Ia . . . .Mount Pleasant, Mich Vancouver Barracks, WaslI. . . . . . . . . .Laurinburgg N. C. . . . .Barnsville, Ala . . . .Seattle, IfVaSh . . . . . .Eug'ene, Ore . . . . . . .BrOoklyn, N, Y . . . .San Francisco, Cal . . . . .Detroit, Mich . . . . . .Chicag'o, Ill . . . .St. Charles, Mo . . . .BeaunIont, Tex . . . . .GnacllIutten, O . . . . . . . . . .Lincoln, Neb . . . . . . . .San Angelo, Tex . . .W'est Cape May, N. I . . . . . . .Forest City, Ia .........MeXia, Tex . . . . .Columbia City, Ind . . . . .XA7ashington, D. C . .......... Rome, Ga .......TOledO, O . . . . . .EvanstOn, Ill .W'inder, Ga . . . .Delaware City, Del .... . . . . .Eairfield, Ia . . . .MankatO, Minn .....El Reno, O. T . . . . . . . . .Alleghenyg Pa . . . .MOrgantOWn, VV. Va . . . . . . Burlington, Col . . . . . . Maryville, Mo . . . . . . . Meridian, Tex . . . . Pass Christian, Miss XVest Point, N. Y . . Northampton, Pa LEWIS, EVAN ELIAS .....,. LOTT, WARREN, JR. ............ , LOUNSBURY, ROBERT LEE ...... MAISH, ALEXANDER VVILLIAM .... . . . MARLEY, JAMES PRESTON ....... MARTIN, VVILLIAM LOGAN, JR. ..... .. MATILE, GEORGE AUGUSTE .......,.. MCCAUGIIEY, WILLIAM JACKSON ..... . MCCIIORD, WILLIAM CALDWELL ..... MCEVEEIY, JOHN AUGUSTIN ....... . MCLACIILAN, DONALD JAMES ..., MCNEIL, EDVVIN COLYER. ..... MILLER, FAUNTLEY MUSE .... MILLER, HUGO F.. . . 4 ...... . . . . MILLIKEN, MARTIN HORACE .... MOOSE, VVILLIAM LEVVIS, JR.. . . MORRISON, VVILLIAM ERIC ........ ..VVorthing, S. Dak . . . . . .Waycross, Ga .........Weston,O ..VVasl1ington, D. C . . . . . .Slayclen, Tex . .MOHtgO1UC1'j', Ala ..Washington, D. C . . . . . . .MacO1nb, Ill . . . . . . .Lebanon, Ky . . .NeW York, N. Y . . . . . .Pasaclena, Cal . . . .Alexandria, Minn . . , .Coal Valley, Pa . . . . .Waseca, Minn . . . .LeWisville, Tex . . . . .Morrilton, Ark . . . .Brooklyn, N. Y MORRISSEY, PATRICK JOSEPH .... ........ B oston, Mass MOSES, EARLY JOHNSON ........ MURRAY, MAXVVELL ........... NAGLE, FRANK LINCOLN, JR.. . . . . . .. ......... Burnet, Tex Willets Point, N. Y . .NeWtonville, Mass NEVVMAN, RICHARD DAVID ......... .... N eW York, N. Y O'CONNOR, JAMES ALEXANDER. ..... ....... S eney, Mich OSTERHOUT, GEORGE HOIVVARD, JR.. . . ........ Gardiner, Me PALMER, IRV ING JOHN ............... .. . .Ka1amazoo, Mich PARK, RICHARD ..................... ...... W arren, N. H PATTEN, GEORGE FRANCIS .... PEYTON, JOHN RANDOLPH .... PFEIL, HARRY ............... PIERSON, EMIL PEHR .... L . . PORTER, HUNTER BALL ......... POTTER, VVALDO CHARLES ......... . . . PRINCE, FREDERICK ALMYRON .... . PRITCHETT, EDVVIN EASTMAN .... RICE, CHARLES HENRY .......... RICE, ELMER FRANKLIN ......... ROBINS, AUGUSTINE WARNER. ROCKVVELL, LEVVIS CASSIDY ...... ROESCH, THEODORE ANTHONY .... IIC . .... San Francisco, Cal . . . .St. Francis, Fla . . . .Baltin1ore, Md . . . . . .Princeton, Ill . . . .Portsmouth Va . .CasseltoWn, N. D . . . . . . Galesburg, Ill . .1 .... Boston, Mass . . . . .Laramie, Wyo . . . . .Fargo, N. Dak . . . . .Richn1ond, Va. . . . . .Glendale, O. . . . .Brook1yn, N. Y. ROGERS, CHARLES DUNBAR ............... ..... ROGERS, NATHANIEL PENDLETON, JR.. . . . . . ROHRER, GUY NEXNTON .......... ROSE, JOHN BOURSIQUOT ......... .. . . RUTHERFORD, HARRY KENETH .... . . . SANTSCHI, EUGENE, JR. ...... . SCOFIELD, SETH VVILLIAM ..... SELBIE, XVILLIAM ELIOT ..... SEYB OLT, A RTHUR ............. SHEDD. VVILLIAM EDGAR, JR.. SNYDER, FREDERICK STORY. SOMERS, RICHARD HERBERT. SPENCER, THOMAS CHARLES ..... STAVER, ROY BOGGESS ....... STEDMAN, CALVIN ATHOL .... STEXVART, THOMAS DUFFY. . . SULLIVAN, JOHN STEPHEN. . . SULTAN, DANIEL ISOM ....... TANDY, BLANTON XVILLIS. . . TAYLOR, JAMES GILBERT .... TEALL, EDXN ARD HALL ........ THORPE, TRUMAN DARBY .... VAN KEUREN, CHARLES HARDING .... .... W heeling, IN. Va. VOORHIES, JEAN SOSTHENES ...... VVADSVVORTH, LELAND, JR. ....... . VVAGN ER, HAYDEN WAITE ..... WARDER, WALTER RAIN .... . WATKINS, LEVVIS HAYES .... WATSON, EDWIN MARTIN. . . WATSON, HENRY LEE ....... WEAVER., WALTER REED ,... WHITE, CHARLES HENRY ..., WILDE, JOHN 'WALTER ....... VVILDER, THROOP MARTIN ..... VVOOD, OLIVER SETH ....,.... VVYMAN, CHARLES LLOYD ..... YOUNT, BARTON KYLE. . . . III Seneca Falls, N. Y. . . . .Flainf1eld, N. . . . . . .Elkhart, Ind. . . . . NVarrenton, Va. . .VVaclclington, N. Y. Salt Lake City, Utah . . . .Stanfoi-cl, Conn. . .DeaclWoocl, S. Dak. . . . . .Oneonta, N. Y. . ...... Danville, Ill. . . . .Elnihurst, N. Y. . . .Monroeville, N. J. . .VVewahitchka, Fla. . . . . . . . .Chicago, Ill. . . . . . . .Berlin, VVis. . . . . .College Hill, O. . . .Lake Charles, La. . . . . .Oxforcl, Miss. . . . .Win1C1eld, Kan. . . . . .Bellefonte, Pa. . . .Little Falls, N. Y. . . .SacranTento, Ca-l. . . . . .New Iberia, La. . . .Amstercla-ni, N. Y. .. . . . .De Kalb, Ill. ........Ca1rQ, Ill. . . . .Franklin, Tenn. . . .Martinsville, Va. . . . .New York, N. Y. . . .Fort Monroe, Va. . . . .Taunton, Mass. . . . . .Hazleton, Pa. . . . . .Auburn, N. Y. . . .Fort Smith, Ark. . . . .Fainesville, O. .......Troy, O. A of I g, . the 1 F f ' , if 3 ww 1,1 i, U .' , -- - , 'il Q X 2 if 'I F ii .' - 1-AE if , , E V.. Q! l ev' F Q w 5 n 1 Q5 I I I rw if , It YEA l H l I, Q g , x l' ' v N of Xfljl, ,ll X I l :.i I I i iii' . . i 9 -1 "-H-i l. ,tan ang, D X ' N 'Tune 15th, IQO3, a new planet appeared upon the horizon. Almost simultaneously the class of 1907 drew in their respective chins. 'Tis the part ofthe romantic W7 est Point Novel to tell the trials, the unique experiences, the hundred incidents of a Plebe's life, To un- derstand fully the varied sensations of a Plebe, it is necessary to be one, if but for a dayg or bet ter yet, read the history of some other Plebe class. For all classes, during their first years, pass through much the same experiences. 1 if ' An eminent critic has said that in writing biography we should c ask ourselves unceasingly, these two questions: "XNhat and how pro- duced was the subject's effect on society P" "VV hat and how produced was the effect of society on him ?" Since it is known that a Plebe has no effect on soci- ety, we have only to consider the latter 5 and we do not purpose to answer it directly. VV' e hope that it may appear not too vaguely, in the course of this un- pretentious autobiography, that, as in former years, so in IQO3, the candidates gathered at VVest Point about the middle of june. They were the usual hetero- geneous mass with all the different slouches: the stiff tin slouch, the college swagger-slouchg the fashionable slouch, and the slouch otherwise+predomi- nantly otherwise. In this number there were men who, with their friends, re- garded themselves as Caesars in embryo. Men who, through pure kindness of heart and no particular desire to conceal their attainments, would gladly have taken Captain Machlin by the hand to point out to him the infinite possibilities open in a VVest Point career. Men who had planned to listen to instructors through mere courtesy-for a few hours each day, and then to give them- selves up to the pleasures which the words "VV est Point career" conjure up. II2 Ah! were it not for the cruel customs that prevail here, Flirtation, with all its former Masters, might have at last witnessed the crowning touch of perfection -the utmost nicety of finesse-in that gentle art. By 10.22 A. M. the first permanent class organization had birthg by 11.45 it had received striking accessions, had Bled articles of incorporation and had taken permanent quarters in the Plebe Clubhouse. During the rest of Beast Barracks the little hammers were never idle. Tn this avocation alone there was no inclination to deadbeat. Topics given precedence were in order of their relative rank, the assininity of Yearling Corps, the glaring incompetency and mismanagement of the Tactical Department, etc. late were cadets less than ten minutes before we became Plebesg we were Plebes less than a day before we became in succession beasts of burden, housewives and recruits-as the occa- sion and the omnipresent Yearling Corps demanded. Tn the drills which fol- lowed the sun was hotter, the guns heavier, the drills longer and the rests rarer than in any vocation in any other country on the planet. Verily, Nthou shalt earn thy bread by the sweat of thy brow." After ages, it seemed, we were precipitated into camp, the salubrious climate of which hastens the evolution of the Plebe. There, we attended to that duty ever before us-our chins-and, as good soldiers should, cleaned our guns. The monotony of this existence was relieved by double-timing in the mud. Surely, if in kinds of work "variety is the spice of life," the country for miles about would be redolent as a Ceylon Zephyr. . As the most amusing literature of the Middle Ages is from the Vestiaries, so the most amusing records of Camp Shipp are of the menagerie. At the time however, we could not appreciate thisg occupying, as we did, the viewpoint of the proverbial frog. Qur bearing was reserved, quiet and extremely digni- hed. We felt it to be the duty of men occupying our responsible positions to bear themselves in a manner corresponding in dignity. So that, though many of us were young, our conduct was marked by an absence of levity that would have earned for us in ancient times the title Augusti. Wlieii the Iuliets came in we graciously recognized them and incidentally, whenever possible to do so without the intervention of our masters, instructed them much as we had our- selves been instructed. Many were glad to return to barracks, or was it rather to leave camp? Those who had looked forward to an easy time were sorely disappointed in the nature of the truceless war waged against that awful monstrosity-C. Smith. XV e could not use the word monster. It has passed the age limit, having served in this connection every previous class. VVe rather Hatter ourselves at the happy substitution. He is dangerous because enveloped in an impenetrable labyrinth- II3 ine maze and assumes forms invisible to the untrained eye, ranging from the merest speck to infinity. The only way to overcome him is to attack both extremes or flanks at once by an infinity of spec. Neglect of this vital prin- ciple has cost us some of the most daring of our classmates. Since returning to barracks, we have entered every held of activity. That we believe in self-reliance and originality is shown by our crest g for to prove us guilty of copying even the prescribed forms in our choice, would be beyond the power of the Solon of Heralds. It was at the beginning of the foot-ball season that '07 iirst exhibited its athletic abilities. Christie, Nagle, VVatkins, jenkins, Hill, Prince and Davis demonstrated the fact that 1907 was to hold its own in that branch of West Point life. Throughout the entire season they worked hard- so hard that the coveted "A" was won by Hill, Prince and Davis. Tn conclusion, we are unanimous in feeling that nowhere else would we have spent a year richer in experience, nor more productive of lasting good. How we counted the days separating us from that coveted service stripe en- titling us to "bring up" the next Plebe class in the "straight and narrow way." How impatiently some of us await the opportunity to demonstrate this ability. Every man in the class, as is usual in Plebe classes, hopes to be worthy of his training and the traditions of West Point. And those more fortunate who have at last attained that chiefest of earthly glories, that proud place from which one would not step voluntarilyj to mount the golden throne of Mahmud -a corporalship-will not do less. A Yearling Corp, by Gum! O yum! How sweetly it doth lie upon oneys tongue! Wliat needless tears poor Alexander shed at lack of future worlds to conquer. 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K .rr , v' x my A .. .A , I 'x J' X 14- A 5 ,J Aw A . -4- X H . , N in 'SQBHISE fzaiiftbsv, , K .f,.Q,NA L ,L , 1 t ' f i we 5 J QjQ,f ff,ff3EL, ,, '-. ff: '-" , 'f fii ifrf .125 Zig:z1-f2ggfIfQQff2-29125392 fi-. ...?Q2g.sL :', . .5 Ll . p 55 if :A-' PTESI-d81lf . . . .EDMUND L. GRUBER, '04 S6C'l'fZlfC17'j' . . . . .FRANCIS B. VVILBY, '05 ,VER above the North Sally Port you will still ind the old Dialectic, worn with age, mellow with traditions, but filled with associations and reminiscences not easily forgotten. lbike many other institutions con- ' """ nected with the Academy, it was in its inception quite a different or- ganization than it is now. Organized as a literary club, in which the most profound subjects were discussed, it soon gained a fame and a reputation which will survive even its decrepit and time-stained walls. In looking over its old rolls, what names do We not see inscribed thereg names indelibly im- pressed on the memory of every soldier. The musty pages of history are still here to tell us how gallantly and nobly they diedg or how gloriously they climbed the ladder of fame to the very pinnacle thereof. The Society was then not an universal Corps club as it is now. And it is now not merely a reading room or a society to foster literature as it was per- haps then. It is a club to promote fellowship, good-will and a few moments of recreation and enjoyment to all. WVhat a gladsome feeling of fellowship we felt when as Yearlings we were oflicially received within its fold. How often have we gathered in the old place to deliberate either as a Class or as a Corps upon those weighty questions which had to be solved before another reveille disturbed the sweet peace of the midnight air. Surely it has not failed in its purposes! ' 116 --J""-'1 1- xy . ' '--, 4 I ,., fm- ik W 50 MM X Q N ,X Xj Q: ix sux E 1 g'.1f'-,pq V- if Q 232 ,'-- ,5 3 ffijj My : - x- MW, N J J ,Q 65 fp M -f-Kfgi '-: ,MX V 4, - - fm , 4 O f V' 'Q '1 :,,f ami-,i,X " V! M' S'-W-WK-v N ZW v' Qty -.fl pf 1 T. Z ex "'Ru ,'x.,.m-M-g,,m..x . 6' ' 0 -.iAL 5727 - ,gf . Z7 , , qhllfgx If I Z . 1 Q. V.,, AQ ' W! fi! + 1 Q l: HWS' 1 Q ,.1-.-',,- .T-,'-.., V - ..,- A ,N , , , - , Q ' 1- 'AAv A Y. M. C. A. P-resident ...... .... C I-IAUNCEY L. FENTON, '04 l7ice-President .. .... CALVIN P. TITUS, '05 Lib1'a1'ian .......... .ALVIN B. BARBER, '05 Recording Secretary . . . .,.. CHARLES G. METTLER, '06 Corresjvoizdivzg Secretary .. .... USCAR VVESTOVER, '06 teen Since then it has steadily grown, until now it embraces almost ex ery man in the corps either as an active or an associate member. " " Prayer meetings are held twice a week, and the average attendance during the past year has been seventy-five. Since 1900, the records of the Association are complete, but previous to that date we know practically nothing about its history. However, the few facts that have been preserved are sufficient evidence that its work has been grand and successful. ' In 1900, Leeds, '03, founded the first Bible Class, conducted by Cadets clusively. The enrollment for this great work is now more than 200 men. Some of the graduates instrumental in developing this work are Wfilson, VV. K., Ralston and I-Iinrichs, '02, Smith, F. I-I., Leeds, I-Iawkins, Shannon and Boyd, 7 History IIE Y. M. C. A. 'was organized in 1880 with a membership of four- 03. , Our delegation to the International Student Conference at East Northfield, Mass., has been growing ever since 1900. In 1903, this delegation numbered twelve men. General Mills has helped the Association in a great many ways and especially by his liberality in permitting so many cadets to attend this con- ference. During the past year our association has been addressed by the following outside speakers: Messrs. john R. Mott, Robert E. Speer, Clayton S. Cooper, Arthur P. Williaiiis, Rev. Father I-Iuntington, Frederick I-I. Andrews, IfValter T. Diack, Sherburne Eddy, O. G. Frantz, James- P-arker, F. VV. I-Iinrichs and E. IV. Hearne. ' II8 . , N ' ' 4 ilstmm fi? Q Q Um O J XA CD lusruznns 1: 5 -- .I ,X 1 . ll N I ' - .. ,. AIN , ' 5 F f A a V -r f R ,. Q , . .., N , fqufx A i - g??g! -A ' P ' EXESJ f 'J ' T 5 J 'Y I H l L . ja f X , J :I I D Q 1 ' 4 9 ' ' ' , a -1, ' ' , First Cla..r.r WILLIAM BRYDEN IOSEPH H. EARLE JACOB A, MACK ANDREXN' NVHITE WILEY JAMES G. MCILROY ROBERT B. PARKER HENRY I. RETLLY GEORGE Y. STRONG Second Claff ARTHUR W1 HOLDERNESS Third Cla..f.r ADNA R. C1-IAF1-TEE, JR. SHERMAN MILES EREDERICK B. DOXVNING I JAMES G. STEESE II9 Organization of Quill Club Jlloutlzpiece STRONG, G. V. ' Lord High Keeper of the Vacuum I'VG7l1f77lS . THOMLINSON ANDERSON, W. D. A A ' Quills V BURNETT BLACK A GILLMORE, Q. A. KOCH SMART GLASSFORD 120 X " ' .fl fy I ' A, l Ii . , Q, ' fflggy , xx- N X x ':,,1- f ' tiff? 'Z B , ,Af WYY -. 1 1' MXWT an . I f' , 4121 .Mi W l it , 'Xf gifj. X L 'iff' V xxx . f i' , 5 ix ' f I. Organization Chief 11fflZS1'LC'7' "MARTIN DOOLEYU VVHEELER Daslzzfng Fllirfs Heart Bi'EGk67'S DAPHNEU COQPER HS.-XNDYN MCANDREVV OTTOH BRUNZELL "GREASER" XNISE ELIAPHATU HOQPER HAUNT POLLY" DILLER TOMMY' ATKINS HRUNTP' MGODY Prince of Googoo Eyes UPEEP-Y-TY-PEE?" GSVVALT I2I BACHELDRZSCLUB ,S IHIIIIIIIIH IIIIII Ii.. J T Organization Presfdefzt "PATSY" O'I-IARA Clzarter Members Members 0.1--0v9ic1'0 XV. S. FULTON GERALD BRANT "VVILLIE" 'WT-TIPPLE "REGGIE" HOLDERNESS 'KJTMMIEU GREENE AUGUSTUS VAN XVORMER Black-bailed I-W67IZ4Z7CI'S RALPH GLASS and THE XVI-IOLE CQRPS X22 Wing aw, 4 I-mtl' I , W I H IL I s I 5 1:55-',1.2:: ,I '-1' , ' fi I ,-A' Q . hal 4"-- 2:-" '-', ,'-- 2 ' .L I . " : -- ,,.' ' fi'- '-'15If,,: 532 I , 'il' ."'- -. . 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Zfi GARDNER 124 .P .. ,- . nl I I L L K , Phi Delta. Theta, Q: A e VAUGHN IV. COOPER ..................... PATRICK H. VVINSTON . . . . . ALLEN W. GULLION .... Vanderbilt University University of Texas Center College ADELNO GIBSON ........... .... I owa 'Wesleyan GEORGE M. MoRRow, JR.. .. .... Umvefsity of virginia JOHN G. QUEKEMEYER .... .... U niversity of Mississippi WILLIANI A. GANOE ......... .... D ickinson GEORGE L. CONVERSE, JR. .... .... O liio State University THOMAS L. COLES ......... .... U niversity of Alabama RICHARD H. KIMBALL .... FREDERICK A. PRINCE . .... . . E. M. WATSON ......... .......... ...... Sigma. Alpha Epsilon, . . . .University of Texas . .Knox College Randolph Macon College 2 A E THOMAS M. ROBINS ......,................. Dickinson JOSEPH H. EARLE .... .... E urman University JAMES B. DILLARD .... .... T ulane 125 Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 2 A E RODERICK DEVV ......... HARRY T. HERRING .... XVARREN LOTT, IR. ..... . THOMAS D. STEVVART. . . W7 ALTER R. VVEAVER. .. BARTON K. YOUNT ..... ...................University . . .... University of Nebraska . . . .University of Tennessee . . . .University of Georgia of Cincinnati .. .... Virginia Military Institute . . . .Wfesleyan University Delta. Kappa Epsilon, AK 15 CHARLES R. PETTIS ....................... University of Mississippi HARRY S. BERRY .... 1 . . ..... Vanderbilt University RICHARD R. PICKERING .... ..... U niversity of Alabama JAMES B. VVOOLNOUGH .... ..... U niversity of Minnesota DOUGLAS I. MCKAY ....... ..... N ew York Univei-Sify JOHN S. HAMMOND ..... .... l .University of Chicago RICHARD D. NEVVMAN.. VVILLIAM C. MCCHORD.. Kapp GEORGE C. LAXNRXASON. THOMAS D. OSBORNE.. OWEN S. ALBRIGHT ..... CHARLES S. CAEEERY.. CHARLES C. BANKHEAD HERNDON SHARP ..... PERCY ALEXANDER ..... CHARLES T. HARRIS ..... ROY B. STAVER ...... DANIEL I. SULTAN .... . . ..... 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UPHAM, Tlzieta Chi ....... .... L awreuce College GEORGE V. STRONG? Pi' Delta .... .... ll licliigau Military Academy x 128 Army Athletic Association P1'c'slde1zt ...... Viee-F1fes1'dc1zl . . . T1'eas1.l1'e1' .... SCC7'6lCZl'-Y ............ . Foot Ball Rcpreselzfcltz'-ve . . . Base Ball Rcp1'ese1zzFaf1'iIe ....... General Aflzlctics Rep1'ese1Lta!'sz'z'e. . . . I L115U1. Cor.. G. I. FIEBERGER LIEUT. Cor.. C. G. TREAT C.xP'r. XV. R. SMITH CAPT. F. XV. COE CAP1. P. E. PIERCE LIEUT. L. B. KROMER L1EUT. H. 1. KOEHLER Cadet Athletic Council Senior Class R6Pl'85El'LfGlllUE. . . Class Represezzfa-t'lz'e. . . . . Class Represelzlafzafe . . . Class Represefztatfive . . . Cajvtam Base Ball Team. . . C aptaln F enclng Team .... Captain Foot Ball Team .... 129 . . .HACKET11 1904 .. .DALY, C. D., 1905 . . .I-IETRICK, 1906 . . CASTLE, 1907 . . . . ,I-IACKETT, 1904 .. . . STRONG, G. V., 1904 . . . . .F.-XRNSWORTH, '04 ??'?1:w:q-:fa ff Q . . ,., - 1. o ' ' r-Y. '35 af gg.. 1: 1 n,:.g:- 15 . 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There was a vague and indefinite idea that such a game existed, but few men in the Corps had ever participated in the sport. The Cadets were exceedingly anxious to play it, but K' .xx Q L' 'd!uSfP b the conditions were suchqthat the beginning was a hard struggle. At that time Cadet life was stern, harsh and almost prison-like. VV e were not supposed to possess the instincts and desires common to youths of our age, the only amuse- ments accorded us were the dubious ones obtainable in the monotonous round of drill and study 5 our wildest gaieties were limited to a strict observance of the Blue Book. It was very difficult to get the authorities to take a favorable view of the question, and only by persistent effort was permission to play finally ob- tained. This year Annapolis sent a challenge which was immediately accepted, but the season had advanced so far that training was entirely out of the question. Nevertheless the game was played on November 29, 1890, resulting in a victory for the Navy. Score, 24-o. The Army, however, was not disgraced. It real- ized before the game that its lack of experience, practice and knowledge of the game had placed it to a great disadvantage. Restricted by the rigid discipline of the Academy and prohibited from playing with any outside team, it was com- pelled to develop its ,strength wholly within itself. The Army team may be sum- med up quickly by saying that it displayed great pluck, but little science. The team naturally felt the defeat very keenly, but with that old spirit of tenacity ever since so manifest, it determined to master the science of the game and redeem itself the following year. , That first defeat was a blessing. It was the best thing that could have happened for the advancement of foot-ball at the Academy. , So much enthusiasm was now aroused that base-ball was entirely neglected in order to bring foot-ball to a higher state of development. The next year it A 131 began handicapped by a complete absence of coaches and an entire lack of time for practice. Nevertheless there was a very marked improvement in the playing of the team, due principally to the untiring efforts and coaching of Michie, 192, who we might say is the father of foot-ball at the Academy. That year five games were played, W7 est Point winning three, tying one and losing 0116. The Navy game was played November 28, and much to the surprise and chagrin of the Navy, who were so confident of winning that they were betting 2 to 1 on the game, they were beaten by that very ratio of 2 to 1, the actual score being 32 to 16. ln 1892 there was a steady advance in athletics. Baseball became well es- tablished and games were played every Saturday with College teams. The foot- ball game was played on November 26, and resulted in a victory for the Navy. Score, I2-4. The main cause of the delay in the progress of athletics at VV est Point, was the absence of any organization to support and control the teams. Financial support was given by voluntary contribution, and control was exercised entirely by the Cadets. The fall of 1892 gave birth to the organization of the Army Ofhcers, Athletic Association and the U. S. M. A. Athletic Association. The officers' organization was for the purpose of encouraging athletics among the Cadets and throughout the Army in general g the Cadet organization for the purpose of controlling Academy athletics. Through the financial aid and encour- agement given by the A. 0. A. A., our athletics have been crowned with a suc- cess almost marvelous. In 1893, field and track athletics were introduced. The first field day was held on April 18, the teams being composed of live men from each class. This number has since been changed, two men representing each class in every event. The lirst banner offered by the A. 0. A. A. was won by the Class of '96. There was a decided -advance in base-ball this year, Although victory did not crown their efforts, still it' could be plainly seen that the teams were becoming stronger each year, due principally to the fact that the schedules contained some of the strongest college teams, from whom we were able' to gather many valuable points. In foot-ball, the team made good records against Yale, Princeton and Lehigh, a great run for a touchdown by Duncan against Princeton being the feature of this year's work. On account of the good showing against these teams, W'est Point was expected to win the linal game. The Navy had won two of the three games played so far and there were rumors that the series was to end by order of the Wfar and Navy Departments. Our team was eager to make a winning finish and even up honors. Mr. Laurie Bliss and Mr. Harmon Graves coached us that year, the first regular coaches we ever had. The first half ended without a score, and it looked like a drawn battle. In the second half both teams scored, but 132 Carson failed to kick goal, and this great game ended with the score 6-4. A Navy victory. Immediately after, a report was sent out from Wlashington that this would be the last game between the academies, "As the curricula of both in- stitutions required the closest and most rigid application, the risk of having the players kept from their studies even a day being too great." Secretaries I-Ier- bert and Lamont decided to stop the games between the two Academies. Al- though it was not the intention to suppress foot-ball as a game, this decision kept the two Academies apart for six years, until relations were again resumed in ISQQ.. . This history is too brief to give the classes and the names of the men who by hard work and perseverance made foot-ball and all other athletics possible. They laid a foundation upon which a structure wasbuilt,qualifyingus tobeclassed among the very best in the country. VV e cannot dwell upon the years between the first and second series with Annapolis, our principal purpose being to deal with the condition which led to the present state of the various forms of athletics now en- gaged in at the Academy. These years contain accounts which were indeed a credit to IW est Point. The names of King, Kromer, Romeyn, Stacy, Connor and Nolan will long be remembered not only by those who have gone before us, but also by the Corps to-day. The base-ball teams during this time were only second class. In fact we have never been able to turn out a strictly first class team. In track athletics the banner was won by '96 three successive years, and then twice in succession by ,Q7. In 1899, the efforts of Dr. 'Wliite and the graduate directors of athletics for the University of Pennsylvania caused the Secretary of Wfar, and the Secretary of the Navy to consider the benefits of foot-ball as a recreation for the Cadets with the result that the relations between the two Academies were to be resumed at Franklin Field, Philadelphia, on November 28. 18.99. Gate money was abol- ished, the entire expense of the game being borne by the University of Pennsylva- nia. The 18,000 tickets were equally divided among the two Academies and the U. of P., and were to be issued as complimentary onlyl The presence of the President, the Cabinet and a long line of Generals, Admirals and other distinguished Army and Navy officers, has given a distinctive atmosphere to these games. That year we had a green team, defeat had come more often than victory. A number of our best men were hurt, and opposed to us was a strong ever-confident Navy team-in fact the indications for victory were greatly against us and we could only hope for a small score. But that day the team fully upheld the credit of the Corps and played with such spirit and good judgment, that they 'went home victorious with that never-to-be forgotten score, I7 to 5 . 133 A In 1900 the base ball team did very creditable work. This was the nearest approach to a hrst-class team we had yet developed, winning four games out of six. The season in foot-ball was rather a disastrous one. The team at times played foot-ball, but at other times its work was far below the average. At Franklin Field on a slippery held, the Navy taking advantage of a series of mis- plays, succeeded in defeating us by a score of II to 7. This year we were the over-confident team, and it was largely if not entirely due to .this unfortunate trait that we lost. The season of 1901 was the most brilliant in the history of the Academy, and it is to be doubted if the record made that year will ever be repeated. The sched- ule contained games with Yale, Harvard, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania and the Navy, a schedule which seemed altogether too aspiring but which was carried out in a manner far beyond our most sanguine expectations. These games resulted as follows: Harvard 6, VVest Point og Yale 5, VV'est Point 5 5 Princeton 6, VV est Point 6, University of Pennsylvania 0, lrVest Point 24, Navy 5, VVest Point II. The more one contemplates this record, the more its brilliancy grows upon him, it was indeed phenomenal. It took five of the best teams in the country to make 22 points against us, and while they were doing it we piled up 46. Harvard, the champion of the year,is the only team that lowered our colors and succeeded in doing this only by a long run in the last thirty seconds of play. All the critics unanimously gave us third place this year. Casper WVhitney said, "There is no question in my mind of 'West Point being entitled to rank after Har- vard and Yale among the Eastern Colleges." During the winter a series of games of base-ball was arranged between the teams representing the two Academies. These were to be played each year, alternately at Annapolis and 'West Point. The nrst game was played Saturday, May 18, 1901, at Annapolis, Maryland. The hrst class had graduated in February, so we were compelled to play the Navy with a team taken from three classes. However, after a very close and exciting game, we won by the score of 4 to 3. The Indoor Meet was won by 1902. WVest Point in 1902, put forth the best team in its history. There is little doubt but that it should have had second place this year. The team was devel- oped along the lines used by the large colleges. namely, training the team with only the final game in view, taking all others throughout the season in its stride, win or lose. The schedule, though not quite as aspiring this year, contained in addition to minor engagements, games with Harvard, Yale, Syracuse and the Navy. Harvard was the only team that succeeded in winning from'us, and then only after we had scored upon them, making a straight touchdown from normal formation. Yale was forced to leave the field with a tie score, 6 to 6. Syracuse was beaten badly. and by the time we reached the Navy game. cur team was fully T34 developed. with the men in perfect physical condition. Cn November 28. tearing great, gaping holes in the Navy line, smashing, crashing and plunging for three, four and tive yards at a time, breaking down the Navy defense by a bull-like at- tack, Boyers and his gallant band literally plowed their way to a great victory over our old opponents from Maryland, the score being 22 to 8. It was a great day for the Army, for our team swept the Navy Off its feet, demonstrating its superi- ority in every department of the game. So the conditions of 18QO were reversed. The Army by steady, consistent and determined work had built up from the foundation laid by Michie and his fellow-cadets, a team which not only defeated the Navy decisively, but attained an unthought of position-a place among the "Big Four." We also had the pleasure of seeing Bunker, Daly and Boyers placed on the All-American of this year-truly a great record. The base-ball team this year played at times brilliantly, but was unfortunate in having its off days come at the wrong time. The schedule was a long one, con- taining eighteen games, of which we won IO, lost 6, two being cancelled. The Navy defeated us on May 17, by a score of 5 to 3. Inability to hit was the prin- cipal cause for defeat, and that is, in fact, the weak spot in all W7 est Point teams. This year marks the real beginning of fencing at the Academy. It received an impulse from the fact that a team was entered in the Intercollegiate tournament. For the first time were we to test our strength against the principal colleges of the East, among them the Navy. After defeating Cornell, Harvard, Columbia, Yale and Pennsylvania during the season, we finished the year's work by winning the Intercollegiate championship with a decisive score. The Indoor Meet was won by the class of '03 and the Field Meet by the Class of 'o5. This brings us to the season of 1904, which will be discussed separately. There is no doubt that this gradual but steady development in athletics has been a benent not only to us now at the Academy, but also to the graduates in the Army, and to sport in general, for nowhere in the country is a purer system of athletics followed. By means of it, we have been able to bear the burdens of the curriculum with lighter hearts, while the Hesprit cle corpsl' has increased tenfold by the opportunities now presented to measure ourselves with the students of other institutions. VVhen a cadet of to-day graduates into that great and honor- able Corps beyond, he does not carry with him a feeling of bitterness toward the Academy as in the pre-athletic period. In his mind, he bears memories of recrea- tions and athletic triumphs which softened the asperities of his student life. I-Ie looks with eagerness for news about the various athletic teams at the old place, taking a just pride in its victories and a sincere regret in its defeats. This interest. although primarily directed towards athletics, does not stop there. but embraces all those things which are of importance to our welfare. 135. 00 BPI. .03 Q J 2, 'Sa Lf,?,:.f+?'sF a-wif?-v"7E FOOTBALL, I903 T' ' HE season of 1903, While not a brilliant one, ended in a blaze of glory. The general plan of the year was to gradually develop the team to the N Chicago game, and then to keep up that standard until the Navy game. . College teams begin the season with a squad composed of men who have been away on their summer vacation 3 hence they need a month's hard Work to get into condition. In accomplishing this, their offensive and defen- sive play progress in the same degree, so that they are far advanced when they meet us. When we meet Harvard and Yale our offensive is not to be compared with our. defensive. We are in good physical condition. This enables us to put up a powerful defensive game, although playing against teams outvveighing us fifteen pounds per man. As this condition was not acquired by playing football, our offensive work has not had a chance to be developed 5 our plays have not been perfectly formed 1 the men are not Working with that speed and precision which is acquired only by constant practice. The truth of this Was shown in the game with Chicago. Here our defense was up to its usual standard, and our offense was even better. In consideration of all this we take all teams, both great and small as they come, playing the best we can but keeping constantly in mind that most important of all events--the annual defeat of the Navy,-this having become a regular feature of our Football calendar. A The line-up against Colgate marked the opening of the season, but the be- ginning was not very favorable. From a spectators stand-point the day was all that could be desired-bright and clear, but not quite sharp enough to induce snappy playing. Colgate proved to be a formidable foe, and although not scoring, they prevented us from crossing their goal. Our failure 'to score when within easy striking distance was disappointing. However, if you take into considera- tion that opening games are but try-outs, and that the physical condition and training of the men are not such as to permit hard, fast playing, we had every reason to feel satisned. The next game with Tufts was in marked contrast to that against Colgate. Even if much remained to be accomplished, the improvement in both team work and individual play was a source of gratihcation to all. Tufts, the Wednesday before, had held down Yale to I7 points. This day she was unable to stop the 137 TROPHY CUP fierce rushes of the Army backs, who time and again broke through for long gains.. Only once did Tufts hold us for downs and that was due to a penalty of ro yards for off-side play. In this game, Farnsworth was seen for the first time at right half-back, and did very well in this new position.. Score: Army 17, Tufts o. ' p The following Saturday we played Dickinson on a wet and slippery Held. Our opponents played a fine game and stubbornly contested every inch of ground, but in the end our superior strength predominated. There were no spectacular plays or sensational runs. The touchdowns made by the Army were earned by hard straight football. Score: Army 12, Dickinson o. Harvard made her appearance here on the 17th of October, and in a heavy rain which continued throughout the game defeated us by a score of 5 to o. Their single touchdown was made fifteen minutes after the game started, by a mass play on our right guard and tackle, the runner getting through - for a clear held of 22 yards. Once again they placed the 2 ball on our 5-yard line, but . A after repeated assaults were M - f compelled to give way to our powerful defense, losing the ball on downs. Harvard's known tendency for fumbling in previous contests, taken in connection with her defeat by Amherst the Saturday before, raised our hopes and gave us well-grounded expectations of chieagds Line a West Point victory. Considering the conditions under which the game was played, there was little fumbling on either side and only once did Harvard miss a punt. It was a kick- ing game throughout, with the advantage in our opponents' favor. In rushing the ball West Point made 70 yards to Harvard's So yards, but as this includes her long run of 22 yards, the strength of the two teams was just about equal. Our line was at times irnpregnable, and the score is evidence of the fact that Harvard, though outweighing us from end to end, had all she could do. It was more good fortune for Harvard than poor playing on our part that enabled her to score. After three rainy Saturdays, we were nnally favored with a clear, dry day for the Yale game. For three years Yale had not been able to defeat us, and although Eli played a wonderful game all season, we fully expected to score. We started .ru Farnsworth, of West Point, Making Six Yards Through 139 the game with a rush that took the wearers of the Blue completely off their feet. Before they realized that the game was fully begun, we had driven them from one end of the held to the other, scored a goal from placement, not rushing the ball once since the opening of the game. Yale had carried the ball to our io-yard' . West Point's Tandem Under Way in Chicago Game this goal was very remarkable this year. It was a beautiful example of the value of a kicking game. Yale took a very decided brace after this score and soon made a touch- down. The first half ended with the score 6 to 5 in Yale's favor. In the second half Yale's attack was irresistible, their punting excellent. Dur- ing this period they outplayed us in every department. The score at the end of the game was I7 to 5. V The next two games were with Vermont and Manhattan. line when she fumbled. Prince immediately kicked to our 4o- yard line, Hammond making a beautiful tackle of the run- ner. Yale could not make the -required distance in three trials and surrendered the ball on downs. Prince punted from our 36-yard line. The punt was misjudged by a Yale back and rolled to the visitors' io-yard line. Here Yale made a poor kick and then made matters worse by interfering with Hackett, who caught the ball on the 30-yard line. We were given I5 Doe lifted the ball squarely between the posts. The manner in which we made and probably no similar occurrence has happened yards for the interference, and l 1 , it . Wfzg Torney, West Point, Circling Right End for 'Den-Yard Gain in Chicago Game ' The scores : West Point 20, Vermont o, and West Point 58, Manhattan o. Both games were extremely easy, our team completely outclassing the Visiting teams. 140 The game which was really the championship game of the year, was played against Chicago on November 14th. Special interest was attached to this game, because it was a contest between one of the great Western universities and a rep- resentative Eastern team. Outweighed fifteen pounds per man on the line, West Point triumphed, with the relative merits of the two teams about as indicated by the score.: West Point. io, Chicago 6. There was not even an approximation to roughness on either side. The courteous manner of the members of the Chicago team was a beautiful illustration of how gentlemen should play the game. We trust that Chicago will return to do battle next year, as such games are truly ben- eflcial to the sport. The Army was first to score, carrying the ball 85 yards for a touchdown without losing it once. A poor punt-out was made and a chance for a goal was thus forfeited. In the second half, after having been held for downs three times 'on our io-yard line, Chicago scored and kicked the goal, making 1he score 6 to 5 in their favor. Excitement was intense throughout, and having held the lead until near the end, it was especially trying to us to - ' --fy ' Qi ' lose it by the narrow margin A ' ' of one point with only a few minutes left to play.. How- ever, the Army team never said die for a moment, and get- ting possession of the ball on a fumble by Chicago on her 35-yard line, started for a score making 5 yards at a clip. A fumble on the io-yard line, however, lost the ball and our hopes sank out of sight. A kick by Chicago, a 'few dashes by West Point, and an exchange of kicks with interference on a fair catch gave us our last chance. Doe arose to the occasion by kicking a beautiful goal squarely between the posts. The suspense while Chicago was objecting to the decision was something ter- rible, and the pandemoniuru when Doe kicked the goal was correspondingly in- tense. The scenes of the Yale and Princeton games here two years ago, and of the Yale game last year were re-enacted with an enthusiasm which echoed back from the hills, and gave an experience long to be remembered. The Chicago press and supporters of that team lay claim to superiority, and say that the goal from placement should not have been allowed. Stilwell signal- ed a fair catch and was standing perfectly still. A Chicago man got so close that IS. Chicago-West Point Teams Lined up for First Scrimmage in Game T4 1 the ball hit his head just in front of Stilwell's hands and, of course, bounded off. A foul committed by a player in no way depends upon the intent of that player. After the interference, Stilwell remained in position with hand raised claiming a foul. The ruling of the oiiicial was absolutely correct, and the foul was so evi- dent that the merest novice could recognize it. They failed to realize that had we not kicked this goal they would have won the game on an exactly similar circumstance. Another claim to superiority is that Chicago gained more distance than the Army, but they have not considered the efforts they made in gaining the ground. The failure to cross our goal line more than once was in no way due to fumbles or penalties, but lack of offensive power at critical points, and stonewall defense by the Army, which could not be overcome when the goal line was in danger, while our failure to cross a second time just before placement was due to a fum- ble, for we were going 5 yards at a try in a way which could not be denied. ' In running back kicks by Eckersall, the Chicago team was vastly superior to ours, and in open field running Daly is the only superior to Eckersall ever seen. Eckersall also out-punted our kickers by a few yards, but no advantage occurred thereby, except in getting the ball in touch. West Point had to punt out fre- quently and Chicago was thereby enabled to hold on to the ball an undue propor- tion of the time. Eckersall was helpless in his attempts to drop-kick, and the only one he got off was yards wide of the posts. The following table shows the yards gained by attack against the line, efforts in making these yards, yards per effort, runs from kicks, and efforts in making these runs : , 5 V I 1 Efforts in Average per V Runs . A lRuns back X mth by attack l attack effort hack hffolts per effort . . .. 2 g, A .Tf A..Tiim . l I West Point I 2 . . . 2 i 4.6 l I 8.2 . 2 Q Chicago, 230 . . . K 94 1 2.4 l 137 , II 12.5 This game ended our season before the Navy game, and whether i cessful or not, we shall leave others to judge.. The following is a complete list of the games played : West Point .... o Colgate ..... . o West Point . . I7 Tufts . . . o Vlfest Point . o Harvard . . . 5 West Point . 5 Yale . . . . . I7 West Point . 20 Vermont . .. o VVest Point . . 58 Manhattan . . j 0 West Point .... IO Chicago . . . . . . 6 West Point .... 40 Navy . . . . '. . . 5 Total, 150 Total, 33 142 t was suc It is necessary to say a few words of the men of 1904 who played on the team. They have played their last game on the West Point gridiron, and are now ready to take their place among the rooters, with the hopes that their efforts dur- ing the past four years have not been in vain. Farnsworth, our captain, by hard conscientious work, showed himself not only to be a player, but he set an exam- ple for the rest of the team, which was well to follow. He made the sacrifice of his life when he left the Navy game because he felt that an injury to his leg made him less useful than a substitute in good condition. By that act he will always be remembered as a captain who sacrificed himself for the good of the team. Thompson and Riley, N. W., were a complete success at guard. Both were of the variety of men who never give up their task, no matter how hard the oppo- nent was using them. Their strong defense helped us out of many a tight hole. Hackett, last yearts half-back, was moved over to quarter. Being an old player, and having the able teaching of Daly, he was soon able to master the position Before the end of the season he was handling the team perfectly, and especially valuable in running back punts. jensvold and McAndrew were both hurt early in the season, compelling us to do without their valuable services. Cooper play- ed on the scrub all season, and finally succeeded in working his way to the first team by one of the pluckiest Eghts imaginable. He took Farnsworth's position in the Navy game, and ended his football career in a most brilliant manner. Stil- well began the season at quarter, but having never played before this-season it was considered necessary to fill his place with one who was more experienced in the game. His work was very good, and a lack of experience only prevented him from holding the position. Copp was unfortunate as usual, an injury keeping him from playing most of the season. The untiring efforts of Captains King and Smither, Lieutenants Kronier, Bet- tison and Connor, were greatly appreciated by everyone. VVe owe them our thanks for their work in making our final football season memorable, both for the results obtained and the enjoyment we derived. Being experienced players them- selves, they were in a position to coach us on every point. Every man of the squad had the utmost confidence in them. In conclusion we wish the greatest success possible to the team of 1904, and our fondest wish is that they beat the Navy-now and forever. 143 FOOTBALL TEAM, 1903 Full Back. . . Left Halt. . . Right I-Ialf. . Quarter . . . . Center ..... Right Guard .... Left Guarcl. . Right Tackle ..... Left Tackle . Right End .... Left End . . . COPP, 1904 COOPER, IQO4 BENED101, 1904 BLA1N, 1 O4 9 MCANDREVV, 1904 BARTLETT, L. R., 1905 Football Team, NOVEMBER 28TH Substitutes IENSVOLD, 1904 STILWELL, IQO4 METTLER, 1906 1903 TORNEY, 1906 PRINCE, 1907 FARNSIVORTI-I, IQO4 IIACKETT, 1904 TIPTON, 1905 TI-IOMPSON, C. F., 190.1 RILEY, N. IW., 1904 GREXV 1905 DOE, 1905 ROCKWELL, C. K., 1906 I1IANINIOND, T. WY, 1905 GILLESPIE, 1906 I-IILL, 1907 DAVIS, R. I-I., 1907 Captain EDWARD E. FARNSXVORTI-I, IQO4. Manager ROBERT M. CAMPBELL, IQO4. Assistant Manager NORMAN F. RAMSEY, IQO5 ' Scrubs GARDINER, 1. B., 1905 .-XBRAI-IAM, 1905 VVAUGI-I, 1905 KLEMM, IQO5 SEAGRAVE, 1905 KUNZIG, 1905 T45 SHUTE, 1905 MACMILLAN, 1906 IENICINS, 1907 ooo- 0 -0. 6 W or 0 ' AF M Y T N X 1 nm: 1' ,, ' 0 0 0 0 0 - .fx f if T T i' C j I ,ix 1 V ' 'fi 7 f f ' Y U' X3 .0 Q ,I .,,,,, -I vmmi :xl 1 . .c , . .. '. f. ' -1 "lf f .- -'X i :'l" 'ii 5 ,r '1 lt 4 Q 5' f . 6 . Fi wo' of ' 0 0 1 o 1 ow-fr to NLY on the football Held, in progressive joint manoeuvres can the Army and the Navy be pitted against each other. But according to Bismarck, " You cannot get up a iight between an elephant and a whale." This 'hmgfqi may be true in war, but never on the gridiron. Both teams go in to win, and no matter how one-sided the score may seem at the end, the victory is never easily won. Because the low age limit made it impossible for the Navy to obtain old and experienced players, the middies contested that we even up this so-called handi- cap by agreeing to a set of eligibility rules. We upheld that- none were needed. The object of eligibility rules is not to equalize the chances of winning. Their one purpose is to prevent and abolish professionalism, and surely this is unknown and impossible at both Academies. Wie claim that any advantage which we derive from the higher age limit is offset by the greater 'number of middies from which the Navy can choose. The difficulties were, however, nnally amicably settled. Our season had been a fairly successful one, for we lost but one player. Torney was hurt in the Chicago game, making it necessary to develop a new full- back in two weeks. The team, however, was a strong combination, in perfect physical condition and well drilled in all the known football tactics. At 2.oo o'clock sharp, Captain "1key " and his gallant band trotted out on the iield-football teams always trot. The entire south stand arose as one man, and with bared heads turned out a long corps yell for the team, finishing with a pro- longed and vigorous " route step." The Navy, with its goo middies, yelled as if they belonged to the " Choir Invisible." This, however, did not disconcert the team, for as one wise plebe said : " Our prime object in going to the Quaker City was to play football." . Our old foe played that same plucky game she has played in times past, in 146 which the Army goes down the field every three minutes for a touchdown. For the sailors " McCarthy " generally carried the ball, but also generally failed to make the distance. One of the most pathetic incidents of the game occurred when the score was 30-5 in our favor. The north stand arose an masse, singing " Army, what makes you feel so badly ? " Of course we were taking an exceed ingly peculiar way to show our sorrow, but every one recovered in time to join in the old slogan : " We'll keep your little graves green." The following account of the game is taken from Capt. Pierce's report : THE GAME It was a glorious ending to the present football season. While we rejoice. in having won so fine a victory, still we have a feeling of the greatest respect for the team that fought so gamely in the face of certain defeat. The final result, to an impartial V judge, was never in doubt, V i- '7 fa? :"- ' and but for a number of costly Q fumbles at the start it is safe .l V to say the midshipmen would not have scored. They were out-played from start to hnish, and only three times duringthe game did they make a first down-once in the Hpst half and twice in the second. Their " - 1 - t trick plays did not work and Qxfy Fifteen ym-ds their end runs counted for nothing. In a word, they were not in the same class with the cadets 1 nor was their physical condition equal to that of the Army team. Vlfest Point made three substitutions while Annapolis had practically a new team in the second half. A Although in poor condition owing to an injured leg, Captain Farnsworth started in the gamel As soon as it was apparent that his presence was injuring the work of the eleven, he called Cooper to replace himself. This conduct was very commendable, since rather than jeopardize the chances of his team to win, he chose to be replaced by a player in better physical condition. Praise is due to each member of the team for his share in the final outcome of the game. Every one played hard and well. 'The line did exceedingly good work, both on defense and offense. The fact that the Navy made only 32 yards by line plays shows the quality of the defensive work. The offensive was appar- V 147 ent to every onlooker in position to see the forwards charge, opening up great holes in their opponentls line for our backs to pass through. Probably the most spectacular play of the entire game was the 42-yd. run of Prince from scrimmage for a touchdown. Hackett and Tipton made the play possible by their interference for, and assistance to, the runner. Three times was Prince apparently stopped and down, but each time he was helped to get clear and going again. Davis at full-back played a surprisingly good game, considering that this is his nrst year at the Academy. Weighing 192 pounds and being 'very quick and active, he was almost irresistible in line-plunging. Hammond played a noticeably fine game at end. Graves was as usual a powerful factor in the suc- cess of the cadet eleven. He was in every play, and his peculiar power of diag- ndsing the intentions of the opponents was apparent throughout this contest. Tipton played perfectly except for one poor pass. He is exceedingly strong active, and quick to follow the ball. In my opinion he is one of the best centers produced this season. Riley and Thompson were so superior to their opponents that no comparison is possible. When Thompson went to tackle to replace Doe, who was taken out on account of a leg injured in the Chicago game, his play- ing seemed better even than at guard, for time and again he broke through and nailed' the runner for a loss. Cooper played better than I have ever seen him play before, and fully justi- fied his selection as substitute for Farnsworth. Doe had just come out of the hospital. However, he played fine game and was only taken out when the game was safe, for fear further playing might injure him. Rockwell played a good end, being especially valuable in getting down under kicks. The substitu- tion of Mettler and Gillespie for Doe and Rockwell did not apparently weaken the team. Taken all in all the West Point eleven which faced the Navy team on Franklin Field, November 28th, 1903, was a powerful, active combination of individuals, who won on their merits. The play Was concentrated and fast 3 the team Work excellent. The game was played by us almost entirely from normal formation. It was found unnecessary to use the tandem, which had 'proved so effective against the University of Chicago. The Xvest Point Sleeper 148 The following are some statistics that may prove interesting : STATISTICS OF THE XVEST POINT ELEVEN Name Weight Age Height Hammond . . . Doe . .... . Riley Tipton . . . . Thompson. . . Graves ..... . . . Rockwell . ......... . Substitutes: Cooper, 1583 Mettler, 1772 Gillespie, Average w-eight ofline, Name Weight Hackett . . . . Cooper . . . . . . V Farnsworth . . . . . Prince . . . . . Davis .170 22 5 ft. IO in. .177 20 514 9 n .212 22 6 t' 1 " .IIQS 2I 5 " IO " .177 QI 6 " 1 H . 186 24 6 " o " . 157 QI 5 " II " 169 182 lbs Age Height 161 23 5ft.7Z in. 158 25 5 " 9 " ISO 23 5 'L IO " 163 20 5 H II " 20 6 " 0 " .192 Average Weightiof backs, 168.5 lbs. fTl1is is taking Cooper as R. H. since l1e played all but S minutes of the gamej Average age . ...... 21.5 Average weight of team . 177.1 lbs Average weight of last year's eleven : Line, 182.25 . Backs, 166.05 Entire eleven, 174.6 STATISTICS OF THE ARLIV-NAVY GAME! LINE-BUCKING PUNTS FUDIBLES Army Navy 1 Army Navy Army ' Nav! 1st half 159 18 iPunted I2 times punted Q0 times 4 3 2d half I6O - H. 1Average length, Average length, T h r e e 0 f Total 319 32 33-5 Yds- 1 31.1 yds. 1311859 Were lArmy had 3NaVy had 7 inthe first Longest consec- Navy gainedher punts blocked kicks blocked 8 minutes! utive gain, 85 distance only Average gain by Average gain byl of play 1 yds. 3.tirnes. punts, 31.8 punts, 252' N Longest consec- yds. n yds. T , ntive gain, 7 1 yds. i bfivm- RECORD OF ARMY-NAVY GAMES: Army Navy 1890 . . 0 24 1891 . . . . 32 16 1892 . . . 4 I2 1893 . - 4 5 1899 . . I7 5 1900 . . - 7 II 1901 . . . . 1 1 5 1902 , , . . 22 8 1903 . . . . ........... . . 40 5 Total number points made, 137 92 Games Won, 5 4 I 49 x The line-up was as follows : VWEST POINT Hammond . .... Doe Cllhompsoiil . . I R-iley . ..... . Trpton ........ Thompson flvlettlerl Graves . .... . Rockwell QGillespiej Hackett ...... Prince...... Dav1s....... The game in detail : POSITION . .left end . . left tackle . . left guard - . .centre . . . right guard . . right tackle . . . . . .right end . . quarter back left half back right half back Farnsworth fCooperl' 1 i ' .... . . fullback . The Navy won the toss, and Davis for West Point kicked off at 2.13 to the mid- dies I5-yd. line and the runner made ro yards. Hammond stopped the next play for a loss of 5 yards and the Navy punted to Hackett at mid-field where he was downed. Prince fumbled in the next play, but was tried again and made 5 yards through center. Davis and Farnsworth in four tandem plays tore off 1 1 yards, but Farns- worth fumbled and Annapolis secured the ball on the 45-yd. mark. Four yards to go on the third down forced Annapolis to punt, and Hackett was thrown on his 4o- yd. line. In a delayed pass Farnsworth dropped the ball and it went to the middies on the Army's 45-yd. mark. Annapolis could not make the distance in three tries and punted to Hackett on his 15-yd. line. Davis in two attempts gained ro yards and Hackett signalled a puntg the pass was high and Prince had to reach for ity he fumbled and the middies fell on the leather zo yards from the cadet goal. West Point's line held 'firm against the assaults of the Navy and a try at a held goal from placement resulted. The ball went true score 8 minutes after the game started. Navy 5 3 r5r ANNAPOLIS ......i-Ioward Grady fDohertyj . . . Chambers QSmithj ........Rees . . Oak gMcConne1lJ . . Doherty Qlbiersonj . . Soule fWhitingl Strassburger fWilcoxl . . . Root CDoWelll Decker CStrassburgerl .......Halsey CAPTAIN FARNSWORTH and Annapolis made the first West Point kicked off to the Navy's 5-yard line and the runner was downed on the 25-yd. mark. A gain of one yard in three tries forced a punt and Hackett made the catch on the middle line. On the first down Prince punted across the Navy's goal line and the middies kicked out to Prince at mid-fieldg he was thrown on the 5o-yd. mark. Farnsworth again fumbled and it was the Navy's ball on the 47-yd. line. Farnsworth was replaced by Cooper. The Navy could not make a first down and punted to Hackett on- his go-yd line 5 he made 4 yards. Prince, Davis and Cooper advanced the ball to the 5o-yd. mark where Prince punted to the Navy's 25-yd. line, Tipton making the tackle. Annapolis tried a fake kick on the second down and did not make a yard. The Army got the ball on a fumble on the zo-yd. line and in five plays Davis wasfshoved over for :tntouchdown at 2:45. Doe kicked goal. Army 6 3 Navy 5. Davis kicked off to the Navy's 5-yd. line and himself made the tackle on the 25-yd. mark. A third down with 2 yards to go compelled Annapolis to punt. Hackett ran the kick back 8 yards to the Army's 53-yd. line. The cadets failed to make the required distance and Davis kicked to the Navy's 35-yd. line outside. For the first time since the game started the Navy made a first down by going through center for 6 yards. However, 5 yards to go on the next third down forced a punt and Prince caught and was downed on the Army's 39-yd. line. Prince hit the line for 3 yards and then punted from a position close up behind the line. As the ball went over the head of a Navy back he touched it and Ham- mond, tearing down the field secured it on the Navy's 8-yd. line. Davis in two tries made 4 yards and a penalty for offside by the Navy gave the Army a first down. Prince in the next play went over for a touchdown at 3 o'clock and Doe kicked goal. Army 12 5 Navy 5. - Davis kicked off, and the ball sailed directly between the posts and over the cross-bar. Hackett muffed the kick-out and Hammond picked up the ball, but was downed on the Army's 47-yd. line. Davis went through left tackle for 4 yards, and Prince from a normal formation punted to the Navyls 20-yd. mark, Hammond downing the runner for no gain. The middies punted on the third down to Hackett on his 50-yd. line, and he made to yards. Prince was again given the ball and came through stumbling 3 he fell, but was lifted to his feet by Hackett, and behind Tipton's excellent interference, and with continued assist- ance, made a run of 40 yards to a touchdown,-certainly a most sensational run. Doe kicked goal and made the score: Army 18 3 Navy 5. Davis kicked off to the Navy's zo-yd. line and Hammond was there with the ball. The Navy punted on the third down and Prince caught the ball on the bound at mid-field g he was downed on the Navy's 50-yd line. Prince, Cooper and Davis carried the ball to the 35-yd. mark and time was called at 3:21. SECOND HALF f The second half started with no changes in the Army team. The Navy made several substitutions during the progress of the half, due apparently to lack of condition. 152 At 3:45 Annapolis kicked off to the Army's 15-yd. line where the tackle was made. Prince's punt on the Hrst down was blocked and it was the Navy's ball on the Arn1y's 15-yd. line. The Navy tried a field goal from placement on the third down, but the ball was blocked and Thompson fell on it for the cadets on the 2o- yd. line. Prince punted to the Ar1ny's 45-yd. line and Hammond was offside, the ball hitting him in the back. Annapolis was allowed a free kick from the 25-yd. line. The ball was blocked, however, but was recovered by the Navy on the 45--yd. mark. Annapolis punted only I5 yards and Rockwell secured the ball. Prince returned the punt to mid-field and Hammond downed the runner. The Navy here made a second first down on the Army's 48-yd. line, but a third down with 5 yards to go compelled them to punt. Hackett rnuffed on his 2o-yd. line, but fell on the ball. Prince made 3 yards and Davis was jammed through center to the 42-yd. line. Cooper placed the leather on the 5o-yd. mark, and Davis and Prince took it to the Navy's 45-yd. line. Davis and Cooper in two tries added 7 yards more, and Prince skirted left end for I8 yards. With the ball on the 2o-yd. mark a touch-down was in sight and in five plays Prince crossed the line at 4 minutes after 4 olclock. Hackett punted out to Graves, but Doe failed at goal, the ball being blocked. Army 23 3 Navy 5. Davis kicked oii' and the runner was downed on the Navyls 22-yd. line. A fumble gave 'West Point the ball on the 20-yd. line and in six plays Davis made the fourth touchdownlfor the Army. Doe kicked goal. Army 29 3 Navy 5. Doe was replaced by Mettler. Annapolis caught the kick-off on the 5-yd. line and ran it back 35 yards. The Navy tried a fake kick on the second down, but made no gain, and were com- pelled to punt. Hackett made the catch and was thrown on the Army's 52-yd. line. Prince's punt was blocked, but Davis recovered the ball and Prince again punted, the runner being downed on the 22-yd. line. Gillespie was substituted for Rockwell. The middies made another first down in two tries and placed the ball on their 2-S-yd. line. They lost 5 yards on the next play and tried a fake kick which netted only 2 yards. They punted to Hackett at mid-field and he was downed for no gain. Prince punted on the second down to the Navy's 25-yd. line and Hammond was on hand to make the tackle. A punt by the middies on the third down landedathe ball on their 45-yd. mark, from which point the cadets rushed it down the field in plunges which netted 5 and 6 yards at a time. Prince made the touchdown at 4:33 and Hackett kicked goal. Army 35 3 Navy 5. Davis's kick-offwent to a Navy man on the ro-yd. line and he made 23 yards. A quarterback run lost 2 yards and Annapolis punted to Hackett on his 45-yd. markg he was thrown on the middle line. Prince punted to the Navy's 2 5-yd. line and the kick was run back I5 yards. The Navy punted on the third down to Hackett on his 30-yd. line and he ran forward 20 yards. Prince's punt was ' 153 blocked, but the cadets recovered the ball on the 40-yd. line. Hackett signalled another punt and Prince lifted the oval to the Navy's 35-yd. line, the runner being downed after going ro yards. A loss of 3, yards compelled the middies to punt and Hackett was nailed on the Army's 43-yd. line. With 2 yards to go on the third dovvn Prince punted to the Navy's 20-yd. line. In a fake kick Annap- olis lost 5 yards and punted to Hackett on the Navyls 45-yd. line. He yelled " fair catch " and was tackled as the ball struck his arms. For this interference West Point Was given a free kick from the 25-yd. line and Davis kicked a neat goal. Army 40, Navy 5. Davis kicked off to the Navy's 15-yd. line and time was called at 4:54. ,n Thus ended the Navy's Waterloo. The score might have been kept down by the use ofa little judgment. At the beginning of the game the Navy tried our line but found it absolutely impassable. Instead of opening out their plays and using end runs, which might have been successful with their light, fast team. they continued to batter the wall. As a result they made but three lirst downs. Again, after each kick-off, they chose to receive the ball in their own territory. This forced them to kick immediately, giving us the ball Within scoring distance. The Navy went down splendidly to defeat, and even when the end drew near there was that same brave, plucky iight We have seen so often and admired so much. We earnestly hope to meet them again, and that our relations shall continue in one long line of continual friendship. All you fellers, here's to the Navy. Ray I Ray ! Ray l Oh, Navy! Won't you listen? For the Army's got a mule VVith a long rat tail, And a hide as thick As a coat of mail, So keep your eye on him. He's a razor-back. He's a cracker-jack, And we've got him shod With a cast-iron shoe, And when he kicks He'll land on you, And send you sailing home. 1 MFA' 154 FOOTBALL SQUAD, SEASON 1903 .aa -4. I CAPT. PALMER -E. PIERCE CAPT. EDVVARD L. KING Football Represenlalive Head Coach CAFT- HENRY C. SMITHER LINEU11. WI-I,Y,1AM D. CONNOR Coach Coach 156 H LIEUT. LEON B. KROMER L1Eu'r. Roxuslvr E. BOYERS Coach and Baseball Representative Coach-Captain 1902 CADE-p CHARLES D, DALY CADET I-IoRA'r1o B. HACKETT, JR Coach Captain Baseball Team 1904 157 Nsllzsr l' nnu'r A 1 47 ln V 4 l THE SEASON OF 1903 HE beginning of the season of IQO3 was brilliant, but in the middle of - the season there suddenly came a slump which we could never quite overcome. We attribute this to the factlthat about the first of May, ' ' the weather becomes exceedingly warm, drills begin in earnest and we find that each day is completely taken up with hard work. Hereto- fore we have never had a training table for the base-ball team, hence there was nothing to keep a player's waist plate from becoming attached to his backbone. So we found ourselves gradually losing form until at the end of the season, we were playing as if our feet were tied to the ground Even though the season ended so disastrously, it was not without its good points, for we defeated. Harvard by the score of 6 to 4-the first time we have ever beaten any of the "Big Fourn in base-ball At the beginning of the season we found ourselves without the services of Abbott, Herr and Hobson and it was therefore absolutely necessary to de- velop an entirely new infield. We had secured an excellent coach in Stein- weinder, of Princeton. He was with us until the middle of May, when he left to coach Princeton. W' e began the season by defeating Union, W'illiams and Dickinson, and then treating Harvard to a little surprise party, so sudden that they are still wondering up in Cambridge how it happened. This game probably caused more joy in the Corps than any yet played here. There was indeed cause for it, for Harvard had just shut out Georgetown and had beaten the middies in two games. Graham did the pitching, allowing Harvard only eight scattered hits, which accounts for their defeat. Coburn started to pitch for Harvard, but after we had scored six runs, retired in favor of Clarkson. The fireworks went off in the third inning with 159 time and percussion fuses. The first two men took time and walked to first. Vlfhipple, as usual, bunted and filled the bases. Then with two-strikes and three balls called, Gardiner, I. B., shut his eyes and with a mighty swing sent the ball to Officers' row for a home run. Stopping to tell the Harvard second baseman about the accident, he almost missed connections at home. The game ended 6 to 4 in our favor and this also ended our winning streak. Fordham, Lafayette and Amherst beat us in succession and then to aggravate matters Columbia and 7th Regiment did the same. VX-fishing to begin well in our first game with Columbia, we were anxious to win. Carter allowed but eight hits, striking out eleven men, but VV' est Point made seven errors, which accounts ,for the defeat. i The 7th Regiment in a very close and exciting game defeated us by the score of 2 to o, our first shut out. This game was lost through our weakness at the bat, for there was not the slightest fault in our pitcher's work. Thus the season might be compared to a bonfire, bright and powerful at the beginning but ending in a heap of ashes-all its inert strength gone, its darkness seeming all the darker on account of the brilliancy of its beginning. And now a few words about the individual members of the team. VV e had a splendid corps of pitchers in Graham, Carter and Phillips. Graham was ex- cellent, having a large assortment of curves and drops and plenty of speed, but he lacked the proper coaching. Carter and Phillips also possessed speed and curves, but lacked the experience necessary to make them first-class pitchers. Carter will be our mainstay in the box this season and we ought to see a decided improvement in his work. Graves, on account of his great experience played a good game behind the bat. Hackett held down Hrst with both feet, which makes it needless to say that it was completely covered. Jack Gardiner at second picked up everything, even the grass. He has never yet decided how far that home run went. Herring covered short in a very creditable manner, his throwing to first being fine. Cooper at third was handicapped by a fever which finally compelled him to stop playing altogether: His place was credibly filled by Crain, who up to this time had been an unknown quantity. The outfield was very fast and must be given credit for some very clever work. WVhipple, Wfinston and Rockwell were absolutely sure on fly balls, andlit was always a relief to see the ball go their way. Meals, although not playing in any of' the games, immortalized himself by hard, conscientious and cheerful work in practice, where he was especially valuable in the catching department. 5 The outlook for the season of IQO4 is bright. Every man on the '03 team is still in the corps with the exception of Graham, whose position as pitcher will be hard to fill. The pleb'e class does not contain much material, which compels ns to 160 depend upon last year's squad for our team. The one problem to solve is that of developing a first-class pitcher and Carter will probably fill that position very nicely. Hackett, ,O4, has been elected captain, and Lieut. Kromer has been ap pointed base-ball representative by the A. A. A. W' ith his spirit and enthusiasm instilled in the men, we ought to turn out a fast team, for never has the outlook been brighter. The batting and fielding averages for the season of IQO3 were as follows BATTING FIELDING Hackett, 1b. . Carter, p. ..... . Wliipple, l. f.. .. Rockwell, r. f., . . Crain, 3b., .... Graves, c., ...... Wiiiston, c. f., . . Graham, p., .... . Gardiner, I. B.. 2b., .... . Cooper, 3b., Herring, s. S., . . . Garber, s. s., . . 401 375 325 250 250 212 .205 T57 .155 125 105 ooo VVhipple, l. f., .. Hackett, Ib., .... Graves, c. . .. Crain, 3b., ...... W'inston, c. f., . . Garber, s, s., .... Graham, p., ..... Gardiner, J. B., 2b... .. . . Herring, s. s., ... Carter, p., ...... Rockwell, r. f., . . Cooper, 3b., I .ooo 975 97.3 947 909 goo 869 1854 823 81 8 800 641 Games Played W1 P. Opp. April 11, Union College .... " 15, Williams College . 18, Dickinson College 25, Harvard University 29, Fordham College . May 2, Trinity College " 9, Lafayette College . 16, Amherst College . 23, Columbia College . 30, 7th Regiment CN. xr u 41 rn 11 if Y.'N.'Gf5ff1.. 'Total, 161 3 1 5 2 18 I 6 4 o 1 I2 3 7 9 II 2 56 41 Baseball Team, 1903 GRAHAM, '03 GRAVES, 05. . .. HACiKETT, 04. GARDINER, 1. '05 HERRING, ,05 ...... CRAIN, '04. . . . . . WHIPPLE, '04..,. w1NsT0N, 05 .... ROCKVVELL, '06 .... CARTER, XV. V., '04 Substitutef COPP, '04 C00PER, '04 MEALS, 304 LANE, A. W., '00 Captain EPHRAM F. GRAHAM. '03 Manager FERDINAND VVILLIAMS, '03 Captain for 1904 HORATIO B. HACKETT, JR., 304 , Manager for 1904 JOHN DANFORD, '04 162 . . . Pitcher . . . Catcher .First Base Second Base .Short Stop .Third Base . .Left Field Center Field 5 . .... Bight F1010 PHILLIPS O3 GARBER 3 BASEBALL TEAM, 1903 8 tr 7- F W A1717 HVA VY 7 H901 4,1902 5 Gy . 4' QQQL , L ' 5141755 ll l li? Q Rchurasou 0 N May I7, IQO,I, with a squad of 21 Cadets, in charge of Lieut. Kromer, ' and accompanied by several officers, VV'est Point proceeded to Annapo- lis. Friday night was spent at Baltimore, and on Saturday morning the iwim' team took the train to Annapolis. Everyone was well taken care of during the whole stay at that place, and nowhere has a more cordial and sportsmanlike spirit been shown than was manifested by the Navy during the entire visit. The game was intensely exciting throughout. Both pitchers did excellent work and both were given gilt-edged support, but the Army was more fortunate in making its hits at opportune times. In the ninth inning, with a score of 4 to I against them, the Navy made two runs and had a man on second base with two out. Matters were in a precarious condition when the next man knocked a grounder to Abbot. But he fielded the ball cleanly and sent it into jim Hobsonfs outstretched hands, ending the greatest game in the history of the Academies. After the game the team was given a reception by the ladies of the Navy and in the evening everyone attended an excellent hop given by our hosts, the Middies. It was Lieut. Kromer's untiring efforts and his great enthusiasm in our whole year's work that made it possible to win this gamef The score: Army A Navy Players ab r bli sb sh po a e Players ab r l-11 sb sh po a e Zell, r.f. .... , ...... 3 I I I o I o o Hammer, Ib. ...... 4 o o o o 7 o I MacArthur, l.f. ..... 3 I o I o o o o Staton, r.f. .... . ..2 I I I o 2 o I Hobson, Ib. ........ 4 0 o o o 8 I o Read, l.f., ...5 I I o 0 o o o Herr, s.s. .... .... 4 o I I o 2 3 o VVeaver, c. ...5 I 2 o o 7 I o Abbott, 2b. .... 4 I 2 I o 4 4 o Childs, s.s., ........ 5- o 2 o, oi I I I Hackett, c. .... 4 o 2 o o 6 2 I Long, 3b. .......... 4 o I o' o 5 3 o Cooper, 3b. ..... 3 o I o o I I o Smith, C. E., 2b. ...4 0 2 o o o I o Whipple, c.f. ....... 3 I o I o 2 o o Anderson, c.f, ...... 3 o .2 o o I 0 0 Graham, p. .. .... 2 o o o I 3 I 0 Raudenbush, p. .... 4 o o o 0 I I o Total, . ..... gi 4 7 5 I 27 I2 T Total, . ..... .... 3 6 3 II I o 24 7 3 i ' 164 SCORE BY 1NN1Nos. I 2 3 4 5 6 7 S 9 Total. Navy... ..............,... ..... o oIooooo2 3 Army .......................................... .oo3ooIoox 4 Two base hits: Read I, 'Weaver I. Strike outs: By Graham 6, by Raudenbush 2. Double plays: Weaver and Hammer, Hackett, Hobson and Abbott. Hit by pitcher, by Graham 2, by Raudenbush 2. Wild pitches: Graham 1. Earned runs: West Point 1, Annapolis 2. Left on bases: West Point 6, Annapolis 13. Time of game: I.3O. Um- pire: Mr. Snyder CNational Leaguej The next year, IQO2, the Navy team came to NW est Point, and evened matters up by beating us in a well played game. Although their first class had graduated early, they were permitted to play such members of the class as were on the team. The Middies arrived the day before the game, and practiced on our held that afternoon. This practice was exceedingly good and showed that they were well coached in all the fine points of the game. The West Point team was poorly chosen, several of our best players being compelled to sit on the bench. This, to- gether with our errors, directly explains our defeat. Raudenbush and Graham again pitched excellent games, and had the latter been properly supported, there would have been no doubt as to the result, This game evened up the series, and as no game was played in IQO3 on account of the strained relations between the two Academies, the series still remains a tie. There is every reason to believe that the game will be played as usual this year. TW e have a strong team, with Lieut. Kromer at the head, and we ought to break the tie in our favor. The score of the second game follows: Army Navy Players ab r bh-sb sh po a Players sh po a Cooper, 3b. ........ 5 o I o o 1 2 Childs, s.s. o I 0 Zell, 1.f ............ 5 o o o o 2 I Staton, l.f. . .. I 3 o MacArthur, .... 3 I o 0 o o I VVeaver, c. .. o 3 3 Hobson, Ib. ........ 5 I .I o o I3 o Smith, 2b. o 5 5 Herr, s.s. .......... 3 I I o o o I Read, r.f. . . .. o o o Abbott, 2b. ......... 4 o o o o 3 3 Anderson, c.f. ...... o 3 o lfV1nston,'c.f. ....... 4 o 2 o o 2 o Bassett, 3b. .. o I 3 Hackett, Q., .... 3 o o o I 6 I Pegram, Ib. ........ o IO 2 Graham, p. .... 3 O O O 0 O 4 Raudenbush, p. ..... O I 5 Total, .......... 35 3 5 o 1 27 I3 Total, ...... ,... 3 7 T Z TB Earned runs: Army I, Navy 2. Two base hits: Staton I, lfVeaver I. Three base hits: Raudenbush I. Base on Balls: By Graham 1, by Raudenbush 3. Hit by pitched balls: By Graham 1, by Raudenbush I. Struck out: By Graham 4, by Raudenbush 2. 'Wild pitches: Graham 1. Time of game 2.15. Umpires, Lynch and Snyder CNational Leaguej. I - f JH. .XXX XXX-X .- by N ,ki Ula XXX . 1 2-1 .gig ex ' 5565, im , 1 N ,I , A... ., vi., . ,bit-r9Tf.:f, f' lx ' W .., f X YYQ A 1 lfmj lf 'li f la " 1 3 if iiliiyj E, 'i if lil P EI il .Q 'j r l l I , g' jiffflfrs I , 3-2:2 I .1 1 1 1 ls JI U ' I , 4. ,- , mail... , .. . I 1 s Xlr' My ' ' 1 I all 5, - 1 . "', : ,,h.v:" S332f'F? f ifjifiv,-. 1 1, , XZ - ll ,-49 , 2103 - I " 7 1 1 ,- "f p: A U 1 X 'XJ' ' ' Q-. ' awawir' 24.5, 1' 1- .' 5 . 1 1 x n . .. . -. .- , JK ' gif' ' ,- 1. g,.'.a,f,f1- 1-,,.-1 , . - : 'Q 1 . 01, . , A 'I - I ' x .f .- X , 'I' 3 i Inter-collegiate Tournament was the intention to enter a team in the for 1901, but the early graduation of the first class prevented it. How- ever, a squad was organized in IQO2, working daily under the able su- pervision of Lieut. Koehler until the date set for the tournament of IQO2. The squad consisted of 1 Bull CCaptainj, and Nichols, '03, Strong, Scott, Hoyt and Honeycutt, 104 Breckenridge and Kunzig, '05, Gray, Q., iO3, Manager. Several teams were fenced at the Academy, with the following scores: Cornell 3, Army 6 Harvard 0, " 9 Columbia, 3, " 6 Yale 2, " A 4 Penn 2, " ' 'f . The team chosen for the tournament consisted of rw, '03 g W Strong, '04, and Breckenridge, JO5, with Bull and Honeycutt as substitutes. The. tournament was won by a decisive score: WVon. I. Army 40 2. Columbia 35 3. Navy 34 4. Cornell 32 5. Harvard 25 6. Yale I5 7. Pennsylvania 3 166 Lost. Percentage. f I4 -740 I9 ,648 20 .629 22 .592 29 .462 39 , 277 46 .148 FENCING TEAM, 1903 Strong tied with Clarke, of Columbia, and WVhittier, of the Navy for individ- ual honors, each winning I5 bouts and loosing 3. The season of 1903 was even more successful than the preceding one. The squad consisted of Bull QCaptainj, and Grey, B. E., ,O3, Strong, Hoyt, Scott and. Honeycutt, ,O4 g Breckenridge, Barber, Hanford and Kunzig, '05, For Lieut. Koehler's enthusiastic support We cannot be too thankful. He worked hard for us and backed the team with all his Well-known enthusiasm and was intimately as- sociated vvith each and every victory. VV ith Mr. Richard Malchien, as coach, the team was worked into shape- with the following results: Pennsylvania 2, Army I4 Cornell o, " 9 Columbia 2, " 7 Y ale, 3, 6 The team for the tournament consisted of Scott and Honeycutt, 104 5 Breck- enridge, '05, with Bull as substitute. Again the Army was victorious by a good SCOTC I I , WO11. Lost. Percentage. I. Army 35 IO .778 2. Columbia 31 I4 ,689 3. Yale IQ 26 .422 4. Cornell 18 27 .400 5. Pennsylvania I6 29 . 3 57 6. Harvard I2 33 .267 For individual honors Breckenridge and Honeycutt tied with Clarke, of C0- lumbia, each winning I3 bouts and losing 2. Strong was elected Captain for 1904, and Hoyt, manager. This year, We have all the last year's squad with the exception of the gradu- ates and Breckenridge. In addition there are several promising candidates. Lieut. Koehler is still with us and Mr. Malchien isragain coach. So, with good luck for Hour" year we can all say not only may the best team Win, but also may the Army be the best team. . 168 FENCING TROPHY 169 X lmooofa I 4 mm! 0 4' ' lvl I 'FJ ' 'f em xl 1' fx X hs.. 1 vv. saor O4 N March 21, 1903, the Tenth Annual Indoor Meet was held in the gym- nasium. There were three records broken, Danford, '04, beating his own record in the fence Vault, Copp, '04, the record for the potato race and Turner, '06, the record for the rope climb. The class of 1904 won the meet. The following is a list of thc events andthe winners: I. Staiidi-Jig high jimnp. Record, Johnson, YOI, 5 ft. 1. Wilson, A. H., '04, 4ft. loin. 2. Hinkle, 'o3. 2. SfG7Zd'l'l'Lg broad j'Zi7'1Z-P. Record, Nelly, '02, IO ft. Sin. 1. Hammond, I. S., '05, IO ft. 4M in. 2. I-Tinkle, 'o3. 3. Putting I6-lb. shot. Record, Nelly, '02, 39 ft. 6in. 1. Thompkins, '05, 35 ft. HM in. 2. Bunker, 'o3. 4. Pole climb. Record, Wtiest, '03, 52-5 sec. 1. Wtiest, '03, 53-5 sec. 2. Park, 'o4. 5. Fence vault. Record, Danford, '04, 7ft. 1 in. I . Ist Class. 1, Danford, '04, 7ft. 1 in. 2. Thompkins, 'o5. 2d Class. 1. Meals, '04, Turner, '06, tie, 6ft. Sin. 2. Titus, '05. . Rzmhiizg high jump. Record, Munton, '98, 5 ft. Sin. 1. Shannon, '03, 5ft. 7in. -2. Anderson, W. D. A., '04, - 7. Twenty-yard daxh. Record, Murphy, '97, Barlow, '97, Perkins, '00, 22-5 sec. I. Hammond, '05, Daly, '05, tie, 24-5 sec. 8. Rope climb. Record, Turner, '06, 73-5 sec. 1. Turner, '06, 73-5 sec. 2. Colley, '03, Gibson, '05, tie. 9. Horizontal bar. Ward, 'o4. 2. Armstrong, 'o4. 10. Side horse. 1. Grey, B. E., '03. 2. Farnum, '03. T6 170 II. Flying rings. 1. Bunker, '03. 2. Ward, JO4. I2.' Parallel bars. I. Armstrong, '04 and Ward, ,04 tied. 13. Lang horse. 1. Farnum, 203. 2. Ward, ,O4. 14. Potata race. Record, Garber, '03, 35 4-5 see. 1. Copp, ,O4. 2. Stilwell, ,O4. 15. Tug of war. , IQO5 vs. 1906 won by 1905. 1903 vs. 1904 won by 1904. 1904 ws. 1905 won by IQ04. All 1'0lU1,Ll. athlete. 1. Bunker, '03. 2. Wilson, A. H., '04. All rolmd gymnast QPierce Currier Foster Memorial prize WVlI'1UC1'.J 1. Armstrong, yO4. 2. Ward, '04 52' , ' . 'is f P.,-', . 5 - 7, 5, .-. V '-H I. K - "2'a435+., . iz.. V. . ,Wig-Qflij, , J ,gl jg-1? w I, .. . q . 'v qu ' w, . 1 ' 4" ' ' 1 f -5142.95 4 . , . . x -. - , --.-fb: EM-.'IE,?L'.. ,Aga '. ff. ,-1:16 . . ,,. fum..-ir ., LM, . f1,5,,X.,, ew f - Q 1 fr fbwfffa 1-54 -'Y'-ff-if' 1 w-41-lf:.'1w 5 ,' '42-f' Q,-'-qu ' . fue.. v ... I ,,1.5, 1.1.4.4 , .,,, . A 1..v...:xn,.v,. .VC-,My 5 Q '19 .-,fm Aa 1- rv 5- . -1 MW- ' .N .3 gy5,f.-5-1 -- .4 7.1.1 55.4,-gg, 1' 3.gs,r,.,3 3.-1 Q, - 5 .e,fq-'fflg-U0 1' A- 1' ' Qewfz 45332295 J if ,ty .1 15:1 1-j..::,j,,lf.q-1.5.'j"M5g3-,qqv 5, P 1 -'fl W-.,.jf2vasgf9?x - . ll. 1'.'5,51 15:1 '12-1-...-Q:-ws'-.1-s. '-"4 - r I' fiuzfw f , -5: fig-V .I fi:-fl: .ig , pffmg.. 1. f 2'w.,f9Y'.13fJf':Q 1 - : 'L - 'pq . . N V-1:11511 .. Lf ,f-'T ' ..i3',3y4:.q'f'4.,,s.f!q,Jr1v 515- .-M355 4 -N A 3:-5,3553-2355 ' it f , 'iif'f5'5'-'-QSVK W' 'A Ufgf ' ' Y x 4' P71 if '51 'x 1 x Q 1 'Q' " . .gag Qs 05:14, rg ' ff 4 ,f '. 4-Q'-1 ' my ,Va A .. 2 ' NP1-V21 " . .4 - .2 1 171 X Yi x 1 E. n 0 Fi t N IX I E x f K DA Y ' l t L C , 1 wfscor '04, I-IE Annual Gutdoor Meet took place with great success on June 9th last. Notwithstanding the fact that the continued 'dry weather had so hard- ened the plain that training was 'almost impossible, two new records were made: 10 seconds for the 100 yd. dash and 52'sec0nds for the 440 yd. dashg very creditable time indeed, considering the kind and amount of training and the condition of the track. The class of 1905 won the meet, Daly and Hammond taking four iirsts, a second and a third 5 1904 was a close second, with 1906 and 1903 third and fourth respectively. Two new events were run off, the half-mile and mile run, and the track was laid out in an oval form-two great improvements over preceding years. It is earnestly to be hoped that these improvements are only the forerunners of others-such as unlimited entries and a system of points by which only three places count. In this way the Annual Field Meet at VV est Point will be put on a level with others of its kind at the colleges. SUMMARY OF EVENTS 100 yds. dash. 1. Hammond, I. S. C055. 2. Daly C055 and Farnum C035 IOS. QRec0rd5. 220 yds. dash. 1. Hammond, I. S., C055. 2. Fai-num C031 3. Daly C055 22 4-5 s. 440 yds. dash. 1. Upham C051 2. Wright C045. 3. Hodges C051 52 s. QRec0rd5. 880 yds. run. I. Dowd C045. 2. Spaulding, T. M., C051 3. I-Iorsfall C065 2m. II I-5 s. 1 mile run. 1. Stilwell C041 2. Vkforcester CO45. 3. Dailey, G. F. C065 5 m. I3 2-5 s. . 120 hurdle. 1. Daly C055. 2. Humphreys C065. 3. Carrithers C035 I7 1-5 s. Shot. 1. Thompkius C051 2. Bunker C035. 3. Farnsworth C045 36 fft. 52 in. HGM1fI1787'. 1. Bunker C031 2. Rockwell C061 3. Thompkins C055 88 ft. QM in. Pole Vault. 1. Barber C055. 2. Dillon C045 and Armstrong C045 Ctie5 Qft. gin. High jump. 1. Anderson, W., CO45. 2.C211'I'i'El'161'S C031 3. Hanford C055 5ft. 5in. Broad Jump. I. Daly Co55. 2. Carrithers C031 3. Turner C065 20 ft. gytin. 172 - 59. ..7 f , we-,xx f' ., I , ,- ' Q : f 'NM'-. 11-MF" Ia' 4 'f ig' hw --QQ ,III l ,Vp Q- .f dau.-1. --C - J az- f X. .R . :-,N - s. 1' -" - - 1-1.1.1. , B, fl 1 '44 SX MII IE 5 - - T TW TN" I ff 1. -11 SKS- :w - X ll X HERE was more interest taken in tennis last summer than ever before. - The courts were in excellent condition, making some good fast playing possible. The tournament was held as usual, starting with twenty-six ' " entries from the First and Third Classes. Wildrick, '06, Won the chanipionsliip, and Fulton, '04, took second. The following diagram gives the results: F -mst Prelimhiaries. Pratt, I. S., '06 Crain, '04 O'Hara,I'04 Thompson, M. H., '06 Dillard, '04 Finch, '06 Hackett, '04 Madigan '06 Whipple, '04 Honeycutt, '04 Fulton, '04 Rockwell, '06 Anderson, W. D. A., '04 Pratt, H. C., '04 Glassford, '04 Carter, W. V., '04 Reynolds, '04 Barkley, '04 Henderson, '06 Hunter, '04 Huntley, '06 Wildrick, '06 Spurgin, '06 Harbold, '04 Edmunds, '04 Swift, '04 .5'ec0'nd Prel-im. Pratt, I. S. 6-3, 6-1 I O'Hara I 6-5. 3-6. 6-4 1 Dinard I 7-5- 6-4 Madigan I 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 'L Honeycutt I 6-4, 6-1 I Fulton I' 6-4, 6-2 Anderson, NV. 6-1, 6-4 I Double I Cdefaultb I Barkley I Cby clefaultj Hunter 6-4. 6-4 l Wildriclc I 6-3, 6-2 I Spurgin I- 6-1, 6-1 I Edmunds I Cby defaultj D.A 1 I. I I 1 I 1 I J I I. I 1 1 I I 1 I f I I 1 1 I I Third Prelim. O'Hara 0-4. 6-2 Madigan S-6. 5-7. 6-4 Fulton 6-2, 6-0 Anderson, 'W Cby defaultj Barkley Cby defaultj Wfildrick 6-4. 4-6. 6-3 Edmunds aa bye.. 173 . D. A, Seuzi-Final: Fmals O'Hara "il bye" Fulton 6-0, 6-0 Barkley 6-0 6- " , - Wildrick 6-2, 6-3 I I K Fulton " 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 I J I l WVildrick i 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 1 I Wildrick . K6-4. 6-3, 64 GL FEW years ago golf was played by a very few cadets, not being consid- ered strenuous enough for most of them. But gradually it has increased fg,..6,4. in favor, until now it is necessary to dress in armor for protection from c-3 -:ag , 0-U-lj' -0 stray hits. And it matters not whether you go to Fort "Put," Flirta- tion or out on the links, this method of defense is absolutely neces- sary. During Camp VV. E. Shipp the interest in the game was given an added impulse by a tournament, which was held by the classes of 1904 and 1906. The A. A. fxj offered two very pretty prizes which were won by Holderness, R. W., '04, and Thompson, M. H., '06. The result of the tournament was as follows: First Round 1. Holder-ness, R. W., '04 2. Mcllroy, '04 3. Torney, '06 4. Manchester, '06 5. Glassford, ,O4 6. Dillard, '04 7. Harbold, ,04 8. Rockwell, '06 9. Danford, '04 10. Riley, J, VV.. '06 11. Butcher, 'o4 12. Dowd, '04 13. Blain, ,O4 14. Downing, '06 15. Sturgill, '06 16. Thompson, M. H., 06 1 o v 7. Hackett, ' 4 18. Turner, '06 19. Glass, '04 20. Madigan, '06 21. Brant, ,04 22. Fulton, '04 Second Round Holderness Torney Glass ford Rockwell Dan ford Butcher Blain Thompson Hackett Glass Fulton fdropped outb Third Romzzi S'e111i-Finals. Finals. Holderness I 'P Holderness I Rockwell J Danfmd 3 Holderness ' 5 Thompson I I . , gs. fhompson J Thompson J Glass " a bye" 1 served the name. Cavalry horses served in place of ponies and evenipad saddles were not available until 1900. Tn 1900, however, about thirty Westerii ponies were bought and with the Class 1903 the tirst real in- terest was shown. This class represented the Academy in two games with Squadron A, of N. Y. Although beaten, the showing made was very sat- isfactory indeed. In the spring of 1903. some twelve new ponies were bought and our class was the first to take a lively interest in the game. Twenty or thirty men played dur- ing the summer and fall of 1903. Practice was regular and considering the nature of the game, very satisfactory progress has been made. VV e had no out- side games, but expect some in the spring. The material offered was very promis- ing indeed and among such men as Robins, VVilson, A. H., VVimberly, Swift and -Koch there should be no trouble in picking a team capable of making a showing creditable to the Academy. Too much credit cannot be given Col. Treat in the development of the game at the Academy. As an excellent horseman and an enthusiastic polo player of exceptional skill, he has done everything in his power to encourage the game. Capt. Macdonald has also taken great interest in our work and has exerted him- self to help us. All the progress that we have made is due to these two officers. T Polo should be encouraged at the Academy, cultivating as it does, those characteristics indispensable to an oficer. Qwing to the lack of time, we can hardly hope to reach the standard set by some of our clubs, but we should and will be able to compete with the college teams on at least even terms. OLO at the Academy dates from 1895, though at that time it hardly de- . . -. . ,,,, W- rrfwyt' " .W ,'24rf'.. ,Q -U":a:'f'-,',,' , Q44-..-, -f!A,,-- -ef -.af ff? , A- J fx. a4...fx ,. 1 ' . f 'jf' T- -af:-cafe ,iii -I PI, Cfsii l f llfe . " + 5499 1:1 1 1.-N s 'N ' ggi' f L V : J 'Q ' --'wear 'V 1- ,g' C, . . - " ' ' " ' il J.-. 1, ' 1' I ,X1 2, lr 11j..,,.'-j7.vjfj,- '15-1. v i'fl 'film ,lille - Ei- pi lf.:.?-ETZXQQ-1" .f ffefsi ii-'Ti ""T1T"i"l'2.1ffsIf-'-fxiqffi L? rf 1:1-J.2-""I-V-'?.-14-:ii 1 1 .-er ' ' --"iiv:l'f:-wif 'N- . 1-4--fff1.,.'.,f-1' G-----'-'fr -'1 , 2 . 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The squad consisting of from live to twenty members, was lead by Stil- well, '04, The runs have been conducted over nearly all the roads and rough paths on and adjacent to the Reservation, following Stony Lonesome, circling the neighboring hills, reaching Long Pond, and passing Limits on the Cornwall road. Two paper chases were held with very good success. During the past fall several road races were held. The run via Eagle Valley Road from the Gymnasium to the East end of Long Pond and back was made in seventy minutes, reducing the record of IQO2 by six minutes. Though started under opposition and discouragement, this sport has made rapid progress. In all over fifty men have been out. Among the weaker men, the benehts have been very marked, while several runners, who have shown up best in held meets, owe their development almost entirely to this cross-country work. ' I76 . K ' , 9, W f f l1"T'.' - SW , W elaei 0 k ff 0 X I Fx lr' I it in R' J X 1 ai Il' 'I' KI!! PV s.-4 ASKET BALL has never received its proper appreciation at NVest Point. A Until the fall of 1902 the gymnasium was ex en minus the baskets and -if ball necessary to play the Cfamc Through the efforts of the class of O I A I Y .i I . 'C' A' . I , , a"'1"'E'2' 1904, and with the assistance of Lieut. lxoehler, We finally obtained the material and proceeded to form a team, An exhibition game was lirst played in order to introduce the game to the residents of the Post, most of whom had never seen a contest of this kind. This paved the way for a game with the Yonkers Y. M. C. A., which was defeated by the score of 54 to 10. This was the only game played in IQO3, but it had the desired result of giving to basket ball a recognized place among the games now played at the Academy. It is hoped that in the future the A. A. A. will appoint a representative for this branch of athletics, and subscribe the funds necessary for games with other large colleges. For IQO4 we have a schedule of live games, the l'-11'SlI of which was played on january 30, 1904. and resulted in a victory for XVest Point. Team i HACKETT, 1904, Capfcrnz. STILXVELL, 1904 MERCHANT, 1905, DOWD, 1904 HETRICK, 1906 Substitutef PRATT, H. C., 1904 ' CASTLE. 1907 Manager STTLWTELL, IQO4. l 1 Ffa A Ei Ei S If X X - . ,- ,- - . . f .. Q E T l-l E. , . X- x .I .J HE privilege of wearing the initial "A" ffor Armyj on the sweater, - jersey, jacket, cap or other article of athletic uniform, shall be re- stricted to those Cadets who have actually played on an Academy 4' " team Chrst teamj during' one year, as follows: I. F00tba!!--Two-thirds.ot all games played with outside teams or a chanipionsliip game. 2. BasebaIl-Two-thirds of all games played with outside nines or a cham- pionship game. 5 3. F011citzfg-Three-ifths of all contests fenced with outside teams or the Intercollegiate Contest, and, . 4. To those Cadets who at the outdoor "Meet" shall break an Academy record. Cla.r.r of I904 Football-Blain, Copp, Cooper, V. WY, Farnsworth, Hackett, Jensvold, McAn- drew, Riley, N. XV., Stilwell, Thompson, C. F. Baseball-Carter, Copp, Cooper, Crain, Hackett, Vlfhipple. Fmzcizzg-Strong, G. V., Honeycutt. All-roimd Gymzzast-Armstrong. Claff of 1905 Football--Bartlett, L. R., Daly, Doe, Graves, Hammond, T. VV., Tipton. Baseball-Albriglit, Gardiner, I. B., Graves, Herring, Winston. Record-Hammoncl, I. S., Upham. Cla.r.r of 1906 Football-Gillespie, Mettler, Rockwell, Torney. Baseball--Rockwell. Claff of I907 Football--Davis, R. H., Prince, Hill. 178 N! I Av - ggi 1 p gig EJ., 'C lm? l'LUU3fi 1i f K ill v , Q ,J ' NE Hundred Days 'till june, Sir! No wonder, that long- ago the Corps began the practice of celebrating this happy time by more adequate means than a "long corps yelll' and mutual congratula- fi 5 5:4 tions. The first Iooth Night Entertainment was held in.the.Dialec- A5303 tic Hall and when we consider the limited facilities which it offers we may surmise that the affair was rather unpretentious. 'For lffbjig' years the presentation of an original play was the form of enter- Efffs tainment. For several years prior to 1903 this was departed from T -a play was still the xattraction, but it was not an original pro- duction. Last year when the "Caprices of Cupid" was put upon the Cullum stage every one was delighted with the return to the old plan. This year we went one step farther. Not only was the play the work of a first classman-Copp-but all the music was written by Gruber and the performance was a credit to every one connected with it. Both authors spent a great amount of thought and energy to insure the success of the play. Q The musical comedy, "The Elopersf' was presented to the usual talented and critical audience on the evening of March 5th, The play had to be put off to this late date on account of some of those delightful lectures which we all enjoy so tremendously 'The numerous local hits kept every one laughing-scarcely a humorous event of the preceding twelve months escaped attention. In barest outline, the plot was as follows: Colonel Van Speckhard is delivering a lec- ture ini astronomy at Trophy Point. Two sons of Mars, Romulus and Remus, land there in an air-ship and while they are making an inspection of the Post before continuing their journey, the Col. and his satellite, Vinkleman. enter the air-ship to examine the machinery. As luck would have it, they start it off ac- cidentally and away they go to Mars. Romulus and Remus, since they cannot 179 escape, fall in love with Ina and Nina Gayspark and with the help of Artesia, who claims to be a fairy, they succeed in their amours. The girls, however, are locked up by their mother, who does, not approve of "cadetting" and so Cupid is foiled for a while. , The Col. and Vinkleman, upon arriving on Mars, are arrested by Michael Schlatz and condemned to death by the King unless they can make him a gown more ornate and gaudy than the one he now possesses. They get their heads to- gether and produce a dress-coat, with the aid of Romula and Rema, daughters of the King, with whom, of course they fell in love. The King dons this instru- ment of torture and faints away in violent agony-the two prisoners escaping. iitfhey return, disguised as booksellers, to the court, where the king is making merry prior to his departure for the Earth in quest of his sons. Romula and Rema, having put a sleeping powder in the wine, the lovers steal an air-sliip and elope to the earth. The King accompanied by Mercury, his Prime Minister and Michael Schlatz, his Chief of Police, pursues them. Upon arrival the King falls in love with Mrs. Gayspark. Here the fun begins. Every one tries to elope with some one else. As luck would have it again, they all choose the same ren- dezvous and time. Naturally an exciting melee ensues. As the Post quarter- master supplied but one air-ship, this simultaneous eloping was impossible, but as usual, everything ends happily with everybody satisfied " 'cept poor old Mer- cury." . , The parts were very well taken, some of them unusually so. Gruber, as the Dutch Professor, was a conspicuous success. To see him scratch his head with his left thumb and, with a perplexed look inquire of Remus, 'Have you any fever,' reminded one strangely of sick-call. His part was well conceived and admirably executed. Moller kept the crowd holding their sides throughout the play. His clever facial expressions and his inimitable gestures were one of the best features of the play. His scenes with O'Vinan in the first act and with Reina in the second were simply ludicrous. Copp made a king, the vainest of the vain. His part was difficult to handle, but as in everything he has ever attempted. he covered himself with glory-and paint. Wilson, E. M., as "Mercury," was beyond doubt as good a coon as ever trod the stage. Wlietlier the Prime Min- ister of Mars is a f'coon" or not must remain a mystery for many years to come. Then there was Michael Schlatz, with his vengeful club, his brogue and his walk! Everyone knows what Dew's abilities are and on this occasion he passed his elastic limit and received a permanent set with the audience. And then the girls! Richardson, R. C., McDonald, Donahue and Seager! 'Twould be hard, indeed, to find more bewitching, entrancingly lovely maidens than these four made! Dainty, coquettisli. winsome lassies they made for their difhcult parts. Need- 180 less to say each one had a suitor waiting at the stage door after the show. Mc- Kay made 'a sweet little fairy, rather airy in some cases, but never quite so light that we would be compelled to turn off the calcium light. Endress and Donavin struck off their character to a nicety, while Davis, R. I-I., and Nagle, handled their small parts well. ' Campbell, as Romulus, made an ardent lover, and spooned as only Campbell himself can. Reynolds, as Remus, did finely and made the hit of the evening by his singing. In closing, the chorus must be mentioned. Drilled and watched by Simpson, I-I. L., the musical director, they worked hard and performed their task admirably. Space does not permit a more extended enumeration of all the side features. All did well, even the audience, with their timely applause, and therefore the whole show was an unqualihed success. The cast' was as follows: The Caft COL. N1CHoLAs XIAN SPECKHARD, Professor of Philosophy and Astronomy ........,......................... lvlr. Gruber, yO4 OC1'OPUS BOOKWORM, a Vender of Volumes ............. . ORACLE VINKLEMAN, sponge pusher, and clarifier of black- E boards in the Phil. Department. . '.... ............... Mr. Moller, O4 1 AUTO MoB1LE,'a fringe on the crest of society ...... . , Q SIX I-I. O,VINAN, a dead-beat who has no ideas ....,......... Mr. Donavin, 'o5 CAPTAIN BUNSEN BURNER, a shining light in the "Tac" Dep't," , also an Instructor in Astronomy ............... ....... B Ir. Endress, 05 I CADET EVERTIRED, a section-marcher ............... .......... B Ir. Catts, ,O4 INNEYMAC, King of Mars, also of the Cadet store .............. Mr. Copp, ,O4 ROMULUS, . - , - , Mr. Campbell, R. M., 704 REMUS sons of the King of Mais, also of Pa s Mr' Reynolds, ,O4 Bd-ERCURY, Prime Minister to King Innenymac ........ :.Mr. VVilson, E. M., 704 IVIICHAEL SCI-ILATZ, preserver of the peace ..... .......... B Ir. Dew, '04 MRS. CAPTAIN GAYSPARK, a charming widow .... . . .Mr. Nagle, ,O7 INA, 1 1 1 UTM r 1 g 1 tt. Mr. Donahue,'o6 NINA, ner ca ig e s, w io never go cace ing .... . . Mr- Sea-get, ,O6 AR'l'ESIA, a juvenile queen ..................... ....... B Ir. McKay, '05 BRIDGETA MURPHY, K. M. ....... ...... B Ir. Davis, R. H. ,O7 FLOSSIE ITEVVCLOTHES, an L. P. .......... ......... B Ir. O'Donnell, '05 ROMULA SML McDonald, ,O6 REMAJ daughters of the King of Mars ......... 2 Mr. Richardson, R. C., ,O4 And Cadets, policemen, femmes, naiads, villagers, court ladies, etc. 181 Chorus MR. GREENE, J. S., '04 MR. CHILTON, '07 MR. DUNWOODY, '05 MR. EASTMAN, '07 MR. IKLOEBER, '05 MR. CLARKE, B. E., '07 MR. ROSE, W1 VV., '06 MR. BEAVERS, '07 MR. LANE, VV. E., '06 MR. MfXTILE, '07 MR. HENDERSON, '06 MR. VVYMAN, '07 MR. MANCHESTER, '06 MR. YOUNT, '07 Stage Manager ................ .... B 'IR ROBERT B. PARKER, '04 El6C1f1'iC'i6l7Z and Property lllcm .... ...... N IR. KARL D. KLEMM, '05 Jffuseical Director .............. ................ N IR. HARRY L. SIMPSON, '04 Committee on Arrangements and Programme MR. ROBERT P. HARBOLD, '04 MR. ARTHUR W. COPE, '04 MR. EDMUND L. GRUEER, '04 Reception Committee MR. JAY L. BENEDICT, 'G4 MR. RICHARD I. HERMAN, '04 MR. HORATIO B. HACKETT, IR., '04 MR. CHARLES T. SMART, '04 MR VVILLIAM BRYDEN, '04 MR. RALPI1 DICKINSON, '04 MR. VVILLIAM H. DODDS, '05 MR. OTHO V. IQEAN, '05 MR. GEORGE E. TURNER, '06 182 5 A vid i ,.- -f .IW .X Y A K 9 H- fm. ' fr 41,1255 A a -1 Z rag, .y n ....-... f , J? il: fflf' "-'mil if "' G 0 'ily Hf f lt sk ' if 2: " 22 - . c 4 X 1 if 'I " X ,A Jvqxlf J M ,xx-1 Q... - Z - .,.,n,... - nw- x ,, ,.-,, -.,..- ,- ,lug , ...Af:!a.-..f- N. ,., Alff., V I N' V,.. .,.., - -f N our life there are certain mile-stones which loom up before us, p 1 'and then, as we reach them, we feel further advanced in our four ,Q years' course. Slowly but surely we pass them by. VVe persistent- . ly grind away and near our goal-The Army. f-iiiffi Grders, previously published, named our First Class encamp- wb ment, "Camp XV. E. Shippf' and set June 13th as the date it was to be occupied. VV e made the usual preparations on the evening of the 12th-bundles that outrivaled those of a crowd of emigrants at Castle Garden-and waited for the morrow. Vlfell, the morrow changed our plans. How it rained! This deluge continued for live days. Un the morning of the 17th, about IO o'clock, the sun was evidently contemplating breaking through the dark clouds, and the Commandant seized the propitious moment. 'We were ordered to move to camp immediately. Again the usual scenes were enacted. Visitors derived much amusement from seeing the motley procession trail across the plain, each man trying to carry all his camp equipage and wardrobe in a single trip. It is useless to go into detail. The reader has witnessed and experienced this same thing three or four times. ' Camp Shipp had now become a reality. After we were settled, heaven opened her shower-baths and proceeded to flood the earth. We trusted in our Camp and felt secure so long as it only rained. The two weeks of rest which preceded the schedule of Summer drills were spent in loosening tent cords, wad- ing through mud and Water to the mess-hall and Cullum, and grumbling about the ungrateful weather. But it could not rain all the time. Wlien the drill season 183 began, wonderful to relate, the rain fell not, except during the afternoons and days on which no drills were scheduled. Being always optimistic, we did not consider the drills all work. Even double-timing around the muddy cavalry- plain offered some fun-we have been told. Breaking bronchos in the corral, breaking trail handspikes at artillery drill, breaking in the hospital and un- willingly breaking out, breaking golf clubs on the links, breaking five dollar bills "to give the kid a quarter," breaking our backs pulling on a pontoon oar, breaking ladies? hearts and persistently and continuously breaking regulations made our camp a Record Breaker. . Besides the time spent in Camp Shipp we have fond recollections of two other camps during the Summer. The Hrst was the 7th Regiment Camp at Peekskill. One hundred and twenty-five strong, booted and spurred, made an early morning march down the Hudson and attacked the New Yorkers, I2oo in number, who were strongly intrenched. in their camp. They valiantly defend- ed their position, but the able assistance of our Gatling Guns so efficiently served and a timely dash of a platoon of cavalry through a submerged road, put the enemy to llight and their camp was ours. They received us with open arms- sort of an unconditional surrender. This was so utterly without conditions that in the midst of our spoils we were unceremoniously mounted and hustled back to 'W est Point. Our commanding officer realized that we had not yet studied Inter- national Law and therefore feared that we might begin to pillage and plunder. This vivid experience was at the beginning of the Summer. Such a beginning 184 surely presaged the coming weeks to be likely ones, abounding with more ex- citement and pleasure. VV'e resumed our usual routine of camp life, along with the numerous morning drills, we chased and hunted the elusive golf-ball on the hottest after- noong we thronged to the tennis courts and gave the sun's rays better opportu- nity to place those deceiving blossoms upon our noses 5 not getting sufficient exercise at pontoon-drill, we would 'row over to Cold Springs at night g and after taps we spent many hours struggling in vain with the Wfest Point mosquitoes in the summer garden. In the middle of the night, not a sound disturbing the re- pose of Nature save the splash of a side-Wheeler ascending the river, the sentinel walking his lonely beat, would be startled by some restless slumberer scream- ing out, "Hi yi! I-li yi !" Far down the company street another cadet, awaking from a terrible dream, shrieks, "More rain! More rain!" Again silence ensues and the sentinel's heart is recovering its normal beat. Suddenly, there is an awful sound issuing from "A" company. A first-class man has been suffering from a horrible nightmare. I-le tries to rid himself of the frightful hallu- cinations and cries out in his agony, "Double Time!" The effect is wonderful. That cry penetrates the ear of every inmate of the camp. The guard turns out in haste, the sentinels are heard challenging unseen objects and persons, the camp rises "en massef' and seeks the unfortunate 'mortal who gave vent to this most inopportune "shriek" Vengence is meted to him when found and the camp again becomes still and quiet. I Witli blowing of trumpets, clanking of sabers, half suppressed sighs from the ladies and a few cadets, we again left the post. Moving up the Eagle Valley road we covered about twelve miles and bivouaced near Stockbridge. This bivouacing was a peculiar experience and consisted mostly in grooming, feeding, watering, grooming and more grooming of horses, along with a few incidentals that we discovered. In the evening some of the men attended a "hunting" dance at a near-by summer house 5 uniform for cadets, riding trousers, leggings, spurs, gray shirts, black ties and campaign hats, that for ladies not prescribed. The remainder of us attended the horses on the picket line and "forage" for our- selves. This "forage" in most cases was only obtainable after long and weari- some tramping over the country, but nothing daunted, we obtained it. At day break next morning, we rode down into Pleasant Valley Qwhere strangely enough, the sights were familiar to some of usj and then striking the Erie R. R., we pushed on at a rapid gait. About noon we arrived in the Park and were allowed to graze in the track enclosure and slake our thirst at the water- ing trough. By some mistake we were not compelled to groom our horses at this halt. After refreshing ourselves in the bright sunlight Cioo degrees F. in 185 the shadej We mounted our steeds and turned our faces to the East, where lay our little bivouac at Stockbridge. Stopping only about an hour to allow the men to bathe in the lake, we made good time and soon came out on the Erie R. R. Then there arose a terrific rain storm. The rain coats which we carried on our saddles were useless. Those of us who didn't bathe in the lake took a shower bath at this time. The raincoats actually prevented the Water from roll- ing off our clothes by absorbing it. By the time we arrived at Stockbridge the fickle sun was sinking behind the hills and, save the immediate camp and beaten roads, there were no traces of the heavy rain. The night was spent in the same mud, mirth and good cheer of the preceding evening and incidentally also in the same clothes. Witli appropriate ceremonies we named our bivouac "Camp Methusef' This was the unanimous choice of the class. So many amusing incidents marked these few days that it is needless to tell them. Willie Harris, during his tour on picket guard, with his "Ough! Oughl VVhoa, Whoa, there l" disturbed our sleep. The horses picketed to the ambulance, pulled said ambulance down the hill, and the 186 sole occupant awoke to ind himself going to-he didn't know where. Witliin the wagon we heard such sounds that beggar description. XIVTC were entertained with a variety of words in many foreign tongues. The hospital steward was the man in the ambulance. Humpty Hunter under his nom de plume of "Colonel," escorted his staff, consisting of "Majors" Dew and Gruber, "Capt" Parker and "Orderly" Moller down to the "kitchen" and there, about 2 A. M., they enjoyed a regimental mess. This exploit has passed into song. "Hip', Robert disturbing midnight's holy hour by cutting up fence rails, received a pressing invitation from "'Delinquency" to bring the wood in his tent and there cut it. "Hip" politely def clined, also subsided. Many other incidents occurred similar to these, the recol- lection of which will always drive dull cares away and make us cheerful. The trip was enjoyable to all except the poor horses. They were a sorry lot when We were through with them. - Returning to Camp Shipp, july and August were intensely hot, but still we spooned, drilled, danced and attended concerts. As August was nearing its close we naturally wanted to complete our encampment in a most fitting manner. We 187 decided to have a Grand Camp Illumination. "A" company had an "A" at the entrance to its street, towering about thirty feet in the air, bedecked with lan- terns, garlands and tapestries. Wlieii the lanterns were lighted it made a daz- zling spectacle. Their colored minstrels show and street fakir afforded amuse- ., fs . ' .5 16243-vi55.':.:1:::.,.-,-.: 1, " .. ,, ment to the crowd and deserve great credit. At the south end of the street, a formidable bastion smiled through several field guns upon all who wandered there. b ' In "B" company, the visitor found himself in the Far East and saw about him Chinese pagodas and Japanese tea villages. The neat waiters in the tea 188 houses were attractive in their costumes and caused quite a sensation among the ladies. There were a number of ideas carried out in "C" company. Their grotto, in the south end of the street was ably constructed and when the colored lights were burning, the effect was beautiful. In the water were turtles, snakes, frogs and several ducks-nothing could be found to destroy its naturalness. Gaily painted and decorated Indians roamed around the street. Several tepees were located by a roaring camp fire and some distance away an old -prairie schooner had halted for the night 3 the occupants had their supper cooking in the pot over the fire and were not in the least disturbed by the close proximity of the Indians. "D" company, containing several men who intend to take the Engineers, con- structed a double-lock bridge. On it was placed a roof-garden on the Anheuser- Busch style. By winding stairxvays you reached the top and here refreshments were given to those who relied on the ability and skill of the Engineers. A huge swing was also provided for any one desiring this form of amusement, and at the entrance to the General Parade a beautiful fountain gushed and sparkled. There Were many attractive sights in "E" company. Looking at their log cabin, you were immediately on some plantation and nothing to make it realistic was lacking. The proverbial mule was tied to the door. A watch dog slept in a nearby barrel-flour barrel so they say. A coon hide was nailed on the side of the cabin and several darkies, "a la Newburgf' furnished banjo music and songs the entire evening. The Grecian Arch erected at the entrance to the street was of a beautiful design and attractive appearance. . "P" company had quite an array of brilliant ideas and they were all well executed. By a street parade through the camp, they drew the crowd into their street about 9 P. M. Up to this time admission had been denied to all. Passing through a guarded gate, the crowd entered a pine forest. At the north end a waterwheel about three feet in diameter was rapidly revolved by an overshot stream. Entering a cave in the side of a wooden cliff you passed into a laby- rinth that turned and doubled in amazing fashion. The successful ones emerged into a delightful little retreat. The southern part of the street was arched throughout by means of a long and gaily festooned archway, terminating in a brilliantly lighted dome. Wlien the street was illuminated it was unsur- passed in point of beauty. A platform had been placed in the dome and here a "Great Variety Show" followed the street parade. Allin all, 'twas a great success. The next morning, every one was up and doing for the great parade. Some say that the ladies at the hotel saw from their keep a band of half naked barbarians running and cavorting all over the camp. Naturally, one would expect such an opinion from the unsophisticated or those who cannot appreciate art on the Grecian or "Ikey" Farnsworth style. 189 ef " - ...::25f1e:1J.-: , -N ,:f:xf-r-fr :?'M1:l:"I-N 98:5-': 1q.1:xf1,r-.1-.Q'5'f'9" .- Mf,ff:Pv:3-gtfvif' X V, , - Qu N:-3.N1,.x35 -,-.-fx-,q. Qgzygfgsg: l .v ., ' , - m pagzggg-:Q-:-,, .51 - A XFX :- -.fa 1.-.fg -jg ,ilqgrgi Q. . ,,,,.,, 2 , lk .. --.asv 1 1 S 5 4 In a few days we broke camp W. E. Shipp, surely the wettest Qexternally and internallyj, hottest and breeziest camp that ever was, with the usual crowd of "camp followers and retainers" we marched back to barracks. "Hi-Yi! Hi! Yi! Never again !" To all of us those summer days were the sources of stories and jokes unceasing, recollections of many night-mares and strong bonds of friend- ship. A place Where we successfully mixed recreation and Work, sugar and lem- onade, seltzer water and-numerous other liquid diets, and in consequence ob- tained and enjoyed a happy summer vacation at the very reasonable rate of fifty- three "skins" per Week. . 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V A ,1-2-w1r',f: .If CAVALRY DRILL 'I BUMPING WILLIE BAYONET EXERCISE ANOTHER VIEW OF THE AREA INSPECTION IN CAM P YEARLINGS AT COAST BATIJERY THE ORDNANCE LABORATORY 5. " Wh x P Q ima- i Se o ,l e K r ' I 55111 an ll fell A X it 1' -,J we ' fi 1? Q ' fjllglx v 3' I -V ,I . Jgfivzg A 4.433 fjfgi lla, A 'li l it ft? if all O f' li ,fill i ' lp .E Ll: 1, g, + 'rf al ,lg 1, .R The Downfall of William the Red and Christopher the Skywegian CBez5zg an idle z'a!e of ihe Zasfforay qf Roderiek llze Reckless and Pee-A115 OW in the days when the great King Mclnneny sat upon the throne of the Kay-det Store and James the Iovial held sway in his vassal - fief, the Mess Hall, it came to pass that there sprang up Within the l Castle, a strange confederation. Aye, even in the uttermost reaches 5.73 of the Castle, beyond the northernmost sally port, wherein ruleth Veazey the Vain, was it born. And lo, the confederation erected unto itself two leaders, to wit, Roderick the Reckless and Pee-Ar, ' 'hve F and in sooth they were mighty meng and for lieutenants they chose 4455, Carl the Cunning and Silas the Sly, whose wiles were known throughout all the region of the West Points. Now it was the custom of these young men to rise up in the midst of the second watch, and gird themselves in gaudy trimmings and trophies of the chase, andbetake themselves out from their lairs into the open court, which men do call the Area, and there to make merry in the moonlight. Yea, even whilst the O. C. slumbered, and the O. D., pounded joyously his ear, would they frolic-after the manner of young goats in the spring-time-until they grew weary of the minuet and the timbrels. Then would they gently, and with great stealth enter 203 that region wherein ruled Henry the Hilarious, also surnamed the Hopoid, and the region wherein abode Vogney the Villainousg aye, even unto the domain of Roger, the Assinine, penetrated they.. And, having attained unto the uppermost chambers, they would begin the game of horse-play and fill the night with hide- ous noises, to the end that the young men who dwelt therein, being rudely awak- ened from their slumbers, would tear their hair and beat the air with their clenched fists and utter curses on the heads of Roderick the Reckless and Pee-Ar. And men say that he who cursed most wickedly was Humpty the Drunkardg but that is as may be. Now, all this was goodly sport and for many moons did it provide the young men of Veazey the Vain with such princely pasture, that at length they marveled whereat the other young men came not out to make merry with them. Hence, they murmured unto themselves, and said one, "Let us go straightway and bid the young men of Henry the Hilarious to join us, for, verily, they are men of goodly stature and peradventure, they may add new zest to our games." In accordance they journeyed straightway to the regions of Henry, which lie over against the House of Tenths, and arousing the young men therein, addressed them in this wise, "Get thee up, we beseech thee, and come forth from your kennels, that we may hold carnival in the open Court." But the young men of Henry the Hilarious liked well their ease, and would fain lie abed, aye, even unto the sounding ofthe culverin in the morning were they wont to lie, so no man moved. Then it was that Pee-Ar taunted them, saying, "Art boning make in March that ye will not come hence or be ye bluffed of the German that ye fear to make merry P" Now this vexed the young men of Henry exceedingly and they grew wroth and took Council together, saying, "So, we must needs put forth a delegation to join these barbarians in their tournament, lest we become humbled, in the eyes of these men of Veazey the Vain, which would be a grievous thing." But when they came to determine who shouldst go forth there was much diversity of opin- ion. "For," quoth one, Uwe must in sooth send out our most crafty men in order that we may keep pace with Roderick the Reckless and Pee-Ar, and be not an ell-pe in the formation." Hence they cast votes to Hx the choice and when the votes were reckoned, it was found that he who had received the greatest portion was one Williain the Red, a man famed for his cunning, and who abode with Sandy the Circus-rider Cthe same who afterward journeyed at midnight to the Cathedral, with Arthur the Play-actorj. And for a henchman unto William the Red, they chose Christopher the Skywegian, who dwelt with Bigelow the Bum. Then did these two, without delay, gird up their loins, and annoint their heads with dog-water, and make ready for the joust. Eftsoons, when they 204 l stood ready to set out, XfVilliam the Red took in his right hand a pail filled with huge stones-even with quartzite and granite was it Hlled-and in his left hand he bore a section of gas-pipe, two cubits long and the thickness of a man's arm. And the stones he took that he, together with Christopher the Skywegian, might cast them heavenward so that, in falling, they shouldst tinkle merrily on the roof of the House wherein is the Boiler. Moreover, with the pipe did he purpose to deliver lusty blows upon the stairways, thinking by this to emulate Roderick the Reckless. As the pair thus bravely arrayed stood forth, a murmur of ad- miration burst from the lips of the young men of Henry the Hilarious, and to their eyes came a look of triumph such as lighteth up the countenance of an L. P. when she pranceth into the room of the hop. "Of a verity," quoth each man to his neighbor, "this seemeth a goodly pair, mayhap they may e'en perform such stunts as will outstrip these border ruffians who dwell under the hill." p Then softly and without more ado did the company take the road, and at their head strode Roderick the Reckless and Pee-Ar, and in their rear was Silas the Sly together with Carl the Cunning, but in the midst, aye, even in the very center, went William the ,Red and Christopher the Skywegian. And as they journeyed they leaped high into the air, and lfVilliam shook fiercely the pail wherein were the stones, and with the pipe he dealt blows in the air even as does the Captain of the Battery when he perceiveth a young man who tieth up the drill. And proceeding in this wise the merry-makers had but reached the cen- ter of the open court, wherein the young men of ill repute were wont to walk on Saturday afternoon 5 and Pee-Ar had but begun to admire the effect of the har- vestmoon on the hair of Vlfilliam the Red-which was, indeed, surpassing beautiful-when a strange thing befell. Now, it so fell out that the Quilloid of the Red-sash for this day was one Scott, known as Riley the Rude, and he was of a verity, of the most war-like nature, and a man such as young children shoiuld shun, but of him it sufficeth to say that he did dwell of his own will, with Matthew the Sep. Now this man, having caused the tom-tom to be beaten for the second time, between the Ioth and 11th hour, also having witnessed that the lights of the young men hadst been placed under a bushel, had slunk to his cell and made himself ready to rest. Howbeit, ere he yet slumbered, there assailed his ears the hideous howlings of Roderick's men as they sported in the Area! Hence was Riley the Rude con- strained to get him up and again Wind on the Red Sash, and truly his sayings as he did so were most unseemly. Then having attained unto the open court, he tried most valiantly, and with many wiles, to lay hands on the cohorts of Roderick and Pee-Ar, and his threats were most fearful. And Riley needed to take but one man, for, lo, it is a usage in the Castle that if a single one be taken whilst en- 205 gaged in horse-play, he must needs make known to the Great Man, the titles -of those who sported with him. But e'en though Riley's strategy was most diabolical, yet it compared not with that of Pee-Ar and his hordes, for whilst Riley was here, Pee-Ar was yonder, and in the end did Riley the Rude pant so that his very tongue hung out, and he foamed at the mouth and blasphemed unrighteously. Now, it happened at length, that Riley, having wearied himself in bootless pursuit, did betake himself, during a lull in the pastime, within the shadows of the House of the Boiler, and there having hidden himself cunningly, did await the pleasure of Roderickls men. And even whilst Riley lay hidden, behold, from out of the first principality of Henry the Hilarious, there appeared that strange assemblage, of 'which there has already been mention. E'en as though guided by some ill star, the young men bore down directly on Riley the Rude, who stood silent on the night and moved not. Eftsoons, while there yet remained betwixt Riley and his prey but a scant margin, he uttered a weird, uncanny cry and hurled himself full at the com- pany. Now, Roderick and Pee-Ar, being not unfamiliar with such happenings, faded away in the night, and together with all their band escaped fsave in- deed Silas the Sly, who tied up the signals most grievously and was capturedj. But not so with Williaiii the Red and Christopher the Skywegian. These, being accustomed to the gentle and maidenly pastimes of Henry's portion of the Castle, knew not whither to turn, and whilst they stood thus thrusting out their tongues and twirling their thumbs in terror, Riley the Rude closed with them, yard arm to yard arm, and grasping in his right hand Williaiii the Red and in his left hand Christopher the Skywegian, he led them toward their kennels, mock- ing them the while and saying, 'fGet thee back, damsels, to thy needle-work and no more essay to play the parts of men. Verily, at this sport your rank is as high as a platter of slum at a furlough banquet. Get abed and rest, for ere this thing is over I vveen the time will come when thou wouldst rest most wil- linglyf' And Williaiii the Red and Christopher the Skywegian lifted their voices' and wept, yet went they straightway to bed, for in fact the fear of Riley the Rude was heavy upon them. ' ' The next Saturday there did appear, among the armed men who walk the open court, two new conscripts, and lo, the countenance of each bore a look of one who is caught in his neighbor's sheep-fold taking therefrom a young lamb. In the papers of the Captain of the Guard was writ: "On that post which is numbered I6 shall walk William the Red, and on that post which is numbered I7 shall Walk Christopher the Skywegiang and hark ye not to their Q06 ' murmurings, neither let any man disturb them until there remaineth but ten minutes ere the evening eulverin sounds." And in this wise, whilst the Great King ruled in the Kay-det Store and James the jovial sat high upon the throne of his vassal fief, the Mess Hall, didst terminate the midnight wanderings of Roderick the Reckless and Pee-Ar. at THE APPLICATION OF THE CAMBRIA TO THE HOP To determine the line of conduct when asked, "Chl Say, can't you take this with a iiendish femme ?" Assume the proportions Cmake a liberal estimate and multiply by tvvoj. Safety factor-163 Radius of gyration rzw hall. In case of L. P. refer to tables and calculate the extension, strain and elas- ticity for your limbs, the allowable stress on your temper, the safe compression for your toes and coefficient of your strength. Next determine the bending mo- ment of the goo-goo eye beams Cthese are used in castle construction in Spain, but are obtainable at hopsj. After above determinations apply Gordon's formula and solve the problem. If L. P. is not eliminated take a stiffener, bolt and lever, or brad, it out. In case of danger of collapse do not fail to make a liberal allowance for shear on your coat sleeves. as An Idle Ver.re Soon our class shall scattered be, To go our different ways- Some to the islands of the sea, Some to cold Alaskan baysg Some to serve our country's CAUSE- Perhaps to give up life! Some to serve for breaking laws, And some to serve-a Wife! 207 THE JABBER WALK 'Twas Corkling and the Windy Iime Did jib and jabber o'er the leag All brakey was the wavering line.. And the count went One, Two, Three. "Beware the Iabber Walk, my boy! The jaws that ope, the quills that scratch! Beware the Simple Sime, and shun The furious Chevron snatch." He took his scorpal pen in hand: Long time the Bee-lick bone he sought. So rested he, by the First div tree, And stood awhile in thought. As in the broodling breeze he stood, The Iabber WValk with quill in hand, Came swishing up with ways of wood, And burbling came to stand. Swish-swish! Swish-swish! And scratch and The scorpal pen went splicker-splack! The Bee-lick bone had boned with vie, And round the corn' went back. And has thou skinned O! Jabber Walk! Come to my arms, my Simple Sime! Oh, slum-gudge day! Swish-Swish! Hooray W'ent swiddling down the line. n 'Twas Corkling and the Windy Iime Did jib and jabber o'er the leag All brakey was the wavering line, And the count went One, Two, Three. --Willz Apologies Z0 Lewis Carroll. 208 scratch .S '11- r ' 17 rf' ivy ,. fr-4am hs, 'fag-jyf"" if l r 9P'w-g- -114, Y !'Wt,9"' wg f A9 av -I-I:-41" fr: Irs? -sz, 4 .,-1 if .pi 1 Aw!! . f' es- 2 E ' ?71f,i'7 ,aa Mg, Q-f J, -V N -G... 15. , .s- -r NE .: 4- ff ,:21".-may-sf 4.:,1.-.A-figs adm PLEBE DAYS I was raised in the hills where the Army is Only by old soldiers' tales, And when to the state of man I had grown, I quit my splitting rails, And into this sea of trouble was blown In a ship full set with sails. known My cargo was wood, like my native rails, Unseasoned, dense, and greeng And if you'll believe some of the tales, My like was never seen, So my awkward old craft was beset with gales, Xlvlltll never a calm between! I strolled into camp on reporting day To take a squint around, And asked upper-classmen who came my way Wfhere the "Com" and the "Supe" could be found. And confided that I, too, was estray, And would soon be put in the pound, XXVQS I in the "awkward squadn? Oh, no! I had a squad of my own! I would drop my gun upon my toe, And then turn out a groan, And no matter, to what 'fsoireeu I'd go, Three "corp's" watched me alone! I couldn't keep step with the big bass drum,- Don't smile, it's really a fact! I saluted every sergeant, "corp", and "bum',, But I never saluted a "tac"! I ate 'lhell-sauce" with my "sammy" and f'slum", And swallowed prunes by the sack! Did I get Heagledn and "braced"? Well, perhaps! I was popular beyond compare, I "braced" before reveille and "eagled" No "soiree" but I was there. I mended dress coats, white trousers, and And never ltd a minute to spare! after taps- caps, They made an armory out of my tent, I cleaned guns by the score, I was "crawled" and "braced" wherever I And' did "wooden-willies" galore, And I'll never forget the day I was sent To be "braced" by each man in the Corps. NVCIII 209 Oh, my brain was tired and my bones. were sore But I didn't have time to resign, I t'braced" all day and slept on the Hoof, And it drew the knots from my spinexg My vase of. conceit was kicked through the door, And I learned other names than mine! But those days have passed-those glorious days We ne'er shall see them more. Gone, long gone, are the old, old ways, Like the soul of the old, old Corps! And all in all, I doubt if it pays To forget those traditions of yore! . p 52555 1 P .- - V - . ' V 5-.11:f1,sag,M2f1s512f,21-awiifszfs ' 1511.551-'-' fmt: -1-af " . 11.142-rv:-V if-.-L-..:-2 ,fzf f z ffl. -ffw.-1111.."r'1fQf1-1:-f '41-nf i., -iv ' Q04 -' Qxm, -,Ib -1-1 ff. 2 nv. .rs ., - frizla M. -- gg' k . -.tis .lvniffa-M 1' .5 f,i ,... .,':A3. if .V - - mt. " fwf' sgcff- --if lifrlis - , ' fu-.zarz -. .,,., az... V, " i Y" 4?7?Z'-, 14.-:QE 2"'fC'2I . , Q A, fQ..,ms,qi,-44gr4Q4p,,,g24.'113.: -I-:Lv---5.45 ' I - 210 The Find i HE wildest excitement prevailed in the area. Never since the day ' on which we beat Chicago had there been such a furor. A shout- ' ing, struggling knot of men surrounded an object which had been Q found by Hilarious Henry in front of the boiler-house. Men came I pouring from all parts of barracks for a look at this weird thing. X3 EA, From the 5th and 6th and the two angle divisions the gentle chil- dren laid down their toys and rushed out from their nurseries. Ei - The paths leading from the Ilth and 12th divisions were black with t T' the wild, unkempt men who make up that barbaric horde called "F" Co. Surmises were rife as to the nature of the object, around which the mob danced and howled. It was oval-shaped, about the size of a foot- ball, hardness 1.3, rhombohedral crystals, conchoidal fracture and color shading through white, blue, green, red and black, though usually light brown, streak cherry red. Hilarious Henry could make nothing of it, neither could Sandy Mc- Andrew. Sandy said he had never seen anything similar in Arkansas-but re- fused to leave' as it was the same color as Montgomery. T. Gimp was unde- cided as to whether it was lapis lapizuli-or firebrick, but said he could tell if he had a bottle of acid. Willie Harris believed it to be an important historical dis- covery, for he claimed he could see john Smith's name on it. B. I. Richardson was convinced that if any one would look at it through the coil, looking in the positive direction of the lines of force, he could see that it was calcareous tufa. Grace declared it to be a piece of stalagmite, such as the tablet which nature erected over the grave of the cave man, and swore he could lick any one that disputed it. jim Vifoolnough was just as positive that it was a meteorite-said he could show it to any one in the Ephemeris. Jody Park concluded that it was a section of ia wave-front and "Nap." Riley was of the opinion that it was fossiliferous shale-a remnant of the Paleozoic. At this point Runt Moody butted into the inner circle and shrieked that it was a tenth, and it took six "A" Co. men to-hold him off. At this exciting moment Tam Smart loomed up, and when he caught sight of it, gave a glad cry of recognition. Quickly he knelt beside it while the sun beat down on his bald head, causing the brilliant points to play to and fro in a bewildering fashion. The stillness was intense. Then solemnly rising, the Pride of Hartford said: "Gentlemen, I know what this is-forsooth I see them every day. 'Tis simply a worn-out chew of the brown dropped by Rafe Glass as he went to riding." And the crestfallen crowd slunk homeward. ' , 2II "WHITEY'S" RECORD WALK Gat-her 'round me friends, a tale I bear, V 'Tis the lonesome walk of "Wl1itey" McNair. One Saturday about to return From a six-hour leave-he failed to discern Time's rapid flight-the coming train, The shrieking whistle called in vain. The cause of this you wish to know? Wliy he should be obliging so? The answer to this is always the same, "Chercl1ez la femme"-has passed into fame. Parting in sorrow, poets call bliss, McNair could import some knowledge of this' 1 Standing at the door with the maid close by, "'Whitey" looked sad and said with a sigh: t'The evening comes-the day grows late," Ml must be going-or else b-ache" 'KA skin-Farewell, one moment more." "There is no hurry-stay-I imploref' The friend is pleased,- grants the request, Remains a moment with her guest. He said "Good-night," then, with rapid stride, Ran to the station for his homeward ride just as his train was steaming away. 'Tis the way of the spoonoid so people say. Misfortune now dispelled his joy, The train had gone-but not the boy. To 'West Point he must go with haste. So quickly down the track he raced, Not stopping' once for a parting view Of the pretty maiden he had bid adieu. Eight miles to walk-sad truth indeed, a For railroad ties fast travel impede. But still he kept on-unhappy, weary. Night had come-dark, cold and dreary, Along the river's winding path His rapid steps betrayed his wrath. Then in the shadow of a hill, Save for the traveler all was still, No night-bird's call, no tinkling bell, Footsteps only on the silence fell. 2I2 Slowly the telegraph poles were passed, Nevertheless he was Walking fast. Quite despondent, ill-natured and sore, 'lnoughts of cons and demerits galore VVoulcl not dispel his feelings tense, Wotild not prevent his total absence. Onward he plods with aching feetg Ill fares the man that he should nieet. Language was used to alleviate His strained condition-present state. All things must end-the journey closed. Before the traveler 'West Point reposed. He hastened on to sign his return, l-low big an absence also to learn, Fifty-six minutes he was late, The O. D. hendishly began to state. Wea1'ily then he trudged to his roomg No reason though for all this gloom. Throughout the Corps it was the talk Of McNair's eight mile record walk. WALLIE WASTLE DOWDIE QVVITH ALL DUE RESPECT TO ROBERT BURNSJ VVallie Wastle dwalt in Orange- The spot they called it Linkuni Doddie. Wallie was a tenthoid bold, . Could bluff the Coin. wi' ony bodie. She was a wife so dour and din- Her clapper tongue would cleave a miller, Sic' a Wife as 'Wallie was I wadna gie a button for her. She's bough-hougbed, she's hein-shinned, Ae limpin' leg a hand-breed shorter. She's twisted right, she's twisted left To balance fair in ilka quarter. She has no hair upon her chin? A mighty hump upon her shoulder 1- Sic' a wife as Wallie was I wadna gie a button for her. -213 A SMGKE DURING CALLA TO QUARTERS O, happy man! who has an hour To call his own. VVhen e'en this thought has lost its power, "I have to bone." Wlieii he can take his only chair, And raise his feet into the air, Rejoicing while he's sitting there, That he's alone. O, happy man who does but dare To take a smoke. Who looks at danger everywhere, As just a joke. Who sees the smoke above him rise, Form Wonders there before his eyes, A sight no smoker can despise. Beloved smoke! In smoke he sees his happy home So far away. He sees the fields he used to roam In childish play. He sees the smoke now form a frame, A face appears without a name, But then, to him it's all the same. O pretty smoke! Forgetting all, he leaps to seize That face so fair. Q His arms have closed with greatest ease On naught but air. The picture quickly fades from sight, He smashes in his upward flight, The mantel in his Welsbacli light. O cursed smoke! 214 IN COMMEMORATION SEPTEMBER 4, 1903, 6.19 P. M THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS 'Twas the night before Christmas, 'twas still as a mouse, W'hen six tacs assembled within the guard-house. Each one was supplied with a lantern bull's-eye, To him' the cadets, they said they would try. The clock struck eleven as these burly men, To begin their inspection, came out of their den. They were sure that the boys they would find out of bed, And quite likely that some would be having a spread, They proceeded with caution in mounting the stair, All rooms were inspected with greatest of care. But throughout the barracks they heard not a sound, And skins for the skin-book were hard to bc found. They returned one by one all disgusted and hot, Because no fat skins for their trouble they got. The tac from "B" company was last to appear, W'ith a box in his arm he proclaimed with good cheer: NI didn't get skins but, -my lucky stars," "I captured this box hlled with dollar cigars' "You know the cadets tried to hide them from me," "But I found them behind the hall-stair, you see," "They think I am wooden, but they"l1 End, if you please," 'fThat I am the fox and they are the geese." "I think that this is a most practical joke," "So come all you skinoids, let's all have a smoke." They all lit cigars, they all felt immense, Because they were smoking at cadets' expense. But sad to relate, their joy was not long, For something about them did smell awful strong And all of a sudden a noise filled the air, Swish! Bang! Swish! Bang! Oh, my what a scare. The lights all were out and over the floor, The tacs and cigars, they were lying galore. It'took quite a while before they came to, For in their fright they hardly knew what to do. The cigars had been loaded with powder and salt, To the would-be sly fox they said, "It's all your fault." The Black Book and Blue Book they searched through and t But they searched all in vain for the want of a clue. They could not find out who the culprit might be, For the box had been found in the hall, as you see. Their utter dismay you're unable to pen, They went home much sadder but much wiser men. And I think when old Christmas is coming For the tacs after taps cadets need not fear. The moral of this, I'll tell if you choose: Although 3l0'Llf,1'C a fox, beware of the goose, next year, u hrou gh MOTHER GOOSE MELODIES A -new and 'l'C'Z,'I'S6d CdI'f1'0IL of tlzfs fa1r1.01L.vw01'k by lflfilly Sl'1z1fvs01L, with notes and com- 771L'll,fS by lf'V1'lIy WGS11,i1Lgf07LJ011-1L Szmfflz Harris. This book is standard and has been freely dz'.rtribulczi tlwougliomf "C" ami "D" COI'HPClIZ1'U.Y, glliflillg Ihr: grcrztcst of sazfisfaction. I-Ve have room hors for but a few of the .vazzzjvlca Y "Let's go to bed," said Pudclin'-head, "Let's wait," said Sandy Mac, "I hear a blow on the floor belowf' "Methinks it be a tae," Sing a song of twenty tours, a buclcetful of rocks, Willy' Scott on Halloween, in nothing but his socks. Vlfhen the O. D. hived him, Bill began to sing: "Now I'll walk the area till sometime in the spring." A nail-brush, a dollar Or a saw-toothed colar, Or socks that are mace of wool, just go to Jake Dew And he'1l trade them to you For'a pound of Durham Bull. The King was in the Cadet store, counting out his money, Burnett was in the window, eating cakes and honey, The O. C. was on the poop-deck, laughing in his sleeve. Then he boned up the skin-book and busted Iohnny's leave. There was a young sergeant named Vifaugh Vlfhose hospital record hadn't Z1 Flaugh, 'And-so say the subs- His work on the scrubs, ' XVas the nnest VVest Point ever saugh. Hooper was a C?ll'Cl-Sllilfli, Hooper fell from grace, Hooper walked the area, 'With slow and thoughtful pace. But soon the Com. relented, Hooper looked so good: VVhen the new June makes came out, Among the "corp's" he stood. A bold bad man is Hawley At swiping damsels' hearts, The maiden has not yet been found 'Who can resist his arts. 217 Johnny was a spoonoid, Johnny got a make, Johnny was a captain, But Johnny was a fake. In spite of all his spooning The Com. soon found him out, And when he finished Johnny He was up tl1e spout- -JOHNNY KINGMAN. Hey! Diddle-diddle! Essigke on his fiddle, Witll his band played a tune at the hop. A femme and a file Danced for a while, And then said the femme: "Come, let's stop." Hey! Diddle-diddle! Ensigke on his fiddle, And the handmen played on their horns. Said he: "This Won't do," "To stop ere We're through !" But she said: "Sir! You've danced on my cornsf' SONG TO A CLOTHES-PRESS CBY VAN VVORMERQ CTune-'fThe Bamboo Tree. J Darling, I adore you, And I implore you To smile upon my flame: My heart's on fire, 'Tis you I admire- I'd like to change your name! Won't you say "yes," dear, From the clothes-press, dear? Oh, Cupid, take good aim, And pierce her heart VVitl1 your best dart, . For I'd like to change her name! INOTE-I-Ier name will be changed on Graduation ICHXVC.-ED.J 218 "THATS ALL " At boning I had done my best, That's all. My head sank down upon my breast, That'S all. I dreamed I was a king of yore, W'itl1 servants round me by the score, I wake-a f'tac" stood at my door, That's all. Next day at math I ran a bluff, That's all. And filled my board with useless stuff, That's all. The bugler must have had the gout, At last I had to face about, I got live-tenths and then cussed out. Tl1at's all. At riding once I drew Crawford, That's all. The sergeant said, "Oh! he's a bird." Tl1at's all. But soon upon the ground I sat Witliotit my breath, without my hat, A rib kicked out, a foot mashed flat. Thatls all. Next day to sick call If did go, That's all. In pleading tones I told my woe, That's all. Of course I wished to dead-beat drill, Guard mount, parade and better still Some drawing Chein. and also Phil. That's all. The steward grinned, the Colonel wrote That's all. I stood in front and cleared my throat, That's all. HGive this cadet permission to" CI held my breath-my face turned bluej "To wear a mutilated shoe, That's all." 219 P ' Sl l ' ,Weft omt ang CA DICTIONARY .OF THE MIANY LOCAL TERMS USED.BY THE CORPSD Area-The quadrangle included between Barracks, the Academic Building, the Boiler House and the Guard House. A place Wherein many promenaders P oscillate on Vlfednesday and Saturday afternoons. B. A.-Busted'Aristocrat. One who has Worn clievrons but has fallen from grace. ' B-ache-An explanationg also to talk excessively. B-achoid-One who b-aches. B east-An animal 5 hence a new cadet. B-essy-The chronic state of using flowery speech. Bill-A nom de plume for anyone. B. I.-Bold before june-a plebe. Blue B ook-Regulations for interior discipline of the Corps. Bone-To apply oneself assiduously to a task g to study. Bone gallery-To play grandstand in order to excite approbation or disapproba- tion. Boodle-Contraband and unauthorized eatables and drinkables. Bootlick-To be partial tog to coddleg to favor speciallyg also used as a noun. Brace-To cause to assume a constrained and exaggerated military position, for- merly applied to plebes but now to upper classmen only. Also used as name of position. . Brown-A bit of the weedg a plug of tobacco. B. S.-British Science, the English language. Bugle-To procrastinate 5 to strategically delay being calledaupon to recite before the bugle signals dismissal from class. Bull-Bull Durham Tobacco. A Bust-To reduce 5 to deprive of rank. Cadet Limits-The limits to which cadets are confined, usually violated by spoon- oids. Cadet Store-An octopus g the trust from which cadets must buy all necessities. 220 Cellar-A secret chamber for concealing boodle. Cits-Civilian clothesg civilians, citizens. C om.-Tlie Commandant of Cadets. V Cons-Confinement to roomg a- summary punishment awarded cadets, Corp.-A cadet corporal. Crawl-To correctg to give advice in a military tone of voice. Dead-Bear-To reserve all of one's powers for fear of premature dissolutiong to avoid doing a thing. Detail-The science of astrology as practiced by cadets in determining the prob- able subject to be drawn in recitation. Div.-A division of barracks. Drag-To escortg as drag a femme. A pull. Also to draw on a cigarette. D. T.-Double Time 3 the customary gait at infantry drill 3 a gait between a walk and a run. Ducrot-An inanimate object or a person Whose name is unknown or too diffi- cult to use. Femme-A delightful person, i. e., a member of the fair sex. Fess-To fail miserably. s Fiend-A clever person. Fiendish-Excellentg very good. File-Any masculine person. Flirtatfioii-A place used for spooning and golfing. "Chain Battery Vv'alk." Found-Discharged on account of deficiency in studies or discipline. Goat-The first person in a class, section or other unit, counting from the bottom. Grind-Something humorousg a joke. Gross-Clumsyg stupid. Growley-Tomato ketchupg used as a standard comparator for blushing coun- tenances. H age-Meaning hazy 54 now used as a synonym for fondle Cobsoletej. Hive-To see clearly or understandg also to surprise or catch a person with the goods on. , H opoid-One who attends hops persistently. .H0peA dance. Lights Out-A signal of warning producing great' commotion. 221 L. P.-A femme who is a poor dancer: or-not exactly charming. Makiings-The ingredients of a cigarette. - Marky-Versed in mathematics. Max-To make a maximum markg to do something perfectly fobsoletej. Missouri National-A whistling overture rendered to produce rain. O. C.-Officer in Chargeg the tactical officer on duty at the guard house. O. D.-Officer of the Day, a person to be avoided. O. G.-Officer of the Guard. O1'de1'Zy-The cadet responsible for the observance of regulations in a room A or tent. Piebe-A plebeian or fourth classman. Police-To throw away g to clean and put in order. P0015-To spec blindg to memorize completely. Poop Deck-A small porch on the guard house used as a point of observation by the O. C. PL S.-Post spoonoidg a cadet in society on the post. Pipe-To have the spot habitg i. e., to have that far-away look as if intelligent. Quill-To use the pen frequentlyg to sking to seek favor in any form Whatever. Quilloiid-Qiie who quills. Rep-Reputation. Reverse-A prejudice against a person. - Rim it out-To go to some unauthorized place. Rim it on-To take an unfair advantage of. Sallyport-An entrance into the area, passing through one of the enclosing buildings. Saminy-Molasses. Section-A division of a class for recitation or instruction purposes. Skag-A cigarette. Skin-To report for violation of regulations. Skimoid-One who skins. S1015-To apply water color. Slum-Slumgudgeong a fragrant mess hall dish resembling a stew, and whose ingredients may be changed ad infmitum. ' 222 Soiric?-A cadet function for instruction of plebes, usually presided over by yearling corps. Sound off-To answer 'ftout de suitew 3 also a signal to begin. Spec-To memorize. ' . Spoon-To seek the society of the fair sexg also to improve appearance of a thing or person. Spoonoid-One who spoons. Supe-The Superintendent of the U. S. M. A. Swish-A strange noise, often heard in "B" Company. Tac-A tactical officer, i. e., an Army officer in charge of a cadet company. Tie up-To mix up 3 to do a thing improperly. Woodeaz-Unintelligentg dense. Yecwling-A third classman. 223 HOW HIAWATHA CAME T0 WEST POINT From the Hudson came the Warriors, Spiek and span in all their war paint. Up the hill they marched in column, Drum Major with dazzling shako Followed by the Red Coat Brass Band Playing, playing Hiawatha. Then the Burgesses in splendor. Gitche May-pole with the colors. Urged them on to do their bestest On this momentous occasion. In the Wake came on a plodding Little Iako, with his satchel, Filled with medicine relieving, So they tried to have us thinking. They were doing some deceiving, For we saw a bottle peeking, Such as people use so often Wfhen they wish their cares to soften. So it is, my little children, That we first heard Hiawatha. CVVith apologies to Hiawatha4L01z.gfeZ Iowj I Q24 X HNL aug:-. jg' ilwbilpy, QW :H fw- nf 1 fl ,1,,, + 1:1-f np' .w - 1 1 I I1 ,-, If 1 I lf! ,Nr 1431: '11 HQ' -1'-4' 1 'ifffh feiw ,1 4' '41 ' Mf'kfi12j,r'1-W ' 1 ,, 9 H., , 151113K 1 1 ml: , ' ,V fr Lf ff. 'I 3152. 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Q11-I , , W-1' W3 5 ' ,1 lm- xl -1 1f'2w,21 wi. 14.1 iff ,.q.W?:'g5ig'1W1:1 .555.,2121,.5'113-1'-N'911, 1' . f' 223 1'-114 ,zfkf hf-H 41-'pg 211:12 U1 :gpg 1g1wy11:LI,-172 .,1 ' .' ,M-' Nw-it , , M.,-.7.1 VQgn475gQ, 3M u,,.,,,5,,. Mu: ,. W1 uw-uf , X ,,-1 1. X I 11 uf-A 3, 1, ,U ,V , W -1iAA1,.,..f -- ' fx--..5u:gL..4s2usi1" g.- Ji, g4.,1,'1.- ,. .,,u4...-1- ECHOES OF THE SUMMER It was at a hop on a summer's nightg The moon had not yet risen, But the i'Mary Powell" showed by her light, Some one holding what was not his'n. The container was-but why should I tell The name of a tile so soon. Ifle has no peer in heaven or hi, In driving a "co-ed" platoon. And the thing contained-a little handg Size, eight by four by three. And she could talk to beat the band, just like any old L. P. But now and then, a chuckle would Hoat On the circumambient air. Silent at first, just like a "goat," Then loud like a polar bear. And while I listened I could hear Her voice with an accent hoarse, It seemed to me so very queer That she should use such "Force" "Oh, Mr. Riley. you may forget me, Perhaps 'tis better that you shouldf' "But I shall never forget thee, ' No, never, my dear, if I could." Just then the moon came out of her screen. HP." Fiebey's cow wound o'er the lea, On Trophy Point a nurse was seen Feeding milk to an "Experimental Baby." 226 : v - 93 - 45a if Q ' fy Juv? 1 . -'1 ' ff' ' .ffe1z: rg5.:gj ' - ' 1:1111Ss" , .. Special Wire to the I-IOWITZER. 'VVAR ITEM-By our special correspondent on board the "Pegasus," off XVest Point, N. Y., Sept. 27, 1903. II.0O P. M. Lights out. An important engagement has just taken place. "General Nap" Riley was seen about 10.15 P. M., with his entire platoon, moving as if to make a frontal attack on the Hotel de Ville, a large asylum of reconcentration, towering from the rocky heights Washed by the turbulent Waters of the Hudson. Owing to the daring and coolness of Private P. Lug Moller, a dashing and peerless scout, who happened to be making astronomical observations near the hedge, the entire party was discovered in time to prevent any serious results. It is expected how- ever, that the whole band will sally forth from their stronghold in the morning and attempt to harass the enemy while at Guard-Mount. Laconic Yearling-'tWl1y be so b-essy as to say: 'Pall out Horsfall' when you can say, . 'Horsfall outl' " -V Q Ye Punoids High-ball--Say, Bill, did you ever see a board-Walk? Bill Bvfydeu-No, but I saw a liver die, sinker swim, survivor perish. I-Znthusiastfic Y6G7'l'i7Lg-I say, Miss Steele is a very sharp girl, isn't she? First Class Buck-VVell, I should howl she is. She cuts me dead every time we meet. y 227 "Nap" Riley Qto exceedingly small femme on Cullum Baleonyj-Couldn't you love me just a little bit? Ex. S. Femme-That's quite a large undertaking, Mr. Riley. "'Dutch" Kieffer Clarnenting the cessation of drillsj-I never will learn to be a soldier if We don't get a chance to drill once in a While. 4524 l Q , , 1 I 5 l - I I '. -'L I 4-.. 1 1 , ,A .fi ONE OF THE ADVANTAGES OF THE NEW CAP In Chemistry I Capt. B-y-Mr. Park, what is a base? Park, I. D.-A base is a solid foundation on which you place one element in order to superimpose another. Capt. B-y-That definition may go in Engineering, but it will not in 'this de- partment. That will do. Take your seat, Mr. Park. ' - 228 t The following Saturday, Park visits the Bulletin Board in the Academic Building and ascertains that he succeeded' in accumulating live whole tenths on that particular recitation. Park, f. D.-That old lobster. Blankety-blank.- ? ! ?l X 5 l ? ? ! l ! I'd like to have him under the water tank. The idea-5x9! ! ? No! ! ? ! ? 1 I 'P Feznme-IVliy do they call Mr. Swift Venus de Milo? Cadet Dragg. L. P.-W'hy, I don't know, but I suppose it's because he gives the ladies such a stony stare. Fez-nvne Cvvho has been to "Flirtation" with Palmer Swift all afternoonj-Oh, no, it isn't. It's because he has no arms. Ye Rumors Quincy, VVhat,s the latest? GtZl'1n01'e-VVliy, I don't know., It isn't out on the Post yet. Willy Simpson Qboning history, to Hackettb-I say, Dumpy, where the deuce is Christendom? I can't tind it anywhere on the map. "What's this about 'I-Iip' Roberts and George "Vichy" Strong? Richardson, B. IL-Wfhy, don't you know? "Hip" and George have decided to take the "dough-boys," having had special and practical instruction at chapel every Sunday morning for the past year. ' - ' Announcement It is rumored to the I-IOWITZER that the Columbia Phonograph Co. of New York and Paris has engaged the great baritone, Mr. 'KI-Iumpty" I-Iunter, to sing several select vocal solos for their new records. Among these will be some of the old ufavorites, namely: "Here's to I-Iumpty tried and true," and "0ver to the I-Iop old Humpty goesf, rendered with the necessary accessories. Ye Wise Goat Capt. Lynx SlMr. Richardson, why does Mars appear red to us? Richardson, B. I.-I don't know, Captain. Capt. Lynx S-VVell, why do you suppose? Is it on account of the supposed red foliage on the planet? Richardson, B. f.-Well, Captain, do we look green to them? 229 Among Ye Ridoidf . Thomlmson.-VVliat manual is it that gives those "Notes on I-Iorsemanship"? Roger Black-Thatls in the Blue Book. You'll find it under HPolice Regula- tionsf' B. I.-Heard how Martin Dooley got his NAU? Tim Pickwmg-Suppose it was for the high kick. B. f.-No, he Went up to the Y. M. C. A. yesterday to play the phonograph, and in three minutes broke six new records. Blain Creciting in Cavalry tacticsj-They then tie their horses to the skirmish line, being careful that they are secure and fast. ,L '- Echoes of at Chem Lecture P. Swift-Professor, I don't see how Hydrogen will Weigh 40 grains when it will not stay on the scalesj Lyman Cwho has just seen a candle extinguished by electric pointsj-Professor, is that the principle on which air-fans are built? Willy: Wlzipple QO. Dj-All right on your post? VVho are the absentees? Plebe Qsentinelj-There are none, sir! Willy-Very Well, don't report them again! It is rumored that jake Dew will take the vows for the Benedictine Monks on graduation leave. This silhouette was turned in to the - editor without a clue to the identity of the artist, but we have reason to believe that it Was drawn by the subject of picture him- self. We cannot ascribeithis strange action to a feeling akin to malice, nor to an intent to deceive, but rather 'to a desire of the person to clear himself of certain rumors in connection with a tete-aetete which took place on the hotel porch last summer. joe, the hotel porter, on being questioned by our private detective, states that the out- line of the face bears a close resemblance to a certain tall, handsome Cadet Lieuten- ant living on the third Hoor of the 2d Div. f This, of course, We do not corroborate, on account of the well known popularity of the gentleman with the ladies. 230 NIV,I.cIVO CHHJ. I LZI HI-IJ. N GH 'AI Overheard in Yearling Fix-.rt Section Cadet T.-Lieutenant, how do they Hnd the value of I raised to the infinity power in this example? Lfieateaaut-It is indeterminate. Cadet X Cvolunteering informationj-Last year Capt. B. told us that it was equal to 1, being an infinite number of I,S multiplied together. Lieutenant C gives a short horse latiglij-Well, Mr. G., I do not believe Capt. B. ever said that. Anyhow, you had better not let him hear you say that he did. I won't tell on you this time, but you had better be more careful in the future. Lieat. I.-Mr. Cross, how thick is a wall two bricks thick? Sep Qthe last of his tribej4A brick and a half, sir! Ifzstvfactor-Mr. Wise, what was the "Golden Bull" of Pope Boniface? "G1'ease1"' lfVz7se-It was a little calf made out of O'old that the ancients used to Worship. D Un Historyj-Mr. Hoyt, who led the Greek forces at the battle of Marathon? "Gim'aZ" H oyt-Constantine the Debonair and Gallileo the Apostate. Bill Dew-They say "Snitz" Gruber had a great time on his twelve hours' leave. P. R.-Well, I should howl. I-Ie came back a sadder Hbudweiser' man. A B-ache . VVEST POINT, N. Y., Ian. 1, 1904. THE COMMANDANT or CADETS. SIR:- In explanation of the report, "Splinters on floor at A. M. inspection," I have the honor to state that I am not responsible for this report. My room-mate has been moulting. I-Ie states that the offense is unintentional. Very respectfully, , joe Russ GRACE, Cadet Priv,., Co. "C," ISf Class. Mr. Dumguard has the mail? . Plebe-Yes, sir. I am just dragging it. Vlfell, then step out with life. Plebe-Itis the Saturday Erfeaiag Post, sir! 252 The Middies in chorus Qafter the gamej-"Wed like to change our name." Mr. Ducrotjdo you know what an L. P. is? M1'. Ducrot-Yes, sir! Lady of the Post, sir! I?lSf7'1LCf01'-MF. , what's the caliber of the new 3-inch long recoil gun? Mr. lge inches, sir! Ye Wife Sawf is l Plebe Qreciting in Security and Informationj-These patrols will in each case re- frain from being' detected. First Class Speckoiid Qin Engineeringj-After a very rapid fire the first line moves forward with bayonets fixed, drums beating and the men shouting, "A la bonheurf' ' . ...V 1 i'ffff" fQQ'1Q.5iSfV 'N , -' "TT . W . 't' N 'f If X ' 7 J ,' 1 ' W ' 'W' N V X ,xv x m , . Q if 1' 1 I fn' -.f 51 M, l a? fJ:,1 . ?-vj1r,:7e i5:if:.g-.-f"':m.3-,:. ,N-v ...na iq: . " l,2,'4'f V X 1 K S I ' 1- ,wel vm .3 5 , Wa ' HQ' e "Y ' ly, r 2.4. J. E , 3' fx evf ' .A ,.,A ,gf ,..-. i.,, ,. , A , ,. ff? 'f'fff'1 ' 'Q-1 I . " .fffrif-ES'p:--"JH if 2 " 233' WEST POINT ROYALT Y- if .f ,I Z ,ff COAT OF ARMS THE HOUSE OF QUILL N I f' IX ru L4 N MN S N Y wi, U, ll I .- " Z if 5 ei A T 'P ' 1 A A x E 5 , I w Al ' T2-1 r-11 ' ev: i COAT OF ARMS Fl-IE HOUSE OF SKINOID if X, 1 '-1,5 e- . if ,,., .:L?1v ':L . - 6 ,AW A 5 f 5 -We 4,:l 7 3 Wu x Q ff-"-':'1'11 COAT OF ARMS THE HOUSE OF BIJAY, THE GOAT r . . 1 X Q. 3 'T gi- L Q-'Nix 11 5.23: f 'l 1 5 YLIITVW. 'I' iB'l4'WW1f'-1 "1 i . COAT OF ARMS THE HOUSE OF BEDLAM Tacky Dialogues fWITH APOLOGIES TO ANTHONY HOPE, I HEY were gathered around the skin-book, each having made his round, - and each having also made a memorandum of his observations, said ,101 .. lx, memorandum to be published later on the abstract of delinquencies. X No. 1 refilled his glass and prepared to speak. No. 15, however, forestalled him, saying: " These cadets are bracing up since I arrived, No. 17. Why I could get barely thirteen skins this morning, and I had my overshoes on at that. Perhaps we can fool them by writing a new Blue Book." No. 17. " You iles aren't sly enough. Now I didnit get many skins, but I ran down a card game in the 4th Div." No. 1 Ceagerlyj. " Did you skin 'en1? " CGreat laughter. The drinks were now on No. ij. .fVo. 15. " Yes, as I was say- -ax -1 5 ing, I'm going to write a new Blue 5"'ilf' Book. In the first place, I can T - change the broom end for end, and Egg? 9 5 5. then put the blacking brush on the V right side of the cleaning box. 4. fi 1 Might also try changing the clothes , ' N ,Q in the alcove or in the clothes press ' 5 Xxx l for a little while. That will mix . 1, ,NS 5,3 fem up for at leasttwo or three 5? tj weeks, and in the meantime, more s,,LLfjg ' .,.,., :sf5?-- .jg opportunities will present them- selves." CThe drinks were now on the housej. No. 17. " I-Ia I ha I ha ! Did you hear what No. 7 did on the target range ? " No. 15. K' Why, I didn't know he was wooden." No. 17. You can't always tell. I-Ie divided the third class into three squads : those who had fired at 5oo yards 3 those who had not fired at 5oo yards g and those who had done neither." Chorus. " Haw ! haw l haw I " CTO be rendered as a horse laughj ACNO. 7 being absent on leave, this round was passed up.D No. 22. " I know one that ranks that. No. 6 was inspecting the guard last camp and skinned the first three men for having the magazine on the rilie open." No. 6 Copening his eyesj. " You vant to vake up." CBut he was too lateg the order for the next round was in.j No. 1. " No. I3 is almost too wooden to be one of us. At A. M. inspec- tion the other day he said to his irst sergeant : ' Mr. -1, are you the only first sergeant in this company ? ' " CNO. I3 is acknowledged wooden, so all took a repeater on this order.j At this point No. I5 accused No. 6 of giving the command, 'K Left face, march, " and the meeting broke up in disorder. " The Corps " A TOAST DELIVERED BY CADET ROBERT P. HARBOLD AT THE NEW YEAR'S DINNER, JANUARY 1, IQO4 .3 R. Toastmaster, Gentlemen of the Corps of Cadets :-Several things n confront me now and have always appalled me since I have been . asked to respond to this toast. The first is my utter inability, the ' K second is the wide range of the subject, too vast for me to begin Qv i V to cover, and the third is the cynical and too critical part of the 'Sig Corps. , 5' C211 I My inability is evident to all. I realize it just as fully as you , I do. In no single way can I attempt to do justice to the Toast. i Could We hear one respond to this who possessed the eloquence of Demosthenes, the logic of Aristotle, the reasoning of Plato, com- bined with the foresight of Vlfebster, then we, you and I, would perceive and understand many, many questions that arise from time to time in our midst. Many past events of our lives here would then be explained. The future of our Alma Mater would be viewed in a brighter atmosphere. We could then calmly listen to those calamity-howlers who cry aloud that the Corps is going to the dogs since they have graduated, yes, we could calmly listen and then smile at their hallucinations. IV e could also reply to those among us whose esprit de corps seems to have been shaken by the pessimists of our' Institution's future. And then, when our years are through, we could leave this place confident of its prosperity,-the re- tention of its traditions and ideals, and the honor and integrity of its gradu- ates. VV'ould that those wiseacres who from time to time offer suggestions to us and criticize our methods, our actions, and our lives, could be compelled to thor- oughly and impartially study our present conditions,-the revolution through which we have passed, and then would they still rant and rave? They have become blind to actual facts, they disregard the truths taught by all revolutions, moral or political, and unjustly condemn us. Can past institu- tions, past methods of the Corps be suddenly wiped away and in their place put 236 new institutions and new methods without the Corps experiencing the slightest shock or tremor? IN hy, in this assumption we have been paid unknowingly the greatest compliment and tribute. But we can not do this. NN e are only human. We canit replace old ideals by untried and unknown new ones without doubting the wisdom of the change,- without hesitancy and reluctance in making the change. I-Iowever, we are now working out our own salvation and we want to work it out unaided as well as unhindered by any other person, be he graduate or civilian. Gentlemen of the first class, we have seen and experienced nearly four years of the life at the Military Academy. W' e have personally witnessed a great revo- lution in its history. We were, at the most, but silent observers of the active part of this revolution, but now, with the other three classes we are struggling par- ticipants in its reaction. Oftentimes, maybe too often, we despair over this radi- cal revolution and are unwilling to struggle any longer. ' Vlfith us there rests a great duty. NN e must make strenuous efforts to clear the dimmed horizon of the Corps' future. We must, by the assistance of all, de- termine our course in these efforts. Success-entire, complete and thorough, will not reward our labors, but "half-free and struggling on" will be solace to us when we join the register of graduates. We want to proceed along such lines so that the men in every class can plainly see these lines delineated in our actions. If the path is plainly marked no man will go wandering away. Succeeding classes as they enter will follow in our footsteps and the consequence of this movement will be the freedom of the Corps. One thing may appear to some this afternoon, and that is that I am exag- gerating our conditiong a mere change I call a moral revolution, a few incon- veniences I attempt to have assume shapes of monstrous proportions. But such is not so. Everyone of you frankly confess after thoughtful deliberation whether I have made a mountain out of a mole-hill, whether I have exavffferated one iota. Do this honestly and I am positive of your reply. bb i Let us rid ourselves of all traces of pessimism we may now have. Our old ideals were good ones. We hated to lose them, but their fate is inevitably sealed. The future alone can now be consulted. If some of us bemoan the lack of class sentiment and the total absence of Corps spirit,-I reply your sources of grief are unfounded. Either you measure us all by your own standard of hypocrisy or you misjudge us entirely as a Corps. With you rests the question of the Corps' future. The enormity of your re- sponsibility should impress you. Can men in new classes be convinced that the 237 Corps is gradually recovering from the reaction when you go around bevvailing its condition, deploring its state, and end your tale of Woes with the expression, "And I don't give a damn ?" Can you go to any outsider and tell him your trou- blesg-tell him how the Corps is not what it once Was, Without implicating your- self? VVhy, you even lack loyalty to the place, tothe institution, as Well as the least semblance of class and Corps spirit if you do such a thing. Wliat can We expect from other classes When they constantly hear outbursts like I have cited? The influence of the first class should not be of this character. I am glad to say this influence is very slight, but it must be entirely eliminated. You, gentlemen of the second class, you, by nearly three years' association with various classes at the Academy, have learned Well its useless struggle against fate. You see your duty plainly marked. I only hope you may be far more suc- cessful in the fulfillment of this duty than we have been. IQO6 will succeed you, follow in your trace-do as you have done, and they in turn followed by 1907. If we, 1904, have made mistakes, you, IQO5, must correct them, and you, IQO6 and 1907, must not go back into the same old errors. The only changes to be made are those which institute improvements. Never must honor and sentiment retrograde. VVe must all consider ourselves jealous guardians of the Corps as well as members of it. . In conclusion, several questions naturally present themselves. Wliy they should be suggested is evident to all. First-Will we in after years, when referring to the Corps of Cadets, or coming in contact with it, will we, by unjust and odious comparisons with the Corps of past years, seek to lower its then present standard, deride its spirit and forget our ovvn birthright? Second-VV'ill We now, for the sake of grievances against some, sacrifice our institution's sentiment and honor? Third-Do we fully realize, now and at all times, the duty We ovve to our- selves and the Corps? ' The future of the Corps is assured. I am confident of its success. The name it has inspired in past years will be perpetuated in future generations. V The Corps! Bareheaded salute itg VVith eyes up thanking our God. That we of the Corps are treading Whe1'e they of the Corps have trod. They are here in ghostly assemblage, The men of the Corps long dead, And our hearts are standing attention Wliile we wait for their passing tread. We, sons of to-day, salute you- You sons of its earlier dayg 'We follow, close order, behind you, Wliere you have pointed the wayg The long gray line of us stretches Through the years of a century told, And the last man feels to his marrow The grip of your far-off hold. Grip hands with us now, though we see not, Grip hands with us, strengthen our hearts, As the long line stiffens and straightens, VVith the thrill that your presence impartsg Grip hands-though it be from the shadows While we swear, as you did of yore, Or living or dying to honor The Corps, and the Corps, and the Corps! -REV. SHIPMAN. 239 -9 , I 0 ' 7 5 3 f ff R J 3 I b a 1 ll Mil, Q' 1- , , LH so a 1 MR M? Q -- ee e-My-5 Jig- es Q vi 'f11f1eze, T ,-,,.-i ---... 4.-. HE Board of Editors take this opportunity to ac- knowledge the many valuable contributions received during the preparation of the HOWITZER. Many, as you will see, have found their way between its covers: while many, alas, have been "policed" in the hallway, to be there gathered by Louis, the policeman. The efforts, however, were all good, and do credit to the persons who, notwithstanding their many and arduous duties, still found the opportunity to come off " specking " for a time and put their shoulders to the wheel. Editors generally reply, "that your contribution is excellent, but not quite in our line, etc." With the HOWITZER, however, want of space is the only reason for refusal. lf there are any who prize their contributions so highly as to coerce their saner self into handing them down to posterity, we will be willing to return all such copies, properly blue-pencilecl, and endorsed with an appropriate recommendation by our oflice boy, leemsy. All requests for returns must be accompanied by the necessary postage, plus a pound of Bull, much of which has been consumed in the dreary hours of the night. ln conclusion, we wish to express our thanks not only to those who have so con- sistently "bootlicked" us, but also to those who have so persistently "run it all over" us. 240 diy- ii . 6 vis Our ,Tune has come, Nineteen-Four, The june of our boyhood dreams, We must say good-bye to the dear old Corps, Good-bye to the Gray we shall donno more! Our June has come! Our June! Our June! We've Watched and waited long,- Watclued the days Ele by in squads and platoon, Waited for the day which is here so soon. So here's good-bye, Nineteen-Four,- For some perhaps the last! May We ever honor the Gray we wore! God-bless you all and the Corps-and the Corps! Rah! Rah! Ray! Rah! Rah! Ray! West'Point! West Point! Armay ! H'Ray! H'Ray! l'l'Ray! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! West Point ! Corps! Corps! Corps! 241 H I-IE HOWITZER has made every endeavor to place this annual book on a good, sound basis in order to insure its future publication. We have done our utmost and trust you will not be failing in generosity to do the remainder. Un the succeeding pages will be found the advertisements of those who have gen- erously assisted us. N0 matter what your wants are-from a small hot bird to a large cold bottle-they have it. 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" ,,., QI - I, H M W HATS A M N DREKA Fine Stationery and Engraving House 1121 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. COLLEGE INVITATIONS VISITING CARDS DANCE PROGRAMMES RECEPTION AND BOOK PLATES VVEDDING INVITATIONS HERALDRY Sc GENEALOGY COATS OE ARMS PAINTED EOR FRAMING xiv - QW. 7 H , ,,,,+ W H -Q A A, , f' f 4, QF? MCSA PA --'- 1 a?e2seEw2xuazeag1Quszsi -," -wfiol E , , , ' , , ' 'DL 3... - "4 ' "J , ,e f - , ? W . i,-ETA- "Q-Eg '-'-' 5? - '1?1 E, 5 iam .T T UUAHTEHSUH- 'W' 'ei ? . V 2 in E Igggyliaig , .IX ENE . 1 WW" URM.. Si H ' 1 2 'v x . o f -, E : '5:tJ!6.'!- " 3 S -ACMSFWQ l COLT'S NEW ARMY Adopted by the Ordnance Department, U. S. Army AUTOMATIC PISTOL-Military Model ' High Velocity-Accuracy-Rapidity--Calibre .38 Rimless-Smokeless Capacity of Magazine, eight shots Hulfs Patent Fire Ilnns manufacturing nu. HARTFORD. CONN.. U. S. A. REVOLVERS COLT AUTOMATIC GUNS GATLING GUNS AUTOMATIC COLT PISTOLS CBrownins's Patents! - ? ,,,, . , - '. .'.,g7? 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OUR GOODS HAVE BEEN USED BY OFFICERS FOR 50 YEARS 688 Broadway, below Fourth St. 161 Broadway, below Corilandt St. 723 Sixth Avenue, below 42d St. SEND Fon CATALOGUE NEW Established lri-17 RIDABCJCK 86 CO. ZllANUFACTL'liERS AND lllPOR'l'lCRS OF ti? New New Regulation ,Q Regulation "f'5fiifa ' '41 ' ' ' . Dress f ,.Q.g7 ij'3lfZ-if , ' and Service . Full Dress " ,I 'ge H Q 3 -I Equipments Dfgss Eglin 1xr, ,,' l SCISVICG Chapeaux, Caps White l Helmets, Hats L Q Epaulettes Ovetcoats Shoulder Knots Capes Shlrgulder Straps elts, ashes 1 lx ' Sabres + in Sabre Knots Olive Dfdb 7 Gloves, Spurs 1 'ni 2:-:Ez . 1 .4 Mackintoshes E if V' ' Strap Putteesf j ' . ,' Saddlzs,Bridles -11, -, I C H . 1,3 ,H .1 ars Ohve, Drab ,f .- fa g Saddle Cloths Rain Capes 5 tj' Etc' . fqj' W Price List: of Uniforms, Equipments, Trimmings and Samples of Cloths on application The Nevius Company JEWELERS SILVERSMITHS Diamonds and Precious Stones The thinnest American Watch made A modern Young Man's Watch We make a specialty of Class Rings Dinner Souvenirs and other trophies Sketches and Estimates without charge Our Illustrated Catalogue of Rings, Watches and other Jewelry sent free on request Note New Address-18 W. 301-H ST. A TENEVIUS r COMPANY 13 WEST goth srxszrr, NEXV von!-c Xvi Che Park I' fllll l113llC Eikflol' THE "OLD RELIABLE'S" LATEST ATTACHMENT Send for Catalogue New York Salesroom, 32 Warren St. . wwe A W r r , ' ffiwweggg-tjf,.fQ"lLe.w. ,. -Qaf?wmmFEgQ .ref ff' ' Q - " ef:"f-fwe:'- 4 -i - v , ,,.,7,,,,ee Z ,. M -, . 3A tt. , ffffffffff - e ' "-- f" . 'bl f -1 fb- 1 -fe: -- - rw- - 1 4, f"" ' ,..1 4 syewwee-3 ies 'gfjjsssssifef f' , Y.: ..ff, , ' , 'MM S - . ,, Q ,, . .,2H,,eee.ege- - , - x,, 1' Ljiefse f fi, " 5 !fGc5Ff5'L 'lk - ,, ol 'MQ' ii- , 1- if 'f gr? ,f -VVVV ,Y -.r-nw.m,.mvm.-- A, 1- 437 ,V igiefgeigl, ,gl ,L ,. ' ff" 5.-:Eff i iarwiilxifif fdff' l - 91 - gage?-S Y Nia " ww -, -S11 xs , 5i eff.3..l . ,, PARKER BROTHERS MERIDEN, CONN. Kotcdsilk Underwear Co. Milllnury, Mass. Manufacturers of Celebrated HKOTEDSILKH BRANDS ALSO Wool, Cotton and Worsted Underwear If your dealer cannot supply you with "Kotedsilk" Under- wear, send to us. We will express prepaid. Kotedsilk Underwear has been adopted by the United States Government for the Military Students at West Point Academy NEWARK TD NK co. l'7 West Forty-second Street Near Fifth Avenue NEW YORK -H f- ,, f" i --.-1 . -'Tv Fi w N -w UWT Q TH ,-wg'-ri. 3i1iti,gg5fi:5:i5: 4452 ,ggi I - 2 I ' "F" -f. ' :1.-af' - - '- 2 :f. .miul-2.145-5 'iii ' ' 3 -xeecsw ' Q "-::5m:111- - -151919 .Q . - : -:j f-.gQ,r1?Q5..,,. E . - Y ' ' l" fi1.:e--' Q-" 'A Q, fl Tru rm ks Suit Cases Toilet Cases Folding Urnbrellas WIII goln Sult Case lvlilitary Finest solid steel clamps and bindings. Sluts all hard wood partitioned inside to keep everything separate. Solid riveted, We make same quality as above only for mule pack traveling in Philippines. This Trunk 12 inches high. , xvii TI-IE WARNOCK UNIFORM CO. i Caps, Clothing, I-Lquiprnents lSH 'AVBL W 59.61, 'fo O' - ss 1 em Q -ydk 'f 'sl , .- ELLZ ,,y:.uT-grae! va ,, ' 2 - C " 5513 ' -ki Ill my ' -ME ., ' s ' Q 1, 0 - iffy! NIRRDE MARK Q-.f MAKERS OF HIGHEST AWARD RELIABLE GOODS ONLY PARIS, 1900 U. S. ARMY HIGHEST STANDARD IN U. S. NAVY OVER 65 YEARS 19 and 21 VV. Thirty:first Street Q Opposite Army' and Navy' Clubi-i,-5, NEW YORK H Summer Resort within two hours ride of New York and twenty minutes walk of Highland Falls GREEN GRASS NEW DANCING PAVILION Under the management of our expert bouncer, Hilarious Hip Robert, the Hero of a. Hundred Hops FINE MUSIC LOTS OF L. P's Bull Fights Every afternoon The celebrated Mexican Matador Senor Grisero Wise, assisted by Senor J a-ko Crain as Cuspidor, will slay three wild Spanish Bulls fCarcass used by Cadet Messy A meet D int parades and Drills RAIN OR SHINE The Wettest Rain The Hottest Suu The Largest Mosquitoes Che Cadet StO1"C for Soux enirs xviii Che Cadet Mess for Refreshments Recommended to the extremely wealthy and those possessing fastidious tastes. I-IATF Eff? Sc SONS TA ILORS .wie I MPO1-Q TEES 389 FIFTH AVENUE M, N. E COR. OF 36TH STREET MAKERS OF THE FINEST UNIFORMS AND LEADERS OF STYLES IN CIVILIAN DRESS NEW YORK wa Establisllerllsls E 31:23.16 ,L i S xl F9 '5 11 - LEMCKE sc BUECHNER FINCH EYEGLASSES are the steadiest for Golfers, Tennis Players, Riders and Athletes. They are not supported by the side-guards, but rest directly on the nose. FIELD GLASSES OPERA GLASSES TELESCOPES MICROSCOPES COMPASSES AUTO GOGGLES PEDOMETERS 'l'I-IERMGMETEI-QS KODAKS All good Cameras. The marvelously rapid ZEISS LENS fitted to your own Kodak. Expern Photo-Developing, Princ- ing and Enlarging at all Stores BIODERATE PRICES AND ABSOLUTELY RELIABLE GOODS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS x 9 Q 0 Optician THREE NEW YORK sTom-:si 104 East 23d Street, Near 4th Avenue 125 W. 42 Street, Between Broadway and Sth 650 Madison Avenue, Corner 60th Street Ave. BITNNEAPOIJS PARIS ST. PAUL xix F II EAST I orinerly B.Weste1-mann 6: Co. FOREIGN BOOKSELLERS AND IMPORTERS 7TH STREET NEW YORK Itfs So Convenient No cup needed. just wet your face, rub on a little soap, work up a, big, creamy lather with your brush and you'11 shave with ease and pleasure. Nothing like it. u'ez1im,.s' shaving suck mhz by azz dfuggzm. 250. The J. B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn. THE STANDARD AMERICAN BRAND A TLAS PORTLAND CEMENT AL WA YS UNIFORM Jllamqmclured by The Atlas Portland Cement Co. 30 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK, N. Yi Send for Pamphlet John Middleton A . km Imporfer re' Moun 219 WALDNLJ1-51: I D' " t fffmgygmnlwafe Sh f miiim ff! W yu X I ,I In' A ff GUNS. ' QE PIPES PIQPAES7 Bowts MAm:uN FRANCE R 42,1 - . ' PIPES Repalred J. M, MIXTURE A Blend of Comfort XX fi : iff ' F 0 R 0 'ing 3 nfl ii- Wig? 1 V E -if-r f f' f ff I Rl 2,7 f ,Q ff CATALOGU E sa- f Q! xy ze -Y- J M -l W7 ' A 65c. per 8 oz. fn Aifffw For sale af Cadet Siore or mailed on receipf of price i?- American and European Plans THE urr y Hill Hotel I'-' - V Y 1 A Y . 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NEW 1904 ILLUSTRATED CIRCULAR MAILED ON REQUEST ESTABLISHED 1885 136 WASHINGTON STREET - - Cl-HCAGO ' - ELEVATING CONVEYING Jilrmstrong Llnii rms Five years ago almost unknown in the Army. To-day-Armstrong Uniforms Worn by Ofhcers in every Post in the United States and Foreign ser- I vice. We are making the finest Uniforms in the country-no doubt about this. h Armstrong Uniforms are made by trained Military Tailors in our own s ops. No Civil work, nothing but Uniforms. I Armstrong Caps, lightest and Iinest made. Armstrong Shoulder Straps, Belts, etc. Everything made in our own shops. Armstrong Prices-reasonable prices. Fair, courteous treatment and liberality has made friends of our cus tomers. We want the entire Class of X904 on the roll of the E. A. A. A. , CELEGANTLY ATTIFIED ARMSTRONG ARMY? The Armstrong Dress Uniform-distinctive and elegant style, set, nnish and make. ' E. 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Lighted with Holophane Glass Globes. Holophane Glass Globes, Shades- and Reflectors are made in many sizes and shapes for all systems of artificial lighting. Prof. William Lincoln Smith of the Boston School of Technology, says: in my opinion, lies one of the greatest advantages of Holophane glass. The efficiency "Herein, of the globes is excellent, the light can be thrown practically in any desired direction and the diffu- sion is practically perfect' They also excel in uniformity and in the precision with which thev allow the determination beforehand of the re portant indication of scientifically correct design and careful manufacture." sults to be obtained, such precision, of course, being an im- Used in Cullum Memorial Hall. West Point: New Academic Building, Annapolis Government Printing Building, Washington. and numerous army posts. Special literature for quartermasters mailed on application, I-IOLOPHANE GLASS COMPA I5 East 52d Street, New York City xxviii 5 SANo12oRo at SANoFoRnf....m....-. Merchant Tailors and Importers 176 FIFTH AVENUE Befw d d dsteefs NEW YORK spittfiydnyofr dcdt Regulation and Civilian footwear CORRECT IN STYLE DURABLE IN SERVICE REASONABLE IN PRICE A. A L E X A N n E Rt I Sixth Avenue and 19th Street New York GEORGE F. BROWN Ssiii3i,S232.:2.i MANUFACTURER OF 'Fin Stati n ry Largest andmost unique line of Tally Cards made 49--63 Clymer Street Brooklyn, N. Y. THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION SHOULD BE IN THE LIBRARY OF EVERY WEST POINT CADET 25,000 NEW Woiins, ETC. NEW GAZETTEER or THE WOELD with over 25,000 entries based on the latest census. NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY with over 10,000 names of noted persons, birth, death, etc. Prepared under the supervision of W. T. HARRIS. Ph.D., LL.D., Commissioner of Education, assisted by a. large corps of competent specialists. 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STYLE N9 9 "W ww A V .s , Q 3 0 w,g,M,g,.,-.f STYLE XT LONDON DUBLIN ' NEW YORK GLASGOW BERLJN ' BOSTON V W A dainty SOROSIS kid dress shoe and a fine kid glove are made from practically the same leather, only tanned differently. Foreign-made gloves sell in this country at. higher prices than domestic. Women think the quality is worth the difference in price. In Europe the people gladly pay a premium for SOROSIS Shoes. ln England the price is S4-.00 per pairg infGermany 54.503 in Canada 54.505 Russia and France 55.00. Everywhere in the United States the price for nearly every style is only 53.50. Do you suppose the best judges of shoes and 'gloves in the world would pay a higher price for SOROSIS if they did not know it was worth it? Nearly one-third of the immense SOROSIS product, is sold abroad. lf the women of this country only knew how good SOROSIS Shoes are, we could never supply the demand. Something New.-SOROSIS Shoes for Boys and Girls, scientifically constructed to properly train the growing feeh. g ' ll kg ,ZX 9 Men'S Sorosis 35.00 x IAS MCCREERY 8: CO. 23d Street, New York SOROSIS SHOE CO Fulton and Hoyt Sts Brooklyn A. E. LITTLE 84 CO., Manufacturers LYNN, MASS. xxxvii J 4 'Canacllan Club" 2? fflbimv 22" led by I Hiram lllgjllfler 8 Sons lllalkcrville, Canada N W York Mexico City 4 3 RICHARDSON sz BOYNTON Co. MANUFACTURERS OF 9 i uperfectn Furnaces and Ranges. T si iiRichardson" Steam and Hot Water Boilers 232-34-36 WATER STREET, R NEW YORK These Well-known goods have been used byi the United States Government for the past forty years with universal satisfaction. High standard of merit. THE SELEGTS OVER ALL OTHER GEREALS I For Uncle Sam's boys, the Government demand the best. Unsolicited, the Government's orders for WHEATLET tif? 1 reach us regularly, because careful test proved Wheatiet the best cereal. X X l-lere's what the'U. S. Government Maine Experimental Station says unprejudiced-Cthey've analyzed all of 'em, tooyz X fl Y ' "Wheatlet, made from choice selected wheat especially rich in the nitrogenous elements, is a well prepared food of good composition, carrying a higher 'ee per cent. of protein Q13.6 per cent.D than most of the wheat preparations." Whether you lead a strenuous life or not, Wheatlet will do you more Nt good than any breakfast food you can eat. Prove everything we say with full half pound sample mailed lor grocer's name and 3 twa-cent stamps. e up THE FRANKLIN MILLS COMPANY QA!! is 1 "All the Wham thais Fiji ro Ear." l - LocKPoRT, N. Y., u. s. A. a ,Z - ....," 1 "" 5 , ,.., -' lg " A . -fiffi fy X1 Charlottesville Woolen Mills Charlottesville, Va. High Grade Cadet Grays Sky Blues, Dark Blues Indigo Blues, Pure VVool Free from all adult r t and absolutely gu t d Our Gray Goods only are used in the Uniforms oi the Cadets of the U. S. Military Academy B Xli ESTABLISHED 1845 INCORPORATED 1900 . s L. E. GURLEY V TROY. N. Y. Largest Manufacturers 'in America of Civil Engineers' and Surveyors' Instruments i '-mf.e.fg.-1, 5 g-..,, .gf ,es . vi atson sketching Case .1 e "'r"" Eff m gigs wns-5' -R, NEW PATTERN - J ' -if- J 'fvii-EE' ig' ' r ' 'i l il - gig' ? The engraving shows the Batsou Sketch- , J, Y - - s fig' iniCIise desi?ied for thed use of Civil wjggigg S 'sk-5-Fix.: " - -0 gg:'1 j""ii" -' an iitary nefineers an Surveyors in U g1fQ "3r51- , reconnoissance and topographical surveys. : i1 , .gg Y - - ' - is Itlwasi given an extensive and successful rf 1- 1, -4 jl gg trial, in 1898 and 1899, in Cuba andthe uni gesifigrjf ,, x L Philipplnes, as well as in the United - ,X i "I: "v ga , 1' States. ' Yes . L ' r ' .. 5- This instrument is a small drawing-board, gl ' " fs En, having upon its upper surface a movable 32 graduated circle, carrying a small alidade ,E N it '13 .Lk L " ur-seems-s -- ...- -.. S lnlnlllnlnnnllnnllnlllnllInllllllllllll1llllllIlllIlIl41lIl i fl l llllllll lllll llllll with scales, and at one end of the board a compass and a ulinometer. No. 595 Price, 530.00 Electric Current:Meter With Vane and Small Lead Weight FOR USE IN SMALL STREAMS The importance of correct hydraulic measurements has brought the Current-Meter into general use, and while our Current-Meter, No. 600, has long been recognized as standard for observation on large streams, in recent years there has been a demand for alight and serviceable instrument for use in small streams and irrigation or drainage ditches. For some time, aided by the suggestions of the en- gineers in charge of the hydrographic work of the United, States Geological Survey, we have been per- fecting the small Electric Current-Meter shown in the cut, and listed in our catalogue as No. 617. This Meter, while constructed practically along the lines of Current-Meter No. 600, has the advantage of extreme lightness, weighing only about two pounds. No. 617 Price, as shown, 560.00 Our latest illustrated Catalogue and Price-List will be mailed to any address on application xlii roolse rothere ESTABLISHED 1818 Dress, Full Dress and Service Uniforms Olive Drab Overcoats Military Mackintoshes and Leggings Civilian Clothing Hats Shoes English H aberdash ery Shirtings House Garments Traveling Rugs Leather and A Wicker Goods Etc. CORRESPON DENCE SOLICITED Broadway, Cor. 22d Street New York Ja The materials and workmanship in our Officers' Uniforms, represent the most progressive ideas, in line with the present enlarged field of service. ' ' .ar The same assurance is given relative to Civilian Clothing and Furnishings - Ready Made or to Mea- sure. A I J' SPECIAL FACILITIES FOR FURNISHINGS? COM- PLETE OUTFITS TO THE GRAD-A UATING CLASSES ' as Catalogue with over one hundred and fifty illus- trations, mailed on request. Xliii r. - PROOF OF PUBLIC CONFIDENCE The Number of Policies in force is greater than that of any. other Company in America and greater than that of all the Regular -Life Insurance Companies put togetherlless onel and can only be appreciated by comparison. It is agreater number than the COMBINED POPULATION of Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Delaware, Florida, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, Nevada, Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Alaska, Arizona, New,Mexico, District of Columbia, Indian Territory, Okla- homa, I-Iawaii, or as to CITIES it is as many as the popu- lation of Greater New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and St. Louis combined. This Company has more premium-paying business in force in the Uniied States than any other Company, and for each of the last' I0 years has had more New Insur- ances accepied and issued ihan any other Company in the World. ASSETS - Slll5,656,3ll.6ll I, . X , , , --15 .. EIZEWE-s rn - ,lawn4'-122.-t,5t,t:isIf'w Ergo mg V 151' tggffltnun' .1 T2 .9atetg2ggg22, f2 iS' 2 1 522, I - 'I ll' It "jL,gllQil,' :L- 5. 5 i l I, f I . e 5 . ' :fir-A' LxrgsIOK1c: attttoiot In the wotttt-Ittttttsott Attttttt. rottttn atm, 23rd Street and zito sum. New Ion ctty. HOM E OFFICE OF TH E SIGNIFICANT FACTS This Company's Policy-claims paid in 1903 averaged in number one for each minute and a third of each basi- rtess day of 8 hours each, and, in amount, 589.00,a minute The year through. THE DAILY AVERAGE OF THE CO1VIRANY'S BUSINESS DURING 1903 WAS: 359 per, clay in Number of Claims Paid. 6,297 per day in Number of Policies Issued. 31,303,559.06 per day in New Insurance Written. 398,582.76 per day in Payments to Policy-holders and addition to Reserve. 953,841.18 per day in Increase of Assets. Income in 1903 .............. t ...,,... Sl9,887.B04.11 Gain over 1902, ..... . .. 6,551,520.50 Asset increase in 1903 ..... .. l6,475,-102.61 1101101112111 Iii IIISIIIZIIICC C . IINUURPDRATED BV 'rt-IE STATE OF NEW VORKI I The Company OF the People, BY the People, FOR the People ASSETS P ,d P I, h Id , , I - H I OFFICERSI llniteglnitzgtgkgltyfanrl R. ll. Bonds S48 Us gm 27 Illia Illliogtllzltogv ll1uF1l'lJ1ill20f.P0hl:leF '::l':FZi't!?.'l5.,.t Zmy F:k?.,.S,..to:o. , ...... , , . - . , ' . is cn, Itl. eorge . on var ,M 5 5,3333-on-5 , I i I fiigigzijgjgf ttsttasf Sl,34Z,38l,457.00 S398,889,074.00 M- Cash .... .... . . 5,301,220.90 I-P3115 I0 P0llCYhoII.lers . . . . l.85D.l44.I4 Premiums. delerrcd, antlltt course ol collection CNHI ..... 3.000.40l.30 In its Ordinary Department policies are issued lor lrom 51,0120 to Sl,O00,000 on individual lives, premiums payable annually, semi-annually and quarterly. In its Industrial Depanment policies are Issued on itll the insurable members of the family for weekly premiums. THIS COMPANY'S POLICIES ARE PLAIN BUSINESS CONTRACTS WHICH TELL THEIR WHOLE STORY UPON THEIR FACE, LEAVE NOTI-IING.To THE IMAGINATIONQ BORROW NOTHING FROM HOPE, REQUIRE DEFINITE CONDITIONS ' James S. Roberts, shutoff. J. J. Thompson, roam-r ua ,I tn. sn. srowm I.. Vwoootota, j ' coo-nt John tt. I-tegoto-tt, Ir., llllllalll SN. T. R. Iztcttotosott, Alllxlanl Sic. Tttomis I-I. wtttna, Ivt.o., . Mcdlnl Dlrdlr. Attgttsnto s. xotgttt, Mb., w. s. Manners, m.D., Accruetllnterest. Rents, etc . . . 679,298.32 . AND M'-KE DEPINITE PROWSES IN DO'-I-ARS ANU CENTS' , E.nIlllgtl:IltllofltT'M.D. 'm"n'mlm"du' . ,Y Aul. lldttll Dllrelor. If U05-555-31 1.60 ' - I t. I. on... .g.I.,..,..., ..,.,,.,... RECORD OF GROWTH IN TEN Y-EAR PERIODS T , l uAB,L,.,.,Es. .....-.... Ia... ,o.....,, foto... I.. ..,..o. o...,,........,...,....I.o. nIRE6'ro'Rs: Rdnsmm FLM and SMH! 1:33-92,0824-119.05 82,186,822.24 88272368.24 531,048 883,425,107,00-1333 inhrt R. ltltjgemon, sito, a. botortet-L , ,Sem l . b I U A n smmslron 1903-1g,ggo,2ao.os 19,3-13,105.06 4,109,689.92 2,940,226 353,17f7,217.00-1893 ,j,'g'3f,SC,,,711g2,, jgfjpfgggjgp , All mm, I-,lb,,,ucs . ' . 1 1 956.18804 I -- 5 7,804.11 105,856,811.60 V 1O,691,872.58 7,528,915 1',842,3B1,457.00-1903 ' I-I-toy rtsto, George I-I. Gtoroh, Capital and Surplus , , , , I0,5gg,572.56 m C 'rtttg Company wttt write oottotai oiftita tivos St commissioned ollicurs olFht:YU.S.ArI1ty ON THE SAMETIASISFE ctvtiiuiif Trim oohsslons ' Flihirltllldzlaldlml .Fftlltl-Tnmlisiltcumf' A -A E,hilisysz:leti:or:::?gntzZs::xxs coltttt!-girl-tl-t1:3S rtegsygioirtlgggtgts ol an olftier. ' Must liberal ot-ovtstott tonpttyttteot ul protttittrtts tt-Into stationed in tltt: .toms M. Ct-ng: GeorgeJB. WMtuitt 3105556.31 LSO or ottco of sewing oo dividend ttotttottoo try --Szoeotot cttsstIto-ratiol'Plll'lllltfRtHlllM2hl?of tot-tllg glllttfftlllgllllntifltl, to wr' mm' md 5"""" 5' B""5' John R- Hsvmlv. Jft. ,N L ' A. C. WASHIIUKNTL. l"1t:ltupttIi1.tIt Lift: lttstttztttce Co., New York City ' - lnmmuc' Rmb' , - 1 - l I R E1 .PQI .Sal . ui. . , in I


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