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THE HOWITZER I VOLUME VII THE GWLZZZEQ T I . , ? , Q5 31' . "M , 51 ff fig ,V ,1 : 4, A 'I' ,, -F T s ,W.1wi' g ,, -' , J 4, 2 rf' 'i ,, - 1 H14 '.'f-17 .fQJ fi15.V-V--E ,, 'Q -5 7355 ! P- V1 ds, 'QS' '-41 if T'- il12, -+-- T',.. -5 ' I, -1 .2. '- .'f':?:f:"r,.,A . 53. .I -,I ' if QQ: iii: Being a record of the gear v at the UNiT13D STATES NMTARY ACADEMY Edited by the THE NINETEEN SIX HOWLTZER- BOARD FT .752 'L- if' '.-' '-N.. "'., ' X' """ 2 '- PRESS OF THE F. A. BASSETTE COMPANY Springjfeld, Massacbuxettx The Qkeherenh iiaerhert Shipman 8 Ee HOWITZER The Reverend Herbert Shipman ONE realize more fully than the men of the Corps, l all' mere words and figures the good that Was accom f . 4 , L f - - - Z hovv diflicult a task it is to endeavor to set down in -.mlllll ' u1 lui! - . , - - ,ff E pllshed during nine years of service by oui former A Y ' I chaplain, the Reverend Herbert Shipman. The fact that Mr. Shipman Was appointed chaplain in 1896 and served as such until his resignation nine years later, does not and cannot convey to one not connected with the Academy, an idea of his influence With the Corps or of the place of high esteem he occupies in our hearts. It Was because he so well combined the art of preaching with the yet higher art of living among men, that every man of us looked upon him as a personal friend and helper. Between Mr. Shipman and us there has sprung up a lasting friendship, "durable from the daily dust of life," and We, among Whom his labors have been spent, in dedicating to him this Volume, do likewise extend therewith, the heart-felt best Wishes of the Corps he served so faithfully and so Well. - 'Die HOWITZER Qlhe Qlorps illhe Gorps! 1lBareheaoeiJ Qalute itg with eyes np, thanking our abou 'dlhat ine of the Qllorps are treaoing Where they of the fllorps hahe troo. Glhey are here in ghostly assemblage, The men of the Qljorps long Dean, Qlno our hearts are Qtanoing Qttention While ine inait for their passing treao. we, sons of tooay, Qnalute you- yon sons of its earlier oayg we follow, tlose oroer, hehino you, where you habe pointeo the mayg Uhr long gray line of us stretches . illhrough the years of a rentury tolo, Quo the last man feels to his sorroln Qlhe grip of your farfoff holo. Qbrip hanos with us noin, though me BBB not, Qfirip hanos iuith ns, strengthen our hearts, Qs the long line stitfens ann straightens, with the thrill that your presenre 'imparts 5 Qhrip hanos-though it be from the shaooms, - while me smear, as you oio of yore, Qbr lining or oying to honor ' whe cltorps, ano the wiorps, ano the Gorps! Editor-in -Chief HAROLD S. HETRICK, IQO6 4 Associate Editors JAMES J. LOVING, 1906 . HENRY A. FINCH, 1906 5 Art Editors - WILLIAM A. JOHNSON, 1906 G. GORDON BARTLETT, 1906 DAWSON OLMSTEAD, IQO6 HERBERT HAYDEN, 1907 - Literary Editors I. WILSON RILEY, 1906 WALTER E. DONAHUE, 1906 JAMES G. STEESE, 1907 ' Class Editors JOHN C. HENDERSON, 1906 W. WATTS ROSE, 1906 Corps Editor EDMUND L. DALEY, 1906 Academic Editor FREDERIC Athletic Editor CHARLES G. METTLER, 1906 K B. DOWNING, 1906 " Grind " Editors MATT E. MADIGAN. 1906 PIERRE V. KIEFFER, 1906 X Business Nlanager EDWIN DE L. SMITH, 1906 Assistant Business Manager ROGER G. ALEXANDER, 1907 VOVOVOVOV 3292 Q W W? is a Xtbi W ii px i 1 A N 4 1 7 ' ',4, 'K ict rs 4 f f 4 C L ak Cf-:'f' A + if f :I-iidlliljl ' , 1 1 Iii , Ni " L' ' Z W if , A- . - f y j if vH:" 145.31 4 N confiding this book to the tender mercies of the Corps and its friends, We do not deem it necessary to set forth an extended history of its foundation, for this field has been so thoroughly covered by our es- . L' teemed predecessors that any further repetition on our part Would be useless, and Would of necessity fall upon deaf ears. - Suffice it to say, the HOWITZER is of an ancient and honorable lineage: a volume that in the olden days has sometimes brought down upon itself the frown of the "Powers that Bef' but Which may yet look back upon a past in which much real good has been accomplished, and, strong in this knowledge, may turn toward the future which With so great a promise lies stretched out before it. In the hope, then, that this book may Worthily fill its place in our hearts, We do contribute this record of our deeds and mis- deeds With the Wish that Whatever of good this volume may con- tain be not interred With our bones, but remain alive to keep green the memory of this year. Z i g I x rl 1 ' i ' 4 M. lj one Qt VHSHTQH l A ' ee: , li Q ' l l f . ' M " C ln ll A W E aff? W lil Ll up OW JUNE, 1905 3 Appointed by the President of the United States' I HON. JOSEPH G. CANNON 2 COL. WILLIAM F. PROSSER 3 MR. JOHN SCHROERS fSecretaryD 4. HON. CHARLES F. BROOKER 5 COL. DUDLEY EVANS QVice-Presidenty 6 DR. GEORGE L. MAGRUDER 7 HON. FRANKLIN MURPHY cPreSidentD .Appointed by the President Cp 8 HON. CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW 9 HON. CHARLES A. CULBERSON Danville, Illinois Seattle, Washington St. Louis, Missouri Ansonia, Connecticut 51 Broadway, New York City W'ashington, D. C. Jersey City, New Jersey ro temporej of the Senate Peekskill, New York Dallas, Texas Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives io HON. WASHINGTON GARDNER II HON. JOHN ESCH I2 HON. JAMES L. 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'." 1 If., '. 3.51: if ilf'-ff 3ig31'2-filili 5552 liflfd 5 gl . - , 1 if - 'ffl 'iE'I':'L 1" 'if 1'.,':i"1"iQ"f":' " 'r"L.f1:'ijfi':'ii' ':"fi'fi'fiii'"'ii'tL'?2'i":'i".'Lifi'1if1'.':1""ff,'.'g"f'f"i'i1""' if 4. ,.,, . , ..g.3rr. .,... f'f.,,,'TfTQ7f."W... ,. ' Trtijiifiiffi. ..,,.., 5 f . - . V - -, . ' ' 1' ' . 2 j .,: ' -' 1- gh. .... -3.41 ..... --, .--.:,. .,.. ..--....- ..,,. .L,..,..,,.,.g, ...... ...t:1a.:,ge:.1.f-ffgg' Superintendent BRIGADIER GENERAL ALBERT L. MILLS. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1874-1879, appointed from New Jersey, graduated 37, zd Lieutenant, Ist Cavalry, 1879-1891: Captain, A. A. G., U. S. V., 1898, Major, A. A. G., U. S. V., 1899, Lieutenant Colonel 44th U. S. Infantry, 1899, Captain, ISE Cavalry, 1899, Superintendent, U. S. M. A., 1898, Brigadier General, 1904. Staff CAPTAIN FRANK .W. COE, Artillery Corps. Class '92, graduated 8, Adjutant of the Military Acad- emy. and of the Post, Recruiting Oilicer. MAJOR JOHN M. CARSON, JR., Quartermaster. Class '85, graduated 14, Quartermaster of the lVIil- itary Academy and of the Post, Disbursing Ofhcer, in charge of Construction. CAPTAIN LOUIS M. NUTTMAN, 9th Infantry. Class '95, graduated 31, Commissary, and in charge of Post Exchange. CAPTAIN THOMAS FRANKLIN, Commissary. Treasurer of the Military Academy, and Quarter- master and Commissary of the Battalion of Cadets. CAILTAIN, HORTON W. STICKLE, Corps of Engineers. Class '99, graduated 35 Assistant to the Officer in Charge of Construction. FIRST LIEUTENANT ROBERT C. FOY, Ist Cavalry. Class 399, graduated 62, Assistant to Quarter- master. LIEUTENANT COLONEL HARRY O. PERLEY, Deputy Surgeon General, U. S. A., Surgeon. FIRST LIEUTENANT THOMAS L. RHOADS, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE llfl. EKWURZEL, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. FIRST LIEUTENANT JAMES YV. VAN DUSEN, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. Librarian DR. EDWIN S. HOLDEN, M.A., Sc.D., LL.D. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-1870, appointed from Mis- - souri, graduated 3, Director Lick Observatory, California, until 1898, Member of Board of Visitors, U. S. M. A., 1896, Knight Commander of Ernestine Order of Saxony, I894, Decoration of the Order of Bolivar of Venezuela, 1896, Knight of the Royal Order of the Danebrog of Denmark, 1896, Mem- ber of the American Philosophical Society, 1897, Author of many Scientific and other writings, Editor of Supplement to General Cullum's Register of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1890-1900, Address, Century Club, New York City. U Chaplain THE REVEREND EDWARD S. TRAVERS. . if 4 ., MN 'Sb 9' , .. -W A A fy ,-W ,--""f'7?Hv1:.x-g . .-'f'Q15,'3f4,39 sf M, A 51: --78 'W ' Q Aw . Nw-13 15' ,,g-fr'-Nw- -- ,. Ng'-25" sv? , , , -f-- 'g7,f,:,f' " q Q -.fu ff.-,a 1 QM? A U55-f'515f'f i'.-.JQ -2:Nl1ff9"5?m:f a'ff-lm-47 K :lv-f,,,.1-X-11 -f "f+--1vU65i4f:f"??f'4fi3W?"5f" ' ' 11.35 ' 1 4izrxfmvfziie-fx-si"'1sf..LAifmfmzwxvqwfg' fwmnu' in-.aaafxmv19m.A-mm-v:.m5Q.v -J-5YS-- 7, K li Q4Q5Qff: W ' V x, X Wlijf-1J.,.'f 1 ' MLRWHWWNIQQ I -1 ..xv.X:. x ,.-.C-' , A3j,r'f9L:f Q ,T w?QfUllNX3 my fx ,,f -fi? My AV K',A . ,. Q Xj X 'ww mm Q F fill? NN I H A 525212 X W ' . - QV I A ffx f QEYHTHEFIQITEQSE HQRBNQNW NEFF. if , N f , f l b K ' K fi . . f i RX O F -TACTICS N RTM Q E401 Xl Comnnandant of Cadets LIEUTENANT COLONEL ROBERT L. HOWZE, 6th Cavalry. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1883-18883 appointed from TEXAS, graduated 233 additional zd Lieutenant, 18883 zd Lieutenant, 18883 Medal of Honor, 18913 ISI Lieutenant, 18963 Instructor of Tactics, U. S. M. A., 18963 Captain and A. A. G., U. S. V., 18983 Senior Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, U. S. IXI. A., 1898, Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. V. 18993 Brigadier General, U. S. V., 19013 Major Porto Rico Reg. of Infy., 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904.3 Captain, 19013 Commandant of Cadets, 1905. Senior Instructors CAPTAIN GODFREY H. MACDONALD, ISY Cavalry. Class '83, graduated 27,3 Senior Instructor of Cavalry Tactics. A CAPTAIN MORTON F. SMITH, zoth Infantry. CAPTAIN CHARLES P. SUMMERALL, Artillery Corps. Class ,923 graduated 203 Senior Instructor of Artillery Tactics. Instructors CAPTAIN FRANCIS C. MARSHALL, 15th Cavalry. Class '903 graduated H93 Commanding Company of Cadets. CAPTAIN LINCOLN C. ANDRENVS, 15th Cavalry. Class ,933 graduated 13. CAPTAIN MERCH B. STEWART, 8th Infantry. Class ,963 graduated 473 Senior Instructor of Infan- try Tactics3 Commanding Company of Cadets. CAPTAIN HENRY L. NEWBOLD, Artillery Corps. Class '983 graduated 233 Commanding Company of Cadets. - CAPTAIN IRA C. WELBORN, 9th Infantry. Class '983 graduated 39, Commanding Company of Cadets. CAPTAIN CHARLES W. EXTON, zoth Infantry. Class '983 graduated 443 Commanding Company of Cadets. CAPTAIN HERMAN KOEHLER, Mounted. Master of the Sword3 Instructor of Military Gym- nastics and Physical Culture. FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE S. SIMONDS, 22d Infantry. Class 1993 graduated 263 Commanding Company of Cadets. FIRST LIEUTENANT HERMAN GLADE, 6th Infantry. Class 'o03 graduated 31. Civilian Instructors FRANCIS DOHS, in Fencing and Military Gymnastics. LOUIS VAUTHIER, in Fencing and Military Gymnastics. De HOWITZER 19 ,- . J 'WIT' 75, - 9 . . B. ' , ,ML - 31 X N W 3 A Q 'fy' , V -1. X i V 1,55-2i- "MJ-XXES' G1LLEs1'1E: L'Drill is doing over and over, again what you already know." MAUL: "Double time is for use in ceremonies only." BYRD: "The preliminary commands for firing are :-CID eq At so many objects. CLD At such 21 yard." GOSSIP T.-xc fto Mrs. Tacbz uWell, this month the running expenses of the house won't be so highf, MRS. T.-xc: uWhy?" TAC: l'XVe have succeeded in putting Mr. Riley, Mr. Chafee and hir. Quekemeyer in the third grade." STILL HE PLAYS POLO. CAPT. ANDREWS: k'Hereafter Mr. Maclliillan, you may always ride Lindsey." WHAT HE GOT. O, D.: "Mr, Ducrot, what is slow obeying call to quarters?" PLEBE SENTINEL: "Four and five, sir." SONG OF A TAC. 'lHow dear to my heart Is the sight of a skin list, When fond recollections Recall quite a few: The clothes press, the chimney, The dirty old wash-stand, And all the sly tricks I, myself, used to do." F A QQ, KC 1 f , l N D UD ,ff , Hi . IJ i N qi - V M X 3 , ll , ,f ,, -f-+L? W - lr A l'l m-' ., .. i x .l r ' If Nt 1 1 ' P ,ff-.Wk 1 -XLR ai sfgLgQgLsx N' 1, - , w--QM' , if f,: at irir J wwf., Xl! .. A Mia .f,' N ll LE 5122 Xl, I W f .ff hx ' is DS! I bl-5. W. N I- 1" luiakxsgx il- I,- ' "" " 'J 'i 1. Y ,lw ll ,li 'fr y 'N x ,i Xxgixxgg bl lr f JZSQQXIQXY fitfsl . A " T Im -1' 7:2 el? U-+114 M H -vi?-ei'7'f . vw..- fg'l'ii'fl ?i 7 . . XTTT7 XXX 1e,f!'g2-WQQ'l . Ti -, Rival W are - . X f r'--" 'lxfx ' L'-ff'-,. ' Veta Y J.- F, - - .-. Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL GUSTAV FIEBEGER. Cadet, U. S. NI. A., 1875-18795 appointed from Ohio, graduated 55 additional zd Lieutenant of Engineers, 18793 2d Lieutenant, 1879-1882, Ist Lieutenant, 1882-I89Ij Captain 18913 Professor of Civil and Military Engineering, U. S. M. A., 1896. ' Assistant Professor CAPTAIN FREDERICK W. ALTSTAETTER, Corps of Engineers. Class 797, graduated 6. Instructors CAPTAIN LYTLE BROWN, Corps of Engineers. Class '98, graduated 4. CAPTAIN LEWIS H. RAND, Corps of Engineers. Class ,995 graduated 4. FIRST LIEUTENANT LAWRENCE V. FRAZIER, Corps of Engineers. Class 'ozg graduated 6. Department of Practical Military Engineering, Military Signaling and Telegraphy Instructor MAJOR HENRY JERVEY, Corps of Engineers. Class '883 graduated 1. Senior Assistant Instructor 1 l FIRST LIEUTENANT MICHAEL MCDONOUGH, Corps of Engineers. Class '99Q graduated 15. fZZe HOWITZER 21 f 4 -u Bw "X ff A lf, 'hs-. l lb, C' 4 ED COLONEL F.: " Mr. Madigan, if you were in command ofa company holding a detached post, with an impassable gorge in your rear, un- surmountable mountains on either side, and a hostile force outnum- bering you zoo to 1 in your front, what would you do P " K' BENO ,' Qon his third exami- nationlz "NVhy, Colonel, I would resign." INSTRUCTOR? 'K Mr. Lewis, what is a bomb-proof? " " Por ": H A shelter to protect the bombs against the fire of the enemy, sir." KNEW HIS CAPACITY H R I N 35' X UD SNEED Qafter solving the capacity of the Croton Reservoir and finding it to be zooo cubic inchesfz uCaptain, I know that must be wrongg why I can drink that much." TOO LONG AGO. INSTRUCTOR! g'Mr. Spurgin, what is an alloy?" "SPunGE": K'That subject is discussed in chemistry, sir." GEOGRAPHY CAPT. B.: L'Mr. Abraham, in what region can Oregon pine be found ABE: "Along the Southern coast, sir." F-Q 1 ie X Nvs ENG1 EERING- X dl I ill l l lgwgaiifmi I 4 A U' I N N I Lf A .91 K5 ,.,,, L fm. 5,7 155 .A kdm 5 7 7 l 4 f C f' il M 'Q U g s ' , xt II iv - a la X L . .J . omxitrsxo L 4'-'F' 0 2. I Professor COLONEL EDGAR S. DUDLEY, judge Advocate U. S. Army. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-1870 appointed from New York, graduated 155 Captain Staff, 18923 Lieutenant Colonel and Judge Advo cate, U. S. V., 18983 lVIajor and judge Advocate, U. S. V., 18993 Major and Judge Advocate, U. S Army, IQOIQ Colonel and Judge Advocate, 19035 Professor of Law and History, 1901. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN JOHN K. MOORE, 15th Infantry. Class ,973 graduated 10. I Instructors FIRST LIEUTENANT IRVIN L. HUNT, Igfh Infantry. Class IQQQ graduated 24. FIRST LIEUTENANT HALSEY E. YATES, Sth Infantry. Class ,993 graduated 35. FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWIN G. DAVIS, Artillery Corps. Class 'OO3 graduated 17. FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWARD CANFIELD, JR., Artillery Corps. Class HOIQ graduated 18. file HOWITZER 23 by N E - Xf xg L X 'Xi he I an SLIGHTLY CONFUSED QuEKEix1r:s'ER frecitingj: 'lThe Hyksos Q invaded Egypt by way of the Suez, which ! was begun by Rameses II, or Murad, or Egyptian Deity, or one of those emperors." .mf sh N! .re FIRST GRADE INSTRUCTOR! uMr. Lane, was Justinian considered a good emperor?" Blu.: uYes, sir, he gave the clergy immunity from all ordinary punishment." eN X X ff -yi, iitgtk , ,I li -4- oblfffl I ,W xxx f it X lm HARDLY Ln:u'r. Y.: 'iVVhat was the Salic law, Mr. Chaffee P" Y ADNA: WA law prohibiting Women from becoming 5555 K kings." wx Tl I LOW BALL .- LIEUT. I-I.: L'Mr. Byrd, in what battle did Tam- erlane vanquish the Turks ?', SLOISEAUXQZ g'At the battle of-er-the battle-er-er-, I don't exactly remember the name, but it was the name of a cat." L11-zur. H.: uYes, or of a goat. The battle of Angora, Mr. Byrd." c f FAULT OF THE M. DEPARTMENT. f.-. "The British forces in the Crimea were badly Z6 QQ? organized, all the boots sent were found to be left- 'LIN I handed 0HCS.n'-LLFANNYH DICKMAN. f ' Q5 X' V A I'-xl D AT THE LECTURE. HOh Sleep! Thou art a gentle thingg Forgetfulness thy greatest blessing, But come not when my eyes are closed, And I be lost in meditation-by order." 5-EFA f r vii TZ13,i,f. X, I IJ All f Egzfw .af me ' fm 44 ' U Hi H U E l IQ ' .z. 4. . -'eUV,?Z5.f.?- fe 1' - is I :r' x 3' ' Q N Q . .ra ll W' -- X -latte' .fl rf' Qi.Qa.a . as ly l t I 4 t Pe-'pf' Q, 1' 4 . w I " "Q I . s ge. - firm' ,ai rag, U Instructor MAJOR ORMOND NI. LISSAK. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1878-18823 appointed from California, gradu- ated 83 zd Lieutenant 4th Artillery, 1887.3 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 18865 Ist Lieutenant, 18895 transferred to Ordnance, April, 18895 Captain of Ordnance, 1898: Major of Ordnance, I904.j Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, U. S. M. A., 1904. Senior Assistant Instructor CAPTAIN EDWARD P. O'HERN, Ordnance Department. Class 794, graduated 7. Assistant Instructors SECOND LIEUTENANT WILLIA SECOND LIEUTENANT ARTHUR H. M P. ENNIS, Artillery Corps. Class ,OIQ graduated zo. BRYANT, Artillery Corps. Class 'org graduated 2.2. file H O W I T Z E R 25 ,- I Z. 1:1 ,.f. , L x, P ill 4+ il A 'f' ' , 4' A 'W . C I I f ml DIDN,T PAY. . GAY Lussacz k'Now, Mr. NIacMillan, the department does not require you to perform all the mathematical work entailing the use of least squares or equations higher in degree than the Hfth,-just get a general idea of the subject," MAC: i'That's what I do, sir, but I don't seem to get much on those general ideas." g-2 HE HAD USED THEM. INSTRUCTOR! "What are the variable elements of loading for any gun, Mr. Byrd ?" - BYRD: uThe shot tray, shot hoist, and rammer, sir." v S.-J X' 1 A Gooo REASON. ,hifi I1 l l W PAINE frecitingj: uThe black powders were abandoned because the equation of the pressure curve was too complicated." 5 Q CONVENIENT Q A LIEUT. E.: HIS that figure in your subject, Mr. Davenport F" DAV.: "No sir, but that's where I get the gas for my subject, sir." ' Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM B. GORDON. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1873-1877: appointed from Pennsylvaniag graduated 65 Captain Ordnance, ISQIQ Inventor U. S. 12-inch Mortar Carriage, Model 18963 Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, U. S. M. A., 1901. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN PALMER E. PIERCE, I3tl1 Infantry. Class 791g graduated 42. Instructors CAPTAIN JOHN B. CHRISTIAN, 9th Cavalry. Class '963 graduated 13. FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES M. VVESSON, 8th Cavalry. Class 'cog graduated 7.1. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM I. WESTERVELT, Artillery Corps. Class 'oog graduated 16. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM S. BROYVNING, Artillery Corps. Class ,013 graduated 13. SECOND LIEUTENANT ADAM F. CASAD, Artillery Corps. Class 'ozg graduated 12. 'Ee H O W I T Z E R 27 H 2 ff . QXY iff' ff. f 5 gy WE, 12 FQ? L VN -J 3 QI .1 YD The Rolling Cone gathers no tenths 'I 3 E We fi. T- Eraiifed i Y MSW, I xox- of 2 Demoslfhmxes I Rvisfoflr. 2 Plab Z New Kun L, C350 ,D Lieur. W.: uhh. NVilhelm, I don't expect you to POINTED WILHELM: "Lieutenant, are we expected to know the longitude of all these observatories F" know anything." ' ABE'S LAMENT 'KI,ieutenant, I think this ephemeris must be wrong, I solved this pro- blem several times, and can't get that answer." g'If a grindstone is turning, who has an axe to grind? Check' in seven ways and tell why." fu 1 L . i Jf:'ff':'i,Q?'d.i. 4' If l PROBLEM V , wird? , ltntconcw Xm ORIGINAL BULL: K'We1l, Mr. Byrd, what is a radius vector anyway?" BYRD: "It is the force which pulls the Velocity around a curve." PRETTY BAD BULL: QEAW, t'at's a dish water recitation. If I were making that recitation, I would stop right there." LOUGHRY: uThat's what I did, sir." Wfhe worst of all busts, we hear people say, Was old 'I-Iappy, Green and his level trief' mvflllailtrrl T wwf F Qi?-f f 1 . .X . . , .. X Mk 1 I' fi 22221 L . 5 .f C, .s i-Ig ., Q, Q., if., V. . . v 1 L-:jg H3111 Eg fl. - 71-ig ' E Professor ' COLONEL SAMUEL E. TILLMAN. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1865-18695 appointed from Tennessee, graduated 33 2d Lieutenant 4th Cavalry, 1869-18723 transferred to Engineers, 18723 ist Lieutenant, 18723 Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, U. S. M. A., ISSO. ' Assistant Professor CAPTAIN JOHN MCA. PALMER, 15th Infantry. Class '92, graduated 19. ' Instructors CAPTAIN MILTON L. MCGREVV, 11th Infantry. Class 595i graduated IZ4. FIRST LIEUTENANT JULIAN A. BENJAMIN, 3d Cavalry. Class 'oog graduated 35. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM P. STOKEY, Corps of Engineers. Class '00, graduated 15. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM R. BETTISON, Artillery Corps. Class ,OIQ graduated 36. fZb'e H O W I 'I' Z E R 29 - L. A GUESS. .3-ETF1 F '- Q' 1' "U, IJIEUT. B.: "Mr, Parker, what is the E, meaning of the word allotropic?" M 1 Hg UCOURTJJI uIt means that the element L g , Wire .ff is found in all the tropics." , 'I .- T' ll Y' J-" ' J! UP AGAINST IT. fI'lN X INsTRucToR: "Name twelve mollusks I my '11 of the Mesozoic." GOAT fin one long despairing stahl: "Six Orthoceratites and six Cephalopodsf' JOHN JERVEY MAUL P.: 'lCan you see back there, Captain P" 'Jaxx J . F' JOHN MAUL fpromptlyyz K'Yes, sir, quite ' . , well, already." X lg I -NN .N J' NO JOKE. A P NSTRUCTOR: r. ucrot,1s tie ou e ffl I QM D ' 1 d bl chromide of tantalum and rubidium soluble P" . , . 1 E l 4 CADET' 'kYes sirl" fm INSTRUCTOR! UNO, sir! Is it decomposable - my ,f . 7 by heat FU 2 CADET: KNO, sir!" INSTRUCTOR: 'KYes, sir!"-and so on. -,,,... ONE ON THE YOUNT: uColonel, what is sloe gin ?'l ' 1 f Y l difference it K "I d 't know Mr Yount, what tie is between slow and fast ginf' 'J' . . ' 'kSing a song of chemistry, A test tube full of nitre, Add some powdered charcoal Hold it o'er a Bunsen flame, And try to smell the fumes' The hos-pi-tzil is very near, i - And YOU can staY till June? I PROF. T.: on , . M 56 D smite Sir!! lt' lizilfi J .1 III T And pack a little tighter, I f,. lleeanrwenr wi I L. 3 .. ..,,. ,,.. V H I .xccrry LQ ' f 1 .al. ..aaunQG - if ' -- -zfwaezf-, J C It ,fail-72:y V I - Y , ..-1 ll 'A N, lsr' Maxx 1- 1.-.P f-we-I . . fffiij .lilfilmi I' l I L S l L, ,, l , Professor COLONEL CHARLES W. LARNED. Cadet, U. S. M. A., I866eI87o3 appointed from New York graduated 7.83 zd Lieutenant gd Cavalry, June to October. I87OQ transferred to 7th Cavalry zd Lieutenant 7th Cavalry, 15570-38765 Ist Lieutenant, 18763 Professor of Drawing. U S Mf A 1876. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN CHARLES B. HAGADORN, 23d Infantry. Class '895 graduated 25. Instructors CAPTAIN CHARLES H. PAINE, 29th Infantry. Class ,953 graduated Io. CAPTAIN FREDERICK W'. LEWIS, 29th Infantry. Class '96g graduated 4.8. CAPTAIN HAROLD HAMMOND, 23d Infantry. Class ,983 graduated 34. FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE B. COMLY, 3d Cavalry. Class 'oog gradua ted 51 ground. If there is anyone who thinks he understands and does not, let him speak." -Agony. ' Q26 H O W I T Z E R 31 fix., .. ,,.. .. ,, N, NVORR. THINK!! -A 6,5 ff? I... 97? vi"i- J g EXPLICIT " t,,i Q,A B , , N, -N - "One little inch on the scale represents Il"""'- ll?" , UD twelve little feet or sixty little inches on the i Q 4 f I M- Q an THE HFS" MAXIM "Trust in Allah, and keep your pencils sharp." WOODEN LII-QUT. C.: "Mr, Green, where are your thumb-tasks?" GREEN fblushingbz "Fm using them for garters, sir." QUITE LIKELY AGONY: '!What are those, Mir. CalVo?" FLIPPER: !'Details, sir." AGONY: uAnd what do the little details wear in the winter time F" FLIPPER: "I clon't know unless it's two coats of paint, sir." f X 0 , J UD "A on had a little B rd, fi S Y Y Sf- It's feathers black as inlcg f And Agony told that Byrd that he f Must work! draw lines!! and think!!! Lf! Now working was against his rule, And drawing lines the sameg So if that Byrd became a Goat. Could Agony be to blame F' ED. DEPARTMENT i f HATHEHATIC3 7 7 .. ,, ' ' rr - A .t, it WY N .. If 1. kk az Professor LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHARLES P. ECHOLS. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1887-18913 appointed from Alabama, graduated 33 Instructor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 18944 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 1897, Associate Professor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 1898, Professor of Mathematics. U. S. M. A., 1904. Associate Professor CAPTAIN GEORGE BLAKELY, Artillery Corps., Class '92, graduated 4. Assistant Professor CAPTAIN WILLIAM R. SMITH, Artillery Corps. Class '92, graduated IO. ' Instructors CAPTAIN CLAUDE I-I. INIILLER, 24th Infantry. Class '97, graduated 23. FIRST LIEUTENANT JOSEPH A. BAER, 6th Cavalry. Class '00, graduated 10. FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANK O. WHITLOCK, I4.tl1 Cavalry. Class '00, graduated 11. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIS V. MORRIS, 6th Cavalry. Class '00, graduated 14. FIRST LIEUTENANT ARCHIBALD I-I. SUNDERLAND,Artillery Corps. Class '00, graduated 24. FIRST LIEUTENANT IAMES F. BELL, Corps of Engineers. Class '02, graduated 7. FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANCIS W. CLARK, Artillery Corps. Class '01, graduated 16. FIRST LIEUTENANT WALTER D. SMITH, 14th Cavalry. Class '01g graduated 19. SECOND LIEUTENANT GUY E. CARLETON, Artillery Corps. Class '015 graduated 27. SECOND LIEUTENANT WADE H. CARPENTER, Artillery Corps. Class '02, graduated 9. SECOND LIEUTENANT CHARLES M. ALLEN, Artillery Corps. Class '02, graduated 13. The HOWITZER 33 Nhljl R ,x A -,.. I 1 x chy."-Turner I A GOLD BRICK . CALCULEPARHILIBASSNZlcTlllStl1C0fCm was taken from the French." , YEARLING GOAT: "Lucky French!" tijf HE TRIED I CAPT. S. flocking at Hall's boardj: Y "Mr. Hall, I don't like your figure." M HALL, C. L.: HI can't help it, sir. I brace as hard as I can." f '-T 5 GONE, BUT NOT FOR- I .-I 5 'Y Z5 GOTTEN. K1 I lie , 5 'kMug" was the most 11 even-tempered man in the M ,- Z' V , ,' ,,,, I-if I I vL. -H31 Rss.. Six 1. ' world, he was always grou- QQfl4lIfw RQXxu"Au M W C... 9' ' r 8 Q' E' 4 , 1 , . - UD g'The yearling Goat in his sleep cried out, As on his bed he tossed, X i v fa at I lull K 'f'! .ye f WD DIDNT BRING THE TENTHS. Co LEMAN: "Lieutenant, I don't understand this prob- lem." LIEUT. K.: "Common sense ought to show you that, Mr. Coleman." COLEMAN: I'It does, sir, but I didn't thinkyou would take that for an explana- tion." 'Should I not make uprof' straight home I'll go, For, if I'rn FOUND, I'm lost.' " PERPLEXING Lrrsx' : L'Mr. Chaney draw an isometric projection of a cube three feet wide resting on one edge f ffl? f I how high is this cube P" 2 T K1 CHANEY Qiive minutes lateryz uCaptain, ,- " Z I -'L I -A rs wi 4 , it . IEIUEJERN, LANGUAGES ,lk -. vihl W i Wa a .f i Professor COLONEL EDWARD E. WOOD. Private 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry, September I8625 Sergeant, 1861, ISC Sergeant, 1864, 1st Lieutenant, 1864, Adjutant, 1864, A. C. of M., ISI Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, 1865. Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-1870, appointed from Pennsylvania, graduated 6, 2d Lieutenant, 8th Cavalry, 1870-1873, ISt Lieutenant, 1873-1886, Captain, 1886, Professor of Mod- em Languages, U. S. M. A., 1892. Associate Professor CAPTAIN WILLIAM KELLY, JR., 9th Cavalry. Class '96, graduated 57. Assistant Professor of the Spanish Language CAPTAIN WILLIAM O. JOHNSON, 16th Infantry. Class ,903 graduated 6. Assistant Professor of the French Language CAPTAIN ARTHUR THAYER, 3d Cavalry. Class '86, graduated 7. Instructors CAPTAIN WILLIAM NEWMAN, Ist Infantry. Class '92, graduated 38. CAPTAIN AMERICUS MITCHELL, 5th Infantry. Class '95, graduated 22. CAPTAIN JOSEPH WHEELER, JR., Artillery Corps. Class '95, graduated 15. CAPTAIN HARVEY W. MILLER, 13th Infantry. Class '98, graduated 26. FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES F. MARTIN, 5th Cavalry. Class 'oo, graduated I2. FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES R. LAWSON, Artillery Corps. Class 'oo, graduated 6. FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANK P. LAI-IM, 6th Cavalry. Class '01, graduated 23. SECOND LIEUTENANT STEPHEN ABBOT, Artillery Corps. Class '02, graduated 16. SECOND LIEUTENANT MARION W. I-IOWZE, Artillery Corps. Class '03, graduated 17. SECOND LIEUTENANT GEORGE A. LYNCH, 17th Infantry. Class '03, graduated 21. Civilian Instructors A. MARIN LA MESLEE. French. GEORGE CASTEGNIER. French. JOSE M. ASENSIO. Spanish. N. T.-QUEVEDO. Spanish. " ,Mp y, 1- . i I IZZLZ in ,gnu 'lg gd r I . 5' ',I. :"'!2'lli ii!!!u:-I ' .:..l no jf., Ee H O W I T Z E R 'G -Nl A-15 I - '34 - EN S? 6:A:Li.ouY: 'lam 0. v ' H Xml X Lf' . F ' W1 I X 1 ll CCD IMPROVEMENTS CAPT. M.: uYou men have a great many more advan- tages than I had when I was a cadetg you have mucb better instructors." - "R as EASY .if - INSTRUCTOR: uVVhat do you regard as the most important N E '11"" L rule of emphasis, Mr. Parker?" I I ,,...-. i PARKER, C.: "The best place for a strong ending is at the end of the sentence, sirf' , . . ,WW- 1-LQ Wa : , 15 Z' . X5 1 ga l, QUIEN? X: . ' L K'Now in the first place, the gentlemen who wrote this 4, i grammar didnlt know any English, and but very little Spanish. H When I was in lVIadrid, etc., etc." I W: . 1. il . ED SOUNDED LIKE IT. if P. D. METTLER frecitingj: uAhoheheeooee!!I', INSTRUCTOR: "Steady! Mr. Mettler, this isifno place to practice college yells." X ab 3 U f Q ye- X66 f If, lo fH l l"'fi A"' lil' A' F l KM l , A .-.unfiiiillll I fr. W Qi f viii' .. Iiiggiil iimulllllllllllllllIllllllll ff gh I f ...,,?:Hii1m,,1L,.441i, ff Xs " lil!itllHiami::iimn!I!!ll"'''IMI-f5ll451iF1fliii'ullI ' I lb X 'N 'lr ' 1 W i i A ' iQl ,,., ' 1 .lui f iw "1 C C WX ' Vim, L 5 ..... 5 5 . P' 'In -. C L ag - -I - L, 1 , .1 1 ........ .-.1, ll ......,... A Surgeon LIEUTENANT COLONEL HARRY O. PERLEY, B.A., M.A., M.D. Graduated from University of Michigan with degree of B.A., 1873, with degree of M. A., 1876, graduated from Detroit Medical College 1876 and took Post Graduate Courses at following schools: The Post Graduate School of Medicine in New York, 1881, Columbia College, Medical Department, 1882, Johns Hopkins Uni- verstiy, 1894. Commissioned ISt Lieutenenant and Assistant Surgeon, 18765 Captain and Assistant Surgeon, 1881, Major and Surgeon, 1895, Lieutenant Colonel and Deputy Surgeon General, IQO4. Member of China Relief Expedition, 1900. Appointed Surgeon oflthe-Military Academy, 1904. Assistant Surgeons FIRST LIEUTENANT THOMAS L, RHOADS. FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE M. EKWURZEL. llDUSTYl,Z uMr. Morrow, what is a good means of keeping the soldiers' squad room fresh and sweet ?" if GEORGE: 'Not let them sleep in it, sir." VQ . 9 I EMPIRICAL FORMULA D 'gHoP": L'Mr. llflathews, how would you tell fresh 'X 0 beef from stale?" Q Q' ' PHIL fwise onej: "By the teeth." 5 520 lo . DEFINITION "A malingerer is a patient who places his thermom- ED eter against the radiator and plays poker for the other patient's desert."-"Nuts' Waring. Die H O W' I T Z E R INEFFICIENT Q Q 'lHoP": 'lMr. Torney, what is fs f, dh the chief fault with the Army cooks ?" L 'I TORNEYI "They can't cook." Y I ' X to I ' AGOOD WAY. Tell us not, oh gentle Sturgeon! Sleep is but an empty dreamy And the Ca-clet's skinned who slumbers At the lectures on Hygiene." Sleep is sweetg sleep is restfulg And the night is all too brief. Please, dear Sturgeon, can your lectures Offer us such sweet relief ?" J Glass pleagelir I ff F ' 151' ,ff A little fun is an aid to digestion. We fi Rx' L 0 1 BD IW K TW WW x! S 1 N T ,II EH WTI fldjuzanz, HUMPI-I REYS, Quartermaster, GREEN, Caplains Lieulenanls First Sergeants Co. M. Sergeant: Sergeant: Corporalx Captains Lieulenanzs I First Sergeant: Co. M. Sergeanls Sergeant: C or parals L1 F. E. J. A. A. WAINWRIGI-IT MACMILLAN QUEKEMEYER HARRIS WATSON, H. L. ROGERS, N. P. I4ARNED MAISI-I MARTIN OAKES AYRES BROWN GOETI-IALS XVEEICS D. WESTOVER DICKLIAN HOYLE THORPE CRAIPTON WAGNER CASTLE MARLEY GILLESPIE, H. S. GAREY, E. B. SAGE MEREDITH HICKAM DIXON JUNE 30, 1905 Sergeant-Ivlajor, WATKINS Qluarzermaszer Sergeant, BARTLETT, G. B. MATIIEWS, P. GATEWVOOD STURGILL EASTMAN, C. L. TAYLOR WYMAN HOXVARD LOTT FARIS Sl-IEPHARD JACKSON WOODBURY SHIVERICK SWARD E. RILEY MCFARLAND FINCH CRUSE HOLARIRIJ GEARY, W. D. HAYDEN STAVER TEALL STURDEVANT MUHLENBERG BUCKNER HIGLEY DOUGHERTY, L. R. C. TORNEY MINICK MANCHESTER OVCONNOR ALEQIANDER, R MORRISSEY BOOTI-I RICE, C. H. PORTER EDGERTCN ELLIS ATKISSON DICKINSON HUGI-IES, T. F. WILDRICK LEWIS, A. JOHNSON, W. A. BANE, T. H. PFEIL MURRAY FARWELL MCLACHLAN LANG JACOBS, W. C. JARMAN - HUGHES, E. S. BONESTEEL PETERSON f R xx KQHNIZHTIO - K ' T - Z-L-if -- T? . L-chmod O71 Q71 JANUARY 1. 1906 Adfumfff, WILDRICIC f Sergeant-Major, WATKINS Quaffefma-WV, GREEN, A- Quartermaster Sergeant, BARTLETE, G. A. B. C, Captain: WAINWRIGI-IT MORROW, G. M. HULIPHREYS, F. E. Lieutenanls MATI-IEWS, P. WILLIFORD LANE TVIACMILLAN JONES, R. A. MANCHESTER CAMPBELL HETRICK GATEWOOD First Sergeanls HARRIS, C. T. EASTMAN, C. L. OLCONNOR Co. Q. M. Sergeanrs WATSON, H. L. TAYLOR, J. G. ALEXANDER, R. G. Sergeanzs CoI.Es, T. L. WYLKAN MORR1ssEY LARNED, HOWARD BOOTH MARTIN I LOTT RICE, C. H. MORRISON FARIS PORTER Corporal: GOETHALS WOODBURY ELLIS SI-IIvERIc1c CUTRER ATKISSON BROWN HALL, C. L. DICKINSON SI-IEPI-IARD ' SWARD EDGERTON JOHNSON, T. BURNS COINER D. E. F. Captains WESTOVER QUEKEMEYER RILEY Lieulenants ROBINSON CI-IAEI-'EE DALEY, E. L. SMITH, E. D. MINICK DICKMAN ' MCFARLAND WILHELLI SNEED, B. First Sergeant: TIIORPE CRLvsE BANE Co. Q.. M. Sergeanls CRAETON HOLABIRD ' PI-NEIL Sergmnyg GEARY, W. D. WAGNER MURRAY CASTLE HAYDEN FARWELL MARLEY STAVER MCLACIIAN GILLESPIE, H. S. TEALL MAISH Cnrparais GAREY, E. B. HIGLEY V IARMAN SAGE MUI-ILENBERG HUC-I-IES, E. S. CHANEY, J. E. STURDEVANT PETERSON MEREDITH MCINTOSH DOUGHERTY, R. L. CURRY BUCKNER ERWIN fif f f. xx N9 J N . ,- ' X N9 fri. .N 4 J Y 7, -j. , f 5, 1--snr 1 1 if I I 1 ff A 1 , R. K X, L ,f I I v f Lf:-El, R A if ii A E2 I iii- 1 . R. Q 7:91392 23.3-1g"ff45-.514 I fl f'gf2'2fiEgP:'ff" W:-:Zvi I QV:-. f . .L.::.1?-'Lx ., Z-I, . K 2. am '-1: 5- , 1' ! .' Ni..,'wfi.f,1-2.-1,-:,.' ' ' :,i5,4,,.Q- 1 '.:-1" " ,AW-'1 ,f -ff. I R' Q ,. '. Q kg' vi. 5212.1 5eHf12e,"-1, f . I -1 ,I , " '??2if1z,-?'--- J , 1,fl1.f'g,7,5 J' f'."?'e -:ff-'5'5.:--Eifi iii:'1ET2" .' , ':f-iii'-313242 Q . 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M, A. 1906 Color Crimson H op Managers 'HENRY WALTER TORNEY ' JAMES WILSON RILEY GEORGE ENGELMAN TURNER FREDERICK BLUNDON DOWNING RICHARD COKE BURLESON FREDERICK THIBAUT DICKMAN ADNA ROMANZA CHAFFEE, Jr. JOHN GEORGE QUEKEMEYER JONATHAN MAYHEW WAINWRIGHT Athletic Representative HAROLD STORRS HETRICK Wann PyfmfwWf.wffnpWv,. ynfy ffff y wwmffm. ffff4'av W W,fwWmf,mf ffdl lr .ffm ,,,,,fff f ,zM,..,,,U Z., .. ,..., , ..,. ,,,, ,,,, , .,... . ,..W,WM, WW WW , M , iaifg fia 'T af- 1. 5 , ' ' m --v..f', f, V. .',,--- . mf,-,,,f v. ,Q 7 ww mm Q f . a f ff 1 . M , ' f 9 , --fwfzfmrfff' Cf ,i af' 4, 9 , 5 we WM ,. f . , WWIW fnll lfflvlflllf W A fffrff Ilfllll W Ml V 1 4 kLf" rfipiz'-::q3'E:a:af1f:,.,.. Y , 4 " . ' i'l2 T" X c - 2 7 f Ep, , V ila " J . I ,I ' , .ff Ei Al i ? - , 7, if 'fig I ,V vlzf n ivvlf All fmmywwmf ,:,, I V f 1 ,Q I W, U O . 1 Y4 4 1fx...Q,-. V Wa -1 r ,af V - 1--1 .ferrari ' x-:px-2:::1:r1:::s:1-:asf . 1 -as 1 -' ef .+.f:6v:'Y" ' V. ss:r:1:2:111:af:1:::2i:-:n 1 -fav:z:e:as:a:esz:s:ef:' i -11-' ' 1' 1'1i2s": ii' ., 3'-2:11-,'i -,- 21324,-f 13951: 2- 11: 'fiifff ".",,5:l,31:'I ' 5122 , Q-fs.: 15. .- .13 . 1 .. - ' - ,, 15" I".-"Z3:7'i ' ...X i f :7'1'.4Z1'4:3:55iZ2 ' ., fr 5- 15 '1.'5-22' f -- 21-- ,- .:::::::., .ef - 1-':.. -L :..1:1:w:97 . -f::'ff... "- '- L wwf. 41. ABRAHAM CLYDE R. "Abe," "Porpoise," "WhiHie," Pa. Football Squad "lVIumpsey," Uniontown, CI, 2, gl, Team QQ, "A" in Football, Tug of War Team Ci, 2, 3, 4.jg Clean Sleeve. The father of our flock from the earliest days of Beast Barracks, -'kAbe" bears the responsibility of his large family with a won- derfully easy conscience. His countenance is like unto that of the har- vest moon, and some say that he gets full with the same unchanging regularity. This last, though, we neither admit or deny, but leave 'Abew to get out of the scrape the best way he can. As a section marcher in plebe camp "Abe" had his troubles, and so seldom did the sun go down on a skin list that he didn't head, that pretty soon special forms were issued with his name already printed at the top for the convenience of the Corn's clerk. uWhifHe's" return from furlough was heralded throughout the country by an illustrated article in uTown Topics," and ever since he has been beseiged by reporters and chorus girls begging for his picture. ANDREWS, FRANK-M., "Andy," Nashville, Tennessee. Acting Sergeant, A. B. 'lHe it was, so rumor has it, Rose before the early cock crew, Rose before the cursed "hell-cats," Rose before the sleepless bonoids, That he might send unto a maiden In a far-off distant city, Words expressing his affection." And the really hates worst of it is, it's all true. No wonder K'Andy," who notoriety, begged that a blank be left after his name. He was not always thus, for there was a time when he had few social pretensions and would much rather sleep than spoon, but now the only attraction that can drag him from Flirtation is the pleasure of tying his legs around some poor flea-bitten polo pony for an after- dinner romp with the tacs. "Andy," though, for all his spooning pro- pensities makes an excellent neighbor, is a solid Democrat, and knows a good 'ggrindw when he hears one. Ee HOWITZER - 'Pi--5 f' .Xa 'few iii?ifis5f55:ifiQ'i:.l T .le A ' ' if 1'agf1f21'f2'12li2i-:if '- Clufma in Cvcdu-na.. , ARDERY, EDWARD D., "Microbe," "Spec," Virginia City, Nevada. Sergeant, Acting Sergeant. With the aid of a powerful microscope you may succeed in "find- ingw this molecule though all the uP's" in our land of ufesses' never could, for, strange as it may seem, he's a very minute speck and yet one of the biggest uspeesn that has ever held up' a straggling tenth. Notwithstanding his insignificant size he has already boned up a bluff on Tom Jenkins, and it is said that the "long horses l' in the gym run whenever they see him coming. A notable musician, "Spec" regularly makes the evening hideous between supper and call to quar- ters by trying to see how many different languages he can make his Cornet speak at the same time. BARTLETT, GEORGE G., "Rum," "G. G.," New York City, N. Y. Sergeant, Acting Sergeant, Outdoor Meer Cz, gjg Hockey Team Q2, 3, 4j3 HOWITZER Board. "Then if he says he loves you, It its your wisdom to so far believe it As he in his particular act and place May give his saying deed." Truly a versatile gentleman and one gifted with a remarkable vocabulary. He believes it is to the scandal and disgrace of the Corps of Cadets that his classmates cannot recite all their lessons in French, for, although he browses with the goats in Math., he has thrown a diamond hitch on the first place in this pet language of his, in fact, he believes French to be the only language that gentlemen can speak nowadays. With the aid of a few picturesque phrases he can convince you that West Point is but a suburb of the lower regions and incidentally make you ashamed of your own feeble knocks. A most talented grafter, he is fond of telling the gullible ones of how he used to Heece the ulambsf' and of that momentous occasion when he smoked the pipe of peace with Tammany. fl BRADSHAW, JAMES S., "Brad," "Broad-head," Super- ior, Wis. Corp., Sgt., Actg Color Sgt., Assistant Stage Manager Hundredth Night QD, Stage Manager QQ, Hundredth Night Committeeg A. B. it Bradn was run out of his home town by his own admission, so that is why he is here. He has long been one of F Company's own, and may be seen with the noisy crowd almost any time-except after taps, when wild horses couldn't drag him from his pillow. He once aspired to be a "make" and travelled some distance along the road of Quill, but-well, the summer was hot and the "gold-medal" comfortable, so 'kBrad" concluded that a gun was good enough for him, and took out a life membership with uThe Boys." His career as a stage manager has been a howlingsuccess, and it is rumored in high circles that he recently declined a handsome offer from Charley Frohman. f2Ze HOWITZER 45 67:36, B1-1 -11fg IQ. 87400 BRETT, MCRGAN L., "Tow," "Daddy,,' "Sue,,' Cleve- land, Ohio. Clean Sleeve, A. B. Born during the closing days of the Civil war, K'Daddy" passed the best part of his youthful days as stake driver for a surveying party in the swamps of Florida. He managed to escape the alligators, but was caught embezzling his employer's funds, and was sent up to the Point for four years at hard labor. uTow" is very painstaking in the means he uses to preserve his health, and the serious thought he has spent on this subject is probably responsible for his white head and wrinkled brow. But all the same "Daddy's" chuckle is worth going miles to hear, and with all his faults we love him still. BURLESON, RICHARD C., "Dick," "Burly," San Saba, Texas. Actg. Sergt.g Hop Manager Cz, 3, 4j5 Fur- lough Committee, A. B., Tug of War Team fz, 35. 'lFor thou art long and lank and brown As is the ribbed sea-sand." Born and raised in a mesquite thicket in NVestern Texas, this long-legged specimen with a lean and hungry look emigrated from his native podunk full four years ago. Up to this time he had dieted principally on fricaseed prairie dog and was truly wild and woolly, but four years' constant association With men from such states as Arizona and Nebraska has civilized him till now he stands without hitching and is versed in all the arts of spooning. In fact, we think we are safe in predicting that before many moons "Dick" willbeliving in his own hymeneal shack somewhere out on the prairie dog hills around old San Aritone. BYRD, GEORGE R., "Oiseau," Wincluester, Va. A. B., Clean Sleeve. "Cassie, I love thee, but never more be officer of mine." Some assert that this is a new discovery of the Archmopterix variety, others. that he belongs to the Vegetable Kingdom and is only a common piece of wood. The latter theory is untenable as investigators have actually heard him articulate. Generally sleepy and resembling the mud-turtle in habits, he sometimes startles us by sudden bursts of wit peculiarly his owng and he is always ready, nay anxious, to enter any sort of contest involving physical strength or skill. The interior workings of his mind are complicated, and it is generally conceded that he could stand one in his class but for his inordinate desire to break it off in the "P's." He HOWITZER Qprntuat A f fa . - :.aw:a:1isz:z:14:: et. r , , , -' ' -- rg? r g if: if as i f rg : may CAMPBELL, ROBERT N., "Bob,,' johnson City, Tenn. Actg. Sergt, Lieut., Asst. Manager Baseball Team QQ, Manager Baseball Team QD, Indoor Meet CI, 2, 3, Q, Expert Rifleman, Rilie Team, Northfield Delegation, A. B., Fourth of July Orator, Toasted "The Riding Hall," New Year's, IQO6. "Bob's" one redeeming feature is the great amount of expression in his plain but honest countenance. A member of the W. C. T. U. and the most consistent "goat" in the Academy, this substantial citizen believes that the chief aim of man in this life is to bone gallery. Acting on this hypothesis, "Bob" never fails to have some stunt set aside for the next L'platoon" that may wander by. Is a fiend at target practice and is one of our two Expert Riflemen, but he can also 'Lshoot his face" about as well as he can his gun. CHAFFEE, ADNA R., "King," "Kid," Washington, D. C. Corp., Sergt., Actg. Ist Sergt., Lieut., Hop Manager QQ, Furlough Committee, A. B., B. A. The uKing" Was sent to us from St. Lulce's School Where he acquired his blase manner, but this same manner has carried his bluff through many a tight squeeze and has been his stock in trade. His ambition is to be shut up in a room full of "Bull" With orders to smoke his Way out, and he is in constant training to meet any such contingency, should it occur, and carry it off with his customary sang fraid. A prominent member of the F. S. G. Committee, he has been knighted by the president of the same for his mathematical and schol- arly demonstration of the fact that "it is easier to carry it than to roll it." His fanatical devotion to his varlet, i'Spudge,', has long been the Wonder and admiration of those households Where domestic har- mony is a thing unknown. Long live the "King"! CLAGETT, HENRY B., "Sue," "B. L," At Large. Corp., Actg. Sergt., Lieut., A. B., B. A., Sharpshooter, Rifle Team. L'Sue" declines to tell where he came from so We infer that the bailiffs are after him. However, We do know that he became acclimated at Lieut, Braden's before blowing into this summer resort. He has ever been an ardent admirer of his wife, and, as harmony in the family is a pretty good sign, he has been stamped as O. K. by a consensus of opinion. He once aspired to be a sport but the lack of puuctuality of a certain railroad soon brought his nose back to the military grindstone, where it remains to this good day. Y lx Yie HOWITZERi 47 -i .., A is , gp' 1 , .is-,,s5a,:,1.t ,. H . 2,41-' , -. " .- . V ' .' .f' 9535? "' i 5-'-,-:Q:1t':3,'. 'f.:-'-IZ.-:1gf:'i'Z'F - V ' 'f vt- ' " ijfffi-1:1 via: 'f -af 411' ' ii''i""1f"-?F!:'iIifQZ' " j 5,4 V ,1'g.A3.sg. CONVERlSE, GEORGE L., Jr., "Connie,,' Columbus Ohio. Furlough Committee, A. B., Clean Sleeve. 7 If you want to hear a good rumor, go to "Connie" If you are down on your luck and Want to find someone who can't be beat in wielding the sledge hammer, Why Converse is your man. The rea- sons are obvious-'KConnie', is more or less of an anarchist and is Nagin the government." He believes, for instance, that the para- graph forbidding cadets to keep ua servant, dog or canary bird" is an invention of the devil, and hence need not be strictly adhered to. "Connie" hates L'femmes"-whether the feeling is mutual or not, we wouldn't like to say. COOK, FRED A., 'fFat,,' "Cookie,', "Fritz," Post Mills, Vt. Marksmang Tug of War Team, 19043 Clean Sleeveg A. B. In this well-fed member we have a real exponent of the 'LPure Vermont Maple Syrup." He has the fat man's proverbial stock of good humor, and not even Fulton can disturb him. The simplicity of his childhood still remains with him, for, when told by certainmem- bers of the fair sex that he was ua dandy good looking fellowf' his wrist watch was not enough to save him an absence. He prides him- self upon missing the furlough banquet, upon never having gone on leave, upon never having worn the Com's badge of servitude, and upon his fine figure-notice, he is not fat! DALEY, EDMUND L., "Mick," VVorcester, Mass. Sergt. Actg. M. Sergt., Lieut.g Outdoor Meet CID, HOWIT- ZER Board, Speech, Furlough Banquet, Star QI, 21. A Dublin face With a Yankee accent might possibly describe the exterior of this son of Massachusetts, but this is not all for under his bushel there is hidden a very kindly light. K'Mick" believes in deeds, not words, and none of his lower ranking classmates will ever forget the times when he placed his mathy shoulder to the wheel and helped them over the hilly road of Conics or Calcule. An inveterate spoonoid, "Mick" has pledged "his life, his fortune, and his sacred honor" to this art but for fear that he may be inclined to deny this for state reasons, We call on his record for L'lates"' and "blue notes" to testify that it is even so. Naturally he declines to be interviewed on the question as to Whether he Will live at the club or keep house. 7242 HOWITZER ccwaanmgceaoog ...il.-...l.l- illil252!iii21ii3i2i52:v"l ' a.1fifzzsi232aq?2aj55 1513" 'i fI5f5iEF5'QEQ5'?5',' 1.:I.g1.. 'cgi . 2t5EQ'Q1Q1'f1l2iQgf??5f'l?5. 1 -1 ' . 4 y f E'fg2'fZ1 ii. .152-22-Mq23:,.1rg'.-, , A ggw. DWJQ-Mrwi 7-Eff Tjtfilff rr f 1. DAVENPORT, CALVERT L., "Daw," Augusta, Ga. A. B., Clean Sleeve. L'Dav's" dialect proclaims the fact that he sowed his wild oats in the good old state of Georgia, but during a four years' ac- quaintance with the Academic Board this native inflection of his has been preserved only by the most careful hot-house culture. He still has fond memories of the sunny days of plebe Math. when he, in com- pany with the other D's attained the dignity of the third section where for three whole weeks they basked in the sunshine of 'lHappy" Ham- ilton's smile, and threw chalk when they should have pursued the proverbially nimble tenths. Since general transfer, consequently, he has been a most persistent "goat," and is always present when the june birthday presents are handed out. "Dav" has been a prominent member of "The Saturday Walking Club" for four years now and claims to have Walked home and back six times in the course of his perambulations on the area. DE ARMOND, GEORGE W., "Skinny,,' Butler, Mo. Sergt., Actg. Sergt. uSkinny" believes in standing in the way of sinners, and as a result has usually been sized up as being much worse than he really is. He's an accomplished kicker, though, and when his steam hammer begins to work, you are convinced that all the knocks you ever heard before were but acorns dropping on the roof when compared with this mighty sledge. For one thing, he believes that a cadet was not cut out to be a ufBridget" and he objects to Washing down the woodwork in his room every morning, as this would necessitate sign- ing up for more than the regulation one bath per Week. A Well-favored lad forsooth, his career here has been a four year's struggle to he al- lowed to inhabit his shell in peace. DICKMAN, FREDERICKYT., "Diclc,', "Fanny," At Large. Corp., Co. Sergt., Lieut.5 l-lop Manager Q3, 4b. A dashing spoonoid, a capable polo-player, and a sweetly pretty youth withal, K'Dick" is one of our prize possessions. His repu- tation, such as it is,'Was mostly acquired in his heavy spooning forma- tions, though he is a regular attendant at all of Smith's "'Auspicious Occasions." We are but speaking the sober truth when We say that "Fanny" is one of the Pillars of Post Society, nor does his ability as a diner-out require an extended mention-suffice it to say that lately 'lDick" has seen the error of his way and now longs for the time to come when he may settle down in a Wigwam of his own and become a law-abidingfcitizen. X. Ee HOWITZER 49 ll 99am rl .ml i A 99? -dxf '51 ,, , 220. D -5 W : ' ' . 1:-:ga-:-:+g-:-'. -. ' X --, .-.- -s . , .- , tk j:5...f r 555.. " I V v,.- :1.i..,f,::-:-111.5 . 1 gg x f I f 1 1 f Cf I T r K , E l I WA 4 tgea .dgxyfgr ' -:W ..I.1:-13.15.35,.::Q:3g.,:3:f:fQ:EE ' Y'-"f'1f'P424' .1 . ., ,,,,.,,,,,,,,,, , , c..gv.,a,..:-.g..,. . ,.,, I." MQ.,-, ,.,,,- . .,,r. .,..,, ,. .. 7 if, . .1 . :gi ...i ,. .1 ,..f..J.. DONAHUE, WALTER E., "Kate," "Dongan," Zanes- ville, Ohio. Chairman Hundredth Night Committee Caste C2, 3, 4jg Secretary Dialectic Society QQ, Presi- dent C4.Qg HOWITZER, A. B. "Are women books?" says Hodge. uThen would mine were an almanac, to change her every year." NVe drew this bit of femininity from Georgetown University where he had been doing time in the Monastery. He decided to lay aside the cowl and, being anxious to do a few stunts on the stage of Mills' Theatre with a little soldiering as a sort of a stand off, he came to the Point. A Russian by birth fsee Almanark de Gothab, he hopes to con- tinue doing that kind of business for a firm by the name of Roger and incidentally to wear a red stripe, red cravat, have a red automobile, and make his surroundings red after June. Here's success to "Kate" and the Company. DOWNING, Fiuzoeaici-Q B., "Chick,', "Fritz," Sharps, Va. Corp., Sergt., Actg. Serge, Hop Manager fa, 3, AQ, Furlough Committee, Speech Furlough Banquet, Toasted IQO5 New Year,s Dinner. Captain Tug of War Team QQ, B. A., A. B., HOWITZER Board, Star Cz, 353 Toasted "The Corpsu New Year's, IQO6. uChick's" umake' fell from grace in yearling camp and mighty was the fall thereof, for no amount of conscientious bracing Cof plebesj or judicious, application of the quill since then has sufliced to regain for him those provoking chevrons. Why he hasn,t succeeded is still a puzzle, unless it is because he smokes too much, for in this science "Chick" is a past master. He makes it a point never to smoke more than one "skag" at a time, but outside of this, places no restric- tion whatever on the amount of 'KBull" he consumes. g'Fritz" can't work and to "spec" he is ashamed, so while he stood one in Engineer- ing, in History the "goats" claimed him for their own. ELSER, MAX A., "Crup," "Else," Corsicana, Texas. A. B., Clean Sleeve. "Crup" landed here in 1901 but soon developed such a liking for the pride and pomp of cadet life that, when invited to remain for an extra year, he made haste to accept. Another reason for 'KCrup's" acceptance is his sincere attachment to the Cavalry, and to the "galleries" that go therewith, in fact nothing makes him feel so good as to have a chance to bring palpitaticn of the heart to a galaxy of 'lfemmes' watching him in the Riding Hall. Except when on horseback, though, uElse" shows a general disinclination to work of any sort and has sometimes gone so far as to occupy his apartments in Purley's Hotel during the entire week he should ha.ve been at home cleaning up the room. Re HOWITZER :GLM-7 Q. izamed sslftaeg UZMZAI3. Saliimfcl I FINCH, HENRY A., 'tBull,,' "Judge,', Huntsville, Tex' Corp., Sergt., Lieut.g B. A., A .B.g HOWITZER Board, Star QI, gj. "He reads muchg He is a great observer and he looks Quite through the deeds of men." The ujudgen says he used to be a cowboy, and people believed him until he fell oil a standing horse and broke his arm. This about Wound up his reputation as an equestrian. 'When he is not listening to the Adjutant's special orders about himself, he is Writing cute sayings on the margins of his text books for the ediiication of such careless "goats" as may get his book by mistake. He has rnade a record as a Speck, Spoon, Sport, and general good fellow. The Howl-1-zen predicts success. FOX, HALLY, "Hooley,', West Point, Miss. Clean Sleeve. "The sleeping fox catches no poultry, Up! Up!" Some people say that "Hooley" used to be hilarious enough in his native piney woods, but during his stay at the Point he has cultivated a "repose of manner" that won't allow him even to crack a smile without figuring before hand on the amount of energy nec- essary, in fact his meek and lowly department has caused a good many people to put him down as being hen-peeked. The HOWITZER however, has a pretty straight tip that l'Hooley" is only hibernating till graduation, and right here let us say that when he does wake up, it's a ten to one bet you Won't be able to see him for the dust. Is going to live at the club as Math. has not carried him far enough yet to figure up married life at 8116.00 per. GATEWOOD, CHARLES B., "Gate," Fort Apache, Ariz. Corp., Sergt., Lieut.5 B. A., A. B.g Fencing Squad fl, 2, 3, 4.55 Expert Rifleman, Rifle Team. L'Gate" has a Way of his own for doing everything but he has the knack of getting there just the same. In camp his tent was furnished with all the modern conveniences from a complete electric light plant to a speaking tube connecting with the Com's tent, the latter being for the use of his Wife, "I-Iatrackf' Besides being a crack shot, l'Gate" can draw anything from a ufive and ten" to a physical conception, and is an artist of no mean ability on the piccolo. The mournful strains that issued from his tent at night used to cause a waste of much good profanity on the part of his unappreciative neigh- bors. K'Gate" is an excellent fencer and rider. In the latter he was especially noted last summer for the artistic way he used to drape him- self over the fence around the "Bull-pen" of such evil memory. T x., He HOWITZER S1 GILLESPIE, ALEXANDER G., "Gilhooly," "Count,H Gaines, Mich. Corp., Ist Sergtg Football QI, 2, 3, 4l, Captain Football Team, "A" in Football, A. B., B. A., Toasted "Athletics," New Year's, 1906. Here's a bit of spruce from the Michigan timber belt that can speak Scandinavian but claims to be of Italian descent. He is gullible and unsuspecting by nature, and is desperately afraid of the cars, in fact they say he had to be blindfolded and led on the train that brought him back to the Point. "Gil" was champion all-round toast-eater of the football squad, but on the field is one of the best ends in the country. Occasionally, however, he lets his temper fly away with him and then addresses his opponent in no uncertain terms. His most effective threat is, 'KDon't look at me that way, stranger," and this, if properly applied, he says, never fails to have the desired effect. GREEN, JOSEPH A., "Happy Hooliganf' Cherokee, lowa. Corp., M. Sergt., Quarter Master. Behold the august keeper of the trunk-room key! Somehow or other he doesn't seem imposing enough for this weighty job, but then he's in with the Tactical Department. Born wooden, 'lHappy" lived nobly up to his birthright all during plebe year, and consequently stood in line for a high-ranking Corp. in yearling June. On his return from furlough he solemnly swore he'd never be caught at another hop, with the usual result that since then he has missed just one Che being in the hospital at 'the time with exhaustion brought on by an all day spooning formation the day beforej. Once he aspired to be a second Bill Cody, but Earnest policed him so suddenly one day that he received a permanent set, and now he has decided that the cavalry is no branch for a gentleman. .l-:ig jcfsn Ca 'fdffrdo-:cn HENDERSON, JOHN C., "Jack," Newport, R. I. Hun- dredth Night CI, 2, 3, 45, Committee QQ, Choir QI, 2, 3, 4.5, Leader QQ, HOWITZER Board, Clean Sleeve. uMy only books are 'woman's looks And jolly's all they taught me." ujackn spends his time warbling sweet nothings to everyone l from his latest flame to Mike the policeman, for he is a songster 1 you see, and thereby hangs the tale of many a moonlight night. He wrecked a happy home by his solo in the 'klilopersn and encouraged l' by this success, he, assisted by the l'Pantry Quartet," has been wreck- !! ing them ever since. An accomplished spieler, he is generally con- li ceded to have the largest line of small talk ever displayed at the Acad- emy. Says he came here to study Ornithology-birds, buzzards, cuckoos, owls, etc., and has found at the Point a most excellent course in this branch of science. "Jack" is a friend of everybody and all join in wishing him a long life and a merry one. 'Ee HOWITZER ,NW sei? '97 NU, f' iI7If '- '.at:..i.,, ,. . t ' 'et X r N 7:i:2',f,-S5-?:7f15:' " " H, - ' .-...1., A . :-:'fir:3?s:r4:r:rI: -1.4.5 4 . 12LE112i.i:25:i 55 ' - Q., zg3:51:-yt?-L-Ig4,.j.,z..:.N , :,.. 4 's -ft, :.. ., -W .asrsrs244'-as-1:::2z:ff:' I ."-fre, , 'gw ' ir. j 'lilafii S, is-5A.f7llmf+9Y HETRICK, HAROLD S., "Hatrack," "Het," "Sheeny," Norwich, Conn. First Corp., Actg. Sergt., Lieut., Hop Manager Czj, Football Squad QI, 2, 31, Outdoor Meet QI, 2, 35, Editor-in-Chief HOWITZERQ Furlough Com- mittee, Star QI, 2, 3, LQ, Athletic Representative fl, 2, 3, AJ, Marksman, Basketball QI, 2, 3, AQ, Captain Bas- ketball Team Q3, 4b. "Grammarian, orator, geometrician, painter, gymnastic teacher, physician, fortune teller, rope dancer, conjurer-he knew everything." This universalvgenius came to us from Yale and has spent most of his unoccupied time taking the money of the unsuspecting Harvard men among us. He has frequently. been accused of boniug tenths, but if his traducers were to drop in on him any evening about nine o'clock, the volley of snores which would greet them would cer- tainly change their views. Most of his efforts have been crowned with success except the time he tried to organize an uAnti Fussers Leaguef, "The evil which men do lives after them," and the Howirzea will surely be his monument. He expects to set up a Philippino establish- ment on or about November first, and cordially invites his friends to be present at the killing. ' HORSFALL, LLOYD P., HL. P.,,' "Hors," Prairie du Chien, Wis. Corp., Actg. Sergt., Outdoor Meet Q2, 3j, Rifle Team. The University of Wisconsin is responsible for "L. P." and nat- urally he strenuously objects to any football conversation, in fact, he strenuously objects so often that he has become our prize wielder of the hammer. He says he won the pistol championship, but subsequent events have disclosed the fact that he rode Montgomery in the com- petition, so his claim has been turned down by-the Anvil Athletic Asso- ciation. NVhen he isn't spooning, "L. P." is lamenting the loss of a fine goatee that he sacrificed on the altar of military ambition. His motto, uDon't give up the tenths, boys," has made his record in the section room an enviable one. HOYLE, RENIE E. DE R., "Red," New York City, N. Y. Corp., Sergt., Lieut., Baseball Squad f3j, Indoor Meet f3j, Outdoor Meet fz, 35, Furlough Committee, Hun- dredth Night Committee, Cheer Leader QQ, North- field Delegation, Toasted "The Ladies," New Year's, IQO6. L'Red" can truly be said to 'fbone gallery" for he it is who gets out in front of the stand and by numerous contortions conjures a uhorse laugh" out of the Corps. Was in "D" Company in camp, but when we moved to barracks the Com. put him over among the barbarians to do some missionary work. uRed" says if he could only get rid of the bucks the rest of the company would be O. K. He is addicted to uchewing the rag" more than the law allows, but his harmless prattle, instead of being objectionable, is very soothing after the weighty utterances of such deep thinkers as 'kBeno" Madigan or H-johnny" Pratt. These are merely l'Red's" superficial traits, but he has a host of others that make him as jolly a fellow as ever trod the thorny path to Graduation. The HOWITZER 53 HUMPHREYS, FREDRIC E., "jo-Jo," New York City, N. Y. Corp., Ist Sergt., Sergt. Major, Adj., Capt., Outdoor Meet QI, 2, 3, 4Q, Fencing Team, "A" in Fencing. "Jo-Jon is of uncertain nationality. Some claim that he is a Slav, and others, that he is of unmixed Dutch descentg however this may be, you may rest assured that he has plenty of gray matter in that cocoanut shaped head of his and therefore is by no means as easy as he looks. Is quite a favorite with the T. D. but justly so, for he has won their good will in a most legitimate manner-that is, by presenting them each week with a fine lot of apples. A confirmed bachelor and a clever fencoid, ujo-Jo" has visions of a little shack oE by itself where he can practice under ATO der weer clous' to his heart's content. HUNTLEY, HAROLD W., "'Dine," "Tiger," Oneida, N. Y. Choir Q4jg A. B., Clean Sleeve. ' Here is one of the original members of the l'Pantry Quartet." Is gifted with a delightful barber shop tenor, in exploiting which he has robbed the Corps of more than 3000 hours of sleep. " 'Dine" has never had a "make" and isn't likely to get one till graduation, but all the same his swagger is worth at least four bars, and is the envy and admiration of all aspiring plebes. Lately he has become quite a ridoid, and almost any bright day you will 6nd him out on the road trying to convince the natives that Lindsey isn't as easy as he looks. JACOB, RICHARD H., "jake," Waukesha, Wis. A. B., Clean Sleeve. i "jake" entered with the class of 1905 but missed connections in yearling January and was forced to wait for the 1906 Limited which leaves the Point on or about June twelfth. During his stay 'kjakew has developed into an indefatigable tennis player, a pretty fair golfoid, and a whist sharp. This latter game is his especial favorite and you can find him with the "Hippers" almost any time he hasn't a previous engagement on the area. He tied for second in the vote for the 'lhandsornest man" and will take the Cavalry if Montgomery doesn't kill him between now and graduation. Re HOWITZER WMM a. ' Qtmoptottca . . a221f121a-Zfflfs? 1 1.2-:wr Marr?-1 .Y 4 - , 'I 655.2-isf,,...i,. - JOHNSON, WILLIAM A., K'Wali VVah," "Johnsy," Roch- ester, N. Y. Corp., Sergt., Lieut., B. A., Outdoor Meet fgjg HOWITZER Board, Chairman, Bible Study, Y. M. C. A. C415 Star Cz, 3, 4.5. 'KA very gentle beast, and of a good conscience." After leading a quiet life as a book-keeper, "Johnsy" thought he would make a dig for the Army, and started on the long, still hunt after utenthsf' His success is shown above. Early in the game he developed a large bump of appreciation for the beautiful in art by long perusal of a photograph, and since then has been doing stunts for the HOWITZER. He is a charter member of the uPlatoon Club," and may be seen any Saturday going the customary rounds of the person- ally conducted tours and little journeys 'round Flirtation. He hopes to marry on graduation day. JONES, RALPH A. K'Rah Rah," "Model," "Sister,'l "Jonah," Jamestown, N. Y. Corp., Sergt., Co. M. Sergt., Actg. ISI Sergt., Lieut.3 Outdoor Meet QI, ZD5 Choir CI, zjg Basketball QI, 2, 3, 45g A. B. L'Rah Rah" was a Mellen's Food baby in his youthful days and even now occasionally cries for Castoria. Such a childish trait however, does not prevent him from being a graceful gymnast, and a clever basketball player, nor does it keep him from making at all times a conscientious effort to get his shoulders back. ujonahh so- journs occasionally With the 'Kgoatsf' but, during these short visits he has taught them how to call for the book in such a diplomatic manner that the instructor is left with the impression that they are doing him a favor by accepting this assistance. "Sister" cheerfully recommends 'KMadame Recamier's Cream" for the complexion. KIEFFER, PIERRE V., "Dutch," Philadelphia, Pa. Actg Sergt.g Furlough Committee, HOWITZER Board, A. B. A queer admixture of Dutch humor and udeadbeatisn is this spec- imen from Pennsylvania. He has never in his life been seen working, but stands pretty Well in his class, so the only inference is that he has a bluff and knows the working parts thereof. He has acquired the art of knocking to a certain degree from long association with his wife, Geo. Converse, but, as a general rule, he is far too lazy to give Vent to an exhibition. His name clearly outlines his French descent, and he claims to have been an intimate friend of Louis XIV. 'iDutch" is the inventor of NRye-Without-the-Rock" as a sure preven- tative of cold, and has developed a constant dread of that terrible ail- ment. Expects to live at the "Canadian Club" after graduation. 7242 HOWITZER 55 - ..T.7--1T--11- ,i1 " 195 gxg1-f KING, JOSEPH C., aloe," "Darius," "Rufus,', Mus- catine, Iowa. Corp., A. B. "He's tough, ma'am5 tough is C.- tough, and devilish sly." This prize pumpkin from Iowa used to be a wind jammer in the Artillery Corps, but grew tired of tooting someone else's horn and picked out the Point as a fine place to try a solo on his own. That lie has succeeded is "easily shewn," for "Joe" has become a most capable performer, and blows loud and long about the times he used to hob-nob with the tacs. He has waxed fat and prosperous during his four years' stay, and way back in yearling camp managed to get a 'Kmakef' the T. D., however, soon got a line on him, and now "joe" is saving money on the chevron question. LANE, WILLIAM E., jr., "Pat," "Shady," "Bill," Peekskill, N. Y. Corp., Co. Sergt., Actg. Sergt. Major, Lieut., Football Squad QQ, Baseball Squad CI, zj, Team C3, 4.1, "A" in Baseball, Indoor Meet Tug of War Teamg Outdoor Meet QI, 2, gb, Hundredth Night Chorus QI, 2, gjg Choir. ' The Pride of Peeksl-:ill sought his early training for military suc- cess at the Oakside High School where he made such a hit with the local press that a special correspondent has followed him ever since. As a chorus girl he has been a howling success-so much so that the management threatened to fine him if he didn't put on the soft pedal now and then. In regard to his military career, his worth went uri- recognized until yearling September, when the Com. hastened to cor- rect his error and forthwith made him a Corp. The Peekslzill Yellow journal says he is soon to be a general. His baseball career is too well known to comment upon, as it was his good right arm that brought heart failure to the Navy invaders so often last year. LEWIS, CHARLES A.,,"Pot," "King Cole,', Newburg, Ind. Corp., Co. M. Sergt., Lieut., Football Squad Cz, 3, 4.jg Tug of War Team QI, 2, 3, 4.jg Sharpshooter. 'LPot" tripped lightly into the area somewhere back in nineteen- one and in all his actions since, it can never be said that he did not carry weight. He was early picked as a winner as his chevron bill will show, and, had it not been for his bump of curiosity the time he explored the mountains in the vicinity of the seventh regiment, he would probably be uamong those present" today. He occasionally gets a mad Spooning Streak and "bones" hops right lustily for a sea- son, but usually one may find a "Pot," a pipe, and a welcome over in the Second Div. me HOWITZER ay:-Q 25:25:51-f-lg.-1-e, 'ff , ri! , t:5f5?25'a:5Ee2f1-lfli 'fan-.ra 5:35:-:ggi-1-5,1-iz. Eg' 35.- f,.,,.,,,5f1gg'g:,: X... H , . ., +gg: : . 1313 AA, 1 ' 2.iz2ij.,.'. ,,.Z,":,-1,-...Q - 'ms V,- I 2,-g.g!',..1 .p l at-'...-,iz 1- i::5.:5,-,,E.,:,-:,v- -1. ,i I , s ii i levi' If j " -7:-, wa' li ' '-'El ai--"QQ ffefifma y J. 3 LOUGHRY, HOWARD K., "Tubby," "John W. Gates," Monticello, lnd. A. B., Star flooking backward, CI, 2, 3, 453 Clean Sleeve. ' "My friends and money gave out at 3 A. M." After successfully running the machine in Indiana and the Mich- igan Military Academy primaries, he descended on us in June, 1901. By looking at his serene countenance,,one would never guess that behind it lay the brain that sent stocks flying upward, or the acu- men that could post definitely "in the usual place" the exact order of the ponies in the afternoon race at Gravesend. He knows person- ally every horse that ever ran from Lindsey to Major Dangeriield, and can give their pedigrees without losing a tenth. He expects to run for Congress in 1908 and cordially invites his friends to call on his secre- tary, k'P1upy" Shute, and get a seegar together with one of his picture cards. LOVING, JAMES J., "Joe," Pine Bluff, Ark. Corp., Actg Sergt., HOWITZER Board, Marksmang Star QI, 2, 3, 47- UI do know of these That therefore are reputed wise For saying nothing." ' ujoel' gives it as his fixed opinion that "every man should receive according to his capacity," and therefore he makes no bones about serving notice on his instructor whenever he Wants a max. He is a nimble pated youth and such a mighty strangler of the tenths that even a 'lgoat' would starve on the few that escape him, while his belt is well ornamented with the scalp of many a bad tenthoid, "Joe" is particularly quiet to be such a precocious youngster, and he makes a speciality of domestic tranquility, in fact, he and uWesty," his Wife, are such model cadets that it is positively discouraging to start a rough house in their neighborhood. Provided he can postpone his debut long enough, "Joe" hopes to be a bachelor. MCMILLAN, WILLIAM T., "Mac," "P. D.," Philadel- phia, Pa. Corp., Color Sergt., Lieut.g Football Squad CI, 2, 3, 455 Fencing Squad QQ, Sharpshooterg Tug of War Team QI, gj. This garrulous professional beauty hails from the tall pines of Pennsylvania where he acquired his lumberly manner and pic- turesque countenance among the coal fields. Although a little late getting away, he struck his military gait at the end of 'yearling camp when the Com. gladdened his heart with a pair of golden chev- rons which he has hung on to ever since. His great ambition has been to be the champion L'fusser," and when a fair one spotted him as the class beauty in yearling year his cup of joy was full-until the rest of the crowd heard about it and then the cup sprang a leak. He expects to start a double establishment shortly after June, and the class ex- tends its congratulations to the fair Captor but thinks she'l1 have to hurry if she expects to be the better half of the manage. 'Ee HOWITZER 57 MADIGAN, MATT E., t'Colonel," "Beno," Frankfort, Ky. HOWITZER Board, Clean Sleeve. With such a felonious cast of countenance, this descendant of Daniel Boone may be taken as a typical Kentucky colonel. Besides this facial qualification, 'lBeno" has acquired a taste for all things drinkable, and possess a thirst of which he is justly proud. The "Colonel's" sojourn at the Point has been one long struggle for social recognition, and a wild scramble for the tenths. As for the former, the less said the better, since he never even got an acting sergeantcyg but with the tenths, he is always "a-gittin of 'em some." "Colonel" is the originator of the now famous, K'We have met the enemy, and they are hours-behind us." MANCHESTER, PAUL R., "P. R," "Billy," Pawlet, Vt. Sergt., Lieut.g Hundredth Night Chorus Q2, 3j, Caste CQ, Hundredth Night Committee, Choir, Sharpshooter. UP. R." is another one of those close harmony boys that ought to be prosecuted for frequent and unwarranted disturbances of the peace. However, there are two extenuating circumstances which so far have kept his scalp intact, he is a fiddler of wide repute, and he makes a most fetchingly Winsome chorus girl when on the stage. But for MP. R.'s" hddle the k'Pantry Quartet" would have received long ago the hanging they deserve, while his performance as soubrette in our Hundredth Night Play was well worth the admission charged. In spite of his numerous denials, he is a self-made spoonoid, and scored a very palpable hit in hrst class camp. MATHEWS, PHILIP, "Phil," "Mathy," New York City, N. Y. Corp., MI Sergt., Lieut., Capt., Fencing Squad, Manager Basketball and Fencing Teams. "Phil" has many homely features, but not a single dishonest one. An accomplished knocker, but a most miserable 'kfess" as a spoonoid, he still manages to retain a high seat in the synagogue re- served for the quilloids. This we hold is due not so much to his abil- ity in manipulating the quill as it is to his screeching good sound-off at drill, and his magnificient disregard for his clothes in executing the orders of his superiors. To prove that he has never been a tenthoid, uPhil "points with pride to the fact that he has never stood higher than during the days of plebe Math. when he was well up in the seventh section along with his alphabetical neighbors. Us HOWITZER lifter C1,.,a.aJfvxf1AL. . i1.- 4- - ,Wa-:. . " O . e P5 1 5 f .:'afE?a3:11z:'15.. ' 'x- : ,- ' : " , -hffrhefif -z .. H l 3:6111-aus' A L f. -1 -1 iE?2ift1?1iE5fi'1i':'i5 -. , ,1 . 515.-1:-:iifl-:if " ' iE53,.3 212- 5.152 ai .. ?f " ix: ,gi Kg' cjfrifsf tc f . N 2213 V . f 4 'V .miie lgjfmifb 972417201- MAUL, JOHN CONRAD, "Dutchman," "Bill," Buffalo, N. Y. Actg. Sergt. , 'ijohn Hoffbran VVurtzburger" is perhaps the most generous, good-natured Dutchman that ever rolled along his genial way. His first two years were uninterrupted series of ubumpingsf' but after that we became accustomed to his elephantine antics, and settled down to enjoy his broad grin and invariable good nature. He has been noted chiefly for doing the Tactical Department out of a leave every Christmas and June since plebe year. John is a blind speck, but ever since the time he turned two pages at once in his recitation he has lost his bluff and remains at rest among the butting tribe. MCFARLAND, EARL, "Mac," "Bessie,', Topeka, Kan. Corp., Sergt., Lieut.5 Furlough Committee, Northfield Delegation. "Mac" started life as a bank clerk, but, though aware that the pen could withstand a greater bending moment than the sword, he picked out the right crowd back in 1902, closed his eyes, and jumped into it. That he landed safely is apparent to everyone for since plebe year uBessie" has been pacing, pigeon-toed by the way, the straight and narrow path of military renown. ,He has, however, a way of blushing when one points his finger at him that makes his tormentor wonder if he hadn't better beg him to stop before he hurts himself. Ordinarily he is very quiet and well-behaved but on one or two June leaves and things he has let himself out and has been brought home hilariously "full" on caramels and marshmallows. METTLER, CHARLES G., "Met," "P. D.," "Deacon," Danville, Pa. f Actg. Sergt.5 Football Team Cz, 3, AJ, "A" in Football, Tug of War Team CI, 2, 313 Outdoor Meet Q2, 35, HOWITZER Board, Secretary and Libra- rian Y. M. C. A., Toastmaster Furlough Banquet. uWith a smile that is childlike and bland." In spite of a most expansive smile, MP. D.ls" misdemeanors are notorious, for, though most of the time he is painfully sober, even then he is always diligent in evil doing. On the football field, however, his behavior is propriety itself. No matter how much they may step on him, walk on his ears, or treat him as a door mat generally, he always comes out of a scrimmage with a grin which announces to all observers that somewhere under the pile he let the other fellow have as good as he gave. "blot" believes that a man to be really a success should be as large around as he is tally so acting on this policy he has made arrangements with the Anheuser-Busch Co. to enlarge his cross section-work to begin immediately after graduation. Re HOWITZER 59 QE: T - - Xawesoaoi MINICK, ARTHUR D., "Pat," "Cupid," Wichita, Kan. Corp., Sergt., Lieut.g Northheld Delegation, Outdoor Meet QD, Sharpshooter, Rifle Team. Here but for the grace of the Academic Board is a citizen of Kansas. 'sPat" admits that he came from the Anti-Sock State, but as he withholds his reasons for leaving his native sunflower patch we are left to conclude there must have been a bounty on his scalp. Like most heathen he is very fond of trinkets and during his sundry pilgrimages to Northfield has accumulated, along with several love affairs, a large stock of photographse-these he says were forced upon him by circumstances over which he had no control, but all we know is that they still remain to make his top shelf a wilderness of "femmes.' Except when he has been over-eating "Pat" is a pronounced optimist and there is a great demand for his latest phamphlet, How to Live Well and Die Happy on 33.50 a Illonlh. MORROW, GEORGE M., Jr., "Cornelius," Birmingham Ala. Corp., ISt Sergt., Sergt., Co. M. Sergt., Actg. ISt Serge, Capt., Assistant Manager Football Team QD, Manager "Cornelius" came to us from the University of Virginia, and We seriously consider sending down for some more like him. It is doubtful though if a more persistent gatherer and dispenser of rumors can he found anywhere, for, in this particular science "Cornelius," in collaboration with joe the policeman, rivals the most gossipy sewing circle that ever sewed. His diplomatic management of the football campaign last fall put his services as a professional chaperone in wide- spread demand. On one memorable occasion he received and enter- tained a cargo of ninety nfemmesn and, wonderful as it may seem, he still survives to spread more rumors. He is a prominent member of 'kThe Mutual Christmas Leave Protective Association." OLMSTEAD, DAWSON, "Nogi," "Klondike," Corry, Pa Actg. Sergt., Lieut.5 HOWITZER Board. This hale, hearty and blooming P. D. verily believes that he would have had a fief and vassals had he lived in the Middle Ages. He solved the g'Grand Tour" problem in Tottenic regions and, with the careful assistance of his friend, NP. D." Mettler, managed to get the range on schooners coming in by Garrisons. He never could under- stand why medicines of the same color have different tastes and for this reason maxed a cold by swallowing iodine for "Hop's" Cough mixture. He is still undecided as to whether he will keep house in a conning tower or take the cavalry. fZ.Ze HOWITZER Haut H , ,,a,- ,:r:"- ifif 'll 3. - i 3-itigxj 2 ' - ,H 2:1 . .. .i......l..1, l l , J ff M J. f is I ,y K 5 4- l af ,,,,,.,. .-Q., - V ' I " .-221.-1-.-.-.':'x-J.-. .QL "Ve PAINE, GEORGE H., "Agony,"' Scranton, Pa. Actg. Sergt.5 Fencing Squad Q2, 3, 455 A. B. Of no particular religion, and without any conscience worth men- tioning, this worthy citizen still manages to keep in the good graces of everyone. An enthusiastic member of the "Blue Ribbons," nearly every afternoon used to find him out in football togs gleefully besmearing himself with mud and gore. This caused his reputation to spread far and wide, till now there's not a student of Pratt Institute but quakes in his shoes at the thought of 'gAgony." Since he dropped this profession, he spends his spare hours down on the Hats "a-doin' his darndest' to coax a gallop out of some old weather-beaten plug of a polo pony. PARKER, CORTLANDT, "Cort,,' At Large. Corp., Sergtg Marksman, Football Squad QI, 2, QQ, A. B. uCort" is closely related to Cortland Park and there is a good deal of resemblance between the two, although the latter is not quite so heavily wooded. Being a keen observer and a famous wielder of the sledge, it is a delight to all his friends to sit around during spare hours and hear him let himself out on the general trend of events. Lately, however, these little usocialsa' have become less frequent for uCort" believes that it would be a disgrace for graduation to arrive without our knowing it, so he spends his leisure moments keeping a sharp look- out for June, and in the meantime enjoys very much watching other people do the work. PELOT, JOSEPH H., "Minnie," "Dimples," Blackburn, Mo. Sergt., Actg. Sergt. All blushes and dimples, uMinnie" sidled into the area away back in 'oz. He says himself that he came here because he didn't know any better, and freely admits that what he then did in haste he now repents of at leisure. K'Minnie's" youth and innocence once led him into a fatal error. Someone took a pair of his shoes when he wasn't looking and uDimples" forthwith wrote a letter, faultlessin Hpurity, propriety and precision," to the First Captain requesting the immedi- ate return of the stolen property and apprehension of the criminals. We draw a curtain over the scene that followed the publication of 'gMinnie's" ultimatum, but that well-deserved 'lbumpingn is still fresh in his memory. 'Die HOWITZER 61 T" Nfalf' . . . 2. -- ai, out X X s rw it if limb W x S l ful X I any . l f ' L., .,.,,.tQ .. .5 t at.. Q :fa X aw SS f I Qc.. .................................... If ifzfS??1EQff,3i2f:5,Q-I "". 751"I3ii1E,i1,! L ' Wg: - .- , . ',isIfi.ifli'5Q12E-.-iii.. sfif '3 . 'viii .- -"s1 ' -"'- Q 55: fig t":'2rT A ' rl .- 'N : PENDLETON, ALEXANDER G., "Sep," "Zona," Globe, Ariz. Actg. Sergt., ,025 Rope Climb Cwon '00, 'oijg B. A. 'KI have had playmates, I have had companions. In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days, All, all are gone, the old familiar faces." This last of the L'Seps" was turned over to us by 1903 and we like the sample. He left cow-punching to come here about the time that Tony was playing in the drum corps. Back in 'oz he de- parted on a tour of Congressional investigation, but after a thorough study of legislative methods returned to our midst. Since then he has spent most of his time trapping tenths in Engineering, and discussing crop reports with 'K-Iohn W. Gates." Has the distinction of being the only man ever hurt by Lindsey. He was not preceded by any relatives, but is General Winfield Scott's plebe. 2:41 PENNELL, RALPH MCT., "Happy, Kui-oki," "Gen- eral,,' Bilton, S. C. Fencing Squad fzjg A. B., Clean Sleeve. 'lKuroki" began his early training at the Bethel Military Acad- emy, but soon found his various talents suffering for want of exercise, and forthwith moved his headquarters to the Point. He gives as a criterion of his success the fact that the great Japanese leader was -named after him. This young brave is a curious chemical com- bination, being part Cherokee and part goat Cmostly goatjg but, in spite of such a handicap, he has developed into a mighty horseman, with the proud record of having eaten and assimilated more tan-bark than any other man in the Corps. His enviable reputation as a general results from the fact that for four years he has been "Bob" Camp- bell's principal sparring partner. PRATT, JOHN S., "Johnnie," San Francisco, Cal. Corp., Sergt., Actg. Sergt.gLieut.g Football Squad CI, 2, 35, Captain " Blue Ribbonsl' QD, Indoor Meet QI, zjg Out- door Meet QI, zjg Sharpshooter, Rifle Team, A. B' Soldier, student, athlete, spoonoid-Which? All! These are some of the charges and specifications on which ujohnnien has been found guilty but there still remains a number of his iniquities which probably never will be brought to light. Some say that his ambition to imitate Napoleon is responsible for most of his misdeeds but this opinion, besides being pretty hard on Nap, is probably untrue and John's record is due more to the fact that he has left no stone unturned in his efforts to become an all-round man. In football he was the ferocious captain of the "Blue Ribbons" that led his followers to many a victory over the young ladies' seminaries in our neighborhood. 729.42 HOWITZER .1lf:xm - QUEKEMEYER, JOHN G., "Quack," "Yazoo," Yazoo City, Miss. Corp., Sergt. fColorsD, Lieut., Capt., Hop Manager Q3, 4b. "The jury passing on the prisoner's life, May in the sworn twelve have a thief or two, Guiltier than him they try." 'lQuack" left the cotton fields of sunny Mississippi to take a crack at the polo ball and do a few military stunts under the personal supervision of "the Bird." While not a quill by nature he landed on his feet not long ago with a pair of captain's chevrons, but this of course simply goes to show that not all the flowers bloom in the spring. As a student, he is an earnest gleaner after the tenths, always ready. with some sort of an answer to any kind of a question, and, while we must admit that occasionally his answers are correct, it can- not be denied that "Yazoo', often shows a tendency to change the author's version. In history, for example, he used to say that he couldn't see how a trifle like 2,000 years made any difference so long as the principle remained the same. Besides his good record as a bonoid and polo fiend, "Quack', has worn out five dress coats in the service of his country. RILEY, JAMES WILSON, "Jim," "Pat," Bamberg, S. C. Corp., ISt Sergt., Capt., Hop Manager QI, 2, 3, 453 Choir C4jg HOWITZER Boardg Marksmang Speech Fur- lough Banquet. 'kPat" became accustomed to playing soldier at the South Caro- lina Military Academy, and has been going it ever since. Even as a "tin," he was a frantic spoonoid, for he believes that one cannot devote too much time to the choice of a helpmeet who in after life is to sew on all his buttons for him. As a natural consequence, he can't be excelled as a writer of billet doux, and already has the record of more proposals than any man in the class. WVas not preceded by any relatives, but has a young and ambitious kinsman against whom he has a grudgeg so he says he is going to advise him to adopt the military profession. He claims to be a descendant of the Hon. VVilson Whiskey. ROBINSON, DONALD A., "Bob," "Bobs," Seattle, Wash. Corp., Sergt. Actg. Ist Sergt., Lieut., Hop Manager C255 Musical Director Hundredth Night QQ, Hundredth Night Committee, Furlough Committee. The Com. couldn't get along without him so threw in another year just for good measure. He knows personally every soldier that ever lived, from Julius Caesar to B. Richardson, and has served with most of them. Never tires of telling about his bear hunts in Skagway, and his attack on Montauk Point in '98. Several times he has aspired to become a Benedict, but we are happy to say it has always fallen th1'ough, and uBobs" is with usyet. When he can forgetthe magic quill and settle back to the old times K'When We lived under the King," he is a prince of good fellows, but beware of his honor when on the King's business, as with flashing eye and stern gesture he will inscribe your name in the Book of Fate Without a falter. Ex- pects to join the Eighth Dough boys after graduation. i7Ze HOWITZER 63 l 54144.14 f1i,,!n..aZ il.l.,.. -1 anna aaa? ROCKWELL, CHARLES K., "Rock," "Charlie," Spring- field, Mass. Corp., Football Team QI, 2, 3, 4.1, Baseball Team CI, 2, 3, 4.1, HA" in Baseball and Football, Cap- tain Baseball Team C455 Outdoor Meet QI, 2, 3, LQ, Tennis Champion QQ, Furlough Committee. "Get your shoulders back, Mr. Rockwell, you are not at Harvard now!" No, "Charlie" doesn't brace much for he still has that good old slouch acquired in other and more joyous times, and won't discard it for anyone. A conscientious dead beat, he can't hear sick- call that he doesn't immediately develop some complication of his latest attack and wend his way to the hospital where recitations are not allowed to break in and disturb the peace. 'lCharlie" denies that he is as big a tenthoid as Geo. Morrow, but confesses that he is a self-made man and rather proud of the job-this we may as well admit, for he has certainly shown his ability to play almost any old game, to work anybody who isn't wide awake, and to get the tenths whenever he wants them. Rose, WILLIAM WATTS, "Willie," "Telemaque," Phil- adelphia, Pa. Hundredth Night Chorus Cz, 35, Caste QQ, Hundredth Night Committee, Choir C3, 4y5 HOW- ITZER Board, Furlough Committee, Outdoor Meet Q2, gjg A. B., Toasted "The President," New Year's, 1906, Clean Sleeve. fgWillie" came here as a fugitive from justice about 1901, and since then he has been handed down as an heirloom, till now, next to the "Sep," he is our oldest living inhabitant. During this lengthy stay he has accumulated a most marvelous assortment of yarns, a few of which are thought to have in them some shreds of truth, but some, we must confess, have none. "Willie's" 'fmannern is the despair of all ambitious tenthoids. He looks so pale and overworked, so abused and misunderstood, that it seems as if only a hard hearted villain could rob him of the decisive tenth. Yet this is often done, and uTele- maque' regularly spends his Winters with the 'sgoatsf' SCHULTZ, HUGO D., "Schlitz," "Goat," Beatrice, Neb. Sergt 'kThe horn, the horn, the lusty horn Is not a thing to laugh to scorn." After a few years of scrapping in the Philippines, this Warrior bold was thrown off the train at Highland Falls. Here he specked enough to take the only "exam" he ever passed, and has been resting on his laurels ever since. "Goat'5 entered in '01, but was such a good fellow that the Academic Board kept him back a year by way of ex- ample to the youngsters. His motto has been, k'Never bone what you can bugle," and he has consistently lived up to it. He prepared at Lieutenant Braden's and at the University of Nebraska. fZZe HOWITZER va, nga? ss----s ll'f"""""W"'i'D ' H '11'Q.'57-25512-.p 4-:i.l121,5 " fi? A af,,g,:s',j'g-.g512z'i1z V if 5? .1e5i.s,gi13-ig :-1' ,ljlf f " 542.2231 ' 4 il 'fi 5fE44.Ef'1-2'fZQIi?55'-- "" 'Q.'23'f.f f SCHWABE, HARRY A., "SWabie," "Squab," Charleston, W. Va. A. B., Clean Sleeve. Here We have him! Straight from the V. M. I, 'GSwabie" tried for three years to teach the Tactical Department how to pro- nounce his name but finally gave up in despair. Generosity personi- fied, his house is the general loaling place for the impecunious ones who are ujust out of Bull" or dying of starvation. He has driven every section in Math. that the class has sported, so his qualifications as a general oflicer are far in advance of the ordinary graduate. We predict a speedy rise to the financial height of his far-famed name- sake, provided he can break his habit of giving away everything he owns. - SHUTE, MARTYN H., "Plupy,,' Matin," Ellsworth, Me. Football Squad QI, 2, 3, QQ, "A" in Football, Tug of War Team QI, 2, 3, AQ, A. B.g Clean Sleeve. 'KYours very respectively." "Matin" started falling on the toast back in 1901, and kept up the good Work straight through till last December. He is mainly notorious for his ability to outdo his sometime Wife, Loughry, in dead boating, and for being a "scab" in the scrub football strike. Though his reputation is a bit shady on some lines, he is all to the good as a scribbler,-his famous letters fin Sunday Evening Anzel made such a hit with the Academic Department in 1903 that they gave the signal, 'gShute back," in order to send him over for a touch down in June, 1906. SMITH, E. DE LAND, "Coco," "Rameses," Pontiac, Michigan. Corp., Co. M. Sergeant, Actg. Ist Ser- geant, Lieut.5 Furlough Committee, Business Manager of Howirzeng Outdoor Meet Q2, 35, B. A.5 A. B. "Smitty" has wended his dignified Way with us for four years and has come to be regarded as a masculine Minerva by the unini- ated. But We, who know him best, long since discovered that under- neath his calm exterior lurked a keen appreciation of the good things in life which placed him in constant demand for all gatherings of an informal nature. His now famous saying that H This is a most auspi- cious occasion " has come to completely supercede the Governor of North Carolina's suggestion to the Executive of South Carolina as a means of passing the time of day. Although scoring the fair sex for the greater problems of How- 1TzER Finance, Damon and Pythias were in the rear rank compared with his devotion to his Wife K Bunny." We prophesy a long and dignihed career to this Wise one and wish him God speed. He HOWITZER 65 gy! mf 1 i i1. Zta: SNEED, BYARD, "Benny," Mcloeansboro, lll. Actg. Sergt., Lieut.g A. B.5 B. A. "They say best men are moulded out of faults, And, for the most, become much more the better, For being a little bad." Started tilling the soil and throwing a few bluffs out in Illinois about 1881, and has been doing the latter ever since. Says he came here because he did not know the place as well as he does now, so we infer that his chevrons have not yet healed his area blisters. Of uthings in general," he thinks the General has the upper hand on the things. Right again! Byard! Your perception of things of national import is as clear as your ability to pick a winner, or find the man who holds the "old maid" in those little games on rainy Saturdays. SPURGIN, HORACE F., "Spudge," "Bug,,' Washington, D. C. lndoor Meet Cz, 3,5 Outdoor Meet Q2, 313 A. B., Clean Sleeve. Princeton is responsible for L'Spudge," and a dence of a lot it must have on its conscience, for he is the laziest mortal in the Corps, "Oiseau" Byrd even not excepted. For three long and dusty years did L'Bug" "bone make." Never was there such a scouring of tin cups or polishing of dress hats, yea! mightily did he strive for favor in the eyes of the T. D., and great was his reward in the end. "For faithful performance of his duties and soldierly conduct under most trying circumstances," uBug" was awarded a Company clerkship! Since this promotion, however, 'KSpudge" has steadily retrograded, till now he does little besides knock on the compulsory chapel services, and regularly carries a pillow with him to church on Sunday morning. STURGILL, WALTER S., "Daddy," "Colonel," "Fred- die," Sturgills, N. C. 'Corp., Sergt., Lieut. 'KSaid the governor of North Carolina to the governor of South Carolina-H Truly this courtly and antiquated type of the old-style Col- onel rnust be a relic of the anti-bellum days. Once, years and years ago, he attended the North Carolina College of Agriculture where he learned to grow everything but hair. Why he came to the Point is not definitely known, but there is a well-dehned rumor that the advent of local option routed him out of his native pines and sent him in search of a place Where a good judge of liquor was more appre- ciated. His first choice was the Point, so here he pitched his tent, and, though the wind has not been tempered to the shorn lamb, it cannot be denied that "Daddy's" four years' stay has been a great success. 722.2 HOWITZER 45 4' c ' 0 ,,,,. 'er'-'W f' ,rw if A 4 ' X 9 5 Q t VTP I :rr ,, Q- 5-. ,V if-:ffEf:E:5-iE2:"r4Ef' -f -. - fi'x:ff1iv1f- .-.. 11:--1--11-11-1 Q..,J6Zm.,, E THOMPSON, MARCELLUS H., "Tompo," "Tommy," At Large. Choir QD, Hockey Team fl, 3jg Clean Sleeve. Prepared at Cedarcroft Qwherever that isj, took a few flings at Harvard just to limber up, and then lit here-these are the salient points in the past history of Marcellus H. 'LTompo" never has hurt himself boning, for he believes that a class doesn't amount to much unless it has a lusty bunch of "goats" to push it through. So in him We have the able leader of the left wing of our Company which is to graduate in June. He has a large line of bluff, but when you dig underneath this exterior, you Will find an 18 carat article. "Tommy" was "cup boy" in '82. TORNEY, HENRY W., "Harry," San Francisco, Cal. First Corp., CO. M. Sergt., ISt. Sergt. Capt., Football fl, 2, 3, 4.5, "A" in Football, Outdoor Meet, Tug of War Team Q2, 3, 4.jg A. B., B. A., Sharpshooter. This pious youth is an active member of Deacon Gillespie's Sun- day School class. He learned to punt in the cradle, and it is reported that when only four years of age he was full-back on the All- Nursery team of Arkansas. However this may be, it is worth a for- tune to see "Harry" hit the Middies' line, and this ability of his has materially assisted in the obsequies of four successive Navy elevens. He was also high on the ladder that quilloids long to scale when an unfortunate combination of New York and Sea Girt deprived him of his four bars, and started him on a long and dusty stroll across the area, until his fiercely military aspect frightened the Russian Peace Envoys into having him relieved. TURNER, GEORGE E., "Butts," "Georgie," St. Louis, MO. Acrg. Sergt.g Indoor Meet QI, 2, 3, 4j, Record Rope Climb, Record Fence Vault, 2d Class, Outdoor Meet fl, 3j, Reception Committee for Hundredth Night 1904.5 Speech, Furlough Banquet, B. A., Hop Mana- ger C2, 3, AQ. Here is one of old Missouri's best productions-a, "skag" fiend of the worst type. He got an idea somewhere that a cigarette improves with age and is forever hunting around for some old "stump" to smoke in preference to a brand new "tailor-made." k'Georie" is a punster by profession and though he does usually confine himself to retailing those aged and decayed 'lgrindsw that came over in the May- flower, we ought not to object, for they say his original ones are enough to upset the strongest man's digestive apparatus. Besides being an athlete and gymnast, our friend George is quite a philosopher in his own way. One of his maxims is, "Never spoon when anybody is looking." 77242 HOWITZER 67 ffl .,-.7 Zh . v.,'- -V .. cm Ya, '4gg'q1s"5'f::--,:, V , . 2isg?Q2, wf1:-f 4.. .1 , -. -r. 1 -. ..t ,, F .mtfsgziifgga -'fl-fi '59 -me " , X 'f'-X ,, - . .-fan.: L. - 1 ' .J WAINWRIGHT, JONATHAN M., "Jim," "Skinny," Chi- cago, lll. Corp., Sergt. Major, ISK Sergt., ISI Capt., Hop Manager Q3, 41, Marksmang Toastmaster, New Year's, 1906. This is IT-the summit toward which the Pampered Pets of the Powers that Be continually do strive, the goal of every good cadet's ambition. Many honors have been heaped upon his head,- so many that it's a wonder his slender frame has withstood their bend- ing moment without any more damage than giving to his knees a permanent set. L'Skinny" will long remember that awful Hallowe'en evening, when, just as he was making his most military salute and reporting, UA Company all quiet, Sir," about a ton of brick dropped on the roof of the First Div. "Skinny" collapsed on the spot and it took the O. C. a good hour's work with the sponge to bring him around. WARING, ROY F., "Nuts," HB. jf, Omaha, Neb. Corp., Actg. Serge, A. B., Outdoor Meet 'g 'Our armies in Flanders swore terribly,' cried my Uncle Toby, ibut never aught like this.' " Spent his early life trying to out yell all the Indians west of the Missouri, and we are inclined to believe he succeeded. Almost any day he may be seen executing his quaint antics across the area with someone in hot pursuit. 'iNuts" has defied all efforts at taming, and, though he says his P. C. S. is a railroad magnate, we have our doubts as to whether his administrative experience ever saw him higher than an ofilice boy. While preparing at Denna's Academy. he was known as the village bad-man, and was under bonds to keep the peace. He was voted the noisiest man in the class by unanimous ballot. WESTOVER, OSCAR, "Westy," "Legs," "Shorty," "Eastunder," Bay City, Mich. Corp., ISt Sergt., Capt., Football Squad QI, 2, 3, 4j, Indoor Meet CI, 2, 3, 455 Pierce-Currier Foster Cup QD, Outdoor Meet QI, zjg Sharpshooter, Rifle Team, Corresponding Secre- tary Qzj, Vice-President QD, President QQ, Y. M. C. A., Northfield Delegation Q2, 4.1, President's Conference, Y. M. C. A. QD, Toasted "The Armyf' New Year's, IQO6. L'Young in years, in judgment old." k'Little, but oh my!" is the general exclamation when these legs twinkle into view. He started out to be a soldier and uby grab!" he's going to be a soldier if it kills every cow in the barn. k'Shorty" began life shouldering a tin musket in the nursery out in Bay City, got transferred to Co. "K," 3d Batt. U. S. Engineers and then came here. It was pretty much of "from bad to worse and Worse to Ho- boken," but he says he hasn't regretted it, and we certainly haven't. He has made a success of pretty much everything and will carry away everyone's best wishes in June. 7Ze HOWITZER WILDRICK, EDWARD W., "Punch," "Ned," Blairs- town, N. Corp., ISf Sergt., Capt., Adj.5 Baseball Squad fz, 355 Sharpshooterg Tennis Champion C255 Speech, Furlough Banquet, A. B., B. A. "Cheer up the worst is yet to come." K'Ned" is a peculiar mechanical mixture and one that it would be well to watch. He' says he came here to be a soldier, but inci- dentally forgot to add a spooning clause to this announcement, and, as a result, has caused his classmates much anxiety by the frantic pace he has set, especially since furlough. A "shark" at tennis and more or less of a crack shot, "Punch" regularly pays his dues to the society of quilloids, but this should not be cherished against him, as otherwise he has proved himself to be an all-round good fellow who loves his pipe as well as the rest of us. WILHELM, WALTER M., "Kaiser," "Billy," Defiance, Ohio. Sergt., Lieut.g Football Squad QI, 2, 35, Team Q45, "AH in Football, Outdoor Meet, A. B., B. A., Tug of War Team CI, 2, 35. A tremendous bunch of bluff, is the 'iKaiser,' and he knows it too. . His ambition in times past has been to lead the Anvil Chorus, and, under the able tutelage of "Count" Gilhooly last sum- mer, he almost made good. Since then, however, what a change has come over the earth, for our sometime low-ranking buck is now a leftenant 'Kbe gad, Sir." He used to vigorously deny his Teutonic origin back in plebe year, but since meeting uDuruy,s General" he is convinced that the 'lDutch Companyw is the best company, and now claims to be a first cousin of the Hohenzollerns. Says he came here to get away from kids too small to stop yelling, so We infer that we haven't yet seen the last of the family, but all the same-"Hoch der Kaiser!" WILLIFORD, FORREST E., "Willy," Hillsboro, Ill. Corp., Sergt., Actg. ISt Serg-t., Lieut.5 Fencing Squad fz, 3, 4.5, Captain Fencing Team Q45, "A" in Fencing, President Intercollegiate Fencing Association, Speech, Furlough Banquet, Outdoor Meet Cz, 35. ' In L'Willy," We have an excellent fencer, and the making of a good L. P. Easily gold-bricked and slow to anger, he readily receives and assimilates every grind that comes his way, whether it be on himself or some one else. His one excuse for living is to get even with the Cadet Store. To do this, he expects some day to form a partnership with King Mack, take a hand in the 'kwash-stand fund" graft, and on the proceeds to cultivate a ubay window" to rival that of "Thomas the Frankfurterf, 'Die HOWITZER 69 We szff-xv r KN 39'e'a::-sg-V fs ' i YE?-1-4 , . :iz .. 1,-- . Q si r .- , - W "' ,- . .:,,L.,4.. .,,, ,u J 5'-255W'M"! ZIMMERMAN, HARRY D. R., "Cannibal," "Zim," Colo- rado Springs, Colo. Sergt., Actg Sergt.g Marksman, Tug of War Team QI, 2, 315 A. B. This Indian-fighting, gun-shooting, broncho-busting bad man is chiefly noted for the variegation of his summer attire. His tales of the woolly west are enough to curclle the blood of a fire-eater and he can show you the marks of many a knife-fight on his otherwise comely person. Now we do not Wish to give the impression that "Zim" hasn't been a model of propriety during his sojourn at the Point. Far from it. His conduct has been most exemplary, so this is only a former record and a warning to the uninitiated that he may some day break loose. fm., T l VI FN mek mix l K X' Y Y , Y K-.lckxxn X71 t MAS C INLMOSTF 1 ' , V XX-if lx O A - 1 . l l JUNE I, mo.-:'. 1, . E3 , V 5 . . 5 sf ' "L' ' ' Y l1OLRl51Y49 'ov V fl This is not a history in the strictly tech- fiiigift pb nical sense of that Word, but a mere retro- wu X , - ' - K-tEQ5KEHT'1 X spect of four years of cadet-life, and in a more particular way, a review of those four Jfimimmm. t, ' years during Which H IQO6u has been a class " fljfl at the Military Academy. To all such flifj reviews there must be the necessary same- q 5 ness that is inherent in all things militaryg .4 1 l and yet, despite this sameness, there are a ' i ' few things in which even a Class at the ffak Military Academy can show distinctive t f HWY 'Mx ,'r-r, traits and characteristics. In a large mea- 1 m!?ff4z t Q . Xojffx yA,,Z sure, then, our discussion shall be of those fk,L,NLI,f,0H. H features by which we may be known from the classes that have been, are, and will be. ' i These four ears have been an ek och . - r Y P ' in our lives dihferent from that which has t gone before and from all that to come. These ears have been filled with work , 1 Y f ' l' plenty of itg but in the intervals between ,.i.i.... 72 7Ze HOW,ITZER drills and lessons, short though they may have been, there have been formed friendships that will live 'till taps is sounded over the grave of the last member of the Class. Intimate relations have existed with other classes, and with the members of other classes, so that at the very outset We are almost at a loss to distinguish What is entirely and exclusively ours in all that has been done at the Academy since June, IQO2. V mt .,, as . si' WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT WHEN SKINNY WAS BUT A YEARLING CORP THAT SUCH AS HE WOULD EVER BE FIRST CAPTAIN? We Will assume that the reader has seen other class histories. We of IQO6 passed through the same terrors and hardships of beast-barracks, plebe-camp, yearling riding, and second-class Wave motion that come to each and every class. Qur fears and our mis- takes Were the fears and the mistakes that have been handed down Ee HOWITZER 73 as the heritage of eighty classes that have gone before us. It is our choice, therefore, to tell you here what each year has meant to us, what have been our relations with the dispensers ofthe gold- lace decorations, our drill-masters and task-masters, what MR. HUMPHREYS WILL GUIDE THE PROJECTILE IN ITS FLIGHT record in athletics, and lastly, what have been our few pleasures. Our plebe year ended with the class smaller by twenty members. Many had resigned, some to accept more lucrative employment, a common.reason given, some, because of nostalgia tinged with love sickness, but many were forced to leave us by a hard-hearted Academic Board. Many of those we lost were good fellows, and we .missed them all. Yearling year's struggle with Math.and Languages further depleted the Class, yet leaving those who went on furlough still more closely bound by the ties of good fellow- 1 ship that two years of hard work and a common longing hadfirmlycemented. Second class year found us a unit, no more losses were to be met with. Our studies became more technical in their l - ' character, and our THE oNl.Y Home we Know infikuence as 3 Class YEARLING IVlATH'FlRST SECQFION YEARLING MATH'THE GOATS ,4-x.. f f X W , f 3372, v 7 0511 ,J ,rv v . 4.4 ...4 F7 4 P' ' U-X.: '84 4- ,aw Wx ,..- lv-rr ' N ,.fff4'16,s, ,A MQ? fgyff .,. 'X "ifxH-5w,.g1f54'3Qf4'9"5V31gF'qJf-1 " wt' QMHJ4 9"ff'+ 4 ,wif +4 W , i,,,.f,,. .ag,,55WjWQaAz,,, . J1- , -M .ff M ,wg .,.-pf me ,, 4 r 1 f f' 22 ff:-'f t 'A' -1 3 ' , 1 1 W eg xv W 1 XV8 1 1 X ,mx 44 .-,f I"-if 1 f r 44 I' ww x-. s Qvf 16' .1 ,Zen . ,,:4...'v:f fy f , ,ff I f J vw --' 32. M-4 fi' ,an 1 4 g .-.4 , Az. 4-5 ,,4 n 46'.n'5- ,fe 04 ' 1-1. 1 jc? Wag 1-ww' W: -,Af . 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We feel, With a proper con- ceit, that the classes have been more firmly bound by a Corps spirit since IQO6 took the leadership than THE PAMPERED PETS OF THE NATION at any other time during our four years, and the fostering of this spirit is the charge We leave to the succeeding classes. Our relations With the Tactical Department have been most intimate. From the "dirt on the floor" to the Hcobwebs on the ceiling," from the soles of our Hununiform shoes" tothe "dust on the top of our dress-hats,". not one inch of our equipment, clothing or habitation has been free from their inspection or their too freely expressed criticism, as found in the delinquency list. They came, they saw, they skinned. Where once their feet had trod, never more grew a first grade. 'In their trail Was a long line of cons, busted leaves, DRAWING THEIR FIFTY CENTS l l A GARDEN PARTY and cold, cold Walks on the area. They have been, as ever, the evil that cannot be cured, and therefore must be endured. In the fevv pages of this history, justice cannot be done to our Work in athletics, suffice it to say that in football, baseball and fencing, vve have always been represented, and represented well. Each indoor meet has found us contesting for first place, We hold the tennis championship, and the first game of basketball ever played at the Academy Was vvon by a IQO6 class team. Our happiest moments at the Point can be summed up in the: very contradictory statement that We are happiest When miles avvay. There has been no year Without its little journey. Three times We Went to Philadelphia to trail the Navy colors in the dust, a fourth trip to Princeton added no less glory to our football heroes. A cold, cold trip on the "good old ship Pegasus" brought us for a short visit NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIX IN CAMP of thirty-tyvo minutes to New York, When, like "gay harbingers of spring," clad in White, We Hitted through March snoWs into Madi- son Square Garden for the military tournament. A year later We Were stranded in the Nlissouri mud of Camp Reilly, While acting as the Fair's "star attraction." Furlough came with leaden shoes, it Went with Winged feet. A hasty trip to the Metropolitan Art Museum followed a three-days' Visit to Washington, Where We attended the inauguration of Mr. Roosevelt. TWO days at Osca- Wana and four at the seashore, in the neighborhood of Totten, prepared us for the practice march that came later. Here Was shown the embryonic genius of the Nation's future generals. Many a chevron was Won or lost by those live days of hikes, practical NINETY DEGREES IN THE SHADE TEN MINUTES TILL PARADE tactical problems and bad grub. An afternoon and evening at the horse show, a flying visit to the Watervliet Arsenal, a sail down the harbor to Sandy Hook, and three days at Gettysburg but sped the time till happy Graduation Day. This has been our work, these our pleasures. The work has been with us always, 'the pleasures few, short and -fleeting, but the crown of our four years is at hand. To our friends, the lower classes, we entrust the honor of the dear old Corps, which we have tried to keep as bright as it has always been. Of you, we ask praise for our efforts, mercy for our faults, and a tear for our memory as the curtain falls on the last act of our Cadet life. THE GREAT WORLD LIES BEYOND FIRST CLASS MAKES cs. all s--fa'-we is X l' X MQ: l' ' f f A t f r ,f if 7 a s f .7-KA. YDEV N the distant future, when little Runt Ardery is a brigadier general, and John W. Gates Loughry is a senator from Indi- ana, our grandchildren may unearth these few statistics and be interested in them. "Nay?More," perhaps even now, John Maul and lWick Daley may peruse the pages with thevanxious faces of evil-doers before the skin-list-hoping against fate. At any rate, here they are, an excuse for the innumerable questions that First Classmen may remember answering last fall. Our class Daddy is Punch Wildrick, who will be twenty-five years and eleven months old at Graduation. The Baby is Minnie Pelot, who Will have reached the exact age of twenty-one on that "auspicious occasionf, Burleson is the tall man with his six feet two inches. Bartlett is the shortest. It is related of him that for six months before he took his entrance exams. he was afraid to have his top hair cutg and then he just made the requisite five feet three. Pot Lewis tips the scales at two hundred and fifteen pounds. This makes him our heavy-weight. ln comparison with him, Microbe Ardery with his paltry hundred and twelve is but a pigniy. s 726 HOWITZER 81 Turning from brawn to brains, we find that the class has no very pronounced Tenthoids. Apparently most of the men voted for their wives. There were a few dissenters, however, and Finch and Pelot finally won eight followers apiece. For some unaccount- able reason, also, two men voted for Hetrick. Cupid Minick is our champion Dis-boner, thirty-three men having evidently seen him cleaning his room for Sunday morning inspection. Seventeen others remind us of Susan Clagett and his fondness for explanations. Maul also receives honorable mention. Thirty-four men vote for Bob Campbell as the Gallery-boner, par excellence. Sixteen believe that Williford's chief delight is to have an audience. Thirteen is an unlucky number for King Chaffee, for it gives him the opprobrious title of P. S. Daleyls 'cSaturday Evening Post" brings him a dozen followers. The remainder of the votes were well scattered. Even Goat Schultz drew one. Loughry's fondness for the races makes him our Sport with thirty-six heelers. Donahue, too, is the real thing as thirty-two witnesses attest. Thirty-three believe Gillespie to be the B. J est specimen that we have. P. D. lVfettler's lack of subservience has gladdened the hearts of fifteen, and he takes second place. Who is the woodenest man?" "Why do you ask,', says Loughry, "what can be woodener than a Maul ?" Twenty-seven others are of the same opinion. Fourteen prefer Fox, and twelve 82 Ee HOWITZER Byrd, while eight have noticed the splinters falling off of Happy Green. h Rockwell is All-round Athlete, with forty-two of us backing him. Westover's performances in the Gym. make him the favorite of twelve, however, and ten believe Torney cannot be beaten. Bob Campbell has the Best Gpinion of Himself, according to nineteen men. Fourteen believe that Robinson expects to be a General Gfficer some day. Nine others have been noticing Willi- ford. Sixteen men have mistaken Thompson's Napoleonic bearing for a Grouch. Seven object to Loughry's reserve. Gthers think that Fox, Parker and Converse ought to go to a good show once in awhile and liven up. Even John Maul is considered sour by a few. Yet John wins the contest for Best Natured by the small vote of thirteen. The discrepancy is easily explained. As one man puts it, "He was the grouchiest Second Class year, the jolliest the rest of the timef' Mettler and Abraham are the other choices for most even tempered. Hetrick was voted the Busiest by twenty-three, Morrow being next with thirteen ballots, and Johnson third with eight. For ability to face about and sound off the author's exact words from the second line from the top on the left hand side of the page to the fourth line from the bottom, Ardery received an over- whelming majority of votes-forty-one in all. Eleven men, however, insist that Minnie Pelot's strict application to study should give him the title of Speck, and Robinson,s History section was solid for him. fZZze HOWITZER W 83 Daley's attempts to bugle on release from quarters won for him the admiration of twenty men and the title of Spoonoid. Riley's taking way with the ladies brought him ten followers, and seven men who had been out on the Post and had heard of "lNflayhew," voted for Wainwright. Thompson, Nl. H., is believed by sixteen to have the greatest Aversion to Work. He had to hurry for first place here, though, as Byrd, Loughry, Schwabe and Spurgin were all pressing him hard. John Maul voted for himself. Wainwright won in the contest for Quill, the choice of thirty of his classmates. Wildrick was a poor second with twelve followers. Olmstead wishes his vote for Morrow to count. For B-aching, namely willingness to talk upon all occasions before Reveille or after Taps, Wlilhelm and Waring tie with nineteen votes apiece. A number of men voted for Clagett because of the hole he has made in his First Sergeant's pile of explanation blanks. Eleven men consider Dickman the Spooniest. Eight are duly impressed by Wainwright in full dress and white. The remainder of the votes are scattered. U Minnie Pelot is the prettiest with twenty-one admirers. Eight think Kate Donahue should be Class Beauty. The rest of the men voted for their respective wives or for Jacob, R. H. Fourteen ballots gave Handsome Harry MacMillan the right to keep his title. 'Forney was his only near rival. Jacob again received the scattering votes. Westover is the Most Religious man in the class, fifty-three men voting for him. Johnson was the choice of the remainder. 84 'Ee HOWITZER i Tow Head Brett is probably pretty Blase. Gillespie is just as bad, however, for they each get nine votes. Rockwell is next with seven. The other candidates include all the bucks from Abraham to Zimmerman. s Last but not least is the Noisy Man. Who throws stones out on the tin roof on Hallowe,en night? Who disturbs our slumbers by rolling cannon balls down the stairs at midnight-and never gets caught? Here you have the answer-"Warins." He tries to make us believe that it is Zimmerman, but it is no use. 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' -: Q w ' 1512 - 32 i l '-ll2 f ' 2C lm-r lt- MCH ve-if f' U 4- .1 rim sf,- ur Favorites Our Favorite Mess Hall Dish is undoubtedly Hslumf' but Happlelpie Withf' soft boiled eggs and "toast With cheese gravyl' are all deservedly popular. The Best Game at the Military Academy is Football, with seventeen votes. Polo makes a good showing With fourteen. Strange to say, Fulton gets eleven votes for Most Popular Horse. Putnam and Lindsey secure five each. Eight men voted fo.r cold Water for their Drink. No eight other men could agree, so the main stay of the White Ribbon Band Wins. It certainly Would have taken a masterly mixer to quench the thirst of the rest of the class though. Four misguided youths, rich in chimerical equipment fund, mentioned Pol Roger, '93. But Mick Turner probably really expressed the thoughts of the majority when he said "Katie Donahue,s White Seal." Twelve earnest students prefer Roget's Thesaurus to all other text books. C. Smith, "The Red B. S." and the Cambria all receive honorable mention. 86 file HOWITZER Forty-one connoisseurs believe " Bulln to be the Best Tobacco. Handsome Dan is its only rival. The "Bull Hand-madev also Wins in the contest for Best Skag With tWenty-one votes. It Was a dark horse and finished strong When the "High Lives" split, Philip Morris and Pall Mall being each essential to the happiness of hfteen men. Some jokers mentioned the "Valley Farmw and "Le Maison de Mon Peref' but the Zlffurray Hz'll is Our Hotel-a unanimous choice. Good old Murray Hill! May it ever remain so. Of all the Tacs now here, the Coldest Maxes are "The Linc" and "Simple Simons," With tWenty-tWo followers each. We Want six more from the same Lodge. None Will call us their Favorite Class. The P's say that We do not spend enough time With our books. The ladies claim that We do not pay enough attention to the members of their sex. They do not understand us. So We must e'en speak for ourselves. Let us admit all of their charges-that We toil not neither do We spoon, yet, perhaps We try to get the practical part of the Work so that We can really do useful things at the proper time, and "When the right little girl comes along" she Won't care about our lack of practice With others. Moreover, When We graduate We Will go out a class Which for four years has been singularly free from all internal strife. We Will go out as brethren. THE ULL PEN .lf : fwf- 1 IPD 'W x- In I Agni . 1 ff- Cahill . i' " N 4- Q , ll' Q as Bn If dy fm, 5, I .f na I - 1 A-"wx ig llfajslclef .yl,,Vfl f? ,f Q5 ' I 5,3 f ix . 4 fe VZ ' lyff xl -F-A , U ,E '.,- -E v - , gf , -mim- '-". g I T. . 3 v,,. -, 'i I AIKEN, HENRY C., R. Illinois 2 BELL, JOHN R., Texas 3 BONNER, ELBERT W., Iowa 4 BOUGHTON, ROBERT L., Michigan BROOKS, CLARENCE M., New Hampshire CALVO, ARTHUR R., Costa Rica COVELL, GUY S., Michigan COWL, HARRY C., West Virginia 9 CRAFTON, DENHAM B., Missouri IO CROSBY, ERLE B., Minnesota II DAILEY, GEORGE F. N., Iowa IZ DALTON, LEO A., New .York I3 DRAIN, JESSE C., Pennsylvania I4 FREDENDALL, LLOYD R., Wyoming I5 GANOE, WILLIAM A., Pennsylvania I6 GARRISON, D. GROVER C., Illinois I7 GILL, GEORGE P., Illinois I8 GRIFFITH, RICHARD, Mississippi IQ HEYDE, CHARLES F., Ohio zo HOLMES, ROBERT W., New Hampshire 21 HOMES, MARSHALL G., Virginia 22 HOWARD, WILLIAM A., Michigan 5 6 7 8 Re HOWITZER HYATT, HARRY H., Ohio KENNERLY, CHARLES J., Tennessee LANIGAN, RAYMOND A., New York LAYFIELD, ERNEST L., Georgia LOCKETT, JAMES M., Large MACEARLANE, MALCOLM, Pennsylvania MERRILL, JOHN N., Jr., Maine MILLER, DANA P., West Virginia NEWBERN, ST. CLAIR, North Carolina OATES, WILLIAM C., Jr., Alabama PARR, CHARLES MCK., Maryland PECK, HERBERT C., West Virginia PRICE, WESLEY W., Texas RHAME, JOHN F., New York Sands, ALFRED L. P., Pennsylvania SAVAGE, SAMUEL W., Virginia SCHULTZE, LOUIS F., New York SEAGER, ROBERT A., Indiana STEESE, JAMES G., Pennsylvania STEVENSON, Clyde A., North Carolina STRONG, DON D., Georgia TERRY, CHARLES H., Missouri THORPE, TRUMAN D., California WATSON, EDWIN M., Virginia WATSON, JAMES A., West Virginia WESSELS, HENRY W., Large WHEELER, WALTER R., New York WHITE, ROBERT C., Missouri WOLEE, THOMAS L., Georgia img HOWITZER- 89 4 A+ 1 ,4 , 1i'aH5sf f, 0, -Gif! A U, ' .,, N 1,1 EQ: J, i 'QQ' "1l'- .. -, . 'YJ 7 ' 5 7 ff N " Z4-5 T, -,J ' l A -Gigi? .2 I V l I Q' -it S-:V 3 .w .-5 -Jigs . ,T A k r: " E J , , 3 L,51Hvww'v,4 , Wx AA4,g .ii q ,H , V -f , ' '5 J, 1- fri 'FR .3-J x' fufv' '14 , " K' - V -2455 VJ ' 41 1. N I 2 f- "F - All-51"f.1P"4 V , Y- F,- ly- ivy- ' 7 ' . - , -I . 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'M .K-"M 4:4 ,. f.- .. 1 1- 'iff 5 ,q,-3'-.--fc.x.f:f,sLf- ..-' :,.1,1., 4 . .,.., .ff-34 -. b .0 ,f , f9i:'f7"'Wf5Kf?'"1C'1?ff,-M3ci4:,m4: g w.,Lff,'w,,.f-.--:-4-w ."-7-Wffieib' 4-af '.4y1."L' 'Z ' I ffl- ,, . . .greg f- f. 4 4-..44f..,.,4,-A.-54.4 -a AN -...,- 4. .. , -9-X-f..,,, K, .. ,,, . v -Q . , f, ,, , ' g,fef?ff :Lf a 4 3 V7 iw 5 4 :gli r-raw-f-f-:::-A-,ff --' 4:'f.4-WN' -:LZ1-122-ff-"LE'414!'E.f.f'-H-'Milf-fic?2,25-".'2-if'-'-L3f.,.2t11'i- 1'-"'H-'Claw-:iz T 1'.P"'fE'u:4r" .E,-1,.w,Pf'1,'.4j 1,4 gr 4, G- :fin ,, " U5 "3 -' '1'J5gZa7i2::f5:i'f1i?fE+:'i.' 2?7Ei?7l52'1i1i'!?fi9 f5iL1'1'5Tl 517'-fi' PEE? 4 -frm! 4- gf4-.4w':fg1t11-,- 2,1 42 -if .,Q'fe-- 1' 1 AR-rn.LERY 921644 ,- g .lr ,-vias' 1-fp-1-J. , ,. , , .559-: 4 , f a-1' af? '-'-,Q-1:3:'ki"z,15:r' -u1'::4.1,4':ff,,.. 4, :Lf 1' ..,,, 1 H N, 1 V ' .. '11 .. ,.:?,.4f.f , -. . ZW 1121 4: "W '154ii"'5 " ' ff' 4, 5 ' ''fpQ+',.5-.'f-524:35 ,fa i fg fiy 3?K'W '4 .iizslivy i y , A ' 'V ' 4' fl-VL' www w f -1 'G f1751f?".w1 - 1 . 1 - .1-:,. 4- pQ3,1,:4x1 "1-if-:---qs: . L GAVALRY CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SEVEN A A a..-Q ' , 'N : 5. N x ef - , 5 A qw inn! figs? X003 X' IX 4: SN yf Yell Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Ray! Ray! Ray! Ray! U. S. M. A. , IQO7' C olor Maroon Hop Managers - EDWIN EASTMAN PRITCHETT HARRY STEVENS GILLESPIE WILLIAN DUCACHET GEARY HARRY PFEIL CHARLES T1LLMAN.I-IARRIS, jr. RICHARD HUNTINGDON KIMBALL Athletic M anager BENJAMIN FREDERIC CASTLE .S ,QW ,Ss white ALExANDER, PERCY . . ALEXANDER, ROGER GORDON ARNOLD, HENRX' HARLEX' . ARTHUR, ROBERT . . BANE, THURMAN HARRISON BARTLETT, GEOFEREY BOONE, ABBOTT BOOTH, LUCIEN DENT . BUTTLER, BRUCE BRADFORD CALVO, ARTHUR ROBERT . CASTLE, BENJAMIN FREDERIC CHANDLER, CLARK PORTER CHENEY, ROBERT MERCER . CHILTON, ALEXANDER NVHEELER CHRISTY, W'II.LIAM CARROLL COLEMAN, FRED HUGHEs COLES, THOMAS LEE Q COLLINS, JAMES LAWTON CRAFTON, DENHAM BOHART CRUSE, FRED TAYLOR . DAILEY, GEORGE FREDERICK NE DAWSON, WILEY EVANS DOAIC, SLOAN . . DRAIN, JESSE CYRUS DUSENBURY, RALPH XVAYNE IEASTMAN, CLYDE LESLIE EVERETT, GEORGE THOMAS FARIS, MELX'IN GUY . FARWELL, GEORGE WELLS , GALLOGLY, JAMES ARTHUR GANOE, NVILLIAM ADDLEMAN Y GARRISON, DAVID GROVER CLEVELAND GEARY, WILLIAM DUCACHET GILLESPIE, HARRY STEVENS GLASSEURN, ROBERT PRICE GREEN, ROYAL KEAIP . GREER, LEWIS VANCE . GUTENSOHN, ALVIN GUSTAV HAND, ELWOOD STOKES HANSON, ARTHUR WILLIABI . Shreveport, Louisiana Paris, Missouri Ardmore, Pennsylvania Webster, South Dakota San Francisco, California Brookline, Massachusetts Tyler, Texas Aberdeen, lblississippi New York, New York Costa Rica Milwaukee, Wisconsin Concord, New Hampshire Athens, Georgia Frazee, Minnesota Phcenix, Arizona Camden, Arkansas Cottonville, Alabama New Orleans, Louisiana Plattsburg, Missouri St. Louis, Missouri Council Bluffs, Iowa Portsmouth, Ohio Taylor, Texas Braddock, Pennsylvania Mount Pleasant, Michigan Vancouver Barracks, Washington Laurinburg, North Carolina Barnsville, Alabama Seattle, Washington Eugene, Oregon Jersey iShOre, Pennsylvania Centralia, Illinois San Francisco, California Detroit, Michigan Chicago, Illinois St. Charles, Missouri Beaumont, Texas . Gnadhutten, Ohio West Cape May, New Jersey . Forest City, Iowa 92 me HOWITZER HARRIS, CHARLES TILLLIAN, Jr. HARRISON, GEORGE RICHARD HAYDEN, HERBERT . HENRY, WILLIAM RUDICIL HILL, RAY CORSON . HOLABIRD, JOHN AUGUR HORTON, PAUL JONES , HOUSEHOLDER, EUGENE ROSS HOWARD, NATHANIEL LAMSON HUMPHREY, GILBERT EDWIN JAMES, STANLEY LIVINGSTON JENKINS, JOHN LOGAN KEELER, JOHN PATRICK . KILIBALL, RICHARD HUNTINGTON LANG, JOHN WALTON . . LARNED, PAUL ALEXANDER LAUBACH, JAMES HOXVARD LEWIS, EVAN ELIAS . LOTT, WARREN, Jr. . LOUNSBURY, ROBERT LEE . MAISH, ALEXANDER WILLIAM MARLEX', JAMES PRESTON . MARTIN, WILLIAM LOGAN, Jr. MCCAUGHEY, WILLIANI JACKSON MCCHORD, WILLIANI CALDWELL, Jr. MCLACHLAN, DONALD JAMES . MCNEIL, EDWIN COLYER MILLER, FAUNTLEY MUSE MOOSE, WILLIAM LEWIS, Jr. MORRISON, WILLIALI ERIC MORRISSEY, PATRICK JOSEPH MURRAY, MAXWELL . . OLCONNOR, JAMES ALEXANDER PALMER, IRVING JOHN . PARK, RICHARD . . PQTTEN, GEORGE FRANCIS PEEIL, HARRY . , PIERSON, EMIL PEHR PORTER, HUNTER BALI. POTTER, WALDO CHARLES . PRITCHFTT, EDWIN EASTMAN RICE, CHARLES HENRY RICE, ELMER FRANKLIN . ROEINS, AUGUSTINE WARNER ROCKWEI.L, LEWIS CASSIDY ROGERS, CHARLES DUNBAR . . ROGERS, NAT:-IANIEL PENDLETON, Jr. Mexia, Texas . Columbia City, Indiana Washington, District of Columbia . Rome, Georgia Toledo, Ohio Evanston, Illinois Winder, Georgia Delaware City, Delaware . Fairield, Iowa El Reno, Oklahoma Territory . Allegheny, Pennsylvania Morgantown, West Virginia Maryville, Missouri . Meridian, Texas Pass Christian, Mississippi West Point, New York Northampton, Pennsylvania Worthing, South Dakota Waycross, Georgia . Weston, Ohio Washington, District of Columbia . Slayden, Texas Montgomery, Alabama Macomb, Illinois Lebanon, Kentucky Pasadena, California Alexandria, Minnesota . Coal Valley, Pennsylvania Morrillton, Arkansas Brooklyn, New York Boston, Massachusetts Willets Point, New York Seney, Michigan Kalamazoo, Michigan . Warren, New Hampshire . San Francisco, California I Baltimore, Maryland Princeton, Illinois . Portsmouth, Virginia Casseltown, North Dakota Boston, Massacliusetts Laramie, Wyoming Fargo, North Dakota Richmond, Virginia Glendale, Ohio Seneca Falls, New York Plainfield, New Jersey He HOWITZER 93 ROSE. JOHN Bourzsxquor . RITTHERFORD, HARRY KENNETH 4 SANTSCHI, EUGENE, Jr. . SCOFIELD, SETH VVILLIAM SELBIE, WVILLIAM ELIOT SHEDD, XVILLIAM EDGAR, Jr. SNYDERg FREDERICK STORY . SOIxIERs, RICHARD HERBERT SPENCER, THOMAS CHARLEs STAVER, ROY BOGGESS STEESE, JAMES GORDON SULLIVAN, JOHN STEPHEN . SULTAN, DANIEL Isoiu TAYLOR, JAMES GILBERT TEALL, EDVVARD HALL THORPE, TRUMAN DARBY WADSXA'ORTH, LELAND, Jr. WAGNER, HAYDEN WAITE . NVATKINS, LEWIS HAY'ES WATSON, HENRY LEE . ' . WHEELER, WALKER RAYMOND WHITE, CHARLES HENRY WILDE, JOHN WALKER WILDER, THROOP MARTIN . WYMAN, CHARLES LLOYD YOUNT, BARTON KYLE Warrentown, Virginia Waddington, New York Salt Lake City, Utah Stamford, Connecticut Deadwood, South Dakota Danville, Illinois Elmhurst, New York Monroeville, New Jersey W'ewahitchka, Florida Chicago, lllinois Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Lake Charles, Louisiana Oxford, Mississippi Bellfonte, Pennsylvania Little Falls, New York Sacramento, California Amsterdam, New York De Kalb, Illinois Franklin, Tennessee New York, New York Oswego, New York Taunton, Massachusetts Hazleton, Pennsylvania Auburn, New York Painesville, Ohio Troy, Ohio 544 X51 W 'YE i' HISI WHY Qs 'N Xa- -ff 5 hw 4. 5 'x, J LAS N BOUT midday of June i I5 1903, there Wab- bled through the east sally-port, a most ignorant and expectant lot of pilgrims. Q3 Y i s 3 wairgi a f This Was "us.U To epitomize M I ' f. I v n XX I U - KW the sixty-tWo calibre idea that Qi s 1- - Q Y '1 'f 1 amz? qcrfisfsfssqzc t . 1'-xfk'-" .. " K :- -i:f:..:x2? ' i .r -. ' Q12::j.,:j:'f-:Z,.',,.C'-jii.-. '.1'S'2.-1:ES5:55:-'-'friafwrsiviwia '-"-"-rf . mil ' P 1 'za -2- . . .1 .-k- I 'S " . UT' ix Q, 2 . L V R K X11 lu K i A - , A ' hr- ' . N it . at M-Y' ' ' H' ella to Nay ,R Qi SHA 'fig Z U as "a. 1 'v f X it ' N if slim Y r I-1-70 . Ti 'N 1 N9 p i' , 4 'Q wb K 'iii ' ? : l 1 9 will i :5,-., zbfiiiiia' 11 ' ,, . - Yf fviii i qw V aaa 'f 333381 Q aaa r saga ZXJFW 592 " iff 'V ,f Vx' N at as ?f i We had formulated concern- ing the Utopian gardens of West Point, Were vain. Sullice it, that We thought We had reached the haven of our hopes, and from then on, life Was to take on a permanent tint of lavender and iris. Delightful dream! But no sleep is Without its oWn particular reveille. For a Whole year past, the little Podunks throughout the United States had buzzed at intervals With the neWs that "the son of one of our most prominent citizensf, Who had "graduated at the very top of his class," Was going to West Point to "prepare for the Engineers." Buoyed up by this Elysian idea, We decided that We Would not hide our light under a bushel, and prayed to be delivered from the sin of arrogance. But When the voluble thunder of Windy Jim sounded from the poop-deck, "You're a soldier noW, Mr. Hill," We discarded the bushel idea and began looking around for a pint measure. Our prayers, too, Were ansWered by a ministering spirit in the form of the yearling corp, Who fulfilled his mission With such effect that there Was no more successful arroganting done until the next June-for When a yearling corp fastens on to a plebe, it has to thunder before he loosens. And so, thus, poor luckless Sinbads, We started on our journey With our Old Men of the Sea. Re HOWITZER a 95 Beasts we truly were-for civilized man in all his broad- cloth was not dis- jointed like one of these. Here wewere told, "Accuse not natureg she hath done her part. Do thou thine." NOT QUITE WARM ENOUGH The Com. had seen one or two classes enter, so he lent his minions to the occasion and Nature did not toil alone. Too soon We learned the intricacies of the worship of the great god, Drill, under the spreading doughnut trees we made Python himself envious by our sinuous contortions. But after an aeon or two, we did move to camp. First relief. Let us draw the proverbial curtain before the tortures we under- went, with only one day of respite-the day the Juliets arrived. For then it was that we learned what prosperous things are the outcome of small beginnings, then we had a comfortable, cozy feeling withlourselves because there were beings in grey, more Wooden, more depraved, more gross than ourselves. And now to barracks, "tho' sleep I shan't, I fear." It wasn't - many days later that we might have been found, pointer in hand, facing an in- structor and telling him in a dazed sort of way that we were required to prove something. Often we really didn't know exactly, what A MOST ARDUOUS AND IMPORTANT DUTY 96 f2Ze HOWITZER We Were to prove, and in general Were at a loss as to the proper Way of going aboutithe proving of something We kneW We Were not going to prove. Bitter experience taught us that ceaseless spec and the alarm clock are essential accessories to the real tenthy tenth. Thus many a morning ingrim December Qtemperature O0 CD, We murmured droWsily the Words ofthe poet, "O, sleep, it is a gentle' thingf' ' HoWever, the pernicious habit of "beating down the daWn," didn't cling to us so closely that We could not give it the sign of the hot potato When We hied us to St. Louis. Dear old St. Louis! A GOOD PLACE FOR A CAMP What a glorious prologue to yearling camp! For, coming back, We shed our plebe skins, plastered With lvlissouri, alloWed IQO4. to graduate, IQO6 to go on furlough Qthis merely 'by suflaerancej, and burst by main Forse into camp With a noise as of something falling. Yearling camp Was a copy of all the yearling camps that have been since the nucleus of protoplasm Was a plebe. The heathen in his blindness boWs doWn to Wood and stone, but the yearling to the Baals of Music, Spooning, Tennis, Hops, and a dozen others. This Q- R b R 1 mfanafm DR. l4OEHLER'S SPRING TONIC GOOD FOR FURLOUGH MEN is his Work. So for recreation he rides, drills, and eats pie at P. Nl. E. One night in early summer he goes to bed, and the next morning it is September, and he has started a line of boning that makes his plebe course look like a saunter down Easy Street. But little is remembered of our yearling year. It is a chaos of Descrip, Conics, Calcule and Hwhat notf, as the Drawing De- partment says. VVe obeyed implicitly throughout the year the old command, "Give not sleep to thine eyes or slumber to thine eye- lids." Yes, We Watched many moons become full and sober again- only to tantalize our eagerness for that merry time Which the pro- phets call Furlough. Although We did gallop through the year like a cavalry plug on a practice march, still it took several decades of umbras and penumbras for June to hnally come. Second relief! 98 fIZe HOWITZER Merry, maddening, soul-stirring June! Thirteen days of ninety- two hours each and then-oblivion! Whenever any want-to-be-nice sort of fellow would so far forget himself as to mention West Point during the summer, we would adjust our monocleiand say, "West Point? Rully, d'y' know I think I've heard that name somewhere, but I cahn't place it. Is that the place where- ?" and that gener- ally silenced him. 4 - AUGUST 28, I905 ' Only a few days of unusual brilliance-then the stars went out. Great shovels of mud! This is the Murray Hill again. Ask a yearling, "What is August 23 FH he will smile cynically and want to know what more than usually ghastly thing you are talking about. Ask a second-classman, he will smile reminiscently and want to know-nothing, for he knows. 7Ze HOWITZER 99 . I. THE TRYSTING PLACE At present We are engaged in getting physical conceptions. Give us time and the proper data, and We can get a physical concep- tion of anything from a momental ellipsoid to the General Belknap. As far as the former is concerned, We have found that it resembles nothing so much as an Edam cheese. We Draw lines-draw lines-draw lines! Draw something-draw something! Work- Workl Ad Z-7175712-Z'ZfL77Z. Still, in the dim, dim distance, We think We see a small knot-hole about the size of a molecule, which lets in a ray of light, as yet opaque-a light called Graduation- Our third relief. Finis. m CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHT 4 XXXXXXXINIIIXXAX A ,Aj A Yell Ou I-Rah !-Rah !-Rah! I U. S. M. A. 1908-Eight! Eight! C olor Dark Blue ' H op M anagers NATHAN CRARY SHIVERIOK SIMON BOLIVER BUCKNER ' HARVEY DOUGLAS HIGLEY GEORGE RODMAN GOETHALS LEIGHTON WILSON HAZLEHURST, I HENRY FAIRFAX AYRES A thletic Representative ENOCH BARTON GAREY 2 ifflm, ATKISSON, EARL JAMES AVERY, RAY LONGEELLOW AYRES, HENRY FAIRFAX BAILEY, AGARD HYDE BAIRD, CLAIR WARREN BAKER, LESTER DAVID . BARKER, FREDERICK AMBROSE BEAVERS, GEORGE XVASHINGTON, BONESTEEL, CHARLES HARTXVELL BOUTON, ARTHUR EDWVARD . BOWEN, GEORGE CLEVELAND BROXVN, JOHN KIAIBALL . BUCKNER, SIMON BOLIVARA, Jr. BURNS, JAMES HENRY . CHANEY, JAMES EUGENE COINER, RICHARD TIDE COTTON, ROBERT CHRISTIE . COULTER, HALVOR GEIGUS CREA, HARRY BOWERS CULLUM, ERNEST GROVE CUMMINS, RICHARD EDGAR . CUNNINGHAM, JAMES HUTCHINOS CURRY, JOHN FRANCIS CUTRER, EMILE VICTOR . DEANS, ALLISON BARNES, Jr. DESOBRY, ELMER CUTHBERT DICKINSON, OLIVER ANDREWS DIXON, BLAINE ANDREW' . DONOVAN, RICHARD , DOUGHERTY, LOUIS ROBERTS DOUGHERTY, ROBERT STARRS ALOYSIUS DRENNAN, LEONARD H. . DUNN, WILLlABi EUGENE EDGERTON, GLEN EDGAR ELLIS, OLIN OGLESBY ELTING, STEXVART OSCAR ERWIN, WVILLIAM NVALTER EVERTS, EDNVARD ALOYSIUS FITZMAURICE, XVILLIAM JAY . FLETCHER, ROBERT HOWE, Jr. ECILA57 ES ,U W f pmevf-if U Z ...x ' f on-.4 by 1 S W ,, i , A 'Nw L Fowler, California Manchester, New Hampshire Jefferson Barracks, Missouri Benton Harbor, Michigan Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania . Bridgeport, Connecticut Astoria, Oregon Brooklyn, New York Plattsburg, New York . Trumansburg, New York . Columbia, South Carolina Jackson, Minnesota Rio, Kentucky Pawling, New York Chaney, Maryland Tacoma, VVashingtOn Quincy, lVIiSsouri Ogden, Utah Decatur, Illinois Athens, Ohio Glendive, Montana , Gloucester, Nlassachusetts New York, New York Clarksdale, Mississippi A W'ilSon, North Carolina Plaquemine, Louisiana . Springfield,Massachtisetts Vlfhitewater, Wisconsin . Paducah, Kentucky Governors Island, New York . San Francisco, California Chicago, Illinois Cedar Falls, Iowa llanhattan, Kansas .Ulvalde, Texas Burlington, Vermont Chapman, Kansas San Francisco, California Bucyrus, Ohio San Francisco, California W 102 726 HOWITZER GAREY, ENOCH BARTON . GARRISON, WILLIAM HENIlX', Jr, GI-ZIGER, HAROLD . . GLOVER, GEORGE BARRETT, Jr. GOETHALS, GEORGE RODBIAN GORDON, PHILIP . . GOTTSCHALI-c, TELESPHOR GEORGE GRISELL, ELBERT LYNN . . GRONINGER, HOLIER MCLAUGHLIN HALL, CHARLES LACY . HALL, HENRY WALLACE HANLON, ARTHUR JAMES . HARTLIAN, CHARLES DUDLEY HAYES, EDWARD SEERY 4 . . HAZLEHURST, LEIGHTON VVILSON, Jr. HESTER, JOHN HUTCHISON . . HICKAM, HORACE MEEK HIGLEY, HARVEY DOUGLAS . HILL, ROY ALISON . HOBLEX', ALI-'RED HAROLD HUGHES, EVERETT STRAIT . JACKSON, CHARLES SHATTUCK JACOBS, WEST CHUTE . . JAMES, ALEXANDER LONG, Jr. JARMAN, SANDERFORD . JOHNSON, THOMAS JEFFERSON KENNEDY, JOHN THOMAS , LAMME, CLINTON EDNVIN . LONERGAN, THONIAS CLEMENT LOUSTALOT, ALBERT LAWRENCE . LYICES, GIBBES . . LYON, JAMES WILBUR MARKS, YOUIR MONTERIORE MARSHALL, GILBERT MATILE, GEORGE AUGUSTE . MCINTOSH, LAWRENCE WRIGHT . MEREDITH, OWEN RALPH MILLER, EDGAR SIMPSON . . Denton, Maryland Brooklyn, New York East Orange, New Jersey Haddonfield, New Jersey Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts . West Point, New York Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pennville, Indiana Port Royal, Pennsylvania Princeton, New Jersey Huntsville, Alabama Canaan, Connecticut Brookhaven, Mississippi Waterbury, Connecticut Memphis, Tennessee Albany, Georgia Spencer, Indiana Cedar Rapids, Iowa Lawrence, Kansas New York, New York . lNIankatO, Minnesota Parkersburg, W'est Virginia . Berkeley, California Laurinburg, North Carolina Moriroe, Louisiana . Henderson, Kentucky Orangeburg, South Carolina Bozeman, Montana St. Louis, Missouri Franklin, Louisiana Lykesland, South Carolina Newark, New Jersey Boise, Idaho . New Or1eans,,Louisiana Washington, District of Columbia . Gardner, Massachusetts O'Neill, Nebraska Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MUHLENBERG, HENRY CLINTON KRESS . Lancaster, Pennsylvania MUNCASTER, JOHN HAROLD , NEWMAN, RICHARD DAVID NULSEN, CHARLES KII.BOURNE OAKES, CARL COGSYVFLL . ONBRIEN, ROBERT EMMETT . OSTERHOUT, GEORGE I'IONVARD, JI. PARROTT, ROGER SHEI-'FIELD PENDLETON, LOUIS LINDSAY Charleston, South Carolina New York, New York Greenville, Mississippi Lisbon, New Hampshire Lawrenceburg, Indiana Gardiner, Maine Dayton, Ohio Lebanon, Tennessee 156 HOWITZER 103 PETERSON, VIRGIL LEE PEYTON, JOHN RANDOLPH ' . PUTNEY, EDVVARD XVILLIS . RICICER, LAWRENCE CAMPBELL RODGERS, ROBERT CLIVE . ROHRER, GUY NEWTON ' . SAGE, WILLIAAI HALIPDEN, Jr. ScHuLz, JOHN XAVESLEY NIESZ SHEPHARD, CHESTER AMOS . SHIVERICK, NATLIAN CRARY SLAUGHTER, HOAIER HAVRON SMITH, RODNEY HIRALI . SMITH, THOMAS JEFFERSON, Jr. SNEED, ALBERT LEE . . SPENCER, THEODORE KENDALL . STOCKTON, EDWARD ALEXANDER, Jr. STURDEVANT, CLARENCE LYNN . SUMNER, EDWIN VosE . SYVARD, FRANCIS JONES LUDXVICK TERRX', THOMAS ALEXANDER XVATSON, EDWIN MARTIN . WEAVER, NVALTER REED WEEKS, HENRY JOHN . XIVHITLEY, FRANKLIN LANOLEY WILBOURN,ARTHUR'EARI, . WILLIAMS, JAMES CLIFFORD WILLIALIS, SUMNER MCBEE WILSON, EMMET CHEATHAM WOODBURY, EDWARD NICHOLL Campbellsville, Kentucky St. Francis, ,Florida Milford, Connecticut Clierryfield, Maine Washington. Pennsylvania Elkhart, Indiana Boston, Massachusetts Wheeling, West Virginia Duluth, Minnesota Omaha, Nebraska . Hickmans Mills, Missouri Jamestown, New York . Bowling Green, Kentucky Fayetteville, Arkansas Chelsea, Massachusetts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Neillsville, Wisconsin Milton, Massachusetts Axtell, Nebraska Abbeville, Alabama . Martinsville, Virginia Governors Island, New York . Guthrie Center, Iowa St. Louis, Missouri Lexington, Virginia Anniston, Alabama Greenville, South Carolina Savannah, Georgia Middlesboro, Kentucky ,X ATERIAL for a class history is as plentiful as the L.Ps. I : at a yearling hop, so plentiful, indeed, that the diffi- culty of being brief might aptly be compared to the 5 I impossibility of recounting the good deeds of a tac. As plebes' of the age of Pechols, the class of 1908 did even more than was expected of it. With four men in the Navy game, first honors in the indoor meet, not to speak of our baseball talent, our plebe year was certainly one to be proud of. It was on the fourteenth day of June, 1905, that the waters of Hades solidified and the class of 1908, or rather that portion of it spared by the furies of the Math Department, Was led out of bon- dage and into the beautiful valley of yearling camp! Yearling camp! Yearlings say there was nothing like it-so do the plebes. Even the infant Napoleons-for should I say Na- poleonic infants Fj-enjoyed themselves, and many were the vic- tories won by these masters of the endorsing art, and many were the tours and cons awarded in commemoration thereof. Here it Was also that our "Rip Van Winklel' came to grief, and here also two of our number trespassed on the sacred dignity of plebedom and suffered the punishment that was "swift and suref' Our military routine was as thorough as it was strenuous. As usual, reveille was sounded shortly after taps. Breakfast was followed by a most interesting infantry drill in the theory of fZZe HOWITZER- 105 halting at command or "as soon thereafter as practicablef' Lindsay, indicating the step, always added to the military dignity of these formations. As a place of torture the riding hall was in a class by itself. There it was that Methuse with his deep soprano voice brought trouble and sorrows to the heart of the comfortable yearling by that cruel cry, "Lean back! Lean back!" At West Point, everything that is taught is taught from the my-51 j- PRIDE GOETH BEFORE DESTRUCTJON bottom up, and this was particularly true of instruction at the target range. In the capacity of a scorer the yearling Was accustomed as far as possible to the discharge of a gun. Then after having learned to control his emotions at seeing a tac call a 5 and make a miss, he was sent to the butts-there to learn the dangers of being under fire. Towards the end of camp he shot his marksman score. Some achieved greatness, others escaped reproach, while the least com- mendable scores were duly posted on the skin list. 106 72.5 HOWITZER ln spite of the fact that their favorite haunts had been sprinkled With petroleum, the L. P. and the mosquito Were as numerous as ever-and joss sticks Were quite the fad. On concert nights these diminutive torches flickering here and there over the Parade, indi- cated Where Cupid, victorious over Mars, Whispered his terms of truce. ' Wwmmuwsaww 6552543 NUMBER ONE A MISS Without doubt the most notable event of our camp Was the march of the goo-officially the "Practice March? A strange fact noted Was that the tribes through Whose country We passed Were equally friendly to either side. Our methods of fighting Were most humane. The feminine population Was first pacified by offerings of bell buttons, hearts and other trinkets. This accomplished, our Work Was practically lie HOWITZER4 107 completed. We would then pitch camp and proceed to demonstrate our proficiency in the 'domestic sciences-cooking, eating, and spoon- ing, While the admiring natives looked on and nodded their approval. Back to barracks again on the 26th. The furlough-men re- turned on the 28th With a sour-grape taste in their mouths, voicing the sentiment that furlough is a delusion and a snare. On the first r ,4 , mm: ,. ' zz. .1 NEVER AGAIN IN YE'ARLI'NG CAMP of September We made the acquaintance of C. Smith as a 3-dimen- sional monster. But the class met the issue as David met Goliath and came out of the struggle Without the loss of a single man. With Descrip We Were almost as fortunate, and put up such a bluff that the Math. Dept. took to fright and threatened to recall Pechols from exile. The first of November found us fasting like good Christians at dinner time, for the purpose of doing justice to the tan bark later in Q .-1.--fm 1-1 V si V ,V - . i . f ., A '1'I2,'?-?:f'1: 1. -'J 5 "-'Az-'x' v -' . ' , .. . .-.1:2- E ah. ' '- V-r, -s 4'2:L:2.'-,"-'-r-.afS:-- 'bwfa z si . -1-'rf 31a::1V1f,f1112fLs-11.25, A. V, ,lyk .V --'- --we-i ,. a. NV .rw:12trS-1-viewJessi:-.-sv3S1mS:+V-:Q-. N - -11:-wid ' -,'f'-'-'T-rn4--ist:--1 :,,Q:1:..:-sszzxisgg V ,.,.:s, . - ,D -. we A ...4'S:21.,,,,c gf Art-:-zagt,.,e'-maze-nqqzcggmc-,5:-gag-gigs, -r -. , .gr ':V.,1:-X-,,.-. .- :-- fs R '- N V V- -. V f X t Y -C -' - W- 'V- 'V NSW' :sw25k'ffi?'wfhfYfez1sam.wt-saagar11r12.2'f1111s2.:1..-12-:wb -t Sfswgl-:V-s k-eggs. -V.X ,. te.. xm: ...af - 'V .. s A w ,s mart -'M '- . . ' ' - ' V at Mr'-ve 1ffg1:f5':Vf-'-as wgsims1f1::1V11.'-3V1is:1.-Z--1-14'Vr 5 1 . V . .. ,.., , . ' WINTER SCENES the day. It gvvas about this time that We learned that Christmas was the last stopping place on the long journey to furlough. A few of our number left us here to take a later traing. still another group of misguided individuals Were denied even this privilege. The rest are still travelling. Occasionally the victim of a mess-hall rarebit reaches his destination shortly after taps, only to be brought back again with a thud, a shiver and an improper 'expression at reveille. But We are all patient, and When that joyous "tacless" season of furlough really comes it will find us none the Worse for our two years suffering, and Well prepared and ever ready to drink to the honor and glory of West Point and the Class of 1908. . 4. -. 1- ' f "i v 5 ii'1,155'15:T?-.F"'?315?f?J-HKELQV"nf-.iz--'.V.-"V'J- VT:"1:z1-2.lL'.-4v'f:-511591291-5' "" '442Si5E,?Z5',.:37' - ' 2153" "0H242521322'1?E?f?22'EG?Ez51:33:3'f-i1Ej:1V52-32:9-i.V" -52.112-drag'-" '1" - 1- f ,f-:,:j.d4:?ff-52-f-iff-9l"',.V ,"':, 'A V - if .azz , ,.. ,,5a'41,?, - V .. 4 X 5" ' THE ORDNANCE LABORATORY CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINE 1' "gv ':i?E--953211. I- Q, X QS-M 1 ,.., .,,,, - .. ef , e. -g,wzr':s,' - .Q . ,T-Y, , :rem NA .1:.y:w,,-,- n, ., e, x 'S xii-1 1 , gi? 5 3, I 236' 1 5' "' ' H?" ' E24.sJ15.W .-wry ' k fel 'l-55 ...-,, . , i -- ff , '11---Q.. , . milw- .. ? ,A . 3 , 4, wt., ,l ,JU ,Q , X 4 , V 1 ' f VW X X --...,. t ,Pi ,cf x x B A Q, .sd A, f Ca m i.. Q .I Q me M y ' K ,ia .. '. '-11, . ' ef .jgw A - I 227' -?J".:fa-' fr ':' v 1, ' .f' . ' .gy Y f f' 94: ' ' "EU pf Yell Plebes keep quiet C olor 'A Gold H op M anagers Not yet elected ' Athletic Representative RONALD DE VORE JOHNSON ls. -N 'iii Q OQOR BMLE WP I ACH ER, ALBERT HILANDS APIERN, LEO JAMES . . ANDERSON, WILLIAAI HARRISON BAEI-IR, CARL AIJOLPH . BARNETT, CHESTER PIERSOL BEACH, W1I.I,IABI Auousrus BEARDSLEE, NORTON MEADE BEERE, DONALD IXCIEREDITH BESSON, FRANK SCHAI-'I-'ER BLUEMEL, CLIFFORD . BOWVEN, THOMAS SOUTH . BOYLE, FRANCIS . . BRICE, JAMES ALEXANDER, Jr. BRISCOE, NORLIAN BUTLER CATRON, THOMAS . CARROL, PHILIP H. I . . CHASE, THEODORE MOSHER CHEN, TING CHIA . . CHAPMAN, CARLETON GEORGE CI-IIPMAN. GUY WOGDMAN COCHRANE, GEORGE JOSEPI-I COLES, ROY HOWA'ARD . . COLLEY, ARCHIBALD TOOMRS CRISSY, DANA HAROLD DANCE, DRURY . . DAVIS, LEE DUNNINGTON DELANO, FRANCIS GREASON DENSON, ELEY PARKER DEVERS, JACOB Loucxcs . DONALDSON, ROBE,RT STANLEY DONIAT, FRANZ AUGUST . IQONOVAN, JOSEPH FRANCIS DORSEY, ERASTUS ROY DUEI-IN, CARL OSCAR DUNSWORTI-I, JAMES LEO . EICI-I ELEERGER, ROBERT LANVRENCE EMMONS, DELOS CARLETON ERLENKOTTER, HERMAN Grove City, Pennsylvania Chicago, Illinois Bellair, Ohio Minneapolis, Minnesota Indianapolis, Indiana New Albany, Indiana Canton, Pennsylvania Denver, Colorado Ambler, Pennsylvania Trenton, New Jersey Frankfort, Kentucky . Auburn, New York Winnsboro, South Carolina Front Royal, Virginia Santa Fe, New Mexico . Grand Rapids, Michigan Washington, District of Columbia . Nan Hai, China Macon, Georgia Falmouth, Kentucky Buffalo, New York Warren, Indiana Washington, Georgia Oskaloosa, Iowa Trenton, Tennessee Reisterstown, Maryland . Iroriton, Missouri High Point, North Carolina York, Pennsylvania Chicago, Illinois Chicago, Illinois New York, New York Atlanta, Georgia Clements, Kansas Carrollton, Illinois . Urbana, Ohio Huntington, 'West Virginia Hoboken, New Jersey T10 726 HOWITZER FARMAN, ELBERT ELI, Jr, FISH, CAMERON . . FITZPATRICK, FRLIX TRUEHEART FLETCHER, HARVEY HENRY FORD, LOUIS PHILIP . FOSNES, WALTER EDWIN FRANKLIN, ELKIN LELAND . FULLER, HORACE HAYES GAOE, PHILIP STEARNS GBE, CLEVELAND C. . GLEEK, LEXVIS EDWARD GODFREY, STUART CHAPIN . GOETZ, ROBERT CHARLES FREDERICK GREBLE, EDWIN ST. JOHN, Jr. HACKETT, CHARLES FORD, Jr. HANNA, FREDERICK . HARDING, EDWIN FORREST HARIIINGTON, FRANCIS CLARK HAYES, PHILIP . . . HERKNESS, LINDSAY COATES HICKEY, JOHN CHRISTOPHER HICKOK, MONTE JACKSON HILL, JAMES ROXVLAND HOBSON, NVALTER EVANS HUGHES, IXHRUSTON HULEN, HARRY . HUNTER, FRANCIS ROBERT IENNINGS, ROBERT E. JOHNSON, RONALD DE VORE JONES, LLOYD GEORGE JONES, THOMAS GOODE, Jr. KELLY, EDXVARD LUKE . KROGSTAD, ARNOLD NORMAN LEE, JOHN CLIFFORD HODOES . LYMAN, ALBERT KUALII BRICKWOOD MALVEN, HENRY HORACE, Jr. . MARKS, EDWIN HALL . MAT1-IESON, JOHN ROY DOUGLAS MATHUES, WILLIAAI FRANKLIN MCCLELLAND, GUY XVILLIAM MCDOWELL, JOHN MAY IXICGEE, HUGH HENRY MCNABB, THOMAS HENRY MCNEAL, JOSEPH WILLIAAI MEYERS, CHARLES BARTELL MILLINC5, THOAIAS DE WITT Wasl Warsaw, New York Chicago, Illinois Mount Pleasant, Texas Providence, Rhode Island f Knoxville, Tennessee Monterides, Minnesota McKinney, Texas Fort Meade, South Dakota Detroit, Michigan Montpelier, Idaho Joliet, Illinois Milford, Massachusetts Cape Girardau, Missouri Governors Island, New York Parker, South Dakota Detroit, Michigan Franklin, Ohio Bristol, Virginia Grand Forks, North Dakota Philadelphia, Pennsylvania New York, New York Aurora, Missouri Sheridan, Wyoming Somerville, Tennessee Louisville, Kentucky Gainesville, Texas Racine, VVisconsin Rochester, New York Portland, Oregon Joliet, Illinois , Montgomery, Alabama iington, District of Columbia Lannebor, Minnesota Junction City, Kansas Hilo, Hawaii Port Jervis, New York Wilmington, Deleware Billings, Montana Media, Pennsylvania Berlin, Wisconsin Altoona, Pennsylvania Minneapolis, Minnesota New York, New York Iberia, Ohio Kewaunee, Wisconsin Franklin, Louisiana 1 7Ze HOWITZER 111 IVIILLS, CHESTER PADDOCKI IVIINER, HAROLD EARL . MITCHELL, MANTON CAMPBELL Moss, XVENTNVORTH H. . IVIOORE, LANVSON . . MURROVV, JOSEPH CALDXVIELL, Jr. MOUNTEORD, FREDERICK ARTHUR , MUNNIKI-IUYSEN, HENRY DORSICY FARNANDIS NIx, RAPHAEL ROBERT . . . NORTH, EARL . . OLDFIELD, HOAIER RAY ORD, JAMES GARESCHIS PARKER, ROIRERT BUTLER . PARTRIDOE, CLARENCE EDNVARD PATTEN, GEORGE SMITH, Ir. PAXTON, JOHN K .... PENDLETON, XVILLIAM ARBIISTEAIB. Tr. PEREGO, FORDYCE LA DUE . PI-IILOON, WALLACE COPELAND PILLANS, HARRY TORREY . PLASSMEYER, JOSEPH, Ir. PLAZA, FTINTOS TOMAS PRICE, XVILLIAM HERBERT PRITCHARD, GEORGE'IX4:OOIiE PURDON, FRANK LEROY REED, NVILLIAM ALLISON . RICHARDSON, CHARLES TODD ROLB, WALTER BRONVNING ROBERTS, CAESAR RODNEY ROBERTS, WARDER HIGGINS ROSSELL, WILLIAM TRENT RowE, IRVING ARNOLD . RUMBOUGI-I, STANLEY MADDOX SCHILLERSTROM, MERL PAUL SCOWDEN, FRANK FLOYD SEARS, ROBERT NAPOLEON SIMPSON, WILLIAM HOOD SMITH, ARAIINE NAYS SMITH, RAYAIOND DURNO . STEARNS, CUTHBERT POWELL STOKELY, CARLIN CURTIS . TAYLOR, CHARLES JOEL TAYLOR, HERBERT LE ROY TEAC-UE, FREDERICK NEEDEN THOAIPSON, RAYMOND LUCE THUMMEL, CLAUDE B. West Point, New York Owosso, Michigan Providence, Rhode Island Payette, Idaho Spokane, VVashington Pittsburg, Pennsylvania East Liverpool, Ohio Belair, Maryland New Orleans, Louisiana Lapeer, Mlichigan Humeston, Iowa Berkeley, California Lowell, Massachusetts Farmington, Maine San Gabriel, California Walla NValla, Washington South Boston, Virginia Chicago, Illinois Auburn, lNIaine Mobile, Alabama Vllestphalia, lXIissouri Guay-a-quil, Ecuador Florence, South Carolina Asheville, North Carolina Nahpenton, North Dakota Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Marianna, Florida St. Paul, Minnesota Denver, Colorado Murphysboro, Illinois . New Brighton, New York . . Troy, New York NVashingtOrI, District of Columbia . . Elko, Nevada Ravena, New York Portland, Oregon Weatherford, Texas . Cumberland, Maryland Governors Island, New York . Denver, Colorado Dubuque, Iowa Buffalo, Wyoming Gainesville, Florida Montgomery, Alabama Kingston, New Jersey Manhattan, Kansas 112 Ee HOWITZER TILLSON, JOHN CHARLES FREMONT TULL, ISAAC NARING . . UNDERWOOD, ARTHUR RUTLEDGE VAN DEUSEN, EDWIN RUSSELL VAN DEUSEN, GEORGE LANE VOGT, WILLIAM FRED CARL WALDRON, ARTHUR WILSON WALSH, JAMES LAXVRENCE . XVEATHI-IRS, LELAND STANFORD XVEAVER, HARRY GIFFORD . WEN, YING TSING . . WENTEEL, JOHN ZINN . WILKES, GILBERT VAN BUREN WILLIAMS, ROGERS HOWERD ' WILLING, RICHARD E. , WILAIER, JOHN XVIRT . WILSON, DURWARD SAUNDERS WRIGHT, JOHN MARY'lN NVI-IITAKER, WILI,IAh1 COOPER ,rf Q'- 95 T ,Sf X- 47! 561415 . Fort Thomas, Kentucky Morgantown, North Carolina . Bowling Green, Kentucky . Westfield, Massachusetts Lodi, New Jersey Pender, Nebraska Portland, Maine Boston, Massachusetts Reno, Nevada Mernville, Tennessee Lan Chon, China Delhi, Ohio Washington, Kentucky Omaha, Nebraska Ashtabula, Ohio . La Plata, 1VIaryland Greenville, North Carolina . Kennedy, Ohio Frederich, Deleware l t ."'f A:2A' , ' "" - ' HOLABLH' 'Q ,V 1 X E, is ' xr X H x I l I N N . X X I ' 'MW . , '3.., J . ef," ,, , " : . t .5-.1. g -1,f,u.,'v,f--g 153 f 'fl .EW V :TH " , -L tis.. , "YF Ri i' '1 Hai- ' if 21:5 uf, i ,t i I Q 11 - ,XX .wp - v iw.. .asm . ..,,--A ....,:: . - ' f : ,NSE X ,X --'- -'- , J QW if so 3 H 1 f l , 'ish' 5 N X 1 ' S' X , 5 ,eg Ss X sq , ' X X B if-'Q X X ' PS BY K XNJX, -21 N 1 F f xf+"f " 'if 'J x y "vW'f,XXx J' 'Gm l i V , v .- l 'V 2 vxtjx v Vxnwsmg X wx X iv 'I ' J M V . 4 9 D , . , X Q y , Q X, V M- s E X 2 5 f U ' ' 5 ' X E X5 HE Class of IQOQ came into existence on June 15, IQO5, When most of its members reported at the Administra- tion Building. Guess We all remember that beautiful gvfffffi A. morning. Everything Was so quiet and peaceful- ' P until We passed through the east sally-port. We Were marching along in column of tWos, under the guidance of an orderly, observing the barracks which were to be our homes for four years- more or less-When We noticed a couple of yearling corps bearing down upon us. One of them said to the orderly, "Let me have them." He got us all right. That Was the opening gun, guess they Won't cease firing till June I2, IQO6. They took a great deal of interest in us right from the start, especially With regard to our set-up. After numerous trips to the Cadet store, double timing both vvays, up and down three flights of stairs in- our oWn or some other division, We finally got enough furniture and clothes to set up house- keeping4three in a room. We thought We Were West Pointers sure When We got into cadet gray, even if it Was only gray shirts and gym trousers, but When We found that We had to tack on a "Sir" to every sentence, and throw in a few for good measure, and even had to ask permission to 'ask ,a question, We finally came to believe that We Were not such an important part of the Corps after all. JUNE 15, 1905 ' Dinner on the 15th vvas the first meal at West Point for most of us, and after Working pretty hard since reporting in the morning, Wenaturally looked forward to it With much pleasure. The first thing that most of us did Was to take a good look at the place Where We Were going to eat for the next four or live years. We didn't get much of a look, though, as several upper classmen informed each of us that our Held of observation Would be confined to the collar of the man in front. When We got to our seats, and the details for gunner, and for milk and tea corporals were announced, We learned What "pred", meant, and Were given for P. C. S's the most inspiring and interesting of occupations. We soon learned to keep our eyes on the table except When the O. C. was around. 'Ee HOWITZER 115 After a week 'or so devoted to facings and side-steppings, we drew our rifles. We thought we were soldiers surely nowg but the charm soon wore off when we were marched out daily, equipped with cosmic oil, and instructed in the noble art of gun-cleaning. Besides numberless drills of every sort and kind, we were in- structed daily in the scientific use of the b-acheg and given lectures quite as often on the mysteries of the Blue Book and the Articles of War. It added greatly to our peace of mind to learn that we could MORTAR DRILL be shot or otherwise more severely punished for every offense from smoking a skag to playing poker after taps. On the Fourth of July we listened to a very inspiring oration, and thought what a line thing it was to be able to drag in our chins in defense of the Nation. But we had little time to runiinate over this, for two days later we packed our duds, turned our backs on beast barracks, and marched boldly over to the unknown terrors of plebe camp. 116 -me HOWITZERN We Were told that We Would have much more time to ourselves in camp-all the afternoons and evenings,-so most of us Were glad to go, although some of us had a lurking suspicion that our oflicial privileges differed greatly from our unofficial. In barracks We had certain prescribed hours for everything, even gun-cleaning, and a short time to take it easy between drills Was even allowed usg but in camp, it seemed to be a heinous crime to be found not at Work on our equipment during all of that Hsparel' time. Where We used to have a fevv Corps gently Correcting us, We novv had, in every upper classman, at self-appointed instructor in all matters, even the . 'iff' T It RQ '- l 1. C " COMPANY PLEBES most trivial. We learned that our habitual gait Was to be the D. T., that our guns Would not be clean until August 28, and that tattoo Was not the time to get out our Cots and forget our troubles in the gentle arms of Morpheus. Tvvo days after We landed in camp, We had our first Saturday inspection, and vvere pleasantly surprised to find that, in the eyes of the Tac at least, our belts were not "slimy," and our guns were not 'call over red rust." That same evening vve Watched Qby order? a little band of heroes from among our number march on guard. We eagerly sought information from them next day as to hovv it i' ima HOWITZER 117 felt to be responsible for the safety of the U. S. C. C. Their reports were quite reassuring. Sooner or later, we all got our chance at it, and learned what to do if the lVlary Powell, the Queen of Sheba, a femme, or a battery of artillery came on our post, simultaneously or otherwise. Then came that memorable hve-days' hike known as the Practice March, though it was never quite obvious whether it was intended to give practice to the football squad or to the unfortunate mortals who were to walk the area during the next few months. On the first day out, a bee hive was discovered in the rear of C Co.'s GUARD MOUNTING IN CANIP stacks, and a few enterprising individuals who opened fire on it with rocks sustained a stinging defeat. When we stopped at Fish- kill Village on Sunday, we madethe acquaintance of all the charming young ladies in the town. QAbsences at taps were frequent about this time.j It was while we were here that the Dutch Reformed Church sent an invitation to the Corps to attend evening services, and Captain Stewart gave orders that fifteen men be detailed from D Co. to accept the invitation. In accordance with instructions from the First Sergeant, fifteen plebes were seen solemnly filing into the church that night. They constituted about 99.5 per cent of the Corps' representation. After five days of these forced marches, "-ruRN ou'r THE GUARD!-THE oFFloER OF THE nAY:'- enlivened by those delectable soirees, known to the T. D. as "tactical problems," We hit West Point again on the 23d. The old cadet mess never looked so good as When We marched in that day, for prunes and "goo', had come to be esteemed as great deli- cacies, and blue mud a genuine treat during the preceding Week, even slum and hash gained a temporary .foothold in popular favor. Three days after our return, We struck tents, and, amid shouts of "never againln plebe camp came to an end. With tears in our eyes, We marched avvay from the spot Where We had spent so many summer evenings, and established ourselves in barracks once more. We found the latter less disagreeable than they had been fZZe HOWITZER 119 two months before, although the furlough men received us warmly, and obliged us to sound off our almost forgotten preds, P. C. S's, and so forth. In addition, we were required to spec the second class from alpha to omega. ' All our former hardships and tribulations were effaced from our remembrance when once we started in with the mysterious C. Smith and the formidable Big Green B. S. By the time of the first general transfer, we had learned that if QB-450:00 , it may be clearly shewn that Mr. Ducrot, B. approaches zero as a limit, and a Fourth Class Christmas leave begins to loom up large and strong. At the general transfer, it rather surprised us when the man who had been "through definite integrals and infinitesimal analysis" hit the goats, while he who had "had some solid geometry" came out in the Hrst section. But it is the unexpected that always happens, and no man can tell what the morrow will bring forth. We feel assured, though, that the future holds nothing but glory for the Class of loo-9. Q E x . '4 'K W. N' N 1 - - ,. , ..,. ,,.....-. - .'3zwww'f"r -- ' , V . rw 4 . .,.,--frzffi 3 " i L-'gii75Aj'1Y33'P77f4"?" " ' f'7f57""f" . . .nw '-" 1 - Q - -I-ft.. f....f .. am'- V' ' if z -. . "--111:-:1,.-.Aa-riskas-'s:4?'04.:F:+.4:N:,f-:farHtzfzf-5f'mvEs:'wgr:1wvS:1. 5 -: an 1 , a :-1:4.- kbi-:,, ' 4-1-:'.f:s:Mi-P"f,2.fifIz:1'av v"13if.9::,L1"'::':L9 .-:6.-f-va:L.-mai-K' A' .. :- . " THE QUARTERS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT v K! f zz 1 , J If I f 1 f f ,Zi ,Wt I 1 1-'iii "' , 3 ' az, ...MP gf ' M 1455? -' ff! Lf e ' n I 4 ? if-fy an-N e I f ff: X6 f 'ff ,Lp pl: X5 f . , f . 55? M ' 1 ' e ng ' 6' is-Ei.,-, , .4, QWZQ EDZQZEZ QQU ZZ ?'l'A.2'.17C Officers for 1906 Prexident . . Lieutenant-Colonel R. L. HOWZE Vz'fe-Prendent . Captain THOMAS FRANKLIN Treaxurer . . Ca tain W. R. SMITH P Secretary . . Captain F. W. COE Reprexentatifue for Football . ' . Reprexentatifue for General fftfoietiex Representative for Baxeball . Representatifoe for 1906 Representative for 1907 Reprexentative for 1903 Representatifue for 1909 Captain Football Team Captain Baxeoall Team Captain Feneing Team Captain P. E. PIERCE Captain H. Koehler Captain L. BROWN Cadet Athletic Council HAROLD S. HETRICK BENJAMIN F. CASTLE ENOCH B. GAREY RONALD D. JOHNSON ALEXANDER G. GILLESPIE CHARLES K. ROCKWELL FOREST E. WILLIFORD 7Ze HOWITZER 123 HE Army Athletic Association was formed in IQOI for the purpose of encouraging athletics at the Military Academy. Its influence has spread throughout the service in a remarkable manner. This is indicated in no better Way than by the fact that it receives contributions for its support from members in all parts of the World including Alaska and South Africa. , The amount contributed during the past season was over ,5gI3,000. This money is used in the support of tennis, baseball, hockey, basketball, indoor and outdoor meets, and the encouraging of athletics in general at the Academy. An annual report is published by the Association and sent to all mem- bers. Th-i's report is a valuable history of athletics at the Nlilitary Academy during the season which it records. By means of this report and various circulars issued during the year, the members of the Association are kept in close touch with athletic affairs at the institution. The membership is now more than 1600. -tiif '--- A -V. V . ef-vrfw .-:'-'-3rr:-'2y"s:-'- Y' -mm.--x-If we V - fs-xexv. - 4. - V- Qu- - ss f - . 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A .X lil' Q-gi:-,'24'iyt-.ff. e' +5w"yQ'?'cEgQ 1-R'iS.'2-eiQ22ErkKmRE22:iz,Q5:g5wr:x5:3s2:f:1vifrirsirwsrs:r:fs:1a:rx5:5g.5:''As1:Es:zs::P" "" u, ' ..: -Ilgrr,-1...-p5.,1-:gr 1 ' ' 4 'grew LZ-ft 5:E:5: r as -:Z:.:5: 211123315525 .4 ' '-3: 11- 1 1:f:1:H'f2ffwf+fhv-x 1 ' .,.6v?Qzr?f5sRQ'f?'22E143 fe:-4 sf. 'f ggqrart ari-1 +"'esQ:::x,:,s145:-am 5,1q:f.rf1::-:-,rm-Qu, 1: if ., .- X ' - . X ' -V r,Q.-wasaaa.:-4:55,55-av:-mggwa-rrqkgtbg, ,X-agsa-,ef,sWis,5,,-..:i5'+mpr.,x.f.,3:.x X in-.-as..:.a.1.3W...:-5 , X I ,n u AST year's football season was notfone of great probabilities when we entered upon it in September. The team had lost heavily in good players and found no hope of filling their positions from the new class. Hammond, Graves, Tipton, Seagraves, Prince, and Doe were gone. We were fortunate in securing Graves' return as a coach. He arrived early in September and turned out the material to look it over. About ninety men appeared on the field, attracted by the possibility of a position on the team which had been so badly depleted. A week or two of fundamentals wore off the glamour of it, and the squad dwindled tolabout fifty men. Boyers arrived to take charge of the season's Work, and Daly came to help him. The squad was organized and put into the harness, the traces of which were not to slacken till the Navy was beaten. - The superior players soon developed. Wilhelm took Hammondls place at left end. Erwin succeeded Doe at left tackle. Abraham filled the place left vacant by Tipton, Christy took Seagrave,s place, and held it without a single substitute the whole season. Beavers succeeded Prince at left half. A few days of ragged practice and the team lined up against Tufts to try itself. It won. The team displayed some of the old Army form. An- other Week's practice and Colgate was defeated by the score of I8 to 6. They could not stop our line plunges, and the wide end runs became excellent ground gainers. We decided to put in a week of the hardest practice to get ready to meet Harvard and,Yale. Nobody suspected the Virginia game of being as much as a scrub game. The day before the game we had a grinding line-up. Erwin, Weeks, and Beavers were put on the injured list, Wilhelm was already hurt, Abraham was put in bad condition. Virginia brought a thoroughly- 'Jae HOWITZER 125 conditioned team of old and experienced players who played their best game. West Point played in a listless, devil-may-care sort of a way, and showed the result of the Week,s overwork. We were whipped I6 to 6. A The Army supporters, except the corps, began to desert. The calamity howlers started their tuneful wail. The Harvard game Was only a Week OH: and our pessimists foresaw only the squelching of the Army. They forgot that it,s a poor fighter who doesn't learn a little from every lickin', and the Army has always been good in a fight. Harvard tried the West Point line Where V. P. I. had found openings, but no openings were there. She took three tries at nearly all her hrst downs, but always stopped making first downs within a safe distance from the army goal. We tried two field goals, but missed them both. Once Beavers broke and started down the Held, hurdled Starr, but with his stride thus broken, was caught from behind and dropped on Harvard's 25-yard line. Har- vard scored, on an Army fumble. Parker punted to'Hill near our goal line, the kick was partly blocked and bounded along the ground. Hill missed it, Garey missed, and a Havard man fell on it behind our goal line for a touch- down. Harvad 6, West Point o. A' G' GMESPIE' CAPTAIN Fair Harvard, aided by fair fortune, had Won the day. Yale, fearful of a repetition of last year's defeat, put on extra steam. She started in savagely, but for most of the first half we kept her guessing. Our offense tore through the strongholds of her line, first downs following thirds and seconds for 60 yards till we landed the ball on her three-yard 126 7Ze'I-IOVVITZER line. Then an misplay lost the ball. The tables turned. We fumbled again and Yale scored. The next half she scored two touchdowns and a safety. We were fairly beaten by the decisive score of 20 to O. We had another lickin' from which to learn something, but we didn't learn it. The Carlisle Indians were met the succeeding Saturday and won on another fumble, an Indian end running forty yards down the open Held. In this game, however, we showed a great improvement over the contest with Yale. We drove through the Indian line from center field to their goal with an offense that was irre- sistible. Beavers failed to kick goal from the touchdown by less than an inch. Doctor McCracken, seeing that i the post over which the ball sailed, was bent outward refused to give us the necessary point to tie the score. Once during the game Beavers broke loose and ran forty-five yards and put the ball behind the Indian goal posts, but a trusty brave had picked up his trail and persuaded the referee that it iwent out of bounds almost an inch at the thirty-live yard line. We could not reach the Indian goal again. The score was 6 to 5. Nevertheless, we were coming out T' Y of our slump. Vermont could not A G' M' MORROW' MANAGER play us, and We spent the next two weeks, getting in 'shape for the Navy. Trinity was defeated on November 18, 34 to O. They could not break through our strong defense, and our offense carried the ball wherever Johnson wished it to go. Then Syracuse came the next Saturday with her great crowd of rooters filling the grandstanid with yellow flags. They cheered and sang to their team enthusiastically through every stage of the game, but their confidence 7Ze HOWITZER 127 could not put power into their team to withstand the carefully but swiftly executed plays of the now conditioned Army. The score of the game was I7 to O in our favor, but the score in songs and yells and sportsmanlike con- duct should stand-Syracuse 3.0, West Point 3.0. The team was now beginning to show the result of the year's training and coaching. Owlsley, Bloomer and Sanford came down from Yale and offered a few suggestions, but they would not change a single man,s playing. They were more confident by far than the Army was of a victory over the Navy. Friday afternoon we had our final practice on the frozen plain, and in the evening the team and its substitutes marched to the train amid the greatest ovation of cheers and songs the corps had ever given. If anything , 7-7 farm., . THE YALE GAME ' in Academy life can rouse the spirit of a man's devotion to the corps and make him play to win, it is to go through the east sally-port with a Navy game to be played on the morrow and hear the corps roaring its enthusiasm and confidence in his ear. The detailed account of the Navy game is given elsewhere, but we must notice here that when the team left it was playing in the old Army form, the form in which our system of training and coaching invariably puts our team when the great test of its powers arrives. It is our aim to demonstrate each year the superiority of the spirit of our institution over that at Annapolis, even if the succession of victories becomes monotonous and uninteresting to those who watch. 128 He HOWITZER The Navy game ended at dark, December 2, and with it the longest season we have ever played, perhaps, too, at times the most up-hill and dis- couraging. Always when our chance came to win We lost it by a little Huke or fumble. Sometimes a referee, sometimes a player took away the advantage. The spectators told us by their numbers, however, that the play was good to watch. They crowded the grandstand always, and the trees and corners of buildings were Hlled with men and boys eager to get a glimpse ofthe game. We cannot write in this record the names of all those to Whom credit is due for our success. If we should begin to present bouquets we should ruin a Hower garden. The team owes much to Lieutenants Boyers, Daly, Graves, and Clarke, for their efforts in coaching our team after successive defeats, to play such a game as they played at Princeton, much to Captain Pierce for a well-managed season, and to Owlsley, Bloomer, and Sanford for their assistance when we needed it most. Every member of the squad shakes Temple's hand and gives him heartiest good wishes. No other stood by the team so continuously, both financially and morally. No other so assiduously labored that we might have a conditioned team in our supreme contest. To all our host of supporters we extend our greatest thanks, telling them that our team against such misfortunes as they know and appreciate, played the better for their cheering and kindliness. For those who played, any remark that we can make here will seem trivial and inadequate compared with the great compliment the corps and the Army have already paid them. We can only say, "Fellows, we congratulate youf' You have earned nobly and well all we can give of our esteem and gratitude. ..-. A. THE HARVARD GAME GETTING OFF A PUNT A MASS PLAY .I ' f '-,u T le W EA , ill o J .- env, v 1905 Army Teams FIRST TEAM POSITION SECOND TEAM BLUE RIBBONS GILLESPIE Right end SIMPSON UNDERWOOD METTLER Right tackle SHUTE BAEHR CHRISTY Right guard MATHUES, W. F. HAND ABRAHAM Center LEWIS, C. A. COLEMAN WEEKS Left guard BOWEN BUCKNER ERWIN Left tackle SULTAN GAGE ROCKWELL Left end WILHELM , CASTLE TORNEY Fullhaelz MOOSE PARKER, C. HILL Right halfbaek GREBLE HICKAM - SMITH, R. H. Left halfhaek BEAVERS TAYLOR, H. L. JOHNSON, R. D. Quarterhaelz WESTOVER MOUNTPORD Suhstitutex-STOCKTON, ELLIS, GAREY, E. B., MATILE, " ROBINS, NIX, PHILOON, SMITH, A. W., BEACH LIEUTENANT GRAVES LIEUTENANT DALY Captain for IQO5 Manager for IQO5 Asxzixiant Manager for Captain for IQO6 Manager for IQO6 Head Caaeh, LIEUTENANT BOYERS zfsxixtant Coaches, LIEUTENANT CASAD LIEUTENANT CLARK LIEUTENANT SMITH DOCTOR BULL l Trainer, JAMES TEMPLE . . . . . ALEXANDER G. GILLESPIE . GEORGE M. MORROW IQO5 CHARLES T. HARRIS . . RAY C. HILL . CHARLES T. HARRIS flrrisiant Manager for IQO6 .... WILLIAM H. SAGE, Jr. 1 905 Schedule ARMY OPP. ARMY OPP. Tufts I8 O Yale O zo Colgate I 3 6 Carlisle 5 6 Virginia Polyt. 6 I6 Trinity 34 O Harvard i o 6 Syracuse I7 O ARMY 65 NAVY 6 XGA!! Q, . U wh 'sary V In . K' "" n'T'f"'T"'M "" h"""f' "xA'L, "C ""' M """' M 'ff "'v r at at T ARMY... i s - - , ,lvunn ,,., I . ..,. ff., ,,,., ...... f .. "', 1 -5,wi-fr:.Qi.1:1:1:11sr511:2r5111:siff:1:-2-. " Y H .T L a - t , a . HE Army-Navy game was played at Princeton this year under con- ditions quite diiferent from those we have enjoyed during the last few years at Philadelphia. We played a Navy team which had been victorious all the year and which was expected to win by every football enthusiast. 'We played on a field slippery with mud and with the wind blowing at times a perfect gale between the goal posts. We played with officials who inflicted the most disheartening penalties on our team, and these for offenses which only a hair-splitting judge would call oifensesg whereas many very evident infractions of the rules by the Navy team went by unseen. But we played with the corps behind us, their every vocal chord, their every simoleon. We played the Army game through and through as we had learned it and knew it, and because the Navy succeeded in scoring in the semi-darkness, we cannot admit that the Army team has been equaled in any respect. We give below an account of the game by Captain Pierce, to which he has appended several comments on the playing from disinterested sources. The championship football contest with the Navy at Princeton Field on December ld, was marred by poor train service. This was largely due to the sidetracking of trains to permit clear track for certain specials. On account of the delay the game was not called until 2.35, and the second half was partly played in semi-darkness. The gathering Was a most distinguished one, including the President of the United States, members of his cabinet, and foreign ambassadors. The Princeton authorities extended every hospitality possible and deserve our best thanks for their eflicient efforts in our behalf. The day was threatening but ended with little rain. The contest produced many surprises. The midshipmen, on account of their Hne record during the season and the fact that they outweighed the cadets, were generally picked as the probable victors. Many tales came to us of their heavy yet He HOWITZER 133 fleet backheld, their -powerful, aggressive line, the quickness of their play, and the wonders accomplished by a large and brilliant staff of coaches, both graduate and foreign. Knowing that our team was in fine physical condition and had improved in the last two Weeks at least fifty per cent in both offense and defense, still the reports from Annapolis were so rosy-hued that it was thought we would be fortunate to tie the score. But from the opening kick our decided superiority 'was manifest, and the result seemed merely a matter of the size of the score. With a favoring Wind, a kicking game was inaugurated that gained us yards at every exchange. The Navy's attack was not strong enough for them to carry the ball, and our players took every advan- tage of this fact. One of the best features of this part of the game was a ,line punt of Torney's which crossed the side line three yards from the Navy's goal. ln trying to rush out from this position the Navy barely missed having a safety scored against them, for the man with the ball was thrown back a yard by our vigorous defense. Three times the cadets approached the midshipmen's goal only to be called back on penalties, but they would not be denied, and finally securing the ball on the Navy's 4.8-yard line carried it over by a series of magnihcent rushes that averaged 2.7 yards per trial. The first half ended with a trial for Held goal from placement on the Navy's 22-yard line Where the ball had been carried from our 7-yard line since the second kick-olf. ln one of these magnificent assaults Christy broke through the Navy line and was only brought down by the quarter-back after a run of 3Q yards. If there had' been five more minutes to play We would have had another touchdown in all probability. ln the second half the Navy Was favored by the high wind as she was in the latter part of the hrst half. The ball was kept Well in the middle of the field by the cadets Whose defense was proof against Navy assaults until the very end. The Navy kicked from their 50-yard line and the ball Went in touch beyond our goal line. But one of our players tripped a midshipman on the 40-yard line and the ball was called back, given to our opponents with an additional penalty of I5 yards. From the 20- yard line the Navy succeeded in getting the ball over. Personally, I am of the opinion they could not have done this except for the darkness which prevented the cadets from locating the ball. The game was lost to us by this unfortunate incident, but the superiority in playing ability of our team was in evidence during this entire contest. THE NEW YORK SUN The Army-Navy game did not begin until 2.35 olclock, and at ten minutes to five it was called to a halt with nearly ten minutes left to play. Yet in spite of the delays the enthusiasm never flagged. Not a player was seriously hurt, although time and again members of both elevens were stretched out on the frosty turf with bellows to mend. The 134 Re HOWITZER battle raged fiercely at all periods, however, and both sides displayed wonderful grit and stamina. The Navy stood a terrific gruelling in the first half, resorting to the punting game on numerous occasions in order to save strength, so that when the second half arrived the middies seemed to last better than their opponents. The Army's attack was much more cleverly concentrated than the Navyis, but it lacked the required speed. In defence West Point was invincible during the first period, but toward the close, after the Navy had been beaten off repeatedly, the soldiers weakened under the tremendous strain and lost the advan- tage they had gained in the early stages. The teams were about evenly matched in weight, and before the game a victory for the Navy was generally conceded, but from the first kick-ofi the play of the West Point team was a genuine surprise. is Pls GF als Pk While the rivalry was intense the utmost good fellowship prevailed, and when the battle was over the Army and Navy exchanged congratulations in the heartiest manner. There were several star plays and many blunders, all of which kept the excitement at white heat, even though more than an hour was wasted in patching up bruises. For West Point Torney did some magnificent rushing, but his punting was weak to that of Capt. Howard of the Navy. Torney made the touchdown for the Army, and Rockwell, the left end, kicked the goal. Weeks was a tower of strength in the Army's formation behind the lines, and his bull-like plunges through the center stood out in bold relief. Hill and Smith were also conspicuous in many of the Army's advances, which generally were the result of a wing shift, coupled with a play which consisted of three separate attacks following the giving of one signal. Christy made the longest run of the game, a dash of thirty-five yards through the Navy's left flank which would have resulted in a touchdown had not a superb tackle by Decker shut him off from a clear field. Gillespie, the Army's captain, covered himself with glory by many hard tackles in spite of the fact that he received a shaking up repeatedly and had to take time to recover. NAvv's DEFENCE ERACES The Navy's defence was torn to pieces again and again, only to brace at a critical point, but the middies displayed wonderful power of recuperation, there being only one substitution in the rush line. Howard and Woodworth got down the Held like the wind on the kicks, showing a trifle more skill per- haps than the Army ends. It was about a standoff between Grady and Erwin, the tackles, but Mettler had a shade over Piersol. The Army battered the Navy's center with considerable success, Causey finally retiring in favor of Rees. THE PHILADELPHIA ENQUIRER The annual game between the Army and the Navy played at Princeton today ended in a tie with the score 6 to 6. The Army scored first and in the second half the Navy pushed the ball over the Army's goal line after making repeated efforts. Then the game was called ofi, for darkness was settling down on Osborn Field with the Navy in possession of the ball on their own z6-yard line. OFFICIALS SHOWED UP PooR1.Y The Army outplaying the Navy, the loss of the game to the cadets was due to the infliction of pen- alties. The Army suffered very much at the hands of the officials who juggled the game repeatedly, 7Ze HOWITZER 135 usually being undecided what they should do in cases that arose which required a knowledge of the game and rules and the use of intelligent judgment to decide. PHILADELPHIA NORTH AMERICAN PRESIDENT C1-11-zims, BUT M1Do11:s FA11. TO DOVVN TEAM rnom VVEST Pomr In the presence of the President of the United States, a great number of Army and Navy officers, government oflicials and fashionable persons from New York, Philadelphia, Washington and Baltimore the Army and Navy teams fought each other to a standstill yesterday. Score, 6 to 6, with the honor. if anything, to the Army. Entering the contest the second choice, the soldiers played all around the middies for three-quarters ofthe game, and it was only late in the second half that the Annapolis team was luckily enabled to tie the score. PHILADELPHIA LEDGER This is as near to a victory as the Navy has come in its contests with the Army for several years. There was a sharp reaction from the critical suspense of the moments preceding this climax, which found vent in the wildest evidences of exultation on the part of the middies and their friends. West Point, with the loyalty to fair sport and to the glory of both arms of the service which it has ever displayed, instantly joined in the tribute of acclamation to the Navy players, alternately cheering them and their own team. The Annapolis Band swung up before the Navy seats, making the air throb with gallant and patriotic music. V 7 Meanwhile the VVest Point Band, on the other side of the field, headed a procession of the cadets who marched, with Hags of gray and gold madly agitated above their heads, around the outer edge until they came to the station of the middies. There they broke forth into vociferous cheers,which the middies returned with emulative vigor. The middies in a short time had formed their own column and paraded in like manner, pausing in the march to pay a tribute to the Army. Synopsis of the Game EE E E E S 5 5 'E 5 E 'E SE E E Z on CD as fc M Z an tb cu Q: at 1:4 rn ct. 1:1 Ist half, 181 yds. ISlZl'18lf, 2.04 yds. West Point 84. zur? "1 64 2.7 yds. 9 znrdghalf, 132 Z' 37 yds. 47 yds. no yds. 7. ota , 24.5 ota , 33 ' g i A ISI half, 35 yds. 1st half, 134 yds. Annapohs 49 2nd half, 76 U 2,4 yds. 9 znd half, 118 " 2.8 yds. 25 yds. IO yd s. o Total, III " Total, 252 " Tie H O W I T Z E R Record of Army-Navy Games' 1890 Navy 24 Army 0 1901 Navy 5 Army II 1891 Navy 16 Army 32 1902 Navy 8 Army 22 1892 Navy I2 Army 4 1903 Navy 5 Army 40 1893 Navy 6 Army 4 1904 Navy 0 Army II 1899 Navy 5 Army I7 1905 Navy 6 Army 6 1900 Navy II Army 7 V Total number of points Navy, 985 Army, 154 The Line-Up Was: ARMY I ek POSITION NAVY ROCKWELL Left end HOWARD ERWIN Left taekle PIERSOL CNORTHCROFTD WEEKS QMOSSQ Left guard O,BRIEN ABRAHAM Center CAUSEY CREESED CHRISTY ' Right guard SHAFROTH METTLER Right tackle GRADY GILLESPIE Right end W00Dw0RTH JOHNSON Quarterback DECKER QNORTOND SMITH Left lnalfbaelz SPENCER CDOUGLASSD HILL CGREBLED TORNEY CMOOSED Right baifback Fullbaclc DOHERTY GHORMLEY CSMITHD Tourlviiowfzr-TORNEY, DOUGLASSQ Goals from ffoucfydownx- ROCKWELL, NORTON. Referee-WR1GHT1N0T0N, Harvardg Umpire-R. D. WRENN Harvardg Lin erman-ROPER, Princeton. Time of Halves-35 and 31 minutes. ...H Mis - 7212 HOWITZER Record of the Players O as E,-1 q,a"' W an H Name Position Q4 . 0 . E. l Abraham C. 21 21 21 21 a 21 21 Z1 187 Christy G. Z1 il Z1 21 21 21 21 188 lfVeeks G. Z1 b 21 b 21 Z1 21 b21 21 b21 b 193 Mettler T. a b Z1 b Zl 21 a 21 Zl 176 Erwin T. Z1 Z1 b a b 21 b 21 21 21 ISO Gillespie CCHPLD E. Z1 b 21 b 21 21 21 21 21 171 Rockwell E. 21 b Z1 21 153 Willielm U E. 21 b 21 21 c 21 176 johnson, R. D. c Z1 Z1 a 162 Garey, E. B. 21 b a 21 1 151 Torney FB. 21 b 21 21 21 21 b Zl b 169 Hill, R. C. H.B. -Z1 b 21 b 21 21 Z1 21 21 21 b 168 Smith, R. H. H.B.,F.B. c c c 21 b Zl 21 165 Beavers HB. 21 21 21 21 b c 21 162 Greble HB. c 158 Moss G. c c c c C c 185 Moose H.B. c c 173 Sultan T. c 21 b c c c 173 Watkins F.B. c 178 Lewis C. 215 Shure T. 182 Stockton T. c 192 Ellis E.,H.B. c a 21 21 164. 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ROCKWELL, CAPTAIN me HOWITZER 139 throwing the ball away at a critical point of the game, thereby letting in runs that we found ourselves unable to match. Groningerls playing, especially, was much be- low his ususal style. The steady, persistent work of Lane in the box was largely responsible for the way in which the team held together throughout a discouraging game. A record of live victories and seven defeats was not a sullicient reward for the hard work of Lieuts. Kremer, Hackett and Abbott as coaches. Winston as captain of the team was unusually energetic. It must be remembered, however, that the schedule was not arranged with a View to winning all the games. Perhaps' the games with Columbia and Lafayette are the only ones we lost which We might reasonably R. N. CAMPBELL, MANAGER have been expected to win, leaving T out of consideration, of course, the game with the Navy. The game with Colgate was prevented by rain. The schedule for the IQO6 season promises to be even more difficult than the IQO5 schedule, but, with only two players, to re- place, and some promising material in the fourth class, the team, which Rockwell is to captain, should be a winning one. The proposition of coaches has not been definitely settled upon but it is probable that there will be one professional coach and two graduates. Capt. Lytle Brown, Corps of Engineers, has been elected baseball representative to replace Captain Kromer. THE TEAM, l905 f-9 gfefgw Hilfe 'S L . 1' 1 ii 'A' L 3 ASEE L TE A Baseball Team, 1905 GARDXNER, B., IQO5, First Base BONESTEEL, 1908, First Bare WAGNER, 1907, Second Base PRICHETT, 1907, Short Stop GRONINGER, 1908, Third Base LANE , 1 906, Pitcher ROCKWELL, C. K., 1906, Left Field WINSTON, 1905, Center Field HANSON, 1907, Right Field HANLON, 1908, Catther W Substitutes BEAVERS, 1907 PRINCE, IQO8 WYMAN, 1907 JAMES, SL L., 1907 GORDON, IQO8 DAVIS, 1908 GEIGER, 1908 MEREDITH, 1908 C o aah-LIEUTENANT HACKETT A.f.vi:tant C00fIJEJ1LIEUTENANTS KROMER and ABBOTT, and CLARKSON of Harvard Captain 1905-PATRICK H. WINSTON Captain IQO6-CHARLES KELLOGG ROCKWELL Manager IQO5-DEWITT C. T. GRUBBS Manager IQO6-ROBERT NELSON CAMPBELL April April April April April April April May May May May May May 8 3 12, x 19, I5 22 26 29 3 6 IO 13 17 20 5 Schedule for 1905 ARMY Union . . 5 Trinity ..,, . 7 Harvard ..... . 2 New York Univcrsity . . . II Columbia ..,.,... 2 Pennsylvania State College . . . 1 Colgate CGame prevented by r Fordham . . .... . 7 Pratt Institute .... . I3 Yale ....... . I 7th Reg. CN. Y. N. GQ . . 9 Lafayette .... . 4 Navy . . . 5 OPP O O I3 3 3 13 ainb II 8 2 I IO 9 ' 22, as T CEL. A qs. HIS year the Middies journeyed to West Point to play the annual baseball game-and returned home victorious by a score of 9 to 5. Numerous errors in the first two innings allowed the Navy to get a lead that We were unable to overcome. It was not, however, until the seventh that our friends could score again, Laneas wild throw to first then starting the run-getting. Gut of justice to Lane it must be said that he made full and complete reparation for an error which was overshadowed by graver ones. His work in the box became the consoling feature of the game for the Army. There was no time of the game that Winston's team admitted defeat. The "hand-writing on the wall', meant nothing to them till the game was called. The rally in the ninth, which resulted in three scores, came as a response to the vociferous cheers of the Army adherents. With our last op- portunity to score, Needham was hit safely three times, and these, with the assistance of a base on balls, brought three men across the rubber, giving us our Hnal score. With the exception of a strong breeze during the early part of the game the day was an ideal one. Fully five thousand people saw the game, the large grand stand that had been erected being full to overflowing. The details of the game follow: The Army went to the bat first and Rockwell walked, getting out at second. Winston followed with a hit, stealing second and scoring the first run on Groninger's hit. Groninger got out at second and Gardiner flied to MCWhOfIC1'. The Navy replied with three runs in their first time at bat, the errors of Groninger and Hanlon being responsible for at least two of them. Gill faced Lane and promptly made a hit, stealing second and making third, as Spofford went out at first. Goldthwaite followed with a hit, scoring Gill. iZZe HOWITZER 143 Goldthwaite succeeded in getting to second, and Groninger's juggling of McWh0rter's grounder allowed Goldthwaite to get to third. Lane hit Theo- bald, thus filling the bags. Hanlon's wild throw then let Goldthwaite and McWhorter score. In the second inning Groninger again assisted the Navy by an error. After Symington had gone out at first, Lane hit Needham, who got to second on Gill's hit. It was here that Groninger's error allowed Spofford to make first, which placed Gill on second and Needham on third. Goldthwaite flied to Rockwell, Needham scoring on the throw in. Gill and Spofford also scored this inning. The Army scored once in the third and not again till the ninth, which started with Wagner hitting safely and stealing second. Hanlon flied to SpoH7ord and Lane walked. With a man on first and one on second, Rockwell stepped up and sent out a three-bagger, sending in the two before him and making home on WinstoII's hit. This was the end of our scoring. The score stood Navy 9, Army 5. ARMY NAVY Pos. ab. r. Lb. p.o. a. e. Pos. a.h. r. Lb. p.o. a. e. Rockwell l.f. 3 I I 4 2 0 Gill ss. 5 2 2 I I 0 Winston cf. 4 I 2 ' I 0 I Spofford c.f. 5 I I 2 o 0 Groninger 3b. 4 0 2 0 2 3 Goldthwaite Lf. 4 1 1 2 0 0 Gardiner,I. B. Ib. 3 o 0 8 I 0 McWhorter 2b. 4 2 I 6 3 0 Bonesteel Ib. I 0 0 3 0 0 Theobald 3b. 3 0 I I 2 0 Hanson E r.f. 4 0 0 0 0 0 Stiles Ib. 3 0 I 9 0 0 Prichett ' ss. I 0 O I I I Thibault r.f. 4 I I 0 0 0 Wagner 2b. 3 I 2 3 2 2 Symington c. 3 0 0 6 2 0 Hanlon c. 4 O O 3 4 I Needham p. 3 2 I 0 3 0 Lane p. 3 2 I I 5 I ------ ------ Totals 34 9 9 27 II 0 30 5 8 24 17 9 ScoRE BY INNINGS ToTALs West Point I 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 Navy 3 3 0 0 0 0 I 2 0 9 Two base hits: Lane and Stiles. Three base hits: Rockwell. Sacrifice hits: Wagner, Goldthwaite and Symington. 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V .1.,.,.:.-:,:,:,-1.--,.,.-2.:g:,:1:1:1:g.:uri N.:3.5:1:"':f:.:.fJ.,.5-1,:::,:':-:.-1:--Izfaa. :1:q:g::::-:.1::::::,:z 1 - . . . ":1-II 'fi-:'?fEf:2:'E PEIEIS' 11f12iI:2: 51215223.,.3.5':-:SESS-:-3'EfWEiEEfi1EF.1:1EfE1EfE2.fE2EIf IEP:1E23E:1:PG:f:212:2:i?f The records made by the Army teams have been unequaled in the history of collegefencing. From our first appearance on the mat at the New York Athletic Club in IQO2 until last year, our teams have not only been victorious over the other college teams but have carried oPf the individual honors as well. Last year we surrendered our laurels to the Navy and took second place. The credit for whatever success we received belongs entirely to Captian Koehler, who not only devoted his .whole time and energy to the perfection of the team, but infused in it the bull- dog determination it displayed in wresting second place in the face of almost certain defeat. M. Vauthier and Lieut. Glade most ably assisted Captain Koehler in his efforts. M. Vauthier is now per- manently connected with the Academy and can devote much more of his time to the perfection of this year's team.- Too much cannot be said of the sacrifice made by the men on the fencing squad. Turned out in November, they give up every afternoon from then until the middle of March in constant practice for the winter contest and the Intercollegiate. Unlike other sports, there is no gallery to play to, nothing to relieve the monotony of "lunge, parry and riposte." lt is one continuous drill and those men He HOWITZER- 145 Who thus unselfislily Work for the success of the Army deserve to the fullest measure the support of the Corps. It is the ambition of this year's team to regain the championship and bring back to the Corps the "trophy" which it has kept so long. If such ambition be accomplished, then let it be the aim of our future teams to jealously guard it and never allow it to stand again " in alien balls, crowning an alien victory." l F. E. WILLIFOFID. CAPTAIN FENCING TEAM. I905 A il A C ll 'A VT TAA Trl ff Team BARBER, 1905 WILLIFORD, 1906 HUMPHIQEYS, 1906 Substitutes KUNZIG, 1905 GATEWOOD, 1906 AYRES, 1907 Captain for IQO5-ALVIN B. BARBER Manager for 1905-LOUIS A. KUNZIG Captain for IQO6-FORREST E. WILLIFORD -' - lllanager for IQO6-PHILIP MATHEWS Dual Meets. Pennsylvania 2 Army 7 Columbia 4. Army 5 Cornell 4 Army 5 Intercollegiate Tournament WON L0sT Navy . . 39 I 5 Army . . 3 7 1 7 Colum bia . 33 1 9 Cornell . . . 32 22 Pennsylvania , . 2I 33 Harvard . . . 1 7 37 Yale . . IO 44 f grew-f ' ,,. f . : 1.: -4 V - ?s26i'?i'fSS2fzF1Ef?.1ZH c- jav a - '-2.5 s c V' ' 'fs 2 W , ,. ,. sn -. wi.5'.gAQFPZK555f-'fQfiizgra-.-:rDgir:v1f:245x9r25E:Sr531252,24522hip21:14:11-zrbayfxajqfelzgrgs - ,I-,.,, , , 3: .5 -Q53 www ' " 13,5 - znramgzg- -""ca,:,: " " ' yet' W - -1--any 19. 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'Q ,,'5,3:5::5a. 5gsg:5:pg.:.1r:.-,gat . , ' RUMOR that We Were going to have a dual outdoor meet with the Navy on the same day We played the baseball game, gained much credence along in lVla.rch and per- a goodly crowd. of contestants to prepare for the various events. Though the rumor never became a reality, it put a lot of ginger into the contests on the field day. We had a fair day, a dry plain, and a large crowd, all of Which are incentives to snappy Work. The eternal feminine Was Well represented, and, Whether her hero came over the tape first or goat, he got her Wave of kerchief and her cheer. The finish of the quarter-mile Was perhaps the most thrilling event of the meet. Upham was leading in the final sprint and Won. But the Way Hickam ate up the ground behind him brought afstorm of applause from the track side and sent a thrill of uneasiness into IQO5,S little cheering section. Guthrie, ,O5, broke Dovvd's, '04, record for the half-mile in a brilliant finish. Hammond, S., ran the IOO in IO Hat again, and Beavers equalled McNally's record in the hurdles. , Nineteen-live again Won the meet and thereby equaled the record of '96 of Winning four successive banners. They can justly suaded be proud of What The hope of' out, and We may, tions that We are they have done for West Point athletics. an arrangement With the Navy has not yet died When We can persuade the oflicers of our institu in earnest, be able to test the relative merits of our track teams in the long-talked-of dual meet. Ee HOWITZER 149 Twelfth Annual Field Day IOO-YARD DASH ONE-HALF-MILE RACE 220-YARD DASH 120-YARD HURDLE. ONE-MILE RACE QUARTER-MILE RACE RUNNING HIGH JUMP POLE VAULT RUNNING BROAD JUMP PUTTING I6-POUND SHOT THIIOWING I6-POUND T'lAMMER MAY. 1905 Hammond, S., 1905 Ellis, 1908 Daly, C. D., 1905 Guthrie, 1905 Crecordj Smith, R. H., IQO8 Arnold, IQO7 Hammond, S., 1905 Daly, C. D., 1905 Ellis, 1908 Beavers, 1908 Parrott, 1908 Humphreys, F. E., 1906 Holclerness, A. W., 1905 Dailey, G. F. N., 1907 Coleman, 1907 Upham, 1905 Qrecordj Hickam, 1908 Hoyle, 1906 Hughes, T., 1908 Hanford, 1905 Beavers, 1908 Smith, R. HL, 1908 Barber, 1905 Chandler, IQO7 Watkins, IQO7 Merchant, 1905 Hughes, T., 1908 McKay, 1905 Collins, 1907 Tompkins, 1905 Sultan, 1907 Moose, IQO7 Watkins, 1907 Tompkins, 1905 Rockwell, C. K., 1906 IO 2 min. 1 3-5 22 3'5 16 4-5 4 min., 46 2-3 51 4'5 SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC 5 fr., 6 3-4 in IO ft 20 ft. 7 in 36 fr. 8 . ID QI ft., 8 in All-round Track Athlete-Hammond, S., 1905 i . ' ' , HE gymnasts in pretty blue tights and the huskies in white running trousers sat around the gym floor Wrapped in their blankets while their rivals did their Waridance for ladies' applause in the center. The gallery Was all a-Hutter While John Philip Sousa Hoyle Was picking up his Irish potatoes with such amazing dexterity. They Were scared again When Hall, H. W., dived full length over the long horse and lit' on his own head. But he arose, smiled his bevvitching smile at the surprised equine, and took his place in the silent circle of blankets. Nineteen-eight Won the meet, but the success of IQO6 scared the Winners for a While. Nineteen-eight also Won the hard-fought tugs o' War, STANDING HIGH JUMP STANDING BROAD JUMP PUTTING I6-POUND SHOT POLE CLIMB ROPE CLIMB FENCE VAULT QISI classj FENCE VAULT 12nd classj FLYING RINGS HORIZONTAL BAR PARALLEL BARS SIDE HORSE LONG HORSE POTATO RACE TUG OF WAR 716 HOVVITZER 151 Eleventh Annual Indoor Meet SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 18, 1905 Tompkins, 1905 4 ft. 6 in . Collins, 1907 Moose, IQO7 IO fr. If in Oakes, 1908 Tompkins, 1905 37 fr. 2 in Moose, IQO7 Garey, E. B., IQO8 65 sec Turner, IQO6 Woodbury, 1908 IO 2-5 sec Pipkin, IQO8 Woodbury, 1908 6 ft. 9 in Moose, IQO7 Ellis, 1908 Turner, IQO6 6 fr. 3 in Westover, IQO6 Hall, H. W., IQO8 O'C0nnor, IQO7 WCSf0VC1', IQO6 O'C0nnOr, 1907 Hall, H. W., IQO8 Westover, IQO6 O,C0nnOr, 1907 Westover, 1906 Westover, IQO6 Hall, H. W., 1908 Hoyle, IQO6 Turner, IQO6 Ist Hear, 1907 fur. IQO8 1908 won 2nd Hear 1905 fur. 1906 IQO6 won 3rd Heat IQO6 fur. 1908 1908 won All-Round Gymnast fljierce-Currier-Foster Prizej-1 O'COnn0r, 1907 2 Westover, IQO6 BASKETBALL TEAM, I905-i906 basketball just the same. F it were not for the con squad's regular practice at four-thirty every afternoon, per- haps We could not attain such a high stan- dard in the basketball World. The fact that the conoids play with Marquis of Queensbury rules and variable numbers on a side, doesn't change the name of the game at all. Itis Last year Hetrick and Merchant got up an excellent team which fur- nished the Corps and the Post with considerable Saturday afternoon excite- ment and amusement. Columbia, who was not defeated all the year, es- caped being beaten by thenarrovv margin of four points. The Second Signal Corps of Brooklyn Was vanquished in a game remarkable for its team Work and accurate goal shooting. This year the team is to be trained by Jim Temple. Coaches are to be obtained from outside, and, with this assistance, We hope to succeed in the ambitious schedule which has been Schedule for 1904-'05 ARMY OPP. prepared. Schedule for 1 905-'oe Princeton 5 I4 Dec -Manhattan Newburgh Y.M..C.A. 4.8 0 Dec. 23-Second Signal Corps Columbia ' 25 29 Jan. 6-Columbia Colgate I 0 8 -lan. I 3-Troy Harvard 5 -I7 Jan. -Rutgers Yale Graduates 6 27 Jan. -Yale Graduates Second Signal Corps I8 I4 Feb -Co. E., 2d Reg. Feb. -7th Regiment Feb. -Princeton ' Feb. 24.-Pratt Institute The Team F07'LUdTdI'-'CASTLE, 1907, ROCKWELL, L. C., IQO7 Center-H1GLEY, 1908 Guard:-HETR1cK, 1906, JONES, R. A., IQO6 Sub!-JOHNSON, T. J., 1908, ELTING, 1908, NEWMAN, 1908 M anager-lVIAT11EWs, 1906 Axxistant Manager-CRUSH, 1907 I f D 1 ff f l S X' l F ' . it 11 41 -'Q .X - - A , .- 3 in 1 f X . - .I ,f .xx ! 1 l X it ' fl rl ll Q' A HE game of polo, as it is played at West Point, is so dis- tinctively a first-class privilege that it does not occupy the prominent place among our more popular games and sports that its relative position as a sport, and its relative value in the devel- opment of athletics, entitles it to hold. The purpose of the game is not to work up a championship team to win a match game, but to develop that intelligent and devoted interest in the horse which is the "sine qua non', of an officer in the mounted service. With this purpose in view, there has been made a heavy investment fthe only one the government makes officially for a sportj in ponies and grounds, and the returns show that it has been warranted. This year has shown an encouraging increase of interest at the Academy. The squad was larger in proportion to the size of the class than any preceding year, and it has without exception, displayed an enthusiastic interest in the game, Which was sustained throughout the year, undiminished by the various drawbacks of rain and storm and afternoon target practice on the Hats. A match game, played in November, between two cadet teams, and another game between a cadet team, chosen by the squad, and a team of oHicers, showed very clearly the result of the season's play. The games were fast, the ponies were handled well, and the work iw slpmf 'fl ll QL ltllllllilllilii . ,Ja 5 . ,' v j - . me .' '-if 4. -QT "ml .fs - , .' . , N, . . . T q vc' 'Nil UI I -' T 1 Q 3sm.L, .q'- . ..v,. h...g -qiafs ,w, J 7, . h af -siahii. , t " -- 'A' T ' ' 4 M - If ' 1 ...fir THE sQuAD, 1905 with the ball Was remarkably accurate. The officers team Was de- feated by a larger score than the IQO5 team made against them last June, While in their oWn judgment the oflicers played a far better game in November than 'they did in June. The credit for these results belongs very largely to Captain lVlcDonald and to Captain lllarshall. Not only did their interest in the game and the time and attention they devoted to it make such progress possible, but their unfailing kindness made the practice a pleasure as Well, to every member of the squad. Six teams were organized from the squad, and this was found to facilitate the schedule of play and to insure to everyone a chance to get in the game. The teams, not having been arranged according to merit, developed in the practice a bracing spirit of rivalry. They Were: Ist Team znd Team 3rd Team 4th Team 5th Team 6th Team ANDREWS BURLEsoN BYRD MATHEWS CONVERSE CAMBELL CHAFFEE DICKMAN LANE RoB1NsoN GATEWOOD HUNTLEY QUEKEMEYER SNEED PAINE SMITH E. D. MACMILLAN MANCHESTER WAINWRIGHT WARING STURGILL DOWNING BRETT TURNER r- ENNIS, last summer, was asnpopular as ever. The courts were in excel- lentzcondition and were always in use. The bench under the elm tree was Filled atifall hours ofzthe afternoon by enthusiasts waiting for next, and the green banks of Exe- cution Hollow accommodated dozens who were-waiting, just waiting. Tennis racquets are good things to keep the green from white skirts, don't you know? J We ought to have three times as many courts to accommodate the oflicers and cadets who desire to play. There were dozens of men who wanted to play last summer but couldn't run fast enough after dinner to get a place. ln spite of the limited practice and the interference of practice marches and little journeys, we had a tour- nament. lt was held in August. Twenty men entered in the singles, but no doubles were played. Rockwell, C. K., IQO6, won the championship. V 156 H O 'W I T Z E R 157 I The Tournament Preliminary Round Ist Round 2nd Round 3rd Round Final Winner Clordon lxlVeaver Weaver I Qby defaultj Ricker X Ricker I Ricker I 6-2, 6-2 Baker I fby defaultj I lx De Armond DeArmond l,DeArmond I I 6-3,6-I I Pendleton,L.L.I 6-4,6-8,13-II DeArmond Wildrick N Turner Lam. 5-7,6-4,6-3 I I 6-2, 6-3 Larta 6-3, 6-2 I I Finch I Jacob,Rull.l Jacob,l1.ll. I 6-3,6-3 xYVHdnck Rock- bdadgan lYVHddck I 6-3,7-5 1 fwwH, Wildrick I 6-3, 7-5 I 6-4, 6-I llundey I l Eldng l 3-6,3-6 Elting I by default 'X Rockwell 6-2 'Thonqnon lkRockWeH I 6-0,6-I RockWeH, Rockwell,C.K. I fby defaultjl A C. K. Cfrea l Cfrea N I 6-3, 6-O 4 - llenderson I 6-2, 7-5 , Jacobs Jacobs,VV.Cl Jacobs I 6-3,6-2 Spurgui 6-4,4-6 , 1 o-8 1 ce-If5?:57x:21123:5:21:F:5.3:T:I13:7:55'2:55:3:1:-:?fiiF'7' 52414-:C:-:-'-':A:-1c-1+I-:II-5:2-:-:-.-15.215:3-:g:5.f13,.,45'ig:-I-!1Q:2:g:g1gh1f -. 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It was finished on March I, 1905, Withfanother victory. Plenty of ice and lots of Work with brooms and snfow shovels kept the team constantly in condition. Eight games Were played in all, and only one of them was a defeat. In View of the fact that hockey is only ,two years Qld at the Academy, the records of our past tvvoqteamsi presage a brilliant future for it among our sports. A reputation., once secured,,Will insure a better choice of contestants and ce'rtainly,mQre popularity for the young game. ' ig I Such interest Was taken last' year in theiteam, that the Quarter- master Department constructed a rink on the grass plain, and most of the seasonis games Were 'played on it. This year an excellent rink has already been built. Quite an ambitious schedule has been prepared by the manage- ment, and the advent of ice is awaited very eagerly in order to get the team at Work. ' - THE TEAM, IQO5-ISOS The Team Forwffde, BARTLETT, L. R., ROCKWELL, C. K., BAPJLETT, G., GORDON Cover Point, PARK Q Point, HENSLEY Goal, SUMNER Substitutes: WAUGH, RooERs,N. P., BEAVERS, WAGNER I Dec. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. 1, 7 Result of Schedule. 1 904- 1 905 1904-Newburgh Academy Alumni I 905-Newburgh Academy 1905-Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute 1905- St. Paul's School CGarden Cityj 1905-Riverview Military Academy 1905 1905 -Mohegan Lake School Essex Troop, New Jersey 1905-Mohegan Lake School ARMY oPP 3 o 4 o 6 2 1 2 2 o 2 1 2 o 3 2 :X ' I . 2 . , 5,25-ti' i a .' , - 'S' X . xx. A , K 'HK 1 X: , ," "" '. jim? f in ,X ,- Q .,., 1 ,.. -V . -'--' Iitaiifi-Q'432?1+e+-Aura:-ff-. 1:15 ' ' V 'N Q, .. . . M----W.m Tit- -.mf klq twx I - '-"'f-'---h7f""4 "" -- 5 7 o' 4" -' :X 1 A - Q -1'-W 35 H5535 -. 'N I A at a uf vigil 5 341 a 1 af, . lff4"f.r " " W 'f R'-7-: fu ic .. . . ' 1'- ' ' ,- 1 ' s.- . s -6904" ' -'A 'X 6:24 f .1 1 A A 4, N. N x ' I' ' .. i 2 a QM Q - - - - ' 1 mf -.V- A-ff' 1, . ' 1 ,hw y ' N. 'ms4 '1' ,i' . " . A l H ' ' -- ' ?Tfo1.A8suo'o-fig - , fa-" gs., 5 V V.V.'f'14'E'-Q Q , .. O QU never can tell by appearances. The cadet who passed you on the plain with a golf stick and a ball, may play golf for all you know, but its dollars to doughnuts that you will find him later on Flirtation, using the golf bag as a seat for two and the stick to make hearts in the gravel. Indeed, golf is the game par excellence for hot days. What do you say, Maxwell Andrews? Not so F A good many people do play, though, you can tell by the holes in the sod of the grass plain, and the slang around the company streets in camp. Fourteen of the "real earnest onesl' got up a tournament in August, the result of which is still undecided on ac- count of the interference of the football practice on the links. Ee H O VV I T Z E R S 'll ' 6 . N T2igiPSOon,M'H.,O6l Thompson,M.H.L Thom Son Weeks ,O3 l W k P Downing '06 I ee S Jacobs, R. H. '06 l Oakes '03 Ilacobs ,Jacobs Madigan '06 lM d. Slaughter '08 I a lgan 4 Rockwell, C. K. '06 I 1 Rockwell l Cotton '08 I Rockwell' I fDrew byeD Cunningham ,OS lc . I l Weaver, W. R. '08 I unmnglam 5 B , urns Burns 08 I Bums Turner '06 I Thompson Rockwell 'Ha-6 X 52:21 ll 'Sm-Q 'HQ-5566352 il - f k - 5'-:QWFM 'Am K A -1 , 4,-,,. -, , 5 5 I 2365. i. ..,. 1 ...T 95175531 F!!! '-is , .gg a ygll X 1 f V 1 ' i . .A 1 f.. aim 1- -JF: ys ., ,W X1 Av t " . W' . . if "' ' I' f' i fail" I S55 WEARERS OF THE "A" IN THE CLASS OF :sos 'EEE ERS QF ,TBEIE 7 . Y .J HE privilege of Wearing the initial "AU Cfor Army? on the sweater, jersey, jacket, cap, or other article of athletic uniform, shall be restricted to those cadets who have actually played on an Academy team ffirst teaml during one year as follows: 10 Football-Two-thirds of all games played with outside teams, or a Navy game. ' g ' ' 20 Baseball-Two-thirds of all games played with outside teams, or a Navy game. 30 Fencing-Three-fifths of all contests fenced with outside teams, or the Intercollegiate contest. 40 To those cadets who at the outdoor meet shall break an Academy record. Class of 1 906 FOOTBALL-Gillespie, A. G., Torney, Rockwell, Abraham, Mettler, Shure, Wilhelm BASEBALL-Rockwell, Lane FENCING-Humphreys, Williford Class of 1907 FOOTBALL-Christy, Hill, R. C., Sultan, Watkins, Moose BASEBALL-PI'lECl16II, Wagner, Hanson RECORDS-'Watkins Class of 1908 FOOTBALL-Erwin, Weeks, Smith, R. H., Beavers, Garey, Hanlon BASEBALL-Bonesteel, Hanlon, Beavers Class of 1909 FOOTBALL-JOHNSON, Greble, Moss 164 'Ee HOWITZER Htblnzttrs HE Corps and the olhcers of the past have always taken a great interest in the development of our athleticteams. Since 1901, when the Army Athletic Association took charge of several of the sports, there has been more means at our disposal and, consequently, a steady increase, both in the successes of the various teams and in the variety of the sports in Which We have engaged. In the last fevv years, basketball and hockey have taken their places as permanent Winter sports, and Water-polo has been tried quite successfully. The tennis and golf tournaments have become regular features of the summer camp. Every gradu- ating class develops tvvo or three excellent polo teams. It seems that the date cannot be far off When the lacrosse teams Will have the plain on spring afternoons, and the Army crevv Will be a dangerous factor in the Poughkeepsie races. This year's Work has been very encouraging in many Ways. We have given an outline of What the major teams have done. 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Y ff X! fx 4 Q 5' CHAFFEE fl x I Mo, M Q ff' DALEY, E. L. K 9' V WILDRICK w-.- :E -6 A ' L RILEY Sf--,X ISOBINSON G G X x , 5116 I ARTLETT, . . l it 5 FINCH ,-- X 2331 2, MQ CLAGETT N X1 My 1f 1 QD :K WAINWRIGHT sae. - 1, ' 1 ! :Y F Linz A 'AQ .T 1- ff '!1'i 1:. L 1? F 4:-Q is s I-P gig' ilitilfff 1gf+Y1 wf':fi5 -W-'47,-1':T2iT if - L3eXfgQ T- Q5-di? ff ,f 1- Q if-97 -.gd ffjY' 'JQ ,L "','t:.".f ...,,- -4...ff3-Xx,,,,.,,,, --f Q,..-f-' - ,-4- , -' - ? ' A ut,-' il-m 4- 4 -in-hi -x.-.-- P - st, AM -rf Xi , . .X Q mum I' ? .wg 3,371 - g ' in - ", Haw '1'?fif',3., .C "' xl 'if' few I 3 ,nf-.-1, - is " 5 V , V . ' ri. :J xr 'Q "fi-f 421- 1 .5 fg J EAQHELQRS ereuigu A By Laws - ARTICLE 24. No married cadet shall be eligible for membershipg and if any member marry before graduation, such marriage shall be considered as equivalent to a resignation, and he shall thereby forfeit his membership in this society. A ' Officers Mort Serene and Exalted Baclaelorzirsimo . SHULTZ, H. D. Loral I-Hgh Mz's0gynist . . . HETRICK Supreme Agamz'.vtz'c Knight . MADIGAN Members fwoman haters alll BYRD PARKER, C. MAUL LOVING ABRAHAM , 14 ' i 767' X , ' C: TI: ' 'HN , ,"' , . 0 , 1' I ' ' M f x . N! 'A' Xl if ' -35 1 - W QF w 1. , ,, JA. 'fl 1 2 'pl lg' , JJ X XX 'ul 1- . f s . QE H ' 41 . f Cn Qllm xy," ', u - J A 1 f A iffy . . Q 1 inyjq t- u I 1 - rn Jlj rl l i gb ILC , :I " ll ,gf I f ll .M fl A .A " ll, 7550 ,I -' ,Q 5 g s N ' 1, - XK JQNX XX ' X, f . - I I ,, W il if 'ff .9 . H A f '.' .1 :., 12,4 ,I x l! I 1 'f ,JVlf -IQZQQF' I X N Af 'AMN .. ,NI J . Z X , 1 5 ,.. l ., . - 1 ' QT. 1,4 IL, f+ -. . ' x ' 'f ,mf Class of 1906 CLAGETT GILLESPIE, A. G. TORNEY FINCH JOHNSON, W. A. TURNER Class of 1907 LANG ROGERS, N. P. Class of 1908 A AYRES DIXON JACKSON BONESTEEL HICKANI OAKES JACOBS, W. C. I KA WAGE 3.51 HIE. ' W - A V -- 5? ,LE C :- A-Sis ' , fi A J 5 if . KI 'f .- -f-- , ,J BRADSHAW BYRD CAMPBELL ARTHUR CALVO 1 CHANDLER 3.4, fx ,x f vu 0 J '-I..L Q Q., 0 . U .CL -L,w- D M , Q M.. ,gx M, First Class CLAGETTT JACOB, R. H. COOK LOUGHRY GILLESPIE, A. G. PAINE Second Class i BAIRD BONESTEEL BOUTON BOWEN, G. C. BURNS COULTER CHIPMAN DONAVAN, F. DUNSWORTH CHRISTY GREEN, R. K. DUSENBURY HARRISON GLASSBURN HENRY Third Class CUMMINS HAYES, E. S. DEANS HICKAM DIXON HOBLEY DUNN JAMES, A. L. GLOVER LONERGAN HARTMAN Fourth Class GAGE MILLS HICKEY MOORE J if AL H PRATT SHUTE TORNEY WARING LANG MILLER, F. M. SANTSCHI WHEELER LOUSTALOT MEREDITH OAKES PARROTT SPENCER, T. K WILSON, E. C. PAXTON TILLSON WALSH Bk Il fs' 1? i QEEIX Al l U W X M M Qi fiixsmxxg as XNQ XXX 'nuxxxw wrbzxems- Les INNQRTQLS- Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much. Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. Members THOMPSON, M. H. . . . Rosle, W. W. BYRD . DOWNING TURNER LOUGHRY BURLESON CAMPBELL IONES, R. A. Pf9z'Z0f0jJfJy Chem istry Drawing Hz'Jtory Engineering . Dis. Englzlvfa Matbematz'cx Ordnan re U3 Converts ROCKWELL BARTLETF HETRICK SPURGIN THE! .LJ A1 u To the sewers and sinks With all such drinks, 'SS And after them tumble the mixer." Patron Sazfnt, BACCHUS P1'e.vz'dz'ng Elder, COMRADE TUBBY 'Deacon, DONOGHUE Psalmists Chanters fat a certain stagel Rosrz, W. W. TORNEY MANCHESTER CHAFFEE HENDERSON MATHEWS GATEWOOD SMITH, E. D. 2 :4 HN LII!!! 23? f FU HIL !A-, 7 . KQFA f gf' LW HJAM 7 'z L ml gg- bf, , w1!!!1i2 .lf f '-k ,mf 5 --f-Riu? EJ up f ' ' Tx f Q x XX LES ETHANQEES ARTHUR ROBERT CALVO . . " Costa Rica Fourth Class FRUTOS TOMAS PLAZA . . Ecuador YING TSING WEN . China TING CHIA CHEN ..... China .igu:QQ5'1'X.w.1' tw f"l55Qgs2??'2"J-111G1,,zg 'vfgp f . ' I . :,:1q.-.ya-...M:L:.::1-g9q,...4 .,:.,...,.-7,1-A--+y,n V, . - Y,-f---Q -1' - ' -' -' ag3f,::1,.::55-:nzmgrq ,1:z1:.q:::r::.-gg.: r':f'-vwfffrf 'frm-ez' : r,::.:::,1g4z:,..' " f :::g.a.!l ,.:,:.-5 i.iS.v.w.' "-'.2',,".I:l'.2Q:jfE, .'..,"1lz,Qg,Qgj..,"" .L?1E..,..."'-"...,, .411 .-V m.w.g..- -'wh I.: -- '-251.3 v ffxifi T- 2 ':-:.f.1-1.-gf, 3 41. 4., ,J ,N .gg ,Av .1vc:'::5vi.' "M"--1 :Q " , . .,., ,.,..., ,.,, ,. .,.-41 , f-Q.5r4g:::,:::::z1:-1 1:-:A-33 '--'-"-' 9 ---' -.. ?i:.5gQ?W'N ge-r-1-v-.-,.,v .w-:1-f.:.-,1.M.-.w-- , M :xiE':,'g:'.."': We . ,,,..., I .,-,., :'1'z4-'-452.-4-. -,zffzf-bf:-,' Ti x L, , .Fl ' . 52:5 , . M, 2.31313 11, 1, . ill: '- J: 5. ::,,. ,.,. ,, E- 4, .,Q.. 9 .,,: . .t 1, Qj 9 '.v1',- , . A 1'f, -1 Si - ,, f '1:- fl 1 ,f'-4 I -9 -- 1 W i ' f A- ,- " ,.,Q: ESTABLISHED 1 880 1 Officers fOr'Year ending April lst, 1906 Pre.vident ....... OSCAR VVESTOVER, 1906 Vi'ce-President ROGER G.'ALEXANDER, 1907 Librarian . . . CLYDE L. EASTMAN, 1907 Corfu-pondz'ng Secretary GEORGE R. GOETHALS, 1908 Recording Secretary . JOHN W. SCHULZ, 1908 Chairmen Of Committees Bible Study, JOHNSON, W. A., 'O6 Nfemberxbzju, MINICK, '06 Meetings, QUEKEMEYER, 'O6 Hall, METTLER, '06 1 Mu:z'c, RILEY, W., '06 Reception, RILEY, W., ,O6 7242 HOVVITZER 177 TNCE its organization in 1880, as successor to the Cadet Prayer Meet- ings, the Y. M. C. A. has steadily advanced until at the present tinae it is one of the most powerful factors in the development of character at the Military Academy. This advance has naturally been mainly along religious lines. In 1003, under Leeds, a Bible class was founded. From such a small beginning this work has increased until at the present time there are alnfost three hundred cadets engaged in Bible study. The field of endeavor was very much broad- ened when the Cadet President ofthe Y. M. C. A. was allowed to attend the President's Conference in IQOO. This privilege and opportunity of getting in touch with other Y. M. C. A. workers has since been granted every year. One of the most important and interesting of the yearly events on the Y. M. C. A. calendar is the annual visit to Northfield. In IQO3, General Mills allowed three from the Cadet Y. M. C. A. to attend this conference. Each year since has seen this number increased, until, during the last sum- mer, twelve men were permitted to attend this gathering of Bible students. Seven very pleasant and profitable days were spent among the Berkshires, and the cadets returned to the Point with many new ideas for the furthering of the growing interest in Bible study. Bi-weekly meetings are held in Kendrick Hall immediately after the return of the Battalion from supper, on Sunday and Wednesday evenings. These meetings are generally addressed by cadets. However, on several occasions visitors have spoken to the members. Among these were: General Page, Mr. Robert E. Speer, Mr. Lucian H. Miller, Rev. Mr. Beattie, Chaplain Brown, Mr. Frederick H. Andrews, Mr. Clayton S. Cooper, Mr. Walte1'E. Diark, Rev. M1'. Edward H. Earle and Mr. Marshall P. Wilder. The Young Men's Christian Association, stands for the best -there is in student life. Its aim is to bring together those men who believe in the development of well-rounded moral character. How well this aim is being carried out can be seen from the increasing membership, increasing activity in all lines of religious work and the great influence it exerts for the good of the corps. J OINSTERU 6 I ll LECT C X SQ 1 1. President, WALTER E. DONAHUE Secretary, JAMES A. O,CONNOR HE name, now, stands merely as a monument ofthe old days that are no more. Long ago Dialectic was a semi-literary, semi-social organization, with a con- stitution and by-laws. As the literary desires ofthe cadets became fewer, and their social instincts greater, the old society meeting-room became a gathering- place where the upper-classmen could, for a few minutes, escape the regulations and enjoy the delights of "My Lady Nicotinef' Later the members were deprived of even this stolen privilege, and the Dialectic Hall was converted into a reading room in charge of a cadet librarian detailed by roster, whose duty it was to see that the regulations of the U. S. M. A. were not violated. The society's principal object, now, is the presentation ofthe annual Hundredth Night Play. The First Class elects a president who has charge of this play and a general supervision over the small library of books and magazines with which the hall is supplied. Other than this, Dialectic has no social or literary standing. i To us, Dialectic is merely a memory. We hope that some day it may become to those who follow us a real live society where good fellowship may reign supreme and dull care for a moment be forgotten. .15 vi.. .SR .,. .3 'N-.m .QE v. :Q-.. ...N X Rss .. . Q5-Av-sfigk Xiu., LX EN X K N T Xxx ..' ...M X -. NAA .. R- -AQ - A R - Aw Q54 5 - . X , gi I QL -, N-I X 'LM' PX . .NNPTQQX " :, N - .. , .L .gm N. 2.-,, we Xv X M fxu X-XX -5 Avail. AX. mu. .mm NN X5 o Nx n 'TW .a 0121 3 ' U - ff E i A ' P'-1, If XY Ja' -QLMEQAVLE1 - T E Ai: M- ii? Highest score for Expert Rifleman . 1 9 0 6 CAMPBELL I 9 o 8 DIXON ' Sharpshooters 1 9 O 6 .CLAGETT GREEN LEWIS, C. A. MACMILLAN MANCHESTER 1 9 o 8 COTTON I 9 O 9 HEARD Ivlarksmen ' 1 9 o 6 COOK HETRICK LOVING ZIMMERMAN I 9 o 8 GRONINGER STURDEVANT the year, CHARLES B. GATEWOOD, IQO6 GATEWOOD PETERSON MINICK PRATT TORNEY . WESTOVER WILDRICK PARKER RILEY WAINWRIGHT SUMNER GEORGE M. MORROW, Ir. JOHN G. QUERI-tMEI'ER WILLIAM A. GANOE GEORGE L. CONVERSE, THoMAs L. COLES RICHARD H. KIRTBALL CHARLES G. CHAPMAN NVARREN LOTT, Ir. XVALTER R. XVEAVER BARTON K. YOUNT ALEXANDER L. JAMES THOAIAS -IOHNSON THOMAS G. IONES, Ir. ERASTUS R. DoRsEv ARCHIBALD T. COLLEY HARRX' T. PILLANS RICHARD D. NEWMAN WILLIAM C. MCCHORD RDVVIN V. SUMNER VIRGIL L. PETERSON HUGH I-I. MCGEE GEORGE S. PATTON THRUSTON HUGHES PERCY ALEXANDER CHARLES T. HARRIS RORERT B. STAVER DANIEL I. SULTAN EDGAR S. MILLER HUGO D. SCHULTZ ROBERT NI. CHENEY IOHN I-I. HI-tsTER FREDERICK W. TEAGUE 5. Phi Delta Theta Sigma :Alpha Eiasilon Delta Kappa Epsilon Kapina Alpha' Csciuthern Sigma Chi Alpha Tail Otnegai D University Of Virginia University of Mississippi Dickinson College Ohio State University University of Alabama University of Texas Mercer University University of Georgia Virginia Military Institute Wesleyan University Davidson College Vanderbilt University Virginia Military Institute . University of Georgia . Univeisity of Georgia Alabama Polytechnic Institute Colgate University Central University Lafayette College Central University University of Minnesota Virginia Military Institute Kentucky State College University of Virginia University of Texas University of Wisconsin University of Mississippi Pennsylvania State College University of Nebraska . University of Georgia . University of Georgia Alabama Polytechnic Institute Ee HOWITZER 181 MARTYN H. SHUTE JOHN L. JENKINS . ROBERT H. FLETCHER GEORGE M. PRITCHARD- WALTER E. HOBSON . WILLIAM D. GEARY . SANDERFORD JARMAN JOHN C. F. TII.I.sON, Jr. HENRY L. WATsoN . WILLIAM H. SAGE, Jr. BRUCE B. BUTTLER . HERBERT L. HARRIES HENRY W. TORNEY . JOSEPH F. DONOVAN GEORGE R. HAR.RlSON I FAUNTLEY M. MlI.LER ROBERT L. EICHELBERGER OLIVER A. DICKINSON EDWIN A. EVERTS . ROYAL K. GREENE LESTER D. BAKER JOHN F. CURRY ' ARTHUR J. HANLON ' . HERBIAN ERLENKOTTER ERASTUS R. DORSEY . ENOCH B, GAREY ARMINE W. SMITH GLEN E. EDGERTON . CLAUDE B. THUMMEL HAROLD S. HETRICIC ' JAMES G. STEESE GEORGE E. TURNER i MARcELLUs H. THOMPSON JAMES G. STEESE EDWARD N. XVOODBURY ALBERT L. LOUSTALOT ROLAND D. JOHNSON PHILIP S. GAGE WILLIAM F. MATHLIES ISAAC TULL HAROLD GEIGER Beta Theta Pi - . . . . . University of lylaine University of West Virginia . University of California , . . . University of North Carolina . Vanderbilt University Sigma Nu University of California University of Louisiana University of Georgia Delta Psi . . . . . . Trinity College . . , Massachusetts Institute of Technology Delta Phi Lehigh University Rutgers College Delta Upsilon Cornell University New York University Phi Gamma Delta Wabash College Wasl ington and Jeliierson College Ohio State University Phi Kappa Psi Amherst College University of California Delta Tau Delta De Pauw University - Tufts College Alpha Delta Phi . . . . . College of City of New York . , . . . . . NVesleyan University Theta Mu Epsilon Stevens Institute of Technology . . . University of Georgia Phi Sigma Kappa i'I'au omega Sigma St. Johns College St. Johns College . Kansas State College . Kansas State College Phi Beta Kappa CHigh Stand Societyj Other Fraternities Represented . Yale University . Dickinson College Phi Beta Epsilon . Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tau Beta Delta .... Harvard University Phi Kappa Sigma . Dickinson College Chi Phi . . Kappa Sigma . Chi Psi . . Psi Upsilon Delta Tau Beta Pi Kappa Alpha Zeta Psi Lehigh University Louisiana State University Leland Stanford University . Trinity College i .i Pennsylvania hiilitary College . Davidson College . Stevens Institute of Technology VIEW FROM FORT PUTNAM I 1. A 1.12, V- I- f f fin Y r f H r g - ., fi I eff ,gi 1 ?, I2 2? ' 4' 71' .3 1 ' ..:11,' ' . 1 ' . , 1 .. V, -1 i.yf'.1,'f V - ' N' 14" - ,." ' , ' , f' -' g,, , I 9 1 5 ' ' '. Tlf 41, . " . if 7' 'M' 1 f, -iv . - 1 . i f 1. 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Cf course, the "spoonoids" got busy at once-some men are irrepressible, anyhovv-too hot to drill, too hot almost to attempt to keep cool, butiSpurgin said that tennis, played vvith a broken racquet and the right femme as a partner, could not be excelled. Harry Torney is still of the opinion that golf-especially the "approach" can best be practiced in a certain shady nook dovvn near the vvater's edge on Flirtation. Any excuse Was seized by each and everyone for giving a party-a picnic, either by day or by moonlight, or per- haps a "Watermelon party" or a Hboodle partym-all these afforded plenty of opportunities for such valiant spoonoids as P. D. lVlettler and Bill Lane to shovv their provvess. The summer hops deserve a chapter to themselves, for they were the source of much of our pleasure during camp. They Were all vvell attended. From time immemorial all classes have said that their hops and their Hfemmesn Were the best ever. We think our hops vvere. We know our girls are. Far be it from us, hovvever, to give the impression that We did nothing but spoon-"Industry thy name is 'I906, H- at least We made some think so. What master minds discovered hovv to make Svvishas chair ascend to the tree tops F By What mysterious lavv did the reveille gun roll into "E " Co. street and there fall to pieces F And fZZe HOVVITZER 185 Who could have been more industrious than that same "E" Co. When they had to put that gun back F What better proof' of energy could one Want thangthose long caravans toiling up that rocky road from Gee's Point, laden With the produce of the World F' But to be serious, there Was far more Work than there Was play, from reveille to retreat there Was not an idle moment. Target practice Was developed more fully this summer than ever before, for the First time in the history of the Academy, a cadet rifle team took part in an outside competition, for the first time did cadets Win the coveted expert riHe1nan's medal--GateWood and Campbell achieved this distinction, as did the yearlings, Peter- mail , ff.-ff '., RI: PARADE ' son and Dixon. Our hrst attempts at target practice With Held and mountain guns Were instructive, and, had it not been for the prospect of returning to camp by dusty roads Qand to Dusty Rhodesj they Would have been more pleasant. ,We hope that our pistol prac- tice Was alittle better than "No, I, a missf' No. 2, a miss," UNO. 3, miss," Would indicate. "Linc" kindly let us settle all bets, and "Skinny" Wainwright boasts to this day of the "pound- o'-bullv he Won from Jim Green. At Engineering We Were "sharks"-at least in our oWn esti- mation. The bridges We built Were certainly good to look at, nobody attempted to cross them. We became experts in the art of tying knots. Ned Wild1'ick's favorite Was the K'Granny.', John Maul, not confining himself to any particular style, became so enthusiastic that he is still "all tied upf, If We had been given a OFFICERS' ROW J Wg f 5 D M "'.:AAn ,f FORT PUT S Wie HOWITZER 187 little more time we would have dug all of the dirt from the south end of the post-Harry Torney and Jim Riley made a good start, but as one advocated the Italian system of bossing the job, and the other the Hibernian, no work could go on until a decision was reached. The instructor constituted himself a board of arbitration and told the rival Hartistes de shovelu that he wanted "less talk and more work,,' whereupon both decided that eating green apples was more interesting anyhow, and "went on a strike." However, it was in the "Bull Pen" thatwe shone-thatis when we could brush of enough tan bark to let our smiling countenances be seen. We certainly made impressions on everything in sight- the fence has not yet been repaired where Jacob landed in his head- long Hight from Lindsey's back. What pleasant memories are brought back to us by lVlethuse's solicitous exhortations, "Keep your hands down!" "Take your heels out of that horsell' "Give him his head l " or his assurance that "Thais a nice, quiet little po-o-nylll' For several days preceding July 25th, there was an air of mystery about camp. rThe mystery was cleared up on the night of the 25th, when all of " I906,' was invited to an "At Home" in the "Cn company laundry tent, given by the IQO6 "Juliets" in honor of the third anniversary of their admission to the Academy. The "Juliets"' very justly felt proud of their entertainment. There was nothing stronger than grape-juice in its mildest form, and as "Hans" was 0. C., everything ended well. Visitors sometimes comment on the deep voices and the good commands given by the members of IQO6. The secret lies in our "singing school," so ably conducted by the 'cBoy Commander." "Cadet oflicers will report for voice culture at two P. M.," the order would read, and soon would be heard Pot Lewis, high tenor and "Col." Sturgillls deep bass ringing forth-"Ba-a-ta-al-yu-un, H-O-O-LT," "P-e-e-rade RESTQ' or "Compan-e-e Atte-en- shun." Schway-be, almost crazed with jealousy, set up an opposition school in H F" Co. street and nearly drove the " Babe" out of business. Notwithstanding the intense heat Qhow many misguided crea- tures have been bumped for saying the "heat was in tentsllvj all sports kept on without a stop. We had an early start on polo, using English saddles from the beginning of camp, great interest was shown by a large number of men, and by the middle of the summer there were several strong teams. The call for candidates for the football and baseball teams were made as usual with encouraging 188 Ee HOWITZER results. Tennis, always a prominent feature in the recreations of camp, was quite as popular as ever, and the playing was of unusual excellence. We recall, with shudders of awe, that terrible all-day fight, Corlcyls 75th-or was it the 76th F-battle. Early in the morning, to the sound of martial music rendered by the H. Cfs, the opposing forces marched forth to the Held of battle. The Blue, or attacking force, marched beyond the Cross Roads toward Long Pond. The Brown force was to occupy Eagle Valley, defending West Point against the hated invaders. At two o'clock, both armies having OFF POST . dined sumptuously on the dainty guard 'sandwiches provided by the camp-followers, the engagement began. lt is needless to repeat the story of that bloody day, the brave stand of General.Wildrick's force on the right of the defense, the masterly flanking march of Field Marshal Wainwright, turning General Riley's brigade, the daring dash of Colonel Quekemeyerjs regiment of cavalry, these are matters of histroy. Who can everforget the prowess of aide-de- camp Mick Daley, who rode three horses to death, or the stirring words of Corky-a"Back! my brave boys, we will beat them yet!l" F By five o'clock the "battle was o,er,'.' the victorious Blue force had captured West Point, and both victors and vanquished, weary and THe HOWITZER 189 Worn, united in giving thanks that one more "soiree" was finished. Soon after this, began the preparations for an extended practice march, Which Dame Rumor said Was to last a Week, it lasted only five days, but 'vve vvish it had lasted longer. The entire corps took part, and nobody regretted being there, in fact this Was the most valauble experience of the entire summer. But all things, good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant, come to an end. With mingled feelings of delight and sorrow We savv the approach of August Zgtll-'Ell?lTL day meant the passage of another milestone on our journey, but it also meant the leaving behind of pleasant days and the breaking up of associations dear to us. As a fitting close for our summer festivities, a domino party was decided upon. This Was indeed a novelty for West Point, but it Was a tremendous success. The next morning We "folded our tents like Arabsf, but there Was no chance to Usilently steal aWay,', even if We had Wanted to do so. We yelled for " IQO6,,, for " I9o8,,' for anything and every- thing. Then We gave our linal b U-Rafi Raxl U-Rix Rixl U. S. M. A. ' . I9o6!l Never againli Never again!! Never again!!!-and Camp Edgerton Was a thing of the pastl ' I ' ,.... THE END OF IT ALL Q-J .1 lf 1 4 5 3 V ' ff, ' ' SL? i5f , , ,Jw ., , M . x ' - " , , , 'X . ff , I ,. r, , -V1 K X' -K,-"1 'f -"' +' , ' N. , V ' , ,fri V- ' 'T , . W Q kixqj-!::Ai - X 'X y .- I - f xv: 4' , X ' f ' N. in , nf If X ' gifx Nm! : K X ' . ., " X 1 f J-xf' ,f'1'frif"' ' H ,MNA -AGA ,,lji75'dfjl- vilzissg , .. fa , , Q NW. lg .4 . 1 X 'ma PF PFI Rflllll if-5 in Z.. wfisriinorsn, mance at as l9O5A IFE at West Point is so strenuous that a change of any sort is hailed with joy, days, weeks, and even months in advance, so after the Christmas holidays had passed, and IQC5 had quieted down to a steady pace, the thoughts of the cadets, ever dwelling in the future, settled down upon the fourth of Marcli as the nearest Oasis in the weary stretch till June. Since the people of the United States had seen Ht to elect a President, we would be so good as to see that he obtained his oHice. V- But there was a dry and sandy stretch in between, and a little tan bark into the bargain. For a week before the eventful day, the walls of the old riding hall reverberated to commands other than "Lean back!" or "Trot outl," now it was "Squads rightly' or "Squads left!," While out in the stable yards a chosen few were mauling and belaboring some poor patient animals in an attempt to learn the art of mule packing. As the day drew near, the Corps retained its usual aspect of doubtful scorn, it reemed like a good thing, but everyone was sure there was a soiree attached somewhere. The first hitch came when the packing was made, No one seemed an authority on the subject, and one man actually changed his clothes from one locker to another six times, then threw them into his suit case in disgust. But these are mere superficialities. On the morning of the third, we left VVest Point, having been "entrained in a military manner." We hoped to reach Washington by noon, in fact, many had made engagements for the afternoon and evening. Noon came, and we had barely left Jersey City, the Corps was becoming sullen. Four o,clock came, we were creeping along somewhere near Philadelphia, the Corps was outspoken in its denunciations. Five o'clock came, we were at a dead halt, and we 'knew not whereg the Corps was blasphemousg the storm had brokeng the atmosphere was blue, and smelled of hre and brim- stone, shrieks, curses, and groans were mingled in one confused Yle HOWITZER 193 roar. At six We had started once more, and the Corps had subsided into a state oflistless apathy. At seven, the lights ofthe city appeared and soon We were rolling through the streets of the Capitol. We arrived in a drizzle, the streets Were full of mud, and the dark was pitchy. But We relied upon our efficient leader, Who soon conducted us to our haven, Washington Barracks. Some of us Were too tired and dispirited to do other than search out our baggage, wash some of the dirt from our faces, and BARRACKS THE FIRST NIGHT , then roll into bed. But a great many still had enough energy to go forth in search of a good time in the city. At all hours of the night these pleasure-seekers Were strolling in, and not till the Wee small hours was every bunk filled. The morning of the fourth davvned clear and Windy. Even before the sun had given a golden tip to VVashington's monument, the Corps Was astir. After considerable delay, the drums sounded, the com- panies Were formed, and the battalion started toward the Capitol, followed by the artillery, the cavalry, and thedauntless pack train. A large crovvd had already assembled when We arrived. Uni- forms of every description Were in evidence, the sober but dignified apparel of the Lieutenant-General, the smart and striking costume of the Aide, foreign staffs With their brilliant colors, and staff oHicers of our own army in black,vvith colored sashesg all forminga pleasing contrast to the sober gray of the cadets and the dark blue of the midshipmen. . BEFORE THE PARADE At noon Mr. Roosevelt appeared on the stand. The impressive ceremony of administering the oath of office was conducted, while a hush fell over the assembled thousands. Afterwards, frequently interrupted by cheers, the President delivered his address, and at its conclusion moved down between the battalion of cadets and the brigade of midshipmen, ,both standing at present arms, entered his carriage, and was driven toward the White House. The parade started soon after the President had left. Ours was the place of honor. In column of platoons we swung around the Capitol into Pennsylvania avenue. The sidewalks were crowded and every window was filled. Cheer after cheer greeted us, passing from throat to throat down the crowded street, dying away and then breaking out afresh with renewed vigor. Away back in the rear, one poor mule, overcome no doubt by the excitement of the moment, would insist upon lying down in the middle of the street. This con- duct was not approved, and he was taken home in disgrace. The rest of the column continued an unbroken march to the post-office building. Here a short halt was made while the President and his party were lingering at dinner. 'But the waiting populace kept time from hanging heavily on our hands. Fair damsels smiled at us from the windows, or threw down dainties for us to eatg while the more mischief-loving would launch an apple or an orange at an unsuspecting dress-hat, sometimes with telling effect. Re HOWITZER 19: Soon, however, the distinguished appetites were appeased and the parade resumed. Somehow, before we reached the reviewing stand, as if by instinct, every man became alert, something told him that now he must do his best. The President stood with uncovered head as the Corps marched by. When the command, "Eyes left!" was given, every eye sought his face, every heart beat faster - we were soldiers in the presence of our Commander-in-Chief. Then came a most delightful hour spent as the guests of Senator and Mrs. Kean. We were royally entertained. All manner of good things were given us to eat, and there were second, third, and even fourth rounds of everything. We had been on our feet since early morning, and our appetites were in a condition to do justice to the bountiful repast set before us. Senator and Mrs. Kean will long retain a warm spot in the hearts of the Corps. Occasions like this are what brighten the life of a cadet, they make him feel that wherever he may go, the uniform he wears will always open a way to the gaining of sympathetic friends. v Weary and footsore we reached the barracks again just at dusk. Still, after a cup of good hot coffee and a cigar, many felt spry enough to put on their dress coats and set out again for the city. There were fireworks at the monument, the ball at the Pension building, and besides, many theaters, each of these drew a goodly number of men. Some few remained at home, lost in sweet sleep and pleasant dreams, called up no doubt by the stirring scenes of the day. With the succeeding day, another chapter in our lives closed, a chapter full of vivid scenes and deep impressions imprinted in firm and lasting character on our memories. That day spent in our Nation's capitol will stand out distinct from all others, associated with the fa ces of great men, our renowned and distinguished leaders. -X ' N fx 1 ' ' '- fic s.. ff 5 ' s , t t1NkETl?5ill,QlLlTAlN 3,9 521' af Z L at 3 'fwsii' ia 1 i H5510 lvl Q AE fi ff HE first "Personally Conducted" undertaken by IQO6 took place on May 19, IQO5, when we descended en mane upon the lVIetropolitan Art Gallery. The journey to town was devoid of incident or accident, and after a careful exploration of all of Central Park, we arrived at our destination. We created quite a sensation at the Museum, people didn't know whether we were a fresh relief-of attendants or not, but upon sight of our formidable note-books and pencils, they were reassured and allowed us to follow our several ways undisturbed-except by the thought that we had to hand in reports of the trip and that we would better "get busyf, We were divided into two squads, one to study the paintings and the other the architectural models. VVe had to examine so very many pictures or models in a given time, that we at once began to " study art" with "life," however, the Drawing Departmentls system of denoting preference made things easy-to quote Jim Green, "I chose Rembrandt,s 'Portrait of a Man, because it had three stars opposite it." After luncheon, the squads exchanged tasks, and the note- taking went on to a hot finish. At the time of departure, " Barney," for some unknown cause, failed to show up, so, much to our sorrow, we were unable to add to the works of art in the museum one of his peerless "Just one more, gentlemenf' Upon our return we had to hand in lengthy reports, and the Department, not to be outdone, handed in some reports, too, for example: "Spurgin: Failing to submit, etc.,,' but notwithstanding these little pleasantries, the entire class voted the trip an entirely enjoyable and instructive one. .'J Q " A if. -1 5:2 it " M . 1.2 . f 'fi' fi iff, W - e - " QUAD, Attention! If there is any man here who feels that he:cannot give his word not to indulge in intoxicating drinks today, let him fall out and return to camp." A moment's pause, every man kept his place. "Prepare to mount. Mount! Pours Right, March! Route Order!" We were off to see the 7th Regiment encamped at Peekskill eight miles away. A delightful canter down a long and shady road, a slow walk over a high hill, a spirited trot, another short canter, a few moments halt to breathe our horses, then on again, and before we knew it we had reached our destination. . Our reception was all that could have been desired. A woman enter- tains another woman with gossip, a man entertains another man with Hgrubf, Every tent was a small supply house, as fast as one was emptied another was invaded. They made us eat, they poked it down us, and then ran for more, When we were physically unable to swallow another crumb, the brou ht drinkables-all soft, and after that, smokables. Never datilnted, vge got rid of everything, and they slapped us on the back and called us good fellows. We weren,t above gossip either. One would have thought himself transported to the days of Babel, to have heard us, every- body talking, nobody listening, and such shouting and laughing-even Hooley Foox was seen to indulge in a loud guffaw. After awhile, dinner time came-more eating. It seemed that our com- ing had been made a special occasion, and a wonderful meal had been pre- pared. Strange to say, our appetites were as keen as in the morning, and we did justice to the spread. How those 7th Regiment boys do eat! After dinner we lounged about the tents, cracking grinds, smoking, taking snap shots for future reference, and having a good time generally. Every man was ready to vow he was having the best time he ever had in his life. But all good things come to an end-so did that. Not having any other way to express our appreciation, we turned them out a class yell, a Corps yell, and a yell altogether, then mounted our steeds and rode away. ' The last thing we heard was, f'Three cheers for West Pointf' then three long and hearty cheers. J ,fff -X Wlw,,,....,.,W ulll H Q WWW Z WINIYIWMI i llIllllml Q I . 'll' i sa: 1 . ....i. -,A1 fha W EP- ,vf -." la M -1.A my ,SUYU1 ...Q -L S ONPERENCE W C Af ll, 0 HTH F1 EU, fisgie ' 1" ii HE Northfield Students' Conference is an annual gathering of Christian workers from all of the leading colleges in the East at the town of Northfield, Mass. Matters pertaining to the work done during the preceding scholastic year are discussed and commented upon, and plans for the future are drawn up. ln 1893 an attempt .was made to send a delegation from West Point, but it was unsuccessful. The next year a graduate and a furlough-man attended the conference, and the latter not only brought back glowing accounts but caused a constitution to be adopted and the Y. lVl. C. A. to be established on a sound basis. Finally in 1899 the Superintendent permitted three delegates to attend the Students' Conference, and now,owing to the great advance in Christian work at the Academy, twelve delegates are sent each ear. Y Cn the third of July, this year, the chosen few left Camp Edgerton for a "forced marchu to Northfield. From the first class there were Westover, Campbell, Johnson, W. A., Downing, Jones, R. A., McFarland, and Hoyle, from the Third class, Schultz, W., Cullum, O'Brien, Jarman, and Goethals. The trip was of such a nature as to make the practice march and shame-er-er-that is-the tactical maneuvers of the latter part of camp seem like play. From seven P. M. on the third until ten A. M. on the fourth, we were laboriously trying to reach our destination, with enjoyable and lengthy halts at such great places as Greenfield and Millers Falls, where we roamed the streets- they called them by that name-in the moonlight, patiently awaiting the pleasure of the Central Vermont R. R., which finally made it "at a wallcf' Twelve forlorn objects at length reached Marquand Hall, a fine dormitory attached to the seminary at Northfield. College Re HOWITZER 199 banners floated from all the Windows and from the gables of the roof, for Harvard, Wesleyan, Amherst, Columbia, McGill from Canada, and several smaller colleges Were already installed therein, While delegations from Yale, Princeton, Cornell and other colleges were in other buildings scattered around the conference grounds. When We came dovvn to our Hrst meal in the big dining hall, We found that the table of honor in the centre had been reserved for us, and before We could reach our seats every college there represented THE CROWD turned us out a yell, each of Which We returned. Before long, from Harvard's corner rang out, "We Want 'Army Bluel' "---We did our best. The meal Was certainly a Hhovvlingn success. That day being the glorious Fourth, a track meet Was held in the afternoon. We entered a man in every event, thus giving every- one tvvo or three chances to distinguish himself, but, ovving partly to the fatigue of our trip, and principally to our lack of athletes, We did not Win the meet as the cadets did last year. Still the showing Was by no means bad. 200 'Ee HOWITZER The day closed with exercises in the auditorium, an immense hall, which accommodated all of the delegations, and had plenty of room for the ladies besides. The galleries were well nlled when we arrived in full dress with white trousers. Wlith the Corps colors in the lead we marched to our seats 'mid a deafening uproar from all over the building. Then followed the other colleges at lock-step, winding up and down the aisles, singing their college anthems. They wore sashes and head-dresses With their respective college colors, and made a most impressive spectacle. After the noise had been quieted down there was a short ad- dress, and then each college delegation was called upon for a song and cheer. We came first with "Army Blue" and a 'flaong Corps Yell," then followed "Fair Harvard," the "Yale Boola," "Old Nassau," and others, none could fail to notice the spirit of perfect good will and hearty fellowship that was expressed in the faces, and reverberated in the cheers of this significant body of represent- ative students. After escorting the colors home, we returned to rally ,round a tremendous bonfire, built up sixty or seventy feet, and throwing a light over the rollicking crowd in a most fascinating manner. Qur work started on the fifth, and was of a very pleasant nature. At 8.30 a. m., we attended auditorium meeting, and listened to many short talks of an immensely practical value, as well as taking part in all conferences that ensued, this meeting lasted until 9.30, when the classes for Bible study were held. There were a number of these classes, each taking up some diH"erent part of the Bible. At II a. m., came Platform Meeting, at which time some noted Christian worker delivered an address, always of an intensely interesting nature. The afternoons were spent in recrea- tion. Every evening just at dusk, there was an outdoor gathering at "Round Top," a little hill overlooking the delegation grounds. Probably the most strikingly picturesque of all the scenes at North- held was this meeting with its hundreds of students offering up their songs and prayers at the close of day, in the distance the river and the mountains lighted up by the last golden rays of the sun, bringing a gentle and glorious benediction, and a sense of deep reverence into every heart. At eight P. M., we attended another short service in the auditorium, after which our delegation usually met in our rooms at "The Marquandn to discuss the matters of the day just passed, and to form plans for the morrow. Yfze HOWITZER 201 The days were full of work, but still some of the fellows seemed to think there was still something to be done at "The Northfield," a large summer hotel, and full of the ever present and ever welcome sweet summer girls. Then there was tennis, baseball, and many other sports, in every way we were most royally entertained. The meeting closed on the ninth, and an early start for West Point was made next morning. Every man felt sorry to leave that atmosphere of perfect cleanliness and good fellowship, an atmosphere impossible to appreciate unless you have been to Northfield during a delegation meeting. Even the cadets, who were about to return to dear old West Point, sighed, every man of them, they did not even "buck up" when, as our train rounded a bend of the Hudson, that old familiar view came into sight Qrlwrophy Point, Flirtation, and all that you knowj. Soon, yea too soon, Camp Edgerton was reached, and the little delegation was lost in the greater corps. But they trust that the spirit which was so indelibly impressed upon them may be diffused among the Corps, as is the leaven in the great loaf. KENDRICK HALL f ,7,,. -V . . ,. -e , .,X, V, . f A5 N spite of the fact that the hop of the night before had kept us from our downy couches until the old tower clock had struck its last before morning, the rising sun beheld some still earlier risers, for this was the day of our trip to the renfowned and famous Lake Oscawana. And so, even before reveille, all Was hurry and bustle in Camp Edgerton. Blankets, curry-combs, tin plates, all went into the same pile, and wife helped wife to get the cavalry roll suitable fortravel- ling. Our breakfast time was short, but not too short for us to think of the many things we had forgotten to put in our rolls, and so we hurried home to search out and borrow the missing articles. Then the rolls were piled into the waiting wagons, and, just as the battalion was marching across the plain from breakfast, the Recon- naissance Party formed on the color line, and thence proceeded to the plain to the waiting line of horses there to draw the prizes- Fulton, Marcy, or Strong, trembling with fear, we awaited the pleas- ure of Dame Fortune. Stirrups were quickly adjusted, the unfor- tunates, meanwhile, making uncomplimentary remarks about their innocent companions for the march, while those who were fortnuate enough to draw Meade or Starring were fearful lest they would have to "close in one Hle to the right." With mingled feelings of pleasant anticipation and nameless fear, we watched the strange bundles, called luncheons, packed at the Mess Hall, then trotted down the hill to the ferry. Each man drew a breath of relief as the boat pulled out from shore leaving West Point behind. 7ZeiHOWITZER 203 The several squads parted company at the Country Club. With sketching cases oriented, erasers secure, pencils sharpened, each indicated the origin of its map and started on its own road into the unknown, hoping to meet again at a common destination, even if their sketches did insist that they were miles apart, The roads made many bends, the sights were difhcult to take, the lines were hard to draw, and the horses would 11Ot stand still. The silence of the immense woods was often broken by a "Hold stillll' or a'k'VVhoal" supplemented by remarks quite unauthorized AFTER THE FIRST MEAL by the Department of Tactics. But the engineers knew it must be thus, for they had drawn maps before. After dreary hoursof pushing the "6H," our appetites began to long for the unknown delicacies of that mess-hall lunch. About noon we were much relieved when the Lieutenant stopped at a delightful little spring by the roadside and informed us that there we were to feast. The horses were first unsaddled and turned into Farmer Du- crot's pasture, there to help themselves to the spoils of the land. 204 The HOWITZER i Then We made haste to reach the Wagon, each to receive his little package. Lo and behold!-one egg and three dry sand- Wiches. Think of it!-to be brought into the Wilderness and choked to death. . But We Were far too CAMP GANOP-Us hungry to state our grievances there. In groups of twos and threes, K-dets could be seen collecting in the shade of an old apple tree, or looking for shelter under a spread- ing chestnut. Soon a little White bag Was pulled from each gray shirt, and the famous bull skag brought peace and ,contentment to the heart of each. -' k Our rest was short, We soon had our horses saddled again-and plodding on toward our distant goal. Shortly before sundovvn We pulled up on the crest of a hill to vievv the surrounding country, What We saw cheered us and made us glad once more. For there beneath us, nestled cosily in a bend of the tranquil Canopus, Was A BOUNTIFUL REPAST our camp already pitched. One squad had arrived before us, for there were some horses tied to a picket line, with an abundance of fZZe HOWITZER 205 hay scattered around, into which the tired creatures were continually thrusting their noses. Some few persons were gathered around a solitary camp-fire which had been built down near the creek. It was a pleasant-sight, offering soothing rest for our tired limbs, and a promise of something to satisfy our now ravenous appetites. We were met at headquarters by our Commander-in-Chief, Swish. He had not been seen before, but was much in evidence thereafter. Supper did not last long, for P. D. and Bill Lane had already reported on the wonders of the lake. So by seven, we were trudging up the hill, then on and on toward the hotel and the "Shebang." The walk Was hard, but the lake pretty, the boat ride refreshing, and the hop delightful, and we hope our hostess did not disapprove of our costume, for we had forgotten our dress coats and were forced to attend in riding trousers and gray shirts, torn and dusty. At first our Commander-in-Chief would allow us to stay till ten only, but lost in the' smiles of a pretty 1'716lZ.Cl,E71, he later extended the time thirty minutes and then got an absence on taps himself. How- ever, none of us care tolthrow stones. Dusty and tired we went to camp, but not to sleep, for those who preferred camp to the lake were kept awake by yells like, UNO. 2, two o'clock, allis well," this about II p. m. in camp near Canopus, Creek. But even the noisiest finally quieted down. It was strange how soundly the men did sleep, especially when an effort was made by the poor picket sentinel to rouse some one to take his place. Reveille came, as it always does, at the most inop- portune time, and right hard it was that morning. In the course of an hour our trusty band filed off down the trail with compass and sketching case, and took the road toward home. Shortly before noon we passed our starting point of the day before, and stopped at Garrison to eat our lunches and put the finishing touches to our maps. Then with joy in our hearts, we boarded the "I-Iiglilanderl' again, and started for the West Shore, surrendered our horses to the cavalry guard on the other side, and, with a sigh of relief, crossed the cavalry plain to old Camp Edgerton and the showers. Although it cannot be said that our maps were wonders, either in accuracy or neatness, still we can say that they contain nothing but what might be found on the other side of the river, and you could do no more than lose yourself were you to use one as a guide. 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This Goat dwelt in Camp Edgerton, and, when there was Nothing to do, would Sleep and Sleep. The time when there was nothing to Do rarely came in Camp Edgerton, 'but between drills, especially before Artillery drill, this Goat was won't to Pipe. "Veri- ly," said he, "I Qpine that there his nothing in the Life of a Soldier for me, Infantry I don't want, Cavalry l wouldn't have, and Ar- tillery is worse than the Two combinedf, So the Goat lay Down and slept on. It came to pass, However, in the middle of August in the year nineteen Hundred and Five, that the first Class, the one to which the Goat belonged, was taken to Fort Totten. Here it was that the X HE ARFZIVES i7Ze HOWITZER 207 Goat Was given every opportunity to ln- spect all the Wonder- ful achievements in Modern coast Artil- lery. Qften the Goat Would Wander out Alone to the Batteries and stare in Avved Silence at the Mon- strous guns, HI Opine,', said he to himself, "that one could not live on a A THE PLUNGE Ship if such batteries Were trained Upon her," and so he Would inspect and Inspect these large Engines of Modern Warfare. ' A Now ithappened that this Goat must Attend tvvo drills Daily. This caused a Thrill of Joy to disturb him. He had Hitherto been accustomed to attend six, with Lectures thrown in betvveen, so the Goat slept no more, but remained Wide awake and listened to all the Wonders that Were told Him. From a slot in the Conning tower, He Would Watch the Incoming ships as their White sails floated over the vast expanse of the Blue, and Was Wont to say, H My! is it Not marvelous Fl' Then a voice would sound, " Commence tracking," telephone bells Would Ring, and down at the Batteries the men Would Work Harder and harder. Then again the same voice Would sound, "Cease tracking"-"Target lost," and all would be still, and the silence of Death would Spread over the Land of Totten. "There," said the Goat,"'that is Brull: in Songf' and Would straightvvay Whistle "Yankee Doodle Boyl' as he Stepped gaily Dovvn the Stairs. But this Was not all that the Goat Was to See. One night When the Darkness of Blackest midnight Sat upon the sea, Four gleaming Search lights Were Set to bear upon the distant Incoming ships, so that They could be tracked as by Day. Then the Goat's joy Knew no Bounds, and he Danced With Glee upon the Bank of Pitf'A," so that He loseth his Balance and rolleth Merrily among the Mortars. CAMP BATTERY MAHAN Re HOWITZER 209 Then on the following Day the 7 Goat was taken on the "General Meigs" far out into the Ocean, and - a Submarine mine was Planted, and He was brought Back again amid the Chilling drizzle of Rain and Wind, and he Was Deposited on the Grassy slope of the Bat- teries, that He might behold The Marvelous explosion amidst the Water. He waited and Waited. Then there was a Terrific sound, and a geyser projected Itself from the Bay, and Then again all was Still-like Death. Now it was that this Goat became radiant with a Glee and Rubbed violently his pw --A., Waistcoat, which was the Custom of all true Goats. "I opine that I shall Take the Heavy artillery," and he Scampered away for his Accustomed Plunge and his Favorite C1 ar. g Nextday It was Necessary for Him to return to his home at West Point. Tears of Regret made deep Furrows in his Cheeks as the "General Meigs" took him further and Further from the Land of Totten. Down uponvthe Locker in his Old Home did He sit Himself, looking the personification of Lost Hope. "Verily," said he to his yearling wife, "I opine There is Nothing like it,', and then rolled Over in Sleep. MoraZ.' Take the Heavy Artillery. -J! X X ,W ff "Nw, 'if f iw Ha .f My YS:-rs. A ., f -X' . T " . ,,,Qi li ix. -.FAEM fa- , .1. . -, ' r A .2-' -,' 'W 1. ,'ffs'r few ..a. . I 5 I f A ,a fa5f"' T a - . M . .. . , 4, I V W. I yi, -VX ' if ,J ' .. , , ,.-. N "tlX'l'. "1 I ' ' f V I I -"x 1 - V ' ' 'za ., , Klgff. --Q---'---V-W W- ----- ---V--5 . 'V ' ,. - wfaa-1.'i.L. Cijiit., ...dem 311, K tt xJ AST target practice season, for the Hrst time in its history, the Military Academy had a rifle team which was sent to Sea Girt, there to compete in the National Shoot. Perhaps no time more favorable for the formation of a rifle team could have been selected, as this year, by special attention to target-practice, We were able to qualify four expert riflemen, twelve sharpshooters, and ten marksmen from the first and third classes-a record far in advance of that of any previous year. It is a noteworthy fact that the grade ofexpert-riilemen has never before been attained by a Cadet. From their records on the range during the summer, the follow- ing men were selected to compose the rifle team: Campbell, Clagett, Cotton, Dixon, Gatewood, Heard, Horsfall, Lewis, C. A., Mac- lVlillan, Minick, Peterson, Pratt, Torney, Westover and Wildrick. Captain Exton was team captain, Captain Thayer, coach, and Lieutenant Glade, spotter. These omcers and cadets left West Point for Sea Girt, Friday, Aug. 18. At Sea Girt there were two sides to our life, two sides that were separate and apart, however. To do one well, we found it necessary to forget the other for the time. Remembering the motto " Business before pleasure," we take them up in their proper order. Our first work was to inspect the Sea Girt range after the firing had ceased the first day. We found it very different from our own range. The method of marking hits was new to us. The range clocks were new to us, the anerometer puzzled us, at first to know what it was, then to read it. Though we had heard of many devices in use on the target range, we had seen but few, and for all we knew, those mysterious satchels that the old "cracks', carried with them on the range might He HOWITZER 211 contain a guide to the bulls eye, or a guarantee of centers. Later, we found that the usual contents of such a satchel were: an hygro- meter, a thermometer, a telescope, a sight elevator, et Cetera, all indispensable when contending with Sea Girt conditions, so the owners argued. The conditions were indeed trying at times, we often found them hard to cope with. The man on the firing line, as he faces his target, looks toward the east and out to sea-the long-range targets are directly on the beach. In the early morning the sun, rising behind the targets, throws a light on them that completely non- pluses the average man. In the afternoon the light conditions were 1"A"5Lle' . ' 1 THE TEAM just reversed, with the sun directly behind the contestant, his target stood out clear and distinct. Naturally, the best scores were made in the afternoon, those to whose lot it fell to fire in the early morning were simply "out of luck." So much for the light conditions. Down in "Washington Valleyf, more commonly known as "the polo Hats," where our own target range is located, nature has put up a sort of semi-circular barrier against the wind-that ele- ment most destructive of high scores in shooting. At Sea Gift no such barriers exist. A constant sea breeze has clean sweep over the range. This breeze frequently attains the proportions of a hurri- cane, the anerometer registering a velocity of from 25 to 30 miles 212 He HOWITZER an hourg with the result that we were forced to use windages never heard of at West Point. The inevitable result of these new and varying conditions was erratic shooting. Qn days when the conditions approached those we had been used to, our score was excellentg when the conditions were capricious, the wretched scores told the tale. About three days Were spent in practiceg then the National Individual Match opened. In this match there were about 700 entries-all team captains entering their men in order to give them the advantage of the practice for the National Team Match. During this time our shooting improved very much. We had gained con- THE FIRING LINE siderably in self-conhdence, and knew now that the secret of shooting did not lie in those mysterious satchels. In the team match we made a good showing, and we are confident that we would have stood much higher had we been more thoroughly acquainted with the peculiar conditions of the range. As to the general results of the trip much might be said. In no other way could we have been so profoundly impressed with the important place assigned to target practice by the military authori- ties. No keener interest in the results of the shooting from day to day was displayed than by those whom we have a right to assume know most about the needs of the service. He HOWITZER 213 Now about the social side of our stay in that most delightful region. In telling this We feel like second classmen reciting deeds of furlough to yearlings in june. On the second night there, en- cased in buttons and white trousers, we swooped down en marie on the grand military ball at the N. State Ride Association Club House. We had the pleasure of meeting there many of the delightful summer girls who frequent the jersey coast. Before we said good- night to these dear girls, we had accepted enough invitations to dinners and dances to keep us in dress coats till a permanent set left us top shaped. We cannot say enough good things about the Sea Girt girls, to whom we are indebted for so many enjoyable occasions. ln the morning they would drive over to the range, after sending the coachman along the firing line to locate the "West Point cadetsf, they would take up their stand in rear of our position while they Watched the firing of those in whom they chanced to be especially interested. When these particular cadets had completed their "strings," they would, as you might expect, drop back and join the Hgalleryf' Close -observation usually disclosed the fact that the interest of the girls, as well as that of the fortunate cadets, waned just at this time, and an attentive ear might have heard some such remark as this directed to a Montana peak: "Run along into camp now and change uniforms, I want to drive you over to Deal Beach. Quick!" Like a good soldier, the cadet obeyed. Not the least enjoyable one of these jaunts was a trip in "the machinel' to Asbury Park, followed by dinner and a dance at the Casino. While we are assigning credit to those who made the Sea Girt trip two weeks' of continuous pleasure, we must mention General Harries, whose dinner to the entire team and its oH'icers at the New Monniouth in Spring Lake will cause him to be pleasantly remembered by us all. We regret that lack of space compels us to omit many inter- esting accounts-as, for instance, the evolution of a full-fledged spoonoid from such unsuspected material as Pot Lewis, who proved himself quite a Chesterfield on various occasions. It is claimed that no squad of cadets ever left West Point with more privileges than the members of the rifle team, and none of those who went are in a position to dispute the claim. No request for a reasonable privilege was refused, and there were few infractions of rules. There were some, to be sure, but verily they had their reward, their children to the seventh generation will rise up and call Baron Rosen blessed. X CC Fil Tl 5,5 il h Qfaxa? , o o 0 Iggy ll ' ' A ' Extract from Colonel C. A. Bill's Organization and Tactics, Edition 1925. CHAPTER X "Campaign of Corps of Kaydets in Summer of 1 905" "NVhere ignorance is bliss 'tis folly to be Wise." -Colonel Dutch Kiefer S an example of the principles set forth in the foregoing chapters, the campaign of the West Point Corps is Without an equal. In this remarkable raid, covering a period of five days, every principle of artillery, infantry, cavalry, and other regulations, Was most consistently violated, thus showing the practical value of the author's assertion that a complete knowledge of tactics is necessary in order to do otherwise. On August 21, the Corps, consisting of one division of infantry, one regiment of cavalry, one regiment of artillery, one ambulance train, one supply column, and one provost guard, left West Point and crossed to the East bank of the Hudson. The crossing Was not opposed by the enemy, as the staff had previously arranged matters With the Ferry company, and all fares had been paid. Theoretically, Garrisons Was the base of operations, an im- aginary force Was left here With instructions to vary its size from time to time as the exigencies of the case demanded. From here the first operations were directed against the enemy commanded by Count Von Nieu Bovvld, Who had under him a considerable force composed of all arms, and occupying a strongly fortified posi- tion on the road leading from Garrisons to Cold Springs. The attacking force Was commanded by General Babe. About eleven A. M. the advance scouts of the attacking column stumbled on to the enemy, and spent a fevv moments discharging their pistols into the air in order to dernoralize the enemyls forces. Hearing the noise in front, General Babe sent his aide, Captain He HOWITZER 215 Wareing, to see what was doing, the latter, finding a nice rough- house going on, of course stayed to see the fun. About this time the gallant Captain Pelot rushed forward with his artillery, estab- lished it in battery on the side ofa hill, and began afurious fire upon a clump of trees about two thousand yards distant, but, happening to look over the stone wall along which his guns were stationed, he discovered the enemy's infantry lying Hat on the ground, he then held the butt of his pistol in the air and yelled, "Decision,' at THE START the top of his voice, so frightening the enemy that they ran away and commenced a flank attack. Meanwhile, on the left, a heated engagement was being fought by the cavalry dismounted and the infantry. The cavalry of the attacking column was commanded by Colonel Olmstead, and was exceedingly well handled. It advanced up the road at a trot to CAMP AT COLD SPRINGS 'Zia HOWITZER 217 within one hundred yards of the hostile skirmishers, then dismounted and drew lots for horse- holders, meanwhile enjoying a spicy fire from the enemy. Finally, line of skir- mishers was formed, . and the men began COMPANY STREET to return the fire, but when their guns got hot, they had to throw them away and hide themselves in the thick grass. The enemy, who had expected an attack, thought per- haps a mistake had been made, and fell back anyhow. Count Von Nieu Bowld could, no doubt, have won the Hght, but feeling a gnawing at his stomach, he turned to his aide saying, "Some of us eat to live, but most of us live to eatgn whereupon the aidephadthe recall sounded, and both forces went into camp near Cold Springs. The casualties were very few, two men were poisoned with ivy,.and one was slightly overheated. U The next day Gen. Le Com heard that the enemy was march- ing on Fishkill, he decided to cut him off. To do this it was neces- sary to have a forced march. The day being Sunday, negotiations were opened with the enemy, and it was agreed that no guns would be fired, but whoever got there first could have the village. It was one thing to say make a forced march and another to do it, so it was decided to turn loose Col. Bird du Caw in front of the command and sic the troops on him. This was done with great success. At Fishkill the troops were allowed to bathe in the river, but could not show their heads above the banks. During the evening some went to church, others lingered in camp around the fires, and still others went elsewhere. Cn the following day, Col. Si Monds had command of the attacking force. The action on this day was a great credit to the cavalry. Captain Quack made a gallant charge upon an artillery position, sabered the cannoneers, and put the whole battery out of business. Lieut. Hooly Foox was scouting out ahead of the column 218 Ee HOWITZER When the enemy opened fire with his artillery, Lieutenant Foox, with great pres- ence of mind, rushed , back to Colonel Si lVlonds and reported that the enemy had opened fire with his artillery. This is a fine example of gal- lantry and bravery in action coupled With great keenness of - observation. FUN The infantry did not have a chance to distinguish itself until about noon, When it spied in the distance the hostile artillery, limbered up and moving so asyto expose its flank. Immediately the command deployed and opened up a vigorous fire. The enemy responded by Waving their handkerchiefs as a signal that the light Was over, it Was decided that none of the shots took effect. Camp that night Was pitched on a rocky hillside. Many of the soldiers attended a ball in the vicinity and danced With the prettv maidens, some ran away and visited Mount Beacon, but all Were ready for action the next morning. Cn this day, Col. Bird du Cavv Was sent With a detachment to intercept the enemy's Wagon train. The morning Was filled with heated engagements, all noted for their many acts of individual braveryg the men Were fearless in the face of a most galling fire. Col. Bird du Cavv couldn't find the train, but decided to give the enemy a hot time anyhovv. The cavalry, commanded by Capt. Fanny Dickman, made a thrilling charge around the brovv of a hill and later engaged the infantry of the enemy. Each side thought it licked the other, and thereupon a heated dispute arose, but Count Von Nieu Bowld, riding up, ordered the cavalry back to try it over. Later the enemy turned loose upon Col. du Cavv's forces a Wild horse With a plovv attached, in an attempt to demoralize his forces. This Was contrary to the rules of War, as it is expressly stated that the ranks may be plowed by bullets only. This fact Was called to g .,-? AE? L digs. He HOWITZER 219 their attention, a dis- pute arose, and a close hand-to-hand conflict ensued. Men stood on oppo- site sides oftrees and tried to get at each other, and one man, thinking he was chasing another around a tree, shot eHow himself in the hand, this Was the most serious calamity of the war. Camp that night was pitched 'near the Hudson, but nobody was drowned, though it was feared for a while that Major Kate Donahoo was lost, he afterwards turned up. Next day General Le Com directed an attack on Cold Springs, then held by General Babe. The fight was mostly carried on by Col. Bow Lee with his artillery. The forces of General Babe fell back before the terrific noise of the cannon and frightful sounds that escaped from the lips of Col. Bow Lee. Hearing these, General Babe threw up his hands, shrieking, "All is lost!" and fell back on his imaginary base, Cold Springs. Before he could cross the river the enemy came up and they crossed together. Thus ended this remarkable campaign, in Which no towns were destroyed, not a line of communication cut, no muskets captured, no prisoners taken, and not a single life lost. COMING UP THE HILL 'l'lI ll0llSE Sll0YY "Mathuse's 600 at The Horse Show "' CCopied from the Society Columns of the New York Daily Tommy-Rotnb HE First Class from the United States Nlilitary Academy entered the ring about half past three in the afternoon and occupied boxes at both ends of the Garden. They were chaperoned by Captain Mathuse, a prominent society man and an expert horseman, who has been of late teaching the class to be English in the saddle. Society had long since begun to tire of the entries, and the timely arrival of the cadets served to add a touch of brilliancy to the affair of the week, calling them out en mama. The entries of the afternoon were dull for the most part, except the Hunter's class, which held the attention of all until it closed. The cavalry class, it was noticed, particularly amused the cadets, and well it might anyone who professed to be a cavalryman. Several times it was seen that the riders had no scruples about throwing away their sabers. It had been customary for one cadet, at least, to ride during previous years, and the fact that no one did this year proved a disappointment to many. At six in the evening a reception was held in the upper ball room for the cadets, Colonel Fellows and Captain Mathuse being in the receiving line. An elaborate dinner was served in the cafe immediately afterwards, and when cigars had been passed, the young men at the tables arose and gave many cheers for their generous host. The evening performance took on more life, and few cadets remained in their boxes. Oiseau Byrd was seen chatting gaily in the box of Mrs. Birdlike Tu. He wore a buttoniere of orchids and green spats. He HOWITZER 221 E. De Long Smith and Paul Revere Manchester' were at the head of the main stairway where they stood most of the evening. It is said the former will soon announce his engagement, but Dame Rumor has it that he is somewhat indisposed toward giving the usual bachelor dinner, as he has too many convivial friends, this is mere gossip, yet K. W. Marantette Wilhelm says it is certain, and K. W. generally knows. 5 Mr. G. L. R. Converse did the ring several times. He is looking much better than usual this year, and there is much conjecture as to why. James Wilson Riley was there, and also John Yazoo Queke- meyerg both a'EImz'am'es of last winter. They were resplendent in gold lace and American beauty roses. Mr. Quekemeyer has taken on much color lately, especially since his formal entrance. They occupied a box, , Mr. Joseph Choate King was completely surrounded by a bevy of ladies, and was hugely lionized most of the evening. He made his formal bow just last summer, but he carried himself with the poise that rarely comes for several seasons. Later in the evening the cadets shared the attention of the audience with the New York corps of Street Cleaners, whose natty white uniforms and gold buttons mingled most pleasantly with the West Point gray: The street Cleaners were cheered heartily as they entered the ring. To be sure, these men did not march as .steadily nor stand as erectly as the cadets, but .anything in uniform will please the ladies, who henceforth gave the cadets only half of their smiles. The street cleaners wore long wreathes of beautiful morning glories tied with pink ribbons, while most of the cadets wore shower bouquets in the evening. O! September Pendleton was seen returning on the train. W A Cm - .Ti A aa Qi If i 1906 ll ... To the fnrtructor 0fOra'1mnce, United State: Mz'lz'tary zffaalemy: SIR :-I have the honor to submit the following report of my visit to the Water- vliet Arsenal on january 27, IQO6. We left West Point early in the morning, arriving at Albany at a decent hour for breakfast, which we found all ready and waiting for us. The pretty young wait- resses did their best to please, and were mostly successful, but I think Cadet VVilli- ford can give more extended information on this subject. We then took the trolley for the Arsenal, several miles out of the city in the direction of Buffalo, in fact almost in the suburbs of Troy. The route led along a large ditch, which some said was the Erie canal. After being introduced to the Commanding Ofhcer at the Arsenal, and passing the time of day with him, We started to inspect the different shops. For this pur- pose we were divided into groups, each group taking along a captain or a lieutenant as a guide. We saw many interesting and amusing things. The machinery was well disci- plined and did some wonderful tricks. The new I6-inch gun is a whopper, made entirely of wood, thus possessing a great advantage over the old types in point of weight and price. Inoticed a peculiar kind of breech block, it was spherical in shape, and in fact was a two-hinged truss fastened at both ends. Among other things, there was a new kind of shaping tool that worked at the rate of 27 feet a minute, cutting off a curled chip one square inch in cross section and developing such intense heat that the chip turned a beautiful blue. This was the most incred- ible thing in the shop. We also saw them shrink a jacket on to a tube, the jacket being lifted by means of a stork. Luncheon was served at noon, and this was the most enjoyable hour of the day. There were sandwiches, coffee, skags and charming girls. We ate the first, drank the second, smoked the third, talked to and made eyes at the fourth. What would the Army be without the ladies ? In the afternoon we did some more inspecting, but by this time my brain was rather fagged, and I only remember one thing of importance, this was a centrifugal wringer for squeezing oil out of steel. 'I didn't know before that it could be done. We left the Arsenal at 4. P. M., had dinner at the Depot, and started for YVest Point at 5:30, reaching there without accident about tattoo. Very respectfully, JOHN CONRAD MALLET, Cadet First Class 1 .',f " Q f'QQ 4' ' p '.Aq' N a bright day next April the "Gen, Meigs " will come again to West Point and take into its arms the Class of 1906. The day will be clear, of course, the sunshine warm, the breeze refreshing, the wa- ter as blue as the sky above, except where it lashes into foam at the prow, or stretches away in a broad white streak from the stern. Down the river, past the City right merrily will we go. Tugs and steam- ers will pass us shrilling their cheery salutes, perhaps we may turn them out a yell, the spirit will not be lacking. A shorttrip down the Jersey coast will bring us to Sandy Hook and the big guns. ' There we shall hear the most deafening noises we ever heard in our lives-with cotton in our ears, our mouths open, and standing on our toes. Then we shall return to West Point and discuss the Ordnance and the Heavy Artillery until time to go to Gettysburg, this will be by rail and in May-May, think of it! To wander over that famous old battlefield will indeed be a privilege. Perhaps we shall not have forgotten the 27,000 loaded rifles found after the battle, nor the musket containing twenty cartridges. It may be that such a thought will intrude itself upon our memory, or, lost in contemplation of the country over which Pickett made his famous and gallant charge, we may even forget that graduation is but a stone's throw away. Three days shall we spend on that historic ground, 'Hconsecrated by the lives of our countrymenf' We may perhaps be so fortunate as to be able to listen to that renowned orator, who so glowingly paid tribute to the valor of his comrades, and won such favor in the eyes of our esteemed prede- cessors, the Class of IQO5. We may perhaps meet and defeat the famous Gettysburg baseball nine. We know we shall enjoy those three days, and the home coming will not be the bitter that has heretofore spoiled all the sweet such trips may contain, for graduation will be too near, and under its exhilirating prox- imity nothing could be bitter, everything must be sweet. I v pf 4. Mg iq , 'N -'Www 1171 K rg, mix X lb NN N LTVIOST an of us made XX, Ks our acquaintance With E W Cadet Hops When We were plebes Thought plebes couldn t go to hops P Of course they can t, their acqua1ntance With hops 1S made entirely in an indirect manner. VVe can all ,remember as plebes hovv friendly the upper classmen were just before a big hop, and hovv instead of "Gerrarchinnin!ll" We Were politely asked, "Mister, are you a printoid FH ' Well, this lasted a Weary time, until finally our first graduation hop rolled around, and first classmen with long strings of female relatives and. friends, Hcome to see Josh lVledder's boy graduate," vvaylaid us in the area, in our rooms, anywhere, and unloaded one of them on us. Then We Went out not knowing any better, and strung our innocent classmates into taking dances on the card We Were so laboriously making out, that is the Way lots of feuds start. It makes one Wonder who got the Worst of it-the plebe Who traded guard tours With an upper classman so the latter could go to the hop, or the plebe that dragged for a first classman. But at that, those of us Who got to go had a good time, and danced, or tried to dance, for the first time in over a year-and some of us for the first time in our lives. Cullum Hall in our eyes that night rivaled in splendor the fairy palaces that imagination in our childhood days loved to fancy. HOW chests Were throvvn out and chins defiantly thrust out at all the World, as We proudly promenaded in the inter- missions! Yes, and When the hop was over and We Were discussing it over a last skag before turning in, We had to agree that We cadets were certainly regular " divils" with the ladies. Yearling camp is an endless riot of drill, guard duty, and hops. Most everyone turns into a desperate spoonoid, and the guard tour that makes a man miss a hop is doubly cursed. The hops, next to 3 V 3 .3 '1' !,x:S-' fa, 1 , ' ,'1-, : .4 pf.w'.r,gagi-if-as 1 f gs,-9-ps 3 , figif' ,49.f5.f:g: Wi1.I":-'Q X ' - " sl., -as, . i. W,., f H H i 'ff-'Q-iiziw ' '. - ' .M ,:.-"Y e' gf an 11 f' . -,nf-" ll ix X Q 1 , T-.. : ' ' 'EY'x?L.1',I' -y - ,' ' -. '- F'E3-f-7i2E:::?"- i .Il ' . ' : ' - - Gi X Q . '-'fiTva:ff New - . Nw . N ' ::- ,- H " Y' it ' , . fi Eli . -'57 - -f -" ui . 'J 1" . . , at , " ' ZIV? 06' . 228 fZZe HOWITZER the days the Tac Department impotently gnashes its teeth because old Jupiter Pluvius has knocked a chunk out of the drill program, are the things that make yearling camp bearable. It is then that the festive yearling improves his steps and becomes the graceful dancer that, according to the West Point novel, all cadets are. But before that perfection is reached, there comes a period when the neophyte is an object of horror on the hop room floor, to be shunned by friend and foe alike. There are those cadets who imagine dancing is an energetic sort of human billiards and try to carrom off as many couples as possible during an evening-and those that with grimly clenched jaw and remorseless eye gallop madly up and down like the Juggernaut crushing all who have not the agility to keep out of their paths. Then there are those who owe their introduction to the joys of oscillating to their reprehensible habit of bending their left arms at the elbow instead of holding them straight out at the prescribed angle of sixteen degrees with the horizontal. But far be it from.us to destroy the tender illusion entertained by so many fair maids as to the Terpsichorean superexcellence of the cadet. Rather let us turn and regard for a moment the factor that makes the hops so enjoyable for the cadets themselves-the femmes, of course. The types are few, the individuals many. Highest ranking among them all, at least in her own eyes, is the Post femme, blase and tolerantly amused-making out her own card from among the P. Sfs who have achieved her favor, and overlooking with super- cilious indifference those cadets lacking the entree to Post society. Then there is the cadet girl. There are many of her, from the new one of sixteen cadetless summers to the veteran of n+2 bell button campaigns. Some cadet girls grow to be regular institutions and are venerated as such-their praises are sung in the Hundredth Night play-and the only place where they do not appear is on the skin list. Some are wise and ugraduatev with the class they came in with, and some are foolish and are handed down from class to class-like the one that remembers when Sep Pendleton was a plebe. Finally, there is the femme who is up for her first hop. She generally comes from Miss Ducrot,s school at Manorhurst-on-the- Bluff, and, to hear her talk, she has attained the zenith of her am- bitions when she dances with a real live cadet for the Hrst time. She is intensely interested in everything military, she asks innum- erable questions, the next day she returns home laden with bell buttons, and, if she is sufficiently good-looking, with sundry vows of Ee HOWITZER 229 eternal devotion breathed into her eager ears by the impressionable cadets she has met. In second class year hops become of less importance in the cadetls life than they have been heretofore. The furlough hop is the closing scene of his eventful vacation. The second classman regards it more as the funeral of a past happiness than as the birth of a new one. Later, when he has shaken himself into his old rut, the football hops come in a more joyful guise. They have an indi- viduality of their own, they are more frequented, and at these hops the prettiest femmes are seen-numbers of them, never so proud as when on the arm of a battered gridiron warrior-the batter-eder the better. Harry Torney and Ray Hill were always fortunate in having their features most picturesquely misplaced after every game, and thus won feminine favorfor themselves. With first class camp comes the acme of spooning. The first classmen are the cocks of the walk. They are the biggest things Within the horizon, until the Tac Department takes a hand in the game, the tacs are the only ones who shrivel the dignity ofthe three- stripers. But in the spooning game, these same three-stripers hold all the trumps, they take all the tricks. At the hops the near- graduates lord it over every one else, the hops are distinctly theirs, and the ever-prevalent, welcome thought of "never again" adds to their enjoyment. The crowning glory of hops, as of the cadet's spooning, is of course the brilliant Graduation Hop. As the cadets, hops begin with the graduation hop, so do they end: Cullum is filled with fond papas and mammas chaperoning bevies of fiendish femmes. ln their faces shines the pride and happiness they feel in the success of their own particular lad in gray, who on the morrow is to receive the reward of four long years of toil. And many men who dance there for the last time, dance with the one woman who is to make of life a Paradise for them. The dances follow each other only too fleetingly, and great as is the relief of the first classmen on reaching the end of their many trials, toward the close of the evening, a feeling of unexpected regret and even sadness comes over them as they realize that here cadet hops end for them. They are looking at Cullum's unrivaled splendor for the last time through cadet eyes, they may attend other hops, but never again as cadets. 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'uit W. - Qf Q PM Ja OLM S T ERD " CAPTAIN IJUMPERNICKLE " A VAUDEVILLE IN TWO ACTS Presented by the Dialectic Society of the United States Military Academy ONE HUNDRED DAYS TILL JUNE. 1 906 Book and Lyrir: by . WALTER EDWARD DONAHUE and DONALD ALLISTER ROBINSON MUSIC SELECTED JAMES S. BRADSHAW, Stage Manager DONALD A. ROBINSON, Mu5z'cal Director Hundredth Night Committee WALTER E. DONAHUE, Prefzaent of the Dialectic Society JAMES S. BRADSHAW ' DONALD A. ROBINSON PAUL R. MANCHESTER JOHN C. HENDERSON WILLIAM E. LANE W. WATTS ROSE fZZe HOWITZER 237 . SYNOPSIS The first act opens at a scene outside the Press Them Inn at Sheeps- head Bay. This is in the morning and a number of summer girls are seen Waking the sleeping innkeeper and chiding him about the scarcity of men at his resort, so extensively advertised. This occasions the innkeeper to tell the ladies of the expected appear- ance of the Duke and Duchess du Paty du Clam. The Duke is a loud ,type of man who has tried everything and found nothing in it. He tells this in song. The Duchess, on the other hand is anything but bored, but, being a member of a Worthy family of Quakers, is a little slow. The Duke and Duchess are prone to quarrel. The Duchess on her arrival meets the actress, Thea, Who tells her to flirt, play the races and be more gay if she Would hold the Duke's attention. This advice occasions several amusing Hirtations on the part of the Duch- ess, one being with a jockey, McGinnis by name, whom the Duke has brought along with him. The principal character, Captain Pumpernickle, hails from West Point. He brings the First Class from the Academy down to Sheepshead. The plot of the play centers about one large pearl, which the Captain has obtained from the Sultan of Yoho, giving the Sultan his note for it. This note is long overdue so the,Sultan sends tvvo envoys to collect. These envoys come in contact with a strolling player, Kimono, Who seeing the large revvard offered for the return of the pearl, engages a band of criminals to murder the Captain. The rascals undertake the crime. They beset the Captain after a din- ner at the inn. The Captain finds out they are of the house of "Cut and Slash," this house he maintains is but a branch of the house of"Skin and Con," of Which he is chief member. Therefore they do not kill him. The pearl has in the meantime been given to the actress, Thea, in a Wager. .The Captain bet it on the Duke's horse "Hydrant," who was run in the race ofthe afternoon. The Duke bribed the jockey to lose the race and let "Silverheels" Win. The reason for this is not made evident. There are With the strolling player a Count and a Curate. The Count is a broken down Frenchman, and is a former husband of Thea,s. The strolling player finds this out, and, in return for keeping this secret, gets the pearl from the actress. It is taken from him by the Curate and sent back to the Sultan through the envoys. The play is a vaudeville purely, and many characters are brought in, all becoming more or less involved in the plot. Perfect continuity is not aimed at nor is it necessary. The time of Writing this is too early to say anything about the indi- viduals in the play, and, as for saying anything about the production as a Whole, this too would be anticipatory. The music Was selected from many operas that had long runs several years ago. - N ' gl kxji -I l. f f . 1 AND yi' y g OLPFSTERD CA-PTAIN PUMPERNICKLE, a tireless disciplinarian, one of the quill's Own PHILIP H. CARROLL '09 DUKE DU PATY DU CLAM, who has tried everything and found nothing in it Q W. WATTS ROSE 'O6 MCGUINIS, the Duke's jockey GEORGE W. BEAVERS '08 THEA3 an actress from the "Opera COmique," formerly of Chicago WALTER E. DONAHUE, '06 PRISCILLA, married to the Duke, belonging to the worthy family of Quakers ' ALEXANDER W. CHILTON '07 SIEGFRIED DINKELSPIEL VON DRESSCOATSBLOUSEN, a leader of the band PIERRE V. KIEFFER 'O6 REV. MR. BATTETETAT, spiritual adviser of the Duchess Disguised as ' COUNT DE RATTETETAT, one of Thea's former husbands strolling players 5 - - WILLIAM A. GANOE, O7 JOHN C. HENDERSON, 'O6 KIMONO, a strolling player CHARLES D. ROGERS '07 HEEZABUIQD PAUL R. MANCHESTER 'O6 envoys from Sultan of Yoho IEEE KAHN AGARD I-I. BAILEY '08 LUDOVIC, keeper of "Press Them" Inn . JOHN C. MAUL '06 Ee H O W I T Z E R 2 CROOKIE SCRUBES WIL1.IAM LANE RADIUM BILL Criminals ofthe CHARLES L. WYMAN MURDERIT "House of Cut and Slash" BARTON K. YOUNT BLAKJAK ALBERT H. ACHER MISS SWEETHEART EDWARD H. TEALL MISS JOY The Original West Point rl!!-IOMAS H. lVlCN'ABB MISS HOLLIDAY Polo Pony Ballet rl-KHOMAS DE W. MILLING MISS SURETHING JOHN C. H. LEE Chorus COCHRANE 'OO HANNA 'OO NIATH EWSON 'Og WRIGHT 'OO UNDERWOOD ,oo lDONIAT 'Oo MORRISON, W. E. 'O7 GAGE 'OO CUTRER '08 GOETHALS 'OS NORTH 'Og JAMES, A. L., ,OS MARKS 'oo MALVEN 'Og NIATILE 'O8 Stage Band LEWIS '06 HOLABIRD 'O7 METTLER 'O6 OJCONNOR 'O7 SCENARIO A A C T I . A SCENE-Outside Press Them Inn, Sheepshead Bay. TIME-A summer morning of the present day. Arrival Of the Duke. Captain S entrance. "May they not be bloodthirsty savages? "I-Iydrant is the hOrse.', A rival of the German Military Band. "To the races." Finale. SCENE-The same. ACT II. TIME-Evening of the same day. The "Suburban has been run in the afternoon "Marry for moneyf' "Will you do the deed Fl' "We dote upon Murder." "With a slish, slash, Slash." Finale. HUIC GLN ST ER D - ACT I OPENING CHORUS, "Wake, Sand Man, Wake ENTRANCE CHORUS FOR DUKE "Nothing's anything at all" "When the band begins to play' "The Art of War" "A List of Makes" "When you know these men" fDuetj "The Cuckoo Birdu "The Life of a Strolling Player" "The Sin of Betting" FINALE JJ ACT II. OPENING CHORUS, "Come out and Play" "Don't talk to me of marriage" Witli stealthy footsteps falling" QQuartetteQ "The Skin Listv QTrioj cc The kind of a Wife for a soldierv CDuetj rr Some current questionsn fTrioj FfPuM7J The house of Cut and Slash" FINALE rr W PRINCE FUSHIMI L Y REVIEW PRINCE LOUIS OF BATTENBURG REVIEW scENEs FROM "oAPT. FUMPERNICKLE SEQUM NH xi uf fa g JL I gl 1' - ' V! ' X X! , xx ,K A' zz X X fff C QW-2? Q? XX X X Q X U h X X ' XXX X X X ,Qxvjw If Q f ' ,J 'lin I 1. - M 11' Qi' iiialiiiiiali Nr 5 ff lx 'il x My gk J llbll I vgx . . , , .., A , .5 WJ QE V ,f 2 2 2 2 W f 15, K , A i-V 1,2 MESS HALL, EXTERIOR MESS HALL INTERIOR Re HOWITZER 247 Hans' Reminiscenses ' EIN name vas Hans Hohenstaufen. I vas von day come to a place dey call Vest Point, und vas report meinself to die Guard House, but I vish I vasn't. A hupper classman just den ask me vat vas mein name. Now I taught dat dis vas pooty goot of him, so I made von pig grab vor to shake his hand und said, "Ya! Dat's me, Hans Hohen- staufenf' But he jump at me und yelled, "Mn Hohenstaufen, Sinn I didn,t forget dat pooty soon quick neider. Den he told me to get mein chin in und traw mein shoulders back, und sait, "Stand up all ofer!" Vell, I get mein chin in, und traw mein shoulders back, und ask, "Vas I stand up F" ' Vell dey put me in die "Beast Barracks," und, as I vas moving mein madrice, und broom, und chair, und vaterbucket from die Cadet Store, a Coporal-dem dings mit doo stripes on der arms-yellt in mein ear, "Touble Dime!" Vell I just didn't know vat dime dat vas, but dat Corporal run behint me und kept a-yelling dill I taught dat he vould bust-den I run too. You just bet I knows vat "Touble Dimei' vas already yet. Und I vas get to bed dat night! Und a trum beat dree dimes, und dey call' dat "Taps" Vell a man, he come in mein room mit a light, und sait, "All in." Ya! I vas in. Den he sait, "Chin in!" Und nexd morning I vas Cat in die Mess Hall! Dere vas a clean dable cloth on die dable, und a salt cellar mit plendy holes in die top, und von pottle "Perrin,s Vorcester Sauce" mit more as a hundred "Perrins', on it. But vat vas in die Mess Hall besides hupper classmens, I don't know. Already dey gave me a place of honor. - I vas appointed die milk Cor- poral. Dere vas anoder Corporal who had charge of die dable. So ven I pour oud die milk und drop die pitcher on die floor, dat oder Corporal sait, "Vat makes you so vooden?" "Dat's right," sait I, "I come from die 'Pine Tree State."' Ah! I coched him by die neck dat dime! So he says, "Vy vas it dat dey didn't cut you up vor timber?" "Vell,,' says I, "I vas too greenf' Ya! You bet'I laugh! Den he got mein chin in, und ask me, "Did any -girls go to die drain to see such a bright lad as you oH'?,' "No, Sir," says I. Den he ask me vere dey vas. "At home crying, Sir,', says I. He den got as mad as ever vas, und I got mein chin in more furder yet. Den die vaiter bring in a new pitcher of milk, und, as I vas aboud to pour oudidie milk, dat Corporal sait, "Suppose you 'sound off' und ask if anyvon falls oud on die milkf' So I ask, "Does anyvon falls in die milk yet?" Den dat Corporal sait, "Who vas you addressing?,' "De dable, Sir," says I. "Vell, don't you know dat die dable vas too vooden to ans- wer," says he-Ach, he taught dat vas funny, but it vasnlt. 248 fZb'e HOWITZER Soon after dis I vas learnt dem military commands. Dere vas von I don't quite understand yet. You see, all die vile dem Coporals "Touble dime" you all ofer die plain, und you vas turning around und around, und going dis vay und dat, und you vas tired all ready, dey keep a-saying"Squad right!" But I don't see vat vas right about dat yet. Ya! ve vent to camp! Und die trees blew die fresh breeze into die lungs of men, und die riber Howed merrily by, und die squirrel jumped on die fence-dey call him die "F" Company lion-und die bird hop about-dey call him die "FU Company eagle-und ve slept oud in die open air, und ve vas men of nature, und die taught of it all makes me a poet, und die clouds towered oberhead, und I vistle die "lVIissouri National," und die rain come down in torrents, und dere vas no parade neider. Soon I learnt how to dance! You see, dere vas a hupper classman vereber you go, so every day dere vas von Sargeant at die Dance Hall to see dat ve got our chins in. Ya! But dat Sargeant vent to sleep-den ve do as ve please. Und dat dancing master-just about dat height und all die vay around as to make him look cute-mit Von sweet voice sait, "Ladies, right foot forward, und jintlemens, left foot back," but Ivouldn,t be no lady, no! Den he clap his hand, und die band play, und "Glide atvvon und cut at doo," und "Glide at von, und cut at doo," und ve dance die Valtz und die Doo Step all ofer die Hoor. Ah! Dat vas nice, Ya! Ach! But I had to go on guard. Und dey dake you mit a relief, und put you on a post, und you Valk mit a pig gun und scare avay all die people vat vas come near you. Ya! Dere vas von dime Ven six girls rush on mein post, und I yellt, "Halt, Who's dere?" Und dey didn't halt neider, und I grab mein gun und dake him off mein shoulder, und dis dime I yellt, "Cor- poral of de Guard, relief!', Und you bet dem girls run avay quick. Ach, mein rememberences of dem nights on guard! Yell you vas keep avake all night by die moskitos except ven you sleep, und den dose Cor- porals come und vake you up mit, "Turn out de Guard, Corporal of die Day!" Und den you jump up und run quick und get Hskini' vor not hav- ing your gun ven you "fall in" mit die Guard. But vat vas vorse yet, dey put you on die post at twelve o'clock at night by die pig cannon und near die road vere all dose black t1'CCS vas. Und as you vas trembling und shibber- ing, somevon come quick on your post und just dat quick vas gone, und you drop your gun, und vas scared to call die Corporal because he might come too. But ven die Corporal does come, he say, "Mister, you get dat chin in so I can get closer to you!H Vell you vish him pooty far off but you get dat chin in und den he says, "Who vas you FH "Vat vas your name FU "Who vas your pred F" "Vat vas your 'P. C. S., ?"-und all dose dings. Den he ask you die "Officer of die Day," und you say, "lVIr. Mettle1', P. D., Sir!,' Den he ask you "Die order of advancementf' und you stand up He HOWITZER 249 straight und mit a military voice say, "Forward march!" Den, ven he see he can't catch you, he make you get your chin in-Ya! Dat,s right! Und ve vent on a practice march! Uber die hills und mountains, drough die forests, und in die valleys, und into die towns, und shooting all die dime mit mock battles. Ya! Ve vent drough England und Ireland, und run ober France on Sunday ven ve had a forced march. Ach! I vas tired. Die eben- ing after dat forced march, I vent to die town near by, und I squeeze my vay drough dem hupper classmen to get to die counter of a store vereI bought some candy. Und, as I vas valking by meinself down a street mit houses on both sides, I saw die pootiest little Katrina dat ever vas, her dress vas all red mit vite stripes, und her cheeks vas so rosy dat I make a mash, and talk mit her. Vell, I give her dat candy, und a hupper classman come along, und I get mein chin in, und he make me stand up dere for more as Hve minutes. Und ven I stop standing up, dat Katrina vas gone mit my candy. Und ve comeback to barracks, und ve get dem books for study. Vell I study, but dat HC. Schmitd," he vas more as I vant, mit dem surds, und cardratics, und oder dings4I vas know dere name quite vell vonce. Und I got sick. I grew vorse und vas compelled to go home. Yet dere remains von bright spot in my taughts of my Vest Point life, und ever after Ven I recalls dese sad dings, I brush dem all avay by tinking of dose happy taughts dat vas too high for prose- - Ven I vas very tired, Und doesn't feel inspired Mit dat "C. Schmitdf' My taughts, dey tink all dayg Wliat vas dey going to say? Dead beat dat writ! To die Hospital den dake me, Vere dere ist no reveille, Und dat vas right! Ya! I eats, und drinks, und sings, Und you bet I do nodings, But sit und pipe! A Military Term THE INDULGENT FATHER Qwho has created a commotion by walking into the parlor where his pretty daughter is entertaining a young manj: "As you were!', me HOWTTTZER The Y Area Bird Here's to the Bird, the Area Bird, He always knows where he is at, And as he counts the days till June, He kicks the skinny guard-house He chews the brown, the juicy brown, He runs it on his whilom spouse, And as he chokes his troubles down, He spits forninst the boiler house. Perhaps 'twas music made him such, The queerest tunes to him are dear, His sweetest song, "It was the Dutch," His favorite march is "To the Rear. And as he walks a pride he takes In counting miles he has to go, One day he reaches Great Salt Lake, The next, goes on to Idaho. You see for weeks a small white path Where back and forth he,s had to m 'Tis colored by the Birdee's wrath So that the very sands do patch. He makes the .last of many tours, Alas, alack and well-a-day, He snaps his Hngers, "That for you.' You never walked the arree-ay. Cat. 77 arch Q, MPS F-lwf nw D s awww H .2 X., x ' K. i W- D 'M Iv, 4. 1 1 ,AD W X , 15 , --- -.a x N. - f' J QL CMU Lx ff' x L1 Q K " 1 1 I 252 Yfie HOWITZER HalloWe"en "But harkl-that heavy sound breaks in once more And nearer, clearer, louder than beforeln To the z1djutantGene1'aZ of the Farrar:- SIR:-I have -the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Gray force, under my command, in a tactical problem on the evening of October 30, IQO5. To meet the requirements of the situation, I made the following dis- position:- Qn my left I placed a battery of position consisting of the ISt Division ballista and the 4th Division onager. The center was held by the catapults of the 5th, 6th, 9th, and Ioth Divisions, the right, by the 12th Division Springal. The problem commenced at 9.35 P. M. At about this time one of the units of the Blue force was sighted on a slight elevation in our front, known as the "Poop Deck." Our advanced line immediately opened fire with talcum-box shrapnel, backed up by a few rounds of area rocks and boiler house coal. A desultory fire was kept up for twenty minutes. This seemed to disconcert the enemy, for he immediately telephoned for re-inforcements. At 9.55 P. M. firing along the entire line was stopped in order to deceive the enemy as to our real intentions. I-Ie was evidently awaiting develop- ments as he had made no attempt to advance. Precisely at IO P. M., the 9th Division Automobile I-Iorn sounded "Commence Firingf' In obedience to this signal, the 2d Division opened on the enemy's position with a twelve-inch muzzle loading tin water bucket filled with scrap iron and broken stone, followed up by a rapid fire of small missiles, directed at long range, against the boiler house roof. Shortly after IO o'clock I was informed that the Commander of the Blue force had arrived on the scene of action, after an exciting bicycle ride from his headquarters four hundred yards in the rear. Like the hero of Gettysburg, he hoped to turn impending defeat into glorious victory, He immediately decided on a plan of action and issued the necessary orders through his chief of staff, who, until his arrival, had been in command. His first move was to make a reconnaissance of our position. To do this he sent out reconnaissance patrols consisting of twenty-four sub-division inspectors. As these parties approached our lines with the evident inten- tion of developing our fire, and thereby locating our batteries, We ceased firing and took to cover. A determined effort was also made to capture our field music-the Automobile Horn. This move on the part of the Blue force had been anticipated, however, and we were able to take the necessary measures to prevent the loss of such a valuable source of annoyance to our opponents. At the end of a quarter of an hour, the reconnaissance parties, Re HOWITZER 253 having obtained no information of any consequence, withdrew to report the result of their observations. As soon as our front was clear, we delivered a telling fire of empty listerine bottles. This fire extended along the entire line and was very effective. The 6th and oth divisions, especially, did splen- did execution, having previously determined very accurately the exact posi- tion of the strip of concrete pavement lying in our immediate front. The enemy, in reply, sent forward heavy lines of skirmishers, which, in order to escape our missiles, advanced by rushes until they had gained the protection afforded by the porch of barracks. The Commander of the Blues now doubled the number of his recon- naissance parties. His tactics was defective, however, in that he withdrew them every fifteen minutes in order to receive reports. These withdrawals were the signal for our men to jump from cover and open fire. We were obliged to order up our reserve ammunition, consisting of building stone and such bay rum bottles as had not been previously expended. The twelve- inch tin bucket had been put out of action early in the engagement, and this loss had seriously weakened our left, but a well-directed fire was kept up by the 5th, 6th, oth, and roth divisions. The Blue Commander, having observed our tactics, changed his own. As the Grays outnumbered his force somewhat, he began to impress Gray men into his service. The peculiar nature of his position permitted him to adopt this course of action, which caused serious breaks in our line and greatly reduced the effectiveness of our fire action. The opposing commander continued the method of recruiting until about three-fourths of our entire force had been drafted and enrolled under his standard. As further operations on the part of the Grays seemed to be unnecessary, we retired for the night. The following points are to be noted in this problem: IO The service of Security and Information was well performed. We were kept constantly informed of the enemy's movements, and were at no time in the dark as to his intentions. 20 The men made good use of all available cover. When necessary they took advantage of it with celerity. - 30 The fire discipline was excellent. The supply of ammunition was ample, but the division commanders used it only at the proper times and where the best results were to be obtained. Fire action alone was used, the Blue force never getting near enough to render shock action necessary or expedient. We suffered but one casualty, viz., one man captured. 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X mornmg tried to brealclinto the hospital with indi- Re HOWITZER 255 Gems from the Section Room WILDRICK Cafter a few preliminary blinks at the instructor and doing his very best to look militarylz "Lieutenant, don't you think, sir, it would be advisable for me to read Blackstone, sir, in connection with my daily law lesson, sir P" INSTRUCTOR: "Ye-es, but wouldn't it be more advisable for you to try and get an inkling of the elements first ?,' SNEED Clooking pie-eyed at his board in Organization and Tacticsbz "Well, now, Van Schrnidt's conclusions wuz-I donlt know what they wuzf, LIEUT. A.: "Was E. B. Stuart a graduate of West Point, Mr. Zim- merman im CANNIBAL ZIM fcontidentlyj: "Yes, sir, he must have been, because the book says he was a very well educated man." DOWNING Qwho is up in the air, but sees the necessity of giving the instructor a large line of gahcl: "These equations represent in themselves the principleswe have just been discussing, but they have, as such, no material connection with those which are to follow. Their deduction is based on the theory that the application of such principles along extended lines can be advantageously made, but whosoever endeavors, in any sense, to confine their meaning within restricted limits commits himself to a serious mistake." CHICK,S DEAR TEACHER: "That's all very well, Mr. Downing, but what conclusions do you draw from this discussion?" DOWNING fthrowing up the spongejz "I have none, sir.', SOME or HUNTLEY,S INSTRUCTOR: "Mi-. Huntley, what do you think of Alexander the Great as a soldier?" TIGER Csweetlyjz "Well-er-I think he was a fine warrior, sir." "When the steel has been heated a long time, they take it out and pound it an awful lot.', "Where did this happen, Mr. Huntley F" HAROLD Qwho thinks he knowsbz "Ohl this happened in the Palatinate, or somewhere elsef, 556 me HOWITZER Day in Camp "Oh down with the Hell cats' hated crew! Down with the reveille gun! Take me away where the rattle and shriek Of their drums and fifes are done! Drill me and march me to Kingdom Come, Soiree me 'till I canlt seeg But only one thing I ask when I die- God save me from Reveillel " HERE forced itself into my sleep-dimmed senses a vague feeling of unrest. Some fearful thing was about to happen, something which would not be put off. It seemed to be tapping-ceaselessly, insistently, cruelly rapping-at the door of my weary consciousness. Ah- the reveille gun! Reveille was sounding, The inevitable early morning sun was beaming into my tent, its slanting rays finding their way through the interlacing branches of the trees in the general parade. "Ah, well," I thought with a sigh as I rubbed the sleep out of my eyes, uno dead-beating today! 77 The bright morning had grown to burning noon. We were sitting around on the shady side of the street, whiling away the half-hour of leisure vouch- safed to us, From infantry drill to artillery drill, from the plain to the target range, we had been driven all the morning, and now this little rest seemed good. Willy Rose was using his hammer with great effect, Charley Rockwell was hunting in the back of his tent for his canteen, Pot Lewis, dripping with perspiration, dust and tanibark conspicuously covering one side of his expansive frame, was telling us between gasps what fun the bull- pen is, while Katy Donahue, a tin cup in his hand, was calling up visions of lVIartin,s or the Beaux Arts. The stillness of a sweltering summer noon had descended upon camp, broken only by mournful sounds from Gat'ewood's piccolo, which floated over to us from a, distance and subdued, though insistent, whines from Ardery's cornet. From way off somewhere a phono- graph was quavering: "Fo-rgott-e-n we-el if for-getting-" Suddenly a single voice sounded from a distant corner cfcan'p:'4Turn out the mailecarrie-e-erslu Instantly the cry was taken up by a hundred voices that sprang fromapparently nowhere, swelling, dying, and swelling again till it grew into a wild weird yell that resembled an Indian war-whoop. The stillness was broken, camp sprang into sudden life. Re HOWITZER 257 'We had come back from dinner. The heat had grown almost intolerable and we could see the air quiver with it out across the cavalry plain. Standing there in ranks it was infernal. A few plebes, their faces streaming, were already turning a peculiar, slightly mottled, shade ofwhite. How long would we be kept standing in line listening to the adjutant reading orders ? If only we could be dismissed before that drop of sweat started down my back! Slowly, surely it was sliding-sliding-Perhaps this was the last order! "OH71ce of the Cadet Store-m-m-mln continued the adjutant, droning through the long list of names. The drop slipped down my back, leaving a ,tickling sensation behind it. Oh, how I longed to tear off this sticky coat and get under a cool shower! It was, I thought, looking at it absolutely without predjudice, an unpardonable cruelty to keep three hun- dred men- "Dismiss your companies!', is is 1? lil Cooled by a shower, in comfortable gray shirts and dirty white trousers, we were headed for a certain spot that we well knew, not far from "Flirta- tion.', Here it was cool, here we could be free, could smoke as many "high- life skagsn as we wanted, and could moisten our parched throats with something good and cold. 'Here were crackers, cheese, candy, olives, all those things for which everyone has braved many a "con.,' Up through the rocks we climbed, under the shade of the great, cool trees, while a soft breeze lightly stirred their whispering leaves. Presently we came to a slightly wider space in the little valley where candy and skag-boxes and empty olive-bottles bore witness to previous parties. Conveniently-shaped rocks were scattered about as if for the express purpose of affording comfortable seats, of which we immediately took advantage. Wliile we were sitting thus alternately expressing our august views of things in general and indulging in close harmony, the afternoon slipped by almost, it seemed, before it had begun. Back to camp we wandered, singing all the way, our spirits seemed somewhat relieved and were now revelling in the satisfaction of "Bring the wagon home, John," with appropriate gestures. Camp was not so bad, after all. But now had come the evening, softly falling, a summer-'s evening with its slow-fading twilight, its perfumes and its mystery that lent to camp a peculiar romance. Away across the river to the east, the sky paled with a gentle radiance, a presage of the rising moon. Here and there, as the darkness gathered, there shone out the home-like gleam of a candle, and I heard from my tent the faint tinkle of a mandolin accompanied now and then by the strumming of a guitar. Tonight, I remembered, was the night of the "color-linen concert, and already, out at the visitor's seats across the grass, Huttered the white dresses of several clusters of girls. I went out there 258 7Ze HOWITZER to listen. Camp-stools were scattered about under the trees in groups, occupied by visitors, more of whom continued to come in groups of twos and threes. Some people, evidently strangers, stopped to look at the guard tent in which a pale, worried-looking UO. D" in his red sash was bending over a desk littered with papers, or at the sentinel who was wearily trudging up and down, his riHe glisteningias he passed the lamp post. A hum of conversation was rising, broken occasionally by a peal of laughter. Suddenly this was hushed as the soft picking of mandolins and guitars sounded melod- iously across the grass. And now 'a voice was singing. Sweetly the sound Hoated out upon the evening, and as I listened it awakened strange thoughts of far-off things, of forgotten lands bright with a half-remembered beauty, of faces once well known but long since vanished, of- Bang, bang, bang! The drums and Hfes shrieked out stridently. Quick- ly the visitors hastened away, for tattoo, unrelenting, drives them all off and summons us back to our tents. Lying on my cot, the moonlight streaming in the open front of my tent, it seemed as if peace had descended upon camp, and up through the dark branches of the trees I could see the starry sky, bending calmly over us, far, far away. So would it bend over us when we lay exhausted after some future battle in a distant land, so would it bring peace to tired menpwith many weary marches still before them. Yet not another summer would it bend over these same men encamped together, for some would be scatteredg some might even be-but camp is good-and sleep comes quickly to tired men-. Faint, slow notes of a bugle blowing taps were mingled with my dreams. The day was done. - li wx lily N ffl' f ffgixse x 4 iq X lx? Z k IK NWI: 5-X lliilll X fl 3 lJlip' A ,I rig' Xxx ! l Nunn fx T Quik? K , N X Z af 5511 DN I l l f H I xr y I ',- f ,Ns-K B ,N 1 .fin 1-'B - 7: . , ' i -- 4 ,ff , A , S alley: 4 - n ' , X XA X I I - , X , fx IM- f . 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It is already yet dime for to drillf, W1LHELM: "But, Lieutenant, today is Wednesday, there is no drillf, HANS: "Den for Why do you Wand to go to der ho ' I?" HANS C K AT STANDING G D UN RILL S ECOND CLASS INSTRUCTOR: "What is this V' PLEBE: "Trundle bed, sir." MCCHORD SPORTY Cto Red Taylorj' "Sa sist I SPIIS. 1 ' . y, er, see doggy, smoking nothing but Taylor made skagsf, 3C5+BD 11-l-,u. Cos 6 you are getting quite lTlCjgf3:2YC5+f7Xp+ffDg p e e mathjz UI am required to prove that three times this bunch of Greek is equal to two times this other bun ELLIS Cin 1 b RILEY Con Guard ov A BULL ch of Greek. D ' er stacks, to Cit who has just broken throughj: "Say, the next time you go through those stacks you just go aroundf' 4 .4 N, ,T C, gg s Weiiirviar Af. B.-Area Bird-one Who flutters on the area in barracks and on the village green in camp. Alnalyt.-Analytical Geometry. Area-The Plaza. Concerts morning and evening by the Hell Cats. A favorite resort for promenaders. B. A.-Busted Aristocrat. One Who has been reduced to the ranks. Babe-Youngest man in a class. Also our comrade with Whom We labor earnestly but with small success. B-ache-Explanation for a report-to tell your troubles to the Com. Also, to talk. A B'acber-One who b'aches. Bean'-A new cadet While undergoing the preliminary coddling in bar- racks before his nursery training in plebe camp. Bear! Barraekx.-Cadet barracks during the period when beasts use it for a summer resort. Baender-A mechanical genius. The inventor of devices for closing Windows. B-ersy. Gne addicted to use of Howery languageg Bob Campbell. Big Green B. S.-Williams, Composition and Rhetoric. B. 7.-Before June. A person who is fresh-especially applied to plebes. Blue Book-Regulations for information and government of cadets Qmostly governmentl. Bone-To studyg to seek to gather the elusive tenthsg to hunt for, as "to bone troublef, Bone Gallery-To seek to excite the admiration of the grand stand. Bone Chevron:-To Work to get a make to be the representative of the Com. - Bone Toast-To indulge in athletics for the sake of the emoluments in the Way of burnt bread. Bonoia'-One who bonesg vvho Wrestles for the tenths. Boodle-Unauthorized edibles which a cadet buys and a tac eats. Booallerlv-Place where boodle is obtained. Boot-lick-To favorg principal requisite for obtaining a make. Brace-To cause to assume an exaggerated military positiong last used on class of 1906. 262 iZZe HOWITZER Brown-Solace of artillery drill and the area-plug tobacco. B. S.-British Science. English language. Any talk. Burk-A private in the ranks. Bugle-To deadbeat reciting until the bugle blows for dismissalg re- quires great adroitness. Bull-Bull Durham tobacco. Bust'-To reduce to the ranks. Cadet Limitx-Sacred precincts Within which cadets are supposed to confme their Wanderings. Cadet Stareerlnhe West Point Department Store Trust. The joint Where you "sign the tag and return the tag and the bag." Calcule-Calculus. City-Civiliansg civilian clothing. Cam.-The Commandant of Cadets. Cons.-Confinement to room. A form of punishment. Cold Nfax-Perfect. - Cold Fas:-Complete failure. Corp.-A Cadet Corporal-first results of a boot-lick. Crawl-To Correctg novv seldom used. Dad-The oldest man in a class. Dead Beat-CVD To refrain from all forms of bodily and mental effort. I Cnj Qne who dead-beats. Detail-A seven-star method of astrology by which a cadet determines the subject he will probably be assigned at recitation-but never gets. Dir.-Discipline. Dis Bower-Qne Who never gets demerits-Dean Minick. Difu.-Une of the tvvelve divisions of barracks. Drag.-To accompanyg to carryg to remove from couchg to inhale, as drag on a slcag. D. T.-Double Time. The usual gait at infantry drill. Ducraz'-A flexible title applied to anyone. V E. L.-Extended Limits. Term derived from Daley's habits. F. C. P.-First Class Privileges. C0bsolete.j Femme-Qne of the weaker sex. Fzilef-A person of the male sex. Flz'rtazfz'on-Chain Battery Wallcg much frequented by spoonoids. Found-Dischargedg released from servitude on account of studies or conduct. Goat-One who does not excel in certain branches of studyg the last man in the class. Grind-A joke. Graf:-Wooden, dull. Ee HOWITZER 263 Grotulfy-Tomato catsup. H. D.-One who is constant in attendance at Y. M. C. A. Hz'twe!To discoverg to understand. I-Iopoid-One Who frequents the cadet hops. . Laundry Spike-A long ping also a clothes Wringer. Light: Out-A signal inferring that all will not bear inspection. L. P.-Lady of the Postg lovely lady, etc. Little Green B. S.-Abbot's "How to WVrite Clearlyf' Make-Oiie who Wears chevrons. fVff1kjng.t-The materials for rolling a skag. lllatlyy-One exceptionally proficient in mathematics. Mirsour'z' Nationzzl-Tuiie Which, When whistled, always causes raing constantly used by natives during visit of corps to St. Louis Exposition. Muck-Muscleg strength. Zlffucky-One Who is strong. O. C.-The Officer in Chargeg a commissioned oiiicer detailed each day to take charge of Uncle Sam's nursery. O. D.-The Qlhcer of the Dayg a cadet detailed each day to assist the Q. C. in his provvlings. O. G.-The oilicer of the G-uardg helps the O. D. O. G. P.-Old Guard Privileges. Ordm-ly-Cadet in charge of room or tent Who takes all the skins and does all the Work. Phil.-Philosophy. Plebe-A fourth classmang one who is tenderly nursed in order that he may develop into a "thing of beauty and a joy forever." P. ZW. E.-Practical Nlilitary Engineering. Policed-To get rid ofg to cause to fall offg as "John Maul was policed seven times at riding today." Poop Dark-Balcony on the guard house, Which, together with a spy- glass serves to fatten the O. C.'s skin list. P. S.-Post Spoonoidg a necessary adjunct at a tea fight. Pipe-A state of comag also something easy, as "Descrip is a pipe." Prez!-Predecessorg our excuse for being here. H Quill-fvb To curry favor by skinning, etc. Cnl One who uses the skin book as a stepping stone to a make. Q,uilloz'd-One Who! quills. ' Red B. S.-lVleiklejohn's English language. Rep.-Reputationg something attained on or destroyed by the Post. Ream-re-The reciprocal of boot-lick. Run it out-To leave camp, barracks, or-sh! the Post, Without proper authority. f 264 He HOWITZER gg! Run it on-To take a mean advantage ofg treatment of a new tac. Sammy-Molasses. Sep.-One who entered in September Csee Woodenj Short-Selfishg mean-distorted sense of generosity. Skag-Cigarette. A slip of rice paper -l-a pinch of bull-I-a match: Bliss. A Skin-A report of a delinquency. Skin Lift-The abstract of delinquencies published each evening at retreat Cusually headed by Abrahamj. Skinozial.-Une who turns in many reports. Slap-CVD To use water color, as Hslopl' a sheet. Cnl A drawing colored with water colors. Slum-Stewg famous mess-hall dish, ingredients unknown. Soirie-Somethin disa reeableg "an evenin social art H not neces- 5 sarily in the evening, nor socialg only a party always disagreeable. Sound of-To enunciate. Speck-CVD To memorizeg to learn verbatim. Cn? One who specks. Speckoid-One who specksg also a speck. Spoon-To frequent the society of ladies. Spoonoia'-One who spoons. Step out-To make haste, to hurry, to do it fast. Supa-The Superintendent of the United States Military Academy. Tac.-An officer detailed in the department of tactics. Tar Burlzet-The cadet dress hatg resembles in general appearance a breech cover surmounted by a bunch of bedraggled chicken feathers. T. D.-The Department of Tactics. Tenth-A fraction which is given to indicate knowledge of any subject, greatly in demand. Tentlaoid-A gleaner of the tenths. Tie up-A failure. Tight-Selhshg close Qsee 'gShortHj Tour:-Forced walksg a cadet's "sole" dissipation. Trig.-Trigonometry. Turn Bark-One who has failed and been placed in the succeeding class. Wooden-Dense, dull. Tearling-A third classman. x 2-,iezxtlqlmfcters CGI. SS. Qhrrps of Gizulefs, 'Eihiest Lfuinvt, 413. Abgnwtcy Ddmqummksjbrgngurqqy Jqnunyy mir LWCH NAME Qrrglqsg REPORTING OFFICER Abraham, ------ 'S Q '0r,n"""" FI'aflmhr1w,------ ' -1 -..---a----- t3f'I'k.1 , Q gflvq 11539 , .....--..- Lo., rm., --------- C 1?Ifff!'!.'74 . ------- Paley,'T.5.. , QQ' !......-..... pO,...3i.. ,,--,- Gxtvwmni,-n dill? Iwi." A 4,4 1' -L:-i ' ' 1 .....,. !'?ez112'47':wo'x,4-----' 1 Late at revhilln. Late at br'-akffrxfzt, V b f11im'wi!1g iran :mfi ixefaitati-ey' "'7'1-?l'l 03'r1f'3?- fed to come flown! by tactitvxl r1fJTif:f27?. Riding J'i01"Fif? Jn gallop ofx rf:-711 . I-lair 1104. DI'-'lp--1'1ff '1l'f"iQ'.II"2 ind 'tot R3'.?1V'7-fi at zrrfcitatiofmjm Eingjtizw-1-i,'1g:. Shoes not bln6knd at recitation in Vng-f 7mr2Pvfi?'xpf. ' Clothing-' if! gf2!w1'2a1, clifffx1':if'3' at rf'-r-i4.f.',i1Jz'1 IH Engiuvnmivxl Rrnfu 17. f.OY1D,SQ,?0 H0741-pr: on tmp of :1J.n1.?zf2" TE we fa --f , ' - Qiiw r'1.i"z11'2,fH lntfv xwzzxor-4.1-'," 2-fffavrn 7T'I?f7Yff Eff- trnifi-12-'T 1i'1'L',f:. Slcff ob-ffgfiztgf l'TVf'?1i'T:' frfmli. 2.0 fg11f"r'l.f1i'X Q 'Dol-mmm in hair' iw f:nnf,i:mj'oo:'A. Wwauiknvizvd Qrtinl H in cluikw "-' hW?,viE. c3.'oc1:ery,'rrx'f2T20?1,Hack "HTF 11124 fzffrrr' Mai. Um.':iJ.ifzfaI'2' fzomixrcnt-,cn1.7.ifU "?w1'f' 2,0 at-' tract attnnxiow QQ tactical officnr. Posting: notice in ffidwli "f:if,3zmzf, p--'1':11w1'i0W of Officer in Uhargm. - - Disobgdihhbd of orders: nnt'rnmnivivy iw ViGiHiZ? "f, Qi Haiiwon Squurw vardwn at Horan SHDQQQQQF' Hunt lv lf , ---.---M . . ' Snmf' . V Humnhrnym,v.n., Qmiling Wham tactical of ine? fvll goin, E5i'3Z7'.5'Q'T',--1----l- Sy'Q1?ff4'EG'x10041tk! ':.t, jLmzfrqeq.Q 'i-Qf4- ZZaacl!illf'.11,'----- ,irnhcxwrnmfinlifin abufre of gmlnxp-any.. 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Lu I ' Us PM l..m,.,.M..x.,l..'Cf..Q- 1,,vC..bA.xf.WvX,M,.fz,,X.,2Hf5vw.1'.n32N.,Q1oL.fL,....x,'C Az.L0MyD,mL,,w,kSiyA,,1L Bwwwmlzq 4.,lu.A5L Lint .mam MM, MMJALQMMK 4M,,,.A,W,'9,-4A.fxM,r2.Nxsq4.,MG,QN1 U' MW , W ELMJX, Glw1,rr2,.grn..,V.,Q.,"G2!2 MQLN., Was! Paml, N, Y.. sf, ,.,. 1.905 JSxwMxm.Q,, ..,. , c.4.1C.W...1fm -' Q..'a.afca... DKPLANA TDM fZZe HOWITZER 267 Typical Questions for Each Class, with Apologies to the Depts. FIRST CLASS Name three tunes played by Nero at the burning of Rome. How many, if any, were in rag-time? VVhat effect would the VVest Point Choir have had on the conflagration had they furnished the music for the occasion? If a man has a wife and manages to survive her, though incurring damages during the state of matrimony, would he be held a tort-feaser if he should 1'un over the next woman he met? P 'What effect has a writ of replevin on livery of Seisin, provided no estoppel has been applied by the party ofthe first part ? SECOND CLASS Find the velocity from infinity of an empty bottle falling on the gym. roof at 11.00 p. m., Halloweien. Determine the force of impact, assuming two tacs on the poop deck and one under the stoop. Find the potential and attraction of a thin homogeneous mess-hall doughnut. Take g:32. If the area were greased with friction primers, HFH being equal to lb., what is the shortest path Swish could make to the tenth div. by way of the north sally port? A Suppose the earth to have the form of a cuckoo's egg, revolving about its major axis, what angle would it make with the North Pole under the "ether Squirtw theory? A T H 1 R D C L A S S If through the horizontal projection of the ray you draw the remainder of your pay, will overcoats cost thirty-two dollars in IQIO? Would the shadow of the base of an 'octagonal pyramid presage a generalls review infull dress ? Why? Suppose it were raining? ln making an isometric projection of a house, what materials would be used, supposing the shingles to be laid three inches to the weather? Might a family tree be employed? If the solstitial points should coincide with the North Pole, could an hyperbola of one sheet keep itself warm ? FOURTH CLASS ln how many Ways can I2 pennies be distributed among 6 children so each may receive at least IO cents and none receive any Wooden money or green vegetables ? ' Shew that as a man approaches indefinitely near the truth of C. Smith's theorems, he approaches definitely near the state of lunacy. A purse contains one dollar and three dimesg another, two dollars and four dimes, and a third, three dollars and one dime. 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K ff,o,,E'SW A fl N VU Q 'Q X ax ' 95 f- ff 7 0' R' N X NM ,fy A - Rei X 'X NX ff! 7 I Q 2 N b 'N . 1'QFs MS I 1 X V V11 QS Qt xx x U 1 K 'x ,A Q XX X I K Q N X 1 , H ' N-, QI, f X -U W X -qw, Z N-xx -.f ff C3 VW -Q f - 5 i 5,4 - ' -T u up Certain questions having long been subjects of dispute, THE HOWITZER modestly presents to all of an inquiring turn of mind the answers ofrepre- sentative members of the First Class, not, indeed, hoping to clear up these vexed problems, but only that the interested reader may Hnd among the answers that concordance of other views with his own that is so comforting to him who loves to hold forth against all upon such momentous issues as those below: . Why dia' you some here? This question, oddly enough, is one which most of the class found very diH'icult to answer. It seldom fails to bring a look of mild reproach Cto speak politelyj to the face of him who casts about for a fitting reply. For instance: Echo answers-, Why ?-Brett. Was making a tour of the world, and this is the last place.-Rare. It happened so long ago that I have forgotten.-Bartlett, G. G. But then, there are those whose answers come quickly and without hesitation: To be a soldier.-Wz'Mrz'c-k. fAnd indeed his acts have certainly borne out the truth of this statementl . To start up the ladder of fame.-Downing. Oh, the glamor of the place!-Lane. The people demanded it.--Lougkry. Didnlt like to disappoint the President.-Spurgzn. D0 you LEIZ-E716 zin the Horpzital? No, because they may find you on graduation.-Waz'ntorz'ght. fDon,t be afraid, Slcinny,'you could get through most anythingl Well, I held the record for a year!-Wilfzelm. I can,t take Hop in, so he won't take me in.-Zim. When they deal out squids-H-T-K. If it were not for that noble institution I should not be here.-Rose. As a place of residence during the writs, it rivals Italy.-Finely. zfre you going to marry soon after graduation? If I can't pay the bills.fHunfley. Ask her!-Dzickman. V' 270 7242 HOWITZER Not ifl can help it.-Campbell. Can't get anyone to agree to it-Willziford. No, it takes years to appreciate me.-Hoyle. Lost her on furlough, will never marry.-Zim. Vfhe reader is referred to his photograph in another part of the volume. This accounts for his sen- timental eyesl Would yOU marry IKO7' UZUHU97? What else can a second lieutenant do F-folamon, W. ff. Never! For shame!-Thompson, XVI. H. ff! Can't-she hasn,t a cent.-I-Iorsfall. It is my object in life.-Sneed. Ask my creditors-Donahue. How much F-P. R. ZWaneloe.vz'e1'. Wziff you lzifue at tfye Club, Of keep haute? Live at the Club at night, keep house in the day-time-Healy Fox!!! VVhat brand do they keep at the Club F-Madz'gan. At the Club, where I can sip high balls and throw low ones.-ff1'de1'y. fAgain we must exclaimll Probably live sub rosa on the Western frontier with the dough boys.- Thompson. Keep house, and live at the Club when the house becomes too hot.- HUJVZE. I Clubs are good places for kiiocking.-Bradslaaw. Depends on who is orderly.-7olan.fon, W. ff. I'm not particular, after living in cadet barracks.-Paine. Dlilj you einer bone make? Yes'-Gosh, yes !fRiley, W. It is so refreshing to get plain, straight- forward answers like the preceding, or this: Have done so, always.-Robinson. Yes, at tin school.-Turner. Not before I lived with Smith.-Mz'nz'ek. Yes, to keep up with my wife VVaring.-Burleson. Have boned make and breakfin Electricity course.-Byrd. How many C0115 laafue you xerfved? Three hundred, to be eonxerwatifue.-?ones, R. ff. None.-P. D. MettZe1'. fOh!! I 5361.-Gillefjzzie. Vfhatas more like it!j I don't own a slide rule.-Rose. fZZe HOWITZER 271 What is the bigger? sofree you were efuer fn? The answers to this question show a startling consensus of opinion: The good ship "Pegasus," the VVasliington trip, the St. Louis Exposition, and the Practice Nlarch, have come in for nearly all the votes. There are, however, one or two impartial ones, like Qiseau Byrd, who remarks with his usual pertinency: "I have-er-attended so many that-eah-T am unable to discriminatef' And a few remember other especial grievances: Was on the stag in camp.-Lone. Those plebe guard toui's.-MaflVl1'lIz1n. B-r-rl 'Has he a record? Bl'-1'-I'lZL0Ul.7Ig. ffffnaz' 1-K the worst tie-up you fmfve ever Jeen? P. M. E. drill in scientific rope work.-Brett. Inspection in white belts in beast b2I'1'HCkS.-H- T- K. Byrd as cavalry captain.-Cook. The "Diamond Hitch."-Green, A. The Knot of the p1'oblem.fHenderson. A history writ I had returned to me.-Campbell. What 1.5 the hardest Jllbjlfff y0ll l"Uf'7' had? Bog iron ogre.-Huntley. Byrd left me with her on my hands one summer hop.-Herzderxon. I was subjected to a dose of hard-tack on the practice march.-Hoyle. Thelast in thelessongthe only one I liadn't looked at-it always hap- pens.-Wzilolriek. Drawing was simply Agony l-Sneeol. Cambria steel.-Lofuing. What III the eafZ.6'.ff? Roget's Thesaurus-Fox. Father, on furlough.-ffones, R. Af. Tell what is lC2thCI'.TM0TT01U. Least squares Cin cataloguej.-Rare! T don't remember it now.-Converse. ' The one I bugled on, and got a 3.0.-Dedrmond. Homo do you feel when you ferr? Here let us remark that modesty is a gentle virtue. And we are modest. Under lVIOdesty's sheltering veil we hide our elation when we get a tenth or two, Modesty screens our burning anger, our hot sense of wrong when we fess. So what do we answer to this question? Almost to a man we reply modestly, "Perfectly naturalf, There are just a few who are more frank, so few they are that we give themall: ' 272 fZZe 'HOWITZER That the instructor Wasn't fair-I can,t really fess.-Pelot. Depends on who assists me.-Hoyle. UB. If,-P. D. Mettler. Never tried it.-Shultz!! What haf heen your loleaxantest exlberzience here? The day I Went on furlough.-Everybody. Sunday morning from 6 to 7.-Rockwell, C. K. Enjoying the autumn leaves.-7one.v, R. Af. That would be telling!-Thornpxon. Spooning Vassar femmes.-Zim, Leading the sick mule out of the inauguration parade.-Waring. Taps.-Lefrois. What your mort unpleasant? Reveille.-Lewis. . Riding muzzle of 3.2 in. gun at St. John's artillery drill.-Zim. The day I came back.-Fox. 7 . Going on furlough and leaving dear old West Point behind.-Pelot. Let,s not mention it-it's not polite to talk of such things.-Mathew: What would you do if you were Supe for half an hour? I would realize my greatness, and sit down heavily on many things -Wertower. Abolish everything, ifT could get through laughing in time.-Mz'nz'rk Grant myself a leave.-Green. Get a square meal at the Club.-McFarland. View things in a General Way.-Sneed. Hotu much time do you Jpena' on Engineering? , I Work until my mind reaches its limit of elasticity.-7ones, R. A. I told my instructor last Week, but you vvon't catch me again.-Thomp son. An incriminating question!-Madigan. Two hours.-All good goats. Do yOU gEt L77'l0Zlg'k XZEEP? What a foolish question! Ardery and his cornet live in my div.-Dona hue. X On Sundays, yes-I belong to the choir.-Robinson. Not enough to press my trousers PYOPCITYQ'WUZ'HwTl.lglJf. No!-Thonzpxoni. And here, for once, Tommy seems to agree with public opinion. 2 Jg ..fmfD X J N KX - 1 P f- . . ,f 'Q'-' , 'FB' X - -,-4 1 .2 AZ? J gnu 5? fa ff fj' A XDJ Q. Q 5 I a. . my um A If - ,,,1. lilill. . QlEIxl1lll1ll:R. 6- 13 .4 f 2' I. . ' - Y 5 8 . .I . M A hx High llnimi l'lg1ii-iliiiilliiiiliyll1M.l.m. -5- --X A high ll'3fl0l'llil1 been "'0!lfCl'l"'3d up- f lf' 'H' fm Li'-liwieum G..-U. J. r.Quf-kr-mevf-r' by ' '5 xi!-f-In-s :in uh-9 Wear Poim. Limited ix i , 4i.m-- MiIit.v.i'y Aiszxiiiexuy. Nlr. Quizkd- ' . i -.ieyizr-.viii irrsrduut-' irrim iii-2 school nvxh 2' X gf-fer, lm-rim: 341:91 .faxizgulelf-41 with dis- ' ly I 1. - :.im:'iioxi his junifir yifnr. , l '- jf' Ai chv- I-luxe uf -L-4.:xi:ixi 14 row w+-iilcs '. li l 'info iw n-.una 1-lin-wi :L Liijcuconzxur and ji . K ' f yin-ix in-.if r-hiirqo of what :mf known as A-Y ii .. -- ' I' Uv- "Pl:-hm". 'Phe-v :ma Lhv. buys I .55 -.vim ixuvi- jus! wiv.-'-rod Il1i:lI1SL'lLULlDl1, f :ui-I iI.'wi1E he ilu- iimy ui Liffumn- , fam. Qixek-Amuyr-1 U, tmiu and drill V ' :Niall prFp:r:'1-lrory Lo flu!-ir aiiivanwaw- " :w'l11.Ll'x-' fell-:-wing your. 3 - - This is am honaiir im: Qvlcioxn If-0-1!fw.'e-.i iiprixssr Sruillxvrn hay, mail would noi llux'--H.-01-11 in Lin: iximf-:imma but for the lc' is fmpr-i'iorm1:i'it of Mr. Qimlzffineyifr, who 1' if has mar-:lv 11 mud'-l ismfl-Kiwi siwwf' his nn- XL- ll ml j rrzi,z'ir:f: imc flif- .-X--av.dvz1'iy Lhr--iv y.'f:u'w i l 1-,i I zulu. 1.1. f,JLH?lU'1'!19f-'Cl' X.-1 u mn of Twlr. ' I siiiflf-'l1s.'ie0.l!. iguulff-mr-j.'er mf th? lk 'QB Sl Lazy, .iii-J his iri1mil:s hzwv mu-d with no fx . -- l +G- liuii- giiva--izr-'f zii-1 aplmidirl rfcrcord Linn 'I NR gg hr: is virrkiiig. 'Pm Unit--il Sure: will 4, 1 Y- nmilurmr-1 'vi ies :army ra mrmw pf-1'iaI:L Jgf? li i gg:-riilwrimxf or aliorifiizgii Limiimf-ii om'-er l 4 If lzmrl solcii-ei' nlirm iii,-il. J. ij,llJfi3f"i!'1CfIl"f, I lj ,' I, and the U.f1:'::1ii pf---.lu-tw furjrim im. iwil- Q, A fl f I llzml Har-1-M' in his liirfs wlurilgs. -NTX' Tjf- ., .T 32 I. Y Wm-IL-cm:m':x1i:s,Li' him up-new Dlw liouitu' Y g" i , Q R M ti than ms E,--ff-ri Wircwrr-2-3 ugvffn him. df I , 1 A A 1 , ,Q -1 . ' V I - H - i 1 .,'. I Q 3 1 L3 ,Ag ' , I' Is! V K, Y V., , i '-f?g4Xbe'l5"ew-u.'- ' ll il l -an 5 A if lv- r W -ru -Il' Ez - he Q V - -- , This is a sample of what We all have to take from Generally, however, We are lucky enough each to see his -Editor. our " Podunksf' own paper Hrst. 274 Re HOWITZER The Fate of the P. S. A young P.S. one summer day Did dine upon the Post. The guests were met, the feast was set, And all did praise their host. "The wine was red," the time was sped, Eftsoons they rose to go, But "Nay'l said one, " We are undone, That clock ls an hour slow." I lVith hang-dog look, their leave they took, And cursed both straight and tall, But the young P.S., he smote his breast, For he heard the loud first-call. So for a space,-with dovvncast face Their good gray shirts they don, For no sadder sight can come to light Than a young P.S. in con. Special to Howitzer "Cadet lVlcFarland clainss that he has a Wooden machine, Which, when in working order Will close the Window, light the lights, and do the cussing for the house at reveille. Upon investigation We find that he refers to his wife, Jim Green." Some Definitions by a Plebe A SIZI-H0lid'A contumacious individual Who maliciously delights in deliberately reporting the manifold offences of other persons to the end that he may further his military reputation, or for reasons of personal interest or self-satisfaction. A Boot-lifk-The status of relations existingvvhen an inferior, having by devious devices ingratiated himself into the benign consideration of a su- perior, becomes, by virtue of the latter's supercilious condescension, a recipient of innumerable privileges, prerogatives, or ininfunities, not ordi- narily to be conferred. C. Smith-An ostentatious cognomen or euphonious appellation pre- tentiously applied to the esoteric cogitations and aggregate philosophical observations of the versatile, comprehensive, but unmistakably erratic genius of one C. Smith, Who, in the colloquial vernacular of West Point, is a synony- mous expression for the destruction of mental contentrrent and the source of consequent agitation, perturbation, and irascibility. - Miss L. P.: 6'Oh see the mistletoelw 2 1 . KATSE11: "Aw that ainft m1stletoe thatls holl !" 2 Y How TO BRING THE BATTALION TO ATTENTION Twisting your trunk to the right as far as- you can without danger of sustaining internal injury, glare Hercely at the left flank of the Battalion and sound off "Tall" Then get action with a torsional force in the oppo- site direction until your extreme fiber has reached its elastic lirnitg give the right Hank a Fiery glance, and say "Li-on I" Regain your equilibrium by a half twist to the frontg let the companies in the center know by a stony stare that they have not any bluff on yau,and bellow,"Ten-shonelnchopping the "shone', off as short as you can without breaking your "g" string. This will be found very effective, and ought to bring you at least a 2.8. "I use this method in combination with a bagpipe motion of the right armf'-Skin ny Wvazivzwriglot. T5 X- xg-mx. 26 -? 1 KA6-53? lilgmlx e E e . ff fs L? 1' W 5 lf fd ' P. 5 :s:1r- . .T V... W W- .ljr h ah 11, 1 k L Ad - T 'I-V - i'F'I I' ' T T .F 58 M 5 , i. ,I J 1 - It H f T 'lrigiffiff - 1-1. 1, U -5 il lil ' Qlvfmll In ' --- Ri 'l 5 Il l lf li if 'fu 'R f E- E A A , - l9 5l e "'- -" ' -,E-ff -:-:L - R- fi, f - E- 1 fa , e -Y l l I fi - , CCA JF I -j I 9 If O MODERN INIPFlOVENlENTS"HOT WATER MISCONCEPTION QUEKEMEYER Cro library attendamj: "Say, Sergeant, my 'Wife, Wants to get a book, too." SERGEANT: "I'm sorry, sir, but she will have to draw it herself." TI-IE WISDOM OF OUR ELDERS LIEUT. BENJ.: "What kind of quartz is this, Mr. Rice FH RICE, E. F.: "I think it is gold bearing, sir." LT. B.: "It may be gold-bearing, and it may not be gold-bearing- it,s 'rz'ferous, that's what it is." 2 X - SOLACE Said a young Cadet to his Juliet, X "Tm like a ship at seag X A X Exams are near, 'tis much I fear ' That I will foundered be." lk! "Oh no," she said, " a shore I'll be, J X Come rest, your journey 's O'er" fig Then silence fell, and all was Well- N For the ship had hugged the shore. F, ,X as ff IN THE SEVENTH DIVISION SWISH fafter repeatedly knocking at the THE 'RON DUKE armory doorj: "Cadets, open, this is the tactical SALTS FOR A BROKEN SHOULDER ,, olficerl Ee HOWITZER 277 K ToNY ANTON ZWINGE was born in Westphalia, Germany, in 1840. He came to America in search of his fortune when he Was but sixteen years old, the voyage was made in a sailing vessel and occupied more than two months. In 1857 he enlisted in the United States Army and served five years in and around Washington Territory. V In 1864, when Colonel Henry M. Black was appointed Commandant of Cadets, 'gTony," who had served under him in the West, came. with him to West Point. Here he has been ever since. He was em- ployed by Colonel Black and later by Professors Kendrick, Andrews, Weir and Tillman. Sixteen years ago he entered the service of the Academy as boot-black, and since then has constantly been employed in that position. He is a master in the art of polishing shoes and never forgets the heels. Ee HOWITZER The W hite Man's Burden Reprinted from the Furlougli Book of the'Class of 1906 Take up the White Manls burden, Nor hark what others dog The road is long and Weary, Your fellow-travellers fewg The sport of tae and skinoid, The butt of every quill,- You'll have to be a martyr To be a White Man, Bill! Take up the White lVIan's burden, And do the White Man' stuntg You may not have a gallery Of femmes to hear you grunt, You may not Wear the chevrons Nor drive a squad at drill,- A plain sleeve's no dishonor If you're a White Man, Bill! Take up the White Man's burden, And live the hVhiz'e Man's life, Nor sell your soul for chevrons, Nor quill upon your "Wifeg" You'd better be a private, Respected by the Corps, Then to Wear all the chevrons That quilloid ever Wore! Take up the White Manls burden, And drag it to the end, A thousand tons of boot-lick Won't buy a single friendg So do your duty fearlessly, Nor cringe, nor crawl, nor quill, Be you buck or be you captain, Be a White Man, Bill! Re HOWITZER 279 RUDE "Wl1o was Fcffdly-par, M155-Pickle " said l As I met her one day on the ice. But up Went her nose, with 'KDonlt go tu-fa, I don't think such questions are gflfl-.YJ.,, A-15-v-1-c-E CAPTAIN E.,Cat First Class lecturejz "Be sure and never duplicate your pay accounts, for you are certain to be caughtf' HocH DER KAISER J LIEUTENANT- Y.: "Mr, WVilhelm, what is an estate by curtesy F' BILL: "That's When the vvidoW's property reverts to the husband at her death." Y A MODERN USE INSTRUCTOR: "Miz Manchester, What, then, is the object of modern !7 cavalry ? P. R.: "To pursue the Heeing enemy after he has been annihilated, sir., '71 IIII xxx f, II, , I f N I , ,i , . .- "iH',.7- 9" ,I 'I ' I' A , 'Qlfw 'II ' I sk' tm , A Wiiisfi ' ,lim 'V --,.. ,. ' 'i Av' , - I-v,g.I5f :I Y.: ...- 5 2 'J ui' ul X I MI I it X X I , x I ---1 fi gl ., X V ' ' .. , ' E ,H-1511-,I 2' if '- .P'1.7,,.f.. .I -fl , -Jw " "v V-'lv ' .Z-:Ai --,,fg- vp. I I f' HV 1.595 '- " ,fl 'J ' 'K f ff, 'If' I .5 W is -igra-sf.g15'9!1'Q,s3'Ili-i'-2?l.fI'f5' 'Nf1Q'f, ..:If'-.",-5-'IJ3I,.F-"rbi ':5'::,- If v'-5 ji? , v I -vzw-3,12-t,rf:,!f.' I, I A A'-X vgyz. 2. '. XY- -. : v .- :v:.- - V '--. 'II :-- : F5155 I iff I I V 541-if", -f?k"'15i'f 35 1' YF- ,F 3 ' 'X X I. g.'121s"?1fi:- 5152 Ai ff. Xiu, -' I: I III.. If . ,i -, ,A 3, Q: 3 Q ' 51 jk! , if . 1' -- E :gi -1:11 .. 'l il , RN z -. '1 'lL.i zr.:'.-32,9 3 -'H-f "5 I :'-:I i 'I if ' I - nZ+qg11'g.fgffgn5 ', x -11.4 - -1 ar-Ya.-'ffnfr-4-wal.-ie. - gm, ' s . :- nnuflllllull lunuu ' ' I I j 'i"'T V. Alf' 'ig I 1 1 " Q I ,. 1 , . ' 'Q . Y gi-I ' f -',l ' " .xgpzpfvi-" ,Q TQ -Q: - f -aj E f .5 A gym -EQ:-,Ri A I 1 is 4s:,.r., ,, ,gf 1 , fvx fy 1 x qc-A-vw, V LVL ,. 3,1 .. 11131 , I 4ki:!4IiIAta35, 1 . 92. N TRYING TO FIND HIM HE DIDN,T CARE RILEY Cin Historyj: "The I Bull against him " Pope excommunicated a Papa . INSTRUCTOR: "VVelI, did this bother Luther F" ' ' ' d burned it." J. W: "No, sirg e V LOVING Cfeeling Minnie Pel h made light of it an otas chinl' "'First down Luther and issued for Pelotf' fZZe HOWITZER 281 GET YOUR MONEY,S VVORTH CAPTAIN E. CAt First Class lecturel: "Always get all of your authorized transportationg for instance, When I am ordered to muster the Army Service detachment, I always telephone to the M. asking that the buck-board be sent to my quarters for mef' GRATEFUL CAPTAIN MAC: "W'ell, lVlr. lVliller, that 's a pretty good recitation for ougl'm oin to ive oua .o." Y g g 8 Y FAUNTLERQY: "Thank you, sirg that,s the first one I ever got." ' RATHER FREE HANLONCf1'H11Sl2flHgD2 "'Il jeta un coup d,oeil'-He threvv a cup of oil.', HSUCCESSIVEW, YEARLING Cfacing aboutjz "l've Finished the problem didferentiation, sirf, IN DRILL REGS. ARTHUR: "Captain, do the letters of the various troops the head becomes the rear Fl' 'X s . Ck alt! ! :T We l l l f I l l f ,E WILL HE SKIN THE CAT? in surcerrful change when img HOWITZER mf" 0 f fwf f 77 fwf fffz f fj y 'V' 1' 1 'Z I it QTCIIN I Iv ii.. EI 7 li I' If A6 Ix I 'I Z - wykyyyf 177 fffy v ,-,, ww. , 1 QZI54 .2 ' 'WTF I-' 'ii' f II Il'l'f 7I ' IIW WT 2' Z .1 I.. 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II3 Roll . . . IOQ CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS . 167 Area Birds . . . 171 Bachelors' Club . 169 B. A. 's . I7O Les Etrangers 174. Les Immortels 172 Post Spoonoids 168 The Ex-Tanks 173 DEDICATION . 7 EDITOR,S PREFACE II FRONTISPIECE . I2 GREETINGS I3 I-IoPs . . 227 HOWTTZER BOARD IO HUNDREDT1-1 NIGHT 24.1 MILITARY STAFF . I5 SLUM . . 245 SOCIETIES . 175 Dialectic 173 Fraternities . 180 Rifle Squad . 183 Y. Nl. C. A. .... 176 nil-HE CORPSH . . . . 9 THE REVEREND HERBERT SHIPMAN 3 TRIPS ..... 191 Art Gallery .... 196 Fort Totten 206 Future Trips 223 Horse Show . . 220 Inaugural Parade . 192 Nortlilield Conference 198 Oseawana . 202 Peekskill . 197 Practice Marcli 214 Sea Gift . 210 Watervliet . 222 f- , L Qfwffffx 1, ffm fix y 12 CTL' A fV ,f if jf? f ff1fLf,fm ,zAwzf,f f A.f4 , ff w74L:v4zgff:+ffiV4,1!W '4i,:ffZff ' ' , ffifff V, ll ,L lf ,ff ff If yy y if L I X I - f f "', . V ' I 'ix W! ...J . MDNT mwwvewggesm wwwwf' x A 5 Z' Pmffm-w1v12F? m..wM 5-5 f D -- f LJ in-. 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Split-second chronographs in 18-karat-gold cases S 125., 5200. upward Open-face, sterling-silver minute repeaters 575, T LADIES' GOLD WATCHES Small, open-face, 18-karat-gold Watches, especially adapted for young Women 525.. 535.. 545, upward With one or more diamonds set in back of case 51 10., S140., 5190., 5240. upward Small chronographs in 18-karat-gold cases for Trained Nurses 550. Tiffany 85 Co. are strictly retailers. They do not em- ploy agents or sell their Wares through other dealers Fifth Avenue New York At 37th Street Formerly of Union Soo on TIFFANY' E5 CO. ALWAYS WEI.COME A COMPARISON 0F PRICES Makers of United I States Military Academy Class Rings Visiting Cards and -' Stationery for the Social Uses of Officers and their Families Tiffany8cCo. 1906 - Blue Book A compact cata- logue without il- Iusiralions: -' 530 pages, with an al- phabetical side-in- dex, affording quick access to Tiffany 8: Cofs stock with the minimum and max- imum prices. Blue Book sent upon re- qucstwithoutcharge Go1dWatches on Approval Upon receipt of satisfactory refer- ences from any National Bank or responsiblebusiness house, Tiffany 85 Co. will send on approval selections from their stock to any part of the United States THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER THE PRUDE TI L Have You Seen "lVIACK?" INSURANCE COM PANY of America FFERS extremely lib- eral inducements for Army Oflicers to secure Life Insurance, or to add to that which they have IE YOU PLACE YOUR INSURANCE "WITH MACK" who confines his business to ARMY AND NAVY INSURANCE, and refers with pleasure to many oflicers in every branch of the service insured through him, you will receive the policy best adapted to your needs FOR FULL INFORMATION ADDRESS A, W, Manager Army and Navy Dept. Third FIO0I', Prudential N01'th Building, N. J. 3 THE HOTE 500 Room.- ROBE RT STAFFORD- GE Proprietor HOWITZER ADVERTISER L WALTQ in za, Pa. Tfzorougbb Fzrejbroof Single and En Suite O. W. SWETT Manager Telephone 3093-JM Gramm 8. r fi 411 f 9 414 MJ? YQQXT A S,-,co I f M gg Q 'm14ll3Wf 4 'wx , X Em.,..m Q ,, f 4 gigs' T P I M.: X ,, ,, fv 5 . ,ff -R--,, 1 ,,4ff'f ffw H 7 ,wwou-M4 ' , ,W-' "'-- M1 Ivwaimlgf' wi -X l?:?,,, , A ' ,,,. Wgpuncnwvwm r t P'-jyfig V Wi' A 4 ,agwgl " 4 : Fen X lu , 1, ' SQ? 4-I X f f f Y J ,.vU'Lf NIH ' V' ZW' Fifi! X ff' ' My V' H V' 5: . 1 , ff ff Ph i ,g f DB5 , 'mm Mu" , ,,,,,-mi" -3 muillli ""IiM HHI , -u.u- ., I. mi H" 11' Q-....-,Al ., ,-,...- -f - 1- , ,, "-iqnli' J .,-, , E 44-46- K 1-aim.. N, 4 Ana MARK 'mr 48 GT 50 Em' 4344! Sr. New fork THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER MITH WESS EREVOLVER 1. 2. is 4. 5. G 7 S. 9. 10. 11. 12. 16. S 13. 14. 15. hdOI1EL 1902 fi ...my- fngfff -bfi- e ie. ei t . 1 POINTS gf SUPERIORITT Stop is positive in its action, and holds the cylinder in perfect alignment with the barrel, regardless of any other part of mechanism. Cylinder notches are reinforced with hardened steel pieces, to prevent notches from becoming worn by the impact of the cylinder stop against the sides of the notches. All the small springs are spiral, thereby preventing the danger of breaking, a defect common to all small flat springs. Lock studs are screwed into the lr line, have collars raised above its surface, and, in conjunction with steel bosses milled on the side plate, hold all working parts central and prevent lriction. Lockingpin works in hardened collar set into frame. Hardened collar set into extractor and raised above the ratchet teeth. This collar impinges upon the collar in frame, prevents the ratchet teeth from coming in contact with the frame, and forms a hardened surface which saves the cylinder from longitudinal wear and loosening. A positive cylinder lock, so constructed that the cylinder mnnot be thrown out when the arm is cocked, or the arm cocked when the cylinder is out, thereby making it absolutely impossible to discharge the arm when not fully locked. Strong solid extractor rod, and boss on barrel to hll space between barrel and rod when pistol is closed, to prevent bend- ing oi rod. Hammer nose so shaped that the blow will be in direct line with the cartridee, thus preventing the copper from being driven towards the bottom of primer, as by the usual raking blow of the solid hammer nose. Barrel screwed into place, brought to perfect alignment by multiplying guages,and pinned into position. This is a radical improvement over the method of screwing the barrel against shoulders tight enough to draw the stock of barrel. Cylinder so chambered that the ball on leaving shell fills the front end of cylinder and prevents excessive loss of gas. ' Stud and spring fitted in the yoke and working into a small detent in the joint, to prevent the cylinder from swinging loosely when the arm is opened. Ease with which the arm can be opera ted with one hand. Convenience in assembling and disassembling. The head of extractor and extractor stem are made in one piece. lt is therefore impossible for the extractor head to turn on stem. Forward cylinder locking device which holds the cylinder in perfect alignment with barrel and insures increased accuracy. MlTl-l WESSON Sprzrzgjfefai, fllazrmciurefrr 5 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Cadet Uniform Shoe Eames Q. Banister Qin. NE,WARK, N. jf., U. S, A. ' e-WETEH fi lm 2 U"M"9"'f'fof CHICAGO PYLBEA' ..?E gW .'l Pells WE 5' mms Nlllngllllls V65 H04 ' s Mmm 5 ESTABLISHED W" . Gefeflemmns Pho! Wear KNOX HATS STAZZZZWEEZZSHION . st in P-ii If , WVR 3 593241 i f Knox NEW YUKK. Addres rx XA A r L Q X 23. .li-u:,,g .A 5 -my 4- assess. .--- 4 ., 'w'.5,?g':1E 4,1 Ur: W .- gill. : -:Am ..f.'.'.c x.. 1 'Ag E15 'F'W,f":5, wx ,:5-' 5 ,',1..u, f 5 .fi?i...ll'-- s all Communications to Knox Buildin g, 4.52 Fifth Avenue. Agencies in all Cities Other Establishments: 194 5th Ave. Cgth Ave. Hotelj 8 , I 9 Broadway CCor. Dey St THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 6 Alexander . f:----'-- , We refer to hundreds of ,Q Army Ofiicers who are now wearing our goods - Catalogues await request. Purchases of 55.00 or over delivered free to any U. S. . 15 Post Office address :Les--ff -i Mm, -1 ,Maui Q I Fil fi., gif i 14? . iss! E is 3' -5 " x x rs R' is er, , X ,fx 0 he , , I 1 yr f . ..,,. 1 ,, - L UI ! , 'xr 4'- sgqlxe r X X 3.5.- , ,. .X Al 33: -r ' 3 . D a M 1 X I Tan or Black mmow GCS Cow Hide 55.00 Sixth Avenue ibai street New 01' N E Corner Y k KEUFFEL M ESSER CO. 127 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK Chicago, 111 Madison Street St. Louis, 813 Loeu-t Street San Francisco, 421-3 Montgomery Street Drawing Materials Surveying Instruments are 1' Y Y-I 7 w,,i Y ' 1 ,1,.'L:v:Ibe-ei.: , ,- . J , ' , ,,-3, A -wi, , - K g? N 1- sa fe r -: f -.1 l Qzxmgaa Fffzwe 3???W' We have the most complete line of Drawing Instruments in various grades. Our P a r a g o n Drawing Instru- ments and other Drawing Supplies are used at the U. S. Military and Naval Academies. We furnish to the U. S. Army Draw- ing Instruments and Tools of highest quality, as required by army officers. All our goods are warranted. OUR NEW GENERAL CATALOGUE C550 pagesj sent on request. HIGHEST AWARDS: Grand Prize, St. Louis, 1904 Gold Medal, Portland. 1905 gsaagg. agtsfg . Merchant Tailors amd lVIen's Furnishers SPECIAL RATES TO ARMY OFFICERS AND CADETS Main and Garden Streets '.. Pdkeepsie, N. Y. THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER W 'fm WF KEEPS SHIRTS IS ALWAYS HARMONIOUS ' and never loud. The sterling reputation of years of shirt making goes into each of our shirts. We have the best patterns of twenty-Hve manufacturers. White, 6 for l0.00 and 6 for 1z.oo Mad! M Wdgr Colored, 6 for 315.00 and 6 for 321.00 Makers of Keep's Shirts BROADWAY, BETWEEN Ilth and 12tfz STREETS We have no other szore in New Terk HATFIELD 81 SONS ailnus anh mpnvtem 1,150 Zyyffb Awe., near 40f!a Sf. NEW YORK is MAKERS OP THE FINEST UNIFORMS AND LEADERS OF STYLES IN CIVILIAN DRESS THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER ffl:'ZL-'r-'5f272'f'f"'L9'f?4x.L..4Q:.,,,.-Zf...Tl.ZQ,l12:fiz141- 7:32 f-:.1,jifj:'Z!gl ' Wfffw ,pgfmj uV"'M1 731, 'Y' fffkyw T292 V? Ti" if ' R V2 " ,' ' fa, ' H ', iv, Q, 1- ff af -,I 1 ' .,' 1,0 f f, ,Q WJ 1: 74' 4 1 9 if ff, 2-En, fa 440 4 L-A Z bf" We mf ? -2111 QC. 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Mu. 5 -we e 'fe 'AYQTW' N K L24 ',1':i- w g V V 'J if ,W ,,.,,-exe r ., Kr A, I T 4 'z ,X I sf Q Q' ' ,- f ?7W1 Ili Q-gg.. Q, .. M. . . I' Unlformsaiqulpmcnts ' ff r The Warnock Uniform Co. fee IQ C93 21 West 31st Street New Terk Between Eroadfwry and Fyib Avenue R eezsonezble Reliable fii xj., f -fy 71:5 u..f..fl .V 1,5 5 li f.4.,,l " ,1 ,, f 1 1.1 -v1,zflzf2.1 W - . f ,. ., If 'f ' 6, QV, Z3 X' "-' new l - 4, ,,,, sg ,.- l 1' 7 f- '- f 5. v- ' J! ff, Wage 5, V r ,'.Le,,,w W ,V --.V . ,. ,51 1-1 Q f ' , 1' I 'Murcia ! N X .Q Mail Orders a Specialty Catalogs on Request Cable Address, K'W3fUHiC0,' N. Y. N JOHN G. HAAS Ziifiii 5 nifurms 39 Ear! Orange Sf., L51n6a.ffe7", Pefzmylwmifz Fifth Avenue New York City 1308 F St., N. W. Washington D. C. W'eH lznorwn to ARMY OFFICERS far the P sr Thirgv 'fears , BENT 65' BUSH Military 325 Equipments Sole Makers of the WEST POINT PIN 1 5 School Street M Boston John C. Wineman8zC0 Leaders ofStyle.and Makers of the Best Grade of Civilian DIACSS at Popular Prices . 914 F SU661, N.W., VV2.ShiI1g"l0Il, D.C THE HOW ITZER ADVERTISER EQ, When the little folks can get hold of their father'S Stetson for their parades, they know they have the real thing-and Dad knows it, too. Retail Department, 1 108 Chestnut St., Philadelphia IFORM OVQBLJRQ Co 95 it oarfhg 1 B4 FOURTH AVENUE NEWYOPK I L R THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 0. W. HATCH F. J. DEAN 1 C. W. K QOLAGE , JR. T C H . D EAN 26' C . Q Army, Navy and Civilian Shirt, White and Khaki Uniform Habernfasbefs .f4rc6z'fecz.v Mfg Largest Concern of the kind in America N O T E! SPECIAL TIES 1 ,?,1jg?Qf,1jgQEfD,5j5Ef2:T,E, N O T EI We sold the largest bill of furnishings and White Uniforms that was ever sold by any one firm at the U. S. N. A.-WHY? There were II4. Graduates of the U. S. Naval Academy in the Class of 1905. We sold 110 their Graduation Outfits-WHY? There Were 114. Graduates of the U. S. Military Academy in the Class of19o5. We sold Q7 their Graduation Outhts-WHY? NORFOLK : VIRGINIA ARMSTRO Sfmdczrc! fwlifwyf Unwrms We believe to be the most perfect and elegant in style, finish, etc., made in this country. flThey have the true military cut, set, shape and Workman- ship. They are made in our own shops by experienced military tailors. ARMSTRONG CAPS, celebrated for lightness and quality Qltmstrnng Qboulner straps, Qahres 7BeIt5 arm Q11 QEquipment5 We expect to have a full line of ARMSTRONG UNIFORMS and EQUIP- MENTS on exhibition at the U. S. Military Academy in March of each year, and hope sincerely that the members of the graduating classes will investigate our goods THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Saaayira' aaa' Saaewra' MERCHANT TAILO RS AND 6 FI TH ENUE, B d ZZd23dgLf6BlSAV NEZQwe?10iiC Special Rates to Army ana'Na11y O-fren E99 Cadets JULIUS SIMON 6-I0 Great jfonef Street New Terk .ab fa HIEGI' of E C Elrmxg,1IQav33 Sporting Sbirtsxtc. 15 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER HENRY V ALLIEN as C ' 0 - 00 SUCCESSORS TO HORSTMANN BROS. E? ALLIEN Sh. ESTABLISHED 1815 Importers and Manufacturers of Army, Navy E3 National Guard Goods Button Military Ornament and Accoutrement Manufacturers Gold and Silver Laces Cords. Fringes Etc. LAN., Telephone, 1992 Spring' Mala qampfm 8 qgg, L. H. JoHNso1x CHARLES HAUPTNER 663 and 665 Broadway, New York GEORGE c. HOFFMAN 1, Men'5 Ozzzfifers E53 'Bef , 453?9'X ' 7 .7 ' W, T O H 0 Q kv -N E-:am Q Q m The o -' lm m fq Q fl .' - 49- gayss W EW, KZ T55 f' ui 43 1 IZ' E' lg o Z f? ' 'S U X? Ai bl Qgim W 2 Maker of Fine Trunks Suit Cases et C. 9 ESTABLISHED 1876 Agent for the celebrated 1280 Broadway, Corner 33d Street, New York Leatheroid Trunks THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 16 O ' K E E A BIAKERS OF MEN'S CLOTHES BEG TO ADVISE PATRONS VVHO ARE UNABLE TO VISIT THEIR SHOP THAT AN EFFICIENT LIAIL ORDER SYSTENI IS MIAINTAINED EXPRESSLY FOR THEIR CONVENIENCE. SABIPLES AND IVIEASURE BLA FE dz QUINL N NKS WILL BE SENT UPON APPLICATION RIDING. HUNTING, YACHTING AND AUTO MOBILING CLOTHES ses FIFTH AVENUE 'MEW YORK Coale's 1, 1906 Model meets ' requirements of new General Order in size and Weight with all compartments to hold just what you need in the field 58.00 Officers' Field Service t.-1-. Trunk Mess Chests and Camp Furniture Send for Complete Illustrated Price Lists HENRY K. COALE, MANUFACTURER 136 WASHINGTON STREET CHICAGO T THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Were awarded bylthe Louisiana Purchase Exposition a Gold Medal for the best Qand onlyj entire Exhibit of Uniform Cloths, consisting of Cadet Gray, Dark and Sky Blue Meltons, Doeskins and Kerseys barl ttesville oolen ill charlottesville, lDa. Phlgfy Grade Calder Gfdjff Sky mm' Dark Bfuey I7ZdlZg0 Dye Pure W oo! Free' from all Adulz'erfzz'z'0m and Adfolufcflf Czaaranfeed We are the Sole Manufacturers of the Gray Cloth used for uniforms of the Cadets of the U. S Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. Military Schools preferring our goods are requested to have it stipulated in contract for uniforms that they shall be used ' THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 568 OQ.,STM44, me fe flea Army and Navy 474 'V' 'FT Q' g Officers Uniforms and V L, Equipments 5 DE MARK E T- Z, uaiuie ., ,. Write for Price Lists TKUlE3f..,?3,: Crouch 81 Fitzgerald .EfE E M ferr of RELIABLE TR UNKS BAGS SUI7 E , , 5-Q! . i A CASES, ETC. V' -7 I 1 Our Gaudi have been used by Qi? aer: jarjo Tears l .'-., . r - Sendfbr Catalogue Style Black Diamond, Price 514.00 Size 36 in, long, I9 in. high, ZI in. wide. This Gentls Trunk is covered with light sheet iron instead of canvas. The corner clamps are all steel, has two cold drawn steel bands on the front, top and back, also 4 slats on the bottom. Swing tray with a compartment that has a form for S'lk H a 1 at or Derby, Iso has the Yal e non-pickable, solid brass, indestructible lock. Made in canvas inst cl f h , ea o s ect steel, at the same price. Called style Brown Diamond. 688 Broadway, below Fourth Street' 161 Bro d a way, below Cortlandt Streetg 723 Sizith Avenue below 2d St t 4 ree NEW YORK 19 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER R. D.CRANE Ea? CO. 9 RMI. I-. , I , E I S B X f Q G ' ' 'NUNEBEICFERVMADEQ' U N I I HE BES'T Caps P IVI Belts that Skin Embroidery M Insignia and Money can Knots Sabers P r o d u c e a n d I ' E Sold at Popu- lar Prices R N T T Moto tOj5ee 605, 607 cmd 609 Broadway, NEW YORK CITY .215 S I3 West 2756 Street : New fork City Hoes FoR ooo tio Dress, Semi-Dress, Business, Street, Traveling, Outing. Our shoe ibr young men is a shoe for all occasions. Made in all styles With the New York linish, a standard of excellence to meet the taste of the well-dressed men. ln French. Cali, Russia Calf, Imported Patent Leather, Fine Black Kid and Box Calf, in Button, Lace-and Oxfords. Speezkz! Regulation Booty, Show emo' V Leggz'2zgrj9r Army Qjieerf Made of the best materials and complying with full Government Regula- tions. Aseparate and complete department devoted exclusively to army trade Regulation Service Shoes in Tan with or without tips at 33.00, 83.50 and 555.00 Regulation English Pig Skin Puttee Leggings, , 36. 50 Regulation Black Calf Riding Boots, 39.00 SIXTH AVENUE Cor mths ffeef ,NEWiKORKi ll Ei ll l , 1 5 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER l l l KQ 1 A V ? , V:f H 7, lJV f finETLW.3,3l, ,,-.-l.. ll ll ll EEEE E EEEE E in N17 Fmzmw in - -- 'fffw 1 ljjgmvgieimg, , V 'N ': I , -'+'eff1.lT4Qf3fff ,E gif my I T , iliiif ':A"'T' ,e--L--'ff- ":'f'4 ':-" ' tm,-.,-.nwuxi Z' ' . -Zf,,,,Jg-,- -qi ,f-QETET' -----ifjfigiv? wrliiulwvf. , ' Karim'-E , ,, - .. if oo af'UW!lf3'YTf--A---, r- ' fm" "Wm-'. W ',' TNQ 0: 'Nh + Wim 4' 27 ' "W +,1?!"'Q.!f " 0 Nl - ' 2 o'f'.l?AA.w'o N: X ol' naw un 1. T , Ha N 'Nmgv' mo x - whom N ' "T gwwwfvg ' N3 U 1 Q O 5 ' l cf--..::.. .ve H- X ' o m I ' X KZ' ? l .mg v J. Mug df 0 ' 5' f E PWW'-5941131 ' f A E Hes.-w -'Fw'-. 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'com' Y ,no .qs 5 -mm A l w nw me lpn X , , T sy l .Am a .A--- -L ..ngg,, V, , -, .L - li The Most T Powerful lf Small Arm Ever Produced Co. Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. 'HARTFORD . CONNECTICUT : U. S. A. f T"Y"W:"Y" ' ':"'Y" ANL, LT, ,-W? 5 7 Y KA? k ,,.,, A rr Y Y V W , - fl, , 3 11 A , . , , fgn ,YH - T!,...,,,, , Wi ,,,,,,i". " " " "K Y . 'Q -'1'e jefqm-J N 2 X mmm QSEQ xp E lnlnlrllmlrrllllllmlv lllelxlllllnlull wixyj COLT LM L ug: 'A wg: New Serzfzrf Rewfwr J Cafzare -45 M.:-::w:,:i,w W. l l 5 '3:Ni!3'NtQ. 'U ' 'M 'ug W3 l Ng 'xxx H wgap 'Nw ' l , ll:::-f:':e,mmmNSe.-Q l l lmlwlt N ll uuwmrlu 1 1 5 K T El ll l l , X ' "-lx I ,lx 21. THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER jftnzbtatinnerp ann Qingruntng iE3nu5z 1121 Qlbestnut Qcreet, Jpbilahelpbia STATIONERY VISITING CARDS DANCE PROGRAMMES RECEPTION and BANOUET IYIENUS WEDDING INVITATIONS SPECIAL ORIGINAL DESIGNS FURNISHED UPON REQUEST ONLY FIRST-CLASS WORKMANSHIP AND QUALITY AT MODERATE PRICE Commissary Sergeants D0 T024 Ure THEPURE Baking Powder? J?I12!!ILf3iiIfHE3Fn A high-grade cream tartar Powder at a Iow price. Used in the Army for over tweIve years. Make Requisition For It Tfzepzzfe Baizrzg Powder Co. Albany, N. T. NOTE: Pye will gfadfy send szlmpfc on req 219 w f PAILA 7,45 IIII IIIIIIIIRI D dl GUAPAIVTIIU PIPESI JV BOWLS fer I I-- Al-.NUT511 I Z ' :II IMM A' L, fff i' QFD PIPES J Pipes Repanred Write us for Catalogue It is intcrcsting, illustrated, and sent Hee THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER .J . gil' i 'lj 'Xi MXN 'Yr 'Ky mf? hx, 14. ,f x W E Q, Jlif O 5 I Fini- INSTRUCTOR-"Wl1atis ihe lowest form of animal Mr. Schultz?" GOAT-"A lobster, Sir." 1 7 ,A , C oco a e B o n b o n s . , . . The reason LOWNEY S BONBONS agree with you is that they are O aff "gg made of the costliest and purest materials: all natural products. Their v I ,vo . haf f-,ARK nefflsw delicious flavor helps digestion "NAME ON EVERY PIECE" The Walter . Lowney Company Boston Manufacturers of SUPERFINE COCOA and CHOCOLATE THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER A. G. SPALDI G 81. BROS. LARGEST MANUFACTURERS IN THE WORLD OF OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SUPPLIES ' SPALDING'S TRADE MARK goods are the acme of perfection, accept no goods that are not the Spalding kind, there is no substitute for a Spalding ALDIN V- G SQFTR Q is . , A 0 Di: -9 VI v""""-M v B o FPMARKNW' 440.1575 Every base ball manager should Send at once for a copy of Spalding's Spring and Summer Catalogue, it'S free article ATHLETIC IMPLEMENTS DIN BASE BALL I ,, ,B Q BASKET BALL I. 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Buffalo, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, Baltimore, Denver, Minneapolis, Washington Pittsburg, Syracuse, Kansas City, San Francisco, Montreal, London, England THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Ebbitt House mgberiller 1n. cz Washington, D, C, the mano of the any American Plan ab lm C HI1OI','t td'Alb 1Pk' Arlny and Navy the Northern ed?euc?fihemCity igngrjniqiie d cftb1I,t thbtclaf Head q U arte r S tggxtigfsivvlfo :rl iria ii f omfirtabli and yi, attractive pl f l h t t g or say. Golf 1' k ' h' FA h d d y ds. The Manor is p th y d Ellbemarle llbatk Gompanxg H. C. BURCH, Proprietor B5'mme'm'G' James Mc Cutcheon if? Co. MTHE LINEN STOREU SPECIALISTS IN FINE TABLE LINENS BED LINENS, TOWELS, HANDKERCHIEFS, etc. I4 Wen 234 Sf., New fork City it x W X m imi' Ax. ' ,J Ai- f Q 1 el 5 i "x 1 J x x ., - - - 1 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 2 tb I eb e m Qteel umpaup Guns, Gun Gun Forgings Projectiles. Armor Plate, Shaft ing and Forgings for Marine Engines The works of this Company are thoroughly equipped fox the manufacture of guns. from one pounder to 1 8-inches caliber, made of the highest grades of simple or nickel steel. Also gun carriages of various types. "Bethlehem" high power guns and carriages are installed in all the principal fortifications of this Country. as well as upon United States Warships. BRANCH OFFICES : 100 Broadway, New York City : Penn- sylvania Building. 15th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. : 1111 Keystone Building. Pittsburg, Pa. : 1351 Marquette Building, Chicago. Ill. TI-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 26 Genera! Elecirir bmpcm , . - , '-- ,Y--- -V -- , . . ,4,.... Y SOME EXCLUSIVE ACHIEVEMENTS SCHENECTADY CN. YJ WORKS At these works were developed and pro: duced the following notable contribu: tions to the electrical industrial field: The most powerful Dynamo in operation, now utilizing the water power of Niagara Falls The Sprague:General Electric Multiple Unit Train Control, used by the principal electric railways of America and England The most extensively used Steam Turbine QCurtis5 for American electrical service The first practical Electric Locomotive for high speed passenger service . V ws- --f '.-1V:h:f-'ff-4-1---1--1--L1----.-Afi.: A-: 'f:.A-if -'.-.- Ja 'W PRINCIPAL OFFICES 1 SCHENECTADY, N. Y. NEW voRK OFFICE : 44 BROAD sr. SALES OFFICES IN ALL LARGE CITIES FOREIGN DEPT.: scnENEcTAov, N. Y.: gidlggoaganggsegtrliy Lmlgnacgycf FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND: EIZEQIQZIQggffsgigifsfglffaiisfdci FOR ALL CANADIAN BUSINESS : iq-lfmgtlggq ,p tl E5 gii cg-pf-gy. G C 27 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER BEST DICTIONARIES ENGLISH-GERMAN and GERMAN-ENGLISH FLUEGEL-SCI-IIVIIDT-TANGER. 2 vols. half leather 35.20 THIEME-PREUSSER, 2 vols. hall leather, bound in one 54.25 FRENCH-ENGLISH and ENGLISH-FRENCH CLIFTON dc GRIMAUX, 2 vols. half leather, each volume 34.70 SPANISH-ENGLISH and ENGLISH-SPANISH LOPES y BENSLEY, 2 vols. bound in one, half leather 87.00 BEST facilities for supplying AMERICAN GERMAN ENGLISH ITALIAN FRENCH SPANISH BREMIKER, Logarithmic Tables C6 placesj cloth 81.85 BRUHNS, Logarithmic Tables Q7 placesj half leather 32.50 TAUCHNITZ, Collection of British Authors, 3000 vols. 12mo., paper, each 50 cents VEGA, Logarithmic Tables C7 placesj half leather 32.50 JUST our STIELER'S Large Hand-Atlas of Modern Geography, new edition, 100 maps and index, half mor. 31500. I Catalogues free Correspondence solicit-ed LEMCKE 85 BUECHNER Established over 50 years II East 17th Street New York City All ATHLETES Find just what they Want at A. I. 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The schoolbooks of the country are based upon it. State purchases for the supply of the schools have in every instance been made in favor of the international. College Presidents, Normal School Principals, County Superintendents, Educators, and a host of teachers indorse and coxnlnend it. A necessity in ever-v Home, School and Office. LT.-GEN. ADNA R. CHAFFEE, Ex-Chief of Staff United States Army, fittingly says :- "My observation for many years has been that Webster's Internation- al Dictionary is the choice of the army and is to be found as one of. the reference books at all posts, head- quarters, and in very many of the officers' private libraries. The new edit-ion seems to be exhaustive and complete. Washington, D. C., April 18, 1905. WEBSTEPJS COLLEGIATE DICTIONA RY The largest of our abridgmenls. Regular edition, size 7 x 10 X 22- in. Thin Paper Edition, size 53- x 85- x 15 in., printed from same plates, on bible paper. Unsurpasseil for elegance and convenience. 1116 pages, 1400 illustrations. 'Write for "The Story of a Book"-Free G. Q9 C. MERRIAM CO. Srninorxnmn, Mass., U. S. A. GET THE BEST THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 23 1 ' f il ' ' ,l ' 'ff V r-1 ' I I, ' , - fri , nulvrgfg-"""" 1 1 1 1 i faq -of , v ague I f f , 9 2 -'f':,'1. U ' - Ta as . a fi W f f , 9 5? l Uri 2 1.1-rffrffa11,iH'f 7 y - Vvjv ' ,- l21yWf f14v-- I7 ' I I 'J' ' X f TX! f' ' , ff If-J17.,"-ii ,ll,3,3'. f if,,',,L,f,', X722 M VI " Wy I I wuzuul ? gig' -L li fi' 'umm -ff-V 'al i Z X Af r f l f greg 5 J-TEE , -T721 ij ' A - X 1 fff, ' -'vi'-E1-El ! JT? a 1' " -' . - W OW 'lli'??'Tf'E tr y' 1 '?i' - 41101014 ifxy X Xllf . . V"U""' ' . ' V 'f'.g!,4?" 5 -L Q7 1 My uuuwu 'Try fffy 9 ws... GIMWM 2 5 -. f nge X l 4:-aim, ,,.:L K. 77 - Ki WIFI! :mv 011 1 f 'V Fl f1'99?Wfi ' 2 'Tr' x7 fa ,, f V .- ig - N m - r a. 5, 4 -V - , 9 -f ff it 42-154 if' if 'N 1 Pg ' fC 1 of rf A TX -: - n in-' ' , - -X! r- S W- f- X o ' , "' .-. 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The Sanitax Fountain Bath Brush is worthy of your interest. Literature furnished upon request. Sanitax Brush ompany 2335 Wabash Avenue Chicago, Ill. THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER V 21 , J f u , Q 1 fi 3,1 . 7 ' A N- ' f i I " . 1QI?' Il,4x Jfm' , ' . 11,9 0 lj xyllj 'Q 'f D 4 rf:-"QI 'T' av-5 w s ,f Qu o N Lf I -. I ' MDN -, J W By Royal Warrant CANADIAN CLUB" HISKY Distilled and Bottled by Hiram Walker 8 Sons Limited WALKERVILLE, CANADA LONDON NEW YORK CHICAGO MEXICO CITY VICTORIA, B. C. aka aaa f THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER , 1:25 mit? i f Dafzzeflif Frzzilf Szzpplierf Direft From The Vilzer U ' ll ollliingg hw li Highest Medals 1. I Awards !!"u- if P 1 f .'ff"""'lw P Selected Strawberries 'S Raspberriesy Currants, Plums Cherries, Peaches, Pears Grapes and Apples ofthe Best Varieties supplied to Hotels, Clubs and' Families at Reasonable Prices TOP-0-CAN BUTTER Packed at the Diamond Creameries Monticello, Iowa Direct from the Cham Cans seled without heating JAMESA.,STAPLES . f Consulzing Ho1'iitufzur'ist : : Pnwveyor to Cade! MESS H CO' TREES and VIZVES FURNISHED an APPLICATION 79 South Market Street P. O. Box 65, I: MARLBOROUGH, N. Y. BOSTON, MASS., U. S. A. Sozodont Too hPowder 45 1 Ufi vgx- vs aeeeal semi ce is free from acid, grit or any other injurious substances. lt will not tarn- ish gold work nor scratch the enamel of the teeth. It polishes the teeth beautifully and leaves a deliciously cool and fragrant sensation in the mouth. FOR SALE EVERYWHERE The Smlzdzzra' 1471267765172 Bnzfm' ATLA PCRTLA D CEME T Always U7ZWf77Z SEND FOR PAMPHLET Mazzufactured by The Atlas Portland Cement Co 30 Broad Street z: New Yoruc, N. Y THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER PARADIGM KYL GHTS OSITIVELY the Best Skylight Made. Enormous amount of Work done for the U. S. Navy Department, principal railways and manufacturing firms Specified for new buildings at West Point Hope to do the Work ARTHUR E. RENDLE I8 West 34th St. New York I l Sendfm' Hfurlratcd Catalague, Cireufars, eta. il 8 C00 ' VVQA S. L. Knygsff, my, ' g ,E T. B. Knw Vffff ff G, B. DK77lHl'6Sl, Seciy GJ: Tren: '3'1-'F'-355555 1 ' HOSZ E I , C H IN A are is N. , if 11. in ,131 853 GZ , ASS W AR E it a R a Heiel S undrzef. 48 Murray Slreef : : New Terk Telephone 25,52 Cortland! Our TRUNKS, BAGS and SUIT CASES have an inter- national reputation, a reputa- tion built up and sustained by quality Military Trunks a Specialty Headley fs? Farmer Co. NEWARK, N. 7., U. S. A. THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 32 M ' Corned Beef Hash .- , 1 if ' ,he-:gfa1?3':evg-Q,. V X - X fr ' a:,1?wfiwW2rs, AQ-- f " . 54, pp - Q, ' qi, ,A -V , ml by ,?,,,,fR,wFg,ig-325 V, f'g55,F.. , 'lx i,Sf "l'L'f s V L f- '..-' --A fzfefirfw' :z".:.:v': X .- .' . " a-- "ti fi, " Q- fi A Q", -' ' Q-A ff-wg' ..4"' 1Yv , A ,x . N, , . , ,,, , . , , ,I .t H K I wsixs, 1 H Q N 1, b , , gym ', 1. n 1.31m-"r93.,' -x P , f A , A, X 1 ., A ii V -6 15, I IL The Corned Beef Hash may be moistened with one beaten egg, made into small cakes and broiled. Served with cream sauce. Or, mixed with egg made into small balls, fried in deep fat and served as quenelles with creamed chicken. A can of Corned Beef Hash in the emergency closet might make sufficient creamed chicken cooked in this way for the unexpected guest. IL Reheated in We:-Mes! Ox Marrow it may be served with fried tomatoes or egg plant, heated in cream it may be used for studing tomatoes, egg plant, or small squash, for baking. ll It may be served with a tomato or a brown sauce, plain or with mushrooms: on toast with poached eggs, or in the place of ham in Eggs a la Benedictine. For furfber Suggextions, .ree the re-Uenre .ride of our Wrapper around the can. Armour' if Company, :: :: Chicago Van Deusen SAUSAGE HAIVIS, BACO No preservative other than common salt Complies with all National and State pure food laws Exquisite Havor C. A. Van Deusen ompany ESTABLISHED 1867 HUDSON, N. Y. THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER American mm' European Plans 7796 Murra Hill I OKC? Park Avenue, Aoffz and 415i Sts: NEW Y ORK UNE BLocKfram GRAND CENTRAL STATION Baggage transferred from and to the Grand Central Station Free Qfcbdfgg THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER W.8z L. .GURLEY Established 1845 1: TROY, NEW YORK :: Incorporated xgoo Largest Manufacturers in America of Field Instruments for Civil, Hydraulic and Mining Engineers and Land Surveyors. Also Makers of Physical and Scientific Instruments, and Standard Weights and Measures for Schools and Colleges as well as for Special Work Accurate Thermometers E llis Wfw1r1ra ,l 5' m sq fs "" '. 1l" mm? --l' W iuwuuumu X E llilllmwg it S - Hill , 'Mt lfllg lll gg N l iirn i y if sy il A ill ie., ff .. fa, Zi 5 H t tl II N ' YJ ' A 5 llililllu , ZQQZ s 59 mg f mm W 1 S r N1 will I0 Xxkoxxiiwii zu xluiwh7"Wrf!f1g,,fV1,iviik'iii XX H i W 1 I, JE, rx 'vi v M Egg ii 1' Li ll lllnai i l J , g s"l'l"ii iggyggs 'gJig'i""rs ,..n,:. -wwllI,,,,1lIl""1lg23 In 'llllllllllllllilllll - M W G I ming ? ras 'lifmrfnnw I U ,,,,. 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A. and their Relatives 33.00 per year BUHLEWS STYRIAN TUUL STEELS JHESE STEELS are used by a very large number of the largest and most conservative concerns in this country and Europe, as Well as in the Arsenals and Armories of the American and European Governments. We recommend them to all users of steel who Wish to get the best results from their tools. High-Speed Twist Drills made from "Bohler Rapid" High-Speed Steel will do very much more Work than carbon steel drills, and Will save their cost many times over by the amount and quality of the Work they will do. HUUGHTUN 8a RICHARDS l'IlEiTi1'i"'Sf"' 'll!El5,'a'ES allelilill THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 36 W eifzi? 153 X j. - I' V X I-X. If X YI- I il"-5,1 17 ,. ,.- w P M I .4 wi K 1WQ1lHxlklil1. :www I1lSllymX?xxmll N251 ff E Q-, , 1 yn fun, mv n' - .ily ff H fl- x m"'K"f ,lx"H1l'ill1:Pil5'g' K ' e x ' 5 Nia! - . 8:2 2-W ' uffg, ff ' , 'ilmiiiklllw M ' , ,, ,f . ,,1. ,As ne1.m,,Qg .p Je E 6 E E fwwvwym M 1 ' Sw ' lc Y ' Q f. 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STARIN TAILOR to College Men T K XA? ' " u. TEN-FIPTY CHAPEL ST. OPPOSITE VANDERBILT HALL NEW HAVEN I CONN. T I-IE, HOWITZER ADVERTISER 40 EASTER LILT: ofoofoo oo D rs' OW BALL 1 mm' Gush The best known of all brands in West Point Ulinsurpasseh in Quality The Post Exchange Store Sells Them HOWARD E99 COMPANY WHOLESALE GROCERS Newburgh z: New York P d lq , lutely pure fermented grape wine G feat W estern The Standard of Ameriean.Wines is the choice of discriminating con sumers the country over Sa. "Of the six American Champagnes exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900, the GREAT WESTERN was the only one that received a GOLD MEDAL" PLEASANT VALLEY WINE COMPANY Sole Makers RHEIMS. N. Y. 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