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A fb, ,V x no . 1,6 ,vw rxf ,,1i1Ef?ia 1 1+ f ,f v 1 44449 E MKG! E 'QE QE4444 KCC K 1 - -'w1r'H' P 4. X iw Editor-in-Chief A U I Ed. ROGER G. ALEXANDER ssocla e xlor Business Manager ARTHUR R. CALVO JAMES G. STEESE Art Editors HERBERT HAYDEN ' PAUL A. LARNED FRANK G. PATTEN WILLIAM E. SELBIE Literary Editor Class Editor WILLIAM A. CANOE ALEXANDER W. CI-IILTON Academic Editor "Grind" Editor CHARLES L. WYMAN ELMER F. RICE Representatives from 1908 ROBERT S. DOUGI-IERTY GEORGE W. BEAVERS GEORGE A. MATILE ' , ,. L L - fff 'S L in R X 32" ' , : Y 2' :E-4 ' "' 9 44440 E 44440 E M440 44 1 gn g f N G- 'A -.M af 59 'sw-.R 92 'Mbit X SRP .fx A AQ? 4- I l 4 1:4 W Q A Q1-L 4 1 illqiiwxrmx B wkzkgkh P C F35 QUSSK 'G M X RTF? QQ' RW W Q' S R 22? is bi JUNE 1906 APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES GEN HORACE PORTER LLD CPresidentD . . ....,................ New York City mi' LTEUT GEN ' ' . ADNA R. CHAFFEE U. S, A. Retired CVICC-PfCSidCHfD ...... Washington, D. C. MR ARTHUR W. FOSTER .... ...San Rafael California ffgY1gl.x'sQ, f:. PROT A A. PERSONS, M. S .......... ..... U niversity Alabama COL BEN S. JOHNSON CSec1-etaryj Littl R . . . . . . . . e ock Arkansas HON URBAN A. WOODBURY ......... ' ....Bl1l'l1UgtOI'l Verin t On COL CHARLES F. HONIER ............................. ' - 95' g,:N i" 3 . 'ii S W X l xfpw U li, 1 N f . gfl' f Ka 'bv' f , 4. - f 1 T A , -T A 'S Q. NX - . 4-. 1 . . . .., .,... . Af. ' - V 'A HS' fi 1 'f-59: S . - r - - 2 V fs: f. . , . rf V- J-' vi Rf' V - A - 4- ,T xw2f,m.:1'.4Er'fN" :Sg"2w-' - - 1 ., 1.'-.111 Wu" ' -V 74 0 J 1 .,f ,.TfQ-az-:uw-4::L.i2551.-'1 ' . .' ' X' '-V-'Y 7 Mig nqgfi I' .,5aE-f52a.'R v- X W' ,Q-Q-aa ' Y A' fr - , Ei i Y i V - ., x,gf:?: T, A gag- fax, ,I I , f-. "1g.,.1 , Aw' R" ig: -2-afzgj: J , :gl 51 ,V W 'N - 'I -a:f.y,.,,f ,fa .N T 4,"'.?'ff""i 5 "-i. iffy . :TRP lLTff1'.d1z 'P '95 Q fy map? lg if . 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LJ - Y 7 . , A R 2 NA ,QQSWS R Q r' . g-,-aQ'd.ff,J:, 1 i Q24 N ' -?ff"5'.i 'f' X 3 ....YOnl-.els New York APPOINTED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT , Qi,E5'f-f 5 l 11 HON JAMES A. HEMENWAY ...,............................ Boonville, Indiana T 9 HON I C. S. BLACKBURN, LL.D. .................... .... V ersailles, Kentucky 4 . APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ' I0 HON ELIAS S. IEIOLLIDAY ..................................... Brazil, Indiana II HON SAMUEL W. SMITH .... ...... P Ontiac, Michigan f'2-'i ff' T2 l'ION. A. A. WILEX' ........ ...MOntgOmery, Alabama ,fd,,. 0, 'Not present. ' I0 ' T A 'QMWWWWWWMW ml, TW ,EQFEQ l nam? tll k SUPERINTENDENT COLONEL THUGH L. SCOTT, Cadet, U. S. M. A.. 1871-1876: appointed at large, graduated 36 in a class of 485 Second Lieutenant, Qtll Cavalry, 1876, First Lieutenant, 7tl1 Cavalry, 1S7Sg Captain. 1895: Major, A. A. G., U. S. V., 18981 Lieutenant-Colonel, A. A.'G., U. S. V., 18995 Adjutant-General of Cuba, 1898-I9O'3'Q Governor Sulu Archipelago, 19031 Major, l4tl'l Cavalry, IQOJQ Superintendent, U. S. M. A., 1906. STAFF ' S CAPTAIN FRANK WV. COE, Artillery Corps, Class '92: graduated 8 in a class of 625 Adjutant of the Military Academy andof the Post: Recruiting OHicer. MAJOR JOHN M. CARSON, JR., Quartermaster, Class '85: graduated I4 in a Class of 391 Quartermaster of the Military Academy and of the Postg Disbursing Ofiicerg in Charge of Construction. FIRST LIEUTENANT W1LL1AM S. BRONVNING, Artillery Corps, Class 'org gradu- CAPTAIN ROBERT C. Foy, 1Otl'l Cavalry, Class YQQQ graduated 62 in a class of 72, Assistant to tl1e Quartermaster. FIRST LIEUTENANT VVALTER D. SMITH, 14th Cavalry, Class ,OIQ graduated I9 in a class of 74. NLAIOR CHARLES M. GANDY, Surgeon, U. S. A. ,CAPTAIN THOMAS L. RIIOAXDS, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. FIRST LIEUTENANT fI'o11N WV. IIANNER, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. FIRST LIEUTENANT LLOYD L. SMITH, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. A. NIICHAEL A. REHERT, Contract Surgeon. ' ated I3 in a class of 74: Commissary. CAPTAIN THOMAS FRANKLIN, Commissary: Treasurer of the Military Academy and Quartermaster and.Commissary of the Battalion of Cadets. CAPTAIN SAM F. BOTTOMS, Coinmissaryg in Charge of Post Exchange. CAPTAIN HoRToN W. STICKLE, Corps of Engineers, Class '99g graduated 3 in a class of 72? Assistant to the Officer in Charge of Construction. 'eAbsent on detached service. LIBRARIAN DR. EDXVARD S. ITOLUEN, M. A., Sc.D., LL.D., Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-187og appointed from Missouri, graduated 3 in a class of 58, Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, I870Q Professor of Mathematics, U. S. N., T873-1881! Director of Washburn Observatory, ISSI-1885, President of University of California, 1883-18885 Director of Lick Observatory, 1888-18985 Member American Philosophical Society, National Academy of Seiencesg Honorary Member Royal Astronomical Society Cllondonb, Astronomical, Society of France, Italian Spectroscopic Society, etc., Knight of the Royal Order of the Dannebrog of Denmark, Knight Com- mander of Ernestine Order of Saxony, Decoration of the Order of Bolivar of Venezuelag author of many scientific worksg Librarian, U. S. M. A., 1902. CHAPLAIN f THE REVEREND EDNVARD SCHOFIELD TRAVERS, A. B., 1898, A. M., 1901, Trinity College, Ha1'tford, Conn., graduate of Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn., IQOIQ served in Co. "F," 1st Connecticut Volunteers, May 1 to October 31, 18985 Chaplain, U. S. M. A., December -1, 1905. EXAMINING AND SUPERVISING DENTAL SURGEON I ' ROBERT T. OLIVER, D. D. 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'-fi: V3 " Zlfw-11'-163 n .HT 1 'Wf-nA6v V , - :'V ', -41"z---.-fvfigyf 4 ,'- 'Ve-Le--,s.V':,fg1f,qf ..+,- iffy-,5V ,-7, ,,:zsw+i.1g,5,yg,5-, ' 1 " . q fi- " - ,-' gV4.g,VfVb1E-22-'1'V1- 3 :- V J' ' jj , ,. f'-951-'H Jgk..V1,f,:yg,,g:f3L:lf-555 - ' .-vV5,53,V7:,-fgg-.:1,jVg f..gj',vV4:,'VV-,...A g . Fgmi-f-,-, ,,,,, V Q.-M 'V - V V - fy .:. gr- 5- QQMIS-'-g,--czgiggf QT: ,-La, fM?5.k-Phi 1 ' - .:f-.r1.pVgfvf:V'y--.Vg-,gg,,,,.-My ju ,' -- 'J'.f'4,p 'V:V"Vd-3 1-22,-f,:,,V5., '- V ' ' " I " ?", '- 413-0, . f fgiysgzgis-,Q I3 4 'X had - K 4 .-ff' .1 -Y :n,H:': 'NP ,f . 3.1 : . COMMANDANT OF CADETS LIEUTENAN1'-COLONEL ROBERT L. I-IOWZE, Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1883-1888, appointed from Texas, graduated 23 in a class of 443 Medal of Honor, ISQIQ Second Lieu- tenant, 6t11'Cavalry, ISSSS First Lieutenant, 6th Cavalry, 18963 Captain and A. A. G., U. S. V., 1898, Senior Instructor of Cavalry Tactics, U. S. IVI. A., 18985 Lieutenant'Colonel, U. S. V., 1899, B1igadier'General, U. S. V., IQOIQ Major, Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry, 1901-1904, Captain, Cavalry, IQOIQ Commandant of Cadets, 1905. SENIOR INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN FRANCIS C. NIARSHALII, 15th Cavalry, Class '90, graduated IQ in a class of 54g Senior Instructor of. Cavalry Tactics. CAPTAIN CHARLES P. SUMMERALL, Artillery Corps, Class '92, graduated zo in a class of 62, Senior Instructor of Artillery Tactics. CAPTAIN LIORTON F. SMITH, zoth Infantry, Class '95, graduated 30 in a class of 52, Senior Instructor of Infantry Tactics. I INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN LINCOLN C. ANDREWS, 15th Cavalry, Class ,93Q graduated 13 in a class of 5r. CAPTAIN MERCH B. STENVART, 8th Infantry, Class '96, graduated 47 in a class of 73, ,X Commanding Company of Cadets. . r . CAPTAIN HENRY L. NEWBOLD, Artillery Corps, Class '98, graduated 23 in a class of EL. SQ, Commanding Company of Cadets. , CAPTAIN CHARLES W. EXTON, zotli Infantry, Class '98, grad-uated 44 in a class of SQ, Commanding Company of Cadets. C.xPTA1N IIERMAN I. KOEHLER, U. S. Army, Mounted, Master of the Sword: Instructor of Military Gymnastics and Physical Culture. CAPTMN LLEIVELLYN XV. O1,1vER, 12tli Cavalry, Class '99, graduated 67 in a class of 72: Commanding Company of Cadets, CAPTAIN GEORGE S. SIMONDS, 22d Infantry, Class '99, graduated 26 in a class of 72, Commanding Company of Cadets. Cixi-TAIN C1f1.xR1.Es M. BUNDEL, 25th Infantry, Class '99, graduated 42 in a class of 72. FIRST LIELITENANT IIERMAN GLADE, 6th Infantry, Class 'oog graduated 31 in a class of 54. Slccoxu L1euT1zN,xNT BENJ,xM1N E. GRAY, 29th Infantry, Class '03, graduated 49 in a class of 94. FIRST LIEUTENANT GUY IQENT, 1st Cavalry, Class '01, graduated 71 in a class of 73. CIVII..IAN INSTRUCTORS IN FENCING AND MILITARY GYMNASTICS FRANCIS Dons Lours VAUT1-HER THOMAS JENKINS I4 DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS At JUST SAMPLES. 8 STAVER-XlVI1IStllI1g rain song in area about 3.30 p. m. I . ' I . i W ty IDSEQ-Singing "Cuckoo" in derision of 'lac- ,. 3. ica cer, - Z, EVERETT-Riding on water wagon. -43 ROCKYVELL-Gtljllllg cadets on punishment A tour. Afjifi l k CURTIS-Sleeping betxveen one sheet. Y lh DoNALDsoN-Beer stein' on washstand at iw a. m. inspection. ni f if lf ws WOODEN. 'f 4 , I CALVO-XIVZIICC up there, Ping! Q PING-Ay tink Ay bin act lak number four. ,, 1 FLIPPER-YCS, like a four-by-four. ,V HEARD IN THE SPOON ROOM AT CULLUM. "Now, Ollie, look right straight into my eyes." IN DRIEITREGS. SCENE-Cadet room in barracks. TIME-Shortly after 9 p. m. ,,, DRAMATIS PERSONAE-A Tac-Inpeeting. Ml' I '- A Cadet-Bracing. f ' , .A gf "" ' B Cadet-In bed. ,Jil If 'I A swishing in the hall. A knock at door. I Enter Tac, " 51 ff mel l 'l if x IW TAC tto a cadetl-Cadet, is your room-mate ' ' 'R' Vx I ll 'ill lu Kll l K 7 et ng Q 54 'tl 5 Q4 "' asleep? A CADET tturns toward bedj-B, are you asleep? .. B CADET Cfrom bedj-Yep. -. ' l " "X Q- NYM' :tt ,ll txllli A CADET-Yes, sirg he says he is, sir. ""' - TAC-Very well, cadet. CExit.D . Halt, wagon l-wagon, halll AT PISTOL RANGE KDET-May I have a match to blacken my sight, sir? LINK-Here. Give them back when you are throughg I want to smoke, myself. LIEUT. GREY-Mr. Exum, what is "disposition"? E U I y , E y qt. - I C t 1 1- I if I T 7 7x ' 17' ' f Wi' f ' 7237- , 'i xUM lSpOSl1Ol1 is wang sui l nk V N, .... ff A FEW DRAINS FROM THE PRIZE PACKAGE. ,rf 3:-1 1 1 T" T' IWARKS, El. H.-Captain, I would like to complain about the ,jf J X e ' manner in which the laundry has returned these white trousers. if Qv l ' ' A 1 "P"-All right, Mr. Marksg submit a statement to the command- l ,fy ' re y I to ant and enclose the trousers. ji, WZ lf ' 'N V1 s - X il j 2 I y 'll if 'I 'V i H?"-Yes, cadets, when you want to dismiss' the drivers you ' l il J'K'0j""Q "KN I lW give the command "By the Right-Fall off." mi!! L llyiwgfff -. J?" Cat shelter trench drillb-Cadet, why have you left that 5 1771 AMf"'f"f f pile of dirt there? 'lj I '- l CADE1'-That was left over when I filled the trench, sir. If l l ' , -l Z H?"-Dig another hole and put it in it, Cadet. 3 rx, - '-.1 0 A Gdwl A PROFESSOR COLONEL GUSTAV I. FIEBEGER, Cadet, U, S. M. A., 1875-1879, appointed from Ohio, graduated 5 in Z1 class of 67, Seco Engineers, 1879, First Lieutenant, I882Q Captain, 1891, Professor of Civil and Military Enginering, U. S. M. A., 1896. nd Lieutenant of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR f E 0,1 ers Class '98' graduated 4 in a class of 59, CAPTAIN LYTLE BROWN, Corps o ngn e , , g INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN JAMES A. WOODRUFF, Corps of Engineers, Class '993 FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANCIS A. POPE, Corps of Engineers, Class 'oo, graduated I in a class of 72, graduated 7 in a class of 54. ' Cl ' Graduated FIRST LIEUTENANT LAURENCE V. FRAZIER, Corps of Engineers, Class CAPTAIN LEWIS H. RAND, Corps of Engineers, ass 99, g 4 in a class Of 72. '02, graduated 6 in a class of 54. Department of Practical Military Engineering, Military Signalling and Telegraphy INSTRUCTOR CAPTAIN CHARLES W. KUTZ, Corps of Engineers, Class ,935 graduated 2 in a class of 51. ' SENIOR ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR FIRST LIEUTENANT lX'liICI-IAEL I. l.VlCDONOUGH, Corps of Engineers, Class ,QQQ graduated I5 in a class of 72 - I6 DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING USED coMMoN SENSE. lf x f "P"-Mr. Miner, why do 4 you suppose many of the - Roman arches and aqueducts Emi, - are still Standing after nearly - lillmwllllllumulllflmlrllll- 2000 years? X FAUNTLEY-I don't know, -A sirg unless it is because they M X were not hampered by the I principle of the mean crown '3 thrust and by other mathemati- Mery's Curve of Pressure C31 IOTITIUIE- BABE-Lieutenant, I only got five tenths one day last week, and I would like to know what I had wrong, I always know more en- gineering than that. HIWOTHERU-YOU probably made some numerical error, Mr, Gillespie. A GOOD GUESS. LIEUT. VP.-Are both of these methods of sewage disposal of- BABE Cguessingj No slr one 1S offensive and the other de- fensive LIEUT. F.--Mr. Wadsworth, in this truss the f, Stress in the upper chord is greater than that in I. ' fy the lower. Now which is the lesser? I 'X WADDY Cpromptlyj-The upper, sir. fensive? D I . Q x ' S L -..gn X K 1 . 14' I I A Ml ff-.30 0 ,fl PIERSON-Ay tank, Captain, Ay .: . ' 'Q' . .. '+ rg iexx 0 .av vork dis by correct formulae, but Ay Y, -D ' iff' "' don't can get right answer. xv A I ' gil ' CAPT. X.-Why, Mr. Pierson, fig" 4251 you've loaded the'wrong end of the f 7' ET j f 'A l1I'l.1SSl ,ff f j,f4f:-if- f PING-Oh! Ay tank dat bin vere Ay make mistake! A Permanent Set LITTLE-What have you there, Mr. Martin? SUNNY-I have represented a beam composed of one Hber, sir. CHECK. LIEUT. P.-Have you finished your deduction yet, Mr. Lang? I. VV.-Yes, sir, I have worked it out and now I am trying to verify it with my memory. A Live Load A Dead Load M Ii X A 1 xii I X sg: N. N XA ' -XXX .5 XX 'Il H F I! Wx, . Tk' X ll, IV' I HIFI- -yyt V Ml' ull X N - tx., .. M:---lllfgi' A Xt X X K PROFESSOR ' COLONEL EDGAR S, DUDLEY, LL.B.. Judge Advocate, U. S. Army, Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-I87Og appointed from New York, graduated IS in a class Of 585 Captain Staff, I8Q2Q Lieutenant-Colonel and Judge Advocate, U. S. V., 1898, Major and Judge Advocate, U. S. A., IQOIQ Colonel and Judge Advocate, 19035 Professor f L ' O aw and History, U. S. M. A., 1901. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CAPTAIN IRVIN L. I'lUNT, 19th Infantry, Class ,QQQ graduated 24 i11 a class of 72. INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN SAMUEL F. ANSELL, Illll Infantry. Class '99, graduated :l:FIRST LIEUTENANT PRESSLY K. BRICE, Artillery Corps, Class 'Oog 31 in a class Of 72. graduated 47 in a class of 54. CAPTAIN CLEMENT A. TROTTV, 5th Infantry, Class 399, graduated 36 in FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWARD CANFIELD, JR., Artillery Corps, Class a class Of 72. ,OIQ graduated I8 in a class of 74. FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWIN G. DAVIS, Artillery Corps, Class 'OO5 SECOND LIEUTENANT MARION W. HOWZE, Artillery Corps, Class '03, graduated I7 in a class Of 54. graduated I7 in a class of 94. 'Absent sick. I8 DEPARTMENT OF LAW AND HISTORY ,-", 4 V--1,5'j,5' if , V 4,4 I n...,r tracy, "f'ffM'xg.-ff"f1fr.4 I ,Ww,,'7" -' ve. ease riyy Zhi? .' "AJ A'1py'f, ff 1 ft: Wy f A Qv fjapgj I at, 1 I Xl- 1 , X . v M . 4 . "Wir NIH 1. li l l. 1,15 ll il' l lil .ll , 7,7 . od - .W It - E, " lx l lxllxlXllX FIVE TENTI-IS. HOWARD Crecitingb-The great Chinese wall-I don't remem- ber the exact dimensions, but it was very long and high-was built by a Chinese Emperor of one of the dynasties. I have forgotten the name of the Emperor and the dynasty, but it was one of the old ones. "VVhen was it built," sir? Oh, yes, sirg some time B. C., sir. A WRIT. QUESTION 5 Cab What was "The Emigration ?" 5 Cab-Wheii France was in such a turmoil and Louis XVI in so much trouble, many of the nobility left Franceg "The Emigra- tion" was an assembly convened for the purpose of inducing them to return.-R. M. Cheney. "GENERAL HISTORY." CAPT. I-I.-Mr. Lang, who was Iustinian? GALLULAH-HC was the Pope who persuaded Attila not to sack Rome. HONEST IOI-IN'S METHODS. A A DURUY Cp. 443D-HTIIC cannon of X Austerlitz had killed WVilliam Pitt." 2 v L C 9,0 M 9 ARTHUR-How, when he was in N ,,,4 England? Sorro Voce-They used "Indirect Laying." if A LA CURVES OF PRESSURE. INSTRUCTOR-NOW, Mr. Coleman, what did you get out of Dr. Canlield's lecture yesterday? SPoTs-Well, now, the principal thing was the connection be- tween cause and effect, Seems like you could almost plot the curve of civilization. CAP'N BooTH-"And Rome made the Carthaginians turn in all their guns and ammunition." NO WONDER FRANCE IS A REPUBLIC! VVAGNER--'IIIIC Salic law prohibited any man from becoming king of France whouwas descended from a woman. SALIENT POINTS. PATTEN, C1. F.-I am required to discuss the following kings of England and their reigns: James I, Charles I, Charles II. James I ascended to the throne of England, and on his death Charles I became king. After Charles I they elected Charles II, and he ruled until he died. - . NOT AN I-I. D. 0.5 D-Mr. Householder, how did the children of Israel get into the land of Goshen? HOUSE-XIVIIQ'-Cf-MOSES, led them there. 0.5 D-Well, who led them out? HOUSE Cpromptlyj-Gabriel! f , . , ' """' K' Y " ' X N 1, A . . 1, 5, A ' . ' ' ' " , . . ., , ,,p-vt-.1-.e,-,..,', .a ,.,ft.,.,f,.,,1--1.-...W-V - -A -Q4 ' A- Mrfl 'f .1-i ' I N ' 'W' - . . " , Tl ----- ' Il all 1 . - , 1 ,Q fx digg, ' " ' " " ' 1 . , Q gg i: .L Q f - lfgfk N, 1 vga ? A 'M , :I INSTRUCTOR W -....,,-,..-,,, MAJOR ORMOND M. LISSAK, Ordnance Department, Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1878-1882, appointed from California, graduated 8 in a class of 37, Second Lieutenant, 4th Artillery, 1882, Assistant Professor Of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 18865 First Lieutenant, 4th Artillery, 1889, Captain of Ordnance, 1898, Major of Ordnance, IQ04Q Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, U. S. M. A., 1904. i.:e,ifyy:'aQ ,km N., .,i. if-1... , gwe. . f i, ee'-'i' SENIOR ASSISTANT lNs'rRuc'roR 3 fa v - A CAPTAIN EDWARD P. O,HERN, Ordnance Department, Class ,945 graduated 7 in 1 xf -fi a class of 54. f ' ' if I'i'2Z'-1- i INSTRUCTORS iwiiiri-"i1l'1'? '7,5,i?i-'F FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM P, ENNIS, . ., M :X V, If if ,VV- gtg ,,'N, .:'E Artillery Corps, Class '01, graduated . N, 1,5 A :Qi .,:W -A,, 20 in a dass of 74' I 1 bbl ' SECOND LIEUTENANT THOMAS E. SELF- , kvl vfr E ., RIDGE, Artillery Corps, Class 'o3g , graduated 31 in a class of 94. 20 DEPARTMENT OF ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY DIDNT USE WOOL SOAP. ' FAUNTLEY Cdescribing shrinkageb-To shrink the jacket on the tube. the jacket is lirst carefully heated to swell it, and dipped in a tank of oil or soap solution. It is then put on the tube before it has time to dry. PARTLY CORRECT. GALLOGLY-There are two methods employed in assembling the tube and jacket. namely, breech insertion and muzzle insertion. In the case of breech insertion the breech of the jacket is slipped over the muzzle of the gung or. to be more concise, the jacket is stood on end over a pit and the breech of the tube lowered into the muzzle of the jacket. The other, muzzle insertion. is accom- plished by slipping the muzzle of the jacket over the breech of the tube, this is done by standing the tube on end over a deep pit and lowering the muzzle of the tube into the breech of the jacket. -1 i -7. l'Zv' X ir' IV" ll f t f ,,?fi3? 1 ' .fi- ,ff WM - ff if A METHOD OF "DEDUCTION." CAPT. O'H.-That being so, we have this, then? BIG CHIEF-YCS, sir. CAPT. O'I-I.-Then this, of course, follows? BIG CHIEF-Yes, sirg yes. sir. CAPT.-So we deduce this as a final result? BIG CHIEF-YES, sir. CAPT.-Oh, not at all, Mr. Riceg that very first statement was entirely wrong. WHO COLLECTS THE PROIECTILES? Us INsTRUc'roR Cto GREENE, R. K., reciting on pressure gatigesj-"Where are they put g m so as to read the maximum -LB pressure ?'f "Oh, why, sir! in the base of the projectile, sir." A VERSATILE MACHINE. INSTRUCTOR-NIT. Wliite, what qualities of a metal are de- termined in a testing machine? WHITE-TCIISIIC strength, fusibility, malleability, weldability and hardness. S1 I-IANSON-Smokeless powder is advantageous because the gas evolved is transparent and the odor less offensive, and there is less corrosion in the gun. CRAFTON-Tll6 reduced length of the initial air space is the reduction in length of the air space in the chamber due to the expansion of gases on it. HPANGH-'.l:ll1CI'C are two kinds of powder grains, uni-perforated and septi-perforated. The' uni-perforated grain is one foot in length and the septi-perforated one and seven-tenths feet. IN SECOND CLASS COURSE. ' LIEUT. E.-I was looking over the vari- ll ous equations concerning the expansion ' of gas, and I think I have evolved a new one that fulfills all the conditions 'xl for the expansion of a perfect gas. I 'A wish you gentlemen would look it over X -". i' and see if it is all right. CHORUS-Oh, yes, sir! we had that 14" equation in Chemistry last year. 1 ti SFR Q - O -,O fx 5, Illlllllll " T7 , if . Lv 12 l llII11i Wil llll M fe Q-f X K Q 'r ix if X " fx er -.:,.!q A Illlllui ll ' N X W' ' I X' alll" tg X O. PROFESSOR LIEUTENANT-COLONEL VVILLIAVI B. GORDON Cadet U. S. M. A., 1873-I877- appointed from Pennsylvania' graduated 6 in a class of 76' Second Lieutenant 4th Artillery I877' First lieutenant Ordnance Department ISSI' Captain. ISQI' Inventor Of U. S. 12-inch Mortar Carriage Model 1896' Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy U. S. M. A. 1901. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CAPTAIN PALMER E. PIERCE, I3tlI Infantry, Class 'gig graduated 42 in a class Of 65. INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN JOHN B. CHRISTIAN, Oth Cavalry, Class '96g graduated I3 in a class of 73. FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLES M. WESSON, Sth Cavalry, Class 'oog graduated 21 in a class of 54. FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM S. BROWNING, Artillery Corps, Class 'Org graduated I3 in a class of 74. SECOND LIEUTENANT ADAM F. CASAD, Artillery Corps, Class ,025 graduated I2 in a class of 54. SECOND LIEUTENANT WILLIAM F. MORRISON, Artillery Corps, Class ,O2Q graduated 21 in a class of 54. V Z2 DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE OBSERVATORY ANNEX. 4 Naw, dis ain't no telescope. Quit dat guf- " farrinl, Mr. Rockwell, and stand 'tention. And X' 5 you man, over dere in de corner, I didn't bring gpg! ye up here ter play wid de dawg, Now, den, if dis PQ Mm here instrument ain't ever used, wat's it doin' here? N, etc.. etc., etc. THE HORRID THINGS! DRAIN-The first experiments for hnding the velocity of light were made by Galileo, but his instruments were so rude that he was not very successful. INSTRUCTOR-M r. Ellis, how do you determine the specific gravity of mercury? ELLIS-WYOLI place a mercurial thermometer in a bottle of mer- cury and then measure the height of the column in the tube, and that gives the specific gravity in inches, sirg and if you want it in feet. all you do is to multiply by twelve. :vs 'Xi A v rg: ll, l ff' .- , A xx I fx tl' :Ll XXV l f Q - tllf l lv 5 .r ,GF 4 ill , ' W i R: ' tl ' 1 'tl' lil . f 'N tl 2 fi Nl: -M 00" EWTMM A Couple A Moment of lnerlia A If LECTURE. You gentlemen found some difficulty, perhaps, in obtaining a clear idea of the equatorial telescope from the description in the text, so I brought you in here this morning to see if I could give you a better understanding of the instrument and its workings. This is it. This is the eye-piece and this is the object-glass. Return to your section rooms. ' WVEIGHT A MINUTE! I don't see how it is that you men get so mixed up about pounds weight and pounds mass! It is very simple. just remem- ber that a pound mass is a weight that weighs a pound, while a pound weight is a mass that Weighs the same amount on a pair of scales as a pound mass does. And a mass of a pound is the weight that a pound of any material would have if it weighed the same as a pound mass. Ss ii X ik li ' - .. . - ..: :?::::: 1 fl . xiii: """ ' -"1 iiiiim' """"' "" i "::::' !j N ' 1i:' 'iiiiiii' PROFESSOR CoI.oNIaL SAMUEL E. TILLMANV, M. A., Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1865-18695 appointed from Tennesseeg graduated 3 in a class of 395 Second Lieu- tenant, 4th Artillery, 18692 First Lieutenant of Engineers, 18722 Professor of Chemistry, Mineralogy and Geology, U. S. M. A., 1880. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CAPTAIN RICHMOND P. DAVIS, Artillery Corps, Class '875 graduated 6 in a class of 64. INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN WIRT ROBINSON, Artillery Corps, Class '875 graduated 9 in FIRST LIEUTENANT IULIAN A. BENJAMIN, 3d Cavalry, Class 'oog Il class of 64. graduated 35 in a class of 54. CAPTAIN lVlILTON L. MCGREW, IItlI Infantry, Class '955 graduated FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM P. STOKEM, Corps of Engineers, Class 24 in a class of 52. 'oo5 graduated I5 in a class of 54. CAPTAIN CIIARI.Es B. CLARK, 5th Infantry, Class ,QQQ graduated 18 FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM R. BETTISON, Artillery Corps, Class 'OI' in Z1 class of 72. graduated 36 in a class of 74. 24 DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY ON THE ROCKSi 3? Z "PoLLi"'-'Well. Mr. Selbie, haven't you de- cided what that is yet? SELBIE-Yes, sir. It is a piece of micaceous. P.-Micaceous what. S.-NVhy, just plain micaceous, sir. ali? ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE. INSTRUCTOR-Alf. Whitley, what does it mean if the mercury in one side of a "U"-shaped tube is thirty inches above the other? NVHITLEY-Er-ah-it-ahem-thirty inches above sea-level, sir. NATIONALITY CORRECT. PTANSON-TlllS is a piece of gypsum. INST.-VCTQ' good. What do we get from gypsum? S1-Paris green. TO THE PLIOCENE SKULL. Speak, O thou less recent fragmentary fossil, Primal pioneer of Pliocene formation! Hid in lowest drifts below the stratum Of volcanic tufa. Older than the beast, the oldest Palaeotheriurng Older than the trees, the oldest Cryptogamig Older than the hills, those infantile eruptions Of Eartlfs epidermis. Eo-Mio-Plio-whatso'er the -cene was That those vacant sockets filled with awe and wonder Wlietlier shores Divonian or Silurian beaches, Tell us thy strange story. Wert thou true spectator of that mighty forest, When above thy head the stately Sigillaria Reared its columned trunks in that remote and distant Carboniferous epoch? if 16,5 ioiffff W 1 A 'QT QW '- 'fi '- - -'.4fff" -,Eg-ji . A Q sw . .i rf 5l"l"f il We f' ll A J rig' , ' t f iffy.: ' L 7 ..... 413 .9555 IE - Z. 1 ' A , , .V A,s.NsH ' ..11FLQ - -d- Zeer i EER. 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LARNED, Cadet, U. S. M. A., 1866-1870, appomted from New q fflj - f my f- 4251? l York, graduated 28 in a class of 58, Second Lieutenant, 3d Cavalry, 1870, I fag?"-If l l ,I E First Lieutenant, 7tl1 Cavalry, 1876, Professor of Drawing, U. S. M. A., 1876. .- "VIA I , -2 - r w f- ' fl' ap i, 'I I . I I,!,S ',T I X 1 I I ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 'V'-T E . I ,. ' ' , H 1 , lpliv W: N 1 CAPTAIN CHARLES B. I-IAGADORN, 23d Infantry, Class '89, graduated 25 In a class wi ' ' It ef - V ', fsefga - P' l-'.f1s' . Il It , 1 It . of 49' ' , ' -, 'rv 13 J., "Nw, I 'f A 4 we . A .I A . X fel 5 'X I .I ,- 1 INSTRUCTORS f x lg I .E , . qi 5 Nw ' CAPTAIN CHARLES I-I. PAINE, 29th Infantry, Class '95, graduated IO 111 a class of 52. , Ii' ,f ' CAPTAIN FREDERICK W. LEYVIS, 29tl'1 Infantry, Class '96, graduated 48 in a class of 73. . pf . . V : U-9,1 up 'rv ,l ' ,Y, f,,1 . J . 4,4 f .- gsvig FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANK P. AMOS, IItl'l Cavalry, Class oo, graduated 29 In a A 3, amy., S+.-:A - , lg 1 gi lr -5'-12: '11--I.--1, f"' FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE B. COMLY, 3d Cavalry, Class 'oo, graduated SI in a - '--' 1- A- class of 54. 26 DEPARTMENT OF DRAWING Q lsfl i xxx ff' Nh -xt ,sk X aggynig- . 1. 1' I 4 fiff7wg7g'f?Z?HQff XX lil! hir N CAPT, HAGADORN-We will go out soon and pace off distances in order to obtain a scale for our map. The Flags are 2700 feet apart- count your paces and construct the scale, making an inch equal to a mile. GALLOGLY Cafter an extra tenthj-Er-ah-Captain-would you mind telling me where the Hags are, so that I can measure them during recreation hours? SCHOFIELD CA. B. at the timej-Can't the distance be laid off in the area, sir? AGONY-Now, gentlemen, provide yourselves with a Six-H- pencil. Not a Four-H-pencil, nor a Seven-H-pencil, but a Six-H-pencil. Not an H-B-pencil, nor yet a B41-I-pencil, but a Six-H-pencil. 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Ages-WLQANA-ww . -- - Q lr' r , UN v s rs-R11-E51 1- r- f 1, ,f -1: .. - -t'-N +A-www .ff M. ass-am I ,ra 1- W 4 arm s Yr A -' yu' -'TTY' ,A -. ta- 41. A -. ' , -- 120-ft ' '-'wfsf '-'15 , fzwfil-QQWS.-3? WM f .1 .... '-t Q, fa . p. ,ii dl, A. .pf ,I+ r I -N i'zgg3:.gg-1:5 , 2' ., 8 4, 9..:1gaf1.4.,.',i:Z1 ,,V- , r-5-2'-it 1."g.:,g1e.1'.f'2, .1 , ' 1' ,P ' . J A-ff, - 4 1 --'f5z':.11g' . 2' 1755555255 -Y g, I --gp --- -- - I ass- -1-.-2:4 L 21-.sw - , , .., cp.. 5 11 1 . Q. - 'E 1. si qka3'aE'Yf1? -me f -f -.. ' -..-..-.,.-,. . .. . ..: . .L 'ilk " 13 PROFESSOR LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CHARLES P. ECHOLS, Cadet, U. S. M. A., I887-1891, appointed from Alabaniag graduated 3 in a class of 655 Add. Second Lieutenant of En ineers 18 IQ Second Lieutenant of En ineers, I g First Lieutenant, 18965 Assistant Professor of Mathe- I matics, U. S. M. A., 1897, Associate Professor, 18989 Professor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., 1904. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CAPTAIN GEORGE BLAKELY, Artillery Corps, Class ,QZQ graduated 4 in a class of 62. ASSISTANT PROFESSOR V I CAPTAIN WILLIAM R. SMITH, Artillery Corps, Class '92, graduated IO in a class Of 62. INSTRUCTORS FIRST LIEUTENANT JOSEPH A. BAER, 6th Cavalry, Class 'oog gradu- ated IO in a class of 54. FIRST LIEUTENANT FRANK O. WHITLOCK, 14th Cavalry, Class 'oog graduated II in a class Of 54. FIRs'r LIEUTENANT XIVILLIS V. MORRIS, 6th Cavalry, Class 'oog graduated I4 in a class of 54. FIRST LIEUTENANT ARCHIBALD H. SUNDERLAND, Artillery Corps, Class 'oog graduated 24 in a class of 54. FIRST LIEUTENANT JAMES F. BELL, Corps of Engineers, Class 'O2g graduated 7 in a class of 54. FIRST LIEUTENANT GUY E. CARLETON, Artillery Corps, Class '01, graduated 27 in a class of 74. SECOND LIEUTENANT WADE H. CARPENTER, Artillery Corps, Class '02, graduated 9 in a class Of 54. SECOND LIEUTENANT CHARLES R. ALLEY, Artillery Corps, Class '04, graduated I2 in a class of 124. SECOND LIEUTENANT CHAUNCEY L. FENTON, Artillery Corps, Class '04, graduated I5 in a class of 124. SECOND LIEUTENANT ROBERT C. RICHARDSON, JR., 14th Cavalry, Class , '04, graduated 22 in a class of 124. A 28 DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS 'Po INST VVh'1t is the line A B Us Z parallel to. Mr, Cheney? , 3 BILL-Nothing, sir. It is simply a f ' Z1 parallel line. PERCY Chis board covered with equations speckecl blind from C. Smithj-May I ask what my enunciation is, sir? INST.-WVell, you have everything in the lesson on your boardg see if you can't get it from that. so-af' as 0 'S V7 I' u --1 M " G.SMITufs ' ALEEBRI-W, 5 5 W qi W, EX 5' " F ,, M W Y: xv. ' M lm Mr tg PARALLEL CAsEs. 10 INST.-What are those lines parallel to, Mr. Collins? KIWILKIEJJ-EHCII other, sir. Any questions? Any questions? First page, second page, last page. Too late ! Too late! Close your books. COMES HIGH, BUT YOU MUST HAVE IT. LIEUT. KROMER-Well, come, come, Mr. Watson. Can't you get that equation? 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' 1 D W-X ,Q ,gk PROFESSOR COLONEL EDWARD E Woon Cadet, U S M A 1866 1870, appomted from Pennsyl vama, graduated 6 In a class of 58 Second LICUIEDQIIY, 8th Cavalry 1870, Fxrst Lxeutenant 1873 Captam, 1886 Professm of Modern Languages, U S M A 1892 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CAPTAIN WILLIAM IXELLY IR 9th Cavalry Class 96 graduated 57 In a class of 73 ASSISTANT PROFESSORS CAPTAIN WILLIAM O JOHNSON, Ioth Infantry Class go graduated 6 111 a class of S4 Assxstant Professor of Span1sl1 CAPTAIN ARTHUR THAYER 3d Cavalry, Class 86 graduated 7 In a class of 77 Assxstant Professm of French INSTRUCTORS CAPTAIN WILLIAM NENVBIAN, 1st Infantry, Class Q2 graduated 38 In a class of 62 CAPTAIN AMIJRICUS FIRST LIEUTENANT class of 54 FIRST LIIZUTENANT class of 54 FIRST LIEUTENXNT Class of ,4 -NIITCHELL 5tl1 Infantry Class Q5 graduated 22 In a class of S2 CHARLES F MARTIN, 5th Cavalry Class oo , CHARLES R LAwsoN, Art11lery COIPS Class oo GEORGE M RUss1:1.I., 15th Cavalry, Class 'o I , SECOND LIEUTENANT STEPHEN ABBOT, Art1llery Cmps, class of 54 Class '02, SFCOND LIEUTENANT EDWARD I RIORAN, 77th Infant1y, class of 54 Class '02, SECQND LIEUTENANT GI:oRoI: A LYNCH, I7tl1 Infantry, class of 94 Class 103 , QECOND LIEUTENANT JOSEPH W STILNVELL, Icfll Infantry, Class ,O4, class of 174 graduated I graduated 6 graduated 33 graduated 16 graduated 20 graduated 21 graduated 32 CIVILIAN INSTRUCTORS 'il' 'mr' Y A. 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A r f ww. 1': I'-HT., 1 . - 1 Ima -3,1 -1 ,TI . ..,,. a. 3. , . . . , . I ,.. ." PHI ,L 5: ' .24 ' . WW- ' I 1 1 - Agia ., 'rein' 'F 53,1851 -I-,I ivy, 7.-.,.L4..-,Im -1:31 v -A ,Q-1, , , apr: ,.,a1,.Q-R-. V552 511 s:.,.r,g ry. 'f: A, .mv - - ' . ' - 2 pf-ra' 5 I-'rw Af -- ,I fl.-uf 1 -..-:-" ,'.- r--'- A - I P 4. Afghan -1 vt. 1. .1 .fr ' - 2 ' '71 A .17 -11 1 T-: , 'F' f,.F -Vai. M .1 Ex" In-2 1' -'rf . 4:22. 9: f-2itivz':Qww, 1- air-ga 1' fre ' , A, Te A - . , . A : 'M ' fl' U21 ' ' ' ' ' f 5 m 3 . 1155? , lfififlf- li .: .ff ' . ' , , ,am ' l I V s'.-awk, .1 I f. I-Pr: .sag ,N- s u af SY' Fw. ' 3432 fi' E I 1- 11? . 41 3 QQ 1 bl e-6 DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES s Aoi l GRADUATION PARADE. I UXR, A passage from McCaughey's essay: ' x - "Most of the cadets wore full dress rpg! under arms, but the Flrst classmen wore V only white belts around their waistsf' . , wg ONE ON UFEWO-CAWEEL." SCENE-Spanish section room-Garry's board all covered with yellow chalk. CAPT. T.-Do you know what your trouble is? GARRY-YCS, Sah. I can't woll my ahs. INST.-See le eneontro al muerto en el bosque? RoB1Ns-Did you fmd him dead in Boston? A ' f gm.. ?vx.B,, ff t , If Q L LQ-e 1 if 1' F 1 JL ' Y . wcfxef f' Q f 1 , at ,AL . , - O - ,WK z f Y , ff V , .api f ,- ,,-Q 1' 'lg-M-V y 4 Q 4 ,Spa "' ' V' 3' , ,, 5511- 2.-H ' "3 1 .'-YH "X 1 3 'T vft 'rv . yo- '51 33 . PM 4- at It ,-:fs 1- j ,M -jQ,.,,,: 1 5 X 1 15211: ' M . f A Lili-:rl ' -1 .--,:,f----f-"' ',-,.s.f-f1-f4-- -- SL ,M ,.., QL., M -,-- H ,,,f1 ...----ig ,KT----2 g,,,.- The Maslefs Voice , -I--' , Q 4 a , -kyama, - . .- l .Ga .-...ul t A I 9 ,. , w-X , ,. rw 1 MS 9 f il S v '1 ,176 ff, f 5 1 4 f 105. if W.: x , 19 , sf 1 A Q N f , +.,,..,Q I J A f f 0 gf, bf ' ufrvns rc 1 rf 1 f ff 1, .g Z eg, t f lf, Y 41 2 7 l l ,f V S ff rt of A 1 . , a d AMERICUS-NIT. Richart, what is that Eg RICHART-A Skin'-neck-dook, sir. AMERICUS-A what? RICHART-NO, sirg it's a hy'-per-bowl! ure of speech? 1 ciiff k . 1 f"'f'2 57913 2779 5 '12 J' A mf? I - 1' '-L, ' xg...-Q J ' ' V1 4 sf! ' j . ',,,i', ' , " ,HA A 4 ,-,,', f '3 35 . gp, sam . .. ..., .. . .. .L . " .31 . ," .'i: ,.," " 'mm ' ' . ' I, e X A M'-'J Q' I 1' 1 fy . I. ,,,v ' 3 A TLV' PROFESSOR 'S A 'H ' my S- LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CHARLES M. GANDY, I, -- :A ' . . Q , -' ' I 4 Il, Surgeon, U. S. Army, MaJor, MedIcal De- ,gk , Y V ..""575f," artmentg appointed Surgeon of the Mili- 'E' ATN . - ' My--M K P "' N84 .. Wu , "1 tary Academy, 1906. as WRX -4' 71' S -Q, f7.f.,i . r W 22 W E Q? 'ff -f faire A R., PM ASSISTANT SURGEONS .P 5 NL F ' ' N CAPTAIN THOMAS L. RHOADSfk Assistant Sur- , ' " geon, U. S. A. 15 ' HEX , FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN W. HANNER, Asslst- f jig' , I . ant Surgeon, U. S. A. - 3 I K7 9 3 . ' I I . FIRST LIEUTENANT LLOYD L. SMITH, ASS1St8.1'1t . 'VL' -" ,Af 'SI R Surgeon, U. S. A. gi , I . ' 15' ' 'N VW -.5 FIRST LIEUTENANT ROBERT C. LOVING, Asslst- . 'Q R, ant Surgeon, U.'S. A. A ' 331. 351 1 i j, as' wAbsent on detached service. A 1 'I !! I. I 'Z N I . - - -f -' A . M 3 .Qmusmg ,A I - 4 ,, Aw pan .ue . , ' 'A ' S f-X' 'T--J-S-A---L-f ffiix Q ...I fp' I -N, U- - .1 .,.. .. . , Sgr 35: 'Lf nz. ,. S I Q A ' - ff- F, V 'X' 'L' 32 DEPARTMENT OF HYGIENE y DEFINITE. LYNX-Mr. Dusenbury, how would you make a wooden drain? DOODLE-Wliy-er-I would -hem-ah-get a lot of boards and nail them together with big nails, sir. 3',..- ff If 6 lllVy'bK' X NA, - .I H' U 'kv ,-Xgm ' ll, ff! ff ff ' LYNX-Well, suppose you have your drain, how would you ventilate it? fi ,ff M-Z U., ll ' I P ff . if X I ix - it W' ff X f A 'tt Q " Z X f "vi X , , X JL f ""' fl X, f I DooDLE-Ahem-ah-I-al'1- iDZeS it Pay to Dead-Beal? would just ventilate it. FAUNTLEY VVALKED AGAIN. LIEUT. S.-Very good recitation, Mr. Mil- lerg how much time did you put on the lesson? FAUNTLEY-Why. I didn't have time to look at to-day's lesson at all, sir. HOP-MT, Jenkins, if you were in charge of a post, and an epidemic of yellow fever were to break out, what would you do? I x.., 5 'ni VVrsE JOHNNY-Send for a competent medical officer, sir. J . wil. f .All fi 'A Wil j 4 l Qian' ji .: , IIE R. Hygiene MORRISON-The skin is composed of the pellicle and the reticle. VEGETABLE SOUP, SIR. PRITCH-SOUP stock is what you make soup of. LYNX-YES, but what is it composed of? - PRITCH-Oh, just salt and water and tomatoes carrots and potatoes and things like that, sir. and pieces of PI-IYSICALLY, NOT MENTALLY. LIEUT. S. Cafter the hygienic excursion into Mess Hallj- Colonel, I'm afraid the cadets didn't get rnuch out of this, HOP-Well, if they had gotten much more there wouldn't have been anything left for supper. QUEsTroN-Give four scientinc methods of disposing of kitchen waste. RAY HILL-I. Burn it. 2. Bury it. 3. Throw it in the river. 4. Feed it to the hogs. 33 J, -, AT RGA IZ JANUARY 1, 1907 Adjutant-WATKINS 'Quartermaster-BA RTLETT - - 1 ,I Captaifg A B HARRIS , Hor,ABugn ' ' - ' A Lieutenhnga . LANG -, TAYLOR. J. G., ' wkgn-s9N.,11: Lf oonms, fr. L. ' Hgivvlmz-n , ' , ' LO'1'T z . ,b HfGLEY 1 1 BEAVEQEQQ--. -' ikfig-L '- PARROTT SFUVERICK WATSQN, E. MA'rrLE GAR EY, E. 'B. E D'GlER?lYO.N GOIN ER HESTELR - XMUNcA's'r- ER RUM B0 UGH JOHNSON. R-L 17 IZEL'i'.'Y' CA TR ON H QMBSON 9, -ur ' Company First Sergeantsx PETERSON Sergeants' STURDEVA NT WOODBURY BURPTS STOCKTONQ 1 - J A CKSQN Cqipdials . SWYEARNS - SMI1'Hs R.. A MoUN'1?FoRn3' FJRLFJNKOFDTER FULI,l-QR 'V .--4 I . X I. P' a BANF' f hi X f , 5 fi'f?5 V V I 4 uae..- ' .2 93? R- .-:2 at 1'-' 2 ?w ,J tfggi 2 H," 51' 4: Q X V qs ' nu- , X cw xx N , 4 5 'r 35 wa, ' ' ' 'LK ,X-A fs "' ' 93 - ,i 11' . A xg,,. 1 -Q V ,' ' 4 11-iii. - ' 2, Um' bv of f 'N' ., P'-Q '.,,- TI-I E C In 37 - CLASS OF I 907 38 L 1 Qlwlw aa 69 59.3632 9 69 859 QQ 9 6969 69 69 G9 me 59 as Q Gao QD Q 69 G9 'B 0 Q9 QD - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 IO II I2 I3 I4 T5 16 I7 18 82 97 39 5o 95 78 I4 45 37 105 79 66 89 103 32 29 38 65 28 Humphrey Lounsbury Greer Faris Everett Holabird Maish Moose Murray Wilder Vkfagner Eastman Selbie Boone Rutherford Pierson McNeil Ganoe Alexander, P. Alexander, R. G. Arnold Arthur Bane Bartlett Boone Booth Buttler Calvo Castle Chandler Cheney Chilton Christy Coleman Coles Collins Crafton KEY TO CLASS PHOTOGRAPHS-NUMERICALLY ARRANGED IQ Santschi 20 Rogers, C. D. 21 Shedd 22 Pfeil 23 Hanson 24 Rice, E. F. 25 Somers 26 Snyder 27 Lauhach 28 Crafton 29 Coleman 30 Hayden 31 McChord 32 Christy 33 Marley 34 Henry 35 Taylor 36 Gillespie KEY TO CLASS tCruse 88 Dailey "fDawson 60 Doak iiDrain 90 Dusenbury I2 Eastman 5 Everett 4 Faris Q3 Gallogly 18 Ganoe e'tGarrison S3 Geary 36 Gillespie 58 Glassburn 71 Greene 3 Greer 46 Gutensohn 70 Hand Buttler Coles 5 Arnold Wadsworth Palmer Lewis VVyman Sultan Booth Gutensohn Horton Porter Keeler Arthur Rockwell Staver Geary Rogers, N. P. PHOTOGRAPHS-ALPHABETICALLY Hanson Harris Harrison Hayden Henry Hill Holabird Horton Householder Howard Humphrey James Y-Ienkins Keeler Kimball Lang Larned Laubach Lewis 55 Watkins 73 56 Howard 74 57 Morrissey 75 58 Glassburn 76 59 Spencer 77 60 Doak 78 61 Harrison 79 62 Rice, C. H. 80 63 Robins 81 64 Thorpe 82 65 Collins 83 66 Chandler 84 67 Teall 85 68 Lott 86 69 Lang 87 70 Hand 88 71 Greene 89 72 Larned 90 68 Lott 16 2 Lounsbury 48 7 Maish 33 Marley 101 QI Martin 62 75 McCaughey 24 31 McChord 63 73 McLachlan HSI I7 McNeil 20 85 Miller 54 8 Moose 77 104 Morrison I5 57 Morrissey. IQ 9 Murray 80 87 O'Conn0r I3 41 Palmer 21 86 Park 26 Q4 Patten 25 22 Pfeil 59 McLachlan Householder McCaughey Watson Rose Bartlett Castle Scofield james Alexander, P. Sullivan Harris Miller Park O'Connor Dailey Cheney Dusenbury ARRANGED Pierson Porter tPotter Pritchett Rice, C. H. Rice, E. F. Robins Rockwell Rogers, C. D. Rogers, N. P. Rose Rutherford Santschi Scofield Selbie Shedd Snyder Somers Spencer Q I Q2 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 io 1 IO2 103 1 O4 1 05 52 IOO 83 44 35 67 64 40 I I 55 76 99 98 I0 43 IO2 Martin Kimball Gallogly Patten Bane Hill Alexander, White Wheeler Steese Pritchett Yount Chilton Morrison Calvo Staver Steese Sullivan Sultan Taylor Teall Thorpe Wadsworth Wagner' Vifatlcins Watson Wheeler White Wilder Wyman Yount 41Noti n picture R YELL RAH! RAH! RAH! RAH' RAY! RAY! RAY! RAY' U. S. M. A 1907 COLOR MAROON HOP MANAGERS XVILLIAM DUCACTTET GEARY, C hairman CHARLES TILLMAN HARRIS, IR. ROGER GORDON ALEXrXNDER RICI-IARDVPIUNTINGDON KIMBALL EDVVIN EASTMAN PRITCHLTT HARRY PFEIL BARTON KYLE YOUNT HARRY S. GILLESPIE JOHN AUGUR HOLAPIRD ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE BENJAMIN FRI-IDERIC CASTLE 3 40 , moan P1-ms .' , . ma.. 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' ,,:-.NHL 'J 5,14 - ' - ' B -'51-'ri "vit", ' lim" W"-1' -....... -ffm 4'f""V , Ywhga r-Sw 1, -v Q, 'E ALEXANDER, PERCY .. .... ........ . .Shreveport, La. ' HP!! KKSPECKJJ Clean Sleeveg A. B. The only one in the class who was let out to graze with the euphonious name of Percy. His brother name, Speck, was earned in his plebe year, when, after f11ling two boards with a deduction of the binomial theorem, he slowly faced around and in a hushed voice asked Drug Miller for his enunciation. On furlough he butted into the Inspector-General's Department and reviewed all the Milish camps in Louisiana, where, according to his Podunk, "in his shining brass buttons he was the delight of all the ladies in sight. Louisiana looks with pride upon her stalwart young soldier." By specking the duties of Number Two when the "Mary Powell" looms in sight, "P" made such a hit with Swish that seven strong and ignorant men couldn't keep him out of the coast artillery. 41. ALEXANDER, ROGER GORDON . . . ....... . . .Paris, Mo. UALEX7' "Roma" Corporalg Company Q. M. Sergeantg Lieutenantg Hop Manager C455 Sharp- shooterg Howitzer, Assistant Business Manager C35, Editor-in-Chief C45 5 Y. M. C. A. Vice-President C35g Star C15 C25 C35 C455 Toasted HI9O6,u New Years, 1906. The one and only really indispensable man in the class. If-and the thing is wildly possible-Alex had been found in yearling Math, the class would have been like the proverbial ship Without its fender. CThat's not the technical term, but it's something like it.5 t'Whom shall we get to do this ?" "Roger Alexander." "Whom shall we get to do that ?" "Roger Alexander." We have become so accustomed to it that when it becomes necessary to tell the Com what we think of him, we Will, as one man, lift up our voices and cry aloud, "Roger Alexander." Followed by the favored few of the first section, there is no esoteric depth in Math that he has not sounded. In fact, so wedded and confirmed to it is he that even as a child he Went into perfect tantrums because he was not allowed to play with paraboloids and things. ARNOLD, HENRY HARLEX' ....... ' ............ . . .Ardmore, Pa. "PEvvT" HBENNYU Clean Sleeveg Indoor Meet C15 C35 C453 Outdoor Meet C25 C35 C45. Pewt's biography might be adequately set forth by filling the required space with sulphurous cuss-words and frosting them over with delinquencies. Bake from one to two hours in a slow oven. The result is of most appetizing appearance on the outside-and nothing said about the interior. We believe in giving the devil his due, however, and lay most of Benny's sins at the door of uh-Hand. Pewt came here with a handful of gilt-edge references as to his character and studious habits. This last was demonstrated by the fact that he had specked the first thirty-seven pages of the logarithm tables. By diligerg efforts, though, he has overcome any hankering for work that he may have once had and now doesn't do any more than anyone else. 42 AizTHUR, ROBERT . . ................ V .... . . .Webster, S. D. "CHESTER" "ART1E" Acting Sergeantg Outdoor Meet C35 C455 A. B. A shy, retiring soul, possessed of the temperament of an artist, which persists in making itself known through the medium of weird sounds on the piano and mandolin. With the idea of lessening the disturbance, Drain was sent to live with him, but alas! even Jesse was overcome and now listens with rapturous gaze whenever his wife begins to toy with the music-boxes. Chester once attracted a beautiful' damsel as the proverbial candle does the moth. She met him at the skating rink-took his picture- stole his buttons and almost dragged him to a hop. And they say that Romance is dead! In his delicate way Chester has perpetrated things in Drill Regulations at which even Swish was unable to say, "I guess I'm not in on that." For further account, see Drain. BANE, THURMAN I-IARRrsoN . . . . . .San Francisco, Cal. "T. I-I." HFRISCOJ' Corporal, First Sergeant, Captain. Read "Declaration of Independence," July 4, 19065 Toasted "The President," New Year's Dinner. Early in his career Thurman's angelic beauty attracted the attention of con- noisseurs. When a boy, artists contended for his services as a model, he was in great demand for seraphs' heads, and on the coast there was an Adonis-unfortunately lost in the San 'Francisco disaster-of which it is authoritatively stated that he was the original. To-day the femmes all rave over him, the only consolation there is for the rest of us is the thought that, unless he settles in Iolo, only one of them can get him. Besides the distinction that his good looks have brought him, Thurman has earned a great name as one of our truly military boys. His efficiency is based mostly on his marvelous sound-off. In this respect he adheres closely to the teachings of the Corkian School-when he gives a command it sounds like a fragment from a choral recital. 1 43 BARTLETT, GEOFFREY. .. ........ ..New Bedford, Mass. "JEFF" Corporal, Quartermaster Sergeantg Quartermaster, Hockey CID C21 C3D C4Dg lndoor Meet Cgjg Marksman. A "Cadets detailed as Officer of the Guard may obtain swords, sashes and plumes from the Cadet Quartermasterg they shall return them to hun lmmedlately after marching off."-Blue Book, par. 24, d. A , Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, that fa1l to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest this small paragraph, for failure to observe the same will cause the Q. M. to sink his hooks in-to' you in a manner decidedly unpleasant. If you must stray from the strait and narrow-if you really insist on it-donlt, for your own peace of mind and personal safety-don't do it where the Q. M. can get at you, It has been asserted that here is another conquest of Cupid, but it is not oflicial The story would seem to have some foundation, though, because it is so vigorously denied by his wife. " ' -- 'tw' 1 BOONE, ABBOTT. . ......... . . . .Tyler, Texas f:DAN,L,, N Clean Sleeve, Indoor Meet Czj fgj C4j, Northfield Delegation. Q' tg, 'L Danl Boone IS a B. I. youth, He dashes about continuously, stirring up trouble tilief-c and letting the consequences fall on the innocent. However, once last summer retribu- JE c tion overtook him. He had been annoying the other quiet, well-behaved first classmen ix s ' ' ' ' ' ' ' mit? I-. 5 af of lns company with his hoodlum antlcs until their patience was exhausted. They rose up, captured him and bound him to a tent rail. Also, they gagged him, which cQ.gQ.QlQg - - - - ' '- K-"P,-ri: 4 ,. s,3S.,.y5'ss.s was wise, for when they assembled around him and asked, "Dan'l, do the l1ons bite ?" Dan'1 couldn't say a word. Wheia he had been there about an hour, along came a B large storm, and Dan'l and the elements had the company street to themselves. Of course, his captors let him go at first call, -sp that he could run himself through a ,A wrxnger and let the concentrated profanity escape. Sad to relate, though, even this ' - - - - - - .X awww 2-s ' " -msiailirscifksmaszsg' drastic treatment fa1led to correct hls evil and annoying propenslties. - X '- iss g f - s 44 BOOTH, LUCIAN DENT .. ........ ...Aberdeen, Miss. lKCAP7N7J Corporalg Sergeantg Lieutenant, Marksmang A. B.g B. A, Cap'n Booth, like his wife, Di Sultan, hails from Mississippi. He has never told why he left home, but surely a person of his indolent disposition tied it up frigidly when he traded Mississippi for West Point. Once immured here he made the best of a bad job by conscientiously neglecting every bit of work that he would not be caught shirking. Despite his dolce far niente habits, he has managed to stay up near the top of the heap every year, which has led the envious to proclaim him a tenthoid. The T. D. discovered him about the middle of yearling year and was so pleased with its discovery that he held his make till the middle of First Class Camp. A little forma- tion with a plebe-pardon, a fourth-classman-in the Mess Hall, however, not only cost him his chevrons, but landed him on the area besides, and now the Cap'n uses as much emery powder as any other buck. BUTTLER, BRUCE BRADFORD ............ At Large, Washington, D. C. "BUTTs', Clean Sleeveg A. B. This is Brucie, the spoiled darling of the ladies-but no, not of the Com and the T. D., for Braddie is King of the- Area. This champeen pedestrian has managed to spend nine months out of the forty-eight of his term beating it on a N. Sz S. line in the area. The cost of shoe leather thus expended would buy 423 King William highballs in the open marketg the distance traversed by him in this time is equal to four thousand times aroundthe circumference described about the Metropolitan Art Museum, with that disused elevator shaft as a centre. Nevertheless, he is still fat- very fat. Also touchy on this point. When he graduates, he intends to present the Drawing Department with a full-jewelled set of leather medals for Agony and Company. 45 CALVO, ARTHUR ROBERT. . . ........ . . -COSt3f Rica NFLIPPERH Clean Sleeve, Marksmang Howitzerg A. B., B. C. Flipper came hither from the great unknown, placing bench marks all along his route as he came. It is a matter of odious comparison what he might have been had he been born under other skies, and therefore a thought scarcely to be indulged in- but still Flipper keeps on the qui vive to be constantly in a situation sufficiently outre to distract attention from his .dead past. Probably no one has ever stirred up more 'dissension than Flipper Cwith the help of his old side-partner Santschi5 Some of his waywardness has gone almost to the point of real hellery, as, for eitample, the time he wilfully pushed a fellow-cadet-an open-faced one at that-1nto the untidy messy drink at P. M. E. All in all he 'is the hard-faced ruifian that the lady called him-and then some. ' C AsTL1: BENJAMIN FRIIDIIRIC ...Milwaukee VV is. J 7 "BEN" HSCHLITZw Corporalg Sergeantg Acting Ist Sergeantg Lieutenantg Basket-ball C25 C35 C453 Indoor Meet C153 Outdoor Meet C15 C25 C35 C455 Howitzer Boardg Athletic Representativeg Toasted "The Class," Furlough Banquet. Prominent entry for class cup, otherwise perfectly normal, and at times almost rational. His worst attacks used to come in camp, where he would rise at four A. M. Cl-low should we know what for?5 and then run a late at reveille. The amount of his mail was immense, and it is a well-authenticated fact that two plebes actually became bow-legged from carrying it. We know the plebes. He has always tried to uphold the right, particularly when somebody is arguing on the other side. And if they refuse to take the other side, he persuades Ben easily and takes it himself. Being a versatile man, he has always had a fair degree of success in this. Although his hammer cannot be said to be in the heayy-weight class, along with Lew Rock- well and Oscar Rice, he has accomplished a few feeble raps that have added very materially to the farefamed, over-worked Anvil Chorus. 46 CHANDLER, CLARK PORTER ...,... ....... . . .Concord, N. H. , HB. 1.11 ccCHANsa Clean Sleeve, Outdoor Meet CID C25 C33 C433 "A" Recordg A. B. Of most violent and murderous purposes, and yet withal a man exceedingly subtle in all his operations. Not more than four departures from this vale of tears can be traced to Chan, but we have "positive proof, sir," of several others. He is very courteous on the polo field, seldom, if ever, striking an opponent with his fist Cbelieving this to be a foulj, but almost invariably using his mallet. Chan is the first of the intelligent and suffering minority who has dared to announce openly in the public press what he is going to do with all his pay that's left after paying the household expenses and buying the Missis a new gown semi-frequently. We feel that the delineation of this famous personage has been rather crude, but then you all know Chan, and we ask, "What are you going to do about it ?" CHENEY, ROBERT MERCER ...... ......... . . .Athens, Ga. . "BOB" f'MARsE" Clean Sleeveg Marksmang A. B. Marse is a true long-horn. There are few exams he has given the go-by, and he has walked the customary ten tours for "failing to prepare himself, etc." Bob has shown a truly touching devotion to his wife, Goat Henry, with whom he has lovingly shared his scanty stock of tenths for four long years. At polo he is a fiend, and he loves to bone gallery in the Hall, but he won't take the cavalry for seven reasons- the first, because he was, is and will 'be too goaty. The other six don't count. Besides, he is convinced that his clarion-like sound-off is needed in the do-ugh-boys, so he won't need a horse till he attains field rank in 1947. He claims his P. C. S. was "Civil Engineer." The courtly Marse is undoubtedly civil, but an engineer? Well- ask P. Fieberger! 47 CHILTON, ALEXANDER WHEELER .......... . . .Frazee, Minn. "TEss" HBABEJJ Clean Sleeve, Expert Riflemang Choir C415 Hundredth Night Chorus CID, Cast C23 C3j C453 Howitzer Board C453 Committee C4Dg Toasted "The Ladies," Furlough Banquetg c'The Mess Hall," New Year's Dinner. Tessie was born very young, and he hasn't gotten over it yet. Boned plebe B. S. so hard that he hurt his eyes and wears glasses and looks like a wise baby peering out of a conservatory. Despite his four eyes, he is one of our two expert riflemen, and makes a lovely girl in the Hundredth Night play, They say some sporty ,fellows ran an absence on taps, yearling year, waiting at the stage door after the play for him Cor herb to come out. Hasn't learned to smoke yet, but once took a drink, and he does shave for muster. He will grow up some day-oh, yes, he will, why, every- body ,does-ancl then he will be a real, wicked thing when he applies all the worldly knowledge he has imbibed from associating with Jimmie Steese. Tess is quite a trouble breeder, but everything generally reacts on him as the chief victim-like the time at P. M. 'E., when the two hard-faced wretches threw nice little open-faced Tess into the wet river. CHRISTY, VVILLIAM CARROLL .. ............. ..Phoenix, Ariz. "BULL,' "BUZZ-SAW" Clean Sleeves Football C35 C435 "A," Football, Mai-ksmang Indoor Meet CID C23 C39 C4Js A. B. "Wl1at is yon loud, indistinguishable noise roaring out loud contempt?" Merely Buzz-saw signalling a gathering of the Clans for a meeting of the Black Hand Can ornament to society which had its origin deep in the pastj. Tamer spirits would do well, therefore, to seek shelter. Bull spent several years before entering trying to get a position in the ballet of a New York theatre. He never got it, for obvious reasons. The management told him that the only part he could ever hope to play was that of a King-post Truss. Said they were sorry, but there was no such position open. We are sorry, too, for the stately Bull, with his exquisite and natural beauty of form combined with dignity and grace wogld have made a chorus girl "sans peer et"-Never mind the rest. 48 COLEMAN, FRED HUGI-IES ...... ....... . .Camden, Ark. ' HJACKU HSPOTSU Acting Sergeant, Lieutenantg Expert Riiiemang Outdoor Meet Q21 C31 C419 A. B. Here we have the pet of the plebe class, On account of the amiability of his manner, Spots was made one of the committee selected to welcome the beasts into their new life. He made an admirable 'welcomer. All the plebes will tell you with tears in their eyes that they were never so warmly welcomed in their lives. When he was through whipping the little clears into shape, ,lack went back to camp and developed into a really amazing spoonster. Ever since then he has passed the time in a strenuous campaign against the tenths that has led him into all sorts of extremes, like boning before reveille and on Saturday nights. However, we don't believe he has yet succeeded in "plotting the curve of civilization." COLES, THOMAS LEE. . . .......... . .Cottonville, Ala. IIAUNTYU ' Corporal, Sergeantg Company Q. M. Sergeant, Lieutenantg Marksman. Did anyone ever hear Aunty say anything really bad? Did anyone ever see him when-his shoes Weren't shined or his face carefully half-soled and heeled? Notice these things and profit by them, for it is by observing these things, seemingly slight, that the gentleman is distinguished from the common or garden variety of cadet. Aunty will glide through life culling posies here and there in the pleasant places, with only now and then some enchanting and wayward little caprice just to show his wife- for he will have one-what a roarer he might have been. Oh! it will be a dark time foci' the Mrs., for already Aunty has twice been seen smoking a cigar just as if he i ed it. ' 1 49 COLLINS, JAMES LAWTON ............ . . .New Orleans, La- "WILKIE" Clean Sleeveg Indoor Meet CID Czj C35 C453 Outdoor Meet CID C25 C31 C439 A. B. We have often puzzled over whence came that serenity that Wilkie wears as a fixture. Never unduly elated or cast down-never gets fussed when an orderly knocks on his door and says that the Com wants to see him-his conscience never gets up after taps to annoy him, except for one or two little things that don't amount to much, anyway. There is a look in those green eyes, though, that suggests that perhaps some time in the past Wilkie was busily engaged in collecting voluminous experiences at moderate cost. It may be, but, if so, he has outgrown it, and having donned the garb of humility, he has settled down to a life of profitable meditation and has earnestly endeavored to make his wife happy. ' CRAFTON, DLNIIAM BOHART .......... ...Plattsburg, Mo. UBUNNYU Corporal, Company Q. M. Sergeantg Acting Ist Sergeant. Here is the instigator and prime mover in the great woman trust which of late has vexed the souls of patient spoonoids. Realizing that responsibility is the greatest educator, Bunny undertook to direct the affaires d'amour of the Corps. Orders were read before the battalion-"All men wishing to spoon this afternoon will sign up at Crafton's house immediately after dinnerg" and-"Men spooning in the library are requested not to spoon Myrtle, Mabel or Maud." The thing got to be a nuisance, and efforts have been made to break it up, which, so far, have been only slightly successful. "Bun" iirst came into prominence at a hoo in Yearling Camp, where a femme was heard toremark-"Oh, I do love Mr. Craitonl He's so nice and pink." And he is. Whenever this story is told in his presence, he goes through a variety of changes of color, ranging through pink, scarlet, crimson, Vermilion and brick. 50 CRUSE, FRED TAYLOR. . . ......... . .At Large, Owensboro, Ky. "FREDDIE" , Corporal, First Sergeant, Captain, Manager Basket-ball Team: Manager Class Football Team, Indoor Meet CID C3Dg Toasted "The Army," New Year's Dinner. The Prince of P. S.'s, for lo! there is not a house in all the post to which Freddie is not as welcome as the flowers that bloom in the spring, tra-la. We hold that it was the greatest travesty of justice ever perpetrated thatshe was not made a hop manager. He usurps the position, anyway, and fills it admirably, too. One never goes into the hop room without seeing him surrounded by a perfect bevy of L. P.'s-all the nice girls that are so kind to their mothers and make lovely biscuit. He is a performer of some skill on the harmonica, and on several occasions has been known to play "Home, Sweet Home" with such depth of feeling and tender pathos that even a' child could tell for what it was meant. . DAILEY, GEORGE FREDERICK NEY . . .Council Bluffs, Ia. "DUTcHEss" Acting Sergeant, S-harpshooterg Indoor Meet CID C2Dg Outdoor Meet CID C2D C3D C435 Choir CID C2D g "A," record mile run C3Dg Hunclredth Night Chorus C2D. This soulful-eyed youngster is one of the hostages taken by Dan Cupid from our class. George has ever been one of those by-and-large spoonoids whose safety always seems to be guaranteed by their extensive operations in the field of fussing-he spooned so many of them that it looked like a safe bet that no one femme would ever succeed. in winning him for her very owny own. However, George has been duly caught and tamed-the class may yet be called upon to present him with that famous cup-who knows? ,lust at present this lovesick Swain is busily engaged in answering those daily letters whose rare failure to arrive turns the sunniest day black for him. And how he pipes! Once to a sudden question from his instructor, his faraway thoughts caused him to answer feelingly, "I will." Sl DAWSON, WILEY EVANS ..,...... .......... . .Portsmouth, Ohio "WILLIE" "WoBBLY" Clean Sleeveg A. B. For the 1907 cup-Class I-Entry I-Wobbly Willie-medium height-fair and fat-affectionate-does not kick or bite, and is even now being trained to drive double. That he will be a star in his new 'role goes without saying. Willie is a brilliant conversationalist, excelling principally, in argument and dispute. He generally wins from his opponent because he argues like he walks, and everybody knows what that means, for whenyou see him at a distance you can't tell whether he's going or coming. All the rest of him is mystical-full of unexplained nothing. Wlieliever we see him we feel convinced of this and unhesitatingly conclude that we are in the presence of a vast expanse of woodenness. We cannot continue, for there is so much beyond all that has ever been imagined Call about the class cup, for exarnplej. DOAK SLOAN . . .Taylor, Texas HSLUMU ' Clean Sleeveg A. B. A sad experience has worked overtime to make Sloan the pessimist that he is. Once he found life too arduous to be continually writing to Evylyne, so he con- ceived a happy plan whereby his wife was to write to the lady and announce that poor Slum had broken his arm. It worked like a charm. Sloan was overladen with sympathy and other things without the soiree of acknowledging them. But there is no silver lining without the dark outside part. Evylyne and another friend got together and compared notes. You can guess how much longer it lasted. Everything since has been temporary, although one was heard to say, "You may forget me, Mister Doak, but I shall never forget you." Since this came to light Slum would like nothing better than to attend a funeral at which the man who overheard the conversation should play the leading part. 52 ., J,-A '- r H-.-'5""i"' ' - F, 'i.,'g4,r'! R. -,nr swf-x1,p..,, .,:,- in- 1 , 1. sg, , sr wjf QS.. ,-,ef - .1 ' ny, ,gr g ja , I ye, H .si-'5f!!?"a f'5" fifiikt' :reef I ,. -:sv-i szv 1 2- .fe 31' e ff' fv"+' W Mr -,C -. -af, V ,fa -t 1 ,Q Tv 41f..iQ .M yrna -.4-'g rfL+.fQ'5f .55 .: l.-, uugqg, ,1-fi -X4 - 1-g f'-Am . ,fs-ga--','t'-sau-ma : 1' - - ' - '- ' . E. ,ic ' , ,, . 'W J'-FJ' r5?F'G'3i'5-fi. " ' H, ,A ,US ugh, Ta 0' - Kg Q.. is - DRAIN, jesse CYRUS. . . ........ ....... . Braddock, Pa. "JESSE, HP. pf" Clean Sleeveg Basket-ball Team CID, Indoor Meet CID C21 C35 C455 Outdoor Meet CID C23 C35 C43- This splendid survival of savagery, for particular and private reasons, took two whirls at the Math Department before he could convince them that he knew enough about the perspective of the shadow of a point to command a squad of dough-boys. Since then l1e has never been caught napping and pursues the nimble units with the same patience and consideration that marks Aunty Coles ina bout with the mitts Csee Appendixj. To sum him up-problems in chess, politics and pugilism are the length, breadth and thickness of this gentleman-the last so prominent that quite frequently we have to plead tearfully with him to spare Tom Jenkins. Tom is still safe, though who can tell what the future holds? 2-f I, S '35, f'-so---'-,--f ,, 'rv- ,ws ,6-,-wg'-,gf 'Q' . . 'sf .- -54-tf:,', 1n.,q3t:,5 C .,f-we-ff-1' ,o-'Mft , ':?5iC-vm ' ' C-1-f -'rfb ' C 4 -r' 5 v 51.4.-rs,.,jx,, ' Q19 gait- .r ' X T". X-'L ,.FfI1'f'3'5' ".F""'w. . VVY, """tXEf ' '4'5.e'a T2 Q' In f "vQ'vav6:i:t.gff+3a 1- -L' 275'-f'-.,:'.!!-ij".'Qfi'L'f1e. :5'qf,7E'- ' Ji f' - -' 11"4?i?"'f' Eff? ' ' 75477 1 ' wtkzgxi ., if , .. Q M, .,.. DUSENBURY, RALPH VVAYNE ........... .... M ount Pleasant, Mich. "DUsENBUG', iiDOODLE,, 'WVADDLEH Clean Sleeve. In treating the Waddle's case we must fully recognize the practical difficulty arisingfrom an ingrained and unconscious woodenness which must have begun before the opening of his stay with us, and which has been carefully cultivated ever since. This renders us uncertain of success unless we can utilize said wooden- ness, or at least make our readers believe with us that the Waddle is not merely wooden, but that he is also possessed ofafme sense of humor, and seeing the amusement so many people get out of his stunts, he does his best not to disappoint them. He is a careful-going youth, and if at three and one-seventh minutes after first call you hear some one asking-"Say! Did you say this formation was in full dress ?', you may be sure that the offender is Dusenbury. . 53' gif, f- .zj,f,.-31,1 ',..1fq5L" 'Ji i"'5r-1-15 'jQgf4+'i A .P -1 - . .. G, in-.4-',f.5cg.'g alfa? .Ji a 4, . . zw5'v11M'f1-'-' ' -w n 'YAV nh 4 tv H4 -. tv- V4 . -, .2 1.-..' . f' .V-,,3:,-sg' iii, ,gy . f '- f ' H ., Q -rv. f :NEFF J Q f E, Slwaif ,ex QPZWA, ' 3 52+ v' 'C vrm if '4"k W? .J 7271? ei H., a--5'-,nd.. "' 554 N 1 :Egfr 1 ii? EASTMAN, CLYDE LESLIE . . ........ n . . .San Francisco, Cal. KCMONK77 Corporalg First Sergeant, Captain, Sharpshooterg Indoor Meet C15 C25 C35 C45' Choir C15 C25 C35 C455 Hundredth Night Chorus C153 Y. M. C. A. Secretary and Librarian C25. Clyde, the fox, began to bone make the day he got his appointment. He has kept it up ever since, so to-day he is one of the Big Six. He has a book in course of preparation which will undoubtedly supersede all existing manuals of the quill. We are enabled to give a.few of the chapter headings: "The Willing Plebe," "How to Appear Efficient, though a Corp," "The Art of Skinning," and, most important, "The Value of Post Spooning, with List of the Best Places to Seek Chevronsf' Besides those stepping-stones to greatness, Clyde has boned Gym hard and has been a 'pillar of the Y. M. C. A. When he joins he will undoubtedly marry the Colonel's daughter, and thereby get to be regimental adjutant or pick up some other nice coffee-cooling job. EVERETT, GEORGE THOMAS ............. . , .L ' b HVVAMPB, Clean Sleeve, Marksmang A. B. aurm urg, N. C. A man of excellent parts, but carelessly assembled, of a many-sided nature he plays polo and the mouth-organ with equal facility. A-s a symphony orchestra he ,furnishes from behind the palms all the music at the grand Saengerfests held by the Black Hand. He is a great talker, and from a few minutes' conversation with him one derives the same benehts as from reading a Sunday newspaper with a comic supplement a sheet of rag-time, an art calendar, ten columnsgof personals and a loving-cup suliscription for the Com. Wamp has a decided antipathy to the petty necessity of useless labor and several times has refrained from it so long that he has t k , , l . a en a permanent set from which not even the C1'1fl1L1SI2-1SlZ1C eftort f tl " " ' s o ie whole of F Company have roused him. PARIS, MELVIN GUY. . . . . . . . .Barnesville, Ala. KKJOEJJ Sergeant, A. B. One of those flowers that are by nature born to blush unseen, but because of the great struggle he made toward recognition by the Tac Department, he was made a sergeant, and as such flourished. But, alas! the callous ingratitude of man. Because of a contemptuous avoidance of the provisions in the Blue Book, he underwent an operation which cost him the chevrons so arduously come by, and we were treated to the depressing spectacle of Joe oscillating on the greensward. He has paid close attention to all the Beauty Hints in the Ladies' Home Journal. Look at that counten- ance, if you doubt it-also to the Notes on Etiquetteg and if ever he does go to the Astorbilts' house party, the presumption Cin favor of the accusedj is that he will not mistake the ire extinguisher for a shower bath. GALLOGLY, JAMES ARTHUR ,,,,,, Oregon City, Ore, "JIM" "GH," "G1LHooLY" Acting Sergeant, Lieutenant: Indoor Meet CID C255 Outdoor Meet CID C2Dg Hundredth Night Cast C21 C453 A. B., Toasted "The Ladies," New Year's Dinner. Have you ever had James Arthur tell you the story. of his life? Really, you must, for it is one of the few things of the century that will live. It is one long and solemn protest against the decay of the gentle art of lying, couched in most voluble terms. Apparently there crept into his nature early in life an ambition to wear the mantle of Ananias, and to accomplish this end he has sacrificed coherence, proba- bility and the facts of history for thersake of a magnificent and wonderfully cultivated series of effects. Otherwise his virtues are modest and unobtrusive. He will tell you himself that his one failing is that he talks too much, and will ask if you think he talks as much as he used to. Please don't disappoint him. Gil 'moves among the First Families, and if you were to meet him on Christmas leave he would probably tell you that he had just been dining with friends at the Waldorf-Astoria. 55 GARRISON, DAVID GROVER CLEVELAND ....... . . .Centralia, Ill KK JY lf jj DAVE CLEVE Clean Sleeveg Marksmang A. B. Cleve hails from Illini, and gave up farming to join the military-beat his plough- share into a sword, as it were. Neglects unimportant branches of learning like Math and Phil and Chem, but is on quite familiar terms with old General Information and knows all the political platforms by heart. He came to us from 1906, having come out second-best in a little run-in with Pechols about a triding matter of the Calculus and so he took the course in five laps. Therefore he insists that he will be just twenty- five per cent. gladder than the rest of lille class when Secretary Taft hands him his sheepskin on that delectable day next june. Then, a deck of cards, a box of chips a big bag of Bull, and Cleve will be happy wherever they send him. l GANOE, WILLIAM IADDLEMAN. . . ......... . . .Curwensville, Pa. "BILL" HCANOEU 'Clean Sleeveg Sharpshooterg Choir CID QQQ C35 C4jg Leader C4jg. Howitzerg Hundredth Night Cast CID C25 C3JQ Musical Director C453 President Dialectic C4j. "These white hairs ill become a jesterf' In the light of recent discoveries it has been established that Bill came here in the earliest days of the institution, and, in fact, was the first cadet who was ever skinned for wearing un-uniforrn garters. Old manuscripts also tell us of the time when he and Noah went on the first Christmas leave. Quite a large occasion. Since relapsing into his second childhood, he has devoted his spare minutes to the cultivation of an artistic temperament and to the amusement of the Corps at large. Bill was much alarmed last spring when it came out that the President was contemplating the summary dismissal of' all officers of the army who were forty-five years old and under the rank of captain. H GEARY, VVILLIAM DUCACHET ......... . . .San Francisco, Cal. ' Q "B1LL,' C Corporalg Sergeant, Lieutenant, Hop Manager C15 C25 C35 C455 B, C., Toasted "The Corps," New Year's Dinner. MY DEAR MR. GEARY: GRAND RAPIDS' MICH' Having seen several pictures of you and taken note of your genial, cheerful expression, I took the courage to write and tell you of 1ny admirationsfor anyone who could face the world with such a smile 5- also to express my joy on learning that you are a lieutenant. I hope that this year the clock will escape unharmed. Sincerely, CTMS is the result of a dare? ............,............. "And that ain't no lie, neither," What Bill wrote in reply was not the result of a dare. But why did she accuse him of tampering with the clock? Never has he indulged in anything so vulgar or bourgeois. Sedate and sober-minded, the few occasions on which Bill has chosen to frivol are marked on the Corps Calendar in brilliant scarlet. GILLESPIE, HARRY STEVENS ........... . . .Detroit, Mich. , "BABE" ' Sergeantg Marksmang Hop Manager C15 C25 C35 C45g Baseball C25 C35 C453 Fencing C153 A. B., B. C. H. Stevens Gillespie, A. B., F. F., B. C., at your service if you are a damsel, young' and beautiful. The string of letters after his name indicates to those in the know his pre-eminent success in the spooning line. Yes, for even the A. B. he got for not condescending to interrupt a gallant speech for such a triHe as saluting' a tac. Truly, Babe is the spoonoidg the only thing that saves him is that he is a most particular one-they have to be pippins or Harry won't enthuse. He has a smile that simply enslaves. femmes-if he is only politic enough to unhinge it on his Colonel's daughters after he joins, he'll get all the- snap details going. The little tad is too blamed independent, though, the chances are the K. O.'s offspring will prove frumpy, and after the preliminary lookeover, Harry will stick to the club-Canadian Club, by the way-and the snap details will pass him by. ' 57 GLASSBURN, ROBERT PRICE ....... . .......... ...Chicago, Ill. ICHUMPTYIJ lfPEEWEE3J Clean Sleeve, Marksmang A. B. After hearing Humpty tell you that he came here to improve the place, you can notice, if you will take the trouble to look around you. what a change there has been even since you can remember. This is due to that ''O-what-a-wicked-World"texpres- sion that Humpty wears. He ties with Screw Wyman for honors in the riding-hall, where he has proverbial luck-Hannibal or Strong almost always falling to h1s lot. When he complained that he objected to riding a camel, Link told him that the Army never wastes horses on the dough-boys, and that he ought to consider himself lucky to be so well mounted. Humpty has a speck-tacular way of going after tenths, following them even in his sleep. If he doesn't, why did he ask his wife one night about 2 A. M., "Say, are you an oxyacid ?" GREENE, ROYAL IQEMP .. ..... ...St Charles, Mo. CFDOCI! Acting Sergeant, A. B. Doc combines a peculiar woodenness all his own with an assertive self-assur- ance that has made his presence felt in many an assemblage. Prone to argue on every conceivable occasion, he has made himself feared in every departmentg the instructors have learned to hate and shun his Missourian thirst for enlightenment. Doc first drew the. attention .of the Com' to himself by his reckless prodigality with Uncle Sam's military supplies-he was the unlucky cnavdet who was caught giving away precious blank cartridges to little hoodlunis. He walked the usual ten, but all the rest of the winter he spent in such penitential guise that the Com relented and. made him for First Class Camp only. ' A 56 GRLBER, LEWIS VANCE. . . ......... . . .Beaumont, Texas KIKUNJLJI Clean Sleeveg Marksmang Gutdoor Meet C35 C4Dg A. B. A Here is one that laboreth, taketh pains, and maketh haste and is so much the more behind-the Kun'l, always hurried, always excited, always fussed. Kun'l can generally be depended on to do the right thing at the wrong time, and vice versa-but at the same time we maintain that no greater injustice was ever done to man than when it was asserted an-d vigorously upheld by his wife that he attempted to bone Christmas leave in "B" Company without wearing a white shirt. Personally, we hold that this is an absurdity that he who runs may scoff at-"an impertinence clothed in classic error"- and we treat it with the contempt usual on occasions such as this. You can do as you like about it. ' GUTENSOHN, ALVIN GUSTAV n ..Gnadenhutten, Ohio ICDUTCHJJ CKGUTEI! Clean Sleeve 5 Marksman. Ach, der lieber Gutensohn! Gute and Ping Pierson are the repositories of the German language in our midst. He came to us at an early age from the charming Wienerwursty Village of Gnadenhutten, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, at that time he spoke little or no United States, -but he can now make the plebe understand what he is howling for in the,Mess Hall. His beaming, rotund, Teutonic countenance always creates a thirst for Wurzburger and Pilsener wherever he appears, it looks so much like the ones that decorate foamy steins. Gute has the true phlegmatic disposition, and never allows himself to be excited. For instance, once on Fisher's Island, when the dread Hector swooped down on him, Gute never turned a hairg he simply remarked, "Mein Gootnesslv hurled a long, complicated German sentence at the beast, and reached safety before Hector could disentangle himself from the wordy debris. 59 . HAND, ELLWOOD S ........... .......... . . .Cape May, N. J. CIGUSJJ IIAWNEY3! Clean Sleeve, A. B., Indoor Meet C25 C35 C453 Outdoor Meet C35 C45. 'Awney Hand, the only original Black Hand, is one of the most irreconcilable of the anarchists. Everybody had a June leave but 'Awney Hand, but then you know 'Awney always did believe the Regulations only existed to. be fractured. And he fractures them, too. Oh, Lord bless you! yes, he does, for he 1S a bad actor, tl'l1S Hand boy. You, perhaps, might not think it to look at him, he has such a-well, wooden set of features, but then they do say all is not wood that splinters. Be it as lt may, 'Awney is quite well known in Highland Falls, where, according to-the' song, he goes at short intervals to slake a thirst that comparestrnost favorably with that of his namesake, dear old Captain Havanother of the Drawing 'Department HANSON, ARTHUR VVILLIAM ............. ..Forest City, Ia. "SIU "SW1soN" Acting Sergeant, Baseball, "A," Baseball. Si is one of the products that sometimes bloom like flowers upon the arid plains of that wilderness known by courtesy as Iowa. So far as is known, he has never made any attempt to deny it. A member of the Black Hand, he sang, "Rally Rally Quills !" with the loudest and least tuneful-ostensibly holding in contempt the "For-a-good- boy" effects done in black and gold. Alas! the tale ends not here. Underneath he was plot weaving and dexterously manipulating a handful of wires to the end that in the middle of August, when everyone thought the crisis past, he landed them-a small pair of acting sergeantls. He is inte!-sely fond of cheese, and, While at Fort Wright, narrowly escaped the clutches of the marauding Hector while on an expedition in search of a can of oclorons Came1nbert. 60 HARRIS, CHARLES TILLM-AN, JR ................ . . .MeXia, Texas HVVILLIEH CHARLES THE PATH A Corporalg First Sergeantg Captaing Hop Manager C25 C3j c4DiQ Manager Foot- ball Team. OBSERVE!! This cut on left is the truest result of eight sittings-the combined efforts of the photographer and WVillie. Considered from an artistic point of view it is faultless, but from the standpoint of a casual observer, it is merely Will-ie Harris-the man who treats the L. P. round-up at a hop with such accuracy, patience and vigor-Willie, whom no photographer can hope to make appear more wooden than he really is. Willie was once heard to say in his undressed, unpolished, uneducated, unpruned, untrained, unlettered, unconfirmed fashion Cnotice-he's from Texasj that it was a toss up whether he became a W. C. T. U. leader 'or a soldier. We think he must have tossed up. HARRISON, GEORGE RICHARD .......... ...Columbia City, Ind. ' HBEANYU Clean Sleeveg Choir C453 A. B. If you should call on Beany, you would probably have to Waken him from deep slumber. He always has the appearance of being on his way to reveille and leaves the impression that he is going back to bed on the first occasion. In short, he looks on sleep as a fairly serviceable and effective time-killer. No one knows how Charlie Rogers ever got him sufficiently Wide awake to make that trip to Highland Falls. Once last summer, in a somnambulistic trance, he climbed on the sprinkling-cart and struck up that sympathetic ballad, 'Tm On the Water Wagon Now." The melodious strains roused the Pickle, and Bean served the customary five and. That wasn't a circum- stance to what ,the Pickle had to serve-or have served. Bean has done some stunts in the wayrof writing ballads with vvaltz refrains that have Dudley Buck backed up behind the Hag. You have no doubt heard them'rendered by the Black Hand. 61 HAYDEN, HERBERT... ............... At Large, Vlfashington, D. C. HTNIUNH NPUNKINU Corporalg Sergeantg Marksmang Howitzer C35 C415 A. B. Artemus Ward, Bill Nye and Mark Twain all rolled into one when it comes to the making of quips or jests or merry jokes. You never feel sure when you meet the Injun but that he is going to ask you, "When is a doorinotl a door?" or "Why is a hen P" Generally, though, you may notice if you start in time, that you can cajole or coerce him into saying only non-humorous things. Some of hisefforts are noteworthy-particularly that well-known jest about Hans Glade in the Philippines. It has never been openly announced that the "Injun's" heart is affected, but when a man removes his collar from his dress coat, puts the latter in his clothes bag and hangs the former up in his clothes-press-why what is the natural conclusion? HENRY, WILLIAM RUDICIL .....,.. . ....... . . .Rome, Ga. KIJUDGEJJ CKSIJJ Clean Sleeveg A. B. Although not a direct descendant of Patrick Henry, he has so many of the ear- marks of the orator that anyone could tell that it's all in the family. The iinpetuosity of his aggressiveness in discussing the negro question would put you wise to the relationship at once. Need We mention the fact that he is a devoted admirer of Booker T. Washington? During the past year "Iedge" has kept all the front walks on the post positively hot, and the second division iimply revels in fudge. ,lust at present, when not walking the area or pointing out the errors in P. Fieberger's "Side Talks with Our Girlsf' his time is all spent with Scotty, discussing the advisability of having his trousers made baggy in the knees, should he decide to take the Philippines. A HILL, RAY CORSON. . ...... . . .Toledo, Ohio 5 CIR-AY!! Clean Sleeve, A. B., Marksmang Indoor Meet C21 C31 C415 Football Team C11 C21 'C31g Captain C415 "A," Football, Toasted "Athletics," New Year's Dinner. Rah! Ray! Early distinguished by the praise Windy Jim bestowed on his "strong, rugged face," Ray's ethereal beauty has, year after year, earned him fresh laurels and broken many hearts. He has been accused of combining all the attributes of Apollo and of Mars, but for the details we refer you to another part of this veracious chronicle. Here we will merely relate that this amiable lad is one of the leaders of the revival movement at the Academy-he was once a leading candidate for the Presidency of the Y. M. C. A.-whose simple purity of life has endeared him to all, even the T. D. and Cato Censorius Eastman. In closing, we wish you to note the stern self-control that has kept out of this skit that descriptive nickname whose use our gentle friend discourages so strenuously. HOLABIRD, JOHN AUGUR. . . . .C . . . . . . .Evanston, Ill. F - HJOI-INN ' Corporalg Company Q. M. Sergeantg Captaing Marksmang Hop Manager C413 Captain Fencing Team C415 Star C11 C21 C31 C41, Toastmaster, Furlough Banquet. This tall boy, as his record above shows, has managed to keep himself fairly busy in the four years he has been with us. He has a bunch of convoluted gray matter under his brown hair that allows him to succeed without much effort. The Com picked him as a dark-horse candidate for the goat captaincy, and, though handicapped with Swish's company "B," John still holds those four-brred chevrons. His career in camp was chiefiy remarkable for the ease and grace he displayed in turning out yearling corps to drag Swish's L. P.'s to hops on short-very short notice. In barracks, his activities are expended principally in making "B"' Company stay garbed in the customary white shirt, and when not using himself as a megaphone for Swish, he is busily engaged in the development of a fencing team to "heat the Navy," in which task he is sure to succeed. 63 HoR1'oN, PAUL JONES. . . ........ . . .W'inCl6f, GH- 'CVENUs'f Acting Sergeant 5 Marksman. I . We tried to have Horton's family crest inserted, but unfortunate circumstances prevented it. It may be of interest, though, to describe it-a cadet rampant against a background of tenths, with forty-four bell-buttons all showing-overcoat, capes d'arriere and watch-fob pendant. Designed by Barney. The result 1S very ed1fy1ng,.ar1d has aroused so much interest that Venus has suddenly grown modest and has decided to preserve all the copies for the use of posterity, while everyone else has decided that they would be far more filling and satisfactory for contemporary purposes-and not so hard on posterity. However, it's his own affair. But we should think that a gentleman who was an American Admiral at the age of twenty-nine, a French Admiral at forty and a Russian Admiral at fifty, would want his picture in all the leading publications. HOUSEIIOLDER EUGENE Ross ...Delaware City, Del. "EDDY" Acting Sergeantg Sharpshooter. Can we do justice to one who has for four foolish years affected the company of the notorious Swish? Do not four years of balking inquisitorial searches for white shirts, baffling an unholily accurate nose for "apples in quarters," and enclosing white trousers in explanations establish the presumption that at the end of that period the caydet's brains must be as addled as the tac's? Eddy has been in "B" Com- pany all those years, and how he has kept his sanity is more than wetcan tell. Great must be his strength of mind, for'there have been many who vainly attempted to establish themselves permanently in "B" Company, but who fled shrieking in Swishy terror after a short season of Tibby's follies. Hush! here is the secret of Eddy's enduranceg his vocabulary has kept pace witlf the tac's idiosyncrasies and whenever hard pressed by Swish, Eddy has shocked himself back to normal with a little high- power profanity. 64 . HOJIVARD, NAT1-IANIEL LAWSON ............... . . .Iowa "SPIKE" KKNERVY NATM Scrgeantg Lieutenantg Marksman. "Cadets who have occasion to record delinquencies shall do so in person," Par. 21 h, Blue Book. A 1 Nervy Nat has found that regulation frightfully inconvenient ever since he Joined the aggregation of bootlickoids who help the "Com" to keep the number of Christmas lea' f b ' ' ' ' ' xes rom ecommg excesslve. If it wasnt for said paragraph, Nervy could detail a couple of plebes to serve as his private secretaries and record the ten or twenty skins he turns in daily. Skin, skin, skin, nothing to do but skin-how nice to be a file-closer and sting all the boys in ranks! But say, you ought to hear the wail Nervy sends up when some section marcher gets him fora late. It's funny, isn't it, what a difference it makes whether we are the skinoid or the skinnee? HUMPHREQ, GILBERT E.. ....... ..El Reno, Okla. "HUMP" Acting Sergeantg Sharpshooter. A. glance at this fascinating exterior in all its pristine loveliness shows that here is one of the original possessors that are fast fading from our midst. Or if his face doesnlt show it, his address will prove that he came from close enough to Indian Territory to allow him to claim kinship. Wheii Hump blows into your presence, you never know whether it's a terrorist demonstration or an imitation of Babe Stewart inspecting after taps You must specify, when Hump plays with ou that he la ' n . ' . ,N Y i P Y with you as a whole, or else in his kittenish way he will have you all. to pieces like a clock, to "see the wheels go round." It is positively disgraceful the way he lies round and beats his ear while Dick Park is just clawing bed-rock to make the Engineers. ' 65 JAMES, STANLEY LIVINGSTON ........ . . .Allegheny, Pa. ICJ'IMl! Clean Sleeveg Sharpshooterg Outdoor Meet QIDQ A. B, The standard-bearer of the red Hag of anarchy in our midst-agin the govern- ment. "T'ell with the Tac Department-first, last and always." He has advanced more weird theories in the section room than can be laid to the credit of any seven men in the class, and has assumed such a pugilistic attitude regarding them that the instructors have been browbeaten into accepting them. Of some little skill "with the glovesf, he was no doubt prepared to maintain his assertions. He has done it. Therefore, one hastily' respects an opinion expressed 'in his own vernacular, which is that of the Bowery peculiarly adapted to suit the needs of a Pennsylvania Dutch- man of the high-spots-if you can imagine such a dizzy combination Without injury to your think box. U JLNKINS, JOHN LOGAN. . . . . ..... . . . .Morgantown, VV. Va. KKJENKIJ - Clean Sleeveg Sharpshooterg A. B. I This is Jenkins. Is he any relation to Tom? Ch, no! his front name is James His motto is, "Haste Not." In fact, nobody has ever seen'Jenk in what could bg conscientiously called a hurry, except once, and then it was proved beyond the usual shadow of the customary doubt that he was going to a-sh! the Com might hear! AUYWHY, If was going to happen with Ray Hill. As an impersonal knocker Jenk is among the few first magnitudesg he can make disparaging remarks that are Cas the poet has itj "Huid, copious and untrammeledn on anything in the category Neither is. there any time limit. In his lighter moments he acts as weather bureau-from his exalted station he gets the returns so itluch more quickly than we poor five feet eights and tens. 66 KEELER, JOHN PATRICK. L . ......... . .Missouri "SARAH" Acting Sergeantg Marksman. He comes from the gummy depths of the State made famous by Mr. Clay's com- promise, therefore he always insists on a thorough demonstration-as the Bull so often found to his cost while Sarah was taking the Phil course. One year he lived with Ray Hill, and every time he went on orderly he was in mortal terror lest the tac hive the cards and chipsg especially since he didn't know a trey-full from a puddle-cored dam. Even now he knows more about dams than he does about poker. Sarah once, for his sins, marched a drawing section. A general of division starts his troops on a 1'nontl'1's practice march with less mental anguish than poor Keeler underwent every time. He had to give I Left, 2 FACE, 3 Forward, 4 MARCH. Say, the way he used to mangle the about-face would make a plebe in Beast Barracks throw a shuddering fit. KIMBALL, RICHARD HUNTINGTON ..,..... . . .Meridian, Texas I KIDICKJI Corporalg Sergeantg Acting Ist Sergeantg Lieutenantg Hop Manager CID C25 Cgj C425 Marksmang A. B.5 B. A. The Beau Brummel of the class-the embodiment of absolute harmony of taste and culture. If by chance you overhear two maidens talking in glowing terms about some one who is quite the ne plus ultra-Dick Kimball. If you see the dam-sels all standing up in the grand-stand waving at a distant horseman returning from polo- Dick Kimball. There need be no uncertainty on that point. There was a rumor afloat at one time last summer that there was one hop that Dick did not attend. People evidently got the idea that his attendance at hops was haphazard, dictated and guided by no Hxed principles of action-that it ,represented no definite movement of his mind. Perish the thought! he did attend that hop. 67 411' be if ff Wvguiy gt kara dwg uv' 2' 0 wie ff ,MJ 6 3 3 zf JS?-" 'ZKSQRA 1 if tu-ft-9' J Y' -4 5 do sn, -'Fw A-5 Jaan.. LARNED PAUL ALEXANDER Corporal Sergeant Acting Serg 4:5465 ef ,vw if qi' Msg i 5573? Q .sgfw eat B A A B Manager Hockey Team At Large, VVest Point, N. Y. LANG, JOHN WALTON Mississippi ANDY GALLULA Sergeant, Acting Sergeant Maior, Lieutenant Marksman, Indoor Meet C2D A B B A Andy drew a sergeancy at the June bestowal of honors yearling year but when he went on furlough he forgot to cover up the traces of some little delinquency of his whose subsequent discovery by the T. D. occasioned his untimely busting even before furlough was half over. He wasnt discouraged though for. he bore in mind Swish s famous words of advice to Walter' Wlieeler under similar circumstances and he Just kept on trying to be military. That and a little judicious spooning, brought Andy the acting sergeant majors job and the chance of his life to bone gallery. He made the most of it and he turned out to be the most military file that had been The galaxy of femmes that run the Academy from the visitors seats were quite pleased and 1n September duly rewarded Andy with a leftenant s berth. " p.Q"?ffL.15f2fax?f",?- La - . . . . A ... ..... . . ...... . . .. La' ,. .. . iv. .1 ww , . " 'ff ' , 1 - 1 59515 - .1 ' J tae tiifl - , ' ' 7 5 - ' f , ' aiu, 'Z H, Z . H- . , -.ffl Y-'Q 1- s - ,fin " 'fl 'f 1 , . . - , , f developed around here. H-e cou1dn't have been stlffer if he had been made of wood. " " v, ' -V i' " . -1" .lib 7' -as wi-verge ' ' f 1 -. 1 "9 5'i-'7"3'.9-'-"7 J' - ' Plf 52 f.f7"-i:-4'Zc2:'-f,Z"- 'ith-.11-F::v.ii-45' "ravi fi, agzfzr lfrff yi rj S , ............. FIPA!! HP S I7 . g 5 ' n 5 . .3 . .9 C31 C4D' Tennis Champion CDoublesj QQ' Runner-up CSmglesD Czj' Howitze J J , r. Paul's time at the Academy has been mainly spent in the preparation of a series of articles, which he has published in a pamphlet entitled, "How Near One Can Come to Being Found Withotit Doing It." He is possessed of some skill as an artist Cinherited-some of these messes in this book are examplesb, but no one ever knew him to draw more than a 1.9 except by special permission of the instructor. Paul has taken great interest in tracingshis ancestry and was quite delighted, a few weeks back, when he discovered that he was a relative of an Alumnus of the Academy. His life with Ma6Watson has been too sweetly unutterable- the only Haw being that they sometimes have difficulty in remembering the number of their own house. LAUBACH, JAMES HOWARD ............. . . .N orthampton, Pa. "LovELY,' Clean Sleeveg A. B. The next exhibit is Lovely Lily Lavender Laubach, the Pride of,Pennsylvania. Your first impression on gazing upon his short, rotund figure is that he would make an elegant support for a piano or some other light bit of bric-a-brac. But one of those expansive smiles and you see your error. Here is no such inanimate object as a piano-leg. That countenance, stolid and complacent though it be, does not indicate a void. Anyone can see that Lovely has lucid moments-though nobody can tell why A little folk song has been submitted by a quondam wife, and we attach it. Tune, 'iThe Lily of the Valley 2" Heis the Pride of Pennsylvania and the Babe of Bethlehem. He knows -every part of the Brewer's art, He loves to rush the can. If you'd like to have him tell you the best season of the year, He will smile and answer sweetly, "Der Summer und Bock Beer." LEWIS, EVAN ELIAs .. ........... ...Worthing, S. D. "E-SQUARE" Acting Sergeant. That vacant expression that E-Square has at his command has more than once been the source of invulnerability from outside discomiiture. For many months he enjoyed the security that went with the air of general stupidity which he assumed whenever anyone said "I've got a perfect peach up to-day, and I'd like to get some one to spoon her for me." But once he was taken off his guard and he made such a hit that ever since his mail has come addressed to the "Chaperone Herof, His 'home life is not so bright. He beats his wife, teases the cat and wilfully 'fractures every regulation in the Decalogue. Wheii he was asked what was the Woodenest thing he had ever done, he replied, "B Company's Tac," but he didn't say how he went about it. 69 LOUNSBURY, ROBERT LEE ....... ...,.. . ..Lake Mills, Wis. Clean Sleeve. A pleasing and ins by this place. Corning was corrupted by the now spends his entire what time there is left tructive example of the negative influence that may be exerted here as he did, a member of the Old Feudal Aristocracy, he evil influence of one Babe Chilton, with the result that he time trying to live down his reputation. That is, he spends after he has thought out seventeen reasons for not boning his Ordnance. In one of his more lucid moments Cabout 7.55 A. MJ he composed and set to music that pathetic ballad which has become the expression of every emotion in the Corps, "Weep On, Fouie Horn." He excels in parlor stunts. His representation of Battery Butterfield was witnessed with the keenest delight by the officer in charge. CLounsbury-throwing food in Mess Hall. Ten coninementsj Lorfr, WARREN, IR. .. . ............ ..Waycross, Ga. HJOHN HENRY!! Sergeant, Acting Sergeant 3 Lieutenant, Toasted "The Tacs," Furlough Banquet. John Henry Lott goes in for two things, geniality and photography. In both he has had great success. He smiles so often and so expansively as to give ground for the rumor current at one time that he thought he had pretty teeth, and, like Katishaw, he didn't want to be selfish about it, but generously let the world have the full beneht of his beauty. Others say that Warren is subsidized by the Rubifoam people, and really no great surprise would be caused by seeing his expansive smile, accompanied by an autograph letter, greeting us from one of the back pages of the Ladies' Home Journal. As a photographer, Warren is quite a shark. He has several thousand photos-more or less-in his collection, almost all snapshots of spirited scenes, like Pot Shedd at cavalry drill or Faunt Miller hastening to P. M. E. He tried to photograph his own smile once, but-oh, well, that's an old grind, anyhow. MAISH, ALEXANDER WILLIAM ........ . . .VVashington, D. C. "MUsH,' Corporal, Sergeant. ' Mush is so far the only advocate of the new international language-at least we suppose it's Esperanto, for so far we have never seen anyone of any nationality who could understand him with only one trial. Mush has asserted that it is English. It may be, but if it is, it expresses a decided want of veneration for goodold Anglo- Saxon. Mush is an eminent scientist, and as such has made several interesting experiments with thermometers-nearly all successful except one, which nearly proved fatal. There are endless and nameless circumstances of woodenness with which Mush has been connected, but from a certain feeling of delicacy they have been omitted here. There is no use in giving them in detail-'twould be superfluous. But almost every choice bit credited to the class can be traced to our amiable friend Mush. MARLEY, JAMES PRESTON .................. ...... S layden, Texas "SISTER" "JIMMY" Corporal, Sergeantg Acting Ist Sergeantg Lieutenantg Marksmang Indoor Meet CID C29 C39 C4D- I Sister Marley, famous as the -Big Chiefs squaw, went to Northfield last summer on false pretenses. He is no fire escaper, but one of the most bloodthirsty of the dread Black Hand. He is built like a Stepney bull, and from November to March religiously bones more muck-in the Gym. Sister just dotes on horses, but is really ungentle with his half-broken mount in the Hall. It's all right, says he, to make much of your hoss, but when the blamed critter gets acting foolish, a couple of jolts in the jaw do lots more good than kind words towards establishing the status quo. Sis was an acting first sergeant-in 'Swish's Company, thank you-and though he neglected the quill, he pulled down one of those easy leftenanfs berths in September. "First sergeant, anything important ?" 7I MARTIN, WILLIAM LOGAN, JR ........... . . .Montgomery Ala. HSUNNY JIMH Sergeantg Acting Sergeant, Sharpshooter. To cite the endless and nameless circumstances which have placed Sunny Jim in the exalted position of Past Perfect Post Spoonoid would require more time than is at our disposal. Suffice it to say that he holds his place as the result of a series of long and earnest endeavors. One look at the victim will convince you of this. His facial expression is natural and constant. His sylph-like shape is the result of a permanent set taken from being in his dress-coat continuously throughout First Class Camp. To prove this-one night frightened screams were heard issuing from Sunny Jim's tent, Hastily the company gathered-some with brooms, some with water-buckets, some yelled "Fire !" some shouted "Swish !" Investigation was speedily made. Sunny, to keep his shape, had gone to bed in his dress-coat and was lying on a bell-button. lWCCAUGHEY WILLIAM TACKSON ..... ...Macomb, Ill. "McCoWBoY" HMCCAUGEYU p Clean Sleeve, Marksman. If Mac could be in' a state of serious and protracted trouble all the time, he would be happy. It would give him an opportunity to try some of those 'ab d h A J s an punc es that get loose whenever he boxes. It requires a man of some experience and con siderable enthusiasm to make him see the error of his ways-not that he's pigheaded at all, but merely firm. McCaugey was dubbed McCowboy by Line Andrews on the pistol range last summer just after he had plugged all five targets ' 'd - , - ' - g in rapi sue CCSSIOII. But the performance lacked dramatic contlnuity for every other attempt resulted in hve misses in correspondinglygrapid succession and live large holes in the atmosphere. Anybody can give Mac a gold brick, so if you have any that are in your way, polish them up a bit and turn them o t M ' fully received. - ver o ac, where they will be most thank- 72 Mc'CHoRD, WILLIAM CALDWELL ................ .... L ebanon, Ky. . HREDU . "RUsTY" "Mox1E', Clean Sleeveg Sharpshooterg A. B.g Toasted "The Goats," Furlough Banquet, Fourth of july Oration. "There was a perfect clamor in Cullum. Passers-by stopped to listen, fornever since the confusion of Babel had anyone heard such an incoherent line -of ravings as came forth from the brilliantly lighted ball room. People asked each other in hushed tones, 'What is it?' Gradually out of the chaos came order and the excited cries became distinguishable, 'I've got a hop with Mr. McChord!' 'Nol Tuesday's concert is mine !' 'Wel1, anyway, Fve got Thursday afternoon !' The mystery is solved. Red McChord is making out his list of dates for the week." Extract from "Points for P. S.'s." He has become so used to the thing that when he was pinched trying to get the Rocks over the wire to "Secondary" he never even apologized. Afterward he wished he had. MCLACHLAN, DONALD JAMES . . . .Pasadena, Cal. ' "SK1NN1E" "MACK" ' . . . Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant, President Y. M. C. A. C41 Don is the cut-up of the class, He splintered a regulation once, but patched it up with an explanation so that it was as good as ever. Nevertheless, the Com dropped him last September-perhaps he was on the T. D'g's Black List-who knows ?' Those old rummies, Bill Ganoe and Alec Maish were both on it so wh not the 1 1 Y President of the Y. M. C. A.? Don is the Chief of the Fire Escapers, the leadingt Devil Dodger, and every Wednesday and Sunday night, "immediately after the return of the battalion from supper," sees him surrounded by the faithful in the Y, M. C. A. hall. He led a bunch of sports, as reckless as himself, to Northfield last summer, where they held a week-long orgie, an account of which you can Hnd in our Scandal Supplement. ' 73 MCNEIL, EDWIN COYLER .. ....... ..Alexandria, Minn. NMAC!! Clean Sleeveg Outdoor Meet C31 , It is restful to dwell upon the career of a finished and cultured spoonoid like Mac. There are no omissions in it-nothing left to be done. Such a career ought to be appreciated and enjoyed. It shows what can be done by methodical and thorough work, even though working over a restricted period. His taste runs to Juveniles, and part of the ceremony consists in singing kindergarten glee songs, such as "Will They Miss Me When I'm Gone?" and "Some One Ought to Speak to Myrtle Brown"- orchestra accompaniment. He makes it his rule in- the hop room never to dance with a femme more than six feet four in height, and on the few occasions when he has the lady's equilibrium. MILLER, FAUNTLEY MUSE ......................... Coal Valley, Pa. HGOATU HLORD FAUNTLEROYH Clean Sleeveg A. B. Here is one of the important personages of the class. In all his stay with us he has performed the extremely useful function of keeping the bottom of the class from falling out. He has always been-very respectful in his demeanor toward his instructors -at times he has been almost indulgent and has told them as much of his subject as he considered necessary for them to know. On the few occasions when 'they have pressed the matter to the point of impertinence, he has politely but firmly refused to go into the matter any more deeply. Histbphilosophy teaches that nothing is of any use unless it points toward that Utopian day when every day will be the day after Saturday, and there will be neither chapel nor parade. 74 violated his rule, he has managed so gracefully that he has never been a menace to Moose, WILLIAM L., JR. .............................. Arkansas KIBULLQJ KKJUDGEJJ - I Acting Q. M. Sergeant, Lieutenant, Football CID C2D C31 C4DQ Baseball CID C25 C3D C4Dg Indoor and Outdoor Meets CID C25 C31 C41-5 Football A. , Iudge Moose is another quill whose chevrons are due to the development' of First Class Camp. They made him to help Jeff Bartlett hold down the Q. M. Depart- ment, and he proved such a success at sorting the mail, turning out .ngold medals," counting mosquito bars, checking up gun slings, issuing sabres, keeping track of spurs, and a few other little matters like that, while Jeff merrilypounded his ear or spooned, that the old Judge was handed a pair of three-barred chevrons by the grateful Com. And this, in spite of the fact that the female frumps of the visitors' seats had fastened the triple L. P. curse on him. You see, the Judge has never been to but two hops-each time he wenthe broke them up, for he was O. D. MORRISON, WILLIAM ERIC ................... . . .Brooklyn, N. Y. A :IR-ICJ: r:BILL:: Corporal, Sergeant, Marksman, Hundredth Night Chorus C325 Cast C4Jg B. C. Ric is a direct descendant, through his maternal great-aunt, of the Akoond of Swat. It is not known when the Swats moved to Brooklyn, but it was far enough back to enable William Eric to convoise about the choiping boids with the best. However, we never jest at the language, and when Eric gives his commands' with a noise that is a combination 'of the results obtained by simultaneously teasing a sick violin, pulling a cat's tail and dropping a brick on the boiler-house roof-when this happens we merely say that it is one of his mannerisms. He takes a real pleasure in always being on hand to horn some one at inopportune moments. This is only the triumphant and inexhaustible outlet of the uncouth instincts which have been inherited from the Akoond. Sub rosa-Eric aspires to join ,the S. S. Quartette. E 75 MoRR1ssEY, PATRICK JOSEPH ............. ..Boston, Mass. KKMIKEIJ flPAT!! I Corporalg Sergeantg Marksmang A. B. Pat came originally from Bally-Hoo County Cthis may or may not be close to Tipperary-it doesn't matterb. While it is not definitely known exactly why he left the auld sod, it has been suggested that it was because the country wouldn't hold him, for he has a past as variegated as a Persian rug. He became notorious in plebe camp, where, in a devil-may-care fashion, he gayly shot a gaudy yellow hammer out of a giddy elm tree, to the utter horror of all the quills in camp and all the tacs onthe Postg Pat expected to be shot at reveille, but five tours were all that materialized. A minor disturbance was created in Beast Barracks when upon being told, in the usual way, to "put a Mister on everything around here," Mike went home and calmly marked all his clothes "Mister Morrissey." MURRAY, MAXWELL ...... . . .... New York ICMAXJI ffBERYLlJ Corporal, Sergeant, Color Sergeantg Lieutenant, Sharpshooterg Hundredth Night, Assistant Stage Manager CSDQ Manager C4J. Did you ever see one of those shaggy, barrel-shaped bears in a zoo, lazily blinking and sleeping all day? That's Max, the big, good-natured grizzly. His large ursine eyes turn a calm, unruflied look on a troubled world, which would make one think Max was always engaged in taking life easy. Not so, not sog Max is at odd moments, when the Com is about, one of the busiest of the busy! 'Ence 'is 'igh-ranking leften- ancy. It is perhaps due to the placidity of his make-up, and not to any incipient insanity, that Max for two years lived with Alex Maish. Yea, even yet does poor old Max laugh at Alec's woodenness and patientlvi tries to catch the ideas lurking in Alec's cryptic speeches, and not once has he been tempted to open his wife's head with his sabre for the injection of a little common sense. 76 O,C6NNOR, JAMES ALEXANDER. . . ......... . . .Seney, Mich. ICPATSYYI KKRUNTFJ Corporalg First Sergeantg Captaing Marlcsmang Indoor Meet CID Czj C35 C4jg Pierce-Currier-Foster Memorial C23 C335 Hundredth Night Cast CSJQ Star C25 Cgjg Dialectic Society, Secretary C31 5 Vice-President C45 3 B. A. . Now why Patsy wasn't eight feet high and four feet thick-nobody can 'hazard a guess. The mental and muscular forces developed by him, divided by his rather infinitesimal cross-section develop unit stresses that only high-class material could withstand. Patsy was subjected in youth to mental vibrational treatment, and in con- sequence has been able to turn Hoods of red, blue and green thought on most every- thing that has come his way since, and with correspondingly variegated results. He can talk about the left-hand page or the right-hand page with equal indifference as to the cost-and does it. His personal equation has been madelthe subject of a careful mathematical calculation and the results have been filed for ready reference. In general appearance they resemble the ballistic tables. PALMER, IRVING JOHN .......... .......... . .Kalamazoo, Mich. "PEDDLER" 'fPAMMER" Acting Sergeant. - Peddler, of light-weight fameg as vivacious and picturesque as the guard-house clock on a wet night-and like it he has carried his face with him ever since he has been in the Academy. He somewhere got the idea that six-hour leaves were more to be desired than much fine gold, and -he has procured every one possible in the last two years. It must be painful to be as dissy as that. We must admit that there are reasons-Newburgh being so close and the attractions-pardon!. attraction-so great. His monthly trip up the river has become 'a fixture, and he is pointed at by the in-habitants as one of the seven interesting features -of Newburgh-Wash1ngton's head- quarters being the other six. - E 77 PATTEN, GEORGE FRANCIS. . ......... At Large, Vlfashington, D. C. p crPATy7 Acting Sergeantg Howitzer. Pat's wildest dissipation has been getting he is not actually engaged in one right now, of the last. He makes a magnificent pretense examination time that his nervous system is turned out for an examination, and if he is probably sleeping off the eifects of boning all year, and gives it out at all but undermined by the tension of monthsg but his work always reflects credit on everyone concerned, and there is not a dry eye in the department when the ord ul is over. It we could know his private life intimately we should probably know one of the most romantic characters in the Corps, but he is so shy and retiring-here to-day and gone to-morrow-something like a shelter tent about one of the clock on a windy night on the practice march. PARK, RICHARD. . . ......... ....... . . .Warren, N. H. CKDICKJ! HPAKJ! ' Corporalg Acting Sergeantg Hockey CID C25 Captain Cgj C4Jg Marksmang Star CID 125. I A wonderful exponent of Agony's maxim, so full of diihculties and complica- tions-"Work! Do something!" For Dick life, flowed tenthily on, with no more ripples on its surface than were produced by a hop or a pink tea on the Post, until he fell in love. Prosaic Dick took to putting his shoes on the wrong feet and reciting "Thanatopsis" after taps, until he became a perfect nightmare to his wife, who was kept constantly on the alert lest some fine morning should hnd Dick suspended from the window cord in his ecstacy to return to dust. So now his heart is far o'er the ocean, and the sea-sickness resultant on these long voyages is so disturbing that one week he actually lost three-tenths in History. CDepartment of Law and History will furnish 'the necessary proofsj U I 78 PFEEIL, HARRY. . . ................. . . ..... Baltimore, Md. "HARRY" Corporalg Company Q. M. Sergeantg Lieutenant, Hop Manager C21 C32 Q4jg Manager Fencing Team C4Dg Outdoor Meet Cgj. Harry from Maryland. More in sorrow than in anger he' left his native haunts and inflicted upon us that blond hair and segmental crow-hop know as "Pfeil's walk." Long ago he became a victim of the military microbe, and though he has carefully avoided the military style of the Duke of Marlborough, his methods have a singular naivete that have made him what he is-the only conservative force in. that irresponsible community known to the world at large as "F" Company. Two things give him real unadulterated, four-ply, eighteen-karat joy. One is to be in command of a squad with Ski Santschi in it-he loves to hear Ski knock-and the other is to be set right loose at a hop with four perfect queens all looking lonesome and hoping that "some nice man"-Cquick curtainj. PIERSON, EMIL PEHR ..................... . . .Princeton, Ill. HPING75 KKPONG3? Acting Sergeantg Sharpshooterg Northfield Delegation C41 To this day people still refer to that delectable Mess-hall Welsh rarebit as "toast with chees grafyf' It has become Ping's stock in trade. Ping never knows about anything, but he always "tanks" something, and that goes a long way, as the Com said when he put the cadet on the area. He is a nrm believer in signs 'and likewise in the ultimate good of his fellow-men. It was in this belief that he published eleven times the following order: "Cadet Pierson would like to hear of a penknife lost some time last year on the target range? It was a 'blow to him that he never recovered the missing article. Outside of this- episode, Ping h-as' preserved his equanimity- never being unduly elated or cast down. ' , 79 PORTER, HUNTER BALL . ........ . .Portsmouth, Vat KSJANEIJ v Sergeant 3 Acting Sergeant. Have you. ever noticed the musical, melancholy, caressing way with which little Jane goes after the tenths? Have you ever heard in those dulcet tones that "Yes, sir, that's what I mean, s.ir"? The way he pursues the poor things is positively unsports- rnanlike. He rivals his wife Eastman in the regularity with which he haunts the people on the Post, and is equally efficacious in handing out the latest hot bit of choice rumor which he has garnered in his wanderings. Never has he wilfully broken a regulation, and still henever got a make until th-at sergeancy. Why? "Oh, the toil we lost and the spoil we lost, And the quilling a sergeancy takes- All lost, for alas! the Com didn't know CAnd now we know that he never could knowl When'he made the.September makes." ' CUsual apologiesj POTTER, WALDO CHARLES ............. . . .Casselton N. D. I R ' "WALDo" - Acting Sergeantg Northheld Delegation C4J. 'Waldo blew in from the breezy West, where English is spoken undefiled and was immediately detailed to live--with Ping Pierson, in order to teach hini the language that prevails around West Point. No, I don't mean profanity-Waldo and Ping alike are ignorant of it-worse luck, for Waldo isn't half as effective on the polo Held as he might be if he could use some of B. I. Chandler's expressions. How- ever, that is neither here nor there, as the man said when he couldn't find his wooden leg. 'The fact remains that'Waldo hasn't yet suc d d "" cee e in makin P ll k English-the Scandinavian still outs on occasions. g mg rea y Spea PRITCHETT, EDWIN EASTMAN. . . ......... . . .New York, N. Y. ' HTEDH "PR1TCH" ' Sergeant, Acting Sergeant, Marksman, Hop Manager C15 C25 C3-5 C45, Base- !gal1CCI5 C25 C35, Captain C45, Indoor Meet C25 C35 C45, "A" in Baseball, A. B., What! You never heard of Pritch? Where the divil you been keeping your- self? Why, Pritch is the feller that lives next door to Carnegie. Sure! And, besides, he's the captain of the ball team and a heluva spoonoid. My, yes! That boy, he's always spooning+never gives 'em a rest! I dunno what he's going to do when the ball season comes around and takes his afternoons away from him-petition the Supe to open the library between reveille and breakfast, I reckon. Pritch, he ain't got but one fault-he's a teetotaler. Don't you know what a teetotaler is? Huh, a teetotaler is one of them fellers that don't never take any water in his'n, and'so he gets teetotally soused, especially on yawls and them like yacht boats. I know, 'cause I seen him once, and, say, Mr. Pritch, he had a beaut. RICE, CHARLES HENRY .................. ,. . . . . .Lara1nie, Wyoming "B1oCHrEF" HVIGGYJ, Corporal, Sergeant, Acting First Sergeant, Lieutenant, Marksman. Lo, the poor Indian-! Oh, yes! the American aborigine is represented at West Point. Here you have the famous Nez Perces chief, only partially tamed and always hankering for war-paint and scalps. This redskin is monogamous, his stay with us has been marked by his intense affection for his squaw, Sister Marley. When the exigencies of the military threatened to divorce this Philamon and Baucis com- bination, the Chief and his Squaw stalked into the sanctum of the great White Father and thus intrepidly joined issue with him: "O, Protector of the Quill, Supreme Source of Chevrons, your cruel law disrupts our tepee. Yourrminions threaten our divorce, but know ye that sooner than put aside the faithful squaw that for three long years has filled and carried the conjugal water bucket, I will lay down my chieftain's feathers and paint and be but a simple brave in the ranks." Such devotion in the untutored savage had its reward, the h-arsh law was suspended, and Sister Marley still graces the tepee of the Big Chief. , . , Sl RICE, ELMER FRANKLIN .................. . . . . .Fargo, N. D. "Rico" "OSCAR" Clean Sleeveg Marksmang Outdoor Meet CIDQ Howitzerg Hundredth Night Cast C4D. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Here in this cage on your left you have the original grindoid, captured with infinite tact and trouble in the wilds of Africa, after killing two men and eight horses. Hear him cracking the mirth-provoking, smile-producing, side-splitting jests. Cracks them because he likes them, and likes them because he cracks them. Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Professor Rice is cracking another good one. The thing has become such a habit with him that when Gabriel sounds reveille he will probably have something funny to say before he falls in. He has devoted much time to the study of the Scandinavian languages and can recite "Sheridan's Ride" in Norwegian with a Fluency that quite makes one envious, I Oscar, Oscar, wha' shal' you ha'? Ludefiskl Ludefisk! Yah! Yah! Yah! ROBINS, AUGUSTINE WARNER ................... . .Richmond, Va. "COCK" "RoBRY" "SHEvLIN" Clean Sleeve. Science has failed to reveal just what did persuade Robby to join the gang, but you can bank on it that a misconception about an easy life was somewhere in the brew. We all remember the very pretty and carefully prepared little impromptu speech with which Robby announced his arrival to the Juliet Reception Committee. But probably no one better than he himself. As a blue ribbon, Shevlin is a real artist, but his biggest haul of crude renown was obtained in the same way as Pfeil's and Staverls. Many of us have vivid recollections of crowding around Robb.y's tent the day after his trying to make out successfully "four hop cards" simultaneously, and of feiing him stretched out in his tent diligeiatly reading extracts from "The Simple I e. , 82 ROCIZWELL, Lewis CASSIDY .......... ..... A t Large, Glendale, Ohio c:LEW:a :rROCK:n rrMI'CKi: Clean Sleeve, Basket-ball Czj C35 C4Dg Captain C433 A. B. "The worst way to improve the world is to condemn it," and what 'the world has suffered in the way of negative improvement is positively painful, for Lew has knocked everything from the creation down to the color of his Cadet Store garters. His plans for improvement are unique and lead one to suspect that a wonderful organizer was lost somewhere in him, but that it was done so successfully that no trace of the gentleman has ever been discovered since. Lew has his romantic moments, however, and was once caught on Flirtation vigorously waving a bath-towel at a train across the river while he struggled with his manly emotion. He denies the tale strenuously, but as a picture was secured of him in the act, his denials don't go very far. He has been mentioned-although on the Q. T.-as an entry for the class cup--a sort of dark horse. ROGERS, CHARLEs DUNBAR ...................... Seneca Falls, N. Y. "CHARLIE" "C. D." "HEcToR" Clean Sleeve, Sharpshooterg Indoor Meet C353 Choir C4jg Hundredth Night Cast C21 C3D C455 Committee C455 A. B. An effort was made to have Charlie represented, as he is so frequently seen, moving at a gait which is a combination of amble, hop, glide and canter, but nothing came of it. It was found that it couldn't be done-and no wonder. 'Tis a thing that sets at naught all the philosophy and system of the artist-and, moreover, it's a run on the man to have him try it. Chas. is the discoverer of the huge ante- diluvian, dinosaurian, armor-clad, man-eating mosquito, Hector, whose ravages at Fisher's Island made the stoutest hearts quake, and whose very name caused a shiver to run through the assembled multitude, C. D. worked night and day to destroy the beast, sacrificing even his bathing-suit for bait. But the wily beast was not to be caught, and no doubt 'is still ravaging that charming isle-the home of myriads of grasshoppers and crickets. . 83 ROGERS, NATHANIEL PENDLETON, JR. . . . . Plainfield N. J. 3 ::PEN:J' Corporal: Color Sergeantg Acting Color Sergeantg Hockey Team CID C21 C35 C4jg A. B.g B. A.g Star CU. Most military careers start from small beginnings and ascend to a glorious climaxg the one we are about to discuss began with the climax. Yes, at the first June distribution of rewards for budding quilloids, Pen drew the chest-inflating position of first corp, and yearling camp consequently resounded with the clamor of his military doings. Since then, the downs have been more frequent than the ups in his career, and despite mighty efforts to step into the coveted lieutenancy from an acting ser- geancy last summer, poor Pen: is now a mere common or garden variety of buck. Not for him now the waving plume, the flashing sword and the gaudy sash, but rather is the meek cartridge box and the lowly musket his portion. Alas! how are the mighty fallen. Rose, JOHN BOURSIQUOT . . .Warrenton, Va. HB. -'I'-JJ HROSIE77 4 Clean Sleeveg Marksman. ' The living image of Don Q., he yet refuses to imperil the hearts of the ladies with his awful beauty, and never goes to the hop. Rosenheimer has a persuasive and soothing manner about him that has gathered many tenths for him in every course. He fastens his large, calm eye on the fascinated instructor and sounds off the speck that gets the tenths. However, some of us are much inclined to believe that young Rosinski cloesn't really bone as hard as he would like 'to make the instructor think, and that when he looks most guilelesisi, he is perpetrating his biggest whizzers. Despite his blufling ability, we feel convinced that it must be the Engineers for his'n-the only branch for the unmilitary. 84 RUTHERFORD, HARRY K. . . ......... . . .VVaddington, N. Y. HRUTHH ,Clean Sleeve, A. B. Little circumstances semi-regularly occurring have brought him very forcibly before the public. Once he suddenly developed a mania for photography. He 'made "aht" studies, had his wife sit for portraits fit being Somers, tooj. Then came the brilliant idea that he would photograph the Hudson by moonlight, and he executed the project masterfully. What were the other inducements besides moonlight on the Hudson, no one asked, they were not required in his explanation. One month. Again-he entered society and attended various functions on the post. His mania was short-lived, though, for when he submitted a permit to dine with a gentle-man at Highland Falls, and it afterward came out that said gentleman had been dead five years-well, you can imagine what the Com did to the permit. SANTSCHI, EUGENE, JR . . .Salt Lake City, Utah KISKID Corporal, A. B., B. A. Far from the savage West came to us this uncouth Mormon, leaving his many wives to the mercies of somebody. His propensities all lie along the lines of politics, and he is never happier than when organizing a graft or engineering a deal to do somebody. He has accomplished much by his eloquent tongue, for he ,is endowed with a wonderful gift of metaphor and simile more forcible than elegant, which he has used to great effect. But lately his pet schemes have been bucked and now he chafes under the ignominy of the title, "Deposed Politician." Nevertheless, he has not been idle, for since'that time he- has shed a dazzling brilliance on many a scene in our history-particularly the Hundredth Night performance, where he functioned as electrician. This is not his only connection with the stage, either, for Ski and De Wolf Hopper are bosom cronies. The Mormon put on a show for Hopper in Brooklyn last fall. ' 85 SCOFIELD, SETH W. .. ....... ..Stamford, Conn. KKSCOH 4 Clean Sleeveg A. B. Here we have a persistent pedestrian. Sco is one of those tactical pets who can confidently count on a few tours every semester. Constitutionally averse to unneces- sary labor, the goats have long claimed him as their own. Nevertheless, he is considerable of a tenthoid, and the tenths he loses, though many, have ,to be pried from him with a crow-bar by his instructors. But it is as a platoon driver that Sco is most prominent. On the days of large hops one sees him, attending an obese, bald individual, leading a bevy of girls from the Castle School, turned loose for a real West Point hop as a sort of for-a-good-girl reward. He recruits enough caydets from Company Swish for partners and then a grand drawing is held for femmes. Talk about your lotteries! Of course, some chaps get horribly stung, but then, justice prevails in the fact that the poor femmes are taking just as big a chance as the caydets. ' SELBIE, WILLIAM ELIOT ...Deadwood, S. D. UBILII' HFRANKH Corporal, Marksmang Outdoor Meet CID3 Howitzer CID. Definition:-The modulus of tenthional elasticity is the force necessary to separate one-tenth from one cadet. In the cas-e of Selbie, this is about twenty-nine million pounds: Yes, we hate to confess it, but Bill is certainly tenacity itself when it comes to hanging on to tenths. And yet that isn't the worst of Bill-it's that even after the instructor has amputated the said diezmo, Bill continues fto howl lugubriously in a manner fit to make all the famous tenthoids of antiquity turn in their graves and esteem themselves mere Fauntley Millers in comparison. Bill gives a regular performance every recitation, but when the P. is in the room, then he gives an evening performance and souvenir matinee combined that puts anything Venus Horton ever did in that line yearling year completely the shade. This bashful boy is the one who once had the crust to tell P. Fiebeger that he loaded a king-post bridge on top of the king-post for preference. 86 SHEISD, WILLIAM EDGAR. , . ........ . . .Danvil1e, Ill. KCPODOFY Clean Sleeve. I El Senor Don Guillermo Eduardo Podo Shedo de la Ciudad de Danville, Illinois, una cosita mas porque and at your service. Podo's chief asset is that countenance, at once childlike and bland. It always wears an air of prosperity, even if he has lost a whole unit. We feel sure that he would wear it if he were availing himself of the bankruptcy law. He has in a high degree the art of saying the least in the most words and saying it often. He has used' this with such telling effect on his various instructors that he is still getting "all the wheat except the shuck"-which means that he will toy with bridges and bending moments along with Iirn Steese and the rest of the boys in the nrst section' until the bench breaks, but unlike them Cslow musicj he will have no white piping along his red stripe. Cheer up, Podol From an artistic standpoint it's worthless, anyway. SNYDER, FREDERICK STORY ......... ....... . . .Brooklyn, N. Y. USCHNITZH "FAT" ' Acting Sergeantg Marksrnang A. B. ' S-nitz was reincarnated from ua little brown jug, but so far in this life has not aspired so high. His general resemblance to the Mellin's Food article tenderly reared and properly cared for leads one to suspect Cmerely from appearances, mindj that he was brought up on sterilized, pasteurized, peptonized, condensed and modified milk. Further investigation will doubtless prove that there is an error somewhere- probably. you've assumed the wrong value for Zo, Mister Snyder-and-that means three tenths, to say the- very least. He is passionately fond of horses-particularly polo ponies-and the tender way in which he beats Chesapeake around the flats-1s almost pathetic. His taste runs to canines also, and the surest way to his affections is to ask: "Aw, Schneider, don't you want to buy a dawg?" 87 SOMERS, RICHARD H. .. ...........,... ..Monroeville, N. I, HCINCINNATUSH Clean Sleeve. ' Cincinnatus was found, like the other of the name, guiding his plow, but, unlike his predecessor of ancient times, he was not careful about where he did itg in conse- quence he spent many years in the fastnesses of time-honored New Jersey. For him, removal to West Point was a deliverance, the prosaic, matter-of-fact military life suited the prosaic, matter-of-fact unmilitary Richard, down to the ground. Yes, Richard is the personification of all that is staid and humdrumg truly, there is no other like him. The absence of anything even faintly suggesting the imaginative may be held accountable for the fact that no one ever saw him surrounded by visions of loveliness all talking at once and abstracting his bell-buttons. Perhaps he is shy, in which case, oh, guardian angel, please get busy, for his coy nature may appeal for sympathy and the protective instinct in some strong-minded woman, and Cincinnatus will have to demonstrate what he knows about making beds and sweeping Hoors for the rest of his days. SPENCER, THOMAS CHARLES ......... . . .Wewahitchkau Fla. KIGOATJJ . Clean Sleeve, Marksman. A Goat was born and brought up in Wewahitchka, Florida, but as he was utterly unable to learn to spell thename of his native town-we used the atlas-he decided to come to West Point to worry the Academic Board. And he has worried them, all right. Any time nanyoneesaid "Examination," old Goat would jump up and say, "Where is it? Lemme take it." Of course, that is an exaggeration, because the Goat 'always did his durndest to dead-beat them, but that is the way it rnusthave seemed to 'the Pfsg every time they held one of th'ose little five-hour seances, Cadet Spencer, T. C. was among those present' Yet the-Goat has always managed to stay about onejurnp ahead of the axe, and his diploma-we nearly called it a goatskin- will be just as good as that of even the most successful tenthoid. 88 STAVER, ROY Boccisss .... .......... ..... ..... . . . Chicago, Ill. 5 - KIMICK7! B CCorporalg Sergeant, Manager Baseball Team, A. B.g B. A., Cheer Leader C45g "But lo! there is much talk 'withoutf' Naturally, here is Staver, A professed misogynist, he was the source of great grief to his friends when he went to First Class Camp, for he took all the thirty-seven known degrees in fussing as well as some others not down in the books. Mick has been on the map continuously since the day of the Juliettes-the fertile isle delineated in his countenance, though, has been on the map much longer. He has been among the foremost of our heroes in deeds of greatness, and in the language of a con- temporary Cwho shall remain nameless5, we can't see his finish even in retrospect. He is the on-ly man in the Corps who receives "blue letters" from his mother. This is a true bill-we have his word for it. ' STEESE, j'AMEs GORDON ....... Mt. Holly Springs, Pa. CKJIMD! HJ'AIL1EJ! 'Corporalg Sergeantg Acting-Sergeant, Lieutenantg Hop Manager C253 Howitzer, Assistant Editor C35Q Business Manager C455 Star C15 C25 C35 C455 B. A.3 Toasted "Furlough," Furlough Banquet. . Methodical James-a firm advocate of the principle, "Maximum amount accom- plished with the minimum labor." He has upheld his belief in this on many occasions, but on one of particular note. By an ingenious method he arranged his hours of instruction, accomplishing the maximum amount with the minimum labor, and suc- ceeded in so thoroughly confusing the tac that the latter was forced to call for help. When it came, he asked in faint tones if the thing before him was a perpetual calendar or a Chinese puzzle. Jim believes, among other things, in working thelplace for all it 1S worth, and to this end once drew a retained permit to dine at Highland Falls on Sundays. The only pleasantry he has ever indulged in was that of breaking his mantle with his rifle, in which the rifle came out so far to the blink that the ordnance charges were 34.71. . 89 SULLIVAN, JOHN STEPHEN ............ ...Opelousas, La. "JOHN L." Clean Sleeveg A. B. ' Though staggering under the appellation of John L., he differs from the original in several well-marked particulars. As a plebe, by attending the' summer Y. M. C. A-. meetings regularly, he attracted the attention of Daddy Gibson and Deacon Guthrie, who recommended him as promising material for the Northfield convention. His work at Northfield is now so well known to us all as to make any detailed description of it unnecessary. He is a iirm believer in the Red Cross Society and thinks that it should establish a school similar to and not far distant from West Point. During First Class Camp he established a new Academy record for hops and band concerts with, and if everything goes well expects to get even shortly after graduation with some of his friends who have been sending him wedding invitations, expressing the hope "that Mr. Sullivan can be present." a,..u SULTAN, DAN Isoivi. . . ................. . . . .Oxford, Miss. HDI!! ffSULU!J Corporal, Acting Sergeant, Football C35 C455 Marksman, Indoor Meet C15 C25 C35 C453 Outdoor Meet C15 C25 C35 C455 Football HA." Both Di and his wife hail from Mississippi, which is one bond between them, and, as far as we know, that is all the goods and chattels they possess. Built on the lines of a low, broad tower, Di has a moment to resist. overturning that has defied the efforts of the leading football teams of the country to upset him. He takes great delight in smearing the nice college boys who come here with all- American reputations as centers. To vary the pleasure of upending them, Di races the ends down on kicks and is always there or thereabouts when the would-be runner is brought to earth. For three years Dan paddled around in ranks, the Com made him last June, and Dan dead-beated buck touiit in First Class Camp, He always dead- beated the 'skin book, so in September Di was dressing in squads once more. 90 Hagration in a benzine refinery TEALL, EDWARD HALL ............ ........ . . .Little Falls, N. Y. "HERK1E" HEDDIEM Sergeant, Marksmang Choir C4jg Hundredth Night Chorus Cgj. Herkie lived among us for two years and never a suspicion crossed our minds as to his true character. But one day all was revealed. He was an agent for a Herkimer County cheese factoryt Whereupon his friends immediately left him and the Com made him. Later the Corn reversed the operation with his usual-"Buck thou wast- to buck returnestf' He made an effort to have this cut on the right a full- page reproduction of himself wheeling the baby carriage, but the Board heard of it in time and put on the necessary quietus. "Forewarned is-" We forbear to repeat. He insisted, however, on some notice being taken of his sole accomplishment, so it was inserted on another page. . - 9l TAYLOR, JAMES G .... Pennsylvania Corporal, Company Q. M. Sergeant Lieutenant Duruy neglects to state whether Von Moltke had a brick top but anyway, we are convinced that Red jeremy is his reincarnation The masterly way that he handled Honest Iohn's battery the day Willie Pickle beat the Blues, is bound to go down to posterity as an example of true military genius The very idea of pursuing a flying cavalry column with one Held piece along a trail three feet nine inches wide, across a mountain and three or four streams, is really staggering It could not have occurred to anyone but Jeremy Perhaps because of this great feat, or perhaps on account of the color scheme, Jeremy is going to take the Artillery When he togs himself out in uniform with one of those crimson lined cape things gracefully thrown back over his shoulders, he is surely going to loom up on the horizon like a con THORPE, TRUMAN DARBY. . , . .' ...... . . .SacramentO, C31- "ST1FF1E" Corporal, First Sergeant. ' His name is Truman, so we gleefully dub him Stifiie. He is acknowledged as the most stupendous bluff of the class. For two long years he had the Com in a trance, and was successively a high-ranking corp and thenla first sergeant. Stiffie never sharpened a quill in his life, and most of his wakmg hours are .spent asleep, as Mick Staver would say, yet Stiffie was neck and neck with the biggest qu1lls and might to-day sport a pair of four-barred chevrons Yes, that if. . Well, 3113? way, Stiffie found himself on the blacklist with all his pals and accomplices, and h1S career as a makefcame to a sharp, abrupt end. However, he survived the Jolt very well, and finds life just as pleasant as a simple toter of a fusil as he would as one of the Big Six. WADSWORTH, LELAND JR ..A1T1SfIC1'Cl3.1Tl, N. Y. ' C I 7 7 VVADDIE Acting Sergeant. Waddy was at one time very shy. It was extremely noticeable, and was the cause of much suffering and misery on the part of a great many persons-the femmes on the post in particular felt quite bitter about it. But he overcame it-probably by bearing in mind that old "Advice to Correspondents," "Adopt an easy and pleasing manner, especially toward ladies." At any rate, he has improved so greatly that now he feels perfectly atfhome in the most elite circles. He has wonderful control of himself, however, and once on the practice march refrained from spooning for seven- teen consecutive hours. He plays polo,with a style-so they say-that' is all his own. His effort to convert himself into an ,interpolation is so well known as to render unnecessary any further account of it. 92 q WAC-NER, I-IAYDEN W AITE .................. . . .De Kalb, Ill. "I-IANTZH "FATTY" Corporalg Sergeantg Lieutenantg Baseball C2D C3D C4Dg Marksmang Outdoor Meet CID C2D C35 C45SHA,vBHSCb21H- Hantz is the author of that celebrated historical romance entitled "Io663 or, Richard Coeur de Lion, Duke of Burgundy." The book has been read with great pleasure by lovers of English history, and many favorable endorsements have been received. Prominent among them is that of Lord Winchester, of the Vincent Shotguns: A'This little pamphlet has given me much pleasure. Never have I seen a writer so ignorant of his subject. He is almost sufficiently unfamiliar with it to write an article for a magazine." The book is designed primarily for the use of cadets of the United States Militarv Academy. For sale at the Cadet Store. Price, 34.83 Cand cheap at that.D. Hantz has a happy faculty of having his relatives marry at the proper intervals, at which time he applies for a leave-and gets it. He has had so many that in this respect he reminds one of a tree. WATKINS, LEWIS I-I .... ...... ................ F r anklin, Tenn. "JUMBO" "WAT, HTOTEM POLEH Corporalg Sergeant-Majorg Adjutantg Football C2Dg Marksmang Indoor Meet CID C2D C'3D3Outdoor Meet CID fC2D C3D C4Dg "A," Football Recordg Star CID C2D. "The Officer of the Guard shall wear the uniform of the battalion"-Par. 69 g. Blue Book. Compliance with the above is the one thing that has made Jumbo famous. He made the necessary changes throughout the day, and when the battalion went to bed he was found walking the area in his pajamas. Faithful Jumbo! To see him dis- guised in careful timidity, swaying from side to side like a bashful school girl, as he reads the orders, leaves an impression as lasting and imperishable as one of his own skins. His propensities lie not alone in a military way-in the stern perpetration of his duty-but he is also agleaner among the tenths-and one of no little repute. In fact, the instructor's "Mr, Watkins does it that way" has become the "Well done, thou good, and so forth," of the first section. ' 93 WHEELER WALTER RAYMOND . . . . . .Oswe O N. Y. 8' i RONEUR GENERAL JOE" The best goods come in small packages however, so does poison. Take your choice As a scrapper Walter is the good goods the leading pugilist of the class, he delights in mixing it up with other bantams and increasing the attendance at sick-call. He made a declded faux pas when he called out his captain, for he thereby sewed up four months on the area and missed all the football games first class year. Walter is a deep student of Napoleon and of nothing else There is very little of the great conquerors life that is hidden from him and if Walter had only been alive around 1812 to advise the emperor Duruy would not have to shed so many tears over that portion of French history Walter was a corporal wanst-he was rayjuced since, but mvir moind he was a corporal wanst as Mulvaney used to say. Never mlncl Mr Wheeler dont be discouraged if you have been reduced, keep on being military and you will be made a s rgeant some day." WATSON, HENRY LEE. . . .... . . . ...... . . .New York, N. Y. FSNEPH!7 HMA!! ' ' Corporal, Company Q. M. Sergeant, Sergeant, Lieutenant. Some chaps have a deuce of a time deciding what branch of the service most needs their uplifting efforts, but not so with Neph. He chose the Cavalry for his long before any yearling corp got the chance to make him pull in'his chin. Accordingly, beginning with the long and short varieties in the gymnasium, plebe year, he has boned horse asleep and awake ever since. Perhaps some one told him long ago that yellow would be becoming to his classic style of beauty, or else he has a constitutional dislike to walkingfanyway, he is to-day one of our .leading exponents of the equestrian art. He talks horse, thinks ,horse and has even developed a little horse sense and a faint liking for red horse. "Cadet-Watson would like to see the polo squad in the North sally-port." CSD Swish. 94 ' VVTJITE, CHARLES H. . . .......... . . .Massachusetts "BLANco', Clean Sleeve, Marksman. - Wliite is not usually regarded as a neutral tint, but, by Iove! ours is. He came here with the rest of the bunch, but no one, not even the Skin List, knew he was here until some one started out to investigate the hendish, never-ceasing wails from a liute that were driving the other Swishites to frenzy one winter. He was the giddy Orpheus. Then came some more years of oblivion while Charley lay in his soft, warm wallow, out of sight, but, unfortunately, not out of sound, till suddenly in first class September, he burst into prominence by shooting up to the hrst section in History with a handful of tenths. Then we all saw what a busy little speckoid we had overlooked, and we became more or less accustomed to his daily trances in the section room, when, with glazed eye and mechanically clicking jaw, he reproduced for us page after page of Duruy-B. S. tie-ups and all. WILDER, THROOP MARTIN ............ ........ A uburn, N. Y. ' "THRooP" Corporalg Acting Sergeantg Corresponding Secretary Y. M. C. A. Czb 3 A. B.g B. A. Throop has had more catch-as-catch-can bouts with the Academic Board than any mah in the class. He has been turned out for the exam by every department except Professor Perley's Department of Military Hygiene. Around the end of December and May Throop stops spooning, begins to look fatigued, and neglects to chop his beard off oftener than once a week. Those are the signs that he is from five to fifty units dee in three or four subjects, and that he has begun to bone. On the Wednesday and Saturday preceding the exam, Throop dons his dress-coat and calls on all the Mrs. P.'s, at the Com's and at the Supe's, and on the feminine members of the Tactical Department. Having thus done everything that mortal caydet could do, he takes the exams with a light heart, and his P.S'ing invariably pulls him through. Thus Throop and Paul Larned have ever been our very efiicient anchors, and have prevented many wrecks in the semieannual -Academic tempests. 95 - - - WYMAN, CHARLES LLOYD. . . . . . . . ..... . .Pa1nesv1lle, Ohio Corporal3.Sergeant5 Lieutenantg Marksmang Choir CID C25 C31 -C4DQ Howitzer, Hundredth Nightg Chorus CID CZDQ Cast C3j C4Dg Northfield Delegation C4j. ..E.fli"ff"'.f' it? Screw's chief claim to distinction hes in the fact that he, more than any other one person, 1S responsible for the foundmg of the S. S. Quartette. It was basely con- Z J ceived and bassly executed. His perverse and discontented 1nd1v1du.ahsm lt IS that must be held responsible for the sounds at once unnecessary and. disagreeable with which he sees fit to pester his defenceless fellow creatures. This theory rejected, Qii? -4.jfj we don't know to Just what it should be lard. He has some standing as an author, and when his effort on "G. Washington as a Second Lieutenant" appeared, he was quite I overwhelmed by offers from the leading magazines asking for artlcles-also, by requests from admiring lady friends for his pict-ure. 'Have you seen any of his latest likenesses? We are told that they all depict him with harp and halo Cthe latter badly crackedj. ie4 -r1,,7v .n . -wwf. ia- , 4-". 2 5 rf- fa 5511 ' ..:c, 61? c YOUNT, BARTON ICYLE. . . . , . . . . . . . . ........ . .Troy, Ohio "BoLTY,' "YoUNTY', Clean Sleeveg Hop Manager C3j C413 Choir CID C21 C31 C4jg Hundredth Night Chorus CID Cajg Cast C35 C4D. We feel that this is an excellent opportunity to lay before the public the details of an awful crime, which has come Cunofficiallyb to our notice. Have any of you, by chance, lost your diamond tiaras or sunbursts? Has the family plate been tampered with? You will very proba-bly hnd it in the hiding places of the Yount- Rogers combine-that great burglar trust, whose motto is "One-half," The thing came to light through the utter failure of a plan to kidnap the Willipus Wallapus and the Hustling Lizzie, with the idea of selling them for old iron. Bolty does tricks with his Xoice, and has many times sung, "Whe1l Kate and I Were Coming Through the Rye so tenderly that nervous old ladies would be quite overcome and have to be taken from the room. 96 l l l l i i l l ll l I ' ! PREMATURE GRADUATES J I ALDIREDGE, EAVERS P. ANCRUB1, CALHOUN ANNEAR, EDGAR H. BELL, JOHN H. CLARK, BRUCE E. COWL, PIARRY C. CREA, HARRY B. DUDLEY, BRAINARD J. EVERSOLE, JAMES G. FARNVELL, GEORGE W. FOX, GEORGE F. GARIQISON, WILLIAM H., JR. HALL, BURKE S. HAMILTON, HAL A. LANSINGER, :HAROLD C. 1X4ACEVEE'1'Y, JOHN A. MCARDLE, ROBT. J. MCCASKILL, WILLIAM C. MCMICEIAEL, JACK R. MILLER, HUGO F. NIILLIKEN, MARTIN H. NIOSES, EALY J. MURPHY, FRANK H. NAGLE, FRANK S.. JR. - NEXVMANI, RICHARD D GSTERI-IGUT, GEORGE H JR PERRIN, WILLIAM F. PETERSON, MARTIN N. PIPKIN, PHILLIID H. PRINCE, FREDERICK A RAY, THOMAS H. ROESCH, THEODORE A. SCOTT, HOMER SEYBOLT, ARTHUR STEDMAN, CALVIN A. STEWART, THOMAS D. TANDY, BLANTON XV. TOMPKINS, LLOYD L., VAN KEUREN, CHARLES H XIOORHIES, JEAN S. VVARDER, WALTER B. XNATSON, EDWIN M. VVILDE, JOHN W. WILSON, EMMETT C. VVOLLANK, RUDOLPIAI E XAIOOD, OLIVER S. VVOODXVARD, ROBT. S. Total, 47. Lt HREF. successive Howitzcrs have set forth the history of our struggle through plebe, year- ling and second class years. Therefore, it is not the purpose of this sketch to narrate again the incidents of our cadet days, but rather to endeavor to fol- low the Class of 1907 through the Academy, pointing out the infiuences that have Worked to transform it from an aggre- gation of civilians to the fin- ished product-a VVest Point graduating class. The trans- - formation has been so great, so thorough, that the influences must have been potent, and they were, for the principal ones were the intangible and yet no less real forces of the Spirit of the Corps and the Genius of Wfest Point. From every corner of this broad land, one day, now nearly four years ago, one hundreds and sixty young Americans were bending their steps North, East, South and VVest to the shores of the Hudson. They were a most democratic body of young men. All ranks, from the boy who left his self-supporting toil to grasp the greater opportunity Fortune cast in his way, to the chap who was annoyed because valets were proscribed at VVest Point-all these were represented in the crowd of IN PLEBE, CAMP civilians who reported to the Adjutant on that wet in our civilian lives. Before the unfamiliar reveille had and dismal June day. Filled with gleaned from "Chevrons" and 'WVon at Wfest Point," they were ready to rush over to Cullum that night to allow a few damsels to fall in love with them, or to relieve the Cadet Adjutant of the worry of taking parade the next day. Alas, for the disillusionment of youth! Fifteen minutes after report- ing, whatever distinctions had existed among us disappeared under the moist disfigurement of the ponchos we drew, and our passage through the mill that grinds slow. but exceedingly hne, had begun. The first influences to work upon us were destructive. The initial days in Beast Barracks utterly destroyed old habits of procrastination, even long-es- tablished ideas of propriety-a re- cruit's is not a refined job-and com- pletely wiped out every atom of self- confidence we ever possessed. In their place were forced upon us iron ideas of discipline, inculcated principally through a never-ceasing repetition of the fact that we, beasts, were the low- est ranking of the rungs of a ladder whose next rung was at infinity above beautiful' ideas twice called us from our well-earned rest, we were fairly P Ai SECTION IN ENGLISH us. The value of time was taught to us by cramming in the grip of the system that was to make over our very into a mere twenty-four hours the events of a week souls. 99 The hammer that rough-forged and shaped our nascent military careers was Captain, now Major, James K. Thompson. No officer in charge of new cadets ever had a clearer conception of the sterner virtues needed in the makeup of a West Pointer, his definite ideas he applied to us with a vigor contrasting strangely with the coddling tenderness that on one occasion since marked the recruit instruction of new cadets. The harshness of his methods was then deeply execrated, but now we are truly grate- ful that we were brought up Linder his stentorian voice and grim discipline and not under the piping rising inflec- tion and bless-the-little-dear methods of later years. R Convinced of our utter inefficiency, we were sent to camp, where a less rigid regime allowed us to recover part of our equipoise. There in plebe camp we were for the first time part of the Corps-we began to realize what it meant in truth and loyalty and honor to be one of that gallant brotherhood. It was our fortune to be in camp with two classes whose standard in all that touched the Corps was conspicuously high-from them our growing' class-consciousness and class-spirit received an impress that tended always toward the good. That was morally. Physically, the fierce tasks that fell to our lot hardened us day by day, made us known to work and more than once made us intimately acquainted with exhaustion. Plebes, however, are more or less dumb in their suffering, but their suffering is none the ,less real for their silence. Thus, we early learned to hide our misery, for we were soon filled with a sullen pride which carried us on through struggles, physical and mental, that a few months before would have segmed overwhelming. Books make character. Cnr books now absorbed us and left their mark on our characters. Cursed is the memory of the departed Charles Smith, of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, but with us yet are the convolutions in our brains furrowed by a pursuit of knowledge under his tutelage. He caused us many sleepless nights, but he started us in the way of logical thinking that allowed us later to calmly face our instructors with only the meager premises gleaned from our enunciations as starting- points from which to proceed to marvelous deductions. Stumbling along then, with our eyes on the difficult ground we traversed, we could not see whither all this work tended. Some of our band lost hope-they 4 . 5 , I AT ST. LOUIS resignedg others lacked strength-the Academic Board did for them. Wfhen our first year's labors ended, forty men had been dropped from our rolls. Clos- ing in to fill the blank files, we pushed on-a hasty tear for the departed and the whirl of quick succeeding events initiative. Wfith recognition came a changeg the realiza- tion of it brought a reaction that carried us to the other extreme. Wfe thought that now we occupied the center of the stage! Severe checks from unsympathetic tactical officers and efficient file-closers somewhat rudely dis- CORPORALS IN YEARLING CAMP cast them as dim, regretted memories to the rear. Thus camerour plebe June. Twelve months had sufficed to change us from irre- sponsible boys to preternaturally grave, unnaturally self- controlled machines, checking every impulse, killing all turbed our dreams of greatness, but nevertheless our self-confidence was allowed to grow, and the more humiliating signs of our plebe serfdom disappeared. Wfith the second class on furlough, and the first class too biisy contemplating its own greatness to bother much with us, our self-assertiveness, and, must we add, our conceit grew apace. A number of our classmates began to exercise a limited authority. Thirty were no less than cadet corporals! As they adjusted themselves to their positions and we others to obeying orders from our equals, we learned a new lesson. Obedience to our seniors had seemed a natural if not always cheerful duty, obedience to our equals seemed an absurd and unmanly imposition. But we had to learn the bitter lesson, and discipline was the gainer. Moreover, a corporal here and there had too exalted an idea of his position, and it was necessary to check him in the interests of good-fellowship and har- mony. Here, then, was the beginning of class unity. Exhausting attempts to master an abstruse branch of mathematics, furious efforts to learn the French lan- A SUMMER AFTERNOON JULY THE FOURTH guage, long hours spent standing in the Drawing Acad- emy, long hours of drill, of study, of haste-this night- mare is called Yearling September. Here we learned. to concentrate our thoughts and our efforts, to make the most of our time and-to go without sleep. The hand of adversity now took part in the molding of our characters. Desperately we fought, a losing, heartbreaking fight, and the despair of it was that in too many cases- the fiercest efforts seemed without result. Three months of living under pressure, baffled by our elusive grasp of descrip- tive geometry, brought us to the crisis-general review- in a very demoralized condition. Struggling with an 5 . Q THE AREA OF BARRACKS actively malignant department, we never had a chance, fifty-six men took the examination, and eleven of these were lost to the class. V In plebe year men were lost whom we had not grown to know well, we regretted them, but they had not sufficiently impressed themselves on the class to make us miss them long. In yearling year we lost 111611 we had grown to know and like. Their loss was deeply felt. Once more we closed in and shoulder to shoulder ad- vanced, our hearts, like soldiers' in the field, a little harder for this sight of our own dead. If yearling year begins as a night1nare, it is brought to a close in a trance that lasts five months. Was there work? studies? drills? Ofcourseg we are discussing life at VVest Point. Yes, work went on as usualg calculus worried usp Spanish confused us, drawing annoyed us, but we heeded not. Our souls we had projected into that future time of joy-furlough, our feet stumbled unheeded among the grosser impediments of the hour. Did time pass quickly or slowly? 'Who knows? Once that day came which saw our deliverance, the past was forgotten, it became but as a night where we had groped till the blessed light of freedom near blinded us with its unfamiliar effulgence. Two years of our cloistered life had been passed com- pletely out of touch with the world, consequently, while in most respects we had grown older, more serious, more manly, as regards knowledge of the world we were mere WINTER SPORT children. Wfe had now a chance, in the ten weeks of mingling with outside influences, to rub off the corners our rigid training had developed. Furlough served this purpose, but we remember it only as the happiest period of our lives. VVe realized that this was the last time us once more in harness, with a bit of our furlough slouch and all of our post-furlough grouch. VVe came back to realize, through the joy of seeing again the comrades we had missed during the summer, how close the bonds of friendship already knit us man to man. More gloomily, .Melee AUGUST TWENTY-EIGHTH when we would be free as irresponsible boys, and we avidly seized the chance to drain the cup of pleasure to the last drop. joy is the spur that drives time East. August twenty- eighth came two or three days after July Fourth, to find we came back to realize that two long, hard years sepa- rated us still from the day of days-our graduation. Hence we faced the dreary future with sullen hearts, envious of the first classmen already discounting june, cyni- cally contemptuous of the yearlings dreaming of furlough. THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM' The proverbial second class course opened to our gaze a broader horizon Our studies heretofore had been very narrow in their scope, and consequently had had a nar- rowing influence on us. The less restricted fields of natural science allowed our minds to develop along other, broader lines. Our studies were not so avaricious of our time, as in the previous year, we had sufficient for outside reading. Many of us in ,this period cultivated an intimate acquaintance with the masters of literature, and they helped us to counteract the undoubted contract- ing effect that the precise system of the Academy has upon individualities. Another influence we encountered at this time which tended toward broad-minded culture was the lectures of Colonel Larned on Art, and our glimpse of the treasures of the Metropolitan Museum. These were factors which must be recognized as of great importance in our development. Unfortunately, too little time could be devoted to the lectures and to our one hasty visit to the Museum to enable them to have the value they deservedg their importance lay in that they in- dicated to us a realm of whose very existence many of us up to then had not even a dim conception, a realm whose A PRACTICAL JOKE Bs-. , , CAVALRY DRILL enchanting vistas called to us to come and learn to grow amid their beauties. The plebe looks forward to recognition, the yearling to furlough, the first classman to graduation, but the second classman sees only a Weary succession of days and weeks and months-there is nothing joyous for him in the pros- pect. Tortured by memories of the happiness of his furlough, lacking the stimulus of eager anticipation of future pleasure, it can almost be said of him that he is dead to ambition and lost to fear. His one keen concern is to make time pass quickly, he is now not so much an active participant in life as he is a weary, detached observer, Ending nothing so interesting in a,, day as its end. - J Second class year, then, if it indicated to us the expan- sion that is an essential of culture, did not bring to us any great degree of happiness. Past and forgotten was the boyish exuberance of our yearling days, While the arrogant content of our first class days was still hidden behind the veil of the future. A long Spring dragged itself to a weary close, and another graduation, holding only cursory interest for us, came to find us utterly ignorant and unexpectant of the great change that would soon creep over our spirits, our minds and our hearts. Camp Schofield was yet young when the realization that we had begun our last year, that our graduation was at last in sight, served to drive from us the indifference that had so long possessed us. lfVest Point suddenly be- came a most pleasant spot, our roseate mood colored nj LIGHT BATTERY even Nature with brighter tints. Everything seemed to combine to make our life more enjoyable than ever before. Even the restraint that had so long been irksome seemed to be relaxed, and in great measure it really was, for we found more freedom, especially from the petty annoy- ances that make up nine-tenths of a cadet's hell, than we had ever known. This was truly a period of mirth and light-heartedness, when we all of us seemed to drop the weight of three years of toil and become cheerful lads again. As the thinning of the cocoon presages the emergence of the chrysalis, so the diminution of our petty worries heralded the coming of our emancipation. NVe learned the great difference there is in drilling when one is in ranks, mechanically conforming to the movements, and when one is in command keenly alive to the requirements of one's position. We learned to feel that we were sol- diers, as we galloped in advance of a troop or brought a battery into action, hnding a pleasure in applying the lore of the Drill Manuals that we had never known in learn- ing it. Our increased responsibilities, together with the habits of command acquired in our last year, came to round off all our previous training. Wfe had long obeyed, having learned obedience, the sweets of command had a peculiar relish for us. As with drills, so with our books. From September of this last year of ours we realized vividly that we were destined for the profession of arms. Formerly our studies had been general, we now came to the particular branches, for which the others had been only preparatory, which would give us the knowledge we would afterwards apply in our work. It was vastly stimulating to know that we were not studying now merely to prepare step- ping-stones to other subjects, but that we had come to the very subjects whose principles we would need afterwards in our profession. Of course, other influences, many of them, touched us during our passage through the Academy. There were the influences of men, of whom it has been our fortune to know some sterling gentlemen, there were the influ- ences of women, of whom it has been our happiness to know some who were "the best the beneficent God e'er sent to bless undeserving man." Grateful, indeed, for all the good that has ever affected us, we have come to a realization that we are men who will soon take up men's work and duties in the profes- sion for which we have so arduously prepared. That thought brings no tinge of sadness or regret. Like ath- letes who have long trained for the contest, we eagerly await the hour that will send us into the arena, ready for the struggle that will prdve our mettle, the struggle that will show if all these influences have molded us into nothing less than all that is called for in the words, "A Graduate of Wfest Point." ' is -fe if ' " "L a ff- if ff . ,GZ . Sf' 51 f V ., . f 'F' ff -Q rf. gl" ig ua -.5 ,-ZL ',,1fjf,f,, if- 1, -lg api: :.w-v-1- 1-.fs ., ,. r ,. -.. . 1- -H, 4 . if K-4-J' gif. -'ah 42, af 1,-. ' - ., 9, -. rg..-.v . ..g f ,L-as 4, - :W ,. ,,. .. L , - 44, . sn, ,.,,,, me 2- gr' iff ,- 41 ' 5 .vf "Y af,-. - ' f. -i-. J-- 'I 'fu ' A, . wg H I 5,2 .s, .'-. ' ,nah ns Look. my children I This is Artl Watch out. maiden, for your heart l An admiral of Russia, if you please. I must beg don't ask me why- Matthew vi," See the youth and maiden fair Sitting, on an evening rare, ln the shade where such are wont to spoon. Can you guess what he is saying? l His identity hetrayingl- l'd make reply. " Solomon was not arrayed like one of these." " Oh, myl oh, myl Just see that moon From the village ' -7- of the bean T ON Came this youth ' Q of simple rnien, B E D Once a resident -iff:-S I on elite Beacon Street E S ' Though we know N' his V V he's F. F. B., Q Still in ranks, A , - gi - we ask in glee: ,' If jeg, 4 H Shall l keep abreast V . - A of him or of his feet? ' I he fi .. 029' , 'G , z .v I 1 'hs' f f. -.44 ' .. Q ,. -pw - . K.. , 1 , 3 X t 3 ..,4, . xx 4 N E t X t X 1 Q R .R I X X x X , X ..,-- ' Q.. I , s N., f O If IOS dw Observe this shy, retiring youth- One of Roberts own, forsooth. How those clothes his figure trim adorn I See that wrinkled, ruflied brow! Listenll Can't'you ' And now this dainty charmer- A quondam Georgia farmer- Rushing for the half-past midnight train. U it does n't run "-oh, what a blow l- On Sundays now, you ought to know." Our friend whols next depicted With grossness sore afflicted, From class formation once was absent hived To the section room he hurried, And announced, in accents worried, hear him'now ?- " Leggings won't- l mean they will be wom.' So hell have to hurry up the hill again. 109 Saluting as he spoke: U Sir, l've arrived." ,,, ,-, X .1 xv, f , A, , , CLASS OF l908 I I0 Nxxhllflffg YELL O0-00! RAH ! RAH ! U. S. M. A. 1908! 1908! 1908! coL0R DARK BLUE HOP MANAGERS - NATIIAN CRARY SHIVERICK ' I'1ENRY FAVIRFAX AYRES SIMON BOLIVAR BUCKNER, JR. HARVEY DOUGLAS PIIGLEY LEIGHTON WILSON HAZLEHURST, JR. EMILE VICTOR CUTRER ATI-lLET!C REPRESENTATIVE ENOCI1 B ARTON GAREY ll 1 Q ATKISSON, EARL JAMES... ............ Fowler, California AVERY, RAY LONGFELLONV .... Manchester, New Hampshire AYRES, I'IENRY FAIRFAX ...... Jefferson Barracks, Missouri EFT? aaa REQ R BAILEY, AGINRD HYDE. . . BAIRD. CLAIR WARREN. .. .. BAKER, LESTER DAVID ....... . . . . .Benton Harbor, Michigan .Punxatawney, Pennsylvania . . . . .BridgepOrt, Connecticut BARI-:ER, WILLIAM ALIBROSE .............. Astoria, Oregon BEAVERS, GEORGE NVASHINGTON, JR .... Brooklyn, New York BONESTEEL, CHARLES HARTWELL .... Plattsburg, New York BOUT-ON, ARTHUR IEDVVARD ...... BOXVEN, GEORGE CLEVELAND ..... Columbia, South Carolina BRONVN, JOHN IQIMBALL ............. Jackson, Minnesota BUCICNER, SIMON BOLIVAR, X Trumansburg, New York JR .... ....... R io, Kentucky BURNS, JAMES HENRY ........ ...Pawling, New York C1-IANEY, JAMES EUGENE... COINER, RICHARD TIDE ..... COTTON, ROBERT CHRISTIE. .. . . . .Cl1aney, Maryland . . .TacOrna, VVashingtOn . . . .QuinCy, Missouri COULTER, HALVOR GEIGUS... ..... Ogden, Utah CREA, HARRY BOWERS ..... CULLUM, ERNEST GRovE... . . . .Decatur, Illinois . . . . . .Atl1ens, Ohio CUMMINS, RICHARD EDGAR ....... ..Glend.ive, Montana CUNNINGI-IAM, JAMES IIUTCHINGS. ...... Gloucester, Mass. CURRY, JOHN FRANCIS ...... . .... ..New York, New York CUTRER, EMILE FRANCIS ..... DEANS, ALLISON BARNES, JR. DESODRY, ELMER CUTHBERT . . .Clarksdale, Mississippi . . . . .WilsOn, North Carolina . . . . . .Plaquemine, Louisiana DICKINSON, OLIVER ANDRENVS. ..Spri1-igfield, Massachusetts . 5 - - . DIAON, BLAINE ANDREW .......... Whitewater, Wisconsin DONOVAN, RICHARD ......... IROUGHERTY, ROBERT STARRS DRENNAN, LEONARD H ...... DUNN, XVILLIAM EUGENE. . . EDGERTON, GLEN EDGAR... ELLIS, OLIN OGLESBY .... ELTING, STEWART OSCAR... ERNVIN, WVILLIAM WALTER.. FITZMAURICE, WILLIAM JAY FLETCHER, ROBERT I'IOXVE, JR . . . . . . . . .Paducah, Kentucky ALOYsIUs.San Francisco. Cal. ............ChicagO, Illinois . . . .Cedar Falls, Iowa . . .Manhattan, Kansas . . . . . . .Ulvalrlc, Texas ...Burlington, Vermont . .... Chapman, Kansas ..............BucyruS, Ohio . . . .San Francisco, California GAREY, ENOCH BARTON ................ Denton, Maryland GARRISON, WILLIAM HENRY, GEIGER, I'IAROLD. . . . ...... . . JR ...... Brooklyn, New York ...East Orange, New Jersey GLOVER, GEORGE BARRETT, JR .... Haddonfield, New Jersey GOETHALS, GEORGE RODMAN. . . . . .Vineyard Haven, Mass. GORDON, PHILIP ................. West Point, New York GOTTSCHALK, TELESPHOR GEORGE...Milwaukee, 'Nisconsin GRISELL, ELBERT LYNN ................ Pennville, Indiana GRONINCER, HODIER BICLAUG HALL, CHARLES LACY ....... HALL, HENRY WALLACE. .. HANLON, ARTHUR JAMES... HARTMAN, CHARLES DUDLEY HAYES, EDNVARD SEERY ..... HAZLEI-IURST, LEIGHTON WIL HESTER, Joi-IN HUTCHISON.. HOR.ACE MEEIC. . . HARVEY DOUGLAS. . . HICKALI, HIGLEY, HLIN ..... Port Royal, Penna. .. . . . .Princeton, New Jersey .. . .Huntsville, Alabama . . . .Canaan, Connecticut . . . . .BroOklIaven, Mississippi . . . . .Waterbury, Connecticut SON, . . . . ..... A lbany, Georgia ....Spencer, Indiana . . .Cedar Rapids. Iowa JR. .MeInphis, Tennessee I S 3 fe S 'rf S' -4 ' A T T - E E. ...E 2 E 2 S E s 2 E Li- 2 E 1 2 E -:J O , I as E S E ? 1 ' 5 1 -X ' 'Pqrerlfo-I I'IlLL, Rov ALISON ...... ..... L awrence, Kansas PETERSON, VIRGIL LEE .... ...Campbellsville, Kentucky HOBLEX', :ALFRED PIAROLD... ..NeW Yoik, New York PEYTON, JOHN RANDOLPH... ...... St. Francis, Florida PIUGIIES, EVERETT STRAIT ..,......... Mankato, Minnesota JACKSON, CHARLES SHATTUCK..PZ1I'lCCI'Sl3L1l'g, West Virginia JACOBS, AYEST CHUTE ......,........ Berkeley, California JAMES, AKLEXANDER LONG, JR.. .Laurinburg, North Carolina JARMAN, SANDERFORD ................. Monroe, Louisiana Kentucky IQENNEDY, JOHN THOMAS .... Orangeburg, South Carolina LONERGAN, THOMAS CLEMENT .,.,..... St. Louis, Missouri JOHNSON, THOMAS JEFFERSON.. .... Henderson, LOUSTALOT, ALBERT LANVRENCE ........ Franklin. Louisiana LYKES, GIBEES ........,...... Lykesland, South Carolina LYON, JAMES WVILBUR ....... ..... N ewark, New Jersey NIARKS, XOUIR MONTEFIORE... ........... Boise, Idaho MARSHALL, GILBERT .............. New Orleans, Louisiana MATILE, GEORGE AUGUsTE..WashingtOn, Dist. of Columbia IWCINTOSH, LAXVRENCE WR1cHT...Gardner, Massachusetts MEREDITH, OWEN RALPH ............. O'Neill, Nebraska MILLER, EDGAR SIMPSON ....... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania NIU!-ILENBERG, HENRY CLINTON IiRESS..L3UC51StCT, Penna. MUNCASTER, JOHN PIAROLD .... Charleston, South Carolina NENVMAN, RICHARD DAVID ......... New York, New York NULSEN, CHARLES KILBOURNE ...... Greenville, Mississippi OAKES, CARL COGSXVELL .......... Lisbon, New Hampshire O'BRIEN, ROBERT EMMETT. .. ...Lawrenceburg, Indiana PARROTT, ROGER SHEFFIELD .... ......... D ayton, Ohio PENDLETON, LOUIS LIND5-KY. . .' . . .Leba.non, Tennessee . . .Milford, Connecticut PUTNEY, EDNVARD WILLIS ...... RICRER, LANVRENCE CAMPBELL ......... Cherryfield, Maine RDDGERS, ROBERT CLIVE ........ Washington, Pennsylvania SCI-IULZ, JOHN WESLEY NIEsz...Wheeling, West Virginia SHEPHARD, CHESTER AMOS .... ....... D uluth, Minnesota SHIVERICK, NATHAN CRARY ............. Omaha, Nebraska SLAUGHTER, HOMER HAXVRON .... Hickman's Mills, Missouri SMITH, RODNEY HIRAM ........... Jamestown, New York SMITH, THOMAS JEFFERSON, JR. .Bowling Green, Kentucky SNEED, ALBERT LEE ........... .... F ayetteville, Arkansas SPENCER, THEODORE KEND.ALL ...... Chelsea, Massachusetts STOCKTON, EDWARD ALEXANDER, JR. . .Philadelphia, Penna. STURDEVANT, CLARENCE LYNN ...... Wellsville, Wisconsin SUMNER, EDWIN VoSE ............. Milton, Massachusetts SWARD, FRANCIS JONES LUDVVICK ...... ,.Axtell, Nebraska TERRY, THOMAS ALEXANDER .......... Abbeville, Alabama NVATSON, EDNVIN MPXRTIN .......... Martinsville, Virginia WEAVER, VVALTER REED.. ..Governors Island, New York WEEKS, HENRY JOHN .............. Guthrie Centre, Iowa VV:-IITLEY, FRANKLIN LANGLEY... ..St, Louis, Missouri WILBOURN, ARTHUR EARL ....... ...Lexington, Virginia XNYILLIAMS, JAMES CLIFFORD ........... Anniston, Alabama WILLIAMS, SUMNER RICBEE .... Greenville, South Carolina VVOODBURY, EDWARD NICHOLL ..... Middlesboro, Kentucky l, l HEN, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary to replenish the supply of cadets at the United States Military Academy, certain s e l e c t e d groups of promising young cits are allowed, in the interests of universal peace, to offer them- selves as disciples of that bold, bad god, Mars. So it was that on june I6Tl'1, 1904, we, now the second class, presented ourselves before the Superin- tendent's clerk with the startling announcement that we elected and intended to follow the profession of arms. The clerk has witnessed similar scenes each Iune for a score of years, so, with the greatest nonchalance and rapidity, he dispatched us in laughing, joyous groups to the area, where we boldly put our hands to the plow and our chins inside our collars, never to look back for two long years. Quicker than Buckner going spooning, we were formed in two long columns before the gua',gd-house, whose dark throat swallowed us one by one, and disgorged at fre- quent intervals squads of uncertain-looking individuals, each carrying a brown leather belt and looking as if his sole object in life were to correct the error of the Maker who designed the chin to travel in advance of the larynx. This was the first step in the transformation of the s.i.,.,,b CLEANING GUNS IN BEAST BARRACKS SATURDAY INSPECTION IN CAMP heterogeneous mass of mamma's prides, Podunkville High School valedictorians and tin major-generals into Beasts, such was our entrance into Beast Barracks. Ah, yes! Beast Barracks-who can describe its ter- rors? It is a time of trouble and disenchantment-one long nightmare of sweeping, drilling, shining, cleaning, shaving, bracing-in short, it is a period of highly concen- trated effort in which one is expected to keep busy twenty-four hours a day and is assigned extra tasks to be done between days. Next came plebe camp. There we found it possible to snatch a moment of sleep between guard tours, com- pared with the experiences of the previous month it seemed a haven of refuge. However, plebe camp is scarcely a success as an amusement provider, and none too quickly did the time pass. Even the delightful plebe dances in Cullum could not make the time really sprint, so it was with a sigh of relief that, on August 28th, we marched back to barracks and settled ourselves firmly in winter quarters. Camp Forse was a thing of the past. On September Ist we opened, for the first time, C. Smith's famous-or infamous-Algebra with the serious ' I '.o P. M. E. intention of mastering its contents. Now "Charles Smith, M. A., Master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge," has methods of torture peculiarly and distinctly his own, many a long night we wearily toiled behind blanketed window and transom, vainly striving to juggle "X" and "y" into the "easily shewn" and "plainly evident" forms of that profound mathematician. Christmas vacation passed like a Hash,,and on january 2d the remaining toilers, furtively whispering "never again" over B. S. and Geometry, buckled down to more C. Smith and Trig. The long, lonely winter months rolled into spring, and finally, in spite of the evident unwillingness of the calen- dar, june did come. To the graduating class that merry month of famously rare days may bring certain regrets andpains, but certainly we felt none. The days of pliebe- dom were left behind without a pang when on june 14th we joyfully loaded our worldly goods into stretchers, and conveyed them to our summer home-Camp Edgerton. Yearling camp ln Ch, that it might have lasted always! There were hops and tennis and boodle and sleep-every- thing, in fact, that could neutralize the effects of the Riding Hall and matinal infantry. It was too good to last, and when old Father Time observed our indifference to his company, he turned out his toes, leaned back, and trotted out with such surprising speed that we were rudely awakened from our dream of bliss to find ourselves on the eve of our first practice march. Ah, those daring marches! Those bloody conflicts! Who of their veterans can speak with dry eye and steady pulse of those thrilling days? -Long live in the youth of our land the memory of the dauntless courage, the stead- fast patriotism, that swept everything before us as we L RLY' . n vw- i. GOING fought our way, centimetre by centimetre, through the heart of the enemy's country from VVest Point to VVest Point. To the gallant cadets be all honor and glory, and may it resound to the undying fame of our fearless leaders that, during the whole of that glorious struggle, we lost but one man-shot with his own rifle loaded with a blank cartridge! - In this last blaze of glory yearling camp ended. On August 28th we broke camp, and, hieing ourselves back to barracks, met a wondrously sour-looking bunch of cits, Whose demeanor loudly proclaimed them the second class, just home from furlough. Yearling September is a term synonymous with an impolite expression and end- less work. With Conics, Descript, and all the rest to be wedged in between Sundays, the poor weeks were stretched quite out of shape and could scarcely be made to ht into the little thirty-day month. In November we met the vaunted Conics and passed it with' little more than a scratch, while the dreaded De- script lfVrits surrendered without a blow in December. v AND COMING Christmas leaves? Not many, but reading and skating were in abundance, so we of the bad conduct records did not mind. Here and there a dis-fiend put his tooth- brush in a suit case and-returned in a few day-s with his eyes propped open and with a hopeless look on his face, as if his well-deserved eternal punishment were already beginning. 1 Christmas vacation is the last stop before Furlough. For the first three months it looked like we were going through on schedule time, so that by April we seemed to be on the last grade, with the throttle open and a clear track. The month of showers seemed unnecessarily long, but we found it merely an introduction to that four- volumed treatise called May. june, though, for real, interminable endlessness, takes the cake. The first few days were like so many weeks, the next few hours were like so many years, while the last few minutes of gradua- tion exercises that hung past noon, june 12th, were cen- turies of intolerable agony to us whose Furlough was fast flying. At last, however, all was over, and, intoxicated with the joys of freedom, we speed away to New York City and oblivion. Furlough! the magic word brings a thrill to every cadet's heart. To this one it is a paradise of the futureg to that one, a dream of the past-for it is beyond the power of mortal man to describe the joys of that short, blissful summer, and foolish is he who shoulders the task of preserving in the cold precision of the printed page a record of that joyous time. Suffice it tb say that Furlough went in a blinding Hash, leaving us only August 28th and hearts full of memories to speed us on our way toward june. Wfe are back again, and the old monotony of reveille .and taps has long since ground us once more into the regula- tion pattern of cadets. The land of lightning quill and "' -V .,..,-wife:-:1:41's-' ,.-,.-,: can awww-A-W forty horse-power skin-lists is our home for two more years. Wfe now revel in the delights of the second class cinch-every day put us twenty pages nearer june-and as we feel the "cinch" slowly. tightening, we can only gasp for breath and, bowing our heads to the inevitable, resign ourselves-to wait. FURLOUGH BANQUET I I9 CLASS OF I 909 I 20 YELL SISS! BOOM! AH! RAH! RAH! U. S. M. A.! Hoo RAH! Hoo RAH! NAUGHTY-NINE ! RAH! COLOR GOLD RAYMOND DURNO SMITH PHILIP H. CARROLL - Q 6 nr-11: .-en .4 F- 11 E E 3 2 T E E Q ' E 5 E 5 5 E- 1. '-' -, A - - . 'E E 3 P EER? S -Ee I. 5 s I " ' ' i-' ' - , X 'P4'rev.l'o'l ACI-IER, ALBERT HILANDS ....... Grove City, Pennsylvania EVERTS, EDWARD ALOYSIUS ...... San Francisco, California AHERN, LEO JAMES .................... Chicago, Illinois FARMAN, ELBERT ELI, JR... ...... W'arsaw, New York ANDERSON, WVILLIAM HARRISON ........... Bellaire, Ohio FLETCHER, HARVEY HENRY ...... Providence, Rhode Island BAEI-IR, CARL ADOLBH ............ Minneapolis, Minnesota FORD, LOUIS PHILIP ....... ..... K noxville, Tennessee BEARDSLEE, NORTON MEADE. . . ...Canton, Pennsylvania FRANKLIN, ELKIN LELAND .............. McKinney, Texas BEERE, DONALD MEREDITH. .. .,.... Denver, Colorado FULLER, HORACE HAYES. . . ...Fort Meade, South Dakota BESSON, FRANK SCHAREER... ...Ambler, Pennsylvania GAOE, PHILIP STEARNS... ......... Detroit, Michigan BLUELIEL, CLIFFORD ........ ...TrentOn, New Jersey GEE, CLEVELAND C ...... ...Montpelier, Idaho BOWEN, THOMAS SOUTH ............ Frankfort, Kentucky GLEEK, LEVVIS EDWARD ..... ........... J oliet, Illinois BRICE, JAMES ALEXANDER, JR. .Wim-Isboro, South Carolina GODFREY, STUART CHAPIN ......... Milford, Massachusetts BRISCOE, NORINIAN BUTLER ......... Front Royal, Virginia GOETZ, ROBERT CHARLES FREDERICK..Cape Girardeau, Mo. CATRON, THOMAS ......... ..... S anta Fe, New Mexico GREBLE, EDWIN ST. JOHN, JR ..... Governors Island. N. Y. CARROLL, PHILIP H ............. Grand Rapids, Michigan HANNA, FREDERICK .......... ...... D etroit, Michigan CHASE, THEODORE MOSHER. .Washingtom Dist. of Columbia HARDING, EDWIN FORREST .... .... F ranklin, Ohio CHEN, TING CHIA ...................... Nan Hai, China HfXRRINGTON, FRANCIS CLARK ............ Bristol, Virginia CHAPMAN, CARLETON GEORGE... .... Macon, Georgia HAYES, PHILIP ......,....... Grand Forks, North Dakota I COLES, Roy HOWARD ......... ..... W Varren, Indiana HERKNESS, LINDSAY COATES .... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania COLLEY, ARCHIBALD TOOMES... ...Washington, Georgia HICKOK, NIONTE JACKSON .............. Aurora, Missouri CRISSY, DANA HAROLD ..... ........ O skaloosa, Iowa HILL, JAMES RONVLAND... .... Sheridan, Vkfyoming DAVIS, LEE DUNNINGTON. . . . . .Reisterstown, Maryland HOBSON, VVALTER EVANS. . . ..,. Somerville, Tennessee DELANO, FRANCIS GREASON ............. Ironton, Missouri HUGHES, THRUSTON ..... ...Louisville, Kentucky DENSON, ELEY PARKER ....... High Point, North Carolina HULEN, HARRY ............ ...Gainesville, Texas DEVERS, JACOB LOUCKS ............... York, Pennsylvania HUNTER, FRANCIS ROBERT ..... .. .... Racine, Xvisconsin DONALDSON, ROBERT STANLEY... .... Chicago, Illinois JOHNSON, RONALD DEVORE ............ Portland, Oregon DONIAT, FRANz AUGUST ..... .... C hicago, Illinois KELLY, EDNVARD LUKE. . .Washington, District of Columbia V DUNSVVORTH, JAMES LEO ...... I ....... Carrollton, Illinois ICROGSTAD, ARNOLD NORMAN ......... Lannebor, Minnesota l EICHELBERGER, ROBERT LAXVRENCE .......... Urbana, Ohio LEE, JOHN CLIFFORD HODCES ....... Junction City, Kansas 1 EMMONS, DELOS CARLETON .... Huntington, West Virginia LYMAN, ALBERT KUALII BR!CKXVOOD ........ Hilo, Hawaii - ERLENKOTTER, HERMAN .... ...... H oboken, New Jersey MALVEN, HENRY HORACE, JR ...... Port Jervis, New York ll o E5 6 "iii .......... ll HT - use 'T ifsj -- - s E Z,--. s E. U W ' EE M- 2 H E EE S T E 1 2 gg E-- I R sss E- Z--Us A ...Y . 5 . T ' r- ll, , . 5 5 5 5' J i L 1 - I 'Pqrenlvl KIARKS, IEDVVIN HALL .......... .XVilrningtOn, Delaware R-EED, VVILLIAM ALLISON .... .Murfreesboro, Tennessee RIVFI-IESIIN, JOHN ROY DOUGLAS ........ Billings, Montana R'CH-.RDSON, CHARLES TODD.. ...... Marianna, Florida RICCLELLAND, GUY XVILLIAM.. .... Berlin. Wisconsin ROBERTS, CAESAR RODNEY ..,.. .,.... D enver, Colorado RICDOXVELL, JOHN RIAY ...... .Altoona, Pennsylvania ROBERTS, XVARDER PIIGGINS.. ,... Murphysboro, Illinois MCGEE, ITIUGH HENRY ..... .... A Iinneapolis. Minnesota ROSSELL, WILLIAM TRENT .... New Brighton, New York I MCNARR, THOMAS ITIENRY .... .New York, New York RUMEOUGH, STANLEY MADDox..VVashingtOn, Dist. Of Col. NIEYER, CHARLES BARTELL ......... Kewannee, VViSconSin SAGE, VVILLIAM HAMPDEN, JR .... Boston, Massachusetts I RIILLING, THOMAS DE WVITT.. ...Franklin, Louisiana SCHILLERSTROM, MERL PAUL .... ........ E lko, Nevada MILLS, CHESTER PADDOCK ...... West Point, New York S-COYVDEN, FRIKNK FLOYD ...... ...Ravena, New York NIINER, HIXROLD EARL ................. Owosso, Michigan SEARS, ROBERT NAPOLEON... .... Portland, Oregon MITCHELL, NIANTON CAM!-EELL..Providence, Rhode Island SIMPSON, VVILLIAM HOOD .... ...... W eatherford, Texas Moss, WENTXVORTH H ...,................ Payette. Idaho SMITH, RAYMOND DURNO .... Governors Island, New York MOORE, LAWSON ................... Spokane, NVaShington STEARNS, CUTHBERT POWELL ............ Denver, Colorado MORROW, JOSEPH CALDWELL, JR...Pittsburg, Pennsylvania STOKELY, CARLIN CURTIS... ..... Dubuque, Iowa MOUNTFORD, FREDERICK ARTHUR... East Liverpool, Ohio TAYLOR, CHARLES JOEL ...., ..... B uifalo, Wyoming 0 MUNNIKHIJYSEN, HENRY D. F .......... Belair, Maryland TAYLOR, HERBERT LE ROY... .... Gainesville, Florida NIx, RAPHAEL ROBERT .......... New Orleans, Louisiana TEAGUE, FREDERICK NEEDEN... ,..MontgOmery, Alabama NORTH, EARL ........... ....... L apeer, Michigan THUMMEL, CLAUDE B ................ Manhattan, Kansas OLDFIELD, HOMER RAY. .. ..... Humeston, Iowa UNDERXIVOOD, .ARTHUR RUTLEDGE.BOYV1IHg Green, Kentucky ORD, JAMES GARESCHE ..... .... B erkeley, California VAN DEUSEN, EDNVIN RUSSELL...WCStHEld, Massachusetts PARKER, ROBERT BUTLER .......... Lowell, Massachusetts VAN DEUSEN, GEORGE LANE .... ....... L odi, New Jersey PARTRIDGE, CLARENCE EDVVARD ........ Farmington, Maine WVALSH, JAMES LAWRENCE... ...BostOn, Massachusetts PENDLETON, WILLIAM ARMISTEAD, JR..South Boston, Va. VVEAVER, HARRY GIPEORD. .. ...Memville, Tennessee PEREGO, FORDYCE LA DUE ..........,.... Chicago, Illinois VVEN, YING TSING ............ ...... L an Chon, China PHILOON, VVALLACE COPELAND ............ Auburn, Maine WILKES, GILBERT VAN BUREN ...... Washington, Kentucky PLASSMEYER, JOSEPH, JR ....... .... W estphalia, Missouri WILLIAMS, ROGERS HONVARD .... ...... O maha, Nebraska PLAZA, FRUTOS TOMAS .... ......... G uayaquil, Ecuador WRIGHT, JOHN MARVIN ...... ....... K ennedy, Ohio i PJURDON, FRANK LEROY... .... Nahpenton, North Dakota WHITAKER, WILLIAM COOPER... .... Frederick, Delaware I V . flux .!' 4 :X X il ,. 1 13 KXJF i .1 m0 W lg 4' X l 1 ii ,f ig..Z'f. U "' 5 4 I -L l.i i f'i'2 lfi T ix af-'zlif r j wciijfizif , 3, 11 if-mf,y M l f W ,. 5- M15 ? ar: fl W' Cs . i gfwl an ir F W S41 l t,EQlQ'l, il ti .fd Vai!!! ' ffl wfqvkg., mfiil, Mg If 1- f Qi? 1 ..,4.2! --.f ,2 za' i- . ' ' vt, -f f-iiigfff I 2 .15 Ct AFM JL- Q ' if N narrating the story of the mili- tary career of the Class of 1909 We would like to begin at the beginning, but this, alas! is im- possible. To do so We vvould be obliged to go back to the far- off days when Eddie Greble marshaled his legions of tin warriors on the nursery floor, and when Sunny jim Ord, mounted on his gallant hobby- horse, charged fiercely at the head of his juvenile com- mand. But the limitations of space compel us to eschew all this and to commence our stirring tale on that "most auspicious occasion," june 15th, A. D. IQO5. 'We came drifting in from all points of the compass, until, by the morning of the fatal fifteenth, We were about all here, and after "signing up" at the Administration Building were kindly conducted byfan orderly through the east sally-port and left to the- mercy of the merciless. During the ensuing days previous 'con- ceptions of cadet life were dissipated rather rudely, and new impressions, as impressed by yearling corporals, came to us. To be sure, we d1dn't have much time for refiection, for when one is staggering at a "D, T." from -Jus , ' 4...,.. l SEACOAST BATTERY the Cadet Store,'laden down with a mattress, a chair, a pillow, blankets, seven or eight pairs of shoes and some "n" other useful articles, all crowned by a gilded tar- bucket, he is not in a very contemplative mood. Most of us afterward regarded Beast Barracks as a sort of con- tinuous purgatory run on the vaudeville plan, while cer- tain specific incidents scintillate with unusual brilliancy in the constellation of our vicissitudes. During those days we learned the rudiments of the art of cleaning guns and brasses Ca science later perfected in plebe campy, and we used up an amazing amount of pomade, most of which went on our ponchos. Nor were our liter- ary tastes neglected, for Corky Davis gave us inter- esting lectures on the Blue Book, and read the Articles of War, pausing frequently to awaken some unfortunate whom he had caught napping. But all things have their end in the fullness of time, and so did Beast Barracks, for one bright july day we marched over to Camp Edgerton, there to establish fra- ternal relations with our comrades of the Corps. About this time we learned that a plebe's habitual gait about camp is the double time, and that he has few open dates for pink teas or sociables. Three-hundredth Night af- forded us a delightful opportunity to eulogize our upper- class friends, and shortly afterward the practice march introduced us to the aboriginal inhabitants of York State in their primeval domiciles. Then, back to barracks once more, we went forth boldly to do battle with C. Smith. We had the honor of being FLIRTATION OLD SOW the last class to "read, mark, learn and inwardly digestl' his celebrated "Treatise on Algebra," nor did we emerge unscarred from the Titanic struggle which ensued. On December 2d we journeyed to Princeton. Greble, john- son and Moss bespeak the work of ,og on that memorable day. Swiftly lied the winter months, and from the begin- ning of the spring drill season we doubled the time away until june hove in sight. In that little band of nine who went down to Annapolis in May and brought back the Middies' scalps, our class was represented by Johnson, Meyer and Mountford. Soon afterward came the week of stunts for the Board of Visitors, terminating in that day of days when we emerged from plebedom to taste the joys of yearling camp, while thirty of our number disported in the tank ,for the privilege of being received among the Com's own. Now began a life 'of spooning, hopping and feasting, plentifully mixed with talcum and tanbark. lfVeekly guard tours gently broke the monotony of camp life, and several of the more aspiring bucks spent their after- , ' . s is-. i , YQ Ur, I X .: J iv N BLANKET TOSSING GROOMING HORSES noons in boning amanuensis. Spec Richardson avers that this is the most efficacious way to quilldom. Spec ought to know. for he has tried all ways. Nor was Camp Schofield devoid of those things which are "requisite and necessary as well for the body as for the soul." Many a busy band of workers toiled, heavy laden, up the laborious ascent from Gee's Point, their journeys culmi- nating in swift and noiseless rushes over the sentinel's post. 'Who better knew how to plan these evening ex- peditions and to carry them to a successful conclusion than the renowned Pappie Gleeck, the sweet Warbler of "C" Company? A good business man is a valuable acqui- sition to any community. Fatima's chief rival for popu- larity was Sunny Jim Ord, who, despite his make, de- veloped aremarkable penchant for deeds closely border- ing on woodenness. Sunny always insisted that these acts were simply the permissible idiosyncrasies of eccen- tric genius, and held stoutly to the 'old maxim that "to be great is to be misunderstood." Be that as it may, who can forget how the peaceful calm of a summer's day would be abruptly broken by the ferocious and blood- curdling cry of "Bump Ord," followed by a succession of dull, sickening thuds, as the battered hero expiated his latest crime on that faithful old tree in the General Parade? Nor were the other yearling quills allowed to rest un- GEES POINT disturbed in their proud serenity. Several of them de- veloped a nocturnal habit of sliding out into the company street about midnight, requiring a bucketful of cold Water to awaken them to a realization of their surroundings. The tacs also contributed to the disquiet of our chevron bearers. Crissy expostulated mildly with a beast and was the first of our makes to suffer martyrdom. Then Sunny Jim was placed on the retired list temporarily. The initiation of their successors into the ranks of quill- dom was attended With appropriate ceremonies. In August came the camp illumination, in which Dutch Erlenkotter went back to his old! vocation of running a roulette wheel, while Nix attracted everyone YEARLING PARADE "A" COMPANY WAGON by his perfectly natural adaptation of the role of a coun- try Rube. The first class departed the next day for Fort Wright, and for a Week the yearlings reigned supreme. The bucks all strove for a place in the file-closers, the makes practiced the sword manual all day long, and Lee and Patton vied with each other in sounding off at parade. The next Week we made our second annual invasion of the regions across the Hudson, and, in a bloodless campaign of six days, "We conquered a great country and a place, without the loss of ia single battle or skir- mish." As an episode of this period should be mentioned the strategic attack of four yearlings upon Poughkeepsie. Having planned a nocturnal descent upon that city, they "folded their tents like the Arabs" and silently walked away-for two months. Shortly after our return to the Point, yearling camp became a blessed memory, and on September Ist we found ourselves face to face with none other than the redoubtable Pechols himself. Right manfully we met our belligerent antagonist and contended in our virile strength against the legions of the Math Department. Verily "we wrestled not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers of darkness of this world," against Lucifer himself, armed with hyperbolic paraboloids, in- verted sloboons, and all the other instruments of the powers of Satan. We also became acquainted with the etiquette of the drawing-room, and Paw Reed learned that it is bad form to dip a right-line pen in a bottle of ink. Malven actually had a plate accepted along in December, but it is generally believed that "Haggie" used the wrong stamp by mistake. November Ist saw us back on dear old Lindsay once more. He and his veteran comrades had forgotten none of their winning ways. but were the same "nice, gentle horses" that they had been for the past sixty years. Our sins of omission and commission in the Riding Hall were duly chronicled on the bulletin board, and Dutch Erlenkotter shocked everyone by the fearful indelicacy of a certain skin which appeared after his name during the period of Hvoluntary riding" at Xmas time. Hoboken training showing itself again! In the midst of our Descript Writs we paused to pass a day in Philadelphia. Greble, Johnson, Mountford and Stearns were the heroes whose names will be forever cherished in the fond remembrance of 'o9. When the holidays came round a goodly number of yearlings ex- perienced their first taste of freedom in eighteen months. 'But a shadow of gloom was cast over the class at this season by the ruthless decree of the Academic Board, which lost us six of our comrades. Requiescat in pace! And now, in the midst of all the hopes and fears and anxious labor of our yearling course, we still find timebto pipe over the golden day to come, when, with two years of our sentence worked out, we hit the trail for the sta- tion, and the long-waited furlough of the Class of IQOQ becomes a present reality! And may the staybacks be few! v r K , , 1! . N f ,W . f . if ' , . f,.'g, , xii ' ff. if-Q " . ' ' f ' 7 " 'yin-f-'Q 1111 'fit' " O ff 'Lfli'ff""'rfif:f ' 5"', 'aff c' af.. 3 1 " - t' ' at . Q r lm, Y ' 14 :?ji.L , g - fi.--is Uqm,u,w5u'y H-me 3 . ,, ,-u-m,e, ., V Q fff fffar SOUTH GATE CLASS OF 1910 I30 HOP MANAGERS NOT YET ELECTED D YELL IN PREPARATION COLOR A ROYAL PURPLE ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE DANIEL DEE PULLEN Q ALESHIRE, JOSEPH PAoE...Washington, Dist. of Columbia BARR, ROBERT VVILLIAM ............... Clinton, Missouri BARTON, WILLIAM MABEE ..... .... Y onkers, New York BEACH, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS .... ...New Albany, Indiana BEARD, LOUIE ARNOLD ...,............,.... Willis, Texas BELLER, JOHN ERB ........ Point Pleasant, West Virginia BIRELY, EVERETT MANNING ............ Billings, Montana BOOKER, JOHN HENRY, JR... .... West Point, Georgia BOOTON, JOHN GRIFFITH ..... ..... A bington, Illinois BRIDGES, THOMAS SHELDON .... .... S terling, Nebraska BROWN, CAREY HERBERT ...... ..... Z anesville, Ohio BURR, EDGAR WILLIS... ......... Galena, Kansas BYARS, DAVID OWEN ..... ...SimpsOnville, Kentucky BYRNE, EUGENE ALEXIS... ..... Buffalo, New York CALVO, JOSE MARTIN ........ ............. C osta Rica CAREERRY, JOSEPH EUGENE .... .... W aukesha, Wisconsin CARRITHERS, FRED BARNES ...... ....... F airbury, Illinois CHAMBERLIN, HARRY DWIGHT .... ...... E lgin, Illinois CHAPMAN, CHARLES ALBERT ....,.. ...Pontiac, Michigan CHASE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, JR ...... Pawling, New York CHIPMAN, GUY WOODMAN ,......... Falmouth, Kentucky CHRISTIAN, THOMAS JONATHAN JAcKsoN..Atlanta, Georgia CLARK, GEORGE EVERETT ................ Omaha, Nebraska COCHRANE, GEORGE JOSEPH ............ Buffalo, New York COCROFT, REGINALD BIFIIRED ..... Providence, Rhode Island COLEMAN, JAMES BRUCE ...... .... E arle, South Carolina CONNOLLY, DONALD HILARY .... .... B erkeley, California CURTIS, LE GRAND BEAUMONT ...... New York, New York 'Pqrtsl o DAVIES, JASPER ALEXANDER .... ...... E ureka California DAWLEY, ERNEST JOSEPH .... ....... A ntigo, Wisconsin DEYORE, CHAUNCEY COPP .... ...Wheeling, West Virginia . . . . . . .Goldfield, Nevada DROLLINGER, ZIBA LLOYD .... .... W alkerton, Indiana DUNLOP, ROBERT HORACE... DUNN, BEVERLY CHARLES... DUNN, CHARLES ISAAC .... DUNN, WALTER KILSHAW .......... New York, New York EDELMAN, SAMUEL ............ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania EDNVARDS, ALLEN RICHLAND ...... Pottsville, Pennsylvania FITZPATRICK, FELIX TRUEHEART...MOUHt Pleasant, Texas FOWLER, RAYMOND FOSTER .......,..... DeWitt, Nebraska FRANK, XVALTER HALE ......... Great Valley, New York FUNKHOUSER, JOHN ROSCOE ............. Albion, Illinois GARDNER, DANIEL MAUGHS, JR ..... Fort Smith, Arkansas GARLINGTON, CRESWELL .... Washington, Dist. of Columbia ll GEOGHAN, EDWARD LAWRENCE ...... Brooklyn, New York GRAY, ELMORE BEACH ........... ,..Pontiac, Michigan GRISWOLD, OSCAR WOOLVERTON .......... Arthur, Nevada HACKETT, OSWALD GARDNER ........ Meridian, Mississippi DRAKE, FRANK ............ . . . . .Pou1tney, Vermont .. . .New York, New York . . , . . . . . . . .Wichita, Kansas HARDY, EDWIN NOEL ........ ........ B ills, Tennessee HARMON, KENNETH BAILEY ........ Altoona, Pennsylvania HAVERKALIP, CHARLES MANN ...... Yazoo City, Mississippi HEARD, JACK W ............. ...New York, New York HICKEY, JOHN CHRISTOPHER ....... New York, New York M HINES, CHARLES ........... .... ' Salt Lake City, Utah HOEBS, H.kRVEY MORRISON ..., ...... L ampasas, Texas L ifgaiaaarei LENS- s 6 fil wi W1 is - ' 'E E - -" 'Y -'-T I I '-' ' .f'- E-S. ..:- - E E55 Ei 2 S EEE Ei? EEE S -' on e ,i 2 'PxTfevl'u7 HOLLIER, FREDERICK .ARTHUR ...... Recl Wing, Minnesota RICHART, DUNCAN GRANT ............ Blackburn, Missouri HUGIIES, HUGH ............. New Berne, North Carolina Roma, WALTER BROWNING ........... St. Paul, Minnesota JoNES, IVENS .....,............... Mount Vernon, Iowa KALLOCI-I, PARKER CRoMwELL, JR ........ Portland, Maine LAMPERT, JAMES GILLESPIE BLAINE..OShkosh, Wisconsin LANDIS, Jol-IN FREDERICK ..........,..... Delphi, Indiana LEoNARD, JOSEPH STEVENS .... .... lv Iarshall, Missouri LEWIS, BURTON OLIVER ...... ..... C leveland, Ohio MARSHBURN, HERBERT EDGAR...., ..... Waycross, Georgia MCCOACI-I, DAVID, JR... ...,.. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MCLAURIN, WILLIAM BURRUS .......... Helena, Arkansas MCNEAL, JOSEPH WILLIAM.. MILLIKIN, JOHN.. ........., . MooRE, WALTER ........ MUIR, JAMES IRWIN ..... MURRAY, MAX STANLEY ..... NoIaLE, SYLVESTER ALONZO. .. ODELL, HERBERT RAYMOND.. O'LEARY, HERBERT ......., PILLANS, HARRY TORREY. .. POLK, HARDING .......... PULLEN, DANIEL DEE .... RAY, MARTIN HASSET .... ...............Iberia, Ohio Cambridge, Massachusetts MILES, FRANCIS HENRY, JR ..... . . . ..... .Danville, Indiana . . .Annapolis, Maryland . . . . Cheyenne, Wyoming . . .Ludington, Michigan . . . . .ColumbuS, Ohio . . . . .Rolla, Missouri . . .Baldwin, Wisconsin . . . .Mobile, Alabama ...Fort Worth, Texas . . . . . . . .Skagway, Alaska . . .New York, New York REINHARDT, EMIL FRED ........ West Bay City, Michigan RICHARDS, WILLARD KARLE... .... ..Mexico, New York RODENSON, JoHN ARNER .......... .. ..... Topeka, Kansas ROSSITER, SAMUEL Y. , . .. ROWE, IRVING ARNoLD. .. SELLECK, CLYDE ANDREW . . .Erie, Pennsylvania . . .Troy, New York . . .Rutland, Vermont SEYDEL, FRED ................... ..... I owa City, Iowa SHERMAN, WILLIAM CARRINGTON ....... Augusta, Georgia SHURTLEFF, DWIGHT KNOWLTON .... West Ashford, Conn. SMITH, CALVIN IWCCLUNG .......... Knoxville, Tennessee Sol-ILRERG, OSCAR NATHANIEL...W0fCSStCf, Massachusetts STADDEN, EDGAR ADAIR ...........,... Springfield, Illinois STRONG, FREDERICK SMITH, IR .... Fort Monroe, Virginia TAULDEE, EDGAR WARREN ...... ...White Oak, Kentucky THORNELL, JOHN GRAY ............... : .... Sidney, Iowa THOMPSON, RAYMOND LUCE ........ Kingston, New York TORREY, DANIEL HUSToN,.WaShington, Dist. of Columbia UHL, FREDERICK ELWOOD .....' ...Allentown, Pennsylvania VAN HORN, FRANK LAZELLE..FOft D. A. Russell, Wyo. VAUTSMEIER, WALTER WILLIAM ........ Freeport, Illinois WALKER, JOHN RICHARD. WALLACE, FRED CLUTE. . . WATERMAN, JoHN JULIUS ..... . . . . . . . . . . Berlin, Pennsylvania .. . . . . . .McMinx:ville, Tennessee Fort Totten, North Dakota WELTY, MAURICE DUNCAN ...... Greensburg, Pennsylvania WILDRICK, MEADE. . ..... ..... . . . .Hartford, Connecticut WII.soN, DURWARD SAUNDERS..Greenville, North Carolina 1 g is t ,l j H V 4AQ j WKAQ' 5- 1'- 'A' Q i N june 15th, 1906, West Point '3 ' ' was shaken to its very founda- tions. Cn that day it was in- vaded by a more conglomerate mass of ,barbarians than ever startled the geese of Rome into cacklingwakefulness. Not as a conquering army did We come, but rather as though we were surprised that we had the au- dacity to show ourselves on this sacred spot. Once here, however, We concluded to waste no more time, and so went boldly into the Administration Build- ing and registered, thereby relinquishing our last claim to be considered rational beings. A sympathetic orderly ushered us over to the barracks, Where We were soon shown that we were indeed but beasts. Weighed down with a sense of impending doom, we were led to the guard-house first thing-a very clear intimation of what We were to expect all the rest of our stay. Here we were put through the "third'degree," not as bad as it might have been, but such as' to leave gloomy visions of what was coming our Way. We 'emerged richer by a brown belt apiece, and Clest we forgetj it was here that our class received its first make. Freddy Uhl was then Li K A sie-sm ,,,, 'ii 5 and there made a f'room-corporalf' much to the jo his podunk, his relatives, and ourselves. MOVING TO CAMP A. if The gentlemen who were devoting so much time and attention to us had three black stripes on their sleeves, could they be first classmen? Yes, the nation had de- ceived us again. Our depths of gloom had been deep enough, but to learn that our meeting the yearlings had been postponed came near breaking our hearts. However, these same first classmen were de- termined to till the gap and relieve our disap- pointment as best they knew how. In ten min- utes we were getting into the long-wished- for gray. Immediately there began a more strenuous life than "Teddy" ever dreamed of. It was double time here, double time there, to the Cadet Store and back, upstairs and down, and always with -f f a bundle, mattresses and pillows, brooms and books, pails and pans, in an ever-growing pile, till we longed for a rest with an ex- ceeding great longing. T By and by came dinner, a welcome interruption, but not as welcome as our expectations had led us to believe. SI-IINING SHOES There we were instructed to dine at la militaire, which is a very good way in certain respects. Its chief advantage is that a man sits so erect that he is able to dispense with swallowing, since the food falls in a straight line from the mouth to the stomach, which, if he is an expert, is drawn half way up, ready to receive it. In the Mess Hall we made another inter- esting discovery: that the portraits on the walls, like upper-class- men, were not there as an artistic adornment, to be gazed at. We have been fre- quently told that we were lucky to have no yearling. Corps to' run us in Beast Barracks. But, then, you can't ac- count for some peopleis views. Ask any first classman and see what he says. We' began early with a little ju- dicious exercise after breakfast every day, and ended late with one of the quickest baths that ever went by that dignified name. In the morning we drilled, in the after- noon we drilled, just before supper we drilled. By way of rest, after dinner, we attended a gun-cleaning forma- i l 1 - T' ' p . , I LOOKING AT THE SKIN-LIST tion, where we learned a good deal besides. Every now and then we were marched over for a lecture, where we were told everything about a skin, from the way to get one to the way to get out of one when once we had it. During this time we paid three official visits to camp, once to see parade, when we were all filled with great admiration, once to muster, when we were all filled with great fear, and once to look it over, after which we were all filled with great crawling and many skins. Finally the morning of IulyN7th found us toiling dis- mally over the plain with all dur household goodspiled on our backs. A little later in the day we marched over to camp' with much pomp and ceremony, band playing and hearts proudly beating, and as we marched for the first time to the martial strains we felt that we were real West Pointers, at last. Life in camp was very different. There were fewer drills, to be sure, but we found that "release from quar- ters," when written in plebeian. spelled "scrub, clean, polish." We had been there just two days when the first batch were detailed for guard. Now, guard is a great opportunity for al young man with courage and alert- ness, of which fact we were informed with great solemnity. First they take the victim out on the parade ground and initiate him with much ado, in order to make him realize what grave responsibilities he is about to shoulder, and then, before he knows how it all happened, he finds himself walking nervously up and down a nar- THE TARGET BUTTS ON A SUMMER AFTERNOON lifrli V nag 1-1 4- SIEGE.-GUN DRILL row path with every nerve strained to detect the stealthy approach of all the unknown enemies he feels to be around him. After what seems a century the welcome relief comes in sight, and the tired sentry makes a bed of camp-stools and sinks wearily down to rest. Barely have his eyelids closed to visions of the "Mary Powelll' sailing across his post, and a galloping troop of cavalry approaching from the other direction, when there re- sounds, "Turn out the guard, officer in charge l" Then what a wild scramble-cap not to be found, somebody has his gun, and all the time the corporal yelling in his ear- oh, he will long remember that first guard tour! ' We also had a gun drill where every command was one of execution: "Report that man for inattention at siege- gun drill." And there was another called standing-gun drill, but that is a misnomer, for those guns were never still a minute, and, moreover, we were the horses. Cul- lum Hall furnished us a place to dance, but unfortunately not at the hops. But the biggest soiree of all was when we were detailed to go down to the target butts. The first squad was so elated that no one would ever have guessed it to be com- posed of plebes. "We're going toilearn to shoot .... the first duty of a soldier is to shoot straight and to live straightfl such were the thoughts that rang in their heads, as they proudly shouldered their rifles and marched out over the plain down to the target range, glad to be free from the tedium of camp. There, however, disillusion 1. INFANTRY DRILL MACHINE.-GUN DRILL awaited them. Instead of going to the firing-line, they were directed to report behind the butts, a queer place to shoot from, as one innocently remarked to a comrade. But there was no shooting on the program in the per- formance oi which they figured. No, sirg all they had to do was to work those targets till the sweat rolled off in rivers, and they actually began to envy their tentmates, from whom they had lately parted in such glee. However, the summer wentvf quickly by until at last came the practice march, our first fun at West Point. There was lots of hard work, it is true, but there was lots of fun, too, and we made the most of it while it lasted. Though we were glad to get back where we could get something better than slum, most of us were sorry when the live days' trip was over. But no one was sorry when camp was over on August 27, and we hailed our return to barracks as a deliverance. This rejoicing was soon cut short by the arrival of the furlough men, for whom we did our stunts as we never had before. I I Then lessons began, and though the dreaded C. Smith had at last been routed, and all his terrors put to flight, the Math. Department still evinced a remarkable talent for finding out what we didn't know. Wfe soon wished we were back in camp, or better yet, that another camp would hurry along. In a short time the first of December rolled around, and brought the Navy game, when we all had a "big GALLERY PRACTICE IN TI-IE. AREA I38 ' 0 holiday" and the time of our lives Cplebe livesj at Phila- delphia. After that there was nothing to do but settle down and count the weary days till June, for to plebes Christmas means but little. That month will, hereafter, seem the best of all the year. Then we will be recog- nized, and get even for all we have undergoneg back to "Yearling Campf' this time our own, peopled with jumbled visions of booclle, hops and pretty girls, and for some, chevrons with which to win their hearts. Agn THE. RHINE. OF AMERICA I40 A ,,,'f4 ' 4' a L ww Q'-1 , M5334 1,9 5 Q eww 6 1' f r i? ! CA F .-K 1 5 A N" J , -3.1 hw g -s , -1 , Q 'J x A 1-' N... .QQ Rf? :Q 1 E S 1 , N 'H i l, F -ml A C 4, X- -ff ., fx ' J X J' x -,,s 0 ff XXX -2.fqfliA , -:M f ' ' A J. X if 13:55 . Q f I W! Z X x X If X ' L1 ' , ,f A A!! ff' , lf ! x f-:- ff 5 f " X - rv 5-W4 A! N Q f fd ww ' K2 , f ffm ff' "W ' l4l HE youth of to-day, living in an age when the spirit of outdoors permeates all the world, finds it hard to realize that athletics was not always the factor in the life of mankind that it now is. The winning of the place that athletics holds in modern life was slow, contending, as it did, so often with moss-grown traditions and ideas of propriety which to-day seem all that is absurd, but which in their day had all the force that the narrow lives they regulated could give them. If such were the conditions in the world at large, the obstacles that athletics over- fsffvffyo 5 came in obtaining a place in our VVest Point life may be imagined. ' Until less than two decades ago the pitiless repression of the exuberant spirit of youth by the rigor of the iNest Point system made the training at the Academy approach in harshness the training in the novitiate of the religious military orders of the Middle Ages. Tradition bound the place so tightly about then that when the introduction of competitive athletics was first proposed to the authorities, they sternly disapproved. To them and to many older if i graduates there seemed to be no place in the scheme of things here for anything so threaten- -u r f il I Il' 1 Et il! 'ii ll ll. ia' ilk li il ilixl l. ing to the stiff formality of the military life as competitive outdoor sport. However, there if were enough officers of progressive ideas to extort from the powers a grudging permission --- to meet the Navy on the football field. ' Fifteen years have passed since then, and to-day no one conversant with the facts can deny that athletics from their inception have steadily contributed toward the good of the men of the Corps. Though far from living to-day a life of ease and comfort, the cadet of IQO7 finds conditions here more tolerable than the cadet of 1877. It is the expansion and the pleasure made possible, by athetics that make men graduate nowadays with more generous feelings toward the institution that swallowed so remorselessly four years of their youth. In these fifteen years that have elapsed since we began to meet other institutions on the athletic field, West Point has earned for itself, through the indomitable efforts of its sons, a most remarkable place in the collegiate world. It was in football that we earliest reached the first ranks, our advance in the other branches of sport has been slower, but just as sure. In baseball we are yearly becoming a more considerable factor, and the day is in sight when our team will be a recognized contender for championship honors. The baseball schedule has become each year more ambitious- this spring's schedule is the most ambitious one ever attempted by an Army team, and its successful completion dur- ing the coming season will do much to earn for us the recognition we demand on the diamond. Wfhat are termed here minor sports have had a harder time in establishing themselves, due principally to lack of financial support. Of late, however, the Athletic Association has been more generous and a corresponding increase l4Z in the effectiveness of our basket-ball and hockey teams has been observed even in our own time. In field sports we are noticeably backward, of course, because offthe utter lack of facilities and of time for training. Hence our track records are all much higher than we like, but in the future, when the Academy has a real athletic field, much better records will be established. . , I In fencing, our success has been truly phenomenal. Since our entry into the Intercollegiate Fencing Tournament in 1902 we have won the trophy four times, being second only to the Navy in 1905-truly, a record to fill us with pride! These victories with the foils represent a degree of self-denial and work exceeding that demanded of the candidates for any other Army team, and so, in recognizing fencing as a major sport, we do no more than justice to the men who strive for the glory of the Corps in this branch of athletics. It is. after all, to the glorious record of the Army in football that we look with most pride. No one but a man who has been through the soul-deadening grind of every-day 'West Point life can fitly understand all that the candi.dates for the football team have to overcome. But they overcome everything, and on many a hard-fought field the Army teams have proved themselves the superiors of the strongest teams of the country-yes, even in defeat they acquire glory, for they may be defeated sometimes, conquered never. Wfhen we pass into the world that lies beyond cadet days, the strongest tie that will bind us to the Academy will be our interest in the achievements of Wfest Point in the world of sport. Though we may be far away, we can give to our teams material support, our best wishes, sympathy in defeat and hearty congratulations in victory. May its representatives on the athletic field carry the name of XfVest Point to even greater heights in the future than its gallant sons have elevated it in the past! , . 143 ' . i l'b'fQ. "'ll1"""Il """"1 .,e f' A X l pg V, ' -f-. lmmi " I ,,.- -"' "" I I I A :Q I ' V I V' A 'I1lrII 3IW !t '-VII N. I OI wve I v II.a I XE 3' I. .1 " " ' own Lf , ,. In.. I I . I Wg 1 IW NW A OFFICERS OF ARMY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION FOR 1907 Piesideizt ........... LIEUTENANT-COLONEL R. L. HOWZE Secretary ....,.................. CAPTAIN O. I. CHARLES Vice-President ...... LIEUTENANT-COLONEL W. B. GORDON ' Repifesentative for Football .... FIRST LIEUT. W. D. SMITH Treasure-r ..... ............. B CAPTAIN I. A. WOODRUFF Representative for General Athletics. .CAPT. H. I. KOEHLER Representative for Baseball ....... CAPTAIN LYTLE BROWN ' CADET ATHLETIC COUNCIL I Athletic Representative for Class of 1907. .BENj. F. CASTLE A I' " " IQO8. ENOCI-I B. GAREY " " " 19O9..R. D. JOHNSON " " 1910. .D. D. PULLEN Captain of Football Team .... ........... R AY C. HILL " " Baseball Teain.. .... EDWIN E. PRITCHETT " " Fencing Teani ...... .... J OHN A. HOLABIRD 144 .. , f . 5.1 ,-11 . L 9 I 'I . M in f, .ff ,,.,f" 4-.fra ,-.J x' x . il I , , . 1 I I Kxrkx Lk A N .5 44, A 1-:3 - XT-Q1 W2 V-3. k"'-23 fu fjj-:eq-fri:.'.1 :Iii 157' 'A rm f.-f E:'i?1hf. J SV ri Q X' I 5, 1 I..-4a,.Jf5'-1. ,-.-Q -5 N11 f'! Eli 511.1 rf... ,- -,ffp Hu: fm, - f- 'Am -f .L1...JJf ISL.-' Q QQ, -asv Ag.-if.. 3 .+"?1'w'Zrr. ,.fu7"A',1u .- 'tr-L 5443. 4-mm: mobil? 6332539 E233 Wi! S512 . 1-.321 , , "Jw - iff -,I v, -'I -m7.uz.:f1QJL-g 22441 L, ,, :Li . 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R AY C. l'TILL Manager for I906 ............ ..., C I-IARLES T. I'TARRIS Assistant Manager for 1906 ..... ..,.. R OBERT E. O,BRIEN Captain for 1907 ........... ..... RODNEY H. SMITH Manager for 1907 ......,....., ..... R OBERT E. O,BRIEN Assistant Manager for 1907 ............... ,... E DNVARD L. KELLY SUBSTITUTES . . . .SEYMOUR Quarterback ....... CASTLE Fullback . ....... WATKINS Left Halfback .... TAYLOR, H. L. Right Halfback .... ......... A RNOLD HEAD COACHES LIEUTENANT GRAVES ASSISTANT COACHES LIEUTENANT TORNEY LIEUTENANT ROCICWELL LIEUTENANT CASAD LIEUTENANT BETTISON CAPTAIN SMITHERS Dare SCHEDULE FOR 1906 Score September 29, Tufts ..........................,. Army, 12, Opp., o October 6, Trinity ............................. Army, 24, Opp., 0 October 13, Colgate ..... ..... A rmy, og Opp., o October 20, Williams ..... Army, 173 Opp., o October 27, Harvard .... ..... A rmy, og Opp., 5 November 3, Yale ...... ..... A rmy, 65 Opp., I0 November 10, Princeton ..., Army, og Opp., A8 November 17, Bucknell .......... ...... G ame cancelled November 24, Syracuse ........... .... A rmy, og Opp., 4 December I, Navy, at Philadelphia .... ..... A rmy, og Navy, I0 First ,TC21111-GAREY, E. B. Qq. b.J, MoosE Ch. b.D, PHILOON Col, AYRES Cendb. HICKAM Cendj, GREBLE Ch. b.J, BEACH Ch. bb. Second Team-GoETz, PATTON, G. S., WATSON, E. M., CRISSY, RUMSEY, MooRE, W., VVHITLEY. ,AV 1' il' -'TJ . er v 'X ,f 1029! iiyllgm Z 1, ij j k . ,I V 'Z 4 -s , if ,f If Ill, I WKN S few in it My ,lf X. .f Zigi-': , ffl, me mg TO -5 ,fir '11 f Yay ! -MCR W Sl' a fi: tg , . li W :-,ii saitlms mt- 'sl wmv 'ifm ismt-1 " X" fig s - Q 't l as i. an f -l:-5 Q E 9 X V SY I G th .x X Q, Q W , R H -Tum X OV A v 3 N U L 'Jim RNS is.. ass -'R suse M as .V Nm - ff e 3 : , ff ' Wt 6 ' ' WN tx' ' Q? QQ A 'N J' 7' if 'Ir ' QQ 5,43 N -Q. 3.5 ,li X, Q Q ,. E55-.TT T K ' If .- .. A - Q msg " A 'lb' 9 u 7 1 1 A e- N 1 'd h ' X MW . ai r " - 1 7 5 'A f ' - 5 B W w i fi ! " h.,, qrggimf, at ,Ba fr A -we - ax -- as get I 7 X n f -. 15 A A IM:-ru-f. ,QE I-TEN Captain Smithers reported at West Point to resume his duties as head coach, he found a MQ-fig squad of about seventy Evadets all eager to learn the new game and work for places on the Army eleven. Lieutenants Graves, Torney and Rockwell had previously reported as assistant coaches, and, assisted by this able staff, the head coach began practice at once. Of the 1905 eleven, seven players remained. The end and center positions were left vacant by the graduation of Gillespie, Rockwell and Abraham, in the backfield, Torney left a vacancy at fullback. Philoon, the substitute center of the 1905 team, was looked upon as Abraham's probable successor, while Beavers' kicking ability made him the choice for Torney's vacancy. About forty can- didates turn'ed out for the end positions. During September there was little time for anything but preliminary practice, but the team that lined up against Tufts for the first game was well instructed in the fundamental principles of the new game. The first two games, with Tufts and Trinity, respectively, were little more than practice games for the Army team, which had heavier and more experienced players than its opponents. The third game, against Colgate, marked the real be- ginning of the season. The Colgate eleven proved to be worthy of the Army's best efforts. Vlfith heavy players, who had been well coached by Mr. Warner, the former Cornell guard, the visiting team was able to keep 'the ball in Army territory dur- ing the first half and prevent our team from scoring in the second half. Unfortunately, Beavers re- received a serious ankle in- jury in this game which forced him to retire and de- prived the Army team of his C. T. HARRIS, JR., Manager services until the Navy game. Pullen's defensiv'e work at guard showed him to be one of our strongest players. Entering the game at a critical moment in the first half, when Colgate had the ball on the Army's 3-yard line, he repulsed two successive plays directed against him and forced Colgate to try an end run, which resulted in the Army's obtain- ing the ball. This contest, ending in a score of O to O, showed that we had a strong defence, but an undeveloped attack. lfVith the Harvard game but two weeks ahead, it was seen that our offensive play must be developed and Beavers' place filled, if we were to triumph over the Crimson team. , The XfVilliams game, following the Colgate contest, resulted in a score of I7 to 0 in the Army's favor. After this game several changes were made in the line positions. Weeks was moved from end back to his old position at tackle, Sultan was shifted from tackle to center, taking Philoon's place, Pullen took Erwin's place at tackle, and the lat- ter was placed beside Weeks in the guard position. Hickam seemed to have taken Weeks' place at end and Hanlon was playing fullback in Beavers? place. The Wed- nesday before the Harvard game, Garey, who had been playing end and quarterback on the first team, broke a leg. This accident was particularly unfortunate, as johnson, the other quarter, was in the hospital, and Mountford was needed at halfback, where he was filling the vacancy left by Smith, also on the injured list. As necessity demanded it, Mountford was shifted to quarterback and Moose put in Smith's position. With a team that had been so hastily put together at the eleventh hour it was not expected that we would make a great showing against Harvard. A low score in Har- vard's favor was all that was hoped for. The surprise that our players gave Harvard was shared by the Corps, but with far greater pleasure than our friends from Cambridge received it. Mountford opened the game by kicking off to Harvard. On their own 25-yard line the Crimson players began the first scrimmage and incidentally learned that VVest Point's line was like a stone wall. Burr, the All-American guard of IQOL5, was imme- diately called backtou punt out of danger, and thereafter Mr. Burr's chief function con- sisted in a series of repetitions of the same act. Although Mountfordls kicks were lower and shorter than .Burr's, our ends, Stearns and Hickam, were down the field faster than I49 R. C. HILL, Captain Harvard's ends, and the handling of Mountford's punts by the Harvard backs was inferior to Mountford's catching of Burr's high spirals. Mountford accepted all chances Cto revert to baseball termsj and succeeded in nearly every instance in running the ball back from ten to thirty yards. Hill's splendid interference was of great aid to him in this work. SEPTEMBER PRACTICE The first half was slightly inWHarvard's favor. VV'e kicked five times to their four, and they worked the ball into our territory shortly before the half ended. A long gain of sixteen yards, made by means of a forward pass, put the ball on the Army's I7-yard line. A short plunge, followed by a mass play, advanced the pigskin to our 3-yard line and both teams braced for the supreme effort. The ball was pushed over, but amid the cheers of the Harvard rooters the Uhonk, honkf' of the referee's horn was heard, and it was the Army's turn to look pleased. Unfortunately for Harvard, Orr, their right end, in an overeager attempt to help the play along, had held an Army player. Instead of scoring five points, Harvard received a penalty of hfteenyards, and in the few minutes of play that remained the Army players charged so fiercely that the ball was forced out of the danger zone. VVhen time was called for the first half, it seemed that the Harvard hoodoo had been broken at last. We were more certain of that fact when the second half be- gan. This half was the Ari-ny's up to the last ninety seconds of play. 'We kept the ball in Harvard's territory all the time and gained sixty-nine yards to their twelve. VVith ninety seconds to play and the ball in West Point's possession on Harvard's 15-yard line, Mountford dropped back to try for a field goal. Then occurred the spectacu- lar pl-ay that proved the Harvard hoodoo to be still un- broken. Mounty held out his hands to receive the pass from the center and the rooters held their breath. The pass was high, Mountford caught it with difficulty, but still attempted to kick. Like a flash, VV'endell, Harvard's speedy fullback, blocked the ball and started down the field with it. Mountford turned to pursue him, but was quickly blocked by a Crimson player. Hill and Moose took up the chase. They gradually closed up on the Har- vard runner. On the I5-yard line Hill made an attempt to bring his quarry down, but his magnificent effort was A BIG GAME ISI 1 1 Q . PRELIMINARIES ineffectual and 'Wfendell gained the goal line, where he was downed by Moose. Burr failed to kick the goal, and the score was 5 to 0 in Harvardis favor. Time was called soon after this play, and another fluky victory over VVest Point was added to the Harvard list. That the game 'was won on luck cannot be said. Weiidell's blocking of the kick was a splendid piece of ngork, and his run for the touchdown was well worthy of the applause it received. But we cannot refrain from comparing the number of yards our team made with Harvard's total gain. Every- one must concede that Harvard was outplayed by the Army in the second half. l52 Ten thousand people came to witness our contest with Yale, which took place one week after the Harvard game. Most of the visitors must have been unaware of our small seating capacity, for only 4,500 spectators were able to find seats. The men of the Corps willingly gave up their seats in the bleachers to save their friends from "stand- ing room only," but they couldn't help wondering why the management had failed to erect another grandstand before the season began. During the week preceding the Yale game many "wolf stories" came from New Haven. "Roorne was in the hos- pital," "Yale had no defence or attack," "seventeen coaches were engaged in a supreme effort to develop a team that could defeat the Army." . These were the rumors, but they deterred our coaches not a whit from the niost careful preparations for the game. During the week, Smith returned from the hos- pital to take his place at halfbackg johnson, R. D., re- turned to relieve Mountford of the quarterback duties, and the latter took Moose's place athalf. Hanlon was put at left end. These were the only changes in the line- up, and the team went into the game with confidence in their own strength and a determination to defeat Yale. Yale's first attempts to advance the ball were signal fail- ures. Our line charged fast and repeatedly broke up the Blue's formations before they could make headway. The redoubtable Tad jones seemed demoralized when Han- lon and Stearns came swooping down upon him. He did some of the most consistent fumbling of punts ever wit- nessed on our field. Unable to gain through our line or around our ends, the sons of Eli saw themselves slowly f , l lv l l l l i l i but surely forced back to their own goal line. When VVeeks fell upon the ball that Jones had dropped when catching one of Mountford's punts on Yalels 46-yard line, Yale's lucky star was seen to pass behind a cloud. The next play, a forward pass to Hanlon and VVeeks, resulted in a 26-yard gain, and placed the ball on Yale's 20-yard line. Smith next made five yardsg repeated the trick on the succeeding play, and ended the series by smashing through for two more. Fighting desperately were the sturdy Elis, but they could not stem the tide of ad- versity. Qvereager to stop our onward march, a Yale player burst through the line before the ball was- snapped, and we received five yards. Witli the ball but four yards from the goal line, Smith plunged through, but cour- teously stopped a few inches from the line, so that Hill could have the honor of scoring the first touchdown made against Yale since Harry Torney and Red Erwin per- formed the trick. Hill made the most of his oppor- tunity and the Corps executed a war-dance. Mounty kicked the goal. Exactly fifteen minutes had elapsed since the kick-off. With ten minutes to play, the Army team received the ball and started out for another touch- down. A 2-yard gain by Smith was followed by an onside kick that gave Yale the ball on our 41-yard line. A successful onside kick put the ball on our 28-yard line in Yale's pos- session. It was Pappy's turn to shine, so he rudely spoiled a fake drop-kick that the young gentlemen from New Haven had planned to try. The ball came back to us and Mountford kicked to jones. It really wasn't Pappy's turn to star, but he didn't care, and we didn't either, when he recovered the ball that Jones muffed. An onside kick to Mr. T. All-American Jones was again taken by Pappy, who seemed to have the habit. With the ball in our possession on their 25-yard line, the situation was tense. Magnificent defence at this critical moment gave Yale temporary relief. Holding us for downs on their I5-yard line, they kicked to Mountford, who seemed to have a temporary attack of Jonesitis. Stearns was quick to recover the ball, however, and again it was Old Eli's turn to look toward the timekeep.er with wistful eyes. Hanlon received a forward pass from Mountford and galloped down to the Blue's 26-yard line. Johnson made ON THE FIVE-YARD LINE three yards to the left and Smith gained "first down" with a 9-yard advance. VVith Yale's line weakening and beaten back, a touchdown seemed inevitable, but time was called and the first half was over. VVinkleman says that Yale's lucky star was of the first magnitude during the second half. Something hap- pened about two minutes after the beginning of the sec- ond half, and when we recovered from the shock we found that Yale had scored six points. Yale's kick-off sent the ball over the line and "Mounty" kicked out for us from the 25-yard line. Yale trieda for- Q? A PUNT BY VEEDER ward pass, but Pullen's red crown bobbed up serenely and the play was blocked. Their kick went out of bounds on our 11-yard line and Mountford fell on the ball. In almost the exact spot that gave Harvard a chance to score in IQO5, Mounty stepped back to kick out of danger. 'The ball was passed back and simultaneously a blue-jerseyed form- hurled itself upon our little halfback. lt was theiform divine of Mr. Forbes, from New Haven. He paused in his flight only long enough to take the ball and then continued his aerial course across the goal line. The goal was kicked and the score stood 6 to 6. After this spectacular play both teams played fast and hard to break the tie. The ball was in our territory most of the time, but a sturdy defence kept it outside of the danger zone. Toward the end of the half, KnoX's long run back of Mountfordls kick put the ball on our 22-yard line. Unable to gain by carrying the ball, Yale tried a short kick, which was caught by Mountford. He re- turned the kick on the next play and it went out of bounds on our 41-yard line. After an unsuccessful for- ward pass by Yale, Veeder tried a goal from field, but it went several yards to the right and we "touched-back." A few minutes later a second attempt was made for a "drop," but the ball went out of bounds on our 1-yard line. Mountford was forced to kick from behind his own goal line, and Knox seized the opportunity to make a fair catch on our 31-yard line. Bigelow kicked the goal from placement and the game was wonifor Yale. Time was called soon afterward. , Although by the score we lost the game, we feel that our team clearly outplayed Yale. The record of the game shows that the Army made 76 yards in 27 trials by line-rushing, while Yale made 265 yards in 22 trials. By forward passes we gained 125 yards and Yale Igyz. In spite of the score, all Army people were well satisfied with the game, and the Princeton contest was anticipated with the expectation of an Army victory. The Tiger team, in championship form, was confident of scoring at least twenty points against the Army. Army supporters were sure that Princeton's hopes were founda- tionless and confidently expected that Vlfest Point would end the series of big games with honor. No one an- ticipated the unfortunate accidents that befell three of our players early in the game and which, without doubt, diminished our attacking strength and ability to score. Princeton's first score was quickly made. A kick-off, which went over our goal line, followed by an exchange of punts, put the ball in Princeton's possession on our 18-yard line. Failing to gain on the next play, which Smith broke up, the Tigers attempted an onside kick. Christy broke through and blocked this, and a Princeton man fell on the ball. In the next three plays Princeton made a first down-one of the two she made in the first half. The two plays that followed netted one yard and a half yard, respectively, so Harlan dropped back to do the obvious thing-try for a field goal. The ball sailed between the goal-posts, and the Jersey rooters went wild. ' Soon after the next kick-off Ruton-Miller, of Prince- ton, struck lfVeeks, who, instead of turning the other cheek, smote back with great effect. Both men were . I I 5 1 -. Y .... 'KM 4 "f ARMY'S BALL ruled off the Held by Referee McCracken, in spite of the fact that the captains of both teams were willing that both offenders should remain in the game. Weeks' place was taken by Sultan, who was relieved of the center position by Philoon. After having played center the greater part of the season, it 'was to belexpected that Sultan would be unable to play the tackle position in the form he dis- played early in the season. iTh!at he did play brilliantly is shown bycthe fact that the Tigerteam- found him im- pregnable and soon gave up their repeated attempts to gain through him. I Soon after W'eeks retired, Smith was injured while assisting in stopping one of the Princeton quick formation plays which involved a successful forward pass. Moose took Smith's place. The last-mentioned play advanced the ball to our 5-yard line, but a I5-yard pen- alty, followed by Pullen's falling on a fumbled ball, put the ball in our possession on our 20-yard line. Pullen's ' FUMBLE? splendid work in breaking through to fall on the free ball resulted most disastrouslyjf-or the Army. His knee was badly sprained in the effort, and later he was forced to follow Weelcs to the side lines. Fowler, a man who had never played in a game, took Pullen's place. Prince- ton found him no weaker than Pullen, and much credit ... ... - Rfk is due to him for rising to the occasion in spite of his in- experience. Before Pullen retired, Mountford kicked to Dillon, who made a fair catch on Army's 36-yard line. Harlan's at- tempt to kick goal was successful, and the score stood 8 to 0 in Princeton's favor. The rest of the half was all in the Army's favor. Mount- ford kicked, off to Dillon on the 5-yard line, who ran the ball back thirteen yards. Unable to gain through' our line or around our ends, Princeton soon kicked and Hanlon secured the ball on the Army's 45-yard line. In two downs the Army made seven yards and then kicked to Dillon. An unsuccessful forward pass by the Tigers gave the Army the ball on their opponents' 31-yard line. A short gain on a mass play, followed by an I8-yard gain by Hanlon on a forward pass, took the ball to Princeton's I2-yard line. The next play resulted in a fumble, and one of Princeton's alert forwards was on the ball in a flash. Their kick-out was caught "fair" by johnson on the Army's 40-yard line. Mountford's try at goal from this position was unsuccessful. During the remainder of the half the ball was in Princeton's territory, but never near enough to their goal line to cause anxiety. The second half opened with Ayers in Stearns' place at right end, the latter having sustained a broken nose in the first half. ' In this half Princeton had less success in advancing the ball than in the first period. Both teams resorted to kicking-Princeton to advance the ball and Army to keep the ball out of the danger zone. Sterling defence by the Army team on its 25- and Io-yard lines gave them the . ' , ball on downs. Princeton's only chance to score was on a free kick, following a fair catch by Dillon. The ball went to one side and rolled over the goal line, Shortly before the half ended, Hanlon secured the ball during one of Princeton's mass plays, and ran about sixty yards to Princeton's 3-yard line, where he was overtaken and thrown. The referee called the ball back, on the ground that it was "down', at the time Hanlon seized it. The half ended with the ball in Princeton's possession in our territory and rapidly nearing our goal. This game was an unlucky one for the Army in point of accidents. Smith, Hanlon and Stearns were injured enough to be kept out of practice for two weeks, and Pullen's injury disabled him for the remainder of the season, VVith the Navy game but three weeks ahead, the absence of these four men from practice was a serious drawback to our development. During the week follow- ing the Princeton game there was little practice. Rain on Tuesday and snow on Thursday ruined the field and rendered it necessary to cancel the game with Bucknell on November 17th. The game scheduled for November 24th was with Syracuse. The fact that Syracuse had defeated Lafayette by a score of I2 to 5 indicated that they had a strong team. The Syracuse line was one of the heaviest in the East, and it was well supported by speedy backs. Qur team, weakened by the absence of Pullen, Smith and Hanlon, was not expected to make an excellent showing in the game. Our expectations were most unhappily ful- filled. There is little to be said about the game. Syracuse out- played us and won a well-earned victory. With a stiff norther to aid him, Stein scored a goal from the field on his fifth attempt in the first half. This was the only scoring done in the game. , In the second half we had the wind, but were appar- ently unable to take advantage of it. Syracuse had an ....... . . 'Sill "REEF YOUR ALTITUDE. " opportunity to try a place-kick from our 21-yard line, but we kept the ball in their territory most of the time during this period. VVhen time was called the Army team had met its fourth consecutive defeat-the' straw that broke the camel's back. Ln But four defeats were only considered as merely inci- dental to our preparation for a victory over the Navy. Our invalids were not fully recovered, but it was con- fidently expected that all except Pullen would be in con- dition to enter the Navy game, December IST. The story of the Navy game will be found elsewhere in this volume-it is a tale to be read when 'fthe melancholy days have come." To conclude this synopsis of our season without a word for the Hscrubsv would.be to commit a grave sin of omission. The lowliest scrub is as important a factor in the development of the first team as the head coach. The scrubs constitute the experimental laboratory of the coaches and first team players. If the coaches have a nr.. .4 -. A AROUND THE END new play they "try it on the scrubs first." If the coaches have a new cuss word they try it on the scrubs first, last, and all the time. Yea, verily, the scrub earneth his toast. The football season of 1906 may not be called success- ful. The object of our development during a season is to produce a team that will defeat the Navy. That we reached our full development too early in the season must be admitted. T The strain of three big games was more than our men could stand, and at the end of the series they had become too familiar with defeat. We are proud of the splendid work done by every man on the Army team this year. They proved themselves at least the equals of the best players in the country. Gur line was impregnable, our backs a tower of strength in de- fensive work and hard-fighting offensive players. Hill was a worthy leader of a splendid eleven, and it was only ill luck that prevented his carrying the team through a thoroughly successful season. His loss by graduation, as well as that of Sultan and Moose, will be keenly felt. Lieutenant Graves' earnest efforts to produce a win- ning team in the face of adverse circumstances are most heartily appreciated by the Army. His assistants, Lieu- tenants Torney, Rockwell, Casad and Bettison, rendered valuable assistanceg and the team was no less in debt to them than to the head coach for its knowledge of the new game. I9o7 had hoped to graduate with the remembrance of four football victories over the Navy. We can be con- tent with theuremembrance of three, however, as we are confident that the Army team of 1908, under the leader- ship of Rodney Smith, will gain the victory that we-hoped for this year. . The Navy team scored a well-earned victory on Frank- lin Field last fall. Playing a strong defensive game in the first half, when the wind favored the Army, they fin- ished the period without having been scored against. In the second half, showing an excellent knowledge of football strategy and ability to take advantage of the new rules, the Navy players scored the ten points that broke the list of five Army victories. It is not belittling the Navy team to say that our team was not at its best on Franklin Field, December Ist. A hard schedule, which included games with Harvard, Yale and Princeton on successive Saturdays and a game with the strong Syracuse team one week before the game at Philadelphia, proved too great a strain for the Army players and developed in them the habit of play- ing a defensive game. No member of the Army team was stale when the game at Franklin Field was played, but the team as a whole lacked the vim and dash that had been its chief characteristic early in the season. Thirty thousand people saw the game. The stands were filled to overflowing with representatives of both branches of the service, government dignitaries, state and municipal officials and distinguished foreigners. The Middies arrived in little informal groups, and their stand was filled when the Corps reached the field, march- ing in column of squads. . Soon the siren yell rang out from the Navy section, and its echoes had not died away before the f'long Corpsl' was ringing out to find an echo in the hearts of all loyal Army men. As if in answer to the call of its supporters, the Navy team appeared, followed by its subs and scrubs, 159 x I v gn, 'l .499 , 1 I f M, g '-.ff f L I l 5 fx I I I I K I I af 1?- f. X , 1 ffl O 4 'i' v qh'W,JV7 , fi , if' Q 1 , ff , . .,-,ig - ,,,, mai They received applause from Army and Navy alike, but the Army's best efforts were reserved for the gray- blanketed squad which had not appeared. They had but a moment to wait. An Army girl's, "There they are l" brought every man in the Corps to his feet with cap in hand or sailing high in air. The Army yell, with three "teams" on it, was then given to the pluckiest Army team that ever brought the Army honor. The preliminaries were soon ended. Hill won the toss for the Army and chose the north goal, with the wind in his favor. The Navy team lined up along the center of the fieldi "Are you ready, Captain Hill?l' "All ready, sir." "Are you ready, Captain Spencer?" "Aye, aye, sir." A shrill whistle, a quick advance by Norton, and the game was on. The ball sailed swift and low against the north wind and swerved to the left into Stearns, arms. From the I5-yard line, where it was so suddenly stopped, the yellow spheroid was carried in swift pas- sage to the Army's 36-yard line. Good generalship de- manded that the Army take advantage of the wind, so Beavers dropped back to a punting position, but the kick was blockediand the Navy secured the ball in Army territory. The Navy tried an end run only to be rudely interrupted by Hanlon and Hill. Then the Navy must have forgotten that there were eight yards to be gained in the next two downs, else what could have prompted them to try a play through our line? The sons of Eli, of old Nassau, of fair Harvard, could have told how futile such an attempt would be. The Navy suddenly realized that they were on a f'third down" with seven yards to gain. An attempted forward pass ended with Beavers and the ball on the Navy's 42-yard line. Beavers punted again, and Douglas returned the com- pliment, but Johnson fumbled the ball, the Navy getting it on the Army,s 42-yard line. The north stand thought something wonderful had happened. What they thought of the next play hadibest not be recorded here. Douglas tried a run around the end on a fake kick, but Buzzsaw Christy downed him for a big loss. Soon the Army had the ball, and Beavers tried a drop-kick. The kick was blocked, but Hanlon recovered the ball. Twenty-one yards to the Navy line! The Corps yells at route step, the Brigade gives an imitation of a weak siren-Ray Hill gains five. Eddie Hanlon follows the lead with five more. He continues the motion with two more. Hill adds two. The Navy pipes all hands and reefs topsails on her 6-yard line. A forward pass to Stearns results in a touchback. Narrow escape, Navy! It cost us the Yale game to learn the art of blocking kicks, and it nearly cost the Navy the Army-Navy game. Douglas had to punt, and his kick, blocked on Navy's 17-yard line, went to the Army. Hanlon dis- played his versatility by transforming himself from an end into a halfback and charged the Navy two yards for this stunt, Smith thought the price too low, so he added three more. Beavers' drop-kick sailed fair and true- but a foot below the crossbar. Time to breathe again, Navy. ' After the Navy's kick-out, the ball changed hands several times to vary the monotony, but soon found itself in the.Army's possession, and after gains by Hill, Hanlon and Smith and two unsuccessful tries at drop-kicks by Beavers, and on the Navyls 53-yard line, Beavers made seven yards around right end. Then Stearns, securing the ball on a short kick and with a .clear Held ahead, started on a gallop Navyward. A Stearns chase by the Navy ensued. Our plucky end fell-time was up. Old Father Time had saved the game for the Navy. The second half opened with theeArmy defending the south goal, giving the Navy the wind. The Navy at once adopted kicking tactics, and during the first part of the half the game became a kicking contest between Douglas and Beavers. Slowly but surely the Navy kicker gained over Beavers. Soon the Navy, being in possession of the ball on the Army's 34-yard line, began rushing tactics. A mass play resulted in no gain. The next play was a forward pass, but the ball struck the ground and Johnson caught it like a flash. The next instant every man, woman and child at Franklin Field was watching as pretty an exhibition of running and dodging as ever was seen on a gridiron. Three Navy men lay between our little quarterback and the Navy goal. ' g Twisting. and dodging, he evaded them all and sped onward eighty yards for a touchdown, but his valiant effort had been in vain. According to the rules, the ball was f'dead" when it struck the ground after being passed by a Navy man, and Iohnson's run had only been a l A. i funeral march of Army hopes. VX7hen the ball had been brought back the Army at once resumed a kicking game. The Navy followed suit and gradually forced the kicking into the Army territory. After two fake kicks by Beavers and Hill, the former dropped behind the Army goal line to kick the ball out of danger. Sultan made an excellent pass and Beavers' kick went exactly where he intended it to go-far to the left, where there would be but a minimum possibility of a place-kick in the event of a fair catch by the Navy. A "There is a tide in the affairs of men," etc.-we all know that quotation. It may well apply to football players and teams. Norton seized his opportunity when he made a fair catch of Beavers' punt. Northcroft immortalized himself in the annals of the Navy when he sent the placed ball straight and true between the Army goal-posts. The score was 4 to o in the Navy's favor. The change of goals after the Navy's score gave Beavers the advantage of the wind again, and he made a beauti- ful kick-off to the Navy's I5-yard line. The Navy was un- able to gainhby rushing, and Douglas was forced to kick. johnson fumbled the punt and a Navy man secured the ball on the'Army's 40-yard line. Two trials at advancing the ball netted the Navy four yards. A forward pass from Norton on the Army's 30-yard line was received by Ingram, the Navy fullback, who, with 'splendid inter- hi ference, carriedthe ball over the line. Another Middie had emblazoned his name on the walls of the Navy's Hall of Fame. The goal was kicked-the score made IO to O. The Army was not defeated-seven minutes remained before the end of the second half. VVith unflagging spirit and determination they re- newed the struggle. Every man on the team more than upheld the honor of the Corps and Army. But the time- keeper's whistle ended the game before they could make their efforts tell. ' The Navy was the victor. The Army team had suf- fered an honorable defeat. Sunday afternoon, December 2, IQO6, at 3.30 p. m., a special train rolled into the VVest Point station. Its coming was announced by a "long Corpsn yell, in which 'every man of the Corps joined with all his might and main. The train stopped, and the first football man to appear upon the platform was seized by his classmates and borne upon their shoulders to the waiting bus. With one exception, every other man of the squad was borne aloft to the conveyance that has witnessed the return of many an Army team. Fearing to cause VVeeks greater suffering than he was already experiencing from his injured side, the Corps formed a line for him from the car to the bus, and with heads bared cheered him 'as he slowly and painfully walked across, the platform. No greater honor has ever been paid to a man of the Corpsg no honor was ever better deserved. This was the Army's way of receiving a defeated team-the expression of Army spirit and loyalty. Thus ended our season, the unluckiest, but one of the most creditable the Army team ever played through. ,ff We look forward to the season of 1907 with a feeling of perfect confidence in the Army team's ability to crown itself with a victory and regain the laurels which it so well deserved to win this year. ISQO-NHVY 24, 1891 1892 1893 1900 Total games won A ARMY-NAVY SCORES WINNER . WINNER Army 0. 1 Navy 16. -Navy 12, Army 4. -Navy 6, Army 4. 1899- Army 32, Army 17, Navy 5. Navy 11, Army 7. IQOI-Army II, Navy . 1902- 5 Army 22, Navy 8. 1903-Army 40, Navy 5. 1904 1905- -Army II, Navy 0. Army 6, Navy 6 Ctiej IQO6-NAVY 10, Army 0. Navy IO8, Army 154. I 1-. 3 . .1 7 " jj Y f,.Z ,Q Navy 5, Army 6. Total points: 4 .4692 . if, an 1 ,221 .N Ka -254213 ii 164 no ,fr r ' 4' U' w4sA J, Q ,fu- fh , I .3 1, H, I". , ,.. f , - Ewa, , . . . " ,211 ,- EJ' Avg ,j " I f 1 .,9 Y I 'fr . fa Off.: lf' ', ' .' f y""', v ig!! 1 5 1-F V1 , ' ,- V ' V 5 ' f'??iff.,, if J- 'L"' ' ' ' 1 ' N- 5 . - "- "'-"'u , 1- ' ' - -- ' al." .0 ii: I, I , I .LG V . , H ,fr 52. ,. f - 11 - ' - ff fr, --r--4.3:-55,1 y,, . - fd. wh 1f,q,Q ,k ,.,.A , 2 ,I A1154 -- if iii 'iz ffii' ' '7 ' gf U ff frfjj -'-1 453-G, L' 1 "' f3'-- -5: G "U 1 3:5 My -5 ff feii 7 f Q:,A,g4?ifiA - : I '13 i ,TAI JF" dv' J . :: "tid iff' 1? "tr ' X Vwspef' f , 1,1 1 ,.'4A,f. I4-TFA! . 7 e -'f -QEM-f 'S pwff ' A ff. F ,W -' -'I-Lax fn", ' 'ru' I' I J J .,,1 J 1 . 1. f 4 f ' ,f x ' . X ,, f 1 , Ee X X ' F 7 1 x f 'Q - ,5"'1L X, M Q , s if 7 1 ' F .Ay re , 9, 'fl I Mr ,M x In gf, . E13 ag' V, 'I ' I Alfie? . .9 74 au? - au , -' c-cf? ' V' .rf . J i' ,',,g?5F5,.L 3.ff'?1iabw - R Ei .rw ..44.,-' .J 3,75 .A - . r -:ff Q-:Y - A-,,fr. n - . - 1 A .fp ln, eta' uf, , 5, 4,134 - - ,Augi ' 1 , ef, .:-'-- 3, :,, L .yd 1 f at .I ,5 3 I t g? 4 X,-lr Q v . f w , Hx ,ni Q ,V EJ, s 5-'rw 4,,,,,- ' Wmwuww afn A Q Na.-...L - . , Vg, .f- N1 ,J -A 1 ffiivy, .' 'ff' 2 , Q:"',bfj' gf .f f'j:f,,fg215:'.,- fx ' 1 -of 5 'N 'J:.' .4 J! . 5 . ,ru , wg' J ' 1 at -43g4'5.." 451- Q 4 f , L 'Niki' ' Lf lid Q 'q -pfyy' I fimlfi: 'ffl 31' fr f "1 J-I Rf., w we 'Nici ir' 2-45 of 0 ' .f , I 1 .5 4 Q A I r MN pf IM BASEBALL TEAM, 1906 I66 I THE MEYER '09 . . . . .First Base HANSON '07 . . 5 VVAGNETL, '07 . . . . . Second Base jormsori, '09 ' ' ' Rlght Fwd 1 PRITCHETT, '07 . . . . .Short Stop MOUNTFORD, '09 . . .Catcher ,fre GRONINGER, '08 . . . . .Third Base BEAVERS, '08 Pit le ROCKWELL, C. K., '06 . . .Left Field LANE, '06 ' ' C' Y -9 BONESTEEL, 'OS . . . . .Centre Field -I n SUBSTITUTES . , A- 2-ff, MATHUES, '09 GILLESPIE, '07 VVYMAN, '07 , EAST1VfAN, '07 GORDON, '08 JAMES, '07 5 71683 GEIGER, '08 HANLON, '08 53 1, 39 lj, coAcH ' 'MR. HOULE I ASSISTANTS 3, Al LIEUTENANT ABBo'r and LIEUTENANT GRAHAM 1 235 Captain for 1906-CHARLES K. R0cKwELL, '06 Captain for 1907-EDXVIN E. PRITCHETT, '07 ,L Manager for 1906-ROBERT N. CAMPBELL, '06 Manager for 1907-ROY B. STAVER, '07 ' , SCHEDULE FOR 1906 Date Team ' Army Opponents Date Team Army Opponents April 14. . . . . Rutgers. . . . .16' 1 May I2 . . . Fordham . . . . . . 8 5 " 18 . . Johns Hopkins . . . 3 2 " 16 . . Pennsylvania State . . . . 2 9 'f 21 . . . . . Columbia .... . 2 3 " IQ 22nd Reg. Eng. N. G., N. Y. . 18 0 " 25. . . . New York Uniyersity . . . 7 3 I " 23 .... .Manhattan .... . .23 2 " 28. . . . Wesleyan ..., . 6 3 " 26 ..... Navy ..... . 8 5 May 2 . . .... Yale .... . 2 - 5 " 30 Seventh Reg. N. G., N. Y. . . 3. 2 " 5 . . . . Trinity . . . 6 2. june 2 . U. S. S. Pennsylvania . . 7 2 " 9. . . . Georgetown . Rain TOTAL RUNS Army, ur Opponents, 44 I67 .nf f' af' 541' 'ind s A ff ff N H . V Q ' -' I I . I I A.. il' if ,gi 51" 'I .17 f Q I 2--' i T . H7-' 46 Q, ,fi,. through May, Time was when it was customary to apologize for our baseball team. Year after year, however, each spring has witnessed the develop1n'ent of a team a bit better than its predecessor, so that to-day we are as justly proud of our achievements in baseball as of those in any other sport. Our successes in baseball are all the more remarkable when the difficulties under which our team struggled are considered-little or no time for practice because of the demands of studies and drills, and the lack of a training table worthy of the name. A Despite all this, the team of HIQO6H brought glory to itself and honor to the Academy. Of fourteen games played it won eleven, and crowned its victories with the true diadem of suc- cess-the winning of the game with the Navy. The season of 1906 opened late, due to the long winter. However, we won the opening game with Rutgers, and from then on could be noticed the gradual development of the team. We lost to Columbia in a well-played game, but won the intervening contest with Johns Hop- kins. In a close battle on May 2d, in which we outbatted the visitors, we lost to Yale. Never- theless, our improvement continued, especially in batting, and we held a winning streak all playing twice a week and losing only to Pennsylvania State College, Trinity, Manhattan, the Twenty- second Regiment, all fell before us, and we registered our iirst victory in years over Fordham. On the 25th of May came our memorable defeat of the Navy at Annapolis. That game is described in detail elsewheref It was followed by two contests at home, both of which we won-the first from the Seventh Regiment, the second from the champions of the North Atlantic fleet, the team of the U. S. S. Pennsylvania. Of the individuals of last year's team little need be said. The statistics that follow show how they played from a baseball standpoint, but no figures can show with what spirit they played. The true Army spirit was consist- ently displayed and no jealousies or internal dissensions marked the season. Under the able leadership of Rockwell, C. K., and the good coaching of Mr. Houle, assisted by Lieutenants Abbot and Graham, individuality was made subordinate, and as a result efficient team work was developed. 168 .P A word as to the season of 1907. We can hardly hope to replace Rockwell and Lane, but they are the only ones we lose and we have good substitutes, to say nothing of some good material in the Fourth Class. As to the coach, we have Mr. I-Ioule back again. Pritchett has been elected captain for 19075 he has chosen Staver for the manager- ship, and Captain Lytle Brown remains as baseball representative in the Athletic Asso- ciation. The team of 1907 starts out with the definite purpose of breaking the hoodoo that has prevented either team from winning on their own grounds. That it will do so we feel sure, and thus it will win the title of the greatest Army baseball team to date. Some statistics follow: . SCHEDULE FOR 1907 Union .... ............................. ..... A p ril I3 Lehigh .... . . " I7 Harvard ................. " 20 Yale ...................... . . " 24 University of Pennsylvania . . . ..... " 27 Lafayette .................. ..... M ay I Columbia ................ . . . " 4 New York University ..... " 8 Virginia ................... " I 1 Pennsylvania State College . . . " I5 Navy ..................... " 18 Colgate . . . . . . " 22 Fordham . . ............. " 25 Trinity ......................... . " 29 Seventh Regiment, N. G., N. Y .... ..... ' ' 30 Vifesleyan ..................... .-..- I H116 I I69 - E. E. PRITCHETT, Capt X R. B. STAVER, Manager TEAM AVERAGES ' BATTING 1.5. R. s.B. s.H. H. Percent Team 488 111 52 18 152 312 Opponents 43K 44 23 9 78 AV 180 FIELDING A R. 0. A. E.' Per cent. Team 371 198 50 919 Opponents 345 201 72 883 INDIVIDUAL AVERAGES FIELDING BATTING G R k N P o A E Pe' G R k N m A B Pe' 311165 all HITIGS 1 1 1 1 Cent' HITICS an 3 GS - 1 cent 4 1 Wilmer 0 1000 3 1 Hanlon 5 600 3 2 James o 1000 I2 2 Beavers ' 37 487 9 3 Meyer 2 980 5 3 jolmson 16 437 4 4 Mathues 2 948 4 4 Wxlmer 3 375 I2 5 Beavers 2 947 13 5 Rockwell 52 375 I3 6 Mo111:1tfo1'd 6 946 5 6 Lane ll 353 3 7 Eastman 1 944 I4 7 Pritchett 56 357 5 8 Lane 1 941 I3 8 Wag11er 46 347 I3 9 Rockwell I 933 I4 9 Groninger 58 310 I4 I0 Groninger 4 909 9 IO Meyer 35 237 12 II Hanson 1 909 4 II Geiger 7 235 5 I2 johnson 1 888 4 X2 Mathues I2 250 I4 I3 Pritchett 8 866 3 I3 James 4 250 I4 I4 Bonesteel 2 866 12 I4 Hanson 45 244 I3 I5 Wagner I2 S51 I4 15 Bonesteel 50 240 1 16 Wyman 1 800 I3 16 Monntford 38 I42 4 I7 Geiger 3 750 3 17 Eastman 4 000 3 18 Hanlon 3 727 1 18 Wyman 4 000 I70 K - J the crowd of five thousand people "The 'fate which has prevented a single Army- Navy baseball game from being won on the home grounds still prevails, and NVest Point conquered to-day by a score of 8 to 5." That is the story in a nutshell, we invaded the enemy's country and returned victorious. On Friday, May 25th, the squad left for An- napolis. Due to the generosity of the Athletic Council, the whole squad, consisting of twenty- nine men, was taken. That night we spent in Baltimore-much to the delight of the scrubs- and we arrived at Annapolis about IO a. m., Sat- urday morning. The game was played that afternoon. The Navy adherents were, of course, present in great numbers, but the Army was well represented by visiting officers and the cavalrymen from Fort Myer, who turned out the "long Corps" yell in a very effective manner. It was a great game. Of the thirteen runs made in the entire game, seven were made in the ninth inning, both teams finishing in a whirl- wind ot hits and runs that provided a hair-raising finish. There were many critical moments, and was all on edge during the game. After the game we were tendered a reception by the Superintendent, Admiral Qands and eveivbody attended the hop in the evening. It would be impossible to continue this account without saying a word of appreciation foi the treatment our men received at the hands of the Navy. The hospitality of the sailors is matchless fiom the moment l7l ' of our arrival until we left, the officers and midshipmen extended the cadets every kindness and courtesy possible. In addition, our officers in charge of the trip allowed us every liberty, their treatment of us was all that could be desired. No team has ever returned to West Point from an athletic trip with more pleasant memories. We arrived home Sunday evening in a pouring rain, but we were met at the station by the entire Corps. The demonstration that followed in honor of the team has never been equaled in heartiness and enthusiasm in the history of Army athletics. The details of the game follow: First Inning. Army-Rockwell went out at first, Gill to Symington. Pritchett hit to right. Groninger struck out, but Hambsch dropped the ball, Pritchett making second on the throw to first. Beavers singled to left, scoring Pritchett, and took sec- ond on the throw home. Wagner flied to Theobald. One run. Navy-Gill hit to left, but was forced at second by Symington and thrown out, Beavers to Wagner. Symington was caught trying to steal second, and Goldthwaite struck out. No runs. 4 Second Inning. Army-johnson out, second to first, and Wagner singled to left. A double play, when Mountford flied to Theo- bald, put Wagner out at first. No runs. Navy-Theobald hit to left and was sacrificed to second by Thibault. Needham was given a base, but Hambsch struck out and Lombard fouled to Mountford. No runs. . Third Inning. Army-Bonesteel was thrown out, Gill to Symington. Rockwell was safe when Symington dropped Gill's throw Pritchett flied to Theobald and Rockwell was caught stealing. No runs. Navy-Bacon was safe on Wagner's fumble and was advanced to second by Gill's out, Groninger to Meyer. Symington fanned, but Goldthwaite reached first on Groninger's juggle. Theobald hit to left, scoring Bacon. Thi- bault reached first when Meyer dropped Wagner's throw, but he was forced by Needham. One run. . Fourth Inning. Army-Groninger drew a base and went to third when Beavers singled. When Beavers started to steal second no one covered the bag and Hambsch threw wild, scoring Groninger. Baconls return was also wild, scoring Beavers. Johnson waited successfully, but Meyer fiied to Gill and Mountford to Goldthwaite. Two runs. Navy-Hambsch flied to Bonesteel and Lombard drew a ba . B ' 'l inger put Symington out at first. No runs. 7 se acon sing ed, but Gill struck out and Gron- l72 ' Fifth Inning. Army-Bonesteel flied to Bacon 3 then Rockwell put a three-bagger over third. The "squeeze," with Pritchett at the bat, scored Rockwell, Pritchett going out at first. Groninger fanned. One run. Navy-Goldthwaite struck outg Theobald drew four balls. Thibault drove a vicious one at Beavers, but went out at first and Needham swung vainly thrice. No runs. Sixth Inning. V Army-Beavers fanned, XfVagner popped to Bacon, and Johnson struck out. No runs. Navy-Hambsch and Lombard struck out, Bacon got a base and Gill flied to Bonesteel. No runs. Seventh Inning. Army-Meyer was safe when Symington dropped Lombard's throw, and Mountford reached first on Needham's poor toss. Bonesteel advanced them both by a bunt, but Rockwell flied to Thibault and Mountford was doubled off second. No runs. Navy-Symington got a base and was doubled by Groninger on Goldthwaite's fly. Theobald walked, but Thi- bault fanned. No runs. Eighth Inning. Army-Pritchett singled, Groninger sacrificed, Beavers went out to Needham, and Vifagner struck out. No runs. Navy-Needham was hit and Hambsch sacrificed. Lombard and Bacon filled the bases, Pritchett throwing Need- ham out at the plate. Gil1's drive to left scored Lombard, but Symington flied to Beavers. One run. Ninth Inning. L Army-johnson started with a double to left, Bacon fumbled Meyer's drive, and Lombard's error on Mountford's hit filled the bases. Bonesteel fouled to Lombard, but Rockwell cleaned the bases and scored himself on a drive past Goldthwaite. Pritchett out, third to first. Groninger singled and Beavers struck out. Four runs. Navy-Goldthwaite singled and Theobald followed suit, Goldthwaitexwas out at third on Rockwell's throw. Theobald came home on a blocked passed ball. Thibault got a base, Needham singled and Groninger dropped Hambsch's liner, filling the bases. Van Auken batted for Lombard and forced Thibault at the plate, Meyer to Mountford. Bacon's and Gil1's singles scored Needham and Hambsch. Symington drove a homer past Rockwell, but it went foul by a foot. He then drove a liner to Rockwell, whose catch ended the inning and the game. Three runs. l73 THE SCORE ARMY. NAVY. Positions. a.b. r. Ib. 2b. 3b. t.b. s.b. s.h. p.0. a. e. Positions. a.b. r. Ib. 2b. 3b Rockwell, lf. ..... 5 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 1 0 Gill, ss ............ 6 0 3 0 0 Pritchett, ss.... 4 1 2 o 0 2 0 1 . 0 1 0 Symington, 1b ..... 5 0 0 0 0 Groninger, 3b .... 3 I 1 0 0 I 0 1 2 4 2 Goldthwaite, lf ..... 5 0 I 0 0 Beavers, p ..... 5 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 Theobald, rf ..... 3 I 3 1 0 0 Wagner, 2b .... 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 I 1 Thibault, cf .... 4 0 0 0 0 Johnson, rf .... 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 Needham, p .... 3 1 1 0 0 Meyer, 1h ...... 4 1 1 0 0 ,I 1 0 6 1 I Hambsch, e .... 4 I 0 0 0 Mountford, c ..... 4 I 0 0 0 0 0 0 I2 1 I Lombard, 3b .... 4 1 0 0 0 Bonesteel, cf ..... 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 I 2 0 0 Bacon, 2b ......... 4 1 2 0 0 - - - - - - - - - - - ikVan Auken, 3b....... I 0 0 0 0 ' Totals ..... .... 3 5 8 6 I 2 I4 1 3 27 I2 5 ' ----- Totals ............. 39 5 IO 0 0 SUWEBYINNUWS iBmmdf0rL0mbMdinnmH1mnmg Army ...... I 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4-8 Navy ....................... 0 0 I 0, 0 0 0 I 3-5 Two-base hit-Johnson. Three-base hits-Rockwell C21 Hit by pitched ball-Needham. Struck out-By Needham, 6, by Beavers, 9. Base on balls-Off Needham, 2, off Beavers, 7. Stolen bases- Bacon, Meyer. Left on bases-Army, 5, Navy, 15. Passed balls- Mountforcl, IQ Hambsch, I. Double plays-Theobald to Syming- ton, Groninger to Meyer, Theobald to Bacon. Umpire-Mr. Evans, American League. Time of game-I hour and 55 minutes. Attend- ance, 5,o0o. 1901 .... . 1902 .... . 1903 ..........., Total runs, RECORD OF ARMY AND NAVY Army. Navy. . . 4 3 1904. . . . . 3 5 1905. . . .. N0 game. 1906. .. Army, 285 Navy, 24. I mai. . t.b. s.b. s.h. p.o. a. e. o 1 2 1 0 9 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 o 0 1 1 0 o o . 5 1 o 6 2 1 0 1 3 1 o 5 I 2 0 0 0 0 0 27 15 9 Army. Navy, . 8 2 . ... 5 9 . 8 5 .. ..-, .-1.-mam isgm ' Rafi, Yam iagitgag, iw A 4 'Riga gg 65? aa-5, -v ..',u 'g LM gy-. G '. r . 'vl ,. ' , .. 1 5:25-'19 l"i3f'A5x2 '54 19 'a an F ' H" A 'A pff-jf 'J QQ W L6 ' 335 ,gn ws' " ,452 W 6 ,255 'barikamfy f SME hill! 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V 'ff - ' ,. ,5 . -'ff' W, Q ,Q ,f " ,915 j ' --",.",.-f K. gt I -,gflf -U. ,W .,.'g,,jg9g - , 1 . ,- ff f,..:'.f if K. : . ,3,:.'xf, ' ' jk' , filfvf ,"' .1 'Y' f T- . 11' XL M - A. ,1 ye ' -.. 45 T' ', ' .2'f'jf-T , ',fq2-fp'-'A' 'i,gj:,a1-', 0 ,Q-1 f ,E hx ,- 1 diff' FENCING SQUAD, I 906 I 76 WILTAIFORD, 1906 PIUMPHREYS, 1906 DICKINSON, 1908 FIRST SUBSTITUTE AYRES, 1908 THE SQUAD . - L HOLABIRD, 1907 CARROLL, 1909 GREBLE, 1909 PFEIL, 1907 CHASE, T. M., 1909 HARDING, 1909 SE SNEED, 1908 FARMAN, 1909 MILLS, IQOQ , W I . SEARS, 1909 SMITH, R. D., 1909 DUAL MEETS l vsxfzvf f Army, 75 Pennsylvania, 1 Army, 15, Prmceton, 1 ,591 Army, 85 Yale, I Army, 6 5 Columbia, 3 ,,g ?, .'fL5 INTERCOLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT 553 Team Won Lust Percentage X Army .. 31 II .738 Harvard 23 IQ .548 A A fl Navy . . . . . 22 20 .524 f' Columbia . . . IQ 23 -452 K Comm . 16 26 .382 W' 177 -,-:-: X V.: ,. r i -.Z r Z i Fencing at the Academy is Gaining more T " adherents every year. Wlieii first introduced it was confined to instruction in a general way, e ...1 and was regarded more or less as an irksome task Wfhen, however, it was arranged that we should send a team to the intercollegiate meet, interest began to awaken and has been grow- :.:rQ-. '.,,., .r:., . . znxaf- -w 1: SEK? iiifiiiilik- YQRQQEIIQFT:-4:-.ff'f'F 1 - ,V-:1:s:s::.. ' Ei: ing ever since. The record made by our teams is a proud one. VVith but one exception we have taken N "sk every intercollegiate meet since I902, and that 'is' 'ti one was lost to our brothers of the Navy. iii During this timewe have produced individual champions in Strong and Honeycutt, of '04, and Breck- enridge, of fog. Last year we aclded two more to our credit-lfVilliford, '06, and Dickinson, '08, tied for this honor. During the season of 1906 we were the successful con- testants in every match held' at Vlfest Point, and closed the season by winning the intercollegiate meet and bring- esm-., .fs :--:ru . .. in - :-.4-.1.-.Q x ' "" J. A. HOLABIRD, Captain Q,-,,.,ga:Nx: t -. 5, ing back to Wfest Point the trophy which had been wrested from us the previous year. , ,.,,,,, The fencing season is one of hard, tiresome work. It means a sacrifice of time and an ex- penditure of energy which are repaid only by -x,,:53.': . . . . the satisfaction of know1ng that one is work- ing for the good name of the Academy. In this sport, more than any other, are needed a cool head, a clear, quick eye and physical activity that make continuous work an absolute neces- sity. In fencing, when a man steps on the mat he has himself only to depend upon. There is no team work which might hide individual mistakes, no relying on some other personis cooler judgment. Victory or de- feat is in his own hands. Such training is particularly valuable to an army ofhcer. - 4 l78 0 These remarks apply not only to the men who make the team, but to the other mem- bers of the squad as well. The only glory which comes to them is of the reflected sort. If the team does well it means that they of the squad have done their full part in forcing their comrades onward. and if defeat comes it is theirs to share in its chagrin. To Captain Koehler, above all others,.are we indebted for whatever has been done for fencing here. He it is who, in past years, has given to the sport a devotion hardly repaid even by the success which his teams have achieved unless it be that greater reward-the grati- tude of the members of the squad, and their unshakable confidence in his judgment and counselings. To Mr. Vauthier, who came to us last year, we also owe a large debt for his unselfish efforts in our behalf, as well as to Lieutenant Glade and Lieutenant Honeycutt, who helped us so much last year. Nor can we forget the members of the New York Turn Verein for the opportunity offered us of meeting their experienced fencers, and for the hospitable recep- tion extended to us at their comfortable home in New York. The New York Athletic Club has also been most kind, and to them also we wish ,to extend our thanks. ' The prospects for the coming season are bright. It is true that we have lost two. good men from last year's team, but our faith is strong that VVest Point will never be found want- ing at a time when men are needed to keep the name of the Army, on whatever list it appears, among the highest. i 179 O. A. DICKINSON, Intercollegiate Champion BASKET-BALL TEAM I 80 TW W M SCHEDULE FOR 1905-1906 Army Opponents 26 Manhattan ........... . . . . . . 24 Second Signal Corps . .. ... 29 25 Columbia ............ . . . I5 31 Troy ....... . , . 27 22 Rutgers ....................... . . . 60 o Yale Graduates .................. . . . 34 36 Company "E," Second Regiment .. 34 55 Seventh Regiment ............... 76 25 Princeton ........ . . . 26 33 Yale Graduates .... . . . 27 22 Pratt Institute . . ..................... .... . . . 43 27 SCHEDULE FOR 1906-1907 December 8 .... ............................... P ratt Institute December I5 .... .......................... M anhattan December 22 .... ..... P olytechnic Institute of Brooklyn January 5 .... .............. . .... ' ........ S tevens January I2 ..... .... P rinceton January IQ ..... ................... . ......... C olumbia January 26 .... ................................ C olgate February 2.' .... .... M assachusetts Institute of Technology February 9 ..... .................... N ew York College February I6 ..... ..... P ennsylvania State February 23 .... .. ..,............ Fordham March 2 .... .......................... L ehigh March 9 .... .... T roy Institute of Technology March I6 .... ...................... T rimty Forwards-ROCKWELL RICE E F GU3fdS-JOHNSON, T. J NEWMAN CCHt6f-HIGLEY Substitutes-CASTLE, ELTING, BEARDSLEE JONES I Manager-CRUSE 1907 Assistant Manager-GoETHALs 1908 I xg! y X if tif 52 Q1 '7 , 4 A 3 . Et f3U2llfl9?i:iF1. . I I I. ,R , 7. E' f I 27 111,44 'tx - Xrsrzfng' I it gf li! ' rm 'ff i f '.- 1 .'. if gi v i if 5 W- H X W! V ,I V1.3 9: .emi - T"f--s-ma,-'L 'N if ' , 'ferr r I J, .- If in -1 . l N 'Q l V . . 1 'N V flu ii L. C. ROCKWELL, Captain -- T-TANKS to the Commandant and to Captain Koehler, the team this year felt able A to stand up and look the world in the face. The fourteen-game schedule was . a very successful one, and the team feels that it helped to enliven many a Saturday afternoon that would have been otherwise as dull as only our winter days can be, and would have driven some of our more inexperienced chiefs of platoon into the depths of despair. Last year Hetrick had the team in hand and trained it into a form that compared favorably with that of all the teams we met, except that fast Company HE" team of Schenectady, who led our men such a merry dance. This year Rockwell built up a team of five versatile and evenly matched men, and developed the passing, and what might be called the minor tactics, to a point never seen here before. After all, the team work that will take the ball down toward the basket and get it into the hands of a man close to the basket, so that a goal is practically certain, is what will always win, and this was demonstrated constantly in the games this year, The goals were shot from close under the basket, and most of the tries were successful. , In the games played last season, the team,.as will be seen by referring to the appended schedule, was victorious against nearly all their opponents. As far as interest and excite- ment goes, the two games with the Yale Graduates and the one with the Second Signal Corps were probably the best, all three being very closely contested and well played by both sides. In the first game with the Yale Graduates, the game ended with a tie, and by a long throw Rogers made the goal that gave Yale the game. V NWI-.Q 'ffl I82 The game with the Rutgers Sophomores ended in a clean score for Wfest Point, the result being 60 to o. It is a very rare thing in basket-ball when both sides do not score, and the result of this game showed that each man on the team"must have covered his opponent almost perfectly from start to finish. I The Company "E" team of Schenectady treated us to a beautiful passing game. They won the game on their superior team work, and their cross-passing under the basket, the last maneuver being one that was completely baf- fling to most of our men, and enabled Company to score several very pretty baskets. The game, which was abso- lutely clean and full of excitement, was much enjoyed by everyone. Vlfest Point was unfortunate in both games with the big colleges, being defeated by both Columbia and Princeton, both of whom had teams strong not only in the aggregate, but in individual stars. The Columbia game was very closely contested until the last of the second half, when Columbia made a sudden spurt and won by the score of 31 to 15. The playing throughout the game was very fast, especially in the last half. The Princeton game was the roughest of the season, and threatened at times to develop into something of the nature of football, but in the second half Princeton settled down somewhat, and the game ended with some very fast and scientific playing. In several of the games there was quite a good deal of confusion, and several passes to the wrong men, owing to similarity of uniform in the opposing teams. In the Second Signal Corps game this was especially noticeable, and while increasing the excitement of the game, caused a good deal of annoyance to both teams. Captain Koehler remedied this by supplying this year's team with both black and white jerseys, so that when dark uniforms were worn by visiting teams our teams could wear white, and vice versa. ' This Year for the first time the Navy had a basket-ball team, but for various reasons a game with them could not be arranged. Next year we may meet our old rivals in this new field of sport. ' In conclusion, we believe that basket-ball has passed beyond the experimental stage, and will soon become, like baseball and football, a recognized Wfest Point sport. 183 Wa VW IM s , X X F X N s X i X 5 -X ' f X f-5 S X o f J f f - e at -w Q ' . ' ' f f in gf a , -Ref Only three classes were represented by teams in the Outdoor Meet, held June 8th, but this annual field and track competition for the possession of the banner presented by the Army Athletic Association proved to be one of the most exciting and interesting meets ever held at VVest Point. Under the supervision of Mr. Temple, the members of the IQO7, 1908 and 1909 class teams had undergone as systematic a course of training as the limited time available would permit, and it was predicted by many knowing ones that some of the most ancient and honorable Academy records would give way before the onslaughts of '07's and '08's sturdy athletes. As usual, the plebes were supposed to have several dark horses, but they were not expected to win the meet. The breaking of four records in the meet not only gave evidence of consistent training on the part of the contestants, but also demonstrated the wisdom of securing a professional trainer to take charge of track athletics. ' Of the four new records established, that for the mile run is credited to Dailey, '07, the new pole-vault record to Chandler, '07, the hurdle record to Beavers, '08, and the 220-yard dash record to Hayes, '09. Before the meet the chances of 1907 and 1908 for winning were considered nearly equal, and it was conceded that the performance of the dark horses of 1909 would decide whether '07 or '08 would capture the banner. An unlucky accident deprived '08'0f its fast sprinter, Hickam, who sprained an ankle while running a trial a few weeks before the meet. Arnold, '07, was disqualified by the Surgeon before the meet, and the '07 team was greatly weakened by losing him. The first surprise of the meet was furnished when Hayes, '09, defeated Ellis, '08, in the 100-yard dash. In the events that followed, '08 gradually obtained a lead over '07, who pressed them closely until the field events were called. In the shot-put, Erwin, and in the hammer-throw, Sturdevant, exceeded all their previous records in practice, and with the points they scored '08 was sure of winning the meet. Dailey, '07, Smith, R. H., '08, Beavers, '08, and Hayes, '09, made the highest individual scores. Dailey won the mile, breaking the Academy record, and took second place in the half mile. Smith won both the 440-yard dash and half mile with good margins, while Hayes broke the tape first in both the dashes, establishing a new Academy record in the 220. Beavers captured first place in the higlrjump and broke the Academy record for the 120-yard high hurdles. ' The final scores of each class were as follows: 1908, 151, 1907, I34, 1909, 982, 184 Time or Academ T' A d E t Y lme or ca emy ven Places Class Dlstance Record Event Places Class Distance Record Hayes,-E. V IQO5 H:1u1mond,j.S. 1. Sturdevant 1903 , Y 100-Yard Dash . Ellis 1908 10 4-5 sec. '05 Throwing 16-lb. Hammer.. 2. Philoon 1909 102 ft. Z in. wailing. 07 Patten 1909 IO Sec. 3, Erwin 1908 105 ' m' Dailey 1907 - 9 I , , H d 1 1. Beavers, 1908 Mile RUI1 ......, Coleman 1907 4? its 4 5 SSC O1 ei-ness' 05 2 Pfeil 1907 Stearns 1909 eu recor 4 m' 44 2-5 Sec' . Collins 1907 ' Morris '00 Running High jump ..,...... 5 ft. 7iI1. ' , Hayes, P. 1909 22 in sec Haminond, 1.5, 3 Oakes 1903 5 ff- 7M IU- 220-Yard Dash.. Ellis 1908 New Secord '05 Emnf'-3115 1909 Garey 1908 22 2-5 sec. Harrington 1909 Beavers 1908 , 1. Chandler 1907 . , Broad Jump ..... Greer 1907 21 ft. 3 in. Mzibiinyiugg Pole Vault ...... .... 2 . Watkins 1907 1:12 ft!-11:16 Pegg' in Collins 1907 '7 ' 3. Woodbury IQOS W E T Io 'gm' Erwin 1908 R Y , 1. Beavers ,IQOS - , Putting 16-lb. Shot ............ Arnold 1907 36 ft. 12 in. 03161513 ii? I2O-Yard Hurdle ...... ....... 2 . Wagner 1907 liijijjid Mlzmiugeegg Sultan 1907 37 ' 4 ' i3. Patten 1909 4 5 ' Smith,R.H. 1908 V , 1. S111ith,R.H. 1908 . , 440-Yard Dash ....... ...... G lover 1908 52 1-5 sec Upjuimgezs Z-Mile Run ....... ,.... . . 2. Dailey 1907 2 min. 7 sec. 2 Iistjhfli' Zio Arthur 1907 5 4 5 ' 23. Garey 1908 ' 3 5 I ' u Final Scores: 19031 1515 1907. 134: 19031 985- ' .1 . fume 'iff-. ,- E ,ff f l ," " 1. ,J ,f ' i h - ' f'- 14. Vg, V -y 2 ,i fm ' L 4 f 'fn 1 ' ff U' ifi- HM' Q1 ff' ' ' 3 ' mv ' IB5 7 , . c 4 S sl sgysgssxz Ziiy A ' . R. A WP 4 1 J , f ' - f as X X 1' NN f 'J i gc A ' s Should the Army Athletic Association decide to charge admission to the Indoor Meet there would be no decrease in the attendance. A three-ring circus 'is the only show that can compete with the exhibition our gym fiends give every ear. , y Last year's meet would probably be described by Mr. Barnum's advance agent as "a dazzling exhibition, a stu- pendous spectacle, a magnificent display, including a galaxy of the vvorld's most famous acrobatsf' 0,Connor, Hall, Eastman, Marley, and a score of others would be a credit to any circus. Hickam could take an acrobatic clown's part with ease. . All these men did stunts in last year's meet. O'Connor, Marley, Eastman and Boone, the 1907 acrobatic quartet, assisted by their classmates, who scored many pointsiin other events, captured enough points in the machine events to win the meet for 1907. O'Connor captured the Pierce Currier Foster Memorial Cup for scoring the highest number of points. Hall, 1908, took the second place cup. The IQO8 tug-of-War team upheld its reputation by defeating IQO7,S bunch of tuggers and pulling the plebe aggre- gation over the line later in the evening. The sparring exhibition given by Kimball and Rogers, C. D., 307, called forth much applause from the male members of the audience. Mr. T. Jenkins' proteges, Drain and Hanson, ,O7, took part in an interesting wrestling match. Hackett's slack-wire performance was Worthy of a professional. It was no surprise to the audience to learn that he had once traveled with a circus. The meet closed with a presentation of prizes and "A's." The final scores were as follows: IQO7, 485 1908, 40, 1906, 13, 1909, 7. 186 ' TWELFTH ANNUAL INDOOR MEET, SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 24, 1906 srANn1N0 BROAD JUMP. Oakes, 1908 2. Moose, 1907 3. IO ft. M, in. Academy record, IO ft. 8 in. s1xrEEN-POUND S1101-PUT. Sultan, IQO7 2. Moose, 1907 3. 35 ft. II in. Academy record, 39 ft. 6 in. FENCE VAULT, SENIOR. Moose, 1907 2. Woodbury, 1908 3. 7 ft. Academy record, 7 ft. 1 in. FENCE VAULT, JUNIOR. Turner, 1906 2. Hall, H. W., 1908 3. 6 ft. 7 in., record. HORIZONTAL BAR. Hall, H. W., IQO8 2. O'C0nnor, 1907 3. ROPE CLIMB. Woodbury, 1908 2. Turner, 1906 3. 9 4-5 sec. Academy record, 7 3-5 sec. SIDE HORSE. Collins, 1907 Arnold, IQO7 Goetz, 1909 Paine, 1906 Eastman, IQO7 Garey, E. B., 1908 O'C0nn0r, 1907 2. Marley, 1907 3. Eastman, 1907 FLYING RINGS. Hall, H. W., IQO8 2. O,COH1l-OF, 1907 3. Eastman, 1907 POLE CLI MB. Garey, E. B., 1908 2. W00db11ry, 1908 3. Turner, IQO6 PARALLEL BARS. Eastman, 1907 2. O'Connor, 1907 3. LONG HORSE. W O'Conn0r, 1907 2. Hall, H. W., 1908 3. - POTATO RACE. Mountford, 1909 2. Hoyle, 1906 3. TUG OF VVAR CONTESTS. Hall, H. W., 1908. Beavers, IQOS Dorsey, 1909 IQO8 vs. 1907, won by 1908. - IQOQ vs. 1906, won by 1909. IQO8 vs. 1909, won by 1908. 1907 GYMNAST TEAM .. , -"fl--T1-, V- " gil-QTY "Q 5' i 'N 1 l , E -in V T IL' X I rs N' E X X 4-x ql K 4' T .CZ :rig 1 . pf . 1---' it ' , HE game of polo at the Academy can hardly i be considered in the general athletics, not only because of the limited number who have the privilege of playing, but also be- side teams. Moreover, it differs from other sports in that its prime object is not to develop the physique and sharpen the mental facul- ties, though it admirably serves this purpose, but to give a knowledge of the qualities and character of the horse while training the men to ride. This object can be gained by practice only, and polo here is an inducement and a means to this practice. I. The interest in the game among the cadets is increas- ing. Though the privilege of practicing and playing is restricted almost entirely to the first class, yet the other classes are taking a greater interest in matters relating to' polo, especially in the games that are played. This general interest should be encouraged as much as pos- sible by match games and other means, since it serves as a good stimulus- to the men who play or expect to cause of the lack of competition with out- l88 x ,Q M 1 .f . fx , . ,fa 9 N Q 1, 52 play and increases the desire to excel, wl'i'ich results in better players and a higher standard of play from year to year. At first polo was played here on cavalry horses. In IQOO the first ponies were purchased, due chiefly to the efforts of Colonel Howze, who, in 1898 and 1899, had been Instructor of Cavalry Tactics. At present we have a very fair string, though it is not yet adequate to the needs of the men desiring to play. The practice this year has been highly satisfactory to all concerned. There were hot days and wet days, target practice, and other things of a like nature, which sometimes produced a little inconvenience, but none of them had any appreciable effects on the practice or the enthusiasm. For this we wish to give all thanks to Captain Mac- Donald, Captain Marshall and Captain Oliver. These officers, by their kindness, interest, knowledge of the game and willingness to help in every way, are greatly responsible for the season's success. During the last month of the season a tournament was arranged among teams representing the cadet companies. There were five teams, "B" and "D" Companies combining to make one team. The tournament produceda great deal of interest, and the rivalry, though friendly, was very spirited. It was won by "E" Company. The season ended with a match game between the officers and cadets, in which the officers were beaten handily by a cadet team com- posed of Doak, Chandler, Hanson and Kimball. The results of the tournament are given below: Teams. Games Won. Games Lost. Teams. .Games Won. Games Lost. "E".. . 4 0 "B-D". .. . 1 3 HCI! . . l 3 I KIA!! . - O 4 HF". . . 2 2 n . fn.. . A .-is Pfam. . ' I89 , 0 Cfiyfy i' gf ll-sw f Y IW - V Q at ' , i yfy i N A x i Vff-fe-V ,ffl fl' X eg K ff 1-Af -Zur -I W X X 1 Q1 W 2fXf4f1P f l V5 VKX lg? Z 'I P-"'l'16 tl. ENNIS last summer was more popular than ever. The courts were occupied every afternoon, and there were always many relays waiting for next on some court. Many of these, however, cared not whether their turn ever came, each was with a fair charmer who was much more interesting than a mere game of tennis. The score, you know, in tennis, cannot always be love. The tournament this year was started about the middle of August, but, delayed by the practice march and other trips. it was not finished until in September. Twenty-seven men entered in the singles and thirteen teams in the doubles. Geary, W. D., IQO7, won the singles, with Malven, 1909, as runner-up. Geary and Larned, 1907, won in doubles, defeating Malven and Wright, AIQOQ, in the final round. V 190 TOURNAMENT SINGLES Preliminary First Round Second Round Semi-Final 11333 Pfeii ' 5-4 5-4 . Geary, W D. Geary, W- D- ' , . . Geary, W. McNeil, E. C. 6-0, 6'3 6-1, 6-o Mills if . Rice, E. F. GZTQYQY' D' Rice, E. F. 7-5, 6-4 ' McNabb ? . McNabb Rockwell 6-4, 6-2 NL b - Laubach ? . Lasubaelg 6 Mg,,q2,-2 ,i Stearns -4, 4- , -0 ' , , Wriollt Wrif-lit . XVrivht P ' ' ' 63, 6-2 Matiesou if 6-IF, 6-o Wricllt il, Carroll 1 . Johnson, R. D. ' ' 65 6-O 1 Johnson, R. D. I Qby defaultj ' Gage ? . Shedd Slledd 6-1, 64 ? .... Parker, R. B. N' Parker, R. B. E . Parker, R. R. I 6-4, default Ni 1 Godfrey 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 j 7 .... Holabird Waldron Rogers, N. P. gl 4-6, 9-7, Rogers, N. P. 6-r, 'ro-8 Holabird lg Baehr ? . Holabgd 6-2, 6.3 Holabird 6-3, -4 1 Glassbnru Gillespie Malven Gillespie 6-2, 6-3 6-3' 7,5 - I Malven M3lVeI1 i 6- 6-O Patton, G. S. Pa'C'f011, G- S- 3' Morrison 7-5, 4'6i 6-3 . TOURNAMENT DOUBLES - Preliminary First Round Semminai Larued and Geary d 1 G , Mills and earfoii ' ' Lagff 61m emi Riee, E. F., and Porter . i Parker and Runibough , Rogers and Baehr . . R166 alld Porter Rogers, N. P. and Baehr 7-5, 6-4' 4'5, 5'2, 6'3 ' Wriglit and Malven . Wright and Malven 1 johnson, R. D., CY Stearns 6-1, 6-o I V 'Wright and Malgren Glassburn and Waldron E Laubaeh and Rockwell Ji 6.3, 54 Laubach and Rockwell 6-4, 6-3 Godfrey and Patton, G. S. L . Godfrey and Patton 1 Gillespie and Morrison A 6-3, 7-5 , , McNabb and Matheson McNabb and Matheson E McNabb and Matheson i 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 McNeil and Shedd 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 J I9l Final Winner D. l 5 .... Geary, W. D. W I 6-o, 6-3 - i J 2 . . Geary, W. D. ' 7'5,6'T, 5-3 6-5 5 .... Malven i I 7-5, 7-5 J J Final - Winner , Larned and Geary 1 6-2, 6-3 y . . .Larnecl and Geary 7'S, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 . Wriglit and Malven 6-4, 6-3 i HOCKEY TEAM, I906- I 907 l92 l-ICQ EY lx -will 'affa ir X. , wi The "weather many' proved to be one of the hockey squad's warmest friends last season-so warm, in fact, that all of Captain Foy's earnest efforts to make a rink on the grass plain were in vain. Fixx A After arranging the sfchecgule, there was dnothipg to dom lprut gait q,,lmW?ssQ X - X p X or tie mercury to rop e ow 32 . ap- ,-QQ. . hx N ,xy tain Foy adopted every expedienlt tio bring 'LK Y if X, f .X r the government's water down to t e reezing L N L point, but, not having the co-operation of ?,FWff'f" m x - ' ,,.x,dg J T P 'f Y .1 .., the weather, he met with little success. 'lil A 'KV -A The placid surface of the reservoir con- . gealed several times, and it was possible to play six of the minor Q ' 1 X games scheduled. The games with Harvard, Yale, Princeton and X Columbia were not played, because of lack of ice. , The following schedule, showing five victories and but one defeat NL during the brief season, is a credit to the team. To make such a X x - . . . . record in the face of all the difficulties they encountered speaks well X ll . for the pluck and skill of our hockey players. Results of schedule, 1905-1906: january ro-Kingston M. A., Ig Army, 8. :U january I3-RC11SS6ll3CT Poly. Prep., 2, Army, 3. . 3 . GX February 3-Brooklyn Poly. Prep., 1, Army, 2. D X X February 7-St. Pauls, og Army, 6. . I'-X M-Sk Pebruary I7-Berkeley School, og Army, 4. X X February 21-Trinity Club CBrooklynj, 8, Army, 7. The Team-Bartlett, G., right wing, Rockwell, C. K., centre, Beavers, rover, Gordon, left wing, Park CCapt.j, cover point, Hayes, P., point, Sumner, goal. Substitutes-Torney, Rumbough, Parker, R. B. Manager-Larned. I93 WEARERS OF THE. "A" IN THE. CLASS OF l907 I94 V Xgi ,xi . iv-tj - . P-1 '.x..f - ,Q 1- V.-- xg.-f . . f 2 Q , 1 0 lf as is .J 4. ,ra ti. . mx, f 1, if .. " tt 1. Extracts from the By-Laws of the Army Athletic Association: "2o. Baseball-Two-thirds of all games played with outside "8. The privilege of wearing the initial 'A' Cfor ArmyD on nines, or a championship game. 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 Chrst teamj during one year, as follows: "3O. Fencing-Tliree-iiftlas of all contests fenced with outside teams, or the Intercollegiate Contest. "1". 'Football-Two-thirds of all games played with outside H45 To those cadets who at the outdoor 'meetl shall break an teams, or a championship game. Academy record." CLASS or 1907. cLAss or 1908. Football-Hill, R. C., Sultan, Christy, Moose, 'Watkins Football-Beavers, Garey, Hanlon, Erwin, Weeks, Smith, R. H., Baseball-Pritchett, Wagner, Hanson. Hickam, Ayres. ' ' Records-Chandler, Dailey, Watlcinsh Baseball-Bonesteel, Hanlon, Beavers, Gronmger. Records-Beavers. Fencing-Dickinson. cLAss or 1909. Football--Johnson, Greble, Moss, Mountford. Baseball-Mountford, Myer, Johnson. Records-Hayes, -P. CLASS or 1910. Fooibzzll-Fowler, Pullen. l95 l ATHLETIC TROPHIES I 96 fi' 8 .geeef Zn X N Aff? f 1 ..-9,111 'J Q MJ L xgq 'FQ L ,Qi 'rs A I X! L ,wi ' '- - .' f 1 fl if -1.1. - , fjzxigl .iw .Q ui JM 24 lm "5 1 fr 1 f'??'v . -W ' I ' at i n 1 7 9 1, .,,u,.,,. .- I' Ad i V fltllh ig., . aa" i:?11:?Sw'E-li i "ii':' 'fi' ' 1 if " gn' ' lx 'X li-' iixix-aa. 1 ie. .f - ., .f!'li'f' -cfs.. 'ill Y IT " 5 'a' 2" 'L . ' 45- flfcarflttf' -' - 174' RTV, 78: 55 , . T1 'fm 13, Va? qN W Jef? 121141 L f is Xsix Qawn .Q CLASS FOOTBALL series of intcrclass football games arranged by Captain Pierce last fall was a success in every respect. Interest in football Q5 Q5 at the Academy needs no stimulation, but, nevertheless. there are many cadets whose knowledge of the game is limited to 40 'Gb what they have gleaned from the wise words falling from the lips of the knowing ones on the bleachers and what Q83 Qi? they have acquired by observation, There are other men in the Corps who have had experience in the game, but Q 3 who lack the confidence requisite for a try-out on the scrubs.. The class games provided practical football knowledge and experience for all. several -precious days in the Hospital to a favored few, and much diversion for the non-combatants of the Corps who witnessed the three contests. CZZQQQQQD After the two preliminary games, 1907 and 1908 lined up for the championship contest. Both elevens were so well versed in the new game that neither side could score. All suggestions for another contest to decide the supremacy were met with groans from those who had participated. The championship honors were consequently divided between 1907 and 1908, and both classes will have their numerals inscribed on the trophy shield. ' THE SCORES 1907, 65 1909, o. 1908, IO, 1910, 5. 1907, og IQO8, o. 1 THE TEAMS 1907 1908 1909 1910 Left end ..... .... P Rrrcrrarr CROCKWELLJ SH1v1:R1cK FULLER CARBERRY Left tackle ..... .... H AND CMARLEYD VVILLIAMS, I. C. MINOR P01-K Left guard .... ....NLURRAY i SLAUGHTER Rossrsu. HUGHES, H. Center ........ .... C OLEMAN fPARKJ ATKISSON FORD HACKETT. Right guard .... .... If TOWARD CBANEH LYONS REED RICHAR1' Right tackle .... .... S NYDER D1xoN KROGSTAD MCNEA1-, T- W- Right end ...... .... S ELBIE QMORRISSEYJ WOODBURY UNDERWOOD CHAPMAN, C- A- Left halfback ....... .WAXGNER CCAPTAIND MATILE fCAPTA1ND CATRON SHURT1-EFF fCAPT-'UNF Right halfback ...... .DRAIN CHUMP1-IREYD STURDEVANT OLDFIELD CHAMBERLIN Fullback ........... ROBINS fMARLEYJ PETERSON . 1 BAEHR CCAPTAINJ VAUTSMEIER Quarterback .... RICE, E. F. BAIRD ' V GODFREY Mum Substitute.: .... ..., P ORTER, SOMERS LOUSTALOT, PARROT, S1-IEPHARD MATITUES , APPLEGATE, DAW1-EY Manager .. .... CRUS1: MEREDITH FULLER FITZPATRICK Coach . .... LIEUTENANT STILWELL LIEUTENANT VV, D. SMITH LIEUTENANT RUSSELL LIEUTENANT SEV-FRIDGE INDOOR GYNINASTICS l98 OUTDOOR ATHLETICS I 99 THE. GYMNASIUM 200 20I ., P. , ,f-- ,H -E, " -'-' 53359 ff U "A""F"' A OFFICERS FOR YEAR ESTABLISHED 1880 Q i. ,E.,E ENDING APRIL IST Z' f? :-- ..AA , ' . . . f ,. , I 1907 KN' FIIA 1 5 '.I, ' F' ' IJ President ....... .... D ONALD-J. MCLACHLAN, 1907 A Cfwilhlllfil of C0IIIIIII'I'I'ecs. Vice-President .... ....,.. I OHN W. SCHULZ, 1908 Bible StudyfW'ALDO C' POTTER1 '07- L,b , G R G I 8 NlCfit111gS-JAMES P. IWARLEY, '07, 1I'3Tl3.1l ................ ......... E ORGE . OETHALSJ Q0 Membership-ABBOTT BOONE! ,07- Correspouding Secretary .... ...EDWIN ST. I. GREBLE, IR., 1909 Missions-ROYAL K. GRENEI IO7. Recording Secretary ....... ......... S TUART C. GODFREY, 1909 1YIL1SiC-CHARLES L. WYMAN I KENDRICK HALL ZO2 ...- HE Cadet Y. M. C. A. was'established in I88O as a successor to the cadet prayer meetings. Since its establishment it has steadily increased in numbers and im- portance. This increase has been especially noticeable in the last eight years, due largely to the hearty co-operation of General Mills. It is due to him that the Association now sends its newly elected president to the Conference for Y. M. C. A. presi- dents, held each spring at one of the Eastern colleges. It is also due to him that the Association is now send- ing twelve men to the Student Conference at Northfield each June. The two most important phases of the work of the Y. M. C. A, are the Bible study and the devotional meet- ings. til The Bible study originated in IQOI with a class which was led by Leeds, of 1903. This class was as much of an experiment as anything else, for Leeds was the only one who thought a Bible class could be conducted at West Point. Nearly half the men in the Corps are now en- gaged in Bible study. . The devotional meetings are held in Kendrick Hall after supper on Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Or- dinarily, cadets address these meetings, but visitors are occasionally invited to speak. During the past year, among the outside speakers were: Rev. Robert L. Paddock, Mr. W. B. Pettus, Rev. E. W. Beattie, Mr. J. H. Safford, Chaplain Travers, Mr. F. H. Andrews, Lieutenant C. L. Fenton, Father Hunt- ington, Dr. Vanndervater, Prof. E. C. Moore, Rev. P. E. Fosdick and Rev.,Boyd Edwards. - IWW nf s , 4. 203 5 359501 QW i t fl Some twenty-four years ago Miss Anna Wfarner took charge of the Cadet Bible Class. This Bible Class had been organized, about 1877, by her sister, Miss Susan W'arner, who, on each Sunday afternoon, crossed the Hudson from her home, on Constitution Island, to meet her class in Dialectic I-Iall. VVhen these weekly journeys to the Point became impossible, the cadets Went to her. Interest in the work has never vvaned. The class itself is heterogeneous. Men from all four years at the Academy make up its ever-changing person- nel. The object of the class is single-to learn, through the earnest study of the Bible, the truths of Christianity and their application to every-day life. Its results are manifold. Under Miss VVarner's guidance men have always found a happier understanding of their obligations to humanity and the way to a more complete and use- ful manhood. , The homelike atmosphere of the old historical VVarner house has been to its visitors from the Corps a constant reminder of their own homes and of their own home folks. To scores of graduates and students the memory of these afternoons and the acceptance of the principles for which Miss Warner so unequivocally stands have proved an inspiration in time of trouble and despond- ency. No mere Words can adequately express the goodwill which the Army bears to Miss VVarner, nor the love and admiration of those men Who have enjoyed her intimate acquaintance and who, through her teaching, have learned the simplicity and friendliness of Christian life. X Ttfgiiygvf v O lg BOARD OF GOVERNVORS CHix'RI.13s T. l-laiuiis, First Captain. Chairman, ex-officio. JAMES A. O'CoNNoR, Secretary IAMES G. STEESE ' Roman G. Ai.i2x.xNimeiz 'VVILLIAM D. Gizznw THURMAN H. BANE Dfmnzi. I, SULTAN The United States Military Academy is, and should be, a most conservative institution, slow to give up or alter any details of the system that has produced so many distinguished men in the past. Nevertheless, with the present extensive preparations for the new West Point there naturally comes a change in the social relations of the Corps of Cadets, and this change appears in the First Classmen's Club. That the club is a decided innovation needs no other proof than a glimpse at the hard and cheerless life of cadets of but a few years ago. That it is a step in the right direction can be shown by a consideration of a very few of the purposes it is intended to fulfill-lirst among which purposes might be mentioned that of making a distinction, and a decided one, between the First Class and the other classes, by giving to the higher class greater privileges and responsibilities in keeping with the position of its members as leaders in Corps life and as men soon to become officers. At the same time it affords an opportunity for daily and intimate association with men, thereby giving that knowledge of men so essential to a good ohicer, and there is also produced a greater love for and loyalty to class and Corps, And lastly the club, with its consequent increased privileges and freedom from minor details of discipline, makes the first- classman, to a larger extent than ever before, the master of his own actions, makes him responsible for the prohtable spending of his time, and so Fits him to regulate his future life and accept responsibility when met, Like all innovations, the club met with opposition when first proposed, but every difficulty was in time overcome. A suitable room was secured in the Academic Building and was completely and tastefully furnished. rThe room was formally turned over to the First Class on February Sth, 1907. On that date the first board of governors was elected, and the club regularly organized. To Colonel Howze is due the credit of planning the club and of establishingitin working order, and his enthusiastic efforts are respon- sible for its success. To the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Seven falls the distinction of having been the first class to,enjoy the club and also the privilege and responsibility of, establishing a high standard of club deportment worthy of acceptance by all succeeding classes. 205 THE FIRST CL.ASSMEN'S CLUB 206 ar e cj sa t 1 f f r 3 A JJ 3 ' .A 'V P4 fy 'fn X' Y - f- NE by one the old things are dropping out of the race and are being put on the shelf. Sometimes their place is filledg sometimes the need of them or the desire for them has gone, and nothing remains of them but the name. . Thus it is with the Dialectic Society. So long ago did it cease to exist as a real living factor that now it means little more than the hall where we go to read the morning news or Pianlw beat out weird sounds on the piano. In fact, when one thinks of it as a society, one first stops to think what the word "dialectic" means, and then remembers having heard it in connection with a society for the "cultivation of applied reasoning and the art of debate." Why it ceased to have an active existence is not clear. Probably the Corps forgot how to apply reason or ceased to enjoy a friendly encounter of words. At any rate, the society lost its literary aspect and took on a-social one amid a blue haze of forbidden tobacco smoke. History doesn't state just who the tac was that hived the smoking, but one did, and the meeting-place became a reading room in charge of a cadet librarian, whose chief duty was to keep the bugaboo known as-the Blue Book ever before the eyes of the members. As a reading room we know and enjoy it to-day. ' However, it has not lost all outward form of an official organization. It still boasts a President and Secretary, who have a general supervision over the hall and the small library. Its chief function now is the production of the Hundredth Night Play, and the President is generally selected from among those first classmen who have been con- nected with the play in previous years. A - It is doubtful if conditions will ever again be such as to make a literary society either possible or desirable, so that if the Dialectic ever revives it will very likely be in the form of a social club, which will be another factor in strength- ening the fast friendships formed in the Academy. That, we hope, will be in the days when the independent action of which we now dream will be a reality and the Dialectic again be prominent in molding the life and character of the Corps. 207 1 . ,-A. -V -2. 1. ' sig 1- , V -- fwfr J, ' 1-.,i. -. 2. 6 it TEV, l.- - -. V t Q gif'-1. ' y e-1 K' , . 'X ' 2:Phi'Delta .Theta- -E " -V-'As . 1, - - -. -":f1' ::Z.,,--. . L " .. . I 2 Q 3 GANOE. . . .- V. . .-Dickinson College M- ug- '. 1 . 1 - . 122:-.Mfg--5.31-..,2Q,. Q -1, ., A y. , .. , , -, ' VA . , ' - . ' GoLEsf. . . .. ...Universxt of Alabama ,..,. I ,?"- . I A A f.-5, 6,:,.Zz:,f,.f,Q,5,- -.: K. . - . Y I' .f VH. fKlMBALL ... .Universit of Texas . . .. ,, - . .a... .af . .. . Y - v- -'11 -. H . q Q. V- . . .. . . 1 . G. CHAPMAN.. .... V . . .Mercer University 7,55 M. 'WATSON. . . .. ..Un1vers1t. of Vu' mia if-in ,B-VYARS .... .... K entucky State College -tif-f-If-52.1 . . ' I ' - V ' -t " ,'1f-H "" . .' - A ' ' V fe- - " A V- f5?g""" Alffha Elmon- t: i3iRjR Wifi LoTT- IR- ' University of Georgia . ff-xfb-,L ' :E.:a5?5 gQg.iQtt1.-5-il-i:.iblg3 3 X . g. .3 1- A .. - . . . 7 . . . . ,I . . Yomvr ....... .Ohio State University 13,E,'t3"V' gli.. -Qi . I ' f ., - . . , . '. . 1:-fig., R: WEAVER. . .Virginia Military Institute 1V'3'gg-- J ' , . R . IAMES, JR ....... Davidson College all 4e5.s11'ef?-Sr:-... xg4lE7". Wiz. -V V - - - FQ J'01jIN,SON ..... .Vanderbilt University faf2Tff-A 1-ef as-f:r:"'f1 rfzaae.-E-Zifwa Wi. -Q' :ef-"lie-1Qf5. . .- , . . . T. Cor-LEY ---- '-UUIVCTSWY of Georgla ""' V. ' A 1517" F if a. " ' A I n ' - - L - Y E ,-,T K .1 I. . Alabania-Bolyteclinic Institute JW J. .-CHRISTIAN. Virginia Military Institute A ip. I 5:55 -H 515-511555-Vf-ff". ,. , . . . . . f?3e5ggr2Q,:' 1 ' C. SHERMAN ..... University of Georgia ??Et'-' .--ziiifllitiiig h i 4' V ,- ' - - - - - - - Military Institute ' 'BROWN ........ '..University of Chicago :rf . f..-fri-' ' '. . V in R , A 1 - Delta KGPP0 Epsilon. 1-. f ' . 35, -i 1 V . V . . . .lgf ' . 52 V' 1-gf, C. MCCHORD ........ Central University Eel. " ' ' 5 -f:' 1 - ' I A . . . .j-fy -V - .T 3 ,531 ig,fg5f,1g'-.QQRLQHARD -D. fNEwMAN. .... .... C olgate University .. 1 . ' V. 'SUMNER ...... ...Lafa ette Colle e VLH' f . , 71" M '5?'l-' qwififeii E-"if':' f - ' gi gi, . V?-f -'Q. g5,..,H fgyjf gftjjglg-gi:gMrRg1L L. PETERSONV .... ' ,... ..C-entral University 4? 'Tit ', -jiggf, f: 'Q . . . U . . . D, 'K -V .ij MGGEE ....... University of Minnesota 'P' --FEf' e:53Si'4i4iE5fQ"'faQ9?1'f:li.f-1,-"''P-52",. - , ' 'f....' ' 1:2 'ef-gf'-155.0125-Vfsf' ' . . . 'V V ' V Kflelw Alpha CS0Mthe1'hD. ,- '1 ,,A5.-.QEQRGEV S. APATTDN.. Virginia Military Institute Q xfrifikfif. HUGHES ...... Kentucky State College '- 'ia .- -... ' . f .L f .'i5r1-.rain :ffg'V:,"1'f'l- V- V ' .- - - SMITH. ..... University of Tennessee if- V- --arm H f 'Lf'Jf,i--wear' -f '- '- . - ' ,. . ..... . ,. . . , ,ji-i2g.gf,x..j3'ff-1-MQE-7".e -a e 1 Q 5,1 gl 1-.QQ i51?'f?'Ej5"2fif I - ' if if - 208 I -4:4-erxrfe'-5:11, If 'V . V '- Beta Theta Pi. JOHN L. JENKINS. . .University of West Virginia SETH W. SCOFIEBD .......... Wesleyan University ROBERT I-I. FLETCHER ..... University of California WALTER E. YHOBSON ........ Vanderbilt University ' Sigma Nu. WILLIAM D. GEARY ...... University of California SANDERFORD JARMAN .... .University of Louisiana CHAUNCEY C. DEVORE ..... Mount Union College Delta Psi. HENRY L. WATsoN ............... Trinity College WILLIAM H. SAGE, IR. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alpha Delta Phi. JOHN F. CURRY -- College of City of New York ARTHUR I. HANLON ......... Wesleyan University WALLACE C. PHILOON .... ..... B owdoin College REGINABD B. COCROFT .... .... B rown University JOSEPH P. ALESHIRE .... ......... T rinity College BTARTIN H. RAY. . .College of City of New York , Theta Nu Epsilon. HERMAN ERLENKOTTER , I Stevens Institute of Technology ' Phi Sigma Kappa. ENOCH B. GAREY ....... ...... S t. John's College Tau Omega Sigma. , GLEN E. EDGERTON ......... Kansas State College CLAUDE B. THUMMEL ..... .Kansas State College ! . Phi Beta Kappa CScholarshipJ. JAMES G. STEESE .............. Dickinson College Delta Phi. BRUCE B. BUTTLER .........4... Lehigh University HERBERT L. HARRIES ........... Rutgers College Phi Gamma Delta. GEORGE R. HARRISON .... ........ W abash College FAUNTLEY M. MILLER Washington and Jefferson College ROBERT L. EICHELBERGER. ..OhiO State University DANIEL PULLEN ....... University of Washington Phi Kappa Psi. H OLIVER A. DICKINSON ........... Amherst College EDWIN A. EVERTS ....... University of California Delta Tau Delta. . ROYAL K. GREENE ...... .... D e Pauw University LESTER D. BAKER ...... . ......... Tufts College Sigma Chi. PERCY ALEXANDER ........ University of Virginia CHARLES T. HARRIS ......... University of Texas ROY B. STAVER ......... University' of Wisconsin DANIEL I. SULTAN ..... University of' Mississippi EDGAR S. MILLER .... Pennsylvania State College Alpha Tau Omega. ROBERT M. CHENEY ....... University of Georgia JOHN H. I-IESTER .... '. .. ..UniverSity of Georgia FREDERICK W. TEAGUE Alabama Polytechnic Institute JOHN H. BOOKER ....... ..University of Georgia --A - ...,,,-,.,..a.-.-ns. .......e. ...L --,.,--... T..T V -"ei A '-f---4-gzizlf' ' I Phi Kappa Sigma. MY " ' ' JAMES G. STEESE ............... Dickinson Colfegggeawlgv .A ' ' i Chi Phi. I I f ' . . . -Lbffszg' fi- I EDWARD N.' WOODBURY. . .. .... Lehi h Univensit'gf-1fa5f:gei55i2ftQ'ie , I . g Y ., , .-. 1 52922 ' t 2 -. 4' ' gy" . iq :-g':,,'4S?jQ22g . .f. ,MW 'ge 1' f- KGPPG Sigma. figk 'Lv . . . . V' " e 'f' i ALBERT L. LoUSTALOI'.Lou1s1ana State University' J H it PERCY L. ECHOLS I ' R, Southwestern Baptist University 'I . - iii CHARLES M. I-IAVERKAMP ' . . . .. . j'. .-.51-3 -23: 4 I 9' ,Q -' ' University of MISSISSIPPIE5.iggf5j'j'fSg-ga"I '. 10' ' " I- mtg .....,,. .,, , 5, .A ,MU . 5 9 1 'f '-j... , . . I Chi Psi. -. I it ROLAND D. JOHNSON ..... ...Stanford University- . -.V J: . ff' 1 Delta U psiloh. .' ' -1 , ,I . . .... .- PHILIP S. GAGE. . . . ....... V ....... Trinity, , ll . I Delta Tau Beta. X 'KTM WILLIAM F. MATHUES 1 I, 'Pennsylvania Militafy College- -pkfqgi ' Zeta Psi. K V 5' ' HAROLD GEIGER. . .Stevens Institute Of Technology ' Omega Pi Alpha. I V SAMUEL EDELMAN ..University 'Of Pennsylvainiii? sigma Pm. Q 1 if an 5 in we YJ'.fV' 41-tv' L .Dj MQ Lf:- ig-1 IW ' we iw SVP ul' k QQ f'iki,i5:'f.fw5 "' -P P HS. f W-.3-., 'eff 3 DANIEL H. TORREY .........,.. Lehigh University' 1 E' ,ggi N 251 ,W 209 , -V . 06-549 Syn? . ' . .I ..-.,.Q,..s.-I r. 1 aff V " l f."e-r-ir-gazr-'Lien 1 ,. , fy-. . - . ' I -fs?'M'1 . tw 1 la..-J . ' . ,I .:- -fa '.'.:'.?y:.g':+:Q -f 4. V N gg . sg , '- I .,,,:,3'31r' '1.g. f' l .. fwealfl i'--,.: h,,..-ei.,-1' V. '. 1+-75's A ""2tVtx,ae- .fifatmv f . :,,e,.V V'rAe..ga--2 '- 1-154,23-IW 1 . V3 ai ,,-Wi W WISEZEQ ' - .' 'Qin . f 2-,:'.5,'-J ' V . -.. I' If. - ' , 'L ,Jr 'ijzevgf' 'YV' ' " . -' -1 ' 3. -if . . V ff .fri I . . a f "WI" -351: - .. . A - ef: ' 'E '.: 5aj""f-"ggf53E?xy ..' "' " -Y' a- 4 ..f'f' ff'-FZ. 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W A RE YQ saw SW jf, QQ A1 1 I ' M M J I' xx W A X .ffm f S NN ' 4 X X ix A yfbthvf "H I A I. L fu AVN 'ff' ,,- l x v -I -.:5!:v,, Il? 1 H514 f Y' - ff.. YQ! fkwf' f 4 ,IN g gi , I QQM' RX X fm xx Z w 41 KW 1' L, '12 FIRST CLASS BOOTH PARIS N KIMBALL LANG LARNED O,CONNOR ROGERS, N. P. SANTSCHI STAVER STEESE WHEELER WILDER f EPR- -i d V--Tv,-..-, THIRD cLAss CRISSY MOORE, L. 210 SECOND CLASS ATKISSON AYRES BONESTEEL DIXON HICKAM JACKSON ' JACOBS, W. C. MEREDITH CAKES WEEKS WILLIAMS, S. M I . I FIRST CLASS ALEXANDER, P. CHANDLER DOAK GARRISON, D. G. C. HAND JENKINS IWILLER, F. M. ROCICXVELL SCOFIELD ARNOLD CHENEY DUSENBURY GILLESPIE HLARRISON IQIMBALL MOOSE ROGERS, C. D. SNYDER BOOTH CHRISTY EVERETT GLASSBURN PIAYDEN LANG NLORRISSEY ROGERS, N. P. STAVER BUTTLER COLEMAN, F. H. PARIS GREENE, R. K, HENRY LARNED PRITCHETT RUTHERFORD WHEELER CALVO, A. R. DAWSON GALLOGLY GREER JAMES, S. L. LAUBACH ROBINS SANTSCHI WILDER SECOND CLASS . ATKISSON BONESTEEL HILL, R. A. BOWEN, G. C. DIXON GRISELL SLAUGHTER AYRES BOUTON HOBLEY COULTER DOUGHERTY ' IWEREDITH STURDEVANT BAILEY HAYES, E. S. JACOBS, W. C. CUMMINS DUNN, W. E. CAKES WEEKS , BAIRD, C. W. HICICAM JAMES, A. L. DEANS GLOVER RODGERS, R. C. WILLIAMS, J. C. WILLIAMS, S. M. I THIRD CLASS X ACHER BESSON COLLEY DUNSWORTH HERKNESS MILLS . IWYER K REED VAN DEUSEN, E. R. AHERN CARROLL CRISSY EMMONS MCGEE MITCHELL PARKER, R. B. ROSSELL VAN DEUSEN, G. L. BEERE CHASE, T. M. DAVIS, L. D. GAGE MILLING MOORE, L. PURDON STOKELY WALSH WEAVER, H. G. FOURTH CLASS CHIPMAN COCROFT EDELMAN HINES ROBINSON UHL WILSON ZH CHEN EY 1OxdnanceJ MARTIN fE.nginr-xeringl PATTEN, G. F. fHistoryP MILLER, F. M. WILDER Qchemistry-Frenchj , fMall'1emalics - Philosop EVERETT V LARNED fHY2i6l1CJ CDrill Regulations? 2l2 hy? SPENCER, T. C fEnglisl'1, MCCHORD fSpanishj HENRY lDrawingJ fa .I- wl ZA. RDA A A A - A-fr ffklz' 'i ' ,ZW Q N. C, N Y Af ' 5 W. ""' 3 , Q E uf rf 76? 'fl jj J,g:.Ri ' A' -'Q X X fm WX Y K V V f GRAND CHALLENGER SIR VVILEY DAWSON KEEPER OF THE LOG fNumber of days until thenj CHANDLER Sf1.a11z1'0cle I Sl1C1f1111'0ck U Shamrock UI CASTLE DAILRY HAND HANDICAP CLASS ROCICXATELI, V IQIMBALL PALMER TEALL BARTLETT PFGANOE TI-IORPE A PARK ZZWYMAN if Inside information on these ent 2I4 ' ,,.. .f- 2 S HOLDERS OF 'fgs COLLEGIATE DEGREES College Degree Class Name U.S.M.A. K-gift, v 0 Bowdoin A. B. 1905 Philoon 1909 f Central University of Kentucky B. l... l90l McChord i907 4, - Central University of Kentucky B. S. i902 Peterson l908 , College of the City of New York B. S. l902 McNabb l909 I Connecticut Agricultural College B. Agr. l904 Shurtlelf I9l0 , , ' Cumberland University A. B. l90l Pendleton, l.. l9OB I , Dickinson A. B. l902 Cranoe i907 Dickinson A.B., M.A. l902,06 Steese l907 g Kansas State Agricultural College B. S. l904 Edgerton l908 i Kansas State Agricultural College B. S. i905 Thummel l909 l Mississippi Agr. and Mech. College B. Sc. i903 Booth Q l907 j it K Nevada State Uaavafaa, B. s. 1906 Drake l9 1 o l Georgia Agr. and Mech. College A. B. l902 Horton i907 if ii X Stevens lnstitute of Technology M. E. i905 Erlenkotter 1909 j 1 si. ,lohn's cauaaa - A. B. l903 Carey, E. B. 190s . 9 -' f St. Louis University A. B. i904 Lonergan l908 l Uaivafary of Nebraska 1.1..B. 1904 Sward 1908 ' ' University of South Carolina B. S. l906 Coleman, l9l0 F l University of Texas A. B. l903i Kimball l907 University of Wyoming B. S. l903 Rice, C. H. l907 4 M. A. l First Class 7 B. A. 8 Second Class 6 LLB. l Third Class 4 3 9 5 U B. l... 4 l Fourth Class 3 . M B. S. 8 - ,N I M, E, V I Total 20 i 1 01 ' B. Agr. l A M 2l5 r -, 'wiiiif .ff 'l':.L ,,.,,5'T1'.a V V . ' Y YY, M V 2l6 I gi I3 w w W HO D FL-fr ' 217 MN, ..,..wfW "'N"" W' A'4n ,, . , ' + f , ,1 , N , s ,a a t r , , . . : i, for F ""' t fffrf ,r , f at . , -a , as p i , K, ft , t , St, c ' '1 Q'- A,.,A, y Q,,x., - A.,.4 f-f- -' 37 5- a -47 t. i N M' Q 'i There are oases in the desert, isolated in the midst of X Ns, the dreary sands, whose beauty is in strange contrast to N f 1"" "J the arid solitudes that surround them. In these oases, g -5 f' iringing pools of limpid waters, grows a riot of luxuriant ' verdure-Nature reserves for these lovely garden spots if" bv Q J f ther choicest plants. A travel-weary wanderer spent with as long journeying through the desolate desert, arriving at 1 one oi these, stops there to rest in the welcome shade, :ggi to drink its refreshing waters and to eat its luscious if t L5 f fruits. Midst its enticing comforts he finds the strength 1 L if he needs to carry him through the next stage of his toil- , , Ll n't,, A 5 some journey, and at length he sets forth again, refreshed 1 N and light of heart, to pass over the distance still separat- Z' ing him from his goal. Q r Like the traveler in the desert, a cadet, after three long years of wandering in the cheerless land of Underclass- lj is ' M qw, f ' 559' 3. if '441' -?f""f,' s. zz-wi fin. . - 'if GW ' f if ' '2ia4,szwr.f- f fvf . -.,,.1:ai- z-4-... -, dom, reaches at last the delectable region dear to us as First Class Camp, where he can pause to renew his strength for the struggles of his last year. This is not to say that in First Class Camp the first classman finds a bed of roses on which to recline for two lazy months-no, in the line ot physical endeavor a three-striper undoubtedly has to work more in his last camp than ever before in his strenuous life. In spite of its hard work, however, camp comes as such a tremendous relaxation after the rather petty existence of the second classman 218 and it brings to every first classman such a great mental stimulus in making him realize that his period of bond- age is drawing to a close, that it stands out, in bright con- trast against the grayness of his previous years, like the brilliancy of a fairy oasis stands out against the sable sands of the great desert. Nineteen hundred and seven made camp the day after graduation in the same old conventional manner, but to the accompaniment of some luridly unconventional pro- fanity due to the presence of Ski Santschi and other knockers of that ilk. The Powers That Be generally have it all arranged with the VVeather Man to concentrate dur- ing those days in June when there are no drills all the rainfall coming to this part of the country for the next few months. lfVell, this year there was a tie-up somewhere- the good weather we had in that period was really un- canny. The T. D. gnashed its teeth, but hoped the drouth might last all summer. It did. J. Pluvius dicln't interfere with a single drill till along in August, although the prayers of the fire-escapers combined with well- directed salvos of the Missouri National stopped a couple of parades just in the nick of time. Drills began shortly-meaning soon after, and not that there was anything short about the drills. No, indeed, and again, not, the first class drill-schedule was worried into the period between breakfast and dinner with a shoe- horn, and what with the delightful buck tours, details over plebes, and drills, we certainly earned our modest stipends. Por once, however, the knockers were silenced, even the Flipper and Bill Selbie and Jimmie Steese put their hammers away in camphorg everyone was so busy having a good time unofhcially from dinner time till taps- X MARCHING TO CAMP and after-that the T. D. soirees were borne with resig- nation. Even after the plebes came over to camp, life was nothing if not busy, and the answer is not "nothing" Highest ranking among the soirees were P. M. E., tar- get practice, and Swish's merry, merry seacoast func- tions. The improvised range-tower in the artillery sheds was the scene of many ludicrous incidents. "Tug that target!" "'Don't say 'hello,' say 'secondaryf " and lots more Swishlets of the kind-shall we ever forget them? Echo answers No! for, in the words of Bill Ganoe, folly alone is everlasting. P. M. E. was the same old frightful soiree that every first classman has known since Hannibal graduated. There was not much chance for grinds or fun in the whirl of work required in the building of spar and pon- toon bridges, pile-drivers, earthworks and other airy structures. However, we all showed considerable in- genuity in dead-beating dinner formation, so that we might have time for a bath, and once under the cool showers we cheerfully consigned the P. M. E, Depart- ment to Hades till the next day but one. Target practice was always bitterly disliked because of the long hours it required of us. We shot on days when the cloudless sky was like a burnished copper shield mercilessly concentrating the sun's rays on our defenceless heads, andhwe ran skirmish runs in rain- storms when at each stop we splashingly immersed our- selves in muddy pools and fired in the general direction of Baffin Bay, the silhouettes being invisible inthe rain. However, we at least shot always, we didn't stew in the butts for four hours and then shoot for ten minutes, like preceding first classes were compelled to do. Target practice with us-praises be !-meant shooting at a target and that we could do that, IQO7,S roll of expert riflemen, sharpshooters and marksmen shows. ' A ' The bull-pen was often the scene of mirth, especially when Wobbly' lfVilly Dawson, most ferociously spurred, would take the jumps with both, feet at right angles to the horse, or when Podo'Shedcl would roll off some Bucephalus plump into the water-jump. Pistol practice gave us much quaint advice and not a little profanity from the departed Linc, whom we will always grate- fully remember for the tactful manner in which he elimi- nated himself so that we might have a chance to "blow one." i Wlien dinner time came, the official work was over, each man was now free to soiree himself to the limit in his determined search for pleasure. Men who at twelve ofclock with difficulty staggered along under a single balk, at one-thirty sallied forth fresh for the afternoon's dissipations. Pleasures there were many, quite surprisingly many. Ranging from a quiet sleep in the catacombs, through golf and tennis and polo, to spooning with all its possibilities, it was certainly a man's own fault if he did not find amusement. Golf and tennis were always popular, especially with the spoonsters, since generally those games were played with a left-handed niblick, a goose-necked putter and no THE Y. M. C. AQ TENT i ' BOODLE ball, or a broken racket and the girl. The last was the one essential when once past the guard-tent. There were tennis Henids, of course, who actually played the game-a good many, in fact, which was really thoughtful of them, for'they furnished amusement for the spooning couples when things were slow. Bill Geary got up a tennis tournament and then scooped in both the singles and dOubles championship, which, to say the least, was grasping. A , Polo, of course, was taken more seriously-so seri- ously, that the more effete of our classmates used to shudder, as they made down their gold medals, to see the regulars striding off for the stables with the tempera- ture a generous ninety in the shade. A great interest was taken by our class in polo, and as a result we developed some exceedingly strong players and quite a number of average cadet ability. The polo Hats were the scene of some very spirited informal matches, which at first consisted of desperate attempts on the part of the caydets to dodge the tongue-lashings of Methuse and the Com, who played polo entirely "by order." After a while, though, the early bluff was lost and we didn't scramble for cover every time they charged down on us, yelling "My ball! my ball V' ' After nightfall the river attracted many, rowing DUCKING P. M. E. WORK parties were gotten up every night to paddle up and down the Hudson, if not exactly in Henley form, at least to the complete satisfaction of the oarsmen. Down in "E" and "F" Companies the non-spoonoids foregathered nightly to while away the time with music and song, boodle and bull, till tattoo called out the gold medals and everybody turned in, after craftily placing a golf club at hand to repel the dragging parties thai' made their depredatory rounds in the still o'night. It was also in those mid- night hours that stealthy convoys were Wont to ascend to camp from Gee's Point laden down with clothes-bags bursting with boodle, and then glide noiselessly across a complacent sentinells post into safety. An unlucky yearling staggering under a load of Bar-le-Duc, Camem- bert, Educators and other inexpensive delicacies, by running into the Com caused the only check roll that disturbed us throughout the entire camp. It is, after all, spooning that gives to First Class Camp its distinctive charm. Spooning offers innumerable possi- bilities for enjoyment-during the lazy afternoons when shady, secluded nooks are in fierce demandg during rainy days, when every corner of the library is occupied by cooing couples, and during the soft, balmy nights, on the parade ground at concertsf or Cullum's balcony TARGET PRACTICE I . THE BULL-PEN during hops. Femmes of adorable beauty and tran- scending charm come to add the feminine touch that a true soldier always needs to keep him at his bestg fond parents, chaperoning them 'are all seized with the happy idea of making life as pleasant for the soldier lads, as they possibly can. V , . A . , From this combination last summer sprang many de- lightful entertainments, There were afternoon picnics at Fort Put, when everyone present ate, so much that camp was with difficulty tregainedg there were other equally pleasant ones on Flirtation, when the afternoon was all too short to contain the fun to be hadg and there were the supremely delightful concert picnics, tabooed' bythe Powers and doubly sweet for the sense of stolen sweets. The parade ground on a concert night is something no man will ever forget. Gentle night casting its cool mantle over the earth so cruelly berated all the long day by the fierce sun's -rays, enveloped in its soft starlight a camp where all was peace. Dotting the parade grounds were inerrygroups of fair maids and care-free cadets drinking in enjoyment with every draught of the cool night air. Their burning joss-sticks were like myriad fireflies-and who shall cavil if numbers of them were fragrant cigar- ettes burning brightly in the guise of joss-sticks under 1 , , PISTOL PRACTICE the friendly shelter of the darkness? There was a band, oh, yes! and music, but it ever seemed only an accom- paniment to the hum of conversation that furnished the real melody for the occasion. It was not strange in surroundings like these that Cupid was soon working overtime, ably assisted by the matchmakers of the visitors' seats. They seized avidi- ously on everything that had the smallest resemblance to a budding romance, and soon all a man had to do to attract their attention was to drag the same femme to-a hop and a concert, forthwith the busy matrimonial bureau de- cided that he was throwing himself away, or that the girl was too good for him, and consequently entered the lists to oppose or further the match, as they thought best. There was quite a list of alleged near-Benedicts-Ben Castle and George Dailey, Alec Maish and Jeff Bartlett, and lots more. Jimmie Steese at one time was all tagged XX AN " F" COMPANY COURT-MARTIAL sPooNo1D PREPARATION S and labeled by the matchmakers, but now he affirms that it didnlt take in his case and that he is still heart-whole and fancy free. Mt. Holly Springs, Pa., papers please copy, Hops were an ever popular amusement. Some men could have signed up for every one, and almost all men went to some. Looking back, the most note- worthy observation' that can be made about these hops was the exceedingly, the incredibly, small number of what our Middie friends term "gold bricks," and we more crudely call L. Pfs, that attended them. This, of course, was an immense item toward making them the thor- oughly high-class affairs that they were. Hops were certainly not the least of the factors that helped make our camp so merry. In midsummer Mrs. Larned and Mrs. Wfatson gave a cotillion for the first class, that was undoubtedly the most enjoyable function of the summer. Meph VVatson and Mick Staver, with Miss Page and Miss Vlfatson, were excellent leaders, and it was a great party. Everyone had the time of his foolish young lifefat supper, when everyone donned masks and weird paper costumes, there was almost a riot of mirth. No function ever ended amidst more general regret on the part of the guests. Nineteen hundred and seven revived the good old custom of camp illu- - mination after modern- izing and improving on the idea until its suc- cessful accomplishment turned out a credit to the Corps and a monu- ment to the industry and ingenuity of the class. Vlfe then trans- ferred our energies to Fisher's Island, where Camp Summerall shel- tered us for a pleasant week. Wfe returned for a day, to leave again for the annual five- -- -' day practice march, , -. .,,..,. . ., , M-fr ,. v t - - ' ,. .. . ,.. which, despite its great discomforts, proved not only instructive but extremely diverting. Then, finally, on the twenty-seventh of August, we struck our tents, and as the echo of the H1907 Never Again Ii' yell died away, Camp Schofield came to an end. VVe came to our camp in june, morose and almost sullen after a hard winter's dull, monotonous boning, we left it in August, revivified, hopeful, looking forward to June and bursting with the memories of the many pleas- ant incidents of the summer. As a class, Camp Schofield must mean much to us, for, however well we thought we knew each other before, the intimate associations of life in our last camp made us all know one another better, bound more ' " firmly the ties that bind classmate to classmate, and welded our class into a homogeneous unit in which the best of fellowship' a n d whole-hearted devotion exists. For th o s e things, then, are we in- debted to First Class Camp-it marks the be- ginning of our end as a class, but it forged the bonds that will bind us in spirit to our class- - mates as long as we .Y . --.,, --.W -. ' .v -Zz .'- '- I907 IN CAMP . X .i , . i 1 ,xxx i .1 : ds. L .1. I Avi, .XALL I A .. a , ., X, - 1, , . X f. ,. 41-f' 'X The old Corps custom of winding up, an encampment with an illumination of camp had fallen into abeyance for a variety ofereasons, andas We were the last class left in the Academy that had ever participated in one, we decided to perpetuate the custom by holding one as a fitting finale for Camp Schofield. The objections found in some quarters were met by deciding to make the affair more of a carnival and less exclusively a spectacle. To this end we decided to have a vaudeville theatre, sicleshows, lots of costumed performers and many masqueraders to mingle with our guests. This was our distinctly novel feature, and it is to the exceedingly happy manner in which the idea was carried out that the great success of the 'f.Rue cle Folie"-as we named it-was due. , At eight o'clock on the evening of August 11th, the entertainment was inaugurated by a grand parade, in which every costumed performer of the Rue de Folie took part. Led by our own force of metropolitan Ipolice, the picturesque aggregation of German band, pretty nurse girls, Arabs, plantation clarkies, mountebanks, ani- mals and Wfild Wfest. desperadoes marched out through the main entrance around the parade ground and back to camp again. Then our friends were admitted, and soon all parts of camp were thronged with a keenly apprecia- tive assemblage. It was right here that the men Who 6 D had Worked so hard for the success of the affair were THE BEGINNINGS 226 amply repaid for all their toil by the genuine pleasure our friends took in everything designed for their amuse- ment, and their open-eyed astonishment at the marvels our ingenuity had conjured forth for their entertainment, The general parade, following a well-conceived plan, was the principal scene of mirth: it was the Rue de Folie. The entrance at the hedge opening was an arch beneath which all our guests passed, giving up their cards in return for large supplies of money-brass buttons- issued to them so that they might have the wherewithal to pay the admissions to the different shows. just within the grand entrance, a graceful flying arch of bunting and lanterns was thrown across the concourse, and farther in a very effective Roman arch towered, bearing inscrip- A BUSY CORN ER THE GENERAL PARADE IN THE AFTERNOON tions indicative of our joy at having left a large number of soirees behind us. Arc and incandescent lights and countless japanese lanterns made the scene as light as day, showing to great effect the fountains, roclceries and greeneries scattered about. Around the mound at the base of one of the large trees, a graveyard held minia- ture headstones, erected to the memory of departed and departing tacs. At the extreme rear was the clever sum- mer-garden, Filled with tables and chairs, where a large force of waiters served refreshments to the audience watchingithe excellent vaudeville entertainment. Here and there, mingling with the people, mountebanlcs and thimbleriggers plied their busy trade. Ric Morrison, in an impossible plaid, guessed the weights of all the THE SHOOT THE CHUTES femmes-loud barkers inveigled the gullible strollers into their side-shows-countrymen, coons and Diamond Dicks strolled about. A , The different companies all had specialties and were in brisk competition with each other for the patronage of the public. On one side of the street "A" Company had an amusing side- show whose barker, Rico Rice, was the loudest thing in camp both as to raiment and vocal powers, on the other a flying jinny, swings and periodical high dives by the famous Bosco furnished amusement. HB" Company had a shooting gallery with a most up-to-date equipment, which proved one of the most popular diversions, no less popular was the really beauti- ful grotto on the north side of the parade, with its delightfully isolated nooks for spooning, to say nothing of the ices served thereby attendants dressed as Mess Hall cooks. "C" Com- pany had a variety of attractions-an Trish village, an emer- gency hospital, where the most grewsome operations were per- formed in full View of the public, and a baby incubator, in charge of some very bewitching little nurse-maids. Ronald Johnson, in his too generous evening clothes and fierce mus- tache, invited all the world to take a crack at the tacs at "D" Company's expense, while across the way a realisticilndian village demanded attention. The most striking structure in camp was "E" Com.pany's shoot the chutes, which was kept busy all the eveningg it was deservedly the leading attraction next to the vaudeville, both for boldness of conception and in- genuity in construction. The plantation darkies' cabin in "F" Company was true to life, not a detail was lacking. Sis Mar- ley, Vlfamp Everett and Pute Arnold as old-time darkies were always funny, and when they attacked the watermelon they were side-splitting. In addition, the Hank company had a police court and a stage line running out somewhere and back, 228 which on every trip was held up by a gang of bloodthirsty road agents to the accompaniment of terrified screams from the femmes among the passengers. The most amusing feature of all was undoubtedly the vaudeville show in the summer-garden that Charlie Rogers and Phil Carroll made such a success. They had a packed house every time they appeared, and their screaming act got all the appreciation it so highly deserved. Willie Pickle, Swish, Honest John, the Com-they were all there at different times to bark their shins on the low ones hurled at them from the stage. The catering department for once was singularly efficient, and this, of course, added materially to the enjoyment of . everyone. During the entire evening the Rue de Folie presented a most ani- mated picture. The many lights illuminated a throng eager for pleas- ure and finding it. Pretty girls in fluffy summer frocks, cadets in gray and white, officers and sombre civilians, the gayly colored cos- tumes of the masqueraders-all combined to make a kaleidescope of color and mirth and laughter, truly strange at West Point. The close came all too soon, and as the last lingering guest passed out, she glanced back over her fair . IN THE INDIAN VILLAGE' shoulders for a last look at the scene' which had been the setting for such a joyous summeris night entertain- ment. 229 Q N. K- Q .5 . V . N Kvx In I N W .. v, r' Qi , 1!' ,JN Y KLE yi? ! 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Wig? xf""'5HL5x.4 an Q -. fx N M-. ,Ag , ,, 'li-I 4- , -M K 1 , Q -ss 1 5, N., xg 'T,K.S. '08 --- QRTHFIELD is a place much named by the men of the Corps, though very few know where or why or as what it is. E Northield Seminary is a school founded by Dwight L. Moody, on the banks of the Connecticut '. . -I River, in Massachusetts. Here each summer come college men to study those ideals which they wish to make the ideals of the institutions they represent. 'Zig The Wfest Point delegation to the 1906 Conference consisted of Chaplain Travers, Cadets McLach- lan, Vtfyman, Marley, Greene and Boone, of 1907, and Crreble, Lee, Godfrey, Matheson and Wlilliainjs, R. H., of 1909. Wfe left camp on the morning of June 25th, going by way of New York and New Haven, and got our first view of the Seminary just at twilight. A hack carried us from the station to the campus, where a ball game was in progress, and where, side by side, a big red "bubble" and an ox-wagon fur- nished seats for spectators. Wfehregistered at lVlarquand Hall, where we evoked so many cheers that we were glad to get out of the limelight and into the seclusion of our quarters in East Hall. lWe found the building pre-empted by about forty Harvard men, who assigned us some "third floor fronts" and invited us in to share their supper. Our windows looked out upon the blue Connecticut valley and its broad river bearing on its current thousands of great logs cut from the mountains to the north. 232 Harvard was our friend in need. lfVe helped them receive, we used their athletic goods, we helped them celebrate their victory over the Yale crew, we ate their mince pie and drank their cream. Wfe accompanied Mr. Eggleston, a Harvard man, on a geologizing ramble, and Greble accompanied Cate, the Harvard runner, to the finish of a hard cross-country obstacle race. Cornell, too, gave us a reception and showed herself very friendly. Wle found that our first ball game was with Mt. Hermon, the best team there, and in spite of Mr. Travers' good work at second base, we lost. Mt. Hermon won the tournament. Boone and Greble won places in the field meet, though they were handicapped by lack of running clothes. Let someone see that the next delegation takes athletic suits and shoes. The competition is keen and the crowd ex- pects much of Wfest Point in an athletic way. However prominent a part sports may play at Northield, that is not the object of the assembly. Wfe went there for work. Our daily program was as fol- lows: 8.15 a. m., lectures on various subjects, such as ' Problems of an American City fNew.Yorkj g 9,30 a. m,, group Bible classes in the Life of Christ, Early Prophets, etc.: 11.oo a. m., platform meeting in the Auditorium, at which such men as Mr. Spear, Mr. Miller, of Princeton, and Dr. Peabody spoke. Our afternoons were given up to athletics or to swimming or walking. In the evening we f:lI'S'E attended the beau- tiful sunset service on Round Top, and went from there to the Auditorium again for another splendid lecture, and finally, at 9.30 p. m,, we held a meeting of the dele- gation to talk over the day's work. Wfe covered the , entire program of the Conference. T The big event of the week was the Fourth of july celebration. The speech was a genuine spread-eagle American oration, and it aroused great enthusiasm. College yells rent the air, and the building shook with the measured tread of the delegations marching and countermarching in lock-step. N Our week at the Conference was busy, but pleasant, and we were naturally loath to leave such surroundings and such acquaintances. Many of our friends were at the station to bid us good-bye, and we gazed after them rather wist- fully from the rear platform of our nondescript "B, 8z M." train, till Northfield faded into the blue haze of the valley. l ' l 233 5325 f ti ..., iii-rw'-. , ' -V f ggi' rw ,My fx f-'- - A .a X A, .-, Akgln igfw-. . '- 71 ,.:f' 4 ' . VA 5 . 'Y ' - ,- 'r A 'fi 'Ti , f -'45, E 2 5 . if E We 'QQ L25 N3 5 ff D - V, :Q -, fri HD. a - ' . . , ' f ' L -' 3, f,?Q f,gi.',Q'15,.gQ.,.:.. if - " ' 2 1 ,iii J ai. .. ,fi , 5944 .f . .'fs2g,f''kfyfrelm Qtek - ,,.,,,,,, Y ' ' ' Y T A" ff- W 'f-F" Wf3ff7.Lf?" 7591 -M--' 'sl "" he -.fa x-A. f lf. - 1 ef:-ff':...-1 xi., , ,H 1 J 3f: ,, 4v. 'K A.. in ..- it c 'tx Alb' j f'-y.!.f:,g5igg5-r viii? 2- Dx 'R In 1 f E K ' 1- fi 721555251 'I Q - . . . . . r- - fl NW Till? "Reconnaisance Sketchmg-Practical VVork in the Field with Cavalry .,1f5,,,3. Sketching Case"-that is what the Drawing Department called it, and 5 150 1 the Department of Practical Military Engineering labored under the same ' : " llf - - ' .if .. ffiiff, , ' -- 7 impression. VVell, maybe it was. But from the racing and chasing and 5 2 . - - Af 5 5 - hurrying to and fro, a mere observer might have thought it was 1 3 . the China Relief Expedition or an effort to out-Peary Peary to the North " Q. Pole. The lack of provisions later in the game gave considerable weight to the riff'-1 if ' Pr Polar voyage idea. The only thing lacking to make the affair look like a full-fledged Sunday-school picnic was the small boy to make funny remarks, and even that was pretty well done by some of our humorists-really funny people, you know. 'When we picked our horses, an artist among us could have made a profitable study of facial expression. See the happy smile on yon face. Its owner has secured Tea Tray. He is in luck. But observe the look of the gentleman three files to the left. He has drawn Harris. He is out of luck. The recording angel cuts his line of communication with this unfortunate for the day. Heid better. lf you would add to your vocabulary of strange, unique expressions keep close to the mcm on Harris, and you will get what you are looking for. The fight started at the cross-roads-everybody orienting his board and fixing his scale with a diligence that was quite surprising, saying soft, tender words to his horse meanwhile. As the day, grows older, you will see the roads and contours drawn with less diligence, and a shade of annoyance will come into the voice as Mr. Man .calls his horse, "You d?ear old thing," in' a voice so sweet and soothing that even Pinky will look up in pained surprise. There was a gentleman by the name of Lochinvar who came out of the west and did things on horseback that made people sit up and look around, also one Paul Revere took a midnight canter that has been talked about ever since. But both these heroes would have been outclassed by the poorest of the mob that followed in the wake of Pinky McDonough on that mad chase through the hills, counting the trees and fence-posts as we Hew by. Every now and 234 then, without a word of warning, Pinky would suddenly stop, and the squad in rear would also stop-suddenly, mostly in two layers. Before we could pick our- selves out of the tangle, Pinky's voice would be heard: "XNell, heah we ah! Now put in that bridge and these houses and take your next sightu-this last being some object but dimly outlined in the extreme background. And then off again at the same wild pace, only striking the more elevated portions of the terrain. Finally, when everybody had broken his pencil six times, worn out his patience and completely exhausted his meager stock of expressive words, the cav- alcade stopped in a lonesome spot to "partake of a frugal repast"-extremely frugal. When we left the Point, Thomas, with tears in his eyes, had pressed on each of us one small pasteboard box, the contents of which was a secret. No one had had sufficient nerve to investigate. It takes a strong and reckless man to get inqui- sitive when the Mess Hall is concerned, you know. Cautiously we opened our prize boxes and found the worst-one lemon, one onion and three sandwiches! VVasn't that weird? Now a sandwich is a sandwich under all conditions, and an onion can usually be utilized, but if you were left alone on a desert island with a lemon, what would you do? In civilization one uses them to make lemon-pie and toddies and also to hand to one's friends, but on a desert island? You give it up? So did we. We sat there looking blankly at those lemons for a minute, and then as one man we arose and threw them out of sight across the brook-and finished our din- ner on large chunks of air. To keep up the idea that variety is the slum of life, we had a small swim in the creek, and a more charming bunch of nymphs never fdisjgraced a woodland glade. Then that "Half a league-half a league" effect homeward, also done in record time. Much has been said about the "plugs" in the Riding Hall, but if you can find a bunch anywhere short of Maud S. and Dan Patch that can do it in less time than that return trip was made, trot them out, and Agony's racing car will have to retire. K The trip was done at last, and there were one hundred odd scrawls masquerad- ing as maps to show for it. But the main asset was the large and healthy appe- tite that made itself clamorous-and under its influence we sank into our chairs at supper and cried with loud acclaim, "Hash, please l" - Q 235 ' ii is ff? 'V ' -A 4, sf af 2 P 'ful' 1 ff 1 ' f .44 4? it I A' fy X 4 A W f 2 :f Q, Q , f , 5,12 45 'f ,iff 'ii' y 'Q PM gg., 4 ea We ps v y ef Qgafia, ,A ea , ve,.av V V .34 l , -. ,. " 2 . ' 7?-5'S4QZ1 ii- I5iPf.N"f"'v .,,. eff 'f YQ av ,fin 'U 3 35 6 W- FA 1' Q f ' 5 .:?gi'f1:f'z1f? S3322 f .ali -. t'-7 2124431 i -'S i fi .. 5? . La ' :Exif-, 'aefigwga , mjjggfii- . I. als.-:-gf TW ,gif U Well, now I heab we ah I llRWlLLHf PICKLF 34 PAHDON JOHN ' 'HAVE fl bhlllf Vlfell, in dese days I'm a-tellin, you ,bout dey had a battle, an' dis wuz de Way it all happen: Dey wuz over to de club a-talkin' 'bout de Rooshian war. Pahson john say give him de artillery, so he kin move an' not crawl all day like de doughboys does. Mr. VVillie Pickle say de doughboys suits him, becase when de bullits 'gin to come dey dig a trench an, git in it an' den dey shoot all day an' don' git hit dey- selves. Pahson john 'low if a man got to dig 'im a hole to fight from, he might jes' as well be daid an' let um fill up de hole an, save de gov'ment de bo'd an' lodgin', which he don, earn novvay. Wfhile dey wuz sputin' de subjeck, in come Ole Marse Robert. Dey tell him de squabble an' ax 'im how dey gwine settle it. Ole Man u-Neff Robert 'low dey got to have a battle to settle it. "I ain't got no army," says Mr. Wfillie Pickle. "Ain't got no a1'my?', says Ole Man Robert. "lN'hut all dese cadets good fer? Dey lie aroun' an' dey spoon an' git fat. VVe make 'em hustle." So dey git togedder and make um a battle, a "minus tactics problem" dey call it, an' dey say dey work out de answer uex' Saturday, up in cle hills, 'case on dat day Fat Harris an' Herky Teall an' Dutch Dailey an, all de rest o' de quilloids dey want to spoon on de Post, an' it make 'em mad if dey got to go out in de woods all day. Wfell, Ole Marse Robert he pick out some judges an' tell jim to take de leavin's from Friday dinner an' sen' 'em out to de cross-roads fer de army lunch, an' by Saturday mawnin, dey hab it all Hxed. Dey pulled out jes, after day- break, an, all de femmes come out to watch 'em an' hear 'em cuss, an' den de femmes go home an' 'low dey never marry no man whut got to get up at fo' o'clock an' don' git paid fer it, neider. 2 236 De army divided up like dis: Pahson john take "E" Company and "F" Company an' de battery which sho' wuz a good 'un. Mr. Wfillie Pickle he take de odder fo, companies an' de two little seben- 'leven-million eater mountain guns. De cavalry dey give some to one side an, some to de 'tother. De objeck ob de battle was fer de Blues, which is de Pahson's army, to keep de Browns from Pint befo' fo' o'clock in de afternoon. De trubble due to begin at noon gittin' inter de Wfell, dey After dey eat, dey do in dese minstrels. Dis de way de song went: De Mess Hall, too, am fine as fuzz, An' all de chuck is nice, Excepl potaters, meat an' fish, An' butter, aigs an' ice. Wlid ev'ry meal dey gives us plates, An, knives an' forks an' spoons, An' when a caydet graduates, He leave yerfull ol prunes. Dey was mo' to it, but jes' as dey start in de noon whistle blow an, de army start out, an, den de guns :gun ter bang an, de cavalry dey start a-rippin' up de road, an' dat Bali'mer Pifhe he sit dar on his hoss an' 'low "damn 'case he got de makins an' dun fergit to bring any matches. git out to de cross-roads an' bofe sides takes up dey positions an' den dey hab din- ner, which ain't nuffin' but ham an' onions an' dish yer stringy stuff dey calls dago in de Mess Hall. de Black Hand dey has a rough-house wid de ham-bones any den sings a song, like De cavalry dey hustle to de front so dey kin fin' de tudder army an' know whichaway Pahson John got ter look out fo' lem. De Brown cavalry hustle out too, so dey kin keep de tudders from l:11'1il1'1, out whut gwine happen. Dey sneak froo de woods, an' pretty soon dey see Ma Wfatson an' some mo' Blues a-comin, to'd 'em. Dey lay low an' den run at 'em an' yells an' fires dey pistols an' s'prises 'em all 'cep' Rogers. You 'un wid de nose turned up so fur dey use' to ax 'im howcome he don' drown when Well, Seedy dig out an' gallop back an' tell de Pahson. Dis put Pahson in a bad fix, whut Mr. Wfillie Pickle gwine do. But he still got a signal station up on a big hill 'caze he got some"ficient men workin' de flags. Dey wuz Lovey Chilton an' Mick Rockwell tuk 'imself down on Flirtation an' signal wid a towel to a gal on a train time everybody say he pretty good, so Pahson John give 'im de job in de Blue army 237 know de one, de long-laigged it rain. Seedy dey call 'im. 'caze now he cain't tell much an' he hope dey kin tell 'im, Rockwell. One day dish yer 'cross de ribber, an' sence dat Vlfell jes' 'bout de ti1ne Seed t lk' li , ' y a in, de signal men sen' a message, like dis, "De enemy infantry am a-comin' up de Long Pond-Crow-nest road." De Blues already got a gun up on a hill whar dey kin see dis road, so de Pah- son tink he safe dar. Den yer comes a man aftearini down de Eagle Valley road an' says, sezee, "Cap'n, dey's a-comin'." "VVhar is dey a-comin'?" says Pahson John. "Up by de cemetery on de Eagle Valley road," says de messenger. VVell, cle Blues had a gun dar too, but Pahson john sen, de reserve o' de doughboys up dere Den yer come a tudder man up de road from de P'int, an', sezee, "Cap'n, dey is a-comin'f' "lNhar is dey a-comin' now ?" says de Cap'n. "Over de hill by de Vlfes' P'int cemeteryf' says dis man. So den, de Blues all retreat to de ice-house down by de Hospital, de infantry ridin' on de artillery hosses, an' jes' about de time dey git dar Mr. VVillie Picklels army come out on de pipe-line an' de fo' o'clock whistle blow. Den Pahson John an' Mr. VVillie Pickle bofe 'low dat de cavalry got all de tudders skunned to a frazzle, an' long 'bout third skag time in de evenin' dey all git back to camp. Nga li! KSOM' Vai!!-,gy Q .sway ji! 238 I iw AN . ,-.- FEI H E General Meigs is a large, roomy tug, with a deck covered in from abaft the mizzentops'l gasketsg but when one hun- dred and eleven cadets, who had turned in at one and turned out again at four, trooped aboard and proceeded to impro- vise beds, she very soon became con- verted into' a very passable example of the proverbial sar- dine-can. 'Men slept everywhere-on deck, in the boats and on the piled-up luggage below. If you wanted to move ten feet you had to convert yourself into a human juggernaut and leave the imprint of your number tens on about thirty prostrate forms before you could reach the cornpanionway and gain the lower deck. It must not be inferred that everybody slept. Oh, no! When We passed the Rocks, and feminine forms appearedlat the windows and fluttering towels waved us good-by, the old stand-bys, Red McChord, Bunny Crafton and Inj Hayden, rushed madly to the rail and waved a frantic response, adding insult to injury by ending with the most broken-backed, henpecked class yell that was ever Hung at the atmosphere. A Before the General Meigs reached New York everybody awoke refreshed and stayed either on deck or down in the engineers' mess, where the cook, a financier, had cor- nered the market and dispensed pie, pop, sandwiches and fruit to all comers who had the price. He really proved a blessing, though, as his supplies eked out the extremely short dinner and supper Tommy sent from 'the Mess Hall for the haughty M. D. to dole out to us. just as the day began to fade and the sun sank in the west behind a bobtail Hush, Fisher's Island came in sightg before dark we drew up alongside the dock. A short but dusty march brought us to the shore on the Atlantic side of the island, where our camp, six little lines of "A" wall-tents, with a few larger ones for the tacs, if Q THE BEACH was already prepared for us. Wfe had had supper on the boat, so as soon as we had chucked up for the tents and sorted out our baggage, we made a rush for the beach and plunged-no, crawled cautiously over the fringe of water- worn rocks onto the sand beach, and thus got gradually into deep water. Old, Ocean seemed glad to see us, and we were most assuredly glad to see him. After about ten minutes' enjoyment, punctuated with much,yelling and a few mosquito bites, We returned to camp and turned in, some immediately, the others after they had lit up and devoted a little time to passing their favorites under the hammer. The next morning our work began. VVe were taken to all the 'fortifications and the proposed work outlined to us. 'Then Colonel Wliistlei' lectured to us on the Coast Artillery, and his genial ways and thorough knowledge of his subject made many a convert right' then. After this we were divided into squads and assigned positions for drill. The drills turned out to be not only interesting but enjoyable, andthe night drills, when the three search- lights were going, completely captivated us all. I Several very enjoyable social affairs took place .during our stay, and in one of them Bane-the original Wild- cat slaughterer Bane, the upright, majestic Bane- gummed it cold. Mrs. Ducrot sent him an invitation, something. like this: HMrs. Ducrot desires the pleasure ofiCadet Banels company atf, etc. Bane, walking on air because HF" Company had made such an impression, sent 1 REVELLE THE ONE LOOKING-GLASS an answer that probably made Mrs. Ducrot "chuck a fit" when she read it. Here it is: "Cadet Banels Com- pany accepts with pleasure the kind invitation of Mrs. Ducrotf' etc, p The Mo1no-not-to Cgenerally pronounced Monoto- nousj Inn was a favorite resort, especially in the evening, and the Beach Inn vied with it in popularity, although the latter was sometimes a little too crowded. Camp Summerall-'XNr,ight was generally deserted in the evening, but -was lively enough during thelbreathing- timesbetween the mOf11i11g,f1fi11S. ,, There being only one looking-glass and one box of blacking in camp, "Avenue Swishf' and "Pinky Alleyf' where these treasures were located, were always thronged. One morning, when the looking-glass was in active operation-in fact, was doing double work-an ap- parition emerged from the tac's tent at the end of the avenue, came swiftly toward the crowd, and saying with an injured air, 'KI thould like to bowwow my glath," seized the article and returned, with all the dignity a swishing nightgown will allow, to the 'forbidden ground." At the time of the capture Staver was in front of the glass trying to see the top of his nose, and as he had a skag tucked jauntily between his lips, he had no show and carried all his skag-papers up to the monster's tent-"all this at Camp Honest John at or about reveille, August 14th, I9o6." I THE ONE BOX OF BLACKING For the first three days we drilled steadily at the 12-inch, 6-inch and I5-pounder batteries, and on the fourth day we had the target practice to which we had been looking forward so eagerly. By this time'we were all pretty well hardened and so sunburned that we were almost as red as Castle was when Rice filled his hands with napkin-rings that day at dinner. The 12-inch guns the newly installed battery of 6-inch guns. There Galula Lang and judge Moose earned great applause by mak- ing a clean score of IOO per cent., in spite of the fact that the caps dropped off three of the projectiles during fiight. They also shot the flag off the target, and when Colonel Wfhistler presented it to the class our satisfaction was complete. a. . lik ki- f RAMMING made a tremendous roar and shock, but were not very accurate, in spite of the fact that Bane and Eastman were doing the pointing, and ,Awny Hand was at the telephone. However, the tug which was towing the tar- gets escaped unhurt, so that we really had much to be thankfulvfor. The afternoon of the same day we initiated SIGHTING It was at this practice that Steese courteously informed a Major of the Coast Artillery, who, in civilian clothes, ,was watching the firing, "that the shock and noise were .very great, and he would probably find it better to go to the rear and put some cotton inhis ears." Wfhen the caps dropped off the projectiles, an event that puzzled every- body, the supposed civilian came to the front and Jim retired to the rear, to put some cotton in his ears, prob- ably. The whole of the fortifications were thoroughly equipped electrically, but salt air plays havoc with elec- trical instruments, and the telautographs and other deli- cate instruments seemed to be chronically out of order, tance, racing frantically in from the beach in a vain hope of making it on time. Those who were too sunburned to enjoy a salt bath, took walks up to the village and around the island, or loafed around camp. Wfill we ever forget the day we came home from a drill and found Charles the Fat strapped by the heels to a lamp-post at the end of Pinky Alley? A fat man in THE 6-INCH GUN and for this reason we learned very little about them. The sea bathing was our favorite recreation. Before breakfast, between drills, and even after supper, enthu- siasts ran for the beach and enjoyed a few minutes in the surf. Long after the assembly sounded for any formation there were always three or four stragglers in the dis- TI-IE. I2-INCH GUN adversity is surely an object of sympathy, as witness Jumbds ride that afternoon in Camp Schofield. Jumbo, by the way, was a busy man, and a great man, in Camp Summerall-lNright. Vlfhen he dropped his head coquet- tishly to one side and said, f'Leggings will be worn," the bystanders scurried for their respective tents and put on - I THE PRIMORDIAI.. 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" ., : , .- ' bf , - ' 1- - W Q A P, .. . . 41- - aww f:-I ' ' r 1 ' tis, ':-- 'Z '1--'Elf' .. We-' gets, ' . f n- H : . 1 A SNAP SHOT of the technical part of the work, but the trip out to the mine-field was very enjoyable, and we at least learned that if a harbor. is mined it is a good idea to keep out of it, unless you want to use your ships 'for fireworks. Another trip we took by detail was across to Fort Terry, six miles by water, forthe purpose of drill. The motion of the launch, on the two or three occasions when the water was rough .was a catastrophe for some, notably our Captain Booth, who lay on his back on the cabin roof, whiter than a plebe after his first double-time in a dresscoat, and wailed feebly to judge Moose to "over- rule -the motion."sA In View of his irresponsible condition the usual punishment for such a I-Iaydenesque quip was omitted. Many other things, too numerous to describe, happened during our week's visit at Fort Wfright. Colonel VVhistler's reception was a unique and very successful one, and the camp was decorated for days with the favors from the "Quills' and Spoonoids' Germanfl Wfe saw and applauded the parade by the two artillery companies, and learned from the King of Avenue Swish that "Every- body on an army post goes to bed at tattoo, Mr. Chilton." At our meals, which we ate in one of the company messes, the Quartet rendered selections, the favorite being that ballad of Ric Morrison's, entitled "All Around Her Rubber-neckf' a revised version of the F. F. inter- pretation being as follows: l All around her rubber-neck she wore a yellow ribbong She wore it all the year around, except the month of May, And if anybody asked her where the 'ell she got it, She got it from her true love, Ph-h-t-far away. VV'ell, we certainly hated to leave all this good time for the joys of the practice march, but on Saturday morning the General Meigs called for us, and with a last look at our little camp we trooped aboard. Back in the distance a voice was wailing, "XNagon, oh, wagon! wagon, halt!" and we hoped-well, never mind what we hoped, it didn't happen, he was still with us when we got back to Wfest Point. 1 4 J. THE PLANTER PLANTING MINEQS TN-1 ,ff M f. 4561- 1 . , ' . -1 . lr- - X !1W ff!!jZHHX . Win M 'Ffmrjfs ht kk' . fnlf'rr1l1lW Wifginlgs W ' .i . is .-a- " UR trip to the Horse Show followed close on the heels of two rumors, the first of which stated that we ae . would not go, the second that we would go. As the Horse Show officials sent us an invitation to be .71 I present on the last day of the Show, it is to be presumed that the first rumor was merely one of the is ,T numerous ingenious ones which joe provides for the amusement and subsequent disillusionment of the Corps gossips and knockers. R Wfe left here at the usual time, about one olclock, and arrived at the usual time-about one ""-' 'J hour late. Wfe marched to the hall in thc column-of-Sunday-school-picnics formation so much affected by Tactical Department chaperones, and, with eyes somewhat blinded by the unaccustomed glare of the potassium lights, we trooped into the Society Arena. V The principal events of the afternoon, which were competitions of various classes of cavalry horses, had for us all a peculiar interest. The horses were perfect, but a little "individual work with the aids, gentlemen," would have made them a little more conformable to our "fixed opinion" of the ideal cavalry mount, and Pot Shedd said so. Four-in-hands, trotters, carriage pairs and single-harness horses followed each other in succession until seven o'clock came, bringing with it a short but cordial reception by Colonel Fellows, and another enjoyable function in the shape of a most excellent dinner. The evening with the hunters and high jumpers in the arena was a revelation to us all, and even Rose and Hay- den had to acknowledge that they couldn't have done better themselves. There is something about the clean, easy jump of a good hunter that is absolutely irresistible to most men, and to the cadet who has tried to take even a low hurdle on some of the erratic kangaroos that congregate in the riding hall, their graceful spring seems like a dream of Paradise. When the last hunter had been led from the ring we heaved a long sigh and turned our faces toward the old familiar 42d Street Ferry, and one o'clock saw us home. 246 'E " x T T:"',' Z J ' ' ' i 1"" it 3,142 -ld l l, lx .J Ln ESL ', '- " 'A 'i 1 , , , 5 5 A T fiil ll . T i ,lr , fi J' L L i.L554,.' l' ' M - it ,i .., l i rg .vw Y 1 Q A ' gh jg:-V3 ' N the year of our Lord 1907 and the reign of VVillie Harris the last, on the 26th of january, some considerable time before 5: honest men are wont to ramble, a sleepy, sore aggregation of kaydets rolled through a, foot of snow to the West Shore station. is -I , and there encamped for one hour to wait for a train that runs semi-occasionally. Saturdays and Sundays excepted. We took possession of the two stoves and imagined we were in Manchuria waiting for the North Pole Limited. The officers 'J' and "others" whom we took along for obvious reasons conspired to get possession of the stove. They sent the "Superintendent of our soup house" around with "Form your sections outside on the platform !" Now Steese had just ordered Major Shellac to "shut that door l" and his haste in complying showed that they were properly disciplined. so. just to humor them, we went outside. When we returned to our stoves P sub zero, H-ungry, et cetera were huddled around the coveted treasures. but about five minutes of Skee's perfusive knocking and Flipper's choice slang C?D reinforced with a few selections from the Black Hand, cleared the room of Ignorance and Religion. After a few of the reckless had been severely chastised for false "all out's." the train actually came right up to the station and halted. On entering the station at Albany, at the end of our journey, everyone suddenly stopped. There undoubtedly was the "Bu-ra-ra-ra-row- Howze," but where was jumbo? There! seated on a stand with a large megaphone. he-no, it was not hey only the train announcer. But he had Jumbo beat. for we heard one word distinctly. At Troy we were marched up the hill and kept at attention by our dear Willie Harris while the officers "passed the time o' day." From this predicament our half-frozen senses were suddenly aroused by three gray hgures approaching, one-half hour late-Castle. whose matrimonial intentions should have kept him on the straight and narrow: McChord, of the silver 'tongue and throat that rusted under the action of the water he drank while on Christmas leave and caused him to spend one month at Gandy's homeg and gentle, modest. little Ray Hill. Why were they late? "Of course. we don't know. but we can conjecture." l The trip through the construction shops was interesting, especially the I6-inch gun, concerning which Harry Pfeil askedf "How many times has it been fired, Major?" "Neverg this is merely a wooden model of the original,'l the Major replied! Cexit Pfeilb. Hungry also made himself amusing by asking why they did not manufacture the projectiles with blunt points, to save all the expense and trouble of capping' them. The Major answered, "These are some old-style projectiles which we do not like to throw away, so we cap them." All laughed but Hungry. X The ladies of the Post-what could we do without them ?-gave us a very pleasant luncheon, at which jeff Bartlett upheld his reputa- tion by showing an affinity for "the beautiful" unsurpassed by the most persistent of our spoonoids. Uncle Billy Ganoe. Three minutes after his arrival he was strolling off across the Post in a manner that would not have pleased a certain young lady in Boston. The return trip was without incident except a few broken car windows and bruised heads. Our dreams of artillery bills, increased pay and matrimony came to an end with West Point! All out li The officers took the bus "up the hill" and we took-the road. 247 A,CAMP ON THE PRACTICE MARCH 248 INCH reveille the elements had been haggling with each otherg but in spite ol the lowering sky and mon- E5 bustling! grel XVest Point weather, the United States Corps of Ants had been Everything from the flapping legging ol Fauntley Miller to the tuba tones of Maish suggested the thrift of this formic humanity. In short, Camp Schoneld was about to make a six days' pilgrimage into the wilderness of the ultra-Hudsonians, there to wrestle with Security, Information and "Actual Conditions"-to pluck from the tree of experience the fruit that Teacher NYa.rDepartmenthad so glowingly described in her tactical primers. - Disgorged at Garrison's from the snailing ferry, the dFZ70lI1IUIil'C'S of Cullum began at once to affiliate with Mother Dirt and to grow beardsg all of which was in preparation of the minor battle about to happen. It did happen near Cold Spring. And great expansion of gases! NVasn't the temperature somewhat Fahrenheit? Dear amiable reader, does I'98" and then the word "shade" convey anything to you? But that's not all. Did yougever wear a King Arthur cadet blouse. a Sir Launcelot gray shirt, carry a gun and your complete household paraphernalia on your shoulder? And then, did you ever try to climb a hill covered with fifteen 249 THE WAGON TRAIN million loose pebbles and inclined at an obtuse angle? Well, all you need in a case of that kind is the command, ':Double-time!" It is very helpful. You prick up your ears, if they -are not already melted, recognize something familiar in the sound and then-run. - Oh, yes, you run! You run from every pore. Your motion is somewhat soggy, but you press right on, keep- ing up a really reckless running light. And that was the first day out! "Of the fragments there were twelve baskets full !" They caiied it a problem. It was. One would conservatively say, however, rather too well deline- ated, there was a little too much expression in it-a sort of plunge for the answer by a high dive through the solu- tion. N As the old proverb repeats, "Not every drill has its double-timing," and recompense is somewhere. Five hundred dusty, sweaty, tired, hungry men looked from the height of the last hill in Nelsonville and beheld the evidences of their first camp. All their soul was in their incandescent eyes, for was not that the smoke of din- ner? Had not the Hdoughty 'Q. M."' forestalled the ravenous retinue? And was not he to receive a laurel or two from the chief Archon for his pains? Oh, yes, that night IeH went to bed like the "ten-talenti' boy-a gladder and a fatter man. But the coffee was still boiling and the odorous viands were still stewing. So it was down with the haver- saek, up with the tent, tether and feed the horses, and THE FIRST REST 4 then a general dive for the tinware! Vigorous tattoos the friendly cricket, in his aerial leaps, does chance to on the tin plate became the prevailing style of clamor. season his succulent meat? He hasnlt time to study en- Old Gideon probably made quite a racket with those tomology, and what's more, he doesn't care to! pitchers he recklessly hurled around, to pure tom-tom carols and their beautiful rendition on metallic, scin- tillating tinware, Santschi and Mor- rison are highly recommended. Yet the direful, famished cries die away with the apportionment of the last ladleful of "slum,l' and the noisy horde subsides. They are eating. Fellow-pilgrim, did you ever take time out to watch a cadet on a practice march semi-intermit- tently masticate? There he sits on the ground in full squat, with side hill for table, stub- ble for- tablecloth, tin-pan for plate, and "stew" for soup, meat, entree, relish and dessert. And eat? You never will see anything more dex- trous than the well-directed, ably- volleyed spoonfuls of one of those select four hundred officers and gen- tlemen. And above all, he is con- but when it comes After the feast, however, the luxuriating cadet tosses All AI! THE LAST SIGHT! tented. He is working hard-very hard. Yet he 'is con- I about for amusement. He finds to his chagrin that he tented. Wliat cares he if the cleanly grasshopper does has abutted on one of those diverging forks of life where prefer to have a hot broth bath? Or what matters it if a man has but three choices. He can sizzle beneath the 251 lid of the roasting shelter-tentg can take to the dusty road and investigate the fresh air, or, better than all, he can bathe in the "Pool of Siloam" that saunters through the front yard of camp, where it is perfectly practicable to lave at least one foot at a time. Hardly had one of these plans been Well executed before the horses neigh, the mules bray and it becomes a positive necessity to groom the beasts of burden. In quick succession come supper, retreat, and guard-mounting, and then hush!- the regular, daily martial vesper service. Under the spreading canopy The mighty Doge, he sits. The Doge a mighty bluff is he, As anyone admits, And many a cadet quakes with fear Wfhen on his teeth he grits. B . - rofzumzzg. THE MOUNTAIN BATTERY A ROUGH TRAIL Camp vespers, fond reader, is, briefly defined, a gather- ing of military helots clustered at the feet of a super- military hierarchy. The latter seeks to expound. The former sits upon the ground. Each endeavors to emulate Napoleon. From the ponderous heights of wisdom comes the first sonorous note of the opening number. The Commandant reads the problem, disclos- ing the sealed orders given to the commanders on each side. He states the objective, the time alloted, and the apportionment of troops. To this each of the opposing chiefs responds with the disposition of his forces, his method of attack or defense and an argument upholding his method. Argument? One should not say argument. Heaven forbid its introduction here! Qne should rather say that there ensues a sort of antiphonal .concert in which each opposinff tac chants soulfull the Grlarino m , Y o S defects of the other, until the poor embryonic Marlbor- oughs gain a rather confused and discordant tactical con- ception. But doubt does not long' remain. The sibilant tones of the chief umpire are the next to cleave the ozone. He tells you why. He settles all. In your mind there is not an interrogation left. Mother Cause becomes the legitimate ancestor of lVillie Effectg the earth re- FROM FOUR TO SIX P. M. ' THE LIGHT BATTERY volves around the sun once more. He runs the whole gamut-from the heightsiiof 'svllogistic eminence to the depths of truth ad homliiiem.. And the "scrapper', and 'fsc1'appee" chew their nails in silent anguish. - 1 ,To the casual observer, the night encampment of a cadet practice march presents unusual features of novelty. The Sentinels, the precise rows of tents illumined by the desul- tory camp-fire, are spectacles new to the scarce inhabitant of the hill and the boulder. But to the man of keener per- ception the place has a somewhat lean and shrunken ap- pearance. Thetents, which were to-day, are no more. They have been absorbed. Here, guileless reader, is the paradox. '1fOO MANY COOKS Inside each standing tent is another tent of similar dimen- sions. But the owner thereof? Vlfhere is he? Ah, blessed is the man who folds his tent like a doughboy and silently, steals away, for he shall not be discovered at taps, neither shall he endure the 'ordeal by shelter-tent. If, however, you happen to be an unfortunate of the sad remainder, your hrst perplexity is one of dimensions -fitting a No. 7X2 tent over a No, IO man. Shall your feet be turned to open heaven or shall the crystal night envelop your beatilic brow? VVhich shall win, pedal or pate? According to the conformation of the abode and of your own body there seems to be no compromise. You decide, finally, that your pillow shall be outside, the ventilation is more abundant. So with one blanket above and one underneath, you undertake the journey of sleep. You have not progressed very far, however, before you are conscious of a sort of transfixed feeling. You investi- gate. After digging one stone and two cornstalks from beneath your spareribs and brushing a crushed cricket from the back of your neck, you resume the operation. "It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven." A move! A start! A lunge! A plunge! And you are awake with this quotation rumbling somewhere back in your sub-con- --.ik LO. MARVEL! FOR THE SUN SHINESI scious stratum. It is raining. You feel that your cold shower- bath of the morning is rather premature. The moisture seems to be a little overzealous. Ch, to be a turtle! to have some line of retreat. Yet the tent is already so full of yourself that you fear that by withdrawing your head from the exterior in- clemency, you might congest and overcrowd yourself. But finally, by a system of coil and' collapse, you gather your dampened head within. XfVith all your parts assembled, in this state you begin to try it over. This time the spell is longer. But when you do awake, the blow is compensation for working overtime. Great morsels of Greenland! What an intensity of absolute zero there is! You remember having had legs in your recent wakeful moments. But where are they now? Lost! Lost! Hopelessly lost! No, you haven't any. Finally, courage aids you in an exploration. Care- fully feeling down over your side you come upon two cold clubs having the general shape of legs, and slowly returning reason helps you to analyze. This is the diagnosis: Legs dead-complication of crumple and cold. And there you lie and shiver-all but your legs. And they will, in time. Hope should never be abandoned. And what is this attempt at covering which you hold greedily with both hands? That isn't a blanket, is it? No, fool- ish fellow! that is a doilie. Forbid the recital of the remaining tortures until dawn. It is only necessary to say of those nights that the stock on future punishment went up many points, and no one ever summoned nerve enough to inquire w-hy Bruce Buttler's face at reveille looked like a cross between a nine-day kitten and a noon-day owl. 255 DINNER Wfith ablutions half performed, a short breakfast and sider its point as the outlet of a road which traverses its a few hasty raids on a privy sack of 'lBull Durhamfl the length. Its sides would be two impregnable hills, camp of yesterday disappears, and another day of toil is the right one having a gap below the horizontal opened. This time a preparatory march of three miles line. This line represents a smaller hill flanking the road, called Fort Hill- a promi- ' nent stronghold during the Revo- luiion. Intrenched on this, the "Browns" must hold off a superior force of "Blues" coming from the bottom of the HA." Three hours is the time limit. The defenders, under Cap- tain El, have one field piece, one- half troop of cavalry, one company of infantry and two mountain guns, while the offensive is composed of a troop and a half of cavalry, five companies of infantry and two field pieces, commanded by Captain S--. Collecting in a close group on the top of Fort Hill all his ar- tillery, spreading his infantry in a thin line on its crest, and sending his cavalry forward to reconnoitre, the "Brown,' leader calmly 'awaits I ' PosT.PRAND1A1. REST the advance of the enemy up the brings . the combined forces to ax new scene of valley. Now, it happens that the leader of the "Blues," hostilities. To gain some idea of the terrain of the the old man eloquent, is not the common bird that loves field of operations, let us make use of the letter HA." Con- the trap. Accordingly, leaving 3 fgw of his Cavalry as 3 256 pleasant target for the 'Browns' " guns, he turns to his right, finds an old road which cuts around the lower hill and comes up in rear of the gap, at all times com' pletely invisible to the enemy. There he masses, in the woods six hundred yards from the Browns' left, his entire force. After firing with all his guns, he suddenly urges forward the infantry, which, by rushes, charges the hill and comes up under the very nose of the defender. This ends the confiict. The whistle blows and the "Browns" accept the inevitable. This, in the main, is the problem. But there are many items which facilitate and retard its solution. Contem- plate. for a moment, him of the cavalry patrol. Riding along in his tireless quest for information, desirous of the distances to and names of certain landmarks, his eye suddenly lightens with joy as he fastens his atten- tion on the fossilized native of the region. "My good fellow, how far is it to Smithville?" "XVell,,' an- swers the bearded one, "it's pretty fur," and upon further inquiry, "it's quite a piece back." "VVell, but who lives in that next place ?', HT dunno: I only been here about two year." Discouraged and tired, the weary scout returns to his main body, which is endeavoring to conceal itself in the small wood in the center of a very open country. And there seems to be some chance of success until suddenly there comes riding straight for the lonely clump of trees the vagarious umpire. His fluttering white standard salutes alike both friend and foe. Cf course, the enemy. noting his destination, would not suspect the presence of troops in the grove. Cf course, this "judge -of field events" would be riding toward that isolated spot pur- posely to take luncheon. No, charitable reader, the enemy is not a dolt, as the fire of his batteries soon tell. But the umpire is not to be criticised. Ah, no! He sim- ply reminds one of the perverse and busy dog, who is, when needed, always beyond the hearing of the loudest whistleg but being safely ensconsed in your favorite Morris chair and indulging in a brief holiday with Morpheus, then it is that he is wont to sneak up and to stick his cold, wet nose in your ear and sneeze. Thus, onward for five more days, marched the plod- ding cadet. Although magnificent distances separated his various camps, yet there was much the same simple repetition of crude manners, rough life and incessant duty. time JOYS even over And while he joyfully anticipated for the first his return to VVe-st Point, yet many spontaneous crowded the dusty days of practice march. And if the toil was prominent, he confidently knew that that path he was slowly and certainly overtaking the shoulder-strap. 258 , A 5-55,5 ,Wy NX' vi V25 I' :.1r..:-- ,- - I-1-. . - - ' . -, f , . 1 ' 5 fied, ,J , . 127- A . , fff1eiftfr'P1 15. '. L -1 . - in - " ' if-q.'r3.if5f f X Li 'N A A . 1 . , ww . A , , I K Q , . W, 5,-1 4' f' , .1 - 5 U ' ,-.'::1"f-7, ' 4" '3:f..J.-' X ' A. .0 0. ,Y. .',iI:.f-'Lf' W' vwswz' 259 Lug -V, ax , WN ' PRESENTED BY THE EWALECGTIEG OF STATES EMVEEIIILHTARY ONE HUNDRED DAYS TILL JUNE, 1907 soon BY "ll WITH INTERPOLATIONS BY CHARLES DUNBAR ROGERS ALEXANDER WHEELER CHILTON LYRICS BY WILLIAM ADDLEMAN GANOE MUSIC SELECTED MAXWELL MURRAY, STAGE MANAGER WILLIAM A. GANOE, MusucAL omscron WILLIAM A. GANOE CHARLES D. ROGERS PRESIDENT OF DIALECTIC SOCIETY ALEXANDER VV. CHILTON 260 SYNOPSIS C' ' HE Plutoniansn is a musical extravaganza told in a foreword, a prologue and two acts. The foreword gg Tj leads up to the situation in the play and is as follows: Mildred Gushing, an American heiress, while traveling in India receives from an Indian prince a magic locket containing information by which one can get to the Elysian Fields and there procure a treasure of fabulous worth. She is to give it to her fiance on her wedding day, and the information it 1... contains will bring them both happiness all their lives. On her return she is wooed and won by a grafter, Charlie Longblossom, who no sooner gets his hands on the locket than he decamps. Mildred employs the famous detective, Hemlock jones, to recover her property. He accidentally runs across information which convinces him that Longblossom has gone to the Elysian Fields, whither he goes, leaving Mildred and her friends to follow on her yacht, only to find, on arriving there, that Longblossom has gone to Hades. Again he follows, and there in the throne room of Pluto the prologue opens. Pluto has just learned that Longblossom, whom he held prisoner, has escaped, taking with him the shade of Cleopatra, who is necessary to procure the treasure for him, when Hemlock jones arrives on his airship. He explains his errand, and Pluto dispatches the shade of Napoleon to assist in the capture. As they leave he gives them the solemn warning that if Longblossom is not taken at midnight on exactly two weeks from that date, they, and all with them, will be hurled instantly into Pluto's abode "by a horrible transformation." The first act opens in Elysia with Mildred, her brother Tom, his fiancee, Butterfly Bubbles, and their friends, awaiting the detective. He arrives with Napoleon, tells them of his trip and explains the conditions. He puts his assistant, Scraggles, in charge of the undertaking. The latter makes a wooden attempt to capture the fugitive, but is frustrated by Cleopatra, who brings to life a statue of Mercury and rescues Longblossom. They procure the treasure and Hee to Bohemia, still pursued. . The second act is in a beer-garden in a Bohemian city. Longblossom, finding that the treasure consists of Egyp- tian bonds, decides to go to Egypt to get them cashed and at the same time free himself from Cleopatra, of whom he has tired. But Hemlock jones has been on the track, and just before midnight on the fatal date he attempts to capture the two in the garden. But he is just a moment slow, for, as he goes to seize Longblossom, the clock strikes twelve. Chaos and darkness ensue, and the lights reappearing, find everyone in Hades kneeling in terror before the throne of Pluto. fn sepulchral tones he tells them they have gotten an absence on carrying out his orders and there- fore are doomed to remain with him in Hades. ' "How long? Pluto! How long?" "One hundred days-until june !" 26l C me tiutuunuthmdtlhv Wight T 4 may HEMLOCK JONES, a sleuth who perceives, discloses, pene- trates, etc., etc. .................... JHCHARLES D. ROGERS, NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, native of Corsica, late of Hades PHILIP H. CARROLL, '09 CHARLIE LONGBLOSSOM, an awfully bored but deceitful knave ................................. 1 . .GEORGE BEAVERS, PLUTO, the militaryepotentate of Hades. . .CHARLES L. WYMAN, ' SCRAGGLES, Jones' helper, who endeavors mightily ...... HORACE M. HICKAM, ' l l E mf g. ' MY - mx.-. . 'f' R ...., fllixifiiifwa. lv:'LZ'zu. .. ' .MGM Wi jim. 'Q M Z-iw: ' WmM'?' fHWWf?fi , X f ff N MQ Elwixilli Dv, ' 1 Q pil A 5 iigisxstst, J fl ' f JM. A, ,f3':. hr'Wi1' r 'Y "' 1 4 QW . . iw 1 U 7 Liz-list, N 'U 4-z'LiN ,ig iw 3, .W CAST TOM GUSHING, a clashing young fellow of parts .......... '07 EDWARD S. HAYEs CLEOPATRA, sometime siren of Egypt, now among Hades' smart set ........................ ALEXANDER W. CHILTON 08 BUTTERFLY BUBBLES, a vivacious maid much coveted O7 by Tom ............................... EDWARD A. EVERTS MILDRED GUSHING, TOm's sister, one of the F. F. V.'s.. o8 JOHN C. H. LEE 262 1 1 J UMSLOPAGUS a big "Wampi," Cle0patra's guard ........ MAGGIE KAYEMME. the maid of Mildred ............. , VVILLIAM E. MORR1s0N, '07 ALEXANDER L. JAMES, IR., '08 MERCURY, a high-Hyer from way back ........ ELMER F. RICE, '07 UNDERSTANDMESAR, maid t0 Cleopatra ,.............. AGARD H. BA1LEY, '08 Marshal JuinbeauxWatt. , ..... BARTON K. YOUNT, '07 IX-Iarshal Geoffrey Bart.. N?P'f'eO"S ...CHARLES L. WYMAN, '07 General Bunnie Goethe. gg? HREGINALD B. COCROFT, '10 Q- ,F General Strate Hughes. ' .. ...... WALTER MOORE, 'Io .- is 1" E I -. Tffffi 1" ' li' I NVEAVER, VV. R., NIATHESON, '09 NIILLING, '09 NICNABB, '09 NORTH, '09 COLLEY, '09 LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY, who introduces the play, JAMES ARTHUR GALLOOLY, '07. CHORUS Femmes Hommes '08 CHASE, T. M., '09 IVIARLEY, '07 COTTON, '08 IWALVEN, '09 ARTHUR, '07 FLETCHER, R. H., '08 SHERMAN, '10 BROWN, I. K., '08 WRIGHT, '09 SMITH, C. M., '10 CURRY, '08 GAGE, '09 HOLMER, '10 COLES, R. I-I., '08 COCHRANE, 'io THORNELL, '10 ' HANNA, '09 HARDY, '10 SCENARIO PROLOGUE SCENE-H3dCS TIME-Call to quarters. Pl to rages. Detective Jones arrives from earth. Turmoil in u g Inferno. Cleopatra escapes. Napoleon and Detective Jones return MAGGIE to earth. Back to dungeons deep. Finale. PLUTO ACT I. i ACT II. SCENE-Elysian Fields. TIME-Release from quartersq SCENE-BOIICITIIZLTI Restaurant. TIME-Furlough. ' ' ' S les The Evaders are overtaken. Disguise is the only method. h The pursuit of the runaways in Champs Elysees. ,cragg has catastrop hes. The authorities are evaded. Mercury intervenes. The Eight. "TO Bohemia." Finale. Caught redhanded, but slip away. If We lay our heads toget er. The plot. Transported to Hades. But it's only one hundred days un til June. Finale. 263 r-4 Y , , I V - .,.. . ,, ,. , , . .. ,, Y V U - Q 1 t --,,v E mtv? " " I- A "" - ., . f V C - V 2 ' " J mLi'131?' 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When Lovers are Alone" - MUS Ufld Tflm ENTRANCE SONG . . . "Gray Coats Hooray" ............ Chorus . . .. ' , ' . . . . " . . . . bl d Ch SONG ..... l m a Model lVla1or-General - ' ' Napoleon and Chorus SONG In my Omcml Capaclly Long ossom an Om: DUET ..... Rather Not" . . . .... Longhlossom and Cleopatra DUET . . . we only Lay our Little Heads Togetheri' - - . Napoleon andf0fl6S . . . . Spooninfggualgfinfzerous Career Napoleon, Bullerfilyand llgllzlljrlzj SONG . . . Dreamland.. Q I I - I t ' I - . -Nlildfedand Chorus FINALE . . " Vive la Bohemia" . ..... Principals and Chorus FINALE. - Hundred Days" - . . . Principals and Chorus 99 Additional numbers by the Quartet throughout ' 265 .r..,v fb? X aa.. , 3 .42 iff 1, 'SWL-5 'fr I3 .' ' 4-B' . I 'I' -EL ,. ,-.1 .. A- ,ff -- ,ggz g..L:.1.:. . .X 'M-': -ff lf ' ,. e, 5 ffffwq s, ,, 1 z -aim ' Fx 0:51. 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' +1 M33 IW: -in I' I H ff- , fn, f Zz i 4 2:5 ' 1 1 ibn' V sf. 3, fi d l plans for the occupation of the rst cita e of femininefancy that offers an opening . to his eager attack, He looks upon hops as his own particular Eden, V- Where a dance lost 15 an opportunity S: Q F lr 3 wasted, toflbie-'zmoiirnetl always iandqfor? 'VAQE gotten never. .e,, . draggeris extra .:,,' l'n 1 Q' fuids hlmgWf?3flQ'3ffl5l5fS15i59f1iC5Sf ffiwS6rsg3rid 12' 1 his lel' l:Q-A 1" J -leaves ,. 'x xl if the? ,lll 1 if is- audi the fhfiP2P5i, are S935 5 ' effect Lllpdrif '-lv: Eli? Qil- 4 mer his - Lures V'1':A'il ig l"Z A ' so dbes not Cafe- Cluitej 1? 'l'- A ' U 4 that H0 Cifce li' 0112 J ' fry ff. a -Y' ' i ' ""l ' A in ' .fl 'N hrlv no his .fl X ' Yeafliflg siliiflieltwiaste yearj ,J ' an To-nigh? Ei ii qliief J" . l V 1 5 tv' I ., e xupsfffifsa .Q .' l i eene V proelaiiiii -Him?-' ' Q' We " ,+G l Ah, no: wen she knows I Elle e fe that-l1eiS Wljflliellillfg lied sclioolliouse Xwill' iw X . ' look, or how lsome'tlistanl',lVlary will receive hini, and' 9 . that his heart is even now Wliere he, himself, soon will M fi - 's,,,,,,, I, :1:- bei- far.aWay.on . . . . - 1"-:l ug AbveQ7b,y gi ' if 1" - X' ' I 4 h. ' ,, Q 268 I 3 U ' 3- ' if ,a -, , N XF, Why do furlough men go to Furlough Hop? Can it be mere desperation that drives them in their sorrows to ,tl 5, ,... W the haunts of former joys? Surely, no one who has seen those gloomy groups standing around the door of the hall sl - . ,.l can believe that any member of them is enjoying himself. They are as sepulchral as Willie Pickle in the Mess Hall, g and almost as much in the way. It is quite a stretch of the imagination to suppose that only a year ago they were sl- attending a similar function, as careless and happy as only a yearling can be. lf K Q Q . .4lVQ., 5fn,g5ggQ.Q,,A,g In a few weeks things change somewhat. The V y . 4 -. ' f, second classcinch gets in its work, and finding' eveni A r ' l ' the worst L. P. delightful when compared with an- ' I W 'evening alone with his thoughts, the second class! H I l ,hrnan gradually hecomes a constant, if not altogether V ",' tl' . delighted, hopoid. Before Christmas, the letters. "' .l j once came every day have dwindled to one Lffgtl- two weeks, and finally, when one merciless . ll! I , fi I brings him an envelope within an envelope, V.,' ' . M' feels that life isat. best. only a cljtiel-Htragedygj s W VILY QQ-Bnt."Hope springs eternal inthe.human'breast,"" 'iizf E :iff '1-- wee l after the 'first blow ,is'.pa,stthe', gathers up A X ,I 1 :-':f Q azaE?'1i sPji .g.U i 3 pieces at his lshattered..hQpes,,2md with " 'e"'r 1'tc" ' "to't" A' Sriiiifs applies hirnself fd rhvpfroerfl r ' , f L, f-,' with renewed- vigor.. -allf I, ' ,..,,,., , .,,,-4 Q - :'-' are ,1.: - sveveraljgirlsuin the world, and. fi ,Q ' A of -this pleasant- fact ,hex I if? r i ' 1 ' ,,. ,.,i. N. , U P e t-,. ' ' ""-t ' t'r-' 11' QSUPQ ir. ..r' the 'Yet 1 K ii ' if ffi fiflfllfd' v...y A f '-i:: . .-.. ii' 't"' f Q ? .,..t ..t tr a X 1' ...,, ,ze .'rrQ' 1 .e.. --'fr Sffsldevtf I 'e z N Pam? A . '." lx "' '0sm'SeCOnd"df?5Sf i". thgltme' "5 i i f . 'i r r o1'ght0fth'ee b'grSeW1ssmwfandhe 1, . li. r t 4 i 's ent'?'?"'pOn the pleasure? and fe?P0n?1' R lx six i blhues of the First Classman 'With JOY l 'li i ""TYQiU3g3Q itai r' his heart- ff' mg' 'iiii' Z 1.. -,ii-if Yes, a first classman can scrutinize li ff' Yi 'V " t-': " f' '- ' "X ree sv' 11" 'W' A ,, ,,e"93!s., ' i . c -- :ffl the three stripes on his cuff, when no one is lookirigplfi ,fi he can talk grandly, without fear of contradiction, on g L , the subject of U When Soanso was First Captain," gf' Q ,qs f 'I and he can P. S. any day of the weekg but best ' jf' i 1 of all of his distinctions and privileges is his ' W ,t,', i "i' 3 I prominence at the hops. If you are the Em- f g peror of Germany, or the President of the Steel Y' ZIAQTL Trust, or head waiter in the lVless I-lall, you A E , f I doubtless know how a first classman feels at - ,':' a hopg but if you are a plain American citi- ig 4 , if ' zen you can only guess at the thoughts and A E r f' if. 'sensations that, tickling his sensitive cere- P ,' brum fmdnexpression in his lordly carriage sg, sm' ii ,.,, .,..,,A 1 , ,..f: c,5 7 ,,c,.q , , ,L,L:4: r Wffj and the conquering glance of his imperial eye. Fi' ' f fl 'V if 1 ."' " They are this hops and he 'knows it. He T ' ignores tacs is civil to instructors' f but he is friendly only to his .classmatesg Plainly he is in a world of his inferiors, anclitf ,sacrilege to even imagine. that'hei'has'to eat prunes ' . 'L f f fl like the commonesffplebe and beg, like the meanest' to bei gtaltenin 'at sick call. jf" ' " 1 , une-the last une of cadet days-'comes at last, bringing thiitlong antici '- A ,- rvfvil patecl graduation hop which markstheend of fourqyears of toil and A,-J trouble Perhaps, for the first time in its history the whole first will , class is present at a hop Now everybody is there-there to ,141 ,Eg X dance for the last time in the familiar hall To every man of ax H zz o EL sf: E' cz. N N L 5 on o- : : W Es' '4 FV' ::- D9 H 9- 5 CII E' D CD fe CD 5 o 2 0 :r W M S. A N'-. R ' ix off danced the last dance of his cadet days, and yet to often pictured to himself the Joy that would be his when he morrow he will put aside forever that old gray dress-coat X to morrow he will cease to be a member of that sterling, A 2 35? ' 4 true hearted band the Corps Midnight is long past and the half sad notes of Army Blue Lo fill the room tap t r r rap tap tap V the music stops U 45 " 1.14. . 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ACADEMY BUILDING 272 I, ,ffz 2 f I g3.1Wfz'fwc3 3- 5 . . C 9 ' PM I I , Eff? I l OFFICERS' ROW AROUND OLD FORT CLINTON THE PIPE LINE 273 THE GRASS PLAIN K5 THE LIBRARY 274 N Q 5.4. fa 'Q 'a:G,i5nf:9-I Sv 2 53242 .f pf ,mfg " :5f4QY??W3' ? 129 : wg h 1, L1 4 - vga - ' ,'y5ffYf2-3",:'f5f?955 51223323-gg-3:3E':2yF: G.f::f:ysf,zz-1ff.Q2.Mf, 'u 551-E12-f :'..E,'1':,-255212:-zrkz' i""Nt iv" CORNERS IN THE FIRST CLASSME.N'S CLUB 274 A V m , "'A :Q ,,-N:-t --gn., . - - .. -- . ' 441 if -:Li -- r '5,11:,:1:-1 :ina -wing THE HUNDREDTH NIGHT PLAY 274 B '.- ,IILI k,,,,,, 1 f X if. ,. f 5 - P -A -1' - ' wi ef ' 3 - , f M ., . .,.. , . 5, ,Q 3. M .,AA,AQ-,,4, ,Q vm - - v-Q . Am:-.3 . , ., ..,.- 7 -,-, V ag: . , , Q., 5 mivjfi. . -N -. ,.., . . 4g.gg?5,.,n ,,f.4f,- ..,v5yYh,+ . 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' 1--psig: ' -. ,. , , 2 y .254 -f W: 1- 'f .. ,,,l,.,,,:,, , 1 ., .. ,V., , ,NA,k,, V ' Q 1.23-15,211 '91 4.13. : 1 -:fav , A ' af-Lvaffxw-fLGp 1 L..2-. - -Q, ' --11--i1,f32:'id'L.,1 wg. sf df ' if V 717,-'Z , - P' f' 2' 5 'I Q ,-zfrmw J 112 ' ' 5 :J ' 4"'2:fv L. 4 1'0 " ' U 7 a SLUM v .... EW, indeed, are the cuisineers that can charm the fanciful tastes of the Corps of Cadets, and happy is the chef XE whose savory products of pots and pans bring to five hundred hungry mouths and critical noses the V, tantalizing promise of satiety. Such a dish is Slum. You smile, you think my praise is exaggerated, you l ul think so marvelous a concoction can be merely the idlest of epicurean dreams to tickle, perhaps, the mind P-i3'fI:" of a fanciful gourmet, but never to be realized by his more practical stomach. You are wrong. Long f have we of the Corps loved that choicest of tidbits, that yummiest of the yummy-Slum, and when the "' L 'J West Point gneiss of these gray walls shall have succumbed to the tireless siege of sun and frost, we pray that Slum may still issue from the sacred domain of the chief cook. The historic setting of the military spectacles that charm the visitor at West Point, the thrilling, throbbing notes of the Hades Kittens, the ever-present dignity of the military-all these, no doubt, lend majesty and moment to the other- wise petty details of cadet life, but a far greater, more living, potent force is that which emanates from the grand old bowl that furnishes the gray-clad warrior with his frugal potatoes, carrots, peas, beans, onions, parsnips, ham, mutton and beef. The very stones about this old Academy may clamor in historic appeal, but how far greater is the senti- ment attached to the time-honored mixture that was once set before a Grant, a Lee, a Sheridan l-and perhaps it has not even been taken out of the bowl since. Yes, the shrill notes of martial music may thrill to the marrow, but how much greater is the thrill if one glance into that ancient accumulation, when the pulses leap and the eyes snap at the thought of the untold possibilities which float and swim in the depths of that picturesque fluid. Build in the deserts of the Sahara a new military academy, scatter the musicians to the four corners of the earth, and you will still have West Point. Strip each ceremony of every vestige of the soldier's profession, and you will still have half a thousand men. But take not from its throne that regal Slum, or your landmarks will fade into oblivion, the very earth will swallow the rocks on which you stand, five hundred strong young bodies will crumble into dust, and five hundred souls will be cadets in a brighter, fairer world. And as we live from day to day, From ages back it came to us, Whatever may befall, And as the years unroll, Our troubles vanish at the thought We hope our grandsons' sons may draw Of Slum in old Grant Hall. Their life-blood from that bowl. Aye, tear these gray walls stone from stone, A new West Point may comeg But take not from its hallowed seat The sacred dish of Slum! 284 n? lwiilfif- 1 W fi . E' N x. I X i ll llli X + 2 HQ Cupid, Cupid, little rascal, 'What a havoc you have made! O11 this poor, unhappy mortal, Wliat a knavish trick you've played! When in FirstClass Camp, last summer, Dainty maidens gathered here, All was joy, no one suspecting For a moment you were near. And your victim, careless, heart-free, Gayest of the gay was he. For a veteran of three seasons 'Could there any danger be? Oh, how cunningly you led him To F1irtation's leafy shade! Wliere, your preparations finished, Easy. conquest soon was made. Deftly aimed, one little arrow Through a dress-coat found its way. Look, now! see the cruel mischief Dating from that fatal day. Now he's dreamy, absent-minded, Gftentimes forgets to speak, While on graduation furlough He'l1 be wed within a week. MON CADET! O, mon cadet! mon joli cadet! With his pretty gold buttons and his rollicking way, With his smiles for the ladies, his stares for the beaux, The pet of the ladies wherever he goes. Swaggering, swinging, hurrying fast, No thought of the future, no thought of the past, Carelessly happy-mon beau debonair! O, que je t'aime, mon beau inilitaire! O, mon cadet! mon joli cadet!- Straight as an arrow, lithe as a fay,- Fickle as Fortune, inconstant as chance, Light as a fairy when leading the dance. Sliding, gliding, whirling we go, Murmuring sweet nothings, so softly and low. Carelessly graceful-mon beau debonair! O, que je t'ain1e, mon beau militaire! O, mon cadet! mon joli cadet! Now silent and thoughtful, now joyous and gay- Never dull, never harsh, never stupidly good- With his laughing eyes saying, "I would if I could." Whispering, caressing, kissing me, too, In spite of my anger, for what can I do? He's so strong and so earnest, and then-I don't care! O, que je t'aime, mon beau militaire! O, mon cadet! mon joli cadet! How I will weep when he goes far away, Out on the plain midst danger and strife, While all I can do is to pray for his life! Watching, weeping, waiting the day A That shall bring him again, no more mon cadet, But my soldier, my lover, my joy, and my care! O, que je ttadopre, mon beau militaire! -A CADE1' GIRL F URLOUGH DAYS 287 A HALF-HOUR ON THE POST SCENE-AHY house between the cemetery and the South gate. Mrs. B. and Mrs. A. are seated in the drawing-room. Miss C. is at the piano, torturing a fugue in Z Hat entitled "Tale of a Kan- garoof' Finally the din ceases, and both ladies breathe a sigh of relief. MRS. A.-That was perfectly splendid! And such difficult music, too. MRS. B.-I certainly do like to hear good music, and one hears so much trash these days. You are to be congratulated, Miss C., on keeping up your music. MISS C.-Thank you so much, Mrs. B-. MRS. A.-You are not going, dear? MRS. B.-Yes, I must go nowg for we have an important meeting of the "Darning" Circle this afternoon. MRS. A.-Wliat is your programme of work for to-day? MRS. B.-Uni-ah-let me see-ol !-M Bout is going up to Newburgh. 1, yes rs. Captain Gada MRS. A.-Lovely!-I detest that womang she wears such good clothes, and they always fit. CDoor bell rings, and two cadets en coats, and stand primping before the glassj MISS C.-How vain those cadets are! Poor things, they must think We don't know they are wearing the clothes of half a dozen other cadets. . ter. They remove their MRS. A.-Oh, dear! there are two of them-Mr. Watkins and Mr. Eastman. I like to receive their attentions, but if they only wouldn't stay so long. I'm glad they are having a lecture. at 5.10. CJ MRS. B.-Why, my dear, all you have to do is to give them something to eat, and they'll move right on to the next place. You never see me bothered by Mr. Watlcilis. MRS. A.-No, he likes important peop- MISS C. CinterruptingD-He was down to our house last Sun- day. MRS. B.-Indeed? VVl1o made Mr. Harris hrst captain? Vtfho discovered Mr. Lang? Important? VVho runs this-- CLYDE-NOW, for heavens sake, don't Stay all day. JUMBO Ctaking a last look in the glassl-VVell, I should howl not. Besides this is only a "hread-and-butter'' call: anyway, 1 was down here to a soiree last Saturday. CEnter cadets? MRS. A.-VVhy, how do you do? etc. CAll shake handsj VVon't you sit down and have some tea? CADETS Cin unisonl-Good afternoon. Mrs.'A., and Miss C. You are not going, are you, Mrs. B.? MRS. B.-Yes. we have a business meeting of the "Society for the Suppression of Scandal" in a few minutes. fExit.l CLYDE-iDOI1'l you think Mrs. B. is looking bad? MISS C.-Oh! no worse than usual. MRS. A.-I think She has not yet gotten over the dissipation of a trip to New York City over Sunday. How many lumps, Mr. Eastman? CLYDE-Two. and a lemon. MRS. A.-And you, Mr. Watkins? JUMBO-One, and cream, please. CMrs. A. sends out for some creaml MISS C.-Do you take cream in your Ira? I-Iow very peculiar! JUMBO Csticks linger in mouth and smirksJ-Wlay-ali-yes'1n. MRS. A. Ctactfullyb-I see you have your class rings. Aren't they beautiful? MISS C.-Oh. let me see! I think they are the Finest Ilve seen. MRS. A. Cafter examining both ringsg VVatkins has a carbuncle and Eastman a plain sardj-I like a plain red stone. It gives such a touch of color and life to the dull gold. CLYDE-Yes. and a seal. I think, spoils the appearanceg and no one uses a seal. anyway. MISS C.-Yes, and it costs more, doesn't it? MRS. A.-I donlt like a gold top, either. JUMBO-Well, among a class of one hundred and eleven men, you can find most anything. My friend Paul Jones I-Iorton has a Spanish topaz with a platinum foil back. MISS C.-Yes, I always look at the rings first before I say anything, for fear of making a mistake. CBoth cadets look crest- fallerrj JUMBO C430 p. m.l-Well, I guess we must be going, as we have a lecture this afternoon, etc.. etc. MRS. A.-Oh! must you? etc.. etc. JUMBO Con the way up the walkb-Let's stop in here. They know there is a lecture, and we can get away at once, and Still get credit for a call, And some men UD stand fam' years of if!!!!! min- g M471 X ,e :fs N I yy vzggqfftc , 1 4 'v :fs ': " 1 I "2 5 I 7 5 S :bs ' .,.. ES, I see the Man. Why does the Man kg Y' look so Miserable? I will Tell you: The rg Man is Attending Reveille. I-Ie wasdhav- - , -. ' ing Pleasant Dreams when he hear the E ,Call in the I-Iall. What did the Man do -ft -1 then? I-Ie used a Military Term. Tell you? No, for Such are not for Childish Ears. Yes, the Floor is Cold to Bare Feet. Why did he stumble on the Stairs? Because they always turn out the Lights just before Reveille. Can I tell you the Reason they let them burn all Night and then put them out just before Reveille? That, my' Child, No One shall ever know. Do I LIKE to go to Reveille? Yes, indeed! I would not Intentionally miss Reveille for Three Months on the Area. n A RAINY AFTERNOON ---- T is raining hard. If the rain had any sense of the fitness of things, it would be beating mercilessly on the pane and driving in Htful gusts up the rain-swept street. But as there is no pane to beat on and the only street in sight is the company street, you will have to forgive it. Really, it is doing the best it can. It has soaked you through as you came from dinner, it has taken every bit of starch out of your white F-Juli trousers, it has disgracefully rusted the bore of your rifieg and through a hole in your tent it is pleas- antly dropping on the back of your neck as you lie on your tummy gazing out 'into the company street. it There was really no reason why it should rain to-day. It was well known to the weather authorities that you were going walking with I-Ier this afternoon. Oh, well! It is not without its recompense. It is barely possible that there will be no parade. That will help some. Yes, you could go to the library, but what's the use? You might just as well go, though. There is nothing to do here, and it's just possible that She may come. So you Flounder out into the lake, and by a clever combination of breast and side stroke you reach the library without drowning. You are undecided what to read on a day like this, but, after all, it cloesn't matter, so you find what you're looking for and make for your favorite corner, thinking to sit there and feel sorry for yourself all afternoon. Horrors! it is already occupied by a cadet more lucky than you, for his She is seated beside him, and from the injured air that meets you as you enter the room you take it that you weren't expected, so you melt into the middledistance-and leave him to look looks and think thoughts at I-Ier. You try again. You make for the corner by the writing-desk and are about to be comfortable when the man writing at the desk turns, and his pained look says, 'fReally, I had hoped I wouldn't be annoyed like this." Being of a sympathetic nature, you withdraw and the man turns with a relieved sigh to page thirty of the epistle. There is only one other vacant chair and you make for it, resolved to stick it out this time. But you have overlooked the couple at the next window, and though their conversation is conspicuously marked "Private," you canlt help but hear parts of it and it reminds you so forcibly of-well, you don't hold out long, but holler for help and hurry out to talk to Ratsky. After a while you feel better and listen with interest to the tale of how, when Ratsky was a student in Germany, he had such a big occasion on fifty-one cents that he still reckons his dates from that time. In the middle of the conversation you happen to look out the windowf It has cleared up! And there will be parade, after all! Wfell, if that isn't the limit! 29l J ,. fll tsl f i my .html fr f 1 . sl W- th- " Slitllllllm CLASS l7llUlDElllllLlLE v If ,'-I I ' x NTH SECTION MINERALOGY LIEUT. S.-Any questions? CHORUS-Those jwoblems we had to hand in! LIEUT. S.-One at a time, please. VVhat did yo-u say, Mr. Hughes? - MR. HUGHES-Said it was an outrage! None of us could read the English! Incoherent- LIEUHT. S.-Did anyone else find it that way? CHORUS-Yes! Should howl! etc. LIEUT. S.-Yes, I see that it was a little hard to get the meaning, but-- " MR. VVOODBURY-Hard, I should say! Took me one hour and ten minutes-one hour to read it, ten minutes to work it. LIEUT. S.-Yes, yes, I am sorry, but I won't take off any for mistakes. I'll accept any so1utio..., any answer. Any more questions? MR. MARSHALL-Yes! I do not understand this slight distinction. CReadsj "Pyroxene may be distinguished by its color, it is usually some shade of green, brown, black, blue or gray, and sometimes white." LIEUT. S.-Mr. Marshall, that is very often the case. I should, however, caution this section that to-day when they find a stone and do ,not know what it is, it is auriferous quartz. Take the boards and trays as follows. MR. GOTTSCHALK-Sir, I should like to ask a question. QReadsj "I, talcg 2, rock salt, 3, ....... 5 9, sapphire, IO, diamond." At which end of this scale do you start for the hardest? LIEUT. S.-Mr. Gottschalk, did you ever try if to scratch a diamond with a piece of chalk? MR. HUGIIES-SIT, I should like to have an explanation of this "2.4" I got on my problem 1 -R' I sheet. fa LIEUT. S.-Mr. I-Iughes, I will explain that after class. fMental note: I dismiss them after first call for dinner.j Mr. Gottschalk, I'll'hear your recitation. MR. GOTTSCHALK-" .... Subterranean waters may hol- low out passages by solution or-" KPause.j LIEUT. S.-All right, Mr. Gottschalkg what are you paus- ing for? YNIQHCS. I'9l.Mavs.Qu:AA, bi. . . fi Qi, 'ti K ,lr 1 X W aa. 1 f IE MR. GOTTSCHALK-Sir, that is the bottom of the page, and I am turning over the page in my mind. "Waters are calledln LIEUT. S.-No, Mr. Gottschalk, you turned over two pages that time. , LIEUT. S.-Mr. I-Iall, I'll hear you. K MR. 'HALL-I am required to discuss icebergs. Icebergs are made of ice. This was proven by Ampere in 1832, and several others. I know the proof in the book, but I have deduced a better, shorter and clearer proof. You see by this rigure, this arc AB-my string broke and rather dis- torted the arc--and this center K-my hand slipped and made that streak and this one. The rest of the figure is obscure. I rubbed against it and it came off on my back. If I may have permission to turn my back to you I will continue my recitation .... LIEUT. S.-Bring up the trays. Mr. Coiner, recite. MR. COINER-Ti1iS is amethyst, etc., etc. I had another small stone, but it got away. I laid it on the anvil and hit it, and it jumped off and ran under the radiator. From the way it went for that radiator, I judge it was magnetite. eya,?.f,4'- f' I QQ f 2 7 5 fi 'Q : .T V., " " 'ZW ' 1 4 MR. COULTER-Ti'1iS is talc, this is agate, this I cannot de- termine. I tried to break it, but couldn't. I broke two hammers and mashed my hnger. I guess Nc, ff! I , ,ff If Y Q iff ff 4 ,'f X4 ff! X Z7 X' V . it is Nazlnfifezfous quaifrzf' LIEUT. S.-No, Mr. Coulter, I think that is the steel mortar which has fallen into your drawer by mistake. I-Iowever, I won't count anything off, as iron wasn't in the lesson-Mr. I-Iughes, that tenth-book isn't for public inspection., MR. GOETHALS-This is augite, this- LIEUT. S.-Mr. Goethals, how do you know that is augite? MR. GoE1'1-1Ar.s-Well, it is the only one in the lesson not named in the other trays. This is jasper, this is- LIEUT. S.-No, Mr. Goethals, that is not jasperg it is onyx. - MR. GOETI-IALS-But, sir, I know it is jasper. I found the rock in the sample trays from which it was brokeng it Hts the break and? LIEUT. S.-Mr. Goethals, I told you never to carry samples over to the trays. MR. GOETHALS-I didn't, sirg I brought the one in the tray over here. LIEUT. S.-That will do! Section dismissed! MR. HALL fatter the section leavesj-Lieutenant, what does that question mark in "2.9 Q?j" signify ?, LIEUT. S.-Mr. Hall, that is exactly the question I ask myself. MR. GOTTSCHALIC-SIT, why cliclnit I get more than a 2.7 to-day. I had it all correct but? LIEUT. S.-I know, Mr. Gottschalkg but you must learn to put your commas in the correct places when you quote the text. 4 r ,YN . MQ ,-"aF"'i '.,f,gf?qf,5 if -55-Ee ggt , Q25 iggjfz- T---- --... - -. L til sms. A WROCKED in Your Qraale while Ygugejepnvm LOFELY UNT LOWNIE: DER KATZENJAMMER KIDS ." -7 xx if .- 'X f Q x,- f Q Q. o o I 3- , A -A K , -fo -'- ' OFELY unt Lownie lives togedder one 4 X 6 ,N E L Slit eaih gfer by .der Eiighth Div., unt N g y ma e er Capting 5 life miserable be- ,A an -1 cause dey don't nefer sweep out only for X X der Sunday morning inspection, unt 2 i gg 1 Ili. 1 "L 'J mebbe not then. Oh, Lofely unt Lownie 7 ' it is two beautiful boys, unt they have such , , beautiful dispositionings. Yass. Lovvnie breaks all der fx vindows of der barracks wit der snovvballings, but dot's all right. Lovvnie, he don't get der skiing der Capting I skins der teller dot vas orderly where der vindow vas Q broken, aindlt it? t A i lIl"i"7 t - - " ' ' ' ?fl.',., g,:'5"'1?f51?' .A ,.,ili. - LITTLE STORIES OF THE HOTEL ENFORCED VENTILATION Q N the middle of our Arctic winters,when Boreas ranks even the military hierarchy-when the shrinking mer- cury has only a distant acquaintance with the zero of the scale-then it is that the ramshackle ark bearing g,.I-- the courtesy title of the "VVest Point Hotelu becomes the abode of discomfort that our friends have learned ,QQ , to fear. At such a time, a lady and her daughter came up to a hop and perforce stayed all night at the hotel. It was a large hopg the place was crowdedg they could only obtain a room in the annex. Now if the hotel is passef, the annex is a superannuated fright, one of the cases where the child has decayed faster than the parent. The room was in keeping. A threadbare carpet scantily coyered the uneven floor. The furniture had come into the world, many years before, already old and cranky. There was a door, of course, and one window. On retiring, after the hop, the ladies felt obliged to leave the window openg it was the only visible means of venti- lation. The night was bitterly cold. An icy wind shrieked down the river, it hurled itself against the doddering old pile. Shutters banged, windows creaked, a million crevices admitted the chilly blast. Through the open window it raged into the room-all-pervading, heart-congealing. The two guests huddled in bed had eked out the scanty hotel coverings with their wraps and their motor coats in a vain effort to keep out the cold. They could not sleep. Finally they came to the conclusion that ventilation, while highly desirable, could be too expensiveg they determined to close the window. . But who was to climb out of bed into the greater cold of the room? The daughter not unreasonably claimed that her mother, being on the outside, could with less discomfort accomplish the task. The mother, disidaining to enter into any argument, coldly exerted her maternal authority and the daughter prepared herself for the chilly journey. After many preliminary shudderings and loud chattering of teeth, the young lady essayed the fatal plunge! Oh! o-oh! I-low cold the floor was to bare feet! B-r-r-r -how that icy wind did s-sting! Darn it, who put that old chair just where no one could help but bark her shins against it? Cold? Say, gentle reader, an icicle graving on frozen mercury alone can trace the words to express the cold that scantily clad damsel felt. At last she reached the window. The frame stuck, but desperation gave her strength: she pulled it down with a bang. She felt herself already growing less cold when-Heavens! what's this? There were no window panes in that' frame! 296 THE BATH '- COMELY dame arrived one afternoon at the hotel and was shown to her spacious apartment by the Swede EE porter. She noticed that a bath-room was near her room, so, wishing to remove the stains of travel, she ,Eli went to prepare her bath. But though she turned all the faucets on full, no water flowed. Puzzled, she returned to her room and rang. The Swede porter in due course appeared, 'II can't make the water run in the bath-room," she said to him. - "What do you want Water for?', was the SWede's intelligent contribution to the colloquy. "You want to take a bath? You wait." He ambled off downstairs and returned with a large blue ticket, which, in consideration of the sum of fifty cents, entitled her to the privileges of the tub, including hot water. The half-dollar changing hands, the Swede took himself off to report to the Mogul behind the desk, who tinkered with the plumbing somewhere, and lo! the water flowed. The lady had her bath. The next morning, on arising, her first thought was for her tub. Great was her vexation to discover that, as on the previous day, no water was to be had. Piqued, she rang violently. The same Swede appeared. A "What's the matter with your old hotel P" she hurled at him. "I can't get any water this morning." "What do you want water for this morning?l' was the i unmoved answer. "VVhy !" she angrily replied, "to take a bath, of course." "A bath? Huh! you had a bath yesterday." I THE WEST POINT HOTEL 297 A WEST POINT RUBAIYAT fOmar's Advice to a Cadet Girlj I Set not your heart on any man or men, They've but a fleeting interest in youg then Another girl appears, and off he goes- Forget him, for he'll never come again. II The deathless hopes you set your soul upon Turn ashes, or they prosperg but anon, Like khaki tents that dot the grassy plain, Linger a month or two, and then are gone. III Yet, oh, that Camp should vanish with the rose!- That summer season-concert-hop-should close! The friendship vowed on that sweet August night, How long-how long 'twill last-you-well-who knows? - V IV ' CA year later.D They say another now is in my place- From Trophy Point they come with loitering pace And though 'twas but one little year ago, Of that dead past I cannot find a trace. V But she who now is joyous, as I, too, Was in those summer days I thought him true, 'Twill not be long before she'1l have to yield Her place to someone else-I wonder who? ' VI So grieve not when that Other wears his ring, Or to those buried summer memories cling- He's not above his fellows-better-worse- Each year brings dozens like him-and will bring. -Each year, returning, brings its Class, you say- Yes, but alas! where's that of yesterday? And this same summer month with opening rose Will take you-yes, even you, away. 298 he ailg ammtr No. 23 'PRICE THLRTY CENTS HORRIBLE ACCIDENT Young Man Unlmorsed in Riding Hall Friends Present in Gallery Brucie Buttler Bitesthe Burk while At- tempting to Electrify the Fair Spec- tators Gazing Entranced at His Dashing Horaemanship and Daredevil Stunts. ' Yesterday, while one of the sections of the First Class was engaged iu its daily and much-beloved stunt, riding, there occurred one of those accidents that always bump the heholder's heart into his Adan-Us apple. While the cadets were going through their hairl raising performance, it was noticed that Brucie Buttler seenied to be tearing his shirt in his anxiety to win the applause of the gallery. The gallery consisted of three ladies, who, as it-afterward turned out, had been steered down there by Skee Santschi, and who watched Braddie's evolutions with pride and ad- miration mingled with fears for the dealt boy's neck. These fears were uot ely grguudless. v 'VVEST POINT, N. lf., FEBRUARY 29. 190i 7 Uyiuffx X 'wwox eg gn . 2 yt? X M 9 if EQ., i- wi Www? .- . . R s Q , . t , it , . tg . A -3 4 5 s X " 'if ' t i f' ',.3 ..,: ' V I left: , it A Qb . ,- if Rniq i PERSONAL . TED Pnircnnrr says he is Zgoing to, take a Post-Graduate course at LHLLITKN- ANT BRADENS. 'next year. I RUFUS GENRRAI, JACKSON BROWN, salt, from the Black Belt-of North Caro- lina, was in town to-clay and called on -WAMP pVliRE'I'f. whom he succeeds at the Academy in june. B J CH.aNDr.r:R recommends CAS- 'ronm for infants and children. RED McCriionn won the gold-headed cane in joe's raffle yesterday. , On seeing the new curtains in the First Class Club, Bt-:NNY CASTLE said. " I won- der how much curtains like that cost." 'l'hat'v- right, Burinv, "in time of peace prepare "' "cr " EDELIGHTFUL SOIREE The Dutchman Makes the - First Class Work ' GREAT -SENSATIONI 1 -1- t The Boys Tried to Dead-bent on HANS, but He Uncurked a Dumb-bell Q Drill that had Them Gasp- l ing for Breath at .the End. 299 SOCIETY ' Interesting Announcements of En- gagements and Weddings TEAS AND ' DINNERS Post Society Very Frivolous in the Pre- Lenten Season. THE HAMMER is notified, just as it goes to press to-day, that'the report of the engagement of M r. Thontas Cat Spen- cer to one of I-'lorida's most accomplished belies is without foundation. All right, Goati TH:-: H AMM HP. will deny it for 'ou, but donft you think it would be a darn sight less trouble for us to frame up a good marriage notice than to have to crawl like this? - - The engagements which have been oflicially announced this season ave those of Mr.Cla1l: P. Chandler, Mr. Benjamin F. Castle. Mr, Geoffrey Bartlett and Mr. Vyohbly Wiley Dawson. Congratulations, boysg here's luck to all of you in the race fortliecupl 'Vhewinnerwillkindly notify the Sporting Editor ol Tun I-Iltmmnia. In arid tion to these. several other en- gagements are persistently rumored. N r. Eugene Santschi, jr. has unblushingly consented to receive the delicate congrat- ulations of his friends, although he dep- recates them hecause, he says, the happy event is still in the remote future, Mr. Herkimer leall and Mr. Casey Rcckw-" 8lC,K7UlQllgil1OSC ' 'f " "' HISTORY AS SHE IS TAUGHT-A LA WEST POINT CA Tragedy in One Actj Time, 2.30 p. m.-Curtain rises upon a busy scene. A session of the Seventh Section in History is in full swing Ccadets-chalk-dust-tenths, etc., etc.j. The Reverend Dr. Samuel occupies the throne, and gazes with stern and bale- ful glare upon two culprits who stand before him to be questioned-the same being Hans and Buzzsaw. Sound of footsteps approaching. Slow music. Enter the Academic Board, followed by Colonel Sir Howard Vincent CK. C. M. G., C. B., M. P., V. 0. P., Q. E. D., Aide-de- camp to I-I. M. King Edward VIID and train. Dr. Samuel and the section rise as one man, face toward the east, and kow-tow thrice. Cavalcade takes seats and the recitation proceeds. fThe knees of the questioned culprits are seen to vibrate visibly.j DR. SAMUEL Casidej-A-ha!! I will bone myself a bit of bootlick. I will cause the blooming Britishers to sit up and take notice. In short, 'tis plainly up to me to review a few of the leading facts of English History for the edifi- cation of the assembled multitude-Qaloudj. Mr. Christy, what was the battle of Hastings? BUzzsAw-Wliy-er I don't just exactly know what the battle of Hastings was, sir. QDr. S. groans and sadly marks down a 1.5.5 DR. S.-Well, Mr. Wagner, suppose you tell us about the battle of Hastings. HANS Cblithelyj-The battle of Hastings was a battle fought-er at Hastings in 1066. DR. S.-Very good, very good, indeed, Mr. VVagner. Now give a short description of the battle, with its causes and results. HANS-Well, the battle of Hastings was a battle and- er-ah-and it was fought in IO66 at Hastings. It was- that is-I mean-well-Richard Coeur de Lion came over from Flanders with a large army, and defeated the Nor- mans at the battle of Hastings, thus establishing the House of Burgundy in England. That's about all I know about the battle of Hastings, sir. COLONEL SIR HOWARD VINCENT KK. C. M. G., C. B., M. P., V. O. P., Q. E. D., Aide-de-camp to H. M. King Edward VID quietly passes away. The section snorts. As the curtain descends the ambulance arrives-the young men arise and tenderly carry out the unconscious form of the Rev. Dr. Samuel. it hifi' .Ai , 'QS J ' ff ' 'QF 5 :fix - ,aux 1- 55 F-, . , . .-sv - 'LA 1'..,1 agxf sae .-5211. .UT ' LIFE - 17 1 'HT TmQ1v:f:RsT 5 January " ms un.: um ann" ..-I..l....1?.i t M He couldn't hive the grind, so he wrote to the editor, Here's the result. I , Dear Sir: einszr Q 17, 1907- The animal in the foreground in the picture to which yen refer is euppcaed tc be lieppj-tie ,Akai-193.333, ' commonly known as 'Skx:nk". ' This will probably the poinj: of the picture to yo Very truly ycnrn, explain - w ll 4 Z LH ISHIHG COMPANY. ,Herbert Hayden, Esq. , ' U. S. Military Academy i . , 4 - I Went -Point, New York. ,fl A nj BOOMERANG. BANE-Are you running this company or am I, I'd like to know? BUCK-No, buti BANE-Well, don't talk like a blame fool, then. SARCASTIC? GRAN'MA-Mr. Rogers, how do they cut the trees for these abattis? CHARLEY-Of course I donlt know, sirg but I imagine they do it with cz axe. REPARTEE. ARISTOCRAT-What kind of soup, Mister? PLEBEIAN-It's bean soup, sir. A'RISTOCRAT-I don't care what itls been-what is it now? ORDERS. Cadet Nix would like to hear of his name-stamp plainly marked on the handle with his name. Cadet Minnikhuysen would like to hear of his water- bucket marked Beere. X If lfxk V 15 M li , Ov s El f 4 1 i kjy TILIE-5.30 a. m. TEMPERATURE-160. PLACE-Barracks. B-r-r-r-r-r-r-ring. Silence-cold, dark silence. B-r-r-r-r-r-r-ring. Confound that darn C?J clock! 6 B-r-r-r-r-r-r-ring. Have I got to get up and shut that thing off? I'll let it ring itself out rst! B-r-r-r-r-r-r-ring. Chorus: "Bill, shut that thing up!" "Well, I suppose I've got to. Golly, but the i'loor's cold! There! that'll fix it. Confound the luck! There goes the water-bucket and my toe! Ah! Say, but bed's a great place! When I graduate I'm never going to get upg I'm going to exist in bed. I suppose I've got to get up, though. Just a little longer. My! but it's comfortable. I'm going to cut out this foolish habit of taking a cold bath every morning. It's utter foolishness! It's dark as pitch out, and this bed's so warm. Wonder what the temperature is? Thunder! I'm going to sleep! I suppose I've got to get up some time. Why not now? Y s, but this bed is ' times more enticirg than a cold shower! I wonder if Id better get up? Ill have to hustle' it must be nearly time for reveille. Well here goes. One! Two! Three! Whew! but its cold! Where the blazes are my shoes? Ill wake the whole div up going down these stairs. You would think it was midnight-not the slightest sign of day. By George, listen to the cold!!! I ll bet the Styx s closed to navigation this morning. heres the Gym' its good to get indoors again. Im going to cut this tomfoolery out' its more than a man can do! Whoa!!!! That water's cold!! I don't want to get under that!! Great Scott!!! Thunder and lightning!!! Im an icicle already! This certainly has got to be stopped! It is the last time I li play the giddy polar bear. TIME-7.oo a. m. PLACE-MESS Hall. Well Bill, suppose you took your cold plunge this morning? I should howl I did! I wouldnt miss it for anything. VVhy its the best thing a man can do-the best medicine out! Say Bill how do you make yourself get up? I know I could never tear myself away from a warm bed for an ice-cold ducking. M Easiest thing in the world! The way I do is this: 'is soon as the alarm clock goes ol? I jump out of bed slip into my clothes and am under the shower before I have time to think No! I never do that. I should howl I dont! I learned many years ago never to do that. That ice-cold water certainly makes you feel like a prince! You ought to try it. Why fellows I wouldn t stop it for a million dollars!!! I wouldnt think of such a thing!!!! g ,Mx Ze- . " 'T f ff I f'l:,QT1!,' T! ,X . i s f ,Hun I Kgg A i 1 L4 , "f:i:' .4 111 5? 'F .. :fa-5011 . - 'T .X ,,,., I X5 f -.lj pf Q1 K K as T'-X "4 "" ff ff f iiz"'W i f I :I lll. Z I X ff A B Q 1 H eff 7 i, i, ' 2. .T I l f ' 0 my 1 7 , I , , , I KU gm y ' GX XM ff H ' H X X I If D I ' 5 ' M 'dill it u - 4 Q yo H ' ' 0 ow M!!! lL, .1 1 1 H A-1 if 0 Q' 5 .4 C Sw- fl: how cold it is. I never lie abed and think, how I hate to get up. That's probably your trouble. K ee? 1 l 1 ,-- 1 X I 2 X Il Q 4 ' l N K ll I ,.,-X 7 N fx fs 1 X l 7 W1 i t x XQI i ew lf W ff , AU 1 " I? 1 4 f ' ,'7,I X X ' X 7 f K ' ' F' A 1 1 .I CV I 2 , f J X ,f x X lil' 1 J Z X x 'PN' N A f xx f- - V s- - 'T' 302 TUBBY AND THE MUSICAL CAYDET --. RABBING the pointer with one fell swoop and elbowing his way to the blackboard, the philosophic and as philharmonic Billie Ganoe reeled off the following: , E I "Sir, I am required to discuss the tempered scale. Now the tempered scale is to music what steam it -I is to navigation. It is its great impetus and developer. Back there in the dark past, when it was pos- sible to use only the simple diatonic, and consequently when men were ignorant of the existence of J keys, one could render a theme only in a very circumscribed diatone series. There were no modula- "" tions, no arias, no extensive cadenzas, and no fugues. There remained a cheerless sameness and a great lack of latitude of interpretation. There was neither color nor ingenious shading. Sappho, on her Lesbian harp, rendered her songs with nine tones in diatonic. Likewise Sophocles constantly listened to a chorus whose range was of a mere eight-tone extension. The limited scope of former technique impressed its narrowness not only on the musician, but extended even to the poet of Rome. The light of music had gone out in the monotony of the restricted diatonic. But from this chaotic condition there arose, like 'the Phoenix,' the alleviation of this miserable musical degradation. After repeated efforts the tempered scale of equal intervals found its perfection in the harpsichord. In this instrument came the great musical renaissance. Light had dawned. The tempered scale made it possible for the erstwhile musician to become a recognized master. And the world looks to-day on the 'Requiem' of Mozart and the 'Sonatas' of Beethoven, and renders homage. It views the 'Largoi of Handel, the 'Serenade' of Schubert and the 'Fugues' of Bach and Mendelssohn with astonishment. It listens eagerly to the tuneful operas of Verdi, Wagner and Gounod. And to the 'Etudes' of Chopin and the 'Rhapsodies' of Liszt it bows down and worships. All of this great uplift is due entirely to one source-the tempered scale." . When Bill stopped, Tubby Westervelt gazed at him in his calmly speculative way. Finally he heaved a long sigh and said: "Well, Mr. Ganoe, you know a great deal more about music than I do. Take your seat." And all he did was to hand Billie a 1.2. ' ' 1 303 THE HOWITZER'S PRIZE PUZZLE Can you put the proper names under the Winsome baby boys depicted above NS Tum in your solutions to Herky Teall, Baby Expert room 906. For the first correct solution turned in, The Howitzer will give a prize of a full-size package of Mellin's Food. 'They are: Gillespie, Morrison, Pritchett, Wagner, Chilton, Steme, Staver and Calvo. See page 57, Advertisement Section. , 304 7 'N 5, KX N ,te fx Wt N, X r X X 7 igilf u KY ckghxlwf 1 'A QTTQXN X, -X 'X in e W X: I Il i xi' i X54 f I. f Fil fri! D1 THE HOUSEMAID 5 When I was a youth I served a spell As charnbermaid in a prison cellg I rose from my bed in the early gloom . 3 And started in to manicure my dear old roomg ' ' ,- And I scoured up that domicile so skilfully, Q f That I'm now a lieutenant in the artilleree. . uk To reveille I hurried with muiiled swear, K I And I dragged the Water-bucket up the icy stairg 3-f I toyed with the science of applied elbow-grease As I polished up the mirror on the mantelpiece, And I polished up the mirror so carefully, That I'm now a lieutenant in the artilleree. V i- x it I' 5? ,fi I la ,N Itf .P On Sunday morn to my suite I sped And hid my un-uniform Shoes in the bedg Then swept all the dirt into holes and cracks, Cleverly concealed from the eyes of the tacsg And I covered up the dirt so tactfully, That I'm now a lieutenant in the artilleree. ' Though with tacs I had a big reverse, I'n1 thankful now that it was no worse, Though I scraped, and scoured, and shined, and rubbed , Y I . N And burnished, and polished, and swept..and scrubbedg 'N And though now I'm afflicted with housemaid's knee, wi , I'm still a lieutenant in the artilleree. X , CAnd expect to be for some time.J ' f 9 -xg" W Heil 305 XM ses.. f WW! J C7 V , I I A MW A X. A A. B., n. An area-bird, q. v. academic, n. The trysting place of the tenthoids, the Academy Buildingr analyt, n. One of Pechols' favorites, analytical geom- etry. area, n. A training ground for long-distance runners, the quadrangle of barracks. -area-bird, n. Ahigh flyer, one who expiates his sins by Y ,1 1 P" .f Qiigkf A gi xx v 2' 5 ,, A -.. T, Area-bird walking punishment tours upon the area.. assembly, n. The signal given for companies or details to fall in ranks, affording the file- closers a harvest of lates. B. A., n. A busted aristoorat, a cadet ofncer reduced to the ranks by special orders. -' Q , , 'X lb l Xl 'X ,xx , -9 0' -Q0 I .v. .,'. X L . .2 .I ,g'Qc-Mg? V -Q - -J f NT of' B. A. babe, n. 1. The youngest man in a class. 2. A globular dispenser of demerits, protector of "D" Company. , b-ache, v, ffrom v. "to be" and n. 'tachef' a painj. Literally, to be a pain to other peo- ple, hence, to talk too much. b-ache, n. A confidential communication to the Com, chiefly used for the attachment of slimy indorsementsg a written explana- tion for a report. b-acher, n. A public nuisance, one who talks incessantly. beast, n. ffrom Fr. "betise," stupidj. A com- bination of woodenness and grossness, a new cadet.-beast barracks, n. A course of training taken by new cadets upon en- trance. B. J., adj. "Bold before June," an inherent characteristic of plebes. Black Book, n. The Book of the Law, Regula- tions for the U. S. M. A. Black Hand, n. Violators of the above. A noisy bunch. Blue Book, n. A catalogue of don'ts, Regula- tions for the U. S. C. C. bone, v. To exercise one's mental faculties in the acquisition of 1 knowledge- bone x is - ' hm check-book. Lese N , ' majeste to th e tw 1 King of the Cadet Bef ,-.,,.,. Store, to strive to X-,Iii 5, get out of debt.- ia s b o n e chevrons. Q 1 li To work for a l zlll '5 make.-bone dis. il ' To keep from get- Bone Muck 306 ' ting demerits.-bone Engineers. To seek to attain a high class rank.-bone gallery. To play to the grandstand.-bone muck. To increase one's physical prowess.-bone toast. To try for the training table. bonoid, n. One who bones. boodle, n. Contraband articles.-boodlerls, n. A boodle warehouse, the Confectioner's. bootliclc, v. To seek personal aggrandizement by currying favor of one's superiors.- Bootlick Alley, n. Company officers' street in Camp. bootlick, n. A strong and aggressive pull. Syn., drag. brace, v. fobs.J. To cause one to assume a constrained position. brown, n. Chewing tobacco, the solace of the A. B. B. S., n. "British Science," vul- -. garly styled the English lan- F guage.-Big Green B. S., n. ' ' Williams' Composition and A Rhetoric, a favorite subject with , O0 plebes.-Little Green B. S., rl. 3 Abbot's How to Wieite Clearly, ,D another favorite.-Big Red B. S., fi ' fox 9 :Zi - 'MH n. Meiklejohn's English Lan- guage, now bound in blue. b-essy, adj. Exceedingly verbose. buck, n. One who is skinned, the reverse of a quill, a Cadet Pri- vate. bugle, n. The art of gazing at a blackboard for ninety minutes to prevent an instructor from calling for a recitation. bull, n. Bull Durham tobacco. Brace BULLET bullet, n. 1. A missile. 2. A Mess Hall bis- cuit. bust, v. To deflate a. bubble of considerable magnitude, to reduce a cadet officer to the ranks. cadet, n. ffrom Lt. "carlo," to falll. A fallen mortal.-Cadet Laundry, n. The source of slimy clothes and slimier skins.-Cadet Limits, n. Territory to which a cadet is confined fNewburgh and Highland Falls not includedl.-Cadet Mess, n. Place where ice cream is dispensed in winter and lamb curry in summerl-Cadet Store, n. The Palace of the King. calcule, n. Cfrom Gr. 'tcalculej' a pebbleb. A stone in the path of unwary yearlings. calculus. check-book, n. An itemized graft account. chem, n. Chemistry, generic name at the Military Academy for all branches of knowledge not included in Phil or Math Departments. cits, n. Civilian clothes, a sad reminder of better days. Com, prop. n. "It." Our "pater omnipotensf, the Commandant of Cadets. come-back, n. A cadet once found, who, being still deluded, returns to West Point. cons, n. Conlinements, the punishment of the wicked. corp, n. A quill in embryo, a yearling make. Corps, The, n. The Pampered Pets of the Nation. .-Q crawl, v. Cobs.J- To gently re- prove a fourth classman. ' crawloid, n. One who crawls a A" fourth classman. C. Smith, n. 1. An escaped .4 1 ' fi lunatic. 2. The mathematical treatises of that gentleman. f cuckoo, n. A singular species of the genus taetici, now hap- pily extinct at West Point. Corp cup challenger, n. One who sprints for the altar immediately after graduation. dad, n. The oldest man in a class. dead-beat, v. To bone repose, to evade a duly. dead-beat, n. A person averse to strenuous labor. dcscrip, n. The XVaterloo of the speckoids, descriptive geometry. detail, n. A mathy system run by instructors which brings to grief all who try to speck it. devil-dodger, n. A name given by the irrev- erent to a Y. M. C. A. worker. dialectic, n. 1. A society practically defunct. 2. The hall over the north sally-port. dis, n. A subject much boned before Xmas, discipline. disoid, n. One who strives to be dissy. Syn., dis-boner. dissy, adj. Having a penchant for dis. div, n. One of the twelve divisions of bar- racks. dogs, n. Dead canines served in the Mess I-Iallg frankfurters. drag, n. 1. A state of portentous bootlick. 2. An inhalation, as "to take a drag on a skag." drag, v. 1. To convoy, as "Who is dragging that femme?" 2. To remove, or carry, as "To drag water." D. T., n. Physical recreation for cadetsg double time. . Ducrot, n. A cognomen applied to something unknown or insignificant. Syns., Dujohn, Duflicket, etc. femme, n. A generic term for a female. fess, v. Cfrom Lt. "fessus," exhaustedj. To fail ignominiously. fess, n. A complete failure.-cold sfess, n. Intensitive of an ordinary fess. fiend, ii. A person adept in a particular art. fiendish, adj. Superlatively fine. Fiendish femme, not "a devilish woman," but "an adorable girl." 307 GRIND file, n. 1. A rung in the ladder by which the tenthoids climb. 2. An individual. file-closer-s, n. Officers and non-commissioned officers posted in rear of the line to skin yearlings and bark at plebes. find, v. To discharge from the service. find, n. A person prema- turely released from servi- tude, a discharged cadet. fire drill,n. A religious cere- ' x so lf- -A.- :' if, -is f? mony compunctiously ob- Served every Monday in November. fi"Sf Call, 11. The warning or preparatory signal for any formation. File-closet Flirtation, n. A favorite resort for spoonoids. football, n. A game in which a few win fame and many win toast. for-mation, n. 1. The assembling of cadets at a specified time and place for any pre- scribed duty, as "a breakfast formationf' 2. Any act or event. fParticularly applied to one in which things are more or less tied up.J 3. An altercation or unpleasant- ness between two persons. Fort Put, n. Fort Putnam. fried egg, n. The gilded device on a dress hat. furlough, n. A six-hour leave, commonly be- lieved by yearlings to last ten weeks. Gen. Belknap, n. An appurtenance indispen- sable to a fire drill, the steamer. goat, n. The head of the class finvertedl. ' Syn., Fauntleroy. gold medal, n. A cadet folding bed, a camp cot. gr-Ind, n. A more or less successful attempt to be witty, a joke. GROSS gross, adj. ffrom Lt. "grossus," thickb. Hope- lessly dense and inorant. growley, n. A favorite condiment and a coun- ter-irritant for blushes. tomato catsup. guard, n. A soiree for which are detailed daily cadets. who swelter in full dress in summer and freeze in winter, carrying at all seasons a rifle and a vast weight of responsibility. gym, n. The place where "everybody works but Hans," the gymnasium. haze, v. Cobs.J. A wholesome recreation of the Golden Age. H-cat, n. The herald of the dawn, a field musician. H-dodger, n. A rare species, nearly extinct. A Y. M. C. A. member. hive, v. 1. To comprehend intelligently. 2. To detect by stealth. hop, n. A meeting place of L. P.'s and P. S.-ers. hopold, n. Cfrom Lt. "hop1omachus," a gladi- atorh. A devotee of hops. Hundredth Night, n. The evening of the one hunclredth day before the first of June, of joyful interest to all but second classmen. Hustllng Lizzie, prop. n. VVife of Gen. Bel- knap, q. v. The hose cart. Immortals, The, n. The Goats. Joe, prop, n. The Delphic 'Oracle, source of all rumors. Juliet, n. A Winsome debutante admitted in July. laundry spike, n. 1. A belle of Highland Falls. 2. A large pin. 5 y - I. , A, 1 Lindsay, 1? ' lille " 'f'QHg. .s- 3 . 1 55 mp. ... A ar? alll? gf.-iff relic of i i , if- antiquity, ll-4 -19 ' ' gif' the noble h steed which s Q' Tubby 45 2 rides. ID Lindsay L. P., n. An incarnation of female beauty and avoir- dupoisg a gold brick. make, v. To present with Aggie chevrons. , make, n. A cadet officer or ini S :gi 4. non-com., one of th e 7 5 Com's own. 2, ' sg makings, n. The essentials kj ofaskag. Kyiv' ,J7 math, n. An aggravation of X long standing, Mathemat- .,.,4.. ics. mathy, adj. Having a pro- pensity for Math. max, v. 1. To obtain a per- L, P, feot mark on a recitation. 2. To do anything per- fectly. max, n. 1. Three whole units, the maximum mark. 2. Perfection. Middy, prop. n. An amphibious Pet of the Nation, habitat Annapolis. Missouri National, n. A chant in praise of Jupiter Pluvius, which when whistled is popularly supposed to precipitate a deluge. muck, n. Muscular development. mucky, adj. Having the strength of a Her- cules. Mucker, n. A tabooed nickname. 0, C,, n. "Our Comrade," the OiTlcer in Charge. O. D., n. "Ofiicial Detective," the Officer of the Day. O. G., n. An auxiliary functionary assisting the O. D., the Officer of the Guard.- O. G. P., n. Qobs.j. "Old Guard Privileges," a hallowed joke. orderly, n. 1. The man who does the work and takes the skins, having all the func- tions of a chambermaidg the room orderly. 2. A H-cat serving as the Com's private messenger. 308 POLICEMAN P. C. S., n. "Previous Condition of Servi- tudef' P. D., prop. n. "Pennsylvania Dutchman," e, g., Pud Stockton. phil, n. A delight of the second class course, Philosophy. pipe, v. To project the soul into happier scenes, either past or future: to indulge in reverie. pistareen, n. A Spanish coin of the value of thirty centsg hence, one who is held at that valuation. A malignant skinoid. plebe, n. Cfrom Lt. "plebe," a common per- sonl. A sacred being protected by Congres- sional enactments and the T. D., a fourth classman. P. M. E., n. A summer recreation for year- lings and first classmen, Practical Military Engineering. police, v. 1. To clean up or put in Order. 2. To throw off or away. policeman, n. The long-suffering ja1'1it0T- f 1 f f Z . T We , ' s Quill POMADE pomade, n. 1. A vile-smelling compound for cleaning brasses. 2. An indigestible jam served in the Mess Hall. poop, v. To memorize a subject Cincluding commasj. Syn., spec. poop-deck, n. The 'O. C.'s observation sta.- tion. pred, n. Our predecessor, whose rep we are trying either to live up to or to live down. P. S., v. To spoon the Post, to make social visits at ofhcers' quarters. P. S., n. One who feeds his face on the Post. quill, v. To bone bootlick on the Com by ex- cessive skinning. quill, n. Coriginally a "feather"J. One who wears the plume of the Com's own. red horse, n. Mess Hall hash, so named from its principal constituent. rep, n. Reputation Cusually badl. retreat, n. 1. The signal for the firing of the retreat gun. 2. A formation from which P. S.-ers are often absent. reveille, n. A sad awakening. reverse, n. A dislike entertained by one indi- vidual toward another, very disastrous for the under dog. Riding Hall, n. The Yearlings' Inferno. , . . rt A 242 a 9 r Y- rms. Gillespie running a late 0 8 run a late. To indulge in a foot race with the assembly. run a light. To burn an unauthorized light after taps. run it out. To disregard Cadet Limits. sally-port, n. A place of exits and entrees. Sammy, n. His Serene Highness, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Samuelg an inferior kind of mo- lasses used by cadets to assassinate appe- tite when food fails. Sep, n. A belated arrival, a new cadet en- tering in September. skag, n. A cigarette, a forbidden delicacy. skin, v. To report a cadet for some offense, either real or imaginary. skin, n. A report entered against a cadet.- skin-list. The daily record of delinquencies. skinoid, n. One who delights in skinning. slimy, adj. Soiled or dirty. slop work, n. The judicious use of water col- ors fa la Hagadornj. slum, n. Mess Hall stew, a rival of hash for popular favor. - soiree, v. The art of making life unpleasant for cadets. soiree, n. A disagreeable duty fapplicable to nearly everythingy. sound off, v. To articulate audibly. sound-off, n. One's characteristic vocal into- nation, as "Maish has a superb sound-off." special duty man, n. fobs.J. A plebe detailed as French maid for an upper classman. speck, v. ffrorn Lt. "specio," to look atj. To absorb print, to commit something to mem- ory without understanding it. speckoid, n. One who specks. See Park's "Autobiography of a Speckoidl' spiel, n. A line of B. S., a conversational effort of considerable dimensions. spoon, n. To affect the society of ladies. spocnoid, n. Kfrom Lt. "sponsus,'N' a bride- groomb, One who spoons frequently. spoony, adj. Exceedingly neat or prepossess- ing in appearance. step out, v. To accelerate one's pedal ve- locity. stunts, n. Gymnastics in the Riding Hall. 309 YEARLING Supe, prop, n. The main squeeze, the Super- intendent of the U. S. M. AQ. tac, n. A minion of the Comlsg a lynx-eyed, gum-shoed investigator of gray shirt pogk- ets and sloboons. tan-bark, n. The principal ingredient of the Riding Hall. tank, n. A human receptacle for wet goods. -Ex-tank. A misnomer applied to a cer- tain genus of the T. D. taps, n. First call for- reveille. tar bucket, n. A cadet dress hat. tattoo, n. Satur- day evening re- call for P. S.-ers: on other nights f - if 1:2 ' ' taps. T. D., n. "Trusty Detectives," the beneficent Tacti- cal Department. tenth, V. To pur- sue a tenth with avidity. tenth, n. One-thirtieth of the maximum mark. "Our loss is Pechols' find." tenthoid, n. One who chases the elusive tenth. tle up, v. To bungle anything hopelessly. tie-up, n. A mix-up. tight, adj. Parsimonious. Syn., close. tours, n. "Personally conducted" every Wed- nesday and Saturday afternoong recreation afforded to men in special con. trlg, n. Trigonometry. turn-back, n. A cadet turned back to join the next lower class. wooden, adj. Devoid of intelligence, prone to tie things up. yearling, n. A target for Pechols, a third classman. lg- in xi F595 if A' W .T h A ni' '57 .HK if a prelude to x I' Y ' 1 :J X If W Q Tar Bucket A DRILL PERIOD WITH--if ..... ECTION Marcher, report. Very well, Section Marcherg fall in on the right. No, halt, Section Marcher. g How many men have you? Eighteen, includingvyourselfg that will make nineteen when you are in V1 ranks. Very well, divide your squad into three halves. The first half will stay here at Primary, the lg second half will go to Secondary, and the remainder will remain here to observe the drill. Secondary, fall out and march to your station. What is that? Don't know where it is? Well, go on anyway. There is an enlisted man there to show you where it is when you get there. fExit Secondaryj Now, "'-L J have you all been at this drill before, or haven't you? All those cadets who have not been at this drill step one pace to front, and those who have been here stay in ranks. One, two, three, four-very well, cadets. Now those who have been here before stay in ranks and those who have not step one pace to front. One, two, three, four-very well, cadets, four of each. Well now, cadets, you who have been here before should have no difficulty with the drill, and you who have not been here before will have to assume that you know the drill, and go ahead also. Count off up to nine and go to your various posts. I will be range officer. Very well, count off, cadets. Posts. Now are there any cadets who do not understand their duties? Well, you cadets will have to do the best you can. Call up Secondary and ask them if the telephone is in order. Very well. Prepare to drill. Target, that fleet of cruisers represented by that launch sailing up the river. Repeat, cadets at telephones. Report when you are on target. Primary on target? Report, Primary. Very well. Very well, Secondary. Commence tracking. Is the battery in order yet, cadet? Very well. Prepare for action. Fire five rounds armor-piercing shrapnelg commence firing. I-Iurry up, No. 4, you are too slow. And Mr. Lornegan, why don't you do something? Don't you know what to do at all, Mr. Lornegan? Your name is Mr. McLachlan and not Mr. Lornegan? Very well, Mr. Lornegan, you are getting along very well. Change target. Cadet, telephone to Battery to use the sub-calibre now. Target, that battle- ship represented by that small box floating in the river. Commence tracking. Fire five rounds cast-iron, armor-piercing torpedo shell, commence firing. Ido hope there is no one in that box. Cease firing. Now, cadets, this gives you an idea of how a coast defense battery would defeat the enemy. I ani going to have Corporal Esterbrooke install some searchlights soon and they will materially assist the drill. Are there any questions, cadets? Drill dismissed, march the section back to camp, Section Marcher. 310 mf fc fix N-. Nr-rf PIPIN G lfVhat though recall is sounded If it fall on deafened ear? Though the skin-list grow apace, VVhat if the room is dreary, X-Vith walls so cold and bare? W'hat though the tread of sentry ff XZ 6 .P 'nh Gr though the tacs appear? VVhat if exams are coming Vlfhen june is just as near? Wfhat difference does it really make If a fellow isn't here? Sounds below the stair. Xllhat if the cares are many? VVhy should a fellow care If things go right or things go wrong, H If he really isnlt there? HW Never yet was lock invented fwgf That could hold a cadet fastg Never yet the sentry posted, lf' Wfhoin he, dreaming, has .not passedg W MMM U ' ,,uu..1fm I' f ,MW -vxqti 6'2- 'Y' N7 .. Xt ' f Q' Tl J' ll! Cx C , 5, , yx will ' fm - f-T C 1 ' .ow - 'l r fr MM T. 4,-K . aw , T 'Aj fl' Ir i,fIvn:YWW A, 77P"'iv .,-W N Never yet the shadow fallen That his vision could o'ercast. 3ll Pcs Buy, 1,14 up P15141 ' Tha Lazy ilEj?VQI1Aqfj'7MdIlQ a n D1 3 1, f' ...L eupbx f .. V. V. 7 v 53. 12'-I qkl , J - 'f ., V f ' v , I Q? 1 415 The '-Clalssma A in YI if 3 ,. JK B rg? X ,ge . ,Q- .11-V 'The Graduate 'Z Zi-: 2 l 6 2 EQ' PHILOSOPHICAI. RED MCCHORD-Ali! Nice new sammy! If there are any Hies in it they are all at the bottom! That dear Mr. Rogers, N. P., Two mosquitoes once lit on the features Has the only real live family tree, Of a pair of peroxide fair creatures. p Represents Upper Ten, When asked by what right, Where he's known as dear Pen, They replied, "We're not tight, But a quill for all that is N. P. We're seeing the game from the bleachers." , ANOTHER ON FLIPPER. FLIPPER-Lieutenant, does Brassey's Annual come out yearly? 3l3 A LOW ONE. SUNNY JIM Cjoyfullyj-That femme smiled SLIP-You can't blame her-sh at me. e saw you. FOUR LIMERICKS From Govvanus comes Morrison Bill, Of song he has never his ill, To poor Eric with glee, The girls say twenty-three, "I just hate those deah goils," says our We hate to slam T. Thurman Bane, Weire not sure that lie's perfectly sane. He fell out with a tae, Swore blue and then black, So We swear by the said Thurman Bane. Bi And now for fat Harris, C. T., Who takes cures for his obesiteeg He's the ranking high quill, But his quilling is nil, V A Mellin's Food boy is C. T. A distinguished visitor named Flipper, Takes pride in a very small slipperg Hels agin every rule Of this ridiculous schoolg Oh, a dissy caydet is old Flipper. meal.: 24.1, . ,, - 1 W ' xl jl fzj . -, s s ? H , W if f i l A , : xi V- ff- .Jr 'Q' I ,ylilix f--., W. W2 r . ill! .. .ffm if f gui XQ155, , , pi QW in 'I . ZF, .pf -gm , at iff r M-.,, bVf '-f 21 5 Q W Q ' i Ni x X 3 , A D! . j T" 'K f if .ff NX- ,ff 'X T A ' E-Fl? EVOLUTION OF A CLASS RING I 5 f 41 , A.14.u,-r1,Qk X 'Wal t it 3 , 5'YfCi44'l6 ' Z E ' .. l u U , J! vi 1 0 V . . 1 t. - to ,- - ' .ff 5- ""' 'fi Q- ' I cut!! 74f""c0C'e2 la ,Q 21 ' Hr. James GL.Steese, 22 4 U 6 - K J- h -LAM: Af 1A4,4,1Zf,J M160-A . fs 5 fi' U.S.1.L.A. ' . 1 ' " 1 2 Cfo Howitzer, ,, ' ., 1, , YQQJNMM4 X 3 .1 'P ' -"-- f -- - - , - ' ' Q--e - - -Q, if 1 wen Point, 21. Y. , , - E Q- 2 'A - A . . - I 5, n Dear sm- ,V """'f"7'A , Mr' 'T' G' Steen' gf I U E R J 41 to- our inquiry in reference to Act. 1 ' , , -Th H it ... , -. n E X epyrlec Y My weerePoigz.ze1E- Y- mf- " +- A e 1 the '06 at the Dear Sin, ' 11 3 in tnietvxex 'ov Bock, we win renew the ev . n . I 3 - - V Enclosed please find forty-thx-oe C429 photographs of the . fill tl-act in duplicate and 1 I .various games in which The Arm' figured. .These pictures' were ard. 'QQ E 'me tems' 'ill 'mu pleas up con f sent you by one of your 'cun men lest Saturday. We made a vary M V d 1 e where you want cut- ! speciel price yn as .e azure un you could use not less than on N21 .9 'ill Eingn and mmm same to you' a V Be m " --- . - ,.l i G 2 sent for Advt. Thanlfing you for your attention, i am, ,- 'This was the understanding with the ycun. man to when the pictures W S 5 Y,, L, ,, N , - - .. Lmlu. f ushewn, and fer which reason the price o .e p cturee wasr out in half. 4,5 ', . "S-lgfy Tfrvllf YFQFQ1. I --w--M ' l- - v 3 N " ' T, 6 Dnnr Slrzu' L ig Advertising for the coming year, I wish to state that when . Will YOU kindly' wfd Fl' G UW? or yn- paw-r nM"fS,mng xctmm and article 5 you are next in New York, you might call and I wouJd be pleased I A . I xi 1--l-. , -.. , .5 on least Point Lifn by cadet Janne H, Lnubuch The claze i. k'n,g! a collection of XS tq grant you an interview on the sublect. ' Hl"Ci01"" bv and concar-in its rv-nhl-rag Hr. ubach hit 1' hns lost his copy, Thanking you, I remain, 4 W., W.: . --,' P 7---it-eefgn,..,A V- M-an 1 ' Qhin art' n appnare ' t x ynnr ru' TM ar HH o pay for the trouble of . ' N . A U We trust the coming year will he a successful one for thelpaper, hlvi., ey vcr th' lnn i. t cannot bn rand v fcuuH. - ' E? QQ ' and that, when our present uurscription expires, we may have enjoyed Hr:-Y' .y- to hear , 4 at your nmrlin cnnvenhncr' I nm , ' ' Y continued dealings with you so as to warrant a renewe1-or '--k"' U - ' . y truly yours: 4: . y ,,,- enlargement of this years spaeefry, - ' . V! Q V .'!!e,,w1J1,,.--we , ' A ' - . 1 N" ' ' the Int ,of Nov.,we uend herewzth f y ,.... f CE5" , V ' nt for a Quarter page advertisement in the uHcw1tzer' of 1907 V,4J2fwT ' t - . t , - ,gli , Q - il wil?-Aa VlL,,,?,,M,jjQ,q,, M vw rhful W.,-Lf, together wi th the copy of the same endkwithour best wishes for the cou- Ib,,,'.,,+j,,,f4 QL , ' V -ftinued :succesp the bright little bcolrfwe are ' A 6 QQQQLL4 1 , 'H A V hi' ' ' I Yours res 315 pectful ly THE SURGEON'S COOLNESS R NE day last spring a horse drawing a small buggy was scared silly-no wonder !-by the asthmatic honking 'E and the rheumatic rattle of the innards of Agonyls touring car. He grabbed the bit in his teeth and gal- I-df'fl5'Qg loped madly down the road in front of Barracks. The frightened driver sawed away on the reins, but it was useless-that horse was set on putting distance between himself and the spectral automobile. Reaching the corner of the Academic, he tried to turn in the direction of Highland Falls, where he knew there was peace for the tortured equine soul. The turn was too sharpg the buggy was upsetg the man, falling on his head, was knocked senseless and lay in a heap at the side of the road. At that moment Hop was majestically rolling homeward from the Hospital. He saw the accidentg he hastened forwardg he almost ran. Alarm was writ large on his every feature. "Get a doctor!" cried Hopg "get a doctor!" LIMERICKS A terrible foe is old Rock- Chickahominy chowder mullygub, Hurls curses around by the Hockg Sigillum collegium dip dop, He hates all the tacs, Gobbethegord mispickle, And can show you by facts Mush! That they're trying to sting Louey Rock. - Wfe all know a speckoid named Park, Who beats tenths to death in the dark. He gets up at 3.05, Specks hard sans a hive, Then nightmares that he got a poor mark. 3I6 CALLING CARDS. Fred, here's a corking grind. NVhat are HI.-XYDEN-SEIY, the best visiting cards? ' CRUSH-I don't know, Inj 3 sound off. I'IAYDEN1FO1lI' aces ! i A LITTLE LEARNING, ETC. STAVER-You ought to have been in our law section to- day and heard Steese sound off "Ducetis VOIJISCUIHH for "Duces tecunif' SANTSCHI-What does :'Ducetis vobiscuinn niean? ' ' 't sounded funny, so we all STAVER-I don t know, but 1 laughed. ' oNE MoRE. . DUTCH-Beavers struck out nine rnen yesterday. CASTLE-What inning? E NVAS BUMPED IN TI-IE USUAL WAY. H1 ' NIALVEN tafter the Colgate football gamej-Well, We tried Colgate to-day, and they gave us a close shave. 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After the Evil down, Captain Stems: fscmlching in me duatl: 'Sodxebody . turn gut. nugl help me Hml my Quarxer-hack and Lcll Emlf' ' 318 E GI EER GOAT FOOTBALL GAME 1 ..RULES.. 1. Xu mn.. ..1r.-xml. n um... .nu if ,.1..,1:x, mm .-f num, un. wh,--I you -re f. lmvm, nm iw. xv. mn, ...Iv px.-.-mt ..u.....-1. V. szpux. .R um ...nv X.. .mum-.1n..-.-V..-mv. vz. ,uw mu nm ffm.4m -xugg--N um11.4,-umm-x.,11lw g.1-M. YH. Cznfl Hug the nun-. nmn mica- in sllccv--wnx -- Um! hnnhl lx rmk. VIII. Thu Gn.4l's x--u yml Iln- L --Il Hum- fur nll lfngixlcrrx :Kay unc Crusiiitg il Wxll hw: gllrlk 1 5 full-l Ill-:, U. will be lh!:'uu'Ix bark xlilll rl :NJA ' nl 1' . uv-1-1 will E.-ru, Ill J.lx'+ in llu lhrqulnl. " Kwfll havu .H rllxml lln- nu r in xml L' I ---w Lv-1 N H- ' , .sulp- b7zEigQf.iE-Efw, -' in 1- '1 NL., , 3 vG7:,..E' YI" t I' - A ..1'f5iif-ifvwym ""' 'fra ""Xk1,-. f A ff'f.,..:g.1ff -.-W--3 .1 - --. 'f Vw - i . 1 WL-I g M T ' SCORE-CARD. ...M . 1. ... N...-. . ,X ...m f....w -1...-. 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W.. .. - ..,, . 4, ia f:.: 1- :, N: L- f .-74:2-mf.: . - ,x. .'1 ENGINEER TEAM. If . HOSPITAL CORPS Ilrcfxxsn-C:-pmiu .L H Cbriuizm, 911: Cm-ulry. X Hmmm.-KK-caan Gfnlngly-1'imc ol hmm. m mm-M. GOAT BANN 'X Ar:'rrs1s-Larlwl. Halal-ixd .md lang. 319 6 W 4 px 4 .1 ' Q A " 3 li :A ' ' W i - mu RAW-' , : , lei Nmxxxmu yxx ml , f 4 lg fl N x , THE WAIL OF THE PLEBE "VVhat have we clone to bear this grudge P" 6 Wfas it for this that We came here- For porters, Waiters, and for household drudge, Or for the glory of a brave career? Wlhere does Charles King speak of the gun- ner's sins? Wfhat need to ill each day with loud- niouthed strife? Wfhy torture we our all too lengthy chins? We found greater joy in the civil life! fx Ql g4i of N I W ll I1 l HEAVY MARCHING CFRISER TARGET- FOR BEASTS THAT GUNNER NWN N i I X I Rx lil! ml 1 'IH 1 K ' 1 , ' U 'WLM hh alll .Milli in A J ' .i-fbi TO THE SOUP HOUSE.-Hebrews xiii, S 320 E DOG PUFFY AND TH L 321 X I The axiom of old-of "thine and minen- Is really all a bluff g For when a tac Wants something fine J ,: :'f I-Ie confiscates our stuff. I I :Mm 454 rl air? i' f Y , 5, ":. f .A f I THEIR TROUBLES. ' WAMP Cat a meeting of the Black I-Iandj-The trouble is I can't End a girl I like Well enough to marry. I A , PEWT-Well, my trouble is in keeping away from the " girls that like me. i ' fi x 1 MQ, , ,gl 416 ,5 - .. Q 4300 - 31-mn1.in,m.laiiia,u1lI2 r iljli illF!'li1lifl?L3.llK . i, 1 , ILL? -,W -fp" If".-,jaw . , JI I iwulci Q 1 0f I 39 off G Q ff f I 1 und 51:1 f mail I ff f l . Q U 1'fgi,,11'Wf4a1l 5 Iiiaa F"'55g Wm L-3-lfvfm p fm I il ...T 'Jw .N 76,4 ff l"""Eiu1 I 'Ml ' vif ' x ,A P 1 ' A ' QA l V I M4 41, Q: 4 ' X l 1' ufiii' ui: f by iw we , 1110 mz...,3,l 4' V' 71 f , 1 gi W X Q A 5 N J' ' up -ig 3 3 THE HOPOID THE BONOID BRUCIE, TI-IE IURIST, MAKES A FAUX-PASW STEESE Qin a hot argument, trying to substantiate one of his rumorsj-Yes, that has been the attitude of the hoi W llfl fli1'i'if polloi C oi vrofkxoi Q for several hundred years. 4- ,A I si, F jx BUTTLER-WCII, when I was in Paris, we called that W, I K ii li 'TM 'If "hWaW pull-hWa." I STEESE-Is that so? I got mine from Athens. I li I i if I1 , E BUTTLER-Now there is no use in being pedantic about Q in ' Ii im I 4 V I A it. You know as well as I do that we got that Word from A E2 ' l i I ,li i the French, whatever its original source. 'A CALVO-Come on down, Brucie 5 you're not the first man I X J K! L , I I've seen hung up on that one. 1 it Jill i l A Liu - EVOLUTION OF A POST FEMME 'The only recorded instance. 322 HEY, WOBBLY! STAND FAST! -- 1 IVE us a minute or so before you allow the Holy Joe to rope ae you, throw you and brand you. . V1 Did you ever stop to figure you would have to buy her at clothes? No? We thought not. How much feminine finery do you really and truly believe a hundred and sixteen per is going to purchase in the modish "" 'J marts? Oh, yes! we know all about the twenty per cent. increase, but you seem to have forgotten the theorem in the Ballistic Tables that proves to us that the wifely demands on the privy purse increase not directly but as the square of the increment of the emolument. What's that? Not in the Ballistic Tables? VV'ell, either there or in Five-Tenths Davis' Constitutional Law-Five-Tenths ought to know. What? Therefore, VVobbly of too tender heart, pause-think! Cast the mind's eye forward a spaceg see yourself opening the latest shipment from Paris, gazing dazedly on the stunning creation, the dernier cri of the Rue de la Paix, and hear yourself giving your last shriek as your terror-glazed eye sees the fatal figures on the accompanying bill. TO THE REAR! Wobbly, before it is too late! The price of one of the Missis' frocks will pay for a week-long whirl "in old New York." 323 X I W P jff O Ml ! ff' , lla Q' X I Mu K I W N llj W! fl llfl . 9 WW H fmt LIMS W ' zz., ,,,-ff 6,0 jj! ,Bb X ' I ff , fjflvf. AA' If 1 X l y' . ' , f 1 i nffffll JK y f -- N - .Q4Zu,"'.1q , f ,Q g ' f .lyffvfl I If ll: ' N Y lip ' I " 1 ' '7" " i -Ml 'lf f V bv ' ffl K I f 'F W-4 WX Vi' ', '- L' ,Mali V. : fi f ' V l li WIT " Q, If V, -'I X ' N ull ,V 'HIM it 01" 1 if ll! . fl l 'lll1l- l l l ' ' - f' i l .5 uv t 4 f+- ,,,,f- by v.:- , ' 1 '34 L,1,, I V ? I 1 'I .77 I, I ,HH 5 M i F 41 1 ,-, Ml 4' - , . fy 3 'N x 1 'fit-'1 7 ff f ff r ff f. 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I 41 Camp Illumination . . . 226 Athletic Councils . . . . . 144 Classes ............. . . . 36 Baseball ......... .. 165 First Class .............. 38 Basket-ball . . . . . . I8O Biographies ...... . . . . 41 Fencing .... .. 175 From our Class Album 108 Football .... . . 145 History . .I ............ 98 Hockey ............ .. 192 Premature Graduates . Q7 Indoor Meet .......... .... 1 86 Second Class ............ 110 Inter-Class Football . . . .... 197 History . . 114 Gutdoor Meet ......., . . 184 Roll .... 112 Polo ............. .... 1 88 I Third Class . . . 120 Tennis . . . .... 190 History . . . 124 Trophies .... .. 196 Roll .,.. 122 325 Fourth Class . . . History .... Roll ....... Clubs and Societies . . . Area Birds ....... Black Hand ..y . . . . .. Busted Aristocrats .... College Graduates . . Cup Challengers .... Dialectic Society ...... First Cl3.SS1T1C11,S Club Fraternities ............. Goats .......................... Miss VVarner's Bible Class ............ Young Men's Christian Association ............ Frontispiece ..................... . ........ . Greeting ............................ Hops .............. Howitzer Board .... Hundredth Night .. Military Staff ......... Photographic Views . . . to face PAGE 130 Slum .................. 134 Baby Pictures ......... 132 Drill Period with-F .... 201 Engineers vs. Goats .... 211 Glossary ....,,........... 214 Half-Hour on the Post .... 210 Hey! Wobblyl .......... 215 Housemaid .................. 213 Little Stories of the Hotel .... 207 Pipe Dream ............... 205 Rainy Afternoon .......... 208 Rubaiyat, A VVest Point .... 212 Second Class Vaudeville 204 Seven Ages of Man ...... 202 Trips ................ 4. . 7 Fort Wright ..................... . . . 7 Horse Show ...................... . . . 267 Mr. Willie Pickle and Pahson john .... . . . 9 Northfield ...................... V. .. . . . 259 Practice March ................... . . . 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INDEX ,ff SEE LAST PAGE Announcement QJKL-7 HE flnancral success of our Annual IS rn a large eroslty of our advertlsers Only the hlghest class firms are SOllClt6d and to occupy space ln THE HOWITZER IS a practlcal endorsement of quality By patronlzlng our aclvertlsers you wlll be fLllfllllI'lg an oblrgatron that rests upon THE I-IOWITZERS frlends and wlll make the future appearance of the book a certarnty THE HOWITZER MANAGEMENT 1 . l " 'ffl' ., - -w e--': T ' ' cfs 5 A ' 1 - Ii X X Q measure due to the gen cl ' Q , - 2 or . - . . . i 7 V I -nl 1 0 .,, ! EOR INDEX SEE LAST PAGE 4'1- ,ul xl U ' ' l is JS Ti-- r T K, , 'ln I J J ,Cz ,,- X .- ' f 6 f -L-, . 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Dzmaresl, Sec'y and Tre HOTEL CHINA C9 GLASS WARE Hotel Sundries 48 Murray Street : .- Telephone 2552 Cortland! Shoes nl UNEQUALED VARIETY : : : CORRECT STYLE : : : : SATISFACTORY SERVICE : : : PRICES UNIFORMLY REASONABLE Y Free delivery lo any U. S. P. O. address on purchases of 55.00 or over Sixth Avenue and Nineteenth Street V NEW YORK New York e r Alexand When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer 'THE I-IGWITZER ADVERTISER barlottesvill oolen mill HIGHLRADE l Cadet Grays, Sky Blues i i EQ Dark Blues, Indigo Dye A l PURE WOOL Free from all jldulleralions, and Absolulely Quaranle d 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. A I2 When writing cl l Th H THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER HYATT DARKE xvwdi K l l ' Wi' xy :pi 'RFQ 1 exif .,.. W T 1,1 s 1 44 . :A NW QW QW QW YW YW 'QW QW YW 'QW Y 'F' NW b l' If - i f f Sli 'yi wi: xg A P up me 14 I 'Vi 'll11lJ0l'f2l'S . 1 n Puff gg: mzfwuw wa 'y! 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BROADWAY, between llfh and 12th Streets One always feels cool and well dressed in KEEPS SHIRTS. NEW YORK We have no olher Slore in New York JQH Cu. HAAS BRANCH OFFICES AQ ig? 256 Fifth Avenue, New York City 1308 FSt N W Washington, D. C. U1gtIFORMS 42 Q " 39 East Orange St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania Well known lo ARMY OFFICERS for Ike past Thirty Years I4 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howilzer THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Regulation Trunks HEADLEY at FARMER Co. Newark, N. J., U. 5. A. Makers of high-grade traveling equipment Military trunks a specialty :: :: :: New York Salesrooms, I4 and 16 Astor Place MODEL "B FIELD SERVICE 6 VIFNNA -G Jim -si " 'G'm,5, crstcxxco Manufacturers E .5 39 V NEVIQTEQNS is srkgtuus xr ' . IVIEN'S FINE BOOTS E tfSf4BLfsE'Eb N545 SHOES 1: SLIPPERS When writing to acl tx pl t Th H witzer E HOWITZER ADVERTISER I 907 TRACK TEAM THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER GCHAS. HAUPTNER GEO. c HOFFMAN N 93-101 NASSAU ST qcof. Fuzfony, N. Y. QIYGIIQS ISGIIPIIIQI' 51 Zo ,4f1ef May 1, 1907, New Evening P051 Building , 20 Vgsey Sffeef, New Yofk ESTABLISHED IS76 X ' N4 ESTABLISHED I 8 63 The representative oi the Military and Naval Services oi the United States. Contains complete and ac- curate iniormation regarding all matters oi interest to the Services M AS NECESSARY T0 AN OFFICER AS HIS UNIFORM." MEN'S OUTFITTERS and makers of FINE SHIRTS f W f New Address 1272 BROADWAY Between 32d and 33d Streets C1bRtSb 'fa P' ical QM., NEW YORK 0 JS. 1J'1.eAf' iS'Th.Z'QfJZ,Z'1Q 33090 WWW When writing! CI I pl ThH THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER HIIIQNCZIII dlld EIIYODQGII PIGIIS THE MURRAY HILL HOTEL Park- Avenue, 40th and 41st Sis: NEW YORK One Block from Grand Zentral Station Baggage transferred from and to the Grand Zentral Station free of charge z: :: LUSK RESERVOIR I8 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Ho THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER N E W O R L E A N S The most popular winter resort in America CONTINUOUS HORSE RACING-FRENCH OPERA GOLF HUNTING FISHING BOATING COMFORT HEALTH PLEASURE THE NEW ST. CHARLES HOTEL MODERN FIREPROOF -FIRST-CLASS Accommodating one Thousand Guests Turkish, Russian, Roman and Electric Baths : : EUROPEAN AND AME-ilcfw P1-ANS Luxurious Sun Baths and PaIm Garden :: 2: ANDREW R. BLAKELY Er co., Ltd. - I - - Proprietors N . 4 4, N E B B ITT H O U S E rm ww PM umm .....L. ALL TIIE CONIFORTS AND CONVENIENCES American Plan OF THE COLONIAL DAYS . A WASHINGTON, PUTNAM AND KOSCIUSZKO f SLEPT IN OUR BEDS 9 0 ARNIY AND NAVY . CQIBUIQ OI IIGIIQ DUHUHUQUOS S 311.50 L HEADQUARTERS - For IuII particulars, call at office, or see page 270--l - Q 0 H. C. BURCH, - Proprietor When writing I CI isers blease mention The Howitzer THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Bo11LER'S STYRIAN TooL STEELS THESE 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 tl1e American and European Governments. We recommend them to all users of steel wl1o Wish to get the best results from their tools. High-Speed Twist Drills made from 'tBol1ler 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 tl1ey will do. Houghton 8' Richards i'ZlS?37v"'S "'Ef'ffZffZ'5u"ei:i'Z'l2i'LfK'E The Standard American "Brand Atlas Portland Cement "':l.1',!.!tlL'i'ii'W2r5'nref A Mil lurk' PIQALA 57550 v 4 - -E 219 wM.Nofs1: ' , 131"'!llT- I ' f' A l.wAv s u N I FO R M . llI:'i'7'-lim ' T -, -.y 01 ll I if IJ! 2? wif cuss fr QDPIPES OUTPUT Fon 1907 ovzn 9 13,500,000 BARRELS B"WL5"'ADE"'F"A"CE ygyffff' Pipes Repalred Recognized as the Standard American Brand by engineers and architects througlout- the country. Write us for Catalggug. It is interesting, illustrated, and sent free. THE ATLAS PORTLAND CEMENT CO. 30 BROAD STREE NEW YORK 20 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howilzer THE HGWITZER ADVERTISER M M M M M M M M M M M -M M M M M M M y M M W M M M M M M M M MMM M 34545. I we M M tt B t le em Steel m an M M H SGUTH BETHLEHEM, PA. X M MANUFACTURERS OF ' ' Guns Gun Carriages Gun Forgings Pro J RW c 9 . 9 U 9 ' gectiles, Zirmor Plate, Shaitlng and M M A Forgings for Marine Engines MMM E The works of this Company are thoroughly equipped for the manufacture of guns, from one-pounder to I8 inches caliber, E ,WM ' made of the highest grades of simple or nickel steel. Also gun carriages of various types. " Bethlehem " uw high-power guns and carriages are installed in all the principal fortifications of SY, ' this Country, as well as upon United States Warships. - M Branch Offices loo Btoaaway, New York city. me Keystone Bld'g, Pittsburg, Pa. M A p Pennsylyania Bld'g, l5th and Market Sts., Philadelphia, Pa. Fisher Building, Chicago, Ill. 4 San Francisco, Cal. M M M M AM M M M W W W W W M M y W W H H When writing t dvertisers, please mention The Howitzer 2l P U., ' f A ' V- 'EC .ssc 6 Pme ' C 0 ,WO 5 Q? 'F T T QS R l l I-, .46 ' A 5V P 01 A V f T er : TH E f I E N L F ' T M H IR x E I IT A ZE QM g p I A E - ' jf Zgggay , E Am RT un t G I :I E llat P . .42 X Stol cs: . ,X E Q g v In L I F F A x 'Nw Q, Y 15 53648 wh an E W A - X , X L h x ft LI E. R M S M A N U F ACT U W h Q n w n .tl .n K lo ad v e th 'se R IN G C 0 . 9 I'l a rtio r d 9 Con n .9 U . S . A rs , D Ie a se men ll no n T h e H 0 w it 1 e r THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Our 1907 Catalogue of Fraternity Novelties is now ready, and will be mailed upon applieation. : : : Sena for our Sample FRATERNITY BADGES FRATERNITY JEWELRY FRATERNITY NOVELTIES FRATERNITY PENNANTS FRATERNITY STATIONERY FRATERNITY INVITATIONS FRATERNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS WRIGHT, KAY 8: CO, Book of Stationery. FRATERNITY PROGRAMMES WRIGHT, KAY 8: CO. ' Manufacturing jewelers and Importers Manufacturing Jeweler College Class PARIS OFFICES: DETROIT 24-26 Rue des Petits Hotels MICHIGAN I Makers of THE CORPS CREST I I I i U THIE ACADEMY SEAL I Badges, Rmgs, Prpes, Canes Jewelry, M e d al s , Cups 1907--Z:iiSdSlTvirl15l1903 Leather- an 1 ' . . . M I L IRTATRY J E WE LRY I Specraltres rn Art Goods Send for Booklet ,.Bl5..N'If Er BUSH, 153223515 Q F NEKXIM ll JOHN STREET - v I 9 NEW YORK When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER THE RUDOLPI-ISS WURLITYEER COMPANY mllSiCdl -ll1Sll'lll112lIfS . VIOUNS GUITARS OF EVERY KIND PIANOS. ORGANS BANIOS AND OF STANDARD QUALITY HARPS BAND INSTRUMENTS Qinginnati, Obig TALKING MACHINES ETC. The recognized purveyors .to the Officers of the Army for half a Century Catalogues on application 127 Chicago, 111 E M d' SI: NEW YORK ' . a non . BRANCHES St. Louis, 813 Locust St. San Francisco, 40 Oak St., cor. Mark DRAWING MATERIALS SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS We have the most complete line of Drawing Instruments in various grades. Our Paragon Drawing Instrument and other Drawing Supplies are used at the U. S. Military and Naval Academies. We furnish to the U. S. Army an av Drawing Instruments and Tools of the highest quality as re uir d In A , q e y muy and Navy officers. Our Complete Catalogue C550 pagesl on request Highest Awards fGrand Prize, St Louis, 1904 loom Medal, Portland, 1905 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER . . .ESTABLISHED 1845. . . 4 1 n e y ,F e TROY, NEW YORK, U. S. A. TTT' fx Q , S LARGEST MANUFACTURERS IN K AMERICA OF BATSON SKETCHING CASE, PRICE 530.00 Civil and Military I1giI1C61'S,and Surveyors' nstruments TRANSITS COMPASSES CURRENT METERS CHAINS ' Y-LEVELS PLANE TABLES LEVELING RODS TAPE LINES ANEMOMETERS BAROMETERS FIELD GLASSES TELESCOPES DRAWING INSTRUMENTS . . . .HLSO .MANUFACTURERS OF. .. - I Physical and Scientific Instruments Standard Weights and Measures S ' Accurate Thermometers I m Catalogues mailecl on request - Catalogues mailed on request When writing to advertisers, please menhon The I-Iowitzer 25 THE l-IOWITZER ADVERTISER fx!-f' ' Y 4 X mliipyml B tty X, 1- ' 'ik' ' 4 J . pr- I rin, jii 5 - Q ii. YL,-ff. I " 4 ,gl 'lu ',:f""'::i.'Jf':i,,,5 Ei c, aeeeeaaaaffte .-c-Ng MNA. .xxxm 5 I . ' 2 HE lawyer wants copies of his letters but prefers his legal documents In record black 'I"he NewTrI Chrome Smiih Premier Typewriter gives him both copving and record typewrrtmg with one machrne and without a change f ribbon This machine permits not only the use of 'I three color ribbon but also of fi two color or single color ribbon No erctm cost for this new model xi RITER L0 r0"""""" No 339 Broadwa New York City Y I if ' I 5 . - ' . . ' o li 3 1 ' . 'Q ' . Il Tm: Srrrm Pnmrmn TYPE- 1 1 , - ,P N xlbv . TELL You wi-IATI' f - lt pays to get the best athletic wear. The reason why it pay: is that athletic wear receives severe usage-it must be durable or ,J it is unendurable. :: :: :: zz' :: : I " l I -fi A. J. 8: Co. Athletic Supplies , represent an intelligent mixture of experience and skill. We ' mean Io make a friend of every customer. :: :: :: ARTHUR JQHNSON ig gg., ATHLETIC SPECIALISTS 16 E. 42d STREET :: :: :: OPPOSITE HOTEL MANHATTAN BEST FACILITIES FOR SUPPLYING American German English Italian French Spanish Catalogues free. Correspondence solicited. LEIVICKE aB BUECHNER 11 EAST 17TH STREET : : NEW YORK When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER A. G. SPALDING G BRDS. Largest Manufacturers in the world of Official Athletic Supplies Bw BQ B12 N LDVN BASKET BALL, TENNIS, GOLF U n I forms for all . 16 BASE BALL, FOOT BALL CROQUET, LACROSSE ' Sports :Z :Z CRICKET, SKATES :: :z ' 4-D I8 The Spalding Trade Mark on any Alhlelic Implemenl is a Mark of Qualily 'll Send your name and address for a free copy of Spalding's l-landsomely Illustrated Catalogue of Sports-itls free. .ai JF .99 .99 J' --A. G. SPALDING 8: ROS.-- New York Chicago - St. Louis New Orleans Denver San Francisco When wrilingl d l Th H wilzer THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Wedding Gifts at the New Gorham Building 1i The New Gorham Building is unique from the fact that the entire floor-space is l--- devoted to the display and sale of the products of this one corporation. Here are -l--T' assembled, in unparalleled variety, :: :: zz :: 7 eg, ---The Best Examples of-- Q9 -iin Silver and Gold--- ' An interesting Collection of Bronzes from the hands of well-known American Sculptors, Traveling Bags, Suit Cases, and other articles in rare Leathers mounted in Gold and Silver. Rich Cut Glass in special shapes, appropriately mounted in Silver, at prices "-' which naturally compare more than favorably with those of dealers whose field of 1-'ii operation is more limited. :: :: :: :: :: :: SILVERSMITHSANDGOLDSMITHS Fifth Avenue and Thirty-sixth Street, NEW YORK When writing to advertisers, pl se mention The Howilzer l2l8-Z0-22 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA Clic how Era Printing Zompanv THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER BAILEY, BANKS 8: BIDDLE C . DIAMOND IVIERCI-IANTS, JEWELERS, STATIONERS MAKERS OF EMBLEMS FOR THE LEADING UNIVERSITIES, SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES I U H N THE 1907 ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE SHOWS NEWEST DESIGNS Qollege and SCDQQI Emblems IN HIGH-GRADE COLLEGE AND FRATERNITY PINS, MEDALS. f RINGS, Foss AND NOVELTIES. MAILED FREE ON REQUEST. DREKA LANCASTER, PA. f I , e arecl lo execute in fl st-class a cl S lisfaclo manner all lc' cls of Printin , Eleclro- tygirng and Bincling. Parilicular attgnlioix givenrli: the work of gghools, Collegei, Univer- s'lies and Public lnslituticns. 1121 ccbesrnnr erreer, nbbiiaoelpbia Q ' Books, Periodicals monographs, theses, Zatalogues STATIQNERY VISITING CARDS technical and Scientific Publi- Rnnouncements, RwoI'IS, UC. DANCE PROGRAMMES RECEPTION AND C3fi0l1S .Hll Kll1dS of Q0l1IIlI0l'Clil work BANQUET MENUS WEDDING INVITATIONS I S Publishers will find our producl ranking with the best in werlcmanship and malerial, Special Original Designs Furnished upon Request al satisfactory pnces. Corresponclende solicited. Eshmales furnished. f Only First-class Workmanship ancl Quality at 'Moderate Price When writing to aclverlisers, please mention The Howitzer TI-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER THE STEWART at STEEN C0 College and Social Engravers QF s an as a n d P ri n t e rs at ,se QA N I MAKERS OF A Q i College and Class Day Invitations Programs Banquet Menus Wedding Invitations and Announcements Reception and Tea Invitations Dance Programs Crests Coats of Arms CIass Pins I Buttons - IVIecIaIs for I7ieIcI Sports 1024 Arch Street - Philadelphia, Pa 30 Wh " d' I 'TI-.I-I' THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER CIVIAINUS O O LFMTI T Photographer to the -- 'i UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY T PRINCETON UNIVERSITY .22 at ver Q2 . PRINCETON TI-IEOLOCIICAL SEMINARY T COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, CLASS OF '06 FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, '06 V, as ,Q T LAWRENCEVILLE PREPARATORY SCI-IOOL E NEW JERSEY STATE NORMAL COLLEGE I NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, CLASS OF '06 .Q-2 I I QI The portraits, groups and a number of scenes in The I-Iowitzer are from photo- graphs hy B. F. McMANUS. :: :: :: :: :: I I ST U : Ai:g:1JI:7o1giarC1EryIlI.Vgest Pogzlti N.wgY., Pgincetokg, N. 3, Ocxln Grieve arrg FINISHING DEPARTMENT, 12 96 Third Avenue, New YOI'k City When writin CI rtisers please mention Th I-I THE... MAKING OF IEQUTTSTCQUUQES EDU112 CEUQHTUUUQ2 IS ONE OF OUR SPECIAL TIES MMMMM Smcnmu IDDQSUQHUHHUQ X TGIF EEUU QUESSQS Gif 2 2 WQITUX 2 2 MMMMM THE I-IOSKINS PRESS 904-906 CHESTNUT STREET 354 BROADWAY "TPHIL.ADELPHlA++ "'-NEW YORKi THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER ARTISTIC PRINTING AND ENGRAVING .Jlollege Zatalogucs.. glass Hnnuals C 1 ass- D a y Programs Commencement Invitations Class and Fraternity Stationery :: Fratemity Cards and Visiting-Cards Menus and Dance Programs :: A :: ' :: 1: l1ALF:TONES and LINE CUTS a Specialty l- Special Designing l ' ,V,. 'Chis DBOR is OMC of Olll' l9l'0ClllCfi0l1S, ili: V Cllldihg U12 making of all CllfS, Dfihfihg A PORTION OF ouR FACTORY snowmc THE BINDERY and binding Q u s Q Q TI I S04-906 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA I 354 BROADWAY - - NEW YORK When writing to adyertisers. please mention The Howitzer 33 QQ QQ QQ W Q TI-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER en ml Electric Cbmp YW to E or , N..,. .. 4. as cc, I l , . , . . . Schenectady Works of General Electric Company The GENERAL -ELECTRIC COMPANY of New York is the largest manufacturer of Electrical Apparatus in the world. The principal factory is located at Schenectady, N. Y., with branches at Lynn ann' Pittsfield, Mass., and Newark, N, J. 3 3 3 1188 Nelftflilidoilfce Principal Office: Schenectady, N. Y. s"i1SiiZTrl2"" 34 When writing lo advertisers, please mention The l-lowiuer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER POPOLOPEN CREEK-WATER SUPPLY A TI-IE HGWITZER ADVERTISER -'I,'.1"71'i7 363133 ' -lTU'iEQ M KG They sk FET--1 NE K V' Manufacturer oi Outiits ior Waiters and Cooks Barbers, Barkeepers, Butchers : :T Den tists and Surgeons : : STATE STREET E EETEEE ' THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER HATEIELD 64 SONS MORSE 64 RUGERS BOOTS, SHOES AND Ziailors anb Tlmporters 450 FIFTH AVE., NEAR FORTIETH ST. NEW YORK AK S OF HE FINEST UNIFORMS AND ADERS OF STYL S IN CIVILIAN DR SS 134 LEOOINOS EOR THE ARMY AND NAVY TO 140 DUANE STREET NEW YORK TH THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Cadet Laundry Iw iigfi EXPORT AND DOMESTIC TR Y be 'Francis C. wine Hardware o B 106 CHAMBERS STREET d. , ,- NEW YORK TELEPHONE, 189 CORTLANDT , 4' 4 Our Line is the Lar- fm W ,515 gear' Best and Most is used and recommended by the- :L - ' - , Qi, Complete. Write U5 largest lire-arms manufacturers in L H ggi- "Gu America. Experienced gun users every- fOI' Catalogue and where say it is the best rust preventative Egg? ' ' ' W ' lg , on earth-on water, too. Laundry Gulde. . if Being nigh: oil if enters the pores Elil sfllil P: W of the metal and forms an impercept- ,gg ible. covering tliat is moisture-proof Jw- , without making the gun sfrcky or Pl 1 greasytohhandle. Bfesgiog olllng the Y if nemec amsmsote nstg n, l Q l fi because it does not dry oui, gui, 5 ' Zi' harden,turnrafmcidccggecgdilst. , ., n same...0e 3 liz! Free Company. 53 3 Qi Washington Life Building, :Erin g New York, N. Y. .Bra-r.: 5 CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO , - When wriling to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer TI-IE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER MITH QWESSO The efhciency of a revolver depends upon the skill used in its rnanufactureg the satisfaction it gives on its ability to supply protection-together with compactness, lightness and beauty of finish. I ln these four points - . SMITH at WEssoN Re- volvers undeniably excel, be- cause for half a century the SMITH 8: WESSON COMPANY have devoted all their great re- sources to supplying the highest possible degree of accuracy and penetration to revolvers that are noted for their compactness, lightness and great beauty. SMITH 81 WESSON engraved on the bar- rel and the SMITH SL WESSON Monogram inlaid in the handle protect you against substitution. Look for these marks-they are Qual- ity Insurance. Smiih C9 Wesson Military Model 1905 Unequalled for power and accuracy. Made with solid frame, swing-out cylincler, double-actiong six shot, .38 SIVIITI-I Sc WESSON special U. S. service cartridge, and ' .32 Winchester repeating rifle cartridge. Front cylinder lock used in connection with regular locking pin makes the most perfect locking mechanism ever used on this style of arm-all wear is automatically overcome. This feature, with hardened tool steel bushings in frameland cylinder, makes closer joints with less friction, alignment of stock and cylinder assured by double locking. We would be pleased to supply all officers of the Army and Navy with a copy of " The Revolver." This booklet is very pleasing in appearance, and gives many excellent points regarding Target Shooting, Ammunition, Smolceless Powder, etc., with lifelike illustrations of SMITH 61 WESSON parts and models. Kindly send in your name. ' kb d S S f M PACIFIC COAST BRANCH SMITH 8: WESSON, 33- Stoc ri ge treet, pring ie , ass. 1346 Pm, S.,,A,.,,,.,,,,,C,,f When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer 39 THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Hi "Sunbeam" Canned Goods l N N f l Canastota Celery Co CANASTOTA, N. Y. Growers and Shippers o Choice Q Celery Q La g t Growers Most Careful Sh'pper l 'P l l i Hrc the Pure Dried KW 'W Egg meati 1 t I After being dissolved in wa 1 milk they are used like i S . Th h d'deggs,bt th s Obtamable Tk the-2 I ' H .1 KEITH co 72 south Marker sf., Boston, Mass When writing lp ad rtisers please mention The H THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER ' lllnsllmun 1 MMMMMMMEEMEEMM IIIUSI EUIJII gg , is Sw gbilgit 111 Uncle Sam knows that if he wants to ' , 333' make a good 'ofhcer he must begin with a X strong, healthy young man-and to make a j ' young man strong and healthy he gives him 1 the purest, best and most wholesome food to eat. West Point cadets eat Empson's Peas-do your boys? :: :: ' 1: :: X 1 THE EMIDSCDN PACPKING CO. LONGMONT, COLO. When writing to advertisers, please tn n The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 21951. -L , EEEA A F L E I S C H M A N N S B E my We 5 coMPnEssEnYE S W 2 ami?-,ix5'TQ'-NW" , , ffm qw PwvsgkWX H AS NO EQUAL Ag Ig X X Q EX XXX XX X --f' -:aww sb ' 5 X Wm wi NMR' 4' -"' 1 ,Q i f f n g J. if G. L 1 P P M A N N ',"4, X j11?i1 WK 5 ,L ff f W H 0 L E s A L E R s P ' i .-'L ' R' Ll gi-ii, 7. fQ'I:.' ',"- 5'f'l'Iif:-Q"3515'5T5.7 U4 I A 4 . 1 :lf QQ Q.ffQj5f'.fjff -.,AQ ' - f I Correspondence Invited i1:'?.'?HfV- -V rf -:, -5 ., LT 5 32i-23112:-552 iff 55342: i?331ff.5f'Q'-:' 7 z 127 E . " 558 ana 540 Washington street E'+1'.1::'t,'1:g,-5252321 40 and 42 Harrison Street When writing to adve rlisers, please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER Stephen m. Bull wholesale Grocer VMWNNRXQN . J li 52 52, 2 Q M. 'Q C CD l""l X 65 S 95083 NHHQH Z-. C-,5 ASHBURN CROSB W nib? 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' ' , Q tained the following paragraph in lts society columnct I . 1 A' ' tr. 1 I L -The Waslxlngton Evening Star of December 28 con-I i'There were a number of West liolnt cadets- in Lge! pity on theh Christmas leave, who uexe p easan 5 conspicuous In their natty gray uniforms with the bul- Set buttons, which they are required to wear on all pub- 'llc occasions, The handsom c s a seen at the National Theater ln e som r p ay o e "Prince pt India" and who later enjoyed the rollicking concert 'ol Kyrle Bellew and Miss Ida. Conquest's fascinating ,appearance ln the French play of "Brigadier Gerard" were not the sons of Major Kerby, as has been sur- jrnlsed. but personal friends :mtl admirers oi the orlgl- gnal of the "Boy Spy"-boyish experience ln war and a. veterrm's later experiences as an ex-consul and ex- :plorer of "The Land of To-Morrow." who was steering :the boys around the capital. or the trlo .the younger- Ilooldug cadet comes out nr-st or No. 1 in their class of 1907, whlle the stouter and andsome ltan of Ildlsslsslppl, enjoys the greater on Ao eing ie est member qt the Army foot ball team, recently defeated by the Navy. The tall and distinguished looking young -:nan taking E. L wis a protege ot Senators Kitt- -and ans roug , and a personal trlend ot Major Ifsrbyf' Tennis Rackets Restrung This has been our Specialty for about ten years we Please the Expert Player As well as the general trade " we give the best service in the united Sfdftgg N. Y. TENNIS RACKET CO. 447 W. 125th Street, N. Y. City y ENGINEERING TERM .x I? fs. ff'f' , , 'Z tgnaf' , N f 'lf'5fT'.'4-'Q'i WD f 3 LP' JI Av-J' ZKZQIVZEQ , W7 SAFE LIMIT OF SHEAR When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howilzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER , ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS BROKEN I LEADING HOUSE FOR I I ' COLLEGE ' O GISCINIIDYIERWOOD E N G N G IF IT'S BETTER lT'S n PRINTING ' UNDERWOOD f IF IT'S BEST IT'S MENUS UNDERWOOD DANCE PROGRAMS THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP TYPEWRITER CONTEST TTHEN I LB E SH ,MDSNS RE INVITATIONS GARDEN, :IEW YORIQT NhIfIfEM:sAN1?S19ogIV OIIEIHtI:IuR,Q:r:oM OOIIIIIIIIENOEMENT INVITATIONS MANUSCRWI AND Positive Degree : miss Eillian U. Bruorton Comparative Degree : mr. E. Otis Blaisdell FRATERNITY STATIONERY 64 wards W' minute superlative Degree : : miss Rose IZ. Fritz COMPLETE FACILITIES FOR TURNING -OUT COLLEGE PUBLICATIONS SPECIAL RATES TO FRATERNITIES AND CLASS COMMITTEES BEFORE ORDERING ELSEWHERE COMPARE SAMPLES AND PRICES 1108 CHESTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA 82 words per minute ALL USED' VISIBLE UNDERWOODS Mlss ROSE L. FRITZ, OPERATING AN U N DE RWOOD TYPEWRITER, NOT ONLY SUSTAINED HER TITLE AS CHAMPION TYPIST, BUT BROKE ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS. UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITER CO. NEW YORK ANYWHERE When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER AMERICAN WOOLEN CGIVIPANY BosToN,t MASS. Largest Manufacturers oi Originators and Manufacturers Woolen and Worsted Cloths oi Worsted Uniform Cloths for in the World Army Purposes TI1eseIVIiIitary Fabrics are pronounced Better than the Best Imported HIGHEST AWARDS THREE EXPOSITIONS When wrilin d I Th I-I TI-IE. HOWITZER ADVERTISER JOHN C. WINEIVIAN 84 CO. OF Smntailttuutil tif Smttwilmnttwil M A K E R S o F T H E B E ST l76 'Fifth HVQIIIIQ, bet. 22d dltd 23d Sts. GRADE OF clvn.lAN DRESS mwyork AT POPULAR PRICES 914 F STREET, N. W. ON .,E UWQWSWQUUU iatttnts MICH E0 f YQ t A E1 1 We R ., fig. , Evening Suits a Svecialtv ff KE.' ,.. pqff-:E l Special Rates to Hrmv and haw Officers and ,Cadets I When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer 47 THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER NEWARK TRUNK CO. I7 W. 42nd STREET - NEW YORK CITY , Cr' " r ff- 4 . fa y frrw- sf ,, 1 ' .5 g-1 - fee-- ' -W ' Z: '7:-ar:-,'-'ri :xe frf-A '?'w..-Q'L-1.2.02 f'-ff' V' ' '- .-'T-' . , .ff H '--.sf - - - . ju - '- :fre 911- fi? XX in .,' ' 2-: '. . --1 - .sr - '-'H' as a N 5, rj- ' ff gf X, i 5 E WERE Los1Nc. "FJ -.1 E, .I EE ..f'.. r I: Tl'-5 u . STYLE BLACK DIAMOND, PRICE, 514.00 Q Size: 36 in. long, I9 in. high, ZI in. wide. This Gent's Trunk is covered with light sheet iron instead ofcanvas. The comer clamps are all steelg has two cold- drawn steel bands on the front, top and backg also four slats on the bottom. Swing tray, with,a com- partment that has a form for a Silk I-lat or Derbyg also has the Yale non-pickable, solid brass, inde- structible lock. Made in canvas, instead of sheet steel, at the same price. Called style Brown Diamond NOI WE'RE WINNING Cadet Shoe Dressing USED AT WEST POINT Q A liquid that dries on the leather, and produces a polish with rubbingl Q Excellent for patent leather, calf and all kinds of dry black leather. Put up in I0 and 25-cent bottles, and in tin tubes, suitable for mailing, at I5 and 30 cents respectively. In quan- tities of one gross or more, can be ordered through Purchasing Commissaries. Q For single package, if not for sale in your vicinity, send to the RAVEN GLOSS IVIFG. COMPANY 81 White St. New York 48 When w g to advertisers, please mention The I-Iowitzer Tl-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER T , Ed EE LLESS E5 SYSTEM ef n s ' if K - 1 1 if ' l w. 9 . . r F or hanging clothes ln closet, wardrobe or locker: :Nj Six full suits perfectly arranged in fourteen lnches of space. -l ,- .ry Each garment independent of the others. X fi, 5 Made of wood, and felt padded. l 3 l Cannot rust or mark the clothes. 5-. , -l The saving on pressing alone will pay for a set in thirty days., I A . Inn wi Our Guarantee: after thirty days trial we refund your money lf not satisfactory. 5 ' fi-5 ' Six suits and Hangers and one fourteen-inch closet bar, price, complete, 32.50 j :iff f 1 ' Economical Y , 'Hill 1 41 -.iV , , f l . J. -X Vegetable , ,. 3 The. . . l l - - K -s 'fi "tl is f - ' - - 'f Peelm g Llfe:Sav1ng Ip' L a me " 1215 c -' Fire sca e L f C 1 4-.' VWGY H 1 Xia- p Q' Q 'L fi g" 2 Qg1TDPFgl:g,'Il:. PUT IN OPER- " lj Ready in an instant. Can neither break nor burn. QI Now in use everywhere, ,.-. ,, Ill A Collapsible Steel Ladder, tested to sustain l500 'll Makes West Point more famous than ever. f1iJ,x,5 wg-b V to 3500 lbs. ql Feels 3 bushel of Vegetables in fhfee minutes- Peels I f i- ll?-5 V 'll Esllecially adapted to Dormitories, Colleges, etc. potatoes, carrots, parsnips, turnips, beets, onions and ' f- , . . apples, and will also grate horse-radish. 'Peelsandhwashes '26, , , 111 When not in use, the Escape folds itself into small gre vggeltlabljs without the intervention of dirty or fiyla compass on 3 strong wood base, which 15 fastened to lm an S- -ee . - 111 Saves 50 per cent. of vegetables. Saves cost of the 'fl , ll the Heel Heal: a wmdow' . machine in a single month, and keeps on saving. "7'i' f'3 f1 l t 111 El'lCaSeCl ln a handsome COVCI, lt makes a good 3 Eel? N? -" ?5?,ii'Y 'mt butts' in We mm- Q5 - window seat- 2 l I nee, net, .ol I .,,,., , ..,., ,A,.,. ..... . V X I I h . ' fth . d f it l Y b h 1- h - ' - - In ',- X all By sxmpyt rowing rt out o e win ow, a sa e ex 33312, ne3Sf'Co.ll'lg-l ree minutes hand or light 4, 'S is assured. SEND FOR ENJE L SCEU TTIF G ig i W E ST EETQ IVE Ya I When writing to advertisers , please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZ ER ADVERTISER "Y um , mfg Z I , ,f ',f Q 10.41-E , You cannot get out of T',?f'j"! a proposition that which 'fly lf' it doesn't contain. Under the magic touch of the ldv' Isa' wand, the doves come, not from ,fl the rnagicianls sleeve, but straight Uv ffl from the ll li lfem Stetson Hat Briefly, hat quality, hat beauty, hat finish, hat style and hat durability, place the Stetson on the heads of particular men and keeps it there. JOHN B. STETSON LCOIVIPANY PHILADELPHIA NUT THE GHEAPEST I NUT THE DEAREST BUT THE HAT BEST WORTH ITS PRICE Nou: BETTER MADE- 605:607:609 Broadway, New York A. L. STARIN Uiailor to College Ilben Ten-Fifty Chapel Street - Opposite Vanderbilt I-Iall NEW HAVEN CONN. 50 When wriri cl risers ple RSS In H THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER 1.uCn.uus moseusv C, D031-ER ,Q 00, TOGGERY SHOP Es"'b"s"ed 1856 4 f RTH A vffv E Rzcama 8 OU I U 4 '7Yle,n'4 'fuzznfflfvirtqo New York 'wloclarcufe 33 Market Street, Po'keepsie, N. Y. EDWARD A. NELSON m' i'0" unitorms for Ilrmv 0iticers .. .ana... A Bigbzfirade Qivilian Clothes 35 Market Street PCUCQI-IKEEPSIE, N, Y. AT nto0ERA TE PRICES When writing to advertisers lease mention The A THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER VAN DEUSEN E. S. ALPAUGH 8a CO. Eommission merchants Cold Storage and Freezing SPECIALTIES: Rooms P I E Steamships and Hotels Sup- ou try' ggs' i D 3 i Q I U E i Q K : I E plied Dressed Meats and Provisions 16 TO 24 BLOOMFIELD STREET 17 'ro za Lolzw AVENUE H 'M WEST WASHINGTON MARKET A : 5 i Eatabl shed 1864 Tel. 224-225 Chelsea BACOE No preservative other ghan common 0 A salt Complies with 'au National ana stare D' Pure Egod lgws ORRS MILLS, N. Y. Exquisite flavor Breeder and Exhibitor White and Columbianewyandottes Fowls and Light Brahma Bantams C A , WINNERS AT NEW 'YORK AND LONDON . ' D awer A Sf ck f6l' Sale Established 1867 HUDSON, N. Y. r V 0 I 0 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Hnwitzer THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER Siandarcf 1Mali Exfract FOR BAKERS' USE Should be used in aIl the bread eaten by American soldiers, Increases the digestibility of the bread and materially aids in converting its potential energy into lighting energy. West Point men know this. Commissaries should write us for the WHY, WHEREFORE AND HOW. Mall Specialisls Manufacturers of the 49' BUSHWICK AVENUE MALTZYME Preparations BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 6 5 Z BROCKSIDE 1 I iL .VEGETABLE -.- F I A R M A full line of Choice Vegetables always ,ready for Prompt Shipment Q B 5 E Everything in its Season R. T. ICROFTS, R- F-D-Nm 3, Newburgh, N. Y. ACCORDING TO REGULATIONS " I Q es- 0 When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howilzer 53 TI-IE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER if ,w ,-4 I - :' ., 3,5 egg, ..:..,. A A ,.p V ff- ,f . I f' - ,'-' eff --':-1 ., ' , . A 1 V- . V- E .,', V f - . I , I, 'wa I ' I f feta, f 'I OP N0 I CI-H QlJALI'I'Y J I ,,,, RMOUR'S Veribest Meats are " U. S Inspected " -of ef' f course. This insures purity, but the Armour method in- sures quality. TOP NOTCH QUALITY, wholesome, A E in ,H , appeltizlilngi dainty kind characteristic of the Armour products for I near y a a century. I b CL Wlien cook walks out and guests Walk in ARHQUIVS Q MEATS will save the day. Try a can of Veribest Pork and Beans. They may be used for a salad and served with Sliced Ox if Tongue. 11, Baked Beans Sandwiches may be made of them and ' Y' served hot or cold. G1 They may be cooked with various Veribest - Deviled or Potted Meats in the chafing d-sh. Q1 As a luncheon .I ' dish, heated simply in a saucepan or chafing dish, they may be -H, " served with fried or stuHed tomatoes, stuffed potatoes or onions, - 'f l or served with macaroni with tomato sauce. A' 3 CHICAGO ARNIOUR A D CUMPANY CHICAGO n - Iroentcco eaown IN THE ENGINEERS' GARDEN, , "After smoking one of these, I gave the other ninety-nine lo Goat Spencer."-Mlclz Slaver II Recommended P0 and Hans the Llghlfooted 'LWith theexception of'Sweet CaporaI'and'BicycIe,' they are the hes! ever."-Bruc1eBraaId1e Bulller When writing to advertisers, please mention The Howilzer. THE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER , PARADIGNQD SKYLIGHTS Paradigm ireproof Windows g'-flIVkF'1-v'2I'4'K5"-vQlNfK5" Extensively used by U. S. Government, leading Railways and Manufacturing Firms. lJ10ver three million feet installed. lJI5end for details sw T ARTHUR E. RENDLE THE BEST LAUN DRIES OF AMER Qblmzwnuce A d d"es"'e CADET LAUNDRY TTSSSOTLETF MADE ONLY BY EQ-emnm QIBDHQUMQQUUQ works 18 WEST 54th STREET, NEW YORK All P. M. E., 3C3H5fONO2J3,SiO2!H2Oln When writing to cl I ' Th H 'zer 56 When TI-IE I-IOWITZER ADVERTISER I U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY I Z SGUVENIR JEWELRY S PINS, FOBS, CUFF BUTTONS, BELT BUCKLES, Cl L... Q SOUVENIR SPOONS, ETC. FRATERNITY, CLASS, SOCIETY, ETC., PINS AND Foss MADE TO ORDER Seal Pins for Zolleges, Schools and Universities Madcbt JOHN FRICK, Jefuiiliazfsf 8 LIBERTY PLACE fOpp. Gorham SiIver Co., 23 Maiden Lanel NEW YORK CITY MIt Z INSURANCE is the Income that Outlives You! It is the Monthly Pay Check that Goes On! There is No Substitute for It! An ofhcer is able to provide for his family while he lives, but at his death, if he has not an income outside of his pay, what will become of them? Wherever failure to live means financial loss to his family, there is a call for insurance, and his foresight is better than his family's aftersight. Under the Policy offered by the PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY to Army and Navy ofhcers January l, 1907, aim Sams Premium Us Qitiargsit Qttnssrs as Us Qtsrrinffgsd Qtiitlltanus Dividends are paid every live years. No Extra Premium charged in lime of peace or war for service in any part of the world. One month of grace is given, without interest, in the payment of all premiums after the first, during which time the policy remains in force, and it can be arranged that one-I'1aIf of the Policy be paid by wire and the balance paid upon receipt of proofs of death. On account of State Laws these policies cannot be issued to oflicers who are located at the time the Policy is issued in the States of New Yorlc or Louisiana. Please let me give you ligures on a policy at your age. My business is confined to Army and Navy Insurance. A. W. IVICNEILL Manager Army and Navy Department thi? Pflidtttlldl 'IIISUYGRCQ "The Army and Navy Insurance Man " GQ. Qf HmQfica 3d Floor Prudential North Bldg., Newark, N. writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer THE HOWITZER ADVERTISER SEP-VER MORRISON l b G11-LESFLIE C0llll'l,S lllllllllllsj Service Tllllllll WAGNER 2 Z years Fatter every day PRITCHETT STEESE 1 l CHILTON 5M months IOZ months 7 months Would you believe il:7 Now getting bald Much younger lo-day KEY TO N The Howitzer's Prize Puzzle J By l906 n Looks wise, bu L- r erm size and weight, with all compartments to hold just what you need in the fieldg 38.00. Model meets requirements of new General O d ' ' Our Babe Q CAIZVO 4 5 y ars Before naturalization ARTHUR ROBERT CALVO Class of I907, U. S. M. A. Associate Editor of "The Howitzeru and the Hlrurlough Book." Author of " A Polyglot Phrase Book and Reader," "Helpful Se n d fo I- Co m D1 e f e lllu st,-a f e d price Li 515, Hints to Goaty Yeailingsf' "Me and Noah Webster: A L V Summary of the English Language," etc., etc. x Q K j, HENRY K. COALE, fE.LB'El' S 156 WASHINGTON STREET. CHICAGO When writing to aduertisers, please mention The Howitzer 57 TI-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER HIM? E N CCG I-I Q L A Q , RUGU T R Q ESUGNE S AND ETLAXWL IEGU ILU TS 5 A 'Q El lk , 9 of our original ideas and ex- and dataof our customers' sizes, agtliies Ebblfd if gi"2f0'uvi clusive novelties are service re- Special requirements, etc., are t e ost XC ange- l . . . , kept to the letter, and carefulness in handling de- Garters Underwear -"'1T' qulsltes gotten up In accordance with wg' sirecl changes assures a perfect Ht and the right Hub! Hose Collar Bullons C4 W' HATCH gestions furnished by friendly ofhcers, and article supplied on mail orders. That we may Towels While Gloves F. J. DEAN C.W.KOOLAGE J . now in great demand because they are peculiarly adapted to the needs of Army ofhcers. obtain this is our main object in representation at West Point. Then, no matter where stationed, a postcard or letter enumerating your wants is all that is necessary. Handkerchiefs Clothes Hangers and so on, of our own and other standard makes. Prices quoted on request. Guar- anteecl. YQLXSHED l REASONABLE HIGHEST STANDARD is MY ENE YVUYYF We 4? "ffm 'Yds I Wg ' is in Lmiwie TRADE MARK UNIFCE MS EV E RUEIPMENTSS ' 19 AND 21 WEST 31sTST.,NEW YORK BETWEEN BROADWAY AND STH AVE. IvIAIL ORDERS A SPECIALTY CATALOGS ON REQUEST I ll CABLE ADDRESS, "WARUNICO," N. Y. XQMEI 9 T ' . RELIABLE - ., I? ei lg, ,43.r:.'zLu,, gy sr- ALA' : fe l ,-::ftx'i51f.j,,.- " :Eff l '- sflft A 3 ,354 .1 L ' ' 7 :Ps f ' - A E 151, I .'g:::..+ 1 . SW, 4. :Elf I ' ss F , . 51" f ' - w.I'l' i 3.-2 if"Q-I.,51- when writing to advertisers, please mention The Howitzer TI-IE HOWITZER ADVERTISER QQQ QQQQQQQQQ some Recent Books ireiiiythe Hewitzer Press . "AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON 'HOW TO CATCH AN EARLY MORNING TRAIN WHEN IT lSN'T THERE.'l' By .lolin Henry Lott. " Full of pathos:"-Fauntley Muse Miller. " Exceedingly crisp."-Dusenbury. I 2. "THE NECESSITY FOR A MORE EFFICIENT MAIL SERVICE." An Essay by Dailey, G. F. N. 3 " HOW TO CARVE A DUCK." By Barton K. Yount. EXTRACTS: " In passing anything, to insure delivery, give it to the recipient in the lap." I' Don't mind the tableware 5' the maid will pick things up off the floor.' 'I Very STRIKINGN'-Steesa. 4. "THE INVENTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE OMNIBUS AS A FIRING ARM." By Coleman. 5. "THE MENTAL WORKINGS OF A GREAT JURlST'S MlND.'l By Bultler. 6. "WHY I WENT TO NORTHFIELDX' By Sullivan. 7. "POINTS OF RESEMBLANCE BETWEEN NAPOLEON AND MYSELF." By Wheeler, W. R. 8 "THE ROMANCE OF l-IUGGING A TAC." By Father Ganoe. QQQQQQQQQQQQQ at .at CHOICE OF THE ARMY .at if . , ,ffl r.,-',: I - ' , - l-i--1- V ' ,. f. . Y MIB-1, e .:5resa, 55g1.-,511 '3- . 22 e L- Jap' '.4a,fQ:..:,f'zf+:'1.eg -- WEBSTERS -- r eal lf .. . . 121 . f Wtlsrgyg -2 ' ':g'.'55. "1znmmNu.F I Q P5 "I if or "mummy-1' ff? fE:.t2es1,i5ge5.5g.5:25951 -1: If .. -s I 9 'niIef.-212212115-ra..1.1--,et T L " 1 fnifwf 534 .. n lnsumun-r ' D1 f ..a::-3:v.,'- mari -a -. ef 'WMM -. f 'H YJIJMDLI-5 yn- . -ff ' p 'WMF' I " -1r:ieet,aQpz-ff- in . . .. in . . get . . N .. ', Xs ' - ' e-' .ff . -.1s:w.:1:.,-g.y.g' V-f we "Q Efillfiiifl - :iii-' "li .ae " . fs: .ee 4 L .' .3 ,. 51:1-33,-'ffl'f.Q7-'.'i'2i-f.i-2" '5- il--- : size QZEEQL-'j-C2'1'S'-e1:1-.1ff,-1.12QQ-2111535-1I',:.-. :-.':1 ,J Wlrif2m1'?'-Exif?-Y'-'W' -rw-:fe-nszy 1, ,rr--v1.3-ii! LT.-GEN. ADNA R. 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