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' ' i r Copyright, THAD. A. BROOM CHARLES S. HEITMAN WILLIAM WHIPPLE, JR. HOWITZ 1930 ER T II K A 1 A I. OF T II E LT i I T E D STATES i l 11 !• S 0¥ CADETS l ' : ITEI» !«»TATEJ » 3IILITAIIV A ' A«E. IV WEST POIINT :VEW YORK mmy .-- DEDICATION NOT FORGETTING MATURER MEN BUT MERELY WITH A CLOSER BOND OF SYMPATHY WITH THOSE MORE NEAR- LY OUR CONTEMPORARIES, WE DEDI- CATE THIS BOOK TO THE STRONG HEART, THE CLEAN MIND, THE HEALTHY BODY, THE GREAT TRADI- TIONS, THE SUPERIORITY TO MONEY, THE UNSULLIED HONOR, THAT ARE THE AIM OF A YOUTH SPENT IN THE SERVICE rrrpUnfff 3- Page Four i Page Five Miiiimuiiiiiuiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiMmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiniiiiiiiiuuiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiHiuuniuiiiitiuiiHiiiiiliiHiunuiiii illlll»llll l lllll l ll l lliniliiiiiii i i i i i i i i i iu i iiiii; i i i »ii i iiiii i inii i iii i iiiii i ii [i iii i iMi™ ii i i u i i i i ii iii iiiiii i iii in ii i i Miiii i i i iiii i iini i u i ium» Page Seven iitiuiiiiiimiuiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiniiMMiimiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiimiiiiiiimiimiiniriiiiiiiitiiinrKl Page Eight M A .1 O R - 4 E :% E R A L WILLIAM R . SMITH SIPERLNTENDENT Page ISine P i Cadets, and to preserve in permanent form the personalities and events which have for four years molded our lives. " The Howitzer " is only inci- dentally an example of the bookmaker ' s art; its true merit lies in its embodiment of the spirit of West Point 1 % iiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiuiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiuiimi Page Ten liimuimiiiii - ,iiiun ii ii i i i i imi i iiiiiiiimiiiiiii i i i m i iiu i imiui i i iiiii ii M i n ii ii i Miiii ii iii r iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiKiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiimmnnmiiiininuiimiimiimiiiimmriiim Page Eleven iMI VIEWS OF WEST POI T l EST POINT, the Spartan mother. Surrounded by hills, dominating the river, the Military Acad- emy has for a hundred and twenty-five years molded the lives of men. And, decade by decade. the granite buildings have grown up, each with a function and a personality as uncompromising as those of West Point itself. They are the die whose every part is stamped upon the man whose memory quickens at the name West Point. fi. iitiiiimiiiiiiniiniiii iii i i ii i inii i i iii inii i ii i mii i i i Mni Page Twelve I y » Page Thirteen Page Fourteen Page Fifteen i i i C E T n A I. II A K R A C K S y j Page Sixteen i i 1 Page Seventten w, ' J) X l II T H B A R It A € K S ' iiiiiim«[iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiiuiiinuiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiii iiimniiii miiiiiiiiiiiiii -. Page Eighteen Page Nineteen Page Twenty Page Ttventy-one I n CITLLUM HALL ■ff-- A n I iiiMimumiiir Page Twenty-two I TROPHY POINT Page Twenty-three Page Tuienty-four , l ' . T II K A i A D E l I C II O A II II MAJOK-GE.MiRAL ll.l.lAM K. Smith, Su ixrinlcndrnt Colonel Charles P. Echols, Professor oj Mathematics Colonel Liriis H. Holt. Professor of History. Economies and Covernment Colonel Clifton (;. Carter, Professor of yatural and Rxperinuntal Philosophy Colonel M. A. W. Shockley, Professor of Military Hygiene Lieutenant-Colonel Roger G. Alexander, Professor of Drawing Lieutenant-Colonel William A. Mitchell, Professor of Civil and Military Engineering Lieutenant-Colonel William E. Morrison, Professor of Modern Languages Lieutenant-Colonel Clayton E. Wheat, Professor of English Lieutenant-Colonel Chauncey L. Fenton, Professor of Chemistry and Electricity Lieutenant-Colonel Robert C. Richardson, Jr., Commandant of Cadets Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander G. Gillespie, Professor of Ordnance and Gunnery Lieutenant-Colonel Frank W. Halliday, Professor of Law Page Twenty-five Lieutenant-Colonel Willl m A. Mitchell DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND MILITARY ENGINEERING M HE course of instruction in Engineering; includes plane surveying and laying out of construction work; the slide rule; the development and transmission of power and the theory and use of mechanical devices for its application to useful work; the mechanics of engineering, engineerin g materials, frame struc- tures, construction of roads, water supply, sewerage, fortifications, and other military engineering works. Military Art and History are also taught by the officers of the Department of Civil and Military Engineering. This course includes the study of the principles of strategy and grand tactics, and selected portions of military history especially suitable for illustration of these principles. Special effort is made by the instructors to emphasize the basic principles underlying all military art and engineering science. It is impossible to teach all of the facts of these subjects: therefore, the student is taught only such fundamental facts as are needed to fit him later for acquiring the informa- tion used in the many different kinds of work demanded of an Army officer to carry out his duties properly. ' ' li Page Twenty-six Page Twenty-seven _. i Colonel Clifton C. Carter DEPAKT3IE T OF NATURAL A D EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY X O regular course was given in Natural and Experunental Philosophy until the Act of Congress of April 29, 1812, created tlie Department of Natural and Experimental Philosophy- It appears that during the first few yf ars of the department ' s existence " the instruction was most elementary in character. The only apparatus in the professor ' s possession to illustrate his subjects were a Field Transit antl a Clock. " Enfield ' s " Institutes of Natural Philosophy " was the first text-book regularly used. In 1820 the Academic Board established a definite course based on this Treatise, under Professor Jared Mansfield (1812-1828). Professor Edward H. Courtenay (1829-1834), replaced the geometrical method of presenta- tion, previously used by the analytical method involving the use of the calculus. Professor William H. C. Bartlett ( 1836-1871 ) , returned to the geometrical method of treatment from 1850 to 1853 when he again adopted in his " Elements of Analytical Mechanics " the analytical method, making extensive use of the differential and integral calculus. Professor Peter S. Michie (1871-1901), continued the use of Pro- fessor Bartlett ' s text with minor changes until the adoption in 1886 of his own text " Elements of Analytical Mechanics, " which followed the rigid mathematical method. Professor William B. Gordon (1901-1917), continued the course on lines similar to those followed bv Professor Michie. His texts on Sound and Light (1906), and on Mechanics (1910), were used until 1917. During the World War, due to the abbreviated curriculum, a complete course was not given. Upon the re-establishment of the four-year course. Professor Clifton C. Carter ( 1917- ) , introduced a com- pletely revised course to include: The Slide Rule; Precision of Measurements and Graphical Methods; College Physics; Technical Mechanics; Hydraulics; and Aerodynamics. The co urse includes also ten lectures in General Astronomy. Laboratory work was introduced in 1918 and has been continuously presented since that date. Approximately three hundred and twenty recitation hours are devoted to these sid)jects. Standard texts are used. At present, the course parallels in scope and method of presentation those given in the same sub- jects at the standard technical institutions in this country. Page Twenty-eight - ! (ol.oNKL (;. (... ( VRifcK, l ' ri lrssor Captain A. C. Smith Captain M. A. Coui.ks CaPT IN J. L. H WDEN CvpTMN F. F. Reed M Ji K J. K. CoNM.is, Assislanl I ' roffssiir - - I.IEITEN T I). J. LeeHEV LlEl TEN NT M. B. CrANDALL LlEUTEN NT 1,. I,. I.EMNITZER I IEITEN NT F. B. K INE 2ND LIEUTENANT T. A. Sl»IS I.IEl TEN NT P. H. TlM( ll I.lKl TEN NT F. S. (ilBSClN P H I I. O S 41 V H V exactly one-half. The term " .MKAN ERROR " which is seldom used, as the SQUARE ROOT OF THE ARITHMETICAL MEAN SQUARES OF THE ERRORS. A study of the Curve of Error y= N T and certain matherr ductions lead to t Also ror of a Single Observation. the Ordinate which diN-ides the half 0.4769 n in - 1 ) n f the Mean of n Observations HNn- 1 .-cissa of the Point of Inflecti idual the Ordinate passing through the half area, OXY 118 p. e. 0.80 n = 1.18 P. E. = Page Twenty-nine Colonel Charles P. Echols DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Mhe foundation of the academic course at West Point rests with the Department of Mathematics. From tlie inauspicious beginnings of West Point to the present day, the authorities have contended, that by the thorough absorption of this subject the student receives that instruction which underlies the making of a vahiable officer. Precision, attention to detail, and sound reasoning to an intelligent conclusion are factors which determine success in the Profession of Arms. With the inauguration of the United States Military Academy in 1802, two instructors. Captain Javel A. Mansfield and Captain W. A. Barron, of the Corps of Engineers, were appointed instructors in Mathe- matics. The instruction at this early date was divided into three parts: the elements of geometry, algebra, and the use of surveying instruments. Captain Barron was appointed Acting Professor of Mathematics and continued in this capacity until 1807. Under the Act of Congress approved April 25, 1812, reorganizing the Army, a professorship of Mathe- matics was provided for. On April 13, 1813, Captain Partridge was appointed to the professorship which he held until September, being then transferred to the Department of Engineering. He was succeeded by Andrew Ellicot, 1813-1820; Charles Davis, 1823-1837; Albert E. Church, 1837-1878; E. W. Bass, 1878- 1898; Wright P. Edgerton, 1898-1907. In 1907, Charles P. Echols, the present incumbent, became head of the department. For the purpose of instruction and recitation in the Mathematical Department each class is divided into convenient sections of from ten to fifteen members each. Each mendjer of the section is required to recite dailv on the advance or review lesson. Points not well understood are carefully explained by the instructor. The present course of mathematics is divided into two years ' instruction. In the fourth class year algebra is completed in alternation first with plane and solid geometry, then with plane and spherical trigonometry. Plane analytical geometry is begun. The third class year embraces plane and solid analytical geometry and descriptive geometry, both being concluded in alternation. The calculus, differential and integral, and the theory of least squares complete the course. Page Thirty Colonel C V. F,( hols, I ' mfcs Lieutenant H. W. Holt LlEUTE.NANT R. M. MoNTALl E Lieutenant L. F. Rhodes Lieutenant D. G. Shin«.i.er Lieutenant H. H. D. Heiberi. Lieutenant W. W. Bessell Lieutenant J. W. Moreland Lieutenant G. D. Adxmson M joR H. K. Miner. Associate I ' rofessor ( M ' TMN (;. A. Counts. Assistant Hrojcssor Lieutenant A. N.Tvnner.Jr. Lieutenant R. C. Pvrtriix.e I itUTEN NT K. J. M( (; u Lieutenant A. R. Tx ' lor Lieutenant L. R. Buli.ene Lieutenant J. A. .Samouce Lieutenant K.W.Hisgen Lieutenant H. J. ' oodbi rv Lieutenant F. J. Wilson l.IEl TENANT C. V nR. St.IIU LER Lieutenant L. C. Leonard Lieutenant M. E. Gross Lieutenant A. C. Spalding Lieutenant F. L. Beadle Lieutenant J. F. Torrence, Jr. Lieutenant E. E. Partrid(;e Lieutenant V. C. Stevens Lieutenant J. P. Shumate Lieutenant R. W. Berry Lieutenant W. A. Samouce 2nd Lieutenant W. N. Underwood l A T II K M A T M N Page Thirty-one 1 1 u 7 , Lieutenant-Colonel Chalncey L. Fenton DEPAKT IENT OF CHE IISTRY AXD ELECTRICITY he Department of Chemistry and Electricity, whicli from its foundation included the kindred sub- jects of mineralogy and geology, owes its origin to the Surgeon General, Doctor Joseph Lovell. In 1820 he proposed to the Superintendent, Major Thayer, that Doctor James Cutbush be appointed Post Surgeon at West Point with instructions to deliver a course of lectures in chemistry to the First and Second Classes. The proposal was gratefully accepted and the first lecture was given on October 9, 1820. Doctor Cutbush was not a medical man, but a practical chemist, and the only medical functions ever performed by the Department began in 1886 when a solicitous and parental Congress decreed that physiology, hygiene and the effects of alcohol and narcotics should be taught to all Cadets. In 1905 these latter subjects were transferred to the newly created Department of Military Hygiene. In 1858 the subject of electricity had become of such scientific importance that it was deemed advisable to include it in the curriculum. The Department of Chemistry fell heir to this new branch of learning which it has continued to foster up to the present time. An important change took place in the Department in 1919 when mineralogy and geology were dropped due to the pressure of new developments in chemistry and electricity. While the Department has always kept in mind the requirements of the Military Service, it has never lost sight of the goal expressed in General Tillman ' s Chemistry, that " the information given should be that most useful, improving and gratifying to educated men. " Page Thirty-tuo I LlEUTEN M-C()i.oNF.i. C L. Femon, I ' mfi ' snor Major T. W. Clarkson. Asahlant Professor Captain B. H. Perry Lieutenant E. F. Hwmond Lieutenant E. A. Roitheau 2nd Lieutenant F. L. Ankenbrani Lieutenant M. P. Cn n Mr,K Lieutenant W.J. Morton Lieuten vnt H. W. Seric 2Nn Lieutenant (;. E. Galloway Lieutenant A. M. ( ri enther Lieutenant F. L. Rash Lieltkn nt I ' . W. Shunk i II K l I i T II V A II K L li:i T It I 4 I T Y 7) Page Thirty-three Lieutenant-Colonel Roger G. Alexander D E P A K T 31 E N T OF DRAWING A HE Department of Drawing was founded in 1803 under an Act of Congress of that year authorizing the appointment of one Teacher of Drawing with the pay and emoluments of a Captain in the Army. The earlier occupants of the position were of foreign birth and education, but in 1834, Robert W. Weir, a prominent young American artist, was appointed Teacher of Drawing. He became Professor of Draw- ing in 1846 and served as such until 1876. The painting over the altar in the Old Chapel and the large portrait of Col. Thayer in Grant Hall are his works. He was followed by Charles W. Larned, 1876- 1911; Edwin R. Stuart, 1911-1920, and Roger G. Alexander, 1920- The course in early years was limited to the drawing of figures, fortifications and topographical plans. Interesting examples of paintings by Cadets are now in the department, including the work by the celebrated artist, James A. McN. Whistler, done when he was a Cadet. Interesting drawings are also on file by such distinguished military leaders as Grant, Sherman and Meade. While examples of early topographical plans have not been preserved, the Academy points with pride to the accomplish- ments of nnuiy graduates who took the leading part in the exploration, reconnaissance and mapping of our great northwest country. In more recent years as arms and ecpiipment of armies have become more elaborate and complicated and as warfare itself has become more highly technical, the course in drawing has become less artistic and steadily more technical in nature. It now includes the elements of mechanical, arcliitectural and topographical drawing with special reference to their a] plications in the Army. The aim of the present course is to give practical instruction and a reasonable skill in drafting, together with a general knowledge of drafting room practice and an ability to read and use the draw- ings and maj)s intelligently. Page Thirty-four k m¥ ' ji ' Colonel R. (i. Alexander, Professor M vjor F. B. Inclls, Assislant Professor Captain H. A. Cooney Lieutenant J. S. Bradley Lieutenant A. E. OTlaherty Lieutenant C. W. Cowles Lieutenant R. T. Bennison Lieutenant L. E. Sr.iiicK Lieutenant J. M. Pesek 2nd Lieutenant K. W. Treacy Lieutenant F. G. Davis Lieutenant F. R. Pitts Liei tenxnt R. E. CinNnLER II II A W I U Page Thirty-five Lieutenant-Colonel Willl4m E. Morrison DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES i W RENCH has been taught at the Military Academy from its earliest days. The study of Spanish was introduced in 1854. These subjects, for many years taught separately, were combined under a single head in 1882 and the Department of Modern Languages came into existence at that date. The study of English was also under the jurisdiction of the Department until 1908. The purpose of the Department of Modern Languages is, within the limitations of the allotted time, to give all Cadets a basic and well-rounded knowledge of French and Spanish, including a fair ability to understand and use the written and spoken word. In the higher sections the courses are designed to develop considerable proficiency and ease in conversation. In all sections a foundation is laid for further progress and sufficient instruction is given to permit future access to the military, scientific and general literature of the two countries. Page Thirty-six j: 31 O II E II L A 4; I A O E «» Lt.-( ' (ii.. W. E. Morrison, Professor Major T. I). Fim.ev, Associate Professor Spanish Captain L. Van H. Di rkke Lieutenant C. J. Barrett, Jr. Lieutenant G. S. Armes Lieutenant W. G. Johnson Lieutenant H. M. Enderton Third Class French Major T. G. Peyton Captain H. A. Brickley Captain A. E. Fox Lieutenant John H lkston Lieutenant T. H. Vol . Lieutenant M. I). Taylor Fourth Class French Major R. M. Levy Captain W. W.Jenna CAPTAIN Donovan Swvnton Captain L. V. Warner Lieutenant R. W. Raynsford Lieutenant G. L. Dewey Lieutenant A. L. Keyes Lieutenant E. E. Count Civilian Instructors Louis Vauthier Andre Bouttes Juan Sespluces Page Thirty-seven Lieutenant-Colonel Frank W. Halliday DEPARTMENT OF LAW Lhe teaching of law at the Military Academy goes back to the earliest days, the first written record being foiuid in the Regulations for 1816 which prescribed that " a course in ethics shall include natural and political law. " Until 1874, law instruction was given in the Department of Geography, History and Ethics, of which department the chaplain was professor. Although recommended by the Board of Visitors in 1848, and again in 1859, a separate Department of Law was not established until 1874, when Congress provided that " the Secretary of War may assign one of the judge advocates of the Army to be professor of law. " The first text-book was Vattel ' s Law of Nations, adopted in 1821, then the leading authority on Inter- national Law. Rawle ' s View of the Constitution was studied by the Class of 1826, and possibly by 1827, but it was never officially adopted as a text-book. This book taught that a state had a legal right to secede from the Union, and this was the basis for the contention advanced after the Civil War, that the Government taught " secession " at West Point, and therefore was directly responsible for the fact that many Southern officers left the Army to go with their States. Rawle was succeeded in 1828 by Kent ' s Commentaries which was used for botii International and Constitutional Law. The first text used in Military Law was De Hart adopted in 1858. It contained so much of Criminal Law and Evidence as was then considered necessary. Elementary Law must have been tauglit from the beginning although no text-book on that subject was used before 1897. All of the foregoing sui)jects have continued to be taught except International Law whicii was discontinued after the World War. By 1860, therefore, the course in law had assumed a form substantially as we know it today. Changes in texts and methods of instruction have been made to keep abreast of the times, but the subjects remain the same. y Page Thirty-eight LlEl TK.NANT-COLONEL F. W. HaIXIDAY, Prnjcssor CaPTAIN J. K. MoRRISETTE, Assistant Profrssor Captain B. F. Cafeey, Jr. c »i d Lieutenant H. B. Sheets r. .» A I T Lieutenant E. M. Brannon , „ Captain A. J. Touart Lieutenant E. H. Snodgr ss L A W Page Thirty-nine Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander G. Gillespie DEPARTMENT OF ORDNANCE AND GINNERY 7 ' ' ' A " IVo. 1 FIRE! " The Cadet gunner applied the torch to the vent with a flourish which nearly scorched the coat tails of his F. D. coat. CRASH! A huge cloud of black smoke enveloped the gun, the gun crew, and most of the spectators, but all eyes tried to penetrate it to see the result of the shot. A hit! On a target nearly a thousand yards up the river! Marvelous! Among the guests witnessing this exhibition of gunnery during the annual June week exercises of 1857 was probably Captain James C. Benton, the first regular Ordnance officer to be assigned in charge of the newly created Department of Ordnance and the Science of Gunnery. This exhibition was the grand finale of the course. Captain Benton organized the academic work in Ordnance along technical lines, leaving the practical handling of arms and artillery to the Tactical Department. Included among the subjects studied were the more simple aspects of gunpowder, pyrotechnics, cannon, the riflemusket, the projectile " in vacuo, " and resistance of the air. In 1861 he published the first Ordnance text-book used at the Military Academy. But time brings many, many things to pass. Gone is the gunnery exhibition, along with the round shot and the Columbiad. The original subjects have all undergone marvelous changes. The study of fuzes and primers, the design and manufacture of artillery material, explosives, and propellants, a sound theory of ballistics, sixteen-inch guns, the wonders of motorized artillery — have all been added to the list. Even that time-honored institution, that sole gleam of humor which illumines the prefaces of all the dreary tomes through which the Cadet must plod, that solemn statement to the eff ' ect that " ' the prin- ciples elucidated in this little volume are elementary in the extreme, " even that word of encouragement is missing from the new text-book, to the grateful relief of many present and future immortals — who still find all the difficulties there just as did the Cadet of the sixties. So Ordnance carries on. Page Forty A. IjKITFWNT (ioi.ONKI. A. (,. Irll.I.KSI ' IK, I ' rofrnnDr Captain H. A. Nislfy Lieutenant J. (i. Si fjiFR l IFl TENANT V . S. BrOBERG Lieutenant G. M. Taylor Lieutenant Granger Anderson o II n A X V E A n u V X iv e ii y Page Forty-one Colonel Lucius H. Holt DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, AND HISTORY Mhe Department of Economics, Government, and History is responsible for instructing the Third Class in History, and the First Class in Economics and Government. The History course consists of a survey of world history from the beginning of recorded civilization to the present time. The period of ancient history is covered briefly, the medieval and early modern periods are treated more fully, and the modern period is studied in detail. The aim of the History course is to give Cadets a knowledge of the bases of modern civilization through comprehensive review of the chief events and personalities of ancient and medieval history, and to acquaint them thoroughly with modern history. The course in Government deals with the origins of human institutions and the evolution of Govern- ment to include the Government of modern states, with particular emphasis upon our own Government and the live questions of contemporary politics. The course in Economics, which includes a short study of bookkeeping and accounting, covers the fundamental principles of economics and their practical application to the problems of money, banking, exchange, railroads, taxation, and the various phases of our present industrial era. Throughout the courses in Economics and Government the study of current events, through use of the daily papers, forms an important part of the required daily recitation. The Department aims to give the Cadets a clear understanding of world history, governmental insti- tutions, and modern economic problems. It hopes not only to fit them for their Army careers, but also to stimulate their interest in these subjects so that by future study and reading they will continue to have an intelligent appreciation of national and world affairs. Page Forty -two CoLONKL Lucius H. Holt, Professor Lieutenant-Colonel R. M. Lyon, Assistant Professor Major H. Beukema Captain R. B. Ransom Lieutenant D. A. Fay Lieutenant R. E. Blair Major S. R. Carswell Lieutenant G. M. Badcer Lieutenant W. R. Irish Lieutenant U. H. Galloway Captain G.L Cross Lieutenant R. P. Ovenshine Lieutenant H.A.Meyer Lieutenant O. L. Nelson EC0X03III %. I.OVKKX.MEXT A :%» IIISTCIIIY Page Forty-three i DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH MBy his English more than by any other subject is the graduate judged. In after-life he forgets the par- ticular assignments which he once mastered: he even forgets the rules of Unity, Coherence, and Emphasis! But the lessons learned from masterpieces of English literature, a certain ability to write and to talk, and, best of all, an open, active, unbiased mind, stick to him all through life. (Jbviously, our two-year course can touch onlv the high points of literature. Cadets have time only for a passing acquaintance with Shakespeare, the Bible, Milton, Emerson, Carlyle, Brownuig, and other writers, but it is hoped that this casual, nodding acquaintance with the master-writers will, in later years, develop into a warm friendship with the best of literature. If this friendship is fostered, if graduates of their own volition delve further into good reading, then the course is justifying itself. The purpose of the English course is threefold: To cultivate in the Cadet an appreciation of litera- ture, to teach him to write correctly, and to train him to talk effectively. The assignments include a chronological series of readings from the time of Chaucer to writers of the Twentieth Century, with composition stressed in the first year and talking in the second. Practically all of the second year is devoted to works of Victorian writers. The literature previously studied is in the nature of a background and preparation for the works of such masters as Tennyson, Huxley, Meredith, Browning, Carlyle, and Emerson. To a superficial observer the course might appear to be decidedly old-fashioned. There is nnicb modern scoffing at works which have stood the test of time, nnich derision for things Mid-Victorian. But just as surely as a Cadet studies the works of these Victorian writers he becomes aware that his ideas are being influenced by their ideas, and that his problems in life are more readily and .successfully solved when he knows something of the philosophy of life as revealed by these masters of English literature. Page Forty-four LiKl ' TKN NT-C()I,()NKI. (j.VMON K. WllEVT. I ' rofessor Captain T. S. Sinki.er, Jr. Ijei ten nt P. M. Whitney Lieutenant R. O. G Rn Lieitenvnt C. C. Ci.endenen Lieutenant W. H. Wenstrom Lieutenant F. N. Roberts Lieutenant L. O. Shutt Lieutenant J. M. Moore Mvjor T. K.. Brown, Assi.slnnl I ' rofexsor Lieutenant J. H. Fonmelle Liei ten vnt J. J. Billo Lieutenant W. L Wrk.ht Liei tenant F. W. F rrei.l Lievten nt R. R. R mond Lieutenant C. N. Branham E XCii I. I i II Page Forty-five ' M P y Colonel M. A. W. Shockley y I n ' i MILITARY HYGIENE -Bhe course in Military Hygiene consists of a series of practical lectures and a sanitation course given to the first class on problems that they will encounter in later life, be it Army or civilian. This instruc- tion, however, is hut one aspect of the chities of the station surgeon, whose chief responsibilities are in connection with the health and hospitalization of the garrison. It has been remarked that the Corps of Cadets sends every day a very large contingent to sick call to be excused from duties, but that the number of serious illnesses is, by contrast, remarkably low. There is, in addition, the yearly phenomenon when practically every man recovers perfect health just before Christmas leave, only, in a large number of cases, to suffer a relapse some ten days later. It may be gathered that the hospital is quite a popular resort. Besides the routine activities and the annual physical examinations for officers. Cadets, and enlisted men, the hospital has of recent years had charge of the Air Corps examination of the graduating class. This is a very thorough investigation of the physical and mental qualities required of a pilot, including steadiness, reflex, depth perception, balance tests, a psychoanalysis, the revolving chair tests, and a very comprehensive eye examination. The average cadet does not mind trying for a deadhcat if he just doesn ' t feel well; but if anything is really wrong he hates to admit it and tries to stay out of the hotiiiital. These reactions make the posi- tion of sick call officer one of the hardest on the post. One hates to think liow nnich laziness a dull officer would foster, or how difficult it woidd be to have an unsympathetic one on this duty. % Page Forty-six Page Forty-seven ii iiii iiiuii iii u i i iiiiiiiiiiiiii ni i m ii M i i iii i ii i ii iiiii i iiiu i ni ii i ii im i mii i iii i rTmmmir Page Forty-eight ti k LlELTE.NANT-CoLONEL RoBERT C KiCIIARDSON Conimandant of Cadets Page Forty-nine S LT P E K I X T E :% ' Personal Staff First Lieut. Floyd L. Parks, A. D. C. First Lieut. Harry D. McHugh, A. D. C. lilitary Staff Lt.-Col. Sherburne Whipple, Adjutant Colonel Warren W. Whitside, Quartermaster Lt.-Col. Otto L. Brunzell, Treasurer Colonel M. A. W. Shockley, Surgeon Major Montgomery T. Lego, Finance Officer Major Harlan L. Mumma, Protost Marshal On Uut.v at Hoadquartors. T. S. M. A. Lt.-Col. Walter K. Wilson, Provisional Battalion Major Charles D. Hartman, Asst. Quartermaster Lt.-Col. Frank W. Halliday, Judge Advocate DEIN ' T ' S STAFF Lt.-Col. Alexander G. Gillespie, Ordnance Officer Major Alvin G. Gutensohn, Signal Officer Major Paul W. Baade, Service Detachment Captain Louis LeR. Martin, Asst. Adjutant Captain Walter H. Wells, Intelligence and Publicity Captain Thomas O. Baker, Asst. Quartermaster Captain William V. Dunstan, Cons. Quartermaster Captain Lawrence McC. Jones, Football Coach and Acting G. M. A. Captain William H. Donaldson, Asst. Secrt ' tary First Lieut. Harry L. Zeller, Asst. Quartermaster First Lieut. John C. Raaen, Post Exchange Officer Major Elbert E. Farman, Retired. Librarian Chaplain Arthur B. Kinsolving, 2d, Chaplain First Lieut. Philip Egner, Teacher of Music ■ " ' i -iiL:,UL:.i OFFICERS 41 F T II K V It 4» V I S I 4» ' A I. II . T T A L I O i ' V Page Fifty Page Fifty-one y Rev. Arthur B. Kinsolving Chaplain. U. S. M. A. Rev. John A. Lancton Rector, Catholic Chapel ' Mr. Frederick C. Mayer Organist and Choir Master, Cadet Chapel Mr. R. W. Vizay Instructor of Dancing Page Fijly-two Page Fifty-three I li Regimental Staff Ralph P. Swofford Cadet Captain and Regimental Commander John L. Pauley, Jr. Clarence H. Gunderson Cadet Captain and Regimental Adjutant Cadet Captain and Regimental Supply Officer James Q. Brett Lauris Norstad Cadet Regimental Sergeant-Major Cadet Regimental Supply Sergeant The Band Page Fijty-jour William A. Carter, Jr. Cadet Captain and Battalion Commander Albert Watson, Jr. Cadet Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant James J. Throckmorton Cadet Battalion Sergeant-Major Firswl Italtulion Pilaff $i( 4 ond Battalion Staff Clark N. Piper Cadet Captain and Battalion Commander Arthlr L. Fuller, Jr. Cadet Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant Troup Miller, Jr. Cadet Battalioti Sergeant-Major Richard C. Hutchinson Cadet Captain and Battalion Commander William W. Harris Cadet Lieutenant and Battalion Adjutant Othel R. Deering Cadet Battalion Sergeant-Major Third Ballaiion Staff] Page Fifty-five- A COMPANY iQp t Captain E. W. Timberlake Tactical Officer A. Watson, Jr. Cadet Captain YEz! Oyez! Here we come. Pop Swartwood ' s Own Rifles — " A " Company. Leadin ' !; the way as usual, whetlier this be a P-rade, football trip, or any other function of the Corps. Listen to the gasps of wonder at the height of our first squad: look at the snakes and elephants, makes and bucks, stars and anchors, AB " s and BA " s. We have Corps squad men galore and intra-murderers par excellence, walri and the captain of the swimming team, and captains of other teams, too — we could talk on interminably. Why, even the T.D. recognizes our worth. Did we not furnish seven lieutenants this year? There are lots of good reasons why we are preeminent in our many fields. Is not " A " the first letter in the alphabet, and does it not stand for absolute it [i I, i: ■ ' ■»? n M n a ii j « iS Q ,. Ki g Page Fifty-six FIRST lLA! »iME Ammerman BOCART Brunzell Eas t Ferguson Garton Heath Hill, G. E. Jones, S. E. King, L. KUNZIC LUCKETT, J. S. Mitchell, H. V. Richardson, J. L. Stone, A. G. Strode Weber, F. R. Wehle WOOTEN d ., " " u . fS flr?! t U{ 1 perfection ' ; ' Don ' t e live in the oldest and most famous rooms in barracks. If you don ' t believe, pay us a visit and note the brass markers in various rooms commemoratinji tlie fact tliat this or tliat famous fieneral lived in this or that particular room. Above all note our proximitv to the visitors " room. Can we help it if we are social lions ' Really there is no field of ( orps activity where you do not find the print of an " .4 " Companv (lanker ' s iiuinher twelve shoe. But are we dazzled by these many and aricd achievements of our numbers ' ? o indeed. We live placidly on, taking our first lines at P-rade, and bringing up our Plebes to assume the easy nonchalance of gentlemen of " A " (Company. I nninnn M 1 ■St S 0_JiSi2SI Page Fifty-seven B COMPANY LiKi TK AM P. E. Gallagher Tactical Officer H. B. Packard Cadet Captain m. HE far-fluiig eml)leni of glamour and glory lies folded and " well-dusted " somewhere within the historic third and fourth divisions that we of " B " Company hold as our realm. We are only reasonably proud of " B " Company, and we have no reason to be more than propitiously proud. For while the bulk of the troop are good men, there are enough of that painful type with overgrown aspirations to make life only moderately enjoyable and some- times downright miserable. The star men in our company are nil, but there are many compensating factors. By having every man exert himself, with no undue strain on any, we pass our courses, get our share of the mess hall slum, get our share of the slugs — and there ' s not a professional griper in the company. We are proud of that. Another thing: A Yearling can go into a First-class room and borrow a cigarette without fear of quill. And the Yearlings are pretty good men, too — they even pay back the cigarettes they borrow, sometimes. 2 S n h! ' him 16. Hi i u fio ' ih Page Fifty-eight FIRST CLASSMEX Carter DoHs Folk GiBNER Ham LETT HOWZE Landon Lan(;don Lermond Maxwell, W. R. Moore, H. R. Neal, N. a. Olin Packard, H. B. Peterson, C. L. Ports pospisil ROYALL Sawin SiSSON They still fight and scuffle in front of the bulletin board while they wait for tile evening mail — sometimes it makes you a little homesick to see them down there like that. It ' s a good deal like the corner drug store at mail time back home. They still bone fiction during evening call to quarters and take life easy. One knows that the old company traditions still linger — even if they do fade away pretty much during the hysterical buck-ups the Tactical Department imposes every now and then. We have a goofl companv captain. We furnished four other com- panies with their captains this year. Our toj) sergeant was an area bird the last of August and the best top-kick the Corps has ever known the first of September. e do turn oiit some good men. It mav be that we helped buv some of their stripes, but even if we did. we are proud of our men; the ( ' (isniopolltan (Jciitlcnu ' ii of ' ■1? " ( ' oinpaiiv. y J J LI Page Fifty-nine c COMPANY Lieutenant W. E. Crist Tactical Officer A. Iv. Dou;?o.N Cadet Captain m. ' d (lie for dear old ' C Company, " gasped the panting intramural cross country winner, as he crossed the line and collapsed. Eighteen of the nation ' s finest, returning from the scene of a glorious struggle for the football cup, join in the hymn of devotion. From the heights of redoubts onto the depths of the Cavalry plain come our heroes voicing fidelity to their own — dear old " C " Company. This touching scene may have taken place in some other age, but certainly not ours. No one can remember when we won an intramural cup or took a first line. Not that we are not thoroughly convinced that we are the finest of the fine; our fidelity is expressed in a different way — in a unity of ideals and a strong bond of personal feeling not at all verbose, which suddenly finds expression when one of us is transferred to another company. %:- .t a o t Page Sixty a derson, h. c. bosworth Boyd, H. R. Crabb Dudley Dunn, T. W. Geoffrey Harris, W.H. Haucen Kenny ' Patrick Roth, S. Sauer, J. S. Smith, A. D. Stou(;hton Sweeney Taber Watson, A. Watson, R.J. Frankly " C " Company is no favorite of the Powers-that-Be. Ever since that memorial Cavalry hike after wliieh the jierins of anarchy were scattered to hreak up the infection, we iiave hail our trouhles. Periodically we break in a new Tac, convince him tiiat under our somewhat unpolisiied (and unpressed I exteriors we have hearts of fiold — only to };et another new one. Such is the inililary life. Yet we are not at all hopeless. We certainly do not make a point of indilTcrenfe. If it is easier to read the lesson than to walk for not reading it, we read. If it is more desirahle to go on Christmas leave than stav here, we (most of us anyway I go. In short the greatest return for the inininiiiin cfliirt i- mir iileal: wliirli jr.. after all. the most healthy outlook possible. %,. f ' .«. rst - i■ff4 4j - «a a itrf— 1,5 ,L umniiuiuuimujjiiMir Page Sixty-one 1 n ' ' i 74 D COMPANY Lieutenant J. A. Cranston Tactical Officer F. . Castle Cadet Captain 1 OT one of the 57 varieties, thank you, hut merely one of those twelve exclusive companies which make up the Corps of Cadets. But, even as each of Heintz ' famous products has a flavor all its own, so we can say, with- out making the comparison odious, that ' " D " Company has too its own individuality. What is the " D " Company flavor? That evades definition. Of course, for four years we have had that renowned and refreshing wit, for whom the Plebes echo the platitude: There may be other Corps of Cadets, but only one El Senor Dice. There are others of less or greater fame, though perhaps in difl ' erent L.K- m Page Sixty-tuo FIRST TLASSMEA Appelman Baker, D.H. Bradley Bristol Burnett Castle Clarke, C.H. Dennis Dice Grubbs HOLTZEN Moore, i. D. Odom Perrin Sachs Simpson, F.J. Wall. T. F. Walsh. B. Wood, R.J. ■ lie ' lines. With a sprinkling of athletes, and snakes, and women haters, and blind drafigers, and men interested in other Corps activities, " D " Company is the averajie coiiipaiiv. Iriilv representative of the Corps. ( )crasionallv, stars are seen, hut more fre(pieiifly. tiie " " Haaa " of the tortured Goat resounds from ranks. The men of tile class of " 30 rememher the advice of Captain Eley, given as liiey departed on Yearling furlo. Tiiey will this to the class of ' 32 and pass on also the legacy of their four vears I along «itii white trou, FD Coats, etc. I to all the under classmen, expecting tiiem to carry on the old traditions as hefits the heritage of the l. ' tli and l()th Divisions. tft3»t • ■• ' ■x m - «fft v; i " : I ]i ' Page Sixty-three E COMPAXY H LlEUTErsAM G. B. Ct).M{AI) Tactical Officer I). B. Beasley Cadet Captain wSd Company — God ' s gift to the Cadet Store. The money saved on the material they don ' t have to put in our dresscoats makes the ' " A " Company dress coat possible, makes the rebate possible, and finally, makes the well- known, much-heralded Christmas leave possible. So, you see, vou owe gratitude of a sort to the much-maligned runts, and among those is " E " Company. We almost said that " E " Company was God ' s gift to the Tactical Depart- ment, and now, upon second thought, we will say it. Ever since we were callow lads in Plebeskins, we can remember that the 6th and 7th Divisions have been a happy hunting ground for Tacs looking for something new to shine, polish, or any other of tile million and one things that it is the m u ' db la P M ::nii,i.Vi;n,i.,ii.iiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniuiiuiiMiiiiiiiMmiiiiiNmi]iiillinilimifiiliiiiiiirii! Page Sixty-four particular f;enius of the Tac8 to find for us to do. Anel what they haven ' t found, isn ' t xvortli mentioninf;. Handles, knobs, wall-switches, light fixtures, and so on. ad infin., ad nauseam. And who will forgpt the way we rowed to victory last summer in the bridfje pontoon regatta? Every man from the coxswain to the Number One of our craft giving his all. with that manly " Die for dear old ' E ' Company " expression on his mug. And who will forget that snowball battle with " F " Companv in tlie winter of " 28 i result. itidi " cisi ( ' . but we claim a moral victory i . Ah ves, in dear id l " K " (lompaiiv. wliere runts are men, though we .stand on chairs to dust olf the matil«l . . . but. K KR AGAIN! HS ii a " o - -s a- a B ' Page Sixty-five p r iiuiHiiiiu ' ' , -■T; ?jK ii]iiiiniiiiiiirnT F COMPANY Captain H. A. Barber, Jr. Tactical Officer P. F. YOLM Cadet Captain Mt is very difficult to write for publication about something that is very near and very dear to you. So it is with dear old " F " Company. " F " Company doesn ' t need or want publicity. We have always prided ourselves on being sufficient unto ourselves, and that characterizes us better than anything else could. We have our athletes and our red-comforter hounds — our Goats and better than our share of star men — our children ' s hour and our periods of extra-instruction for intermurder. We have won the Bankers Cup and stood near the end in intramural rankuig. We have been in the money in Doughboy drill, and have won a close race for the »ff I la— 9B— 99ag JlfUL I , Page Sixly-six FIRST C ' LASSME Alexander, D. S. Bartlett Carmichael Eastburn Fuller, A. L. Haccerty Heitman James Jurney Keller, C. MiLLNER Morrow, S. L. Pradisdh Schlatter Shaffer Smith, H. L. Sudasna Timothy Weyrauch YOUNT, P. F. booby prize in the same. We have produced the first captain and two other captains, and we have our quota of indifferent men. We have been the pride and exasperation of four Tacs. In other words, to all appearances we are just another company in the Corps. But appearances are sometimes deceiviiif; and we believe that we present such a case — never before, in our opinion, have so many coiifienial men lived tojiether for four years witli so little friction and so iiiucli mutual admiration and respect. Such is our belief and our boast: and it is that wbi ' h is going to make it bard in June to sav, " " F " ( onipanv: Hail and Parewell! " Page Sixty-seven COMPANY LlElTEiNANT D. DeBaRDELEBEN Tactical Officer C. L. Heiima.n Cadet Captain AM AIL " G " Company. Tho ' the Tacs may rotate, tho ' the Comos may come and go, tho ' the minutes may be long and the wintry blast be chill — " G " Company is traditionally still the last company to be dismissed from Saturday inspection. Such training has stood us in good stead, however, toward putting us ever on the top, or very near it, in our military duties. Witness, ye flankers, that in the last three competitive drills, ' G " Company has placed first, third and second, respectively. Look to your laurels, " G " Company. Again, with the usual enthusiasm and determination, " G " Company has added name after name to the already long list of high-ranking " makes " that have come from the ranks of " that file-boning rabble of runts, " as the long-legged gentlemen would say. ■G- o J mAa- t0t JMM n i l I Page Sixty-eight But not alone in tlie military do we shine. As usual, the Gym squad is a " G " Company squad. We boast again the caijtain of the Gym squad and many members of that and other Corps squads. X e have Howitzer and I ' oinlcr Staff editors and mana :ers. candidates for Rhodes Scholarships, hop-oids, goats, star-men. women-haters, and a host of men who will not long remain ha ' helors after graduation. When there ' s something doing in the Corps, you can bet that " G " Company is there to the last man, whether for duty or for pleasure, with the will to put the guidon of " G " Company w here it belongs — ON TOP. a J- IL 0 fLi (So ' t ' m tt u ftt ka Vbi-m»: Page Sixty-nine _PuR fame is great. Travel to any part of the country you choose, you will always find people who know " H " Company men or who know of the records that they have made. In football, polo, track and soccer, or in managers, chevrons, academics, or in other fields of activity our position is high if not supreme. The regimental staff, the captain of the football team, editor- in-chief of this Howitzer, song leader, manager of polo, manager of track and cross country are all members of " H " Company. We do not, however, allow our renown or our chevrons to transplant our more valued comradeship. In our company chevrons are held as a passing fancy, worn today but gone tomorrow, while the good will of our classmates lasts forever. Fellowship and comradeship we hold dearest for they are lasting. With our company commander as our leader we have t riy: smj -yt» ♦ . ' " ! I Page Sevcnly FIRST CLASSMEX Brandt Brett Broom Cacle Cooper, D. A. Edgar Fernstrom Glnderson Guthrie Herbert KiLBORN Lee. M.J. Miller, T. MUTH NORSTAD Parker, R. C. Pauley Piper Riley, J. J. ScoTT Stuart swofford Talcott Wilson, J. K. WiNC become a hoinofieiieous group ilelightinj!: in a fraternal spirit, but witbout any loss of discipline. Our boasts are few. Wbile we aibnit our company bas iiiucb to boast about we do not aim to air our records or acconiplisliiiients to tbe belittle- nient of otbers. We seek to be jieiiiiiiif and let our work be accepted as it may. e neitber make false assertions nor bave unfounded claims. Wbile our standard is bigb, necessarily, our spirit is one of willingness and cbeer- fulness. Wben tbe battle is over and tlie smoke and dust bave risen leaving a clearer and inor( definite picture of our Alma Mater tban we bave yet ba l, it will be tbe spirit of " H " Company, tbe loyalty, tbe willingness and tbe companionsbip tliat will impress our memories. .«i c % ' ' 4i . ' i - ' ■ ' - ' ' i M I Mi« BG i Page Seventy-one I COMPANY Captain C. H. Gerhardt Tactical Officer J. H. MURREL Cadet Captain Mt was about 9.30 one Monday niornino;. Three or four Cadets were stand- ing in the sink of the 19th Division. Just then a very dark coniplexioned, burlv man barged in through the door and bellowed " Well, has the old so-and-so inspected yet? " Everyone gasped in consternation and from the locker room resounded an answer " Yes, he has — and YOU DID! " This story of a famous Grad and an equally famous Tac illustrates to a " T " the spirit of " I " Company. We continually put our foot into trouble of some sort, yet we are always ready to light a borrowed skag and laugh it off. Some companies pride themselves on the fact that they are flankers, others that they are riuits, some speak of the many cups that adorn their f -- o ! n Page Seventy-two FIRST CLASSMEX Beauchamp Carrithers Clifford Cron, R. E. Davis, M. S. Deeri c DiDDLEROCK Dodge, C. G. eckert, w. d. Greco, J. F. Haas Harding. M. L. Harris, W.W. Heriot Hurt. M. H. Hutchinson, R. C. Johnson, M. C. KuMPE, E. F. Meguire, E. L. Nyquist OKeefe, R.J. Piper Porter. R. W. SwviN orderly room shelves, while others stoutly boast that they are average — just average. We of " I " Company never bother our heads about such matters as these. We fio our way doiiij: our work, each in proportion to his ambition — the indifferent iiiixed witii the lile-boncrs, and iieitiuT bothers the other. " Every man In his own bninor. " Soirees have c-oine our way. it is true, but our " live and let live " nature naturally reniciiilxTs tlic -icjod and glosses over the bad. To the iiniiiitiate " 1 " Conij)aiiy means only a gray j -rsi ' y. but t i biin who has been one of us, it is a password to nx-inories rich in mirth and satisfaction. Page Seventy-three i K COMPAXY Captain W. S. Eley Tactical Officer 1 ONCHALANT but not indifferent, hivey but not cut-throats, makes but not file-boners, perpetual " draggers " but neither snakes nor keen files; such is " K " Company, moderate in all things and mother of men. We do not boast of our intermurder records, nor do we compliment ourselves for the star men we produce each year; our teams and our " makes " speak for themselves. We not only keep the Corps squads of all sports well supplied with men, but we also put a goodly number on both the Goat and Engineer teams each year. Every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon you can alwavs find the " K " Company contingent of strollers in South Area " strutting their stuff. " In " K " Company there are no artificial bars between the upper classes; ; ' , ; : - iJlj l ■ iL li dj Jj ■ Ji J - !»«» a at amid- timtmsi. _iUiu fistka Lm. LsaK. T i_r- Page Sevenly-four FIRST (LAS.SMEX ' Alsman Blanchard Clark, P. Crawford duehrinc Emery EWBANK Freeman, R. S. Hampton Hayden, J. C. Heimerdinc.er Kent Kromer O ' Mevra Peterson, A. C. RUESTOW Smith, S. Taylor, D.R. Twyman Uhrhane Walsh, J. X. men are judged by wliat they are and not by the stripes or chevrons on their sleeves. Friendship is vahied above all else, for in " K " Company we count our friends and not our files. The En :ineer is always so ready anil willin i to lend a helping hand to the struggling Goat that seldom does " K " Company lose a man to the Academic Departments. Seriously, we honestly believe that " K " Company is the best in the Corps. We study when necessary, we drill bv habit, we parade by order, and we get the maximum of enjoyment ami benefit consistent with the mininnim of work. ' UULUIII!! i H " " 3 , ♦■ ' ■ - ■ " W- ■ ' J ' - 1 L| ilii ' J i « JI mJh ImJi Umi Xi L ab» w bam ' Page Seventy-five Major H. R. Harmon Tactical Officer F. G. Terry Cadet Captain Oust a little happy home, the old club spirit, and what ' cha got, go to make up that undaunted combine known as " The Devil ' s Own. " As " L " Company is radically different as a company, so is this biography different from those of years gone by. For statistics on athletic prowess, class achievements, etc., delve further into the unexplored mvsteries of this publication. One can always learn. However, let us glance at the social season : The past year particularly since the dawn of modernization on the home of the " Cream of the Nation ' s Milk " has been especially momentous in the making of history, both local and national. Brilliant is the only word to describe our sudden leap into society columns. " L " Company — dragged femmes are now looked upon as the acme of perfection. Even our Plebes are becoming remarkably adept, and gone are the days when a man had only to mention " L " Company to cause the questioner to seek others to fill his hop-card. Such popularity must be deserved, and here follow two wherefores, hot from the coach himself: First, following the Horlick principle, Fred has always kept his boys contented. His " Now, fellahs, " is as much anticipated l. L. .JU • .;, _ . . L fc„ L . i Page Seventy-six iniinimiiMiiiiii- FIRST CLASSMEX Berry, E. Booth Brooks, H. E. Chalmers Fitch GiBBS, G. W. Goodwin, A. C. Janmro Kane Klinke LlNDQUIST, R. E. LUNN MacLean Murrel Oh!ME Perry, W. A. Pitcher Rothschild Roy Smith, P. W. Terry, F. G. as the advent of the pay hill. His never failing good spirit is an example to all, and each man can he thankful that he has served under such a leader. Second: On the return of the cows from pasture some months gone by, we were greeted hv that ahle-lxidied seaman, one " Buzz. " After our previous disastrous season, his appointment as coach of " L " Company could not have heen more opportune. If ever a man could he admired hy other men, he certainly was, ami is. " L " Company, heing part of the Army, produces men. As the sign on the one-way street indicates, there are no two ways about this. For proof we had " Red " sent hack to us because he became too effeminate in other surriiundings. iever has such a band of heroes been suppressed under one roof. The club is still in excellent spirits, and though graduation will do much to break up the comradeship which exists between man and man, we will continue to do our share in maintaining our positions as gentlemen and Cadets, leaving it to the outside W(irld to diffi-rentiate. if it so desires. □Dim Page Seventy-seven M COMPANY Captain P. R. Goode Tactical Officer I. R. SCHIMMELPFENNIG Cadet Captain W E assume that you have read of the glories and grandeurs of the other eleven companies. Unless something is radically wrong, each has been modestly proclaimed as being God ' s own gift to the Corps. For our attributes and virtues we refer you to the general statements of the others. Our athletic and activity records may be found in the sections of this book devoted to that. These things justify our existence to others. We ' ll add a few words about why and how we are different. In one field " M " Company is supreme. The art of concocting elaborate tales, based on a mere semblance of fact, flourishes in our midst as nowhere else. It is more than a pastime with us. It ' s a passion. The renowned Bacon would have been hard put to match the tales so widely circulated here. It is an education in itself to listen to " M " Company ' s own Cassanova. The education is gratis. It isn ' t listed on the prescribed courses for Kaydets, but it is almost compulsory in " M " Company. Few escape it. Lectures are given daily. Some attend the night sessions. Here it is that one learns l. i mai L pia c aa d a Imk iW. Kcai Bi Page Seventy-eight FIRST CLASSMEX Allen, W.H. Atkinson Barrow Blackford Crosvvell Harris, A. E. Haskell Lewis. H. ni B. McCoy, H.M. Mandelb l M Mason, G. L. Neil, D. R. Odenweller Perry, G. W. R. Sampson Schimmelpfennic Smith, A. M. Sutherland, R. Sutton Vaughn Williams, G. E. Wright, A.M. " What every young man should know " as well as a number of things he shouldn ' t. For the most part, the members of " M " Company are staunch sup- porters of Omar. It ' s a comfortable Company. The file-boning clique is small. The majority devotes itself assiduously to doing nothing at all. Some even evidence traces of genius at this pursuit. Tliere is here a sublime spirit of unconcern toward matters which after all are better left alone. When the " lacteal fluid " has been spilled, the eyes of the " M " Company rabble ( as we are affectionately known to our fellow -cadets I do not shed tears. Our success as a Company I which we admit amid modest blushes on any and every occasion I is due in large measure to one wise use of indiffer- ence. We use it when it will do the most good — after the report comes out. Some people bone the carefree, nonchalant attitude: some are born that way: but in " M " (.ompaiiy the prize possession is thrust upon you. It ' s traditional and it has made us what we are today — be that what it may. ram Page Seventy-nine CADET PRAYER ' ,1 9 GOD, our Fatlier, Thou Searcher of men " . hearts, help us to draw near to Thee in sincerity and trutli. May our religion be filh l with ghuhiess and may our worship of Tliee he natural. Strengtlieii and increase our admiration for honest dealing and clean think- ing, and suffer not our hatred of hypocrisy and pretense ever to diminish. En- courage us in our endeavor to live above the common level of life. Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong, and never to he content with a half truth when the whole can he won. Endow us with courage that is born of loyalty to all that is noble and worthy, that scorns to compromise with vice and injustice, and knows no fear when truth and right are in jeopardy. Guard us against flippancy and irreverence in the sacred things of life. Grant us new ties of friendshij) and new opportunities of service. Kindle our hearts in fellowship with those of a cheerful countenance, and soften our hearts with synipathy for those who sorrow and suffer. May we find genuine pleasure in clean and wholesome mirth and feel inherent disgust for all coarse-minded humor. Help us, in our work and in our play, to keep ourselves physically strong, mentally awake and morally straight, that we may the better maintain the honor of the Corps untarnisiied and unsullied, and ac(juit ourselves like men in our efforts to realize the ideals of West Point in doing our duty to Thee and to our Country. All of which we ask in the name of the Great Friend and Master of men. Amen. Pnge Eighty u r» " ■ ■ " ' ■ ' ' ' ' ' iK ' i I I 3» T R O D I 1 T I O X TO bio ;kaphies imND in the beginning there was chaos and th Beast Detail reignetl supreme. . Four crowded years have left fewer, harder men. has been tliriist upon us. for better or for worse; and now we are grachiated. wearing the Yi est Point ring. The future? Let no man prophesy; we hence- forth stand ah ne. Page Eighty-one ]T Page Eighly-tivo Page Eighty-three 1 RiE to form.Wally hasoneoiitstaiifliiig character- istic — his willingness to work — and luck this is for him. The Christmas and June writs ever found him immersed in his text books, for he realized tlie great disappointment in being dismissed from the Corps. Anyone who realizes this and works to avoid it can- not fail to succeed. Probably Wally ' s greatest pastime and worry has been in the capacity of a parlor snake. His dark, attractive eyes and naive manner have caused man} ' heartaches in those femmes who ha e failed to pierce his cold exterior. When he first joined us, Wally was very susceptible to feminine charms, but the opposite sex will have a hard time to catch him now. Like the rest of the ubiquitous goats he will be present with the Doughboys. He is not brilliant — but he will not be left beliiiid. s .. SERCE. NT (1) POINTER (2) Seemingly the most quiet of men, . lex needs little or no excuse to bring him into any discussion. . s a matter of fact, . lex should never have entered the ranks of the pampered pets; he should have been a lawyer. He can and will argue about any and every thing. Arguing isn ' t his only pastime, though; spinning grinds is another, and his wives constantly find themselves the butt of his many jokes. He never expects one to believe him, however — which is really very considerate of him. Incidentally, he has spent no little bit of his meal time under the table for his horrible puns. In spite of the above-noted characteristics, . lex is a true friend and cotnrade. His ability to give and take will alwa.ys be a fond memory. He is an ardent student, a cheerful classmate, and. above all. a true pal. We wish him a successful career as an officer. SERGE.tNT (1) 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) (i) (1) C. DET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) GfX CUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Page Eighty-four t pr ' M f- irl ' if M " S! William Hersehel Allen. Jr. AT LARf;E FOREST HILLS, NEW YORK r HoM the Army — bark to the Armv, Hill goes after a year of teiiipering at V. M. I., and a brief sojourn liere. Taking tilings as [hey came, ho encountered few (litli.ulties willi the Tacs ami still fewer with the Academii ' lioaril. Quiet and studious by nature, he still found time to make an intensified study of Vn.ssar ' s feminine wiles. Many hours were spent on Klirlation and in (ulluni. not to mention hours of franti ' search f ir some misguiileil and generous sold to care for the " blind drag. " which invariably was forthcoming. From tinkering with locks as a boy. Hill aciiuired a faculty for shooting, so on cold, drizzly, spring afternoons, we find him whiling the idle hours away on the range — a member of the KiHe Team. (icncroiis ami liclping always, a gcnllcnian through- out, he is known by all with whmu he comes in contact as a true soldier. Ai TINC roUI ' oHAI. (. ' )) 1 ORPORAL (i) SERGEANT (I) CROSS 1(11 NTHY ( + ) HIFI-E TEAM (3) (4) (1) PdlNTKIl (I) FISlllNC. (1.1 B Orx CLl B RIFLE EXPERT PlSffll, SU AHPsn( lOTER •lames Frederick Ammerman TWENTY-THIRD DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA CLEARFIELD, PENNS YLV ANI. A RARE combination of tenacity of purpose, courtesy, soldierly qualities, and manliness. Fred stands in a class by himself. We who entered with him in the dark days of Beast Barracks, (luiekly found him to be a trvie friend. Tall, imposing, but not obtrusive, he soon showed us that he had ac(|uired the spirit of West Point. .Vcademics — he passed with a smile for he refu.sed to be disturbed, in spite of the fact that the Math. Depl. politely requested him to take the Engineer and (ioat writs at the end of Yearling year, . long with his true sense of duty we find that he has a keen sense of humor, which is ever present when the " gripes " becmne too pronounced. Whether it be the . ir. Field, or Infantry. Fred will certainly win an envi- able reputation for himself. -As first sergeant of " .V " Co.. he has proved that he possesses the essen- tial (|ualitics for a successful career. (•(IHPOHAL (i) FIRST SERGEANT (1) BASKETBALL (i) BOXING (4) CAUET CHOIR (4) (:?) (i) (1) RIFLE .M. nKSM N PISTOL MARKSMAN -pUfUftr Page Eighty-five W HEN Aiuiy came to West Point, he began a new phase of his already varied career, running the en- tire circle from stoker to gentleman of leisure. Always looking forward, he left the Army to come here and to climb the ladder to military success. Victor in numerous conflicts with the Academic Department and a cheerful loser in constant clashes with the powers that be in the T. D., he has enjoyed a well-earned success. This came only after dili- gent and conscientious hard work. He has the dis- tinction of being one of the men who can boast a clean sleeve and the " . . B. degree. " Due to his experience and years, Andy is an au- thority on nearly everything. When not " P. S.-ing " or writing letters he welcomes an argument, so the demand on his time is very great. Admirer of Napoleon — connoisseur of women — follower of good literature — lover of music! Such a man is Appelman. Inevitably a snake, one noted him at Cullum successfully working his million dollar line on some unsuspecting femme. A ' here er there was a " boodle fight " — there was Iggy, in the center of the crowd propounding some of his New England theories. Zan has had no easy time with the Math. Depart- ment, and he won our admiration and respect by his great victory. He has a way of making friends — and keeping them. He is always ready to do one a good turn — this fact, combined with his read.v smile and pleasing personality, has won him the title of " Keen File. " We know not what branch Iggy has chosen but we are confident that he will make good. All that we ask is that he continue his life in the .service with the same .spirit that he has shown here. V SERGE.WT (1) HOWITZER (1) RIFLE M. RKSM. N TE.VMS (. ' J) GIN CUB PISTOL M.VRKSM.W Page Eighty-six Frederick Dwight Atkinson FIRST DISTRICT, WEST VIRGINIA NEW CUMBERLAND, WEST VIKCIMA ouc( ESS at the Military Acadoniy or arivw licre else for that iiialtcr, consists chiefly in iniphintin a feeling of respect and admiration in the minds of your feUow-lieings. Based on this criterion, we pro- claim I ' reddy an unqiialitied success. His sterling worth and dependability are common knowleilgc to his vast nuniherof friends. There is a maturity and depth to his character rarely foun l in a cadet. We do not. however. ish to convey the impression that Freddy is one of these pure, high-minded, con- scientious souls who by their attitude command respec " but repel friendship. Tliat this is not the case is evidenced by liis popularity amongst all of the varying types who know him. Realizing as we do, the uncommon value and rarity of true friend- ship, we are duly appreciative to the Director of Destinies who has permitted our path through life to parallel T ' reddy ' s for these four years. SERGE.WT (1) HONOR KIMMITTEE ELECTION COMMITTEE RIFLE M. RKSM. N PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER tiVER since Jo cuterc l the Military . cadcmy his main purpose has been to finish anything he has started. However, this does not mean that he is a lM)okworm. for he has taken a great part in cadet ai ' tivities. .1(1 is respected for being a straight shooter. This straightforwardness has carried him to a place of high esteem in the Corps. His wit and ability to tell stories nuide him a favorite in all talk ses.sions and caused him to he much in demand by the table commandants during his Plebe jear. Jo has his mind .set on aviation, and with the record of achievement which he has left behind him during his four years in the Corps, we feel that we are send- ing the Air a competent soldier and a foursquare gentleman. We expect to see Jo with his " wings " in a year or so. ACTING CORPORAL (. ' !) roRPORAL (i) SERGEANT (1) A. IS. H.A. RIFLE (-2) (1) RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 Page Eighty-seven DsivitI H. Baker SECOND DISTRICT, NEW YORK RICHMOND HILL, NEW YORK Uave is a somewhat serious-minded person, but not to the point of being boresome. He is congenial at all times but rarely, if ever, manifests undue ex- uberance. He is upright, honorable, and gentle- manly — always. He is given to bursts of oratory, and the worth of his words is inversely proportional to their conciseness. Dave is a good student, and always ready to lend aid to less fortunate ones. A well-balanced sense of right and wrong, a rare sincerity, firm convictions, and absence of all the shams and superficialities of humanity render Dave a friend well worthy of cultivation, a man who would be an asset to any business, and lastly, an officer of the type for which the American Army is famous. ACTINt; l JIiPOH. L (3) OHI ' OR. L (-2) SEHliE. NT (1) FOOTB. LL (3) (i) SWIMMING (4) Ralph Cooper Barrov ' SEVENTH DISTRICT, SOUTH C. ROLIN ' . CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA He would be more than a genius who could devise any more difficult task than that of attempting to eulogize, in a few words, the career of this man through four years at the Academy. To endeavor to record, no matter how " briefly, tlie highlights and shadows of these four even If ul years is impossible. Even the indelible inscription that Red has left in the hearts of the men who have lived shoulder to shoulder with him throughout the.se years, is hardly less difficult to read. Any one of us could write Ndlunies about a staunch friend — a man wliom you could trust to the ends of the earth with anything but your femme. For other men to call a comrade lovable is to insult him; and short of that the truest, briefest thing we can say is that, in hira, we have known a thorough, red-headed gentleman and — a man I , (T1XG CORPOR.VL (3) CORPOH. L (i) LIEUTEN. NT (1) HOWITZER ( ' i) (1) FISHING CH ' B, TENTH SQVAD (3) ( ' 2) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL M. HKS.MAX Page Eighty-eight PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 Ml miiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiuiiiHHmMiiiii iiniiiiuiiiiiiiimniinHiiiiimiiimiiiiiiiiiK ' I V LeRoy llarllt ' ll. Jr. NATIONAL GUARD OK CALIFonMA BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Baht ' s military career he aii Imif! afj " as an Anm- child. He came to West I ' oiiit after attenilinj; the I ' liiversity of California for two years. So perhaps it is explicable that Yearliii); descript and analyt were only stepping stones to stars for him. But no one can ever ex|)laiii how he could hone fiction and draw every evening;, know all the latest rumors, and yet knock lown the ;f.O ' s. nor lan they explain why he was never slug pd for three lates returning from leaves, or why three supposed (). . . O. ' s traded his spoonoid tendencies for wedding announcements. Drawing is his hobby. His covers for the Poiiilvr are ample testimony of his artistic ability. Here then is a brief and wholly inadequate picture of as true a friend and genllem.in as ne know, and it is with genuine regret thai wc yivc him up In llie Corps of Kngineers. A( Tl ; ((IKPOHAl, (;!) OHfOHAI, (i) SEROEANT (1) SOCCKU TK AM (4) (3) (2) (1) MINOR " a " (i) (1) HI (i COMMITTEE HOWITZER (3) (i) (I) POINTER (4) (S) (i) (1) STARS (.3) (AnET CHOIR (4) (3) («) (I) BUGLE NOTES (I) a N fLlB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER I ' ISTOL SHARPSHOOTEH . Oscar Benjamin Beasley SECOND DISTRICT, FLORIDA GAINESVILLE, FLORID. DEN came to us a happy-go-lucky rubber ball, who first distinguished hini.self by his hilarious rendering of " (tlorious " just after (Xscawanna Hill had tamed all le.ss hardy spirits. . nd. in the years since, his love of play has never been lost, as the torn and worn ears of one Don Q may wi ' ll testify. Tremendous di.scu.ssious on philosophy, social science, and religion are this doughty warrior ' s favorite pastimes, and how his teeth glisten and his laugh rings out when engaged. This laugh of his is famous. It may be heard for half a mile and it makes all hearers chuckle in accord. . t the end of suiumcr cMrip llicy caught our friend and put shoes on him. that is. they made him captain. But then they transferred him. We hated to lo.se him — but here ' s luck, Ben. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) CAPTAIN (1) TRACK (2) GYMNASTICS (4) (3) ( ' 2) (1) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (2) SCOUT MASTER (4) (3) (2) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) (I) RIFLE .MARK.SMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN . y-v- Page Eighty-nine We present " Beau " the Army twirlerl— Olii .5th Co. in Beast Barracks first benefited by this ability to place the pill in the position of greatest dis- ad antage to the wielder of the bat. Later his pitching carried him to a position on the varsity. Although academic achievements were conspicu- ously absent, he made the runs that counted and that is not by any means a mean accomplishment. Of covirse, his activities are not limited to baseball alone. In other fields, " Beau " has been conspicuous. This is notably the ca.se with the ladies. His hits with tlie button-dazzled sex are as numerous and as consistent as the others. " Beau " delights in being instrumental in providing the fairer ones with pasts. Somehow or other we believe they like it and we are sure that they are not alone in their admiration for our friend and classmate. ACTING CORPORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) A. B BASEBALL (-t) (. " S) (2) (1) MA,IOU " a " (4) (3) {-i) CAPTAIN OF BASEB.VLL (1) Ik you should walk in on Ed Berry you would find him settled in a chair, his feet would be perched upon a study table, his pipe would be belching forth copious fumes, and he would be lost in a book. . lthough a voluminous reader Ed can play a good game at golf, has been on the football and track teams, and likes to play hockey. He returned from furlo with tales of big fish, and the Pacific Coast. He left Oregon State and three years ' work on an Engineering course for West Point and now he leaves West Point for the Array . ir Corps. Here ' s to his success and his wings. He is well equii)ped with the essentials necessarv to both. CORPORAL (i) SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) (3) TRACK (4) (3) (i) MAJOR " a " (4) (3) GUN CLt B PISTOL EXPERT yiiiiimiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimii ' n Page Ninety SAN JUAN HILL 1898 iiiiiininmiiimiiiiimiiit; 1 :ll Clifton Donald Blaefcford EIGHTEENTH DISTRICT, PENNSTLVANIA HUNTINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA 1 ENXsYi. ANiA is jiistlv fiimoiis for many things, hut she oiitdiil luTsclf wlieu she sent tis Cliff. The prospects of ' ;(() looked up loiisiderahly when he strolled through the sallyport — after watching him for four years, we are sure that he must have strolled, for he was horn with that degree of non- chidunt urhanily which most of us have In-en try- ing to nuitch ever since the day we first laid eyes on hini. He ' ll admit he ' s a handsome lad — he ' s never seen any reason to doubt it — but none of us can begrudge him thai, since he is far loo suscep- tible to ever take advantage of it. A debonair young vagabond, he has taught us well that Klcvcnlh ( oMiinandniciit of every soldier, " Thou Shalt N,,t He Caught At It. " An.l what would Athoslu w hat we sav about Cliff if Ar That ' ; SERGEANT (1) A. B. (4) (1) FOOTHALL (I) (1) BOARD OF GOVERNORS FISHING Ct-IB GIN CUB RIFLE .MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Paul 1% ' illiani Blanehard, Jr. SENATORIAL, WISCONSIN HIGHLAND PARK, ILLINOIS " ahlo ' s . . B. does not stand for armed bandit, although he is a maihine gun sharpshooter from the environs of Chicago. His aversion to books ap- proaches the miraculous. Writs have been the bane of his existence, as they necessitate opening books. Our Pablo has (juite a bit of local fame as an athlete — from fancy skating to plain hard work on the goat f M tball s(|uad. he is always a keen and dangerous player. He is also captain of the golf team — although some people grow indignant when a golf player is referred to as an athlete. To say that Pablo is fickle is inadequate. His one and only true love is aviation. He is a true exponent of the olil saying, " Kat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow you may get another 10 and H " A. B. GOLF (4) (3) (9) (1) CAPTAIN GOLF TEA.M (I) GO. T FOOTB. LL TEAM CAUET CHOIR (i) (3) (i) (1) GnN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT Page Ninety-one Thooflore F. Bo art A R M Y ROSSVILLE, ILLINOIS Rob« rt Highinan Booth I L 1. 1 X f) I S WASHlNfiTON, I). C. FnoM Chicago — the staccato roar of machine guns, the sharp crack of automatics, blood-stained ] ave- ments, bootleggers and racketeers — to the pastoral tranquillity of our verdant plains! What a change in environment confronted this callow youth! Tall, curly-haired, quiet to the point of shyness, possessing a genial disposition and a great knack of gaining friends, — this is Bogey, Seductive Snake, Fascinator of Kemnies, and star end on that im- mortal goat football team. Bogey by no means confines himself to one activity. You might guess that Bogey is boning Air, and of course we wish him success and the best of luck on his flight upward. He will fly high, for he is that way! In our four years of comradeship we have come to recognize in him those qualities which make him excel as a friend, a soldier, and a gentle- DOB BOOTH is a quiet, sensible and friendly man. He is a snake, a student, a good soldier and is commonly known as " Flat. " His favorite sports are baseball and boxing, although he is a recognized ping-pong artist. " Flat " plays the banjo and is famous for his rendition of the Washington and Lee Swing. He comes from the District of Columbia after having first studied a year at the T ' niversity of Virginia. Bob excels in sessions where red com- forters, cigarettes anfl reminiscences have the floor. He is going into the Field Artillery. How- ever he hopes to get the Texas Air detail. Bob Booth has been a faithful frien i and a well-liked classmate. Years of separation will not erase him from our memorv. ACTINfi conl ' OH. L (3) SUPPLY SERGE. N-T (1) L. CROSSE (3) (i) (1) GO. T KOdTHAI.I, f ' 2) HIFI.E MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL ( ' 2) LIEUTENANT (1) ELECTION ' COMMITTEE 100th night SHOW (4) (3) (i) COLOR LINE (i) (3) (1) CADET ORCH. (4) (3) (2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN BUNKER HILL 1775 Page Ninety-ltfo iMiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiHiinimmiuiiiiiiiiiK BozziK is one of our hingi ' st assets! V all realize the truth of this statement, for it admits of no argument. Just consider the numberless men who owe their cadet existence to his tireless, compolent aid — delivered in the nick of time! Is it not refresh- ing — if rare — to number among our friends a nuin who never gripes, but who takes everything as it conies in the same easy manner. ' ' That is Hozzie! Isn ' t it a relief to have a friend who has topics of conversation other than the last hop, or last week ' s drag. ' That also is Bozzie! He will go a long way in this .Vrmy. because lu- is not a wooden engineer in any sen.se of the word, but rather a real engineer whose head really clicks! .Ml of us wish him every break in attaining the success which he is bound to attain; an l we feel it a lo.ss not to be always within his sphere of influence. (ORPOR.VL (2) LIEITENAXT (1) ST. RS (+) TE.NTII SQl-AD (3) (i) (I) E.NCIXEER FOOTBALL (■i) RIFLE MVKKSMAS PLSTOL SHARPSHOOTER d Bovtl SECOND DISTRICT, C O . N E C T I I U T DANIELSOX, CONNEt ' TICfT He entered our ken — (|uiet, unassuining. with a cheery smile and a compelling appeal which won for him our early esteem. His genial goodfellowship is .so natural, his cheerful disposition so soothing, that it is no wonder he is universally popular. In everything but stature, " Little Harry " is a giant. . cademic work has never held any terrors for him. Though not a star man, Harry is one of that for- tunate group who rank well up in the class without tiiuling it necessary to devote too much time to study. Happy-go-lucky as he is, in Harry ' s pres- ence one feels an underlying strength of resolute determination and of direct, unswerving force. With cynicism the accepted mode and rebellion the prevalent characteristic of so many of our compan- ions, it is a pleasure to find a man with Harry ' s outlook on life. CORPORAL (i) RIFI.E MARKSMAN SERGEANT (1) PISTOL MARKSMAN Page Ninety-three m When Clemson College gave up " Prep, " that college lost and West Point gained a consistent worker, a good athlete, and a versatile man. Always willing to apply himself he has found success not only in Academics but in other activities as well. Lacrosse, football and wrestling, as well as Pointer work and an editorship of the famed " Plebe Bible, " have kept him busy during his four years here. If we were to attempt to characterize Prep in one word we would say " Loyalty, " for such, it seemed to us, has always been his byword — loyalty to old South Carolina (even to Bghting the War again on occasions) — loyalty to that femme back home. He wants the -Vir, c hope he gets it. We are sure, though, that any branch would eagerly welcome Prep ' s well-defined thoroughness, his consistent work, and his steadfast loyalty. ACTING CORPOnAL (3) CORPORAL (i) LIEUTENANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) (.S) (2) (l) LACROSSE (3) WRESTLING (2) (1) ELECTION COMMITTEE ASSOCUTE EDITOR POINTER (2) ( ) BrOLE NOTES (-t) (3) (i) (I) EDirOIl V ARL BRANDT — probably the hardest riding man in the Corps. In the air he can sideslip into the smallest landing fields, turn with the steepest of vertical banks, whipstall out of the most precarious positions. On the ground, there isn ' t a bucking nag that couldn ' t be dominated, a polo pony that couldn ' t be ridden by Carl. And say — did you ever see him drive an Army truck or stand on a swaying aquaplane. ' But Carl is more than a hard rider. He has also the other characteristics of a good soldier: he dances well and is an expert pistol and rifle shot. In other words, he can " shoot straight, ride hard, dance well, and so live that he can look any man straight in the eye and tell him to go to hell. " ACTING CORPORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) SOCCER (4) CORPORAL (2) TRACK (4) POLO (4) (3) (2) (1) H Page Ninely-four James quayi.e came to us a pniiiiisInK luil frdiii the verdant valleys and lovely orange groves of Cali- fornia. His straightforward manner diirinf; Beast Barracks showed us that he did not intend to he hlutfed by West Point. It would he impossihle to portray Jim ' s character in a few paragra|)hs. On the athletic field, in the class room or otT on a week- end leave we fin l him very dcliherate in starting, but coming through with a crash in a strong finish. Jim ' s great glory is on the cinder track where for four years he was an old stanilhy in the dashes. " Brett of . rmy " never failed toi)laceinthe Hundred or l ' " our-forly. The future will see liim enjoying I lie hard-riding, open air life of tlic Cavalry. Ills good set-up and forceful aclioiis will make this man of M a real officer. CORPORAL (8) REGIMENTAL SERGEANT-MAJOR (1) FOOTBALL (i) TRACK (4) (3) (2) (1)— " . " CROSS COUNTRT (4) (1) SWIMMING (i) INDOOR MEET (4) POINTER (4) (3) CADET CHOIR (4) GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT 1 HERE is a darkened nioni; all is iileut; a rudely ticking alarm clock is put outside. A carton of skags lies on the table; lighter and tray are very much in evidence. Two cadets, hair artistically askew, recline in chairs, bolstered by red comforters. All is silent. One countenance suddenly brightens. " My niollicr-in-law dropped her false teeth out of the window. " The devastating news is voiced in solemn accents. Both men relapse into intense concentration. This, gentle reader, is merely Ray Brisach and some buddy scouting jokes for the Puiiiler. Ray i.s one of those men, the i)roxiinitj ' of whose home to the post makes possible the luxury of hospitality. This we enjoy — and he brings up at times most attractive femmes. Get him sometime to tell of the time when he masqueraded as a girl on fiirlo. ' i ' ou ' d be surprised. So was the other man. SERGEANT (1) HOWITZER (i) (11 HUMOR EDITOR (1) POINTER (i) (1) HUMOR EDITOR (1) CHOIR (4) (3) (i) ( ) TENTH SQUAD ( ' 2) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTEU CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 Page Ninety-five J- m M Riehards Montgomery Bristol SENATORIAL, VERMONT BENNINGTON, VERMONT Any man who can handle three femnies over one week-end is good. But when lie handles the three in sucli a way that each one comes up again on his bid, — why, that man is a worthy diplomat for any oourt. Dick lias done this — not once — but several times. What is more he does it with nonchalance and ease. If Dick would .solve his V = M. prol)lenis as in- geniously as his blind drag problems, we would see the five pointed decagon adorning his collar. But when it comes to studies — " Oh well, what ' s the ii.se. . . . " Dick is a man ' s man as well as a ladies " man. He is at times quiet; at other times, talkative. Some- times he thinks he prefers the " Coast with; " " at other times it ' s the Doughboys. But when he does make up his mind . . . there ' s no changing it . . . ever. CORPORAL (i) SERnEAXT (1) TENTH SQUAD (2) RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN Harold Eugene Krooks SIXTH DISTRICT, MICHIGAN- LANSING, MICHIGAN Ik anyone saw Hap without a smile, they would not know him; that is why he is universally known as " Happy. " The sincere joy he takes in just living is contagious, and will pave his way. while the enthusiasm he shows in everything he does will carry him far. When Happy goes into work or play, he puts all he has behind it and usually gets where he is going. He is extremely thoughtful and generous, always finding the good points in the people he meets — a perfect wife if there ever was one. Greatest of all assets, the tenths do not bother him. What could the tennis team have done without its captain? Happy was its own special, patent- pending morale-booster who would have gone under the table every meal if his grinds had not been so weakening. " A congenial room-mate and friend worth while. " ACTING CORPORAL (. ' !) CORPORAL (i) SERGEANT (1), A. B.. B. A. TENNIS (4) (3) (8) (1) MINOR " a " PENT. THLON (i) HOWITZER (4) (3) (i) (1) rOMPA N V REPRESENT.VTI ' E CATHOLIC CHOIR (1) CADET PLAYER (3) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT Wr jiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniwiiiiiiimiiiii!iMiii»miimiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiimiimmiii Page Ninety-six PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 iiiiniTimiiniiimnimininmminniimtiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiuiiitniiiimiiiiHi 1 HAD HUKOM is om ' of lluisc men for wlioiii tlic world smili ' S. Thad was born with a sunny person- ality and though short on tenths he is long on friends. He looks quiet hut just ask him al)out his summer eamp week-enil an l about wluit happ ' iied when the train ilidn ' t stop. He first hrrtuur well known ill I lie class «h.-|l he was eleeted edilor-in-ehief of the llmritzT. a position m whii ' h he lias been emiiieiilly siieee.ssful. The work of the staff Mowed .so smoothly under his direc- tion that the men hardly knew wh.il the coordinat- ing force was. . ready smile, a hearty laugh, and a ready sense of the woman beautiful, these typify Thad. In hard, aggravating work he always helps cheerfully, an l when sporl is [iroposed lie is i ' i|ually as willing. He is a true and faithful friend even to the extent of dragging blind. ACTING (ORPOR.M. (. ' i) COHPOH.M. ( " i) SEUGE.VXT (1) UOXINC (. ' i) (i) (1) M.VNAGEU (1) CHAIRMAN CHRISTMAS ( IU) ((IMMITTKE HOWITZER (3) (2) (1) KDITOR IN ( IHEr (1) 100th NIGHT SHinV ( + ) RIFI.E SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL M. RKSMAN An artist of no mean ability, Percy ' s funny ear- toons and hnmoron.s caricatures have brightened the pages of our Poi»l(rx and added to the novelty of our hop cards. Ofttimes he abandons his drawing board for the banjo. Who has not laughed at a banjo iluet by Brown and Thiede? Who does not remember the tinu ' they nearly caused a riot in the area by playing on the barracks stoop one Sunday afternoon? Then too, the banjo aiul the drawing pencil are sometimes put aside for a more strenuous form of sport. Hrowns name has always appeared cui the (iyni S(|iiad list. His forte is the horizontal bar. ( " erlaiiily then, this man has attained variety in his activities Now as we are aliout to leave and go our separate ways we offer this tribute to Brown. He has gladdened our hearts on dreary afternoons, he has made us laugh either with or at him, and he has laughed through more than four years of West Point. May Kate laugh as we have and grant this likable .Smthcnier lavish gifts from her horn of plenty. SERGEANT (1) GYMNASTICS (4) (3) (2) (1) INDOOR MEET. POINTER (1, . .sst. . rt Editor) CATHOLIC CHOIR f I ) KISHING CI.UH GCN LIB RIFLE MARKSMA.N PISTOL .MARKSMAN USTER ' S LAST STAND 1876 Page Ninety-seven Robert Louis Briiiizoll FIRST DISTRICT, IDAHO NAMPA, IDAHO Dob has one fault to find with West Point, — the authorities won " t let him live at the hotel. In case you haven ' t guessed it already, he is quite a snake On those days, when by some strange chance he is not dragging, he mopes about Cullum or the hotel like a lost soul whose only hope of salvation lies in a glimpse of some familiar feminine face. Bob has crowded the last four years with neither work nor worry. He has always been a model of carefreeness throughout his course. He has main- tained a favorable academic standing with the minimum of work. This fair son of Idaho is de- lightfully inconsistent in his academic efforts, dropping and regaining files at apparent will. Vices? Of course, Bob ' s chief weakness is gambling. He will bet on anything. The other — his attitude toward the fairer sex has always been a riddle — Coast with or without? Wlio knows? ACTING CORPORAL (S) CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) TRACK (4) (3) (?) MONOGRAM (4) FISHING CLUB GUN CLUB IVornian Ray Burnett THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, TEXAS GRAHAM, TEXAS Ijurnett ' s nimble wit and friendly smile have won tlie respect and admiration of all wlio know him. His magnetic personality has brouglit him a host of friends, both at the . cademy and else- where. He has the rare ability to win modestly and to lose gracefully. His solutions to contro- versies are usually correct because he visualizes all sides of an argument before delivering judgment. He is the perfect goat, model of 1930. Norman brings up the rear because he does not care to labor on uninteresting subjects that can be considered important by others. He prefers to investigate nature and its beings as he finds them, for a life of adventure always outweighs one of fame Wit, personality, and tact seldom fall together in one man, yet Norman shows us that such is possible. CORPORAL (2) RIFLE MARKSMAN FIRST SERGEANT (1) PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER ATN J M UN JtlILL 1898 • Page Ninet -ci,i:lil h K ' ! inmimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiinminiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiuimiiiiuimMT!! CliriNliiiii Kot ' iK ' r 4 ' a;il4 THIRD DISTRICT, LOCISIANA MERRYVILLE, LOUISIANA 1 HE souiIkt sliiulims of an Auliimn afternoon converge nearer and nearer the center of the stachum. The staccato bark of manv telegraph instninients reaches a higher pitch as they hasten to dispatch the story that is rising from the lips of the home- going thousands. Twelve hundred juhilant cadets will mar li to the trains with their cai)s at a jatmty angle, for the red-headed ca|itain of the Army team has chalked up another win for the Corps. Years from now the memory of a last-minute si. ty yard dash through Notre Dame will come to us, onl.v to be submerged b.v the vision of . rmy ' s lone number li weaving his uiiaideil way through the entire Stanford team. Great in victory, but with that added characteristic that marks a real leader — greater still in defeat; modest and reticent almost to a fault; happy-go- lucky, but always sincere — that is " Red " C ' agle. I.IKVTK.NANT (l) FOOTB.VLI. (i) (3) (i) (1) M.VJOR " A " (4) (a) (2) (1) CAPT. IN (1) B. SKETB. LL (4) TRACK (4) (i) ATHLETIC RBPRE.SENT.VTIVE Roderick Lelanil 4 ' ariiiieliael, Jr. SE.NATORIAL, SOUTH C. ROLINA WASHINGTON, D. C. It is very difficult to point out any man ' s pre- eminent characteristic, but with Rod we believe that his keen and ready sense of humor is out- standing. For example. Rod has a ilciidcd temper, and although he usually keeps it under control, it oc- casionally flares up. Within a short time, however, he is again his smiling, contrite self. Even with our own L. I ' , grinds — which are occasionally pretty bad — Rod always has great difficulty in preserving immobility of countenance. Rod is a eoulirme l blind dragger. He is too good- natured to refuse anyone a good turn, and, con- sequently, has the liighi ' st blind dragging average of anyone of mir ar(| Mintancc, To have lived with Rod lias been one of the bright spots in these four years. We know that the Doughboys will gain a good officer and a gentleman when the Corps loses one. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) SERGE. NT (1) B.VSEBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) M.UOH " A " (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMA.V " mniimiiinimiiiiiiiimi»iiiiiniiiiiiiiniiiiiiimimniiiimmiiiiuiiiiiiiiin Page Ninety-nine Jo JO is not so big in Imdy, hut in spirit is every- where. His interests are wide and varying. They range from the art of heavy B. S. to the inner work- ings of the 100th Night Shows. He has his fingers in all sorts of pies and yet his hands never seem to get soiled. Mail-draggers are always bringing him many swt-etly perfumed letters each in a different handwriting. He will admit being fickle at heart and immune to love, but still he is always at the hop swinging his ever-heavy line and shuffling his feet. These nimble feet brought him his first fame, but he ' s kept it through other lines. A cheer is led, a hole is made in par, a show is produced, a bit of snaking is done, an article is written in the Pointer — always you ' ll find Little Joe. He knows everyone; everyone knows him. CORI ' OR. L ii) FIRST SERGE. XT (1) 001.F U) (. ' !) (i) (1) SIMMF-U C. MP GOLF (n. MPION (3) C. MP ILLnmx. TIO COMMITTEE COLOR LINE COMMITTEE POINTER (2) (1) IOOtii night show (3) (2) fl) HOP M. N. GER ii) C. THOLIC CHOIR (1) C. DBT PL. YER.S (1) ENGINEER FOOTH.XLL SENIOR CHEER LK.VUEU (X) GIN CUB PRESIDENT DI.VLECTIC SOCIETY (1) RIFLE SII. RPSIIOOTER PISTOL MAHKSM.IN Liked and admired by all. Red may justly claim that distinction which few men, either at West Point or elsewhere, may acriiiirc. Tint it will never be necessary for him to make thai ihiini. AITING CORPOR. L { ' A) CORPOR.VL ( ' 2) CAPT.MN .V.ND B. TT. LION COMM.VNDER (1) GYMNASTICS (i) (3) (i) (1) STARS (3) (•2) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (2) GCN CLUB TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) (I) k m ' Page One Hundred BUNKER HILL 1775 Frederick tValker Castle SENATORIAL, NEW JERSEY MOUNTAIN LAKES, NEW JERSEY Having covered himself with ii i ry as a hi h s li(« l Bolshevik, our Kredily looked aroiirwl for more worlds to eonqiier. an l decided to assail these for- bidden portals. As a Plebc he was somewhat handi- capped by most damnable pieces of poop, which he was required to spec and declaim, carrying his fame before him. and by the fact that he had already been singled out by the (iods as Class Hoy of liH)7. Fritz is a cosniopulitc in the trnol si ' iise of the word, and a man of wide interests. His tasti ' in litiralnrc is well nif, ' h impeccable, his ability as a hockey player considerable, in spite of a slight bnihl. and his ideas on anything from F = M. to the relative merits of Chianti and Chablis, very much worth listening to. The Engineers gain a line all anmiid man when he graduates, and we wish him all tlic siiicess in the world. ACTING CORPORAL (. ' !) CAPT.UN (1) RING COMMITTEE . SSOCI. TE EDITOR (1) C. DET PLAYERS (3) TENTH SQUAb " (3) (?) rnnl ' eiHM. ii) PUI.NTKU I ' 21 (1 I f ' f ' % STARS ( 1 1 (3) ENGINEER FOOTHAr.L H) HIFLE MAKKSMAN m Paal A. Chalmers NATIONAl, GUARD BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS ' iLEKEs turn out to sweep the hockey rink. " With this remark, " Echols, " who.se job it was to set ' that no careless snowflake parked itself on the glos.sy surface of the aforementioned rink, en- deared himself to all fourth classmen. " Echols " was South Boston ' s gift to West Point. . successful brush with the mathematics depart- ment gave him the nickname — and for four years now he has been of the opinion that anyone above the last section was an impardonable file-boner. A 4.1 to Echols meant just one-tenth of wasted energy. Echols is versatile to a fault. Hockey manager, Sunday School Teacher. Red Comforter Squads, . , B. C. and all Intramural Teams being among his activities. We won ' t soon forget Chalmers, his cocky South Boston manner, nor his unfailing good humor. He ' s applied for the Doughboys — and the " with " is up in Bean Town awaiting the great day. SERGEANT (1) HOCKEY (3) ( ' 2) (1) MANAGER (1) IKINOI! COMMITTEE, BOARD OF GOVERNORS CATHOLIC ( HAPEL srND. Y SCHOOL TEACHER (3) (2) (1) FISHING CLOD GUN CLUB Page One Hundred and One Charles li% illianison Chandler BORN APBIL 28, 1905 DIED FEBRUART 21, 1927 l. July, 19 ' 2(i, there entered the Academy from the state of Idaho, a cadet who possessed those in- tangible qualities which make a leader. " Charley " Chandler had spent three years at college before he came to West Point: he had been in the Idaho National Guard, and he had taken a course at Fort Benning. In spite of these advantages, he was one of us, and no expression of superiority coidd ever be seen in him. We can well remember how, when still a Plebe, he explained the intricacies of " Descrip " to Yearlings who were having trouble. There was nothing which Charley would not do for a classmate. P " or this reason, and many others, he was well liked, not only by our class, but by those above us. When his career in the Army was cut short by an untimely death, the service lost a fine officer, and West Point, one of her most promising sons. Cadet Chandler is worthy of the highest tribute that can be i)aid to any one — He was a man. X Paul Clark, Jr. TWENTY-SECOND DISTRICT, NEW TORK WASHINGTON, D. C. Well here he is, the Paul Clark of Washington — young, handsome, and debonair. And another femrae ' s week-end is a success! Paul was elected a hop manager for the sake of the blind drags, for, though he may have left his heart down by the Potomac, his Irish tongue came with him. When he entered as a Plebe, the Powers-that-Be enlisted him in good ole " E " Co., and after three years of untiring effort, his true worth was recog- nized. They rewarded { ' :) him by promotion to the Third Battalion. It was on the Virginia trip that Paul finally came into his own. Then we discovered his many accomplishments, which stamped him a true son of the North Battalion. We can all say that our four years with Paul have given us the opportunity of knowing a splendid classmate and a fine friend. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) HOP MAN. GER (3) (2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN « !J Page One Hundred and Two Christian Hudgins 4°iarli« ' . FIFTH DISTRICT, GEORGIA ATLANTA, GEORGIA When ' ii) sent Chris to us thev liiil not know what they were losing. Their loss liowever, is our gain. Chris is one of the most popuhir men in our class. During Flehe year, a turn-baek is as a rule despised by his classmates. His privileges of sauntering across the ana, of going to hops, of looking arounil in tlic mess hall, of doing every- thing that an upper classninn may do — these ti ' ud to provoke distaste from his classmates. Not so, however, in Chris ' case. Not a man in ' . ' iO has done more for his class than has Clarke; not a man in the class is more deserving of the honors he has received. Vc shall remember Chris wearing a red sash at the hops, but we shall remember him more, when down at Fort Monroe, he stayed out all night and said— ' ■IIcll! Vli:its two nionths more or less. ' " ACTING COKI ' OKAL (3) ( ORPOUAL ( ' 2) SERGEANT (1) A. IS. B. A. GYMNASTICS (4) ELECTION COMMITTEE (cHAIRMAN) POINTER (i) COMPANY REPRESENTATI E HOP MAN. GER (3) (4) SUND. Y SCHOOL TEACHER (3) (2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER ( arKwn . l. Clifford NATIONAL GUARD, VERMONT PITTSFORD, VER.MONT VjLIFF came to us from the verdant hills of Vermont, and consequently we are not surpri.sed to find that his is a heart close to nature. One may find him any free afternoon roaming in the hills, though seldom alone. It is there that he does his scheming and planning for the future. Cliff ' s outstanding characteristic is his sincerity in all that he docs. His career has been marked by earnest en leavor and constant labor. When the weather is bad and walking is impracticable one will invariably find him browsing in the library. Slowly but surely he is storing away knowledge that will he valuable in his chosen profession, the . rniy. Cliff is a friend indeed, always cheerful, happy, and carefree. It matters not whether the horizon be dark or fair, he is the same, yesterday, today, and forever. CORPORAL (i) SERGEANT (1) RING COMMITTEE RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER Page One Hundred and Three 1 4°liarl« s Clinton Cloud. ELEVENTH DISTRICT, OHIO LANCASTER, OHIO Always ready with a smile — but not a grinning fool; handy with a slip-stick but not a wooden " specoid " : good at handling a tennis racquet — but not the big. brute " athletic " type. Clinton is never the extreme when the extreme is undesirable. He believes in moderation. (linloM is a imin who can see the finer things of life. He can appreciate the beauty in a chance bit of whistling as well as in one of Beethoven ' s com- positions. Somebody once defined " culture " in this way — the ability to see beauty wherever it may be. To a cultured gentleman, to an admirable room mate, to a truly fine classmate, to a man who loves life — lu ' re " s to vou, Clinton. CORPOnVL (2) SVPPLV SEKHE.WT (1) Gf). T FOOTn. LL (i) FI.SHI.NG OLUI) RIFLE M. HKSM. N PISTOL M. HKSMAN . Ht Brainard S. Cook EIGHTH DISTRICT, LOUISIANA ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA B. S. COOK, don ' t get flighty, the initials stand for Brainard Spencer. With a name like that you expect great things, so did his folks — President or .something — but in the parlance of the populace, no soap! Women — . h! Now you have it — are his weakness. Witness a skin " Photograph on table . . M. I. " He is entirely free of sectional prejudice too, be they from sunkist California, bleak Maine, warm Florida or rough West, they are still femmes, and B. S. loves ' em. Seriously though. Cook is a good egg. Living witli him three years tells that. He has helped a goat wife through academic storms and tactical pre- dicaments. He has done his bit in athletics, too — pitching a little baseball. West Point has had no terrors for him — Maximum tenths with minimum study — seems to have been his motto. He ' ll dasli out soon — Cavalry, I think. It he stays on the horse, he ' ll make a good Lieutenant, if he doesn ' t, a good policeman. It ' s all the same to him. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (4) FIRST SERGEANT (1) BASEBALL (3) (i) HOWITZER (i) (, ' 5) (i) GUN CLUB RIFLE . HRKSMAN PISTOL .MAUKS.MAN fe ir-v Jllllllllllllll Page One Hundred and Four PICKETTS CHARGE 1865 m i ■ =r " = :ni ■ , r 15 a II - II s . r " li Dani« l Antl4 r! on (°u«tper TWELFTH DISTRICT, G E () 1 G I A EASTMAN, OEOROIA ■ ' H " Co. has ha.l till ' K ' " " l fortuiir .,f liaviiig in its midst the class authority on aerodynamics, and Browning. Danny is a man reserved by nature, direct in speech, stnl)l)()rn in his opinions, ohler than his years. Five long years have made Danny cynical, but at the same time given him opportunity to dabble in his many hobbies. The future may find Dan a great ileetrical engineer, a radio cxiiert. or even a designer of airplanes. WhaleviT may be his chosen branch, we know that liis iiitliusiasm ,will carry him far. Among Danny ' s aecomi)lishments is his famous feat of balancing himself in a chair perched on a radiator, wliile niiuKliiuf; an apple and ciiiktu- trating (.n Matli And llll he «imI i ' ro tli. ' next day! Such genius nni: it be iirded. SBRGE. NT (1) KMITU NIGHT SIKIW ( U {■i) (I) FISHING (Lin iI ' X CUB HIFI.K SIIAUI " SII(«)TF.R MACHINE Gt ' N SHAHI ' SHOOTF.K PISTOL M ARKSMAMlt ' 4 7 i tiU ' ■-alrV ' ' h Friiiieiw J. Corr THIRTIETH DISTRICT, NEW TORK SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK 1 HE ritlc range — a husky command. ' " Cease firing! " — a dead silence and then — " Bang! " The machine-gun range — a loud whistle — the same silence — and then " Br-r-r. " Then again with the French Seventy-fives ' — a " Cease firing, indoad! " when " Bang " went nund er two gun. " Muzzle- bust Corr " has lived up to his name on every range we ' ve ever fired on — even with one-fifty-fives ' at Fort Eustis. Never is a firing complete without a misfire by Corr. His " Bang " is always the ex- clamation mark after any " Cease firing! " Frankie doesn ' t believe in unloading. He believes in letting every shot go. even if it is late. His motto? — " Never start a job you can ' t finish " combines with " Better late than never! " SERGEANT (1) TENNIS (i) (1) Page One Hundred and Five Fredorivk Gardner Crabb. Jr. SENATORIAL, CONNECTICUT CONNECTICUT How well do we remember those distant nights in Beast Barracks wlien we stayed up to Hsten to those weird hair-raising stories of China and India, of brawls in Singapore in which the narrator was a participant, of romance in France and Italy, and of the dangers and hardships on the deep. Many a Freshman lost his very essential sleep on such nights as these. Thus, Freddy entered West Point — a seasoned and able seaman — to try his luck in the Army. Certainly everyone will agree that he has had more than a modicum of success. Gardner, due to his snake-like proclivities, will long be remembered by the fair sex. The football fans won ' t forget Crabb because of his ability on the field and his constant fighting spirit — and we, his classmates, will always remember him as a de- pendable, straightforward, and true friend. CORI ' OHAI, ( ' 2) SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (-1) (2) (1) TRACK (4) (3) (2) (1) HONOR COMMITTEE CADET CHOIR H) (3) (2) (1) Stuart Francis Cra «-ford SEVENTEENTH DISTRICT, OHIO SHELBY, OHIO I5tew is one of the few individuals who have never worried about academics. He has always managed to stay with the engineers and yet have time for other things. A congenial disposition and his ability to play poker have resulted in his spending many a bleak winter afternoon at a card table enjoying himself and forming friendships that will last a lifetime. A quiet and forceful bearing quickly marked him as a leader and no one was therefore surprised to find him well up at the top of the make list. The aggressiveness and fighting spirit which every soldier is expected to have are not lacking in Stew. It is these qualities that have made him stick for four years to the game of football, taking the hard knocks that fall to the lot of the men of the " Can- non Fodder " Squad. CORPORAL ( ' 2) LIEUTENANT (1) FOOTBALL (i) (3) (2) (1) CL. SS SECRET. RY 100th night SHOW (4) rifle sharpshooter PISTOL sharpshooter Page One Hundred and Six m i Is N H 1 inl .in ■ F; S 111 Robt ' rt Ed -in 4 ' ron. Jr. FOURTH DISTRICT, TENNESSEE GALLATIN, TENNESSEE B(in. till- ••( ' mn ■■ I ' riiKc. in liis VDUtli l.anifil the value i f work and has appHctl the knowledge with great skill to his cadet life. His rise in scholastic standing is indicative of his outlook on life and points to success whether he remains in the Army or replaces Lindbergh in an Aviation Corjxiration. The adage " still water runs deep " is particularly ap[)lieable to Boh for he is characterized by serious- ness an l careful thought. In spite of his serious nature, he has contributed many jokes to the Pointer, in addition to several poems. Bob is a lover of good sports whether they be athletic, male or female. In " intermurder " football he nuiile his opponents bite the dust on every play. His chosen branch is the . ir and we hope that he achieves the coveted wings. Bon Voyage, " Oh silent kiiiglit. " SERGE.iXT (1) POINTER (4) 100th xicht snow (4) COLOR LI.NE (4) GUN CLVB tenth SQV. D (1) GLEE CLUB (3) RIFLE M.VRKSM. N PISTOL MARKSM.IN Ht ' iiry llinger Crosuvell FIRST DISTRICT, WEST VIRGINIA WASHINGTON, D. C. Sometimes we fear that too little importance is attached to the many extra-curricular activities which, though small in themselves, play such a large part in a cadet ' s life. We refer to those everyday routine contacts between cadets. It has bei ' u through these that we have come to regard Hank so highly. His spontaneous wit has enlivened many othenvise gloomy sessions with a very real and altogether likable gaiety. . minimum of his lime has been devoted to studying — a too generous portion has been levoted to aiding less fortunate ones. In spite of this. Hank ranks well toward the top of his class. No one surpasses Hank for those prize attributes so often .sought, but so seldom won. in a friend. We predict that his life will be rich with a success that only a host of friends can bring. CORPOR. L ( " i) GOLF (4) (ADET CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) FISHING CH B GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN iiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiiniuiuiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiimuiiiiiiiiiiiuimiu BELLEAtfWOOD 1917 - Page One Hundred and Seven n u LLLLU Anthony- Eugene ( ' ur io THIRD DISTRICT, NEW YORK BROOKLYN, NEW YORK loNY is a friendly soul. And this characteristic is the more creditable in view of the apalling physical development that has come to him from application to fiymnasiiim. And despite his close association with the president of the Women-haters ' Club, this amicable spirit of accord, this — metaphorically speaking — outstretched hand, is extended to the fairer as well as the wiser (?) sex. Always a firm believer in the infallibility of the Powers-that-Be and a respecter of the status quo, Tony developed faculties of leadership in summer camp that led to the addition of a third stripe to the husky arm and a tone of authority to the voice. Tony has come to the top, and there is no doubt that a man with his earnest spirit is sure of success in the . rmv. •laino»$ Oweii Curtis. Jr. EIGHTEENTH DISTRICT, TEX. S AMARILLO, TEXAS iNoTORiovs Texas gunman shoots way to West Point. " That is how the newspapers put it when the boy bandit gave himself up to federal author- ities, and donned the gray. But Jimmie is not a real " bad man " — just look at his picture. It would be a problem to picture his active career. He turns with facility from saxophone to soccer, from yearbook to fortnightl.v, from polo to pulpit. It ' s hard to say which color suits the chameleon best. On top of it all, Jimmie can somehow always find time for a sunny B. S. session or a bit of fiction. Upholding the best Texas traditions, he ' s taking the Cavalry — without — and here ' s luck to a thor- ough Southern Gentleman! CORPOR.tL (2) SOCCER (1) ELECTION COMMITTEE LIEUTENANT (1) POLO (3) RING COMMITTEE CORPOR. L (■i) LIECTEN.VNT (1) GYMX. STICS (4) (3) (2J (1) MINOR " . " (3) (i) C. PT. IN (1) FISHING CLUB RIKl.E MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN - HOWITZER (4) (3) (1) CLASS HISTORY EDITOR POINTER (1) ASSOCUTE EDITOR 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (2) (1) COLOR LINE (4) (3) (1) PRESIDENT Y. M. C. A. (1) CADET ORCHESTRA (4) (3) (2) (1) C. MP ILLIMIXATION (4) (3) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER k Page One Hundred and Eight TilK carwr if this son of Kiiiis;is hiis hi-cii an active one. pnnctuatcd l)y frcf|ucnt niisundrrstand- infrs with the Taitiial Department. Hut Jimmy ' s savoir fain- and dry liumor. coupled with n non- chalance that need- no Murads. has carried him IhroUKh unseat lied, and lias earned for him a place i|] our most exclusive eluh— (lie l- ' irst Class Bucks. . s K channe Kditor of the I ' ninUr. .Jimmy is re- sponsible for a great deal of tlu ' humor, and an occasional .soaring into the realm of versi ' . Hul his real forte is grinds, plain or fancy, riscpie. or what- have-yon? His pet phrase is " Have you heard till ' one about — ' " and then the crowd starts to gather. . fter graduation Jimmy will probably take all of his hurdles with the same smiling unconcern that has charactiTizi ' d his struggles here, taking life easily, but niaking it interesting. r HUM lieast Harraeks until graduation, this ruddy- faced Dutchman from Pennsylvania has entertained IIS in one way or another. He is possessed of an unusual wit. Unusual, yes, because it always per- sisted, even after gallons of cold water hail been used to dampen the ardor of his gayety. . s a pianist, he is hard t i beat, and the loo-licklish tunes which he draws forth so gracefully from the ivory keys have enhanced many a Color Line. Himdiedtli Night Show, or Informal Hop. 1-Vom the snares of fml,.. Maldon returned .safe and .s (I, but through conslant exitosure he succumbed to the lure of love. Cu|)id diil the work. Second Class fall, and now Mahlon ' s liead.-d for the Coast " with. " Hul his efforts have not been eonfined .solely to the amu.sement of himself and others. He stands high academically and will graduate well above the lie of his class. We predict for him a happy and s.sfiil future. lOllTU MCMT snow (4) (;!) couiii Li.NE (.■!) (1) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) {-D (1) SUNDAY SCHOOL TE. CHER (3) (2) (1) (. ' HESS CLUB CADET ORCHBSTB. (4) (3) (2) RIFLE SHAHI ' SHOriTER PISTOL ' MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Nine ff ; Olliel Roehelle Deering TWELFTH DISTRICT, TEXAS TOLAR, TEXAS CiOXSPicuous — because he is red-headed: that ' s " Red. " Since a Plebe, with " All right for the lights, sir " to the present time with " How are the lights, Mr. Dumbjohn? " , " Red " has been our out- standing Kaydet in Lacrosse, in Cadet Choir and in the hearts of our femmes. Playing Lacrosse is " Reds " dish. On Sunday, how- ever, he forgets his Lacrosse and turns on " close harmony " organs. When " Red " sings, we all sit up and listen. It is to this ability that we attribute Reds success with femmes. Red denies this but admits there may be a red-headed reflection in the class cup yet, as he scans the prices of miniatures. One of " Red ' s " ambitions is to be an aviator. In fact, he is so conscientious that he paid his " wife " a nickel to let him have the upper bunk in order to acquire the feeling of being up in the air. tonPOR. L (2) B. TT. LIOX SERGE. XT-MAJOR (1) LACROSSE (4) (3) (2) IOOth night show (■♦) CADET CHOIR (4) (.3) (2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MAHKSMA.N Huberii Paul Dellinger NINTH CONGRESSION.iL, NORTH CAROLINA GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA Uklly hails from the tar heel state. That, no doubt, accounts for the many good characteristics which this young Southerner possesses. At all times Delly displays a good nature and ever-ready smile which has won for liim many friends, not only in our class, but also in the underclasses. Also, we might mention the fact tliat Delly has one big obsession and that — femmes. The truth of the matter is that he becomes an integral part of Cullum Hall at the first flourish of an orchestra leader ' s baton each Saturday night and remains so until the last rviffle of the Hell Cat ' s drum at midnight. Delly is a confirmed goat, not by choice admittedly, but rather because of the " gol-darned . cademic Department. " However, that ' s no handicap. He has determination and that will go a long way toward helping him to win the confidence and admiration of the Commanding Officers under whom he will serve. Best luck Delly! SERGEANT (1) WRESTLING (4) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) GOAT FOOTBALL (2) RIFLE M. nKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER R ' Page One Hundred and Ten THE ALAMO • ' 1836 ■ |i li ,Fi! 3 ini ■ Jri lri ■ m m - m Albfrl K. H« ' iinis SENATORIAL, NEW MEXICO SPRINGER, NEW MEXICO Uen.ms is an cxic ' cdiiijily pliasaiil yount, ' man who posspssos the rare power of kfcpinf! his opinions to hinisrlf nnlpss specifically asked for them. His good nature and ever-ready smile make him welcome wherever he goes, and he travels quite a hit. His one liig ohsession, if it lan he (■allc l an obsession, is till- gain - of golf. The truth of the matter is that Dinnis hecame an integral part of the plain with the .iiImuI of Spring and remains so till the icy winds fniiii the Ilnil.son drive nil to the comfort of their rooms. Dennis ' career, so far as we have known him. has been varied; he has been in all .sections from the first to the last; he has been a member of the most colorful company in the Corps; and last, hut not least, there arc no places for " F. S.-ing " wlicrc he has not lieen. rOnPORAI, (i) SERGEANT (1) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (i) TENTH SQIAD niKLE MARKSMAN PISTOL sn.MiPSHOOTER John Brazellon Fillmore Dice SECOND DISTRICT, TENNESSEE MORRI.STOWN, TENNESSEE When this son of Tennessee left his native hills and turned his face northward, he visioned West Point as something hardly attainable, and gradua- tion as lost in the distant future. Now, June week is here and Joe looks back at four years well spent. ' I " he dominant note of that four years has been en- jo ' ment, a word which epitomizes not only the Cadet career of John Dice, but perhaps of his life as well. Johnny has worried more about his hops than his files. To drop a tenth is nothing, but his philosophy would allow tor few hops or few chances to drag to be mis.sed. lie approaches the Southern Gentle- man in the true Cabellian sense of the word: to be always chivalrous; to have a ready and amusing wit; to think seriously as infrequently as possible; the.se are his qualities. Thus frt)m West Point passes John Dice, soldier and gentleman. SERGEANT (1) BASKETBALL (4) (3) TRA.-K (4) (3) (2) (1) CROSS COUNTRY (4) (3) (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN CHAPULTEPEC 1847 • Page One Hundred and Eleven William D. Difiiiiison FIFTH DISTRICT, ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS We shall remember Dick just as he was on that last night at Fort Monroe. There he was — all set for an after-taps escapade. A cap, a pair of shoes, a dress coat, and a screeching pair of striped drawers — these were all he was wearing. He was about to go out when some kind soul asked, " Where are your trou, Dick? " Then — Dick ' s usual retort. " I haven ' t the foggiest idea! " A prolonged search throughout barracks, an awakening of each man in turn, then his " Oh hell. " He was about to go en deshabille when he discovered the offending garment hanging on his arm. This incident is typical of Dick. His " I haven ' t the foggiest idea, " is really equivalent to " I don ' t give a damn about it. " He doesn ' t worry; he doesn ' t give a care about things other men think seriously about. Carefree, contented, indifferent, happy — that ' s Dick. . TIN(; (OHPORAL (3) CORPORAL (i) SERGEANT (1) CAMP ILLUMINATION COMMITTEE 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (2) (1) ENGINEER POOTB.VLL (-2) RIKLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SMARP.SI1I II rl ER A MAN who is willing to stay on the area for almo.st an entire year, one who is willing to give up a month of furlo in order to stay — he must like the place. He ' s the type of man whom we want in the service. He ' s the kind that will stick, through the proverbial thick and thin. Entertaining! — will we ever forget the Miller- Crabb-Diddlebock combination? Or those evening performances on the eighteenth division stoop by the Hays Company? Or that street cleaner ' s Hundredth Night dance? A man who knows people and makes them laugh, one who is the life of any party — a man who w-ill be a valuable addition on any Army post — that ' s Diddlebock. A. B. KING OF THE BIRDS IIIOTII NIGHT SHOW ( ' 2) (1) CO-ACTHOR OF lOllTU NIGHT PLAT CHOIR (4) (2) (1) I OAT FOOTBALL TEAM t ' t| [ : I Page One Hundred and Tuielve PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 4 ' harl ' K ;r jiii vill ' llo l; « ' SECOND DISTRICT, VERMONT HAHVARD, MASSACHUSETTS Hey, Mister, all riglit f.ir tin- liHlit,.- " Wliat! Mine; Sir. The.v twinkle a.s the stur.s above! . . . . " Thus our Charlie — Red for short, began for the first time to take life seriously. The hospital ilainied him for a part of Heast Harracks ami gave him a handieap on the I ' lebe U kv. but he gamely plo.lde.i on. Charlie is renowned for I. is l .nd soimd off. When it eoines to rattling the vocal cords, he really has ITU In athletics, Charlie takes nothing .seriously except Hockey. Yearly, he goes out for that. In other sea.sons — Bunk fatigue. Hoodies and hops claim his attention. Our Charlie takes his first sections in- differently, dropping occasionall.v to the second for inspiratitni. — His favorite branch no one knows — when he clears his first j mip in riding with both feet in the stirrups we expect him to choose a mounted branch. He dominated all femnics by his irresistible red hair, but whether he has dodged their lines we are not as yet safe to sa.v — some sa.v that he once let the iron get too cold. He has made a place for himself in the hearts of all who have come in contact with him. by his ready smile, his pleasing wit and his ever-ready willingness to aid a friend. ACTINO l()Hl ' OH. L (3) lOFU ' ciRM, lit LIEtTi;N.VXT (1) TR.VCK (4) HOCKEY (4) Ci . ' I HOP MANAGER (1) CHOIR (i) (3) ( - ' 1; RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Aubrey Kennel ii Dodson SECOND DISTRICT, OKLAHOMA ROLAND, OKLAHOMA iJiRiNi; the dark, dreary, dreadful, disheartening davs of our Beast Barracks, when solitude seemed superfluous, and impeachments were still the vogue in Oklahoma, there came to us the intellect of a savant. Little did we realize then, as we cast our eyes upon our men of learning, the reallv profound depths of his knowledge, gleaned from the ends of the earth, nor the breadth of his understanding. ( " Tis said that never yet has he been bested in an argument, nor has he refused one. . Spanish . thlete " a ravir ' I!) Kndowed with a .sense of exceptional thoroughness, perception, and one of sublime etticienc. — remark- ably forceful and level-headed— it was inevitable that the years should bring to him those things which a Ka.vdet holds most dear — an enviable aca- demic record, a perfect military one. and added to that, the resiM-ct and admiration of all who know " I say. Curti: month. " to write this feinme next ACTI.VO CORPORAL (1) CORPORAL (2) f y LIEUTENANT (1) PCBNTER ( ' 2) (1) ASSOCI. TE EDITOR (1) IOOTII NIGHT SHOW (4) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (3) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN USTER ' S LAST STAND 1876 Page One Hundred and Thirteen After growing up within these eoki gray walls, it seems but natural that the stern rigors of West Point shoukl be exemplified in this rugged man named Dohs. He is even from birth, a true son of West Point. His four years here have marked the culmination of his childhood ambition to be a part of the brilliant display that daily met his eyes. Plebe year found Frank, a buxom youth fresh from " tin school, " ready to take his place and do his share, albeit the effort cost him thirty pounds of his precious avoirdupois. Quiet, unassuming, and often shy, his romantic nature has been often overlooked. In these four years, filled with intercollegiate fencing, balls, blind drags, and leaves spent in Washington, Frank has steadfastly held to the old proverb, " Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. " Like the flowers in the spring, love has bloomed in the heart of our classmate; like the birds in the fall it has departed, to return anew in different plumage. May such variety continue to add zest to this true connoisseur of all that is lovely in the feminine sex. SERGEANT (1) FENCING (• ) (3) MINOR " a " (4) (3) CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) GUN CLUB HIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN Who can fathom the depths of those eyes? Who can penetrate his sphinx-like silences. Quiet but humorous, slow but sure, conscientious but broad- minded, he represents the kind of man that we all would like for a friend and a pal. Due no doubt to his self-contanied sobriety he is not well known to a number of his classmates, but by those who do know him, he is greatly admired and respected. Dark complexion, dark brown eyes and hair, he exerts an easily understood attraction over the femi- nine of the species, yet coolly indifferent to the female lure he observes a state of celibacy, cruel in its severity. His story is briefly told; flowery words would be inappropriate. Either the . ir or the Engineers will claim him. To whichever arm he goes he will be well adapted and of no mean ability. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) SUPPLY SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) TRACK (a) MODERN PENTATHLON (4) (3) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (2) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT I liny Page One Hundred and Fourteen il : ■ ' - i « ; P[ t PI ' pf - ■ PI - IS _,■ !■ ' P M = IP!| - n| 5 wi %. Ill % G« wr;i£ ' Clifford Duehring DT8TRICT OF COLUMBIA NATIONAL GIARD WASHINGTON, D. C. Oanoi H(iy from Wasliiiijitoii, D. ( ' . Tluil soiitliiTn twist of tlu ' tongue will softi ' ii tlio luirdest of fciniiies. Not exactly a snake, but when he does deride to give the girls a treat, they are all hot and bothered. But hands off. girls — George is taking C. . . C. — if that means anything to you. George ' s ehecrful disposition is one of the traits which have made him so popular and will liked. Seldom does he join the ranks of the despondent. but takes the bumps in his I ' jisy-goiiig, inditfercnt attitude. These years of ehhse contact with (ieorge have proved him to be a really true friend. His diligence anil efforts have been rewarded by the aea lemic board and his personality and s|)o niness by the Tactical department . . . nd say — . sk (ieorge what to do when on Flirta- tion Walk at the first call for P-rade. acting corporal (3) lieutenant (1) election committee rifle expert CORPORAL (2) RIFLE (3) («) (1) GUN CLUB PISTOL 8H. RPSHOOTER ' f ' ' ; Thoniai) Welflun Diinii TWELFTH DISTRICT, TEXAS FORT WORTH, TEXAS SoMK are born snakes, others achieve that coveted distinction, but few have snakedom thrust upon them. " T- Villy " was favored by both birth and early training. Hlond. brown-eyed, and from Texa.s — a combination of Vernon Castle. Maurice. and M. Vizcl— this youth needed only the golden opportunities proffered by West Point. With his election to the red-sash brigade, attendance at the hops increa.sed so materially that the West Shore Railroad instituted a special West Point train. Tommy ' s fan mail is prodigious, but he still finds time to tire on the riHe team, although it has been suggested that his real motive is a desire for pro- tection against female advances rather than a love for the military arts. He that as it ma.v. Tommy is a real soldier as is atteste l by his R. O. T. C. eol- onel -y an l commission in " ( " Co. In both lines of duty he has acquired invaluable experience for the years to conic. CORPORAL (i) LIEUTENANT (1) RIFLE TEAM (3) (2) (1) ELECTION COMMITTEE HOP MANAGER FISHING CLUB GUN CLUB RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER BELLEAIIWOOD • 1917 Page One Hundred and Fifteen m Joe Clifton East SIXTEENTH DISTRICT, MISSOURI ROLLA, MISSOURI i HE many friends of J. C. realize the futility of attempting to give a real glimpse of his eharacter and possibilities in a few lines. Only a brief resume of his most outstanding characteristics is possible. Joe is to be remembered as a typical product of " A " Co.: he is tall and strong, and handsome though red-haired. Plebe year. Pink stepped out and took first place in the gym meet, but that gesture was merely to show his versatility, for actually his heart was with the ancient and honorable profession of the sword — literally! It is enough to say, " Look up the records, and when challenging him, DON " T CHOOSE S. BRES. " His most striking characteristic is his abundance of energy for pursuits that interest him, and his in- difference for those that hold no charms : — . cademics do not, but there is a femme who simply charms and charms and charms! SERGE.WT ( ) TRXCK U) L.«ROSSE (2) (1) FENCI.NG (i) (3) («) (1) niKl.E MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER ' liarl( y Paul Eastburn FIFTH DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI MERIDIAN. MISSISSIPPI (jHARLEY is one of those cool men who always wonder why people are hurrying when " Atten- tion " rings — one of those who were never known to be excited. He is aiming at a pair of wings — with- out a harp — .so that his unexcitable nature will serve him well. Some might call him phlegmatic, but we tliink him reservedly level-headed. He has never gone in for stars. In fact he has been closer to anchors, but he never worries others with continual talk about his fessing. .After furli) Charley was one of the poor men afflicted with heart trouble. However, it ' s all over now: " the " picture no longer appears in the evening during call to quarters, and he is back to normal — for which we arc all thankful. It takes experience to make the man! Discussing this heart trouble, Charley is always on deck, cool and collected, ready to go anywhere — an ideal type to lead men. SERGEANT (1) A. B. W ' RESTUNG ( " 2) (1) RIFLE SHARI ' SIIOCITKH PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER " BUNKER HILL 1775 Page One Hundred and Sixteen William Dole Eckert THIRD DISTRICT, INDIANA MADISON, INDIANA Spike — " I " Co ' s. baby boy. after a few months ' hard work on the " Inflcfinites " at Shads, victor- iously met the exanuniii lioard. and bef;aii liis career as a sciliiiir. Beast Barracks, 1 Icbcdum, Vcarliii(; suuiincr. descrip, and calciihis battered and hardened his sturd.v frame, so that by fiirlo he was ready for war or peace. What happened during that strange interlude we can only guess, but on his return we marvelled — he had become a man!! TIic Icnipcrin process was continued throngh Second Class year by 111.- I ' hil Department. Tli.-y di.l so well that when he did his bit with the I ' lebes in First Class summer even the Tacs could find no fault. Strangely enough, Culluni seemed to hold no attrac- tion for this . donis of Indiana. The bright moth fluttering under its HH) lights reeeivi-d never a glance. We wondered why — until we met Her. . nd now we beseech " Her " to look out for this young man for he is our friend and buddy — then, upw, . and ahrai s. ' ' — JS L lOHPOR.VL (i) Srppit SERGEANT (1) IIONf)R COMMITTEE uo TZER (1) poi.nter (+) (3) Thomas Irwin Edgar SENATORIAL, MARYLAND BALTIMORE, MARYLAND LI PON first contact with Edgar, we recognized in him those golden qualities of silence and quietness. He has since become I ' steemeil, as a real man anil an all-round keen file. Whether playing baseball or tennis, coaching the Goats, or advancing the cause of the Air Corps as a branch, Ed is equally adept. This canny Englishman seems to be gifted with ability. No one could ever accuse him of boning tenths, and yet he gets tlicre just the same. His genuine sincerity, big-heartcdness. and easy humor have won him innumerable frii ' uds in the Corps. Tlu ' se qualities which carried him so far in our hearts will, we are certain, win for him appro- batioi and welcome in his chosen career — and elsewhere. To know Tom is a pleasure, to live w ith hi lege. To say good-bye to him — a regret. l rivi- FISIIING CLl B GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN SERGEANT (I) WRESTLING (3) GUN CLUB HOWITZER (i) (1) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) BIFLE MARKSM.Uf PISTOL EXPERT NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundred and Seventeen iEi t ni M iM :S .1 tsB rf r ' =•■ " llf S If = Wl C ■ P M , N " a Jl ' N ill y] lia 3b|s " w. ypni w Russel Gu - Emory SECOND DISTRICT, MINNESOTA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 1 HE usual man and the usual biographj — these pages are full of both. Here is perhaps what might be an unusual biography, and is without doubt, an unusual, exceptional man. Read on. If some thoughtful person that knew this Sam Emery were requested to devise an epitaph for his head- stone, the most descriptive phrase that could be applied would be just two words, " He lived. " He holds life, like a wine-soaked sponge, in his hands, squeezes from it every drop, and lets the rich intoxicating fluid roll down his thirsty gullet. Each new experience is to him but a new toy. a curiosity to be inspected, studied, divested of its mystery, and then — to be discarded. He has thus acquired a vast amount of knowledge, a sort of knowledge that makes of him an interesting character. Paradoxical as it may seem, he is a romantic realist. Mentally, he is alert and apt. but prone to neglect less interesting subjects for the study of more interesting. Physically and mentally alert — capable in both mind and body — Sam is a man. f SERGEANT (1) A. B. FOOTBALL (i) (3) (2) (1) B. SEB.VLL (4) BOXDfG (3) (2) (1) INDOOR MEET CAMP ILLUMINATION CO.M.MITTEE HOWITZER (4) (3) ( ' 2J POINTER (4) (3J RIK1.E MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT Keith Hartiiian Ewbank HONOR SCHOOL KINGMAN, INDIANA r OR years Indiana has emulated the example of so many of our Southern States and loaned her sons to the Military for only brief periods. It remained for Wank to correct this deficiency. Although differing from the usual run of Hoosiers in this respect, Ewbank has managed to achieve the self-same B. A. degree that is so characteristic of his fellow — shall we say — statesman. For three years. Wank, along with the rest of us, ignored various and sundry regulations which interfered with his pursuit of this so-elusive pleasure. But, it is a significant fact that even a session on the area failed to lessen his good nature and ability to laugh off the trials of existence. In our opinion, the degree of B. S. should also be appended to the name of Ewbank. In the artistic, elaborate, and exaggerated portrayal of real and fancied past escapades, Wank is peerless. As to other activities, we will only mention that being endowed with ambition to become a good rifle shot. Wank achieved the distinction of being the best in the Corps. W ' e congratulate the Air Corps on receiving such an able and accomplished man into their branch. ACTING CORPORAL (3 " " a " ) CORPORAL ( ' 2) LIEUTEN. NT (I) H.A. A.B. RIFLE (3) (2) PRESIDENT INDOOR RIFLE CLUB _; HONOR COMiMITTEE Gl ' N CLUB- " RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER Page One Hundred and Eighteen . - -L - U ,. ipi;i|i!-|!rl-, ;g j Dar«« ' iii V«»rlli F« rt U!«on SIXTH DISTRICT, MICHIGAN DETROIT, MICHIGAN r iiist-call " I-Vrguson — so tli v diibbicl liiin be- cause he was always five minutes early in arriving for a formation. But that same effieiency has carrie l him through to a Lieutenancy in his First Class year, and, more, to a record clean and enviable from bejjinniii to end. We luivr no kick to l.uincli iiKiiinst " First Cidl " ; he lias always kept the dust off tlie idcove w 1- work and has always come throMjjh in the I ' ud with a pair of trousers to wear to inspection if we bef;gcd hard enough. With a loyalty to the Corps and its principles that has never been surpassed, with a .sense of duty and justi e that has ni ' ver failed, he has nobly ac(|uitted liinisclf in these four years of tra ' ail and worry. (io forth, you son of Mi liif;aii, carry our banner with you always, for if it f, ' ocs with you, it will f, ' o far. acting CORPOIAI. (. ' )) eORPOILVL (4) UEUTENANT (1) SWIMMING (4) (3) (i) (1) Carl llcnrv Ft ' riiMlroni NEW JERSEY NATIONAL GUARD NORTH PL.VINFIELD TOWNSHIP, N. J. Ueterminatidn! For three long years Carl has been trying to learn the accordion — and still he tries. During his second class deadbeat, a Yearling donated him a victrola for the benefit of all con- cerned — all of which prompted the budding musi- cian to purchase a new accordion of far greater beauty and magnificence. " Slim " is " hivey " — this is official. He has the gift of intellect but not the desire to devote much time to his lessons. Good-natured, always ready to help in anything, Carl has filled a place in our midst that no one else could, to say nothing of filling a place in ranks which few others would even attempt to do. And on the football field he has stopped many holes which opposing backs wished were left vacant. We give it as our fixed opinion that Carl Henry will some day make Sweden and the U. S. A. proud of him. CORPOR.VL (i) SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) (8) ( ' i) (1) WRESTUNO (2) (1) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 j m i n iii.i.iiii m Page One Hundred and Nineteen Alva Revista Fil« ii SENATORIAL, NEBRASKA KEARNEY, NEBRASKA June — the month of gay flowers, sweetly singing birds, thrilling romances, and matriculation at West Point. Our hero rides stiffly with an impatience that is beyond control. Then July, montli of sweaty drills, unbearable P-rades, hateful police call forma- tions Why didn ' t the train take its time. ' But after the first shock of realization, our young recruit became a true Kaydet — imperturbable, yet ready for action at all times. Alva, with his charmingly precise granmiar and unfailing good humor, has always been a conspicu- ous figure at Cullum. Apparently nothing could keep him from dragging. It is even rumored that he rented a portion of the balcony for certain purposes of his own. In the class room his astounding ability to remember facts has made us gasp. He always spent an un- believably short time on his lessons, yet seemed to know every figure to the fifth place. The Army will be glad to clain many duties. one .so fit for its SERGEANT (1) FENCINi; ( 4) PISTOL (4) (1) POINTER (3) IOOtm NItiHT SHOW (2) COLOR LIME (4) OL ' N CLviif ' i TENTH SQUAD (2) (1) 4 J RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL EXPERT . « ' Frank Theodore Folk SIXTH DISTRICT, OKLAHOM- YUKON, OKLAHOMA r OLK, usually known as Buck, is an example of the fact that the will to win is half the battle. Starting out as a goat he demonstrated that the rarefied atmosphere of the upper sections is open to every- one. Buck applied persistent determination to everything from wrestling to academic work. However, he is quick to recognize the right of superior knowledge or ability in any argument and quick to learn from his opponent. Sensitive himself, he respects his associates ' feelings. He enjoys an argument, but unlike many men, he is willing to listen to the other side of the question. This trait along with his natural tact makes him especially well fitted for the close comradeship enforced by barracks life. Like many other fine men Folk started in " C " Company and in his First Class year was transferred. " B " Company gained, but the military eflSciency of " C " Company was impaired. SERGEANT (Ij FOOTBALL (4) FISHING f ' LUn GUN CLUB RIFLE M-iHKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN IOOTH NIGHT SHOW (4) % u Page One Hundred and Twenty Ki« liarfl S. Freeman ELEVENTH DISTRICT, INDIANA WINAMAC, INDIANA Yes, tliat ' s Dick, mir " luiil. liiarty lioosicr. " ilorp in the niirc of thoiiRht. lie is one man who knows the time and the phiee for everything: quiet and thoiif;htfnl. pleasant and playful, just as the oeea- siim ilimaiids. At a time for work, he jiuts his shoulder lo the wheel and lilu(, ' s with the courage and spirit of a lico. As regards wonii-n, he still seems ludiarmed Ity the sting of a femnie. Their charins are to hiui as water to a duck ' s hack. IIo vev T, athletics are a different story, h ' or four years his staun ' h spirit has galloped roiuid Ihi ' gridiron: for three years he has tripped up and ilown a Lacrosse field: and for two years he drihhled a haskethall. He has suffered, and it appears thai he will indefinitely sutfiT. the worries of M goir.T. Arthur Leonard Fuller, Jr. AT LARCE HONOLUH ' , T. H. In every class there are specialists — some good and some excellent — l)ut seldom such as . rt. His talents range from stars to track meets; he can edit a How- it iT and li ' ach a Sunday School. With all this. . rt has been .so ready to help, either with skags, poop-sheets, or advice, that there are few indeed who do not feel that he has aided them mightily. He is a refuge for the Yearling Goats and a friend in need for cpiestions as varie l as how to rini a guanl mount or to dodge a blind drag. His records ami problems, explanations and solu- tions are among the mo.st effective enemies of the Math Department. Many times he has saved men from going down in the . cademic Quagmire. In short, a character admired and respected by a man to whom we are sure we will be abli ' to : when the time comes, " Well done. " dl: •| ' hc S. talents i-v will gain a man who.se abililii have tried and found good. CORPORAL (2) FOOTBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) LACROSSE (.•?) (2) (1) CATHOLIC CHOIR (S) (2) (1) LIEUTENANT (1) BASKETBALL (4) CROSS COfNTRV (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN c . PISTOL MARKS. IAS ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) BATTALION ADJIITANT (1) TRACK (■)■) (3) CROSS COUNTRY (4) (3) SOCCER (2) CLASS SECRETARY (3) HOWITZER (3) (2) (1) POINTER (3) (2) (1) STARS (4) SINDAY SCHOOL TEACHER (3) (2) (1) TENTH SQUAD RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL EXPERT - -.. USTERSLASTSTAND 1876 Page One Hundred and Ticenty-one iloy Duiit-an Uaney ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA Independence — outstanding independence. The biography may well end with that one word. Wiley has this admirable characteristic in abundance. He says the things he thinks and does the things he wants to do — when he thinks them and when he wants to do them. He does things and does thera by himself. He depends on but one man — Wiley Ganey. Another word — efficiency. Even this is intermingled with independence. He doesn ' t care upon whom his efficiency falls or when it strikes. He shows no favoritism; he expects none. One man is as good as another. A man whom we favor because he never asks favor — one who will get things done because he himself does things — independent and efficient — Wiley Duncan Ganey. CORPORAL (2) TRACK (4) PISTOL (2) (1) HOWITZER (2) (1) POINTER (3) LIEUTEN.VNT (1) WRESTLING (3) (2) (1) EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE ADVERTI.SING MANAGER (1) 100th NIGHT SHOW (2) (1) FISHING CUB 1 HERE is some good in everything, ortli Barracks gave us Garton. On football trips this year Garton proved his triumphs over wild beasts and women. He gave the finest example of inverted mule skinning ever witnessed at an Army football game. He then showed astounding generosity by giving away the shirt from his back. The Virginia trip proved his undoing. Slugged for good-heartedness, standing on dry land for the rest of the summer, he naturally developed a great antipathy for the scene of his misfortune. Imagine his misery when, captain of the swimming team and holder of a 440 record, he was kept from Dela- field during the long hot months of summer camp. Frankness such as his is refreshing, and under his thinning locks lies a mind and power capable of guiding and driving masterfully whatever he chooses to drive on the road to distinction. ACTING CORPORAL (;i) CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) A. B. (1) B. A. (1) FOOTBALL (2) SWIMMING (4) (3) (2) (1) MINOR " a " (4) (;?) (2J (1) INDOOR MEET (4) RING COMMITTEE FISHING CLUB GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN iiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiitiiiiitiiMiiuiuiniiiniiiiiiiininiiiitnitiimiiiimii Page One Hundred and Ttventy-tivo 1 HIS darkly suave couiitoiiancc will be recognized l)y our literati as belonging to none other than Jeff — ■ or, more reeently, H. Harrington. Jeff came to this historic prison from tlie Army, and emergi ' d after the rigors of I ' lebe year as one of the bigger and better B. S. artists of our class. He was wont to hohl the first section in English spell- bound by his verbal soarings into the realm of plain and fancy hot air. He could hypnotize our most hardened brothers with a dissertatiim on anytliing and everything from Femmes to Freud. Jeff is one of our very busiest men. . long with nil extra-curricular activities, he finds time to drive " ( ' " f ' o. and to satisfy his enormous appetite for good literal nri ' . Here he is then — a good soldier and an interesting companion. Tis our loss and the Doughboys ' gain when Jeff sets out to sea. COBPOR.VI. (i) CAPT.VIX (1) KEXCISC (4) (3) . SSIST. NT M. X. GER (2) MAN. GER (1) POINTER LITER.VRT EDITOB RIFLE M.VRKSMAX PISTOL M.VRKSM.IX SECRET. RY-TREASrRER, INTERCOLLEGI.VTE FENCING . SSO(I.VTION George Wareham Gibbs FOURTEENTH DISTRICT, TEX.iS WASHINGTON, D, C. Blend a devil-ma.v-care attitude, an appealing smile, anil a bit of romance and you have George. n . rmy child, he has traveled far, seen much, and forgotten all. (leorge came to West Point with a string of victories behind him. The four years here liave only served to increase this record. His success may be at- tributed to an uncanny ability for doing much in a short time. (Jeorge may be fast asleep at the first note of assembly but in ranks at the last. .Xcademics have been a " pipe " for him. He has ranked near the top in French, Spanish an l English seemingly without effort. ( " leorge prefers brunettes; they all prefer George. No doubt his indifferent attitude plays a prominent part in his phenomenal success with the fairer se. . We predict for George a line of success, for he has those unusual and highly desirable attributes which predict success in any profession. sergeant (1) BOXING (4) (3) RIF LE MARKSMAN . iJffV|I WXJ, BELLEAKWOOD • 1917 Jimmmyim Page One Hundred and Tuenty-lhree Ht ' rbcrl ' harl ' N C ibn« ' r. Jr. SENATORIAL, C O X N E f ■ T I C U T BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT ' ' My son, 1 want you to be first captain, to lead the football team, and graduate one in your class. " Those words denote accomplishments that dwarf the " Labors of Hercules, " and demand a soldier, a .scholar, and an athlete molded into one. Un- daunted, Bun Gibner heard and started to fulfill a father ' s wish. Four years have passed. Out of the silence in a great stadium, colorfully filled, sounds a staccato bark, " Six — one — seven! " eleven stalwart warriors leap forward. Gibner, quarterback, is guiding the Army team to victory. The long gray line stretching across the plain breaks into companies to pass in review. Cadet Lieu- tenant Gibner marches by with his platoon. Graduation Day. The embryo officers move for- ward to accept their commissions and Bun Gibner advances in the upper third of his class. Soldier, scholar, athlete — well done and may the echo of those words pursue you always. CORPORAL (2) LIEUTENANT fl) FOOTBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) LACROSSE (3) (2) (1) SUMMER CAMP TENNIS CHAMPION (1) MODERN PENTATHLON (4) FISHING CLUB GUN CLUB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL EXPERT .4rlliur ' l ' v« ' laiitl Ciootl viii. SENATORIAL, NORTH CAROLINA GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLIN. r Ew things about . ce may be taken for granted. However, like all Southern gentlemen he is most courteous and attentive, raves about his beloved South, belabors the North and votes a straight Democratic ticket. He has more ideals than New York City has taxicabs (?). Barely out of tlie cradle, he found himself jousting with the country ' s warriors. While here, he has not lost his natural wit and spontaneity and yet has easily conquered apparently impossible tasks with an ease and natural gaiety possible only to Ace. We, his classmates, have sat back, sighed, envied, and admired. Of course he is a snake! Why waste himself uiion mere men. His one experience at missing a hop brought fi e letters to the hospital begging for news and hoping he ' d recover soon. Rumor has it that his snaking is over now, however. As a cheer leader he is a max. His innumerable friends testify to the high regard in which everyone holds him. CORPORAL (2) FIRST SERGEANT (1) A. GyMN. STICS (3) (2) (1) MANAGER (1) CHEER LEADER (1) FIELD ARTILLERY E.XPERT FISHING CLUB GU.N CLUB Page One Hundred and Tiventy-four BUNKER HILLr 1775 f= - I John V. Greeo SENATORIAL. MIN N KSCITA EVELETH, MINNESOTA A MAN beloved of the Corps — the saxophonist supreme. John deserted the inner -ir les of jazz- doni ' s elite for the formal consolation of Kayilel Gray and forty-four buttons. But if you are pre- pared to read the e.srapades of a misplaced hot shot you may change your mind, or change the inirul of the class of " 30, for we believe that no finer, more decent little man ever lived. And that saxophone! Most of us are not usually prone to moon gazing — except the Yearlings — but the cadet never lived whom that melody couldn ' t make think of home, of femme. of high ronumee, and uurulfill ' .l dreams. A man — yet one whose genius can bring out the softer side of all of us. Listen in. if you can. to a theological discussion in a Yearling Knglish section and judge if that be genius. SERGEANT (1) (AMP lUAMlN.VTroN COMMITTEE IOOth night show (4) (3) («) (1) color line (4) (3) (1) CATHOLIC CHOIR (4) (3) { " i) (1) CADET PL. YERS (3) (i) Ol N CUB CADET ORCHESTRA (4) (3) (i) (1) PISTOL EXPERT W llllam Fletcher Grisham FOURTH DISTRICT. MISSISSIPPI WEST POINT, MISSISSIPPI One dreamy Sunday afternoon, during " Beast Barracks. " the peaceful quiet that so predominates in that place, was rudely broken by the blast of a horn. Investigating, we found young Fletcher and his trumi)et: both from the muddy banks of the great " Father of Waters. " Grish besides being somewhat of a musician, luis unusual ability as a mechanic. By the end of his Second Class year he had succeeded in solving that intriguing mystery of F. = M. A. His jiet ambition is to realize perpetual motion, ami he works with everything from mousetraps to door knobs as apparatus. Grish has spent an industrious four years here. The fact that he studied whenever he found it neee.ssary li ' ft him little time for Corps Squads, but he was always there « ith the spirit to back the team. There is little doubt but that he will make a very success- ful officer. ( (IKI ' OHAL (i) TR. CK (4) KIK!.i; M VRKSMAN SUPPLY SERGEANT (1) WRESTLING (4) (3) (2) (1) TENTH SQUAD (2) PISTOL MARKSM.VN Page One Hundred and Twenty-five 3 __ M M r. «: F m n :■ 11 Villiani Ewing Grubbs SENATORIAL, KENTUCKY JUNCTION CITY, KENTUCKY Born and l)rc(l in old Kentucky — but Bill didn ' t come to us by hit or miss: he followed the footsteps of a big brother who graduated in io. Evidently that same big brother had cautioned him that a Plcbe should neither be seen nor heard. Con- sequently, during Plebe year, the only trace we had of Bill was the record of his campaigns listed on the delinquency sheet once or twice a month. But after Plebe year, the Yearling stripe and sum- mer camp wrought wonders. It was then that Bill decided to make himself known to all concerned. In a very short time we all had found a very dear friend. Bill ' s popularity lias several worthwhile reasons; one is his unlimited good nature; another, his un- tiring willingness to help a classmate; and still another, his ability to describe the glories of old Kaintuck — namely good-looking women and fast horses. CORPORAL (2) A. B. B. A. MACHINE GUN MARKSMAN SERGEANT (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL M.VBKSMAN A I Claronee llarvf y Gunderson TENTH DISTRICT, IOWA FOREST CITY, IO V. Setting aside all subterfuge and resolving to achieve distinction by directness, we hereby go on record as giving it as our fixed opinion that Gundy is a scholar and a gentleman. And as the Tactical Department, which is a much better known judge of military matters than the Howitzer, has chosen him Captain and Supply Officer, you may be assured that he is a very well-rounded man. Gundy is one of those rare types which are bound to be noticed. Star man and Rhodes Scholarship Candidate, he has enough conspicuous traits, but no description of the man would be complete with- out a mention of his charm in casual conversation. It is unusual to find among the more or less prosaic practicals who wear the gray, a man so well versed in all matters. acting CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL ( ' 2) CAPTAIN AND REGIMENTAL SUPPLY OFFICER (1) HOWITZER (4) STARS (i) CADET CHOIR (3) ( ' i) Y. M. C. A. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (1) TENTH SQUAD (3) (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN ' Str - ' if ' tzr I iimililjir :: THE ALAMO • 1836 • ' i I C 7 t Page One Hundred and Twenty-six John S. Ouihrie THIRD DISTRICT, COLORADO LA JUNTA, COLORADO Nothing lias yv{ (Ijiiintcd the siiiili ' thai (iiitlirie liad whon lie entered the institution. He has kept it intact throufjh Beast Harrarks. descriptive geom- etry, and even the trials and tribulations of being a goal in Phil and Juice. West Point has .seen both the lengthening anil broadening of .Johnnie. lie has sprouted like the proverbial weed. His knowledge of what it ' s all about — though not awe-inspiring — now has in- creased by leaps and bounds. In fact lie admits of knowing a few things. Academics have nothing on him at all. This superior training has slipped from him like it should from all true goats. He prides himself on being a buck even if a slug was required to secure the position from possible promotion. Any branch of the service will do wi Johnnie ' s grinds will go a long way. I ' l liiin. Charles William Haas SECOND DISTRICT, NORTH DAKOTA ELLENDALE, NORTH DAKOTA ( IIAIILIE came here from North Dakota. In that far away agricultural state there is little chance for an ambitious youth to do the things he wants. Then one nice spring day came the big idea: West Point — the life of a soldier — a career into which he coulil throw all his energy — a career with many promi.ses, infinite possibilities. The fine record he has made here shows how whole- heartedly he has given himself to his chosen pro- fession. We will remember him years and years from now, as " Old Charlie " — the man whose cheerful and ready assistance helped more than one goat to avoid the turnouts, and who was always rea ly to give to anyone all the encouragement and help he possibly could. Friends, determination and ambitioiLS — thoi will steer Charlie on to success. three SERGEANT (1) CROSS COUNTRY (4) PISTOL (3) (2) (1) PENTATHLON SQUAD H) (3) ENGINEER FOOTBALL TEAM (2) GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT Page One Hundred and Twenty-seven Robert Foster Haggerty SENATORIAL, MONTANA SQUARE BUTTE, MONTANA UiHixG his four years here. Bob has proved hhn- self a designer of no mean ability, notably of an automatic window closer for avoiding chill breezes on winter mornings. Besides being practical. Pop is artistic. Many of his draw ings have appeared in Corps publications, and he is the artist of a famous oil paint iiifj. Tliough noted for his ingenuity and artistic ability, liis wives have proffered doubts as to his musical talent. He blows a " wicked " " clarinet, but his solos fail to sponsor that delightful state called slumber. Pop has long been expounding his theories on love. After listening to him, one is sure that a man can never know the joy of living until his heart begins to flutter at the sight of some sweet young thing. We wish him all the luck in the world as he goes to join the favored sons of " Coast with. " SERGEANT (1) KOOTBALL (i) (S) (i) WRESTLING (i) COLOR LINE (4) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER Barksdale Hanilett EIGHTH DISTRICT, KENTUCKY COLUMBIA, KENTUCKY Darksdale ' s eciuanimity remained undisturbed from the time he left the Blue Grass of Kentucky until he quitted the . cademy. Although a potential intellectual, the fine art of oratory, well practised and long-inflicted upon his roommates, prevented him from wearing the sometimes coveted stars. His serene mien and far-sighted vision made all the hardships and misfortunes of his cadet days seem unutterably trivial. His great love for women, and the other two inseparable nouns, cost him two chevrons, but even the dour Tactical Depart- ment could not but recognize his worth, and a scant half month after his compulsory walk we find him the " brains of ' B " Company. " Scant of hair, but rich in friends, he will never fear being forgotten by his classmates. To the field artillery he goes, and he will find good times and success at what- ever station he may land. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (i) KIRST SERGEANT (1) A. B., B. A. FOOTBALL (4) (3) LACROSSE (3) ( ' 2) BOXING (4) (3) HONOR COMMITTEE RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER | I i ' M ' JUl Page One Hundred and Twenty-eight PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 11 : Melmoth Hampton THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, TEXAS URALDE, TEXAS 7%;XAs liiiS liiiiK l)ccii till- laiiil uf l)caiitifnl and iiitiTcsting fciniiu ' s, but it is only recently that tliey have been turninK out Bean lirnnimells. If Hani is on the post. nien. keep yonr sqnaws locked up — for one of those Spanish jtlances from Mel anil they ' ll forget just whose (). A. (Vs. they are. .Mthough conipli ' lely at ease in the (lra» Ingrooni. he can punch calllc with the best of them. Ham can hold his own in llic bovint; ring anil will wri ' stle any man under (Ml. Hams agreeable disposition is perhaps his best trait, hut once he makes up his mind he displays the character of a mule. He was boning . ir until we hit I.angley Field, but decided that good breakfasLs are more important than fl.ving. ( ' onse |uefitly. the . ir ( ' or] s loses one valuable dare- levil (and pnibablv saves a number of ships). larviii l.,« vi. Hurtling V n M V I» I " L A s K I , 1 H C. I M , CjVKH sini ' c Miki ' graduated with honors from his High School in ' irginia, he has been headed toward an . rm.v career. He began by enlisting in the Field . rlillcry. and from there it was only a juni]) to West Point. He He chose roll. foolb.i he ha: SERGE. NT (1) HOWITZER (3) (i) (1) RIFLE M. RKSM.4N TR.KPK (i) POINTER (4) (3) (2) PISTOL MARKSMAN he has participated in many cadet activities, ight have coasted along in academics, but he to win for himself a higher place in the class In athletics he ilirected his efforts first to dl ami later lo the pi.stol squad. Furthermore been one of the mainstays of the glee club anil choir throughout the four years. Hut his greatest laim to distinction is being a snake. Without the fenimes. Mike ' s life would be barren. Rarely does Cullum Hall miss him on Satur la " nights. However, his interests are not confined to this activity alone. When someone is wanted for anything — from a blind drag to making up a bridge quartet — Mike is the man sought. He is boning the . ir Corps with the Coast as second choice. If he chooses the latter we would not be surprised to find it " Coast with. ' But our loss will be some femme ' s gain and we wish Mike success in his . rmy career. SERGEANT (1) FOOTB. LL (4) PISTOL (i) (1) 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (i) (1) CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) COLOR LINE (4) (3) CHOIR (4) (3) («) (1) GUN CLUB TENTH SQUAD (4) (I) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT USTERS LAST STAND 1876 Page One Hundred tmd Twenty-nine ' 1 ' Alborl Ev« rett Harr NEVADA RENO, NEVADA On a certain momentous morning! of July some four years past, the portals of West Point were honored by the entrance of a red-headed plainsman from the deserts of Nevada. Despite carefree gait and good-humored twinkle of deep blue eyes, the hand- some inconnu stood strangely apart from his fellows. A certain dignity of bearing marked him as no ordinary candidate, but rather as a man well-versed in the ways of the world gazing with good-humored tolerance at the plight of his less-fortunate fellows. The " Senator " has since shown himself a strong silent man of singular likes and dislikes. Numbered among his weaknesses are a penchant toward languorous-eyed beauties. Fortunately for us his singing voice is seldom heard outside the Twenty- eighth Division. Versatile. gifte l. and capable, the " Senator " " has won a place in our hearts. May success continue to mark his way in the future as in the past. ACTING CORPORAL (3) FIRST SERGEANT (1) FLEBE COACH (1) HOCKEY (4) GUN CLUB CORPORAL (i) FfKlTfiAU. (i) (3) (2) (1) LACROSSE (4) (3) (2) COLOR LINE (3) (1) RIFLE SnARP.SIIOOTEli PISTOL MARKSMAN ' illiam H. Harris FOURTH DISTRKT, COLORADO BUENA VISTA, COLORADO BuENA VISTA said. " Good-bye, " " West Point said, " Hello, " " and the . rmy received a young man filled with the desire and ambition to be a real soldier, which ambition so far has been attained. Bill, one of the first men in his cla.ss to purchase a miniature, soon decided that " Coast . rtillery with " would be his goal. Soon after this biography is pub- lished Lt. Harris and his wife will be ready to board the good ship " Matrimony. " " We wish thiui all the happiness in the world. Big-hearted, and always ready to lend a hand. Bill has no enemy in the world. His many friendships have been won by his real geniality and winning personality. Bills tendencies toward the wide open spaces are now submerged, and his thoughts are centered on a home life accompanied by a success- ful militarv career. SERGE. NT (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Thirty SAN JUAN HILL 1898 I I liii ' ii ' i ' i i •c: VA William W. Iliirri!« TWELFTH DISTHUT, MISSOIRI ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Here is a iiiiiii of iKilaiicod ilianictir. He possessrs determinntioii and kindness, loyalty, and tlu- ability to lead men. For four long years he has toiled at fiM)thall. Sparkling sueeess has never rome hi.s way, hut ehainpionship football teams eannot exist without men if his calibre to all upon. Here is a man with the stuff of sueeess. Many another son of West I ' oint has bi en cut to this pattern— a pat- lirii to «lii(h we pc.ini with pride. . biMty to do everything well is an essential eoui- ponent of the officer ' s character. To football Hill adds baseball, the sash of the hop inaiwiger, and tlu ' chevrons of Hattalion . djutant. Now he has run the full course and with graduation behind him, he has a.hievcl .,u.- of his ambitions. T.. take all others in stride, lie needs Oldv to be hilnsi lf. f )RPOR, I. (i) BATTVl.niN n.MT NT(l) F()OTB. u. (4) {i) (1) H.x.sF.n.vi.i. (;!) RTN(i O.VIMITTEE (AMP ILI,lMINATIO.N TOMMITTEE HOP MANAGEli (1) ( AOET CHOIR (4) (li) H) (1) GIN ILl II IllKI.E MAIiKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT ' -;r . If I I i Joseph Farrell Haskell EIGHTEENTH DISTRICT, NEW YORK NEW YORK, NEW YORK rEKHAI ' s after two men have lived together for a IK ' riod of several years, they shouhl each know the predominant characteristics of each other. There are of course exceptions to the rule, and ,Ioc is one of these exceptions. He has maintained a certain reserve that defies too close inspection by the more than casual observer. It is not the reserve that at- taches itself to the less than ordinary person, but that reserve which goes hand in hand with educa- tion, good breeding, and culture. It is the reserve of a gentliinan. Hut back of this reserve, one can. from time to lime, catch glimpses of the true charac- ter of the man. Then cme sees that these admirable characteristics are not assumed, but are a basic part of his make-up. They are inslimtive. They are an integral part of the man; his from birlli. Physically he is strong, wcllbuilt. and liaTidsoine. Mentally he is dogged, but not slow; rather per- sistent. He is a man among mi ' Ti. . bovi ' all he is aUvavs .loe Ilask. ' ll. COLOR SERGEANT (Ij A. .MINOR " a " (, " ») (2) (1) HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE GIN (T.rn POLO (4) (3) {i) (1) CAPTAIN POLO TEAM PISHING CUTB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL EXPERT BELLEAIIWOOD • 1917 ii,lilii.»imahMl| iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiitiiuiiiiiiiiDiimiiiimiitiiiiiii Page One Hundred and Thirty-one HrxDREDS of years ago, the Vikings roamed the seas at will. Their roving spirit is alive today in the body of one whom they might hardly recognize as a descendant, but whom we are proud to claim as a classmate and companion. An indescribable distaste for disciplinary measures, unwisely displayed, has plunged Orin into hot water with the Powers that Be, time after time, but his bull-dog tenacity has always pulled him out again, or at least safeguarded him till the temperature had cooled. Constancy, verging on immobility, is the keynote of this sterling character. A steadfast friend, always ready to lend a helping hand, never in a hurry, never known to worry, shooting straight and play- ing fair at all times. Orin has earned the unques- tioned right to carry with him always our best wishes. John ' s youth was spent in Akron, home of tires, balloons, and doughnuts His eaily training was that of a veterinarian, whence comes his stupendous knowledge and munificent vocabulary. A drug counter was his first arena, and rumor hath it that his technique on a cash register has caused more capitulations of the femmes than the honeyed words of a thousand less-gifted snakes. As debater, metaphysician, and philanderer, John stands without peer. At present he has high hopes of becoming a dashing cavalryman or a slipstream artist, but we see for him a future judge advocatcy. Whichever it is, we have no misgivings. SERGEANT (I) GO. T FOOTB. LL TE. M (i) SERGE. XT (1) GO. T FOOTB. LL (2) RIFLE MARKSMAN 100th night show (3) GUN CLCB PISTOL MARKSMAN ' Li-j. it Page One Hundred and Thirty -two BUNKER HILL 1775 I HE niii(h-l)( nstc(l blue sky of Colorado U-ft its icHcrtion in tlir " ( owbov ' s " cyrs: and his stories of the West are enough to mnki ' even the " Coast with " men desire to change to the freedom of (iod ' s Country. Ami to be remembered witli his stories is his favorite pose: feet on ilesk. and book in han l. reading sometimes fiction, sometimes studies, but more often some new teihnical l) M k just discovered in the Library. .Ml of this left little time for his winter sport of coaching " Di ' scrip. " ( IM ' I and nnublrijsivc. bill with a ilclcrniiiialion of character that coinniaiids respect and assures thorough application until the i-onipletion of each job, a cpiiet good-humor and gooil-natiiredness that makes him thoroughly liked by all, Louis Heath will long be remembered as a innn who can smile at life, without laughing outright. COHI ' OK.M. ii) FOOTB. LL ( + ) (;i) HONOR GUN CLUB RIFLE M. RKSM. N LIEITE.S.V.NT (1) KENCING (4) (3) OMMITTEE TENTH SgiAI) (1) PISTOL SIUHI ' SH(X)TER Earl Hugh Helmerdinger . T L. RGE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Km K from Hawaii, our Ileimey came — out of the Army into the . rmy — and a tine place to be, sez ' e! " Mr. Ilcimerdingcr ■ from that first tortuous first of .Inly, a humilinger he remained, smashing .straight through to the goal of graduation. He perceived the importance of the writs from the first — and so saved his energy ea h year for the final push. He pushetl on over the line. The area rather than the athletic field was the scene of his most violent exercise, not by -hance, but by the perversity of the god — and goddess, ' — of circumstance; through their miniims of the tactical department. Most of us will remember him, in days when we are old grads, by his sunny smile, .so indicative of his cheerful nature. The . ir is his choice so we say, " Happy landing.s, Karl, happy landings. " B, FOOTUAM, H) CROSS COUNTRY (4) RIFLP MARKSM. N PISTOL MARKSMAN NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundred and Thirty-three Ot T from the great North Woods, with a sternness and unsophistication of the type that sticks, came the quiet, reserved lad who was determined to do things. Lacking in fonvardness, yet full of initiative, he made his way step by step to the positions of responsibility and merit for which you will note him accredited in this bonk. Rest assured, however, that he is no lily-white, simon pure mother ' s boy, but as good and energetic a hell-raiser as the best of them — of us, for that matter. Fearlessness is doubtless another prominent char- acteristic, for did he not, when confronted with the query " Who is Pilsudski? " boldly assert " Right guard on N. Y. U. football team " ? He did, but we love him just the same and Chuck will go out with us, be with us wherever we go, for the memory of a man among men and a " damn good man " will never die. ACTING CORPORAL f. ' 5) CORPORAL ( " i) CAPTAIN (1) FOOTBALL (4) WRESTLING (3) (i) (1) MINOR " a " MANAGER (1) ( HHISTMAS CARD COMMITTEE HOWITZER (i) (1) BUSINESS MANAGER (1) HOP MAN. GEK (1) TENTH SQUAD (2) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARK8MA: X ricTURE a good-natured, eccentric, Boston Irish- man, the despair of the Beast detail and the first hero of our class, and behold, you will have char- acterized our " Yairbet. ' Ever since that day of July, 1926, when his famous retort left the captain of the Beast detail red, wordless, and agape, Jimmie has been a class character. When subsequently awarded an infinity of stair tours, he rebutted with a Surgeon ' s excuse from double timing. Jimmie is very strongly opinionated. He hates horses, both saddle and long, and has no love for bars, either parallel or horizontal, being prone to dismount involuntarily from all four. He was an elephant of long standing, but has shown markedl.v increased interest in the Terpsichorcan art since allowed a feminine partner. Very liunuin, Herbert is, and very unaffected in art and manner. CORPORAL (i) CAPTAIN (1) FOOTBALL (4) (S) TRACK (4) CROSS COUNTRY (4) ASSISTANT MANAGER FOOTBALL (. ' {) IOOth night show (4) STARS (4) (i) CATHOLIC CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (2) GIN CLUB TENTH SQUAD (4) (3) ( ' 2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN -Ty ' } mt THE ALAMO • 1856 • Page One Hundred and Thirty -jour A SWIFT review of a four year frieiidsliip is a very difficult undertaking. The .sorting out of the tangled threads of rireumstanee anil eharaeter — the .stating in concrete words the elusive changing qualities of a man — these be difficult affairs, my masters. Joe, we may safely say. is a good natured, smiling, talkative Southerner. But he is not as obvious as this sounds. He is without nerves; he coolly ma ie the highest score of the ilass in rifle Hri ' . while stronger men fretted in the heat and irritably jerked the triggers. In academic s, his face was well known in all the first sections. His painstaking attention to detail sometimes led him far afield, to the amazement of the " P " with single track miml. " Questions, Sir! " . (Ti a roRPOR.vL (3) corpor.vl (i) SERGE. NT (1) RIFLE TE. M (!J) TENTU SQU. D (S) (1) RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL M. RKSM.4JI ii. Eugeno Hill FIRST DISTRICT, MISSOURI VERSAILLES, MISSOURI Onc E upon a time the Three Fates held solemn conclave and as a result they wafted to earth a portion of their choicest fleece. The Sisters spun at a merry rate and in a short time their primitive effort matured and lo! the infant Gene beamed upon the world ' . . t last! Day of days! He entered the .Vcadcmy. On arriving at the Point, because of his calm and siTcne manner, lie received the appel ' ation " (ientle- man dene. " which has stood the test of time. More credulous than most Mis.sourians, he has attained a hundred percent success upim the pistol range and in " affaires de coeur. " Tall, dark-eyed, of strong heart and keen eye. he should achieve success. (iene will continui ' to grin and will larry his wondiT- fid disposition into the Service. We will not have to remember him by what he has done, we will remember him because he is (iene. CORPOR.VL (i) SERGE. NT (1) PISTOL (4) (3) (2) RIFLE M. RKSM. X PISTOL EXPERT Page One Hundred and Thirty-five s ' n: ;- iPi ' pr n Hi - i p Ernost Eniil Hollzoii. II EIGHTH DISTRICT, MISSOURI SEDALIA, MISSOURI rovR years affords one ample ni)p()rtiinity to gain a clear insight into the character and per- sonahty of another. Sometimes it takes all of the four years to delve beneath the surface and really find the inner man. But, our four years with Ernie have not been occupied thusly. When we met him, we liked him at once. We recognized in him those traits we have so often sought, and so seldom found. He is gifted with that indefinable charm of manner which one can see and recognize but never describe. Of ability, he has too much for even his extraordinary modesty to conceal. To enumerate his merits would detail more time and space than are available. Well say only this: If you are a femme, he ' s just the kind of man that you ' ll adore. In whi h case, your affection would doubtless go inircijuited. as Ernie is extremely wary of feminine harin. If you are a man, he ' s the kind of friend that you ' ve always wanted but never found. Always the gentleman — Ernie will ever find himself sur- rounded by a host of devoted friends. ACTING CORPOR. L (3) CORPOR. I. (2) C.4PT. IN, LIEUTENANT (1) TRACK (i) (. ' S) (2) (1) MONOGRAM (4) (S) - J i: ' MAJOR " a " (i) (ROSS COUNTRY (4) (3) (8) (1) MINOR " a " (i) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN , « Hainillon Ha i%- kins Howze TWENTY-FIRST DISTRICT, O H I f ) EL PASO, TEXAS OoKY, " we call him, and if you want a good story get him to tell you how he acquired this sobriquet. " Ooky " was born in the . rmy and as the youngest son of a long line of soldiers will have to face the discouraging task of living up to the reputation of his ancestors. However, we who know him and have served with him know that he is well able to carry on and be a success at this old army game. He has always been " one of the boys " and whenever the gang met for one of those Saturday night " bull " sessions, " Ooky " was always there throwing in his bit of humor and youthful philoso- phy. The Cavalry is his choice, and whether it is during peace time or war, we hope to meet and serve with him again; for everybody knows him and is his friend. SERGEANT (1) POLO TEAM (4) SWIMMING TEAM (4) (3) (2) BOARD OF GOVERNORS POINTER (4) (3) FISHING CLUB GUN ( LUB HIFLE MARKSMAJi; pr ' J, v; PISTOL MARKSMAN PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 M i Page One Hundred and Thirty-six Marshall Hill Hurt. .Ir. FIFTH DISTRICT, ALABAMA TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA IVIahshall is a very hard man to describe. He is quiet t«) the easiial eve, aiul you have to know Witn rather well to appreeiate the rare quality of his companionship. The philosophy of his life is easily put into words. thouf;h it is characteristic of the man that lie himself K inl l never he the one to do it. lie takes life easily, never worries, and alwavs makes friends. It is seen that he is a popular num in the Corps of Cadets and a relief from .some who take themselves and tlieir duties too seriously. The Ciod of Chance, or whoever else may be deeme l responsible for the summer transfers, t(«)k our friend from us in the runt corner of South Uarracks and left him stranded high and dry anion); the ' iants of the other area. However, this mi.sfortune atfecte l him not a bit and he continued in the .same even tenor of his life. CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) PorNTBK (4) 100th night show (S) (2) (1) gun club rifle marksman pistol sharpshooter Kifiiartl 4 ' hiiroliill Hiil« ' iiiiiN4»n SIXTH district, MINNESOTA OWATONNA, MINNESOTA Ba( K in li)2(i I ' illsbury . cademy lost a star athlete and Army j ainecl one. . s the list below shows. Hutch has ma le a success of almost everything that can be achieved at West Point. There was never much of a question as to w ho « imlil uphold the name of " L " Co., after Dick got started. His sih-nce, conibine l with imtiring energ.v and self-assurance, has always kept him well to the front — an unknown (juantity, of which mucii - tuld be expected. Whether he is wielding a broom as room orderly or drilling a company, good results are invariable. . s far as personal characteristics are concerne l, he has kept the world guessing. Like an,yone who has spent a .vear with the Phil Department, he has his mimients, but even the most observant have failed to drill far beneath the surface. He is a strong silent man, keeps his ideas to himself, and stays with his job and friends. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) CAPTAIN AND BATTALION COMMANDER (1) FOOTBALL TEAM (4) (3) (2) (1) M.UOR " a " (4) (3) («) BASKETBALL TEAM (4) (3) (2) (1) CAPTAIN BASKETBALL (1) TRACK TEAM (4) (3) (2) (1) CLASS PRESIDENT (3) (2) (1) ELECTION COMMITTEE RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER USTER ' SLASTSlANn 1876 Page One Hundred and Thirty-seven Carl Irvin Hutton ARMV T E R R E HAUTE, INDIANA r Roii the midst of a clniid of smoke come muffled oaths. Suddenly a book flies through the stifling air. Carl is studying. Though he has the ability to apply himself and cut a niche in the stone wall of life, our hero just hasn ' t the inclination. When it becomes absolutely necessary, Carl will work — until then, he will play. Carl believes that to live successfully one must live for the present, enjoy life, and let the future take care of itself. In the years to come, we ma,v rest assured that all who come in contact with him will profit through the influence of his person- ality. . s guidon bearer of " E " Co., Carl has helped to bring P-rade up to West Points tradition of fineness. We part for a while now, but perhaps we ' ll meet again. Old Frienfl, and march behind ,vovir guidon. ACTING CORPORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) GYMNASTICS (4) POINTER COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER A.T first sight, our Jimmie is a ritldle. However, tiie genuine Jimmie cannot be concealed beneath an apparently reserved exterior. What shall we say concerning the hobbies and habits of this carefree lad from the South. ' Mm . . . Did someone say " red comforter ' ? Well, yes, but that weakness has never been known to interfere w ith his infatuation. No matter how busy or sleepy he is, the simple cpiestion " ' How about a little bridge. ' " brings him forth [)ronto. Seemingly, he never tires of trimming everyone in sight, and howl Besides bridge, Jimmie bones fiction and grand opera. There ' s even a story that once while on leave, he took a femme to hear " Faust. " We doubt that, however, because we can ' t imagine Jimmie trusting himself that near a woman. Now, we turn him out to a world of fcmmcs — and our money is on them! SERGEANT (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN 4DET PLAYERS (.S) ( ) (1) PISTOL MARKSMAN ' ' lA n miiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinimmmiimiiiiiiiiiiK Page O ne Hundred and Thirty-eight lyi ' i g ' ii giii 1 w " { Vi - 1 ' i 1 ' Maximiano t. Janairo n O V E R N O B GENERAL K AWIT, TAVITE, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS Trom the town of Knwit. I ' roviiuc of Cavitc, Philippine Islands. Maximiano Janairo lanic and conquered. Although far from home. Max was the happiest, most cheerful member of the Corps. Parades in the rain, intramural athletics, educational trips, not even the worst " soirees " could faze him. There is the hardest grade steel in such men. Habia muy bien e| espaflol. ' Well. I hopcl When it comes to Spanish he rides on the crest of the wave while most of us question " Iley, Max, how do you translate this. ' " Words of Fren ' h flow nearly as fluently as do those of Spanish — ' Tis great to be gifted! Verily, it staiuls that hi ' is an accomplished gentle- man, a gooil .soldier, a true fricntl. and. all in all. a Max. As he boards the ship which will take him from us, we ' ll hold high our glasses and shout, " Here ' s to ya, Max! " CORPORAL (4) RIFLE MARKSMAN GIN CLLB FISHING CLIB PISTOL MARKSM Marvin Chandler Johnson SECOND DISTRICT, FLORIDA PERRY, FLORIDA Tree, white, and twenty plus! . nd Johnnie raa.v be trusted to remain in that cimdition. in spite of the broken-hearted fenimes who leave West Point on Sunda.v night. No. he ' s not a " snake, " doesn ' t want to be, but he has the personality they just can ' t resist. He has been with us four years in the " Historic Prison " and in that time he has made many close friends and few enemies. He is a man who always speaks to you. but seldom about you. He never liiinis lln ' niiilnighl oil — ami not alwa.vs the nine o ' clock oil— but he Klls the tenth sheet once a week just the same. Whether it be a " simple problem in mechanics " or Yearling math he comes through. . nd besides this, he will carry awa.v in June, not only a bedding roll, but also a mind well filled with the sweet essence of good old fiction. FOOTBALL (4) GUN CLCB RIFLE MARKSMAN POLO (i) A. B. SERGEANT (1) Page One i Sainu« l E. Jones SEVENTH DISTRICT, KENTUCKY NEW CASTLE, KENTUCKY Oct of the wild backwoods of Kentucky eame tliis long lean mountaineer. He appeared at West Point one cold day during Plebe Christmas to join the class of 1930. Silent as the mountains from which he came, Sam was assigned to " L " Com- pany. Krom January to .June of Plebe year, but little is known of Sam ' s life. The hospital with its in- numerable advantages was too alluring for the foundling to overlook. Upon his return to duty, his classmates, quick to note his slow movements, ilubbed him " the Kentucky Flash. " and his motto of " Live and let live " has been his standard. He was quick to make friends and has a host of them in the Corps. Sam is a good man and a potential excellent ofiBcer. He is slow to move, but we think that his quality of resolution makes up for his lazy spells. SERGE. NT (1) F00TD. LL M. N. GEn (1) POLO (,3) 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) COLOR LINE (4) KISHING CLUD GUN CLUB RIFLE MARK.SMAN PISTOL M. RKSMAN J . Claude Emerson ' lurney A R M V WACO, TEXAS (_ AL — probably the most talked of and the most silent man in " F " Co. His good humor has been tested frequently by much horse-play and many nicknames. Starting with the air. continuing through the Cranberry fishing expedition and the introduction of Camp Freeze-out ' s hikers to the Gun ( lub. and climaxing in Summer Camp tactics- boning, Cal became a tradition in our midst for intense individualism, intense even fur a first class buck. We refuse to take Cal seriously, hailing him as " General " .lurney, but it is very likely that later the laugh will be very much on us. Let us never forget that of all the men of our class Cal is one of the two or three wh o know most of our profession. Heres to you Cal; you have the courage of your convictions. RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT Page One Hundred and Forty BUNKER HILL 1775 O ' Neill Keren Kane FIFTEENTH DISTRICT, MISSOTRI .lOPLIN, MISSOURI IVane liails fnmi tlie fair state of Missouri, the land of good mules and better men. O ' Neill started Heast Harracks with a bang. It was soon evident that he iml(l soiiiiil otf the days with more gusto than any other I ' li ' lw in the Corps. This early attention from upperclassmen failed to turn his head and during Yearling and Second Class years, I ' rof continued to make a name for himself. It was during these years that he gained our admiration and friendship. The final year brought recognition to O ' Neill. In summer camp he was " L " Co ' s. First Serg eant. . t the end of summer he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. No one who witnes.sed the (iarrison Horse Show will forget Kane ' s performance. His excellent horsemanship brought two ribbons to the Corps. The . ir Corps could not ask for a better man; no one couhl desire a better room-mate or truer friend. ir JL LIErTEN. NT (1) CADET CHOIR (4) (3J (4) (1) FISHING CLCB RIFLE M.VRKSM. N PISTOL MARKSM.VN Charles Keller, Jr. VICE-PRESIDENTIAL EVANSTON, ILLINOIS 1 HE Engineers sent us a man to the . cademy who more than does justice to that branch. . first section roll is not complete without his name. . fter winning stars as a Plebe, they were lost as a Yearling l)ecausc of his generous help to the " Immortals. " Chuck has been active in all phases of Cadet life, being on the llnirilzer board, the I ' niiitcr staff, and in Hundredth Night shows. . s a social lion, he is supreme, (iirls just can ' t stand for him, they all want to sit down somew here. Chuck is inordinately lazy; his favorite gait is the stroll and his favorite position the prone. Never- theless, when work is to be done he gets through it with rapidity most amazing. Chuck has an air of savoir faire that is no pose, at least four years of " F " Company have not disturbed it. For such men fortune smiles. ACTING CORPORAL (It) CORPORAL (4) LIEITENANT (1) CHRISTM.tS CARD COMMITTEE HOWITZER ART EDITOR (4) (1) POINTER ASSISTANT EDITOR {i) IOOtU night SHOW («) STARS (4) CADET PIAYERS (3) ENGINEER FOOTBALL RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Forty-ont Samuel Philbrick Keliey SENATORIAL, RHODE ISLAND PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND Somebody, somewhere dubbed him " Pop. ' That " somebody " — whoever he might be — knew his nieknames. " Pop " admirably describes Sam Kelley . Slow, lumbering, conservative — he is a typical down-easterner. He has the drawl — he has the conservatism — he has the same hatred for " micks " that any down-easterner has. Pop came to us a boy. He had never left the pro- verbial apron strings. Four years in gray have changed him. He still maintains a .sunny smile and " shirt-off-his-back " generosity, but he has added other characteristics. He has lived to learn and learned to live. He knows now how to thoroughly enjoy life. mere boy came to us back there in ' 26; a real man leaves us in " 30. rSus first came into the limelight as a result of his natural ability to recite " Doity Goity " to the amusement of the Beast Detail, way back in " 26. He has been in the limelight ever since. Plebe Christmas he was our First Captain. In athletics, his prowess and versatility are well known. It is in this department that he excels. Membership on football, basketball, wrestling, and lacrosse teams bespeaks his ability along these lines. His Irish wit is always bubbling over and he is ever ready to play a prank on someone. There is always a joke or a terrible pun to provoke the laughter of the crowd. So we have Bus, always in the heart of everything — gentleman, soldier, and athlete. His personality and accomplishments have endeared him to all of us. The Cavalry gets another good man. SERGEANT fl) ASSISTANT MANAGER TIJ. CK (3) 100th night show (i) COMMITTEE ON CLASS (REST (4) HIKLE MAHK.SMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN i a Page One Hundred and Forty-ttco Ip! D fif 1 IP! P H-pI Thomas Kent SENATORIAL, WYOMING FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS IxENT is our of those jiromiiicnt people so well known on the " ahstrait of ileliiuniiiuies " list. He was born at West I ' oint ami has liked it so well that he couldn ' t even be torn awa.v for Cliristinas leave. In the sad years that fate kept him away from I ' . S. M. . ., lie saw Ilnssia. Kniiiee. Spain. I el iiim, (iermanv. (liina. Honieo. I ' hilippiiies. et al.. but he ilid not (jet to I ' eoria nor Kalamazoo. He iidierits a Cavalry passion for fennnes, fillies and food; crossed sabres form the l ack);rounil for everything he does. His sources of information on all subjects from oleomargarine to osteopathy have proved the wonderment of classmates; his willingness — nay. eagen e .s — to impart to others this mine of invalu- able H. S.. thi-ir dspair. SERGEANT (1) RIFLE (3) HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE COLOK LINE POINTER (i) (1) IOOTH NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (2) (1) OADET PL-UERS (i) GUN H B RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER John Chesley Kllborn SEVENTEENTH DISTRICT, TEXAS CISCO, TEXAS 1 HK one minute bell drones out its clamorous warning, — the covers stir, — a hand appears from the depths of slumber land, — the head nods drowsily " l " h. ' — Why didn ' t you say it was time to get up. ' " Is he late? Not very. This curly-haired son of Texas is a staimch supporter of the " Theory of Least Work, " but he never shirks a duty or refuses anyone anything that is in his power to give. John believes that there is a lot in this life besides files. He may have failed in his ambition, a " First Class Buck, " but it was oidy because the T. D. recognized a sterling soldier beneath that cloak of good-natured indiffen nce. The end of his Kaydet career finds .John at the top of the ladder, perhaps not in the i-yes of the . c ademic or Tactical Departments, but certainly in llii ' hearts of his classmates. SERGEANT (1) GIN CLIB FISHING CLUI PISTOL MARKSMAN l J " ' Page One Hundred nnd Forty-three Douglas lil«-h« ' ll Kilpatriek THIRD DISTRICT, LOUISIANA NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Oi K Kil l)r )iiKlit with him to West I ' oint an un- quenchable ambition to do credit to his soldier ancestors. This ambition has stood him in good stead. His motto of, " Do it now and do it right, " has carried him a long way in everything he has set out to do. . nd this has been true not only in his military duties and academic work, but in his work on the Houilzer organization, and in athletics. From odd job man he graduated into an editorship on the Houilzer Board. He is a two-miler on the track team and that auto- matically makes him a member of that bunion making team commonly referred to as Cross Country. His inborn aptitude for Army life will ensure his happiness whether his first station be Fort Benning, Fort Riley, or Brooks Field, depending on whether he takes the . ir. Infantry, or Field. (■ORPOR. L (2) LIEUTE.N-ANT (1) TRACK (4) (1) MONOGRAM (2) CROSS COUNTRY (1) MONOGRAM (1) CHRISTMAS CARD COMMITTEE HOWITZER (3) (2) (1) . SSOCIATE EDITOR (1) 100th night SHOW (4) TENTH SQUAD (3) BIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN MACHINE GUN SHARPSHOOTER Theodore Roberts Kinipton SECOND DISTRICT, ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 1 • K. Those initials might have stood fi r Theodore Roosevelt, but to several o f his classmates he is known as Training Regulations. Most of the genus cadet, of course, hold the time honored belief that regulations are solely devised to test the ingenuity of those who have to exist in spite of them. One such as Ted who believes that the said restrictions are founded on common sense is suspected of some ulterior motive. Kimpton was " dragged " by his company way back in the dark ages of Beast Barracks, thus leaping to fame overnight. No one remembers why he was thus favored, but all remember the sad conse- quences when an over-zealous one had recourse to our corrosive brand of indelible ink as a variation of the usual pimiade. But here ' s to you Ted. " When the roll is called up vonder vou ' ll be down here. " SERGEANT d) TRACK (4) IOOTH NIGHT SHOW (4) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) CADET ORCHESTRA (4) RIKLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN t f SS 1 " ' J( PICKETTS CHARGE 1865 1 Page On« Hundred and Forty-four Lndlo v King, Jr. SENATORIAL. OKLAHOMA WASHINGTON, D. C. 1 HIS young man witli the curly luiir. Rarrymorp profile, and Ilereulean physique, hevoiul a ilouht has that whieh causes a tighteninR of the female heartstrings. There is no small quantity of lead in Pete ' s anatomy, a larg part of it is concealed in the famous right which led him to the captaincy of llii ' boxing team: none of it is in his feet. Now as to academies, that ' s a horse of a different color. He has worn white gloves to examinations. He has dipped into the red ink many times to mark his descrip grades on his graph. At last we come to his hobby — with Pete ' s per- sistency on the green and Hobby Jones " ability, for a certainty we would have championship ma- terial, lie is an ardent and devoted follower of women, song ami third— golf. .V nice comliiiuitiim of ;ivoc:itioiis to go along with his chosen vocation. SEHGEANT (1) f-OOTBALL (i) TRACK (4) (3) (2) (1) LACROSSE (2) CROSS COINTRY (J!) BOXI.VG (4) (3) (4) (IJ ACADEMY DISCIS THROW RECORD (3) COAT FOOTBALL ti) FISHING LIB GUN CLUB RIFLE MAHKSMAN PISTOL SH AIlPSHoOTER 11930; - Ai -V .-- , ,_, ;iii = m E n m i Ml iW Emtl Fred Klinke OREGON NATIONAL GUARD NEWPORT, OREGON W HEN Fred came up from the runts to the " Third Batt. " " L " Company gained an excellent man. In his two years with us, he has done more for the company from an academic standpoint than any other " engineer " in the memory of the oldest turnback. He has accomplished as much in his wa,v for . rmy atldetics as any of those men on the athletic fields. Without his timely coaching many of our famed alliletes would have remained upon the sidelines. In the moment of victory one forgets the efforts of men like Klinke. but it is oftentimes through the endeavors of men of his calibre lliat the greatest triumphs become possible. Outside his coaching activities Kred has shown himself to be a true cadet and a worthy friend. We of " I. " Company ari ' more than proud to have Imdluni inoui ' Miidsl. CORPORAL ( ' 2) SERGEANT (1) STARS (i) ENGINEER FOOTBALL ( ' i) TENTH SQCAD ( ' 2) (1) - ' " ff , iiiiiiiiiifniiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii I t I II ) I ' : :USTER SLASTSTAN] 1876 iiiiiiiiti»iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimtininiinnHiiiiiiiiiiiiiintiimiminitiwi»MHiii Page One Hundred and Forty-five Adiiiii Andrew Koseielniak THIRTY-THIRD DISTRICT, NEW YORK rXICA, NEW YORK Allow us to present to yon the one and onl. ' Adam Andrew — reincarnation of Jules Verne and — wait a minute; it ' s too soon to include Edison. Nevertheless you have the combination. Kos, seer of scientific marvels, of interplanetary com- munication — in fact, possessor of a vivid imagi- nation, cannot be duplicated. This lad from the great wide open spaces of I tica. New York, is " ' off " women. He often lectured us on the folly of falling in love — and got away with it, too, until after a furlo. At that time certain mysterious actions, blushes, continual playing of a love ditty on the " vie, " and singing " Beloved ' before breakfast produced a suspicion that . dam Andrew was not so inditferent. Once Aihun and a kindred soul thouglit theui.selves well on the road to the discovery of perpetual motion. But alas, " twas a failure. That ' s . dam. Some post commander is going to have his hands full, but he will get value received. Here is one of those rare, serene lives undisturbed by the chafing urge of industry. " Pilsudsky " has always contrived to keep his talents well concealed until he discovered a desperate need for them. But once awakened to the proximity of dire calamity, his attainments are astounding. We have seen him sad. we have seen him jubilant, we have seen him sentimental, we have seen him griped; but never have we seen him disagreeable. How little would one suspect that five foot seven of man could jump upon a five-foot mantle from a stand-still. Who would believe that the runt could play football. ' Who would believe that this man will some day be a real statesman? Only we, who know the man, know tln truth of these. FOOTB. LL (3) (i) I.NDOOR MEET RIFLE M.VRKSMAX FENCING (3) PISTOL MARKSM.V.V A Page One Hundred and Forty-six SAN JUAN HILL 1898 ' p In June. 1040, a proinisiiij; younp pnginoer departed from Ohio Slate to join that ever-chanftiiif; hue of Uray. the Corps. He left eivihan life and a eareer behind, to heed the I ' all of the Army, and siieeess has since erowned his efforts in every line. He has his goal, and nev ' r does he waver from the path which leads toward it. However, do not get the mistaken idea that he is one of those creatures calle l file-boners. Whatever files have come his way are well deserved. Thi ' Kngineers will have no worry when Phil joins their ranks. He will solve their hardest problems. Every day lliere comes a letter, always in the same feminine liandwrilinK- Those who know him, know this to mean tliere is souK ' one waiting for him to finish the long four years grind. I ' liil has marched steadily on with the goal of his imincdiale future " castles with. " . CTINC; CDHi ' oii.xi. (;{) roRPOR.xi. (4) CAPTAIN (1) FOOTBALL ( + ) (3) PISTOL (3) (2) (1) SINDAT SCHOOL TEACHER (2) (1) ENGINEER FOOTDALL (2) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) (1) RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL EXPERT Edward Fenlon Kumpe AT LARGE V. SHINGTON, D. C. ALTiioitiH Ed moved from the sedate South Bar- racks to come to the more collegiate North . rea in his First Class year, it became quite apparent when we learned of his lesignation to compete for a Rhodes Scholarship that the frivohms ways of the " Lost Halt " would not prevent him from making the Engineers. Somewhere in his early career. Ed learned the full meaning of the wurdi " He Prepared. " No matter whether it was only a hanmier. screw ilriver. or even the latest copy of " . niazing Stories " that one de- sired, it was always to be found in room H1+ — if someone li:id not alreaily borrowed it. Myriail are the goats who proclaim the fame of this classmate whose analyt and de.scrip classes helped them to attain the oveted -2M. Serious, steady-going, and conscientious, Ed will prove a success in any walk of life that he may enter. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (2) LIEfTENANT (1) PISTOL (i) (3) (2) (1) POINTER (4) (3) IOOTH NIGHT SHOW (+) STARS (4) TENTH SglAD PISTOL EXPERT Page One Hundred and Forty-seven Henry B. Kunzig FOURTEENTH DISTRICT, OHIO MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA Here he is — Biiig, the " A " Co. baby; big, blue eyed, bouncing — the rare combination of student and athlete. But what, if anything else? Although shy as a fawn when a Plebe, Bing was skillfully broken in by some of our summer residents during Yearling Camp, so that now the pendulum has swung to the opposite extreme with a heart-break- ing effect. Again, who does not remember the harrowing period of .Second Class winter, when hardly a night went by without a new atrocity being committed in some Kaydet " s room? This siege was ended only by the timely e.vposing of " Bing the Bomber, " an artist in flash-light powders. A student and athlete, as well as a boulevardier and nihilist, he ' s still, as one of the fairer sex remarked, " a darling. " M aybe that ' s the reason we all like him so well. Anyway, we do, you old — Blimp! ACTING COLOn rORPOR. L (3) CORI ()R. L (2) LIEl-TENANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) BA.SEBALL (i) (3) LACROSSE (2) (1) FENCING (i) (3) (2) (l) FISHING CLUB KIFI.E .SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN Although Lancy is a faithful worshiper at the shrine of Morpheus, never think that we begrudge him his daily siesta, for that mighty brain must accomplish much during its wakeful hours. Where, for example, could we dash at the last moment before class and catch, on the fly, as it were, a hasty and yet air-tight solution of some knotty problem if Lancy were not among those present? When the tenths are dwindling, when the poop-sheet solution is obviously wrong, and the grim possibility of actually cracking a book rears its head like Giant Despair, who else, we ask, could help us replenish the tenth coffers and yet spare us the ignominy of resorting to that dread alternative? . sk Stevens, he knows. We will miss Lancy, as a man whose scholarly attainments are exceeded only by his general good fellowship. % y SERGEANT (1) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) BUNKER HILL • 1775 • Page One Hundred and Forty-eight U liiiiii..iiillUj Knrt Martin Landon TWENTY-FIRST DISTRICT, ILLIXOIS CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS What? Haven ' t you ever hern to Carlinville? Now let me tell Vfm " . Tlie speaker Has a eoii- glonieration of blonde liair, blue eyes, and sehoolgir! complexion; the scene was in front of the fourth division after the evening meal. Kurt, as usual, was holdin) the gathering spellbound with one of the subjects he had well in hand. One of the most rabid supporters of the " old ' B " Co. fight, " Kurt was nearly seared to death at the l)egiiniing of First flass year when previous rumors that 111- was to be transferred were substantiated. Uctcrniined to stay with the boys. Kurt hustled around pulling strings and deals all about, and managed to work matters so that he could stay in " B " Co. Ilewasa buck, by gar, and thus he followed in the steps of his famous brother wl o went before. Olil Kurt will always b.- remembered as an " in- (litlcrcnt divij ' but neverthch ' ss a helluva good boy. . CTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAl. (4) TRACK (4) CROSS COCNTRY (4) SWIMMING (4) (3) (i) (1) PISTOL (;i) ■»ClA|JF FOOTnALL (9) RIFLE MAHKSMAX . Kj PISTOL EXPERT Wendell Holmes Langdon TENTH DISTRICT, CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA His appearance leceived us at first. Out our way, a pair of horn-rimmed glasses on a very serious face indicates a " softie. " So we naturally judged this young product of the golden west by our previous standard. Yet — how nobly has he gone ahead and shattered our " sissy " idea. Serious? Yes, almost to the Buster Keaton point. Hard working? Yes, even to the point where work to him is a pleasure. Conscientious? It ' s the one thing he " ain ' t nolliing else but. " Wendell is a man wlio can smile at life and still maintain a frigi l exterior appearance. He is one who can reach a high point of efficiency without being a quilloid or a lile-boner. He can rea h a position of esteem in the eyes of all witliout boning kien file. Here ' s to vou, boyl ACTING CORPORAL (3) I.IECTENANT (1) EQCIPMEVT POINTER (4) (3) CORPORAL (i) RING COMMITTEE IMMITTEE COLOR LINE (3) AUBT CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) FISHING CLUB UIII.K MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundred and Forty-nine l III ! Ml m r. m w m m , ml - n 111 111 iil ' S ' nry Murri»« •luliii Lee FIRST DISTRICT, IOWA PAOLA, KANSAS 1 HE same yesterday, today, and forever. We have here a real man, absolutely natural and without frills. For consistency, Lee is second to no one tliat we know, for despite his good nature, he possesses the determination of a bull-dog, or of an Englishman. Once confirmed in his belief that a thing is right or wrong, no opposing opinions, or anything short of an earthquake can change his line of action. This trait makes him an excellent type of man to represent his company on the Honor Comniittee. In the Hnc of athletics, .soccer has featured maiidy in occupying his Fall afternoons. Like many of our best men, Lee is boning . iati )n, although Cavalry is running a close second. It is unnecessary to say that the branch he enters will gain an extremely well-liked man and an able officer. CORPOR, L (2) LIErTEN. NT (1) SOCCER ( (1) ' ' 5 MINOR " a " (1) , HONOR COMMITTEE HOWITZER (1) RIFLE MAIiKS.MAN %. V Oeurge William Lermond TWELFTH DISTRICT, MASSACHUSETTS NAHANT, MASSACHUSETTS V OME on Lemons, let ' s go. " In our fouryearsat the . cademy that is perhaps the most useless en- couragement we ever heard given on an athletic field. He never entered a contest when he did not give everything to win. . fter the first year we kept hoping that we might see someone push him, but to no avail, for from the Intercollegiate Champions down, they all ate cinders from his flying feet. His ten sure points in every meet were not always appreciated — they were typical of George — quiet and dependable. His efficiency won him a lieutenancy, his ability the cross-country captaincy. George ' s workouts did not always stop at track, as many a femme thought as she sat out after a " whirl " around Cullum. He was always in " shape, " as all his hop partners testify. Here ' s to Lemons and his first hoj) in a plane. CORPORAL (i) LIECTE.NANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) TRACK (4) (3) ( ' 2) (1) M.UOR " a " (4) (;i) (i) (1) CROSS COUNTRY (2) (1) CAPTAIN CROSS COUNTRY TEAM GOLF CHAMPION SUMMER CAMP (3) CATHOLIC CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PI.STOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Fifty A VERITAHLE storelioiisf of " imick " . iiii almiidaiKe of curly red hair, a fiery temper, a usually tranquil man — put these together and you have " Red " Lewis. I ' Vw are the eveniiifis tliiit Hi ' d has spent in study- ing. Many is the hour he has spent in keeping up his physical i)nditi n. Many is the hour he has spent in reading literature and plays. Carefree, almost to the point of indifference. Red has always been evading the Tactical Department as well as the Academic Departments. " Say, Red, Let ' s study for awhile tonight! " — " Oh! Who cares.- ' " ' ir, Hubert tin Bois L wis OREGON NATIONAL li I ' A R D SALEM, OREGON HiBERT s is a difficult character to analyze. Some people possess the ability of being almost com- l)Ietely enigmas. Such a one is Hubert. This young man excelled in the one field in which most cadets are most deficient. We refer to his conspicuous ability for keeping the name of Lewis from appearing on those very interesting sheets which the Tactical Officer posts on the Bulletin Board every night for the edification of the parties concerned. It was an event of no mean imi)ortanee when Hubert ' s name appeared on the collocpiially termed " gig sheet. " We have also notetl that he has a tendency to yield to the lure of females every available week-end. His hobbies, aside from dragging, have been swimming and track. By conscientious study Hubert has managed to place himself well toward the top of his class. We do not hesitate to preilict tluit Hubert ' s con- scientiou.s, quiet manner will be a valuable asset in the service. GYMNASTICS (i) (3) RIFLE MARKSMAN- INDOOR MEET (i) PISTOL MARKSMAN rj ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL ( ' 2) LIEUTEN.iNT (1) TRACK (3) (i) (1) CROSS COUNTRY (3) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER CHAPULTEPEC 1847 • Page One Hundred and Fifty-one f a. milliard Levi-is FIFTH DISTRICT, ILLINOIS WASHINGTON, D. C. We will always remember eertain things wlii ' ii we hear Millard ' s name — his double time across a snowy area — Christmas leave in the hospitality of his home — his generous and frequent boodle fights — his tennis ability and his 3.0 drags. Quiet by nature, possessed of a keen personality and a determined character, Millard is like his tennis game, steady and sure, though not spec- tacular. His most prominent characteristic is an unswerving determination. Made, slugged, made again, slugged again, and still the good soldier — not soured but merely hardened by hard knocks. Millard is as competent in social fields as upon the drill field. . 11 the older ladies love his company, and he drags the finest brand of femmes we have ever seen. We used to think him a parlor snake, but we know now that he has what he takes — and popularity came coincident witli offiiial frowns. This man ' s a soldier. CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) A. B. B. A. WRESTLINC f + ) TENNIS (4) (3) (3) (1) M.WOK " a " (4) (3) (-2) (1) Ji HOP MANAGER (4) (3) FISHING C ' H ' B GUN CUB TENTH SQVAD (i) ( ' 2j ( ) RIKI.E SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHAnPSlIOOTER , « Roy Ernes! Lindquist FIRST DISTRICT, MAINE STEEP FALLS, M.VINE 1_ INK is the fortunate pos.sessor of a personality which draws men to him. Quiet, yet always in evidence by virtue of his accomplishments, he stands out as one of the most popular men in the class, a versatile athlete and an efficient soldier. Lindquist has starred in two Navy baseball games, as a Plebe and as a Yearling. His timely home run in his second game enabled us to defeat the strong Navy team in the last of the famous series. In hockey he ranks as the best center Army has had in many years. He is a man who will long be remembered by his classmates and the underclassmen associated with him, on the athletic field and in the company, for his sterhng qualities as Ijoth a loyal helper and an able leader. ACTING CORPORAL (3) LIEUTEN. NT (1) M. JOR " a " (3) (-2) lAPTAIN HOCKEY (1) ELECTION ' OMMITTEE CORPORAL (2) BASEBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) HOCKEY (4) (3) (■i) (1) MIN..R " a " (3) (i) (1) HOP MANAGER (1) Page One Hundred and Fifty-two PICKETTS CHARGE 18 65 jumiimmiilllll Robert Blak« ' l.oihrop DISTRICT OF COHMBIA NATIONAL Gl ARD CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA OykzI oykzI Look well, all yv people, and remem- ber with awe. " Thi.s man eame to West Point not in ignoranre, not in hope, not in laziness, bnt wilfull.v and intentionally — yes, with malice aforethought. " By any chance — have ye prepped at Schad ' s War foilege? " Hoi) is an inten.se hniidle of enerjiy. If yon want to laufjh, gripe, talk, or indulge in horseplay with " inueho gusto. " just make his acquaintance. In play, he has all the solid characteristics of a light tank except that he moves faster. For Hoh knows no middle path. His positive qualities stick out like quills on a hedgehog — for him. no negative ones exist. Bone dry? " Ye Glorious, a whole SIR. " hut listen: " (dorious — . " Heres luck. Bob. James Sawver Lut ' kett SENATORIAL, NORTH CAROLINA ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA 1 HE " Mighty Luckett " as lie is known in " . " Co., had his fame spread further in the Corps, and to much of the football public by his antics while " P. S.-ing ' the . rm.v mascot. Alread.v he had many claims to distiiiction. Jim is one of the two men wearing three gold stars on his " . , " he is captain of . rmy ' s U).SO track team and is one of the few " bucks " of the First Class. During his First and Second Yearling years the hops held no attraction whatsoever for him, but some remarkable event that must have occurred during his second furlo changed him to one of the biggest snakes of our class. He is well known and well liked. But above all he is ever carefree and always cheerful. ACTING (ORPOHAL (. ' i) CORPORAL (4) CAPTAIN (1) GYMNASTICS (4) (3) («) (1) HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE HOWITZER (2) (1) COPY ADVERTISING MANAGER (1) STARS (4) COLOR LINE (3) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (i) SECRETARY FISHING CLUB TENTH SQl ' AD (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN tt , A. B. FOOTE.A.LL (i) TRACK (4) (3) (i) (1) INDOOR MEET (4) (3) MACHINE GUN MARKSMA.N Page One Hundred and Fifty-three i lili James Snow Lunn THIRD DISTRICT, MAINE MONMOUTH, MAINE JiMMiE LUNN has held forth in " M " ComiJany for four years, not letting such futile things as engage- ments on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons or Academics interrupt the even tenor of his life at West Point. Nothing has ever changed Jim ' s quiet smile or caused him surprise. When not on the football field or in the tank, he can usually be found at home ensconced on the red comforter with i)lenty of boodle, skags, and a good book. Jiinmie, imlike so many cadets, does not live by enlarging the memories of the last drag or week-end but looks forward with genuine anticipation to the ones yet to come. Jimmie intends to take the Signal Corps without feminine entanglements. We wish him the best of luck and hope that he will always be among those present when " Bennie Havens, Oh " is sung. A. B. FOOTB. I,L (i) (3) (2) (1) - j SWIMMING (i) (3) (2) (IJ i HPf Sr ' INDOOR MEET (4) GUN CLUB RIKI.E MAHKSM. X FISHING CLUB TENTH SQUAD PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER . 1 In every group there are some few individuals who stand head and shoulders above the others. Such a one is Mac. His versatility and ability have dis- tinguished him from less fortunate ones here at the Academy, and these same attributes will always preclude the possibility of his being relegated into a minor position elsewhere. Mac ' s life at the . cademy has been an extremely busy one. His activities have been varied, . thletics, Sunday School, and femmes have occupied too much of his time to allow for many leisure moments. It is rare that one man excels tosuch a marked degree in so many departments. Mac rates for his work here at the . cademy an appreciation which his classmates w ill endeavor to render by their eternal friendship. He will try his hand at anything and, the unusual feature is he will do it. Endowed as he is with traits capable of inspiring trust and obe- dience in others, he is well qualified to be an army officer. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL ( ' 2) SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (3) (2) BASKETBALL (i) (3) (2) (1) TRACK (i) (3) (2) (1) SOCCER (4) (1) HOP MANAGER (4) (3) (2) SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER (3) (2) (1) RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL MARKSMAN n Page One Hundred and Fifty-four = I IlERK is a tendcncv in l i()f, ' rapliii ' s to altriluitr t i I ' vcry man I ' very virtue, so that in glancing tliroiigh a group of pages one would experience a feeling akin to that of reviewing the march of the angels, each bolstered up with soft wisi)s of cloud. It is therefore refreshing to be able to say. frankly, thai it is seldom that we are fortunate enough to include in our aecpiaintances a man like MacKarland. He has the knack of drawing friends to himself and of keeping them thereafter. Mac is a man of movement and force, whose every move expresses energy an l action, an interest in life, and a happy faculty for getting things done promptly, thoroughly and well . . . Here ' s luck. Mad . (TIXU (OHl ' OK.VI, (3) LIEITKNANT (1) ELECTION COMMITTEE lOBPOR.VL (i) UdXoH COMMITTEE POINTER (4) (3) (■OMP. NY REPRESENTATIVE (3) SCND.W SCHOOL TEACHER (3) (4) (1) SUPERINTENDENT CATHOLIC CHAPEL SUND.W SCHOOL (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER A I It ' ll Uiiiiril .MacLean HONOR SCHOOL DETROIT, MICHIGAN Ani here, ladies and gentli ' inen, ni ' have Li ' iia — the great Lena MacClean of . rniy. From the wilds of Detroit he precipitated to Georgia Military . cadeniy and after a brilliant sojourn among the Crackers he came to our little vale of tears to join the neck-pulling parly of July and . ugust l9-2(i. Mac was always a good football player but the out- standing battles of his life at West Point were fought in the section rooms where duri ng Yearling Year he foxed three departments at the same time — thereby becoming our only three-horned goat. We ' re going to miss Lena — miss him on the football field — miss him in barracks — miss him when we have a Scotch joke to tell — miss him every time we want good company. When he goes so goes also the little select group of " L " Company Goats that was drawn together way back in Plebe days. So long Lena — we ' ll all meet again some day at the . stor and tip a beaker to a 3.0 Scotchman — and to the old gang in " L " Company. A. B. SERGEANT (1) KOOTUALL (4) (.3) (2) (1) TR-VCK (4) WRESTLING (3) FISHING CLIB GUN CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN fr ' i . Jffj n ' Hj , BELLEAUWOOD • 1917 • iilin»i .aiilia Page One Hundred and Fifty-five Allt4 ' rl .loNoph landolbauni FIFTH DISTRICT, ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS In the year 19 ' 2() tliere fame into oiir midst one AI Joe Mandelbaura. A boy from the wilds of Wild Bill Thompsons town — an advocate of gunnery, .singing " I go boom and fall down. ' This was Mandy ' s only claim to fame in his first year in our rock-bound highland home. It was Yearling year that " Dingle " became famous as a coach. To him a whole herd of goats are indebted for their pro- longed career here. His memories of the . cademy will be many, par- ticularly that of his first aeroplane ride in an LB-7. Our memories of him are plentiful and pleasant. . gentleman and a scholar, but above all. a man, respected by all of us, and well wortliN of the uniform he will wear. We wish this future eng ineer every success, or. more exactly, we know that this future engineer will earn everv success. FOOTB. LL (2) (1) FISHING CLUB RIFLE M. RKSM. X POINTER (4) (3) {i) TENTH SQUAD (3) (2) (1) PISTOL MARKSMAN (jerry sauntered up Tenth . venue — er, 1 mean Thayer Road — jigged a few ' steps, flipped his hat, and shouted " West Point, I ' m here! What ' s it to ya. ' " and the . lma Mater folded him into her breast. . t least the movies say it happens that way. The real dope? Ask Gerry. But " Old Hotshot ' s " infectious smile and impulsive comedy pulled him through and made him popular through- out the Corps. This man, like so many of our classmates, is whole- heartedly piping the . ir. The . erod. namics course was merely more fiction to hive and Langley Field — well just figure it out. Can ' t you imagine the broad grin on his handsome face when he first struts those big silver wings on that bursting chest? We will miss Gerry ' s " Here! Here! Watch that stuff, " and " Cheerio! " He has our heartfelt wishes, though — and Gerry ' s going mighty, niijility far. corporal (i) sergeant (1) A. B. LACROSSE (-t) (3J SWIMMING (i) (3) COLOR LINE (4) RIFLE MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Fifty-six BUNKER HILL 1775 M.f j§fi|l!i " iri Pi ,1 ill 33 i tl ' lnston Roso Maxwell SIXTH DISTHIIT. Al, MiWIV TUSCALOOSA, A L A B A M A 1930 m M)m Elmer Landen Meguire A R M Y POUTAL. NORTH DAKOTA IVIaxwell. known to us as Max, helped to rrash the gates of West Point baek in liliO. Tusi-aloosa is his po lunk; Alabama is his state, ami he ' s proud to let the world know where he " s from. He is always ready with a smile or pleasant word, making everyone he conies in contaet with forget his troubles. lie never .seems to worry about his own. but hides them away, that the world may never know of their existence. Max wa.s an ar- dent football fan from the start, and by the time his Second Class year had rolled around, he was one of the .Xrmy ' s main.stays, lighting, smashing his wa. l nvn the field, doing his part, giving his best to the Army. That is our Max. and as the years pass by he will be remembered by us all as a great pal and a good soldier. ACTING CORPORAL (3) FOOTBALL (i) (3) («) (1) SERGEANT (1) L. CROSSE (3) (4) (1) 3li KEY left the I ' niversity of Cincinnati with the lau hd)le ambition of becoming the pride of the . nny. He joined the regulars, which was, he thought, surely .starting at the bottom, . rriving at Beast Harracks — supposedly the next rung up — he began to woikIit which way this darn ladder pointed, anyhow. But all things end, and the way soon shone clear to his early ambition. Our Me-guire is a social asset, to .say the least; bridge to football is his range bar nothing. . nd if you think him wide a«aki onlinarily. just put him on skates — he is a Hash then. Hut ladies beware. Of the ideal femme he has been known to quote. " Thar ain ' t no sech animal I " He bones the . ir Corps, as lo so many others, but, much rarer, he gives up a chance at the Engineers therefor. His classmates wish him luck. If ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (i) LIECTEN.ANT (1) ife!!il iiiiiiuiiinimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiHiiiinimiiiiiii ' : NEW ORLEANS 1815 • ' iiiiTiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiimHiiiiiiiiHiiiiiimmimniiimmtHiiimi Page One Hundred end Fifly-aeve ThoniaH Alifflin EIGHTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA RIDLEY PARK, PENNSYLVANIA 1 OM is one of those men who are always calm, cool and collected. A level and a steady head at all times — that is his heritage. Who was it that said, " If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you . . . " ' ? Tom is a man who can do that and do it well. What is more, Tom is one of those few men who can take 3.0 " s or 1.0 ' s with the same pleasant smile. He is that way with life itself — taking the high and the low spots with the same deliberate steady manner. Heres hoping, Tom, that you have only high spots to hit!! SERGEANT (1) BASEBALL (4) (3) SUMMER CAMP BASEBALL (.S) (1) 100th NIGHT SHOW (3) (■i) (1) FISHING CLUB GUN CLUB r ROM those glorious molehills of Pennsylvania that sweep so majestically down to the muddy Susque- hanna, there came a certain young specimen into the Plebe class. He got into more trouble from an inicontrollable sense of humor than the majority of his third-company-flanker classmates put to- gether. Bud lost many a needed meal of slum, due to his inability to take the upper classes seriously enough to satisfy their inordinate sense of per- sonal importance. Bud is one of the few men of whom it can be truly said that he had nothing but friends in the Corps. Goats or Engineers, Snakes or Joe Athletes, under or upper classes, all were glad to number him among their friends. The Class wishes him luck and looks forward to meeting him in the Service weighted down with shoulder bars, wives and military importance. V RIFLE M. RKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN ACTING CORPORAL (3) LIEUTENANT (1) WRESTLING (4) HIPLE MARKSMAN CORPORAL (2) SOCCER (3) (2) (1) HONOR COMMITTEE PISTOL MARKSMAN Pace One Hundred and Fifty-eight + iL Joseph A. Miller SENATORIAL, SOUTH DAKOTA PRESHO, SOUTH DAKOTA Joe is a Kontlcnian. That, in our opinion, is quite a big coniplinicnt to pay any man — even in the Corps of Cadets . . . But Joe rates it . . . We have seen him before an insolent Plebe at a time when many a man wouhl have raised his voire. But .loe did not. .foe won tlic I ' lebe ' s respect in a firm, dignified niaiuier. . . . In addition to lieing a man ' s man, .Joe enjojs the distinction of being very much a lady ' s man, or perhaps, the ladies ' man. The ease with whioh he captivates them has bei ' n at one and the same time a constant source of intense annoyance and envy to us. That we are able to con ione this in .Joe and still zealously covet his friendship is proof conclusive that he is gifted with a magnetic per- sonality, compelling as it does the respect of mah ' s and the devotion of the rest. SERGEANT (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN WHESTMN : l. ' il i-ii (1) PISTOL MAHKSM.4N Troup Miller, Jr. SENATORIAL, OEORGIA WASHINGTON, D. V. 1 Hoip, the one and only, combines everything the word implies — diversity, ease of manner, and freedom from care. Troup is typical of the branch he seeks. He never had a worry in his head. Aca- demies, demerits, or femmes never gave to the bmyant youth of his class any worry. Weighty matters never oppress Troup, not even his golf, which is often below p.ir — for he has the knack of seeing everything on the l riglit siilc. lie is by nature a most cordial friend and for this reason he never lacks company. His joyfulness, so infectious and congenial, has won him friendship and distinction in the Corps of Cadets. Troup is possessed of the indifference of those who arc truly self-possessed, but. although he never admits it, he is really a capable soldier. He is pre lestined for success in the . rni.v. CORPORAL (4) BATTALION SERGEANT-MAJOR (1) ASSISTANT MANAGER BASEBALL (3) FISHING CUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 Page One Hundred and Fifty-nine Herbert V. MItchel FIRST DISTRICT, IDAHO MOSCOW, IDAHO JVliTCH comes from Idaho, tlie land of blue skies and clear horizons. His friendly smile, keen blue eyes and solid character remind us of the sunny blue skies and mountains of his native state. His interests are varied. Cullum Hall seemed quite an attraction, but those who have seen him in action with the epee will testify that the quickness of his blade comes from great interest there. Mitch is endowed with splendid ability and knows the value of hard work. The value of the combina- tion is witnessed by the fact that he has been near the top in all his activities. From the tales of his various experiences we know that he early interested himself in traveling, so for him the . rmy should be a good career. Wherever he may go Mitch will be liked for his pleasant manner, and admired for his ability. Here is a man who is loyal to his friends. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (i) LIEl ' TENAXT (1) FENCING (4) (3) (2) (1) HOWITZER (2) (1) TENTH SQUAD (2) HEAD COACH (2) Chief is one of the famous goats of the class. .Any- one who has successfully outgeneraled the Math De- partment twice in the turn-out writs in Yearling Math deserves a niche in the Goat Hall of P ' ame. His presence in the Goat line in the Goat-Engineer game proved conclusively to the Engineers that a Goat can use his hands to good advantage. Chief lived the carefree life of a buck until First Class year, when the T. D. made him a sergeant. Though he grows nervous when firing a volley, or when one dashes into ranks late at reveille, he is the soul of efficiency, as any man in his platoon can tell you. Probably his service in the regulars before he became one of the Corps had something to do with that. Wherever you go, we wish you luck, Chiefl SERGEANT (1) GOAT FOOTBALL (2) FOOTBALL (i) (3) GUN CLVB PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 Page One Hundred and Sixty i a a. L.noi ' Ki( laiiir t(i lis from the ihiss iif •i ' .). anil thnufjh wo ilislikf to sec aiiyiitu ' lose a vear. wr arc mighty n a l tliat he yielded to the persuasive powers of till ' A a(leniie Itoard and joined our midst. Kven then he liad lronl)li ' witli academies. l)ut now we have indispiituiile proof that you can t keep a ood man down — even if !»■ is froni Iowa. He is a man of traililion and l)ehi-ves in tlie flood oUl saying " never have an iiile I ' lebe. " Howi ' ver we can truthfully say Ihal he was as active as an. fourth- elassman Ihal ever e,-ime wilhiii his fjrasp. Ned has u-rn one of I he most .heerfld of us. No matter how had tliin);s went we could depend upon him for a smile. His unusually pxid nature has always made friends for him wherever he went. Yliethcr his branch be Coast or Doughboys we arc sure he will make as fine n soldier as lie lias been a llKV. Mr. Duinj uard, whore ' s my mail? " Sammy must have his letters d ' amour. Sam ' s heart is in the right place now but it goes into a tail-spin every time he sees a pretty girl. To tlato, however, it has never reached its elastic limit and always springs back into its natural place after each sortie. His interpretation of the divine right of kings is the privilege of sleei)ing through twenty-four hours of the day. We take our hats off, though, to any man who can read thirteen novels a month and then get a 3.!) as prolitically as can Sammy. And he has the nerve to mutter as he falls asleep over his nuigazinc, " Go away, I gotta bono. " Plebe year introduced him to a pair of boxing gloves and ho was .soon pushing h ' alh T with tlie best of thorn. Sammy ' s " Hello " an.l his eh.-erful smil. ' wi make friends of everyone in I ho Service, have done in the Corps. Page One Hundred and Sixty-one l. H. lurrel SENATORIAL, MINNESOTA CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA Ro.v ' hitman Muth NINTH DISTRICT, NEW YORK YONKERS, NEW YORK Hertz hails frum tin- laiiul «! tall idrii. Rather short and thick of stature, an e ' er-rea ly smile and a helping hand and yon have one of the best liked men of the Corps. Hertz takes his fun where he finds it, be it at anyone elses expense or his own. There is an old Latin proverb which states " Lab- orare, ludere, orare " — work hard, play hard, pray hard. This is Johns motto. He must always be doing something, he is never content to be still. As one man states, ' " He makes me tired just to watch him. " With his cheery smile and the impres- sion of sheer physical strength that he inspires, Johnny is a real man. From buck to high lieutenant shows the officers ' opinion, and it is one sliarcd by all of us. CORPORAL (2) LIEITENAXT (1) FOOTBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) BASKETHALL (i) (3) MAJOR " a " (4) (3) (2) (1) TRACK (4) (3) (2) (1) LACRO.SBE (1) MA.U)n " a ' " (3) (2) COLOR LINE (4) (3) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER (3) RANGERS (2) (1) FISHING CLDB OCN CLUB TENTH SQUAD RIKI.E MARKSMAN I ' lSTOT. SII MiPSlIOOTEU IVluTH came to us a man with a mature mind and a youthful spirit. He is a sincere friend and the possessor of boundless good humor. It is his nature to go more than half way in an effort to help the other fellow along. Whenever a question of judgment came up or advice was needed we turned to Muth for the solution. Who can say that he has not profited by his association with Roy? During Yearling year the Math Department found plenty to keep him busy, but since then he has had no real difficulty. Roy distinguished himself in the field of sport as the mainstay of " H " Company ' s basketball and football teams. While Muth ]ilaiis to enter a line branch upon gradu- ation, we predict thai his legal inclination will win him a place in the Judge Advocate General ' s De- Ijartraent where he can realize his legal aspirations. COHFOHAI. (2) SERGE. NT (1) GC.N CLUB WlV » bAJN J MAIN JtllJLJL • 1898 NToel A. IVeal SEVENTH DISTRICT, NORTH CAROLINA LIBERTY, NORTH CAROLINA Triends — Uiim.ins — Coiintrynu ' ii — Iciul me your pars, for liere is a talo of a pt ' arl of preal price. Happy, blue, or imlitfcront. wanting this or that, and gottiiin it. lir has pushed himself into our hearts, and staked iint a perjxlual claim. He wanted to be a Kaydi ' t; he became one. and immediately decided that he would rather be a " Cit. " He decided the Math Department had him, and saved himself only to find llic I ' lnl Dcparlmenl of the same pessimistic bnicl. There ' s one side of his life which is always bright — the fairer side. There ' s a little " snn.shine " in the locker shelf llirongh winter snows anil spring rains. Don .Iiian. you ask? Well, the feniinin.- heart dm-s flnlh-r a bit when he api)cars. Vc will ba.k him wifli our last red ccnl in war. In peace, or in love! SElKiE.VNT (1) Ull ' I.f. MMIKSMAN FOOTBALL (4) PISTOL MAHKSMAN lloiialtl Ralph ' i NINTH DISTRICT, NEW JERSEY EAST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY UoNS capacity for work is surprising. Howitzer business, lacrosse management, and other Corps activities, seemed to take all his time. It made us wonder ' •about this saying, " all work and no play . . . , " till we realized that he makes play of all work and so can keep his cheery smile when many another man would be gloomy. Then, loo, he seemed able to spend his share of Saturday evenings garnering that refining influence from the gentler sex. His winning smile and cheery manner were in evidence at Cullum as everywhere else, and these traits along with his wonderful friendliness won him to " M " Co. as they already had to " . " Co. We have yet to see a less obtrusive, better-natured, or more likable nnin than Uoil To win the respect and friendship of both enils of the Corps — and of the middle too— that is sotnctliing of which few men can boast. ACTINi; CORPORAL (3) LIEl ' TENANT (1) MANAGER (1) HOWITZER (i) (1) ENOISEER FOOTBALL ( ' 2) RIFLE MARKSMVN CORPORAL ( " i) LACROSSE (3) (2) (1) honor committee KIOtm ni ;iit show (2) GUN CLUB PISTOL MARKSMAN yw y. BELLEAIIWOOD • 1917 Page One Hundred and Sixty-three It is a prcvalpiit. if fallariovis, belief tliat Minnesota is populated solely by Swedes; which explains why this particular man bears that nickname, to the probable horror of his Norwegian ancestors. His stability of character alone would assure him a high place in the regard of his associates, but it is accompanied by other characteristics which, re- gardless of his official standing, will always make him an outstanding man. One could till pages more than this allotted space in trying to do justice to his personality and his ideals. Most men have come more frequently before our eyes, through athletics or other activities; but those who have been privileged to hear Swede ' s opinions on topics of major importance in cadet life know his worth. His faults, if we must mention them, are a modesty approaching an inferiority-complex, and — an un- appeasable desire for sleep. ACTING (OBPOR. L fS) fORPOBAL (i) BEGIMKNT.VL SIPPLY SERGE. NT (1) B. SKETBALL (4) BOARD OF GOVERNORS CAOET CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1 ) RIFLE IAUKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER JN YQUIST is the only man of whom we know that has managed two sports at the . cademy. This double managership proves two of his characteristics. First of all. it shows his popularity. Buford is not a man who " bones " popularity. He is not a grinning fool. He does not wear an ever-preient smile. No, when Buford is griped, he gripes. Yhen he is happy, he smiles. But he never pretends to grin when he " s not in the mood. Nyquist is popular because he is never pretending. He is real. . gain — he is persistent. Left by ' ■29 to shift for himself, he came right back to join us. Unspoiled by his success as manager of wrestling, he added to his laurels by being elected manager of baseball. Somebody who is persistent, somebody who is popu- lar, somebody who is real — that ' s Xyquist. CORPORAL (i) SERGE.4NT (1) GYMXASTICS (4) ASSISTANT M. .N ' AGEH WTiESTLI.NG (i) MANWGER (1) ASSISTANT MANAGER BASEBALL (S) (-i) MANAGER (11 RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL .MARKSMAN " Page One Hundred and Sixty-four . it. IE.) E ' lM ' .te :iEi la ilS p m- m ii L la 131 m rharlps Joftpph Odoniivollor. Jr. M ASS ( II 1 sf;TTS VTInN U. i; T Mill HOSTON, MASSACII LSETTS The minds of all those who were confined to good old (ith Co., (hiring tlii se hectic days of Beast Bar- racks will long retain the memories associated with this elongated vonng man. While most of ns were in hot water most of the lime. Charlie somehow or oilier managed hi ar(|nire the reputation for excel- ling llie nsl of thai niolley rahhle in tying things up consistiMilIy and well. The least sizable of (ith Co. managed to hide their error.s. but hapless Charlie had the misfortune always to be caught. No doubt attention was first centered on him due to the ri ' ally enormous size of his pedal extremities and con.se(|uent embarras.sment of the Cadet Store in supplying him with the necessary footwear. In . cademits. Charlie has always managed to study little and yet rank high. Ilis natural aptitudi for mathemali s and kinilred subjects si 1 him in good stead al 1 he Academy, as lliey an- certain In do elsewhere. SEU(iK.. NT (11 FISMINCi LIB RIFLE Sll.VHrSllOOTER SWIMMING (4 UN cxrii PISTOL EXPERT J ; Tho ns Tayce Odom EKiUTU TIISTIUCT, TENNESSEE MUKFHKE.SBORO, TENNESSEE 1 . KE one of the keenest files in our class or in any class, for that matter; put on him a grin which even two months on the area could not wipe off. tack a pair of lieutenant s clicN rons im him . . . and voii . He kniiws ' ei-y popular song thai e ' er came out. lie ' s been a star on many a Corps squad. He ' s high-ranking academically and tactically. He ' s over-popular with fenmies. ' ersatility — pick any- thing you care to and Casey is good at it. Yes, Casey comes closer to being a jack-of-all-trades and what is more, a master of all than any man we ' ve I ' ver seen. We ' ll remember Casey ' s ever-i)resetit smilr; we ' ll remember his gridiron skill; but, most of all we ' ll remember his menujrable trip to IMiiladelphia on second-class Christmas leave. ACTINC COIil ' onAI. Cil COUI ' ORAL (i) I.IEITENANT (1) . H. B. A. FOOTBALL (+) (3) (3) (1) RACK (;!) (-21 BA.SEBALL (4) WRB.SILIMJ C! TREASVRER (3) VICE PHESIUENl . ' HOARD OF GOVER-NORS J JKm NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundrpd and Sixry-fivt Hi ' riiiuii Willieliu Ohnie SECOND DISTRICT, ALABAMA MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA A BIOGRAPHY of one of nature ' s no!)lenien .ind lovers of rest. July 1, 1926, found the subject of tliis article suffer- ing in absolute stoic silence. He had very little to say during Beast Barracks, got his share of trouble, and did his share to help everyone along. Herm had great athletic potentialities and a fine gridiron record, but he became a casualty at the start, and a fragile collar-bone relegated him to the stands. First class year, however, saw him coaching the " L " Co., intermurder squad with a success that proved his knowledge of football. Ohme was an incorrigible Goat until last year, when he amazed amateur psychoanalysts with n complete reversion and supreme successes. Herman is a good file, wields a mean broom as room orderly, and in general is a congenial wife and a good friend. May the hand that guides the broom so skillfully do as svell with the joystick. Brooklyn lost and the Army won when Dick chose West Point as his Alma Mater. To all followers of . rmy he is known as the highest tyi)e of athlete and sportsman. Football and Lacrosse have a large share of his time. Well do we remember the big number " 15 " in play after play, tackle after tackle. Lacrosse is a rough game, but " the harder the better " is Dick ' s opinion. His passes and tries at the goal are rifle shots for a defending goal keeper to stop. The one branch that holds his eye is the ( ' a alry. He says " Without, " and we believe him. His heart lies deep within, and no member of the deadl.v species has yet captured it. The highest compliment wc can ])ay liim is that he is a man in every sense of the word — always an jffir i ' ntIcMu;in. and a West Pointer. V FOOTBALL (4) RIFLE MARKSMAN FISIIIXG CLU I ' ISTOL SHAKl ' SHOOTEl CORPORAL (-2) SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL ( + ) (. ' !) (-1) (1) LACRO.SSE (i) (3) (2) (1) MAJOR " a " (-i) (1) MA.roR " a " (. ' i) (i) BOXING (4) CAPT.UN LACROSSE COLOR LINE (4) CATHOLIC CHOIR (41 (. ' i ) (i) (I) RIFLE MARKSMVN ' FISTIM, M HKSMAN Page One Hundred and Sixty-six ALAMO 1856 • CiHARLiE was born into the Army, and raisej with it. His early lifi was s|M ' nt in tlit nomadic waniier- injis of an Army family, and Wi ' st I ' oint was over Ids poal, the Service his fntnrc career. He was and itioiis, an l as a I ' lehc was an engineer, l)nt four years have tempereil him into a loyal (loat. Charlie early discovered the evils of an ener jetic existence, and left the luirrying and bustling to others. Never taking life too seriously, but drifting along with a tolerant serenity that lannot hide a winning personality. Son of the Vikings, a fighter born, he has the stub- born tenacity and courage of the natural soldier. Whativer his duty may be. it will be done. West I ' oint friendships are our greatest treasures. and Charlie has enriched the cotfiTs of his class- mates. He is likeable because he is himself, and whiTcvcr he goes the words, " Clap hands, here comes Charlie " will always greet hini. ACTlNCi ( DKl ' ORAL (3) ( ( Hil ' l )H I. (2) SERGE. NT (1) KOOTB. LL (4) L. CROSSE (3) RIFLE SIHRPSHOOTER MACHINE GUN MARKSMAN PISTOL F.XPERT ■I ' hc wllol.- Ih. ' a. let 1- llie the useful A SIMPLE soul. One of the fi ' W truly beautiful characters of the class. Kor four years he wended his way, ever regardless of the directive efforts of the Tactical and . cademic Departments arid several generations of Cadet Officers, interesting story is to be found In Register and Dis records. Ml important part of his wav led hi cinder path .ind through the hills pouiideil out numberless miles serving the purpose of preventing I.i ' rmond and llull .en froui developing inferiority (im])lexes. In recognition of his inherent military ability he was made Supply Sergeant, which ofhce he filled in a manner that will ever redound to the credit of the Corps of Cadets. Well liked, and all that sort of thing, he will be long remembered by those who do not forget him. (One of the few autobiographies of the Howitzer.) Al TING ( ORPORAL (M) (OR FOR A I. ( ) SUPPLY SERGEANT (1) , , TRACK (+) (3) (i) (1) MONCXiUAM C!) U) CROSS rm-NTRY (4) (3) (2) (1) minor ' " .v " SINDAY SCHOOL TEA HER HIKI.K MMIKSiMAN FISTI IL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Sixty-seven m Harrv Brown I ' ufkard SECOND DISTRICT, MAINE AUBURN, MAINE Haurv is an arck ' iit sii])piii ' k ' r of " tlic kihh ' " U state of Maine, " or, in other words, a " Mainiac. " If you ventine to make some eomplimentary remark about your own state, he will raise an eloquent eye-brow, and politely inquire, " Yes, but did your old state produee 9,876,000 tons of feldspar last year. ' No. ' Well, Maine did. " . nd that, to him settles the matter. This is his only weakness. Paekard is blessed with an unusual combination of virtues. AVith his high sense of duty and keen estimate of values, he can differentiate sharply be- tween essentials and non-essentials, attend to one and smoothe over the other. Convinced that a certain action is right, he will carry it out in spite of all Hell and liij, ' li-watir. Ninety-nine men in a hundred like him: and thi- otiier is forced to admire him. AlTINt; COKPOHAL (3) CORPOUAL (i) CAPTAIN (1) SOCCER (i) ( ) WRESTLING (-t) (3) (i) (1) CAPTAIN SOCCER AND WRESTLING Rii liar«l ( ' . Parker CALIFOR.MA .NATIONAL G I " A R D CARMEL, C.VLIFORXIA UicK PARKER is a gamc little man. For four years he has had to fight for his academic existence, and during that time no man has known him to be sour or down-hearted. Although quiet, Dick has as many friends as any man in the class; few of either sex can withstand his pleasant manners and cheerful grin. (How dreary it was his Yearling year when he had a split lip and couldn ' t smile for two monthsl) Being a bona fide Arm.v child he is enthused over anything relating to the equine. It is well authenti- cated that his sole outside reading for one year (excepting the comic sections) was a jMilo manual. Dick, old num, it ' s been a privilege to have lived with vou. " Did vou • Vi " 5 t. m, c. A. (4) (i) (1) CaT x ' SVNDAV SCHOOL TE. CH (3) (2)jiil) ji , TE.NTU SQI ' AD (3) (i) RIFLE MARKSMA, PISTOL SnAHPsn( « ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPOR.VL {i) SUPPLY SERGEANT, (1) POLO (4) (. ' 5) ( ' i) (1) SWIMMING (4) ■ ' ' CLASS TREASURER (i) (I) CHEER IKKDKIi ELECTION COMMITTEE RING (1).MMITTBE F.QCIPMEXT ' OMMITTEE POINTER (4 1 I OLOR LINE (3) CADET CHOIR (3) (iiA)} : FISHING CLUB RIFLK NUHKSM AN nffjW) Jk Vf ' STOL MARKSMAN PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 Page One Hundred and Sixty-eight Ilr« iiiii 4°. I ' silrifk SENATORIAL. WEST VIU(;INIA WASHIXOTON, I). C. The typicjil Army cliilil, Hn-aiii arrived at West Point with a full kiiiiwle lf;e of wliat he was (retting into. Nonchalant lioth in classroom and ( ' ulliiiii, he Inst lilllc time in making; frien.ls. With a name that is Irish anil used lo mean " air " to most of us, I ' at is goinn to sliow the boys liow things should he done in plain and fancy flying. Whether this « dl he done from a Inirse ' s hack or in a plane, time aiul 111. ' rminics almic can tell. With just sueh an indefiniteness I ' at has run through life with nn air that has made him the admiration and awe of his elassniales. and Ihc ' delight of the ladies. Whatever hraiieh he may take, we know thai he takes to it a spirit which is a valuable addition to any organization, as well as the best wishes of his classmates. . CTIXG Coni ' DUAI, (3) SERGEANT (1) I ' ol.i GOLF (41 fOBPORAL (8) (H) SWIMMING (+1 (f! INDOOR MEET I tl ., 1. KING COMMITTEE RIKLE M MiKSMAN POINTER REPHESENTATIX I ' ■ IMSTOL .MAUKSM N .latliii IJ viii wttatil Pauley, Jr. SK. VTiiUI I.. WISCONSIN ( IIIIM ' KW.V K-VLLS, WISCONSIN liiis oft-cursed keeper of guard rosters is the wearer of the most-envied pair of chevrons in the Corps. . s a Plebe or Yearling, we cinied the heavy- golden sleeves, but now that we an ' in the know. wc envy them no longer. We know tliat Jack is one of the hardest working men in the Corps. We know of the hours he has spent after taps making out the guard roster; or the paces he has counte l in rehearsing his parade duties; or the number of guaril-mounts he has attended — no, we think we ' d ralhcr not have sleeves of gold. . nd yet. Jack has found tiiM ' for other activities. . s a hop-manager, he always manages to enter- tain some L.P. drag. fThafs a job in itselfl) .... •| ' hat head of hair wi.nld win anything. ACTING CORPORAL f. ' i I (ORPOHAL (i) CAPTAIN AND REGIMENTAL AD.HTANT ( 1 I FOOTBALL (4) (3) TR.VCK (4) (3) HONOR COMMITTEE HOP MANAGER (1) IlIFLE rtUARPSIIOOTEH PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER i ' " USTERS LAST STANDI 1876 Page One Hundred and Sixty-nine EdwMn KaiKlorN Pt ' rrin THIRD DISTRICT, SOUTH DAKOTA CUSTER, SOUTH DAKOTA Ed, from the " sticks " in South Dakota. His natural rctitence and sensitiveness were mistaken by tliose who did not know him as " Hi-hattedness, " but to those who knew him, an attribute. The theme song of his life might be " Live and Let Live, " and the following quotation from Hrowning its chorus: If you choose to pla.v! — is my principle. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life ' s set prize, be it what it will! The counter our lovers staked was lost . s surely as if it were lawful coin: . nd the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Is — the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin. Though the end in sight was a vic ' C, I say. Vou of the virtue fwe issue join) How strive you? Ue te, fabula! Here ' s to you, EdI Let him wlio scoffs at the scions of the old West make your aci|uaiutauce and swallow the words. SEHCiKANT (1) I ' OLO (3) (i) HORSE snow committek KIOtu niout snow (+) (3) color line (4) ( ADET (iloMI f+) (3j (-1) ( ) RIEl.E MAUKSM.VN IMSToL M. RKSMAN «oorge li% ' iiliaiii KiiiiiNoy Perry THIRD DISTRICT, KENTUCKY RUSSELVILLE, KENTUCKY X APA SNOWBAI.I,, " the darling of Ids classmates, left Russelville to pursue his stormy way with us. With his dynamic personality he proceeded to en- dear himself to his classmates as well as to con- tribute to the laurels of the . eadem.v in athletics. " Buster " put in four years of stellar football; two of which were All-. merican. His social progress was as hectic and more colorful, as witness the broken hearts and wistful sighs when he last doffs the doughty F. D. But more important is the void he leaves in the hearts of his friends, to whom he has long been an inspiration and a fortress of strength. His resourcefulness and diplomacy have carried him through many trying escapades, which will always remain legendary in fireside reminis- cences. We, who miss him, are confident that he will attain great heights. ' Tis well, ' tis well. A. n. EooTiiAU. (.5) H) (;!) (2) (1) TRACK (2) MAJOH " a " (,5) (-t) (. ' !) (2) (1) BIFI.E .MAUKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER iiiiiiminiiiimimniTnmmi Pufit ' Ono Hundrvfl and Si Willis Aliii r n Porry A I. SKA SEWAKU, ALASKA Arthur Carey Peterson SEW YOHK NATIONAL ti C A H I) NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK Bill lost the olct-tion for i)rcsi lciuv of his high school class by two votes. The otiicr inciiihcr won. In this one incident are evidemed Willis ' principal characteristics — generiisily, modesty, and a chiv- alry that ranks him with the l.est of the Table rounders. His outspoken views on lifi ' , lii.erly. and IIm- pursuit of blondes with jade eyes iiroclaiin him at once a philosopher, soldier, and diplomat. Coupled with an unusual sense of liuuior. Hill ' s silver tcmpie has won hiui :i secure plac i ' in I lie esteem of his class. {• ' urlo lor llie Ivskimo was ,,ii,- warm day after anollwr. We hear ,,! ' a eon(|uesl of Alal.aiua. to wliiilv a steaily stream of scented letters testiHes. I ' erry ' s forte is baseball; his hobby is b ink fatigue; his ambition, the Signal Corps. His favorite expres- sion:— " Oil man! Did you s,-e that femiiw:- And blon.le . . . !■ roMi ' ANY SI PI ' LY SF.ncKANT (1) HASF.nAI.L (3) IirXDHEDTII XIGIIT SHOW (4) FISHING CLIB RIFLE MARKSM.VN PISTOL MAHKSMAX trooD ole Pete. We like his gruff, abrupt way — not because it is gruff, not becau.se it is abrui)t. but because it is Ai ' .v way. Pete doesn ' t like " these guys who like to act like they ' re somebcxly else. " When Pete ' s griped, he gripes; when he doesn ' t know, he ' ll ask; when he likes something, he smiles or laughs. His is not a poker face. Hidden emotions are not a part of his makeup. . hard fighter, — he plays any game as hard as he can. He it on the tennis court or baseball diamond. be it on thi ' football field or on the riHe range — Pete puts out; he gives his best and do ' s not make any remarks about it. . straight shooter, a hard rider. a clean-cut gentleman, — Pete. COHPOUAL (i) SERGEANT (1) FiMiTMALL (4) hasp:hall (-1) (3) (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN MACHINE GIN EXPERT PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER BELLEAUWOOD • 1917 l iH ' " i -H nl Ml Pa e One Hundred and Seventy-one _-riis B a vr« ' ii M» P«»l«»r»oii NATIONAL GUARD, TEXAS DALLAS, TEXAS Ix every group of men there are some whose intense individuality stands them apart from their fellows. Pete easily qualifies as a niember of this select few. Those same mental acquirements which destine him for the Engineers, elevate him far above the plane of mediocrity. It is a part of the doctrine of eompciisalion that imperfections exist in the most perfect of specimens and thus we are not surprised to find Pete the possessor of certain seemingly paradoxical foibles. His pet weakness is a childish belief in the beauty of love ' s young dream, and he intends to prove that the fervor of youth is a surer guide to matrimonial bliss than the dispassionate judgment of maturity. A modicum of success with rifle and sword have not sufficed Pete, whose twin desires are to defeat Leiiz at his own game, and to puiliiin tlic librarian ' s keys. Here ' s luck. Pile I CORPORAL (2) LIEUTENANT (1) FE.N-CING (■!■) (. ' 5) RIFLE ( ' 2) EXnlNEER FOIITUALL ( " i) TE.NTll SQUAD ( ' il HU-LE E.XPEUT MACHINE GUN STl Mil ' SUCXJTEI! I ' ISTOL MAHKSMAN Clark eil Piper EIGHTEENTH DISTRICT, ILLINOIS PARIS, ILLINOIS A MAKER of friends is the Illinoisian. During Plebe year his football, basketball, and track industriousness, and his open fellowship merited many handshakes. Yearling vicissitudes found his circle of friends still larger. Since furlo, Mick ' s winning smile has greeted every meeting, for he has made every man his friend. Despite fame as one of Army ' s greatest low hurdlers, and an ever dangerous football player, this versatile mid-Westerner is not merely an athlete. Although stars have never come his way, his engineering proclivities have required oiled bearings on many slide rules. With the advent of First Class year, a hard-licadcd T. D. saw a soldier behind that barrel-chest and seventy-two inch stride, and " H " company was obliged to sacrifice its best to give the Second Bat- talion a commander. An assured manliness, a com])elliiig friendliness, and a (iibraltar-likc integrity mark Clark Neil Piper. ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL ( ' 3) B.4TTALION COMMANDER (1) FOOTBALL (-I) (3) (2) (1) BASKETB- LL (i) (.3) MAJOR " a " (.5) (2) TRACK (4) (3) (2) (1) ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE MA.IOR " a " (I) (3) (2) IOOtH NIGHT SHOW (3) (2) FISHING CLUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN BUNKER HILL • 1775 Pape One Hundred and Sevenly-ltio tiaek Griffin Piteher A Ei M V ATI ANTA, (;K()IU;IA Ace iMTc hkh lias proliabl.v ilijiiiKi-J nmri- siiici ' coming into the Corps than any other man in the class. When he was a plebe he was even more famous for being a silent man than he is now. Today, try and cateh him when he isn ' t wearing the famous smile. His conversation is still far less plentiful Ihan the average, perhaps because he never says any of the small things about others that the rest ..I ' us d,, ,, one has cv.-r h.ani Ace Pitcher s|icak ill c.f .iiM.tli.T man. Women. ' — They are different. . ce hates imu and has nothing good to say of them; that is. women in general. Women and academics — bar wmncn and academics — and he finds nothing wrong with the worM in general. One ,,f our- Im-sI drill masters riHemen. one of our best men Doughboys are getting. one of our best that ' s «liat I he SERGE.WT (1) niKI.E TK.VM (i) ( ) c. di:t iiioiK (4) (3) (i) (li fisi[[ o ci.fu CVS I LUB UIFI.E SIl.VKI ' SnonTEU PISTOl, SH. Ul ' SUOOTEli Robert V. Porter Jr. FIFTH DISTRICT, NEBR. SK. ALMA, NEBRASKA Bon is just one of the boys, having a liand. seem- inglv " . in everything, ami still carrying nothing to excess. His interests have always been centered around Corps . etivilies. In the torrid heat of siunmer camp or the routine months of the aca- demic year; whether it is in the classroom or on the golf course, we find him an outstanding figure. I?ob has never gone out for Corps Squads and yet he is always at hand when there is " something doing. " Bob is a .staimch supporter of the cavalry; and since his I ' lebe year, we might say, has been the " horse ' s best friend. " Like many of us, he just filled in a spare appointment that the cornhusker state had to offer. Since then, he has shown his ability along every line (lint he lias followed, and promises to make mie of Ciicl,- Sam ' s " To| Xotcli " officers. (ORPOH.VL ( ' 2) LIEUTEN ' .VNT (1) POI.NTER ii) (1) CIRCrLATION ' MANAGER IOOtii niout show {i) {i} (1) LTSE (3) (1) GVS CLl ' B tei th sqvad (3) (2) (1) orchestra (i) (i) (1) lUFI.E MARKSMW I ' ISTOL SHARPSHOdTER Pag:e One Hundred and Seventy-three Robert Allen Ports TWELFTH DISTRICT, OHIO COLUMBUS, OHIO To confer upon a man of Bob ' s versatility any title as an indication of his character and ability is clearly an impossibility. Bob has never exactly avoided the fairer sex, but the reaction on their part has been really surprising. So far no one maid has succcoded in disturbing his gyroscopically ciintnillcd cquililiriinii. Though he is a long way from being an engineer, Bob ' s name is seldom found on the de6ciency list. He pushes ahead without a great amount of boning and manages to get his sleep each night, notwith- standing the excessive fan-mail he answers. Bob might be mentioned as charter member of the Royal Order of Cosmo, a staunch advocate of the Red Comforter Squad, and a firm believer in tlie " B " Co. boodle fights. His heart is set on the Field. Here ' s to 111.- day wlicTi he has his own battery and can licllow " Korward Ho. " Jaromlr Jan Posplsil FOURTH DISTRICT, NEBR. SK. WILBER, NEBRASKA r HOM the east and west they came, and " Pos " came from both; first a New Yorker, tlien a Xebras- kan, the latter habitat being responsible for that stern look so many good corn-huskers possess. " Pos " doesn ' t say much, but it isn ' t because he doesn ' t know what to say, for we found him very well versed even in the rarest topics. Never in a hurry, and never late, " Pos " early found that happy medium so precious to all. A lack of temper and a host of patience blended with that cheerful willingness not only gives " Pos " a splendid char- acter, but has led him to conquer Tolstoy, Nietzsche, Carlyle and the like. It ' s " au revoir " now, but in later days we ' re sure to find him with that same willing hand, in that same cheerful mood, and still without an enemv in the world. er(;e. nt (1) RIFLE TE.VM (-t) f3) (2) lilFLE EXPERT FOOTBALL (4) RIFLE M. RKSM. N FENCING (i) PISTOL M.VRKSM.VN u Page One Hundred and Seventy-four .-y tJ . ffi Swasti PriifliNtlh JOIXT ACT OF CONGRESS BANGKOK, SIAM Probably more " Ameritan " tli.Tti a pood ninny Anicricans. He does the things wliicli we meri ans would iiornially do if » • weren ' t so do pone lazy. What is more, lie does tlieni well! He shoots as straight as anyone in the Aiademy. He plays a whale of a game on the Soccer field. His wit is as nimble as any . . . and ,star-diist does not fall on anything but ability. But what is most exacting to this Siamese lassniate is his hobby, taking pictures, . nyoiie who has ever seen his picture collection knows that therein is an accurate cross-.seclioii of a ( " adi ' t ' s life . . . and Swasti has been through it. . . It is a pleasure to lie vour classmate, Swasti. c(ini ' ou. L (i) SOCCER (4) (3) RIFLE (4) (3) (i) MlN.ll! " a " (3| STARS f4) RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL EXPERT Howard Salter Quina NATIONAL GUARD, M ASS ACHtlSETTS ROSLINDALE, MASSACHUSETTS Howie qiinn ' s a strange chap. .Xny iiiaii wlio ' il swim the breast stroke twenty laps a day in the pool, or run a couple of miles on the hottest day of the year, or read the deepest philosophy of life on " an evening before a holiday, " or get caught throw- ing a pii ' e of pie in the mess hall, must be a strange chap. We all like Howie, even if we do get " pooped " after till ' eighth laji of a swim with him, or refuse to take a run with him on a hot day, or prefer to seek amiisemeut rather than philosophy on a Saturday night. It merely proves that he " s a better man than most of us; this — despite his decided inferiority complex. Howie can b.- just what he wants to be. I ' or six months he ranked last in " dis " ; the next half year he ranked one. From the last section he jumps to the first with ease . , , when he wants to. A strange chap— Howie Qniiiii. SERGEANT (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN GOAT FOOTBALL (2) PISTOL MARKSMAN iiniiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHHiiimiiniiiiiimiiiiaimmmwmiimii Page One Hundred and Seventy-five Mi Myron Albert Quinto AT LARGE PENSACOLA, FLORIDA 1 HE music changes to a subtle waltz, fairest femmes rendered heedless in their distraction call their " Bill " consorts " Tim, " serious-minded snakes rush out upon the balcony and commit hari-kari in de- spair, for Don Q., charmer of charmers and waster (if women has ventured upon the floor. This little Spaniard with the " unii|uc " nickname has many talents besides his versatility with women. He is always read.y for a tussle with almost an.vone and he will, if properly approached, as with boodle, string you yarns that put Baron Munchau- sen to shame. He has been everywhere and done everything, as befits an eccentric and self-willed . rmy child. He spent many hours in the air before he joined our class and is quite properly piping his wings. " Say. I can keen file any one of you guys with any fcinmc you bring up. " " Di.sgu.stingly pro! " ACTING CORPORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) LACROSSE (2) COLOR LINE [i) (3) CADET CHOIU (4) f3) (-2) (1) HIKLK MAHKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN James L,. Richardson FIRST DISTRICT, NEBR. SKA NEBRASKA CITY, NEBRASKA Kich " came here from Nebraska. He easily de- feated the English Department two turnouts in a row. Then he foiled the Math department in Yearl- ing June. By these acts, no mean accomplishments in themselves he became eligible for the Goat foot- ball team. He played with sincerity — Engineers went or were taken to the hospital. . s a defense man in Lacrosse, he continued his record of sincere effort, aided and abetted by a generous supply of regulation Lacrosse sticks. With the femmes he has suffered two cycles of instability followed by undivided devotion. AVhen " Rich " is running the visitors ' room, the femmes count the week-end a success. He once obtained week-end leave in the face of superb opposition. He never hesitates to defend his rights but always is more than just in observing the rights of others. He is sincere, just and loyal. There are no finer quaUties than these to promote lasting friendship and success. SERGEANT (1) FOOTBALL (4) ETHAI.L (4) LACR05.SE (2) WRESTLING (3) GO.VT FOOTBALL ( " 21 RTFI.E MARKSMAN MACHINE c;L ' . sn.iKPSHDOTEH PISTOL MARKSMAN m iP ' htr IS ' iMjJillii PICKETTS CHARGE 1863 Page One Hundred and Seventy-six V; il. Joseph Riley, Jr THIRD DISTRICT, ALABAMA OZARK, ALABAMA IxiLF.Y is one of those men wlio likes to do every- thing right, Wlien in ilonht he hxiks i| the proper way of doing things, and Iroiihle seldom ! ()thers liim. Uriwid-minded himself, he is always ready to hsten to the other fellow ' s views. What he says ean he dependi ' d upon; his frankness and sineerity are refresliing. .1. .1. is conservative in nniking friends and favors only tho.se whom he considers worth- while. He is the embodiment of Southern courtosy, and his considerations and manners are examples to most of us. Riley has come close to losing out in his studies on several occasions, but he put up " the old fight " an l has always pulleil through. With thi- characlcrislle wit of t hi- iinn.nrlals and tlie in.llrt ' erence t i d.iiiger of tliose who have been hard pressed by the academic departments, Riloy is sure to come through in time of stress. GUN CLUB pisToi, sharpshooter- Sam hail been here but a short time before we were aware of his presence. This was not due to any forwardness on his part but to his natnra ' strength of character. It was a pleasure to knc..- him from the first, and he improves with age. His most desired pastime is a good book, and when not rea ling he is looking for .something to read. Ordinarily Sam does not " bone fii-tion, ' l)nt turns to deeper subjects. . n unexpected wit ami an unusual command ol language have made- him otic of our most able de- baters. He has strong opinions on all subjects, and is ready to back them at all times. - ll of I lie characteristics which go into the making of a fine officer are embodied in Sam. He has been faithful to his duty, straight-forward in his manner, and resp,-cted in his da.ss, sergeant (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER ■ USTERSLASTSIAMJ 1876 tfciMiMiMHnm Page One Hundred and Seventy-seven fSs. J a «• t| II SI r li II i r N li r ii R » I li n • li i I l SECOND DISTRICT, ILLINOIS CHICAGO, ILLINOIS As a youth approaclicd tlie ticket agent one day in late June tor a ticket to West Point, the agent grinned knowingly and pushed a one-way ticket through the window. This was none other than Jack. From tlu ' time the conductor called out his destination, he was lost in the maze of Beast Bar- racks and Plebe Year — but in June after the weed- ing process he was still among the rosebuds. Who can keep a good man down! Jack had ability in both academics and athletics. He has become not only a scholar but one of the .Xrmy ' s best bets on the tennis court. The purpose of West Point is to turn out leaders of men whom the country can depend upon in a crisis to give their best. " Duty, Honor, Country " is the requirement of every good soldier, and Jack can fill the bill. Smiling, always cheerful, a real man — let us ])resent Jack. CORPOBAL (2J Paul Artiiur Koy SECOND DISTRICT, M .V I N E LEWISTON, M. INE We know that Roy has been predestined to be a general. Any person who can command knights, bishops, and castles in such a way as to almost inevitably checkmate an opponent ' s king w ill make a success in any branch of this mans army. To succeed in chess, a man must have a cool head and an unusual patience to deliberate before a move is made. Once a move is made the situation must be made the most of. A move, once made, can never be retracted. A man must be able to take advantage of a situation as it arises. A man must, at all times, be ready and willing to sacrifice any piece on the board for tlic ultimate success of the game. So, too. with war — and Roy is a master at chess. ACTING (ORPOUAL (;i) SERCiEANT (1) HOCKEY (4) (;i) (2) (1) TENNIS (3) (2) (1) HOWITZER (4) (3) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT SERGEANT (1) PRESIDENT (1) CHAAIPION (3) CHESS CLUB H) (3) (2) (1) SECRET ARY-MAN. GEB (2) PISTOL MARKSMAN SAN JUAN HILL 1898 Page One Hundred and Spvonly-eipht mniiiimiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinKmunnniuiimiiiiK ' I» Henry E.xlil Royall FOIHTH DISTHK T. NOUTH ( AROLINV H.MITHKIKLI), SOUTH CAKOLINA W hf;n ' 29 lost Iloiirv. " . ' SO gained a real classmate anil a true frienil. " Slim, " ' going his own quiet way. lias, to he sure, won few lionnrs in academies. He has, however, ciinied a much more desirable and rare thing — the rcs|i(( t and regard of his entire class. " B " Co. has watched glc-fully his skirmishes witli the ()horts of the KasI and West .V.ad.Muic Build- ings, sometimes, it must he saiil. with geiuiine ap- prehensit)n. . lways. however, when it came to a final showdown, we have been able to howl trium- phantly, when " Slim, " with the real . rmy light, remained a Kaydet. That serene and easy-going temperament has a fatal attraction for nuiny of the femmes. Or is it that lazy North Carolina drawl! ' Uegarilless, it would seem that our southern ilassmate. despite tlie naive look in his eyes, has a Iianing for Ihi ' proximity of the gentler .sex. Here ' s to " Slim " — may he always stand as high in his chosen profession as he docs in the n ' gard of his classmates. SEKCIKAXT (1) WnESTLING (i) (1) 100th nicmt show (1 1 CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (i) (1) CrX rt-VB nIFI.K MARKSMAN I ' lSTOL HRKSM. N Paul Ernest Ruesto-w FIRST DISTRICT, NEW YORK LYNBROOK, NEW YORK I At I., our silent lover, whose penetrating person- ality offers attractions to men as well as to women, has won a place in the liearts of all of us, by virtue of his unfailing geniality and constant willingness to help and promote the interests of others. He not only has displayi ' d excellent qualities of leadership, but he lias as wi-ll found academic work a burden of little weight- from which we may conclnde that nuich can be expected of him in his future walk of lif. ' . With him there is no middle course, for he is a man of strict attention to detail and of instantaneous final decisions as his sharp characteristic features would indicate. He is always on the alert and ready to make the most of the smallest opportunities. " Ilusty " is the personification of the truth of the old saying. " Silence is ( " lolden. " V TING COKPOHAL (. ' !) CORPORAL (2) LIEUTENANT (1) GOLF (i) (. ' J) (-2) (1) 100th night show U) (3) {i) (1) fiO T FOOTBALL (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Seventy-nine J h Edward Irving Sachs HONOR SCHOOL EVANSTON, ILLINOIS OACHS — we remember him as tlie tin-school kaydet taking an examination at Fort Sheridan. Not large of stature nor powerful in physique, — but always erect with his chest raised and his head held high. No, he has not changed much in the four years. He has kept those qualities which were, then as now, admirable. Quiet and unassuming, he minds nobody ' s business but his own. Quiet, yes — but also proud almost to the point of arrogance. He stoops to none. He knows his place and is proud of that position. Chest raised, shoulders squared, eyes and head held high — thus he will go through life. Stav as vou are, Sachs. Ross Thatcher Sampson SENATORHL, IT.tH OGDEN, UT. H JliFFKiENCY brings to the mind of a cadet rather unpleasant pictures of the person to whom it is applied. However, Sam ' s efficiency contains none of the objectionable features which have caused the term to be held in disrepute. He tempers his efficiency with reason, and corrects others without offending. . 11 of Sammy ' s time has not been occupied by enter- prise in routine duties, however. generous portion has been allotted to general entertainment of that enigmatical sex, which is so often at the same time the joy and bane of one ' s existence. However, his efficiency has enabled him to speedily despatch one after another. We admired his efficiency before, but we begin to envy it. Some may not desire power over men, but find the man who does not (secretly, perhaps) long for that dominating power over women! Hecause he can combine efficiency with sufficient tact to command obedience and respect, we ' re all for him. SERGE.VXT (1) . CTIXG CORPOR.VL (.3) LIEl ' TEN ' - N ' T (1) RIFLE SH. HPSH(IOTER CORPOR. L (i) FOOTB. LL ( + ) PISTOI, SH. RI ' SH( ()TEH y Page One Hundred and Eighty i . »1»| w i m ?= m 1 m JJ K| J. Samuel Saner THIHTY-EIGHTII DISTliK T, NEW YORK ROCHESTER, NEW YORK Dear friends, reproach me not for what I do. Nor counsel nie, nor pity me, nor say That I am wearin;; half my lif.- away For bulihlc-wcirk that only fools pursue. For if my hulihli-s t)c too small for you. Blow bigger then your own. The games we play To fill the frittered minutes of a lay. Good glasses arc, to read the spirit through . nd whoso reads may gel him sonw shrewd skill, . nd some unprofitable .scorn resign To praise the very things that lu ' deplores. So friends (dear friends), remember if you will. The shame I win for playing is all mine: The gold 1 miss for dreaming is all yours. " SE«GE. NT (1) TENNIS (3) (i) (1) niFLB M.iRKSM.VN K B.VSEBAI.L ftit ' ? PISTOL MARK8MAS 1930 - Clement Van Buren Sawrin ARMY F.VIK II . V EX, MASSACHUSETTS TuERE are a few hivy men in the Corps who seem to devote more time to fiction than to academics, but nevertheless invariably rank high. Van is one of them. He lost his stars after Plebe year, but that does not prevent him from realizing his ambition — the Engineers — nor alter the fact that he is always in or near the first section. Till- T. I), thinks almost as much of Van as the fennnes do. This year they took him from " H " ( " o.. to be captain of ' T " Co. He moves along in fast company w hcrcvcr l e goes — with temmes, with academics, and especially with the devotees of the cinder track, where he runs the himdrcd in something like nothing flat. To those who have ri-ally fath.imiMl 111. ' depths. Van is a man of ability and a friend worth while. ACTINC CORPORAL (3) CAI ' TAIS (1) TRACK (4) (3) (-2) (1) ELSQ COMMITTEE STARS H) GUN ' CLLB RIIfLE MARKSMAN CORPORAL {i] I--OOTBALL (4) (3) (2) GYM.VASTICS (4) EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE ■ADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) TENTH SQUAD PISTOL MARKSMAN 5 Vim ' hiiMl) iiiiintiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiimnmiiitiimiiniimiiiiiiiiiiiii«iinm ' NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundred and Eighty-one m k Irvin Rudolph Seliiiiinii lfi iining THIRD DISTRICT, NEBRASKA HUMPHREY, NEBRASKA W ' hen Schimmel, unknown and unassuming, entered West Point with the rest of us, Httle did we suspeet that he would graduate with the enviable record that he has. His exceptional thoroughness, perception, and perseverance have combined to stamp with uniform excellence his every undertaking and accomplishment. Endowed with an admirable physique and no small amount of power and endur- ance, Schimmel found in the sports much pleasure as well as work. His achievements on the cinder path, the gridiron, and in the ring attest an all- round athlete. One remarkable and commendable trait is worth noting: Schimmel has remained perfectly oblivious to the fair sex, save in one or two instances. Force- ful, level-headed, and even-tempered, he is a leader that men respect and obey. He plugged for three yea rs and attained success in the field maneuvers at Popolopen: to wit, a captaincy, well deserved. 1 w tOKPOKAL (i) CAPTAIN football ' (4) (3} (1) TRA K H) (3) (2) TROSS COUNTRY (4) (3) GUN CIXW RHODES SCHOLABSIIIP RIFLE MARKSMAN PlSTdl. SIIAHPSIIOOTKU George Fletcher Schlatter THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, OHIO FOSTORIA, OHIO r ROM the moment we first saw him in Beast Bar- racks, Slats was his nickname, and though he has been otherwise called, affectionately and profanely, as Slats he is known to the Corps. He is all that a runt may be and perfect four year wife. A genius for seeing the humorous side of a situation, even if the joke ' s on himself, his tactical ability in the social art was never more appreciated than the last night of furlo. His harassed wife was beset with two drags at once and fighting a losing battle with both, when Slats appeared out of the fog with his hat over one eye and a flowing line of B. S. which effectually calmed the troubled waters. While his academic ability was hard put to solve the intricacies of nickel-dropping in the subways, no one who ever went on week-end leave with Slats found fault with the contents of his address book, or came home able to say more than, " Did I have a good time? And how! " Pecuniary misfortune at the outset of one Christmas leave was balanced by equal good luck at its end. Inuigine arriving fifteen minutes late for the last train — these Ohio good-bye ' s are strenuous — to find that the train was twenty minutes late! We all look forward to seeing Slats at future po.sts. The Engineers, the . ir, or the Field. Slats will probably have his clioice and we wish him the best of luck. SERGEANT (1) TENNIS (3) (i) (I) POINTER (i) (1) CORPORAL (i) WRE.STLING (4) (3) MANAGER TENNIS TEAM IOOTII NIGHT SIKIW (41 ( ' 2) (1) COLOR LINE (4) (3) CADET tHOIR (41 (3) (2) (IJ ENGINEER FOOTBALL (8) RIFLE MARKSMAN TENTH SQITAD (2) , STpL MARKSMAN THE ALAMO • 1856 Paee One Hundrrd nnd Eisbtv-tuo Leon Clarence Seott SIXTEENTH DISTRICT, ILLINOIS PKORIAi ILLINOIS 1 HE apron striiiKS liail not long hren till when Leon landed in our niidsf . Plebe year was a galaxy of errors. Nothing was right, everything was wrong — from maladjusted shoulder belts to reversed cart- ridge box. His eredulitv often took hcmk. line and sinker, reel, and all; impositions came thiek and fast. However, the siieeeeding years were not wasteil on this I ' eorian. He grew and learned. Though not of First-Captain calibre, he was yet one of the Corps ' finest gentlemen. His heart and mind were clean. His helpfulness and friendly loyalty bright- ened the comer where he was. His concise iiiterpre- taliou of and sincere levotion to iluly will ever be a l)ywoi(l among his dassnuites. We will rcniciulicr Leon — not as the man who as a ricbe lied his shoulder belts with a string— but rather as a boy who grew into a real man here at the - Point. t I SEHGE.WT (1) .v. B. TR.VCK (-t) CROSS COINTRY (.S) FlSUl.NG CLUB GVX CLIB TENTH .SQIAD (3) {i) PISTOL M.VRKSM. N Lyman Huntley Shaffer EIGHTH DISTRICT, IOW. CH.VHITOX, IOWA I ( liraw a picture of Shafe s character in so many words is an almost impossible task. However, we know that he is not a fluent conversationalist nor an amusing comedian. Life to him is a rather seri- ous matter, and everything he does is done well and thoroughly. Shafe ' s academic work illustrates this characteristic, for his retention of data is remark- able. When Shafe learns something, he does not forget it. The Howitzer staff owes him a debt of gratitude. Even since this is written, his work has filled in many gaps. In addition to this, he has contributed an excellent drawing of Washington Hall for a Chri.stmas card, and a real woodcut for a letterhead. This combination of imaginatiftn ancl retention of detail is a strong foundation for his military career. We feel certain that he will reaih the top. . (TING CORI ' On.VL (3) COHPOR.VL (i) SrPPLY SERGEANT (1) FIRST SERGEANT (1) CHRISTMAS CARD COMMITTEE HOWITZER .ASSOCIATE ART EDITOR (1) ENGINEER FOOTBALL (2) GUN CLVB COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE TENTH SQCAD (3) (2) RIFLE M.4RKSMAN PISTOL SHAHPsnOOTER CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 • Page One Hundred and Eighty-three n Frt ' flt ' rifk •James Simpson THIRD DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA ROCHESTER, NEW YORK Z " AND the Spic Department threw Freddie at us. At first we weren ' t so anxious to get an addition — Second Class year is a bad time to get turn-backs . . . Imt nut a week had passed before we were glad that l ' n(lihc was with us. His chapter of life, entitled " Winning His Way Into ' 30 " is indeed a short story. A few wise cracks, that persistent smile, and our mutual hatred for the Spic Department — these were all that were needed for us to be ready for him — to realize that ' 29 ' s loss was our gain. We all like Freddie. We liked the way he took to our class without adopting the usual high-hat turn- liaik attitude. W - like that cheery smile. Yes, we lll like Freddie. lb Winfield ' ilfer Sisson ELEVENTH DISTRICT, MICHIGAN CENTRAL LAKE, MICHIGAN 1 HAT goalie ' s got the stuff, " remarked the Lacrosse coach as the ball bounced off Sisson ' s eye for a " save. " The coach was right, for " Sis " has the stuff, not only on the athletic field luit in every form of activity. Early an Engineer, " Sis " has maintained an envi- able class standing, and at the same time preserved that air of insouciant good humor which so endears him to his friends. His charm of manner and lon- versation is equalled by few. . man ' s man is " Sis " ; as yet. wcunen ha " e not spoiled him. In all contacts with him. beneath the smiling cheerful exterior, you feel the basic, virile strength and leadership of this man. When classmates meet in later .years, and memories start to flow, here is one man who will be remem- licird with a " Here ' s how " to an officer, a gentle- man, and a mighty keen file. .-VPORPORAL (i) SUPPLY SERGEANT (1) SERGEANT (1) A. IS RIFLE MARKSAHN . ACROSSE (;i) (?rtlO ' MINOR " a " ( ' 2) CHOIR (4) (:i) (i) (II X!T. ' N ILLH TENTH SQl . D (4) (3) (i) F(i-!r One Hundred and Iiie;htyJDtir ff . ,i ' g p Jik si iH Aubrey D. Smith NATIONM. CI AUD. MISSOl RI B O () N " E ' 1 1- L K , . I I s s () I ■ 1( I Oil of I lie Wist came— not Ijichiiivar— hut, " Mr. Smith. A. I). Sir!! IJooncvill e. Missouri Sir! " Biog- raphii ' s arc supposcil to hi ' serious, hut how can one be serious whi-n ili ' iiliuf; with so hfilil licartcd a subject? Tall. (lark, and handsonie; with a sn ilc that has I ' auscd HuttiT after flutter in many a feminine heart, he is a snake from necessity more than inclination. A new. an ultra-modern school of thought; a new standard, and a new code for everything, seem to he the aim of Smittie ' s actions. This viewpoint has not won him n place in the eyes of the Tactical Department, and »c now liiid liini with a cU-.iti sleeve. Biinin ' ; the Air Corps is his constant aim. His non- chalant attiluilc toward llie world and life in general should make him a perfect success in that hue of endeavor. ACTIXC COHI ' ORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) IMSTOL MAHKSM. .V M ' " 1930 1 I3i iiai Albert Mark Smith, II TUIUI) 1)1 ST HI IT. MlrlllOAN K A L . M A Z ( ) ( ) , . l 1 C H I Ci . N I Ills blase Hanker dropped in from Kalamazoo and managed to reach " M " Co.. after a hazardous trip through Beast Barracks via the .stair running route. Kungus is a connoisseur of rare skins. ' " I ' layiiig Chess at morning inspection " and " Basket of fruit on window sill " are among the choicest. Obsolete time tables also catch his fancy. They give him more time in Long Island, which reminds us that Smithy hoi)es to add the traditional class cup to his possessions. Fungus is a great experimenter. The results of liis research relating to the adhesive power of linlter to the pla.stcr in the Old Mess Hail are recorded in the special orders of tliis institution. lie clinched his . . B. degree by attempting to ]ili:iil tini[iorarv insanity before the Batt. Board. Smithy has always found life amusing. Even four .vears at Wet I ' oint have failed to daunt his gay disposition. M.-iy it last forever. CORPORAL (2) SERGEA.NT (1) A. B. FOOTBALL (i) (2) TRACK (2) KE.NCING (4) (3) GU.V CLUB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN :USTERSLASTSTAN1 1876 iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiitiumiiumniKimiiimm! Page One Hundred and Eighty-five i ii i ' i i iJii " 6 Harold L. Smith TWENTT-FIFTH DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA A THIN haze of smoke — a stack of " Weird Talcs " — two red comfos — a pair of feet on the radiator — why, there ' s Smitty. Give Smitty a place to sleep and plenty of Wheeling stogies and he will he your friend for life. He has graced many a fair radiator session, and as an " artiste d ' affaires des temmes, " many have sought his dry and unfailing advice. " What are all those scandals about this man? " " Those aren ' t scandals, — just happenings. " All those who constitute Smitty ' s legion of friends deem themselves fortunate indeed. His amiability is exceeded only by his generosity. " Come around fellows; I just got a box of stogies " is no infrequent remark of his, made in his native tongue (Penn. Dutch). These traits, coupled with his sense of fair play, his energy and ability to make friends, will assure him success in the future. SERGEANT (1) BASEBALL (4) (3) HOCKEY (4) IOOtII NIGHT SHOW (4) (. ' !) CADET CHOIU (4) (3) (i) (1) RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER Phillips Walter Smith SEVENTH DISTRICT, WISCONSIN WILTON, WISCONSIN JN ONCHALANT Smitty. A few years more experience — perhaps previous military training caused him to meet every issue at West Point with serene ease, while the rest of us were on our nerves ' edge. Four years of worry to us was only another four years to Smitty. Even a thought of him calls for pages. Through him we received our rings a month ahead of any other class. To Smitty we owe our knowledge of all the changes in the administration long before the authorities had even considered them. The Corps ' smoothest politician, the fountain head of all rumors, the champion deadbeat, and the best all- round red-comforter friend of our time all in one — Smitty. In spite of all this, he always found time to coach the goats, to bono tiction and to fall in and out of love scvcnil tinu ' s. Who ran ever forget Smitty? SERGEANT (1) A. li. FOOTB. LL (4) HOCKEY (4) (3) CHAIRMAN OF RING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN OF EQUIPMENT COMMITTEE HOUSE SHOW REPRESENTATIVE HOWITZER (1) FISHING CLUB C.V» CLUB PISTOL EXPERT Page One Hundred and Eighty-six OORY entered the institiitiim while vet a mere youth. Within a month he was famous for heing the (lass baby, ilespite elose competition. By the end of I ' lehe year he had taken the turnout writs and established himself as anehor man. Thereafter he amused himself for two years watching the . eademie Department hone files for him hy finding the men ahead. In spite of his success, he lias not liccn entirely con- tented here. When at last during sununer I ' amp. they allowed Sinitty to go fishing, he growled he- cause he could fish only when he wanted to sleep. It has been hinted that Sory is gifted with the trachtional Southern languor. But no — Sory has a superabundance of energy. Hi ' merely enjoys sleep- ing and therefore applies his energy to that. iiitl IS n Qnr V i filc-boncr. lie is n true " K " company lulez-vous lie plus encore! ' sf:i((;EANT fl) FISIIINC ( I.lll lilH.E M.SKKSMAX )AT Korvrn.M.i, team (a .v ci.i 1) PISTOL MAHKSMAN Eli S. Stevens EIGHTH DISTRICT, KANS.VS WICHITA, KANSAS lor man, where did you get that haircut. ' " " Mr. Kumi)e gave it to me, sir. " Immortal words these, for did they not bring to our attention for the first time the wearer of those curly locks so recently and raggedly shorn by one who should never have for- saken the slide rule for the shears? Could we, however, have guessed at I he dcsi)aii ' that those same raven tresses were dcstimilhicasl among our fair visitors we should, in nur c-oinpassionate mercy, have been templed ourselves to play the Delilah. He was born Stevens, christened Eli, and dubbed, by a sympathetic Corps, just plain " Steve. ' Yet the effervescent good-nature of this apple-cheeked cherub is such that we forgive him for that weird psychological twist w hich prompted such improvisa- tions as " Daly from Pondsville. " And again must we mention the fact that the best looking femmes in the worlil come from Wichita. They ' re all keen. Ask Steve. CORPOKAL (-2) SERGEANT (1) SWIMMING (i) (;!) (-1) RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL MARKSMAN BELLEAUWOOD • 1917 Page One Hundred and Eighty-seven Alexander Graham Stone SENATORIAL, MARYLAND ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND It is a popular conception that a fish, if removed from its natural habitat, will die. However. Sandy is a living refutation of the belief. He is a Navy Junior " gone Army. " It is rumored that he left liis native Annapolis so that he might be nearer a cer- tain femme from Vassar. He possesses a natural nonchalance whicii, ho -cvcr. stops short of indifference. In spite of this carefree- ness, his complete unselfishness leads him to extend a helping hand to all those in difficulties. In reality Sandy is brilliant whenever he can be enthusiastic. This enthusiasm leads him to espouse those things e.xtra eurrieular and neglect the required subjects. Whenever Sandy enters a room or an argument he brings with him a salty story which he inherited from his sea-roving ancestors. This one character- istic alone is sufficient to make us sincerely wish to .serve with liim in the years to come. Tom Robert Stoughton, Jr. THIRTY-FIRST DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA JEANNETTE, PENNSYLVANIA 1 HERE are some men who are always in demand. No party or crowd seems complete without them, and their absence from accustomed haunts creates an unmistakable void in otherwise congenial gather- ings. Jeannette, Pa., gave the Corps such a man in Tom. Tom is conservative in all his view-points. He is quiet but of a keen sense of humor. Conscientious and careful in every duty, he has gained great esteem from his classmates and others with whom he has come in contact. Well schooled in the ways both of the camp and of the drawing-room, he is a splendid companion, a great friend and an ideal soldier. As yet undecided about the future, Tom is wavering between an . rmy career and " The pursuit of shekels in ' cit " life. " Whichever course he may choo.se, we know he will make a success. COiiI ' DHAl. ( ' 2) FIHST .SERGEANT fl) rnoiH (4) f:i) (-2) (1) Hrt-LF. SHARl ' SnoOTER PISTOL RKS. IAN }l i Page One Hundred and Eighty-eighl f i ti] n lif : IT] " M r B - 1| ! p rl 1 M " Hi : M , 1 J!l - ll ir il l JjSN Bfe ' it- ' Aubrey Ellis Strode. .Ir. SENATORIAL, VIRGINIA AMHERST, VIRGINIA Whether being thrown out of the Astor, or snub- bing tip-cagiT waiters in a Harlem night elub. Aubrey is always at ease. Often have we marveled at his savoir faire. The Corps possesses no belter liearleil man. Kver reatly for a trip to DelafielH. Itic lioncllers, or what-have-you? .Vubrcy has pnivril :iri invaluable companion. His favorite sports, out-of-doors, are the more dignified ones, such as golf and trapshooting. In- doors — ah! Honing reel comforter, V,?.?.?.?.. Favorite expression: " Well, maybe she ' s not so gcxid-looking, but she ' s .vo sweet. " We must i-oiifess to a deep att ' eclion fur this lad whom we will always know by that iiuainl, though fitting reminder of Plebe days — Doowillie. SEHCEAXT (1) A. B. Pi ILO (3) ELECTION COMMITTEE HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE POINTER (. ' !) GOAT FOOTBALL (4) lilKI.E MARKSMAN- PISTOL MAUKSMAX 1930 Archibald William Stuart THIRTY-SEVENTH DISTRICT, NEW YORK CANISTEO, NEW YORK Well, who cares if I am found? " " Stew " went defiiient in math once while a Plebe, and henceforth has been boning the Infantry. I?ut he went right ahead breaking . ca lemy broadjump records, jump- ing him.self into the IMS Olympic final tryouts. dashing to renown in end runs that made the lazy crowds come to. and easily made tlie grade of lieutenant. Scotch humor is natural with . rcliic. He knows how to play a practical joke and make a friend at the same time. Thai ' s just the way he does every- thing and is the one thing which has gained for him a host of fri.-nds at W.-st Point. " . -I!ald " seldom goes to hops, and doesn ' t drag often. Mnl when he doe.s, — exquisite taste! We know that, whether in the Army or a civilian community. Stuart will always be a progressive stimidns to his superiors and associates. 7 " • ACTING CORPORAL (. ' !) UEUilENANT (1) tra| (4) (3) (•2) (1) f HOKS COUNTRY (4) ELECTION COMMITTEE RpLE MARK.SM VN CORPORAL {i) KOOTHALL (i) (1) M.UOR " a " (-4) (3) (2) INDOOR MEET (+) FISHING CLUB PISTOL MARKSMAN . nnViw ' iiiimiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiiimiiHiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiimiiiiiiii NEW ORLEANS 1815 ■iiiiiiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiHimHtiiiiiiiiiiiinmiimiiHiitmimmiiiiui Page One Hundred and Eighty-nine SuDASXA is one of the most likeable men in the Class of ' 30. Ever since he breezed in one day early in September with a very blank and puzzled expression on his face, he has been a class favorite. His resemblance to the man in the moon soon won him the name " Moon, " so that even the Flebes first called him " Mr. Moon. " He has never been a shining star in the eyes of the . eademic Department — particularly the History Department, which took his first Christmas leave in order to find out what he didn ' t know of the subject. However, if you want to know w ho |)lays quarter-back on any team in the country, or who are the pitchers of the Yankees, ask him. Ih " ll never miss. Moon ' s foibles are: telling how hard he works. although he was never known to concentrate for five consecutive minutes, and how cold he is because he has never become acclimated to our frigid tempera- tures. Perhaps his most notable accomplishment is the ease and facility with which he can borrow a skag and convince the lender that he meant to offer it any how. When he goes bai ' k to Siam well all wish him lu k— that he gels the King ' s bodyguard with its. sky blue uniforms and white helmets — and that he can ri to his heart ' s content. The romance ami glamour of the Cavalry find first place in Moon ' s afleclions, but it will lie no surprise if we next meet him in the Ki.-l.l . rt I ' lsrol. MAHKSM rJoii ' s entrance to the Academy in July -ZS was as much an epoch as, and is comparable to, the Sesqui- centennial of that same year. Both were slow get- ting started. It took Bob several weeks to adjust himself and to realize that reveille was to be taken seriously. However, after those impressionable months of " Beast Barracks, " he became a model Plebe, both in bearing and decorum. Bob has never taken life, nor the military service, to heart, for he considers nothing but the essentials important. He is not fond of talking and when he does so, he does not mince words. This quiet manner has won him a host of friends. He is nominated for fame, because he almost forgot to return from furlo and because his major subject has been The Saturdaj- Evening Post. •V X SERGEANT (1) A. B. FENCING (4) PISTOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and ISinety ALAMO 1836 g siiiK ' K Svlv« ' Ml -r Sill Km KI ; IITIl DISTHK T. oil I( KINDLAY, OHIO ' IVIi tt " fimic to us fniin the cil fiol.ls of Ohio Inok- iuK very much tlie beau sabrour and man of the worl l. Willi him ho lirought his tools whicli have stood " M " Company in );ood stead ever simc — ask any man who knows. " Mutt " is always a willing; aenimplice in most any affair and has been in tli ' forefront in nearly all of our many activities, in ' ludin)! hops. He is the soul of cfKciency and bevon l a doubt this characteristic w ill liriiif; him the success for which he shines in the military world. Ever since his entry, " Mutt " has " boned " the . ir Corps. On graduation he will carry alonj; with him a comprehensive knowledge of aerial warfare which will stand him in good stead when he first grasjis a joystick. We hate to think of flic future of fjrouiid troops with " Mutt " at flic slick. . Ti ; (Dui ' dRAL (3) roni ' ouM. i] SKHCKANT (1) niFLE SII MIPSHOOTEH PISTOL SIIAKI ' SIII M ITKI! : ' Vjill ' r 4 ' :iiii|tlt« ll S v« ' « ' in»v SENATORIAL, WEST VIIUnMA WHEELING, WEST VII{(;INI. V AM possesses an inherent power for deep concen- tration when necessity demands it. He can prepare his studies in lialf the time retpiired by the average individual. His favorite trick is to ])iirsiie fiction tlie early part of the evening and then delve out his lessons the latter part. The Ilo.kcy team lias fell his callable support and socially he .splurges periodically. We know him best by his eiirly brown hair and repartee, in which he is as clever in fun as in cutting sarcasm, (iirls admire his curls; boys identify him by his luiir and he dares anyone to touch it. Cam is wide awake, congenial, and possessed of a good round .sense of humor. His is a very complete set of e(|nipment for life ' s work. AVith a high sense of duty and sterling |ualilies of character we predict wonilerful results in anything that he undertakes. CORPORAL ( ' 2) HOCKEY (4) (,S) (2) (1) RIFLE EXPERT LIEITENANT (1) MINOR " a " (2) PISTOL EXPERT % CHAPULTEPEC • 1847 Page One Hundred and Ninety-one Ralph P. S voffor«I. SENATORIAL, MISSOURI KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI The spooniest man in the Corps. — by far tlu- most efficient. — the only first captain during our four years about whom we have heard no adverse criticism. Why is he so well-lilced? Other men are spoony: we call them " file-boners. " Other men approach his efficiency: we call them quilloids and other unprintable names. Now — why? It is be- cause Ralph has reached his degree of spooniness. his height of efficiency, his crest of popularity only through the ordinary run of events. He has not spent an enormous sum of mo ney on clothes in order to remain spoony; he has not gone out look- ing for dclin()uencies among Plebes, Yearlings, and even classmates to gain efficiency; he has not stayed up after taps to wear stars: he has not played " good file " to be popular. No, the honors and distinctions which are his have come to him through the natural course of events. They rightly belong to " Spoony Swofford. " Oi li first imi)ressions of Rosie were of a happy-go- lucky and jo ial individual. His irrepressible humor and his marked ability as a raconteur liave served to enliven many hours which otherwise might have taken on a gloomy tinge. His room is always a refuge for anyone with a bad case of blues, for after an hour with Rosie one always leaves with a lighter heart and a livelier interest in life. Beneath this smiling exterior there is a depth and a seriousness. In the deeper recesses of his inner self there is a steadfastness of purpose and a keen ap- preciation of the important things of life. Con- scientious, hard working, but never worried; such is Rosie. The ease with which he makes friends com- bines with his ability and determination to accom- plish whatever he sets out to do assures him of success in his life work. ACTING COHI ' oliAl, C ' i) FIRST CAl ' TAIN (1) HOXOK COMMITTEE ELECTION COMMITTEE CIS CUB RIFLE EXPERT CORPORAL (i) GYMN.iSTICS (i) (. ' !) (-2) (1) BOARD OK t;oVEgNORS STARS (i) (3) (2) TENTH SQI AD (3 (2)j PISTOL KXPE CORroHAL (i) i ng S iiiiriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ' .imiiiiiiiiiimiiiimimiiiimniiiiimiiiiimiiiiiiiimiiiHniiiii ' Page One Hundred and I inety-tu o PICKETTS CHARGE 1865 i iimmniiiiimniiiii iiiiniiiiiiiimiiiiiHiimillimui l LiAKHY is a fjoiiil rn.inagcr and a lianl worker. As manager if the cross country and track s(|uads. he took great care of the fellows in all respects. . s senior hop manager, our class ()nld have elected no better man. The hops were well snpervi: the ho[) cards sli )wed a great improvement. . ls( among his l ities us hop manager he was often ca upon to find man.v a cadet w ho would drag blind to some hop, tea, or [lartv. Perhaps a few will remem- ber the.se. He was also spoony and spent much time keeping his clothes in the very best of condi- tion, which in ( l ed many trips to the cadet store. His .sel-up would make many a lli ' be ashamed of him.sclf. .Ml this took time, but he always wrote his daily. sometimes twice laily, lettiT, as well as received those that came just as regularly. .June means only two things to l.arry (iraduation and ■•{■oast With. ' . tTIN(i COUI ' IIHM. (;!) CORPOn. L (4) LIKITENANT (1) M.VN. (iEH TU.Vl K . N1) ( HOSS ((HNTHV (AMP ILLUMlN. TION ((iMMITTEK HOP MANACER (, " )) (2) (1) SENIOR (1) HIKI.E MAUKSMW PISTOL MAKKSMAV Dan likes horses, can lidi-. fisli an. I Ininl. He makes friends readily, and nothing daunts him, not even the fairer sex. He has a ready wit and he pla.vs the sax. but above all he is a true friend. There are a few dark spots in his career — " Dcscrip " " puzzled him and a baseball colored hiseye.s, but the most catastrophic of catastrophes were insufficient to make him lose either sleep or appetite. " " Zac " has but two ambi- tions—a pair of I ' eal boots and a I ' ord. May his graduation si-e llicm realized al 111. ' onts. ' t of a real career. SERGEANT {!) COAT FOOTHAI-L (i) GUN CLUB RIFI.E MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN ' :USTER ' S LAST STAND 1876 Page One Hundred and Ninety-three ' illiam Xaille Taylor SEVENTEENTH DISTRICT, NEW YORK WASHINGTON, D. C. He goes his way calm, unperturbed, and self- assured. There is a certain glow of well-being about him, which endears him to the hearts of his close friends, and inspires the respect of acquaintances. Among his talents is the ability to make an apt reply or a well-put remark, which invariably evokes a gale of laughter. Those who have heard his voice raised in song in the showers, or other appropriate places, have been favored indeed, for this is another gift which the generous gods have bestowed upon him. Here is also a loyal anil icmsiderate friend and a pleasant and jovial companion. Furthermore, he is a man of delicate taste and keen sensibilities, and has a genuine appreciation for the finer things of life. ACTING CORPORAL OS) CORPORAL H) FIRST SERGEANT (1) TRACK (4) CAMP 1LLUM1N. TI0N COMMITTEE HOWITZER (8) (ij 100th NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) ( 2) (1) BUSINESS MANAGER TRE. SVREH ELECTRICI. N COLOR LINE (1) ( AOET IIOIR (3) (2) (1) Fr l ripk Ciarsifl T« ' rrv TWENTY-SECOND DISTRICT, ILLINOIS EAST ST. LOUIS, ILLINOIS A MAN of reserve and consideration, a man of ability and sincerity will travel successfully on any road of life he may choose to follow. If his friends be tried and true, his view of the trials and tribula- tions of four years of cadet life cainiot help but be bright and optimistic. Such a man is Terry, a gentleman and a classmate of whom anyone can justly be proud, . lthough some of Terry ' s schemes turn out opposite to all expectations, the working of said schemes is always a source of pride and amusement, not only to himself, but to his wives, who have gained much from his ins|)iring com- panionship. When Graduation Day has passed and Cadet days have become but a memory, the Service will have found a fine man and a true frii ' tid in " .loe " — our old " pal and buddie. " ACTING CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL (i) CAPTAIN (1) B.VSKETBALL (4) (3) ( ' 2) POINTER ( ' 2) (1) GUN CI.Ul! BOARD OF GOVERNORS ASSISTANT EDITOR RIFLE MARK.SMAN MACHINE GUN MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN , 4 fit " SAN JUAN HILL 1898 Page One Hundred and Ninety-four JAMES JUDGE THROCKMORTON BORN NOVEMBER 37. 1907 DIED APRIL 33. I030 i wpc KUKjii iiiiii mis aijimv wo ronsKior to no tnr kevnoto of his rharactt-r in spitr of his iM-ttcr known characteristic of fun making. SER(iKA T (1) . n. ( VMP 1 1,1.1 l I ATION (1) idl.ilU LINK 1 O.M.MITTEK (1) llHhll Ml.MT SHOW (4) (3) (2) (1) COLOR LINE H) (3) (1) SECRET. HY DULECTIC SOCIETY co-AUTHOK, 100th NIC.IIT show CIIKKII l.EAUEH (i) (1) niFLK MAKKSMAN MAI MINE OIN SHARPSHOOTEB IMSTOI, I RKSMKN .M TINt; (ORPORAL (. ' {) CORPORAL (i) DATTALIO.V SERGEANT-MAJOR (1) TRACK (i) (3) POLO (3) BEMOINT SQUAD (i) (1) HORSE SHOW COM.MITTBE BISLSESS MANAGER POINTER (i) (1) FISHING (HI) GUN CLUB HIH.E SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER BELLEAUWOOD • 1917 • Page One Hundred and Ninety-five William ' aille Ta.vior SEVENTEENTH DISTRIIT. NEW YORK WASHINGTON, D. C. Fr« ' «i«»ri« ' k (parsido Terry TWENTY-SECOND DISTRICT, ILLINOIS EAST ST. LOUIS, ILLINOIS i has a gonuine appreciation for the finer things of life. ACTINC CORPORAL (IS) CORPORAL (i) FIRST SERGEANT (1) TRA( K (-t) CAMP ILLUMINATION COMMITTEE HOWITZER (2) (1) IOOth night show (i) C!) ( 1 (1) BUSINESS MANAGER TREASURER ELECTRICIAN COLOR LINE (1) CADET CHOIR (3) (2) (1) i7 ' M i i have become but a menior ' . tlie Serxice will have found a fine man and a true friend in " " Joe " — our old " pal and buddie. " ACTINO CORPORAL (3) CORPORAL i ' i) CAPTAIN (II BASKETBALL (4) (3) (■i) POINTER (-2) (1) GUN CLUll BOARD OK GO ERNORS ASSISTANT EDITOR RIFLE MARKSMAN MACHINE CUN MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN m Page On) ' Hundred nnil ISinety-jouT I Wally miKlil wfll be known as tlu ' fun loving Rover. A cheery disposition and a sense of liiinior that is appreciated by all have made him invaluable in keeping up the famous " V, " Company morale. The road could be hard and the hills steep but Wally never ceased a running fire nf humorous small lalk. We ' ll lu-vi-r forge! his irnproniptu entertain- ments featured with song and danee to I lie accom- paniment of his banjo, any more than we ' ll forget his more formal appearance- in Hundredth Night Shows and Color Lines. His miiver.sal popularity is shown by his election as a cheer lea ler. for which he has proved to be an ideal selection. Ill ' is a good iheer leader because he has the ability to get co- operation and this ability we consider to be the keynote of his character in spite of his better known characteristic of fun making. SEIifiF.A.ST (1) A. n. (AMP II.I.IMISATIOX (1) ( OI.IIH LINE (O.VIMITTKK (1) lllOrii NKMiT SHOW (4) (;J) (i) (1) COLOR LINE (+) (3) (1) SECRETARY DIALECTIC SOCIETY CO-AITHOR. IOOtII MCIIT SHOW- CHEER LEADER (2) (1) KULK MAUKSMW MACHINE GIN RIIARPSHOOTKR PISTOL M RKSM N This .son of Oklahonui has a wealth of sterling characteristics. He has confined his efforts to work on the Pointer and the remount squad. It is in business administration that Throck stands out particularly, and for that reason one easily sees why the Hniiil r has seen fit to choose him its business manager. Jim is a born business man. The Army is robbing the commercial world of a real power. Horses attract this man. We believe that lie will enter a mounted branch — but, mounted or on fool. we know that he will be a real asset to the Army and a thoroughly successful officer. As a room- mate, classmate, fellow soldier, and friend. Jim is har l to beat. His determination and pers -verance should carrv him far. A(TIN(: CORPORAL ( ' .i) CORPORAL (-i) HATTM.ION SERGEANT-MAJOR (1) TRACK ( + ) (3) |.,lI.O (. ' !) REMOINT SQUAD {i) (1) HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE BUSINESS .MANAGER POINTER ( ' 2) (1) nSHIXO CLfB CilN CLUB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER BELLEAUWOOD 1917 • ™iiiii»i iii i imiiiiiiiii i iuiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiii i i i i iiiiiii i i) U!»i i i ii i iMffl !nir Page One Hundred and Ninety-five s Amekk A has its Edison, the public its (iohlberg. and the aeademy. its Timothy. His inventive genius has produced everything from automatic F. D. hat shiners to devices for raising sunken dreadnoughts. However, interspersed with the fantastic, there are practical ideas that even the dumbest of us can recognize as real talent. Tim was never an Engineer because he spent his time on the subjects he liked and the devil take the rest. Just as the few Irish who don ' t fight confirm the rule that the race is never happier than when fighting, so Tim ' s flaming top and equable person- ality prove that a red head is the sign of a hot temper. He ' s a good sport, always ready to take one and come back for more, a loval friend, a generous companion, and a good workir. What arc a few shortcomings compared to these) " fOHFOR.VL (i) UEUTEXANT (1) i.Arnos,SE U) (3) (2) (1) gcn h-b Hir-l,I ' . MARKSMAN r ' lSTOL SlIAHPSIIOOTER His " Hah Hahbah " accent and his passion for bridge stamp Morton as the New Englander that he is. Yet, his naivete and informality smack of other parts; Chicago, for example — or Paris. He has none of the staid formality or the firm conserva- tism that marks a New Englander. He is not a " Down Easterner. " No, at heart, he is the wild, restless type that comes from the plains where men are men and babies are born with a pair of six- shooters at their sides instead of silver spoons in their mouths. Morton is not a good actor. We like him because he is what most people try not to be: he is alwa.vs himself. He never acts an affected part. He never pretends to be what he is not. That ' s what we ' ll remember of Morton Townes. GOAT FOOTBALL (2) Pafie One Hundred and Ninety-six Joseph Henry TiMryman Jr. SECOND DISTRICT, X F. W VORK FORT MAf ARTIIIR, ALIFORNJA Y e iniiy as wpH j; ' t •! ' ■ worst over with — a propensity for puns on tlic slightest provocation. Even the water cure failed. Joe epitomizes indepeiidinii ' . lie inn always lie ilcpendi ' d upon to say what he thinks and do what he pleas ' s. His battle cry is " Coast with. ' and tiolhiiiK can shake his detenninalinn. A rhecry i-onipaiiioii is .hie. riad al all times to enter into your mood of the niomeiil. I.ife never seems to worry .loe. Ili ' t;lidis alon;; on its crest with the ease and nonchalance if one who knows how to get the most from the least. Joe is a .snake of the first water, and a hop at Ciilhim would be a poor affair without his presence. . clue to his popularity with the fair se might be gleaned fnmi this excerpt from his many press notices: " He stood there in his while uniform look- ing every inch a soldier. " . . B. KOOTB.VLL (-1) ( ) 11) WHK.STI.IN(: (3) (4) (1) . SSIST. XT M. X. fiER VRESTLIX(i (3) POINTER ( + ) (S) («) (1) KMlTII NUnIT SHOW (4) (3) (-2) II) r.VTMOl.lr (11(111! in HlKl.E MARKSMAN MACHINE irN . IAKKSM N PISTOL MARKSMAN ULEE CUB (. ' !) Franels Frederick IJrhane FIFTEENTH DISTRICT, OHIO MARIETTA, OHIO Few of us here have been able to follow our own desires without sairificing other standards. Fritz has done better than most of us in academic work, and yet has expressed his ability in drawing and in music. Whether grinding his " Vic " or playing his fiddle, he brought us a real appreciation of the violin. . iid this paradoxical arti.st has a penetrating mathematical minil that makes his science as suc- cessful as his artistry. He reads widely, and has kept his hand with a radio key. His opinions are frank anil .sound. His ability will be appreciated in the Signal Corps. . s an artist and sincere friend he will go far in a noii-i)rofessional way. The combina- tion, of course, means that in the . rmy. both as a career and as a way of life. I ' Vitz will be eminently successful. Vc «ish liini luck when we scatter in June. CORPORAI, {i) SERGEANT (1) 100X11 NIGHT SHOW (i) (3) ( ' 2) COLOR LI.NE ( + ) (3) CATHOLIC CHOIR ( ' 2) CADET ORCHESTRA (i) (3) ( ' 2) (1) RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page One Hundred and Ninety-seven dames Nugent Vaughn SECOND DISTRICT, MISSOURI PARIS, MISSOURI Thomas Ferguson Wall NATIONAL GUARD, MICHIGAN OWOSSO, MICHIGAN Paris, Missouri, may not be as glittering as the oity of niailemoiselles and vin rouge, but it can claim the distinction of being the home of one of our best liked classmates — Jimmy Vaughn. Being of abbreviated stature, this young man from Missouri was sent to " B " company, to be shown the mysteries of Cadet life, but in June the " T. D. " made him a Yearling Corporal and promoted him to " M " company. Since then, among the " haute monde " of the third batt, his rise has been meteoric — from Corporal to Supply Sergeant. The responsibilities of his position, however, have not prevented him from taking part in a multitude of activities; The Homtzer and Hundredth Night have benefited by his interest, while his manage- ment of basketball has contributed much to the team ' s success. Like many of us. he has chosen to take the . ir, in which wc predict for him the best of success. ACTING COHPOUAL (M) CORPORAL (2) SERGEANT (1) B. A. B. SKETBALL (3) (2) (1) MAN. GER fl) (AMP ILLUMINATION COMMITTEE HOWITZER (i) (1) 100th night SHOW f-l.) (2) (1) FISHING CH B GUN CLU RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT! ix A MAN must live and learn. " Jack " Wall learned that the English department doesn ' t fool with journalists who can ' t remember that " a noun is the name of a person, place or thing. " That Depart- ment decided Wall was indifferent so they made him a member of ' 30. He did quite a bit with the old football his Plebe year, — or rather, one of his Plebe years. The next two years, he chased the Myth of the Pentathlon at . msterdam. . lthougli a bad knee shot that hope for good, he did learn enough to take third place in a fencing meet with all of the . merican Olympic Team, . fter that, he shot more high scores than any other member of the Pistol Team. He never trains and he never wins by a big margin. . gainst a plug, or a stake horse he wins by a neck. Jack Wall, a sportsman, a man who never does anything for any reason but one: he likes to do it, — the game for its own sake. WRESTLING (4) PISTOL (3) (2) (1) GUN CLUB M. CHINE GUN MARKSMAN FENCING (4) FISHING CLUB RIFLE EXPERT PISTOL EXPERT ge One Hiinfirprl orirf ! inptY-ei ht Y f. raisf soiiu- ((ood mm out tlii-rc in tlial .state wliiTc Radicals. Sorialists. and iiisiirgents abound. Didn ' t Birrrll liail from lcar old Yiscon.sin? . nd is he proud to laiiii it as his own. ' Is he? Wi-11. I hope to tell you he isl . powerful phy.si()ue. a pleasing personality, and a thinking brain, combine these three and you have Hirrell Walsh. . nd as for playing football— well it took I lie most powerful linesman , rmy has ever had to make Hirrell a sub. . t that, he won his " . " . so he wasn ' t a sub for long. To an mconun(m persistenry. to a thoroughly good fellow, to a more than generous classmate. — here ' s to you. Hirrell. KlUPOHAl. (i) Sll ' PLY SERfiKANT (1) Fooxn.VLL (4) (3) (2) (1) m.uoh " a " (3) (i) LAfROSSE (i) HOCKEY (4) (3) HONOR COMMITTEE John X. Walsh EVENTM DISTRK T. M. SS. C H USETTS L. W KI-;.N( E, M.VSS. CHUSETTS Johnny is by blood and by nature an aggressive worker. I ' osses.sing great natural wit and a shrewd sense of proportion, he is a congenial and able friend. . trait that will help him in his army career is his ready adaptability, . warded twice with the jobs he most disliked. .1. X. has executed them with all the efficiency worthy of their traditions. He is one of those few who have taken the Infantry through choice. The ladies appeal to him neither in an abstract nor in a material way. However, we predict an early fall. . s for his accomplishments, he is mo.st versa- tile — one of those few who ran get out of the eight ring. Math has been his chief interest. (Descriptive fieometry is not mathematics.) Wherever he goes and whatever he does, he will earn the respect of all who come in contact with him. CORPORAL (i) RIFLE MARKSMAN- FIRST SERGEANT (1) PISTOL MARKSMAN Page One Hundred and Ninety-nine Albt ' rl Will son, II FOURTH DISTHICT, CALIFORNI MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS 1 HERE is a tendency in biographies to attribute to every man every virtue, so that in glancing through a group of pages such as these one would experience a feeling akin to that of reviewing the march of the angels, each bolstered up with soft wisps of cloud. It is therefore refreshing to be able to say, frankly, that it is seldiim tluit we are fortunate enough to include in our acquaintances a man like Al Watson. He has the knack of drawing friends to himself and of keeping them thereafter, Al is a man of movement and force, whose every move expresses energv and action, an interest in life and a happ.y faculty for getting things done promptly, thoroughly and well— Here ' s lu.k, Al. .ACTING (■ORPOR. L (. ' J) CORPOR.VL (2) BATT. LION . D.lrT. NT (1) HOWITZER (1) HOP M.4N- GER fl) (ADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) CHESS CLUB (4) GLEE CLUB (3) FOOTBALL (4) BASKETBALL (4) TENNIS (3) (2) (1) MINOR " a " RIFLE MAUKSMAX PISTOL MARR.SMA.S Robert James Watson SIXTH DISTRICT. WISCONSIN FOND DU LAC, WISCONSIN CoNsciENTiois to the bubble-point, serious as they make them, — yet eager to see life and all it brings with it — that ' s Robert James Watson. Conscien- tious. — he actually did " sound off " in a laundry bag when he was a Plebe . . . read the book on serving and carving . . . and admired Washington ' s monu- ment! Serious? — Have you ever seen an afternoon go by without Watsons black-rinmied glasses delv- ing into those books that gather the dust in the library. ' Have you ever heard a joke being cracked when Bob ' s face did not remain staidl.v serious or with, at best, a faint smile? No, I think not . . . . nd yet. behind this display of solemnity. Bob is eager to see life. . woman or a cigar fascinates him, not becau.se of their own attraction, but because they fit in with his desire to see life as it is, — to be just a bit bad. Good-hearted — willing to give away the shirt from his back — conscientious, serious — that ' s Bob Wat.son. SERGEANT (1) SWIMMING (4) (3) (2) (1) CADET CHOIR (3) (2) (1) GUN CLUB RIFLE SHARPSHOOTER I ' lSTilI. MMiKSMAX . ' ' iiii ' iiiiiiiiiiinii " iiiii iiiiiiin»i»imiiiiiimi»nnTr p- Page Two Hundred PICKETTS CHARGE 1865 y,i Fredorick Kt ((iniH %% ' « bt r INITED STATES ARMY KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN If vol! should hear sounds of hcati-d dfl)atc cominK from till ' third floor of the soioiul " iliv. " thi ' ihamos an- that it ' s Fritz extolling the hcautirs of his be- loved Kalamazoo. For this pride of Miehigan is nothing if not " podunk eonseions. " With the back- ing of Arni.v experience gainol at Fort Henning, this happ.v-g(Hliicky Ka.vdet goes sailing merrily through life, his keen sense of humor causing his infrequent lapses into seriousness to be of short duration. One of the h ' ading supports of " .X " Co. — a powerful reason for this flanker outfit ' s reputation heading the Corps in gallantry and attention to the fair sex. Fritz is likewise a fameil fiMic ' r and a violinist. The Mathematics department has done few better things for ' . ' !() than giving us such a clieerful and versatile companion as a classmate. SERGEANT (1) KI) )T»AI.I- (i) {i) LACROSSE (4) KESI [N(i {i) (3) (2) (l) RIFLE (i) (1) INDOOR MEET (4) noWITZER Cil ASSISTANT AI) ERTISINCi MANAGER CADET (HOIR (4) Ci) li) ID RIFLE EXPERT FISTOL MAUKSMA.S lilan A. G. I eber FIFTH nISTKK ' T. WISCONSIN Ml l- . C KEK, WISCONSIN OMILEY " — a man who occupies an anomalous posi- tion in our hearts. . hard worker, a light-hearted, generous classmate with a smile and a cheery greet- ing for everyone, a man indubitably a gentleman and a scholar. Smiley yet persi.sts in bringing down upon him.self the just wrath of his long-suffering friends by the display of a devastating sense of humor. Some of his pnns are literally calls to arms. Hut what ' s the usc ' f When the fray is ended, arms and legs untangled, and men withdraw a pace or two and gaze with the sen.se of a task well done, then, when the man looks up from amidst the ruins of a suit of clothes and .says. " Hillo P.opl;-. " what arc you going to do about it! ' Well, wr return the grin too. CORPORAL Ci) LIEUTENANT (1) FOOTB. LL (4) TRACK (4) LACROSSE (;i) CROSS COVNTRY (4) (.S) MIOORAPHY EDITOR HOWITZER (4) (1) lOOTlI NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (i) (1) STAGE DIRECTOR (2) (1) COLOR LINE (. ' !) CADET PLAYERS (. " ?) (2) GI N CUB RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL EXPERT WINNER, FRENCH ESS. Y CO.NTEST (,S) :USTER ' SLASTS1AN15 1876 iimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiuimmuiHiiuminTOin Page Two Hundred and One Philip I ' anipbeii Wehie FOURTH DISTRICT, CONNECTICUT NOKWALK, CONNECTICUT While all about him were scrambling frantically over the ups and downs of Kaydet life, Wehle has calmly made his way. " Always slow, never late " has been a good maxim, as his four years of fire and brimstone have proved. Phippsy is full of all sorts of delightful throaty noises and wiggly movements — which one wants to imitate and cannot. He ' s a funny man, a laughing man, one ever ready with a helping hand or caustic tongue, the same thing which made his room a Mecca for despairing goats, made it also a center for bridge fights, boodle fights, and bull sessions. .Ml things seem to revolve around the old master, and in future years, when that ever threatening Corporation has had a chance to grow, a sweeter, mellower Phil will still be " packing the house. " . fT(Nf; coRpon.vL (3) CAPT.MN (I) TRACK (a) CAPTAIN FENCING COLOR CORPORAL (3) FOOTBALL (4) (3) (2) (1) FENCING (4) (3) (i) (1) MAJOR " a " (2) CATHOLIC CHOIR (3) (i) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER •Ik Paul K. Weyraueh SEN. TORIAL, WASHINGTON SPOKANE, WASHINGTON 1 o bear up under disappointment and strive for the same goal again, takes not only perseverance, but also a brave heart. Having held down the last seat in the last section all his Second Class year, his failure to receive the distinction of being the anchor man struck the fair young lover a severe blow. Not to be disappointed, however, the same star has proved to be his hitching post again this past year. Fickle and temperamental — yes, but only enough to know when he is tired of a titian blonde and craves the companionship of a wily brunette. . crafty schemer both in his amorous affairs and in those of business, he leads us to forecast his greatest success as a business man. However, predictions of the future are hard to make for him — aspirations to the . ir Corps, Doughboys, and Cavalry on the part of the blithe young man make us certain that any branch will receive a most competent " shave-tail. " ACTING CORPORAL (3) SERGEANT (1) POLO (3) RIFLE (4) TENTH SQUAD (4) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN li SAN JUAN HILL 1898 Page Tno Hundred and Tivo W illlam Whipple, Jr. FOIKTEENTII DISTUK T. NKW YOHK BATON ' ROUtiE, LOUISIANA W E shall remember him loiij; after his star-iliist has settled. Thi- stars on his collar may lie mere falling stars in our mi-inory. Yes. we may forjjet Whipple, the enginecT. We may forget " " Joe Snap. " the military. Hut there is one capaeity in whi h we will never forget him — Whipple, the man. He is a man who « ill give his last hit of winil in a mile rnn. a new iili ' a ilail ' for a year-lxmk, or the shirt otV his hack to a fricml. He does not ask the reason; he does not ask that he he tin ' leader; he gives his very best to all that he undertakes. His high sense of honor, his unfailing devotion to a cause, his hoyisli smile coupled with his manly attitude— these we ' ll r.-mi-mhcr long after his star- dust has settled. CORPORAL (4) TR. rK (!i) HONOR COMMITTEE SERGE.ANT (1) CROSS COLXTRY (3) (i) I IIHISTM.XS C.XHD COMMITTEE HOWITZER (3) (i) (1) M. N.V(iIXG EDITOR (1) POINTER ( 4) ST. H3 (4) (3) («) FISHIXC: CLCB TENTH SQl AD (3) (i) (1) IIEAI) COMPANY ((IA( II ( 1 (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN RHODES SCHOLARSHIP •lames Knox Wilson, Jr. ELEVENTH DISTRICT, GEORGIA nUUNSWICK, GEORGIA OiiTE often a n an ' s appearance offers some sug- gestion of his talents, but such is not .so in Wilson ' s ca.se. One would never infer from the style of his hair cut nor the trinniess of his figure that he ex- celletl in both music and athletics. It was unfortu- nate that it was necessary to sa( rifice his athletic ambitions at the altar of knowledge. Despite the sacrifice he gained a place on corps squad soccer and polo ami recommended himself to the football coaches by making five successful drop kicks out of as many attempts in an intramural game. He was more fortunate with his music: four years uninter- rupted as rhythmist on the cadet orchestra, as well as rcnderer of the vocal choruses. Few of is will forget his famous rendition of " . ninial Crackers " at our first participation in " Color Line " .timmie will never lack friends. FIRST SERGEANT (1) SOCCER (3) (2) POLO (3) (i) H)()TH NIGHT SHOW (4) (3) (2) (1) COLOR LINE (4) (3) (1) CADET CHOIR (4) (3) (2) (1) CADET ORCHESTRA (4) (3) (i) (1) MAN.tGER (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL MARKSMAN Page Two Hundred and Three Franklin Fearing Wing, Jr. SIXTEENTH DISTRICT, MASSACHUSETTS WASHINGTON, D. C. One frcrnifiitl.v hears of tlu- fighting spirit which is the Army ' s pride. The revelation of this spirit, combined with the finest sportsmanship, is seen after watching Freddie ' s four years " work on the Polo team. Polo and Wing are synonymous. His work and ability have helped Army to stand high in intercollegiate circles, and we are proud to lia c such a man as a member of our class. Freddie is a great man to have in one ' s compan.N — especially around the January post-leave season, when everyone else is in the sulks, If he cant crack a grind, no one can. With his carefree nature he is sure of success in the Service, not only in social ways, but also in the field. Having received Freddie from the Army, we are proud to go with him back into the Service. We hope to meet more like him. ACTING CORPOnAL (3) CORPORAL (2) L.EUTENAXT (1) POLO (4) (3) (2) (1) MINOR " a " (2) SWIMMINO (4) (3J (2) FISHlNCi CHH RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL SHARPSHOOTER Harr;»- li% ' inters A R M Y NEW ORLE. XS, LOUISIANA Lii-MEY has drifted nonchalantly through these four years. Serene and unconcerned, he has pursued his object — graduation. We may have been troubled about files, tenths, demerits, or what not, but not so this son of the South. He has constantly been our ideal of level-headedness and common sense. Limey was reared in the home of the Mardi Gras, but we first knew him as reared in the Air Corps at Luke Field, Hawaii, when he entered with our class, soon to win his place in our hearts. We congratulate you, Harry, for yonr successful four years, for your popularity in your class, and lastly for your perfect success with the fairer sex. Now we are parting for a short time, but we all fervently hope that we may often be stationed at the same post. u voir, notre ami. BO. RD OK (iOVERNORS RIFLE MARKSMAN PISTOL .SHARPSHOOTER ' 9 Puee Two Hundred and Four BUNKER HILL • 1775 • ' pMfflnn AiTIVF— that, ill a wiinl, tells all aliuiit H,,l, Wooi During VcarliiiK year. thcTc wasn ' t a tra fight on the post at which hi ' didn ' t jugglo a cup. During SiTond- Class year.his activitv changed from social to sport- ing, if such a distinction can he drawn. In that year, there wasn ' t a footlial! game played, a bout hoxod, a match wrestled, a track m ' t run at which Bob Wood did not stand on the si.lelines to write the event up. I .Slid " . . . .111 llic sidelines . . . " This isn ' t always liuc . fast, shifty basketball player, n speedy sprint man. Hob Wood is one of tho.se rare player- writers that play as well as write — and, let me tell you, he shakes a mean penll . gentleman, a scholar, an athlete, a man — Hob Wood. ACTING fORPon.VT. (.S) (ORPOR.VL (•?) I.IEITENANT (1) FOOTnAU. (4) haskethai.i. Ui (3) (i) (II TRACK (-4) (3) (i) CLASS mSTdlllAN (1) POINTER (■ ) (3) (i) (1) EIIITOR (1) Siiint ' v I ' litv W M»l« ' ii SECOND DISTRICT, NORTH CAROLINA WASHINGTON, D, C. MiMU; than six feet of long lean loose-jointed North Carolina tar-heel came to us in Beast Barracks. He goes back to the Army which fathered him, a real soldier. Kverybody likes " Sid " Wooten. He has been a staunch stay in the sw imining team scoring combina- tion. Ho has always taken things as they came excepting swimiuing meet Saturdays. Then h ' rolled up his dependable points toward the . niiy victory. He is famous for being the only ni.iii who an sleep at attention during law class. He has hazed the P ' s more than the I ' lebes and has never been slugged either. With ease and dignity he has taken his two- fives and two-fours. What iiiii;lil he have done had he labor. ' d: Sidney is not In Inve. and does not care for the fairer sex. .Ml in all, this has only been four years of final touchliig-up for a man already prepared for the . rnu. CORPORAL (i) SWIMMING ( + ) C!) U) (I) INDOOR MEET (4l SERGEANT (1) MINOR " a " (-1) (3) FISHING LUH illlllillllllllllllllim iMTlT; NEW ORLEANS 1815 Page Two Hundred and Five ff m Aii ir« ' v lark l Vri lil. Jr. THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, MASSACHUSETTS WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS Once upon a time the great Commonwealth of Massachusetts held an examination for the selection of the Perfect man. Andy was chosen as " It. " In July of 19 ' 2(i this then perfect man descended upon Beast Barracks in all his glory. Need we say that the glory was short-lived? Beast Barracks is an institution wherein all Plebes are equal unto each other, an l by the same token less than all others, save, of course, the household animals, feline and canine, of the Superintendent and Commandant. . long with the great majority of us . ndy emerged from this or leal i)rijbably with a less perfect con- ception of himself but considerably more of a man. Due to an intense interest in mathematics, he has always ranked in the top of his class academically. He was an engineer at the Academy, and, unless the lure of wings is too strong, he will doubtless con- tinue to be- one in the Service. William Henry Sterliii; Wright new JERSEY NATIONAL G I " A R D MOUNTAIN LAKES, NEW JERSEY A WELL developed body and a well developed mind is the shortest and most accurate way to describe Ster. As a writer of poetry and book reviews he holds the highest position in his class. Ster never ( riticizes another ' s taste in literature, but his ideas are strong, positive ones, backed by a warmth that only an Irishman can produce. Ster ' s father is an engineer, but Ster himself, in spite of high rank in English, history, and languages, is one of the few Immortals. It was during Yearling June Week that we saw him don the ominous white gloves, set his chin, and sally forth to fight the Math Department. His determination enabled him tobenumberedamong the survivors I if that Calculus tournament. A ready smile, a sense of humor, and a ' ontinual willingness to help, explain Ster ' s popularity throughout the Corps. J ACTING CORPORAL (3) LIEUTENANT (1) BOXING (i) (1) HOWITZER (-2) (1) CORPORAL (2) FOOTBALL (4) SWIMMING (4) (3) POINTER (3) (2) (1) CORPORAL (2) FOOTBALL (4) t-ADET CHOIR (4) (. ' !) (2) (1) (1) RIFLE MARKSMAN ' 1 Page Two Hundred and Six DA(K i)f tliDSc sparkliiin Imyisli liliie cyt-s lies a world of power ami energy. No matter how peculiar or tryitifr tlie task, P. Krailiy is always eager to tackle it. Perhaps some small pail of this coiisiimiiiK passion for work is an inhihitiou resulting from a more ir less unfortunate experience with the more deadly sex. However, the blow fell early, and Kraile.v seems to have survived the disilhisionments of youth quite well. Although interested in athh ' ties. Paul has turned his boundless energy into literary and academic channels. The Pointer and Ilnwilzn Hoards know his work well, and legion is the number of under- classmen who have gralefully entcn-d Ills coailiiiig classes. It is inevitable, with his coinpaiiionable dispositioii and man.v practical liaractcrislics, that P. Krailey shall i-ontinuc his good work with the Corps of Kngineers. CORPOK.VL (i) CAPTAIN (1) POIXTEU (+) (:5) (i) (1) MANAdlXr. EDITOH (1) KMh-lI MIMIT SHOW ( + ) STARS (4) (H) (2) KNCINKF.Ii rollTIlAM, (i) mv .v: M UKs n imstdi. su ui siiiii TEn K »lt tl Huiiil»;;iiiiil. Jr. l.MPTEE.STH DISTRICT TEX.VRKAX. PODl ' NK, TEX. RK. N. We beg to present Kobut. the model cadet. Ik- is the larling of the Tactical Department; he is, in fact, made to order. He is fitted with a synchronizer by which he regulates his existence, mechanicull.v shin- ing all his possessions ever.v fifteen minutes through- out the day. by virtue of which trait he has attained great strength of character. In fact he keeps a Hlitz cloth tucked up his sleeve in lien of handkerchief. Robot has no intelligence, being merely mechani- cally perfect, but he always obeys orders and is therefore very efficient. Perhaps, however, his most awe-inspiring feature is a fourth speed, a potentiality for action that allows him of all cadets to change his linen, shine his shoes, brush his clothes otf, wasli his face and hands, and shine his cap visor in the five minutes between last cla.s.s and lunch formation. We are sure that I{ob .t will be in the machine of war. st successful ACTING CORPORAL i ' i) CORPORAL ( ' 2) FIRST CAPTAIN (1) grE.STION SIR CLUB (-t) (3) (2) (1) HONORARY PRESIDENT OF CHESS CLUB (1) Page Two Hundred and Seven THE CLASS OF I E- OFFICERS R. C Hltchinson President S. F. Crawkoki) SvcretarY R. C. Parker Treasiir ' r Pa e Tut) Htimtri ' d and Eifiht T E E THIRTY A D THE THEREOF T. C. Odom J ice-Presidi ' nt C. K. Cagle Athletic Representative i Page Two Hundred and Nine CASUALTIES aschinger, w. p. Bark, F. B. Beals, D. W. Beame, C. a. Benner, H. B. Berry, J. G. Biedinger, C. L. Brady, J. W. Brick, G. W. Brookley, J. Campbell, H. F. Candler, H. W. Carlmark, C. W. Carlson, D. F. Chandler, C. W. ChisholiM, J. R. Cladakis, N. J. CoRDRAY, D. p., Jr. Craugh, W. T. Cron, L. N. Currier, F. H. Daily, J. Danek, R. Ft. Dannemiller, a. W. Davis, M. F., Jr. Dawson, W. S. Delaney, R. B. Donnellan, J. S. Esenwein, W. H. Ewing, H. F. Farrar, R. a. Fink, G. Frederick, C. E. Garland, W. M. Gibson, W. B. Glascock, W. B., Jr. Godwin, H. L., Jr. Gordon, J. C. Graham, W. T., Jr. Gray, J. R. guentiier, l. a. Haight, a. N. Hancock, J. K. « ' I a X N of I f» :t O Hardish, G. Heiss, G. M. Hill, C. E. holmquist, h. w. Howard, C. E. N., Jr. Howell, C. B. HowzE, C. N. Humphrey, R. F. Hupp, G. J. Hurd, C. R. Johnson, B. A. Johnson, W. P. Johnston, C. W., Jr. Johnston, R. D. Kauffman, R. K. Keene, R. P., Jr. Kemp, G. W. KlERNAN, E. C. Kirby-Smith,R. M., Jr. KiSER, R. P. LaFollette, R. M. Lakenan, W. K. Lamb, J. H. Leach, J. M. Levy, R. L. longacre, e. Markham, H. S. Martin, G. W. McGONEGAL, W. J. J. Miller, D. B. Moffat, R. R., Jr. Morgan, T. C. Nash, J. L. Nealon, F. H. Neidengard, R. W. Nelson, H. E. M. Newton, J. W. Nixdorff, B. G. Noack, H. W. Noble, J. B. Oliver, R. A. Patterson, J. A. Pelissier, J. L. ■ ji i iiiiiiiiii i ir Persse, F. C. Peurifoy, E. PoppE, p. C. Potts, G.W., Jr. Preston, C. E. Ratcliff, F. T. Redden, F. R. Rodman, N. E. C. RiSDEN, R. A. Rishebarger, E. S. Robertson, T. W. Rogers, G. F. Rowan, T. F. Sanders, G. F. Schmidt, R. Shannon, A. V. Smith, R. T. C. Smith, R. W. Smith, W. W. Snyder, O. H. Soraghan, J. H. T. Stokes, J. H. Summers, D. L. SwiNK, J., Jr. Tapping, F. H. Thane, G., Jr. Thompson, F. Thompson, W. S. J. Thurston, J. T. Tingley, B. F., Jr. TOBIN, C. B. Truly, M. H. Tyler, O. F. Uhlman, H. R. l lsaker, l. t. Urban, C. R. Van Leouwin. A. J. Veal, J. H. Waldrop, F. C. Watkuis, E. R. WiLLETT, P. A. Williams, G. E. Woodward, W. R. n Page Two Hundred and Tvn THE CLASS OF W30 AS PLEBE == D. ' espite all those observalions which old timers have been known to make in no uncertain terms as to where the (!orps is goin , it seems to us that West Point {lets belter ever ear. Every class witnesses something of a transition, or perhaps, better expressed, it is, in its nature, something of a link which binds together and keeps alive the old traditions, while noticing the changes which take place in the operating of the Academy. One of our first impressions of West Point has to do with an event which occurred on the gooil old ferr boat Garrison coming across the river on thai hot morning of July 1, 1926. We were the last class to use that old boat, by the way, for the completion of Bear Mountain Briilge just about ruined the ferry company, and now few people use the New York ( ' enlral via (iarrison, preferring the West Shore to West F ' oint. Anyway, on the Garrison that morning was a First classman returning from leave. He was in civilian clothes and we didn ' t know who he was, nor did we care very much, for that matter. We were too occupied with gazing at the mass of gray masonry that seemed lo cctver the hillside, while high above, among the trees, the tower 4 f the chapel M)nlil l)e seen, and farlhcr up the river, the white walls of Cullum and the ( miccrs " Club fairlv glistened in tlie ra s of an earl morning sun wtiicti ju t cleared the hills on the east bank of the Hudson. .As some of us left the ferr and started the »alk up the hill. this First classman shouted: " Hey, you men! YouM better get a la i up thai hill. You ' ll never get the chance lo ride again! " realitv for It sounded like hicii we were hard!) pre- pared. Little lid we think that two ears later, on fur- ougli, we would be just as surprised to hear that the Superintenilent had al- lowed the men in summer camp lo ride in automo- biles, on the post, simply on invitation. Changes are rarelv revolutionar . It is merely one ' s attitude toward the changes which partakes of that character. Looking back from the viewpoint of Graduation, Plebe year seems a dull and drab existence. In the main, it was dull and drab, and for thai reason, the things which were enjoyable appear as veritable oases. For instance, there was that trip to ( " hicago for the Army-Navy game. We ilidn ' t realize what we were getting, then, until it was over. The Corps had never had such a trip before, nor has it had since. We have seen plenty of football games, but none lo be remembered in the same way that that game is remembered. Army 21, Navy 21! It was a great game, and a trip which will stand out for a long time. Then came Christmas, and the departure of the upper classmen. For once we had the post lo ourselves. .As we look back, there are two or three things which we remember: the cold, freezing weather, and the deep snow on the ground, the piles and piles of booille in everyone ' s room, the Christmas trees in the mess hall and at Cullum. and the hops at the old West Point Hotel. We were the last class lo u-e that old hotel, too. for the next fall its contract ran out, and the Tlia er became the oflficial post li..stclr . After t!hristmas a period of gloom ilescended, many of our classmates passed out of the picture via Math, or Frog, or English, and it seemed that spring would never come. Finally, however, the grass came up, the leaves appeared, and before we knew it, June Vt eek was upon us. There are several things one remembers from Plebe June Week. The endless parades and reviews, the music from Cullum at night, the old grads " return, the First class going front and cen- ter, the event of events, RECOGNITION and finally. Graduation Hop and the ending of the first ear at West Point. -!7nTTTr " i ' r ' i ' :!TiT? j;! ! ; ' ; !ii ii u.i Page Two Hundred and Eleven n LHAT first day may be a long four years away in actual time, but it isn ' t far in memory. Who can forget the welcome which awaited us on passing through the sally-port? " Turn up your collar. Mister! " " Turn down your trouser cuffs! " " Take off that ring! " " Drop that suitcase! " " Pick it up! " " Drop it! " " Pick it up! " until we wondered just what kind of a place thi might be into which we had fallen. Note these pained expressions, and then look at the same men in the hiograidiy section of this book. Meguire up. Heimerdinger on deck That ' s MacLean, surrounded by rank Yes. Harry Winters, fresh from Hawaii Tiny Hp»ilt (in the welcoming t ' nnimittee ■ " Get those necks back! " M :ef ' Pafie Tun Hnndrpd and Tuelve ri XmND then came that first morning ' s drill, learning to do squads right, making trips to the Cadet Store for bedding, uniforms and equipment. Finally came mess call for lunch, and we straggled off somehow in motley attire. But at Grant Hall we found we were laboring under a horrible delu- sion. We thought we were going to eat, and did we have appetites! Ealing was very decidedly secondary to " sitting up, " as we soon found to our sorrow, not to mention those " hunger-pains " which we thoughl enormous. Bob Porter seems annoyed, to sa the least Up the steps of a now deparleii relic Wild Imt Beidinjjer. with iliin m.i in ihe breeze, for once Down to the mess hall for ihr first meal " 1 2-34. eyes up. I . Odenweller 1 earning the correct salute uiih the ca mpaign hat. LLliiU Page Two Hundred and Thirteen Page Tiio Hundred and Fourteen Is there any feeling romparable to that of a new Yearling the day after Graduation ' Here he is, king of the earth and all he surveys. There is hardly anyone to say so murh as " booh " to him. Gone is the old First class — graduated. Gone is the new First class — studying aviation and artillery in a prac- tical way on what is now known as the " Virginia Trip. " Gone are the detested Yearlings — now Second classmen on furlough. Even the tacs seem to be taking a rest. Oh, it " s great to taste freedom, and authority, and ease, all at once, where yesterila it was Mister Ducrot, do this and Mister Ducrot, do that! But even " Yearling Deadbeat " can pass, and we moved into Camp Clinton with an agreeable First class. August 1st the new Plebes came over for drill, and we looked at them »i n- deringly. Were we ever so gross, so lost-looking? We were glad to know we were Yearlings, and had at least passeil through that ugly duckling stage of cadet life. Summer camp was enjoyable. We knew we couldn ' t go on leave, we had never been, so we didn ' t worry about it. The First classmen had had furlough, and now week-end leaves. They could not be content with West I ' oinl. But we reveled in the afternoons off, the swimming a t Delafield, the hops three times a week at Cullum (Yearlings aluays dragi, the canoeing on the Hudson, the picnics at Fort Put, and yes, even the Battle of the Torne which lojiped off the summer. To make things more inleroliii!:. the nio ic people were ariiiind willi their cameras, and we witnessed the filming of Dress Parade and Jf est Point. Finally, we moved back to barracks, there to tackle that stack of books which we drew at the Cadet Store. There is no " Yearling Deadbeat " when it comes to academics. The mys- teries of Descript, Analyt, Frog, History or English sent a few more men down the hill to the station, while others were turned back to join ' 31 and try again. Our first real leave from the Point came at Christmas. Not all of us were allowed to go, for demerits had taken their toll of the indifferent. Howev er, the majority sallied forth to either dazzle the eyes of the home-town femmes, or be dazzled by the bright lights of Broadway. Again the winter wore away. We saw an Army team lose to Navy in the final basketball game, and later witnessed a tie game in lacrosse with the Midshipmen, while the track and baseball teams were turning in victories down at Annapolis. The last Navy games were played when we were Yearlings, anil until a new agreement is made I ' iid ' s athletes will be the last 111 wear the " .V-star. " After all, however, the thing which we had piped since we first heard about it furlough — appeared, and clad in all the glor of our new civilian clothes we wandered off to all parts of the world to spend our ten weeks of undisputed freedom. Ten week with, triple anil how! That imposing array across the desk blotle Page Two Hundred and Fifteen KARLINC Summer! " Camp is what you make it, gentlemen! " to quote Major Jones " famous fixed opinion. And so it was. To many enjoyment came from " boning red comforter " which is Kaydetien for sleeping on Fort Clinton parapet. To others, canoe- ing held a thrill, or swimming at Delafield, or dragging to Cullum, the snake ' s delight. The mornings, of course, were devoted to drills, and then we learned of Lieutenant Kendall ' s " Move " and " Cross Over! " at bayonet drill, and how to manage those thumping Brownings. m. i Our bedding gets the sun A parade in white In the hipspilal We meet a Hudson Day Liner Miss Joan Crawford and " Bill " Haines on llip lij:!!! William Haines again Our Yearling Smoker I Page Tiio Hundred and Sixteen M EARLINC summer also brought the movies in full force. West Point became a studio, first for the filming of Dress Parade, with William Boyd and Bessie Love, and later for West Point, with William Haines and Joan Crawford. Both the DeMille and the Melro-Goldwyn-Mayer companies used real cadets in many of their scenes, thus giving many of us a chance to fulfill that life- long ambition. But even the movies at West Point did not stop the Usual drills and the Yearling hike. Ki-iil unil iiiijvie cadets make ready for parade Miirrel relieves Sam Jones as tent orderly The camp in the shadow of the Torne Cooper demonstrates the proper form " Now, you men are Plebes in this scene " Miss Bessie Love, star of Dress Parade The feed line at Popolopen Page Two Hundred and Seventeen HE Battle of the Torne, or the Fight at Popolopeii, whichever you prefer, is an annual summer maneuver, in which the enemy is regularly routed. The cadets march out from the post in a forma- tion which embodies infantry, artillery, signal troops, machine gun companies and headquarters companies. Of course, the Yearlings got to be Doughboys, and hiked those innumerable miles (actually about twelve I to the battlefield. Rain and cold weather made this a trip to be remembereil. The ailillciN unlimljeis and g(ies inln pusilioii The i)iiirit III llie advance guard niiiiicling a Inin An iimisual parade ' Iniinalioii Gassing the enemy out of Popolnpen The creek on a rare clear day The Plelies c(ime tii camp Resting for a few minutes to give the enemy a chance i Page Tiio Hundred nnd liiiilileeii M.O those who do not know. Yearling is the year of greatest study. There is no let-up from the demands of Analyt, Descript, Frog, History, English and Drawing. As a result. Yearling year becomes colorless in other ways at times. But nothing can take away the thrill of the Yale Bowl, or the joys of other football trips. This was the last year we played the Navy. Plebe year we saw a tie game, 21 to 21, at Chicago, but in New York, Yearling year, Cagle and Wilson broke through to win, 14 to 9. V ; M One (pf llie first parades after the " Cows came home " -Maicliing into New Haven ' s pride, the Yale Bowl A trick parade with the batt staffs mounted The diving tower at Delafield, " Yea, summer camp! " That stack of Yearling books Across the plain toward the chapel in January Clark and Stevens attempt a solution iiLMiinuiimiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiinimimiiiiimi n i iiinin i mimii i iii. T ]iinniiiwiiriiMiiiiMiuiiiMimiBiiiuiUi niii i iM i m i ii iir i»iiu i iN iili i i nii i n ri n i M i m iii n ii n ii »u ii u i nii»n i i»nMii i iin i ii i n i i ii »M i M i n i u il l iUMUMiiiumillllimnillllllllll Illllllllim Page Two Hundred and Nineteen lMONC the things that a cadet does most is to parade. Often, loo, the Corps must be reviewed by some prince or potentate. We had our share Yearling year, as every other year. But West Point always enjoys its distinguished guests, and the march and drill of the Corps is never better than when put to the lest demanded by the appearance of someone on the post who has never seen a cadet parade. Sometimes, as in two of these pictures, we have visitors from the skies who come unannounced. t:£s mM The reviewing parly, llie Governor of Rome and Grove Wluilfii, In prominence Reviewed unexpectedly by an Army liiiinp Looks like Curtis is studyinj; for ilie Mils ' I ' lic Ijlirnp sails away again General Siiii;li csciuls liis distinguished guests CiilliHM Hall, lli Mind drag ' s delight A paradt- willi Iwo plaloons in carli company line wmm Page Two Hundred and Tupiily ECONB CLA •H RESH from furlough ue turned our eye back to West Point with a greater vision, a more complete understanding, of the place than we had ever had before. It is the same with any- thing, " Familiarily breeds contempt " but " Distance lends en- chantment. " Cloistered within these gray walls we had learned. (luring our first two years, to fear West Point more through hate than love. Now, returning after ten weeks of cit life, we felt that subtle change which comes with a feeling of having possession, as contrasted with being possessed. Now, it was a little more our West Point, or would be within a year. Second class year is notably easy as far as academics are concerned. The course is Considerably different from that of the first two years. Chemistry and Electricity. Physics, Me- chanics, Hydraulics, Aerodynamics and all those related sciences might appear quite hard, but under Colonels Carter and Fenlon they fill up many interesting mornings. Spanish and Drawing occupy the time after lunch. We saw the first trip of the Corps to Boston since early in the eighteen hundreds and witnessed the downfall of a Harvard team before Army. We followed the team to other ballleficid-. slumped through our Christmas writs and left on leave in high spirits. The mor ale was low when we returned January 1st in the midst of what threatened to be a flu epidemic. It was well- handled, however, and no casualties resulted. But we had nothing to pipe. Gone was furlo. Now there remained a trip to irginia about which we were skeptical, and a long summer in ramp before another Christmas rolled around to bring our next leave. So, in spite of approaching First class year, makes and week- end leaves, Hunilredth Night meant little to us. It passed almost unnoticed, even with the speeches and continual sounding off of the Plebes. It was a good show, too — Toodle-OO, they called it, though it wasn ' t quite up to Goofy Chang of Yearling year fame. We thought about little, save whether or not there was a lecture the next day. We saw the end of drawing come and pass with but faint ent husiasm. Then just about the time we thought we were secure in our cocoon of lethargy, we suddenly found ourselves dumped into the middle of June Week. Classes were over and here we were left with but a few days until we became First classmen. It seemed that without warning the Class of ' 29 graduated and we were left with the Corps in our hands. It was just like the fellow who said, " When I was a little kid, niv father and mother died and left me an orphan, and I just laughed and laughe l, ' cause 1 didn ' t know what to do with il. " We did little laughing, but we didn ' t know what to do with it either. 1 ] m ni ra| m k Mp k -T w ' m i -1 m ' ■ : .cv; ' Chang, the 100th night show of 1927 Page Two Hundred and Twenty-one ii i ii i Page Ttvo Hundred and Twenty-two v i. Pecond class year also marks that long period after Christmas Leave which contains no holiday at all until the succeeding Christmas. After our return from furlo, we received the usual hazing accorded every new Second class by the Yearlings, who insisted on yelping, " Yea, Furlo! " at every available opportunity, knowing that all we could pipe was First class summer camp. But they failed to reckon on the Virginia trip, which came right after June Week, and on which several of the class had almost too much fun. Yes, that ' s Jim Darrah and Carl Brandt doing their act " Hey, I hear we get in the new mess hall next week! " You guess who they are, we refuse to tell The Superintendent ' s quarters after a snowfall Our propaganda — Navy Eve -None other than Whipple just dropped on his head Page Two Hundred and Ttventy-three ' COUNTS ONOI D. ' uRiNG Second class year we watched the completion of the mess hall — Washington Hall — and now the old cadet store is giving way to a new wing on the mess hall building which will serve as a home for Mr. Scott and his crew of tailors, pressers, etc. Washington Hall was officially opened for Graduation Hop, 1929, and it is esti- mated that everyone wore at least two inches from his or her feet while dancing on the new slate floor. Be that as it may, we left for Virginia the next day. Ai I J 3 The old cadet store conies down Fore! North Guard House A snap of the gym from an unusual angle o rt. 111! JUI if K- kV Down the hill thriuigh the famous archwa Hrooni and Wliipple — the show ' s free Washington Hall ready for Grad- uation Hup 1 ' $; llV ' ' ' Page Tuio Hundred and Tiienty-four VIMC3II I ' Tri IlP w. ' E had not been First cla -nien more than three hour when we were hiislleil off to irginia. The li -t of makes was reail off ahout ten A. M. — direcllv after (iradualin;: Exeriises — and by one o loek the newly made officers were marrhin their companies to the station, trying most unsucressfully to appear nonchalant and unconscious of their chevrons. It was the hottest day of the early summer. We sweltered and fumeil and fussed around until the special train linalh pulled into Baltimore about six P. M. The relief occasioned by a boat ride down the cool Chesapeake was indeed welcome, b ' ll we awoke the next morning with the Hotel (!hamberlain- an- derbill and Fort Monroe in sight lo find it as sultry as ever. The class was divided, one-third going lo Fort Monroe, an- other lo Fort F.uslis ami the third portion lo l.angley Field. After six days we rolateil. anil again in another six ilays, until everyone had visited each place. e fired the big 14-inch guns at Monroe, as well as the anti-aircraft battery, and the French 75 " s at Eustis. .At Langley we received our first taste of " wlial a stick feels like, " and how the ground looks from a couple of thousand feet up. We learned lo fly the old l T " s, though never solo: and even landed and took olT. with an in-truitor in the forward cockpit. The actual work, however, was a small part of llii- trip. Rarely did we have duties after luiu ' h or in the evening. So the afternoons and evenings were free, and we were afforded opportunities to see something of thai part of irginia. Brush- ing up on our history, we visited Vorktown, where Cornwallis surrendered: Williamsburg, first capital of the state, and James- town, the site of the first permanent English colony in America. Later we made a trip to the Norfolk Navy Yard (which, strangely enough, is near Portsmouth I and there we saw some of the Navy " s great battleships. Nor was everything either a duty or an education, unless Virginia femmes fall within one or both of those classes. We went to dances at the Coast Artillery School, at the officers " clubs at Langley Field and Fort Eustis, at Virginia Beach, Ocean View, and even Buckroe Beach. These beaches were fine for swimming, loo, and we made the most of it. Finally we assembled at Vorktown and bade the Old Domin- ion good-bye. sailing lo Itallimore and on to Fort Meade by the W. H. A. K. K., which the Middies call the " Walk, Balk .Andile, " but which the owners call the " Washington, Baltimore ami Annapolis " Railroad. We agree with the Navy for once. l Fori Meade we saw a tank demonstration which con- vinced Us that these weapons are really battleships of the balllcfield. After a two-day demonstration and a Fourth of July Ho|i at Fort Meade we boardeil the train for a through trip to West Point and Camp Clinton. .Sailing smoothly, ever so smoothly, and then — ! Page Two Hundred and Twenty-five HE trip via rail aii l Loat wa.- one of the best fea- ture of the expedition into Virginia. On a special through train the class moved to Baltimore, arriving there about 6 P. M. Then we boarded a Chesapeake Bay steamer for a cool and leisurely trip down the bay to Fort Monroe. The next morning we sighted the Hotel Chamberlain-Xanderbilt. and there we Merl- in Virginia! " " Form your companies for the march to the train ' En route. Yes. that " s Schlatter in spite of the pipe Early June morning on the Chesapeake . The lighter-than-air hangar at Langlev llUUIU!!!l! UIUimni!!!!imiimi!i Page rico Hundred and Tivenly-six Page Two Hundred and Tuenty-seven A7oRT El ' stis, though located a bit awa from the center of thing! ' , als-o had its devotees those who boned the Field Artillery. Here ' s a couple of pictures of the Consolidated PT ' s, our training ships, on the line at Langley, a fast pursuit plane, and a view of the hangars. While at F.ustis we made trips to .lames- ' mant j ' town, Williamsburg and Yorktown. and someone snapped this sorry-looking bunch at the latter place. You ' ll recognize Pop Haggerty and Red Timothy in this cut showing the troops detrucking from our ) a)atial conveyances, while below is the Liberty Theatre at Eustis. n y i Page Two Hundred and Tuienty-eight examine them closely later. Then began the work of firing, consisting of data computing in the OP ' s (center picture I and of firing the 75 " s and the sub-calibre 37 mm " s mounted on the 75 ' s. Later we were to learn to fire the 3-inch anti-aircraft, and that ' s Major Terry, observing an exhibition by the regular battery. ' eaving Langley, we rode in reconnai ance car trains, and those Whites can move, don ' t forget it. One of the first sights that greeted our eyes was the long tracks of railway artillery for which Fort Eustis is a concentration point. We had an opportunity to pt !» Ji; Page Tivo Hundred and Twenty-nine One III ihe piitent lunkiiif; railway guns at Eustis Captain Tate shows how it ' s done in the OP Tliat ' s a machine gun mounted to fire at airplanes None r ther than (uir song leading Dick Parker We never did find out what caused this stop Silent sentinels at Eustiss gates Entrucked. " ready tn move mil of Eustis for Monroe -. ' ' iff " fs Page Two Hundred and Thirty Page Two Hundred and Thirty-one xmT Fort Monroe we hail the job of firing the 14-inch Jisappearing guns and the 3-inch anti-aircraft rifles, with a bit of instruction on the anti-aircraft mounted machine guns thrown in. Here you see the 14-inch gun ready to give a demonstration, and tlie anti-aircraft battery getting its guns aligned. Captain Schoonniaker is busy looking for the elusive target. At Monroe, too, we had the chance to visit some of the naval vessels which came into Hampton Roads. Tlie battleship there is the U. S. S. Wyoming. e i im iiii m ii i i mnm ii i i i i ii iiiii M i H iir i iiiii mii ii ii iii iii i i iii ii nimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim iiiuiiiiiiiiiiilimmir |i!ii ' iii i ii|i M M i ! i i iii njmi]ii i iiiuii i M i i iiii i ii i iiirii iu ii m i i i n iiiiiii i ii iu ii i r iiiiMi iiii i ii i iirii mn iiiiiii iii iiil iim i l ll ll ii Page Two Hundred and Thirly-livo one of which was the Nevada, in elrydock, being reno- vated. It was an interesting trip, and taught us many things about the Navy, not the least of which was the fact that we wouhl much prefer to be on dry land than in one of those gun turrets when ihe fighting slarts. I I. Page Two Hundred and Thirty-three Page Two Hundred and Thirty-lour Page Two Hundred and Thirty-five Page Two Hundred and Thirty-six SUMMER CAMP Mn spite of all the decla- rations that " this is a First class camp, you Yearlings hustle around and do the work! " there i? something lacking to the summer (amp during First class ear. The element of free- dom and unexpectedness which accompanies Year- ling summer is missing. Some of the pep is gone, the men are not so care- free, hut in tead a more or li- s hla e horedness creep in. Yet summer camp was not that had to all of u . True, quite a few " boneil their red comforter " uniler the trees on Fort Clinton parapet. but some got up enough energy to accept a ride to Delatield Pond for a swim, while others went privilege riding. Again the " l{ea l Detail " was a welcome diversion. The sys- tem of rotation employed allowed nearh everyone to get a shot at instructing the Plebes. Drill in camp every other du helped to break the monotony of a constant stream of " Stand up. Mister! " ami " Swing our arms. Mister! " etc., eli., but how many of us thought of llial -unnner a mere three years back when we were learning, not teaching ' : ' 77ieH ihc beast detail seemed to us to he the greatest kind of men why, they were kings on earth! Did we seem as great to the new Plebe clas i ' Thai seemed inlpos i|•.le, but it i easier lo wor-liip a hero than to be one. At least it can be said that First class ilrill i. more inlere lin!; than that of Yearling summer. We built bridges, thereby learn- ing a little practical engi- neering; operated Signal Corps telegraph and radio sets, and made military sketch maps of the West Point area. Perhaps the most interesting week was the one spent on the (Cavalry hike. Each week two companies packed up in full fighting equipment, mounted their horses and roile out to camp near Popolopen Creek. Each morning a problem was fought, but the enenn, con- i ting of men from the Military Academy Cavalry Detachment, was not always defealeil as promptly as some of the famous Cavalry leaders might have desired, . " lill. we learned considerable about Cavalry laclic , and found them interesting, to say the least. Kinall), with parades and reviews still going strong, summer camp drew lo a close, and we could begin the first of that series iif " .Never . gain " s! " which we were lo echo for another nine months. The annual manoeuvres around the Tome loomed up and all hul a few of us look part. Tho e few who did nol go (o the Tornc accompanied the PIebc on their hike. Camp Illumination ollicialh ended camp. For oni-e all rec- ord.s were broken when il failed to rain, nol only on the Battle of the Torne and on Camp Illumination, but on the move back to barracks as well. With an outdoor dance floor, the last night in camp proved an enjoyable one and we moved to barracks prepared lo tackle the last academic year ihal lay between us atid graduation. f ' .;itil ' -f lai.l, I,. ( ..mi. e Two Hundred and Thirty-seven B 1 I Page Tuo Hundred ami I ' liirly-eighl Page Two Hundred and Thirty -111110 Artillery drill as " " tliose caissons go rolling along Operating targets in the pits is great fun The inevitable review and inspection f i J . , " Don " t fire until you see the whites of their eyes " ' " Hello. Hello — 1st Infantry calling Brigade Headquarters! " " Dih Dah. Dih Dah Dii. Dih Dah. Dili Dah Dit " Page Two Hundred and Forty I 7 ' We biidge a portion of the Hudson dry land bridge is also part of the course " Keep the traces tight, men! " That may be a trick raft, but it floats nother method of getting across a stream j F Company takes to swimming in »?§ drill uniforms Page Two Hundred and Forty-one IPuRlNC First class summer «e hail a prar- tical course in Engineering, which included the construction of military bridges of many kinds. The ponton bridge was the most fun, perhaps, particularly to the 2nd Batt., who were playful enough to throw in nearly everyone. But we learned that such bridges could be built, that i)ontons should be handled in a certain way, that the Hudson River is pretty damp and muddy, and finally, that such bridges are strong when properly constructed. To cap the climax of the course, we had races in the flat-bottomed pontons down the Hudson, as the upper picture shows. n Page Two Hundred and Forty-two Page Two Hundred and Forty-three Page Two Hundred and Forty -four k Page Two Hundred and Forty-five I ' t Page Two Hundred and Forty-six ;ht here we have a delightful picture of that refreshing occupation — walking tours in camp. These boys have been walking in the rain (oh, you noticed that? I. Well, be- lieve it or not, those trousers were white. Notice the rifle range. The troops are now- cleaning their rifles after a morning ' s firing. n(l what ' s this? It looks like the approved -olution on how to lay a pack out for dis- play and inspection purposes. Then there ' s Dellinger lliere below, in two poses, and Paul Clark looking like George Jean Nathan. ■ An Page Two Hundred and Forty-seven Page Two Hundred and Forty-eight Page Two Hundred and Fortr-nine Page Two Hiindrcil anil Fijiy it5- — mm mi B ■ , ' iitm ' ' ' ' " JIhe last September 1st Rally was our best and if Summer Camp was our first " never again, " this was our second. The return to barracks brought that poignantly familiar spec- tacle, guard mount in the old South Barracks, or to be more up-to-date. Central Barracks. Thi: start of the last school year brought us the most interesting subjects that we ever -tudied and made F. D. hats de rigeur for ' Saturday inspection. It was a little difficult to get used to studying again but the begin- ning of our last football season found us again u-ed to steady work. For the last time we -dw the Yale Bowl as one of the Corps. Un- fortunately, we lost. This gave us an even break for the 4 years, but the total score of our four Yale Games is Yale 37, Army 70. f0 Ti ' «r»! ' C niH- r - V v Page Two Hunched and Fifty-one I Page Two Hundred mid Fifly-iuo JNTf Tltr r ritm IJTIITttTimi ' WWe came back from Christmas Leave to a snow-covered Point. The Point is beautiful at all times but many of us believe that the snow of Midwinter adds a dignity and en- chantment that cannot be surpassed. We offer as proof these pictures. The " Tacs " were active, as usual, at Saturday inspections. Cap- tain Macon seems to be giving E Company a thorough once over and the staff seems to be quite spoony. Class formations in the snow and ice are slippery affairs. Many a last sec- ond arrival slides into ranks on his ear, gen- erally causing a few others to scrape the pave- ment with him. Finally Spring, that wonderful season, which causes First Classmen to play beautifully childish games in the area. Yea, Graduation. iff I t f f m m r 11 i VjBN, tif ' r y m ! Two Hundred and Fifty-three JTTNT k I Si A HE glorious days of June Week. We say good-bye to Kosciusko ' s Garden and to Trophy Point. " First Class, Front and Center . . . MARCH! " The last time and almost the last " never again. " It is hard to realize that it is almost over and that in a few short hours well be cadets no longer. We are enjoying our last Recognition immensely. We trained this Plebe class and smoothed out most of their rough spots. We hope they ' ll carry on the old traditions and ideals. •■■Q ' -.. Page Two Hundred and Fifty-six Page Two Hundred and Fifty-seven ii KL - U ti lir ' B ' il-jii ' il ' i ' j J ixj ' i J iafe SECOND CLASSMEN THE €LA! !$ OF 1931 home, roniforl and near-heaven? Right. Off be rijjht prouil of nie. Where ' s a telephone? Sunday morning. Yes, we get up at five-fifty. of the Corps. No, it doesn ' t mean they ' re all A HE whole place was dead, not peacefully quiescent, but dead — dead as only the afternoon following Graduation can be. The barracks lay gutted as though by fire, like a dead man sprawled out over the area, silent and forbidding. Occasionally a newly-made Yearling would sneak out with a scavenged dress coat or some left-over white trou, and scuttle back to camp, all unaware that his prizes would be sacrificed at the feet of the great God Appearance at the first clothing inspection. Where are the Yearlings of yesteryear, those new Second Classmen? Some are going home, others abroad; some will rest while others labor. Much depends on how well they stand in the eyes (and pocketbookl of their parents. To every furlough-bound Second Classman those train wheels seem to sound out, over and over, " Kansas, " " Florida, " " Maine, " " California, " " Ohio " or whatever his home state happens to be. As be lolls back in the Pullman in his cits, he is filled with a certain sense of uneasiness and an unmistakable ego. The uneasiness is due to being plunged suddenly from a cloister into the hubbub of the world in general; the ego is fostered by a pair of square shoulders and a straight back that two years of properly administered military monastic life have forced upon him. Is Furlough a snare and a delusion? Never. A flitting panorama of the train -mother, sister, dad and brother. How good they look! They seem to I want to call my girl. No, mother, I can ' t go to church, I don ' t feel like sleeping No, most of the time it ' s pretty hard. Of course, there ' s such a thing as the spirit good fellows. Yes, I ' ve walked a slug, it ' s nothing much — it ' s a helluva soiree I Page Ttvo Uuiiilreil niul Fijiy-eight riW JJiA SECOND CLASSMEN walking during the football season. Then the questions thin down, they grow used to seeing vou down at the rorner drug store, you grow anxious along ahoul mail time and wish your girl would come out to see you. ouVe just another of the loral citizenry. Fooil for serious thought there is, in the varied lives that we lead on furlough. It seems that, after all, there is a certain inipermanence even among us. One month we are brothers, all in the same gray uniform; the next month we are strangers. Some wear hand-me-downs from the home town clothing store and other Haunt the well-dressed perfec- tion of English tailors. We come from myriad sources, our home environment is a background that ranges from drab dullness to beauty. When we graduate, will iliHl HMic -idillp manifestation iif ilifference in affluence and training assert itself? " Tis a picture - ' 1 ? V ' vhose final perfection time alone can paint. Over, over so soon? Well, one can ' t expect to enjoy life for a reasonable amount of time. Another train ride, a taxi from the station to South uard House and you ' re only a Seconil Class buck, no longer young So-and-so. who goes to West Point. Academics and football both rush in to drown all memories of furlough. Then the Tactical Department rushes in and drowns all hope of next year ' s Christmas leave. Life seems to have become a deluge of demerits. If we had worked this hard the first two years, we ' d have been first ranking corporal. It ' s hot. I wish it would rain. It does rain, and nets two demerits for no low overshoes. This Second Class year is no deadbeat. That name was at least a mis- representation. If a man keeps up his extra-curricular activities, he has to study after Taps or lose files in his academics Who ' d study after Taps during Second Class year? If we ' re all dumb, they ' ll have to make it easy. They do; z! ' .ji!iiiiiii ' i;!iLiii:iiuiiinij Page Tujo Hundred and Fifty-nine we start gettiiij! lectures instead of written reviews in Philosophy, the Spanish Department lightens its load a little, and we even get a lecture in Chemistry the day before the INotre Dame game. Football season is over: we tried hard and had a good team. The breaks seemed to be against us. When we grow old, we can sit back and talk about: " Now, when I was a Second Class man and Red Cagle was at his zenith ... " And our own classmates showed to advantage — Ed Messinger, Polly Humber, Sweep Bowman, Blondy Parham, Tim Malloy, Carlmark and Miller, the invulnerable roommates — tliey seem to be a large portion of the team. Christmas leave for most, the Stanford trip for some, and the Spic turn- out writs for a few of the boys who talked too often in the hallway of the third floor. Christmas leave was pretty good ; leaves are almost taken for granted now, however. The Stanford trip was the greatest ever made by a football squad. Fete from coast to coast, and wading knee-deep in daisies, good food, and pretty girls after the game. What other worlds would you ask for. Alexander? Then January and the slide. The bottom drops out of everything a nd it seems as though the sun will never rise again. Luckily, winter sports alleviate things considerably, with Roller and Brown putting on knockouts practically every Saturday score card, and with Timberlake shaving seconds off the .■ cademy swimming records. Then the original New York cast favors us with a Sunday afternoon of " Journey ' s End. " Winter can ' t last forever. .Vnd winter doesn ' t. There ' s a bird in the tree outside the barracks window. The Hudson is again ploughed by river boats. The very air seems fresher. The quill sheet lengthens, due to the old spring buck-up. Good old spring buck-up! But the morale won ' t break. Everybody hangs on. Just three more months and we ' ll men. Three months, two, then only one, then only a few days. Graduation parade and Recognition — happy body and happier still to see the First Class pack their trunks. , nd here we sit at the top of the pile: to the Commandant ' s cat, the Superintendent ' s dog are added Kaydets. all of whom we rank. The only ones who rank us now are the generals, colonels, majors, captains, and second lieutenants. be First Class- to know every- three classes of first lieutenants Page Two Hundred and Sixty SECOXD CLASS ALABAMA Adams, Andrew J Samson Farris, Glen A Montgomery Feagin, John A Montgomery Howze, Charles N Marion ARIZONA Bethune, Philip H Phoenix ARKANSAS Brown, Robert Q Dermott Caraway, Forrest Janesboro Collidge, Joseph B Helena CALIFORNIA Beebe, Royden E., Jr San Francisro Cheal, Robert M Oakland Dishnian, Addison V San Francisco Dudley, Howard H Redlands Huffman, George R Redlands Kerwin, Arthur R., Jr Hollywood MacLachlan, Clifton L San Diego Peters, Ernest C Pasadena Powell, Francis G San Diego Smith, Charles C, Jr Oakland Taul, Horace W Calwa Young, Millard C Los Angeles COLORADO Schomburg, August Denver CONNECTICUT Carlson, Gunnard W New Britain Damberg. ( arl F Stony Creek Hogan, Arthur H New Haven Mahoney, Vi ' illiam J Norwich Mathews, John H Bridgeport Ondrick, John G New Britain DELAWARE Fletcher, (ieorge E Newark DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Berry, John A., Jr Wa-hinglon Bonesleel, Charles II., Ill Washington Brown, Edward A., Jr Washington Cron, Lucius N Washington Daley, John P Washington Danneniiller, Augustus W Washington Easterbrook, Ernest F Washington Hoover, Warren H Washington Howard, Charles, E. N., Jr Washington Moses, Merillat Washington Park, James W Washington Parker, Edward M Washington Patterson, Donald R Washington Pratt, Raymond S., Jr Washington Thuney, Francis M Washington Troxel, Orlando ( " ., Jr Washington FLORIDA Frederick, Charles Winter Haven Pressley, Milton H., Jr Miami Tyler, Orville Z., Jr Jacksonville Workizer, Daniel T St. Petersburg GEORGIA Chappell, Julian M Americus Cole, Loren F Marietta Gurr, James W Dawson Houser, Houston P., Jr Perr» Parhani, William L Nashville Sams, James B Barnesville Smart, Jacob E Climax Train, William F Savannah Williams, Hoyt D Monroe Woodward, William R Jackson HAWAII i:ooper. Harry B., Jr Honolulu ILLINOIS Carlmark, Carl W Moline Carlson, (Junnar C Moline Del Canipo, Angelo R., Jr Chicago Fisher, Merle L Savanna Hartman, George F Lawrenceville Hercz, Author R Chicago Hoy, Charles E Chicago Hughes. Harold A Blooniington Lane, Richard H Gibson City Motherwell, David M Chicago Muenter, Hilberd F Hoyleton Saint, Frederick G Elmhurst Sullivan, John B Decatur Uhlman, Harold R Blue Island Westermeier, John T Carlinville INDIANA Bays, Harold L Culver Coyle, Marion J Indianapolis Dielz, George E Indianapolis king, James I Corydon Stayton, Tom V New Albany Wagner, Seiss E Rushville 10 S A Blake, Gordon A Charles City Buchwalil, Donald F Marshalltown Thomas, Marvin L Coimcil Bluffs KANSAS Davis, John J Leavenworth Decker, Charles L Oskaloosa Densford, Charles F Salina Chappell, Paul E Manhattan Little, Donald C Kansas City Reed, Howard H Topeka Strother, Dean C Winfield Veal, Jesse H Downs Willis, Oral G Lawrence Zimmerman, Joseph B Sterling KENTUCKY Duff, Charles B Mt. Sterling Haynes, Ashton M Clevensboro Lester, Raymond T Danville Stroker, James F Pleasureville Wagner, Clifford C Bellevue (Continued on page 466) Page Tu!o Hundred and Sixty-one y v-. ' ' ' ■•■■ ' t ' a -. fl ' V-..- iL ' jfH;, :r i,V ' . ' ' ' " tftrv s-i ' -,A ' ■ o " - -o ' r ' -V V T " — ilf. :lN. il ' f :| THIRD CLASSMEN THE CLASS OF 1932 He burst the gray cocoon of Plebedom with a gasp of relief, and emerged a Yearling butterfly, dazzling in gold and white. The Yearling ' s sensations were curi- ously mixed. There was a bubbling elation that went to his head like wine, and yet he had at the same time a spacious sense of freedom and quiet content- ment. After Graduation, his was the only class at the Academy. Yearling Deadbeat, with seven o ' clock reveille for His Worship, and a vast cathedral-like new Mess Hall in which to rest his long-hidden hands on the table. A week before the First Class came back from Virginia the new Plebes arrived, heirs to the solemn novitiate the Yearling had just renounced. Did these trembling, sweating semi-civilians suspect that the white-gloved martinets who received them had been Plebes themselves less than seventeen days before? With the facility born of recent experience, the Yearling jammed necks well to the rear, and lectured tersely on the conduct becoming a gentleman new-Cadet in Beast Barracks. After a grueling week of work and responsibilitv the Yearling Beast Detail turned their job over to the now-returned First Class, and went back to the brown tents of Camp Clinton. Three stripers admitted that things were not tied up as badly as they might be. High praise! During July and August the Yearling discovered a new and startling truth. Summer Camp is what you make it. Lots of golf and tennis, a little jutlicious femme-dragging, and lazy bull-sessions in the dusk of Fort Clinton parapet — with these things, he found Summer Camp could be a remarkablv pleasant place. Infantry skirmishes were rather more amusing than the nine-month campaign against the Academic Department. It was good to be out of the shadow of the Almighty Tenth. Page Two Hundred and Sixty-tuo i Ifc K. H .1 : ,.. i!, ■ 1 M i ' AlMuiijjJlMMM THIRD tLASSME.N Brief nightmares sometimes flisturbed the tran- quillity, however. The Yearliiii; still remembers a certain week-end: tln-ee hours on Saturday afternoon he trod the pavements of the turn-around: Saturday night and Sun- day he spent as a Private of the Guard (endless tours of his post while nine poun ls of bayoneted rifle chafed groaning shoulders — the ex(|uisite j)leasure of watching white-dad lassmates saunter |)ast the guard tent accom- panied by a breath of perfume in silk stockings I. ()(T guard Sunday evening, he was back on the area Monday afternoon. rh re might be something in this furlough business, after all. Then came the war. Humors of an enemv encamp- ment in the vicinity of the Torne. Hastily the Corps was organized and rushcil to the front, complete with rifles, machine guns, one-pounders and seventy-fives. It was a glorious victory. The Blues outflanked the Reds, or the Reds enfiladed the Bin somelhin w bile went supperless to bed the Yearlings shnnbered witii a clear conscience in a fragrant mattress of ba y- (dry as an English recitation. b die e it or not I . Camp Illumination was brilliantly successful. No, just good, (dean fun. The stags carried all the ice cream to their tents while the snakes were otiierwise occupied. iVext day the Yearling slipped a linenless dress coat over a grav flannel shirt and joined the niaridi back to barracks. Tnnnpets blared and Hags wavcfl, but our iiero ' s morale declined steadilv, for clouds were gather- ing on the horizon. The Yearling tightened his belt a notch or two, and plunged into the mazes of Descriptive Geometry. The air was a maelstrom of projecting planes, toruses and intersections of cones and cylinders. During the weeks that followed the Yearling became cynical. He Page Two Hundred and Sixty-three found that he couhl smoke in the hall of barracks and tliat his chin was pulled in rather mo re subtly. These, he mused, were the differences between Plebe and Yearling. Time passed. Parades, football trips, riding — then sannny appeared in the Mess Hall and Christmas approached. A final bout with Descrip ended the year, and the lucky ones swept off in a snow storm to experiment with this new toy called Christmas Leave. The others made the best of it, skating at Delafield, hiking in the hills, and keen-filing the Plebes. Some, after a day or two, rushed off to join their classmates, but a few I sweet souvenirs of Summer Camp ! I decided to spend the holidavs at West Point. A new year has been compared to dawn. For the Year- ling it was a dark, bleak dawn, with no promise of sunshine or fair weather. Drab months plodded past in unending proces- sion. Life was a blind drag — one that turned out as badly as usual — Foundation — Calculus — Barracks guard — Singing in the Bath-tub — Moby Dick — Quill — Fesses— Slush— Black reveille. Then Hundredth Night came, and with it the first faint realization that furlough was actually on the way. The earling began to howl at the moon with real fervor and enthusiasm. Days of drill, parade and intramurder were only milestones. Every recitation left one less until the end. June Week. Summer Camp sprang up again like a bed of mushrooms, and Plebe sentinels paced the graveled paths. The rest of the story is yet to be told. Is furlough a seventh heaven of dreams, or is it a snare and a disillusion. Or is it, perhaps, something that is not quite either one? The Yearling intends to find out. (II FICERS OF THE CLASS »l iM y I Page Two Hundred and Sixty-four THIRD CLAiSS ALABAMA Duncan, George T Montgomerj ' Hall, Francis G Birmingham Street, John C Guntersville Suarez, Edward W Mobile ARIZONA Coughlin, John G Bisby ARKANSAS McConnel, John P Booneville Means, William E Malvern Meeks, John A Arkadelphia CALIFORNIA Beard, William G San Francisco Burton, Theodore G Alhambra Coit, William S Oakland Edison, Dwight D Hollywood Fischer, Harvey H Dunsmuir Greenwood, Joseph P., Jr San Diego Hood, Lund F Pasadena McFeeley, Henry G. Palo Alto McLane, Robert B Santa Rosa Smith, Franklin G Redlands Stearns, Joseph E Palo Alto Steele, Preston Los Angeles COLORADO Manhart, Ashton H Sedalia Rankin. James B Denver CONNECTICUT Babcock, Laurence B Milford Davidson, William (J., Jr INew Haven (ireco, Fmile J Stamford Liw ski, Francis A Nangatuck Reibert, Melvin J Hartford -Sawicki, Stanley Williniantic Walmesly, Harold Stamford DELAWARE Bishop, George H., Jr Laurel (;lassburn, Robert D Wilmington DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Besson. Frank S., Jr Washington Bunker, Paul D., Jr Washington Clark, Erskine Washington Davis, Ellsw ortb I Washington (Jrunert, George R Washington Hammond, Chester Washington Hartshorn, Edwin S., Jr Washington Hero, Andrew, III Washington Lincoln, Rush B., Jr Washington Longanecker, Charles R Washington Mather, George R Washington Menoher, William Washington Pope, Philip H Washington Scherer, Karl L Washington Shinkle, Edward G Washington Steele, John C Washington Thatcher, Herbert B Washington Wheeler. Earl G Washington Woolnough, James K Washington FLORIDA Bache, William H Greenville Barlow, Everett W Eustis Blair. Arthur W Zachary Mulliken. Orville W Fort Lauderdale GEORGIA Boswell, James O Atlanta Britt, Henry C Tifton Brumby, Sewell M Cedartown Gilmer, Dan Lavonia Harris. Hunter J., Jr Athens Moore. William B Milledgeville Powel. Nicholas E Newman Scott. Robert L., Jr Macon Wiseman, Samuel H Atlanta ILLINOIS Anderson, Charles H Peoria Golden, Joe E Peoria Huggins. Roscoe C Herrin Johnson, Dw ight B Chicago Johnson, Mereilith W Cornell Lazar, Aaron M Chicago Martindell, How ard R Elgin Mikkel on, William H Chicago Ogden, Milton L Chicago Smith, Richartl H Urbana Thomas. William R Benton Thompson, James F., Jr Chicago INDIANA Abell, Julian I) Nappanee Bunch, Byram A New Castle Campbell, Daniel S Boonville (iodwin, James E Fort Wayne Hinshaw, Frederick M Greentown Huber, William R Linton Kelly, Joe W Franklin Miller, Austin A Huntingsburg Schukraft, Robert E Evansville Wray, .Stanley T Muncie Ziegler, Fldon F Law renceburg IOWA Brookhart, Harold C Des Moines Evernian, Harold R Centerville Freeland, William H., Jr Villisca Huglin, Harvey P Fairfield Pow er. (ieorge W Bloomfield Price. John M Fort Dodge KANSAS Churchill. James M.. Jr Fort Leavenworth Cowan. Gerald C Kansas City Schroeder, Arnold L Peabody KENTUCKY Herman. Charles G Hopkinsville Rees. Clifford H Cynthiana I Continued on page 474) Page Two Hundred and Sixty-five ra ,fO- ' =y Oi •gt :? n - - So i ' n-ii t - c 4 - ■ ,Jf- ;; «■ ■•.■• . ' i-i v rSfO fS ' ; Hfr.. .. . q_ rx o ■-arvTT ' J FOURTH CLASSMEN THE €LA!$S OF 1933 Mhe Class of ' 33 salutes you! A part of the Corps, yet apart from it, our history this year has been that of the entire Corps, rather tlian of a distinct class; for Plebes have no class distinction. We have passed through a year little different from all Plebe years before ours and all that are to come, but, to us, it has been an epoch. To us, July 1, 1929, was an unusual July 1st, unlike any July 1st that we had ever seen. This memorable day found us, some four hundred and twenty strong, straggling up the long steep hill that leads from the station to the summit of the great gray walls of West Point. Once at the top, most of us paused to consider our new surround- ings and to wonder many things. We wondered if we would like it here; we wondered if we would make good. Success, which seemed so certain at home, held a new meaning for us — a meaning not quite so full of confidence. We were not left long to our thoughts. " Who are you, man? " " Report to the Cadet Store — step out! " " D ' you think this place is a joke. Mister Dumbjohn? " Assuredly, we did not. Confusion. Gone our serenity. We entered a chaos from which we were not to emerge for two entire months. Few of us can remember the first days. White-gloved, stern-faced Cadets — the very demigods we presumed to think of becoming — ordered us about in a way which left nothing to be said and which was surprisingly effective. We quickly lost all sense of time, all sense of individuality. Memories of those days are still in tumultuous disarray. We have visions of marching on the area — quick step, step, step; of our class, formed in a hollow square upon the plain, taking the oath of allegiance; of dovd)le-timing to drill; of meals at which we ate vora- Page Two Hundred and Sixty-six ■V l !» ■■. liljlLil l •i " - FOIRTH CLASSMEN ciously and awkwardly, our eyes {lined to tlie table: and of the long: eool eveninfis spent in shinin;: endless hits of hrass, arran !in equipment and heroiuin ; aequainted with one another. During the first week of Beast Barracks, we were trained entirely un ler the directions of a Yearlin ; Beast Detail. As the first Plehe class to he so trained, we should he thouglitless indeed if we did not con- gratulate them on their efforts. As a Beast Detail, they are unsurpassed. Fresh from the mill to which they suhjectefl us, thev were qualified in every way to see that we didn ' t miss a thing — and we didn ' t! The arrival of the First (Mass, fresh to the fray and eager to assume its responsihilities, was a distinct event in our impressionahle lives. The new detail seemed at first to he harder than its [)redecessor, hut we were not slow to appreciate the more mature guidance which though it made life no easier for us — won our respect. August brought with it our Presenta- tion to the Corps, the first parades and (ruard Duty. It would be hard for us to forget our first guard tours. Through the early evening we would walk, a little conscious of our position. The guard is important ! Then, too, the stillness of the night around a camp and the ' oming of dav are not easily forgotten. Plebe Hike came at last. itli packs and rifles on our shoulders, we set out for the magic lands of Popolopen and Round Pond. Packs and rifles acquired, as we marched, a weight out of all proportion to the dust they collected. Frigid nights were relieved only by the attentions of busy yellow-jackets, and by the more Page Ttoo Hundred and Sixty-seven welcome entertainments given by members of the Post Cavalry, by our classmates, and by the engineer detachment at Round Pond. The fourth day of marching found us back at West Point, and Beast Bar- racks nearly over. The return of the Corps to barracks was full of interest to us. The old days of " First Company " and " Second Company " ' ended, we moved into new quarters and acquired new roommates. Second Classmen back from furlough lost no time in assuring themselves that the new Plebes had been well-trained. It seemed for a while that the rigors of Beast Barracks were to be renewed, but, with the advent of academic work, we settled down for the first time to regular routine and a life comparativelv undisturbed. During the Fall, the monotony of study was broken by football games — games at which we sang and cheered with all our might, feeling each time more of the spirit of the Corps. The trips to Boston, New- Haven and New ork made us live torn between reflection and anticipation. Gymnasium filled our morn- ings, taking away memories of the blackboards. Boxing, apparatus work ( " Carrv vour hands back! " I, wrestling, fencing — all served to teach and mold us. In the section rooms, we delved into the mvsteries of the Courier Problem or learned to say, " Mon Lieutenant, il ne manque personne. Statement, sir! Cadet Ducrot is absent, sir! " Christmas was all that we had wished it to be. Those first hops are not to be forgotten. We sensed a new atmosphere in Cidluni Hall — an atmosphere of gayety which had been lacking at dancing instruc- tion there last summer. There was peace and plenty; boodle from home, from friends, from the O. A. O. — even boodle in the mess hall. Rest and sleep, dances, boodle, femmes, the Thayer — paradise, except for those of us who faced the dreaded turn-out writs. New dear ' s Day — the morning after — arrived all too soon. Good bye, femmes! You ' ll soon dance here again, perhaps, but not for us. Upper Classmen, exhausted from strenuous good times, drop in. Good-bye freedom! We shall see you again, we hope. . . . There is a period here, from New Year ' s Day till Hundredth Night, during which the optimist lowers his voice, and Gloom, with Spartan solemnity, reigns supreme. Foundation, with the consequent loss of classmates for whom we had known aff ' ection born of comradeship, leaves vacant seats at mess, vacant files in ranks, vacant rooms. We have learned to be stoical, even to take a pride in the hardships of our life. But this period is best forgotten. Hundredth Night marks a new era. A hundred days to go! Let them do as they will, we are through now! We can see Recognition looming up as a reality. We can hear the long " Yea, furlooooo! " rising from the area. We know that we are finishing an epoch which has changed us. We have a share now, not only in receiving but in carrying on the traditions of the Corps. The Class of ' 33 salutes you ! y Page Two Hundred and Sixty-eight FOURTH CLASS ALABAMA Calhoun, W. R Florence Chapman, G Andalusia Damon, W. F Elkton Dennon Birmingham Moorman, T. S Birmingham Nunn, G. V Auburn Pearson Birmingham Powers, P. W Florence ALASKA Waugh Juneau ARKANSAS Darby, W. O Fort Smith Downing, E Stuttgart McClaren Little Rock McClellanfl, C. K Fayetteville Oswald, C. E Winchester Ratcliff e Corning Smith, V. C Hot Springs Williams, J. E Newport CALIFORNIA Conway, T. J San Francisco Davis, D. C San Francisco Due, W. F Roseville Frith, R. E Monrovia Fuller, W. H. G San Francisco Kaiser, M. E Sacramento MacNair, T. K San Jose Mini, N. L San Francisco Reeves, W. C San Diego Sills, W. G Fort Logan Stllwell, J. W Carmel Tubhs, H. S Berkeley Turner, R. A San Francisco Zeller, F. J Santa Rosa CANAL ZONE Taylor, E. O .....Fort Amador COLORADO Brierly, K Denver Hackman Greeley Re nobis, R Denver Schmelzer Silverton Scoville, J. N Fort Morgan CONNECTICUT Cowhey, J. F New Concord Dalton. J Naugatuck Giffin, S. F Hartford (Jnthrie. C. W Greenwich DELAWARE Bridgewater, F. C New Castle Mulrooney, J. P Wilmington Quinn, W. W Wilmington DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Bartlett, W. G Washington Bastion, F. E Washington Blandford, W. O Washington Cooper, A. J Washington Cnbbison, D. C Washington Doleman, E. C Washington Dry sdale Washington Fredendall, L. R Washington Fuqua, S. O Washington Gibbs, D. P Washington Honeycutt, J. T Washington James, N. C Washington King, H Washington Koerper. R. A Washington Light, A. J Washington Mead. J. E Washington Meals, R. W Washington Park, R Washington Pittman, J. M Washington Polk, J. H Washington Smith, D. W Washington Sparrow, H. G Washington Talbot, R Washington Thompson, W. H Washington Wooil, P. D Washington FLORIDA Cleveland, J. . Miami Gabel Tampa Garrison, G. H Wauchula Herlong, H. W Jacksonville Holmes, A. A MiUville Lipscomb, L Quincey Mason, L. A Jacksonville Risden Palm Beach Royal, J. M Fort Barraccas (;f,orgia Carver, G. H Rome Harris, W. A Athens Henley, G. S Eastman Neville West Point Powell Arlington Powers, G. T Dublin Pritchard, J. R Sandersville Sheridan, R. B Augusta Travis, W. L Savannah Tyson, A. W Savannah Waters, C. E Elmjoy HAWAII Blanchard, R. M Honolulu Merriam Honolulu IDAHO Ashworth Payette Bernard Mullan Crawford Sandpoint Gowen, P. R Caldwell Porter, G. U Twin Falls Thompson, H. B Pocatello (Continued on page 478) Page Two Hundred and Sixty-nine WASHINGTON HALL M ET us pause a moment for a little pleasant, if idle, philosophizing. We like to think that the mess hall is a typical cross section of cadet life beneath the surface, for here only of all places are we frequently together and coniparativelv un- molested. Here we are " at ease, " with the neces- sary exception of the plehes; and with the stinui- lating influence of food and companionship we talk over the events of the day, the niinntiic of athletic detail and the latest atrocities of the Tac- tical Department. Many of the old traditions of the old mess hall have been lost; we no longer throw butter at the painted, tantalizingly outstretched silk hat of a famous general; but that, even the irreconcilables must admit, is no great loss. One last point, and may many hostesses read and meditate hereon. We hate to be forced to eat cake, candy and other boodle at three successive teas of an afternoon; cadets like three meals a dav, and like them square. One otherwise esti- mable hostess deeply offended us during Christ- mas leave by apologizing for serving cabbage, when hers was the only substantial meal we had found during fiiree days in the land of afternoon teas and supper dances. Avaunt ye, French Pastry ! All Hail, O Washington Hall! " Aaav — Arrr — Emmm ! " Page Tiio Ihitidred and Seventy INTRODUCTION TO COMMITTEES Mo represent the class in many ways " over and above the call of duty " efficient and representative men must he chosen; in the following pages are the committees of the class of 1930. Page Two Hundred and Seventy-one ' )i Whipple, W. Chairman MacFarland Pauley Neil, D. R. SWOFFORD Atkinson Hamlett Lee Chalmers Crabb ECKERT Millener Walsh, B. Ewbank Heath HOXOR COMMITTEE n Page Two Hundred and Seventy-two SwoFKORi). ( ' .Iiftirnuin (!ii i.mkrs norstad ouom Blackford K O A IK II O ¥ ii O V E IK . tl K $ Page Two Hundred and Seventy-three Strode MacFarland Booth Dunn SWOFFORD DUEHRING Clarke, C. H. Parker, R. C. LiNDQUIST Bradley Stuart Atkinson ELECTION COMMITTEE n Page Ttvo Hundred nnd Seietily-four i Kenny Castle Clifford Sawin Barlett Harris W. W. Patrick Parker. R. C. Smith, P. W., Cliaimian Vi ooD. K J. I. N(.I) )N Carton II I U A » CHEST C O M l ■ T T E E Page Tuo Hundred and Seventy-five Broom, Chairman Whipple Kilpatrick Keller Heitman CHRISTMAS CARD COM IITTEE Page Tiro lliinilri ' d and Spvenly-six y lUl COPP5 from Page Two Hundred and Seventy-seven COLOR LI E COMMITTEE Carrithers, Chairman Thiede Taylor, W. N. Greco, J. F. Wood, R. J. Page Two Hundred and Seventy-eight Page Two Hundred and Seventy-nine Talcott, Chairman Dunn LiNDQUIST Clark, P. Harris, W. W. Pauley Dodge Heitman Watson, A HOP MANAGERS y Page Two Hundred and Eighty i Mrs. Harriet P. Rogers Cadet Hostess Page Two Hundred end Eighty-one ri Ganey Sawin Langdon Smith, P. W. GUENTHER E Q r I P M E ]% T COMMITTEE Page Two Hundred and Eighty-two Page Two Hundred and Eighty-three F O R E W O II II T O ATHLETIC !§»ECTION M HE factor of first importance in considering any phase of life at West Point must be the effect on the value of the Military Academy to the Army of the United States. Athletic training for a Cadet is given with a view to having each graduate thor- oughly competent to impart instruction to enlisted men in at least a few sports. Consequently the more experience in athletics that a Cadet can have, the more valuable he will be to the Army and to the United States as a whole. For this reason every Cadet must participate in athletics. There can be no discrimination, and all must have an equal opportunity. I Page Two Hundred and Eighty-four LiELT.-CoL. H. C. Rich vrdson LlKlTF.NANT-CoLONEL C. L. FeNTON Major P. B. Fleming Graduate Manager ATHLETIC COUNCIL Page Tito Hundred and Eighty-five W E A R E IK !i» ' GiBNER Malloy Hlitchinsom Messlnger MacLeaiv Miller, P. G Maxwell Parhaim MURREL Carver (J ' Keefe Glattly Perry, G. W. R. HiLLSINGER Piper Lazar Walsh, B. Price Bowman Suarez Carlivlark Trice Fletcher BASEBALL Beauchamp LlNDQUIST Carmichael fV HI Note: Names marked iiilh an asterisk ?5 k- - Page Ttco Huntlreil and Eighty-six OF THE " A " TR r K Hutchinson Dams, W. A. King, L. Green, C. E. " Lermond Levenick ' LUCKETT LiCHIRIE Mlrrel Messinger Piper Moore, E. " Stuart Strother McCoy 1. A t II OSS K " Kenny King, J. !. " O ' Keefe McBride, C. R BASKETBALL Hutchinson Messinger Blanning " Strother Krueger, 0. C. Abel Malloy Stecker those icho liavf iinii their " A " more than on fr n Page Tivo Hundred and Eighty-seven WEARER! OF THE MIXOR " Note: Cadets markod with an asterisk have ivon a Minor " A " at least twice. 99 fie Pistol Dickson King, L. AUSMAN Hill, G. E. Duff Little " EWBANK Kromer Dunn Morrow, S. L. FULTOIN Wall, T. F. ' Garton •Roller Morrow, S. L. Harris, H. Woodward Pradish Golf Hartshorn HowzE , o •■Blanchard Innskeep Wrestling " Beebe " Brandt ClSACK Carrithers Landon Fisher, M. L. Parker, T. W. RUESTOW Leary Moore, R. W. MOMM Packard, H. B Timberlake Parham RODGERS, L. H. Tennis Webster Smellow Wing " Brooks, H. E. Wing Stroker ■ Lewis, M. Wooten iccer Rothschild Gynttiasiuin " Bartlett Watson, A. Hockey Carter,W.A. Easterbrook Cotter CURCI0 Hackett Cross Country Goodrich Jones, W.S. Lee Clark, A. F. Holtzen LlNDQUIST Sweeney LOTHROP Yates McCov • Lermond Tapping Packard Waters Fencing Praband Plimpelly Sivitniiiiiifi DOHS ' ' PURNEI.L " BONESTEEL Boxing Heiss Speidel Davis, W. A. Brown, E. L. Weber, F. R. Zitzman Dick Davis, W. D. Wehle iA ' : Page Two Hundri ' d iinil KiiiJily-eight Major E. L. Ki i i Lieutenants C. E. Byers and H. D. McHi (,ii 31 I I. I T A It V U V 31 X A S T I r S A X II I H Y » I 1 A L C I L T I II E Page Two Hundred and Eighty-nine ■r- t i ' Frank Wainole, Traiiwr Major Welch, Physician TUAlNE nS — Here are depicted scenes from Frank ' s corner in the locker room. This room is equipped with all kinds of machinery for the betterment of sore muscles. This picture shows Roberts, Assistant Trainer, opcratini; on a track man ' s feet. — And here we have in operation one of the lamps whose heat rays help to get those kinks out of strained backs or pulled tendons after a hard workout on the gridiron, court, diamond, track, gvin floor, or lacrosse field. Page Tiio Hundred and I iiiety TRACK Page Two Hundred and Ninety-one ■r Coach ; o ak M) (Iaptain Li(.KKrr. 1930 y li y ' .iiiin»uiiiini MiMMi iii ui i HiuMi ii M iir uMin i nuiinumm iii iim ii iM i i ii iii i i i »Mii»iui iii iii ii m i i i i i iii»Mi i miniB ni Mn r ni i w i iBmimm ii m iir mimMMMmi n» ?) Page Tm o Hundred and Ninety-tieo Hai.l. (.nptnin. ' 29 TRACK SEA SOX 1 a 2 « I Inder the brilliant tutelage of Leo V. Novak, Army ' s track squad rode roughshod over all opponents to complete its third successive undefeated season. 1929 also marks the fourth year of the Novak regime, during which time West Point has only once found itself on the low end of the score in a dual or triangular meet. Columbia took the measure of the Cadets in the initial meet of 1926, but since then the Lions have hardly come close. AS hen April came around, the call was issued and more than a hundred men reported to the track. Some of these were letter- men, some Plebe stars, some men who had never run before. Coach Novak took them all and with his customary, " How do vou feel? " and I regardless of the answer! " ' ell. take two laps, " started to get his team in condition. For the second year in succes- sion, the s()uad would be entered in the Pennsylvania Relay ( " arnival, held the last week in April. In spite of snow and ice still covering the plain, the men nuist be whipped into some kind of sliaj)e. Then it was announced that a team would also be sent to the Drake Relays, held at Des Moines. Iowa. Tliat meant that the .-([uad must be s])lit. which would coii- se |uentlv weaken both teams. But Armv ga e a good account of itself. Fifteen iiirn ucre :-i ' nt tii Drake. They brought back two firsts, a third and two fourths. " Tinv " Jark, Army ' s lanky discus tlirouer. turned in what was perhaps the best per- formance of the season when he threw tlie disc ISS feet .i inches. This mark not only bettered the Drake Relays record by nearlv 11 feet and broke .lark ' s oun Military raileniy record, but established a new norld ' s ri ' cord for this event. The other (ir t place at Drake wa- garn.red b llie r oli)all l.ltermen 4Mt relay. Murrel. Messinger, Sprague and Captain Hill Hall covered (he muddy track to break the tape in 43.9 seconds, defeating Nebraska, Notre Dame and Texas. Tiie medley relay, composed of Hall. McNerney, Vittrup and Lermoujl, placed fourth in their event. The Cadet runners put up a bard tight, and the liiiish was a lose one. Stuart |)laced fourth in the l)road jump and Sprague third in the shotput. HKSl IIS OF THK SK ASON Coi I Miiix .iO- ' a Akm 9.S1 . ' ». I. 6()i 2 i! iv 8214 Haverfoki) 1 1 Colgate 351 2 Akm 8T- ' ;j Bro n 31 PiTTSBiRGH 49- :j Army 76 ' :j Marqi ETTE 35 Army 95 ' 3 Talcott, Manager Major Bei kema Pa ie Two Hundred and Ninety-three n jt- K AiNU Another First While these men were winning laurels, the sfjuad sent to Penn was not idle. There, the shuttle hurdle team of Lichirie, Lev- enick, Vestal and Luckett sprang a dark horse trick hy defeating the highly touted Ohio State and Virginia teams to take the 480-yard shuttle hurdle championship. The final was run in the fast time of 1:03.3 seconds, lowering the former relays mark. Green covered himself with glory by taking first place not only in the broad Jump, but in the hop, step and jump as well. Piper and Vestal ran two, three, be- hind the champion Erik Kjellstrom, of Georgetown, in the 400-nietres hurdles, a n i i Cacle Page Tico Hiinilri ' d anil ISinely-jour race which neither of them had niii l)er()re. Returning to West Point, the team encounterefl Cohinihia the followin;; Satur- day in the first (hial meet of tlie season. Tlie final score was Army 95 . ' j, (]ohimi ia .30-i. Army took ten first phices out of tlie four- teen events, Georfje Lermontl for the second year defeatin ; Joe Hajren, Cohnnbia Cap- tain and intercollefiiate indoor two-mih- cliamj)ion. Tl e Cadet team i;a e evidence in this meet of its strcnjith. Tlic secret of Armys sut ' cess niiglit he saiil to l)c liie con- sistent placing in all ' cnts. Only once all year was an opponent able to shut West Point out of an event. This was in the low VlTTHUP, U ' .Mni! I M) llol.l .LN I IM-H I 1 1 1. MlLK Moore, R. W. Page Two Hundred and ISinety-five Jark " Mickey " Moore Takes a First ' ' A hurdles a ;uiiist Pittsburgh, when al l three Ariiiv men tripped and fell during the race. This ability to take points in all events shows a well-rounded team, a team that has been coached not to rely on a few stars, hut on the steady plugging of every man. Perhaps the most sought for victory during the season was the one obtained over New York University in a triangular meet in which Haverford College was the third entry. The score was Army 821 9, New York University 6OI4, Haverford 11. Despite the brilliant work of the Violet stars, Phil Edwards, Joe Hickey and Sol Furth, West Point, piled up enough points to win. Army ' s sprinters came through with a bang, capturing the preliminary heats and ending Cooper, A. B. 1 m Page Two Hundred and Ninety-six u by sweepinj; the 220, in whicli Moore led with Wood, Brett and Dent close liehind, und takin : all hut one plaee in the 100. whieh Moore also won, with Hu ' ;uenin, of . Y. U., seeond: Brett, Army, third, and Wood, Army, fourth. Lerinond defeated Hiokey in the mile and F.erner in the two- mile. Sprafiiie won the sliotpnt and (Tr ' eii the hroad jump. Afiain taeklini; two opponents at onee. Army eoncpiered Brown and ( )lf;ate on May 18th. ' Idle final round up of points showed Army 87 , Colgate 3.S ' ,, Brown 31. Afiain, too, W est Point had hrilliant stars to contend with, incduding Collier, of Brown, who took the hi ;h hurdles, .Stollwerck, of Colfiate, who captured the lows, and Kent. Tni: 2211 Hn.iis Page Two Hundred and Ninety-seven IKOIMKK (F h. ( hKK of Col iate, wlio broke the tape in botli sprints. However, Lerniond took the half, Rasinusseii the two-mile, ittriip, O ' Meara and Holtzen tied for first in the mile, J ark eontinued to win the discus, and Bud Sprafjue got off his best heave of the year, 49 feet 8 inches, to give Army some much needed points. Against Pittsburgh, Army rolled up its lowest score of the year, 76 ' , points to 49 for the Panthers. Pete Bowen won the 100, 220 and 440 for the visitors, but Army took all the other first places except the pole vault and high jump. Sprague again bettered 49 feet with the shot, and Jark threw over 150 feet with the discus. The season was finished at Milwaukee, where Army rolled up its largest score of the year to defeat Marquette, 95 ' , to SSjf. Captain Mike Treps, of the Milwaukeeans, won both the 100 and 220, and Morgan took the 440, but outside of that the Cadets were supreme. The meet was a fitting climax to a most successful season. That Armv ' s victories were not empty ones is shown by the class of competition against which they were pitted. The Cadet team deserves to rank as one of the strongest in the East by its victories over N. Y. U., Colgate and Brown, and with its wins over Pitt and Marquette, the West Point standard is raised even higher. One need only to look at the winners in the Intercollegiate at Philadelphia to see what Army met. Bowen, of Pitt, won the quarter; Kent, of Colgate, the 220: Collier, of Brown, the high hurdles, and Edwards and Hickey the half-mile and mile championships respectively. All these men were seen on the Army track this year. Jimmy Luckett, high hurdler and high jumper, will lead the team next year, succeeding Bill Hall. ith few men lost, and Leo Novak as coach. Army should be able to continue its undefeated record. il III il Page Two Hundred and A inely-eighl iii i i ii i im i J i imM r imii ii imiMi ii HUi i iiiM i ii i i iiTmi J ONO X . iTmSiiMumniiiii i W niiiiiiiriilliiiilltt ag PCCCV " ' ■ " iiULinuiimiiiiimmiiiiu PLEBE TRACK. 1929 RESULTS OF THE SEASON Mercersbi Rc Academy 78 Army 47 James Mo ROE High School 14 Army 103 New Utrecht High School 47 Army 75 •reat tilings are always expected of tlie Plebe traek team. No class in the Academy at present has ever seen tlie Varsity track team defeated. As a result a lo-or-die spirit has always permeated the Plebe squads. Although the first meet for the Plebes ended in a defeat at the iiaiids of the strong Mercershurg team, this year ' s s((uad was not lacking in spirit or material. This was shown in the second meet of the season after they had had a little more training when they staged a strong comeback to win from the .lames Monroe High School by an overwhelming score of 103 to 14. As usual the last meet of the season was the most difficult and rumor had it that the champions of the Metropolitan District, New Utrecht High School, would add another defeat on the Plebe ' s ri-cord for the season. However, the predictors were far wrong as the champions were taken into camp to the tune of 7. ' i to [ ' . There were several men ulio slioucd up well during the season and tliev niav be prettv sure of a berth on the Varsity in the coining year. Price led the scorers with 24 points, while Abcll and Lankenau were close behind with 20 and 18 points respectively. Others who showed up well in their events were Hillberg, Moore, R. F., Shaw, Skidmore and Dalil. If those men continue to improve the way thev did during their first season of track, ( oacli ovak will ha e little worry about (illing the vacancies caused by graduation. t ' LEBE SgUAU Page Tiio Hundred and Ninety-nine Novak, Coach Lermond, Captain CnOSS COIJXTRY VROSS country under the able direction of Coach No- vak has shown its sterling wortli as a sport at the Aca- demy. Cross country, as a sport, was officially recog- nized in the fall of 1926. This year, this new squad met with real competition and yet won all meets, excepting one. We lost to the University of New Hampshire, bv the score of Army 32, New Hampshire 23. This loss and inci- THE RECORD Umv. of N. Hampshire 23 Army 32 Alfred 30 Army 25 Springfield 32 Army 23 New York University 33 Army 22 In scoring, the first ten men to finish count, each man getting a number of points corresponding to the place in which he finished. Low score wins. dentally the first loss of the cross-countrv s(juad can be traced to lack of time to harden the men to the gruel- ling, five-mile run. As the season progressed, one thing is discernible — that of steady improvement in the squad, until it reached its peak with the N. Y. U. meet, the last of the sea- son. In this meet Lermond broke his record of last vear bv ruiniini; the five-mile course in 29 minutes. 1 t r r r r r 1 t - p R M t , IRMy UflRMy, ' " Y ' ' " fl«M Y T I IV THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred Page Three Hundred and One . Page Three Hundrtil mul Two LA€RO! SE 10 2 9 RESULTS OF THE SEASON Dartmouth Army 11 St. Johns 4 Army 3 Johns Hopkins 4 Army 4 Colgate 2 Army 4 Lafayette 1 Army 7 HOBART 2 Army 10 IMvERsiTY OF Maryland 6 Army 2 SVVARTHMORE 2 Army 8 . Y. U. Arm 7 Pennsylvania 1 AK n 2 il;il)le l);irrifr !« Wlu Ayre. Captain. ' 29 Mt is customary to classify athletic teams as successful or not according to the nuniher of contests they have won or lost. An undefeateil team is at once hailed as a potential " mythical " champion, while oftentimes the difference of one goal in the score of a single game may cause an excellent team to be relegaleil to the ranks of the season ' s failures. This is not as it should be. A team should be judged by its accomplishments, of course, but accomplishments are not entirely reckone l on paper. A seasoneil team, playing against inferior opponents ' might well finish its season with but one defeat, whereas an inexperienced aggregation might suffer several reverses, yet meanwhile Ia the foundations for a strong team in the future. On paper, statistics woulil inilicate the former lia l llic nio t successful sea oii. el llic a( lii;i! in. iini|di-lniMiil «il ' tin- l.mmi »illi the poorer record might well have been greater. The Army lacrosse team was as usual most successful. Ten contests were plaxed with ten of the best colleges in the country, and but two defeats were marked against the Cadet twelve. However, the true worth of the team is not so apparent from its very creditable record as it is from a closer consideration of the obstacles with which it was confronted and which it overcame. The bare statement that ten letter men of the great 1928 team which defeated Hopkins, OI nipic Champions, and completed the season with a single defeat, were lost to this year ' s team would itself seem an alnio l it is further considered that numbered among these ten were Harry Wilson, ISInnd Saunders, Skipper Seeman, Horn, anil Rosie O ' Donnell stars of national reputation and men of iron who rarely gave way to substitution the true situation will be partially understood, ( oach Touchstone arrived at the Academy confronted with the task of shaping a new team around three veterans, installing an entirely new system of play, and at the same time maintaining the traditional excellence of .Army lacrosse teams in the past. That he succeeiled in all of this and laid the foundations for a powerful 19. ' 50 aggregation are indicative of the success of his labors. .After a period of fall practice devoted to the perfection of -lickwork. and a trenuou month of pre-season conditioning, the untried twelve made its initial appearance before the expectant Corps. Dartmouth wa the hapless opponent. With an aggressiveness that swept the big Green team off its feel, the attack led by Phil Draper unleashed a barrage at the Dartmouth goal. Draper started things by twisting and dodging through the whole Darlmouth defense to the edge of the crease where he slipped a pretty shot into th e net- in the first four minutes of play. Long passes from the defense and short passes around the goal kept the ball in Dartmouth ' s territory where despite the efforts of the clo e defense, it remained for most of the game. When the final whistle blew the .Army twelve had piled up twelve goals to the visitors ' none. The Army rooters were surprised and enthusiastic. But one defect had been noted — a tendency of the inexperienced defenst to bunch at times — and this weakne s had not proved costly owing to the fine work of Goldberg in the crease. D. R. Neal, Manager . Page Three Hundred and Three W ' . Unfortunately the same weakness in the de- fense persisted on the following Saturday in the game with St. Johns and this time bunching |)roved disastrous. Again the attark started off i taking the offensive from the very first, and soon the score had mounted to three. As the half drew to an end, however, the Johnnies began to unleash a dazzling passing game that momen- tarily baffled the Army defense. Speed and aggressiveness, coupled with excellent stickwork and perfect team play, enabled the visiting attack to counter four goals in rapid succession. The hard fought second half failed to grant either twelve even proximity to the opposing goal. It might be of interest to note that this first defeat given the Army team was handed by an aggregation which completed the season with a clean record and was recognized as national champion. With the removal from the schedule of the an- nual Navv East " , Army ' s Ball game the ever strong Johns Hopkins team became the great objective of the early season. Johns Hopkins, slightly crippled from graduation losses but still bearing the well-earned crown of Olympic Champions and possessing a wealth of seasoned material, appeared far too strong for the green and somewhat problematic Army twelve. The game was played in a cold drizzling rain that caused speed and stickwork to be at a premium with the result that the contest resolved into a wild melee of swinging sticks and falling bodies. Army, profit- ing by its lesson of the preceding week, showed clearly its superiority in any kind of a game. In the first half the attack worked smoothly and Sundt and O ' Keefe succeeded in scoring for Army. In the second, Lovell and Vander Heide scored two more goals for the Black and Gold while Hopkins slipped but a single .shot into the net. Toward the n 7i n Page Three Hundred and Four loxm close of the same the Army defense was given the supreme tesl hv the tietermined and hard- tighling medicos, but here proved more than equal to the emergency, and the visitors found themselves confronted with an impregnable wall about the crease. Hard fought and rough as rm -Hopkins lacrosse games are ever wont to be — the game was nevertheless a fitting example of clean and fast lacrosse at its best. Showing continued improvement in all de- partments of the game Army defeateil Colgate, Lafayette and Hobarl in succession. The Colgate game was disappointing from every point of view but one: sultry weather robbed both sides (if i inr and the game became a rather listless .■ i liange of the ball by the opposing stickmen illi neither side over-exerting itself to score. Ill llic second period the Army attack managed to approach its usual form long enough to slip two shols by the Cidgale goalie, but during the brealhiii " spell that followed Colgate came back with two to lie the score. Realizing the necessity of a reversal of form, the Army twelve commenced to show more of its old fighting spirit with the result that two more goals were added before the final goal. The speed of the Army attack so evident in the Hopkins game was noticeable by its absence, while the de- fense likewise was considerably below its form of the previous week. Army ' s comeback in the clos- ing minutes of the game was encouraging, however, as it indicated that the loss of form was but tem- porary and that the team had not gone stale desjiite its " off " day. Three things made the Lafayette contest inter- esting, and these were first, the superb playing of Phil Draper upon the attack; second, the magnifi- cent defensive work of Goldberg in the crease: and third, the clean ami hard playing of both teams. RlCHARti ' I - (.IBNKK SWKS OnK Page Three Hundred and Five Jk Kin NEE Phil Draper dodged, twisted, and knocked his way through the entire Lafayette defense to srore four splendid goals, to say nothing of his invaluable assistance in garnering the rest of Army ' s total of seven. Goldberg, aided by a stone-wall defense, stopped every Lafayette toss but one. Although the result was never in doubt, the contest was interesting and well-played. Both teams showed an admirable fighting spirit, hut the superior stickwork of the Army proved Lafayette ' s undoing. As the game progressed the opposing attackmen showed plainly the effects of over-exertion with the result that Coach Touchstone was able to make many substitutions without endangering the team ' s lead. On the ntlack the Army combination of Draper, Vander Heide, O ' Keefe, and King worked smoothly, if not brilliantly, and with one exception early in I he game the defense was formidable and well- regulated. On May 4th, Hohart College was turned back by a 10-2 score. ■4t no time was there the slightest doubt as to our superiority. Draper, after a series of unbroken passes following the opening face-off, made the first goal. In rapid .succession Lovell, McBride and O ' Keefe took shots at the net which eluded the Hohart goalie. At this time the visitors mustered iridugh strength to take advantage of the forward |j( ition of the Army defense and scored a goal. Hobart ' s hard fighting anil accurate short passing game prevented the game from becoming too one- sided despite the top-heavy score. As Army ' s first defeat of the season came at the hands of the strongest team in the country, so did the second and last defeat come from a team which lost but to St. Johns. Maryland, semi-finalists in the Olympic trials of 1928, was potentially the best outfit ill iiilcrcollegiate lacrosse. The powerful I Page Three Hundred and Six 1928 aggrc aliun. one of the best, liail reinai aliiuol inlact while all of the other 1928 leaden- had suffered graduation losses. The Mar land men were fast, large and experienced. At the very outset they took the offensive and secured a lead that was helil throughout. When .■ rniy lightened up toward the end of the first half ami comnienced to take the offensive the Mary- land defense proved almost impregnable. At ihe end of the first half Marylan l led the Cadet -tickmen b a ■ -2 score, and in the e4 ' ond period .mother goal was ailded to the visitors ' total while Army remained scoreless. The game wa- .1 keen disappointment to .Army supporters, lini llie laik of form of the ( adet twelve in no wa • letract from the ireilit ihie to the powerful Maryland team for their liaril-won victory. Superior stick«ork. a haril-tighting defense, iiid the line »ork of (ioldberg in the Arm goal I onibined to give the Cadet stickmen an 8-2 vic- tory over The Armv M WW F.I.I. the fast .Swarthniore lacrosse twelve unleashed a powerful attack in the first half of the game that netted a five goal lead which the visitors never threatened to overcome. In the second period the attack was content to rest upon its ample advantage and look things comparatively easy. Army scored three times, while the Swarthmore attack managed to slip two counters into the . rni net as the game drew to a close. The Cadet team did well in all departments of the game. The decisive margin of victory came somewhat as a surprise following the rever.se of the previous week. New York University and Penn State were the last two victims of the season. N. Y. V. attempted to avenge defeats accorded their boxing and track teams, but their efforts netted only two counter- while the Army attack was piling up the imposing total of seven goals. Ayre. I.ovell an l Sladen -bowed SiNDT Goes Throlch the Defense Page Three Hundred and Seven r up well with Zimmerman playing a powerful de- fensive game. The last game with Penn Slate was the closest contest of the season. That Army finally won by a 2-1 margin is due only to the splendid fight evi- denced. Both offense and defense worked well, but a hard-fighting Penn State close defense surces.sfully held off the aggressive Army attacks for the greater part of the game. The season of 1929 was a year of preparation. Foundations have been laid for a great team. A A Goal? THE SQUAD new coach, a new system, new men — these have all slooil the test of a stringent season and next year will find them well-prepared for their campaign. The 1929 team succeeded by virtue of its fighting spirit and will to win. The 1930 team, led h Kenny and O ' Keefe, co-captains, will start off with this inherent characteristic of all Army teams augmented by a season ' s experience. We have seen what fight alone will do. Next year will show what gooil coaching and experience can aild to promising material. 74 Page Three Hundred and Eight ' BASEBALL Page Three Hundred and Vine Coach McCormack and Captain Beauchamp I Page Three Hundred iind Ten II THE 1929 BA! EBALL !$ E A S O N RESULTS OF THE SEASON New York Giants 6 Army 1 Lafayette 6 Army 4 Lehigh 6 Army 5 New York U. 2 Army Columbia 2 Army 8 New Hampshire 3 Army 5 SWARTHMORE 5 Army 3 Wesleyan 1 Army 7 FORDHAM 7 Army BUCKNELL 5 Army 4 Dartmouth 10 Army 2 Georgetown 2 Army 7 Williams 4 Army 11 " Don " Zimmerman, Cnptain, ' 29 1 OT until very late in the season did the team as a whole hit its usual stride. A new infield would have worked wonders with the team early in the year, hut " Moose " McCormack and " Heinie " Zimmerman had their hands full in tniinfi to get a real hall team on the field. And it was not until late in the season and after tryin}: many comhinations that McGormack and Zinunerman got a team that really flicked. Many changes were made in an effort to get a real hall ' luh. Zimmerman was brought in from center to hold down second base. Bowman, a versatile player, was sent out into the pasture, where he showed exceptional form, thus making the precious third to " Folly " Hmnber and Liiuhpiist. " Polly " showed us how Babe Ruth gets them every time an l " Linky " displayed remarkable skill in spotting the f lies. In fact we almost saw him — fleet as a deer — skate after a few of them. At the beginning of the season, the new team that started lost a few. Errors were expected and happened many times. However, we made a goo l showing against the I niversity of Pennsylvania. Then came the Giants, when we saw many of the old time big leaguers in action and John McGraw said the Army sliowed excellent form. However, it wasn ' t imtil later in the season that we saw any of this excellent form. In the latter half of the schedule the squad made their opponents taste defeat. We took over Colundiia and iSew Hampshire when Heaucbamp stepped into the limelight. It was here that we saw him dis[)lay the (jualities that made him captain for this year. He allowed iVew Hampshire only seven well-scattered hits and did almost as well against Colundtia. As usual, Humber and Zinunerman both had excellent days. DartiiKHitb and Geor ;etowri gave excellent exhibitions of collegiate " Beau " Starts a Cibcuii Nyquist, Manager Page Three Hundred and Eleven . Malloy, First Ba X iRmy ;-«P,Pf|-T " Linky " Comes Home! baseball. In tbese {james. Stribliiig, tbat old Carolinian, starred. We can still see liini ont tbere on tlie mound, a twinkle in his eyes, a slow wind-up, and one of those sly Southern smiles — at least that is what it has been called — on his rosy face. He always worried his batters. Well, vou can ' t do much with a man who laughs at you and then strikes you out. The main club wielders of the team were Humber ( the king of them all I , Zinunerman, Lindquist, Bowman and Parham. A ll of them except Zimmerman will be on display this season and much can be expected of them. Also all of them are keeping pretty well in trim with other sports so when they do crack one out into the distant horizon, they will be able to make the most of it. The remainder of the team. Smothers at short; Cams, catching; Malloy, Bean and Beynon showed fine spirit in co-ordinating themselves with the pitchers. Then at the end Carmrhaei., Catcher BowMW. Third Base Beynon, Third Base n Mvl.l.O VkAlIh KOR A (ioOD One! Pag,e Three Hundred and Tuelve of the season we liad a real ball club — one tliat ruiutioiied. (Captain Zimiiiernian showed up better than usual althoufili he was workiiifi under continual pressure. " Heinie " was the man who finally put the morale into his men and " Moose " finally solved the problem of the infield. Those two really pulled to-rether and this year will see Beauehamp doing the same thin :. The outlook, for tiiis season is particularly brijiht when we again play every team of any importance in the East. We will have many new men to select from, but they aren ' t so green so far as ball plavirig is conci-rued. Last year ' s Plebes iiad a crack team and many fine players, among them being Landry, VIenoher, Farnsworth, Doyle and (»reen. With this material to pick from the 1930 season slioidd be most promising. A. C. Peterson, Catcher Smotmkks, Shortstop Page Three Hundred and Thirteen PLEBE BASEBALL, 1929 RESULTS OF THE SEASON Maimaro.neck High School 3 Plebes 13 Mackenzie School 7 Plebes 7 St. Anne ' s Academy 3 Plebes 6 JA LAICA High School 4 Plebes 3 Dean Academy 1 Plebes Field Artillery Det. 3 Plebes 3 M OSSIBLY ' the best way to siiminarize the Plebe baseball season would be to present a statement of the team record of the six games played with only two losses and two ties, and then to give the individual results for the season. Such a summary will show at a glance what each man has done for the past year. INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Name Position Errors Farnsworth, 3rd b 1 Goldep, c fl Landry, p 1 Powell, 1st b 1 Sinclair, 2nd b 2 Menoher, rf Daniel, cf 2 Dreyer, ss 4 Coit, If • Coualilin, p 1 Times at Bat Hits Games Remarks 19 4 6 Team Captain 21 6 6 1 Home Run 11 2 3 Struck out 25 17 6 6 19 4 6 23 6 6 21 5 6 21 4 6 11 2 3 4 2 Struck out 8 I Page Three Hundred and Fourteen FOOTBALL Page Three Hundred and Fifteen Page Three Hundred and Sixteen FOOTBALL THE RESULTS OF THE SEASON Boston University Gettysburg Davidson Harvard I at Cambriflge ) Yale I at New Haven I South Dakota Illinois I at Clianipaii;ii I Dickinson Ohio Wesleyan Notre Dame ( at New York i Stanford ( at Palo Alto ( [oT. swelteriiif; (lavs prevailed (lurin ; the first two weeks of practice. After the initial workout o( the season, men stepped oft ' the scales ei :ht, nine, ten, and in one instance twelve, pounds lighter than when they had started for the field. Nevertheless, the work went on. Captain Jones had fiapin;; liulr- to iill in the line — holes left by the ■iraduation of Sprajjue, Hanunack and Hall. As the first ■raine rolled around. Miller, Hillsiufier and Hundier were the center trio. The eyes of everyone interested in Army ' s football fortunes were focused on these three men. The rest of the team was all tried material, ( " arlmark and Kenny were on the wings — Kenny holdin r down Messiii ;er " s position be ausc the latter had a had knee. Perry and Parhani were the tackles, both bif; anil experienced. The backfield was composed of veterans: Cai;le, Murrel. Gibner and () " Keefe. The fate of the team evidently was in the hands of the ;reen center trio. And thus the opfMiinj; fianie foinid us. Army 26 7 Army 33 7 Army 23 20 Army 20 21 Army 13 6 Army 33 IT Army 7 7 Army 89 6 Army 19 7 Army 34 Army 13 :f H ti i I THE COACHES Pa e Three Hundred and Seventeen PEKR . G. W. R. MURREL Hutchinson BOSTON UNIVERSITY 0 ARMY 26 Captain Jones presented the Big Parade in four quarters on the afternoon of this game. Second team men mixed with the topnotchers, and third-string players went in alongside both first and second team men until all sorts of combinations hail been presented. The Yearling contingent was especially evi- dent. Hillsinger started at guard, and Glattly started at half in OKeefe ' s place, O ' Keefe being injured. Then in due lime Price. Trice, Spengler, Hillberg, Lazar, Carver, Golden, Stecker and Bunker all entered the game. And what happened? Cagle, twice All-American half and captain of the team, opened the season in brilliant style, carrying the first kick-off back 50 yards, and then slip])ing through for 35 more yards on the first play from scrimmage. In a minute or so Murrel plunged over for a touchdown. Neither team scored again in the first half. Substitutions were frequent. The first team opened the second half. Cagle returned the kick-off to the 35-yard line, then shot off tackle for 35 more yards. A 9-yard pass to Bowman was complete. Murrel tore through to the 10-yard line, and Cagle went over in two slants off tackle. Murrel made the third touchdown almost single-handed. He started a drive from Army ' s 46-yard line, wheeling off consecutive gains of 15 and 18 yards to score. The final touchdown came on a long pass of 35 yards from Hutchinson to Malloy. As usual, the first game told nothing about the team. The first-string players were in but five minutes, and only three or four simple plays were used. GETTYSBURG 7 ARMY 33 O ' Keefe resumed his place at No. 1 back in this game, and Bowman made his debut as first-string quarter. With the Army first team playing less than half of this game, Gettysburg was overpowered. Murrel plunged over for three touchdowns, and Cagle, although he did not score, got away for several long runs. Stuart and Green, C. E., track men. n 41 Page Three Hundred and Eif:lileen performed very well. Stuart swept around the flanks and slanted off tackle like Cagle himself; while Green, in MurrePs place, hit the line for sub- stantial gains, and galloped 20 yards for a touchdown after receiving a pass. Hutchinson ran 45 yards with an in- tercepted pass to Army ' s last touch- down. DAVISON After this ga fl orld came out " Wild Cats Nearh —ARMY 23 lie the New York tvilh the headline: Beat West Point. " They certainly scared us. Army, ex- pecting an easy workout for the Harvard game, took the field with a rather off-hand attitude. Frankly, the Walsh, B. boys were deadbeating; and Davidson clearly outplayed the Army first and second teams to lead 7-3 at the end of the half. Sixteen thousand puzzled people wailed and wondered until the . rmy first team took the field to start the second half. Things happened. Murrel and (!agle alternated in carrying the ball straight from their own Kl-yard stripe to the Wild Cat ' s 20-yard line. Cagle passed to O ' Keefe, who was downed on the . ' vyard line, and Murrel crashed over to make the siore 10-7. The tension passed. The remainder of the game was all rni . Cagle siored onie. and Sluarl did likewise before the contest ended. HARVARD 211 ARMY 20 F ' Voni tiespair i » hope to frenzied joy, then into a daze, then hack to the trains the Harvard game in a word. The game. «lii li Harvard was generally expected to win. «a- a rough, bitter struggle from the start. Bowman, .Army quarterback, after running the first punt back 32 yards, was ta ' kled h ( iliigan. both men being knocked out. Bowman was carried off the field un onscious and was unable to re-enter the game. Early in the first period Army advanced to the Harvard I 1-yaril line, only to be held and forced lo pass on the fourth down. Harvard intercepted the pass and ran the ball baik lo the l2- ard line. The pcrioil ended with ibis play. In the miildlc of the second (piarler Harvard took the hall on rni " s 12- yard line. I ' litnani breezed off tackle for 1( yards, an l on ihe next play (Filligan ClBNER THE " A " SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Nineteen n Kenny O ' Keefe passed 20 yards to O ' Connell who scurried 10 more yards to a touchdown. Putnam missed a drop-kick. Score, Harvard 6, Army 0. Three minutes later a Harvard lines- man intercepted an Army pass on Army ' s 3(l- ard line and scampered over for a second Harvard touchdown. Wood drop- kicked for the extra point. Score. Harvard 13, Army (I. Harvard threatened again just before the half ended. The Crimson team advanced to Arniys 32-yard line, but a long pass grounded over the goal line ended the threat and the half. A.s the first half was all Harvard, so the second half went to Army. Soon after the kick-off, Cagle streaked around the f ' rimson flank for an 18-yard gain, plac- ing the ball on Harvard ' s 33-yard line. After an exchange of kicks. Army made first down on Harvard ' s 31-yard line, and from there Cagle twisted and squirmed his way to a touchdown. When O ' Keefe added the point from placement. Army trailed by a mere six points. A touchdown and converted goal meant the lead. They were not long in coming. Army took the ball in mid-field. Murrel, with runs of 21 and 12 yards through the right side of the line, and several short plunges, placed the pigskin on the 2-yard line. Cagle went over in two tries. Then pandemonium broke loose in the Corps as O ' keefe booted the ball squarely between the uprights to make the score Army 14, Harvard 13. Shortly afterward Harvard missed a drop-kick from the 18-yard line. Army look the ball and advanced to the Harvard 4r)- ard line. From here Cagle again broke away and sped to .Vrmys third touchdown. It did not seem to matter that O ' keefe ' s kick was smothered by the Harvard line. Score, Army 20, Harvard 13. By this time the game was nearly over. Harvard in desperation started shooting frenzied passes. Even when they worked the ball to the Army 45-yard line the danger seemed slight with only a minute to play. Then like a bolt out of the gather- ing dusk Wood shot a tremendous pass that sailed over the goal line into waiting arms. Wood ' s drop kick was perfect. Harvard 20. Army 20. The Corps was stunned. On the next kick-off Army fumbled and lost the ball on her own 2. ' )-yard line. Harvard immediately tried a drop-kick that was low as the game ended. In this fray the doubtful center trio banished all doubt as to their ability. Humber, Miller and Hilhinger stopped everything aimed at the center of the line. u Page Three Hundred mid Twenty Bow M 1 YALE 21— ARMY 13 Army was favored to defeat the Bull Dog rather easily. The Corps expected a walk away. But ale look us- took us fairly and derisively. The Blue team was unexpectedly strong; and under the spell of a little quarterback named Booth they worked lo perfection both on the offense and the defense. Without Booth the Yale learn was the team we had anticipated; with Booth the same team was more than we could handle. Yale opened without the services of Booth. Late in the first quarter Cagle intercepted a ale pass and ran 50 yards to a touchdown. Not a man touched g g him. Then, to start the -econd half. Murrel crashed Bk through center, broke free, and sped 25 yards for ' ■ SjB another touchdown. Score, Army 13, Yale 0. The ' W ' JBj f Army backfield had been gaining consistently. However, at this point Booth, 144 pound sophomore quarterback, entered the fray. The change in the Yale team was instantaneous. They played like in |iired men, and the remainder of the game was all Yale. Army was helpless on the offense. The Yale team started its first drive on its own 35-yard line. Booth, with deadly interference, carried the ball on most plays either off tackle or around end. .After one exchange of punts, the Yale drive gaining five, six, seven yards at a crack, carried over to a touchdown shortly before the half ended. Booth drop-kicked the goal. Army 13, Yale 6. The third period wa a duplication of the last few minutes of the econil. With Booth bearing the brunt of the attack, Yale swept over to a e «nd touclnlown, and again Booth made good the e tra point a about (id. (Mill Yale fan- went wild. Score, Yale 14, Army 13. A few minutes later, adding insult to injur . Booth ran an rm punt back 75 jard- through the entire Army team. Again be ilrop-kiikcil the goal to jilace Yale ahead at 21-13. There wa-- no more -coring. Booth nii-sed two drop-kick- from the field before he left the game in the fourth ipiarler. A- the little quarterback jogged from the field, thousands rose in a roaring frenzied tribute. Army could do nothing with the rejuvenated Yale team in the last period, and the game ended with the score of Yale 21, Army 13. ' Oh, the sail, weary march through New Haven, and buck to the train-l (»ibll enough, though, once on the train- and licadeil for bi)mc, no one fell bailh about IHt. ii .--tjl Al» Page Three Hundred and Ttventy-one HUMBER lo ing to Yale. The Blue learn wilh Boolh — yes, assuredly with Booth hail been undoubtedly superior. SOUTH D.AKOTA 6— ARMY 33 It rained — ye gods, how it rained! Ihe second and third teams played the entire first half. No one scored or made much of a threat. The first team played the opening twelve minutes of the second half. Cagle carried the kick-off back to mid-field, and in two more plays sprinted to the l.S-yard line whence, on the next play, he whirled around end for the first touchdown. The second followed immediately. Murrel and Cagle rushed the ball to the 18-yard line and again the red-head slipped around end for a score. O ' Keefe kicked both goals from placement. Shortly afterward, Cagle shot a 3(l-yard pass to Messinger. w touchdown. Then Murrel plunged many yards to score place, broke away for a fifth touchdown. It was all very fine, very simple, and very wet. ILLINOIS 17 ARMY 7 A throng of 68,000 witnessed this game. Illinois was the Big Ten champion. Before leaving the Point, the Army team would not predict a Cadet victory. How- ever, " We ' ll fight like hell " was their altitude. Two murderous breaks carried Illinois to victory. After the Westerners had scored a field goal from the 20-yard line in the first period, there was no threat until the middle of the second quarter. At this point the Illini rushed the ball to Army ' s 8-yard stripe, only to be held for downs. Murrel dropped back of his own goal line and punted a high, twisting kick out to the 23-yard marker, the ball landing scarcely a foot within the side line. Here the tale begins. Instead of bounding outside as a respectable pigskin should, the ball went flying straight back toward the two scattered teams. On the first hop it hit about the 12-yard line, then jumped up like a startled rabbit — straight through the entangled mass of men. Hands shot out from everywhere trying to nail the ball, hands were all around it, but no one seemed able to even reach it until the crazy pigskin drove straight into the arms of the Illinois center on the 4-yard line. He wheeled for the goal line and Bowman brought him down an instant later, but momentum carried the play over. The kick for goal was good. Fighting back in the same period. Army drove to the Illinois 17-yard line. Then Miller, P. G. ho stepped ov€ again, and Steel a third Cagle ' s 1 Bowman Round Harvard ' s End Page Three Hundred and Twenty-tivo rame a blow that stabbed to the heart. Murrel and Cagle wung out to the right. Cagle leading by four yards. Murrel attempted to flip a lateral pass to Red, but the ball never arrived. An Illinois end cut in like a streak anil was off 75 yards to another touchdown. Not a man touched him; and again the kick was good. The half ended w ith the score 17-0. In the third quarter, with a veteran Illinois line stopping every running play dead. Army took to the air. Cagle tossed the ball with remarkable accuracy — not for sensa- tional distances, but always straight to the receiver. Messinger and ► ' Keefe did some fancy catching. The passing brought the ball to the Illinois 5- ard mark with first down and goal to make, but four lu ty cracks at a stubborn line left three inches to go. But the score was only postponed for a few plays. Cagle soon passed to Messinger on the 9-yard line. On the next play Cagle hot through to the 2-yard line, and then drove over for the only . rmy touchdown. The kick was good. In the last quarter neither team could make any headway. Both lines played a great defensive game. And so we lost, scored on by a center and an end. Each team gaineil 122 yards on running plays, but Army passes yielded 121 yards against 38 for Illinois. DICKINSO.N 7 ARMY 89 This one was fancy. Army ' - seconil team, with an all-yearling barkficld composed of Stecker, Carver, Golden ami ( ' lattly. pla ed the tir-l half. Sleeker scored in the first few minutes. ( latlly ran the next kiik-olT for a touchdown. And so it went. Army scoring again ami again to lead .SO-d at the half. The first team was on the fielil for five minutes at the start of the thinl period and scored three times. Murrel plunged across the Dickinson goal twice and Cagle dasheil across once. Then the second and third teams carried on ami on and on, much to the joy of those who had chosen .Army in some football pool or other. Nevertheless, Dickinson contiimeil to play ball. Their fight bore fruit in the middle of the last period, when a clever forward pass was completed and carrieil thirty more yards for a touchdown. OHIO WESI.EYAN 6 ARMY 19 Tho.se in the know expected the game to be a hard one. It was. The Army second team, playing the entire first half, was pushed all over the field by a SUAREZ HlLLBKRC " ■JoH.NNv " Starts on the Road After CatchIiVg a V. Page Three Hundred and Twenty-three ■ HlLLSINtER strong Western attack that time after time threatened to score. Fortunately the defense stiffened at criti- cal moments and Wesleyan did not score. Only once, late in the second quarter, did Army advance into Western territory. In this half the visitors piled up eight first downs to one for Arnn . The regulars started the second half; yet for a while even the first team looked sorry, . rmy kicked off. On reverse plays, Werz and Franz alternated in carrying the ball for substantial gains through and around the Army line to .Army ' s 19- yard stripe. Here the boys found themselves just in time, forcing Wesleyan to try for a field goal that was wide. Then Cagle slid off tackle for four yards. Murrel plowed through the line for ten more. On the third play Cagle darted through a hole in the line, twisted past the secondary defense and dashed sixty-six yards for a touchdown. Glattly added the extra point as 1.200 greatly relieved Cadets stopped chewing their nails. Before the third period ended Messinger blocked a kick and Price recovered on Ohio Wesleyan ' s 20-yard mark. After three plays had gained as many yards, Cagle heaved a pass to Glattly who was downed in his tracks on the 1-yard line. Murrel went over in one plimge. The kicked failed. In the fourth period the visitors marched 55 yards to score. Once again they advanced almost to mid-field, and needed just one touchdown with point to tie; but Huniber pulled a Wesleyan pass out of the air and lumbered 45 yards to a third Army touchdown. Thereafter neither team threatened. Army did not look any too good in this game. The Westerners made eight first downs to ,4rmy " s one in the first half against the second string, which was bad enough, and then they rolled up eleven to the Army reg ulars " six in the seconil half which was worse. To quote the Herald Tribune, " Army will have to have a better defense than it showed today if it is to stop the mad march of Notre Dame next Saturday. " NOTRE DAME 7— ARMY Two rallies and the big send-off, 1,200 Cadets thinking only football, a tense, expectant atmosphere — that was West Point the week before the Notre Dame clash. To lick the Irish was our aim, and despite our setbacks, more than half the Corps expected Army to beat one of the greatest of Notre Dame ' s teams — a team that was undefeated and untieil after playing Indiana, Wisconsin, Drake, Georgia Tech, Carnegie Tech, Southern California and Northwestern. Playing conditions could not have been worse. The weather that froze 80,000 people dur- ing the game had already frozen the ground hard. The sensation of running on the fielil was that of running on rough ice. Moreover, a vicious wind whipped and swept over the gridiron. Glattly ' " ' ' s for the game -what can one say? — just a heartbreaking defeat jammed on top of others. With an Army team playing matchless, inspired football against which the most versatile and co-ordinated backfield in the game could not even threaten. Chance stepped in and did what the Irish could not do. Perhaps on comparative merit we should not have won the game, but we earned a very favorable tie. The most vaunted quartet of ball carriers in football struck something they had never met before a line which from end to end was invulnerable. Playing the entire game without a substitution Carlmark, Price, Humber, Miller, Hillsinger, Perry and Messinger smeared the second edition of the Four Horsemen as they had never been smeared before. The inspired play of the Cadet line was a Page Three Hundred and Ttteniy-four Pric revelation lo thousands who looked on in amaze- ment as play after play was stopped dead. Newspaper headlines describe the game graphi- cally. " Irish Defeat Army, 7-0, on Elder ' s 95-yard run. Notre Dame Halfback-Sprinter Intercepts For- ward in First Half and Scores Only Goal. South Benders. Playing Safe, Outclassed Rest of Game. " Army received to open the game. Murrel punted on the second down and Carlmark recovered, giving Army the ball on Notre Dame ' s 28-yard line. Here Army lost ground instead of gaining, and the Irish took the ball on their own 3(l-yard line. The rest of the period was spent near mid-held, with neither team having the advantage. In the seconil quarter Army penetrated to Notre Dame ' s 23-yard line, only to lose the ball on a grounded fourth-down pass. Then Perry blocked an Irish kick and Army took the ball on Notre Dame ' s 13-yard line. Cagle failed to gain. Murrel made two yards. On the next play Cagle trotted toward the right flank, then turned and tossed the ball diagonally across the line toward an Army man on the goal line. But Elder, holrler of the world ' s GO-yard sprint record, leapeil up in front of the Army man. snatched the ball from the air, and tore 95 yards for the only touchdown of the game. He had an even start with the Army defense, and burned up the sideline in a straight dash to the goal. No one touched him. (iarrideo kicked the point. Cagle ran the next kick-off back 25 ard anil a while later swept around the right flank for 35 more yard . Still neither team threatened before the half ended. The thir l quarter was played in mid-field as was the fourth. Cagle seemeil to be lo ose for one thrilling second when he ran back a punt 38 yards to Notre Dame ' s 34-yard line, but he was pulled down from behind. Neither team could make headway, Notre Dame played absolutely safe, and the wind proliibile l passing. The game ended with the South Benders in possession of the ball on their own 40-yard line. Not once during the contest, except on Elder ' s dash, diil the Irish gel within Army ' s 30-yard line. STANFORD 3t ARMY 13 This one was played over the bills and far away. Most of us were on Christmas leave and heard it over the railio. The team left the Point on December 18th: the game took place on December 28tli in Palo lto before a tremendous crowd of 90,000, after a few da " practice under inlen e heal in unny California. The game was a repetition of the preceding year ' s run-away in New York, except that Arnu made a conle t of it for one half. In the (ir t few minutes the Cadets scored after a long drive in which Murrel ' - plunging featured. Hutchinson mi cd the point. Then Stanford tied the score at (i-( . Mored a safety, anil later a touchdown to lead ]4-( . Cagle passed to Hutchinson late In the second quarter, and Hutchinson sped 20 yards to score. He kicked the goal, and the score stood I 1-13 at the half. However, Arm was through, wherea Stanford had just begun. The Cardinals ran reverses, deceptive passes in rapid, bewildering succession. Army could not cope with the deception and the second half approached a walk-away. Perhaps the intense heat had something to do wi remains that we took one sweet lacing. Mallov double reverses, spinners and power of the Westerners, and th our showing, but the fact " P. G. " Goes Him One Better Three Hundred and Twenty-five % Mandy buys some pottery at Albiuiiierque Desert Practice near Flagstaff, Arizona The Kaydet Special at Surf, Cal. The gang at I ' ulo Alto -| II IS jiiiiMiliLJiLiTi:TaTi:imii!!iL!iiLiiiiiiiT!:iT pii!iinrn L " j: Page Three Hundred and Twenty-six Page Three Hundred and Twenty-seven Page Three Hundred and Twenty-eight Page Three Hundred and Ttventy-nine [ X! PLEBE FOOTBALL THE RECORD Bellefonte Academy 7 Plebes 13 Perkiomen School Plebes 13 Mackenzie 6 Plebes 19 Wenonah Military Academy- 6 Plebes 53 KiSKIMI.NETAS ScHOOL 6 Plebes 6 Deain Academy 6 Plebes 37 MHE Class of " 33 has presented the Academy with its first undefeated Plebe team. This fighting squad has registered a perfect season against the strongest competition in Eastern scholastic leagues. After weeks of consistent practice under an able coaching staff headed by Lieutenant Bryan, the Plebes opened their season on October 9th with a 13-7 victory over Bellefonte Academy. A week later they met Perkiomen, another Pennsylvania team, which also fell before the onslaught, but it took a fighting Plebe team to check their various attacks. Having two victories to their credit, they were well prepared for their next foe, and Mackenzie was the victim. The Plebes won 19-6. Wenonah Military Academy appeared next and again the Plebes ran roughshod over their opponents for a 53-6 victory. The big game — Kiski School! For weeks the Cadets anticipated this game, and were in perfect condition, so while the big Army mide was suffering in defeat at Illinois, the spirited Plebes held the strongest scholastic team in the East to a 6-6 tie. The Plebes led until the last quarter when a Kiski player intercepted a pass and dashed for a touchdown. The result of the Kiski game had a decided effect on the team. They met their last foe of the season. Dean Academy, and scored a 37-6 victory. Such is the record of the proud Plebes. No team crossed their goal line more th an once. They totaled 141 points against their opponents ' 31. It is certain that this team will furnish material enough to fill up the gaps left bv the graduating class. THK VLVMK S(Jl AD Page Three Hundred and Thirty Page Three Hundred and Thirty-one ( (JACH ) Ak AMI (Im ' TAIN HUTCHIINSON I " age Three Hundred and Thirty-two BA!$KETBALL RESULTS OF THE SEASOX Delaware 21 Army 50 COLIMBIA 31 Army 37 Bl CKNELL 34 Army 47 Harvard 30 Army 25 PE-WSYLVAMA 21 Army 20 - evv Hampshire 25 Army 35 Massachusetts Aggies 24 Army 48 Colgate 30 Army 28 EST VlRGINL 36 Army 41 Pri ceto 33 Army 30 Amherst 25 Army 46 Johns Hopkins 17 Army 36 Carnegie 29 Army 49 Ohio State 31 Army 30 PiTTSBl RCH 39 Army 25 Valghn, Manafct ' r w HEN the final pun barked March 1 |, il founil Arm on the low end of a . ' i9-2. M-ore against the Golden Panthers of I ' itt-hiirsih I niver ilv. Thi game marked the -ixlli lo for the Cadet quintet out of fifteen starts. On the basis of these bare farts, it may seem that Army ' s season was a poor one. However, when il is ( ' oiisi lered that of the six games lost, two went to the opponents by one point, one by two points, one by three point s, and one by five points, it would appear that the results are better than is shown by a mere statement of games won and lost. These games were all dose, a point made here, a shot which might have counteil instead of rolling off these would have changed the winner. Only Pitt was able to run up a large score, and this only in the last five minutes, when Hyatt and his mates put on a beautiful exhibition which took them from a one-point to a fourteen-| oint lead. When the season starte.l. I.eo Novak had only three First Classmen on the squad. Dick Hutchinson. Captain. Howard McCoy, and Hob Wood, had been play ing for four years. He had a wealth of Second Classmen, however, Krueger, Sirother, Blanning. Messinger, Mansfiehl, and Malloy, around which to fashion his team. In addition. Coach Novak had a likely- looking bunch of Yearlings, which included Adams. Karnsworth. Stecker. Besson. Abell and Powell. Of these, Adams and Karnsworth were lost before the sea-on -tarleil with injuries or operations. The year saw several lombiiiation- Irieil before the most uccessful one was finally found. Several types of offense and defense were experimented with, but for the most of the time, the team stuck to the short pass break-and-block play which most teams seemed to favor this year, anil which embodies part of the Novak system anyway. Kor defense, both the " shifting- ball. " a type of zone defense in which the entire team plays the position of the ball, and the " man-to-man, " were used. It may be said that the team worked its lloor plays belter than any Army team has iluring the past four years. In adilitioii. the ball was obtained on the center tap. frequently, ilue to the height and reach of Sirother and Blanning. who did the jumping. The final and most effective combination was composed of Krueger and Stecker at the forward positions, Blanning at center, and Strolher and Abell at guards. In aildition. Coach Novak had capable substitutes in Hutchinson, Messinger, Malloy. Page Three Hundred and Thirty-three Wood, Mansfield, McCoy and Besson. Blanning was a " find " of the season, his work being such an improvement over that of last year that it won the center position for him, causing the shifting of Doc Slrolher to guard. This combination had effective guarding strength, a high- powered offense, in the dribbling of Abell, the long shots of Strother, the one-hand counters of Sleeker, the con- sistent passing of Blanning, and the brilliant southpaw shooting of Krueger. These men played the best ball that Army exhibited all season. The team played two or three games of which they should be unusually proud. The season started off with a bang when Delaware was smothered 50-21. The next week Columbia, later winners of the Eastern Intercollegiate League crown, came to the Point and went home with the short end of a 37-31 score. The third game was won from Bucknell, 47-34, and it looked as though the team was on the way to great things. Then came the trip to play Harvard, a team which had been badiv beaten bv Page Three Hundred and Thirly-joitr Coluiiibia. Army entered the game a bit overronfident ami paiii dearly for it. The Crimson went on a scoring spree, after being on the low side of a 10-1 srore for the first ten minntes, and pnlled away to a nice lead. Army came back in llic -erond half, but fell short of making up the needeil piiint- and Har ard won 3(l-2. " . On returning to West I ' oinI, the team entertained I ' ciHisylvania. anil finished one point behind in the dosol guarding game of the year. The final score was 21-2(1. The shooting of both teams was ragged and it was anybody ' s game until the final whistle. Then came victories over New Hampshire. . ' i. ' ).25, a very rough affair, and over Mas-achu-cll- gricultural College, lK-2t, before the en- counter with Colgate. This was a battle from the start anil although Army lost, . ' ill-28. the team played good ball. (hi the following Wednesday, February .Sih, Arnn played its best passing game of the year to win over the brilliant West Virginia quintet. 41-:i(). The cadet team -tarted off with a ru-h anil in five minutes the score wa- I JL ' lifiL Js ll!!| " " " ' ' illri Page Three Hundred and Thirty-five iiiidilf 1? ' mmMM Emmmm ' ■ " ' !! ij. 12-2. The Mountaineers uere not downed, however, and led by their captain. Glenn, rolled up baskets until the sfore stood at 35-all. Here the West Point team got down to business again and sewed up the game with a final spurt. This was a victory to be proud of. It was followed, however, by a loss to Princeton. At the New Jersey school, the Army team played as good a game as it had put up against West Virginia, but victory was denied them. Leading all the way until the last few minutes, they saw the Tigers jump into the lead and win 3.i-H0. This was a hard game to lose. The squad took it easy against Amherst and Johns Hopkins, both of whom it defeated. Then came another beautiful game. Army defeating Carnegie Tech, 49-29. The Cadet attack was well balanced and the powerful Skibos were unable to stop it. The first half ended 19-17. but Novak ' s charges flashed some real basketball to run up the score in the second period. The final two games were both well played and both ' iiiuiiiiiuii iiniiM iii n i m ii!! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiLiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiimmiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiini iifiimiiii i i ii iii ii iiii iii m iii iii i iii ii i ii ui i iii i i i iiu i i ii im ii n iiii ii i i iiii i iii i i ii i iiiin ii i i N i ii ii imiim i n ii im ii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiuillllllllllllUIIIIM Page Three Hundred and Thirty-six ,vent into the lo l (oluiiin. At Columbus the lead see- a vell for the majority of the sa ' " e « ' ' ' ' fi ' ' ' - ' ' io State an.l then Army liol.liiip the a.lvanlage. In a whirlwind liiii li the Ohioans ran up a five-point lead only to e.- rm come hack anil almost catch up. SleckerV ,hot frui.i :i dead run made ArniyV total just one shy of the require.l rminlur ami Ohio Stale won. :51-:?(l. It seemed the cIom- M-ore jinx was still trailing. In the finale the season had a fitting climax. The I ' ill team came to West Point with a record thai showed a .lefeat only at the hands of Syracu-e and ictories over nearly every important team in the Kast and Mnl- ' West. I ' or thirty minutes Army looked to he a possihle winner, for five more the game hung in the balance, then krueger wa- hurt as Strolher had heen the week before at Colum- l.u- and rittsl.urph gradually forged ahead to win by a , (unfortable margin. It was a great game and one which visitors deserved to win. Thus ended the season of l ' )29-:U) with a rerord of nine wins and six los-es. Page Three Hundred and Thirty-seven PLEBE BAI KETBALL RESULTS OF THE SEASON Mackenzie 30 Army 34 Stuyvesant High School 27 Army 18 Manlius 28 Army 20 Dean Academy 27 Army 28 Cook Academy 38 Army 22 Dartmouth Frosh 41 Army 29 M ootball season over, tlie Plebes turned their attention toward indoor sports in the gymnasium. Basket- ball was bv far the most popular. Coach Novak inaugurated with them the same system as was adopted by the football mentors. Terry, F. G., ably assisted by Adams, G. N., imparted to the Plebes all that they themselves knew of Leo ' s style of play. The schedule laid out for the Plebes was one which proved tough enough for any good varsity team with the lessons of a vear ' s play behind them. Of the six games officially scheduled, the Plebes managed to come home only twice with the bacon, taking Mackenzie Academy into camp. 34-30: and also Dean Academy to the tune of 28-27. However, the four defeats came only after hard and fast games with the best of prep school outfits. Ma nlius won 28-20 in a last minute rally, as did Stuyvesant High of New York City. The city boys won the count 27-18. Then came Cook Academy with a well coordinated team of stars to win 38-22. However, the best game of the season was the last one when the Dartmouth Frosh played a perfect game to win 41-29. As for the practice games, the Plebes won handily with large mar- gins. Mackenzie was the first to fall and then came Storm King High. Although not quite as successful in collecting victories as they were on the gridiron, the Plebes proved themselves to have plenty of good material for next year ' s varsity. Epler, the captain, learned the game out in sunny Kansas where it is played as it should be played. He held down the center posi- tion all season and is the most promising of the material for next season ' s quintet. Herb, of Plebe foot- ball fame, Vidal, and Gregory, all guards, displayed ability which should stand them in good stead in seasons to come. Starbird, Guiiiey, White and Clarke at the forward positions also showed such quality as to brand them as excellent material for future varsity berths. Only three vacancies will be available on the squad for these men, but they most certainly will force even the regulars to step to maintain their places of glory. JTfrTTf!!?? •-■.•- • " ' •■::: " " ' ■ " si ' . • ' .• . ' ■ ' S ■fl»WHP P« " P V A — 1 1 i 1 agggjjggtM THK PLEBE SQUAD Wi ' i I Page Three Hundred and Thirty-eight ' iiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiimniiiiiiinin iMiiiiiiiiiiuiimiuuiiriihimiiii.iii.iiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiii iii i i i ii i i iii ii i m i iiuiii i u i i ii m!ll i ! i !l i | !! l|i l ! i » ili M II! i L i inU i nill! l | I Jll l l| l llt!l ll ll| II U I [llliiUII!lUllillJUIJ«L Page Three Hundred and Thirly-nine T E X X I S 1 O 2 » THE SEASON IPepressing obstacles and early season setback were unable to prevent Army ' s racquet wieltler? from coming to their own and completing a diffi- cult schedule in a whirlwind fashion. Statistically the fortunes of the team were but moderate; ac- tually the results were extremely encouraging. The record of seven matches won to four defeats speaks for itself, but the true results of Coach Ward ' s first season will become more apparent in the coming campaign. Early outdoor practice was impeded by a dis- tressing dampness that characterized the begin- ning of April. As a result Haverford was met and defeated, 4-3, in but the third outdoor session. In this match. Helms, playing number one, looked like a potential star. His subsequent loss for the balance of the season was a staggering blow to the team ' s prospects. Notwithstanding these adverse circumstances, Washington and Jefferson were in turn tied and defeated. In the former match, Lewis, Stone, and Watson played their best games of the season. Three straight defeats followed. Columbia and New York University overpowered the less experienced Cadets by scores of 7-2, and 6-3. Cornell followed suit, but not until the last doubles match was over did the Ithacans have victory in their grasp. A momentary respite saw Army take M. I. T. into camp by capturing seven out of nine matches. The rally was short-lived, hawever, for soon afterwards a well-balanced Williams team administered to Army a 7-2 setback. The lessons gleaned from experience were put to good stead as the season drew to a close. Showing an I Schlatter, Manager. ' . ' iO Conch Ward and Captain Brooks Page Three Hundred and Forty mm ■ _ ' V Stone, Captain " 29 all-ruuii(l improvement in style and steadiness, the Army courtmen disposed of Colgate, Amherst, and Fordliain in successive meets. (rradiiation takes Captain Stone, Gri -r. and Evans from tlic squad, but with a stron : array of Plehes and five rcfiuiar siufiies men i)ack. Captain-elect Brooks -hoiild lead a stron " aflfirecation tlirou ii tlic next RESULTS OF THE SEASON HWKRKORII H (rKOKC.K W VMIIN(.T )N 4 X ASIII (,T ) M) Jkkkkr ( % 2 Coi.lMBIA 7 New York U. 6 CORNEI.I. 5 M. I. T. 2 Williams 7 COLCATK 1 Amiikrst 4 fordhavi 2 Army 4 Army 4 Army 5 Army 2 Army ' . Army 4 Army 7 Army 2 Army 5 Army ' -i Army 7 Rothschild The Sqiad limiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiir iinjiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnuiiiiiiiMMii, Page Three Hundred and Forty-one Xm.Mi ' LV tiiKillin great expectations, tlic 1929 golf team had a most successful season. In fact, the golfers turned in the hest record ever made hy an Army golf team, and a record as good as that of any team in the Academy. In view of the wretched practice conditions, this accomplish- ment is particularly noteworthy. Opening the season against Georgetown, the Intercollegiate Cham- pions, in Washington, the team lost all but one point. McAIeer snatched the single tally in the second four-ball contest by winning the eighteenth hole. From the Georgetown meet straight through the season the team was victorious in every meet. Lafayette fell the following Saturday, and M. I. T. bowed the next week. Then the team defeated Colgate and Union on successive Saturdays, and ended the season by crushing Fordham, 11-1, in an eight-man match. One of the outstanding players all season was Parker, T. W.. whose excellent play proved valuable week after week. Since Parker looked good in practice, Mr. Canausa took him on the Georgetown trip. Parker 1 remarkably well by himself and the team, shooting a neat 79 over the long Congressional course to lead the Army scorers. This perform- ance gained him a regular berth at No. 2, where he went through the season with four wins against two losses. Parker ' s team-mate, Blanchard, held down the No. 1 position for the third straight year. Against the best men of the opposing teams he won four times and lost twice — once to Maurice McCarthy, Jr., of Georgetown, who shot two under par to beat the Army golfer. Blanchard and Parker teamed together remarkably well. RESULTS OF THE SEASON ii Freddie Canausa, Coach Blanchard, Captain, ' 30 RuESTovv, Manager, ' 30 IMl Page Three Hundred and Forty-two I ' ARkKU, T. . At No. i Keeler. team captain, played hi u ual ron- " islenl golf, uiiiniiig four out of six. anil pullin;: the M. 1. T. meet out of the (ire hy winning his four-ball match on the nineteenth hole. On this hole Keeler misseil his drive, which ended in the rough. However, he slashed a beautiful iron 111 the edge of the green. chi|ipeil up to five feel, ami holed the putt for his par while both hi- opponents missed their [lutls for a half. Keeler ' s running male. McAleer. proved to be a find for Coach Canausa. Mi- leer hidd down the No. 1 [uisition all season, and for a man hopelessly in love, played remarkable golf to win four matches out of six. (larrithers and Ruestow broke into the line-up twice, both lo-ing to (ieorgetown and winning from Fordham. Slunkard and Chard, manager, came into the limelight in the eight-man meet with Fordham, when both won over- whelmingly by 8 anil 7. Next year the arsity, losing only Keeler, will be strength- ened by the addition of several men from the Plebe squad. ■ onng will undoubtedly make a strong bid for a Varsity berth while Hartshorn and Mather are the remainder of the I ' lebe quartet who will dig divots for positions on what will lie the -lrongi--t team rnn ha- ever turned out. McAl.F.ER Page Three Hundred and Forty-three PISTOL 1 !l 2 » PISTOL SCHEDULE, 1929 Opponent Army 71st Infantry 1,285 1.42S N. J. Stale Police 1,446 1,414 N. Y. Cil Police 1,445 1.414 N. Y. State Police 1,443 1,414 Penna. Stale Police 1,436 1,414 Princeton University 1,397 1,414 University of Missouri- 1,461 1.414 University of Iowa ' 1,389 1.414 University of Oregon 1,431 1.435 Troop " D " 1,317 1,424 Culver Military Academy 1.447 1,438 Purdue University 1,447 1,412 Old Guard 1,272 1,434 156th Field Artillery 2,390 2,836 N. Y. State Police 1,437 1,418 Princeton University 1,373 1,434 Telegraphic Match. r, Matches Won, 8: Matches Lost, 8. MiiE Army Pistol Team faced a peculiar coiiflition this year. With scores consistently higher than before, it found the same improvement in its opponents. Shoulder to slioulder matches saw but one defeat, but the telegraph brought lots of bad news. The five-man team was almost entirely composed of men with but little match shooting experience. Moore, H., Vickrey, Kromer, Wall, T, F., and Hill, G. E., were the faithful five, with Fitch, Harding, Haas, and Herman as the substitutes to keep the home competition keen. In nearly every case they showed themselves as cool-headed, steady shots on whom the strain of a close shoot was wasted. LlhL ll•,. A T Co R. D Conch Page Three Hundred and Forty-lour Wall, T. r u - dff J K- ■ _;■-- . :5 s, -c: As ijiiests of the New Jersey State Police at Tren- ton, tlie team saw and sliot against some of the most |) i verfiil oriianizations in the East. Their hiist. (Colonel H. i . Schwarzkopf, Superinten h ' nt of tlic New Jersey State Pohce, was also tlieir most (hm- fierons single oppotii-nt. Mis liospitahtv anil the marksmanship of his team ill not soon he tor- gotten. Lt. i ' j. Bryan Coiirafl. ( XTii er in Charge, was very active and is in a large measure responsihle for the showing of the tiam. (Cadets (iilhert and .Svkes. as captain and manager, were most effective in keeping the dcaduood out and getting the deail shots in. The Squad Page Three Hundred and Forly-five RIFLE 19 2 9 RESULTS OF THE SEASON Virginia Military Institute Essex Troop, N. J. N. G. 71st Infantry, N. Y. N. G. Fort Orange Post, No. 30 102nd Engineers, N. Y. N. G. Old Guard 2010 Army 2116 2227 Army 2293 ( New Academy Reionl I 2254 Army 2294 ( New Academy Record I 2157 Army 2304 ( New Academy Record ) 2221 Army 2255 1219 Army 1305 Mhe most military of Army ' s 19 sports in its direct ap- plication is rifle. Unsung and unheralded, the twenty-four Cadets, who daily make their way to the Polo Flats to carry on what seems to most of us but a continuation of arduous military routine, have done as much for the fur- therance of West Point ' s reputation as have any of their fellows upon more advertised squads. Not widely known to the follower of sport via the grandstand and newspapers, rifle is that one form of competition in which the Academy must perforce excel. An unsuccessful football or track season can be accounted for and condoned, yet an even moderately successful rifle season, computed on the basis of matches won and lost, cannot be countenanced at the cradle of the American military profession. The 1929 season was, as usual, most successful. Under the careful and expert coaching of Captain Macon and the able leadsrship of Cadet Milwit, the team won all five of its dual matches with several of the leading colleges and service units in the East, and finished an undefeated sea- Morrow, S. L. Captain Macon Coach ! Three Hundred and Forty-six (!kI lk ll VNK I K PI ' 11 1 IN NH{-. ( . VMI ' S 1HH -on li a nio?t brilliant hoMin5; in the annual matclie! ' at C ainp Smith. Individually, the team members showeil ex- cellent spirit and a willingness to work that enabled the coai ' hes to do wonders with its material. Despite adverse weather conditions and shortage of lime available for prac- tice, an early start and diligent application to irksome fundamentals produce l an array of crack shots from wlii( li li choose the representatives for the first meet. V. M. I. was the first victim. " The West Point of lii.- South " noted for its superlative excellence in things niili- lary. would ha e liked nothing better than to turn back an .Army rifle team. The meet was held at Lexington. r __. irginia, where .Army ' s sharpshooters broke all possible ■■fl records, both team and inilividual, on a strange course. V Fulton, firing in his first meet, and Ewbank, mainstay of M M the 1928 team, were the individual luminaries for West 1 ' Point in an impressive victory. At home, on successive weeks, the 71st Infantry, 102nd Kngineers, Fort Orange, and Old Guard teams were by the accuracy of the Army riflemen. The climax of the season cunie with the team matches at Camp Smith, during June Week. Firing against the be and National Guard shots of the Eastern seaboard, .Army look a major part of the glory by capturing the coveted ( ' Trophy, coming within one point of annexing the MrAlpin Prize, and finishing a close second in the team matches. Kwbank, a star for two seasons, is the leader for 1930. His experience in competition and untiring devotion to should pilot the wealth of veteran material to even greater victories during the coming year. t Regular ruikshank the sport . lUIH The Sql. d Page Three Hundred and Forty-seven !$ O € € E R RESULTS OF THE SEASON Lafayette St. John ' s McGiLL Western Maryland 1 Haverford 2 Dartaioi ' th 1 Springfieli) 2 Lehigh 2 Army Army 3 Army Army 1 Army Army 2 Army 2 Army 1 Mhe Army Soccer Team of 1929 possessed all the qualities necessary to emulate the championship eleven of 1927. The material was good and the spirit high. Experienced men were available for every position, and there was a wealth of excellent reserves at hand. Yet, the season was disappointing. Army took but two of the eight games on its schedule. Three ties and three defeats completed the record. Despite all of this, the team looked good. The margin of defeat was never great, and the aggressiveness and team play were all in Army ' s favor in every contest. Discounting the loss of the captain-elect and three regulars from the prospective line-up, the probable reason for the mediocre showing was the prolonged pre- season work-out. This carried the men too early by several weeks to the peak at which they could not remain. Staleness is the only term that explains Army ' s playing. Streaks of brilliant form, contrasting with ugly patches of ragged play, made the team appear unusually strong even in defeat. The Cadets ' good form sufficed to keep the ball constantly around the opponents ' goal, but crucial errors turned near victories into defeats. The first game of the year was with Lafayette. Possessing a veteran team, the visitors spent fullv four- fifths of the game on the defensive. On four occasions the invading team made short-lived dashes down the field to bring the ball within scoring distance, only to have it lost before any damage was done. Credit for Army ' s superiority in this game belongs almost entirelv to the back-field which, contrary to expecta- Page Three Hundred and Forty-eight Stone. A. C tions, loomefl a? one of tlie strongest defensive units in years. In niiil-fiekl the kiik-an l-run game of Coach Marchan l proved effective in advancing the ball, but in the eneniv zone the best efforts of the Army backs were of no avail. The final punch to score was lacking and the game ended without either side scoring. On the following week . t. .lohn ' s of Brooklyn journeyed to the plains. The Brooklyn eleven held a 2 to lead at the end of the first half, but the Cadets li l not p.rniit this to discourage them. Gaining speed and tr tigth as the plav went on. the Cadets eleven reached full stride in the third period and evened the -core before the game ended. Two extra periods of li e iniiiules each permitted Army to push over the w inning goal. In the next two ganu-s of the season Army did not fare so well. Western Maryland ' s early lead and slnbborn lefense gave them a tie against a siijierior Dll.iisive team, and the cool and careful dribbling play f Mc(;ill I ni ersily played complete lunoc with rmv kick-and-rnn ganu- and resulle.l in the Cana- ilian- annexing a victory in the closing minutes ol a rather slow contest. (knucs with Hav rford. .Springfield and Dart- mouth resulted in a defeat, a tie. and a victory, respec- livclv. The t.am was at its potential weakest. The eleven liial took tile field against Springlield was a far dilVerent aggregation from that which had opened the season a month and a half earlier. Academics and Page Three Hundred and Forty-nine ;. m£M 353 - 1 WM Yates injuries caused an almost entirely new forward line to take the field in these last contests, hut the result of the chan ;es was hetter than anticij)ated. The offen- sive hecanie more spirited although inexperience resulted in many a lost opportunity. However, the few errors of the backs inevitahly seemed to result in scores for the opponents. The trip to Lehin;h closed the season. Again the measure of the Cadets was taken: this time hy a score of 2 to 1. A frozen field proved disconcerting to Army with its style of play, wherein speed and aggressiveness are paramount, and for three periods the Cadets were hopelessly bewildered. A last-quarter rally netted one goal, but the final whistle fomid Lehigh retaining its margin of victory. The 1929 soccer team was not brilliantly power- ful, but it was far from weak. Erratic and inconsistent play at crucial moments alone prevented it from the outstanding success that it deserved. Granted a share of the breaks. Coach Marchand sliould mold from the really promising material a fine team that will more than compensate for the reverses of the past season. Praband B ' ' ' ,d| i m .. A ' ij Blii ■i Bp»55 ' l ' - ■ i colli ' ni b 111 I AIiIh I Cnl INK SOI l) Page Three Hundred and h ' ijiy WRESTLING RESULTS OF THE SEASON Washington and Lee 22 Army 10 Indiana 26 Army 6 Franklin Marshall I814 Army III 2 Tufts 9 Army 19 Harvard 23 Army 11 University of Penn. 11 Army 21 Davidson 3 Army 27 Columbia Univ. 19 Army 11 MllE loss of most of the regulars in tlie heavier weights, ami the absence of eandidates for these vacant posi- tions because of the extended football season, were two liea -ii blows to the wrestling squad this year. As a result, the team got o(T to a very poor start, losing the first three meets by large scores. They received another set-back when they went to Cambridge to wrestle Harvard, but eveneil up the season by taking the rest of the contests from fairly strong teams. A large number of men turned out in l)e( Mnber. and the competition for all positions was stiff. Monim, of last vear ' s C stpiail. led llic I I .l pimndcrs easily, and turned out to be one of the l)est men on the scpiad. He wrestled in all the meets, and lost only one bout, that one on time advantage. .Stroker, a letter man from last year, and Adams worked in the 12. -pound class. In Adams, Tom .lenkins foimd a real threat to any team. Although he wrestled in oiiK llie last three meets of the season, he threw his opponent each time. In the ]3. -pound class, Fisher proved himscdf the best man for the position by defeating Miller, J. A., and Crisham consistentlv. Hi- lost the first two meets, but after a week ' s rest he came back and took the next five bouts, three of them iiy falls. Fisher was clearly the outstanding man on the team, and because of this, was elected captain of next year ' s squad. Heitman, Manager ■ ' Tom " Jenkins, Coach, and Packard, Captain iiiiuimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiniiiiimiMiMiiiiiiiim i i i mn i i iii m i] i iiii] jiMi i mi ii iiimiinmnnmmii ii iiu nnnr Page Three Hundred and Fifty-one f) Packard, this year ' s captain, had a poor season. He weakenefl liiniself too much by getting down to weight for the first two meets; then an injured shouhler prevented him from repeating last year ' s feats on the mat. After a week ' s rest he went up a weight and Smellow took over the 145-pound position. In the six meets in which he was entered Smellow won four and lost the other two on time advantage. Packard replaced Folk in the 155-pound class. The next three classes were those affected by the footljall trip to California. Tlie first meet was on I Page Three Hundred and Fijty-two .lanuarv lltli. atiil iioiit- (if the caiidiflate cimld jict out until the 6th. However. Bradley aiul Kenny, of last year ' s s |ua(l. and Jamison, of last year ' s C s(|uad. went into the first meet, hut lost. |{raille retained his position until injuries forced him out. wiien .laniison took his place. Hillsinfier and Murrei hattled weekly for the IT. ' i-poiMid berth Nilli Murnd ha in;i the edi;e imtil he found inakiuf: wei ;lit too didicult. Kxcept I ' or two meets Parhain tried to till Louie Haunuack ' s place in the iica vueifiiit class. He lost two of six houts. hut s«-emcd to imjiroM- more silii ( icii meet. THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Fifty-three . BOXING RESULTS OF THE SEASON M. I. T. 1 New Hampshire 2 Temple University 1 V. M. I. Georgetown N. Y. U. Yale West Virginia Army 6 Army 5 Army 6 Army 5 Army 4 Army 4 Army 5 Army 3 A M OR : even consecutive weeks the ringmen defeated everything that came against them. N. Y. U., always a strong opponent, went home on the sliort end of a 4-3 score. Yale, too, came down to the Point and took one on the chin, 5-2. With the last meet a few days away, the boxing team was practically certain of an undefeated and an untied season, for West Virginia was the last opponent, and N. Y. U. had beaten the Mountaineers 6-1 the week previous. And thus on Friday afternoon the battlers headed South. Sunday morning at breakfast it was announced that West Virginia had beaten Army 4-3. Davis won the opener. Morrow dropped the 125- pound bout in an extra round. Bell lost the lightweight encounter. Roller was beaten in the fourth round, Little came through with a win, and Woodward was outpointed and Coughlin won. Figure that one out! The season opened with M. L T. meeting Army at West Pouit. Army won, 6-1. The following week New Hampshire went down, 5-2. Then on successive Saturdays Temple lost 6-1, V. M. I. lost 5-2, Georgetown lost 4-3, N. Y. U. lost 4-3, and Yale lost 5-2. On March 8th, West Virginia did her stuff to close the season. Roller, 145-pound class, made what was perhaps the most impressive record of the season. Although among his opponents were some of the toughest of the intercollegiate array, the Deacon won sLx out of eight battles. Against Temple, he fought the captain of the visiting team three rounds to a draw, then went on Mr. Cavanaugh, Coach King, L., Laptnin Broom. Managfr ■r r i Page Three Hundred and Fifty-four liKO N. K. 1., to win liandily in the extra frame. In the Georgetown meet lie l)()xe l — and hoxed is the word — the Inter- eollefiiate Champion to what was anybody ' s fifrht. The cliampion reeeived the decision. Ajrainst ale. Roller fouiiht and rlefeated another captain in a furions hoiit, hut at ' est irjiinia the Mountaineer captain received the decision after an extra roinid. Brown, E. L., oaptain-elect. and Bell did some •ireat li;;hting at 1,35 pounds. These two, apfMariiif; altcrnatelv except in the opening: meet when ixitli fou :ht. won eifiht of nine honts. Brown fought four times and lost not at all — which makes twelve houts in his career, all victories. Bell hoxed five limes and lost oidy once. In the ll.i-pouml division. Davis. . 1).. faced a line-up of opponents as capahle as those Roller lought. lie lost three very close ones, making his season ' s total live lost and three won. It takes courage to fight, week after week, the best men in the collegiate game. Three men represented Army at 12.5 pounds. Page Three Hundred and Fifty-five . m McGoweii won one and lost one, Wirak lost one, while Morrow won two and lost two. In the 155-pound division. Little captured five of eight houts, two of which were lost on extremely close decisions. King, team captain, fought three times and won invariahly. Two of his bouts were at 165 pounds, and one at 175 pounds. In the last he won a sweet battle to give Army a 4-3 edge over N. Y. U. Emery, subbing for King, who was kept out with a broken hand, won one and lost one. Woodward, 175 pounds, fought eight bouts, won six — two by absolutely cold K. O. ' s — and lost two. He relied on his punch, not his boxing ability. Coughlin, who was deficient practically all season, fought twice and won two fast battles in the heavyweight class. He looked awfully good. Page Three Hundred and Fifty-six S li% I M M I X G RESULTS OF THE SEASON Lehigh Delaware Colgate Pittsburgh Columbia Dartmoith Brown FORDHAM 21 8 12 25 38 36 24 20 Army 41 Army 54 Army 50 Army 37 Army 24 Army 26 Army 38 Army 42 i LTHOUGH Army ' s swiininers had the most ambitious schedule on record at the Academy, they completed the season with only two defeats. The Cadets won six meets and lost two close meets to Dartmouth and Cohnnhia by defeats in the relay event. With re ;ard to individual performances, the Army team was, without a douht. the most versatile fxroiip of swinuners since the institution of the aquatic sport at West Point. Hartshorn, a earlin;;, was the indi- vidual star. He nuiteriailv lowered the record in tiic 440 and .-liari ' il lionors with Davis, W. A., and Tiinberlake in the 100 and 50-yard dashes, respectively. Webster, another earlinp. consistently cracked the back-stroke mark; and Davis, after seeing his own mark in the 100 broken by Hartshorn, established another record in this event. Arniv won the season ' s opener with Lehifih by 41 to 21. The feature of this meet was Hartshorn ' s record- breaking feat in the 440-vard swim. Tlie Cariini; led (Captain (iarton to the tape by several yards, both men bettering the old time. The (Cadets next van(piished Delaware in an une(piai contest by a 56 to 6 score. Not one visitor placed better than third. Hartshorn and (iarton again furnisiu-d the excitement when they swam a record-breaking dead heat in the 440. The judges, however, decided thai Hartshorn was a sha le ahead. Webster likewise swam six seconds under the standing record for the back-stroke. Mr. Nill, Coach Page Three Hundred and Fifly-seven Davis, W. A. In defeating Colgate 50 to 12, the Army tankmen almost duplicated their work of the preceding week by cleaning up in all hut one event. The single hright spot in an otherwise uninteresting contest was Wehster ' s effortless shaving of one-fifth of a second from his week-old record. The first real competition of the season was encountered when the ever strong Pittsburgh mermen invaded the Point. With two of its stars, Garten and Webster, on the bench. Army was able to win by taking the relay in record time. The score of this meet was 35 to 27. The closely contested meet was also featured by Hartshorn ' s and Davis ' s dual in the 100-yard dash. Both men broke the hitter ' s record with Hartshorn leading slightly. At this point in the season adversity set in. Columbia ' s star aggregation, led by Olympite Ruddy, took its dual meet by a 38 to 24 score. An unfortunate turn in the relay when Army was leading cost the Cadets a victory. Ruddy and Hartshorn led the meet with two firsts apiece. Dartmouth handed Army its second defeat in the meet at Hanover a week later. Army took four out of the first six events, but the home team kept within striking distance with a monopoly of seconds and thirds. The final and deciding event, the relay, gave the Green a victorv bv inches. Thk Relay Team Established New Academy Record Page Three Hundred and Fifty-eight I The last two meets of the season showed Army at its best aijaitist stroiifr oppo- sition. Brown, New Knfihind Intercollegiate (-ham| ions. who marred Army ' s otherwise perfect slate in 1929, and F ' orflham. vamiuishers of (lolunihia and the pick of the Metropolitan area, were the victims. Hro«n was outclassed despite excellent jterformances of its three stars. Hall. Arnold and Brace. The latter, incitientallv. was tile only man In win the diviiif; event from Army representatives diirinj; the season. Bra e duplicated his feat of last year in which he ruined Allan ' s record of strai :ht victories. For lhani presented little threat to Army after tlie first several events, and a victory in the relay was not needed to win the meet. Garton, swimminir second to Fordham ' s ace in the 4t0, finished his brilliant career at the Academy with his reputation as the jireatest est Point swimmer still inta ' t. In his final race he broke the old record hv six seconds, but lost first place by a scant margin. Tiinberlake was another capable performer. The star dash man ' s (piarantine for a jiortioii of the season prevented him from breaking his own record in the 5fl-yard dash, but did not keep him from makin : several excellent performances. Leary proved a consislenl di cr. and l.andon finished his swiiiiinin : career by excellent work in the breast stroke. THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Fifty-nine HOCKEY RESULTS OF THE SEASON CONNECTICLT AoGIES Army 3 Williams 2 Army 2 Massachusetts Aggies 3 Army 5 Bates Army 2 Colgate 2 Army 2 Verimont 2 Army 7 Marquette 5 Army 1 New Hampshire 4 Army 2 St. Stephens Army 3 R. M. C. 5 Army 3 R. P. I. Army 1 fit-. XmT last Army has a hockey team! Not that the record is as brilliant as we hope and believe will be made during the next few years, but that it is a record which proves that victorious hockey teams can be developed here. And those who have followed the varied fortunes of West Points hockey teams can testify to the importance of such proof. Remember it was not so long ago when many claimed that good hockey teams would be forever an impossibility for Army because of weather conditions and lack of experienced material. The weather man has been foiled by using the Bear Mountain rink, and more experienced hockey players are being found in each succeeding Plebe class. Next year ice facilities will be even further improved by the completion of the Athletic Association rink now being built near Lusk Reservoir. The record of the season, in brief, is eleven games played, of which six were won, two lied, and three lost. The games won were won in a clean-cut manner through teamwork and hard play. The skating displayed was only average, though Lindquist, the versatile center, owed much of his success to the fast and tricky manner with which he could get down the ice. The games tied were a credit to the team, for the team never accepted a tie score until the final whistle of the extra period had blown, and the opponents that did force an undecisive score were of the calibre that in previous years have thoroughly defeated the local skaters. Now for the games lost. Though the sting of defeat was sharp, none left a feeling of humiliation, for the Army skaters were defeated in no case by an overwhelming score and the victorious teams were all in the A or B-1 hockey groups. ClIALAIERS, Mnna vr LiM)Qi i T, Captain, AND " Ray " Marchand, Coach » 4 if Page Three Hundred and Sixty Cain, J. A. W jt,K . J. K.. The season started off auspiciously on January Itli »ilh the defeat of (lonneetirut Ajigies by a store of IMI. It was a good jianie to win for it developed self-ronfidence anil the kno vled;;e that fianies can be won when lessons in team- work are actually applied. It aKo showed the team that they hail a wonderful jioalie in Waters, who i;uariled the goal so well that the team could think more in terms of offense than of defense. The next fi-ame loomed large on the hockey calendar, for the opponent. W illiaius. was redoubtable indeed. Thoujih the game resulted in a tie at 2 all, the conlidence in the Arm camp wa- further enhanced since all knew that the ear previous Army had suffered total defeat at the hands of Williams. Theii on successive Saturdays Massachusetts Apgies and Bates were met and van iuisheil ,v3 and 2-(l, the Bates victory bein}; especially sweet since it avenged a bad defeat of the previous year. .Another tie was the result of the (Colgate game. Then after defeating eriuont b the big score of 7-2, . riny received their wor-t defeat of the season at the hands of Maripielte. who this ear had one of the best teams in the W est. The score wa l-.i. On February l.Stli the team traveled to Durham to play New Hampshire, and received another set-back to the tune of 2-t. Then the team came out of the One of the Ficw Games the Kaydets Saw Page Three Hundred and Sixty-one mr ' i Darcy slump to vanquish St. Stephens 3-fl. On February 22n(l the climax of the season was reached when the Royal Military College of Canada came here for the annual game between the two military academies. The game was important not only as an international event, but as an exceptionally well-played hockey match. A large gallery, including eight hundred Cadets taken by busses to the rink at Bear Mountain, saw a clean and hard-fought game with every period packed with thrills. Lindquist, Waters, Roths- child. Goodrich, Tapping, Cotter, Darcy and Carter all played for Army, and displayed some really good hockey. R. M. C. finally won by a score of 5-3. The score was tied 3-3 in the last period when Lindquist made a goal, completing the work that Rothschild and Goodrich did in the second period. But Storms and Irvins each put one in for R. M. C. and clinched the victory for Canada. The final game of the season ended with Army victor over Rensselaer Polytech by a 1-0 score. It was the final game of Army hockey for Lindquist and Rothschild. They will be missed badly, but there are capable underclassmen to take their places. " Ray " Marchand, the coach, is to be congratulated for the wonderful improvement which the Army pucksters showed this season. Cotter -T 1 1 ■ ! n Y 1 ■■ i mi ■ 1- ' 1 ■ 1 1 t ' :! Carter, M. S. THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Sixty-two I POLO RESULTS OF THE SEASON Spring PRI CETO 3 Army 10 Harvard 11 Army 10 Yale W 9 titer Army 3 305th Cava Iry 7 Army 17 Sqladron •A ' 10 Army 11 Fort Ethan Alle 6 Army 16 Essex Troop 9 Army 11 VI.K 12 Army 10 Har ari) Army 24 Harvard IV2 Army 16 P. M. C. 7 Army 12 Princeton 9 Army 12 IntvrcoUi ' gitttv Yale 51 2 Army 7 Princeton lO ' i Army 5I 2 ) llie time ihis arlirle is printeil Army ! lioulil have placed either first or sei-oiid in the Inlercollesiate Indoor Polo tournament, whirh is to he played in New York, Marrh 22d an l March 2 " )th. The outlook is very favorable for a champion- ship Army team. The Kaydet trio is scheduled to play Yale on March 22d and then, in the event of a victory, to meet the winner of the Harvard-Princeton-Pennsylvania Military Collejie firoup in the finals on March 29th. Yale is the only ihreatenini; adver.-ary. her two-poal victory during the winter season having been the single blot on the Army escutcheon. Since that game the Army team ha shown extraordinary improvement. In polo circles she is considered a strong contender for the intercollegiate title, though her hid for honor will uiiipiestioualily be weakened by the small size of the New Ork pla ing field. All four of the other ((dlege entrant are accustomed to practice and play in halls no larger than the tournament ground-, whereas Army enjoy- the mixed ble -ing of play in a far larger riding hall. J. F. Haskell. Captain; F. F. Wing and C. A. Krandt will represent Army at the tournament. . rmy placed third in the outdoor polo intercollegiates of 1929. which were played olT at the Philadelphia Countrv Club. Matthews, Harkins. Ha-kell and Hughe- played one. two, three and back respectively. The team lo-t its first game to Page Three Hundred and Sixty-three Wing Princeton and won a ftreniiou. ii lor o er I ' . M. C. for the Consolation. The 1929 outdoor season included games with Princeton, Yale, Harvard and the Governor ' s Island Officers Team. Army heat Princeton at West Point and the Governors Island trio at Governor ' s Island. Harvard brought her own ponies to West Point, winning a close, exciting game. The Army team traveled to New Haven to lose a fast game to ale. Graduation took its toll of the 1929 team, willi the result that when Captain Gerhardi took over the coaching duties of Major Caperton only one first team player, J. F. Haskell, remained. With Haskell as captain and No. 3, Captain Gerhardt proceeded Id build a new and stronger team. Wing played al No. 1, Brandt at No. 2, and Beebe at back. Brandt. Haskell and Wing composed the first team during the 1929-30 indoor season. Cusack, Rodgers and Beebe were the second team, and Thinnes, Anderson and Grunert made up the third team. " ' Dick " Parker managed the squad. . Page Three Hundred and Sixty -I our The indoor polo schedule for 1929-3(1 inrluiled jianies with the 1111 1 (Cavalry in New York, Squadron " A, " F, ex Troop. Harvard at West Point, ale. P. M. r... Harvard at C.andiridjie. and Princeton. Army took ever paine except the ale sianie. lirandt and Ha kell denion lralint: lirilliani |da throughout the ea on. Bran h ' reckle» ridinj; and powerful hittinj!, Haskell ' s eompeteni backing, and Wing ' s consistent play at No. 1 were powerful factors in a successful season. Captain (ierhardt inaugurati-d a I ' oaching system la t fall wliii ' li will unipiestionahly aid in producing stronger Army teams. He stressed fundamentals of riding and hitting instead of actual play. This stem. applied to the Plehe team, had exceplionallv good results. The Plehe team won a decisive victory over ale Freshmen in F ' ebruary. Thayer, Sudduth and Scott |ila ed first team, with Gibbs, Giflfin and Travis in reserve. THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Sixty-five m FENCING RESULTS OF THE SEASON Washington Square Fencers Club 9 Army 8 Lafayette 6 Araiy 11 Harxard 8 Araiy 9 Yale 7 Army 10 COLUMBLA 8 Army 9 Rutgers 1 Army 16 J. Sanford Saltus 13 Army 14 J h mRMY " s fencing team this year was a great success. With the exception of the first meet of the season, one victory after anotlier fell to our team. We defeated every intercollegiate team of any importance in the East, especially did we hand Yale a setback for the second time in nine years. On the next week-end we defeated Harvard, 9-8, which, in a minor way, made up for the losses suffered in football. At the beginning of the season, the team was strong in epee and sabre. The foils showed signs of weak- ness, but after the first few meets they improved and showed evidence of marked co-ordination. In the Semi- Finals and in the National Finals the foils will rank among the best in the country. Welile has changed from epee to foils. He has shown that he will give a good fight in anv foils contest. His lightning attacks and defensive bearing remind us of how he helped win the Epee Championship in 1928. Heiss is still in good form and will bear watching next year. He has been defeating all newcomers both amateur and professional. - -m I Mr. Dimond, Couch Wehle, Captain Geoffrey, Manager I Page Three Hundred and Sixty-six t asS ' " . " ' sisrir Mtiir Weber, F. R. The sabre team created all the exritement (hiring tlie past season. In every meet so far their bouts were a pleasure to watch. East, witli his flasliy Itanilolier strokes, and Kunzig, the savage swordsman, never failed to arouse enthusiastic interest from the spectators. Vi e expect to see all three weapons do good work in the National Finals. Vt e also expect to sec the Cup and one or two individual championships come along home with the team. It would be iiard to pr( dict ihi- resulls of the Finals, but if one may judge by the victories of the past season w - are sure to place very liigli in tile competition. Mitchell. H. V. THE SQUAD . Page Three Hundred and Sixtr-seven G Y M X A S I IJ M RESULTS OF THE SEASON Princeton 301 2 Army 231 M. I. T. 301 2 Army 2314 Dartmouth 28 Army 26 McGiLL 6 Army 30 BOWDOIN 3 Army 51 Colgate 3 Army 51 New York U. 23 Army 31 imLLEZ-OOP! ' " Put a little more whoopee in that kip, " says Mr. Dohs: and once more the weary gymnast tries his luck on the apparatus. Whether the onlookers realize it or not, a good exercise means many weeks of work in preparation, unless one is a born gymnast. " Jackie " Poole is our idea of one who was born that way. This year the squad has done wonders in spite of difficulties. Unable to arrange a schedule until late in the vear, our " gymers " were forced to stage the first meet at Princeton. For better success the trip shovild be reserved for the last. Poor time on the rope and defeat on the rings lost the Princeton meet 301 9 to 2314. March 1st the apparatus and three teams were crowded behind the net in the gymnasium with a basketball game on the other side. In this triangular meet Army lost to Dartmouth, 28 to 26, but defeated M. I. T., 301 4 to 231 4. Helms fell off the horizontal bar doing the giant swing and almost caused us heart failure. McGill and Bowdoin Colleges next in line proved easy prey. Colgate and N. Y. U. on the same day provided another triangular meet; the last meet of the season on April 5th. N. Y. U. has a one-man team, namely Witzig, the intercollegiate champion and Olympic star. Page Three Htiniln ' d itnd Sixty-eijiht I ' SWOFFORD Curcio, ciiptaiii of the . (|iia(l, was high jjoiiit mail this year and as such was awarded the Fisher Memorial at the Atlilctie Review during June Vk fek. His work on the horizontal and parallel hars consistently took at least one first place per meet and more often two. Other ietternien this year are: Carter, Lotiirop and ates. The men who took places in competition are: SwoflFord, Beasley, Carlisle. Helms. Motlierwell. oung. Ford, Steele and Wiseman. Lieutenant Tansey, ofTicer-in-charge, and Mr. Dohs, liave heeii of crcat service to the team. THE SQUAD Page Three Hundred and Sixty-nine niMiinMiiiiiiiiiiiriiwimiiiMiiiiiiniiiMiiiiiMi iiftl t r " C ONQ I fl i " " " " " iiiiiniiinj iiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiii nuiiULnnNiimmnimrTTmimnmiu 3 Richard Churchill Hltciilnson, President ok ihk Class of 1930 and Wearer OF THE Major " A " in Three Sports, Football, Basketball, and Track iiiiiiiimiiiiiiimiiimiiiiiirmii- Page Three Hundred and Seventy ■I (i 1 ■I IXTRODICTIOX TO ACTIVITIES J. HE official routine of catlel life is a hard and barren one, with little apparent opportunity for initiati%e in outside activity. Dillieulty in pursuit only adds |)leasiu( ' to the realization. However, forbidden fruits ar» always sweeter: and we are vastly more proud ot our puhli( ' ati()ii. . our shows and our recrt-ations for kno inf: tiial they have heen won from the St-ylla of aeademie and the Chary hd is of taeti« ' al requirements. Page Three Hundred and Seventy-one CHEER LEADERI§» Senior — Carrithers Goodwin Thiede Parker, R. C. li m Page Three Hundred and Seventy-tivo J ' " s T ' rS4 ' t DlDIKY. J.H. Roy, p. a.. President Motherwell Cooi ' KR. H. B. Dldley. H. H. Matheson ()l)K VELLER Jensen Wang €HE!$ CLUB Page Three Hundred and Seventy-three n Fuller, A. L., Superintendent Packard Kromer McCoy Clarke, C. H. Davis, M. S. Hunt Berry, J. A. Easterbrook Armstrong Steinbach Krueger, W. Buck Manhart Kelly, J. S. Scherer, K. L. Beard Skidimore CADET Sri DAY S C II O O I. TEACHERS Page Three Hundred and Seventy-jour MacFarland, Siiprrinlrndcnt Farris Chalmkrs Stayton Carter, M. S. Markham HocAN Skeldon Flaherty Guenther Diet ahd. P. O. Darcy McQuade Burke Gavin Landry C A T H O L I S r X D A Y SCHOOL TEA i II E IK S Page Three Hundred and Seventy-five Page Three Hundred and Seventy-six Page Three Hundred and Seventy-seven Bradley, Editor Meguire, E. L., Business Manager B II OLE NOTES BOARD Page Three Hundred and Seventy-eight J ■ ; 5 s; ai |s a ill II 111 a ii aa • fe- teSrte ' -iv ' v- " , - ' . s a 3 i. II A II E A » I II D S Page Three Hundred and Seventy-nine n GREENLIEF WINKLEMANX W ROM time immemorial the name of Winklemann has played an important part in the life of Second classmen. His appearance has always given the Phil Goat unbounded joy, for, until the advent of Washington Hall, he always heralded a Phil Lecture. In the dark ages it was necessary for Winklemann to notify the O. C. of an approach- ing lecture; accordingly many anxious eyes would scan the area for his familiar figure. As soon as he was spotted, a lusty " Yea, Phil lecture " would resound around the area, much to the disgust of the First classmen. However, the Class of 1930 has the distinction of being the last class aided by him. During the era of the Old Mess Hall, when the Corps formed to return to barracks every Sec- ond classman would gaze hopefully upward. Sud- denly the time-honored cry of the Phil Goats would rend the air and we knew that Winklemann had o])cned the windows of the lecture room. " Yeah, Piiil lecture! " For forty-nine years Winklemann has been con- nected with the Phil Department, setting-up ap- paratus — assisting in experiments — insuring the punctual dismissal of sections — and even assisting the Professor. Many of his former cadets have risen to the nation ' s great, and Winklemann loves to recall them as cadets. He clearly remembers such men as George P. Goethals, C. P. Smnnier- all and John J. Pershing when they were strug- gling through the Phil Department. During his long service he has seen North Barracks a row of officers ' quarters — the Post Office and Boodlers side by side — and West Point without a football team. Winklemann retired from the Army in 1907 after thirty years ' service, and retired in December of last year from his service with the Phil Depart- ment. Of his seventy years he has spent sixty-eight at West Point and intends to remain here amid the scenes that are dearest to his heart. 7i Page Three Hundred and Eighty (VERY college and university in the Country has some sort of newspaper or magazine. Some have a comic, others a daily paper which carries news and sports, still others a literary periodical, or an art magazine. Thus, Harvard has its Lampoon and its Crimson. Yale its Record and its Daily. Brown its Jug. Princeton its Tiger, the V. M. I. its Sniper and its Cadet, and so on. Practically every one of these magazines clings to a re- stricted field. However, at West Point, we have only The Pointer, which conihines every form of college magazine, and presents to the Corps every other Friday night a new edition, containing, humor, art, stories, news, sports, poems, and other features. The Pointer is a youngster as far as age and tradition go. In fact, it is just ahout the most recent innovation made to the Cadet activities at the Aca lemy. Some desire to date its origin hack to the days of The Bray, which until its failure in 1920. served the ( ' or[)s in the same ca{ acily as the present publica- tion does today. However, in truth, - iuid cr One, Olume One. of The Pointer did not make its appearance until Septem- ber 15, 1923, and that date has been accepted as tli( official birthdav of the magazine. That first issue, published in High- land Falls, after manv long coiifercnc " s and correspondence IT J. J. Throckmorton Business Manager between Cadets, Robert J. Wood the Super inten- Editor dent, the Com- mandant, and members of the Academic Board, and only after many difliculties as to circulation, business, and editing had been overcome, was vastly ditTcrent from those editions dis- tributed during tlie past year. Each year of its history The Pointer has experienced great improvement over preceding years, and this past year has been no exception. W hen the present staff assunie l the responsibilities at- tached to pui)lishing The Pointer, it was faced with a problem [uite different from anv confronting previous staffs. In the first { lace. the rise of the magazine had culminated in the policy firmlv established bv last vear ' s staff of bigger and better issues. The improvement in all departments was more than merely noticeable, and circulation was around .3,000: considered a maxinuun. To equal these results would have been a worthy and ition for any beginners. However, with the year behind us, it may be said that, in the hands of the 1930 Pointer Board, the Corps " periodical has reached and surpassed any previous standards and has left for itself what seems in our limited vision a verv creditable work indeed, and a criterion for future efforts. Instead of sacrificing the features of many issues to permit Page Three Hundred and Eighty-one p. F. YOUNT Managing Editor Major T. A. Terry Officer-iii-Charge the publishing of one or two attractive numbers, it has been the policy during the past year, thanks to the energies of the business tlepartnicnts in providing the funds, to make every issue the perfect edition. That was indeed a difficult ambition to realize, for, as stated before. The Pointer is not a college periodical of the common run. It is not a humor magazine, a story magazine, or a joke sheet alone, but instead strives to unite all of these. With the possible exception of the Navy Log, it is unicjue in its endeavor. It has at- tempted to provide the Corps with a means upon which to expend any literary energies not spent elsewhere, with a dironicle in which their deeds would go down on record, with humor to drive away the ever- present gripes, and with one place where the works of the would-be artists in the Corps might get that encouragement not received after drawing on academic desks. In doing all these things. The Pointer has truly held to its guiding principle — " To mirror the life of the Corps. " In addition, it has carried features which should be of interest to anyone in the Service, it has given annual expression to the femmes who come to West Point, and it has rounded off the year with tangible assets and a circulation which now exceeds 4,000. The work in the issues themselves has been of a high order. The covers have been well-drawn and more than once have exacted remarks of a compli- R. X . PoRTKii, Jr. Circulalion Manager L. A. (JUKNTHKR Advertising Manager A. L. Fi i.LER. Jr. Sports Editor .iniiMiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ii i,, Page Three Hundred and Eighty-two M F. G. Terrv Associate Editor . k. Dc.llSON Associatv Kilititr T. W. Carrithers Notes and Comment Editor M. E. Bradley Associate Editor W. H. S. WiiK.iii Hooks and J crsf Editor L. Bartlett, Jr. Art Editor F. W. Castle Associate Editor H. II. (iKOlFREV Eilerary Editor P. H. Brown, .Jr. Assistant Art Editor Page Three Hundred and Eighty-three .r: R. C. Brisvlh Humor Editor J. O. Curtis, Jr. Assistant Humor Editor J. T. Darrah Exchange Editor nientary nature, even from outside sources. The inside illustrations liave been worthy of professional talent. The stories, reviews, poetry and special features have displayed considerable originality. The sports department has recorded all athletic contests with unfailing accuracy. Nor has the editorial department been alone in its excellence. It was the teamwork of an up-and-going business department which kept the financial end of the magazine in good shape. The circulation depart- ment was run with such efficiency that a minimum of complaints were registered against it. The untiring efforts of the advertising managers did much to assist in maintaining the high standard which is svnonv- nious with The Pointer. In addition, it may be said that the splendid cooperation of the publisher, Mr. George Moore, of the Moore Printing Company, of Newburgh, completed the work of turning out each edition a finished product. No longer is The Pointer to be classified as a good college magazine, but instead as an excellent one; one which future staff ' s may well be proud of. The standard established is high, but not so high that it cannot be equalled, and perhaps passed, with assurance of work well done. Paie Three Hundred and Eighty-four IIWIWIiMIMNMM TlllRU CLASS ASSISTANTS Front rote: Mi.CoRMxtK, Si.ade, H Rnv. W nk, J. B. Ackerman Srroiul roll-: Blvir. ( hace. W. B. Moore, Ebev Hiirk ritn: W ll . Winston, ( ii.mer FOURTH CLASS ASSISTANTS Front row: J. R. Chapman, R. P. Thompson, E. A. Chapman, Henderson, Fleckenstein Second rotv: Brunt, Colman, Herlonc, Hale Rear row: O ' Malley, G. U. Porter Page Three Hundred and Eighty-five iiiiiinniiiriiiwiftl frT jONOj mill llini ninifHTWrtlfe; l)CCCA,jy " VT i " " ' " " " " ! " " " ninniniiiniMi nim»| m Page Three Hundred and Eighty-six THE HO VITZER STAFF Business Manager Mt is an anuinaluus situation to write in a book of a book before you have seen tbe book. e have worke l a year on the 1930 Howit er, have become so satiated with West Point that we fly to eoniie strips for relief, and have specialized so minutely that we can ' t tell wliether tiie book will most resemble a IVew York piione directory or a Pinkliam ' s Pill- advertisiiif; booklet. Now tlie bi;; ((uestion is: shall we come out proudlv and chiim the filory for tlie book ' s creation, or shall v iiide licliiiid pscudiiin m and seek to dodfjc the abuse and opprobrium for its perpetration upon an unsuspectiuf: puljlicy Bein ; neither artists nor writers, we should hate to be force l to justify this brain-child solely as an artistic publication. Vi e have no quarrel with art as art, or « ilh art as anything else for tiial matter, but our book was desijined prima- rily as a vehicle for the tradition of West Point and the safia of the class of 1930. e hope, first, that our classmates are able to peruse the book with pleasure and with- out embarrassment: second, that those who know nothinj; of the Academy may read with friendly- interest, and third, that we of the class can turn back the pages in later years and find. ai;aiii. with- Editor - ' Z? -:? Managing Editor out undue cynicism, the hopes and ideals of tlie ( jrps. To those of us who planned the book it has been a real labor of love. We were, fiiudly, selfish in our devotion to the book and to our demands on others. Hut there were many, not only of the First Class, but of the other classes, who were very generous of their meager supply of spare time and without whose help the book could not have existed. To do the detailed work of |inl)lishing a book of this size, and to carry on an advertising cam- paign requires an immense amount of plain hard work. And the battery of Plebe typists deserves all possible credit, even though they were interested mainly in getting to sit at ease. As we are graduated from West Point, an integral part of the Long (rray Line, so this Howitzer takes its place in the long line of books extending back through thirty- eight years of official and many more of sub-rosa activity. And as we hope ourselves to be judged worthy units of that long line of graduates, so we hope that this, our book, will take its place as a worthy expression of that tradi- tion we know so well. Page Three Hundred and Eighty-seven ■F THE H O W I T Z E IK WILEY DUNCAN GANEY Sales Advertising Manager Dunk was an old standby of our staff, his capacity for work belying bis small stature. His was the one truly businesslike department of the book. Ganey could write out a schedule and forget his work for a week, except for the signing of a stack of letters every night. And — Iiighest praise of all — his was one of the few parts of the work that were done — well — without delay. CHARLES KELLER, JR. Art and Photography Chuck has had a difficult position. He was our art editor — but he admittedly has a layman ' s knowledge of art. He was also photography editor, which really means liaison officer with White ' s Studio and the more ambitious of A-book owners. His last job was a source of military information in his status as the only Army child on the Executive Board. All in all, he handled the miscellany very well. CSUU IJM )k DOUGLAS M. KILPATRICK Associate Editor Doug was one of the original workers on the book, back in those naive days when we started out to set the pidjlishing world on fire. He was especially active in our conferences on the Christmas cards. Wo will never forget how even this most conservative man in our class sometimes almost went radical in the face of some of the problems we had. It was a touching tribute to the troubles we contended against. .«£is-4i « A- ' ya . ' I Vage Three Hundred and Eighty-eight THE HOWITZER MILAN A. G. WEBER Biography Editor Maggie was the joint possessor of the toughest department of the book — bar none. The average biography is asked for ten times, written twice, typewritten at least once, censored twice, and checked and rechecked about fifteen times before it will finally rest peacefully in the book. The photographs, names, and activities tie up matters still further. It ' s a good tiling Maggie is not addicted to tearing his hair; he would he lonii-bald. RALPH COOPER BARROW Bi(k;r imiv Editor Red is the other caretaker iif the biography section. He had to coax and aj de biographies out of all tlic flanker companies, which is a difficult task: for. while the runt is always willing to write about his room mate, tlie average flanker would unudi prefer to seek oblivion with a red com- forter. I.iu-kily Red and Maggie Weber had the assistance of nearly all the rest of the staff, else we would still be reading proof. (RcJja C (B ARTHUR LEONARD FILLER. JR. Sports Editor Art Fuller ' s Athletic Section belongs to him and his assistants alone. Most sections of the book are planned in a vague way by several members of the staff: most of our work has been done by consensus of opinion. Fuller, however, concentrated his efforts on one section and brought it forth full-fledged. He has done a fine job of a hard and very important section; and he is a man who has nuich else to do. M c l -% . P(ie.p Three Hundred and Eighty-nine ■p ; M i iii in i i iii wi iiii ii i i i i ii Hiiii i i iii i i mM i ii i ii iiii Mi i mi iiii i (l liPNOt 1 ' ]| || | m i i iii wii i i i ii i i i i ii Hiiii i i i i i i i mM i ii i ii iiiimiTTmnm lii " " " " " " ' " Ill) THE II O W I T Z K K RAYMOND CHARLES BRISACH HiMOR Editor Rav liail perhaps tlie most delicate handliiif; of the hook. Between tlie Sevlhi of diilhiess and tlie Cliaiybdis of censorship a humor editor lias to steer most carefully. There is, luckily, no lack of humorous lore in the backwaters of barracks. The rumor is that Ray darkens the windows, liflhts a Murad, puts on his bedroom slippers, plays " Moanin ' Low " and •lives birth to grinds automatically, but we must admit we never caught him at it. IceujnMjruJi • . Oyu4A.c DONALD RALPH NEIL CiRCLLATION MANAGER Neil ' s task was circulation. Lender his direction, some twelve tons of Howitzers and thirty thousand Christmas cards had to find their ways to their respective owners. His work would not have been possible had it not been for the company Howitzer representatives who co-operated with him. In giving credit here we should not forget the services of various fourth classmen who " co-operated. " Neil first won fame second class year as a counter of loose Christmas cards. JUM ROBERT JEFFERSON WOOD Class Historian We never expected to count Bob Wood as a mend)er of our stall, but it seemed that so accomj)lished a literarv man could not stav out. As editor of the Pointer he wrote one section, as class historian he did another, and he even found himself caring for the Dialectic Society. Hence, although he was not forniallv made a member of the staff imtil the end of the year, we are glad to claim Bob as one of the founders of our book. Page Three Hundred and Ninety «l ' !• THE HOWITZER LYMAN HUNTLEY SHAFFER Associate Art Editor Shafe was the only member of our stafl " witli aiiythiiif; approxi- mating a technical knowledge of color, line, and balance: and we made good use of him when he joined us, too late for the early planning. His best work was the Washington Hall Christmas Card. e consider it the best card of its size ever produced here. He did quite a few line drawings, including " Robot Dumbgnut, " the perfect cadet, and he also executed for us a woodcut for our letterhead. J ..... M ' l M ROBERT BLAkE LOTHROP Copy AnvKRTisiNc Manager Hub l.ulbi( |) bad ibc la l d. ' partnicul of the lioi.k to tiiiisli. Long alter the rest ot us had settled back in sunig complacencv to await our debut in print he was hot on the trail of the lost copy. You would think ibal bii-iiio- nun who |)a j;o()d money for advertising space would be pionipl 1(1 fill il. but Hob know,- l)etfer. He bad to wait a long time for !ii- work, lint wliiMi it canii- it iicaiK buried biiii. LE ROY BARTLETT. ,IR. Assist wt Art Editor Bartlett cauu ' in to leaven with bis liumor sketclies a book that we had taken seriously for a year. The line drawing is peculiarly repre- sentative of West Point. ' VC e haven ' t the time for subtler art, and beneath our F. D. coats we do crave self-expression. And for four years LeRoy has short circuited our deeper egocentric complexes and satisfied our neurotic suppressed desires — in short, he has drawn our non-reg. human side for us. iM , Page Three Hundred and ! inely-onp u u ' i iiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiifc " ONQ irniiiuiiiiriirmmT i gmiiimiiiiiiiiinif fe DCC ' Mnimnmr THE H 4 W I T Z E IC Vaughiv Edgar Curtis IIOWITXKIt rOMPA.XY II Iv l II li: S KIS T ATI V ES Mitchell, H. V. Ports Hampton EcKERT Brooks, H. E. Heitman Keller Taylor, W.N. Moore, . D. Curtis i g [UiiiiiuiMUi i ii i ui i imi i iii iii ii i iiMiiH i nMiiMii i ii;iii,iii i iinimiiii i umiiimMii i MiMU l i i i i i i ii i ii i Miu i mi ii Mi ii i ii i i M iiii iu i iMi ii m i im i iiM i m iii mm i » imMiiiii iiii i i i ii ii ii mmiiMmmmumn r mii iiii Mu ii i ii wimiimiim i M iiii n iiii nMN ii M ii ii i iiK i i iii ii i ii i imi i l imiMiiiiiiiiilillllllir Page Three Hundred and invt -Iwo Front rinc: Webbkr, Dicker, Jones, W. S., Editor-vlcct, Rissell, Beighline Second row: Barclay, Howze, Lash, Herman Third row: Thomas, Reed, H. H., Berry, J. A. Tllllll» . .M FOI IITII 4-LAS i A » ( I ST A : TK Tyson Downing Hunt, W. H. Dunn Williams Sparrow Otto Maddux Page Three Hundred and Piinely-three I _Mr. Benjamin F. Ja ies ItMr. James has been far more than a business contact as the engraver of our book. He has always sympathized with us in our enthusiasm, but has firmly steered us away from trouble. The tone of the book belongs to the Corps alone, but the finish and artistic stvle are due to his ability. Witiiout his assistance, we would have Iiad many diffi- culties over teciinical details. Lieutenant W. S. Broberc IJR association with Lieuten- ant Broberg was one of those strokes of luck that make up for manv disappointments. Being a graduate, he could paint the pic- tures we wanted in just the spirit we needed. He not only painted gratis, but he did work that no one else could have accom- plished. His work was exactly in line with the spirit we wanted in our book. He and his ideas helped materially to crystallize our thoughts. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Captain K. L. Bacon .ims officer in charge. Captain Bacon was an indispensable part of our organization. He proof- read all copy and we are forced to agree that most of the things lie censored were deservedly deleted. He was always willing to champion our demands for privileges and to aid us in anv way he could. And grateful acknowledgment must also be accorded Mrs. Bacon, who en- deared herself to tiiose who were not already well acquainted by her dinner for the staflF. The Howitzer Staff wishes to express its grateful appreciation for the encourage- nieiit and assistance given us by the following: Mr. Charles Weilert, for his valuable assistance and cheerful work in taking our photograplis. Mr. Dexter White, President of White Studios, for adviie ami assistance, both busi- ness and pergonal. Miss B. E. Ellison, of White Studios, for making us feel at home in the Big City. Mr. Tripp, of the Post Printing Plant, for the printing of our odd jobs. Mr. B. a. Osnis, for his excellent sketches in tiie opening section. JiMMiE Curtis and Don Quinto for aid, abettance and assistance. " Pinky " Greenwood, for mailing Christmas cards and prompt delivery of Howitzer mail. J Page Three Hundred and i inel -j(iiir Page Three Hundred and Ninety-five HIJXDREDTH NIGHT OF 1930 THE PARTIAL IC E V U E M HE tiiiniilt and the slioutini; liavinu; died, the last bit of scenery haviiifr been taken to the Q M Store- house, and the last pair of paint-stained trou having been policed, we pause to consider this last, and as usual, this greatest of Hundredth Night shows: The Partial Rt ' viie. Given under the supervision of our versatile " aj ' xv) song-and-dance man, Jo-Jo Carrithers, the show was an unqualified success. The femnies were as mus- cular and as basso profundo as ever, the light comedy The Minstrel Chorus was even lighter than usual, and the music sent everyone away humming — this last being the surest sign we know of a show that has " clicked. " Happily, the story had nothing whatsoever to do with West Point — for which we were duly thankful. It concerned itself with a young man, Jimmie by name, who had to produce a show within a hundred davs in order to win the hand of a blonde vision of delight, Connie Granville. Such was the task set by the girl ' s father ( None other than our old friend Aubrey K. Dodson ) as the price for his daughter. ith this excuse, Jimmie starts to produce a revue. He is soon in financial straits — in fact the rising of the first curtain discloses him in a decided blue funk, both becavise of the lack of money and because of the quarrel he has just had with the heroine, Connie. But there are blue skies (Yes, Sir! I, and with the help of his friend, Jack Barr, he borrows from a young man about town, Ethelbert Montmorency. BUT — to get the money, he must give the lead in his show to his backer ' s flame of the hour, Melba. Well, this is decided, and the i I! Page Three Hundred and Ninety-six work on the show is renewed. Tragedy stalks without, however. It is not long before p]thelbert snaps out of it and de- cides he has bought wildcat oil stock or its equivalent. Jimmie and his revue once more face the financial rocks. Connie hears of it and arrives to back the show with some money of her own, but ,1 ininiie is not to know of it, for. according to her own declara- tion, she hates ' " the brute. " Just about this time, Melba. tlie leading lady, who has sonie- lu)w kept her job, pulls a dis- appearing act. Again it is Con- nie who helps, now with an offer to take Melba ' s part. So the show goes on, as all shows nuist, and is a real hit from the rise of the curtain. Even now, all is not yet well, for creditors make their appearance and tiirealeii to close the show for debt. The final stroke of good fortune, in the form of an inheritatu-e for Jimmie — a cool live million — comes just in time, and so — the clinch — and curtain. So much for a men " skeleton of the show. The plot, pvr sr. of a Iliindrcdtli Night show was never its strong point. Rather is it that indefinable something which residts from knowing some of the actors, or helping with part of the show, or maybe just a ( " ecling that " there are only one hundred days, " which makes it a thing with a charm all its own. Naturally, any mere plot is incidi ' iital. The 19.30 show, however, evidenced the work of a skilled casting director. Never were fenimes more allur- ing or the low comedy relief lower. Then there was Hockeid)erry, who played the male lead. He is no new- comer to the tlicater-going public of usmay. Few can forget his stellar perfornuuices in the May Day Frolics of ' 27 — to say nothing of his boop-boop-a-doop pit ' ccs dc rrsistanrv with the Second Class orchestra. Carrithers contented himself with a rather minor part in the show, in his own modest way, but we realized from the start who was the man behind the u bole performance. As president of the Dialectic Society, the TniEDt A r) Dickson Taber ANn Decker Page Three Hundred and Ninety-seven B ' L . .J MH ■■k •k f W A H 1 DiDDLEBOr.K AND ToWNES iiiiiiiitahle Jo-Jo witli the help of his untirini; colleagues, sjjared no eflort or expense in putting on the lavish entertainment. Give the little hov a hig hanfl, folks. And that breezy individual, that epitome of nonchalance, who is he? None other than Don Webber, who, although without the record of some of his brother actors, performed creditably in this show, to insure himself a role in future r enditions of that all- star classic, Six-Company P-radr. Madison took the female lead, and played it with all the sweet femininity that a baritone voice and an enlarged bicep TOWNES, DiDDLEBOCK AND DiCKSON would permit. Those who " are in the know " predict a brilliant future for this individual in the May Day Frolics of 1930. He who copped the spotlight, however, was none other than the famed Bill Diddlebock, that niainstav of the shows of the past. Bill is dear to the hearts of his public, having repeatedly played to a full stoop on the 18th Div. Who can forget the way he played " the conductor " to Dud Miller ' s " the passenger " in the " C " Co. Scandals of ' 28? And yet again, he is remembered for his performance behind the push-broom, in Toodle-oo, the 1929 show. Eben fugaccs! The Corps noted with delight the return of Herbert to the speaking stage, after an extended absence. The gymnasium fairly echoed whenever he trod the boards. He will be remembered for his part of the Queen in Not One Cannon Ball, in Plebe year. Few there are who can forget that notable rendition. And what would the show be without some of Wally Thiede ' s hoofing? In The Partial Rcvik ' Wally appeared as a quadruple- threat man — dance, speak, sing, aiirl play (the banjo). In his farewell appearance he was well- supj orted by Motherwell and Dickson, two Second Classmen who will be heard from when the company takes the road next year. To those behind the show, (if course, great credit is due. How many realize the part Page Three Hundred and Ninety-eight t Lieutenant Egner plays to make each Huntlredth Xight a success? Every year, he is on hand with a plenitude of musical numbers that are catchv and original. " Darling " and " I ' m Partial to Partial Re- vues ' ' are testimony enough to what he did for the show. Mrs. alter A. Dumas had that thankless job of making a few hairy-legged Kaydets look like the sweet young things who bring down the house every year. We can conceive of nothing quite so difficult as making an ' " M " Co. roughneck look demure and lissom, but such was Mrs. Dumas ' s task, and she carried it through, if the audience is to be believed, with the utmost success. To Lieutenant Mason Wright and Captain Dumas credit should be given for almost constant suggestions and assistance in the numberless little details that need attention in a show like tliis. Their inifailing interest did much to make the show what it was. And so, mesdames and messieurs, let us close ihe book on Tlii ' Partial Rciur, and on Hmidredth Night — that most ecstatically joyful gesture of a Cadet career. Now, as this appears in print, the long counted hundred days are over, and June is here in all its glory. May there be many more shows and many more as successful Hundredth Nights as that of 1930, but, with all due respect, " not for me, sir! " l)inii[.tBO( K. Madison vmi Townen Madison and Hockenberry Speidel and Stone Page Three Hundred and Ninety-nine Captain Carr Major Groninger Captain Reinburg Captain Gerhardt Major Boye Lieutenant Jadwin UR hours spent in ridinj; are, for all except a few of us, most enjoyable ones. Rifling begins during Yearling year. Until the end of Second Class year all riding is plain instruc- tion in the fundamentals of good riding, enlivened by a little jumping. In First Class Sununer Camp comes the glorious Cavalry Hike. During September and October the First Classmen ride outdoors. In November they return to the riding hall and are divided into sections according to their ability. They do not ride in January and February, but spend two hours at it every other day from then until June. Most of this period is spent in preparing for the First Class Ride in June Week. II Page Four Hundred Page Four Hundred and One J ' ' I ' ' ' I ' imumii,iiidui ;iiJji;iU!b;ijj,!iiiih Page Four Hundred and Two r OLD WEST POIXT Mn this (lay ot rliarif;! ' anil profircs.-i. est I ' uiiit at (li t seems almost an anaeiu ' onisni from the past. Some few other institutions of tiiis c«)untry are older, init in none is the sense of indepen- denee of time as marked. Several coliejies were founded earlier, but ihev have ehan ;ed with the years: and, to a larfje extent, th " ir manners and eustoms are tlie manners and customs of the generation of the present underf:ra luates. est Point is essentiallv the same now as it was one hundred years af;o, and, what is ecpially important, it will he essentially the same a htuidred years from now. The truth is that the Militarv Aeademv is not a relic of the j ast, hut a school of principles that never change. The West Point graduate may not he brilliant: the odds are that he is not an expert on current politics: and the sul)tleties of Beethoven, informative bids, and lemon onlv mav be of little interest to iiim: but In tiie last analysis, in the hour of trouble, be will prove the worth of his training. It is a good thing that est Point was originally foun led upon sound principles, for it would be virtually impossible to change the system now. Not only the Tactical Department, but ' 4 U4 fiftkiniiT, ■ mfm. " mmdmmmmy I 4 Page Four Hundred and Three also practically all the instructor;; are former Cadets, who were taught bv instructors who were in turn Cadets, who were taught by . . . but why go on? It is evident that the system reproduces itself. For three years at least former ties, outside connections, and outbreaks of independence are repressed in the interest of direction of energy; and then the new unit itself begins to exercise the command to some slight degree. It is most interesting to note in the library the portrait of a Cadet of the Class of 1820 in a full dress coat exactly like that of 1930 except for a more complete display of white collar. And the complaints voiced in a very interesting paper of more than a century vintage are strikingly similar to the gripings of almost any of our contemporaneous First Class bucks when in a mellow mood. Their prehistoric objection to signing for money they never received is the direct ancestor of our little dirtre: X w W jnim ' ' Page Four Hundred and Four " All we do ii sif;M tlie payroll. All we flo is si};ti the payroll. All we do is sifiii the payroll. But we never f;et an all fired cent. " Unrhan ;inf: thoufrh the Aoademy is in principle, there are many changes in the form of things that are of great interest to one who lias ahsorhed the tradition of today. It was around 1816, for example, when the Superintendent put out the niemorahle order that rum woidd no longer be served in the ( ' adet Mess on holidays. The ( " onnnandant, it seems, was a man of great geniality and spirit: for upon the next lioliday he invited the ( " orps of Cadets, at that time quite a small body, to partake of his hospitality on the lawn in front of his house. Quite a grand meal was then served, with the a|)i ropriate li(piid refreshments, and the Cadets did partake thereof with much gusto. The (]onnnandaiit was shortly thereafter relieved of his duties as such, and Prohibition went into effect pcrinaiiciitly. a century before the Kigbteentb Amendment saw the ligiit. Sucii, to some extent, is our background. The pictures of this section may mean little to the uninitiated, but they are quite a contrast to the Post as it is today. Expansion has inevi- tably forced changes. Progress has won a place, as it always will in an up-to-date Army, the while fads have passed us by. The Corps as such endures, we hope, forever. Page Four Hundred and Five Pa p Four Hundred nnd Six Page Four Hundred and Seven THE HOWITZER BRIDGE PROBLEM N. V. lVli!.-i - .so,o- | CATCHING A TRAIN AS ALWAYS HAPPENS I met a girl Wliile on my leave, A wondrous fern, If you ' ll believe. She ' s just the girl Of all my dreams. The only one Wlio fits my si ' liemes. But listen to My tale of woe: I should be happy, As you know; But here I sit, And my fate grieve, I didn ' t meet her Till New Year ' s eve. A 1 .J A 1 4 A 1 " s t J () K () A () A Joker 6 K 10 N. E. 2 4 A 4 A .■5 1 J 4 6 1 J Q Joker A 6 ' i A 10 s. E. 7 A A 4 A 4 A K K K k V () J V V 10 10 10 10 7 ♦ ♦ 3 3 3 3 1 1 I 1 5 5 f) 5 6 6 6 6 A HIS is a problem that took " Graiul-Slam " Deinpsey four hours and twenty-three minutes to solve anil should provide interest aplenty for our readers. Aces are trumps and the one-eyed Jacks and the blonde Queens are wild. N. W., better known as Sam (pronounced with the S as in p-s-s-t! I, has the lead, and boy, what a lead! Sam used to run a beer joint in Hoboken before Prohibition, but has since been run out of business by the competition. Presented herewith, is a solution offered when this very problem was given to the students of the Cornell School of Engineering, whose favorite game would be, naturally. Bridge. Sam, whose partner, the frau, has, as you can see, a hand full of royal flushes, drops the ace of shovels on the board, and the fun begins. S. W., being troubled with soft-boiled adenoids, is therefore not on his game and slaps down a deuce of diamonds. Immediately Sam smells a rodent in the fisheye. " Ain ' t you got no spades, or ain ' t you got no spades? " he demands. " I aint got no spades, " fires back S. W., all the time laughing up his sleeve at the fast one he ' s putting over on Sam. Whereupon Sam, reaching under the table, protluces an auto- matic which he lays on the table in front of him, at the same time shooting a meaning look in S. W. ' s direction. Sam ' s frau lands the next blow by laying another black bullet on, the pile, the next moment wondering who dealt her that lusty crack on the shin. " Imagine that! " she coos. " Here, I intended playing my ace of hearts all the time! " Sam groans as he reaches out and sweeps in the trick. From then on it ' s a nasty battle, N. E. and S. W. handing Sam some of the surprises of his life. Along about three rounds before the decision, the frau pulls another boner. Sam develops a hemorrhage. " (Jawd, woman! Ain ' t you never played Hridgc before? " " Bridge? I thought we was playing pinochle. " At this point the game ends, time out being called to bring Sam out of the dead swoon into which lie has sunk. I Page Four Hundred and Eight Page Four Hundred and Nine f i BONAFILY By William Whipple, Jr. " the slithy tacs boned poopsheet in the com ' s back-yard ' I ' Twas C. Q. and the slithy Tacs Boned poopsheet in the Corn ' s back-yard. The poopdeck prowler, dopev Joe, Soireed a quilloid bootlick guard. II Beware the Bonafile, my son I The gigs that bite, the slugs that catch! Beware the neubie bird and shun The L. P. lalasnatch. THE BONAFILE, GIG PAD AFLAIME III IV Fried egg and blitz cloth in his hand Sumultious muck and files he boned. Ten P. T. ' s past the area clock His garter sins atoned. With blue book and red rag he sat The Bonafile, gig pad aflame. Came wliiffling tlirough to telephone And burbled as it came. r II Page Four Hundred and Ten Page Four Hundred and Eleven n SIX STAGES L THE PROCURING OF A POCkETBOOK I :; Page Four Hwulrcd und Tuelve iminilrinniiiiiimiiiuiiiiinmiiiYT] SHE MADE HER MARK « L. skSor on lkttfrs (Editor ' s Note: Who amoiiji t ou who kiio» L. Senor hasn ' t wondered at the inner workings and hiihlen niechanisni? in other words the " How he does it. " of this renowned snake? Here, liefore ou in hhick iind whiti-. are some of the more priceless secrets dealing: willi one of the most important phases of the Art of Snakinj;: letter-. Vihile the disrourse isn ' t in the form of one of these " What Every Budding Snake Should Know " eompilations, nevertheless, there are lessons to he learned, hits of wisdom to he gleaned, and those of ou who know the powers of the author can well appreciate their worth.) During your four ear- at the lililar Acadeni . ou have no doubt received more letters than ou have packages of boodle, proving nothing at all, hut, an wa , below are some typical examples with the recipients thoughts and his replies. Probably the first letter you received was from home, fol- lowed closely by one from a little girl who wanted to give on an impression of how popular she really is. Pmnpkin Hollow, .Sundav. 1)E R Jo: Ever since you left I have been so terribly bus (milking the cows? I. Life has been a giddy whirl of social functions ( indubitably something so fascinating as a weenie roast or a church social I. (Iharles has been giving me quite a rush (1 always thought (Iharles was a blank iiiei, but I will ne ' er like him as 1 have liked you (Oh wellli, so louldn ' t you send me some pennants, a red sash, a plume, a sword, and some pictures? Longingly yours, Matilda. P. S. I went to the movies with Charles and saw Hoot Dalton in " Nothing Much. " Here is a letter that requires all of your reserve tact, for you have two things in view even dumb letters are better than none, and boodle is always welcome. West Point, N. Y., Wednesday. Dear Matilda: Your most interesting letter has just been received and read just once, for we ha ve phonetic symbols in Frog tomorrow. I am certainly glad to hear that you have been busy baking a cake for me — that was why you were busy, wasn ' t it? It ' s certainly fine of you. My roommate will probably fall in love with ou — he ' s funnv that wav. Who knows? Jo. Letters are apt to come from all ovf instance — th. lobe London, England, Sunday. Dear Jo: I know a girl who went to school with a boy who had a ' ipusin, well, anyway, somebody or other knows a friend of ours named Matilda. So, after all, this i« a small world, and now we are friends, aren ' t we? (Are we?) Anyway, I thought it would be a good idea for me to come up to West Point, as I have never seen West Point and all my life I have wanted to see West Point. I know I will like West Point and besides I will let you drag me, for, after all, aren ' t we really old friends? Ha! Ha! I know that you think I am silly, but I want to come up anil see West Point and you on my re- turii from Europe. Do you know I have learned to do the Highlanil Fling! Write to address on back of envelope. Hopefully yours, Mary. (Continued on page 44(1 and then to page 442) " Ever hear of the midshipman who was off on a cruise — ? " Say, what is this, another one of those traveling sailsnian stories? SiHXM.ER (indUuling " d " Co. Guidon bearer at p-rade) : " " Who ' s that small man with the wooden staff? " I)e iiiie t: " " That ' s Cadet Swofford, our Isl Captain. " « HEARD AT A HOP She: " What State are you from? " He: " I ' m an rm child. " She: " Oh, a war bab ? How thrilling! " 1st Itvi.iw: " " I say, d ' you happen to be acquainted with Lucre ia Borgia? " 2nd Itxlian: " Do I? Why, I know her poisonally. " ' WHAT PRICE ! ! i ! ! GLORY (?) ' Page Four Hundred and Thirteen THE ORACULAR OWL (Once a year the Honitzer Out emerges from his retreat and gives to the uorld the bits of iiisdom he has acquired by the previous three hundred and sixty-four days of stud and ihouglil.i M HE Corps of Cadets is a queer body of men. Their mothers think thev are voimg knights of the Holy Grail, they have been referred to in Congress as wasp-waisted vampires, the Comman- dant of Cadets calls them gentlemen cadets, while the old slang term used to be " pampered pets of the nation. " However, West Point is known from within as Hell on the Hudson; the cadets themselves pride themselves on seeming indif- ference and physical strength, consistently apply the Theorem of Least Work, and designate con- temptuously all perfume, powder, and shaving lotion as " flunkybutt " : and a perusal of the rea- sons for award of special punislnnent indicates a most manly aptitude in the theory and prac- tice of applied deviltry. The femmes, those fleet- ing, fragile, fairest females, are also a very in- formed but somewhat reticent source of informa- tion. Two young ladies when interviewed smiled demurely; one said those buttons were awfully hard, and the other proclaimed that she ' d just like to pull that Tac ' s hair. But I, the Howitzer Owl, with the coudtined experience of a Tac, a Pop Swart woo l. a janitor, a boodler, and fifty generations of ul)i(juitous, iniquitous Kaydets, am I not the final and au- tlioritative source of information? I am, but 1 am a wise and silent bird who speaks but in anec- dotes and fables. Remendjcr first that Poe and Whistler did not survive West Point. Geniuses seldom are the best soldiers. Justice is simple. A man cracks a " stinko " pun, he is sat upon, shoved under the table, or stripped and doused. Another says, " Question, Sir! " too many times in the wrong places; he is shumied. A man ' s a man without regard to birth or wealth or chevrons. Every man works or takes the downhill road. A hundred leave every Christinas. Activity is forced for everyone, and more is voluntarv for those who prize the regard of their classmates. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. As a reaction to the formality and rigidity of enforced discipline, friendship varies from informal to playful, rooms when not in- spected are never straightened, and First class- men play leap frog in the Area on winter Sunday afternoons. And lastly they have the greatest esprit de corps in the world. They back a losing football team to the last whistle and the return from the last game. They fight among themselves as to class or company supremacy, and have a natural and healthy hatn-d for the Tactical Department, but they back the Corps of Cadets against any- thing of its size, anything, anywhere. Ho hum! I ' m getting sleepy. See you in 1931! Page Four Hundred and Fourteen FOREWORD TO ADVERTISE ■ E T S The firms listed in the following pages have served the Army for years. They ha e taken a vital interest in the Army and lune -. ' ained. throngh the service which thev have rendered, the confidence and patronage of those in the Military Service. In the fntnre. we suggest that oii use this advertising sec- tion as a coinenicnl guide. ithout it. this hook could not have heen published. Page Four Hundred and Fifteen h IIVDEX TO ADVERTISERS Allien Co., Henry V 426 Alli iator Company, The 421 American League Baseball Club of New York . . 420 Arden Farms Dairy Company 468 Armv Mutual Aid Association, The 467 Art Metal 445 Associated Military Stores, Inc., The 424 Association of Army and Navv Stores, Inc 496 Augusta Military Academy 445 Bailev, Banks Biddle Co 419 Baird Charles W 478 Bannerman Sons, Francis 427 Bausch Lonib Optical Co 427 Bethlehem Steel Company 463 Bosch Son, Inc., A 454 Brokaw Brothers 430 Brooks Broth ers 423 Browning King Co 473 Charlottesville Woolen Mills 479 Colt ' s Patent Firearms Mfg. Co 433 Crouch Fitzgerald Corp 430 Back ' s Limited 449 David, John 481 Du Bois Press, The 495 Eaton, Crane Pike Company 421 Finchley 440 First National Bank and Trust Company, The 437 Fleet Aircraft, Inc 425 Franklin Printing Company 487 Furtounis Chunias, Inc 488 General Ice Cream Corporation 434 Globe Rutgers 483 (rolden Glow Shops 450 Gorsart Company 420 Hayes Co., The Daniel 441 Heinz Company, H. J 432 Helm Candy Company 432 Horstmann Lhiiform Company, The 431 Hotel Astor 418 Howard Co., G. E 482 Hyer Sons, C. H 464 Jackson, Wm. H., Company 458 Jenkins Bros 427 Jennings Hood 466 Kaniras Co., S. G 474 Keystone Aircraft Corporation 429 Krementz 424 Kuhl, Emil W., Jr 434 Larus Bro. Co 493 Loosc-Wiles Biscuit Co 434 Luxenbcrg Clothes 438 Marion Institute 493 McEnany Scott, Inc 438 Merriam Company, G. C 440 Meyer, Inc., N. S. " 451 Moore Printing Company, The 442 More, Albert 466 Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, Inc 471 National League Baseball Club of New York . . 465 O ' Sullivan ' s 448 Peal Co 455 Philadelphia-Weeks Engraving Company 485 Pointer, The 461 Pratt Whitney Aircraft Co., The 457 Price Company, Thomas W., The 447 Quartermaster Association, The 476 Radio Keith Orpheuni Corporation 469 Reed ' s Sons, Jacob 443 Reveille Legging Co., The 464 RKO Productions, Inc 469 Rogers Co., Inc., Charles P 459 San Diego Army and Navy Academy 445 Schrade Cutlery Company 452 Schrader ' ' . 435 Shipman ' s Sons, Asa L 460 Shredded Wheat 422 Signiund Eisner Co 421 Simon, Inc., Julius 450 Skillkrafters, Inc 452 Smith Company, S. K., The 489 Spalding Bros., A. G 420 Sperry Gyroscope Co., Inc 456 Stahl-Meyer, Inc 462 Starin Brothers 428 Stetson Company, John B 476 Stetson Shoe Company, The 453 Stratton Company, The 449 Stroock Co., Inc., S 472 Sudbury E. B 470 Taylor Co., Inc., Alex 459 Teitzel-Jones-Dehner Boot Company 451 Tiffany Co ' . 417 Vogel ' s 448 Waldron Carroll 444 Wallen Company, George S 462 Washburn Crosby 434 West Point Society of New York, The 449 Wheatsworth, Inc 460 White Studio 439 ' hitman Son. .Stephen F 475 riglit AcMonautical Corporation 491 W right Company, E. A 477 Young ' s Hats 444 II rinimuuiiiiMiiiiimiiiMiiMMiniMiiiiMiinnunuiiuiiiuii iiiLiuiiuiiiiiiiuiiiiUMMiuiiuiMnuiuiiiriiMniiiiiiiMiniiiiuiiMiiniummiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwMiniuiuiiMirm Page Four lliiiulrt ' d and Sixteen Tiffany Co. Jewelry Diamonds AND other Precious Stones Mail Inquiries Rf.ci-i t. Prompt Attention Fifth Avenue 37 -Street NewYorr Page Four Hundred and Seventeen Hotet Jlstor TIMES SQUARE NEW YORK CITY REAL RELAXATION When military discipline ceases for a while and a trip to New York seems desirable, the Astor is the logical place to stay . . . hHere one enjoys the convenience or central location, the comfort that springs from perfectly coordinated service and a friendly atmosphere that induces relaxation and makes one feel ... at rest I Five Distinctive Restaurants and in Summertime — the Roof Garden and Air-Cooled Grill. .FRED A. MUSCHENHEIM- Headquarters for Army Officers and Corps of Cadets. " Tem In.si ' kction in Camp " Page Four Hundred and Eighteen " ESTABLISHED 1832 ' Vj PHILADELPHIA This Company has the finest Steel Dies for all Class (j-ests — and most of the Miniature Rings. riiis MstaMishmciit cxtciuls tliaiiUs lo llic Class of 1930 lor llicir ( ' mci-oiis palioiia ' o — trusliii i (hat each Member of tlie Class will renieinber that the same service (which has nieriled the fiood-will and patronage of the various Classes of West Point for over lifty years) will be extended to the Officers of the U. S. Army and their Families, regardless of what part of the world they may be quartered. Page Four Hundred and Nineteen y " T H K YANK K KS " Ljompliments of the AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL CLUB OF NEW YORK JACOB RUPPERT, Prmrfeni E. G. BARROW, Secretary SPALDING ■»j«l=l=l:j« j Spald.ng hos been making oulhentic athletic equipment for 53 yeofi. You can choase your complete oulfll with the Inowle. 10 5 NASSAU STREET 5 18 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK CITY Thank You In appreciation for the gratifying response of cadets to our January exhibition of civilian clothes. Word-o ' -niouth advertising hymen well pleased with Gorsart pur- chases is responsible for a great increase in our volume of business every year at West Point. Open (hiily inducing Saturdays tinlil 6 p. m. Gorsart Company ;U7 l)iu)vi)WAY, New York Muniifaclurcrs ' D islribalors of fine Men ' s Clothes K. S r Page Four Hundred and Tiventy First 1 Classmen! Does your Wardrobe include a standard durable Raincoat m that is smart in appearance ' . ' W f Alligator W •r-l i ' Featherweight , JJBl U. S. Army Oflicers ' Model Wk Guariinleed WaliTprooJ under all condiliims UJ mr THE ALLIGATOR COMPANY Het- 1 S I ' ll! OIT ST. LOIIS, MO., U. S. A. ••CLl »CL1 ••CIA ' »ILA ' ••CtA •»IL1 ' ■wCLX i • ir:3 »iry »£ry »sri ' •srT srj »i Officers ' Uniforms Esperidlly Tiiilnred al Mddrralr Prices SIGMUND ELSNER CO. RED BAMC, . E V JEBSKV New York Slioir Rooms: 261 Fifth Avenue ORE jirohal)!) than not, the letters you receive, the invitations you accept, come to you on Crane ' s fine papers. In Cranes there is the unconscious authority of a true aristocrat, and it siihtK retlecls the position of those who use it for tlicir correspondence. Ill rMiN circles, as among the so- cially dislingiiished everywhere, Cranes lias l)( en the choice since 1801. ' oil iiia l)uy it wherever really fine stationery is sold. Eaton, Crane Pike Company Pittsfield, Massachusetts ' ra m SINCE 1801 • • rs • »irs «rf »»crf »»sry • Kr3 »»sry vss Ira ' rc ' ca ' ca ' co ' ' Ya ' Page Four Hundred and Twenty-one T Captains of the Army and Captains of Industry are built of food and exercise. The stalwart and sturdy defenders of the Hag are not made out of books alone. SHREDDED WHEAT is the favorite food of the cadets because it supplies, in a digestible form, the needed ele- ments for building good niusi ' le. sound bones and teeth. Eaten with milk it is a well- balanced ration that gives lots of energy for every test of physical endurance. Shredded Wheat is on the training table of nearly every college and university in this count rv. SHREDDED WHEAT WITH ALL THE BRAN OF THE WHOLE WHEAT ' JEEZE, YOUSE ClYS IS l)E « Es " POINTS — AIN ' tCHAS? " THE WORLD ' S WORST PUN Si liad a fine large cow. He also had a prize bull. This cow and bull were very close friends. One day Si purchased a very small cat. While getting itself acquainted with its new surroundings, the cat inadvertently stopped to rest in a pile of hay and fell asleep. When mealtime came around, the bull, commencing its repast, accidentally swallowed the cat along with a large mouthful of hay and became very sick. Si put the sick bull in a separate stall while he sent for a bull doctor. The cow became very lonely, missing the bull ' s company, and began a most mournful mooing for its absent companion. When the bull doctor came. Si consulted him. ' " Doctor, dew what yew can lew get thet thar cat out of ihel bull. Bossy ' s bin niooin " her blamed head off fer him. " The doctor worked and worked. He couldn ' t see down the hull ' s throat and so had to use all sorts of persuasive methods to induce the cat to come up out of the bull ' s innards so that the hull wouldn ' t be sick. But all to no avail. Meanwhile the cow mooed ceaselessly. " Si, " confessed the doctor at last, " (here ' s only one conclu- sion left. I ' ve tried and tried to get that cat to come on out of the hull, and I ' ve decided he simply isn ' t in the mooed. " Page Four Hundred and Titvnlv-tuo ESTABLISHED 1818 l tttl ftt tt Mirni0l|in5 ftoofts . MADISON AVENUE COR. FORTY-FOURTH STREET NEW YORK Uniforms for Officers of the United States Army Agents in tlie United States tor the " WooDRow Cap " and Messrs. Peal Sc Co. ' s " Sam Browne Belt " Si-nd for Ne:r Military Price List Civilian Clothing Ready made or to Measure BRANCH STORES BOSTON Newbury corner of Berkeley Street newport palm beach Page Four Hundred and Tuenly-three LOOK AT THE MAN in the Front line — at the races — polo or in business — active — en- thusiastic. Such a man appreciates Krementz Jewelry for Men — cor- rect — mannish — smart. KREMENTZ COLLAR BUTTONS When buying collar buttons he asks for Krementz, no other words are necessary. He insists upon Krementz Dress Sets— because they are the correct thing for evening wear. If he wears a Tuxedo, or should the occasion demand Full Dress — Krementz Sets are ready in their at- tractive cases — styled for either need. The range of Krementz patterns gives the one variation in the prescribed convention of men ' s dress. He would appreciate a gift of Kre- mentz Links because he knows that starched cuffs are again the only thing for the well-dressed man. He knows Krementz quality and their unusual selection of individualized designs. |IIIIIIIIWIIIIIIIII1 UIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII[ He knows the distinction of Krementz Wrist Watch Bands. They are timed to themoderntempo I A snap and it ' s on to stay — until you are ready to click it off I A clever clasp snaps fast to any link of the band. K .r e m e n b J EW ELRY FOR MEN Uniforms of Distinction for U. S. Army Officers America ' s Largest Exclusive Purveyors of UNIFORMS. BOOTS. PUTTEES, BELTS, CAPS. HATS AND ACCOUTREMENTS for all Branches of the Service The Associated Military Stores, Inc. 19 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, 111. Our Complete Catalogue mailed on request ■PWfPIIHPWWWPfWiP I HK WAS TUK MOST ULITARIST1C MEMBER OF A. MILITARY SET, YET , HE HAD " aTHLETe ' s FOOt " ! Page Four Hundred and Tuenly-jour ' ' n THE FLEET L A N D P L A N E The product of one of the oldest and largest producing units in the aviation industry, The FLEET . . . through its flying qualities ... its records of performance and low air-mainte- nance cost. . . has become standard for training throughout the Western Hemisphere. In both landplane - ' and seaplane - models, The FLEET is an improved type of training plane . . . made by the same organization, with the same care, the same quality of materials and with the same manufacturing precision as the famous Navy Patrol Plane PY-1— its prototype The Commodore, twenty-passenger flying boat in transport service between New York and South American ports — and, the time proven Consolidated Husky, widely used in training by the U. S. Army and Navy and by seven foreign govern- ments » » ,, With strength that means safety in the air, incom- parable maneuverability and responsiveness to the controls that make plane and pilot one . . . The FLEET has attained its wide-spread popularity as a result of sound engineering practice. If you are interested in knowing more about The FLEET, send for a copy of the booklet, " How To Judge An Airplane " it is unique, informative and interesting. THE FLE T SEAPLANE Puge Four Hundred and Ttvenly-five HENRY V. ALLIEN GO Successors lo Horstniann Bros. »Js: Allien 227 Lexington Ave., near .3 tth St. NEW YORK CITY Makers of ARMY EQUIPMENTS •■That Hare Shod the Test Si jice 1815 " I 111 ' I, UN;. (;0RPS " Page Four Hundred and Tuenty-six -i Leaders- Leaders in dependability, leaders in performance, leaders in serviceability, Bausch Lomb Stereo-Prism Binoculars are the glasses for leaders in action. Built by Bduscfi Lomb, these binoculars have won an enviable reputation because of their large field of view, su- perior illumination and perfect Ratness of field. B L STEREO-PRISM BINOCULARS Bausch Lomb Optical Co. Rochester, N. V. MIL! TAKY MUSEUM of . iS 1 7?? V and (iry ((r ih ' lics. (tnd rneri( ' on (iiid Forciiin W (ir II capons. IS U1 ' E TO Till-: PI BLK r .loi BROADW.W, NEW YOHK ( ll An illiislr.iled iiiImIcs of :i8(l p:if, ' cs. shi)«iiii» iiiitiiiiii ' and irimliTn w:ir »t ' :ip ins. is iii.iiliMl for lift criils. PoLOPEL Island, known as Banner- man Castle. jii.st north of West Point, is used in the storing of light and heavy aitillery, machine guns, helmets, etc. FRWC.IS BANNERS! AN SONS Museum and Sales Rooms 501 BnoADWAV. New York City Sectional t . .. Stand ird Bri Arrow indicates resilient disc. On guard! A skillful fencer with a good blade presents an ever alert guard to every thrust of an adversary. It ' s the combination of expert fencer and good blade that wins. Another winning combination ... a combination that makes a trustworthy guard for every piping... is a Jenkins Valve with a Jenkins Disc. When a Jenkins Valve is closed, it ' s the specially com- pounded, renewable, resilient disc which presents an impassable guard to the flow of any fluid. Jenkins Valves of the globe, angle, cross, check and " Y " types are fitted with a Jenkins Disc of the compound exactly suited to the service . , . whether hot or cold water, steam, solvents or process fluids. Send for a booklet descriptive of Jenkins Valves for any type of building in which yon may be interested. JENKINS BROS. 80 White Street . . . New York, N.Y. 524 Atlantic Avenue . , , Boston, Mass. 13} No. Seventh Stieet . Philadelphia. Pa. 646 Washington Boulevard . Chicago. 111. JENKINS BROS., LIMITED Montreal, Canada London, England Jenkins VALVES Since 1864 Va e Four Hundred and Tuentv-seven Tuxedos Tailored by Starin Brothers all bear the undeniable evidence that is distinguished by fine quality and superb tailoring for the conservative, well dressed young man. STARIN BROTHERS Starin Bldg. Opposite Yale Campus New Haven, Conn. 516 Fifth Ave. AT 43rd St. New York City Out for a stroll. He is a freshman with one of his admirers, a co-ed from one of the big New York high schools. Feeling in a holiday mood, he is taking her on a hill-climbing tour. The sweater, which he is jauntily carry- ing on his arm, is strictly necessary in case the young lady becomes cold. It is almost an indispensable part of one ' s wardrobe, showing, as it does, a love for the great outdoors. At West Point, first year men are called Plehes and not freshmen, a fact at which the young lady is to wonder, sooner or later. " In the Butt.s " Page Four Hundred and Ttienty-eight Compliments of Keystone Aircraft Corporation KEYSTONE PANTHER BOMBERS KEYSTONE-LOENING AMPHIBIANS Both of these types have been developed ON ( r a period of years and are standard types that may he iouiul at all Air (]orps centers. f r r r , f Division of GURTISS-WRIGHT Page Four Hundred and Twenty-nine B ROKAW CLOTHING FURNISHINGS SHOES ' HATS BROADWAY AT 4IND ST. NEW YORK Luggage of Character Ollicers of the U.S. Army recognize the character of Crouch Fitzgerald as l)eing strictly in keeping with the high standards of appearance, serviceability and inherent qualities which they insist upon in every item of their equipment. TRUNKS, BAGS AND LUGGAGE Esldblished IS39 Crouch Fitzgerald Corp. . J. CANTON, President 345 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. Between 33rd and 3 ' ith Streets " Our Snowbound Highland Home " Page Four }lunilr il and Thirty TfR 1816 THE 1930 HORSTMANN UNIFORM Sixth and Cherry Sts. PHILADKLPHIA Company 74 Maryland Avenue ANNAPOLIS Arnn Officers ()Ti:: We handle all I lie M|)-l(i-(latc laliiics. anionj; which an- l laslics. Bara- llicas; imp()rt( d Whipcords and ( ial)ardin( ' s; also ini- porlcd li dil Bedford Cords and Cavalry Twills Cor l)rt ' cclu s. THE BLl E OUTFIT We have a full line of Dark Blue Clolh, Crepe and Doe- skin, Skyblue Doeskin and Elastique, Imported and Domestic. Uniforms and ijjciuipiiient Page Four Hundred and Thirty-one H • J • Hei.xz Company Growers, Makers and Distributors of the 57 VARIETIES PURE FOOD PRODUCTS Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania HELM ' S DELIGHTFULLY DIFFERENT CHOCOLATES Sold at all the principal Army Posts, Naval Stations and War Vessels in the East. Use our delicious Candies and you will buy no others. HELM CANDY COMPANY LANCASTKH, l A, THE MODEL D. B. HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES CORPS OF CADETS, WEST POINT, NEW YORK, TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 1930 Daily Bulletin: All Classes — 1. Detail for tomorrow: Officer in Charge — Sergeant Swartwood. Senior Officer of the Day — Cadet Diddlebock. Junior Officer of the Day— Cadet Winters. Senior Officer of the Guard — Cadet Jurney. Junior Officer of the Guard — Cadet Scott, L. C. Sergeant of the Guard Cadet Swofford. All Classes — 2. The following Cadets have been examined and found physically fit to participate in the below indicated sports: Chess Roy Odenweller Alexander Dudley All Classes — 3. Lost Articles. Cadet Comi)any Where lost Dice D Blackford M Kowalski G Schimmeldinger F Article Somewhere in Cul- 1 femme. lum Hall. Week-end leave. 1 pr. chevrons. AMI, PMl, SI, etc. 6 week-end leaves. Between North and Purple lady ' s hand- South Gates. bag, belonging to a lady with gold trimmings around the edges. All Classes — 4. The following boojcs have been received at the library: " Candide, " " Aphrodite, " " Lady Chatterley ' s Lover, " " Memoirs of Casanova. " All Classes — 5. Cadets are reminded that they will not attend hops wearing shoes having spikes or cleats of any kind. All Classes — 6. Pending the publication of changes in the Blue Book the following is announced: Add to par. 15.09: e. Table commandants will, hereafter, be held financially responsible for all hospital bills re- sulting from cuts, contusions, bruises, etc., received by Fourth Classmen from flying glassware, crockery, etc. First Class — 8. The following instructions concerning care of new officers ' uniforms and equipment will be observed: All buckles, cap ornaments, chains, clips, slides, ratchets, belt pawl levers, plunger screw cap, spring catch retainer, drum tangs, etc., will be shined, oiled, and will be prepared for morning inspection, each morn- ing. Boots will be shined and displayed. They will be turned soles up for S. I. All Classes — 9. The following changes in hop limits are an- nounced: Commencing at some point west of North Gate, run- ning east to the shore of the Hudson River, thence south- ward to the Thayer Hotel, thence westward as far as time and inclination permit, thence back to barracks in time for reveille. By order of Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Battalion, Wellsborouch Widcet, Major, Engineers, Assistant to the Commandant. Page Four Huiulri ' d iiiiil Thirly-ttio Choice of the United States Government Since 1847— It was al II.. ' ....H.-ak ..IIIm. lrxirai. War in IHIT. tl.al COLT ' S re- cpivcd Ih.-ir firsi C,nM-vum-ix cnnlract, Fnim ih. ' n until now " In con- sequenn- of n.aik. ' .l sui.. ' .i(..il lo any olh.-r known pistol, " Colt Revolvers and Auton.ati.- Pistols have been the official sidea.nis of the rni . NaxN and Marine Corps oflhe Inited States. When the rmy was op.-ninj; the West. Coll I ' irrarn.s w.mv Pi .neers whieh led the way for eivilization. Today they an- tlw sturdy protectors „f that civilizalinn, in th- luunc in industry, ami as the ofli.ial choice of nat ions. 5Si .. Colts Patent Fireahms Mfg. Go. SM. LL ARMS DIVISION HERTFORD, CONN., U. S. A. Since lS36 — lhe World ' s Slauclard hy Erery Test! Page Four Hundred and Thirty-three Break it! . . , , and see the delicate, flaky layers of tender crispness in this d elicious salted cracker — vo In Sunshine Krispy Crackers, flakiness is a fact . . . not an empty advertis- ing phrase. You can actually see the tiny flakes . . . layers upon layers of them! That ' s why Krispy Crackers are so tenderly crisp. That ' s why, too, these delicious little salted squares add such de- light to soups, salads, cheese and all sorts of spreads. S« eKRISPY FROM ' THE THOUSAND _ W INDOW BAKERIES ( c l.oo»e WUam Bitcxiit Co. R V C K E The MAYONNAISE used at the CADET MESS supplied by Emil W. Kuhl, Jr. MIDDLETOWN, N. Y. Inqiiirlps Soliciied ALBANY Active Men! You need its " Youth Units ' ALBANY DIVISION General Ice Cream Corporation Albany, N. Y. f B f Pane Four Ihindretl uiul Thirly-loiir of all tubes made in this country are FACTORY EQUIPPED with SCHRADER VALVES Y. -EARS ago Schrader made the first pneu- matic tire valve ever produced. Today, 17 tubes out of every 20 manufac- tured in the United States are equipped at the factory with Schrader Valve Assemblies. Why? Because countless tests, over many years, have proved that Schrader Valves in- flate faster, hold air better and last longer than any other valve. Tire makers know these facts. And the buy- ing public looks for the name Schrader on original equipment as well as on replacement valve parts. Schrader Products Give Satisfaction Because of their high reputation, Schrader Valves and Valve Parts find a ready acceptance with both public and trade. Motorists every- where have utmost assurance that Schrader Valves will hold air in the tires they ride on. Also, the trade finds that Schrader Products mean more satisfaction and fewer tire com- plaints. A. Schrader ' s Son, Inc., Brooklyn . . . Chicago . . . Toronto . . . London. f I J ) Fw. Gruelling tests have proved the superiority of this valve ever since pneumatic tires were first used. ' Be sure it ' s a Schrader — look for the name dirader Makers of Pneumatic Valves Since 1844 TIRE VALVES TIRE GAUGES Page Four Hundred and Thirty-five TO A TOP SHELF PHOTOGRAPH New Orders follow new regimes, and now Your silent and exclusive coniraderv. Your bond of common aristocracy, Witli gleaming brasses and the finery Of martial ornaments has been trespassed Upon. A vulgar throng of tubes, of soap. And brushes, has invaded your domain; Vi itli them scarce even dignity can cope, Availuigly enough. Yet there you must remain without defense. Except your calm serenity and an Instinctive poise that comes from knowledge of Superiority. Aloof, you scan The whole malodorous parade, and seem Immune to all the smells (for I ' ll not stoop To euphemism and call smells fragrances. When they would make most any flower droop. Dejectedly enough) . What incongruity that Cupid there Should dwell with you, midst all that strange array, And, with abandon, from your profile fair Dispatch his darts that seldom go astray. There, now he sits upon a slippery glass. And wings his arrows with an art That drives them on despite all mortal dodge. Till they have reached their mark and pierced my heart. Unerringly enough. It might appear, to one who did not know, That such plebeian company would be Too much for any qualities; but still ou show an excellence which stands quite free From all the dragging commonness that fate Can bring — that would make beauty shine no less Against adversity, if beauty were There too, and I will grant you loveliness, Graciouslv enough. Page Four Hundred and Thirty-six There Is No Obligation for the FINE SERVICE always to be foiiiul at The First National Bank and Trust Company of Highland Falls. Ample resources, adequate ecpiipment and hroad (■(iimcctions give us exceptional ])hysical advantages, hut ill addition there is al a s to In- found here a will- ingness to serve and an interesting and sympathetic understanding that are [)riceless. ecordiall iiixile Noiir accDiiiil and Ihr oppor- luiiit of serving noii in all iikhicn mall(M ' s. B A N K WITH r S ! THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST COMPANY HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. DESIGNATED DEPOSITARY FOR U . S . 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Miss Pernelia Olson, graduate of Public School 182, and at present connected with the confectionery department of Woolworth Company, is all dressed up for a day at West Point. Her novel costume is causing considerable comment from two of the men students. She will soon learn that West Point is co-educational if she can attract the attention of that Irish-looking fellow from the Tenth Gawgia. He can teach her a lot she doesn ' t know. So can the Military Police if they spot the length of that dress. Page Four Hundred and Thirty-eight ESTABLISHED A QUARTER CENTURY of COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHY 220 West 42 ) street New York completely EOl IPPEI) 10 UENDER THE lilCillEST ()L LLr CRAFTSMAN- SHIP AND AN EXPEDLIED SER TCE ON ROTH PERSONAL POHTRMTLRE AND IMIOTOGIWPHY FOB COLLEGE ANNUALS Official Photographer to the " 1930 HOWITZER ' ' Page Four Hundred and Thirty-nine THIS ISSTlTVTIOy SUPPLIES APPAREL WHICH EXPRESSES THE DESIRES OF COL- LEGE MEN IN EVERY DEGREE OF STYLE. 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MERRIAM COMPAIVY .Springfield, Mass. EL DICE ON LETTERS (Con tinued from page 413) West Point, New York, Saturday. Dear M.4ry: Who would ever have thoujidit thai you were coming up to West Point to see me? Certainly I wouldn ' t. However, if you will send me two pictures of yourself, one in a bathing suit and the other in an evening gown, I will write and tell you if I can gel out of being permanent room orderly. As for the Highland Fling, Pm afraid your talents must remain sub- merged until paragraph 6.09, Blue Book, stating that Cadets will not perform the Highland Fling or any other fling, is revoked. Send ])iclurcs to Jo. West Point, New York, Thursday. Dkak M hv: I have received the pictures, and would you believe it, I have just found out that I won ' t even be able to see you, be- cause, as I have said before, I am permanent room orderly. The lesson in Chemistry is to top of page 110 of Tillman ' s Chemistry. Imagine that. Jo. Dear Jo : Siwash College, Sunday. I am wondering if you would mind if I brought my room- mate up to West Point with me, which leads to the subject of my coming up. Do you know you haven ' t really asked me up at all, but it ' s all right, for, after all, really I hate con- vention.s, don ' t you? She is truly a marvelous girl (which starts the sales talk I, about five feet two (height or circum- ference?). I know any Cadet would be crazy to drag her. (Crazy is the word. I She is an exceptionally good talker, and has a lovely personality (lovely personality: 1. p. I. Now won ' t you write and tell me that it ' s all right for me to bring Esmeralda, because we are coming together anyway. Affectionately, Helen. West Point, N. Y., May 14, 1930. Dear Helen: Your letter of Sunda optimo received, redrawing of straws among the Yearlings to get a victim for Esmeralda. Of course, she may be terribly cute as you say she is, but listen, friend, after that last max you brought up here, I have been on the lookout for fat, frappy-eyed blind drags ever since. Y ' ou know my standards. If you think this one can go pro, O. K., but otherwise I ' m afraid I ' ll have to say " Sorr . " Wearily, Jo. Page Four Hundred and Forty Ucgulalioii at West Point lor niaii years— Hays Xliperscaill (iloves Daniel Hays Company (;lo i:i{s ilij-; i E V (n K SINCE 1854 Page Four Hundred and Forty-one The Moore Printing Company INCORPORATED ART PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS Printers of " THE POINTER ' " BUGLE NOTES ' " PEGASUS REMOUNTS ' NEW BURGH - ON - HUDSON NEW YORK Siwash College, Monday. Dear Jo: How can I ever repay you for being so lovely as to drag Esmeralda and me. (How? What about that $5.00 boodle book I gave to the sap who got stung with Esmeralda?) I wish week-ends like that would last forever. I know of noth- ing I would rather do than take walks and do all the things you Cadets devise which are so quaint. There were still loads of things I couldn ' t understand (ca va sans dire). I think a red sash looks much cuter than those plain white bells. Why don ' t you wear one? (Now that ' s a damfool question.) Ever, Helen. West Point, N. Y. Di: K Helen: 1 certainly appreciate your offer to pay me for services rendered in getting your ponderous friend around. You know, I thought at first you had brought a baby elephant until I saw she was too big for that. However, out of sym- pathy for the man who dragged Esmeralda, I gave him my boodle book my all for his all: 16 rounds with Esmeralda, the heftiest woman in thirteen counties. Now what shall I eat on Sunday night but fish and oyster sandwiches? Being what I am where I am, I can ' t accept money from you, so please try and get that boodle here before those Sunday-night oyster sandwiches. Yours, Jo. He: " The girl Fni goinf; lo marry must be beautiful, intelli- gent, lively, cheerful, wiii . cluirniing and artistic. " She: " This is so sudden! " ' Page Four Hundred and Forly-tivo Jacob Reed ' s Sons PHILADELPHIA Washington Atlantic City Manufacturers of High Grade Uniforms and Equipment for Army Officers ' Ink (mnscin-, (,(i Kill. TIM. Along- Page Four Hundred and Forty-three -HSIilBETTER MADE- NEW YORK MEN ' S HATS HABERDASHERY A WOMAN— WILL APPRECIATE THE SMART LINES OF YOUR NEW YOUNG ' s HAT BECAUSE IT HAS THAT METICULOUS FLARE WHICH MAKES REAL STYLE T ▼ . STOKES IN NEW () R K C I T Y •ALL OVER TOWN " Make Our Uiili-t Aslor Sliop ) ' )iir llrii l i i irliTs LEGGINGS SAM-BROWNE BELTS WALDBOiN CAIiliOLL NEW YORK CITY This is a well-dressed cadet on his way to reveille. His costume suggests a revival of the fad for peg-top trousers. He is wearing socks in a cute black to match his mood, and bedroom slippers by Sears and Roebuck. The gray gymnasium trousers, though not considered de rigueur in higher circles, are nevertheless greatly favored by the younger set. His shirt is not really a shirt at all, but pajamas by the Cadet Store. Note that he wears a cap in preference to a high hat, and that in the careless English manner, his coat remains unbuttoned. However, the open collar is decidedly les nerls. PIPE DREAMS O Pipe! Thou smouldering altar of drear Wreathe for me a vision of moonlit stream; With silent, moss-hung, wooded shores O ' er which the lonely night-owl soars. O Pipe! Sketch for mine eyes That picture which never dies. Of myself and thee, my sole desire. Beside a tiny, flickering, woodland fire. Page Four Hundred and Forly-jour AUGUSTA Military Academy ; :rki»itk.i Country location in the famous Shenandoah alley. Three hundred acres. Faculty coni- p ise i of Collefje-t rained men. Fire-proof barracks and modern equipment. Beautiful gymnasium containing three basketball floors, drill hall, in-door target range, lockers, etc.. has recently been added to the plant. An in-door swimming pool, heated during the winter, is open the entire session. Small classes and supervised study hall. In Sep- tember, 1929, the Academy sent 42 of its students to the various colleges and universi- ties of the country. Cadet band of 30 pieces. Ample miUtary equipment is supplied by the War Department without cost to the cadets. Every boy is encouraged to become a member of some athletic organization for physical de- velopment. Enrollment limited to .300 boys. The Academy has been under its present ownership for more than 60 years. Catalog on application. Address Col. T. J. Roller or Maj. C. S. Rdlci. .Ii. FORT DKFIWCI-:. A. Five A. U. ,4. 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" This book describes the coiiiplele variely of iiprifrhl iiiiif files in four- and five-drawer heights thai are availa ble in Arl Metal. n " V idcsections and Halfseclions. " These are lioiizonlal sectional (ilinf; cabinets that may be assembled to meet widely varied recjiiire- menls. D " Soclional »unU ' r Filinji Eqiiipnient. " More air -mure light — more working space. S|)ace-sa ing files I hat serve as oflice counters. Files for all l |)es of records are incUided in this line. D " An M.-ial I ' lanlilin . " Steel Planfiles for the irrlicdl tiling of tracings, drawings and blue prints. They keep large sheets flat, un- wrinkled, protected from fire and yet instantly accessible. n " Postin Jcx ' isible Fih-.s. " A complete range of visible filing devices that offer unique advantages in speed of handling, in capacity and in visibility. Four times the visible post- ing spai ' e of any other system. D " Art Metal .Steel Desks. " Flat-lop. roll-lop and special jxnpose desks at several price ranges are illustrated and described in this book. n " " t oniplele Protection for Valuable Rec- ords. " How to safeguard uninsurable prop- erly against loss by fire or theft. D " Steel Shelving. " A 32-page book that tells how to meet any storage requirement with ready-built, easily-erected steel shelving. »i(r request to the Art Metal Construction Co., Jnmeslouri, .V. 1., uill receive prompt attention. Steel Oflice Equipment • Desks • Safes and Files BRANCHES AND AGKNCIES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES Page Four Hundred and Forty-five kkl i ihiLULi ' i l li - jliuar jckLjiM ' . ' - ' ' ' WHAT A WHALE OF A DIFFERENCE FOUR YEARS MAKE ( . ' . ' I Page Four Hundred and Forly-six Franklin said: " THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD " Without PAPER the Pen is Powerless The Thomas W. Price Company Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Page Four Hundred and Forty-seven Vut Your Shoes in " Full Dress " O ' SULLIVAN ' S HEELS add spring to the step of active men. On Parade g r o 11 n d , or i n lover ' s lane, their live rubber con- tributes comfort and poise. They ' re tough — wear like dungarees.They ' rc trim — have the look of full dress. hen you order rubber heels, specifv O ' Sullivan ' s VOGEL ' S SHOE COMPANY Quality Footwear for Men, Women and Children 86 Water Street Newburgh, N. Y. Another picture showing the more formal side of student life. This popular student at Yousniay College is going to an officers ' meeting where he is scheduled to speak on " The difficulty of keeping one ' s arm from about a young lady ' s waist. " The pressed coat and trousers, shin- ing face, and highly polished shoes show the beneficial effects of compulsory military training. The apparent nervousness, shown by his trembling, is because of the fact that this is his second meeting in the past week and he is afraid the members might get fed up on what he has to say. Although he has already prepared a paper he fears the flood of destructive criticism which it and the talk are sure to loose. It has been said that for the number of men, the Corps of Cadets sends more to sick call than any other body of soldiers, yet it has fewer cases of serious sickness. To clarify to the uninitiated, it must be added that a few days of deadbeat in a quiet ward are a great relief from the worry and hurry of a strenuous existence. This practice was much more prevalent in the nol-so- distant past when a Yearling, harried by writs and demerits, learned the symptoms of appendicitis from a convalescent First Classman. Hurrying down to the hospital, he poured bis tale of woe into the sympathetic ear of the medico, ex- pecting a week under observation. Within two hours his appendix was reposing peacefully in a bath of alcohol, or whatever appendices are put into, and our Yearling was cogitating fiercely on the unalloyed joys of walking the area and boning descript. Page Four Hundred and Forly-eight St o Charles A. Mahoney Secretary 463 5th Avenve New York City CIVILand MILITARY BOOTMAKERS TORON ' Over a - Century in Business All this time under the contri)l of the Dack family. ( t generations) Not many firms on this continent can boast of such long history. Quality, regardless of price, is the reason for our success. For th( last three years we have had the privilege t)f exhibiting at West Point, and the fact that our sales each year have largely increased tends lo prove (he good tjualily of Dack ' s shoes. Cngligf) Jf ur Jf elt Caps ZHnlforms anb Equipment Cibtltata Cloti)C£i anb Cuxeiios )t tratton Company |3o£it tEailorS Jest loint, . g. West Pointers traditionally purchase the best boots obtainable — and that Ihey like and appreciate the quality in Dack ' s boots is a testimony of which we ai ' e very proud. Dack ' s shoes can only be obtained from ns direct either by mail or from our branch shops. Willi iiiir coinpl imenis we will gladly send you (iiir illii.ilnilcil Slyle Book and self-measurement chart. CIVIL AND MILITARY BOOTMAKERS 73 KING STREET WEST TORONTO Msn shops in Montrnil. Hnniilhm. iMtlih( Winnipeg and Calgary Page Four Hundred and Forty-nine a Q DeU9Kt one pou i( Sije Szf eOLOf N GLOW Packed in TiNs to keep the GOODNESS it Qn«xpfess sf ipmentjust I ' eceiVet yV ' om the famous 6OLOBW 6 LOW SHOPS m BOSTON ra Manufacturers of Shirts and Pajamas for MILITARY ACADEMIES AND SCHOOLS JULIUS SIMON INCORPORATED NEW YORK, N.Y. A. B., n. Area Bird. A knight of the graveled court. Kaydel walking tours in the area. Absolute, n. A goat; one of the immortals. Augustine, n. A late arrival. Plebe who arrived in August and thus deadbeated half of beast barrarks. A. M. I., n. The Tartiral Department ' s version of an Easier egg hunt, wherein dust and dirt are substituted for the traditional eggs and searched for six days a week. Morn- ing inspection of barracks. Area, n. The inner patio of Central Barracks. Foul yard in- habited by the birds on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Army Child, n. One born to the Khaki. Son of an officer. B. A., n. Busted Aristocrat. The man upon whom the Batt. Board has conferred its degree, and its attached punish- ment, in exchange for a pair of chevrons. B-Ache, n. An explanation of a delinquency report, or any other faux pas. 1 ' . To explain anything with a view toward absolving oneself from guilt — or punishment. Batt. Board, n. The reincarnation of the Spanish Inquisition, which generously dispenses demos, cons, slugs, or what- did-you-ask-for. You can walk away with anything with them. Beast, n. A new plebe. Beast Barracks, n. The " intensive training period " occupying the first two months of a plebe ' s demise at the Academy. B-Food, n. Any of W. K. Kellogg ' s or the fiendishly original preparations served at breakfast in the kaydet refectory. Also applied to the thick paste used on targets from its similar taste, appearance and nourishing properties. B. J., adj. Bold before June. -Applied to smart-aleck plebes. Bird, n. One who inhabits the area wastes. Blase, adj. Possessed of a world-wearied air. Also fresh- ness or wise-cracking on the part of a plebe. Blue Book, n. The Corn ' s own bit of plagiarism on Emily Post. The ten ( thousand I Commandments governing the perfect behavior of a kaydet. Board Fight, n. An examination conducted at the blackboards. Bone, V. To assiduously apply oneself in order to gain a de- sired end, as to bone academics, to bone dis, to bone muck. Page Four Hundred and Fifty i TEITZEL ' S CUSTOM-MADE Boots Belts Puttees and Trees Known the world over for their Superior Workmanship and Quality of Leather EITHER IMPORTED OR DOMESTIC CALF- SKINS The most talked of Boot in the U. S. Army to-day Tcitzel Findings Extraordinary: Saddle Soap, IjCathcr ( " ream, (lordo llidt ,a es. Boot Jarks, and ll H ks Teitzel-Jones-Deliner BOOT COMPANY WICIIITX - K S S MILITARY 1 Insignia and Equipments 1 Standard for More Than 45 Years Look for these trade marks on all N. S. Meyer quality insignia and buttons All merchandise manufactured and distributed by this firm is guaran- teed to give complete satisfaction to the purchaser. OurRoIlcdCiold insisriia and butlDus (identiKed by the M E Y K R SHIELD above) have a solid f ld wearing sur- face more lasting than solid gold. Made „n.i Mover Metal ba e that » ill stand the MARTI. 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THE BEST IN MATERIAL AND CRAFTSMANSHIP ■ PERFECTION IN DETAIL AND TRUE VALUE ' Dance ' ' Programs • Itivitations and Favors Class Stationery • Pins and 1{ings Christmas and Visiting Cards Si KILLKRAFTERS, INC. STATIONERS ENGRAVERS . JEWELERS PHILADELPHIA Boodle, n. Confections or refreshments. Food that is pleasantly edible and nourishing, hence any that is not purveyed in the West Point apple-rice emporium. — Fight, n. A gathering of the clans to give fitting welcome to someone ' s box of boodle. — Hound, n. One who has his moist nose on the trail of boodle and never fails to bay prodigiously at every discovery. Boodlers, n. The one and only confectioners, and carefully censored drug store, on the reservation. Bootlick, n. Pull, stand.in. I ' . To curry favor. Brace, n. A strained position, indicating " marked attention in assuming an erect and soldierly posture. " V. To move the shoulders back and the chin in, as a plebe . . . should. ( Largely obsolete in this sense.) Break In, or Out, v. To enter or leave the hospital. B. S., n. British Science, Barracks Satire, Talk. Buck, n. A chevronless kaydet. An enlisted man. V. To run against the established order and code, to turn Bolsheviki. Bugle, V. To hold silent communion with a blackboard for an entire recitation period to avoid reciting. Bust, V. To reduce to ranks, i. e.: to confer the B. A. degree. Butt, n. What is left of the whole, as the butt of a skag, of a month, two days and a butt. Cit, fi. A free and happy civilian. Cits, n. The symbols of freedom that leave the moth halls only on the rare occasion of a leave. Civilian glad rags. Coast, n. The married man ' s branch of the army. Con, n. A period of meditation and reverie given to kaydets in which they are requested, per the T. D., to remain in quarters. Coffee Corp, n. The plebe who presides over the tea, coffee, and cocoa when at table. Cold, adj. .Absolute, positive, in the nth degree. Color Line, n. Impromptu entertainment given on summer camp evenings. Com, II. Allah ' s prophet, who himself can ilo no wrong, hut catches all others who do. Com ' s Back Yard, n. The area; home of the brave and the one- time, would-be, free. Corp, II. Corporal. One who .stands on the first rung of the bootlick ladder. Page Four Hundred and Fijty-tuo 0ass of 1950 J ' UCCtJJ! ) HE friendships ... the joys ... the cares of the days at the academy will long be re- membered. In many instances the friendships formed during the four years will be life long. We hope that among the many pleasant mem- ories of Academy days will be Stetson Shoes . . . friends to cadets for many years. There are Stetson Shoe Shops and Agencies in all the principal cities of the country. 9 c yKT ON HOI COMPANY 7tic. Sout i lOeL moutk , flassr. K W YORK SHOPS 289 Madison Avenue, near 4lst Street 15 West 42nd Street, near Fifth Avenue Broadway at 45th Street, Hotel Astor 143 Broadway at Liberty J Page Four Hundred and Fijly-three HUDSON GREAT 8 and ESSEX CHALLENGER THE FINEST CARS OF THE 1:M Don ' I forget to gire us a call and we will lie ready for a demonstrulion A. BOSCH SON, Inc. Phone 137 WEST POINT Phone 20 HIGHLAND FALLS O. G.: " Now, Mr. Ducrol, we ' ll see how much yon know ahout nomenclature. Where ' s the balance of your rifleV " Plebf. Sentinel: " This is all they gave me, sir! " Cow, n. Milk. Courier, n. Tan bark artist. Equestrian who lets his mount run away with him. C. Q., n. Call to quarters. The period during which a kaydet must be in bis room, and, presumably, studying. C. C. Q., n. Cadet in charge of quarters for a twenty-four- hour tour. Crawl, t ' . To reprimand, as a plebe. D., adj. Deficient in academics. Deadbeat. n. One who deadbeals. t;. To work bard doing nothing. Demo, »i. The unit measure in the award of punishments, most often occurring in triplets or quadruplets. The rea- son why Christmas leaves are lost. Dissy, adj. One who is meticulous in all his personal appoint- ments — one who bones discipline, or dis. Div, n. Four-story prison corridor of barracks. Doughboy, n. An infantryman. D. P., n. Dining permit. The gentle act of eating at the Thayer rather than at the Palais des Prunes. Drag, n. Stand-in. t ' . To celebrate a birthday or make with forced applica- tions of pomade, sanimy, etc. To escort as a femme. To take oflf, as white trou. Drive, c. To connnand or conduct. D. T., II. Double time. Ducrot Dumcrot Mr. Term of address Dumbjohn Dumfilbert, etc. } , . i • . i u used in speaking to pieces. Dumbguard Duninozzle Elephanl, ii. One not proficient in tripping the light fanlaslic. Elephant Squad, n. Those who worship Mr. Vizay as the muse Terpsichore reincarnate. Engineer, n. One whose brain is bis most prized possession. Kaydet who ranks high academically. Page Four Hundred and Fijty-jour peal ' s representatives visit the principal camps and cities, itinerary sent on request Page Four Hundred and Fifty-five Anti -Aircraft Searchlights and Sound Locators SPERRY GYROSCOPE CO., Inc. BROOKLYN NEW YORK F. D n. Full Dress. Military strait-jacket. Feed Hops, n. Those few and far between, stag-infesled hops where refreshments are served. Femme, n. One of the sex. Fess, n. A total loss, or failure. V. To fail miserably. File, n. The John Doe kaydet. Find, n. To discharge for academic failure. To give one, as the Academic Board does, his walking papers. Fish-eye, n. Tapioca (mess hall variety). Flanker, n. One of the stalwart pillars of strength that support the nobility of our institution. One who has assimilated post-toast ies to push him over the five-foot-ten line. Flirtation Walk, n. West Point ' s Lovers " Lane. Fore! excl. Warning cry to advertise the approach of anything with a sting like a fast driven golf ball, as the O. C, the O. D., etc. Formation, n. Any military formation. Also, an involved re- lationship between two persons. Foundation, n. That cataclysmic day when P. Echols pub- lishes his walking papers. Foundling, n. An est inventus. One who has been found. He: " See that man over there throwing the javelin ' : Well, he ' ll be our best man next year. " She: " Oh, but Ronald, this is so sudden! " Fried Egg, n. The crest of the Military Academy as applied to such things as tarbuckets, dress caps and vanity cases. Furlough, «. The one bright spot, the one period of surcease and happiness, the one oasis in the desert of four years at the Academy. Gig, n. Report of delinquency, skin, quill, t ' . To report as above. Coat, n. An immortal. An anchor man in academics. Grind, n. Any long, painful process. Hence, a joke. Gross, n. Uncouth, rustic, provincial. Growly, n. Catsup. V. To take on the color of the above. Cum, V. To tie-up. Gunner, n. Plebe whose duty is to keep a plenitude of food on the table. Hall-cats, n. The noise makers of the drum and bugle corps who salute the dawn-long hours before sunrise. Hell-Dodgers, ii. Mend)ers of the pious sect who bone Silver Bar and frequent the Y. M. C. A. meetings. Those rare creatures who do not cuss, neither do they swear. Hell-on-the-Hudson, n. Our rockbound highland home. Page Four Hundred and Fifly-six speaking of THE " WASP " GATHERS IN SIX MORE k|4 LEE SHOENHAIR has established six new world ' s speed records for class C airplanes. He flew the " Wasp " powered Lock- heed Vega monoplane " Miss Silvertown, " owned by the B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company. These new marks are as follows: WITH 1000 KILOGRAMS LOAD 1. Distance of 100 kilometers at 175.997 miles per hour 2. Distance of 500 kilometers at 168.114 miles per hour 3. Distance of 1000 kilometers at 152.702 miles per hour W ITH 500 KILOGRAMS LOAD 4. Distance of 100 kilometers at 185.42 miles per hour 5. Distance of 500 kilometers at 171.288 miles per hour 6. Distance of 1000 kilometers at 152.702 miles per hour Recognition hy the Federation Aeronautique Internationale of these new records will cre lit the United States with 23 motor flight, heavier than air world ' s records. Pratt hitney will hold 12 of these, or more than lialf of this country ' s heavier than air rec- ords, and three times as many as are held hy anv other American aeronautical engine manufacturer. Not only in the establishment of world ' s records, but in the everyday carrying of mail, passengers and express, " Wasp " and ' " Hornet " engines are demonstrating that dependability which comes only with proven design and unusual craftsmanship. PRATT WHITNEY AIRCI AFTCa HARTFORD • • • CONNECTICUT Dniiion of Uiiilrd Aircrjfi OTramporl Corporation Manufactured in Canada by Canadian Pratt 8l Whitney Aircraft Co., Ltd., Longueuil, P. Q.; in Con- tinental Europe by Bavarian Motor Works, Munich; in Japan by Nakajima Aircraft Works, Tokio. Wasp t Hornet i tes- Page Four Hundred and Fifty-seven AORDINARY HEROISM _rtOK HE VAS AWARDED CCISHEO SERVICE CROS ' m BRONZE MEMORIAL TABLETS United States Military Academy W L H. JACKSON COMPANY ESTABLISHED 1827 FAHTORIES . FOXTNDRfES 335 ( BROOK L t iSw - WHEN CAUGHT UP A TREE — BE NONCHALANT- SHOOT THE bull! H. I. Card, n. Card on which the kaydet (who remembers) chalks up the reason for his absence from quarters. Hive, t;. To understand. Hivey, n. Brilliant, smart. One bursting with misinformation. Hop, n. Formation, where, as the society so delicately puts it, one dances. Hundredth Night, n. The night which is a hundred days from June, or, the show given on Hundredth Night. Juice, n. Electricity as imbibed at our college. I-Co. (I. Kaydetish red flannels, worn only by the shameless. Immortal, n. Absolute, goat. Junk Saturday, n. Saturday in each month on which field equipment is displayed for inspection. Laundry Spike, n. Large pin — sometimes. Limits, n. The limits of our wanderings, the boundaries be- yond which the dictates of authority forbid us to go. L. P., adj. Lacking in possibilities. Not graced with an over- abundance of pulchritude or charm. Mail-Dragger, n. Plebe to whom is entrusted the task of de- livering the mail in barracks. Make, n. One who sports chevrons on his arm; pet of the T. D. V. To give chevrons to. Max, n. The ne plus ultra of perfection. V. To do something perfectly. Middy, n. One of our confreres in blue whose habitat is be- side the Severn. Missouri National, n. Traditional rain-producing tune, whistled in hope of having p-rade called off. Muck, n. Brawny strength and its accompanying piliferous chest. O. A. O., n. The raison pourquoi nearly everything. The one and only. O. C, n. Officer in Charge. Daily editor-in-chief of the skin sheet. O. D., n. First ranking flunkey of the O. C. O. G., n. O. D. ' s assistant who rings bells and flings the uni- form flag to the breeze. P., n. Professor. Often an instructor. P. C. S., n. Previous condition of servitude. P. D., n. Police detail. Pennsylvania Dutchman. Pipe, n. A snap. V. To indulge in rosy dreams of anticipation; to build the proverbial castles in Spain. Plebe, n. A fourth classman, who is brutally hazed by the three upper classes at West Point. Plebe Bible, n. The official " Bugle Notes ' " ; the handbook of plebe tradition and etiquette. P. M. E., n. Practical Military Engineering. P. M. E., n. Lunch provided on the occasion of football trips and invariably consisting of a dill pickle, fillingdess sand- wich and an apple. Page Four Hundred and Fifty-eight ualil:y iQer ice Iwin Vvirjners Cross the Line with Taylor THE HOUSE Itffia SPORT BUILT 22 CAST 42nd Sr. NEW TORH. N. T. LATEST SPORTS BOOK MAILED ON REQUEST DISCOUNTS FAERY QUEEN SOCIETY HOLDS ANNUAL PAGEANT On May 3(1 the Faery Queen Society, the Cadet endeavor toward the development of the aesthetic sense, held its Annual Spring Pageant beneath the thirteenth division. H. Frothinghani de Frothinghani, Tiiird Class, and Harold Cecil Percy Bilgewater, also of the moonhowlers, was allowed to be President Emeritus and ex- Officio by way of consolation. Buster Perry rendered the Dance of the Seven Veils I also most of the veils I and Chief Moore recited " I Would I Were a Fireflv, " a bit of awfullv blank verse. Page Four Hundred and Fifty-nine 4 The - Army Man During the rest of your life, profit by this! STUDY food and food labels. Avoid processed, refined and denatured foods, as natural foods will best sustain you in physical and mental health and strength. Whole wheat foods have been too long rejected by Americans for the good of the health of our nation. Wheatsworth whole wheat products nourish and sustain; digest easily and regulate the intestinal tract Our products consist of Wheatsworth Whole Wheat Crackers, Cereal, and Flour. They are delicious. WHEATSWORTH, Incorporated AVENUE D AND 10th STREET New York City Podunk, n. The town which has sprouted around the log cabin birthplace of our hero. Also the newspaper from one ' s home town, usually containing such items of current interest as reports of church bazaars and chautauquas. Asa L. Shipman ' s Sons Established 1837 c Xlo New York N. Y. Police, n. To throw away, as a kaydet a pair of trou, or a horse a kaydet. To clean. Policing, n. Resectioning of a class in any academic subject. Poop, n. A bulletin or written order. Anything to be memo- rized. Poop-Deck, n. The Romeo-and-Juliet balcony on the guard house whereon stalks the all-seeing O. C. P-rade, n. Assemblage of kaydets, band and immaculately garbed spectators on the Plain. Pred, n. Predecessor. The traditional helping hand and modest object of emulation of each plebe. The one in whose footsteps we are supposed to follow. Previi, n. Any unexpectedly early happening of an event. Pro, adj. Academically proficient. P. S. To escort, drag. Favor femmes with one ' s hallowed presence. Quill, n. Delinquency report. Skin, gig. V. To report for a delinquency. Rank, n. Military status. t;. To deserve by virtue of ability or just plain nobility of character. Recognition, n. The climax of plebedom, the attachment of social equality with the rest of the Corps through the medium of graduation, p-rade and the extended hanil. Recognize, v. To place on a status of equality or friendship with oneself. As to recognize a plebe. Regs, n. The contents of the Blue Book. Req., n. To requisition, purchase through the Cadet Store. Reverse, n. Antonym of bootlick. Run-it-out, V. To perpetrate a clandestine jail break, as to go A. W. O. L. after taps. Run-it-on, v. To take mean advantage of. Runt, H. A killingly energetic parcel of sheer daniphoolery (obs.l. The quintessence of perfection, personifying the adage that all gooil things come in small packages. Sally Port, n. The east, west or north archway entrance to the area. Sammy, n. Mess hall molasses purportedly ( ' 1 without flies. S. I., n. Saturday inspection. Short, adj. Given to abusive use of authority. Skagg. II. Cigarette. Page Four Hundred and Sixty ■■P PUBLISHED EVERY OTHER FRIDAY BY THE COBPS OF CADETS Literature Stories . . . Articles . . . Book Reviews . . . Verse ... All the best literary efforts of The Corps are found be- tween the covers of The Pointer. Humor Cartoons . . . Jokes . . . Humorous erse . . . Puns . . . The Humor Department of The Pointer is up to the standard of the better collejie comics. News Professional Notes . . . News of West Point . . . Authentic Write-ups of Army- Sports . . . To keep informed of the happeninfis at West Point, one must read The Pointer. Editoru l Comment and Dis- comment on Things Concerning the Acad- eniv . . . Paragraphs a III F. P. A The editorial pages of The Pointer show unmis- takably how and what cadets think. THE POINTER is tlie only pul)lkalioii of The Corps of Cadets. It is truly a product of The Corps: more than fifty cadets con- tribute to each nuinher; more than four thousand (officers, cadets and friends of The Corps) eagerly read each number. It is conducted on a non-profit basis solely for the benefit and pleasure of The Corps. It combines the fimctions of a newspaper, a college comic and a literary |)eriodical. In 1Q2. " 5 it was started as an experiment; today it is an established institution in The Cor[)s. One cannot keep abreast of west point without reading the pointer. the sub- SCRIPTION rate IS THREE DOLLARS A YEAR. A CHECK FOR THREE DOLLARS BRINGS YOU THE POINTER EVERY OTHER FRIDAY FROM SEPTEMBER ' tIL JUNE. TO SUBSCRIBE, SEND THE CHECK TO THE CIRCULATION MANAGER, THE POINTER. ScptemtMr 15. i ' JT THE Fn ST POINTER Page Four Hundred and Sixty-one GEORGE S.W ALLEN .:. ALFRED F. HAENLEIN GEORGE S. WALLEN COMPANY COFFEE SOLE PURVEYORS OF COFFEE TO THE CADET MESS, ALSO THE officers ' MESS AT WEST POINT, NEW Y O R K 89 WATER STREET NEW YORK CITY Telephones: 12U, 1242, 12 43. 1241, Bowling Green Cable Address: " M ' allenite " PURVEYORS OF FINE MEAT PRODUCTS TO U-S-M-A STAHL-MEYER THIRD AVENUE at izych Street NEW YORK CITY Skin, n. Delinquency report, gig, quill. The personal item of bail news on the daily skin sheet. I ' . To gig, quill. Slimy, n. Dirty, messy. Of color. Slip-Stick, n. Slide rule. Instrument remarkably devoid of correct answers. Slum, n. Mess hall delicacy politely known as stew. Slug, II. The charming little gifts of the Batt. Board, measured in tours or miles. V. To make one the happy recipient of a slug. Snake, n. Beau Brummell. Frequenter of Cullum. Soiree, n. Any bother or irksome task or duty. V. To trouble unnecessarily. Sound off, II. The ultimate development of one ' s vocal cords; one ' s parade-ground voice. V. To call out loudly, to speak one ' s piece. Speck, I ' . To memorize verbatim or nearly so. Spoon Up, V. To try to outguess the T. D. in its search for quill. Spoony, adj. Natty in appearance. Fauntleroyish. Step Out, V. Se mettre en galop. Supe, n. His Majesty, the Commanding General of the post. Tac, II. Tactical officer. Skin hound who forgets that the quality of mercy is not strains. Tarbucket, n. Full dress hat. West Point equivalent of the stovepipe (with damper wide open). T. D. n. The Com and his minions. Tenth, n. A thirtieth of the maximum work. The futile goal of the cut-throat and tenth hound, garnered only by ilint of bitter struggle in the section room. Tenth Avenue, n. The road between the academic buildings, the no-man ' s land in the battle of the tenth. Tenth Sheet, ii. The weekly chart of marks for each kaydet. Then, n. The mirage in the desert of pipe dream, usually associated with the O. A. O. Page Four Hundred and Sixty-tuo STEEL--- the Foundation of Modern Industry VVmi.K many different materials are necessary to modern in- dustry, none of them possesses the basic importance of steel. Industry today is turning to the steel-maker with new and more exacting requirements. Bethlehem has anticipated the more rigid steel require- ments that are the natural outgrowth of this condition, and is splendidly equipped to meet them. Stronger steels have been developed in Bethlehem Lab- oratories. A higher degree of uniformity, both in chemical analysis and in working quality of steel, has been attained to meet the requirements of large-volume manufacturing. Pro- duction schedules are more flexible and larger stocks are maintained, enabling Bethlehem to respond promptly to the heavy demands that occur when small inventories and hand- to-mouth buying are the rule. To the user of steel Bethlehem offers the facilities of large plants, equipped along the most modern lines and producing steel in the grades and quantities that he requires. BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY GENERAL OFFICES: BETHLEHEM, PA. Dillricl Officii: New York. Boston. Philadelphia. Baltimoi Washington. Atlanta. Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Cleveland. Cinci nati. Detroit. Chicago. St. Louis. Pacific Coast Distrihul Francisco. Los . ngele; Export Distributor: Bethlche: Broadway. New York City. Steel Export Corpor; BETHLEHEM Page Four Hundred and Sixty-three QUALITY MERCHANDISE BOOTS— SHOES The Reveille Legging Co. Manufacturers of High-Grade Leggings and Sam Browne Belts. Made to individual measurements. Also Importers of Stock and Made to Measure Boots and Shoes. Catalog and measurement blanks furnished on request. LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS C. H. HYER SONS Military Bootmakers Since 1880 Made Only to Measure Made Only by Hand , Best Imported Leather TRAVELING REPRESENTATIVE W.O.BEAVER C. H. HYER SONS O LATHE, KANSAS Tie Up, V. To fumble things. Tin School, n. Institution of learning that is military either in name or otherwise. Tour, n. n hour ' s pleasant stroll as an area bird, a twenty- hour tour of duty, as guard or C. C. Q. Turkey, n. A weird conglomeration of everything edible and many things not. The ultimate degeneration of hash. Turnback, n. One so deeply enamored of his environment that he wishes to spend five years instead of four in graduating. Walri, n. Those not proficient in the gentle art of natation. Water Corp, n. Plebe who pours water and catches glasses. Wife, n. One ' s spouse perforce. Roommate. Wooden, adj. Devoid of intelligence. Stupid. Woof-Woof, n. Battalion Sergeant-Major. Writ, n. A written examination, wherein the academic depart- ment learns how little you know. Write up, r. To skin. Yearling, n. Kaydet in the cocoon of time that is to awaken to furlough. A third classman. (In June, 1863, Ralph Waldo Emerson urns a mem- ber of the Board of Visitors to the Military Academy. The follotmng of his observations may prove of interest.) " I think it excellent that such tender youth shouhl be made so manly and masterly in rough exercises . . . " The Academy should be relieved of teaching to spell and parse English. " There is nothing beyond the post, no village, no shops, no bad company. " At West Point I entered some of the chambers of the cadets in the barracks, and found two cadets in each, standing, as if on guard. The mattress on the catnp iron bed was rolled up into a scroll. ' Who makes your bed? ' ' I do. ' ' Who brings your water? ' ' I do. ' " Is civilization built on powder? — built on buttons? " Page Four Hundred and Sixty-jour Compliments of the New York Giants c CHARLES A. STONEHAM President JOHN J. AIcGRAW Vice-President and Manager LEO J. BONDY Treasurer JAMES J. TIERNEY Secretary Page Four Hundred and Sixty-five GIFTS for CHRISTIVIAS GRADUATION BIRTHDAYS WEDDINGS Svmbolical of West Point Aliiiialures and Crests for all classes. Illustrated Brochure mailed upon request. Jeweler - Medalist - Stationer SOUTHEAST CORNER CHESTNUT AND l. ' Uh STREETS PHILADELPHIA ALBERT MORE Merchant Tailor BREECHES MAKER for CA ALRY SCHOOL " AT RILEY " 122 WEST SEVENTH STREET JUNCTION CITY. KANSAS Mail Orders Solicited. Samples, Prices, Measure Blanks on request SECOXD CLASS (Continued from page 261) LOUISIANA Baldwin, Charles P New Orleans Heiss, Gustave M New Orleans Mooney, Henry K New Orleans MAINE Berg, Frederick T Portland Cassevant, Albert F South Portland Lee, Robert M Augusta Williams, Gerald E Presque Isle Yates, Donald N Bangor MARYLAND Brady, John W Annapolis Hammond, John R Ellicott City Purnell, Edward K Edgewood Turpin, William P., Ill Centreville Waters, John K Lutherville MASSACHUSETTS Blunda, Gaspare F East Boston Cotter, Edward J Brockton Gallup, Walter F North Adams Hunter, Howard H Holyoke Jackson, Irving W North Adams Malloy, John T North Adams Semple, Russel B Cambridge MICHIGAN Adair, Phineas H Saginaw Eddy, Elwin H Lansing Griffith, Russel H Detroit Hickey, Terrence R. J Detroit McCrimmon, Kenneth A South Haven Markham, Harrison S Detroit Webber, Donald B Deadwood Gulch MINNESOTA Danek, Richard R Onomia Dickey, Joseph K Princeton Fulton, Robert F Marshall Herrick, Curtis J Warren Hiddleston, Eugene W Minneapolis Irvine, Michael M Minneapolis Parker, Theodore W Minneapolis Peyton, Hamilton M Duluth MISSISSIPPI Eaton, Robert E. L Petit Gordon, John C Hattiesburg McClellan, James T Flora McGowan, Clarence D Seminary Truly, Merrick H Fayette MISSOURI Carroll, Joseph F St. Louis Gough, Deane Butler Guenther, Lewis A Kansas City Hall, William C St. Louis Kauffman, Roy K St. Louis Landaker, Charles L Clinton Moore, Ernest Caruthersville Russel, Sam C Cameron Westphaling, Charles P St. Joseph (Continued on page 468) Page Four Hundred and Sixty-six l im THE ARMY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION THE ARMY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION was born of necessity. In times gone by insurance companies considered Army Officers poor risks and either refused to insure them or charged them extra premiums. American Army Officers, seeing the need of immediate help for their famihes in emergency, in- stituted this Hfe insurance concern in 1879. Among its charter members were Generals Phihp H. Sheridan. R. C. Drum. G. W. Davis. Arthur Mc. rthur, W. R. Shaffer, S. B. M. Young, and Emory Upton. At first a term insurance plan was used but in 1897 the Association, having proved its worth, was reorganized as an ordinary life institution and there has recently been adopted a plan for paid-up insurance with cessation of premiums which should prove a beneficial privilege to those who leave the Army or retire. The surplus in the regular Reserve is credited to individual accounts and helps to give fully paid-up insurance in old age. FOR OVER A HALF CENTURY, this organization, const ilu led and directed by its rmy-()fficer membership, has provided Army Officers with life insurance at rates averaging lower than those of reputable com- mercial companies, has consistently made immediate payments of benefits and never defaulted upon a payment nor been sued. There has never been serious criticism of the management of the institution, its accounts or investments, and its strongest advocates are its members and the widows it has helped. It has never been in financial difficulty in spite of money panics. ef)i(jeniics, and wars. Those insured are select risks of varied age. rank and duty in the Army and the Association ' s mortality rate has averaged con- siderably below actuarial expectations. INVESTMENTS have been made in conservative and safe securities so that the Reserve has had a gradual and steady growth. Securities are purchased only upon the advice of professional invest- ment counsel. The Kxperience Table shows the growth of membership to have been gradual, consistent, and healthy and to have conformed closely to the increase in the Army since the inception of the institution. The age of its members has held compara- tively young and its Reserve has always been more than sufficient to meet instantly all benefits due. INSURANCE BENEFITS are paid instantly when a member dies, one-half being transmitted by wire and one-half by mail. An outstanding feature of the Association ' s work is its help in preparing the pension and other claims for the bereaved parents, widows and families of its members. This service, built up through years of experience, assures the relatives of members that their rights as to Government allowances will be prot ected. The importance of this service may be appreciated by the fact that families of officers who were not members of the Association are known to have lost thousands of dollars because they failed to file timely claims and proper supporting evidence for pensions and other Government allowances. OFFICERS AND CADETS are eligible for membership. Eivery First Classman should become a member and support the work of this Association, not only as a matter of good business but as a matter of esprit de corps as well. Page Four Hundred and Sixty-seven HEALTH, WEALTH AND PROSPERrrY! (And the greatest of these is Health) IVl ILK produced from clean, healthy cows housed on one farm and handled by clean, healthy men needs no pasteurizing. " ARDEN-PRODUCED MILK ' meets these requirements and spells H-E-A-L-T-H to the consumer. We tender this information, with our compliments, to the Howitzer. ARDEN FARMS DAIRY COMPANY " A Rainy Afternoon in Camp " MONTANA Cardell, Robert L Missorela Cave, John W Great Falls Wilson, Norton B Colstrip Wirak, Lewis R Butte NEBRASKA Hampton, William A Gothenburg Jewell, Richard L Lincoln NEVADA Read, John W. M Reno NEW JERSEY -Armstrong, Donald K Roselle Park Carter, Richard S West Orange Davis, William A., Jr East Orange Hauck, Clarence A., Jr Elizabeth Quackenbush, Robert E Paterson Redden, Frederick R Irvington Smellow, Samuel Atlantic City Warren, Frederick H Newark NEW YORK Bard, Charles R Johnson City Bell, William J Buffalo Buck, Champlin F., Jr Lockport Burns, Paul Rockville Center Carter, Marshall S West Point Chandler, William E New York City Dickson, Merwin S Waterford Diestel, Chester J New York City Esdorn, Walter H New York City Flaherty, Gerald H Binghamton Greene, Alphonse A Schenectady Hannier, Stephen R New York City Hardick, William L Rochester Hockenberry, Earle W Bronxville Holland, Robert P Scarsdale Howe, Anthony S Pelham Manor Kreuger, Orrin C Buffalo Lehrfeld, Irving Brooklyn Lichirie, Cornelius A Ml. Vernon Maloney, James E Brooklyn MacLaughlin, Victor J Port Chester McAleer, John H., Jr Buffalo McBride, Clyde R Brooklyn Messinger, Edwin J Kingston Mitchell, Elmo C Brooklyn Moore, Roger W New York City Pachler, Francis T New York City Passarella, Pasquale New York City Perry, Miller O Binghamton Pumpelly, James W Candor Raymond, Charles W Cambridge Stunkard, Robert A New York City Sutherland, Alexander J Flushing Thompson, Elmer L Laurellon Tiniberlake, Edward J., Jr West Point Urban, Charles R White Plains Wise, Richard H Walertown NORTH CAROLINA Arnold, Milton W A.sheville Brown, Sidney G., Jr Greensboro Candler, Harry W Selma Cassidy, William F Fort Bragg Duffy, Marcellus Newbern Leinster, Roy L Raleigh (Continued on page 470) Page Four Hundred and Sixty-eight RADIO- KEITH-ORPHEUM COAST-TO-COAST CIRCUIT of THEATRES VAUDEVILLE EXCHANGE General Book ni Offices: PALACE THEATRE BUILDING 1564 Broadwav, New York CLUB AND PRIVATE ENTERTAINMENT BUREAU ' Provides anything — From a Magician to a Circus 1564 BROADWAY, NEW YORK RKO PRODUCTIONS, in Producers Jihl Distributors of " RADIO PICTURES " DISTINCTIVE SCREEN ATTRACTIONS Ldiiuchiug An Em of Electrical Entertiihiment 1560 BROADWAY, NEW YORK Page Four Hundred and Sixty-nine Hosiery " ' i Gloves Cotton : Silk : Wool BUY " CASTLE GATE " for quality and service " NONE BETTER MADE " So our Army friends tell us E. B. SUDBURY 432 Fourth Avenue New York, N. Y. QUERY Sohlier Boy, in cloak of grey, Answer if you please This question I have on my mind And don ' t you dare to tease. You ' ll hear my query? — Listen then — I ' m asking you as girl to man: WHY DON ' T YOU WRITE? (or do you think The sword is mightier than the pen?) ! Marge. ANSWER Soldier ' s girl, so far away. It ' s you I wish to please. Enough this is, I hope you ' ll say, To put you at your ease. You ' ve read my answer? Hearken, then, I ' m telling you as best I can. I ' ve " done you right " with this, my pen. ' Tis quite as mighty as the man. NORTH DAKOTA Ayers, Loren A Shields McGee, John H Minot OHIO Cook, Earle E Cleveland Gay, Alfred Youngstown Mayo, Paul A Cincinnati Rodenhauser, Jermain F Toledo Skeldon, John R Toledo Taylor, William, Jr Cleveland OKLAHOMA Elegar, Augustus G Tulsa Lawson, Dick H Nowata OREGON Dick, Philip V Portland Schmick, Peter Portland PENNSYLVANIA Beishline, John R Scranton Blanning, James C New Castle Bogart, Frank A Warren Boyd, Richard K Pittsburgh Brown, John M Philadelphia Carhart, Richard B Philadelphia Corbett. James B Pittsburgh Dougher, Charles B Wilkes-Barre Ford, Blair A New Kingston Hackett, Robert Philadelphia Inskeep, John L McKeesport Marshall. Alfred C, Jr Philadelphia McConnell, Camden W Punxsutawney McNair, Charles F Reading Miller, Paul G Pittsburgh Morin, William A. M Pittsburgh Ott. Chester W Erie Raker, John Newlin Pottstown Reidy, Richard F Williamsport Spangler, Richard S York Speidel, George S., Jr Pittsburgh Steinbach, Richard Norristow n Walz, Paul C. H Philadelphia RHODE ISLAND Kruger, Walter, Jr Newport Stiness, Philip B Central Falls SOUTH DAKOTA Fleeger, Harry J Parker SOUTH CAROLINA Carlisle, James H Greenville Hagood, Johnson, Jr Charleston Tipton, Norman E ' . Rock Hill TENNESSEE Bond, Van H Nashville Bowman, Wendell W Harriman Brown, P ugene L Nashville Harris, Hugh P Lawrenceburg Ishell, William H., Jr Nashville Johnston, Robert D Bristol Leeper, Earl B Jackson Rogers, Glenn F Morrison (Continued on page 472) Page Four Hundred and Seventy The Army and the Movies Army life as depicted in motion pictures and in newsreels, is a subject of absorbing interest to the public. Motion pictures are likewise a source of constant enter- tainment to the Army— at home and abroad, either m line of active duty or on leave. The American motion picture industry will continue to make better and still better entertainment. This means that activities of the Army are being constantly and viv- idly brought before the eyes of the world. Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, inc. Wn.L H. Hays, President 469 Fifth Avenue, New York City MEMBERS Bray Productions. Inc., The Caddo Company, Inc. Christie Film ( ' ,nni|iiiny Cecil B. dfMilli ' I ' idun ' s Corp. Eastman Kod ik Cinipiiny Edurationnl Film i; rlianges. Inc. Electrii:il H.siMrc h Products, Inc. First NaticiiKil Pictures, Inc. Fox Film Corporation D. W. Griffith. Inc. Inspiration Pictures, Inc. Kinogram Publishing Corp. M. ' tro-Coldwvn-Mayer Dist. Corp. P;ir;iiniiiint FiiiiDiLS Lasky Corp. Pnthe Kxcliarinc Inc. Principal Pictures Corp. H( ' V Plioinphone, Inc. HKO Dislrilniting Corp. Hal Roach Studios. Inc. Sono-Ajl Productions, Inc. United Artists Corp. Universal Pictures Corp. Vitagraph, Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Page Four Hundred and Seventy-one ; - - ,---, , Hamels Hair Cloth Pure Camels Hair Cloth III, ' i l,- il fiihrir f;r men ' s and youths ' oreraiats. l-ipcnals. husine.ss and sporl " ' MaHp in colors, vtatt rns. textures, weaves, anrf weights lo suit the individual taste, with a maximum of comfort obtained through its softness and lightness in weight. S. STROOCK CO., Inc. Mills: Newlmrgh. New York Salesrooms: New York City She: " What ' s llie iiieilal for? " He: " Charleslon. " She: ? ? ? He; " Giti ' li was doing the Charleslon, and it fell on the floor. " TEXAS Callahan. Daniel F., Jr San Antonio Cusack, Gordon K San Antonio Green, Carl E Dayton Hansborough, John W Dallas Hightower, Louis V Winnsboro Leary, John E El Paso McVea, A. J Gonzales Walker, Edwin A Center Point UTAH Barclay, John A., Jr Salt Lake City Herman, Dean A Salt Lake City Marane, Thomas J., Jr Salt Lake City VERMONT Donaldson, Donald Bellows Falls Ruggles, John F Lyndonville VIRGINIA Gather, Leo W Winchester Davis, William D Norfolk La.sh, Percy H., II Richmond Magee, Mervyn M Fort Meyer Nealon, Francis H Buckroe Beach Ragland, William W Danville Ward, P. Lynchburg WASHINGTON Harrison, Richard H Seattle Mansfield, Herbert W Everett Milner, Walker W Walla Walla WEST VIRGINIA Corbin, Frank P., Jr Morgantown Greer, Fielder P Charleston Jones, Wilbur S Wheeling Roller, Harry G Wausau Skidmore, Wilbur M Buckhannon WISCONSIN Beck, Theodore E., Jr Fond du Lac Ellis, Walter F Milwaukee Hutchinson, David W Mineral Point Kohls, Carl W Milwaukee Kunish, Lester L. H Manitowac Levenick, Maynard N Madison Olsen, George B Drummond Tapping, Field H Milwaukee WYOMING Rodgers, Lawrence H Casper CANAL ZONE Dick, William W., Jr Quarry Heights Singles, Morris G Fort Randolph PHILIPPINE ISLANDS Romero, Rufo Capas Tarlac Velasquez, Caniacho J PORTO RICO Helms, John T San Juan Page Four Hundred and Sevenly-tuo •w, ESTABLISHED 1821 a AND STILL UNDER THE SAME OWNERSHIP FA it nlM ,T»te 3 1 T)rowmng King " Co. America ' s foremost tailors and retailers of L gentlemen ' s clothing, tine haberdashery and hats for more than a centm-y— and for the past 75 years this Country ' s leading tailors of distinguished uniforms for OlUcers of the United States Army and Navy. in the clothing and uniforms produced by I ' .rowning king Co.. you will find not only the utter torrectness, excellence of fabric and scrupulous honor of workmanship which have characterized this institution since 1821, but also the inviting moderation of price which is a result of our unequaled resources and vol- j„j,e — the business power of our own immense manufactories, our own 31 great stores. EXECUTIVE OFFICES UNIFORM CONTRACT DEPARTMENTS 260 FOURTH A ENl E, NEW YORK RETAIL STORES IN GREATER NEW YORK: 1 East I5th Street, near Fifth Avenue 1265 Broadway, south of 32n(i Street 260 Fourth Avenue, at 21st Street Brooklyn; Fulton St. and DeKalbAve. STORES IN THE PRINCIPAL AMERICAN CITIES Page Four Hundred and Seventy-three S. G. KAMRAS GO. THAYER HOTEL Full line of IMPORTED FABRICS Sppcializing in Military and Civilian Clothes and Breeches Formerly Affiliated wilh ALFRED ISELSON, NEW YORK CITY. FRANK DOWNS, BOSTON, MASS. " i ' d go to the Point myself, kayo, but i got me career to look after foist. " THIRD CLASS (Continued from page 265) LOUISIANA Gary, Hugh T Jena Darnell, Carl, Jr New Orleans Derby, Roger B New Orleans Landry, Robert B New Orleans McCorniark, James, Jr Chatham Seaward, Gordon W New Orleans Slollz, Albert E New Orleans Williams, Charles L Lake Charles MAINE Farnsworth, Edward E., Jr Fort Preble Lowell, Erdmann J Fllsworlh Falls Wheatley, Charles E., Jr Portland MARYLAND Baer, Charles M Baltimore Campbell. George D., Jr Lonaconing Capron, Paul, Jr Annapolis Chase, Edgar N Chevy Chase Whalen, Horace K Bethesda MASSACHUSETTS Bengston, Theore F Boston Clark, Allen F., Jr Hanover Darcy, Thomas C Boston Descheneaux, George L., Jr Watertown Doyle, Philip V Gloucester Gill, Joseph E West Newton Head, Nelson L Springfield Massello, William, Jr Somerville Mulcahy, Donald F Boston Powers, William F South Boston Ray, Benedict Worcester Shaw, Harold E Granby Snow, Warren S Worcester Terrill, Robert H Westminster Winston, Edward G Marblehead MICHIGAN Beach, Dwight E Chelsea Call, William A Lansing Daniel, Samuel A Detroit Hillberg, Lauri J Marquette Lavigne, Wilfred J Detroit Muelenberg, Andrew Grand Rapids Paige, Byron L Port Huron Rayburn, Robert W Alpine Stewart, Stanley, R Kalamazoo MINNESOTA Dahl, Leo P Ely Kunzig, William B Minneapolis Thinnes, Walderman J St. Paul MISSISSIPPI Brucker, Wallace H Meridian Smith, Lon H Houston MISSOURI Brilton, Frank H St. Louis (Cochran, Louis R Joplin Dye, Joseph M., Ill Vandalia Ellery, Frederick W La Grange Hewitt, Robert A Kansas City McCawley, John C St. Louis Truman, Luis W Springfield While, Abner, Jr Mexico Page Four Hundred and Seventy-four When the occasion demands the ultimate ym in candies — give V v P ji fli Jgf ' ■ " - [ WitSjS | ( PRESTIGE w . CHOCOLATES 1 FINE CANDIES AND THEIR USES ARE PART OF ONE S SOCIAL EDUCATION MONTANA Howard, Frank L Big Timber NEBRASKA Braude, Meyer A Oinalia Kpley, Gerald G Syracuse Skidniore, H. J MeCook Tague, Marcus Bloomfield Young, Frederick R Omaha NEVADA Williams, Merle R Fallon NEW HAMPSHIRE Cairns, Bogardus S Manchester Goodrich, Walker R Porstmoiith NEW JERSEY Allen, Charles K Ridgewood Coulls, James F Berlin Dreyer, Christian F Freehold Garrison, Willard S Hackensack Gavin, James Jersey City Glatterer, Milton S Atlantic City Kumpe, George Fort Monmouth Monini, Edwin C Irvington Slade, Todd H Mt. Tabor Zitman, Kenneth F Ridgefield Park NEW MEXICO Sundt, Harold S Las Vegas NEW YORK Ackerman, John B Watertown Arnold, Richard R Granite Spring Black, Roger D., Jr New York Burke, Edward J New York Cain, James A., Jr Stalen Island Coffey, Walden B Niagara Falls Dempsey, Marcus T Flushing Dorsa, Charles S New York Ford, Norman R New York (ierhardi, Harrison A Brooklyn Hillsinger, Loren B Syracuse ■ Little, William Northport McQuade, Bernard W Brooklyn Miller, William R Albany Raff, Edson D New York Rowan, Edmond M New York Sciple, Carl M Napanochie Smith, William R West Point Sommer, Arnold Springfield Gardens Spurgin, William F West Point Sutherland, J. D Monroe Teller, Graves C Syracuse Tisdale, Walter M Niagara Falls Watson, Harry D Poughkeepsie Wold, Torgils G Brooklyn NORTH CAROLINA Armstrong, David H Troy Briggs, Lewis R Bessemer City Ebey, Frank W Hamlet Iseley, Charles M Greensboro Johnston, Franklin V., Jr Greenville (Continued on page 476) Page Four Hundred and Seventy-five STETSON HATS A Stetson is smart to start with and it stays that way month in and month out. It holds its shape and continues to give that satisfaction that comes from the knowledge that yours is a Stetson hat. JOHN B. STETSON COMPANY PHILADELPHIA (B Tl .j o-c r ir The Oiiarternmsler Association piiblishp;eis of The Quartermaster Review 923 Fifteenth Street, Y. W. Washinfilan, D. C. NORTH DAKOTA Moore, Roy E Fargo Roll), Ining D Fargo Sinien on, Edwin G Valley City Sinclair, Daniel M Kenmare OHIO Cochran, Avery M Cincinnati Deistier, Francis Lewisburg Hassman, Ctiarles L Cincinnati Lankenau, Norman H Napoleon Metzler, John E Youngstown Quartier, Harry C Youngstown Schorr, David P., Jr Cincinnati Snyder, Clifford M Coshocton Somerville, Erven C Bellair OKLAHOMA Eraser, William B Bristow Riley, Hugh W Grandfield Rude, Walter A Enid OREGON Heyburn, John B Bend Hobson, Kenneth B Ashland Thielen, Bernard Portland PENNSYLVANIA Blatt, Richard C Mercer Eckhart, Earl S Taylor Frack. 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L Harpe Keller, F Fort Leavenworth Tustison, C. H Yates Center KENTUCKY Burlingame, P Louisville Corum, D. R Corbin Engler, J. E Louisville Evans, T. B Pikeville Hagan, J. V Owensboro Humphries Hawesville Skinner, J. H Farminglon Welling, A. C Fort Mitchell LOUISIANA Chapman, E. A Alexandria Chapman, J. R Alexandria Daniel, W. J New Orleans Flanagan, E. P. J New Orleans McReynolds, S. M Monroe Mullins Monroe (Continued on page 480) Page Four Hundred and Seventy-eight CHARLOTTESVILLE WOOLEN MILLS CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Manufacturers of High Grade UNIFORM CLOTHS In Sky and Dark Blue Shades for Army, Navy and Other Uniform Purposes and the Largest Assortment and Best Quality CADET GRAYS Including those used at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and other leading Military Schools of the country Page Four Hundred and Seventy-nine All dressed up like a merry-go-rouml atleiulant is this West Point Senior. The gloves and bell are strictly neces- sary to those men who, like monks of old, pace between the cloistered walls to meditate on their shortcomings. Note the trousers and coat, cut baggy in the English style. This indicates nonchalance for which this student is justly famous. He is paying off a bet made with his room- mate that it was possible for a man to pass unobserved within fifteen feel of an armed sentry on a moonlit night. Oh, gather ' round, ye sons of Sammy, Prepare to shed a red-hot tear. For poor old Johnny ' s going walking O ' er that ground so cold and drear. But why must such efficient file Pace back and forth the Area gray? Ah! List, my friends, and you shall hear Just how I went so far astray. I met the femme on Christ mas Leave, A bonnie. bonnie femme was she. And in my thoughts the livelong day. She from my work diverted nie. The T. I), harsh and I began To differ soon in many ways — Though never very serious. Still it went on for days and days. A demo here and a demo there Do fast accumulate that way. ' Twas all due to a femme, and now I ' m walking the Area gray. MAINE Chase. C. H Portland Starbird, A. D South Paris MARYLAND Andrew, T. G Baltimore Coleman, F. W Bethesda Ehlen, E. S Towson Graham, R. P Baltimore Messersmith Hagerstown Mossman, A. P Fort Howard Parker, E. L Baltimore Proffitt. E. R Baltimore Shinkle, J. G Aberdeen Smith, C. C. E Fort Hoyle MASSACHUSETTS Armitage, J. D Andover Bodeau Fall River Chapman, G. H Boston Cyr, A Haverhill Herb Medf ord Hill, F Brockton Jenna, R. W Leominster Lane, J. J Roslindale Porter, G. W Gloucester Schull, E. E Springfield MICHIGAN Ball, W. H Saginaw Hoebeke Grand Rapids Leslie Detroit Lincoln, L. J Harbor Beach Woodruff, D. H Detroit MINNESOTA Bolland, G Madison Cross, G. L Staples Dahlen, C. A Thief River Falls Etingoff, W Minneapolis Fleokenstein St. Paul Jones, C. L St. Peter Markle, N. K Rochester Plapp Winona Stube, L. L Slay ton MISSISSIPPI Bellican, C. 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Midvehill, Vice-Pres. and Secy. J. D. Lest.T. Vicc-Presidciil on, Prc-idcril A. 11. Willliolm. Secretary A. (i. Cassin, Secretary J. L. llahn. Assistant Secretary Scott f .oleni.in, . ssistant Secretary Progress Since ConsoUdafion in 1899 De. 31 IH99 Dn: 31 1905 Dec 31 1910 Dec 31 1915 Dec 31, 1920 Dec 31, 1925 Dec 31, 1926 Dec 31, 1927 Dec. 31, 1928 Dec. 31, 1929 ASSETS .S.529,282..59 3.932,117.83 5,255,362.12 10.178.315.13 12,765.371.55 67,922,096.58 71.710.996.88 80.193,7.38.67 98.190.611.96 105,991,.510.15 RKI SURA CE RESERVE •526,832.5 1 1.7.53.038.09 1.936.221.86 3.532,023.67 16,.59.3,76L16 20,265,572.73 21,162,-599.90 21.791,727.61 21.332.695.62 26,803,116.12 SURPLUS .S3,038.91 1,256,116.92 2,365,363.37 1,769,681.89 11..361, 311.89 21.161.913.85 2.5,610,575.98 29,514,599.03 37,252,917.34 41,315,436.03 Page Four Hundred and Eighty-three We sat and dreamed, so happy there. With not a worry, not a care. Two youthful hearts that beat as one: And you, more dazzling than the sun. I knew not why I took a pen And slowly sketched your likeness, then. Perhaps a premonition, gray. Foretold the sorrow felt today. For no one chose to prophesy That soon would come the day that I Would wake to find the dragon, death. Had stilled your heart with icy lireath. That drawing, dear, alone remains Of you to me. My heart, in chains Of heavy sorrow weighted down. Is King of grief, without a crown. I sit alone, yet not alone. For you, as queen, upon your throne. Direct my thoughts, inspire my life, Maintain my courage in the strife. I give due thanks to gods of men That, knowing not, I sketrjied you tiieii. ■ — llarrad. Patterson Schenectady Potter, M. M New York RichariKson, W. H New York Rolhwell, F. G New York Ryan, W. F Brooklyn Speiser, R. G Newburgh Sweeting, H. W Auburn Turner, J. W Buffalo Wagstaff, I) Tuxedo Park Wallace, N. M Clymer Webster, H. E Albany Whipple, S West Point NORTH CAROLINA Davis, E. F Zebulon Grimes, A Washington Hale, E. J Fayetleville Henderson, M. 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This touched the other members greatly, and when it developed that these players used extra large chess men requiring such effort to move them that a physical exam was necessitated before the players could compete in matches, the tide turned. The two applicants were unanimously blackballe d. Gates, C Tyrone Glatfelter, R Columbia Heiiilz, L. H Melrose Park JelleU Philadelphia Kiininell, J. R Hollidaysburg Lifter, H. J Philadelphia Lothrop, G. C Carlisle Lutz, R. R Clearfield Many Honesdale Malteson, R. L Butler Montgomery, R. M Altoona Palmer, F Towanda Parr, J. W York Remus, J. A Shenandoah Schenrk, H. W Connellsville Seely, P. L Berwick Thayer, C. W Philadelphia Vansant, C. P Philadelphia Voorhees, C. E Philadelphia Wren, E. R Mahanoy City PHILIPPINE ISLANDS Cepeda, E. S Cayagan PORTO RICO Gandia, M. A Arecibo RHODE ISLAND Carroll, P. T Woonsocket Evans, R. T Pawtucket Gillon, P. N Warren Ledward, W. J Westerly SOUTH CAROLINA Amelte, R. E Winnsboro Beck, T. H Society Hill Clarke, E. 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And the player has only Himself to hiame. If, seeking love Holds his apart, — Should fail to win But lose his heart. THE OLD STORY Walking, just walking. While hours .rawl. Now for my numher I hear them call. Love ' s bitter story Told in this guise; — Absent at taps — Oh, sweet paradise! Page Four Hundred and Eighty-eight This Book . . . IS cased in an S. K. SMITH COVER a cover that is guaranteed to be satis- factory and is created and Sniithcrafted by an organization of craftsmen special- izing in the creation and production of «rood covers. Whatever your cover re- quirenients may be, this organization can satisfy them. Send for inforinntioii and prices to THE S.K.SMITH COMPANY 213 INSTITUTE PLACE CHICAGO Page Four Hundred and Eighty-nine Whenever you ' re in doubt — 5 and 10, Whenever vou ' re found out — 5 and 10. When your shoes you do not shine, Or you go to bed at nine, You will get the usual fine — 5 and 10. 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DISTANCE — over land: Coast-to-Coast non-stop round trip with Mamer and Walker. ADAPTABILITY: 80% of possible prize money at the Cleveland Air Races. SPEED: 229.8 m.p.h. with Douglas Davis. EFFICIENCY: 7 out of 10 first places in the Ford Reliability Tour. STAMINA: to the South Pole and back with Admiral Byrd! ih WRIGHT AERONAUTICAL CORPORATION PATERSON, NEW JERSEY Page Four Hundred and Ninety-one If you don ' t lo it right — 5 and 10, If you lo do it right — 5 and 10, If vou trv to be polite and help lier to alight. A Tac will surelv write- 5 and 10. It i.« driving us to tears — • 5 and 10, It ' s the source of all our fears — 5 and 10, When you fail to wear a garter, better be a little smarter, It ' s no fun to be a martyr — 5 and 10. If you think that I ' m a fool — now an l then, That you ' ve never seen such drool as 5 and 10, Will you write a little letta on a subject that is betta. But be careful or you ' ll get a 5 and 10. C. E. W hcatley and J. T. Darrah. 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' Page Four Hundred and Ninety-five Your Mode s IDedicated to the Class of 1930 — U. S. Military Academy) There are models all around you, as far as you can see, ' Neath that boundless azure hleaven, that mothers you and me! DARK clouds, perchance, that pass like idle dreams— to showyou howfteeting is Fame. Green trees that age and die— as you will. Gentle flowers, dew-bedecked and nodding in the sun— short-lived as someof you will be. Look with search- ing eyes therefore, for you cannot help but see— your models. Gorgeous hills and mountains, constantly ttie same in the face of storm and time. Proudly they stand like sentinels in the sky— enduring and unchanging as should be your character and purpose in Life! Beyond and below you winds the swift, silent stream of mountains tears, pursuing its chosen course to its final reward— the cold kiss of the ocean ' s lips! 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