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jiiiiiWiMiiiiiil " r ' i : m ■tti m , tsa • : r mBm .. « - -. JI - : " ' " ' . ' -- wi EX L I B R I S T HE Nineteen Hundred and Forty Howitzer has been limited to an edition ot ' thirty-six hundred copies printed under the direction of Michael Paulick, Editor- in-Chief, Anthony Benvenuto, Associate Editor, and John S. Harnett, Business Manager, by Baker, Jones, Hausauer, Inc., of Buffalo, New York, for the United States Corps of Cadets, West Point, New York. COPYRIGHT, 1940 HOW I " T Z E R I 9 4 THE 1940 THE ANNUAL OF THE CORPS OF CADETS, UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY HOW WEST POINT. NEW YORK IN 1776 the farsighted congressional ' committee depicted here recog- nized the need for a " Military Academy of the Armv " and created the iirst phms for it. Superintendent Thayer realized in 1817 that the Academy must be a competent educa- tional and cultural institution as well as a " proving-ground " for American manhood. From these two fundamental concepts has evolved the United States Military Academy of today. This hook, the Howitzer of the Class of 1940, is dedicated to the history of the Military Academy and to the traditions which we, as cadets, soon to take our places in the Long Gray Line, have cherished during our " proving period " and which will re- main with us throusrhout our careers. SYLVANUS THAYER THE CADET PRAYER bed. our Father, Thou Searcher of men ' s hearts, help us to draw near to Thee in sincerity and truth. May our religion be filled with gladness and may our worship of Thee be natural. Strengthen and increase our admiration for honest dealing (fClW kr. teirj. ' ' yi- ' i Miand clean thinking, and suffer not our hatred of hypocrisy and pretense ever to diminish. Encourage us in our endeavor to live above the common level of life. us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong, and never to be content Make ■iiiiiiiiHliiMiii with a half-truth when the whole can be 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 friendship and new opportunities of service. Kindle our fjf Spfl hearts in fellowship with those of a cheerful countenance, and soften our hearts with sympathy for those 9s« ' who sorrow and suffer. May we find genuine pleasure in clean and wholesome mirth and feel inher- ent 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 MB Cl- maintain the honor of the Corps untarnished and unsullied, and acquit ourselves like men in our duty All of which we ask in the Great Friend and Master of Men. . . . Amen. our effort to realize the ideals of West Point in doing % ' in 1 1 our Country. to Thee and name of the -- THE CORPS The Corps! Bareheaded salute it. With eyes up, thanking our God That we of the Corps are treading Where they of the Corps have trod — They are here in ghostly assemblage. The men of the Corps long dead. And our hearts are standing attention While we wait for their passing tread. We, sons of today, salute you — You, sons of an earlier day; We follow, close order, behind you. Where you have pointed the way; The long gray line of us stretches Through the years of a century told. And the last man feels to his marrow The grip of your far-off hold. Grip hands with us now, though we see not. Grip hands with us, strengthen our hearts As the long line stiffens and straightens With the thrill that your presence imparts. Grip hands — though it be from the shadows — While we swear, as you did of yore. Or living, or dying, to honor The (;orps, and the Corps, and the (xjrps! ALMA MATER " : . Hail, Alma Mater dear, To us be ever near, Help us thy motto bear Through all the years. Let DUTY be well performed, HONOR be e ' er untamed, COUNTRY be ever armed. West Point, by thee. Guide us, thy sons, aright. Teach us by day, by night. To keep thine honor bright. For thee to fight. When we depart from thee. Serving on land or sea. May we still loyal be. West Point, to thee. And when our work is done. Our course on earth is run. May it be said, " Well done; Be thou at peace. " E. ' er may that line of gray ' " increase from day to day, g 2 I ye, serve, and die, we pray, ' • - ' ' " " West Point, for thee. ' sa: CONTENTS ORGANIZATION Administration Departments CORPS Pass in Review Biographies Under Classes SS HISTORY Plebe Year Yearling Deadbeat Second Class Year First Class Year ATHLETICS Major Sports Minor Sports Navy Games I ACTIVITIES Organizations Publications Occasions Sa -5 V .- ' ■ .! - r--: : i ' rJ .-» !■ ;-»• 7Z J J I i f 1 ; ' . 9 im R R m •t i iliii 11 r , ml S7 c; ,. f i Et ' ' . ' ■ ' ' ■■■:% --. ;V: ■ •f - J ; ' ) K: I I t 1 1 1 1 1 .0. ■ ••:-J %:, 1 ' .J-J ' m ... . .CATHOLIC CHAPEL i3ii( ' i ' -; ' . ' ' in ...t i; •:■■ ' f m -.-»- . CULLUM HALL A , ■■ ,■.i •V:•.■ ' .■ » o B tlv W- J ' .y i: ' M. T- «ia -r , C ? WASHINGTON » ' a .MT ..J_ i M uJ .JMfciiL.. . 4.t ' ASHINGTON MONUiCIENT ■4n ru M III % . ' • ' .- . ,• --iit:- N BUlkDING- :• • ' ■ ' ■.X 4lfA - " i a«Lr SUPERINTENDENT ' S QUARTERS . ' Vv LIBRARY A TT m m rnm ■? M y- Sk i f ItJ S - ., BATTLE MONUMENT ' 1? - tf EAST ACTTDEMIC BUILDING •- . -- - ■im •. • K- 1;%! FRENCH MONUMENT -.V ' V . ' i r- -y w %: S ' Si ' • ii - " V-..- .-.•-» " ■.- •■- ' ' r -U- " r ' .c- . : ' - I- I A W.- ' -. ' ; - • X " . v.-c f% ' IN «i«ic: ' ■;iYMNASIUM r!K: -r v sawtr Ij J 1 1 , 1 .1 , .■ " X » - • " " " " " ■ [ ' " ' ■1 Oo ti Us OLD CADET CHAPEL ORGANIZATION " Endow us with courage that is born of loyalty to all that is noble and worthy . . . " THE CADET PRAYER FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF TO THE INSTRUCTORS IN PLEBE CALISTHENICS A HIGHLY COORDI- NATED ORGANIZATION IS EVER CONSTANTLY AT WORK IN THE MOULDING OF ARMY OFFICERS. The Great Chain George Rot an U OUR GUIDING HAND ORGAN IZATION — PART I 1 609 Henry Hudson anchored his " Half Moon " on Hudson river op- posite West Point. First white man to view present site. 1710 1,463 acres including West Point, granted Charles Congreve bv English Crown, May. 1747 John Moore received grant of 322 acres ad- joining Congreve tract. Later bought out Congreve. 1775 Continental Congress ordered construction of Fort Constitution under direction of Bernard Romans, August. 1776 Brig. General Knox first proposed National Military School, May Congress appointed committee to draw up plan for " A Military Acad- emy of the Army " , October. 1777 " Corps of Invalids " authorized at Philadel- phia; 8 companies commanded by disabled soldiers. 1778 Reveille gun first fired at West Point, Jan- uary 20. Fired continuously since with only inter- ruption between January, 1782 and November, 1795 to conserve powder. (Order of Washington) Sterling Iron Works began work on 500-yard chain to block Hudson River, February Fort Arnold (later renamed Fort Clinton) begun Thaddeus Kosciusko placed in charge of West Point fortifica- tions, March Fort Putnam begun by 5th Massachusetts under Col. Rufus Putnam. 1779 Principal works at West Point completed. Washington ordered establishment of " Corps of Engineers, Sappers, and Miners " at West Point. 1781 " Corps of Invalids " from Philadelphia joined engineering school at West Point. 1783 .Alexander Hamilton proposed plan for militarv education, November. 1790 Federal Government bought 1795 acres from Stephen Moore, including West Point, Sep- tember. In his message to Congress, Washington urged foundation of " National Military School. " 1793 Washington again urged foundation of Academv in Congressional message. 1794 Congress established grade, cadet, as " Corps of Artillerists and Engineers " was authorized. 1801 Secretary of War designated West Point as place of instruction for all cadets. 1802 Jefferson signed act creating Military Academy, authorizing 50 cadets at $16 per month plus rations, March Maj. Jonathan Williams appointed first Superintendent, April Depart- ment of Mathematics established, July Academy formally opened with 10 cadets, July 4 . . . Joseph G. Swift first official graduate, October 2. 1805 3 cadets gradu.ited, June Cadet Mess officially opened, July. 1808 Academy authorized strength increased to 176 cadets Sylvanus Thayer graduated, June. 1810 First " Regulations, U.S.M.A. " published. 1811 No cadet or instructor left at Academy. 1812 Reorganization authorized with 250 cadets and 8 teachers, April Col. Joseph G. Swift, first official graduate, appointed Superintendent, July George Ronan, slain in hand-to-hand combat with Indians near Fort Chicago, became first graduate to be killed in action, August 15. 1813 20 cadets on duty at Academy Secre- tary of War ordered cadets to eat at common tables rather than in private homes. 1816 Dress grey prescribed uniform in honor of gallant regiment of Gen. Winfield Scott, September. Post cemetery laid out. 1817 Chevrons to indicate rank of cadets pre- scribed by new Superintendent, Sylvanus Thayer, September Capt. John Bliss appointed first Commandant of Cadets, September. ADMINISTRATION The (irst written oflicial suggestion for the conversion of West I ' omt mto a miHtarv post came from General Washington. In the summer of 1779, he mo ed his headquarters from New Windsor to West Pomt and remained there until the army went into winter quarters. He foresaw even as early as 1793 its appropriateness for the site of the militar - acadcnn- that he considered essential for the future greatness of his country. In his annual message of December 3, 1793, he suggested the crc.ition of a niilitarv school to Congress. In 1794, as a direct result of his suggestion. Congress passed legislation creating the grade of cadet in the armv, and laid the legal basis for the subsequent formal establishment of West Point. Washington urgently stressed in his last annual message that " the institution of a military academy IS recommended. The art of war demands much previous study, the possession of it in its most impro ed and perfect state is always of great moment to the security of a nation tor this purpose an academy, where a regular course of instruction is given, is an obvious expedient. " He recognized the fact that great oceans provide no insurance against foreign quarrels unless sound means of defense are available to protect our liberties; moreover he saw that the key to such defense must always be a competent, highly trained corps of officers. His farsightedness and appreciation of the essential importance both of the post and of the academy at West Point mark him as the real founder of the United States Military Academy. For nearly twenty years Washington steadfastly supported the plan to establish the Academy against intense criticism. He did more than anv other single man ' to insure the realization ot that plan. FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT President of the United States J.inies McHenrv, third Secretary of War, was almost as closely connected with the birth of West Point as was Washington. In 1798 Congress raised the number of cadets to 56 but still did not provide for anv instructors. In reference to this act, Mr. McHenry wrote to the chairman of the Committee of Defense that " The Secretary — feels it his dutv to suggest that other, and supplementary means of instruction, to the books and instruments appear to be absolutely indispensable. It is therefore submitted, whether provision ought luit to be made for the emplovment of three or four teachers — obligated to give instructions— as the President mav direct. " Accordingly, in that same year an act was passed bx which the President was authorized to appoint four teachers of the arts and sciences necessary for the instruction of the artillerists and engineers. The subject of military instruction was again brought forward by Mr. McHenry in a memoir laid before Congress bv President Adams in 1800, as containing matters m which the honor and safety of the nation were deeply interested. In connection with the reorganizing of the army, Mr. McHenry proposed the establishment of a military academy to consist of four branch schools, each to be provided with the proper personnel, buildings, and equipment. In a supplementary report, he stressed the importance of the establishment and the need the country had of skillful engineers. The hole report, he observed, " con- templates certain military schools — to prepare for — at a very moderate expense, a body of scientific officers, adequate to anv future exigency — " A bill in accordance with this plan was introduced into Congress March 19, 1800, and eventually led to the passing of the act of January 11, 1802, establishing the Military Academy. ( y f - - -i tll HARRY H. WOODRING Secretary of War The Army of the United States did not have a Chief of Staff until the Reorganization Act of 1903 created the General Staff, but of all the men who held the office, though not the title, Winlield Scott comes closest after Washington. Educated as a civilian, he found the natural sphere for the development of his genius in the army. He was a horn soldier, his rapid advance in the army evidenced his con- summate skill and braverv. His troops were engaged with such prominence at the battles of Lundy ' s Lane and Chippewa during the War of 1812 that the Corps of Cadets even today wears the gray of their homespun uniforms as the highest tribute to their valor. In June, 1841, General Scott, after a period of greatly valuable peace-time service, proceeded to Washington and there established his headquarters as Commander-in-Chief of the United States Army. Of his subsequent activities, the most memorable is his admirable Mexican cam- paign. During it, he came into contact with a large number of West Point graduates for perhaps the lirst extended period. Although not a graduate himself his admiratuin for their ability as soldiers and as men led to the writing of one of the most sincere tributes the Corps and its graduates have ever received — Scott " s famous " Fixed Opinion " " I give it as mv fixed opinion that, but for our graduated cadets, the war between the United States and Mexico might, and probablv would have lasted siime tour or live years, with, in its first half, more defeats than victories falling to our share; whereas, in less than two campaigns, we conquered a great country and a peace, without the loss of a single battle or skirmish. " GENERAL GEORGE C. MARSHALL Chief of Staff To Svlvanus Thaver the West Point of today owes its real birth. He was appointed superintendent in 1817 after a long search for a man of outstanding merits, not only as a soldier hut as an educator. His breadth of vision, vigorous enthusiasm and soldierly bearing combined with his immense store of human sympathv to make him the ideal man to cope with the very serious birth-pangs of the acadenn-. He found an academy lax in discipline, slovenlv in organization, and elementary in curriculum. He immediately reorganized the Corps on a battalion basis, drawing up a strict set of regulations governing drill and procedure, and creating the office of Commandant of Cadets, thus injecting sadly needed discipline into the Corps. To elevate the mental standard of the academy, he devised the system of classroom instruction that is even today in use. Ti) hiin mav be credited the rule of recitation " every cadet, every day, in every subject. " And also to him may be credited the immense initial step m the broadening of the scope of the curriculum. But Colonel Thaver ' s greatest achievement lies not in the field of education, but in the field of moral training. The West Point honor code that he established is the everlasting testament to the soundness of his building. In the twelve years of his control of the academy, he marvelously elevated its tone and char- acter. From an elementary, disorganized school he created a modern seminary of soldiership and science worthy of a great people and fit to hold its own with any in the world. West Ptiint had become a priceless possession for the nation ' s future securit ' and glorv. To no other man can more worthily be given the name of " The Father of the Military Academy. " BRIGADIER GENERAL JAY L. BENEDICT Superintendent of the Military Academy John Bliss, Captain of Infantry, was appointed acting Instructor of Tactics by Superintendent Thayer in 1817 as one of the new super- intendent ' s first measures to raise the iniHtary standard of the Corps and to miect sorely needed discipline. Captain Bliss thus became the hrst Commandant of Cadets, the hrst of the unbroken series of olficers whose primary mission has been to instill and to maintain discipline. The appointment of Captain Bliss after such an extended period ot military laxity as had prevailed, aroused prompt and igorous action from the Corps. A committee was organized to protect against this threatened clean sweep of the privileges that an indolent administration had long allowed to cadets. All of the men serving on this committee were tried b ' court-martial for insubordination, and the conviction of the first few was appealed on the grounds that cadets are not part of the armed forces of the United States and there- fore are not sub|ect to court-martial. The Military Court supported this appeal, and the point was not settled until the Attorney General of the United States ruled in 1819 that cadets are " bound to perlorm military dut -, in such places as the Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the United States shall order; and the Corps to which they are attached and of w hich they form a part, is expressly recognized as a part of that miliiar - establishment. " This ruling made it obvious that cadets were sub|ect to the Articles of War and to trial bv court-martial. President Monroe conlirmed this ruling and the Corps accepted the decision whole- heartedly. The storm that the appointment of the lirst tactical olficer had created abated gradually. Dis- cipline had been born at U ' esi Poiiu. LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHARLES W. RYDER Commandant of Cadets ' G ? SUPERINTENDENTS STAFF Capt. Harrison, Chaplain Butt, Maj. Black, Maj. Stansell, Capt. Hutchins, Capt. Roosma, Capt. Bean, Lt. Col. Farman, Capt. France, Mr. Mayer. Capt. Anderson, Capt. March, Maj. Oilman, Maj. Willis, Maj. Dupuy, Maj. Purvis, Maj. Schvvarzwaelder, Maj. Armstrong, Capt. Heiberg. Lt. Col. Hibhs, l.t. Col. Reinhart, Col. Scowden, Lt. Col. Christian, Lt. Col. Danielson, Col. Reynolds, Lt. Col. Tully. OFFICERS ON DUTY WITH DETACHMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS Capt. Hines, Capt. Johnson, Capt. Hart, Capt. Roosma, Lt. Rvan, Capt. ' aii S)ckle. Lt. Morrow, Capt. Furuholmen, Capt. Haines, Capt. Hughes, Capt. U ' eikcrt, Capt. Cams, Lt. Whipple. Maj. Stansell, Maj. Fegan, Lt. Col. Prickett, Lt. Col. Christian, Maj. .Armstrong, Maj. Carson, Capt. Coursey. 44 i DEPARTMENTS ll ix ]: I Lt. Col. Beukcma, Col. Wheat, Lt. Col. Ryder, Lt. Col. Betts. Col. Feiitoii, Lt. Col. Gatchell, Lt. Col. Jones, Lt. Col. Counts, Lt. Col. Stamps, Lt. Col. Danicl.son. Col. RevnoMs, Col. Carter, Gen. Benedict, Col. Alexander, Col. Morrison. THE ACADEMIC BOARD Along with his other sweeping innovations in 1817, Superintendent Thav ' er formed the nucleus of the present day Academic Board, and ior one hun- dred and twentv-three vears it has guided the des- tiny of the Military Academ} ' . And -et, so unob- trusively does this august Board function that many of us scarcely realize it exists, but there is hardly a thing we do that is not planned and ordered, directly or indirectly, by it. It is composed of the Superintendent and the Heads of all the Departments; and into the hands of this dignified group of competent Army officers, seated beneath the statues of the World ' s Nine Greatest Warriors, are placed each year the desti- nies of from five to six hundred men. In shaping the destinies of these men the Board lias continuously before it the realization that it is shaping the destiny of our Army, and to that extent, of our country. By examinations, the Board sets the standard of admission to the Academy and decides n ho among those admitted are orth - and capable of assuming the many responsibilities that are the lot of an Ariiu ' Oliiccr both in peace and in war. It estab- lishes and maintains a standard of proficiency in all subjects, and assumes the dutv and responsibility of dismissing those ho do not meet this standard. The diploma that each graduate receives is a stamp of appro aI placed upon him bv this Board, and Its members are justh ' jealous of the reputation that accompanies this stamp. To this Board falls the dut " of planning and con- tinually modernizing the courses of study and of selecting the instructors. Not by accident but by careful foresight do the subjects studied one year form a foundation that blends into the super- structure of the courses of following years. The texts employed are chosen with a view to realizing from them the maximum that the limited time will allow. In short, the . cademic Board is charged with the faithful and capable performance of every duty associated with transforming the raw material they receive from cnilian life into young officers upon whose shoulders will one day devolve the duty of huilding and of leading our nation ' s lighting forces. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND MILITARY ENGINEERING Before 1802, West Poiiii existed .is the eni, ' rneer- ing school of the Army. The establishment of the Military Academy was, theoretically, the conver- sion of this school into an institution for the train- ing of men for all branches of the . nny, btit in realitv the scope of its instruction changed very little, and engineering long remained dominant in the curriculum. The Department of Engineering, as such, was established in 1812 with Capt. Partridge at its head, but discipline was lax and cadets studied little until the advent of Superintendent Thayer in 1817. He promptly improved the ct)urse, the texts required by Napoleon in the French military schools were adopted; and a regular program of instruction was prescribed for First Classmen. Dennis Mahan, professor from 1832 until 1871, wrote his own set of texts, which were used until the close of the century. At that time the need for a more general education was felt and resulted in a reduction in the time allotted to engineering. Lt. Col. St.nmps, Professor This course as it is now presented under Lt. Col. Stamps includes instruction in Civil Engineering covering the theory and design of structures; in Military Engineering covering demolitions, con- structions in war, and permanent fortifications; and an invaluable course in Military History — the whole designed to give cadets a comprehensive knowledge of higher strategy and tactics upon which thev mav later build. Lt. Davis, Lt. Starbird, Li. Brown. L:. L. J. Lincoln, Lt. R. B Lincoln, Lt. Gates, Lt. Clark, Lt. Broshous, Lt. Saint. Capt. Tullv, Capt. Smith, Capt. Osborne, Lt. Col. Stamps, Capt. Esposito, Capt. Nichols, Capt. Elliott. o Capt. Caraway, Capt. McComsey. Lt. Stewart, Capt. Bork. Capr. Born, Capt. Young, Lt. Col. Betts, Lt. Edwards, Capt. Cliccver. DEPARTMENT OF LAW In 1S14 the srud - of L.iw uiiobcrusively entered the Lurricuknn at the Military Academy as the least member of the triumvirate Geography, His- tory, and Ethics. It was decreed that the Chaplain at the Academy should also be the professor of Geograpln-, History, and Ethics -Ethics including natural and political law. This new addition to the Chaplain ' s duties, though apparently innocuous, was sufficient to cause his resignation. His suc- cessor, Rev. Thomas Picton, became the hrst pro- fessor of Geography, History, and Ethics, and the department mav be dated from his appointment. Under the " chaplain-professors " much was con- tributed to the evolution of the Department of Law. In 1842 dignity was gained by changing the name from " the study of Ethics " to " the study of Law. " Professor French in his (ifteen years in office, 1856-1871, built up an extensive course of study, even contributing a pamphlet to the course. When the Department of Law was established in 1874 with a judge-advocate of the Army as pro- fessor, more changes, largely in texts, were in- stituted. By then the course in Law had assumed a form much as it is today, with changes in texts and methods oi instruction being made to keep abreast of the times. The studv of Law has special training values peculiarh- useful to militarv men the develop- ment of powers of analysis and a sense of relative values. Today, under the supervision of Lt. Col. E. C. Betts, the First Class receives this training through the stud ' of Elementary Law, Evidence, Criminal, Constitutional, and Military Law. 48 DEPARTMENT OF ORD- NANCE AND GUNNERY The Department of OfdiKuiLC .ind Gliiiiici ' be .m in 1817 as the Department of Artillery, with Lt. G. W. Gardiner as its first instructor. In 1857 the Department of Ordnance and Gunnery was formally organized in accordance with the Academic Board resolution providing that the Science of Ordnance and Gunnery be made the subject of a separate de- partment. An act of Congress in 1907 provided a Professor of Ordn ance and Gunnery with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. Major O. M. Lissak became the first Professor under this new law; nine other officers have followed him as Professor including the present one, Lt. Col. O. J. Gatchell. Little is known of the early instruction m ar- tillery except that it was mostly practical. The course has steadily increased in scope to keep step with the increased complexity and variety of Ordnance materiel and advance in the Science of Gunnery. In 1910 a course in practical machine shop was inaugurated, and since 1931 the depart- ment has conducted a brief course in military motors. At present, approximately seventy periods are Lt. Col. Gatchell, Prufcs devoted to Ordnance and Gunnery proper, includ- ing the theory of explosives, ballistics, and the construction and operation of major items of ordnance materiel. About seventeen periods in laboratory are given to mechanical trades and seventeen periods to the basic theories and princi- ples of the design and performance of automotive vehicles. Capt. Butler, Capt. Reber, Capt. Van Syckle, Capt. Andersen, Capt. Ludlam. Capt. Bell, Capt. Leonard, Lt. Col. Gatchell, Capt. Devens, Capt. Breden. DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY HYGIENE The study of Military Hygiene began in 1879 as a minor course in the Department of Chemistt In 1904 Congress created the Department of Mili- tary Hygiene with the Post Surgeon as professor. His duty was the supervision of a series of lectures given to the Second Class during the spring term. In 1905 textbooks became the basis of instruction. These texts were written by the professors them- selves, thev being most acutely aware ot tlic ob- jectives to be accomplished. Instruction in Hygiene was suspended in 1923 and resumed as a First Class subject in 1924. With little variati on the course remained until 1937 as a series of lectures supplemented by the study of texts. " Elements of Militarv Hygiene " replaced the former texts in that year, and lectures followed by discussions and examinations became the mt)de of instruction. The importance and aim of the department is best expressed by a statement made by the pro- fessor to the assembled class: " It must be realized that one of the most important responsibilities of , .A .Y " i r .-- »w- S :0 Col. Reynolds, Siirs con an officer is the care of troops. Upon this care de- pends the conservation of man power, the mainte- nance of morale, and in the last analysis, the effi- ciencv of an organization, which is its ability to meet the supreme test, namely, the test of war. Preparation for that responsibilitv is our objec- tive. " Capt. Haven, Capi. Gardner, Capt. Currie, Capt. Daniel. Lt. Col. Tingay, Capt. Cathroe, Maj. Niess, Lt. Col. Greenwell, Lt. Col. Curti, Capt. IsherwooJ. Lt. Col. Crawford, Lt. Col. Carbonell, Lt. Col. Ncwson, Col. Revnolds, Lt. Col. Snvder, Lt. Col. Nve, Lt. Col. Pfetfer. Lt. Giffin, Lt. Baumer, Lt. Somnier, Lt. Hcriot, Capt. ' an Home. Capt. Hutchison, Lt. Gerhardt, Lt. Terry, Lt. Duehring, Lt. Beishline. Capt. G. . Lincoln, Capt. .Armstrong, Capt. Nelson, Lt. Col. Beukcma, Capt. Shaw, Capt. Phillips, Capt. Calhoun. DEPARTMENT OF ECO- NOMICS, GOVERNMENT, AND HISTORY All the subjects covered by this department re- ceived varying degrees ot attention in the early years of the Academy. History was begun in 1814 when Congress created the joint office of Chaplain and Professor of History, Geography, and Ethics. In 1896 it was transferred to the Department of Law, and that combination continued until 1908 when a provisional Department of English and History was established. The disruption of the curriculum by the World War brought the opportunity for a thorough revi- sion of the academic courses. The present depart- ment was created from the War Department author- ization of 1920, but It was not until 1926 that Con- gress established a separate chair of Economics, Government, and History for Col. L. H. Holt, Professor of English and History since 1910. During the next few years the department under Col. Holt witnessed many changes. His contribu- tions to the West Point curriculum cannot be over- emphasized. Through his unremitting efforts it was given a balance that had been lacking hitherto, and for the first time in its modern history, the Academy ' s curriculum presented " a liberal educa- tion. " The present professor, Lt. Col. Herman Beukema, was appointed in 1930. His principal modifications, aiming at keeping the course abreast of conditions in a rapidly changing world have led to the introduction of special courses for advanced sec- tions. The First Class now makes a concentrated survey of international relations, while the Third Class studies the history and the problems of the Far East. These additions are invaluable because of their vital importance to our nation as a whole. Lt. Col. Beukema, Professor 51 Lt. Beeler, Lt. Train, Lt. Turner, Lt. Lane, Lt. Downing. Lt. BUinda, Lt. Carlson, Lt. H. D. Davis, Lt. Speidel, Lt. Stroivcr, Lt. Sawicki. Lt. Stavton, Lt. Knnzig, Capt. Wilson, CoL Carter, Capt. Dean, Lt. Johnson, Lt. L. I. Davis. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND EXPERI- MENTAL PHILOSOPHY The Department of Natural and Experimental Philosophy was created by Congress in 1812. Until the revolutionary reforms of 1817 which Superin- tendent Thayer instituted took effect, Lt. Col. Jared Mansfield, the first professor of Philosophy, was greatly hampered in his instruction by a lack of equipment and text books. The only demonstra- tion apparatus he possessed consisted of a field transit and a clock, and the only texts were bor- rowed from European institutions and translated here at West Point. However, under Professor Mansfield and his able successors, Edward Courte- nay (1829-1834), Wm. Bartlett (1834-1871), Peter Michie (1871-1901), Wm. Gordon (1901-1917), a thorough course of instruction in mechanics, hydraulics, pmeumatics, and astronomy was intro- duced and continually modernized and improved. Professor Courtenay prescribed new texts in- volving the use of calculus, thus permitting the adoption of analytic methods of investigation in place of the graphical methods previously em- ployed. Professor Bartlett possessed the rare faculty of perceiving and expressing fundamental principles. He wrote no less than eight texts on subjects re- lating to philosophy, and these, with revisions, were used for many years at West Point and other institutions throii " houi the coiinrry. Colonel Carter (1917- ), has inaugurated several important changes during his twenty-two years as head of the department. Instruction in astronomy has been dropped altogether to allow time for classes in thermodynamics, aerodynamics, and ele- ments of mechanical engineering. Laboratory in- struction was introduced in 1918 and is an important part of the present course. The course as given today parallels in scope and presentation that given in similiar subjccrs at standard technical institutions throughout the country. 52 DEPARTMENT OF CHEM- ISTRY AND ELECTRICITY The original proposals in 1815 tor a Department of Chemistry and Electricity came from the actini; Secretary of War; his suggestion was favorably considered by Congress, but no action was taken. However, the masterful reorganization of the Academv in 1817 bv Colonel Thaver bestirred con- gressional interest, and from Washington in 1820 came an order creating the Department of Chemis- try with instructions to the post surgeon to deliver to the combined First and Second Classes during the coming year a series of lectures on the subjects of chemistry and mineralogy. The following year, instruction assumed the general plan which was to continue until 1880. The First Class studied applied chemistry, mineral- ogy, and geology; the Second Class delved primar- ily into chemistry, with a slowly increasing amount of instruction in the miraculous new " substance " — electricity. Lectures and section-room instruction with semi-annual examinations became the " system " . Thus, the new Department of Chemistry and Electricity in 1880 became associated solely with LOL. t-ENTON, } roj the Second Class, First Class mineralogy and geol- ogy becoming subordinate. In 1900 Laboratory became a part of the curriculum, and later, studies in mineralogy were discontinued in order to stress chemistry and electricity, two sciences of utmost importance to contemporary man. During this period, the department was directed by Colonel Tillman, who was succeeded in 1924 by its present head. Colonel C. L. Fen ton. Lt. Zirman, Lt. Horridge, Lt. Dahlcn, Capt. Bovvers. Lt. Dick, Capt. Mitchell, Lt. Cunningham, Lt. Smith, Capt. Sundt, Capt. McCuila. Capt. Garland, Lt. Brooks, Capt. . llen. Col. Fcnton, Capt. Kruger, Capt. Steer, Capt. King. ' DEPARTMENT OF DRAWING Drawing is one of the oldest courses at the Academy. Instruction was given to the Engineer Detachment stationed at West Point as early as 1796. The first mention of the department was made in 1808 in an act of Congress which authorized the President to appoint " one teacher ot the French language and one teacher ot drawing to he att.ichcd to the Corps of Engineers. " Francois D. Masson was the lirst " teacher " , and was followed, in 1835, by the distinguished artist, Charles Albert Leslie. Mr. Leslie was succeeded bv the famous American artist, Robert W. Weir. During Professor Weir ' s forty-two years of con- tinuous service much emphasis was laid on drawing as a fine art. Examples of his influence by such men as Mead, Sherman, Jefferson Davis, .uid J.imcs McNeill Whistler adorn the walls of the Drawing Academy today. (.harles William Larned, the lirst graduate to become professor, followed Professor Weir and served until 1912 when Col. Edward R. Stuart took Col. , lexander, Proft the chair. Col. Alexander succeeded Col. Stuart in 1920 and brought the department to its present highly technical, up-to-date status. The importance of the course in Drawing may be gaged when it is realized that few departments provide training which proves to be of more direct or immediate value to the new o licer than does this Lr. Mitchell, Capt. ' ickrey, Lt. ' an Wav, Capt. Woods, Lt. Dunn. Lc. Blandford, Lt. Kenrick, Lt. Hillberg, Lt. Lawson, Lt. Lash, Lt. Britton. Lt. Grav, Lt. Morrow, Lt FiUicr, Col . lt .indcr, C.ipt. Fcsck, Lt. Hurt, Lt. S.ixton. iWff fc ' l f i „A : e 4 fe " ' k i ' - MmMt Lt. Scherer, Capt. Hannigan, Lt. Farris, Lt. Black, Capt. Grier. Lt. Webber, Lt. Ciisak, Capt. Kraus, Lt. O ' Malley, Capt. Enderton, Capt. Barrett, Lt. Mather, Sr. Fernandez. Lt. Lothrop, Lt. Millener, Mr. Reboussin, Capt. Chamberlain, Lt. Miller, Lt. Merriam, Lt. Jones, Capt. Hammond, Lt. Conway. Lt. Renfroe, Capt. Griffith, Maj. Bond, Maj. Durfec, Mr. Vauthier Col. Morrison, Maj. Jenna, Capt. Hopkins, Capt. Hocker, Lt. Greene. DEPARTMENT OE MODERN LANGUAGES Less than a vear after the founding of the Academy in 1802 Congress passed a bill providing for the study of languages at West Point, and Francois D. Masson was appointed the tirst in- structor in French. However, it was not until 1846 that an act of Congress actually created a Depart- ment of Foreign Languages as such. In 1854 a De- partment of Spanish was established and instruction began under the Professor of French. The following year Patrice de Janon was appointed Professor of Spanish, and upon his retirement in 1882 the De- partments of French and Spanish were combined to form the present Department of VIodern Languages. During the World War instruction in Spanish was suspended in favor of French. With the close of the war came a period of readjustment, during which a new plan was proposed. This plan con- sisted of an elective system whereby half the cadets would study French throughout their course and the other half would study Spanish. The plan did not work too well; it was discarded after a year ' s trial, and the course reverted to its pre-war status — the same as we know it today. The aims of the department may be summed up by saving that it wishes to give each cadet a basic conversational and reading knowledge of French and Spanish. That it provides a thoroughly sound background for the future study of either language has been con -incingly proven in the great period of years during which the department has functioned. 55 ( Capt. Ward, Capt. Evans, Capt. Broun, Capt. Daly. Lt. Cron, Lt. O ' Meara, Lt. Col. Counts, Lt. Dalcv, Capt. Chaffee, Capt. Cox. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS In the fall of 1931 the Yearlings were pleased to discover that descriptive Geometry was to be eliminated from Mathematics and transferred to the Department of Drawing. To the chagrin of those same Yearlings, this action was to be accompanied bv an equal and opposite reaction a new sub|ect, Physics, was to be added to the curriculum. Until this tune, the course in Second Class Philosophy had included the study of light, sound, wave-motions, and elementary mechanics, and Second Class Chcniistrx- included the study of heat and electricity. These elementary scientific sub|ccts were combined to form the new course in Third Class Phvsics, and the change made possible an extension of the scope ot the Second Class sciences. Thus, in order to provide cadets with an early foundation in scientific subjects, a provisional Department of Physics was created by a War De- partment order which also named Lt. Col. Counts as the acting professor. That the new course tull provided the necessary foundation for later, more extensive courses was borne out in 1934, tor in that year an act of Congress established the department permanently, with Col. Counts as its head. Although the Physics Department is compara- tively the " baby " of them all and covers only the elementary sciences, it has been regarded since its inception as the " bogy " of Yearling academics. First and Second Classmen, struggling with the more advanced sciences and realizing that the course in Physics was really a helpful preliminary, learn too late to appreciate its true value. 56 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH The study ot Eiiijlish at the Military Acadciiu ' is almost as old as the Acadeni ' itselt, and yet no Department of English existed until 1926. In 1825 the Department of Ethics and Belles Lettres appeared, and it was as " Belles Lettres " that English entered the curriculum. It was taught tor one hundred and one years in yarious depart- ments including those of Geography, Modern Languages, Moral and Physical Science, and History and Ethics. Originally only the First Class studied English, but in 1844 instruction was extended to the Third Class, and in 1878 it was made a regular part of the Fourth Class curriculum. From 1825 to 1879 the Chaplain was in charge of literary as well as spiritual instruction. When Con- gress authorized the Department of English and History in 1910, Col. L. H. Holt took charge and began to stress the study of literature and grammar. English instruction grew rapidly in importance until in 1921 a provisional Department of English was established with Maj. A. W. Chilton as head. Col. Wheat, Proji In 1926, when Congress authorized the new Depart- ment of English, Chaplain Clayton E. Wheat became its first professor. Today under Col. Wheat the department en- deavors to teach the cadet to express his basic ideas clearly, logically, and forcehillv, both orally and in writing, and to teach him to appreciate the best in literature. Lt. Rogers, Lt. Guiney, Lt. Westermeier, Capt. Guver. Capt. Glasgow, Capt. Matthews, Capt. Parmly, Capt. McCarthy, Lt. Paige, Capt. Storke, Lt. Thielen, Lt. Stearns. Capt. Munson, Capt. Trent, Lt. . llen, Capt. Thompson, CoL Wheat, Capt. Kane, Lt. Wehle, Capt. Perman, Capt. Fellers. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS The Department of Mathematics can trace its beginnings hack tn March, 1802. Ilvcr since, mathe- matics has been the most important course and the one to claim the most casualties. The course (nun 1802 to 1812 has little in comiium with tii.u which we know today. Only simple algebra and gec)mctr - were taught, with a sjxcial course in surveying for the upper sections. The year 1812 saw the addition of arithmetic, logarithms, trigonometry, land surveying, and conies. With the coming of Superintendent Thayer in 1817 the department underwent drastic changes. The present methods of recitation were adopted and spherical trigonometry, analytical geometry, and calcalus were added, so that in 1835 the course was fundamentally the same as it is today. The course occupies the first two years, and is essentially one of preparation for the scientific courses to follow. The department ad|usts its requirements to keep abreast of modern developments, and on this score it has been served by many fine mathematicians, Lt. Col. Jones, Projiwor outstanding among whom may be mentioned. Church, Echols, and Davies. The department is now run more efficiently than ever before under the guidance of Lt. Col. Harris Jones. Its aims are now, as always, to teach the embrvo ofhcer to reason to a logical conclusion and to prepare him for the applied mathematics of philosophy, chemistry, electricity, and engineering. Lt. Milner, Lt. Schimmelpfennig, Lt. Gay, Lt. Prcssley, Lt. Ammerman, Lt. Woolnough, Lt. Peterson, Capt. Thicbaud. Capt. Hartman, Lt. Wertz, Capt. Stanton, Capt. Wilkinson, Capt. Stritzinger, Lt. Jewett, Capt. Upham. Capt. McLemore, Capt. Ostrand, Capt. McCutcheon, Lt. Booth, Lt. Leslie, Capt. Calayer, Capt. Currie, Lt. Metzlcr. Capt. I onard, Capt. Inskeep, Capt. Pegg, Capt. Montague, Lt. CoL Jones, Capt. Oxx, Capt. Barlow, Capt. Brown, Capt. Crume. T ' ' ft " (SF 2 « . I : K Miiner, Capt. Costcllo, Capt. Hempstead. Lt. Labtcrbrook, Capt. King, Captain Robbins, Lt. Waters. Capt. Smythe, Capt. Richardson, Capt. Mathews, Capt. Prather, Capt. Wells, Lt. King. Lt. Resta, Capt. Sather, Capt. Harper, Lt. Col. Chambers, Lt. Col. Rvder, Major Irving, Capt. Tate, Capt. Coursev, Capt. Shabacker. DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS Since 1802 cadets have received practical instruc- tion in tactics, but it was not until 1858 that Con- gress authorized the department by law. Properly speaking, however, the history of this department may be dated from the appointment of Superinten- dent Thayer in 1817. He organized the Corps into a battalion officered by cadets and appointed Capt. John Bliss to command the battalion, who as instructor of infantry tactics and discipline was responsible for interior administration. The Regulations of 1825, confirmed by Congress in 1858, designated the officer commanding the Corps as " Commandant of Cadets " . The same regu- lations provided for an " Officer in Charge " with practically the same duties as now. As always the Commandant alone is responsible for the maintenance of discipline, but as his duties increased it became necessary to appoint a Battalion Board, composed of the battalion commanders, to act as an advisory body. This Board closely super- vises discipline, and maintains a definite policy concerning punishments. It thoroughly investigates all major breaches of discipline and reports its findings to the Commandant. This supervision is invaluable as it enables the Commandant to keep a close touch on every phase of discipline. Today the Department of Tactics is a far cry from the one of 1802. It has grown rapidly to keep pace with the growing complexity of warfare and is designed to give each cadet the necessary elements of a military education, plus a thorough knowledge of military discipline. By impressing upon him the qualities of mind and character that constitute the conscientious officer, the department fulfills its most important duty. BATTALION BOARD Maj. Irving Col. Chambers C. i T. Tatk 59 Mr. Reillv, Sgt. Mahcn. Mr. Appleton, Mr. Jenkins, Lt. Messinger, Pvt. Laxarna. Mr. Maloney, Mr. Dimond, Capt. Smythe, Lt. King, Mr. Cavanagli DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS, ATHLETIC DIVISION Physical training had its meagre beginning in the appointment, in 1846, of Patrice de Janon as Master of the Sword. The instruction was in fencing onlv and took place in the old gymnasium, then located on the present site of Washington Hall. Mr. Janon served in this capacity until 1858 when he was succeeded by Anton Laurentz, who remained as Master of the Sword until 1884. The present course in gymnasium began to take shape in 1885 with the appointment of Col. Wm. J. Koehler as Master of the Sword. In fact. Col. Koehler did so much work in this connection that a history of his service is one of the course itself. Until Col. Koehler ' s appointment, there was little compulsory physical exercise at the Academw He promptly secured the passage of a regulation requiring all Fourth Classmen to attend daily classes in calisthenics, fencing, and swimming. He incor- porated his own ideas of instruction, and his methods have become famous for their thorough- ness, simplicity, and adaptability to the discipline of the Corps of Cadets. In 1900, due to the increased size of the Corps and the addition of boxing and wrestling instruction, Col. Koehler was given a group of assistants consisting of two officers and four civilian instructors who were to aid in the instruction of the plebe classes. Today, with all the facilities of the new gymna- siums, the course is better than ever before. In the fall of each year Fourth Classmen are given inten- sive instruction in gymnastics, fencing, boxing, wrestling, and swimming. Every man must a t least qualify m all of these activities before he is per- mitted to drop gymnasium training. Those who excel in a particular activity are singled out by the coaches as the nuclei of future athletic teams. This indoor fall and winter instruction gives way in the spring to outdoor track work. Here again, every plebe must pass fairly difficult standards in the sprint, shot-put, broad jump, high jump, and half- mile before his instruction ceases. An unbroken series of officers, chosen primanlv for their proven ability in athletic work and for their unquestioned ability in handling men, has followed Col. Koehler. Today, under Captain Smythe as Master of the Sword, this department is one of the best equipped and most effective athletic plants in the country. Col. Koehler ' s fundamental system has been retained, bur ir has been radically rcNiscd and modernized. 60 THE CORPS " Grant iis new ties of friendship THE CADET PRAYER B« " Kosciusko Monument ■4 m ' 4j James M.cNeiltWmmer mj fyj ,. ' ?«- ' , ,v REMINISCENCES ORGANIZATION — PART I I jm. lb 18 18 cadets graduated, Richard Delalield ranking 1st, June United States Military Academy Band tirst organized. 1821 Course in Infantry Tactics lirst introduced as part of regular Academy curriculum. 1824 Rcseryation enlarged by purchase on the south from Oliver Gndley Cadet assistant instructors receiyed $20 extra pay per month, wore two rows of buttons, allowed to keep one servant. 1826 Parade ground ceded to Academy by New York. 1827 Cadets organized into 4 companies, Decem- ber Revolutionary Long Barracks burned. 1828 Marble shaft designed and paid for by cadets erected in honor of Gen. Thaddeus Ko- sciusko. 1829 Written explanation for reported offenses lirsr required Instruction in equitation begun 46 cadets graduated, Robert E. Lee ranking 2nd and Joseph E. Johnston (first graduate to be- come a general officer) ranking 13th, June. 1830 Edgar Allen Poe entered Academy, June 1. 1831 Edgar Allen Poe dismissed from Academy, March 6. 1833 43 cadets graduated, Geo. W. Cullum rank- ing 3rd, June. 18315 Secretary of War forbade cadets to marry. 1837 Old Cadet Chapel completed and first used. 1838 Library, Department of Chemistry and Philosophy destroyed by hre Required length of service of cadets increased from 5 to 8 years Bedsteads provided for cadets, who had formerly slept on mattresses on the floor, November. 1839 Observatory erected — near proposed Li - brary. 1841 Library building annexed to Observatory Officer ' s Mess founded by Gen. McDowell at West Point. Now oldest in country. 1843 Cadet pay reduced from $28 to $24 per month Congress authorized one cadet from each congressional district, territory, the District of Columbia, and 10 presidential appointments 39 cadets graduated, U._S. Grant ranking 21st, June. 1846 59 cadets graduated, G. M. McClellan ranking 2nd, " Stonewall " Jackson 17th, G. E. Pickett 59th, June. ' 1850 First portion of Central Barracks built. 18 51 James McNeill Whistler entered Academy. " Found " in Physics, 1853- Later declared, " If Silicon had been a gas I would have been a major general. " 1852 Capt. Robert E. Lee appointed Super- intendent. 1853 Corps of cadets arranged according to size for first time by order of Superintendent Lee. 1854 Ordnance Museum founded Course of instruction lengthened to 5 years. 1857 Cadet pay raised to $30 per month plus 1858 Superintendent given local rank of Colonel and Commandant local rank of Lieutenant Colonel Course of instruction reduced to 4 vears. 1859 Course of instruction lengthened to 5 years. 1861 45 cadets graduated, Geo. A. Custer rank- ing 34th, June Course of instruction reduced to 4 years. 1863 Academy armed for defense as result of draft riots in New York and threat of attack on West Point. Armed guard continued ever since. 1864 Lt. Col. Geo. W. Cullum appointed Su- perintendent. 1866 Selection of Superintendent, formerly con- fined to Engineer Corps, thrown open to entire army. 1867 Hudson River West Shore Railroad granted right of way through reservation. Resulting vibra- tions caused remoyal of observatory from old site. ., 1 iC PASS IN REVIEW » ,. . - M l - -«» Strong, Brewer, Fresneli.. REGIMENTAL STAFF FIRST BATTALION STAFF Fellenz, Oolesby, Wells. J r i s -v M FIRST CLASS l LNf.TSON, N. M. Kramer, F. E. Blnnl;tt, D. ' . Leahy, O. A. HlKRY, J. F. Light, E. D. HlRRKLL, W. H. LOEWUS, ,)■ L). I LACK, E. F. McLean,,!. R. Bordi:n, J. MiLEY, H. A. BVRNI., D. B. Moore, P.j. COLLIGAN, R. L. Mueller, G. H. COKBLY, J. B. O ' Bryan, C. L. Cu NN I NO HAM, H . A Oc.LESDY, C. E. Dalziei., D. Orr,J. L. Davis, T. W. Plant,,]. A. HsCKliTT, W.j. Sattem, L Hardin, J. S. Sell, W. B. HonsoN, ' . W. Sleeper, R. S. KlNSlLL, R. H. Smith, ,}. .]. Knu.iu,,! r. ArOHAX, V. U u s c Company A P- We of A Company are justly proud of our ranking position in the Corps established by tradition. We look into the history of the Academy and dis- cover that we began in the days of Sylvanus Thayer. Colonel Thayer, upon becoming superintendent in 1817, immediately organized the cadets into a two company battalion, of which " A " was one. A family tree with its roots in the formative days of the Academy is one of the reasons why we First Batt flankers take pride in following A Company ' s guidon. But a tradition of leadership also has demands; we must keep an active interest and part in all phases of cadet life, and we do. Whether the undertaking be athletic, social, or academic one can always find ample representation from the company that leads the way at p-rade. We are glad that it was our lot to turn into the First Division upon entering Central Area that memorable first day in 1936. We have rejoiced in our successes, felt regret for our losses, and grown steadily in fellowship. As we leave we hope that we have lived up to " Big Fixe ' s " admonition to " make class ' 40 (and especiallv the A Co. contingent) the best ever. " 69 Light, Cadet Company Commander Lt. Waters, Cotfipany Commander Fl RST CLASS BiNso.v, D. M, Cash, S. M. Cassidy, R. T. CuzDi;, R. j. Clock, R. M. Coleman, F. H. CONLEY, ' . G. Danii:ls, H. F. Di.iMs, P. S. Dllanly, R. j. Denno, B. F. OixoN, G. F. noWMNl,, J, F. Dyke, K. R. Ex DRESS, J. Z. Esau, C. G. Far 111 I Nc;, W. E Eraser, D. H. Gli:s2i;r, R. M. Heinemann, W. E. Ho I L N, E. D. Hudson, NL R. KliNNEY, J.J. Milton, T. R. MULLIN, W. H. H. NoTo, C. C. Osdorn, R. a. Parker, D. S. Ri. E IER, H. P. Robinson, O. H. Ross, R.N. Stella, H. A. SwiiT, E. F. ANDERllOl r, D. T. Wells, R, S. White, F. G. WiLDRAllAM, J. R. Witt, L. A. .11 ry ' fisMtfe 4p ■fejW use:. Company B There are no perfect companies in the Corps, hut we hope that our tour years at West Point have continued D Company ' s approach to that ideal. We found no star men here upon our arrival, but as a consequence of repeated disabling blows dealt our numbers bv unsympathetic Academic Departments, we felt the necessity of providing home talent tor those most vulnerable to the attacks. Thus we added " stars " to our heritage of anchormen, area birds and file boners, snakoids and bookworms, muckoids and red comfortoids. Our barracks are happy hunting grounds for whatever you wish — a hand- ball partner, a fourth at bridge, a victim for a blind drag, or a discussion of the latest rumor — in fact the latest rumor probably started in some of our famous bull sessions. In concluding our four vears, we offer neither advice nor remedies, but leave a hope that the company spirit will continue throughout the years, and belief that friendships are all-important. For when as colonels ( or gen- erals) we gather in a group to reminisce upon our days at West Point while the Corps was still the home of heartv men and not a country club we shall always remember our trials, tribulations, and our happy associations in Company B. 71 " lAji Jf Fl RST CLASS Alexander, U. W. Aubrey, G. A. BliNVENUTO, A. Bingham, S. ' . RowLBv, H. M. Brown, G. E. Chamberlain, T. C. Chandler, H. B. Clapsaddle, C. W, Coon Tz, j. B. Coopi;r, R. G. Crockett, A. A. Cullen, p. S. DE Latour, F. a. East, J. R. Elliott, P. L. Floyd, A. J. Grai, J. A. Guy, D. R. Hoover, E. F. Hughes, A. R Krisberg, N. L. Lane, H. B. Legere, L. J. McKenney, S. L. Mandell, F. C. Meigs, M. C. MlLNER, J. W. Moore, J. M. MORRISSEY, S. B. Nelson, A. H. Nelson, R. W. ROEDY, W. H. Schwab, . A. Thompson, J. P- Wheat, R. I. Zahrobsky, R. E. §Ji9s ;r.: ..-_ r« i«► .A i.. tc u. Company C " C " Company was formed in 1827 when the Corps of Cadets was organized into a battalion of four companies. Thus, for more than a century, the com- pany has been forming its own traditions and spirit, and asserting its in- dividuality. The time was when C Company ' s onlv claim to lame was indifference. Once known as " the company of the hundred sluggoids, " the exploits of its members verged on the impossible. Through the long years it fought the " T. D. " and was more than once singled out for special attention. Inci- dentally, it was C Company that brought on the first reveille inspection in 1923. In the piast few years the company has been reborn. Gone are the old traditions of indifference and contrariness. Today it is as efficient and " on the ball " as any of our new " streamlined divisions. " But while time, the great craftsman, may have altered many and sundry things, the indomitable spirit and loyalty of C Company are as steadfast as of old. Thus through the years has the company ' s military outlook been moulded. But though the details of military conduct may vary with the passage of time, the friendships formed here are, and have been, as enduring as the words of the prophet. 73 Ni ts(i , K , ( . . ' ( ' .j ' .ni Commaudn Capt. HARPhR, Compjil) Comnhindtr " V ' r- ' £f i -l© j ' iibiZ? ; ' f- ' . — ' ' •- ' ' - !i» H, fit ' -- ' - • - JO. -■ ' •■ ' f itW-CtV- -C ; -■ • » t f Tr ' - ' ■■■•%-- - ' ift.A - ' ii ■..t!! ' J FIRST CLASS B.wARo, M. F. Bhiser, J.J. Brevvi;rton, H. R. BuDz, A. D. Bl.nzi;, H. F. c. mpbell, w. b. Eaton, J.J. Fairlamb, C. R. Fellenz, W. J. Fowler, W. C. Frontczak, a. T. Gildart, W. J. Gushurst, C. E. Kaspi;r, W. M. Lemlev, K. M. Lewis, W, i . F. Looi noi ' RRow , P. C, Maxwell, A. D. Moore, B. NoRRis, R. R. O ' Brien, R. A. Peter, H. L. Pi DC. EON, J.J. poduiai.y, e. t. Rauk, K. T. Roni-Ris, J. K. Rust, C. A. Saneord, G. C. Stewart, D. B. Walker, E. J. Willi A.MS, R. L. Willis, S. T. WonNER, J H. WRiCiiir, H. T. Wright, J. M, cN. Yates, J. D. A 1 rii bHi. lMi Company D We claim not the badge of superefficiencv nor do we throw about our shoulders the cloak of indifference. We are a company proud of our record and eager to maintain it. At the present no ribbons of outstanding merit flutter from our guidon. Why once we eyen forgot to take the guidon to parade. Only once wc hasten to add. With a great deal of pride we point to our intramural endeayors. Many championships haye wc won m many different sports. In football we were many times champion and when beaten were at least runners-up. In our diyisions was cradled the Notre Dame after taps rally of this year. In our ranks we claim many corps squad luminaries, a few engineers and a plentiful supply of goats. We are a hardy race well attuned to the war chant of " To the rear, MARCH! " said fiye times in quick succession. From our windows sail the deadly water-bag to plop liye feet from an astonished O. C. We are proud of our plebes who know when to keep their necks in and when to fall out. We are proud of our Great Captains. Most of all we lay a claim to a close knit spirit of comradeship. BlIM.II, (, ,AM .-. ' . ' l I " , ' .,;-,■, : C.. PT. Matthews, Campuiiv Comiii.iiidc: l 75 THE COLORS Gray, Addington. McLean, Hendrickson. Abbey, Patten, Hazeltine SECOND BATTALION STAFF Fl RST CLASS Adbi;y, R. S. Applegate, R. E. Bates, R. H. Bethune, a. H. Cameron, R. C. Carr, E. J. Cassirry, R. C. Clarke, L. L. Clay, W. L. Cole, J. M. Cook, E. G. DlA ' LIN, F. T. Duni ' issoN, J. G. Dunham, L. E. Edc.ell, D. Enc.lan ' d, S. p. Fisiii;r, S. G. Fuller, F. P. Grlim:, ) . S. IaCOIU ' CCI, J . . Kent, R.J. Li; Ts, Willis F. Maedler, J. R Mayo, G. Mendez, L. G. Moore, C. L. Murphy, C. A. Paulick, M. Peterson, S. R. Porte, W. L. RuEnix, J. W. Saunders, . V ' . Sitterson, C. B. Smiih, W. M. Sullivan, F. R. Wald, L Walters, j. W. Wermuth, a. L. p. Wi;rni:RiM., R. Williams, R. R. Company E Looking back over the annals of E Company history, we note with pride characters who have brought prestige upon the Academy and have established the cherished traditions of our group, an integral part of that institution. Feeling that we have had good fortune in being placed in a company where social life and enterprise go hand in hand without one deterring the other, we trust that we have added our bit to the furtherance of that condition. Being in the midst of the largest assemblages of cadets ever present here, we have pursued a course which we hope will not only maintain but increase the devotion to E Company by its men. It is with keen regret mingled with anticipation that the E Company Graduation Class passes down the sceptre, doffs the Cadet Gray, and dons the Armv Blue. We are proud to have been with you and will retain many pleasant memories of our association. Bon voyage, Company E! Sullivan, Cadet Company Commmdct Capt. Wells, Company Commander 79 F l l B_ r 1 B r- - K i - r ! B 1 cSf ' - . ' -j Fl RST CLASS mm Jung, W. F. Klunk, M. C. B. KOLDA, R. M. LaBreche, G.J. LaRosi;, R.J. Lederma.n ' , . I. D. Litton, W. P. Manzolilli), R. J Marsh, C. T. O ' Neil. p. F. Orman, L. M. Pitman, J. H. SCHOCKNER, L. F. Shearer, I. H. Spencer, T. K. Swank, W. D. ToTH, J. G, TdWNSEND, J. D Watrous, F. T. Wilderman, J.J. C! • ' ' . ' . use. Company F Since 1901, when it was first initiated into the Corps as a flanker company, F Company has always been a typical cross-section of cadet life. Even today we are " The Foreign Legion. " We have our share of star men and those who prefer the five year course, multi-stripers and W. F. C. B. ' s (now in the minority), leaders in sports and red comforter boners, Cows who are still living last year ' s Furlo, moon-baying Yearlings and indifferent Plebes. We have taken over Central Area, long the domicile of our elongated brethren, and made it our home. Our years here and in South Area have been full ones, full of work and play, loyalty and friendship, )oy and sorrow. F Company will alwavs represent that intense spirit of camaraderie and pride that knows no barriers of class, making us an integral twelfth unit instead of a " house divided. " Discipline has been and is maintained through respect and willingness instead of fear, and Poop sheets far outweigh Qjnll sheets. It IS with a justifiable pang in our hearts that we of the graduating class turn our backs to Usmay College and F Company to assume our hLimhlc places in the " long grey line. " :. ,- Wl m O ' Neil, Cadit Company Commando- Capt. Robbins, ( uiKf.n ' : Onumanda Company G One can say of G Company ' s First Class that we too entered the east sallyport of central barracks four years ago a conglomerate mass of humanitv . . . and now emerge a well-knit, cooperative and generally efficient group. But there the likeness ends. When you dig beneath the dignified reser ' c we have so carefully nourished " Lo, these many vears " vou see that, though as a group our standards are on a par with those of other companies, individually we are extremists. We are extreme in our pride in our star men . . . our goats . . . our militarists . . . even in our sluggoids. Balanced bv our star men is our imposing list of five year students. Balanced by our military files . . . and are thev militarv! . . . are our " Old Faithful " sluggoids, and balanced by our numerous Corps Squad athletes are our equally numerous red comforter addicts. Sprinkled throughout this group are the saving ingredients of mutual understanding and toleration of our classmates ' foibles. All of which make a company and a company spirit of which we are individually intensely proud. We hope that we have passed on to succeeding G Company generations this company pride, and our motto: " What the Tactical Department has joined together let no man tear asunder. " Jacobs, C tJtt Cowpauj Comi i.iniL C. PT. RlCH. RDSON, CoiKp--y ' . ( UULJU 4P c l Wl -Jt " is FIRST CLASS i ■ — r 55 r ; Ahmajan, a. M. Arnold, L. D. Baker, A. G. Bartok, D L. Bayerle, G. J. Cagwin, L. G. Cloke, M. colacicco, f. cullen, a. j. Delamater, B. F. DWYER,,]. p. England, G. W. Gasperini, S. E. GdODWlN, S. McC. Haggard, E. C. Harrison, C. E. Hess, L. C. Knight, A . J. KuAl ' SS, P. H. Larkin, G. T. Lavell, W. W. McCroskey, J. L. McGlNITY, J. E. Mabee, R. W. Mansfield, T. F. Marston, M. E. O ' Brien,]. A. Patten, S. M. Perry, M. C. Rasmussen, J- H. rooney, f. m. Shaunesey, C. a. Silvasy, S. Stephenson, G. G. Turner, H. J. Ulm, O. M. Wagner, F. B. Webd, C. H. Wilson, H. L. u Anv Mil lb alive ( bvc ri ' oi ilDlillS Blander Corps i « ' bj L«ll«il»i ASS E11,W,W. josur.J.l JKITV.J.E. IEE,R. ' . KsmiD.T.F. ciov, M. E. ; teJ.A. iii,M.C. KiEl-J.M. UflBiSOl ' , ' ' ' ' j,,O.M- EJS, ' ' - ...vH.L. Company H Any evening in the interim between supper and call to quarters one can find the area and the stoops of the first four divisions of new north barracks alive with upperclassmen. Here " Yeah Furlos, " draggings, and water bag pitching reign supreme for this brief period. This is the Corps ' idea of H Company, but the Tactical Department has a different idea. To them H Company is a fertile proving ground for embryonic Tacs. For four years we have rigorously tested new Tacs for the Tactical Department. Not basically snakes, but still draggers of the ultra-pulchritude, one can find us cavorting at the hops. From our saxophone tooting company com- mander to our " Sash " Knight we are in full force. The field soldiers of the Corps are we, for every Saturday the 46th Division leads the " return to nature " trek. The rest of the Corps owes us a lot for we have financed the boodlers through four hard years. Leisure and the spirit of mischief prevail within our company. However, when a job arises the company jumps to it immediately. Not a company of the unusual, we are proud of being just Cadets. 85 CuLLEN, A. J., CjJif Cof ipJiij Comnhiuda Capt. Davidson, Company Commander England, S. P. Offers COLOR GUARD THIRD BATTALION STAFF Penney, Smelley, Russell. M(D Fl RST CLASS Bagstad, C. W. Bennett, W.J. BiSWANGER, C. T. Brousseau, a. R. Chandler, M. B. CoLnv, R. A. Cook, J. A. Coi ' cn, j. R. Dice, R.I. Gee, a. E. Gideon, F. C. Heid, H. p. Hines, G. C. Hoi imann, T. L. Kevan, W. p. KiNTNER, W. R. McDonald, E. O. McKenzie, B. E. MULLER, T. H. Norman, H. H. NoRVELL, J. W. NosEK, T. M. OSETH, F. W. Penney, H. W. Renola, R. Rosen, M. H. Shagrin, R. a. Shoemaker, R. L. Stablein, M. F. Stirling, W. C. Summers, J. B. Sv.MROSKI, L. E. Taylor, J. K. Willi A. is, J. F. Wright, W. B. Yeuell, D. p. m •W.B. ITS C. Company I Wise men say, " To err ishuman; " to get awav with it is I Co. The Plebe on guard in summer camp who held his head up to " This is I Company, Mister " felt the elan of this outlit swinging by — the Corps ' runtiest flankers. The T. D. gave us the man we wanted for captain; the nation gave us three good underclasses, counseled by a first class that stuck together closer than an Army-Columbia game. Such fortune embarassed us, living in West Point ' s blanket of gloom we had nothing of which to complain. The question of second hour Spic or Law never came up with us, but we await their doom with light hearts -and lighter heads. We communicate with each other by strange guttural sounds, but it is heartening to note that English is still spoken by some of us. From the record of our achievements here the best military minds agree that I Co. is saving itself for the trenches. Our sang- froid is attested by the number of men currently boasting two or more O. A. O. ' s. One final word from the company as a whole — " We ' re proud of our Ernie — he was with us to the bitter end. " 89 H i N I s, ( ' - ' Company Commander Lt. Easterbrook, Company Commander ' ' ♦ FIRST CLASS Aber, J. E. Arnold, H. H. Banks, C. H. Bell, O. L. BoNHAM, J. B. Bow EN, O. L. Clark, C. L. Coleman, W, F. Di;WiTT,J. S. FORHES, L. G. Fuir, R H. French, H. A. FRLE ' DliNDORE, C. M. Fi ' lli:r, L. J. GoODRRH, R. H. HliUlTKE, L. O. Hi:ndrickson, E. H. Johnson, C. B. Jones, E. B. Klar, L. R. McCartan, a. a. McFarland, E. M alone, a. G. Marling, W. E. Merchant, M. H. Munson, D. E. CKeeee, J. A. Prann, B. F. RlDGELL, J. M. Rogers, R. M. Russell, A.J. Simpson, H. T. Smellky, J. M. Taylor, J. R. Tuck, R. T. Tyler, J. E. Wetzel, M.J. U OollWARl), G. H. ipprtd. us c. Company K ,G.B ; Here are the men of K Company — masters of the drill field as evidenced by the streamer our guidon so proudly bears. High do we stand in the academic hall of fame with our glittering galaxy of starred collars. Proud may we be of our laureled athletes who so competently represent the Corps. We of the modern K Company have gone through an era of change. Since we entered we have watched our company vigorously cast aside an historic reputation of incorrigible indifference without at the same time losing our appreciation of hearty camaraderie or our zest for buoyant fun. We feel pride in our contributions to this change — pride in this new K Co. that we have helped to make. Strong are the ties that bind together these stalwarts of North Area. And those of us who are taking our leave will never trulv leave at all. Our hearts are bound to the K Co. that has become a part of us. We look back on four years of serious work, frivolous deviltry, and true comradeship to find that the spirit of K Company has made us better cadets, better soldiers, better men. 91 Banks, Cadit Company Cotnm.niJ Capt. Costello, Company Conpihindti r i0 35 - % 1 1 I ' l FIRST CLASS Coats, W, J. Crocker, D. R. Crown, F. J. Davis, M. P. Dibble, J. DoDDERIDGE, R. R. DONNELL, A. p. Due, K. O. Ellis, D. B. Erspamer, F. J. Fate, R.J. Flanders, E. A. Gordon, T. F. Haessly, B. E. Hami:i,in, R. W. Hennessy, J. T. Li:i;dom, ). W. Lorozo, J. Lucas, E. D. McAfee, J. B. M. cKiN, R. N. Minahan, J. E. Miner, R. E. Oiiers, M. QuAiD, T. D. Raleigh, R. C. Rorick, a. G. Shawn, F. S. Smith, P. E. Smith, S. T. Stoddard, W. G. Strock, a. M. SlRON ' G, R. W. IRNER, E. Ware, E. H. Webster, S. H. Wendt, J. R. Wynne, E. P. I - ' J Wfe:. %:-I .i ; ,;(f;j r5 E. Company L In time of existence we are but a b.ihy — and we are about as hard to classify and to generalize upon as any baby. Like the other companies we have over a hundred men; some of them care, some don ' t; two might be brilliant, two the opposite, but most of us are just ordinary; we bone checkbook, files, and some, nothing at all; we have sluggoids, and three-demerit-a-year-men; we drag L. P., pro, and never. We have all kinds. With no great weight of company traditions behind our infant stirrings we have invented a tradition; a tradition of spirit, not merely of customary action. And the tradition we have makes us L Company, a company no better and no worse than the others, just different. Drop over sometime and see us in the new north nursery; there will be no welcoming committee and no fanfare — you may be met with a water bag and you might go unnoticed, but we think you ' ll like us. Observe us in our rooms, in the halls; a number of men are at Corps squad practice or up in the Camera club or over working on the Dialectic Society ' s latest, those you see here will be studying, sleeping, shining shoes, and scuffling. The Plebes will ask to pass, and as they go by give you a benign smile. We aren ' t hard, we aren ' t fair, indifferent, duty-struck, we report scratch lares and get out table-corns skinned. 93 Davis, M. P., Cai a Comptirn CoimnaiuUt Capt. Hempstead, Company Commuiidtr ••a. . ' S ' ' ■;pAt ' ' " Adams, E. S. Johnson, B. A. Addington, J. S. Knapp, R. p. Andrews, F. L. Kuziv, M. Raumkr, D. H. Maxwell, R. E. Deaudry, C. L. Monroe, T. H. Brewer, R. M. Murphy, J. J. Briti, C. K. Parker, M. E. Brown, A. E. PlEIL, R. C. COLWELL, C. H. Renwanz, R. H. Ferrill, H. B. Richards, A. P. FlTZPATRICK, E. D. Schmaltz, F. A. GiLLEM, A. C. Scott, T. H. Green, G. D. Smiley, J. L. Gltnster, W. E. Stoddart, P. C. Haseman, L. L. Warren, R. H. Holm, W. N. Wilcox, W. W. HoiMON, W. F. Yeager, F. J. Hl ' MPllREY, E. H. Zienowicz, y. S s ' ,C. i USj j Company M In 1923, when the Howitzer first included company write-ups, someone wrote for M Company, then four years old, its first expression of disdain for file-boning in all its many phases. Since then successive writers have tried to capture for these pages the true spirit of the philosophical flankers. Not all succeeded, but the only complete failure was the one who ventured to deny our indifference. We do not deny it. We are proud of it, for we believe it is indifference well directed. We are glad to leave the worries over chevrons and stars to others and, by so doing, exclude from our ranks the animosities and petty jealousies that always exist among file-boners. As a result we boast more corps squad men, better cooperation between the officers and the men in ranks, and stronger bonds of friendship between men of the different classes. When our first classmen raise their hats to M Company passing in review at Graduation Parade we feel the real value of our attitude. We know then that wherever we may serve together the old M Company spirit will still be with us making the big jobs easier and helping us to be indifferent to the insignificant worries. 95 Baumer, Cadet Company Cotmnaiider Capt. King, Company Commander . LfMUi ti [•..m:. :: Kl-, il U. S. M. A. BAND BIOGRAPHIES -- 1 f RICHARD SARGENT ABBEY W ' ASHINGTON, D. C. At Liir e A glass of water tipped the scales past the minimum weight line to make Dick a cadet, yet he ranked third in plebe Gym. Reader of Kipling ' s " Bar- rack Room Ballads " , admirer of Napoleon, he was a soldier through and thrtjugh. Tactics, strategy, lead- ing men, and " la vie militaire " were his major interests in life. His merry laugh and his captivating manner combined with his thorough under- standing of his profession and of men will win him a place in the hearts of his command. " Dick " JOHN EDWARD ABER LOS .VNGELLS, CALIFORNIA Congressional V ersatility plus — that ' s Stuffy! Actor, maestro, seaman and soldier before entering, Johnny went on to amaze us with his excellence in new lields. Show him the musical instrument he can ' t play, the band he can ' t lead, the rope he can ' t twirl. Watch him on the flying rings — observe his deluge of mail from ladies fair — and attempt to match his prowess at the dinner table. He was our " Genial John " — muscular technician, feminine tactician, roping magician, and headmaster of the Aber Painless School of Bracing. " Stuffy " Sergeant (i) Gymnastics (Jt-l-f) Weight Lifting (J.-l ' ) Hundredth Night Show (4-i-2-l ' ) Color Lines (4-i ' ) Camera Club (3-2-i) Drum Major Goat Band 0-3-2-i) Plehe Orchestra ( ) Concert Orchestra ( -3- 2-1) Chess Club (1} Pistol Sharpshooter. EMORY SHERWOOD ADAMS, JR. WASHINGTON, O. C. CoyigressioHiil Although Hank burned little oil in the pursuit of academics, his long list of activities shows that his years at the Academy were not idle ones. Pos- sessed with that easy indifference that was characteristic of his company, he more than once demonstrated an ex- traordinary ability for flying into a great calm under stress of writs. Signi- ficant of Hank ' s admirable qualities was the number of friends he made at the Academy. Reasons for his con- tinued success were hard work, modes- ty, patience, and above everything, reliability. " Hank " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football (,4-}-2-0 Major ■■A " (2-i) Class President (3-2- ) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-i) Camp Illumination Committee (i) Business Manager Dialectic Society (J) Hop Manager (,4-3-2-1) Fishing Club (i). Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Battalion Adjutant Q) Swimming (4-i-2-l) Hop Manager (_4) Ring Committee (4-3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Usher (l). itTW ' - ' ■■m % is,i JERRY SPEARS ADDINGTON NOCONA, TEXAS Congressional Jerry entered the Academy with a will to work. A large share of ability and an indomitable determination helped him hurdle the academic obstacles with ease. Dailv contacts over a period of four years justified a first impression — that in him we saw a loyal friend. Jerry helped to preserve, effortless as it was, that traditional cheerful com- pany attitude that remains among us. Success is sure to follow this Westerner for Jerry had plenty of what it takes to make good. " Toomer " Corporal Q-I Color Sergeant (i) Pistol Expert. ASNOD MICHAEL AHMAJAN WHITINSVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional Am takes to the Engineers a coopera- tive attitude, an appreciation for the finer life, his pipe, and his car. He leaves behind him a thin red comforter, a discarded chess set, a set of golf clubs, and a pair of stars which show he applied himself to his studies. Most of us will remember him for putting away his newspaper to show us a problem, or for coaching anyone from a plebe to a first classman in any subject from geometry to engineering. " Aw " Sergeant (i) Stars (_4-2 ' ) Chess Club ( -3-2-i). UREY WOODSON ALEXANDER OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY Congressional Axel walked the area September of plebe year and didn ' t like it. He was low man on the company demerit list from then on. Big brother to the plebes as well as a good " wife " , he was pos- sessor of everything from a knowledge of the latest order on the " B-board " to a complete medicine kit. K regular reader ot all periodicals and a perma- nent fixture in the " Boodlers " he still managed to be in the two digit num- bers when the class ranking came out. " Axel " Sergeant (J). f FRl.niRK K l.l.Il ANOKl ' .WS SIOUX CITY, IOWA Senatorial Prominent among man ' .utnhures which made him a good companion was Andy ' s gift as a raconteur. Man an evening hour, officially claimed bv our schoolmasters, slipped h - un- noticed in the telling ot some spirited tale of Andrews and Company on a trip or of a quixotic affair with some " tac " . The original humor with which these recitals were delivered was the essence of Andy ' s personality. His humor, his energy, his love for games, and his consideration for his associates were the things which made Andy ' s friendship a fine possession. " Andy " Strgeaiit (i) Watir Ciniiva Commiltu (i). ROBERT EDWARD APPLEGATE CINCINNATI, OHIO Conp ' ess ' tonal A chuhb ' Ohioan with a tnendlv smile, . pplcwilly reported to West Point with his O.A.O. ' s picture tucked under his arm. " One of the boys " for three years his sleeve and collar were finally colored with rank. .Although a firm advocate of nine o ' clock taps, he unselfishly coached many goats to proficiency. With that eccentric blink ot the eyes, Applewilly was always quick on the comeback. A hop-floor threat in any easy-going " snake ' s " language, he was one of our social lions. " Applewilly " Sergeant (J) Slurs (2) Football (- -3) Track (4) Academic Coach {i-1-1 Automobile Committee (i) Pistol ?Aarksman. HENRY HARLEY ARNOLD WASHINGTON, D. C. Con jii-cu tonal Hank was one of the most independent " army brats " e er to be encased in these gray walls. Alwavs a " goat " , his attitude of " live and let live " enabled him to stumble his way through plebe, vearling, and " cow " years. It was surprising to manv when his better qualities outshone his devil- may-care attitude and he emerged with three stripes on both ends of his sleeve. Many times his steadying arm was most necessarv. " Hank " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football (4) Goat Football (t) Election Committee (i) Automobile Committee (i) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Expert. 100 LUTHER DIXON ARNOLD WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA Congtessionat When the week-end came ' twas drag- ging time with Lu. He fell in and out of love once a month until the right girl found the kev to his heart. He bought a miniature, and the Field Artillery lost a valuable bachelor. Of only pass- ing importance was the tenth sheet. Lu studied hard during time for study, read his newspaper religiously, and dusted behind his socks. Only those who know him well may discern, be- neath that insouciant manner, the passion for efficiency that is the key- note of his life. " Lu " Strgtatit (i) Boxing (2-1 ' ) GEORGE ALEXANDER AUDREY ANNAPOLIS, MARVL ND Coiigress oiiiil George was number one on our list of nature ' s little surprises. Born in " Crab- town " of decidedly " gobbish " ances- try, each change in the system brought him to his feet with a rousing " The Corps has! " A true " goat " plebe year, second class year found him doing more than his share of coaching. He was no " snake " in these cloistered halls, but stories abound of his latent tendencies. An organizer of no mean ability, he betrayed his legal talents by the escape clauses he deftly worked into the charters of his various human- itarian projects. " George " Str eantQ Academe Coach (1-1) Pistol Marksmai CHARLES WEBSTER BAGSTAD MISSION HILL, SOUTH DAKOTA Congressional " I ' m smooth, " has been Chuck ' s by- word all through his cadet career. Having the choice of either Annapolis or West Point, Chuck chose the Army and has been proud of his choice ever since. Being a true engineer in every respect, Chuck conscientiously de- voted fifteen minutes each day to his studies — sometimes. This left him ample time for lots of bridge games, " bull " sessions, and " dragging. " Aplomb and clear-headedness are most typical characteristics of this " son of the Middle West. " " Chuck " Sergeant (J) Engineer Football (2) Academic Coach (4-1-1-1) S uaihCli,b(l-l ' ). " " ALAN G. BAKER SALEM, OREGON Se)hitorial Independent, hard working when the occasion required, Al spent four years ranking high academically and tacti- cally. Imbued with a spirit of gener- osity and good-fellowship, his life as a cadet gave him many lasting friends. Being lively and of sportmg blood, he spent much of his time beating the squash ball about the gym. A well- rounded chap, he will doubtlessly make a success of any branch he chooses . ■ ' Von M oltke ' ' Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Soccer (4-3-2) Nu- merals (4) Monogram (2) Squash Club (i) Cadet Chapel Choir {i- ' i-T) Fishing, Club (i) Pistol Marksman. yug CHARLES EDW.VRD BALTHIS ROANOKE, VIIU ' .INIA Senatoriiil The tenth division rcmeiiibers hinv regularly Chick was bodily ejected from 1024; others recall the loud ex- clamations whenever anyone tried to diminish his Cadet Store account. The " hives " wonder it long hours of ex- planations ever impressed knowledge within the " goat. " His roommates remember the bemoaning when Chick discovered that another " femme " had forsaken him. We heartih ' agreed that this ex-st)ldier from Fortress Monroe promised to be an efficient officer it the academic departments were willing. ' ' Chick ' ' Corponil (3-2) First Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Pistol Expert. CHARLES HARVEY BANKS FRESNO, CALIFORNIA Congressional Bringing a background ot three years ot California college life, Charlie already knew what he wanted and how to get it. The regard of his classmates was first evidenced in his election as hop manager. He maintained this leadership attaining company cap- taincy, regarded with fondness by his classmates, respect by the underclasses, apprehension by the plebes. Socially inclined, an inveterate bridge player, he exhibited a happy combination of military effectiveness and social " savoir taire " coupled with an innate ability to think clearly and act quickly. " Charlie " Corporal( }-2 Captain Q Cross Country Q4 Intra- mural Award (_T) Hop Manager (i-l-l Pistol Marksman. i MILTON CARLTON BARNARD III I BUrpALO, NEW YORK I Co)igress!Oihd I Indifferent? No, our " B. J. " boy was j just one of those souls who preferred I unhurried, pleasant, and uninvolved modes of existence. As a plebe he I managed to sandwich some skating ' and a bit of fiction between luxurious hours on his red comforter. Although Barny was a confirmed bachelor, his course was not without pitfalls, nor did he emerge unscathed. His good- : natured and generous attitude eased ' the irritation provoked by routine cadet life and won him many friends. " Bjn:y " Corporal (3-2) Strgeant (i) Hockey Manager (i) Electrical Crew Hundredth Ntght Show 0). ARTHUR ROBERT BARRY NEW YORK, NEW YORK Congressional West Point was always close to this New Yorker ' s heart and home. An outstanding " soldier " at college, he had little trouble with the Tactical Department. His sutTering occurred within the gloomy confines of the academic buildings. Nevertheless, fre- quent bouts in the section room, or in the boxing ring, did not erase that grin. Always active, Art proved his versatility on the debater ' s platform, in the Choir, and at Cullum. The " blue " should become him as well as the " gray. " " Art " Corporal ( }-2} Lieutenant 0) Boxing Qf) Numerals (J ) Cadet Chapel Choir (J-i-l-f) Ring Committee (3-2-i) Debating Society ( -3-2-i) President (i) Fishing Club Pistol Marksman. d i . " DENNIS L. BARTOK FORDS, NEW JERSEY Senatorial Four years ago Dartok cast his first critical glance on the ways of West Pointers. From that day to this he has demanded by his actions and his criti- cisms that all who wear our brand, " a cadet and a gentleman, " live up to it. A comfortable indifference to aca- demics and military rank has entitled Bart to one of the most unperturbed existences we have ever seen. His quiet, gracious manner has put him as much in demand with the ladies as with the men. " Bart " Sergeant (2) Pointer (_4 ' ) Pistol Club (2) Pistol Expert. % k RAYMOND HENRY BATES CANTON, ILLINOIS At Large Battle ' s cadet life was marked by major engagements with the academic departments and minor skirmishes with the T. D., i. e. two " turnouts " and one " slug. " Nevertheless, Battle continued his easy going manner of living. He " dragged blind " and " boned red comforter " with equal gusto. He claimed that because of one " L. P. femmc " he would have to drag 3-0 for the rest of his life to get a proficient average. Battle was admired and respected by all classes, and there is a distinct place in the Army for him. " Banle " Sergeant (J) Camp Illumination C3-i) Fishing Club (i) Camera Club (i) Pistol Marksman. DONALD HALDEMAN BAUMER JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional " Don ' t get excited, take it easy! " From Beast Barracks to graduation these words read Don ' s philosophy. However, in taking it easy he accom- plished much. He ranked high in aca- demics, wore captain ' s chevrons, en- gineered a Camp Illumination, and won many friends. Don took pleasure in planning terrific parties after foot- ball games, especially one after a Harvard game. All in all, Don was a " scholar and a gentleman " in everv sense of the phrase. " Don " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (J) Captain (i) Aca- demic Coach Qi-l-V) Football (J) Basketball (J-i) Chairman Camp Illumination (i) Director Hundredth Night Show (i) Fishing Club (i). MICHAEL FRANCIS BAVARO HIGHLAND FALLS, NEW YORK Congressional With enough " spec " to last him four years, Mike descended on us from Highland Falls. Though he possessed much natural ability, he preferred to spend it in jousts with the academic departments and the fair sex, rather than in athletics, except on rare occa- sions. Mike was responsible for a great many enjoyable moments chiefly because of his unlimited " boodle " supply and his pranks. He helped make four years at the Academy seem much shorter. " Mike " Sergeant (i) Basketball ( -3) Soccer (2) Pistol Marksman. 104 GEORGE JOHN BAYERLE NEW YORK, NEW YORK Contixssional Angel George, a curly-headed blond, migrated from New York City to join the ranks. Although he paid little heed to academics he still managed to rank in the upper half of his class. During his spare moments George was an asset to the Choir in the form of a well-voiced second bass. His likeable character gained for him many endur- ing friends. Nervous, excitable, fun- loving, and with a passion for the red comforter, George ' s chances for happi- ness in the Coast Artillery speak for themselves. " George " Siriiant {l) Cadet Chapd Choir (4-i-2-l) CHARLES LANGWORTHY BEAUDRY LEXINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS Senatorial Charlie was from " the Birthplace of American Liberty " and wanted the world to know it. He inserted " r ' s " where they didn ' t belong and didn ' t pronounce them where they should have been. A sound mind in an active body was his chief asset as his ability to " reach a logical conclusion " and his three years on B squad proved. Charlie left here having benefited con- siderably by the opportunities offered him. " Charlie " Corporal Q) Sergeant (i) Soccer ( -3-2-i) Hockey Q4-i-2-0 Assistant Baseball Manager (3) Baseball Manager (1) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (4) Sunday School Teacher (2-i) Camp Illumination Committee ( ) Pistol Marksman. JOHN JACOB BEISER PITTSBURG, KANSAS Congressional Meet a true and loyal son of West Point. If stars were awarded for friendliness, faithfulness, and helpful- ness. Jack would have had them. He took all the Academy offered and made good. Although once downed aca- demically, he returned to prove his mettle. After five years he rose to the top of his company and set a high mark for future captains to shoot at. The company was proud of Jack, and knew he would bring credit to the Army. ' ' Jack ' ' Corporal (3-2) Captain (7) Basketball (J-hl-O Pistol Sharpshooter. jf S «k " ' OLIN LEE BELL NORiOLK, VIRGINIA Senatorial In four years at West Point Levi learned a lot — principally about how the Armv wants things done. His abundanty of excellent " boodle " equalled by his generosity, he played host at many a tattoo " boodle fight. " A bridge " shark " of the first water and preferring a fast game of three- cushion billiards to his more strenuous form of exercise, golf, he became a fixture in the first class club. The Field Artillery got another good man. " Levi " Corporal (2) Scrg tant (i) LiiuUnanl (J) Assistant Manager Football ( -3) Basiball (■ ) Pistol Sharpshooter. RICHARD LE ' IN BELT 131;LL. 1RH, OHIO Congressional Reducing a man to words is more dilfi- cult than living with him. All the trite phrases such as, " a good friend, " " a good student, " etc. that would applv to anvone come to mind. But realizing that we lived with someone who had no inhibitions about the radio or fiction when studying was in order, we have a different cadet for whom neither the academic nor the tactical departments held any fears. Recalled especially is his generous attitude about everything from books to " hoodie checks. " " Ricardo " Sergeant f l ) hnitations Committee C7). NILS MARTIN BENGTSON SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Army He was a gangling Swede from Spring- field Tech via Missouri and Panama — impulsive, inconsistent, and imagina- tive. He displayed all three qualities in Beast Barracks when, being " P. C.ed " bv the sixth ranking yearling corporal, he brashly inquired, " May 1 touch you, sir? " Then, after being granted permission, he removed some lint from the otherwise impeccable and highly arched chest. His enthusiasms ranged impartially through all the de- grees between " files " and methods of avoiding after-taps inspections. He came; he saw; he " spec-ed; " and through It all he remained a " Good Joe. " " Bengie " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-;) Chess Cluh {1-1) Pistol Expert. DONALD ' IMAN BENNETT PORT CLINTON, OHIO Congress ioihi Blessed with what we call a sense of proportion, Don steadily climbed to the position of responsibility he de- served. An injury received while play- ing plebe lacrosse prevented the de- velopment of the athletic career of which he was capable. After early academic setbacks he settled down, joined a new class, and found the course easy. Came inspiration during furlough and the class lost another bachelor officer. Equally ready for a free-for-all or session on the new drill regulations, Don was well-known, well-liked, and respected by all. " Benny " Corporal (3-2) Liiutcnant (i) Lacrosse (• ) Pistol ' shooter. WILLIAM JOHN BENNETT HIGHLAND FALLS, NEW YORK Seuatonal At those unforgettable gatherings over cokes and cigars that welded to- gether the " I " Company Class of ' 40, there was invariably one of us toward whom all attention naturally gravi- tated. Nor could It have been other- wise, for when men hear natural and enthusiastic wit they listen. Combine with this quality a sound resource- fulness in the face of disaster (Bill passed two turnouts), and a dynamic energy — routine cadet activities (4, 3, 2, I) — and vou have the reason we all are proud to call the " Jeep " our brother officer. " Jeep " Sergeant (i) Hockey ( ). DEAN MARTI BENSON MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA Congressional After the first shock of Beast Bar- racks, Dean ' s sense of humor finally won our, and he finished an excellent plebe year. And the year passed. A light entered his too-regulation ex- istence during yearling summer when he met an O.A.O., who subsequently won the hearts of all of us. " Spooney, " " hivey, " congenial, and super-con- scientious. Dean had all the qualities of an excellent officer — an officer of the type that the Army needs to carry into it the ideals of West Point. " Bens " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Lacrosse (4) Swim- ming (4) Cadet Chapel Chotr (4-3-2-1 ' ). ANTHONY BEN ENUTO BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Conp-esi!0)hil Four vears at West Point cultivated one outstanding characteristic in Ben — individualism. He possessed a tact- ful, efficient method of accomplishing any task from " throat cutting ' " to trumping the T.D. ' s hand. Although modest and unassuming in military respects, he telt dominated hy no one and rightlv so. . dmirahle and diversi- fied were his tastes and distastes — the latter including chow-mein, " red horse, " and Sunday suppers. With a winning smile and a remarkable ability to enliven any gathering, Ben acquired a host of friends whose high regard he will always cherish. " Ben " Serjeant {!) Academic Coach (T) Lacrosse (J) Pistol (2) Minor " A " (X) Howitzer (J-i-l-l) Associate Editor 0} Catholic Chapel Choir 0) G « C ai (2-i) Color Lines (3-i) Hundredth Night Show (,2-1) Automobile Committee (i) Camera Club (2-1) Pistol Expert. JAMES PANT BERRY GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA Congressional After two years at Notre Dame there came to us a level-headed Southern boy more proud of his Irish ancestry than of the traditions of the South. ]im hid a sentimental soul under his indifferent cynical exterior. Utterly devoid of academic ambition but possessed of a logical mind Jim faith- fully followed his motto of " live and let live " and always wondered why the Tactical Department would not do likewise. " Slugger " Serjeant (1) Football (4-1-2-1) Boxing, (4-}-2) Board of Governors (1) Pistol Marksman. ALBERT HENRY BETHUNE JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Senatornil Al was a true son of the deep South. Aggressive independence seemed to deny his rightful place on the " make- list " and in sports to which his ability entitled him. But by his quiet perseverance, and ready sense of humor he earned the liking of his friends and the respect of his acquaintances. With Al, the Infantry ' s loss is the Air Corps ' gain for he hopes to gain those silver wings. We know he can do it with his usual success. " Al Sergeant (1) Football (4-}-2-l) Numeral (4) Mono- gram (3-2-i). 108 DONALD LIONEL BIERMAN HASTINGS, NEBRASKA Co)!ii ' ess!Oiial " And the night shall be filled with music. " Longfellow was right in Don ' s opinion, for when Don was on the trail of a good time, nothing could interfere. Even at the most serious moments, his sense of humor often appeared, and then we wondered what we could have done that Don found so amusing. His apparent in- difference was misleading, for in a pinch, up popped Don, brandishing some hitherto hidden accomplish- ment. His bridge game was character- istic and using his own favorite ad- jective — " Napoleonic. " " Don " Seriiant (i) Hundredth Nt ht Show i_4) Cadet Playtrs (4) Catholic Chaptl Choir (i) Pistol Marks- SIDNEY X ' INCENT BINGHAM, JR. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND At Large To wrap up and deliver Budge in ninety words is impossible, for he was something like space; he went in all directions. Steady academic pursuance was not his chief pastime, but experi- ence made him wary. He dropped polo and confined his chukkers to books. In summer camp he was startled and perturbed to find himself a first ser- geant. He weathered that crisis and proved to be a big help to the lads who had trouble saddling horses on the Cavalry Hike. His outstanding char- acteristic? We called him genuine. " Budge " Corporal (3-2) First Seriiant (i) Litutinant (i) Polo (,4-3} Numtrals ( ) Goat Football (2) Pistol Marksman H t - WILLIAM HENRY BIRRELL WARREN, OHIO Congress!0)!al Wondering, wide-eyed, quiet, William came inconspicuously to us, an idealist from the wilds of Warren. He left us as Butch, accomplished, forceful, still the idealist, with a thorough recogni- tion of the realistic. Avid follower of the sports columns, hockey player par excellence, Po « frsports editor, " hive " of the chess board, lover of mathema- tics and engineering, he still found time to " drag the pro-est of the pro. " He took a bit of everything West Point had to offer and left confidently to blaze new and wider trails. " Butch " Corf oral (3-2) Strgtant (2) Hockey (4-3-2-1 ' ) Mono- gram (2) Chess Club (2-1} Pointer (2-1} Sports Editor (1} Water Carnival Committee (1}. -mi CHARLES THEODORE DISWANGER, JR. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA National Guard This affable man with the rapidly in- creasing forehead, was, for all his plebe and yearling " poopsheets, " a good and steadfast " goat. " Early plebe year, after time on the Area, he started a continuous battle against the " gig sheet. " Consequently he received a pair of chevrons when the " T.D. " had a field day with sergeant ' s stripes. On first class trips Kabee was known as an exponent of the Polka and . . . As for his future, his head may be with the Infantry, but his heart will always be with the Ca alrv. " Kcihee " EDWIN FAHEY I5LACK WASHINGTON, D. C. Commissioners A gust of wind, a Hash of light, a low rumbling, tiien an expectant silence — and in walked that omnipotent, in- defatigable ego, " Shady " Black, the great intellectual, the pusher of pawns, the prince of the pen, the supreme lover, the Adonis of Del afield, the flash of the courts, the wielder of golden gloves, and the mental genius first named. Yet beneath the surface he struggled along as you and I, always laughing — even if not content. Some great fame, a spot in the light is his destiny — ask him. " Shady " Str canr 0) Ttmiis ( -3-2-0 Boxmg C3-2-i) Hap Mtinagtr C3-2-i) Painter (3-2) Associate Editor (i) Cadet Chapel Choir ( -3-2-i) Chess Team (J-i-l-l) Class Officer (3-2) Pistol Expert. JAMES BUTLER BONHAM WASHINGTON, D. C. At l-are,e . lthough he ranked high enough for anv branch but the Engineers without working erv hard, it was " like father like son " for J.B. as he lined up with the " doughboys. " To prove that he had perseverance, you have only to glance at his swimming record and see how he rose from a run-of-the-mill breast-stroker to hold the Academy record and possess a Navy Star. Ready to play or work with equal zest, J.B. learned never to mix the two. He ' s Army from head to toe. " J.B. " Corporal 0 Sergeant {1 Academic Coach (X) Cross Country Qf) Swimming (i- ' i-l-f) Numerals {4 " ) Monogram (3) Minor " A " {2-1) Pistol Sharp- shooter. Sergeant (i) Camp lllumtnatton Committee (i) Camera Club (i). JACK BORDEN BEAUMONT, TEXAS Conti ' essioiiiil Four years of the system did not change Jack much, but they brought forth his good qualities. His one major battle with the French Department resulted in his selling his F.D. hat and being forced reluctantly into buying it back when he learned he had passed. Never on Corps squads Jack maintained a lively interest in athletics and was often seen at the " muscle factory. " His habitual good humor and loyalty made him a valuable and desirable companion. Jack " Sirgiant (i) Goat Football (2) f A ;g Club (i) Pistol Expirt. ORLOFF LAKE BOWEN, JR. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Congressional Orloff ' s learned look and wisdom far beyond his age tell us that the Army has something in him . Of the studious type, but not possessed of that driving spirit until first class year, he never- theless, did very well in academics. While not the " hle-boning " type, after two years ot duress he found the T. D. ' s way to be better after all. A truer friend, no man could ask. Orloff ' s serene smile, not plastered but genuine, carried him far. May it continue to do so. " Bowen " Sergeant (i) Gymnastics (4-3-2-i) Numerals ( ) M;nor •■ (■■ (3) Concert Orchestra (4-W-l) Pistol Expert. HERBERT MEAD BOWLBY, JR. DARIEN, CONNECTICUT Congressional Typical of the New England stock from which he came and professionally imitative of the aristocratic Prussian officer class. Herb sat in the first sec- tions of French, Spanish, and history and the last section " math. " He al- ways maintained a high conduct rec- ord and constantly improved his physique. As Battalion " Woof-Woof " and Captain of Modern Pentathlon his last year, he achieved distinction without sacrifice of independence or personal desire. Herb usually scanned his week-end " drag " roster while sub- mitting to a scalp massage. " Herb " Corporal (J-2) Battalion Sergeant Major (i) Track C4-3 ' ) Numerals (4 Fencing l 4-}-2-l) Numerals Qf) Minor " A " (2-1) Pentathlon (2-1) Captain (i) Pistol Expert. " PS 111 « 5 1R(r t y ROHHRT MOORE BREWER lORl ETHAN ALLEX, VERMONT Senatorial " Easy does it " seems best to describe Dob ' s philosophy as a cadet. From Beast Barracks on he took everything just as It came with no " storms, " no worries, no complaining, and no un- necessary work. His only academic trials, excluding history, were met in coaching his ' goat wives " and de- ficient football players. Bob ' s quiet, resourceful manner, which won him many friends in the Corps and a place on the regimental staff, plus his in- herent Army spirit should carry him far. " BoV Color Corporal (3-2) Captain (T) Ktpmintal Supply Officer (i) Swimming ( ) Hockey ( ) President Sijuash Club (i) Cadet Chapel Usher (j). HENRY RANDOLPH BREWERTON CRISTOBAL, CANAL ZONE Territorial QPanama) Tadpole and Bug as well as Hank to his classmates. Hank proved his merit as a swimmer plebe year bv winning his A. In various skirmishes with the academic departments he won many stars with only one setback. A versa- tile writer, his literary achievements included three Hundredth Night Shows and much Pointer work. Witty and friendly, Hank got a kickout of throw- ing butter at " great-grandpaw ' s " pic- ture in the mess hall. " Hank " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant ( ) Swimming (J- ' i-l-l Minor ■■A " {4-i-l-l ' ) Navy Star (2) Dialectic Society O-i-O Pointer 0-1 -1) Managing Editor (_f) Camp Illumination (i). CHARLES SLMOX ' TON BRICE SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA Senatorial Although Chas devoted much time to fiction, he stood high in academics. He liked nothing better than a good argument. By faithfully spending his every " boodle book " at the " ' ic Shop " Chas developed his musical library from a formidably martial one plebe year to an excellent collection of good music which we all envied. His ventures on skis were more enthusi- astic than skilful. Being very fond of riding, Chas was not averse to starting a fishing leave after dark on a rainy night. " Chas " Sergeant (X) Swimming(4} Ski Club Q-l-l " ) Man- ager Concert Orchestra ( ) Fishing Club (i) Camera Club 0-2-1)- DAN PORTER BRIGGS MEMPHIS, MISSOURI Congressional His hair was so grav that it was sug- gested he march with the Old Grads during June Week. But his gray hair was not as premature as it was appro- priate. With an amenable disposition, a mature congeniality, and a paternal patience, he made his tenure a four vear idyl of good fellowship. Excelling m technical subjects, he never found academic work difficult. But he was at his best in the field, where mounted he became an experienced, conscien- tious, and efficient soldier. The Cavalry acquired an ambitious enthusiast. " Pappy " Sergeant (i) Gymnastics (4-3) Soccer (2-i) Fistol Sharpshooter. CHESTER KIESER BRITT L.A CROSSE, WISCONSIN Congressional Initially skeptical ot his chances in getting through the Academy, diet dug in and began four years of hard work. Conscientious almost to a fault he improved his class standing each vear. " Spoony, " but never a " hle- honer, " he found the T.D. looking upon him with much favor. His natural reserve kept many from know- ing him well, but those of us who did, vouched for his generosity, sincerity and good manners. Standard book- keeping practice notwithstanding, we say, " A credit to the Army, a debit to the Corps. " " Chet " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Supply Sergeant (J). ANDRE RINGGOLD BROUSSEAU BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA Congressional Bruce is the typical " I " Company man. Academics, demerits, and hardships never seemed to worry him. He took each of them in his easy-going southern way and always finished ahead of the game. We remember his smashing end play in the Goat-Engineer football game and his leading the " Goats " to a great victory. Bruce will have no trouble in his future Army life. His ability to look at the bright side of life, his thoughtfulness for others, and his warm personality will make him a good officer. " Bruce ' ' Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Supply Sergeant (j) Lacrosse (3) Goat Football (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i). L ' ! ' f ' - l ALBERT EGER BROWN, JR. LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Cotip ' eSS!0)lcll Manv qualities have been listed as essential to success at this institution. Egbert brought all those qualities with him and, what is more, a broad sense of humor. Characteristically, he did not find it necessary to devote all his time to barracks life and things academic. His efforts on the playing field and in the social whirl w ere attended with uncommon success. Misfortune, too, he took with the same aplomb and fortitu de that not onlv commanded our respect but augured well for the future. " Egbert " GERH. RD E ANS BROWN SOMERSET, KENTUCKY Senatorial Jerrv came from Kentucky not know- ing what to expect, but finished plebe vear without serious difficulty. Year- ling vear he always seemed to have time for letters and books even when faced with history. He returned from furlough definitely conscious of a cer- tain person and spent second class year writing her. Study was in order for first class year, but the files necessary to rank Engineers were lost sight of in best sellers. In these four years Jerry made manv lasting friends who launched him with confidence on his way. " Jei ' O Sergeant (i). HAROLD CLIFTON BROWN CONCORD, NEW H. MPSHIRE Senatorial A glance at Barrel ' s activities record should suffice to label him an asset to the Corps. To the " goats " of his com- panv he was alwavs a guardian from " the fates that be. " Obsessed of an un- concealable distaste for " poop sheets " and " blind spec " he was never too busy to help these " goats. " " Barrel can work the problem " was a stock expression among the " F " Company runts. When he left to |oin the En- gineers there remained a deep respect and admiration for his code of ethics and his congeniality. " Barrel " Corporal (2) Lieutenant (7) Stars (4-3-2-i) Cross Country (4-1-1 ' ) Track (.4-2-1) Chess Club (4-}-2-0 Academic Coach (4-i-l-l) Ski Club (3-2-i) Pointer (2-i) Honor Committee (1). Sergeant (fj Tennis (4-} Fencing (4-3 ' )lSkeet (1). s WILLIAM EDWARD BUCK, JR. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS At Large With three years ' service in the Armv and an infectious chuckle for equip- ment Willy tackled West Point. Quick- ly reaching a fine mean between eflort and results he landed in that com- fortable " upper middle " of the class. A sense of humor and a gift for con- versation made him exceptionally popular in barracks and as a " drag. " He never was known to avoid a " femme " or a meal. Bearing his chevrons and extra weight with equal nonchalance, he took life as he found it, and he found it lots of fun. " » ' • ANDREW DONALD BUDZ, JR. HOUSATONIC, MASSACHUSETTS Selhltofhl! With Stars on his bathrobe, Andy ' s name always seemed to head " slug " lists instead of the " make " lists. But by first class year he finally rated the stripes he long deserved. Another of the " five year " men, Andy could al- ways be found where talk was rife and red comforters were thick. He ' d give his shirt to a friend, providing that the friend was prepared for a practical joke. Never a dull moment in five years, and never a complaint, Andv was a good friend and wife. " Andy " Sergtain (i) Baseball (J-}) Pistol Marksman. HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA Congressional Had he spent as much time on " spec " subjects as he did in coaching others in scientific subjects, Doonthe might have worn stars. However, his ability to memorize rapidly, regardless of his retaining ability, found him in con- stant friction with several academic departments. Harry had few really close friends, and even fewer enemies. The former that had the privilege of possessing his true friendship valued their fortune highly. The latter had a veritable " Nemesis " on their trails, for his animosity, although rarely aroused, was always justified and lasting. " Bonnthe " Scritant(S) Football (4) lVrestlmg(J) Boxing 0) Cadet Players (3 ) Pistol Expert. Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (J) Catholic Chapel Choir (.4-}-l-i) Glee Club (4-} ' ) Pistol Marksman. 115 JOHN WILLIAM BURFENING Rl ' .NO, NI-VADA Coiif ressional VV ' ith the cry of " Boodle Hounds, fall in, " Burt led the regular afternoon trek to the Boodlers. Looking upon this institution for social as well as physical refreshment, he applied his wit as freely as his spoon. His gastro- nomic performances were equalled onlv bv his academic ones. Entering with a high school education, he out- distanced the Academic Board and found time to coach his less fortunate companions. When not intrenched be- hind a " slip-stick " or a coca-cola, Burf was at home on a handball court or at a bridge table. " Burf " Strf cant ( ) Stars (4-}-2 ' ) Pistol Marksman. DA ' ID BARBOUR BYRiNE RUSSELLVILLE, KENTUCKY Senatorial A man of varied interests and excep- tional determination, Dave made his years at West Point profitable to him- self and pleasant for his fellows. Al- though yearling " Phil " cost him a year, he quickly showed the Academic Board the error of its ways and joined the Class of ' 40. An authority on beau- tiful women, we found him a " snake " but a gentleman, not fickle but par- ticular. Dave went to a mounted branch because of his love of horses. He couldn ' t resist them. " Dave " LELAND GEORGE CAGWIN C. RBONDALE, PENNSYLVANIA Senatorial The songbird from the hard-coal coun- trv! Singing in the choir, expounding Pennsylvania ' s virtues, recounting rail- road tales, pecking out letters on a typewriter, or sleeping on the floor — Lee IS equally at ease. He calmly weathered academic trials with first and last sections to his credit. Yearling summer Lee " dragged " long and often, but graduation finds him a bachelor with a liking for the Field Artillery. Capable, conscientious, " spoony, " and lucky, he will always be at the head of the column. " Lee " Serjeant (i) Hundredth Ni ht Show (■ ) Camera Club (3) Ktfle Club (3) Fishing Club (J) Pistol Expert. Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Supply Sergeant (i) Track (4) Gymnasium (4 ' ) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-}- 1-1) Glee Club Qt-i-l-l) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2-1 ' ) Pistol Marksman. i ROBERT CARROLL CAMERON BROOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI Congressional After a long pull over the hump of plebe " academics " and yearling French, Bob found time to branch out. An expert on guns, he nourished his life ' s ambition to get live birds on a rise by moving his bunk to the skeet range. Bob will be remembered for his lone stand against the T.D. in an attempt to organize a 150 pound foot- ball team at West Point. This south- erner took his commission with only one regret — that all our Army Posts were not in Mississippi. " Bob " Sergeant (i) SunJay School Teacher (■?-3-2-i) Simor Skeet Representative (7) Goat Football (2) Ptstol Marksman. WILLIAM BE ' ERLY CAMPBELL CARROLLTON, GEORGIA Congressional " Y ' awl from Gawgia, too-o-o? " Yes, ves, another " Georgia Cracker. " Bev came here fresh from Carrollton after meager " prepping " at Fort Ogle- thorpe. Being in the 6th Cavalry, how- ever, had nothing to do with his rating as a " qualified horseman " for he ' d never straddled a horse. Born with a " gift of gab, " he " pulled our leg " for four years. Not knowing when he was kidding and when he was serious even the least gullible of us were caught. Nevertheless, he had serious aims in life at times. " Bev " Corporal (3-2) First Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Tennis Q4) Numerals ( ) Hop Committee ( -3-2-i) Camera Club 0 FishingClubCj) Pistol Marksman. NERI PHILIP CANGELOSI BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA Congressional A fixture of our jolly campus for four years was a large grin travelling around almost obliterating a round Louisiana face. Both the aforesaid appurtenances belonged to none other than our friend, Webfoot, lover (wit- ness the daily letter) and repose en- thusiast extraordinary. An expert at good-natured heckling, Webfoot, in- variably produced results of the finest whenever he buckled down to serious work. " Webfoot " Sergeant (T) Assistant Manager Boxmgd) Bo.xmg (2) Invitations and Announcements Committee (i) FishingClubO ' ). GHORGH DANIEL CARNAHAN GARY, INDIANA Congressional Generosity, determination, and gen- eral good nature; these were the out- standing traits of Jorge ' s character. He worked hard at times, but most of his hours were spent in living a part- serious and part-carefree life. He came to us well prepared and left well fitted, as his record shows, for he did not win out by his social graces or at the expense of others, but through efficiency, dependability, and tact. Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Boxing, (4 " ) Auto- mobile Commit! tt (7). EUGENE JOSEPH CARR BROCKTON, MASS. CHUSETTS Coni -essionid " Bring out the Goblet, with TutTy ' s name upon it — . " This convivial Puritan, belying his Massachusetts heritage, presented a contrast to the regimented horde. His comprehension of any and all texts earned him infinite gratitude from thankful " goats " . Ag- gressiveness was another name for TufFy. Outspoken aider of the under- dog, he made lasting friends, or re- spectful antagonists. Without aid from Jomini, Tuffy developed his own strategical doctrines bv successfully besieging and enveloping gaming ex- chequers and citadels of amorous dalli- ance. Equal success at battlefield tac- tics will be his when our real test comes. " Tuffy " Stars (2-J) Boxing (2) Wrestling (4) Academic Coach ij-yi-f). SCOTT MONTGOMERY CASE JUNCTION CITY, KANSAS Sclhltoriill Six months in the hospital plcbe year convinced Scottie that life, including " inter-murder " football, was not to be taken too seriously. Thereafter he managed to play basketball or tennis afternoons and bridge in the evening, remain true to his drags via the mails, and still baffle the academic depart- ments. To couple indifference with competence was his forte. Athletics, academics, femmes he took in stride, vet his demeanor belied his 7 ' s hat. " Scottie " Sergeant 0 Basketball 0) Tennis O ' ' O Pointer Tennis Trophy (3) Pistol Expert. ROBERT CAMPBELL CASSIBRY GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI Cojigressioihil Bob ' s entering challenge to West Point was " Show me something I can ' t do. " This doctrine he meticulously pursued during his four years. He surmounted the obstacles presented by academics, finally nudging elbows with star men in the section room. Bob surpassed his success in academics by the ease and grace with which he made many loyal friends. His vivacious wit, his voluble discourse, and his ever-wiUingness to lend a helping hand indelibly marked him with great esteem among his associates. " Bob " Scrgtant (J) Track ( ) Howitj.er (J-}-2-l ' ) Hun- dredth Night Show (■ ) Fishing Club. RICHARD THOMAS CASSIDY SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA At Large Quick-witted, argumentative, boii- bonime Richard, the Irishman. Not " boning " anything at West Point, Cass enjoyed it to the fullest: chevrons and demerits, athletics and red comforter, hops and " goat " sections. Maker of many friends, with a contagious per- sonality he coasted along with few dull moments. Though he overlooked " spec " in his once-over of daily assignments, he applied well his strategy and tactics with water bags and snow balls. Drowsing over weighty academics Cass laid plans for his Army career. " Cass " Corporal ( l-l ) Sergeant 0) Lacrosse ( 4-3 ' ) Numerals Q4 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (2-i) Color Lines (i) Sunday School Teacher (2) Pistol Sharpshooter. FELICISIMO SULIT CASTILLO MALOLOS, BtTLACAN, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS Govenioi-Goieral Felicisimo (literally the " happiest one " ) was a rare specimen of an " ultra- specoid " who " understood it, " so much so that he earned his stars second class year by a very comfortable margin. Much to the soniferous dis- comfort of his less lyrical roommate, Casti swung a mean violin — inci- dentally, self-taught. Deliberate, but not slow, and meticulous to the smallest detail in everything he under- took, he maneuvered his chessmen with a far-sightedness that was hard to equal and harder to excel. " Casti " Sergeant (i) Stars (2) Chess Club (3-2-0 Concert Orchestra (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. THOMAS CORWIN CHAMBERLAIN NORTH LEVVISBURG, OHIO Congressional Coming to West Point early in order to get a good room, buy his books, and meet some other students, Tom was not exactly aware of what was in store for him. However, after getting over the first shock of having the system crammed down his throat, he set out to get through the institution. Hard work brought him through plebe year, and from then on " work hard and get what you want " was his motto. A loval friend and hard worker, his future will be filled with success. " Chamhy ' Scrtjcant (i) Aisistunt Football Manager (3-2) Manager (i) Major " A " (i) Color Lints (3) Pointer Representative (2) Camp Illumination C3-i) Hundredth Night Show ( -3-7). HOMER BARRON CHANDLER, JR. SAN DIEGO, C. LIIORNl. AriNy When the minute details and a chro- nology of facts were the main points ' i .II issue, Chandler was alwavs on i... ' . ' His dependable " spec " dated bacf. to Fort Scott where he made his start in the direction of a military career. Rarely pressed in academics, Chan made use of " engineer " tenths to further his worth in extra-curricular activities. Tactically speaking he rode the sine wave, garnering his chevrons yearling year and then losing them. " Chan " Sergeant (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (J-T) Glee Club (J-i-l-l) Treasurer (i) Hundredth Night Show (_4-hl-l) Color Lines 0 ' ) Camera Club (2-1 ' ) Pointer (,4-3-2-1) Business Manager (i). MARTIN BELL CHANDLER HOLLID. YSBURG, PENNSYLVANI. Army Mart chose the hard wav to enter West Point — through the Armv. Not only did his two years in Panama gain for him his objective, but they gave him a broad outlook on life which he has retained even after his four years here at the Academv. His carefree and easy-going ways are as characteristic of him as that ever-hlled pipe that he smokes. Mart ' s ambition since he came here has been to make the Air Corps. Here ' s hoping he gains his new goal successfully. " Alart " Sergeant (1) Swimming (4) Ski Club (2-1 j Squash Club (2-1). 120 PHILIP ROBERT CIBOTTI, JR. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Congressioihil Poodgie had two well-known expres- sions which alternated on his face — the " tooth paste advertisement " and the " D " look. His smile softened up manv a " femme " who thought she was just a little superior to his charms. He was captain of the plebe baseball team, but the academic de- partments prevented his presence on the varsity teams. He was very con- scientious concerning military affairs, but when free of duties he followed the maxim, " Work hard and play hard. " " Poodgie " Corporal (3-2) Strgeant (i) Baseball (4 ' ) Numerals (■ ) Goat Football (2) Assistant Circulation Man- ager Howitzer (i) Pistol Marksman. CLARENCE WILLIAM CLAPSADDLE, JR. ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Congressional This handsome, square-jawed, " draw- ly " chap presented a real promise of shining distinction, whatever the field he undertook. Were it in golf, tennis, bridge, or Ordnance, Pete always dis- played that earnest application and tenacity of purpose which ultimately achieved perfection. His academic ranking increased by geometric p:o gression from the axioms of ' • •lid Geometry to the frozen lakti: of Austerlitz — witness his driving the first section in Ordnance! An ardent horseman and superb senser, Pete was an inspiring addition to the Field Artillery. " Pete " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (J) Howitzer (1-1) Camera Club (2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. CUYLER L. CLARK, JR. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND At Large Bill came to West Point with an Army background and a good idea of what was what. Even though an " engineer " he was not burdened with academics, and there was never an occasion for a good time at which he was not present. Possessing a cheery smile and quick wit, while enjoving his stay here diversely and extensively. Bill yet capably prepared himself for his chosen profession. " Bill " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Boxing (4-3) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-j) Pistol Sharpshooter. LEON LUTHER CLARKE, JR. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA At Lar e Cadet vernacular best described L Square as a regular " goat, " a first class ' " buck, " a " D. P. artist, " and a swell " wife " . But even " Icaydet " slang was inadequate for an accurate description. He could smile when deficient, laugh when reported, and even muse pleas- antly over Napoleon. He didn ' t miss a hop after plebe year, and never did he learn to sign out properly in the de- parture book. His jovial nature and happy-go-lucky attitude were un- doubtedly the means by which he captured one of the nicest " femmes " on the post. " L Square " WILLIAM LORING CLAY PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA At Larii e " What am I going to do? " exclaimed Bill. " Three femmes coming up this week-end and all of them O.A.O. ' s. " . telegram headed off one and an opportune telephone call headed off another. Then the third failed to show up and we had another confirmed bachelor for life. Always in the pro- verbial " storm " over academics, he invariably landed in the upper strata or • r.e class. Circumstances permitting, he expected to continue the family name in the Ordnance arm of the service. " Bill " Strgiant (i). WALLACE LEO CLEMENT ALLSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional The whole of a quantity is, in per- sonalities as in mathematics, equal to the sum of all its parts. Outcroppings of Clem ' s character included the glee with which he precipitated hallway riots bv some outrageous word or act and his preoccupation with bad fiction and goodmilitary history. Included too were his graceful, finished competence on the hockey rink, in the boxing ring, and on the baseball diamond. More- over, he managed to combine unfailing consideration with high-spirited swag- ger. " Clem " Bastba l i4-}-2-l ' ) Numtrah {4 ' ) Major ' ' A " 0-l ) Boxmg(l-r) Minor ■■A " (2-0 P$stol M rhman. Gtcc Club (3-2-i) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-i) Ski Club (3-2) Goat Football (2) Fishing Club (2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. RhGlNALD JAMES CLIZBE CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON Congressioiiiil Cliz ' s main ambition was to live life fully. Enthusiastic in all he did, he was conscientious in his studies, hard- playing in athletics, and scrupulous in complying with the T.D. ' s standards of " ' spooniness. " Liked by everyone, Cliz had a cheerful greeting for all, especially for his select circle of " drags. " His future is hard to predict, but whatever his job in the service, he will pursue it with efficiency and en- thusiasm. " Cliz ' Sergeanr (i) Footha l (2) C Ja Chapil Cioir ( -3-2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. RAYMOND MAURILE CLOCK BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Congressional Ramy battled a long, seven-month encounter with the T.D. He kept his red comforter well warmed, ar ' .nil found time to read book aftc.- booc. When a hurry call came for a foui-th at bridge, he was it. Inevitably he dragged his chair to the table, carrying a book in his hand and keeping one eye on the door. With such consequen- tial extra-curricular activities Ramy had little time for academics, even though he seldom strayed far from a first section. " Ramy " Sirgiant (i) Swimming (4) Academic Coach (3-2) Pistol Marksman. m MARSHALL CLOKE LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Congressional Marsh is remotely quiet, yet given to violent discourses at odd moments of the night. Academically he carried away many scars including a star on his bathrobe. Despite academic diffi- culties he was one of the Corps ' deepest thinkers, one of its best all around athletes, the silent handsome man per- sonified. He is of the Army born and bred, and it might be said that he not only has the makings of a good officer, but is one. Move over Napoleon! Here comes Von Cloke, not a tactician, but a strategist. " Marsh " Corporal 0-1) Sergeant {1 Lieutenant Q) Track (2) Numerals ( ) Monogram (2) Swimming ( -3) Boxing ( -3) Soccer (2-i) Ring Committee (4-3-2-1} Fishing Club Pistol Marksman . 123 WENDELL JOHN COATS STERLING, COLORADO Coni ressioiial ' cs, U ' cnJcll was tamous in " L " Com- pany, bu: not just because he shined his shoes so often, or broke his neck at football practice and spent his fiu-- lough in the hospital. To the plebes, of course, he was always famous as one of those " hard-but-just " men. To his classmates though, his real claim to fame was his absokite dependability, both as a friend and leader. Quiet and unassuming, in four years he climbed from the bottom to the top. That he will stay on top goes without saying. " WenJell " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Boxing (4) Football (3) Fishing,ClubO ' ) Sheet Club Q ' ) Pistol Marh- FRANK COLACICCO UTICA, NEW YORK Naftoihi! Guard This genial and jovial son of the Moh-swk X ' allev came to West Point oP . I ' y from tar away Texas, whi ther - ' . journeyed for the purpose of attei . ' ' ng an Army preparatory school. Shy and modest as a plebe, he advanced in academics, athletics, and social life like a meteor piercing the darkness. Frank ' s determmation, over-abun- dance of energy, and extreme good will carried him well through his cadet life, and will be of tremendous advan- tage in his career as an officer. " Ciil " Sergeant ( I ' j Camp Illumination Representative (i) Ski Construction Crew Fishing Club, RALPH A. COLBY SPRINGFlELn, ILLINOIS Congressional R. A. IS one of the most easy-going and carefree members of " " Company ' s class of ' 40. For four years he has been in the midst of every brawl, " drag- ging, " and other diversion of cadet life. Such is the way he has dug his way deeply into the hearts of us all. He was a " goat " by choice rather than bv necessity, and his natural finesse and ability will keep him riding high either behind the stick or in the saddle. " R.Ar Sergeant Q) Goat Football (2) Election Committee (3-2-2). 124 JOSEPH MICHAEL COLE, JR. BROOKLYN, NEW YORK At Lare e First impressions of Joseph were ex- ceptionally vivid. During Beast Bar- racks, his cheerful boisrerousness was the envy of his classmates, certain of whom considered such buoyancy of spirit most unbecoming in one who was supposed to be undergoing a proc- ess of repression. That he constituted an exception to most rules became in- creasingly evident as he proceeded for four years to thrive on doing every- thing that his friends advised him not to do. His chief asset being an ability to succeed in whatever he seriously desires, he has little to worry about. " Joe " Corporal O} Sergeant (fj Football(4- ' i-l-r) Mono- gram (i) Baseball Jj-i-l) Numerals (4) Catholic Chapel Choir (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Glee Club (4-3-2-1) Hun- dredth Night Show (4-2) Director (1) Color Lines (4-3-1) Fistol Marksman. FRED HUGHES COLEMAN, JR. DAYTON, OHIO At Large Being an Army child, Fred could claim no particular part of the country as his home. Of a somewhat retiring and reticent nature, it took us a long time to really know him. But once he had finally decided to make West Point his home (for five years), we discovered a sparkling sense of humor and a de- termination to succeed that c. . d him through the academic ri : ;fs the Academy. With such a ten; . ous spirit and desire to overcome obst. cles. Fred should have little difficulty out in the service. " Mouse " Sergeant (1). WILLIAM FRANCIS COLEMAN PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA Congressional Slightly bald, certainly handsome, wonderful disposition, strong char- acter, and good judgement. These qualities made Booker known and admired by all. Plebe and yearling year lacrosse occupied his mind. Sec- ond and first class year his interests spread to encompass any activity that you might mention. His leading qual- ity was his ability to do well in work and in play, and he commanded re- spect and warm friendship. Booker was a good roommate and an accom- plished gentleman. " Booker " Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Lacrosse (4-3-2) Numerals If 5 -niyrs ROBERT LEONARD COLLIGAN QUEENS VILLAGE, NEW YORK Congressional Ci)ming from the wilds of Queen ' s ' ill;ige via Fordham, Dob began his plebe vear— as we all did- in bewilder- ment. Gradually this bewilderment wore off, and throughout the remain- der of his career as a " kaydet, " his sole aim was a high academic standing. In this he succeeded. He was a lover of hops, and, as such, was one of the " O.A.O. " boys (one among others). Bob believed firmly in impressing the aims and traditions of the Academy upon the underclasses. " Bob " JOHN EDMUND COLLINS . RLINGTON, MASS. ' CHUSETTS Niitioiial Ginird His sharp Bostonian accent broke upon us in Beast Barracks, and we paused to inquire what manner of man was this. That harried period did not permit complete appraisal, but in the years that followed we came to value Jack highly. Shy earnestness and a passionate love of truth and duty i " ' mated his soul. And he backed the ..res of his conscience with every oi. c of his square-hewn body. To indicate the man ' s true culture, let it be added that his very epithets sound refined. " Jack " SergtMtiJ) Football i4) Hochy (J-3-2-1) Camera Chh (3 ' Calhoiic Chape Acolyte (J) Pistol Marks- CHARLES HENRY COLWELL PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Senatorial We laughed at his customarily prema- ture starts at every swimming meet, hurled him out of bed and oil to reveille, labeled him the Cool Can, and were astonished at the amazing burst of speed which scattered him into ranks at the last note of assembly. A youthful Bvron from Park River with his mild-eyed flow of words, Charlie was admired by the ladies. Truly, he made light of favors while he did them, and seemed to be receiv- ing when conferring. " Cool Can ' Sergeant (i) Swimming (¥-3-2-i) Minor " A " (3-2) Major ' ■A ' l ' ) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant (i) Academic Coach (J) Hundredth Night Show i4 ' ) Pistol Marksman. H« ' !i Sm f jl s ICTOR GEORGE CONEEY PASADENA, CALIFORNIA Congressional Vic was sent by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce to investigate the T.D. ' s control of weather. After becoming acclimatized, he began a series of sharp encounters with the French Department and T.D. His ac- tive sense of humor led oftentimes to " rat races " in which his strategy was improved by the study of Napoleon. Through one of the lesser miracles Vic ' s voice was tolerated in the Catholic Chapel Choir for four years. Aggressiveness and singleness of pur- pose learned in his soccer campaigns will stand him well in the Infantry. " F f " Sirgiantil ' ) Soccn (J-i-l-O Numerals Q} Catholic Chapel Chotr (,4-h2-l Ski Club (3-2-0 Pistol Marksman. EDWARD GAYLORD COOK MISSOULA, MONTANA Senatorial Picture a ghoul in the intense dark (after taps) scratching a letter to his witch by the light of sputtering rr ch after sputtering match — thc T •! have the true Cadet Cook. No: ■•rious " boner of files " he was, but we lackadaisical lads admired his maxim of doing his best in all endeavors. Recognized lover of homes and home- work, spirited and erudite discourser on the aesthetic qualities of the wife, he dented our ribs with many a laugh. Able indeed will be the man who out- flanks Ed. " Breeder " Corporal (3-2) Serjeant (i) Assistant Manager Baseball (3-2) Academic Coach 0- ' ) Pistol Marksman. 127 JULIAN AARON COOK MT. HOLLY, VERMONT Congressional The ambassador from the Green Moun- tain State has a happy combination of exuberance and common sense. Every- one envies him his good judgment and thrift. Possessed of a stubborn tenacity, he would have made an unbeatable cross-country man, but for a bad knee. An Irish wit and a natural com- panionability won him a host of firm friends. Cookie just can ' t be bluffed, and argument is meat for his soul. The academic road provided a constella- tion for his bathrobe, but assured the Infantry of a mighty efficient officer. " Cookie " Sergeant (7} Mof Crass Country (4). I {4 ' ) First Place Intramural |_. V j r JOHN BERTRAM COONTZ SANTA MONICA, CALIIORN ' IA Senatorial " Best killbiick in California, sir " — and he would have been one of our best had he not had to devote all his time to academics. We miss his hearty laugh and that tremendous slap on the back that kept us in perennial good spirits. Few of us had to work harder than John to get our diplomas, a nd now that he can forget the books his spontaneous mirth and genial good humor should win the hearts of his fellow ofiicers. " Bis John " Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (i) First Sirgiant (7) Football (4-i-2 Numerals ( ) Squash Club (i) Chess Club (i) Camp Illumination (V). ROBERT GIBSON COOPER FORT TOTTIiN, NEW YORK At Larsie From the time that he entered West Poi:- . Coop worked diligently and b ... .- ars to show for it. However, I.- ..J not indicate that he was a hoo. orm or a " specoid " because he definitely was not. He had a playful, bubbling humor that evidenced itself in manv pranks and incessant teasing, but this did not detract from his popularity with his classmates. At times, he was sh ' , though his bold manner did not indicate it. He did well here and should keep on doing so. " Coop " Sergeant (i) Stars i4-i-l-0 P ' ltol Marksman. JOHN BUNYAN CORBLY, JR. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Congressional July, 1936. An untried boy entered the Academy. Routine molded him into a cadet. His quick mind conquered his academic problems and aided others in their efforts. Intensive reading and numerous " B.S. sessions " broadened his outlook while frequent fishing trips, skeet shoots, and woodland strolls marked him as an outdoor lad. A southerner ' s participation in bob- sledding, skating, and skiing advanced him as a good sport. His congenial personalitv won him admiration and respect, June, 1940. A qualified man left to start work in the Field Artillery. " Jack " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Track (■ ) Engineer Football (2) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-7) Color Lines (3) Hundredth Night Show (-(-3-2-i) Camera Club (J) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. 128 Ji, : .- JOSEPH RICHARD COUCH PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI Congressional On the steps of Beast Barracks, in a welter of flying suitcases, the Killer decided to sit down and see what he had; since then he has " reasoned it all out " and nothing less than a " Batt " Board decree is able to change his im- mutahle Missouri decisions. While he was a plebe the three upper classes shivered in their unpressed dresscoats at the Killer ' s cold and biting voice; but we, his classmates, were never scared. For us he had a smile, a poop sheet, or a 2.5 drag. " Killer " Sirgcant (j) Cadel Playtrs (2) Hundndth Night Show (2-J) Howitzer Kifresenrative (3-2-i) Aca- demic Coach (X) FistolM.arksman. WILLIAM CLARK CRAIG PADUCAH, KENTUCKY Congressional Craig was a true conservative, never verv indifferent, never much of a " hie boner. " He changed little from the time he bounced off the French De- partment into our class. His heart was ever in tender care back home in Kentucky, but his ways were his own. Without effort he won the friendship of his classmates. We know th, " - his stability and high sense of duty a -i -e his success as an officer. C ■■■■ Strgtanr(r) Football (J- ' i-I) Monogram (2). i % P »s. DAVID ROCKWELL CROCKER YONKERS, NEW YORK Congressional Nothing was typical of Dave except his good humor and constant incon- sistency. Indifferent often, a " file- boner " at times, he laughed at his attempts at both. The call, " Rat- race! " always found him at the bottom of the pile. His career at West Point was given color by numerous engage- ments with the academic departments on last section terrain, three bruising years on B Squad, a million and one storms — and the hearty regard in which he was held by his classmates. " Dave " Sergeant (i) Football (4-}-2-l ' ) Monogram (2-i) Election Committee (i). -L - ■HIP ALLAN ASHLEY CROCKETT BRISTOL, VIRGINIA Congressional A rocket for Crockett! He paused at West Point for a little polo, a little discipline, a little philosophy, a little music, perhaps a bit of textbook. He might well have gone to Oxford. Physically, he was northern, hard, glacial. His incorporeal aspect, on the other hand, was a warmer essence. His independent spirit was French, as if he had come from the south of France. This might explain his wan- derings abroad during furlough, or his avid readings of Hugo. Perhaps he should have joined the Navv. " Allenby " FRANCIS JOSEPH CROWN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Army Cautious, conservative, conscientious; the Emperor believes in absolutism and strict discipline. A good soldier with a love of history — military his- torv in particular — he has the back- ground of a general, and, as time will probably show, the ability also. He is ambitious, having worked his way up fro- soldier in the regular Army. He fc .: .3 ifidifference to athletics but has u- ' Ci valuable soccer player here for i ' jur ) ;ars. No handshaker or back- slapper, he is an undemonstrative, generous friend. " Emperor " Strgcant il) Socctr (4-}-2-l) Numirah {4) Mono- gram (3) Minor " A ' (2) Chtss Chi (■ -3-2-i) Pistol Expert. AUGUSTUS JOHN CULLEN DUCYRUS, OHIO Congressional Carefree, completely likeable, blessed with the ability to make and keep many friends, Gus came to West Point from Ohio and an " O.A.O. " The T.D. was impressed and the aca- demic departments indifferent as Gus proceeded to make his stay enjoyable for himself and for everyone knowing him. No basketball or squash game was complete without his encourage- ments both physically and verbally. All these characteristics plus a de- termination to do things correctly and precisely will assure him success as an officer. " Gus " Corporal (3-2) Captain (i) Catholic Chapil Ushtr (;) Catholic Chaptl Acolyte (i) Hundredth Night Show (J-i-l-O Cadet Orchestra {4-3-2-1). Sergeant 0) Polo (4-3-2-1} Numerals (4). s x X kk " " IntN PAUL S. LULLHN NEW CUMBERLAND, WEST VIRGINIA Congressional A firm believer in the system was Paul, and a good soldier. His stay at West Point was unmarred by any serious difficulties. He took a keen interest in everything; was a master in the art of " B.S. " , a qualified member of the " Red Comforter Squad, " ' and a good prophet. His first love was the red comforter; his second he is still seek- ing. He had his pros and cons with the " femmes " but he weathered ail the storms. " P.S. " Strgeaiit (i) C det Chapil Choir (• -J-2-0 Glie Club (3-2-i) Cadtt Playtrs (■ ) Color Lines (J) Pistol Marksman. HHNRY ALLhN CUNNINGHAM BONHAM, TEXAS Congressional From the depths of the " Lost Batt " came Heine because he failed to see eye to eye with the Academic Be Though constantly worrying ahc. ' his studies he stood high in his cl " .-s. His sense of proportion remained with him through four trying years of searching, searching for something which he couldn ' t define. But he him- self knew what he wanted and did not lose sight of this objective. Cheerful, well-liked, always ready to help, he possessed all the qualities of an officer and man. " Heine " SergeantQ Pistol Marksman. DAVISON DALZIEL EVANSTON, ILLINOIS National Guard We remember Dave for his resource- fulness and for his knack of being an understanding roommate. Nothing that he really wanted was unattainable for him, and at no time was he anything other than a true friend and confidant. Whether he sought a fencing cham- pionship or the Air Corps, he left no stone unturned in his quests. In logical thinking, in writing voluminous let- ters, or in throwing water bags at the C.C.Q. he knew no peer. Whatever he attempted he was certain to make his mark. " Dal " Corporal (3-2) Serg iant (i) Academic Coach (3) Track (jf) Fencing (4-3-2-1 Intercollegiate Sabre Champion C2)j Minor ' -A ' (2) Fencers ' Club (J-i- 1-1 ' ) Recreation Fund Representative (i) Company Skeet Representative (i) Hop Manager (4 " ) Company Movie Representative (i) Fishing Club (7) Chess Club Pistol Expert. One fine Julv Mornint; in 1936 an in- fectious grin masking a soft southern voice breezed happily into Central Area. Well prepared by college and fraternity life, Hank greeted the First Sergeant with a hig, friendly smile . . . As a Yearling he awed us with " 3.0 drags " and amazed the academic de- partments with his hairbreadth es- capes. A track trip to Navy nearly wrecked his faith in women, but glorious Furlough restored it. Long months of hurling his body over the high jump seem to have put his soul in the Air Corps. " Hank " Corporal (3-2) Supply Strgrant ( ) Liiuttnant (i) Cross Country (4 Track ( -3-2-i) Goat Football (2) Hundredth Night Show ( -3-2-i) Camp Illumination (3) Camera Club (3-2-i) Chairman Invitations and Announcements Committee (i) Pistol Marksman. MERCER PATTON DAN ' IS RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Conp ' essiotial Pat was another of the school that be- lieved a five-year course was the best, .. .adging from the deeds he accom- - ' li.J and the friends he made, per- ha ht was right. Although curbed . ' n a..iletics by a bad knee, his record as a soldier proves him of superior caliber. After handling a company, he felt that he could handle a wife and an airplane. Four stripes, with a pretty gal, curlv hair, and a twinkle in his eye — that was ever-popular Pat. " Paf Corporal O-i) Captain Q) Football {4} Track (4-}) Monogram (3) Soccer (3-2) Camp Illumination (3) Class Historian (3-2). THEODORE WEISMAN DAMS WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT Congressional With a llair for rhvthm as steadv and pronounced as that of his hometown " Waterburys, " T. was an authority on coming distributions of our " vie " shop. As a " snake, " he oft exhibited this rhythm on our hop floors, em- bellished of course with the charm of some fair senorita sneaked from — somewhere. Academics, for him a necessary evil hut no impediment, did not prevent keen analyses of bridge in barracks sessions. His choice of In- fantry may be termed " psychic " by some, but undoubtedlv the dough- boys will profit from T. " T " Sergeant (i) Cross Country ( ) King Committee (4- ' i-2-l) Pointer (J ' ) Academic Coach (J-i) Fishing ClubQ}. 132 PAUL SCHROEDER DEEMS " PUEBLO, COLORADO Congressional This non-conformist arrived with sev- eral fixed opinions and a vocabuhirv adequate for ail eventualities. His re- forms were blocked b the Tactical Department, but his crusading spirit appeared in the guise of poetry, prose, and popular illustrations. His first two years were devoted to an efi ort to live up to his initials, but his constancy during second and first class years indicated that his was really the soul of domesticity. If it be true that a man ' s success is measured by the friends he makes, then Paul never knew failure. " Paul " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Company Sktet Rspre- smtative (i) Pointer (3-2-7) Art Editor (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. BENJAMIN F. DELAMATER, III COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS Congressional Faithful son of Texas, for four vears Ben proclaimed the virtues of the Lone Star State. As a plebe, he walked his share of tours on the area and burned the midnight oil in academics. He never said he was a brain-truster, but sheer determination carried him through difficulties where others f- ikd. His most outstanding traits v.- - high sense of honor and a sincer ■ ' ' ■ tion to duty. In everything, ath • ics studies, and plav, he did his v ho);- hearted utmost. Someday Texas will justly reciprocate in praise. " Ben " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Goat Football (2) Fishing Club (2-i) Pistol Marksman. ROBERT JEROME DELANEY LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN Congressional Although naturally quiet and retiring. Bob won a multitude of friends during his cadet days. His black curly (al- though sparse) hair covered an excep- tionally fertile brain, and the set of his Irish jaw was conclusive proof of his determination and self-confidence. On rare occasions he was induced to defend his opinions, and it was seldom indeed that he was content to come away " second best. " Bob was a sin- cere friend, and a man with whom further contact in the Armv will be a pleasure. " Boh " Sergeant (i) Football (■ ) Pistol Sharpshooter. - -■. ' x 0 " ■J - FRANK ARMAND DE LATOUR NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Congressional Dela ran up from Louisiana with a southern accent and a pair of thirtj seven inch legs. The accent he fortunately lost, but the legs and lo of running never. As the years rolled by Dela ran over more cinders than any other man in his class. Fall found him running in the hills, Spring found him running on the track. His running was less humorous to the foes of Army ' s track and Cross Country teams for he was captain of both. And al- wavs he ran a fine race. " Dela " ANDREW D ' ELIA PATERSON, NEW JERSEY Congressional Andy brought to West Point a set of high ideals which did not change. Quiet, unobtrusive, and with a serious outlook on life, he never hesitated to join in any fun. His opinions were held in high regard by all because they were the result of deep thought and wetrflcd conclusions. His open-mind- ;( ' • -1, prevented him from having ' £. His active interest in every- ain; Mnm art to aviation, coupled ith keen analytical mind gave him a well-rounded personality which should carry him far. " Andy " Sergeant (i) Howitzer (4} Cadet Players (4-3-2} Dialectic Society (i) Camera Club (3) Company Poniter Keprruntative (3-2) Pistol Marksman. BRYCE FREDERIC DENNO WOODSIDE, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK National Guard Bryce was the summation of all that is fine in friendship; generous, affable, loyal, and forgiving, he had no peer among us who knew him well. Physi- cal fitness was one of his gods. Starting with a sound body and plenty of de- termination, Bryce made himself a tough, hard-hitting boxer and hand- ball champion of the Corps. His mind was free from vanities and sophisms. To every problem of existence he had a simple and direct solution. With in- tegrity and courage to spare, Bryce has our backing against the field. " Pod " Sergeant (i) Wrestling (4) Boxing (3-2) Academic Coach (2) Howitzer (4-2) Hundredth Night Show (4} Pistol Expert. Sergeant (i) Track (4-3-2-1) Major " l " 0-2-1) Captain (1) Pentathlon (2) Cross Country (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Minor " A " (2) Captain (1) Fencing (4-3). - " FRANCIS THOMAS DE ' LIN BELMONT, MASSACHUSETTS Seihitorial Boston did her best with Frank, but plebe " math " confirmed him to the ranks of the " goats; " yearling " phil " attesting the fact with a single gold star. Sadly for R.M.C., even academic competition failed to keep him from his first love, hockey. Frank ' s philoso- phy of " Don ' t stick your chin out " particularly toward the ladies, re- ceived the test by fire when he ven- tured forth in his convertible after graduation. He took advantage of his natural conformation in the branch of his choice, the Cavalry. " Frank " Corporal ( }-l) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (4) Soccer ( -3-2-i) Numerals ( ) Hockey (J-i-2-l Uono- gramO ' ) Major " A " (2) Minor ' ' A " il ' ) Catholic JACK STEWART DeWITT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA Congressional Fuzz came to West Point a little skepti- cal about la vie militaire. Bur e tucked his chin in with the rest i- and got by plebe year with, ' ' trouble, in spite of a good dcai jc in- difference. Never " slugged, " uevei ' losing Christmas leave, he still stood out with the leaders in demerits. He also stood high in academics with lit- tle effort. His favorite pastime was arguing, though his ability " to reason to a logical conclusion " was frequently gravely in doubt. " Fuzx ' Sergeant (i) Chess Club Q4-}-!-!) Weight Lifting (2-J) Pistol Expert. - I S» JOHN DIBBLE, JR . EVANSTON, ILLINOIS At Large Introducing " Smilin ' Jack, " the boy with the sparkling wit and the golden voice. Horses, women, boodle — he is master of them all. The only thing he can ' t dominate is a clothing exhibit. Always " pro, " always " dissy; " Jack has been a model cadet. A detailed de- scription of his qualities is " beyond ' he scope of this text " ; suffice it to say that competence, a good brain, and a fine tolerance are high points based on his solid character. A fine man to serve under, over, or alongside. " Jack " Sergeant (i) Polo (■ -3) Swimming (3-2-i) CaJet Chapel Choir (,4-}-2-0 Hundredth Night Show (2-1} Pistol Marksman. s yMm ROBERT IR [ G DICE AKRON, OHIO Congressional Ahundanth- supplied with native tal- ent Bob knew neither stress nor strain at the Academy. He was a most mili- tary man notwithstanding the Tacti- cal Department ' s avowed policy of non-recognition. Academically his lack of application denied him stars. A born advocate he argued indefinitely at the slightest chance. His disdain fp ' the time element in human relations was our despair. His wit was deadly and, frankly, good. Socially he main- tained a large and generous squad list. Like Cassius he bears watching. ■■Bob " Sergfaut (i) Debatitig Society (4-i-2-l ' ) Vice- PrtsidtntCX) Pistol Marksman. GEORGE FRANCIS DIXON CR. NrORD, NEW JERSEY Congressional Butch came out of New Jersey a mere ki ' ' knowing everything about ., i " and not one thing about the •. After a plebe year such as has sei ■•B or never been seen since " The • -or Has, " he made probably more re progress than anv other man in our class — stars and stripes notwith- standing. Butch just missed the saber for highest ranking in mathematics, but we hope he was content with a saber from us, not for wearing stars hut for making it possible that several of us misrht wear bars. ■■Butch " ROBERT RUSSELL DODDERIDGE WASHINGTON, D. C. Senatorial " Joe College " found that the scholas- tic life of the Academy smacked too much of a cut-and-dried engineering course. His stay here has therefore been as a student of things social in the debonair " W. and L. " manner. Gre- garious interests have led him to dab- ble in everv cadet activity except the Chess team. Though none of these in- terests have ripened into a varsity let- ter or a Rhodes scholarship, they sug- gest a combination of abilities that mark him as a budding diplomat if not a second Napoleon. ' ■Boh " Corporal (3-2) Litutcnant (i) Stars {4-3-2-1) Aca- demic Coach {4-3-2-! ' ) Track {4) Honor Rtprestiita- tive (7). Strgtant {!) Tennis (i) Intramural Cross Country Champion (3) Cadet Chapel Choir {2-1) Debating Society (2-1) Manager of Orchestra (j). IV i. ALTON PARKER DONNELL CANYON, TEXAS Congressional No Napoleon, this man (witness Field Artillery Drill extra instruction) but an Engineer! Batting 1000, he had stars for four years. Besides being an academic mastermind, he disbelieved any and all rumors (but started numer- ous ones). Practical jokes were his specialty. Again he rose to military distinction when a gray shirt (24th inst.) induced walking as exercise. Imagine his surprise to find A.P.D., Lieutenant, vice A.P.D. Corporal re- duced. To the Corps of Engineers went a great fellow. " Donnelli " Corporal (3-2) First Seri eant (i) Lieutenant (i) Stars (4-i-T) AJtertising Manager Howit er (i) Skett Representatite (i) Ptsto Sharpshooter. JOSEPH PATRICK DONOHUE L. WRENCE, MASS. CHUSETTS Anny One associated him with a social code of congeniality, consideration, and cleverness. His popularity proved it. One accepted his leadership and recog- nized his tactical excellence. The chevrons of his lieutenancy attested to it. One admired his conscientious versatility in the classroom. His bigh standing boasted of it. This ,, ' I balanced combination of social, cal, and academic seaworci- ess promised him a truly constr.._ti future. Just as he was a typical produce of West Point, so West Point is the produce of men of his type. " Little Mkk " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Soccer ( -3-2-i) Hocke: fj-i-l-l) Major •■ A " (2} Golf {i). RAYMOND JOHN DOWNEY SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional In San Francisco a dark figure, travel- ing bag in hand, darted down the gangplank of the V . S. S. Indianapolis. " Where ' re you headed for? " a deck hand shouted. " West Point, " was the hurried answer. Thus Downey, sailor made soldier, arrived at the Academy. His life here was the same paradox. Devotee of the red comforter, he was one of our better athletes; intelligent and clever, he was a confirmed " goat; " lover of women, he was an almost per- petual stag; indifferent to the military he was a high ranking sergeant. " Sailor " Sergeant (i) Soccer {f) Numerals (4) Pentathlon (3-2-i) Wrestling ( -3-2-i) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (2-i) Captain (i) Gustavus Town Kirby Award Fishing Club Pistol Marksman. JAMES FRANCIS DOWxNING ARLINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS Sevittorud When Jim came to West Point he was an enigma to his classmates. To many of them he still is, for Jim never tooted his own horn. Perhaps ht absorbed his virtue of silence from the stony soil of New England. He knew the right time and the right place to be quiet. Jim was quite human and very much a man and those who knew him well, knew that his steady temper- ament, his quiet sense of humor and his unostentatious intellect made him an asset to our Army. " Jim " Strffant (i) Camera Club (1-1 Fishing Club (i) Squash Club (2-1). JAMES GARLAND DUBUISSON OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA Coiigressiothil Entering " USmav " with little knowl- edge of la vie iiiilitiiire, this proud son of Louisiana soon became a master tactician of the free-for-all which he led with great daring and finesse, his truces always staving off defeat. Duby ' s spectacular gridiron perform- ; " ir ' ' •ealized for him his ambition to ) ' . major " A. " Although a nat- ve, " he sacrificed his academic r reading Robert Service, good , and his " podunk. " Duby ' s ivcen sense of humor and natural pro- pensi ty for acquiring friends made him a welcome member of the Army. " Duby " Strgiant (i) Football (2-i) Major -A " (2-i) Track Qf) Boxing (4 " ) Sunday School Teacher (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (7) BoarJ of Governors (i). KENNETH OSWALD DUE ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA Congress loinil K.O. came to West Point via a West Coast tin school. During his plebe and yearling years he had many close scrapes with the academic departments, but in the meantime amazed his class- mates (who thought him extremely unconcerned) by developing into a spirited, first-rate " footballer. " He finally mastered the academic situa- tion by the beginning of first class year, but he tangled with the T. D. and came out on the losing end of a " Batt " Board conference. His big ambition is the Air Corps. " K.O. " Football ij-i-l ' ) Major " A " iX) BoxingQt Tennis (2) Hundredth Night Show (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-}-2) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter. SIDNEY FEAGIN DUNN, JR. October 2, 1918 May 28, 1939 FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA At Large J 139 DUTY, to Sid, was a power which accompanied him from reveille until taps. The knowledge and satisfaction of a duty well done was his primary source of joy. HONOR, for Sid, represented the greatest heritage of the Aca- demy. The path of honor was a clear-cut one from which he never wandered. COUNTRY, to Sid, was the representation of our ultimate duty — that of serving our country in action. One of the few of us who was able to discern the final utility of our every day studies and duties, he stood near the top of our class in both tactics and academics. We, as cadets of the class of 1940, have lost a fine friend, and as officers of the army, a splendid companion in arms. • ' Sid " Corporal (3-2) Wrestling (4-3-2 ' ) Assistant Scout- master (3) Sunday School Teacher (3-2) Pointer Contributor (3-2) Pistol Sharpshooter (3). 1.FX-) I;RWAY DUNHAM, JR. liRIE, PENNSYLVANIA Ari n Leo came to West Point to work. He was intent upon playing a man ' s game in a man ' s world. His high standards both as a student and as a soldier were exemplified by the stars he wore and the immaculate condition of his equip- ment. He always expected a great deal from those men under him, but never anything which he himselt could not equal. Here was a man who worked continuously toward the end that he might fit himself to meet all problems of life, professional and personal. " Stroke " Corporal (3-2) Strgiant (i) Supply Sergeant (i) Stars (4-3-2) G « Club (3-2) Hundredth Night Show (3-2) Engineer Football (2). JOHN PATRICK DWYER CLARION, PENNSYLVANIA Coiijii ' es.uoiuil Pat, with the Grecian build and red :v -vas noted as an all-around ' ut most of his prowess was before he entered the Acad- idernics " a-Ia-plebe " year d his starring in football. While jnio State lost a potential All- American, Army gained a good officer. Handling horses at the Officer-Cadet Horse Shows, dominating the Army mule, singing a melodious first bass — all these provided an outlet for his Irish temperament. Easy-going and hard to anger is this ruddy Irishman. " Pat " Sergeant (j) Football (4-3) Goat Football (2) Catholic Chapel Choir (,4-i-2-0 Glee Club (2-1 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (2) H..;, M« i- Kider (i). KERMIT ROBERT DYKE LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Con nssioiiiil Kerm ' s four years were en|oyed to the fullest. Possessed of an ability to get a great deal out of books with a mini- mum of effort, he never let academics interfere with his required eight hours sleep. Though demerits often stood in the wav of week-end and Christmas leaves, he never lost that slightly in- different, complacent attitude toward life in general. In short, Kerm took out of his years here all they had to offer, and he will go far in the service he respects and admires. " Kertn " Sergeant irj Track {4-3) Numerals (4) Goat Foot- ball (2) Hundredth Night Show (2-i) Color Lines (i) Dialectic Society (i) Pistol Expert. 140 JOHN ROSS EAST, JR. CLEVELAND, OHIO National Guard ' ery quiet, serious, and even a bit vague at times. Jack had a way of end- ing up out in front. He " honed his files " and lost them with equal equa- nimity, but he managed to stay clear of the " Area. " He had all the attri- butes of a confirmed " snake, " but pre- ferred to spend his time " boning muck " or fiction. His sure fire per- sonality, quiet determination, and high sense of duty will stand him in good stead throughout his career. " Jack " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Captain (V) Cross Country (3) Hop Manager (i-f) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOSEPH JACKSON EATON, JR. BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA Senatorial Plebe year ended before Chick realized he was not supposed to haze upper- classmen. His spirit, friendliness, and leadership were easily evidenced, and no one was surprised to see him chosen head cheer leader and captain of the lacrosse team. Corps squads, " goat ' " football, and scavenging di-J ' - ' dec ' articles still left him time to stu . ,i coach other " goats. " Chick mark on the Corps, and left to join the ranks of our offic Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Lacrosse (4-}-2-f) Numerals (4 ' ) Major " A " (2- 1} Captain Q} Foot- ball (4 Cheer Leader 0 Goat Football (2} Adver- tising Manager Dialectic Society (7) Pistol Expert. ■i fc. ' DELANO EDGELL NEWPORT, NEW HAMPSHIRE Congressional Del accomplished rather than just did things. During his four years he dis- olayed always an acute sense of values, a. clear, logical mind and an ability to be as jovial as the next when the occa- sion presented itself. His versatility in discussion, which was known and recognized by all, made him the cen- ter of many a friendly group. His ability to teach enabled him to coach many of us to final success. With graduation he entered the society of the service, which welcomed this soldier and gentleman. " Del " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Aca- demic Coach ( -3-2) Pistol Marksman, PHILLIP LO ' ELL ELLIOTT WATERVILLE, OHIO Comj ' essioiicil To reallv appreciate a man one must know him intimatelv, but anyone who ever met Phil couldn ' t help but like him. By nature he was extremely fuQ loving, and his sense of humor was unequaled. His knack of winning friends carried him high in the esteem of all. Phil ' s most noteworthy char- acteristic was probablv his unfailing consistency in attitude and action Determination and pure perspiration brought him from a true " goat ' plebe year to a top-tlight " engineer. " He was steady, dependable, likeable and a popular man. " Phil ' DILL DAYN. RD ELLIS CLINTON, SOUTH C ROLIN.A Congressional Life seemed to come easily for Dill B. Though he had his tribulations, he calmly surmounted every difficulty without allowing the four long years of waiting to wear him down. Rat ' ' U ' have they worn him smooth and de- veloped him into a social diplomat. Tt i-- ' ?ht have been indifference or that always made his things his " wife ' s " desk, but we h r as does the best of wine, so .1 develop with age into a jfficer. ■■DillBr Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (3) Honor Committee (X) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOHN CHRISTIE EMERY COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS At Large Colonel Emery ' s parting words might have been, " I expect you to wear stars, " but --. However, John proceed- ed todo an even more difficult thing; he wholeheartedly enioyed West Point, with the very definite exception of reveille. On the gym team he turned a slight physique into something fine to look upon; in the library he read every thing from Sabatini to Caesar ' s Cow- ineiitaries. Lastly, he haunted Pop- olopen at every available opportunity — then slept for a week to recover. Happy in adversity he enjoys the Infantry. " Butch " Strgtant (i) Gymnastics ( -3-2-i) Monogram (2) Chcir Leader (i) Camera Club (i) Kadio Club (1 ' ) Fishing Club (i) Color Lints (3-i). Sergeant (1) Basketball (■ ) Hop Manager (3-2-i) Pointer (2-1) Camp Illumination (j) Pistol Marks- " SX 1 JOHN ZACHARIAH ENDRESS BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Congressional One of the grandest humors in the Corps arrived with Zach. A knee injury during yearling year lost him to the Academy as a promising football player. Though faithful to his red comforter Zach applied himself dili- gently to academics and with little difficulty stood high on the Academy roster. He was at a loss whether to sit astride a flesh and blood steed or a steel-winged Pegasus. But be it either horses or horsepower, Zach will earn a name for himself. " Zach " Corporal (3-2) Rrgimcntal Sergeant Major Qi) Foot- ball (4-3} Numerals (4) Monogram (3) CaJet Chapel Usher (i). c GEORGE WASHINGTON ENGLAND, JR. SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK Congressional " En garde! " cried George demic and Tactical Depart: his entrance. " Touche! " he . first yearling year, and the: a tale — a tale of six long y was a touch and go prop .t-un, with the Academic Board doing most of the touching and George doing most of the going. Fishing leave and privileged riding took any spare time " enus left. Somewhat a radical, some- what an opinionated " army brat, " basically a field soldier — " boning " cavalry and a forty dollar nag — but withal quite a stand-by. " Go-at " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1 " ) Nu- merals (4} Pistol Expert. 143 SANFORD PATRICK ENGLAND SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK Congressional " Oh, I ' ve lived there, " was Pat ' s Stock reply to the mention of any " podunk " of the U. S. or its posses- sions. Knowing Army life as only an " army brat " could, he gave battle to bothT. D. and academic Departments. Plebe year taught Pat much about quick thinking and fast moving, but for four years during preparation for Saturday inspection he lowered his window and hung out his " storm " flag. A good worker and a true friend were qualities we found in Pat. ■■Pat " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Battalion Serz eant Major (i) Lieutenant (i) Lacrosse (3-2-J) Cadet Assistant Lacrosse Coach (2) Cadet Lacrosse Coach (i) TAajor ■ ' A " (i) Squash Club Fishing Club Pistol Marksman. ALBl RT DALE EPLEY SYRACUSE, NEBRASKA Congressional Albert Dale, alias Eap, was for three years a most agreeable roommate. Somewhat reserved and independent in nature, he faced each new problem with an open mind. Previously well founded and deeply interested in edu- cation, he diligently applied himself to his academic work. However, when he was in the mood to enjoy himself he went after pleasure with all the in- tensity that he devoted to work. His conscientiousness and determination helped him toward becoming a suc- cessful officer. " Eap " Sirgtant (i) Cadit Chapil Choir (J ' ) Pistol Sharp- shooter. - : FLORIAN JOHN ERSPAMER HURLEY, WISCONSIN Contressioucil Though the grav walls put up a great igamsr him during his plebe -•iy came struggling forth the e found it difficult to study . was absolutely necessary Iways eager to engage in spo is. -- staunch advocate of demo- cratic American freedom, Erspy spent many hours criticizing our Prussian system of discipline. His greatest sur- prise, however, came when they issued him a sergeant ' s chevrons, though he remained as indifferent as before. A good horseman, he goes to the Cavalrv. " Erspy " Serjeant (i) Football (3) Goat Football (2). CHARLES GILLIES ESAU BURLINGTON, IOWA Coiigressioihil We knew Chuck during plehe vear as a quiet and efficient Iowa farm boy. Later he, in his usual way, became steadily better known for his fellow- ship and sportsmanship as well as that grin and calmness that we admired on the basketball court and at his first base " hang-out. " His record of never letting his studies interfere with his letters, sports, or the perpetual bridge game, was unblemished. We never understood his flair for " dragging so pro " while still remaining true to the girl he left behind. " Chuck " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Baseball ( -3-2-i) Captain (i) Major " A " (3-7) Runmakers Cup (3) Basketball (4- ' i-2-l ) Numerals Qf) Monogram (2) Major " A " (i) Football (2-1 ' ) Automobile Com- mittee (i) Pointer Representative (2). 144 il CHARLES RICHARD FAIRLAMB LARCHMONT, NEW YORK Congressional In Dick ' s first plebe year it was " nip and tuck " with the English Depart- ment. " Tuck " proved the stronger in the first encounter, but in the second attempt he emerged the victor. He majored in every " rat-race " and held his own in our many " bull-sessions. " As an athlete he proved his worth on the lacrosse team. Although not a con- firmed " dragoid, " when the occasion arose he attracted the weaker sex with his personality and his smooth danc- ing. Because of his determined nature, his undertakings in the service are bound to be successful. " Dkk " Sirgtant (i) Lacrosse (- -3-2-7) Numerals ( ) Major " A " (2-2) CaJer Chape Choir ( -3-2-7) Pistol Marksman. WILLIAM EUGENE FARTHING DALLAS, TEXAS At Large To Willie goes a well-worn red com- forter for being the most versatile cadet in the class. To him we owe, among other things, some informal snapshots in this book, many a victory .j jur after-taps sorties, endless in- formative " B.S. sessions, " and thanks for an ever helping hand with aca- demics. Willie played §aua- tennis with the best; skijng golf, ping-pong, and even were his forte. No matte ' when a pal was wanted, wt Willie. i.i,u " Sergeant (j) Squash Club (3-2-i) Camera Club 0-2-1) Ski Club (1-1) Battalion Chapel Choir (4-3- 2-i) Glee Club (2) Pistol Marksman. " Od ROBERT JOHN FATE KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI Congress tonal Way out in the mid-west Bob en- visioned himself the " Pride of the Point. " Ambition flared and his first year here was given to profound study and serious contemplation of that superlative man whose stature he must attain. Gradually, he realized that companionship, good fellowship with his brothers in the Corps and active participation in general activities at the Academy meant far more than his first ambition. Thus, a gradual transi- tion took place, so that today there are few among us better liked than Bob. ■■Bob " Sergeant (i) Academic Coach (3-2) Cail:t Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club {,4-}-2-l). WALTER JOSEPH FELLENZ SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS National Guard July of ' 36 saw the arrival of West Point ' s new crop of future generals, bringing with it a determined young Texan (the biggest and the best, sir!). Through four eventful years this same young aspirant kept his early ambi- tions and high standards. A steady aim coupled with hard work won for him most of his early goals. Graduation found him poised for the big jump, already a capable soldier, eager to be tested by responsibilities ahead. Much success will surely be his just portion of this world ' s diversified gifts. " Mkkie " Raconteur, speechmaker, and spell- binder extraordinary — not exactly a close rival of Ananias, but he did his best. Ricky, the auburn-haired pride of the South, was known for his read " ' wit, his ever-present laughter and , ast category of factual tales. That ' • ' v romanric voice caused many a fair ■■o si;:h and blush unseen. For at advocate of rest and re- Ricky ' s accomplishments .nglv numerous. From be- nd, he was a versatile man. ' ■ Kicky " Corporal (J.) Ltaititiant (i) Football •(J-fj Basket- ball (,4-3) Lacrosse (4-3-2-0 Goat football (2) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. BERNARD A.MBROSE FERRY ALTOONA, PENNSYLVANIA Army Textbooks came under the heading of ■ ' also ran " on B.A. ' s list of occupa- ' tions for the long winter evenings; bridge, chess, and fiction shared tirst place. In spite of that, the " goat " trapped in the pitfalls of the type problem could always count on B.A. for the way out. His three years as a soldier gave him an enviable insight into the other half of la tie mili- taire. We hardly ever saw him at a loss for a better story than the one he had just heard. " T .A. " Sergeant (i) Chess Club (4-3-2-1 ' ) Chess Team (3-2- 1) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (I) Battalion Adjutant (l) Soccer (2-1) Company Pointer Representative (3) Hundredth Night Show (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte 0). SYDNEY GILBERT FISHER CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Congressional Svd was one five-year man who was both ghid and sorry to leave West Point; sorrv because he could not be in any more Hundredth Night Shows. With dancing as his pastime he dis- played rather a professional technique behind our footlights. Not only did we appreciate his dancing, but also his hilarious wit and congeniality with which he rescued us from " Gloom Periods. " Syd had the yen to become a good officer and we feel certain that he will fulfill this yen. " Syd " Company Movit Keprestntative (i) Howitzer Com- I party Photographer (i) Camera Club QlJ Hutidredth Night ShowO-l-f) Ptstol Marksman. EDWARD DUNPHY FITZPATRICK - SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK M Congressional Fitz never believed in rushing into anything without first mal ing . mate of the situation — evcmat r His two goals were to becom cient officer and to win an ?• He was partial to the " succeeded in tripping up i... _j . .n " engineer " or unwary instrucio: . Studies never prevented his daily game of squash, tennis, or an evening ' s " bull session. " Always the true gentleman, sincere in every undertaking, he pos- sessed an untiring spirit. " Fitz ' Sergeant (i) Lacrosse Qf) Catholic Chapel Choir Qf) Squash Club (i) Pistol Marksman. EDWARD AIKEN FLANDERS T ALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA Congressional Despite Ned ' s nine hundred man hours of bunk fatigue put in between break- fast and first hour class and countless hours of coaching anv and all comers, the academic departments finally gave this Stanford man the stars he didn ' t care about. For the Tactical Depart- ment Ned " file-boned " all yearling ' ear to have unquestionably the Corps ' most disreputable shoes. To those who knew him best, his indiffer- ence was purely superficial, and his characteristic of accomplishing any- thing he tried stamped him an out- standing man and an A-1 soldier. " Ned " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (T) Stars (2) Engineer Football (2) Swimming (■ -3) Camp Illumination O ' O Howitzer (i) Pistol Marksman. 147 THADDEUS PHILIP FLORYAN MIDDLtTOWN, CONNBCTICllT Army K Here vou see a stout man with a stout heart and a forceful walk. Having travelled much, he knew many places and had many acquaintances. Tad got things done; if you had sat at his table, you would know. Because he knew all the waiters in Mess Hall, his table was well provided with food, and incidently he was an authority o d many delicious dishes. With an eye on the Diplomatic Service, this impressive man should succeed. " Uncle Tad " Sergeant (J) Assistant Manager Track (3) Ski Club (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Camera Club 0-1)- ALFRED JENNINGS FLOYD LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLIN Congressional ' Last scat in the last section — and tive on hs bathrobe proved Jenks ' I ) sit I here. But his weakness in j ' w.is compensated for else- ' " he " D. had long since recog- . J the A. A. A. would have 11 hea b jua of him if he hadn ' t gone )ut tor " red comforter, " the " boo- dlers, " and bridge. More important was his quiet, unassuming personality that brought him many friends and no enemies. Something special made him look forward to more than a commis- sion in June. " Jenks " LAWRENCE GORDON FORBES LOOMIS, CALIFORNIA Congressional A western mind, open and clear, no pretense, led him high. Through the " soirees " of Company Clerk, besides coaching deficient classmates, he emerged with stars. He had their taste, so radio took them yearling year. But from " P " Fenton, he caught the glitter again. Rank he had, but the question- able methods of retention were not to his nature. ' irtual commander of the radio club he could be found at any time up in the 49th bent over his first love, his real love, a radio key. " Larr " Corporal (3-2) Marksman . Lieiittnanr (i) Gym (4) Pistol Corporal O-i) Sergeant {l) Stars (J-l-O President Radio Club (i) Cadet Players (3) Camera Club (4-3-2-0 Camp Illumination (1 ). 148 3SF0RBB ,| )LVU 1 1 Ml I i 1 d cb, [ , 1. Tkoiigh It. r Qeik, kiiiic I diaam, :; [ liuiltlimiiiu I jrlingycaiJ. ' wjhuhcjli::: , iioowntnoiii) I It t ' oMii It » cat ovtf b t ' ' fiioktr. " Urn 1 ' f Cw " ' - ' ' ' WINSTON CURETON FOWLER TAMPA, FLORIDA Sencitorial " Let Mr. Fowler take care of that, " the " Tac " often said, and each time the job was promptly and efficiently per- formed. Possessing a ready smile and a willingness to help others, Skip won the friendship and admiration of all his associates. Untiring hours he spent coaching " goats " in battles with aca- demics. His reward on graduation, a pair of Engineer castles on his officer ' s blouse to replace those stars on his Cadet Gray. " Skip " Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant (i) Lieuttnatit (7) Stars i4-}-2) Fencing ( -3) Bugle Notes ( -3-2-J) Editor (i) Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teacher (3- 2-2) Adjutant (i) Horse Show Representative (2-1 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (3-2) Ring Committee (_4-}- 2-i) Debating (J-i). WILLIAM PAYNE FRANCISCO CLINTON, MISSOURI Senatorial is likes were rumors, " dragging " d " B.S. ' ing. " His dislikes were ' ' demos, " work, insincerity, and " file- bomng. " Mixed with a seldom silent Iw B they formed a cross section of Frisco. A hard worker at things he liked — not too hard at others as evi- denced by his missing st-is r- " ■ readiness to " B.S. " rather than ' ' ' A quick wit coupled with a " " ' " ' tongue made him a stro constant feuds. Although be among the diplomats, his Mi " horse-sense " and " engineer " ability make Frisco a valuable man. " Frisco " r, .rstteam hed. Ar Ser ' ■• (i) Engineer Football (2) tAanager Squash Club (1-1 ' ) Pointer (3-2) Pointer Board (1) Camera Club (2-1) Pistol Expert. DIXIE HOBBS FRASER HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA Senatorial Dix came to us from Marion, and with the promptness that marks his char- 2fer, " fell in line. " Never too much studying, never too much athletics, he earned the reputation of " a scholar and an athlete. " His ability to grasp academics easily enabled him to con- tinue his literary interests, he read a novel while we struggled with aca- demics. Dix stood out for his easy- going attitude, his congenial smile, and his way of mixing with his class- mates. Years from now, Dix will be the same Dix we knew here. " Dix " Corporal (2) Sergeant (1) Color Lines (3) Hundredth Night Show (2) Pistol Sharpshooter. m RICHARD HENRY FREE DAVENPORT, IOWA Congressional Dick was a soldier first and always. Efficient, order-loving, a sterrt dis- ciplinarian, he nevertheless f ossessfd an unerring sense of humor and justice, making him a pleasant companion and friend. His cadet life f " ead like one of Napoleon ' s campaigns. A " file-boning " plebe, a " spoony " yearling, and un- dominated " cow, " he early set for himself an objective and pursued it to the end. Formidable in defeat, he turned it to his purpose refusing to allow a temporary set-back at the handsof the Tactical Departmentcloud his forward-looking vision. " D d " HARLli, ARKANSAS Coiigressioihil A Southerner without an accent, h was an intrepid defender of " Ark SAW " and a stout contender th ' Razorbacks are not yative-to the s meanwhile he claimed that he ai wore shoes before coming to st Point. " Spec Old, " " file- boner, " Hiian-hati r, he knew all the jokes : book A " runt " by choice, a .. ker " by orders, he was the Third • " " t s " Artrc man; " however, his --.u heart and friendliness gave him a. ' imposing stature. His attitude was best described by his ready smile from reveille to taps. " ' ' " Vj " Corpora (2} Firsf Sergranr 0} 1 . -uttnant {f) Batr- halKl) Motiogram{2). CHESTER MOFFET FREUDENDORF WOODHAVEN, NEW YORK At Lillje " The Infantry ' s the best branch, and they ' re all good posts " — that was Freudy ' s motto. West Point with its athletic and recreational facilities meant much to this Long Island lad, and he derived as much from the place as any man in the Corps. His interests in athletics, good books, and good music gave him a full life as a cadet. .If his Army wife finds him as easy to live with as did his cadet " wife, " there will be smooth sailing in the Freudendorf household. " Freudy " Scrgiant (i) Track (J-f) Cross Country (J-i " ) Gym- nastics Qf) Swimming (}-2-l Manager (i) Goat Football (2) Squash Club (0 Fishing Club (l) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (2) Lieuttnant Q) Assistant Manager Lacrosse C } Manager Lacrosse Q Major " A " (X) Manager Rifle (2) Minor " A " (X) Assistant Coach (i) Dialectic Society (3) Kifle Club (3) Camera ClubQ) Rifle Expert Pistol Marksman. LEE WATSON FRITTER MORRISTOWN, OHIO Congressional A certain Ohio mother had reason to be proud of her sons for Lee entered the Air Corps emulating his brother of the Naval Air Force. In spite of his quiet and unassuming air, Lee irri- pressed us with his ability to form solid friendships and to perform his military duties efficiently. His ability to command was daily demonstrated in summer camp where he was every- thing from platoon guide to battalion commander. And it was all done with scarcely a mistake. " Mar-tan Corporal (2) Sergeant Q} Pistol Marksman. i?THU THEODORE FRONTCZAK DOWAGIAC, MICHIGAN Congressional ' ' ' -• " Third and six? Give the ball to .Art. " Dowagiac ' s gift to the Army team wm no small one. Yearling year found hi in with a secure position on the first team which he never relincfuished. Art ' s two great loves were football, and clothes. Never at a loss tor words, he took ife t i int as t« takes most ■■hing — e si I y; However, all had not been a bed of roses for several cam- paigns against Ac academic depart- ments have found him with more stars, although with no more grey hair. " Art " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football {4-3-2-1 ' ) Major " A " 0-2-1 ' ) Track Q3) Lacrosse (2-1) Major ■• (■■ (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (2). : )RD 1 FOl D PRIOLEAU FULLER, JR. r SAVANNAH- .r.JiORGIA " CmtgmjbidiLil A true son ot the Id South with the accompanying gentlemanly attributes and a code of ethics so stringent that it compared with our own honor system. With his razor-sharp wit and quick repartee he invariably left many of us fij lig and sputtering at our dull, sluggish minds. For four years we saw his contemptuous disregard for the " ?i ' .e " clieckreined by a tactful acqui- escence to th(|hepslaught of the T.D. His affability won many fast friends who v remember and esteem — ole Fulle. " Fulle " Sergeant (i) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (_4) Sunday School Teacheri3-2-l) BugleNotes(4-)-2-l) Business Manager Ql). J LAWRENCE JOSEl ' H FULLER GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN Senatorial Organizer unique, mystery-man un- surpassed, intellectual extraordinary, muscle-man — that was Dad. He came silently and a few found beneath his almost impenetrable reserve a humor, a love of hilarity, and a frolicsome nature defying description. Jekyll and Hyde of the Corps, Dad was supreme over the chessboard, .in the section- room, and in weightKfting. And Dad the funny-man, in the confines of his room, cast aside his mantle of dignity — clowned, danced, and acted. The organizer of Academy institutions and winner of the respect and admiration of all who know him. " Dcul " Corporal (3-2) Strgcant (J) Stars (4-3-1 J Acailtmy Heavyweight Wtightliftitig Champion (3-2-j) Honor Committee (i) Chess Club (4-3-2-1 ' ) Manager (2) President (i) Academy Chess Champion (4-3-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter. OraWARD HENRi ' GAl .ATH SCHOOLCRAFT, MICHK aN Coiie ressional Unrullled was the word for Gabby. - " ■ ing his four years here he managed emain not untouched but un- ' ;d by . ' ch tritles as textbooks .merits. However, do not be misled by h.s normal serenity, for when once EiOused, his enthusiasm was something to be wondered at. Propaganda had its effect on him, for he was convinces ' that ' ■f, really good horses, i which, strangeJN cnou, .., v,,CLas,, ...ii worked: " If ' ou cin ' t think of the right formula, integrate. " " Gahhy " Sergeant (f) Pistol Marksman. SILVIO E. GASPERINI, JR. STAMBAUGH, MICHIGAN Congressional If there was a gathering of the gang to absorb a little wit the center was Gasso. As originator of jokes and pranks and leader of discussions he was a mean man to cross verbal swords with. Seriously, he was always straight from the shoulder in his dealings, and no one needed ever to debate as to what opinion he held on matters of discussion. The State of Michigan sent a good man to West Point, and the hands which receive him will gain a good officer. ' ' ' ' Gasso " Sergeant (i) Concert Orchestra (l) Fishing Club (1-1) Pistol Marksman. 152 ALAN EDWARD GEE GOLDEN, COLORADO Congressional Log-Log came to us a son of the En- gineers and has proved to be a star man in intellect and character. He sailed the sea of academics with the greatest of ease and gave his time and efforts generously to skillfully guide way- ward " goats " through disastrous storms. His jovial nature has caused him to be the butt of many a good- natured " drag. " With graduation, the Army receives a true engineer and Log- Log sets out to lead a life for which he is more than qualified. " Log-Log " Corporal 0-i Sergtanr Ql) Stars (4- -1-1) Catholic Chapd Choir («-2-2) Camera Club (1-1) Kadto Club (i) Academic Coach (J- ' i-l-l ' ) Pistol Club (3) Pistol Sharpshooter. MCENTE EBOL GEPTE ZAMDOANGA CIl " PHILIPPINES trernc era .. a ;t two inches, n c-ii! " We remember tha. ..derou; voice reverberating clear t .-OSS the Area whenever Men was sto{ ed by curious flankers, and, later, when he stopped the flanker plebes. He was a " hive " in his own right, coming within a hair ' s bread t ' of wearing stars second class ye mind of varied intere?i.s, he t technical formulae, historical vital statistics, or poetical quoiatiu. He wielded a might; pen, and a mightier " bolo punch. " " Hep " BoKi- ' r4-X ' - -rals (f). JOHN PAUL GERALD SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA Congressional Quiet, conscientious, and an undying love iik Dixie best described Percy. Midst martial music and glamour of brass buttons his foremost thoughts strayed back to peaceful days spent on the shaded campus of his first alma mater in South Carolina. A member of the intelligentsia, he spent his time willingly aiding others. A new love, which he intended to follow, gradually crept into his life — horses. A week in the machine gun company during yearling maneuvers convinced him that his feet belonged in stirrups rather than under a horse ' s hoof. Corporal (3-2) Seriiant (i) Supply Sergeant (i) Pistol (2) Pistol Expert. FRANCIS CLARE GIDEON PAYNE, OHIO Congressional A boy scout salute and a verbal re- port of: " Sir, First Sergeant Gideon reports to the New Cadet as ordered, " started this red-haired " Man of Ohio " on his Army career. He was a marked man, but with the red hair went a ready wit and a smile that could light the rid- ing hall. He " honed " no chevrons, but this year It ' s " Ask the First Sergeant. " A tattered red comforter proves that he loved Morpheus more than Wisdom . A good " wife " was lost, but the Army received a good officer. " Red Durf " WILLIAM JOSEPH GILDART WASHIN ' STOM, D. C. At Ijrzc Steeped in tra ' ion, Hill v the ourth Gildart to go (..roui b ' Vest Point. He was always ready and will- ing to argue that Washington, D. C. was the best place in the world, when he had time. Besides outmaneuvering the academic departments for four ' • ars, he was a cross-country man, one se rare people who enjoyed run- .1 the hills. He loved taking pic- •es with his movie camera and de- veloped and printed them at the Camera Club. Also a player of the accordion, he did so with zest and persistent application. " Bill " ,,l. Sirgtant (i) Track (4-i ' ) Cms Country (2) Cross Countri Ptstol Sharpshooter. AL ' AN CULLOM GILLEM, JR. rORT liENNlNG, GHORGIA Congressional Al came to West Point from an old Armv fainilv. Outstanding work on the basketball team earned him a well deserved captaincy. He was one of the best natural athletes in the class. The fact that he worked best when the going was hardest won him many battles with the Tactical and aca- demic Departments. A broad sense of humor and a willingness to do his share were characteristics which car- ried hijn a long way. " Al " Corporal (J) Sergeant Qj Football Qj Basketball (■ -3-2-i) Captain Q) Major ' ■ A " 0-2-1 ' ) Lacrosse C4-}-2-l) Major " A ' (3-2-i) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Gym- nastics (3-2) Manager (2) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-i) Sunday School Superintendent (i) Hundredth Night Show (3) Pistol Sharpshooter. ROLAND MERRILL GLESZER BANGOR, MAINE Congressional Determined to readiust himself aca- demically, Roland enrolled for our " special extension course " his first plebe Xmas. Thereafter, continually occupied in " soireeing " his " P ' s " to extra instruction, he never had an opportunity to display his versatile athletic ability on our corps squads. As a leading " glamour boy, " Roily did much to re-establish the cadet as the dream man of American femmes. Lack- ing any tactical recognition during his first four years, Roland forcefully demonstrated his talents for the T.D. first class summer and became " B " Company ' s top line sergeant. " Roily " Scr cmt (i) Himdrtdth Ntght Show (2) Pistol Marksmcltl. RAYMOND HAROLD GOODRICH SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH Army Ray came from Salt Lake City via the Hawaiian Islands. While not a " file- boner, " he liked to do his best everything — his best was decide ■• above average. He played handball and squash many free afternoons, but still found as much time for the red comforter. Quiet, unassuming, he grew on us, as evidenced by the fact that he rose f-QP ' " buck " yearling year to first ; lany a " goat " was thnnkt.. . blem Ray worked out just before first call. " Ray " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Stars (2) Academic Coach C4-3-2-I ' ) Radio Club Ql-l} Bugle Notes (3-2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. 155 A son of the Cavalry, Sam turned down a " tin school " first captaincy to become a plebe. The first year he wore out leather on an area where men were men and still escorted the Spring- field. Subsequently, the tremendous number of hours he studied surrep- titiously after, taps were with the sin- gle purpose of getting back into the Cavalry. Ever idealistic towards tradi- tion. Reverend Sam and his apparent sobriety led some to think him aloof. Actually that aloofness was but the indefinite reserve of a true gentleman. " Sam " Corporal C3-2) First Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Polo (,4-3 " ) Numerals (4) Pistol Sharpshooter. .jxk z THOMAS FREDRICIC GORDON BREWER, MAINE Congressional Here is the personihcarion of all the qualities that a man may possess. He is proud of his lack of interest in all activities, his indifference, his in- numerable feminine conquests, and his tattered red comforter. All this Tommy would have us believe, but in reality he is possessed of an unfailing good humor and conscientiousness. These qualities, coupled with his inherent friendliness have made him popular with the T.D., " Batt. " Board (?), academic departments, upper and un- der classes, and his classmates. In short, with all with whom he comes in contact. " Gordo " Sergeant ( V) FishingClub, JOHN ANTHONY GRAF, JR. MONROE, MICHIGAN Congressioiiiil Straight from the University of Michi- cin came John. With his smile and in- litable spirit he was looked upon his classmates both as a " hivoid " id as a friend. He won considerable praise from manv a grateful " goat. " With lots of time for getting around John ran hard on the track, paced the bovs to " Flirtation, " and drew a mean straw at the ' " ' ' .. " Mas " Corporal (3-2) Firir Serjeant Q) Stars {4-3-2 ' ) Track(4-i ) Cross Country 0 Chess Club {f). GILFORD DALTON GREEN OS. GE, IOWA Congressional During his plebe Christmas G.D. went to sleep one afternoon and slept through supper formation, entirely by accident, we thought. But after seeing him go to sleep almost every evening before nine, wake up at the one minute bell, stand reveille in his slippers, and crawl back in between the sheets until police call, one realized it was no acci- dent. His virtues? He was conscien- tious, diligent, and hard-working as witnessed by the five " superior " rat- ings he received on the Beast Barracks detail. " G.D. " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (J) Track (ji) Pistol Marksman. 156 JAMES SCOTT GREENE AUBURNDALE, MASSACHUSETTS Senatorial After two years of " preliminary train- ing " at the Naval Academy, the third generation of West Point graduates I entered this Academy a happy-go- ' lucky man with an indomitable spirit of good humor. Being exceedingly I broad-minded and cool-headed he was 1: always indifferent to the little upsets of life including the loss of tenths, files, and perhaps a couple of days of I Christmas Leave. His warm and gen- erous personality and his effervescent originality made him to everyone a swell file, the best ever. " Scotty " I Strgca)it(_l ' ) Soccer Q4-3-2-1 ' ) Numerals (J). WALTER EUGENE GUNSTER, JR. SARASOTA, PLORIDA At Large Walr ' j experience at " tin school " readi ' v adapted him to a military life, even to and including Sunday night suppers. He believed that the Army was " tops. " He fought a strictly de- laying action against the Language Department, but maneuvered bril- liantly with the sciences where he b room to deploy his reasoning p Displaying a profound dislike f thing radical, possessing a metic order of daily living, Walt chose tke Field Artillery where his deadly ac- curacy with a rifle might well end the " accidental " target hit that is the artill ' " " " " n ' s delight. " Walt " Corfc wtOl ' RtjJe Team (,2-1) Captain (jYH i ■ .. (2-1} Pistol Team (2) Ftshtng Club Pistol Expert. W " ■ " ' ' ( CLARENCE EDWARD GUSHURST DENVER, COLORADO Congressional Cosmopolite — that was Gushurst. Conversant with the works of the great philosophers, familiar with the classics of music, acquainted with the masterpieces of art and sculpture, Gus nevertheless was reticent of his knowl- edge. Poise was his in a great degree; he was equally at ease on a horse or a dance floor, cooking steaks in a mess kit or ordering dinner in an exclusive restaurant. Fond of waltzing yet not adverse to shagging, athletic yet not an athlete, " moderation in all things " was his motto. " Gus " Sergeant (i) Dialectic Society (4-3-2-1) Pointer (4-3-1-1-). DA ID ROGER GUY AGAWAM, MASSACHUSETTS Contort ssional Perhaps the key to Dave ' s character was the word efficiency. ' ersatile, he put his hand to almost everything, and vet, did everything well. Four years of tactical efficiency gave him three years of cadet officership. He always spiced his academic course with that distinctive " engineer " fla- voring. Interest and work gave him the managership of the rifle team. And his social prowess kept abreast of his other accomplishments. " Dave " Corporal 0-i) Sergtant O) R ' fl ' 0} Managtr Q) Academic Coach (3) Camera Club (3-i) Camp Il- lumination (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. WALLACE JA.MES HACKETT NOR. MAN, OKLAHOMA Congressional Conveniently adapting his ' snake dance " acquired on some distant Okla- homa reservation to the dignity of Cullum Hall, Hack never missed a hop nor a chance to " drag. " We wondered if It was his vvavv hair that accounted for hi.s success. His western blood no doubt determined his ability to con- he " nags " of the riding hall and ibbornness of " Mr. Jackson. " It a question whether it would be horses or planes come graduation, with the latter finally getting the call. ■■Hack " Sergeant {1} Polo {4) Mulr RtderQ ' ) BURDETT EUGENE HAESSLY FAIRBAULT, MINNESOTA Honor School A real " joie dc vivre " made Burt ' s life at West Point one of constant activity; he spent everv free moment running, swimming, or attending committee meetings. In all of his activities and associations he experienced a keen en- joyment. Throughout all this, how- ever, was the ever-pervading spirit that it was his duty to contribute to organized activity at the Academy. A willingness to accept as final decisions from anv constituted authority, plus a dominating respect for what ought to be done will make his life a very respectable one. " Burt " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Track (■ -3-2) Swim- ming (4-W) Cross Country (2-i) Catholic Chapel Choir (3-2-i) Glee Club ( -3-2-i) Hundredth Night Show ( -3-2) Fishing Club (7) Crest and Ring Com- mittee (i) Sunday School Teacher (7) Lecture Com- mittee (!}. ' ! etlki EDWIN CARROLL HAGGARD TUCAMCARI, NEW MEXICO Army Some men remain " bucks " for four years, good men among them, and Eddie was among these latter. A Cavalryman before his entrance to the Academy, he brought with him the level-headed characteristic of sizing up situations as they came along. Majoring in ideas, his activities have proved the originality of his thoughts . From a conglomeration of parts and odd pieces emerged the best victrola in the Corps. To the Cavalry goes a man with an inexhaustible capacity for work. " Eddie " ROLLAND WOODROW HAMELIN MADISON, WISCONSIN Congressional Fearing neither " Tacs " nor demerits, Ham impressed no one as easily dis- ciplined, but readily absorbed all academic teachings of West Vk. without effort. He scorned " pooj sheets " with one exception — his monthly statement. Ham ' s greatest mistake was his constant bragging about his canoeing ability, only to capsize i " ' ° middle of the Hudson with i r. oard. Four years as a " dragf ci o .•trautiful femmes placed him on an equal footing with Ziegfeld. " Ham " JOSEPH SCHUYLER HARDIN NEW ALBANY, INDIANA Congressional From the Ohio River valley came this hard-bitten soul with his mouthful of colorful Mid-Western crudities which reduce glamor to its component ab- surdities. For a year he played their game and walked in the designated path. Then, somehow, for no reason we can ascertain, the " powers-that- be " passed him by. So the opposition was born. So the shaky structure lost a pillar and gained a termite. Give him a golf club and we have a zealot, but how can we keep him on the team? " Joe " SirgtantO Golf (,4-3-2-1) Captain (1) Numerals (0 Minor••A (2}■ Wrtitling (2) Wrejtlini, Club (4-} ' ) Pointer Q4-3- 2-J) Dialectic Society (3-2-i) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (3) Soccer (3-2) Hockey (3) Dialectic Society (3-2-i) Departmental Head (J) Pointer ' Representative (2) Concert Orchestra (2-1) Ski Club 0-2-1) Automobile Committee (1). THOMAS BOWMAN HARGIS, JR. ASHTON, IDAHO Senatorial The usual adjectives, considerate, un- assuming, loyal, cooperative, and am- bitious did not fully describe Tommy. His " Phil poopsheets, " his willing- ness to help others, his ability to both give and take fun, and his generosity won for him a host of friends in all classes. He could usually be found in front of the nearest mirror combing his golden locks. He remained true to the West by choosing the Cavalry as h i s branch . " Tommy Sergeant (i) Gymnastics (• ) Anmscmmt Repn- sentativei ) Pistol Marksman. JOHN STE ENS HARNETT SNOHOMISH, WASHINGTON Congressional " Poopsheets. " The word practically explains Jack ' s sojourn at West Point, ■ after the first week of Beast Bar- .cs he was deep in the work of the - ointer. Howitzer, and company clerk. He came up for air plebe Christmas to win a star but plunged back into the thick immediately afterwards. Some- how he always seemed to find time for a game of golf or basebs ' ' " " rhaps his most unusual accompi ' ' as be- ing true to one for foui ..a..-.. " Jack " Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Soccer 00 Baseball (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Pointer (.4-3-2) Howitzer (4-3-2-1) Business Manager (1) Cadet Chapil Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Automobile Committee (1). « , CHARLES EDMUND HARRISON, JR. BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA Congressional Spoony came from Alabama an un- tried youth. After his easy days in the South, he was a little slow in catching on to the unyielding system at West Point. Each year he adapted himself more fully and more readily to finally come away near the top of the heap. Academically he was fully qualified to wear stars, but his unselfish coach- ing of classmates and underclassmen prevented this. Spoony developed more and goes hence more imbued with the better things of West Point than many of his classmates. " Spoony " Track (4-2) Cross Country (4-1) Color Lines (3-1) Hundredth Night Show (4) Camera Club (l) Academic Coach (4-3-2). il . Len brought with him from Missouri abilities, such as achieving results without ever seeming to exert hinself, and " wagon running " his way out of obnoxious " soirees. " True, his " wag- ons " often turned out to be more work than the " soirees " ever could have been, but once started they were never abandoned. His professed ability as a great " snake " was never fully demon- strated because he lost his free lance status yearling summer. Obstacles will never find him lacking in ability to overcome them. " Leu " Corporal (3) Sirgtant (i) Acadimtc Coach (3-2-i) Swimming (2) Pistol (l-l) Manager Pistol (J) Camera Club (_!) Ski Club if) Radio Club 0} Pistol Club (J) Department Head Dialectic Society (i) Pistol Expert. CHARLES BELLOWS HAZELTINE, JR. BELFAST, MAINE Congressional Athlete, star man, " five-striper, " and lover described a cross section of Hazy ' s colorful cadet career. Natural ability coupled with conscientious efforts brought about these achieve- ments and will serve to guide him in the future. Hazy spurned shoe leather and motors in favor of the horse making the Cavalry his branch. . he written our texts for us himself, . would have had only slightly less trouble interpreting them. His exuber- ance and congeniality lent themselves aptly to his qualifications as a good fellow. " Hazy " Corporal C ., ' c . 1 Battalion Commander (1) Stars (4-3-2) Lacrosse (4-3) Hockey (,4-3-2-1) Major ■■.•)■• U) Soccer (4-3-2-1) Captain (l) Pistol Squad (2) Class Treasurer (3-2) Pistol Expert. HENRY PATRICK HEID, JR. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO Congressional " Gunboat Puddle, " Colorado lost a prominent citizen but gained a one man Chamber of Commerce when Pat left the Rocky Mountains for the Hud- son Highlands. Pat ' s military bearing had nary a peer, a quality that made an excellent guidon-bearer out of " I " Company ' s top ranking Sergeant. Pat knew every man in his class by sight and numbered the greater share of them among his friends. That wide Irish smile, a third " Batt. " landmark, is missed in North Area now that he has donned the Army Blue. " Pat " Corporal (X) Sergeant (1) Wrestling (4-3 ' ) Assistant Manager Basketball (2) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club ( -3-0 Pistol Marksman. LYMAN OSCAR HEIDTKE ST. PAUL, MINNUSOTA Coiip ' essioval Socially as smooth as the ice on which he skated to fame, Hike ' s rank of cadet private for four years proved his non-militant character. He would rather sit for hours composing poetry for various maids than spend one extra minute looking for that last particle of dust or " specing " just one formula. A private by circumstance, a " goat " by choice, still one of the most inter- esting characters and true comrades a fellow could want. " Hike " WILLIAM ELLIOTT HEINEMANN QUEENS VILLACIi, NEW YORK Congressional Bill is one of those rare persons who derive a genuine pleasure from doing things well. He studied with vigor and thoroughness, and wrote longer, more detailed letters to his femme than most of us find time for. He " boned up " a good golf game by swinging his clubs in the room at night — to the il of everyone concerned. His one cakness is an inability to win argu- ments. Yet he never lost his temper, and he always came back for more. " B,U " Sergtant l ' ) Foolba I (_4-}-2 ) Monogram (2). EDWARD HENRY HENDRICKSON BLL.MAR, NEW jliKSEV Congressional And here ' s another one of the quiet tvpe. Swede was one of those middle men who got along easily, minding his own business. He studied a little — just enough to rank in the upper third, but not so much as to lose his place on the " red-comforter squad. " We were told that he was a " snake " with the ladies, but for reasons un- known it was hard to get him to " drag. " He was reliable, " hivey " enough, efficient, square — a true prod- uct of West Point. " Swede " Corporal (3) Strgiant (i) Assistant Manager Foot- ball (V) Camtra Club iO Fishing Club 0 ' ). Baseball (4) Football ( ) Hochy C -3-2-i) Nu- mtrals (J) Major " A " (2-1} Cadet Chapel Choit (,4-3-2-1} Fishing Club (1} Pistol Marksman. JAMES THOMAS HENNESSY SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI Congressional Jim came to West Point straight from the heart of the Ozarks. On entering West Point he immediately made up his mind to get along with everybody and he has never violated this motto. During his four years he has attained a high rating in academics and has kept a clean record with the Tactical Department. His straight-forward methods and willingness to cooperate will help Jim to be a great success in the Coast Artillery. " Three Star " StrgtantQ Basketball Coach ( l Pistol Marksman. EESTER CECIL HESS SYRACUSE, NEW YORK Congressional From his plebe year Les was noted for his willingness to join in any game and was most active in comf sports. A mainstay on three champit ■ ship ' Tntermurder " hockey teams, he occupied the remainder of his spare moments with squash and fishing week-ends. But these sports show only one side of him. Deutsch ' s versatile talents rr " I from S.I. haircuts for the boys . le crooning of cowboy songs as a sideline to his choir prac- tice. " Deutsch " Strgcant (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-} ' ) Kadio Club (3) Pistol Club (2) Pistol Marksman. mif ' S GEORGE COLUMBUS HINES SAN ANGELO, TEXAS Congressional Out of Texas came a big smile, a dis- appearing head of hair, and picture of " Bobbie. " For four years Lum has re- mained faithful to his hair tonic and " Bobbie. " None of West Point ' s trials and tribulations, not even the job of company commander, could wipe the grin from his face. Raised on the back of a cow pony, Lum is continuing on that way, and it won ' t be long before he ' ll be out of a slow trot into a full gallop in his chosen branch, the Cavalry. " Lum " Corporal (_3-2) Captain (J) Lacrosse 0-2-1 Boxing (4) Monogram (2) Assistant Manager Football (3) Cadet Chapel Choir {4-i-l-l ' ) Pistol Club (2) Ptstol Marksman. 163 ICT()R WOODFIN HODSON, JR. CENTERVILLE, ALABAMA Honor School ' ic came close to fully embodying the current picture of a cadet. His being an honor graduate of a military school adapted him, without an iota of altera- tion, into this picture with a military set-up and a ready brain; and his inter- est and liking for people well htted him- into the picture as having an affable personality. From his Alabama, ' ic brought a gifted appreciation for the lovely belle, but left behind every trace of the " Yankee-damning " South- erner. In him the Army bargained wisely. " Vic " Corporal (3) Strgtant (j) ftncing (• -3) Pislcl Sharpshooter. p 1HI h V ' fl 1 h ■ 1 H Bl ij l 1 ' -l ' -- i lSt-, M ,1 wV— ' ■ M I ' J - ELBERT DOTTERER HOFFMAN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional When the dust has settled, and the last D.B. has been carefully filed away, ' 1 hnd our First Sergeant. The ng we remember him best by is that infectious laugh, and next, his blond, blond hair. Efficient, quick-thinking, " spoony, " generous, Bert was our " beau ideal " of a roommate. Though he wrote letters when he should have been studying, he rank ' with the " almost engineers. " As .is future, a successful career as an officer; as to the perpetual present, a darn good classmate . . . " Bert " Corporal (3-2) first Scrgmnt (i) Socctr (J-} " ) Numerals ( ) Cadet Chapel Choir (3-2-i) Pistol Marksman. THEODORE LOUIS HOFF.MANN GREAT KILLS, STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK Conprssioiial " T.L. " was probably the Corps ' greatest pursuer of varied hobbies and diversified interests. The man-hours of sleep his trumpet-tooting and model airplane motors cost the Corps make the number of names on Battle Monu- ment seem inconsequential indeed. Possessed of an acute attraction for, and indifference to the fair sex, he " gets along without them very well " — when he wants to. A man who wastes no time, he has with a mini- mum of effort maintained high aca- demic rank in spite of outside interests and Air Corps aspirations. " T.L. " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Cadet Orchestra {4-3-2-0 Concert Orchestra ( -3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-} ' ) Hundredth Night Show (3-2) Camera Club (3-2-2) Horse Show Representative (2). 164 WILLIAM NORMAN HOLM MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA Senatorial So quietly and inconspicuously did Bill join us that we were hardly aware of his presence until yearling summer, when he gained considerable renown as the canoer who tried to argue a Hudson River Day Liner out of the right of way. Though Bill became a contirmed " goat " and a would-be " buck, " the T.D. recognized his true worth bv " making " him first class summer. Somehow though he soon lost his chevrons. Despite his quiet, unassuming ways Bill was and always will be popular with his associates. " B; " Sergeant 0 Supply Strgeant (J) Goat Football {2). EDWARD FRANKLIN HOO ' ER,JR. CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA Congressional Eddie was the blond fellow surrounded bv a pile of popular records, the loud noise of a phonograph, a couple of cameras, and a litter of photographs. He usually had his feet on the desk, talking of ideals and ambitions. He was dead set on the Infantry, after the Napoleonic successes of his compaf on maneuvers. He disliked French the extent of a gleaming star on his bathrobe. However, he will work hard for stars on his shoulder. •■Eddie " Sergeant (j) f M ef Staff (i) Camera Cliih (4-3- 2-i) Radio Cli -3-2-f) Pointer (4-1) Pomte: Staff (n Color _ ' 3 " Pntol Marksman. FRANKLIN WOLFRAM HORTON FORT ATKINSON, WISCONSIN Congressional " Sir, This is station B. ' . D.! " Thus he broadcast to us daily the story of his past exploits. There were stormy days in room 3443 but the " storm " passed, and not contented to rest on previous laurels Bud became one of plebe Christmas ' s outstanding " snakes. " Lack of height and tenths outweighed his natural athletic ability forcing him to direct his efforts into other channels. Neither financial straits, increased by a slight fine, nor a short " slug " destroyed his natural good humor. " Bud " Corporal 0-2 ) Sergeant (1) Lieutenant 0) Basket- ball Qt-l-l-l ' ) Baseball (4-3). WILLIAM FREDERICK HORTON VOUNGSTOWN, OHIO Seihttorial Bill IS remembered as a cheerful but quiet man who had so tew demerits that he had to tap the C.C.Q. ' s shoulder after taps one night to pick up five. Bill was a ■ " boodle-hound ' s boodle-hound. " Hardly an afternoon passed that he did not perpetrate his latest rumors of the war front while drinking his " coke. " The Coast Artillery acquired a man who would not devote time to printed firing ta- bles; Bill would reduce them to " spec " within the first week. " Pawnee " LLOYD WEBSTER HOUGH SAVANNAH, GEORGIA Senatorial Confident of himself and his abilities, HulRe decided on his own goal in life. That he would work hard for what he wanted was exemplified by his three years ' struggle to enter the Academy and his successful encounters with the academic departments. Combining idealism and materialism with a touch jt the cynical, he had the rare ability to greet fortune or misfortune with a grin. Beneath his self-possession and outward reserve was the cosmopolitan soul. He had a great loyalty for the things in which he believed. " Hi ffie " Cadet Chapel Choir C4-h2-0 ' . Club (3} Ha«- dredthf ighrShowO ' )- MARK RANSOM HUDSON, JR. DVER, TENNESSEE Congressional Striding through four years at the Academy with a becoming noncha- , lance, Mark well proved his worth to the many of us who know him well. Despite frontal attacks from the A.B. and T.D., he has lost none of his natural reserve, amiability, nor his : ready smile. Always ready equally i with " grind " or prank, always ready to join any fracas, Mark will remain " one of the boys. " His winning per- sonality, keen sense of humor, and ' versatility will carry him far in his ' career. " Aiark Time " Corporal (3) Seri iant (i) Track (4-}-! ' ' Crass ' Countfy C ) Boxing (3-2) Skecr (2) Pistol Club (2) ; Pistol Expert. | Sergeant J, " ). AQUILLA BALLARD HUGHES, JR. CENTER, TEXAS Congrissiouul " I ' m plumb tuckered out, " and with these words Hughie would hit his red comforter. That is, every night except Saturday when he would emerge from his shell to shine at the hops. Studies were just an interlude compared to the brighter week-ends when he could put aside his books, and " drag. " A golden-haired son of Texas, he never I lost his patient, kind, understanding, and idealistic individuality. " Hughie " I Scrgiant (i) Football (2-i) Monogram (2) Catiet Chapil Choir ( -3-2-i). EVAN HARRIS HUMPHREY, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. At Large He impressed us as a soldier, and he was as was his Dad before him. Care- free and lackadaisical, Hump had had more than one scrape with the " powers-that-be. " Generous toa fault, he supplied the " div " with " skags " for four years. An outstanding prep school footballer, an injury plebe year cost the Army team the services of a potential varsity man. A true " goat, " his • St famous words were, " Anybody g(W; any poopsheets? " The best rider in the Company, Hump went on to the Cavalry. " Hump " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Football (■ ) Numerals (_4) Plebe Football Coach (3) Goat Football Coach (2) Fishing Club CO Pistol Sharpshooter. N JOSEPH VINCENT lACOBUCCI CINCINNATI, OHIO Congressional If at first you don ' t succeed, then ask Yako. From the beginning of plebe year Joe passed out approved solutions to everything we studied. First class year saw him with both stars and lieutenant ' s chevrons, but neither the T.D. nor the Academic Board could reward him for his most valuable qualities, a ready wit, a cheery smile and a boundless generosity. His first and only love, the Air Corps, receiv- ed a valuable man. " Yako " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant CO Stars (2) Academic Coach Qt-yi-O Wrestling (,4-3-2-1} P " " " " - ' P " ' sentative (2) Catholic Chapel Choir (i) Pistol Marksman. MARMN LEROY JACOBS HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND Senatorial Outstanding in academics, tactics, and personality, Jake gained the respect and admiration of many. Possessing an oversupply of energy he found in- terest in everything from his " 620 " camera to his bull fiddle, " Bess. " And yet Jake always found time to help others with his coaching. On the other hand he was like a yearling dur- ing his less serious moments. Having a good sense of humor, Jake found much fun in " B.S. sessions " and " dragging " affairs. " Jake " Corpora 0-2 ' ) Captain Q) Stars (J) Fiticing O ' ) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-i) Assistant Scout Master (3) Concert Orchestra (J- ' i-l-T) Cadet Orchestra (4-3-2 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (4-3-2) FishingClub(l) Pistol Expert. BERTIL ANDREW JOHNSON ROCKTON, ILLINOIS National Gi ard Bert loudly defended his claim to being a " goat " and a " regimental buck. But we knew him better. He was one of the few who could keep his goal before him and continue to make himself a better officer for the branch of his choice. Bert was a bachelor by deter- mination, yet it was plain to see that his cooperation, loyalty, and even temper would make him as good a husband as he was a wife. " Bert " Sergeant (I) Track (4) Cadet Players (3) Cadet Concert Orchestra (2-1). CARTER BURDEAU JOHNSON CLEVELAND, OHIO Congressional Out of the West he rode, cowboy and courtier, terror of the riding hall, and social lion supreme. " Draggoid, " " sluggoid, " " goat, " and answer man, he charged through the first two years. And then his lovelv Kay appeared, and the change was wrought; from " goat " to academic security, " sluggoid " to " make, " and ladies ' man to his lady ' s man. Nightly correspondence, check- book " boning, " and eager anticipa- tion of every week-end marked the following two vears, as he hurdled the Marriage Bill, the Martian Invasion, and that long-awaited Graduation. " C.B. " Sergeant (1) Baseball (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Foot-, ball (4) Pointer Assistant (4) Company Pointeri Representative (3-2) Pistol E.xpert. ERNEST BRYANT JONES BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Senatorial A true son of his native state, Ernie continually asserted that the grass was greener and the sky bluer in California. He proved his heart was with his O.A.O. by spending fifteen out of twenty dollars week-end money for a call across the continent. Though he was among the ten top-ranking squash players and gave three years to the football squad he found much time for solving cross-word puzzles and reading fiction. His willingness to work and his love of Army life should make his future a happy one. " Ernie " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Football Q4-3-2-1 ' ) Monogram (2) Track ( ) Company Howitzer Repre- sentative (2) Squash Club (i) Pistol Marksman. WING FOOK JUNG SAVANNAH, GEORGIA Honor School Wing tackled all problems with a calm that brooked no defeat. Original- ly baffled by plebe " math, " he re- joined us at Christmas and fought his way doggedly to the upper sections. Whatever the problem, he saw but one solution and never hesitated to carry It out. We never knew him to violate his own strict standards of right and wrong or to interfere in another ' s affairs. Ordinarily reserved, he was the best of company. All who knew him counted him their friend. " Win " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football (■ ) Numer- als ( ) Boxtng (• ) Howitzer if) Pistol Sharp- shooter. WILLIAM MYERS KASPER KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI Congressional In 1936 Kansas City pulled the cork and out came the Little Bottle! What was Kansas City ' s loss proved to be our gain. During his four years here. Little Bottle won a great many friends with his happy-go-lucky attitude. He distinguished himself in the eyes of his associates in football, basketball, and baseball. Academics never bothered him, and he never bothered them. Not much of a " snake, " he still had time to fall in love. He was all in all a rounded man. " Little Bottle " .. Corporal (3) Sergeant (J) Football (4-}-l-i) Basketball ( -3) Numerals (.4) Baseball (• -3-2-i) Numerals (,4 ' ) Al »; ' M " (3-2-2) Catholic Chapel Sunday School Teacher (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i) Dialectic Society (2) Pistol Marksman. Jt JOHN JOSEPH KENNEY, JR. SAjN ' TE FE, new MEXICO At Large A shock of curlv black hair, and a flashing smile were the first of Jack ' s attributes that we noticed; continued friendship brought forth his likeable character and easy manners. Always busy, and a victim of daytime in- somnia, Jack varied his afternoons with literature, bridge, and athletics. A " tin-school " product, he fit well into the Academy program, and ex- perienced dilhculty only with the Modern Languages Department. His prep school days convinced him that Cavalrv was his branch. " Jack " RICHARD J. KENT OMAHA, NEBR. ' VSKA Senatorial Conservatism strikes the key-note in the character of this son of Nebraska. Dick came to West Point with a busi- ness man ' s will to succeed. After plebe year he steadilv gained files in the class both in academics and tactics. Consistent and conscientious in his every endeavor, he was always de- pendable. His " file-boning " was n ever obnoxious. Although no social lion, his wit and gift of repartee made him a congenial roommate. Whatever the job may be, he ' ll always " check and see " — and come out on top. " Dick " Corpora 0- } Lituttnunt il) Golf (J CadttChafil Ush rOX WILLIAM PARHAM KE AN, JR. PETERSBURO, VIRGINIA Congressional Some men have a tendency to find easy ways of doing things; so does Kevie. The onlv time he slipped was when the " Tacs " and he disagreed on what was easy; result, a " slug. " A " spec- oid " of no mean abilitv, he could " spec " anything, even the wrong answers to phil problems. Love of arguments, an ear-splitting sound-off, and fluent speech got him into hot water; an abundance of luck usually got him out. If the Air Corps is his branch, may Dame Fortune never let him down. " Kevie " Corporal (3-2) Scrgtant (i) Hundredth Night Show (• -3) Construction Crew (• ) French Play (2). Sergeant (7) Sijuash Club (2-1 ' ) Camera Club (i). V ROY HUBERT KINSELL ANCHORAGE, ALASKA Congress !o)hil ■ ' Alaska, not really! " This from each of a succession of new femmes until yearling Christmas when love found Roy and snatched him from circula- tion. After covering the field, he set- tled on photography; " resting " in the Hospital; and, particularly, being in love. Though he claimed he was sav- ing his eyes for the Air Corps, they asked him to repeat plebe French and to join his new classmates. Indomi- table cheerfulness, tempered wit, and quick comprehension have made his association a pleasure and assured him a cordial welcome in the Army. " Ro " Str tant (i) Hockty Qf) Hundridtb Night Show (J) Cadet Chapel Choir (3) Howitzer (3-i) Camera Club C -3-2-i} Camera Club Secretary-Treasurer (i) Skt Club (3-2-7) Fishing Club (7) Camp llluminatioiiQ ' ) Pistol Marksman. WILLIAM ROSCOE KINTNER JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLV. NIA Congressioihil Although plebe year was nearly a fatal blow to Bill ' s staunch belief in relaxa- tion, for four long years he remained true to his ideal. Paradoxically, on the held of sports there was never a more intense will to win for personal achievement — or for dear old training table. A true cosmopolitan, socially and intellectually, he developed friend- ships in all classes and companies throughout the Corps. Worthy of note is the fact that Bill is one of those few immortals who held the " O.A.O. " through the four years of their cadet careers. " Bill " Sergeant iV) Track Q4-3 ' ) Football (4-3-2-1 ' ) Mono- gram (2-7) Debating Society (2-7) Manager (7) Camp Illumination Committee (7) Pointer (7) Pistol Marksman. 171 s LAWRENCE RONALD KLAR TULSA, OKLAHOMA Congressional The Li ' l Feller came in fresh from " tin school. " His experiences there apparently did not endow him with the pure military spirit, since the Tactical Department succeeded in re- moving ninety per cent of his yearling Christmas leave. Of a mathematical bent, and possessed of a mania for any sort of puzzle, he turned for relaxation to the eternal feminine. Ranking 48 for three years, he still had time to work on weight-lifting and card- plaving, and fill a place on the chess team. " Li ' l Feller " Sergeant (7) Intramural Boxing Champion (3) Lightweight Barbell Champion (2-7) Hundredth Night Show (J " ) Cadet Players (4-3-2-1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2) Chess Team (4-3-2-1). x MARK CLAIR BAUGHER KLUNK HANOVER, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional This rugged, honest countenance was an unfailing barometer of its owner ' s fortunes. Smooth sailing and his wide- mouthed grin radiated contentment and well-being. But after a hard day with the " ' tenth-gleaners " that pon- derous jaw hung unbelievably low. Marcus wanted to follow his brother into the Navy, but opportunity de- creed otherwise. Overcoming his love for the Navy was a manifestation of his most admirable trait — loyalty, lovaltv sometimes to the point of stubbornness. Never argue with this Pennsylvania Dutchman, for however eloquent vou may be he ' s incon- vincible. " Mamis " Boxing (4) Assistant Mjtuf rr (3) Summtr Camp Tennis Champion (f) Pistol Marksman. ROBERT FHINEAS KNAPP, JR. MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT Conii essioHdl R. P. Knapp was the man who main- tained that excellent social contacts could be made in Highland Falls de- spite the T.D. He was continually one jump ahead of the " Tac " and just as far ahead of the academic departments as he cared to jump. He was a staunch upholder of probationary commis- sions, and believed that the anti- marriage bill would save more Second- Lieutenants than compulsory chapel. He did not hesitate to state that it ' s the fellow wearing the uniform that makes the officer. " Bird DoaJ ' Strgeant {! ' ) Fishini, Club (j). ARCHIE JOYCE KNIGHT FOUNTAIN CITY, INDIANA Congressional Adonis of " H " Company — that was Archie! Everyone knew him as Foo. A veritable " hopoid, " " snake, " or what-have-you, he is typically a man among men, and is a gentleman among ladies. What we all admired about Archie was his easy-going, compromis- ing attitude on all matters. Although a confirmed " goat, " academics were the least of his worries. In spite of a slight deficiency in " Juice " second class vear, he came through with the Runmakers ' trophy and a Major " A " in baseball. " Foo " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (J) Basketball (- -3-2-i) Baseball i4-3-2-l ' ) Major " A " (2-1) Kunmaker s Trophy (2) Hop Committee (3-2-7). 172 JOHN RICHARD KNIGHT HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY Senatorial A typical colonel — Kentucky, of course —walked with the men in ranks for four years, as unimpressed by chevrons as he would be by a California-bred race horse. Character note: A book of verse, a jug of wine (empty, of course) and — he was content for a week-end at the Waldorf-Astoria. His greatest pastimes were developing a body beau- tiful and impressing the femmes with his charm. As firm in his convictions as the proverbial " Rock of Gibraltar " he had one ambition, to wear " wings. " " Glamor Boy ' ' Sirgtant (i) Track (2-i) Lacrosse 0) Cross Country (X) Announcements and Invitations Committee (i) Camp Illumination (J) Hundredth Night Show (2) Fishing Club (2) Pistol Sharpshooter. RONALD MAURICE KOLDA LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA Congressional One wondered if Pawnee had ever said " beans " during his four years and a " butt " at West Point. To be sure, he exchanged most of his words in the Department of English for a " 2.0. " He was regarded as a terror on the soccer field; but, when it came to the opposite sex, he was a shy individual claiming the Air Corps for his first love. West Point is noted for getting cadets into perpetual " brain storms, " but Pawnee with his consistent and unchanging pace went along almost unmoved and unconcerned. " Pawnee " Sergeant (i) Soccer (3-2-7) Monogram (2) Minor -A- 0-1 ' ). FRANCIS EDWARD KRAMER SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS At Large Hailing from that vast, barren patch of foreign territory known as Texas, he harassed many a plebe with the query, " What ' s the biggest and best state in the Union? " A man of destiny, Pete was known by runt and flanker alike as the Corps ' biggest " specoid " although he never admitted it. If not a greater strategist than Napoleon, he was the bigger " poop-sheet artist. " Always willing to " drag blind " he held the all-time Corps record of " dragging blind " six different femmes on seven successive days. ' ' Pete ' ' Sergeant (i) Fencing ( ) Automobile Representative (i) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (1) Hundredth Night Show (2-i) Catholic Hop Committee Ci) Camera Club (i) Pistol M irksman. y m r m PAUL HOB ART KRAUSS NEWARK, NEW JERSEY Ar»iy Conscientious, determined, and am- bitious — that IS our Paul. You have all heard his stories of Panama — the In- fantry is the only branch. A little slow inpenetrating the first line of resistance offered by the academic departments, Paul changed his method of attack, gave up reasoning, and took up " specing. " His files show the re- sults. Paul ' s excess energy was de- voted to gymnastics. What a physique! Not a " dragoid, " Paul is one of the few ever-faithfuls. The Infantry is getting a good man. " Paid " JAMES FREDERICK; KREITZER SAVANNAH, GEORGIA Army An indillercnt little " ball of lire " whose presence at the Academy added considerably to the local color. Being at all times quite active in diversified interests, he did not belong to the " red comforter squad. " Red started plebe year with an intense photographic in- terest, but this in his last year became dormant. It was replaced by work in the Ordnance laboratory on models of guns and by untiring effort in writing letters to his " O.A.O. " His athletic activities were limited to gymnastics. " Red " Strgeant (i) Pointer Photographer (■ -3-2) Pistol Club (2) Pistol Expert. NATHAN LOUIS KRISBERG ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO Senatorial Number one freshman at the Univer- sity of New Mexico and recipient of innumerable academic honors, Nate decided in his late ' teens to take up an Army career — with the Engineers. Single-handed and with much diffi- culty he obtained his appointment; but this accomplished, he was on the determined road. Persistent, interested and conscientious, he won a place with the elite of our scholars in spite of the trouble encountered in synchro- nizing academics and " the system. " We all anticipate the christening of his first bridge. " Nate " Sergeant (i) Fencing (■ -3) Tennis (i-Y) Numerals I Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Gymnastics (J-i-l-V) Numerals (J " ) Monogram (3) Minor " A " (X) CaptainQ) Pistol Marksman . MICHAEL KUZI ' , JR. SYRACUSE, NEW YORK Congress ioihil One of the " boys from Syracuse, " Mike wore a star-covered bathrobe. His name appeared on probably more " D lists " than anyone else in the class, but like a true star, he always did his best when the pressure was on. An Infantryman before he arrived here, he returned to this branch. Academics were not his forte, but he recognized " Hill D " or any other objective when he saw it. " Alike " Corporal (3) Sirgtant (J) Cross Country (■ -3) Track (4) Howirz.tr (I) Dialectic Society {4-3-2-1) Camera Club (3-2-i). EDWARD HAMILTON KYLE MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA Congressional Inasmuch as every graduating class must have its youngster, Ed drove up here early in the summer of 1936, an ! proceeded to tuck his chin well back. After surviving assiduous ordeals, Ed blossomed forth as a potential Field Artilleryman. His musical ability, which consisted of playing a mean radio, and his correspondence with " Her " clashed strenuously with his occasional efforts to study. However, Ed looks back on four years at West Point as time well spent despite his frustrated academic ambitions. " Ed " Sergeant (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. GEORGE JOSEPH LaDRECHE SPRINGPIELD, MASSACHUSETTS National Guard He would open the window in sub- zero weather for a look at a passing airplane. He was ready to lend a hand to a " goat, " and his experience as an accountant kept the Company How- itzer books in balance and helped his classmates keep out of the red in Book- keeping. His most famous episode came as a yearling with a lobster in a Boston hotel. Ask him about it some- time. " Lash " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (.1) Soccer (f) Howitzer (.4-3-2-1-). 175 igj a - " HARRY BERT LANE OMAHA, NEBRASKA Senatorial Four years of " cherchcz la fcmme " here at " Usmay " did little to change Bert. A marked propensity for sleep and certain additions to his avoirdu- pois did in no way curtail his natural exuberance nor quiet his spontaneous laughter. His athletic ability was utilized both to bring glory to intra- mural and to enliven informal hallway wrestling contests. Never a willing slave to academic duties, Bert turned his talents toward acquiring chevrons and interesting himself in the fairer sex. " The Battler " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football (4) Hm:- dredth Night Show (4). GEORGE THOMAS LARKIN WATERTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional The years passed rapidly with this happy smiling Irishman who was al- ways ready to do a little more than his share, even when it came to clean- ing the house. Severely practical in all matters, he takes things for exactly what they are worth. He has gener- osity, simplicity, cheerfulness, and an unruffled disposition — a combination of qualities that made him an ideal roommate and a sincere friend. May his easy-going disposition win him as many friends in the Army as he had here. " Hi jo " RAYMOND JOHN LaROSE HUDSON FALLS, NEW YORK At Large Endowed with a nature that refused to be piqued by his fellow-men and with a sense of discretion that prevented his irritating others, Ray was a peaceable, soft-spoken man and a line companion. But beneath his quiet seemingly sub- missive nature there was a spirit that recognized rightful indignation and refused to surrender its own individ- uality. These two opposite qualities he made compatible within himself by the wise use of tolerance and an open- minded cognizance of human nature. " Kay " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Football (l-f) Monogram (i) Baseball (3) Hockty (4-}-2-0 Numerals (4) Minor " A " 0 Major " A " {!) Captain (i). Sergeant (7) Squash Club (j) Concert Orchestra (J-i-l-O Pistol Sharpshooter. - -■ 176 —:Ja A WALTER W. LAVELL McALESTER, OKLAHOMA Congressioiicil Conspicuous for his rapier-like left hand and his flashing smile, this witty southwesterner was equally smooth with his tongue in talking himself into and out of difficulties. With a " max O.A.O. " he has an eye for art. A sports lover — fishing his favorite, box- ing his best — eager for fun, and pos- sessing a keen sense of humor, he was typically " oneoftheboys. " Blessedwith the admirable trait of reaching the de- sired goal (once his mind is made up) Lavy will make a good officer. " Lavy " Sergeant 0) Go f {4-3 ' ) BoxmgQ4-3-2-l ' ) Numerah Qf) Major " A " (3-2) Intercollegiate Champion (3-2) Captain iO Howitzer (4) Pointer (,4}. OSMUND ALFRED LEAHY OSWEGO, NEW YORK Coiiprssioiial Os came to us from the Navy, and he didn ' t lose his love of the sea as was evidenced by his choice of branch — the Coast Artillery. Neither did he lose his liking for good food well prepared. His work here was a little slow in get- ting recognition, but once his merit became known his rise was rapid. Never a " hie boner " but always a hard worker, well described hismethod of getting ahead. He was individualis- tic enough to be bound to get along in whatever he undertook. " Ossie " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Hundredth Night Show QT). MILTON DA TD LEDERMAN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Congressional By knowing Dixie, our faith in man was somewhat redeemed. For here we had one who was absolutely true to one " femme. " Dixie was a good " wife " and his numerous friends stood ready to attest to his cheerful smile, his ready hand, and his subtle humor. For his understanding of Bookkeeping Dixie held our unbounded admiration as he was always able to keep his credits and debits well under control. " Dixie " Lacrosse (4) Chess Team (i) Pistol Marksman. JOE W. LEEDOM, JR. GORDON, NEBRASKA Congressional Joe is direct denial of the theory that West Point models all her graduates in one mould. Furlough came nearest ac- complishing the change, but ended with his singing " Love in Bloom " with vim rather than with habit. A procrastinator, but not a loafer, he left his work till the last gun and satisfactorily weathered every storm. Indifferent when he could be, only once has he been worsted. Later he won a moral victory thanks to the Prince of Norway. Sleeping is his chief delight; individuality his greatest gift. " Casanova " LAWRENCE JOSEPH LEGERE, JR. LEOMINSTER, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional From high school to U.S.M.A. was a big step for Larry. After faltering mo- mentarilv at the beginning of plebe year, he lengthened his stride and started gaining ground. Culturally in- clined, scientific subjects annoyed him. Howexer, a retentive mind and a will to studv placed him high on academic rolls. Enthusiasm over any job he set out to do, combined with his swift- ness of getting things done, should carry Larry through his Army career as successfully as they paved his way through his cadet life. " Larry " Corporal (3-2) Sirgiant (i) Cross Country ( ) Finc- ing (J) Assistant Track Manager (3-2) Manager (;) Debating Society (4-}) Catholic Chapel Choir 0-2-0 Glee Club (,2-1) Engineer Football (J) Honor Committee (i) Chairman Cadet Lecture Committee 0) Hundredth Night Show (2) Ptslot Marksman. KENNETH . IcR. E LEMLEY HOPE, ARKANSAS Senatorial From the swamps of Arkansas, not " Arc -Kansas, " Mac entered the Acad- emy with the idea of becoming a Field Artillery general. His ranking ensured a start on this great ambition. Al- though Mac did not don an athletic uniform, at heart he was all athlete and no plebe outyelled him at anv game. A letter a day kept other men away from " her " for four years. " Mac " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (J-}-2-l) Debating Club (J) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant (i) Cadet Players (2) Hundredth Night Show (• -3) Howitzer (2) Sports Editor (J) Pointer (2-0 WILLIAM FIELDING LEWIS ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Senat orial " Apply yourself to the task at hand. " Thus the Champ battled his way through three years of cadet life to gain recognition first class year as a true son of ' irginia, the Mother of Soldiers. Despite his youth, Bill ' s wisdom and stability in any situation branded him a man. Though thwarted in his efforts to join the Air Corps, Bill will deal any enemy a knockout blow and take " Hill 67, " his pet ambition. " Chawp " Corporal (i) Serjeant ( l . WILLIS FRANKLIN LEWIS BENTON, ILLINOIS Congressional To fully appreciate Lew one must know him intimately. From his usual light-hearted exterior the casual ob- server might erroneously conclude that Lew never knew care. He possessed that enviable knack of knowing how and when to be carefree. On the other hand, he also knew how to apply himself as evidenced by his study to obtain knowledge rather than tenths. His theory of success was diligent self- application, and, with such a theory, Lew will go far. " Lew " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Ptstol Marksman. DAVENPORT, IOWA Senatorial Up from the ranks came Ev in pursuit of a well defined goal. Fortified with determination to make good and en- dowed with a subtle sense of humor, heenjoyed West Point life to its fullest. By inherent nature he excelled in the achievements and qualities that go to make an all-around man. As a " wife, " he was salvation in his readiness and competency to keep us " on the ball. " However, Ev wasn ' t invulnerable to attack, due to his Achilles ' heel. Since yearling year, he counted the days. " Ev " Corporal (3-2) Captain (f) Football (4-3-2-1) Numerals Qf) Major ■ ' A " (2) Track (.4-3-2 ' ) Numerals (4) Major " A " (3) Monogram (2) CaJet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1 ' ) Hundredth Night Show (2) Fishing Club (2-1). WILLIAM POWELL LITTON SHAW, MISSISSIPPI Congressional " Yes, suh! I ' m strickly from Dixie " - that is Bill ' s pcTsonality. For four vears he laughed, joked, and won the warmest friendships, yet performed his duty well in the class room and on the baseball diamond. A " dragoid " of the first degree, rarely did Bill let a week-end pass without the company of one of the fair sex. Rumor said that he captured manv hearts during his cadet days. Bill was favored because he was natural and thought out all his problems himself. " StecDuhoiit Bill " Corporal (3) Scrgiant (J) Baseball {4-3-2-1 ' ) Numerals (• ) Goat Football (2) Skrtt Club (i) Pistol Marksmatt . JAMES DA ID LOEWUS DULUTH, MINNESOTA Congressional Whenever it was a question of business or pleasure Jungle Jim let business go smash. For four years he gallantly held out, beating at everv turn those who would put chevrons on him. However, that fateful first class September saw him ostensibly a ser- geant, intrinsically a " buck. " Tactical standing interested him not. " Drag " standing did. With unequalled adroit- ness he dragged often and varied, but he always maintained a star average. When we average the estimations of his classmates we find he also had a star average in good fellowship. " ] untile ] im " PHILLIP COURTNEY LOOFBOURROW NEW AUBURN, WISCONSIN Congressional " He must have had this stuff before. " Loof came through the wars with the academic departments unscathed, and with one resolve: if he is ever a " P, " to put the pressure on the " specoids " and the " file-boners. " As easily as he managed academics, Phil seemed to bluff the T.D. with four vears of " hidden articles. " On leaves he was good company and a desirable, though inefficient, guardian. He wants but two things; the Air Corps, and a daily letter. " Loof " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Lacrosse ( -3-2) Fistol Marksman. Sergeant (7) Ptstol (2) CaJet Chapel Cho Hiwilredth Night Show (0 Pistol Expert. ' (4-}-2) JAMES LOTOZO PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional Boomba had a good start for West Point with two years in college and two years in the Marines. Although he was not an " engineer " academics came easily to him; he would rather coach a " goat " than study. He was a demon on the football field, yet a light- footed " twinkle-toes " on the hop floor. Since he always looked at life jovially, we never saw him in a gloomy I mood. Red-faced, yellow-haired, deep- chested, broad-shouldered Boomba will be long remembered — for he was |i unique. " Boon?ba " Corporal (3-2) Licutinant (f) Academic Coach 0-3) Football (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Major ' ' A ' O-l-l) Track (■ -3) Wrestling (4-1-1) Numerals (4) Minor ' M " (1-1) Hundredth Night Show (1-1) Catholic Chapel Choir (1-1). EDWARD DEMING LUCAS PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA Congressional Again Virginia supplied us with a gentleman of the " Old School. " Luke, her current product, lent a bit of the old South, with its good and its bad, to our ranks. In academics he was a confirmed " goat, " but in the exercise of his profession as a " Southern Gentleman " he equalled the best. His theory was to study during the week to be free on the week-end for entertaining the Yankee gal. " Hard- hitting Luke " will be seen on the Infantry posts. " Li ke " Sergeant (1) Boxing (4-2-1) Pistol Expert. EDISON ALBERT LYNN, JR. LANGLEY PIELD, VIRGINIA Congressional Pop ' s formula for " beating the sys- tem " was to ignore it as far as possible while spending time on model air- planes, assorted gadgets, weekly fic- tion, and the less strenuous sports. Towards the academic departments he displayed little interest and contrib- uted only a minimum of effort. An out- spoken bachelor he held out until his third June Week, and still despite the knowing smiles of his many friends, advocated the luxuries of a big car and bachelors ' quarters. " Pop " Sergeant (1) Pistol Sharpshooter. JAMES BYINGTON McAFEE CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA Congressional If ranked socuillv, Jim would take the J.A.G.D. He was a " B-J. " plehe and could alwavs kid anyone wild. But he would smooth matters over and leave the victim thinking Jim a good file, which he is. The T.D. and A.B. never pressed hiin so closelv that there wasn ' t time to lead the cadet swing band, " bone " fiction, argue, or scratch ofF a letter to the current " one. " Whichever he rakes, be it Air Corps or Infantrv, he ' ll hit it the same way with never a worry. " Jimmy " Sergeant (i) Soccer ( -3) Cadet Orchestra ( -3-2-i) Leader (i) Dialectic Society (4-1-1-1 ' ) Depart- mental Head (i) Pistol Marksman. ARTHUR .AUSTIN McCARTAN SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN Seihitariiil Speedilv recovering from plebe year Mac left the ranks and attained lieu- tenant ' s stripes first class year. He had an all-around abilit ' in athletics, ac- quiring particular fame on the lacrosse field. Academics held no worry for Mac, so his extra-curricular activities were manv. On Furlo the Middle cruise gave him a taste of Navy lite, and also the background for many a tale. Our memory of Mac is that of a good worker and a dependable and loyal friend. " Mac " Corporal (3) Lieutenant (T) Lacrosse (4-3-2-1 ' ) Numerals (4) Hockey (4) Fencing, (4) Sunday School Teacher (2-1) Skt Club (4-i-2-l). JOSEPH LEE .McCROSKEY ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Honor School Jo Mt), the O ark mountaineer, music lover and pipe connoisseur, was the most perfectly relaxed individual ever to wander unalFectedly through the educational and military mazes of West Point. A rare distinction, he was a cadet corporal for three consecutive vears. flaming visage and fiery hair distinguish him anywhere. Athletic advancements reached a new high when Jo Mo won a monogram on the Pistol Squad. Fishing leaves, maneu- vers, and Cavalry intentions have made him an ardent Cavalryman. This love ot horses is rivaled only by his desire to enjoy himself. " JoAlo " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (1) Pistol (2-1) Monogram (2) Pistol Expert. ., i 1 EUGENE ORMLLE McDONALD CLINTON, IOWA Congressional Mac came out of the tall corn country, and, finding himself definitely stuck tor four vears, settled down to making them as pleasant as possible for him- self and those around him. Few week- ends found him with " pro " grades or without a " pro drag. " A foul porce- lain pipe and an after-reveille smile constituted his more serious faults. Along with a better than average rec- ord of things accomplished, Mac took with him from the Academy an over- sized bonus of sincere friendships. " Mac " Corporal {}-2) Lieutenant ( t) Track Qt-} ' ) Numerals (4) Cross Country (j() Catholic Chapel Choir (3-2) Catholic Chapel Usher (i) Class King Committee 0) Cheer Leader 0 . EARL McFARLAND, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. Senatorial Mac came to West Point to join the Ordnance, and didn ' t alter his course. Gifted with a keen intellect, he won all bouts with the academic depart- ments in short order. Next to his O.A.O., his love was his movie cam- era, and he provided many an after- noon ' s entertainment in bringing back the high spots of first class summer. Never a " snake, " Mac confined him- self strictly to the only one. His worst faults were singing before breakfast and hating to take his turn at room orderly. " Mac " Corporal (3) Sergeant (J) Stars (2) Academic Coach (,4-yT) Camera Club Qt- ' i-2-l ) Pistol Expert. l JAMES E. McGINITY DETROIT, MICHIGAN Senatorial One look at Jim in Beast Barracks and the men on the Detail knew that the Army had acquired an asset. Neverthe- less, because of his ' lrish humor, they wrote him to first place in ' the Com- pany Punishment Book. Academics plus multifarious regulations blighted Jim ' s chances of earnin g the athletic honors he justly deserved. Formidable in the boxing ring, he was e en more dangerous in his wild charges in the ridmg ring. Silent, steadfast, deter- mined, stubbornly loyal, and fiercely willing to learn — our Jim. " Jim " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) IBastball (4} Boxing (,4-2-1 ' ) Dialectic Society (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i) Pistol Expert. IMP - - - H H|| ,r | n|fe H ■ iWPIB ..fl 1 % -« f — STEWART LAWRENCE McKENNEY NliVV YORK, NEW YORK Congressional With a gift of gab and a golden voice, Stu came to us in the heterogeneous mixture of the plehes of ' 40. Stubborn, but willing to compromise; decidedly aggressive, hut learning to obey; intelligent, industrious, and tenacious, he held his place in our class. He was naturally well-coordinated in ath- letics, and he yielded to no man on the smoothly waxed hop floor or wherever else the social stage was set. " Stu " Scrgimit (J) Hundredth Night Show (,4-1-1 ' ) Glii Club i4-f) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1 ' ) Color Lines (J-i) Chairman ( 1) Camera Cluh (2-1) Pistol Expert. BURTON ELMO McKENZIE SIOUX CITY, IOWA Congressional From the Iowa prairies came this barrel-chested champion of the mat to cast a glow of life into these cold gray halls. His ready sense of humor and genial manner instantly won Mac the friendship of all, while his sturdy bearing and obvious ability soon raised him to an aristocrat ' s rank in the Corps. The Air Corps is getting Mac, and West Point is sending forth a staunch upholder of her standards. Fellow " goats, " or " engineers " alike, we ' ll all miss you, Mac. " Mac " Corporal (3-2) First Sergeant (l) Lieutenant Q) Wrestling (4-3) Camera Cluh (i) Automobile Com- mittee Chairman (1). ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA Congressional " Let ' s go, Mac! " and Mac was with US. One of the best liked men in his class, Mac was always readv for any- thing, whether it was snaking, " B.S. ' ing " at the boodlers, or work- ing. Academics sometimes puzzled but never floored him. The T.D. alter- nately smiled and frowned on him. The Hundredth Night Show was blessed with him as Stage Manager. But nothing could or will change him. His winning smile, personal charm, and zest for life will be with us for years to come. " Mac " Corporal (3-2) Color Sergeant (l) Hockey (4-3) Hun- dredth Night Show (3-2-1) Dialectic Society (3-2-l Stage Manager (l) Water Carnival (3) Cat Illumination (I) Fishing Club. . V - 1 184 [MciaN ssmk ml ooJlas, or s ;tiin(s puzzle The ID. ight Slio» ' Stage MaBii: willchanse:: [tnonal bt with IB RICHARD WARE MABEE ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA Congressional Unable to cash in on his academic abilities, since he is the possessor of decidedly " un-air-corps " eyes, Rojo, after four years of academic zeal, seems likely to succeed in going back to his first love, the Infantry. Never- theless, his efficiency has brought him the dubious honor of a First Sergeancy. He would do anything for a class- mate — if he could get hold of some plebes. When not occupied with gym- nastics or poopsheets, he always could have been found with a book, a letter, or a red comforter. " Rojo " Corporal 0-2} Sergeant 0} First Sergeant Q) Box- ' " S, ( ) Gymnastics (2-1} Concert Orchestra (4) Sun- day School Teacher (2-1} Pistol Sharpshooter. ROBERT NEVILLE MACKIN, III NORTH BERGEN, NEW JERSEY Congressional Here is a man who liked nothing bet- ter than skiing in the hills or bowling along the Sound with a good breeze. Freedom was his dream, yet his wiser nature and his self-control kept him in a gray uniform for many years. Not only has his taste for Bach and Rossini survived the onslaught of " The Jump- in " Jive, " bur he even reads the front page before the comic strips. In short, his ability to pick the worthwhile from the momentarily attractive gave him a charm all his own. " Mac " Sergeant (1} Swimming (4-3-2} Ski Club Camera Club Pistol Expert. JAMES RICHARD MAEDLER PALISADES PARK, NEW JERSEY Congressional Jim exemplified a personal conviction that people whom it takes time to get to know are generally more worth the knowing. Remarkably complete were his two classic senses — a sense of values, and a sense of humor, which helped him to select visiting lecturers with the same standard of discrimina- tion as he did his " femmes, ' " all very lovely ladies indeed. From that dark grin, and slow chuckle they reached the conclusion we reached long ago, that Jim is what people mean when they say, " a good man. " " Jim " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (1} Lieutenant (f) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1} Football Movie Assistant (3-2-i) Cadet Lecture Committee (1} Howitzer Staff (2-1} Biographies Editor (1} Camera Club (1} Fishing Club (1}. ARTHUR GORDON MALONE NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Congressional A man of real character is known only after years of contact. One of an in- timate group, it is only we who knew the whole of his true worth. Serious- ness was his dominant trait, and his steadying influence was indeed worth- while. His striving to do the right thing always, w hether in keeping his personal appearance neat and in order, or in less material things as loyalty to family and friends, endeared him to us. We commend a real man to that " long gray line " that has gone before us. " Malone " FRANK CHITTENDEN MANDELL CHEYENNE, WYOMING Coiigressioncil Natively possessed of sharp intelli- gence Francois preferred to pass his time making airplanes or throwing his books at the wall. Not in any sense the " back-slapping " type whose friends experience only superficial at- tachment, Frank was the deeply sin- cere type who formed friendships destined to last long after graduation. Firm in the defense of his principles he battled always for West Point and the Army against all foes. Love of the Array, high ideals, and keen intellect assured him success and happiness in his chosen field. " Francois " Strt tanti l ' ). THOMAS FRANKLIN MANSFIELD CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS At Large Tom was known to his fellow cadets as one who liked to take things easy. Possessing enough natural ability to do well in any line, he chose to exert it more toward getting some fun out of life, even at times executing a slight infraction of rules, than toward " bon- ing dis " or academics. Still he left a record of activity in many lines, and with the ardent cooperation of the Tactical Department he has helped to preserve the gradually disappearing tradition of the Corps, the first class " buck. " " Tom " Foothill (y-3-2) Boxing (1) Hundredth Nxght Show (2-i). Strgratir (;) lVri !,ht Lifting (i). i RUSSELL JOSEPH MANZOLILLO READING, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional Russell ' s conscientious nature lead him to have much pride in his personal appearance and his pursuit of knowl- edge in both academics and tactics. In addition, he spent much time delving into poetry and art, for which he gained a genuine understanding. While at the Academy, Cardinal was al- ways on the alert to see that all under- classmen followed the traditions for which the Academy is famous. No matter how tough the work became he always went to bed laughing and arose the next morning smiling. " Cardinal " Sergeant (J) Academic Coach (3) Ski Club (3-2-0 Camera Club cyi-f) Hundmhh Night Show (2) Camp lllumitlatto}! [1 ). WILLIAM EVERETT MARLING LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Senatorial We hazed him when, after three years as unofficial supply sergeant for the Corps, his became the job of issuing chevrons to himself and to his com- pany. A veritable demon with the women, he hazed us whenever we " dragged L.P. " or tried to follow a " poopsheet. " Through five years of Army life, in O.D. and in cadet gray, in dayroom and at riding, Bill became an inseparable part of our ex- istence, in an unaffected companion- ship that made life not only livable but fun. " S-4 " Supply Sergeant (i) Football (J) Baseball (4 ' ) Cadet Flayers (3-2) Sheet Representative (i) Camera Club (J) Weight Lifting Club (1-1 ' ) Chess Club (i). 187 CLARENCE TALMAGE MARSH,JR. AULANDER, NORTH CAROLINA Congressional Swampy? The name brings to light memories of Summer Camp, Furlough, Christmas Leave, and many dull days made bright by his chatter. Ever ready to argue. Swampy could well give a modern William Jennings Bryan hints on the art of speaking. Pleasure, in any form, from a hand of bridge to a " boodle fight, " was always wel- come; yet, he was by no means averse to working. More than just a room- mate he was a real friend. " Swampy " CorporaliX) SergeantQ). s% w Bud dropped in on us one hoc sunn - day in July, and since then his cheery countenance and " grinds " have kept the Corps in stitches. But jokes are not his forte. If wanted on Saturday, Flirtation was the logical place to look. Typical of his Iowa bro- thers Bud has distinguished him- self on " A " Squad wrestling. Al- though academics came easy to him, they mattered little. He, you see, is headed for Randolph, and his objective is a clip of shiny wings. " Bud " Sergeant (i) Swimming (. ) Fencing (3) Wrestling (3-2-i) Monogram (2) Camera Club (2) Chess Club (X) Pistol Expert. JOSEPH LEE MASTRAN PEEKSKILL, NEW YORK National Guard Naturally inclined toward the " liner things of life, " Joe and his violin en- livened the tattoo " boodle tights " of " plebe heaven, " and his poetical rep- ertoire produced an appropriate selec- tion for everv occasion. Influential as a plebe in starting the Concert Orchestra, he made it a fine musical organization as director first class year. In the realm of romance Joe stuck to the straight and narrow, for Polly was master of his thoughts. His contagious good humor and helpful spirit made him popular with nearly everyone. " Joe " ARTHUR DUDLEY MAXWELL FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA Conq ressional A conscientious and serious student, his eagerness was apparent at all times — except at reveille. Whether it were study or exercise, work or play — even his afternoon siesta in the chair — Feesh always impressed you with his seriousness. His hunger for knowledge of the unusual made him an authority covering subjects from raising rabbits to painting pictures — a veritable, com- plete information bureau. Admired for frankness and strength of character, together with a quiet and reserved nature, Feesh is a true son of Carolina. " Fetsh " i Sergeant (i) Fencing (4 ' ) Howitzer Representative (_4 ' ) Camera Club (3-2-2) Concert Orchestra (4-i-i) Conductor (J) Fishing Club Ql ' ) Pistol Sharpshooter. Corporal (j) Sergeant (i) Track (2) Camp Il- lumination (3-2-J) Hundredth Night Show (2-i) Dialectic Society (i) Invitations Committee (X) Pistol Sharpshooter. ROBERT EDWIN MAXWELL VIENNA, VIRGINIA At Large Many knew Maxwell as congenial, energetic, and possessed of a respect for the arts. Because he could draw, he became interested in working for theDialectic Society. We well recall the effects produced by his colorful scenery in last year ' s Hundredth Night Show. Maxberg was typical of his company, friendship meaning more than files. As for social life, he seldom missed a hop, and was liked by more " femmes " than many a four striper in the Corps. " Maxberg " Strgeant (7) Dtahclic Society Q4-i-2-l} President (i) Chairman Water Carntval Committee (7). GEORGE MAYO, JR. WILMINGTON, DELAWARE Senatorial An Engineer " Army brat; " but don ' t recoil in mock horror, World. A " hoppoid " and a " hive, " he seldom missed a hop or a chance to garner tenths. His string of " femmes " com- pared favorably with most " snakes ' , " and his tiles with most " engineers ' . " The four years failed to give George that " discipline puss " or take from him his cheerful outlook. Naturally he strove for the Engineers, but if the Fates failed to smile, the Field Artillery would gain a willing, capable officer — and, what is more important, a good man. " Porge " Sergeant (i) Assistant Manager Lacrosse (3) Soccer (3-2) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter. MONTGOMERY CUNNINGHAM MEIGS HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND Senatorial From the time that McGuffy, a slight seventeen-year-old in Beast Barracks, silenced a disdainful first classman by stating in a flat, even voice that he was a lacrosse goalie, he was overlooked by no one but the T.D. Realizing that academics must be mastered early or late, he mastered them early and ranked high. " Femmes " were a major interest to this lad; but everything has its price, so McGuffy paid the Camp Illumination O.D. tour to save his honor. A real soldier at heart he took the Cavalry. " McGuffy " Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (4 " ) Wrestling Club (J-f) Board of Governors (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. a fl LOUIS GONZAGA MENDEZ, JR. TRINIDAD, COLORADO Congressional Lou was extremelv likeable vet with- out being " one of the boys. " His high moral standards won him the job of Honor Representative, and it was a job! First classmen and plebes; all brought their troubles to Lou. Always ready to help others, Lou seldom asked aid for himself. A confirmed " goat, " he stubbornly handled his own aca- demic problems. Sergeant ' s chevrons failed to dim that dehant gleam sym- bolic of three years of " buckdom. " Though academics flayed him and " Tacs " ignored him, he was a better man than most of us. " Lou " MAR IN HATFIELD MERCHANT CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA C.oni) ss!nnal Known to his (amiliars, and their numbers were legion, as " the man who never lost an argument and never in- tends to, " Merch put his own original stamp on us all. A quick wit, ready smile, and infectious laugh made him just " one of the bovs. " His main de- light, as anv true " goat ' s " would be, was arguing with " specoid " " en- gineers. " Indifferent, but always neat, tired but never too tired for a hand of bridge, woman-hater but never adverse to a " pro drag, " Merch ' s personality was vibrant. " Alfrr ) " Seri cant (7) football {4-3-2-1 ' ) Fuhing Club (i) Putnl Miirkiman . FRANK MESZAR EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA ConjitessioUiil Entering the Academy as an e.x-Infan- tr man, Joe, upon graduation re- turned to that branch. During his four years here he had a rather unique time, literally napping through Beast Barracks and plebe summer camp. " Deadbcanng " he diJ bv eating on the football training table without ever seeing the practice field. To him academics were a mere soiree, and most of his time was spent reading fiction, sleeping, or just " boning red comforter. " Enjoying especially work in the open, Joe makes a good held soldier. Jot ' Sttgiattt {l) Pistol Sharpihoottr Strgeant (7) Academic Coach (3-7) Honor Com- mittee (i) Election Committee (3-2- ) Invitations Committee (7) Howitzer Qt-V) Pointer ( -3) GUe Club (2-7) Catholic Chapel Choir (7) Hmulmlth Night Show (2) Pistol Sharpshooter. { HENRY AUGUSTINE MILEY, JR. BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional Never seeing quite eye-to-eye with the T. D., Harry maintained his own in- dividuality over four long, bother- some years; and then out of the tunnel, he cocked a skeptical eye at the world about him and found it good. He left behind him a well organized group of friends, many lost crusades and a few hard won victories. With him he took a sack full of pipes, a head full of good books, and a trunk full of good clothes. " Harry " Sirgiatit (0 Footbal (■» Boxinf, ( -3-2-i) Mono- iram (2) Pointer (3-2-i) Eltctton Committee (i). RAYMOND WEIR MILLICAN OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY Congressional Ray spent much of his free time " dragging. " However, he had many other interests. He read a great deal of good literature was an asset to the Debating Society and as a football coach, did an excellent job with the " G " Company intramural team. High in academics he could have ranked higher. Although, indifferent himself, Ray had the almost impossible task of keeping two even more indifferent " wives " " bucked up. " He was both a realist and a dreamer. " Kay " Sergeant (i) Debating Society (2-J) Camera Club C3-2-J) FishingClubO Pistol Marksman. JAMES WILBOURNE MILNER WACO, TEXAS Congressional Native of the scrub oak and the black land of our largest state, correspondent with " femmes " of " the 400 " from Caracas to Boston, veteran of the " paper hangers, " champion musical chair rider, victim of the English De- partment, potent pusher of the dust rag, loyal supporter in the rough house rounds, good friend and real man was Jim, and he liked the Field Artillery too. We called him Milly, he answered to Jim, but his folks and that gal back in Texas recognized only James. " J " " " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Footba! (4-3-2-1) Monogram (2) Pistol Marksman. 191 " " THEODORE ROSS MILTON WASHINGTON, D. C. At Large In the dim gray light of a thousand and one reveilles one familiar figure in- evitably sauntered magnificently into ranks with never a second to spare. Scornful of convention, undisturbed by the rush of life about him, making molehills out of mountains, the Rass Hoss drifted placidly through five years of playing polo and rolling his own cigarettes. He was only vaguely aware of breastplates and slide rules. His name a password, he goes indif- ferently on to greater battlefields with his armor of nonchalance unpene- trated. " Rass Hoss " Serjeant (i) Polo ( -3-2-J) Numerals ( ) Mono- gram (2) Minor " A " (l-l ' ) Captain (i) Color Lines (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOHN EDWARD MINAHAN CHILTON, WISCONSIN Congressional Once more Wisconsin supplied the Army with a hard-bitten Middle- westerner. Minnie lent a bit of the wooly West, with the smooth and the rough, to our ranks. In academics he was an indifferent " engineer, " but in the exercise of his profession as an " Irish Mick, " " faith, he was smooth " with the Blarney. He would rest all week to be in shape for his week-ends. Wherever he goes, we know that he will be taking it easy! " Minnie " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Football (J-i-l-P) Monogram (2) Howitzer ( -3-2-i) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (_!). RALPH EDWARD MINER BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK Congressional A toss of his head and a burst of laughter — that ' s Pinky. Life was just one long series of amusing incidents for him from the first time he appeared on the streets of his native Bingham- ton in pink rompers, thus acquiring a nickname for life, to his weird ma- neuvers while scooping up lost golf balls at drill first class spring. A great friend, he did anything for you but " drag blind. " His favorite source of knowledge — " Cosmo; " his branch — Air Corps. " Pink " Sergeant (7) Cross Country (J ' ) Lacrosse (4 ' ) Track (2) Pistol Marksman. THOMAS HUNTINGTON MONROE, JR. EUREKA, CALIFORNIA Congressional A familiar plebe scene was a circle of " gnomes " about Tom ' s knees inquir- ing about the weather, while yearling year was a nightmare of learning to sleep with ten inches of leg hanging over the end of his cot. His last two years found the dying of his fame as the Corps ' tallest man. But he always was complacent about his troubles, as only a long man could be. Having his head above the rest he was better able to maintain his perspective, v ' eigh his ability, and gain his objective. " Tom " Corpora! ( yi) Sergeant (1 Academic Coach ( -2-1 ) Catmra Club 0) Radio C lib (J ) Pisrol Marksman. BIDWELL MOORE BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Territorial — Ha ivaii To learn to know Bid we had hrst to penetrate a strong reserve. He was ex- tremely thoughtful and careful of speech while his dislike of the spec- tacular was reflected in his quiet man- ner and conservative tastes. An " Army brat " by birth, a soldier by choice, and a gentleman inborn; these qual- ities made him one of the most versa- tile and agreeable men, not only with us, but with the ladies at Cullum as well. Behind his quiet reserve we found a man whose constant plugging and stubborn determination brought nothing short of success. " Bid " Sergeant 17) Modern Pentathlon (2) Pistol Marks- man. CRAIG LOWE MOORE SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS At Large Cheerfulness, generosity, and an abil- ity to take the rigors of cadet life in his stride made numerous friends for Tex. Not a " tile-boner " in the true sense of the word, he was conscien- tiously " spoony " — just look at his shoes! His spare time was spent with numerous extra-curricular activities, including red -comforter. His penchant for the dance made him a " smoothie " with the fairer sex. Steeped in the Army traditions, Tex should go far in any branch. " Te.x " Sergeant CO Academic Coach 0) Polo (,4) Gym 0 ' ) Golf (4-i-l-l ) Numerals (4} Monogram (2) Color Lines (i) Camp Illumination (1) Pistol E.xpert. A JAMES MONTGOMERY MOORE PHOENIX, ARIZONA Senatorial Nicknamed the Soldier, he was one of the class ' s true scholars. Jim knew Egypt better than the average Egyp- tian and was only slightly less familiar with European affairs than the un- forgettable Dr. Hayes. Indefatigable, he was doubles tennis champion. After four vears with Jim he still im- pressed us as a college history pro- fessor ' ' his ambition, by the way). Seldom was there a man so obsessed with his work as was the Soldier with his Near East study. After all, shouldn ' t an Arizonian feel at home reading The Three Desert si " Soldier " Cadet Chaptl Choir ( -3-2- ) Acadimic Coach (3) HowslZf Staff (i) Invitationi Committit (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. PHILIP JOHN MOORE PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional " Phil of Philly " found plebe year a hard one, but each year thereafter came easier. Perhaps the quiet self confidence in his ability to succeed was increasing. " PJ. ' possessed high military ideals, and lived up to " the s stem. " His quiet efficiency kept him in chevrons throughout four years. He was a big man, but that fact made more room for a big heart. He did his darndest for all which made him a true friend — a roommate that a " boo- dle-hound " would give his right arm for. " P.jr Corporal (3-2) Supply Srri_tattl (i) Liiuttnant (i) Football (J Baseball ( ) Track (3-2-i) Mono- (2). STEPHEN BERNARD .MORRISSEY BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional This propagandist gave us the slogan that got us by second class year: " They can ' t lind ' Sec ' ies ' ! " He would have been more at home in Omsk than at West Point. U ' hen at home, wild Russian music came from his per- petually darkened room. When not at home, he could be seen lurching along some distant trail, his mind deep in oriental thoughts. Usuallyquiet, some- times disturbed, this enigmatic char- acter consistently disturbed his best friends, both male and female. He re- ceived our friendship, but remained aloof and individual. " Nickolaivitch " Sergeant (i) Crest Committee ii-S " Rnll, Conmittei (1-f) Pistol Expert. N GEORGE HANS MUELLER BURLEY, IDAHO Senatorial A cosmopolitan life before entering the Academy gained for George a deep perspective and thorough ap- preciation of responsibility. Ambi- tious and sincere, generous and con- siderate, he was the cheerful com- panion of everyone he met. A superior poise was evidenced by his tin-types frequently found in The Pointer and in Life. And recognition of his leader- ship was often accorded him by the Corps in the stadium. His elusive charm assured him an easy entrance into the most formal diplomatic circles or the gavest parties. " Geoigie " Color Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Swimming (4- -i) Cheer Leader (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2- fl Glee Club (■ -3-2-J) Pointer (2-i) Hundredth Ntgit Show Q4-3-1} Camera Club (Ji-l) Camp Illumination (i) Color Lines (4-3-i) Fishing Club (2-i). THOMAS HENRY MULLER WICHITA, KANSAS National Guard With a minimum of effort, a maximum of bridge, and the genial smile ot Lady Fortune, Tom has shown us how a " Kavdet " should live. Everywhere he went he took his carefree smile, his witty remarks, and his love tor a " bull session. " At hops girls wondered how he could move his feet so gracefully and talk so smoothly. On the lacrosse held opponents marvelled at his clever stick-handling and uncanny pivots. The " 1 " Company barracks will never again hear his ringing laughter, but their loss will be the Air Corps ' gain. " Lucky Tom " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Lacrosse [4-}-2-l ' ) Numerals Qf) Monogram (2) Company Howitzer Representative (■ -3) Fishing Club (i) Sijuash Club (i) Academic Coach (■ ) Pistol Marks- 195 WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON MULLIN TEXARKANA, TEXAS Congressional Blessed by an even temper and a ready smile, Moon went his four years here with little friction and much success. Witness his captain ' s stripes, the " pro femme " usually in his neighborhood, his good work on the football field, and his efforts as a " femme " in the famous Hundredth Night Jitterbug chorus. Though his branch is yet undecided, he will probably continue to have his usual good time as he moves ahead. " Moon " Corporal 0- ' Lieutenant (,1) Captain Q Football (4-3-2-1 ' ) Major ■■ A ' ■ (2-1 ' ) Track (4) Golf (3-2-1) Minor ■■ " (2-1) Hundredth Night Show (3-2-1) Chairman Class Election Committee (i) Pistol Mitrksman. ■ — Sm Bm DELBERT EARLE MUNSON COLUMBUS, GEORGIA At Large Almost anv afternoon you could find Muscles fingering his trumpet in what he fondly believed the Clyde McCoy manner. But because of his easy-going disposition, it wasn ' t hard to forgive his trumpet. He plaved a smooth harmonica, when coaxed, both on those after-taps excursions on maneu- vers and the Hundredth Night Show stage. When not wooing the Muse, Del was equally willing to explain how to become a super-man, prevent falling hair in 10 easy lessons, or join a " bull-session. " " Muscles " Sergiant (i) Hundredth Night Shew (2) Co or Lims (3) Pistol Sharpshooter. CORNELIUS ARTHUR MURPHY IROQUOIS, SOUTH DAKOTA Congressional Hailing from the West, Murph soon made known to West Point his Irish sense of humor and good-will. He took things as they came, doing every job well, and alwavs having time for extra companv activities, water tights, and last minute " B.S. " sessions. Gifted with an editorial hand and a generous imagination, Murph pounded out " poop-sheets " on everything from subwavs to " sink sergeants. " Having so manv accomplishments, including that of being a good roommate, Murph will go a long way in the service. " Murph " StrgtantCO Soccer (4 Pistol Marksman. EDWARD . LOYSIUS .MURPHY DENICIA, CALIFORNIA Senatorial Our earliest memorv of Murf is of a plebe convulsed with laughter at the antics of the Beast Detail. Clutching his sense of humor, he scurried through the Academy never more than one jump ahead in academics, but never too harried to entertain with his polished imitations. Abounding with ideas, he sought new solutions for each problem, and he enjoyed nothing so much as an argument on his meth- ods. Murf ' s originaiit ' amused and amazed us; his friendly grin won a place in our memory. " Miirj " Sergeant Ql ' ) Hundredth Night Show QVl). An introduction to the F.A. at Purdue inspired Murph to come to the " cradle of future generals. " Well prepared in technical subjects the only reason he didn ' t wear stars was that he was more interested in keeping them off other men ' s " B-robes. " He proved himself a master of " British Science " the moment he started on the subject of diesel engines. A tribute paid to this " fighting Irishman " from South Bend IS that he remained a staunch Hoosier throughout his four vears in the East. " Mi rph " Corporal (2) Sirgtant (J) Ttnnis (4 ) Track (2) Camera Club (i) Academic Coach (3-2-i). ARTHUR HAROLD NELSON BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Army Conscientious, almost to the point of being a " lile-boner " -that was .Art. He never particularly liked " the svstem, " but far be it from him to try to change It. He was proud of his successes, but grieved excessively when he didn ' t quite hit his mark. He kept carefully dusted and shmed a pair ot hop shoes well worn from dancing class and gave more than one fair lady a chance. Although his heart was in the Field Artillery, he sprouted wings after Mitchell. " Art " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Supply Sergeant (I) Lacrosse (4 " ) Fencing (■ ) Numerals (■ ) Howitzer Assistant ( -3-2) Circulation Manager (i) Academic Coach (2). ROY WILLARD NELSON, JR. SEATTLE, W. SHlNGTON Congressional This young man entered West Point with the greatest of good luck, and through four years of narrow escapes, he was thrown for but one severe loss. To Rov, Delatield was fine in the win- ter, and hikes were tive-day frolics. Always unaffected and natural, the " femmes " were drawn toward him, and vice versa. His efhciency and capability were evidenced by the stripes he wore. He chose Air Corps, where his uncanny luck is certain to be an advantage. " Nellie " Corporal O-i) Captain (l) Track {4- 1-1) Pistol Sharpshooter. HENRY HUDSON NORMAN HARDY, ARKANSAS Congressional Time IS truly an expendable entity to Hank, a true son of the South. In spite of his firm resolutions, the grip of Morpheus was nearly too strong every time he sat down with a text book. This proud rebel views scorn- fully all things northern, except our " femmes. " Forty-four " cons " during yearling summer camp for reports like " spots on duck-walk " and " lost on Constitution Island " held him back on the make-list for a year. But wit- ness his record with the T.D. there- after. Hank is sure to fit well in the Infantrv. " Hank " ROBINSON RILEY NORRIS CALHOUN FALLS, SOUTH CAROLINA Senatorial Robin was a constant quantity. His homespun philosophy, a fabric of real- ity and common sense, made him de- pendable, quiet, and slow to anger, yet a quick defender of truth. He was a conscientious worker, a thoughtful " wife, " a man ' s man, an athlete. Shy in the presence of women, he confined his social conversation to occasional pertinent remarks and a ready, broad smile which crinkled the corners of his eyes and won for him instant friend- ships. With moderation, helpfulness, and good humor as cargo, Robin ' s ship rides on even keel. " Robin " Sergeant (i) Track i4-3-2-l ' ) Monogram (2) Cross Country 0.-0 Honor Committee (1 . JOHN WILLIAM NOR ELL SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI At Large If one were to take Bill apart for analysis, one would [ind many forces, all combining to give the final product. Among the forces acting in Bill we can discern, as plainly as though in red, yellow, and blue chalk, friendliness, manliness, natural wit, good common sense, and a keen sense of humor, all coupled with a quiet reserve and a manly bearing. We may not long re- member our shear and moment curves but will always remember Bill. " Bill " Sergeant (i) Assistant Manager Lacrosse (3) Goat football iT) Howitzer Staff (i) Pointer (■ ) Camera Club (4-3-2-1 ' ) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (J) Battalion Sergeant Major 0 Baseball Qt-i-T) Soccer (J-Y) Numerals (J ' ) Manager Plebe Smoker (• ) Movie Representative CO Camera Club (4-h2-l). j THADDEUS MICHAEL NOSEK BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Natioiia! Guard Overcoming what to others would have been insurmountable obstacles, Thad came to us to demonstrate the qualities ot which a real man is made, namely; ambition, stubbornness of pur- pose, dependability, self-reliance, and sincerity. The possessor of a keen mind, he lost little time in establish- ing himself as an " engineer. " In athletics his only mistake was in at- taining a high degree of proficiency in many rather than concentrating on one. As to his future in the Army, we are certain he cannot miss making a name for himself. " Thad " Sirgeant (i) Basiball (3-2) Track {4} Boxini, (4) Catholic Chapel Choir (j ) Hou ' iKer Staff (7) Pistol Marksmat2. CHARLES C. NOTO SYRACUSE, NEW YORK Army Beast Barracks was a big " grind " for Chuck, and for four years his sense of humor rescued him from the more ex- acting demands o f West Point. A South American cruise on furlough brought out his latent " hopoid " in- stincts, but It did not raise his cap visor more than the regulation two fingers. He leavened his diligent study habits with occasional streaks of sheer rebellion. Imbued with a greatly con- scientious spirit of duty, he merits a place in the Army. " Chuck " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (4) Fencing (3) Engineer Football (2) Academic Coach (3) Camera Club (3-2) Fistol Marksman. JOHN ANDREW O ' BRIEN BUTTE, MONTANA Congressional Obie has taught us one important les- son — life is pleasant. Be it academics, " femmes, " or the T.D., nothing could erase his smileordimthe twinkle in his eye. A sunny, chipper Irishman, he reserved his blarney for the ears of his " drags ' ' and ever presented us with the undeniable truth that things could be worse. His sporadic periods of " file- boning " separated by his long rest periods netted him results which were the envy of every " goat " and the chagrin of every " engineer. " " Obie " Sergeant (i) Pistol Marksman. i m If you could imagine the map of Ire- land cracked by an infectious smile you would see O. B. Nothing, from teetering on the edge of academic abysses in every subject during plebe year to enduring the antics of the un- tamed steeds ot the local stable, altered his constant good humor. A nati e keenness of mind promised an elhcient career while an ability to make friends and get along with the world in general promised an equal success socially. " O.B. " Corpora (3-2) Sirgtatil (i) Lacrosse (jf) Fishsii Cliibir; Pistol Sharpshooter. CAREY LAW OBRYAN, JR. EARLSBORO, OKL. HO. I.A Senatorial Carey came to West Point, an experi- enced young man, possessing a college degree and an ability in many pro- fessional channels. With hut slight military preparation, he captured the West Point spirit completely, and ascended to high military and aca- demic rating. Not by gruelling labor did he obtain the honor, respect, and friends he held, but rather hv whole- some, well-developed )udgement. At his graduation, the loss to the Academy was equalled by his loss to the con- stant lassies at our hops, where O ' By was ever present, drag or stag. " O ' By " Corporal (3-2) Lieuttnant (7) Academic Coach O-l-O Football (4-3) Numerals (4) Basketball (■ -3) Engineer Football (2) Catholic Chapel Choir (4) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-i) Howitzer Repre- sentative (j- ' i-l-l ' ) Howitzer Staff (J) Fishing Club (i) Debating Society (4-3) Pistol Marksman. ROBERT FRANCIS ODONNELL NEW YORK, NEW YORK Congressional Rugged individualism, coupled with a delicate sense of tact, enabled Bob to complete his stay at the Military Academy with a minimum ot friction from the Tactical and academic De- partments. Bob cht)se to delve into the literar - life at the cost of remaining a " goat. " A writer of no mean ability, senior member of the stag line, a lady ' s man — true to them all, an all- round athlete. Bob was a good man to have on vour side no matter what the game might be. " Boh " Sergeant (J) Wrestling (4-2-i) Minor " A " (i) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i) Honor Committee (i) Howitzer (2-1} Sports Editor (i) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. 200 - ■ MELMLLE OFFERS WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND Senatorial Mel came to West Point with three definite aims — to wear stripes, win a maior " A, " and become an officer inthe Air Corps. Dv virtue of hard work in summer camp, he gained a position on the Regimental Staff; by excelling as a hurdler he gained his second goal, a ma I or " A. " Although he never became absolute master of a slip-stick, gradua- tion put him well on the road to be- coming master of a joy stick and pos- session of his last and most important goal — wings! " Mel " Corporal (3-2) Ree imental Supply Strgtanr (i) Lacrosst i4-3} Numerals (4 Track (2-1} Major " ( " (2) Monogram (2) Wattr Carnival (J) Cadit Chapil Ushrr (7) Pistol Sharpshoottr. CHARLES EUGENE OGLESBY AURORA, MISSOURI Congressional Our idea of a soldier ' s soldier, Chuck lived up to the letter and the spirit of the highest ideals of the Academy. Always " spoony, " he shined his shoes not to please the Tactical Department, but to satisfy an exacting conscience. To the world at large Chuck presented a picture of perfect conservatism. To his intimates he displayed a native wit and humour which balanced well his sober mien. His smile charmed us, his bearing impressed us. We were glad that he joined the class of ' 40. " Chuck " Color Corporal (3) Corporal (2) Lieutenant (J) Battalion Supply Officer (i) Swimrning (3) Pistol Marksman. JOHN ANDREW O ' KEEFE LOS ANGELES, TEXAS Congressional Honest John, steadiest army rope- climber, came to West Point handi- capped by Fort Scott " spec. " Speedily developing into an asset, a lover of hot music and young ladies with auto- mobiles, Johnny somehow managed to pay off in full his debt to the T.D. He " understood the stuff " the Academic Board threw at him, and hung on to his miniature through four years. He was the thick-and-thin type of friend, the frictionless roommate, the man who believed in doing nothing half- way. ' ' Honest John ' ' Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Gymnastics (J-i-l-l " ) Numerals ( ) Major " A " (3) Minor " A " (i) Pistol Marksman, i p PAUL FRANCIS O ' NEIL NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cot2gressional P.O.N, paddled in from the Heights of Rose Hill (Fordham) with the rest of us uninitiated. However, it wasn ' t long before he was commonly called " Spoony, " and although the " make " list missed him yearling year the T.D. corrected its error second and first class years. The Bronx accent cost him his stars plebe and yearling years, but he won them second class year. He being an all-around soldier tactically, academically, athletically, and so- cially. West Point graduates a fine ex- ample of what it seeks to develop. " Paddles " LEONARD MILTON ORMAN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNI. Army Although, like all runts and Cali- fornians, Lenny appeared cocky at first glance, he was scarcely ever surly after breakfast. He was a man of many parts; " poop-sheet " collecting, circulation work, vitriolic and sentimental poems, and tireless plugging on " B " Squad were all productsof Lenny ' s versatility. Having a weakness for an Irish smile, he ran the gauntlet from " cold maxes " to wonderful personalities in his many " drags. " In short, Lenny enjoyed his life to the fullest even under the Blue Book. " Lenny " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Soccer (4-3-2-1 ' ) Numerals W Boxing ( ) Pointer (,4-3-2 ' ) Pointer Board (1) Howitzer Photographer (I) Academic Coach (3-2) Pistol Marksman. JAMES LAWSON ORR SANDERSVILLE, GEORGIA Niittonal Guard " MisterOrr, Georgia, suh " announced his arrival. And with an open eager- ness he quickly adapted himself to the life at West Point. Efficient, depend- able, and conscientious in both aca- demics and " La Vie Militaire, " he made a sure place in our midst. Con- noisseur of pipes, lover of horses, and staunch defender of the beauty of Southern belles, jimmy nevertheless enjoyed himself most while besting another cadet in their three-year ten- nis duel. Pet hate: Yankee weather. Even at its best, it was always " too d — n cold ! " " ' Jimmy Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (I) Dialectic Society (4) Company Pointer Representative (3) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3). Corporal (2) Captain (1) Stars (2) Swimming (4-3-2-1) Minor " A " (3-2-1) Hop Committee (2-1). RALPH ANDERSON OSBORN, JR. CULVER, INDIANA Concessional Carrying a " rah-rah " Northwestern complex into his first two years, Ozz dazzled the " femmes " and in turn was dazzled by the academic departments. This happy routine was disrupted by the little word, " yes, " from Greg. From then on he evaded the women and " boned many files " towards the Cavalry. A bedraggled red comforter and loosened plaster displayed his fondness for sittin ' and shoutin ' . His suave and cultured manner made itself apparent not only at hops but also in barracks. Ozz was always the gentle- man. " OzX ' FREDERIC WATSON OSETH MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA At Large A knee injury cut short Stub ' s athletic career. Thus, the Dialectic Society gained a master constructor. For him no stage setting was an impossibility — not even Kissing Rock. His depend- ability and sincerity won him the respect and affection of his classmates. He never refused academic assistance to a " goat. " His thoroughness finally gained the attention of the Tactical Department — after three years as a " buck. " The Army gave West Point a " brat " and receives in turn an officer of whom it may well be proud. " Stub " HERBERT EDWARD PACE, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. At Large Herbert was a misanthrope who be- lieved in studying lessons, hazing his roommate, and writing daily letters to a young lady. This last habit, a sad slip from the practices of a true bache- lor, was caught on furlough while away from the sheltering influences of U.S.M.A. As a result, a wager was made which will leave someone ten dollars poorer in June 1941 than he might otherwise have been. It seems certain Herb won ' t get his hands on that " tenner " even if it is paid. " Herby " Corporal (3-2) First Sergeant (J) Cadrt Chapel Choir (J " ) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Football (4) Basketball (4) Track {4} Hundredth Night Show (3) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant Q) Lieutenant (i) Soccer ( ) Dialectic Society (3-2) Camp Illumination Committee (i) Honor Committee (i) Sunday School Teacher (2-i). 203 ' l. m ' ■ DA ID STUART PARKER SAN ANTONIO, TliXAS Senatorial " Quiet— he ' s asleep. " Hud, tor all his countless activities, his committees, and his hobbies, had an Achilles heel. He got awfully tired. But he got tired all at once, with no waste motion . . . very probably after selling you this Howitzer. Sportsman, clubman, and iiKur.ihle romancer, Bud ignored the four gray walls with aplomb. And, may his name be praised, his friends were mostly " goats. " " Bud " Strgiatit (0 Stars (3-2-i) Hockn fj-} ' ) Golf (4 ' ) Honor Committee (i) Hou ' it: er Ktpresetitattve (3-2- i) Lecture Committee (i) Camera Club (J) Pistol Sharpshooter. MAURICE EARLE PARKER PRINCETON, ILLINOIS Congress iinial Moss-Haid was known for his affa- bility, his individualism, and his ex- traordinary amount of good sense. Emerging from the trials of plebe year with great good nature, despite the shattering bv an early injury of the promise of an athletic career, he went on to enjoy West Point. His tempered light-heartedness and his ac- ceptance of friendships on a " give and take " basis won for him a high place in our estimation. " Moss-Ha d " Sergeanti l) Football (4-1-1) Board of Governors (_1) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Expert Rifle Sharpshooter. SAMUEL MERRICK PATTEN DERRY, NEW HAMPSHIRE Congressional Sam — gentleman, soldier, scholar; a square jaw and straight back built from a puritanical foundation deep in the rocks of New Hampshire. From meticulous plebe, yearling, and " cow " years, came his reward for a beast detail duty well done. Were all our texts still written in " Frog, " Sam would have worn stars. His jaw is as firmly squared with academics as with the hills of cross-country or the dis- tances at track. Red proved a bitter color once before, hut the " Field " will reward Sam ' s immutable pa- tience and " case-hardened " principles. " Sam " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Battalion Supply Officer (i) Track (■ -3-2-i) Cross Country (J-i-l-l) Boxing (4) Numerals ( ) Huniirejth Night Show (3-2-;) Academic Coach (3-2-J). 204 J MICHAEL PAULICK PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA Coiitj ' essioihil Coming from the Army, Mike had the necessary background for a successful career at West Point, and the deter- mination to get from West Point a foundation for a life in the Army as an officer. He profited from his studies, but the chief reward of his cadet days was his experience as editor of the Howitzer. Conscientious, industrious, and affable, he will become a responsi- ble subordinate and a capable leader. Among his claims to fame from his West Point days was his plentiful sup- ply of " 3.0 drags. " " Mike " Serjeant (i) Footba I ( ) Assistant Manager Base- ball (3) Wrestling Club ( -3) Wrestling (2) Howitzer (2-1) Edttor-in-Chief (i) Electrical Crew Hundredth Night Show (4-3). " Show me a piece of ' poop ' I can ' t ' spec ' ! " That ' s been the " I " Com- pany ' s ace " specoid ' s " war cry since plebe year. But, it wasn ' t all work and no play for Howie — far from it. He would cut at the hop, sing the loudest at those " I " Company " Coke and Cigar " parties at the Boodlers, or be the first to suggest a jet-oil " drag- ging. " A loyal friend, he hopes to win his bars in the Corps of En- gineers. Mav he win them and — good luck, Howie. " Howie " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (J) Battalion Adjutant CO Baseball (4) Golf (i-l-l ' ) Minor ' ' A ' ' (l-l) Golf Manager (i) Hundredth Night Show (4} Dialectic Society Program (2) Dialectic Society Editor (} ) Pointer (4) Howitzer (4-3) Engineer Football (2) Pistol Marksman. MANLEY CALBRAITH PERRY AURORA, ILLINOIS Cotiq ressional " Super-dragoid " of " H " Company, Manley has shown us how life should be lived, how to make the most of each moment. A firm believer in start- ing each day with a song and a smile, he has helped immeasurably to make our life brighter and more pleasant. Fortunate in being able to do his job quickly, thoroughly, and efficiently, Manley was always happy to help those in need of aid. A paragon of helpfulness and cheerfulness, he will forever be remembered by us as a true gentleman and friend. " Poopsheet " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Pointer (4 Howitzji (i) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-i) Camp Illumina- tion (3) Pistol Marksman. r HOWARD LEU ' IS PETER ALLHNTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional For four long years Pete took a beating from the T.D., the A.B., and his " wives, " but always he came back with that ever present smile and ques- tion. Reader of magazines, player of football, lover of French, receiver of demerits, hater of studies, rider of horses; he was good company any- where, anytime. With a hankering for medicine he was always up and doing anything but studying. Pete always performs the hardest of tasks. " Pete " SAMUEL RICHARD PETERSON PLENTYWOOD, MONTANA Sencitoruil Pete left his Montana homestead with a practical knowledge of politics and a deck of cards. With these he met everv situation, successfully keeping himself in a lower bunk and off of the dutv rosters. A knowledge of what he wanted and the ability to get it gave him stars, lieutenant ' s " stripes, " and made him art editor of the Howitzer. An exception to the rule " lucky at cards, unlucky at love, " he reported to his first post as a lieutenant of En- gineers with a wife. ' Pete Corporal (3-2) First Strgtant (i) Lttuttnant (J) Stars (J-f) Football Stattst!cia»(,4-i-2-l ' ) Howit tr Art Editorial ' ). ROBERT CARTER PFEIL WINDSOR, VER.MONT At Liirge " A Pfeil ' s a hie, " and a mighty " spoony " hie, too. Bob always did what was required of him, and he always succeeded with a smile. He in- variably worked engineering problems for us. He will probably continue to solve problems as successfully in the Engineers. He commanded the respect of officers and enlisted personnel while being instructed, just as he received the admiration of classmates and un- derclassmen with his stars and stripes. " Bob " Corporal (3-2) Lituttnant (i) Stars (2) Howit tr (,4-3-2-1) Pointer ( ) Dialectic Society (• -3-2-i) Dtpartmnit HtadiT). Sergeant (i) Goat Football (2) Cadet Chapil Cho. (,4-3-2-0 Gl " Cluh (4-3} Pistol Sharpshooter. PAUL DAVID PHILLIPS DENVER, COLORADO Senatorial " Roll that horrible sway out, Ducrot " were the familiar words to Phipes in Beast Barracks. But in the sand ring he restored this same sway. Mean- while Phipes led a varied life. Al- though not a member of any athletic team, he was an outstanding company athlete as can be verified by the double A ' s after every " inter-murder " sport. A spasmodic " hle-boner, " Phipes " boned " stars one month and then re- turned to enjoying life with fiction and " dragging " the next. " Phipes " Sergeant (i) Concert Orchestra (1) Fhhmg Club (2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOHN JOSEPH PIDGEON BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Congressional Pidge came to the Point from Brook- lyn, and the e nd of four years found him as rabid a " Dodger " fan as ever. Despite being a confirmed bachelor his uncanny attraction for blonds troubled him. No one accused him of " file- boning, " and in his daily war with the academic departments his studies were a minimum. His calm efliciency and indifference to worry or trouble made him many friends. " Pidge " Sergeant (i) Chess Club {4-3). HOBART BURNSIDE PILLSBURY MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE Senatorial Having spent two years at the Uni- versity of New Hampshire, Hobie was well prepared for academic work. With riding instructors and Charlie contributing, he took more razzing than many other men in the Corps, but he adopted the motto, " Grin and bear it. " The storms of summer camp for a supply sergeant with its mass of " poop-sheets " made him adroit at handling any job as long as a " poop- sheet " was available. From his man- aging the boxing team we all remem- ber his saying, " And in this corner-r-r we have — . " " Hobie " Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (7) Boxing(4) Manager 0-2-1 ' ) Board of Governors 0)- V — i 207 y JAMES HAROLD PITMAN ATCO, NEW JliRSHY Con ressioihil Dun Hi; the dark Jreary Jays of Beast Barracks we first recognized qualities in Pit that we admired. Then as now, Pit showed himself as diligent, re- sourceful, and capable of handling any situation. His previous military ex- perience was generously used to aid his less fortunate friends in the trials of plebe life. Although leery of women Pit recognized the true thing and eventually capitulated. Through four years of contact we learned that Pit was a true friend with whom we would all like to serve. " Pit " Corporal C3-2) Liiutcnant (i) Hockey ( -3-2) Socar Manager (3-2-i) Minor " A " (i) Cadtt Chapel Choir (J- ' i-l-l ' ) Glee Club 0-1-0 Camp Illumination Committee (i) Hundredth Night Show (3-2) Color Lines (3-7) Pistol Marksman. JAMES ARTHUR PLANT LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA Congressional James A., known variously as Mother, Low C. G., and No Bolt, and boasting ot none less than live " wives, " was our problem child. Another Cali- fornian with a boundless faith in his native state, a faith not even earth- quakes nor floods could shake. Coming from Fort Scott as an honor student, West Point was another stepping stone to his great ambition to become a General in the Engineers. While primarily a student, this one always found time for " dragging " — usually someone else ' s " O.A.O. " " fiinmy " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Eni tneer Football (2) Debating Society (i) Catholic Chapel Choir (3-2-i) Glee Club {l-V). EDWARD THOMAS PODUFALY BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT Congressional Ed ' s troubles began earlv plebe vear when it leaked out that he had come off with a " cold " 15-0 in the weekly fight for tenths. Branded a " hive " from the outset, " Ask Pod " became the slogan of " goats ' " who sought enlightenment. However, his most famous victories were not all won in the section room for always a good two-miler, he proved unbeatable when ever Navy was in the same race. " Pod " Corporal 0-0 Supply Sergeant if) Stan {4} Track ( -3-2-i) Major- -A " 0-2-0 Cross Country {4-Z-l-O Numerals (4) Swimming ( -3-2) Monogram (3) Academic Coach (3-2) Election Committee (4-i-l-O- 208 ;% WILLIAM LYON PORTE WASHINGTON, D. C. Senatorial Our knight without armor; Licking anv desire to " bone " stars or the re- motest inclination to " go D, " he phived calculus out to the last white chip, snaring a few tenths in the draw. Plaving the game the four long vears. Bill cashed in for crossed muskets, bars, and a bride. We misused him, abused him, still always our friend. In the mud to his knees in the thick of the frav he ' ll sort of grin at the troops and hold out his hand, " Let ' s not stay out in the rain. " " Bill " Scrgtain (i) Go t Football (1) Caila Chaptl Ch (4-} ' ) Glee Club (3-2-i) Hundredth Night (3-2) Pistol Club iX) Pistol Marksman. BRADLEY FOOTE PRANN MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT Senatorial West Point turned out to be a strange place to B-Foot who entered with but one object in view, to get a pair of wings. However, after surmounting the difhculties of plebe vear he was thoroughly on to " the svsrem " and what ' s more, he maintained the spooni- est pair of shoes in the company. Naturally intelligent, he could knock down a 2.8 with the barest amount of study. His extreme tolerance and gen- erosity made him an ideal roommate. " B-Foot " Sergeant (1) Rtng Committee (4-3-2-f) Howitzer 0 " : Squash Club 0) Pistol Marksman. ' JOHN FINZER PRESNELL, JR. PORTLAND, MAINE Senatorial Being a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Bowdoin College, Johnnie experienced no difhculties with the academic de- partments. Always an energetic worker, he played plebe and " engineer " football, and helped reorganize the wrestling squad. Johnnie ' s " All right, you are at attention, " kept many of us out of trouble, especially his " goat wife. " With Spring the inevitable feminine touch penetrated our " fat " John ' s stern military heart. His weak- ness was woman, for no hop was com- plete without John and his hop man- ager ' s sash. " Johnnie " Corporal (3-2) Captain (i) Regimental Commander (i) Stars i4-yi-l ' ) Football (J " ) Wrestling ( 4-1-2) Manager (i) Engineer Football (2) Hop Committee (4-3-2) Chairman (i) Chairman Board of Gov (i) Honor Committee if). THOMAS DL; ALL QUAID liNID, OKLAHOMA Coiigressiouiil The Chief hailed from Indian Territory (Oklahoma, to you) and it was only after he received his B.A. degree at Phillips University that he consented to leave the plains to become a plebe. His natural instinct helped him elude the T.D. with the minimum of effort. To him tactics, drills, and parades were useless. But academics were a different story. He was always near stars and would coach anyone any- time. The Chief intends to pitch his wigwam on our Engineer posts. ■ -Chief ROBERT CHARLES RALEIGH PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional Bob was a big man, a quiet man, and an intelligent man. Good breeding showed itself in his even temper and his way of sensibly using his spare time. A furlough vacation in Europe with his movie camera found Bob with his eyes wide open absorbing the continent. He argued beautifully, like all Pennsylvanians, and knew when to be lackadaisical. Especially well coordinated physically, he was one of our most versatile athletes. Winter was his favorite season and the snow found him waxing up his skis. " Bob " Corporal (3) Strgeant (i) Football Qf) Lacrosst (,4-i ' ) Soccer C3-2-i) Minor •A (3-2-i) Track (2-i) Numerals (,4} Monogram (2) Ski Club (,4-3-2-1). JAMES HOLLAND STEPHEN RASMUSSEN PHOEBUS, VIRGINIA At Large Arriving with a sunnv smile and an excess of energy, two years in the regulars behind him, Jimmie imme- diately acquired the title of the com- pany ' s " spoony file. " The disapp roval of his classmates did not lessen his love for " boodle, " jitterbug music, and flashy clothes. But his willingness to coach " engineer " or " goat " and to give the final push to an " inter- murder " team gained the favor of cadets and T.D. alike. Razzy ' s cheery greeting made for him one of the widest circles of acquaintances in the Academy. " Ru ' ;:xy " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Lacrosse (2) Suimming (4) Camp Illumination Committee CO Pistol Marksman, Sergeant (T). K Xx KARL TWEETON RAUK TAYLOR, WISCONSIN Seiuitorial Presenting a little blond-headed Nor- wegian from Wisconsin. Bud never seemed to worry about studies until time for the reviews, because he was too interested m making this a better place in which to live by his cheerful friendly actions. Never did he let any- thing or anyone dominate his high spirits, and after four years he was called anything from Olga or Swede, to Jug ' aid by his many friends. For him the future holds much in store. " Bud- ' Corporal O-i} Sergeant Q) Pistol Marksman. PAUL SORG REINECKE, JR. PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA Concessional Entering with a firm determination to graduate from West Point, Paul never lost sight of his objective. He counted among his greatest difficulties aca- demics and " femmes, " but he finally went " pro " in both. In direct contrast to these difficulties was the ease with which his good nature won him firm friends in the Corps. His witty man- ner of parrying the numerous jibes directed at his receding hairline, and his brilliant counter-thrusts provided his classmates with amusement and himself with the last word. " VS. " Ser leant (i) Manager Goat Football (2) Pistol Sharpshooter. 211 RAYMOND RENOLA PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND Congressional As an ex-coUege man Ray found the plebe system distasteful, but his re- sponsibilities in Beast Barracks con- vinced him of Its necessity. A language expert he devoted most of his spare time to helping the uncomprehending. He was the Babe Ruth of the baseball team, and to keep in shape he made the positions of the soccer " big shots " un- predictable. Always the champion of the depressed, he displayed the qual- ities of understanding and aggressive- ness that should make him invaluable to " this man ' s Army. " " Kay " Corporal (3-2) Supply Sergeant (J) Lieutenant (i) Football W Soccer (2-i) Baseball 0-3-2-i) Numerals (4) Monogram (2) Basketball Manager (i) Engineer Football (2) Academic Coach ( -3-2-J). IHT: ROWl.AND H. RENWANZ i;nti:ki risi;, Kansas Contfessional In tour years he changed little. Con- stant in his devotion to a pipe-smok- ing, meditative lite, he was indepen- dent and quietly industrious, not seek- ing to impress others. For him an evening or afternoon spent tishing or skating furnished an enduring enjoy- ment exceeding the scintillations of a hop or cafe society a la Grant Hall. .■ cute perception and a desire to do things correctly made his work here enjoyable in all ways. " Junior " Corporal (3) Sirgtant (7) Fishing Club. ALBERT PARK RICHARDS MEXICO, MAINE Coiiff ' essiotial Acadeinicalh ' , his lower limit resulted in a nice, |uicv star (on his bathrobe). However, it was not strange to see him rubbing elbows with the " hives " — he was versatile. If he was not looking with admiration into the eves ot a horse, he was tramping over the Plain with a bag of golt clubs. It he was not dashing around a tennis court with a swinging racket, he was seated, a pen in one hand and a pipe in the other. " Rich " Corporal (3-2) Strgiant (7) Goat Football (2) HowitZ ' r (4) Fishing Club Pistol Sharpshooter. JAMES McLAURIN RIDGELL, JR. GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA Con fire s.uoti ell West Point took Jim out ot the South, but couldn ' t take the South out of Jim, for he remained the same drawl- ing, devil-may-care Johnny Reb after four long years. He showed us that he could do anything he put his heart to, for from the lowliest " goat " he rose to the ranks of the " engineers " when interested. " Intermurder " sports found him a hard tighter and team man. An inveterate " draggoid " Jim had taste and variety in " femmes, " and also an eye for " boodle. " " Jim " Sergeant (7) Baseball (4) Humlrtdth Night Show (■ -3) Camp lllummation i4j Color Lines ( -3). 212 MX?1 I HARMON PORTER RIMMER SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA Congressional He came from California, acquired a coat of tan, played a great game of bridge, jilted the T.D., and never missed a fiop — that was Harm. He liked the Army but didn ' t let it worry him, for he always had ideas of his own. Harm was a stickler for plans, did everything systematically, and could get more out of a two-day week- end than any two cadets. A swell, easy-going, dependable guy, he found his place in the Army without diffi- culty. Yes, life began at forty for Harm— 1940. " Harm " Strgiant {_! ' ) FishingClub (J) Rifle Club 0 ' ) Pi " ol Sharpshooter. SALVO RIZZA JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA Senatorial Rizz — true Yankee — easy to talk to, intense backer and " cheerer-on " of Army teams was always ready to back his support by a colorful " B.S. " session on the merit of athletics the Army way. Never one to be caught indoors when the sun was shining, distinctly not a " boner of files, " Rizz yet managed to come out ahead on the " tenth sheet. " With two years of " G.I. " service to his credit and an in- terest in things new he left us well on his way. " Kiz.Z ' Sergeant (i) Cadet Chapel Choir {_4-i-2-l ' ) Pointer (■ -3-2) Piitol Sharpshooter. JOHN KERR ROBERTS, JR. SOMERS POINT, NEW JERSEY Congressional Jake came to us via the Army and grumbled his way through four cheer- ful years. He was famous for writing daily a four page letter, which, after three years of practice, he turned out in seven minutes. He cut a colorful figure first class summer as a final fling before meekly donning the double harness. His smile and willingness to work made him a popular and effi- cient cadet. " Jake " Serif ant CO Track (4) Cross Country (J) Numerals ( ) Athletic Representative (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. 0 AL HALE ROBINSON CHILDRESS, TEXAS Congressional Rohbic knew what the Army was all about before he came here. Efficient, punctual, and smooth-running as a good watch, Robbie was " spoony " to a fault. When he " dragged " he " dragged pro, " and besides worrying about his own class standing, he found time to boost his " goaty " friends. The last three years saw him working beaver-like behind the scenes of the Hundredth Night Show. And finally, what higher praise can we give than this: he was easy to live with. " Kobh ' ie " f 4 v ♦ r WILLIAM HAR EY ROEDY .ATLANTIC CITV, NEW JERSEY Congressional The classic phrase " Are you ' se from New Joisey? " originated with this curlv-haired, broad-shouldered beach- comber from Atlantic City. A good athlete, a superior scholar (what a " specoid! " ), and a strong, virile per- sonalitv all combined gave us a man who promised to go far in any branch of the Service. Tlie Air Corps psy- chologist said he was stable, confident, aggressive, alert, and energetic, but personally we know he was always lazv and " boodle " hungry. " Han " Corponil O-i) LiiutciMt (7) Track (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Numrr.i s(4 ' j Major ' ■ A " (,2-1) Engineer Football (2 Piitol Marksman. RALI H .MORRIS ROGERS CINCINNATI, OHIO Congressional Even after our Babe had risen from the dust with the brand of the Terrible Ten upon him, the " Tac " one morning asked, " Mr. Rogers, are you a third classman? " Like the silent water, his unremarkable exterior covers remark- able depths. A aitre des langues, crt)oner of sweet songs, gentle sw ain, he could vet hold the floor at Shimko ' s. When we hear Gabriel ' s polka we ' ll think of our hard-riding, light-stepping Babe, and his favorite theme, " Where in IS that mail-dragger? " " Babe " Strgtant (I) Board of Governors (1) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-i-2) Glee Club (4-3-2-1) Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (1) Fencing (3) Mono- gram (3) Crest Committee (4) King Committee (3-2- i) Hundredth Night Show (2) Pistol Marksman. i FRANCIS MICHAEL ROONEY CENTRAL FALLS, RHODE ISLAND Congressional Gentlemen, we give you Francis Michael Roonev whom we believe to be the only man who has successfully fulfilled the second of the missions of the Academy, " reasoning to a logical conclusion. " Frangois never voices an opinion unless asked, and if you, by chance, do ask his opinion, never dispute it because invariably he will have irrefutable arguments with which to defend himself. Extremely " spoony, " disdainful of " specing, " and, in spite of all the new regulations, ungilded by the T.D., Frangois re- mained one of the few " men " left in the Corps . ' ' Frangois ' ' Football GrjJt Detail (2) Pistol Marksma,,. ALAN GREENE RORICK ADRIAN, MICHIGAN Congressional Button was one of the few who en- tered West Point straight from high school. Diligent work, however, made up for any lack of experience; in fact, brought him near the top in tactics, academics, athletics, and extra-cur- ricular activities. His fencing could be taken as typical. With no more ex- perience than we all got plebe year he became one of Army ' s best saber men, and, incidentally, team captain. He made sure to get everything West Point could offer. " Button " Corporal 0-2 ' ) Supply Sergeant (1) Fe 7ctngi4-}-2-l ' ) Numera j i4) Minor ' ■ A " 0-2) Major ' ' A ' ' Ql} Captain (T) Howitzer (2-1) AJvertistn Manager (i) Pistol Marksman. 215 " MELVIN HERBERT ROSEN GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional Mel came to " USmay " from Massa- chusetts. He started as a " buck " and carried on the good work for three years. These vears were spent in dreams of the day when he would be- come an indifferent first class " buck. " However, on that fateful day when the " make list " was published, his cas- tles in Spain tumbled — he was made a sergeant along with the rest of the " bucks. " He hasn ' t been the same since. Mel never searched after glory or responsibility, but when it came he handled it well. ' J b " Sergeant 0) Ktfle Cl:,h ij) Pistol Club ij) Squash Club 0-2-1) Pistol Marksman. ¥ r RALPH NEWLIN ROSS XARDERTH, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional Ralph weathered four years of West Point " storms " with undisturbed com- posure; classroom, drill field, and hop floor saw him display an unruffled, re- laxed poise. His natural physical co- ordination made him outstanding in football, basketball and track. Un- fortunately, the academic departments left him only enough time to break the Academy pole vault record and rate as a likely Olympic aspirant. Although no star man, Ralph possessed his full share of hard common sense, justly recognized by the Tactical Depart- ment. Likeable, confident, thorough, Newl qualified with the best. • ' Newl " Corforal (3) Supply Sergtant (i) FoDtball (j " ) Numerals 0) Basketball (•f-3-2) Track (4-3-2 ' ) Numerals ( i) Ma or " l " (3-2). JOSEPH WILLLAM RUEBEL ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA CoiJi ressioiial His usual remark after parade, " One more, one less, " accurately portrays the Raid Haid ' s philosophy. A photo- graphic memory having early elimi- nated necessity for study, Joe lapsed easily into fiction and music, and occa- sional fits of sketching. But external lackadaisicalness here screened a char- acter of stability, patience and sheer courage. Through an uncertain year on crutches his smile and ready wit never dimmed — nor did his soldiering qual- ities lag. Frankness, tolerance, and loyalty added in stamping Joe as ideal officer material, and insured to him a successful Army career. " Kdid Haid " AUSTIN JAMES RUSSELL MONETT, MISSOURI National Guard The academic and Tactical Depart- ments never bothered Russ except to give him stars and stripes, but the Medical Detachment adopted him as its problem child. First class summer saw him resting uncomfortably, paint- ed and bandaged in a vain attempt to conquer poison ivy, while his class- mates built bridges and fired shrapnel. Colder weather returned him to ranks, ready to establish his reputation as a bridge and billiard expert, and ready to defend the Cardinals against all Dodger fans. Graduation found him ready to " construct a bridge " for the Corps of Engineers. " Russ " Sergeant {Tj Ctimp lllumitiation (1-1) Color Lines (3) Hundredth Night Show (1). Corporal (3-2) Captain (7) Battalion Commander (i) Stars (l) Basketball (4) Lacrosse (4-} ' ) Pistol Expert. iL •VOS " CLAYTON ALLEN RUST SEATTLE, WASHINGTON Congressioihil What a " hive! " Many was the night Clayt sat on his red comforter-padded chair digesting magazines while the rest of us labored over our studies, yet the number of 3-0 ' s he received was amazing! His ambition was achieved second class year when he received stars. But though he wanted stars badly, he didn ' t let this prevent his putting in many hours of coaching. Four years of living with him was fun, even if he did bid on " voids! " " Clayt " Corporal (3-2) Sirgtant (i) Stars (2) Gymnastics (f) Camera Club (j) Academic Coach (i) Pistol Mjtrksman. GRAHAM CHARLES SANFORD CARSON CITY, NEVADA Senatorial Excepting hops, Cy witnessed cadet life in all its forms. As an athlete he Starred on the company " intermurder " championship football team, and later became captain of the " goat " football team. From this last activity you can judge his stand on academics. Twice the " Frog " Department doubted his genius, but Cy came out of the battle unscathed. At the hands of the Tactical Department he became a " sluggoid " yearling year, but in the end he wore sergeant ' s stripes. " Cy " Sergeant iX). IVAN SATTEM ESCANABA, MICHIGAN Congressional Mistakenly dubbed " the Solid Citi- zen " because of his solemn face and high accomplishments, Ive possessed, in reality, a natural wit and lively sense of humor. His " engineer ' s " in- tellect, coupled with a clear percep- tion of a " goat ' s " difficulties, made him a matchless coach in mathematics. From " B " Squad obscurity Ive rose to be " Sattem of Army, " the kick-off artist. Escanaba ' s favorite son, a good soft- ball pitcher, was a real " wife. " To him a grateful Texan gave the highest pos- sible honor, " Ive, you ' re almost like a Texan. " " Ive " . fj " tei Corporal (3-2) First Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Football (J-2-T) Monogram (2) Basketball («) Academic Coach (J) Pistol Sharpshooter. ■ y i ,j WILLIAM WHITL SAUNDERS ONEIDA, NEW YORK Congressional Bill was a " tive year man " who came face to face with the " inner workings and hidden mechanisms " of the aca- demic departments, and understood them with the aid of " poopsheets. " The red comforter was not made for Bill, for he was active in sports and vivacious in manner. He danced his way into feminine hearts, and danced out again. Bill was frank, witty, de- pendable, and took his career seriously. He made his debut first class year as mule rider on Poncho. " Bill " FREDERICK ANTHONY SCHMALTZ LANCASTER, NEW YORK Congressional Fritz, the man with " the nice arms, " was the first one in our class to enter Beast Barracks. From then on he was first with many novel ideas, some of which were not in exact agreement with the T.D. ' s policies. Les Affaires d ' Hudson Day Liner, ten saddle cinches, and a mile of telephone wire were only a few of Fritz ' s exploits we will remember. His attitude towards academics and " demos " was always a source of horror to the " runts. " Cer- tainly he added to our pleasure con- siderably. " Fntz " Strgemit (i) Track (_4) Lacrosse (3) Boxing (2-i) Catholic Chapel Choir C- -3-2-i) Glee Club (J) Hun- dredth Night Show CO Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. LESTER FRANK SCHOCKNER CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY Congressional Les ' middle n.inic was work. It took work for him to get into West Point and even more work to become an " engineer " after a slow start as a " goat. " Quiet and unassuming he spoke only when he was convinced, and then he was generally right. A victim of " inter murder " he spent a large part of second class year in the hospital. His " pet peeve " was women; his pet love, the Field .Artillery; his greatest claim to fame— why, haven ' t vou heard of the " F " Company Hank- er? " i- " " Sergeant ( l) Hockey ( 4 ' ) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant (i) Baseball ( ) Goat Football (2) Mule Ridtr (i) Fishing Club (2- ) Camp Illumination (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. VIRGIL ALVIN SCHWAB HOOPER, NEBRASKA Coiigressioihil A Westerner by birth and conviction, ' irgie found his escape trom the cramped East in songs which remain a vivid memory to those who heard them. His athletic ability he exploited for his personal enjoyment rather than for that of the crowds. While on leave, his recreational tastes conformed to the tastes of his Germanic ancestry. No ardent scholar, yet comparatively high-ranking, his most typical pose was with his feet on his desk perusing the " Hooper Sentinel " of which he was a devoted reader. " Virgie " Srrgeant (i) Skeet Rtpresintative (i) Rifle Club (3) Ptstol Sharpshooter. THOMAS HENDERSON SCOTT, JR. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON Senatorial In the phantasmagoria of retrospect should we behold our stay within these walls as an olympiad of storm, then truly is Finzi the salient " Gibral- tar " of stability. Above the lightening bolts of adversity, the thunder-claps of misfortune, the torrential rains of sorrow, and the cyclonic winds of tactical fury is reared the noble and defiant brow of Scott, " bloody but un- bowed. " But through the facet of memory ' s glass, " Gibraltar " dissolves into — what? The Kissing Rock, and we vie in our affections for Finzi. " FhiZ ' " Serjeant (i) Catholic Chapel Choir (■ -3). 119 s WENDELL BURLEY SELL ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA National Guard Take a man, a big man with a love for peace and quiet and keep him irritated. Endow him with a superior intelli- gence and then make him follow others. Make his clothes just a little small for him so that he ceaselessly strains at their seams, and you produce a Wendell Sell. So he departed after four years of frustration never having descended into the haven of cynicism, his massive frame lumbering along a road never of his own choosing. He found his peace somewhere beyond the gray walls. " Wendy " Corporal (X) Sergeant {0 Chess Club (2-1 ' ). Hk : i RICHARD ALEXANDER SHAGRIN CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OHIO Congressional The Greeks may have had a word for it, but Shaggy has a pun for it. This characteristic was typical of his life at the Point. No matter what the occa- sion, nothing daunted him, for he al- ways had a ready answer. Shaggy is not averse to extolling his own vir- tues and is also a never-failing source of amazement when he demonstrates that most of his claims are true. Ever- ready for the companionship of his fellow men, he neglected academics for bridge, football, or just a " bull session. " " I ' g " Sergeant Q} Lacrosse CX) Goat Football (T) Pointer (fy Howitzer Qf) Color Lines (i) Fisting Club CO Pistol Marks fhin. f - WILLIAM REGIS SHANAHAN MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT Congressional He said he was " shanty " but we knew he was " lace-currain; ' one look con- vinced the most skeptical. Shanny ' s interests were numerous, but outstand- ing among them were his unswerving loyalty to the F.A., his devotion to big league baseball, and his reams of correspondence. His pet aversions were southern " femmes " and closed win- dows. His motto — " You have to do the problems in class, so why work them at home? Besides I ' ve got some new fiction that interests me. " " Sbanny " CHARLES ALEXANDER SHAUNESEY, JR. AUBURN, MAINE Army Charlie came to us all the way from Hawaii, where he obtained an Army appointment. Although he was a good soccer player and quite an expert at shooting skeet, his talents did not stop here by any means. He probably would have been wearing stars if it had not been for a subject called history, and if he had spent less time helping the " goats. " To top it off he was quite a ladies ' man, a confirmed " draggoid, " and an excellent friend and companion. " Charlie " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Baseball {i-yi-l) Engineer Football (2) Ski Club (_4- ' i-2-l ' ) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (j) Pistol Marksman. Sergeant Q Soccer (i-i-T) Numerals (4 ' ) Assistant Manager Hockey (3) Academic Coach (3) Skeet Representative (i) Pistol Sharpshooter. 220 FRANKLIN STAFF SHAWN RANDOLPH FIELD, TEXAS At Large Never dominated, and ne ver willing to accept the monotony of the straight and narrow, Bosko possessed that in- dividuality of character and firmness of resolution that set a man apart from the group. Seldom at home, his after- noons and week-ends were occupied by his many interests ranging from squash to swing music, to say nothing of " dragging " and the " boodler ' s. " Always a step ahead of the Tactical Department, and often bothered by academics, he nevertheless finished his cadetship in excellent fashion. " Bosko " Sergeant (J) Tinnis (4-3-2-1 Numerals (■ ) Squash (2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. IRVINE HARRISON SHEARER ALAPAHA, GEORGIA Congressional The academic departments scandalized Shearer ' s conception of hospitality, Southern style. He joined us not only as a reprimand to those who considered him incapable, but primarily to prove that the selection of his niche in life was to lie within himself and not in the dictates of others. His outward attitude toward life was one of re- strained amusement. Deep wonder and insatiable curiosity presented the closest estimate of his inner reactions. Sociably desirable, mentally capable, and respected by acquaintances as well as friends, Izzy held his future within himself. " Izzy " Sergeant (i) Boxing (3-2-i) Ring Committee ( -3- 2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter. LAWRENCE CUTRIGHT SHEETZ UNIONTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA Congressional With the Examining Board ' s doubts that he would survive the academic year Larry began his Army career. He thoroughly dispelled their fears by wearing stars every year. His ability to absorb academic knowledge was equalled only by his ability to absorb " boodle " in any and every form. A radio " ham, " Larry contributed great- ly to the development of the cadet amateur radio station and should be right at home in the Signal Corps. We remember him for his quick wit, his ready laugh, and his susceptibility to beautiful blondes. " Lairy " Corporal (X) Sergeant 0 Stars C4-3-2 ' ) KaJtoCluh (3-2-i) Academic Coach (3-2-i) Putol Marksman. i a RAYMOND LEROY SHOEMAKER, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. At Large Shortly after reveille the Brown Bomber replaced his " wife ' s " hop shoe under the " wife ' s " bed; a hop shoe is the handiest missile to combat across-the-alcove snorint;. Relative to anything which interests him — avoca- tional, professional, or recreational — he absorbs and can emit great quan- tities of " spec. " Studies — little trou- ble; athletics — too much trouble; twinkle in his eye — always, except at reveille. Neither the raging sea nor the stagnant millpond, Roy most nearly resembles the smooth-flowing stream. In friends, ambitions, ideals — even " O.A.O. ' s " — he is, in a word, consistent. " Broun Bomber " Strgeant (2) Track (3-2) Soccer (3-2) Hundredth Night Show ( -3-2-i) Debating Society ( ) Academic Coach (3-2) Cadet Players (2- ) Howitzer (2) In- vitation Committee (i) Camp Illumination (3) Pistol Sharpshooter. .MORRIS LOEB SHOSS HOUSTON, TEXAS Congressional This Texan quit the plains for the Hudson N ' allev to wear the gray. As a plebe, he refused to succumb to the red comforter but started early to de- velop himself. Active for a time on Corps Squad, minor injuries forced him into the intra-mural league where he won his scars. His foremost achieve- ment, however, was on the academic front. Never over-studious, Maury nevertheless garnered an enviable rank in his class. " Maury " Sergeant (i) Academic Coach (i) Fishing Club. STEPHEN S. SILVASY PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVA.NII. National Gitard Steve was never more than a potential " snake " because he found the " real thing " earlier in life than most of his classmates. A close call with pneu- monia during his yearling year de- prived the diving team of his promis- ing talents. A natural efhciencv cou- pled with the ability to adapt himself to any situation insured his success at West Point from the very start. His accurate sense of values and buoyant spirit made him a " max " as a " wife. " " Steve " Sergeant (i) Swimming (¥) Glee Club i4- ' i-l-l ' ) Catholic Chapel Choir Q4-J-2-0 Election Committee (i) Academic Coach (i) Pistol E.vpert. ,1 HARRY THOMPSON SIMPSON, JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Congressional " A Virginian, suh " — his " out " and " house " were quite indicative of his birthplace. Although an exponent of our disciplinary system he still in- sisted that West Point is more than a four-year course. Debonair, devil-may- care, his greatest fault was thinking aloud, his greatest virtue, constancy. Despite academic hardships and T.D. troubles he contrived to master the game of bridge. His ready counsel al- ways was, " Mister, take a fool ' s advice. " A very hard but an aspiring man, he decided on the Coast Artillery. " H.T. " Soccir (4) Hockey ( 4 ' ) Football (3) Sunday School Teacher iJi-l-T) Fishing Club (i). CEPHAS BRYAN SITTERSON, JR. KENANSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA Congressional Reclining on his red comforter and puffing a perfecto, Sit would inform you that gaining three hundred files academically since plebe year was the easiest thing he ever accomplished. Continuing in that confidential drawl of his, he would swear that he knew, personally, more beautiful women in Carolina than there were in any other state. As the smoke thickened and the lights went out, the listener would become enthralled by the revels of yesteryear and furlough under a Caro- lina moon. " Sit " Corporal (3) Strgtant (2-7) Hundrtdth Night Show (3). RAYMOND S. SLEEPER LACONIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE Congressional " There is no sport but skiing, and Sleeper is its prophet! " thus spake the President of the Ski Club, a priceless combination of scientist and woods- man. Besides possessing a stubborn, analytical, skeptical mind and endless patience, prerequisite for the labora- tory, he was gifted with a driving vitality and the physique of an ath- lete. If the Army gives him the oppor- tunity to direct his talents along the line where his heart lies it will find that it has not only a conscientious servant, but a scientist as well. " Kay " Corporal (3-2 Sergeant Q Lieutenant 0 Football ( -3-2) Lacrosse (- -3) Numerals ( ) Track (2-7) Monogram (2) Cross Country (7) Cadet Chapel Choir (_4-3-2-l) Ski Club {4-3-2-0 Fishmg Club (1-1 ) Corps Movie Kefresentative (2-7) Hundredth Night Show (f) Pointer iO. m jM JAMES MASON SMELLEY ARCADIA, LOUISIANA Congressional " Quiet please! We ' ve still got five minutes to study, " so Jim proceeded to get in that last minute " spec. " The way he drawled " The Looziana byoohs, suh, " when asked in Beast Barracks where he hailed from drew snickers from " beasts " and detail members alike. Many of us came to West Point with one " O.A.O., " met others, and left with none, but Jim remained true to the girl back home throughout. He left in anticipation of a happy marriage and a successful militat} career. " Ji n " Corporal (3) Supply Strgcaiit (i) Lieutenant (i) Battalion Supply Officer (i) Lacrosse (4) Polo (3-2- 2) Manager (i) Howitzer (4 " ) Sunday School Teacher (3-2-i) Fishing Club (i) Squash Club (j) Pistol Marksman t JAMES LA ' ERNE SMILEY GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN Congressional " Turn out the Guard! Officer in Charge! " rumbling across the Plain, transfixing the O.C. on the Mess Hall steps, both warned and assured us that Big Stoop was watching our ram- parts. A vibrant plethora of enthu- siasm and energy, Jim " gave his all " to wind sprints, bar-bell balance, treks around the Plain, and " rat races. " As " poet laureate " of Company " M " he held his dramatic tenure, and in strides of bold spondee won our hearts and our acclaim. Big Stoop " Corporal (2) Sergeant (i) Football (4) Monogram ( ) Academic Coach (2) Pistol Expert. JOHN JOSEPH SMITH, JR. CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS Congressional " You heard me! Your ears don ' t over- lap! " Such was the rough vernacular with which this die-hard son of Boston treated his adversaries and his friends. Unflinching in his criticism, his true measure was in his holding back not one whit less in adulation than in con- demnation. As frank with himself as with his fellows he shunned two places where he might have been welcome and at home, the athletic field and the upper sections. He sought not glory under the guise of acclaim or decora- tions. " Smitty " Sergeant (i) Football ( -3) Honor Committee (J) Catholic Chapel Choir (4- ' i) Pistol Expert. 124 I PAGE EGERTON SMITH WASHINGTON, D. C. Congressional Page joined us with a level head and a heart of gold, and so he left us in spite of his many accomplishments. Un- assuming, friendly, and with a pleas- ant word for all of us, he followed a normal and moderate course through his four years at the Academy. A strong advocate of " the wife, mous- tache, and horse " theory, he planned to get married and join up with the Cavalry, or perhaps the Infantry. But regardless of his branch, the Army re- ceived an " Officer and a Gentleman. " ■•Page- Corporal (3-2) Licutmant (i) Ftncing ( -3-2-i) Numerals (4 ' ) Minor " A " (3-2 -i) Cross Country (3-2) Track (3-2) Ctecr Lcadir (i) Camf lllumwa- tion (J) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i). STANTON THOMAS SMITH, JR. SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Congressional " Snuffy Smif, " originally of ' 38, joined our class in ' 37 after a year at Rice Institute, straightening out his weak points. He came back a deter- mined and strong character — deter- mined to get his diploma, and ever strong in asserting himself when right. Having spent one third of his lifetime in Texas, his favorite memory is the clear blue sky of the Lone Star State. Snuffy is " boning " the Air Corps and with his easy-going nature and in- telligent submission to discipline he is sure to get his wings. " Snuffy " Corporal ( }-2 Lieutenant (i) Lacrosse ( -3-2) Numerals (4} Squash Club (i) Hop Manager Qf) Cadet Chapel Usher (fj Pistol Expert. WOODROW MAURICE SMITH PERU, ILLINOIS Army Woody ' s plebe year was marked with adeptness that can be instilled only by an Army prep school. His continued success throughout the other three years was marked with the will to do everything thoroughly, whether it be preparing an engineering lesson or starring on the company basketball team. Despite his more serious nature, he never outgrew a sincere delight in water fighting, nor did he complain while taking " demos " that rightfully belonged to his " wife. " If records mean a thing, the Army will be proud of this addition of ' 40. " Woody " Corporal (2) Supply Sergeant ( i ) Lieutenant (i) Hop Committee (3-2-i) Hundredth Night Show (2) Pistol Marksman. -. 1% THOMAS KLAUDER SPENCER VVASHINCiTON, D. C. At Liirge Our renowned Alma Mater received on July 1, 1936, a somewhat dazzled and disillusioned plebe. Not outstanding as a scholar he managed to conquer in the end and to follow in the footsteps of his father. Although slow to adapt himself to military life, Tubby grad- ually schooled himself in the soldier ' s routine. His keen interest in ever changing foreign and military affairs will undoubtedly be an asset in his career. He was a loyal, trustworthy, and congenial friend. " Tubby " JOHN THO.MAS HARNEY SPENGLER ST. AUGUSTINU, ILORIDA National Guard We lived wich Spanky from the first day of Beast Barracks but scarcely ever saw his placid nature ruffled. Nothing bothered him, be it occupying the next to the last seat in the last French sec- tion or sleeping through parade. Al- though he never saw skis or a dark- room before entering the Academy, he became adept at the use of both. His eyes troubled him sufficiently to force the Air Corps to do without him. " Spauky " Corporal (3-2) Sufply Sirgiant (I) Ski CM (4-3- 2-0 Secretary-Treasurer (3) Vice-Presiditit (2) Camera Club (2-1} Vice-President (i) Howitzer Representative (■ -3-2-J) Pistol Sharpshooter. MILFORD F. STABLEIN ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA Cont ressional Out of the chemistry laboratories of Westminster came .Mil to West Point. With reluctance he exchanged his test tubes for a rifle and joined the Corps. His habitual neat appearance kept him ahead of the T. D., while his keen mind kept him in the top of the class. A minimum of time on academics en- abled hun to coach those in need, to help in entertainment construction, and to engage in athletics. His ever- readiness for a " dragging " plus a good sense of humor made him typically " I " Co. " Jefe " Sergeant (i) Soccer (4) Swimming Q4j Engineer Football (2) Squash Club (3-2-i) Skeet Representa- tive (y) Camp Illumination Committee (i). Chess Club (7) Pistol Marksman. xy HARRY AMI STELLA KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS Congressional Fat Stuff showed himself to be one of the best athletes Army ever produced. A true All-American, his gridiron prowess was only equalled by his ability in the boxing ring. His popu- larity and fame brought him more than his share of fan mail, and with a com- plete dearth of ego he diligently answered it all. Jovial but always ready to support his firm ideas with explosive argument, he was the best of ' ' wives . " His heart beingset on theField Artillery we say, " Keep ' em rolling. " " Fat Stuff " Corporal (3-2) Litutenant (J) Football (J-i-l-V) Captain (i) Major ■• " (3-2-i) Boxing, (3-2-i) Major ' M " (2-i) Baseball ( 4-T) Monogram (2) Hughes Award (2) Edgerton Award (T) Class Athletic Representative ( ) Pistol Sharpshooter. GLENWOOD GORDON STEPHENSON SUAMICO, WISCONSIN Senatorial Steve came to us in love — in love with the tropical atmosphere of the Philip- pine Islands where he spent two years immediately before entering the Acad- emy. On " C " squad football his plebe year, he later confined his recreational activities largely to leading the " H " Company bridge squad. He coasted along with ease at West Point and still ranked high in the class. When it comes to soldiering Steve can do his part with the best of them, and no one doubts that he will prove to be a wel- come addition to the Infantry, his chosen branch. " Steve " Sergeant 0) Football (4 ) Glee Club (4-i-l-l ' ) Pistol Marksman. Ill s DONALD DOYLE STEWART DETROIT, MICHIGAN Congressional Stew was a quiet man. His ideas were made in a darkroom behind his per- petually sunburned face, and not often did they find premature expression. His conversation was mostly humor based on whimsical absurdity and a thorough understanding of human na- ture. Enormously generous, he seldom reached his room with all the boodle he bought. He knew and loved guns both as collection pieces and as pre- cision tools of his favorite sport, marksmanship. His theme color was green, and he vowed he would marry a girl with a green dress. " Stew " Sergeant (i) Rifle il-l) Monogram (2) Rifle Club (3) Pistol Club (3-2) Camera Club (i) Skeet Repre- sentative (i) Pistol Marksman. I c: JODIE GIBSON STEWART, JR. DENVER, COLORADO Sohitorial Jeb started " bucking the system " as a plebe, and four years brought little change. However, he did an admirable job at getting away with it. He had innumerable hobbies, among them riding, fishing, shooting — in fact, all that pertains to life on the trail. Aca- demics bored him, and his fate as a true " goat " was sealed from the be- ginning. Those of us who counted him as a special friend realized that his friendship was as sincere and as com- plete as the word friend itself implies. Serffant (;) Fiml Team (JL-V) Monogram (2) Minor " A " iV) Captain Q ' ) Pistol Expert. WARREN CURTIS STIRLING PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA National Guard An agreeable disposition won for Warren the friendship of his class- mates. Where his nickname. Goon, originated is somewhat of a mystery; it is certainly no detriment in his rela- tions with the fair sex. Always non- chalant and never seemingly in a hurry he inevitably managed to turn up at the right time and place. Although his class standing was not particularly high, academics have never interfered with his peace of mind. His ability to realize his ambitions should ensure him a successful career in the branch of his choice. " Goon " WILLIAM GOODNOW STODDARD LA PERIA, TEXAS Congressional Our " Sweet William " came from the Southwest, a Texas fruit farmer. He put in a strenuous existence at West Point, sleeping and writing letters to his various successive " O.A.O. ' s " . Studying and drill were merely inci- dental. Starting from the ranks, a lowly plebe, he soon won his way to the First-Captaincy of the " red-com- forter squad. " When off the red- comforter he was either starting, finishing, or in the middle of writing a letter. There can be small wonder, then, at his numerous acquaintances. " Bill " SirgtantO) Pistol Club (X) Pistol Sharpshootn. Sirgtant (J) Track (ji) Pistol Sharpshooter. i PERCY CHARLES STOOD ART, JR. CORNWALL, NEW YORK Congressional For five vears the brass buttons adorned Percv ' s chest — one at Navy and four here. His first two years culminated in such a furlough as only Percy could conceive. Then came a full " cow " year — lost chevrons, extra instruction in discipline, and an ex- tension course in " |uice. " He finally became a first classman; finally got those stripes again. Then, handling the " Powers that Be " with great tact, he enabled our class to get rings early. He had a wonderful knack of making fast friends everywhere. " Bud " Corporal (2) Strgcant (J) Lacrosse (4 ) Chairman Ring Committee (J-2-1 Camp Illumination (i) Pistol Expert. JAMES PERSHING STRAUSS DECATUR, GEORGIA Congressional " Let ' s go to the Boodlers " — this was Jimmy ' s war crv during four long years, in spite of three square meals a day in the mess hall. However, his spare time was not consumed as rapidly as his boodle book; conse- quently he filled in his afternoons with golf, tennis, and skeet shooting; his evenings with hops and bridge. Through it all he maintained an even temper except when defending the fair name of Arkansas, the Field Artillery, and the superlative charm of southern " femmes. " " Jimmy " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Skeet Representative (2-i) Camera Club (2-1 ' ) Pistol Sharpshooter. • =4— ALAN MARTIN STROCK OSWEGO, NEW YORK At Large " What branch are you boning? " " Don ' t know. What are you? " " In- fantry, of course, " — and for four years nothing changed Chub ' s ideas about the Infantry. Not even the foot-work brought on by tactical conflicts. " Aca- demics — so what, " was his attitude and it worked! We knew him for four years, but it didn ' t take that long to find out what a good man he was, even if he was stubborn. West Point left him well rounded (muscles, he says) for his Infantry. " Chub " Sergeant (i) Fencing (4-3-2-1) Numerals (4) Minor " A " (3-2) Major " A " (7) Pentathlon (4) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. .M ROBIRT WILLIAM STRONG, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. At Lar e It mav be said of Bob that he whis- pered inro the ear of many a lass, all too gullible except one, hut then they were merely incidental ti) him. His pet hobby seemed to be stopping others from eating, for when Bob " sounded off " eighteen hundred cadets stopped to listen. Many was the time we en- vied him for his ease and " cowboyish " tactics aboard the bucking broncos in a tough polo game. Determined, capable, and with a strong pair of tonsils, Bob ' s success is well deserved. •■Bob-- FR. NCIS R1CH, RD SULLIVAN CORON ADO, CALIIORNIA Seihitor iil Five years ago Sully joined the .Army as a means to go to West Point. His record shows how well he accom- plished his purpose. In spite of hours spent pounding mathematics into " goatier " heads, he ranked in the first forty of his class. .Along with manag- ing the football team and courting a swell " O.A.O. " , he captained his company. All this, together with a sense of humor that let him raise con- servative hell as well as the next, pointed to a good cadet, a swell friend, and a grand " wife. " " Sully " Corporal (3-2) Captain (7) Assistant Faothal! Manager (3-2) Football Equipment Manager (i) Assistant Baseball Manager (3) Pistol Marksman. lULIUS BOSWELL SUMMERS, JR. SOMERVILLE, TENNESSEE Coiie n ' sshiiiil Sagas of Somerville, Memphis town, and Tennessee; solemn vows of " I wore shoes before West Point " ; and boasts of inheriting the mayoralty of Somerville introduced Zeke to West Point. For four years he demonstrated his mastery of the art of winning friends. Zeke found academics lacking in excitement. He increased the per- centage of " pro drags " at the hops, thereby gaining the title of chief " draggoid " of the company. Zeke fathered plebes, advised yearlings and " cows " , and hazed his classmates. Be- hind his sparkling personality there is a fine analytical brain and a sincere character. " Zeke " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Goal Football (2) Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. Corporal 0-2} Captain Q} Regimental Adjutant (J " ) Polo (j-yi-O N umerals (4) Minor ■ ' A " (i) Dialectic Society (4-i-l-l ' ) Advertising Manager (7) Camp Illumination Committee (i) Cadet Chapel Usher (1) Class Secretary (3-2-i). J I WALTER DRUMMOND SWANK WASHINGTON, D. C. Commissioners With a face like an angel and a shv young smile, Walt with his extensive knowledge ot classical music was a distinct surprise across a tennis net. A deficiency of tenths and a deep hatred of anything resembling work kept him off the activity pages, but he made Winchell ' s column with the organ. He kept his mouth shut unless he had something really worthwhile to say. His one failing was playing swing on the victrola before breakfast. " Walt " Sergeant (i) Soccer (• ) Numerals ( ) Cadet Chape Choir (J-T) Concert Orchestra (J-i) Academic Coach (2) Color Lines iX)- EBEN FRENCH SWIFT CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Congressional Speedy was anything but that! This slow moving " goat " was never awake until 10:30 a. m. and never abed until 10:30 p. m. (reason — deficiency) but luckily, he stayed one jump ahead of the academic departments. His twin- kling smile and long drawl have made him well liked in the companv. His twinkle, however, turns to a grimace on the lacrosse field when he charges on his opponents. We are certain this " mucking through " will carry him a long way in the service. " Speedy " Sergeant (J Lacroue (J-i-l-l " ) Fishing Chih. LEONARD EDWARD SYMROSKI BRADDOCK, PENNSYLVANIA Army As a plebe Symmie showed the true " I " Company spirit that dominated his attitude for four years. Starting out in academics as an " engineer " he slowly fell into the ranks of the " goats " with his expression of " ' D ' today, ' pro ' tomorrow. " His fine rec- ord in all fields of cadet activities and his ability to do well any job that is given him shows him to be a true leader. With a fine sense of humor, as well as of duty, Symmie will be an asset to any branch. " Symmie " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (1) Football (J-i) Numerals (4) Class Athletic Representative (3-2) Class Treasurer (i) Camp Illumination Committee (i) Hop Manager (4-3-2-1} Hop Card Committee (2) Ice Carnival (■ ) Sunday School Teacher (3) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (7) Pistol Marksman. 231 " JAMES KIRKBRIDE TAYLOR NEW VORK, NEW YORK Congressional We inherited Jake from the Chiss of ' 39 after he had had a minor disagreement with the French Department. Since then, however, he managed with little effort to maintain an above-average ranking. His easy-going manner quick- ly made him a true member of our class. The T. D. was not slow to recognize a good man, for Jake was never without chevrons. His loves — the " O.A.O. " , the Army, the red comforter, pipes, novels, swing bands, and " I " Co. " rat races. " His hates — hops, horses, and reveille. " Jiike " Corporal (3-2) Luuttnant (i) Camira Club [2-1). JAMES RALPH TAYLOR TUCSON, ARIZONA Senatorial Jim claimed that in the Southwest men were men. Ask him sometime how he liked the hrst few days of the Hudson ' alley sun. By September, ac- customed to his new home, he fell back into the old habit — he wasn ' t lazy, but from Tucson he brought that restful attitude. After that it was usually a hght between " math " and Sabatini or Buchan of an evening. In lacrosse his vigor always made up for his stick work; in football his skill gave him " B " squad and week- ends, " ' w " Corporal (3-2) Sirgtam (7) Footh.ill (■(-3-2-i) Lacrosse (,4-3-2-1 ' ). ALAN PHILLIP THAYER EAST PROVIDENCIi, RHODE ISLAND Senatorial Intensely proud of his New England ancestry, Alan pointed with pride to other Thayers who helped shape the course of the Academy and the coun- try. At West Point he formed a wide range of acquaintances. A firm believer during the week in the " early to bed " portion of the old maxim, he neverthe- less missed few hops on week-ends — and he seldom went alone. His ambi- tion was to return to the Academy as a French instructor. " Alan " Strgtant (J) Assistant Manager football (3) Acadtmic Coach (3-2-i) French Play (2) Pistol Marksnun. 232 LOUIS ALOYSIUS THOMMEN NEW YORK, NEW YORK National Guard Although Lou was from the noisy city he had a silent fr ont which hinted at a mysterious background. We found that he had many desirable virtues hidden therein. Having remarkable powers of concentration, Lou rose to the top of many first sections. This ability was equalled by his achievement in " drag- ging pro. " His personality enabled him to swell his address book until it looked like the Manhattan directory. We knew, however, that his outstand- ing purpose in all things was to ac- complish the task at hand. " Lou " Sirgiant (i) Gymnastics (3-2) Debating Team ( ). JACK PERSHING THOMPSON STIGLER, OKLAHOMA Senatorial Balloon St uadron? Yes sir, First Bal- loon Squadron, Fort Sill. At this point the Corps received a high-minded young man, and four years did not cause him to lose any altitude. A Tilden on the courts, a Rip Winkle on a red comforter, a " hivoid " in aca- demics, a Munchhausen in spinning yarns, a fixture at the " Boodlers " , but never a " snake " or a " hoppoid, " Fightin ' was a true cross-section of the Corps, serious in everything he under- took, including the Air Corps. " Fightin Sergeant (i) Hundredth Night Show (4 ' ) Pistol Marksman. JERRY GEZA TOTH CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY Army Jerry came to West Point the hard way, through the Army. This mighty mite battered his way through plebe year despite " gal trouble " and found the rest of the way fairly easy. Though a " runt " , he soon earned the name Toughy and took down many a " flanker " in football, boxing, and track. West Point ironed out most of his rough spots, leaving him with an inclination for cartooning, music, and getting into scraps. " Toughy " Sergeant (i) Footba l ( -3-2-7) Boxing (J-i-2-1 ' ) Track ii-yi-l) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOHN DEBER TOWNSEND ATLANTA, GEOROIA Senatorial From wav down in " Geogah, Suh, " came our little hall of fire, John Deher, bringing with him as fiery and as loyal a heart as ever hit West Point. After four vears of love versus academics, love won out with the advent of a ■ " Georgia Peach. " Johnny won his way into the hearts of all who knew him. He went far with his winning smile, his sincere manner, and the in- evitable gleam in his eye which car- ried him through all adversity. " Johnny " ROBERT THORNE TUCK SOUTH BOSTON, VIRC.INI. Conp ' issional When living in barracks most cadets lind thcmscKes with but a slight ac- quaintance of others not in their com- pan -, but not Tuck. He knew every- bodv, and was the fountain ot all the odd bits of news in the Corps. His en- thusiasm and interest in life were un- surpassed as he entered into both work and pleasure with the same attitude. In the Army and in life itself there lies much for Tuck, who left the Academy with the richlv deserved friendship and respect of his classmates. " Tuck " Srrgrant Wj Weight Lifting (i) Ptstol Miirhmtitl. HUGH JEFFERSON TURNER MC DONOUGli, GEORGIA Congressional A Georgia Cracker, Sut brought to us definite political views, gifted oratory, and subtle humor. But finding the humdrum life of the Point too boring, he gave over the next three years of his life to extensive research work on the " red ct)mforter squad, " emerging in first class year to become the com- pany ' s conscientious Honor Repre- sentative. Hugh shall remain in our thoughts as a zealous and untiring worker in barracks life, a " social lion " on leave, and a true " Southern Gentleman " always. " Sut " SrrgeantQl) Honor Committtc Q} Pistol Marksman. Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Cross Country (J-V) Track 0) Company Howitzer Rrpresintatiie (i) Camera Club (2-1 ' ) Pistol Marksman. JAIVIES ELROY TYLER KENMORE, NEW YORK National Guard Tig came to the Point a liberal arts graduate with a profound dislike for scientific subjects, and still has that dislike. Although with a perfect dis- dain for studv, he had little trouble with academics. Never a " red com- forter " man, he spent his time with the Glee Club and Catholic Choir, directing both of them his first class year. Never much of a " snake, " he wrote a letter nightly for three years. Now he can buy that Mercury of his dreams. " Tig ' Sergeant Q " ) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1 ' ) Director (i) Glee Club (3-2-i) Director (i) Hundredth Ni ht Show 0-2-0 Color Unes 0-0 Howit er{4 ' ) Pistol Marksman. OTIS MAXWELL ULM ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA Army Otis entered the Academy the hard way. From Panama he won a com- petitive Army appointment. A true son of St. Petersburg, Florida, " The Sunshine Citv, " Otis smiled his way through Beast Barracks. He entered West Point with the ambition, en- thusiasm, and reputation of an all- state high school football star. After a successful season on plebe football he developed a " red comforter com- plex " and spent the next three years on the " H " Company bridge and pinochle " squads " . Academically inclined, we know he will find a successful future following his Signal Corps aspirations. " Otis " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (J) Football (4) Pistol Marksman. 235 s DEAN TITUS ' ANDERHOEF GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA Senatorial Perhaps the best one-word description of Van was " easy-going. " Four years of ceaseless bombardment by the forces of the academic departments and T. D. left him, shall we say, " bloody but unbowed; " he took it all in his stride. Although never a confirmed member of that exclusive " boodler ' s " set, nor an habitue of Cullum Hall, an was known to have his moments, espe- cially when " dragging blind " for the " wife. " " Van " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Track (4-3-2-1) Cross Country (3-2-i) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Hun- dredth night Show (3-2) Glee Club (4) Hop Manager (3-2-1). WOODROW WILSON AUGHAN AKDNUIKI , OKLAHOMA Congressional From the land of the Indians he came and never sat in a barber ' s chair with- out fear of being scalped. As familiar with mathematics as the author of the text and as familiar w irh the T.D. as a daily interview could make him he passed through four years with the poise of a soldier. Ever ready with a subtle smile or a biting temper, as the case demanded, he made himself known as a real friend, who thought there was a time to live and a time to die. " Woody " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (j) Academic Coach (• -3-2) Basketball (4-3-2-1:1 Major -A- (,2-0 Track (4-} ' ) Numerals (4 Monogram O: Pistol Expert. EDWARD X ' ERNER CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY Con ressioncd Possessed with a restless nature and boundless energy, Ed had little trouble in occupying himself here. He tried everything from breaking his ankle at football to trying to break his neck skiing. He never worried about aca- demics, though he always had a seat in the " engineer " sections. At man- aging finances and women Ed was equally adept, even both at the same time. In spite of this, Ed probably will never be Great Captain Number 8, but he is hound to be a happy and success- ful olhcer. " Ed " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Football (4) Track (3-2-2) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Pistol Expert. FRANK BENJAMIN WAGNER WASHINGTON, D. C. Congressional Contrary to all appearances and be- liefs, Dutch IS a conscientious and en- thusiastic worker. If he went into every semi-annual writ deficient, it might have been because of his dis- interestedness in certain subjects, but his capabilities are such that he never allowed himself to be " turned out. " Building airplane models, boxing, " dragging, " giving up smoking for good once every four months, listening to classical music (though he is not averse to shagging), and " boning " Air Corps are a few of the outlets Dutch found for his surplus of un- bounded masculine energy. " Dutch " Sergeant (i) Kadio Club (2) Model Airplane Club (i). 236 ' r ISRAEL WALD MT. CLEMENS, MICHIGAN Congressional A " regimental buck " without a " buck ' s " personal indifference — God bless him. His philosophy of ' ' live and let live " prevented his " boning " tac- tical hies with the rest of the boys. His tactical indifference was more than balanced by his academic assid- uity. Behind those eyebrows lurked a walking dictionary and encyclopedia — most of which was in Spanish. With jiis broad knowledge, infallible logic, %nd convincing obstinance that de- feated even his littleredhead he mowed down the best of them in arguments. " " Strgtant (J) Hiindndth Nt ht Show (3) Cader Players (2). y EDWARD JOSEPH WALKER MOUNDSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA Congressional Wachy had everything from hair tonic and adhesive tape to the latest thing in sewing kits. He, like a patient laborer, had for four years drummed technical theory into the heads of " goats. " Handball, wrestling, and soccer made up his sports repertoire. In his wanderings Wachy discovered a pirate cave in the heart of Crow ' s Nest. Through the Pointer he told all and many followed the trail he blazed. Not cowed by academic discipline Wachy lived an idyllic life wrapped up in books, bridge, and Baltimore. " Wachy " Strgtant Q) Powttr i4-i-l-l ' ) Pistol Sharpshooter. JAMES WILLARD WALTERS, JR. CINCINNATI, OHIO At Large Being one of the youngest among us was no handicap to Jimmy. His dili- gence along academic and tactical lines enabled him to choose his branch and to handle the intricate problems of company supply. Taking life a little seriously at the beginning of his Armv career, he soon acquired a savoir-faire that was a credit to one so young. Though worried continually about his vanishing locks, he had time to be a perfect companion in barracks, and in a festive group — especially the latter. " Ji»i??iy " Corporal (3-2) Supply Serjeant (i) Battalion Sergeant Major (i) Hundredth Night Show (4) Cadet Playe ' s (4) Pistol Marksman, » t: E ' ERETT HOUSTON WARE HOXOLULU, T. H. Af Liirze Etch was a man who is remembered by all of us. Neither a " goat " nor an " engineer, " he took his academics as thev came, with " poopsheets " often paving the way for magazines during evening C.Q. In the cold of winter the red comforter claimed Etch ' s atten- tion, although he found time for a lit- tle squash. Even though a frequent attendant at the hops and a renowned " draggoid, " Etch always remembered the " O.A.O. " hack home. Etch was a fun-lover and mischief maker, but a hard worker when necessary. " Etch " ROBERT HAMILTON WARREN YANKTON, SOUTH n. KOT. Seiiatoricil Beast Barracks for Bob was a pipe dream compared to his tirst ma|or dif- I ' lcultv here -trying to understand his roommate ' s New York City slang. The next big problem that confronted Bob (and it did so for two years) was the pronunciation of la langue fran- (,-aise. These two diliiculties were im- portant m that they prepared him, as chairman of the Honor Committee, for his unceasingly delving into the in- tricacies of the Blue Book. Bob was a man ' s man, although " femmes " thought highly of him too. " Boh " Corporal (3-2) First Strgtant (i) Liaitcnant (i) Track i4-i-2 ' ) Class Numirals {4) Major " A " (T) Cross Country (2) Chairman Honor Committee (i) CaJtt Chape Choir (4-3-2-0 Engineer Football (2). FRANK TALMA WATROUS FH1I..- DELPHIA, PH.NNSYLV ANl A Coii ressioihil Throughout four years of constant association, Frank proved a congenial, reliable, and trustworthy friend. Con- scientious in his academic work since plebe year, he looked forward to a colorful career based on a firm founda- tion. Being an expert at making friends rapidly, he ahvavs en|oyed a lovial party. With a cheery smile for everyone, Frank made himself more than welcome to his numerous com- panions. Here was a man well worth knowing and capable both in the best and worst of circumstances to over- come most obstacles. " FT. " Sergeant {!) Pistol Marhmait . Football (4) Howitzer Staff (■ -3-2) Assistant Circulation Manager (j) Squash Club (i) Pistol Marksman. s CLYDE H. WEBB, JR. ELDORADO, ILLINOIS Coiigressioual A quick analytical mind functioning coolly and persistently, absorbing knowledge with almost sacrilegious ease; a definite leaning, toward the scientific and practical, an assumed in- souciant attitude masking an essen- tially conscientious make-up, an even disposition, but one who will balk and kick if sufficiently aggravated, that is Clyde. With hands that push pen or caisson with equal nonchalance and familiarity, and facial acrobatics rang- ing from " Judgment Day " to " Baby Dumpling " inclusive, Clyde has a streak of mischief and humor heralded by an unmistakable in-the-cookie-jar- again expression. " Webby " Corporal (3-2) Sirf,tmit (i) Howitx.tr ( -3-2-J) RifieChbO ' ) SkiCI„h(X). SANFORD HAR ' EY WEBSTER KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Sen a tor hi I An atavistic instinct, possibly dating back to the Roman games, has carried Sammie far afield from the professorial atmosphere of Rhode Island in which he was reared. A master at tennis and squash, a champion of these sports — his gallery was composed of " not fans, " " but friends, " and they were legion. S.H.W. — " Shady, Hard to Handle " Webster was tops. Admired by all for his tenacity, resourcefulness, and conviviality, he held a place in the affection of his classmates. " Siimmie ' Strgtant (i) Tinnis (4-i-l-l ) Monogram (4) Minor " A " (3-2-i) Squash Team (3-2-i) Pistol Marksman. ly) RUSH SPENCER WELLS, JR. ELMORE, ALABAMA Congressional The cold gray walls looked down with awe and envy: Stonewall had ar- rived, and his determined, serious, dead-pan countenance put to shame the famed sober mood of the Academy architecture. Straight-backed, and thunderous of voice, plebes quivered and classmates hesitated while stripes grew on his jacket one by one; finally the First Battalion was following him to meals. More at ease on a red com- forter, he nevertheless found time to lean back in his chair and between nods acquired sufficient knowledge to graduate. " Stonewall " Corporal (3-2) Captain (i) Battalion Commander (i) Football (3-2-i) Monogram (2) Hundredth Night ShowQ " ) Camp Illumination (i) Class Vice- President (i) Pistol Marksman. JAMES ROBERT WENDT, JR. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA Senatorial Jimmie took West Point in an easy stride until he got tripped by a pair of First Sergeant chevrons — and then he only lengthened his stride. Though an " engineer " at heart, he never let work interfere with pla -, his fondness for fun winning hini many friends. His ten o ' clock critiques on strategy drew regular audiences, but he was always readv to trade an entire Napoleonic campaign for a good " rat-race. " A master in getting the maximum done with minimum elTort, Jimmie should prove an asset in " any man ' s army. " " Jimmie " Corporal (3-2) First Sirgeaiit (i) Hop Manager (4-3-2-J). ANTHONY LEWIS WERMUTH PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Ar v Hop shoes, pen and ink, and books galore; boundless energy, yet that ability to curl up on a red comforter everv so often. Studies allowed but little time for Po;; fr-editing, so Tony decided against studying. He was able to do so because of his ability to grasp new ideas quickly. His cadet career, a four year struggle between dreamer and doer with the latter winning by a decided nose. ' oted by femmes the best dancer in the Academy, the floor at Cullum misses this " smoothie. " " Tony " Corporal (3) Sergeant (i) Football 0) Track Q4 ' ) Soccer (3-2) Pointer (4-3-2-1 ' ) Editor-in-Chief (i) Hundredth Night Show (,4-3-2-} Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-0 Glee Club (4-3-2-1 " ) Chen Club (3-2-1) Pistol Marksman. RODERICK WETHERILL CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Soicttoritil Meet our nomination for the title of " The man who gets along the bestest with the mostest. " A careless wave of his hand or an apathetic shrug of his shoulders formed your first impression of him, but behind that there was am- bition and real ability, plus an eager- ness to do his bit of every " soiree. " Rod succeeded by applying common sense, judiciouslv mixed with cold " spec, " to all our momentous prob- lems. A scion of the Old Army, he had a lot of footsteps to fill. He filled them. " Kod " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Baseball (4) Cad-t Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Pistol Sharpshooter. . 1 MANFORD JAY WETZEL RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA Congressional From California, but not Fort Scott, Wetz was a bit stubborn and not much of a " draggoid; " but he got his share of the mail. He served his time here very quietly with a firm belief in the motto, " If you don ' t understand it, ' spec ' it. " The result was that he was almost an " engineer, " although he still Jiked the Infantry. But you can ' t keep a good man down so the Air Corps finally won out. " Wstx ' Servant (i). ROBERT ILA WHEAT CONWAY, ARKANSAS Senatorial Rev. Trigo, or Lil ' Abner; they serve as an introduction to one and the same — that happy-go-lucky, carefree chap from Arkansas. We heard his voice above the roar of every gather- ing and remember him as one who en- joyed most his own sense of humor. And as his witticisms and friendliness drew him toward his classmates, so an active, calculating brain sustained him well in the classroom. No matter what the occasion, he was there in the thick of the fight and invariably on the winning side. " Trigo " StrgtMit 0) Cjiia ChaprI Choir (4-}-! " ) Summer Camp Timiis Champion (1) Acactimic Coach (t) Fislol M.arksman, ,J S«-» -wv ' FREDERICK GRINNELL WHITE SPOKANE, WASHINGTON Congressional Big Flave reminded us of the rugged, uncramped expanses of his native Northwest. Optimistic, fun loving, friendly, Fred left West Point as natural and unspoiled as the day he entered. With his broad body and fine competitive spirit, Fred was excellent material for Army athletic teams, but his first love, the A.B., confined his talents to handball and squash. Con- scientious, dogged, liked by everyone, Fred entered the Army with the whole- some ambition to be a good officer. " Flave " Sergeant (i) Football (,4-2-1} Goat Football (2) Squash Club C2-J). §m m JOHN ROBERT WILBRAHAM HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT Senatorial Possessed of a versatile nature, Jack had the instincts of a scholar and a soldier. Endowed with a discerning appreciation for music, sketching, and literature, he became among us an un- official authority on the classics. But scholarly pursuits did not monopolize Jack ' s time. His virile basso was a recognized pillar of the Glee Club — while on the squash and handball courts our hero displayed a love of keen competition that incited admira- tion. We miss Jack ' s understanding friendship and charm. " Jack " WILLIAM WILBUR WILCOX OSK. LOOS. , IOWA National Guard " A handsome man, and he doesn ' t give a darn! " Bv and large, Burly Bill eluded the glances of the ladies and devoted his energies to the more vigorous pursuits. Whether it were an idea or a squash ball, when Bill cornered it — woe to the vanquished. There was tragedy for Christmas Leave came but once, and the return train was on the other track. But ad- versitv threw into sharper relief the integrity of spirit, intellect, and red blood that with a singleness of pur- pose was Bill. " Burly Bill " Corporal (J-l) Seri,ea„t (i) Supply Scrgtant (i) Academic Coach (3-2) Football (,4-0 Baikitball (4-3) Track (3) Election Committtt (i) Automobilt Committiiil " ) Fi!hingClub(J Pntol Sharpshoottr. JORDAN JOSEPH WILDERMAN DUQUESNE, PENNSYLVANIA CoHgressiot2al " Everything in moderation, nothing in excess. " Socrates ' famous words applied admirably to Wild Man. Trials and tribulations, pleasures, du- ties, and the like all played their re- spective parts in his cadet life. Were it good or bad he grinned in his own in- imitable way as life went merrily on. He had to work for what he accom- plished, and a good job he did. Gen- erous, considerate, and even-tempered, yet forceful and mature in thought and action, he won the respect of all with whom he came in contact. " W I LI Man " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) First Sergeant (i) Gymnastics Manager (2 ' ] ' ) M n r " ' (2-i) Pistol Sharpshooter, Sergeant (7) Academic Coach (4-}} Glee Club (2-i) Catholic Chapel Choir (3-2-i) Hundredth Night Show (,4-3-2-1 ' ) Cadet Players (i} Color Lines (3-0 Squash Club (i) Chess Club (3-2). ' !9 - JAMES FREDERICK WILLIAMS, JR. LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA Congressional Guilliam shone as the most distinctive man in the most individualistic com- pany. To live with him was to live in a myriad of tools, devices, mechanisms, radios, phonographs, cameras and a multitude of other implements which illustrate his wide and diverse inter- ests. No door is impenetrable to one of his keys; no shelf has all its necessary accoutrements. His fertile inventive mind is always seeking new luxuries to relieve four blank walls. Resource- ful, friendly, clear-thinking, the Army gains in Guilliam a capable soldier and a good man. " Guillntm " ROBERT LAMAR WILLIAMS SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA Congressional A boy came to West Point, and a man graduated. That in brief is the saga of Junior. He distinguished himself here by doing a small amount of studying and a large amount of entering into the fraternal spirit and general fun that prevailed in the Corps. He as- pired to athletic fame, but due to injuries he never achieved the success due his quality of plav. " Junior " Sergrant (1) Soccer (_4-}-2 ' ) Monogramil) Numerals (-0 Fishmg Club (;) Pistol Sharpshooter. illir ROBERT RAY WILLIAMS EVANSTON, WYOMING Congressional The author of the adage, " Grass doesn ' t grow on a busy street, " must be immensely pleased with this proof of his wisdom. Bob bewailed his high- reaching timber-line, but rested con- tent with the faultless machinery be- neath. Only intense lovalty to his na- tive state prevented his hob-nobbing with the " butter-spotted " elite for three years; for whoever heard of a Wyomingese who didn ' t tremble at the mere thought of Modern Lan- guages? But that ' s past history, in a cockpit Bob will have no use for even pig-latin. " Bob " Sergeant (i) Hundredth Night Show (4-}-2j Aca- demic Coach (3) Pistol Expert. Sergeant (i) Camera Club (2-0 Pistol Club (2) Kifle Club (3) Pistol Marksman. 243 tr. ' SOLOMON THEODORE WILLIS,.] R FORT WORTH, TLXAS Congressional Since that fateful julv four years ago many a dark moment was brightened by Ted ' s gay optimism, disarming smile, and inspiring cheerfulness. Swimmer at Delafield, runner on the cinder path, shagger at hops (he was on guard once and missed one dozer in classrooms, he was indifferent Ted from Texas. Texas Aggies ' loss was our gain, and our loss was the Air Corps ' gain. " Ted " Corporal (3-2) Strgcant (i) Cross Country {4-1-2-1 ' ) Manager (i) Track (J-i-l-l ' ) Monogram (3) Major ■■A " (2) Sumiay School Tracker (3-2-J) Howitzer Staff (- -3). HARRY LEE WILSON, JR. MORGANTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA Se hltOr!ill Harry Lee, known to his intimates as Chichonia, is detinitelv one of those fortunate few who are able to accept life philosophically. Nothing has ever succeeded in dampening his smile or his cheerful good nature. An avid pursuer of current fiction and an en- thusiastic follower of Culbertson, he has yet to learn the significance of " gloom period. " A pleasant associate and true friend, uncomplaining " wife " and helpful adviser, he has set an ex- ample that might well be a model both to us and those that follow after. " Chichonia " Sergeant (j) Wrestling (4) Automobile Committee (i) Pistol Marksman. WALTER FERRELL WINTON, JR. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE At Large Walter decid ed that he would wear " stripes " , would rank fairly high in academics, and would withal enjov his four years at the Academw He seized upon the English course first as a means of carving a name for himself, and achieved top rank therein. Mili- tary rank came quite easily, for his conscientiousness and capabilitv were never questioned. He kept himself occupied in a whirl ot extra-curricular activities, and kept us amused bv his quick wit and lightning repartee. " Colonel " Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Stars (4) Fencing ( -3) Numerals (4 ) Assistant Tennis Manager (3-2) Manager (i) Election Committee (3-2-i) Pointer (2) Howitxer (4-3-2) Pistol Sharpshooter. 244 ys Q LANDON ALBERT WITT PONTIAC, ILLINOIS Congress ioiiiil " During my first plebe year things were dirterenr, " said Lannv when commenting on the trend of the Corps. Although the academic departments were one up on him, he never let them take his time from " dragging " his succession of " O.A.O. ' s. " Being a devotee of swing he became a member of that group which frequented a dark corner at the hop and reveled in the shag. This, together with his ready wit, under all circumstances, made Lanny an asset in making life a bit more cheerful. " Lanny " Sergeant (i) Cadet Chapel Choir (4-3-2-J) Glee Club (J} Hundredth Night Show {2-1) Color Lines 0-fj FishingClub(l-l ' ). JOHN HEROLD WOHNER CANTON, MISSISSIPPI Congressional New Cadet Trigger strolled into Cen- tral Area, shook the Mississippi mud from his feet, and tried to figure out the upper-class " sour pusses; " he seemed to like the place. From then on he wore a broad grin, enjoved life, and never was too busv or to hurried to exercise his Southern friendliness in a cheery greeting. Not being a " specoid " (he understood the stuff), he made a name by being a " hoppoid, " " dragg- oid, " and " 3.0 wife, " and only once brought up an " L.P. blind drag. " Trigger ' Corporal (3-2) Lieutenant (i) Soccer (J) Golf (J) Gymnastici (J- ' i-l-l) Minor " A " (2) Debating Society (3-2-i) Sunday School Teacher (2) Catholic Chapel Acolyte (i) Cheer Leader (i). GILBERT HUME WOODWARD SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA Congressional The story is told concerning the plebe who just prior to January " founda- tion " had as a final request: " Sir, I would like to meet the famous Mr. Woodward. " His reasons were quite understandable for throughout four years Woodie ' s ever-present smile, genial personality, and ability as a conversationalist and wit contributed to his successes. Whenever one saw an undulating, somewhat obese figure moving down Diagonal Walk with a cheery word and smile for each and every person it was none other than Woodie. " Woodie " Sergeant (J) Football fj-i-l-lj Fishing Club (i) Pistol Marksman. HOWARD THOMAS WRIGHT LOS ANGELES, CALIIDRNIA At Large Howard, a typical Californian, pos- sessed a thorough knowledge of Eng- lish and the ability to use it. He per- suaded us that there was basis for the omnipresent California propaganda. An " .Vrmv brat, " entering the Acad- emy as a coast artilleryman from Fort Scott, he had a good foundation for the Army career that is his one love. We won ' t be surprised if Penny merges his literary and military abilities and becomes a modern Jomini. " Feiiuy " Scr tant (J) Swimming (fy Riflt Team (2-i) Dialtctic Sociity (J-i-l-l ' ) Debating Society (J-X) Pointer (2-i) Stajf (J) Color Lines (3) Water Carnival (3) Academic Coach (J-V) Pistol Sharpshooter. JOHN Mac.NAIR WRIGHT HOLLYWOOD, CALIIORNIA Seihitoriiil " Cette vie niilitaire, it gets me. " Whether coming in from hours of play- ing ghost, putting books away for earlv taps during " cow dcadbeat, " or entering the room disgusted with a deficient grade, this was Jack ' s stand- ard comment throughout four years of cadet life. Never an admirer of the genus " hle-boner, " his ability to get along with people kept him at the top in spite of an engagement with the T.D. second class year. Graduation brought the Coast Artillery and a chance to live again beneath Cali- fornia skies. " Jack " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (i) Lieutenant (i) Soccer fJ-i-l-O Minor " A ' il-l ' ) Hundredth Night Show ( -3) Howitzer Representative ( -3-2-i) Automobile Committee Chairman (i) Pistol Expert. WILLIAM BENJAMIN WRIGHT HARKSDALL field, LOUISIANA At Large Bill Started out to become one of the Academv ' s aquatic stars, hut somehow a few magazines, a red comforter, and a lot of camera equipment became too heavy a load to go swimming with every day. However, he didn ' t drop " snaking, " and, as a result of those characteristics that are in every true gentleman of the deep South, Bill has made many a feminine heart beat faster, and by those same characteris- tics he has endeared himself to his friends. " Bill " Sergeant (i) Swimming ( -3) Howitzer Staff (i) Pointer (i) Dialectic Society (J-i) Camera Club (.4-3-2-1) Presidential Pistol Marksman. EDWARD PATRICK WYNNE NEW YORK, NEW YORK Congressional " Go see Eep, he ' ll do it for you, " has been the byword of the " goats " for four years, and Eep has never refused to help anyone at any time. An " engineer " with the attitude of a " goat, " he gained his files but never at the expense of his classmates, and his words and actions have never given a hint to his academic standing. Since he missed his stars because of the cultural subjects, the Engineers may miss a good officer, but the Engineers ' loss will be some other branch ' s gain. " Eep " JULES DAVID YATES YARDVILLE, NEW JERSEY Congressioihil The population of Yardville dropped to 259 when Yat came to West Point. However, this metropolis was re- sponsible for instilling in Yat many characteristics that stayed with him for four years. There he developed a fondness for reading that led him to our library daily. A desire to teach was manifested here in his coaching of underclassmen. Yat was for his two first years an " area-bird, " but when he took up golf and liked it so much, he decided to stop walking and he did. " Yat " FREDERICK JACOB YEAGER NEW YORK, NEW YORK National Guard The seven-league boots that carry the athlete, scholar, gentleman, and friend combined through West Point in a four year bound are as titanic as they are rare. These encased the feet of Tiger who not only wore them but filled them well. Fred took his work seriously, his honors humbly, his in- juries smilingly, his " femmes " lightly, his fan mail laughingly, and our re- spect and admiration always. Both his constant punning and his " barracks- shaking " jitterbug activities added laughs which made our cadet days more enjoyable. " Tiger " Corporal (3-2) Lieutmant (i) Football (,4-3-2-1:) Basketball (4-3-2-i) Baseball C3-2-i) Major -A " C3-i) M.onoiram(X) Pistol Expert. s Sergeant (i) Football (4 ' ) Engineer Football (2) Pistol Club. Lacrosse ( -3-2-i) Numerals (4) Major ■ ' A " (i) Fishing Club (i) Academic Coach (4-3-2-1 ' ) Pistol Marksman. 141 ' Jl gr DONOVAN PAUL YEUELL, JR. HARRODSBURG, KENTUCKY Senatorial To the stentorian tones of " Sir, this is my right meathook — " we were in- troduced to Don early in Beast Bar- racks. While this part of his activities has never languished, he has since moved on to other fields as his amazing " O.A.O. a month " policv will attest. Blessed with a robust voice, a nimble hand, and a flair for athletics, he has given plentifully of each. An Infantrv man at first, he found he hates to walk — so he ' ll ride with the Field Artillery instead. " Don " Corporal (3-2) Str tant ( ) Laaosst ( -3) Swim- ming (J) Frticing (3-2-i) Managir (i) Socctr (2-i) Hundrtdth Night Show (4-2-1 Dihating Society Qf) Cadet Chapel Choir (- -3-2-i) Glee Club (.4-3 ' ) Camp Illumination Committee (i) Ring Committee (j) Pistol Marksman. RALPH EDWARD ZAHROBSKY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Contj ' essioHal An erect, square -shouldered figure filled the doorwav, dark brown eyes radiated a perceptible warmth, a spontaneous smile wreathed his bold features, a word of wisdom, a bit of wit, a helping hand he offered — and Zero, chief of all extroverts, walked among us. With supreme self-confi- dence, a knack of differentiating the significant from the meaningless, and a great facility in gathering a coterie of close companions. Zero continued to fly on a remarkably even keel toward a loftv niche scmiewhere. " Zero " Corporal 0-2) Lieutenant Q) Pointer (2-1) Dialec- tic Society (4-3-2-1) Camp Illumination (l) Pistol Marksman. MCTOR STANISLAW ZIENOWICZ LUDLOW, VERMONT Senatorial Before Beast Barracks was over ' ic was known to all of us because of his name. It drew constant attention from upper classmen and allowed ' ic ' s two outstanding traits, a good nature and a sense of humor, to be discovered. His unsuppressible laughter made for him many friends but also caused him some embarrassment, notably being ejected from an English section room, . fter a hectic yearling year ' ic went on the Middie Cruise to return a more serious man who accomplished much before graduation. " Tarpan " Corporal (3-2) Sergeant (J) First Sergeant (1) Football (4-2) Concert Orchestra (4-3-2-1) Catholic Chapel Choir (4-3-2-1) Glee Club (1) Dialectic Society (2-1) Officer (1) Pistol Sharpshooter. l Sunder classes K» over ?i[ tmnxoflgi anatioifioi wed Vic ' s xidunireiij iiiiovcrd.Hii ■Bade for til mseilbiiiisoi ■ being ejecit [ooffi. Mil ' icwtmontl jBoresetioii i mocb Wot! " Jarfm " fin; Inji [( ,((. M) CtiA CUffl 5 ' SECOND A COMPANY Kemp, P. R. B COMPANY Lawson, T. R. ■ h BOSWELL, H. Kromer, W. a. Anderson, Jack R. McCaffery, B. ■ Brown, J. T. Lee, L. C. Atteberry, R. L. Ma.xwell, T. W. m Brown, R. D. Linderman, J. C. Barrow, S. H. Michel, J. F. Bf Cheaney, I. B. O ' Brien, P.J. Besancon, H. C. O ' Connor, R. D. Clark, R. E. Osgood, R. M. Carlson, V. P. Petre, W. M. i Clear Y, T. J. Oswalt, J. R. CORBIN, T. G. PlERPONT, R. P. 1 i ' Couch, R. W. Peddie, J. S. CUMMINGS, R. L. Reed, W. R. ■ i Crow, D. L. Perkin, I. Danforth, C. F. Rosenbaum, B. S. CURLEY, T. W. RowNY, E. L. Day, p. C. Salisbury, L. R. DE SiLVA, p . Schremp, J. E. Goodell, H. C. Sands, J- R- DiLTS, P. K. Seawell, W. T. GURFEIN, J. I. Shnittke, R. I. i )9 1 Faulkner, L. S. Walker,.]. P. Gurnee, W. H. Skoblicki, T. J. JJi Foster, H. F. Ward, T. M. Hatfield, M. C. StILLSON, G. H. ; vi Garrett. ' R. W. White, A. W. HUTSON, S. C. Tarbox, R. M. ! 1 Greene, L. V. White, L. S. Kelsey, S. D. Ward, J. H. i Harris, J. F. Woods, D. S. Kennedy, K. W. Winfree, I. O. t r Hendrickson, R. G. WOOLWINE, W.J. Kline, R. W. ll w Keagy, R. B. n r 250 CLASS C COMPANY Anderson, W. T. Andrews, G. L. ascani, f. j. Bailey, L. W. Blalock, H. Brown, H. M. Callaway, J. W. Canella, C. J. Clinton, R. J. Cochran, W. C. Cooper, G. W. Cramer, T. R. Curtis, G. S. DE Saussure, E. H. Hetherington, R. R. Johnson, R. P. King, J. H. Lanky, T. R. Lanigan, R. E. LiLEs, P. y. McMillan, D. L. Male, C. E. Myers, F. J. Nankivell, H. E. Norton, H. W. Parks, S. W. Poole, E. T. Richardson, J. Robinson, J. L. Seamans, C. S. Strain, J. W. Torgerson, a. S. Travis, R. V. Trimble, H. W. Unger, J. P. Whitaker, E. J. F fl - tt D COMPANY Avery, H. K. Boatwright, L. S. Clifford, W. E. CoAKLEY, R. J. Cole, C. E. Collins, L. P. D ' EsPOSiTO, J. V. Duke, P. D. Ellis, H. V. Elsberry ' , R. V. Franklin, E. L. Frawley, H. W. Gleason, W. T. Goddard, G. H. Hauser, a. p. Hayduk, a. G. Jarvis, H. L. KiSIEL, E. C. IL-JL-lli— JL Knowles, W. p. Knowlton, J. L. Lauterbach, W. M. Manley, J. B. Mead, H. S. Miller, M. G. Mitchell, W. L. PlTTMAN, G. H. Reilly, R. S. Silk, J. M. Smith, B. J. Stalnaker, G. W. Starr, W. F. Thigpen, J.J. Thomas, A. R. TiDMARSH, H. A. Weidner, J.J. Woodruff, R. B. Zarembo, E. B. " I p . ' - .- - Z rf - ' r lSt ' y ' - ' % ' r- i. V Y ' SECOND E COMPANY McClure, J. C. F COMPANY Lokker, C. J. Armstrong, C. H. McIntyre, G. W. Bodzin, H. McCuLLOCH, J. A. Austin, E. A. Mathaisell, R. a. Buttery, E. B. Meador, J. W. Bagshaw, H. K. Moody, A.J. F. Campana, V. W. Moore, W. L. Berger, L. H. MooRu, G. B. Delaney, R. O ' CONNELL, T. C. Blanciiard, H. N. MULLINS, C. L. Dessi;rt, K. O. Polk, R. B. Brown, Earle W. Murray, J. F. T. Drum, H. H. SCHULTZ, B. DlENELT,J. H. Niles, G. Edger, R. H. Shadday, M. a. Flanders, C. L. Peabody, H. Ellis, H. H. Slocum, G. L. Fletcher, C. W. PiGUE, P. E. Evans, A.J. Stern, H. I. Fowler, J. D. RoTON, W. F. Felchlin, H.J. Tanous, p. S. Gerig, F. a. Sliney, E. M. Freese, R. E. Tansey, p. H. Harris, C. K. Smith, C. L. Gardner, W. Taylor, R. W. HoEBEKE, A. j. Snider, A. H. Green, J. O. Thomas, C. E. Huffman, B. E. Thompson, J. D. Harper, M. G. TONETTI, O. C. Kercheval, B. B. Towers, J. H. Hauser, J. N. Vaughan, W.J. D KUZELL, R. E. Troup, M. G. Heaton, D. H. Wilkinson, G. B. Lawson, R. L. Upton, R. R. Jones, P. T. Yates, E. P. Ledford, L. B. Watson, L. H. Locke, J. L. ■ n II II i| 111 » iji " i| L II f I rl t ;: B - H ' rj y z-f ; mmhl P pt 9 - o -m r;. i i| TT ' If- s S Hr w 252 D CLASS i_ji pin r¥ n . Ji-U-rj.! ' 1 k u G COMPANY Adams, J. E. Adjemian, G. R. Baker, F. J. Barnett, cm. Camp, J. H. Cannon, C. A. Cator, B. C. Chavez, A. T. Clapp, W. p. Cummins, W. K. Dixon, R. T. Gilbert, W. R. Greene, M. J. L. Hall, M. W. Harding, E. F. Harrison, M. C. Hicks, G. L. HUMBER, C. H. Hume, T. A. Kelley, R. S. KoSIOREK, S. T. LONGINO, M. p. LORING, R. G. McIntyre, J. C. Mather, W. E. MOLESKY, W. F. Peirce, C. L. Ramey, S. M. Rhynard, W. E. Singles, W. Skowronek, p. G. Stigers, J. W. Thompson, D. V. Walters, E. K. Willes, C. G. H COMPANY Adams, H. L. Aliotta, M. F. Barney, J. C. Bentley, J. L. Betts, C. F. Brier, W. W. Brooks, J. A. Busbee, C. M. Cooper, R. L. Eaton, D. H. Graham, J. W. Healy-, J. G. King, R. S. La Rocca, G. a. Lee, G. a. McGrane, E. J. McKee, G. L. McNagny, R. R. Marsh, H. T. Matheson, C. F. Maynard, CD. Pickett, G. B. POFF, E. F. Redmon, J. G. Rising, H. N. Roy, J. W. Sawyer, W. B. Stainback, F. p. Stanford, F. C. Theisen, G. L. Troy, F. J. Tyler, M. C Welles, G. H. West, B. M. ZOTT.J. H. 253 SECOND IL-Jl— Til-JL-J 111 ' :i— IU l= — Mi ft ' I tVK 1 . 9 .vt9 --:-%i :iffxiHPi . ' :i ,_: - - I COMPANY Adams, H. F. Ahern, J. P. Aldridge, R. a. BOGGS, E. C. Brown, E. ' . Carman, C. M. Christensen, J. M. Clark, H. W. Clark, J. C. Deyo, T. E. DiLLARD, J. E. Driscoll, D. L. Forsyth, J. P. Geldermann, E. J. Gould, G. T. Hampton, F. M. Hershenovv, W.J. Johnson, M. C. 254 Jones, M. M. Laudani, a. a. Linton, W. M. M. teer, J. B. MiCHELS, L. F. Mover, M. G. Murrah, C. R. Powell, E. L. Pratt, W. D. Purdy, W. a. Reagan, T. E. Reed, C. E. Richardson, H. Root, P. C. Schilling, C. H Sharkey, T. W. Tuttle, R. M. VanHoy.J. W. Waitt, R. G. K COMPANY Atkinson, J. E. borman, r. c. Buchanan, E. K. Carroll, J. H. connally, l. c. Dalby, a. S. Detwiler, R. P. Edgerton, B. W. p. Gauvreau, D. G. Gribdle, W. C. Grygiel, J. S. Henschke, J. M. Henzl, L. C. Horn, R. W. Jensen, A. Jones, C. E. Kaiser, J. L. Kramer, R. S. Layfield, M. E. Lee, J. C. H. McCooL, R. A. McDaniel, W. T. Meyer, A. L. Millikin, J. Neumeister, R. S. Price, M. Reynolds, B. Salinas, D. S. MZ, R. W. Scott, R. P. Seneff, G. p. Spiller, B. a. Sykes, J. R. Tate, J. S. Thompson, C. A. TiNDALL, R. G. White, T. K. S5 CLASS L COMPANY Ball, C. F. BiRDSEYE, M. B. Briggs, L. a. Brinson, R. H. Brown, G. S. Burtchaell, J. W. Campbell, R. P. Chapman, C. W. Cochran, H. W. COKER, S. Y. colleran, r. j. Elder, C. L. Fisher, T. L. Gerace, F. J. Home, J. M. Howze, F. B. Irwin, H. D. Johnson, A. G. W. KuNKEL, D. E. Levy, R. M. LiNNELL, F. H. Locke, F. E. McElroy, J. E. McKlNLEY, J. F. Magruder, S. B. Mayo, B. L MuzYK, A. F. Nauss, G. M. Nininger, A. R. Panke, R. E. Plume, S. K. Ramee, P. W. Rastetter, R.J. Thompson, A. G. West, D. Woodward, W. H M COMPANY Andrus, B. C. Brown, Edwin W. Carney, M. W. Celmer, T. B. Clendening, H. C. Cofer, F. S. CoKER, N. K. collison, t. d. Cooper, D. Cox, J. L Deane, J. B. DE JoNCKHEERE, E. T. Durr, E. E ASTON, J.J. Fitzpatrick, F. C. Foster, H. G. GiLLIS, W. G. Grace, D. B. Gray, P. Harvey, H. C. Hewitt, M. L. Hoge, W. M. Keleher, R. R. Larson, P. R. Monson, N. p. Moucha, M. F. MULLANE, W. R. Norton, J. Phillips, A. T. POLLA, H.J. Richards, J. R. Rosen, R. H. rossell, j. e. Sullivan, M. W. Taggart, D. B. Tyndall, J. G. Von Schriltz, D. S. 255 M A COMPANY Arms, T. S. Baxter, W. L. Beaucond, C. a. Crittenberger, W. D. Crosson, W. H. duffie, c. a. Fender, H. M. GuCKEYSON, J. W. Hamilton, W. T. Hanst, K. F. Hardaway, B. F. Hatch,]. E. HORAN, P. E. Horridge, R. M. Jones, L. G. koster, s. w. Low, A. S. LOWRY, T. J. McKee,J. L. McKlNNEY, C. F. Miles, R. C. Miller, J. G. Nett, J. E. Pryor, J. W. Rehkopf, G. D. Rogers, C. R. Ryder, C. W. Scott, Richard M. Shaffer, J. H. Studer, J. N. Wagner, S. P. Weigel, A. H. Westenhoff, J. H. Williamson, C. THIRD B COMPANY Adams, L. A. Anderson, J. M. Bartholomees, J. B. BOGUSCH, J. L. Brice, R. P. Clay, F. B. Clay ' , L. D. Eisenschmidt, C. R. Farrell, T. F. Flanagan, L. J. Frawley, a. E. Gibson, S. A. Griffin, W. F. Grimshavv, C. M. Hamilton, John L. Hickman, W. H. Hughes, G. D. Loughman, W. F. McGuire, L. F. McMurray, J. M. Maffry, R. W. Manierre, C. E. Maupin, J. W. Miller, R. L. Obenchain, I. R. RoBBS, C. E. Shedd, W. E. Snow, W. D. Staniszeski, L. Townsend, R. H. Trainer, T. K. IV ' IAN, J- A. Ward, A. M. Williams, F. W. . T k A S ILJLJ Ts« . ■ k ■■vnaBH anBT rr-T s ' " ■ ■ .•■■r ' - ■««■■■ ■ J 3 ' o mi P B 256 1 D CLASS ILJL-JIILJLJI !LJL-Ji II— JL-tl i i M L 0 f ' -1 n ' eAs ' »W C COMPANY HoZIER, G. C. D COMPANY McCabe, J. J. Beeson, J. p. Hyde, F. W. Allin, G. R. McMaster, H. C. Boone, H. F. Long, R. H. Atwood, J. W. Marks, E. H. Caruthers, L. H. Lumpkin, C. C. Ballard, R. W. Moran, J. R. Charbonneau, C. K. Miles, J. R. Barnes, R. A. Murphy, J. R. Cherrington, H. G. Polcari, L. Bortell, C. K. Nickodem, L. S. Coleman, C. C. Robbins, G. p. Braden, J. S. Pendergrast, J. R COOPERHOUSE, J. B. Sitterson, J. D. Cage, L. E. Reinbold, R. D. COSTAIN, P. M. Slaton, H. W. Coates, ' . L. Rooney, J. H. Doyle, P. Ulsaker, C. C. Crary, T. H. Seip, G. R. DziUBAN, T. F. Wachendorf, M. L. Field, R. S. Short, W. D. Ford, J. C. Waddell, F. D. FiSHBURNE, C. C. Spilman, R. B. Fritz, R. W. Watkin, W. W. Geiger, R. S. Terrel, M. H. Halpin, D. E. Weeks, E. L. George, C. C. Thompson, L W. Heffner, H. W. Williams, H. P. Johnson, R. D. Walker, B. F. Hesselbacher, G. E. Wood, P. S. JoSEPHSON, S. W. Wilder, A. D. Hill, Y. M. Wright, E. M. Lorenzen, R. E. Wood, J. N. 257 m THIRD F ■ IF I Mil I— " —111— 11— I 3 E COMPANY Barnes, J. Winthrop Bolton, D. P. Brugh, R. G. Cauthorn, C. p. Claggett, E. T. Corcoran, E. L. DeLangton, F. C. eckert, g. l. Gatchel, F. S. GiMPERLING, J. E. Grant, G. R. Hayes, J. H. Hughes, W. R. Jones, U. G. Jordan, L. F. KoiscH, F. P. Lane, J. W. Ogden, H. a. Otis, A. M. Peirce, W. H. RiEDEL, P. H. Robinson, F. I. RuBENSTEIN, S. Shelton, H. W. C. Sherman, C. C. Sifford, L. D. Simon, D. E. Smiley, F. C. Tatsch, W. D. Uhler, F. C. Vogel, L. W. Warren, W. C. Zimmerman, W. M. F COMPANY Adams, J. C. BiGBEE, J. W. Bilstin, L. bonasso, r. p. Cannon, J. M. Divers, W. A. DONATO, P.J. Elliott, J. R. Evans, B. A. Frank, W. B. Gaspard, R. E. Gustaves, S. Heard, J. W. Hinckley, R. H. Kalivav, W. G. Kates, R. C. Lawler, H. A. Leavey, E. H. Munns, E. a. Murray, D. C. Peck, J. C. Redlinger, M. J. Reed, O. W. Reid,J. D. Reinert, a. C. Rosell, F. E. Russell, G. W. Ryan, J. A. Warri:n, . P. Windsor, T. B. Wise, J. E. U ooi.iolk, J. S. 258 CLASS G COMPANY AlLEO, E. J. Alfaro, O. Bart, W. L. Bell, B. B. Beloff, L. Benitez, H. C. Buchanan, D. E. Buck, G. T. Cerar, p. R. Clagett, D. C. Cockrell, J. K. COCKRILL, J. C. CUMPSTON, S. E. Ellis, J. P. Flor Cruz y Roxas, P. Ford, W. C. Hays, S. H. holdrege, f. e. Howe, C. E. Hunter, A. E. Lahm, L. Lambert, A. L. Leonard, J. W. Marshall, L. S. MiZELL, C. M. MOREY ' , J. V. Parker, A. D. Rose, J. B. Russell, R. L. Simpson, R. S. Thomas, F. A. Wise, R. A. Wyman, p. a. H COMPANY Berra, C. Boleiahr, W. N. Brandon, T. M. Buckley, J. E. Burke, M. J. Clark, W. B. Coates, H. B. Davis, J. F. DiLWORTH, J.J. Dyson, K. E. Ettlesen, C. C. Ferguson, R. L. Finney, J. R. Furey, T. p. Gracey, C. B. Halsell, H. p. Hottenroth, J. H. luLiucci, T. P. Jaynes, J. Johnson, R. W. Ladd, C. R. Martinez, S. Master, E. P. Norwood, T. A. Omans, J. p. O ' Neal, G. R. Pasciak, L.J. Pezda, E. F. Retzer, K.N. Roecker, F. C. Steadman, a. G. Woodward, P. B. Yeilding, R. p. w ' 8 o ' ' eplife yi 259 THIRD I COMPANY Brown, C. H. CHATriULD, K. G. Clark, R. R. Clementson, G. C. corley, w. e. Crowley, J. D. Davies, J. M. Deane, J. R. Edwards, W. H. Ely, J. A. Foster, G. Hewitt, J. A. House, R. A. Jackson, D. G. josendale, j. e. Kennedy, J. E. King, A. R. Lewis, J. L. McLellan, A. Mattina, J. C. Moody, P. R. Ragland, C. E. Raymond, D. A. Rice, H. W. Russell, P. T. Seifert, a. E. Short, R. B. Shutrump, C. F. Steinmetz, R. T. Timothy, J. S. Waller, M. Watson, G. H. Young, R. P. K COMPANY Baker,]. M. Bill, j. Blaha, D. F. Blissenbach, L. J Cav ' iness, J. M. Clagett, R. H. Clapp, E. G. Colladay, E. B. Connolly, D. H. Damron, J. O. S. Garvin, C. H. Gates, M. E. Gayle, M. a. Gernert, W. E. Grieco, a. F. F. Harrell, J. W. Hennessee, J. D. IVEY, R. H. Krueger, p. G. Lauer, T. H. Lukens, R. T. Martell, E. a. Offley, R. H. Orme, E. C. Pedley, T. a. Rav, T. H. Rowland, D. Smith, R. O. Standish, F. D. Tate, F. H. S. Terry, R. D. Wilson, R. R. Winkelmeyer, re. ff :f . %MSM] ,r « W» . ' ' ivi« ' ' 5. ' - f 3 Ji CT wv r 260 CLASS :( L COMPANY Beers, R. W. Berman, R. a. BuRRis, H. L. Carpenter, R. W Craig, J. E. Cutler, E. C. Evans, R. R. Fergusson, C. M. Galloway, T. T. Garland, W. C. Helmstetter, C. Henton, S. H. Hill, C. R. Hyde, J. F. C. KOZLOWSKI, HP. McAdam, T. J. Newman, J. B. Palfrey, C. Patch, A. M. Plott, W. C. Rawls, R. M. Rickman, E. a. Roberts, F. J. Short, J. J. Smith, W. F. Snow, J. D. Stapleton, C. W. Stephens, J. B. Stevens, G. Tucker, F. C. Voegeli, F. E. White, E. J. Williams, G. Young, S. H. M COMPANY Allen, A. D. Baker, J. Blair, R. M. Bringham, R. M. Byrne, A. P. Cobb, L. L. Deffke, D. E. Dillon, W. W. Fisken, a. D. Hamerly, L. J. Harmeling, H. Hennessy, R. L. Hill, B. I. Hinkle, C. C. Howell, S. W. Kraft, W. R. May, D. D. Michel, T. J. Morgan, W. H. Murphy, R. P. Rew, G. R. Rienzi, T. M. Schmidt, J. J. scofield, f. c. Scott, W. R. Sheffey, J- P- Smith, G. C. Tabb, R. p. Tarver, T. H. Thompson, A. N. Watson, J- R- White, R.J. Williams, A. S. Witte, a. O. Hk 261 m FOURTH A COMPANY Adams, L. W. Anderson, J. W. bonham, f. h. bowley, f. w. Brown, T. W. burdett, e. b. Butler, C. L. Camm, F. a. Carmack, M. C. costell o, e. m. Courtney, J.J. Criss, G. W. ' Cutler, J. M. ECKERT, J. K. Freeman, J- W. Gatewood, M.J. Hardy, C. E. Laflamme, W. F. Lane, A. L. MacDonnell, L. ] Maughan, R. L. Mesereau, T. a. Michael, J. R. Netherwood, D. B. Raaen, J. C. Raulin, E. C. Roberts, C. B. Roberts, E. B. Sands, L. A. Scott, E. D. Stahle, J. C. Stuart, J. A. Taylor, Y. V. Thorpe, G. W. ToBEY, F. (). Tomlinson, W Trinter, ' . E. AN DuYN, J. E. Weber, J. L. Wheeler, P. W. Whitlow, R. ' . WiLLCOX, E. J. Wilson, W. B. Zecher, S. H. B COMPANY Armstrong, J. W. Baden, R. E. Berenzweig, M. ] Bertram, R. A. Bestervelt, H.J. Bishop, C. M. Bowman, E. E. Crain, H. F. Davis, R. L. Dempsey, J. R. Denney, J. S. Dixon, G. W. DuNLAP, J. A. Edwards, E. B. Fenili, V. J. Goldenthal, M. Griffen, F. W. Hain, C. D. Hamblen, A. L. Hatch, M. Kellogg, D. A. KiLRdV, W. D. King, F. M. KiTCH, D.J. Lewis, H. S. Love, T. M. Lowe, J. D. MacMullin, G. M. McHenry, R. L. Moore, j. D. Murray, E. H. NUCKEL, J. Page, C. W. Pavick, p. D. Peterman, S. C. Sheley, E. L. Skaggs, B. B. Sterling, A. E. Steuer, W. B. Tallant, W. H. Wilkes, L. L. WWANS, W. E. Wirt, C. A. Wright, J. D. Young, C. G. 262 J CLASS k H. C COMPANY Ardery, E. R. Baber, B. L. Brooks, E. H. Bruner, D. H. buckner, j. h. Conway, R. J. cucolo, b. p. Danforth, G. L. Dettre, R. H. Farnsworth, T. Flatley, T. W. Forbes, E.J. Frakes, J. F. Gallahar, J. L. Gilbert, H. N. Gorelangton, E. a. HiLSMAN, R. HOBAN, J. J. HoLLIS, J. B. Hurr, a. p. Johnson, J. F. Kremer, F. S. Ladd, J. F. Linn, H. A. McCabe, T. E. McClure, R. D. Mallory, B. J. Maloney, R. S. Mitchell, J. R. Northrop, J. R. Oakley, M. T. Phelan, J. F. Pinkerton, C. C. Pitts, Y. A. Power, J. O. Richardson, J. R. Sayler, H. B. Smith, W. B. Stangle, D. M. Wade, A. P. Whittemore, W. T. WiLBOURN, D. E. Wilson, J. M. Wood, J. S. D COMPANY Anderson, James R. Beeson, T. H. BiscHorr, L. P. BOGAN, L. D. Bowman, H. C. Boyd, F. E. Campbell, G. T. Chauity, J. y . Clark, J. F. Combs, R. M. Cook, W.J. COTA, N. D. Davis, N. L. Epperson, E. P. Farris, S. a. FooTE, E. p. Geaney, E. J. Goss, Q. J. Harrison, T. D. Hogrefe, W. W. Hughes, A. J. Kinney, G. R. Klerk, J. W. Latshaw, J. B. Lutrzykowski, T. T. McGee, H. G. Martin, M. L. Mazur, H. J. Meachum, W. W. Mitchell, J. W. Myers, W. R. Richard, A. H. Rumbough,J. E. H. Schlosberg, R. T. Sebesta, A.J. Smolak, J. F. Stewart, D. L. Talbott, cm. Tomsyck, L. M. Vlcek, D. H. Walsh, D. F. Wheeler, P. L. Wise, R. V. O. Wriston, R. T. f y ' v ' f . c ' v " iik ■■ " ' ■ Ufv ' , - f £ , ' t ¥iLM- - - -(?: FOURTH E COMPANY BardiiR, H. a. Behn, M. a. Beightler, R. S. Brice, W. B. burlin ' , r. b. Butcher, C. J. Dakin, M. H. Dannacher, W. H. Dulaney, J. F. Ellis, F. T. Fiander, H.J. Frabotta, ' . A. Glasgow, C. G. Hardebeck, E. J. Hardy, W. L. HlLLMAN, R. G. HlNE,J. A. Lewis, W. E. LiNDELL, K. G. Linton, J. H. LOWRY, E. E. Mac ' eigh, C. S. McGouGH, E. A. Maertens, G. K. May, B. S. muldrow, r. PlETSCH, W. H. Pratt, W. W. Pritchett, H. H. Quesenberry, M. H. Ruyffelaere, R. F. St. John, A. ScHOriELD, J. H. Shaw, F. P. Shortall, J. L. Smith, F. M. Stephens, J. F. Sykes, G. K. Thaler, M. S. Thompson, D. W. Wehrle, H. F. Wheeler, J. P. White, J. F. Young, R. E. Zettel, R. C. F COMPANY Alfano, C. F. Antonioli, y . L. Batson, R. T. Bevan, W. L. Bowlin, R. L. Burke, J. H. Cook, R. M. DeGruchy, O. W. Eberle, G. M. Ellis, P. R. Freer, A. L. Gallagher, R. E. Guthrie, R. W. D. Harrington, R. E. Healy, J. D. Heltzel, C. L. Herrington, R. M. Holtan, H. a. Hood, B. F. Houser, R. H. Hovde, W.J. Huddleston, J. M. Hutchinson, E. J. Hynes, R.J. Kane, F. X. KiRBY, H. H. Kraetzer, W. a. Lambert, H. L. Ledbetter, J. W. Lucas, J. P. McGregor, J. K. Mease, H. Nygard, W. E. Peden, R. M. Porter, G. W. Riccio, J. A. Rita, F. G. Robert, W. H. Russell, J. T. Schwartz, P. A. Stabler, J. P. Stevens, M. E. Walker, H. S. Wilson, L. L. 264 CLASS G COMPANY Baer.J. W. Barnes, John Wm. BixBY, L. H. Blanchett, L. M. Broach, R. H. Changaris, J. S. Cobb, J. M. Curtis, W.J. Davenport, CM. Edmonds, R. H. K. Elliott, H. D. Faulk, F. G. FiSHEL, R. R. GiFFIN, S. S. Hall, D. E. Hensel, W. E. Holt, C. A. Hunt, H. T. Jones, J. J. Jones, R. B. Jordan, H. F. Kajekcki, F. C. Kelly, T Kerig, J. a. Kestler, C. M. Koerper, C. E. Landrum, E. M Lloyd, J. R- Meade, E. K. Miracle, R. W Moses, J. G. MOZINGO, R. C. Norton, J. H. Porter, F. S. Prince, A. E. Rader, R. J. Rebh, G. a. Saari, a. E. Saunders, H. A Scott, W. H. Smith, R- J. Spann, F. ToTH, A. L. Wardell, p. G. H COMPANY Andrepont, p. E. Bullard, R. L. Bush, J. E. Carey, M. L. DeWeese, T. D. Donaldson, T. Q. Dover, J. H. Dworak, J. L. Fautt, R. H. Finley, C. R. Fisher, L. B. Foster, J.J. Gorman, J. J. Harris, R. P. HoCKER, J. K. Jackson, A. V. Jeffers, D. H. Kurtz, R. G. Lacy, R. E. Lenfest, C. W. Little, J. M. McGregor, J. M. Marshall, R. C. Martin, T. H. Meltzer, L. NORRIS, B. Parker, D. M. Powers, R. H. Pugh,J. R. Ramsey ' , T. E. RippiN, J. A. Ross, J. R. Ryan, R. L. Scott, E. P. Steinle, p. L. Stole, A. E. Stroh, H. R. Taylor, L. G. Turner, H. G. Waters, F. B. Weakley, E. R. Weart, G. S. Wink, E. A. Wood, R. M. 265 FOURTH I COMPANY Aleveras, J. A. Barger, D. H. Brittingham, R. C. Brook, J. E. Brown, T. H. Broz, a. F. Canella, K. E. Gary, T. I. Cobb, J.J. Davis, J. T. Deekle, W. C. Doyle, J. L. DuNWOODY, H. Ebrey, H. J. Edwards, R. L. Piss, R. E. FiTZPATRICK, L. Flanagan, E. M. Gee, C. F. Grace, A. B. Grimm, H. F. Hackler, J. F. H. M. Henry, G. Huntley, J. C. Jackson, T. T. James, S. L. Kemp, H. E. Kerr, W. A. Kreml, E. a. Lawless, D. K. lovett, j. r. Luther, J. J. McNamara, J. G. Marston, a. a. Meyer, S. C. Neale, W. D. Nickel, J. R. Powell, D. F. Reynolds, E. R. Scott, Ralph M. Smith, R. N. Stephens, W. H. Taliaferiu), W. R. Truex, R. J. k company Armstrong, D. C. Benner, S. O. Benson, J. W. Blake, R. T. Blue, D. K. Brady, W. D. Burr, C. H. Cadwallader, R. L. Cook, W. H. Dave, J. F. Dyla, B.J. Faust, E. L. Featherston, J. H. Frankosky, J. O. Fritz, W. h " . Gaudiani, . A. Hahn, W. R. Harper, H. P. Hugenberqer, a. C. J arrell, H. a. Kelleher, J. E. Kirk, J. M. KoLB, H. G. Lacy, E. C. McCallam, J. a. McDermott, R. F. McGowan, J. D. Mazur, H. Moore, C. J. Naylor, W. E. Norris, J. J. 0 ' H..RE,J.J. Prior, G. T. Reynolds, J. F. Roberts, J. E. Sanders, . K. Sellers, C. K. Settle, J. R. S.mith, M. a. Suor, E. C. Thayer, H. A. Whitaker, K. a. Wilson, S. L. Zubon, M. 266 n- CLASS (? « IB J r 1 1 1 f .f t T t T T ' t " t ' 4 A t .O J L COMPANY Beahm, H. L. Bennett, E. E. Berry, K. L. Betts, G. Buell, K. E. Catlin, J. C. Cherbak, V. A. Clemenson, W. ] Cobb, J. B. Crockett, R. H. Dalton, W. L. Dixon, A. C. DORAN, E. A. Evans, R. L. Field, F. Fisher, R. L. Gadd, R. G. Griess, T. E. Hamilton, Jos. I Harding, L. B. Holland, R. J. HOYT, J. G. Hughes, J. E. Hume, W. H. hutchings, t. l. James, L. B. Karrick, S. N. Knowlton, W. a. Lappin, L. M. Leventhal, R. L. McClure, J. Machen, B. L. May, M. H. Mills, B. W. Moore, H. E. Richards, D. H. Sanders, R. A. Shultz, J.J. Spence, T. E. Talbott, W.J. Tresville, R. B. Upchurch, J.J. Wardrop, M. S. Waters, W. E. m company Adams, P. P. Bender, R. C. Benedict, C. C. Bielecki, E. J. Carberry, E. J. Chambliss, T. M. Chilton, A. W. Conmy, J. B. Cosgrove, G. V. Cronin, H. J. Croonquist, a. P Cutler, E. W. Dolby, W. F. Foster, R. V. Francisco, L. S. Gean, K. a. Griffin, D. E. Hathaway, J. A. Hehn, E. L. hofmann, r. m. Kyle, W. D. Larned, W. E. Lundberg, G. B. McKinney, J. A. Mansfield, F. C. Mead, C. F. MiNCKLER, R. D. Moses, J. W. Neumann, M. A. overstreet, v. l. Pitts, W. F. Roach, H. K. Seegers, B. Seith, L. T. Starnes, W. L. Stewart, W. R. Thompson, W. M. Tucker, W. H. Walker, F. V. Walling, R. J. Watson, T. R. Wheelock, J. G. Whiteside, D. P. YouNT, B. K. 267 . ' " STAND UP, MISTER! J CLASS HISTORY " Kindle our hearts in fellowship with those of a cheerful countenance THE CADET PRAYER The Great Blizzard 1888 Regimental Parade 1892 COMBAT CARS ORGAN IZATION — PART I I I I 869 Association of Graduates of tlic United States Military Academy formed. Gen. Sylv anus Thayer cho- sen as the first president, May. I 875 ()ld section of hospital con- structed State of New York ceded jurisdiction over entire West Point Reservation, May. 1880 5 cadets graduated, George W. Goethals ranking 2nd, June. 1881 Hirsi written examinations required in Mathematics, June. Same system m use today. 1886 77 cadets graduated, John J. Pershing rank- ing 30th, June. 1888 The Great Blizzard blocked all sally-ports and interrupted work, March Dress-Coat blouse adapted as part of cadet uniform, June. 1892 First Regimental parades instituted. 1894 Raincoat made part of cadet uniform, summer. 1895 West Academic Building constructed. I 896 Corner stone of Cullum Hall laid, April. 1897 Battle Monument erected and dedicated to the 2042 men and 188 officers of the regular army who lost their lives in the Civil War, May 67 cadets graduated, William D. Connor ranking 1st, Frank McCoy 34th, June. 1898 59 cadets graduated, Malin Craig ranking 33rd, R. C. Davis 36th, June Lusk Reservoir completed Official arms and seal of the Uni ted States Military Academy adopted, October. 1899 Service stripes on cadet uniforms adopted. 1900 Catholic Chapel consecrated, June Corps of Cadets organized into 6 companies. 1902 Congress enacted law establishing pay of cadets at S500 per year plus rations. 1903 93 cadets graduated, Douglas McArthur ranking 1st, June Officer ' s Mess Hall com- pleted . 1907 .■ dministration Building completed. One of the world ' s tallest solid stone masonrv struc- tures. 1908 Mrs. Russell Sage and Miss Anna B. Warner gave Constitution Island, one of first points on Hudson River to be fortified during Revolu- tionary War, to West Point Reservation. One end of Great Chain was anchored to it. 1910 New Cadet Chapel completed and dedi- cated, June Old North Barracks completed. 1911 Reveille gun moved to Trophy Point Riding Hall completed Old Cadet Chapel moved to cemetery to make room for East Aca- demic Building Organ in New Cadet Chapel installed. 1913 East Academic Building completed. 1917 Marshall Jolire of France visited Academy. 1919 French Monument presented by L ' Ecole Polytechnic, French Military Academy, October. 1926 Thayer West Point Hotel formally opened. 1929 Washington Hall Cadet Mess Hall) com- pleted. 1931 South Barracks and New Grant Hall com- pleted. 1932 Maj. Gen. Wm. D. Connor appointed Superintendent. 1933 Congress enacted law conferring degree of Bachelor of Science on graduates, June. 1935 Congress increased number in Corps to present authorized strength of I960 cadets. 1938 Brig. Gen. Jay L. Benedict appointed Superintendent New North Barracks and wing of East Academic Building with new Philoso- phy, Chemistry, and Physics laboratories com- pleted. 1939 Cadet Armory completed and used for Graduation Exercises. 457 cadets, largest class to date, graduated, Hon. F. D. Roosevelt officiating. P L E B E YEAR ' 18? Apprehension at our first sight of a swarming C entral Area is mirrored in our faces as we are designated as Flankers or Runts. .(.Ih- rv cl.ai..iis of chi- nuslcrus of sn,Lpp drcssn. ; ix,)kca i»r ing reactions trom this quartet. Some have hat] this hefore. ■( its, " long hair and bags soon disappeared in " First Day " regi- mentation, and we were soon attired in serviceable " plebe-skins. " BEAST BARRACKS was a pressure chamber! When we were let in from the outside world, South Gate was closed and hermetically sealed behind us. Then we were subjected to an unaccustomed pressure which was to prevent our having the " bends " during the coming periods of blast- ing and digging necessary to shape our Army careers. Summer Camp with its hikes and maneuvers began to mold a potpourri of " city slickers " and yokel boys into a somewhat discordant concert of held soldiers. At this point we painfully discovered that summer camp is nor what you make it. Back in barracks after Plebe Hike we had our tirst brush with the First Class and the homing " cows " only to find that they were a bit more tough and brittle than the Year- ling Beast Detail. However, academics soon came and the other hardships of Plebe Year were swept aside in an in- undation of Euclid and Pythagoras. Our first football trip Already partly shorn of distinguishing " cits " these men wait to be enrolled in the 5th Company of New Cadets. Below, 2nd Com- pany falls in " with eyes glued to the neck of the man in front. " These Yearling corporals wasted no time in teaching Bob a diffi- cult corrective exercise — that of " rolling the horrible sway out. " ■Nciu p,iM .ill hiiTiian help, I ' rey seems to resort to supplication for divine aid and comfort — or perhaps he v ' ants " to buy the place " . ' 274 1 I w nri n decided to come early in order to " get into the swing " Their expressions reflect the wisdom of their decision. was a joyous event for it was then that we left the reserva- tion for the first time since our reception in July. Then came Christmas week — ten full days of unbridled joy and freedom from care, for with the upper classes gone we really owned the place. The Gloom Period that followed was interrupted hv the long-rumored trip to Washington for the inaugural cere- mony. The icy rain and bitter cold of that trip proved con- clusively the delusions of anticipation. English, French, Math and Drawing filled the remaining days until June Week, and we found it increasingly more difficult to refrain from being " Bold beforejune. " Early in June we moved to Summer Camp again where we awokewith an uncomfortable start to find that we " weren ' t recognized yet. " On June 12, 1937, our year of trial and seemingly cease- less tribulations was over with that never-to-be-forgotten Recognition! We get a final once-over by a member of the Detail before the General ' s first inspection — our last group appearance in " cits. " This is a valuable lesson of Beast Barracks — acquiring the gift of patience preparatory to four years of constant waiting in lines. We never did solve this mystery — although actually outnumbering the Yearlings 8-1 the ratio seemed to be about 5-1 against us. The mad rush of trips to the Cadet Store begins, and we shuttle back and forth, loaded down with seeming tons of equipment. 275 This all takes place at a time when squad movements were the order of the day. The front rank having performed its part, the rear rank completed an extremely snappy " Squad Right. " Afttr a very trowded morning we arc- ilruen to ashinglon Hall by Squads for our first painful contact with the new Cadet Mess. Alur MUSS, uc hail more rudiments hammered into us as we pre- pared tor our first public appearance — the swearing-in ceremony. Later we li.ul pr.uiuc p.ir.uk-. ;eitirig re.uK lor the linal aim ot Beast Barracks— formal induction into the Corps of Cadets. A late-comer receives some special attention. .Soon he will he ready for his own induction into the Battalion ot New C adets. We received preliminary " correction " prior to our first inspec- tion. More than 9 demerits took away our •Walking Privileges. " After weighing the relative merits of extreme hunger and discom- fort we did not know which we preferred if we had a choice. -W| INTRODUCTION TO THE CORPS FINDS US WITH MIXED FEELINGS— RELIEF AT THE END OF BEAST BARRACKS AND APPREHENSION FOR THE FUTURE. .■ -22ii - This is not a group of rambling Arab nomads. It is the result of quick changing to the famous words: " Next uniform will be — . " ' -■ Uni iBspei- H PniilefM. ' i PlebeHikewasa wcIkhhc re lief from Summer (amp and ■Hiidge " shows his own approved solution for fast pup-tent pitching. bid 1 choice. Our brief period of emancipation over we settled into the routine of fighting the A. D. with books and tables as our weapons. .. m With plane table, alidade and " contour hounds " on the loose, we transplanted each billow of Trophy Point to our plotting board. 277 Each week we saw the n.t .ri.t oMkmI dLLision on our tus lc with the Academic Departments. We otten " took the count. M Co. held its annual Easter-Egg hunt in the excavation for New North Barracks. After an hour ' s hunt the man with the largest number of eggs received first prize — a generous dragging. . " i S r June Week brought the end of scheduled j; ' " altendance.s with a denionMration for the visitors in t apt. Wood ' s approved solution. " Next man, upl " and av a v c went on the Flying Rings, which we finally learned to dominate, but not with the greatest of ease. At ihe command. On Guard, ' step right on guard! " And so we hooked and feinted in the best Billy Cavanaugh manner of boxing. |(ic ill s p.iii in 111. iking " every man an athlete " w.is ti tators an exhibition, but to us it was preparation for the spec Delafield. " RECOGNITION! ' AFTER A YEAR OF PROBATION WE WERE WARMLY ACCEPTED BY THE CORPS AT THE COMMAND: " FRONT RANK,, ABOUT FACE! " if YEARLING DEADBEAT Our new " iii.ikiv kli [modiI dt iheniselves as they led us in our first S. 1. its upperclassinen on ihe Summer ( amp paratie ground. lire. I ' ., SI Nuruher Scvlii ' Ihis Lr brought the whole camp A-ith buckets antl waste-baskets to find some smoldering dr ' leaves. The new Yearling il.iss hili the new ( omni.iiul.mt. I.t. ( ol. Charles W. Ryder, who replaced Lt. C ol. Dennis t. McCunnif. Review on the plain over, we impatiently waited in front of our tents for the completion of the inspection, eager to don our " drag- goids " to give congratulations and receptions to our " makes. " ON that nic-morahle day, June 12, 1937, wc relaxed into a life of comparatne ease and comfort, all the more en lovable because of the nearness of the rigors of Plebe year. It was with eager and happy anticipation that we looked forward to Yearling Deadbeat, but after weeks of summer heat, tussles with 155 mm. guns, parades, horses, and more heat we began to look askance at the term " Deadheat. " However, refreshing afternoons at Delatield, " draggings " (of both varieties), combined with beautiful moonlit eve- nings on Cullum balcony did much to make Yearling Sum- mer one long to be remembered. The three eventful months came to an end, and back to barracks we went and to the stresses of another academic year. We worried through the intricacies of Calculus, " parlezvoused " for the last time in French, and struck Ciceronian poses for the English Public-Speaking course. Physics taught us that the proper procedure is to " g " when in doubt while History and Drawing slowly but surely put most of us behind the same types of lenses we studied. With football games satisfying our immediate needs and our first Christmas leave approaching, fall and early winter passed quickly enough. Finally that long-awaited day did come and away we went in our brand-new F. D. coats to receive the " How nice you look, Johnny! " of our admiring friends and the " Are vou from W M. I.? " of chance ac- quaintances. This short taste of sweet emancipation only whetted our appetites for more — so much so that we even welcomed " poop-sheet day " as just another milestone to be passed before Furlough. The " Gloom period " could not dim our happy hopes born of blissful ignorance, and soon our cries of " Yeah Furlo! " reverberated through the mess-hall as well as through all barracks and areas. June Week seemed almost endless for our ears were tuned to onh- its end phrase — " Furlough Class dismissed! " The " Peter Stuyvesant " plied up river after having deposited its excursionists at South Dock, and the " Ci A P ' were with us again! Hollywood invaded our tranquil shorus tor the tilniinf; of " Rosa- lie. " Top Hats and tails looked out of place on our South Dock. When the Class of ' 41 moved to (amp u c were rc.id to hand over our guard tours and other summer " soirees ' and to take lite easy. The annual Yearling picnic on Constitution Island gave us the opportunity to observe that place at close hand. Our boat ride over, pretty femmes and tasty " boodle " made the trip a success. The Plebes went out on a practice hike and placed the safety of camp back on our shoulders, which did not please us at all. We received an approved solution of the inner workings ot the 37 mm gun from Capt. Thiebaud during Infantry Weapons drill. After a morning of target practice in the standing, kneeling, and prone positions we were ready to go to Delafield where we could now forget the old familiar w.irning cry of " Fore for the O. C. " 281 9 On ihf lOOO-inch r.iiiKc « t ii.,i u ,i ili ,i,. Ji.nnc s ol .isst-inbly and fire and the capabilities of the IJrowning 3 )-taliber niachinc-jiun. I he summer ' s end brought Yearling hike with most of us trudg- ing as Doughboys. Hourly halts brought relief to aching feet. " Step right up, folks, and see the Greatest Show on earth, " shouted barker Moore, and we filed into the Gym for our first Camp Illumination. Before long we found the inevitable boodle line. Some went as machine-gunners and found that they were not so fortunate when it came to pushing those heavy carts up Bull Hill. .,%A. d Mr . ' s ' lMieL- r- 4 The fighting was intense in this sector, but this gun was kept " off carts, in action " despite heavy casualties among its crew. All IT a h.ird d.n hj luin};. i i si niggled over Bull Hill into i.imp .It the Procter Hstate. A dip in Lake Frederick revived our spirits. 282 i! U This lX.u,ulihu li.idtinu ' lor rcM hi I,, it supper u liilc his m.ichine- gunning classmates had to groom and water their horses. luded in English was a Public Speaking cchhm mi which we rned to face our audience sans any tremors or misgivings. ■ ' :C¥« m V i t MW ' - At the evening critique we learned all the misiak.cs made in the day ' s problem and what the Firsties should have been doing. Back from the open road we settled down to our second academic year. M. Vauthier opened to us new ideas on L ' Esprit de Corps. While most of us struggled over the intricacies of Calculus these hives seemed at home among their Lemniscates of Bernoulli. 283 " C ' est le cadet Light qui parle — . " The aluminum disc whirled, perpetuating for posterity our second year French. In drawing we worked our poop-sheets without any such idea of perpetuation. m Al IIIH CHEERLEADKR ' S CALL; IM lORS lOR ( ADl L Dl C ROT ' SCORES OF EAGER HANDS REACHED OCT TO PASS THAT CADET DOW . r In preparalion for the Navy game the walls were decked with the Plebe ' s contributions in the way of sheets and art. We won! At the end of their course in Drawing the Second Classmen used the traditional method of sharing diligently-saved poop-sheets. Just before spring we turned out in a special " Band Box " Review to greet our incoming superintendent, Brig. Gen. Jay L. Benedict. A few classmates commemorated the end of French by donating their texts. Fortunately, the custom has wisely been discontinued. 284 SECOND CLASS YEAR 4 Iliinu- .main .it ' ter the altogcllu r i.m. h.lIt lca i-, vc tmiiid thai the fdniiliar up-the-hill trek hioiij;lu i loiulnsive end to Furlo. We exchanged greetings before signing in at our orderly rooms. Soon we were to become lost in the whirl of Cadet life. THOSE 76 short, glorious days came to an abrupt end on August 28th as we retraced our steps to the same orderly room where just two and one-half months earlier we had signed out — " Furlough. " We were now worldly-wise and full of that elusive savoir-faire which seems to come from " cit " clothes and long hair. After hearty greetings all around (including cries of " Yeah Summer Camp " and " Only one more year " from the new Firsties) we wriggled into our dress coats only to find that the cadet store had diabolically shrunk the collars at least three sizes. Wc solemnly swore that it was but " a snare and a delu- sion " and settled to the steady routine of academics. Our every movement was soon absorbed in the chemical mys- teries of " The pulsating aura and throbbing nebula, " as the whole story of atoms and molecules was unfolded with startling clarity by Col. Fenton and his able assistants. To supplement this enlightening study we entered the mazes of mechanical principles from single forces to free bodies and from rolling cylinders to funicular diagrams. The Goat-Engineer game on Thanksgiving Day proved that the Goats " really hived that stuff. " Their victory was prophetic, for a week or so later we sank the Navy! Christ- mas leave came and went, but not before many of us found a dainty finger to bear that pretty miniature we had in mind. Spring academics brought a veritable swirl of headaches including Bernoulli, dynamos, vapor cycles, air-foils, Spic speeches, wires and water in never ending lines. Then came that never-to-be-forgotten day which marked the end of Drawing! This and the coming Educational Trips appeased us until the 4th of June, and our last move to Camp. During our last days of grace we all llockcd to IXlalield to enjoy a short period ol freedom before settling down to serious study. Our course in Descriptive Geometry showed us that there is more than merely right and wrong — there is also an " auxiliary right. " I CHANGE IS THE MOST CHANGELESS OF ALL THINGS! The book said 2K.CLO3 + A = 2KCL + 30,f . After two hours we found that cadet +test tube +chernicals —poop-sheets = " rat race. " After tenderly untolding the delicate outriggers we laboriously- matched pointers as we tracked the invader from Stewart Field. In Field Artillery instruction we learned that firing consisted of more than sitting behind the gun and pointing it. We found that angles and distances called for very accurate measuremen ts. Cool, crisp autumn days brought football season. We enjoyed these games in Michie for the beauty as well as the sport. With Thanksgiving came the annual tussle between the mental giants and the not-so-hivey lads. A carnival spirit filled the air, with pop talks rallying the goats but none hacking the engineers. 287 Juice lab was a hive of activity with everyone piiigerly fingering instruments. We felt relieved when the last section finished intact. Watch in hanil, the judge fired the starting pistol. A split secoiui and a smudge meant the difference between victory and defeat. W ater, water everywhere! Turbines roared, wiers splashed, and Bernoulli and those first section slipsticks reigned supreme. Friction heads, pressure heads, velocity heads, and lost heads caused aching heads as we tried to measure quantities and velocities. After straining our muscles dcnu .-Tating gymnasium i to the plebes, we sought pointers fruui the A Squad pcrh The Yearlings thought that all bedlam had been turned loose in their rooms when they returned from " first hour drawing, " for we generously bestowed upon them all ot our drawing poop-sheets. The icy lingers ot winter closed on Hudson V.illey, and we ex- perienced the most severe snowfalls in many years. The drifts became so deep that we had to wear boots and breeches to class. 0 .-w 4 Supplementing our Aerodynamics course was a visit to the hangar. We imagined ourown wings spreuting as we fondled " The Duck. " ' Hundredth Night Sht)w " w.!-- an oppurtunity for the " rug- cutters " to show their mettle. The lads were re.illy " in the groove. " As prep.iration for firing the big guns during First Class Summer we fireil problems on the Tr, liners. It was interesting because the next step in our liekl training would be subcaliber firing. 289 y But firing isn ' t all there is to this Artillery. We had to haul the guns up first, and enlisted men showed us how it should be done. Our lirM " last time " occurred during June cck w hen we m() cd to c.imp tor our I.isl summer. We still hat! m.in more to ci me. X ' e finally took over, and after many battered ankles, bruised by banging traces, we learned to swing the leaders wide on turns. From this jumbled pile of equipment we extricated our belongings and prepared to " loop and roll " and set up house for the summer. The sense of humor of a painter who quit work promptly .it (:3 l is shown here. The contents were probably too much for him. " Let iliiri Ik Ii.uIh, hi, I ilurc w.is lifjiii u ri niillion (..uulU- powerl VX e still do not know how so much light can be so heavy. This auspicious receiving line can mt.in but one thinj; (ir.ulu.i- tion Hop, the culmination of all the social events ot June cek. 290 FIRST CLASS YEAR l«ne« " ■ 1 flt« g II one i Eto«! rVIDfOO •..cwoiirs • ;oo shof ' ,;;[ in toiili • olismaii ' : ' .,lioll, ton ...iiiDV on ; ' ■ siioics ot " The old order changeth, giving place to the new- UtpilOB. lit next w jniDf anil jimcal appl kiioJtorrec J, Jill we SIX Uleywadioj milinj of I iinU wiih iippforra Hit iiial ir talltn ' iiiic i entemcly .(dtniKS mtssion oi 3 ik Great! ilowlynve ifflisLti i ' kii»i3Li4.- - 292 t After a pre-reveille breakfast, we shouldered laundry bags and jj grouped at one end of camp to entruck for our first summer trip. JUNE brought graduation and gold bars to the Class of 1939, but to us June 12 meant a batch of new service stripes, new chevrons, and nev ' responsibilities. The task of carrying on the traditions and customs of the First Class I was now ours, and a busy summer lay ahead. I A too short week at Mitchell Field was crammed full ' with an endless procession of absorbing events. Bombing and observation flights were interspersed with ground in- I struction, tours, lectures, and superb meals. Back at the . j Academy on a brief visit we learned something about the ' mechanics of signal communication with its wire-laying, ! tree climbing, and futile attempts at radio transmission and I reception. The next week found us in the Pennsylvania mountains awakening the metropolis of Tobyhanna with our early morning artillery practice. It was here that we found the ' practical applications of overs, shorts, fuse settings, de- I flection corrections. But the call of the open road beckoned i us, and we soon found ourselves in the far reaches of Central I " alley wading through our Cavalrv Cruise. Then came the I unveiling of the mysteries of ponton bridge construction, I attended with much ducking of hapless classmates detailed I as group foremen. I The final trip took us to Fort Hancock to see the Coast i Artillery in action. All types of weapons were fired for us in an extremely impressive demonstration. Academics ably filled the days until Christmas with a procession of new sub|ects. We studied the legendary feats of the Great Captains, and the incredible potentialities of the lowly rivet assumed new meaning. With the passage of I Christmas Leave, studies were relegated to the background I in preparation for graduation as we quicklv spent our j meager savings for officer uniforms and equipment. vl Well fortified with the first of the memorable Mitchell Field !;■ I meals, we lolled around waiting for mir first tour of inspection. Included in our tour of the Post were visits to the hangars, the supply depot, photographic laboratory, and parachute chamber. 1 he next morning we prepared for our first flight. In flying groups we went out to the designated B-18 Bombardment Squad- rons. The flight presented a new perspective on our Alma Mater. 293 Hack from West Point we experienced a new thrill at the sight of a beautifully designed Mitchell Field in its picturesque background. Like a flock of homing birds this group wings through the skies ■ ■■ to present a picture of grace — a squadron in full flight. ittol ' The arrival of the Army ' s giant Flying Fortresses, the B-15 and the B-17, caused the whole post to turn out to see the landing. The largest plane in the I . S. Air Corps, the gigantic B-15. dwarfed this diminutive pursuit ship which was placed alongside it. The nose of the H- 1 S makes an interesting spectacle. The bom- is coii bardeer sits perched up above protected by the ever- watchful gunner- ,,„ - Nestling under the wing of an O-il like chicks under the w ing of a giant hen we heard lectures on the intricate mechanics of flying Three hours ' flying in these bombers found the novelty wearing oflT. We sat in the gunner ' s seat and used the " bomb bay buckets. " 294 ' ia fall % One of the most familiar .ind intriguinj; sights .ihoiit the field was ihi;. view of the protruding and unprotected tails of the big B-18 ' s. One morning we reeeixeii distinguished isitors in this slat plane. Inside, this ship ri als the splendor of the luxury air-liners d f I viidf. Tltl The pilots ' compartment of a bomber is filled with a profusion of ' oicbUf ' gadgets. The opening at lower right leads to bombardeer ' s seat. fill ' ' We had long anticipated a ride in these speedy little O-47 ' s. Here is a flight wheeled out of the hangars for the Lakehurst trip. — «Bj -rM Impatiently we waited tor the necessary gassing, oiling, and grooming that every plane gets before taking oflf. We buckled on our ' chutes and were soon over the Navy ' s dirigible hangar. bbiii ' ' Between flights we returned to the squad-rooms to rest. Some tried to recover from the realization that they were not born flyers. 295 iB W V J.-..cir.lL l ,ip..n l,.lnli.inn.. uiili , .ur ' rc,u,uliin ; It ' (.-quip- rmnl ilonc up in .1 " c.iv.ilry-izcd " M-rsion ot (he Artillery long ri)ll. ■ I ' " ' II M. cil in World War training barracks where we kits. Some men used dainty paper plates. •A- I ' " These thinfjs .ire not liiinnies, junior, but cadets with B. C. scopes. " We sensed the bursts in order to hit the distant targets. ; . ' k I Tilt irlillen Enlisted men ot the I ' ield Artillery were constantly filling yawning cavities, guns or cadets. Here an efiicient job is done on the cadets. I in sn.irp crack ot the suhc.ilibers u.is nuui .liMuil iiig than the roar of the 75 ' s. However, this little . 7 mm. is extremely accurate. SSBa " - Out on the subcaliber range we were divided into two groups, one to direct firing from the O. P., the other to man the guns. Aiming stakes set well out in front of the gun are used in pre- cision firing to reorient the piece right after each round is fired. 296 m. At last we h.irulkil the S with live rounds after having had " dry runs " during three years ot drill at the Field Artillery stables. i l (id«i wiik B. [ ibt ii«int (irm i The artillery garage rool serveti as an (ihserv.itioii |iost tor the H. E. firing. A lull in the tiring called tor reluct.inl rel.ixation. llSIltbiBJlknl ' HjianljiMi We stood in line to shoot; we stood in lint to eat. Judging from the smiles and happy expressions, which line do you think this is? The aN.ilrx ruise had nothini; on this hike in lolnhinna. Wit bodies and s,,ggy food left their marks in dampened spirits. Horse-drawn and pack artillery outfits passed on the roail am exchanged a jeering word with mounted men taunting walkers. JAMES MONTGOMERY MOORE PRESENTED A PICTURE OF COMPLETE ABSORP- TION. WITH HIS EYES FAST SHUT, EACH ROUND WAS -LOST ' TO HIM. ... m Signal instniclion piil ll literally " up a tree " and kept us there. h n We lasteneil our cantle rolls securely in place at the start of our Cavalry Cruise but lell our ponchi s accessible for emergencies. Cavalry Hike regulations called for a 10-minute halt at the end of each hour. This break was to rest the horses, and not the riders. So loDjier 1 jonifldsil v Mobility being the major ch iracteristic of a alr . our first duty was always the care of our mounts. Periodic hoof inspections and groomings on the picket line were part of the daily routine. fcibriski; I ' wUichli Frederick Anthony believed in starting with a solid foundation ' ' r. r ' 298 Most horses acted like small boys being forced to wash their ears, pulling and jerking their heads as we tried to clean them " fore. " With the regular evening critique over, the new organization commanders were given the details of the coming problem. ;iiiluitlite»J ' I loilnollhenilt:- ' No longer having their feeding disturbed, the horses quieted down and submitted to a good cleaning of the parts that follow. Out on ihc Tornc w c were gi en .[ dtnuinstr.Llion nf mechanized cavalry and our lirst opportunity to ride in the new " Iron Horse. " toilitl f After a brisk application of the curry comb, followed by a vigorous brush, each horse assumed a well-groomed appearance. With the horses abed we were able to care for our own needs. Armed patrols preceded us on our d.iil ni.irches and gave us warning of the impending battles. As the traditional conclusion to the hike, the rains gave reason for the term. " Cavalry Cruise. " - " " :%. ,299 ■■All MUM uill l.ill ill lo. a ehick tormalionl " This familiar com- niaml liLLatiiL- l,mun;s i)ii our CuaM Artillery trip tii I ort Hancock. This K ' railway gun thundered and sent its Jmi ikhi destruction over the horizon to a wail of Ihere ;oes .1 missile of Tilt ' ' ' l-ordV-8. " ,,a ' tl The Quartermaster R.iilroad provided welcome transportation over the far spread and ivy-covered stretches of Sandy Hook. On the ruins of the old Sandy Hook fortifications we grouped to watch the Itt mm. sea-coast gun blast holes in distant targets. Col. Charles A. Lindberg and the Post Commander came out tc watch the firing. The " . -inchers " peppered the target unmercifully. I tkecompjei I The efficient enlisted crews manned the tractor-drawn coastal armament. An overlay of the problem showed accurate results. This newest of our weapons, the 37 mm. anti-aircraft gun, made " ' ta«ae an impressive display as it sprayed a steady stream of tracers. ' ' lene 300 I The 50-caliber machine gun was a new and intriguing toy to most of us. We tested our skill by firing at hydrogen-filled balloons. On a free afternoon some of us commandeered the mine layer for a try at deep sea fishing, while the rest " " took in " Asbury Park. i t)ne of the Post ' s mine layers took us out on the Bay for a practical demonstration of the laying and firing of a protective mine f ield. The fishing party brought back the evidence of a productive after- noon — the Asbury Park group had miniature golf score-cards. ' p.iimmm Time to be hung heavy as we waited for the tedious mine laying process completed and the mine area to be cleared of pleasure craft. Acting on an invitation from the Signal Corps we entrucked for a tour of inspection through the new laboratories of Fort Monmouth. W j ■ I jolw " ' ' ' With the water finally cleared we watched mine after mine send giant geysers skyward as the target moved across the field. We were given .1 spUiKliil ri.tLpii,.n ,u iIr I ' dsI. not ihc least memorable point of which was the " boodle fight " at the Club. 301 M |u l wiM 1)1 -New liurj;h w c It-arnt-tl the part the engineers play in a river crossing as we " mucked " the necessary equipment about. tun groups, the shore crew and the bo, it crew, we rk on our separate tasks, supervised by Instructors. Before getting down to the serious work at hand we held a race in the small boats. After building a foot-bridge we started the much harder task of constructing the main crossing over the stream. The boat crew made a slight numerical error in not having enough men on the ropes, result: necessary salvage operations. The two crews joined hands across the completed bridge as the last plank was put into place. The Instructor surveyed the result. ( ' onfulent of the strength of the result of our three hours of labor he gave the signal for the loaded 7-ton truck to put it to the test. 302 We finished up the summer by taking the two lower classes on a combination Yearling-Plebe hike. This was one time we rode. r u m taii»5 ujt openlions, We drew our books and then, just before plunginj; into our last academic year, we were granted an excursion tt the Drid Fair. ,td bridge isihe The congestion at the Fair entrance gave practical meaning to the term, " defile, " which we were to meet in Military History. At ihc- cncraiiK. t,. Ilic.iion Walk. iIil I lass ,,t 19 il cri -Licd . memorial to two classmates; illiam Kelleher .ind Charles Jobes A trio of observation planes heralded the approach of the 7th Cavalry Brigade, which rode many miles sans saddle sores. Against the hackgrmitul nt the exhibits of the Fair our uniforms attracted many questions from people who mistook us for Guides. This crack organization claimed the distinction of having won more decorations during its existence than any other outfit. 303 W hen vc were l.in.d w iili iht- probluni iil bu) iiig Drtictr uquipnicnt we consulted experienced hands. HelptuI advice was freely given. Irn.illy we reached .i decision and submitted to me.isurenKiil fur those glistening boots we had dreamed about tor four long years. Alter we had worn the regulation cadet shoes lui luni c.iis ilus assortment brought a temptation to buy everything in sight. Shirts did not present too great a problem because regulations were pretty specific about what can and what cannot he worn. As we encountered each ilillereni t pe of footwear it became hard to make decisions for we had to balance desire against budget. . n (ivercoat rounded out t)ur purchases and u-e were read ' to re- port in September: " Sir, new-Lieutenant reports as ordered. " 304 ATHLETICS " Help us in our work and in our play to keep ourselves physically strong . . . . " THE CADET PRT YER tttiil ' O " ' w THE VALUE OF ATHLETICS COMES NOT FROM WINNING THE GAME BUT FROM LEARNING THE LESSON THAT: " LIFE ISTHE GREATEST OF ALL GAMES, PLAY IT WITH COURAGE. WISDOM AND LOYALTY. " . . . . Ftrst Army Polo 1895 ' Ti- First R. At C. Hockey 1923 :: rf ' H ' IillfV J wmmfmm JL. 1817 Capt. Partridge incorpo- rated bodily exercise into curricu- lum. J 1835 Cadet Carter accidentally 3 killed in fencing bout. •C Ib46 First g ' mnasiuni prepared and ph ' sical instruction given. 1870 Last boat race between two upper classes. Requests by later classes to continue practice turned down bv authorities. I 885 Present physical training system introduced Swimming made compulsory for all cadets. 1890 Firsc . rmv-Na y football game in answer to Navy ' s challenge. Lost 24-0 First baseball game played against Philadelphia Riverton Club. 1893 . rmy Athletic .Association formed First Inter-Collegiate baseball game played at West Point Track and Field athletics intro- duced First Field Day — 5 men represented each class. Became first of modern " Athletic Re- views " Systematic training and coaching organized. Laurie Bliss of Yale hired as first coach Major " A " first awarded for athletics. 1894 Navy football game banned because of financial difficulties and numerous injuries Golf course laid out on the Plain. I 895 Cadets lirst participated in polo at Academy. 1899 Official colors — black, gold, gray — adopted for use in athletics Over-sized white mule first Army mascot. Taken to Navy game and answered charge of Navy goat at Franklin Field by " hoisting " him into the blue stands. Army 17, Navy 5. 1901 Bunker (tackle) and Daly (quarterback) first . riTiv men to make Ail-American football team. 1902 First Basketball game against Yonkers Y.M.C.A First entry into Intercollegiate Fencing Tournament successful by winning Team Match by large margin. Coach, M. ' authier. ATHLETICS 1904 First award of A. A. A. Saber made to graduating cadet excelling in general athletics dur- ing his four years as a cadet. 1905 President Theodore Roosevelt ordered all cadets to attend gymnasium instruction daily. 1909 First award of Edgerton Saber made to graduating football captain Cadet Byrne fatally injured in Harvard football game. 1914 Football team had undefeated season. 1916 Football team had undefeated season. 1920 Ma)or Gen. Douglas McArthur proposed present system of intramural athletics Heiberg Trophy lirst presented to best horseman. 1921 Indoor Polo Championship first won. 1923 Beginning of international hockey rivalry with Royal Military Academy of Canada. 1924 Michie Stadium formallv dedicated and first used for football games at West Point. 1927 Walt Whitman Pistol Trophy lirst won in intercollegiate Pistol Match. 1928 Howze Polo Trophy first presented to grad- uating captain of polo team. 1929 Cagle selected for Ail-American Football Team for third successive year Track Trophy for 440 event won in Drake Relays. 1930 Howze Polo Field formally dedicated. 1931 Skating Arena completed and opened for hockey. Games previously played out in open on Plain Cadet Richard Brinsley Sheridan fat.ill - iniured in Yale football game. 1934 " Pointer Trophies " instituted for Summer Camp tournament winners in Golf and Tennis. 1938 New addition to gymnasium completed. ics MAJOR SPORTS ATHLETIC COUNCIL Lt. Col. Ryder, Col. Fenton, Col. Alexander, Lt. Col. Hibds CHEERLEADERS Emery, Wohner, Eaton, McDonald. Smith, Mueller i) z 6ca« WEARERS OF THE MAJOR A ADAMS A H E R N BALL B O W L B Y BROWN CASE CLEMENT COL WELL COR BI N COSTER D A LZI E L D E L A T O U R DEVLIN DODDERIDGE D O N O H U E D U B U I S S O N DUE EATON ESAU EVANS F A I R L A M B FRONTCZA K GILBERT G I LLEM G I LL I S GREENE GREY G R Y G I E L H A N S T HARRIS HEFFNE R HEIDTKE HELMSTETTER HENNESSEE HENNESSY H U T S O N K A S PE R KNIGHT K R A USS L A R K I N LAV EL L LIGHT LOTOZO MICHEL MITCHELL MOORE M U L L I N M U LL I NS MURPHY MUZ YK OFFERS O ' K EEFE R E I N BOLD ROED Y RO R ICK ROSS ROY SCOFI ELD SMITH STELLA STROC K THIGPEN THOMPSON TIND A LL WARD WARREN WHITE WILLIS YE AG E R 311 i COACHING STAFF if. 0 1 .NtiK- •« iJ .fm. 4 Gillis, Frontczak, Mullin, Diibiiisson, Stella, Kaspcr, Roonc , W addcll. MiIikt Wood, Jordan, Frawley, Weidner, Greene, Muzyk, Polk, Murphy Harris, Satteni, Bolton, White, Light, Yeager, Evans, Lotozo Michel, Brown, Cochran, Helmstetter, Maupin, Hennessee, Minahan, Hutson, Adams White, O ' Brien, Hennessey, Sheffey, Heffner, Hatch, Farrell, Grygiel, Thompson FOOTBALL SEASON SUMMARY Coach Wood, Captain Stella Army 16 FURMAN 9 Centre 6 Columbia 15 Yale Notre Dame Harvard 46 Ursinl ' s 14 Penn State Navy (JpPoiH ' l tS Sept. 30 7 Oct. 7 7 Oct. 14 6 Oct. 21 20 Oct. 28 14 Nov. 4 15 Nov. 11 12 Nov. 18 14 Dec. 2 10 Foothiill, more than any other sport, resembles war. No other sport can emphasize more forcibly the lessens of war. Power, security, offensive and surprise are the basic principles ot lootball as well as war, organization 313 fitness, leadership and morale are the deciding factors of victory on the gridiron as well as on the battlefield. In football and war, ictorv must never cause the victors to become o ercontident; and defeat must alwaxs be the seed of renewed determination. Graduation left a gaping hole in the " .A " squad. Malher,U ' ilson,Schwenck and l.ong liad passed down the trail and left Captain Bill Wood ith the |iroblem ot lind- ing suitable replacements, Stella, Front cak, and Gillis were the nucleus about which he had to build. , large part of the season was spent searching for the best possible combination. Roonev and Greene, linesmen, were shifted into the backheld, then back into the line; Hutscn was converted into a wingback, and Evans, a center, moved into the backheld tor the blocking assign- ment. . rm launched its most powerful offensi es when Frontzcak, Hatch, Evans and Dubuisson teamed behind the line. In the forward wall the first stringers were Adams, Michel, Murphv, Gillis, Roonev, Stella, and Yeager. Army ' s 1939 season was a poor one. With victories over Furman, Centre, and Ursinus, the Rabble btnved to ■ ' ale, Notre Dame, Harvard and Navv, while tving Cokimbia .md Penn State. Despite this showing Coach Wot)d had two reasons to rejoice. The lirst was Captain Harry Stella, Army ' s Ail-American tackle, and the second was the v ' outhfulness of the team which augurs well for future campaigns. In the season ' s opener against Furman University Army found itself hard put to win 16-7. Armv scored in Gil In battery-heave jor the Team h •Is w ' Hjitt? Maiipin runs ; the second quarter on a long drive that cuhninated with Jere Maupin carrying the ball over for a score. Art Frontzcak followed this with a held goal from the 15- yard stripe. Furman came back through the air, scoring on a forward from Shetley to Fitzer. Three points be- hind, the Greenville eleven fought hard but Armv made the outcome sure when Hatch passed to Moon Mullm for another score. Centre College from Danville, Kentucky, pro cd to be another stubborn foe. Army required a field goal off the toe cf Art Frontzcak to win 9-7. On October 14 Armv laced its first real test against Columbia at Baker Field. The hnal score was 6-6. For hfty-seven minutes Lou Little ' s team outcharged and outplayed the Army but in those last few minutes Armv came to life. Hatch heaved a 30-yard pass to Yeager who snared it on the Army 47 and then raced desperately for a touchdown. That was the whole ball game; a Columbia team that played hard, smart football and an Army team that displayed brilliant football in the closing minutes to stave off defeat. The following Saturday, Yale defeated Army 20-15 in New Haven. Frontzcak made the initial score of the game but the bulldog led at mid-time 7-6. In the second half Yale got far out in front when they scored twice. Despite the score Army launched an attack that had the Eli Blue in full retreat. Forwards and penalties against Yale carried the ball to the 1 from where Polk carried it over. Yale ' s strategy was delay and went even as far as giving Army an intentional safety. . imy came surging 315 LOTOZO •¥■ DuBuissi back ,ind luipL- did not die uiuil Yale knocked down Maiipm ' s lasr, long pass. . _iiainst Notre Dame, Army pla -ed the best i;anie of the season, btit it was the same old story of Irish manpower a ainsr . rni - light. Notre Dame, waiting (or a break, kept kicking the ball deeji into . rm - territory. The vf break came when the Sotith Benders recovered a fumble on the . rmv 30. ■ pass brought the ball to the 7 and then Stevenson slashed off tackle for the lirst score of the da ' . For the next 30 minutes the game was all Army ' s. Toward the close of the second period, Clyde Thompson recovered Crimmins ' fumble deep in Notre Dame ter- ritorw Frawle - tore through tor 9 yards and another di-i e ga e .Vriin ' .i first down on the Irish 10. But with time running short the Cadet attack bogged. In the second half Ann ' made their greatest sustained drive of the vear. Frontzcak ripped the Norte Dame line to shreds and Dubuisson, playing a brilliant game, carried the f ., L • MuLLIN ■mt hall around end for consistenc gains. The pavoff came on Notre Dame ' s 6-yard line where, with fourth down and inches to go, Frontzcak took the hall on a spinner and was downed before he could move. Notre Dame ' s second score came as a result of a desperate pass which Steve Bagurus intercepted and ran hack for a touchdown. 317 1 atii they are stopped agtiiii The whole Armv team played well in this game with special plaudits going to Duhuisson, Frontzcak and Stella. Suffering a letdow n after the Irish defeat Army traveled to Cambridge where they met the Crimson of John Harvard. For the first time in seven vcars Harvard tasted victory over the Armv. The score was 15-0. The first halt remained scoreless as the ball seesawed between the two teams; but in the second half Harvard opened up. Lee scored for the Crimson when he carried the ball through the line on a reverse. Armv took the subsequent kickoff but could make no headway against Harvard ' s - ROONEY ' J V if Michel 4m kK- ' ♦ Hl. N ' 1£SSEE forward wall. March ' s puiir as blockcJ and he was forced to fall on it tor a safety. Spre ' er ' s tine running set up the final score which Harvard made with a forward. Army ' s standout in this game was littlejim Dubuisson, who plav ed an excellent defensive game as well as breaking aw ' a ' tor scseral long gains. Bm iclor ' was to Harvard. Following a one-sided victt)ry over Ursinus from Pennsylvania 46-12, Army met the strong Nittan - Lions of Penn State who boasted victories over Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Universities. Outplaving State, Arm - narrowlv escaped defeat as a Hatch to Hefiner pass clicked in the closing minutes. Army ' s opening attack drove Penn State to their 40. There Kniaz, a tackle, intercepted Maupin ' s partially blocked pass and spurted fifty y ards for a touchdown. Army scored in the same quarter. Rooney blocked Icke ' s kick and Gillis picked the ball up and ran ten more vards for a touchdown. Penn State scored again on a sixtv-vard run in the third quarter which Army matched witli a last minute touch- down resulting from HetFner ' s catch cf Hatch ' s forward. Sattem efficiently booted the extra point that made t he final score 14-14. With two weeks layoff, Army met the Navy in Phila- delphia before 102,000. Fog blanketed the field, the rain fell continuallv and the gridiron was a muddy bog. Na V, playing smart football, tot)k advantage of the weather and pounded awa ' at the Army line. Army, with their powerful passing attack, could get nowhere wilh the wer hall and unsure fotJting. The midshipmen 318 stopped c erv advance the Cadets tried to make nhile t;arncrin!; ten points on a touchdown and a lield goal. (For further account of the Navy game turn to the Navy section. 1 Big Jim Lotozo and Rill Gillis did veoman work 111 the line hut could not stem the Nav ' tide. The 1939 football season passes into the shadows. For West Point the season was disappointing in the ictory column, hut our team was a hard-figh tint;, courageous team, of which the Academy is justly proud. We had more than our share of defeat hut defeat to an Arinv man means but one thing U ' hen do we light again? Stell. . . . Army ' s No. 1 man, captain of the team, and one of the best linesmen the Academy has ever had. Two hundred pounds of " you shall not pass " , Harry was a one-man defense, and Notre Dame, Navy, Colum- bia, all shied away from his side of the line. His out- standing game? Harry was always good . . . Light . . . converted from a tackle to a running guard " Ev ' s " speed made him an ideal man for the post, but an in|ury early in the season hindered his performance . . . FRONrcz. K . . . " Art " was a plunging, bucking fullback whose ball carrying has broken the hearts of more than one op- ponent. Remember his brilliant pass interception and 96-vard run against Columbia? . . . his right that beat Har ard in ' 38? . . . an elusive man in the open, Art will leave a vacancy hard to lill . . . Ad, ms . . . big, long- legged, " Hank " whose will to right and win have always been so potent in Army ' s bag ot tricks ... a f W, DD1 LL " Blocked kick I ' oolh.ill — . rmy sty If bruising defensive end who was always " there " . . . Yeager . . . the famed " ruhber-legs " whose rise to fame came against Columbia, a team from his own town . . . remember that breath-taking pass completion from • Evans •k Htlmstetter Hatch to Yeager in the last three minutes? . . . Sattem . . . probably one of the best place kickers that Armv has had in many years . . . remember him against Penn State when he kicked the goal that gave Armv a 14-14 tie? . . . MuLLiN . . . spirit always belonged to " Moon " ... he came to Army from the south and could run, pass, and kick . . . despite unlucky breaks " Moon " played the game to the hilt . . . Lotozo . . . Stella ' s running mate at tackle and whose appearance in the line made opponents tremble . . . " Boomba " was one of the hardest working linesmen on the field and never tired . . . Kasper . . . was a steady, willing worker whose depend- abiiitv made him an ideal reserve center for the more brilliant Gillis . . . equally effective as a reserve back he scr cd in this double capacity throughout Jiis varsity seasons . . . Duduisson . . . hampered by a leg in|ury which kept him out of the early games of the season, Dubic ' s brilliant, whirling, twisting runs were high- lights in everv game from then on . . . who can forget Dubie phuing his heart out against Notre Dame and Har ard- . . . Iie.ni:r ... a steady, hard working man that people hear ery little of, but whose very presence on the squad made the reserve question an easier prob- lem . . . when needed he was alwavs ready. 320 B SQUAD Kintner, Jones, Merchant, Toth, Taylor, Woodward, Hughes, Cole, Ulsaker, Tate, Stephens Barnett, Seip, Larkin, Crocker, Minahan, Kelsey, Rvder, Harrell, Wilcox, Esau Galloway, Gerace, Muzyk, Chapman, Berrv, Fitzpatrick, Havs, Johnson Gillem, Duffie, Corley, Wachendorff, Cofer, Smith, Clay, Schaeffer Seamans, Cochran, Hendrickson, Hoge, Maffry, Welles, Bethune, Letzeller C SQUAD Seith, McKinney, Fcnili, Buckner, Kelleher, Mazur, Power, Frakes, Hatch, Stable, Raulin Hinkle, Whitlow, Talent, Benson, Taliaferro, Fitzpatrick, Thompson, James, Mav, Wilson Neumann, Benedict, Edwards, Gaudiani, Cobb, Wilson, Peterman, Wilson, Hardy Faust, Day, Lacey, Edwards, Lutrzykowski, Hines, Armstrong, Michel Spann, Jerill, Dalby, Tobey, Eckert, McGough, Van Dyne 321 •¥■ Cilptilill Gll.LEM BASKETBALL •f- Coach Lentz SEASON SUMMARY Army Opp ' i!t;iiri 45 H R - K D Jan. 6... ...34 31 Lafayette Jan. 13 . , 37 39 Brown Jan. 17... ,41 46 Cornell Jan. 20. . . .... 36 27 . Princeton Jan. 24. . . .25 36 George Washington Jan. 27. -. ...31 34 , , Gi;orc eto vn Jan. 31, . ...-35 44, , Yale Feb. 3 .40 33 Columbia Feb. 7, , ,30 20 , . . Penn State Feb. 10, , , , , , 47 50 . . Colgate Feb. 14 , 34 44 Dartmouth Feb. 17.. 36 47 Syracuse Feb. 21. . ,46 52 Wesleyan Feb. 24. . . 31 47 Navy Mar. 2, , . , , ,33 At the beginnint; ot the ' 40 season, Armv ' s basketball hopes were clouded in doubt. Graduation had left but two lettermen, Arkv ' aughan and Captain . i Gillem, Renola, White, Esau, Gillem, Vaughaii, ReinbolJ, Garlaiul Jolinnv, Dodderidge, Case, Heffner, Murphy, Ycager, Lentz Rastctter, Kemp, Schilling, Norton ' ' Urn about which to form a new team. X ' alcntiiie Lenz, tlie new coach from St. John ' s of Annapolis, reahzed he must hnj new talent in the (A)rps if Armvwas to make any kind of a showing against the torniidahle teams on its schedule. Consequently Coach Lenz spent the lirst three weeks of practice drilling basketball fundamentals into his candidates — emphasizing particularly the de- fensive elements of the game, Lenz ' s theorv being, " Learn the defense well and the offense will take care of itself " . When Army took the floor against Harvard at Cam- bridge the week after Christmas lea e the team was eager and determined. The starting line-up saw ' aughan and Reinbold as forwards, Esau at center, and Gillem and White, guards. A close battle at the start, the game swung toward Army when Doddendge and Yeager got into action. With ' aughan doing brilliant work under Tip-off. Se,iiou ' s on. ' the basket and Gillem set-shooting from outside the circle, Army had a 32-15 advantage at the half. Harvard came back strong but was unable to cope with the West Point defense and the game ended. Army having the long side of a 45-34 score. Lafayette, Army ' s first opponent on the new armory floor, showed plenty of flash in beating the Cadets 37-31- Scoring quickly at the start Lafayette played cle er ball and kept their lead until the end despite the offensive work of Gillem and Vaughan. The following Wednes- day, Army took it on the chin again, this time from Brown University. Captain Piatt, Army ' s nemesis, showed Brown the way to a close 41-39 victory. AI- 323 Vaiighaii takes over thout;li Annv had led .u the half, Brown ' s accurate shooting gave them the game. They made 18 baskets with 39 tries for the amazing percentage of 46.2. On January 20, Cornell, Ivy League leaders, stormed the armorv. Armv ended its two-game losing streak with a 46-36 win over the Ithaca team. Army played a bril- liant defensive first half and then, led by Arky " aughan, took the offensive. Jim Bennett, scoring twelve points, was a constant threat but Cornell could not keep up with the pace that Army set. The next Wednesday the West Point quintet traveled to Princeton, caught the Tiger napping after a two-weeks layoff, and managed to eke out a 27-25 victorv. Both teams played a listless brand of ball. Chuck Esau filled the hero ' s role when he drib- bled the whole length of the floor in the last thirty seconds to counter the winning score. The Princeton contest must have taken all the bad basketball out of Army ' s system for West Point played superior ball in defeating George Washington 36-31. George Washington came to the Point with a highlv publicized five, boasting a long, winning streak and a scoring average of 52 points per game. G.W. could not effectively penetrate Army ' s defense, while Gillem, Reinbold and ' aughan were finding the hoop consist- ently. A letdown set in after the tough tussle with George Washington, and on January 31, Georgetown took Army ' s measure bv the slim margin of 35-34. Although - Vr 1111 1 • Norton - DODDHRIDGL Georgetown ' s record could not compare with George Washington ' s they kept pace with Army all the way. At the beginning of the second half Arky Vaughan gave West Point an eight-point lead with his rebound shots but still Georgetown came on. They closed the gap until in the iinal two minutes the score stood 34-33 in Army ' s Hughes favor. But diminutive Pajak scored on a close-in basket that gave Georgetown the game. With four victories and three defeats the team was at the seasons ' s turning point. A defeat might dishearten the team while a victory would give them new fight. At Yale, Armv came from far behind rowhip the Eh 44-40. The game, a hearty affair, was marked by 31 personal fouls. Yale had the height and experience but Army the fight. Three minutes from the end the score was tied at 38 all when Albie GiUem gave Army a basket lead with a long looping shot from the center of the court. This lead was short lived as Erikson scored for Yale. Again Gillem sent a long one through the hoop and Reinbold, scoring on a sleeper, clinched the victory. On February 7, West Point defeated their fourth Ivy quintet in overcoming the Columbia Lion 33-30 at Morningside Heights. Army ' s superior speed and en- durance decided the game as the Lion ' s attack bogged in the second half. Both teams had dirticuity in finding Too lale to stop this one • • Rli.vdold the rim as is evidenced hy Columbia making onlv four of fifteen foul tries and Army sinking but three in the same number of attempts. Reinbold, with nine points, led both squads in scoring while Gillem displayed ex- cellent floor work. Next, Army met Penn State, the toughest team on the schedule. Penn State had a superb team, fast, clever and averaging about 6 ' 3 " in height. . rmy, unable to penetrate the Pennsylvanian ' s zone defense, was never in the game and the Nittanv Lions demonstrated their superiority bv establishing a ten- point lead after seven minutes of plav. In the second half the Penn Staters forged far ahead with Barr rolling up the points from the pivot post. Sinking fortv-six per cent of their tries Penn State overwhelmed the Arm ' 47-20. The following Saturday Armv embarked on a five- game winning streak, winning from Colgate University. At mid-time the score stood 23-23 but West Point rallied for a decisive 50-34 triumph. Case, playing a fine de- fensive game besides garnering ten points, starred for Army while Gillem and Taft of the Red Raiders shared the spotlight. Dartmouth, Ivy League champs for the past three years, was Army ' s next victim. Army traveled to Hanover, New Hampshire, there breaking the Big Green record of 39 consecutive victories on their home court. Dartmouth took the lead at the outstart, assuming Scramble an 18-6 advantage but Army cut their lead to only a basket at the half, the score then being 24-22. At this point Armv rallied with Murphy and Reinbold showing the wav. Dartmouth could not check the Army and the tinal score was 44-36. On February 21, Syracuse visited the armorv and on the basis of its record should have won handily. One of the leading teams in the East Syracuse had twice downed Penn State who had manhandled the Armv. But Army, upsetting the dope sheet, came through with a 47-46 win. The game, close all the wa ' , ended in a 44-44 tie at the end of the regular plapng time. In the overtime Syracuse took the lead but Reinbold ' s shot from the floor knotted the count while ' aughan ' s free throw gave Army the victor -. . ntKipating Navv, Armv romped over Wcsleyan 52-31 and approached the Navv clash with confident determination. Navv, suffering from a dismal season, was laying for the Cadets hut Army played a brand of ball the sailors could not match. Behind 24-6 at the half, Navv rallied to come within nine points of . rmy but could not keep up the pace. West Point widened their lead and won out 47-33. ' For further account of Navy game see Navy section.) For Army ' s ' 40 record, Coach Lenz deserves a world of credit. With seeminglv limited material available he moulded a team that ranked with the best in the East. The squad was behind him to a man and their spirit and tight furnish a mark at which the ' 41 team can aim. 327 - Manager Renola Another Army goal cS fO,, S .J 0 ' 0, f ' ,. . ,, 1 ' ' ' ' ' % ' " 1 ' ' " " Ciirtin, Krishcrg, Ferris, Nanncv, Davis, Kail, AJaiiis, hsau, French, Farnsworth Gilbert, Kasper, Rcnola, Atkinson, Cleary, dc Jonkheerc, .Johnson, Stella, Cantrcll Clement, Litton, Horton, Polk, Dessert, Ahern, Knight, Bergner BASEBALL CiptJiH Esau ■ ■ Coac } French Army 7 V ERMONT 3 Lafayette 15 Princeton 8 Rutgers 3 Columbia 3 Duke 7 Georgetown 8 Syracuse SEASON SUMMARY Opponents April 12 1 April 15 4 April 22 4 April 26 2 April 29 7 May 3 5 May 6 5 Mav 10 4 1 Pennsylvania Mav 13 3 10 Yale 3 FORDHAM 6 Williams 4. Navy 5 Colgate May 17 17 May 20 5 May 24 3 Mav 27 1 Mav 30 .1 Baseball is tliL ' Army ' s own sport hv irtuc of the fact that in 1889 at Cooperstown, New York, a young Army oliicer conceived and founded our national sport, the _i;ame of baseball. His name was Abner Doubleday. Base- ball has grown much since its birth so that today big league baseball attracts millions of fans each vear. And 328 every school and college in the country boasts a team, no matter how humble. Japan has taken up the sport in earnest, and already the game is passing from a national to an international game. But hfty years later Abner Doubleday, could he do so, still would get his biggest thrill from coming to West Point and watching his Army team play. Army ' s ' 39 club was a hustlmg and eager ball team, but on the whole, inexperienced. At the initial sack. Chuck Esau, though lacking a considerable part of his ' 38 batting punch, continued to star on the defensive. Wally Clement and Bill Litton alternated at the key- stone sack. Speedy and alert, these two were dangerous both in the field and at bat to Army ' s opponents. Dick Polk held down the shortstop position in a man- ner seldom before seen on an Army team. Dick, with his perpetual swagger and chatter, kept the team always on its toes. Batting over .350, Polk hit hard and accurately, many of his hits going for extra bases and coming when needed. Bill Gilbert patrolled the hot corner. Bill was the best third sacker that West Point has seen in years, and the fact that he has two years left with us is encourag- ing. Ahvays a money player, he hit when there were men on the base paths, and many times in the field came up with the decisive " out. " Rubber-legs Yeager, held up by a football injury, sat on the bench most of the season but displayed power and punch when he did break into the line-up late in the sea- son. Knight, Kasper, Stella, Army ' s big guns, were the kings of the garden patch. All wielded powerful bats and rarely did they allow a fly beyond the infield go for a hit. Behind the hat Joe Ahearn, a yearling, rapidly de- •¥■ Davis Polk strikes pay dirt 1 Vlfll " " h .13 ti l-.tiemy limit, jiisl start ■¥■ Pi ' LK ■ Rr.NOLA vcloped into a first rare catcher. Able tci Jit; the wildest pitch out of the dust, catcher Joe was also a tough cus- tomer with the willow. Bull Davis led the moundsmen and, hacked h - de jonckeere and Nanne , formed the nucleus of a stiii-d and dependable pitchmg stall, . rnn- also had some high-caliber substitutes, outstanding among whom were Rcnola, Horton, Johnson, and Atkinson. However lack of experience in working to- gether cut a gouge in the victorv columns, the season ' s record being 8 wins against 6 losses — which doss not present a true picture ot the individual merit of the pi avers. X ' erniont, the lirst team to meet . rm in 1939, bowed 7-1. With cold weather hampering both teams, Army drove the ' ermonr pitcher from the mound with a four- run barrage in the h)urth mning. Polk ' s hit was the big one a smashing two-bagger which helped put the game on ice. Lafayette followed N ' ermont, but the home forces were not so fortunate this time. Nannev pitched hne ball lor seven innings but weakened in the eighth when Lafavette scored its winning counter. . rmv (illed the bases in the last inning, but the rally bogged down and Armv lost a heart-breaking 4-3 decision. In the lirst game awa ' from Doubleda ' held, Army enjo -ed a slugfest at the expense ol two Princeton 330 Avicio Inirlcrs. Archie Knight, Bull D.nis, CHiuck Esau, and Bill IjtttMi all fattened their hattint; averages as Army rolled over the Tigers 15-4. Then, on April 26, Rutgers was defeated 8-2. A heavy third inning for the Cadets decided the game. Cleary, a yearling southpaw, started for West Point, hut a sudden streak of wildness forced liim to gi e wav to Nanney who twirled for the remain- der of the session. Army made every hit count in this game as may be seen from the statistics — eight hits and eight runs. The following Saturday, Columbia ' s power and con- sistency at the plate proved too much for the Army and the Mule lost to the rune of 7-3. The Lions were never headed and nipped Armv ' s ninth inning rallv which fell far too short. For the next game Duke came north. Both Duke and Army ran wild to tallv three runs in the first inning. After that heroic stanza the game settled down into a pitcher ' s battle. z rmy was horse-collared for the rest of the game while the southerners garnered tallies in the third and eighth which ga e them the game 5-3. After the string of defeats Armv came back to win over the Hoyas of Georgetown 7-5. Hits bv Stella, Cur- tin, and Polk gave Nanney a margin to work on, and Georgetown was never able to even the count. A victory over Syracuse 8-4, was followed bv a loss to ■¥• Gilbert •¥■ Clement Pennsylvania University in Philadelphia. Caputo, a brilliant sophomore, outpitched Bull Davis and won 3-1- May 17, Armv and Yale held a hitting spree in which Armv ended on the short end of the 17-10 score. Nine pitchers saw action as both Wally French and the Yale coach tried to stem the tide of base hits. Then Fordham came up the river and defeated Army 5-3. Bull Davis pitched excellent ball, hut .-Krmy ' s spotty defense gave the Rams the edge. Army broke the three-game losing streak when they scored over Williams college to win at 6-3 behind the pitching of Nanney. This victory came at the psvchological moment as it boosted the team ' s ♦ Johnson Oiit h ' hijse bit Litton Sot eien close morale just before the Navy game. On Mav 27, . rm ' came up from behind to sink the Navy, The score was 4-1. More than 5000 spectators saw Bull Davis set back the Midshipmen with six hits. Bull also hit hard in this game getting a double and two sin- gles to help win his own game. Navv drew lirst blood by scoring a run in the fourth inning, hut . rniv came right back with tallies in the lifth, seventh, and eighth. This victor - always marks the season as a success — No matter what has gone before. In iionor of baseball ' s fiftieth annnersarv, . rmy plaved a post-season game with Colgate University at 332 I, Coopcrstown, New York. Arm ' downed the Red K.iiders 5-1 with a big third inning. Looking at the ' 39 lineup the fact that this team was voting and inexperienced is apparent. For the 1940 season practically the whole team will be back in uniform. With a tiill ear ' s play behind and excellent prospects coming up from the plebe team, Armv has high hopes for 194( " ' under its new captain, Chuck Esau. Yeager should be back in full form after a year of hard luck. The yearling standouts, Gilbert, Polk, and Ahearn will form a strong nucleus about which to build as their smooth play has been proven. It would be fitting to close with a word about our fine •V- HORTON SIS hits. P jiycamc " ? ' ' ! lajliili-T ' tflSJOV Univctsii ' i Beaudry Nice Try coach, Wally French. Wally was, some vears back, heralded as the finest athlete ever to wear the Cadet grey. Unfortunately, yearling math proved a bit too complex and mysterious and Wallv found himself a rookie with the Athletics. Here he became known for his ability to ride his opponents. Professional ball he gave up to return to West Point as head baseball coach and coach-of-all- trades for the A. A. A. Year after year, French turns out a team of which the Army can be proud, and it is to him more than anyone else that we should give our thanks for our fine baseball record. 333 Jl ■ Captciiii Eaton LACROSSE SEASON SUMMARY Oppa ic)its SwARTHMORi: April 10 1 . , Syracuse April 14 8 . . Yale April 17 2 12 Johns HoPKi s April 24 11 Arwy 10. . 11. . . 13. 10 Penn State 11 St. John ' s 7 Rutgers 1 Princeton 13 Cornell 4 Navy April 28 4 May 1 8 May 8 2 May 15 4 May 22 2 May 29 5 ■ Coiicb ToUCHTONl: ■l- Ji5S!aSKP» ' Going back into the earliest accounts to be found con- cerning the life of the North American Indians one finds repeated references made to a long-established game universallv popular among the tribes ol the Northeast. As played by the Indians the game had a deeper signifi- cance than as a mere sport. It furnished military training to the warriors, as well as being a religious rite supposed- ly pleasing to the thunder gods. The men of a whole tribe, sometimes numbering in the hundreds, were pitted against those of another, the younger men taking the offensive while the elders cared for the defense, playing all dav on a lield whose length extended several miles. Fairlamb, Wilson, Edwards, Bradley, Eaton, Keller, Ma.xwell, Gillcm, Hoisington, Bollard Clarke, McCartcn, Swift, Smith, England, Wynne, Hines, Rising, Frontcrak Touchtone, Thigpen, Danforth, Easton, Franklin, Tate, Mitchell, Sykes, Ferrill Pressly, Kerwin, Free, Miiller, W ' oolwine, Sands, GrygicI, Wiedner, Irwin H ' :lMS,llK 3 .tk i --kl - H The lateral boundaries were more or less vague, except in the case where the game was played entirely on an ice-bound river during the winter. The referees, whose main object was to prevent the game from diverging into an inter-murder alfair, roved the field on horseback. The ball, of wound raw-hide strips, was usuallv a little hirger than a baseball and had verv little life. The sticks in use varied widely in detail, but all had in coinmon a raw- hide nest for the ball, strung on the bent end of a stick, forming a spreadmg open pocket. The resemblance of the stick to the crozier of a Catholic bishop caused the French to name the game with their word for the crozier. La Crosse. Thus we see the origin of the popular sport we know today; from these wild beginnings, has come our rough and ready game. Lacrosse is purely an American sport, and certainly the earliest game of ball played on this continent. The indications are that it is the oldest organized ball game in the world. Accounts by early American expilorers of this new- found sport in America were soon forgotten. The cen- turies passed, and with them almost passed lacrosse, vanishing with the vanishing Americans. But the game did not disappear completely. A few of the Indians re- mained to nurse the ailing game through its long period of eclipse. After the Civil War lacrosse began to show signs of recovery as a few schools in the north discovered this " new " diversion for their students and introduced America ' s native game to her foster children for the hrst •¥■ McCartan time. Interest quickened, and at length found a focal point when Harvard adopted lacrosse as a recognized collegiate sport in 1877. West Point quickly followed suit, and soon the game had spread to all the major colleges in the East. In 1882 the Intercollegiate Lacrosse First face-ojj goes to Army ill Jitr uii Army gOiil Pick-iip Association caiiit into hc-ing to pcrtonn tlic necessary office of standardizing the game and aiding conference organization. Since that time lacrosse has steadily held a favored position among college sports, especially ar ■ Frontczak West Point, where the Cadets ha c .il a ' s displa ed a hearty interest, and for many years have produced uni- formly good teams with not a few world beaters. A great deal of credit for the development and success of lacrosse at West Point in recent years goes to Coach Morris Touchtone, whose very heart and soul have been in the game since he lirst saw it plaved. While a student at Baltimore City College, and later, while athletic direc- tor at Maryland State Normal School, he played with ■arious intoniial clubs throughout the State of Maryland, .md was daily a volunteer at practice on the Johns Hopkins University field. His admiration for the lui- surpassed Bill Schmeisser led him to understudy that greatest of all Hopkins coaches, and together they worked out plays, studied technique, and evolved the sound principles of trainmg which are now applied tt) our own squad. After the 1923 season Mr. Touchtone was invited to Yale as coach of soccer and lacrosse, and remained there until 1928, when he came to West Point — |ust, he says, in time to lose by graduation the entire . nTiy team which missed the Olympics onlv through defeat in the play-off by previously vanquished Johns Hopkins. Army entered the 1939 season with a small group oi experienced men. There were the , ll-. merican attack- men. Bollard and Hoisington; and defensemen, Bradley and Wilson, together with the excellent supporting group composed of Captain Keller, Edwards, Fairlamb, Eaton, Maxwell, and Gillem. Throughout the entire squad there was a consistent enthusiastic determination to put the team out in tront. Coach Touchtone found his men rcad - and eager for h.ird wiirk in earlv practice. Inclement 336 .. I .iiO: weather kept the squad indoors until hue in the spring, but the new held house ollered plenty of room for com- bined skulhvork and full held scrimmages. Several club teams were met in informal pre-season games which gave the team chance to work together. As a consequence the team was well prepared for the year ' s tough schedule and for the stiff opposition encountered in their first game. In 1939 there were no easy opponents; however, a 10 to 1 victory in the first encounter against collegiate ma- terial on a strange field against a much praised Swarth- m(.)re team showed theCadets to ha e surprising strength. The pre-season emphasis on close teamwork, blocking defense, and screening had produced results, and every- thing piointed toward rich returns in the games ahead. Next to fall before the aggressive Army team in its first home game was the ably-coached squad of Syracuse University, whose material came from a lacrosse-con- scious student body. Syracuse was playing its first game out of doors and showed great strength and a magnificent spirit. Army was fortunate to eke out an 11-8 victory. In this game Army used the line-up which remained practically constant throughout the season. The combina- tion of Bradley, Wilson, and Edwards formed the soundest defense combination in many seasons. Edwards ' blocking was superb and Bradley and Wilson were named the best defensive pair in lacrosse for the year. Fairlamb cemented his claim to the goalie position, with Sands and Smith as able substitutes. Maxwell, Keller, and Hines, with alternates Mitchell and Thigpen, yearling flashes, formed a sturdy midficld. Hoisington, who was shifted from center to outhome, plus Bollard and Gillem, two heavy scorers, constituted the attack. This team 337 )„, OppOllillh HOlL established for itself and for its coach a high ranking position in the lacrosse season of 1939 and in the annals of lacrosse at West Point. Seldom has a team ever been imbued with such a will to succeed and put the Big Team ■¥• Irwin on top. This spirit was not alone with the first string but permeated the atmosphere on the bench at every game and indeed was strongly visible at each practice. It would be impossible to give too much credit to the leader- ship shown bv Keller, Hoisington, Bollard, or Eaton; these were the sparks of the season. The next week Yale, playmg on its home field gave little trouble to the Cadets. The Army team proved too much for the Eli ' s and thev were decisixelv defeated. There followed four days of preparation for the strongest opposition ol the season, Johns Hopkins, a team which has long commanded a top position in Eastern lacrosse leagues. The game was played under the worst possible weather conditions-rain, fog, and bitter cold. In the exciting encounter both teams plavcd bnlliantlv in every department, Wilson of Armv being outstanding on the defense with his superior s[-ieed. The victory came to Army by virtue of a freak goal — a single counter near the end of the game. A decisive defeat over Penn State preceded the next outstanding game, one against St. Johns College of Annapolis. Coming from the heart of the lacrosse region, this team, famous for its facility at rapid shift plavs, matched the Cadets score for score in a bitterly fought game. Army ' s endurance proved to be the deciding factor, however; a last period rally netted them three goals to decide the tilt. The next week the Army squad, intent on avenging a defeat of the previous season, almost shut out Rutgers University, only allowing the visitors two goals in the last period, as against Army ' s total of seven for the Two doivn. one going -iiinl it ' s nil ill the foot ivork J game. The Cadets played beautiful lacrosse throughout the game on both defense and offense. The record of consecutive victories was broken in the eighth game when the Cadet stickmen, playing much below par, bowed before an inspired Princeton team in a cold rain. Alby Gillem, ace Army attackman, played most of the game in spite of serious leg injuries, and the exceptional goal protection by Princeton ' s Turner foiled Army ' s few characteristic offensive thrusts. They main- tained a three-point lead to the last gun. An easy victory over Cornell, and a five to four defeat at the hands of Navy at Annapolis ended the season. The team fought harder than ever before against the midshipmen, Hoising- ton played the best game of his career at attack; Bollard outdid himself as creaseman, but even the Army fight could not overcome the superior Navy team. The lacrosse schedule for 1940 is one of the most am- bitious ever undertaken at the Military Academy. Dartmouth, leading team in New England, heads the list. Next follows the powerful University of Maryland, Southern champions in 1936 and 1937. Harvard has in the offing a very likely group that should retrieve some of their losses of the last three years. Following the Harvard game, with hardly a breather for the Cadets, come the other principal contenders for the championship crown: Johns Hopkins, Colgate, Penn State, Rutgers, and Ferrill :, •¥• Manager Free Princeton. Cornell again tapers the season in the direc- tion of Navy. None of the members of next season ' s squad have contributed to a defeat of our brethren on the Severn, and the meeting of the two Service squads at West Point will be a highlight of spring athletics. • Wei D.N ER Dig. Dig, Dig " Who ' s got it. ' ' Long, Norris, Salisbury, Slicpard, Adams, Patten, Knowlton St. Clair, Hycrs, Ewcll, Schacffer, LaPrad, Schellman, Caffey, Larson, Dailcy, Forrest, Duke, Ross Novak, McCairery, Light, Jaycox, Tidmarsh, Haessly, Myer, Mullin, Brier, Moore, Warren, Gillis, Greer, Willis, Plogcr, Olicrs Ward, Goddard, Moore, Niles, Avery, Laney, Hudson, Verner, Grey, Lamb, Moore dc Latour, Dobson, Samuel, Mather, Kobes, Scullen, Eaton, McDavid, Vanderhoef, Podufalv RACK ■V- Coach N() SEASON SUMMARY Army 110 Colgate 1121 2 Union 79% Columbia 98 ViLLANOVA 80 FORDHAM 81 Navv opponents April 22 26 April 29 13 2 May 6 46 " , May 13 33 May 20 46 Mav 27 45 In 776 B. C, Cora-hus won a fi)ot race in ancienr Olympia and, hailed for his triumph, was crowned with a wreath of wild olive. Ever since that day man has won preeminence among his fellows for prow ' ess in events of track and field. There is not one single period of historv since the Golden Age in which there have not been con- tests of one form or another in this sport. Even in the Middle Ages when athletic pursuits would seem at tirst glance to have been confined to brutal and dangerous jousting — there were track meets. At everv tournament loot races with the squires and pages participating were a part of the entertainment. And skill in jumping was encouraged bv contests as a part of the training of men- at-arms. Yearh ' , new records are made and old records broken, as athletes manage to run taster or |ump higher 340 I than .iiU ' Diic has before. While almost all ot the ancient Greeks were able to take part m their nintests, today track and lield are limited alnnist exclusi el - to onr colleges. Nineteen thirtv-nine proved to be a banner ear tor Army ' s track squad. En|oving a perfect season, Coach Leo Novak ' s charges ran up a string of hve victories with no defeats and then climaxed the vcar with a victory over the Navv. In past years handicapped m its early meets by the necessarily sht)rt training periods, the team was able to overcome this disadvantage this season by having available the new field house for practice. The season opened on April 22 against Colgate Uni- versity, and Arin ' btiried the Red Raiders under a 110-26 score. In this meet the West Pointers showed the superi- ority that was to be theirs for the whole season. Of six- teen events Arni - men placed first in fourteen. The out- standing performances were those of Ross, who pole vaulted 14 feet 2 inches to break his own Academy record, and Coffee, who won the century in 9.7. The Penn Relays were scheduled for the twentv-ninth, but the Athletic Board decided against the trip because the meet occurred so early in Army ' s schedule. Instead, the team traveled to Schenectady w ' here they resumed an old rivalry with Union College. Army defeated the up- state team bv the lopsided score of 112 ' 2 to 13 ' 2. The meet was Army ' s all the way as Union ' s only bid was in if PonUI ALV •k Light First Hiin le — Savy Leads first Lap in the 880 9 • DODSON •£ i OrriiRS the high jump. In this event Howard Smith of Union tied Grey with a leap of 5 feet 11 inches. Offers captured hrst in the high hurdles while deLatour and Eaton won their events. On Mav 6, Armv traveled to New York Citv for the third win of the season. This time Columbia was the victim, and the score 79--, to 46-lo- Columbia was strong, especially in the field events. Frank Ryan, captain of the Lion team, heaved the shot 52 feet 9 ' 2 inches while his teammate, Gansten, pole vaulted to a height of 14 feet 3 ' J inches, to give Ross his first set-back of the season. Lions also took firsts in the discus, broad |ump, and high jump. However, Armv ' s strength in the running events decided the meet; though Columbia ' s West outran Coffee in the 100-vard dash. Eaton took the quarter mile and St. Clair followed this with a win m the mile run. Gillis, Podufalv, A ery, and deLatour also romped home well ahead of their Columbia rivals. The following week-end the squad met X ' illanova at West Point. Army had the advantage in almost every department. Eraser won the mile m fast time while Schellman captured the grueling two-mile run. Ofkrs 342 hnished a strong first in the high hurdles as did GiUis in the low hiuxiles event. Frank de Latour showed his superiority in the 88-vard run which he won in 1:59.3 and Army ' s sprint relay ( Mtillins, Hutson, McCafirey, and Coffee) took the quarter mile. Myers, Ruhe, Ward, and Roedv were winners for Army in the held events. The hnal score was Army 98, N ' lUanova 33- On May 20, Army defeated Fordham whose record indoor relay team was the talk ot the track world last winter. The score was 80-46. Superior performances marked this meet. In the track events the two teams were about evenly matched, each squad taking four lirsts. In the 440 Wesley Wallace of Fordham ran an amazing 48.9. Galen Eaton who captured second place was clocked in 49.1, two-tenths of a second better than the Academy record but for which Eaton received no credit because regulations state that in order to claim an Academy record the man must win the event, de Latour was again master in the half-mile while Schellman cap- tured the two-mile run. Howe er, in the held events, Fordham could not match Army as the Cadets garnered 41 points to the Rams ' 13. Ross captured the honors as he cleared fourteen feet in the pole vault. • Ross ■ M % Speed ! Speed . ' Kois lip — , W over The team climaxed a perfect season May 27 with a decisive victory over Navv, 81-45. Star of the dav was de Latour. After trailin i, Healey of Navy for a blisterins,- 55 first quarter, Franiv " Hashed past him in the stretch to win in 1:54.9, a new Academy record. Army plebes, too, were undefeated with victories over Fordham and Columbia freshmen. Guckeyson broke tuo plebe and one track record in the same afternoon, heavin,i, ' the javelin 201 feet 334 niches and;the discus 133 feet 7 inches. Before entry into the Academy Guckeyson had taken second to Army ' s Sanborn at the Penn Relavs of 1937, on the day that Sanborn broke the Academy record. Deiike, a plebe, who lumped 6 feet 4 inches, was out all season with a bad knee, but will be available in 1940. Bolefahr and Johnson will lill up the gaps left in the mile and dashes by the graduation of St. Clair and CoHee. Otherwise the team is virtually intact and is pre- pared to make 1940 another undefeated season behind its new captain, Frank de Latour. H- Gi MS • Mauai cr Leger " MINOR SPORTS oiiidt p- Miiebiiidii P I W E A RERS OF THE MINOR A Allen BiRDSEYE BlRRELL Bon HAM BOSWELL Brewerton Brier Brown, G. S. Brown, R. D. Carroll Clapp Clay Cloke Cockrill Crittenberger Croonquist Devlin DoNonuE Downey Dyke Edghrton Emery Evans Foster Garvin Gauvereau Gilbert Greene Grygiel Gunster Hazeltine HlNKLE Hume Kolda rozlowski Larkin Lavell LiNDERMAN Lotozo Mabee Marston Mayo McClure McGinity Moody Murrah NORRIS O ' Neil Orman Raleigh Redlinger Reid Rew Richardson Rising RODBINS Rorick Russell Sleeper Smith Strock Strong Stillson Tate Vanderhoei- Waddell Wilderman Webster Welles WOHNER Woodruff Wright Yeuell 346 i L.ihm, Orc-iycr, Mcin, Dessert, M.irks, Atuood. Lrowii, H. i diik, Williams Briggs, Garvin, Clokc, Kolda, Raleigh, Hazeltine, Wright, Redlinger, Walters, Kozlowski, Yeuell 1, Conwav, Stiilson, Leeks, Knowlton, Fellenz, Donohue, Devlin, Green, Clagett, Myer, Winklenieyer, Conley, Tovvnsend, Christiansen, Marchand Warren, Atwood, Clemenson, Hesselbacker, Renola, Spiller, Beaudry, Vogeli, Tarhox, Plume, Miller, Ivey, Andy Captain Hazeltine SOCCER Coach Marchand SEASON SUMMARY Army 1 Princeton 3 Wesleyan 2 Springfield 4 Brown 2 Penn State 2 Dartmouth 1 Navy Opponents Sept. 30 6 Oct. 4 3 Oct. 11 4 Oct. 25 1 Nov. 8 3 Nov. 15 3 Nov. 23 2 Even the Greeks had a word for it for records show that soccer players kicked shins indiscriminately even back in those dead days. Later, English rustics dotfed the flowing robes of the Greeks and gave soccer its real start. So wide has the game spread that now it is the most popular sport in the world, with the United States contributing her share to its popularity and the Military Academy among its foremost proponents. With the return of such able veterans as Hazeltine, Wright, Raleigh, Kolda, Cloke and Williams, the soccer squad entered the ' 39 season with high hopes of extend- ing Army ' s excellent record of only five losses in thirty- r ' - f : ' All Army steal Cloki; Ti P - -¥■ KOZLOWS ' tive starts. But before the schedule was well uiulerway leg in|uries had struck three veterans. Boh Williams was out for the season; Hazeltine played with a had knee and an old injury prevented Crown from showing his best. To till the gap at goalie, Coach Marchand brought up H.ivduk from the Interm ural ranks. On September thirtieth, a powerful Princeton team came to the Point. Despite the defensive work ot Cloke, Wright and the still inexperienced Havduk, the Tigers proved to be too strong and ga e Arniv its worst trounc- ing of the season, 6-1. Four davs later Armv plaved a close battle against Wcslesan and even two overtime Yeuell •¥■ KoLD. r •¥■ Fellenz - -Wi -¥■ Raleioh periods could not decide the winner. The hnal score was 3-3. A week later Springfield arrived. With an early two- point lead, victory again seemed within reach. However Springheld rallied and won 4-2. On October 25 a surprised Brown University was set back by Army ' s rejuvenated hooters. Army maintained an early lead and finished with a well-earned 4-1 victory. After downing Brown so decisively Army tasted no victory in the final three games. Again it was a case of an early advantage gained but not held, the opponents emerging victorious by a slim bur all-important margin of one goal in each struggle. Penn State and Dartmouth on succeeding Wednesdays won by a 3-2 score. On Thanksgiving Day the team journeyed to Annapolis for the second annual contest in the soccer series with the Navy. There, in the season ' s best-played game, highlighted by the sparkling play of Hazeltine, Conley, Wright and Cloke, the Mid- dies turned last year ' s result in reverse, defeating Army by the score of 2-1 . Graduation will again exact its toll from the soccer squad, taking from its ranks this June: Hazeltine, Ra- leigh, Wright, Conley, Cloke, Fellenz, Devlin, Yeuell, Briggs, Crown, Renola, Greene and Beaudry. Still, despite these losses. Coach Marchand anticipates Army ' s return to a winning form and a winning season. 349 ♦ Co.nl ' W McKinlcv, Wohner, Hell, Kraus , Maloncv, Ro , Hmerv Itowcn. Frank, Clapp, Cockrill, Yates, Edgerton, Heaton, Hughes, Richardson Wilderman, Levy, Dillworth, Carroll, O ' Keefe, Mabee, Willes Y M N A S T I C S SEASON SUMMARY Army Oppouaits 47 M. I. T. Feb. 10. , 7 50 Dartmouth Feb. 17 3 40 Penn State Feb. 24 . 14 22 Navy Mar. -) 3: ' 38 Princetox Mar. 9, 16 35 . , , Temple Mar. 16. 19 lorK (.jpt.ini Krau: Prospects were not bright for the 1940 gvm team at the beginning of the season. X ' acancies, created bv graduation, seemed hard to lill. This, together with rumors of strong teams at Navy and Temple, foretold hard struggles ahead. Army inaugurated its league season by trimming M. I. T. Highlights of the meet were Roy ' s performance on tlic horizontal bar, and Mabee ' s rope climb of 3.85 seconds, one-twentieth of a second over the world and Academy record, held by Balardi, ' 39. The following week, in a triangular meet, the Army rang up a double victory over Dartmouth and Penn State. The squad appeared to be rapidly rounding into shape, and high hopes were held for a victory over Navy, reputedly very strong. The Navy meet at Annapolis proved a disappointment to the Army. After a hard struggle the Middies emerged victorious by a score of 32-22. The score as the meet pro- ceeded showed the intense rn airy, being 6-3, 9-9, 14-13, before the Gobs pulled a a ' to a victory. Bowen ' s tumbling, bringing him a one-point ictor -, won loud applause; the rope climb proved to be the outstanding event of the day, as Ellison of Navy broke the world ' s record with a 37 second climb. But Dick Mabee fol- lowed and did the same. In the second climb Ellison topped Mabee in 3-6. 350 ' ■r At Princeton, ;i week later, Arni ' , without the services of Bowen and Captain Krauss, came through with a victory over an improved Tiger squad. Following this came the Temple meet, with Temple having one of the strongest teams in the East but the Army squad was out for revenge for last year ' s defeat and wound up on the long end of a 35-19 score. Bowen ' s performance plus Mabee ' s two climbs of 3-7 seconds gave Army the meet. On March 23, the Intercollegiates were held at West Point for the first time since 1934. Following the ex- ample set bv the ' 39 team, Army climaxed its season with brilliant performances to take ten of the possible twenty- eight places. A crowd of 5,000 attended. Roy was the first to come through by winning the horizontal bar championship. Immediately afterward Krauss took the side-horse title, barely nosing out Johnny Wohner by a single point as Wohner staged a co meback. Next Krauss and Clapp paired up for third and fourth places on the parallel bars. Then Emery kept Army from being shut out on the rings with a fourth in that event. In the fum- bling, Bowen finished an unbeaten season and three years of hard work by the finest performance seen at West Point in years, and captured the Intercollegiate title. To finish the afternoon Mabee and Richardson took seconc and third on the rope climb, behind Navy ' s Ellison. In all it was Army ' s day. -¥■ O ' KEErK RlCH, RDSON ' M, BHE M if- Emery n f«- A •¥ Dalziel Moody, Strock, Smith, Rorick, Dalziel, Bowlhv Ycucll, George, Campbell, Caruthers, Crittenberger, Mycr, Pasciak FENCING ■ Coach DiMOND SEASON SUMMARY Arrny %}4 Penn State Jan, 23 FoRDHAM Feb. 14 Yale Feb. 18 Columbia Feb. 8 N. Y. U. Feb. 16 Princeton Feb. Pentagonal Meet March 2 f Navy 68 . 14 Yale Harvard Princeton Harvard 31 Mar. 23 13 Contrarv to expectations the Army fencing completed a highly successful season in 1940. All through the year tlie squad was low in reserves, but that handicap was beaten down bv one of the finest team spirits conceivable. Sickness also hit the squad, Strock ' , of the saber, broke a hand and later got a splinter of saber steel in his eye; when needed, Moodvwas out with an appendectomy. In 352 spite of this rotten luck the team for which Mr. Dimond had expected little at the beginning of the season came through with flashing steel. The foil team was paradoxical; one week it would be brilliant, the next, terrible. Bowlby showed the result of his three years ' fencing by performing skillfully. Moody and Campbell still have something to show in addition to the good work that they have done; next year they should be even better than this. Likewise the yearling Weigel showed promise for the future. The epee team also had its ups and downs. Smith gave this team impetus by consistently winning. Meyer was steady if a bit quiet. The third place was variedly lillec by George, Weigel, and Cochran, finally for good by the latter. The epee team turned in a surprise win in the Pentagonal meet. The saber team — Rorick, Strock, and Dalziel, all fenc- ing their last year — had worked together since plebe year. This trio was the backbone of the team all through the year. In the Intercollegiates they captured the saber cup with Strock taking second in individual competition. Taken as a whole it is a difficult team to describe. In short, the 1940 fencing squad was an Army team second to none, a team which never failed to credit the Corps, a team which always fought in the spirit of its motto: I ' elaii vital. f Couch Appleton Tonctd, O ' Donnell, Marston, Downey, Walker, Haggard, Windsor Appleton, Henneisee, Brown, Lee, Hinlcle, Fisher Welles, LaRocca, Moodv, Adams, Presneli W R E S T L I N SEASON SUMMARY Army 11 Harvard 9 Yale 17 Rutgers 14j Pennsylvania 12 Cornell (Iowa) 16 Columbia 91 Penn State 15 Syracuse Opponents Jan. 13 21 Jan. 27 19 Feb. 3 9 Feb. 10 19K Feb. 17 14 Feb. 22 14 Feb. 24 2OI2 Mar. 2 9 In its second year as a Corps squad, wrestling made long strides forward. With a schedule that included some of the toughest teams in the East, Coach Appleton ' s squad made an excellent showing and paved the way for the great teams that Army soon will have. The year ' s record was 3 victories against 5 defeats. Ray Downey, captain and 135-pounder, was the team ' s standout losing but once; close behind was captain-elect, George Welles, in the 155-pound class. Marston, La Rocca, Tonetti, Haggard, Windsor, O ' Donnell, Hinkle, Brown, Lee, Hennessee, and Lotozo were the others who saw com- IX ' tition. The season opened against Harvard at West Point and the experience of the Crimson team proved too much for the West Point matmen. Harvard won 21-11. After a week ' s layoff Army traveled to New Haven and met Ciiptahi Downey defeat at the hands of Yale. The meet was close until the heavvweight classes where Yale had a decided ad- vantage. The final score was 19-9. The following week Army won its first meet of the season, defeating Rutgers 17-9. Following two losses at the hands of Pennsylvania 354 ( • os !) University and Cornell College from Iowa, Army won again, this time from Columbia, Lotozo furnishing the thrill of the season when he pinned the Columbia heavy- weight in forty-five seconds to give Army a two-point victory 14-12. On February 24, Penn State brought a powerful team to the Point and defeated Army but the — and groan following week the West Point team ended their season with a decisive triumph over Syracuse University. For the future, prospects look bright. Several lettermen will be back next year and excellent material is coming up from the plebc team. With them. Coach Appleton hopes for a winning campaign in ' 41. ■ Manager Presnell Hazeltine, Devlin, Donohue, Larkin, Heidtke, Tate, Gilliert Birrell, Ray, Tate, EUsberry, Grygiel, Zitznian, Marchand Barnard, Collins, King, Salisbury, Woodruff, Munns HOCKEY ■ Captain Larki SEASON SUMMARY Army 1 Queens 6 duquesne 5 Boston College 5 Lehigh 2 Boston University 1 Princeton 4 Cornell 4 MiDDLEBURY 4 Williams 3 Colgate Opponents Jan. 5 9 Jan. 13 3 Jan. 20 5 Jan. 27 1 Feb. 3 2 Feb. 10 8 Feb. 17 3 Feb. 21 3 Feb. 24 1 Mar. 2 2 Led by Laikin, the hockey squad hnished us niosr successful season in many years — statistics showing six- games won, two tied and two in the lost column. Losing in its opening game to a clever Queens team, Army sought revenge by trouncing a visiting Duquesne sextet. The next week saw Army pitted against Boston College in the most exciting contest of the year. B. C. scored lirst only to have Army retaliate on two goals by Donohue and Ray. Boston College also tallied in the second period, 356 -. but Butch Birrell scored for Army with a remarkable shot of about 120 feet, the puck starting just within the blue line. With but 59 seconds remaining a goal by Boston College tied the game at Vail. In the overtime B. C. scored first, hut Spider Heidrkc, playing his usual spec- tacular game, pushed Army into the lead by scoring twice. But all to no avail as the Bostoners tied the game up as the overtime ended. Lehigh served as a breather for the squad, enabling them to work out new plays and gave Coach Marchand an opportunity to test out his new men. The following -¥■ DoNtJiiuii N week found Army in Boston, and favored over a Boston University team. However, B. U. battled out a 2-2 tie. Larkin starred for Army at the goal and Birrell and Grygiel played a bang-up defensive game. With two Armv men in the penalty box, Birrell, making a quick break in his own defensive zone, soloed down the ice to sink a hard shot shoulder high from just over the enemy blue line. A decidedly worn-out squad, handicapped by the loss of Grygiel laid up in the hospital, met a disastrous defeat at the hands of Princeton on February 10. Save for Larkin ' s spectacular and steady goal tending our defeat would have been greater. A neat flip for ii save at the Army end — while it requires more ejjort at the other The last four games proved Army ' s title for the best hockey squad in years. Under De lin, Donohue, Hazel- tine, Gilbert, Heidtke, and Honey Tate, Armv rolled up four successive victories after carrying all but one into an overtime period. For the first time in seventeen years .• rmv did not climax its season with the annual game w ith Roval Military College because of the existing war conditions. Graduation takes many of Army ' s regulars, leaving a conspicuous hole in the goal where Georgie Larkin has served so well for the past three years. Along with George goes the forward wall of Donohue, Devlin, ani. Hazeltinc who have had a steadving influence on the squad with their excellent and consistent stick work. In addition Heidtke is lost as is Birrell, both of whom came into their own this year. Still, Coach Marchand expects to have another fast skating sextet on the ice next vear. if Hazeltine I p Rising, Denno, McGinitv, Laveli, Clement, Stella, Wagner Cavanaiigh, Hayduk, Coates, Stedman, Rosen, Irwin, Allen, Clay, Weidner, Morrow, White Murphs ' , Lahm, Reid, Halsell, Maedor, Rvan, Pillsburv BOXING SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 6 BuCKNELL 2 3 Syracuse 5 4 Penn State 4 8 Western Maryland 5 4 West ' irginia lyi 4 Cornell . . 4 4 2 Virginia., 4H Despite losing four consecutive winners of the 1939 Eastern Intercollegiate Championship team and facing the most ambitious schedule ever attempted, the Army boxing team completed its season in excellent style. Such men as Hull, Shanley, Negley, and Taylor were difficult to replace, but Coach Billy Cavanaugh justified the faith the Corps has in him by uncovering new talent and de- veloping a team which finished the regular season with only one defeat and secured a tie for second place in the Intercollegiate Tournament. Anxious to earn a berth on the squad a large turnout answered the first call for ' arsity practice on December 1. Before the season began on January 20, a well-rounded •¥■ Coiic ] Cavanaugh 359 " Taps- • Dlnno team had been built around last year ' s veterans — Captain La veil now in the 127-pound class, Clement, 135 pounder. Rising at 145 pounds and heavyweight Harry Stella. Additional regulars included Denno and Mc- Ginitv, alternating in the 155-pound class, and three promising vearlings, Reid, 120 pounds, Allen, a 165 pounder, and Clav in the 175-pound class. Lucas and Wagner were capable reserves and made exxellent show- ings when thev got in action. The team opened the season on January 20, defeating a strong Bucknell team 6-2. Army won all first six bouts on decision but Bucknell countered at the finish by knocking out Lucas and Stella. The next week-end Army was stop[icd short when a well-balanced Syracuse outfit took the measure of the West Point team. Lavell failed to win for the first time in his three-vear career as Terziev of the upstate team fought him to a draw. On February 3, Penn State ' s highly touted team came to the big armory, but had to be satisfied with a 4-4 tie re- luctantly given up by a hard-lighting , rmv team now on the rebound. Western Maryland, who came here on February 10, was unfortunate enough to run into eight Army men resolved to put Army back into the win lights out " Comhig up the secoiii! Time column. The outcome was one sided as the Army pounded out an 8-0 victory over the boys from Western Maryland. Rising, Denno, Clay and Stella all contributed knockouts to increase the margin of the victory. No letdown was apparent on the following Saturday when West ' irginia came in from the hills with a strong squad for they too were handily defeated. On February 24 the team made its only regular season venture into strange surroundings, traveling to Ithaca to meet Cornell. A 4-4 tie, the second of the season, was the result of this meet. Back at the armory on March 2 in the last dual meet of the season Army defeated a clever ' irginia team Ali-Vi in a match that was only decided in the last bout of the night when Stella was held to a draw by Rathburn of the southern team. The regular season completed, the , rmy team left for State College, Pennsylvania, and the annual Eastern Intercollegiate Tourney. Hopes ran high to retain the championship, and, with capable men in every weight. Army was conceded an excellent chance to do so. Lavell, Clement, Allen, and Stella managed to reach the finals but Stella and Clement were the only Army boxers to capture championships. Lavell suffered his iirst defeat in collegiate boxing when Cooper of Penn State outpointed him in the final. The two championships, Allen ' s and Lavell ' s second places, and the third places captured by Denno, Rising and Clay were still not enough to outscore Penn State who took permanent possession of the Baltimore Sun trophy by virtue of their fifth conquest in the Intercollegiate Tourney. With the ' 40 season successfully completed. Coach Cavanaugh looks to the future. For ' 41 four lettermen will return — captain-elect Rising, Reid, Allen, and Clay. The plebe team will also furnish valuable material as the plebe class showed unusual enthusiasm in boxing this year. Plebe practices, begun early in November, soon revealed that the Class of ' 43 will provide material for Army boxing teams of the future. Keen competition in every weight left no doubt that the plebe team would be ready for its schedule — a prophecy verified when both the Penn State and West Virginia Freshmen teams met defeat at the hands of the plebe team in the boxing room. •¥ Rising - Rfid - Cl. y T Wagner ■¥■ Black •¥■ Allen - Si • Aianager Pillsbury m Birdscye, Hascman, Stewart, McCroskev, Gerald, Moore Rohbins, Hcssclhachcr, Trimble, Hardawav, Dyke, Lannigan, Reed, Strain PISTOL SEASON SUMMARY Army 1319 Michigan Stati; I3O8 Eastern Kentucky 1331 Yale 1331 M. I. T. 1331 Cornell 1332 St. Bonaventure 1332 V. M. I. 1349 Illin ois I3O6 Oklahoma I3O6 Iowa State 1306 Utah Oppoiie?!ts Feb. 14 1318 Feb. 17 1300 Feb. 21 1241 Feb. 24 1353 Feb. 28 1317 Mar. 2 1323 Mar. 6 1334 Mar. 9 1298 Mar. 13 1374 Mar. 16 939 Mar. 20 1405 Like heroes, good pistol shots are born, not made. Hence it was the task of Captain Vickery, coach and officer-in-charge, to ferret out such men and seize them for the pistol team, Army ' s newest addition to its list of Corps squads. More than a hundred men tried out hut only fifteen were able to make the grade and earn places on the Academy ' s first .22 pistol team. Until the completion of a new indoor range the squad had to practice on the Engineers ' range where shooting 4- Cihiih icKr.RY 362 4 Haseman •¥■ Reed was difficult due to the icy blasts that came from the Hudson. But their eyes were sharpened and arms steadied; when the team moved indoors in January, the squad was running up excellent scores. Matches started in the middle of February and Dyke, Birdseye, Reed, Robbins, and Hardaway consistently ran up high scores. Dyke set one record after another only to have them topped by Hardaway but finally Dyke emerged with the Academy record with a 281 out of a possible 300. Likewise the plebes had a good season, sweeping their matches, which augurs well for ' 41. Firing Line $ ' ' % g?i % •tjlf MBV. 363 Ji SKI ' » ' Cap " tkcAc Kirs«l Nankivell, Hume, Guy, Gunster, Stewart, Bunze, McClure Kromcr, Wise, Edger, Norman, Locke, Carney, Vogeli, Clinton, Josephson, Jewctt R I SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 1373 Yale Feb. 3 1350 1368 M. I. T. Feb. 10 1354 1364 George Washington Feb. 17 1361 1378 Coast Guard Feb. 24 1321 1391 N. Y. U. Mar. 2 1358 1370 Navy Mar. 9 1392 The Corps may be justly proud of this season ' s rifle squad, for blessed with a new range — one of the finest in this section of the country — it has in two short years emerged from obscurity and developed into one of the best rifle teams in the East. Purposely choosing a difficult schedule this year, because it thought it had overcome us major handicap of inexperience, the rifle squad took on some of the toughest rifle teams in the country. The season ' s excellent results are proven bv Army ' s per- formances in these meets. In rapid succession such power- ful shoulder-to-shoulder opponents as Yale, M. I. T., George Washington, and the Coast Guard Academy, fell victim to Army ' s accurate shooting while New York University felt the pressure of a drive which set a new all time Academy record. Likewise, throughout a long, tough telegraphic schedule, the squad continued to its avowed goal bowing •k Ciipfah Gunster ) Kromer 364 only to Lehigh, Ohio State, Cornell, and to the Univer- sity of Maryland, which defeat was well avenged by Captain Gunster ' s excellent mark of 286 which broke the Academy record for individual competition set four years ago by Jones in 1935 and duplicated by Williamson in 1936. y 4- VoGELI No season would be complete without a meet with Navy. This season the Army squad lured the Middies to the home range, but again found the sailors, last year ' s Intercollegiate champs, too much for them. In the hardest fought battle of the season the Navy eked out a win by 11 points. Then on March 30, the team climaxed its season by taking the Intercollegiates at New Haven. The squad leaves in memory two Academy records and the realization that once again Army riflemen arc a serious threat to Eastern marksmen. Ready on the right? 365 « SWIMMING Cclvf SEASON SUMMARY Arwy 47 CoR.NIiLL 58 FORDHAM 32 Princeton 37. Williams 54 COLGATI: 45 columhj a 38 Brown 37 Navv Oppo?iei f.i Jan. 20 28 Ian. 27 17 )an. 31 43 Feb. 3 38 Feb. 10 21 Feb. 22 30 Feb. 24 37 Mar. 2 38 Plagued by academics and sickness, the swimmint; squad none-the-less came tlirough rhe season with the excellent record of Inc victories and three defeats. Open- ing against Cornell, Arm - won six of the nine events and followed this the next weel; with a decisive win over Fordham as Colweli, O ' Neil, Schofieid, and Garrett set a new Academy record in the reiav. On January 3, Princeton, in the most exciting meet of the year, nosed out Army 43-32. Captain Hani Brewerton starred, as he won the diving as well as his own free- style events, breaking the Academy 440 record in 5:07.6 Cloke, Garrett, Bonham, O ' Niel, Brewerton, Dibble, Colweli, Gauvreau Nill, Foster, Reidel, Holderness, Thomas, Harding, Peabody, Moore Freudendorf, Elliot, McAdani, Rew, Miizyk, Schofieid, McGee, Hill, Brinson, Fiskin, Kraft IP 4- FisKiN while Colwell captured rwiii victories in the 50 and the 100. Williams then defeated Army 38-37, despite Hank Brewerton ' s three firsts and the relay team again shatter- ing the Academy record which they had just set. The loss was due to Army ' s failure to capture a sufficient number of second and third places. Following Princeton and Williams, Army had a com- paratively easy time winning from Colgate, Columbia, and Brown (New England Collegiate Champions), in that order. The Brown victory avenged a close defeat at their hands last year. In the 100 against Colgate, Colwell won in 53 seconds, a new Academy record. On March 2, the Navy defeated the Armv natatt)rs at Annapolis. The times were all fast. Winning the medley relay, the 220, and the 100, Army fell one point short of the midshipmen, and Navy squeezed out a victory 38-37. Freudendorf Although the Navy meet ended the official season. Army sent a delegation to the Intercollegiate Champion- ships at Philadelphia on March 16-17. Here Army con- tinued Its domination in the sprint distances as Colwell won titles in both the 50 and the 100-yard free-style, defeating the best swimmers of Yale, Princeton, and Harvard. The Army relay team of Colwell, Schofield, 367 Cloke, and Garrett placed second behind Yale ' s team, present holders of the world ' s record. Despite the Navy loss. Army considers its 1940 season the best ever. Times are getting faster and faster each year, and, with several lettermen back and some record holding plebes coming up, the ' 41 tank squad should rank high in collegiate competition. Mk AL ;;. i;i ' )- W illis Coach Novak CROSS-COUNTRY SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 23 FoRnnAM Oct. 4 32 29 Syracusi; Oct. 18 26 37 PiTTsnuRf.M Oct. 25 25 , I Navy f 38 30 I Columbia Oct. 28 90 Princi;ton [ 52 Taking the remnants of last year ' s squad, depleted by die graduation of four outstanding cross-country men, Shelinian, St. Clair, Frazier and Shepard, Coach Leo Novak and Lieutenant Dodd Starbird moved up niem- t bers of the " Caboose " squad and whipped an excellent team into shape. In order to become accustomed to ter- rain similar to that of Van Courtland Park in the Bronx, where , rni ' was to meet the Navy, the course included four laps of the polo field in addition to the round trip , through the hills bv way of Fort Put and Dehilicld Pond V to the Plebe Rock. The course was a long, tough one that would harden .Army ' s cross-country men for the gruelling ' schedule that faced them. The outstanding performer of the year was George Moore, Captain-elect for 1940, who ran the course in record time in the Fordham meet. A field of twenty-three competed. Moore ' s hnal sprint enabled him to move up from third place past two Fordham men and win the race. This year ' s captain, Frank de Latour, with the help Haessly, Sleeper, Vanderhoef, de Latour, Norris, Harrison, Patten Brown, Podufaly, Goddard, Riissel, Moore, Niles Starbird, McCulloch, Brier, Halsell, Rosell, Willis n -)»- " Ji - f« f r-A ' ' ' - ' ■ of De.in ' ;inderhoef, Ray Sleeper, and Robby Norris, kept the team in top shape to make the season ' s success possible. Haessley also showed promise at the start of the ' ear and with his two-mile experience in track un- doubtedly would have bolstered the squad. But an old ankle injury reoccurred and Haessley was out for the season. The cross-country squad also felt another loss when Smiley, a yearling from the golf team, demon- strated his ability, only to break into the hospital with a case of appendicitis. Howe er, these two losses were and rainv and the course slippery. Walker and Turner of Navy were pace-setters and were far ahead at the half- way mark with ' anderhoef third and Moore fifth. Then both began to move up and in the climb of Cemetery Hill, the course ' s main obstacle, Army endurance paid dividends and our men took the lead with Moore first. The finish was a dead heat between Moore and Vander- hoef. Walker of Navy was eight seconds behind them. Army men linislied in the order, Moore, V ' anderhoef, deLatour, Nt)rris, and Sleeper, to give us a sweeping victory of this meet for the second year in a row. In the scoring. Navy was the only one who was ose; Princeton had 52, Columbia 90, Navy 38, and Army 30. •¥■ Patten partly nullified by the work of Ray Sleeper who was out for the team for the first time. The closest meet was with Syracuse who had one of the East ' s most formidable teams. Moore and Vanderhoef tied for third place but the meet went to Syracuse. The oddity of the vear was the Syracuse man who ran the course barefoot. In most Army sports a successful season means beating Navy. The whole fall schedule and training pointed toward the Service clash. Army met Navy in the annual quadrangular race in New York Citv, the other two teams being Princeton and Columbia. The day was cold 369 i. GOLF SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 1 Penn State April 22 8 5 Cornell April 29 4 2 Amherst 1 Colgate 6 2 FORDHAM 3 Navy May 6 7 May 13 8 May 20 2 Mav 27 6 [usr when golf was originated is uncertain, but it became the popular and national sport of Scotland about two centuries ago. Probably a derivative of held hockey, it was j- eculiarlv adapted to the rough Scottish country- side which could support few level-held games. Golf migrated to this country and became every-man ' s game in the latter 1800 ' s. People who harbor the illusion that golf is an old man ' s game usually cannot tell the difference - Captain Hardin - Coach Canausa Stanford, Moore, Clitford, Ciiiauia, Ciamttt, Hingiiis Mullin, Merrill, Hardin, Mayo, Penney 1 " N Tfje Approved Solution •¥■ MOORI: V r MULLIN Pl between a niblick and a driver, for golt is a sport that requires skill, concentration, and poise. Under the captaincy of Pete Clifford, Arm v ' s golf squad ended the 1939 season with a record of 2 victories and 4 defeats. Ben Mayo, a yearling, was the outstanding per- former of the vcar although hard pressed by Penney, Mullm, and Moore. The highlight of the season occurred in the meet against Cornell when Walt Higgins came from far behind to capture the deciding point in a close hnish. The team ' s most consistent play was in the match against Fordham when all of the West Pointers shot in the seventies. In the first golf match between Army and Navy the Midshipmen came out on top. Although all of Army ' s plavers turned in creditable performances. Navy ' s ex- perience proved too much for the Cadets and the final score found . rmv behind 6-3. In 1940 West Point should show an improved brand of golf. Five lettermen are back and the plebe team is sending up some excellent prospects. With these men Coach Canausa and Captain-elect Joe Hardin are sure that the coming season will be a highly successful one. .J 371 Newcomer, Webster, Tindall, Hoopes, Mount Chambers, Yarnall, McCutcheon, Rollins, Evans, Newcomer, Murrah, Capt. Cole TENNIS SEASON SUMMARY Army Opponents 9 Colgate April 22 7 Lapayette April 26 2 5 Yale April 29 4 8 Columbia May 3 .1 9 Rutgers May 6 8 FoRDHAM May 10 1 5 Dartmouth May 13 3 6 Penn State May 17 3 8 Cornell May 20 1 7 Navy May 27 6 One of the oldest games played with a ball, tennis has been played in various forms from the Renaissance to the present. Early popular in France where it was played indoors, it was brought to American shores some years ago and has become an outstanding indoor and outdoor sport. Ciipt,iiii Webster •¥■ Coac . ' Chambers 372 ♦ Ti ■Y- MuRRAlI To he a Lonsistciu winner in tennis, more than in any other sport, practice, experience, and enthusiasm are rec]uisitcs. Bv ghincing at Army ' s sclicJule of the ' 39 season you can sec that Army ' s racquet wielders had the essentials to a marked degree. Ten victories with no defeats gave Army a perfect year. The reasons for such an excellent season were mainly four: Wehster, McCutcheon, Rollins, and Tindall. De- pendable and spirited, these men turned the Armv into an oiitlit that wt)uld not accept defeat and knew iinlv ictory. Other squadmen whose plav was tnitstanding were, Evans, Black, Murrah, and Mount. The netmcn triumphed over some of the best teams in the east among whom were Yale, Dartmou th, and Penn State. Then they climaxed the already good season with a close, exciting victory t)ver the Navy at Annapolis. Army eagerly kxiks forward to the 1940 season with the hope and fond expectation that its winning streak can be extended to another year ' s run. With sexeral of last season ' s mainsta ' s back, and good prospects coming up h ' om the plebes, Armv has an excellent opportunity to do si). Only McCutcheon and Rollins of last year ' s stand-out group are lost, and such men as Hetlner from the plebes will fill the gaps. ■ Evans Net Pluy 373 dita Smelley, Dcaiic, Arms, Williains, Raiucy, Foscer Carson, AnJriis, Strong, deSaussure, Milton, Brown, Walker, Johnson SEASON SUMMARY • Walker SPRING 19W Founded and plaved bv soldiers in the ancient land of Persia thousands of years ago, polo has been recognized through the centuries as a sport requiring high skill anc courage. From Persia the game passed to the Punjab o India where, as played by the natives, it attracted the attention and the fascination of British Armv oliicers ' f Brown 4f Strong team was no exception as Armv put a fast riding and hard-hitting quartet in the saddle. Despite in- juries and sickness the Cadets had an excellent season under the captaincy of " Rass Hoss " Milton. Held up hv a cold, wet spring the Eastern Intercolleg- iate Polo Champions were slow getting started at the out-door game. Meeting a comparatively weak Prince- ton team at Princeton on May 6, Army opened the out- door season with an 8-4 victory. One week later, on a dav erv cold for May, there was a reversal of form as the strong Yale quartet whacked out an 8-5 win on Hovvze Field here at West Point, but on Mav 20 the .Armv rabble staged a comeback to take Har ard 8-4. With no scheduled game between May 20 and the first — though not for long! Actio)! in the Riding ihiH game lit till.- outi.k)i.)r liucrcollegiates on June 15, .ind with a hot June Week to sap the strength of the team, Armv took an 11-3 druhhmg from the " ' ale team that e entii- allv went on to capture the otitdoor title. The indoor season, with its nps and downs, and tips again, opened with a practice game against the Boulder Brook Club ol White Plains, New a , on Januarx 6. A completely new team made up of Captain Ross Milton, Ted deSaussure, and George Brown, and a team of able substitutes composed of Bert Aiuirus, Bt)b Strong and Jim Walker sinashcd to a one-sided 20-5 victory. Two weeks later in the first college game of the season this smoothly functioning Army team took Norwich Uni- versity to the cleaners 12-4. With no particular star Army had a well-rounded team that was clicking. This was proNcn on )aiiuar - 27 as Princeton fell before Army ' s onslaught 17-5. Februar ' 3 was a dark day for Army; shortly after losing to Harvard 12-13 in an overtime period, Captain " Rass Hoss " Milton reported to the hospital with pncuiiionia, out for the season. While the ' arsit ' re- mained idle on February 10, the J. ' . team, . ndrus, Strong, and Walker with Williams as substitute, met and defeated the Yale J. ' . The next Saturday night in the Sciuadron " .-K " Armory, New York Cjty, Strong moved up from thej. ' . ' s to replace Captain Milton and teamed up well with deSaussure and Brown in his hrst fast com- petition game, but a rc amped Princeton team won 13- 12 in a close one that required an o ertiine. On February 24 a fast-riding Penns l ' ania Militar - College team came from behind in the last period to win 11-9. B - March 2 this . rmy trio was again a smooth functioning outlit. Smashing their wa ' to a coniiiianding lead in the early part of the game, the ' let . iidrus, Williams, and Walker put the finishing touches on Cornell 19-6. March 9 was tljc da ' . DispLuing the same smash and drive as seen against Cornell, this brilliant Army team rolled up li e goals before the highly touted Yale team could get started. With a dazzling comeback the Eli ' s dro e in five goals in the third period as Army was able to rall - only once. Trailing a goal or two till the last period ' ale slammed in two goxh to tie the score and necessitate an overtime period, . fter three and lifty-five seconds of this " sudden death " period. Bob Strong scored to cnA the game and give Army the victory. Strong, deSaussure, and Brown tallied fotir nines each as they took this Yale game 12-11. Now, as the Howi rzi;R goes to press, these Army lads are working hard preparing for the Intercollegiate Tour- nament 111 w hicli they will battle and fight to defend the Townseiid Tropin- won a -ear ago. " Rass Hoss " is now back with the squad and niav possibly be able to par- ticipate in this H)urne -. 376 NAVY GAMES 1 II. ' A !l Navv, •if- Bergnur FOOTBALL Fog blanketed Phil.Klelphi.i on DcLcmhcr :nd as 102,000 gathered in Municipal Stadium to watch the annual service clash. Taking complete advantage of the weather, Navy launched a powerful ground attack and routed the Army 10-0. From the beginning .VrmN ' put tip a dogged but losing light but the Navy offensive could not be stopped. Taking the ball on the opening kickoff. Navy pounded the line and circled the ends until they reached the Army 16-yard marker where Bob Leonard booted the ball between the uprights for a field goal and put the Army behind 3-0. Army ' s bid for victory was an 378 " i " acri;il Difensive that failed because ot the wet hall and the imid. However, Arm) ' ' s sole threat did come through the air, when two passes clicked for forty-se cn yards and put the Armv deep in Navy territory. But a tumble checked the rally. Navv, rememberins; their ' 38 defeat, kept ciimnig. In the last quarter the midshipmen tallied at;aiii vhen the small but fast Navv back, Dick Shaefer, tore through the line, cut to the right and then raced twenty-two yards for a touchdown. Leonard made good the kick and scoring was over for the day. For Armv the line-play of Stella, Gillis and Lotozo was out- standing but the Navy goat was out tor revenge. Hull l)i i ii scorinf; BASEBALL In hasch.ill, Anii ' met iNIa ' on Ma - 27 ar West Piimt and, behind the brilliant fwirlins; of " Bull " Da is, decisively defeated the Midshipmen 4-1. Five thousand spectators saw Navy take the lead in the fourth innint; when Ralph Mann of Navy got a base on balls, slid under Ahearn ' s peg for a stolen base, and then scored when Niles drove a two-bagger to the outtield. Schoenbaum, a southpaw, started for Navy and did well until the Army half of the fotirth. One run behind, ihe . riiiy started slugging and drove Schoenbaum from the mound with a string of basehits. Davis lined out a single, Kasjxr followed slui .iikI Polk .id .inced both runners with a well-placed bunt down the third base foul stripe. Gilbert looped a Texas Leaguer that dropped behind the second baseman for a hit and two . rnn- runs romped acrt)ss the plate. Then Schoenbaum was relieved hv jim Madison who stemmed the Armv uprising. H( wc er, in the seventh inning Madison weakened and , rni - scored again, almost duplicating the method used in the fourth inning but this time onlv one run resulted. Kasper lined a smashing double to left lield, i iilk again laid down a sacrilicc, Kasper advancing to third base and Gilbert came through with another timelv basehit that chalked one more run for Arm ' . In the eighth inning Army scored again. U ' allv Cle- ment walked and came all the wav home when " Bull " Da IS doubled to center field. Meanwhile L a is had also been working well on the mound, keeping the men from .• nnapolis ct)mpletely m check. After their tallv in the fourth, Naw did not score again. Da is ' drop was work- ing excellenth ' and Naw kept grounding out to the .Army inlield. The defensive gem of the dav was Wallv Clement ' s t)ne-handed stab of a sure Naw hit that he turned into a double pla ' . Individual honors, of course, must go to " Bull " Davis who closed his cadet career with a splendid ictorv. Besides holding Na v to one run with si.x hits, " Bull " also batted hard, garnering a double and two singles. However, the whole team must share the credit for thev plaved excellent ball in defeat- ing a Na y nine that had come to West Point with a line record for the season. rf e ary squad A 380 ' I ' ' ' )i 4l{;, .v V - ' (i - ' ..:-. i:r ' ' 7 ' i-:V ' ; ' ' ffl ' ' PSt; The Navy team R C K Spring Navy Day dawned bright — |us: the right weather for a record setting track meet which was augured bv Navy ' s and Armv ' s season records. Accord- ing to the pre-meet dope the Sailors held a slight ad- vantage but the Cadets had a group of dark horses. This was the first Navy meet on the new polo flats track. The meet started with a ■lctory bv Midshipman Chabut in the 100-yard dash. He was followed closely by Caffee, captain of Armv, and Mull ins, an unsung yearling who went on to win the 220-yard dash later in the day. This 220 was a clean sweep for Army with Caffee and Hutson in the monev. From this earh- lead Army never relaxed its hold and each event went further to prove that the Cadets were determined to win this meet decisively. In the 880-yard grind de Latour ran away from all competitors and finished alone with a new rectird of 2:01. This was a brilliantly run race with de Latour seizing the lead at the beginning and stretching it at every stride. He ran that long, easy gait that has become char- acteristic of him. To yearling Gillis went the only double victory of the day. He proved too nimble in the hurdle events and won the 120-high as well as the 220- lows. 381 Navy came through strongly in the mile when Old- field won m 4:25.9 for a new track record. He was fol- lowed bv St. Clair running his last race for Army and Harby of Navy. The field events were hotly contested and Navy ' s Karl broke into the winning column in the javelin as his teammate Hanson won the discus. Other events proved more to Cadet liking as Ross easily took the pole vault, Willis the broad jump, and Warren and Gray the high jump along with Midshipman Gardner. The final score was Army 81, Navy 45, the most de- cisive defeat that Army has administered to Navy on the track since 1927 and Armv has lengthened its advantage in the series to 9-4. Receiving honors BASKETBALL Tlic Army haskethall team defeated Navy before 5,000 in the West Point armory, 47-33, in the seventeenth game between the Service schools. Previous to this contest the Army and Na y had won eight apiece. For Army a brilliant array of first classmen were seeing action for the last time — Gillem, Esau, Case, Yeager, and Dodderidge. From the beginning of the game the Midshipmen were no march for the Army quintet. Both teams were cau- tious at the game ' s opening but then a scoring spree, featured by the accurate shooting of White, Gillem, and Yaughan, coupled with a strong defense to carry Armv to a 24-6 lead at mid-time. For the last sixteen minutes of the half, Navy, despite four free throws, was unable to garner a point. But at the start of the second half Navv uncovered its olicnsixc power. Ackley, Hardy, and Gutting starred for Navv as the sailors came within nine points of knotting the score. .Armv slipped away again though as RcinholJ, wuh his one-handed shots, augh.in and lurpln .ill rang up points. It IS diliicult to single out .mx indi idual stars for every , rmy man on the floor was playing excellent ball. Yet the long accurate shooting of Army ' s captain, Albie Gillem, the numerous pass interceptions of Chuck Esau, the bnlhint rebound work of Arky N ' aughan and Ray .MurpliN ' , and the shooting of Dick Reinbold and Ernie U ' hite, all deserve special praise. For Navy a little man named John Hardy stole the show. Hardy did not see any action in the first half, but, breaking into the lineup in the second half, he plaved a scorching game, roused his mates and gave the Army quite a scare. Hardy, all over the court, tied Reinbold for high scoring honors with thirteen points. But the game was Army ' s. LACROSSE Probably no team has ever left West Point with more earnest determination to win than did the 1939 lacrosse team on its Navy trip. Each man remembered the rout of ' 3S and was determined that it should not be repeated; each man realized that Na v had the strongest team in Intercollegiate circles and .Army must light to win. The Wtrr Ujiiiul The tc.iin did nut quite live up to this high resolve but the fact that they played a superior game and outplayed the sailors is st)me slight compensation for their 5-4 defeat. The plav of the Na ' y goalie, James, is all that staved oH an Army victory. Superlatives would not adequately describe the play of Bollard, Keller, Hoisington, Wilson, Bradley, and Edwards who were seeing their last service in the black, gold, and gray. Outstanding was the defense work of the team and the offensive thrusts of Albie Gillem. Mitchell and Thigpen also played a high-class brand of ball. Last comes mention of Keller who led his team in a dashing way and kept alive their fighting spirit. That Army was defeated is unfortunate in view of their spirit and fight they demonstrated in this game. But revenge wil l come in 1940. MINOR SPORTS Army-Navy games, no matter what the sport, are almost always close battles. Despite good or mediocre previous records an Academy team approaches the Service clash with the feeling that upon the outcome of this contest depends the success or failure of the season. A victory against Navy is the goal of every Army team. In the 1939-40 sport season Army met Navy in eight minor sports. Army taking four while Navy was vic- torious in the same number. Last spring Army met Navy in golf for the first time. Despite the credible showing of the Army linksmen Navy had too much experience and came out on top 6-3 on the Annapolis fairway. On the same day the Army 383 tennis team faced the Midshipmen across the net. Army smashed out a close 7-6 win. Rollins led off by taking his man 6-2, 8-6. Webster, Tindall, McCutcheon, and Evans likewise won but then came a long desolate period when Navy took one match after another. Finally Tindall and Evans took the all-important double match that gave the Cadets a one-point victory. In cross-country Army met Navy in a quadrangular meet that was held in Van Courtland Park, New York City. Princeton and Columbia were the other two teams involved but Army and Navy were the only two teams in the run. On a course wet and slippery, Walker and Turner, both of Navy, took the lead and kept up a grinding pace. At the halfway mark the Annapolis runners were far ahead with Army ' s Vanderhoef and Moore running in third and fifth place respectively. But in a long climb up Cemetery Hill the Army distance men Poise The Saty Tennis sqiitiil closed up and Moore took the lead with ' anderhoef not far behind him. The hnish was all Army ' s as Moore and ' anderhoef tied tor lirst with Walker ot Navy eight seconds to the rear. Army scored 30 points in this meet while Navv came out second best with 38. .■ rmv and Navy clashed next in soccer on Thanks- giving Day at Annapolis. Despite a poor season the Army was all hght and Hazeltinc, Armv ' s captain, Conley, Wright, and Cloke plavcd a brilliant brand of soccer. But Navv was too good and set the Cadets back by the narrow margin of 2-1. The next Army-Navv minor spiirt was after Christmas when the Annapolis rille team, the Intercollegiate Champions of 1939, came north to the West Point range. Army fought hard but Navv, with some accurate shooting, came out on top, winning by twenty-two points. Following this. Army met the sailors in gymnasium and once again, after a close battle, the midshipmen were victorious 33-22. The gym meet was close all the way until the last tew events when Navy pulled away to victory. The highlight of the day was the rope climb. In this event Stanley Ellison of Navy broke the world ' s record, his first try, in the amazing fast time of 3.7. Then Dick Mabce went up the rope and equalled Ellison ' s new world record. But in a run-off Ellison made the climb in 3-6, breaking his own record of a few minutes before. Boucn won tirsr place in tum- bling tor . rm - while Captain Krauss excelled on the high horse. Winning this gymnasium meet gave Na y the edge in the gvm series as each Service team had won twice with one draw. Army fencers met Navy in a Pentagonal meet that also featured Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. Army and Navy led the other three teams while the Cadets nosed out the Annapolis squad bv a mere point and a half. Captain Rorick starred for . rmy in a meet that lasted a long, gruelling eight hours. Army scored 68 ' s points to Navy ' s 67. On March 2 the swimming squad traveled to Annapolis and lost by the slim score of 38-37. Army started out well as our medley relay team of Da e Gauvreau, Jim Bonham, and Schoheld captured that event, setting a new Academy record in winning a close race in the time of 3:10.5 minutes. Army continued its success in the next event, the 220-yard free style. Hand Brewerton took lirst in 2:18.5 minutes, Jim Conger of Navy was second followed by Paul O ' Neil. Wiley of Navy defeated Colwell and Garrett who tied for second place in the 50-yard free style. However, Colwell captured the 100-yard sprint beating out Wiley and Schoheld in that order. Navy took first and second in the fancy dive with Harding taking a third place for Army. Navy also dominated the 150-yard back-stroke and 200-yard breast-stroke with Midshipmen Jacques and Simpson taking lirst in these events. Army returned to the scoring column when ver- satile Captain Hank Brewerton captured the 440-yard swim in 5:09. Jim Conger of Navy took second while .• rchie Fisher hnished a close third. Army also captured the 440-yard free-style relay with Colwell, Cloke, Scho- field, and Garrett swimming for . rnn ' . But the totals gave Na y one more point than Army and vi lost another ck)se and exciting one to Navy. So the 1939-40 rivalry between Army and Navy passes into history. Defeat and victory are forgotten; gone is the fierce competition that mark these games between the Service schools and left a bond of friendship and co- operation between the Army and the Navy. 384 " ACTIVITIES " May we find genuine pleasure in clean and wholesome mirth " THE CADET PRAYER W iL . Camp Illumination 1782 Iff il THE SHOW GOES 1782 George Washington ordered .uui presided over celebration at West Point in honor of France ' s Dauphin, establishing precedent for present " Camp Illumination, " May. I S02 Cadets organized Military Philosophical Society. 1816 Cadets organized Amosophic Society. Later absorbed the earlier Philosophical Society Cadets visited and were reviewed in New York City. 1819 Cadets organized the Ciceronian Society. 1820 Corps marched to Philadelphia but did nor enter due to vellow fever epidemic. 1821 Corps marched to Boston via New London and Providence .... President Adams addressed Corps at his home in Quincy, Massachusetts. 1822 Corps camped at Newburgh 4 days during return from march to Boston. 1823 Cadets organized Philomathean Society. Later absorbed its rival, Amosophic Society. I 824 Dialectic Society formed by amalgamating Philomathean Society and Ciceronian Society. 1835 Class rings worn for first time in history of countrv. Motto: " Danger brings forth friend- ships. " 1838 " Benny Havens " written by Lt. Lucius OBrien. I 849 Special permission required by cadets de- siring to bathe more frequently than once a week. 1853 Dancing course lirst prescribed for cadets. 1865 " Army Blue " written as class song by L. W. Becklaw. 1 870 The Howitzer made first appearance in modified form. Originated by Dialectic Society. Read to assembled class on eve of 100th Night be- fore June. Continued in this form until 1896. ACTIVITIES 1873 Corps lirst marched in Washington in- augural. 1876 Corps visited Exposition at Philadelphia. 1877 Mess hall molasses first called " Sammy. " Name taken from Officer in Charge. 1881 Cadets forbidden to go to barber for shaves. 1884 First " 100th Night Show " given, Feb- ruarv 1 . 1886 Classes organized and officers elected. 1893 Corps visited World ' s Columbian Exposi- tion at Chicago " Missouri National " originated by Cadet Sahille, plebe from Missouri. 1896 The HowiTziiR made first appearance as annual vearbook. One published every year since Water piped into first floor of barracks. Old hand-pump in area fell into disuse. 1900 First volume of " Furlo Songs " published. 1903 Cadets permitted to use tobacco in bar- racks. 1908 First Glee Club concert in Cullum Hall, March . 1910 " The Corps " written by Bishop H. S. Shipman, former Military Academy chaplain. 1911 " The Alma Mater " written by P. S. Reinecke, ' 11. 1919 First cadet new-spaper mimeographed. Was issued in pocket binders. 1920 " The Cadet Prayer " written by Clayton E. Wheat, then chaplain of the Military Academy. 1923 The Pointer originated as the Bray. I 924 The Bray converted into the present Pointer The Chess Club organized. 1927 " The Official West Point March " written bv Lt. Philip Egner, then band master of U.S.M. A. Band. 1932 Debating Society, quiescent since Civil War, revived Cadet Lecture Committee organized. ■Ai " H ORGANIZATIONS HONOR COMMITTEE The achievements of Colonel Thayer in the helds of education and niilitar - discipline, great as they were, are forced to concede the premier place to his achievement in moral training. The honor system that he inaugurated and developed has been through the centuries, and is todav, thcdistinctive feature of the " West Point System. " His experience had taught him that an armv, to be effective, must possess an oliicer personnel rock-hard in integrity of thought and word and aciion. Wiselv he not of rules. So only could it possess permanence and lle-xihilitv. The men of the Corps are guarded by the code for their entire four ears at the academy. As Fourth-Ciassmen, the ' learn its rudiments and that the guiding principle is: " a cadet ' s honor and integrit) ' must he unimpeachable. " Before thev emerge as upp;-rclassmen, these princi- ples are hrmh imbedded m their minds. The svstem becomes a realit ' . It becomes a conscience that, al- Prcsnell; Fuller, L. J.; Warren; Legere, MciiJcz Brown, H. C; Turner; Smith, J. J.; Ellis; Norris; Osetli Abseiir — Parker, D. S.; O ' Donnell recognized the fact that moral training and the fine sense of Honor knows no limitations of age and rank. It was very logical that West Point, the birtliplace of the ;irni -, should gi e the primary step in the moral training of the future leaders of the arm ' . How well it has accomplished its purpose is e idem from the respect and admiration that all men in the service and all well- informed civilians bear for the Honor Code, this unique set of principles. For the West Point code is no bod ' oi iron-clad regulations. Wisely, Colonel Thayer realized that for the code to live beyond his administration, it must exist in the minds and in the hearts of the men of the Cot) It must he a guiding force of principles and though it is always in the background, never fails to be heeded and thus becomes a very real part of the life of the cadet. Tlu- Honor CA)de is administered en tirely from within the Corps. The cadets themselves are made the gu.irdians of the inviolabilifv of their code. No better method could have been devised to instill in each member of the Corps a lu ' iii and sure knowledge of his duties and re- sponsibilities to his fellows. No other melhod could have accomplished C.t)lonel Tlia er ' s purpose to make theCt)de o( Honor the most ciierished principle of a cadet ' s life, the beacon which guides him through his entire career in the armv. 390 t FIRST CLASS OFFICERS Brcwcrron; Wells, R. S ; Adams; Strong; Svmroski, ,l ;r,« Stella SECOND CLASS OFFICERS THIRD CLASS OFFICERS Grygiel; Norton, J., Rastettcr, Rising Peirce, Schilling Henness , R. L.; Hatch; Guckeyson; Cutler; Garvin 391 BOARD OF GOVERNORS limv. MciKs I ' .oncll. I ' arkcr, M. E.; Rogers; Pillsbiiry. ELECTION COMMITTEE Podufaly; Brown, H. C; Miillin; Winton; Mcndcz; Arnold, H. H.; Wilcox; Zahrobskv; Crocker. RING COMMITTEE Hacssic) ; Davis, T. W ' .; Stoddard; Robinson; Shearer; Abbey; Barry, Yeuell; Morrissey; Cloke, McDonald. Ahuiit — Prann; Fowler. LECTURE COMMITTEE sl», Parker, D. Maedler. Lej;erc, 392 ; AUTOMOBI LE COMMITTEE H.imclin, McKenzic; Wright, J. M., Kramer; Arnold, H. H.; Caniahan; Applegate; Wilcox; Wihon; Ben- venuto. Absent — Esau; Harnett. DEBATING SOCIETY Wohiicr, Dice, Barry, Kintner; Mather, Hottenroth; Nininger, Mayo; Tabb, Blair, Ramee; Boggi. DIALECTIC SOCIETY McLean, Adams; Maxwell, R. E., Brewerton; Mullin. Redmon; Oseth; Maxwell, A. D., Zicnowicz, Corbly; Pfeil; Haseman, Daniels; Dvkc, McKenney, Cole. CAMP ILLUMINATION COMMITTEE ' anderhoef, Adams, Baumer; Brewerton; S ' mroski; Yeuell; Max- well, A. D., Haseman; Elliott; Arnold, H. H. 393 RADIO CLUB Shcctz; Goodrich, Forbo; Hoover; Kacgy; Obcnchain. COLOR LINE COMMITTEE Maxwell, R. E., Cole, McKcnnc) , Maxwell, A. D.; Yeuell; Hasenian. CHESS CLUB Brown, H. C; Mover; Lederman Black; Kennedy; Castillo; Tindall Fuller, L. J.; Campbell; Hayes Thaler; Riibenstein. CO N C E RTi JRC k SQUASH CLUB Tanous. Hoffmann; Webster; Brewer, Shawn; Reagan; Matting McCulloch, Thompson, D. Jones, E. B.; Ramee, Gerncr White, F. G.; Cutler; luliiicci. I. HANDBALL CLUB Silvasv; Ware; Denno; Wermuth; Orman; Burtchae!; Rosen; Fisher; Belt; Horridge; Arms. GLEE CLUB Wachendorf; McCulloch; Cagwin; Tvlcr; Mattina; Avery; Sitterson; Foster, H. F.; Cole; Mazur; Chap- man, Moucha; Mueller; Gribble; Damron, Carberrv; Pedlev; King, 1. H,,Cok-cr, S. Y.; Fate, c ORCHESTRA CADET SUN DAY SCHOOL TEACHERS CADET USHERS CADET CHAPEL CHOIR ILJU First Raw: O ' Brien, C. L.; Cameron; Harnetr; Fuller, Gideon; Fowler; W ' illes; Clark, C. L.; Perry. Stcoiul Row: At wood; Pigiie,Oseth; Simpson; W) man, Evans, Kelly, R. S.;Lee. T jm RoK.Thigpen; Anderson, ]. M. Wagner; Salisbury, Boswell; Hetherington; Waitt. Fourth Row: Bengston; Beaudry; Hinkle; Gribble; Gauvreau; McClure. Fifth Row.- Jacobs; Smelley. hint Kow: Horton, I. W . , Kent, Wells, rre-ncll. Russell, Mrcinj;. Coodum. .S.ani.l Km: Wright, J. M.; Patten; Norman; Brewer; Smith, S. T.; Pillsbury. Thiril Row: Bell; Sattem; Dixon; Endress; Taylor, J. K. Fourth Row: Fcrrill; Oglesby, Oflers. 396 ■IL [ CATHOLIC ACOLYTES Fellenz, O ' Donncll, Donoliue, Shanahan, Carr, Collins; Ferry, Devlin, de Latour, Woliner, Brousseau, Dubuisson, Symroski, Gunscer, Miiialian, Smith, P. E., Kramer, Murphv,J.J. CATHOLIC SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS Charhonneau, Ahern, Greene, M.J. L., Dessert, Franklin, Clifford, Flanagan, Grygiel, Hamerly, Schmidt, Rienzi, Michel CATHOLIC USHERS Cullen, A. J., Bingham, Moore, P.J., McDonald, Smith, W. M.; Abbey, O ' Neil k CATHOLIC CHAPEL CHOIR JHlBI . iff ljops ( ' NAVY NOTRE DAME M HARVARD H 0 1 WSt B R B B fl — H HHH P HOP COMMITTEE CADET HOPS Saturday night at UV-st Point is the happ ' climax of every Cadet ' s week. U ' lth tiie vcci ' s studies o xr and Saturday inspection finished he sets out with a light heart to welcome his guest for the week-end. The program of a Cadet and his " drag " probably in- cludes attending an athletic event, a coke in the " bood- lers " , the show, and the hop. This latter event is con- sidered by every Cadet as the outstanding one of his week-end schedule. To make our hops as enjovahle as possible we have two very active organizations the hop coinniirtcc .ind the Cadet orchestra. The hop committee at the outset of each vear makes out .i iiop schedule specifving when and where each hop is to be held, the classes to be present, the hop inanager to receive, and the fvpe of refreshments to be served. The Cadet orchestra furnishes the music for many of our hops. It is a treat for everyone when this band swings into action. The delightful rhvthms which they lurnish come as a result of work -hard work on their part which most of us do not realize. 398 ■Ai CADET ORCHESTRA I Mrs. Harriet P. Rogers Cadet Hostess 399 - v J ' H til " a- ' tj CAMERA CLUB SKI CLUB I CADET PLAYERS MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB PUBLICATIONS HOWITZER STAFF O ' DonncIl, Nelson, A. H., Paulick, Harnett, W ' rifjlu, V. Hoover, Leedom, O ' Bryan, Norvcll, Ware Ahuiit- Hcnvenuto THE HOWITZER Tait. Sather, Officer- in-Chargc HiiNVENUTO, Associate Editor Paulick, EJiior-iii-Chuj Harnett, Business Mjnagei Years ago the Howitzer attained a reputation of being a leader among the yearbooks of the country, and in aspiring to maintain this reputation and perchance add to It we realized early that it would be no slight task. In the beginning we discussed manv themes but were somehow dissatistied with them all. Finally we " struck a natural " , and though it became increasinglv more complex as its potentialities slowlv unfolded we felt that an accurate portrayal of the phases of Cadet life, hot past and present, was worthy of the best in us. The production of a Howitzer can never be a one-man ]ob. This one was made through the collective elforts of the twenty-odd members of the staff under the super- vision of Capt. Peter Sather, to whom we offer our ap- preciation for his help and ever-cheerful cooperation. In working out the theme the stalf is indebted to Mr. Dan Sweenev tor his inimitablv brilliant art; to Mr. Frank E. Powers, our art director, who took our nebulous ideas and perfected them from an artistic and t ' pographical standpoint, to .Mr. George I. HeUernan, our contact man with Raker, Jones, Hausauer, Inc., for all his advice, cooperation, and the manv veek-ends he so unselfishly dc oted to getting us out of the ine itablc eddies of pro- 402 iJeas i COMPANY REPRESENTATI ' ES Spcngler, Couch, O ' Bryan, Townsend, Wright, J. M. Cassibry, Jones, Webb duction; ro Mr. Charles Weilert of the White Studios for his indispensable camera, patience and skill in grasping our ideas and perpetuatiiie them through his pictures; and to Mr. R. D. Hausauer of Baker, Jones, Hausauer, Inc., for his invaluable aid and understanding of our many problems. Last, but not least, are the underclass assist- NORVELL, Ou. «« . M. EDLER, Biogmphi Ni i.soN, Cinul.itwii M.iiLun DoNNELL, Acivertisins Maihigcr I ' l ni sON, Art t.hrar O ' DoNNELL, Sports Editor Leedom, Sports Editor Wright, W. B., hiformals .403 I f UNDERCLASS ASSISTANTS Brooks, Felchlin, Mather, Travis, Green, J. O. Borrell, Maynard, Dalby, Adjeniian, Russell, Ryan, Singles Barnes, Chapman, Ramee, Kelsey, Elder, Rawls, Thomas Von Schriltz ants, SO often overlooked but without whose willing work no Howitzer is ever produced. Now that the work is done we feel a pardonable pride as we look back on it. We fondly believe that we have made several worthwhile innovations - a larger view section, larger pictures throughout, and a new treatment of the subject matter. Even as we place the 1940 Howitzer in the line of Howitzers, unbroken since 1890, we ourselves prepare to join another Grand Line, and to our successors we pass on the traditions of both. LaBreche, Business Assisfiinr Cibotti, Circulation Assistant Hoover, Photographs Clapsaddle, June Witk Programs VJ are, Outsitk Circulation 0 ' Bry. n, Photographs RoRiCK, Advertising Manager Moore, J. M., Departments 404 Capt. Tate, Officer- i i-Charge Wermuth, Eihtoi ■■Chnf u, H H , }„, «,,, M.ni.n- W . .-.v«i; EJitu. I| THE POINTER The Pointer could nor miss this year — " Tony " Wer- murh had a sraft working with him of such quality that ' olume Seventeen feels reasonably confident that it has added something to the long line of the other sixteen worthy volumes which have gone before. Here is no seasonal activity, no occasional dabblings, but a sustained year-long effort with a constantly re- occurring deadline to fret our days. The underclasses have royally supported the magazine this year, not only in their own issues, but in all the others as well. Francisco, Advtrtising Manager Deems, Art Editor POINTER BOARD Deems, Brewerton, Wermuth, Francisco, Chandler, H. B. 405 m Yeuell, Ftatiiri! Orman, CinuUttion Maii.ie er Hoover, Photographs The people behind the Pu i ttr scenes arc many. Captain Tate spent hours poring over Pointer material. Men like " Hank " Brewerton and " Ed " Black can and do turn out material of solid worth, and no publication could help but be grateful for the humor and fresh execution of Paul Deem ' s drawings. H. T. Wright kept tallv on the current Corps information, while " Phil " Elliott and " Zero " Zahrobsky maintained a constant link with the femmes through letters and excerpts. " Humor-man Hank " Miley perpetuated that distinctly Cadet character, " Fothergill Files " , younger brother to the renowned " Ferdinand " . Hank has a st ' le and a flavor of humor all his own. No really good story on any member of the Corps missed Brewerton ' s recitation, with relish, in " The Corps in Column " . " Butch " Birrell and " Hal " Brown covered the sports — no mean responsibility in an athletic body the size of the Corps, and especially with all the administrative elements to be satisfied in the space reasonably allotted. Nor forgetting the business men Homer Chandler kept the extensive books to the minute and was probably the best Business Manager the Puiiiter has had. " Bill " Francisco more than held his own with advertising executives, agents, and just plain Walker, Peatures Haggard, Associatt Eilitor Brown, H. C, Sports Ecliti KiNTXLR, FtJturti COMPANY REPRESENTATIX ' ES Petre, Tanous, Colcer, Maynard, hitaker Kirig, Burris, Crittenberger, Deane, Josendale, Rose Absent — Snider I UNDERCLASS ASSISTANTS Brooks, Brown, R. D., Foster, Keleher, Mclntyre Singles, Smiley, Palfrey, Dalby, Polcari, Farnsworth, Wilson, Cannon, Dillard Mueller, Photogntphs BiRRELL, Sports Editor Black, Associate Editor Wright, W. B., Photographs advertisers (imagine a poor average agen: trying to talk Bill down!). " Lennie " Orman struggled along, swept up the maelstrom of circulation, trying to keep pace with the vagaries of the " genus cadetus " , some of whom changed femmes — and subscriptions — two or three times a year. These are only a few of the names that made this volume of the Fainter — we tried to increase the amount and quality of the photography, and " Bill " Wright and 407 " Eddie " Hoover took care of that, aided by several ex- cellent second classmen. Many others helped, had a share in the preparation of " olume Seventeen. The Staff makes no apologies for the whole publication considering the difhculties under which it was prepared, although like practicallv everything else, there is a definite discrepancy between what was done and what was set out to be done. There were so many classifica- tions to be tilled — humor, current events, literature, music, and it was sometimes difficult to balance them all against the main two-fold function of the Pointer as we saw it: to entertain the Corps, and to give a picture of the Corps to all others. It was fun, and admittedly it might have been better done, but it is finished now, and we are rather glad. Z. HROBSKY, Zero Wright, H, T., Features k Atwood, Cobb, Watson, Ballard Thomas, Fuller, Fowler, Layfield, Roy BUGLE The " raison d ' etre " of the Buttle Notes is to give the New Cadet a complete, though brief, picture of the Acad- emy, the Corps, and the traditions and customs that make them both what they are. Since this little handbook also contains all those pieces of " plebe knowledge " or " poop " which all plebes must memorize, it is appro- priately known as the " Plebe Bible " . As secondary functions it provides miscellaneous useful and interesting information and furnishes a medium through which NOTES persons not acquainted with the institution may learn something of its nature. Bugle Notes had its inception in 1909 under the auspices of the Y.M.C.A. Today it is published by a staff inde- pendent of any other organization. Although basically many sections of the book remain unchanged from year to year, other parts are rewritten to conform to modi- fications in the Academy, but the informational func- tion of the book remains unchanged. Officcr-tn-Chatgi Maiu tr 408 IP OCCASIONS WE HAVE TO DO A LITTLE WORK BhlOKl. IHI. 11 . s l AK 1 h SO WEST POINTS P. W ' . A. REHABILLI A 1 Is Elll. CVM. CAMP ILLUMINATION After the last n.ul iv .linen .irul the paint has dried, we take our When we get to the gym, we swing ami s a the Harrison way fenimes to sunuuer cuup and show them all about our life there. w ith apologies to Sammy Raye and to melodious, lilting lyrics. y i. " Nv 9 MS jf r L Ef ' ' ' ftS«f ' »T- t lafCI i sinm " wiMiii ||gft? 5iP3 Tents are l.,,.|,i,l ,ni.l u.llcil , din sue(it uEidcr the foot locker, plebes put under lock and key, and then we look for Charley for " just one more " . Even the band is in costume as it leads the parade. Hill Saunders Oh! around tied down to some strawy blonde to the swinging strains of the latest continental r.ige a la McAfee. W c II .ill 1.1 ihe South Sea Islands-dreamy music, the quiet back- ground ot " Hurricane " caused it to be one of the favorite spots. 410 ■Hid rKTHEGVji Wa Hoo! We ' re in " Dodge Cit — out horse s nctk ind ilon i spare the orange juice. A few ot the bo s were whooping it tip What? Are we back here in " Hurricane " again? " Taps has " for the fellow in the black hat — still this night life IS mighty rough!! Let ' s whip back down to " Hurricane " for a short rest. We won ' t mention the name of the possessor of this dazzling dental display. It Hirraoo TO ■aliltinjlyrii!. jjj« blonde 10 ; „ 1 1j McAfft Hammer, hammer, Rabble! Step up, folks! If you sink the nail in three tries you get a prize — anyhow you still get a bang out of it ! ! Leaving " Hurricinc " hir guotl so help us we head for the main floor to make a tour of ms|ieLtioi) ot the v.irious bright spots. Stopping off in the saloon at " Dodge City " for an " Orange Blos- som " , we find the 1 st class dancing with the situation well in hand. GEORGE MUELLER, WEST POINT ' S MOST PHOTOGENIC CADET, AND DRAG ATTEND CAMP ILLUMINATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF A NATIONALLY-KNOWN MAGAZINE. The lull betorethcMorni.itlhc Inuicllcrs. A litik pr. -hop p.uinch- packing " gets everyone in shape for a night of tun and hilarity. The boodlers hangs out its usual " S. R. C). " sign as Cadets and their drags futilely look for at least one chair — with little or no luck. K I D D Yf A FROM A CHOICE SPOT IN THE BALCONY. WE WATCH THEjjII; jANSGL ' Having eaten their fill, the " kids " prepare to shiver their way to the " kindergarden kotillion " — It ' s a long cold walk to the gym. Recess time! Some " kids " flock to the teeter totter, others grab their tops and go for a spin. Lots of boodle was also available. , ' ■ A LITTLE PRELIMINARY " B. S. ' PRECEDES THE " HEGIRA " FROM THE HOP FLOOR TO THE BOt)DLE-ROOM DOWNSTAIRS WHERE WE DUG% j Uj . J n 111 ' A R T Y li nimmi Hn m m iffltREW ' t " She floats through the air with the greatest of ease in a hast- ily rigged up flying trapeze " (poetic license i — it ' s a swing. As we hearken back to our past tender ages, a number of us get roped into doing some silly stuff like this by the fair sex. i " k v " fli | | n 1 We jump rope to work off our first batch of boodle in prepa- ration for another foray. If the " tac " could only see us now! After eating our fill, we go back to the hop floor to find all of our little playmates wrapped up in smooth and syncopated rhythm. W CANDID CAMERA SHOTS COMPLETE OLTR TOUR OF THE ANNUAL GLOOM-BUSTER AND BLUES-CHASER OF THE WINTER SEASON. r r :- r t Jl, A. , jOL f ..1 Hi)ris .uui Michael prtpare for their journey into the past. Their fornnihie click and they are projected hack to the age of dinosaur. V e are initiated into the rigors of a cave man hop music by " monster " McAfee and his ' Triassic tin horns " i ... an eon elapses and exotic, overpowering (Cleopatra sweeps in m;! jestically. H U N D R E DH Salome and her seven veils was a mere breeze compared to the slinky gyrations and wild abandon of Cleo ' s sultry Nile sirens. " I wish I were a brownie, a-living in the dell. Then 1 could chase the pretty girls, and see them run like — Hades ' " — Lotozo. " Sir, t ' dt. I ' uclid reports to Section 29-A from the first section. " 1-iiclid in ented geometry as a result of two aspirins and a coke. 414 H NIGHT ! " WE are the wives of Henry VIII . . . We ' ve all been queens in our own right, we ' ve sat on the golden chair — chop chop. " " Heave back thy neck, knave, wouldst curry favor with me, my little file-boner? " ( Burrpp!) " Ah my little golden brown capon. " " Ze Rosshuns were in ze bleachers sneering at iis. in u t typhoid fever, on ze laft — ze enemy was bombing us, eh Uii " - m The can-can girls — twelve naughty little nitties all on the peroxide standard — scintillate for Nappy and boys — et comment! oolala! 100 DAYS TILL JUNE JUNE WEEK The plehcs show ihc ilm U - nning. Hvtry man must work at gymnastics. hoMnj;. tint irii;, wrestling, and swimming. As the ( .ulet adjutant reads uff names and awards, the Superin- tendent congratulates each and gives him his hard-earned prize. " Every man an athlete. " That is the watchword of the training system. We don our athletic togs and march to honor the hest. The C;orps then p.isses by and pa s Us respects lo the men who have carried its colors to victory. General Benedict then per- sonally congratulates two of the Point ' s outstanding athletes. 1 irst we form ranks, then those who have distinguished them- selves in athletics for the preceding year go " front and center " to receive the awards for good work done in their respective sports. ' •n sJ I niict iben fti- odioj ithleits. Aiuithtr outstanding event of June Week is the Stars and Awards Parade at which men excelling in academic things are honored. The most beautiful ceremony of the entire week is the alumni exercise initiated by the " old grads " marching from Cullum Hall. Led by the oldest graduate, classmates march together discussing past escapades and present " ' soirees, " mutually enjoying it all. I he SLipcnntcTulc ' nt and two oldest graduates pause [ i h.ivi- their picture taken while waiting for the Corps to form for the review. I ' he alumni form the reviewing stand as they watch with Interesi the formations that thev themselves once executed as cadets. to The command to pass in review is given ind the ( orps iiio es oil and executes " Eyes right ' " for the entire length of the line. GROUPED AROUND THAYER MONUMENT, THE CORPS AND OLD GRADS PAY TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY DURING THE YEAR. 417 " OFFICERS, FRONT AND CENTIR, MARCH ' IHIS HIRALDS THF START OF ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL PARTS OF A REGIMENTAL PARADE. . vi- wait for ihe conini.intl ' rriint rank, .[houl tacc. " c reqiitst )iu- linal heave " and each plebian chin moves hack into place. Tr. I cn ihc Second (lass has its nioiiient ihen we all become brothers under the grey. The bi? J " ' K The big moment has at last arrived! The graduating class marches front and center and forms a line to review the underclasses. 1 lieni ' s Jig, i Tke Presidei ■ ' sl imoni With bared heads the near-gr.ulu.itcs stand silently erect as pla- toon after platoon marches by executing the last " Eyes right " . .lloo Sti PHI As the last platoons pass by, a rousing cheer is given for the ( orps by those who are about to shed Cadet Grey and don the Army Blue. 418 The big day has at last arrived. We enter the new armory and nervously await the arrival of the President of the United States. W-MM In an especially built stand, decorated with the (Colors, the Presi- dent ' s flag, and the company guidons, the Superintendent waits. The President at last arrives, accompanied by his wile, who takes a seat among the spectators to watch him make the presentations. lour years of training along a military and academic line nets each new graduate a commission and a degree of Bachelor of Science. A hearty handclasp, a cheery smile, and the congratulations of the President of the I ' nited States launches the new 2nd Lieutenants ri ' RLO CLASS, DLSMISSI-D! " AFTER A Y Half the thrill of June Week and graduation mines s ith showing the O. A. (). newly won honors which mean so much to both of us. EAR OF " BAYING AT THE MOON ' THE YEARLINGS DREAM IS REALIZED FOR SEVENTY-SEVEN DAYS. 9 " i4 .1 1 ■ a BI B ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The 1940 Lucky Bag Baker, Jones, Hausauer, Inc. Kendall Banning McClelland Barclay Beck Engraving Company Harris ; Evving Studio George I. Heffernan Photo Section, 97th Observation Squadron Capt. E. Parmly, III Frank E. Powers Dan Sweeney Socrates Tapollian Charles Weilert White Studios U. S. Army Signal Corps 420 The Infantry Journal Salutes the Corps oF Cadets and welcomes the members of the Class of 1940 as officers of the Army s 11 — y ' ' ' ihe wnoLe iituctwca on mlltiatu otaanhatlon iilLl teiti on tke TrtleU ikoulcteti o the " ouqltltou —GEORGE A. LYNCH, Major General, Chief of Infantry i 422 HISTORY The Army Mutual Aid Association was born of necessity. In times gone by some insurance companies considered Army Officers poor risks and refused to insure them or else charged them extra premiums. Insurance benefit payments were often long de- layed. Accordingly a group of American Army Officers, seeing the need of immediate help for their families in emergency, with moderate cost to themselves, instituted this life insurance concern in 1879. Among its charter members were Generals Philip H. Sheridan, Arthur MacArthur, Richard C. Drum, Geo. W. Davis, Wm. R. Shafter, S. B. M. Young, and Emory Upton. For over sixty years, this organization, constituted and directed by its Army Offi- cer membership, has provided Army Officers with life insurance at reasonable rates, has consistentlv made immediate payments of benefits and never defaulted upon a payment. The intelligence and stability of its membership are the Association ' s greatest assets. Its strongest advocates are its members and the widows it has helped. Those insured are select risks of varied age, rank and duty in the Army. The Experience Table shows the growth of membership to have been gradual, consistent and healthy, and that the increase in members has conformed closely to the increases in the Army since the inception of the institution. Its mortality rate has averaged low. The age of its members has held comparatively young. The Asso- ciation has survived wars, panics, and depressions in fine condition and is today a strong concern. The financial reserve is now larger than ever before and is also greater per member. Death benefits are paid instantly, $1,500 being transmitted by wire and the bal- ance by mail. An outstanding feature of the Ass ociation ' s work is us help in preparing the pension and other claims for the bereaved parents, widows and orphans of its mem- bers. This service, built up through years of experience, assures the relatives of members that they will be fully informed concerning rights to Government allowances. Assistance is also given in the collection of insurance and other claims. The import- ance 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. Every eligible Army Officer should become a member and support the work of this Association, first as a matter of good business, second as a matter ot esprit de corps. ARMY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION WAR DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON, D. C. 423 This iin ' i?wi ihlt edition of the Hoirit::j;r obviously is iihule coi D ierchilh possible only bedmse of the wu iy fine fimis who give lis the sponsorship of their iidverti sing. The ddver- tisnig pciges therefore not o)ily merit our cirejul readnig but the advertisers deservedly should be ' borne ni iiiind " when our requirements permit us to reciprocate their pcitronage. P s POWER H HERE is the power for your future wings — an aircraft engine voicing its mastery of tfie skies. It is one of the thousands of Wright Cyclones in use by this country ' s Services today. It was built by men who are proud of their responsibility to those who fly. In the great Paterson plants, which are never dark, Wright engineers are building for your future. More power, longer life, con- tinued assurance of faithful s ervice will be yours in consistent advances to come, just as similar progress has marked Wright ' s long association with the Services in the past. 425 1 For almost a third of a century, Curtiss has enjoyed the friendship and confidence of the splendid group of officers who form the Air Force of the United States Government. Especially marked is the feeling this year when so many new officers of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps are flying Curtiss military and naval aircraft for the first time, inspired with a new determination for National Security and a new assurance that our country shall maintain its leadership in the air. CURTISS AEROPLANE DIVISION CURTISS-WRIGHT CORPORATION Buffalo NewYork 426 ■ h Tiffany Co. 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Unbiased tests were recently conducted on hun- dreds of average men and women (business men, housewives, office workers, sales clerks, pclicemen, postmen i. Results showed tiredness was definitely cut down . . . for 9 out of 10 completing the tests. .■ Hundreds of unsolicited letters have poured Sy|i in from grateful Knox users. If rigorous days tax your natural endurance, try build- ing energy this easy new Knox way. Drink 4 envelopes of Knox a day for 2 weeks, then 2 a day for 2 weeks . . . after that, as required. But drink it regularly. And be sure you drink Knox Gelatine. It is the only one proved to increase endurance. At your grocer ' s ... in regular 4-envelope package or the money - saving 32 - envelope package. Write for Bulletin E. Knox Gelatine Co., Johns town, N. Y. Dept. 91. HOW TO DRINK KNOX: Empty 1 ' nvclopc ' i pkg. ' Knox Gclatinr in glass water or fruit juice, not iced. Let liquid absorb gelatine. Stir briskly and drink rkly If ! thi.kc Fight Fatigue! Drink KNOX GELATINE Compliments of a Friend ( Aumk jzhiihmudn tcm - L 7 ' 7 AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC [Produced b the ongiiuitui ut the autoiiiatic telephone. Automatic Electric private telephone systems have a back- ground of over forty-five years of successful application and constant improvement. They are noted for their instant response, accurate operation and rugged, reliable construction. These qualities have proved to b: of particular value in the service of everv brancli of national defense, where equipment must function with unfailing regularity, even under the most adverse and difficult conditions. For full information, address American Automatic Electric Sales Company, 1033 W. Van Buren Street, Chicago, Illinois. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC Tclcpl-ujiu, (-.inNiiit iiujtwii and Sit nalnii Proilucts 428 Introducing Chesterfield oiin gnidudtion rap r :tric HI! 1 W- w :jj. . . j e J Just make your next pack Chosterfieltls, thafs all, aud as quick as you can light up, you ' ll learn the meaning of real mildness . . . and you will learn this too, Chesterfields are cooler and definitely helter- lasting. You get all of the right answers to your smoking pleasure with Chesterfields . . . the busiest cigarette in America. TRIC Copynghi 1940. LltiGETT MvF 5 ToBArco Co THEY SATISFY - oninlimentA of Dddge Dealer DTin h. Weltzien NF uiiiuiH, n; v. i eiyrcSented bu JoHiv E. McAhthuh DODGE ENGINEERING costs nothiwg extra 430 " ROGERS PEET y uAci4 ty yeiuc (Miiite On whom Fortune smiles! He who works for. and dresses for success, deserves it. Fine clothes often precede and invite fortune. Invariably they follow it. Our job is to turn out clothes as fine as rich woolens and the skilled fingers of Rogers Peet tailors can produce. Our genius -designer assures authoritative style- smartness. Our fitters know their job. Whatever your build, we mean it when we say — " A perfect fit guaranteed. " Get to know the modern Rogers Peetl i ' r cj for joiiiii; men, and men ivho never grrjiv old. In New York: FIFTH AVENUE 431 For more ihan thirty Y Hotel Astor has been the New York headquarters for Army men, their famiHes and friends. HOTEL ASTOR TIMES SQUARE • NEW YORK F. A MUSCHENHEIM, Prss. R K CHRISTENBERPY, General Manager 432 OFFICIAL JEWELERS FOR THE 1940 CLASS RINGS and MINIATURE RINGS and 1943 CLASS CREST We take this opportunity to extend our thanks to the 1940 Class for their patronage and to wish them Godspeed SERVICE-BY-MAIL DEPARTMENT The Officers in the Service and their families are invited to avail themselves of this convenience in the selection of Jewels, Watches, Silver, China, Glass, Leather Goods and Novelties. The new booklet, " Gifts " mailed upon request. 1218 Chestnut Street " lOH Years in Business " y Established 1832 ' MJ Phi ladelphia 433 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE S ' ll TSOX shoes aro vclcraiis in lli( Vnn scr i( ' . Tlicir loiii;- and lioiioraMc rcconl al West l )iiit is prooC enough to any riny man tlial llic have the slnll ' lo stand the rigorous deniands of activ( duly. In iinil ' orni wear Stetson " service " ' models tliat Jiave so long liiven conil ' ort and salisraetory wear to successive classes of cadets. Out ol ' iniirorm — step into Stetson " civies " . Tliey ' ll j ive you all the style yon want with that same tried and true Stetson comfort and winir. ' I ' he Stetson Shoe Company, Inc., South Weymouth, Mass. 0 SHOES FOR MEN Availat)ln lluoiifrii Stetson (jcalcis (w StotsDii Sliops in principal cities 434 " T ESTABLISHED 1856 MANUFACTURERS OF Shirts and Pajamas for Officers Nlilitciry Schools CORPORATION 261 LORIMER STREET, BROOKLYN, N. Y This name on writing paper means what ' ' STERLING " does on silver. . For zemratious, Eaton ' s F iie Letter Papers luive satisfied disi:rn)iniatniv tastes. They are attractively styled, nieticidoiisly made., always correct. BATONS FINE LETTER PAPERS PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS CompliiiHuts of K. Kaufmann Co. INCORPORATED Manufacturers of J ig i Ljradc cJLuaaaqe m BAGS, SUITCASES, GLADSTONES, WARDROBES, FITTED DRESSING CASES, BRIEF CASES, ETC. m NEWARK, NEW JERSEY . m. ARMY MEN ■ — Y ffi " I Salute the Comfort, Convenience and Economy of the HOTEL 120 W. 45th Street NEW YORK Rooms with Tub, Shower and Radio SINGLE $250 fQ $400 DOUBLE 350 to 600 Special Group Rates 435 r cniciitbcr l lour f " arents —they deservE most of the credit for your success BEANY " 436 They 11 4o it ever y ili»e I " Joe — ij you ' re considering u new car this spring — you ' d better look at Pontiac. Man, that new Pontiac oj mine is the finest car Vie ever owned. It ' s not only a beauty, but it . . . " Special Six 4- Door Touring Sedan, as Illusfrafed $SS4 IT ' S A MIGHTY NICE thing to have owners who go about selling your car for you — like the man in the picture above. Here at Pontiac, we consider our satisfied owners our greatest asset. They sell thousands of cars for us — every year. If you ' re interested in a new car, why not talk to the owner of a new Pontiac ' He ' ll tell you not to hesitate a moment — go ahead and buy this big, beautifully performing car — that it ' s a real money saver both in price and up- keep. The finest driving season of the year is just coming up — be ready for it — see your nearest Pontiac Dealer. Delivered at Pontiac, Mich. Tramportation based on rail rates, state and local taxes {iJ any), optional equipment and accessories— extra. Prices subject to change without notice. A General Motors Value. 437 THE YANKEE STADIUM Compliments AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL CLUB OF NEW YORK Edward G. Barrow, President m rem fro whi F( St in 1 ANNAPOLIS AND UIASHINGTON. D.C. Once you have stayed at this unusually home-like hotel, you ' ll always think of Hotel Annapolis when you think of Washington. Here you may enjoy the quiet comfort of one of 400 large spacious outside rooms, the delight of truly perfect cuisine, and every service and tourist aid ...All at rates surprisingly economical... Send for FREE booklet. " Guide to Washington. D. C. " c) fey2 400 Rooms $ 400 BATHS™ " - aditioned Guest Rooms aod Public Spaces HOTEL ANNAPOLIS INSURANCE AT COST AUTOMOBILES PERSONAL PROPERTY AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION Fort Sam Houston, Texas The Policy Back of the Policy Is What Pays in the Long Run 438 Just touch it without yJ BMIl removing your hand ' " ♦v. from the steering wheel . . . Feel a hidden power cylinder supply 80 per cent of the shift- ing effort— automatically . . . A GENERAL MOTORS VALUE Sit back and let the gear- shift do the work for you— instead of having to shift for yourself! Only Chevrolet has this Exclusive Vacuum- Power Shift— 80% automatic— only 20% driver effort. You won ' t find it on any other motor car, regardless of price! " THE GREATEST ADVANCE SINCE THE Self-starter " Eye if ••Try if •• Buy if i „ CLEAR SAFcTvV ' EVV CRVcr. ANo OP ■ " ■ « " ro. „ " " d accessor;, without ««4- ' " fect „ , " " ' " Oo„Z " ■ ' " " Pa " ' " ' " Se CHEVROLET Mot-, " " . ' ' ' immiitt timWi 1 A. and C. CHEVROLET FORT MONTGOMERY, N. Y. 439 THE MAUIC OF THE MOVIES T K take the movies for granted . . . For fifty years thev have been expanding our leisure . . . pro iding some millions of us ith recreation, relaxation, education . . . Through the magic of the movies, %ve have been living participants in tiic most stirring events of our countr " s drama. W « ' worked ith our colonial ancestors as thev built their homes in the wilderness . . . ami sud ' cred with them as thev fought to dcfcn l them . . . We deliberated with ashington. I ' ranklin. Jefferson and Madison as they founded this Kepublic . . . We li etl through the anguished y« ' ars of the War li« ' twcen the States . . . experienced Lincoln ' s grief as he fought to save the Union . . . saw the struggle first from the vantage point of the North . . . then from the South . . . w ith the intimate poignancy and the magnificent sweep of the screen ' s art. The same magic makes us part of the pulsing life of today . . . carries us awav on the wings of fantasy . . . stirs our emotions with music, ad enture. romance . . . makes us forget a thousand cares. THAT ' S WHY WE ALL GO TO THE MOVIES. MOTION PICTURE PRODICEKS AND III T II I B U T O IS S OF A I E K I C A . INC. W ILL IL HAYS, I ' rcsiihni MEMBERS Bray Studios, Inc. The Caddo Co., Inc. Columbia Pictures Corp. Cosmopolitan Corporation Cecil B. deMili.e Productions, Inc. Walt Disney Productions Eastman Kodak. Company Educational Films Corp. of America Electrical Research Products, Inc. First National Pictures, Inc. Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. D. W. Griffith, Inc. Inspiration Pictures, Inc. LoEw ' s, Incorporated Paramount Pictures, Inc. Pioneer Pictures, Inc. Principal Pictures Corp. R C A Manufacturing Company, Inc. R K O Radio Pictures, Inc. Reliance Pictures, Inc. Hal Roach Studios, Inc. Selznick International Pictures, Inc. Terrytoons, Inc. Twentieth Century-Fox Film ( orp. United Artists Corp. Universal Pictures Co., Inc. Vitacraph, Inc. Walter Wanger Productions, Inc. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. 440 M M t? Army HEADQUARTERS in Boston THE PARKER HOUSE TREMONT SCHOOL STREETS GlenvvoodJ. Sherrard 1 PrtsiiUiit and Managing Director ■A- JHofber or ' ' Her ft ' ' A " Pins Miniatures PEARL SET " A " PINS LARGE SIZE SMALL SIZE ACADEMY GUARD (14KGOLD) SI 2.00 9.(111 Uliislratecl brochure mid prices nniilecl on request JENNINGS HOOD JEWELER • MEDALIST • STATIONER S. E. Corner Chestnut and 13th Sts. PHILADELPHIA, PA. Compliments of Joseph M. Herman Shoe Cd. FOOTWEAR SUPPLIERS TO WEST POINT CADETS Blue Uniforms MADE TO INDIVIDUAL MEASUREMENTS Custom Made Boots Sam Browne Belts Shirts — Caps Riding Apparel SEE OUR PERIODICAL DISPLAY AT ALL MILITARY POSTS CATALOGUE SUBMITTED ON REQUEST .THE .L-V fVEl U niform (company Leavenworth, Kansas. 441 - " ■ " ' ■ " ' New York Military Academy CORNWALL-ON- HUDSON • NKW YORK The School of Distniction A Preparatory School where Military Training is emphasized as the best training for Civil Life and as a National Asset in times of Emergencv. Lu corn id il ' lilltaru L ollegc Accredited Military preparatory school in Georgia ' s most historic location. Best advantages at $495.00. Hollar School Disnilglinhril Aliiiliili Iiispinilg Ttjchrrs Jl ' Nior College PllEP.AR. TORY DfP. BTMENT luNiOR School M. NU. L Tr. inmno Music Dep. rt.ment Championship Te.ams Catalog on Ktqiint Opm Srptimb:! Wtb 62ihlY ar Col. j, H. Jenkins, Pn . 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ROYAL TYPEWRITER COMPANY, Inc. 2 PARK AVENUE • NEW YORK CITY World ' s largest company devoted exclusively to the manufacture of typewriters and typewriter supplies In his " Poor Richard ' s Almariacl ' reputed to be the most widely read book in the world with the single exception of the Bible, Benjamin Franklin stressed the virtues of thrift. ] " e, too, sfyess the virtues oj thrijt at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, but not at the expense oj comjort. Our 1200 large rooms, all with bath, are moderately priced. Our jood has uon the praise oj visiting gourmets. Ite BEMJAMIN FRANKLIN PHILADELPHIA ' S FOREMOST HOTEL SAMUHL EAR LEY, Man igiiig Directur ARMY HEADQUARTERS IN PHILADELPHIA 443 •» »f AT YOUR SERVICE i f t i f t i M NEW YORK CITY • Ed Wallnau, West Point I last. invites vou to enjov the facilities of the CADETS ' LOUNGE . . . complimentary to their corps, their friends . . . and families 700 Rooms, All With Bath and Shower The Utmost in Comfort Sp(ihil Kates tu Army OffiLtis ciiiJ IlII uIus The Bright Spot in Town PICCADILLY CIRCUS BAR and GEORGIAN ROOM RESTAURANT Luncheofi — Di)i7ier — Cocktinl Hour Music and Dancing Nightly WRITE FOR A FREE COPY OF 1,001 FACTS ABOUT NEW YORK! AND THE WORLD ' S FAIR Quality DAerchandise Easily selected at your Post Exchange Store by consulting BENNETT BROTHERS BLUE BOOK illustrating thousands of useful articles. BENNETT BROTHERS, INC. niiUfioiiil h porters ftui ' h ' rs a)hJ Siliersnuths 485 Fifth Ave, New York; 30 E. Adams St., Chicago, III. electrical appliances trophies smokers ' articles RUGS RADIOS GIFTS OF ALL KINDS Aikyour Posr Exchange Officer to show you thts 400 page BLUE BOOK from BENNETT BROTHERS iwli . EALeC? 487 OXFORD S TR.E ET LON DON ENGLAND 45TH STREET JUST WEST OF BROADWAY 444 THE FOR r 74 WALL STREET NEW YORK CITY Founded May 11, 1829 • • • A Mutual Bank • • Owned hv and operated for over 138,000 Depositors • • • Deposits and Drafts from anv Post in the World • • • Due Depositors $151,000,000 • • • Safe Deposit Boxes • ••• Bracket Your Ohjective cvid Go into Fire for Effect -k -k -k Keep a Taylor Catalog Handy. It Stands for Quality and Service 22 EAST 42 ST. NEW YORK N. S. Meyer, Inc. his guhi and Equipment • Our years of experience - stand us in good stead now that the Army is back in ' ■ " blue uniforms. Our hand embroidered insignia and gold laces can be depended upon to give a full measure of quality. Lmk fm thr shiilil tnuh-mark- ur piamntce of quality. S.JVIEYER, INC, IV EW YOKK 445 HENRY V. ALLIEN CO. Successors to Horstiihiiiii Bros. C7° Allien MAKERS OF ARMY EQUIPMENTS ' ' THAT HAVE STOOD THE TEST SINCE IS 15 " 227 LEXINGTON AVENUE (w. r Tbnty-Fourth Street) NEW YORK CITY Shenango Pottery Co. NEW CASTLE, PA. Manufacturers of Cadet Mess China I ' lamshed h Nathan Straus-Duparquct Inc. 630 SLXTH A ENUE NEW YCRK CITY Dealers in Hotel, Restaurant and Instrtiuion.il Equipment Massasoit Fish Cumiiany COMMERCE STREET BOSTON. MASS. PURX ' EYORS OF FINE SEAFOODS Caterins; to Hotels, Clubs, Restaurants and Institutions Supphint; West Point Cadet Mess and nianv other Odicers ' Messes Sole A efirs for Wkic.ht Br. nd Clam Chowder a real Ciloiiccstcr Product |. MES . ARDOLINO, Gnum M i,i.,f,ir 446 We Promise You THE BEST 30 MINUTES YOU EVER SPENT IN AN AUTOMOBILE Drive. There ' s one sure and easy way to find out for your- self why so many " other three " owners are changing to Hudson. Take a new Hudson Six over the route you know best, where every bump and chuck-hole is familiar to you. A direct comparison . . . and one that will convince you, too, that this is the most amazing lowest priced car ever built. Do it today. OWNERS OF THE " OTHER THREE " ARE CHANGING TO HUDSON BECAUSE: 1 It ' s LONGER and ROOMIER ' Than Any of the " Other Three " It ' s the longest car in the lowest price field — 182 ' 4 inches from front of grille to rear of body. It ' s roomiest, too, with the widest front seat 55 inches from door to door I — more room all around, for elbows, shoulders, legs. It has the most baggage space, by several cubic feet. And its pack- age locker is nearly double the largest of the " other three. " 2 It ' s MORE POWERFUL Than Any of the " OtherThree " It leads the lowest price field in power seven more horsepower than the nearest of the " other three. " Do you realize what that means? Take it up the toughest hill you know. Compare it with your present car in getaway. Wheel it through traffic, or let it out on the highway see for your- self what a difference 92 smooth Hudson horsepower makes in all-around per- formance. ' J It ' s MORE ECONOMICAL Than . ny of the ' ' OtherThree " No other full-sized car ever went so far per gallon of gas as this Hudson Six did in an official 1000-mile test on Bonneville Salt Flats under A. A. A. Contest Board supervision . . . 32.66 miles per gallon icar equipped with overdrive and op- tional rear axlei. Even in ordinary " stop- and-go " driving, which, of course, uses more gas, its economy will amaze you. A It ' s SAFER Than Any of the " OtherThree " Only Hudson has Patented Double-Safe Hydraulics . . . two braking systems from one foot pedal. If hydraulics ever fail las they can in any car through accident or service neglect i you just push farther on the same brake pedal and STOP. . nd only Hudson has Patented Auto-Poise Front Wheel Control — steadier steering, easier handling, extra protection even if a tire blows. C It ' s SMOOTHER RIDING Than . ny of the " OtherThree " The reasons? Auto-Poise Control again — combined with finest Independent Front Wheel Coil Springing of a type never before used on cars under SI 400, and true Center-Point .Steering, another fine car feature. In the rear gentle leaf springs sixty inches long. . nd double-action, airplane-type shock absorbers all around. Drive a Hudson . . . and feel the difference. 6. It Has Proved GRE. TER ENDLiR. NCE Than Any of the " Other Three " 20,000 miles in 12 days on Bonneville Salt Flats, in an official test under A. A. A. Contest Board supervision. No other stock car at any price ever survived such a torture test of endurance! Here ' s proof of the ability to go and keep on going . . . the long life and freedom from repairs that are a source of constant satisfaction to Hudson Six owners. LOWER PRICES... STARTING AT 447 WHITE DRESS GLOXES FINE LISLE HALF HOSE PURE WOOL SOCKS ATHLETIC SHIRTS WINDBREAKERS FULL FASHIONED ALL WOOL SWEATERS For the Most Exacting Dnnancls U.S. Ar»iy Stcuuliirds Castle Gate Hosiery and Glove Co., Inc. 4 : R)LRTH A hNL ' I:, NLW YORK CITY E. B. Sudbury, General Manager M,mnfjct!mr . . . Established WS DEHNER ' S CUSTOM MADE TO MEASURE BOOTS For Every Occasion 1 DRESS -J ; SEMI-DRESS l l THREE BUCKLE FIELD iWI POLO llf JODHPUR NEW MARKET FOX HUNTING BOOT TREES H SAM BROWNE BELTS kk AND cBk ALL RIDING I L i| | ACCESSORIES Request Leather Swatches THE DEHNER CO., INC. OMAHA NEBRASKA SERVICE MODEL ACE AUTOMATIC PISTOL CALIBER .22 Long Rifle The new COLT Service Model ACE is designed to provide economical and efficient training of military shooters who will later shoot the Government Model Automatic Pistol. Built on the same frame as the .45 caliber Government Model . . . tiic Service Model ACE features the ingenious Floating Chamber Mechanism which produces a recoil 4 times greater than the regular ACE. Thus the shooter is trained with an arm that allows him to change later to the heavier caliber pistol without the additional recoil being noticeable. Because of the saving in ammuni- tion costs, the Service Model ACE will pay for itself in a short time. SPECIFICATIONS Ammunition: .22 Long Rillc, Regular, High Speed or High Velocity. Magazine Capacity: 10 car- tridges. Ixngth of Barrel: 3 inches. Length Over .All: 8! inches . Action: Hand-finished. Weight: 42 ounces. Sights: Fixed ramp front sight. Rear sight adjustahle for both elevation and windage. Trigger and Hammer Spur: Checked. .-Krched Housing: Checked. Stocks: Checked walnut. Finish: Blued. ' complete c itiiloz, will hi l.iJh sent upon requett. coirs PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO., Hartford, Connecticut 448 g w f a low-priced car ever had! 8-CYLINDER PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMY, TOO! Best gas mileage of all standard- equipped cars in its price class in this year ' s Gilmore-Yosemife Economy Run was given by a Ford V-8 . . . the only low-priced car with 8 cylinders! THERE ' S reason for the excited praise the new Ford cars are winning. They are packed with important features . many new this year, many exclusive with Ford at its price. There ' s a softer, gliding ride that ' s a really big hit. There ' s increased roominess in bodies that were al- ready big. There ' s new luxury. There ' s finger-tip gearshift on the steering column and new front window ventilation control. But still the most important feature is the V-8 engine. Proved by the experience of over 6 million Ford V-8 owners . . . eco- nomical to operate ... matchless in its smooth, flexible response to your toe . . . When you own a Ford you own an eight. A fine-car engine, in a fine car! FORD V 8 DIFFERENT FROM ANY LOW-PRICED CAR YOU ' VE EVER SEEN! FOR THE GOOD THINGS THAT COUNT MOST.. OWN A FORD V-8! 85 H. P. 8-CVLINDER PERFORMANCE with proveJ economy! FINGER-TIP GEARSHIFT ON STEERING POST- Standard at no extra cost! 123 " SPRINGBASE— Plus new, softer springs, improved shock absorbers! FULL TORQUE-TUBE DRIVE — For roadability and easy riding! BIGGEST HYDRAULIC BRAKES ever used on a low- priced car! EXTRA LARGE BATTERY — Quick starts, long life! NEW FRONT WINDOW VENTILATION CONTROL- Greater all-weather comfort! NEW SEALED-BEAM HEADLAMPS — At least 50% brighter for safer night driving! STYLE LEADERSHIP — Rich, roomy interiors! krW ' i 449 First National Bank Highland Falls, N. Y. The Bank Nearest West Point DIRECTORS Colonel C. L. Fcnton, U.S.A. Lieut. Colonel S E. Reinhart, U.S. .A. Theodore Michel Abraham Kopald George S. Nichols MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION .... and how! — when your bunk has North Star blan- kets. And the chances are it HAS, because more than twenty-five years ago the North Star Woolen Mill Company was selected to supply blankets to the Academy, and has furnished them nearly every year since. So pull ' em up to your chin and be at ease, men. When you buy blankets for your own home, or for gifts, remember that Uncle Sam, the toughest buyer in the world, chooses North Stars. NORTH STAR WOOLEN MILL CO. MINNEAPOLIS. MINNESOTA NORTH STAR BLANKETS 450 THIS I.ahi ' l IN A RAINCOAT IS YOUR GUARANTEE OF A 100% WATERPROOF GARMENT OF QUALITY MADE BY United States IIP Rubber C o m p a " iiy ROCKEFELLER CENTER, 1230 SIXTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, N. Y. 451 THE ARUIVDEL CDRPDR ITIDIV Bai.timori:, Md. DREDGING — CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING Drttnhutor.f of SAND • GRA ' EL • STONE and COMMERCIAL SLAG • ...« tntirri ' l oi ' vinnprosshm and iisvfiihivss. " WEBSTER ' S COLLEGIATE DICTIONARY Fifth Edition Ret|uired of every incoming cadet. Get this handy volume (or vour personal library, or for use as a wedding or graduation gift. IIO.CXX) entries; 1,800 illustrations, 1,300 pages. Prices range from S3. 50 to $8.50 depending on stvie and binding. GET THE BEST G. c C. Merri AM Co., Springfield, Mass. THE MOORE PRINTING COMPANY I . c o R p o R T !•: n rt Trinters and Tublishers Printers of THE POINTER " ' BUGLE NOTES " " PEGASUS REMOUNTS CLASS YEAR BOOKS NEWBURGH-ON -HUDSON . NEW YORK 452 mn Hydba-M ATic Drive ! A o GEARS TO SHIFT. . . NO CLUTCH TO PRESS it ' s here — a car wi _ ... a car that shifts gears for itself! It a the 1940 Oldsmobile with Hydra -Matic Drive — the world ' s simplest, easiest car to operate. Oldsmobile ' s new Hydra-Matic Drive is a combination of liquid coupling and fully automatic transmission. It steps up performance to thrilling new highs . . . gives a smoother, quieter flow of power id definitely improves gasoline mile- age. It ' s optional on all Olds models tor 1940 — the Sixty, Seventy and Custom S Cruiser — at slight extra cost. Visit your Oldsmobile dealer and try it — it ' s a thri " ' OliDSMOBILE BIGGER ANo SETTER jjv e M t AMERICA ' S BIGGEST J MONEY ' S WORTH 455 . The Warrenton Woolen Co. TO R R I X G TON , CON N ECT I CUT UNIFORM CLOTHS StcDicLiyd Fiibrics for the nnv Kegidatw)i Arm ' Officer s dark blue and sky blue dress Hn ' i]ornis. Also fine qHciUty cloths for all uu ijorm purposes. Cadet grays for Military Schools. f| fg fn SPECIFIED AND WORN BY THE CADETS OF UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT 454 MODERN llhiurattd: (i-piiaenger New Yorker Set tin. 51260 GET A S531EW (B lJi FOR YOUR MONEY ...not just a neiv model ' ' f NEW! Chrysler Fluid Drive NEW! Easy-Entry Doors Why Shift Gears? Touch the throttle to go . . . touch the brake to stop. That ' s the new way, introduced by Chrysler in America ' s First Fluid Drive. You seldom use the clutch or shift gears. Fluid Drive is so silent, so liquid smooth, that it gives you an entirely new sensation of ease and comfort. Transmits power to the wheels through a cushion of oil, vith no rigid metal connections. Fluid Drive is available for imme- diate delivery. Standard on Crown Imperial, only $38 extra on Traveler, New Yorker and Saratoga. 70 MOUNTAIN AVENUE 455 Chrysler ' s big rear doors are of uniform ■width, with no " dog- leg " cutaway for the rear fender housing. No stumbling, no a ' k ' wardness, no soiling of dresses. NEW! . . . Completely New Bodies New bodies with new roominess, new comfort, ne v styling. Bigger windows and Uli windshield. Tremen- dous luggage space. Seats like divans, two-tone upholstery fabrics. NEW! . . . 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Y. ddition i H E perfection in design and workmanship of Kremenfz Jewelry for Gentlemen has always been the criterion of good taste among well-dressed men throughout the world. That is why the most traveled and experienced officers rely on Krementz accessories to " see them through on all civilian dress occasions. KREMENTZ Combination Stt ccmplete for both white-tie and dinner jacket wear In lifetime pigskin leotherette jewel box. Set stiown only $12.50. Others up to $50.00. Sets olso available in daytime combinations- p. urveuori C xctuiiuclit I Inilorm C aiiipnteni •auipt h A s«« on AT 1:11 . IILITAKV .STOIII : « i» V. JafkKon lllvd. ( ' II14 ' A I». ll.l.. B(X)K THAT E ERY FRIEND OF WEST POINT WILL TRE. SURE • West Point Today B) KhND. 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