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■ 1I1 ' i -mv:. ' : ' ?r vmkmm MSS -tX I t L. ■ i ) .lOl g- S . - ' t: ' s«t i,A..i - f; L S I ! 9. 1 THE 1935 LUCKY BAG PRINTED BY THE DUBOIS PRESS ROCHESTER, NEW YORK ENGRAVED BY THE BUREAU OF ENGRAVING MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER HARRIS AND EWING WAS H I N G TO N, D. C. PAP ER BY S. D. WARE EN CO. BOSTON, MASS. COVER BY S.K.SMITH CO. CHICAGO, ILL. BINDING BY FRANKLIN BINDERY PHILADELPHIA, PA. i u - ' ■HlA TY • -F I V H -F. -k.slASon ' C dJxcfx VflDS-HI-PMA N.-H. M-EY-E-R LUCKY lAG N I T £ ) fiV ' ik ■AM N U-AL O-F T-H-E •RCG I M -EN T O-F M I D S -H I • M -E N Four years together by the Bay have placed within us all a story of those eventful years. That the story may never grow dim but may ever be a living memory this. The Lucky Bag of 1935, has been created by Midshipmen, who with many pictures and a few words, have here tried to set down, as Mid- shipmen want it told, the picture of our four years in Old Bancroft and TheYard. D O ao o L 4 y CO 4-J Ci) O yard ddministration departments biographies history activities athletics contacts IN M€MOIVIAM m 4 Malcolm MacArthur John Allen Smith Charles Max Metcalf FARRAGUT FIELD . • • THOUGH the massive sranite buildings of the Academy are a strong reminder of the grim power of modern fighting ships, the Yard has about it an atmosphere which reflects an older navy. Farragut Field, Porter Road, Dewey Basin, McDonough, Samson, and Dahlgren Halls honor men whose names are symbolic of the best traditions of the service since the days of the Revolution. The Tripoli Monument is a tribute to men who, in ships of the timber of the old Constitution and Constellation, courageously executed the " Millions for defense but not one cent for tribute, " policy of a young nation. The Mexican Monument reflects the work of the Navy during a period of expansion that gave us the great Southwest. The bronze cannon, ornamented with the Finest of craftsmanship, are trophies of that period. The station ship Reina Mercedes and the guns and torpedoes before the armory are relics of our part in the melancholy task of smashing the last of a once great Hispanic empire. A tablet marking the sight of old Fort Severn speaks of the gaiety of long remembered hops, and markers here and there among the grass bearing the inscriptions New Quarters and Old Cadet Quarters are fond reminders to men not yet retired. Luce and Isherwood are names associated with the technical development of more recent times, and the halls that bear their names house the appurtenances of modern pro- fessional training. Thus all through the Yard are found side by side the material means of present day training and the finest influences of the past, combined for the moulding of the skill, character and integrity of future makers of naval tradition. STRIBLING WALK a , Sh - :.!6 » CHAPEL 15=. .; ' . - -:v ' ' DAHLGREN HALL BANCROFT HALL THE CRYPT " HE ROTUNDA ■ i t • MEMORIAL HALL I SMOKE PARK f JAPANESE BELL MAHAN HALL TECUMSEH ■4 y MEMORIAL HALL n 3 % S v Vf? V :m --. • i HOSPITAL 4 " ' % r-nfr RAMSEY ROAD n •3 2J: ' W. " ' «» ' A ' f M it . -Vi -►: ' m " ijir KTlr-V t .J " ) i HERNDON MONUMENT EARLY in his career the Naval Officer learns that, ashore or afloat, there is a " chain of command. " His first contact with this is made here at the Naval Academy, where the linkage extends from the Commander-in- Chief to the Regiment of Midshipmen, hiere, in this Administration Section, we present those who have been responsible for our education and train- ing, and who have guided us in the essentials of leadership and character so necessary for a successful Naval career. They have given us the foundation, with which experience afloat may aid us to become a more intimate part, an integral link, in the " chain of command " of some unit, small or large, of the United States Navy. THE ± THE P R.E 5 D 5 FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF THE H t THE s Ecaer A fiy CLAUDE AUGUSTUS SWANSON f THE SUPER o N DAVI D FOOTE SELLERS REAR ADMIRAL U-S-N n ± ± 7 THE COMMAND t R-S-HOLMES CAPTAIN U-S-N ( ± i I i i THE BXECUT I O-C-BADGER. COMMAN DEP. U-S-N LT. COMMANDER C. W. FLYNN First Lieutenant LT. COMMANDER A. G. OUYNN Assistant to Commdndant LT. (jg) D. L OUINN (Ch.C.) Junior Chaplain COMMANDER W. N. THOMAS (Ch.C) Senior Chaplain LIEUTENANT H. CROMMELIN Assistant to Executive Officer LIEUTENANT M. R. PETERSON Officer Inspector of Uniforms TEN AND EIGHT " Gentlemen, the object of this lecture is to give you some of the principles of leader- ship in the abstract. " Executive lectures dur- ing the winter can ' t hold a candle to the delights of the swimming pool and its result- ing sub-squad, or to the infantry drill with its long and frequent rest periods! " Now there will be a regimental dress P-rade this afternoon. Uniform full dress. " Who feels like passing out? " Look at the taxpayers! What, no peanuts? " " Getting away with it " is great sport until you get caught and Tear the ramiliar liar " You the re on the pap! •,!■ Uniform for extra duty is drill dress, sweat- ers, and reefers, collars up and buttoned up. " You can ' t win ' ' Executive Department " Sow a character; reap a destiny. " It is the aim of the Executive Department to " sow the character " in we prospective Naval officers durins our four years under their close observation. The preparation and training given us, leaves us the opportunity and self responsibility of " reaping the destiny. " " Before giving commands, one must learn to receive them. " Strict discipline, sense of responsibility, obedience to orders, and cooperation, are the essential fundamentals that this depart- ment seeks to instill in the embryo Ensign. It has performed its duty if it has " sown the character " necessary for the foundation of the finished Naval officer. " THIRD ROW— Newman, Paro, Humphreys, Cloughley, Hutch- inson, Peterson. SECOND ROW — Espe, Thompson, McCord, Wright, Ouynn, Wessell, Bain, Beecher. FIRST ROW — Cecil, Robert- son, Badger, Holmes, Philbricl , Tisdale, Flynn. Drum and Bugle Corps 1st File 3d File 5th File 7th File 9th File 11th File Cdssidy Richards Wadleigh Ro jers Middieton Kleiss Jonson Richardson Keeler Clark Pape Vinock Brinkloe Mapes h oyle Burkhardt Jett Farrington Sherby Thompson hlumphrey Ha lid Lander Arndt 2d Fil« 4th File 6th File 8th File 10th File Ellis Norman Rixey hlodapp Elwood Robinson Carlson Moore h enry Beeman Conrad Deane Schlabac h Small Boorman Phillips Jenning s Norris Dodson Leonard Darwin K intz Kail Third Set Regimental Staffs rieon Cosgrove Schrader Atkins ShdFfer Dunkle Bentley Eichmann First Set Second Set Cosgrove McCormick Schrader Davis Shaffer Brandt Hood Atkins ¥ Ward Armstrong Bright S ' weeney Meyer Shelburne McQuilkin Mini 49 First Battalion Lieut. C. F. Espe First Set Stiesberg Schacht Hughes Ward LoFland 4- Lieut. Comdr. J. Wright Second Set Lieut, (jg) E. S. hHutchinson Musick Newcomb Fee Wood Brown Third Set Newcomb Brown Lofland Wood FHopiak ! 50 First Battalion First Set McCallum Slason Dunkle Michel Bennett Walker Sarver First Set Islev-Petersen Bontler Wilson Ward Petrovic Johnston Stephenson Doll First Company Second Set Tingle Ewald Detweiler Murdock Little Spain Mclntire HarlFinger Second Company Second Set Hendricks Adams Cummins Ball Stivers hlopiak Carter Weede Third Set Sarver Slason Musick Freeman Schacht Michel Sweeney HarlFinger Third Set A • .1- • ,1 • ■ ■ ■ • • • i « 1 i ' 1 Hughes Bontier Foster Ward Fee Weede Johnston Doll 51 Second Battalion • Lieut. C. O. Humphreys First Set Stever Lieut. Comdr. L. P. Wessell Lieut, (jg) J. F. Newman, Jr Second Set Nibbs Widemdn Abhdu Sharp Schock Harrell Wordell PhiNips Lee Lynch Nibbs Schock 9 Maurer 52 Second Battalion First Set ,m Third Company Second Set McDonald Middleton Mills Cushmdn West Ritter Guest Sellers Third Set West Husband Sullivan Sellers Wheeler Phillips Harrell Clark Husband Phillips Sullivan Wheeler Barleon Baskett Lynch First Set Wesson Bemis Osborn Fletcher Lewis Ross Jennings Maurer Fourth Company Second Set Flachsenhar Henry Packard Wrigley Lee Denby Kunkle Shepard Third Set Sharp Brock Gambacorta Fletcher Ross Wesson Gaillard Shepard -¥■ 53 Third Battalion Lieut. S. T. Cloughley First Set Peppard Theis O ' Handley Larsen Eichmann Comdr. M. S. Tisdale Second Set Lieut, (jg) E. E. Paro Heath McQuary Cole Schmidling Harden -¥■ Third S et Jp.J 1 fl H HP P ' ' " ■ K B W Larsen Dornin Davis O ' Handley Meyer It 54 .1 Third Battalion First Set Noyes Neyman Lyndon Mills McManus Taylor Baum Cutter First Set J . ?. 1 % ■ ill f Wolfe Clift Settle Briggs Thompson Nowell Ostergren Moore Fifth Company Second Set 3udd Henry Foust Loomis Bauer Plichtd Ruehlow Petrie Sixth Company Second Set Gage Shriver Thomas Curtis Tipton Shellworth Moody Dornin Third Set Cole Bdum Harden Petrie Taylor Lyndon Cutter Third Set Gage Clift Settle Briggs Thompson Nowell Adams Moore -¥■ 55 Fourth Battalion Lieut. E. C. First Set Stevens Gruger Edge Rosenberg Johnston -¥■ Lieut. Comdr. C. P. Cecil Lieut, (jg) W. G. Beecher, Jr. Second Set Third Set Hutchinson McQuilkin Cline Edge Bdkutis 56 Fourth Battalion First Set MetcdIF Ricketts Wdde Schecter Gruner Dillen Carpenter Gdyler First Set 1 tlt 1 1 .. ' Ll ■ • 1 f- d ' ■ B t- ' ■ • Gerwick Sanger Hatcher Seymour Eppes Bakutis Chipman Lyie Seventh Company Second Set J 1 5 IB... ' • 1 1 • 1 H f m, booth hHigginbotham Sneeringer McLean Walling Mandelkorn Nash Sisler Eighth Company Second Set Cline Decker Goldberg Burdick Clay Langlois Parker Kerby Third Set Metcalf Gayler Barrows McLean Senif Dillen Gay Sisler Third Set ■JjE • Wm ' w M m .n ' fill 1 i -r ■■ W ff ' " " 9li Kerby Seymour Brisht Lee Gruger Kimmel LyIe -¥■ 57 ] ,- s M M ) M M ..-..j::X:a ■ I DAHLGREN HALL . • MIDSHIPMEN may come and Midshipmen may go but the Departments go on forever. With them we Find the interminable little red book — the weekly publications on Saturday, and the age old expression " any questions? — draw slips. " It has, however, all been with a purpose — that purpose being a groundwork of educational fundamentals. Experience afloat remains to build the finished naval officer. hHere, we have been super- vised in our acquisition of knowledge. In the fleet there will be no departments as we know them at the Naval Academy. There we must teach ourselves and be the final arbiters as to what we shall learn, and how well we shall learn it. Thus, though the departments have provided us with a means to gain our ends, the strife is not over — the real test is yet to come, and with it the complete fulfillment of the motto of the Naval Academy — " from knowledge, seapower. " " Now the uniform is rainclothes and over- shoes,- all books and drawing instruments will be carried to the P-work. " Whose turn is it to buy the wheel barrow? " The clock is ten minutes slow, " and from the dark blue horde behind red azimuth tables, issues a long, low, semi-musical sound, commonly known as a " cat call. ' " At sea, you see four black lights in a vertical rov ; what is it? " The " Fleet " pamphlet was so deep, that, as far as the first class is concerned, it is still " Confidential! " Remember that never at any time will any problem be correct without the correct GCT and date! hHow often have you found your ship in Kansas because of a bum GCT? 64 Ji Seamanship and Navigation Navigation does not become impossible until Second Class Year, and Seamanship with its right hand assistant, " The Fleet, " follows close behind. Navigation has often been deemed an " inexact science by the best of authorities, and after a year with Bowditch, Ageton, Tides and Currents, we are inclined to believe that the authorities are right. Seamanship, with Knight ' s and The Fleet as the vanguard, has won its share of the battle, while we, as the vanquished, go down to the sea in ships, and try to remember what we have learned. BACK ROW — Hitchcock, Morgan, Olavensen, Reynolds, Kirby, Elston, Clark. THIRD ROW— Metzger, Bren- ham, Frost, Sinclair, Austin, Conlan, Youngren, Warren, MetcalF. SECOND ROW — Caldwell, Belch, O ' Donnell, Hyatt, Mil- ler, Pye, Jenkins, Dyer, Greg- ory. FRONT ROW— Samson, Hull, Oldendorf, Willson, Lock- wood, Moore, Clarke. . . r - • .. ■ ..-■ f ■ ' V f ; t • • • ,-( -rf - j r h ] f ' jr f ' f ' ' } t- ' W; -fJfM I . ■--■ ' ■• W3B 65 A reputation is a thing of envy, say those who know, but we who know do not cast envious glances at the department that de- mands five place accuracy, garters and cuffs! " Gentlemen, you know the regulations, and we feel it our duty. " Who but a Second Classman can know the innermost sensations in the heart of a torpedo or the beauty of a built-up gun? And who but a First Classman can feei the joy and thrill of working a sheet ten, or a splash diagram? Thus it is, that wherever we go we ' ll carry those famous phrases: " Sketch and describe, " " Those not having a torpedo, draw one, " and " No one will leave the examination until the end of the period. " 66 Ord nance an d G unnery As a nightmare to disturb our rest, the Department of Ordnance and Gunnery has been unsurpassed. From Plebe Year with the service rifle to First Class Year with ballistics and fire control, Ordnance has held us in its power. During Second Class Year the masters dug into their bag of tricks and brought forth the torpedo, an instrument most adept at baffling the Midshipman. In spite of the complexities of Ordnance, the department has succeeded in impressing us with its professional importance, and has sufficiently taught us the essentials of a subject so vital to the strength of our Navy. BACK ROW— McLean, New- ton, Bartiett, Mumma, Taylor, Sampson, Starr, Day. CENTER ROW— Clay, Healy, Keller, Sage, Madeira, Register, Willis. FRONT ROW— Wilson, Twin- ing, Guiler, James, Martin, Roberts, Herrmann. 67 ALL n NEtDS IS A URt " Any questions? Draw slips and man the boards. Sketch and describe a ten stase G. E. Curtis turbine for Electric Drive and name 132 parts. " (The tree looked like a class muster that week!) The fact that Congress granted us B.S. degrees, we believe, was due to the news that the schedule was altered to three hour steam drills, and a degree in metallurgy in two months! Second Class Summer had its high points too. Hlow about our submarine dive and trip to Spar- rows point on a " tin can? " Hot exam dope! " There will be ' bull ' and there will be probs. 68 Marine Engineering A ship is a powerhouse in itself, a mighty mass of machinery, and the operation of such an unit requires well-trained men, thoroughly equipped with an extensive but practical engineering knowledge. To this end, the department of Marine Engineering has instructed us in mechanical drawing, basic mechanisms, thermodynamics, boilers, tur- bines, naval construction, and in many other phases of engineering. They have not made us expert engineers in any particular subject, but they have given us the practical education necessary to efficiently operate and maintain the engineering plants of our ships. BACK ROW— Elmore, Snoot, Tolson, Keating, Wells, Haff, Voge. THIRD ROW— Swigart, Bar- rett, Dowries, Brooke, Callag- han, McCorkle, Phleger. SECOND ROW — Beneze, Dell, Martin, Buch, Knowles, Kidder, Solomons, Lester, Rog- ers, Maples, Eakens, Strother, Edwards, Dusinberre, Farrell. FRONT ROW— Perry, Rood, Riedel, Bruce, Johnson, Thomp- son, Waller. t T yf ... f f :f ■•f.f- f;,f - . m 69 A STRANGE INTERLUDE IN CALCULUc THE ANCHOR SECTION BURIES MATH ■ ' E--— dy dx— , E ' ' — dy dx— E E " — Arc sin0. " " The proof of this statement is beyond the scope of this text and is left to the student as an exercise. " " You ' ll get some credit for that! " " Gentlemen, a hat contains three red balls and two white balls. What is the prob- ability that I will draw a black one? " Find- ing the stress, strains and compressions in a bridge is better than a crossword puzzle anytime! " A bridge isn ' t a bridge without all of its constants! " We " buried math " in a new and novel way, towing all past and present math books to the last class at the end of a line! Little did we realize that this was just the end of the beginning! ' Them was the d aze! 70 Department of Mathematics A salvo IS fired; a hit is made; and another tribute is given to the cause of mathematics. The calculation of ordnance problems is but one of the many applications of mathematics met during the career of a Naval Officer. Mathematics and Navigation are synonymous; ship handling and maneuvers are made easier with mathematics, and the Engineer and Naval Constructor would be lost without it. Thus we see, that although mathematics may be an enigma to the Midshipman, it is indispensable to the Officer. BACK ROW— Mayer, Stotz, Wilson, Hawkins, Scarborough, Clarkson, Lamb, Dillingham, Galloway, Lyle, Kern. CENTER ROW— Kneeland, Tyler, Conrad, Eppes, Clem- ents, Kells, Bland, Nickerson. FRONT ROW— Adell, Stein, Leiper, hlewitt, Capron, Mar- tin, Rucker. 71 " Instruments are expensive, gentlemen, and of course if you break them we ' ll fiave to detract from your mark for the week. " " There will be no quiz after the lecture. (Hooray!) We will now present the prizes for the term, a star and an anchor! " Juice is easy,- all you have to know is that E=IR (Except in AC!) the rest is simply and purely evident! ' In problem 8 part (s), change 0.0000006 to read 0.00000057. " " You have five more minutes! " What first classman can forget the thrill experienced at the hum of a synchron- ous motor? " The picture works the prob. " A term of " Radio.. " and still ours won ' t work! 72 Department of Electrical Engineering Just as sailing vessels have disappeared from the Navy, so are steam vessels yielding a place to electrically driven ships. A theoretical oundation received here at the Academy, polished by practical ex- perience afloat, gives the Naval Officer the technical knowledge sufficient to cope with the rapid strides made by electricity aboard ship, and to keep pace with the modern methods of radio communica- tion in the fleet. BACK ROW — Gray, Cooke, Schell, Stelter, Thomson, Fenno, Coloney,MacDonald, Howard. FOURTH ROW — Metcalfe, Jones, Drybread, Hickey, Thompson, Veeder, Lyon, Shultz. THIRD ROW— Fitch, Stout, Macklin, Forbes, Leppert, Mathews, Van Metre, Kings- ley. SECOND ROW— Hermanson, Callahan, Beattie, Gray, Wal- lace, Peters, Hungerford, Jupp. FRONT ROW— Briscoe, Mur- phy, Kelly, Smith, Bennett, Muschlitz, Dashiell. _= - - =aE3! W 1 „ti y L ¥L 1 . ' - ■ ' X . ' s: 73 A RUSSIAN COMPLEX " Explain fully, with details, the government of Soviet Russia. " You will have ten minutes for this, after which we will discuss (and cuss!) other subjects for which all athletes will get bonus marks. The examination will cover everything and you may prepare for it in your rooms. What price eggs! Who is the marginal farmer? And say, just what is the difference between the king and the crown, between supply and demand, price and value? The lecture Tuesday will be on the Rise of Japan. All " JG ' s " and Midshipmen will attend. We conclude that the basic law for all governments is, after all, to have some- one to hold the sack, or " ministerial respon- sibility. 74 E conomi cs and Government As " breathers " in an otherwise technical curriculum, the Department ot Economics and Government has given us interesting courses in the governments of our own and foreign nations, and in the field of Eco- nomics. The department has not quite qualified us to become political scientists or economic specialists, but it has given us a better under- standing of the workings of governmental organizations, and of the fundamental principles of economics. BACK ROW— Douglas, Cone, Beard, Geiseiman, Reifel, Williams, Joyner. FRONT ROW — Robinson, Robert, McBride, Hall, DuBose. 75 Sections, right and left — face! Forward, march! " Sketch and describe the Battle of Jutland, (and please tell us who won the darned thing!). " Mr. Toastmaster and Mid- shipmen — ah — er, I mean classmates. The subject of my tall this evening is one with which we are all well acquainted " (The chow was good anyhow!). Friday night lec- tures First Class Year with classes first period Saturday morning! FHow many of us actually read all of those bool s we reported on Second Class Summer? Library periods with their vast research and " copious reading " for our theses marked the end of our " Bull " career and researches (we hope!). 76 Department of English and History A Naval Officer must not only be an officer, but also a gentleman. To be cultivated and conversant withi tfie topics cfiosen by tfie society he frequents, a knowledge of fiistory, literature, and of his own nation ' s policies at home and abroad is necessary. The Navy needs men who can express themselves clearly and concisely, and who can meet with ease any situation which might arise. It is to these ends that the instruction of the Department of English and History has aimed. BACK ROW— Eller, Darden, Kenndday, A. B. Cook, Pease, Doty, McCrdcl en. CENTER ROW— James, Pottle, Lewis, A. G. Cook, Sturdy, Riddle, Merrick, Pickton, West. FRONT ROW— McCormick, Doyle, Westcott, Alden, An- derson, Norris, De Weese. 77 BOARDING CALL IN THE ABSTRACT DAGO IN THE FLESH " CudI es Id cdpitdl de Norte Ddkota? Eh? Wrong! A 1 .0 for you dnd a 4.0 for me! " Open wide de mout! You can not speak de foreign language unless you open wide de mout! A mistake in German oral recita- tion means: Sit down, you iiave not studied the lesson. Some have theories that all languages are the same: " Clase, what do you think is the origin of this word? I have traced it back to the Greek. " Naval Phrase- ology had us all going for awhile! A brief summary of all of the courses taught at the Academy, but with added difficulty of translation! French, Spanish, German, and Itdlidn drz all alike (to us) — all " Dago. " Gone? Yes. Forgotten? ? 78 Department of Languages A Naval Officer ' s ability to make a boarding call on a foreign ship without the aid of an interpreter, to order " ham and eggs in any oreign port, and to Platter a foreign official in his own language, are results accomplished by the Department of Languages. It is an old saying that, " a common language, not a touch of misery, makes the whole world km, " and after three years with this department, we find that we have received a little of both. BACK ROW— Clifford, Win- chell, BIdkeslee, Gregerson, Fowler, Russillo. THIRD ROW— Fournon, Ford, Wfilteford, Moore, Greenacre, Starnes. SECOND ROW— Kirby-Smith, Purdie, Ericson, Higfi, Barbaro, Lajoye. FRONT ROW— Doughty, Oli- vet, Ware, Baker, Fernandez, Lusk Colton. 79 SANITORIUM QN THE SEVERN Have you ever tried to memorize the eye chart to pass the annual exam? It ' s not so hard, but think of memorizing the combina- tions that they could give! " Move it closer, Doctor. I can ' t read the last line,- you know, the one that soes: O-C-D-L-F-N-C-O. " " I ' m sure I have appendicitis. Doctor,- I ve had pains in my left side for over a month! Illustrated lectures Plebe Summer, h ygiene Examinations, mumps, and aviators quah- fication exams have all had their day, but the favorite seems to be: " Doctor, can ' t you see that I ' m sick. I just have to turn in. Exams are coming up, and you know how my eyes are! 80 Department of Hygiene The attitude of the Department of hHysiene has an unbounded appeal for the Midshipman. The principles of hygiene, physiology, and first aid are given in a series of well illustrated lectures, culminated by one solitary examination. Would that all departments had this point of view. To a few, the department has been a haven of rest from the perils of ordnance P-works; to all of us it has been the family doctor and the little medicine chest containing the cures for all our ills. BACK ROW— Dinsmore, Kim- ball, Martin. CENTER ROW— Foul k, Piatt, Gllmore, Lynch, Allan, John- son, Gray. FRONT ROW— Crooks, Will- iams, Irvine, Sutton, Borden, DeFoney, Cochran. 81 " Fall in by platoons on the followins lines: ' " To forward lying and back, by the numbers, judging the time. " " No skylarking, men. This department has never used the report sheet, but we can always start. Individual instructors take charge. " " Those who fail to pass the ' sub and weak ' squad tests will probably be restricted from Christmas leave. All those having medical excuses report to the big end of the pool. Crawl, sidestroke, and backstroke six lengths in four minutes, it ' s sink or swim for your liberty, boysl " Exercise at will. " 82 Physical Training The records of Navy athletic teams are something of which we drz all proud, and we pause to give due praise to the coaches and staff of the Department of Physical Training whose efforts have made this possible. Their accomplishments do not end with the training of win- ning teams, but with the development of physically fit Naval Officers, whose ability to coordinate mind and muscle make the Navy the power that it is. BACK ROW— Webb, Lynch, Sazama, Giimore, Snyder, Taey- mans, Taylor. CENTER ROW — Ortland, Aamold, Foster, Wilson, Thompson, Gaudet, Deladrier. FRONT ROW— Schutz, Gil- more, Brown, Giffen, Edson, Cross, Mang. 83 I f ■ ' ■ ' r S l nn U. S. S. REINA MERCEDES AND CUMBERLAND I • • HERE is the class of Thirty-five. The journey is over for Thirty-five yet it is just about to begin. What has Thirty-five been? More important, what will it be? The whole is made of its parts,- therein is furnished a clue to the answer, and to this end you will find the succeeding pages tending more toward characterization than to narrative biography. The man is presented in a fourfold way. You will see his formal appearance first: as when just meeting him — first impression, you know. Then, there is the brief list of activities and honors — interest may here be aroused. Next, within the limits of a photograph, you may know him informally at work, happily — at his favorite hobby, here or elsewhere. Finally, there is the pen sketch, and you are friends, for the sketch was written by a friend — the one who knows him best, his roommate. True, it is the best side you will see predominating, but what else is worth living in this, our book? h ere then is the class of Thirty-five, be it for closer acquaintance, or for memory ' s realms in futureyears. ! 1 St. BATT. CLYDE HOPKINS McCROSKEY " Cotchy " " Clyde " " Mac " Dermott, Ark. JUST stating the fact that Mac is from Arkansas should convey a lot of information to the reader; personality plus, with ironical witti- cisms and good humor his predominating character- istics, hlis pet phrase is " See, can you do this for me? " and he is quite superstitious about whistling before breakfast. Mac is also athletically inclined and would be the bearer of an " N ' but for an injury sustained as a tumbler on the Gym team. Mac came to us from Missouri U. but had some trouble at first with the academics here. FHowever, as soon as he became acclimated to his new life at the Academy, he put his foot down on them and is now riding high. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. FootbdII 4. Pep Committee 1. Qieer-Leader 1. Musical Show 4, 3, 2, 1. G. P. O. sl etball 4, 3, 2. Company Rifle Team 2. Mandolin Club 2. 1 P. O. HOOSIER wife — no not a question, but an answer. Now, what he doesn ' t know about auto racing, Dusenbergs and basketball teams just isn ' t in the book. And if you haven t heard of Stretch Murphy you had just as well haul down your colors. Math always gave him a lot of trouble — the trouble was explaining it to us after having worked it out. Sports — basketball; every Monday you would find him out on the gym court, but the rest of the week he ' d be nursing the blisters. Music is the one big event in his life. With his guitar and a moon-lit night, we ' d hate to have him out with our O. A. O. All in all he has been the man that put us both through. GEORGE DEVEREAUX GOOD " Gawge " " G. D. " " Plug " Indianapolis, Ind I i 92 Swimming 3, Numerals. Wrestling 2, Numerals. Golfl. Lucky Bag Editorial Staff. 4 Stripes. TOM didn ' t come for romance and adventure, he left tiidt, nor was it tfie glitter of gold braid, instead it offered education, a vast new field of experience. It was curiously interesting. Just as easily as he made his way in, he has made his way to the top. hHis earnest endeavor was not directed toward " stars " nor " stripes " but the self satisfaction in succeeding. All quite serious, but he plays too, (but not so earnestly as he does leisurely). Due to his size he confines his athletics to sports requiring skill and speed, such as wrest- ling and golf. Likewise, his social activities aren ' t too serious, just enough to relieve the monotony of routine LOUIS McCLELLAN AVERS " Clell " " Lou- Pittsburgh, Pa. A CADEMICALLY, Lou does not stand one, but he would, if the art of making friends ' and writing letters to Madison, Wiscon- sin, were included in our curriculum. hHaving al- ready made his " plans, " he is a confirmed Red Mike. hHis favorite sports are not winter sports,- so he finds other pastimes during that season but when spring comes you will find him reaching for his golf clubs or tennis racket, hlow will you recog- nize him? When you meet a smiling, happy, good- natured individual ever ready to go out of his way to do a friend a favor, a fellow who, after a par- ticularly hard day, has a habit of saying, " Ain ' t this war hell? " , that ' s Lou! Class Football 4, 2, 1 . Company Small Bore and Pistol Teams 4, 3, 2, 1. Golfl. Expert Rifleman. 1 P. O. A I 93 Bugle Corps 4, 3. Coi mpany C. P. O. MASON BEHR FREEMAN " Mace " " Mike " Chicago, III. CHICAGO! What part of Los Angeles is that? After all, no one would know it was there if there wasn ' t a World ' s Fair. " Mace doesn ' t fight the Academic Departments hard enough, he doesn ' t have to. FHe ' d much rather sleep or turn back flips. When he arrived at the stage where he slept and turned back flips simultaneously repairs were entered in the FHull Book. With all his careful training he is slipping. Gradually departing from the realm of Red Mikes, we find him at present a potential threat at any tea fight. He likes to argue and likes to cogitate but if he doesn ' t write once in a while after graduation he ' s only being natural. Gym 3, 2, 1, Numerals 1 Stripe. THE Stories he relates of his native California are legions and many of them oft repeated for the benefit of some unwary visitor ensnared in a smoke filled room, but one hears Speed ' s tales gladly for they have that ring of truthfulness and tell of great activities. Speed has always liked to argue with the Academic Departments, but though they may get him down at times, he is never out, and you can ' t beat a fighting spirit even though it be that of a confirmed Red Mike. Ouiet, thought- ful, serious or jovial, happy-go-lucky, and hilarious as the circumstances may require, Speed is a man who one instinctively calls a good fellow. CLARK RANDOLPH CARTER " Speed " " Tailwind " Nevada City, Call i 94 Radio Club 2, 1. Quarterdeck Society 1. M. P. O. lOWER your eyes a few inches please, and take I a good look at a true " Southern Gentleman, suh, " from Sunny Tennessee. True to his repu- tation, he has a winning way with the fair sex, which indeed is stating the matter mildly, hie swims some, likes to push weights around, and enjoys tap dancing to the music of the radio. The painful truth is that he is a wee bit of a chow hound, but, on the other hand, he possesses the remarkable abihty to knock off smoking at will. If you can survive his puns, and learn the proper way to argue with him, his cheerfulness and gen- erosity will make him your best friend. JEROME BUTLER WHITE " Whitey " " Jerry " Wales, Tenn. ALBERT M. BONTIER " Al " Joplin, Mo. PRESENTING— the better half. Well built, blond, 2nd platoon. A Missouri man, he does have to be shown. hHe is ruled by his head and mistrusts his heart. He demands odds in his favor. He is sufficiently sophisticated to appreci- ate certain little formalities as a prelude to pleas- ure, yet he has a boyish enthusiasm which is the symbol of his personality and his " dcz in the hole. Girls, as a rule, cause him to lose his customary " savoir faire, " but he never lacks for their mail (the femmes will know what this means.) He is proficient enough with slip-stick, pistol, sextant, and his line to write his own answers to life. Plebe Rifle. 2 Stripes. 95 4 tnd Tennis 4, 3, Numerals. Track 1. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Chapel Usher. 2 Stripes. INCOLN VAUGHN PARRY " Line " " Left Cheek " " Jeeves " Crown Point, Ind- be tbe ' highest ranking Admiral, the seldom spqakifgfHloof savoir, the Carvel Charlie al- ing his mess mate ' s girl — none of be Jeeves ' ambition. The comradeship goperbachelor ' s club and leisure for the read- many books would come much nearer the eft Cheek joined us with a back ground of fuKlue, golf, swimming, and while here has added i tes for squash and track and a well rounded aOKluaintance with the best in recent novels. As Line leaves us now he disclaims all ambition. We can only envy the fun such an easy going view of life will bring him, even should his prediction of ending up as a printer ' s devil be realized. Track 4, 3,1. Golfl. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Color Guard. 1 Stripe. COLONEL-Plebe of " Mike Fink,- " man of conquests,- man of parts,- man of destiny. A snooty savoir; at night a glance at the books, and nine hours pillow slapping. Sketches, his only pitfall. One rabid New Mexican that ' ll beat any Californian or Texan two falls out of three. Quick on the draw; seldom bested in any argument, h obbies listed in order: women, wo- men, squash, sleep, chow, and women — from which it may be gathered, he ' s no mean snake. Loyal, energetic, strong in his likes and dislikes, he ' s the best roommate from whom we ever bor- rowed a dollar, or at whom we ever heaved a shoe. FREDRIC WILDER BROOKS " Freddie " " Colonel " Cimmaron, N. Mex. 96 » Class Football 3, 2, 1. Track 4, 2, 1 . 1 Stripe. THE South has given to the Navy an ardent student (of magazines) and a great orator (in a bull session). A potential star athlete, but handicapped by his inability to say no to an offer as a fourth hand at bridge; or what have you? Academics are no worry for he considers them as a necessary evil in acquiring this thing called edu- cation. Began as a great social lion but his readi- ness to drag blind was killed early by his friend from Smoky City. Regrets the fact that he has little time for sleep but earnestly endeavors to crowd in a few extra hours. hHis ready sense of humor and easy going nature should carry him over the " bumps. ' BRUCE TILLMAN HEMPHILL- " Snorter " " Hemp " Winona, Miss. CHARLES WESLEY SHELBURNE " Buddie " " Wes " Kerrville, Tex. R Mjthe rolling plains of the Lone Star State omes his bid for Navy ' s Hall of Fame. A man of iiTi U kTT gnnd humor, whether he is in the midst of acacfamfesfetaipi ' in the process of enjoy- ing an all too-ff 33««St»r2st. A lady ' s man, if there ever v as one t one sad experience in the Nation ' s Capitol has ' s him to take a more conservative attitude towarWTRe ' fair sex, especial- ly if her address happens toH»e Washington. Aca- demics present him v ith no oi culties. He even finds time to keep himself versM the topics of the day, at least with those topic? found in the current editions of popular magazii s. He is a good sport and an unfailing pal — whatSjiore could you want? Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Track 4. Trident Society. 1 Stripe. 97 ril J. C. GILLESPIE WILSON ■■J. C. G. " Missoula, Mont. AFTER spending a year at the University of Montana, Willie decided to make the ' Naval Academy his Alma Mater. He de- veloped an early liking for crew, and Plebe Summer found him using all his spare time out on the Severn. To prove that he wasn ' t wasting time, he rowed in the crew races at Poughkeepsie. Academics hold no terrors for him, and most any examination week will find him busy reading nov- els. hHe loves a good snappy argument and many have ended unsettled with his statement of, " quote your authority. " It is known as a fact, though he is never seen snaking, that there is a certain one back home who faithfully awaits him. Plebe Crew, Numerals. C. P. O. Choir. Lacrosse 4. Squash 1 . Quarterdeck Society 1. 1 Stripe. ThHAT ' S right; I kno A because my uncle — . " According to " Cocky " Mac ' s grandparents must have been very prolific. At any rate such is usually his clinching argument in the daily con- troversies caused by the tall yarns he tells. It is little wonder that he is a social success. hHe has an uncanny faculty for arriving at the right answer in any prob even when he occasionally uses a wrong method; as a result anything with figures in it is " fruit. " hlowever, he found that Bull and Dago low ROBERT BRIGHT McLAUGHLlN " Mac " " MacGoofus " Cranston, R. I. 98 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. " N " Club. 2 Stripes. EVEN as a Plebe, Bub displayed that noncha- lance typical of all Marylanders. At the Academy his beaming smile, raty stance, loose flapping of the arms implied anything but the desired respect to upperclassmen, hence the sou- briquet " Cocky. " FHis jolly and serious moments, both of which are sincere, he crosses sadly, doing each at the wrong time, h e will do most anything — in fact everything whether it be a bet, dare or his own idea. hHe spends his spare time during the fall in kicking about at the game called soccer. Durin g the spring he has distinguished himself in the art of chasing butterflies with a lacrosse stick. Never- theless, he has ptove his worth as an excellent player. NORVELL GARDINER WARD " Bub " " Cocky " " No Good " " N. G. Indianhead, Md. SIBLEY LOGAN WARD " Sib " Little Rock, Ark. NOT the brightest one in the class, but not lacking in common sense, hie claims Ar- kansas for the place of his nativity, but he has not confined his activities to " Roquita, " for he can narrate to you on the beauty of California and the glamour of New York with equal loquacity. He has met with reverses and has flirted with the edge, but has emerged victorious after a prolonged tiff with the " ac " department, by virtue of his ability to grasp the necessary amount of knowledge when on the verge of gracing a term tree. He gives as his excuse for being a charter member of the Radiator and Card Clubs this reason, " 1 must conserve my energy for other things. Squash 1. Wrestling 1. Trident 1. 1 P. O. 99 4J-t fjA f • K. R. D. HUGHES " Dick " " Rupe " Kansas City Kan. SINCE we know him pretty well, we don t hold his handsomeness, which can be seen above, against him,- in fact, his ornamental qualities have made expensive decorations in our suite unnecessary. He is ambitious, edrnest(if she ' ll listen), and one of the few people vv ' ho can sing before breakfast and mean it. Then too, he is al- ways on hand to do the proper thing, especially if an officer is watching. Spends most of his spare time out in town, but never more than twice in the same place. In love so often that we can finish the story for him if he starts it. Just handy to have around to keep things from becoming dull now and then. Gymndsium 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Class Football 2. Hop Committee 2. Ring Dance Committee 2. 3 Stripes. Wrestling 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Golfl. Christmas Card Committee 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2. 2 Stripes. |UST a man about tc worth knowinc have Army-Na any more,- the h«me y Sdv lit) th« JUST a man about tcjivn ho knows everyone worth knowingJyHe ' s the reason we don ' t hf ve Armv-l l ivJ( rr)Otn ll OAfffeS in New York ke up the parade on this boy who has Walker himself. He has an ' one man rates, and so many to scare them away, but they wicked game of golf,- so he s ner and poor in the winter, because bets with him about his golfing abilifies.n his latter fact is fine for us, because any- thing Al has belongs to the first man that asks for it — the line forms to the rear! v ' ays ALFRED ARTHUR HOPIAK " Al " " Hopy " Staten Island, N. Y. 100 A ' « Fencins 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captdin Fencing. Class Gym 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. HE who knows, and knows that he knows — This versatile, fun-loving wife of ours is the child of the city of shots, Chicago. hHe caught a reputation as savoir soon after he arrived, and has managed to keep it with as httle effort as possible. - z is just as lazy as the rest of us anchor- riders, but he picks the right time to be lazy. Al- though he is outwardly a cynic, when it comes to the femmes, we never see a liberty go by without our Johnny taking off to see one of the " weaker ones. " He is rabid on pin pushing, and when given half a chance, will snow one under with the technical terms of the sport. ARNOLD FORD JOHNSTON " A. F. " " Johnny " Chicago, 111. ROBERT TYLER STIVERS, JR. " Junior " Ripley, Ohio HIS mother calls him Bobby, the girls call him almost anything sweet, but to us he ' ll al- ways be Junior as in, " Junior, why don ' t you get back in your own room and let a fellow find out what this Steam ' s all about? " He ' s always ready with decisive arguments to prove why Ripley, Ohio, is the greatest place in the Union, but we can ' t find a map large enough to show the birthplace of the famous wife of ours. In all these long years, we have never found out what his purpose in this world is. On the other hand, he ' s perfectly harmless, and we enjoy having him around. He is ever fond of femmes, comic strips, and leisure, especially leisure. Bdsl etball 4, 3, 2, Numerals. 2 Stripes. 101 JULES JAMES JORDY " Jules " " Reverend " New Orleans, La. JULES isn ' t exactly romantic, but he has quite a heavy correspondence to take care of and rarely misses a hop. Four years and four walls were not enough to make him forget the City of Romance and all its teachings, but it gave him a new outlook on quite a few things, hie is by no means a radiator clubman, for each Fall finds him on the football field and every Winter in the ring. Hz likes to argue with anyone on any subject, but especially th e derivation and pronunciation of words. FHe has good taste, for he loves good literature, good liquor, and — we almost said, good women. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Boxing 3, 2, Numerals. Crew. Swimming, Numerals. Reception Committee 1. Radio Club 2, 1. 1 Stripe. Football Manager 4, 3. Company Soj{ Golfl. Recebtion Comipjtt e i M. V O. but Fleming dpdjse him of and dk ' iGe freely. It thcatjgh three ilosed behind m his brassVuttons. He is very erviim in life seeming to be gy — and why not? Any you that sleeping is much ake. Willie has high ideals — so. He puts Woman on a pedestal time keeping her up there — she 3re t him and thewlgave conserV tiveiLhis c tl)e conse i Iion o ]er ca, n ' at least tie, and has a always wants to fall on his neck. WILLIAM FLEMING McLAREN " Bill " " Mack " " Willie " Selma, Ala. I i: 102 S Orchestra and Musical Show 4, 3, 2, 1. Log 4, 3. Reception Committee 1. Songbook Committee 1. 2 Stripes. FRED likes to set things done — by proxy, and he is so amendble about it that he usually gets his say. For himself, he likes to tinker for tinker- ing ' s sake, preferably with something new, and with borrowed tools (he has a fine collection), hie has never been heard to admit that he is wrong, and a surprising store of knowledge sanctions his theory. Fred figures that argument is the spice of life. Hz is sadly addicted to big horns, swimming, and other people ' s cigarettes, hie has the happy ability of sleeping anywhere, especially at a party, hie has never relinquished a preference for the fair of Tennessee — the whole of Tennessee, hie has fine ambitions, tempered with tolerance. FRED ARRANTS DARWIN " Fred " " Dar " Ct mtaroog), Te ROBERT COLEMAN FOSTER " Chic " " Rouse " " Bob " Dallas, Tex. THE survivor of two Plebe Years at V. M. I., and " Sing Sing on the Severn, " Bobbie wants to know what makes things go. FHe has re- markable natural ability, and is never satisfied till he gets at the bottom of a thing. Ready to argue on any subject — whether he knows anything about it or not — and with anybody, (and if not right he ' s not far wrong). FHis presence adds gusto ' o any gathering — social or otherwise. Chic has AA — ' ws pg gp [-iggpi gt-ilg to figure out whether he is un- lucky at cards or love. Nevertheless, except for occasional blue spells, he seems happy. FHe is rather better than average at diving, singing, box- ing and track (delete singing). Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Track 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Boxing 1. Swimming 2, Numerals. GolF 1. Company Softball 2, 1. Reception Committee. M. P. O. 103 HARRISON PERRY MclNTIRE " Mac " " Merk " " Parson " Plymouth, Me. PERRY enthusiastically began his naval career on the awkward squad, the fate of Plebes who enter late. Academics, however, somewhat dampened his enthusiasm, but use of voluminous thumb rules has kept him sat with but one letter from the Superintendent. Quotation of proverbs has repeatedly brought upon his head effective roommate-administered justice. Baseball and tennis have occupied a large portion of his leisure time while winter afternoons have found him in the wrestling loft. Mac ' s outstanding quality is his good nature, and he is a one-Woman man, very much in love with a little brunette. Even associa- tion with his roommates has never lowered his lofty ideals or checked his religious fervor. Wrestling 4. Company Baseball 2, 1. M. P. O. Wrestling 4, 3. Outdoor Rifle 2, 1. 2 Stripes. VENTURING, like his Norse forefathers, the Swede came from the wild of northern Minnesota to the shores of the Severn. The only thing that bothers him about academics is his passion for drawing non-workable sketches. Di- vides his love for a variety of literature with his love for a good sound sleep — so sound that rocks in his mattress and clanging of bells cannot inter- rupt it. When not wielding the President ' s gavel of the Radiator Club, he spends his time between wrestling and swatting tennis balls into the drink. A firm believer that women are a snare and a de- lusion. Spike gloats over the fact that all his room- mates must spend their time writing to O. A. O ' s. CHRISTIAN LEONARD EWALD " Chris " " Spike " " Si " International Falls, Minn. v i »i 104 , w ' ' ' ■Jl0 Soccer 4, Numerals. Track 9, Numerals Company Soccer 3, 2. Company Basketball 4, 3, 1 . Reception Committee 3, 2. 2 Stripes. JOHNNY hails from that famous Blue Grass country, and fias always presented tfie enig- ma of being able to pay attention to other girls and still be devoted to the little blonde gal back in ol ' Kaintuck. Her letters have made life worth living behind these walls. An ardent young man, he gives vent to his feeling by crooning — in the shower. Despite being a snake Doc has time for the more manly arts of soccer, basketball, and boxing. He loves to practice the latter on his tolerant roommates. Academics do not bother him to any great extent, and he always finds time to draw pictures of favorite screen stars while smok- ing the regiment ' s foulest pipe. r-Vi JOHN FOULON MURDOCK " Johnny " " Cy " ' Doc Covington, Ky. r carried o r n oetween times, however, there was cL bzfotball, varsity track, and cross country, comHmt s, and the guiding of the wayward foot- steps of an erring artistic roommate. Since he is a conservative in everything but generosity, four years of lockers have known the same photo but a " ' number of smelly, old pipes, a bathrobe, and good books are his true loves. Good — I He ' s had to be good. Class Football 4, Numerals. Cross Country 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Track 4, 3, Numerals. Manager Track, N. Reception Committee 4, 3, 2, 1. Christmas Card Committee. 2 Stripes. 105 LOUIS MITCHELL DETWEILER " Louis " " Det " " Curly " Zeigler, III. FROM a normal school came his academic start, and from a military academy came a bit of prac- tical experience for Det ' s grand entry, hiardly believeing that it was true, his continual, " If I can stay here, " served to inspire in him a dogged de- termination that kept him in that comfortable sec- tion between the slashing savoirs and the toiling lower half, even though it gave him no glory of stars on his full dress collar. Thus, study became his occupation, hobby, and relaxation, while drags, sweets from home, and even sports with their regular practice, became pleasant but dis- turbing elements in his scheme of study. You see Det had leisure and pleasure in his sleep. Soccer 4, 3. Wrestlins 4, 3, 1. Company Baseball 3, 1. Company Soccer 1. Orchestra 1. Busle Corps 4, 3. C. P. O. Football 4. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Boxing 1. 2 Stripes. NATURE has been lavish in its endowment of that tow-headed young giant known to us as Fritz. Since his first taste of salt water, Frtiz has seriously applied himself to learning the technique of handling an oar. hHis determination and six feet three and one half inches of stature have unmistakably made him a candidate for the N ' Club. Fritz ' s inherent melancholy can be quelled by offering him some chow, of which he is unusually fond. With the fairer sex he gets along quite well, although his real attraction is back in Illinois. - s great delight is to tell the profs just where they are wrong, but he does it so well that everyone believes him. It is easy to remember his characteristic saying, " You know how it is pal; gotta turn in. " FREDERICK R. SCHRADER " Fritz " " Swede " Lawrenceville, III. ' 106 Manager Cross Country 4, 3 Manager Track 4, 3. Bugle Corps 4. Lucky Bag Athletic Editor. 3 Stripes. FROM Plebe Year Ben has been one of those fortunate individuals wiio always pursue any objective to a successful end. He seems to be interested in everytfiing, in fact, curiosity is one of Ills outstanding characteristics,- he invariably wants to know why, and finds out before he is satisfied. In the social line, he drags to all the entertain- ments. Spare afternoons find him boning current magazines. As Athletic Editor on the Lucky Bag staff, Ben devoted much of his efforts during the latter part of Second Class Year and all of First Class Year, hlis four years have been entirely worth while. BEN WILLIAM SARVER, JR. " Ben " " Savvy ' " Grand Forks, N.(D SHERWOOD HIGBY DODGE( " Whitey " " Dodgie " Basin, Wyo. UNAWED by the Navy ' s gold, Sherwood has finished four years maintaining his in- dependence of mind. This quality, rather than his white hair, has made him outstanding among his classmates. Although not a born athlete, e can usually be found playing ball on Farragut eld, but never swimming. The rest of his spare time he spends reading, and during study hours e bones enough to assure himself of a good grade. By no means the least of his abilities is that of carrying on a heated argument over practically any subject, especially one where Wyoming is con- cerned. At any rate, he claims that some day he ' ll go back to a ranch and stand his mid-watches in bed. Company Basketball 1. Company Baseball 1. 1 Stripe. 107 RICHARD BUCKNER WINFIELD " Buck " " Windshield " Fairfax, Va. BUCK, Winny, or Windshield, as his friends kno him, hails from that much talked of State, Virginia. Juice P-works always had a distrubing effect on him but we all have our pet animosities and his quiet good humor is generally enough to carry him over the rough spots. The fair sex have not as yet captured our boy Buck but there is always a time and a place for everything. Besides being an ardent Quarter Decker (The Naval Academy Public Speaking Society to those not well informed). Windshield spends much o his spare time on the wrestling mat, tennis courts, and in the swimming pool. Soccer 4, 3. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Quarterdeck Society 4, 3, 2. President 1. 1 P. O. Soccer 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Lacrosse 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Quarterdeck Society. 1 P. O. WE ' VE seen him for four years. At times he has been hard pressed, once nearly cor- nered by the Steam Department; never have we seen him ill humored. This is no idle compliment, hiank ' s never failing good humor de- serves recognition. It has been a great help to us. If it weren ' t for the fact that we ' ve caught him reading poetry at times, one would say that he wasn ' t inclined that way. There ' s no doubt about his liking lacrosse and sailing. His skill as a boat handler was proved by his winning the Thompson Trophy Sailing Race Plebe Year. Nothing rattles hiank. hie should be able to navigate his ship in fair weather and foul. HENRY GILBERT SHONERD, JR. " Hank " Washington, D. C. i • I i 108 Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Class Football 4, 3, 2. 2 Stripes. OMAR, when a wee tot, happened to be on hand when a boy scout parade swept down Main Street, and he became en- amored with the idea of mihtarism. That resplend- ent spectacle proved Omar ' s downfall; for before he v as old enough to know better, he was no longer a carefree youth but one of the struggling mass behind white walls and iron gates. Sleep is his hobby, baseball his sport, studies his forte. He doesn ' t bone much, but he is always willing to aid his wife, or give a word of advice to some fellow sufferer. An excellent roommate who meets every gripe with a smile and never a worry in the world — that ' s Omar. OMABiWOKMAN SPAIN " Norrrtjl " Bud " , " Espana " LEONARD JAMES BAIRD ' Pop " " Jim " " Chris " . DeWitt, la. OBSESSED with the idea of beating his plowshare into a sword, Jim left Iowa for the shores of the Severn. During the four years he has spent boning, he has learned to say in a very pleasing manner, " I ' m gonna quit smoking next week, hlow ' s for a skag now? " and " Seven spades,- what do you bid? " When Jim is not playing bridge, he is hard at football, ' Lib- erty, " or studies. Before each formation, there arises in the corridor a cry of many voices " Let ' em up, Jim. " That tells all. Chris is always on the job, even at the few hops he attends merely to help those less fortunate ones who dragged. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . 1 P. O. ! ' ... t 109 JOHN JAMES POWERS " Jojo " N ew York City, N. Y. JACK Powers, — you mean Jo Jo? Sure we know him, who doesn ' t? Even the kids in the streets grin when they tell you this. That certain something " that makes everybody his friend on sight is Jo ' s most noticeable trait. Entire- ly unencumbered with any peculiarities, hobbies or diversions, Jo is a markedly positive character, keen, caustically cynical about most of this life of ours, yet with a sense of humor always in charge of the most stable temperament you ' ve ever seen. Never trust him to respect conventionalities, he ' s a hilarious rebel, and his own man. You ' ll like him for it all the more when you meet him. Boxing 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. Footbell 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. ThHERE are almost sixjeet more of this Western- er that the photo doesn ' t show, and which his opponents on the football field have had a hard time seeing until after the accident. In John, the profession of arms acclaims a member who is also adept with the pen,- a pleasantly impedantic student in whose intellectual world academics oc- cupy only the smallest part. Time, carrying away with it all superficialities, has shown to us a man to whom the shortness of this sketch does an in- justice, whose animated interest in the world as he finds it is a constant source of delight, and whose kindly patience, thoughtful encouragement, and downright loyalty have made him an indis- pensible support to a blundering roommate. JOHN MATTHEW ENNIS " John " " Radical " Lewistown, Mont. i I 110 Boxing Second 3. Boxins Manager 4, 3, 2, NA. Boxing 4, Numerals. Class Football 4, 3, Numerals. Company Baseball 2, 1. Lucky Bag Circulation Manager. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 3 Stripes. WE call him Fritz, and he hails from the " Port of Albany. " Sixty six inches short, he can be found during boxing season seconding the leather pushers. A second of no mean ability, he works out daily, and in spite of a bad shoulder gained in football, keeps in " con- dition. " Hz says he ' d get fat if he didn ' t but we know he likes it. hie has more friends than you can shake a stick at, and is the true friend of every Plebe. hde is the politician supreme — a Caesar, but, alas, he cannot sketch a turbine. Loathes shaving and uses two blankets only in sub-zero weather. Motto; " Veni, Vidi, Vici. ' FREDERICK JOSEPH HARLPjNGER, II " Fritz " Albany, N. FRANK KANE SEASON " Frank " " Brown Eyes " Staten Island, N. Y. FRANK abandoned crew and leisure to work for ' 35, mainly on the Lucky Bag. There he showed a publisher ' s genius for organization, a dictator ' s genius for decreeing organic laws, an artist ' s genius for creation and design. A rangy, almost lanky fellow, getting much pleasure from a pipe. Death on sentimentality and hypocrisy. En- viable and consistent good nature, hias long cap- able hands. Characteristic pose: heels in rung of chair, drawing board on knees, an absorbed ex- pression sobering his face which suddenly beams with the joy of having discovered some new page layout, pipe pulling down his long jaw, a mur- derously long-pointed pencil poised an inch above the paper. Always, a merry twinkle in those soulful, tragic brown eyes warns you of his con- genial sarcasm. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Trident 4, 3, 2, 1. Log 3, 2, 1. Editor-in-Chief Lucky Bag. Reception Committee 3, 2. Ring Committee. 2 Stripes. 111 GEORGE SOLON LAMBERT " Beppo " Robeline, La. OUT from Louisiana ' s swamps and bayous and toward the Naval School on the Severn strode lean and hungry George Lambert. On his way he satisfied his hunger, filled out his leanness and was in great shape for Plebe Summer, hie has kept in shape ever since, only breaking training between seasons to walk extra duty. Beppo is a friendly sort of fellow. He is only in his room when required to be there. hHis entire leisure time is spent visiting friends in the local or foreign Batts in the successful pursuit of friendship and enjoyment. Wherever Beppo is, is a laughing group exchanging humorous incidents. As a result of his social activities Beppo is undoubtedly the most prolific spreader of bad dope in ' 35. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain Boxing. 1 P. O. Football 4, 2, 1, N A. Lacrosse 2, 1. Wrestling 3, Numerals. M. P. O. ThHE tougher the going the better he likes it and time always sees Soupy the master of every situation, excepting, maybe, the Army Game nights and we are expecting his success along this line also. Probably everyone in the First Batt has heard his post reveille howling which he proudly refers to as singing and his " Oh boy, another day! " philosophy has started the day off right for a lot of us. Although thwarted many times by the frosty finger of fate. Soupy still re- mains a champion of womanhood, and out of the B hole in the midst of a bull session we have often heard him roar ' why you mucker, what do you know about a man ' s love for a good woman? " With a liking for hard work and an ability to make every erg count, success awaits Soupy in the service or in the great outside. 112 GRAFTON BLAIR CAMPBELL " Soupy " Seattle, Wash. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1. Football 2. N. A. 10 4, 3, 2, 1. Musical Show 4, 3, 2, 1. Goatkeeper. 1 P. O. T ' S bad when you get two men from the Blue Grass state in the same room, but George, like Buzz, buys his ticket for " Kaintuck " when Sep- tember rolls around. If you have never seen him coiled up in his tuba on Friday nights you have missed something — few fellows can play solos on a bass horn and make them sound well. Football and bridge seem like a funny combination, but George plays one in the daytime and the other at night — because who cares whether the steam goes in this end or that end when Joe is bidding seven spades or holding a full house? GEORGE RUSSELL L£E " Gawge " " GenirAj[ Maysville, KyrT FRED BORRIES, JR. " Buster " " Buzz " " Fred " Louisville, Ky. WHIChH do you think of first when you see Freddie? — the inimitable " Borries roll, " the Notre Dame game of ' 34, or various and sundry basketball and baseball games? Buzz ' s wide range of athletic activities doesn ' t deter him in the least from being a frequent visitor to Carvel FHall — he ' s from Kentucky you know, but he thinks some of the women around here aren t so far be- low the passing mark. No one ever thinks about academics where Buzz is concerned for he keeps above the danger line — and in Nav he climbed up to the second section. — What Prof doesn ' t like to see eighty yard broken field runs in the fall? Football 3, 2, 1, N . Basketball 3, 2, 1, N . Baseball 3, 2, 1, N . 1 P. O. 113 ELMER THOMAS DORSEY " Tommy " " Mike " " Fifi " Montrose, Colo. SOME kind Congressman gave Tommy an alter- nate appointment and he suddenly found himself a Midshipman far from his beloved hills. His old hobby, mountain climbing, had to give way to rifle and track. Two years on the sub squad hasn ' t killed his love of swimming. Altho he threatens to become a " Gyrene, " he ' s not a bad sort; his never failing good nature and absolute refusal to quarrel make him a " swell wife, " Tommy seldom misses either liberty or hops; his locker door presents femmes from Crabtown, Colorado and Baltimore. " These profs have the wrong attitude; if they won ' t play fair I won ' t play with them. " Beware the old war cry, " Gott ' ny Chow? " Trdcl 4, 3. Small Bore Rifle 2, 1, Numerals. Outdoor Rifle 2, 1, Numerals. 1 Stripe. T Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Juice Gang 3, 2, 1. Ring Dance Committee 2. 2 Stripes. WO months at " Bobby ' s War College " re- vived Brad ' s high school preparation that had lain dormant for three years. Short hours of hard work have placed him near the top of his class. That ' s fruit " — and another hard problem is made easy for a classmate. Brad has been a de- structive member of the suicide squad and a con- structive member of the juice gang. hHis many hobbies include making explosives and collecting minerals — ask anyone who saw him breaking rock on the Galveston Beach. Brad differs from the true sailor in that his affections are confined to a single port. And what is so rare as a day with " Eunl! " BRADLEY FREDERICK BENNETT " Brad " " Ole " New Milford, Conn. 114 I i t J i Basketball 2, 1, NA. Soccer 4, Numerals. GolFI. Hop Committee 1. Lucky Bag Staff 1. Reception Committee 1. 2 Stripes. HAILING from the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, Vince gets a lot of pleasure from hikes and canoe trips. As his academic record shows, he ' s not another dumb Swede from Minnesota. Anyway, who ever heard of a Swede named Sweeney? When not a candidate for vars- ity honors, he has regularly proved himself the backbone of class and company teams; particularly basketball, soft ball and soccer, hie also likes tennis and sailing. Vince is no Red Mike — the only attendant of that is having to listen to his soprano issuing from the shower while he ' s pre- paring to drag. With his ready sense of humor he doesn ' t even seem to feel hurt when he ' s bricked. VINCENT ALBERT SWEENEY " Vince " ' Rube Owatonna, Minn. 1 I- FREDERICK MAX STIESBERG " Freddie " " Sties " Fort Smith, Ark. HE is tall and blond, with a big good natured smile that lights up his whole face when it comes. While unquestionably a southerner, most people find it difficult to believe that he is from Arkansas, hde is also an avowed Red Mike, but when the music is playing in the Armory, he is usually there, frequently escorting. Neither is he hard to please, but enjoys many things, including sleep, pipe organ music, and canoeing, depend- ing upon the time and the place, hde has been a good roommate who never borrows your ties, but he does make terrible puns. Fortune has not made his path particularly easy, but he has never com- plained about the rough spots, always pitching in and smoothing them out for himself. Dependability is one of his outstanding traits. Battalion C. P. O. 115 CHARLES ROSS BEAMAN " Chuck " " Charlie " " Buzz " Great Lakes, IIL ChHUCK and ol ' man Academics have been at it ever since he became one of the " pam- pered pets, " but the short fellow with the ever-present grin took the decision on the last round. He got more 2.5 ' s than anyone but came home with the bacon. After entering from a Naval Reserve Aviation unit Chuck made himself known as an excellent ring man on the gym team. Being reared on a Naval Station he naturally took to the Navy with the idea of earning himself wings. Let ' s hope he gets ' em. A true blue, generous, and cheerful lad with a quick temper. Chuck ' s been a pal, buddy, help, and real shipmate for four long. tough years. Gymnastics 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Expert Rifleman. " N " Clubs, 1. 1 P. O. Water Polo 4. Outdoor Rifle 3, 2, 1, N. Indoor Rifle 1. Football Manager 4, 3. Winner Second Class Medal Match. 1 Stripe. BUGS hails from the great state of Washington, away out there in what he calls " God ' s Country. " It was there he first came in con- tact with the Navy, hlis one great ambition is to have a pair of wings on his chest and a fast plane beneath him, as that is his hobby and probably will be his profession, hlis one great weakness goes by the name of Margaret. She is the guiding influence in his life. hHis pastime is playing crib- bage, and what a player! hlow we ever became roommates is a mystery. He says ' I room with him, " and I say ' He rooms with me. " Academics hold no terrors for him. Study? Never! i 116 Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Wrestling 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Lacrosse 2, 1. Crew 4, Numerals. Choir 4. Reception Committee 3. Expert Rifleman. Regimental Chief Petty Officer. TO mold the material received into educated gentlemen indoctrinated with honor, up- rightness, truth — . " Thus goes the Academy mission, but Jim needed no molding along these lines. Plenty of fight, a keen desire to make friends, and a winning smile are but a few of his attributes. That is why Vallejo listens proudly when the radio boasts of the smashing Navy linesmen. Per- haps his class ranking is not up with the savoirs and perhaps he has hit the pap for " hop, late returning from " after dragging blind for a friend, but when Uncle Sam asks for officers to represent and maintain his interests, he will ask for men like Jim. JAMES HAILE MINI " Jim " Vallejo, • ROBERT E. WA " Bob " Antioch, Calif, OUT of the wild reaches of California, but far from a native son, our boy Robert can lay claim to more attributes than a single state can give. In June of thirty-one, he came to the Academy a little green but willing and ambi- tious. Now when he goes out to the Fleet, he leaves a trail of achievement in both athletics and academics. h4is further success was perhaps marred by willingness to lay aside books on the slightest provocation. With all his virtues, women are his grand failing, and few are those who can come up to his idealistic standards. Such outbursts as these are not uncommon: " What, no mail? " Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1. Track 4, 3, 2, 1 . Water Polo 4. Tennis 2,1. Company Soccer 2, 1. Squash 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3. Expert Rifleman. 2 Stripes. 117 He him JAMES LOWELL PAGE McCALLUM " Mac " Saint Louis, Mo. I ET me give you the dope on McCallum. I came from a college where they made savvy and taught him how to shoot a riFle well. Those two qualifications made the boys think he would be a dangerous cutthroat, but his eagerness to aid all who wish help belies such slicing tendencies. Academically, Mac has been consistently successful. Aha! There ' s a reason, gentlemen. Ever hear of that sublime influence, eminine inspiration? Mac claims that as the secret of his success, but I think the secret lies in the copious quantities of food she sends. Whatever the reason, Mac is one very good egg despite his inability to see the point of a joke. Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain Outdoor Rifle. Small Bore Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1. " N " Club 3, 2, 1. Stdr4, 3, 2, 1. Log Staff 4, 3, 2. Lucky Bag Staff. Reception Committee. 2 Stripes. 118 Advertising Manager Trident, Reception Committee. 1 P. O. WHOA Jinneyl " And where he left that old Missouri mule. Jack left his heart — on the farm. But don ' t expect a typical back country farmer when you search for Jack because you won ' t find one. He is, like his namesake, Sancho Panza, the ' epitome of common sense. " His good sense hasn ' t fooled old Tecumseh one bit, for each term ' s end has given the Old Indian top time. But Jack has invariably pulled sat with one of those last second falls that dre so exciting — and so dangerous. Sancho ' s absolute refusal to worry about academics or any difficult situation, combined with his ability to get things done, will aid him to success in whatever he may do. JOHN WALKER PAYNE, JR. " Jack " " Sancho " Fayebfe7 Wrestlins 4, 3, 2, NA. 1 Stripe. HAPPY-go-lucky, rosy-cheeked, Blue Ridge Mountain Tij, possessed of a ready smile and a happy disposition, is a man of inde- pendent nature in an institution where precedents are followed, not set. hie can concentrate vio- lently on each subject as it presents itself, and master it. He revels in purely technical subjects. h e plays a brilliant hand of bridge and excellent though erratic game of billiards. During four short busy years here he has read an unbelievably great number of good books considering the fine results he has obtained in regular academics. hHis inde- pendence is predominant, but not to the extent that it dulls his sterling regard for others. WILLIAM TALMADGE POWELL, JR. " Tij " " Watertight ' Roanoke, Va. ARTHUR VINCENT ELY " Brother Eli " " Doc " " Art " Pittsburgh, Pa. CAMERA! " " Action! " " No, not stiff- move! " Photography isn ' t all Doc does, but you would never guess from his clear snaps that his earlier days were spent in the Smoky City. Short, dark, smiling and tempered like a piece of ood steel. Not a reputed snake, but certain women wilt beneath his slow but progressive ac- tion. Maybe that ' s from his gift of gab for he is certainly the proverbial breeze shooter. But not always, for he couldn ' t be and still contribute class support the way he has in cross country, gym and swimming. There are a few major motives back of Doc ' s actions — the Navy, the O. A. O., and his desire for success, all of which we hope may be his. Gym Team 4, Numerals. Class Gym Team 3, 2, Numerals. Cross Country 2, Numerals. Glee Club 2. Trident Society 1. 1 P. O. 119 KENNETH GEORGE SCHACHT " Boom " " Cage " Burlington, Wash. A MAN with a considerable number of worth while accomplishments. A man because he is not content with these accomplishments alone, but rather is awake to the many requisite components of rugged individualism. Athletics a specialty, naval academics too constrictedly tech- nical to draw from him his best efforts, art a favor- ite recreation. An inveterate reader of magazines, a lover of music, of dogs and of horses, hie has a dogged German will, but an utmost consideration for the feelings of others. Hz is a gallant, kind, noble, and generous fellow, combining the qu ali- ties of a perfect gentleman with those of a fine athlete who gives no quarter and asks none. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Captain Lacrosse. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. " N " Club 3, 2, 1. Trident Staff. 1 Stripe. Class Football 3. B Squad Football 2. Glee Club 4, 3, 2. Cfioir 4, 3, 2, 1 . 1 Stripe. DETERMINED in his actions, independent in his thought, brutally frank in his opinions, and possessed of a nature that invites con- fidence,- in short, that ' s Mark. hHis chief hobby is the indoor sport of billiards. hHe relishes, knows, and enjoys the finer music, good food, and the best literature. He prefers the all-woman type of femininity. He indulges in athletics not for personal glory but rather for physical and mental fitness. Mark likes the Navy well enough but considers that he ' d be too cramped in the duties of a naval officer because he loves freedom, especially men- tal freedom. So, perhaps, Mark will leave the Navy and enter some field in which he can express himself more freely than technical formulae for conduct permit. MARK ESLICK " Es " " Slick " Pulaski, Tenn. M 120 Boxins 4, 3, 2, NA. Class Boxing 1. Outdoor Rifle 4, 2, 1. Quarterdeck Society 2, 1. Reception Committee 3. M. P. O. A WESTERN mustang in the harness of Eastern society! Out of the West came his ideals. The East pohshed and refined the raw ma- terial. Still, the product is as open-minded as the plains are broad, and has a will and determination as steady as Independence Rock. He is earnest and enthusiastic about everything that interests him. People fascinate and entertain him,- as a mixer and introducer, his hat is in the ring. FHe always drags,- and who? From an egocentric sphere, discipline and routine lifted his mind to a world panorama. In him, the sensual and the common place yield to the imaginative and intellectual. hHe shows cos- mopolitan adaptation, at home or anywhere, and is a man among men, but a gentleman! IRVING GOFF McCANN, JR Cowboy " " Bronco " " Kick " ic Casper, Wyo. y ■ L. G. RICHARDS " Brig- Salt Lake City, Utah OUT of the wilds of Salt Lake City comes Brigham Young, better known as just Brig. In the fall of Plebe year, he went or football, but he soon found that he could o more damage with a lacrosse stick and a pair of socker boots. Since then he has been a steady member of both squads. In between times, his chief diversion is " wittlin " and sleeping without pillow or blanket the year ' round. But the blizzard of 1934 saw his downfall, for he weakened and put a bathrobe over the spread, hie still maintains that the reason for weakening was to keep the water off him when the pipes froze. Soccer 4, 2, Numerals. Company Soccer Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. Orchestra 4. 1 P. O. 121 T ' « " ' GORDON EUGENE HENDRICKS " Gus " " Gordon " Petoskey, Mich. STILL firmly swearing that the Academy was unknown to him five years ago, Gordon dis- covered this elusive place, and, once safely entered, demonstrated that a high standing does not necessarily hinge upon study. Jokes told back- wards are the features of his repartee, and the world is still waiting for him to tell one in the right order. Golf, cards, and tennis are his favor- ites, and a large number of friends attest to his sunny, cheerful disposition. No chain of broken hearts lies behind him, but his curly hair and grey eyes make him an easy mark for Cupid ' s arrows. - s ambition is to become a powerful executive, dominating a wide-spread organization, and by his business ability, expanding it boundlessly. Manager Soccer 4, 3, 2. Company Rifle 3, 2. Company Pistol 2. Reception Committee 2, 1. 2 Stripes. 122 Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Lucky Bag 1. Company Representative 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. ED is quiet, industrious, and serious,- but is ever ready to lay aside any book, be it Steam, Ord- nance, or somebody else ' s Cosmo, for a good game of contract bridge. A swell partner, but be- ware if he sits against you. The fair sex never cause Eddie much worry, and Dahlgren hHall rarely sees him strutting his stuff; yet it is rumored that there is a certain someone. Ed likes to play tennis and base- ball, but his hobby is basketball. Almost any day during the season one can see him working hard, and although not at the top of the squad, his whole hearted support of the team is undying. EDWARD BROWN SCHUTT " Ed " " Eddie " Mount CleHjensjLArch. t) fpjf I f Fencing 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 1. 3 Stripes. I ' LL fly under Mt. Hope Bridge " is a very common utterance of Ray ' s and it appears to be his greatest ambition. We wish him luck, for he certainly will need it if he ever attempts it. Sailing, whenever possible, occupies practically all his spare time. In between boning and sailing he manages to indulge in fencing, squash, and weight lifting — you know — to develop his manly figure, which is so irresistible to girls. Ray ' s neatness, love of a good argument, persistence in whatever he attempts, be it academic or those of the opposite sex, complete faithfulness in his beliefs are all inherent traits in this light haired lad from Rhode Island. RAYMOND ENGLEBERT DOLL " Ray " ' China " Pawtucket, R. Ij . J WILLIAM FRANCIS PETROVIC " Bill " " Pet " Cleveland, Ohio BILL ' S chief characteristics are his willingness to do things for other people, his amiability, his staunch support of the Middle West, par- ticularly Ohio, and his devotion to half a dozen girls, e can give his room mates a good running, and still never make them want to tear him limb from limb. Bridge, at which he is accomplished, squash, tennis, cross word puzzles, and the cur- rent magazines absorb many of his leisure hours. In the matter of academics. Bill has absolutely no trouble. Solving problems and explaining involved sketches are two of his principal values to his room mates. hHis aim is to get into the Construction Corps and broaden his technical knowledge al M. I. T. Reception Committee 1. 2 Stripes. 123 ARNOLD HAUGHTON NEWCOMB " Salty " " Newk " " Willie " West Haven, Conn. THERE he is! An old salt if there ever was one, even to that " roll! ' Anyone desiring to know what ' s what in ye " good ol ' Nyvee " see our Willie. He who is so fortunate as to have the friendship of Arnold will find in him a comrade who is ever ready to help in any pinch. Ask his roommate. Although inclined to be a bit cynical at times (but aren ' t we all?). Newk has the quality of laughing off his troubles. Did you ever hear about his great ambition? It begins with A, ends in E, is a four-letter word, and the other two are N! Forward with the submarines, Willie boy! All yours! Advertising Manager Log. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 . Reef Points 3, 2. C. P. O. Small Bore Rifle 4, 3, 2. Class Football 4, 1. 2 Stripes. HEY, Mate, is the mail up yet? " " Who do you know that can write? " " O Kay, fella; there ' ll be one next time. " Woodie is al- ways the optimist, and stone wails do not a prison make . . . not while there is a mail service between Dallas, Denton, and Uncle Sam ' s Naval Prison-on- the-Severn. Every day, the gadget on the door is turned one day closer to leave . . . and the picture on the locker door. From the Lone Star State, he has come to learn to sketch and describe, and to spend his spare moments shooting in the small bore gallery or wrestling in the loft. His one fault: his good-naturedness. BURRIS DOUDNEY WOOD, JR " Woodie " " B. D. " " Deacon " Dallas, Texas Jp£ _ t 124 Company BdsketbdII 4, 3, 2, 1. Manager Soccer 4, 3. Reception Committee 3. 1 Stripe. lOU came to the Academy direct from high I school to be one of the few members of ' 35 ' — who hadn ' t passed his seventeenth birthday. hHe studies less than most of us, and has two prin- cipal diversions, basketball and bridge. When not engaged in these he plays Russian bank or reads Collier ' s. Although he hasn ' t dragged around here, he isn ' t a confirmed Red Mike, (rather the contrary), but thinks he can ' t dance. Lou stands fairly high, and can navigate like a veteran, but has decided to leave the Navy after graduation to become a surgeon. It will be a tough row to hoe, but he should be able to succeed. Anyhow, here ' s luck, Lou. LOUIS EDWARD SCHMIDT " Lou " Middletown, Ohio i SJr C O. BIERMAN " Ol " " Boozie " Columbus, Ohio OL is Ohio born and bred, and is still as proud of his native state as he was on that momentous day when he left home to join our ranks, h e has a passion for golf and tennis in season and for a particular Titian-haired maiden all the year ' round. While he does spend a normal amount of time over his studies, they have never caused any grey hair to appear. Although not a Carvel Charlie, Ol is at home on the dance floor, and makes ample use of his opportunities to drag. hHis career is yet a matter of deep mystery, but here ' s the best of luck. Swimming Manager 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Reception Committee 3. 2. " N " Club. M. P. O. 125 EDWARD FRANCIS SCOTT " Gus " " Scotty " Kansas City, Mo. SCOTTY, or as we call him — Gus — is both the bane and the boon of our existence here, hlis most disagreeable habit . . . ' Hey, have you got a stamp? What is the steam assignment for tomorrow? Oh, you ' re going to the store? Get me something. " These traits can be overlooked in view of his accomplishments. As an imitator, he is beyond compare, furnishing many a happy hour for US; when he describes something, his facial con- tortions are surprising. These talents would make him the life of the J O. mess were he bound there. Unfortunately, he intends to be a leather- neck. (And we used to think him sensible.) Class Football 4. Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Wrestling. Football 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3. M. P. O. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain Water Polo. " N " Club 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. FOR those who are not acquainted with Fitz, and they are few, he is a third platoon lad, one hundred seventy-five pounds of fun and popu- larity, can be readily identified in any crowd by his grin, and is one of the few Midshipmen who has been courageous enough to insult the almighty Tecumseh while pulling sat. Fitz is fond of athletics and excells in aquatic sports. FHe derives a pecu- liar thrill in holding people under water, and we enjoy his sense of humor when he is oiling some- one ' s wagon. There have been moments with the Executive Department and struggles with Old Man Academics, but they add only to his glory, as those familiar " woids " " goal by Fitzpatrick of Navy " ring in our ears. JAMES FRANCIS XAVIER FITZPATRICK, JR. " Fitz " New York City, N. Y. 126 Company Soccer 4, 3. Juice Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 2. Ring Dance Committee 2. 1 P. O. THIS red haired sum of Erin, (see picture below) hails from Chicago, Illinois, where they have a world ' s fair every year to help pay the teachers back salary. hHis peaceful and otherwise contented life was interrupted by the call of Neptune in ' 31, so he quit playing with sailboats on Lake Michigan and came to Maryland (cold as a witch ' s stool). With plenty of nautical experience behind him (he was a chief knot tier in the sea scouts) he had little difficulty in adapting himself to his new surroundings. He seldom dragged until some fair wren from Washington began sendingk chowfevery week; from then on he became th £r e bial snake of the Carvel Hall species. JOHN PALMER KILROY " Palmer " " J. P. " " Red " Chicago, 111. THOMAS CHARLES GILLMER " Tom " Warren, Ohio CHERCHEZ la femme " and you shall also find our Thomas. Like a young Don Juan, he entered our select midst and set out to become an exemplary member of the far famed Naval Academy social set. The fickle and fair seem to flock to him like flies to flypaper and bees to honey. Despite the ravages of time. Academic De- partment and the belles, Tom has managed to bal- ance his side on the athletic ledger. He united the managerial position of the water polo team and made valiant efforts on behalf of ' 35 in her quest for the coveted Harvard shield. " Haec olim meminisse jurabit. " It will be pleasant to remember the things hereafter. Water Polo Manager 3, 2, 1, N. Reception Committee 3, 2. ■•N " Clubl. 1 P.O. 127 KENNETH F. MUSICK " Ken " Kingfisher, Okla. JACK was born in nineteen thirteen and hved his boyhood days in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, happily and irresponsibly. At seven years of age he nurtured a passion for flying and fiying has been his most conspicuous activity, for he has both built and flown planes. A few years sobered his belief in the romanticism of Plying and he turned to the Naval Academy for education and a place among his fellows. That place among his fellows has been responsible for many happy and unhappy moments. In academics he has a superficial confi- dence in his own ability and captions everything with, " furrooot. " He likes all sports and spends a lot of time enjoying them. Class Football 4, 3. Gym 2, NA. Class Gym 3. Tennis Manager 4, 3, 2. 1 Stripe. Basketball 4. Company Basketball 3, 2, 1. Company Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1. Golf1. M. P. O. BUCKET — but no one has ever accused him of being oaken. The man v hose frankness has put the damper on many a hero s self esteem. A man whose sound reasoning leaves no room for argument. An idealism perhaps unexpected in one so practical. One whose ability is instinctively recognized by others and implicitly trusted. A hardy humor that is contagious. A game of golf, a bit of baseball, basketball, or maybe billiards or bridge to while away the many, leisure hours that beset his life as a Midshipman. Olit of the Golden West and just another son of Oshkosh another Yankee to irk the rebels. JOHN BARANOWSKI " Bucket " " Baron " Oshkosh, Wis. » 128 Track 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Class Cross Country, Numerals Cross Country, NA, Company Basketball. Reception Committee. M. P. O. FITZ represents an unusual type, a student who concerned himself first with principles then considered their application, a doubting Thomas of the constructive type. Track has been his sport. After running a few years at high school, he came to the Naval Academy. Seldom does he finish out of the money in his specialty, the low hurdles. hHe has not yet broken his habit of build- ing model airplanes. What ' s more they fly! A prac- tical knowledge of engineering is put to use over in the Steam De rtme nt, where he can be seen building models of reciprocating engines. A de- pendable young man ho will do much for a friend. Just another son of Oshkosh. MAURICE FREDERICK FITZGERALD " Fitz " Oshko , W SZ ' ? FRANCIS DAVID WALKER, JR. " Franky " " Yappy " " Slim " Norfolk, Va. AN Asiatic Navy Junior from Norfolk, Slim r has talked us " gaga " for four years. Torn ' immaturely from a nomadic existence, he still treasures his youthful passions, cold showers, cool wine and red-haired Navy Juniors. Yappy ' s makeup lacks few of nature ' s virtues and likewise practically none of her vices. FHe argues, sings, dances and pounds mercilessly on a helpless gui- tar. Athletically, Slim " managed " to get along, gleaning more frost-bite than laurels. He plays, owever, for pleasure and he can talk the best 3dme of golf in America. Academics don ' t have a chance. FHe snows them under, too. And can he " spill it? " " Did I ever tell you fellows about — . " " Yes!! " Football Manaser 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Tennis Manager 2, 1, N. " N " Club. Golfl. Trident 2,1. G. P. O. 129 HERMAN JOHN MECKLENBURG " Mecky " Sdn Diego, Calif. CALIFORNIA boasts the best of everything — the biggest trees, the bluest seas, the brightest sun, and the best-liked son. So Mecky hails from California, which everyone vvould know were he not so modest. Ouick to praise and slow to censure Mecky believes that it is better to be right than be five-striper. For this reason he will be one of the best naval officers the class produces and for the same reason he will probably never be an admiral. He is popular not because he is a back-slapper or yes-man but be- cause of his sincerity and dependability. A modern Galahad but still the most non-reg regulation roommate in the Academy. 1 P.O. M. P. O. JUST another son of Texas who has left the plains for the seas, and the mystery of the sea has completely enveloped him. Every now and then he talks of sailing the sea in a forty foot schooner with nothing more than a sextant. He will have the sextant all right, but on the rolling bridge of a slim destroyer. The Navy will probably get him. Studies have not meant much more to Ted than something to pass away study hours. We have often wondered what would have happened if he had studied — a gold star no doubt. Not to like Ted is a task one finds difficult. It is so much easier to like him. TED ADAIR HILGER " Ted " " Fritz " " Tex " Sherman, Tex. 130 I! Reception Committee. 1 P. O. EXHIBITING an uncanny bent for incurring the wrath of the Executive and Academic Depart- ments during the inception of his career he woefully regretted his actions and strove to extri- cate himself from the quagmire in which he fell. A new man was then reborn and an amelioration in character was quickly evidenced. Perambulating through the corridors in an unique manner bearing marked body movements led to the adoption of the Stampsonian Strut. " A piquant gusto for terpsi- chore, an intermittent effort at pin-pushing, and a voluminous correspondence maintained under the guidance of an omnipotent photograph (manifest- ing a certain well-known weakness) integrate his extra-curricular activities. Under the presence of such a jovial nature domestic felicity has been com- plete and unforgetable. ROY KAUFFMAN STAMPS, JR. " R. K. O. " " Junior " " Sellos ' l Los Angeles, Calif. u W CONSTANTINE CHARLES MATHAS " Connie " " Charlie " " C. C. " New York City, N. Y. FROM the Sidewalks of New York, the home of the Bronx Cheer, Charlie came to the Academy to seek his fortune with enough en- thusiasm to startle the world. Hemmed in by sky- scrapers his contact with the great outdoors had been limited to an occasional stroll in Central Park. Charlie is essentially a student of culture, Dago being his forte. He is a maestro of the art of being his own true self, of which he speaks so little that few know the amiable side of his nature. His ability to penetrate the mask that conceals human motives he exercises in a most whimsical fashion. Of his philosophy, it may be said he is a veritable Socrates. Manager Swimming 4, 3, 2, NA. 1 P.O. 5 . iSu 131 RICHARD EMMERSON HARMER " Dick " " Rojo " " Red " Tacoma, Wash. DICK ' S greatest failing was his knack of un- wittingly sliding into compromising situa- tions and invariably coming out on the pay- ing side. For the most part he finds life extremely pleasant. hHis success was due to his constant use of chilled orange juice as an eye opener, and Ovaltine as a night cap. A few chins on the tran- som helped too! The injection of knowledge into the main condenser, beneath his sunburn thatch, was always steady, with efficiency a maximum, and no radiation losses. Like most seafaring men, he cherishes a fond ambition of someday going back to the soil, buying a little island somewhere out in Puget Sound and settling down to become monarch of all he surveys. Wrestlins 4, Numerals. Boxing 3, 2, 1, NA. 1 P. O. Class Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Class Swimming 4, 3. Swimming 2, 1, Numerals. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 3. 1 Stripe. A RMOUR Tech wished this little, grinning Scotsman on us, but many of those who ' were unsat in Math or Skinny have thanked their lucky stars he came. A sort of Sancho Panza in the First Battalion, Bobo is the " epitome of common sense. " Saviour of the unsats, dispenser of financial assistance, inventor of numerous weird gadgets for opening doors, windows, etc., owner of the two-foot slipstick, author of the famous Plebe Year " Cuckoo, bong, bong, legend, " main- stay of interclass swimming meets, small wonder it is that men seek the counsel of this " B-hole Oracle. " Validates all statements and decisions with " I studied Organic Chemistry at Armour. " JAMES WALDIE THOMSON " Himmie " " Bobo " " Scoop " Chicago, III. 132 j 0 l i! :;i Rifle 3, 2, 1, N. Small Bore 2, 1, NA. Boxing 4, Numerals. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 3. M. P. O. HE might have been a lumberjack, but the lure of the sea proved too great for this product of the tall timber. The " trees " were not forgotten however, for he left a swath of fallen ones behind him here. " Only God (and his able assistants in the Academic Departments) can make a tree " was his story, hlis repertoire of yarns seemed to be almost endless at times but his aud- ience always hung, wide-eyed, and open mouthed on his every word until the end. hie possesses a remarkable ability to strike up conversations with strangers. With a few pertinent questions and that quizzical, six-hundred-yard-slow-f-ire look on his face he can draw the life story out of a con- firmed sphinx. WILSON RANDOLPH BARTLETT " Barney " " Bill " " Batlett " Tacoma, Wash. If ■■V ' ' " i ' g] w FRENCH WAMPLER, JR. " Frenchy " " Wampus " " Junior " Chattanooga, Tenn. FRENCHY ' S earlier years were spent on Grandpappy ' s farm " down in the Blue Ridge mountains. Moving around " rightsmart " and living in the city put notions in this young feller ' s head, for he " warn ' t the type " to " thow " away a lifetime in those hills, and he reckoned he ' d try eating Navy beans for a spell in place of " corn-pone and pot likker. " Take a portion of good nature, mix it thoroughly with an equal por- tion of dry humor, sprinkle with mischief, and add a dash of the " tomorrow " attitude. Expose this to some mountain music over the radio, pack well into a comfortable bunk, and do not disturb for at least a week. The result will be a fair idea of this " easy-goin ' " Tennessean. Manager Outdoor and Small Bore Rifle Teams, N. " N " Club. Cfioir. Reception Committee. Trident Staff. 1 P. O. ' K 133 WILLIAM GAUSS JACKSON, JR " Bill " " Jdck " " Ma " " Ginky " Vienna, III. DAD gum it, if that doesn ' t remind me of my Uncle Ginky. " After four years, fnis wives fiave become hardened to funny stories about legions of aunts and uncles. Jack, who is inherently a landlubber, as is apparent from his years on the sub-squad and his Mal-de-mer, may give a First impression of being quiet, but it will soon be learned that a better man couldn ' t be wanted for a party. Next to automobiles, he likes women best, and possibly the latter have some- thing to do with his absent-mindedness. In leisure moments, he chooses to read a short story rather than to take part in a bull session. As a happy combination of work and play, you will find Bill a likeable chao. Wrestllns 4. Rifle 4. M. P. O. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Soccer 4. Company Soccer. Lacrosse 4. Company Rifle Team. Lucky Bag Staff. Reef Points Circulation Manager 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 . M. P. O. ThHIS young Lochinvar came out of the West side of Kansas City wearing an R. O. T. C. Lieutenant-colonel ' s uniform, but soon found himself in white works with a plebe-summer fit. Van was convinced this life was to be enjoyed, and he has not changed his mind after Plebe Year, four years inside Academy walls, and being " run " about his over-stuffed chin, parenthetical legs, super-Scotch economy, and Dutch over-cleanli- ness. Van ' s wives know he has a scrupulous sense of honesty, luck, personality, wanderlust, and very Cdsanovian tendencies; so don ' t be surprised at meeting him anywhere — except in the Navy. DONALD AN NESS iH " Nessy " City, Mo. 134 Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Class Lacrosse. Company Soccer. Reef Points 4, 3, 2, 1, Business Manager. Trident Society 1. Reception Committee. G. P. O. OUT of the wilds of New Rochelle came Stephie,- d naval laddie he would be. A suit of natty blue, buttons of brass, all would be his. Long years have passed. We find our Stephie a dashing Midshipman. His hair has nearly left him, but what matters that to happy-go- lucky Steve, hiair today and gone tomorrov . . . that s life! Although his Chesterfieldian tendencies are conspicuous by their absence, nothing ever worries him, and his lilting voice lilts loudly through the corridors all hours of the day. A wrestler by profession and a snake by choice, guitars, sheet music, chewing tobacco, and a slight Oxfordian accent are his only defects. Our Stephie! RICHARD DAVID STEPHENSON " Dick " " Stephie " New Rochelle, N. Y. JU r JOHN HENRY LOFLAND, " Jack " " John " " Jill " New Rochelle, N. Y., WHEN Johnny was a littKe bo , it was to, him the greatest joy t play at sailor d the day, and nightly to devotedly pra to enter the Academy. So offtp Werntz ' s he took a train, where nightly he dicTcram his brain with that learning quite general for a career so natuical that he could be an Admiral. A frequent letter writer, he turned many a heart to the sea. Ah, poor Johnny, what did you do, to Dotty, Jane, and Charlotte too? Have they turned out to be untrue? In other fields, there ' s more success, and here our hero shows finesse. At shining shoes, he ' s quite an ace, and keeps his shoulders at a brace, that some day stripes his sleeve may grace. Boxing 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 2, 1, Numerals. Track 4, Numerals. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Hop Committee 3, 2, 1. Trident Society 1. 4 Stripes. 135 HAROLD JENS ISLEV-PETERSEN " Izzy " " Pete " " Harold " San Pedro, California SO I hit him " he says. Actually he ' s nearly a possible in agreeableness. He never dis- turbs a fellow when he ' s sleeping, boning, or playing the radio. He tried wrestling forawhile, but he slipped and got on top once. Not knowing what to do there he had to give it up. He seems to be a master at running the squeeze part of an accordion. We have a poem. There once was an ostrich, made all of wood. He wasn ' t very naugh- ty, but he wasn ' t very good; so we sold him to a man who owned a chicken farm, and we knov little Oscar never did us any harm. Wrestling 4, 3, Numerals. Musical Club 2. Lucky Bag Photographer 3, 2. 2 Stripes. Swimming 4, 3, Numerals. Musical Club 4, 3, 2, Director 1. Choir 4, 3. 1 P. O. THE naval environment of Coronado, Cali- fornia, put Bill on a seaward course from the start. The fleet and N. A. P. G. at Norfolk were stepping stones that put him in ' 35. To know Bill is to know all the latest dance steps, wise cracks, and puns. If it ' s a happy hour. Musical Club ' s show, or just plain horseplay, he ' s in it. Give him a piano, and he will amuse himself and his classmates for hours — or until formation rings. He doesn t bother academics unless they bother him, and then he shows that he has what it takes. Always a good roommate, he came from the fleet and we want him to qo back to it with us. ARTHUR WILLIAM MESSNER, JR. 11 " " Ducky " " Guggins " " Little Eva " Coronado, Calif. - 1 136 v Football Manager 4, 3. Wrestling 4, Numerals. Class Football 9, 1, Numerals. Orchestra 4, 3, 2, 1. Leader Orchestra 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Hop Committee. Chapel Usher. 1 Stripe. JOHN Sterett Crittenden, Gabby for short, Is a born Kentucky rebel. Of course, that makes him a Southern Gentleman. Whenever a good party is in progress, you will find Gabby in the midst of it. hlowever (and it might be an out- growth of being from the land of beautiful wom- en) he still takes each one of his various loves seriously in turn. Almost any afternoon, he can be heard saxophoning his time away and disturbing the peace for hours on end; however, this may be easily forgiven. Next to his hopes and aspirations of being an Admiral, his greatest desire is that of owning a stable of racing horses and having doz- ens of black boys bring him mint juleps in a steady flow. JOHN STERETT CRITTENDEN GABBERT " Gabby " Owensboro, Ky. PAGE KNIGHT " Page " " Noche " " War Horse " F Waupaca, Wis. ROM the l t of Waupaca (don ' t give up, you learr tslpronounce it in about three years) came tlrJiiW consin lad to Severn Prep School. Coming frprri y iern, he has never had much trou- ble v itjfi Jcademics. His favorite sports and pas- l |in g AYre wrestling, lacrosse, bridge, beer, and ie lrnq his wife about the beautiful Wisconsin lakes. As for his women (scattered from the wilds of Wisconsin to the beautiful shores of Naples) he has managed somehow to keep from falling too hard. The only serious encounter was his attack of heart trouble while on Youngster Leave. It was caused by a pretty little school " mar ' m " down in the southland, but he recovered in due time and set out in new fields of adventure. Soccer 4, Numerals. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, Numerals. Wrestling 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P, O. 137 MARION FREDERICK RAMIREZ DeARELLANO " Rdmrod " " Pete " San Juan, Puerto Rico RAMROD saw the famous bird over San Juan on his memorable flight, and nothing would do but he must grab the first steamer to Crab- town. Porto was a tennis fiend from the start, and devoted his spare time during the cold winter months to working on the juice gang and manag- ing the gym team. He dreams of the little girl back in Puerto Rico, while sketching gear wheels that resemble sunflowers. Known far and wide as the " short shot with the long name, " Porto claims that quality, not quantity, is what counts, and we pre- dict that as the seaweed piles up behind his ears and the gold on his sleeves, he ' ll bear that out. Tennis 4, 3, 2, NA. Reef Points 3. Juice Gang 3, 2, 1. Soccer 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Manager Gym 4, 3, 2, 1 . N . 1 P. O. Track 4, 3, 1, Numerals. Fencing 4, Numerals. Cross Country 4, 2, 1 . Manager 1, N. Company Baseball. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Star 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. WIThI the tradition of a long line of Naval officers behind him, John naturally chose to follow in his famous forefathers foot- steps. Accordingly, he entered the Service through the medium of the Naval Academy. hHe entered directly from high school, and has given a good account of himself academically. hHe has several hobbies, notably playing strong man, and building model airplanes, both of which he does with equal facility. At times brain storms run rampant with his nature and we find him in the throes of a description of a new machine that he has just mentally developed which would, no doubt, re- volutionize the world. Ambition: A vine-covered cottage. JOHN PERSHING ADAMS " Al " " John " Newport, R. 138 1 p. o. FROM nineteen thirteen until a few years ago, Duke spent his more youthful days in Chicago, and v as not worried ab out brass buttons, uniforms, etc., until after he graduated from Lane Technical High School, h is next efforts toward higher learning directed him, first, to Coch Bryan ' s Prep., and then, straight into the Na Academy. With practically no trouble at all Di has successfully conquered the academics with losing any time in acquiring many friends. In spare moments, he can be heard propounding some philosophy of life, redolent with cynicism and fatalistic views, interspersed with appropriate gestures and blunt, to the point, but most de- scriptive metaphors and similes. His inventive genius knows no bounds and one brain child fol- lows another. LEONARD KIER DAVIS " Alky " " Duke " ,, IdUJV), BERNARD EDWARD DUNKLE " Dunk " " Bernie " " Dunkly " Chicago, III. ARTIST " — in this one word you have Dunk ' s biography. Study the covers of your ' Logs, " and on many you will find his magic name. A slipstick or a Bowditch are hard tools for him to handle,- make them a brush or crayon, and his talents know no bounds. Many a weary hour has been sacrificed from study for the purpose of filling an order for a cover. Week-ends, he spends his time studying his feminine models at first hand. Dragging is his favorite sport, but, when the press of affairs is not too great, you may find him on the cross country course or juggling weights in the gymnasium " Atlas Class. " Cross Country 2, Numerals. Reef Points, L09, Lucky Bag StafF. Reception Committee. Art Club. Class Crest Committee. Company C. P. O. 139 J RICHARD GARFIELD WEEDE " Dick " Pittsburg, Kas. SOMETIME during his junior year of college back in Kansas, Dick decided that he needed a change of scenery. The Naval Academy offered the best prospect, so we now have in our midst, Midshipman Weede. Dick was quite a high jumper during Plebe Summer, but a change in style lowered his mark, hlis spare time in winter is spent in playing basketball, and in the spring in tennis, sailing, and hiking. Hz has never been troubled by the Academic Departments, or by dragging, the reason for the latter being in Kansas. Dick ' s quiet disposition and smooth temper are the cause of his great circle of friends. Bdsl etbdll 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Track 4, 3. Ring Committee. 3 Stripes. 140 Football 4, Numerdls. 1 Stripe. NOT large in stature, but a diminutive sand- blower. Not a gold-brick, but always ready to do his part and more. Not a ladies man, but never out of place, wherever he may be. Not a star man, but Par from being wood- en, and always ready with a helping hand for one of the wooden. Not a sport fanatic, but never a member of the Radiator Club. In football, basket- ball, tennis, or any sport you choose, you will find him accomplished and you will remark his good sportsmanship and sense of fairness. Not an out- cast, no, but a man who has gained the high esteem of all hands. DONALD WESLEY WULZEN " Woof " " Don " " Wulzey " hlamilton, Ohio » i - m " Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Soccer 4, 3 Boxing 4. G. P. O. BUTCH " (or T. D.) upholds the Naval Tradition on the track or soccer field, and at a hop. Although he comes from an " Army-ized " family, he ' ll boast of battles on the sea. His " neck is stuck out " at the most awkward times, but his name, as a rule, keeps off the black and white. Smoke got in his eyes once, but the Irish in him cured that down-daunted feeling. He has never failed to ask, " Is there any mail for me? " He bones the Cosmo, Liberty, and Pointer (from brother Joe) with delight. He also can start a keen argument and come out on top-side. Good luck, Butch, to a real sea-lawyer, and a true sailor. THOMAS DAVIS CUMMINS " Butch " " Tom " " T. D. " Fort Benning, Ga. Wfn GEORGE AVERS McKUSICK " Mac " Hibbing,. Minn. TO listen to his tales of Paul Bunyan, you would know he was the son of a lumberjack from the land of ten thousand lakes. An en- listment in the Navy made possible his entrance here, and his transposition from fresh to salt water. In the swimming pool,, he gained many points for Navy, while, in the pattern shop, he demonstrated a knowledge of handiwork by turning out an all mahogany outboard hydroplane. From his frequent attendance at hops, one would think him a snake, but a smiling photograph on his locker door reveals a someone, somewhere. It looks suspicious, too, for his one ambition is to own a cottage on a lake in the northern wild where hunting, fishing and real snowy winters are abundant. Swimmins 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Football 4. Class Water Polo 3, 2, 1. Lucl y Bag Staff 2, 1. 141 WILLIAM NEIL McGILL " Mac " " Whitey " Ely, Nev. HERE he is, folks, the young Lochinvar out of the west. - z answers to the name of Mac, Whitey, or Bill. He came to the Navy to set everything that is offered, along with a chance to make the crew. So far, he has done very well, and hopes to coach crews in the Fleet someday. For recreation, he just sits and exclaims, " Now if I had two-hundred and fifty grand, " or maybe he just sleeps, physically we mean. F e ' s a handy chap to have around, whether there be physical or mental problems; so we send him on his way with a " Here ' s how, Swede! " Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. 1 Stripe. Football 3, 2, Numerals. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. 1 P. O. HEY, Sharrocks, got a skag? " — " Sure, any- thing else; match, breathe, hold it foryou? " That ' s Spurgie, and his thumb rule, " what ' s mine is yours. " Comes from the " City of Brotherly Love, " but gets well acquainted wherever he goes. His standard remark, " this one is different, " refers to the fair sex. Always ready to drag, but not a Carvel Charlie. Likes water polo, golf, and any available chow. Not of the savoirs but has a lot of fun in these last minute comebacks. Is very amused at most of the exigencies of this life, and knows most of the answers. Nothing half way in his measures, and should do well anywhere. Good luck, carry on Red. 142 Track 4, 3, 2, 1, N». Basketball, Numerals. 3 Stripes. THROUGH his winnins smile and dynamic personality, Jack has won himself many staunch friends everywhere. Devoting much time to classic literature, he still manages to stand well in academics, particularly Bull, Economics, and Dago. Dark hair and eyes, slow and refined music, open fireplaces on stormy nights, warm weather, plenty of sleep, and good bridge hands, are his particular tastes. He is a pole vaulter of no mean ability, a high jumper, and a basketball player. Jack is one of the few people who manage to live up to their ideals. Be he economist, his- torian, or supply officer, we suspect that his in- dustrious nature and excellent disposition will carry him far in life. JOHN JOSEPH COSGROVE, JR. " Jack " " Red " Providence, R. i. J JOHN JEROME FEE " Jack " Saylesville, R. I A DEEP interest in books during stuoM hours, combined with a natural savviness, have brought Jack stars and a high standing. Despite this concentration, he has always been willing to help others solve anything except draw- ing problems. Sketching and drawing are among Jack ' s greatest antipathies. During afternoons (ex- cept Sundays) Jack ' s time has been occupied in the fencing loft epee practice, while helping at the same time to manage the team. Sunday afternoons were reserved for Morpheus to make up for sleep lost at hops or late movies. Although not a bridge fiend he generally plays several times a week just to provide a little variation from the rea[ concen- tration of boning. Fencing 4, 3, 2, 1. Manaser 1, N. Reception Committee 2, 1. Star4, 3, 2, 1. Trident Society. 3 Stripes. 143 -- I i.i I h Long Island, N. Y. I O stare can claim Jack, for he is a cosmopo- lite. He has lived in Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago, and New York, and is more or less familiar with the other cities east of the Mis- sissippi. Jack began his military career many years ago in prep school, and for that reason the Acad- emy has produced no drastic changes in his life. We feel sure that his long training will make him a successful Naval Officer. Jack likes all forms of athletics; football, wrestling, and track, however, are his favorite sports. Concerning his personality, we need only to say that he has never lacked friends. Everyone likes him, and on his part, he has proved to be a true pal. Wrestlins 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Reception Committee 1. 2 Stripes. Company Soccer 2. Trident Business StaFf 2. M. P. O. EDDIE is a member of the F. F. V. and proud of it (you would be too if you were one), h is favorite exercise is sleep and it makes him strong and robust. He drags only his O. A. O. and bothers about no other woman. FHe spends most of his time writing letters, but the Academics never worry him. Eddie is well liked by all and he is a real friend. It isn ' t easy to know him well, but once you do you ' ll find that you don ' t know of many that beat him. hlis disposition is one of t he best and he likes a job at all times. FHe is a fine man and he will make an excellent officer. EDWARD DUNBAR ROBERTSON " Eddie " Chester, Va. 144 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2. Company Soccer 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2. 1 P. O. T isn t difficult to guess which state gave us Doc, for Mississippi is written all over him. hHe has the true Southerner ' s easy manners, slow speech, and love for ease. hHe is not, however, a lazy person. Instead, he is very energetic, taking an active interest in athletics, good books, and poli- tics. Doc s dry wit, cheerful grin, and sincere na- ture have won for him many friends. And his con- stant willingness to help those whom he likes keeps his friends for him. We won ' t attempt to predict Doc ' s future for him. The Navy has him now, but he still cherishes a dream of some day owning a plantation back in Mississippi. LEROy THOMAS TAYLOR " Doc " " L T. " . " Rel» ; Holly Spr s, V is! [C PHILIP FREDERICK HAUCK Phil Hot Shot " " Casanova " Brooklyn, N. Y. VFTER spending these long years in the same room with Phil, we still can ' t guess what ' his next move will be. Most of the time he doesn t know himself. If it ' s not his family popping in to see him, it ' s a flock of drags. Not that he ' s a snake in general — he seems to be specializing now. Most of the time, however, one can find Phil jogging around the track over at Thompson Stadium. He seems to do the trick quite well now after a long and hard struggle; in fact Phil garnered himself an " N " Second Class Year in cross country. Not starring, but sat and satisfied he ' ll be right up there with a good eager look of " Gimme " when the commissions are being handed down Cross Country 2, 1, N. Tracl 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Swimming 4, 3, Numerals. Class Football 3. Company Soccer 1. 1 Stripe. 145 ROSS EDMONDSTON FREEMAN " Ross " Clemson College, S. C. SIX years of Navy life, first as a radio operator and later as a Midsfiipman, may have shattered some of Ross ' illusions of the Service but he is still very much with us, and v ill be for years to come, vs e think; his ov n threats and predictions to the contrary notwithstanding. Ross is never hap- pier than when he has something to gripe about and his optimism knows no bounds, — just ask him if its going to rain next week-end. Always very much of a snake, much of his time at the Academy has been spent in dragging or in letter writing and almost any Sunday afternoon will find him among our Carvel Charlies. Crew 4. Track 3, NA. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. Football 3, 2, NA. Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Track 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Cross Country, Numerals. Company Representative 2, 1. Trident Staff 1. 2 Stripes. MIKE Started his career at the Naval Acad- emy by being what his nickname implies and with his ruddy complexion the name Red Mike fitted pretty well. But in the past year he has come to realize that the Naval Academy embraces more than academics, (football, boxing, and track), and his attitude toward the fair sex has undergone a gradual change. Quiet — a steady plugger — always a hard worker, whether it ' s sports or studies and while there is no star on his collar this is because his wagon is hitched to it. Mike doesn ' t know A hether or not he will re- main in the Navy, but whatever his chosen voca- tion may be our best wishes for success go with him. EDWARD ANDREW MICHEL, JR " Mike " Jamestown, N. V. 146 y SiA ' i BoM. INTRODUCING our young hero, popularly known as the " Bristol Bullet. " He hails from the Green Maountains. hHis statements concern- ing the way they do it back in Vermont are, to say the least, astounding, h is one great obsession, other than bragging about the home state, is that he can run a mile in record time, but even the track coach can ' t tell in which direction he is run- ning. It has been stated upon good authority that Pelota is the only man in the regiment who can stand in the rear rank and still maintain a dress in the front rank and the file closers. A Red Mike if there ever was one. SHELDON EZRA BALL " Ezra " Bristol, Vt. CHARLES FADEM " Charlie " " Fadeout " St. Louis, Mo. A PRIL, 1931 saw Charlie, with a rather quiz- " ical and worried look on his face, busily ' scribbling away on his entrance exams in the Customs House in St. Louis — enough to say that he passed. Since then nightmares of treacher- ous integral signs, steam sirens, and torpedoes, especially torpedoes, have been hard at his heels; but Charlie has avoided disaster by much boning. Handball is his athletic forte, and few can beat him on the walled courts. No one smiles a bigger smile than he when the last recitation is over (suc- cessfully) and no one goes to a hop without seeing Charlie there as gay as anyone. He ' ll give you anything except his drag. Class Handbdli 3, 2, 1. Company Baseball 1. M. P. O. i 147 WILLIAM JOSEPH FRANCIS, JR. " Willy " " Franz " FHuntington, W. Va. MANY are called, but few are chosen,- " so Willy decided to rest his weary bones at Uncle Sam ' s haven on the Severn. Plebe Year gave him a reputation for inherent savviness which the ensuing " rivers ' only enhanced. FHis ability to cross the Line and the one hundred and eightieth meridian " sometime during the morning watch " will no doubt lead to the publication of his favorite theme: " FHow to solve for position at a mere glance. " In fact, his only trouble has been deciding which one of his femmes stood one; how- ever, he could always be heard to murmur, " I loves my honey on account of she ' s sweet. " Tall, lazy, and nonchalant, we ' re proud to call Willy, " ship- mate. " Swimming 4, 3, Numerals. Trident Society 4, 3, 2, 1. Mdsqueraders 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. F Amateur Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. President 1. Orchestra 4. Reception Committee 1. Hop Committee 1. 1 P. O. OLKS, I want you to meet a Texas man, There ' s nothing he likes to do better than Tinker away with a radio. Unless it ' s to dance with a lady. Oh, FHe ' s heard the tale that ' s been going around That they have regulations, but I ' ll be a hound If that interferes with his " college " work. For down in T. U. he learned of the " merk., " The " filly-loo bird, " and such sea-going fowl; So now he ' s got time, with a nautical scowl, To bone when he likes and yet always be sat. So boys, here ' s to Wallis, wherever he ' s at; We know that his shipmates will drink to him too. The skipper, the bo ' sun, the whole damned crew. WILLIAM ROWLAND WALLIS " Wally " " Bill " " Wallis " Austin, Te ' 148 2nd. BATT ELMER DEAN ANDERSON " Andy " Red Oak, Id. SEVERAL years ago, Andy finally decided to leave the old farmstead for good, substituting the pitchfork for a sword — the Navy there- by gaining through lov a ' s loss. Academics and the sub squad have proved Andy ' s main stumbling blocks, but, while sailing close to the wind in Dago, and pulling plenty of crabs in his oars, he has always managed to sail through at the last minute. Saint Pat never derived much business at Carvel through Snake Anderson. The few times he dragged, this Red Mike kept his drags to him- self. Quiet and unassuming, although thoroughly self-reliant, Dean has instilled in all with whom he comes in contact, a respect and admiration for his manly qualities. M. P. O. 150 Quarterdecl Society 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. JIM ' S number one hobby is playing bridge. He prefers thirteen spades, but willingly takes any hand and plays it well. All of which IS natural enough, for he is an individual disposed to accept what chance brings his way, and to make the best of it, be it academics, the D. O. Sep leave, or the femmes. The remarkable thing is not that such a philosophy is workable, but that Jimmy finds it highly enjoyable, hlis nature being a combination of spontaneity and determination, vast quantities of work, or fun, can be made a matter of comparatively short time. Jim ' s methods of playing his hand may be a little different, but he usually makes his bid. It is the score that de- termines the winner. JAMES SCOTT, II Jimmy ' A ngus ' Scotty ' Bait imore, Md. Class Water Polo 3. Class Football 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. SEVEN days in Bancroft Hall — seven days on the good ship Reina Mercedes. Thus, Wally began his career in the Navy, by being the first merribex ;:jiT clasj;:4£5 t the ship. Naturally non-i iT p Jrll sJlf in trouble several times while a Mi shf n JbfS iiJact and ability to think quickly saved " rftn udden bursts of ambition found him playing clajs- ' waferpQierT- otbdll, or lifting barbells in the gym. Qw some hour of every day, Walter could be sezfrrt f w pUn hand, writing to Joan. His pride and j ' S T s his collection of pipes. Many an afternoon, he was noticed with one of them (often unlighted) while working Nav problems. WALTER J. EAST, JR. " Wally " " Whitey " South Bend, Ind. f 1 I I WILLIAM SWAB, JR. " Bill " " Swabo " " Willie " Pitman, N. J. PULLING the right piece of paper out of a hat gave Bill his appointment. His bathrobe and sweater are not adorned with niimerals ani? letters, but he is an athlete just the rrfs-jDAiie ng that playing the same thing every aftlpmc oiAceases riy nearly any a m, on Farragut fte im out jnoon, lid, or to be sport and becomes wpi J Mas kept of organizec he can be, on the t rrace, enjoj g a game of almost anything. Drgamj ey s and crooning ha ve made him a favorite with trie rtimmes. None have managed to hold his interaGtfor long, though, because of their inability to make ginger-bread cake. His easy-going good nature has kept our room a peaceful one for four trying years. Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1 . Company Basketball 2, 1. Class Swimming 3, 2. Log 3. 1 P. O. 151 WILLIAM EDWARD GAILLARD " Bill " " Billy " " G ' lard " Savannah, Ga. BILLY hails from the sunny climes of the magic Southland — a Southern aristocrat. A keen sense of sportsmanship, loyalty, and a con- stant cheerfulness are only some of the reasons he can boast so many friends. Billy can hold his own, be it in the anchor section or in the messhall, but where he likes it best is on the gridiron or lacrosse field, romping and stomping with the best of them. h e has his lighter moments too, and never let it be said that Bill does not look after his share of the fair sex; he is a natural mixer. Be it civil life or the Fleet, Billy we take leave while wishing you — good luck ' Football 3, 2, 1. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. Basketball 4. 1 Stripe. Class Football 2. Track 4. Boxins 3 1 P. O. RED entered the Academy, the first of his line to choose a sea-faring career. From the first he skirmished with the Academic Board to whom he always gave an advantage to make each term ' s work more interesting. Red has a great apti- tude for sports, and he was resourceful enough to engage in many, but inconsistent enough to be proficient in none. A home in Philadelphia en- abled Red to benefit from the association of many friends and rela tives. It was a familiar scene at any athletic event to see him surrounded by hosts of visitors. In dragging, he was guided by the prin- ciple that variety never permits boredom. Red ' s hobby is being a life guard. Every summer, he takes a turn at guarding the fair and saving the weak on some ocean shore. ALBERT HERITAGE BOWKER " Axel " " Bowk " " Red " Philadelphia, Pa. 152 ( Tennis 4, 3. Wrestling 4, 3, Numerals. Company Baseball 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Lucky Bag. Masqueraders 1. Musical Club 4, 3, 2. 2 Stripes. A READY smile and a wish to please are Flash ' s mosKTprflflMrfent characteristics; combining theseNA ' it a natural savviness, willingness for work 3 4jf a i t n E:: ability, he has applied himself to aj ried s N activities, from studying to writing sJ ;ly le|tCT4, With a love for music and his dcgx)rdiorKhe n rovided amusement both in the Muitcrfl Cfub sh W nd in his room, sorn Iw s WTttWinqin l-esSposTff He enjoys himself, and provkie wc iy oppOT - tion on the tennis ceartSr ' VTfsstI i i m r soft- ball diamond as the seasons and i move. Any rough and tumble scuffle will find jsh as an eager participant. Notice should be g ;gci his ski in contract, and his own system that boipfe ill for any opponents. JOHN JAY FLACHSENHAR " Flash " " Johnny ' Mankato, Minn. MERLYN DONALD HOLMES " Doc " Cannon Falls, Minn. DOC has tried everything once, and as a re- sult he is a Red Mike, a satisfied savoir, and an athlete at large. The big, bad East has not had any bad effects on the manners, habits, or tongue of a true mid-Westerner. For a time, he had visions of making the sub-squad, but they wouldn ' t let himJ fdy. He has distinct athletic possibilitieSxbunw confined himself to class foot- ball and cornp i asketball. He enjoys trying to fool the St am D artment, because he does not like l way the Profs wear their neckties. His dislikes are few and far between, but he does hate to bid a little slam and go down. Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral, Company Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 153 fa DEWITT ALLEN HARRELL " D. " " Allen " " Al " Sc .tldncl Neck, N. C A EROPfci yjE models, the violin, stars, foot- bdlis id gloves, ail have their place in » li : v?v ng man ' s life, although he excels Most of his leisure time is thus jen some good literature, such as ITerican, or Post, is at hand. FHe 5rth Carolina ' s own " Boy Edison " in the summer oj ' 31. hie soon got into the spirit of things, learning to gripe with the best. Aca- demics brought dp terrors, and he showed most of us the « dY c»i Bull especially. The Youngster Cruise sh3Vii J5 ' famous power with the femmeS7 " « o5 in grease), and he has kept it. Got a blirfck gXhHe ' ll be glad to take it! Class FootbdII 4, 3, 1. Track 4. oxin j jT Numerals. N. A. 10 2,1. Orchestrd x5 Lucky Bag. Stars 4, 3, 2, 1. 4 Stripes. Lucky Bag. Hop Committee. Stars 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. HERE ' is a of savoir ar both. No, ' h sometimes, and there study hours, coming has combined the virtues ake, excluding the evils of " not perfect, he snores :nt callers during in rots ra instruction. Johnny ' s native state is Idaho. rIVKDehtthree very interesting years at the University oFXadhbv fore donning the Blue and Gold. He werit hi l)elt, and obtained some valuable training there, both academic and social, hlis scholastic career at the Academy has been brilliant, in spite of the woes of Bull, hie manages the hHam n ' Eggers, and helps edit the Lucky Bag. Take a look at his drag the next time you see him. You will find it well worth the trouble. JOHN ROBERT MIDDLETON, JR. " Johnny " " Turk " " Mid " Moscovi ' , Ida. 154 Wrestlins 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Soccer 4. Class Swimming 4. M. P. O. THEY tell this on Bobby in South Carolina: he and a friend took their lunch and dates to the beach for the day. About noon, wearying of love and water, they entered a fashionable res- taurant, lunch in one hand, shoes and girls in the other, and proceeded gaily to eat. Manager ar- rived, asked questions, was invited to join them, did so, and everyone had a good time. That is Bobby, unruffled, at ease always, carrying off any situation with a grin and a nonchalant remark. Makes sweet noises on a clarinet or rumble seat, swims and wrestles well. hHe usually takes girls as they come, hie is a true friend to the rest of us, and never out of mood in that respect. ROBERT WOOD il fCKSON " Bob " ' i Jbby " e, Wis, f THEODORE HUGH WINTERS, JR. " Pedro " Society Hill, N. C AS crazy or as serious as any situation, Pedro continues to remain indifferent, easy-going, ' and Southern — a quiet nonchalant laugh emerging from the depths of the back seat or a slightly enthusiastic " Whew " at a P-work; it is all the same. Life comes as it will for Hugh. Girls come too, but there is a little yellow haired girl somewhere in South Carolina who can throw him quicker than any Middle on the wrestling squad. During the week, he works out in the loft and on Sunday he usually dates, thus keeping in trim for anything! With a slight dash towards the non-reg, he seldom sweeps out the corners of the room and occasionally plays his fiddle, but nevertheless we all love Hugh. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Choir 4, 3. 1 P. O. - t • ' 155 EDGAR SALO KEATS " Ed " Chicago, III. you may be right, but I will see what Web- ster says. " Such a phrase characterizes Ed in his thirst for knowledge. A disdain for what he deems memory stuff keeps him from the aca- demic standing he deserves, but this is more than balanced by his avid interest in the world about him. A keen follower of all literature with a political savor, his knowledge of current history is his proudest possession and greatest delight. He has a wide field of interests but his favorites are puzzles, bull sessions, and gymnastics, all of which are tackled with the ardor he has for any project. hHe enjoys reading, but holds aloof from fiction, preferring hist,ory and economics. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. M. P. O. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Company C. P. O. ATYPICAL day with Bob: Rises with a smile. Goes to chow and eats everything in sight. Studies lesson in Steam and has a splendid time figuring out how all the intricate mechanisms work. Whistles continually. Devises an improvement. Fails to see D. O. on way to class and hits the pap. Takes a quick look at the next lesson, calls it " bull " and spends remainder of hour reading Satevepost. After classes, shoots billiards before going to the gym to workout on the horse. Plays bridge from after supper until study hour. Complains about lack of letters, but writes none. Says next day ' s studies are fruit and reads some more Post. Says he wants to turn in early. Taps finds him hurrying to get ready for bed. 156 Soccer 4, Numeral. Lacrosse 4. Reception Committee 2, 1. 2 Stripes. HE could well be called the " mighty atom, " for his small stature embodies a grand spirit of friendliness, good nature, and a broad- ness of mind and evenness of temper that give the lie to the sandblower tradition. One of the few people sophisticated enough to refuse to become a slave to any one activity, he engages in many for his own entertainment, for ajihough he has played lacrosse andWoccer pfoEaseball, and has helped in making •[ |iifl( g teams at home, he finds equal enjoyment ma good book, a game of cards, or a raging discussion of love, immortality, or a new plan to beat the regulations. No headliner he, but far better, content and stalwart within himself. BRUCE PERCY ROSS " Bunks " Rochester, N. Y. RICHARD THOMPSON STARR PARET " Bud " Suffern, N. Y. THE possessor of a romantic nature. Bud was naturally attracted by the lure of the sea. Al- though his chosen surroundings were realistic enough, his variety of interests enabled him to find enjoyment in it all,- in the bull sessions, in which he could bring into play his great sense of humor and love of argument; in the studies, so far as they challenged his ingenuity,- and in athletics where he found an outlet for his vigor. Of course, he has his faults, for he places studies secondary to sleep and detests playing chamber maid to his room, but he has such charm and friendliness, " that to know him is to like and admire him. " Rifle 4. Class Bowling 4, Numeral. Class Football 4, 3, 2. Boxing 3, 2. Class Swimming 4, Numeral. 1 P. O. 157 JOHN HOWARD MAURER " Jack " Washington, D. C. you would recognize that natural, straight posture anywhere, and also that smile that monopolizes the whole head from extreme to extreme. Jack is one of those boys who ' ork always to improve. Both academically and ath- letically, his characteristic is constant hard work with each in the proper time. In studies, the above characteristic has kept him high in class standing, while in sports it has made him an aid to soccer in the fall, boxing in winter, and track in the spring. With the ladies he is again constant, although, so far, it has been with a different one at the end of each leave. He is serious at work, lots of fun at play, and a swell gent. Tracl 3, 2, 1, N . Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Boxing 4, 3, NA. 4 Stripes. Boxins 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Company Baseball 2, 1. 1 Stripe. ON first acquaintance with Bob, it is difficult to ascertain his port of call. A hint of Brooklyn brogue is deceiving,- he is a native Virginian, possessed with traditional South- ern geniality and never-failing good humor. Under Spike Webb ' s tutelage. Bob has developed into one of Navy ' s better welterweights. Boxing con- stitutes his best love, but his athletic interests have led him into the other sports during the fall and spring. He is not savvy, nor is he wooden; his common sense is a tower of strength,- he has talent for, and a love of, music. Bob makes friends wher- ever he goes and keeps them. He has an eye for the fair sex, but, to the inquisitive, the latest is just a friend of the family. ROBERT ALONZO PHILLIPS " Bob " " Pug " " Styx " Richmond, Va. . 158 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Soccer 4, Numeral. Cross Country 1. 1 P. O. RAY started his naval career at Severn School. While there, he learned to play lacrosse, which has become his spring-time avocation, hlis zeal for the sport is unquestioned when one has seen him rise before dawn on cold winter morning for a run to get in condition. On ordi- nary mornings, however, he never actually wakes up until he reaches the table, where he is in his prime, hlis wit is the pride and remorse of the Second Battalion. Scholastically, Ray always steer- ed shy of tiffs with the Academic Departments by a little timely studying. The most enduring im- pression left with those who have known Ray, and his outstanding characteristic, is his brisk in- dividuality. ALBERT THOMAS SADLER " Al " " Sadlow " " Salty " Gatesville, Tex. A L is an easy-going, yet ambitious person who ■ at some times claims Washington, and at ' others, Kansas, as home. hHis energies are spent equally between academics, sports, and pleasures. In the fall his athletic talent is displayed on the soccer field, and during the winter, in the boxing ring. Endowed with a smooth, sure man- ner, he accomplishes much that he undertakes with seemingly little effort. hHis year-round avocation is letter reading and everyone envies his ability to receive mail. It is not so surprising, for his unselfish and good-natured attitude has won hosts of friends. With such a personality, he is probably doomed to travel the road of success, and our thoughts and well-wishes go with him. Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Boxing 4, 3, NA. M. P. O. 159 Wrestling 4, 3, 1, Numeral. Class Football. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P.O. ELBERT MILLER STEVER " Steve " " Elby " " Millie ' Wayne, N. Y. l rliNt Hair ror extractms the ut " i © 31 HBation, an even ' rS ocjJy nature, characterize! f FINE flair for extractins the utmost pleasure temper, and a ; Steve. Seldom idle, his inter« e re varied,- they can best be summarized in ' X i» r{ and rather moth-eaten phrase, " Wine, Wenn ruand Song. " The last is his pleasure; the feth r hisV eaknesses; and his tastes in each are all inbl iig iJr i consequence of his mode of living, he has hs Tittle chance to in- dulge in the first two, but ir " the impromptu quartettes and trios he has orgar ld could be as- sembled, the Cherubim would haVe a hard time holding their own. So between sc.ig fests, bull sessions, boning and various athletics, he has pleasantly spent his time among us. Gym 4. Class 3. Musical Club 3, 1. Mdsqueraders 1. Glee Club 1. Trident Society 1. Battalion C. P. O. 160 MAC is another one of those wise souls who decided to join our ranks and graduate with ' 35. Academics now hold no terrors for him, and only a tendency for turning in early has kept him from entering the ranks of the savoirs. A true son of Erin, he is Frequently at odds with the Executive Department and is occasionally a member of the extra duty squad. hHe never smokes or bums skags, always has plenty of stamps, will argue about anything, and can usually be de- pended upon to drag blind. hHis weaknesses are wrestling, sub-squading and a femme back in the home town,- his greatest ambitions are to raise a large family and to become a Naval Officer. THOMAS DANA McGRATH " Mac " " Tom " Decatur, III. Lacrosse 4. Golf 1. 1 P. O. ENTER our ensineering hero who socks the technical subjects and shrinl s from our cul- tural (?) academics. His fntA-estxft1 this field changes from ventilation to aviati OT out wjJJ-prob- ably end up in the desiqn - {fJS W p-p fcket battle- ship. Although LoL;1e ho|9 t}ie ?l urance record for the greatest number or hjxJrs ever slept on one istorical to be a ence to ly. And ipound- LOUIS RITTENHOUSE HIRD " Lou " " Louie " At Large BARCLAY JEFFERIS WOODWARD, III " Woodie " " Dutch " " Brute " Punxsutawney, Pa. WOODIE left home with his eye on the Navy and now most of the Navy has its eye on him. That is, those who have often been tossed around his head in a friendly manner. When first a Plebe, he was taught to be a wild man, and now it is his favorite hobby. Very strong he is, but will wilt at the sight of a pretty maiden in a green dress from Smith, his favorite college, hie can write the name of his home town with his eyes closed; is everybody ' s pal, including the corridor moke and excluding the Executive De- partment,- he likes to play football and water polo, but plays bridge, the big sissy. Water Polo 4, Nurreral. Class Water Polo 3, 2, 1. Class Football 4, 3, 2. 1 P. O. 161 EDGAR GEORGE OSBORN " Ossie " " Jimmy " " Ed " Saint Helena, Calif. HEY, you suys, shove off; this is my day here! " are words too true to be good, as Ossie ell knows on frequent treks to a certain lovely little Navy Junior. Determined Ossie has given the air to some of his two-timing pals for getting their dates mixed. Ossie is all Navy from " the to the " and gets a great kick out of them. To the serious side of life, he pays little attention,- that is coming after graduation, hie has a California complex — and what that does to a man! He is easy to please, hasn ' t many dislikes and gets along with " toutes les femmes. ' Find those attributes any- where, and out comes the dictum, ' What a man! " Cross Country 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. G. P. O. Class Gym 4, 3. Company Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1. Musical Club 1. 1 P. O. HE is game for anything, from writing to strange women to dragging blind. We must admit that in the latter he has met with unusual success. As to whether Bob entertains the fair sex with his rich tenor voice, the latest in physical culture, his perfect poise, or his smooth line, v e are not sure, nor can we understand how these grey walls have contained this vigorous body of vibrating energy for four years. Plunging one hundred percent into whatever he does, be it a bull session or aviation, if he holds his present course and speed, he will probably run his care- fully navigated ship aground on those million dol- lar shoals of his dreams. ROBERT HENRY PRICKETT " Bob " " Barbell " " Hank " Woodbury, N. J. 162 Baseball 2, 1. Bowling 4, Numeral. Company Soccer 4, 3, 2. G. P. O. Wy is so quiet that it is pre anything on him. Factsj from BrocktorjAto emy; does not like Da run motor laun hrs in has lots o Washingt leave; Q hating or le Ity hard to get ' .re are a few: to the Acad- t would rather s than study Steam,- , and a grand girl from ys pulled sat for Christmas Dago, " unquote; when not is pitching on the baseball team Iping foot to the Company soccer team; o(ie of the four hundred never to finish a Nav. P-work. Most characteristic pose: studying Dago or patiently listening to his wife ' s latest social complication. WYMAN HOWARD PACKARD " Wy " " Austin " " Skippy " Brockton, Mass. . - V ■ " ■ ' ■ JOSEPH HAWES WESSON " Joe " " Wess ' n " Springfield, Mass. FROM Springfield Tech to Severn and then to the Academy, Joe fulfilled one of his many ambition s. Now he wants to be a good la- crosse player, and then aj l val officer. With more drags than ente inowits and hops, he has de- veloped foresigKt hir tact in filling out his social schedule. He ha not yet affiliated himself with any speci( t rie. Among his characteristics might be mentioR ea tfiese: he likes to sing; follows cur- rent eventsTlawell read; likes good clothes, and hot rum and butter; is an expounder of etiquette is conscientious when in earnest about something keeps in training with soccer, boxing, and lacrosse besides taking a cold shower every morning. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. Boxing 3. Company Soccer 4, 3, 2. Masqueraders 1 Glee Club 1. 2 Stripes. 163 HENRY BENSON BOBO CIdrksddle, Miss. HENRY came into the Academy with much less accent than the typical Mississippian, and with the indeFinable marks of a South- ern gentleman, which somehow he retained through four Midshipman years. A working sense of Civil Engineering born of practical field ex- perience and two undergraduate years at Ol ' Miss, lent authority to what he said. To judge by the standards of the Academic Department, he is one of the two percent — as a matter of strict accuracy, one of the one percent. hHe is blessed with a technical mind that functions with the pre- cision of a fine instrument, and that has proven a handy source of help to many less favored class- mates. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. Luclcy Bag Business Staff. Orcliestrd 4, 3, 2. Choir 4. Stupes. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. HAVING sailed before the mast in merchant ships, made a cruise with the reserve, and studied Navigation, Fletcher entered the Academy with a considerable practical knowl- edge of the sea. hlis experience in yacht racing on the Pacific Coast has been shown by his ex- pert handling of our small boats here. During Second Class Summer, he found time to win the Superintendent ' s Cup, and fit out an auxiliary sloop. Well read and considerably traveled, he converses interestingly on diverse subjects, h is only fault as a conversationalist is his assumption that his acquaintances are as experienced as he. One wonders how " Uncle John " has managed to crowd so much activity into these few years. 164 Track 4, 3. Cross Country 3. 2 Stripes. THERE IS no mistaking Joe. Whoever has watched the wallowing roll-and-go of his stride, seen his bulbous silhouette, or heard his shrill voice raisfed in endless argument will know him foreve r. we feel we have done much for Joe James Olivfer Curwood is his literary idol no more. hHe h fe cMsed to regard the C. M. T. C. as the pinnacle sWmilitary achievement. Milton- on-the-Mud he oosyonger considers a metropolis. Dandruff has replac?ed much of the hayseed in his hair. Someday, perhaps, we may convince him that to return to hisrvjative haunts, marry his only one and take up shaep-herding again is not earth ' s deepest bliss. I gmeday a Marine ' s red stripe may lose its glory t mjs eye. Someday- — he may even sto snoring. ows ? JOHN RICHARD LEWIS " Joe " " Old Joe ' " Duke ' Huntington, W. Va. JOHN MARSHALL LEE " Squidge " Salt Lake City, Utah HE came to us one day in June, with the soft bloom of youth lightly touching his cheeks, but mouthing bits of cynicism and worldly wisdom. His naval career was uneventful until one night during Youngster Year when he dragged a dazzling bit of blond beauty that made even the musicians notice. This lovely one was followed by a svelte form with titian hair, and finally, by a dark-haired divinity. We stood aghast before our budding Casanova, until it was discovered that the bevy of beauties was one and the same girl. Mayhap, in some foreign port we shall be attracted by a series of quotations intoned nasally, hinting of adenoids. Then shall we shove the stein aside and grasp our comrade, screaming, " Squidgeups. " Stars 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. 165 :Ai CHARLES HERBERT STEPHEN MURPHY " Chick " " Murps " " Red " Wellesley, Mass. HE is d swell guy, but don ' t let him know you think so, because he riMy get ideas, such as that of trying to imitate BirWoCrpsby. What does he like? Drawing jalWAi]) jK a bit of his interests; in factV e vn Jj|Vt 3ve become a great artist, i his ays OT«Mfe the ilwst hVd_n;it claimed hii f mr tiiej)rer4 lenty of rest, fun, good music, and goo ' feDoks also claim their share. Things and people come his way easily. Desired results he gets with the least effort. So far, he has been able to obtain that which he desires most, and that is a thorough enjoyment of life. Here is a typical son of old Erin! Class Football 2. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Board 1. ' Company Representative 4, 3, 2. Art Club 1. 1 Stripe. F Soccer 4. Company 3, 2, 1 Lacrosse 4. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Trident Society 2, 1. M. P. O. RANK came here from Beantown to find out what made the wheels go round, and has been trying, with varying degrees of success, to find out ever since. Narrowly escaping the First Bat- talion, he came to our happy home, where its con- stant cheerfulness has stood him in good stead. He is not a shining athlete, but takes a keen interest in sports for the pleasure they give him. Oscar can give a better account of himself at the table than in Ordnance class,- but who enjoys going to classes? He is ambitious to succeed, and we will all be glad to applaud his success, in whatever line of endeavor it may be. FRANCIS MICHAEL GAMBACORTA " Frank " " Gamby " " Oscar " Boston, Mass. -r) 166 Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Business Manager Trident 1. Christmas Card Committee 2, 1. Chairman 1. 2 Stripes. ED came from California and the Naval Reserve to Annapolis. There is no doubt of his des- tination now that the four yeacs are gone. A born gymnast, Ed ' s Intercollegiate ampionship on the parallel bars and his h Sjhave won him fame in athletics. Rifles andrlsistols are deadly weapons in his hands, idis Iwlities run also in the letter writing line, i " - P ' ' 3ctice, no doubt, accounting for his sfeillSAcademics hold no fears for Ed. - s abiSityjto concentrate has kept him consistently ift t ' top numbers. Ed likes good music, plenty or mail (which he is noted for re- ceiving), and a good game of tennis. e is a leader and will argue with anyone on which is the best state in the Union. EDWIN GRANGER BEMIS " Ed " Los Angeles, Calif. THOMAS FREDERICK SHARP " Tom " Fort Benton, Mont. WHAT Tom lacks in size, he makes up in might. Formations always find him headed for the first section, in which he has a permanent seat. He has the rare type of engineer- ing mind that registers all the details. Tom came to the Academy after a year at the University of Montana, where he found time to star in his sub- jects and become a Sigma Chi. Aviation will claim him in the future. At present, he contents himself with turning out beautifully finished models when the mood strikes him, which is often. Enforced idle- ness has kept him from starring in gymnastics, his chosen sport, but he likes tennis, and, in his lighter moods, furnishes good entertainment with ever ready humor. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Trident Society 2, 1. Orchestra 4. 3 Stripes. Stars 3, 2, 1. 167 -; ?»•« a£ ' DWIGHT ALFRED WRIGLEY " Dwiget " " Uncle " Haverhill, Mass. DWIGET hails from the Indian infested, rock- bound, Yankee dominated coast of Massa- chusetts, but desQJI this handicap he man- ages to remain cheerfjF-i somewhat full of argu- ment on all subjectl rlB; claims to be practically a Red Mike, burhKliich ai d varied comments on all the fair sex th y atch his eye, give rise to some doubt on th score,- also, he has been known to have tv Q o pgs on his hands for the same hop. e i .noi 4p savvy, though he does wear stars. He rit wr bsnes because he likes to pound the cindefrpath in the afternoon and sleep at night. Throv ng no bouquets, we can still say that he has really been a great wife. Track 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Football 4, 1, N A. Boxing 4. Stars 4, 3. 2 Stripes. Lacrosse 4. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Company C. P. O. Trident 1. BEING rebel. Navy Junior, snake, and tree- climber, all taken together, have made life particularly interesting. Starting sea-duty as a merchant marine cadet, whose favorite pastime was crossing the equator, Brooke learned a lot of stories that have not been conducive to velvet. Life at the Academy has been a struggle between the Academic Board and a young lady in Wash- ington, with the latter winning as a rule. Ham- pered by a continual lack of velvet and being naturally lazy, since he is a rebel, Brooke found the Radiator Club more inviting than the athletic fields, although he has visited the gym at times. Coming from a Navy family, Brooke has a hanker- ing for the Briney deep. CARTER BROOKE JENNINGS " Brooke " At large 168 5.. ' « -HL2:.--i22 ' - 2 Stripes. TOMMY came to us a gentleman from the South, not that he has lost any of his virtues, but that he has improved them. Unsuspecting friends soon learned that he was most proficient at bridge. Perhaps his best known hobby is his love for good books which nearly caused his downfall his first two years. Tommy has never pro- fessed to be an athlete, but has been always ready to try any game once. He never could be called a Red Mike, because his love for social affairs kept him wondering just how he could manage to drag to the next hop. Ambitious? Yes. hHe wants to own a South Sea Island, an excellent library, car- loads of cigarettes, and an efficient mint-julep mixer. THOMAS HENLEY HENRY " Tommy " " Hank " " Henri Birmingham, Ala. r! e - -= EUGENE STORAR PULK " Gene " " President " Lynn, Mass. BAHSTON or Bah Hahbah? " Neither, it is Lynn, the home of General Electric and President Pulk. This dam yankee energy is not all fiction; Gene proves that. Academics have in- terested rather than bothered him,- so trees are trees, and not bad news, to Gene. Everyone needs rest and Gene is no exception. The hospital, therefore, knows him well. When spring rolls around, it is a different story. Who led the Na- tional League in batting in 1907? Gene can tell you and if you will step outside, he will show you how it was done. Always busy, but ready to join you in a workout, a bridge game, or a trip ashore — a good man, a good wife, and a good friend. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 169 GEORGE STEWART FULLER " Carvel Charlie " " Goat " " Honest George " Winchester, Va. eserve gave way to jovial laugh- nest George ' s big heart and ture v on innumerable friends. s attendance at Carvel and his n doing the Shag soon earned Carvel Charlie. On Christmas derby, and Chesterfield, top , he was a curly haired menace, n at goal line stands in academics, his ition is tempered with an ardent love d sleep. Goat is a staunch member of r Club, a radio savoir, buys two car- mels a month and smokes three, wears s without garters, and gargles Listerine. Radio Clubs, 2, 1. 1 P. O. Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Trident Society 1. 1 P. O. yALL am t won no war, yu just had more to eat. " With this Southern philosophy, we re- ceived the Mississippian into our midst. hHenceforth, we were the audiancp or gruesome tales of good old " Maaioill nd the South. Gradually, the nauatives assVmed a definitely salty character, whicK |iiftteci of conception on the waterfront rathfer tNaoMlie open sea. With his comely visage ck noejledubehind the smoke from sundry pipes, he rs hela spellbound all hands, hlow er, oiA wanderer has finally settled down fiWraiice of bi-weekly correspondence, stticfition was rapid but complete, and Nonly sigh, " hHe was a fine sailor. " We shall never again be the recipient of below-table nudges to warn of us of another grotesque anec- dote to be substantiated. CASSIUS DOUGLAS RHYMES, JR. " Doug " " Bull " " Hocus " Monticello, Miss. 170 FootbdII 4. Class 2, Numeral. Cross Country 3, 1, Numeral. Track 4, 3, 2. NA. Hop Committee 1. 1 Stripe. DID you ever hear about that baseball same between Turkey Mountain and Bullfrog Val- ley? Well, if you never did, just draw up a chair, and be a good listener,- if, after the game, you should have a few additional minutes, Arky is always ready to discuss any phase of literature, or philosophy. Abe is thoroughly inactive as far as drags are concerned, but has made up for his social laxness by his willingness to try anything in the line of sports. Track seems to hold the center of the variety, but training is just a bit too monotonous. Although his stride does not remind one of a salt sailor, it takes more than a stride to run a Navy. CARL ABRAM LASTER ' Arky " " hlonest Abe " " Carl Clarksville, Ark. FRANKLIN GRANT HESS " Frank " " Upyo " " Husses Sacramento, Calif. STONE walls do not a JDrison fi e, nor iron bars a cage . . . ' Frahk ' s y6jt jrn here has proven this adaqe in Js i irable a fashion as the old Cavialier Mas di 4 to do himself. En- dowed roy hy native stata ' of California with a spiS lon and an edsy-going nature, he has )le to maintairl both amid our variable cli- nd harr ing ouYine. Without exerting him- has tean able to keep in the swim ath- acaclemically and socially. Withal, Frank ne wlfio believes in carrying all his eggs in one bisk jt, as witness the fair femmes on the far- flung frontiers, from Florida to Fall River and from Philly tC Frisco. Soccer 4, 3, Numeral. Baseball Mgr. 4, Numeral. Property Gang 3, 2, 1. Chief 1. M. P. O. 171 TURNER FOSTER CALDWELL " Turner " At Large SMALL in stature only, he spends his spare time improving on the Einstein Theory. Being of a scientific turn of mind, he is now design- ing, especially for the Technocrats, an unemploy- ment relief machine. - e predicts that it will do the work of one man and require one hundred men to operate. That he does not consider him- self " d ' haute inferieur ' is evidenced by the fact that he delights in dragging tall girls, never drag- ging one of his own size. His inferiority in stature is more than compensated for by his fertile intellect and ready wit. Napoleon was of small stature. hHis nventive genius has been taxed lately in an effort to get thirty knots out of a ten horsepower motor boat of 1920 vintage ' . Tennis 3, 2, 1, N. M. P. O. Tracks, 2, 1, N . Radio Club 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. you will know Fay because he is six feet two and takes long steps. The prognathous jaw denotes a belligerent nature: such is his. hie will argue with gusto about anything you mention, as long as he is not on your side. And, the trouble is, he usually wins. The girls have bothered him very little and that " little " in an objective sense only, as his attempts at dragging have ended, so far, somewhat ignominiously. Tea-dances and Carvel, yes, but dinner with a yard-engine, never again. Being of a steady temperament, he is easy to live with, always willing to buy his share of the soap. FENELON AVEILHE BROCK " Fay " Rockport, Me. 172 Class Wrestling 3. Varsity 2,1. Ring Committee. 1 P.O. THIS Don was swept ashore on the tail of a Florida hurricane. A Pensacola product, he was but httle awed by the ghtter of sold on blue. Summer gone, Ac Year finds him swinging, not on, but through the trees " with the grace and ease of a summer breeze — etc. " (one of his favor- ites). Youngster Cruise tempted the animal in him; Second Class Summer proved him a beast, but withal now thoroughly house-broken. With two years put by, he emerges from his shell by the radiator to become a valuable member of the wrestling team. hHe is versatile and has proven to be a rare combination possessed with savviness and a sense of humor making, with his some- times chow boxes, a roommate sans pareil. GEORGE HARDWICK MILLS, JR. " Doc " Shreveport, La. A TRUE Red Mike from down Shreveport way, he can proudly boast of never attending either Carvel or a hop in the Yard, h is favorite sport is boxing, his pastime, tap dancing. Doc has been at odds with the Academic Depart- ment quite often and the familiar cry, " I might as well commercialize on the whole sordid affair, means that he has seen his name among those present, hlowever, he manages to beat them at their own game and emerge victorious, hlis am- bition is flying, and after his numerous trips home in record time, piloting an auto without mishap, he should realize this desire. Quiet, conservative, never too serious, a true and steady friend. Hap- py landings. Doc! Boxing 3, 2, Numeral. Radio Club 2. G. P. O. 173 JOSEPH WILLIAM PIKE, JR. " Joe " " Pottie " Concord, N. C. JOE came here after the seal we all seek. Always cheerful, with a drawl of which no one ever tires, Joe makes friends everywhere. When there is nothing else to do, Joe hits the books. hHe gets these academics with a minimum of effort. Plebe Year, he performed on the suicide squad, youngster, bowling claimed his attention, and since then sports in their season, as well as the Cosmo and radiator have beckoned. On leave, he will be found casting in some small lake in Florida, although there are supposedly other reas- ons for the Florida partiality. FHere ' s to you Joe, a true Southern gentleman, and a man with great tenacity of purpose,- we wish you happiness and success. Bowling, Numeral. Class Football 1. Company Baseball 2, 1. Company Representative 4, 3, 2, 1. Lucky Bag. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. M. P. O. 174 Swimming 4, 3, 2, Numeral. Class Football 4, 3, 2. Musical Club Show 3. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1.. M. P. O. BEING a Swede, with the characteristic light golden hair and blue eyes, plus claiming Vermont as a place of abode, go far in describing our Adonis, but even Muses of Poem and Song can scarcely provide the touches neces- sary for a complete description of Fdow-ard. FHis activities within these walls are as numerous as the stars above (there are none on his collar, al- though he holds no fear of the dreadful academics). FHis favorite has been swimming, but we will long remember his stellar performance in the Musical Club ' s " Prisoners ' Chorus. " No wonder they all fall; he is equally at home in parlor, bedroom or sink. His favorite expression has been " close those windows. HOWARD SEVERUS WESTIN ' Swede " VHow-ard " " Svenska ' Proctor, Vt. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. A CANNY Scot by birtff and preference, Alec r- likes spinach, blu|E-eyed lassies, and collie ' dogs. Raised afflamn-Vdnkee in cold and bleak New Enslai A he sleeps beneath two blankets in the balntifest of Maryland weather. He came to us wiih a pj onounced dislike of the South and all that is TPJ tf whether weather, women, or song. In AcJde , Bull was his forte, and Steam his nemesis; th P srs were just something to pass the time. Spring and fa " ll found Alec struggling on an oar Wnbse blade fanned the waters of the Severn. Prkbej ear saw many letters fleeting northvJ , but as time passed, old hatreds died, and h e ed to sing " Maryland, My Maryland. " ALEXANDER CHAPMAN HUSBAND " Ace " " Alec " utica, N. y. JOHN SHERMAN BARLEON, JR. " Jack " At large HE IS a red headed, gray eyed, Navy Junior. He professes to be a Rebel and a misogy- nist. Routine banalities of a Midshipman ' s existence annoyed him a little, but, after getting acclimated, the greater part of his time he devoted to other things. His industrious manner in applying his ingenious ability to turning out model planes, Eskimo boats and other contraptions is the envy and despair of less ingenious minds. In the winter and spring he regularly turns out on the range. In his spare time he takes cross-country hikes. The best time he had as a Midshipman was on the stag party camping trip of the 1932 cruise at Halifax. Small Bore 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Class Cross Country 1 Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1. Basketball Manager 4, Numeral. Musical Club Show 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 3, 2, 1 Expert Rifleman. 2 Stripes. 175 FRANK THORNTON RITTER, JR. " Ritt " " Frank " Vineland, N. J. FRANK comes from the " Poultry Center of tfie East ' according to tfie hometown bumwad, but while here, he has shown us that he can thrive better on Navy seagull than on Jersey chickens. Academics have caused him no worry, as shown by his continued non-appearance on the trees. FHis one minor fault is that he likes himself too much, but this is outweighed by many charac- teristics which make him a real friend. FHe is al- ways ready to do a favor, lend skags, attend a movie, and shoot the breeze. Frank ' s work on the track team and on the Pep and Reception Com- mittee ' s prove him a better man than the homely mug pictured herewith. Track 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Winter 2, 1. Assistant Manaser Football 4, 3. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 . Vice-Chdirman 1. Hop Committee. Pep Committee. Chapel Usher. 2 Stripes. 176 Boxing 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. FROM " away back when, " Whit wanted to be one of Uncle Sam ' s pampered pets, but the necessary appointment was not forthcoming. The next best thing, George thought, was to enter via the Navy, and FHampton Roads. Once in, George has managed to hold his own from the first section in Math to the anchor in Bull. Al- though he is not gifted with any great athletic ability, you can generally find him in the gym trying to learn how not to lead with his chin. F is attitude of, " you are never late until after the late bell rings, " has fooled lots of people. FHis quiet de- meanor and funny little smile encircles a real friend and a man of whom ' 35 may well be proud. GEORGE THOMAS WHITAKER, JR. " Whit " " G. T. " yv Fr hkl nton, N. C Thompson Sailing Race, Binoculars 2. Drum and Bugle Corps 4, 3. 1 P. O. PROBY is remembered for his ability to exhibit the broad expanse of a stern to most competi- tors in the field of sailing, be they clever or otherwise, and to do so consistently. But we can best judge him by his ambitions, which far out- number his accomplishments. Someday, he wants his own sixty-footer with a tall white sail and a brass binnacle. hHe visions a new line of Cup de- fenders with his private signal at the truck and his own hands at the wheel, to mention only a few. If enthusiasm is food for realization, he s a natural. And if he can argue with achievement as he did with his dogmatic wife — Remember us. Commo- dore! JOHN TILGHMAN PROBASCO " Proby " " Jack ' Plainfield, N. J. HENRY PAINE KNOWLES, JR. " Hen " " Harry Paine " At large HEN writes poetry and sings, accomplish- ments that tax the endurance of the most patient of wives. He also plays a fine game of tennis, and, if he takes himself in hand, who knows but what we may have some Davis Cup material. Love is grand! Women used to be his strong point — women and pipes. Now its one woman, cigarettes, a dreamy fog, and an even greater flow of poetry and song. But, " he is cute even if he is a Midshipman, " at least that is what a fair young lady once said of our famous Hen. In spite of it all, he has been a great wife, which is saying a great deal of anyone. Tennis 2, 1, Numeral. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Trident Editorial StaFf 1. Musical Club Shows 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 177 FRANK KNOWLES " Red " Mi SDELL WHEELER " Knowles " M Midshipman dd at the age ten thousand ature ' s course , he keeps his ers, has Red ffed rice. Of FRANK SiwcOs did war sincoAfe Xjt of his i; tbath. lakes to tmz instru ! .and QV good forN Jws open a I ' e tendencies, rtues, he possesses many, is not a radiator club- ber, always gets the laundry and the suits at the tailor shop, can not be roused to anger by the most vociferous of arguments, and does not like to hear classical music over the radio. There will rarely be a better roommate or a better man. Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Tennis 4, 2. Wrestling 2, 1 . Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Trident 1. Glee Club 4, 3, 2. Choir 4, 3. Mandolin Club 4. 2 Stripes. Soccer 4, 3, Numeral. Swimming 4, Numeral. Basketball 3, 2. Lacrosse 4, 2. Star4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. all the enthusiasm that could be a- e ' d by a new born Plebe rooming on ijjr hvie Alley, Bob resolved to star for the course ?T ot only has he made the threat good, but the u ats come around to Cush for extra instructiS however, ' ! Inever find him home during rmreation hcairsXbecause there are not many sports that he hvarhbt taken a crack at, and he nexi isses a hop. tHeeioQS not snore, or sleep- walk arip has otherwise u;o " 0(en himself the best of wives, in spite of the fact that he gets more than twice his share of the mail. Just the same, he is a real pal and a true friend. I ROBERT EVERTON CUSHMAN, JR. " Bob " " Cush " " Clotz " St. Paul, Minn. 178 Gym 4, 3, 2, N. Quarterdeck Society 2, 1. Trident Society 1. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. 3 Stripes. WHEN Red came to the Academy all hands groaned, " Oh! what a dumb look- ing guy! " But wben he sat down to academics, they all sat up. We showed us several characteristics one wofc(ld ne guess existed in him. hde turned oulft bs a s r of the first water. Nothinq leases Rea moKf an to be able to sit down a) other no, ers, and looked a and chos n to a Symphony orchestra, hlis c hoS ies include bridge, check- er game of wit. Plebe Year Red or some sport in which to excel as the victim. After working de- terminedly on the side-horse, he was rewarded with a well-earned G-N-T. LEWIS LINDEMUTH SCHOCK, JR. " Lew " " Red " " Owlie Eyes " York, Pa. CO JOHN WEBSTER McCORMICK " Kayo " " Mac " " Jack " Laurel, Miss. PLEASED tcJfnd that Maryland compared favor- ably with sissippi in a few respects. Kayo acclimaSfihimself quickly Fijiding the tennis urtrigc , ite dHittl _ t, but he found his oyed it. At times a true d to rest on his lau- ever fails to arouse m motoring much, but even in e has had no serious mishaps. Cheerful, epf his few gripes is lack of bowling partners. H jlas enough " savoir vivre " to take his pl®45ures ' cept eating and sleeping) in moder- atior jTennis 4, 3, 2, Numeral. 2 Stripes. he easily mad t Plebe team, in spite oTiittle experience. Ac ear, though not aderTjics, worri groundless, he finds hi Dut theU im. Leave fin Garibaldi ( ' 26) ' 179 THOMAS SLACK BASKET! " Thos " " Tom " Webster Groves, Mo. WISECRACKS about sailors from the mid- dle west have been pretty well exhaust- ed, but we still have the sailors, and here is Tom. hHaving absolutely no fear of academics, he usually attends recitations in the first section. EHe has an inborn love of ease that keeps him an active radiator clubman, departing on only one occasion from the calm life,- the reason was La- crosse. Hie has a passion for symphonies, sailing, bull sessions, and books, and will lend a nasal tenor or a raucous bass to any ditty. With a hearty dislike for bridge, and no particular interest in women, he will join the Fleet. We hardly think you will need it, but, " Good luck, Tom. " Lacrosse 4. Star 4, 2, 1. Company C. P. O. Small Bore 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Orchestra 3, 2. Star 2, 1. Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1 - Radio Club 4, 3. 3 Stripes. THIS hybrid Yanko-Alabaman, after four years in civilization, continues to speak the patois of his native hinterlands with a New England twang. Of Yankee extraction, he possesses an innate shrewdness which makes him a force to be reckoned with in the section room,- of rebel en- vironment, he is the proprietor of an amiability that passeth human understanding. He is also, alas, the proprietor of a Sears and Roebuck clarinet, from the ungodly screeching of which, his nerves, and his alone, are immune. He never reads of his own volition; neither does he drink, smoke or chew. Thus, untrained in mind and body, he leaves us to gather laurels in the Old Nyvee. RICHARD BARR LYNCH ■R. B. " " Oswald " " Rich ' d " Citronelle, Ala. 180 Football Manager 4, 3, 2, 1, N . 2 Stripes. RED, the pride of Wetumpka, Alabama, is a good example of a qualified Soutfiern gentle- man. A great football enthusiast, but a bit small to play, he was right out there Plebe Year as close to the pigskin as he could get. Red put out beaucoup d ' ergs Plebe, Youngster, and Sec- ond Class Years and received the honor he so deserved by being elected football manager, and we personally think that a better man could not have been found. This Mac, from Alabama, with his ready smile and subtle wit, always has a word of good cheer for his many friends, and will make an excellent officer, because his whole heart will be in his job as in everything else he does. HAROLD WOOD McDONALD " Red " " Mac " Wetumpka, Ala. 9 CLARK ALEXANDER HOOD, JR. " Joe " " Stumpy " Nocona, Tex. FROM the rolling plains of the great, wide open spaces comes Joe, Texas gift to the Service. Born and reared in Nocona, a small town near Dallas, Texas, sir, " this tall son is truly d product of which his native city may rightfully be proud. Every inch, all seventy-six of ' em, an athlete, Joe has distinguished himself in four sports, ranging From football to crew, (his favor- ite), and at which there are few better. In all his varied activities Joe ' s only really tough opponent has been Old Man Academics, and even he has not been too tough. Gentlemen Joe Hood, out- standing athlete, conscientious student, perfect companion, thorough gentleman and all-around swell fellow! Football 4,2, 1, NA. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 1. Basketball 2, N. Boxing 3, Numera Regimental C. P. O. 181 ROBERT ATTICK BLACK " Bob " " Adolph " Steel n, Pa. OUTofth thisy; witT d an insatiable nVs CO ' Pennsylvania came an. Bob came amons us JS amount of energy, and tor work. He just can not anything to be done. Like patriots from above the Mason- L ne 4g is liberally endovv ' ed with Yankee dneS, and is a hard man to beat in a bet. |y big fault is his inhuman craving for fresh e likes to throw open the windows in sub- weather, to the discomfort of all and sundry. Taken all in all, Bob is a truly good classmate, , ' hich should be enough to say of anyone. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. Lucky Bag StaFf. 1 Stripe. Tennis 4, Numeral. Musical Club 4. • 1 P. O. F you have anything to say against the South, be sure you have adequate reinforcements should you choose to debate the question with Alex. After a year at the University of Arkansas, he de- cided to complete his education by travel. In doing this, he joined the Navy and ultimately came to the Naval Academy. During his four year so- journ within the mighty halls of Bancroft, Alex has lead a carefree life, free from overwork and worry, save when, once, the Executive Depart- ment became too exacting. Tennis has occupied much of his leisure time, with social duties running a good second. And now, not being able to prophesy, all that can be said is, " We reckon he ' ll get along. " 182 G. P. O. cit lcdtaie STRAIGHT from the big, bad cit e a a r haired lad known to us as PhjJ 7 colored parade in all its glitter afrid Bklendor was enough to inspire him to a militt lif?. Fred had to decide between estj i and Annapolis, and naturally t M iwas r) j5itation. Place Slick in compniy witkAne ladiea nd he is in a position not uriw vri-fc him. fc is not exclusively a ladies Vl«nN5u hij 5ie ity cozy " smile and ready wit havsQeacie maw arair young maiden s heart Flutter; thurfar for nau ' ght, however, since he has yet to take the count. As an officer or a civilian, Phil, may you always have a fair wind and a follow- ing sea. FREDERICK NEILL PHILLIPS " Fred " " Slick " " Phil " New York City RHODAM YARROTT McELROY, JR. " Mc " " Rowdamit " Lebanon, Ky. UP from the land of corn whiskey, blue grass, and beautiful women, came little Rhodam to attend the finishing school on the Severn. Once here, he turned his efforts to sharpshooting: Bull, women, and occasionally rifles. He is a suc- cess at the first and last, but has muffed several chances to improve the second. An excellent angler, hunter, and horseman, Mac puts most of his leave time into these. Four years here have in- creased his love for the sea, so it is reasonable to suppose that he will soon be in a J. O. mess. Whatever he does, he will carry all the good luck his " wife " was able to give him. Class Football 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Class Swimming 4, 3. Indoor Rifle 4, Numeral. Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 1 Stripe. 183 Crew 4. 1 P. O. EARLE GRACE GARDNER, jR. " Mike " Aliceville. AU. A LL risht. ' % % anything witKir his Ko bet you, ' cause — . ' Just in the butj then, why not? Mike no to take a chance on . ve gambled on . nas lived in the and West- It is somewhat hard d why our dignified classmate wn to adorn the first section, ' c to scraoe through with a 9.495. AU ctically talented himself, stands at every athletic With Devitt for a background, he has been ,c-, .-,.3lly scaling the ladder of success — up to the p;c$.acncy, he says. Why not? We would lil - to see his luck ar d p rse eyance rewarded. M.P O HE came! He saw! He concM d! But his conquests are beyond AV sccJj ' c c this text. Yes, you have j Jesscc .;, re is a " devil with the vi«jmen. ' Sii«h a name as " Casa- nova " had to be wc-tvrd ?c ; ,- tieprop- er direction. His balca-K irc-ci cj .-.on him an uridying fame. Babs s spends his spare time studying radio and tinkering with the radio set. His many " i ve Cjoldberg " inventions resulted in making tt ptdo everything but tune itself. His pet obbyVexduding heart-breaking and ra- dio, is amuin Many study hours have been de- voted to nVt pastime. Babs " favorite expression is, " The aiwwer in the book is wrong! " RONALD kARu IRVING " Babs " " Casanova " " Ike " Norwich, N. y. 184 Boxir 3 3, NA, Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Leader 1. Mdsqueradei 2, 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1, Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, 1. Trident 1. 1 P.O. OUR Russell came to us those long years ago as a descendant of a long line oF Brooklyn peers. Since then, he has lost none of his blue blood, but still remains the sort of friend who is still a friend even when one is broke, needs someone to drag blind, or is out of stamps. Hold- ing the upper hand in academics, he devotes most of his time to things musical, box fighting, bull sessions, and boning Shadow Magazine. His good humor is carried almost to the point of insanity, but when the occasion arises, he is usually capable of conscientiousness, although he admits he is in love. Go to it, Smitty boy! Long may you wave! RUSSELL HENRY SMITH " Smitty " " Smooth " " Pohamlct ' Brooklyn, N. Y. WILLIAM SPOOR SAMPSON " Sang " " Sam " " Fees De " Amsterdam, N. Y. w; ' ORDS fail us when we think of Sa all know his genial personality to to do it justice on paper. But hci hates raisins; loves sleep — also fcm osllaf it a one-woman man,- likes to correspond - ' p hcn he takes his pen in hand he makes it do Otal tricks,- had a choice of two careers, but de flcd to be a bar-fly rather than burn up the basketball court However, he can be seen one or two days a week performing on the terrace. He has tried every- thing, but has found contentment being screvy y " It ' s the nuts, " he says. A good guy, a fine wife, and a true pal. Stick with ' em, Sam, and best of luck. Bdsketbdii 4, 3, Numerdl. Tennis Manager 4, 3, 2. Musical Show 4. 1 P.O. 185 WILLIAM ALFRED SULLIVAN " Bill " ■■Sully " At Larse HE came from out of everywFiere, staked his claim, and made good. Bill ' s cheerful, smil- ing face, and sunny disposition make him a welcome member in every circle, and have won him a host of friends. FHe is not a snake, but the girls just lo-ove to have him around. Why not? Was there ever a time when a worry rested heavily upon his shoulders? Sully spends most of his spare time thrashing up the waters hereabouts. EHe tries to be everything from a speeding denizen of the briny deep, to a cold hearted, bledr -eyed demon of the Suicide Squad, and he succeeds. Hz plays at love, photography, and seamanship, but con- centrates generally on getting the most out of life. Class Football 3, 2, 1. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1 . N. A. C. A. 4, 3, 2, 1. Radio Club 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. Soccer 4, 3. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1. Track 4, 3. Class Boxing 4, 3. Glee Club 4, 3, 2. Battalion C. P. O. BILL is one of those men whose easy, infectious laugh makes one want to know him, or feel happily at ease if he does already. A steady hard worker at the desk as well as on the wrestling mat, he gains his objectives by the old formula of hard work rather than by genius. But Bill is not just a slave to duty. More than one hard-earned quarter has gone to the Carvel EHall School of the Dance and he has suffered all the pangs known to those who drag blind. Taking everything into consideration, ■ ' Tiny Bill, " in spite of his two hundred and fifteen pound appetite, is a perfect shipmate and a man with whom we would like to stand any atch or make any leave. WILLIAM BONAR })CJDEiAAN " Widy ' hTBmy Spartanbwjg, S C. ■• ' L Lacrosse 4. Class Lacrosse 3. Class Wrestling 2. Christmas Card Committee 2, 1. Gle lub 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2. Mu al Club 2. Lo9 Staff 3, 2, 1. Bo l. Company C. P HAILING from the traditions no act of Co ' man; courteouidnd c have steadil manages to h and Is as ha from day ' o have dA:are i partial is m lives up to all Truly he need s le called a gentle- rate at all times, friends nee Plebe Summer. Bill e in everything he does, as j he day is long,- he just lives or leave to leave and does not ' the world. A stickler for clothes, c and sleep, possessed with a lov- able cispc ition, generosity to a fault, and an in- herentWfcwkness for the fairer sex. Bill is imbued with air the charm of his beloved Southland, and wherever he goes he v ill always have hosts of friends. WILLIAM SELMAN GUEST " Willie " " Billy-G " " Bo " Rome, Ga. x FRANK BEVERLY HEROLD " Bertram " " Bev " Kansas City, Mo. SOME people from Missouri have to be shown but Bertram usually finds out for himself. This long, spare person was a born leader, but tends toward the non-reg, and, with his ever- present friendliness, he has made the Academy a more liveable place. Unbothered by academic bur- dens, Bev enjoys life whether it be in athletics, society, or the latest gripe session in the hHall. With the words, " Wake me when formation busts, " springtime study hours find him slipping into the arms of Morpheus. The aggressiveness and determination which he has so aptly portrayed in the ring while a Midshipman assure us that his success is more than probable. Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. Football 4. Class Crest Committee. Class Officer 3. " N " Club. 1 Stripe. 187 JOHN GREGORY DOWNING " Jack " " Swede ' St. Paul, Minn. FIFTEEN minutes of study a day will bring a 2.5 in any college, but at times Jack struggles a bit the last month, and has been known to con- centrate for a whole hour. Although women sel- dom worry him while around the Academy, he is a regular terror among the weaker sex on leave. Sleep — he loves it! Jack is always ready to turn in any time or any place. During spare moments, he boned business books and expounded his con- ceptions of the faults of modern business methods in every available bull session. Jack ' s sights are set high. Swede is ready at all times to help a friend. Although perpetually broke in terms of actual cash, his credit is good and he is generous even to the point of borrowing to stake a friend. Class Lacrosse 4. 1 P.O. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Lacrosse 2, 1, N . Basketball 4, Numerals. Class Vice-President 3, 2, 1 , N. A. C. A. 3, 2, 1. President 1. Class Supper Committee. 2 Stripes. ThdE call of the sea is rather faint West of the Mississippi, but Bill heard it anyhow, and came East to become a gentleman sailor. The old bogey. Academics, threatened to keep him on land toward the end of Youngster Year, but he has been cruising easily ever since. Bill s chief interest is athletics, particularly football. Al- though weighing a scant 160 pounds, his kicking and ball carrying ability have brought Navy gener- ous gains when they needed them most. Between seasons Charlie keeps in training at Carvel hdall, the dance mecca of the playboys. A snake of the first water. Bill always drags, and a great part of the morning study hour is spent in the perusal of femme correspondence. Adios, Bill, and good luck! WILLIAM CHAPIN CLARK " Bill " " Charlie " Garner, la. Class Lacrosse 4. Class Wrestling 4. Musical Club 2. 1 P. O. " THE tales of the Idckaddisical life at the Middy College brought Sherlock way down south to Maryland. During his sojourn here, he has found bridge and the Cosmo much more,aTTiusing than ugies; howler, since a close caff ' Vpung rn d to, t be, steriyedTr, he, 7 rp to tu Jo X (daJ h cl takfe part in the tne idea of e with a differeni generosity and ge pteasures gh a e to ring ,, ong enough to ris? hHe ridicules each hop finds him op his arm. h is habitual have won him a host of friends who will follow throughout his life. ROBERT HENDERSON HOLMES " Sherlock " " Roxy " " Bob " Cambridge, N. Y. - yjCi BLADEN DULANEY CL " Clagg " " Gus " ' Tec Baltimorej yE Gods, is tha shirt, will you? ready, but the t ' albeit a trifl gave him a f w strife, bu ate e my lagg, ne ? ' er quite fiat alwayygets there, The Da Department ri g the progress of the ion became acute, he rk inV rashion that could not ough a perennial member of the r two y ars, the Musical Clubs lured him (torn his lair. Dame Rumor t he has taken workouts in the wrest- this rum r has never been substanti- nterest in ' the fair sex has been limited rl (per y ar) and it is an unusual week oes not receive five or six letters. Clagg officer and gentleman and a real class- pmate, and friend. Fencing 4, Numerals. Musical Clubs 2, 1. Prop and Costume Gang 1. 1 P. O. 189 f T ROBERT CLAUDE WING " Bucky " " Bob " Ausustd, Me. " HE bagging of a black bear in the Maine north woods was the First indication that Bucky was to lead a military career. A true student characterized by determination and untir- ing ambition, he found nothing to fear in the Academic Department. hHowever, his chief in- terest lies in literary work for which he Is tal- ented. The Trident and The Log have all profited by his ability. In Maryland, Bob was deprived of his favorite sport, speed skating, in which he ex- cels. While at the Academy, wrestling and water polo have taken much of his time. With his love for drills and discipline, Bucky promises to become a capable leader and officer. Wrestling 4, Numeral. Water Polo 3, 2, 1. Trident Society 4, 3, 2, 1. Vice-President 1. Los Board 2, 1. Editor Trident 1. Masqueraders 1. Lucky Bag StaFf. Quarterdeck Society 1. Musical Clubs. 1 Stripe. 190 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Basketball 3, 2, 1, NA. Lucky Bag. Trident. Reef Points. " N " Club. 1 Stripe. FROM a lordly Junior to an Annapolis Plebe was a shock to Ken, yet " Mmot College " sacrificed this trim lad from the Sioux lands to the Regiment. Kenny is a two sport man. His pet is basketball, and his block " N " sport is lacrosse. From sports to social life is a short step, for six-foot Westerns always attract golden-haired lassies. " Battle efficiency " is Ken ' s cue. Characterized by reserve, in common with, " results, not excuses, his exactness has won him academic credit, and gained, in union with a personal sense of tact the trust of his classmates. A leader by example, he has well answered that prophecy " outstanding men will develop in the Class of 35. KEMNETH LEROY VETH Ken " " Kenny " Minot, N. D. Soccer 4, 3. Lacrosse 4. Reception Committee 3, 9, 1. 2 Stripes. WITH an inherited love for the sea, Mac came to us determined to carry on the best of seafaring traditions. As a room- mate, he is a real pal, easy-going and helpful, al- ways ready to solve the problem, whether it be one of money ' or of what-have-you. Neither a snake nor a Red Mike, he has his own tastes and desires for the opposite sex. However, his mail is always timely and abundant. How he does it, is an accomplishment that we all would do well to learn. Mac has seen much of life, and conse- quently, has received many hard knocks. In spite of this, a cheerful word, accompanied with a radiant smile, still wins him many friends. MALCOLM TABER WORDELL " Mac " New Bedford, Mass VICTOR MARVIN GADROW " Vic " " Adolpjj " " Viva ' PeacedaU VIC found PeaceifeJk too peaceful for an adventurous iHvand turned to the ever- appeahng Nav jNHe seems satisfied, and quite desirous of apVlyiBS-b knowledge where he gained i the shining over on La Year and starts to Breakfast C •daWftates remember Vic, he is jng down the " hot corner " d. A home-run hero Plebe Youngster Year were only n the days of the WFBR Vic used to star with that watch and chain of i6. These are known facts, but how many know that his greatest weakness is the name Mary? He also prefers having his back scratched to studying Dago, and he likes old German waltzes. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Class Football 4, 3. 1 Stripe. 191 FRANCIS DELAFIELD WRIGHT, JR. " Lefty " " Fran " " Magellan " New Smyrna, Fla. HERE we offer tfie sample man, a pocket edition of Hercules. Ordinarily a good wrestler. Fie is even better against National Champions. He spends Fiours sketcfiing and de- signing yacfits, and draws everything from schoon- ers to freighters. Usually a finalist in the Thompson Trophy Races, he is the proud possessor of a motor sloop which has yet to make its shake-down cruise. One may find him, in leisure moments, constructing some nautical gadget or mounting photographs. Study? " Can ' t be bothered,- I have a letter to write. — Besides, this is the first of the term. ' He will probably continue to have a good time with all the girls until 1940, then he may decide on one. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Class Football, Numeral. N Club. 1 P. O. M. P. O. HE is a quiet and unassuming lad, who minds his own business and stays off the pap. He is understanding and generous, cleans his share of the room, and a little more, but hates to get up in the morning to close the windows. He never drags, but gets many feminine letters. He is fond of good music, but frequently breaks out with mountain music from the hills of Tennessee, for it is from sunny Tennessee he came. Not too savvy, he is still with us, and usually gets by with a little velvet. He is a confirmed member of the Radiator Club, where he can be found any after- noon. Short on sports, Dick is long on friends, his even temper and pleasant disposition making him welcome anywhere. RICHARD EDWARD BABB " Dick " Bristol, Tenn. ro, c- 192 Soccer 4. Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 1. M. P. O. A FTER pursuing the studies peculiar to medi- r cine for two years , Fred turned his atten- tions to another field. Thus it was that he, along with the rest of us, became one of the pam- pered pets in the summer of 1931 . For four years, Fred has proved to be a true pal and classmate. Being of an easy-going nature, little disturbs him, and the Ac Departments ' fiercest onslaughts have left him unscathed. He is not a Cosmo fan,- never- theless, the Book of the Month Club literature was a very efficient substitute. That he is not impervious to feminine charm is shown by his record of perfect attendance at hops. It is rumored that the ending. Marine Corps, will be written to his record. " FHappy Landings! " FREDERICK RICHARD DOWSETT " Fred " Battle Creek, Mich. «i«ii LENNART ROBERT HEURLIN " Len " " Benny ' Swampscott, Mass. BENNY, like all true sons of Massachusetts, turned to the sea for his career. After gradu- ation from Swampscott High School, he joined the rest of us at the Naval School on the Severn. His favorite sport is sleep. Every night at study call, his bed is pulled under the light and Benny there reclines until the academics have lulled him into the arms of Morpheus. Benny, a typical Red Mike, did not let the fair damsels lure him to hops or other dens of iniquity. His spare time was spent with a book (non-academic) by the radio. Whether he goes to the outside, the Navy, or the Marine Corps, we wish him good luck. Tennis Mgr. 4, 3, 2, Numeral. Plebe Soccer, 1 P. O. 193 JOHN BARNES CROSBY " Bing " Syracuse, N. Y. LL bet you can ' t guess what I ' m going to do. " That ' s right, hlow did you guess? " And this seeming clairvoyant was not Madam Olga but a mortal of Flesh and blood; anyone who knew Bing. The answer was always " Write a letter. He was the only man we ever sav who could consistently use two boxes of stationery a month. Besides this his only other known vices were an unconquerable appetite and a passion for puns. Despite these defects, Wall Street is laying ten to one on Bing ' s making j.g. before he ' s baldheaded; so we feel safe in prophesying that he will have a long and successful naval career. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. Soccer 4. Baseball 4, 3. M. P. O. N this corner, we have a true son of the Caro- linas, whose generosity and willingness to help a friend in a tight spot have won him many. Al- though he is a competitor of Baron Munchausen during bull sessions, he is forever willing to let well-enough alone. " Dummy " interprets for us what it is to worry about nothing — except the opposite sex, among whom he finds solace for the impositions of the Discipline Department. The great ambition of his life is to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and if his ability as a sea lawyer is any indication, he should succeed. i 194 Small Bore 4, 3. Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. SAILING, Sdilins, over the bounding main — " That is the Guv ' naiV briny accordion pump- ing away again. ( 1 1 few months on the seven seas, he dScidftDrto drop anchor at the Middy College, ariJ - all it home for four years. Al nevepl t hijAjBjdies interfere with his work, and shooteAriyn rifle. Often, we hear him mutter, " Ah, |Elee jffiat knits up the raveled sleeve of carrfTY bdllTi of each day ' s life, " etc. or " Woman, thatyiyrfom of delight " and so forth. In this way, he bevime one of the boys, but he has many other qualities which will be an asset to him on his own ship and to the Service. ALVA WRIGHT DINWIDDIE " Al " " Guv ' nah " At Large EUGENE BENNETT FLUCKEY " Gene " " Phantom " Washington, D. C. GENE did not snake much, because he wouldn ' t care to spend a whole evening with one drag, but his social life was well balanced by athletics,- football, wrestling, or crew always kept some athletic uniforms in the closet. Always ready to take half the table back on his side of the room when caught or to help push the dust under rugs for inspection. Gene further qualified as an excellent roommate by his supply of good books and readiness to make study hours more bearable by conversation. For four years, he stood well despite the Executive Department and an abhorrence of textbooks. We see in him an equally good officer and shipmate. Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Soccer 1. Wrestling 4, 3, 2 Crew 3, 2, 1. Lacrosse 4. M. P. O. 195 EVAN TYLER SHEPARD " Skipper " " Shep " Glens Falls, N. Y. HAILING from Northern New York, noted for its healthful winter weather, Shep never became accustomed to the Mary- land winters; nevertheless, they didn ' t hinder him in his academic work, and before practically every recitation his room was filled with class- mates desiring dope for the next recitation. Well versed on many subjects, he could more than hold his own in any bull session, so long as he was not approached before breakfast. Every leave meant more new loves, and a deluge of letters always followed . Very popular, not only with the weaker sex, but also with his own kind. Shep will have little trouble in finding himself after graduation either in the Service or In civilian life. Basketball 4, 2, Numeral. Baseball 4. Glee Club 1. Company Representative 1. 3 Stripes. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Soccer 2, 1, Numeral. Football 4, Numeral. Gym 4, Numeral. Masqueraders 1. Glee Club 1. 1 Stripe. A L is a jovial sort,.ff good mixer and one who A likes a sonfl iivith the boys; v we ever ' forget thpie foottiall trips or after chow riots? Straightforwdid .too, one with whom you can talk manijto man.lrHc is economical, or might q,0od we sav fr«jfal, acfod all round athlete, and crackerJBcfe lacro e player. hHis being a gentle- man ' ili q the trujfe English-Banners and politeness, ake one proud to intrpdltce him to anyone. In- _ ipferi tally, Jne can not be classed as a smoothie, but n hai his way with he ladies. LHe gets what he goes)after, a characteristic which should help him aiot in the Navy, even as it has with the . . . pleasant things in life. er ALAN McLEOD NIBBS " Al " " His " " Nubs " New London, Conn. 196 li Soccer 1. Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1. Manager Lacrosse 4, 3. Log 4, 3, 2. Batt Representative 2. 1 P. O. THE day that Ike entered, he announced that he was French, but his weakness for sauer- kraut and frankfurters save him away. Now he indulges in numerous arguments with Gamba- corta on relative merits of pushing a banana cart and being a Steel hielmet. Ike does his own think- ing; no one forms his opinions for him, and he does things when he is ready, not before. When something requiring common sense and a level head has to be done, he is a good man to have around, hie takes things in a casual, easy-going manner, and goes through academics without much difficulty, hie can always be depended upon for a good sense of humor. WILLIAM JOSEPH GERMERSHAUSEN, JR. " Germ " " Ike " " Hymie " Baltimore, Md. J JAMES ALEXANDER BENTLEY " Jim " Chicago, 111. IM is well-known to Plebes well classmates. The Plebes now himforNni f in th iy descent, an but will give his trie Even during his first ■ letically as well as s t. He e " things g I tf r here, he stood ol lastically, and he has con- tinued doing so. Tea-fights are his only weakness, but can not be held against him. All in all, he is one man to whom it would be worth while to " tie one ' s cart. " Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, NA Class President 3, 2, 1. N. A. C. A. 1 1 Stripe. 197 w JOHN JOSEPH FOOTE " Kiki " " Jack " " Hoofie " Brooklyn, N. V. HERE from? New York, sir! Where?? Brooklyn, sir!! Where??? Richmond Hill!! Yes, our fair subject hails from none other than the big city. Jack was yanked from the heart of Brooklyn and deposited suddenly into Plebe Summer. He was prone to stress the superiority of Richmond Hill High to the Middle College Plebe Year, but, consciously or unconsciously, he be- came imbued with real Navy spirit. Being a natural savoir himself, he is frequently found aiding his less fortunate classmates. Plebe Year, he stole the Masquerader ' s show, and by Second Class Year attained the rare distinction of being both a Carvel Charlie and a Tea Fighter. He will make good in any man ' s navy. More power to you, Kiki! Class Lacrosse 4, 3, Numeral. Small Bore 3. Masqueraders 4. Musical Show 2. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. M. P. O. 198 1 P.O. BOBBIE is a born diplomat and a snake of the first order. He has the happy faculty of being able to get along with anyone; he has that elusive quality of vyi m Tenacious almost be- yond belief, he ha jEougrJ his way through these four years,- nottsyjlg particularly savvy, it has been this quality aTi rs capacity for hard work that has enabled hiWto win in his battles with the Aca- demic lidpartments. He would rather listen to others, t ian do talking himself, but while he lis- tens, he is thinking it over and his remarks are always pertinent. Bob has combined this charac- teristic with a sense of economy to make him a real business man. ROBERT MESSENGER HINCKLEY, JR. " Oscar " " Bobbie " " Bob " Washington, D. C. ji JJ. M. P. O, f ; HARRY acts and thinks lights, regardlesj- of wt; keeps his owr opinions when he sees " do a kindness, and is ger has. h e is amply endows quality of laziness, but he wil aing to his own others think. He pressing his Iways ready to ith whatever he the questionable dy untiringly and unceasingly for houi «Qn encl if he thinks it neces- sary. Although not ( S i Jne is extremely well equipped with " horse sen? and is thoroughly able to take care orRtB telf. Perversity and a sense of humor combine toJ=»«i n 3ke him an individu- ality and a most interesting aTid satisfactory friend. WELDON HARRISON LLOYD " Harry " Greensboro, N. C. WILLIAM GORDON WARD " Gordie " " Bill " " Bunny " Indianapolis, Ind. ONLY those who know this tall silent Hoosier intimately can gjvi you the low- down on him. He likes taV slinky women and stiff highballs, hje fcjar s, Ait ' ftduation, to: (1) seek higher l rn nRlal tne Sorbonne,- (2) go to work j« EurApE (pipererably Paris); (3) become an aviabfcrrvi4 yi£r FieW. Three semesters at Pur- due atra ara ural capacity for absorbing knowl- edge ijifeve carried him casually through many a troubl«d sea of academics. He was caught study- ing with his feet on the deck instead of on the table on February 1, 1934,- result; three successive blizzards. Being the world ' s foremost authority on radiators, Gordie was not fazed. He can smell a Cosmo three miles away. 3 Stripes. 199 GIRARD LINDSLEY McENTEE " Pat " " M-Ginty " Sdugerties, N. Y. PAT has never confided in us whether he could obtain more sleep in the Army or the Navy, but our suspicions have been confirmed during the last few years. But Pat is not at home only on his bunk, hie is often found under the bright lights, in our Ndtatorium, at some social function, or in any anchor section. Academics bore him because he is the unmistakeable jinx of the Academic De- partments with his flair for pulling sat at the last moment, h e has a host of friends who stick with him through thick and thin, and it is usually thick. Constancy, fairness, and friendliness are the vir- tues which attract his friends. Fortunate will be those who share Pat ' s fastidious tastes in the Fleet. Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 1 P. O. Crew 4. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Basketball 4, Numeral. Lacrosse 2. 1 P. O. NO Lochinvar, he, From the West, yes; but hardly the hard-riding buffalo-shooting man we associate with Montana. We can not call him lazy,- he ' s just tired most of the time. When he was not playing football or terrace basketball, he was sleeping. It is estimated that he slept through fourteen hops in three years. This would seem to indicate that he was a Red Mike, but no such thing, he Carveled with the rest and best of them. We could not blame a Montana man for an inherent dread of swimming pools and small-boats, but water is the only liquid he was afraid of. Even-tempered, amiable, and likable, is Wilson. WILSON GARTLEY REIFENRATH " Reif " " Wilse " h elena, Mont. 200 Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Baseball 3 Stripes, alV 3, 2, 1, NA. THE Little Felld, NMXWiior, hailed orls- Inally from CharlWpJXbuT has seen Innum- erable other fiplnR b re arriving at the Academy. With his rWaH set on a commission and baseball, his truest lyP s, his attitude Is generally serious. Since th df ademlcs have offered Sklppy no great difflau Ry and the Executive Department smiles on his eWortbhe has made his sojourn here a profltablekaryt Mlppy enjoys figuring hovv badly he bilged nXexims, getting sympathy, and then discovers to fi ' l wn amazement that he has velvet after all. In spite of his Red Mikish attitude at the Academy, his thoughts of leaves past and future reveal him a snake at heart, especially in regard to a certain Portsmouth young lady. FRANK ESTE SELLERS, JR. " Sklppy " " Little Fella " At Large West, " butW Ice, Ken came olc u of becoming (jailor. The rough co t of old New England produced another marlnlk Truer o the tradiftonf of rr sailor mejR- h«pi)ught spfety In numbeVj belnqvtTed to no wVmaol TracH was Kennle ' s ii rst lQfV ,ADut later he t it up Wrts ling and. l rnedA sbVid and fight. FHe Is now a e to l|Ai,lor We jnd t «:e as the occasion demands. N ver A ubled by academics or the snares of the B5(ecutwe Depart- ment, his nemesis lay vith thf MM s. " This line now. " — " NAPOCC( " x Tl(lr lHrom end? must be a D Track 4, 3,1. Wrestllns2, 1. 2 Stripes. 201 Small Bore Manager 4, 3, Numeral. Outdoor RiFle 4, 3, Numeral. 1 Stripe. cOC( AUm. WILLIAM CONRAD ABHAU " Bill " " Conrad " Bdltitnore, Md. GIVE Conrad half a chance, and, if you are lucky enough to be counted among his friends, he will steer you into one of his interminable bull-fests, punctuated by an occa- sional priceless epigram. Anything will do for a subject. It is only the mental acrobatics that count. But come around to horse-racing, and he is all earnestness, for, in this respect, he is a good Mary- lander. When not swapping epigrams, he may be found in some dark corner asleep over A. E. hlouseman. hlis philosophy is simple. Like Marcus Aurelius, he considers manners a true part of morals. Like George Jean Nathan, he holds ath- etics a fit pastime for children and fools. 2 Stripes. TfHIS young man hails from the West Coast. As a lad, he determined to be a sailor like those at whom he gazed in youthful admira- tion, as he sat upon the wharves of Seattle. Like all true sailors, he tried to be invulnerable to the fair sex; but while at the Academy, he met the one who has made his life just one long measure of melody, h is vulnerability has been proved by her domestication of his fiery and romantic spirit with her delicious cooking. Rosie ' s ambition, de- termination, and persistence, together with his good fellowship, not only with his classmates, but also with his juniors and seniors, should be enough to gain him recognition. WILLIAM ELBRIDGE PARKER " Rosie " " Rosebud " " Bud Seattle, Wash. 202 1( Mdsqueraders 4, 2, 1. President 1. Ring Committee. 1 Stripe. Make-Up Gdirg 2, 1. DON ' T ever fine tt d ) dy,V 3 ' dmonished our blond heftoKperchld ap ' a waste basket, calmly, t effiSfentltt kibitzing. He is a bridge pl i er par exceJIetac , and seeing him mus- cidfigNriandVonNR would scarcely be- Vi he l vho played the part of the acee inW aiAjiierdder productions. The -toryiV lso intimately interested in grand Dny (fancertsi djd literary classics. Johwv born pidfwed in Japan, till the age o( dfVreft; hpfair comi; lp :ion must have shocked the i OTVes- ' y With an inoffeosive air of savoir faire acquired from varied interests and backgrounds, he has gained friends from the operatic stage, throughout the regiment down to the corridor moke. JOHN HENDERSON GOTTEN " John " Salisbury, N. C J Kr " k EDWIN DENBY, JR. " Ned " Detroit, Mich. A DENSE cloud of smoke and a mtjgazine li vit a picture of a train (flT fll ' Dlow the si away and you iH ' fjind NecL-arEufavft ite pastimei„ sn king pipe and reld ng Railroad Stories. nve)»9 an that smokaL pipe lo ' l t+ie outdocUir Get Ned kOlMn u «jft nfs auto ex- , L cursions into thAjM+as of Michigan. A trip to | - ' China ciyflNeo his firi(:4 KF ' of the sea, and he likedMt so V s t deserted the wilds for the Acdderay.jbJIreTa lot of hard work on the Trident and the ?fage gang has taken much of his time. An enviable personality and the desire to do things have gained him many friends and much success. Stage Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Stage Manager 1 Trident Society 3, 2, 1. President 1. 2 Stripes. 903 II 3rd. BATT. CHARLES BONHAM LANGSTON " Chuck " " Rabbit " Keokuk, la. SSH! Hold it down! It ' s Lansston ' s chorus. This from the dark blue masses at every per- formance of the boys with " rhythm in their blood. " Chuck wants to become a second Hal Kemp, Glen Gray, or Anson Weeks; Ben Bernie is considered, too. Charlie ' s physical endeavors have been limited to company basketball, and turn- ing handsprings as a cheer-leader. One might add shagging at Carvel, a noble sport. Rabbit owes his friends a four years supply of shaving cream and tooth paste, for which, he says, his reqs hold no place. In requiem, a pipe is our hero ' s delight,- Kaywoodies, Dunhills, and Corncobs. Incidentally, if offered, he prefers Camels. Head Cheer-Leader 1. N. A. 10 4, 3, 2, 1. Leader. 1. Christmas Card Committee 1. Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, 1. Choir 4. 1 P. O. Boxins 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Football 1, Numeral. Class Supper Committee. hlop Committee 2, 1. Ring Dance Committee. 1 P. O. Farewell Ball Committee. JOHNNY joined the navy — family tradition you know. Opened athletics at Hubbard — you ought to see him row. Hobby is apply- ing the pressure — on the Simmons bed all day. Never says die, has been unset in the truest unsat ' s way. Noted as cheerful and friendly, really a pretty good guy,- yet if anyone was to ask you, you couldn ' t tell them v hy. Boxer de luxe whose studies, kept him from showing his wares. Easy going Son of the South who attracts the female stares. Constructive hop committee man, we owe a lot to John, kind of a man you think of when you want a job well done. Extra supply of humor, how- ever dry it may be; remember the Norfolk Wild- cat, " he ' ll be making history. JOHN JOSEPH BECKER " Johnny " " Beckah " Newport News, Va. -fl 206 RiRe 4, 3, 2, 1. Captain 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. FROM all decks of the Third Batt the boys come to be cured by Pop. hie guarantees he knows more about medicine than the h ospital and Sick Bay combined, hie is called eccentric by his roommates, and he bears it. The reason for this is his boning at unorthodox times and a mania for designing boats or trying to write short stories during study hours. Whimsy gets his bewildered expression from absent-mindedly taking his steam- kit and slipstick to Bull lectures. hHe ' s a wee man from the woolly West, and as such has lived up to its reputation. Just look in the Log and see who is high gun for Navy and you ' ll see why. He will probably wind up as a Gyrene rifle coach. PERRY GOYNE RUTHERFORD " Pop " " Whimsy " " Pee Gee " Tillamook, Ore. EVERETT HARTWELL STEINMETZ " Steinie " " Beermugs Rockville Center, L. I. STEINIE is a good fellow and a better room- mate. h e gets along very well wherever he goes, hie takes everything pretty easily except crew, and then it is sometimes necessary for his three roommates and a score of volunteers to pre- vent him from racing to the scuttlebutt in a hienley down the corridor. His last name might suggest that Juice is a snap subject for him, but his rela- tions with the subject are not extraordinarily inti- mate. He ' s great at imitations and can produce with sound effect anything from a pneumatic air drill to the last sermon by Holy Joe, provided he wasn ' t asleep during chapel that Sunday. Lightweight Crew 4, 3, 2, 1 . Captain 1. Water Polo 4, 3, Numeral. Class Ring Committee. Reception Committee. M. P. O. 207 1 Stripe. ROBERT EDSON DORNIN " Dusty " " Bob " " Mush " San Francisco, Calif. STRANGE as it may seem, Dusty is a good stu- dent and one of the best athletes of the class as well. His choicest joys are dragging a new girl each term, bull sessions, and purloining Misery Hall equipment. Prize possessions are an Army sweater and bathrobe. His weakness is the ease with which one can get his goat, though he is a good Angora getter himself. Bob ' s unruly hair, blue eyes, and cheerful smile give him a happy-go- lucky look that wins him friends everywhere. His ambition is to have a cabin in the Sierras, but we hope to keep him in the Navy. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1, N ' Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 3 Stripes. KLINK, the Natural, is a most individual and democratic personality. A man of fads and hobbies, he is for a while all engrossed in chess, then, without warning, he suddenly de- cides to become an amateur photographer or col- lector of rare pennies. Moose ' s Saturday after- noons are an insight into his likes and dislikes. He dines out at the Greasy Spoon or Little Garden, making a meal out of a steak or several hamburgers,- invariably sees a movie, maybe two,- buys an Argosy, and stops at a lending library on the way back home. The academics have caused him little concern. Klink plays hard, works hard, and seems to enjoy everything he does. ROY CRAIG KLINKER ■Klink " " Moose " " Natural Sebastopol, Calif. 208 Wrestling 4, Numeral. Glee Club 4. 1 P. O. A FTER having had Bennie for a wife for one year, and having known him for three, it ' s ' not hard to see how he gets along in this old world. A boy with an infectious laugh and a strong sense of humor, he ' s always full of odd ideas that end up in a lot of fun. Not given to dragging much, but always getting over and having a big time when he does. hHis hobbies dre junk and athletics, happily combined with making far- fetched suppositions — to say nothing of taking radios apart and not being able to put them to- gether again. If Ben sets out to sea. North Carolina will have lost a stalwart offspring, essentially a ladies man, and the Asiatic Station will have claimed a true son. BENJAMIN ERNEST ADAMS, JR. " Bennie " Ben Wilmington, N. C. A HARRY FRED HOLMSHAW, JR. " Fred " " F omie " " F4orse " San Francisco, Calif. SERIOUS lad, tall and dark. With an air of savoir faire, Eyes of blue of peculiar hue, And a shock of unruly hair. A golfer rare, a dancer fair, And a linguist on the side. A forceful style, a friendly smile, Wins friends both far and wide. With Navigation and love ' s creation, F e ' s played a leading part. With meticulosity and alarming velocity, FHe ' s broken many a heart. Space alloted here is much too dear. To tell of all his virtues true. Fred ' s our friend until the end; We hope he gets his due. Turned back January, 1935 209 NEVETT BROOKE ATKINS " Tommy " " Usnar " " Martyr " At Large HAIL the martyr, folks,- the man with the prop- er attitude. hHe always keeps himself one thirty inch step ahead of the men with the swords. Brooke is Navy-born, the sea is in his blood, and as long as there ' s wind in his sails, he hopes to keep up the family tradition. They like it, those Atkins boys. Usnar lives by the books, smokes Chesterfields, tells a mean story if you give him time, and handles any situation with a manner that only three years in Brazil can give. Tommy has shown that he can take it by doing a four year stretch with the suicide club; but, he trained by dining out at every opportunity. Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, N. " N " Club Hop Committee. N. A. C. A. Committee. 4 Stripes. Football 4, 3, 2, NA. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Cfioir 4, 3, 2, 1. Lucl y Bas Staff 2, 1. 2 Stripes. lET me present to you Norman D. Gage: I I ' ll tell his habits, you guess his age. » — With taxicab ears and an underslung stern, h e ' s a walking ode on a Grecian urn. An unusual guy with an unusual build, Still a charter member in our athletic guild. Football, swimming and baseball his best. Though wrestling and boxing rated a test. Good natured and jolly, he ' s one of the few, • Who in a crisis, knows what to do. But know him one must, before he ' ll reveal. His serious side with its friendly appeal. Loyal and staunch, of fine sturdy traits. The slewfooted Goon with the all-Navy rates. NORMAN DWIGHT GAGE " Gaga Gig Goon ■ Newport, N. H. 210 1 p. o. JIMMY has eased through four years of the toughest with undisturbed calm. Changes in the placid J. F. X. McF. are unusual phe- nomena and due always to irresistible forces. Al- though boning during Steam Summer for a Math re-exam almost starred him, it is not Mac who " notes with concern " as he goes unsat each term. hHis wit and slang phrases are classical creations. hHowever, even Mac ' s lightest moments are gov- erned by a well-set philosophy developed in Youngstown, Chicago, and New York. hHe claims to be an adventurer at heart, with the tide in his blood, with d job in South America as his only love, but he will be dodging P. G. courses for years to come. JAMES FRANCIS McFADDEN ' Jimmy " " Mac " " J. F. X. McF. Youngstown, Ohio BYRON HORNE NOWELL " Snick " Salt Lake City, Utah A PPARENTLY Snick ' s time is spent in tying his tie, sleeping, and coasting along with ' ease. F e explains how readily, in fact, he ' s always ready to explain anything at length to anybody. " Getting by is a matter of tolerance, " he says, " tolerance and the big, broad, flexible outlook. " The shy Nowell regards his women as problems and usually solves an impressive number with uniform success. " So long as you keep cool and calculating, you can ' t lose. " F4is pre-Navy world ended at the boundaries of Salt Lake County. Allow for that, ignore the flood of his mellow wisdom, steer the conversation away from what he ' d do if he weren ' t in the Navy, and you will like him well. 2 Stripes. i 211 LOUIS HALLOWELL BAUER " Lou " " Little One " " Fiddler " Philadelphia, Pa. AT an early ase, Lou took to the water and AA to the air. hlis ability as a fancy diver is ' well established at the Naval Academy, and, as for flying, he has considerable time to his credit in his home made glider. During his high school days, he decided upon the Navy as his career, aviation being the attractive feature. Early during his Naval Academy career, Lou won him- self a host of friends, partly through participation in several sports, but mainly through his winning personality. Although Fiddler claims residence in Germantown, at times he found difficulty with German, his only serious problem. -Lou has proved his ability to make good in athletics, as well as in the FHalls of Academics. Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Cheer-Leader 1. 2 Stripes. Baseball Manager 1, N. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. 1 P. O. RALPhH is known by his classmates as a bull session philosopher par excellence. Before coming to the Naval Academy, he was de- termined to enter the Ministry to give vent to his oratorical ability, but here, electricity claimed him for its own. FHis work in the electrical laboratory leads us to predict another Steinmetz or Edison. Until Youngster Leave, R had visions of a trip around the world with a long stop at the South Sea Islands, but during this leave, he promised away his freedom. FHe vows never to drag, but is easily dissuaded. Academically, all studies except Dago have an attraction for Ralph, probably be- cause of the thrill of mastery. FHis studious applica- tion to each problem and his sense of humor will contribute greatly to his continued success. RALPH RITTER BEACHAM " Ralph " " R= " " Railroad " Barnesboro, Pa. 212 Baseball Manaser 4, 3, 2, NA. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 3,1. Pep Committee 1 . Company C. P. O. ALTHOUGH Stan claims residence in Wis- " consin, his early education was acquired ' in States ranging from the West Coast to the East. To further his education, and to satisfy a desire for travel, he enlisted in the Service at San Diego, and, after completing a course in Radio School and a few months of sea duty, he entered the Naval Academy Preparatory Class at Norfolk. During his Plebe Year, Stan ' s inclination led him to the crew shed, but soon academics demanded this time. A true lover of the dance, Stan was al- ways in evidence where there were music and partners. Stan is fortunate in possessing a winning personality and a will to accomplish things. STANLEY ERDMAN RUEHLOW " Stan " " WGlf Brodhead, Wis. -•«♦ . ARTHUR ARLOWE GlESSER " Art " " Arlowe " " A- Roseville, Calif. A RT, being a preacher ' s son, became familiar - with all parts of the U. S. until his beloved ' California claimed him. Here he entered college to study Civil Engineering, but finally, to satiate his adventurous appetite, he turned to Navy. He first became known to the world with " Art Giesser ' s Trio " broadcasting over a Pacific coast radio station for some time. At the Academy, Art with his guitar, was always doing the enter- taining. He is never satisfied unless he is develop- ing some scheme, and though fantastic and unor- ganized, they always seem to work out success- fully. He has a suppressed desire to be a Chaplain along with his opposite characteristics. He never worries about academics, and is extremely inter- ested in athletics; so you might find him amidst the night life of Hong Kong or preaching from the quarter-deck of some battle wagon. Class Wrestling 1. Mandolin Club 4, 3, 2, 1 Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Leader 1. 1 P. O. Musical Shows 4, 3, 2, 1 . 213 DAVID WOOSTER TAYLOR " Woot " " Dave " San Francisco, CaliF. EVER since his arrival here, this native son has agitated to have the Academy moved to Cali- fornia ' s shores, the climate and a fair haired Navy Junior being responsible. Academics have been easy for Woot, his best grades often being made when he never cracked a book. Fencing has given him a long reach and an appetite for chow, but has not helped his dancing, which is terrible to behold. Woot is a great reader, especially of Wonder Stories and Weird Tales,- and he takes great pleasure in arguing, as he can generally out- shout his opponent. FHis unconscious grin and cherubic face have saved him from many a pap and successfully guarded a non-reg career. Fencing 3, 2, 1, N. Class Football 4. Art Club 1. Log Staff 3, 2, 1. Ring Committee. 2 Stripes. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Crevi 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. 1 P. O. ThHE first time we saw Barney he wore a red sweater with a yellovv ' " B " on it a foot tall. A suit of white works took the " B " off his chest, but not off his mind. The O. A. O. answers to that name. Barney always attacked the academics with zest — so he could have time to read Nick Carter, Weird Tales, the daily letters from Bee, and still sleep half of each study hour. To really appreciate Barney, one should hear him discuss- ing, and cussing, the Japanese Navy or the latest act of Congress. But the fundamental note of his character is struck when he gets behind a banana split. FHe eats em alive, ladies and gentlemen, with extraordinary voracity. WILLIAM ROY BARNES " Barney " " Roy " Quincy, III. I 214 Fencins 3, 2, 1, Numeral. 1 P. O. ' ■ar-SM BOPPO became involved in foreign entangle- ments when his father was U. S. consul in Regina. He retired, a confirmed Red Mike (mysogynist to you), from Canada to the Academy to nurse a broken heart. Subsequent peace con- ferences in Canada failed to effecta reconciliation, so Blossom had to lavish all his affection, and most of his money, on a crippled Chrysler. It took him five years to learn not to study unessentials, and it required almost as long to teach him that a four man room was a communistic state. He s rather mild mannered, but quick to defend his cherished rights against imposition. And don ' t ever tackle him with a sabre. He likes the things LYLE McKENZIE BLOHM ' Boppo " " Blossom " " Blondie Beardstown, 111. SLADE DEVILLE CUTTER " Slade " " Whataman " " Champ Oswego, III. SLADE was a pure farm lad ' til he came to Severn. His only vice was flute-playing, and his favorite pastime corn-husking. But evil companions. Navy Juniors, led him astray and taught him to chew tobacco and swear. Plebe Summer, Spike Webb thought he ' d make a good punching bag for the varsity heavyweights, but he turned out to be so fast that he practically realized his ambition of getting through every fight without having his hair mussed. This of course expedited dragging the O. A. O. after the fights. Slade has always been an ardent exponent of the ' strenuous life. " Even getting engaged Second Class Summer didn ' t calm him down. His strongest characteristic is volatility. FootbdII 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lacrosse 2, 1, N. 3 Stripes. 215 RICHARD McGOWAN " Dick " " Mac " Alexandria, Va. THIS is our Cavalier, Richard, from the land of Mint Juleps and Auld Lanse Syne. A true Southern gentleman, he is often inclined to the horizontal, possibly to save himself for the whirl- wind finish he usually makes at the end of a term. When the horizon seems darkest, however, and the identification of stars is almost impossible, his tenacity of purpose is a revelation; a natural bor- rower, he has been the increasing delight of his roommates, but his generosity more than makes up for this. Athletically, baseball has been his forte, although he is fond of wrestling. Genial, likeable, the possessor of many social graces, and a natural knack for forming friendships, have made knowing him, a constant source of pleasure. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, N . 1 P. O. Class Swimming 4, 3. 1 P. O. WELL, well, look who ' s here. Good Time Charlie. Naturally inclined to be just a bit lazy, or possibly born tired, he has difficulty finding time for the academics. He likes to read, play bridge, swim, quote Shakespeare, tell the same story twice — maybe three times, sing a song over and over, and has a secret desire to box. His philosophy consists of not worrying and never doing what you can get the other fellow to do for you. However, beneath a veneer of pre- tended carelessness, he thinks seriously (some- times). A good sense of humor, coupled with an amicable disposition, have made him a lot of friends. CHARLES HERMAN TURNER ' Good Time Charlie " " Sonny ' B. P. Savannah, Ga. 216 Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Reef Points StdFf 3, 2, 1. Editor 1. Log Stdtf 3, 2, 1. Lucky Ba 3 Staff 2, 1. 3 Stripes. THEY call him Ozzie, perhaps after Ozzie Nelson, but more likely because of his amus- ing neck contortions. You will usually find him standins there, swaying lightly to his softly and pleasantly crooned tune. Jack is a born im- personator. Entertaining, although we sometimes prefer his pantomime. He likes to dance; drags occasionally, but spends most of his time editing Reef Points or writing Log sports. Though he s steadfast in his sometimes radical opinions, he is easy to get along with and always has what one wants to borrow. A broken leg playing soccer Second Class Year stole an " N " from Ozzie. hlowever, in sports, he prefers basketball and big league baseball; ask some of his Plebes. JOHN GRENVILLE O ' HANDLEY " Jack " " Ozzie " " J. G. " Ridgewood, N. J. NORMAN HARRY MEYER 7 Norm came they didn t tieships. He " Norm " " Squarehead Mankato, Minn. CALLED by a weakne for bl- to see the world, nc have square portholes on tried football and boxijng, but a nose, Vijury ended a promising start Y gster Year. Si ie then, his enthusiasp |a|icV)bDility have kept him busy with Log sports LUting, Lucky Bag work, and making gadgets forrhe room. Squarehead is always ready to help anyone, especially wooden Plebes or classmates. His leaves are spent canoeing, hik- ing, or skiing when he isn ' t repairing the cars he drives home. Norm is quiet, has determined confidence in himself, enjoys eating, likes to drag now and then, and turns in at 8 o ' clock on the night before the Ordnance exam. Class Football 4, 3, 1. Boxing 3, NA. Business Manager Lucky Bag. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Hop Committee 1. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. 5 Stripes. 217 ;s Boxing Manager 4. 2 Stripes. JUDGING by the amount of mail he receives, Bill ' s absence from New England must be sadly bemoaned by many. New England ' s loss is our gain. Regardless of how warm it is, Mac always wears a sweater and a bathrobe, hie never drags or stags, but remains true to the O. A. O. at home; he is savvy enough to permit his turning in at 9:30 and still not drop below the third section. Wrestling and t rack have commanded his attention in athletics. Angel intends to take a commission in the Navy; we believe he s on the right track. JOSEPH PHILIP PLICHTA " Joe " West Allis, Wis. BELIEVING life on the bounding wave to be ideal for swimmers, Joe immediately sought out the pool, and during the last four years has almost daily splashed off two or three miles, until now he can ' t pass his running test. His crav- ing for chocolate covered cherries continually threatened " Weight vs. Diet, " but by training on lima beans he developed the necessary stamina for the long races. His besetting weakness was to de- velop constants to determine at a glance on which side of a 3.4 his average would be. Joe would have made a real snake, but was snatched from circulation during Youngster Cruise. He intends to take up aviation so that he can fly to Texas in odd moments. Rifle 4, 3, Numeral. Sv imming 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 1. 2 Stripes. WILLIAM ANGELL McMANUS " Bill " " Angel " " Mac " Holyoke, Mass. 218 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe., NEW York has IfceenMI ' s pl3 round, and to him it remain he one ciw; the others just happened. Growins uaf in that fast-mov- ing, hvely city mdSfhave infliJenced his sparkhng character. ApropG(s of atf J cs, Al tangled with the " hiam and Eglers. " Skating and swimming give him most plj candid exp _ _ cerning theliTies of ( le field. Never taking the time to delve into the«rnysterie5 of Ti?classics; still, his retentive memor plus an envV 3ble lot of ex- perience, make fwnjremarkably well informed on a wide variety of subjects. hHe talks rapidly, without the East-Side twang, and writes a small, skecthy, amazingly illegible hand with equal speed. He has a clear perspective and on, anc Jj s ' distinctli ynical con- ALBERT ROTH WlLDON " Al " Bronx, N. y. HUBERT BOYD HARDEN " Bert " " Herb " " Hugh " " Pete " Verdon, Neb. BEING raised on an isolated farm has one big advantage — it develops a healthy curiosity a- bout the world. Bert has spent four years satisfying that curiosity by getting a finger in every pie that ' s passed. He knows more of his class- mates than the Academy Register and feels at home at anybody ' s tea-fight. We ' re afraid Bert doesn ' t take women seriously. He ' s always dragging one — or another. And speaking of smooth lines, he must have gotten his from a book. Maybe two books — he not only has the nerve to read fairly good ones occasionally, but to claim he enjoys them. He plays a little tennis too, and football, but we still think his forte is throwing the Bull. Class Football 4, 3, 1. Class Tennis 2. Log Board 2, 1. Associate Editor Lucl y Bag 2, 1. |-Hop Committee 1. 4 Stripes. 219 Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Class Water Polo 3, 2. N Club. 1 P. o. EDWIN BYRON PARKER, JR. " Eb " " Bill " " The Kid " Sdn Francisco, Calif. BILL ' S tall, he ' s blond — though rapidly losing all vestige of this fact — and rather serious in manner. Neatness is one of his virtues and crew one of his joys. It can truly be said that few have worked more conscientiously than The Kid in this sport of " strong back and . " hHe has not startled the world with his academic prowess, but has managed to keep his studies well balanced. Since Plebe Year Eb ' s optimism has more than once helped us to bear up under this life behind the grim walls. hHis vision of the future holds a life in the Navy and a little home of his own in his native state of California. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. M. P. O. SENSING a call of the sea, this fighting fool from New York early chose the Navy as his goal. The academics have given Eli little trou- ble, and consequently he has had considerable time to devote to sports. The much coveted " N " was gained in soccer and divers other awards have fallen to his lot from other activities. Pugnacious to the nth degree, Eli considers a day without a fight a day lost, much to the exasperation of his more peace loving classmates. On week-ends he completely changes, however, becoming a snake of high calibre, hie is eager to be up and doing things,- Eli, the fighter! ELI THOMAS REICH " Eli " New York City, N. Y. 220 Cross Country 4, 3, 2, Numeral. Fencing 3, 2, 1, NA. Musical Club 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Strioes. THE first we saw of Ted was wfien he stag- Sered into 3313 under the weight of two huge bags of new equipment. He wore a broad grin hke a kid with a new toy. We ' ve hved with him for several years now and have learned his good points and shortcomings. There are lots of each. In spare time, when he isn t running cross country or pin-pushing, he is solving cryptograms, reading eight place log tables or doing Navigation problems for the fun of it. Youngster Year, he began to learn to play a guitar, much to everyone ' s discomfort. " A deeper study of the subject is beyond the scope of this text. " CLINTON ANDREW NEYMAN " Ted " " Gus " " Chaplain " Terre Haute, Ind. " ■ K T k ROBERT BELDEN KAIL " Bob " Orrville, Ohio HAVING set his heart on entering the Navy, he applied himself to the task, and suc- ceeded. Once in, he had some rather in- teresting skirmishes with the Academic Depart- ments for the first year and a half, but then he got the swing of the thing and has not been bothered much since, taking them all as they came. He is rather serious, but enjoys a bit of fun as well as the next. His two hobbies are dancing and drum- ming and he is drummer in the Ten. He is always dragging, and is never found without an O. A. O. Always ready to lend a helping hand, he has helped many a classmate out in any way he could N. A. 10 3, 2, 1. Musical Clubs 3, 2, 1. Drum and Bugle Corps Commander. 2 Stripes. 221 4 JOHN ANDREW HEATH " San " " Chic " " Johnny " Evanston, 111. YAM what I yam, " says this burly sandblower rom the middle west, who passed the height requirement by letting his hair grow. Johnny is a sailor by instinct, a Dago savoir by ability, and a snake by practice. He loves to drag, receive letters, run the Plebes, and especially to dream of a little home in the west with a little wife. He spends his odd moments sailing or making fine castings in the foundry. His vices include no-soap okes, borrowing stamps, and abomination of all blondes. To his credit, he has a fine disposition, a golden heart, and a will to " never say die. " Lucky Bag Staff 1. 1 Stripe. Rifle 3, 2, 1, NA. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1 . Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. NEED a radio fixed? Sparks devours anything in the radio field, especially QST maga- zines. In the spring, you II find him train- ing a crew for the sailing races. We suspect it was the urge to sail that brought Uncle John down to the sea and Annapolis. Dragging never greatly in- terested this ' Pennsylvania Wolunteer ' a hop takes away too much of his craved sleep. Besides dripping showers and writing letters, reveille is John ' s principal antipathy. If we all could only do our studying v hen asleep, as Okell must dol The Bull sessions on how the Navy should be run make us sure that " Curcuss " will crash through for the benefit of all hands. He won ' t need the " breaks " ; you can ' t keep a good sailor down. JOHN OKELL CURTIS ' Uncle John " " Okell " " Sparks ' Altoona, Pa. 222 Swimming 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 4, 1. 1 Stripe. THIS native of sunny Florida decided to join the Navy and see the world upon graduation from New Smyrna hdigh School. A year at hHampton Roads, and he forsook the free life for the trials of Plebe Year. Smitty managed to escape the pitfalls which await the unschooled Plebe, and served notice that the remaining three years would be smooth sailing. He believed that study- ing was a necessary evil, and should be indulged in only when required, hdis favorite indoor sport is reading. He will read almost anything, except the textbooks prescribed for the course. As for athletics, swimming provides for him the maximum of results with the minimum of effort. LLOYD ADDISON SMITH " Smitty " New Smyrna, Fla. HENRY CLAY TIPTON Tip Little Rock, Ark. COLLEGE? " Nuh-uh! " Work? " Nuh-uh! " Naval Academy? " Uh-huh! " And, being a staunch believer in the supremacy of will power over matter. Tip set his sights, loosened the clutches of his beloved state, joined the Navy, discarded same for the Academy, and behold — here he was! Tossed about by a chaotic Plebe Year, tried by the academic fire of Youngster Year, burdened with the dignities of " upperclassman. Tip still exulted; " Boy howdy! This is one grand place! " In spring and summer it ' s tennis. In fall and winter it ' s wrestling and reading. Between times, he defends his " wonder state " and advocates idealism. (Note; " Two sides to a question and Tip is always on the wrong side, sayeth his wives. " ) Up Anchor, Tip. Wrestling 2, 1, N. 2 Stripes. 223 :v « JAMES WHITE CROWTHER " Jim " " Red " Longmeadow, Mass. JIM likes to fiddle with firearms, and fiaving served his apprenticeship with a hunting rifle, he decided to drop down to the Academy to see if these stories about the big guns were true. Though not exactly a savoir, he has had no difficulty in standing high in subjects relating to things explosive. For recreation he goes over to the rifle range, and has won his bull ' s eye and bronze medal for excellence in target practice. Jim is very determined in his views, but has the courage of his convictions, as arguments in bull sessions have demonstrated, h is interest in small mechanical gadgets is manifested in the automatic door stop he devised Second Class Year. Rifle 2, 1, Numeral. Lucky Bas Staff 1. 1 P. O. Class Football 4. 1 P. O. WhHAT did the market do today, h orace? If you will stick around long enough you will hear all about trends, averages, earnings, quotations, etc., for our h orace is quite a devotee of the stock market and spends much of his time browsing through financial magazines and studying charts. hHis athletic ambitions were stifled Plebe Year by a football injury and since then he has been limited to daily workouts in the gym. hHe indulges in these with great gusto, but seems to add weight faster than he can take it off. Other interests lie in the fairer sex. hHorace seems to have remarkable success with little trouble,- we wonder how he does it; maybe it ' s the smile. hHe is not a snake, though, and is seldom seen at Carvel. HORACE CHRISTOPHER LAIRD, JR. " Horace " " Horse " Norfolk, Va. y : 224 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Log Board 1. Trident Staff 2, 1. M. P. O. JACK is a worldly cosmopolitan who boasts of having actually lived in Newport, Washing- ton, Los Angeles, Charleston,- he is a deep water sailor who has " crossed the line " and visit- ed such far oH places as New Zealand, hie has faced academic subjects with supreme and master- ful indifference and has toyed with the all-power- ful two five as a lady plays with a glove. hHow- ever, adversity has not dulled his determination, and he clings to his motto " The first five years ere the hardest. " During the fall of 1933 Fergy won the Colonel Robert M. Stoopnagle trophy for get- ting the highest multiple in dragging blind. His ability to mix good mint juleps has won him a place on our list of people to have in the party. " JOHN NORWOOD FERGUSON, JR. " Jack " ' Fergy ' Waynesville, N. C. CHARLES LYLE HARRIS, JR. " Charlie " " Chuck " Los Angeles, Calif. WHEN this curly haired Casanova breezed into port, the lure of the sea gave us another naval officer the fleet can be proud of. Charlie ' s diversified philosophy is wel- comed in any conversation,- his pleasing disposi- tion has made scores of friends. Not on really friendly terms with the Academic Departments, he has battled them to a finish and emerged the victor. He has contributed toward winning the Harvard Shield. No Radiator Club for Charlie. Any wintry evening you ' ll find him enjoying anything musical from syncopated rhythm to grand opera. As a songster, Charlie has passed many happy hours in the Glee Club and Musical Club shows. Here ' s hoping we ' ll meet again somewhere in the Fleet, Charlie. Class Lacrosse 2, 1. Boxing 2, N umera Cross Country 2, Numeral. Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 225 JOSEPH EDWARD DOUGHERTY ■•Doc " " Ned " Philadelphia, Pa. MEET Doc! There he is, flat on his back in bed. You ' ll have to come asain to see him move. Sure, he moves — not fast enough to make formation on time, but you should see him " rassel,- " he ' s the " champeen " of our county, and captain of our Navy team. He also eads the soccer team into action. More about him? Well, his management of " affaires d ' amour " is masterful. His Irish luck makes him winner in all battles of academics, romance, athletics, and wit. He knows everyone — all hands like and respect the little feller. He doesn ' t know where he ' s go- ing; but he gets there. And any time there ' s fun or excitement, there ' s a man in the middle of it — that ' s our Ned! Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 1. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 2, 1 Lacrosse 2, 1, N A. N. Club. M. P. O. 226 Turned back January, 1935. M sick! " — That ' s Southie the Florida Gator who can ' t stand the frio. With each snow storm, he vanishes to the hospital, and returns with the above expression when he tries catching up in his studies. Scholastically, Pug is worth a three-one. Athletically, he is worth a good 3.4; personality more than bilges that, but as a " rotten punster " he ' s a rather ratey four-point-0. ' 35 was intro- duced to Miami ' s amateur " champeen " a few days after his entrance — three straight knockouts. But unfortunately his pugilistic career came to an ab- rupt but sad ending hen injuries forced him to hang up the gloves for the last time. We all missed seeing Duke perform as a " Webbman. JAMES JUUEN SOUTHERLAND, " Pug " " Duke ' " Southie " Miami, Fla. I i i Football 4, 3, Numeral. Wrestling Manager 1. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. T 2 Stripes. HE man below is gentleman Gene, Here are his lines — don ' t read between: A Football lover, Gene started well. But an injured knee had its story to tell. A turn to art with charcoal and paint, Partly killed sadness of athletic restraint. Outside activities helped out the cause. Lucky Bag advertising permits but slight pause. From the potato state, his weak spot ' s the West; Just mention the Rockies and look out for his chest. With diary and letters and typewriter too. Red always finds plenty of writing to do. The time put in study is worthy of note. For Gene, " A man ' s man, " is a fitting quote. EUGENE WHITNEY SHELLWORTH " Gene " " Shell " " Red " Boise, Ida. . RICHARD HOUGHTON BURNS " Dick " " Dutch " Willmar, Minn. WE cannot venture to say what called Dick from his " Land of the Sky-blue Waters. " But he has made his record here. This rugged sandblower, with his " devil may care " attitude, pleasant grin and air of independence, has made many friends. Dreams of future travel, adventure, and leave, together with the happy faculty of extricating himself from one femme ' s clutch to fall willingly into another ' s, have left Dutch little time for academics, but somehow he has managed to end up on the right side of a 2.5. He started football upon entrance; Youngster Year found him under a varsity helmet, and spectacular playing rewarded him yv tU the team ' s captaincy his last year. ■• FootbdIU, 3, 2, 1, N . Capt ain 1. Basketball 4, Numeral. " N " Club. 1 P.O. 227 h H JOHN ADRIAN HACK " Johnny Cleveland, Ohio ERE he is: 6 natural savoir, Who has a lot to live for,- Above all a born sleeper — He would make a sood lishthouse keeper, For then his unearthly snore, Would vainly cope with the ocean ' s roar. A cheery whistle with his work, A lingering smile, a quirk. That marks him so debonair. And well-known to the ladies fair. Yet, listen to his philosophy, And find him as deep as is the sea. Spring brings the call of track; He goes out just for the fun, And lets the other fellow run, While he enjoys the balmy sun. That browns his shirtless back. Class Track 4. L09 Staff 3, 2, 1 Press Gang 1. M. P. O. 228 Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . N Club. M. P. O. UNPARALLELED in history were rollicking Don Juan, amorous Casanova. Neither so prominent in Middy Evil chronicles as Stephen, silent philosopher, fountain of fickleness, he is a connoisseur of femininity. Weekly he stalks Carvelwards, lest a sweet damsel pass these parts unnoticed, unaffected by the lure of his long silken eyelashes. Secluded within his curly head lies the vision of an ideal, in search of whom he reads eternally. Yet athletics command much of his time. Daily he fed on soccer and lacrosse, waxed and grew stronger, muscles bulged, and correspond- ence with the outside world became less frequent. Moody, temperamental, congenial, prone to pry futilely into the future, Steve is always just Steve. STEPHEN HENRY GIMBER " Steve " " Poochy " Philadelphia, Pa. Class Cross Country 4. Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 1 . Company Soccer 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. FROM: His wife. To: Whom it may concern. Via: Lucky Bag. Subject: M. S. Schmidlins. Temperamental, jovial, witty, dreamy, idealis- tic, sensitive — all attempt to describe this Brook- lynite (of which he is not proud). Few sports have evaded his participation, he having attempted everything from soccer to leading the light brigade in the pistol gallery. The femmes were void during Plebe Year, but with attractions in Washington and New York he soon traveled the " way of all flesh. " - e delights in keen argument and is the center of attack by his wife, who brings him at ends with the world. But never do the lights go out without his cheery " Buenas Noches. MATTHEW STELZNER SCHMIDUNG " Matt " " Max " " Brighteyes " Brocklyn, N. Y. JOHN FREDERICK MANN " Jack " " Stooge " Philadelphia, Pa. FROM: His wife. To: Whom it may concern. Via: Lucky Bag. Subject: John FrederickMann. What an athlete, what a musician, what a snake, and what a Mann! Has an engaging personality which makes him the center of a large group of friends. Good, especially in the fields of tennis, femmes, and music; hence his Philadelphia conceit. Delights in platonic friendships and in running people to the consternation of those having O. A. O ' s. Worst characteristic is an absolute lack of imagination where air castles and revolu- tionary inventions drz concerned. Anxiously a- waits " Taps, " which he considers the best part of the day, but usually jumps the gun by falling asleep over the texts. Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 1. Squash 4, 3, 2, 1. ■ ' N " Club 3, 2, 1 N. A. 10 3, 2,1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Cheer-Leader 1. 1 Stripe. 229 WALTER ADDISON MOORE, JR. " Tex " " Walt " Port Arthur, Tex. THOUGH he has adjusted himself easily to Navy life, Tex says that he didn ' t realize what a great place home was until he left it. An ardent member of the radiator club, he neverthe- less manages to get out for a little B-squad football during the fall. Walt likes to dance, distrusts all women. He is regulation, makes good marks, is inclined to be rather reserved, takes life and studies seriously, and tends toward sarcasm and pessimism. Tex becomes a new man at the end of Ac Year and during leave. Football 4, 3, 2, NA. 3 Stripes. Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Boxing 4, 3, Numeral Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Company C. P. O. OZZIE breezed into Annapolis with a cheerful, self-confident air about him and has managed to retai n that attitude ever since, despite the hard knocks from the Executive and Academic Departments. He is at his best in the bull sessions. He has a flair for romance, can be found snaking at almost every social event. The special weakness at present is in the Baltimore vicinity. Norm enjoys taking it on the chin in a boxing ring or in a good free-for-all. He has an absorbing interest in the Navy ' s fast scouting planes. He ' ll be flying high someday. NORMAN MILLARD OSTERGREN " Norm " " Ozzie " Great Falls, Mont. 230 ,r r Wrestling 4, 3, Numeral. 1 P. O. PARGY started his career at the Naval Acad- emy by sleeping through reveille his first morn- ing as a Plebe. Plebe Year was fruit, but being ratey at heart, he soon found himself at grips with the uppercldssmen. Graduation morning saw a pack of Youngsters after him, it is his boast that they never got within an inch of the skin they would have loved to touch. Pargy never takes anything seriously, least of all his studies. Much of his time is spent in writing letters and sleeping. A loyal pal, he will lend you his last dime — as easily as he ' d borrow your last one from you. RAFAEL PARGAS ' Pargy " " Blank File ' Manila, P. I. GILBERT LaCOSTE RODIER, JR. " Bert " Washington, D. C. F you should happen to hear a shower running and someone singing in a deep bass voice, guess that the " singer in the rain " is Bert and you ' ll likely be right. F e has been found engaging in this favorite indoor pastime often. This attribute placed him in the choir soon after entrance, and he has been the dehght of Professor Crosley ever since. He has devoted his pugilistic abilities to the betterment of the boxing squad. A good game of tennis is another outlet for his energy, but when he wants to think hard he turns to chess. Bert is right at home in the bull sessions,- he argues well. A good lawyer he ' d make. Class Football 4, 2, 1. Boxing 4, Numera Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. MP. O. 231 •V Boxing 4, Numeral. 1 P. O. JAMES HARVEY BROWN " Brownie " " Senator " Jimmy Chamberlain, S. D. MR. Speaker! Mr. Speaker! The senator from South Dakota has the Floor. Brownie would rather read Time Magazine and keep apace with the world ' s affairs any day than to learn to " sketch and describe " steam pumps and recoil mechanisms. He enjoys arguments on weighty questions of the day, and his outspoken- ness and frankness in these has sometimes put him in a tight position. For outside activities Senator has turned to staff work on the literary organiza- tions, not to mention a brief membership on the sub squad. Water holds an interest for him, be it to drink, swim in, or sail on, and when there is a stiff breeze blowing one may readily expect to find Jimmy " heelin ' ' er 6ver " on the bay. Lucl y Bas Staff 2, 1. Trident Staff 3, 2, 1. Reef Points Staff 2, 1. M. P. O. WHEN the main gate closed behind him for the first time Plebe Summer it was nothing new to George, for he had already seen two years in the Service. When, at one of our first Bull recitations, the Prof announced that one out of every three of us would be missing on gradua- tion day, Georgie looked at two sitting near him and asked " Whi ch of you two will it be? " As a lover of boxing, he works out at the punching bag in the gym every afternoon and oc- casionally reads boxing story magazines. And in the bull sessions Georgie can t be beat. GEORGE ALVIN CRAWFORD " George " " Georgie Lone Tree. la. 232 Wrestling 3, 2, Numeral. 1 Stripe. A FTER a year at South Dakota A. M., Harvey decided that he would hke to become one ' ' of the spoiled and pampered pets of a vot- ing nation. In his four years here he has shown a larse capacity for industry; though not a savoir, the Acs have never bothered him. A confirmed Red Mike, Wally likes to lie around in his room redd- ing a Cosmo or Colliers. Do not think for once that he belongs to the Radiator Club, though, for he spends his afternoons working out in the wrest- ling loft. tHe has been an ideal roommate for he will give you his last inch of toothpaste and bor- rows only when necessary. HARVEY SANBORN WALSETH ' Harvey " " Wally " Clear Lake, S. D. EDWIN HARVEY HEADLAND " Harvey " Fargo, N. D. FROM a land where the sea is only a legend comes this aspirant to Annapolis and the Navy. Harvey has experienced several tussels with the Academic Departments, but the end of each term has found him among those present. In his spare time he has worked to build up the Cut Exchange. Socially, Harvey is an asset at any gathering, be it a bull session, a dance, a sailing party, or a rumble seat, for he is not only good natured, friendly, and tactful, but is a true " bon vivant " of the naval school. We hope to meet him again at sea someday. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Cut Exchange 4, 3, 2, 1. Log Staff 1 M. P. O. 233 WARREN JOSEPH BETTENS " Joe " " Betts " San Diego, Calif. JOE came to us from a Navy town and a Navy family, and woe betide him who would dis- cuss the shortcomings of our Service in his presence. hHe has shown that he is willing to work for what he wants, and usually gets it. Academics come easy to Betts, leaving plenty of time for him to expound his practical and theoretical ideas at the sessions. A rare combination of common sense and an active brain has won the respect of many, and there are few who would attempt to better him at the gentle art of repartee. This is a man ' s school and a man ' s life, and Joe has proven him- self d man — a man ' s man. 1 P.O. 1 P. O. ONE June morning the first Barham to head north since the Battle of Gettysburg, landed in Annapolis. Carrying with him more stories than a traveling salesman, and being somewhat of a card shark besides. Slim soon dom- inated the bull sessions. A good athlete, but a little too lazy to walk to the gym, the Radiator Club enrolled him as a member. Once past the terrors of the dravving room, he proceeded to coast over the academics. A sweet little Louisiana girl is the thing that Slim is proudest of, and the letters that have passed between them would reach from here to Timbuctoo. Whether to return home and be- come a Southern Planter or to stick with the Navy is a question he has not yet decided, but, being selfish, we hope he does the latter. EUGENE ALEXANDER BARHAM " Slim " Oak Ridge, La. 234 Lucky Bds Staff 1. 1 P. O. WITH somewhat of regret, Gator solemnly shook the dust of Florida from his feet and slowly ambled through gate Three. The iron doors shut on another who had chosen a Naval career. Virgie is the best publicity agent East of the Mississippi; he always has the dope. hie plays a good hand of bridge and leads all the bull sessions, besides being a football and baseball player of no mean ability. Those who have spent four years by the Bay with him, know and appreci- ate him for what he is, and value his friendship highly, hde leaves unchanged by his four years with the exception of the loss of a few more hairs from his noble pate. EDGAR DUDLEY VESTEL, JR. " Gator " " Virgie " " Ybor " Tampa, Fla. THOMAS DONALD SHRIVER " Whitey " " Axel " " Tom " Cincinnati, Ohio VAS you effer in Zinzinnati? " To Whitey, the home town and paradise are one and the same. How he ever managed to tear himself from this wonder city is a mystery as yet unsolved. He prefers blondes, is a heart-breaker on leave, a smooth dancer, and occasionally (alas!) a crooner. Football invokes an active participation on his part. There may be others who spend more of their time asleep, but there are none who take more delight in this sport than he does. Tom is a good wife, not even complaining when his last towel disappears. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Press Gang 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. 235 Lacrosse 4, Numeral. Battalion C. P. O. WARREN WILSON ARMSTRONG ■ ' Willie " " Army " " Blatz " Bloomington, III. HEAR strange phrases; " now take the Chicago Cubs, there ' s a team for you, " " boy, there is nothing like a redhead, " or " hope I get my 2.9 constant in Dago this month. " There you have a cross section of our boy Warren. ' Vou have read on the preceding pages of men whose pens have been wielded wisely and well, of men wvho have put out plenty for Navy, of men who have carried the Blue and Gold to victory in the realm of the fairer sex. Warren has performed all these deeds, but with a style all his own. For example, for three years Warren has knocked over dummies for Rip Miller, and kept the blankets warm. There ' s a little bit of Warren in nearly every good roommate, but only Warren is all Warren. Class Football 4, 2, 1. Class Lacrosse 4, 3. Lacrosse 1, Numeral. 2 Stripes. MISSOURI must be a heavenly place to live in, if one is to believe Mac ' s high pres- sure salesmanship talks about the " you ' ve got to show me " state. hHe loves to argue. Often we have heard him argue high tariff, the principles of the hammer and sickle, the cause of the common man, and the platform of the G. O. P., all of which are somehow supposed to fit together. He still decrys the lack of guts on the part of the British at the Battle of Jutland. Virg is a great accumu- lator, his trash box harboring, among other things, cross word puzzles, jig saw sets, ping pong out- fits, best sellers, electrical equipment, coins and medals. The sub squad, of which he is a charter member, furnishes an outlet for his physical prowess. CHARLES VIRGIL McQUARY " Virg " " Mac " Bethany, Mo. 236 I Company C. P. O. D WIGHT has earned the distinction of being the champion lender in the Resiment. Those needing anything from skags to skivvies seem to come to him. The Acs have always pursued him, and Youngster Math almost had him down, but in the end he came out, as usual, on the top side. The femmes would call him a snake,- he takes ' em or leaves em, however, as his inclinations dictate. He has not distinguished himself in athletics, but could not rightfully be called a Radiator Club member, either. It ' s a forgone con- clusion that if the Navy doesn ' t get the Governor, politics will. DWIGHT LYMAN MOODY ' Dan ' l " " Governor " Williamsburg, Ky. %. WARREN EUGENE OLIVER " Buddy " " OIlie " Fayetteville, Ark. WARREN comes from the state whose name has so oft been spoken on our lips in reference to that Middie-famed man-o ' - war. His worst battles here have been with the Medicos. OIlie was determined to remain despite his blindness, so he learned to sniff out the letters on the sheet in lieu of reading them. A couple years of trial showed up the perseverance in him. Athletic inclinations have led him to the boat house, where he pulls a sturdy oar. He has never had difficulty in keeping out of the red in academ- ics. His ready smile has earned him many friends. Crew 2, 1, Numeral. Class Football 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. ■■£■■ S. R. B. P. M. P. O. 237 CHARLES WILLARD CONSOLVO " Coco " " Bubber ' " Connie Norfolk, Vd. THE lure of the sea was too great, so Coco left tfie Army to come here and show them he didn ' t have to march like the infantry. He showed them that and more. Like all true sons of Virginia, he is a snake. His pleasing Southern manner has won him a multitude of friends. Youngster Year found him skirmishing with the Dago Department but he came out on top,- and, since then, academics have held no terrors for him. He performs well in any sort of athletics but doesn ' t like regularity, so is not among the regu- lars. Here ' s hoping you continue as successfully as you have begun, Coco. Class Gym 3. Soccer 1, Numeral Reception Committee 2. 1 Stripe. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, NA. Wrestling 2, NA. Class Water Polo 3. 2 Stripes. FOURyears ago Lou packed his grip, said good- bye to the waving wheat fields of Kansas, and came east to try his luck at the U. S. N. A. Since then, academics have been the least of his worries, for he finds ample time to read the Cosmo and Collier ' s. He is anything but a Red Mike, and girls with hair the color of ripening Kansas corn can always find a place in his heart. Wrestling is his major sport, but he finds interest in pole vault- ing and lacrosse, with a bridge game thrown in now and then. His pleasing personality has won him many friends and will continue to do so as long as he wears his never ending smile. LOWIS HOWARD MILLS ' Lou ' ' Jew " " Lowis Corning, Kan. 238 Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Business Manager 1. Bugle Corps C. P. O. 1 Stripe. COOL, colorful Colorado wasn ' t large enough to hold this sandblower. A sud- den desire to descend to sea level placed him here. Always securing until the last month and then calling his shots with hair raising accuracy, hHarry nonchalantly conquered Math and Thermo, hlis business and inventive ability have lead him to be interested in balancing the Log ' s budget and in materializing his ideas in the machine shop or foundry. Soon after entrance, his heart went out to a certain pretty Annapolis Miss, and there it has remained ever since. We shall miss hHarry ' s humorous nonsense, but beneath this we know there is a little package of trinitrotoluene just waiting for graduation. HARRY IRA KINTZ " hlik " " San " Fairplay, Colo. 0 LLOYD CHRISTIAN BROGGER " Lloyd " " Swede " Butterfield, Minn. MINNESOTA sent us material for a five striper, but Lloyd prefers a 2 P.O ' s free- dom. The fresh water lakes didn ' t satisfy, and the call of the briny deep brought him east. He and the academics had a close battle during the first year and a half, but he turned into a savoir subsequently. He finds time to tear his radio apart now and then and to keep up with the latest literature. Good books and blondes get equal attention from him. Swede enjoys Log work and does a creditable job of editing when called upon. Lacrosse, basketball and swimming furnish his exercise. Always ready to make a fourth at bridge or to drag that extra girl, Lloyd is " present ' when a feller needs a friend. Class Lacrosse 3. Log Staff 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2. 1 P. O. 239 EDWIN STANTON BEGGS, JR. " Bud ' Alhambrd, Calif. BUD hails from California, but judge fiim not too fiarshly, for two years in the Service be- fore coming to the Naval Academy have helped remove the stigma of being a " native son. Carefree and almost always broke, he still man- ages to drag to all the hops — and seldom the same girl. Study hours dre reading hours for Bud. It s a common sight to see him going from room to room borrowing the latest magazines. Yet, he ' s never been unsat! Sports have always occupied Bud s afternoons, and one will find him managing the basketball team or playing with the " ham and eggers; " that is, unless the sub squad is in session. Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 2. Company Soccer 2, 1. Basketball Manager 1. 1 Stripe. Cross Country 2, 1, Numeral. Boxing 3, 2, 1, Numeral. 1 P. O. A ND in this corner, ladies and gentlemen, we - have Battling Bob, the Behemoth of the ' Bronx. " As a disciple of Spike Webb, Bob has become a hard man to put down (with fist, bull, or bottle), hie can be found almost any day practicing his two chief vices, viz., griping and memorizing radio advertising blurbs. At first the Acs chased him hard, but since Youngster Year he has managed without difficulty to keep out of the red. Bob ' s a ladies ' man; the women may be the ruin of him yet. ROBERT BOILING KELLY " Bob " New York City, N. Y. 240 Class Track 4. Trident Society 2. 1 Stripe. t " HYAH, kid; let ' s play some bridse. " That ' s our Wal. Just yvait until he sets his smokes, and those confounded matches. Wally, the heavy browed poet, is a classically inclined person who continually writes, reads or draws, even be- fore reveille. Hops are popular with him. hHe has a varied collection of pipes befittins his rank — connoisseur of tobacco, is sarcastic yet mild, fickle yet bashful. A deep thinker who only glances at lessons, takes nothing too seriously, we look to see Wdlly make good. Possessor of a jolly, en- couraging manner, his natural adaptability has made him well liked. HENRY WALLACE BOUD " Bood " " Wdlly " Cranford, N. J. JAMES MEEK WOLFE, JR. " Lobo " " Wolfy " " Jim " White Sulphur Springs, Mont, IF you ' ve ever seen Lobo on a Monday morning, you have seen that much discussed phenomenon — a dream walking. Any Monday morning will do, for his week-day workouts both in the gym and with the Acs keep him out of condition for the week-end ' s social whirl. But he ' s a glutton for punishment. During study hours when he isn t bon- ing, he is writing letters. Tidiness and unassuming cordiality are not at all what one would expect from a combination of Edison and Don Juan; you would have to know Senor Lobo in order to ap- preciate him. Class Wrestling 3, 2. Class Football 4. Expert RiFleman. 2 Stripes. 241 SAM COLBY LOOMIS, JR. " Sam " " Moxie " Aurora, HI. SAM has blond hair, stubborn blue eyes, a square ja , and a well-knit figure. hHis chin and eyes are consistent with his character, but he can smile, and seldom gripes. Wherever he got his practical disposition we ' ll never know. It must be the mark of the non-savoir. Juice, Steam, Math and Bull all had their fling at Moxie, but his anchor section end-of-term boning and prayers to Tecumseh pulled him through. An oft spoken study hour wish is " Boy, I wish I were in Philly. " It seems as though blondes are favored by Moxie. " They can ' t do that to us. " 1 50 Lb. Crew 3, 2, 1 . Wrestling 2. 2 Stripes. FootbdII 3, 2, 1, NA. Boxing 3, 2, NA. Class Track 3, 2, 1. Lacrosse 3, 2, 1, N . 2 Stripes. WhIAT, no letter from my dark-eyed girl? " Another week-end ruined. But she ' s only one of the many. Swede never lets them bother him,- in fact, he may be too dom- ineering, but they seem to come back for more. He has a perfect build and can use it in almost all forms of athletics. When curious he makes no bones about his queries. Independence is hHut ' s outstanding characteristic. hHe likes operas and high-brow literature, can shoot the breeze about anything and everything,- should have been a sales- man. During Second Class Summer Swede spent a peaceful night aboard a P3M anchored in the bay and came back with a big story about the moon. " C ' mon, let ' s go sailing. " HAROLD HENRY LARSEN " Swede " " Hut " Collingswood, N. J. 242 Los Staff 2, 1. 1 Stripe. IITTLE Clifford iids many loves, the more im- I portant being fishins, pipes, blondes, and —— arguments. The Academy granted him httle opportunity for the first, but the others have not been slighted by his academic career. hHe has an aversion to Math, crooners and long Steam drills. Reading, writing, and nautical subjects interest him. Hz drags to every hop and enjoys it (ap- parently). Cliff has a tendency to be critical, al- though he is quiet if not baited, hie fears that his hair is falling out (it is), never gets enough sleep, and eats enough for several people. You will find him joking occasionally but more often inclined to be serious. Cliff. " The Virginian. CLIFFORD SMITH FOSTER, JR. " Cliff " " Scottie " Norfolk, Va. DARIUS WHITMER PATTERSON " Pat " " Whit " Rushville, Ind. ON almost any afternoon in the fall or spring you will see Pat stretching his short legs in running some long-legged galoot in cross county and the half mile. During the winter season he will be found enjoying a workout in basketball, teaching a few aspirants lessons in the game. Academics gave Whit a good fight during Plebe Year; he attacked them fearlessly, emerged the victor, and has kept well ahead of the precious 2.5 ever since. FHe ' s not a Red Mike, but no girl has hit him for a long count yet. FHe inclines to quantity, believing in safety in numbers. As to Plebes, " to hell with them, " says Pat, " 1 can ' t be bothered with dumb freshmen. " Tracl 3, 2, 1, NA. Cross Country 4, 3, 2, 1, NA, Soccer 4, Numeral. 1 P. O. 243 JOEL ARCHIBALD DAVIS, JR. " Joe " " Jo-Jo " Babylon, N. Y. JOE began his military life at Bordentown Military Institute. Upon coming to the Naval Academy, he fell into the routine of Academy life easily. A seafaring life was nothing new to him, for he had spent some time at sea in the merchant marine before landing in Crabtown. hlis athletic energy has been absorbed by football and swimming, while that of music has been devoted to the choir. Women are one of his unfailing weak- nesses, along with all of the latest dance hits. Joe has been just one of the boys; anything is yours for the asking providing he has it to give, including griping at the Navy and the world in general. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Mandolin Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Glee Club 4. 3 Stripes. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Battalion C. P. O. SMOOThI? Just look at him, gals. The com- plexion doesn ' t lie. He used to blush at one and all but the habit seems to have outgrown him now. His sunny disposition and carefree man- ner will get our Johnny almost anywhere he wants to go, and he ' s usually going there — No. 9 Porter Road. There are times, however, when Rosie has to stay at home and burn the midnight oil to main- tain his usual jump ahead of the Academic De- partments. About twice each year he can be seen wandering around with a puzzled look; he is pulling sat. Jack ' s favorite pastime is bridge. JOHN HENRY THEIS ' Johnny " " Jack " ' Rosie Orange, N. J. 244 Football 4, 3, 2, NA. Track 4, 3, NA. Boxing 4, 3, 2, NA. Mandolin Club 3, 2. Log Staff 4, 3. 1 Stripe. FORDHAM with all Its doctors ' desrees could- n ' t cloud Pep ' s visions of himself as a marine officer, and so he came breezing into Anna- polis determined to become one. hie is an art critic par excellence, the sort of a snake who can accumulate a string of 4.0 photographs without half trying. Besides being a guitar strummer, Monee has given vent to his athletic inclinations in football, track and boxing. Although academics have always been things just to be tolerated by him, he has spent some weeks curiously wondering if he would again grace the Steam and Juice trees. Pep ' s brogue goes over big in any bull session. MARCUS RAMON PEPPARD, JR. " Pep " " Monee " New York City, N. Y. JOHN HOLBROOK EICHMANN " Eich " " Ichabod " " Johnny " Boise, Ida. CONSIDER the possibility of a gifted in- tellect, graced with congenial good humor, a friendly smile, and you have Idaho ' s solution of what a gentleman ought to be. The endless tramp of the wooden in search of the light has worn a deep beaten track to his desk. Being Advertising Manager of the Lucky Bag has occu- pied much of his time,- odd moments are consumed in fiddling around with radios and old code sets. Ichabod enjoys writing letters, double-times back to his room after class to receive answers to same. h e waxes poetic when a full moon comes up over the trees. Soft, dreamy music makes him think of the girl(s) back home. Crew 4, 3, Numeral. Advertising Manager Lucky Bag Hop Committee 1. Star 4, 2,1. 4 Stripes. 245 WALKER ANDREW SETTLE, JR. " Wds " Seattle, Wash. A NAVY Junior, Walker came to the Acad- emy with considerable knowledge of Navy life. He has taken sincere interest in the academic work in order to prepare himself well for a career in the Navy. Outside of pro- essional work. Was is a disciple of Izaac Walton, n that he likes fishing, swimming, boating, and hiking. For him, a book filled with nothing but blueprints of small boats holds more of interest than all of the current popular fiction magazines combined. Swimming for gym drill during the cold winter months held no horrors for him, because it was one of his favorite pastimes. Walker ' s air of cheerful enthusiasm makes him an excellent room- mate. Fencing 4, Numeral. Outdoor Rifle 3, 2, Numerai. G. P. O. Outdoor Rifle 2, 1, Numeral. Soccer 4, 3, Numeral. 1 P. O. A L is a quiet, unobtrusive individual who came from the Navy, retaining the blue- ' ' jacket ' s insight in sizing up a man. A common-sense outlook towards life in the Naval Academy has helped to make the bumps smoother. hHe has an interst in Math and Juice and a calm acceptance of the necessary evils of Bull and long- winded Ordnance descriptions. hHowever, the impression that one receives of a stolid Swede is quickly removed when pitted against him on the athletic field, especially soccer. During the winter, Al keeps busy playing billiards or practising on his piano-accordion. It is conceded that he is an excellent billiard player, but as a musician — ? ALBERT LEONARD ISBERG " Al " Tomahawk, Wis. 246 M. P. O. WITH the levees of the Red River as a playground, it was only natural for Kirk to dream of the " men v ho go down to the sea in ships. " Academics and such necessities worried him little,- possessed of a mathematical mind and a reasoning power above average, we find him standing high in his class. Kirk has all the sterling qualities of which all Southerners are so proud. A fighter and a square-shooter, neither a dreamer nor conventionalist, he is cool and easy going, in short, a man you like to have around in a tight place. To say that the Navy has found a good man to uphold its traditions and standards is not stretching the point. RALEIGH CRITTENDEN KIRKPATRICK, JR. " Kirk ' " Boyce, La. THOMAS ROBERT MACKIE " Cupid " " Mac " " Tom " Duluth, Minn. yOU ' VE never seen him angry,- if he gets that way, Cupid doesn ' t show it. Forever smiling, always ready to help the other fellow, Tom has won himself a place in the hearts of all with whom he has come in contact. He came to the Academy a wide eyed Plebe with ambitions to get ahead, plenty of natural ability, and a love for order and accuracy. These qualities enabled him to stand well up in his class. Tom is conscientious, industrious, and sincere. His biggest fault, if it may be called such, is over generosity. He is al- ways ready to do practically anything for his friends, often to his own disadvantage. To a fine pal and a good roommate, good luck! 1 P. O. 247 ROMONDT BUDD " Rosy " " Rosemont " Belleville, N. J. Rosy came bouncing into the Navy, fresh from an extended tour of the Western World via the merchant marine, and fully expecting to see the remainder from a battle-wagon. Of course the lad was disappointed at being locked up on a few acres, but he has managed to push most of his amazing vitality into academics. Admittedly an ex- pert on things feminine, he has diagnosed many a seemingly ingenious wile of ladies and made it appear quite elementary, at least to his own satis- faction. Rosy is a professed lover of literature, but still finds time for things mechanical. In sports, boxing, swimming and tennis are the preferred ones. Boxins 4, 1, Numeral. 2 Stripes. 1 P. O. NAVY born and bred, Xavier came to us with the spirit of the Service deeply em- bodied in his makeup. Since childhood the ambition to become a naval officer has been domi- nant, hie has lived on naval stations all of his life and is quite determined to stay in the Navy the rest of his life. Zerk is nonchalant under all cir- cumstances; the only thing that causes him any ex- citement is the fairer sex, but of late his attitude in this respect has shown a marked change. A lover of the poetic art, he is endowed with a practical as well as an imaginative mind. For recreation he enjoys tennis, learned in sunny California. FRANCIS XAVIER MAHER " Xavier " " Zerk " Vallejo, Calif. 248 Hi ' Soccer 4, 3, 2, NA. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Editor-in-Chief Log 1. Quarterdeck Society 3, 2, 1. M. P. O. H ERE ' S a versatile man for you — athlete, spokesman, writer, Sunday School Super- intendent, and student in the last month of each term. Before applying himself however, he must climb his quota of trees. Red is widely trav- eled in both the realm of literature and the realm of reality. EHe enjoys books of all types, but not always to the benefit of his academics. He has gone far in the world already, having circum- navigated the earth two and a half times, but he continues to point with pride to his birthplace, the Land of the Morning Calm. LLOYD HAROLD SNYDER, JR. " Spike " " Red " " Spinoza " Songdo, Korea GEORGE ALBERT O ' CONNELL, JR. " Dode " " Lefty " Fort Leavenworth, Kan. GATHER round, ye Middies, if you wanna hear all about river rats in Kansas, riots of Honolulu, or even the more applicable topic of dragging. Were it not for the valuable service on the swimming team and Log staff, (to- gether with a little correspondence with the fair sex), occupying what time the Ac Department doesn ' t require of him, here would be an ideal Speaker of the House, especially with his concise knowledge of politics. But Navy won over Con- gress in taking Dode into its ranks, and went fur- ther to show that it does not take an Act of Con- gress to make gentlemen of Navy men. Truly, Dode is the Army ' s greatest contribution to the Navy. Swimming 4, 2, NumeraL Lacrosse 4, 3, Numera Trident Staff 1. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. Lucl y Bag Staff 2, 1. Quarterdecl Society 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 1 ?• • 249 EDWARD LAWRENCE ADAMS " Peanut " " Conozco " Lynchburs, Va. WOMEN! Women! Women! and still more omen! From week-end to eek-end tliey flock from all corners of tfie country to see this gay cavalier from Virginia. His line satisfies; fiis technique is flawless. The fame of his line has spread so, that a certain famous fortune teller in Washington is warning her young female clients not to believe a word he says. It is not alone his attraction for women that makes him famous. hHe has fooled all of the Profs in the sev- eral departments so many times that it is academic history. Youngster Year he was the recipient of Slipstick ' s " a A ard of the wooden anchor. FHis method is simple,- secure the first three months, and pull sat the last. Resisned February, 1935. Reception Committee 3, 2. 1 P. O. A QUIET sort of a fellow " is what one thinks on first meeting Bill. But he has his sunny side, too. Over and above his accomplish- ments stands his happy, even disposition which has smoothed over many rough spots in our four years of study and work. Whenever anyone is worried over the academics or an unsuccessful love affair, he need only pour out his tale of woe to Bill to get sympathy and encouragement, for he has experienced difficulties in both during his five years by the Severn. But the Governor has fooled them both: profs and women, and here he is — through the mill. JAMES WILLIAM WHALEY " Bill " " Governor " Washington, D. C. 250 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Soccer 3, 2, 1, N. Wrestling 2, 1, Numeral. 2 Stripes. WHEN Bill came to the Naval Academy with his Southern smile and wavy hair, classmates fell for that smile and the sals for his curl. hHis uncommon common sense has given him velvet and his scrappiness and fight have been felt on the soccer and lacrosse fields. hHe ' s always cheerful, sociable and helpful. " I ' ll lend you two bucks to drag with, " he says, (whether she ' s a brick or a 4.0). But when he drags he usually has a shining example of what the American Girl should be. if the Nav prof says " Thompson, you get the gouge to the P-work this week, " Bill smiles. hHis even temper and pleasant disposition have won him a place in many hearts — fairer sex included. WILLIAM CALHOUN THOMPSON, JR. " Lil ' Bill " " Bill " " Tommy " Dubhn, Ga. X SAMUEL ADAMS " Goliath " " Sammy " " Sam " Northampton, Mass. SO, " faint heart ne ' er won fair lady? " Nertz! His is as gentle a heart as a Navy " rassler " could have and still slaughter his opponents. The lady is a perfect argument for dragging blind. " Fruit " is his answer to all academics and " fruit " they are — to him. Nature generously gave him the rare combination of common sense and book sense. Plebe ' ear he was " sunshine; " this name reveals his disposition; " cotton, " his complexion; " baby face, " his expression; " goliath, " his physique and challenge to " baby face. " A willing helper, an even temper, a congenial companion, an ideal wife — these are Sam. " Still we gazed; still our wonder grew, that even a 7?s (with a navy haircut) could carry all he knew. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lucky Bag Staff 1. 251 T SAMUEL OPDYKE RUSH, JR. " Sammy " " Sam I " " Samby " Charlotte, N. C. WHAT! Play bridse? Nothing doing — no time — Juice to bone — letters to write. " Although always " Rush " ed, he is never too busy to talk over old-times, or new drags, and never so involved in academics that he finds week- end-teas-for-two asting precious moments. His weakness in athletics is crew, but he is always ready to sandwich a good game of tennis between busy afternoons spent working on the Lucky Bag staff. His heritage is the gallantry of the South; no hop drag goes without flowers, no escorted mem- ber of the fair sex leaves wihout feeling that she Is one of the chosen few. Watch Sammy, he has a future. Lightweight Crew 4, 3. Class Track 3. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. Manager Wrestling Team 4, Numeral. 1 Stripe. Class Boxing 4. Log Staff 3, 2, 1. Art Club 2, 1. President 1. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. 1 P. O. THIS is the place " — but Glenn didn ' t think so, for he forsook old Salt Lake City and began the career of an admiral. We ' re glad you did, old fellow. You ' re a real pal, and a ready con- doler to all troubles. Glenn does not like bridge and Carvel, but a certain " Crab " goes well with his diet. He aspires to football and boxing fame, but would rather work out in the gym. He has several hobbies — arguing, photography, stamp collecting, inverted stoop falls, drawing. His theme of life rests on the non-existence of time, and how many angels can be placed on a pinpoint. You ' re right there, Glenn. You ' ll do big things in your own big way. GLENN WILLIAM CLEGG " Glenn " " Abe " Salt Lake City, Utah J t s 252 Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Reef Points Staff 2. L09 Staff 2,1. Company C. P. O. Lucky Bag Staff 2. CHARLIE came from the banks of the muddy Missouri to dwell in the dense fog that hovers over the mouth of the Severn, and he seems to like it. Sports of all kinds appeal to him, but academics limited his time somewhat; so most of his endeavors were utilized in contests between classes and companies. His chief indoor sport is turning a bull session into an argument over some unimportant point, the more unimport- ant the better. He satisfied his flair for business by becoming the Advertising Manager of Reef Points. As for his social activities — well — snaking came in first with the Reception Committee in reserve for the week-ends he did not drag. DENNIS CHARLES LYNDON ' Charlie " " Snake " " Diogenes " Atchison, Kan. RALPH JACOB BAUM " Vicki " " Ralph " " Balmy " Leavenworth, Kan. TO the tune of The Bars and Stripes Forever did our Ralph forsake the confines of his na- tive city and set course for Crabtown. Casting off the Black and Grey (don ' t take us too literally) he came east to wear the Blue and Gold. A verit- able Steam savoir, he is always ready and willing to lend assistance to those wooden in that subject. With the O. A. O. back in Kansas, Ralph has not been addicted to dragging. Books, bridge, and tennis claim a large share of his time, and he has spent considerable time in developing a beautiful friendship with that generous divinity, Morpheus. He likes the Navy. LogStaff 3, 2, 1. G. P. O. 253 Coxswain 150 Lb. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. Class Crest Committee 4. Lucky Bag Staff 2, 1. Masqueraders 2, 1. 3 Stripes. Star4, 3, 2, 1. CLARENCE WALKER PETRIE " Pete " Charlotte, N. C. HERE we have the business man of our Bat- talion — Pete has had his hand in more forms of pecuniary transaction than most people realize exist. L03, Masqueraders, Christ- mas Cards, anythins that thrives on dollars and cents is in his territory. Not that his interests are wholly financial; study takes too much time, and he is usually on hand for every game or hop. Rather quiet and reserved, he exemphfies speech through action. Orderly almost to a fault, he makes regu- larity and organization a hobby. Athletics? hHardly more than enough of the gym or pool to keep in shape. Like everyone from " south of the line, he is a confirmed rebel, ready to defendthe cause at the least provocation. Business Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Log StaFf 4, 3, 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Christmas Card Committee 2, 1. 3 Stripes. 254 Cy is a cocky little fellow — one who takes an interest in all that is going on around him, well travelled and a good mixer. hHe is always helping the fellow who comes in with " How do you get this Juice problem? " , and the like,- he is well able to do this, for Cy is one of those few who have earned their star. Binx is persevering and sticks to everything until it is worked out to his full satisfaction. For diversion, he has taken an active part on the stage with the Masqueraders and in the stern of a shell out on the Severn, and can generally be found at every hop and most athletic events. CYRUS CHURCHILL COLE " Cy " " Binx " " Bunky " At Large JL 1 P.O. THE Metropolis oF Chicago lost a true son when William Fisher Morrison came to the Naval Academy. In the four years that he has been with us, Bill has not only proven himself to be an apt scholar but also a true friend. In his struggle with the Academic Department, he has always had the situation well under control, al- though at times, the Dago Department has shown surprising strength. Bill has always been some- what of a Red Mike, perhaps because the right girl has so far failed to show up. hHowever, during liberty periods, he can usually be found at a cine- ma or a soda fountain. Where perseverance and intelligence can win out, you will always find Willie with the upper hand. WILLIAM FISHER MORRISON " Bill " " Willie " Chicago, 111. WALTER FRANKLIN HENRY " Walt " " Hank " " Enrique " Butler, Mo. THE yearning for an education brought Walt from the plains of western Missouri, to these Severn shores. Now after four years, and with one ambition fulfilled, he may look forward with the same assurance of success in any task that he may undertake. In many ways, Walt is a very fortunate individual; he has a temperate and con- siderate attitude, which everyone needs to make a Navy career a successful and happy one. He is never troubled by the Academic Departments; he is one of our most experienced amateur radio en- gineers, and on the tennis courts Walter can hold his own with the best. In his more frivolous mo- ments, he prefers brunettes and good music. Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. 255 Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 1 P. O. CHARLES EDWARD FOUST " Charlie " " Doc " Clarksville, Tenn. WHEN Charlie came north to master the gentle art of being a naval officer, his mind was filled with quotations from Shakespeare and many illusions of the goodness of the world. He still retains the Shakespeare, but the illusions have been dimmed by the realities of life. At first a Red Mike, he broke the ice during Second Class Year. Usually he is quiet and retir- ing, but, when aroused, his vitriolic sarcasm changes a pleasant bull-session into a free-for-all. Not quite a star man, he needs little effort to absorb lessons, is an avid reader, and does not like to be run. That ' s Charlie — Vita sine literis mors est! Juice Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Electrical Director 1. G. P. O. PLUTO is suspicious of " city slickers " but is slick enough himself to copy their talents until now he is a damsel player extraordinary,- he bowls ' em over by platoons. He spends his time in the spring in a racing shell, rowing up the river backwards. He doesn ' t care where he ' s going,- he wants to know where he ' s been. During other seasons, his activities vary from snaking at Carvel to sleeping in a bunk three sizes too small — (he ' s always had trouble keeping his head and feet warm at the same time). He takes a cold shower every morning, considers sand blowers of no con- sequence, and thinks Maryland is the land that God forgot. MARSHALL HARLAN AUSTIN " Cy " " Pluto " " Piute " Altus, Okla. 256 - I t- Gym 4, 3, 2, Numeral. Class Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1. Log Staff 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. AFEW years ago little Hal left the Sunny South to brave the Maryland cold for dear old Navy. Although he expounds the blessings of hot weather, he does not hesitate to shed clothes in sub-zero weather for the pure joy of being unencumbered. Pugnacious and thoroughly an individualist hHarry dragged for the first time Youngster Year, hie now boasts a perfect record — not bricked yet. You may hear him singing or whistling the latest songs with heart-rending feel- ing. The Civil War, rifles, rates, femmes, beards, Plebes, and Nav. P-works provide FHal with abun- dant material for argument. This is hiarry as we have known him — the Gentleman from Georgia, suh! HARRY FLOYD NOYES, JR. " Hal " " Rebel " " Sullv " Savannah, Ga. CARLETON ROMIG KEAR, JR. " Bill " " Pushweed " Norfol k, Va. A YOUNG man came north from sunny Cuba to follow in his father ' s footsteps. Gifted with a studious mind, he never let aca- demics bother him. His natural talent for sketching has provided many a laugh for roommate and friend. He has a sizeable list of Norfolk girls, but can never be bothered by dragging. He laughs at comic strips, is addicted to detective fiction, and likes an argument as well as anyone. Bill can never get enough sleep, but will not turn in early be- cause he is afraid he will miss something. A Dago savoir. Our Hero may occasionally be heard to lapse into Spanish in his less busy moments. 1 P. O. 257 WILLIAM HOCKETT HAZZARD " BiH " " Hap " Los Angeles, Calif. DIDN ' T raise my boy to be a sailor, " but not even California could fiold Bill against tfie urge to sniff tfie salt sea breeze from the deck of a man-o ' -war, and at last he found a four year an- chorage by the Severn. A square, straight-forward nature, and a reservoir of energy — one can always distinguish his quick staccato footsteps — are his outstanding characteristics. As regulation as the " reg " book cover, positive in his attitude, sociable and friendly, with a keen zest for living, he has few idle moments in a day. Current events. As- tronomy and general discussions, " choose your own subject, " are his favorite interests. Fall, win- ter, and spring bring him out to soccer field, Gym, and Track. So long, Bill; with four years behind, it ' s time to shove off. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Soccer 3, 2, 1, Numeral. M. P. O. 258 1 P. O EASTERN springtime lured Buster to don the sailor ' s blue just long enough to learn that Severn s shores were best. hHowever, we suspect his class-A sense of orderliness goes even deeper than the Navy can teach. In Bull, Bus stood well up, but Steam was a bit hard to assimi- late. FHe tried weight lifting and wrestling, but indulgence in his hobbies of reading, writing letters, visiting, and selecting reassuring bits of poetry proved more satisfying. A sweet little girl in Crabtown took his interest away from us; but ' for her he might be a Red Mike yet. With Bus goes a quiet, cheerful, unperturbable nature that we are all going to miss. DERMOTT VINCENT MICKEY " Bus " Erie, Pa. K W r Class Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1 . Choir 4. Glee Club 4. 1 Stripe. BING would have liked to have been a Caruso, or possibly being a crooner would have satis- fied him. And again, he would have liked to have been a second Bill Tilden. But the surest way tosuccessseemed to point in the direction of Crab- town, and so, he departed from dear old Siwash and sailed east. Nothing fazes him,- he has the rare distinction of never dreading a dental appoint- ment. h is ability to hit the bull ' s eye has made him a Big Shot. Hod carries on the Kansas pioneer ' s dislike for inactivity. hHe has developed into a first rate tennis player and into a past master at croon- ing. HOWARD CECIL COFFIN " FHod " " Bing " " Herb " LeRoy, Kan. JACK CATES FERGUSON " Jack " " Fergy " Palestine, Tex. EVER since he can remember. Jack has longed for the call of the sea; so Texas rewarded her product by sending him off to Uncle Sam ' s Naval Academy. Concerning academics. Jack has had his ups and downs with the rest of us, but he has always been able to find time for a good old chat with friends, of whom there are many. Fergy says that one of his big ambitions is to be a bach- elor, but we ' d venture to say that the femmes will have something to say about that. A true friend and roommate. Jack ' s spirit will carry him wher- ever he goes. M. P. O. 259 PETER FREDERICK BOYLE ' Pete " " Shorty " " Peewee " Silvus, 111. PETE is only a sandblower, but is very con- scientious in all he undertakes — athletics and girl friends as well as the academics. His motto in each is " do all, " " love all, " " know all, " respectively. In the fall one can Find him on Lawrence Field playing soccer, and during the winter he will be found boxing in the gym or playing basketball in the armory. Shorty is a true snake; if he isn ' t out calling on one of the girl friends, or at Carvel h all meeting new ones, he is writing to his numerous admirers. He keeps his innumerable friends by his ability to see the funny side of trying situations and by relieving the ten- sion with " pretty good joke, eh? " Boxing 4, 3, 1, NA. Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Basketball 2, 1, Numeral. M. P. O. Wrestling 4, 3, Numeral. Reception Committee. 1 P. O. DERIVING pleasure from helping others, Peggy launched into a great enterprise and from multitudinous other competitors was selected as the vice-president of the WFBR Matri- monial Agency. Prior to each leave he goes out for wrestling. FHe claims this seasonal impulse car- ries many advantages among v hich is an almost immediate opportunity to test his perfected half- nelson. Mechanically, Peggy reached the summit of success in his Second Class Year, h is call to fame in this direction was assured when the Big Bad Wolf discovered his patented door check. More affection is lavished on this door check than on the contents of his strong box. DALE EUGENE COCHRAN " Peggy " Genoa, Neb. I 260 «l Lacrosse 4, 2, 1, Numeral. Juice Gans 4. Wrestling 2, Numeral. 2 Stripes. WHEN Chet gained his first glimpse of the grey acddemic group, his thoughts were among the clouds. No, this elation could not be attributed to love, for we will have it known that he is quite immune. Figuratively speak- ing. It might be said that it was the dream of a pursuit plane cruising in the sky with, of course, himself at the controls. The air service has offered the main inducement for his embarking upon a naval career. Although unassuming and quiet, Chet seldom fails to exercise and prove his argumenta- tive ability, hie is always active, and during the balmy spring days manifests much enthusiasm for lacrosse. CHESTER ARTHUR BRIGGS " Chet " Fort Wayne, Ind. GERALD LOUIS CHRISTIE " Gerry " Butte, Mont. GERRY comes from way out west in Montana. To mention Butte locates his home exactly, and accounts for his silence, perhaps. Academics find him not too savvy, but, when under pressure, he always pulls through with a margin to spare. When he becomes particularly silent, you may be sure that a perplexing problem (not aca- demic) is being revolved in his mind, for the con- juring of impossible ideas is his special hobby. The question regarding the opposite sex has never been answered. However, Gerry can ' t stand to be dominated. Track finds an ardent supporter in this son of the West, with the radio running a close second. Class Cross Country 4, 3, 2. Class Track 4, 3, 1. 1 P. O. 261 RALPH LESTER RAMEY " Will " " Rebel " " Will Rogers " Stanford, Ky. HE looks, talks, and acts like Will Rogers. Ralph ' s other claim to fame is his ability to make a deck of cards do everything but change its spots. For three years Will locked horns with the Dago Department and the weekly trees showed the score. As he says himself, " How can they expect anyone to talk that stuff who ain ' t learned English yet? " Will ' s success at soccer is traced to his willingness to trade kicks in the shins with anyone. Although a confirmed Red Mike here, we discovered that he receives burning love letters from somewhere in the Bluegrass. He also buys all sorts of trinkets before going on leave. Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Baseball 4, Numeral. 1 P. O. 3oxins 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. 1 Stripe. VISIONS of native music on a moonlit trop- ical isle were all that was needed to send him off to follow his forefathers in answer- ing the call of the briny deep. Freddy came to the Academy as a 115 pound example of the Boston fighting spirit. In the ring he soon proved himself the outstanding fighter in his weight. His hobbies are playing a guitar and stowing away the comes- tibles after the second bell has rung. Having a decided weakness for the opposite sex, he has emerged victorious, though perhaps not profitably, from several encounters. We wish him luck in his determination to remain free and unencumbered for many years to come FREDERICK RICHARD MATTHEWS " Ted " " Spider " " Matty " Boston, Mass. 262 11 Rifle 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Crew 4, Numeral. 1 P. O. KARL ' S chief point of pride is his descent. Born in Arboga, Sweden, he has facts, figures, and names proving the Swedes to be the greatest race on earth. A lover of music, he can sing airs from grand opera to jazz. Some claim his voice runs more to volume than quality, but this may be jealousy. Plebe Year our big Viking lent his ponderous muscles to pulling an oar. Though results were promising, he switched to the rifle team Youngster Year. Although never accused of being a snake, Swede drags regularly. His dealings with the ladies are marked by a love of variety and the ability to " take it on the chin. " KARL ERIK JOHANSSON " Swede " " Red " Chicago, III. FRANK McELHANY SMITH " Frank " " Smitty ' Danville, Ky. SMITTY came from the state where the natives grow with one leg shorter than the other,- Kentucky. The Naval Academy Is the last place you would expect to find a mountaineer, but, in the space of four years, Frank has become a salty son of the sea. In academics, Smitty has al- ways stood up among them, and always reads his Ordnance at least six times. Athletics have not held great interest for him, with the exception of occasional flings at gym or soccer and a yearly tour of duty on the sub-squad. Smitty shouldn ' t be called a Red Mike. As for dragging, his ambitions are almost nil, but his correspondence to a certain lady at home is rather intensive. Company Soccer 3, 2, 1. Gym 4, 3, Numeral. 1 Stripe. 263 Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1, N. G. P. O. GILES DENHAM CLIFT " Doc " " Den " " Emmagileez " Grosse lie, Mich. DOC came to the Academy with a pretty fair knowledge of seafaring life. hHis youth was spent rowing, swimming and associating with lake steamers, h e has been a great aid to those not so well versed in the knowledge of the sea. In academics he has always stood high with- out over-exertion and is always willing to help others pull sat. Except for dragging continuously he has no particularly bad habits. For this reason he has a great aversion to week-end watches. F is spare time is taken up with swimming and photo- graphy. If you can ' t find Den in the pool, look in all nearby rooms,- he will probably be hunting for a novel or magazine. Water Polo 3, Nucnerai. Swimming 2, 1, N. Juice Gang 4, 3. Lucl y Bag Staff 2, 1. 2 Stripes. FROM the wild and woolly west, FHank Thomas crossed the Great Divide for the first time when he came to the Academy, and still wonders just why he did it. Academics hold no great fear for Tom. While not a savoir, he has managed to stay on the right side of a 2.5. For athletics, he sticks to soccer with an occasional fling at track. FHe drags quite regularly but is extremely averse to being called a snake. Four years have done a con- siderable bit toward clearing up the mystery of the sea for Tom but still — " When you speak of the West, my boys, take off your caps. " HENRY LLOYD THOMAS " Hank " " Tom " Missoula, Mont. 264 4th. BATT. EARL AUSTIN SNEERINGER Sni ' ' Snake " Hdrrisburg, Pa. SNAKE has well lived up to his nickname in the last three years; he has strong tendencies toward dragging and is a firm believer in the theory of safety in numbers, as evidenced in any mail delivery. Although not a savoir, he has never been out of the fight, in spite of his spare time at tennis. In the winter he may be found backstage at Mahan hHall with that hard-working organiza- tion, the Stage Gang. Even though he never buys stamps, he has his advantages as a roommate: does not study before reveille, or sing in the shower, and doesn t mind closing windows on a cold morning. Stdse Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Lucky Bdg Staff 1. Xmas Card Committee 2, 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. Stage Gang 4, 3, 2, 1. Director Masqueraders 1. M. P. O. F you are looking for an argument, Joly is your man. He argue about anything from the price of eggs in China to the number of valves in a torpedo. Without doubt, his greatest conquests have been with the fair sex. He missed few of the hops in the first four years, (one does get week- end watches, you know!) Foremost among his ac- tivities has been his work in the mysterious realm behind the curtain with that unique organization, the Stage Gang. He can usually be found in the Prop room toiling away at a hand of pinochle, or struggling with a cup of Java. FHis usual good humor strays a bit, when, at mail time, the mate passes him by, but this seldom happens. JOHN MONTGOMERY MILLER " Joly " " Johnny " New Cumberland, Pa. 266 Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Class Lacrosse 4, 2, 1. Lacrosse Manager 1. C. P. O. M d Tarheel born,- I ' m a Tarheel bred; and when I die, I ' ll be a Tarheel dead " — that ' s Steve, — a true son of the South. Steve waited until college days before deciding upon the Navy as a career, but since then, he has proved by diligent effort his adaptibility to the Service. Besides standing high in his class, Steve has gained a much respected reputation on the football field by holding down the right end position on the class team for four years. As a friend and wife, Steve is the best. Although a quiet sort of a chap, he is always ready for a good time. With a most pleasing per- sonality, he is, and, as his classmates will testify, always a gentleman. STEPHEN WRISTON CARPENTER ' Steve " " Carp " Kings Mountain, N. C. m GORDON EUGENE SCHECTER " Schec " " Bunny " Deer Lodge, Mont. ONE bright morning in June, 1931 a stal- wart young Westerner presented his cre- dentials for admission to the Naval Acad- emy. Endowed with a never-say-die attitude, de- veloped during his forest ranger days in the Montana wilds, he has applied this spirit to all activities during his four years visit with us. There is much that can be said regarding his activities, but the facts speak for themselves, h e has made a name for himself in two major sports, football and crew, thus rounding out a full athletic year. Equally at home in the classroom and the drawing room as on the athletic field, he has benefitted by a well-balanced college career, h e ' s dangerous as a rival, but, as a friend, he ' s the best. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Lightweight Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Quarterdeck Society 4, 3, 2, 1 (Vice-President). 2 Stripes. 267 GROOME EVANS MARCUS " Mark " Wilmington, Del. REPEATEDLY foiling the Academic Department by pulling sat the last minute, no one can ac- cuse Mark of not aiming high. To grab a handful of clouds while combing an outside loop with a tailspin is his ambition. Besides faithfully playing the radio every study hour, Mark ' s activi- ties have at various times included swapping punches with the boxing squad for fun, inhaling rljO for the class in water polo, and cracking shins for the company in soccer. His personal traits include a well rounded sense of humor and a violent distaste for hypocrisy. Mark doesn ' t drag to many hops, because he believes that he can accomplish much more in comparative seclusion. He does. He is one regular guy. Class Wdter Polo 3, 2. Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. Class Boxing 4, 3, 2, 1. Cheer-Leader 2, 1. First Class Supper Committee. 1 P. O. HAS plenty of stuff on the ball; yet he does not use his latent powers more than is necessary. An ardent nonconformist, he ' s found the reg book ' s restraining features hard to temper with his own, and believes the doctrine of laissez faire should be universally applied soci- ally among all individuals. He gets the most out of words, and could talk himself out of a pap as easily in Dago as in the native tongue, and usually carries a tone of determination. When the time comes, he II be found doing and saying the right things, although, someday he might be found trying to anchor the Wyo in Leonia ' s Overpeck creek, thus carrying out his boyhood dream and further- ing his naval career. HENRY LEGER MULLER " Hank " Leonia, N. J. 268 Boxing Manager 4, 3. Soccer 4. 2 Stripes. MUST be eight-thirty; Bud ' s turning in, even though I ' ll have to wake him at taps and tell him to undress. A Red Mike from Missouri, and proud of it. One of those, " You ' ve gotta show me " men, but not with books. Text- books are an unnecessary evil. hHe s a savoir any- way. Somebody ' s taking a beating. Guess he chubbied the " Von. " If you want to see a man scrap, surprise this cyclone from behind. e learned his tricks with Spike Webb ' s best. Boxing isn ' t all, fellows,- he can do anything, and well too. hHis specialty is model boats, and when he com- pletes one you can build the real thing from it. WILLIAM PHILIP GRUNER, JR. " Bud " " Von " St. Louis, Mo. EDWARD FRANCIS DENNEY " Ted " " Ed " " Jack " Rochester, N. Y. DON ' T see this at all! " If you ' ve known Ted at all, you ' ve heard that phrase innumerable times. Ted isn ' t from Missouri, but you ' ve got to show him. Evidently, he learned his distrust of textbooks and their well oiled phrases at a tender age, be- cause it is one of his basic principles to question everything he hears, or reads, in or out of the classroom. It is, no doubt, a fine habit but it keeps some of his classmates and Profs up after taps trying to punch holes in his arguments. When he isn t dragging, the snake, you ' ll find Ted on the football field, or either wrestling or swimming. He likes his exercise. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Choir 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. 269 GEORGE PHILIP, JR. " Geordie " " Phil " Rapid City, S. D. D ' you knov where I wish I were? " " Naw, where? " " At home in bed! " Every day, long about sundown, this sentiment is ex- pressed with variations in emphasis by our Son of the Black hHills. hHe ' s not always tired,- far from it! In fact, he ' s marvelously alert, but his wish so vividly depicts that feeling we all have after an- other day. With plenty of experience in piloting the Taxpayers in Wind Cave and more than a taste of the practical life on the range, Geordie comes well equipped to play the game. A session at the South Dakota School of Mines convinced him that engineering wasn ' t half bad, and although his opinion has taken several severe drubbings, he is still with us. Nice work, Phil lad! FoolbdII 4. Lightwe ight Crew 3, 2, 1 . Lucl y Bag Staff 1. Log 2,1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 P. O. 270 H Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Trident 3, 2, 1 . Lucl y Bag Staff 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. E was big, his back was broad, and the wheel of a heavy truck had left his hands calloused. Why not try an oar? hie did, early Plebe Summer, hlis collection of opponent ' s jerseys began the next spring and has grown con- sistently, hie has not been too much of a snake, but during his wanderings, he has picked up quite a correspondence and his mail may have any post- mark on it. Too much Cosmo and a daily paper have not slowed him down academically and he always has the time and patience to explain the intricacies of some difficult mechanism to us less fortunate. And can he take it? Ask him how long he kept those stripes Second Class Summer, h e ' ll tell you. EDWARD CARNES McLEAN " Ed " " Mac " St. Paul, Minn. Crew, Heavy 4, 2. Light 3, Numerals. Soccer 2, Numerals. Lucky Bag Biography Editor 2, 1. Excused Squad 1. M. P. O. HI, Phil! How you goin ' , Kid? " That beaming Paradis countenance hterally shouts Ire- land, but his name betrays him, that and the fact that he swears in French when he ' s griped. hHe ' s not one of these quiet, unobtrusive guys. hHe ' ll stick his oar, figuratively speaking, in every practical joke or argument within hail, and his oar is actually out there churning the Severn every spring, hie has a yen for telling tales from his remarkable past, which includes being a junk yard proprietor, truck driver, chef, and college boy. The time Pete ' s intrinsic worth really rises up to smite you, however, is when he finances your week-ends, tags your brick at the hop, and then explains the Ordnance sketches Sunday night. LIONEL de I ' ETOILE PARADIS " Pete " " de I ' E " Somersworth, N. hd. T c THOMAS APPLEBY BALDWIN " Tom " " Mush " " Tommy " Mount Union, Pa. OME in the room anytime and if you don ' t find Tom horizontal on his bunk, I m a , and who ' d ever believe that this big sleepy looking husky plays football every fall and pushes water past the varsity shell every spring. His idea of luxury is a soft bunk, a good book, peppy music on the radio, and chow (any kind). He is abso- lutely carefree, uses enormous words, " tries to sing, loves receiving mail but hates answering it, and has a great affinity for things not conducive to an athlete ' s training. Smooth? Second Class Sum- mer five girls accepted his invitation to the same hop, and he dragged a sixth. Over-generous with money, his clothes, and chow, he has qualified as a wife. Football 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N 1 P. O. 271 GROVER STANLEY HIGGINBOTHAM " Higsie " Beuna Vista, Va. THE pinnacle that was Virginia! Yes sir, luck was with us when quiet, unassuming hHiggie came here. Maryland gloom evaporated as his sunny disposition hit the deck. It took some time to uncover his other qualities, but, favorite ex- pressions like, " We ' ll throw a big one brought them all to light. hHiggie ' s academic ability also came to the fore with equal force. They laughed when he made the first section, but he showed them a thing or two about how it was done by staying up there. Through his personality and abil- ity, he has commanded the respect of everyone who has come in contact with him, including his roommate. So long, hHiggie. You re O. K. Step to the head of your class. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N A. Class Boxing 3. 2 Stripes. Mandolin Club 2, 1. 1 P. O. SOME boys are said to have brilliance, sterling qualities, and all manner of exceptional traits, but Duke is the best type of them all — a darned good boy and a swell pal. From Maine s rock-bound shores, he brought two chief charac- teristics, a cheerful disposition and the ability to play the mandolin. We can swear by the disposi- tion, but the mandolin comes in for another story. The ease with which he keeps on the winning side of that 2.5, an unusual ability to keep out of trouble, and a surprising technique with the ladies have combined to make Duke ' s life comparatively carefree. Duke, here ' s wishing you all the luck in the world and a successful career at whatever you undertake. NICHOLAS GEORGE DOUKAS " Duke " Lewiston, Me. -A-ll N-A 272 Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. 1 P. O. WHEN out of the wilds of Albemarle Sound, came a greasoir known as Cecil Bloundl " The quotation is slightly inac- curate in that Roper, North Carolina is not exactly on the Sound, old Red is anything but a greasoir, and the name is Blount (pronounced Blunt) not Blound. Cecil is not savvy, but he is capable. Thus far, he has been unsat every November and every April, and quite sat every Christmas Leave and every June Week. Although Red is not a stellar athlete, he keeps himself in good condition by going out for some sport the year around. Not over-industrious, his hobby is speculation. Does a glimpse into the future reveal C. E. Blount as one of America ' s leading business executives? CECIL EDWARD BLOUNT " Red " " C " Roper, N. C. ROBERT SIMON MANDELKORN " Bob " " Mandy " Peoria, III. SNT he handsome? " entered the hall of the United States Naval Academy on July 7, a young but ambitious bare-of-tone singing, " Oh, I wish I were in Peoria. " hHe secured on his own academics, still staying with the cut-throats any- how, and started a collection of the many and varied kinds of athletic awards presented to Mid- shipmen by the Athletic Department, including several stars marking the downfall of Army. Chow- hound? Why no; just keeping his social obliga- tions. Snake? Peoria, Porto Rico, Galveston, New York, Washington, and Annapolis — y t no girl! " Just another Rip Van Winkle, " say some, but it must be the early training of mid-Western country town boys: " Early to bed and late to rise. " Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Bdsl etbdll 4, 3, 2, 1, N . 2 Stripes. 273 KJ c. p. o. TOLBERT ALEXANDER RICE " Bert " " Alex " " Arab " Montgomery, Ala. BERT is truly " one of the boys. " He ' s not only one of the proverbial " tall, dark, and hand- some " lads, but one possessed of an engag- ing personality, a casual. Southern air, (and ac- cent) and a ready sense of humor, hies a welcome asset to any gathering, be it a bull session or a hop, it may be easily concluded that he ' s quite a gentle- man with the ladies, in fact, dragging is a hobby with him. - s record in the Academy has been long, to say the least, since he is a proponent of the five year plan, but, be that as it may, he is a willing and industrious worker in anything from Steam to the bell-bars in the " body beautiful squad. " 1 Sti ripe. WE, who know Jack, have noticed he has been spending a good deal of his time outside of Bancroft hHall over the week- ends. Can it be that some outside influence has been exerting a little control over him? If it has, here ' s our heartiest congratulations, J. B., because from what we ' ve seen we think we understand. When Jack leaves here along with the rest of us, the institution will lose one of its most highly honored members of the Radiator Club. Walk into any room and you will find him carrying off all the bridge honors regardless of who is his partner. One of his ambitions is to retrieve those bathrobes he lost to the Kaydets during the last five years. JULIAN BLANCHARD COWN " Jack " " J. B. " Loganville, Ga. I 274 M. P. O. SINCE boyhood days in the " City of Sun- shine, " Jim ' s favorite sons was " Anchors Aweigh ' so he left his original alma mater, Carnegie Tech, for a more eventful career in the Navy. Scholastically, the Book of the Month has taken precedence,- athletically, baseball has been Jim ' s calling, and on one occasion he paralleled the circumstances of Casey at the Bat; nautically, he has an edge on most of us, because for thirty days and thirty nights, Jim sailed the briny Severn aboard the good ship Reina Mercedes,- amorously, the subject is beyond the scope of this text, for many have been the affairs of this young blade. But with all fairness, we guess that he will be either President or ' j.g. ' within twenty years. JAMES HUNTER RENIERS " Jim " " Jimmy " Pittsburgh, Pa. JAMES SEERLEY CLARK " Jim " " Jimmy " Cedar Rapids, la. A FTER early successes in the Boy Scout move- A ment, this precocious youth mustered up ' all the nautical sentiment in Cedar Rapids, and proceeded to prolong his activities along these lines by entering the Naval School. Yes, indeed, our Jim started out with no less than thirty-one merit badges. Thus did he place his classmate under a severe handicap way back in Plebe Summer. Since then, his accomplishments have proceeded scholastically and athletically. A water polo player of no mean ability, he managed to capture himself the coveted block " N. " Con- cerning his additional activities, it need only be said that the Logs of the past four years have been well seasoned with his work. And ask Isham Jones if James can lead a band! Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Los Staff 3, 2, 1. Art Club 3, 2, 1 1 P. O. 275 JOHN FREDERICK MOONEY, JR. " Jack " " Freddy " Pittsburgh, Pa. PITTSBURGFH lost a prospective business man when Jack came to Annapolis. From the be- ginning the academics have been tough for him. Whenever the going got too rough, he buckled down and his hard working and patient nature always carried him through. Jack is a versa- tile athlete. His real love is basketball, but he is equally at home on the football field where he backs the line as center. He is good natured and always smiling — a good asset any time,- quiet, but that ' s all right, because who likes a noisy person?; reserved, but where would one be if all one ' s resources went at once? These combine to make him a swell roommate and, above all, a gentleman and a true sport. Basl etball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Tennis 4. M. P. O. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Track 3, 2, 1, NA. Football 4. Trident 2. 3 Stripes. A MAN is lost without a hobby, and Amby ' s is archery. Loving the outdoors, he spends most of his " Sep " leaves promen- ading in some forsaken wilderness hunting such friendly creatures as bears. Academics have never worried him,- it would not be fair to his sleep and novels. Hard work and natural ability on the flying rings earned him two trips to the Intercollegiates. It appears, in the spring, that he can not discard the idea of flying through space and his fancies turn to pole-vaulting. A likeable nature, keen sense of humor, and cheerful personality have earned Amby many lasting friendships. He is a versatile athlete and reputable snake, but, through- out, a gentleman. VINCENT AMBROSE SISLER, JR " Amby " " George " Washington, D. C. 276 Class Boxing 4. 1 P. O. HOWS the for tomorrow, Raddy? " " Fruit. Guess I ' ll turn in, " says the man of few words. But don ' t get the idea that Raddy is lazy. hHe stands well up in the top Fifty, and no one in that group is more generous in shar- ing his talents. Sleep, and perhaps the movies, are Rdddy ' s weaknesses. He ' s shy and modest, there- fore he ' s respected. To many he ' s a mystery. None of us have ever seen him drag, nor has he ever been to a hop! hie boxes well, and plays tennis, basketball, baseball, and " touch " better than most, yet he has never seen fit to go out for the varsity. Raddy ' s ideals are high and his opinions are de- cided, but he never forces either on anyone. MELVIN ERNEST RADCLIFFE " Mel " " Snake " " Raddy " Reno, Nev. OLIVER DAVIS FINNIGAN JR. " Pat " " Finn " Philadelphia, Pa. A NATIVE of Bethlehem, Pat prepped at Mercersburg, and now calls Philadelphia home. FHe spent Plebe Year with the h ell- cats but has since settled down in the anchor squad of the fourth platoon. Pat came out of the short end of a shower party encounter with a Duty Officer Youngster Year, and since then has not strayed from the straight and narrow path. He has a spot in his heart for the fair sex, and is usually a busy man during week-ends. His pet hobbies include tramping, reading, and writing. He draws boxing gear every year but manages to steer clear of the gym throughout the season. Although never unsat, he occasionally graces the weekly trees. Pat ' s just one of the boys. Class Boxing 4, 3, Numerals. Lucky Bag 1. Log 2, 1. Mdsqueraders 2. Chapel Usher 1. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 277 liiJ 1 Stripe ALLAN CHRISTIE EDMANDS " Deak " " Deacon " " Ace " Andover, Mass. DEAK hails from Andover, Massachusetts. Sev- eral years ago, he heard the call of the sea Andover he came to the Navy (he loves a pun!). Although he is not an athletic hero, still he is somewhat of an outdoor man, as he can always be counted upon to take part in a winter afternoon football or lacrosse game. If bad weather pre- cludes outdoor sports, he can usually be found in Smoke hdall playing billiards. His favorite spring or summer afternoon pastime is sailing, if he can take along a book on Astronomy. Although he never starred in anything and is not exactly the kind of man over which women lose their heads, he has many friends. Class Lacrosse 4, 2, 1. 1 P. O. A L S home address is somewhere in California. Like all loyal Californians he believes that ' no one could enjoy heaven after having lived in the Golden State. hHe left a fifty-dollar-a- week job to come to the Academy, and sometimes he wonders if he wasn ' t a little bit mad at the time, hie thinks the Construction Corps is the best branch of the Service. He usually prefers a quiet afternoon inside, pasting pictures in his memory book, boning, or writing letters, to a strenuous athletic contest, hie must have a way with the women, for the girls from all over the country write to him, and he often drags. Hz is a good fellow and a square shooter. ALTON B. MOODY " Al " " Abie " San Diego, Calif. 278 Lacrosse 2, 1, NA. Squash Team 1. 1 Stripe. BOB is one of Baltimore ' s own, coming to the Navy via Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. He has alvv ' ays been better than average at aca- demics, and persistent efforts have raised him to his position near the head of his class. Although quite a hand vvith the ladies, his interest has been pretty well centered since the beginning of Plebe Year. Score one for Dan Cupid. Though well liked by his classmates in general, it is reserved to those who know him intimately to appreciate his frank, generous nature and unwavering loyalty to his friends. There is no need to wish Bob good luck,- it seems that he will succeed regardless of the caprices of Dame Fortune. More and smoother power to you Robert. JAMES ROBERT NORTH " Bob " " Bobby " " Junior ' Baltimore, Md. - WILLIAM TINDALL SAMUELS Sam Bill Severna Park, Md. SAM came to us from about ten miles up the road, namely, Severna Park, Maryland. Na- turally, his living near the Academy made him a complete authority upon Naval Academy life. As a result, he had a head start on most of us, and never over-exerted himself in anything pertaining to academics. However, Sam did exert himself athletically in many sports, with a great success. But Sam has won his battle with the Academic Department, because he never lost his head. When things were looking bad, Sam always came through with a 3.5 or better. So good luck Sam, take care of yourself; we know you will continue to come through in the crucial moments. Wrestiins 4, 3, 1. Lacrosse 4, 2, 1 . Football B Squad 3. 1 P. O. 279 1 p. o. DAVID NASH ' Daisy " " Louie " " Dave " " Spoofy ' Haddon Heights, N. J. " Re T is indeed unusual to Find an artist with none of the faults we so often associate with an artistique temperament. Whenever a sketch was needed for the Los, the stal could always rely on Dave. Not only was he generous with his time, but in many other ways, and when Daisy had chow it was an open secret. Never out of sorts, his smile did much to cheer us. Although, undoubtedly of starring ability, Dave was satisfied with 3.2 ' s, and preferred to spend his spare time sketching, being able to reproduce on paper, after one glance at the original, anything from a Parsons turbine to a pretty girl. Above all, we find Dave always good natured and easy to get along with. Football 4, 3, Numerals. Ring Committee. Log Staff 2,1. G. P. O. 280 THE hardest plugger in Thirty-five — that ' s Beep. In four years he has had more letters — " The Superintendent notes with concern " — and been on more trees than any member of Thirty-five; yet he is still good-natured. Unfor- tunately, his academics have shaded his athletics, but they have not been able to dull his mania for tennis. He will take on all comers, and admits that Tilden is good too. Nothing, however, distin- guishes him quite as much as his singing — his single vice. He is notorious for it and, worse yet, he has volume. Aside from his major pastimes, he period- ically indulges in sailing, snaking, and clowning. All of which combines to make him one of our worst " regular guys. " FREDERICK WILLIAM KINSLEY " Beep " " Bill " " Kinslo " Marblehead, Mass. A _iv. I- Class Lacrosse 4. 1 Stripe. SAGINAW sent forth this native son, and he certainly has done well by her. In fact, we ' ve been hearing the virtues (?) of that city for the past four years. Monty ' s other weaknesses con- sist of brunettes and lecturing to us young fellows on the pitfalls of life. Scholastically, he has hit the heights and the depths but manages to stand well in the upper half. Plebe Year, he started out as a ham and egger, but increasing social activities soon forced him to drop it. However, by dint of con- stant effort, he has developed into a Carvel athlete of no mean ability. An upstanding sandblower, dark, handsome, a good friend, and a better wife — that ' s Monty. KEATS EDMUND MONTROSS " Monty " Saginaw, Mich. JOHN HOWARD McQUILKIN " Mac " " Red " Baltimore, Md. RED hair, Red Mike — truly a fitting combination. Although Mac lived in the proximity of the Academy, his illusions of gold braid and ro- manticism were not shattered until those first weeks of Plebe Summer. During the first year, he gained his place among the ranks of the savoirs and for three years wore the gold star. From early spring till late in the fall, Mac was to be found with a lacrosse stick, and he soon won his place among the ham and eggers. His winning personality made him a welcomed addition in any crowd. Above all, he proved to be a real wife and a true friend. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Sub Squad 4, 2. 4 Stripes. 281 g - -. DAVID KAIGLER, JR. Dave Eufaula, Ala. HE was a college boy down in Florida, but gulf breezes were too much for film, and tfie summer of ' 35 found fiim drilling in tfie hot Maryland sun with the rest of us. Endowed with a pleasant smile and an ever ready wit, he has a certain way with the fairer sex that cannot be denied; a glance at his voluminous correspond- ence would be sufficient evidence. He is musical to his finger tips — as a long-suffering roommate can testify. Next to music, his favorite sport is sleeping. Academics bother him little,- his command of French served him well on our cruise. Sports? Visit Thompson Stadium any spring afternoon and watch him throw a javelin remarkable distances. As a roommate? Well, he ' s O. K. Track 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 4, 3. Reception Committee 3, 2. Masqueraders 1. Musical Clubs 2, 1. Mandolin Club 2, 1. Leader 1. M. P. O. 282 Football 4, 2, 1, NA. Gym 3, 2, 1, NA. Track 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Lucky Bag Photographic Business Manager. ReeF Points 3, 2, 1. Trident 4. Managing Editor Log. 2 Stripes. TIME changeth all things, " wrote an English poet, but the greatest change in Ralph was effected in no time at all by a black barber and a pair of virgin white works. From these virgin whites to Ensign ' s bars, he took great de- light in cutting first section throat, pole vaulted, off-tackled and tumbled himself into the " N " Club, acquired an enviable habit of dragging the smoothest of the smooth, smoked three cigarettes, and, in general, made himself a real sailor. FHe appreciates history, chow (chocolate cake par- ticularly), a new razor blade, feminine and naval architecture, and Illinois, hie likes perfumed letters, dislikes ukuleles, and being told to knock off sing- ing. But here he comes, let ' s hide behind the shower curtain — " No mail, what the hell? " RALPH MARION METCALF " Spider " Greenfield, III. 1 p. O. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. THE Navigator came to the Nautical Factory and applied himselF seriously to academics immediately. This fact, coupled with his own natural ability, has kept him up in the numbers as a quantity to be reckoned with among the throat- cutters. Balancing this serious side, he possesses a keen sense of humor which has served several times to smooth over the rough spots on the road to a commission. Nav likes his work outs, and whether it be on the terrace with the basketeers, or applying himself to the small end of a saxophone, he gives it his undivided attention. Nav is of such a nature that he is ideal to get along with, and the clashes in our happy home have been astonishingly few ANTHONY TALERICO, JR. " Tony " " Nav " Rochester, N. V. HOWARD ZURBUCHEN SENIF " Zurbie " " Zode " utica, N. y. PROSPECTIVE Midshipman Senif entered the gates with two ends in view — to be disillus- ioned, or inspired by the Regiment and the U. S. Navy on that eventful day in June. Naval routine and traditions were absorbed, and no ill effects were observed when 1933 took charge. Academics were under control and the extra a- dornment of the full dress collar was well earned. Plebe and Youngster Years found him on the Armory floor in the basketball scrimmage. Ability to make baskets was not lacking, but he did find it difficult to go between lanky legs to make his shots. This disability kept him from the block " N, " but not from athletic enjoyment. Actually, every afternoon was athletically spent. He ' s just a man and glad of it. Bi3sl etbdll 4. 4 Stripes. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. 283 DAVID HAYWARD McCLINTOCK " Dave " " Mac " Marquette, Mich. HEY, mister, how do you pronounce Galapa- gos? " or " what is an interesting fact about Chicago? " ' Tis none other than our Dave, scourge of the Michigan wilds, hunter of the nine- pronged buck, snarer of " Old Joe, " that famous 15-pound " Rainbow " of the Yellow Dog. Ther- mometers up there don ' t start reading until 10° below, making our Maryland weather practically tropical. Morning cold showers mean nothing to him, absolutely nothing! If spring came a month later, he ' d stand a hundred numbers higher, but who are we to question the gods? No Red Mike, he annually feels the urge to the extent of dragging blind for some pseudo-friend, and each time swears never again. Salt water men hold that the lowest form of sailor is a " laker, " but here ' s the exception. Orchestra 4, 3, 2. 1 Stripe. 284 Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Fencing 2. 2 Stripes. SQUARE that cap, mister! hiave you been around the hHorn? " " Yes, sir! " came John ' s triumphant reply to ' 32. And furthermore — born on Nantucket Island, whence came many a whaling captain, John has brine in his blood, and is no mean fisherman, h e spent summers teaching the art of sailing to young ladies of Nantucket ' s summer colony. Graduating from Exeter, heshipped aboard a freighter, went around South America to Calcutta via Suez, and returned to enter the Academy. Here, John has boxed, fenced and played tennis,- sidelines include sailing, pipe smok- ing, and philanthropy to perpetually hungry class- mates, hlis ambitions are Travel and the Navy; with visits to five continents behind and a naval offi- cer ' s life ahead, we believe he will realize them. JOHN FRANKLIN WALLING " John " " Jack " " Willie " Nantucket Island, Mass. Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 1 Stripe. WILLIE is a Navy Junior, but despite the handicap, he is not the greasoir that such an appelation usually signifies. In fact, he often curses these thorns called regulations round- ly, and with considerable abandon. Bill is out- wardly shy and reticent, but once started, he does- n ' t stop, telling jokes and spinning yarns with sur- prising ability, hie remembers all jokes and tells them with proper gusto. Our little Willie is of slight stature, but has a rare combination of brains and virility, hie unobtrusively stands in the first fifty of his class. Athletically, he is well balanced. Name any sport; he played well, but swimming is where he excels. Watch him go! WILLIAM WALKER HYLAND " Bill " " Willie " Port Washington, N. Y. FLETCHER McCARTY LAMKIN " Brute " " Nick " Birmingham, Ala. BRUTE came to us from the depths of Alabama, bringing v ith him an accent which later was the cause of much wonder among his various Dago profs. Although potentially a savoir, peri- odicals and the radio by far overbalanced the attractions of the text books, and he entered the ranks of the " upper half. " hie was alvvays corres- ponded heavily with the members of the fair sex, and now the volume is excelled only by its variety. Although not outstanding in athletics, he is intensely interested in all kinds and is a " swell " tennis player. Beneath his carefree exterior are the elements of loyalty and self sacrifice which go toward making him the best of friends and the best of roommates. Baseball 4. 1 P.O. 285 ,H,AVY 4 Baseball 4. Trident Editor C. P. O. Stars, 1. 4 « ' 9 CHARLES HENRY McCARTHY Charlie " Chuck Somerville, Mass. ONE is able to say without quahfication that Chuck has an exhaustive source of energy and spirit. His is the heritage of a great love for sports of all kinds. Baseball, basketball, track, but above all, tennis, lures him av ay from the incompleteness of experiences evinced by the Radiator Club clique. He is not, however, limited to sports in his likings. Good books and good music are sources of special enjoyment to him. He is a sporadic movie camera student, and it is be- yond the realm of possibility to prophesy at what moment he will be precariously balanced on the window sill shooting a big scene. Chuck is the sort who creates friendships that endure. POPULAR, well-informed, and standing high in his class, his intellectual interests run along cultural rather than purely academic lines. Almost any evening study period he may be found in his room perusing the latest Book-of-the-Month, and he has excellent taste in music, preferring the classics, particularly in instrumental form, to all the cheaper types of this art. Since Plebe Year he has entertained a hearty dislike for both gym and pool; far more enjoyable to him are such ourdoor sports as tennis and golf. With such qualities as these he should in later years be able to look back upon a successful and well rounded career. BLAKE BUCKLEY BOOTH " B. B. " " Buck " Lynn, Mass. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. M. P. O. 286 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. Masqueraders 1. G. P. O. AMARVLANDER, Rick was aware of the tra- ditions and aims of the Navy on arriving at the Academy. hHe has never made fame as an academic wizzard, but has carried on his work here with self-assurance of making good. Rick finds his diversion and greatest enthusiasm in lacrosse, a game he plays with a sincere love. In his manner, he is impartial to intimate and acquaint- ance,- always ready to aid, where possible, a class- mate or Plebe. hHe is easy going, even tempered, generous to an extreme, a stupendous storehouse of the latest dope, and a skuttlebutt peddler. Results of social combats are encouraging, but he is unfortunately not particularly conable. Thus he is endowed for life. MILTON ERNEST RICKETTS " Ricky " " Rick " Baltimore, Md. JOHN HENRY BESSON, JR. " Mike " " Mickie " Portland, Ore. THE old saying that an active body and a keen mind go hand in hand can be aptly applied to Mickie. in academics, he is found near the head of the class, and at all times during the year he is active in sports. His faculties are devoted to worthwhile things, and his fluency with the Ger- man language is to be envied. In his travels, both here and abroad, he still rates Oregon first. Of course he is to be found at most of the hops, but, as yet, he has not found his ideal. He is always a true friend, and one who will not sacrifice friend- ships for personal advancement. Class Football 3, 2. B Squad 1. Wrestling 4, 3, 2. Track 4, 3, 2, 1 . Log Board 3, 2, 1. Lucky Bag 1. 1 P. O. Star 4. 287 EMORY DAY STANLEY, JR. " Em " At Large EMORY Day Stanley, Jr., first saw the sun from Los Anseles on 29 August, 1913. Asa Navy Junior, he has seen a bit of the world, Europe, Africa, South and Latin America, and a good part of the United States. One of the most pro-Navy men since Phormio, he early determined to become a Naval Officer, preped at Swaverly, and had the good fortune to enter with the class of ' 35. An interview revealed that his hobby is aviation (preferably lighter-than-air), that he man- ages our boxers, that he religiously bones Time, and that he has a weakness for a particular member of the fairer sex. But he ' s not a bad sort of a fellow — ask his roommate. Boxing Manager 4, 3, 2, 1. Cut Exchange (Cruise 3, 1). Log 4, 3. 2 Stripes. Mdsqueraders 4, 3, 2, 1 . Musical Clubs 2, 1. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. M. P. O. I IKE most Native Sons, Butch took readily to I the Navy. In June, 1931, after a short cruise ' — with the Reserves, he turned in his dress blues for a suit of white works. Like all of us, he has had moments of doubt, but 1965 will probably find Butch still on the active list. A true sailor. Butch keeps one eye on the beach. Motorcycling in Annapolis is taboo, but he has found other ab- sorbing interests to take up his liberty time. Being a somewhat better than average student, his after- noons have been free. To fill them, he became a charter member of the Chief s weight lifting class, works on the Masqueraders costume committee, and sings in the choir. FRANK LLOYD BARROWS " Butch " Washington, D. C. 288 Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 . Hop Committee 1. 1 Stripe. SH! He ' s caulked off again! Be it in a Halifax graveyard or on a Crabtown sofa, Sleepy, the Manhattan-bred westerner, has a faculty for dropping off at odd moments. Six feet from thar to thar, blond as a sand dune, and just as salty. Sherry enjoys all things nautical. Hardened by the brine of Long Island Sound, he is a practical sailor, be it on yachts or destroyers, rather than an aca- demic one. Except for climbing trees, academics are not his long suit, but the climbing instinct does find a profitable outlet in the gym, where a gift for speed on the rope has made him one of Navy ' s flock of v orld beaters. STEPHEN SHERWOOD " Sleepy " " Steve " " Sherry ' New York City, N. Y. GEORGE HUTCHINSON ' " Hutch " West Newton, Mass. THE love of the sea brought Hutch into the Navy. Coming from the shores of the Bay State, he knows his ships and how to sail them. During the four years, academics and sports have fallen in his stride. Being a bit too versatile in sports. Hutch found that soccer, cross country, swimming, and track couldn ' t mix, so the soccer and swimming were reserved for class meets, while he cleaned up in the other two. His pastimes are sailing, answering his daily stock of mail, and Acey-Deucy. Neatness and steadiness have made him an ideal roommate. Being a true gentleman and a fine sport has made him a real friend. Who would ask for more? Soccer 4. Swimming 4. Class Water Polo 3 Track 4, 2, N . Cross Country 3, 2, 1, N. Captain 1. C. P. O. 289 NOEL ARTHUR MEREDYTH GAYLER Bong " " Kong " Birmingham, Ala. NOEL entered the Academy somewhat pre- pared for such a career by a short sojourn in an Army prep school and the hfe of a Navy Junior. A savoir by nature, with httle effort, he has stood high academically, especially in those subjects requiring the lavish manipulation of the English language. Inclined to leave until tomorrow what ought to be done today, he has developed to a remarkable degree the ability to accomplish wonders in nothing flat, to write perfect themes in but five minutes, and to wash his gloves but the minute before Chapel. Noel enjoys his creature comforts, likes sailing, and always manages to fall overboard on warm days, indulges in football when ambitious, drags occasionally, and makes a very pleasant, good-natured roommate. Class FootbdII 4, 2, 1. B Squad 3. Qudrterdecl Society 3, 2. 3 Stripes. 290 Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Wrestling 3, 2, 1, N. Class Football 3. 1 Stripe. SAVOIR, wrestler, and tennis player of high calibre, Jesse is a man with an unusual group of accomplishments. A Navy Junior and a traveler, he has led an interesting life. Infrequent dragger, he maintains a high percentage when he does drag. Persistently humming, his not unmelo- dious voice makes a regular accompaniment to the radio. Chow-hound extraordinary, he has always enough for all hands, hie is an ambitious man, and one very sure of where he is going, hie detests work poorly done, but he has wonderful patience with those who are perpetually frantic, and his calmly guiding hand has saved them many demerits. His sense of humor has made him a very pleasant roommate these many years. JESSE BISHOP GAY, JR. " Jess " Honolulu, Hawaii .S " .AUJ :-: I Mdsqueraders 2, 1. M. P. O. SIX foot one, with a substantial foundation, he s just d smooth apple from Swabo Longitude, Connecticut. hHe enjoys the hops, especially when dragging a certain admiral ' s daughter, but is often content to spend a hop night listening to his favorite orchestra over our laundry detector, much to the chagrin of the four O ' s and otherwise. What he and Fred Astaire don ' t know about the ballroom isn ' t worth mentioning. Art is a tennis player of no mean ability, a gentleman, a scholar, and a judge of good liquor, not to mention his being a star for the Masqueraders. By his sunny disposition and ready smile he has made lasting friendships. Rooming with Art the past four years has truly been enjoyable. ARTHUR MONTGOMERY PURDY " Art " " Monty " " Gummy " Greenwich, Conn. ROGER MYERS KEITHLY ' The hHannibal Cannibal " " Rufe " hHannibal, Mo. ' Stub " EXCEPT when smiling wistfully if called Stub, not even early in the morning have we ever found this boy anything but good natured. Athletics have always meant more than academics or the Radiator Club, and although a broken leg wrecked his football hopes nothing could keep him off the gym and swimming teams. For the rest, he ' s five feet seven, has hazel eyes, smokes a pipe, likes brunettes, loves a blonde, drags occasionally (but cautiously), loves to sleep, hates olives, is neither savvy nor wooden, prefers malted milk to beer, and his ambition is a year at Yale, then Big Business. As a wife he approaches the ideal — good natured, loyal, popular, sympathetic, a ha- bitual possessor of chow. Track 1. Swimming 3, 2. Football 4. Gym 4 Class Gym. Company Baseball 4, 3, 2. Goalkeeper 1. M. P. O. 291 JOE ROBERT PENLAND " Joe " " Pokerfdce ' Kings Mountain, N. C. HITCHING his wagon to a star early in his school career, he has risen high above the horizon oF life. Possessed of an undaunted ambition to acquire advanced education, he came to the Naval Academy to realize his ambition. In the resulting struggle he has proven his mettle. Being small of stature, he has confined his varsity athletic endeavors to boxing and cross country, but he spends a great deal of time on the tennis courts, hiking, and swimming. The fairer sex have also played their part in the life of this true son of the Southland. Firm in his convictions and true to his word, he exemplifies the type which can say, " We have met the enemy and they are ours. " Cross Country 3, 2. Boxing 3, 2. Glee Club 3. Quarterdeck Society 2. 1 P. O. Orchestra 4, 3. Lucky Bag StaFf 1. 2 Stripes. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. WIThI his energies directed towards the emulation of a very inspiring composite hero, the summation of the geniuses of two great scientists, Newton and Einstein, Ben leads a very interesting and chequered existence. Thus he is untiring in his quest for scientific knowl- edge, abhors dogmatism, champions the cause of direct, forceful thought in a world often cold towards it, is devoted to the music which has flowed from the pens of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms, and to the writings of Stevenson and Kip- ling, That quality which Ben most admires in those whom he choses to revere, namely, virility of mind and body, is reflected in him. An insuppressible volatility of enthusiasm and a buoyant sense of humor mark him apart. BENJAMIN GERBER WADE " Ben " Oak Park, III. 292 Small Bore 1. Outdoor Rifle 4, 3, 1. M. P. O. A MOTHER boy hailing from the Bay State, and he is plenty proud of it. From a httle town ' ' on the hlousatanic River, Ray heard the call of the Nyvee and decided to throw his lot with Uncle Sam ' s Pampered Pets. Ray is a veritable savoir and is always ready to help a classmate who is struggling for a 2.5. Although not an athlete and haunted by the call, " Fall in the Sub n Weak Squad, " Count is not a member of the Radiator Club, hie spends his time on the rifle range with Navy ' s best sharpshooters. Ray is one of the red- dest of Red Mikes; in short, he ' s a great little man and a swell roommate in any kind of weather. RAYMOND MAURICE PARRISH Ray " " Count Schnozzle " Great Barrington, Mass STANLEY WALTER LIPSKI " Leo " Northampton, Mass. HEY, mister, have you secured? " A very fa- miliar question to the Fourth Classmen a- round these parts. Leo has a habit of taking a fatherly interest in those poor, downtrodden Plebes, and, of course, they appreciate it. Leo has an aR ' able manner which enables him to get along with everyone except the Executive Department, who seems to put him on the spot quite frequently. Leo obtained his nickname back in Trigonometry when he demonstrated to Math profs how the- orems were proven. One member of his section thought him so brave that he dubbed him " Leo, the Lion-FHearted. ' FHls advice to Plebes is, " get wise to the Academic Department before it gets wise to you, and you ' ll never bilge out. " Baseball 4. Soccer 4. Boxing 4,2, 1. 1. P. O. ' 293 CLEMENT EDWARD LANGLOIS " Clem " " Mule " Suggsville, Ala. A MOTHER Southern gentleman in our midst! r Fresh from the Service Clem entered the ' Academy with a good idea of what to expect. His discerning and logical mind has en- abled him to more than hold his own in academics,- while outside that sphere his wit, although caustic at times, is popular and pleasing to the femmes. Calm of temperament, he has the accompanying qualities of a nearly limitless patience (having often tried it, we know). From a place on the sub-squad Plebe Summer, Clem swam right onto the suicide squad and has been there ever since. When not swimming, he wields a tennis racquet, or, the days being rainy, pounds a key in the radio shack. Wdter Polo 4, 3, 2, NA. Radio Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Press Gang 1. 2 Stripes. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Costume Gang 2, 1 . 2 Stripes. AN Army Junior who saw the light, this lad A answered the call of the sea. Young and ' fresh (not that way!) from high school, he started out with the zeal and energy of a reformer. He is still going strong too, as can be seen from his standings. Academics never worry him, but lately he has found something to worry about in the person of a little blonde. We hope his char- acteristic resourcefulness will help him there. With all that, he still finds time for his favorite sport, wrestling. Although new at the game, he won his " NA " Youngster Year. When not wrestling, he will be found playing tennis, lifting weights (see those muscles?) or strumming a banjo. " Navy life is the best. " DONALD NOBLE CLAY " Don " " Henry " Pittsburgh, Pa. 294 1 p. o. THE man with the great big name and the bright red hair came to us from the wilds of upstate New York by way of the Severn School. Some day he may bring that little town on the Susquehanna into the limelight. Red ' s athletic activities have been confined to the Barbell Squad, but he IS a husky animal — just ask one of the un- fortunates who eat at his table. Although keenly aware of the feminine sex and ambitions to be a snake, Red has never achieved the heights of snakedom. It is still a red letter day when he drags. Red is persevering and cannot be downed as shown by frequent tussles with the academics, from which he has always emerged triumphant. ROBERT VanRENSSELAER BASSETT " Red " " Barron " Oswego, N. Y. 4j« t- WILLIAM TRENT ROSSELL, JR. " Bunny " " Bill " Brooklyn, N. Y. SINCE he s from a family that has always boast- ed of a member serving in either the Army or Navy, it was only natural that Bunny should come to the Academy. Having already had a taste of the sea in the Naval Reserve, the change into the life here was not very abrupt. Starting early Plebe Summer, Bunny has not allowed the life here to give him any worries. Academics have never been a source of trouble, and most of his spare time has been occupied by intensive reading. Blessed with a keen sense of humor. Bunny is a welcome companion at any time. Although not a snake, he has spent a lot of time with a certain member of the fair sex from Baltimore. M. P. O. r " 295 KENNETH DAVID KERBY " Ken " " The Kid " " Kairebay " Cascade, Ida. KEN has a philosophy which tries to take an all-inclusive or panoramic view of life in all its phases, and his actions are always gov- erned accordingly. Likewise, whenever he at- tempts a new task, he puts his all into it until its accomplishment is made certain, hde is very studious in academics, but by no means confines all his at- tention to studies. Ken likes most sports, but seems to have a preference for boxing, hie appears to inherit as an exclusive patronage a desire to de- bate,- so beware. FHe is a wizard when it comes to writing out statements, and on numerous oc- casions his altruistic service in this field has been invaluable to an unfortunate classmate. Class Football 4, Numerals. Swimming 4, 2, 1 . 3 Stripes. Class Football 4, 2, 1. Class Gym 4. Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Choir 4, 3, 2, 1. Chairman Class Crest Committee. Chairman Class Ring Committee. Class Secretary-Treasurer 2, 1. 3 Stripes. PAUL hails from the Smoky City, but he soon dived out of the haze right into the limelight of Academy life and activities. The picture below on a pair of broad shoulders, with a very good natured and attractive personality, all ac- count for his many admiring friends. EHis proficiency and fine spirit have been well demonstrated by his accomplishments at the Academy, consisting of a high standing in academics, achievements in ath- letics and innumerable activities. EHe has retained the love of his Plebe Year sweetheart; he likes to laugh, write letters, organize committees, and is idealistic, hard-working, and conscientious. As an enthusiastic, amiable, and happy roommate, he was non-pareil; as a true friend, none could be better. GRAHAM PAUL BRIGHT ' Gram " " Grampawl " " Pau Pittsburgh, Pa. 296 Cross Country 4. Track 4, Numerals. Small Bore 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Reception Committee 3, 2. Star 4, 3, 2, 1. 2 Stripes. A FTER two years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bob decided that the Navy ' should get a break, and so he came to the Navy School on the Severn. From the start, he has held the upper hand ith the Academic Depart- ment vv jth very little effort. hHowever, he is always ready to help his less fortunate classmates, and is often found giving extra instruction before an ex- am. Bob likes to shoot and has consistently turned in high scores in both indoor and outdoor matches since Plebe Year. Hz is not at all averse to the fair sex but it is generally known that he is " that way " about the girl back home. ROBERT STEWART BURDICK " Bob " " Bird " Brookline, Mass. JOHN WATSON BOTTOMS " Jenny " Graceville, Fla. JOh N is the typical embodiment of the well- known and much written about strong and silent type. e has a great love for the Navy and for many and diverse ladies, and just as great an antipathy for academics and the Executive De- partment. One can never get him to acknowledge his loves; but is always willing to hold forth on either of the other two subjects, h e thoroughly enjoys a rousing argument, and the phrase,- " I ' ll bet you, " never fails to bring forth a vigorous response. FHis hobby seems to be the fine art of becoming a master billiard player. Nevertheless, as we ' ve found him sociable, likeable, and easy to get along with, we think the world needs many more like John. 1 P. O. 297 r ?,T.u hM! Ill II II II H I III!! II ft ff II II I m ' FREDERICK EDWARD BAKUTIS Fred ' " Bunky " " Bak " Brockton, Mass. HAIL to a loyal son of Massachusetts. He loves his home state and uses it as an active basis for comparison wherever he soes. Fred was born with an inherent sense of rhythm and love for music. FHe knows all of the modern orchestras. F e delights in getting down his own guitar and accompanying them as the music comes in over the ether. Like Ned in Jules Verne ' s " Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, " Fred would be an excellent harpooner, (at least he loves to throNA ' a javelin). Midshipmen often say that academics and dragging do not mix, but here is the exception that proves the rule, and he throws in sports just for good measure. Tracic 4, 3, 2, 1, N , Capt. 1. Mandolin Club 4, 3. N. A. 10 2, 1. Musical Clubs 4, 2. Manager Water Polo 4. 2 Stripes. H Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Costume Gang 4. 1 Stripe. ERE at the Academy John made his debut in Plebe Summer wrestling by taking all of his bouts in the company competition. Ever since then, John has given his share of grunts for Navy. Industry, intermingled with a fear that he isn ' t doing so well, has placed him among the savoirs. Ask him how well he did in an exam and the answer will almost invariably be, ' not so good. " F e is not exactly a snake, but never a hop goes by without John dragging. He likes to walk, occasionally breaks out a corn cob, falls asleep over his books practically every night and is de- voted to his folks to whom he is a credit. JOHN LAVERNE JAY " John " " Johnny " Ladysmith, Wis. 298 Wrestling 4. 1 P. O. FROM way back when, Dick fostered the hope for a naval career. He came to the Academy through the Reserves after a term at Cochran and Bryan ' s. Early distinction came to him as Juliet in that never-to-be-forgotten combination with Romeo. His favorite sport is wrestling, but sadly enough after a promising beginning on the Plebe squad, the academic battle took the bulk of his time. Once in the clear Second Class Year, out for the bone breaking game again, old man luck turned the tables (or was it an ankle?) and Dick spent Xmas leave on crutches. Dick has shown re- markable ability to take it on the chin and never let tough breaks interfere with his disposition. RICHARD MARVIN FARRELL " Dick " Mount Kisco, N. y. RODNEY JENKINS BADGER " Sookie " " Badge " Salt Lake City, Utah THROUGH some underground channels, Badge got word that Uncle Sam had a Navy. Although the closest he ' d ever been to the sea was the Great Salt Lake, he had managed to acquire a roHing gait and an ' I ve been around the Horn " attitude. Other than one Xmas leave spent at the Academy at the request of the Super- intendent, the going has been smooth. It took the sobriquet Sookie to arouse his ire long enough to gain a regular berth on the basketball team, and consequently bring an " N-star " back to flount be- fore us admiring non-combatants. His crowning achievement, however, is his ability to prevent that post-reveille period of gloom from getting him down. What is your secret, Badge? Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1, N . 1 P. O. 299 JACK MURRAY SEYMOUR " Jdck " Ardmore, Pa. NVARIABLY his sreeting each morning, fair or foul, is " It ' s a great day for sailing! " Knows and loves his ships, sailing ones especially. Will plan with you any time for a cruise around the world in a ketch. hHas often been found plotting the courses or dreaming of the things he would do in the ports of call. Always interested and en- thusiastic, he keeps busy with studies and activi- ties. Manages to maintain an unruffled disposition, hias a serious mein that couples readily with an engaging grin. Can find something to be glad about in the present. Likes chess and contract, listening to philharmonic orchestras, sweep-swing- ing on the Severn, being salty. Navigation, smok- ing his pipes. hHis pet ambition: to design racing yachts. Football 4. Crew 4, 3, 2, 1. Hop Committee 3, 2. Lucky Bag Staff 2. Ring Dance Committee 2. Reception Committee 2. 2 Stripes. 300 Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Water Polo 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Lacrosse 4, 2, 1, Numerals. Company Representative 2. 5 Stripes. A LThHOUGhH using haughty phrases to ex- r press his most ethereal thoughts, Nev dis- ' cards culture and grits his teeth on the football field or in the pool. There he is, the burly athlete who refuses to be beaten. Always busy at the many tasks before him, Nev bemoans the fact that there are too few hours in the day to complete them. If you drop in on him some Sunday afternoon, you are likely to find him writing letters, or even reading the latest book. But, creep in on tiptoe, and you might surprise him boning tomorrow ' s Ordnance! It is this element of perseverance and conscientiousness in Nev which has carried him to the top in academics, athletics, and personality. JOHN NEVIN SHAFFER " Nev " Bedford, Pa. Reception Committee 4, 3, 2. Radiator Club 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. JOE was born knowing how to make friends, and during his six years with us at the Acad- emy has drawn toward himself a host of them by his geniahty, wiNingness to help a classmate, and a sense of humor. In Joe, we find a happy medium. He is neither a Red Mike nor a snake, neither a bookworm nor a " Carvel Charlie " and yet Joe is always ready for a good time in his spare moments, whether it mean a game of tennis, a sail on the Severn, a rubber of bridge, or a movie out in town, hie combines a practical mind with high ambitions and a well rounded character. SAMUEL FLOYD SPENCER " Joe " Cave Spring, Ga. HENRY CHALFANT GEARING, 111 " FHenry " Washington, D. C. HENRY possesses a dual personality. The boy: light, jovial, friendly; the man: methodical, serious, studious. On week-ends, the play- boy is dragging and care-free,- during the week his sturdy nature dominates and keeps him sat. Both widely and well read, he has a faultless choice of literature. FHe is capable of picking out good points and defects of books with the best of critics. FHenry shines in bridge. FHe could prob- ably take a " bust " hand and make a grand slam in no trumps. Whether it is Culbertson, Sims, or Winslow, FHenry excels. Thorough, but entirely human; likeable, but seldom intimate; dignified, but far from aloof — thus FHenry ' s complex nature makes him the reliable, independent, and jolly person that he is. BasketbdII Assistant Manager 4, 3. M. P. O. 301 I JOHN BURNETT CLINE " Johnny " Marion, III. BACK in 31, Marion sent us one of her prize sons. One look at this tall, dark, and hand- some youth convinces one that he " has what it takes. ' Another look reveals those big brown eyes which convince the femmes that he has what takes them. Winter Finds Johnny sighting those brown eyes on the basket. Once, he heard people became famous just for running. Never having tried it, he tested his speed in Thompson Stadium and v as deemed a " natural. " To know Johnny, one must understand his musical soul and appreciate the way he makes a " sax " soothe tired nerves. Savvy? Yes. Personality? Yes. These two traits have made Johnny a host of friends who will re- gret to see him go. Bdsl etball 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Trdcl 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Hop Commiltee 3, 2, 1. Chdirman 1. Ring Dance Committee. N. A. 10 4, 3, 2, 1. Musical Clubs 4, 3, 2, 1. Asst. Director 2. N. A. C. A. Council 2, 1. 2 Stripes. 302 Football 4, 3, 2, 1, N ' Basketball 4, 3. 3 Stripes. SOUADS right " in six counts (with illustra- tions) must have been something brought out in hHoly at Milton School — as also was that innocent stare and smooth talk the ladies seem to " go for. " Academics have never held much of a threat for Chub. In fact, along with a high stand- ing, he finds time and ambition enough to help along those unfortunates who " don ' t get this stuff so well. " Anyone who ' s seen the mighty midget at work in a football suit knows that there is nothing In cleats too rough, tough, and nasty for him. He uses plenty of head work too, whether it ' s calling signals or just calling the right answers; in the future he should do plenty of both. HOLMAN LEE, JR. ' Holy " " Chub Chub " " Sonny " Boonville, Mo. ji liijll; ' i Crew 4, 3, 2, 1, N A. Lucky Bag 2, 1. Reef Points 4, 3. Hop Committee 1. Glee Club 4. M. P. O. WITH an ease that drew the envy and ad- miration of his classmates, Red sailed through his course with plenty of deep water under his keel. Studies never troubling him, they left him plenty of time to give expression to his varied interests. Sports, music, and dragging all found their proper place in his well regulated schedule. Crew, however, held his greatest en- thusiasm. Every spring afternoon, he could be found lending a skilful hand and a few extra pounds to the lightweights. As a wife, his un- varying good nature, sunny disposition, and un- failing readiness to help a fellow out proved him invaluable in the full meaning of the word. He is a representative of whom Illinois can well be proud. JOHN WILLIAM THOMAS " Red " " Beacon " Springfield, III. ALTON EDWIN PADDOCK " Paddy " " Al " " Pete " Port Washington, N. Y. • A LMOST from the time Paddy first cracked his ports to the world and gazed upon the ' blue waters of Long Island Sound, he has had the desire to follow the sea. Toward this end, he has spent four years at the Naval Academy — happy years indeed, for, having no academic trou- bles, he has had the time to make numerous friends, to drag consistently, and to spend his leisure mo- ments as desired. Never given to passing recrea- tion hours in his room, he could usually be found engaged in a friendly game of touch football or tennis, except during the spring months when he concentrated on baseball. Aside from the fact that he plays a violin, he has been one perfect room- mate. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Orchestra 4, 3, 2, 1. 1 Stripe. 303 RICHARD GORDON JACK " Dick " " Jack " Cincinnati, Ohio WHERE ' S formation? What ' s the uniform? What do we have this period? " These and a hundred other similar questions can be heard every time Dick hears a bell ring, as a result of his spending most of his time study hours reading all sorts of newspapers, magazines, and books. He likes the femmes and likes to drag, but he loves to argue and play bridge. When he isn t listening to an opera or a symphony over the radio, he ' s singing one of his own. He ' s from Cincinnati and maybe that accounts for his liking for beer which is so great that even at Skipper ' s inspection an imported stein beams forth joy and cheer from the shelves of his locker. Glee Club 3, 2, 1. Masqueraders 1. Reef Points 2. M. P. O. 1 P. O. TIME: Anytime. Place: Any place. First Voice, " What ' s that horrible racket all about? " Sec- ond Voice, " Oh! that ' s only Mooney ar- guing again! " The grand passion of this httle Irishman from the fair state of Connecticut is argu- ment. No matter what the point at stake, he will dispute for hours at a time on eitherside with any- one and everyone who will debate with him; and he never loses a fight, at least in his own opinion. Not content with this achievement, he inflicts fur- ther punishment on all his neighbors by extracting most mournful and excruciating tones from his old tin saxophone. An unmilitary figure and the Ex- ecutive Department are his only sources of woe! Ouote, " Now there shouldn ' t be any demerits! " WALTER LAWERENCE MOONEY " Mahat " " Walt " " Moonberg " Bridgeport, Conn. 304 Wrestlins 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. Class Football 3, 2. Class Lacrosse 3, 2. Glee Club 3, 2. Quarterdeck Society 3, 2. Lucky Bag StaFf 1. C. P. O. INDUSTRIOUS, modest, quiet, and unassumins — these are the adjectives that best typify the character of Lamont. His industry is shown in many fields of endeavor, not alone in academics, but also in athletics and music. We all can recall the days vv ' hen escorting feminine pulchritude was farthest from his thoughts. " The old order chang- eth, " and from R ed Mike extraordinaire, he has risen to snake par excellence. When he ' s not drag- ging or thinking of some blonde or brunette, he is over in the gymnasium tenaciously holding his seal atthe wrestling training table. Nevertheless, there ' s never a Sunday afternoon that he ' s not seen cutting a smooth figure on the historic old dance floor of Carvel Hall. JAMES LAMONT JOHNSTON Junior " ' Johnny " " Lamont " Falls Church, Va. KENNETH JOHN SANGER " Ken ' " K. J. " Long Island, N. Y. A TRUE snake, Ken seems to be at his best when he is dragging. Often, he finds himself in ' some almost hopeless dilemma about ar- rangements for a week-end. He began his atten- tions to the fair sex before he entered the Acad- emy, and his romantic nature became evident to us during Plebe Year. He corresponded with several girls then, and made us green-eyed. Violin in the winter and sailing in the summer are his pastimes. On leave, his sport is horseback riding. At the Academy, boxing and rifle have attracted him. He has done well in academics as is shown by his class standing. Full of ideas, he is ever in- teresting to talk to. Boxing 4, 3, Numerals. RiFle 4. Company RiRe 3, 2, 1. Orchestra 4, 3, 2. 2 Stripes. 305 BRISCOL CHIPMAN " Brick " " Chip " Newton, Mass. FROM the maze of Massachusetts numerous Newtons comes Brick, bringing with him prac- tically all of the characteristics of a true New Englander and the undying faith that the Red Sox will some day win the pennant. hHis greatest hob- by, perhaps, is music. Not that he is a great mu- sician; in fact, we doubt if he could pick out the simplest tune on a piano with one finger, but just ask him about the best orchestra in this country or abroad and he ' ll give you a dissertation, the likes you ' ve never heard before. - e has little touble with academics and in between times likes to read, preferably books on philosophy. hHe is a baseball enthusiast and a pitcher of no mean ability. Baseball 4, 3, 2, 1, NA. C. P. O. Basketball 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Track 4, 3, 2, 1, N . Soccer 4, 3, Numerals. 2 Stripes. SOME secluded hamlet nestled among the coal mines of good old Pennsylvania gave us Butch. It " did itself rather proud " thereby, and so did its native son. Since Plebe Summer these four years have seen his six feet four inches capering above basketball court and track alike, with several N-stars for his pains. In other fields, he has shown a marked deference towards movies, magazines, food, and sleep, especially the latter. In fact, most study hours have found him tucked away long before the prescribed hour. Academ- ically, Gus has come through with but a single battle scar, a slight misunderstanding with the Mathematics Department. Gentlemen, place your bets! We ' ll take the tall one directly below. ARTHUR TURN DECKER " Butch " " Art " " Gus " Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 306 Fencing 9, 1 . Class Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1. M. P. O. THERE are three things that are noticeable about Amos. One is his curly hair, another is his long legs, and the third is his dancing. Even the duty officers have noticed his dancing. After trying several sports, Amos finally found that his long legs would serve him best at fencing. The curly hair only gets him into trouble. Amos would naturally rather concentrate on one femme, but the rest of them won ' t keep their fingers out of his wavy locks. Consequently, his attentions are di- verted. Now as to his vices; there are none — that is, he only tries to tap dance, has a natural tendency to burst into song, and has a passion for arguing. AMOS TOWNSEND HATHAWAY " Amos " " Aimee " Bakersfield, Calif. ' y MARTIN TEAFORD HATCHER " T " " Hatch- Bedford, Vd. A YEAR before entering the Academy, Teaford dropped anchor in Crabtown to receive his first impressions of the Navy. As Plebe Year offered few obstacles in the way of academ- ics, he had ample time for lacrosse, boxing, and sub-squad.Thesesports, however, weren ' t destined to occupy all his time, for during Youngster and Second Class Year Teaford won the distinction for dragging 4.0 ' s and becoming entrenched as a charter member in the Orde r of Carvel Charlies. Smooth in dragging, smooth in the classroom, while most of us wondered about the next 2.5, Teaford was taking things in a most unconcerned manner. Perhaps it ' s this attitude or his desires for maga- zines and longer week-ends that make him the jolly, unselfish, and genial person he is. Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. G. P. O. 307 CHARLES DAVID HOOVER " Herbie " " Herb " Johnstown, Pa. HERBIE IS the name. Why? Don ' t ask. He hails from ' way out West where they had the Johnstown flood. Plebe Year, his dramatic interests came to the fore, and we saw him in the Masquerader ' s play. As a ' V ' oungster, he played the role of the unforgettable King 2 P. O. for the Musical Clubs. However, as a Second Classman, dramatics waned in favor of his constructive abili- ties. He is the proud builder of a radio, a model ship, and a high-powered speed boat. In addition, my friends, when you want to hear strange tales of the strangest happenings, corner Herb and his friend Drip. They have some hair-raising stories of eaves that will turn your blood to water. Mdsqueraders 4, 1. Musical Clubs 3. 1 P. O. Cross Country 4. Boxing 4. Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Class Water Polo 3. 1 P. O. COULD he be thinking of those candidate days when he spent many carefree hours thither and very, very yon? Or perhaps he ' s thinking of the fateful step that ended in Plebe Summer, when he tried to decide between being an athlete or just another good fellow. Maybe, on choosing both, he is trying to figure out by how many laps he won his first track meet. Oh, he ' s counting on both hands now, and there seem to be a shortage of fingers. It ' s mathematics, to be sure, his favorite pastime. But wait; he ' s mumbling, recalling, perhaps that last leave in Troy. Oh, I can hear it now! " Three, six, two. Hurrah, I can drag this xA eek-end! " GEORGE ELLIOT DAVIS, JR " Oscar " " Dave " Troy, N. y. 308 Track 4, 3, 1. Cross Country 4, 2, 1, N, Reception Committee 3, 2, 1. Press Gang 1 . M. P. O. EVERYONE else says Middle West, but Ozzie claims it ' s the Central North. Anyway, he dropped out of a Dakota blizzard, and, run- ning to restore circulation, made a letter in cross country. During the winter he reads omnivorous- ly, but, come Spring, he gets a fever, and goes for track via the mile route, hies greatly amused by sarcastic profs. The good ones bore him, but he loves to bait the tough ones with his own par- ticular brand of sly humor, which, incidentally, will some day remove him forcibly from Red Mike ranks. Tomorrow is another day, and Ozzie ' s brow is singularly unfurrowed by care. hHe will prob- ably sail blithely through almost everything he meets and never even get his hair mussed. WALLACE MARTIN NELSON " Admiral " Ozzie " Grand Forks, N. D. EDWIN PRESTON PENNEBAKER, JR. " Penny " " Ed " San Diego, Calif. CALIFORNIA, here I come, " for Penny is counting the days until his return home with the Sam Browne of the Marine Corps across his shoulders. FHe ' s a man of moods, gay and bantering, serious and reserved, a happy com- bination which has brought him many true friends. As an athlete, he has distinguished himself by his versatility rather than by specialization, having tried no less than fifteen sports, each one lasting an average of one week, only track (the javelin) showing any permanency. Two major outlets for Penny ' s continually effervescing energy are man- aging the Press Detail in season and dragging in and out of season — which introduces an important problem, the East and the West. And never the twain shall meet, he hopes. Press Gang 2. Chairman 1. 1 Stripe. 309 Lacrosse 4, 3, 2, 1 . 1 P. O. GEORGE TOWNE BAKER " Georgetown " Sdunderstown, R. I. WHAT have we got in Nav? " With this, George tosses aside the Water Polo sec- tion of the newspaper immediately be- fore release, so that the Academic Department won ' t get too far ahead of him. hlowever, he is soon back to the suicide club, to him, the only really enjoyable part of academic life. George is also fond of declaring that there is nothing like a good cruise in the spring. Hie has an easy-going disposition which attracts friends to him. They understand his true, affable nature even though he at times appears indifferent. His ambition remains, as yet, to be discovered, unless it be to start sailing and keep sailing. Water Polo 3, 2, 1, N. Football 4, 3, 2. 1 P. O. OUT of nowhere. Drip came to the Naval Academy. Why, or for what purpose it is hard to say. His ultimate aim is to be an officer. But today, Drip is without cares or worries. Occasionally he has bursts of athletic enthusiasm, but such outbursts have been short lived. He pre- fers to rest, which is the natural recreation of such a " genius. " He likes to be amused by the simple things of life, and is always ready to leave his books to listen to someone ' s idle chatter. He claims to have ideas, but as yet they are under de- veloped. Once under way. Doyen ought to get somewhere. He might too. DOYEN KLEIN " Drip " San Francisco, Cali t 310 ( Football 4, 2. Pep Committee 3, 2, 1. Chairman 1. 2 Stripes. By entering our class on the first day of its existence, Les reached his boyhood goah " I wanna be a sailor! " The Big Blue Team could have used Northern hHigh ' s former Captain, but Old Lady Luck — of the " hard " variety — thought differently. hHowever, sit with Les any fall after- noon and you ' ll get all the dope on how the game should be played. No Radiator Club for Les. Any afternoon will find him in the gym, punching the bag or going into contortions on the mat. hHis hobby of hoarding seemingly useless gadgets will eventually cause the realization of his ambition to accomplish something for mankind. Need a piece of string, a nail, or a box? There ' s no hesitation where to go. Ask Les! LESLIE EDWARD ROSENBERG " Les " " Rosy " Detroit, Mich. HERSCHEL JOSEPH GOLDBERG ' Rube " " hHersh " St. Joseph, Mo. SOMEhHOW the Missouri Mule didn ' t take to the Army Mule, and Rube made his way to the banks of the Severn. Unlike the famous Rube Goldberg, he didn ' t take to cartooning in- tricate mechanical devices and eccentric contrap- tions. Nevertheless, he lives up to the name in that he has a keen sense of humor and is unbearable only when he falls back upon his questionable ability at punning. Lucky in love and lucky at cards goes a long way toward characterizing Rube, but the fact that he is the kingpin of the Sub Squad should not be omitted. V s hobbies are v restling, contract, and sleeping, hlis ambitions have led him to hitch his wagon to a star. Press Gang 1. Company RiFle Team 3, 2, 1. Company Pistol Team 3, 2, ' 1 C. P. O. 311 f Crew Manager 4, 3, 2, 1, N. 3 Stripes. CONSTANTINE ARTHUR KARABERIS " Connie " Manchester, N. H. you may have thousht Gibraltar was some- thing; but here, folks, is a real Rock of Gibraltar in our very midst. Connie s un- faltering way along the varied paths of a Midship- man ' s life, his success in usually getting what he went after (including stamps and Sunday papers), and his ideas about women in general and one in particular, are famous. But how he does rave about those White Mountain hills of his! Some people take it in, too. Connie would spend all his leave skiing or climbing around his mountains, if it weren ' t for that other much stronger attraction up there, h e has tried his hand at soccer, track, and gym, and has proved himself a good sport and a real friend. Track 2, 1. Company Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1. Class Ring Committee. 1 Stripe. GO West, brother " has been ringing in our ears since Johnny ' s first appearance. His inexhaustible store of tales extolling the beauty of western mountains have caused many Sunday afternoon arguments. He aspires to travel the world over, and it is his pet subject for con- versation. Studies have only been a means of es- tablishing his position among the savoirs. After- noons find him at the boat hourse or rowing on the Severn. He takes a special delight in solving puzzles, especially of bridge hands. The formation bell invariably interrupts him in the act of dressing, thus necessitating a mad dash to make formation. His classmates will always be indebted for his helpfulness, even if the situation requires him to drag blind. JOHN N. GRUGER " Johnny " Seattle, Wash. 312 Water Poio 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Track 4, 3, 2, 1. Class Football 2, 1. 1 P. O. H OWS to borrow a handkerchief, or what have you? " That introduces Eddie, the Sreatest borrower and lender in the Navy. Lends out everything he owns, and then borrows someone else ' s. This Tar Heel sandblower is one of the leading social lions of the Academy, and never stands a week-end watch, because he is al- ways dragging. To the surprise of many he became a one woman man during Youngster Year, and water polo and a little Rebel girl became two of his greatest loves. Quite successful at both of them, too. hHaving plenty of personality, Ed is adept at making friends, and has been a great help in brightening a long four years, hie is also an experienced and successful sea-lawyer. EDWARD COBB OUTLAW " Ed " " Eddie " Goldsboro, N. C. WALTON BURGESS WALTERS " Walt " " Curly " Washington, N. C. BASEBALL?; Sure, ask Walt. " EHe knows every professional ball player, manager, water boy, and peanut vender by their nicknames. Also, he ' s a ladies man, with blond, curly hair that seems to be irresistible! Just ask him about Lynch- burg, Philly, Washington, and New York,- but don ' t forget the one and only at home. Fan mail is merely a part of the day ' s work. What could be more familiar than to hear, " hley! You ' re on the Nav tree? " Being, himself, a steady citizen, he never graces trees with the rest of the N. C. boys. Not without faults, but with everything to counter- balance them, Walt has been found a pretty swell gent, and an easy one to get along with. Baseball 4, 3, 2, NA. 1 Stripe. 313 mm. Gym 4, 3, Numeral. Track 2, Numeral. Boxing 1. Golf 1. Choir. M. P. O. B MARION HENRY EPPES " Hank " " Henry " " Oips " Warrior, Ala. ECOMING interested in the Navy throush friends in the Service, Henry forsook his out- door hfe down in Alabam ' for the lure of the blue and gold. Once here, his interest in sports soon became centered in the gymnasium, and being a good gymnast, gym has continued to rank as his favorite occupation, but he has many others. Among them, habitually movie-going, read- ing books on the sea and adventu re, and learning new tunes on his trusty harmonica. Hank s greatest assets are a likeable personality and his sincerity in whatever he does. His immediate ambition is obtaining wings at Pensacola, chosen on the con- crete basis of a naturaj liking for aviation, coupled with the apparently bright future in this field. Gym 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Capt. 1. Log 1. Trident 3. 2 Stripes. 314 B-WELL got interested in the Navy through a home town Midshipman, resolved to see the world, began by prepping at Marion, and finally arrived in Crabtown. Undaunted by the academic storms of four years, Eddie sings in the shower, whistles in bed, and dances to the radio,- has days of unexplainable happiness, and equally mysterious depressions. He thrives on rhythm, but takes his dissipation in the form of various sports. Above average in golf, a steady tennis player, able to get about in the gym, and has occasional en- thusiasm for track, claims to be too selfish to fall in love, but never misses a hop and has been seen at Carvel. Will probably become known as the " clarineting admiral. EDWARD WILLIAM BRIDEWELL " Eddie " " Ed " " B-well " Forrest City, Ark. ' • «««S(g»»- ■ 1 p. o. A LMOST d Navy Junior, Georse comes from d Coast Gudrd fdmily which is soon to ' bodst of sons in the three brdnches of the Service. George first acquired his sense of humor while batthng with the Ac Department his Plebe Year. Now his least efforts would result in his sporting two stars. Although not a Red Mike, George still lays claim to never having fallen for a pretty face. In this respect he stands above his neighbors, although some mean people do insist in alluding to the fact that he has dragged one certain girl continuously to fourteen hops. George has the ability of getting along with anyone. Best of luck George, keep your name out of the grounding cases. GEORGE HENRY CAIRNES " Beaut " Chevy Chase, Md. " SSm JOHN DOUGLAS STEVENS Steve " Jack " Honolulu, HdWdii A LTHOUGH d Ndvy Junior he entered the gdtes in ds much of d ddze as any of us and ' ' enjoyed learning the realities of Academy life. During our much-looked-back-on Plebe Year, we found that Steve had a sense of humor, and could " take it. " He is a worker, but his work has brought more success to the swimming team than to his academics. In the pool he is a flash; in classes just another thoughtless student trying to remem- ber. At first we thought that Steve might be a handsome Red Mike, but we found that he was protecting the fair ones against d mdgnetic attrac- tion which they do not seem able to resist. Swimming 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Christmas Card Committee 2, 1. Glee Club 3. 1 Stripe. 315 ,? iff A MANNING MARIUS KIMMEL " Kim " Wdshinston, D. C. AT first glance, this young man might appear " to be d very model person. hHe ' s well ' mannered and attractive, but there are hidden sides to his nature that only a W z could know. For instance, most people never suspect that his disposition is terrible before breakfast,- that his taste in hair-cuts is atrocious,- or that he is as temperamental as the well-known prima donna. Manning ' s love of life is erratic,- he drops from the pinnacle of bliss to the dark abyss of doubt in a couple of hours. hHis one interest in life is tennis, but he likes all sports, and is an authority on ath- letic records. One might add that he cuts a wicked buck and wing on the dance floor Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, N. Football 4. 1 Stripe. Assistant Crew Manager 4, 3, 2. Pep Committee 2, 1 . 3 Stripes. WHEN one looks at Joe, this question im- mediately pleads for an answer, " what is it? " Joe is always prepared to reply, and his staggering self-appraisal always leaves one wondering whether it be man or god. Only his weakness for the flesh wards off visions of celestial glory. A ticket to Georgia always looks good to this Middie, and no wonder, for he has a surprise package waiting for him at the other end that keeps his mind continually in a state of unrest. Joe is usually possessed of a mild temperament, but on occasions has a passion for throwing radios from the window, hie is noted for his tact, and is the perfect example of the " gentleman from Georgia. " JOSEPH MELVIN LYLE " Joe " Augusta, Ga. 316 Class Football 4, 3, 2, 1. Boxing 3, 2, 1 . Gym 4. Reception Committee 3, 2. 1 P. O. A MOTHER Wdshingtonian, dithough born m the wild and woolly West, George came ' to the Academy without the extra year in prep school needed by so many. After coming out of the fog of Plebe Summer, he settled down to the task of keeping ahead of the Academic De- partments by a wide margin and going out for various sports including football, gym, and boxing, the latter being his best and having earned for him the nickname of " Punchy. " Sports however, do not cause him to neglect the weaker sex, and he is always seen at Carvel on Sundays getting a real workout after four periods of football. Easy to get along with, and as good natured as anyone can be, he has to be m the ring before he can become aroused, and then, watch out! GEORGE LISSANT CONKEY " Punchy " " Lloyd " Washington, D. C. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS RAMSEY " Fred " " Trooper " ' Gus ' Washington, D. C. ThHE son of a Marine officer, Fred needed no introduction to the Service. Since the day he entered, he has accepted all events, no matter how perplexing, with a philosophical good hum- or. Small of stature, but big of heart and spirit, no one else has ever found him unwilling to lend a helping hand, be the problem Juice or a blind drag. With a romantic nature, a contagious en- thus iasm in all undertakings, a keen sense of humor, never bothered or worried by trifles, Fred enjoys life. FHowever, when assigned a task, he does it promptly and efficiently. He is loyal and a true friend; with a sense of justice and fair play. Good luck, Fred. 1 Stripe. 317 G. P. O. JOHN DAY GERWICK " Jack " Toledo, Ohio JACK, while still in high school, became a sea rover, going to London in 1929 aboard a freighter. After this experience, there was only one solution to his future: the Navy, h e came to the Naval Academy for preparation. hHe does not study all the time, but refuses to waste it play- ing bridge. hHe is savvy, but would probably get lower marks if there were another Anthony Ad- verse to be read. In the musical field, Paul White- man ' s band satisfies. His choice of drags is rivaled only by his selection of pipes,- he spentyears comb- ing the United States and Europe before finally finding a suitable briar in the fastness of upper Canada. One word description — temperamental. Fencing 2, 1. 2 Stripes. JEFF hails from the farm, is proud of it, and hopes to go back some day. The rest of the world is interesting, but there is no place that can compare with Texas. If he ever gets angry, he does not show it, but is possessed of an envi- able, even temperament. His wit is dry and subtle, and, although not much of a talker, when he does say something he really says something worth while. He is a devoted follower of all athletics, and can often be found wrestling in the gym. The snaking tendency is somewhat modified by his faithfulness to the Texas O. A. O. He enjoys hill- billy songs, is an extensive reader, and can quote poetry from all ages. JEFFERSON DAVIS PARKER ■■Jeff " ' ■J. D. " ■■Popeye " Grandview, Tex. 318 Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Wrestling 4, 2, Numeral. Class Water Polo. 2 Stripes. Star. IT was a matter of course for tfiis serious-minded young Wasfiingtonian to take first place in the Presidential, and likewise be a star man while here. A great love for tennis caused him to play this game furiously every year. On Sundays, how- ever, his main exercise was dancing at Carvel, and usually dragging. A man of strong likes and dis- likes, Roscoe thinks eating and sleeping two of the world ' s greatest pleasures, and hill-billy songs and baseball two of the world ' s greatest curses. Probably resulting from many travels in the Orient, he acquired several Asiatic ways, but in spite of this, and his savvyness, he is very practical, and it requires no act of Congress to call him a gentle- man. ROSCOE FRANKLIN DILLEN, JR. " The Count " Washington, D. C. BENJAMIN LONG EDES TALMAN " Edes " Washington, D. C. EDES Talman, a tall, suave Washingtonian, came to our Navy with few illusions and sheltered none. Long time anchor section man, he has been in deep water only once. That time Calculus, bugaboo of savoirs, nearly got him. hHe studied; passed. Cautious, he loves wisely, not well, and avoids scenes where possible. When pressed he will discuss a beautious, mysterious woman whom he met on the " Paris. " He plays tennis with great zest and his left hand, boxes sparringly, untroubled by weight, dances lightly and weekly at Carvel, and draws fine pictures. Lean, angular Talman manages to conceal his life of quiet from most of his acquaintances, appears, and is, a polished gen- tleman and good companion. Boxing 4, 2, Numeral. Soccer 4, Numeral. Tennis 4, 3, 2, 1, Numeral. Art Club 1. 1 P. O. A 319 LAWRENCE LOTT EDGE " Eggs " " Larry " " General Columbus, Ga. EGGS Edge lost his nickname Plebe Summer when they made hjw cM e h -rrS e to L. L. Edge. Howev i fl TOt losOiis pleasant personality which ni s ane tn his deep inner nature. f)le s f guards this( good disposition by up as a gymnast. Unable to keep photography at the Academy, he y-.pS his artistr: nature in sketching. Study hour discussions feviial his knowledge, accumulated from reazJing philosophy and science. hHis views are so well thought out they are nigh unchange- able, but justly so. - s claim of a strong heart waited until the right one came along and then — may bliss be eternal. Cross Country 4. Tracl 4, 1. Gym 3, 2, 1, N A. Class Crest Committee Company [Representative 4, 3, 2. Lucky Bag Biography Editor 2, 1. 4 Stripes. Star, 4, 2, 1. Wrestling 4, 3, 2, 1, Numerals. Radio Club 4, 3. M. P. O. NOT a Boy Scout, but a Seascout — thus be- gan his naval career. Possessed of an almost boyish enthusiasm for life, especially in the practical realms of science and the sea — thus one discovers him on first acquaintance. Characterized inwardly by an underlying seriousness and ideal- ism, and outwardly by indefatigable industry — thus he was always fighting the academics, although never in real danger. Equipped with rather more of an engineering type of mind than of a research type — thus he usually finds himself better in prac- tical phases of endeavor. Exemplifying patience, understanding, and generosity — thus, as a room- mate, he will be unforgettable. Learned his lesson about women once — thus he lied, and came back SAM NIXDORFF " Sammy " " Nix Schenectady, N. Y. ♦ 320 Second Class First and Second Battalions J. W. Moreau, Vice-President As the delivery of the last diploma bids " adieu " to thirty-five, the Class of 1936 comes into its full heritage. Three years of serving our guns in the face of the repeated attacks of academics, three years of hand to hand struggle vv ' ith the Executive Depart- ment, three years of waiting are culminated in that appellation " Joe Gish, first class. " In these three full years v e have endeavored to demonstrate our capacity for the assump- tion of responsibility. We have earned the right to command. Our heritage gives us these things in full measure. It delivers into our hands the preservation of the traditions of the Naval Academy and the maintenance of the spirit of the Regiment. Second Class Third and Fourth Battalions The Ring Dance, the words " six men ab- sent, sir, " and the ring weighing down our left hand serve as a climax to three good years. In the years that have elapsed since we walked through the Main Gate out of civil- ian life, we have shared many experiences, many ordeals. " Sat and savvy " we await the new year. First Class Year promises to be the best year of all. R. hH. I. P. awaits us, but above all we see the stripe on each sleeve foreshadowing the time when we shall go to take our places in the Fleet. We go into the future with confidence, ready to assume our responsibilities, and determined to make the name of Thirty-Six known and respected. R. R. Pratt, Secretary-Treasurer 323 Third Class -€ ' C Bl» - » • . - L %. 1 " ■ . tC I BnT M K ' bdJBV ' I H ' IK mI I If Ft HI ■■■■■■Hit -- ' w B l yL bP ' ■ « ' ' • ■B|Bgsj Bpyffi| r - ' wlK ! a " — y ' t First dnd Second Battdlions E. W. Hessel, Vice-President Thirty-seven is in the saddle and riding hard. Some among us have been throv n but greater skill and still greater achievement has come to the rest of us as now, suddenly, we are about to dash across the half-way mark. The route by which we have come does not seem so long in retrospect — busy Plebe Summer; the trials of our first " ac " year,- June Week; Youngster Cruise with its mem- ories of London, The Riviera, and Rome, short range battle practice; the thrill of that lone diag; " Sep leave; and now another " ac " year about to b€ tucked away. 324 Third Class i... .j:. -J . i, — iiirjini ' rfirr-- ' :C; . - : :--iAX .- j ft ggSfc ' I.J) ' it.Mrmmi mnrm; r mi— ji«L-t. . , i i ri. nft i n f ji ' gf Third and Fourth Battalions To thirty-Five about to leave us, we raise our caps and wish them fair winds as a token of our regard for a job well done. In the indoctrination of Plebe Year and the work and pleasures of Youngster Cruise, by pre- cept and example we have learned from them. It has been an impressive performance they have set us, not the least of which was our first victory over Army within a span of thirteen years, and for the mutual pride we take in our accomplishments here, we pledge ourselves to strive for emulation and possible transcendance. ' 37 ill carry on toward the betterment of the Academy and the Service. A. W. Rich Secretary-Treasurer 325 Fourth Class First and Second Battalions Last June we were strangers. Coming from every state and territory, filled with varied emotions, but bound by a desire to become a part of the first line of defense, we started our new life. Daily drills of infantry, rifle range, athletics, seamanship and gym- nasium introduced us to the life in the Navy. Lazy evenings spent writing letters in our new found slang, visiting our classmates, occasionally varied by Bull lectures or that unforgetable blending of discords, mass singing, brought us in closer contact with each other and the Navy, old and new. This summer training period seemed too good to last. The first rumblings of the approaching storm soon came. 326 Near the end of August, two battleships an- chored in the bay foretold the end of our reign. The first days of Academic Year were like days spent in a wildly spinning airplane. Unintelligible text books, faltering recitations, foggy study hours, and the old Plebe rates of " bracing up " were a painful reality,- by comparison the afternoon ath- letics were as refreshing as the country club evenings had been during the summer. Shining out of the fog was the football season, crowned by that long awaited victory over Army. That foot- ball ' s sailing between the goalposts had an added value to US; we forgot all Plebe rates during De- cember and again enjoyed a life of comparative ease, which was followed by — Christmas leave. I I Fourth Class Third and Fourth Battalions For ten days we enjoyed the combined pleasures of being naval heroes and carefree civilians. It was hard to return to the " grey walls " with five months of Plebe Year ahead. Upon our return, the upper- classmen and the Academic Department showed us our true position in life; again we experienced what ' brace up, Mister " and " R. hi. I. P. " meant, hdundredth night, five months revenge in one hour, came giving us our chance to have some fun. Ath- letic events and evening entertainments helped pass the months and occasionally gave us an oppor- tunity to drag, to prove that we were ready to carry on the Navy ' s social traditions. Plebe Year was dying fast. Soon the last examination was finished and the slipstick and steamkit had been put away for the summer. Glamorous June Week with its crowds, color, and leisure was our last week of Plebe Year. The June Ball, our first hop, marked the dawning of a new era. After a perfect evening we returned to the hall to have the upperclassmen pay their last respects to us as Plebes. Now our Plebe Year is over. It was hard at times but certainly gave us invaluable training and experience. It welded a group of strangers into a unified organization. After our cruise and summer leave we will return wearing a Youngster stripe, the second step to- ward the realization of our ambition. 327 LOST BY THE WAYSIDE Bdbb, J. H. Baker, L. D. Barrett, O. T. Biesecker, M. G. Blake, H. C, Jr. Bryan, E. P., Hi Carow, W. S. Childs, C. B. Church, M. E. Emmer, R. J. Farrow, B. D. Atwood, hi. Bates, C. J. Belden, J. M. Bischoff, R. A. Blitch, F. G. Bucken, G. B. Carson, E. B. Clayton, M. C. Culhane, T. A. Cullan, J. E. Barner, R. L. Bogusch, H. R. Bristol, R. S. Browder, J. B. Cooke, A. Denny, L. C. Emmons, . L. Evans, W. T. Akers, F. W. Dodd, V. C. Green, D. B. enley, M. E. Bowers, W. C. Cain, W. W. Ballinger, R. H. Cameron, G. R. Doster, G. P. Adams, E. L. Decker, S. M. Foster, C. G. h arper, I. T. Harper, T. S. Hartman, F. E Harvard, F. E Hill, L. A. Hines, D. L. Hunter, P. Kayser, J. K. Leming, E. R. Marks, R. W. FIRST TERM McDonald, J. N. McKenzie, C. V. Mcleod, W. F. Morse, K. Neely, W. L. Oliver, J. L. Paradiso, A. C. Parker, H. Paul, D. M. Phinney, J. H. Pierce, H. A., Jr. SECOND TERM Donohue, D. J. Eggers, M. W. Fite, W. C, Jr. Gibson, E. B. Gilmore, D. W. Gowell, G. E. Oris, R. M. Hale, R. B. Hansen, J. R. Hinxman, C. E. Howell, P. M. Hunter, J. C. Jordan, H. P., Jr. Lewis, J. A. Lockwood, R. S. D. Medley, B. M. Metcalf, C M. Millett, J. R. Morton, R. C Orr, W. P. THIRD TERM Franks, D. W. Gallagher, J. F. P. Hedgecock, L. W. Hunt, R. C Ingersoll, A. C. Jordon, E. P. Marlowe, R. A. McKee, K. H. FOURTH Kiper, J. B. Leeper, M. R. MacArthur, M. Needham, R. E. Mericle, D. W. Nicholson, R. F. O ' Neill, B. A. Patterson, F. H. Power, R. C. Ring, E. P. Robertson, D. H. Scanland, R. B. TERM Poulos, G. L. Powell, N. D. Quinn, J. F. Reed, E. FIFTH TERM Fuller, A. S. Kelly, P. W. Oakley, T. R. Rives, H. SIXTH TERM Eppes, J. B., Jr. Erskine, D. W. Howe, R. E. Lederer, W. J. Lewis, H. R. Simoneau, F. W. Spencer, F. A. Talbott, J. E., Jr. S EVENTH TERM Grady, J. E. Holmshaw, H. F., Jr. Knapper, J. K. Messner, A. W. Powell, R. E., Jr. Purdy, R. H. Rankin, B. S. Reel, O. E. Robuck, E. R. Rose, F. R. Sinclair, J. A. Twiss, B. R. Ward, W. W. Wood, D. E. Wood, F. E. Roth, K. G. Ryan, W. J. Scheibla, L. C. Schroeder, W. F. Shepard, J. S. Silver, E. H. West, J. B. Wright, H. A. Yoho, J. F. Seymour, G. E. Shilling, S. G. Smith, J. A. Smith, W. P., Ill Stoutfer, W. W. Wilson, L. J. Wright, R. W. Riewe, E. W. Schwab, H. S. Weaver, E. M Weed, J. H. Weller, S. V. Wood, E. B. Trimble, R. B. Vasey, R. C, Jr. Wright, P. K., Jr. Southerland, J. J Tarantino, A. E. 328 Doda, Green, D. b. Henley, M. E. I Bowers, W. C. Cain, W. W. Fuller, A. S. Kelly, P. W. SIXTH TERM Bdllinger, R. H. Cameron, G. R. Doster, G. P. Adams, E. L. Decker, S. M. Eppes, J. B., Jr. Erskine, D. W. Howe, R. E. Lederer, W. J. Lewis, H. R. Simoneau, F. W. Spencer, F. A. Talbott, J. E., Jr. S EVENTH TERM Grady, J. E. Holmshaw, H. F., Jr. Knapper, J, K. Messner, A. W. h,. Vasey, K. Wrisht, P. K., J, Southerland, J. J Tarantino, A. E. 328 ¥ M : M ¥ ) t MACEDONIAN MONUMENT • • OK. Historian, take it away! " Here you are folks, with a fast moving tale, chronologically told, of four long years in historical old Annapolis. Read fast, think slowly, and you will have no trouble following this rapid-fire drama in four acts, many scenes, with an all-star cast, and featuring your favorite. We start in June ' 31 — back in the days v hen sweeping floors was only the secondary function of a broom, hair- brushes had handles, youngsters were rosy cheeked, 1 c never stowed their own laundry, there were no semi-anns, no parades till June Week, and plebes were lucky if they only had three beds to make up on Satnites. All right; turn these pages and let ' s go with the first act. CO CO u O u » y: ' ' i «Au, m PHEW ' • ' ON TME WAY ■SQUEEZE EM OUT ' Signing cards at tables in l ront of the Comm ' s Off. Sick Bay — reading crazy colored numerals. Passing phys-exam — in! Taking the oath in Mem Hall. Assigned to companies. Staring at our bare rooms — little comfort there. Thinking how tough 2 c looked in their unpressed, patched works. Not knowing what to do when told to " carry on! Marking gear with smelly ink. Getting it all over everything. Trying to remove stains from hands — no success. Putting on that first suit of works. Seeing ourselves in mirrors — undecided whether to laugh or cry. Farragut Field and infantry. Helluva time learning diff erence between right and left face. Stepping on painted marks. Wondering if it ever turned cool in Annapolis. Suffering, swooning, sweltering, sweating, smelling, swearing. r 33d; WELL SAIL THE STORMY SEA ' ;UST BEFORE THE BATTLE Taking strength tests on idiotic machines. Learning we were deficient in the Idtissimus dorsi and wondering what such a thing was. Gazing at the cool pool and wishing we were in it. Suddenly find ourselves there — on the sub squad. Attempting to climb a rope like a monkey — failing — the weak squad. Back to our rooms and finding it was unanimous as we were on the extra duty squad. Stoop falls, kneebends, doubletiming on the terrace. Rowing cutters on a windless Severn with the mercury around 100. Getting blistered hands and sunburned shoulders. Going to the rifle range. Getting sore shoulders from a heartless Springfield. Shooting at the spotters instead of the bull. Assigned to the butts. Paste! Thinking we ' d resign. Then the first spoon! Did it make a guy feel good! 337 SUNDAY AFTERNOON Back to the Hall at 12:25, brmation at 12:30. Rushms into showers, shinins shoes, running to formation, sliding into ranks to beat the late bell. Then finding we ' d forgotten our neckerchief — more extra duty. Attending exec lectures and hearing the story of the v ar in the animal kingdom and the bird who didn ' t get the vord. Learning songs. Being victims of a " papping pool held by mercenary 2 c. Buying gouges from 2 c. Making the 4 July liberty in white works. Attending the Panelope. Hopefully going out for athletic teams. Steam, and ink bottles turning over. Vainly trying to keep step to the music (?) of our own Hell Cats. Impossible. Gleefully watching the 2 c depart on leave. Our own stripers chosen for September — mostly ex-military school guys. Giving them I. P. D ' s. What fun! 33t m jj Throwing chow in the messhall. Crowning guys with juicy watermelons. Chocolate milk tasting like soap. Taking part in Pink Belly raids or ex- terminating this society as Black Bottoms. Turning on the fire hose at night. Standing at attention in the wee small hours for that deed. Attending boxing meets. Thinking we were kings. Having our thoughts rudely in- terrupted by a returning Regiment. Grabbed by 1 c. Winding vies, stowing lockers, sitting on infinity, assuming the angle. Learning hundreds of things. Puzzling over screwy questions. Almost starving that first meal. Learning to eat, talk, think, and pass food at the same time. Classes — math, horrors! Being on the first weekly tree and thinking we were bilging out. Studying, boning, cramming. Running after phone booths. 339 ■ n ! J PICK EM UP CENTER FORWARD- FIRST BLUES fei-ir " :-:r L •r i JJ ' wJ ' aW POSTAL TELECPAPH . I ' I WAS TOLD TO REPORT— WE MEET THE IRISH Getting hairbrushes, toothbrushes, books, coat hangers, curtain rods, whammed against our stern. Lending shirts and cap covers. Attending the N. A. C. A. hHearing Skinny Paul tell us at a lecture that we were going to beat the Army. Being brought to tears by that grand old guy ' s talk. New York and Army! hHating the Greylegs at first sight. hHoping, begging, asking, praying we would beat them. Seeing the fightingest football team we ever hoped to see bow to superior odds, 17-7. Then overnight in Manhattan to forget. Wine, women, and song. Painting the town crimson. Whoopee! hfang overs. Back to the grey walls. Exams, Xmas leave for those who are sat. hHome wearing full dress and sword belts. Finis first term. Adieu to those who fell victims to the first stroke of the academic axe. 34C Second term. Freezing nights. Piling reefers, rainclothes, overcoats, on our bunks in a vain effort to keep warm. Trying to sleep with a wintry wind banging rattling windows. hHundredth Night. Wreaking out a terrible vengeance on our enemies. Swinging till they bled, putting them in showers fully clothed. Madly giving only to find they could take. Easter and that egg hunt — upsetting lockers, wrecking rooms, enjoying it. White cap covers with cold showers and stinging hairbrushes. Visitors swinging canes, carrying cameras, lining the walks, snapping our pic- tures, staring at us like we were animals in a zoo. Drinking vinegar cock- tails and cruise Java. Counting the days, hours, till graduation. The end of the second term. Sat by the grace of God and the aid of a FHudson Manual. CUCKOO SNOW AND TINSEL BUI SIR June Week. Girls, parents, drills, parades, cruise boxes- The June Ball. Dragsing the first classman s sister. Stepping all over feet and receiving the same treatment in return. The stroke of twelve and like Cinderella we return to our old existence. What a night! Sleeping (?) on top of lockers, hearing the drip of showers and the staccato of hair- brushes — rapidly becoming rosy. Came the pink dawn to match our anatomy. Youngsters running wild. Utter disruption and ruin everywhere. No haven for the persecuted. Graduation at last. Sitting on infinity, winking and waving at strange lasses in the balcony. Cheering wildly at the speaker ' s pauses. The Company Commander receives his " dip " and with our endurance — it ' s ended — the first wild act of our thrilling drama. ' I 3 ' - CO CO u (J IL, i ;- ' !r : f ' Y3?: ? ' v- ■-■■ ' ■■ ■■■ CHECK-OFF LIST! ARE you A VALVE TURNER ' ' DOWN TO THE SFA Act Two Leave for Batts 2 and 4. A cruise for Batts 1 and 3. Unpacking gear for inspection on tfie terrace, tfien packing it again. Waving goodbye to friends on tfie Reina dock as we pile in motor launches. Out five miles to the Wyo — our first battleship. Loading gear under the critical surveillance of 1 c. Up anchor and away for a Carib- bean cruise. Being given a slip of paper with locker and billet numbers on it. Then trying to find our lockers. Not knowing f ' ward from aft. Still calling 1 c " sir. " Stringing up our hammock that first night. Attempting to get in — success — swaying perilously, falling out. Starting all over again. Trying to sleep. Getting hit with a cot stick and told to " rise and shine! " Bathing in salt water. Being run out of l ' c washroom. Never finding time ONE HP. AHEAD, ONE I.P.— to draw the allotted half bucket of fresh water. Scrubbing decks, polish- ing brightwork, standing life buoy watches. Falling asleep. Getting papped. Washing clothes. Scrubbing hammocks. Waiting for 1 c to pass chow, finally receiving cold beans and stiff flapjacks. Seeing three year old movies every night. Attending smokers. hHeading South and watching the temperature increase as the latitude decreased. Discarding jumpers and substituting skivvy shirts as the uniform of the day. Sweltering during physical drills. Criticized at skipper ' s inspection. Taking sunbaths on deck. Acquiring a tan; losing it in the fire-room with the mercury at 128. Drinking ice water by the pint. Patronizing the soda fountain. Smoking " sea store " skags. Viewing Miami ' s skyline. a ui M -J I 34, ; i . k« T1 AMBITION MAN OVERBOARD IN THE ARMb OF MORPHEUS ntL.D.J)Ay i«M«Drf»o 1 " i ' Jll ♦ ISW A LITTLE HELP FROM THE BOILER TO- ONE BUCKET, ONE PAIR WHITE SHOES— Entering the Gulf Stream. Wanting to swim in the clear, blue water until we saw shark fins cutting the surface. Steaming among the Florida Keys. Watching porpoises lazily following the ship. Entering the Gulf. Maneuvering in circles at six knots. Galveston — A welcome from a flotilla of small boats. Army planes greet us with a hair raising exhibition of flying. Tieing up to a dock on which a brass band blared out " Dixie. " Fresh water baths! Liberty — Girls with a Southern drawl. " FHello, honey — we sho ' are glad to see you all. " The beach — bathing in a refreshing surf. Lolling on the sands. Dining at the Galvez and Buccaneer. Dancing with Texas belles. Riding roller coasters. Drinking home brew. Strolling down Post Office Street and being invited into the homes along N » • ■ • ARMY BIRDS l ' » ' 1 ti BILLY IN PONIA that thoroughfare. Driving over the Gulf Front Boulevard. Out to Fort Crockett to view an Army aerial circus. Getting to fly in the planes. Seeing night baseball games. Promising to write our hosts. Leaving this hospitable city, after ten joyous days, and out to sea again. Dreaming dreams of Texas sweets. Following the Cuban coastline. 4 July and holi- day rations. What a meal! Shooting rockets that night as a substitute for roman candles. Spying the hulks of the Spanish squadron that tried to escape from Santiago during the S. A. War — a grim tribute to the gunnery of our Navy. Seeing islands rise up from the horizon as if by magic. Through Windward Passage. Puerto Rico at last with San Juan beckoning a welcome, but it ' s around to the other side and Ponce for us. a ROY srniiT ' ; in hai if ax n A CCCtk.tfZCDQ kl -MtKIT DCI OUTSIDE READING SOME FUN! NAVY BEANS, REALLY DOWN IHRtt SPADES Anchoring out several miles and ashore in liberty boats. A practical work in speaking Spanish. Five mile trip to the city proper. The square — shops and stalls, goats and donkeys, beggars and urchins, haggling with taxi drivers. Arguing in broken Spanish. Being followed by curious throngs. Meeting Senoritas — with chaperones. Visiting the real native quarters. Exhibitions. Seeing cock fights. Across the old Spanish Military Road to San Juan. Downing Three Star hiennessey. Asking for porko chopos. Receiving threatening handbills from a Nation- alist Party which advocated the freedom of Puerto Rico. Laughing at the threats and trying to find a real Nationalist so we could get more hand- bills and send them home. Grand Cayman, Martinique with its destructive 34 A Mount Pelee. Heading Northward past Hatteras, into the Chesapeake— to anchor and sacrifice our bodies to the mosquitoes for one night so we could disembark per schedule. Away on leave flush with coin. Batts 2 and 4 board the Wyo bound for the Azores. Ponta Delgada — First day ashore and eleven o ' clock liberty, too much spirits — five o ' clock liberty for the remainder of the visit. Madiera wine. hHiring old model cars with air horns — having scores of blow-outs. Noting the absence of girls. Getting acquainted with Escudos. Riding mules. A trip to the fHot Springs at Furnas. Drinking three cent ale in a brewery. Away to Nova Scotia and Halifax, Dancing with dazzling dames. Buying pipes. An excursion to the Evangeline Country. Park curfew laws. s ASSISTANT!!! PENN IN PHILLY PLEBES Enroute to Norfolk — A real Northeaster for three days. Wyo rolhng 36 degrees. No drills or classes. Stores broken. Mess tables knocked down. Eating sandwiches standing, holding on to overhead with one hand, like a strap hanger, to keep our balance. Nobody topside. Life lines rigged. Cots sliding around the deck. Smart 1 c offering to exchange them for hammocks. 60 foot waves. Seasickness. Wondering if we would ever see land again. At last, blue skys. Norfolk for mail — no liberty. Last day aboard. 1 c turning to for the first time. Goodbye Captain Dutton, Hello Annapolis! Ac year begins. Saturday nights in town Sun- day afternoons at Carvel. Dragging the fairest of the fair. Getting paving blocks in our beds — great jokers, we youngsters. Strolling over the . THE LIfEBOATS CREW Youngster cutoff, even thougfi it was out of our way. Ostentatiously displaying our one diag. Skinny lectures witfi Slipstick Willie and Sfiorty Roebeck keeping us rolling in tfie aisles. Calculus — the green terror. Mechanics — gleefully matching the plight of some of the profs who lost their " gouges " and tried to work the probs. Steam — standing over draw- ing boards for hours, not knowing what to do. Bull — learning whether the Constitution fired 37 or 47 shots. Sitting in the middle of the table and waiting for thoughtless 1 c to pass chow. Missing the attention of our Plebe Year. Ignored by 1 c, scorned by 2 c. Realizing what the Democrats meant when they spoke of the forgotten man. Box lunches on trains enroute to football games. a INDIANAPOLIS MAILMAN STEAM---STEAM THEV ALWAYS DRAG Readms Time becomes a habit. Making election bets. Laughing at Rip Miller ' s wisecracks. Throwing snowballs, having snow- fights. Three page Math trees. Getting the dope from other Batts. Bill the Goat presents us with a pair of kids. Growling at the lion in M. G. M. movies. Xmas leave for the sat, extra instruction for the academic unsats, vol leave for the financial unsats. Second term and no more mechanical drawing. Differential Equations prove different indeed. Chapel organ sticks in middle of visiting pastor ' s opening hymn — Prof. Crosley s face colors like a tomato ripening in the sun. Army is massacred in basketball. We see the Akron for the last time. Barking at the Beagle and walking extra duty in full dress. The Youngster Hop with the aroma of Coty s in our nostrils. Graduation and we ' re 2 c as Act Two ends. THREE CHEERS CO CO u o i L. FUNG Dl DIT BIRDIES Act Three — 2.1c Summer. Living in Batt One. All to- gether again, First time since Plebe Summer. Seeing new faces, guys we never knew were in our class. Missing the guys who left us. S. O. P s. Wearing our hats in Smoke hiall. h ot days, torrid nights and mosquito bites. Putting up nets for protection. Itching, griping, sweating. The Plebes begin to arrive. Wondering if we were as dumb as they, concluding we were not. Gradually getting them straightened out. Mistaking strange classmates for Plebes and receiving a none too polite verbal rebuke for this error. Watching our grease marks vibrate. Compulsory clearing of the Hall every afternoon so that we would get some exercise. Taking it under a shady tree in Smoke Park sprawled on the cool greensward dreaming of 3 2 beer. Steam drills in the morning, steam drills in the afternoon. Laboratories, forges, foundries, machine shops, lathes, microscopes, pamphlets, colored pencils, templets. Scores of idiotic experiments created by leering pro- fessors, broken only by a ten minute recess. Wondering what we did and never finding out. Driven onward by a hazy realization that somewhere in the distant future all this would end. Then after spending so much time in Isherwood hiall that we considered having our mail addressed there we are traded to the Juice Dept. Getting our watches thrown out of whack the very first day from magnetism. Thereafter keeping our eyes glued on the wall clock. Attempting to hook up a table. Finally giving up in desperation and letting some other bird do it. Falling alseep on generators. a ALLEN ft CO HUPi HUP! FOLLOW IT! MIKE et il5 BOY NAVIGATORS BANCROFT BEACH THEODOLITE Getting shocked, blowing out fuses, burning up am- meters, giving the profs fits. Radio with dots and dashes sounding the same. Gradually learning the letter " K " so that when we became members of the watch squad we could send it over the buzzer to warn our class- mates of an approaching D. O. Writing book reports from book reviews in the N. Y. Times. Going literary and joining the B. of M. C. but still keeping our eyes open to find a Film Fun. Receiving fan mail Nonchalantly stating, " Well, it looks as if I only got five letters today. " Aimlessly smoking skags, dreaming study hours away, caring for naught. Listening to our new radios and being papped for having taboo aerials. Joining the WMAL Breakfast Club. Eating Depression rations in the mess hall. Playing Bancroft hlall bridge. 4 Soaring among the clouds in patrol planes. Firing camera guns atdiving, climbing two seaters. Itching to get our hands on the controls. Knowing we were going into aviation. The rifle range and the ratt-tatt-tatt o machine gu ns. Firing pans of ammunition at moving targets. Going down in a sub. Becoming vaguely acquainted with its operation. Curiously ex- amining gadgets and asking countless questions. Being reminded of a traffic jam at B ' dway and 42 St. when the warning for emergency drills sounded. Going to Nav classes. Learning about tides, planets, prime verticals, equinoxes, Greenwich. Thinking summer marks didn ' t count and finding ourselves unsat before Ac year started. Playing with sextants, stadimeters and surveying instruments. Meeting Asiatic profs who told strange tales of the East. a REPAIRS ALL SECURE SIR i I Boarding the Twiggs and up the Bay to Sparrows Point — place of cinders, smoke, soot, molten steel, driving pistons, gigantic wheels. Navigating back. Plotting our position and getting a Fix in Sher- wood Forest. Getting unneeded dental appointments and appendix operations to get out of drills. Running up grad debts on Maryland Ave. Becoming movie actors during the filming of Midshipman Jack. Volunteer- ing our services for a retake of the June Ball. Realizing we were suckers after learning it would take eights hours of a Wednesday afternoon and night liberty from us. Trying to get in front of the camera so the folks back home could see our faces on the silver screen. Being papped for wearing non reg clothing. Getting shot by the Square Shooter — squarely in the back THE SEVERN FREEZES The Flying Squadron — lads trying to get in on time on Wed. nights — tripping over wickets in the yard. Being met at the 2 c door by Stop Watch Cholhe. " You ' re 30 seconds late. " Renting cars and going broke buying gas. Listening to the summer edition of the N. A. 10 blaring out the latest jazz. Spending afternoons in the swimming pools. Lifting bar bells in the gym in an effort to build up a physique to display on the beaches — needing it to fight off jellyfish. Taking sun baths in the court. Painting the word " Beagle " on stray dogs. Canoeing on moonlit nights. Sailing in the Bay with no breeze. Becalmed at the lighthouse with forma- tion in ten minutes. Hops in Luce hHall. White service becoming drenched with sweat, colored with lipstick. Sweet gals to help one forget the monotonous routine. s OFFICIERS-ELEVES SPRING IN CRABTOWN ilNDAy STRIPERS " CHAMPS ' Infantry drill on Saturday mornings followed by a skipper ' s inspection on a sun-scorcfied terrace in starclned white service. Week-end leaves to Washington, Baltimore, Philly. Cool mi nt juleps and gin rickeys. The big class presidential campaign pitting hHonest Jim against Good Time Chollie (for Prexy). Watching the fireworks during a red hot election nite. hlonesty triumphant over Gaietyl hHurricane! Lashing winds, high waves, stinging rain. Trees uprooted, limbs blown down, boats sunk in the basin with only their masts above water. Swimming on Farragut Field in waist deep water. Witnessing the ship squad coming to the HaW in whaleboats. Thirty days leave and we head homeward to crowd out the local talent and give the lasses a break. October and back to the grind- stone — empty purses. 1 jP ' - ' Hr Many pairs of eyes gone bad. Applying dope, memorizing eye charts, buying glasses. Thermo — heat balance probs, Mollier diagrams and Jo Pennah! Drawing for those fat slips in the classrooms. Juice and vector diagrams — D. C. The football season opens. Notre Dame — ' One desper- ate heave into the biting air, one perfect sweep around an end and tonight there flashed word to America ' s fighting ships and seamen every- where that Navy ' s honor had been avenged, Notre Dame had at last been defeated upon a Navy football field, 7-0. " Then Philly with Army eking out a 12-7 win. Nine o ' clock liberty. Rapidly bending elbows. Nav-P-works. Loads of books to carry. The lad who broke under the strain of working out star sights, threw his books up, pulled his hair, and exclaimed to a startled faculty, " I ' m Pelorous. I MMilWBlMaiaiMHKtlii?!! 7 H 5 tax Winooka Wins Sixth At Pimlico NAVY DEFEATS NOTRE DAME, 7 TO 65,000 SEE ST. MARY ' S LEAD 13 TO 7 Enffagement ■■rl ' i e.l!l 0 Cf h U Thr« Timet HUPi HUPI COLLISION QUARTERS HANDS ACROSS THfe btA A cultural Bull course to broaden our minds. Government and those elusive bonuses. Classmates aspiring to be brokers attempt to upset the stock market. Their only error: they buy when it ' s high and sell when it ' s low. Ordnance and Rube Goldberg sketches. Pleasant profs too. Steam becomes a book of the month club. Nav becomes seamanship, D. C. becomes A. C. We take Army in basketball, lacrosse, baseball, track. N-stars are seen everywhere. Washington ' s Birthday and we ' re in charge. Getting measured for rings. Hearing scuttlebut about the cruise. An I. P. D. and the week-end on the ship. Pulling sat that last month. We attend the Ring Dance, receive our sparklers, and are ready to take up the lash to make the players step lively in the final act which finds us playing the leading role. 30 A 1 f CO CO u CO l_L CHANGING THE GUARD CLOVELLY CROWN JEWELS SPIRES OF OXFORD Fourth Act. Aboard the Wyo and Arky for a European cruise. Up at 5:30. Eating beans and cucumber salad. Smoking six cent skags. Drinking Java. Engineering — tracing steam hnes, sketches, lectures, watches in the fire and engine rooms. The gyro compass with its phantom element. The midwatch. Sleeping in. hHaving some guy cop our cot sticks. Gun drills. Greasing! Deck watches. The J. O. Bunkroom with its soft bunks. Voice tests on the forecastle to determine striper material. Driving youngsters. Movies every night. Sleeping in stowage spaces. Quarters with physical drill. Navigation with Joe Rucker and work books with red checks. Yawning and working with half closed eyes for its late to bed and early to rise for all young navigator guys. Eating tasteless ice cream. Streaming paravanes. Finding that the hands are still tied on the m BUCKINGHAM PALACE old Boy Scout. Noticing the same birds always manage to get the cox- swain job at man overboard drills. Awakening one dawn to see Land s End. Merrie England — Pounds, shillings, half pennies, bobbies, pubs and barmaids, nobility and commoners, scotch and soda. Being kept straight by the Bull Department ' s guide book. Searching for ice. Acquiring a taste for both red and black label. Plymouth — the hloe. Royal hfotel. Palm Court. Renting cars and driving on the wrong side of street. Cook s Tours. Dartmouth and the Royal Naval College. Strawberries with Devonshire cream. A trip to Torquay. London — We attended: tea with Lady Astor luncheon with Doug Fairbanks and a bevy of English beauties. We visited: Oxford, Stratford-on-Avon, Cambridge. I BIRDS EYE VIEW JUAN LES PINS LYSISTRATA RACE •LLN ( ROM Al R e-.ii ITALIAN SCHOOLSHIPS We saw: races at Ascot, 10 Downing St., long haired haranguers on soap boxes in Hyde Park, Big Ben, Australian-English cricket matches at Lord ' s Field, the Tower, London Bridge, Westminster Abbey, Picadilly Circus, tennis at Wimbledon, Buckingham Palace, chang- ing the guard, fog over the Thames, Gieves, Fleet Street, Scotland Yard. Cheerio, Britain! Greetings Mediterranean ! France — Villefranche. An admonition: Don ' t drink milk or water ashore — danger of typhoid. Monte Carlo and we find our system isn ' t so good. Nice, Juan-le-Pins, Cannes. Collecting hotel stickers everywhere. Pretty femmes, tourists, unconven- tional dress, perfumes, Jacqueline, champagne, sidewalk cafes, cognac. Gigilo strike because of our " competition! " A brawl over war debts and S R B P the reports of an isnorant press. Trying to dress and make a liberty boat with gigglins Miles, sticking their heads into the compartment and gazing at us standing there in our embarrassment. Satisfied the songwriter knew his France when he wrote " Down on the Riviera the girls are always fairer, their kisses last longer, the wine is always stronger — ' . Au Revoir, France! Italy — a welcome from Italian training ships. Naples with Vesuvius smok- ing ominously in the background. Eating spaghetti in the proper manner, washing it down with Chianti. Fascisti everywhere. The Sorrento Drive one of the world ' s most beautiful. C. I. T. tours. Trips to: Isle of Capri, Blue Grotto, Pompeii — a modern miracle. An Admirality Ball we shall never forget. Rome — seeing: St. Peters, the Catacombs, Victor Emmanuel monument, St. Pauls, the Coliseum. I FIX, MORNING SUN, LAT OF LAN MUTILATED! J. O. BUNKROOM ' OmmENCE -FIRING ' SUBCHASERS DEI ETE Vatican City — an audience with the Pope and the Vatican walls reverberate with a 4N. Riding in Victorian hacks. Smuggling cig- arettes ashore to exchange them for anything from love to money. 4N to Mussolini in Venetian Palace. Arrividerle, Italyl Gibraltar — mighty re- minder of English power. The town — a picture of quaintness and cleanli- ness, shops and bars to catch the tourist eye, Arabs, Spainards, Britishers. A parade ashore. Gieves again — that irresistible Concern. Across the strait to Tangiers. hiarems, Arabs, camels, fakirs — a Ripleyish sort of place. Sea-sickness overtakes us on the 12 mile return passage — after having crossed the ocean! A last glimpse at the Rock and we head toward the setting sun. At sea: a class policy develops from an abstract dream to a reality thru the untiring efforts of an ambitious classmate; a goatkeeper ' s ' ' m V •.« x ■ ■»■ WHY WE BEAT ARMY Tackle Gives Team Lead With First Period Goal; Clark ' s Punts P rotect It Annapolis Fullback ' s Magnificent Kicking in Ankle-Deep Mud Keeps Play Mostly in Army ' s Territory, [ RORRIES SPEARHEAD FOR VICTORS; TRIUMPH IS FIRST IN 13 YEARS By STONEY McLlNN An accurate toe fhot liy Slade Cutter. Navy ' s giant j tackle, sunk the Army in ttie mud on Franklin Field yester- day afternoon in the ,35th football fight between Uncle Sam ' . .■ cr icc crews. election is framed ' sleep-walker causes man overboard scare. Gamblins ship— your choice of roulette, poker, black-jack, dice, or bridge. Custom declarations — hoping our misrepresentations wouldn ' t be discovered. Norfolk and the U. S. A.! Loading stores,- then a whirl of dances, dinners, girls, touched with real Southern hospitality. Virginia Beach. Langley Field as guests of N. A. C. A. The fleet comes in! Out to sea for SRBP. Plenty of shots, few hits. Anchoring in mouth of the Potomac for 3 days. Liberty but no boats! F. D. R. visits us and we greet him with a 4N. Leave and we go home cosmopolitans. The last lap of the Academic race. The hurdles: Juice— A. C, Alternators,- Economics— the farmer and his problems,- Seamanship — Blinker. I •WORKING PARTY WE MAKE THE NEWSREELS JT l- CHRISTMAS EVE IN THE MESS HALL— —AND POINTS WEST NOTIPy GISH Rules of the Road, Collision cases,- Ordnance — Sheet 10; Steam — I. C. E. and 2.0 probs. Bull lectures — the head of the first class detail. Chapel — sitting in the back row of balcony working crossword puzzles. Football — great team beats Army, N. D., Penn, Columbia. Pop ' s. Turn-backs, hiop privileges — come and go when you want to. Rubber heels, pockets. Hands in pockets, pockets in pants — hammock on Reina, during the dance. First term ends with 17 1;c unsat — a record. The home stretch: Splash diagrams, after dinner speaking, confidential publications with lockers to match. Bull theses, mail aplenty — from tailors. Fillet Mig- non. 28 greaseless classmates. Week-end leaves. First Class supper. Term exams and the last act ends. But wait — there is an encore! The setting — June Week 1935. N ( ■) . i jy» ,f ' t: " .5 ' ™ 1p ' la sa P lS i._,I p. v. r v |- v; f . T- lj F r- . Mj h ?iW ' J! , ■ S ' ; ' f 1% ' ■ ■ I r Vf 83 IB FOR THE COLORS FOR THE MOVIES June Week — ' 35! Parents, relatives, sweethearts, friends. The best sons of all — " No More Rivers. " Butt ' s Manual. Competitive drills. The Color Company is announced. Practice parades. Packing trunks and cruise boxes. Presenting the colors for newsreels. Around the field twice. Baseball with Army here. Lacrosse and Track at the Point. The Superintendent ' s Garden Party. Baccalaureate Sermon in Chapel Sunday Morn. Receiving Bibles from the N. A. C. A. that nite. Legally riding in automobiles in Annapolis. The real presentation of Colors before a color- ful gallery. Wednesday afternoon — The Graduation Parade and Presenta- tion of Awards. Those joyous words, " 1 man absent, 9 men absent, 3 men absent, SIX men absent! " The June Ball that night with Dahlgren hHall in full dress regalia. Making vows under a June moon to the O. A. O. 37 Next morning — to breakfast formation in masquerade costume. Those mem- orable, philosoptiic words of another 5 striper, " Squads East and West, let ' s go to breakfast! " Ten A. M. and Dahlgren hiall has em a exchanged its gala decorations of the previous nite for a somber appear- ance. Speeches, then the awarding of diplomas — signifying the comple- tion of four years of ower of white as 400 or more caps are thrown upward and sweethearts and parents try to retrieve their favorite ' s. The Grand Finale — " Four years together by the Bay where Severn meets the tide, then by the Service called away we ' re scattered far and wide, but still when two or three shall meet and old tales be retold, from low to highest in the fleet shall pledge the Blue and Gold. " Curtain. Finis. I ; %v. J- ' m. " ri COLOR GIRL - -!«k ■• :i FOUR YEARS TOGETHER ? : . A. CAil iV ' WILL, vaniJbs r 1 • 41 l» • ) 1 £S CHAPEL WALK • • • EVEN the most exhaustive study of the scholastic activities of a school will fail to give one a true picture of the institution. It is for this very reason that we of er these pages They give you an insight on our non- scholastic activities so that you may better be able to understand how we have spent the past four years. Each club and activity has a definite place in the scheme of things at the Academy, and in all they offer an answer to almost every desire for recreation, music, art, entertainment, and practical application of theory learned in the classroom. Lights, action, camera, — our Activities!! Productions 381 o U U Z5 Each year the N. A. 10, Orchestra, Glee Club, and Mandolin Club combine to present a musical revue— a real honest to goodness revue! This year their efforts produced one of the finest pieces of entertainment we have seen in our four years at the Academy. . . . " Passin ' Revue. " A superb climax to the consistent good work of the Musical Clubs throughout the year. Musical talent alone was not responsible for the success of the show; there was something else — the persistent and cap- able work of " Smitty, " the director, aided by Lieutenant Beecher and Professor Crosley. And last, but far from least, the. willingness of the entire cast to cooperate by giving freely of their recreation hours for rehearsals. Top; R. H. Smith Middle: W.G.Beecher, Lt. (jg.) Bottom: Asst. Prof. J. W. Crosley 382 (wear llie lOJ! OlSCOK eteal " stoc nuiee «« repi fcGler •cw.l ' ■■ i Pdssin Revue A fast moving, different type of musical revue witfi little or no continuity to tax the brain of the week- end weary, who came to be entertained — and were! Even the opening number was unconventional . . . a " stooge quartet " that could rend the finest type of discord. (A strategical move that made the audi- ence really appreciate the rest of the show.) Exit the " stooges " and enter the Mandolin Club with some good old mountaineer songs and much tobacco chewing . . . followed by a string quartet blending popular songs in a subtle and graceful manner. Came the Glee Club and Amme with his violin to present a monastery scene with The Rosary — beautiful! Our own representation of Jan Garber, Guy Lombardo, and Glen Gray, the N. A. Ten, featuring " Chuck " Langston and Johnny Cline ... a highlight of the show. Then Dave Kaigler playing several choice numbers in his own inimitable style — and Burkart with his acrobatic violin. The return of the Mandolin Club turned Spanish and the " Stooges " back again with their idea of Faust as it should have been. . . . Wood and his piano . . . how that boy can play! Surprise — seen for the first time on any stage . . . the outstanding personalities of the Regiment . . . Borries, Lambert, Cutter, Dornin, Lee, Campbell, and The Shadow (West), in the " Pride of the Claghornes " . . . a performance that was the hit of the show. Too soon the end, with the Glee Club and the Orchestra bringing the show to a close with several college songs, a la Waring. . . . What a show — " Passin ' Revue " — perfect entertainment all the way! 383 N. A. Ten The only thing we hold asainst the Musical Clubs Show is that it robs us of the N. A. Ten on Friday ■ nights after chow. The connoisseurs of dance music have to be content with huddling about their radios, and comparing Ray Noble s use of the violin to the effects obtained by h al Kemp with a couple of trumpets. For them the Ten is the incarnation of jazz; for most of us they re a darn good band that adds a bit of color to that relieved end-of-the-week feeling. The Ten (or eleven, or fourteen, depending on who ' s unsat) manage to get in two hours practice a week, some of that time ' coming from study hour. Really not much time for " Chuck " and " Johnny " to whip their outfit into shape, but when Friday night, or the Musical Clubs Show, rolls around, we ' re always treated with real music — sweet and hot. w Langston, Leader k ' , Third Rovj: Burl hdrt, Meelcs. Second Row: Lander, Ely, W. C, SmaH, Dodson, Taft, Thompson, Marks. First Row: Bal utis, Lee, Langston, Mann, KaiL Orchestra Gabbert, Leader Fortunately, perhaps, three-quarters of us never know what the Orchestra soes through in order to take their part in the annual production of .the Musical Clubs Show and to prepare their June Week concert. We say " fortunately " because the Third Batt reports that the " scrape and blow ' artists can produce a kind of music that is quite disconcerting to a person trying to extract the confiden- tial portion of one of the Ord- nance Department ' s favorite publications. Come show-time, though, and you will find the Orchestra down there in the pit furnishing some mighty fine music while the dramatic boys (and girls) take their bows. But it remains for their June Week concert to prove conclusively that those hours of practice have made them as accom- plished at Tschaikowsky as at Fred Waring. Fourth Row: Dacey, X ood, Sherry, King. Third Row. Wells, Lawrence, Poel, Josephson, ZImny. Second Row; Kleiss, McKaig, Fleps, Norman, Buaas, Vinock. First Row: Oseth, Haas, Seller, Gabbert, Filipone, IJetweiler, Coddington. Glee Club As the Third Batt suffers with the Orchestra, so shall the First Batt suffer with the Glee Club. The only ■instrument they use is the piano, but that is enough, for the " basso profundos " and the first tenors manage to make themselves heard. They boast of no Carusos in their midst, but every one of them gets a great deal of genuine pleasure from their weekly get togethers. Their repertoire is varied, and under Professor Crosley ' s guidance Smitty manages to get some real re- sults. They get their opportun- ity to show what they have ac- complished when the Musical Clubs Show rolls around; in fact, as you may wel I remember, they played a very important part in making that production a success. And do they mind those long hours of Practice? — not a bit. The boys who actual- ly suffer 6re those who live in the First Batt. Well all we can say is, " Courage, First Batt! " R. H. Smith, President Fifth Row: Ddnforth, Shaffer, Wengrovius, Johnson, Chambers, Hansen, Bush. Fourth Row: Bogley, Jarman, Gavlal :, Wiseman, Poel, Dybdal, Allen. Third Row: Rupp, Waugh, Riles, Grantham, Kolb, Cruse, O ' Neil, Ruehlow. Second Row: Brown, A. W., Wood, Mayes, Alford, Clayton, Johnson, W. C, Wilson, Guest. First Row: Stever, Wesson, Johnston, Jack, Smith, R. FH., FHarris, Shepaid, Nibbs, Knowles. I Siii) Mandolin Club Kaigler, Leader No performance of the Musical Club Show could ever be complete without a few selections by the Mandolin Club. There is a delightful contrast when the N. A. 10 finishes its rythmic orchestrations and Dave and his boys render some of their soft soothing tunes. Kinda makes you think of all the pleasant moments you have had here and there. Every member of the Club is a versa- tile performer too; and if you could have dropped in at a few of their rehearsals, you would have heard several instruments being played by them besides their chosen one. Most of their efforts have been for their own pleasure inas- much as they play for the Regi- ment only a few times during the year, but every one of their " after-chow " practices has been a load of fun for them. Standing: Giesser, Whalen, DouLas, Ramey. Seated: Peppard, Davis, Kaigler, (jood, Hattan Choir No more appropriate compliment can be extended to the Choir than to say that Chapel services would not be complete without them. And when we pay that compliment we do not intend to forget the power behind the throne, Professor Crosley. Great credit for their impressive rendition of the hymns each week be- longs to him — for his unfailing patience at those weekly prac- tices when some funster was always trying to work in a high falsetto with the boys singing bass. Their efforts are not confined to the Chapel services either — remember the Christmas Carols we had just before Christmas Leave? They are, perhaps, the most unob- trusive organization about the Academy. Oh no, they don ' t work only for the love of their work! Don ' t you remember that word the Mates used to pass — " Members of the Choir are ex- cused from drill! " Associate Prof. Crosley «l Eiglith Row: Schmidt, Bagley, Wilson, Denny, Jarman, Ely, Smart. Seventh Row: Danforth, Alford, Stevens, Andrews, Keen, Cruse, Clapham, Wilson. Sixth Row: Moore, Gustin, Bull, DeLong, North- wood, Street, Hughes, Johnson, Sherry, Ingham. Fifth Row: Sanderson, Bush, Evans, hHulson, O ' Neill, St. John, Leffler, Shaffer, Meeks. Fourth Row: Hammond, Grant- ham, Davis, Stuessi, White, Vincent, Sha Waugh. Third Row: Rupp, Mann, Mayes, Ray, Zimny, Stein, Alford, Paller, Brown, A. W. Second Row: Bartlett, Wampler, Theis,Geisser, Ruehlow, Eslick, Johnson, W. B., Mann, J. F. First Row: Gage, McLean, Knowles. (wiKow: I 388 Mdsqueraders Gotten, President On a rather hasty decision the layman might con- clude that it is far fetched to imagine that dramatic ability is requisite to the finished naval officer. Well, if in your consideration you confine your thoughts to the duty of navigating ships , and destroying enemy forces, you are quite correct in mak- ing such a conclusion, but if you turn your thoughts to ama- teur productions at the Acade- my, you v ill find that ability not only desirable but plenti- fully supplied. In those pro- ductions it is even necessary for Midshipmen to play the feminine roles, since the Ex- ecutive Department distinctly frovv ns on the idea of import- ing talent from h ood or Fair- mont. The Masqueraders pro- duction each year is the big opportunity for the " show- boys " to do their bit and this year they did exceptionally well in their presentation of The Man on Stilts. " Fifth Ro Gordon Second j: Thompson, M. F., Perret, Burkhart. Fourth Row; Dimmick, Westbrook, Superfine, Kolb, FHoyle. Third Row: Brown, A. W., Hale, Irvine, Smith, M. J., Flachsenhar, Johnson, W. G. Row: Rickets, deLaureal, Francis, FHeid, Tate, Gole. First Row: Smith, R. FH., Stever, Wesson, Gotten, Nibbs, Wing, FHoover. The M an on Stilts When the Masqueraders chose " The Man on Stilts " for their annual production, they chose wisely, for no play could be more appropriate for a satire on hero worship as it exists today. It strikes pointedly with a satiric finger at the synthetic and inflated stuff of which our over-night heroes and front-page favorites are made. It is not difficult to appreciate the ridicule that the author meant for those cheap publicity hunters so prevalent in the form of tree-sitters, marathon dancers, oyster-eaters, peanut-rollers, and other crackbrains. The play itself depicted the adventures of a green farm boy, Godfrey Block (A. M. Purdy), who came to the city of San Francisco and obtained a job with a construction company. The head of the company absconded with the available funds and left the employees with nothing but wages due and construction equipment that included a steam roller. Not receiving wages all the employees took some part of the equipment; the steam roller falling to Godfrey. While driving his new possession home he encountered a drunk newspaper reporter named McGann (R. hi. Smith) who conceived the idea of Godfrey ' s making a cross-country trip on a steam roller. The 390 Beecher, Officer Representative The Man on Stilts necessary Financial backing was obtained through a pompous pohtician, Senator Thomas Tarbotton (A. M. Nibbs) who hoped to bolster up a dubious platform by the insertion of a " better roads " plank. The unsuspecting youth found himself an instantaneous hero, his steam roller journey was likened to the march of a crusader — a conqueror! Upon his successful arrival in New York he was immediately besieged by a host of admirers; radio announcers, press agents, reporters, movie magnates, and vaudeville agents. A romantic air was lent by the presence of Georgia Van Allen (J. hi. Wesson) a St. Louis maiden, who stole the innocent farmer boy ' s heart while he was passing through her home town on his steel chariot. And the plot was complicated even more by the advances of Honey Callahan (R. O. hiale, Jr.) the red headed neice of Senator Tarbotton. It was at this juncture that Joe McGann appeared once more and threatened to disclose the entire hoax if he were not included among the fortunate. The threat caused Godfrey to realize that his fame was a counterfeit one and to revolt by disclosing the fact to the public over the 391 Pease, Coach radio. The dismay of his employer, the consternation of his sweetheart and her family, and the chagrin of his followers — all intoxicated by his notoriety — caused some highly amusing compli- cations. Senator Tarbotton ' s platform was reduced to a heap of kindling wood, Georgia Van- Allen ' s aspirations and pride were ruined, and Joe McGann ' s bottle was empty. Then, just when everything seemed lost, fickle public opinion shifted again and made a hero out of the ex-hero who had debunked hero worship. This latest turn of events proved too much for our modest hero and he succumbed to the demands of his adoring public. So, in the end, we found Godfrey a hero, Georgia happy, the Senator assured of election by his assumption of the responsibility for Godfrey ' s disclosure, and Joe McGann evidently sober. The play itself was an excellent one with frequent opportunity for clever acting,- opportunities that were not passed over by the cast, and our congratulations are extended to President Gotten, Director Miller, Professor Pease, and Lieut. Beecher for the fine work they accomplished. 392 Property Gang Hess, Chairman ' Listen, Frank Hess, I don ' t mind you and your gang trying to change me into a de- cent looking girl for this show, but this red paint on my toe nails is carrying things too far. " Ouch, watch where you stick those pins! " Custodians and providers of everything from the local-color scenery to the villain ' s mustache, Frank and his boys have only to make sure that everything is on hand at the right time and in the right place. Easy job! Just ask them! If the show runs smoothly and everything seems perfectly realistic, just try to look backstage where the property boys are struggling. Little of the glory of success is theirs, but every successful performance means that grand feeling of a job well done. Standing: Cool , Lyster, Davies, Madison. Seated: J-Holmes, Sampson, Hess, Barrows, Clay, 393 Stage Gang The Stage Gang is an organization unique among extra-curricular activities. Unlike the Masqueraders and the Musical Club Show which it serves so well, its membership is permanent. It is a small group knit together by a spirit of cooperation and comradeship that is unexcelled. The work of the gang consists of provid- ing, erecting, shifting, and altering the scenery that is so essential to a good show. They are called upon for off- stage noises, curtain pulls, emergency make-up repairs, and a myriad of other duties which really call for talent. The old stage over there at Mahan is anything but beauti- ful and believe you us it is a man-sized job to make it look like a New York penthouse! " h eads up, Ned, I dropped a hammer! " " h uh, The Man on Stilts ' will need a good pair of crutches if this scenery Denby, Chdirman gives way let ' : 3II It day, I ' m hungry. " J ' — ' ■ . ' ! ■ 7, 5v yS ? HS . .r ' - • • .■3 JWf ■ " » ' --: im:- ■ - ■ ■ ' a • ' teST™ " !! Standing: Nester, Finney, Lansdowne, Wescott, Zimmer, Henry. Seated: Barney, Connole, Miller, Denby Sneeringer, Shilling, Suydam. usiness " Now, boys, this is a capitalistic venture, and even if we can ' t make a proFlt, we must make " in-come equal " out-go! " " All we have to arrange for is the printing of tickets, printing of programs, advertising, and inally the sale and distri- bution of the tickets. " And that in the words of " Pete " is an explanation of the duties our young Academy " Wall Streeters. ' To them was en- trusted the task of making the Masqueraders and the Musical Club Show financial successes. They were particularly desirous of keeping a " blue color scheme " on the books this year, and if you were fortunate to have purchased a ticket for either of those productions, you will remember how suc- cessful they were in having " sell-out " nights. Maybe our course in Economics was of 395 Juice Gang Usually when the lights fail anywhere within a radius of Five miles, the blame is immediately pinned on our Juice Gang. You see they have a habit of connecting up all sorts of circuits, but luckily all their practices lead up to the fine work they do on the Ring Dance lighting scheme and the novel electric signs they pro- duce for the Masqueraders, Na vy Relief, a ndMusica I Shows. They do en joy their work though and the latest rumor has it that they are to have a training table for the men who operate the switchboards for the perform- ances. Charlie Foust claims that the best men he has work- ing with him are usually " un- sat " in Juice. Well if that is the case, we suggest that the Juice Department start having practical Juice Gang classes — then watch them " pull sat! " Foust, President W •V- • • %:■ f P r V ' , v- - ' Vf ' ■ ■ . jwsr . - : 1 r - :M, m,y M: •F Standing: Jdl el, McManus, Lyke, Cldpham, Rawie, Beeman. Seated: Lovell, Kilroy, Foust, Neyman, Wallace. I V, Radio Club Wdllis, President i .Ll. E1- _i ■ i — li .1V« • • 1 ■ - ' ■■■ tti M fli ' ..- .: m f 1 IB dsa i . 1 ' ■ ;. , w ■ H IT ' P- -■■ 9 — __— — 1 1 While the majority of Middies dream about far-off countries, and only occasionally actually go there, the Radio Clubbers sit up there in their " shack " and carry on conversations with the most remote places. The mysteries of choke coils and variable condensers that puz- zled us the last term of First Class Year are the stock in trade of the dot-and-dash men. Along with the fun it furnishes the club devotees W3ADO renders a useful service in transmitting and receiving mes- sages for the non-members of the Regiment. Each year a half dozen or more men leave the Club for the fleet with a work- ing knowledge of radio that proves of inestimable value. In addition to its work over the ether, the Club takes the " squawks " out of the Thomp- son Stadium public address sys- tem. In addition to these activi- ties it instructs and examines classes in code and license work. Sixth Row: Stevens, Muhlenberg, D.D., Johnson, Winston, George, Muhlenberg, J.C., Richardson. Fifth Row: Nelson, Graham, Hall, Kreamer, Johnson, Willams. Fourth Row: Olsen, Graves, Wescott, Bywater, Raymer, Reese. Third Row: Grider, Thompson, Connole, Jarman, Brown, D. S., FHattan. Second Row: Stimson, Shaw, Ryder, Michael, O ' Denning. First Row: Fuller, Doll, Wallis, White, Henry. Publicdtions 399 Lucky Bas 1935 Schutt Sarver Editors Athletics Section Gage Heath Editors Administration and Departments Sections Slason Editor-in-Chief The Lucky Bag is a publishing business in itself, and one of the most complex organ- izations at the Naval Academy. Due to the large amounts of money involved, such an organization must be placed on a very efficient basis. The time that must be given to the planning of the book approximates two and one-half years. These pages show the number of people involved in the big- gest single undertaking of the Class, but these pages cannot give the story of the work that the Staff has done in order that the Class might have a book of which it could be proud. In order that our motto " to make the Class remember " might be fulfilled, the book was designed by one of US; a Midshipman would know what Mid- shipmen wanted. The entire book was put together by the Staff in the various capaci- ties shown . . . they had to learn the mean- ings of terms used by printers and engravers, they had to know how copy was arranged for the presses, they had to, in short, become specialists, each one in his particular line. Each member of the Staff is a specialist, and this book is evidence of their specialization. Harden Associate Editor Finnigan T. A. Brown Editors Activities Section u Flachsenhar McCallum Second and First Batt Biographies Paradis and Edge Editors Biography Section 400 Editorial Staff a Middleton Associate Editor Tisdale Officer Representative Lucky Bag 1935 McKusick Clift Photographic Editors Black and Besson Photographers The work started with the making of the photographic contract. This was followed by the printing, engraving, cover, paper and binding contracts. By Christmas of 1933 all the contracts had been made. Work had been going on during that time while the Editor and Business Manager were inter- viewing representatives of different firms and by June Week of ' 34 the book was well under way. The Cruise found us on board the Wyoming with the crew ' s recep- tion room as our " office. " During the summer we wrote some copy but generally found the " office " a better place in which to write letters. Then came the return home, the ar- rival at Norfolk, and those critical two days when we were faced with either revising our budget or cutting the size of the book. We revised the budget. Then October found us off leave and on the last lap. Pictures were cut, titles were mounted, copy was written, pages were pasted, and finally the time arrived when the press O.K. s started off. The last one marked the breaking of the tape and the completion of the book as you see it today. Sneeringer J. H. Brown Fourth and Third Batt Biographies Fletcher Editor Yard Dunkle Border Preparation Editorial Staff Johnston Vestel Metcalf Editors History Section 401 Lucky Bag 1935 Pike Bobo Circulation Assistants Cole Adams Circulation Assistants Meyer Business Manager The elusive pursuit and planned spending of twenty-four thousand dollars has been the Business Staff ' s job. Perhaps the worst aspect of that job was the fact that prac- tically all of that amount was spent before all the money came in, hence days of doubt and worry ensued, because there was no way of actually knowing if the amounts figured in the budget would actually tally with the bills as they came in. N. R. A. Codes figured prominently and forced the printing expenses up considerably. Only constant checking and figuring could help, and the Business Staff did just that. Two- thirds of the income for the book came from circulation, or the sale of the book itself. To gain this, the Circulation Staff held meetings, designed a Christmas gift card, made a room to room canvass, wrote to prep schools and Yard personnel. They further believed that the Lucky Bag should be advertised within the Regiment. The Log aided greatly in this campaign, for hardly two weeks passed without a Lucky Bag advertisement appearing in the Regiment s weekly magazine, praising some particular I J I Sweeney Van Ness Circulation Assistants Philip Thomas Circulation Assistants U Bu siness Staff Beacham Assistant to the Business Manager 402 I Veth Circulation Manaser Eichmann Advertising Manager Lucky Bds 1935 Shellworth Advertising Assistant 1 1 I Weldon O ' Handley Advertising Assistants phase of the book. A harder task was that of the Advertising Staff who first designed and produced a twelve page brochure about the advertising value of the Lucky Bag that brought forth favorable comment and, best of all, contracts for space from many business firms. Mailing fourteen hundred letters on the Cruise opened an advertising campaign that kept up until March fifteenth when the goal was reached and eight thousand one hundred dollars was credited to the Advertising Staff. In addition, this Staff made suggestions to the advertisers, laid out pages, and took pictures for the " ads. " It was their belief that they could make the Advertising in the book of real value to the advertisers, and they worked with this idea in mind. As a further aid in the raising of the necessary funds the Circu- lation Staff took over the sale of Cruise pictures which brought excellent returns. Supervising all these activities were the Business Manager and his associates who closed the contracts and coordinated with the Editorial Staff in the expenditures, finally spending the twenty-four thousand. Crowther Rush Advertising Assistants Clegg Lyndon Advertising Assistants Bu siness Staff O Cornell Assistant to the Business Manager 403 The Log " Somebody has to do it " — of course, for, if the Log didn ' t come out on Friday afternoon the Regiment would rise on its hind legs en masse and demand an explanation (they even demand it when it does come out). But, like everything else, it ' s a case of getting back as much as you put out — even if most of the re- ward is merely the satisfaction of accomplishment. Because of the limitations on spare moments a surprising number of people work on the Board and Staff. There are Plebes who act as printers ' devils in the Cut Ex- change, Youngsters who brow- beat Plebes for humor on Friday nights. Second Class who are " striking for more responsible positions, " and the First Class upon whom devolves the Sun- day night job of assimilating and despatching material, and the Wednesday afternoon ordeal of making up the galley proof. Snyder, Editor I I Third Row: Clark, Clegg, Eppes, Finnisdn, Cole. Second Row: Foster, O ' Handley, Hack, Meyer, Lyndon, Taylor, Guest, Petrie. First Row: Dunkle, Wing, O ' Connell, Kintz, Snyder, Newcomb, Besson, MetcalF, Brogger. fifllilion lb, iiki,1) O ' Con The Log Kintz, Business Manager No less important are the members of the business staff, who must " high-pressure " enough advertising copy to make each issue self-sustaining,- who must maintain a high circulation level and see that copies are sent to addresses in every one of the states and territories, plus a dozen foreign countries; and who must budget and rebudget until income equals outgo — with the Art Editor ' s demands for " more colored covers ' pigeonholed. The result is a weekly publication which " gives all the dope, " which covers all Academy sports, news of the world and of the Navy, and endeavors in a small way to satisfy the innate crav- ings of a Midshipman ' s soul for something at which to laugh, satirizing himself and his condi- tion, with now and then a taunt or so (veiled, of course!) for the various departments. Sixth Row: Raymer, Arentzen, Jordan, Sonenshein, Crutchl ield, Davies, Madison, Ryan, Fmnigan. Fifth Row: Grider, Olah, Watts, Scales, Leydon, Jensen, McCrory, l-Holmstrom, Arthur. Fourth Row: Wiilman, Arnold, Gardes, Seiler, Keen, Mead, FHoyle, Graff, Vance. Third Row: Williams, Foster, Bailey, Tyree, Stimson, Bush, Bradley, Blenman, Richardson. Second Row: Ross, 0 ' F andley, Taylor, Eppes, Besson, Meyer, FHack, Clegg, Metcalf, Petrie. First Row: Wing, O ' Connell, Cole, Clark, Snyder, Jr., Kintz,, Brooks, Guest, FHarde The Trident Back in 1924, the Trident Literary Society was or- ganized for the purpose of fostering, encouraging, and developing hterary talent within the Regiment. It was immediately found that the talent didn ' t really need encouraging, for the response was very great, and from that day on all the would-b e Middy writers have been doing their bit to make the Trident Magazine a top notch publication. They have succeeded too, for some very excellent articles have been produced. In addition to the Trident itself, the Society has found time to undertake some other literary attempts among which have been, " The Book of Navy Songs " and " Anchors Aweigh, " a book of poems written by Midship- men. Now they 6re all set to publish a Trident Memory Book; something different. Well we are right behind them in anything they try, just so long as they steer clear of the confidential publications — that art is to be left to the Ordnance Department. Denby, President Fourtli Row : Foley, Beshany, Janney, Turner, Johnson, Klippel. Third Row: O Connell, Hunter, Lederer, Seller, Julihn, Woodard, Waugh. Second Row: Sharp, Ely, Shelburne, Walker, Booth, Veth, Knowles. First Row: Fee, Gambacorta, Wing, Denby, Brown, J. FH., Bemis, Stephenson. yinti Reef Points O ' Handley, Editor The Lucky Bas, the Log, and the Trident surpass Reef Points in size and pubhcity, but none of these leave such an imprint as this compact handbook on the im- pressionable Plebe mind. Reef Points is the intro- ductory Regimental production which a Plebe re- ceives and reads, and it, of necessity, has to be a composition of force, insight, accuracy and simplicity. It also furnishes an interesting link be- tween the Midshipmen and their friends. Historical sketch- es and pictures of the Yard, athletic records, songs and yells, activities, a summary of the Fleet, a review of Acad- emy traditions, rates, and slang, and a mass of pertinent facts, along with charts wherein one keeps records of his weekly grades make this a compendium of inestimable value to the Midshipman. The advice of Lt. Swanston has done much to make the 1934-35 edition the best Reef Points to date, but even greater strides in the fu- ture should pyramid this pres- ent success. Standins; Starl , Groner, Jack, Lovell, Neyman. Seated: Lyndon, Stephenson, O ' Handley, Brown, J. H., Metcair Art Club " The works you see on display here were all done by members of our Art Club. " If you had been in Mem. FHall any afternoon of June Week you would have frequently heard that remark. The Art Club is a recent organization at the Academy and finds ample justification for its existence in making posters for our productions, drawing covers for our publications, and painting more serious attempts for the June Week Display. In addition they are always ready to help the card commit- tees in choosing the card de- signs. Those many afternoons you and the boys spent turn- ing out posters, Log covers, and exhibit pictures looked like hard work to most of us. Glen, but your enthusiasm al- ways said it was real fun! Young organization, yes, but you are grov ing mighty fast! Clegg, President Standing: Ddvies, Andres, Madison, Dockum. Seated: Dunkle, Clegg, Clark, J. S. s O C I d 409 Ring Committee " The class ring is a symbol of the honor, loyalty, and devotion to duty exemplified in the traditions of the Naval Service and demanded of our future officers. A committee to select the ring that will distinguish us as a class for the rest of our careers was formed of the class president, a member elected from each company, and a mem- ber elected at large. By the end of Youngster Year work on the design had begun, and Second Class Summer saw it completed. Beside the usual inclusion of class crest on one side and Academy crest on the other, the ring bears official eagles with right turned heads, an officer ' s cap device, small dol- phin designs, a line bordering the edges and relieved by square knots, and a fish scale design on the back. The class voted on the selection of a jeweler during Second Class Year, and June Week the new rings blossomed forth. Bright, Chairman I Standing: Karaberis, Riera, Nash, Gotten, Steinmetz. Seated: Bentley, Taylor, Bright, Weede, Slason. . ' i 410 Ring Dance Committee Cline, Chairman June Week may boast of all kinds of fiops and even graduation exercises, but the gala event for tfie class soon to " take charge " is the Ring Dance! Well will we remember our own — that striking color scheme in black and silver; a departure from the usual blue and gold, but It certainly beautified old Luce hiall. And those multi- colored rings which served as meeting places, the popular compact favors, and the tra- ditional replica of the class ring in which WE stood while ShHE put the coveted band of gold on our finger, while a certain Executive Or- der was repeatedly violated that night! The occasion itself would be quite an affair, but it took Johnny Cline and the Ring Dance Committee to make it a " perfect hop! ' Standing; Seymour, Lofland. Seated: Hughes, Cline, Bentley, Becker Crest Committee In December of our Plebe Year a committee of eigfit members of our class was elected to decide upon several sample crests, from which we could choose by vote the one we liked best. Designs were submitted by various firms and the committee under the leadership of Paul Bright proceeded to weed out the least appealing. By the mid- dle of March the field of pos- sible choice was narrowed down to three. The motif se- lected was based on the Old Navy. The background is an old-fashioned achor on which is superimposed a full-rigged sailing ship and a wheel flanked by two swords. Theirs was a very important job and we know that they did it well. Our word alone need not be taken,- ask the O. A. O. ' s who were on the receiving end of the many ' 35 gold shipments from Annapolis! Bright, Chairman P — j__ T jjM h fcy . V y jdP» J H fS 1 M Herold, Peppard, Edge, Bright, Cole, Dunkle. I found iow f«w:Hmte 412 Hop Committee Cline, Chairmen You may be harboring the mistaken idea that a hop today is just exactly hke a hop in Dewey ' s day — that they just automatically take place from sheer custom without the aid of mortal planning. You are wrong. It keeps the hlop Committee busy to run off those monthly affairs with the finesse and smoothness for which they are famous. It is the duty of the committee to invite the hostess for each hop and to have one of their mem- bers receive with her. To them we owe our thanks for the introduction of the " dim light " effect and the smoking privi- lege. To the members who studied American Diplomacy is given the task of taming the devotees of the " h arlem Hop ' or the " Tuscaloosa Toddle. " And, speaking of results, it will be a long time before we forget the Victory Ball. Fourth Row: Cunningham, Woodhull, Sexton, Colbert, Nohrden, Nicholson, Connole, Rice. Third Row: Hunter, Icenhower, Meyer, Sweeney, Gabbert, Sherwood, Pinkerton, Sanderson. Second Row: Ritter, Bobo, McQuillan, Bentley, Becker, Thomas, Harden, Langston. First Row: Stephenson, Middleton, Laster, Cline, LoFland, Brown, T. A., Senif. 413 Class Supper Committee No four years at the Academy would ever be com- plete without a class supper. That ' s the one meal that gives the commissary officers an opportunity to yell " belly-robbers " at some of their most persistent detractors of the many meals of the year. Not that " Chuck " Langston and the committee were particularly guilty in this respect, because they weren t, but judging from the meal that they arranged for our class sup- per, they could competently criticize any meal! They ar- ranged everything too, even down to the decorations for the mess-hall. Several " un- official " class suppers that were attempted after each " Sep leave " were failures. Why, it is hard to say, but our guess would be that they lacked the careful planning that made the " official " attempt a real success. " Study? After a meal like we had tonight! Not me, I ' m going to turn in ' Langston, Chdirman Clark, Cosgrove, Langston, Becker, Muller. Christmas Card Committee I Bemis, Chdirman When Eddie Bemis called the Christmas Card Commit- tee tosether right after the Christmas of 1933 he told them, " We want a card for next Christmas that will be both beautiful and distinc- tive of the Regiment — and we ' re going to have it! " What ' s more they got it! The card they produced after long weeks of work and preparation was cer- tainly one of which we could be proud. It is beautiful in that it has a full color picture of one of the new cruisers making a power run, and it is distinctive in showinga viewof theChapel altar in " Christmas full-dress. " Designing the card itself was a pleasure, the real work was sacrificing those many needed study hours to arrange the finan- cial details and the distribution. How many study hours were disturbed by, " All those de- siring additional Christmas cards report to room — . " Remember? Standing: Langston, Stevens, Sneeringer, Guest. Seated: Hopidic, Tingle, Bemis, Petrie. Pep Committee " An Ail-American cheerins section, " is the term used by all the newspapers referring to Navy ' s striking card stunts put on at the football games. Nice — but suppose we take a look behind the scenes and watch the Pep Committee boys labor to dope out all those designs, order the colored cards, make up the dope cards and see that information is circulated so everyone gets it. Any wonder why you always see Les Rosenberg and his help- ers heading for the field at the half so they can see the results of their " brain children? " And how in the world would we have ever gotten programs for the " drag, " if we hadn ' t been abel to yell, " Hey, Les,orHey, Mac, how about a program? " Any chance of the Pep Com- mittee getting overnite liberty after the game. Sir? " " There is lots of work to be done! " Rosenberg, Chairman t Standing: Ruehlow, McCrosl ey. Seated: Lyie, Rosenberg, Ritter. I Nuts, Wdi Lofland, Chairman Reception Committee Life at the Naval Academy affords tfie average Mid- shipman too httle opportunity to make outside con- tacts. To the Reception Committee is intrusted the reception and entertainment of all visiting athletic teams; the guests of the Regi- ment. It is a large, busy and essential organization, and one of the few that has an all-year job. The lew vivid impressions that an infrequent visitor to the Academy obtains are often more lasting than wz imagine Being the official hosts of the Regiment is, therefore, a very important job. It is their duty to make sure that these first impressions are the best pos- sible: Contacts with these visitors afford an opportunity to get the other fellow ' s point of view; to see how he likes it on the outside looking in. Then too, Reception Commit- tee members are old friends of the " Excused from drill " lists. Top Row: Neve, Kolb, Gumz, Willman. Third Row: Brown, A. W. Hunter, Bonin, Patterson, Gillette, Humes, Wagner. Second Row: Lederer, Lockwood, Ritter, Reed, Francis, Law, Guest, Little. First Row: Thompson, Wampler, Wordell, Lyndon, Lofland, Oliver, Clift, Cochran, Tingle. Chapel Ushers What would you do if a couple of fiop-weary debu- tantes brusfied you aside to appropriate tfie Superin- tendent ' s pew? How would you gracefully cover up the fact that Mr. and Mrs. Jones just walked up your shins as you completed that military about-face? What to do when the " hHellcat ' s " drum- heads begin to pop in the heat? Hov would you handle a fainting situation? These are but a few of the many critical situations that Chapel ushers must face and bring to a happy termination on Sunday morn- ings; so if you feel unable to cope with any or all of these emergencies, you had just as well banish any idea you may have had of becoming one of the Regimental Diplomatic Corps. As for their reward, there is none, aside from the privilege of buckling on a sword belt and arriving at Chapel some fifteen minutes before the Regiment. Nowell, Head Usher Left to Right: Brooks, Metcdif, Coffin, Sullivan, Gabbert, Wade, Stevens, Seymour, Briggs, Nowell, Nibbs. 3ontier, 418 Clark, Chairmdn ■ ii: %f % ' ■ . .. Christian Association The speaker at N. A. C. A. tonight will be — all hands are urged to attend. Plebes will attend ! ! Remember? How we used to gripe (mentally) when that word was passed Plebe Year, and how glad we were when we did attend and had the opportunity of hearing some of the yarns that were spun. With some of us it became a habit to find our way up to Mem hiall on Sun- day night; a habit that lasted right up through First Class Year. We did lose some de- votees when Joe Penner was shifted to Sunday evenings, but even then those speakers that Bill Clark and the Committee succeeded in finding were oft- en enough of an inducement to bring the Penner Boys to the meetings. In fact there were some evenings when you had to take standing room if you did not have a reserved seat or were a slow runner. The even- ing Floyd Gibbons came to speak we had what is common- ly termed a " packed house! " ■? ' - irijji,N Standing: Julihn, Hunter, Brown, C. D. Evans, Schmidt. Seated; King, Sullivan, Clark, Bentley, Cline. " % «.s sl sT i Y m z 9 ■iftr li ■y 419 Quarterdeck Society " The meeting will come to order — the first speaker of the evening will be Mr. who will speak on . " And so President Winfield opens a meeting of the Quarterdeck Society. The Quarterdeck Society is the youngest organization of the Academy, but during its four short years of life it has grown to a position of impor- tance. It offers an opportunity to every Midshipman to pre- pare and deliver impromptu speeches. An opportunity that fills a large gap that has long ex- isted in the training of men whose tour of duty will often require public speaking. The Quarterdeck Society meets every Thursday evening in Me- morial hHall and the time from after supper until study hour is utilized for their talks and dis- cussions. The study hour bugle interrupts, and, after taking a vote, the President closes with, " It seems that the ayes have it. The meeting is adjourned. Winfield, President Fifth Row; Locl wood, Winston, Jett, Fletcher. Fourth Row; Lederer, Quackenbush, FHemenway, Young, Mandel, FHammond, Tapscott. Third Row; Watts, Ryan, White, Nelson, Leedy, Garrett, Ogle, Bidwell. Second Row: Brown, A. W., Frorath, Raguet, Raymer, Arthur, FHalla, FHoyle. First Row: McCann, Scott, Shonerd, Snyder, Winfield, Schech ter, White, J. B., McLaughlin. ..J Godt Keepers Top: Readins from left to right: Keithly, Army Blanket, Goat, Lee. " Yep, we ' re Bill ' s offcial guardians and we ' re proud of it. Want another picture of us? " (Poor Bill couldn ' t be seen in the picture of Stubby and George!) Stubby calls George " Keeper of the Bath " and George claims Stubby does a good job of manicuring and painting Bill ' s horns. In spite of them Bill lived through a glorious season and climaxed it all by a spectacular entry at the Army Game in his own exclusive (ice-cream) chariot. And was the Ar-ny Mule ever jealous! Cheer Ledd ers Bottom: Reading from left to right: Bauer, Langston (Head Cheer-Leader), Mann, McCroskey. " Four N one Navy and three big Teams! Ready all — hip! " The old Navy fight spirit was always strong in that one, and when " Chuck " and the boys called for it after that glorious mud battle in Philly, it was a masterpiece of vim and vigor. We waited all year for Mac to land wrong side up on one of his flips but some how he always managed to fool us. They ' re four mighty proud Cheer-Leaders with their megaphone N Stars and we say they sure " rate " them. 421 . . ' ' ■• -. " : ' ..... mn $ STRIBLING WALK t • • • " . . . giving due consideration that healthy minds in healthy bodies are necessities for the fulfillment of the individual missions of the graduates . . . " Probably every Midshipman at the United States Naval Academy recog- nizes these v ords from the Mission of the Naval Academy, without realizing that during his hours of recreation he is attaining an end as truly important as knowledge gained in the classroom. For many of the facts learned will soon be forgotten, but benefits derived from improvement in physical con- dition are carried throughout life,- can never be forgotten or thrown off. The proportion of men participating in a recognized sport at the Academy is very high. For every team Navy puts on the field, there are three or four more composed of men who derive just as much good as the first team — and they work as hard. The going is tough near the top. This accounts for perhaps half of the regiment of Midshipmen. What about the others? They are the men who, realizing their physical limitations, engage in some sport which they happen to fancy at the moment. In Navy lingo, they " take a workout. " Every afternoon the year around one may see them playing on Farragut Field or in the gym, passing a football, playing catch, running, or lifting weights. No less to these does this section of the book apply. For these men are unsung, unknown, those who would like to, but who cannot, participate. One of the prides of the regiment concerns the standard of sportsmanship maintained by the athletic teams. At no college in the country is that standard exceeded, excepting, perhaps, West Point. All types and sizes of schools visit Annapolis to compete with the Midshipmen, and all carry away with them a respect for their opponents. By this we do not mean that Navy men are little tin gods — in a tough game, almost anything that occurs to a player may be tried. But that occurs fewer times than usual. Navy is justly famous for its hard, clean, fighting teams. " Doc " Snyder ' Iodine, iodine, epsom salts and pills We ' ve sot a doctor and we don ' t pay bills Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Doc! Doc! Doc! " 428 William and Mary Univ. of Virginia Univ. of Maryland Columbia Pennsylvania Washington and Lee Notre Dame Pittsburgh Army O O tb f • a 429 Back Row; Wiisie, Ddvis, Rimmer, Mandelkorn, Lee, Clark, Thomas, Pratt, Berries, Fellows, Cutter. Third Row: Zabriskie, Robertshaw, Whitmyre, Vogel, Bayless, Glennon, Manning, Blankinship, Bentley, Schmidt, Janney. Second Row: Schacht, Lambert, Soucek, Hood, Reifenrath, Larsen, Miller, Evans, King, Bull, Morrell. Front Row: Ferrara, Cole, Mini, Baird, Shaffer, Burns (Captain), Dornin, Wrigley, Bringle, Dye, McDonald (Mgr.). V. A new codch, Lt. (j.g.) Thomas Hamilton, and a change from the Notre Dame system to the style oF attack hHamilton felt best f-|tted to the material and practice time available, made the 1934 season the most successful in years. . . . When Navy started the William and Mary game, they looked fast and smart, and played heads-up football. Borries stood out, scoring a touchdown on the first offensive play of the season; five minutes later, the team had another one. Penalties cut down chances for scores in the second half, and allowed William and Mary to score for themselves. Navy — 20, William and Mary — 7. 430 Football 1934 Action During Notre Dame Game, Played in Cleveland. Score Navy 10, Notre Dame o. The wet field of Griffith Stadium had no effect on ■ Navy. After Clark had gained 26 yards by punting, Borries, Clark and Pratt carried the ball over. Vir- ginia looked better after the next kick-off, but a costly fumble recovered by Burns wasconverted intoanother six points, a pass to Mini providing the means. Another fumble by Virginia on the 50 yard line gave Navy its third chance, and Borries weaved through a big hole and past the safety man. Cutter made it three straight placements. Johnson and Berger scored after a Cava- 431 ANOTHER CONVERSION Borries Dornin Cutter lier interception. Navy — 21, Virsinia — 6. And then Navy showed and made jud icious use of a weapon which has proved very valuable in the past, but which had been in discard with Navy teams since ' 35 has been at the Academy, the field soal. In the Maryland same Slade Cutter showed how effective his toe could be. Early in the first quarter, after Borries and Mini had taken the ball to the 15-yard line, Slade dropped back, booted the leather, and scored three points. Later in the quarter Borries went through a hole Mini and Cutter had opened for him, evaded the safety man, scored. Cutter converted. . . . The last march, of 82 yards, Clark, Borries, Pratt — down to the 35-yard line, and then a pass to Bob Mandelkorn. Maryland then opened up with a passing attack which almost threw the stands into a panic, but was held to two touchdowns. One conversion ended the game at Navy — 16, Maryland — 13. . . . The Columbia Lion looked at the rampant Navy Goat and thought, " What manner of animal is this? " Columbia scored first, with appalling ease, but not to be denied, on the next kick-off Navy did exactly the same thing, marching from their 33 to our goal line in just eight plays. Passes to King and Dornin accounted for the longest 432 VNtGINIA FACES NAVY H. Lee Clark Lambert gains and then Borries carried the ball over. The kick failed. The second touchdown was a 34-yard run by the elusive Borries. Finally there was the Borries to Pratt pass, sixteen yards by Borries, and Bill Clark ' s drive over. Score, Navy — 18, Columbia — 7. . . . The second game away, with Pennsylvania, found rain again, but as before on a wet field. Navy seemed to be particularly at home, and downed Penn, 17-0. Near the end of the first period Slade Cutter dropped back and used his toe again. The ball went between the goal posts from the 25-yard line, and at an angle. Just after the second quarter began Clark started from his own 20 and galloped 39 yards before being brought down. Some running plays, and then Tommy King heaved a left-handed pass to Dornin, advancing the ball 20 yards to the 3. Clark scored on a line buck. In the next half Clark pulled down a Quaker pass on their 46, and Navy pushed down to the 3-yard line again. Penn held three times, but Borries passed to Pratt on fourth down to get six more points. . . . Washington and Baltimore papers seemed to think that Washington and Lee, after their close battle with Princeton, would be able to break Navy ' s streak, but the team proved them quite wrong. Four touch- 433 HE GOT II BARABAS GAINS FIVE YARDS (Wide Wo Whitmyre Cole Vogel downs and two conversions made the Final score 26-0. Navy opened drives in the First period, but these ere thrown back twice before a successful offensive was started from the W. and L. 35-yard line. A forvv ard- lateral, Clark to Mini to Borries, gave Navy 2 yards. Borries to Pratt picked up 5, King added five more, and then another later, Pratt to Borries, gave the Blue and Gold their first score of the game. Bull hobbled on the field and added the extra point. Nine plays later Navy scored again. King ran 15 yards, Clark heaved a 30-yard pass to Borries, who kept going to the enemy 20. Borries again carried the ball over. In the last period Navy scored twice more. A pass to Schecter accounted for one of them, and Ned Thomas, supported by the second team, went over for the other. . . . And then the Irish! Navy went into the Notre Dame game very much the underdog. But that fact didn ' t bother them in the least. The statistics will show that the mid-westerners gained much more ground than the Middies, that they were on the verge of scoring early in the first period, and that they were continually threatening, but that the fellows from down on the Severn v ould never let them get entirely out of control. Slade 434 FIRST DOWN. TEN TO GO Schmidt Dye Mandelkorn Cutter ' s toe gave Navy three points early in the game, which grew to astounding pro- portions as the game progressed. Navy, play- ing against a much heavier line, held on the 3-yard line after Notre Dame ' s passes and power plays had made a touchdown look certain. Then, near the end of the quarter. Burns blocked a Shakespeare punt and Navy pushed up into position for Cutter to place kick; the Sailors defended those points until the last quarter, when Borries inter- cepted a pass on his 5-yard line and ran back to the 39 to take Navy out of another dangerous spot. After exchanges of punts the Buzzer knocked off 27-yards, but fumbled when hit on the 14. Clark intercepted another one shortly, though, and ran 35-ydrds to the 7, and two plays later Borries passed to Dornin to score. Notre Dame ran the kick-off back to a near touchdown, and scored by passing on the next play, but it was much too late. . . . And then the game which cost Navy a perfect season. Weinstock and his mates from Pittsburgh managed to score five times to the Tars once, and take us out of the unbeaten class, but even in so doing, Borries played a game to match them. After two touchdowns for Pitt things looked rather black for Navy, but Borries and . " fr -- - 435 BARABAS GAINS FIVE YA RDS (Wide Wo,l » BULL KICKS EXTRA POINT Mini Pratt Schacht TOO MANY COOKS t King passed their way over for a touchdown, and the conversion was good, raising the Middies ' hopes high. The second half, how- ever, found Pitt rolhng up three touchdowns to take the game, 31-7. . . . And, finally, we come to the game which meant more than any other — the Army game. Army ' s Captain, Stancook, won the toss and elected to kick-off. Clifford booted the ball, which went into Bill Clark ' s hands, and he ran back 13 yards to the 22. Borries tried one for only three yards before he took the ball on an end sweep and, after a beautiful block by King, circled the end and started down the field, being brought down 21 yards from the line of scrimmage, the longest and most spectacular run of the game. This put the ball near the midway marker, augering well for the Navy team. Clark punted to Grove, and when Army could not gain, they punted. Borries picked up seven yards in two plays, but lost eight on a high lateral pass which got over his outstretched fingertips, so Clark punted to the 15. Army ran one play and punted, and Borries carried back from the 48 to the 36, but Na vy was unable to gain at this point. Clark then got off a punt that eventually meant scoring position for the Blue and Gold. Bill headed the ball 436 • 4 Larsen Zdbriskie Fellows for the coffin corner, and Dusty Dornin pushed it out on the 1-ydrd hne, forcing Army to kick immediately. Borries received the punt and raced back and forth across the field, but was brought down on the 33. Two through the line by Buster picked up four yards, and then a basketball pass to Pratt sent him to the 16-yard stripe. Borries just missed a first down two plays later, and didn ' t quite make it on third, so Navy decided that the game could and would be won by a field goal. Navy took time out, and made careful preparations for wiping off the bail and Slade Cutter ' s shoe, and then, from the 20-yard line. Bill Clark holding the ball, Slade sent it squarely between the uprights, accomplishing what had seemed almost impossible. Navy — 3, Army — 0. And that completed the scoring for the afternoon. Not that there weren ' t plenty of thrilling moments the rest of the game. Two fumbles by Navy, the second being recovered by Army gave the ball to the Kaydets on the 34 near the end of the second quarter. Army tried to run the ball for a first down, and Stancock picked up eight on second down, was stopped for no gain on third, and ANOTHER ONE 437 NAVY 3 0--3 ARMY 0--0 m tpTOfiSi ZS ' PUBLIC { LEDGER AUTO NEWS e -jfnuT K kwim;. i«OK»iai3i a. i» SOUTH PLACES FIVE ON A. P. ALL AM ERICA TEAM 80,000 SEE NAVY PLACEMENT TOP ARMY, 3-0 ABINGTON DASHES CHELTES HAM HOPES FOR CROWN CUTTER MIDDIES ' HERO WITH BOOT IS FIRST PERIOD Robertshdv Morrell Schecter Mdndelkorn got Simons with a foot to spare on fourth, ending that threat. The half ended soon after. . . . Cutter kicked off to start the second half, but neither team could gain con- sistently. A quick kick by Simons sent the ball to the Navy 15 before Borries could pick it up and return it 12 yards. When Clark punted Army brought the ball to midfield, but King intercepted a pass on the 35. Navy knocked off a first down, and then Simons intercepted Borries ' pass as the quarter ended. . . . Army got to Navy ' s 25, but again a pass was intercepted, this time by Clark. After two plays Clark dropped back and punted 68 yards, over the safety man ' s head, and put the ball deep in Army territory. But on Bill ' s next punt a bad pass from center delayed the punt, and it was blocked by Beall, bouncing off toward the Navy goal. Shuler picked up the ball and started down the field, but Borries saved the day by cutting him off and tackling him in a manner that left no doubt he had been stopped. After exchanges of punts Grohs fumbled Clark ' s kick and Tommy King recovered on Army ' s 13, but the game ended before the Middies could take the ball over. . . . Cutter ' s kick was superb, as was Borries ' performance. Because of the muddy field both 438 LATERAL PASSING FOR 21 VARDS . . WIDE WORLD ■!x?(f vjr SiL ' - T -r .- ' - x CLARK INTERCEPTS A KAYDET PASS . . WIDE WORLD Metcdif Ward, R. E. Ennis Borries and the Navy attack were slowed up, and laterals and forwards were prac- tically impossible, but the statistics show that Navy out-played as well as out-scored Army, irregardless of the fact that her most valuable and most-to-be-relied on weapon was useless. Thirteen years is a long time to wait for a victory, but when it comes it is just that much sweeter. Navy — ThIREE, Army — SWABO ! ! And so ended the year of competition of 1934, with Navy victor over Army in five sports. Five clean, decisive victories in Track, Lacrosse, Baseball, Basketball, and Football. But the most important, and the most desired, was gained in football. . . . When the regiment returned to Annapolis early the next morning most of the town was up to give them a welcome, but when the team returned that Sunday afternoon there was real rejoicing. The team rode in to the yard on a fire-engine followed by the regiment, on foot. And then each and every man on the team lined up and gave the victory bell, which had hung silent for so long until that day, three sturdy blows while the regiment looked on and cheered. The team ' s feeling can probably be best expressed in the words of Captain Dick Burns: " DAMN IT, WE WON ! ! " LATERAL PASSING FOR 21 YARDS . . WIDE WORLD 439 The All-America Football Team » SfeS ' - .; ; J ' r CW i N ■fm r 111. .■.! (.. C.iliRitc rj.lt. r, Naij M.rn, Fenani. ' . Kiikna. a « Hi i U 1 i 9 ' irvl (»r |ii| li« ' » !»i i «. oijio BH ' t hV,, " ' • " ' »«; Htm " fl- ' • ' " •burVh; Jo,i, i; K " » ' ■ Cr ' f i k. Corodi- Qi.i„,. " Ci " . laih ■1 lirrn ]. thi. li.-l iTiuii.j.i Ijy visory Bcird, the leaders who can ' ■■r ' .retch with a chance to react CENTERS sinit»WI, I ' ii(Kl.iin;h I.-vrlisi, r. ' liil ' le ..will Ciimiiiii, ' ..liii. It..hi.rt»lm«. - ' r- - ' - Brown CU»J( ' SLOI»fiL SoiKh have about. ENDS A?, ' ; " " " ' : MENTIOJ ' = ■ Ttxas: Ki(».- ' ' . Coiomdo c !. Vir«m;a; ...1. Pnnfe:.- " :mo:,d • ' - r i Baltimore University Georgetown North Carolina Western Maryland Pennsylvania Maryland Pittsburgh Virginia Nev York University West Virginia Pennsylvania State Army Duke William and Mary b as ketb d 441 Fourth Row: Wilson (Coach), Kelly (OFficer Representative), Carmichael, Graf, Beggs (Manager), Minter, Fayville. Third Row: Bieri, Burcher, Veth, Schutt, Maxwell, Brown, Seller, DeLong, Bennett. Second Row: Martin, Whitmyre, Shamer, Schneider, Putman, Korgh, Robertshaw, Wilsie, King, Phillips. First Row: Cline, Decker, Ruge, Mandelkorn, Dornin, Badger, Fellows, Mead, Bayless. Navy had a successful season on the court despite the three defeats, one by North Carolina, one by N. y. U., and one by our old rivals, the Kaydets. Against those losses, however, Johnny Wilson s proteges won thirteen games from stiff opposition. The season started off with a win over Baltimore University with Dornin and Borries, as expected be- forehand, proving a mighty combination, and scoring 28 out of a total of 53 points, which also amounted to six more than the visitors total. . . . The next game, against V. M. I., found Navy emerging victorious with an even larger margin. 442 Basketball 1935 m • 1 1 • m -•• • 1 f 1 : n m -- JHIW MSH r " " f wfim- s. la fi| - s w 1% 1 H I p . tit I Dusty Dornin Flips Another The varsity performed so well that the second and third teams all had chances at the V. M. I. team, and they, too, turned in a creditable performance to boost the score to 54-22. . . . The game with Columbia gave the Blue and Gold its first real test. Navy got off to a good start and ran the score up to 21-9 before the half ended. When Columbia came back on the floor the game became exciting because the New Yorkers made 11 points before Navy dropped one in the basket. That was enough to get back into stride, though, and the game ended with a 33-24, Navy favor, score. . . . The thirteenth consecutive J 443 Dornin Badger Mdndelkorn victory for the quintet was chalked up in the fourth start of the present season against Georgetown, 36-25. The game was much hke the Columbia game in that Navy held a substantial lead at the half and then the visitors came back in the second half to almost pull up to Borries and his mates before Navy once more got underway. Borries dropped in eight buckets and four fouls to score 20 points. . . . North Carolina snapped the winning streak by taking a 30-19 game from a Navy team that seemed to have gone into a slump. The visitors were able to control the center tap, and the forwards got ten points each. A rally near the end of the game gave Navy rooters hope, but Aitken scored twice to erase the threat. . . . Then the five took the state of Pennsylvania in tow. Traveling to Philadelphia they defeated Penn 27-22, and the next week-end took Pittsburgh over in an extremely tight and thrilling game, defeating Maryland in the meantime, 43-36. The Panther second team was started, and Navy took a 7-2 lead before the varsity was put on the floor. Then both teams went at equal speed, with the score standing 19-10 at the end of the half. Pitt then sank three goals and two fouls to bring the score to 19-18. Ruge dropped 444 •BIG CROWDS Fellows Decker Whitmyre in a foul, and Ferguson, of Pitt, tied tfie score at 20 all. Hugfies scored anotfier and Pitt was afiead. Then Ruge and Dornin each got a double-decker and that ' s the way it stood at the final whistle. . . . After taking Virginia over in good style the N. Y. U. quintet invaded the armory court and walked off the victors, 46-36. For three quarters Dornin pushed the ball in from almost any spot on the floor, as Navy ' s defense held them away from the basket, but finally the visitors got the range with longs, and took over the lead with frequent shots that went through. . . . The West Virginia game on the following Wednesday was rather slow compared with the previous game, but things were pretty even through the first three quarters. Navy left the floor at the half with a one point lead, but as the second half wore on Dornin and Captain Buzz Borries carried the team on to win, 32-21. . . . Penn State, next on the list, had beaten Army a short time previous, and wished to take both the Service Academies, but they were denied. Neither team scored for six minutes, but Dornin started things with a field goal, and Ruge, Fellows, and Borries helped bring the total to 12 while State was scoring but two foul shots. Things were even to the end STRETCH! 445 ALL MINEI King Bdyless Ruge ST PASSiNr t of the half then, which ended 20-9. A succession of deadly long shots made the stands a little nervous near the end of the game, but Navy vv as able to keep enough lead to come out ahead, 33-27. . . . The home season was ended by the Army game on March first, and not in a very pleasant manner. Captain Borries watched the game from the bench, wrapped in a blanket, running a fever. The Kaydets got first blood as Dewalt sank his first of five field goals, but Shamer and Ruge put Navy in the lead, 4-2. Stancook got a long, and Meyer, Dewalt s running mate at the forward positions, put in two goals, and the score, after Dornin ' s foul, was 10-5. The Blue pulled up and lead 12-11 at the half. Again Navy had trouble getting started in the second half, and Army had seven points before Shamer and Dornin got going to bring it to 22-22. It was at this point that Army went on a scoring spree that carried them over the top, stopping all Navy threats, and holding a 36-26 advantage as the game ended. . . . Before the team put away their gear for another year, with Borries once more in the running. Navy took over Duke, 44-38, and the next night, had no trouble in trouncing William and Mary. 446 b a s e D d b Cornell Vermont Univ. of Virginia Lafayette Gettysburg Temple Georgetown Univ. of Maryland Univ. of Richmond Wasfiington and Lee Penn. State Univ. of No. Carolina William and Mary Mount St. Marys Army 447 r li iLi .i : ( i Bedcham, Manager Third Row; Lt. Ellis, Robertshaw, King, Sellats, Chandler, McGowan, Borries, Seyford. Second Row: Schwaner, Summers, Westholm, Davis, Chipman, Paddock, Pratt, Chung-Hoon, Krogh, Lt. Fenno (Coach). First Row: Sexton, Gadrow, Knapper, Daunis, Kossler, Cassidy, Van Arsdale, Spain, Smith (Manager). V. Navy got away to a slow start in its 1934 baseball endeavors, but gained headway as the season pro- gressed. The opening game with Cornell saw both teams parading around Lawrence Field, Admiral Hart tossing out the First ball, and a shut-out, Cornell on top. Griff Sexton turned in the first win when he gave only four hits to Vermont the next week, and did even better against Virginia when he distributed only two, but " Lefty " Rogers was credited with a 2-0 win. Lafayette, Gettysburg, and Temple all took Navy ' s measure. McGowan pitched his first game 448 J against Lafayette, and held the opposition in check for six innings, but the final score was 6-2. Davis attempted to break Navy ' s losing streak by taking the pitching assignment, but Gettysburg was too much for him. Temple gave up only three hits to take the game, 5-1, and then Navy took the measure of George- town. Three errors, Spain ' s double, and a fielders choice gave Navy three runs in the eighth, and en- abled a win to be chalked up. . . . Maryland and Richmond University were also put on the red side of the ledger, and then Navy defeated Washington and Lee, and Penn State. The latter game went eleven innings, with Sexton outpitching Parks of State. Navy ' s defense was impenetrable in this game, and, combined with Sexton ' s pitching was enough to give the Tars a 4-3 win. . . . North Carolina went home with another one under their belt, 4-1, but Navy won the next two. William and Mary boosted our 449 Knapper Gadrow Borries 1 average by dropping one, 7-5, and Mount Saint Mary ' s went down in defeat, 6-3. Navy turned in some nice ball to win,- three double plays — Knapper to Kossler to Cap- tain Daunis — helped Davis out of the pinches and kept the situation well under control. . . . The season wound up with the Army game. Despite a slight handicap of rain which fell intermittently during the game Navy turned in a perfect day in the field. Knapper singled in the first, was out at second on Gadrow ' s fielder ' s choice. Kossler hit to right, and when Williams juggled the ball Gadrow went to third, Kossler to second. Army ' s shortstop let Daunis ' hit through him, scoring both runners. . . . Army scored in the second on a pass to Grohs and Legg s double, and in the fifth on hHaug ' s double, a fielder ' s choice, and Morris ' single. ... In Navy ' s half of the fifth Van Arsdall singled, was scarificed to second, but tagged at third on McGowan ' s fielder ' s choice. Knapper hit to right, and both scored on Army errors. Navy — 4, Army — 2! 450 :..i i. % GENERALS TALLY t d c r o s s e Pennsylvania Princeton Penn. State Mt. Washington Syracuse Univ. of Maryland Army |b- 2 ife_.j«w»«- iK - J ; I 451 Fourth Row: Mini, Sweeney, Dutton, Anderson, Samuels, Icenhowei, Torrey, Teel, Ricketts. Third Row: Clark, Seeds, McQuilken, Evans, Moreau, Campbell, Black, Maxwell, Armstrong, Schlech, Cutter, Fellows, Bauer. Second Row: Lt. f omdr. Peyton, Mills, Gimber, Gaillard, Veth, North, Harbold, Rittenhouse, Buse, Rankin, Larsen, Finlayson (Coach), Lt. (jg) Hull, Oliver. First Row: Lt. Taylor, Murray, Clark, W. C., Wright, Schacht (Captian), Condon, Ward, N. G., Thompson, Nibbs, Cooley, Springs. The Red and Blue of Pennsylvania were swamped in the opener of the lacrosse season, 13-1, Navy rolling up 8 points in a 12 2 minute period in the third quarter, and the next week-end journeyed to Princeton to bring home a 2-2 tie. The outstanding feature of this game as the work of the rival goalies, Wright of Navy, Britten of Princeton. The Tigers had the edge during the first half. Navy forcing play in the second to tie up the score. A ten minute play off period failed to break the deadlock. . . . Penn State next fell, 1 3-3. Schacht opened the scoring 8 minutes ll 452 J after the start, Condon and Ward followins the lead to boost the total to four before the end of the period. . . . The visions of an undefeated season were blasted by the spectacular play of the Mount Washington Club, the final result being 11-4. For the first period the Navy gamely battled their rivals to a standstill, but at the half time the score stood at 6-2, Wright of Navy distinguishing himself as goalie, pre- venting an utter rout. . . . Syracuse visited the Navy with high hopes, bringing an unbeaten ten, but lost after the Sailors staged an uphill battle to tie the score and then pull into the lead for a final 11-8. The Orange stickmen dominated the first half, but the reserve strength of the Navy was too much. . . . Navy fought its old rival, Maryland, to a standstill, and a double overtime period failed to break the deadlock. 453 f. HOW ARMY GAME STARTED Ward, N. G. Clark, W. C. Veth Maryland ' s lead throughout most of the regulation game was overhauled near the end. In the first over-time period Ward put in another shot, but the Terrapins matched it and tied up the score. . . . May 26, 1934, the Navy warriors undertook the journey to the shores of the hHudson to face the stick- men of West Point. Fierce play, as can be witnessed only in an Army-Navy contest, marked the game, and when the regulation periods had ended the score stood tied with each team having five goals to their credit. An over-time period was played and when the smoke of the Navy big guns had cleared away the score stood Navy 6, Army 5. This is the picture of the last and best lacrosse game of the season, ending perfectly as far as Navy is concerned. Condon, Ward, Anderson, and Swede Larsen accounted for the goals during the regulation playing time, and Ken Veth came through with the winning counter, after a fast mix-up, to sew up the game on the slenderest of margins. The win in this sport created another group of " N-star " Navy men, and, combined with those in baseball and track, made it a clean sweep for the day, and was also the first step in establishing a perfect record against Army in the calendar year of 1934. I: 454 ' William and Mary Univ. of Maryland Univ. of No. Carolina Univ. of Virqini track 1 • ' 455 Track 1934 Back Row; Macl.cnzie, Cummins, Hailey, Rhymes, Cline, Davis, Pinkerton, Bell, Maurer, Bingham, bhetenhelm, Michel, Hauck. Second Row: Thomson (Coach), Lt. Striker, Lt. Thomas, Outlaw, Fitzgerald, Bakutis, Ross, Cosgrove, Decker, Besson, LdSter, Ritter, Sleight, Metcalf, Patterson, J. hi., Walters (Manager), Lockwood. Front Row: Blakely, Nicol, Scott, Waybright, Johnston, R. K., Whitaker, Pilcher, Johnston, D. G., Driver, Patterson, D. W. The beginnins of the season found Coach Thomson with a strong team on the field events and middle distances, but short on dash men. The return of Waybright to the squad, coupled with the discovery of several new men, cleared up the difficulty before the end of the season. . . . The first meet netted one Academy record in the javelin, and a score of 85 1 6- 40 5 6 in favor of Navy. Bakutis broke the javelin record for the first time, later continuing his assaults on it. Maryland brought one star performer, Wid- meyer, but were unable to match the Sailors ' per- formance in the field events. A youngster, Patterson, 456 Track 1934 Staggered start of 220 broke two records in one afternoon, running the ■ 220 low hurdles in 24.6 seconds, and broad jumping 23 feet 3 inches. The final score was Navy 80 2, Maryland 45}2. ■ ■ ■ The next week witnessed the staging of the annual Penn relays in Philadelphia. A small group of Midshipmen returned with medals; Wrigley took a third in the high hurdles, the one mile relay team tailed the championship Indiana team and the shuttle relay team placed third. An ancient rival, North Carolina, tripped Navy 67-59 in the next week-end, the final decision resting on the outcome of two events. In twelve of the fourteen the 457 NEW RECORD IN CENTURY V Vz I w » • ■• if. Fitzgerdid Metcdif Bdkutis HIGH HURDLES t 4 : Tars battled on even terms,- North Carolina was forced to the limit to keep her head above, breaking two records of her own. The highlight of the meet was the return of Waybright after a year ' s absence due to a leg injury. Bested in a 9.9 hundred, he coasted to an easy victory in the 220 yard dash, running off the distance in 21.2 seconds, and setting a new Academy record. . . . The University of Virginia Cavaliers were defeated by the best balanced Navy team seen for a long while, 78 2 5-47 3 5. Bingham cleared the high jump bar at 6 . i inches, while Bakutis was heaving the javelin 195 feet. . . . Navy 76 1 3, Army 49 2 3. Ending a season with a win over Army is the height of any Midshipman ' s ambition, and was realized in 1934 when the Midshipmen team soundly trounced the invaders from up on the hludson. Navy took ten firts: Bakutis set a new Academy record with a javelin toss of 205 2 feet; Bingham cleared the high bar at a new mark of 6 feet, 2 7 8 inches,- Waybright raced down the cinder path to come in ahead of the Black and Gray in the 100 and 220 dashes,- Captain Whitaker gathered in the high and low hurdles; seconds and thirds brought the total to a very satisfying score and sent the Kaydets home in defeat. 458 crew 459 VARSITY: Stone, Hood , McLean, Baldwin, Gray, Smith, N., Brockett, Becker, Krulak (Coxswain). V. The cold weather held up Navy ' s crew work in the early spring, but Coach Buck Walsh was able to put a good boat on the water by the 21st of April, weather notwithstanding. The First opponent of the season was Old Nassau, but Princeton disregarded our hospitality and took the first race of the season. The two teams got off to a good start, and hung to- gether for the first quarter-mile. At the half-mile mark Princeton was pulling a thirty-one, Navy one faster. Navy steadily increased its stroke to a forty but Princeton continued to pull ahead, and the race 460 JUNIOR VARSITY Austin, McGill, Fleming, Hoffman, Gray, CoFfin, McMahon, Bayless, Higginbotham (Coxswain). ended with the visitors soing over the hne in record time for the Severn course, 8:45.1. . . . The Naval Academy crews came back the following week to clean the river of the Blue of Columbia. Varsity and Jayvees won by comfortable margins, and in the closest race Navy ' s 150-pounders came in two seconds ahead. Columbia got off to the faster start, but Navy began creeping up and increased her lead from a quater-length at the half-mile mark to a length at the mile, and had doubled that when the last quarter-mile stretch was entered. . . . The next victory J 461 ,»..,, JJ UKgllli " ! " ' " ' " " - SYRACUSE LEADS NAVy t fffg ' -- ' __ , - - . i -flj « - J McLean Austin Baldv !5 YARDS, CLOSING SLOWLY, SIR t for the Blue and Gold Varsity was at the expense of Syracuse. The Oransemen took a lead which they couldn ' t hold for more than fifty yards. While Navy dropped to a thirty-seven Syracuse tried to use weight and strength to advantage rowing a thirty-five, but the Tars crossed the line four and a half seconds in the van. The opponents ' Jayvees and Frosh took both those races from the Middies. . . . The Jayvees took the New England Challenge Cup at Philadelphia on the 26th of May, with a time of 6:20.6. hHarvard and Penn were the opposition. The varisty came in a length behind Penn in the Adams Cup Race, in which we were the defenders. After a fairly even start Navy came up from astern to overtake hiarvard and close on Penn, but although Stone moved up to a forty-one the boat was unable to pass. . . . The Poughkeepsie Regatta climaxed our efforts for the year. Although neither varsity nor Jayvees were able to win, Navy showed real fight. As one sportswriter put it, our varisty " came brilliantly through that final mile — brilliantly and with the courage that is typical of Navy crews. " The Jayvees must be given much credit in their three mile race in which they fought hard all the way up the course, but trailed Syracuse 462 -1 ieymour Herold Bentley • ' SS - , t t by a bare quarter-length at the finish. ... In the principal race of the day, with oarsmen from both western and eastern coasts well represented, the boats from the Universities of California and Washington got off to a lead, with Navy holding down seventh place, but moving up to sixth through the first mile. At the completion of the second mile the Navy oarsmen had crept up to third place, rowing a thirty-three, and established themselves as the leader of the second group. All other eastern boats began to drop behind at this point, and it became clearly a challenge of Navy, as the East ' s representative, against the two western boats of California and Washington, the latter being in the van at this point. Navy gradually closed the distance between these two leaders and herself, moving up to join this group and to show a true challenge by the time the three-mile post was passed. In the final mile California pulled ahead of Washington to win, while Navy was still a quarter of a length behind the second place boat when she slid over the mark to end the 1934 season. SEVERN SCENERY 463 I MINOR SPORTS Dougherty, Captain Ostergren, Manager s occer 1934 i-! ie i vmi Br i f -c f f ,,f If t ' f Jf i. fTf f »«» ««» nr ««»ifM :i h f ff_ .4_ 114 jr Front Row: Noithvvood, Hewitt, Maurei, Hall, Ramey, Ross, Dougherty (Captain), Hoffman, Sanderson, Reed, Shamer, Reich, Taylor (Coach). Second Row: Fradd, Sad,er, Riewe, Sellars, Kramer, O ' Handley, Pinkerton, Eisenbach, Miller, Ric e, Teei, Thompson, Hazzard, Boyle. Third Row: Steiner, Lt. Hutchinson (Officer Representative), Whistle, Brown, Germers- hausen, Phaler, Brinckloe, Street, Weinel, Gimber, Wendell, Richards, Thomas, Dalton, Ostergren (Manager). Soccer was one of those sports in which Navy got away to a fast start, but because of increasingly strong competition was unable to turn in as successful a season as could be wished for. Western Maryland was the initial opposition, and went down to defeat by a four-swabo score. Accurate pass work by the Navy team led to three goals in the first half, one by Miller and two by Teel. The final one came shortly after the opening of the third quarter when Eisenbach put one between the posts. . . . Ten days later Navy played host to Gettysburg College, and chalked up another win. This game was one in which the goalies showed some nice defensive work, and Miller, Dougherty, and Eisenbach nice offensive play. Miller put in two, Eisenbach one, and Sanderson one. Lerch and Williams accounted for tlie visitors two tallies. . . . The next game was the first of a series of defeats. Lefiigh was the offending team, and Berg and Sherrill 466 s occer 1934 Hutchinson, Officer Representalive Taylor, Coach the scorers. " Doc " Dougherty dropped one for the Blue and Gold. In the first half Lehigh held the upper hand, and although the Navy attack began to function in the third quarter it wasn ' t strong enough to catch up, and the game ended 2-1, with Lehigh on top. . . . Yale handed the freebooters their second loss on November third, 4-2. Yale scored in each period except the first, and Navy scored in the second and fourth on kicks by Miller and Captain Dougherty. The Bulldog ' s superiority as a result of keeping the ball in the air, and moving fast. . . . Navy ' s only loss by a shutout was suffered at the hands of hHaverford College on the tenth of November. Navy carried the fight to hHaverford in the first period, neither team scoring. In the second period Ritchie scored one, and in the third period Stokes and Brown added to the total. Stokes scored the final goal in the last period. . . . The final game of the season was played away, at Penn State College, when Navy met a team that had toured Europe and come up against some very stiff opposition. Navy found trouble in stopping this team with so much experience, and especially McEwan, center forward, who was responsible for four of the seven Penn State tallies. Bielicki got two and Corbitt one against Miller ' s one for Navy, ending the game at 7-1 467 AV I Hutchinson, Captain Adams, Manager Cross Country 1934 Second Row: Adams, Purer, Wilson, youns, Lt. Martin. First Row: Shetenhelm, Sleight, Schofield, Hauck. Navy ' s cross country team manged to turn in only a fair season during the fall of 1935. The cross country run is a three or four mile jaunt over the byways, hills, and dales of the surrounding countryside, and takes much out of a man. Nevertheless, Navy always has a good many men working out in this manner each year in the late fall. The harriers ' first meet was on the twentieth of October, here at the Academy, and gave indications that the Blue and Gold would stand a good deal of watching in this sport. The University of Virginia offered the opposition, but failed to place a man in the first five. It seems to be the policy of the cross country team to display a fraternal spirit, and come across the finish line together. In this first meet of the year hHutchinson, Captain, and Young, Schofield, Shetenhelm, Sleight, and Purer all turned in a time of 19:18.5 for the three mile course, coming across the finish line in what seemed 468 Cross Country 1934 Lockwood, Officer Representative Thomson, Coach to be a platoon formation. Hauck, Navy, was next with a 19:21, one second ahead of Wait, the First Virginia man to come in. And so Navy had a perfect score, 15-40. . . . After a three weeks layoff the squad traveled to Durham, North Carolina to take on the Blue Devils of Duke. This time it was a four mile course, and an unfamiliar one at that. Young fell and cut himself badly, forcing him to withdraw, and " hHutch " Hutchinson, Nelson, Schofield, and Sleight all had an attack of cramps, which removed our number one man from the race before the finish line was reached. Chiefly as a result of losing these fine runners, and the handicap under which the others were running Duke was enabled to take the race with an 18-37 score. Morse, hHeritage, Ferris, and George, all of Duke, took one, two, three, four, with fifth, sixth, and seventh places going to Purer, Shetenhelm and Phil hHauck, of Navy. . . . The third and final meet was with Pittsburg, and again Navy was forced to take the high, or losing, end of a 19-36 score. George hlutchinson now holds the Naval Acad- emy record for a four mile course as a result of his 21 :1 5, thirteen seconds faster than the old course record, but Musico and Kirkpatrick, of Pitt, both succeeded in the same respect, with times of 21:04.4 and 21:11 respectively. 469 Dougherty, Captain Shellworth, Manage Wrestling 1934 Fourth Row: Masters, Fitzgerald, Shupper, Howland, Orr, Pridmore, Millen, M., Rogers, Little, Reece. Third Row: Comdr. Rogers, O ' Gtady, Miller, J. O., Dyson, Byrum, Julihn, Jackson, Jay, Crawford, Shellworth (Manager). Second Row: Schutz (Coach), Wright, Johnston, J. L., West, Adams, FH. D., Wideman, Adelman, Gibson, Winters, Comdr. Perry (Officer Representative). First Row: Schacht, Cole, Clay, Tipton, Dougherty (Captain), Cresap, Mills, Hunter, Adams, S. The wrestling season opened with the University of Pennsylvania Quakers as easy opposition. In only one class, the 145 pound, did Navy fail to gain a fall. Tipton, Captain " Doc " Dougherty, Winters, Sam Adams, Hunter, Cole, and Schacht all threw their men, while Wright got a decision from Taylor, of Penn. Score, 38-0. . . . The following week the V. M. I. cadets held Navy to a 16-16 tie. Tipton and Riley clashed in the 118 pound class, and Tip threw his man with a half-nelson and armlock after seven minutes and eleven seconds. Clay wrestled in Dougherty ' s place in the 126 pound class because of the letter ' s bad back and won a decision. Sherrard, his opponent, once threatened to throw Clay with a figure four and arm hold, but this was averted. Sherrard failed to work the same hold, and Clay got topside to stay until the time was up. Winters was thrown by Witt, of V. M. I., who used a bar and chancery hold 470 Wrestlins 1934 Perry, Officer Representative Scfiutz, Coacfi L to win. But Merryman came back in the next bout to take Travis over in 2;55, and add five points. Adams won his bout on a time advantage of 6:37, scoring Navy ' s last points. hHunter lost on a fall, and Cole and Schacht prevented their men from throwing them so that V. M. I. garnered just enough points to tie the score. . . . Once again Navy shut out its opponent, this time Chicago, 30-0. Tipton took Ware over by a fall, using a bar and chancery. Don Clay and Zukowski could not throw each other, but Clay managed to pile up enough time in the first top and top session so that he had no difficulty in winning. Cresap, in his first meet, wiped up the mat with the Chicago captain, hHoward, but couldn ' t work into a fall, coming out with eight and a half minutes ad- vantage. Merryman made it even greater in the next match with an 8:52 time advantage, never giving his opponent, Gorman, a chance at topside. Sam Adams got the second fall of the meet from Kracke, with a bar and chancery. Mills also gained a fall in his first match of the year when he threw Butler with a head scissors and armlock in 4 minutes and 42 seconds, and Cole took the 1 76 pound class from Pesek by an advantage of 6:50. The closest match of the 471 472 Hunter Tipton Vogel afternoon was between Schacht and White- sides. Chicago took the first period, but Ken came back in the second to be up 2 minutes and 27 seconds. . . . Then Navy broke Le- high ' s string of 24 victories. Tipton threw Clow with a double bar hold, Winters was badly beaten on time, and Cresap got the points back by defeating Wolcott. Then Merryman took the 145 pound class in a good match. Adams, Mills, and Cole all threw their men. Kenny Schacht ran into trouble with Lehigh ' s Scobey in the heavyweight class, and was thrown with a bar and arm lock. . . . The Crimson of LHarvard was successfully passed by, 21-11. In his first varsity meet Rogers gained a decision over Petrenik in an evenly matched bout irv which neither was able to get a decisive hold. The match was evened in the next bout when Stoddard held 3 minutes, 16 seconds topside advantage, and then Cresap put the Blue and Gold ahead by working hard on Granahan, nearly getting a hold down. Once more the score was evened when Cavin defeated Southerland, replacing Merryman, out with a bad ear, and then Sam Adams and Lou Mills each gained five points by falls. Adams took 2 minutes and 10 seconds, and Mills 11 seconds less. Cole wasn ' t so fortunate, though. ■ i ' Cole Winters Wright k and was unable to stay topside. He was W l thrown by Emory with a head lock. Schacht aJ I won by default. . . . Again the grapplers , ipH blanked their opponents, this time the Uni- B versity of Pittsburg, 38-0. Clay and Tipton changed classes, Clay opening in the 118 pound bout, getting topside with a flying tackle and shifting into a bar and chancery. A second tackle, another bar and chancery, and Clay had a fall to his credit. Tipton also got a fall with a head scissors and arm lock, and hlugh Winters took the 1 35 pounder from Pitt over by a big Hme advantage. Wright gained a fall in the 145 pound event with a bar and chancery, and Adams another with a head lock and chancery from George. The rest of the bouts were all falls for Navy. . . . Penn State proved to be tough opposition, and Navy scored only one de- cision, Tipton ' s over Dirito in the 126 pound class. Clay, Mills, Cole, and Schacht were defeated by falls, while Cresap and Merryman lost decisions. The final score stood Penn State 29, Navy 3, and gave the wrestling team a record of five wins, one loss, and one tie, to wind up a good season. 473 Lambert, Captain Stanley, Manager Boxins 1935 First Row: Kissinger, Lofland, Becker, Phillips, Blitch, Lambert, Cutter, Hocker, Armijo, Michel. Second Row: Fitzgerald, Webb (Coach), Barry, Price, Wardell, Schlech, McCann, Schrader, Rawlings, FHarmer, Evans, Konchar, Reese, Stanley (Manager). Third Row: hHarifinger, Kelly, Germershausen, Morrell, Taylor, West, Conkey, Howard, Hemenway, Brown, Roth, O ' Donnell. Fourth Row: Zabriskie, Nixon, Halla, Chambers, Fox, Smith, Stiles, White, Kerby, Lipski, Finnigan. The opening meet of the 1935 boxing season was marked by three technical knockouts. After FHemenway had lost a decision and Barry had won one to even things up. Jack Blitch scored a K. O. in the second round over Moore of Western Maryland College, the opening opposition. Gorski, intercollegiate champion in the 165 pound class, and captain of the Green Terrors, sent Dave Zabriski down in the first round, but Dave wasn ' t out until the referee stopped the bout in the second round. The Navy captain, Beppo Lambert, came back in the next bout to punch Skinner around for a round and a half before the referee decided the Maryland boy had had enough. Cutter won by default, and the wins of George Conkey and Eddie Michel brought the final score to 6-2, Navy. . . . Richmond was next, and this time Navy won, 7-1. Hemenway lost the opener to Wills, but from then on it was easily Navy ' s evening. Raw- 474 I B oxing 1935 Bryan, Officer Representative Webb, Coach L ling ' s bout was only an exhibition, since his man couldn ' t make the weight, but he showed the crowd that he could gain the decision against even a heavier man. Blitch fought a close one in the 135 pound bout, but the final round was enough to give him the decision over Scott, and Conkey followed with a win over Koppin in the 145 pound class. Michel showed a little of his speed against Vaughan in the 165 weight, and George Lambert pounded his man for two rounds and sent him down in the third to gain his second knockout of the season. Cutter and Armijo won by forfeits. . . . The Virginia meet was a little more close, but a little less successful in the outcome as far as Navy was concerned. This meet v as the big one of the year. Virginia had won twenty-one bouts previous to this one, and MacDonough hHall was packed to the over- heads, hiemenway took on one of Virginia ' s co-captains, HIahn, in the opener, and mixed it up, but the decision went to Hahn. The Cavalier ' s other co-captain, Rainey, fought smoothly for two rounds, and although he began to tire badly in the third Barry was unable to even the results of the first two rounds. The first Navy win came when Blitch dropped Virginia ' s Brooks for a count of nine 475 Cutter Herold Davenport t in the first round, and continued to dominate the fight to gain a decision. Ed Michel and McClung fought to a draw in a fight in which both drew blood after George Conkey lost a decision to Womer in the 145 weight. The next bout vvas the deciding factor. Caplin and Zabriskie came out evenly in the first round, but Dave received one on the chin in the second, followed by a lot of lefts that sewed up the meet for the Cavaliers. But the Navy boxers really went to it in the last two fights. Lambert laid into Noll in the 175 pound class, clearly outclassing him, and although not getting a knockout, placing him out on his feet. And then Slade Cutter took but 38 seconds to end the heavyweight bout. Score, Virginia 4 2 Navy 31 ' 2- • • . Navy was back on the top the following week, when Penn State was whipped, 5-3. hiemenway scored a technical knockout over Criswell, intercollegiate champ, when Criswell s eye began bleeding badly. Rawlings was out-pointed by McAndrews in the featherweight division, but Kerby, fighting in Blitch s place, turned in a nice performance to win over Penn State ' s captin, Zeleznock. hHocker made his varsity debut by knocking his opponent, Bachman, down twice in the first round, and had no difficulty 476 Blitch Matthews Peppard in taking the decision from the Penn State man. Armijo lost on a technical knockout to Ritzie, although the First two rounds were quite even, and in the next bout Michel de- feated hHogan. Since Cutter was not able to enter the ring that night Lambert ' s fight was the last of the evening, and he easily clinched the meet. . . . The University of New hHampshire was the next foe, and Navy experienced no difficulty in boosting its total won. The three lighter weights were the closest bouts. Lambert knocked out Yaloff in the second round, and Cutter followed with a quick disposal of Gowen, a technical knockout, ending the meet at 63 -1 H- • ■ ■ Syracuse was a 5 2-2 2 victim. Hemenway, Rawlings, Blitch, and Hocker all won over their opponents, hierold and Michel, however, were forced to take decisions, and Lambert fought to a draw with Jeffries. Cutter wound up with a decision instead of a K. O. this time, but there never was doubt as to the final outcome. . . . The sixth win of the season was scored in the final meet as the Navy boxers punished the Pittsburg repre- sentatives. When the evening ' s battles were finished the Annapolis boys found they had a 6 ' 2-I 2 win to their credit. 477 Plichtd, Captain Bierman, Manaser s wimming 1935 ' I Back Row: Flenniken, Burgess, Holmes, DeVane, Goodloe, Dodds, Street, Bierman (Manager). Third Row: Lt. Humphreys, Williams, Grider, Bjarnson, Hayler, Laizure, Smith, L. A., Ortland (Coach). Second Row: Westin, Clift, Hyland, Plichta (Captain), Stevens, McEntee, Bauer, Thomson. Front Row: Mehle, Smith, W. R., Spencer, Myers, Carnes. Midshipman Jack Stevens led the swimming team to victory in the Virginia meet by smashing the 440 record by 9.1 seconds, racing the distance in 5 minutes, 14.7 seconds. This feat, combined with the victories of Phchta in the 220, McEntee and Carnes in diving, and Billy Hyland in the hundred gave Navy a 53-22 advantage. . . . Next week Joe Plichta tied the 220 intercollegi- ate " record, and added the 100 to his wins for the day besides swimming on the winning relay team. This meet with Rutgers was an exciting one. Places were split so that when the relay team took the water the score was 33-30, making this the deciding event, as in the previous year. But Navy ' s team of hHyland, Westin, Stevens, and Plichta piled up a big lead to add eight more points. . . . Breaking records having become somewhat of a habit, Stevens again set a new mark in the C. C. N. Y. meet, this time traveling the 220 in 2 478 Vi I II Swimming 1935 Humphreys, Officer Representative Ortland, Coach L minutes, 21.7 seconds. Plichtd and Hyland came in one-two in the 440, and Plichta and Westin as closely in the 100. McEntee performed beautifully on the diving board, and the relay team of Smith-Freiderich- DeVane-Spencer brought the final score to Navy 48, C. C. N. Y. 23. . . . Not content with the mark he set three weeks previously, Stevens again took it upon himself to lower the 440 yard, 150-foot pool, record. Jennings, of Columbia, took both the 50 and the 150 yard back stroke, but Navy won the 220 yard breast stroke, Grider being the representative, and Plichtd and Stevens taking first and second in the century. The relay team also won, to send Columbia home in defeat, 46-25. . . . Yale maintained her supremacy as intercollegiate champion when she forced Navy to bow, 51-20. Navy ' s only first was in the 50 yard free style, when Stevens swam the distance in 24.6 seconds. ... In the last of the dual meets Navy swamped the University of Pennsylvania in a 48-23 victory. Phchta ac- counted for twelve points, Stevens came in second in the 40 and first in the 100, Carnes took the honors from the low board, and Grider and hHyland finished one-two in the 200 yard breast stroke event. 479 Fitzpdtrick, Cdptdin Gillmer, Manager Water Polo 1935 Fourth Row: Daub, Ely, Melhop, Keen, Sharrocks, Wing, Lt. Stefanie. Third Row: Gillmer, Amme, Kirkpatrick, Lownes, Bennett, Foster (Coach), Lt. Humphreys. Second Row: Grider, Sullivan, Crosby, Baker, Fitzpatrick (Captain), Outlaw, Shaffer, Clark, Gustafson. First Row: Cunningham, Phaler, Rutter, Palmer. i The Suicide Club won four and lost two games during the 1935 season. The First loss was to the strong New York Athletic Club, 21-4. Clark, Outlaw, Sullivan, Shaffer, Baker, and Fitzpatrick were Navy ' s starting line-up, all in their last season with the Blue and Gold. Captain Fitz was Navy ' s outstanding star in this game, but the very experienced New Yorkers were too strong for the boys of the Severn school. . . . The following week ' s game started with a touch goal for Navy, and from then on the game was easily Navy s. Most of the Blue scoring was done by Clark, who chalked up five touch goals, but Gustafson, Sullivan, Grider, and Crosby all got one apiece. Meyer, the Rutgers ' center forward, accounted for eight of the visitors points. Final score: Navy 27, Rutgers University 14. . . . The poloists got into high gear the follow- ing Saturday, and turned back the City College of New York decisively, 32-5 480 Water Polo 1935 Humphreys, Officer Representative Foster, Coacfi All of C. C. N. y. ' s points were the result of foul goals, while all but one of Navy ' s were touch goals. These were quite well distributed, Clark, Atkins, Baker, and Fitzpatrick getting two, Grider and Shaffer one, and Crosby scoring once via the two-point method. . . . hHopes for an intercollegiate championship were blasted by Columbia, who defeated the Tars by a 20-13 score. Navy ' s forwards were unable to penetrate to the goal under the vigilance of the Columbia forwards. Fitzpatrick ' s work was especially brilliant, but wasn t enough to stop the Columbia players. . . . Yale was the next loser to the Navy team, 23-6. Early in the game Fitzpatrick scored with a foul, and Bill Sullivan pushed one up against the goal immediately after. Yale threw a brace at the beginning of the second half, but Navy soon got into its stride again and added eight points. . . . The season closed with a win over the Quakers of Pennsyl- vania, and placed Navy in second place in the Eastern Intercollegiate Associa- tion. Penn had held the ball around the Navy goal for five minutes without scoring, when finally Navy gained possession of it. Clark scored the first goal shortly after. With the start of the second half Navy seemed to have the Penn defense solved, and went on to win handily. 481 ' Eppes, Captdi Arellano, Manager Gymnasium 1935 ■UAV i ' r I ■• » .„Wt ; NAVY ; NAVvT ' WA ' 4i ' 4 4 •— _ ' Third Row: Useth, Robertson, Cruse, Lanham, Simpson, Folsom, Ryder, Embree, Rameriz de Arellano (Manaser). Second Row: Mang (Coach), Lederer, Boyd, Seitz, Freeman, Sherwood, Hart, Terry, Lt. Rucker. First Row: FHazzard, Edge, Sisler, McCroskey, Eppes (Captain), Beaman, Keats, Metcalf. The y. M. C- A. team of Newark, New Jersey, was the First team to fall before the onslaught of the Navy gymnasts, 26-18. The visitors were able to take two firsts out of the six events, one on the horizontal bar, and one in the tumbling. The rope climb was good for all nine points, Folsom climbing it in 4 seconds flat. Schock and Kunkle took first and second on the side horse, Bemis first on the bars, and Boyd first on the rings. Schuler proved to be the Y ' s best man by taking the horizontal bar, second on the parallels, and third on the horse. . . . After nearly a three week layoff, the gymnasts went on the road to defeat Princeton and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in two successive days. The Princeton meet was close, with the rope climb being the deciding event. With a tie score of 23-23 Cruse of Navy and Gucker of Princeton each climbed the rope in identical times, in each of the three trials. On the fourth climb 482 G ymnasium 1935 Rucker, Officer Representative Mang, Coach Gucker failed to touch the pan, thereby winning the meet for Navy, 28-26. The Engineers were taken over much more easily on the following night, 42-13. M. I. T. was able to place one man at the top in his event, the tumbling, and took three seconds, while the rest of the events were swept by Navy. Cruse repeated his win of the night before, Eppes, Terry, and Garver placed one, two, three on the horizontal, and Bemis and Sisler won their events, the parallel bars and flying rings, respectively. Kunkle, Schock, and Simpson cleaned up on the horse. . . . Temple University ' s unusual class proved to be a little too much for the Navy lads, and the gym team suffered its first defeat since 1928, a defeat that meant the loss of the Harvard cup, which, had they won, would have been the permanent property of Navy. The final score stood 30-24, in favor of Temple. Navy swept the rings, Boyd and Beaman tying for first, and Temple took all three places in tumbling, led by Philips, who also placed first on both the parallel and horizontal bars. Cruse repeated his Princeton per- formance by winning out when he was hard-pressed, and climbed the rope in 4.5 seconds. Lou Schock took the other Navy first. . . . Dartmouth was defeated the following week by the strong Navy team, by a 44-10 score. 483 Johnston, Cdptain Fee, Manager F encing 1935 Third Row: Gerath, Sherry, Bell, Johnston, P. M., McLaughlin, Woodard, Vance. Second Row: Lt. Comdr. Doughty, Small, Taylor, Bennett, Neyman, Doll, Fee (Manager). First Row: Deladrier (Coach), FHathaway, Hanger, Carmichael, Johnston, A.F. (Captain), Gerwick, Blohm, Wagner, Taeymans. Captain Arnold Johnston led his swordsmen to victory in the opening meet of the season against the University of Pennsylvania, 22-5. The visitors scored only a single point with the epee and saber, and the fine fighting of their ace, Colville, won them three bouts in foil, while Navy took eight bouts in epee and saber, Doll, Neyman, and Wagner each winning two bouts in this event. The- fencers lost their first meet in two years when the New York University team invaded the Naval Academy. The foil matches virtually decided the meet, for the New Yorkers were able to gain a 7-2 advantage with this weapon, and also manged to win the saber bouts, 5-4. The Midshipmen took the epee, 6-3, Captain Johnston winning all three of his bouts in this weapon, as well as one in the foil matches, to take individual Navy honors for the day. Neyman won two out of three from the saber men, as did Bennett with the epee. The 484 Fencing 1935 Doughty, Officer Representative Deladrler, Coacfi meet ended with the New York team ahead, 15-12. . . . The next week, however, the fencers defeated another New York team, City College of New York. Navy managed a slim margin in the foils, 5-4, and likewise in the saber matches, but with the epee the Middies showed superiority. Johnston garnered five points in five matches, two epee, and three foil, while hHathaway took three bouts with the dueling sword. . . . One week later the pin-pushers again sent their opponents down, this time hHarvard. And again it was superior ability with the epee that turned the trick. The saber was won by hiarvard, 5-4, while the foil was taken by the Blue and Gold, leaving the three point advantage gained in the other weapon the deciding factor. Gerwick came through with a triple win in this event, Johnston added two more, and Bennett one. Johnston also won two out of three with the foil, as did hHanger Columbia also proved better sabermen than Navy, and because of this one thing took the measure of the Blue and Gold, even though they were bested in the foil and epee matches, 5-4. The 6-3 advantage with the third weapon gave them the meet, 14-13. 485 Rutherford, Capt. Outdoor Rifle McCallum, Capt. Indoor Rifle 1935 Indoor Rifle 1935 i Third Row: Wampler (Manager), Reid, Henderson, Brinckloe, Nicholson, Filippone, Benson, Fisher. Second Row: Blenman, Barleon, Bartlett, Rutherford (Captain), Burdick, Brandt, Lynch. First Row: Strong, Parrish, Dorsey, McCallum. A marked advantage in the standing position enabled the Cornell rifleists to take Navy, 1502-1384, but N. Y. U. could not stand up to Navy ' s shooting, and were defeated 1380-1366. Against Carnegie Tech the Tars turned in a 1392 score, easily outshooting their opponents, and against Lehigh they raised the points to 1396, but had just one too few to win. A week later the count was raised to 1408, and this time the Naval Academy team was very much better than the opposition, the University of Maryland, whose total was 1362. Nicholson ' s steady improvement gave him a 285 for the afternoon, and Captain Pop ' Rutherford was close behind with a 284. ... In a postal match with the West Point marksmen the Naval Academy team estabhshed a new course record to submerge Army, 1418-1365. All hands shot possibles in the prone position, with Nicholson ' s 289 high for the match. 486 Outdoor Rifle 1 934 Wampler, Manaser 1935 Mumma, Coach I - , Back Row: Lt. Mumma (Coach), Crowther, McElroy, Curtis, Dorsey, Barleon, Turner, Lynch, Brandt, Fuchs, Wampler (Manager), Prewitt, Lt. Hughes. Second Row: Weber, Nauman, Strickler, Schotz, Ware, Zysk, hlanger, Blenman. First Row: Spelmeyer, Kramer, Ewald, Settle, Blenman, Isberg, McCallum. The rifle team won its first and last shooting matches of the 1934 season, and dropped one each to the Philadelphia Marines, and the District of Columbia Guardsmen. In the opener, against the New York National Guard ' s 71st Infantry, Navy shot a 2345 to beat the Guardsmen ' s 2335. Against the Marines Navy ' s score was 2371, a new Academy record, but still 14 points too few to win. The District team shot the best score the Academy course has pro- duced, a 2392, and Navy again had a 2371 . The final match, against the 107th of the New York National Guard, found a bad cross wind holding both teams ' scores down, but Navy came out on top with a 2320 against the New Yorker ' s 2309. Fine shooting against very good teams, with the work of Strickler, the Navy captain, especially good, characterized the season. 487 Mdnn, Captain 1935 Walker, A .anaser 1935 Tennis 1934 Back Row: Martin, Dillen, Mann, H. D., Leeman, Noel, Walling, Peelei, v eihemi, t-ldroen. jecond Row: loaudict i oach McCormick, Reed, Ingersoll, Arnold, Knowells, Atkinson (Manager). Front Row: Caldwell, McClung, Gay, Pinney, Kimmel, Mann, Captain Willson. With such racqueteers as McCiuns, Mann, Kimmel, Gay, Pinney, and Caldwell, Navy experienced a very successful tennis season. ... In the open- ing meet against Haverford Navy turned in an 8-1 win, taking all except the first match in two sets, Cald A ell defeating Hunsicker in two love sets. . . . The next week Maryland fell 7-2, Navy losing one singles and one double match. Georgetown capitulated by the same score a week later. McClung won his match after a hard fight in the first set in which each man won his own service for a while, but Mac finally broke through his opponent ' s service and then took a love game on his own. Mann, Kimmel, and Clay all had but little trouble with their men. . . . Johns hlopkins was next with an 8-1 score. Pinney turned in the best singles match of the day on a bitterly fought 9-7 win. . . . Two opponents in the next week proved to be a little tougher but Navy ' s streak 488 Tennis 1934 Willson, Officer Representative Gaudet, Coacfi W% . was continued. Lafayette was first, and tfie fact tfiat Navy played Columbia on their courts made no difference, tfie Blue and Gold wmnins by a 6-3 score. . . . Tlie first of a series of setbacks came wiien Navy played Virginia in the rain. The match was not finished because of the dampness and Virginia walked off the victors by virtue of four wins in the singles. Gay and Pinney each won their matches. Three days later North Carolina ' s undefeated team swooped down on the Naval Academy and showed a well-balanced team to take four singles and two doubles. Jack Mann shovved some very good tennis in slashing his way to victory in his singles and teaming up with Kimmel to defeat the Tarheel ' s ranking doubles team. . . . Duke also set Navy back, by a 5-4 score, each team getting three singles, but Duke squeezed out two of the doubles. Later in the week Pitt went down in an easy match, Navy dropping only the first singles match in a three set affair. . . . The Tars swept up the remaining matches of the season. Washington and Jefferson and Penn State both went down, 9-0, and Pennsylvania was taken over after a grueling four hour battle by a 5-4 score to wind up a successful season. 489 Tc O THESE PEOPLE, WHO HAVE GREATLY HELPED US IN OUR WORK, WE WANT TO EXPRESS OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION. COMMANDER M. S. TISDALE Our Officer Representative, as a great aid in obtaining official sanction for our many requests. He has always been a help, never a hindrance. • MR. A. F. DU BOIS He has been more than merely our printer. With him the Lucky Bag has been a personal hobby, and he has gone far beyond the limits of our contract in giving us his advice and personal help. • MR. JACK SEAGER His assistance, in those critical days when we were mak- ing our contracts, was invaluable. • MR. ABE LUBERSKY He smoothed out our cover design and gave it the pro- fessional touch. • MR. A. N. SULLIVAN The " Wild Irish Rose. 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We were impressed by the careful preparation of the wool and the pains- taking dying and matching of color so that a suit bought today might be perfectly matched in years to come. . . . We noticed how finely the wool was carded into nearly invisible wisps. . . . We enjoyed watching the swift-moving looms deftly weaving a base cloth seemingly as thick as a blanket. . . . And the finishing process! You . certainly give that cloth a beating, running it through soap and pounding it for three days until it shrinks from 91 to 56 inches. The scientific- ally controlled under-water heat treating and work of the teazle ( ) in drawing out the loose fibers to be cut off until the cloth was thinned down to a usable weight impressed us. The final brushing and polishing to give the cloth a rich, silky sheen was a revelation. . . . When we saw cloth that had completed this 4 month process and had aged 6 months more, we couldn ' t tell it was woven, it was of such a rich fur-like texture. We realized why Stroud has been famed since Charles II ' s time for fine uniform cloths. " ( ) Pronounced with hard " g. " ( ) Small burr-like plant growth. Finishing department where teazles are used . Gieves Photo G. Dines Managing Director 1 o n d o n w. i. Gieves Photo W. J. Corben Merchandising Director W. Young U. S. A. Representative 21 old bond st. 31 burlington arcade ■Telegrams ' ' Muftis-Piccy-London ' ' PORTSMOUTH PORTSMOUTH LIVERPOOL . PLYMOUTH . CHATHAM WEYMOUTH . EDINBURGH . SOUTH SEA . SOUTHAMPTON MALTA . . GIBRALTAR . 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Y. 510 Best Wishes for A Pleasant Cruise on the Sea of Life to the CLASS OF 1935 From the CIRCLE THEATER ft- UNIVERSAL MOTORS, INC Direct Factory Ford Dealers AUTOMOBILE HEADQUARTERS FOR NAVY IN ANNAPOLIS SPECIAL TERMS TO OFFICERS COMPLETE SERVICE i c c c i A LIST OF UNIFORM MAKERS FEATURING EQUIPMENT, TRIMMINGS, DRESS OUTFITS AND BUTTON SETS READS LIKE " WHO ' S WHO " IN THE TAILORING TRADE. Our dealers are careFully selected to assure you of lasting satisfaction. Insist upon H-H Equipment and trimmings . . . they cost no more . . . last longer and look better . . . because tfiey are better. HILBORN-HAMBURGER, INC. NEW YORK " The Eagle Trade-mark is your guarantee. " 511 gra o duation utfits! • • lh e most exacting specifications govern the contract for Midshipmen s Uniforms. Every garment must pass the in- spection of an officer appointed to see that the cut, workmanship, and fit are as nearly perfect as human hands can make them. Strict conformity to these requirements distinguish Reed s handling of this contract. Likev ise, from the taking of the Midshipman ' s measurements, to the finished garment, the most painstaking care is used in the manufacture of Graduation Outfits. Not how cheap but how good, is the motto of Jacob Reed s Sons. JACOB REED ' S SONS 1424-1426 CHESTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA 512 cits! • • Q ne hundred and eleven years ex- perience in catering to the requirements of a well informed and highly discriminating clientele enables us to offer you Civilian Wear that is always smartly reflective of the latest authentic style trends. From the fore- most manufacturers of quality apparel in America come the Clothing, Shoes, hHats, and Furnishings you will find here . . . every single item of the very highest quality ob- tainable, becomingly styled, and priced as moderately as the high quality will permit. JACOB REED ' S SONS 55 MARYLAND AVE. ANNAPOLIS 513 CARVEL HALL Army-Navy Rendezvous at Colonial Annapolis The First Capital ofjhe United States EXCLUSIVE WHITE UNIFORM TAILOR 39 ' 2 Maryland Avenue Annapolis • Maryland GEAR 2U.7JU H. P. Turbine Gear Unit (one of four units) for tlie United States Cruiser Tusca- loosa. Propeller Speed 386 HP. M. Alioiit half the Destroyers and luan.v other vessels in the United States Navy are driven by Falk dears — which tells its own story of equipment, personnel, experience and traditions. Navy ships recently equipped and now building: Destroyers Light Cruisers Dewey Boise Farragut Brooklyn Destroyer Le. ders Honolulu Balch Nashville Clark Philadelphia McDouga Phoenix Moffett Savannah Phelps Porter Selfridge Winslow THE FALK CORPORATION, MILWAUKEE He. % ' y Cruisers Indianapolis Portland Quincy Tuscaloosa Vincennes Wichita Airplane C. rrier Ranger 514 (top at]os. A. Wilner C Co. 38 Years of Satisfactory Naval Service Proper Fittings by our Mr. Fishman Washington D, C Annapolisy Md. f+- ■ € 0 » € 0€ 0€ 0 » » » » 0 »€ 0 0 0 »€a » 0€ 0€ » 00 I J c c 8 I o c c o N.S. MEYEB ine. Xaval Insignia and Uniform Eqnipment i " All that I am — or ever hope to be— I owe to SPALDING Athletic Equipment. " ATHLETIC GOODS MANUFACTURERS Products of IV. S. Meyer, Inc. At Your Service The World Over 515 In A Fighting Ship — lt s Reliability No product of engineering genius is called upon for a greater degree of reliability than one which forms a vital part in the operation of a fighting ship. No engineering problem is beset with more serious aspects than that of designing and building apparatus upon whose proper performance in time of battle depend the lives of officers and men — or in a larger sense, the fate of a nation. All through its many years of service to the Navy ... in equipping vessels of every class . . . Westing- house engineers have recognized this responsibility and have carefully built-in the extras which assure that important factor — reliability. m ( stinghouse 516 1 PUBLISHED WEEKLY THROUGHOUT THE ACADEMIC YEAR BY THE REGIMENT OF MIDSHIPMEN. HUMOR - NAVY SPORTS NAVAL ARTICLES NEWS STORIES - AND ENJOYMENT WELL WORTH THE S2.50 WHICH IS ALL WE NEED TO PUT YOUR NAME ON THE MAILING LIST. ADVERTISING RATES UPON REQUEST. THE LCe €r THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACAEEMY, ANNAECLIS, ME. 1 ' NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRYDOCKS COMPANY 90 BROAD STREET NEWPORT NEWS NEW YORK CITY VIRGINIA j 518 WE ASKED OUTDOOR PEOPLE: Is this fact important to Y u ?1 VALUE! " Camels are manufac- tured from costlier tobaccos, " says Charley Belden, Wyoming rancher. " No wonder they have such a rich, cool flavor! " MILDNESS! " I smoke Camels because they are mild — pleasing to my throat, " says Miss Helene Bradshaw, an enthusiastic horsewoman. HEALTHY NERVES! " I have smoked Camels for fourteen years, without a sign of upset nerves, " says Bill Horn, former Gold Cup winner. r LM V U l • " It ' s been thrilling to have a part in the vast enterprise of building Boulder Dam, " says Erwin Jones, Boulder Dam engineer. " Plenty of strain, too. When I get tired, there s nothing hke a Camel. Man, what a swell taste Camels have! Mild, cool, and mellow! You can tell they are made from choice tobaccos, because they don ' t get ' flat ' or tiresome in taste when you smoke a lot. " ' 1935 K.J. Keyn Tob. Co. 519 SCHUELE, PEPPLER KOSTENS SIXTY-TWO MARYLAND AVENUE ANNAPOLIS, MD. Uniforms Equipments Civilian Dress H- ■c « o« « « « GEO. J. DAVIS 76 Maryland Ave. - Annapolis • Remington Portable Typewriters OfFice Supplies - - - Social Stationery Navy Banners Travel by Greyhound Bus ive can arrange your schedule and ivrite your ticket - c 8 o c o c c 7-powef, 35 fnm ob- jectives, $81.00 tor in dividual focus $86 00 for center focus EYES OF THE NAVY More th an 50,000 Bdusch Lomb Binoculars have been supplied to the United States Government. The same craftsmen who make the Navy ' s range finders fashion the finest binoculars modern science can pro- duce. The 7x35 Bausch Lomb marine glass, for ex- ample, with its large field and great light-gathering power, is unsurpassed for use by day. Excellent for night use, also. De luxe catalog on binoculars for all uses sent free on request. BAUSCH LOMB OPTICAL CO. 141 LOMB PARK • ROCHESTER, N.y. 520 THE SEAMEN ' S BANK FOR SAVINGS 74 Wall Street, New York, N. Y. This bank was chart- ered in 182.9, especial- ly to encourage thrift among men of the sea. We invite you to use the facilities of this strone bank. One dollar will start an account. Deposits draw inter- est from the dav they are received. You can do business with this bank from any part of the world. Send for leaflet, " Bank- ing by mail. " We owe over 136,500 depositors more than $131,000,000. Total re- sources exceed $150,- 000,000. Allotments ac- cepted. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES AT $3.50 A YEAR The Advertising Staff Enjoys d Moment of Relaxation Left to Rigfit: Advertising Managers Sfiellv orth, O ' Handley, Eicfimann, Crowtfier, Clegg, Lyndon, Weldon and Rusfi c c o ♦ o c o c , rtmus NAVAL OUTFITTERS SHOP! LOOK! LISTEN! But please include us when you do Tailors to Naval Trade for 20 yi ' ars 27 Maryland Ave., Annapolis 521 I The Biggest Shirt News ELECTRIC BOAT in years ARROW MITOGA The first form- fitting shirt at ready-to-wear price Presenting the Arrow MITOGA — a shirt that ' s tailored to your figure — at a ready-to-wear price! The MiTOGA fits the shoulders per- fectly — tapers with the arms — drapes in to meet the lines of the body at the waist. The Mitoga ' s fit is permanent be- cause the Sanforizing process makes it keep its right size through a life- time of launderings. MiTOGA comes in white, plain colors and in a variety of new and attrac- tive patterns and collar styles. GROTON, CONN. T o o o o o o 3 ♦ o o o o o 3 o 3 3 o 3 ♦ 3 3 i Shipbuilders and Engineers Submarines and Steel Ships Diesel Engines, Marine and Stationary Ship Repairs and Reconditioning 1849 Eighty-sixth Anniversary 1935 THE WILLIAM H. BELLIS COMPANY Naval Uniforms • Civilian Dress Civilian Dress for September Leave Special Price List to Graduating Class «2 and up ii6 Main Street • Annapolis, Md. (Opposite Hotel Maryland 522 ALLIGATOR Feath erweig iqht RAINCOAT Guaranteed Waterproof c I C c c THE ALLIGATOR CO. J . ST. LOUIS, MO. $ c . THE MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION WISHES EACH AND EVERY MEMBER OF THE CLASS GRADUATING FROM THE U. S. NAVAL ACADEMY IN JUNE, 1935 A LONG AND INTERESTING CAREER t c c s i IN PHILADELPHIA Ji s me JjeiLevue avy ' s Brilliant 1934-35 Basket Ball Squad n the Bellevue lobby . . . Here for the Penn game 7 ::= or many years this world famed hotel has been head- quarters when Navy Events have come to Philadelphia. The Bellevue levels distances to theatres — shops — sports and social appointments. And when you come. Dinner and Supper Dancing in the Club Stratford in the Palm Garden. No Cover Charge at any time Minimum Charge at Supper $1.50 Saturdays and Holidays $2.00 BELLEVUE STRATFORD CLAUDE H. BENNETT, General Manager 523 NATURALLY YOU ARE A PROTECTIONIST!! But Personal Protection is Just as Important to You as National Protection Battleships are constantly Being Modernized ... Is Your Estate Up to Date? Add $7,500.00 to it, and become insured against death, with immediate payment guaranteed, the moment you sign an apphcation in NAVY MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION T je Fleet in Presidmlijl Reiiiw, Mjy ji, igj4 FlMograpl, Inr,, 11 A »V« Premiums at age 21 are $4.95 per month. Midshipmen ma y join, ana first class may pay by an allotment w hich is deduced from the pay account each month. This association is by and for the Navy, and you are always a member once you join and keep up your premiums. Ni i I A ' J Write Rear Admiral T. J. Cowle, S.C, U.S.N. , aVy iVlUtUal ld RetiredSec. and Treas. Navy Dept.,Washinston ' 1865 1935 NAVY GUNS ARE MADE OF THE TOUGHEST, YET OF THE FINEST OUALITY STEEL TO WITHSTAND SHOCK AND TREMENDOUS WEAR THE SLIGHTEST FLAW IS CAUSE FOR REJECTION In Fabrics, WORUMBO Meets Similar Oua I i f ications And Passes with Flying Colors 524 Stetson ' s keep step through the Academy and accompany the Naval personnel around the world. STETSON Quality and Style meet all the requirements of the service whether on Parade at Worden Field — or at the hlop at Dahlgren hHall — on board Ship or Ashore. STETSON SHOES do not make the officer, but they make possible his comfort, easy poise, and self assurance of smart dress. 15 West 42nd St. STETSON SHOE SHOPS 289 Madison Ave. New York City 153 Broadway STETSON AGENCIES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES 525 HORSTMANN QUALITY UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENTS Are Standard in All Branches of the Service THE HORSTMANN UNIFORM COMPANY PHILADELPHIA 1 i 1 ANNAPOLIS f I » » » 0 € » » » » »O »€ » » € -TILGHMAN- COMPANY Carrs, Mears Dawson incorporated Quality Service Hand-Made Uniforms Whites and Blues and Equipmen t Furnishings and Tailoring Norfolk, Virginia Welch, The Tailor, Annapolis Agent jewelers Silversmiths Stationers 75 Maryland Avenue Annapolis, Maryland 526 COLT NATIONAL MATCH " CAL. 45 AUTOMATIC PISTOL NOW FITTED WITH SPECIAL DOUBLE-ADJUSTING REAR TARGET SIGHT Another target feature has just been added to the Colt " National Match " Model — your regulation side arm perfected for match com- petition. This new rear sight, adjustable for both elevation and windage is a beauty. It ' s so simple, so easy to adjust. Note, too, the ramp type fixed front sight with serrated face. Clearer, sharper definition is the result. These new sights, together with the " National Match " super-smooth, hand-honed target action and super-precisioned match barrel provide accuracy never before equaled in a .45 automatic pistol. The power, feel and dependability of the regular Government Model plus these superb target refinements mean better scores and consistently improved shooting. A copy of the latest Colt Catalog containing a complete description of the " National Match " and all other Colt models wi " be gladly sent on request. " NATIONAL MATCH " SPECIFICATIONS Caliber .45 for the .45 Automatic Cartridge. Capacity of magazine — seven cartridges. hHand-honed target action. Full blued finish. Checked Walnut stocks. Super-precisioned barrel. Checked arched housing. Checked trigger. Stevens adjustable rear target sight. Ramp type fixed front sight. Length of barrel 5 " . Length over all 8 ' 2 " . Weight 39 ounces. Top view of new rear sight Ask for Special Prices available to Navy Officers COLT PATENT FIRE ARMS MFG. CO., HARTFORD, CONN To New York Use the Ferry to Matapeake i BATH IRON WORKS CORPORATION CLAIBORNE-ANNAPOLIS FERRY COMPANY • Office 61 Maryland Avenue Annapolis SHIPBUILDERS AND ENGINEERS BATH, MAINE, U. S. A. Destroyers Drayton and Lamson now building 527 SHIPS OF ANY TYPE tJrrank t yCral Designer Idilor DESIGNED, BUILT, EQUIPPED - it I f- T U.S.S. FarratSut, 1500-ton Destroyer, built at Fore River Plant Prices — Ensign uniforms Full Dress OutFit ' $137.00 (5 Piece outfit) Service, Serge 35.00 Service, Wfiipcord 40.00 ATLANTIC COAST PLANTS BOSTON HARBOR Boston Plant Atlantic Works Simpson Worlcs Fore River Plant BALTIMORE HARBOR Baltimore Plant Baltimore Dry Docks Works .Sparrows Point Works PACIFIC COAST PLANTS Union Plant SAN FRANCISCO HARBOR Potrero Works Hunter ' s Point Works Alameda Works LOS ANGELES HARBOR San Pedro Works VlANy ndvdl vessels of all classes have been built at Bethlehem ' s Fore River Plant, hiere are unsurpassed facilities Q and personnel with a thorough under- - standing of naval design and construe- tion. Bethlehem is prepared to design and build the ma- chinery as well as the ship I 35 Maryland Avenue Annapolis o o o o o ::: : 0 ' C o o i itsel Nine Bethlehem yards, lo- 3 o cated on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, are thor- oughly equipped to render prompt and efficient service on building or repair work. i BETHLEHEM SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION, Ltd. BETHLEHEM, PA. GcncrdI Sales Offices: New York: 25 Broadway; San Francisco: 20th and Illinois Sts. District Offices: Boston, Baltimore, San Pedra Gyro-Compasses Gyro-Pilots Gyro Sliij) Stabilizers Naval and Commercial Higli-Iiitensit)- Searchlights Aiiti-Aircrait Fire Control Equipment Rudder Indicators Salinity Indicators G)ro-Horizons Directional Gyros Gyropilots or Automatic Flying Aircraft Soundproofing SPERRY GYROSCOPE COMPANY INCORPORATKD BROOKLYN • NEW YORK 528 01935 ENSIGNS... DUBOIS MAKES HIS TENTH BOW June Week, 1935, at the U. S. Naval Academy means more to you than just setting your shoulder straps, however great the anticipation • As President Roosevelt said to the graduating class of 1933, a Naval Academy diploma is a certificate of character. You now become patterns for the thousands of less fortunate young men of the nation who look to you as examplars of the highest ideals of patriotism — men whose loyalty and devotion will always keep Old Glory ' s colors untarnished • The 1935 Lucky Bag will always be an increasingly prized reminder of your busy, but happy days at Annapolis. This year ' s Bag presents a pic- torial record that speaks a universal language. The photo- graph needs no interpreter when you are on land or sea afar. • To Editor Frank K. Slason and Manager Norman H. Meyer — and the whole Lucky Bag Staff — is due a debt of gratitude for an achievement in publishing that is a monu- ment to their industry and Class spirit. • The DuBois Press desires to give unstinted recognition to the loyal men who toiled long hours — so ably and faithfully — in building this outstanding volume in the history of Lucky Bags. THE DUBOIS PRESS A. F. D U B O I S P R E s ROCHESTER, iJ, I D E N T Our Tenth Lucky Bas PRINTERS OF 1921, ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26, ' 28, ' 29, ' 33, ' 34 AND 1935 LUCKY BAGS 529 THE CHOICE OF THE AVIATION INDUSTRY B. G. Radio Shielded Mica Avi- ation Spark Plug, Model 4B-2-S Contractors to the United States Army and Navy and Aircraft Engine Builders l iSfi B. G. Regular Mica Aviation Spark Plug, Model 4B-2 B. G. SHIELDED SPARK PLUGS NOW STANDARD NAVY EQUIPMENT THE B. G. CORPORATION 136 WEST 52nd STREET, NEW YORK Cable Address: Golsteco, New York 530 Behind Mr. Doudna And His Camera IS AN Old Established Institution In srowins from a studio o( Four em- ployees in 1905 to an institution of over One Hundred in 1935 we have gained considerable prestige in the Field of por- trait photography. Because we have photo- graphed so many famous people during these thirty years we are now known as the " Photographers of National Notables. " Our Studio is one of the largest and best equipped in the country. We produce any- thing from Lucky Bag cruise pictures to life size hand painted oil portraits. Our file of over two million negatives contains photographs of almost every U. S. Naval Officer and other prominent people from all over the world. Let Us Continue To Serve You And Your Family When In Or Near Washington HARRIS EWING 1313 F STREET N. W. WASHINGTON, D. C. " OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS TO THE 1935 LUCKY BAG " 531 To the Class of 1935 REETINGS ! FRANKLIN BINDERY Book Manufacturers Living in the home town of Benjamin Franklin and honored by the use of his name, we believe our work proves we have become imbued with much of his spirit of thoroughness. WE ARE PROUD TO BE THE BINDERS OF THE LUCKY BAG OF 1935 PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ «C « ' » « C « C5« ' 0 ' 0 | I n Gibralta ne C peed Can Supply You With Those Things Which Are Necessary To Make Shore Leave Complete LONDON, 32, Sdckville Street, Piccadilly, W. I. EDINBURGH, 4 5, North Bank Street. PORTSMOUTH, 21, The Hard, Portsea. WEYMOUTH, 28, St. Thomas Street. CHATHAM, 33, Railway Street, • DEVONPORT, 50, Fore Street. MALTA, 18, 19, 20 21, Strada Mezzodi. TANGIER, Gibraltar House, ;: AUCKLAND, N. 2 Wrights Buildings, Fort Street. SACCONE SPEED, Limited 130, Main Street, Gibraltar IMPORTERS and EXPORTERS Manufacturers of Cigars Cigarettes and Tobaccos 532 We Cater to Midshipmen and Regimental Organizations Stationery — Calling Cards Printing of all Kinds Engraving You should visit our shop and be one of our Printing Customers ART PRESS 15 years of printing for the Navy Telephone 354 160 South Street Annapolis, Md. ■c « « ; «c « »o« « « « «« « : « : « c: «« «« «« « « « o ; «« « o « i ADD to your piece of mind SUBTRACT from your cares and worries MULTIPLY your chances of success DIVIDE your responsibilities by taking your insurance problems to E. LAWRENCE ADAMS GEORGE DIETER Special Representatives Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States CARVEL HALL ROOM 6 O. Vv. kice. Inc. NAVAL and CIVILIAN TAILORS 67:MARyLAND AVENUE ANNAPOLIS, MD. We Guarantee the Fit 533 . . . . let ' s viake it a bit j idler here, " says Mr. Peddicord, as he helps a Middy acquire sartorial dis- tinction. T " ] IE Advantages of Wear- j_ ing smart-looking perfect- fitting clothes are obvious. T Lemmert ' s Made-to-your-Measure Suits and Overcoats ... in both Imported and Domestic weaves of exclusive patterns . . . meet your most critical requirements. Our Prices Will Agreeably Surprise You JOHN R. LEMMERT " Distinctive Clothes for Men " 25 Maryland Ave. :: Annapolis I (See Mr. Peddicord) j H I I • ' 0» »o»o»€: » » » o : » ;: » : » ;; o : » » » »€: o€ »€ »€i »QO€ o€ » Annapolis Banking Trust Company List a SAVINGS ACCOUNT amons your Best Investments Mt is safe — each account is fully insured up to $5,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. It is quickly availaltle in case of need — many investments cannot be quickly converted into cash. Mt earns a fair rate of interest that is con- ojsujAv- sistent with the safety, availability and service provided. JOBPQSD ' U IS When you have a savings account in plDMS EB© this bank, you have a safe investment that stands near the head of the list. j4ote[ c htcfr E V YORK An hotel of distinction and character, situated in the heart of New York. Famed for its cuisine, for the unusual comfort of its spacious rooms, for its perfect Astor service. " poms with Hath S .jo up Entrance TIMES SQUARE FRED A. MUSCHENHEIM WELL PLEASED WITH TRUNKS AND LUGGAGE MADE BY C SEWARD TRUNK and BAG CO. C WORLD ' S LARGEST BAGGAGE BUILDERS C PETERSBURG, VA. C c o c c i We Solicit and Cater to Naval Officer ' s Accounts— BeFiind thie Regiment in Everything. The Annapolis Banking Trust Company The Product oF Experience at Midshipmen ' s Si ore 534 CI O L IT M B I A PREPARATORY SCHOOL N (formerly also called sen ADM Ann ' s) A SCHOOL which has prepared students for West Point and Annapohs exchisively since 1909. Catalogue. - PAUL W. PUHL, A. B., Principal 1445 Rhode Island Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. T f+- McNclly Optical Company 57 Maryland Ave, Annapolis Opticians Midshipmen may get work done at McNelly ' s by Special Requisition Excellent Fittings with Any Type of Lenses or Frames ♦ 3 o T o 3 3 3 3 HYMAN GRUSKIN Naval and Civilian Tailor Establishefl in the Uniform Business since 1907 1935 PRICES Service Uniform $35.00 Full Dress Suit 58.00 Frock Suit 58.50 Rain Coat 29.50 18 oz. Cravenetted 6 Suits Whites 45.00 Mess Jacket 5.00 Officer ' s Cap 9.00 37 MARYLAND AVENUE ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND Branches at: 101 S. PICO STREET, LONG BEACH 131 SANDS STREET, BROOKLYN GUANTANAMO BAY i A ' ■ EY.BANKS ' BlDD, elers Silversmiths Statj, otiew Established 1832 1218 CHESTNUT STREET PHILADELPHIA 1935 CLASS CREST 1935 MINIATURE RING This Establishment has the models and dies for almost all the United States Naval Academy Miniature Rings, and Class Crests. The Mail-Order Service will prove interesting and convenient. The brochure " GIFTS, " sent upon request, illustrates 242 moderate-price Gift suggestions 535 e offer the l3estl Goods Services ANNAPOLIS BUICK COMPANY Discount to the Navy through the Ship ' s Service Stores o THE ANNAPOLIS FLOWER SHOP 68 Maryland Avenue Telephone 781 for Flowers Flov ers Wired Anyvs here o Alvv ' ays at Your Service THE COFFEE POT For Ouality Foods 67 Maryland Avenue o Let ' s CRUISE INN to 48 Maryland Avenue for DINNER When Dragging 3 o CHAS. G. FELDMEYER 56 Maryland Avenue Stationers, Newsdealers Everything in Magazines GILBERT ' S PHARMACY Soda Fountain — Toasted Sandwiches Developing and Printing State Circle c c HAYMAN STUDIO 29 Maryland Avenue Catering to the Regiment for Every Photographic Service o M. A. Leahy and Frank N. Leahy INSURANCE SPECIALISTS Baltimore Office— 844 Bait. Trust Annapolis Office — Carvel Hall o PEGGY STEWART INN 217 Hanover Street At the Main Gate Convenient for Drags and Mothers OUEEN ANNE ' S CUPBOARD Tea Room 88 Maryland Ave. Waffle Dinners Run Right to READ ' S 176 Main Street Phone: Annapolis 1145 o STRANGE WHITE Clothing — Furnishings — Shoes 155-157 Main Street Annapolis 536 I INDEX TO ADVERTISERS A Alligator Company 523 Annapolis Banking Trust Company 534 Annapolis Buick Company 536 Annapolis Flower Shop 536 Annapolis Preparatory School 510 Arma Engineering Company 504 Art Press 533 Astor Hotel 534 B B G Corporation 530 Babcock Wilcox Company 498 Bailey, Banks Biddle Company 535 Bath Ironworks 527 Bausch Lomb Optical Company 520 Bellevue-Stratford hHotel 523 Bellis, William H., Company 522 Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation 528 c Capital Gazette Press 502 Carr, Mears Dawson 526 Carvel Hall Hotel 514 Circle Theater 511 Claiborne-Annapolis Ferry Company 527 Cluett, Peabody Company 522 Coffee Pot 536 Colt ' s Patent Firearms Company 527 Columbian Preparatory School 535 Cook, Thos. Sons, Wagon-Lits, Inc 502 Cruise Inn 536 Curtiss-Wright Corporation 501 D Davis, Geo. J 520 Dieter, Geo., and E. Lawrence Adams 533 Du Bois Press, The 529 E Electric Boat Company 522 F Falk Corporation 514 Feldmeyer, Chas. G 536 Fitz, Sam 498 Ford Instrument Company 505 Franklin Bindery 532 G Gieves, Limited 496-497 Gilbert ' s Pharmacy 536 Green, T. Kent 505 Gruskin, Hyman 535 H Haas Tailoring Company 499 Harris Ewing 531 Hayman Studio 536 Hilborn-Hamburger Company 511 Horr, J. A. Frederick 503 Horstmann Uniform Company 526 Hyde, John C 510 K Koolage, H. N 514 Krai, Frank 528 Krementz Company 503 L Larus Bro. Company 499 Leahy, M. A., Frank N. Leahy 536 Lemmert, John R 534 Liggett and Meyers Tobacco Company 507 Log 517 M Marine Corps Association 523 Martinique Hotel 502 McNelly Optical Company 535 Merriam, G. C, Company 499 Meyer, N. S 515 Motion Picture Producers Distributors of America, Inc 508 N Navy Mutual Aid Association 524 Newport News Shipbuilding Drydock Co. . 518 P Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company 510 Pease, C. F,, Company 504 Peggy Stewart Inn 536 Pratt Whitney Aircraft Corporation 509 Primus 521 Q Oueen Anne ' s Cupboard 536 R Read ' s 536 Reed ' s, Jacob, Sons 51 2-51 3 Reynolds Tobacco Company 519 Rice, S. W., Inc 533 S Saccone Speed, Limited 532 Schuele, Peppier, Kostens 520 Seamen ' s Bank for Savings 521 Severn School 505 Seward Trunk Bag Company 534 Smith, S. K,, Company 503 Spalding, A. G 515 Sperry Gyroscope Company 528 Stetson Shoe Company 525 Strange White 536 T Thomas, Frank, Company 504 Tiffany 506 Tilghman Company 526 u United Aircraft Corporation 495 United States Naval Academy Preparatory School 498 United States Naval Institute 500 Universal Motors, Inc 511 w Westinghouse Electric Company 516 Wilner, Jos. A 515 Worumbo Company 524 537 4 INDEX TO BIOGRAPHIES Page A Abhdu, W. C 202 Adams, B. E., Jr 209 Adams, E. L 250 Adams, J. P 138 Adams, S 251 Alexander, C. C 182 Anderson, E. D 150 Armstrons, W. W 236 Atkins, N. B 210 Austin, M. H 256 Ayers, L. M 93 B Babb, R. E 192 Badser, R. J 299 Baird, L. J 109 Baker, G. T 310 Bakutis, F. E 298 Baldwin, T. A 271 Ball, S. E 147 Baranowski, J. J 128 Barham, E. A 234 Barleon, J. S., Jr 175 Barnes, W. R 214 Barrows, F. L 288 Bartlett, W. R 133 Baskett, T. S 1 80 Bassett, R. V. R., Jr 295 Bauer, L H 212 Baum, R. J 253 Beacham, R. R 212 Beaman, C. R 116 Becker, J. J 206 Beggs, E. S., Jr 240 Bemis, E. G 167 Bennett, B. F 114 Bentley, J. A 197 Besson, J. FH., Jr 287 Bettens, W. J 234 Bierman, CO 125 Black, R. A 182 Blohm, L. M 215 Blount, C. E 273 Bobo, H. B 164 Bontier, A. M 95 Booth, B. B 286 Borries, F., Jr 113 Bottoms, J. W 297 Boud, H. W 241 Bowker, A. FH 152 Boyle, P. F 260 Brandt, J. H 116 Bridewell, E. W 314 Briggs, C. A 261 Bright, G. P 296 Brock, F. A 172 Brogger, L C 239 Brooks, F. W 96 Brown, J. H 232 Brown, T. A 93 Budd, R 248 Burdick, R. S 297 Burns, R. FH 227 Page c Cairnes, G. H 315 Caldwell, T. F., Jr 172 Campbell, G. B 112 Carpenter, S. W 267 C arter, C. R 94 Chipman, B 306 Christie, G. L 261 Claggett, B. D 189 Clark, J. S 275 Clark, W.C 188 Clay, D. N 294 Clegg, G. W 252 Clift, G. D 264 Cline, J. B 302 Cochran, D. E 260 Coffin, H. C 259 Cole, C. C 254 Conkey, G. L 317 Consolvo, C. W 238 Cosgrove, J. J., Jr 143 Gotten, J. FH 203 Gown, J. B 274 Cox, R 1 59 Crawford, G. A 232 Crosby, J. B 194 Crowther, J. W 224 Cummins, T. D 141 Curtis, J. O 222 Cushman, R. E 178 Cutter, S. D 215 D Darwin, F. A 103 Davis, G. E., Jr 308 Davis, J. A., Jr 244 Davis, L. K 139 Decker, S. M., Jr 306 Denby, E., Jr 203 Denney, E. F 269 Detweiler, L. M 106 Dillen, R. F., Jr 319 Dinwiddle, A. W 195 Dodge, S. H 107 Doll, R. E 123 Dornin, R. E 208 Dorsey, E. T 114 Dougherty, J. E 226 Doukas, N. G 272 Downing, J. G 188 Dowsett, F. R 193 Dunkle, B. E 139 E East, W. J., Jr 151 Edge, L. L 320 Edmands, A. C 278 Eichmann, J. FH 245 Ely, A. V 119 Ennis, J. M 110 Eppes, M. H 314 Eslick, M., Jr 120 Ewald, C. L 104 Fadem, C 147 Page F Farrell, R. M 299 Fee, J. J 143 Ferguson, J. C 259 Ferguson, J. N., Jr 225 Finnigan, O. D., Jr 277 Fitzgerald, M. F 129 Fitzpatrick, J. F., Jr 126 Flachsenhar, J. J 153 Fletcher, J. S 164 Fluckey, E. B 195 Foote, J. J 198 Foster, C. S., Jr 243 Foster, R. C, Jr 103 Foust, C. E 256 Francis, W. J., Jr 148 Freeman, M. B 94 Freeman, R. E 146 Fuller, G. S 170 G Gabbert, J. S. C 137 Gadrow, V. M 191 Gage, N. D 210 Gaillard, W. E 152 Gambacorta, F. M 166 Gardner, E. G., Jr 184 Gay, J. B., Jr 290 Gayler, N. A. M 290 Gearing, H. C, III 301 Gemershausen, W. J., Jr. 197 Gerwick, J. D 318 Giesser, A. A 213 Gillmer, T. C 127 Gimber, S. H 228 Goldberg, H. J 311 Good, G. D 92 Gorham, A. D 194 Gruger, J. N 312 Gruner, W. P., Jr 269 Guest, W. S 187 H Hack, J. A 228 Harden, H. B 219 Harlfinger, F. J., II .... Ill Harmer, R. E 132 Harrell, D. A 154 FHarris, C. L., Jr 225 Hatcher, M. T 307 Hathaway, A. T 307 Hauck, P. F 145 Hazzard, W. H 258 Headland, E. H 233 Heath, J. A 222 Hamphill, B. T 97 Hendricks, G. E 122 Henry, T. H 169 Henry, W. F 255 Herold, F. B 187 Hess, F. G 171 Heurlin, L R., Jr 193 Hickey, D, V 258 Page Higginbotham, G. S . . 272 Hilger, T. A 130 Hinckley, R. M., Jr 198 Hird, L R 161 Holmes, M. D 153 Holmes, R. H 189 Holmshaw, H. F., Jr 209 Hood, C. A. Jr 181 Hoover, CD 308 Hopiak, A. A 100 Hughes, R. D 100 Husband, A. C 175 Hutchinson, G 289 Hyland, W. W 285 I Irving, R. K 184 Is berg, A. L 246 Islev-Petersen, H. J. . . . 136 J Jack, R. G 304 Jackson, R. W 155 Jackson, W. G., Jr 134 Jay, J. L 298 Jennings, C B 168 Johansson, K. E 263 Johnston, A. F 101 Johnston, J. L 305 . Jordy, J. J 102 K Kdigler, D., Jr 282 Kail, R, B 221 Karaberis, C A 312 Kear, C R., Jr 257 Keats, E. S 156 Keithly, R. M 291 Kelly, R. B 240 Kerby, K. D 296 Kilroy, J. P 127 Kimmel, M. M 316 Kinsley, F. W 280 Kintz, H.I 239 Kirkpatrick, R. C, Jr. .. . 247 Klein, D 310 Klinker, R. C 208 Knight, P 137 Knowles, H. P., Jr 177 Kunkle, R. D 156 L Laird, H. C, Jr 224 Lambert, G. S 112 Lamkin, F. M 285 Langlois, C E 294 Langston, C B 206 Larsen, H. H 242 Faster, C A 171 Lee, G. R 113 538 INDEX TO BIOGRAPHIES • Continued Page Page Page Page Lee, H., Jr 302 Lee, J. M 165 Lewis, J. R 165 Lipski, S. W 293 Little, J. G., Ill 144 Lloyd, W. H 199 Lofland, J. H., Jr 135 Loomis, S. C, Jr 242 Lyie, J. M 316 Lynch, R. B 1 80 Lyndon, D. C 253 M Maher, F. X., Jr 248 Mackie, T. R 247 Mandelkorn, Robert S. . . 273 Mann, J. F 229 Marcus, G. E., Jr 268 Mathas, C. C 133 Matthews, F. R 262 Maurer, J. H 158 McCdIlum, J. L. P 118 McCann, I. G., Jr 121 McCarthy, C. H., Jr. . . - 286 McClintock, D. H 284 McCormick, J. W 179 McCroskey, C. H., Jr. . . 92 McDonald, H. W 181 McElroy, R. y., Jr 183 McEntee, G. L, Jr 200 McFddden, J. F 211 McGill, W. N 142 McGowan, R 216 McGrath, T. D 160 Mclntire, H. P 104 McKusick, G. A 141 McLaren, W. F 102 McLaughlin, R. B 98 McLean, E. C 270 McManus, W. A 218 McQuary, C. V 236 McQuilkin, J. H 281 Mecklenburg, H. J., Jr.. 130 Messner, A. W., Jr 136 Metcalf, R. M 282 Meyer, N. H 217 Michel, E. A., Jr 146 Middleton, J. R,, Jr. . . . 154 Miller, J. M 266 Mills, G. H. Jr 173 Mills, L H 238 Mini, J. H 117 Montross, K. E 281 Moody, A. B 278 Moody, D. L 237 Mooney, J. F., Jr 276 Mooney, W. L 304 Moore, IV. A., Jr 230 Morrison, W. F 255 Muller, H. L 268 Murdock, J. F 105 Murphy, C. H.S 166 Musick, K. F 128 N Nash, D 280 Nelson, W. M 309 Newcomb, A. H 124 Neyman, C. A., Jr 221 Nibbs, A. M 196 Nixdorff, S 320 North, J. R 279 Nowell, B. H 211 Noyes, H. F., Jr 257 O O ' Connell, G. A., Jr . . . 249 O ' Handley, J. G 217 Oliver, W. E 237 Osborn, E. G 162 Ostergren, N. M 230 Outlaw, E. C 313 P Packard, W. H 163 Paddock, A. E 303 Paradis, L D 271 Paret, R. S 157 Pargas, R 231 Parker, E. B., Jr 220 Parker, J. D 318 Parker, W. E 202 Parrish, R. M 293 Parry, L. V 96 Patterson, D. W 243 Payne, J. W., Jr 118 Penland, J. R 292 Pennebaker, E. P., Jr. . . . 309 Peppard, M. R., Jr 245 Fetrie, C W 254 Petrovic, W. F 123 Philip, G., Jr 270 Phillips, F. N., Jr 183 Phillips, R. A 158 Pike, J, W., Jr 174 Plichta, J. P 218 Powell, W. T., Jr 119 Powers, J. J 110 Prickett, R. H 162 Probasco, J. T 177 Pulk, E. S 169 Purdy, A. M 291 R RadcliFfe, M. E 277 Ramey, R. L 262 Ramirez de Arellano, M.F. 138 Ramsey, F. A., Jr 317 Reich, E. T 220 Reifenrath, W. G 200 Reniers, J. H., Jr 275 Rhymes, C. D., Jr 170 Rice, T. A 274 Richards, L. G 121 Ricketts, M. E 287 Riera, R. E 173 Ritter, F. T., Jr 176 Robertson, E. D 144 Rodier, G. L, Jr 231 Rosenberg, L. E 311 Ross, B. P 157 Rossell, W. T., Jr 295 Ruehlow, S. E 213 Rush, S. O., Jr 252 Rutherford, P. G 207 s Sadler, A. T 159 Sampson, W. S 185 Samuels, W. T 279 Sanger, K. J 305 Sarver, B W., Jr 107 Schacht, K. G 120 Schechter, G. E 267 Schmidling, M. S 229 Schmidt, L. E., Jr 125 Schock, L. L., Jr 179 Schrader, F. R 106 Schutt, E. B 122 Scott, E. F 126 Scott, J., II 150 Sellers, F. E., Jr 201 Senif, H. Z 283 Settle, W. A., Jr 246 Seymour, J. M 300 Shaffer, J. N 300 Sharp, T. F 167 Sharrocks, C. S 142 Shelburne, C. W 97 Shellworth, E. W 227 Shepard, E. T 196 Sherwood, S 289 Shonerd, H, G., Jr 108 Shriver, T. D 235 Sisler, V. A., Jr 276 Slason, F. K Ill Smith, F. M 263 Smith, L. A 223 Smith, R. H 185 Sneeringer, E. A 266 Snyder, L. H., Jr 249 Southerland, J. J., II . . . . 226 Spain, O. N., Jr 109 Spencer, S. F 301 Stamps, R. K.. Jr 131 Stanley, E. D., Jr 288 Steinmetz, E. H 207 Stephenson, R. D 135 Stevens, J. D 315 Stever, E. M 160 Stiesberg, F. M 115 Stivers, R. T., II 101 Sullivan, W. A. , 186 Swab, W., Jr 151 Sweeney, V. A 115 T Talerico, A., Jr 283 Talman, B. L E 319 Taylor, D. W., Jr 214 Taylor, L. T 145 Theis, J. F 244 Thomas, FH. L 264 Thomas, J. W 303 Thompson, W. C, Jr. , . 251 Thomson J. W 132 Tingle, C. T 105 Tipton, FH. C 223 Turner, C. FH 216 V Van Ness, D. O 134 Vestel, E, D., Jr 235 Veth, K. L 190 W Wade, B. G 292 Walker, F. D., Jr 129 Walling, J. F 284 Wallis, W. R 148 Walseth, H. S 233 Walters, W. B 313 Wampler, F., Jr 133 Ward, N. G 99 Ward, R. E. M 117 Ward, S. L., Jr 99 Ward, W. G 199 Weede, R. G 140 Weldon, A. R 219 Wesson, J. H 163 West, K 201 Westin, H. S 174 Whaley, J. W 250 Wheeler, F. K. B 178 Whitaker, G. T., Jr 176 White, J. B 95 Wideman, W. B 186 Wilson, J. C.G 98 Winfield, R B 108 Wing, R. C 190 Winters, T. H., Jr 155 Wolfe, J. M., Jr 241 Wood, B. D., Jr 124 Woodward, B. J., Ill . . 161 Wordell, M. T 191 Wright, F. D., Jr 192 Wrigley, D. A 168 Wulzen D. W 140 539 NDEX A Activities Section (Divider) 377 Administration Section (Divider) 31 Advertisements 493 All American Football Players 440 Art Club 408 Athletics Section (Divider) 425 B Badger, O. C, Commander 43 Baseball 447 Basketball 441 Biographies (see Biography index) 539 Biographies: First Battalion 91 Second Battalion 149 Third Battalion 205 Fourth Battalion 265 Boxing 474 Business Gang 395 c Cheer-Leaders 421 Choir 388 Christmas Card Committee 451 Class oM936 322 1937 324 1938 326 Class Supper Committee 414 Commandant, The 41 Crest Committee 412 Crew 459 Cross Country 468 Cruises: Third Class 344 First Class 364 D Departments Section (Divider) 61 Drum and Bugle Corps 48 E Economics and Government Dept 75 Electrical Engineering Dept 73 English and History Dept 77 Executive Dept 47 Executive Officer 43 F Fencing 484 Football ■• 429 G Glee Club 386 Goatkeepers 421 Gymnasium 482 H FHistory Section (Divider) 331 h istory: Fourth Class Year 335 Third Class Year 343 Second Class Year 353 First Class Year 363 June Week ' 371 FHolmes, R. S., Captain 41 Hop Committee 41 3 Hygiene Dept 81 J Juice Gang 396 L Lacrosse 451 Language Dept 79 Log, The 404 Lucky Bag, The 400 M Mandolin Club 387 Marine Engineering Dept 69 Masqueraders 389 Mathematics Dept 71 Musical Clubs 382 N N. A. Ten 384 Naval Academy Christian Association 419 o Orchestra 385 Ordnance Dept 67 P Pep Committee 416 President, The 35 Property Gang 393 Physical Education Dept 83 O Ouarterdeck Society 420 R Radio Club 397 Reception Committee 417 Reef Points 407 Resignations 328 Rifle, Outdoor 487 Indoor 486 Ring Committee 410 Roosevelt, Franklin D 35 s Seamanship Dept 65 Second Class Summer 354 Secretary of the Navy 37 Sellers, D. F., Rear Admiral 39 Soccer 466 Stage Gang 394 Stripers: First Battalion 50 Second Battalion 52 Third Battalion 54 Fourth Battalion 56 Superintendent, The 39 Swanson, Claude A 37 Swimming 478 . T Tennis 488 Track 455 Trident Society 406 U Ushers, Chapel 418 W Water Polo 480 Wrestling 470 y Yard Section (Divider) 11 A. 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