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Ger 7 wmemsmassmm Professor C. R. Olin To Charles R. Olin, senior officer in tlie service of our Alnia Mater, student, graduate, and faithful servant of Buchtel College, in days of doubt and trouble, wise counselor in the growth and development of our greater institution. The Class of 1918 dedicate this book. f f T Maiuilerite Place, PLditor-in-Chief. C. Leroy Swinehart, Business Manager. Carl Shaffer, Asst. Business Manager. Florence Tan nek, Art Editor. V. 1). LlDYAHD, Asst. Editor. Lloyd Ellsworth, Photograph Editor. 10 PI ea Take thou then this little book And read in full our lay. Secret in some quiet nook, At work, at leisure, or when you inay. If then thy desire is quite appeased. Let loud thy comments ring. But if with it, thou art not pleased, Say not a single thing. 31 Organization of Directors F. M. Cooke Chairman Prof. Charles R. Olin, M. S. Clerk APPOINTED FOR TWO YEARS Frank M. Cooke James P. Loomis J. Asa Palmer APPOINTED FOR FOUR YEARS F. M. Harpham Albert A. Kohler Parke R. Kolbe APPOINTED FOR SIX YEARS P. W. Litchfield Wm. H. Eager Clyde F. Reery ]2 ' — The Presidents of Buchtel College S. H. McCoLLESTER, D. D., LiTT. D 1872-1878 E. L. Rexford, D. D.. 1878-1880 Orello Cone, D. D... 1880-1896 C. M. Knight, Sc. D. (ad interim) 1896-1897 Ira a. Priest, D. D 1897-1901 A. B. Church, D. D., LL. D ...1901-1912 Parke R. Kolbe, Ph. D 1913- Deceased. The Presidents of The J unici al University of Akron Parke R. Kolbe, A. M., Ph. D. .1913- 13 The College on the Hill Our Alma J Later 14 BrcHTEL Ham. Knight Chemical Laboratory ChOI ' SE (jYMNASUM Engineehing Sghooi, Carl F. Kolbe Hall 17 Faculty of Bucktel College (From the founding of the institution in order of appointment by departments.) (Names in capital letters indicate Heads of Departments.) ( Deceased) ANCIENT LANGUAGE NEHEM1AH WHITE, A. M. BENJAMIN T. JONES, A. M. Wallace Mayo, A. B. W. D. SHIPMAN, A. B. Marv ' E. Stockman, L. A. CHARLES C. BATES, A. B. I. B. CHOATE, A. M. JOSEPH C. ROCKWELL, A. M., Mary B. Jewett, B. S. Ph. D. GEORGE A. PECKHAM, A. M. M. ALICE RINES, A. M. (pro tem) ENGLISH AND RHETORIC MISS H. F. SPALDING, L. A. Miss Hattie Lowdan Miss Susie Chamberlain, B. S. BENJAMIN T. JONES, A. M. Helen S. Pratt, L. A. MARIA PARSONS, A. M. MARY B. JEWETT, A. B. MARGARET G. BRADFORD, B. A. Ellen E. Garrigues, A. M. MARIE PARSONS, A. M. ALBERT I. SPANTON, A. M. Katherine Merrill, A. M. Margaret I. Wilson, A. M. Frank D. Sturtevant, A. M. Luke S. Brickley, A. M. 19 ' — Faculty of Buchtel College — Continued MODERN LANGUAGES PARKE R. KOLBE, A. M. tCARL F. KOLBE, Ph. D. G. H. G. McGREW, A. M. GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE PARKE R. KOLBE, A. M. Charles O. Rundell, B. S. Charles Bulger, Ph. B. CHARLES BULGER, A. M. Edward von Janinski, A. M. fTaught the first class in Buchtel College, September 11, 1872. ROMANCE LANGUAGES SARAH De MAUPASSANT M. ALICE RINES, A. M. Albert Phelps Tuller, A. B. PLAISANCE, A. M. PHILOSOPHY S. H. McCOLLESTER, A. M. IRA A. PRIEST, A. M., D. D. E. L. REXFORD, D. D. ORELLO D. CONE, D. D. AUGUSTUS B. CHURCH, D. D., LL. D. OSCAR E. OLIN, A. M. OSCAR E. OLIN, A. M. ECONOMICS MATHEMATICS ALFRED WELSH, A. B. Elias Fraunfelter, A. M. G. A. Peckham, A. B. J. H. Aydelotte Susie Chamberlain, B. S. GEORGE S. ELY, PH. D. CHARLES S. HOWE, B. S. Philip G. Wright, A. M. B. Tracy L. Jeffords, Ph. B. Charles R. Olin, M. S. HERMAS V. EGBERT, A. M. WILLARD H. VAN ORMAN, B. S. John W. Sleppey, A. M. FRANK M. MORRISON, A. M. WILFRED H. SHERK, A. M. 20 Faculty of Buchtel College — Continued MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS PAUL BIEFELD, A. M., Ph. D. Clarence R. Weed FRANXIS J. HOLDER, A. M., Ph. D. SIDNEY J. LOCKNER, A. M. Dean Ober, E. E. Max Morris, M. A. Richard W. Evans, M. S. in E. E. Bernard W. Adams, B. S. in Eng. XHARLES M. KNIGHT, A. M., SC. D. CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Joseph H. James, B. S. CHEMISTRY HEZZELTON E. SIMMONS, M. S. Lloyd Van Doren, Ph. D. Frederick G. Jackson, M. S. Robert L. Sibley, A. M. William F. Zimmerli, Ph. D. fHolds the record for longest service on the Faculty. Thirty-eight years, 1875-1913. NATURAL SCIENCE S. F. PECKHAM, A. M. SARAH M. G. LAZIER, A. M. ALFRED WELSH, A. B. CHARLES M. KNIGHT, A. M., Ph. D. Charles W. Foote, ' A. M., Sc. D. EDWARD W. CLAYPOLE, B. A., B. Sc. (LONDON), F. R. G. S. SAMUEL P. ORTH, B. S. CHARLES BROOKOVER, A. M., Ph. D. Francis L. Whitney, A. B. EMILY RAY GREGORY, Ph. D. AMON B. PLOWMAN, Ph. D. 21 Faculty of Buchiel College — Continued Dora E. Merrill Margaret G. Bradford, B. A. Ellen E. Garrigues, A. M. HISTOBY Maria Parsons, A. M. Oscar E. Olin, A. M. ELIZABETH A. THOMPSON, A. M. ELOCUTION Susie Chamberlain, M. S. Ada M. Mariner, M. S., B. O. Cecil Harper, A. M. L. Alonzo Butterfield, A. M., Ph. D. L. Elmie Warner, Ph. B. Carita McEbright, A. B. Maude Herndon, B. S. Maude Ca rut hers Anna M. Bay Louise Forsythe Katherinc Merrill, A. M. Carita McP:bright, A. B. Pahki: R. Kolhi:, A. M., Ph. D. Z A E, N V S (Heidelberg). President of the University. Hilton Professor of German Language and Literature. A. B., Biichtel College, 1901; A. M., Buchtel College, 1902. Graduate work at Universities of Goettingen and Heidelberg; Ph. 1)., University of Heidelberg, 1912; Teacher of German and Latin in .Salem, Ohio, High School, 1902-1905; Professor of German Language and Literature, Buchtel College, 1905-1913; President, Buchtel College, February-December, 1913; Presi- dent of the Municipal University of Akron, 1913-. Oscar E. Olin. A. M. Vice-President of the University. Professor of Economics and History. Messenger Professor of Philosophy. Conductor of Normal Institutes under authority of State Board of Kansas; Educational Work in Kansas, 1874-1885; Pro- fessor of English, Kansas State Agricultural College, 1885-1898; A. M., Kansas State Agricultural College, 1897; Principal Nor- mal Department, Buchtel College, 1898-1904; present position, 1904-. 24 Charles M. Knight, A. M., Sc. D. 4 B K, 2 Dean Emeritus of the Faculty. Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. Tufts College, A. B., A. M.; Sc. D., Ruchtel College; Graduate Work at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Member of American Chemical Society; Fellow of the Amer- ican Association for the Advancement of Science. .Iosp:ph C. Rockwell, A. M., Ph. D. J BK Professor of Latin and Greek. A. B., Wesleyan University, 1887; Student at Universities of Jena and Berlin, 1891-1894; Teacher two years at University of California; A.M., Harvard University, 1896; Ph.D., .Jena, 1909; present position, 1902-. 25 Alhkkt I. Span TON, A. M. Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Pierce Professor of English. A. B., Buchtel College, 1899; A.M., Harvard University, 1905; Assistant- Principal and Teacher of English, Buchtel Academy, 1900-1904; Gradu- ate Student at Harvard, 1904-1905; pi-esent position, 1905-. Sidney .1. Lockner, A. M. Ainsworth Professor of Mathematics and Physics. A. B., Union College, 1890; A.M., 1893; Assistant at Dudley Observa- tory, 1890-1893; Fellow, Physics, Clark University, 1893; Assistant Harvard College Observatory, 1894; Michigan Bar, 1895; New York Bar, 1897; In- structor Lehigh University, 190G-1911; Instructor Case School of Applied Science, 1911-1912; present position, 1912-. 20 Hezzleton E. Simmons, M. S. n K E, i H, Pennsylvania Chapter. Buchtel Professor of Chemistry. B. S., Buchtel College, 1908; M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1912; As- sistant in Chemistry, Buchtel, 1906- 1908; Instructor in Qualitative Analy- sis, Universitv of Pennsylvania, 1908- 1910; present position, 1910-. FUED E. AVEH, C. E. Dean of Engineering School. Civil Engineering Graduate, Lafav- ette College, 1900. 1900-1904, Shop Inspector and Draftsman, Pennsyl- vania Steel Company, Steelton, Penn- sylvania; Draftsman, American Bridge Company, Elast Berlin, Connecticut; C.hicf Draftsman, New .Jersey Bridge Companv, Manascjuan, New .Jersev; 1904-1900, United States Beclamation Service; 1900-1914, Instructor, Assis- tant-Professor, and Associate-Profes- sor, Civil Engineering Department, Universitv of Cincinnati: present po- sition, 1914-. 27 Sarah Stimmel, B. S. Professor and Director of the School of Home Economics. B. S., Ohio State University, 1013; present position, 1914-. Fred Sefton, B. S. Director of the Dept. of Physical Education. Vermont University, 1909-1910; B. S., Colgate University, 1910-1913; As- sistant Physical Director at Colgate University, 1914-1915; present posi- tion, 1915-. 28 Charles Bulger, A. M. HKE Professor of German Language and Literature. Ph. B., Buchtel College, 1908; Assis- tant in Department of German Lan- guage and Literature, 1907-1908; Prin- cipal Medina High School, 1908-1909; Acting Professor of German Language and Literature during absence of Pro- fessor Kolbe, 1910-1912. 1913-1914, As- sistant Professor of German Language and Literature; 1914-1915, Graduate study at University of Wisconsin; present position, 1915-. Amon B. Plowman, B. S., A. M., Ph. D. $BK HA Professor of Biology. B. S., Ohio Weslevan, 1899; A.M., Harvard, 1902; Ph. D., Harvard 1905; Instructor at Ohio Weslevan, 1899- 1901; Instructor at Radcliffe, 1902- 1905; Instructor Harvard Summer School, 1902-1909; Professor of Nat- ural Science, Kansas State Normal, 1905-1906; Professor of Natural Sci- ence and Dean Beaver College, 1906- 1909; Professor of Biology, Carroll College, 1909-1915; present position, 1915-. Member of American Health Ass ' n. lember of Botanical Society of America. Fellow of American Ass ' n for Advancement of Science. Mem- ber of Societe Internationale des Botanistes. Member of Ohio Academy of Science. Member of Administra- tive Board, Ohio Biological Survey. Honorary member of Summit County Medical Society. 29 Charles R. Olin, M. S. ATA Secretary of the University of Akron. Treasurer of Buchtel College; Secre- tary of Board of Trustees of Buchtel College; Asst.-Professor in Mathemat- ics; B. S., Buchtel College, 1885; Stu- dent of Library Science, 1889; Libra- rian, Buchtel College, 1880-1901; M.S ., Buchtel College, 1909. Frank Dlnhar Stlrtkvant, A. M. J BK Assistant-Professor of English. A. B., St. Lawrence University, 1909; A.M., St. Lawrence University; As- sistant in French and German, St. Lawrence University, 1908-1909; Pro- fessor of English and French, Lom- bard College, 1909-1912; present posi- tion, 1912-. 30 Mary Alice Rines, A. B., A. M. $ B K, K Z Professor of Romance Languages. A. B., A.M., Tufts College, 1901; In- structor in Latin and Greek, Buchtel Academy, 1904-1913; Asst. Professor Roman Languages, 1913-1917; present position, 1917-. Arden E., Haroorove, B. S. ZAE Assistant-I ' rofessor of Chemistry and Director of Bureau of City Tests. B. .S., Buchtel College, 1911; Gradu- ate Work at Ohio State University, 1911-1912; City Chemist, Akron, Ohio, 1912-1914; present position, 1914-. 31 Elizabeth A. Thompson, Dean of Women. Professor of History. A.M. Teacher of History in Girls ' High School, Philadelphia; Teacher of His- tory, Akron Central High School; In- structor in History and English, Buch- tel Academy; A.M., Buchtel College; Asst. Prof. History, 1914-1917; present position 1917-. GARrrA McEbright, A. B. KKP Instructor of Oratory. A. B., Cornell University; Graduate of Emerson College of Oratory; pres- ent position, 1910-. 32 Julius Boenisch Instructor in Architectural Drawing, House Planning, Design and Art. Architect, Staatsgewerbeschule, Arnau, Austria; Special Certificate in Architecture, University of Pennsyl- vania, 1912; Harbeson Prize, 1912; Private Research in Architecture in Spain, France and Italy; President of Akron Architectural Society; Member of Planning Commission of City of Akron; present position, 1914-. J. S. Mathewson, M. E. IBn Instructor in Engineering. University of Cincinnati, 1912; slructor in Mechanical Trades, Louis; present position, 191 4-. In- st. 33 1 E. R. VON Janinski, A. B., A. M. HK A Instructor in German. A. B., New York University, 1909; Foreign Study, 1909-1911; Head of German Department at University of Nevada, 1911-1913; Graduate work at Golumbia, 1913-1914; present position, 191 4-. Alheht Phelps Tllleh, A. B. Instructor in Greek and French. A. B., Yale University, 1897; Morris Academy, 1899-1904; New Jersey Mili- tary Academy, 1904-1905; Utica High School, 190(5-1907; graduate work, University of Pennsylvania, 1907- 1908; Assistant-Professor in Greek and German, Villanova College, 1908- 1914; present position, 1914-. 34 Henri Morin, B. Com. Sci. . Instructor in French. Completed his education in Paris, France. Studied at Ohio Northern University, 1909-1911. Private tutor in New York City, 1911-1912. Pres- ent position, 1914-. ROBEKl L. SlIiLKV, A. M. Instructor in Chemistry. A2 A A.B., Clark College, 1910; Scholar in Chemistry, Clark University, 1910- 1911; A.M., Clark University, 1!)11; Instructor in ( hemlstrv, Hobart Col- lege, 1911-1913; Sciioiar and Graduate . ssistant in ( hemistrv, Princeton Uni- versitv, 1913-1914; Member of Ameri- can Chemical Society; present posi- tion, 1914-. 35 Max Mokris, A. M. Instructor in Mathematics. Assistant in Mathematics, Buchtel College, 1911-1912; B. S., Buchtel Col- lege, 1!)13; A. M., Harvard Univer- sity, 1914; present position, 1914-. University of Chicago, Summer 1915. Luke S. Brickley, A. B. Instructor in English. A. B., Oberlin College, 1910; Instruc- tor, Washburn College, 1910-1913; Summer School, University of Chi- cago, 1911-1912; Universitv of Chi- cago, 1914-1915; present position, 1915-. 36 Burt H. Yackek, B. S. Z. A. E. University of Akron, 1916. Gradu- ate Assistant Chemistry, 1916-. Max B. Kohinsox, M. E. V, e II Professor of Mechanical Engineering. M. E. University of Cincinnati 1912; Instructor in Co-ordination, University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering 1912-1916; present position, 1916-. ;i7 George E. Bennett, A. B., L. L. M. B r 2, Scabbard and Blade. Assistant Professor and Director of Course in Business Training. University of Wisconsin, 1912; Ham- ilton College of Law, 1915; Dakota Wesleyan University, Instructor in Business Administration and Law; Ac- countant, Board of Public Affairs, State of Wisconsin; Public Accountant, Chicago; Normal School, Whitewater, Wisconsin, Teacher of Accounting and Spanish; present position, 191()-. Bernerd W. Adams, B. S. TBn e T Instructor of Mathematics and Physics. Operator Commonwealth Edison Company, Chicago, 111. Assembly De- partment, Allis-Chalmers Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. Present position, 1916-. 38 ?,9 Akron Resident A ' umni Mina L. Adams 537 E. Buchtcl Avenue Glenn Alexander 465 Carroll Street Ann Allen 921 W. Market Street Juliette I. Allen 921 W. Market Street LeRov Barnette 138 Byers Avenue Mrs. E. W. Barton 88 Casterton Avenue Russel Belden 75 Vesper Street Lida E. Botzuni 71 Mayfield Avenue Mrs. Samuel Boyd 153 Grand Avenue Clara F. Brouse Charlotte Street Rilla Bruederlein Bernard Court George Bruner 2(53 S. Arlington Street Helen Buckman 115() W. Exchange Street Mr. and Mrs. Cliarles Bulger 74 Maylield Avenue Ethel M. Cams 411 Carroll Street Ford L. Carpenter 1145 N. Howard Street Homer W. (barter 24 Byers Avenue .T. Bernice Carter (ill) Garfield Street Meade Chamberlain Savings and Loan Building Carl C. Chisnell 219 Perkins Street Hazel L. Cole 311 Norwood Place Mrs. Susie C. Cole 311 Norwood Place F. M. Cooke 15() S. Main Street Wm. Cooper 1()7 S. Union Street Porter Crawford 430 E. Buchtel Avenue i Irs. R. K. (Crawford 100 Hamilton Avenue Park Crisp 978 Johnson Street Mrs. Wm. H. Cronan 02 S. Summit Street Maggie Cruickshank 479 Orchard Court Judge Dayton Doyle Doyle Block Elizabeth Dresher Irving Lawn Helen G. Dwyer 219 Beck Avenue Dr. and Mrs. L. B. C. Eberhard 175 S. Batch Street Harold Ellis 43(5 E. Buchtel Avenue Dr. William J. Emery 581 S. Main Street Emily Evans 307 Arbawr Street Usther Evans 307 Arbawr Street Claude E. Ewart E. Akron, R. I). 22 Akron Resident Alumni — Continued Mrs. Byron Fessendon Kent, Ohio Ina Fleming Hurlburt Avenue Adelaide L. Foltz 985 W. Market Street Dr. E. B. Foltz 58 S. Broadway Will Y. Foltz 463 Carroll Street Honor C. Fouch 296 Carroll Street Carl Frick ; 617 Carroll Street Mrs. Yilliam F. Fritz 194 Ellwood Avenue Mrs. F. C. Garrett 47 Jewett Court Clara L. Gayer 406 Sumner Street Walter Gilbert Coleman Gilbert Shoe Shop Mary E. Gladwin 268 E. Voris Street Clementine Clock Campania Apartments Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gochring 57 E. Lake Street .John Grimm 436 E. Buchtel Avenue Karl H. Grismer 252 Torry Street Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Gulick 29 S. Batch Street Elma Haas 92 Hall Street Arden E. Hardgrove Highland Avenue Burt Hardman 337 Mills Avenue Emily C. Harpham 579 Weber Avenue Lenore Hcacock 777 E. Buchtel Avenue Alfred Herberich 433 E. Buchtel Avenue Maude Herndon ...218 Park Street Allen H. Hibbard 108 S. Maple Street Harry Hillman 49 S. Batch Street Helen J. HoflF 463 W. Market Street Albert C. Holloway 439 Savings Loan Building Donald Hotchkiss 50 Atlas Street Ruth Hotchkiss 50 Atlas Street Lois Hull 17 Spruce Street Robert Iredell 875 Ardmore Avenue Charles .lahant 123 W. Center Street Ellen D. .larvis 83 Beck Avenue Mrs. David .lohnson 28 Oakdale Avenue Ralph W. .lohnson 463 Crestwood Avenue E. Mildred .Joy E. Akron Station Lucian King Martha Apartments, College Street M. A. Knight Arch Street 41 Akron Resident Alumni — Continued Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Koliler 703 S. Main Street Dr. Parke R. Kolbe 250 E. Buchtel Avenue Charles Kraiise 789 W. Market Street Clinton Limbert 296 Carroll Street Mrs. Walter W. Loomis Hollinger Avenue Frank 0. McMillen 92 Good Street Mr. and Mrs. Cecil McNeil S. Batch Street Adele M. Miller 295 Buckeye Street Eva I. Miller 335 W. Market Street Paul R. Miller 410 Carroll Street Rhea Kathryn Miller 844 Ardmore Avenue Mrs. C. W. Millikin 390 E. Market Street Mrs. Stanley Montgomery Payne Avenue .lohn C. Moore 64 Marshall Avenue Max Morris 848 Rhodes Avenue F. Estelle Musson 40 S. College Street Albert B. Myers Orchard Road Mr. and Mrs. (]arl Myers 147 Borton Avenue Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Olin 421 Spicer Street Estella Olin 421 Spicer Street Maurice .1. Orin 26 W. Long Street Katherine Otis 65 Adolph Avenue J. Asa Palmer 566 E. Buchtel Avenue Edward P. Parshall 845 Bloomtield Avenue Gladys Parshall 50 Fay Street Inez Parshall 50 Fay Street Mrs. A. G. Partridge Merriman Road Walter Pcnrod 159 Rhodes Avenue Eva Pfahl 380 E. Exchange Street Bessie Proehl 277 E. Buchtel Avenue W. A. Putt 82 Dodge Avenue Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Ranney 27 Fay Street Eugene Ransom Cuyahoga Falls, R. D. 11 Fred K. Read 786 Chalker Avenue Mr. and Mrs. Verne Read Akron, Ohio Beatrice D. Rentschler 746 W. Market Street Thad W. Rice 631 E. Buchtel Avenue Reed Richardson 256 Carroll Street Alberta Roach 426 Carroll Street 42 Akron Resident Alumni — Continued F. J. Rockwell -.- 91 Hamilton Avenue Dr. George W. Rockwell - Second National Building Mary Rockwell 833 E. Exchange Street Ida Rockwell 833 E. Exchange Street Mrs. .1. C. Rockwell 56 Casterton Avenue Howard Rohan - Hollinger Avenue Eva M. Rohner 842 Yale Street Donald Ross - 38 Bachtel Avenue Mrs. W. V. Rood 83 Eber Avenue Bessie Rothenhoefer Akron, Ohio Vm. T. Sawyer Everett Building Eleanor Schmidt Spicer Street Amelia Schoeninger 262 E. Exchange Street A. Bertha Schoeninger 262 E. Exchange Street Ruth Seymour Eber Avenue Gotta P. Shuman 258 Wooster Avenue Glement Sickler 425 Park Avenue, Barberton, Ohio Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Simmons 448 Henry Gourt Marion B. Slade 703 S. Main Street Adah Smetts 648 Rhodes Avenue Hazel Smith 99 Good Street John R. Smith Ill N. Forge Street Willson B. Smith 152 Gale Street Harry L. Snyder 203 Second National Building Harold Sours 128 Brown Street, Barberton, Ohio Prof. A. I. Spanton 407 Vine Street Elmer Spencer 743 Washington Street Garl Strandborg 545 E. Buchtel Avenue Fred H. Stuart 402 Hamilton Building Beatrice Sumner 30 Rhodes Avenue Mac A. Sumner 30 Rhodes Avenue George I. Taylor 808 Ardmore Avenue Raymond S. Taylor 1149 Laird Street Fred H. Theiss 14 N. Walnut Street Dr. John L. Thomas 1120 S. Main Street John W. Thomas 82 Atlas Street Mrs. Anan Thompson 480 Schiller Avenue Helen Townsend 848 W. Market Street Joseph Ulrich 130 W. Long Street 43 Akron Resident Alumni — Continued Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Voris 77 Fir Street Marion Voris 77 Fir Street Grover C. Walker Carroll Street Raymond Warner 119 Norman Street, Barberton, Ohio Arthur E. Warner 90 Charlotte Street Mrs. Grace Whitenian Hamilton Avenue Ralph J. Wilcox 197 E. Buchtel Avenue Irene Willson 45 Marshall Avenue Robert F. Wilson : 55 N. Valley Street Mrs. E. T. Williams Kenmore, Ohio Harry E. G. Wright : Wilcox Place Burt H. Yackee 545 E. Buchtel Avenue Guy Zimmerman 4(S() Sumner Street 4 ersonals Deaths The death of Mary McMillen ( ' 88) Gardner occurred recently. Word has been received from Mrs. E. P. Bonner ( ' 90) of the death of her husband at Round Hill, Va., on Decem- ber 18, 1915. The death of Wm. Getz ( ' 87) oc- curred recently in his home in Kent. This is the first death to take place in the class of ' 87. Mrs. Katherine Schultz Rockwell COO) died suddenly May 22, 1916. Her death was the result of an auto- mobile wreck in which her husband Frank J. Rockwell ( ' 99) was also badly injured. Earle Warren Caswell ( ' 14) died November 6th, 1916 as the result of aniline burns received at the chemi- cal laboratory of the Goodyear, ten days previous. Mrs. Charles Markley (nee Mary D. Sibley) of the class of ' 87 died in Colorado Springs, Colo., of tuberculo- sis January 15, 1917. Lena Cole Donaldson ( ' 99) has re- cently suffered the loss of her husband Carl H. Donaldson, of Rhinelander, Wis. Members of the class of 1907 will extend their sympathy to Ida Rock- well in the loss of her father, whose death occurred February 9th, 1917. Betty Hart ( ' 11) became Mrs. Sum- ner Nichols at Girard, Pa., July 22nd, 1916. Honor Fouch ( ' 09) made the matri- monial plunge recently. Miss Zella Kreider ( ' 12) of Wads- worth, was married on September 16th to Mr. Wilbur Calhoun of Ann Arbor, Mich. On November 9th, 1916 occurred the marriage of Miss Effie Murphy ( ' 15) to Mr. Arthur F. Ranney also of ( ' 15). Mr. Irving C. Tomlinson ( ' 80) was married on December 30th, 1916 to Miss Elizabeth Cadwell in her home at Portland, Oregon. On January 10th Sidney Reynolds was united in marriage to Mrs. Nellie Reynolds. The marriage of Miss Ethel Davies ( ' 12) and Verne Read ( ' 10) occurred in Chicago. Miss Helen Herberich and Grover Walker were married last July. The marriage of Miss Hazel Clark to Mr. Ross M. Riegel took place on Mon- day March 20, at Pittsburgh, Pa. Fred Read was married to Miss I.oretta McDonough of Cleveland on June 17th after having graduated at Reserve Medical School the same week. Weddings Howard Rohan CIO) was married to Miss Dorothy Wright of Akron, on April 26, 1916. Personals Bessie Proehl ( ' 10) graduated all over again and is now a member of the class of 1916, Curtis School of Home Economics of the M. U. of A. 45 Personals — Continued Fred Hitchcock ( ' 12) was appointed instructor in Military Academy located at Alton, 111., and is now there. Walter Gilbert ( ' 13) is now inter- ested in the shoe business. Prof. Charles Baker Wright ( ' 80) last June rounded out his thirty-two years of service as head of the Depart- ment of English and Dean in Middle- bury College. Robert Tucker ( ' 1)1) is now Judge Tucker. He was elected to the circuit bench in Multnomah County, Oregon. Mr. J. C. Frank ( ' !)!)) was last fall elected a director in the Covington Savings Bank, Va. Rev. Chas. E. Petty (•y()) formerly of Cleveland, is now located at Logans- port, Ind., as pastor of the Universalist Church. Engagement of Walker S. Buel to Miss Sakie E. Prout was announced last fall. John C. Grimm ( ' 13) is now located in his law odlce, 607 Second National Building, Akron. Helen Westley ( ' 14) is to be congrat- ulated on having been appointed to a position as teacher in the Wilson Me- morial Academy at Nyack, N. Y. Professor F. J. Metzger ( ' 09) of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, has resigned his position to accept the position of man- ager of Chemical Development with the Air Reduction Co., 120 Broadway, New York. Arthur C. Johnson ( ' 00) formerly an Akron newspaper man has been ap- pointed a member of the board of Trustees of Ohio University by Gover- nor Cox to succeed Albert Douglas who resigned. Johnson ' s appointment is for life. Ethel Cams ( ' 07) is teaching expres- sion in the High School at Red Oak, Iowa, and likes the work very much. Roxy Stoner Casper ( ' 08) is now living at 460 E. Fifth St., Peru, Ind. Bennic Alexander ( ' 14) is still smil- ing and making sales for the Real Es- tate Service Co. of Akron. Huth Harter Hollinger ( ' 14) resides in (Cleveland. Pud Hotchkiss Mether ex- ' 14 is liv- ing in Akron, also Grace Huber Hayes ( ' 14). F. G. Swanson ( ' 04) is now Judge Swanson, having been admitted to the bar. John Thomas ( ' 04) is now general superintendent of the Firestone Tire A: Rubber Co. Rev. Vincent E. Tomlinson, D. D. ( ' 80) is at present serving as alderman of the city of Worcester, Mass. Rev. Irving C. Tomlinson ( ' 80) is now President of the North End Flower Garden Association of Boston. Carrie Waggoner Sperra ( ' 76- ' 77) residing at Ravenna, Ohio, is the wife of O. P. Sperra, attorney-at-law and a Buchtel student of ' 73- ' 74. At a recent meeting of the Alumni Trustees it was decided to make our fiftieth anniversary the occasion for publishing a history of Buchtel Col- lege. Prof. Spanton has been asked to take the editorship and has accepted. 46 Personals — Continued Ethel Roach ( ' 08) was elected to take charge of Corrective Gymnastics at Columbia last summer. Three members of class of ' 15 have been in service at the border, George Bruner, Bill Foltz and Raymond Tay- lor. Lloyd Hanna ( ' 15) is connected with the Devol Rubber Co., Providence, Rhode Island. Pauline Weaver ( ' 15) is teaching Chemistry and English in the Leroy, Ohio, High School. Leora Dowell ( ' 15) is teaching Mathematics and Physics in the Clin- ton, Ohio, High School. Bernice Carter ( ' 15) is principal of the Uniontown High School. Harold Ellis ( ' 15) is .salesman for the Goodyear Rubber Co. Harry Hillman ( ' 15) is stock broker for Otis Co. George Moutes ( ' 15) is employed with the Goodyear. Don Ross do) is in the employ of the Imperial Rubber Co. Elmer Spencer is chemist for the Philadelphia Rubber Co. CLASS OF ' 16. What ' s Become of ' Em. Bert Hardraan has a position with The Firestone Tire Rubber Co. Burt Yackee is still a familiar figure on the M. U. of A. Campus. He holds the position of Graduate Assistant in Chemistry. Irene Willson holds the important position of dietitian in a hospital at Atlanta, Georgia. The Curtis School of Home Economics may be proud that its first graduate has been able to secure so good a position. Lois Hull is staying at home. Carl Stranborg is with the " Akron Beacon Journal. " Clementine Clock is teaching in the new Catholic High School. Park Crisp is in the efficiency de- partment of the Miller Rubber Co. Eva Pfahl and Helen Dwyer are at- tending Perkins Normal School. Clement Sickler is teaching in the High School at Barberton, Ohio. Carl Frick is an instructor in the chemical department of 0. S. U. He is also pursuing graduate work there. Elizabeth Dresher is now studying at the Y. W. C. A. to become a mission- ary. Carl Chisncll is studying at Reserve Medical School. Anne Allen is at home. Karl Grismer is with the " Akron Evening Times. " Harold Sours is working for L. A. Young in the real estate business. Louise Mignin is staying at home for the present. 47 Personals — Continued Ralph Johnson is working at the State Bank. Porter Crawford is studying medi- cine at Western Reserve University. Kathryn Miller is at home. William Cooper is Principal of a High School. Eva Rohner is teaching at Savannah, Ohio. Willson Smith is with The Goodyear Tire Rubber Co. in the Welfare De- partment. George Taylor and Raymond War- ner are both in the chemical labora- tory of the Miller Rubber Co. Bessie Proehl is working at the Court House. 48 o o o o ei r.PT. 49 Ray Mertz — Class Pres. Akron Bachelor of Science. He rules the student council, For dancing he has a knack, Raymond Alexander is his name, Tho ' better known as " Tack. " Pi Kappa Epsilon. HONOHA TOBIN Akron Bachelor of Science. Brisk and businesslike Nora, Klliciency is her name, And give her pen or broom. She can wield it just the same. Phi Mu. Joseph Shea Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. " Now don ' t you see, it ' s just this way, " He argues all the live long day. Yere we to search by day and night. We ' d never find a head so bright. Zeta Alpha Epsilon. 50 k Fred Kittleberger Akron Bachelor of Science. " Feck " is his name for short. Shooting fouls his favorite sport, For there he wields a mighty hand, And Honolulu is his Promised Land. Sigma Beta. Esther Olin Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. She well knows how to make us quake, When test time comes we fairlv shake. The old, old, saying fits her well, She is her " Daddy ' s right-hand gal. " Elliot GEisixciEa Akron Bachelor of Science. See the little Bacteria, Crawling on the wall. Oh, Geisinger, do hurry, T ' will break its neck and fall. 51 D WIGHT Thornton Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Studious indeed, and bashful quite, A Senior who is I ' lownian ' s delight, A faithful member of tlie class, And never known to fuss a lass. Sigma Beta. Hklkn Mallouy Cuyahoga Falls Bachelor of Science. We listen to her say " Greetings " When presiding o ' er Women ' s League Meetings, Informing us all, Oh, so very precise, That the plans for the party are " terribly nice. " Delta Gamma. Salvan Sammahone Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Was ever one so studious. Was ever one so quiet. We doubt if he would crack a smile. If jokes and laughs ran riot. 52 Carl Schaeffer Akron Bachelor of Science. At Hops and Proms he has been known To lend a helping hand. If you would be a musician Just join Carl Schaeffer ' s Band. Zeta Alpha Epsilon. Helen Pfahl Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. If we should happen to tell Helen, That cheese on bushes grows, Or Public Speaking the hardest course, Now would she " Pfahl? " Who knows. Hlkert Sqlihhs — Class Treas. Akron Bachelor of Science. This musical member of the class. Is very proud of his curlv hair. Is fond of soliciting here and there. For as Senior Treasurer has many a care. Sigma Beta. I 53 Richard Kasch Akron Bachelor of Science. In gym one day, Coach Sefton, Did summon him in haste, And shaking thus his head, did say, " My boy, your heart ' s mis-pl aced. " Zeta Alpha Epsilon. Rachaei, Flkminc; Akron Bachelor of Science. She took Domestic Science, Wishing to learn the knack Of various houselioid duties, And how to cook for " Tack. " Kappa Kappa Gamma. Samukl Ro ' lH Akron Bachelor of Science. Sammy is the mascot of our class, He helped us win our football game, Tho ' none in height can he surpass, A College Senior just the same. 54 Marion Richardson Cuyahoga Falls Bachelor of Philosophy. Rich dropped in from Cuyahoga Falls, A Freshman bright and green, He leaves us now, quite dignified. And learned, so ' twould seem. Pi Kappa Epsilon. Dorothy Qlinlan Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. She built a wall of friendship, It proved a veritable fort, For there is no one in the class, Quite so well liked as " Dort. " Delta Gamma. Ira Poi i,ks Akron Bachelor of Science. Poules is busy all the time, Making Freshmen toe the line, I ' or in the Library he holds sway. And garrulous tongues are hchl a! bay. Sigma Beta. PkRCK STANSKIEI.n Akron Bachelor of Science. Well known to all the Senior Class, Is Perce, an atiiletic man of note, The Student Council finds him there. Heady to work and do his share. Pi Kappa Epsilon. Jllia Hardik — (]lass Vice Pres. Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. .kilia so dainty, sweet and fair, The May-Queen of our So])homore Yeai " . We wonder if she used a " horse, " Siie majored in Miss h ' indley ' s course. Kappa Kappa (iamma. AmtIK (L KLTON Medina Bachelor of Science. From Medina came this man, His aims were bright and high, Now can you guess the answer, " To fuss Miss Anna Lyne Dye. Sigma Beta. Phi Sigma Alpha. 56 David Darrah Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Don ' t let him get your picture, girls For if you cut up capers, He ' ll put it in the papers, That ' s one of Darrah ' s stunts. Zeta Alpha Epsilon. AxNE Blrkmanx — Class Sec ' y Akron Bachelor of Science. Billy knows this campus well, She " prep-ed " here by the wav, Oh yes, this is my seventh year. We often hear her say. Phi Mu. A RT H L R FrF.KDKR Akron Bachelor of Philosopliy. If lessons came as easy for us. As they do for him, first hand. We ' d lustily roar in one accord, Whv didn ' t we come from England 57 John Knowi fon Akron Bachelor of Science. Jack starred in Akron ' s field, As captain of his team, Now surely around his head, A halo bright should gleam. Pi Kappa Epsilon. JosKPHiNi-: Cleavek Akron Bachelor of Science True and loyal, we liave leained, And willing always to undertake Charge of a dinner, spread or such, For she dearly loves to bake. Delta (lamma. NoHHis (Iahlk Akron Bachelor of Science. A student bright indeed he is, Was never known to flunk a quizz, A mustache now adorns his face. The only real one in the place. Sigma Beta. 58 J Robert Azar Akron Bachelor of Science. Smiling Bob, of athletic fame, To our University came. His chief delight, he says to me. Is that of eating " Yachimee. " Sigma Beta. Inez Frederick Copley Bachelor of Philosophy. As honor student of our class. Due praise to her we give. We would like to know her method. How Thru the Freshman year to live. Phi Sigma Alpha. Baldwin Santom Akron Bachelor of Science. spare He sighs and dreams in iiis hours. Of a cottage built for two, If plans go wrong, he savs to " Her, " " Now just what shall we do? " Sigma Beta. Josephine Cushman Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Josephine is brilliant, Josephine is bright, Slie worked her way thru college, By her " genius " and her might. Donald Brown Akron Bachelor of Arts. Don was with us just three years, And siu ' elN ' could tickle the ivories. Last year was busy getting his degree. At Ohio State University. Sigma Beta. Hazel Simms Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Her aptitude for German such a mar- vel, Her liking for the sciences ([uite the same, And slill we gazed, and still the won- der grew. How one small head could carry all she knew. Phi Sigma Alpha. Faye Chain Akron Bachelor of Philosophy. Ah, where have you been all this time, Why didn ' t you come before? One year is all too short you know. We would like to have seen you more. William Hugi Clarington Bachelor of Philosophy. The class of nineteen seventeen, Found prominence on the debating team. When Hugi tried a place to fdl, For even when vanquished, he could argue still. 61 Senior Pro h esy The night ' s work was over. Two Lieutenants, while waiting to be relieved, crouched in the trench smoking and talking in low tones. " Say, Azar, won ' t it be great to start home next week? " " You bet, Thornton! Just think, home again. " " We ' ll have quite a U. of A. Company, won ' t we? Let ' s see. There is Colonel Mertz in his new uniform. Ollie Driesbach with his seven medals, says he ' s going to apply for the assistantship in the National Bureau of Municipal Welfare. " " Yes, and then there ' s War Correspondent Darrah. He ' s great. Wasn ' t it rich how he got that interview out of the commander? " " In the Red Cross there is Anne Burkman, Rachael Fleming, Helen Mallory and Julia Hardie. They ' ve done splendid work. Only one is gone, Esther Olin. Too bad that the bomb demolished the receiving station and everyone in it. " " Joe Shea is gone to. He fell while at the head of the aviation corps, after accounting for three of the enemies ' planes. " " And Sammy Roth, isn ' t he some plucky Field Surgeon tho! I hear he is to be kept on the National Staff. " Say, Bob, we ' re going home, what are we going home to? Who will be left of our class? I wash I knew what they were doing! " " Dwight! do you remember that Hindoo that I pulled out of the rumpus last week? He sent me a powder which he swears will reveal the future! Wanter try it? " " Lets, won ' t do any harm if it doesn ' t work. " Setting up and lighting the kit lamp, they carefully sprinkled the powder in the flame. Immediately a white pungent vapor appeared which gradually assumed the faculties of a cloudy steel mirror. 62 And across the reflecting surface, flitted the shadowy shapes of the class of ' 17. There was Percy Stansfield, who had helped in the Home Guard, and was still a bachelor, making Wall Street come at his beck and call. And Joe Cushman, head of the Congressional Library, with her keen logical brain, was revolutionizing the library sj stem, and changing it into a most efficient storehouse. Inez Frederick and Dort Quintan were comfortably married, Dort to Mayor Waldsmith, and Fritz to a multi, with vast estates. There was Squibbs skirmishing around to find ways and means to pay off the National War Debt. Fine training class treasurership gives. And Jack Knowlton, after being " disappointed " some eleven times, joined the movies to immortalize some of his bitterly bought experience. Arbie Carlton and Elliott Geisinger had formed a partnership for the purpose of exploiting their new synthetic rubber, and were making quite a success of it. There was Marion Richardson, tremendously wealthy and busy since he won his great case in Supreme Court. Mrs. Simms was chairman of the Municipal Medical Relief. She was most brisk and efficient. While Mrs. Chain was in the State Legislature. W. E. Hugi was in the House, proposing Bills and upholding them witli fervid declamation. Dick Kasch was perfecting a gasolineless auto, which was to revo- lutionize the traffic. Our Lecturer, Helen Pfahl, had been sent to the Tropics to recuper- ate from a strenuous, but most successful tour on the " Superiority of German Masterpieces. " Baldy Santom had long been married and settled as private secre- tary ' to Bert Work. The only minister that the class could point out was Ira Poules. He was pastor of a most flourishing New York congregation. One of the most prominent real estate firms in the st ate was that of Kittleberger, Sammarone and Schaeft ' er. They had branches in each large city, where their work and name were excellently spoken of. The Municipal Bureau of Research had found an able worker in Norris Gable. By keeping house in his rooms, Norris had done away with early ofFice hours. And Arthur Freeder, how carefully he worked in the Efficiency Bu- reau. Hardly could the city get on without him. Jo Cleaver was proprietor of a camp for worn out Y. W. C. A. work- ers, and Nora Tobin was dietitian of New York ' s Nerve Sanitarium. " Relieve Guard " sounded the watch. Saluting, the troops filed out. 64 I 65 unior Class Roll BUCHTEL COLLEGE t Babcock, Mabel Darrah, Kenneth DuRLiNG, George K. Ellsworth, Lloyd FosNiGHT, Reed GiLLEN, Francis Grafton, John E. Green, Leonard Kendall, Victor LiDYARD, Dewey McAdoo, Brcce Manthey, Edwin Means, Martha Nall, Anna Olin, Lucretia Place, Marguerite Pfahl, Charles A. Rogers, Virgil RowsE, Robert Schmidt, Martin Smith, Cyril Snyder, Marion SoRG, Walter Swinehart, Clyde ] TiBBiTTs, Dorothy TOMKINSON, LeRoY WoLCOTT, Mary Work, Ray Whigam, Frances CURTIS SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS Leland, Florida McConnell, Hazel Putt, Hazel Jones, Loretta 66 Junior Class Picture OFFICERS President C. Leroy Swinehart Vice-President Lucretia Olin Secretary Martha Means Treasurer Victor Kendall 67 ' unior Cilass Pi ass Jroem Our lov ' d, our honored, much respected chiss, No mercenary band her homage pays I ' ll try to speak but good of lad and lass To tell of each and warn you of their ways. There ' s Chick Pfahl, known by football fame, Then Jonesy, who is speaker of the house. There ' s Tommy, sure you know his other name, And Martha Means, who ' s quiet as a mouse. Let ' s not forget artistic little Floss, What better artist could the Tel-Buch wish. And Marguerite, who ' s now Tel-Buch boss. But Albert, I ' ll admit he ' s A. Fish. There ' s Tibby, who we might as well call tub, And Walter Sorg who is a Spanish shark, There ' s " Elsie " who you cannot call a dub. And Hazel McC — , who much prefers the dark. Bob Rowse is the man who never smiles. But he likes to smoke Pall-Mall, They say he will go many miles. To spend an evening with Anna Nail. Also Snyder, Wolcott, and Smith are studes. In all classes, they always excell. While Shaffer and Swiney are our dudes. And Wendt o ' ercasts a spell. 68 Junior Class Poem — Continued Bruce McAdoo is our orchestra man, Then comes Lucretia, who is strong for Foods, Then another demure maiden is K. Graham, While Dewey, Buchtehte editor, is addicted to moods. Little Francie will be a Red Cross nurse, While Fossy goes to be a soldier bold, " Putty " will marry for better or for worse, While Kendall, our class treasurer, will take in the gold. " Babbie " is now our social light, Florida has joined the married brigade. While Rogers and Schmidt are ready to fight. Green is now farming, his country to aid. Gillen, track member, is very swift, Grafton and Manthey are backward in speech, Darrah ' s cartooning is quite a gift, Durling hopes some day to preach. J So now you know each member of the class. And think each one is nobler than the last. There is not one whom we would wish to pass. Or from our roll a name we wish to cast. Junior Class History Born September 15th, 1914, still living. Thus, on that beautiful morning nearly three years ago, there sprung into existence, this famous organization and aggregation of intellectual progenies. Wisely and judiciously they pondered over the grave problems that confronted them. The first of which was the contest, for class suprem- acy, between themselves and the second year class. In due time they [)repared themselves and carried off the honors in a way, quite worthy of their noble character. In like manner they spent the rest of the year, concjuering and annihilating everything from Math to problems of the terp- sichorean art. The first year went with no trouble to these dauntless ones and the second came with its store of victories and triumphs. They were fewer in number by this time, from the fact that those who were not entirely able to keej) up the strain were left by the wayside. Again the class contest confronted them and now by brains and not brawn they completely overwhelmed the much larger and stronger force of the Freshmen. But their heads were not turned by such small things and thej turned to their studies to conquer them in like fashion and this they did, with all the honor thereto con- nected. Again they returned to their work, again with fewer numbers and greater dignity. Problems grew graver and Professors grew sterner, but on they went. The winter passed and spring came with all its joys and opportunities. The school was alive from head to toe but most of all our country had declared war on Germany and this ever ready Junior class had a chance to show their ability to help their nation as well as their Alma Mater. 70 sopsomoB s 71 So li omore Class Roll BUCHTEL COLLEGE Arnold, Wendell Babutza, Theodore BiERCE, Bruce Billow, Paul E. BoTSFORD, Lawrence Bowman, Sara Cable, John E. Cahill, Carl J. Camp, Ferdinand W. Carroll, Marie Christy, Robert Fish, Albert S. FoGLE, Karl B. Gilbert, Carl S. Graham, Katherine GUDIKUNST, EaKL Haley, Arthur Harris, Guy Heneoan, Olive A. Hollingsworth, Edith HoLLowAY, Harold S. Hottenstein, Howard Hunsicker, Oscar Kohn, Leona Kremer, Ward Claire Linney, Norma Long, Gladys Marvin, Eleanor Minnick, George MoTz, Clarence E. Myers, LeRoy Myers, Howard E. Neufield, Leo Osborne, Joseph Palmer, Roland PuRDY, Walter Rood, Miriam Rowley, Pauline Ruttman, Carl Shaffer, Carl Snider, George E. Spicer, Ralph SuRBEY, Ethel Swisher, Grant Taylor, Louise Thomas, Burchard Todd, J. Alexander Van de Grift, Josephine ViERiNG, Lawrence Wendt, Aubrey Werner, Herman Whalen, Charles F. WiLHELM, Seymour Wortman, Eldred G. Wortman, Ruth CURTIS SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS Hardie, Helen V. Kepler, Helen Magennis, Mary Robinson, Irma V. Shaffer, Helen Stevenson, Alta Wolf, Cecelia 72 Sophomore Class Picture OFFICERS President Bruce Bierce Vice-President Norma Linney Secretary Helen Kepler Treasurer Raymond Seiberling 73 SoJ)h omore Class Pi oem There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children, she didn ' t know what to do; A complete lack of brains in each dear little head. Makes the future for all of them, something to dread. So she sent them one time up to old Buchtel Hall, Where they tried to learn something, were it ever so small, And they ' re loafing and playing or else plugging away In the nooks and the corners of old U. of A. Now if you should care to read any more, I ' ll point out to you these Sophomores, for They ' re really an interesting bunch. That ' s " Scotty " Bierce — he ' s president, too. Of all those kids that lived in a shoe. There ' s Neufield, there, who ' s been nicknamed " fat, " But a cub reporter for all of that. Shy Eleanor Marvin has eyes of deep brown, And no one at Buchtel has e ' er seen her frown. Down here ' s jolly Polly, who often beguiles. Her friends, when they ' re weary, with cheering smiles. And Billow there is a real funny guy. On the dance committee — we wonder why! Ward Claire Kremer has a poetic name. And he keeps plugging onward just the same. Oh, Ollie! How( ' s) Happy! She ' s two ways happy. But on Monday morning she ' s always nappy. Say! Who might it be uj) at Boston Tech, That sends dreamy Marie, her mail by the peck. Minnick ' s from Central but Hangs around West, So the question is answered, which girl he likes best. That ' s Fogle down there; has a name like a bird. And such stories he tells, ne ' er before have been heard. Now Christy, there, is a nice little lad. He ' s modest and quiet — he can ' t be so bad. Which one did you say? 74 Sophomore Class Poem — Continued Oh, that ' s that lanky Osborne man. Who rakes in all the dough he can By chasing around right at our heels. He hardly stops to get his meals. So the rest of us Sophs are broke. Camp is a fireman, down at the " Station, " A mighty fine boy, but tough as the nation. Though Gudikunst often helps Brickley out, We still can ' t help think he ' s a pretty good " scout. " That ' s Mar ' Magennis with brown, curly hair, So quiet and cheerful, she hasn ' t a care. Smiling Keppy stands next, who by day and by night, Is teasing all others — her one great delight. There ' s poor, noisy Roland, who ' s quite apt to fall. For any nice girl — but so are we all. And Haley up here is so thin and so pale He could never (?) play football, because he ' s too frail. Right here joking Miriam, quite full of " pep, " Yet she learns public speaking, tho ' ' tis step by step. Makman ' s our fiddler, and makes twice as much noise. As ten common, ordinary, every-day boys. Yes, Hoover ' s a ladies man. Every one knows That he blushes just like a big, red, blooming rose. Sara Bowman, please know, has been nicknamed " Sas, " ' Cause she asks for powder in a pure foods class. Pink-cheeked Ethel Surbey just scorns a vacation, For she takes only " Lit, " and Argumentation. Frank Edith H. will give her opinion, Of the nation-wide question about " votes for women. " Where ' s Holloway? There he is! Quite apt to work, If he doesn ' t just take a notion to shirk. As to Clarence E. Motz, I really can ' t say, But he may be an orator, some sunny day. Whenever a Prof, the name Myers speaks, H. Myers, the one with the nice rosy cheeks. Looks around to see if LeRoy wasn ' t meant. And if really LcRoy, Howard sits back content, For LeRoy you know can crack a good joke. 75 Sophomore Class Poem — Continued But he wishes he ' d studied before the Prof, spoke. Is Spicer a soklier and jokesniith, as well? He doesn ' t act like one, but you never can tell. A quiet young student, a marvel at that. Is Ruttnian, whom I fear will never grow fat. Helen Shaffer, good-natured and smiling — all one. And she says " I think dancing ' s the mostest of fun. " " Hot " Hottenstein, there, is of just the right sort. That the rest can say of him — " He ' s a good sport. " Cabin ' s a fine man, but I really don ' t know If he ' s funny and lively or just sort of slow. Mysterious Ruth, there, has many full dates. And she doesn ' t believe in tempting the fates. Silent Cecelia is always a failin ' . In fact, she ' s so stupid, she needs a good Whalen. Oh, Arnold is brilliant in speech, in book lore. But to draw uj) a curtain, he must needs learn some more. Snider ' s the light in the newswriting class. And in readin ' and writin ' no doubt he will pass. A student, an athlete, a dancer — do tell Why it is that the girls all like Burchard so well. That ' s Wortman down there. He ' s a brother to Ruth, But we all call him " Helen, " to tell the truth. A good stout rope (whenever he ' s able) A responsive cord — just call on John Cable. Don Ross — does he study or open a book? He surely does wear a real studious look. Yon ' vain Mary Thoiuas on Sunday night. Asks, " Now are you sure that my hair is all right? " Friendly Leona is the star of her class. Most certainly, she is a lovable lass. Fairest Helen, ah yes! She is extremely coy. And her smiles proclaim that her life is all joy. With her quiet good-will as she studies each day. Pleasant Irma makes progress upon her way. Yes, Gilbert is bright; but with Purdy, not so, While there ' s not much that Harris, the soldier don ' t know. While Sell worm is renowned for his great mental power, 76 Sophomore Class Poem — Continued He ' s too jolly to study for even an hour. Does jollity count? Does a laugh ever pay? If you ' d watch Louise Taylor, ' twould seem that way. Say, make a bright guess as to who that boy is; He ' s lively and funny and joking — gee whiz! His right name is Werner, his nickname is " Dutch, " But we all call him " Wormzy, " we like him so much. For prowess and skill on the basketball floor, You can ' t beat " Chick " Whalen — been mentioned before. What? Who are those boys down there in a bunch? Just read on a line and I ' ll give you a hunch: They are Bordner and Pollock, quite modest and shy; And " Windy Jim " Thierry whose grades arc so high. And Kuszmaul the Indian, and Siedschlag the great. Glenn Donaldson, there, is from up the state. There are Miller and Vogt, both renowned in football. And young Breen the mighty. Just nine — that is all. See here ! If you spill your brains, Seymour, You ' ll see more brains than you e ' er saw before. Have I missed anyone — have I pointed out all Of the Sophs that are playing around Buchtel Hall? Well ! Each one learned a little to put in his head, Let ' s spank them all soundly and send them to bed. 77 Sophomore Class History If we were compelled, with one word, to ex- press the long chain of events, which both con- stitutes and characterizes the historj ' of the class of double nineteen, that one word would be " progress. " Ever since one bright September day of 1915, the class of the twin nineteens has been the manifest personification of progress. The might and j)o ver of this i)revalent and irresistible progressiveness was first brought in- to action against the Sojjhs in the annual cane- rush. Of course, this progressive organization captured all the canes, but the decision by some kind of a " heads 1 win, tails you lose " scheme, went to the Sophs. Thus continuing the spirit of progress, the march of events soon brought to realization the dawn of another college year. This year ' s detiant freshmen dared to present a challenge for a contest in the form of a tug-of- war with the canal dividing the two classes. The day of the contest arrived. The class of the duplicate numbers so long accustomed to prog- ress never could think of going backward, so forward into the water, with accelerated prog- ress, went the famous crew. Now as the second year draws to a close it finds the Sophomore class still permeated with that same spirit of progress. Its beautiful girls are proving themselves to be real social leaders and organizers as well as brilliant students, while its men by their skill and prowess on the athletic field are daily bringing honor and fame to the fair name of Akron University. 78 Freshman Class Roll Bucntel College Alvis, Harold A. Andreas, Anna Babcock, George Billow, Buth BoNSTEDT, Katharine BoTZTM, John Frederic Browning, Bufus Bruner, Byron Burt, Harriet Butler, Whitney E Calvin, Buth Clark, La Verne Clouser, Howard Cooper, Leslie Cramer, Buth Crapper, Arthur . Davis, Aubrey DuNi ORD, Emerson Emmons, Claude Fetzer, Herman Fowler, Harold Fox, BOLLAND Francis, Edgar Gary, Kathryn E. Geer, Gerald Gelsanliter, Charles Griffith, Jack Haas, Eugene Hawk, Ethel Hoover, Clark k Hudson, Vyla Holm wood, Walter Knowlton, Arthur Makman, Saul Martens, Cecile Meech, Forest Michel, Bobert Miller, Bhea Miller, William G. Mull, Julia A. McConkey, Wanda McCormick, Edward McIlwain, Mary A. Otis, Edward Palmer, Frances E. Penrose, William C. Pethick, Bussell Pfahl, Wilbert C. Phillipe, Lyle B. Price, Wilbur Beynolds, Chester BosE, Myrtle Boss, Donald bundell, j. bupert Sauvain, George Stockdale, Baymond SwiGART, Clarence Toon, Lawrence Turner, Boberta Urpman, Nina Vaughan, Wilola Waldkirch, Earl Waltz, Leland Welker, Waldo Wiener, Blanche Wilcox, Elizabeth Wilkinson, (ieorge Willems, Beynold Williams, Glenn Williams, Joe Martin Wilson, Harold Young, Henry Zellars, Cleon Zettle, Buth CUBTIS SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS Arnold, Lois Davidson, Ethel EcKROAD, Marie Elgin, Carletta B. Frampton, Bertha Frick, Iva Garver, Katherine Kepler, Lois Magennls, Buth Marshall, Mildred Morton, Mary Beynolds, Florence Schaffner, Dorothy 80 1 1 1 J t « 1 t if f _ A h ' t ' g my l h jf%ii 1 J -B 1 ■ j1 i-i .f« f 1 i _; V - - -W ■ • ' - If " «- - " V ' " . ' " IT •Vf - ' -; £ . t 4 | B Hfe ' flH i Mksr .:r. - ' ,s» i- " _ ' ..£»»]■ j«£Ma H Freshman Class Picture OFFICERS President Arthur Knowlton Vice-President Chester Robinson Secretary Vyla Hudson Treasurer Jack Griffiths 81 Freshman Class Pi oem THE CHARGE OF THE FRESHMAN BRIGADE Half a page, half a page And pages unnumbered. All in the halls of Buchtel Wrote the one hundred. Forward the Freshman Brigade, Oh, what a price they paid. When in the halls of Buchtel Wrote the one hundred. Forward the Freshman Brigade, There was neither man nor maid. But who was sore afraid. And everyone blundred. Theirs not to reason why. Theirs but to bone and try, All in the halls of Buchtel, Wrote the one hundred. Sinnnons to the right of them, Zimmerli to the left of them, Yackee in front of them. Strutted and thundered. While death dealing fumes they smell, Boldly they wrote and well There in the halls of Buchtel, There in the " Freshman ' s Hell, " Wrote the one hundred. 82 Scratched each his head so bare, Scratched and squirmed in his chair, Studying the questions there. Cursing the profs.. While all the school wondered Plunged in chemical smoke. Bravely they sit and choke. While formula and reaction, Roll from each pencil stroke, Shattered and sundered. Then they came back — but not. Not the one hundred. Sturdie to the right of them, Spanton to the left of them, Brickley behind them. Threatened and thundered. Death dealing grades they tell. While horse and rider fell; They who had writ so well. Came from the halls of Buchtel, Back from the " Freshman ' s Hell, " All that was left of them, Left of one hundred. 83 Freshman Class History Considering ourselves from every point of view, wc appear to be quite a healthy class of youngsters. We assembled in a body at the Ohio Canal where we succeeded in pulling the Sophomores through the slimy water. Then things went along smoothly until the Sophs again swelled up and laughed at our football team. This angered the Freshmen, so they prac- tically annihilated the Sophs, leaving only a piece of shoe-lace. In order to assure us of a hearty welcome the class of ' 19 gave parties at which we were made acquainted with the icy depths of the watering trough. The class has made a fine start and bids fair to make its fol- lowers go some to keep even. Watch their smoke in ' 18, ' 19, ' 20. 84 College of Engineering 85 College of Engineering PRE-JUNIOR CLASS BoECKER, Theodore J. BoEoiCKER, Earl Cady, Emerson E. Converse, Li cms GrEiCK, Earl Joel, Floyd E. Judy, Lowell Kennedy, John Lighter, Jacob Mitchell, Ernest Moore, Harold Pi ' RDY, Harold Wybel, Howard SOPHOMORE CLASS BoRDNER, Robert Breen, Leo Donaldson, (Ilenn S. HOSKIN, MiNARD Ki ' szMALL, Corliss Miller, John Pollock, Lloyd C. SlEDSCHLAG, KaRL Thierry, James VoGT, Walter FRESHMAN CLASS Avery, Bryan Braicher, Fred Jay Carlin, Charles Close, Stanford D. DiETERiCH, Harold Di ' RLiNG, Wm. Jacob Fletcher, Robert Floyd Frank, Paul A. Halter, Herbert B. Hardy, F. Lance Heminger, Harold R. Lelanskv, Ross L()N(i, Harry K. McEwEN, Willard Morgan, Ray V. O ' Brien, Robert T. Robinson, Alfred Bryan Robinson, Chester P. Stevens, (ieorge Edison Tench, Ambrose Warrick, Noel W. Welker, B. Thomas B rr usiness 1 raining FRESHMAN CLASS Dfgan, Martin E. Fisher, Wm. A. Leonard, J. Russell Schwartz, Sidney H. Spalding, Fred Stump, Walter H. SPECIAL STUDENTS (Not candidates for degree) Soderland, Carl WiL(H ' s, Ward 86 U y- W-. 88 jK.a a K a a Cjamma Lambda Chapter 1870 1877 Colors — Double Blue Flower — Fleur-de-lis ACTIVE ROLL 1917 Julia Hardie Rachael Fleming 1918 1919 Frances Whigam Sara Bowman Loretta Jones Helen Hardie Florence Tanner Mary Magennis Anna Nall 1920 Elizabeth Wilcox Vyla Hudson Marjorie Tanner PLEDGES Ruth Magennis IvA Frick Chapter Roll Phi — Boston University Beta Epsilon — Barnard College Beta Sigma — Adelphi College Psi — Cornell University Beta Tail — Syracuse University Beta Psi — Victoria ( )llege Beta Alpha — University of Pennsylvania Beta Iota — Svvarthmore (College Gamma Rho — Allegheny College Beta Upsilon — West Virginia University Lamdba — University of Akron Beta Nil — Ohio State University Beta Hho — University of Cincinnati Beta Delta — University of Michigan Xi — Adrian College Kappa — Hillsdale (College Delta — Indiana State University Iota — Depaw University Mu— Butler College Eta — University of Wisconsin Beta Lambda — University of Illinois Upsilon — Northwestern University Epsilon — Illinois Wesley an Chi — University of Minnesota Beta Zeta — Iowa State University Theta — Missouri State University Sigma — Nebraska State University Omega — Kansas State University Beta Mu — Colorado State University Beta Theta — Oklahoma State University Beta Xi — Texas State University Beta Omicron — Tulane University Beta Chi — University of Kentucky Pi — University of Califoi-nia Beta Eta — Leland Stanford Beta Omega — University of Oregon Beta Pi — University of Washington Beta Phi — University of Montana Beta Beta — St. Lawrence University Beta Kappa — University of Idaho Gamma Alpha — Kansas Agricultural College !-)0 91 Uelta Cjamma Eta Chapter 1872 Colors — Bronze, Pink, Blue 1879 Flower — Cream Rose ACTIVE ROLL 1917 Helen Malloky Josephine Ceeaver DOHOTHY QriNLAN 1918 Hazel Putt Hazel McConnell Katherine Graham Dorothy Tibbitts 1919 Olive Henegan Ruth Wortman Helen Shaffer 1920 Ri ' TH Billow Roberta Tirner Alta Stevenson Kathryn Gary PLEDGES Frances Palmer Ethel Davidson 92 Chaj ter Roll Beta — Washington State University Gamma — University of California Epsilon — Ohio State Zeta — Albion College Eta — University of Akron Theta — University of Indiana Iota — University of Illinois Kappa — University of Nebraska Lambda — University of Minnesota Mu — University of Missouri Nu — University of Idaho Xi — University of Michigan Omicron — Adelphi College Pi — University of Montana Rho — Syracuse University Sigma — Northwestern University Tau — University of Iowa Upsilon — Leland Stanford University Phi — University of Colorado Chi — Cornell University Psi — Goucher College Omega — University of Wisconsin Alpha Beta — Swarthmore College Alpha Gamma — Toronto University Alpha Delta — Oregon University Alpha Zeta — Lawrence College Alpha Eta — Whiteman College Alpha Theta — University of North Dakota 93 94 Phi Mu Founded 1852 Omicron Chapter Publication — The Aglaia Flower — Enchantress Carnation Colors — Rose and White ACTIVE ROLL 1917 Anne Burkmann honora tobin 1918 Martha Means LUCRETIA OlIN Marguerite Place 1919 Louise Taylor Mary Thomas Cecelia Wolf Helen Kepler Marie Carroll Pauline Rowley Eleanor Marvin 1920 Katherine Garver Ruth Cramer PLEDGE Lois Kepler 95 Chapter Roll Alpha — Wesleyan College, Georgia Beta — Hollins College Delta — Tiilane University Xi Kappa — Southwestern University Kappa — University of Tennessee Lambda — Randolph-Macon College Mu — Brenau College Xi — University of New Mexico Omicron — University of Akron Pi — University of Maine Rho — Hanover College Sigma — Knox College Upsilon — Ohio State University Phi — University of Texas Chi — University of Missouri Tau — Whiteman College Psi — Adelphi College Epsilon — Millsaps College Iota — Lawrence College Omega — Iowa Wesleyan Beta Alpha — George Washington University Iota Sigma — University of Southern California Epsilon Alpha — Southern Methodist College Zeta Alpha — Baker University Eta Alpha — University of California Eta Beta — University of Washington 96 Hazei. Simms Arbie Carlton Inez Frederick Founded in 1910 by the Class of 1910 Colors — Green and Silver Phi Sigma Alpha is an honorary fraternity, membership in which includes: First, all the members of the class of 1910; second, the mem- bers of the Faculty who belong to Phi Beta Kappa or any other honorary fraternity; third, three students from each Senior Class who shall have completed three and one-half years at University of Akron, in a course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts or its equivalent. These three students are to be chosen by t he Faculty as follows: First, the student, man or woman, having the highest grades for the three and one-half years; second, the man and woman, exclusive of the first chosen, who have the next highest grades. From the Clas of 1917 were chosen Mrs. Simms, Arbie Carlton and Inez Frederick. 97 Lone Star Pi Ka a E silon Founded 1882 Colors — Garnet and Emerald Flower — Red Carnation FRATRES IN FACULTATE C. M. Knight Head of Department of Municipal Research Charles L. Bulger ...Head of German Department H. E Simmons Professor of Chemistry FRATRES IN COLLEGIO 1917 Oliver Driesbach John Knowlton Raymond Mertz Percy Stansfield Marion Richardson 1919 Bruce Bierce Robert Christy Arthur Haley Guy Harris Joseph Osborne George Schvvorm Burc;hard Thomas 1918 Earl Boedicker Reed Fosnight Francis Gillen Earl Gulick John Kennedy Charles Pfahl Leroy Tomkinson 1920 Whitney Butler Arthur Knowlton Clarence Motz Harold Wilson Chester Reynolds Oscar Hunsicker, ' 19 Paul O ' Mar, W. Eddie Wentz, W. H. Active Roll, twenty- three. Alumni Roll, two hundred. PLEDGES Wilbur Pfahl, ' 20 S., ' 16 ' 17 Byron Bruner, ' 20 Crile Wise, C. H. S., ' 17 Clyde Evans, C. H. S., ' 17 Oldest local frater- nity outside of the New England States. 99 MM hf - •- - s- - - 100 Zeta Al ha E si on Founded 1897 Colors — Lavender and Green Flower — Blue Violet FRATRES IN FACULTATE Park R. Kolbe President of the University of Akron Arden E. Hardgrove Director of Bureau of City Tests Burt H. Yackee Instructor in Chemistry FRATRES IN COLLEGIO 1917 Joseph B. Shea Carl H. Schaeffer David H. Darrah Richard M. Kasch 1919 Eedred G. Wortman Herman E. Werner Paul E. Billow Roland F. Palmer Ralph K. Spicer Carl F. Ruttman 1918 Clyde L. Swinehart Albert S. Fish Virgil E. Rogers Robert J. Rowse John W. Grafton W. Harold Moore Carl R. Shaffer 1920 Jack L. Griffiths J. Russell Leonard Rufus F. Browning M. LaVerne Clark Howard A. Clouser Roland Fox, ' 20 Active Roll — twenty. PLEDGES Edward Otis, ' 20 Harold Alvis, ' 20 Alumni Roll — one hundred nine. 101 102 Sigma Beta Founded 1914 Colors — Scarlet and Gray Flower — Dark Red Rose FRATRES IN COLLEGIO 1917 Robert Azar Arbie Carlton NoRRis L. Gable F. W. Kittelberger Ira Polles Baldwin Santom HiBERT SorrBBS D WIGHT Thornton 1918 Lloyd Ellsworth V. Dewey Lidyard Bruce McAdoo Martin Schmidt Alex. Todd Aubrey Wendt 1919 John Cable Charles Whalen Howard Myers Emerson Cady Lucius Converse Ernest Mitchell Floyd E. Joel Ward Wilgus 1920 Corliss Kuszmaul Walter Vogt Lawrence Toon Aubrey ' Davis Clarence Swigart Byron Avery PLEDGES Waldo Welker, ' 20 William Penrose, ' 20 Thomas Welker, ' 21 ]03 NEW ENGINEERING LABORATORY The City Council has passed an ordinance authorizing the issuing of bonds to the amount of .1?5(),000 for tlic building and equipping of an Engineering Laboratory. These bonds have been sold, the plans and specifications for the building are com- plete, and it is expected that the laboratory will be ready for use at the opening of the 1917-18 college year. ]04 ]0o vvoTnan s League CjouticiI OFFICERS President Hklen Mallohy Vice President Marguerite Peace Secretary Katherine Graham Treasurer Anna Nall MEMBERS IN COUNCIL Faculty Representative .....Miss Rines Senior Representative Dorothy Quinlan Junior Representative Hazel Putt Sophomore Representative Louise Taylor Freshman Representative Ruth Cramer ]Ofi The W, Oman s i eague Li The Woman ' s League is an organization of which all the women of the college are members, whose aim is the cultiva- tion of a democratic social spirit and the stimulation of interest in school activities. As a means of producing the first result, all new women at- tending the University were entertained at a reception early in the fall. This affair was soon followed by a wiener roast held on the campus and monthly spreads have been held since then. Special entertainments have included a party for the football men and a reception for the Senior Girls of the three local high schools. In order to stimulate interest in school activities The Woman ' s League creates activities. On M. U. A. Tag Day, a considerable amount of money was raised to be put in the fund for furnish- ing club rooms in the Library. A World ' s Fair held in the Gym- nasium and a dinner served to the Men ' s Alumnae Association also added to this sum. In a Municipal University with its many outside interests The Woman ' s League has an important part to play. It furnishes practically the onl} means of social intercourse between all the women of the school and has proven a most effective organiza- tion. 107 Y. W. C. A. Cabinet President Josephinp: Cleaver Vice President Luchetia Olin Secretary Inez Fhederick Treasurer Anna Nall 108 Y. W. C. A. The Year 1917 has brought forcibly to the girls of the Y. W. C. A. the knowledge that to prosper, one must grow. In the busy rush of the year ' s requirements the work of this organ- ization has not been as strong as usual, our field work being cared for the most. This fall Miss Ward called here and we had a delightful visit. She came again in the win- ter, and was then, too, an inspiration to us. Altho the work of the Y. W. C. A. has not been as extensive as usual, we hope that the next year will bring to our organization new force and new life. 109 THE STUDENTS ' COUNCIL President (Senior) Raymond Mkrtz Secretary (Senior) Inez Frederick Senior Perce Stansfield Senior Elliott Geisinoer Junior Clyde Swinehart Junior .Hazel McConnell Junior Robert Rowsr Sophomore .....Bruce Bierce Sophomore Cecelia Wolf Freshman ' . Rolland Fox no Student Cjouncil During the year of 1914-15 there was a great deal of agitation in favor of a Student Council for the University of Akron, and in the assem- bly meeting of April 30, 1915 it was definitely voted to have a Student Council. This organization was to be composed of representatives of the four classes, to be four Seniors, three Juniors, two Sophomores and one Fresh- man. The purpose of the organization was to regulate student affairs. Members were elected at the Student election in May, 1915 and on Friday June 11, had their first meeting, at which Willson Smith was elected President and Grace Lienhard, Secretary. The officers for this year are Ray Mertz, President, and Inez Frederick, Secretary. During the two years of its organization the Council has taken up many matters, such as the regulation of the Freshman-Sophomore con- test; the adoption of the rules regarding absence, which have been in effect this year; the change to one chapel meeting a week instead of two; the plan for Buchtclite management; and the buying of the football blankets. After a two years ' trial we feel that our Student Council is a success and certainly hope that it will long continue as one of our Student organizations. Ill ' ' %1% i Mi ■J t K - ' IV ' ) v ' 5r « l««ip The Buchtelite Staff 112 The Buchteh ' te Published bi-weekly during the college year by The Buchtelite Asso- ciation of the University of Akron. EDITORIAL STAFF V. D. LiDYARD Editor-in-Chief Bruce E. McAdoo Associate Editor M. Riox RiCH. RDS0N Sport Editor Josephine Cushman Ex. Editor Marguerite Place Society Editor LucRETiA Olin Asso. Editor Lloyd Ellsworth Reporter Leonard Green Reporter Herman Werner Reporter BUSINESS STAFF Albert Fish Business Manager 113 I The Chemistry Club 114 The Chemistry CjIuo OFFICERS President .- - ..Arbie Carlton Secretary - ...Bob Christy Treasurer Howard Hottenstein MEMBERS Prof. H. E. Simmons Ferdinand Camp Arbie Carlton Robert Christy Karl Fogle Elliot Geisinger Carl Gilbert Earl Gudikunst J. C. Henderson Harold Holloway Howard Hottenstein William Hugi Howard Myers George Minnick Joseph Osborne Walter Purdy Aubrey Wendt Herman Werner Seymour Wilhelm The Chemistry Club, composed of students interested in Chemistry and the professor of Chemistry, met bi-monthly during the year, at which lime lectures were given by local authorities on chemistry. 115 Cj« ».t 3 eft, o K 116 Ctoach Sefton Coach Fred Sefton has now been with us for two years and during that time he has made his way into the hearts of all loyal Akronites. He has already made a name for himself in the State as an able coach in every line of athletics. Compared with other colleges, the number of men from whom the teams are to be picked is small. Yet " coach " has succeeded in putting out teams that have been the envy of other schools. In basketball he was the main factor in giving Akron a near champion team. His football teams have been unexcelled in conditioning and in coaching. " Coach " is an Akron booster to the core. No one rejoices more heartily than he when an Akron team wins. His fighting spirit, imbued into the men who work under him, have brought them distinction for grit and endurance. " With him at the helm, Akron athletics face a good future. 117 Athletic Association President Robert Rowse Vice president Herman Werner Secretary Percy Stansfield Faculty Manager Like S. Rrickley Crowned by a basketball season wbich all but returned our team as state champions, our athle- tics of the past year bore out the prediction made a year ago. We arc coming on the jump. During the last two years our athletics have shown a steady but irresistible ])rogress. We have seen our teams among the contenders for state honors. Some of the best players of the state were defeated by our teams. In an attitude of retrospect we note the ex- cellent spirit of our players and the steady sup- port given the teams by the student body. Our athletics are in keeping with the other de- partments of our school — getting better every day, and the prospect is as pleasing as the retrospect. 118 119 roothall The 1916 football season was one of develop- ment. When the squad reported in September, it was without a number of the old faces, includ- ing veterans and some of the best material of the Freshman class. And yet Coach Sefton whipped together a team that was a credit to the college. We started the season by trouncing Baldwin- Wallace 53 to 0. Then Fate turned against us and we lost games in which we deserved to fare better. Our old rival. Reserve, considered itself lucky to win from us. The season ended with two victories to seven defeats. The striking feature of the season was the de- velopment of the open style of play. Realizing that our less-than-160-pound team would be handicapped by lack of weight. Coach Sefton developed Akron into one of the big gest expo- nents of the wide-open attack in the state. Competition among the class teams was keen. 120 Schedule and Results Akron 53, Akron 7, Akron 3, Akron 0, Akron 0, Akron 14, Akron 6, Akron 7, Akron 0, Baldwin-Wallace 0. Wooster 29. Reserve 14. Heidelberg 6. Mount Union 26. Ohio Northern 7. Denison 34. Hiram 34. Allegheny 33. September 29 October 6- October 13 October 20 October 27 November 3 November 10 November 17 November 24 1917 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE -Muskingum at Akron. -Heidelberg at Akron. -Reserve at Akron. -Wooster at Akron. -Ohio Northern at Akron. -Mount Union at Akron. -Denison at Granville. -Hiram at Akron. -Allegheny at Meadville. 121 Foothall Captain Oliver Driesbach Manager ...Joe Shea Coach Fred Sefton LINEUP Left End — " Swiny " Swincliart Left Tackle — " Judge " Rogers Left Guard— " Honus " Miller Center — " Jack " Knowlton Right Guard — " Chief " Kuszniaul Right Tackle " OUie " Driesbach Right End — " Scotty " Bierce Quarterback — " Tonnny " Tonikinson Left Halfback— " Perc " Stansfield Right Halfback- " Art " Haley Fullback— " Chick " Pfahl Substitutes — Mertz, Vogt, Shea, Boedicker, Richardson, Azar, Wha- len, Fish. 122 1916 Football Team Ollie Driesbach Football Captain Joe Shea Football Manager 123 124 Basketha J In basketball we did our best work. The season was successful and especially gratifying because of the unexpected success. From material that appeared very mediocre at the start of the season Coach Sefton developed a championship contender. An unfortunate ac- cident to Tomkinson, all-state forward, just be- fore the crucial game with Case, prevented us from finishing first in the conference race. Nine conference games won and one lost, is the season ' s record that makes us the second best in the state. Interclass basketball again flourished, and as usual, the Freshmen fought their way to the class championship. The yearlings bid fair to send up some varsity material next season. 125 Basketha Captain John Knowi fon Manager Reed Fosnight Coach Fred Sefton LINEUP Left Forward — " Tommy " Tomkinson Right Forward — " Feck " Kittleberger Center — " Jack " Knowlton Left (luard — Joe Shea Right (iuard— " Chick " Whalen Substitutes — Wortman, Spicer, Boed- icker, Stansfiekl, l owse, Kuszmaul, Cable. A 126 I 1916 Basketbai l Team Jack Knowlton Basketball Captain Reed Fosnight Basketball Manager 127 Schedule and Results Akron 36. Akron 36, Akron 64, Akron 28, Akron 32, Akron 46, Akron 39, Akron 50, Akron 39, Akron 55, Akron 11, Akron 34, Akron 28, Akron 29, Akron 52, Akron 31, Totals 610 Alumni 8 Wooster 20 Kent Normal 8 Ohio University 22 Dcnison 23 Ohio University 13 Heidelberg 35 Ohio Northern 19 Wooster 17 Baldwin-Wallace 11 Case 28 Geneva 24 Grove City 29 Wheeling " Y " 21 Mount Union 24 Reserve 25 328 ]28 129 Baseoall Tlie baseball season of 1916 was short, but victories over Reserve and Case gave it an air of success. The game with Waseda University of Japan was attended by the many out-of-town alumni who held reunion during Commence- ment week. The Season ' s Scores: Akron 12, Kent Normal 1 Akron 4, Case 2 Akron 6, Mount Union 7 Akron 8, Reserve 6 Akron 1. Wooster 10 Akron 2, Denison 12 Akron 1, Waseda University of Tokyo, Japan 6 130 1916 Basehall Team Captain Joe Shea Manager Oliver Driesbach Coach Fred Sefton LINEUP Catcher — Leonard Green and " Hal " Sours Pitcher — " Judge " Rogers First Base — Marion Snyder Second Base — Joe Shea Shortstop — " Clem " Sickler Third Base — " Tommy " Tomkinson Lett Field— " Body " Boedicker Center Field— " Port " Crawford Right Field— " Feck " Kittleberger Substitutes — Roth, Earle 131 Feck Kittleberger Baseball Captain Jack Knowlton Baseball Manager 132 1917 Basehall Team Captain " Feck " Kittleberger Manager " Jack " Knowlton LINEUP Catcher — Bruce Bierce Pitcher — Eldred Wortman Pitcher — " Judge " Bogers First Base — Marion Snyder Second Base — Arthur Haley Shortstop — Joe Shea Third Base — Tommy Tomkinson Left Field— " Ping " Boedicker Center Field— " Feck " Kittleberger Bight Field— Walter Sorg Substitute — " Sammy " Both 133 Schedule for 1917 BASEBALL March 30- Ohio University at Athens Marcli 31 Marshall at Huntington April 14- -Ohio Northern at Akron April 20- -Ohio Northern at Ada April 21- -Heidelberg at Tiffin April 28- -Wooster at Akron May 19- -Case at Akron May 26- -Beserve at Akron May 30- -Wooster at Wooster June 2- -Hiram at Hiram June 9- -Baldwin-Wallace at Akron June 16- -Muskingum at Akron June 20 Ahnnni at Akron ]34 ]35 1916 Track For the first time in its history the Blue and Gold was represented in track and though it was our first try at the new sport, our tracksters made better than a fair showing in the two meets they entered. Our cross-country team took part in two dual runs. In the interclass meet the Sophomores added the class championship to their laurels. While it is considered scarcely possible that track athletes of championship caliber can be developed in two years, our prospects for this season are good with the majority of last year ' s track men in college. Five meets are on the schedule. 136 1916 Track Team Richardson, Crawford, Knowlton, Joel, Swine- hart, Converse, Driesbach, Gillen, Mitchell, Pfahl, Rowse, Shaffer. CROSS COUNTRY Shaffer, Christy, Converse, Kittleberger, and Rowse. RESULTS Track: Akron 47, Mount Union 48. Akron 39, Baldwin-Wallace 96. Cross-crountry : Akron 39, Wooster 16. Akron 40, Oberlin 15. 137 1917 Thack Tkam Marion Richardson Track Captain Roland Palmer Track Manager i;)8 191 Ckoss-Coi ' ntby Team 1917 TRACK TEAM Knowlton, Richardson, Swinchart, Christy, Rowse, Gillen, Joel, Haley, Pfahl, Kittleberger, Converse, Shaffer. CROSS-COUNTRY Rowse, Christy, Joel, Converse, Shaffer, Kittle- berger. 139 1917 Track Schedule March 23 — Indoor meet. May 5 — Intcrclass meet. May 12 — Triangular meet with Mount Union and Baklwin-WaHace at Alliance. May 19 — Case dual meet at Akron. May 26 — Big Six meet at Columbus. 140 All State Players Star playing in football and in basketball during the past season brought all-state distinc- tion to three Akron athletes. The Cleveland Plain Dealer placed " Ollie " Driesbach, our football captain, at tackle on the first all-conference honorary eleven, and gave Percy Stansfield, our fleet half-back, honorable mention among the best backfield men of the State. In basketball, " Tommy " Tomkinson gained state-wide recognition as a first-class forward, and his hard playing and clever goal shooting caused some of the best critics in the state to place him on the all-conference team. Driesbach and Stansfield graduate this year, but Tomkinson stays with us for another year. 141 vC earers of the A LeRoy ToMKiNsoN — Football, Basketball, Baseball. John Knowlton — Football, Basketball, Track. Joe Shea — Basketball, Baseball, Football (manager). Frei) KiTTLEBEKdEK — Basketball, Baseball, Cross-couiilry. Ceyde Swinehaht — Football, Track. Virgil Rogers — Football, Baseball. Oliver Driesbach — Football. Baseball (manager). Porter Crawfohd — Baseball, Track. John Miller — Football. Corliss Kuszmaul — Football. Bri ' ce Bierce — Football. Percy Stansfield — F ' ootball. Arthi ' r Haley — P ' ootball. Charles Peahi — Football. Ray Mertz— Football. Walter Vogt — Football. Charles Whalen — Basketball. Leonard Green — Baseball. Harold Soirs — Baseball. Marion Snyder — Baseball. Clement Sickler — Baseball. Earl Boedicker — Baseball. Sam Roth — Baseball. Floyd Joel — Track. Marion Richardson — Track. Robert Christy — Cross-country. Lucius Converse — Cross-country. Robert Rowse — Cross-country. Carl Shaffer — Cross-country. Reed Fosnight — Basketball (manager). Frank Magennis — Track. 142 |[l[llllllllllllllliuinn uiiuniinniiniiiiniiMiiilllllllllhlMiH | | | || | | |||||iMiiiMi | iii i iiii iii ii r iilll|| | ||||| miMl 143 INFORMAL DANCE COMMITTEE Senior " Dick " Kasch Junior " Tommy " Tomkinson Sophomore " Pete " Billow 144 The Informal s The informal dances of the college year 1916- 17 were a great success, the students supporting the affairs in fine shape. About seventy couples usually attended. Schaeffcr ' s Orchestra fur- nished music for the Informals, which the younger, married members of the faculty kindly consented to chaperon. Many alumni attended the dances and noticed the spirit of good-fellow- ship which prevailed and which did much to foster school-spirit. The dance committee wishes to extend its thanks to the student body for the hearty co- operation given the Informals, without which the dances could not have been so great a suc- cess. It is to be hoped that the Informals will continue with undiminished success as these are the only affairs at which the entire student- body may assemble together for a general good time. The greatest benefit of the Informals is that they encourage college spirit and loyalty and love for your old Alma Mater — " The College on the Hill. " The Infornials- October 27. December 15. March 23. May 4. 145 146 The Junior Ho IN honor of the Senior Class June 12, 1916, Grouse Gyinnasium PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Dr. p. R. Kolbe Mrs. p. R. Kolbe Mr. F. M. Cooke Mrs. F. M. Cooke Dr. a. a. Kohler Mrs. a. a. Kohler Mr. J. P. LooMis Mrs. J. P. LooMis Mr. F. M. Harpham Mrs. F. M. Harpham Mr. J. A. Palmer Mrs. J. A. Palmer Mr, p. W. LiTCHEiELa Mrs. p. W. Litchfield Mr. W. H. Eager Mrs. W. H. Eager Mr. C. F. Beery Mrs. C. F. Beery Mr. F. a. Seiberling Mrs. F. a. Seiberling Mr. F. H. Mason Mrs. F. H. Mason RECEPTION COMMITTEE Miss Helen Dwyer Mr. Willson Smith Dean F. E. Ayer Mrs. F. E. Ayer Mr. K. D. Smith Mrs. K. D. Smith Mr. p. W. Stansfield Mrss Mabel Babcock CHAPERONS Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson Dean F. E. Ayer Mrs. F. E. Ayer Mr. K. D. Smith Mrs. K. D. Smith Anne Burkmann Helen Faust LEADERS OF THE GRAND MARCH Russell Palmer Hubert Squibbs 147 Oemor Jrromenade IN honor of the Junior Class February 21, 1917, Grouse Gymnasium PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Dr. P. R. KOLBE Mrs . P . R . KOLBE Mr. F. M. GOOKE Mrs . F . M . GoOKE Mr. J. P. Loom IS Mrs .J. P. Loo MIS Mr. F. M. Harpham Mrs . F . M . Harpham Dr. A. A. KOHLER Mrs . A . A KOHLER Mr. P. W. Litchfield Mrs . P . Litchfield Mr. J. Asa Palmer Mrs. J. Asa Palmer Mr. W. H. Eager Mrs. W. H. Eager Mr. G. F. Beery Mrs. G. F. Beery Mr. 0. E. Olin Mrs. O. E. Olin Mr. a. L Spanton Mrs. a. L Spanton Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson RECEPTION COMMITTEE Miss Rachael Fleming Mr. Ray Mertz Mr. J. A. Palmer Mrs. J. A. Palmer Dr. p. R. Kolbe Mrs. p. R. Kolbe Miss Florence Tanner Mr. Clyde Swinehart CHAPERONS Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson Mr. H. E. Simmons Mrs. H. E. Simmons Miss Sarah Stimmel LEADERS OF THE (iRAND MARCH Dorothy Qiinlan Anne Blrkmann Marion Richardson Perce Stansfield 149 150 Tree Day Tree Day is and will continue to be the never forgotten day of our Sophomore j ear. It was the first time our class had been intrusted with the sole care of an important school activity, we had to prove our executive ability and we did it. This day being a school holiday, was given over entirely to the students. The program started with chapel exercises in the g ' m., following which the students adjourned to the campus to await the coming of the May Queen and her pro- cessional. First in the procession was Bruce McAdoo, who heralded the approach of the pageant. Then came two boys bearing the insignia of the class, 1917 banners. After them came the processional, composed of all the Junior girls, attired in quaint cretonne gowns and carrying flower garlands. The platform and throne had been erected under the trees. Be- fore this platform the processional halted and made a con- tinuous flower arch under which tlie rest of the procession jjassed. The crown bearer came next, then the crowner Helen Dwyer, then the Queen ' s attendants, Armenia Henne and Hazel McConnell. Following them were the two tiny flower girls, last came the Queen, Marguerite Place. After the pro- cession had gained the platform the Queen was crowned and each class put on some stunt depicting some part of the history of Buchtel. The Seniors buried their Tel-Buch at the foot of their class tree. In the evening a banquet was held in the gym., students and faculty attending. Class yells and songs were given with a vim, each class trying to out-do the other. The happy evening closed with everyone present .singing our Alma Mater. Long live the memories of Tree Day! L51 Founder s Day John R. Btchtel 152 Founder s Day Not for many years has Founder ' s Day been so enthusias- tically celebrated as on January 18th last. An innovation was the holding of the Senior Ashton Prize Contest at the morning student assembly, after which classes were dis- missed for the day. The contest was won by Miss Esther Olin, daughter of Prof. O. E. Olin, second place going to Mr. William E. Hugi. The Faculty, wishing to return the many favors and in- vitations to student affairs received, conceived the idea of in- viting the entire student body to supper at the gymnasium in the evening, a plan which resulted in one of the finest college gatherings ever held on the hill. More than 250 students and teachers sat down at six-thirty to a supper prepared by Faculty members and their wives and served by the younger instructors, dressed to represent cliefs and waiters. The formal plan of toasts was dispensed with, and the company was entertained by Mr. A. E. Hyre ( ' 84) in one of his inimitable after-dinner talks. Mr. Hyre spoke feelingly of his own days at Buchtel and his personal acquaintance with the Founder, whose picture looked down from a posi- tion of honor above the Senior table. Particularly significant was the fact that this day marked not only the ninety-fifth anniversary of the birth of Mr. Buchtel, but also the thirty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the first college paper, the Buchtel Record, by Mr. Hyre. President Kolbe, who presided, read several selections from Mr. Hyre ' s editorials of thirty-five years ago, and later in the evening presented to him the present editor of the Buchtelite Dewey Lidyard ( ' 18). The occasion was celebrated by the appearance of an anniversary number of the Buchtelite which was circulated during the evening. 153 Other Affairs Sept. 22, 1916 Sept. 26, 1916 Oct. 7, 1916 Dec. 1, 1916 Dec. 7, 1916 Dec. 8, 1916- Dec. 11, 1916- Dec. 26, 1916- March 16, 1917- April 9, 1917 April 13, 1917- April 20, 1917- April 27, 1917 May 11, 1917- May 24, 1917- -Rcception to new students in Library. -Mi ' s. Thompson entertains women of col- lege. -2 B Hermifs Fest at Hotel Statler. -n K E dance at XX Century Hall. Pledge Dance of Z A E at Portage Country Clul). -Women ' s League Fair. -Sophomore Dance. -Z A E Love Feast at Akron City Club. -Z A E Masque Ball. -$ M Formal at Portage Country Club. -A r dance at Portage Country Club. -2 B dance at Marvin Parish House. -n K E active chapter hold formal dinner dance at Portage Countrj Club. -K K r Formal at Congress Lake. -Z A E Stag Banquet. 154 155 Dramatic Study Cj uo OFFICERS President Dorothy Qiinlan Business Manager V. D. Lidyaro 156 Dramatic Stidy Club MEMBERS Lloyd Ej.lsworth Inez Fbedekick Arthur Freeder Julia Hardie Wm. Hugi V. D. LiDYARD Esther Olin LucRETiA Olin Helen Pfahl Marguerite Place Dorothy Quinlan Martin Schmidt Joseph Shea honora tobin 157 6. THE UNIVERSITY DRAMATIC STUDY CLUB AND THE BUCHTEL ALUMNI DRAMATIC CLUB ASSISTED BY THE UNIVERSITY STRING QUARTET PRESENT Scenes and Mlsk; From the Pi ys of SHAKESPEARE BUCHTEL CAMPUS AT THREE O ' CLOCK JUNE 13, 1916 " Hark, Hark! the Lark " Schubert University String Quartet Twelfth Night The Letter Scene Sir Tobv Belch Mr. Fred Hitclicocli Sir Andrew Aguecheek Mr. Franlc Goehring Malvolio Mr. Ralph Ginther Maria Miss Helen M. Parker " Sigh No More. Ladies " (an 18tii Century Melody) Stevens University String Quartet The Merchant of Venice The Court Scene The Duke Mr. Bruce McAdoo Antonio Mr. Wallace Mallery Bassanio Mr. Martin Schmidt Salerio Mr. Carl Gilbert Gratiano Mr. .Joseph B. Shea Shylock Mr. Dewey Lidyard Portia Miss Mabel Babcock Nerissa Miss Adelaide Wise Clerk Miss Lucretia Olin Julius Caesar The Quarrel Scene Brutus Mr. Fred Hitchcock Cassius Mr. Ralph Ginther (a) " Drink to Me Onlg with Thine Eyes " (b) " It Was a Lover and His Lass " University String Quartet .4s You Like It ,4 Forest of Arden Scene Rosalind Miss Helen M. Parker Orlando Mr. K. Dolbeer Smith Winter ' s Tale The Sheep-Shearing Scene Polixenes Mr. Martin Schmidt Florizel Mr. Carl Strandborg Caniillo Mr. William V. Cooper Old Shepherd Mr. Samuel Pokras Clown Mr. Llovd Ellsworth Antolycus Mr. Dewey Lidyard Shepherd Mr. Robert Christy Perdita Miss Lois Hull Mopsa Miss Inez Frederick Dorcas Miss Clementine Clock Lullaby Brahms University String Quartet Time Miss Marguerite Place Herald Mr. Hazelton Simmons " True as the needle to the pole or as the dial to the sun. " 158 The Dramatic Study Cluh WILL PRESENT POMANDER WALK That delightful comedy BY Louis M. Parker BUCHTEL CAMPUS Three O ' clock June, the 19th, 1917 Pomander Walk will lead you far away From all the turmoil of the busy day, Into a quiet nook where thrushes sing; Into the days when George the Third was King. 159 University of Akron s PART IN THE SHAKESPEARE TERCENTENARY MONDAY, JUNE fyrH. 4:00 P. M.— 5:00 P. M.— Selected interpretative readings from Shake- speare ' s plays by Professor A. 1. Spanton in Grouse Gymnasium at the University. 8:00 P. M.— 11:00 P. M. Out-of-door i)resentati()n of " Julius Gaesar " in moving pictures on tlie University campus. FRIDAY, JUNE 9th. 3:30 P. M.— 5:30 P. M.— Perkins Woods. Scenes Fhom Shakespeare. The Letter Scene from " Twelfth Night " The Alumni Dramatic Glub. The Quarrel Scene from " Julius Gaesar " Mr. Fred Hitchcock and Mr. Ralph Ginther. The Sheep-shearing Scene from.. " The Winter ' s Tale " The University Dramatic Study Glub. SATURDAY, JUNE 10th. 3:00 P. M. — The climax of the celebration was the Shakespeare pageant and parade in the downtown section on Saturday afternoon. This included about fifteen beautiful floats illustrating episodes in the poet ' s life and scenes from his plays. 160 Ashton Prize Sjfteakjng Contests Junior June 9, 1916 — Grouse Gymnasium First Prize — Honora Tobin Second Prize — William Hugi Senior January 18, 1917 — Grouse Gymnasium First Prize — Esther Olin Second Prize — William Hugi 161 (commencement Program JUNE, 1916 PRE-COMMENCEMENT EVENTS Phi Sigma Alpha Honor Society Dinner Thursday, 6:30 P. M. Spindler ' s. Junior Ashton Prize Contest Friday, 8:00 P. M. Grouse Gymnasium. Alumni Baseball (iame Saturday, 4:00 P. M. Buchtel Field. Men ' s Alumni Club Dinner and Smoker Saturday, 7:00 P. M. Young ' s. EVENTS OF COMMENCEMENT WEEK Baccalaureate Service Sunday, 3:00 P. M. Sermon by Rev. Franklyn Cole Sherman Grouse (iyninasiuni. Senior Class Day Exercises Monday, 9:30 A. M. Oouse Gymnasium. Junior Hop Monday, 8:00 P. M. Grouse (iymnasium. Alumni Business Meeting Luncheon Tuesday, 11 :45 A. M. Hotel Howe. Recej)tion to Alumni bv Woman ' s League Tuesday, 2:00 P. M. Gail F. Kolbe Hall. Scenes from Shakespeare ' s Plays Tuesday, 3:00 P. M. Presented on the Gampus by the Student ' s Dramatic Study Club and the Alumni Dramatic (;iub. President ' s Reception Tuesday, 8:00 P. M. President ' s House. During the evening the Alumni Dramatic Glub will present Bernard Shaw ' s " The Man of Destiny, " on the Gampus Stage. Commencement Exercises Wednesday, 10:00 A. M. Address by Miss Ida M. Tarbell. Carouse Gymnasium. Faculty, Alumni, Graduates and Students formed for the Academic Procession at 9:30. Campus Luncheon and Class Reunions Wednesday Noon Gollege Gampus. Baseball — Varsity vs. Waseda University of Tokyo, Japan __ ._ - - Wednesday, 2:30 P. M. Buchtel Field. Alumni Banquet Wednesday, 6:30 P. M. Master of Ceremonies — Arthur C. Johnson, ' 00. Mr. J. Gameron Mcl ean will present Geltic Folk Songs with Mr. Francesco I e I eone at the piano. Portage Hotel. 162 1«3 A " S warm I ' ll have that story Monday or I ' ll " bust. " Now what do you think of that? I suppose you ' d rather have the story, but would like to see me " bust " too, wouldn ' t you? Well that ' s natural, but you know, a man is just exactly like a fire cracker, he ' s not worth a cent when he ' s " busted. " Well so much for digression. 1 was going to tell you a story. Oh yes! A story. Well let me sec. Do I know anything to tell you? I thought I did, just a few minutes ago, but I ' ve been talking with George Schworm and I ' ve completely forgotten all about what I was just aching to tell you. Do you know George? Some fusscr isn ' t he? Listen! I ' ve always thought I was pretty good at it, but you just ought to hear about his very latest one. This is absolutely his greatest achievement. Think of it! He made five dates, all for the same evening, and got away with them without causing any serious trouble and without losing one member of his what will I say — Harem or Retinue? Like to hear about it? All right, I ' ll tell you exactly as he just finished telling me. You see the poor man loves the women so much that he can ' t talk to one, without asking her for a date and so last Monday and Tuesday, George was feeling as good as a colt witii his hair clipped, and as usual the co-eds wouldn ' t stay out of his way. Every where he went he met them, small ones, tall ones, lean ones, fat ones, all kinds and some babies Ihey were, at that. Well to abridge an unnecessarily long epistle, Schworm managed to evade them with the exception of five, absolutely irresistible ones and when he came to realize what had happened, he had five regular, life size dates, all for last Wednesday evening. Can you beat it? Five dates for the same evening! Enough to scare anybody, but not so for our friend Georgie. As he walked up Buchtel Ave. that afternoon he figured the whole thing out and had it put down, just how he was going to engineer the deal and still retain his domestic relations of tranquility; " Easy enough, " he said to himself, " I ' ll go out and see Mary Magennis first and I ' ll get there good and early, say seven o ' clock, so I ' ll have plenty of time for the rest, and shortly after arriving, I ' ll get one of the fellows to call me on the phone and have me come quick, for any such reason, as some one sick at home or anything like that. That ' ll do away with one. " And thus he had the whole thing worked out, how he would then get over to 164 A ' ' Swarm ' ' — Continued Votaw ' s as soon as possible and after being there for a while, would play sick and tell Lizzie, that he simply had to leave. By this time it would be eight o ' clock, and he could be over at Floss Tanner ' s house, as sweet as you please. Now you know Floss is a peaceful sort of a kid and will listen to anything, just to keep a quiet house, so he was going to stay there long enough to ask her to go for a walk and when she ' d take him up on it, just as she always has, why he ' d sort o ' steer her over in the direction of Shuberts ' earthly domicile. Now he knows how Minerva always sits at the piano and plays when he ' s coming out to see her and so he figured that he could, in passing, call Flosse ' s attention to Minerva all alone, in the parlor, and just for fun, they ' d go in and call on her. Of course Minerva and Floss get along like two peas in a pod, and George would say, on the side, that he had met Floss on the corner and invited her in just for a prank. Well that would fix four of them, or at least leave him with two out of the way and two to dispose of. By this time it would be about nine o ' clock and something would have to be done about number five, so he was going to have someone call Shuberts ' asking for Floss to come home immediately. Well Floss would have to have an escort and George could be sorry and all that, but he ' d simply have to leave Minerva to take F. T. home. Now then, he ' d leave Floss on the porch of her home, because he wouldn ' t want to intrude, in the event of her being needed therein. After which, he ' d fly to a corner drug store and phone Christy ' s, and in a " much out of breath " manner would explain that he had been out in the country in a machine and having had engine trouble, had just gotten to a phone, but would be over in just a few minutes. " Ha! I ' ve got it, " shouts our hero from Massillon and bounced into the fraternity house as full of joy, as an Indian chief with a dollar watch and a lolly- pop. The time came, as it usually does, and Massillon was on the job, with his plan all written down on his cuff and the swellest perfume you ever laid your nose to, sprinkled on his manly chest, that is on his coat, etc. It was just 7:01 P. M. when he rang the door bell at Mary ' s house and was welcomed, like a prodigal son. Gee! but she was glad to see him, just like they all are, don ' t you know? And Schworm tried to look happy and smiled beautifully, but his mind wasn ' t quite free to dwell upon such things at that particular moment. He found himself in a 16.5 A ' ' Swarm ' — Continued chair. His feet wouldn ' t keep still. His teeth became fond of destroying his nails. He couldn ' t sit still. Something seemed to tell him that the fellows wouldn ' t call him. He spoke of school and study in the same sentence (a horrible misconnection). It was growing late, at least, it was almost seven-thirty when z-z-z-z-zing — a bell rang and George sprang to the phone and hurriedly said, " Hello there Rich! what do you want? Somebody sick at home, I ' m needed at once? I should what? Oh I — I — beg your pardon, I — I — made a mistake — Mary call j ' our father, he ' s wanted on the phone! " George sank into a chair. " It ' s all up, I ' m done for now, " he mum- bled to himself. " What ' ll the girls do to me. I ' m gone, I know it. I ' ll never " there was a break in his raving, as he heard the elder Magennis say, " Why Mary has company, but 1 am sure the girls can come Mrs. X, if it ' s important. I ' ll have them come over innnediately. " George heaved a sigh of relief, but caught himself in time to say that he was feeling a little sleepy for some reason or other and went on to say that it would be all right with him, and that he had a little business with Mr. Votaw, wliich he would attend to and thus he left, too glad to think and too scared to look at his watch. Nevertheless he got over to Votaw ' s in fairly good time and as his plan read he was to play sick this time. Lizzie was all dolled up in one of her beautiful creations, of her original flowing, wind-blown, waist-line just beneath the chin type and she met him with a smile and a twinkle in her eye and everything, and Schworm sat down, as happy as a bee in a sugar barrel. By his cuff, he was to get sick. He tried it, but nothing doing, a man can ' t get sick with a smile on his face, can he? He couldn ' t get serious, but all the same he couldn ' t forget that time was flying and that three other cooing damsels were tinkering on their pianos in antici- pation of his coming. " I ' m not going, I can ' t do it, I ' ll lie , " there was a loud ringing of the phone bell. Lizzie answered it and she said, " Yes, he ' s here, Mr. Magennis, I ' ll call him. " George stepped to the phone and to his surprise, he heard the fol- lowing: " Mr. Schworm, someone just called here, saying that you are wanted at home immediately. It ' s important. " And George, loud, so that Lizzie could hear, said: " Is that so? Is anything very seriously wrong? Well I ' ll be there right away. " Five minutes later he had said how sorry he was to have to go and asked 166 A ' ' Swarm ' ' — Continued for a date and said good-bye and everything, and was on his way to the house of Tanner. Things had gone fine. Even better tlian he could have hoped for, but wait a minute. He wasn ' t done yet. Tlie above abode was readied and the niucli belated caller taken in. " Where were j ' ou so long? I thought my little Georgie wasn ' t coming, but on the other hand, I couldn ' t understand how you would desert me! " (Dots indicate censored portion.) The time kept on going and all at once, he blurts out, " Floss let ' s go over to Minerva ' s house, just for fun. " " Not tonight, George, " said Floss, " Minerva told me she was going to have a date. " " Well what does Oh! she did? — Ah-ah — let ' s go over anyway. I know the fellow and we ' ll pay ' cm sort of a family call, " answered Schworm. " You ' re sure it ' ll be alright? " asked Floss, and proceeded to get her hat and coat. In a few minutes they were at Minerva ' s house and with a bold front the two rapped at the door. " Why George " asked Minerva, " Where have you been? You said you ' d be here at " and then Floss trailed into the room. " Why Floss, where in the world did you come from? " " Where ' s your man? " asked Floss, " I thought you had a date! " " I did " answered Minerva, " and what are you doing with him? " The girls were getting pretty fussed and Floss tried to smile while Minerva couldn ' t help getting a little bit mad. But then the resourceful (ieorge came to the rescue, with: " Minerva let me whisper in your ear? You see I was coming over here and I was held up. An awful looking guy came out at me and told me to throw up my hands. He stuck a gun under my nose and took all my money and everything and then told me to beat it. I ran into the first house 1 came to and it was Flosse ' s. I was scared green and so Floss came along with me, after I got quieted down, she came along with me, she did, for company, she did. Honest, she did. " A smile came across the faces of the two girls and then Minerva said, " Well, I ' m glad you got here, George. Were you frightened by that bad man? " (Censored again.) The piano rang out and the ukalele did its bit too. It was almost ten o ' clock and all was going fine, when Mr. G. Schworm ' s mind drifted to 167 A ' ' Swarm ' ' — Continued the other side of town. It stopped at the house of Christy, and the owner of said mind looked about as lively as a petrified cheese in a stone quarry. " She ' ll kill me. She ' ll kill me; " he shouted, " She ' ll kill me. " " Who ' ll kill you? " asked the surprised girls; " who, who, George dear? Tell us? Are you demented? Are you ill? Speak to us? " " She ' ll murder me. She ' ll " he fell in a swoon and then in what seemed but a moment, he opened his eyes. Everything was white. Where was he? He could see some one bending over him. It wasn ' t Floss or Minerva! No, she was all in white too, with a little white cap on her head. The eyes blinked and opened wider this time and a sweet voice said, " Your in the hospital, sir. Is there anything you want? " " The hos . What . Where am I , in the hospital? " he stammered. " Yes, " she said, " is there anything you want? " " Why — , why — , what time is it? " " 10:32 P. M., sir. Anything else? " " Y-y-yes, hand me that phone please " ; " 4398 please! " " hello, is this you Helen? This is (ieorge talking. I ' m in the hospital. Yes! the hospital. I ' m sick. I ' ve just come to. No not very. I ' ll be all right soon. Oh, thank you. I hope you won ' t be angry about that date. Oh! it ' s awfully nice of you. I ' ll see you as soon as I ' m able, (iood- Bye. " And the very next day he was back at school and ready for it again. That ' s what I call, some " stunt, " isn ' t it. I ' d try it myself but everybody advises me to " Let George do it. " All the same I ' ll try and have that story for you by Monday. Honest I will. Good-Bye Maggie. 168 Buchtel hy doonh ' ght High on a mighty hill Where the winds whistle shrill. Sporting at Winter ' s will. Stands the old college. Where once the city ' s dead Slumbered in silence dread She rears her stately head, Temple of knowledge. Slowly the lights wink out And the dark midnight cloud Throws o ' er the moon a shroud, Closely enfolding. Swiftly the moments fly, Dark on a darkening sky. With walls and towers high, Stands the vast building. Never a fairer sight When the snow, cold and white. Crisp in the moonbeams bright Sparkles and shimmers. When all the windows show. Brightly with lights aglow Which on the snow below Glistens and glimmers. As from the grave a chill Over my spirit steals. Strange thoughts my sad heart fill Like fateful omens. Tell me, 0! college gray, Will there e ' er come a day When thou must vacant stay. Crumbling to ruins? Far be that hated time! Long from thy height sublime Mayest thou behold thy reign Growing and greater. For thee our voices ring. May coming ages bring Thousands, they praise to sing. Loved Alma Mater. ' From the Buchtel of ' 89. The Last Game I. Jim Hogan played football. But Jim was not a star. He just played. In reality Jim was not football material. Tbe eoacb told him four years ago when he started to college, he could come out if he kept out of the way. Jim did not have a rugged physique. But he had a spirit that made uj) for it in some measure. One of his great dreams was to make the team, to get in one big game at least. So Jim practiced. He was out every night. He gave the best that was in him and he gave it unsparingly. There were no scrimmages in which he was afraid to let liimself go. The first year he didn ' t make much sliowing. The next year lie did a little ' better. During the third year he began to have ho|)es. But lie was light, the lightest man out. Jim only weighed 138 and the coach wouldn ' t give him a chance. Undismayed Jim showed U|) at the fu ' st call for practice at the be- ginning of his senior year. He played with such a grim determination that lie had drawn the attention of the coach several times. He had been given some encouragement that perhaps he might get in a game. But the season dragged along and Jim had always been on the bench. Still he played. n. It was the last game of the season. It was also Jim Hogan ' s last hope, Jim was on the bench. The game was the climax of the season ' s playing, the one big game against Bloomfield. Participation meant the realization of one great ambition; inactivity meant — so Jim thought — the death knell of a great ambition and a shattered ideal. The referees whistle was blowing. Jim a few minutes before had seen the team trot out onto the field. He saw McCarty, the great fullback sink his toes into the ball as the whistle sounded. Then he thrilled as he saw a burly giant on the opposing side leap through the air and tackle him. Jim knew what that meant. As a scrub he had tackled McCarty himself many a time. He had bruises yc{, and also some scars from the reckless tackles he had made. 170 The Last Game — Continued Then a struggling mass disentangled itself from McCarty ' s form and rapid formations were made. Jim thrilled again as he saw his team plunge through opposition of Bloomfield for ten yards gain. Every muscle in his body was aching to get into the fray. The game waxed on. As the moments fled faster and faster they marked the waning of Jim Hogan ' s hope. There were tears in Jim ' s eyes as he glanced up through the bleachers behind and saw a girl. He knew, too, that failure to get in the game would mean more tears. He saw a handkerchief in the girl ' s hands, already. All Jim ' s past hopes seemed to marshal themselves before his mind in those few moments. He saw the letter he would never write home, telling his mother and his father how he made the team for the last big game, he saw the fading of the memo- ries he had promised himself of his college days, which now would not be his. HI. A tremendous yell from the bleachers stirred Jim ' s blood and drew him out of his brooding. After fearful battling the score was tied. The team had swept Bloomfield off its feet in the first lapse of the game, but they had come back. Now it was twelve and twelve, a tie score and only 20 yards to go for what meant a victory. Then Jim forgot. He forgot the girl in the bleachers. He forgot his ambition. He forgot the letter he expected to write home. Jim saw the team struggling for victory. Jim became part of the team. Every gain, even of a few inches, came over him like an exultation. Every thwarted play hurt, sent a pain through him as vivid as if he had been in the scrimmage. Jim had no ambition to make the team now. He was the team. He forgot his personal desire for distinction, for the privilege of having memories of football prowess. He simply had all the force of his being concentrated in one thought — the team was going to get the ball over for a victor ' ! Then suddenly it happened. To the spectators it seemed like drop- ping from a great height, this sudden relaxation of tension, after being keyed up to a great pitch in hopes and fears. It was a little trick that did it. And Jim had spent long hours aiding in the mastery of that trick. Day after day he had lain on the ground 171 The Last Game — Continued and held the ball in his hands while Wilson, quarterback on the team, tirelessly practiced place kicks. Many an evening Jim had shivered with cold as he lay there. But Wilson learned to kick. So the game ended. Big Bill King snapped the ball back, on a shift formation, Lanson, right half grabbed it and holding it in position drop- ped on one knee. Instantly Wilson ' s toe connected with it and it soared between the goal posts. Score 15 to 12. A few seconds later the game ended. IV. It was all over. Jim hadn ' t been in the game. No one came to him to pound him on the back or shake hands. No one yelled his name and cheered loudly. Yet Jim Hogan was strangely exuberant. He felt all the glow of a personal triumph. Jim did not get in the game, but — the team won! 172 Isn ' t it strange that princes and kings, And clowns that caper in sawdust rings. And common people like you and me Are building for eternity. Each is given a book of rules, A shapeless mass and a bag of tools. And each must build for himself alone A stumbling block or a stepping stone. 173 The Deans Dih emma A TRAGEDY OF THE CAMPUS IN FIVE ACTS Act I. SC.ENK 1. Scene I is laid in the ottice of the dean, in Akron University. Tliis oflfice is a picturesque phice. Hung about on the walls are framed docu- ments, which on closer inspection are seen to be tabulated lists of tlunk- ers, with the names of the professors who did the deed, afiixed. Where there is a particularlj ' remarkable flunk, a separate document is made of it and it is framed separately. Interspersed with these, are pictures of Professor Rines, Professor Sturtevant and Professor Spanton. At the bottom of these pictures are noticed red marks, each standing for a credit in flunking. Flvery time a professor tUmks ten, he gets a red mark under his jjicture and the honor of having his picture hung in the Dean ' s otiice. Professor Spanton leads with a whole row of red marks; Prof. Sturtevant is next with about ten spaces to fill; Prof. Rines is third with about half the row filled. On the desk on one side of the room are noticed big blue pencils, known to every flunker as the instrument of fixing his doom. In the book case on the other side are numerous volumes, bearing the titles: " How to Deal with Obstreperous Recalcitrancy, " " Records in Flunkers, " " Some Professors Who Have (iained Distinction for Flunking, " " Methods for the Prevention and Extinction of Original Thought, " " How to Turn a College Into a Reform Farm, " and others on cognate subjects. Dean Spanton is discovered standing in the back of the room before his gallery of records. He has his hands behind him and a contempla- tive expression on his face. SPANTON— Alas, what boots it with incessant care, To spy upon the students unaware With painful thought I wrack my mighty mind But the lax loafers when 1 seek to find, And think to catch them talking in the halls, I fail — All me — , the disappointment galls. 174 The Deans Dilemma — Continued And therefore, since I cannot spill ' em And break upon their fair unharniful ways I am determined then to prove a villian. And hate the idle pleasures of the days. Fatuous regulations, I ' ll invent. And rules intended only to torment. The faculty shall be my instrument. .A.ye, like a plague upon the unworthy sent, I ' ll cook up mischiefs at my leisure. Ha ! Ha ! My mind gloats on the pleasure. Scene II. Faculty Meeting. Prcxey is presiding. There are evidences that a question of some moment is being debated. PREXEY — You have heard the proposal of Prof. Spanton to make all men students wear wrist watches and all girls bob their hair to pre- vent tardiness. Now has anyone any more to say. PROF. RIXES (who wears a wrist watch) — My only objection is that if everyone wears them, they will be pretty common about the campus. SPANTON — I might explain that my idea is this: Our rules in this matter of tardiness arc being frightfully infringed upon. I believe that if each man in the institution carried a wrist watch, he would observe the time more frequently and thus not be late so much. The girls un- doubtedly spend too much time dressing their hair and if it was cut off, all this waste of time would be eliminated and they would thus have time to get to school in the morning for seven-thirty classes. My idea is only advanced in the interests of the students themselves. STURTEVANT— I move we adopt the rule. RINES — I second the motion. PREXEY — It has been moved and seconded that we adopt the rule. All tliose in favor say, " aye. " SPANTON, STURTEVANT, RINES, VON JANINSKI— Aye. PREXEY— The ayes have it. Act II. The love lorn of the college are discovered in the hall commiserating each other on the rule that has just been issued by the faculty. Tears arc freely falling from lashes warmed by mutual melting glances. 175 The Deans Dilemma — Continued BALDY SAMTOM (to Norma Linne, into whose eyes he is gazing) My days arc in the yellow leaf. The flower and fruit of love is gone, The worm, the cankers and the grief Are mine alone. NORMA— Be still, sad heart, and cease repining. Behind that cloud, is the sun still shining. BALDY— My love, doubt not that still for thee. My bursting heart is yearning. But still 1 think you ' ll pardon me. My thoughts toward ill, are turning. I can ' t forgive this faculty. The evil they inflict on me. (Glances woefully at his wrist.) NORMA— But think of me. My stalwart prince, Remember those caresses. Don ' t say your love is waning since They robbed me of my tresses. THOMAS— Come into the vestibule, Francis, Where the bright lights never have shown — Come over here into this corner, 1 would speak to you, dearie, alone. Thc3 ' ' re making a mollycoddle of me — This watch on my wrist, is my own. FRANCIS— Oh, doubt that the stars in the heaven above May some night oh Burchard, not shine. But wrist-watch, monocle, any old thing. Still, dearie, my love would be thine. MARY MAGENNIS— (ieorgie dear, now listen here, I ' m off you, George, forever, 176 The Deans Dilemma — Continued You may hide your fist, but I see your wrist, Love a molly — Never! Never! GEORGE SCHWORM— Take back jour love, you jilting wretch, No longer I adore, However fair, shorn of your hair. Bah Jove, I just abhore you. SHAFFER— Oh lovely Miss Marshall To you, I ' m quite partial, But I blush for my lack of bravado, This watch has me puzzled, I feel as if muzzled, The thing makes me really so mad, oh. MARSHALL— I ' m fifty-fifty with you, kid. We ' re tagged; no one would own us. I ' m not a Venus anymore. And you are not Adonis. Act III. The order of the faculty is being enforced to the letter. There is an under-current of ill-feeling among the undergraduates that bodes ill for the powers that be. Students are standing about on the campus in little groups, discussing what action to take. Across the Campus is seen Ollie Driesbach, carrying Mabel Babcock ' s books and in ardent conversation with her. OLLIE — There is no one about this place big enough to make me wear a wrist-watch. I would like to see them try it. Haven ' t I wrestled with a bull? Me wear a wrist-watch, huh! MABEL — Oh 1 think it ' s the meanest thing tliat bespectacled profes- sors ever could think of. I ' ll not cut my hair either, and I ' d like to see them make me. But isn ' t it mean though. There ' s Spanton and Kolbe and Von .laninski now. (Tries to poke a few stray wisps of hair back under her hat.) SPANTON, VON, and KOLBE— (Standing at door to pass on all en- trants. They see Ollie has no watch and Mabel is wearing her hair.) — Oh, here are two of them. 177 The Deans Dilemma — Continued SPANTON — I think it would be a good plan to make horrible ex- amples of them. VON — I ' m with you, Ikey. KOLBE Same here. Dean. (They fasten a wrist-watch on Ollie, and Von gets a pair of shears out of his pocket and snips Mabel ' s hair off. Commotion arises among the students who have been watching.) STUDENTS— Raw Deal! Hiss-s-s-s-s-s. Tyrants! Act IV. Students aroused by the action of the faculty are on strike. When classes began in the morning, not a student showed up. Outside Buchtel Hall they are ganged in a huge throng. There are cries and shouts of noisy disorder. Rogers, Fosnight and McAdoo seem to be leaders of the mob. ROGERS — Students, of the university, who are we? STUDENTS— We are THE university. McADOO — What are we going to do? STUDENTS— Get a square deal ! FOSNIGHT — Who is it that has caused all our misfortunes. STUDENTS— The faculty. FOSNIGHT — Now, fellow students, we are all on a strike. We be- lieve we are in the right. But it ' s up to us to stick together. You all know we have been maltreated, maligned and despitefully used. And we are going to better our condition as inmates of this institution by demanding our rights and getting them. The question is what shall we do? " STUDENTS— Let ' s drive the faculty out. Rough ' em. FOSNIGHT— No, friends and students, lemme your ears, ' The e vil that men do lives after them, A hasty action on our part, perhaps Might cause events that, insignificant. Would like a little ripple in the sea Widen itself until it spread beyond Restraint. Therefore I beg this thing of you — , Let not discretion ' s visage be obscured. And darkened as your angry passions rise. 178 I The Deans Dilemma—Continued You ' ve heard my noble colleague here relate, How each of you must steadfastly resolve, Not to return to class room work again Till all the members of this faculty Resign and quit their posts forevermore. Till all the clouds that lower on our school Are in the bosom of the Ocean buried. STUDENTS— Hear! Hear! We ' ll strike till the last cat is hung. Act V. Scene I. The faculty is meeting. As a result of the stern rule they see that perhaps they have gone too far. Kolbe is seated at a table presiding. Others with solemn faces are ranged in a circle before him. PREXEY — I fear me that we have a serious matter to deal with. TULLER — We have some very fine students. Many of them are quite pleasant fellows. 1 am very sorry this trouble has occurred. BRICKLEY — I rise to a point of order. We should discuss this mat- ter of cheating before we come to anything else. PREXEY— Well, what about it. BRICKLEY — It ' s something awful. I know some of the students copped my tests. Some of the worst flunkers got a hundred. We got to organize a secret service and pry into this. We ought to have some- thing like the Okhrama in Russia. It kept the Russians down pretty well. It ought to work well here. SPANTON— That ' s a good idea, Luke. We ' ll adopt it. (Noises and confusion are heard without. Kolbe goes to window, looks out, and starts.) KOLBE — Dean, come here. Look! (Outside Students have gathered again and are holding a strike meeting.) SPANTON — Now we know they are on a strike. But they will never move us from our high purpose. We will grant them nothing. DR. ROCKWELL— I think the dean is a bit harsh, if I might venture a word. HEZ — Yes, we cannot go into this thing too far. I suggest a compro- mise. KOLBE — The thing has got to be settled. Apparently from the looks of things there is an organized revolt. We do not know what may hap- 179 The Deans Dilemma — Continued pen. Perhaps we had better call in tliose fellows who seem to be at the head of the affair and ask them what they want STURTEVANT— Let ' s do something. PREXEY— Dean, I appoint you, and Ayer, and Miss Stimniel to deal with the strikers. Scene 2. (A noise begins in the hall. Then a riot. A crowd of students marches up the steps in the hall and files around to the door of Kolbe ' s office where the meeting is being held. Others jam the hall below. Doors of Kolbe ' s office open and he and the dean appear. Then other mem- bers of the faculty come out. KOLBE — What means this riotous disorder. FOSNIGHT, ROGERS and McADOO (in unison)— It means, sir, that we have come to tell you the wishes of the student body. KOLBE— Well, we are willing to concede some things to the students, what do you want? P ' OSNIGHT — Concessions won ' t count now. It is too late for that. Nothing but an immediate and unconditional resignation of all members of the faculty, except the ones we shall specify in this paper will be accejited. KOLBE — This talk is foolish. If we cannot talk business sensibly, 1 shall have to order you to disjierse. FOSNIGHT— Hold! Every student in the school is on strike. The whole town is aroused over this matter. If objectionable faculty mem- bers do not resign now, it will only make it harder for them later. You see before you the entire student body. Students (calls to mob below) — What do we want? STUDENTS — Their resignation. KOLBE (Looks worried) — I guess it ' s all up with us. Dean. DEAN — It ' s a severe dilemma, but I believe you ' re right. FOSNIGHT — Here, the ones of you whose names are affixed, sign this paper. It ' s your resignation. (Faculty gets ready to sign.) FOSNIGHT — Now one thing more. We nee d a new head for the college and we have selected one. Prof. Tuller, I have the honor to offer you in the name of the student body the position of president. STUDENTS— TULLER ! TULLER! TULLER! Yaa, Yaa, Yaa. TULLER — This is a very great surprise to me. It ' s very fine of you. 180 The Deans Dilemma — Continued FOSNIGHT— Do you accept? TULLER — It ' s yery fine. I shall be glad to accept. STUDENTS— Speech! Speech! TULLER — We have some very fine students here at the university. This is a very fine thing. FOSNIGHT — Three cheers for President Tuller. STUDENTS— Yaa, Yaa, Yaa. CURTAIN 181 D lary o f " ? " February 3 — Got off a pretty good stunt on the class this A. M. Unexpectedly dropped a test on them that was a corker. Few passed. Will flunk the rest next time. February 4 — Out of red ink! Februar} 8 — Posted a notice that the first eleven theme exercises would be due on the 9th. Have had a great deal of difficulty in making file theme requirements harder this year, but was fully repaid by the worried looks of the students when they read the notice. February 11 — Three men com|)leted the exercises. Will dock the rest 50 ' i . February 12 — Out of red ink! Held my own in argument with R. P. He was right but had to uphold my dignity. February 13 — Have completed my file of emergency examinations. Now, in case I should be taken sick, or die, my assistant has his instruc- tions to fire them at the class until a new |)rofessor is app ointed. Am pleased with the idea. February 15 — H. P. giving me trouble again. Have decided that he stands absolutely no chance of passing the course. February 17 — Have been complimented again by Prof. , on my original method of grading. So simple and yet gives the student no chance to get next. Will confide in you, my dear Diary, how I do it — " Size of student ' s hat, divided by size of his collar (if he wears one), multiplied by number of gold filling he has in his head. If he wears celluloid collars — bonus of three per cent. " February 28 — Out of red ink again ! ! ! March 17 — Department kicked on my red ink bills — told them I couldn ' t mark papers without using it. April 2 — Flunked L. O. She had only answered 47 of the 48 ques- tions in my last monthly quiz. April 7 — Feel better, (iave the class a list of 350 synonyms to look up. They didn ' t like it. April 11— Out of red ink! ! ! ! ! ]82 Fireside St ory " Grandma, tell us a story, tell us a story. " Grandma roused from her nap by the fireside, looked sleepily at the children on the floor at her feet. " But Grandma has told you all the stories she knows, " she remon- strated. " Tell us again " said the smallest boy. " Yes, " echoed the older boy and the little girl. " What shall I tell you again? " " Oh ! tell us the one ' bout the party when you went to school, " cried the girl. " Docs that suit the boys? " " Yes, yes, " was the eager answer. " Well, " began the grandmother, " Once upon a time when I went to school, we had a part) ' , a party for all the girls, but none of the boys were allowed to come. It was a dress-up party and we all wore funny dresses and pieces of cloth, masks you know, over our faces so we wouldn ' t know each other. The first part of the evening we danced and it was lots of fun guessing who everybody was. There were Indians there, gypsy girls, girls dressed in Martha Washington costumes and Quaker girls. " " And the clowns, " interrupted Bob. " Yes, and clowns. And I danced with one of those clowns, too. Pretty soon it was time to eat and we started pulling off ' one another ' s masks. But the clowns, the clowns, what do you suppose they did. There were three of them, all dressed alike, with tall caps. We had won- dered all evening who they were, they acted so funny and wouldn ' t say a word. And they wouldn ' t let us take their masks off, but tried to get out the door. But we girls just got around them and pulled them off " anyway. And who do you suppose they were, they were boys dressed like girls. Those boys were so fussed they didn ' t know what to do, but not any more than we were. And just then we heard yells and howls coming from the basement of the gym, that ' s where we had the party you know, and then we knew that some of the other college boys had known about the stunt and were waiting below to see how things came out. That about broke the party up, the girls ran for the dormitory, 183 Fireside Story— Continued leaving the gym and the feast at the mercy of the boys, which was just what they wanted. The next morning the Faculty lectured the boys severely, but all that term those fellows did nothing but laugh at us and tell us how good those " wienie " ' sandwiches and cake tasted that night. " (irandma had finished her storj ' . " But Clrandma, you forgot to tell us who those boys were, who dressed as girls. You always did before. " " Oh yes, children, that ' s so. Well you remember Judge (iritliths, wlio was here yesterday to see Grandpa, well, he was one of them, only then he was known as Jack Gritliths rather than as a retired Supreme Court Judge; and Rev. Penrose, who preaches to you every Sunday, children, he was one of tliem, tlien called " Bill " Penrose. " " And the other one? " asked the children eagerly. " Yes, the other one, he was your grandfather, as you well know. He was then " Eddie " Otis and no one thought he would be as successful in business as he has been. " The story was told, the fire died down, it would soon be time for the children to go to bed. 184 CO(v C ON — BITL i 185 vmir. WHO ' S WHO WHERE FOUND Burch Thomas In Telephone Booth Dort Quinlan At Cooke ' s, eating Sundae Wanda McConkey In Shaffer ' s Ford Swinehart On front steps Vj ' la Hudson In anybody ' s machine Carlton Among the analyne ions Josephine Van de Grift Studying in Library " Duke " Lidyard Anywhere Schworm Hunting a date in hall Vhh In Sturtie ' s office Ruth Cramer Among the men Ollie Henegan In front of register Gulick In Canton Kate Garver In meditation Leonard Among the girls 186 Rich — " Do you prefec bur- lesque to drama? " Jack— " Why, of chorus! " Early to bed and early to rise — and you meet no prominent men. Absence makes the marks grow rounder. Poker Ethics Darrah — " Let ' s quit while we ' re even. " Judge — " But we ' re not even. How do you make that out? " Darrah — " Why, you had all my money a while ago, and now I ' ve got all of yours. " I stole a kiss the other night; My conscience hurt, alack! I think I ' ll have to go tonight And put the darn thing back. Fossie— " I think (hie), that a street car hash passed. " Fish — " How yuh know? " Fossie — " I can shec its tracks. " Tuller — " Spring ' s coming early this year. " Joe — " Another one of those forced Marches, I presume. " " Do you know that Seymour has a capacity of one kilo-wat. " " Why? How ' s that? " " He asks 1,000 questions per hour. That ' s 1,000 w(h)ats. Get me? " Lukie — " That Tuller has such an academic look. " Duke — " That ' s due to the pupil in his eye. " The Five Ages of College Man All the school ' s a stage, And all the studes and co-eds merely actors. Shaping their lives at fashion ' s idle whim. And each one like the others plays his part. His acts being five ages. At first the Freshman, Worshiping blindly at the shrine of power, Burning the midnight oil and fearing tests. Whispering, with bated breath, " Fraternity, " O ' ercome with awe and fear by everything in sight; Then the Sophomore, with his pipe And self-sufficient ways, ferment- ing strife. Playing pool and giving not a damn What the next day may bring forth, cutting class. Laughing in the face of lectures; then the Junior, All absorbed in strange flirtations, breaking hearts. With sweaters, caps, canes, keys and megaphones. Eye ever open and alert for honors, considering always That insert in the Record; next the Senior, A hail good fellow, everywhere well met. But feeling very much his own importance. Exceeding Wise, looking down upon the mob beneath With sagely shaking head. Last scene of all. That ends this strange, eventful history, Is graduation and great oppor- tunity, Sans push, sans pull, sans bull, sans everything. 187 Psychological Momf:nt Fish — " How do you feel to- day? " Leonard — " I don ' t feel like my- self. " Fish — " In that case, lend me five dollars. " Henderson (proudly) - ' ' My mind is my memorandum. " Wife— " Oil, 1 see. Sort of a blank book. " Ollie — " How did the exam come? " Sam — " Oh, I staggered thru. " 011ie " Bar exam? " Ai.ack! Alass! I ' ve seen a miss Upon the street far u|) ahead, With form divine most hypnotiz- ing ' With flashing silks most tantaliz- ing. With beating heart I ' ve changed my pace And gone ahead to glimpse her face, ' Neath spreading hat I ' ve looked and said, " I ' ve seen amiss. " (iet away from me, boys, I ' m bad — get me — bad! Mertz — " I hear you have a new Job. " Stansfield— " Yep, I ' m a draft clerk now. " Mertz — " What sort of work is that? " Stansfield— " Oh, I keep the doors and windows shut. " Always The Way " Hey, Billie what arc you going home for, we just started to swim. " " Well, 1 promised mother I ' d get back in time to take a bath. " Floss — " So you danced with ' Bob ' at the party last night. " Minerva — " Yes — But how did you guess? " Floss — " 1 noticed you are limp- ing today. " The Smart Printer The proprietor of a printing establishment was in the habit of periodically descending to the press room and indulging in sar- castic comment. One of his visits was nearly due when, unfortunately, a youth em- ployed upon the presses appeared with a much discolored cheek bone, the result of a fight the night before. How to disguise the injury puz- zled him exceedingly, for he knew that should his employer notice it, his post would be lost and his character imperiled. Suddenly an idea seized him, and he daubed the part with printer ' s ink. Strangely enough, the proprietor chose that day for his inspection and, having gone through the room commenting on every de- tail, he suddenly pointed to the damaged youth. " Raise that young man ' s wages, " he cried. " He is the only person in the room who looks as if he had been working. " Roland (on the telephone) — " Say, Helen, would you like to go to our next dance — " Helen — " I should say I would — " Roland — " With one of our freshmen? " Helen — " but I have another date. " Osborne (rushing into store) — " Gimme a bottle of carbolic acid quick. " Clerk — " This is no drug store; it ' s a hardware store. But we have some fine rope, revolvers and knives. " The Sweetest Words The saddest words of tongue or pen May be, perhaps, " It might have been. " The sweetest words we know, by heck! Are only these, " Inclosed find check! " Cable — " Where did you learn to swim? " Whalen — " Why, I was a traffic cop in Venice. " Prof. Olin— " Tell us about the fall of Quebec. " Tibbie — " Well, professor, the English managed to get on the Plains of Abraham, during the night. The city was situated on a cliff, surrounded by three sides. " Ruttman — " She has a past. " Thomas — " Why doesn ' t she bury it? " Ruttman — " It isn ' t dead yet. " Daddy — " We have started a bank account for the new baby. " Uncle — " Sort of fresh heir fund, huh? " Azar — " What ' s your idea of hard luck? " Davis — " To take a girl out au- tomobiling and not have any en- gine trouble. " Motto — " To flunk is human, to ' get by ' divine. " 189 Uses of a Degree 1. Excellent for calling cards. 3. Very beautiful framed. 2. Stupifies and excites the com- 4. Always spring it when apply- mon herd. ing for a job or position. The Donor George and Ethel were married a few weeks ago and returned from their honeymoon to a ducky little bungalow garnished throughout with the usual valu- able but useless silverware and jewelry which kind friends shower upon the newly married. The day after their arrival two tickets for a down-town theater reached them, accompanied by a little scented note, bearing the simple message, " Guess who sent them? " They found it impossible to identify the donor, but never- theless decided to use them. At the end of a pleasant even- ing, they returned to their home to find the place stripped of every- thing. On the dining room table lay another little scented note bearing the legend, " Now you know ! " " What are the passengers look- ing out of the windows for? " asked a nervous lady as the con- ductor came through the train. " We ran over a cat, madam, " said the conductor. " Was the cat on the track? " she next asked. " Oh, no, ma ' am, " assured the conductor. " The locomotive chased him up an alley. " " Wanda is in a quandary. " " What ' s the matter with her? " " She loves music, but she needs physical culture " " Yes? " " But she hasn ' t time for both. " " 1 can tell her a way out of the difficulty. " " Indeed? " " Yes; just tell her to buy an accordion. " 190 ■AMMY 9 TO E BY KENNETH DAKRAH. 191 v ' iPcaB wma . Lucretia — " I wisli to ask a (fucs- tion about a tragedy. " Sturtic — " Yes? " ' Lueretia — " What is my grade? " Moore " Tis bitter cold with- out. " Guliek— " Without what? " Moore — " Without a coat, you boob. " Green purchased two kinds of onions for his garden, one strong, the other milder. " I named one Teddy, the other Wilson, " he said today, " but be- fore I planted them I got the morning paper and read Wilson ' s great message to congress. I ' m going to plant those onions right together now, and I am sure they will grow fine. " Prof. — What force has created all the grass and trees and flowers that you see about you? Aubrey — How should I know? I just entered here in February. Babcock — " We call the new prof. ' Brutus. ' " Jones— " Why? " Babcock — " He gives the most unkindest cuts of all. " 192 Gillen — " I need this course pretty badly, professor. " Von — " Hum ! that ' s the way 3 ' ou ' re getting it. " Sherman ' s Mu.itary Drh.l Old General Sherman told the truth, we know it mighty well. For military training has a little taste of well. The wav we all parade around in military drill. Would cause an army man to laugh, it even makes us ill. The commander opens up his mouth, but no commands come forth. So half the squads turn to the south, the others to the north. Old " double-quick " sure gets our wind, and as we pant and sweat, Wc vow no more to i)ull a i)ipc, or suck a cigarette. Ye gods! at morn when we arise, we ' re numb froiu toe to knee. And things will never be again, as things once used to be. Three times a week, we marcli until we think we ' ll die. Three hours in every week, hark to Judge and Guy. Calc. and old Mechanics were so bad as this. And when compared to marching, structures too was bliss. Our husky athletes just as well, must walk around and drill. When we get thru, they ' ll need no plow, our campus lawn to till. But after all, this stuff we do is not so awful bad, Tho when it ' s over, 1 tell you, we ' ll all be mighty glad. And as you see us march along, we ' ll all be sure to sing. Hah for the military drill, but — death, where is thy sting? we not " I hear Lefty has a costly suit on at present. " " Breach of promise? " " No— a Hart-Schaffner. " Here ' s to the freshman. So bright and green; Here ' s to the sophomore. So brave and bold; Here ' s to the junior. So good and serene; Here ' s to the senior. Who has grown old. Here ' s to the men. From whom the freshmen flee; Members of our faculty, Here ' s to their conscience. So wild and free; That always allows them To hand out a " D. " Here ' s to you all. Hail to each one; Here ' s to the school. That thinks of more than fun; Here ' s to those. Who think as we; Hurrah! for Akron University. Homespun H o m i 1 i e s — Gabe Toots sez : There ain ' t nothing less versa- tile than a pretty wonum. It ' s all in the bait whether you mean to go fishing, get married, siart a bank or keep on holding your job. Virtue may be its own reward, all right, but nobody ever heard oi it being offered a bonus. The millennium is going to stay right where it is just so long as nine-tenths of us is content to press the button, while the other tenth has to do the rest. The way of the transgressor is full of skiddings and front-end collisions. 193 I 194 CASES (OF CANNED GOODS) Peaches Nail— " Spike " Lucre tia — Jack H. Hardie — Wortman Frances Palmer — " Art " Vyla— " Pete " Marie — Geisinger J. Hardie — Richardson Turner — Penrose Sardines Norma — Santom Jonsey — Shea Rach— " Tack " McConkey — Shaffer Marshall — Swinehart Wortman — Christy Wiener — Burch McConnell — Sickler Shrimps Lois Kepler— La Verne Clark Tibbitts— Lidyard (?) R. Magennis — Boedicker M. Tanner— Wilson Ruth Cramer— Alvis Rowley— Motz " Floss " — George Peppers Ollie— Gillen Garver — Fox H. Shaffer — Palmer Mary — Bruce " Maggie " — " Dick " Weiner — Ruttman Cele— Whalen Why Worry? 1 love her, that is all, You know as much as I, I love her, that is all, 1 don ' t know why. Tve loved her ever since I caught her eye, Tve loved her ever since She passed me by. I ' ve loved her ever since She tied my tie, I love her, hang it all! I don ' t know why. Alvis— " There ' s no use in being truthful to a woman. " Foxie— " Why? " Alvis — " Well, because she never expects it. " " Is there any danger around this convent? " " Nun, Brother Josephus, nun. " They stood by the old well to- gether. Fat — " How shall we drink? there is no bucket here. " Dorothy lowered her eyes; when she raised them again they were full of water. All Gone Chick — " You used to say that there was something about me you liked. " Frances — " So I did. But you ' - ve spent it all. " Knowlton— " I ' m going to pro- pose for the last time. " (?) — " Well, then, you are going to be a bachelor. " 195 SENIOR CLASS The Biggest Liar John Knowlton The Lie — " Now you know I ' m not engaged. The Biggest Staller Marion Richardson The Stall — I ' ve got a lot of other things to do. The Biggest Flirt Sam Roth The Case — With Florence Tanner. The Greatest Ladies ' Man Joskph Shea The Ladies — Loretta Jones, Esther Olin, Helen Mallory, Katherine tiraham, Ruth Calvin. The Greatest Scholar Baldwin Santom The Study — Matrimony. The Greatest Politician Ray Mertz The Oflice — Dictator. The Greatest (irafter Perce Stansfield The Graft — Matching Pennies. JUNIOR CLASS Biggest Liar Reed Fosnight The Lie — I hate the Women. The Biggest Staller George Schworm The Stall — I ' m husy tonight, I ' ve got a date. The Biggest Flirt Francis Gileen The Case — Olive Henegan. The (ireatest Ladies ' Man Dike Lidyahd The Ladies — Innumerable. The Greatest Scholar Li cretia Oein The Study— Men. The Greatest Politician " Vic " Kendall The Office — Anything. The Greatest Grafter .- Dorothy TifiBiTTS The Graft — Trees. 196 SOPHOMORE CLASS The Biggest Liar .Seymour Wilhelm The Lie — I don ' t study very much. The Biggest Staller Burch Thomas The Stall — Engine Trouble. The Biggest Flirt Art Haley The Case — Edith Hollingsworth. The Greatest Ladies ' Man Pete Bu.low The Ladies — There ' s only one, and she ' s Vi Hudson. The Greatest Scholar Bob Christy The Study — The Dance. The Greatest Politician Earl Gudikunst The OfFice — Cheer Leader. The Greatest Grafter Leo Neufield The Graft— " Comps. " FRESHMAN CLASS The Biggest Liar Aubrey Davis The Lie — I can ' t dance. The Biggest Staller Walter Holmwood The Stall — I haven ' t time, 1 have to memorize the history of Canada. The Biggest Flirt Leslie Cooper The Case— With death. The Greatest Ladies ' Man Jack Griffiths The Ladies — Mary Mcllwain, Iva Frick. The Greatest Scholar - Rollani) Fox The Study— Cats. The Greatest Politician - Eddie Otis The Office— Jack The Giant Killer. The Greatest Grafter .Emerson Dunford The Graft— An Oldsmobile. ]97 Lukie— " Warm today, isn ' t it? " Louise — " I should say so, hotter than ' Dutch ' love. " " Why ' Babbie, ' how tired your eyes look. " " Yes, my dear, I rolled them so much this evening. " Why is Celc Wolf like a period? Because she butts in at the end of every sentence. Bruce— " I told father I loved you more than any girl I ' ve ever met. " Mary — " And what did father say? " Bruce — " He said to try and meet some more girls. " She (?) " What right did you have to squeeze mv hand? " Neufield— " The ' liberty of Die press. " Buth — " Please, were you ever a prize-fighter? " Bob — " What makes you think so? " Buth — " Well, you ' re always picking scraps. " Tack (gloomily) — " I haven ' t seen the sun for a week. " Perce — " Then cut out sleeping days. " Ellsworth — " This steak is like a day in June, Mrs. Bordem, very rare. " Landlady — " And your board bill is like March weather — al- waj ' s unsettled. " F a t h e r — " See here ! You ' ve spent -1 1,200 this semester and your report show s overcuts in every subject. This state of affairs cannot continue, and I want to know right now if there ' s to be any change? " Rundeli— " Well, I have thirty cents with me now. " Burch (in auto) — " This con- trols the brake. It is put on very (juickl ' in case of an emergency. " Blanche — " I see, something like a kimono. " Jonsey — " I think Bob dresses frightfully. Did you see how baggy his trousers were today? " Shea — " Sure. It was a sack suit. " Collector — " I came to collect for that— " Swiney — " I told you to come to- morrow. " Collector — " Yes, but you told me that yesterday. " Swiney — " Well, this is today; come tomorrow. " 198 c= 5. O. S. " Minnie " Schubert continues to yawn and say, " Oh, My Soul. " " Fossie " should worry if Chick Pfahls. Bill Penrose— " Good Stuff, " " Good Stuff. " " Swiney " — Make mine the same. " Tibbey " — Oh! Gosh! Mar ' Thomas— " Oh, that ' s spaghett. " " Foxie " — " Pardon me for breathing, sir, I won ' t do it again. " " Scotty " Bierce— " Purty nice. " Luke Brickley — " For instance. " " Floss " Tanner is President of the " Gum Club, " alias " Wax Club. " " Chick " Whalen ' s pet response — " Yes, I guess it is. " " Duke " Lidyard still insists on wearing that yellow shirt. " Goodness Me " Gudikunst, why the attempt at a lip-tickler. Don ' t " Hey " " Babby, " she ' ll tell you to put it in the barn. " ( ) " — " Fine Weather — very fine indeed. " " Wormzy " Werner— " O Gee Golly! " " Jonsey ' s " — " Dirty Bum " and Jim Shea ' s " Out side Bum " are quite similar, probably twins, but what can we expect of minds running in the same channel. Ira Poules — " Just take and do it. " " Dort " Quinlan— " Aw! now Fat. " Helen Mallory — " That ' s very nice. " " Dick " Kasch — " No thanks, not now — maybe later. " " Toby " — " How I hate myself. " " Ping " Boedicker— " Easy Buck. " Mary Magennis — " Oh Goodness! now stop. " Carl " Shaffer- 1 " Wanda ' " Why. " Lefty " Leonard— " On the Dead. " " Bob " Christy— " Oh, Gee Whiz. " " Cele " Wolf— " Really— tell me quick. " Howard Myers— " Golly, Louise, I ' ll be out on the farm till next Sun- day. " " Jack " Kennedy— " Ye Gods. " " Eddie " Otis— " My Gosh, you know fellows. " " Keppy " — " Go ahead, sec if I care. " Hazel McConnell " Good Morning Punch. " Sanie old stuff. 199 ' ' •Judge " Rogers— " At Culver, we did it like this. " " Dave " Darrali — " How niauy eards? " Arbie Carlton (following any question) — " Yeh! that ' s right, but in chemistry, they ' ed do it this way. " " Perc " Stansfield — You ' re crazy. " " Pete " Billow " La Petit Petie. " " Kutz " Carver — " Can you beat that? " Alta Stevenson — " I know, I know. " Richardson — " Let ' s do it. " Joe Shea— 5-10-15? Eleanor Marvin — " Ah! he won ' t take nie. " Sw igart — " Wat ' s ' e niatta you? " Katherine Crahani — " Come on, come on. " Marie Carrol— " Oh, Murder! " " Spike " i ()wse — The boy who never smiles. " Fossy " Fosnight — Julius Caesar. Ruth Cramer - " Lucretia, do love your wife? — kiss me. " " Feck " Kittleberger-- " Aw! I ' m sick of this place, I ' m going to Hono- lula. " 200 } ' He vyho Findeth a vvife, Findeth a Good Thing " He Who ' s. " " Good Things " Fat Waldsmith .Dort Quinlan Tack Mertz Rachael Fleming Jack Knowlton ( ?) Baldy Santom Norma Linney Arbie Carlton - Pauline Beach Joseph Shea Loretta Jones Perce Stansfield - Edna Mairet Clement Sickler Hazel McConnell 201 jyiaxims of Jyiethuse ah Chapter I. 1. The Maxims of Metluisclah, the son of Enoch: To know wisdom and instruction concerning women; to perceive the words of knowledge, whereby the damsels of his choice may be judged. 2. To give subtlety to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion in his loves. 3. For the days of my life are nine hundred, sixty and nine years. and I have known much women. 4. I counsel thee, make no manner of personal remark to a woman, unless, peradventure, thou wishest to hear it misquoted in thine ear for seventy and seven years withal. 5. Forget in nowise to speak of her new raiment; but remember also her attire of yore, when thou first met her. 6. A woman without humor is an annoyance; she is as the touch of wet velvet. Slie is as a cigar, whose wrapi)er is torn and the air leak- eth therein; nothing can mend her. 7. I say unto thee: it is easier lo find a pet fly in a butcher ' s shop, than a woman who can sharpen a jjencil. Cmapti:h 11. 1. I have watched her at her work in the cosy-corner, when slie said: Lo, for an hour have I made him to talk of himself; till he think- eth he is the best ever. 2. He shall send me flowers, precious confections, theatre tickets and much cab-fare. ClIAl ' IKH III. 1. Yea as fascinating as a loose tooth is a secret to a young maid. For she knoweth not whether to spit it out or keep it safe; yet she cannot forget it. 2. Better are two left hand gloves, than a man in the moonlight with the wrong woman. 3. A teasing woman is as a s([ueaking shoe, or as when one walketh on spilt sugar. 4. In the game of love there is but one law: Thou shall make neither thyself nor her ridiculous. 5. Verily, I say unto you, many a maid may be kissed in the open who, when her hand is touched under the table will cry: Nay, nay! 6. A woman findeth in her last lover much of her first love; but a man seeth his next-to-the-last love, always. 202 Maxims of Methuselah — Continued Chapter IV. 1. A woman beareth agony continually, yea, she smileth and con- cealeth her pain, yet if a man suffer, the whole city shall know it. Chapter V. Ten Signs of a Woman In Love 1. Son, if a maiden love thee, thou shalt appear handsome in her sight; she shall praise thine eyes. 2. She will accept all thine invitations; she shall have time in plenty. 3. She shall show thee her new raiment and ask thy judgment; and the gown which thou approvest not, she will not wear if. 4. She shall ask thee of thy mother, and thy sister; she shall de- mand a photograph of thy childhood. 5. She shall read the books that thou readest, she shall study thy taste. She shall know thy color and thy song; she shall remember the sugar in thy tea; and the lamb chop thou despisest, will she not offer thee. 6. She shall pick threads from thy garment. 7. She remembereth when she first met thee, and knoweth when thou hast last called. She laugheth at thy jests. 8. She knoweth thy neckties; she heedeth thine opinions and quoteth them to her friends. 9. She giveth thee foolish gifts; and she knoweth if thou usest Ihem not. 10. She readeth thy letters even when they are cold; she knoweth thy step w hen it is outside the door. Chapter VI. 1. A man is like unto a fort in a strange land, easy to capture, but hard to hold; but a woman of virtue is like an eel in a bathtub, not easily to be acquired, yet diflicult to lose. 2. A woman and a mouse, they carry a tale wherever they go. 3. There be three things which never satisfy a woman; yea, four which say not: It is enough. 4. Her photograph; and the fit of her raiment; a novel with a sad end; and the wooing of her lover. 5. Two things a woman saith on parting; yea, three speeches are necessary to her: 6. Lo, I have had such a charming time; and: It is so good of thee to have asked me; and: Now do come and see us. 203 I Written l)y a Freshman LE POISSON D ' AVRIL LA vSCfiNE La scene est dans nn pare, !e i)remier jonr d ' avril, ct .M. Le Jeune et une belle fille sont assis snr un banc jxirlant ardcmment. Pkksonnac.ks M. Le Jenne, sa femme, nne belle fille et nn tjarcon. M. LE JEUXE — Ma cherie, je ferais (|noi (|ne ce soit qne vous me demandez, si vons me donneriez senlement nn baiser delicienx. LA BELLE FILLE — Comme vons etes absurde ! ' ienx bomme, allez a la maison a votre femme. ' ous me faites prendre la cbevre. M. LE JEUXE — X ' otre belle voix fait briiler ma flamme. LA BELLE FILLE (Riant et Ini donnant nne tape a la joue) — Prisque il faut par charite je vons baiserai. UN GARCOX ( s ' approchant ) — Prenez tjarde, 1. Le Jenne, votre femme vient. Al. LE JEUXE — Allez vons promener! X ' ons ne pouvez pas badiner avec moi car je sais que c ' est le premier jonr d ' avril. (M. Le Jenne baise et baise la fille, et pendant qu ' il la baise, Mme. Le Jeune vient saisit J I. Le Jeune de I ' oreille, et commence a le souftleter vigoreusement. MIME. LE JEUXE — Scelerat! Coqnin ! Traitre ! Comment osez-vous le faire? Je vous ferai porter la peine de ceci. M. LE JEUNE — Je suis certainement le plus grand poisson d ' avril! 204 Gladys P. Weeks Registrar Rena R. Findley Librarian 205 Flouknck Havkkstick Secretary to the President Els IK GOODHAHT Secretary to ttie Dean of the College of Engineering 206 Fred N. Estelle Janitor and Engineer Reuben Dean Fireman 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 216 217 The editors are sincerely grateful to the following students for their assistance: Harold Alvis Josephine Cleaver David Darrah Kenneth Darrah Lloyd P llsworth Rolland Fox Inez P ' rederick Arthur Freeder Olive Henegan Richard Kasch Bruce McAdoo Miss Carita McEbright Clarence Motz Howard Myers Leo Meufieid Estlier Olin William Purdy Marion Richardson Miss Rines (leorg e Schworni Professor Sturtevant Nora Tobin Miss Weeks Francis Whigani Celia Wolf Emma Burger 218 219 220 piiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiniimiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiii; i Municipal University | I of Akron I The University Offers Courses in the Following Schools: BUCHTEL COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Regular four-year college courses leading to the degrees A. B. or B. S. A course in the chemistry of rubber. Combination courses with Ohio State University in law and agriculture. Combination courses with Western Reserve Medical School. Such combina- tion courses between college and professional schools save the student one year ' s time in obtaining both degrees. Arrangements of this kind may be made with most first-class professional schools in the country. Courses for the training of teachers are also given in co-operation with the City Normal School. THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Offers a five-year course in various branches of engineering and in business training on the Cincinnati plan (alternate two week periods in school and shop). THE CURTIS SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS Gives a four-year course of college grade in home economics. The sciences of chemistry, physics, botany, zoology and bacteriology furnish a basis for specialized work in the chemistry and prepa- ration of food, sanitation, dietetics, etc. THE DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL CO-OPERATION This department is not, strictly speaking, a teaching unit of the University. It does, however, give advanced students opportunity to enter practically into the activities of city work, such as chemi- cal, physical, and bacteriological testing for various city depart- ments, all of which is done by the University, also into sociological work in connection with the City Board of Health and the Charity organizations. THE EVENING CLASSES OfTer opportunity to employed persons to obtain college training in nearly every department of the institution. Address President P. R. Kolbe or Secretary G. R. Olin for Information 221 Pick Peck ' s Pictures Peck ' s Studio Made all the photographs for the 1917 Tel-Buch. If it ' s in the photographic line, Peck can make it. One trial will convince you. We carry a full line of Cameras and Supplies. Our de- veloping and finishing work done by experts. Studio 86 South Howard Street pLEASE mention the Tel-Buch when buying from our adver- tisers. It will be for our mutual benefit. 222 ' iiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiimiiiiiiMiiiiiiilliiilliiillllillinillillliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Ill iiiiiiiiiiiiiihi: i i iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiNi i iiiiiiiiiiiiiii ;iiiii£ Peoples Phone 5695 John W. Hood JEWELER Fine Diamond Mounting, Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairing, Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Silver- ware, China, Cut Glass Special Order Work in School Class and Fralernilv Pins Hutching-s F ' lowers For Every Occasion 274 S. Main St. Phone Service 30 S. Howard St. AKRON, OHIO AKRON FLOWER SHOP Compliments of Akron s Greatest Store The M. O ' Neil Co. ,.i niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiliiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii I mill iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiih 223 Sledge Hammer Blows! THE biggest hammer that ever a blacksmith swung does not deliver a blow as heavy as those your tires get hundreds of times in a few miles of travel. That cotton fabric ana rub- ber can stand up under such punish- ment is remarkable when you think of it. A blacksmith will tell you that the temper of steel can be spoiled by too much heat. Little wonder then that even a few degrees too much in tlie vulcanizing pits will ruin a tire by carbonizing the cotton. This re- sults in a tire that cannot stand the pounding of daily service. By the exclusive Miller method of vulcanization all the essen- tial oils and wax are retained in the cotton fabric. 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The Wadsworth Co, The Store That Sells ooltex 23 SOUTH MAIN STREET Fred L. Kolb Printing Go. Commercial and Job Printing SERVICE Peoples 5794 7.5 E. Mill St. Calendar SEPTEMBER, 1916 18 — Registration — Who ' s who? A good many are new. Z. A. E. smoker for freshmen. 19 — Registration again. Sigma Beta smoker. 20 — First classes — Absent. Forgot class. F retty poor. 21— Phi Mil spread. 22 — " Buchtelite mixer " for new students. Prof ' s taken for freshmen. 25 — Freshmen. Right this way, if you want to buy a chapel seat or catalog. 20 — Mrs. Thompson entertains women of college with formal reception. 28— Fall elections. 30 — Akron, 53; Baldwin Wallace, 0. Hear " Yea Akron. " Delta Gamma spread after game. K. K. G. spread after game. OCTOBER 3 — Lone Star entertained their alumni. 4 — I). G. spread. 5— Tests ' ? So soon? () — K. K. G. house party at Ruth Theiss ' . 7 — W ' ooster, 29; Akron, 7. Here. K. K. G. spread in rooms after game. I). G. spread. Sigma Beta held annual " Hermit ' s Fest " at Hotel Statler to celebrate Founder ' s Day. Men ' s Alumni held luncheon at Curtis Cottage. 9 — First snipe hunt. 11 — Grades out. Nut season. 12 — Phi Mu alumni dinner at home of Mrs. Dave .lohnson. 14 — Reserve, 14; Akron, 3; Luck. Here. K. K. G. spread. D. G. was entertained at home of Katherine Graham. Lone Star active chapter and alumni held luncheon at the house before Reserve game. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifmiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iim iiiiiiini " mmm i I!lllilllllllllinillllll!lltlllllllllll!llllllllllllll 225 Baseball Tennis Fishing- Supplies THE AKRON NEWS COMPANY 17 SOUTH MAIN STREET The Klages Coal and Ice Co. Dealers in Pure Artificial Ice Best Grades of Hard : and Soft Coal : PROMPT SERVICE Main Office: 39 South Summit Street CALENDAR — Continued OCTOBER— Continued 17 — Active and alumni chapters of Phi Mu were entertained at a wiener roast by Mrs. Max Read. 18 — Phi Mu spread in rooms. 20— I). G. Rushing Party. Sigma Beta men entertained their fathers at house. 21— Heidelberg, (i; Akron, 0. Here. Delta Gamma Rushing Party. Kappa Kappa Gamma spread. 23— K. K. G. Rushing Party. Z. A. E. Alumni Smoker. 27— Phi Mu Rushing Party. First Informal in gym. 28 — Mount Union, 26; Akron, 0. Bell 19 Ohio State 1019 226 £Liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mil I iiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiL- The First -Second National Bank OF AKRON A Bank for All People. Safe, Sound, Secure. :: Assets, $12,000,000 The Peoples Savings Trust Co. At Main and Exchange Sts. The love of money is a vice — The right use of money is a virtue. To use it you must have it and to have it there is no surer way than to save it through our Savings Department. :: :: :: :: :: :: iniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiir 227 I WILL S. KINCAID FRANK P. ROOT THE JEWELRY SHOP KINCAID ROOT PEOPLESPHONE IQ2 SOUTH MAIN ' - 656° ' ' 254-258 S. Main Street 0pp. Y. M. C. A. Akron Furniture Company Quality Furniture at Moderate Prices Courteous Salesmen at Your Service Pure Olive Oil is a woncliTful medicine, as physicians are now er gen- erally prescribing olive oil for various complaints, it is of interest to know where to obtain the pure article. Pure olive oil is an effective rem- edy for constipation, gall- stones and kidney stones, it is a great benefit in dyspepsia and liver complaint. You can obtain absolutely pure olive oil at Collins Drug ' Co. CALENDAR — Continued NOVEMBER he wiilei-ing 3 — " Frcsiiic " ii trougli. Inlonnal (lance in gym — Everybody there. The active chapter and pledges of Piii Mu and tiu ' ir guests were entertained at a dinner iiarty at the home of Marguerite Place, afterwards going to the infor- mal. 4 — D. G. spread in rooms. Akron, 14; Ohio Northern, 7. G— Freshn-ien, 13; Sophs, 0. 7 — Lone Star entertained their alumni at house. Wlio painted sidewalk last night? Freshmen? Guess again. ELECTION. 11 — Denison, 34; Akron, 6. Here. Kappa Kappa Gamma spread after game. 228 plllllinMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINtlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll BQSTONIAN ' S STYLE and QUALITY in every pair Expert Shoe Service SHUTER ' S BOOTERY Buchtel Hotel Building The Commercial Savings Trust Co. AKRON, OHIO 4% Interest Paid on Savings Accounts from Date of Deposit OFFICERS John Kerch, Pres. Charles H. Myers, Vice Pres. W. E. Pardee, Sec ' y C. R. Musser, Treas. W. C. Wohlwend, Ass ' t Cashier A. R. Ritzman, Ass ' t Cashier C. G. Davis, Mgr. East Akron Branch J. H. Stahl, Mgr. South Akron Branch CALENDAR — Continued NOVEMBER— Continued 12 — Z. A. E. observed Founders Day and attended St. Paul ' s Episco- pal church in a body. 14 — Senior, 18; Junior, 18, Football. Watch Sammy Roth. 17 — Sigma Beta smoker at house. 18 — Hiram, 34; Akron, 7; K. K. G. spread at rooms after game. 23 — F ' athers ' Party at Z. A. E. house. 24 — Kappa Kappa Gamma held luncheon at Stowe Tavern in honor of Mrs. P. R. Kolbe. 2.5 — Allegheny, 27; Akron, 0. 27 — Junior class parties begun. First one at Z. A. E. house. 28 — Smoker for alumni at Z. A. E. 29 — The National First Vice-Presi- dent, Mrs. Ralph E. Bailey, of Cleveland, Ohio, of Phi Mu Fra- ternity was the honor guest at a spread in rooms. Maurice A. Knight Manufacturer of Acid- Proof Chemical Stoneware, Acid Brick, Special Ware and Pipe Office and Factory, Kelly Avenue Bell Phone 1987 East Akron, Ohio TiilllHllliiilillllllilllllllllllllllllililliiiiliiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;! 229 giiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH Compliments of E. W. Chamberlin JEWELER q Clothes for Collegians of every type — From the lively fellows to the " Book Worms " — 324 South Main Street Just Outside the High Rent District THE HALLMARK STORE Smart Dressers of ) oiini) Men The I. S. Myers Co. STORKS: Main St. Also 915 E. Market Where (Jiiulilv Rules Bell 228S Peoples 1858 VV. L. STAUFFER, Proprietor Spicer ( Nieman White Motor Sales Co. All Kinds of Trucks for All Kinds of Purposes Dealers i n Fresh, Salt a n d Smoked Meats, Poultry and :: Sausage :: Bell Phone 286 Peoples Phone 1286 200 E. Market St. AKRON, OHIO 222 MILL STREET 230 I =L ' iiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiini:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:iiii:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH How would it seem not to have to worry about skidding or bother with chains? Wouldn ' t it add a whole lot to the pleasure in driving your car on Akron ' s hills and crowded streets? The new Mohawk-Keaton Non-Skid tire will do it — positively. We investigated it nearly two years before deciding to manu- facture it. Combined with the well-known Mohawk Quality it is a wonderfully effec- tive and economical tire. Sam S. Miller makes the tires. Our local branch at 32 West Market (opp. Hdw. Supply) sells and applies them, also sells gasoline, oil, patches, etc. The Mohawk Rubber Co. AKRON, OHIO Prospect ' Buick Company The Strand P ARAMOUNT ICTURES OPIJLAR PRICES 71 Bowery Street Peoples Phone 1294 Bell 2961 AKRON, OHIO Best Music iimiiniiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiii iiiii; iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiim iiiiiiiiiim iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiis 231 For Taxicab and Transfer Service — GALL— TheC. E.Mills Taxi- cab and Transfer Co, DAY OH NIGHT Peoples Phone, Union Depot, 1771 Bell Phone, Union Depot. 1.581 Established 1890 Capital Stock, $150,000 The Burt Mfg. Company Manufacturers of Oil Filters, Oiling Systems, Exhaust Heads and Ventilators Lan esl Mdnufacluri ' rs of Oil Fillers in llii ' WOrld Raincoats I N All Sizes, Styles, and Weights. Rair.coats Motor Coats Sport Coats Camp Blankets Ponchos Waders Rubber Boots and Shoes The M. F. Murdock Co. 196 S. Main Street CALENDAR — Continued DECEMBflR 1 — l)elt;( (ianinia s])rea(l in rooni.s. 2 — Lone Star dance at XXth Century Hall. Active niember.s of I). G. en- tertained at a theatre party- 4 — A Lone Star .i ivcs informal dance at [ ' arisii Hou.se. 5 — I). G. .spread. 7 — Pledge dance, of Z. A. E. at Por- tage Country Club. 8 — Woman ' s League Fair. 9 — Ellizabeth Votaw entertained active and akunni members of I). G. at her home. 13 — K. K. G. initiation at Rachel Fleming ' s. Alumni Chapter of Phi Mu en- tertained with a party for pledges at home of Ethel Dye. 15 — (;:hristmas Informal. 232 The Heepe Companj Flowers Akron ' s Popular Stove Store The Place to Buy Gas Ranges, Hot Air Furnaces and Kitchen Utensils 49 South Main Street Akron, Ohio THE May-Fiebeger Co. 14-16-18 N. Howard St. Kuppenheimer (§ Hirsh-lVickwire at Kramer ' s Clothing Store Second National Building Akron, Ohio Sumner Butter ' MADE IN AKRON ' ' Always Fresh .irtiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ;iiini!iiiiiii!iii 233 HiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniii General Office, 24 N. High St. Bell Phone 423 Peoples Phone 1423 Both Phones The Dickson Transfer Co. Transfer and Livery Dime Savings Bank ni. H. Kvans, Sec ' y and Treas. Baggage called fur and delivered to any part of the city General Banking Business Teaming and Baggage OHioe 183 and 187 Carroll St. C. U. Tel. 306 Peoples 1300 C orner Mill and Howard Streets Akron, Ohio Bell IMioiie l.iT.j Peoples Phone IS(ii) CALENDAR — Continued The Furnas Ice Cream Go. Manufacturers of Standard Ice Cream and Fruit Ices 42 N. Broadway Akron, Ohio DECEMBER— Continued 10 — Cliristnias Vacation bef ins. I). G. active and alumni mem- bers entertained at home of Ruth Kasch. 22 — 1). G. (Christmas Party in rooms. 23 — Helen Shatl ' er entertains mem- bers of I). G. at her home. Kappa Kappa Gamma Christ- mas spread. 2(5 — Z. A. E. Love Feast at Akron City Club. 27 — Active and Alumni Chapter of Phi Mu held annual Christmas part ■ at tiie home of Dorothy Work, Perkins Hill. K. K. G. informal at Anna Nail ' s home. 30— D. G. luncheon at City Club. 2.34 Dodge ' s " A Furniture Store Since ' o-t " The Akron Selle Go. Furniture, Carpets, Rugs, Draperies, Stoves, Dinner Sets, and Phonographs . ' . . ' . Auto Painting and Trimming CAIjENDAE — Continued High and Chestnut Streets JANUARY, 1917 -New Years. hath -And vacation passed. quickly Varsity, 36; 5 — B a s k e t b a 1 1- Alumni, 8. Phi Mu, Delta Gamma and Kappa Kappa Gamma all hold spreads in rooms before game. 7 — Sigma Beta attend church in body. 8 — .Junior class party at 2 B house. ll Prof. Lomax, of University of Texas, spoke in chapel, on " Cowboys and their Ways. " .Soph dance — Freshmen in- vited. 12 — Sophomore Dance. Akron, 36; Wooster, 20. 1.5- -.lunior class entertained F " ]ossie T. at her home. by 18 — Founders Day. Half unit of vacation. Founders Day banquet given by Faculty. Senior Ashton contest. l()_Akron, 28; Ohio U., 22. Classification second semester. 20— Akron, 32; Denison, 23. 22 — .Junior class party at Dorothy Tibbitts. 24 — Akron, 64; Kent Normal, 4. 27 — Akron, 46; Ohio University, 13. Delta Gamma and K. K. G. spreads in rooms. Phi Mu have sewing party in rooms. 235 Textan is the Sole for Hustlers Active, vigorous young fellows are quick to adopt TEXTAN, the Goodrich Fibre Sole. TEXTAN outwears leather. It stands up under the steady pound of the hardest w earer. It is flexible, waterproof — superior to leather in every w ay. TEXTAN Soles are now appear- ing on the most exclusive shoes. You can get them in black, tan, or white on the latest approved styles. Enjoy TEXTAN ' S great advantages on your next pair of shoes and have your old shoes repaired with TEXTAN. These Akron stores sell shoes with TEX- TAN Soles. Cossco Bootery M. T. Cutter Co. W. L. Douglas Shoe Company Friedman Bros. J. Koch Company Shumaker Shoe Co. Shuter ' s Bootery Jlny cobbler can TEXTAN your shoes. THE B. F. GOODRICH CO. The GOODRICH Sole for Shoes 236 | " " i:niiiiniii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiii i ii i iiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiii iiiiiiiniiii i i iim i iiiiiiiniiiiiii i niiiiiini n miiii niiiiiiiiini We extend a cordial invitation to visit our store and inspect a complete variety of WEARING APPAREL at all times. Stein-Bloch Clothing Florsheim Shoes The Dauntless Plumbing Go. Plumbing, Heating — and — Wiring Contractors Gas, Electric and Combina- tion Chandeliers The J. Koch Co. Peoples Phone 1560 Bell Phone 1841 212 S. MAIN ST. AKRON, 0. CALENDAR — Continued FEBRUARY 2 — Freshmen-Junior Dance. D. G. entertained by Dorothy Quinlan at her home. Akron, 38; Heidelberg, 3. Akron, 50; Ohio Northern, 19. 3 — D. G. spread at rooms. 5 — K. K. G. informal at Marvin Parish House. Second semester began. 9 — D. G. spread in rooms. Akron, 39; Wooster, 17. " Feck " 10 baskets 11 fouls. 10 — Akron, 55; Baldwin-Wallace, 11. 12 — Junior class party entertained at Whigams. 13 — Smoker at Z. A. E. house. THE Lyman-Hawkins Lumber Co. LUMBER and MILL WORK Bell 491 Peoples 1491 Office and Yard 440 S. MAIN ST. AKRON, 0. 237 gllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllm -BANK WITH- The Depositors Savings CS, Trust Co. Assets Three and One-Half Million Dollars -OFFICERS- G. C Dietz, Pres. A. H. Mallison, Vice Pres. C. M. Tyler, Ass ' t Treas. Chas. Herbcrich, Vice Pres. and Treas. Geo. VV. Merz, Secretary Walter Herberich, Ass ' t Sec ' y The Hardware Supply Go WEST MARKET STREET FINE LINE AUTOMOBILE SUPPLIES ELECTRICAL SPECIALTIES CUTLERY TOOLS Vou Can ' t Be in Business UNTIL YOU SEE The National Blank Book CS, Supply Co. 3J-35 N. Main St. Typewriters Safes Desks, Etc. S. G. ' s Portage Brand Coffee, Teas and Cocoa are the Best of the Good Ones SCHUMACHER GAMMETER AKRON OHIO 238 iiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ' .iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Wise People Buy Wise Furnaces Less Fuel, More Heat Made by THE WISE FURNACE GO. 240 Hamilton Building 15- CALENDAR — Continued FEBRUARY— Continued -K. K. G. initiation at Mary Magcnnis. Sigma Beta entertained Lone Star Fraternity at a smoker. 16— Case, 28; Akron, 11. 17 — Delta Gamma spread in rooms. 1!)— K. K. G. Rushing Party. Pro- gressive dinner. 20 — Minerva Schubert entertained for active K. K. G. I). G. Rushing Party. 21 — " Senior Prom. " 22— Akron, 28; Wheeling Y. M. C. A., 21. Akron, 34; Geneva, 24. 23— Grove City, 29; Akron, 28. 24 — I). G. members entertained by Hazel Putt. Phi Mu Rushing Party. 26 — Sorority pledge night. The Williams Foundry Machine Co. AKRON OHIO Auto Tire Molds, Vulcanizers, Etc. Everything for the Tire Maker and the Tire Re- pair Man. :: :: mlllimilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllMlllllllllllllllmilllllllll Illllllll Illlllll Illlll Illlllllllllll Illllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIII Illlllllllllllllll Illlllr. 239 Piping Rock Country Club Long Island, Nezu York. The Material Advantages of Goodyear Cords Many motorists tell us that once a man uses Goodyear Cord Tires on his car, he will no more go back to the fabric kind than he would to driving a horse. They say the additional comfort and ritiing-ease delivered by these flexible tires forever spoil one for the earlier stiff type. Perhaps they cxagtrcrate somewhat, out of an excess of enthusiasm; or a rain, perhaps not. Certainly Goodyear Cords are much spryer and li elier than ordinary tires. Rut e en if they were not, and were merely equal in comfort to others, there would still be reason for preferring them. For the extra mileasres they deli er, the extra speed they szi e your car, the extra distances they exact from fuel, the freedom from troulile they insure— these are material advan- tages of dollars-and-cents value. Altogether, they make the higher price of Good ear Cords the part of economy, and the tires themselves the quality product of the tire industry. Goody enr Thys, Heavv Toui-ht Ttihei ami ' Tire Sliver " ' AiteMoriri are eaiV t " i ' el from Good- year Serviee Station Dealrri rverywiiere. 240 3Uimiiiiniioiiiiuiiuiiiiiiijiiiiioiijiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!ii THE DIRECT LINE To the Cities and Lakes of Northern Ohio Cleveland Canal Dover Wadsv orth Akron Cuyahoga Falls Bedford Canton Kent Navarre Massillon Ravenna New Berlin Barberton Uhrichsville Strasburg New Philadelphia Kenmore O O Beach City Myers Lake Park Lake Brady Lakeside Park Silver Lake Park Springfield Lake Bedford Glens " The Dustless Way " The Northern Ohio Traction Light Co. CALENDAR — Continued MARCH 2— Akron, 52; Mt. Union, 24. K. K. G. spread in rooms. 5 — Marguerite Place entertains junior class. 9 — Akron, 31; Reserve, 25. D. G., K. K. G. and Phi Mu spreads in rooms before game. Lone Star active and alumni had supper at house before Reserve game. 11 — Active D. G. members enter- tained at home of Josephine Cleaver. 12- 13- -Picture bird. week — see the little by Ruth -D. G. entertained Wortman. 15 — I). G. entertained by Ruth Bil- low at her home. Lone Star entertained their Fathers at house. EAT AT Looker ' s Restaurant 75 SOUTH MAIN STREET LOUIS BROTHERS, Proprietors ' .iinnnpnnnniiiiiniiniiiiiinimmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiH 241 IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Young Men Just out of college, starting a business or professional career, should choose a well established, strong bank which offers the best of service and advice. We shall be pleased to aid any young man. The National City Bank Main Street Hatter Newman The Hat That Made $2 Famous Buchlel Hotel Bldg. Howe Hotel Bldg. Main and Mill 15 S. Main — Near Market CALENDAR — Continued MARCH— Continued 16— Z. A. E. Masciuc Ball. 17 — I). C. annual reunion at City ( lub for active and alumni members. 19 — Junior class entertained at K. K. (i. rooms. 22 L()ne Star gave smoker for Sigma Beta Fraternity. 23 — Informal Dance. 24 — Track, Indoor, Goodyear, 06; Akron, 35. I), ( " i. luncheon at City Club. I). G. entertained their alumni in rooms from 3 to 5 o ' clock. Katherine Graham entertained 1). G. actives at her home. 29 — Lone Star gave smoker for Zeta Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. 30 — Sigma Beta smoker at house. Akron, 8; Ohio, University, 3. 31 — Kathryn Otis entertained at tea the K. K. G. active and alumni members. Vacation. Easter. Marshall, 8; Akron, 1. 242 311111 iiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiii i!ii II nil I mil iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii. ' MAKE IT A Tit e totie VACATION When you get out the bicycle for your summer vacation trips equip it with Fire- stone tires. Thus will your vacation be a happier and cheaper one No fear of punctures to spoil the ride; no continual laying up of w heel in repair shop. There are three styles of Firestones and three prices, but in the construction of each the same aims are paramount — to give most miles and most comfort at least cost. There are three attractive color combina- tions, but only one tread — NON-SKID. lack Tread-Red Side Wall — A strong tire for heavy service. 3 ue Tread-White Side Wall— Lighter but foils punctures. Red Tread- While Side Wall — The handsom- est, most durable popular-price tire made. Firestone Tire Rubber Co. Akron, Ohio BUCKEYE MOTOR CYCLE CO. Corner Mill and High Sts. LOCAL DISTRIBUTORS 243 THE M. S. LONG COMPANY FLATIRON BUILDING Peoples Phone 5095 Bell Phone 2968 The Hammel Business College Cigars, Tobacco :: and News :: Distributors of D. M., Reach, Victor and Stall :: Dean Sporting Goods :: THE M. S. LONG CO. The oldest and most reliable. Operated and controlled by the present management for 15 years. Our students are given the first consideration with large business firms and therefore secure the best positions. :: :: :: THE PURITY STORE 6 SOUTH HOW HD Caterers, Candy Ice Cream, Baked Goods SHORT BROTHERS, Proprietors 71-73-75 S. Main St. AKRON, O. The A. Polsky Co. For 31 Years the Home of Better Qualities Better Values In Dry Goods, Ready-to- Wear, Millinery, Draperies and Luggage, Exclusively. 244 Hmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin Peoples Phone 2057 Bell 6006 BEYNON MOTOR SALES COMPANY THE CHANDLER LIGHT WEIGHT SIX 333 East Market Street AKRON, OHIO Cotrell CSi Leonard Makers of Caps, Gowns, Hoods For the American Colleges and Universities from the Atlantic to the Pacific Class Contracts a Specialty ALBANY, N. Y. CALENDAR — Continued APRIL 9 — Phi Mu Formal at Country Club. 10 — School again. Special Assem- bly (war). Lone Star entertained alumni at house. 11 — Sigma Beta entertained Zeta Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. 1.3 — D. G. Dance at Portage Country Club. 18 — Lone Star held annual banquet at Akron City Club. 20 — Sigma Beta dance at Marvin Parish House. 26 — Smoker at Z. A. E. House for Lone Star. 27 — Lone Star active chapter held formal dinner dance at Portage Country Club. (LActual Business College A school of the high- est standing devoted to the most intelligent service t o business and the greatest effi- ciency of the student. Prospectus on Request. aiiniiiniiiffliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiniiiiiiiii 245 N. P. Goodhue, President C. H. Cranz, Treasurer A. H. Noah, Vice President F. M. Cooke, Secretary Peoples Phone 1015 Bell Phone 1522 The Bruner- Goodhue- Cooke Cranz Agency Co. BUSINESS ESTABLISHED 1870 General Insurance, Real Estate, Loans, Abstracts and Notary ] ork. ]} e represent twenty-one large Insurance Companies with nearly $200,000,000 assets. Guarantee Prompt and Satisfactory Service. South Main Street and Viaduct Akron, Ohio CALENDAR — Continued CALENDAR — Continued MAY 3 — Smoker at Z. A. E. for 2 B- 4 — Informal dance in gym. 11- -K. K. G. Formal at Congress Lake. 17 — General Student Election. 24— Z. A. E. Stag Banquet. 25 — Tree Day. JUNE !) — Senior vacation begins. 11 — 15 — Final Examinations. 15 — Z. A. E. Fezzy Feast. 17 — Baccalaureate Service. 18 — Senior Class Day Exercises. " Junior Hop. " 1!) — Junior Ashton Contest. President ' s Reception. 20 — Commencement Exercises. Alumni Banquet. 246 Peo. Phone 4071 Bell Phone 71 Established 1875 The Billow Sons Go. Funeral Directors Auto Ambulance 118 to 130 Ash St. Akron, O. liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 247 The Varsity Barbers 1 Bell 3239 Peoples 2852 1 Main Auto 1 Supply Go. Sanitary Efficient Distributors for Mitchell Grant Six SERVICE IS OUR MOTTO i Service Station and Show Hooms Dan Welker Bros, e nSl-S South Main Street Corner College and Mill Streets Phone us for a demonstration The Class of 19 is is Sincerely Grateful to the Advertisers for Their Support 248 piuiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiii iiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii INI iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii II II mill iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iimi iiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiii i niiiiiiin i iiiiiii|i| Printers LitnograpKers Bookbinders Engravers Electrotypers Loose Leaf Devices HIGH GRADE CATALOGS HIGH GRADE LITHOGRAPHING Offset Printing a Specialty TKe Commercial Printing and LitKograpKing Company yj Complete Tlanl AKRON, OHIO Up-lo-Uate CQuipmrienl iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiininfiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 249 COOO Oi» Odo oO »6f O O 5: « e oe . 1 » - o e o « s • 250 i ) %- ■3 12 30 2010 T 217950 4 50 00 I a.


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