University of Maryland College Park - Terrapin / Reveille Yearbook (College Park, MD)

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( . 5TONE B RAKER PR. El J or R O S BALTO. MD. llPw6 I90I Reveille. ©©©o Clear upon the air of morning Break the rh ' thmic l)ugle calls, Pealing forth their notes of warning, Up and down the college halls. II. Calling everj ' man to duty Back from Dreamland ' s borders, where All around is rest and beauty — Back to dailv toil and care. III. So we sound a note of warning To our brothers, every one. Who are idling through the morning Of the century- just begun. IV. ' You must now be up and doing, " Thus our Reveille speaks to all, ' Still achieving, still pursuing. Ere the clouds of evening fall. " V. You must not in idle pleasure Waste the present — if you do You will miss the priceless treasure Life has now reserved for you. VI. Hark 1 our l)ugle note is falling. Clear and sharp, upon the air; Haste, your duty now is calling,- Meet it noblv evervwhere. Editoridwl Bodwfd. ©0©© F. V. McDonnell, Editor-m-Chief. !K !!« !W Departmental. Class and Historical. Athletic. H. C. Whiteford. J. T. Hardisty. Humorous. Whiteford and McDonnell. Literary. Rossbourg Club. F. V. McDonnell. W. W. Cobey, Jr. ?K «! !t Board of Manag ers. W. W. Cobey, Jr. , Business Manager. J. T. Hardisty, Assistant Business Manager. Preface, j j j Another year has passed away and we in turn, greet you, with pleasure, by presenting this book. The Board of 1901 respectfully requests all readers to receive this book in the same spirit which moved us in our work. We wish it understood that this book goes forth to our friends with good will towards all and malice towards none. We have endeavored to treat each and every-one alike — to spare no one — if we have offended anyone, in any manner, we are truly sorry, and can only humbly beg pardon for the offense. Within these covers will be found a record of all the prin- cipal events which have happened at Maryland Agricultural College during the college year of ' 00- ' 01 and in such form as to be at once recognizable to people who are familiar with college life. We cannot hope to plea.se all; but we ask you, dear reader, not to criticise us too .severely. Could you have done better? Compliment us if you can. Encourage those, who have done their best, by your patronage. We patiently await your verdict. Yours truly, 1901. ■ ■ f w TO OUR FRIENDS AND TEACHERS, THE FACULTY OF MARYLAND c! i AGRICULTURAL C OLLEGE, 5) « «!s THIS BOOK IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY THE CLASS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND ONE. f Fd culty. ©©0© R. W. Silvester, President. Professor of Mathematics. Vice-President. J. C. Scantling, Major, U. S. A. Commandant of Cadets. H. B. McDonnell, B. S., M. D., State Chemist and Professor of Chemistr3-. Harry Gwinner, M. M. E., W. T. I . Taliaferro, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Professor of Agriculture. Thos. H. Spruce, A. M., Jas. S. Robinson, Professor of Languages. Professor of Horticulture. C. O. TOWNSEND, Ph. D., Professor of Pathology and Botany. Henry Lanahan, A. B., F. B. Bomberger, B. S., Professor of Physics and Civil Engineering. Professor of English and Civics. Samuel S. Buckley, M. S., D. V. S., Professor of Vetenar} ' Science. Henry T. Harrison, Principal of Preparatory Department. Chas. S. Richardson, Director of Physical Culture and Instructor in Elocution. H. P. Gould, M. S., J. H. Mitchell, M. E.. Prof essor of Entomology. Assistant in Mechanical Engineering. R. H. Pond, M. A., Assistant in Botany. Assistants in Chemistry. J. R. Laughlin, W. S. T. R. Chough, B. S. M. N. vStraughn, B. S. Geo. S. Edelen, B. S. J. P . RoBB, B. S. C. G. Church, B. S. T ) 1)C a|)pointc(l. N dedicating this, the fifth volume of the Reveille to the faculty of Maryland Agricultural College we do so feeling that the old maxim which says Jiu " Honor where honor is due " is the best and to f them we present this book as a token of remem- brance from the smallest class which has ever yet passed beyond the walls and jurisdiction of the grand old place. While it has been the custom heretofore to honor some special member of the faculty in this manner. We have departed from the old and bro- ken paths in this as in a great many other features of the book and we sincerely hope our departures will merit the approval of all who may perchance peruse its pages, we also hope our departure in respect to dedication may be continued by those who may, in the future, be called upon to perform the duties connected there- with. At the present time our faculty is composed of twenty-two men, whose pictures are presented on a preceding page. These men represent five complete courses which are open to any young man wishing to devote himself in that line. Our relations with the entire body has been most pleasant and profitably spent and to them we owe much. We are truly grateful for the interest they took in us and we hope, if at any time we gave them trouble or annoyance by our eccentricities, they bear no malice towards us. We hope the time is near at hand when the State at large will realize what a noble institution their State College is and give it the support it so much deserves. Calendar for 190O-I901. Fa..ll Term. September 20-22 Entrance Examinations. September 24 Monday, 9 A. M. College Work Begins. October 12 Friday, Meeting of the Board of Trustees. December 21 Fall Term Ends. December 14 Friday, Meeting of the Board of Trustees. December 21, noon, January 2, noon Christmas Holidays. Winter Term. January 2 Winter Term Begins. March 8 Friday, Meeting of the Board of Trustees. April 3 Winter Term Ends. April 4, noon, 9, noon Easter Holidays. Spring Term. April 10 Spring Term Begins June 1-14 Final h xaminations. June 14 P ' riday, Meeting of the Board of Trustees. Jiuie 16 vSunday, Baccalaureate vSermon 4 P. M. June 17 Class Day. June iS Alumni Day. June ig . . ■. CouHnencement Day, Exercises 11 A. M. 10 Std ndin£( Committees of the Pdwculty. AMUSEMENTS. Prof. Buckley. bombergkr. Laughlin. Mitchell. ROBB. Price. Edelen. ATHLETICS. Prof. Richardson. Harrison, bomberger lyANAHAN. ROBB. Mitchell. Church. ALUMNI MATTERS. Prof. Bomberger. Buckley. Robb. Straughn. lyAUGHLIN. Mitchell. GOUGH. EXAMINATIONS AND PROMOTIONS. Prof. Spence. Taliaferro. Harrison. McDonnell. Bomberger. GWINNER. SCHEDULES. Prof. Gwinner. Spence. Taliaferro, townsend, McDonnell. Lanahan. DISCIPLINE. Maj. Scantling. Pres. Silvester. REVEILLE. Prof. Bomberger. Buckley. Straughn. LIBRARY. Prof. Spence. McDonnell. Bomberger. Gwinner. COMMENCEMENT. Prof. Harrison. Spence. Bomberger. Taliaferro. Richardson. SOCIETIES. Prof. Richardson. Bomberger. Straughn. Mitchell. Buckley. SANITARY AFFAIRS. Dr. Eversfield. McDonnell. Owens. Buckley. CLASS DAY. Prof. Spence. Taliaferro. Bomberger. Richardson. Mechd nical Engineering, ©©©© FEW weeks before this article was commenced, the writer saw on one of the pages of a technical journal the following : " Wanted. — Several good mechanical draftsmen ; graduates of technical schools preferred. Address Shinkle, Harrison Howard Iron Co., E. St. Louis, 111. " " Wanted. — A man between the ages of 25 and 35 to super- vise the inspection of raw and finished parts ; must have good education ; college or technical school training preferred ; also some practical mechanical experience ; salary $800.00 to $1,200.00 per year. Apply or address Employment Bureau, National Cash Reg- ister Co., Dayton, Ohio. " The first was inserted by the largest water pipe foundry in the West, and the second by a company having capital stock of $5,000,000. These advertisements show that the engineering world is beginning to ap- preciate the products of the colleges. I desire to state at the outset, that this article is intended to be a personal plea to those young men having a fondness for engineering — either civil, electri- cal, mechanical or mining. If these branches have a fascination for you, don ' t permit the ideas of difficult studies, long periods of work, soiled hands, or the easy life of a mercantile or bank clerk, or book-keeper, deter you from pursuing the necessary routine of work for such professions as these. As the writer is interested in mechanical engineering, and as this college has a growing department, it was deemed proper to touch on this subject for an arti- cle in " Tiiic Reveille. " What is this .sort of an engineer, anyway ? Who should learn it and what salary does it pay ? How is it to be learned ? What is the best wa - of learning it? Wliat are its advantages? The.se are legitimate questions, and are likely to be asked by any thoughtful young man who is to make his way. An engineer in the true .sen.se of the word means " One wlio uses tlie laws, forces, and materials of nature in the design and execution of works, including structures and machines. " A mechanical engineer is the man who brings the 12 theories of physics that are taught us, in practical and daily uses by building en- gines or labor-saving appliances, or producing anything in metal that can be cast, rolled, pressed, machined or tooled into shape. A very good example of mechanical engineering, and a very familiar one, is the locomotive. Another, and one on a larger scale, may be seen in the planning and development of the great steel works of the Maryland Steel Company, at Sparrow ' s Point, Md. If a young man, seventeen or eighteen years of age, thinks he would like to go in for this sort of business and has during his boyhood, taken particular inter- est in the construction of anything he came across from a wind mill to a leaden steam engine, or dynamo, and has supplemented this thirst by going out of his way to see all kinds of things at work, and has spent his Saturdays hanging around some machine shop and foundry, or has been the principal actor in pick- ing up an innocent looking bit of black iron in some country blacksmith shop after school hours, it is safe to say he has that investigating spirit which is of primary importance in engineering. How is it to be learned? Well, one way is to put in an apprenticeship of four years, at the machine business, with some engineering firm to secure the practical details of the business, and spending the evenings and other leisure time, in se- curing the necessary theoretical knowledge. Another way, and quite an excellent one, is to enter a school of engineering and pursue the regular four year course; supplementing the theoretical and prac- tical instruction by working on Saturdays and during the sununer vacations with engineering establishments, as is now often being done. But as to the best method of learning, and of what it .should con.sist, has led to endless discus.sion among educators and engineers. That is, should the educa- tion be purely a theoretical one ; without any practical training — except a few laboratory experiments, or .should it be one in which the practical has been con- sidered on a par with the theoretical. It is well to divide this into three stages and to consider each. First — the purely theoretical stage, in which practice, or application of prin- ciples, has no part. vSecond — the semi-theoretical, in which the application is taught of theoretical truth to practice, and lastly — there is the actual instinct in the art it.self, the theoretical ])eing judiciously mixed with the practical. As an example, take the consulting engineering, or mechanical superintend- ent of any large establishment. If he is of the first mentioned stage, his work is likely to look most beautiful on i)aper, but when being constructed, it is often found that some of the work is to be of such .shape that it is impossible to con- struct, and in this way often wrecking a bu.sine.ss. He may l e of the cla.ss in the second stage, where his principles are correctly applied and the work successfully executed; but at such cost as to leave no mar- gin for the company. As stockholders do not i)ut their money into a business for 14 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AS PEOPLE SEE HIM. love of the business, but for profit, there is likely to be trouble and some one may perhaps be without a position. If he is of the class composing the third stage — that is educated in the prin- ciples and the carrying out of the same in the actual construction of such as illus- trate these, or by the solution of practical problems and applying them so far as possil)le ; instead of spending the time in the solution of problems which can never have any practical value, he will obtain the sort of knowledge which will be of use to him in the planning of work, to estimate its cost — which includes the time, labor and material. To tell if a machine is doing what it should, and, if not, to be able to locate the fault and correct. The engineering schools of today are doing a noble work along the lines of combining the practical with the theoretical. The same mathematics are taught as formerly, but taught in manner so that the student sees the real value of it. Industrial drawing is taught as before, but along the lines and on such problems as the student is likely to encounter after leaving college. Applied mechanics is taught so that the problems have a real meaning to him. He now knows that if the driving wheel of a locomotive, or stationary engine, goes beyond a certain number of revolutions, the centrifugal force will be so great as to destroy the wheel, and that no wheel can be constructed of sufficient strength to withstand this force ; unless the force is limited. This is a cold sort of world, so learn thoroughly what you attempt. You will .soon learn that 3 ' ou are to be paid for what you can do and not for what you know. Engineering does not mean simply the ability to put lines on paper, to repre- .sent .something, to survey a piece of land, to execute a piece of machine work within one one-thousandth of an inch, or to calculate how much water will flow through a pij e in a certain time. The.se aie merely elementary. If you will take a catalogue containing an engineering course and turn to the outline of the course, you will notice subjects which appear to ha -e no bearing upon it. The investigator says " I don ' t .see why I should learn french, german, civics, economics or history. " " How will the - assist me in earning a living ? " The.se subjects are for the purpo.se of giving what is known as a liberal edu- cation. It is true the engineer of todaj- must be a si)ecialist — that is to concen- trate his efforts along certain lines — but he should have that sort of knowledge which will enable him to take a broad view of any sul)ject. But why .should the would be engineer know all of these, including analytics and calculus ? Why not ])ut him in the shop and let him learn to chip, file and to operate the various machines? That is the projier thing to do if the object is to make a machinist, or producer, out of him. But a new light is beaming now, which casts the shadows spelling the lines " The cultured mind, The .skillful hand. " 16 Manufacturers are beginning " to realize that something else besides manual dexterity is needed in the leaders of their establishments. Ability to read human nature, tact; realizing what is due from one human being to another, and deter- mination are some of the qualities demanded of those filling executive positions. A broad, or liberal, education aids one greatly in learning these. As to some of the advantages of the profession. It is independent. The salaries range from $i,ooo to $10,000. An engineer ' s attainments are so varied, that if the avenues in one line of business are filled, there are others to which he may turn. He is not hampered like a clerk or book-keeper. Drafting, machine work, teaching, mechanical expert, salesman, and even marine engineering are some of the lines along which employment may be secured. Engineering plants are thickly studded from Maine to California and from the Great lyakes to the Gulf, so the field of operation is large and the opportunities great. Young Reader, if you have the fondness for this sort of thing, and will be satisfied with a moderate income, by all means learn engineering. I know of no other business, or profession, which will afford 3 " ou so much satisfaction and profit for the amount invested. Harry Gwinner. 17 Cobey. C " LM and serene as you find " en:, Olt er by far than his years, Blessed with a good store of knowledge, Ever at ease he appears — 1 es, by his charms he endears. Hardisty. High in the heavens he rises, y nd high in his cla.ssniates ' esteem, Rolling the foot-ball score upward Di ring his work on the team: In all things polite and obliging, Sweet on the ladies we fear — Tl i i the man whose cognomen You find in the capitals here. i8 Whiteford. ©©©© VlI LING to work for his honors, Having no aim but the best, Interested much in the ladies — These are his ' ' haven of rest ' ' — t ver on hand about meal time, f oraging even at night Over the college for " goodies " — Really this fellow ' s all right, Do ' vn in n ' s heart he ' s all right. McDonnell. 0©©© McDonnell ' s a mighty good fellow, Charming in manner and looks: During his time at the college Only pursuing his books; Never much given to folh ' , Never a dut} ' he ' ll shirk; J very inch a mechanic, Laboring long at his work. Long o ' er his masterful work. 19 Cldwss of 1901. Motto: — " Pauci Sed Multi. " Class Colors : — Navy Blue and Cadet Gray Class IW .-— Hobble! Gobble! Biiig! Bang;! Bung! Hoia! Hoia! Nineteen One! Class Officers. l»« !»c William Wilfred Cobey, Jr., President. John Thomas Hardisty, Mee-President. Fredus Vance McDonnell, Seeretary and Treasurer. Henry Campbell Whiteford, Prophet and Historian. Class Roll. »« l»c Dc W. W. Cobey, Grayton, Md. J. T. Hardisty, Mitchellville, Md. F. V. McDonnell, Altoona, Pa. H. C. Whiteford, Whiteford, Md. 20 K L, ' -d 0 A DIED ? N ' C J- ' TOTn. t hi cia-ss ' , Ho I . Br ' x do rt. JDxjulcunc ij- F ' o ?o wel L. Nirx iriye r Peters. Pey tore. TR xxjs s cLL FtcLh • 5c ott. ■ytr W. COBEY, Jr., Major of the Mary- land Agricultural College, Cadet Battalion, and Commandant of the Laurel High School Cadets was born near Grayton. Charles County, Maryland, December lo, 187S. While still quite young he showed remarkable tal- ent, especially along the lines of agricultural pur- suits and investigations. He received his earlier edu- cation at Friendship Acad- emy, where his abilities were first recognized. In September, 1897, he entered the Freshman class of The Maryland Agricul- tural College, and has since devoted himself to the agri- cultural course. He has taken great inter- est in all college affairs, par- ticularly in a social line, and is now recognized as the " ladies ' man, " of the vSenior class, and it is a stormy da ' when he is not, at some time or other, seen busily engaged explaining, to some fair maiden, the ele- mentary forms of plant life. On accotmt of his rank and i)opularit - with his fellow students he was made cla.ss president, and on accoinit of class standing he is to be valedictorian of the class of 1 90 1. He has also proven a successful manager for the P ase-l)all team, and, in a great measure, to him ])elongs the credit for the Team ' s Southern tri]). He is Business Manager of The ReveillE and President of the Maryland Agricultural College Athletic A.ssociation, Chairman of the Progrannne and In- vitation Connnittees for the June Ball. He has taken some interest in literary wcjrk, and is President of the Morrill Literar ' vSociety. At the present time he is a candidate for the Inter-Collegiate Oratorical contest of the Jstate of Mar •land. 1 OHN T. HARDISTY, • Captain of Company B, first saw the light at M itchellsville, Prince George ' s Co., Md., March 23, 1883. He received his prepara- tory education at Frogpond Academy where he gradu- ated, with high honors and distinction, on June 10, 1 896. In the Fall of ' 97 he en- tered the Freshman Class and gained distinction by leading his class that year. He is a member of the Classical Course and has al- ways been noted for his stu- dious ways, but like many Classical Course men, never tires of telling about the dif- ficulties of his course. He has not studied as much as usual this year and therefore not so high up in marks as formerly. No reason can be given for this unless, it is perhaps, he is in love. He has always taken great interest in athletics and played full back on the foot ball team of ' oo- ' oi. He is, at the present time, playing centre field on the base ball team. He is President of the Ro.s.sbourg Club and Secretary and Treasurer of the Athletic Association. His literarj ability has never been questioned and he is President of New Mercer Literary Societ} and has been elected as Senior Orator by his class. He is President of the June Ball organization and A.ssistant Business Mana- ger for the Reveille. John promises to be a con,spicuous figure in the Senior Track Team of 1901 and is sure to win his lap in the Relay Race. 23 p V. McDonnell. Captain Company C. The subject of this sketch was born and raised on a large stock farm in Flor- ence, Washing-ton County, Pa. Born on the luck) number seven in the month of May, and in the year seventy-eight. He was a student at Frankf ort Springs Acade- my, where he fully decided to pursue his present line of work. He entered the Sophomore class of Maryland Agricul- tural College in September, 1898, and took up Mechan- ical Engineering. He is distinguished as being the only musical member of the present Senior class. He is a -vio- linist and a soloist. He is noted for his good disposition and read - wit. His Irish ne ' er failing to j -esent itself on every occasion. On account of his literary abilities, he was made Editor-in-Chief of the Reveille, and his capability of filling this position is fully exemplified in this book. Also he is vSalutatorian for the class of 1901. Mr. McDonnell has ne ' er boarded inside the college l)uil(liug, and to this fact is due that he has never taken any acti ' e part in athletics. Although an ardent supporter of .sports of all kinds he has never been connected with any of the ball or track teams. He howe -er has a record as a wheelman. He is Secretary and Treasurer of the June Ball organization, and Chairman of the Arrangement Conunittee. 24 «ENRY CAMPBELL WHITEFORD, Cap- tain of Company A. And it came to pass that on December 23, 1880 near Cambria, Harford Co., Md. there was born into this world a new being and he was christened Henry Campbell, alias " Dick " and the child grew and showed much understanding. He had raven black hair and was fair to look upon. Now when he ' as at first young he attended the pub- lic .school in his own neigh- borhood a n d w h en hi s father ' s prize cherry tree was cut down by some v - lain and he was accu.sed, he replied " Father, I cannot tell a lie, I didn ' t have any- thing to do with it. " He now entered the Delta High School, where he won great favor in the eyes of the fair sex. In the Fall of 1898 he entered the vSophomore Class of Maryland Agricultural College and has since .shown a great interest in his work which is agricultural pursuits. At the present time he is devoting much time on a work he is going to have published on " How To Make Farming Pa}- Without Work. " Mr Whiteford has shown much ability in athletics, both as a manager and as an athelete. He was Manager of the famous Foot Ball Team of the Fall of 1900 and is Captain of the present Ba.se Ball Team and also a worthy third ba.seman. He is Secretary and Treasurer of the Ro.ssljourg Club and a very popular and accomplished society man. He is Prophet and Historian for the Class of 1901. He is also Chairman of both the Floor and Refreshment Committees for the June Ball. " Dick " is one of the mo.st popular young men at Maryland Agricultural College and has the .student body as well as the entire faculty for his friends. History of the Class of 19OL ©©©© T HE work of the Class of 1901, as a Class, is nearly completed. For the last time it is my duty to present to } ' ou a record of her deeds for praise or censure. We have nearly reached the goal toward which we ha ' e been striving for four long years, and soon we will begin the sterner work of life, conscious that we leave behind a record which will be an example to future classes and one of which w e are justly proud. When twenty-two of us entered this institution as Freshmen in 1897, we could perhaps imagine what it was to be a sophomore or perhaps a Junior, but we had only a very vague idea of what it was to be a Senior, or of the responsibilities resting on him who had been fortunate and studious enough to attain such distinction. On the 19th of September ' 99 seventeen of us reported to duty but before the close of the -ear this numl)er had dwindled to seven, all of whom returned to take up their Junior work. During this year our class suffered the loss of one more member, and our surprise was still greater when we returned here as Seniors and found but four members of our original twenty-two to enter into the final year. On account of the small number of our present Senior Class, the responsi- bilities which have fallen to our lot are greater perhaps, than on an - previous class. Principall - along military lines has this deficiency in numbers been felt; but with few exceptions everything has passed along as smoothly as in past years. One mark of di.stinction which the Class of 1901 leaves behind it, is the adoption of the United States Army Cap for Commissioned Officers. K •en in our Junior year we felt the need of more of a distinction between the officers and privates; so with approval of our President and Conunandant the new Caps were adopted, and that this was the proper thing to do, the unanimit - of opinions has a.ssured us. To the Class of 1901, belongs the honor of originating the College Pin. This is a flag pin on which are the Maryland Colors. Our Cla.ss has done her .share in athletics and what was lacking in cpiantity was made U]i in ([uality, we have furnished men for l) )th the base l)all and foot ball teams. 26 We look Ijack to the commencement of 1900 with both joy and regret; joy in so much that we knew we were soon to be Seniors, the omega of our college course, sad for the reason tliat we knew we were soon to part with our school- mates and instructors, perhaps never to see many of them again. And now the year of 1901 has gone and with it many a glorious throng of happy dreams, and there comes over us the sad feeling that we have passed our last year as students at the Maryland Agricultural College. We keenly feel the sorrow occasioned by the fact that we are about to part with our classmates, and our schoolmates, man - of whom we have learned to lo -e as brothers, but remors- less Time, fierce .spirit of the gla.ss and scythe, what power can stay him in his silent course! But in parting there comes to us the stronger feeling that we must " be up and doing, with a heart for any fate, " and with a long deep sigh we .step down from our place here as Seniors to take up our battle in the world, for we know she is waiting for us to come and claim our portion of her dominion, and so we bid you a sad and last adieu. May our career be crowned with succe.ss, dcsen ei, continuous, everlasting; and may our beloved Alma Mater soar aloft to honors ever new, to fame more la.sting than a monument of bronze. HiSTORI.VN. 28 .i%.jm v«. ms m m i ! ' - ' ' --- ' ■■ ' i f--Br-: , ' EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AS HE REALLY IS. The Cl ss of 1901. ©©©© Dear cluiins of inine, do you recall, When college had l)cgim The gladness of that glorious fall, And how we spent the " nion ? " The days of cheer the days of lieer. The davs of zero one. Sweetheart of mine do you recall, When first my heart ou won, There were no lights in Chapel Hall, But, oh, such loads of fun ? Those da3 ' S of spark, those days of dark, Those davs of zero one. And Captain " Dick " do you recall. The night at set of sun We met, when each had made his haul. Where vineyard pathways run ? Those days of scrapes, those dav-s of grapes, Those davs of zero one. Now class mates all, do you recall How " Judge " would froth and foam, The joy we found in teasing him, When he was far from home ? The days so dear, when naught we feared The daj ' s of zero one. 30 Good friends of mine do you recall, How " Dick " was w on ' t to glide Into the ' Ville on a balmy eve, With his loved one by his side ? Those days of moons, those days of spoons Those days of zero one. And learned Profs, do you recall How " Limber " used to ride, Around the hall vvnth many a fall A pon} ' called his pride ? Those da ' s are past, the}- cannot last Those davs of zero one. But Students all do 3 ' ()u recall How " Mc " his tale did tell, How " Judge " would try to hide his mirth And always have a spell ? Sometimes when free, just think of me Of the class of zero one. Dear College old, ve now are told Our four 3 ' ears course is done. And yet the follies I recall I would not have undone. Those days when youth, came seeking truth The davs of zero one. It was, in truth, a strawberry path, vineyard is used merely forsake of euphony. 31 il » f t » 1 l l f f f nI Nf t l Ndi ' V V |j ' Stf ' l Prophecy of 1901. OR years we have retained in our family a most peculiar little stone, which tradition claimed was possessed of supernatural powers, but try as we might it was impossible to discover the true history of the stone, or to ascertain what peculiar potency be- longed to it. On one side of the stone, which is round and flat like a die, are several Egyptian characters, l)ut the significance of these had not been brought to light by the careful research of six generations of my ancestors. Some time ago while reading a l)ook written in the remote past by some Eg3 ' ptian philosopher, I chanced to see a reference to some magical stone which had belonged to one of the Pharoahs, and which was supposed to give to him who used it aright the power to forsee the future. From the description of the stone, I was .struck at once with the .similarity it bore to the .stone in my po.s.se.s.sion, but the old writer did not explain how it was to be used in order to produce its peculiar power, and to place man in po.s.session of future knowledge. For days and months I experimented with the .stone, using it in every way imaginable, but obtained no satisfactory result. It occurred to me that po.s.sibly some .specific knowledge must be desired, some particular revelation in order to have the magic stone operate successfully, so I determined to wish for the future of my cla.ssmates, and concentrated my mind upon the one hope that the future lives of my classmates might be unfolded to me; but try as I might I produced no unusual manifestation. I could not find out the conditions under which the .stone would exhibit its latent power. I knew that I po.sse.s.sed the means of acquiring a most marvelous gift — that of prophecy — but what to do to the stone to make its peculiar influence effective, I could not l)y any means determine. One night, after repeated experiments with the magic stone, I lay in bed holding it in my hand trying to solve the mystery, when I became drowsy and placing the .stone for safe keeping under my pillow, fell asleep. Thus, by accident the necessary conditions were secured. My dreams proved to me that it was only nece.ssary to sleep with the .stone beneath my head. 32 I had solved the mystery which for months had baffled me. Of course, I did not reahze this until I had waked in the morning, but then it was all clear, I had wished for a knowledge of the future lives of my classmates, and in my dreams of the night the whole future, as it related them, was revealed to me. I dreamed I stood upon the shore of a boundless sea, with nothing around or about me save the water and the sand; and as I stood there alone, a figure sud- denly appeared before me as if having arisen from the waves, the figure stood by my side and pointing over the mighty waves said: " This is the Sea of Eternity, and in the bosom of the waters are mirrored all the past and all the future acts of those who live, who have lived and who are to live on the earth, look, and you may behold the life-picture which 3 ' ou desire to see. " Looking out on the sea I beheld the gray- walled college building of Maryland Agricultural College and saw therein my classmates and myself. Here in this room, just as we are to-night, and all our past lives and all our future lives were there reflected on the bosom of the waters in a succession of pictures, marking our whole existence, from cradle to the grave. As best I can remember, the pictures I will show you, taking up the lives of each. The last picture showed me a death-bed scene and grief stricken faces of friends. These I will omit, speaking only of those which were bright and pleasant to dwell upon. The first picture that presented itself to me was the familiar figure of Cobey, hard at work in what I recognized to be one of the Departments of Agriculture in Washington and as I gazed upon this picture I knew that our Major ' s hopes of entering the Department had been fully realized. How happy he looked. As busily engaged in his investigations he did not appear to notice anything around him. On a closer investigation of the place I glanced over his book shelf where my eye was at once arrested by three mammoth volumes, all by W. W. Cobey, Jr., B. S., M. S., F. R. S., of U. S. A., Scientific Investigations. The picture began to disappear, farther and farther it became until finally it faded from view. A new picture appeared to ni} ' sight and I saw him in a foreign country, which I knew to be Argentine Republic, and by his surroundings I saw that he was at the head of the National Department of Agriculture. He had a small armj of assist- ants and he directed the affairs of his department with a firm and steady hand. He looked older, somewhat gray, but still happy, and as I looked a woman appeared at the doorway. She was tall and slender and had coal black eyes, I recognized at once in her a typical South American beauty. My old school- mate looked up from his desk, and I saw at once by the pleased expression and affectionate meeting that she was his wife. Soon appeared a fine looking, dark- complexioned little man about six 3 ears of age and I heard the words " come to papa, Whiteford ' " and I saw that my old friend still remembered me and although I had not heard of him for twelve years he had given his first boy my surname, and at this point the picture vanished. 33 I called out to know something of Hardisty and there, at once, arose before me the scene of a student surrounded with law books and papers, in fact the typical picture of a student buried midst the intracacies of Blackstone, of Pepper and Louis, and of Parsons. The picture changed, I saw him standing before a jury, I saw the prisoner in the box, the tears of distress and the agony of dispair depicted on his sad and broken countenance as he thought of the everlasting shame and disgrace that was upon him for a crime -of which he knew nothing. I saw the passionate bursts of eloquence from him who defended the accused. I saw the jury wa -er, I saw the foreman rise and heard him address the judge; ' ' Jiid. ' e, your honor, we have unanimously agreed, not guilty. ' ' I saw a flash of jov in the prisoner ' s eye as he came forward and clasped the hand of my old friend and all the people of the courtroom marveled among themselves and said " Who is this man. " A third picture appears and I see him again, lecturing on languages in the Montana University and I thought how changed a scene this is from some I have .seen in which he was chief participant at Maryland Agricultural College. The lecture finished, I .see him drive away in a fine carriage driven by his own coach- man and having outriders in livery. Again the .scene changes and I viewed him on his magnificent stock farm Avhere he appeared to take the greatest delight in his ponies, and there appeared to be a mutual trust between them for they ran to him as soon as he appeared and followed him wherever he went. But here the .scene changed and a great picture was spread open before me I saw McDonnell working as chief draughtsman for a might} ' manufacturing com pany and before him were the drawings of a quadruple expansion marine engine of his own design. He handled them in a manner that at once .showed him to he a master of his subject. Nothing escaped his eye. I saw the monster ship waiting for her machinery; I saw him superintend the plac- ing of that machinery and noted with what great care every part was put to its place. vSuddenly it grew dark and then the lights again came and I saw a new .scene I beheld a man bu.sy in his office in a i)art of the large building bearing the mode.st sign " The McDonnell Locomotive Works. " I recognized at once in him the same who years ago told all the latest stories, and how we u.sed to gather around him at Maryland Agricultural College, eager with expectation and never disap])()inted in hearing him tell, in his witty manner, the latest joke. P en now as I saw him bus - directing the giant works bearing his name he showed the twinkle in his black eyes and I thought to myself, " Gone but not forgotten. " Again the scence changed and there appeared the last member of that famous class of 1 90 1 and this was Whiteford, he was in Geniva at one of the large uni- versities, .studying Pathology. As I looked I saw him climbing over the Aljxs, off on a tour of inspection of the forest trees. The pea.sants stop to look at him as they ])ass for the - have heard of his wonderful learning and if ])erchance he 34 speaks to them they are deUghted. He speaks their language perfectly and learns much of their simple life. In the last picture I see him in his own private office acting in the capacity of State Pathologist of New Mexico, like the rest of his classmates he has been successful, and has become an absolute necessity in New Mexico. I see a class of college students at a German University studying Pathology and in their hands they carry text books by H. C. Whiteford, State Pathologist of New Mexico, author of Fruits and Fruit Trees of Switzerland. A Treatise on the Fungi of Live Stock, How to make Hens Lay, etc., etc., and the picture vanished. The moon shown brightly and the waves splashed up over my feet and I was alone. Prophet. 35 Wo. €! • • of 1902. ©a©© Colors: — Old Rose and Royal Purple. Motto: — Palma non sine Pulvere. W .— Hickety ! Rickety! rah! rah! Rhu! Hocum! Slocum! nineteen two! Officers. John Darby Bowman, Thomas Baddeley Symons, President. I ' iee- President. Francis Henry Peters, Secretary and Treasurer. Luther Eugene Mackall, Historian. Roll. John Darby Bowman, Hyattstown, Md. Horatio Knight Bradford, Washington, D. C. Joseph Coudon, Jr., Perr}ville, Md. Samuel Porter Darby, Selhnan, Md. William Samuel Kendall, Towson, Md. Arthur Rosco Hirst, Cambridge, Md. Harry Nelson Lansdale, Damascus, Md. Luther Eugene Mackall, Mackall, Md. Robert Laurie Mitchell, La Plata, Md. Francis Henry Peters, Wesley, Md. Evert Clari-: Palmer. Washington, D. C. Thomas Baddihjcy Symons, lia.ston, Md. John Irvinc; Wisner, Baltimore, Md. 36 Uij ' tory of the Clz j j of I902. 6©0© HOW short a time it seems since we began our career as students of the Maryland Agricultural College! Yet in realty it has been nearly three years. At that time we were Freshmen and need I recite to you again the troubles which naturally came to us from the Sophomores? No. I shall simply say that we received our dues as Freshmen and I think took them in good part for we realized that our Sophomore year must come. We began with a very promising class of thirty-two members, four of which, by hard training succeeded in getting on the foot-ball team and in that sport did honor not only to the class of 1902, but to our alma mater. In short time (although it seemed an age to us) Thanksgiving rolled around. Most of us partook of the privilege thus offered and visited our respective homes and as a matter of course, spent a very pleasant, but seemingly a very brief holi- day. This pleasure was soon followed by Christmas and again all of us spent a pleasant fortnight. A very short time after we returned we found that our first examinations at College were upon us, but these we conquered without nuich difficulty. From this time to the beginning of baseball season, time hung heavily on our hands, there being no outdoor sport to attract our attention. However when the long-looked-for season did arrive, we were ready with our full quota of men for the team. This season the team was a ver}- good one and doubtless would have won the championship of the State and District of Columbia, had it not been that just before the decisive game was to be played, three of our best men were com- pelled to leave College. Despite this fact however, we were beaten by only one run. vSpring soon developed into vSiuiuner and we found that our second and final examinations for the year were at hand. We were not so successful in these as we had been in the previous ones, but most of us succeeded in passing the ordeal. Now the ])leasures of Conunencement were at hand — pleasures indeed they were — examinations all over and nothing to worry us, in fact, nothing to do but 3« enjo} ' ourselves. These few days at sport were soon over and we went to our homes, each one to enjoy himself in his own way. These three months passed by only too quickly and we were soon called upon to resume our duties at the Maryland Agricultural College, this time as Sopho- mores indeed, but our number was sadly decreased. Four new men joined us this year, Messrs. Coudon, Lansdale, Wisner and Woolf, making a class of twenty. Although our number was few this year, we showed up fairly well on the athletic field. One of our men was awarded the medal for being the best tennis player in College. We also carried off .several medals at the track meet, besides having several men on both the football and baseball teams. Our lessons were very much more difficult this year than they had been the previous one and we felt the effects of it very materially for at the end of the year we found ourselves with only twelve men. We .spent our second summer very pleasantly and returned this year feeling fully competent to take up the work of Juniors. We had but two men on the foot ball team this fall, one at which Peters was the captain and recognized star player. The third year of our College life is nearly now at an end and we see staring us in the face the duties and responsibilities of Seniors. May we all take them up and go through with them in such a manner as shall be a credit not only to our cla.ss but to our Alma Mater. Historian. 39 The Last Car. ©©©© II. Out amon; the " rass and clover, Where Cadets and others dwell, Are the homes of the surhurbans, " M. A. C ' is there as well. O, we love it ! Yes, we love it! Country quiet, town near-by ; Independent, and so healthful Have to shoot us — we don ' t die. III. There ' s the trolley I Now I ' m ready. Invitation for 3 ' ou to Don your dress suit, patent leathers, Silk umljrella, outfit new. IV. " Rain, " you saj- ? " Well, let it rain, sir, Some folks make a jjrcat to do. What I A trifle keeji a ' ou home from Alusieal and supjier too ? " VI. Hail the cjir, were almost to it. That electric whizzing by. " How ? " you sa_v " am I to do it Light a ])aper wave on high. That car gone ? " — then hail another, Matches In- the boxful try. Wet as water " did ' ou say, sir? Your umbrella ' s in mv eve ! 40 VII. VIII. Catch it 1 Catch it ! Run to catch it, Exercise is Avhat 3 ' ou need. While you serenade it wildl} ' , Off it goes with double speed. Down your proud back stray the rain drops. As you climb in number three, Dispositions nearly ruined, Pitv ' tis ! But has to be. IX X. You are late ; a vocalsolo, Greet 3 ' ou as you near the door. Keep up heart, she ' ll soon be through it ; Then vou listen to some more. Dining-room ! O this will nerve me, Salad, o ' sters, olives too ! And the girl I -want beside me. Never mind what I ' ve been through! XI. XII. Up comes Greeny-, pale-faced, pope3 ' e, Whispers — " Last car " in my ear, " Hustle, Grass3 ' , sa3 ' good night, man ! Sa3 ' good-b3 ' e, get out of here ! " " Last car leaves in just two minutes, We must run or we are left I " " Cannot do it ? " — " You will have to ! " So we start with movements deft. XIII XIV. Yes, we go and leave behind us, All those things that looked so ' Tis such fun to run a car down. In mv present hungrv mood I rood. Then, next week vour friend says — " Grass3 Lets to town and have some fun ; There will be a game of euchre. And a king prize to be won I " 41 XV XVI Jolly game — this .traine of euchre, And you ' re told that 3 ' ou ' re ahead; Stars clapped on to show you ' re winning, " Two more games " your partner said. Two more stars, £uid -ou will win it; Win that first ])rize, mighty fine I But a shadow falls liefore you. From the table next in line! XVII XVIII Greeny whispers, — " In a minute, Last car leaves us, did you know ? ' And you answer, while you shuflle — " Let her go to Jerico ! " " Last car leaves, man! Do you hear me ? " Then you rise and smiling, say — " Lovely time ! The prize ? Don ' t want it ! Just for fun is wh} ' I playl " 42 A Tribute from the Under Cld ssmen. I We land the deeds of heroes, The chosen one ' s of fate, Whom history ' s page in ever ' age Proclaims as good and great. ii We praise the mighty statesmen. And cheer, with one accord. The warriors great who saved their state By power of the sword. Ill The great of every nation, Who bear the worlds renown, We all would greet with honors sweet And give the laurel crown. IV But of the great immortals. Of those who ' ll never die, Of those whose name is linked with fame In earth and sea and sky — V Of those who ' ll shine forever With the brightness of the sun. And far transcend all other men. Is the Class of Nineteen One. 43 :0 M Class of 1903. e©6o C ass Colors: — Blue and Old Gold. ' C ass }? .— Rah! Rah! Ri! Rah! Rah! Ri! Heigho! Heigho! Nineteen Three! Cl ss Officers. Edmund DuVal Dickey, President. Ralph Hamblin, Walter C. Ort, Secretary and Treasurer. Preston L. Peach, Historian. 1 ' ice- President. Class Roll. jje !je 5 r Jas. B. Anderson, Deal ' s Island, Md. Norman Bouic, Rockville, Md. Geo. N. Cairnes, Jarrettsville, Md. John P. Collier, Ellicott City, Md. E. DuVal Dickey, Baltimore, Md. I ' hiMoxs B. DuNB.VR, Buffalo, X. V. L.vurenceM. Ewell, Baltimore, Md. JosHU.v G. Ensor, Belfast, Md. I ' -Xocii F. G- RN?:r, Rosar ille, Md. Ben ' j W. GatCH, Gardenville, Md. R.VLPH H.v.MBLiN, Wango, Md. Irvino C. Hopkins, Hall ' s Md. Henry Loker, Leonardtown, Md. J. M. M. TTHEWS, I)ulaney ' s ' alley,Md. Rob ' t B. Mayo, Hyattsville, Md. J.vs. Merritt, Easton, Md. Geo. V. McCo.mas, Linger, Md. vSniON B. NiciiOLLS, Germantown, Md. Walter C. Ort, Barton, Md. C. LViN Page, Frederick, Md. Preston L. Peach, Mitchellville, Md. Edward P. Walls, Barclay, Md. Joshua N. W.vrfield, Florence, Md. J. H. WiLLL MS, Iviston, Md. 44 ,H-iHHWrifH History of the Cld ss of 1903, « » f t H well do I remember, it was in the mild vSeptember, and each sad uncertain Freshman glided through the College door. We were thirty-seven in number. Thirty-seven bo}-s who had come to the conclusion that it was time for us to prepare for our future welfare. Let me pass lightly over the time between September and Christmas which was taken up mostly in hard studying and the laying of a firm foundation for four years work. Chri-stmas came near bringing wdth it the anticipation of its joys and pleasures, crowding out all other thoughts of work, for a week beforehand. Of course all of us went to our respective homes, and were then w ell repaid for the hard studying we had done. Then we came back and after pining a short while for home got down to hard work, remaining so for five months, our efforts were well rewarded by an entrance into the Sophomore class. The most of the .spring w ' as taken up in ba.seball and I can truthfully .say that we were well represented in that line of Athletics. Then came the thirteenth of June when all of the students were released from their work and allowed to go home for a long vacation. As " Time and tide wait for no man, " the three months .soon flew by and we found ourselves once again inside the walls of Maryland Agricultural Col- lege, not with the fear and trembling of a Freshman but with the bravery and fortitude of a Sophomore. Our class had decreased from thirty-seven to twenty- seven and we once again .started our work w hicli was harder than that of the pre- ceding 5 ear. Foot ball first broke the monotony of study and it was with all the voice that our class could collect that we cheered our repre.sentatives. I eft guard, quarter back, right guard, left tackle, left and right half back, who always came off with the honors of any game in which they were engaged. Soon the Thanks- giving holidays came and we went home to enjoy the fe.stivities of that day after which we returned and began to prepare for our first examinations as Sophomores. The.se came off one week before Christmas and I can proudly say that all but one or two .succeeded in pa.ssing, then we went home and regained our .strength which had been lost in the preparation for the examinations. But that holiday did not last long and soon we found ourseh-es again at the same old thing— study. Neverthe- 46 less after a short spell of homesickness we got down to hard work, but the work- ing order of the class was broken now not by a holida}- but b something that caused not tears of joy but tears of sorrow — our President left us. For three 3 ' ears he has been President of his class First — Preparatory- — Freshman — Sopho- more and he was loved and respected by all of his class mates and all who knew him. He was our best representative in Football and Baseball and as an officer he was unsurpassed. When he left us he was first Sergeant of C company, which was a rare thing for a Sophomore. It was a long time before the class could get over the loss of him, but as " Time cures all things, " we started our work again and kept it up until the close of the course which was hailed b} everyone with great joy. Soon after this the Base Ball season started and out of our band there were four who did credit to their class. Again the school work was brought to a close by the appearance of the Easter holiday ' s and we all went home to enjoy that long looked for festival of the Spring. But of course we soon came back and took up the last reminant of Sophomere burden. We pushed on toward Junior honors which were received by twenty boys eager to follow the steps of the class of 1902, not as a class but as obedient ser ants. Now classmates let all rally around the banner of the white and the blue and sally on with the intellect of Webster, the arm of Alexander, the heart of Napoleon to the height of our am- bition — the Senior class with this motto — 47 Class of 1904. ©o©© Co o s : — ' iole:t and Maroon. )(■ .■ — Hi yackety yak! Hi -ackety yor! Yackety! Yackety! 1904! Class Officers. Thos. C. Bryan, President ROBT. J. Meikle, Vice-Presiden t. Carlisle Kehoe, Secretary. L. C. MCCUBBIN, Treasurer. Leon Broch, Historian. Class Roll. »(»« i»« Edward Brown, Lakeland, Md. Harald Burnside, Hyattsville, Md. Thos. C. Bryan, Centreville, Md. Leon Broch, Havana, Cuba. Geo. Calderon, Lima, Peru. Calderon, Lima, Peru. Joseph Candamo, Lima, Peru. Mortimer Carr, Hyattsville, Md. Cartwright, College Park, Md. John C. Cockey, Gwynnbrook, Md. Rich. P. Choate, Randallstown, Md. Lewis Crvikshank, Cecilton, Md. Thomas Cruikshank, Cecilton. Md. Ira Darby, Gaithersburg, Md. T. P. Deaner, Hagerstown, Md. Gilbert Dent, Mitchellville. Md. Bert. Elgin, Brunswick, Md. James Elgin, Brunswick, Md. Emmitt Ewell, Ewell, Md. J. H. Gassaway, Darnestown, Md. Leo L. Wentwort Thos. A. Gurley, Burch, Md. Percy Grey, Glyndon, Md. Allison L. Hall, Allegheny, Pa. Fred. A. Jones, Beallsville, Md. Jno. R. Lewis, Clarksburg, Md. E. Mayo, Hyattsville, Md. Walter Mitchell, La Plata, Md. Thos. B. Mullendore, Trego, Md. L. C. McCubbin, Washington, D. C. Levi Price, Jr., Hyattsville, Md. Pythagoras W. Ralph, Beltsvillc, Md. E. Ralph Sasscer, La Plata, Md. George L. Sincell, Oakland, Md. Joseph M. Street, Rocks, Md. Chas. W. Thornton, Taylor, Md. J. McLeod Turner, Taylor, Md. Eddie J. Underwood, Accokuh, Md. Harry W. Watts, Beliar, Md. Hugh F. Watts, Belair, Md. Fletcher O. Webster, Baltimore, Md. 11, Washington, D. C. 48 Hi rtory of the Cla of 1904- ©©©© T was a bright day during the fall — that season of the year in which " mother nature, " seems to prepare herself for the sever- it - of the winter, — when about thirty-five boys arrived at Col- lege Station, on their wa - to the Maryland Agricultural College. £ r- Feelings of mingled fear and hope filled the heart of every CM| one as they viewed the veneral le-looking structure. At la.st, V after a half mile tramp, they arrived at the college and after a kind reception b - the President, they were showed to their re- spective quarters by the Cadet Major. Once that the examina- tions had been taken, they began to put their rooms in a better .shape and to prepare for the hard ta.sk which lay before them. Their first night was a night of varied emotions, but it pa.ssed as everything passes on this terres- tial ball, and the bright morning with her perfumes and l rilliancy came to en- lighten the hearts of those, who for the first time had spent a night at Maryland Agricultural College. A week passed and after that, another and they found themselves surrounded by books and work. Meanwhile the Foot Ball .season had come and oh how proud is " 1904 " to say that four of her members were representing her on the team and that, ever - one did his duty ! With Foot Ball and fall sports, the time .sped away and soon here was Thank.sgiving — as an oa.sis in the mid.st of a desert. Many of our members went home to spend the.se few days of recreation. But like all pleasures, they soon were gone and the boys soon found them.selves back at Maryland Agricultural College refreshed and happy. The time pa.s.sed pleasanth-, but alas! an ob.stacle came in our way; that ob.stacle which is feared b - all the students, the exam- inations. They pa.ssed by heroic effort and I am glad to say that very few of our members were left behind. The next day came on Christmas was here, yes, Christmas, that .sea.son of the year dedicated to home and the Lares; that season in which everybody seems to be happy, had come. Our members went home to enjo - the .short .season. Christmas passed and the twentieth century came to find us again at the old jilace. Ihit what a change had been wrought in my cla.ssmates. In the face of each of them there was ])ainted a resolution — tho.se who were back had resolved to be good, and tho.se who were good had resoh ' cd to be better. The monotony of the winter was broken by the Fourth of March — the day of the Inauguration of the President of the United vStates. The Maryland Agri- cultural College Cadet Batallion march into Washington and covered itself with glory b - their excellent drill and discijiline. 50 Soon the beautiful Spring was here and with the vSpring its Athletics. Nineteen hundred and four was specially distinguished in Base Ball. Five of our members joined the team and there work was magnificent. But, while we were directing our attention to the Base Ball, the examinations came to disturb us again. These did not seem so terryf -ing to us as did the former ones, and the majority of us made excellent records. Easter with its flowers came, and home we went to enjo} ' the happy season. We were now in the midst of the Base Ball season and I must say that some of our members made a most enviable record. Our attention was also given to the Track Team, and there also man}- of our members were distinguished. The final examinations were here — this is the final struggle — the decisive battle. The goal at last was reached and most of our members were converted from timid Freshmen into dreaded Sophomores. The happiest season came — the Commencement exerci.ses, which were enjoyed very nuich by all of us. Now Classmates let us join hand and hand under the violet and maroon flag and march steadil} ' forward until the end be reached. ' ' Labor omnia vincit. ' ' • Historian. 51 What They All Mean. ©©©© V is for Anderson, so mild and so meek. i- " tor Bradford, with plently of cheek. C is for Condon, who to the ' ' ille doth sneak. D i " for Darby, who is surely a freak. E is for Elgin, who plays ba.se ball. r is for Fenby, who from grace did fall. Gr is for Green, who cooks for all. H is for Hamblin and also for Hall. 1 is for Idyl, the pride of the ball. J is for Jones, who growls very tall. K is for Kehoes, both the high and the low. Lf is for Lansdale the great ladies ' beau, and M is for Mackall, who wants to be .so. N is for Naylor, who is tough to his toes. is for 0} ' sters, we never get those. P is for Peters, our foot ball boss. Q is for Quiet, I ' m quite at a loss. R is for Rutledge, . a red topped star. S is for Sincell, from truth he is far. I is for Turner, who is trying to learn. j is for Underwood, who ' s too green to 1)urn. V is for Veal we seldom do eat. y is for Whiteford, if you don ' t watch him he ' ll cheat. X is for X it, we ' ll bid you good bye. 1 is for You, with a tear in your eye. 2 is for Zed, we ' re already in bed. 52 Love A Contradiction, Love is the smile on a woman ' s bright face — Love is the tear in that woman ' s sad eye; Love is the sunshine that brightens the earth- Love is the cloud that darkens the sky. Love breathes a prayer " I thank Thee, O God, For such peace and sixch J03 ' , " — and the prayer is said: Love kneels long in the midst of her anguish, Crying, " Have merc} — I would I were dead. " Love is the star that guides onward to glory- Love is the grave wherein Ijuried hopes lie: Love is a spirit of light and of darkness — Lives but a moment, yet never can die. — C. S. R. 53 class i I iL. Preparatory Class. ©©©© T. A. Emory, President. W. S. Hull, Vice-President. ROLL. K. S. DoRSEY, Jr. H. D. WiLLiAR, Jr. R. E. Collins. Douglas Riggs. j. c. rutledge. R. S. M. Marin. H. A. Weiller. W. W. Femby. Thomas Payne. R. E. Naylor. C. A. W. Kehoe. Paul Gathman. Iv. L. vSlIEPIIERD. i(c i»c J. B. Lee. T. R. Marin. A. D. COCKEY. W. H. Byron. Otto Gathman. H. S. DUKER. H. A. Orme. J. W. Bay. F. C. Farrall. J. R. Richards, Jr. H. H. Evans. N. M. Crome. I ' oKi) Phillips. Edward Green. 54 Science a nd The Arts. e©©© E ' I{X at this late day in the progress of civilazation, it ina_ - not be out of place to call attention to some phrases of the mutual relation existing between Science and Arts in the devolpment of each; for it is to be ( regretted that it has not yet come to pass that there is entire sympathy between the pure scientist and the practical man. In the laboratories of our universities men are devoting their best energies to research and investigation along lines which to the every-day world seem to be utterl} useless; while on the other hand, the efforts of those who are engaged in the endeavor to render more efficient the processes of manufacture, to improve the facilities for communi- cation and transportation, and to make " two blades of grass grow where but one grew before, " receive but too seldom the appreciation due them from those interested in pure science. Although we must recognize the distinction between the aims of these two classes of workers — the scientists and the engineers, the helpfulness of each to the other forms an interesting example of the interdependence of human activities. The incentive which actuates the scientist to devote his life to the solution of problems which promise to serve no utilitarian end, is the love of truth for the sake of truth — the desire to add to the world ' s stock of knowledge — the ambition to wrest from Nature some portion of those secrets to which she clings so tena- ciously vSurely this is a sufficient justification for his labor; for it is a high and ideal motive, which cannot receive too great commendation, and is moreover the only one the scientist can afford to keep before him with the ho])e of olitaining the full measure of success in his chosen field. But although the motive of the pure scientist is not a utilitarian one, nc -erthele.ss the results of his efforts have been of inestimable value in the promotion of the arts. Many examjiles may be quoted to illustrate the unexpected applications of researches in pure science to ])ractical ])roblems. In the early part of the last century Joseph Henry in America, and Michael Faraday in Ivngland were working inde])endently on the j roblem of the connection between magnetism and electricity. The former in iM,V) and the latter in the following year discovered that an electric current is produced in a closed conduct- ing circuit whenever the field of magnetic force through the circuit is changed. Upon this discovery electrical engineering may be said to have its foundation; for it is by the application of this principle of induced currents that the modern elec- trical generator or dynamo has been made possible. Clerk Maxwell, an English physicist and mathematician, was lead by a study of Faraday ' s researches and the application of mathematical reasoning to them to state in 1865 his electro-magnetic theory of light. In this theory he assumed that the vibrations which effect the sense of sight are periodic electro- magnetic disturbances in the ether. If this be true, any electrical oscillation should produce ether waves. Whether these are what we know as light-waves or not depends simply upon their length or period of vibration. At that time no such electric waves had been experimentally produced; but before the close of 1888 Heinrich Hertz, a German phj sicist, had devised methods of producing these waves in the laboratory, and had shown t hat they obey the same laws as ordinary light-waves. From this chain of careful obserA-ation by Faraday, suggestive hypothesis by Maxwell and experimental verification by Hertz has developed a remarkable application to practical life; for it is by the work of these men that the young Italian scientist, Marconi, has been able to make practicable a wonderful system of telegraphing through space without intermediate conducting wires. A problem to which physicists have given much attention in recent years is the phenomona connected with the electrical discharge through gases at low pres- sure — apparently, a matter of purely theoretical interest. Yet while engaged in such research V. C. Roentgen came upon a new form of radiation, which has received the name of the Roentgen or X-rays, and which in its application has proven of great A-alue to the surgeon by affording him a photographic method of locating foreign substances in the human body. Today physicists are attacking a most difficult problem in pure science, namely, the ultimate constitution of matter and its connection with the ether. This is a problem which seems almost impossible of solution, and in which one cannot forsee a utilitarian end. Yet who would dare predict that the results of these investigations are to be of no value to those whose function it is to apply natural laws to the material needs of mankind? Passing to a consideration of the influence of the arts upon pure science, we find that while the engineer is ever actuated by a utilitarian purpose, yet his work has had great effect in the advancement of pure science. We may trace this effect to two principal causes: first, the interest which is aroused in problems whose solutions are demanded by the needs of the arts; and secondly, the facilities for research which are afforded by processes which are carried out on the large scale of our modern industrial plants. To these we may add the skill of the artisan, to whose handiwork the scientist is indebted for those instruments of 57 precision which enable him to attain the degree of accuracy which his work requires. Chemistry as a science owes much to the labors of the alchemists, who were engaged in what from their point of view was a useful endeavor. By all sorts of combinations of substances they sought to find the " philosopher ' s stone " with which to transnuite the base metals into gold. In this we have an example where pure science grew out of utilitarianism. When ocean cables began to be used for telegraphing, there was a demand for accurate methods for the measurement of the various electrical quantities in- volved. The investigation and solution of these problems by Lord Kelvin gave a great impulse to electrical science from the theoretical side. The large scale on which electrical machinery has been constructed to gene- rate the powerful currents which are utilized in lighting our houses and streets, and in propelling our cars and trains, has revealed to the scientist effects too minute to be noticed in the ordinary laboratory experiments. Much has been learned of the magnetic properties of metals by the use of the intense magnetic fields of force thus provided. No better example of the part played by the skill of the artisan can be found than in the requirements of a new form of spectroscope recentl} ' designed by Prof. Michelson of the Universit) ' of Chicago. The Echelon Spectroscope, as it is called, consists of a pile of plain parallel plates of optical glass. The variation in the thickness of one of these plates must nowhere exceed a few one-hundredths of the length of a light-wave, that is, about one five-hundred-thousandth of an inch. Without the patient skill of the optician, who grinds and polishes these plates, a valuable aid to research would be lo.st to the scientific world. Many more instances might be cited to illustrate this mutual relation between science and the arts; but those which have l een mentioned will serve at least to .some extent to show the importance of each to the other. May we hope that .scientist and engineer will each continue to go forward with unabated enthusiasm and untiring industr - in his chosen work, but that each may have for the other a feeling of sincere gratitude and hearty good- fellowship. Hexry Laxahan. 58 Temple of Fd me. Faculty. — " Ex nihilo nihil fit. " Pres. Silvester. — " Caesar with a senate at his heels. " Prof. Talliaferro. — " You are busy as a hen with one chick. " Prof. Gwinner. — " You cannot catch old birds with chaff. " Prof. Bomberger. — " Old friends to meet, old wine to drink and old wood to burn. " Prof. Spexce. — " He that to such a height has built his mind and reared the dwelling of his thoughts so strong. ' ' Major Scantling. — " I am the very model of a modern Major General. Prof. Lanahan. — " He is well stayed and in his gait, Reser -es a grave majestic state. " Editorial Board. — " Oh! That I had the wings of the dove, that I might fly awa} and be at rest. " " Awake ! Arise! or be forever fallen. " Greene. — " How firm a foundation. " Straughn. — " Speak to him ladies; see if you can move him. " GouGH, I Laughlin, V " All Gaul is divided into three parts. " Edelen. j 59 Truths . ©©©© Class. — " What therefore God has joined together let not man put as- sunder. " Whiteford. — " His years but young, but his experience old ; His head unmellow ' d but his judgment ripe, And in a word, (for far behind his worth come all the praises that I now bestow.) He is complete in form, and in mind, With all good grace to grace a gentleman. " McDonnell. — " For just experience tells, in every soil. That those who think must govern those who toil. " Hardisty. — " Moderation is the pleasure of the wise. Fate gives us parents ; choice gives us friends. Memory is the granarj of the mind and of experience, I did not fall into love. I rose into love. CoBEY. — " Lires of great men all remind us, We can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us Footprints in the sands of time. " The Past.— Where is it ? It has fled. The future ? It ma} " never come. Our friends departed ? With the dead. Ourselves ? Fast hastening to the tomb. What are earth ' s joys? The dews of morn. It ' s honors? Ocean ' s wreathing foam. Where ' s peace ? In trials meekly borne. And joy? In heaven — the Christian ' s home. " 6i ' I g€ 4 g i ' €- € ' € ' € ' i l€ i l€¥€- € €. ' € ' i € ' € 1 €. € ' i €. ' € 1 € € ' i € ' € ' € i g€ € € ' € € i i SI " i ' ih i SI- The Battalion March. By E. C. Palmer. Jy ic-fzC c- ' ' Oe j ■1 " 1 - F . fH Wte- IWft t£ m M 7P ' . . . 1- -J... 1 1 kj sass 1 1 1 f — f ' — ' — ' bF P ' — ' ' — i " I n 4. T T T fa pn rffffli jJ-i -j—i-a- n+r = ? — i M- 44 -f - — j — -■ Lii -f . , M i n ) i ' i rrr N i fff i4- r P- , -H A)l J. : ' i J- r ' " -7 Whr- ■ z .. i-U H -rf- — 1 U j 1S 1 « 4 62 fe€ ' r ' r€r€€ ' ' gr ' gr€r ' € ' € r€ rcr€:e € C ' gr€r€rcr€r€C ' gr ' gr ' g€ ' g€ ' €r€r€rc€ ' € The B ttalion March. h h A .4 . pfr ,. .ji.-r T r r r r r r»r =f=T ' — f- rt -+ ' 1 : f ■ Q 1 r u_ -J — L 1 -1- f " fl " — -+- 1 1- J ' J ' W- — 1= — ' u ¥ ( 4 ,.pt|..r 4 ,.» rT — T — F ' f r ff r iff n 1-1 1 P ' ' LI:, ' 1 U LJ r yr jHj ' JJJiJd ] I ' M I J r| i H =4 Jz m rpy ' )r4 ::J 4 — — j _j H » 63 Junior Grinds. 0©©0 Darby, S. P. — " How poor a thing is pride ! Where all as slaves, Differ but in their fetters, not their graves. " Palmer. — " A man may say too much even upon the best of subjects. Mackall. — " A horse ! A horse ! My kingdom for a horse ! ' ' Bradford. — " There are more things in heaven and in earth, Horatio, Those are dreampt of in _ro r philosoph}-. " LansDx le. — " It is better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all. " Peters. — " Rebuke with soft words and hard arguments. " Hirst. — " The truly brave are soft of heart and eyes, And feels for what their duty bids them do. ' ' Symons. — " I ' ll offer, and I ' ll suffer no abu.se, Because I ' m proud ; pride is of mighty use. The affectation of a pompous name. Has oft set wits and heroes in a flame. Volumes, and buildings, and dominions wide. Are oft the monuments of pride. " Mitchell. — " Come one, come all ; this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. " Fexdall. — " I have no other but a woman ' s reason ; I think him so, because I think him so. Too Green to Grind. Bowman, — Wisner, — and Coudon. 65 Sophomore Grinds. " llVio can detect Good ivhere all are Badf Matthews. — " A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture. " EwELL L. — " Am I my brother ' s keeper ? " Collier. — " When people once are in the wrong Each line they add is much too long ; Who fastest walks, but walks astray, Is only furthest from the way. " Gatch. — " Who spits against the wind spits in his own face. " Bouic. — " He was too good to be where ill men were ; and was the best of all Amongst the rarest of goods ones. " Hopkins. — " Small Latin and less Greek. " Anderson. — " The Almighty Dollar. " McCoMAS. — " Appearances deceive, And this one maxim is a standing rule — Men are not what they seem. " DiCKEv. — " Vessels large may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. " Elgin. — " A rotten apple injures its companions. " Peach. — " Better ride on an ass that carries me, than on a horse that throws me. " Too tough to grind. Page, Ort. Nichols, Ensor and Walls. 67 Reveille. ©©0© I You students all, with one aceord Though sleepiness prevails you, Remember you can not afford To disregard Reveille. II Ye pompus Seniors large and great, (In your own estimation) Must shake off lethargic state At Reveille convocation. Ill Ye Juniors with ambition high Will surely move the masses, Arise at Reveille cry, Or you ' ll never ride Pegasus. IV You over-bearing Sophomores, ' Tis joy to Preps, and Freshies To know your slumber, too, is o ' er. Though to both of you is precious. V You Freshman, poor imposed on boy, (No wonder that he sighs) To rise from dreams of perfect joy When he be great and wise. VI You jolly, careless, happy Prep. Who care not what assail you, You cant afford to lose your rep. Neglecting your Reveille. VII When college days for all are o ' er, Ne ' er let your honor fail you Till we hear the call I ' rom yonder shore Of our last great Reveille. 68 Military Depd rtment. ©0©© J. C. vSCANTLING, Major, U. S. A., Co)innanda)it of Cadets. W. W. COBEY, Cadet Major. Staff and Non-Commissioned Stzwff. T. B. vSvMOXS, 2nd Lieutenant and Adjutant. R. L. Mitchell, Sergeant- Major. Color Guard. V !» Sx Vm. Fp:ndall, Serorant. Simon Xiciiolls, Corporal. W. C. Okt, Corporal. S. V. Cairxks, C i ' ef Bugler. Our Milit .ry Depd rtment. By Maj. J. C. Scantling, U. S. Army. Com)}ianda)it of Cadets. " War is the history of na.tions. " TO test the truthfulness of this statement we have but to read the history of any nation, whether ancient or modern. The passion for worldly power is far greater than any other passion, hence the military record of mankind is of the greatest scope, and of un- flagging interest. It pos.se.sses a fascination — a brilliancy not found in any other branch of history, and the impres.sion it .stamps upon the mind remains fresh and vivid long after memories of other acliievments have pa.s.sed awa -. However skeptical we may be in regard to the early records of mankind, we find that .similar events mark the growth of modern nations that we find recorded in history respecting the growth of ancient nations. What we call civilization, does not lessen the cau.ses of war as claimed. The higher the civilization the more deliberate, but greater the power, and the ends aimed at and accomplished are the same. The great progress attained by the art of war during the past half century has rendered conflicts far more destructive to life and property than ever before. Every scientific and technical improvement is taken advantage of and utilized as much as possible by the civilized nations with a view to aggrandizement in worldly power. The mobilization of armies and their rapid concentration at any given point in numerous ma.sses is effected with marvellous rapidity, owing to the perfected organization and to the improved means of transportation by land and sea. Naturally, the development of the art of war began on land, but if we may judge by the .signs of the times and the march of events the sea shall be no less renowned in the future than the land for its campaigns and its battles. We are a young nation, ver} ' young, compared with other nations, but great as the greatest in wealth and genius, and it may be said in the interest of our navy that the future can have no greater possibilities in store for us than what may be the .sequel to the coming history of the great navies of the world. The recent development in sea-coast artillery is but the .sequence in the growth of nations. Its importance to the world will continue to increase as the great nations of the earth .seek to excel in .sea powers. 71 The demands of the mihtary profession employ more men than any other call- ing — exclusive of the standing army. Just in measure as commerce extends, so does the demand for means of protection expand. Our army Avorking so nobly in distant lands to-day was, but a few years ago fighting the Indians to a finish, sur -eying and mapping the great West, and making possible the advancement of our internal improvements. Following in its wake over the great plains came, first, the Pony Express. Then the stage coach, and then in 1S70, the great Central Pacific Railway, from Omaha to San Francisco. The Indians sudued, the plains mapped, and the great arteries for the trans- fer of conunerce over the great West, no longer requiring its protection, the army joining hands with the navy, crossed the seas, carrying the stars and .strips victor- iously to other lands, not for the purpo.se of conquest, but in the interest of humanity. The })ublic sentiment of our country- had long been averse to the Spanish rule in Cuba, and it onh ' remained for some overt act on the part of vSpain to cause our people to take up arms against that country in the intere st of Cuba. This came in the blowing up of the ill-fated Maine, in Havana harbor, February 15, 1898. Congress was in .session, and the people forced the Government to declare war again.st Spain. This came on April 21, 1898 — with an army of only 27,000 men — we seemed ill-prepared for war with a country possessing an army of ten times that number. But from the Vjlowing up of the Maine our regular troops were rushed to fortified points and camps East and South, along the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of Mexico, and in .six weeks from the declaration of war 250,- 000 volunteers had been rai.sed and equipped, tran.sported from all parts of our country to re-enforce the regular troops. Ten days after war was declared — -May i — Dewey commanding the Asiatic fleet of six ve.s.sels, entered the fortified Ba of Manilla, from Hongkong, and in eight hours destroyed the Spanish fleet of ten war ve.s.sels and two auxiliary gunboats, captured an armed tran.sport and a crui.ser, and some thirty steamers, tugs and schooners and the naval station and all the forts at Cavite, thus having the bay and the City of Manila, of 300,000 inhabitants, completely under his control. This was a bold dash, when it is considered that our fleet was 10,000 miles from home, with all foreign ])o.sts clo.sed against it, and mark too, how successful: not a man killed and but nine wounded, and not a vessel materially injured, while the vSpanish lo.st 381 killed and wounded, and 13,000 officers and men taken j -is- oners, nearly 5,000 more than the total number of our fleet. On the 3d of July came our .second and last na •al engagement in this war with Spain. The North Atlantic fleet, consi.sting of the vessels New York, Brooklyn, Oregon, Iowa and Texas and the gunboat Gloucester, completely destroyed Admiral Cervera ' s fleet, consisting of the Maria Theresa, Oquenda, ' i.scaya, Cri.stobal Colon and two torpedo destroyers, in three hours — off Santiago de Cuba. The Spanish war ve.s.sels came out of Santiago Bay, one l)y one, at 72 full speed, and headed westward. The plan was to escape if possible. Our fleet was ready for them, and a terrible running fight ensued. Five of the Spanish vessels were on fire in thirty minutes from the time the engagement began. The.se sank one after the other near the shore, where they had been run, riddled with shot and .shell. The flagship Christobol Colon ran some fifty miles, when she met with a fate like that of her companions. Our lo.ss here was one man killed and but one wounded, and not a vessel seriously injured, whilst the vSpanish lost 600 killed, wounded and drowned, and the Admiral, with 1300 officers and men, taken prisoners. The.se two naval victories stand unequaled in the history of the world as to brilliancy of results and the disparity of the los.ses. On land our forces w ere equally successful. With her nav}- destroyed and Manila, Porto Rico and the fortified city of Santiago captured, Spain suing for peace, brought the war to an end, with the loss of all her West Indies possessions and the Philippines. Starting with an army of 27,000 we literally destroyed Spain, both on land and sea, in less than three months, taking from her over 200,000 prisoners and untold wealth in war ves.sels, fortifications and other munitions of war, without the loss of a gun, flag or a ves.sel of any description, a record unequalled in the history of nations. This wonderful success astounded all of Europe, where the military critics predicted our defeat, both on land and water, at the begiiuiing. But probably none were more a.stonished than ourselves at the resourcefulness of our govern- ment and the wealth of our country. Our people ha ' e always been averse to a large standing army, but the de •el- opment of our resources would seem to have awakened a desire in them for worldly power, which no political party seems sufficiently potent to check. This .spirit of expansion compelled the last Congress to increase our standing army from 27,000 to 100,000 officers and men, not only this but a bill was pa.ssed and appro •ed by the President, whereby any public school in the country ma - secure the .services of a retired army officer as in.structor in military .science and tactics. Heretofore such details were made for universities and colleges only. The military department of this college was established March nth, 1868, and, we hope, is equal to the be.st of any of the State institutions in the country. The antipath - to a .standing arnn- in this country, very naturally extends to any military training as a part of our school system. But the lieneficial re- sults attained from the .services of those who have been educated at our military .schools, would .seem to be gaining recognition, as .shown by the measure recently passed by Congress, to which reference has been made, and to the destruction of the Spanish rule in Cuba, Porto Rico and the Philippines, to say nothing of the service in the opening up of the great West, the reconstruction of the Southern 74 States following the Civil War, the peaceful suppression of the great labor strikes at various times in the history of the country. It is not generally recognized, if understood, that all governments " of the people, by the people and for the people, " are formed by the military, and turned over to the people, as is now being done in Cuba, Porto Rico, and Philippines. The daily half-hour instructions in marching, in the manual of arms, and in company and battalion drills, secures a healthful out-door exercise for students. It is that, and more. They are trained in their exercises, intuitively, to a system of organization that governs mankind. It is not the intention of this article to give in detail the system of a military school, but in conclusion, suffice it to say, ever}- morning at 6.30, the shrill notes of a bugle, sounding reveille, echo and re-echo within the walls of our college building. It is a pleasant awakening of the students to the duties of a new born day. Some would linger here a little, but the consequences emphasize the duty of punctuality. The system is compulsory education. It holds each individual student well in hand, and the manner of passing his time, day or night, is recorded. The rules are fair and just to all, and go a long waj ' S in making honest and just men out of wayward and capricious boys. rnr iOLli 75 09 Officers of the Companies. ©©9© , " A. " I f !(« S« H. C. Whiteford, Captain. J. D. Bowman, 2nd Lieutenant. L. E. Mackall, ist Sergeant. B. W. Gatch, 2nd Sergeant. E. D. V. Dickey, jrd Sergeant. J. C. COCKEY, ] J. M. Matthews, [- Corporals. E. R. EwELiv. ) fe 5 J. T. Hardisty, Captain. F. H. Peters, 2nd Lieutenant. Joseph Coudon, Jr., ist Sergeant. Ralph Hamblin, 2nd Sergeant. L,. M. Ewell, 3rd Sergeant. Walter C. Ort, Preston L. Peach, - Corporals. Harry D. Watts. ) " C. " !N S« 5« F. V. McDonnell, Captain. S. P. Darby, 2nd Lieutenant. J. I. WiSNER, ist Sergeant. Harry LansdalE, 2nd Sergeant. E. P. Walls, 3rd Sergeant. J. S. Ensor, i - Simon Nicholls, - Corporals. R. J. Meikle. ) 77 THE WHOLE ART OF WAR. The Whole Art of War. The attack; repulse; reinforcement; fld nk movement ; sortie ; Sally to the front; double quick; Charge — Forward ! Hand to hand conflict ! ! And— Sma ck— Victory ! ! ! 79 Company " A " ©©©© . H. C. Whiteford, Captain. J. D. Bowman, 2ud. Lieutenant. L. E. Mackall, ist. Sergeant. B. W. Gatch, 2nd. Sergeant. E. D-V. Dickey, 3rd. Sergeant. Coporals. J. C. CocKEY, J. M. Matthews, E. R. EWELL. Privates. Anderson, J. A. Broch, E. Bouic, C. N. Bradford, H. K. Calderon, M. Candanio, J. Dent, W. G. Deaner, T. Elgin, B. K. Gassaway, J. H. Green, E. F. Hirst, A. R. Loker, R. H. Marin, R. vS. McCubbin, L. C. Naylor, R. E. Payne, T. Palmer, E. C. Phillips, F. F. Riggs, D. Street, J. M. Williams, J. H. Buglers. J. C. Rl ' TLlCDGE, W. V. Femby 80 Company " B " J. T. Hardisty, Captain. F. H. Pp:ters, 2iid. Lii ' ufouvif. Joseph Coudox, Jr., ist. Scroavn. Ralph Hamblix, 2 id. Scrgca it. Laurence M. Kwell, jr . Sci-ocant. Corporals. ' ai.ter C. Ort, Preston L. Peach, Harry D. Watts. Privates. Brown, 1). i. Bryan, T. . Calderon, G. Collier, J. P. Crnikshank, T. Doryey, B. S. Emory, F. A. Jones, F. A. Kehoe, J. G. C. Kehoe, C. A. ] I. Lewis, J. R. McComas, G. " . Mitchell, W Mullendore, T. B. Pa e, C. P. Price, Jr., L. Rol])h, V. C. Rossi, J. Sincell, (L P. Turner, J. I L Thornton, C. ' . Underwood, I{. Jr. Watts, H. F. Warfield, J. X. Williar, H. D. Wentworth, G. L Buglers. W. vS. Hull, L. CRriRsn.wK. 82 Company " C " ©©©© F. V. McDonnell, Captaiii. S. P. Darby, 2nd. IJcidcnant. J. I. Wlsner, ist. Sergeant. H. X. Lansdale, 2nd. Sergeant. E. P. Walls, jra ' . Sergeant. Corporals. J. G. Ensor, Simon Nicholls, R. J. Meikle. Privates. Bay, J. H. Byron, W. H. Buniside, H. Choate, R. P. Crome, W. M. Cockey, A. D. Darby, I. Duker, H. S. Dunbar, E. B. Elgin, J. Farrall, F. C. Garner, E. Gathnian, O. Gatlinian, P. Gourley, T. A. Gray, P. Hopkins, J. H. Eee, R. Mayo, E. Merritt, J. B. Orme, H. Richards, J. R. Sasscer, R. S. Shepherd, E. L. Webster, F. O. Buglers. R. Collins. H. Weiler. 84 ■l. J- , VCr- ; A SOLDIER ON PARADE. Bradford ' s Latest Fad (?) C©9© Who is this man with lantern Ijright, Who steals along at dead of night So stealthily and slow ? Is it some one on vengeance bent, Who creeps along with dire intent Upon a sleeping foe ? Oh no, ' tis nothing half so bad — This chap is but a college lad, And not on mischief bent. ' Tis Bradford, of the M. A. C— Don ' t you recall the Captain ' s tea ? Well this is how he went. With musket bright and cartridge case, And bayonet all fixed in place. And lantern burning bright. He struck a military gait And hastened lest he be too late — Ye gods, it was a sight ! Was Bradford scared ? or was he mad ? Or was it just his latest fad ? — At least you will agree ' Tis very odd to take a gun And put one ' s war equipments on When going out to tea. 87 New Mercer Literary Society. ©o©© Officers.— First Term. John T. Hardisty, President. IvUTHER E. Mackall, R. Laurie Mitchell, Vice-President. Secretary and Treasurer. Preston L. Peach, Editor. Officers. — Second Term. John T. Hardisty, President. IvUTHER E. Mackall, R. Eaurie Mitchell, Vice-President. Secretary and Treasurer. Preston L. Peach, Editor. J. Marsh Matthews, Sergeant-at-Arms. Progra».m Committee. R, Eaurie Mitchell, Chairman. Harry N. Eansdale, Preston E. Peach. Roll of the New Mercer Literary Society, 1900— I9OI. Bowman, Gassawa} ' , Phillips, Broch, Garner, Peach, Bradford, Gathman, P. Price, Byron, Hardisty, Vow :er, Cruiksliank, T. Hamblin, Richards, Cairnes, Hull, Rutledge, Dunbar, Kehoe, C. Riggs, Dent, Eansdale, Sasscer, Dickey, Mackall, Sincell, Dorsey, Matthews, Turner, Darby, I. McDonnell, Wentworth, Emory, Mitchell, R. E., Walker, Ewell, E. Meikle, Williar, Evans, Merritt, Watts, H. F Ensor, Payne, ' ebster, Fendall, Pao e. Weiler. Honorsvry Members. Professor Bomberger. Professor Richardson. New Mercer Literary Society, ©©©© " WI o Anows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool. — Shun him. Who knows not, and knows that e knows not, is humble. — Teach Ijim, Who knows; but knows not that he knows, is asleep, — Wake him. Who knows, and knows if at he knows, is wise. — Follow him. " Answer not tt e cries of ignorance, ' ut yield to learning ' s call. T HE New Mercer Literary vSociety, which is a factor of the College Course, was first organized just forty years ago. In 1 86 1 the need of a literary society being strongly felt, Dr. — William N. Mercer put forth his best efforts, out of which grew fsf sf »9 T ▼ fsf f » sf» ▼ T ▼ this important department of the Maryland Agricultural College, of which he was afterwards justly proud. The Society flourished for some years, but unfortunately with the death of its founder it began to decline, and in 1889 ceased to exist. This period of discontinuance in literary work la.sted for several years; but in 1892 the great necessity of such an organization with its many benefits being again strongly felt, and the literary minds of the College yearning for place and opportunity to pour forth their thoughts and to listen to those of others on various questions, cau.sed another effort to spring uj), and through the energy of some enthusiastic workers it was reorganized, with Mr. F. B. Bomberger as its president, thus the vSociety flourished for two years with many laudable entertainments. In 1895 the literary work of the College was carried on by an organization modeled after the Knglish Hou.se of Commons. The following year the literary body represented our own form of government ; with a Senate compo.sed of the Senior and Junior Classes and a Hou.se of Repre.sentatises consisting of the Soph- omore Class. This did not last long, however, and in the fall of 1896 the cla.ss of ' 97 again organized the New Mercer Literary Societ -, which .still exi.sts. Mr. V. S. Weedon, as president for that ear, filled the office with credit. Once again on a sound foundation the vSociety has been ever progressing with a steady increa.se of members. In 1899 it furni.shed the princijial orator, Mr. H. J. Kefauver and thu alternate, Mr. V. H. Weigand, to the Orilorical Contest of Maryland Colleges ; and carried off second honors. In 1900 it again furnished the alternate orator, in the person of Mr. H. J. 90. Kefauver its president, and bids fair to furnish the principal for the contest of 1 90 1. As President of the Society during the past year, Mr. John T. Hardisty has done able and efficient work in making it a success. The 3 ' ear has been one of progress for the organization, and its members have done themselves, as well as the Society, great credit in the able debates put forth at the public meetings between our own and the Morrill Society. Many thanks are due Professor Charles S. Richardson for the deep interest he has taken in the Society, and for the helping hand he has always so willingly and enthusiastically extended to its members, indeed we thoroughly appreciate the in- terest the faculty has shown, by their presence at our meetings. We feel a keen interest in the literary work of the College; which work is so essential to the success of every man in this period of enlightment and progress ; for we cannot but realize that in ever y vocation of life there may come a time when a man must get upon his feet and make a speech or put forth an argument which is of infinite value to him ; and we know that there is no better place to learn to do this than in our literary societies during our college days. We there- fore most earnestly implore those who follow in our foot-steps to lend time and aid to carry on this work with renew ed interest and determination that will not be satisfied until it has carried the literary standard of the college to its very highest point, and every benefit has been reaped therefrom. And with the belief that this will be, and that in the years soon to come this Society will rank among the first of the South ; there comes forth the cry long live the New Mercer Literary Society of Maryland Agricultural Society. r i 1 91 Morrill Literary Society. ©©a© Officers for the Year. W. W. CoBEY, Jr., President. H. C. Whiteford, Vice-President. S. P. Darby, Seeretary and Treasurer. J. I. WiSNER, Editor. H. N. L,ANSDAEE, Sergeant-at-Arms. Roll of the Morrill Literary Society. Anderson, Brj-an, Boiiic, Collier, Cobey, Cronie, Cockey, Collins, Candamo, Calderon, Darby, S. P. Duker, Deanor, Elgin, J. Ewell, E. Emory, Femby, Gatch, Gray, Hopkins, Hirst, Loker, Lewis, Mayo, McComas, McCiibbin, MuUendore, Nicholls, Orme, Peters, Rossi, Ralph, Symons, Thornton, Warfield, Williams, Whiteford, Watts, H. D. Watts, H. F. 93 The Morrill Literary Society. ( ©9© " Is earning your ambifon? There is no royal road, Alike tiie peer and peasant Must climb to het abode. Who feels that thirst for Anowlcdge, In Helicon may slake it, If he hath but the Roman will To find a way or make it. ' ' " i . . . THE Morrill Literar - vSociety had its inception in 1S94, through the efforts of Professor R. H. Alvey. It was named in honor of Senator Morrill, who did so much to aid the land-grant Agricul- tural Colleges in the United States. After an existence of only one year it was absorbed 1) - the other literary organizations of the College. During the session of 1S99-1900, The Morrill vSociety was re- organized through the efforts of Mr. H. J. Kefauver. President of the New iSIercer, with Mr. W. H. Wiegand as its first president. It was the idea of its fotmders that the competition between the two societies would ])r()duce more perfect work in both. That they were right in this view has been shown by the i::creased interest in the work, manifested by the .students in the two seasons of the Morrill .Society ' s existence. The competition has been especially keen dttring the present } ' ear, and the monthl}- debates were excellently attended. In these debates the work done l)y memb ' crs of both societies deserves much commendation. A])ropos of this it may be said that the Morrill usually gained the decision. Much of the good work done by the Society is due to the untiring eft ' orts of the President and of the Progrannne Conunittee to n:ake the sessions as interesting and instructive as possil)le. Thanks are also due to Professor C. vS. Richardson, our efficient instructor in b ' locution, for his kindness in giving the Society many valual)le suggestions, and whf) also rendered great aid to the Programme Conunittee in making out the programmes. Let us ho])e that the Morrill Societ - will continue to exist and carry on its present good work, and may the clas.ses of the future take e ' en a greater interest in the work than tho.se of the ]iast. In course of time we hojK ' that this branch of the College work will be ])Iaced in its true position as among the most inijiortant in the College curriculum. 94 Mandolin Club. QQQQ T. B. Symons, E. C. Palmer, First Mandolin. E. C. Palmer, ' 02. T. B. Symons, ' 02. Violin. Gathman, ' 04. Guitar. A. M. Calderon, ' 04. Mandoldk.. J. A. Calderon, ' 03 Manager. Director. Second Mandolin. P. Gathman, ' 04. F. A. Jones, ' 04. B .njo. C. N. Bouic, ' 04. H. C. Whiteford, T. B. Symons, Glee Club. First Tenor. E. C. Palmer, ' 02. J. P. Collier, ' 03. First Basy . T. B. Symons, ' 02. E. DuV. Dickey, ' 03. Manager Director. Second Tenor. C. N. Bouic, ' 03. S. B. Nichols, ' 03. Second Easy. H. K. Bradford, ' 02. G. L. Wentworth, ' 04. 96 College Yells. ©©©© Chee hing! chee hing! Chee ha! ha! ha! Maryland Agricultural College Rah! Rah! Rah! Ching! ching! ching Chow! chow! chow! (Opposing team) Bow w-ow! w-o-w! Chick-a-chick-a-boom ! Chick-a-chick-a-boom ! Chick-a-chick-a-chick-a-chick-a! Boom! Boom! Boom! Rah! rah! rah! Rah! rah! rah! Maryland Agricultural College! Sis! Boom! Ah! Fee! fie! fo! fum! Bim! bam! bim! bum! Hi! yi! ip! see! M. A. C. Hulla-ba-loo! horay! horay! Hulla-ba-loo! horay! horay! Horay! lioraj ! M. A. C. A. A. Holy gee! Who are we! We ' re the boys of M. A. C! Whisky-go- wish! go wish! go wish! Whisky-go- wish! go wish! Holly wolly! gee golly! Um-m-m ! One-a-zip! two-a-zip! Zippy! zippy! zam! (Opposing team) aint worth a- Univenk! venk! Skin-ah-ma-rink! 1890 Skin-ah-ma-rink ! Tad-dah! hoo-da-dah! flehmy! Flipp-ty flop! We ' re on top! vSis! Boom! Rah! 98 Athletic . QOOQ WE come again to take up one of the most essential parts of everj ' ' man ' s career while at college, and that is Athletics. The inter- est that has l een manifested in this sport has been shown b} the fine teams that the College has turned out during the past few years and the records which they have made speak for themselves. But we will take up this branch of our college life during the seasons of ' oo and ' oi. The baseball season of nineteen hundred was one of the most successful that we have ever had along that line of athletics. Our season opened under the most auspicious circumstances at Washington on the twenty-eighth of March; there we met the strong ' Varsity team of Georgetown and after a hard fought game were defeated by the score of 6 to o. Although we lost this game anyone who knew the score that George- town rolled up against the best University teams of this country, will acknowl- edge that this was a remarkable showing for our team. During Easter week we played a game at Annapolis with the United States Naval Academy. It would have been an eas} ' victory for our team had not there been an error made at a critical .stage of the game. We next played three games with the strong Y. M. C. A. team of Washing- ton, but we were so unfortunate that we did not wdn a game. The last one was an example of over-confidence. When the ninth inning began the score was 9 to 2 in favor of the Maryland boys. Every man was confident that we would carry away the honors. But when the game ended our hearts were not as gay as they were a few moments before. The .score stood 10 to 9 in favor of the Y. M. C. A. There was one consolation, however, and that was to no one alone could we at- tribute the lo.sing of the game. But every one was equally to blame for it. The fifth game of importance ' was with Gallaudet College. It was one of the most exciting that has been played on our grounds for years and not until the la.st man was called " out " were we sure of victory. Our team next took a trip to that " ' most Beautiful Town, " Alexandria, to play a game with the Episcopal High vSchool which from start to fini.sh was 100 crowded with man}- brilliant plays b}- our team. We were again successful. I think before going further, it is my duty to mention here that the baseball team of the Mar}-land Agricultural College wishes to thank the student body of Episco- pal High School for the treatment that they received. At Emmittsburg we were defeated by Mt. St. Mary ' s College. At Rockville we added another victory to our li.st. At College Park, Western High School, Business High School, Gibraltar Athletic Club and Central High School went down before our team. Before leaving ba seball I want to say a few words about our present team. The schedule which has been arranged through the earnest efforts of our manager is one that any college would be proud to have. During the Easter holidays the team expect to take a trip through Virginia playing in the meantime six of the best Colleges in the State and I am sure that that trip will prepare our men to meet every team afterwards successfully. The season of 1900 marked a new era in the history of tennis and track teams in our College and everything points to a great improvement along those lines in the coming spring. The Tennis tournament which was held at College last June was very inter- esting. A number of students contested. Fendall carried away the honors. There were a number of medals given by the Athletic Association last June to the students who were successful on field day. This of course aroused great in- terest and A hen field-day came there were a great many students contesting for each prize. The following were successful: loo-yards dash Matthews. 220-5 ' ards Weigand. j { mile Kefauver. 1 2 mile W eigand. I mile Dickey. r 20-yard hurdle racj Mackall. High Jump J. Hopkins. Broad Jump Peters. Shot Put Peters. The Class Relay was one of the most attractive features of the day. The Senior Relay team composed of Weigand, Kefauver, Choate and Church, won. Our last football team under the captaincy of Peters deser ' es great credit and it is due to him to great extent that we won more than half the games that we played. Our material last -ear was fine, but the one great thing that we needed w as a coach to develop it With the old men back and the new men who come ever}- year, is a bright prospect for a fine team next season. We must have a coach and that we believe will be given. lOI We now have an athletic instructor who is doing everything in his power to put the athletic teams that represent our college not only up to the standard with the other colleges of the State, but to hold the first, which is the motto of our honorable President. N. B. — We are sorry to say that owing to an epidemic of scarlet fever at the College our Southern trip for the baseball team had to be abandoned. 1 02 Athletic Association. W. W. CoBEY, Jr. H. C. Whiteford, T. H. Peters, J. D. Bowman, J. T. Hardisty, President. Vice-President. Recording Secretary. Corresponding Secretary. Treasurer. J. T. Hardisty, J. D. Bowman, Athletic Committee. S« fee lie W. W. CoBEY, Jr., Chairman. Prof. Chas. Richardson, Prof. Henry Harrison. Auditing Committee. Prof. F. B. Bomberger, F. H. Peters. S. P. Darbey. lO- Foot Ball Team of 1900. ©©©© H. C. Whiteford, Manager. F. H. Peters, Captain. Hardistv, Full Back. Warfield, Right Half Back. Brown, Left Half Back. Dickey, Quarter Back. Peters, Right End. Walker, Left End. Underwood, Right Tackle. Smith, Left Tackle. Naylor, Right Guard. Dunbar, Left Guard. Mitchell, W., Center. Substitutes. Palmer, Dent, Page, Bryan. Schedule. October 13. — Western High School, at College Park. October 21. — Gibraltar Athletic Club, at College Park. October 25. — Western Maryland College, at College Park. November 10. — F4:)iscopal High vSchool, at Alexandria. November 14. — Mt. S t. Mary ' s, at Emmitsburg. November 17. — Georgetown Prep., at College Park. November 24. — Rock Hill College, at College Park. November 29. — Charlotte Hall College, at Charlotte Hall. 104 Ba e Ball Tea m of 1901. e©©© V. V. CoBEv, Jr., Mcnia er. H. C. Whitkfokd, Captai)i. J. Elgin, Browx Farrall, Hirst, B. Elgin, Catcher. Pitchers. First Base. Second Base. Nichols, Whiteford, Peters,. Hardisty, Gassaway, Eeft Field. Substitutes. Mitchell, vShort Stop. Third Base. Ric ht Field. Center Field. Loker. March 22.— March 23-- March 30.- April 5- April 6.- April 8.- April 9-- April 10.- April 1 1.- April I3-- April 20.- April 24.- April 27.- Ma - 3-- Ma - 4-- May 8.- May 1 1.- May I5-- May 18.- May 22.- May 25-- May 29.- June 7-- Schedule. -Georgetown University, at College Park -Rockville, at College Park. -Episcopal High School, at Alexandria. -Randolph- Macon Academy, at Front Royal. -Roanoke College, at Salem. -Virginia Polytechnic Institute, at Blacksburg. -St. Albans, at Radford. -Virginia Military Institute, at Eexington. -Washington and Eee University, at Lexington. -Baltimore City College, at College Park. -Ea.stern High vSchool, at College Park. -Atlantic Athletic Association at College Park, -Western Maryland College, at Westminster. -Washington College, at College Park. -St. John ' s College, at Annapolis. -Georgetown University, at Washington. -Gallaudet College, at Washington. -Gallaudet College, at College Park. -Rock Hill College at Ellicott City. -Business High School, at College Park. -Western Maryland College, at College Park. -Rock Hill College, at College Park. -Washington College, at Che.stertown. 106 A Foot Ba ll Story. I One day in the month of November, A t3 ' pical da3 of the Fall, Our eleven went forth to the E. H. S. To play them a game of ball. II The guarantee offered was meagre, But Manager Whiteford agreed To take the trip for a practice game If thev ' d give us an evening feed. Ill The trip to the High School ' s a long one; You first have to hoof it a mile, Then ride on a trolly, then change to a ' bus, ' Till YOU get there after a while. IV The game was played to a finish. Our boys fought it stubbornly through; But against such sluggers and hired athletes, What could a decent team do? V Old I)unl)ar was smashed in the kidneys. And Walker laid out by a blow. And Peters was scalped like an Indian Chief Who falls in the hands of his foe. yi ' Twas night when the game w£is ended — Our boys didn ' t mind the defeat, For they thought of the supper, all smoking and hot. Just waiting for them to eat. VII And the ' gambled a bit on the menu; As visions of supper were seen: Said Navlor to Page, " I will bet you a wheel That they feed us better than CTreen. " VIII So in fanc_v they fixed up the program — Hot beefsteak, hot sausage, cold tongue — And they hustled to change their togs Ijcfore Tile sui)per-l)eil was rung. 1 08 IX Then up came the H. S. Manager, And words he spake a few: ' You fellows have made a sad mistake, No supper ' s prepared for 3 ' ou. " X And then from Manager Whiteford, From Dickey and several more. There came forth vo ds that were not sweet, And even Palmer swore. XI ' ' You blankety— blank— blanknations. We are all of us almost dead; You blankety— blankety-blankety-blanks, Just give us a crust of bread. " XII In vain their humble entreaties; No kindness, no mercy was shown, ' Though dying of hanger and far from home They got not a crust or bone. XIII ' Twas a sad trip back to the College, Poor Hardisty ' s stomach caved in; And he looked like a night shirt hung up on a line. So ghastly and wobbly and thin. XIV And Smith ate the back of a car seat. And then chewed the rag for dessert: And Mitch, held his hands on his stomach the while. And claimed that his " inwards " did hurt. XV But enough of this heart-rending stor3 ' , The rest you will just have to guess — Next time the ' will carry their rations along When they play with the E. H. S. 109 Track and Field Team. e©e© E. D. DiCKEV, Manas:cr. L. E. Mackall, Captain. Rela y Tee m. !)«!( 5)e Dickey, Matthews, Turner, Bradford. Substitutes. Elgin, Ewell, E. Mackall. Long Distance. Sprints. Dickey, Bradford, Mackall. Matthe vs, Turner. Hurdle. Jumps. Mackall, Peters. Matthews. Peters, Turner. Weight and Hammer Throwing. CoBEY, Peters, Symons, Dent, Hardisty. I lO 1 [■ iPgjjjB 1 1 m 1 ' - 1 1 ■ K.. ■ Xii. 1 PHYSICAL TRAINING. ?. The Rossbour Club. Officers. S«Se « J. G. Hardistv, W. W. CoBKY, Jr., H. C. Whitp:ford, ■ . . Pirsidciit. I ' icc-PirsidiiiL Secretary ei)id J reasiirer. F. H. Pktkrs, H. C. Whitkford, W. W. CoBKv, Jr., T. B. vSVMONS, Chairman of Floor Coinniittee. Chairman of Reception Committee. Chairman of Refreshment Committee. Chairman of Pro " " ramme Committee. 114 The Rossbourg ' Club. N the Collegiate training of youth, there are three phases of his nature to be considered. The mental, the physical and the social. These three go hand in hand, working harmoniously to the at- Atainment of a finished student. Without facilities for this three- fold developement no college is complete. It is to further the developement of our social nature, — admit- ted b} ' everyone as being absolutely essential, — that we sustain here an organization for the sole purpose of holding, at stated in- terv-als, social gatherings, where dancing is the means of enter- tainment. That this is one of the most pleasant, essential and re- nowned, of our student organization, is often emphasized by the great numbers of the 3 ' outh and flower of our state who assemble on these occasions. Through the elevating and refining influences of the Rossbourg Club of the Maryland Agricultural College the rude nature of our youth is smoothed and molded into that ease of manners so characteristic of our French cousins; and which trait our parents have enceasingl : ek tX!Ttted us to acquire. We naturally inherit unpolished traits from our remote Teutonic forefather.?. The Rossbourg Club goes far in transforming this inherent nature into modest refinement and grace of manners. When we assemble in the tastefully adorned hall, finding there an en ' iron- ment sublime and enchanting, we may well exclaim " That in the midst of our toils there is bliss. ' ' What could appeal more strongly to our better social nature than the beautiful and harmonious combination of flowers, music and enchanting girls? To glide over the waxed floor to the sweet and melodious strains of one of Sousa ' s latest waltzes exquisitely rendered b} Samuels ' Orchestra, with the charming maide n of our hearts desire, whose every movement accords with the rhj ' thm of the music, so full of grace are they, is a pleasure of unsurpassed excel- lence and the beginning and promotion of a delightful trait that will many times blossom in all its magnificence during the course of our lives. This benign, or perhaps I .should say sublime influence is the gentle touch which awakens in man 115 all that is chivalrous, morally elevating and which promotes love, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This organization which we so highly esteem, was begun in eighteen hun- dred and ninet) ' one. Its importance was realized not only b} our American stu- dents, but also b} ' those of foreign lands, for its first president was Mr. Su Penn, of Corea. It has grown steadily since, and if I am allowed to quote a well known college authority " has neared perfection this year. " The officers are usually chosen from the Senior class, but this year on ac- count of the unfortunately small number in our class, two were chosen from the Junior. We made a wise selection in our president, for, because of his majestic statue, towering as he does high above all the rest of us he can with a glance sur- vey the entire hall and see that all things are well. This year for the first time the Preparatory students were not admitted. For the sake of those among them who dance we were sorry to take this action, but in view of the fact that many of them are comparatively small, and only learning to dance, it was thought best for them not to become members until they enter the regular College Course. In the meantime we have taken pleasure in teaching, all those who desired to learn, to the best of our abilitw We have held a smaller number of dances this year than usual, but have striven to improve them sufficiently to compensate for the loss in number. The organization has been well supported by the President and Faculty, for which we wish to return many thanks. Much credit is also due to the gentleman in charge of our commissary department, who has conducted this essential phase of our entertainments in a most gratifying manner. May succeeding classes not allow this important factor in their social training to decline, but continue to advance it toward perfection, and keep up this good work which will greatly elevate, not only themselves but the college. May the refulgent ra3 ' s, beaming softh- from the Rossbourg Club of the Marj ' land Agri- caltural College be many times reflected in refining excellence throughout our land. We will ever look back upon the hours spent in the enjoyment of these dances as the most pleasant of our college life. Even though we be scattered far apart, and some of us perhaps in foreign lands, our thoughts at least will meet at certain .sea.sons in the old hall at our Alma Mata. ii6 The Belle of the M. A. C. B .11. ©©©© Your form it is sinipl_v divine, dear, No sculptor with chisel and stone Could create in a life of endeavor A figure to rival your own. All the stars in the azure of heaven All the pearls in the waters Ijeneath, Are paled b}- the sight of thy eyes, dear. And the sheen of thv lieautiful teeth. Thy laugh is a strain of sweet music, Thj ' voice is a poem (jf hjve ; There is nothing more pure than thy soul is. Not even the angels above. You dance with the grace of a fairy, And 3-our foot it is shapely and small ; Your head has the poise of a princess. You ' re surely the Belle of the Ball. Hurrali I Inirrali ! For tlic dandiest girl of all Hurrah! hurrah I For the Belle of the M. A. C. Ball. — C. S. R. iiS June Ball Organization. Captain J. T. Hardisty, Captain F. V. McDonnell. President. Seerctarv and Treastwer. FLOOR COMMITTEE. Major W. W. Cobev, Chainnan. Captain J. T. Hardisty, Lieutenant Symons, Sergeant-Major Mitchell, First Sergeant Mackall, Captain H. C. Whiteford, First Sergeant Coudon, Sergeant Lansdale, Cadet Mitchell, Sergeant Hamblin, Cadet Warfield. RECEPTION COMMITTEE, Captain H. C. Whiteford, Chainnan. Captain Hardisty, Lieutenant Darby, Captain McDonnell, First Sergeant Coudon, Lieutenant Bowman, First Sergeant Mackall, Corporal Cockey, Cadet Elgin, B. Cadet Street. Major Cobey, Sergeant Fendall, Cadet Hirst, REFRESHMENT COMMITTEE. Captain H. C. Whiteford, Cliaimmn. Lieutenant Peters. Sergeant Gatch, Cadet Rutledge, Lieutenant Symons, Cadet Dent, Cadet Bryan. ARRANGEMENT COMMITTEE. Captain F. V. McDonnell, Chair nian. Captain Whiteford, Lieutenant Peters, Sergeant Walls, Lieutenant Bowman, Sergeant Lansdale, Corporal Nicholls. Lieutenant Darby, Sergeant Lansdale, Lieutenant Svmons-, INVITATION COMMITTEE. Major W. W. Cobev, Chairman Lieutenant Peters, Sergeant Walls, Corporal Peach, Cadet Gourley. First Sergeant Wisner, Sergeant Fendall, Cadet Farrall, 119 Young ' Mens Christi n Association. ©©0© Officers. C. N. Bouic, . resident. L. E. Mackall, ' icc- President. P. L. Peach, Secretary. T. B. Svmons, Treasurer. Prof. C. vS. Richardson, Advisory (yficer. T HPZ Young Mens Christian Association was orj anized shortly after the opening of College last Fall, and now has over thirty members. Meet- ings are held every Sunday evening, in which the members discuss some subject, have Bible readings, hymns, prayers, etc. This Organization has been productive of much good among the students and its imj)ortance as an adjunct to the College work cannot be overestimated. Mr. Bouic, the President of the Organization, der.serves great credit for his earnest efforts in the Y. M. C. A. work. 1 20 PROGRAMME OF PUBLIC EXERCISES OF 1900. Sunday, June lOth. 4 P. M. Baccalaureate Sermon, by Rev. C. Ernest Smith, D. D. Rector St. Michaels and All Angels, Baltimore, Md. -ff fff Monday, June Ilth. 10 A. M. Tennis Tournament. 2 P. M. Field Sports, College Track. 6.30 P. M. Drill and Dress Parade. 8 P. M. Class Day Exercises in College Hall, Address by Hon. W. W. Preston, Bel Air, Md. 91 Tuesday, June I2th. 10.30 A. M. Annual Meeting of Alumni Association. 4.00 P. M. Drill and Dress Parade. 8.00 P. M. Public Meeting of the Mercer Lit- erary Society. Debate for Alumni Gold Medal. Mr »sr »F Wednesday, June 13th. 11.00 A. M. Commencement Exercises. Address to Graduates by Hon. Lloyd Wilkinson. 4.00 P. M. Exhibition Drill. 9.00 P. M. Forty-First Annual Ball. 121 Class Dd y Exercises. MONDAY, JUNE II, 1900. ©©©© Music, . . . . . . " The Runaicay Ciirl. ' ' ' ENTRY OF SENIOR CLASS. Announcement, .... President A. vS. R. Grason. Class History and Prophecy, . . . Lieutenant S. M. Peach. ODE OF CLASS OF 1900. Music, ...... ' ' Plantatio)i Tu ' hocsy Entry of Junior Herald, . . Sergeant-Major F. B. Hines. ENTRY OF JUNIOR CLASS. Announcement, . . . Senior Lictor, Captain W. D. Groif. vSenior Oration, .... Lieutenant W. H. Weigand. PRESENTATION OF CLASS SHIELD AND FASCES. Senior Ak.moik Bi-:. reks. Senior Lictgrs.- Lieutenant P . S. Choate, Captain W. D. Groff, Lieutenant C G. Church. Lieutenant A. C. vSudler. JixioK Ar.mck-r Be.vrers. Junior Lictors. Sergeant A. R. Nininger, Sergeant H. C. Whiteford. Sergeant J. T. Hardi.sty. Sergeant F. V. McDonnell. Junior Oration, ..... vSergernt W. W. Cobey. Music, . . . . . . " Tlw Koioidcr ' s MarcJiy CLASS PIPE AND SONG. RETIREMENT OF SENIOR CLASS. Announcement, .... Junior Lictor, H. C. Whiteford. INSTALLATION OF NEW SENIOR CLASS. READING OF RESOLUTIONS. Address Upon Resolutions, . . . Sergeant F. ' . McDonnell. Music, . . . . . • " The Singing Girl. ' ' CLASS ODE, 1901. FORMAL ADJOURNMENT. Music, . . . . . " M. A. C. Tiro-Strp: ' Address to Cla.s.ses, .... Hon. W. Preston. 122 Commencement Exercises. Wednesday, June 13th, 190O. College Chapel. MUSIC- IXVOCATION, Rev. Chas. J. S. Mayo. Music, a tional An t i em. Address to Graduates, Hon. Lloyd Wilkinson. MUSIC. Salutatory Address, H. J. Kefauver. MUSIC. Valedictory Address, . • • . E. N. Sappington. MUSIC. Presentation of Diplomas and Prizes, By His E:xcellency, Hon. John Walter Smith, Governor of Maryland. MUSIC. 123 A. Ode to Class of 1901. ©©©© Four 3-ears have passed, And we at last, Are standing at the door. That opens to our future life, With victories before, We ' ve fought a fight, With all our might, But still there ' s more in store. There ' s many a chance with prospects liright That awaits beyond that door. Chorus: — Come all ye bo -s Of 1901 and sing Of days that will often remind us, That, though we were few. We would conquer we knew. And leave a good record behind us So classmates we Are now to see Our future destiny. And with a vim we ' ll enter in This land of libertv. We ' ve stood the test Our very best. But now our hearts are sore, To think the time has come at last. When we ' ll march these halls no more. Chorus: — Come all ye bo ' S Of 1901 and sing Of days that will often remind us.. That, though we were few, We would conquer we knew, And leave a good record behind us. 125 Favorite Golden Texts. OF SOME OF OUR BOYS. ©©©© ANDERSON: — Even a fool when he holdeth his peace is counted wise, and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding. BOWMAN: — Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favor of the Lord. BOUIC: — lyord, I thank thee that I am not as other men are. BRADFORD: — Get thee behind me, what have I to do with thee? COBEY: — And as he was going up there came little children out of the village and mocked him saying: " Go up, thou bald head. Go up, thou bald head. " And he turned back on them and cursed them. COUDON: — vSeest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is n;ore hope of a fool than of him. COLLIER: — A bridle for the horse, a .saddle for the ass, but a whip for the fool ' s Ijack. COCKEY: — To all the living there is hope; a li -ing dog is better than a dead lion. CRUIKSHANK, L.:— When I was a child I thought as a child, spake as a child and understood as a child, but now that I have become a man I have put away all childish things. 126 DARBY, S. P.: — Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a .stran2:er, and not thine own Hps. DICKEY: — The race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong. DENT: — Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. FENBY: — As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly. FENDALL:— If a man think himself something when he is nothing he de- ceiveth himself. HARDISTY: — A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. HOPKINS: — He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. HULL: — Before honor is humility. LOKER: — Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbor ' s house lest he be weary of thee and so hate thee. MATTHEWS:— Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Baby- lon, sit on the ground: there is no throne. O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate. McDONN ELL:— Drink no longer water, but a little wine for thy stomach ' s sake and thine often infirmities. (§=== MITCHELL, R. L.: — Brother, let me put out the mote that is in thine eye. MACKALL: — As a madman who casteth fire brands, arrows and death so is the man who deceiveth his neighbor and sayeth am not I a sport? PAYNE: — As a bird wandereth from her nest so is a man that wandereth from his place. 127 PHILLIPS:— As a jewel of gold on a swine ' s snout so is a fair woman with- out discretion. PALMER: — He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life; but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. PEACH: — If sinners entice thee consent thou not. RUTLEDGE: — For I am determined not to know anything among you. SINCELL: — Remove not the old land mark and enter not into the fields of the fatherless. SYMONS: — Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise. WHITEFORD:— And the Lord said, suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not. WISNER: — Vea I am all things unto all men. WENTWORTH: — Is a lighted candle to be put under a bushel or hidden under a Ijed? 128 WANTS. FOR SALE. EXCHANGE. ETC. Pome early and avoid the rush v 1901 Reveille, only $1.25 A cure for sore eyes, make j ' ou fair, curl your hair and set you on your pin again. SANDWICHES— BEEF, WELL RARED between two promises of bread. Inqure of " SIMON PETER " DARBY, Commissary Department, Room 51. PUBLIC SALE, FOUR HUNDRED AND Eighty-Seven Roasts on the Faculty, mostly new, came too late for use, must be sold out to make room for new spring stock Five Shirts, have never been washed, worn six months by J. T. Hardisty, slightlv care- worn. Five Latin Ponies. One Flunk Tic- ket, been used, but good as new. Sale to take place in 38, March 21st, at 4 o ' clock sharp. The highest bidder in each and everv case to be the buyer, no under bidding to be done. Terms made known on date of sale. W. W. COBEY, Auctioneer. FOR SALE, BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD " Life and Adventures of Captain ' Dick ' " Showing his true histor and exposing his inner life to outward show. UOR SALE OR EXCHANGE. A Sharp, ■I- Squeaky Voice, sounds like rats in a lK)g pen, would make a ver - suitable accom- paniment for a maiden of twelve or thirteen summers, will sell cheap or exchange for a fog horn or a base drum. Inc|uire at Room 36, between 1 P. M. and 11 A. M. UOR SALE, RENT, LEASE OR HIRE, A Twenty-Five Ponie s, all kinds, guaran- teed to be vell broken. Will carry anyone safeh ' through the classical course. Will close out very cheaply as I have finished m} ' course. Inquire at Room 38. OR RENT. FLATS ON TOP HALL, Inquire of H. C. WHITEFORD. PERSONAL, I AM 6 FEET, 3 INCHES tall and weigh 185 pounds, 18 years of age and am very anxious to meet a 3-oung and beautiful woman who Avould make me a loving affectionate companion. No objec- tion to a woman with means or a widow with children. Address with stamp, JOHN, care of Judge. F - I2g A Rebuke to the Hazer. I. Rap, rap, rap — It only was a joke — The poor prep, lay across a trunk And felt the paddle stroke. II. III. Kap, rap, r.-i]), He cried aloud in vain: The hazer held the board aloft, And laid it on a iin. Kap, rap, rap, His flesh was red and sore: The hazer grabbed his paddle tisj;ht, And laid it on some more. IV. Kap, rap, rap, " Oh yes! we ' ll break your will, " The hazer said, and with an oath He hit him harder still. 130 V. Rap, rap, rap. Oh my! what mighty fun: The hazer gives the boy a kick. And then the work is done. VI. Oh hazer, coward, brute and beast, Your w ork no fun attends. To cruelly treat the young cadet So far from home and friends. VII. Wh ' don ' t you be a man for once, And tackle one your size; Perhaps you ' d get a broken nose And a pair of damaged eyes. VIII; I wish you would. I ' d like to see Your cowardly carcass smashed: You are a bulW and a brute, I ' d like to see vou thrashed. 90iov.. : = § vA t jT 131 To .st ' . Toe.st Master, 1st Sergeant A. R. NININGER. The Battalion .... Major A. vS. R. Grason. " Those who love freedom and their country may follow me. " — (jHrihaldi. Athletics I St Serareant H. C. Wliiteford. " Who shall place a limit to the , jiant ' s unchained stren.ctli, or cur!) liis swiftness in the forward race? " — Brviinl. The Literary Sociicties Adiutant vS. ] I. Peach. " Literature draws its saj) from the deep soil of iuiman natuie ' s common and everl.astintj sympatliies. " — Lowell. Tin-; RossBOURG Club . . . ist vSerseant W. W. Cobev " Music is an inyisil)le dance, as dancintif is a silent music. " — c! ; ' ; . 132 Junior Bd nquet TO THE CLASS OF 1900. ef the MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. FANCY ICES LITTLE NECK CLAMS. Horseradish. MULLAGATAWNY. Sauterne. Radishes. CUTLETS OF CHICKEN HALIBUT. Potatoes, a la Russe. CROQUETTES OF CHICKEN. Green Peas. FILET OF PRIME BEEF. Sherry. Asparagus. Mushroom Sauce. CARDINAL PUNCH. PHILADELPHIA SQUAB. St. Julien. Currant Jelly. ASSORTED CAKE. STRAWBERRIES. WITH CREAM. COFFEE. CIGARS. Friday, Ju.ne S, 1900. CIGARETTES. 133 Entrance Examination to the Freshma n Cl ss. oo©© 1. If four black bull dogs, weighing twenty-eight pounds each, can eat four pounds, seven ounces of College beef by working four and a half wet days of seven and a half hours each, how long will it take the Prep, class to eat a barrel of Johnny Green ' s oysters? 2. If a breeze of five miles per hour just fans the hair from off the face of 5 ' our lad} love, and one of twent3 ' -five miles per hour coming from the N. E. , blows out the gas in two minutes, find the combined effect if Sincell and Condon were allowed to blow for five minutes ? Note. — Logarithmetic tables will be furnished. 3. If on coming up the college steps you were to slip on the ice, which al- ways stays there, and break your leg, and then sue the College for damages and win the suit, would the damage be paid out of the vStudent Breakage Fund ? 4. The damage deposit is $5.00. If some fellow smashes the cellar window, steals five pies and breaks two benches coming through Chapel; if a new O. D. bell is put up in place of the one stolen, and a new post on the front step railing is put up in place of the one rotted down, prove that the balance refunded is $.07 (Any one unable to solve this problem, is referred to J. R. O ' s late publica- tion " How I Became a Millionaire. " ) 5. If Howard Smith wore out fi ' e pairs of pants in two weeks, by means of his pursuader, how long will it take Lansdale to wear out his welcome in 38 ? 6. If the Prof, of Mechanical Engineering is in a good humor when the Sophomores come in, prove by highest common factor that his temperature will raise twenty-five degrees during the next three minutes. 7. If H. K. Bradford writes an improved edition of Rem.sen ' s Chemi.stry in three months, and proves (in his own mind) beyond a douljt that his is far simp- ler and superior to Remsen ' s, how long will it take him to convince Dr. McDon- nell that Avagadro ' s law is not correct? 8. If chapel lasts 15 minutes, when Captain has charge of it, how long will it take Prof. Richardion to luring the time down to 3 miiuites ? Work out the usual rate of his prayer to ten decimal ])laces. Answer any nine. 134 Delinquency List. Bradford. — Never interviewing a Professor. Watts, H. F. — Always tidy. Watts, H. D. — Same. Palmer. — Not saluting in ranks. Palmer. — Telling worthless jokes. Bradford. — same. Hardisty. — Betting on the election. Darby, S. P.— Same. Whiteford. — On time at all formations. CoBEY. — Never on time. Coudon. — Always telling the truth. Dunbar. — Liking hot weather. Bouic. — Using forcible language. Evans. — Running an Campus. Rossi. — Excessive talking in Chapel. Bowman. — Being afraid of small pox. Ort. — Talking too fast. Mackall. — Not falling in love. Lansdale. — Not calling over at Captain ' s. Collier. — Not throwing water on Bradford. SiNCELL.— Sending Prof. Richardson a Christmas box. Gathman Bros. — Being too friendly to S. P. Room 38. — Disorder during recitation hours. Whiteford — Not smoking while O. D. Symons. — Going to Company drill. Cocke Y. — Not throwing H2 O on O. D. Coudon. — Trying to get a car in Hyattsville. 135 Seven Wonders of M. A. C. ©eoo I. The College Blacksmith. 2. The College Glee Club. 3. The Parlor Furniture. 4. The Agricultural Course. 5. Johnny Green ' s Bill of Fare. 6. The Y. M. C. a. 7. The Track Team. m THE NEW BASIC GROUP. Garnerium, hopkinsium, Andersonium, Pageium, lokerium, Matthewsium, Gatchium, Hamblinium, Peachium, Atomic W ' t. 32.2 21. 75 98.4 14. 1 36 5 2 90 Specific Gravity. .81934 •73S92 1.23 1.69 .5S491 .86341 .09821 •04563 1.30 Note. — These atomic weights and specific .i ravities were determined with great care by Dr. H. B. McDonnell, durinr the winter of ' 00 and " 01. 136 Indidwn Brdwves. Heap-Big-Not-Afraid-Ivong-Man. — Dext. Much-Big-No-Lack-Brass. — Darby. Big-Donkey-Thinks-Knows- All-Heap-Know-Nothing. — Matthews. Squaw-Red-Top-Eat-Much-Hash. — Bouic. Big-Fat-Pale-Face-Heap-No-Much-Heart-Breaker. — Symons. Miich-Big-Heap-Much-No-Triith-Tells. — Sincell. Big-Jaw-Pumpkin-Slinger-Much-Corn-Husker. — Cobey. Dark-Moon-CrazY-Man-Much-Like-Cars. — Coudon. FRESHMAN IN ENGLISH (Declining Noun). Uncommon collectiYC noun, female gender, plural number, hard cases. Bradford. Bradford. LoKER. Orme. Ort. Rutledge. Wentworth. Ewele. Sincell. Sincell. 137 Junior Ode, Class of 1902, Tune— " Maryland, Mr Marvlanrl. " ©OC© Upon the path (if knowledj e steep The Junior Class has marched along; The obstacles beneath their feet Have all been crushed by courage stronj, Chorus. O Class of Nineteen Hundred Twol With valiant members twelve and one, The M. A. C. expects from you The highest duties to be done. II With lamps of wisdom liurning bright The Junior Class has come at last, To reach the dignity tonight To be as noble Seniors classed. Ill The ijath of knowledge still before, The lamp of wisdom will make bright. Until the journey shall be o ' er And all the darkness turned to light. 138 As We Sometimes Hear Them. Kendall. — " Has the mail come up yet ? " Street. — " ' Tisn ' t eight o ' clock yet. " Kendall. — " Well, it don ' t come till seven. " Warfield. — " Who grows Macaroni around here? " Symons. — " I beg my most humble pardon, Miss E— Symons. — " Say, Cobey, in case of Small-pox our parents Y0uld be very unanx- ious about us. " Mc. — " Sa} ' , Dick, is that gold nugget down in the office genuine? " Dick. — " Sure that is the real thing. " Lansdale to Dr. McD . " Dr. can you see the odor of this gas? " Bradford. — " I cannot recite, Professor, I have been prompted. " Capt. (in Trig) — ■ " You tangants (ten gents) go to the board, please? " Same (next day) — " You show a sine (sign) of not knowing this subject. " A little later while making an explanation : — " Secant (see can ' t) 3 ' ou class ? " Bouic. — " Cosine ' do. " C. — " Can you see it, Mr. Bradford? " B . (aside ) — " Cosecant . ' ' EwELL, L. — " Sa} ' Mackall, what kind of grain is buckwheat flour made from? " Mackall. — " I ' m sure I don ' t know. " Ort. — " What is that cadet doing over there in the room ? " CoCKEY. — " Why Matthews is coaxing him in Algebra. " Prof, in Physics. — " Mr. Matthews what is snow ? " Matthews. — " Why, Professor, snow is frozen atmosphere. " Hardisty. — " She had a beautiful necklace around her waist. " 139 Great Authorities of M. A. C. 000© Feminine Sex Lansdale. 2nd to Lansdale Hardisty. Disorder Dickey. f COCKEY. I LOKER. Assistants to Dickey • • • " j ll. Nailor. ( DUKER. Bugling RUTLEDGE. G ' mnastics Femby. Chicken Femby. Cars CouDON. Bugs Symons. Tobacco CoBEY. Plants Whiteford. Stout Hardisty. Foot Ball Petels. Bores Palmer. Brass Bradford. English Brown. Profanity Mitchell. Ponies Mackall. Descriptive Geometry . . Fendall. (r= =S) f osT, Strayed or Stolen. — Heart of an unusually large size, but badly broken. Finder please return to " Judge. " No questions asked. ¥ OST. — On the day of the Gallaudet Game, Hat, Coat, Dress vSuit Case and Umbrella. Finder please leave in parlor. MoTicE TO All Concerned. — I hereby warn the public against a pony which has forsaken my bed and bedding and wandered from the parental roof tree. Said pony is of a light brown color and answers to the name of " Horace. " The public are warned not to hold me responsible for same from this date. CAPT., CO. " B. " April 17, igoi. 140 Uncle Reuben Jones ' Letter. ©©©© The following is a letter from Uncle Reuben Jones, of St. Mary ' s County, to his wife Maria. Uncle Reuben was visiting the College some time since, and stayed here over night. CoLLEG Park, Md. My Dear Maria: I arrove hear to day on the lo o ' clook train. This here is a very nice place and from what I kin understand Henr} ' is a doin well. When I fust come up from the lectric cars (which did not stop here but car- ried me on to some God-forsaken place called Burwin) I walked roun to the back door, not a keerin to go in the front way with my muddy boots. I met some fine lookin man a walkin down the hall and thinks I to myself this is President Silves- ter, for I had heerd that the president was a mighty hansom man. I walked up to the gentleman rale harty like and sa3 ' s, says I, " I spose this is Capten Silves- ter — my name is Jones, and I cum over to see my sun Henry. " The gentleman cleared his throte several times and says, says he, " My name is Green, I aint the President, " says he, " but I ' m Stewart here. " I couldn ' t understan wh}- he called hisself Stewart if his name was Green, but on lookin at him closer I seen that he had a bad look about the e5 e and I suppos he had run away from some place changed his name. All right says I Mr. Stewart you needn ' t be uneasy bout me sayin nothin bout $eein 5 ' ou. Mr. Stewart, or Green, or whatever his name was, give me an invite to go up stairs, sent the ugliest, biggest footed nigger I ever seen, to show me the way. I sot down in the best room and it being a leetle warm there I laid off my coat opened my wescot. Pretty soon a great big smoothfaced fellow almost as good lookin as Green, opened the door and walked in, I knew right off that was the President, and up I jumped to shake hands with him. He seein me rush towards him with coat off and arm out-stretched thought I was a goin to fight, I reckon, and he jumped back and slammed the door in my face. Holdinon to the outside of the handle of the door he said he would call Mr. Harrison and have me put out if I dident behave. I soon made him understan, so he cum in and gaiv me the harty shake. We had a mighty nice talk together, the Capten noin a little somethin bout farmin hisself. He said Henr}- was a gittin long well, 141 which I was mighty glad to hear. The Capin then took me into his offis and give me a knock-down to Mr. Harrison, his clerk. He said Harrison is his fighten man too, though I didn ' t seenothin so mighty fierce lookinbout the chap, but think he is real hansom and mild like, just such a feller as I would pick out for Matilda Jane to git fur a husbun and i want to bring Matilda long with me the next time I come up and have her meet him. Some of the fellers said though that Harrison was a great flirt and had already broken more ' n a dozen girls hearts. But i dont believe no sich thing. He is a nice gentel boy and good lookin to and He Matilda Jane would hitch up fust rate. The President tuk me all over the college and showed me the farm and I asked the Capten what he thought of St. Mary ' s County and he said, said he, " Why man that is the only place in Maryland. " A lot of men were a workin in the field and I was told by a feller named Sincell that each farm hand had a certain lot of ground to look after and took his section home with him each night to keep it from gettin hurt by the w eather. This is very remarkable but I knew by Sincell ' s face that he was tellin the truth, jist think of it! The U. S. Experiment Station is here too, this i was told is where McKinley makes all his speriments, if all his speriments turn out as bad as his speriment with the Filapian Hands he ' d better smash the hul dang station and take down his sign. They had a sign on the speriment station which read Rossbourg Club, 1776, I asked what that thar ment and Sincell said that that log up there was the club that General Ross was killed with in 1776, I dident say nothin cause I ' d never herd of Gen. Ross. While I was up to the Speriment Station I seen em test a calf to see if he could drink more milk out of a pint bottle or a quart bottle both of them bein full and they were also a tryin sawdust and bran mash to see which was the best feed. Sincell said a cow would git fat on excelsior if they would put green specta- cles on her to make her think she was eatin grass. Wonderful what discoveries science has made. One of the nicest fellows I met at the hul college was Mr. Prof: Robinson, more, he is a farmer and no mistake, he knows everN ' thing l)out flowers, and grass too and aint Ijackward a bit about haudin out information never seen such a talker before in my hul life now Maria I allers thought you could say a few words when you take a notion but you are deaf, dumb and blind long side of Prof, but he is a mighty smart man and jis as kind as he kin l)e. He promiced to send me three car-loads of flowers and i)lants in the Spring and the Lord only knows what we will do with them all, guess I ' d better throw that front 4 acre lot into the front yard, .so as we kin have a place to put the flowers and plants in that Prof. Robinson is surely goin to send, I offered to take quite a tub of flowers long home with me when I go, but the kind hearted old chap wouldnt let me, .said he 142 couldn ' t give me that trouble but would express em all at his own expense jist as soon as they w ere ripe. I went over to the department of Entymology that thur word means bug- house, never seen so many bugs in all my life before, all sizes from them to little to see up to sum as big as turkey buzzards, but since I got to thinkin bout it I dont know whether them that were to little to see w ere there or not, but a real pretty fat boy named Simons said as how he could see um in his telescope. I asked him why he dident throw his telescope away if it was buggy and wrap his clothes up in a red handkerchief like I done. Simons said he ' d always lived with em and wouldnt feel right without em. Say Maria that must be a funny feelin. I was a goin to to tell you how I saw the boys all runnin over the field and some feller with a lot of gold things on his clothes said they was drillen, but want nothin like we do drillen down in St. Mary ' s. Just now some feller right over my head seems to have gone crazy and has been runnin round so he has knocked all the plasterin down on me so I cant write, Henry sais dont mind that pap, its only Dickey he does that all the time, but I think if I was roun here much I ' d have that feller shet up for fear he might git away. I ' ll try and finish this in the mornin. Your lovin husban, R. JONES. !5===:S) (S===: (?= =g) (5= =:5) (f=s=5 (5= :==§) Cr feS) (5==:; (S===:J) 143 Dictionary. C©0© A DEAD GAME SPORT.— An unen- durable bore, dressed in conspicuous garb, smoking a Wheeling Stogie. He must be seen to be understood, and when once seen can never be forgotten. BLUFF. — The act of convincing a Prof, that you are more conversant with the subject than he is. BIG MOGUL.— The Rock of Refuge and Highest Court of Appeals for all students in time of trouble. CAB.— See Big Mogul. Also a pub- lic conveyance for the benefit of those who have the wherewithal. THE COMMY.— The sedate and dig- nified commander of our military for- ces. CRAM. — The act of filling an empty head with borrowed notes. The per- formance of filling one ' s dinner basket with purloined edibles. To gorman- dize. FAKE. — To appropriate secretly without the knowledge or consent of the owner. To purloin. FIRED. — To be in such a condition that absence from any college exercise does not incur marks. To feel impel- led to go home and yet not to be de- sirous of going home. FLUNK. — A summation of zips be- tween the limits of the beginning and ending of the term. FRESH— To be like Horatio Knight. GAY.— See Fresh. GRIND. — One who crams constantl - with a more laudable amVntion than one who crams. JUMP. — To reprimand severely; to address forcibly; the address being in- terspersed with frequent epithets and l)lue smoke. To come down on with both feet. LAB. — The contraction of the word used to designate the haven of refuge for Engineers, Physicists and Chem- ists. PONY. — An apparatus, contrivance, or appliance used as a pre ventive against flunks to use such apparatus, contrivance or appliance. RAT. — A w ord used to designate a tenderfoot; one who has not had ex- perience; any one w ho is operated on b} ' Sophomores. SPORTY.— Having a tendency to sport; to gambol; frisky; unsettled; to make free use of the " old man ' s " money; to be like Wisner. SKIP. — When a class leaves the re- citation room before it has entered it. STICK. — A gentle reminder of any offense; a report of misdemeanors; a form of pursuader. SEWED UP.— The state of the mind when the first realization of the impossibility of your fond and cherish- ed hope in winning and holding the everlasting love of the lady you wished to conquer; to be like Lan.sdale. SWIPE.— See fake. SWELLED HEAD.— A chronic dis- ease among Sophomores and young girls. TO SIT ON.— A peculiar form of treatment applied to a student volun- teering information. TO PULL HIS LEG.— To conciliate or to propitiate, by ob.sequious suavity of demeanor; to obtain privileges on false pretense. ZIP. — The locus generated by the ]-)oint of a ]:)encil which moves accord- ing to the fixed law expres.sed b - the algebraic ecpiation Z — I -.- P O. •44 The Disappointed Sophs. Ms, ©©©© ! f AS a usual thing a sophmore is a pretty bright fellow — indeed, he is generally spotted all over with wisdom, and an auriole of glory surrounds his sapient head. Occasionally, however, this self- same Soph. " slips upon himself, " as it were. He has moments of mental decrepitude, and there are periods when his mind is off on a vacation. A few days prior to the Winter Examinations, when the wily Sophs, were making their accustomed reconnaissance in and around the class-room of the Professors to see what they could find, their eagle eyes lighted upon a paper covered with short- hand notes. Something on the paper suggested to their brilliant minds that this was the examination in geometry, dictated by the President to his stenographer. Ha! ha! Ho! ho! What a find! The proverbiall}- tender consciences of the Sophs, did not, strange to say, prevent their appropriating the paper, and they proceeded to fall all over themselves in spasms of uncontrollable joy. An exact tracing of the paper was made, and a committee was appointed to take the same to a stenographer in Washington, and have it translated into good honest questions for examination. Swifter than the wings of the morning, the chosen delegation hied themselves to the city. A dozen different stenographers were interviewed without success. Finally a gifted knight of ' ' pot-hooks and hangers " managed to figure out a translation. He wrote it down for the jubi- lant committee. This is what he wrote: " College; Park, Md., Dec. lo, 1900. Jos. A. Ellis, Esq., Quanto, Md., Dear Sir: — The hogs 3 ' ou describe are evidently true Poland-China, We have a very select lot of hogs here which we would be glad to have you come over and see at any time. We can modestly say that the M. A. C. is noted for its fine breed of swine, etc., etc. Very truly yours, R. W. Silvester, Pres. " When the eager eyes of the Sophs, beheld the translation of their treasured paper, and fully realized how beautifully they had been sold, there was among them weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth ; and such a sudden and decided trans- formation occurred as to make each individual member of the committee bear a striking resemblance to thirty cents. Of course they got no light whatever upon the coming examination, but they realized that the President ' s .letter referred to f iem after all. They consequently felt somewhat important, but not happy. 145 s (A 1 J= 1 1 1 1 • z o y. c .5 o 3 c 2 c la 1 . Egyptian. nglish 50 per c •ish 25 • ' eniainder Dutc Indian. N u •a I? be be 3 m .2 be ■•3 =« •M e V J X iaa«| 1 1 11 1 •a 1) _w 1 1 a H •a U 1- a . c o a, ■M bC „■ .s •« " i 1 b C 2 •0 n fast man. Corrections. 0) i.2 bo tJ « j_i ■ -• Going to Hyattsvil Paying friendly cal to the College. Being Noisy. Brass or Cheek. 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B. — Nobody on sick list. 2. — Boys retur n and report for duty, each bearing a well-filled basket of fragments from Thanksgiving feast. Coudon visits Hyattsville — business unknown. Watts telegraphs ahead that he will be at College on Monday morning and is to be put on the sick list. 3. — Duker, who has not seen his mamma for two days, is a very home-sick bo} ' , cries freely and wants to blow a bugle. Prof. Lanahan very ill. Juniors hope he will not be. able to hear Physics again this year. " Tubby " Stone severs his connection with the M. A. C. for the seventh time, to accept a clerical position. No tears shed. 4. — Hopkins flunked in geometry. Ensor, same. O. C. tied up in 37. 5. — Guns issued to Co. " A. " " Limber " Hardi.sty, alias Long John, on the sick li.st. 6. — Old " Judge " has cramps and threatens to kill " Limber, " " Dick, " and " Mc, " if they do not let him alone. Dickey asks Prof. Gwinner if the Freshmen bought T squares or if they use the ones which belonged to the Sophs. 7. — Peach, Walker and Garner " flunked " in Applied Mech. Class in " French " all get tens for a week — cause unknown. Judge well again, and goes to Laurel. Young robs us of his unwelcome presence. 8. — Saturday, everybody slept. Saturday night, Sergt. Lansdale goes to Hyattsville to see " Way Down Ea.st. " 9. — Sunday, Biggest dinner at College on record. Turkey, duck, cranber- ries, cranberries, etc., etc., etc. 148 Coudon thinks of studying railroad engineering instead of fruit testing. He is frequently discovered very busily engaged among the cars in Hyattsville. lo. — French class " flunks " and Hardisty takes a little exercise by riding his pony around the room a few times. Symons asks Prof. Lanahan: " How many kilometers in a gram, Professor? Hardisty writes a thesis on " How to Use Water for Irritation? " II. — " Cy " wants to know how to find the diameter of a circle when the radius is given. ' ' Limber ' ' Hardisty proves beyond a doubt that he is the windiest boy in school by blowing up Prof Richardson ' s lung tester. 12. — News just arrived to the recorders of this diary that on last Sunday a Y, M. C. A. was formed with headquarters in the garret, w here they run a gam- bling den, in which no vulgarity is permitted. P. S. — The main object is a preventive against the use of the persuader. N. B. — All except two of the members are of the type known as rats. Hardisty on the sick li.st; coming off Friday evening. Disease unknown. Smith, same. Walls, same. 13. — Thos. Humphrey tries to bribe " Jwdge. " " Big Dick, " on the sick list. Prof. Richardson runs the Lord ' s Prayer through on double time. 14. — The three captains have a " set-too " in the Hep ' s office while Hep is out on the hunt of Big Dick. Limber throws a cake of soap at Dick ' s head just as Hep returns. Every- body wonders who threw that cake of soap. Hep says ' ' you are all as bad as privates. " Trustee ' s meeting. No school in the afternoon. Nobody on sick list. 15. — The inmates of Melrose Institute requested Capt. McDonnell to design a class pin for 1902. He gladly complied with the request, but the design is rejected. j5_ — Captain John Thomas Hardisty, alias Limber, makes his appearance in the new army cap. He appears to have increased about a foot in stature. Sophomores prepare ' ' cribs ' ' for the coming exams. , and send a delegation to Washington to get a page of pot hooks translated into English. P. S.— All is not gold that glitters. 149 17. — Limber escorts Miss Birdie in the city. 18. — Everybody busy; nothing happens. 19. — Peters takes the hall by storm when he finds he has passed all his exams. Com. ofiScers receive their new caps. Rutledge works all day for Cobey on odd jobs. 20. — Term ends. Everybody gets ready for the dance. " Home, Sweet Home, " " Girls, Sweet Girls. " ANUARY 2, 1901. — College opens; six boys return, five of them Preps. 3. — " Partridge " has a fit in 38. " Judge " goes to Political Economy with " Caesar " in his hand. 4. — Major Scantling goes to Washington to have his hair cut. 5. — Great excitement over a proposed trolley system around to the different buildings. " Shorty and Mc " take the contract and commence operations. 6. — Ever3 ' body goes to church. Text: — " He who goeth out at the back door goeth the way of destruction. 7. — Capt. Co. C. goes on the sick list for half a day. 8. — Annual explosion of a hydrogen generator in the Chemical Laboratory. 9. — Hardisty puts on a clean shirt. 10. — " Big Dick " discovers six boys playing cards. Appropriates the cards and gives a progressive euchre party at his home this same evening. II. — Limber goes on sick list to escape P rench and Thos. Humphrey sends word he cannot meet the class to-day. 12. — Major J. C. S. goes to matinee at t he New Grand, Saturday P. M. 13.— Bradford and Palmer report great disorder in Co. A Hall. 14. — Students begin to arrive in fear and treml ling for the ten weeks ' course in agriculture. 150 15- — One ten weeks ' student is heard inquiring about the friendliness of the Sophomores, and wonders if he will be required to do the " Sammy race. " i6. — Bradford off on parole. Richard W. sets a trap for the would-be hazers of our ' ' farmer boys. ' ' 17. — " Mrs. Cruikshank wants to know if he could plane up a set of castings for a small engine with a rabbit plane. 18. — S. P. Darby decides to raise a mustache. Cobey flunked in French. 19. — J. Bernard Robb (chemist) analyzes one of M. Norris Straughn ' s anec- dotes. 20. — Five college boys attend a religious discourse in the Y. M. C. A. quar- ters. Subject for the morning: " If any man smite thee on the one cheek turn unto him the other also. " Student body attends ' ' Midnight Mass. ' ' 21. — Judge sees what his shoes look like when worn by a gentleman. Seniors hold a class meeting. 22. — Seniors hold a class meeting. Juniors same. Capt R. W. S. holds two class meetings. 23. — Hardisty gets homesick and goes home. Senior class meets again. 24. — Rain to-day. Seniors hold a class meeting. 25. — Six boys learn that card-playing comes high. 26. — Sergeant Gatch acts as private. 27. — Boys all go skating, Bouic excepted; he attends Y. M. C. A. meeting. No one else present. 28. — Promotions made. Usual number of surprises and disappointments. 29. — Cobey spends the evening at Capt. Sylvester ' s. 30. — Walker resigns. 31. — Hinman, same. 151 EBRUARY I. — Everyone founders at the ball. Too much " ham " sandwich. 2. — Ground Hog Day. Hall awakes, and seeing his shadow, falls asleep for another six weeks. 3. — Cobey visits Capt. Sylvester. Bradford, same. Prof. Lanahan, same. Prof. Richardson, same. 4. — Hardisty returns, along with one cake, six bottles of brown stout and three bottles of cod liver oil. Cobey and McDonnell get drunk on oil. 5. — Ball team starts in for practice. Twenty-five applicants. Prospects good. 6. — Hardisty lives on stout. 7. — McDonnell lives on stout. 8. — Cobey lives on cod liver oil. 9. — Whiteford drinks cod liver oil and gets a fish bone in his throat. 10. — Y. M. C. A. meets. II. — Chas. J. Rutledge goes to sleep in class and is promptly awakened to his sense of dut} ' by a pin. 12. — Burglars loot the commissary department. 13. — Major Wilfred Wangdoodle Cobey, of Maryland Agricultural College Battalion, and Thomas Bailey Aldritch Symons, 2nd Lieutenant and Adjutant of Maryland Agricultural College Battalion of Cadets, appear on dress parade riding two large white cows. 14. — Same as yesterday. 15. — Bradford does special guard duty. Sophomores pay him a " social vi.sit. " 16. — The Senior Class go to the theatre; Cobey to liijou, Hardisty to Ker- nan ' s, Whiteford to Academy, McDonnell to New Grand. 152 17. — " Rat " Mackall has a girl at church. 18. — " Tis " Price ' s actions unexplained again. 19. — Hardisty puts on a clean shirt. 20. — Tick-tack hung on " Tis " Price ' s door at i A. M. 21. — Some son-of-a-gun throws a barrel of water on Horatio Knight Brad- ford. 22. — A great many of the boys are disappointed on chicken. — (Femby.) 23. — Hardisty signs a pledge. 24. — McDonnell goes to church. 25. — Sambo not wishing to lock the class-room while Chas. J. Rutledge is sleeping there, awakes him and asks him to depart. 26. — Lansdale visits Capt. Sylvester, and Captain " sticks " him for " out of quarters. ' ' 27. — The fire department lectures on lightning, and " C} ' " asks questions which produce a large difference of potential between the department and himself. Fire department emits sparks and Cy is discharged. Moral: " Don ' t ask any questions. " 28. — Shorty Peters works a problem in calculus correctly. ARCH I. — Cairnes orders his bugle brigade to play " Goo-Goo Eyes, " 5S! a for the battalion. Fembv makes a bad blunder. 2. — First base ball game of the season between the Bulls vs. Bears. Score, 2-17, in favor of the Bears. Alumni Banquet held in Chapel. 3. — Cobey and McDonnell review the Pennsylvania troops in Washington. Boys clean guns and uniforms for the inauguration. 4. — Everybody goes to the inauguration. The Lord not being willing and the creek rising, they did not drill, but return, cussing fate. 153 5- — One hundred and ten boys on sick list. Cause — Too much drill on the Fourth. 6. — Boys all convalescent. Hamblin cuts off part of one ear in the blacksmith shop and Peach tries to weld it on, 7. — " Cy " reports that the " Cornell Indians " drilled as well as the West Point boys, at the Inauguration. 8. — Shorty Peters whiskers visible the entire length of Co. " A " hall when the barometer registers 29.248 in. at 44° C. 9. — George Edelen .sets fire to the chemical laboratory. Too tough to burn. 10. — Captain appears with one arm in a .sling. II. — S. P., alias Lieutenant, gives a promissory note for fifty cents to pro- mote the advancement of the terpsichorean art on the festi -e occasion of June 19, 1901. 12. — McDonnell eats Cobey ' s pie. Track Team organizes. Edw. V. Dickey, Captain and Manager; Privates: Bradford (Scratch), Turner. Note. — Bradford has a record as a fast man. 13. — An unlucky number. Nothing happened. 14. — Orders given for the June Ball invitations. Stonebraker Bros, get the contract to publish the Reveille. 15. — Chapel transformed into a theatre. ' ' Uncle " is produced in apple-pie order. 16. — Hardi.sty dons a clean shirt. 17. — Benn} ' Harrison buried — no holiday — everybody has to attend chapel just same. 18. — Battalion picture taken. Hardisty appears with his hair cut. 19. — Co. " A " picture taken. Fendall makes a zip in Descriptive Geometry. 20. — Co. " C " picture taken. Palmer flunks in Calculus. 154 21. — Co. " B " picture taken. " Partridge " Lansdale does miraculous work in chemistry. He neglects to weigh his crucible but the result comes out with an error of only .03 of 2 per cent. In another analysis of the same substance he looses half the precipitate and gets a result with an error of .10021 of 1.4 percent. We advise him to change his course and take language. 22. — First ball game of the season. Georgetown vs. M. A. C. Score, 9-3, in favor of Georgetown. Mitchell mistakes H S for H O, and drinks half a pint. Result— Breath like a billy-goat. 23.— Rockville, 5; M. A. C, 7. 24. — Everybody goes out for arbutus; nobody gets any. Cobey goes to Hyattsville. Peach discusses the Darwinian Theory with his lady friend. 25. — Faculty picture postponed for the twenty-fifth time. " Cy " refuses to talk for fear we have a joke on him. 26. — Broch gets the measles and Jones the scarlet fever. 27. — Johnny Green sends for 03 ' sters, but when they are opened they turn out to be fish. 28.— E. H. S. hearing of our fierce base ball, team get badly scared and at once cancel their game of ball with us. 29. — Our new base ball pitcher arrives. Preliminary contest for the State Intercollegiate Contest. Great excitement prevails. 30. — Mackall breaks his heart. Cause, too much Partridge. Moral: " Don ' t fall in love. " First forty-eight pages of Reveille go to press. 31. — Bradford preaches in College Chapel. No snap shots taken. PRIL I.— Major J. C. S. commands, " Battalion! About! " Femby gets careless with his superfluous bottles, and drops one down stairs. Refrain: " And we have no Femby now. " 155 2. — Great excitement at college to-day. Five boys have scarlet fever and everybody anxious to get away before they catch it. Some think it a great bonanza for a holiday. Faculty picture taken at last. Fendall flunks in Calculus. 3. — College deserted. Everything left to McDonnell to do as he pleases with what he pleases about the college. Reveille begins to appear by the yard. 4. — Everybody has a holiday but me. I do the work, the others eat the plums. Went to Washington to-da3 5. — Drove the cows home an hour earlier than usual, and killed a skunk to drive away the blues. Fell in the creek while fishing. 6. — Slept all day. Hunted for another skunk. 7. — Went to church. 8. — Went to Washington. 9. — Same. 10. — Same. 1 1 . — Went to Baltimore. 12. — Same. 13. — Came home from Baltimore and went to Branchville. 14. — Went to Branchville again. Went to Washington in the evening. " ()! solitude, solitude, where are thy charms? " 15. — Ran a maiden down on College avenue. Am beginning to get used to this solitude. Cobey turns up once more. Was very nuich surprised. 16. — Get a job and work all A. M. Go to Washington in the afternoon. Note. — The section of this Diary from the 3d to the 17th inst. was found in the bullrushes near the Maryland Agricultural College Experiment Station, on May 21, 1901, and presented the board with the compliments of the finder, Jane Sapsunsheger. 17, — College opens once more. Only a few boys return. All the care-worn faces have disappeared. 18. — Boys learn with much fear and trembling that the examinations are to be presented in the original form in the near future. 19. — Very wet to-day. Cobey gets his feet wet, and they swell so he has to retire with his shoes on. Hardisty takes a girl to the theatre. 20. Hardisty realizes his mistake on the 19th. 21. — Coudon goes to Hyattsville on the electric car to see Miss . and talk over the new telephone exchange in that far advanced young city. 22. — New tactics begun by Major J. C. S. He surveys the foot ball field, and orders stakes cut. 23. — Jones poses in his new glasses, goes to sleep and falls off his stool in the draughting room. 24. — Dick Whiteford is voted the biggest liar in college. All go to chapel in boats. Hardistj ' s pony has not been seen for two weeks; great fear as to its where- abouts. Peters and Darby discuss " How to prevent sparking. " 26. — Prof. Lanahan passes sentence on five Juniors in heat. 27. — Flunks take another guess. A good many guessed wrong. 28. — A day of rest. 29. — A day of unrest. 30. — Reveille goes to press. 157 Retrospect. m_ ooo© As we are about to lay down our pen, after having toiled long and carefully on this book, we glance back into the year while we were busily engaged compiling its contents. We wish to present to 3 ' ou some of the difficulties which presented themselves to us when we began this work. Our entire class consisted of only four members, each burdened already- wdth duties known only to a Se- nior, each feeling that if we did put forth a book it would not be our fault if it did not, at least compare favorably with its older brother publications. At last we started work in earnest and have put our best efforts into the work. It is with much pride, although we do not say it boastingly, that we have now completed our task. We claim that we present a work of unusual originality for a College Publi- cation. We have established mau} innovations, departed far from the course started by our predecessors, and while we are far from condemning that course we do think that the time had come for the change. We introduce our book, at the first of a new century, in an enti rely new shape, under a novel cover. We ha ' e endeavored to please all those whom it is possible to please; for those who like facts we have provided; for those who like fiction we have not been negligent; for those who like frivolity we have abundance, and for those who can not read we have pictures which explain themselves. We wish to extend our thanks to all those who have aided us in our work. We are grateful to Profes.sors Gwinner and Lanahan, both of whom have prepared for us valuable and instructive articles. To Major Scantling of the U. S. A., we are indebted for the article which appears in the military depart- ment. To Dr. Townsend we owe much for his serv ' ices in procuring, for us, the half-tones reproduced in this book. We are not ungrateful to Professor Bomber- ger, who has helped us much in the form of expression and valued suggestions. For our sketches, of which we do boast nuich, we are indebted to a number of sources. To those who have been so kind as to give us the benefit of their talent, we extend a hearty vote of thanks and assure them that the importance of this department of the book has not been underestimated. Hoping that this book may meet with general approval and be a work of merit to our class in years to come, we retire. Yours sincerely, BOARD. 158 Frontcspiece 1 Reveille 2 Board of Editors 3 Editorial Staff Picture 4 Preface 5 Dedication 6 Picture of Faculty 7 Faculty 8 Standing Committees 11 Mechanical Engineering 12 Barracks 13 Editor as People See Him 15 Acrostics 19 Class of ' 01 20 E. ;-Mtfml)ers of ' 01 21 Cobe3 ' s Biography 22 Hardisty ' s Biography 23 McDonnell ' s Biography 24 Whiteford ' s Biography ' 25 History of 1901 26 College Buildings 27 Editor as He Really Is 29 The Class of 1901 30 Prophecy of 1901 32 Class of ' 02 36 Picture of ' 02 37 History of ' 02 38 The Last Car 40 A Tribute from the Under Class Men. . . 43 Class of ' 03 44 Picture of ' 03 45 History of ' 03 46 Class of ' 04 48 Picture of ' 04 49 Histoty of ' 04 50 What They All iMean 52 Love A Contradiction 53 Preparatory Class 54 Picture of Preparatory- Class 55 Science and Arts 56 Tem]:)le of Fame 59 Grinds 60 The Battalion March 62 Grinds 64 Reveille 68 Military Organization 69 New Mercer Literary Society- 88 Morrill Literary Society 92 College Orchestra 95 Athletic Department 98 Rossbourg Clul 113 June Ball Organization 119 Miscellaneous 124 Diary 149 RetrosjX ' ct 158 Advertisements 161 i6o m I m THis Publication is the Product our Establishment. 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Baltimore St. Baltimore, Md. SIDOHE H. HIRSHBERG. HENRY WEISS, JR. Maryland Telephone Cotirtland 257?. HmSHSEKG AKT COMPANY, Successors to HI1{SHSERG. HOLLANDER CO, ' S ART DEPARTMENT. Artist Supplies and Dralving TIaterial, PICTURES. rnAMES, ■NOUL ' DINGS. jiinnoKS. novelties, etc. 34 N. Holvard Street, ' Baltimore, ?id. Near Mulberry Street. 163 Pew Vofk Cbe coledo. ■ ZVW VI 1% mercbant Cdiloring, 6cm$ ' furnisbittds. College Caps and Gowns. 77Ia «itll €afe and Cuncb Room OPEN ALL NIGHT. MEALS COOKED TO ORDER. 636 Pennsylvania . Avenue, N. W., WASHINGTON D C vue eii ewerytbing in men ' s Ulear except Shoes. JOHN SMALL, Jr., Manager. 102 104 6. Balilttiore Street, Baltimore, md. Oloodwara Cotbrop, Dry and Fancy Goods, Men ' s, Clkes, Berwanger $f €o., Present their compliments to the publishers of the Ma.ry- land Agricultural College " Re veille. " Women ' s and Children ' s Furnish- ings, Tourists ' Requisites, Books, Magazines, Card and Wedding Engraving, Monograms, Dies, Fine Stationery, ' EXc. jtjt jKjl ClotRiers, tailors and Turnishers, 10 and n e. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Itld. It is our ])k ' . ' isurc to answer promptly all c )rres])()ii(i(. ' iK- . ' , liivinj. latest and best iniorniation. Samples free. No Catalogue. 164 EBBITT HOUSE, WASI-IIINGTOIN. D. C ARIVIV AND INAVV HEADQUARTERS, H. C BURCH, IVIanagef. ESTABLISHED 1810. " has. i). Mel, i ke rendering if g , Q h AND CURER OF ine 3uqar " Cured Meats. MANUFACTURER OF ALL KINDS OF SAUSAGE. T to 21 XOest Henrietta t. Baltimore. . . . THI. . . . CHAS. H. r LLIOTT Co. . . . INC WORKS : 17TH St. and Llhiqh Ave. salesroom : 1527 Chestnut Street, philadelphia, pa. Furniture FOR THE Student ever3-- thing ne- cessity can d e ni a n d or fanc3 ' prescribe in the waj ' of furniture is shown in its best form at Moses. Furni- ture for the bedroom, fir the Fraternity rooms— sub- stantial, sightly pieces of artistic merit — and sensibh ' priced. W. B. MOSES SONS, F St., Cor. nth, WASHINGTON, D. C. 165 Cbo$» ] , Cadson IMlNK. VlSAHS SVlTH MoouK .t Ledino. ixr -XT JEWELER AND SILVERSMITH •}• 4 « • •$• » 9 $• A • V « • W 4 » A «2 •§• A •§• A t •$••$••$••$•»% ■% •X a » 4 « •• » «£••$• 4 k 4 • 4 4 A « « F.P.MAY(£CO. Hardware 654 Pennsylvania Ave. NOHTIIWIIST WASHINGTON, D. C. •5» •J •J aJ •{• aJ •J •§• •$• •$• 5 •$• •J •J •J •J •J •J •!• •$• ♦$♦ •■ ■• •!• •$♦ • .% ■ V .% C - • ■ A. «.% « •$• C •$• 9 •£• •$••$• •- ■V y A- - a v •$« a «i tS «i 4 « a M 4 4 4 9 4 « « -« 4 A A- ■ A James F. Ouster .Dealer In. BUTTER CHEESE EGGS Cor. Penna. Ave. and Qth St. MARBLE BUILDING Telephone 271 WASHINGTON, D. C. • 4 ♦!♦ •J tj aj aJ •J •J aJ •J •J •J 4 • ' ■4 •J •J aJ •J •J •$• •{• $• •$• •J- • 4S4 4$445 4$44S44S4 4S4»v4 4 ' J »?» ' %»$ «?«»?» J 4?»»J ? J »J % ♦$4434 ' ,0 M. A. TAPPAN CO. Sporting Goods ATHLETIC S GOODS .; OF THE si HIGHEJT li QUALITY W ifr i iff Base Ball, Lawn Tennis, Golf, Foot Pall, S " S Fishing Tackle, Guns and Rifles of J every description, Ammunition, c. BICYCLE SKATF.S. ffr i i 1139 F STREET, N. W. | ,S Formerly 1015 Penna. Ave. ' N „ ... I S WASHINGTON, s D. C. fS§ 166 JEROME W. SCHIRM, fuccessor to JOHN H. MENGER. Diamonds, Watches, Silverware, Fine Jewelry, Bronzes, c. ' M M 211 VV. LEXINGTON STREET, BALTIMORE. Estimates furnished on Class Pins and Rings. PATAPSCO FLOURING MILLS Establislied 1774. C. A. CiMBRILL MANyFACTyRlNC CO., Proprietors. BALTIMORE. Manufacturers of tiie Famous PATAPSCO SUPERLATIVE FLOUR. D. N. WALFORD, 909 and 4 7 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. WASHINGTON. D. C. 314-316 Camden St., Slg Bicycle Perfection Reached in VICTOR m READING STiDAltD, 1901 MODELS Opposi te -=5_ Camden Station, Main Depot, B. O. R. R., Baltimore, Md. Newly Refurnished, Modern and Up=to=Date. Steam Heat, Electric Light, Gas and Electric Bells in ever3 ' room. t- " ' irst-class Cafe and Dining Room. ROOMS 50c , 75c. and $1.00 EACH. All Street Cars Pass the Door. VICTOR RO. DSTER - . - ' - - - $35-oo Guaranteed until December 31. RE. DING STANDARD, Road Racer, - $40.00 READING vSTANDARD, Model C, - - $27.50 Hparfniiarfprc fnr ' " ' - ' ' " " ' ' if and aii llCaUqUdl ICI d lUI Out-Ooor Goods. Guns, Am- munition, Fishing Tackle, and Fine Cutlery- JUBILEE RAZORS HONED FREE OF COST. All Kinds of Repairing. 167 INDIAN TAR BALSAM The Family Doctor ?fe Guaranteed to cure La Grippe, Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Bron- chitis, Diphtheria, Lung Diseases, Croup, Whooping Cough, Sore Throat, Catarrh, Cuts, Bruises, Lameness, Burns, Sprains, Lum- bago, Chilblains, Rheumatism, Frosted Feet, Chapped Hands, Mumps, Piles, Etc. PRICE 25 CENTS. NO CURE NO PAY THE IHDIPN THR BfliiSRin DO. BALTIMORE, M . For Sale by all Druggists and Country Merchants. m ' »s » ft fl fl 4 » » ft IS ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft i ft ft ft ft ft 9harmacwtj ((attsDiUe, Mari{land. XOashington tore: nth and :k 6U. X w. A complete and selected stock of pure Drugs and Chemicals. None but qualified Assistants allowed t i despense Prescriptions. A lull line of Toilet Articles, Confectionery, Cigars, Tobacco, etc. deda XOater: ct and ' Cold in Reason. ANDERSON IRLLAND DEALILRS IN HARDWARE. AND CUTLLRY . . Cor. Light and Pratt Streets BALTIMORE., MD. U. S. DENTAL AiiOCIATION Charles and Baltimore, t.s. baltimokc, md. LSTABLISHLD i8oo. Q. T. SADTLLR SONS, Opticians, Watches, Fine Jewelry, Diamonds, Opera-Glasses, Silver Ware, Photographers Supplies . . Manufacturers of Themometors . . id L. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Md. 1 68 No. 14. E. ' altimote Street. Have the most delicious BON-BONS, CHOCOLATES, ICE CREAM SODA, and HOT CHOCOLATE. FANCY BOXES, BASKETS AND DAINTY FAVORS. HENRY H. BROWN OPTICIAN Oculists ' Prescriptions Filled. Optical Repairing quickly done. PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES, DEVELOPING AND PRINTING DONE. 1010 F STREET, N. W. Washington, D. C. OPPOSITE BOLTON HOUSE Aj drew O. Hutterly MANUFACTURING JEWELER B. N. MEYER AND OPTICIAN DEALER IN WATCHES. CLOCKS and JEWELRY. 632 G STREET, :N. W. WASHINGTON. D. C. evf:s examined pkek of chargb. AGENT FOR STANDARD ELKCTRIC CLOCKS. ARMY AND :XAVY EQUIPMENTS SOCIETY UNIFORMS AND PARAPHERNALIA 1411 Penna. Ave.. N. V . telephone 739. w ashington, r . c. itzgcrald, Wedge d %o. t % WHOLESALE . .GROCERS. . Correct Engra vmg in all forms a.t Moderate Prices, ooks and Stationery in the Greatest Variety. Mf¥r lo ' j-ioQ E. LOMBARD STREET, J. H. FITZGERALD. T. V. WEDGE. altimcre, Md. 428 SEVENTH STREET, WASHINGTON, D. C. JAMES O. WRIGHT. — CHAS. J. LEEDY. JAMES 0. WRIGHT CO. Chas. H. Stanley General- V- Commission Merchants POULTRY. EGGS. FRUIT AND LIVE STOCK. 7 9 m. Camden St., Baltimore, |VId. A 400 EQUITABLE BUILDING, Residence, LAUREL. MD. BALTIMORE, MD. 169 W. H. NlOORK Co. Grain, Hay, Straw, Seeds and Produce, SOT S. CHA-RLES ST. BALTIMORE, MD. W. J. STARRORD, 206 W. Kavette Street, BALXIIVIORE, MD. Carries a full line of Latest Styles of Foreign and Domestic Cloths, and at the very Lowest Prices. CHAR LES J. BUTLER. NATHAN H . BUTLER. CHAS. BUTLER S SONS, C. . p. TELEPHONE 803- ' HOME TELEPHONE 1370. W. E.. ARNOLD £r CO. Windolv Shades, Trunks, Bacon, Pork, Lard, S. C. Hams, S. C. Shoulders, S. C, Breaklast Bacon, S. C. Dried Beef, Dry Salted Meats, Butter, Cheese, Fish, Can- ned Beef and Provisions Generallj-. INo. Ill UiaMT STREET, BALTIIVIOFiE, IS.1D, Window Hollands, Lace Curtains, Portieres, Table Covers, Cornice Poles, Brass Goods, Mosquito Canopies. 20 SOUTH CHARLES STRLLT, BALTIMORE,, MD. C. F. Carr. G. H. Carr. C p. CARR « BRO., f iifi Fill RAWLINOJ IMPLEMENT CO. Fresh Meats and Provisions, Flour, Feed, Hay and General Merchandise. Ho;:T;tcrHre%r;, - hyattsville, md. 20e) S. CHARLEi iT. BALTIMOB.E:, MD. FULL LINE IMPROVED FAR-M IMPLEMENTS, VEHICLEi, AIR- MOTORi, AND ROOT ' i BEE iUPPLIEi. WRITE FOR CATALOGUE " g. " MUSIC FURNISHED FOR ALL OCCASIONS. C. V. SAMUELS. VIOLINIST , 451 M STREET, NORTH-WEST, WASHINGTON, D. C. n. H. R OTHROCK, Hudraulic Engineer Dealer in Pumps. Hydraulic Rams and Water Motors, 105 LIGHT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD 170 STEPHEN LANE FOLOER, | TALL BRO ., ATCHEJ " , DIAMOND , JEWELRY. Club and College Pins and Rings. Gold and Silver Medals. 200 Broadway, NEW YORK. Manufacturing Stationers, General Printers, . 23 S. Calvert Street, BALTIMORE, MD, Wagner ' s Green House I RESTAURANT, | 12 and 14 EAST PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD. IF THEY ' RE- RICH ' S SHOES -- THEY ' RE PROPER. NEW BUILDING, ' Phone 150. Ten-One F Street, Cor. 10th. WASHINGTON, D. C. Ladies ' and Gentlemen ' s Dining Rooms a Special Feature EUROPEAN $1.00 AND UPWARDS. IM MARYLAND 4 and 6 South Calvert Street, .cs- BALTIMORE, MD. P. A. BOWEN, Jr., Telephone 1902. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. 1410 G Street, N. W., WASHINGTON, D. C. Practices before all the Courts of Maryland. " Member of the Alumni Association. " F. C. FOSSETT SON, Jhirt Tailors and Gsnts ' Furnishsrs, Fine Kid Gloves a Specialty. 42 1 E. Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md. Agency for Gardner Vail, New York Laundry. Have you tried the Star Incubators and Brooders ? Self-Regulating. Perfect Adjustment. Send for Catalogue of Machines and Poultry Supplies. Southern Agency STAR INCUBATOR AND BROODER CO., 459 1 ith Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 171 FULL DRESS SUITS TO HIRE. —A. SEL1NGER,== Merchant Tailor, Repairing and Altering Promptly Attended To. -ll 1 Street, N. W., WASHINGTON, D. C. LEADING PIANOS AND ORGANS. Including the world-renowncd Es- tey Organs, Weber, Estey, Fischer and I vers Pond Pianos. Pionos for Rent. Also a full line of Sheet Music, Music Books and Musical Instruments of all kinds. SANDERS STAYMAN, 1327 F Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 172


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