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,T ? 9 1981 ' c ' - T . ii " -. ao viV « Press o( U ii r. Sudwarlh h vtt = shington, D. C. V 1 t -J Pref ace HE EDITORIAL STAFF, rcprcscntiiiii- the Class of Nineteen ilnndred and Five, in presenting this, the ninth vokmie of the " Reveille, " ' has endeavored to make the book worthy of the class and of the college. It has been our endeavor to chronicle the events in as interesting a manner as possible, and while we do not entertain the hope of pleasing all, we ask that you at least appreciate our efforts in so far as they deserve merit. The various strdent organizations have lieen treated impartially, and we liave tried to give each as much space and pnniinence as is consistent with the size of our book. If any one thinks he has been " roasted " too severely, we wish to say that we have given what the occasion seemed to deir.and and have been moved by no persijnal motives whatever. We wish here to extend our thanks and appreciation to those who have so kindly cooperated with us in the production of this work. And now, with the feeling that we have not labored in vain and with the hope that this work will be a lasting credit to the class and to the college, we cease from those long hours of toil necessary in the production of such a work. Bo.VKU OK EuiToKS. To Professor John Hanson Mitchell T r,I " KS the ' F.tlitiirial I ' loarcl nuicli i)k-asiire U iledicate this. llu ' nintli N ' dhimc of the " Rcveihc. " tn rnifL ' sscir John Hansen MitchcH. whii, as a student and later as an instntctdr. has always had the well-hein;;- and interest nf tile CnUetie at heart. Professor Aliteliell was horn in l,a I ' lata, Charles Comity. Aid., on Deceniher (S. 1S7S. . t home, he was miiler the instrrction of a ,L;overness until the fall of iS )3, when he entered the Preparatory Class at M. . . C. He j raduateil here in i8()S. L ' pon leaving M. . . C he took a course in Ivlectrical hjiL;ineerin,L; at Cornell I ' niversit}-, In l8i)i) he was made .Assistant I ' mfessor of Aleclianical luij ineeriiiL; at this colles e. lie was also appointed as Cini-mandaiit of Cadets for that ear. 1 le .i raduated with liij Ii honors at the I ' .liss I ' dectrieal . " School in U)Oi. r - his untirint; energy and markeil ahilit he r(,se to the head of the Mechanical ne])artment in a short time, and has since tilled th.at jiosition. PROF. MITCHELL Editorial Board EDITOR IN CHIEF, Gl.HN V( lUTII STI ' KC, I s. ASSOCIATE EDITORS. A. A..PARKEK. VV. White. ATHLETICS, E. D. Dicr.Ks. E. H. S. AVKi.Y. V. T. Smith. HUMOROUS. CLASS AND HISTORICAL, J. ' . P. SoMERVii.i.E, J. . . Kre.vtzi.in, M. Duckktt, Jr. LITERARY. ART AND DESIGN, Glenworth Sturgis. J. A. Krentzein, ROSSBOURG CLUB, J. C. CoCKEV. BOARD ( )F MANAGERS : J. N. M.vCKAi.E. lUisincss Mana.cfcr. ASSISTANTS, E. T. Havman. W. H. Byron. R. D. Nichoi.i.s. Senior Class A. A. I ' arkcr President. J. X. Mackall ' ice-l ' resiiient. V. White Seeretnr . E. H. Suavely Treasurer. J. A. Kieiitzliii ilistorian ami I ' m; bet. Class Colnrs— I ' .lue and ( )|(1 C .Id. Class Motto — ' i -cenr s. CLASvS YELL. ' ok-k(i-nie, ' ok-kll-nle I Yok-ko-me, Yive. Heigho! Heisho! Nineteen Five ! SEXK )R CL.XSS R( )LL. XA.MK. .MiORliSS. W. I I. I ' .yrnn Williamsport, .Md J. C. Cockey hvings Mills, M E. 1). Di. ijes I ' orl T..haec.i, M M. Diicketi. jr 1 lyattsville. .M E. ' ! ' . 1 layman Stockton. Md J. J. A. Krenlzlin Washington. D. C j. . Mackall Mackall, Md R. 1). Xicholls C.erniantown. .Md A. A. I ' arker l ' ol«.nioke City. Md E. I 1. Snavely SiKirrows I ' oint. Md 1. W. 1 ' . SmnrrviUe Cumherland. M W. T. Snnth Kidgle . .Md ( ' .. Sturgis Snow 1 lill. .M W. White Dickers, .n. M 13 WALTKR IIAR V( )( )1) r.VR( ). ' , ist Lieut. Co. A Williamspoii. Mechanical Enoinccrino-. President Athletic Association, Asst. r usiness Mgr. Reveille. Chair- man 1 ' loor Committee jinie liall ( )r- s anization, Menilier Athletic diuncil. " Alan ilelii hts not me; no. nur i iman neither. " — 1 1 aiulct. " The liest lit men hax ' e (. ' x er lnwil ILlCir " repose Walter IFarwodd llyron. famil- iarly known to us all as " i ' ui; ' was horn in .Stoneham. Alass., June lo, i88r). Tie moved to Alercerslnu-,!.;-. Pa., at the tender age of eit;ht, and moved to Williamsport, Md.. after a stay of four years in AlerccrshnrL;-. 1 le attended school in all of the aL)o e- named places and therein ' laid a foun- dation for the education which he was to receive at the Maryland . ,i;ricultu- ral College, which ])lace he entered in the fall of i()00. Byron entered the Preparatory Class and from there on has heen an indus- trious student, never failing in an examination and always heing in the first section of his class. " Pug " has a fondness for celery which, throughout his college course, he has never failed to gratify. A numher of his exiiloits in this direction have now become matters of College History. " Pug " is a pedestrian worthy of especial note. He, along with another inmate of the asylum, commonly known as " Wiggles. " hold the College record for walking, iioth in distance and in time. Byron is an excejitionally popular felli w, being elected this year President of the Athletic . ssociation almost unanimonslv. IS JOHN COUXCILMAX COCKEY, Capt. Co. A ( )winss Mills. President Ri)ssbourj;- CUil), Caj)- tain Track Team. Hiinn irons Ivlilor " Reveille, " Senior Lietur, jnnicir Herahl. " llast any philnsupli) in thee? " — .Is )■(- ( Like It. " ' nu nia ' relish in him more the o](li(_r than the seliolar. " I )n Jnne 5, 1884. " jaek " made known his entrance npnn this mnn- (lane sphere hy a lond yell, w liieh was « not understood at that time. I laving; ' been interpreted later, it was found to mean : " Company halt ! " He first develojied his intelleetnal capabilities in the l ' ' ranklin lli.i;li School at Reistcrstown. Im-oui there he entered the .Marsland A ricidtural ColIe,L;e in the fall of Pin. . mon14 jack ' s many hobbies, three stand out ])reeminentl . iz : .Meetini; new i;irls. drilling;- his eoni]iany an l studyins;- Dntcli. llis fame as a C.erman scholar has s|iread throu,i;h the CoUei e. As I ' resident of the RossbourL; Club he has shown his ability in successfully managing social functions, and the dances gi -en under his auspices are always greatly enjoyed. lie has j)la e l on the football team for the last three ear.s. and has done good track work. Jack is a military man in the true sense of the woi ' d. This fact is e. c ' m])lified by the com|i:my di " ills. his being one of the best lrilli ' d eiim|ianies the College has e ' er known. 1 le is ver |iopulai " with his men. John is now emplo ed in conslrucling a coast defense gmi. llis military as|iirations are wi ' ll known, and some ' ' a we hope to see him holding ;i high ])lace in the Army of the I ' nited Stati ' S. 16 EL ' GKXI " . 1,I•: " DKU F.S, ist Ucul, anil OnarteniKistcr I ' .irt Tc.haca I ' lnsical ScieiUitic. ' icc- 1 ' resident Atlilclic Assucia- ti;)n. Athletic I ' .ditor Reveille, .Senior Armor I ' .earei " . L ' hainiiaii Kefreshnieiit Coniniittee, June I ' .all irtianizatiuii. " 1 cliariLie thee, llin.i; away anilji- ti 11 ; hy that sin tell the angels. " — • .-.■,T_v ■ . " ] have lear.ieil in hatsoeverstate 1 aP!. therewith In he content. " — .S7. I ' aii!. Alias — " Cirimes " — " Farmer " — " irsho]; " — " ' aii " — " 1 ' readier. " This s|)ecinu n was fn ' st discovered at I ' ort T(.)ljacco. .Md.. on h " el)rrar d, iS- s. His earl education was ohtained in the I ' lihlic Schools of t ' liarles C ' ount ' . In the fall of if 2 he came to M. A. C. and set sail with the Class of |i) )5. lie has ])ulled a slroui:;- oar for his class, es]:ecially in foothall. and w i are ]iroud of his woik. He has a few failini s. like the rest of us; an-on them, his lo ■e for th, ' ladies, C.raphic Statics, and " ( )ld Sol. " He has heen known to heat " Old Sol " seve-al times in one ni.L;ht, hut lots of the fellows hold that he did not |)lay f dr with the old man. and that he used some formula fri ni Strength of .Materials to wo;k it oiu He is an ;dl ri ht fellow, and his classmatts w ill alw a s rememher his read - smile and t(.ihacco hai. ' . He has that ha])])) disposition id ' i ' e er leltini; thin;s worry him. ( " ireat thirL;s arc c-xi ' vCled of him. and w t- 1 eliexe Ic- will li e r.u to our e.xiiectations. 17 MARK ). DL " CKKTT, JR., 2nd Lieut. Co. 1 ' .. . . . Alechanical Enoincerir lUadciishurc -Assistant Humorous Kditor of " Reveille. " " Sweet are the slumbers of tlie virtuous. " — .Iddisoii. " ( ) keep me innocent, make nthers threat ! " Duekett. the hero of this little " spiel, " tirst made his appearance upim this bubble on Septembers, i88|., at llladensburt;-, Md. He himself (iwucd up til having;- been burn at lUailenshurL;, but pnibalily he is mine the wdrse for that; at any rate, he i ciiuldn " t helji it. He be an his educatinn at the ]iulilie schools of that place, and later entered the Freshman Class at the Maryland .X-ricultural Colle. e in the fall nf |(,li. Duekett has al va s been a hard student and his (irk has been i:;ood. He is a great lover of Dutch, and ma " ciften be seen walking up from lUadensburg intently studying " Das Kalte Herz. " He and nur bulger, " Little Phil. " are as thick as three in a bed, and if you want Marion seek him in Number Two. He is a great lover of bugology : in fact, some of the boys say he is bug-house, and is now frequently seen holding a potato bug upon its back, his knee upon its chest, trying to extract its teeth. .Ml this is necessary in his preparation to be an orchard inspectur. lie is also engaged in a crrsadc against the saloons of I ' .lailensl ' urg, and we wish him abundant success. i8 EIXiAR T. HAV.MAX, Jiul Lieut. Co. 1 ' . locUlon. Pliysical Scientific. .■ ssistant lUisincss Manager of " Reveille, " Secretary June Hall ( )r- ganization. [ ' ' ncitliall ' o .. " lie is a very aliaut trencher- man : lie hath an excellent stomach. " — Much Ado. " .Many miles he truds ed. some eiijht or nine, ReturniuL; ' late tr( ni the District line. " 1 layman, ahas " Chief " or " E 1- ,;;ar. " was disci ivered in I ' occnioke City, Aid.. ( )ctol)er m;. 1S85. lie re ceived his early edrcation in the schools of that comity, and graduated with high honors at the Stockton I ligh Scliool in ii) ' .;, and joined the Class of ' 03 the fcilldwing fall, choosim;-. U]xiii entrance, the Physical Scii-ntific Course. Since that time he has l)een making a mark for himself, both in scholastic work and athletics. In the class-rcH.m he was always mi hand with the gnods. and was es]:eciall_ ' fond of keeping level notes, which, no donlit. accounts for his level head at all times. " Chief " was ery mrch devoted tt) football, and altliorgh he lost a l:et by biting off the end of his tongue during a gan:e, yet he was sensible and did not bite off more than he could chew, and his classmates decided it was a greater advantage to have him lose his tongue than to have plaxed the game without him. In baseball " Chief " is far fn m l;eing the missing link, but much jirefers track work, es])ecially running, havirg to ]n actice dinang the winter nionlhs, lie wculd think nothing of going up to the District line to jiay a call on the fair se.x and then try to beat the last car home. Coiise(|rentl . he holds the record to-day from the District line to the College. lie and " Stubliy " are frequently seen together, strolling up the I ' ike on their wax to church. ( ? ) 19 ]( )l ' jL-IJL ' S AUGL ' STUS KREXTZLIX. Sapt. Co. C. . . -ashin-tnn, D. C. Mechanical Engineering. Captain ' IVack Team, ' 04: Junior Licior. Manager Track Team, ' 05: Secretary Kossbourg Club, Chairman Invitation and Program Cimniiittee, Rossboiirg Ckib, and June I ' .all ( )r- ganization ; ' ice-President . birrill Literary Society; Class Historian ard Prophet, Chief Artist Reveille, Cap- tain Co. C Uasket-ball Team. I ' resen- tation ( )rator. " llis mind his kingdom and his will his law. " — C ice rr. " Then he will talk — good gods, lii ' W he will talk ! " — . i; n ' i- Lcc. Alias — " Ilutchie " — " Krentz " — " Jack " — " Jule. " I ' .orn in tin- citv of Columbia, S. C, on Jan. 12, 18S5. 1 laving C(im]ilcted the prescribed course of sltuly in the |iublic scIkkiIs of lliat ]:!ace, he entered the Clemson . gTicultural College, remaining there three years. In 11 02 his parents moved to Washington, and in the fall Ik- eniered . 1. A. C, and since then he has taken an active part in the work of the nnlik- Class of 1905. Tn athletics he has dure ery hue wnrk. es|)eciall u|inn the lr;iik. IK- was ca]ilain of ore of the best lr;ick teams the College has ever bad. be himselt ' break- ing three college records. . s a military man he is hul- nf the best, and lu- takes nnich de ' igbt in drilling llis ciiUipany. lie lio| cs in ciUer the . a ' , and it seems as ihni-gb be has wiseh ' chosen, f ir he has been knnwn on more than one aften;oon to go aloui- and sit for hom-s by ib.e side of a " Eake, " and to .-ill that ha|)|)ened to ])ass, he seemed ] ' i-rfecll contented. lack is ery i:o|irlar among the boys, and will not Ik- forgoiic-u liy tin- host of fric-nds be has made during his three wars at .M. A. C. j( )|l XATIIAXll ' .l. MAC ' KAl.l Mackall. rii si(. ' al SciL-iUitic. ici. ' -l ' rc iilcnt Sriiior Class, Class ' rrcastirrr ' m, ' icc- 1 ' resident Ross- biiurt ' Clnl), Cliainnan Refreslinicnt Ci)!rmittec RussbnurL;- Cluli. Ma;i:ii;er I ' lascliall Teani ' 05, lUisincss Manaj cr Reveille. ■•( ) ye.t iHls. Render nie wurlhy nf tin ' s noble wife. " — Julius L ' acstir. " () you shall see him laui b till bis faee be li ' -;e a wet eloak ill laid up. " — Ih ' iiry ir. " Rat. " as we Isiiow bim, is at present eaj;ed on " lUi zai-d ' s Roost " witb tbe " A])e. " 1 le lu ' st luaile know n bis entranee into this world by his proditjinusly loud and louj; si|neals in that threat Me- trop ilis of Calvert Coinit , .Mackall. in the fall of tl e ei-hty-tifth year of tbe jiast ecntnry. At the ten ler ai;e of six years he entered the public schools of Cahert Cornty. Re|)ort has it that for ten years he occupied the chief i osition in tbe minds of bis various teachers. Whether it was due to his v:inderful adaptabilit) ' to fun or work, we are unable to saw In the fall of kjoi he entered the Fre. ' bnirn Class at .M. .A. C. and from that time on has played an important part in the affairs of the " worthy institution " with which he had so i raciously connected himself. " Rat " is extremely popi ' lar among- hi.s schoolmates, as well as classmates, as is shown l)y the responsible ]iositions which he occu])ies, es]tecially those of Mana- ger of I ' aseball Team and P.nsiness Manager Reveille. lie is a hard student, and although usually brsy with bis books, be can find time at the most nne. ]ecteil ni( nient to sli]) over to and spend a few- hours with the fair se.x. Mackall ' s i)resent ambition is to be at tbe bead of the [ ' . S. Ceological Snrve ' . e wish him an alnmdance of success in tbe furtherance of bis ambition. ROGER DARl ' .V XICHOLLS. 2n,l TJuut. Co. A GermanUnvn. Chemical Scientific. . .s.si, ;taiit lUisiness Manager of ••Reveille. " • ' U sleep. It is a gentle thing. lieloved from Pole to Role. " — C " o . ' - • ' Th)- miiilesty ' s a candle to thy merit. " — Ficliliiii . .Xicholls. the suhject of this sketch, better known to us as • ' Little Xick, ' was born at Germantovvn. Md., nn February 24. 1886. . t a tender age he entered the public school of that place, . fter a few years ' train- ing in this school he entered the Darnestown .Vcademy. Here he spent three years, but finding the course at that institution too limited, he entered the Maryland Agricultural College in the fall vi ii)0 . Xick always had a tender spot in his heart for the fair sex. Shortly after his arrival at M. . .. C. he and his former chief adviser, James Henr_ ' , paid a visit to Georgetown, and since then there has been n i yihce like Georgetown for Xick. Though the chief object if his anihitii n be in Georgetown, he is never negli- gent of his stuilies. I- ' .arly and late you may find him at his books, lie is rarelv found idle. He is either str.dying, going to Genrgelown or sleeping. (Jccasion- ally. after srccc ' sful raids npcm the tobacco bag if the I ' mfessor of Chemistr -, he and his assistant, Sh iwel!, entertain ( ?) their friends with a lew selectmns from the latest ojx-ra. ( ' .ive tliem a cigarette ard they will sing fcir yon by the hnur. Everv member nf the class wishes .Xick much success in lite. AlJ ' .liKT A. I ' ARKHK, Capl. Co. 1! Pucuniokc City. Chemical Scientihc. Class I ' rcsident ' n-,. Salutatoriaii ' 05. Class llistorian ' 03. Manai cr Football Team ' 04, 1 ' resident Xew Mercer Literary Society ' 05, Jsecretarv and llistorian ' 04. Secretary . M. C. . . ' 04. Tennis Cliam])ion ' 04, Secre- tary Atli ' -Ctic Council ' 04. Associate Editor " Re -eille, " I ' .aseball Team ' 05. " I do not like this fooling. ' " — Troiliis iind Crcssida. " Tic never knew pain who never felt the ])ant;s of love. " — Phitcn. I ' arker. snliject of this sketch, bet- m ter known as " Ape, " added to the pop- K M ulation of this terrestrial globe on De- " ceniber 15. 18S4, in the town of Salis- liury, down on the Eastern Slio ' , and at the tender age of one year he moveil to Pocomoke City, where he received his early education, lie left the I ' ocomoke High School and entered the Fresh- man Class at M. .A. C. in the fall of iijoi. As a nioter. " . pe " has won great renown, both at home and abroad, having been known to make more noise than six ordinary men. In the art of ]iainting the College surroundings with the numerals ' 05, he has jirovetl himself a worthy member. I .ut with all his fun, " . pe " has never neglected his wnrk, and consequently has always stdod well in his class. His inability nr lack nf desire to work the sick-list is audtlu ' r feather in his ca]). lie shiiwed his ability as an athletic manager during the season of ' 04. in football, lie has always shown a natural military dis|iiisitinn. anil is cajitain of one of the best com])anies ever seen at .M. . . C. " . pe " is a man of great ixissibilities. having already had several ]x ' cuniary offers from dift ' erent circus managers to ap]iear as an ape, but his classmates have persuaded him to remain at College until after graduation. 21 WESLEY TEMrJJC SAMTll Mechanical I ' jiiiiiiccriiu Rid-lcv. Md. Captain l ' iascl)a ' l Team ' o - ' oi, Ca])tain Footliall Team ' 02, Secretary ' o2- ' o . President June i ' all ( )r;janiza- tidii. Athletic Ivlitor Reveille. " XiDie hut hin-se!f c;ui he his rarallel. " " Willi aL; " itates iiis anxinrs hreast In sjlvi; s; ' pruhlens mathematic. " — Byr.iii. L - L ' I ' l, . villa-e lit Teniplevil ' e. (Jueen AiMie County. Mil., mnrnini — P Kf 1 . u;ii;st 18, I0H2 — jK yL ., W Little Smith de eliii)ed I H H ] r til J Temple -ille. When was fmuid that the authnrities nf that institution could no Umj er do anythin,;.;- with him. he was sent to the Rid iey High School, a;id from there he entered M. A. C. in i ' ) ' ii. At College. " Smilty " sum gaireil a revulatinn as a hasehall pla er. In fact, the fame of his prowess uimn the dianiund preceded him. ;;nd it is .said that at the tender age of nine he was km.wn tn i)la " luinky " a whole day in order to play hall widi .some other hoys in the lot hack of the liarn. The suhject of this sketch took a very im|iorlant ]i;irt in ath!etic , playing on both the baseball and foiUhall teams ever ' season since his entrance, and to p-ove that the members of tlie teams recognized his ability, he was made ca])tain of ib.e baseball team in ' ( !, and ' 114 and captain of llu- fnodiall team in ' oj. ' ] ' em])le slinwi ' d ihat lu ' was not only ar. addete, but a scholar, leading his class the hrst year and doing good work ever since. " Snntt ' " is not iinl very iio]iular among his classmates, by w Imm he is liigh- Iv esteemed, but is |inpnlar in the student bod , ard has the best wishes of every one. 24 AKi.i " . iii ' .xm ' s. A i ' :i, ' Mechanical luiiriiiccrii . v parrdws Point. Secretary A. A. ' 05, Class Treas- urer ' 03, Secretary Morrill Literary Societx. Nice-President June Hall ( )r- ganizatiiin, Athletic Editor Reveille. Junior Armor Hearer, Chairman Floor Committee Rosslxiurq; Club. Class Treasurer ' 03. " With busy hammer closini;- rivets up. " — Shakrsficarc. " From the scraps of iron I will 1)uild me an engine. " , w " vSister " was born in New Cum- T5 i ))erland. Pa., on Xovemher 1, 1883, but as life became monotonous there, he moved to Sparrows Point. Md.. when but two years of age. Having spent his early years in the machine shops and public shcools of that place, and showed his ability as a mechanic in both iilaccs (often twisting the ear of the next boy as if it were a screw- driver!, he was sent to M. . . C. in iipi, where it was known he could become a mechanic of the first order. Xor was this a mistake. In the wood-working department he made all sorts of things, even " ]iersuaders. " " Sister " has always been a great favorite witli the fair se.x. and is especiallv ' fond of dancing, never having been known to miss a hop within a radius of ten miles, and has even gone without his supper to catch a car to town to take in a dance. It is rumored that a little miss many miles away has stolen his heart, but we can never tell about tiiose things. If it be true, we congratulate her. " Sis " has (lone good scholastic work since his entrance, and we predict for him a successful f Uure. Mis classmates have great confidence in him, as is evi- denced by the numerous responsible positions which he fills. JOnX WESLEY n )RTKR S( )MER -ILLE, 211.1 Lt. Co. C CumlK-rland, I ' lu ' sical Scientific. Treasurer . tliletic Association, Treasurer June Ball Organization. Ihiniorous Editor Reveille, Chairman Music Committee Y. M. C. . .. Chair- man .Meetings Committee ' . M. C. A. ' A ' liuth would rather he stimu- lated than instructed. " " There ' s a small clmice in rotten a].)])les. " — ' rajiiini: of the Slii -:c. " 1 le trudged alnng unknow ing what he sought, -Vnd whistled as he went for want of thdught. " — rhvdrii. . nd on the sixth day of May, 1SS3. in the town of E,ck-ert, . llegheny Ciiunty, Md.. there was born a child, wlici was christened John Wesley Por- ter Somerville, alias " Stubby, " " Duckie. " " J. W. P., " or " Summer- time. " He received his early education in the public schools of Frostburg, Md., and graduated at the P ell High School of that town in June. I ' joi. He entered the Freshman Class of M. . . C. the following fall. . s a student " Stubby " has worked hard, and like the rest of us, has had some narrow escai)es. i le has a ver ' amiable dis]iositicin, and is a pleasant com- panion, with a jolly laugh and plent - of ready wit. " Stubby " has done excellent work as Treasurer of the .Vthletic .Vssociation, every one being pleased with his work. His work in the Y. M. C. . . is also worthy of notice. His specialty is mining, and he has had considerable experience alimg that line, having successfully superintended a mine at .Xewburg, W. ' a., iluring the summer months. It is reported that he lust his heart while in that town. He and Edgar fre(|uently take an evening stmll uji tlie I ' ike. probably in the inti ' rest of the mines. With a cicierminaliiin and ambitiim tn rise in the wurld, with his success in diii)ig the " Kals " and his al)ilit as a financier, we feel that he will some day be one iif the great .Masters nf Industry. 2(i GLKXWORTII STL ' RCIS, ist I.i. and I ' .attaliun Adjutant. Classical. .Snow Hill. IC Eilitor-in-Cliiet of ■ ' Reveille. " X ' aledictorian, President Morrill Lit- erary Society. 1 ' resilient N ' . .M. C. A. ' 03-04, Junior ( )rator. Representative in Inter-State Debate ' 04 (won). Man- ager Tennis Team, Chairman Recep- tion Committee June Ball Organiza- tion, Chairman Social Committee Y. M. C. . .. Member Athletic Council, " ( )ratory is a warrior ' s eye tlash- hv from imder a phi!osoi)her ' s brow. " —Hare. " A tender heart, a will inllexi- b]L: " —Loiiiifclloic. Sturgis, knt)wn to us " (ilen " or " I ' lrother, " first saw the light of day on the sandbanks of Lewes, Del., April 15, 1883, While he was .still in his tender years, his parents moved to Snow Hill, Md,, where they have since resided. It was here that " Glen " received his early education, and graduated from the Snow Hill High School in the spring of i ;02, with high honors. In the fall of the same year he entered the Sophomore Class at M. . . C, and has since distinguished himself in scholastic work. Never, as far as we know, imtil this ear, has " Glen " been infatuated with the fair sex, and even now we are inclined to excuse him and put the blame on our classmate from the mountains, with whom he has been known to associate. While " I ' lrother " has never figured very i)rominently in athletics, his interest is none the less. He has been known to play checkers on several occasions and once to engage in a game of ping-pong. As .shown 1)y the list of honors above, " Cden " is one of the most trustworthy, |)o]nilar and capable members of our class. He is not only extremely popular with his own class and the student body, but is respected for his merits by every nieml.ier if the Facult ' with whom he has come into contact. WELLSTUUD WMITl-:, Cadet Major Dickers I ' lnsical Scientific. Associate Editor Reveille. ' ice- President Kew Mercer ' 05, Class Sec- retary ' 05, Treasurer Rossbourg- Club, Chairman Reception Conimittec. ■ ' I to myself am dearer than a friend. " — ' ' ti ' o Cents, of I ' croiia. " He thought as a sage, though he felt as a man. " — . Bcattic. Alias — " Prof " — " Fes. " l )orn at Dickerson, Md., CJctober 22, 1885. He early entered the public schools at Dickerson, and from the verv outset showed a marvelous ability fur every and anything mathematical. This aliil- ity awarded him his nick-name. Ik- graduated with high honors, and in September, 1902, he entered the Mary- land Agricultural College and became an acti ' e member of the .Sophomore Class of that year. Mis ability in mathematics stood him in giMid ste;ul, and he (piickly forged his way to the front in that particular studx ' . He lias alwa_ " s taken an active interest in athletics, and in llu ' fall of i)0 made the football team, and there played a strong game throughout the season. He and Krentz arc always found together. i Be has a most amialile disposition and is a jolK good fellow. Needless to say his weak point is the fair sex. lie has lieen knnwn to stay onl earh and late to mingle in the fair crowd, who hold him in high esteem. lie has done good wnrk fur ;ind at the College, has made many friends among the students and ladies, and we wish him the success through life which he so richh ' deserves. 28 History of the Class of 1 905 T LAST, in this year oi niiu-tfcn huiidrc-il and tivo. vc stand l)cf(irc ni to sax- our last farewell in imison. It does not seem ]iossihle. nor even probable, that we are alioiit to ha e iilaced upon our shoulders the manifold hard- ships of life, but it is nevertheless true, and we must rise to meet all rei|uirements. )ur career at the Maryland Ai rieultural College has been a notable one. At times the outlook has been clark and stormv. but trust to " Xauphty five " to come out of the big- end of the horn. Not alwavs the best end, but nevertheless the big end. The nucleus of this notable class gathered at the College in Se])tember of the ear i ,oi. to learn of the mysteries which were enshrouded within the old walls and which were secretly imported to bona fide members onl . The Sopho- more Class were a kindly set of fellows and quickly let us in on all the secrets, and they practicall ' illustrated all the instruuients used in their luxsterious ])roceedings. If my memor - does not fail me. 1 recall the chief instrument as a long slat com- monly known among the initiated as a " persuader. " Along its side there was deeply carved the word " Rat, " so that every love lick of this ajiparatus branded the unfortunate x ' ietim with this endearing term. As time wore in we became more versed in the different phases of collegiate life, until in June of i )02 we went gaily home to return in Se])tember glorying under the hallowed name of " ( )ld Boy. " ( )ur class had somewhat decreased from its original ntnuber. but we had some valuable additions from among the new boys, and with a goodly number we entered gallantly upon the luties of the hardest knockeil class in any college, the Sophomore. We furnished orr full (;uota of athletic men to the various college teams, and for a testimonial of their good work -ou need only to scan the records. Hy diligent work we cpiickly climbed the lailder until the jimior ])ortals were thrown o]ien to receive us. L ' pon returning in September, i )03, we found to oiu ' regret that our number had greatly diminished ; in fact, made smaller by a half, for now we could muster only twent ' men. I ' .ut these twenty, like the Spartans of old, (li l not rel ' upon nundiers alone, Init upon (piality, and entered rpon the Junior duties as men. r.y this time some slight thought of the responsibilities of life be.gan to creep into the minds of this famous old class. The obstacles that were put in the way were surmounted, one after another; higher and higher was set the standard and ever onward we rushed to attain it. ( )bstacles. lid 1 sa -, well rather barriers, for 29 I doubt if there has ever been a class at this old institution that has had to pass through a network, set so dexterously to entangle a foot that might for a moment go astray. I ' .ut wlicn a comrade did get entangled through some misfortune other than pure maliciousness, the class, as (jue man was ever ready to stand by and lend a hel])ing hand. Tile nucleus of the varous teams was again called forth from our class and did the excellent work which has always been one of its chief characteristics. The Christmas exams, were soon over, Easter came and went, and June with its final examinations loomed up dark before us. Nothing daunted, we worked gallantly onward, the final exams, came and went, and we stood clothed in the garments of the Senior Class. The pride of that moment is far beyond the power of mv pen to picture to you, and I will not tire you with my weak efforts. We were proud. Let it go at that. This vacation, as all vacations have the detestable haljit of doing, passed all too quickly, and we returned to college to take up the responsibilities of the Senior Class. These responsibilities we cheerfully accepted and carried out, we earnestly ho]je. to the satisfaction of those in authority ox ' cr us. ( )ur class had by this time decreased to the number of fourteen, but we yet fin-nishe(l a g lly number to participate in athletics. The Senior year passed swiftly by, and we stand before you, four years ' work completed, we hope, satis- factorily, and read ' to step out into this old w(}rld to see what she has in store for us. We do not think lightl ' (if it. nor do we supi);ise that there is any thing but the best expected of us, and we ho] e that when in later years you hear of good and noble achievements, and look out over the hills towards the origin of them, you may see, floating ]iroudl_ - in the breeze, the lUue and Gold of Nineteen-five. HlSTOHI.W. Prophecy of the Class of 1 905 P(.)N BEING chosen by my classmates to prophecy thc-ir futures and lay them bare before the public, I imniediatel}- set to work to fold back the misty curtains that intervened between the present and what was yet tn come, so that we might see clearly what was in store for us. 1 realized at once that m ' task was no easy one. That the future of every man was somewhere clearly plotted out, I felt quite sure, for the sages and prophets of old advanced the theory, and it is not for me to dciubt their words. For months I searched in vain, imtil one da ' while in Washington, I chanced to see upon a theatre billboard the following inscrii)tit n : " Keller, the world ' s greatest magician and hypnotist. " As 1 read these wiirds, a hap]iy thuught occurred to me, and it was this: " Why should 1 not go to see .Mr. Keller, tell him what I souglit, and ask for advice. If he could not tell me, then who could? " And so 1 went, not to the theatre, but to his rocmi in the hotel. 1 was cordially received and attentively listened to. and when 1 had tinished, he smilingly said: " My dear sir. you need worry no longer, for 1 think 1 can put ' ou in possession of the details for which (iu are searching. ' nu don ' t mind l)eing hypnotized do } ' ou ? " And upon my assurance that I did nut mind, he arose and came towards me. The smile wore from his lips and he was all seriousness. " I am going to send your mind to ln lia. " he said, " and there ujion the banks of the Ganges, just twenty-three miles from l.vicknow, is an old mon- astery that was inhabited thousands of years ago by magicians. In it to-da ' lives the King of Magicians. He is many hundreds of years old, and has power that will enable him to get the information that you desire about your classmates. " " Now while one is hypnotised he sees and hears many things, but remembers none of them u])on waking, so if while in the trance, you will tell me what is occurring. 1 will write it down so that yon may have it when ou awake. " With this he looked me steadily in the eyes a moment, made a few passes, and my eyes began to close, for 1 felt a great temptation to slee]). 1 remember nothing else until I heard a clap of the hands and some one saying, " Vou are awake. " In obedience my eyes opened, and there sat i lr. Keller smiling at me. and before him on the table lay several sheets of paper covered with writing. These he handed to me. saying, " There is your experience, and a notable one it is. " I thanked him a thousand times for his help, and, taking my leave. I hastened home to read those precious ])apers. It appears that in ni}- trance i first found myself before the massive tloor of 31 the monastery, and upon lifting and letting fall the great rusted knocker, was admitted 1 - the magician, who evidently expected my coming. His hair and beard were snow wliite and his quick eyes shone like heads of hre. lie was clothed in robe and sandals resembling closely the nld Roman costume. With- out a word he conducted me alnng massive dark halls and at last into a great riKim. the magniticence of which 1 will nnt attempt Ui describe. lie motioned to a seat and then (|uestioned as tn who had S " nt me and what 1 wanteil. L ' pon telling him, he asked for the names of my classmates, and wrote each name upon a separate piece of paper. He then rang a clear silvery bell that hung directly over the table, and into the room there stepped a servant, black as the ace of spades, yet arrayed in a spotless white toga. Without looking up, the magician said : " Send me fourteen of my elves. " The servant retired with a low bow, and almost immediately there came in four- teen droll little elves, and as I looked I thought of the stories of Ri]) ' an Winkle. These little fellows quickly arranged themselves in a semicircle in front of the magician and dropped on the right knee. The magician handed each a paper with a name upon it, and said : " I want you to hunt up the records for the next twenty years to come and find, at the end of that time, what each of these men has done. " The elves bowed low and retired. The magician threw some blue powder on a fire that burned brightly on the other side of the room, and then chatted pleasantly upon several topics until, in a surprisingly short while, the little elves came back, each with his sheet written full. These the old man read to me in ahibabetical order, and this is what he read : ISyron, W. Id., Ijetter known as " I ' u.g " to his classmates, went into the leather business after his graduation, and now owns the largest tannery in the world — that of Williamsport, Maryland. While at college he was rather shy when around the ladies, but the latest reports have it that he is now often seen making his way to a certain house with his guitar under his arm. There he sings and plays to a p-rett dreamy-eyed maiden until the wee small hours of the morn. " I ' ug " was ever a hustler; he has done well in business ; has several im|)i)rt:nit inventions to his credit, among them an instrument for measuring the area of an irregular surface — an instrument vastly important in the measure of hides. .Mr. r. ron has also dabbled in iiolitics. and has been vary successful therein. If rumor has it correct, and we have no good reason to doubt it. he is a candidate for the next governor of .Maryland, and stands far in advance ' in the f;ivor of the people. We wish him a victorious cami aign. Cockcy. J. C. After his i raduation from M. A. C. " Jack " entered the draft- ing dejiartnient df the Westinghouse Electric Comiiany. and 1) diht;ent apphca- tiiin. rose rapidly, until he is now in charge of the entire department. " Jack " has made one great change in the department, that is. the introduction of drafts- women instead of draftsmen. lie finds the work far easier, and ci rtainly far more to his liking, lie says his only trouble is that the women want to ilo all the hossing. and he has to acce])t the jay for it as if he had done it himself. Althongli he is much occriiied with his work, especially those who do the work, he always finds time to run down to his big farm at Owings Mills, where his wife and little Jack eagerly await his coming. He still retains his love for the military, and has risen to commaixl of the State militia, of which he was a member when still at M. . . C. lie has made many improvements in the military of the State, and his State appreciates the fact. r ig.ges. . 1). Those who knew " (irimes " best in his college days might have guessed that he would adopt the motle of life which he has taken uj) — the job of living easy on an immense tobacco ])lantation, the largest in the State of Mar land. " ( " .rimes " always did know good tobacco when he saw it. lie was able to stand upon the tennis court at college and tell you what kind of tobacco was being smoked b} ' a boy who was leaning (;ut of a window on the top Hour of the Iwrracks. A man w ith so delicate a recognition of tobacco would have lieen doing his State an injustice by .going into anything other than toliacco growing. His shyness when around the ladies soon wore off, and it was impossible for him to remain a bachelor. His eldest son is following in his father ' s footsteps, and is doing well at M. A. C. We wish him his father ' s success. Duckett. M.. the largest real estate man and financier of the day, has made a great success in his profession. While at M. . . C. he took the mechanical coiH ' se. but he soon found that to handle real estate and real cash was more in his line. He no sooner came to this conclusion than he acted upon it. He has certainly succeeded, for it is rumored that he tires of cornting his money. Al- though a shrewd real estate man. he was not shrewd enough for a young miss who lived in the vicinit ' of his old home, for she soon had him ro])ed in c mi- ])letelv. The ha])py pair now live in Washington, and although Washington has fine amusements and s])lendid o|)portunities for rowing and yachting, there seems to be a peculiar fascination for them in the little branch of I ' dadensburg. They sometimes row up and down this stream for hours and chat about old college 3,1 days, tlie storming and capture of Hyattsville on Hallow ' ecn nii lit of njos, and of the famous HooUy Gang that once existed in these parts. Hayman. E. T.. the noted pedestrain of the class, went, in the fall of 1905, to Panama to participate in the construction of the canal. The climate was ex- tremely warm, but " Chief " did not mind perspiring, and he never gave up when surrounded by adverse circumstances. By his diligence and marked ability he soon rose to the position of inspecting engineer, and it is a well founded fact that the successful completion of the greatest of all canals is largely due to the skill and untiring efforts of Engineer Hayman. IJut Edgar soon tired of life in the tropics, and realized that in old Worcester he could be more content than anywhere else. The interest which he had always had in the oyster industry was newly aroused on his return, and the tremendous stimulus given to the oyster industry in the State of Maryland, where he owns many large packing houses, was brought about by him. Having seen the Hayman Oyster Bill passed, he now resides on the sea shore of old Worcester, where, with the sweetheart of his col- lege da s and little Edgar to cheer his heart, he lives in perfect contentment. Krentzlin, j. J. A., as was prophesized by his classmates at college, made a name for himself in the electrical world. He entered the Revenue Cutter Service soon after leaving M. A. C, but finding his sphere too narrow and aspiring to higher things, he left the service and entered Cornell University, where for four years he pursued the study of Electrical Engineering. Having shown his remarkable ability as an electrical engineer while a student, immediately upon graduation he was offered the chair of Electrical Engineering in that university, and accepted the same. His name having been blazoned abroad so much before, it was not surprising to the scientific world when it was announced that the Kreutzlin s stem of wireless telephony was C( mpleted. the greatest and most suc- cessful inxention the world has seen along electrical lines. The Kreutzlin wire- less telephone is a small intrument tliat may be carried in itie vest jjocket, and hv jjressing a button, the owner can talk to anyone, anywhere at an - time. Professor Kreutzlin has written several works on electrieitw among them " The Development of Wireless Telephony. " " l- ' kctrical Eights in the College, " and " How to Prevent College Students from Burning t )ut Fuses. " The Pro- fessor and his charming wife, a one-time Southern belle, reside in Ithaca, where thev are great favorites, es]5eciall ' with the university students. .Mackall. j. Xathaniel. Tlie summer after his graduation at . l. A. C, " Kal " began work with the .Marsland ( eological Survey, k ' inding the woi ' k here too 34 limited and tlie salary too small, he set sail for the Fiji Islands in the fall of lyio, to find a broader field in which to labor, lly his untiring energy and ready adapt- ability to the manners and customs of the natives, he was soon promoted to the ])osition (if Chief of tlie Highway Division of the Fiji Island Geological Survey. " Rat " ever kept in mind on his old question: " What ' s home without a wife? " which we heard st) nuich at college, and it was with little surprise that we find him returning in a few years to Prince Frederick to claim the fair damsel of his choice. John felt that his real home was with the Islanders, and after a few months ' sojourn in his native State he, with his liride, returned to live with the Fijis, where he rightly belongs. Xicholls. R. I). Soon after his graduation " Xick " decided that his future lay in the study of medicine, and so in the fall of 1905 he entered Georgetown University, to pursue his studies. We heard little of him for four years, but at the end of that time there suddenl)- apjjeared a Dr. R. I). Xicholls upon the Inorizon. Dr. Xicholls is known throughout the entire ci ilized world on account of his great discovery of " How to keep college bo s awake. " In his college days he was troubled so much by the great temptation to doze that he devoted a con- siderable time to the study of this disease, and has at last introduced his great remedv. Dr. Xicholls has made a great success in his chosen profession, and is to-day one of the leading physicians of the country. So well was his ability recog- nized that at the meeting of the Associated Doctors of America, a few days ago, he was unanimously voted the presidency of the association, a position that can be reached by none except the greatest physicians. Mrs. .Xicholls is justly proud of her husband and in his new capacity. After graduating from the Maryland Agricultural College in June, 1005, " Ape " pursued still further his favorite study — chemistry. He spent two years in the laboratory at M. . . C. at which time, after diligent work and constant application, he resigned to take a better position at the University of ' irginia. But with all his work " Ape " never lost tl-.e soft spot that he always had in his breast for the ladies while at M. A. C. " Ape " was about as fickle as he was industrious, and while we expected him to marrv a girl of his native town (and so did she), we were s ' ddenly surprised bv the news that he had married Miss I ' dank. of Charlottsville. ' a. The Parker ])rocess of making iron has made him fanmus. lie is now head of the Department of Chemistry at the University of N ' irvinia. and in the eyes of 35 scientific men he is one of the ablest men of to-day in the field of Inorj;anic Chemistn-. Smith. W. ' 1 " Smitty " liked nolhini;- better than a good game of liall, and so after his graduation he went South to play in the big Southern league, inci- dentally to rest from his scholastic work before entering upon a business career. It could not be ex];ected that he could resist the demure Southern maidens, and so when he returned to his native State, some eighteen months later, .Mrs. Smith accompanied him. Mr, .Smith graduated from M. . . C. as a mechanical engineer, and has continued along that line. He is now the most successful contracting engineer in the country, and his yearly dividends would make John 1). Rocke- fellow blush for shame. .Mr. Smith ' s latest and greatest achievement was the construction of a susiiension bridge across the I ' atomac at one of its widest parts. It is a structure svcb as mechanical men came miles to see. Mr. Smith has just cliisetl his summer home and started for a trij) al)road with his wife and family. Sonimerville, J. W. 1 ' . " Stubl)y " now owns and operates several of the largest coal mines about Cumberland, lie has made inventions and improvements in mining that have sa ed the li ' es of thousands of the men who toil under ground. This an l his abilit ' to handle matters financial has placed him well forward in the ranks of the Captains of Industry. " vStubby ' s " weak point, his admiration for the l;idies, soon got the better of him, and not long after his grad- uation, he swept down u])on the little townshiii of llerwyn and carried away one of its damsels, lie was pursued, of course, but " Stubby " was always able to handle those legs of his, and so got away with his jirize. He is also treasurer of the jNIarvland . thletic . ssociation. and his training in collecting athletic dues at college now st.-uids him in good stead. It is rumored that he can pull a man out of bed in the sm;ill hours of the night and make him ])ay his dues, in fact, " Stubb} " says that it is the best plan ; for the man is so s!ee] ' that he i)ays almost any sum to be left alone. Suavely, E, I I. ' I he er - summer that he left college, he entered the Revenue Cutter Serxici ' . ' y the diligent work which had always characterized him at college, he ro. e to first lieiUenant, ard soon afterward to cajitain of the neatest and swiftest craft in the service. Me ha done good work for I ' ncle Sam in ] rotecting our coasts and industries, ;md bis praises ba e many times been sung in the records of ihe War 1 )ei)artment. Just after his prouKition to first lieutenant he asked for and received a furlough for sever;d months. The next thing heard of him w;is tb.al he h;id gone West. ow, as the m;igician read this, mv mind at once pictm-ed to me his room at the old college, where upon the 36 l)iircau stdod [ :c picture of a swccl- faced v]. If asked who she was. liis cinly reply was a smack of tlie lijis and, " ( )li ! that ' s a little Western irl of mine. " ' I hat ex])lained his trip West. ' Idle ma,i;ician contin ied : " lie has made .some very valuahle desii ns of machinery now in p ssession (d ' the .Xavy Deiiartment ; for. despite his .sailor life, lie still clin.Q;s to the tendency to (lesi,L;n. acipiired while at collet c. " v turgis, C. Cden always wa.s a speaker, in fact, he is said to have lieeii ahle to talk when only a few weeks old. The politicians of Snow Mill recei ed him with open arii ' s, and almoit before he realized it, he found himself in the State Senate. . ' ow Senator Sturgis alway.s was a leveldieadcd fellow, and almo.st his first act in the Senate was the presentation of a bill to improve his . Iliini ,! . r ill many ways. The bill, under the Senator ' s elo(|uent giiidaiKW went tliroiii b without a hitch, and the old college is much indelted to him. for. b this bill, its beauty and efficiency was increased one hrndred per cent. Now Glen, like " Stubby, " had a longing in his heart for old I ' lcrwMi. lie also made a swoop upon tlie town and carried off a bride, and was also pursued. He got as far as Paint Branch liridge when he was overtaken. I le (|nickl ' mounted the side of the bridge, and so great was his eloquence that he i|uelled the raging multitude and was allowed to proceed in peace. State Senator is all right, but why stop tliere? And so in Kiio he was sent to Washington as the Senator from Maryland. White, W., to his classmates known as " Fes, " pcrsued his study if mathe- matics and civil engineering, of which he was especially fond, and after two years went to South America as Government Surveyor, lie did well in this cajiacity. brt soon tired of the climate and the copper-colored damsels of that region, and returned to his native State. As good fortune would lia e it. he returned just in time to find vacant the chair of Mathematics at the Maryland Agricultural College. This fine position was offered him and he immediately accepted. .Ml of his old friends were indeed glad to have him back among them and hoped that be would stay, but they were doomed to disa])poinlment, for after two years and a half, the Professor introduced a new mathematical science, and was very shortly after called to accept the chair of Mathematics at Harvard I ' niversily. The Professor and his wife there kept o]X ' n house to the strdents, by whom he is held in high esteem. " xAlthough Harvard is all right " says the I ' nd ' essor. " 1 think I shall send little Wellstood, jr.. down to .M. . . C, where he can gel the benefit of a militarv traininsr. " 37 Ode of the Class of 1905 Air, The Marseillaise Words by J. A. Krentzlin On the granite hills which tower O ' re the rapid rushing tide, Where the broad Potomac rushes To the bosom of its bride ; Where the birds are always singing, Where there ' s humming of the bees, ' liere the sun and shadow mingle always. Choius. There she stands, old M. A. C., All alight with beauty bright. With brow undimmed. Dauntless and brave. She awaits her destiny. Not from iiiles of sculptured marble. Though her walls are fair to see, Will her fame be spread in story? In the ages yet to be : But the one who writes her history Will inscribe with burning pen How she lives in lives of noble men. — Chorus. Stand we here a band of Seniors Who have Juniors ceased to be. We are guardians of our College — Let us serve with dignity. As we strive with faith undaunted Her good works to keep alive ; Mav we ever exemplify her fame. Chorus. Arise, old 1905, our lianncr now unfurl ; Strive on, fight on E ' er to increase Our Alma Mater ' s tame. 38 Junior Class President L. Dassett ' ice President II. I). W ' illiar, jr. Secretary G. AI. Mayer Treasurer H. T. J. Caul Historian L. F. Zerkel. Class Colors — Red and White. CLASS YELL. Hickety! Hi! Hickety! Hix! Hickety! Hickety! 1906. Motto — " Kon Quis sed Quid. " N. MF.. ADDRESS. L. Bassett Cambridge. Md. H. J. Caul 87 ' est Genesee street, Buffalo, N. Y. R. H. Dixon, jr Cambridge, Md. J. J. T. Graham ■ Ingleside, Md. R. F. Goodell East Patrick street, Frederick, Md. W. B. Harris Coleman, ] Id. C. L. Eippincott Grafton, W. ' a. G. M. Mayer Frostburg, Md. J. W. Mitchell Englewood, Fla. . . M. McNutt . " Berkely, Md. E. I. Oswald Chewsville, Md. C. S. Ridgeway B.eltsville, Md. J. L. Showell Berlin, Md. S. P. Thomas Sandy Springs, Md. F. R. I!. Waters Seat Pleasant, Md. II. I). WiUiar, jr Buxton, Md. R. ' . Wot)d I ' arnesville, Md. L. F. Zerkel Eura , a. 39 History of the Class of 1 906 ( )iicc upon an cvciiint; ' ilrear -. While I 1 iindeu ' il. weak ami weary, ( )ver many happy days I ' assed in strantie and devious ways, Since iiur entrance into College To partake oi work and plays ; Recollections quickly stealing. Filled my soul with softened feeling. For ]3leasures passed and victories won : For niilile things, most nobly done r.y the Class of 1906. I recalled our trejiidation. At our first examination. How we hoped and how e pra ed ' Twould not l)e hard nor long delayed. And. when it came, the lively jo_ - That ■as felt by each new boy ; As he saw with great delight That the worst was only fright; And that his name was now enrolled In the longed-for, sorght-for fold Of the Class of 1906. When again our thovghts were free From hard work that had to be. And could homeward quickly flee ; In separate groups of two or three. On the campus then each night Those thoughts took unchecked flight To our sweethearts and orr mothers. In those days we thought of others As dire home-sickness en us rolled. Touching heart and saddening soul - ( )f the Class of 1906. 41 For this weakness we were chided, And " persuaders " swiftly glided In a vain attempt to check This disease, which threatened wreck And ruin to us. But a fortnight Of diversion, made us downright Proud and full of animation. Primed with youthful expectation, To l)c rid of Soph annoyance. That had chased away the buoyance From the Class of i()oC). But again, how sad to tell. We continued to get h 1. ' Twas, they said, on general principle. That we might not grow invincible. By being gently thus abused, (Without our being mucli confused), We ere long took " rat medicines " Without the least of reticL-nce. lUit, wliv dwell on things of sadness For athletics soon made gladness For the Class of 1906. There oi;r triumphs first were gained. For our athletes worked and trained For the football teams, and claimed Part of the skill that made us famed, As a School with winning teams. But, athletics soon did end (They tell me all things have that trend.) We took leave on our first holiday. For home once more all free and gay, . nd " Thanksgiving Turkey " put away; This, the Class of igoA. Wlicn to College w returned. With hard work we were concerned. E. ams. again stared iii our faces. 42 These completed, we retreated To our homes with quickened paces. Ah! How well do I remember That home-going in December; And how, returning, we related That this Christmas should be rated, Best that we had ever known — All the Class of 1906. Three long months then dragged away, With lots of work and little play. Often we would sit and ponder On some things the poets say — " Absence makes the heart grow fonder, ' Which to us seemed that it may Have been written by a " jay, " Or one knowing not his business anyway. Yes, that time was very blue (I remember well, — Don ' t you. ' ) for the Class of 1906. Then came Easter, and with that, Manv games with ball and bat. In baseball we now " stood pat, " " Rooted " we, " ( )1(1 Boy, " and " Rat. " We recalled the three months lowly, That had gone so very slowly. And thev seemed like dreams unholy. For our Campus now was seen Changed from gray to brightest green, . nd spring cast a clear, bright sheen C) ' er the Class of 1906. Final exams, now drew near. But our class had little fear; For, to most of us, the work Was a task we did not shirk. The little hardships they imposed. We still encountered with repose. These completed, quick we shifted From work to play, while sadness sifted 43 Tlirou,ijh a sic -c of pleasures stea(l -, I- ' or joys lit " I ' ' iiial Week " were ready lun- Ihe Class of u0 . In that week of fun and ])leasnre. Came experiences we treasure, For it held the fullest measure Of excitement mixed with leisure. Commencement and June Hall Us delighted, one and all. We, as " Old I ' .oys " left ' till fall. With no more " medicine " to pall L ' i)on us, as it had when we were " rats. " Now we were Soph ' mores, not still hrats In the Class of iijo( . When school convened, ' 06 was there With stout resolves to do and dare . nd no effort now to spare In exhihiting our share Of work and play. We knew in part. Our duties now ; and every heart Was pledged to deeper, harder study, liut one duty upon us fell For it was " up to us " to tell The " rats " how, with " persuaders, " we could spcll- " The Class of 1906. " In the fall of our second year, The Class of ' 06 hatl little fear It could not make itself the peer Of former classes, stranded here. Tills we think we did in ]iart. For our record from the start Had the " ( ). K. " mark u])on it. Some ' 03 man, " through his lionnet, " Said his class would gain great lame. If it fought a foothall game W ith the Class of Hpri. I wonder if the aforesaid and the same. Remembers the Soph-Junior football game : 44 And that his team sot Httle fame, F(ir this contest, far from tame. And this victory hard to get. With such things I must not fret My weary reader. This year passed, Like the former, and should he classed As one of much hard study, And of joys, whose glow was ruddy. For the Class of 1906. In this year, we began to view The aim of College life, with new And serious thoughts, and found it true. That to pass the Soph Class one must do The best he can. But time flew by And soon Commencement Day drew nigh. We now transferred the duties thrust Upon up for this year, and trust That we had shown ourselves full well Equipped, for doing what then fell To the Class of 1906. Many members then we lost. And returning, found at most. Only half the Class could boast Returning with us to our post. But, the few who did come back. Resolved manfull to attack Their work. ( )ne thing we learned — That the Juniors were concerned With attention to study and order, And we hope we have reached the border Set for the Class of lood. In athletics, as in past years, we appeared. And held our own, nor even feared The Soph-Junior Game, which cleared Us a score of six to " zip, " and cheered Us to bolder flights. The Sophs now may Claim the glory of this fray. But still the score stands plainly out 45 As the official record for this bout. (3f course, we do not mind what ' s said For zvc know that what stands head Is the Class of 1906. A concession that was granted us just now, (Putting Seniors, Sophs, and Juniors in one scow). Gave exemption from exams. This, to our brow. Brought smiles, provided we knew how To make a certain average mark In daily work. It ' s now like a " lark " To be free in exam, week. When you ' ve done work which will speak For itself. We now put in hard licks So that this average we can fix For the Class of 1906. Our Theatre-party-l ' .oys, have you forgotten that? And, how this day we stood quite " pat " With that sweet little bunch of " mat- inee girls? " But, my memory " plays me flat; " The real purpose for our hegira into town Was to have the Class-picture taken down At Bells. But business sometimes takes A purely second place, when one rakes Over old memories. So, for that reason. My putting pleasures first won ' t be treason To the Class of 1906. In looking backward. Classmates, we can feel That we ' ve " done ourselves proud " in every deal Of the past. But, from ourselves, we can ' t conceal The fact that, in the future, duty ' s appeal Will be more strongly sounded than before. And responsibilities will crowd us by the score. Let us then, like men, resolve to strive and do What is expected of us. and establish a new And glorious record for ourselves — the Senior Class. So that praises from the faculty, and other friends, may pass To the Class of 1906. 46 Good Luck to Naughty Six C. S. RidGeway S. P. ThOiiias O. V. WoQd R. F. GooDell H. D. WiLliar, Jr. H. J. CaUl R. W. RiCe L. F. ZerKel F. R. WaT J. L. ShQwell C. L. UppiNcott E. I. OswAld A. M. McnUtt L. W. WhitinG J. J. T. GraHani h- BasseTt G. jVI. MaYer W. B. Karris J. W. M|]tchell R. H. DiXon, Jr. 47 Junior Grinds Jiassctt: " ( )iily an inventor knows liow to borrow; most nu ' n are therefore mventors. " Caul : " When a man maketh a joke, let him not lie the first to laugh thereat. " Dixiin : " Let anoth ' r man praise thee, and iKit thine own mouth ; a stranger, anil n(jt thine own lips. " Ciraham ; " lie is all there when the hell rings. " (The dinner hell.) (joodell : " 1 am Sir ( )racle ; when I i]:e my lips, let no dog liark. " Harris: " If a word is worth nne shekel, silenee is wnrlh twn. " I ip|)ine( itt : " ' IMie desire of the slcllifnl killeth him, fur his hands refuse to lahor. " .Mayer: " . man lives h}- helieving something, not hy debating and arguing .;hout things. " AleXutt : " lie that would be a great commander, hath an awful task before him. " Mitchell: " ' Tis hard for an em])ty sack tn stand uiiright. " f)swald: " Let a man be ever so Christian :ind humble. Let a woman smik. he will blush .and stumble. " Ridgwax ' : " With skillful hands he will dig and sow. This manikin behind the Ime. " Showell : " 1 do but sing because 1 must and pipe but as the linnets sing. " ' J ' liomas: " lie never knew i)ain whu iKxt ' r fell the ])angs of love. " Waters: " If a donkey liray at you, do nut l)ray at him, " ' illiar: " I et ever}- man enjoy his whim; Wliat ' s he to mc, or I to him? " Wood: " If an ' would not work, neither should he eat. " Zcrkel : " With graceful steps he struts the floor And .smiles on maidens fair, galore. " 48 rtl fe C asstf Sff7. President A. E. Blair. ' ice-President G. W. Firor. Secretary and Treas. . .N. ? . Mcrryman, Jr. Hi.storian J. F. Zouck. Cla.ss Colors — Maroon and Black, CLASS YELL. Rickety — ax — coax — coax ! Rickety — ax — coa.x — coax ! AVah — hoc — all ! Wah — hoo — ah ! 1907! Rah— Rah— Rah ! Sopliomore — Sophomore — Sopliomorc ! Motto — " Quis, quid, fice.s. fices bene. " 49 . NAME. APriRKSS. W. II. Adam.s Princess Aniic. J Id. A. N. Bowlaiid Kingston, Aid. E. A. Blair Baltimore. Md. R. L. Caperstany A. D. Cockey ( ) vings .Mills. Aid. J. A. Coale I ' pper Alarliioro, Aid. J. B. Dirickson Berlin. Aid. J. W. Firor Thurmont, Aid. W. ! ' .. Kluharty Greensboro, X. C. j. ' . Gill Borin- . Aid. W. . . ( lassoway Darnestown, Aid. 1{. r. I laslup Laurel, Aid. AI. A. 1 ludson Stockton, Md. H. L. Hatton Piscataway, Aid. C. H. Harper Baltimore, Aid. E. S. Halloway Rosary ville, Md. J. L. Iglehart Simpsonville, Aid. J. E. Jones Davidsonville, Md. M. C. Lewis Crisfield, Md. U. W. Long Selbyville, Del. W. B. Long Westover, Md. F. E. Linnell Falmouth, Alass. W. A. Lewis Bethseda, Md. E. G. AlcCandli.sh Piedmont. W. ' a. V. T. Alalioney Leeds. Aid. J. P. Mudd ' ashington, 1 ). C. T. B. Mackall Alackall, Aid. X. P.. Alerr iiian Cocke sville, Md. 11. II. ( )wings Simpsonville, Md. 1 ' . I 1. i ' lnmaeher Alaracaibo. X ' enezuela, S. A. .M. C. Plumaeher Alaracaibo, ' cnezucla, S. A. I I. W. Slin. on Co!uml)ia. Aid. W. A. S. Somerville Cumberland, Aid. 11. G. Tlirasher Deer Park, Md. k. j. Tillson Davis. W. a. F,. C. Tillson Davis. W. ' a. S. T. ' ocke Baltimore. .Md. C. C. ' rooman Hyattsville, Aid. 11. ( ). Williams Xanticoke, Aid. 1„ V. Whiting llvatlsville, Md. T. F. Zouck Glyndon, Aid. History of the Class of 1 907 UFA ' fi)i-ty-tive men entered the portals of the Maryland A.Ejri- cultnral College in September of the year 11)03, to take up their studies in the Freshman Class, it would have been hard to have found a more frightened lot of bo s than these forty- five. l!ut. after the first few weeks of torment (which all new l)oys at college must pass through) had been gotten over, the class conmienced to take f()rm and to be not niereh ' a bodv of boys thrown together in the same class. lUit seeing that their strength lay in their mnnber, they organized: and leaders sprang up. who. in nian - instances, showed great abilit}-. Once when the So])hs lieeame too obstre]X ' rous the class went out as a bodv and drove the Sophs within doors. This was something unusual, for the Fresh- men to get the upper hand of the Sophs, Nevertheless it was done in a fair fight, and the Freshmen were conceded the victory by the entire school. From this the class got down to hard work in their studies, and came well up to the mark in their Christmas examinations. From Christmas until Easter, was mostly hard study, and the entire class breathed a sigh of relief when they were ready to start home after having finished their FZaster exams. Hut now was the most pleasant part of the year, for the boys were able to be out doors and ]iarticipate in baseball and other atldetic s|)orts, so all were sorry when June came. ( )n retiu ' uing the following September they fomid their number greatly decimated, but several new members steppetl in td fill the vacant places. It ditl not take the class long to find out their increased ] ower as Sophs and old boys. Tiiey were very careful to see that no Freshman broke any of the traditions of the college. After they had reformed among the new boys, they commenced to go liigher and thought it time something should be done to ]}lace their class on record. In a short while the - jiledged themselves to the Faculty to observe the H onor System in theii " class and examination work. As usual, the Junior Class followed our lead, so in a few weeks they had established the same thing. The two classes met after Thanksgiving, in the annual Sophs-Junior game. it could hardly be called a game; for we outplayed the Juniors so much in the first half that when the whistle blew for the laeginning of the second half, there was not a Junior to be seen on tlie field. So they had to content themselves with a forfeited score to d to o. in [ilace of what in all likelihood would have been 100 tlT o. At Christmas several members of the class left, so we had to start in the new vear with a class greatlv diminished in number. P ut what we lost in numlx-r we gained in class spirit, . lthough it is Udt a very large class that stands on the threshold of Jun ior dignities, yet it is a class that will stick together and remain loyal to the Black and Red f ag of KJ07. Freshman Class President . l ' . Crisp. Vice-President i . R. Coo])er. Secretary and Treasurer. . . .0. C. Toad vine. Historian F. X. Vouni djlood. Class Colors — Red and lUue. CLASS YELL. Rip! Rap! Snip I Snap ! Slick Rate! ' 08! Freshman ! Motto — X ' incemus omnia. NAME. ADDRESS. R. S. Allen Rising Sun, Md. C. C. B. I ' .ishop Snow Hill. Md. E. J. Bvron Williamsport. Md. N. E. Brice Annapolis, Md. C, G. G. Bailey Ilyattsville, Md. J. P. Brome Wallville. Md. G. G. B.ecker Baltimore, Md. I. D. Blake, Jr Baltimore, Md. i 1. C. Bennett Brandy Station, ' a. G. W. Campbell Selbyville, Del. G. P. W. Condon Perryville, Md. L. M. Church Washing-ton. D. C. B, R. Cooper Wharton, Md. F. B. Clark Keep Tryst, Md. 52 A. 1 ' .. Crisp I ' .nuiklyn Station. Md. J. 1). Darin- I ' .rick l,n,lov, Md. C. C. Pay I)iil liii. Md. G. V. Dcirr 1 1 yatlsvilk ' , Md. F. " . Davis Hyattsvillc, Md. 0. W. Firor Thurinont, Md. W. D. Groves EUicott City. Md. J. 1!. Gutliric Baltimore, Md. j. P. Griffin Highland, Md. D. P.. Gait HyattsviUe, Md. F. T. Gait HyattsviUe. Md. A. Gamero New York. X. Y. IT. P. Hoshall Parkton. Md. J. 1{. 1 laslup Savai e, Md. A. G. 1 larr Forest Glen, Md. L. Hays Parnesville. Md. J. I L H.)!n-,ead Washin.t,non. D. C. R. H. Hall Parstow, Md. J. M. Hall HyattsviUe. Md. C. E. Hutchinson Fairmount, ' . ' a. G. Janiieson Hu.e;-hesville. Md. J IP Ki ng Pocomoke City, Md. il. C. Knotts Kingston, Md. ' . C. PeGore PeGore, P1. H.W. Pippincoll Grafton. W " . ' a. P. G. Pockie Altoona, Pa. W. E. l am])kin Washington, D. C. S. AP Powrey Rossville, Md. A ' . W. McCahe SelbyviUe. Del. F. C. .McSorley Stevensville. Md. C. F. Maver Frostbiirg. Md. H. Otis S.vkesville, Md. C. P. Milb.;i-.;-r.e Peonardtown, Md. 11. W. ( ) vin,gs Sinipsonville. Md. 53 p. p. Paull Buffalo, X. Y. H. L. Porter Oakland. Aid. J. Packard Rockville. Md. v. E. Rumig College Park. Md. A. J. Ritzel Westover. Aid. P.. Russell Washington, D. C. R. A. Stott Zaneytown. Md. O. H. Saunders Lankford. Md. J. P. Shaniberger Parkton, Md. R. L. Silvester College 1 ' ark. Md. J. W. Sanford Washington, 1 ). C. C. Solari College Park, Md. A. L. Stabler P.righton. Md. . . R. Todd Mt. Washington. .Md. ( T. C. Toadvine Whitehaven, Md. W. M. Thomas Cross Roads, Md. 1 1. R. Whiting Hyattsville. Md. C. M. Waggner P.altiniore. Md. G. W. Wilson Simpson ville, Md. A. R. Woodson Washington, D. C. F. . Y( lungblood Norfolk, Ya. C. C. Zinnnerman Frederick. Aid. C. F. r.atman Puray. ' a. F. C. ( )rt Midland. Md. C. A. Warthen Kensingt. m. Aid. N. L. Warren Selbyville, Del. 54 History of the Class of 1 908 Or a Record of the " Diddings " of the Freshman Class RLY in the fall of 1904 College Park presented a most lively scene. Every train was bringing scores of boys who were to undertake the trials of a college examination. Some of us took the examination for entering the Sopho- more Class, while the most of us tried for the Freshman Class. Many of us were successful, but a few failed. However, in whatever class we finally found ourselves, we gladh ' accepted our humble hit and entered with a spirit that was creditable to us all. The first few nights were sjx ' nt in arranging the scant supply of furniture .vhich we had brought with us, and we soon made ourselves comfortable. College opened on the fifteenth of September, and in less than three days we were busy, hammering away at our respective studies. Sonie were wont to neglect their studies and think of home. This home-sickness did not tarry long in the hearts of our seventy-eight memlicrs. as " College " at this time presented a most beautiful and welcome home. Tlie grand old building, nestled in a clump of trees like a chicken uniler its mother ' s wing. .Ml this and more seemed to drive away the home-sickness, and we were soon looking forward to our Thanksgiving holidays. During the period of time lietween the ojieiiing of school and Thanksgiving, a L;reat interest was manifested in football. We are ])roud to say that several mem- bers of our class took an active part in the many hard-fought battles on the gridiron. Thanksgiving came and passed so ra]iidly that we hardly realized it was here, and we were soon back to our studies. . t the time of this writing basket-ball is taking up the spare time of the boys. There is good material in the Class of ' 08 !or a good basket-ball team. We hope that some will make the first team, which promises to be a winner. Raseball is occupying the minds of our old stars, and we will no doubt sur- prise some of our old rivals when we meet them on the diamond this coming season. Let us hope that the Freshman Class will be well represented in this manly sport. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas passed very quietly and no event of any great importance took place. When " Old Chris " did come, he was given a hearty handshake and a royal welcome by everybody. Every one imme- diately made ready and took the first train available and hurried homeward to vreet the loved ones who were waiting for him. Manv did not forget some cer- 55 hearts and smiling ' tacts tn greet dear old Ai. A. C. and wish her a liapp) ' Xew " ear, and to try for nuich better marks in our stuches than we made (hiring the last term. Spring now opens in all its glnry. allho ' somewhat late, and seems tn pnt new life intii mn- hoys wlm have been confined to the buildings must of the time during tile cold months of the year. The Campus presents a most animated appearance. Xuml;ers are i nt fnr the purjinse nf making the baseljall team, while others are training fur the track teani. The whole scene might lie compared with a huge imt-hill, so busy anil intent are they in their jiractice. Inauguration day comes ard goes and two hundre(l tired and dust}- boys return to the barracks for a good night ' s rest. That which now remains for I ' s is to finish up the year with the best possible records. ' e have all worked hard, but this term means study and lots of it. The boys set to work with a will and no doulit will cnnie out victors in the hard-fought battles with their studies. What now follows mrst 1.x- more of a prophecy than a history. Reveille is very soon going to press, and this ]irevents me from writing a complete history of the class of ' 08. ' e ])assed the wear - morth.s after Christmas until Easter, and many of us luu-rie l home after a long period of home-sickness and hard w-ork. The Ivister holidays canie and passed so rapidly that we hardly realized that w-e had been home, and we sometinies thought it more like a dream than a reality. Thanks to our instrrctors, the last few months passed most pleasantly and most rapidly. We must now prepare for our final exaniination. The finals came and passed, and we were ready to pack our trunks and return home for a long- stay, and bid good-bxe to Al. A. C. for the year, l ach and every member of the Freshman Class feels ])roud that he was one of the noisy, n-iischievous and busy class of naughty eight, who, with all due respect to those at honie, turns and looks back with loving e es at the musty walls of the buildings which are so dear to the liearts of all true lM " eshmen. The - bid tlum a last f:irewell till another year finds ihem tramping up the long lane to find a warm welcon-;e awaiting- those who ha -e spent so n-iany and prosperous hours in the rooirs and corridors of . 1. A. C " . One thing more: Let n-ie prophesy a great and prosperous future to each and every ii-iember of the largest Freshnian Class in the State of Marylanil. May the meniorv of the Class of ' 08. and its " diddings " during the year of 11)05, li -e in their hearts — forever ! Yk Class vSckii;i ' :. 56 Preparatory Class President I C. Southard. ' ice-President P. S. Dickey. Secretary and Treasurer S. S. Xeale. Class Color — Green. CLASS YELL. Take me home ! N. MK. . DDRIiSS. .- .ger , . Hyattsville. Md. J. F. Alli.son Washington, D. C. A. J. Beale Fort Howard, Md. L. G. Berry Hyattsville, Md. W. J. Baldt Chester, Pa. F. B. Beasman Sykesville. Md. A. S. Bryant Berwyn. .Md. L. H. Bowley Shepherdstown, W. ' a. .A . C. Breeden Sellers, Md. G. M. Breeden SoUers, Md. J. C. Bennett Brandy Station, ' a. -K. M. Besa Santiago, Chili. K. lUirgess Hyattsville, Md. J. P. Burwell I ' hiladelphia, Pa. B. A. Carpenter Philadelphia, Pa. P. S. Dickey, Jr Baltimore. Md. C. F. Dudley Easton. Md. J. E. Darby Bucklodge, Md. L. R. ludnian Baltimore, Md. F. B. Enimert Washington, D. C. . . B. Foster. . , . . " , .Santiago. Chili. 57 C. B. Foster Sanuasn. Chili. j. P. Grason Tdw-son, Md. W. W. Hevser I lai aTstown. Md. Al. D. HiiH-a Walkcrsville. Md. !• ' . Kciily r.allinicirc. Md. A. J. Kir. chner College Park, Md. i 1. T. Knio-lu. Jr Riverdale. Md. J. . . Leggc Wasliiiisjtoii. D. C. S. ( ). Luna " I ' ocasmayn. Peru. J. E. Merccron SykcsviUe, Md. T. K. Moore Washiiist.m. D. C. S. L. Neale i I ' arlock. Md. M. Roberts Washington, D. C. V. J. Russell Washino-ton, 1). C. E. W. Shaffer Laurel. Md. I ' . C. Southard Wilmington. Del. J. P. Saver Washington. D. C. W. L. Shipley Sykesville, Md. G. Shipley College Park. Md. F. Stevenson Jessujis, Md. IL P. Sparks Washington, 1). C. J. Salinas Washington. I). C. C. II. Treadwell r.altiniore. Md. A. C. Turner Sollers, Md. 58 Calendar for 1904-1905 FIRST TERM. SciUcnihcr i tli and 14th pjitrancc IvNaniiiKitioiis Tluirsilay. Si-ptcnihi-r 151I1. i p. 111 CulleCTc Work Piegins. l ri(la ' . ( )cti)hci- I4tli iMfctiiis;- of Hoard of Trustees. Fridav, December ijtl: .Meetiiiij of ISoard of Trustees. T hursday, December 2;d, 4 ]). 111 First Term Ends. Thursday, Decembe ' 2Jd. 4 p. m.. to Tuesday. January 3d, Noon Christmas ) loHdaxs. SEC( ). ' i) ti-:r.m. Tuesday. January 3d. Xoon Second Term llegins. Friday, March loth Meetinjj of Trustees. Friday, March 24th Second Te ni Ends. THIRD TiCRM. Monda -. . hircli JJth Third Term I ' .e ins. Wednesday, . pril li)th. 4 ). ni.. .d Tuesday, . pril _ ' Stli. i p. m. . . l ' " aster Molida s. June 5th to loth I " inal h ' xaminations. Friday, June gth Meetini;- of lioard of Trustees. Sunday. June i ith Haccalaureate Sermon. Monday. June I2tii Class Day. Tuesday. June i tli Almiuii Day. ' ' e(hiesda -. Jime 14th. 11 a. m Commencement I ' .xercises. 59 Much Ado About Nothing A Comedy. ( Apaliigiex til Sli(iki ' Kp arc DRAMATIC PERSOXAE. Loxc, Tom Proconsul Gun;- MAX Lord nii hstc-a ' ard J I M MS- Constable ' .- K ssY His Roommate Drrrii 11aki-;k ( Self Explanatory ) Stuuhv . ' ; ( Lieutenant Company " C " ACT I. ScKNK I. Grub-man ' s room — Midnin lit, quiet disturbed by sudden alarm. Grup.-AIax (aroused from slumber) — if mine cars ])la_ ' nic not false, soniethintj be amiss witliout. Di ' TCii i ' .AKKK — There they are! Harr! Harr! llarrl G. .N[. {to himself) — Ye Ciods ! What ' s the fracas? 1 must away. Where may those trousers be? ' In sooth I find them not. Devil of a fix, this I ' ell, ' tis this night rol.-e or nothing; — methinks I ' ll don the robe. If I mistake not ' twas Sauerkraut yellinj - fire. (Exit.) SCKXK II. Mess hall. Enter Duteh Baker. D. r . — Mine (lott in Ilinnnel. johnny I Come quick already yet! There ' s alto- i;ether scmethins;- doin. ;!s for you take so much a time? G. M. — Delay nic not, thou iiratinii " knave! ' Tis not a time for tritlinu;-. (Exit hurriedly.) ScExE III. " .I " Hall, main barraeks. Enter " .Stubby " returnini from a late trip up the I ' ike. Sri ' i:i;i- — Methinks there ' s trouble brewing-, . " oft ! Do 1 hear voices? (j. M. ((hi tire eseape. soliloijuiAn:. ) — This beastly liale chilleth me to the mar- row, and tl ' uttereth my mantle about me nnich. " Pis lucky it be not day- lii ht, for then lierchance some passer by mi.i;ln rubber this way. SrriMiV — C,m Wdt! I had inly (Hic. ( -V ' " ,;; ' ' ' ,;■ softly to hliiisclf at sii lit of Johnny on tire cscaf c.) " .M(.)nkey, monkey, bottle of beer; It ' s a monkey we have here? " And still that cor])ulent fi Tiire seems familiar. He that you. johnny? G. M. — Ves. Summertime, tliou eiin jecturest well — but for Heaven ' s sake, eome and lend your aid. The bui dinq- burnetii, 1)ut tread softh and utter no word, nr we will have a ])anic. We nnist ha e a lantern tn seek the source of this dire contlaj ration. Let us then repair to the (lomieiliar - reposi- tor ' i)f Lono- Tom. 1 fain would believe 1 smell smoke. Dost thou al.so? , ' T •|;l■. ■ { M ninhliiii;) — ' o but there ' s to me that dark-brown, sniokx- taste. . CT II, ScK.xiC I. Effect hclo7i. ' . " ,!, ' ' I ' ani ' s door. LoNC, Tom — There ' s someone wnuld seek entranee. perad " eninre. Who ' s without ? G. M. — The steward, sir. I fain would speak with thee. 1,, T. — Hold thiiu a nicment i ntil 1 have discovered my nether garments. G. AI. — I fear, frc m mine own e ]x-rier.ce of this night, that thou seek ' st in -ain. Make hurry, sir, the case is urgent. I ' ll take this lantern and hence follow at thy leisure. I,. T. — To be sure, Diogenes, take the lantern. I ' ll tarry nie not long. ( :.n-; ;( . ) Scene II. North end of " .- " hall, linter .linnny and " .Skinny. " ro;;T ' iv.s-;; i;. I I • • ■ — Who dost suspect. Jim? |lM. l ■ — Everyone until ])roved innocent. Ski.wv — Dost thou? . h ! Then thou art a duster. Ha! ha! Ilmm i ' ( Conteinftiioiislv) — Poor joke, jioorl} ' timed. Let ' s away. ' ki.x.w — How wilt find the rogues? jlMM ■ — Seek each in his own abode, and, finding him not, him will we hold guilty. ( linter Lon; Tom. ) What ho! Is this the shafle of some goodly fellow who nn ' slook taps for Gabriel ' s tnot ? ' Skinw — . lethinlcs ' tis some likely, and in his haste b.ath dunned the rube of one who occu])ied not sn long a trench. l.o.M. Tom — Cea.se, im])ertinent imes! Knnw ' st nut th fellnw f;icnltator ? 6i Both — Sir, it regrets us (Hir mistake and luiiiihly we ask pardmi. Hut admit vou must, sir, that robe dntli ill hetit your tciwering frame. Long To.m — Enough! We come nut here ti idly prate away the time. Can " st tell me the wliereabouts of his lordship, the hash-man? Soft! lie is coming. Jimmy — What does he with a lantern? Long To.m — I know not, but peradventure, he looks for a dishonest man. Skinny — Ah! . second Diogenes. [Enter G. M. and Stnbby. and D. B.) Ji.MMY — Lieutenant, hast seen them? Stubby — Xo, but I ' ve got ' em. J I M my — Got who ? Stubby {Recognizini the speaker) — The headache. Skinny — They were making their e.xit by the rear window a little while since. Crub-m. n (Excitedly) — Where is it? Where is it? Skinny — They ' re outside. Grub-m. n — For God ' s sake! Where is it? Skinny — Where ' s what ? (iRUB-M. N — The fire! The tire! Skin. ' ' — Fire h 1? Fve seen no fire. ' Tis merelx ' some mischie ous lads raiding the pantry. Grub-m. n — Methinks there are bats in my Ijelfry. Dutch B.xkkr — Das ist recht. Skixxn ' [To Jininiv) — Let us divide and make that inspection of which thou spoke not long ago. [Bxeiinf all.] ScENK ITT. Grub--m. n (Perehed on the side of liis l ed soliloqiiicin}:; ) — To night I am ])er- meated with the first gratifying thrills of true heroism. I doubt not but that a most dire panic would have ensued, had I not remained calm, and by my example of cool courage, system and forethought averted it. Ma - haps fifty hopeful and promising lives have been retained within this veil of tears bv mine own effort. However, it gladdens me e. ceediugl . when I contemi)late u]ion the uutoucheclress oi my pies. ( Falls asleep. ) . nd ere he woke, the college horn had twice done salutation to the morn. G. S., " 05- " L, 1 ' . ' .., " 0 1. " 62 Officers and Faculty of Instruction R. W. Silvester President and Professor of Mathematics. Tlios. H. Spence, A. M ' ice-President and Professor of Lang uages. H. P.. McDonnell, B. S., M. D Professor of Chemistry and State Chemist. ' . T. L. Taliaferro, . . B Professor of Agriculture. James S. Robinson Professor Emeritus of Horticulture. Samuel S. Bucklev, M. S., D. . S Professor of ' eterinary Science. W. N. Hutt. B. S. A Professor of Horticulture. Henry Lanahan. A. B Professor of Physics and Civil Engineering. F. B. Bomberger, B. S.. A. . I Professor of English and Civics and Librarian. Charles S. Richardson Director of ! ' h sical Culture and Instructor in Public Speaking. 1. Hanson Mitchell, M. E Professor of Mechanical Engineering. (. B. S. Norton, I [. S Professor of ' egetable Pathology, Botany and State Pathologist. T. B. Sxmons. M. S Professor of Entomology and State Entomologist. Henr - T. I larrison. . Princi])al of Preparatory Department, Secretar - of Faculty. ASSISTANTS IN STATE WORK. y. B. Robb. -M. S . ssistant in Chemistry. F. H. Blodgett, M. S sst. in egetable Pathology. Botany and Entomology. R. H. Kerr, 1 . S . ssistant in Chemistry. A. B. Gahan, 15. S Vssistant in Entomology and ' cgetable Pathology. W. R. ' harton, . . B Assistant in Chemistr -. T. P. Gray, B. S Assistant in Chemistr} ' . ASSISTANTS IN COLLEGE WORK. T. C. Blandford. M. E. .. sst. in Mechanical De])t., . cting Conuiiandant of Cadets. C. F. Doane. M. S Instructor in Dairxing. A. B. Foster. M. S Assistant in Chemistry. E. F. Garner. .M. E . ssistant in Mechanical Department. E. W. Stoll, M. E Assistant in Mechanical De])artment. OTHER OFFICERS. Joseph R. Owens, M. D Registrar and Treasurer. W. O. Eversfield. -M. D Surgeon. Miss M. L. Spence Stenographer and Typewriter. Mrs. L. K. Fitzhugh Alatron. E. P. Walls Officer in Charge. Wirt Harrison Clerk. 63 Military Department j. Ck ' ar - 1 ' .land ford Actini;- Coniiiiandant COM-MISSIOXKI) STAFF. W ' fllstood White. Cadet Major, (ilenworth Sturqis, First Lieutenant and Adjutant. E. n. Diii i es. P " irst Lieutenant and Quarter-Master. N( )N-C( )MMISSI()i ED STAFF. J. J. T. Graham. Sergeant Major. W. 1 ' .. Harris. Ouartermaster Sergeant. C. S. Ridgway, Chief Tnunpeter. C( )LOR GLARD. E. higram ( )s vald. Sergeant. Corporal Merryman. Private Cliurch. 64 Officers of Companies C( ). 1I ' A ' •■li. " A. A. 1 ' arkfi- Captain E. T. Haymaii Si ' CoikI I .iculcnaiit M. Duckett Second Liuntc-nant L. F. Zerkel First Sergeant R. F. Goodell Second Sergeant S. 1 ' . Thomas Third Sergeant F. R. 1 ' .. Waters Fonrth Sergeant C( )R1 ' ( )UALS. F. II. ii(ill(i va . II. ( ). Williams, C. II. Harper, C. F. r.atnian, T. W. .Maekall. COMI ' .WV " C. " J. j. . . KrerUzlin Captain E. I I. SnaveK I ' irst l.ienlenant J. W. I ' , SonK-rville Secimd Lieutenant G. M. Mayer First Sergeant . . . l. -McXutt Second Sergeant II. I ). Williar Third Sergeant C. F. Fippineott iMiurfh Sergeant C( )I-;r( )R. FS. j. r. . hid(l, W . I ' .. I ' lrliartx-, II. II. ( ) vings, O. W, Firor. II. C. Thrasher. C( ).MI ' . XV -W. " J. C. Cockey Captain W. 1 1. I ' .yron First Lieutenant R. I). .Xichdlls Second Lieutenant 1 1. J. Caul First Sergeant L. I ' assett Second Sergeant R. II. Dixon Third Sergeant R. WiKid I ' onrth Sergeant C( )R ' ( )KAI.S. A. I). Cdckey, I " . Iv l.ini ' ell. X. I ' .. Merryman. . . X. I ' .c.wland, J. V. Z.nick. .sit ' - v Company " B " Roll oi ' I ' ICI ' .RS (. ' a]ilain . A. I ' arkcr Imi ' sI LiciiK-iuiiU i. ' ct)iul LiciU,- r.;;it 1 . T. 1 layman Sccund Lii ' iitfiK ' tit M. Duckctt. jr. X( ) -!. ' ( )MMISSI( F.l) ( (FincI ' .KS. iMrst ScrijvaiU I,. K. Zerkcl v LConcl Sergeant R. F. (i.xxlell Third Sergeant S. R. Thinnas Fourth Sergeaii-L F. R. 11. Waters E. S. HoUoway 11. ( ). Williams C. H. Harper C. F. I ' .atnian T. 1 ' .. Alackall I ' RIX ' ATES. .Mien r.lake F.erry l ' ,ish(i]i I ' ldwly llreeilon llriee I ' .rnMnie Crisp Darhy. E. Darin. 1). F ' iror ( ' .alt ( " .r(i es llaslu]) 1 Inlehinsdn Jamison King Linkins Long .MeC ' andlish MeClure ' .Mndd Ort ( ) ings Packard Dnssell IMes Ritzel Stahler Slianiherger Shnwell ' roonian TnadN-ine Turner Woodson Waggner Walker Zimmi ' rnian Ml ' SlCl XS t ' lecker t ' rapster Eidman I ' .recdon. . . Emmert l.owry l ' fi, Company " C " Roll OFFICKRS Captain j. J. A. Krentzlin First Ficiitcnant F. H. Suavely Sccniid Ficutfiiant J. . 1 ' . Sonicrviilc X( )X-C()MMISSI( )Xi ' :i) Ol ' l ' ICl ' lRS. First Sergeant ( . M. Alayer Second Lieutenant . M. McXutt Third Sergeant H. D. Williar Fourth Sergeant C. L. Lippincott C( d l ' ( )1 ' ;AFS. J. 1 ' . .Mudd W. r . I ' hiharly II. II. ( ) vings ( ' ,. W. l " iror II. C. Tlirasher i ' Ki TFS. AlHson . limitt I ' .ennett, B. C. Bennett, J. C. iksa. . . ilesa, C. Capestany C:niii)lKll Churdi Clark Cdiipcr Cnndon Dirickson Cialt, D. ilayden Iloshall Lampkin Lewis Lockie Long Knight Mayer. C. McCabe McFarland Millnirn ( ' tis I ' hiniacher KdhcTts Silvester Stinson Treadwell Whiting aldes Company " A Roll OFFICERS. Captain J. C. Cockey First Lieutenant W. H. Byron Second Lieutenant R. I). Xicliolls NOX-COAIMISSUJNED OFFICERS. First Serg-eant H. J. Caul Second Serg-eant L. Bassett Third Sergeant R. II. Dixon Fourth Sergeant R. ' . Wood CORPORALS. A. D. Cockey F. E. Linnell A. X. Bowland PRIVATES. Adams Ager I ' .ynm Burgess Dudley Gamero ( lUtlu ' ie Hayes 1 lattdu Harper llulniead Legge Merceron Mitchell Porter Plumacher San ford Southard Somerville Tillson, E. T.Kld ' ocke Wilson Whiting F. Zouck X. B. Merrxnian Blair Carpenter Grason Hall Hudson Lippincott Neal Solari Shipley Tillson. R. Warren Younghloud 74 Ijr CJ lnhs iTERAW many Officers and Members of the New Mercer Literary Society President A. A. Parker A ' ice President W. White Seeretary R. H. Dixon Sers eant at Arms II. D. Willair, Jr. Ager Davis Holmead AIndd, J. T. Allison Darl)) ' I lines ( )tis Bassett Day lliulscm Parker Blake Dixon Jamison Panll Batman Dickey Jones Pena Baldt Duckett Kenl Porter Besa, A. Emmert Kerschner Pyles Bennett, B. Firor, J. l ' HR Ritzel Berry Firor, G. Pewis, A. Rnssell ISecker Fluharty Pewis, M. Saunders Blair Gassaway Pong, U. Sant )rd Bowland Gamero Pong, V. Shaffer Breedon, G. Gait, F. Powry Smith Brice Gill Pima Somerville Burgess, C. Goodell Maekall, J. X. Slahler Burwell GrifiSn Maekall, T. B. Tills. .n, E. Byron, E. J. Groves Mahoney Todd Campbell I I arris MacSorley Turner Condon I lall Massey Warthen Cooper Harper McClure White Coole I laslup, J. E. Merceron, PP Whiting, S. Cockey, A. D. IIash:p, E. P. Merceron, J. Williar Clark Plays Merryman Wilson Church Ilayden Mitchell W ' oodson Crisj) Hooper Mudd, J. P. N ' ouughlood PROGR. M C ' ( ). I.M1TTEE. liassett, ehairm,-ui llu lsiiu Maekall, T. MacSorlcy Zouek 78 New Mercer Literary Society JIIE Mercer Literary Society was first organized by Dr. Mercer, of New Orleans, in 1858. A great deal of interest was mani- fested by the students at the time of its organization, but in i88g, its membership having diminished so greatly, it ceased to exist. This society was again organized on January 13, 1892, with Mr. Henry Holbapfel, Jr., as its president, and was known as the New Mercer Literary Society. It ran along with varied success for two years until in i8()4, when there was a number of public entertainments of an especially successful character held under its auspices. In the fall of 1894 the New Mercer Society was superseded by what was known as the Maryland Agricultural College Congress, consisting of the Sen- ate and House of Representatives. The Senate consisted of the members of the Senior and Junior classes while the Sophomore and Freshmen constituted the Ihnise of Representatives. At the opening of school in the fall of i8()6 the Maryland Agricultural Col- lege Congress failed to convene and theXew Mercer Literary Society was reor- ganized by Wm. S. Weedon and others, and has continued to grow and flourish until the present time. The interest exhibited in literary work has been remarkable in view of the fact that its members hold impromptu meetings on the various corridors while some other member hunts up the janitiir in order that he may obtain admission to some class room. Although the literary societies have no home, and their reg- ular weekly meetings have been seriously interrupted by lectures during the winter mouths, a great deal of progress has been made and a very creditable amount of work has been accomplished by this society and its rival — The Morrill. The membership of the society has grown from its twenty-five charter members it its present enrollment of one hundred and one, the largest enroll- ment since its organization in 1888. In the debates, held a number of times during the year, between the two societies, the New Mercer and the Morrill, i ur representatives, always make an excellent showing and are very often the winners. For several years the principal orator, and once or twice, also, the alter- nates were fu ' rnished from the ranks of the New Mercer Literary Society 79 for the Inter Colleoiate Oratorical Contest. Last year, at the first fnter-colle- giate Debate Ijetween Delaware College and M. A. C. the president of the New Mercer Society. Mr. Cruikshank, was one of M. A. C. ' s debaters, and with admirable assistance rendered by Mr. Sturgis, president of the Morrill Society for this year, they were able to win the honors from their opponents. This year both (.)f M. A. C. ' s representatives were selected fnmi the New Mercer Society. The anionnt of work which can be accomplished by a literar - s()ciet ' in a small college is very great indeed. In its meetings students actpiire that free- dom of speech and grace of movement which can come only with continual ])ractice. The benefits derived 1)y an active member of a literary socict - far exceed those derived from the same amount of time sjient in almost an ' other direc- tion. Literary work will develop a young person from a crude lad into a young man with a strong, clear and quick thinking brain. Let us all in the year to come take hold (if our society nrk with a renewed energv and tr to develo]! it and make its p(.)wer felt not onh in our own schoul but in our state and nation. . . A. I ' . So Officers and Members of the Morrill Literary Society Glenworth Sturgis President J. J. A. Krentzlin ' ice President E. II. Snavely Secretary and Treasurer R. D. Xicholls Sergeant-at-Arms PROGRAMME COMMITTEE. First Sergeant L. F. Zerkel Chairman Sergeant Waters Sergeant-Major Graham Lieutenant Havman . dams Allen Allnutt I ' .eale lieasman Hennett, J, Bishop Breeden Bryon, W. Besa, A. Burgess, A. Bryant Crapster Carpenter Caul Cockey, J. Canby Capestany Dudley Dirickson Darby. D. 1 igges Dupuy l idman H. MEMBERS. Fuente Gait. D. Graham Grason Guthrie Hall, R. I layman HoUoway Hoshall Harr Hatton Hutchinson Heyser Tglehart Krentzlin Knotts Linnell Lippincott. C. Lippincott, II. Lockie Legge Linkins Legore Lampkin Mayer, G. Mayer, C. McCandlish McNutt McFarland i [cCabe Milburn Moore Merrill Nicholls Xeal Oswald Ort Owings, H. (Hvings, W. Plumacher, M. Plumacher, E. Packard Pinck Rice Russell Ridgway Roberts Rumitr 82 Suavely Sparks X ' rooman Sih ester Tillson, R. Wright Shamberger Thomas, S. P. Williams Still son Thomas, C. E. Warren Solari Treadwell Waters Sonierville, A. Toadvine Wagner Southard Thrasher Whiting, H. Sliowell ' aldes Zerkel Shipley oeke Zimmerman Stott 83 The Morrill Literary Society XCIv the history of our Literary Societies has been given frdin year to year in this publication, it is only necessary here t(i sav a few words repinhng their organization and develop- ment. The first literary society if the Maryland Agricultural College was organized over fortx ' years ago liy Dr. N ' . M. Mercer, of New Orleans. This was called the Mercer Lit- erarv Society in honor of its founder, and continued to enjoy varying periods of success until 1889, when it was no more. I ' .ut it was seen that a literary society was a necessary adjunct to the college, and through the eft ' orts of Professor F. B. Bomberger and others tlie society was reorganized in 1892 with the name of the New Mercer Literarv Societ -, and has flourished since that time. In 1894 the Morrill Society was organized by T ' rofessor R. H. Alvey. who believed that a friendly spirit of rivalry would give a stimulus to the literar - work of the societies: and that he was correct in his lielief, has been shown by the most excellent work of the two societies in the past few years. The society took its name from Senator Morrill, who did so nnich for the advance- ment of the Agricultural Colleges throughout the country. The Morrill Literary Society has done good wcirk since its organization, and, though young, it has proved a worthy rival to the . ' ew Mercer, puttng up able men for every contest and never failing to lake an active jiart in an - movement which would stimulate and eidiance the efforts of tlie students along the lines of elocution and tlebate. A sketch of the literary societies would be incomjilete if they failed to men- tion Professor Richardson, our most efficient instructor in h ' locution, whose interest in ami enthusiasm for the work has been of untold benefit and pleas- ure to the mem1)ers. His devotion to the best interests of both .societies has been an ins])iratioii to the students at all times. The interest and untiring efforts of I ' rofcssor I ' .omberger have greatly en- couraged the literary societies ami helped the meml)ers to accomplish good re- sults. He is always ready and willing to leml his aid for any movement to- ward the advancement of the societies ' interest and well-lx ' ing. The annual debate with Delaware College has become a fixed part of the work of the two societies, having been held last year for the first time at Xewark. It was very gratifying to the memliers of both societies when the trophy of the debate was brought to ] L . . C. The .Morrill Society was rep- 84 resciUc-d liy Mr. ( ' .Icnwurth Stiirj;is and tlic Xcw Alrrccr 1) ' Mr. L. V. (. ' ruik- shaiik. The most adverse condition with which our society has to contend is the fact tliat it has no permanent liome — no room to call its own. It is not al- together inspiring to an orator to he making a speech in a class-room where he flunked tliat same day in mathematics ; and it is by no means pleasing or encouraging tn line u the members against the walls of the corridor while an improvised detective is sent in quest of a key to unlock the door of a ])rivate class-room. Let a room be priwided for our society — a room we can call our own — with sui:h equipments as are necessary for the accomodation of our members and the Morrill IJlerary Society will r ' ceive an im])etus in its work which will be most gratifying and encouraging to all. It is also impossible U have literary work on lM-ida - evenings when Fri- day evenings are given up to lectures and cntertaimuents. The lectures and en- tertainments are all right — most pleasing and desirable — but, of course, it is very obvimis that the literary work must sufifer as the result of the same. It might be advisable to have the literary society meetings once a month and at times when no other tliversion is on the programme. Let those that have the authority help us out in this matter. We hope and believe the environments of the societies will be improved and it is the fond desire of every member that the Morill Society may grow and flourish and continue to do the good work in the future which it has done in the past. G. S. 85 STUDENTS ' QUARTERS Officers and Committees of the Rossbourg Club Captain Jno. C. Cockev President Jno. N. Mackall Vice President Captain Jno. A. Krentzin Secretarv Major Jno. W. W ' liite Treasurer COMMITTEES RECEPTION. Major W. Miite Chairman Caplain Jno. C. Cocke_ - Captain Albert A. Parker First Lieutenant and Adjutant G. Sturgis Sergeant F. R. P.. Waters Corporal E. S. Holloway Corporal C. Batman INVITATION AND PROGRAMME Captain J. J. A. Krentzlin Chairman Sergeant II. D. Williar, Jr. Sergeant C. L. Lippincott Color Sergeant E. I. Oswald Corporal J. P. Mudd Corporal A. N. Bowland Drummer F. B. Beasman FLOOR. First Lieutenant E. H. Suavely Chairman First Sergeant H. J. Caul Firti Sergeant L. F. Zerkel First Sergeant G. M. ] Iaycr Corporal .A. N. P i vland Corporal T. 1 ' ,. Mackall Private G. W. Pinck REFRESHMENTS. Jno. N. Mackall Chairman Sergeant Major J. J. T. Graham First Sergeant H. J Caul Sergeant Dixon Sergeant H. D. Williar. Jr. Sergeant C. L. I ippincott Corporal A. D. Cockev 87 mm e ' - ' - m. ,;:- rJ. .) The Rossbourg Club TIKjL ' SAXD HIvVKTS l)L-at happily, and when Mnsic arose with its vohiptuous swell Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spoke attain, And all went merry as a wedding bell. The social side of man " s natnre must be developed and trained as well as his physicial and mental organs. The Ross- bourg Club has a two-fold function to perform. The dances given under the supervision of its officers fill the xduthful hearts with delight and break the monotony of long hours of hard study. The social side of his being hrconies broader and all the gallantry and gentility of his nature shines forth in his endeavor to please when in the company of fascinating women than which there can be no better educator. What could appeal to one ' s better na- ture more strongly than the beautifully adorned hall filled with the harmonious strains of music, to which charming girls glide over the smoothly polished floor, showing in every step the very poetry of motion ? Could anything be more ele- vating or refining than the gentle conversation of lovely woman ? When the young man, filled with an exuberance of youthful spirit, glides trippingly along with the maiden fair of whom he is especially fond, and who, in all the gentle- ness of her nature, with soft eyes looks a world of love and sweetness into his, he forgets the dull care and weariness of life and sees only the sublimit} ' , the beauty — feels only the bliss and joy of living. The President and Faculty, realizing the importance and helpfulness of the organization, encourage and foster it in every way, tending to its advancement. To them we extend our thanks for their hearty cooperation and support. May the Rossbourg Club never take one step backward, but steadily im- prove as it has in the last few years. ' e. w ho now liid farewell to these dear old walls, wall recall with thrills of delight the many pleasant dances given at M. A. C. Her feet beneath her petticoat I ike little mice stole in and out. As if they feared the light : Rut O. she dances in sucli a way, No sun upon an Easter day Ts half so fine a sight. B9 T. C. C. A Literary Cataclysm " Eug " CiK ' Aram " stood on " The I ' .ridg ' e of Siglis " And said, " ( ), AVoodman Sparc That Tree; " ' " The Arali ' s Steed " hurried along, L ' rged on by " Annabel Lee. " " The I ' .arefoot I ' .oy " sang " The Song of the Shirt, " The ' illage blacksmith " his hammer plied ; " Maud iMuller " rang " The liells " for dinner, And longed for " Paul Revcre ' s Ride. " " The Ancient Mariner " killed " Tlie Skylark, " " My Highland Mary " wept for " Lenore ; " Said " Jim Rludsoc " I ' ll sing " Hiawatha, " Ouoth " The Raven " nevermore. " liarbara Frietchie " moved the " Flag of the Free, " " The Chambered Xautilus " drew out of sight; " The Face Against the I ' ane " softly said, " Curfew Must Not Ring To-night. " " The Pied Piper of Hamlin " gaily smiled. . nd spun " The Yarn of the Xane Helle : " Quickly follows " John ( " .ilpin ' s Ride, " And he ' s looking for " Piltle Nell. " " The N ' agabond ' s " told " The lUaek.smith ' s Story, " " The Little Match " .irl " ])lie(l her trade : " The Lady of the Lake " told " Baby lielle " Of " The Charge of the Light Brigade. " 9Q ' Don Juan " paid " A Tribute to Coliimbus " At " The r.iirial of Sir John Moore: " ••I-idhenli ' iiilen " made a " llivouac of the Dead, " • ' A Soldier of the Legion " hears not the cannon ' s roar. •■C), Whv Should the Spirit of Mortal be Proud? " Said " Hannah Binding- Shoes " by hand; " Xellie Gray " read " A Psalm of Life. " " We Are Seven " (?) said " The Moneyless Man. " " The La - of the Last Minstrel " was heard At the time of " Alexander ' s Feast; " " Kentucky r.elle " had crossed " The Bridge More quickly than " Sheridan ' s Ride " at least. " The Wreck of the llesi)erus " was in " The Tempest, " Dashed to pieces on " . Cruel Reef: " The farmer was " Driving Home the Cows, " But stop! We ' ve reached " The Last Leaf. " G. S. 91 Y. M. C. A. Officers and Committees 1904-1905 Cglor Sero;eant E. I. ( )s val(l. (15 President Sergeant-Major J. J. T. (iraliani. ' ( . .N ' ice President Sergeant R. H. Dixon, of) Secretary Corporal C. PI. Harper. ' 07 Treasurer Professor J. P). S. Norton dvisor)- (.)fficer COMiMITTKKS Social First Lieutenant and Adjutant Glenworth S turgis. Chairman Captain A. A. i ' arker P ' irst Sergeant L. F. Zerkel Mr. j. . . .Mackall Private P.. C. Cooper Meetings Lieut. J. W. P. Somerville, Chairman Corporal C. 11. Harper Sergeant R. H. Dixon Sergeant II. I). Williar First Sergeant G. M. Mayer P.ilile Study A. (;. llarr. Chairman Private B. C. Cooper Corporal C. 11. Harper Soliciting Sergeant-Major J. J.T. C.raham. Chairman Sergeant W. F. P.. Waters (Juarterma.ster Sergeant W. P.. Plarris Music Lieutenant J. W. P. Somerville, Chairman Sergeant S. 1 ' . Thomas Private P. C. Southard Private F. P. Phimacher Private .M . Plumacher Keceptiou Captain A. A. Parker. Chaii-m.in Sergeant . . .M . .McXull CoriH,ral T. P.. .Mackall 9? Development of the Y. M. C. A. N the ancient days men of all sclmlarly vdcalicms were accnstDmed t(i wear the most snlier colors, to a|)|)ear s;illo v, roimil shonld- ered, an l tor one to atteni|it a deed at arms wonld he the .greatest suhject tor ridicnle. Thanks to some farsip hted and brilliant man it was foimd that the jjliysical man was just as capable of accjuir- in. - and imjjartinij knowledge as the degenerate being of former ages — hence the college athletics. Later, as civilization and Chris- tianity progress, arm in arm the spiritual man is becoming a necessity, and to ac- complish this is the task of our College Young Men ' s Christian Associations. The ' . Al. C. . . of our college is not as old as it might lie, but we are will- ing to vouch that its standing compares favorably with more experienced and older organizations. The constitution of the Alaryland Agricultural College Young Men ' s Chris- tian . ssociation was ado])ted Decemlier i(;oo. and Mr. Charles X. llo;:ic was elected as its president. It is to Mr. llnuic that the association owes si much, for in its infancy he was never weary of tendering his assistance, and through his earnest efforts was the foundation laid which has caused the association to grow from twenty-five charter members to one hund " ed and thirt ' . llis name will be honored down throtigh oiu " Y.M. C. A. jis one of the greatest of stu- dent workers. The ' . M. C. . . began tlie ear I()04-05 under the n-ost favorable circum- stances, v hortly after the opening of college a rece])tion wrs gi -en the new students l)y tlie old members of the . M. C. . . . carefully prejiared (iro- gramme was rendered, after which refreshments were served. The chief aim of the rece])tion was to make the new boys feel at home and acquainted with the old men, and it is believed that many friendships were nride that will be lasting. In the construction of our nei ' building, which was completed in 1903, the trustees jirovided a new room for the ' . M. C. A., and liy generous contributions enabled the societ ' to furnish the room with games and amuse- ments of various lescri])tions. In Februar -. ii)02, the r)ible Class, as r branch of the ' . .M. C. . ., was organized, The class is progressing rajiidly. having now thirt -three nv. ' mbers. It meets every W ' echtesday night uniler the clirection of Professor .Xortnn, the ' . M. C. . . advisory officer. The meetings of the class are informal and those present are at liberty to ask any i|uestions concerning the lesson or any ])art of the lUble. e. cei)ting those fpiestions in ' olving the belief of s:ime special denomination. 93 Our class sent delegates to the Interstate liible Study Institute, held in IJal- timore, January 13-15, 1905. This institute was for the colleges of Maryland and Delaware ; the schools of Baltimore were the hosts and there were over a hundred delegates present — representing St. John ' s College, Annapolis; Wash- ington College, Chestertown; Western Maryland College, Westminster: Dela- ware College, Newark; Jacob Tome Institute, Port Deposit; Charlotte Hall, Charlotte Hall, Md. ; Wilmington Conference Academy, Dover, and the Mary- land Agricultural College. Some of the most eloquent men of Maryland addressed the institute and every phase of Bible study was discussed so that many new and Ijeneficial ideas were presented to our class. Y. Al. C. A. sent two delegates to the Xorthiield Student Conference, held at East Northfield. Mass., from June 25th to jul - 6th, 1903. They were very much inpressed by the great work done there and 1) the manifestation of such a deep religious spirit. Their report was very beneficial to the association and the students realized more than ever before what an instrument for good is the Y. M. C. A. in our colleges and insti tutions to-day. The programme of the work of the Y. M. C. A. was published in the form of a topic card, containing the speaker for each Sunday and his text. The topic cards distributed among the students enabled them to know the speaker and have an opportunity to study the text to be discussed. In addition to the student leaders, men, who jfrom wide experience are especially fitted for the work, were asked to address the members. The public was cordially in- vited to attend these meetings. The Second Biennial Conference, Eastern Division, for Maryland. Dele- ware and District of Columbia was held at Annapolis. Md.. March 24-26, 1905. Our Y. M. C. . . sent the usual number of delegates, who were very much ben- efitted bv the conference. Our delegates had the honor to be present at the reception given by Governor Warfield, .March 25. Mr. George F. Tibbitts. inter-state .secretary for Maryland, West ' irginia, District of Columbia and Delaware, is now nn a trip abroad, visiting all the points of interest in Europe and the Holy Land. )ur Y. M. C. A. extend to him our sincere thanks for his efforts in unr behalf, and for the numerous de- lightful articles describing his trip abroad, which he sends from time to time. Xow. at the end of the fifth year, we find the association in a flousishing con- dition and we hope that its influence for good in the future may be even stronger than in the past, and that it will strive for the advancement of Christ ' s Kingdom among men. 94 Our Trip to St. Louis I ' R trip to St. Louis. Is this a fact, or is it a dream? Is the thought that went through the mind of every member of the I ' .attalion of Cadets of the Maryland Agricultural College on the morning of May 30, 1904, when they were preparing to rd the train for St. Louis. We had heard of nothing else for six months preceeding this, but how few of us really believed it. . nd were we not justified in our belief? Had we not been disappointed each year Ix ' fore? There are few of us who did not think that a few days, or even a day before we were to start that the president would an- nounce " It will be impossible for you to go, " but this was not the case. ( )n the morning of May 10, 1904. at 10:10 a. m. we boarded the train at Col- lege for St. Louis; all of us in high glee over our expected good time. As our train pulled out from the station we waved a last farewell to our friends who had gathered there to see us depart. The day passed as quietly as could lie expected from a crowd of 125 boys on a train en route for a L ' niversal Exposition. The train made but few stops that daw Init at each one " Stubby " jumped (jff to see some of his friends, and to come back with something to eat. This we did not seriously object to, as long as he shared up. The afternoon found us pulling over the mountains of Western Maryland, and after the boys, who by the way, were allowed to smoke, would stand on the rear platform and light their cigarette from the burning coal in the engine. But amid all this excitement we " unnaturally " got hungrv, and found ourselves eating sandwiches and drinking coffee w ' ith as much relish as we would have shared a banquet two days before. .Xightfall ct)mes and one by one we tumbled olT to dreamland where most of us remained until " Were }ou ever in Cincinnati? " echoed from ear to ear and from car to car. Well we knew that we had reached Cincinnatti and that sleeji was out of the question until we should leave, which we learned would be in about forty minutes. The boys all piled off the train to see what the place looked like, and some of them to wash the coal dust down their throats. On comparing our watches with the clock in the station, in Cincinnatti. we found that somewhere in the mountains of West Mrginia we had run over an hour while we were asleep, and while our watches registered 3 o ' clock the clock said 2. After leaving here everything went on cpiietly until morning, when we found ourselves ploughing through the plains of Indiana. It was here that the bovs began to realize that a little water might improve their personal appear- 95 ancc. so ])n)i.-cf(le(l to wash their faces, hut they soon found tliat this cold water, without elbow room to ruh sufficiently, tended to streak rather than cleanse them, so most of us decided to wait until we reached . " t. l,ouis and take a warm ( ?) shower. Sandwiches and still sandwiches. " Don ' t wnrry " the hoys wi id l sa " we ' ll soon Ije at nur journe ' s end and eatin. - oi xl liimh. " " Where iLjimrance is bliss ' tis foll - to lie wise. " But, " the same old thing- in the same old way " gets monotonous. . nd at each stop the boys would ] our off the train and " Rah! rah! rah! rah! rah! rah! rah! rah! — pretty girls " could be heard pi uring from the lips of the crowd. " To tell a ' fib ' is sometimes pardonable, " and to sa ' " jiretl) .girls " imder such circumstances might not have been recorded in the " big book. " The commandant l)egan to fear, lest sjme of the buys shciuld get left, so issued orders to the ( ). I). n: t to allow any bidy to leave the train unless it made a prolonged stop. I wonder hdw many ( ). D.s and " cimnnys " it would have taken to stoj) that Inmch from getting off — e -en if onl - for a minute ? . t 2:40 o ' clock p. m. we got off ' the train at the main enterance to the Fair grounds, and while waiting in the bri)iling sun for the baggage to be loaded on the wagon " Ker ly " suggested we take a lonk at the snow-cai)i:ed ])eaks, the Tyrolean .Vljis and get cool — oh- what a bright boy is " Ferdy! " We marched rp through the Fair grounds to the Administration building and halted, while the " Commy " went to .see where our barracks was located, hut u]ion investigation he found that we were to go into cami) instead of bar- racks. We alwavs nake the best out of life ( ?) so were willing to go into camp, barracks, or out-of-doors fur the sake of getting a place to rest, . fter relieving ourselves of nur guns and ei|uii)ments we started for the " .Military mess hall " ( accent on the mess ). ( )n our way to dinner we received cheers from all the other colleges in camp, which were returned when we marched liack from our meal. The afternonn was devoted to fixing rp cam|i, and aliout five o ' clock we started out to see what a I ' niversal lv ]iosilii)n might be at any rate, " v eeing is helieviug " is an nld ma.xim which is not true, and ime needs only one hour at such an exposition to prove it. for here it is impossible to believe what you see, and vou would be very much fooled if you .should believe half of it. .Xaturallv we devoted our attention to the " I ' ike, " which was the most important phase of th.e exp.-.sition to us. The evening was s])en.t on the I ' ike. We would walk up to the gate of a show, give a few cheers and walk in as if we owned the ])lace. ( )f course we would rather jiay, bit to kee|i peace in the fannh i ' would go in without ])ayiug lo acconnnodate the manager ( :n. 96 About eleven i ' cli)ck tlie Ijoys camt back, tired, hot, sleepy, and ready for bed. Not thinkinj - that a blanket was necessary, we folded ours up and used them as pillows. As night advanced we realized that a pillow was not so neces- sary as a blanket, so converted the former into the latter. The blankets were snon douliled. but with not nnicli better results. The desired effect (to keep warm) seemed hard to obtain. " What fools these mortals be, " or l etter said, " What fools we mortals were. " Why didn ' t we know that the cold was coming up ihriiugh the canvas cot instead of down through the woolen blanket? The next miirning when " Reveille " was sounded " Rat " stuck his head out between the tent flaps and offered to make a bet. but upon learning what his proposi- tion was. nobody was willing to take him up. Everybody believing, for once, that what he said was true. The ne.xt day we undertook to see the whole thing — only 1,31)0 acres liter- ally covered with building.s — a small undertaking for a day. We saw what we could of it in the day, and, of course, went to the Pike at night. lUit when we returned that night each oiie was sure to wrap him- self up well in his blanket, in ortler that he luight be proof against cold, either from above or below. Everything went un quietly and about as usual mUil Friday, when we were going to have a parade of all the corps in camp — down the side of the lagoon, up the Plaza of St. Louis, and back hoiue again. About one o ' clock it began to rain, and came down pretty steadily for about an hour, when the sun caiue out. A messenger appeared, telling " Comniy " that the parade would begin at 2 :30 sharp, and then " We want more rain. We want more rain, " came from all quarters of camp. For once the wishes of everybody in camp were gratified, when it began to rain as if somebody were pouring it froiu buckets. Those among us who had seen the " Galveston Flood " so vividly reproduced on the Pike, realized that if it rained in Galveston as it did in St. Louis, it would not take " forty days and forty nights " to destroy a cit - by floods. Soon each boy found himself clinging to the ridgepole of his tent watching the water, a foot or less deep, rush over the floor of his tent and expecting each minute to see his cot go with the water. All things have an end, and after ever ' bod - had about as much water as he wanted a Divine Providence stopped it. It is true that we had no parade that afternoon, but the fact remains that nobody who was in camp that day ever yelled " We want more rain " again, and if he had done so he would have had to seek a new place of abode. The next day, Saturday, the Pike was dedicated, and of course we had to take it all in. and each boy picked up a fair damsel ( not a hard thing to do in St. Louis) to take her on the " Great Scenic Railway. " for if there was ever a 99 ])lacc ' where vdu had to sit close and hold tii ht, it is the Scenic Railway. Even the I ' resident and Steward enjoyed this trip while their wives were many miles away. Simdaw " nothint;- doin " ' was the thon hl thai prompted the boys to remain on the Pike nntil ahont 2 a. m. If you think that there is nothini - doini;- in St. Louis on Sunda ' , evidently you have never been there. For where is the nuU-fig-ht. Delmar Gardens, and last but not least, IMontesono? Well, we lidn ' t have any bull-fight. Delmar is about a half hour ' s ride on the car, and .Mon- tesono about ten miles down the Misissip])i River, h ' nouo-h to sa} ' about these jilaces is, if you have never been there, don ' t ,Il;h ; and 1 know if you have been there once you won ' t 1, 0 as ain. Monday finds " Stella " at her same stand on the Plaza of St. Louis. Is there any wonder that one of our First Sergeants would rather drill there than on the Administration Quadrangle? The Pike is still there, and we had a little monev left, so otY we go wdien supper is over, with about i,ooo other boys right there with the goods. If we did the Pike, they made it up on somebody else. The ' didn ' t lose, you can bet on that. There is always something new, and to-)norrow the Mtiryland llnildhig will be dedicated. It was there that Alex Streett mistakes " Cab " for " Stei)])y " and tells him a secret. " Stubby " gives three cheers for Mrs. Fisher and the bt)ys sang " Maryland, My Maryland " to the tune of " Dixie. " I might as well state that they had good Maryland water in this building. The next day — Wed- nesday — we leave for home at 8:30 a. ni. " Well, we might just as well go back to the Pike, " the bo s saiil, and they could appreciate a good show. Ordinarily water cost 6 cents a glass, so we didn ' t use much, but now they had no dust in their throats. The next morning we went to breakfast at 7 130 a. m., after hav- ing gotten up at 4:30 and packed our belongings. At 8:00 we found ourselves retracing out steps toward the main entrance to the fair grounds. At 8:30 we boarded our train at the Wabash terminal, all as happy as when we boarded it at College ten da}s before, becarse we were completely worn out and eager to be out of the excitement. Just contrast us now to when we came out all willing and anxious to re- main quietly in our seats and take life — I mean sandwiches — as it came, and not jump oft ' at every station and yell at the girls. .Xot because we had seen so many " pretty " girls were we willing to glance casually at them through the windows, but liecause we had learned from experience that pretl - girls don ' t grow in that part of the country. The Maryland girl for lue I The next day at 2 |i. m. we stepped oft ' our train at College, a rougher, tougher, blacker bunch of l)ovs, ever to have been white, I venture to say has never licen seen in this part of tlie cimnlry liefcire. ( )nr faces and clothes alx nit the color of the enyine which had pulled us. When a little later we entered the college dining-room — thanks to the ' ice-President, who was acting in the ca]iacity of Steward — we found a dinner that would have tempted the appetite of the most fastidious, hut I might add that ours needed no tempting. Too much thanks cannot he given Capt. Silvester and Colonel Fuller for the thoughtful consideration given us as a hunch of college l)o ' s off for a good time. Within reasonable limits we were permitted to do as we wished ; and I speak the sentiment of the strdent body when I say that their every action impressed fully upon us that our welfare and ]jleasure was their aim throughout the entire trip. Looking back upon the time spent away from college on this tri]), each boy will sa - that he had a most enjoyable trip, and when the time came for our return each one found himself ready to come. After all, in the words of the poet. " He it ever so Immble, there is im place like home. " J. N. iM.— 05. Members of Our Orchestra LEADER AX I) .MANAGER, First Sergeant G. M. .Mayer. DIRECTOR, Professor F. 11. I ' .oinberser. I ' lAXO. S. X()PHOXE, I ' ,. I ' luniacher. M. Pluniacher. HAXJO, CLARK )XET, GUITAR, H. J Caul. W. Fluharty. W. 11. Byron. E. J. Iivron. C( )RX1 ' :T. P. S. Dickey. FIRST NIOLIX. FIRST .M. XD(1LIXS, P. C. Southard. J. . . Krentzlin. F. X. Younglilnod. SECOXD NIOLIXS, SECOXD MAXDOLIXS. C. F. Alaycr. G. L. Lockie. C. Besa, F. E. Linnell. A. R. Todd. " Stuff " Why is liyron a i odd Walker? Ilccai sc he can Treadwell. Why (hd Ilarohl Caul? So that Rciscuc ■uod get his liatton. Why did Leslie Ilerry Dorr? To (aiy John I ' iiick. Why did .Mark C. Lewis? To get Roger Xicholls. Whv is Caiitaiii Keene? Caul on the Seniors, they ( )rt to know. Why did ( )swal(l llurtt Saunders? liecause he kept llinton. What is the difference between ( ) vings ' head and the liible? One is more re( a )d than the other. IT. D. W.— 05. lo, College Athletics |X modern college life, college athletics have come to be a factor of no inconsiderable importance. The direction of this factor, to the end that it may properly perform its function in the collegaite autonomy, is a problem, the proper solution of which dt ' ]:ends upon the wisdom of the Board of Directors, Faculties and student bodies. L ' nless this correct conclusion can be ol)tained ; unless a strong tendency at lea.st to moderation in the estimate of the value of athletics as a factor in college life can be attained, then it were better that the athletic spirit did not exist at all. It is the dut - of the I ' oards of Directors and Faculties to cultivate an esprit among the students in their contests, which will not tolerate vnfair advantage or any form of deception. The slogan of their contests should be a fair field and fair play in ever - contest. No success won on any other basis is worth the effort. X ' ictory, with the con- sciousness that it is ill gotten, is more demoralizing than defeat, with the realiza- tion that conduct confomiing to tlie canons of fair play markeil the action of every individual player. College authorities view with alarm at times the spirit in athletics which condones an unfair play, or undue advantage. To them it argues a condition, in the undergraduate department, which can only be inter- ]ireted to mean that the uK ral tone is below the standard which should obtain in any institution of a collegiate character. Without a high moral standard in student contests, all other advantages to be gained by the development of college athletics are of minor importance. ISetter no athletics than a low standard of morals which emphasizes itself in acts of brutal force, and imdue advantage based u])on deception. If our young ' nien. in their friendly contests for supremacy in the athletic field, can show a chivalrous spirit which is intolerant of fraud in any of its many forms, then we will have a basis for athletic culture in which every virtue of physical levelopnient can be ]ilanted, with the assurance of a bountiful fruitage of good results. . mong these may be mentioned a ])hysical being well knit together with tendon and muscle: expansive lungs well filled with rich oxygenated air: a stout heart ca])able of pumping rich and arterial blood to remote territories of the body. and bringing back from these the slag-laden and waste-charged fluid for renova- tion and recirculation — each and all ready to respond to the behest of a will, self poised and supreme, in directing the action of every organ. . training to over- come difficulties in manly contests, in which possession the prolilems of life lose their terror, and a consciousness of individual resource becomes our jiossession, from which reserve strength is develo])cd. Tt trains our oung men to realize 1 06 tliat readiness in embracing an opportrnity at a moment ' s notice. niai es the (lifFerence between success and failure in many a contest. It trains mc)i U) hold their appetites in hand; it teaches self-denial; it urges the importance of self- control. It gives frequent evidence of the weakness of a man under the influence of angered spirit, and lastly, it gives a training in dealing with our fellow-man u])on the broad basis tliat bis rights are as sacred to him as arc ours to us. L ' pon this realization is based the Golden Rule, that " we should do unto others as we would have them do unto us. " Imbued with the spirit here outlined, the Facul- ties and student bodies of the colleges of Maryland have formed an . thletic Leagre, whose manner of life as expressed in its constitution, is to be character- ized by a training which will win victories or suffer defeat in honorable contests, based upon the skill of their individual players and the spirit of fair play. If the spirit of this constitution is carried init. our college athletics will be backed and encouraged by Boards of Directors. Faculties and a refined public opinion, which will give them a position in college life never heretofore attained. May your efforts as a student body be helpful in bringing about this consum- mation. 107 Foot Ball Team 1905 A. A. Parker, Manager. J. ' . Gill, Captain. D. J. Marker, Coach. W. E. LeGore Center. E. D. Digges Right Guard. E. T. Hayman Left Guard. W. White Right Tackle. W. Wharton Left Tackle. J. N. Mackall Right End. G. M. Mayer Left End. J. ' . Gill Quarterback. E. W. StoU Right I lalfback. W. T. Smith Left Halfback. G. W. I ' inck Fullback. SUBSTITUTES. J. C. Cockey, P.. R. Cooper, ' . P. Long, J. n. King, A. X. Powland, M. P. Church, G. W. Campbell. Io8 n r rt- (11 I " 1 " 111 f) r-f- ri- r-r i- ' vj v; v; Q. » » li zzooooooopy o n o s a 5 5- S ' cr cr ' 2 CO Ol ' - ' o m rt CfQ £. aQ ►S ofQ CfQ aq " Td ' " Td ' D ' T) •K g aq 5- C Si o5 5?;nnn5;o ono Qn Xj X. P [jf. t- ' re a -t V 77- 3 S CD o O o I— r CD o 3 in s S _, crq o H) 2i. O : rd CL ;:!. o o n in 0 y : " A CTQ o Should a Boy Play Foot Ball Dear Mnthcrs (if Maryland: 111- . iranaK ' i- ' iiH ' iit of tlic Fonthall Dcijartment nf M. A. C. Athletics feels that, in a certain sense, it owes ini a state- ment of the advantages and disadvantages to be derived from inir sons entering into football work. We would like, how- ever, to state that we do not wish to put ourselves in the place of advisors in this matter, but simply to put you in possession of the facts from which you may reach definite conclusions. In the first ]ilace. we do not believe that any boy. who is not physically sound, should undertake football athletics. ' oiu- family physician can tell you just whether or not vour boys are p.hysically sound. Taking for granted that they are all right in this res]:ect. 1 will endeavor to lay before you. lirst. the disad- vantages; and then the ad.vantages of the s]iort, so far as 1 have seen them here at the College. First, as to the disadvantages: It is a recognized fact that the . merican }outh is inclined to excess in almost everything he undertakes. Vour sons will l)robabl - be inclined to overdo their s])ort. This, however, may be overcome; and. in fact, will he overcome liy a C( m; etent coach and a competent ca])tain of their team. The applicant will be allowed to take only srch an amount of e.xercise and vigorovs outdoor work as will be both necessary to his becoming a gcod football player, and will be most conducive to ])hysical good health to himself. . n(l again, there is a chance of (jbysical injury. (Utside of the kind referred to aliove; and this is a disadvantage that cannot be so easily o ercome by proper training and knowledge of the game. iXevertheless. it may be greatly Icssciwii by a proper government of the mode and style of playing the game. 1 mean by that statement, that football is recognized as a game in which a man may play the part of a brute, but in which he is nut alloi ' cd to do so. Therefore, with gen- tlemanlv opponents, and himself ]iro];erly trained in the defense and attack, just as one is trained in fencing, the amount of risk of injury is not so great as. at first sight, it appears, . nother fad in this same connection, which is of the greatest advantage to the player in football, is that the game has lieen reduced to a practical working science, and is governed liy certain tricks and sleights, a knowledge of which enables the player to look oiU for his own person and the defense of his team, as well as to break down the defense of his opijonents. These things not i nl ' result in tin- jilayi-r ' s a cii(1in« ' sonic danger to himself, hut make of him a more aggressive, and. consequently, a more efficient toothall player. .Another great argument that is hrought to hear against foothall. is that it takes too much of the valuable time, of one engaged in it. from the jiroper performance of his scholastic duties; tlierehy hurting his record in thai for which he was sent to college. This we admit ; hut with certain and most iiiiporhiiil limitations. In the first place. I may saythat I believe this to be the case at large universities: where one. to l;e able to gain admittance to the team, must give almost his undivided attention to football work, and where he is required to spend at least a fifth part of his da on the gridiron or in the football lecture room, ilut at a college of the class of the .Maryland .-Vgriculture College: i.ir. 1 should sav, at . I. A. C. : the aforesaid is not the case. The football ] la}er here is expected to give two. of his i;ossible three, hours of recreation, si)ecially set apart for exercise and outdoor enjoyment, to football, lie is not expected to ])ut more time than that upon this deixirtment of athletics, nor is he permitted to do so, even though he wishes it. 1 believe that I nia - safely say that so far from taking an tin-.e from his studies, the work which he does upon the football field, even aids him in mastcriiii: them. This will be clear when we consider the undisputed fact that the brain is i|iMckened ami ni;ide more vigorous by exercise and outdoor air. which ])urifies the blood and sends a stronger flow of this healthy fluid to the l)rain. without which that organ is sluggish and clouded, and, conse- i|Uently. cannot properly ];erform its fimctions. It is likelw also, that such small c ne or two da ' holidays as your sons may be alile to scctu ' e will 1 e given to their team, and you will, tlu-refore. see less of them than on would were they not athletes. When you do see them. Dear Mothers. I fear also that you will find their interests so absorbed in f ioiball as to make you feel jea ' .ors of the attention they devote to it. This. I believe, com- pletes the list of cl isadvantages. . s to the advantages: Their careers in the college will be far |il(.asanter for them, if the should he successful in football: tlu ' ir ac(|uaintance with the fellows Ijc wider and more agreealile : and, provided tlie come through without serious injurv. the will be the stronger and mnvv robust physicallx on ;icconnt ol the develo])ment. ' ou ma fairh a ' -k me for my reasons foi- the Last conclusion. In this con- nection let me sa th:it 1 ;:ni cpiite stu ' e that nothing in the wa of set physical effort, like pulling weights, walking, or an lhing of that kind, posst ' sses I ' mmgh interest ( nnk-ss ]ierfornu-d in connection with and for the |)m-] ose of accomiilish- ing some other residt ) to lead boys to take the .amount of exercisi- necessary. The hum.an animals, in his necessit for bodih exercise as a condition ol health, h:;S nnt altered iiiatcriall ' in the small period of time covered by what e call civiliza- tion. The centuries of strut g-le to secure the means of existence, exposure to the elements, and the pressure of conditions for physical life and activitv, have tended toward the ]; reservation of health and tlie de -elopment of the race to its present condition. I ' hysiologists will tell yi_)u that there has been no ver - essen- tial chanj e in the organism of man during- this period, llence it is fair to sa that there are certain definite requirements for a healthy life — nameh- : fresh air, sunlight. proi er food, and hodil - exercise. The necessity of this latter, towards re]ilacing the old with the new in the animal economy, is of the greatest impor- tance. . nd, all these necessary conditions are provided hv football. So much for the physical side of it. As to the mental and moral, 1 am franl. to sa — and in tliis the majority, I tliink. of those who have watched Ijoys in their develo]:ment are inclined to agree — there is no finer discipline at the colle. e age than that of the football field. The character building there is certainlv remark- able. The fact, 1 think, is generally admitted that many bo s, who come to college without the benefits of a large school, an l ])erha])s too much protected b - the wealth or social position of their ])arents from contact with things as the - rcall are, might manage to get through college, if they kept out of football, with- out learning much abort democracy: but no one of them wou ' .d miss it, if he were cast upon a football field. There strict obedience, respect, m()dcst ' , patience, and ]:ersistence is tai " ght. .Man_ ' a man has worked there for two, (jr even three, years for the sake of securing the coveted place on a " varsity team. And no mat- ter how exaggerated one may consider the value these boys place upon that honor, the results are the same, and the work of the several years has been done, and the various ])oints of discipline ha -e been learned. During the time also that any boy is in training, he must and will curb his desires; his living will be wholesome and cleanly: the hours he keeps will be early and regular; and. in fact, his life will be far more carefldly ordered for him than would be ])ossible either by you or by tile b ' aculty. There is yet oix ' other, and very inii)ortant. consideration in the ad ant:iges to be derived from football. Yorr sons. Dear Mothers, will be bajipy in. and pleased with, their football work. They will enjoy every hour spent in practice, and every second spent in a contest. They will learn to love their tasks upon the gridiron, ami they will take a deep and ] roper i)riile in their own prowess and |iower. 1 ' lie - will learn to place confidence in themsehes. and a]:preci:ite right- full) ' their own abilities. Such. Dear Mothers, are the advantages of football, as 1 have seen them here at the Maryland Agricultural College. I have endeavored, in this o]ien letter, to ])ut you in possession of the facts pre and con: and will lea -e (iu to draw our own conclusions. lurs in the hope that your sons will be with us on the gridiron next season. C i)KT L. Ff.rdix.wii Zkrkei-, ] Igr. iMiotball Team. Athletic Association W. 11. r.vron Trcsidcnt. Iv 1 ). DisSTS ' icc-l ' rcsi(K ' m. Iv 1 1 . S:iavL-ly Secretary. J. W. 1 ' . Somerville Treasurer. F(i()Ti;. I.L. P.ASEr.ALL, A. A. I ' arkcr. .Mana.qer. Jno. X. Mackall Wana. er. 1. W ( ' .ill. Captain. L. Bassett. Captain. TRACK. llASKirr-r.ALL. 1. A. Krentzlin. Manager. V. R. I ' .. Waters, Manager. I. C. Cdckey. Captain. S. 1 ' . TliDnias, Captain. TEXNIS, C.lenworth Sturg-is. Manatjer. ATNLKTIC COI ' XCII,. Trof. C. S. Richardson, Chairman. 1.. 1 ' " . Zerkel, , ecrctary. I ' rnf. I. II. .Mitchell, J. X. Mackall. I ' n.f. I I. T. Harrison. C.. Sturs is, W. I I. r.xron, J. A. Krentzlin. AIDITIXC, C( )M.MITTh:k:, | ' r,,|. II, T. Il.-irrison. I ' rof. II. l.anahan, I ' ml " . S. S. I ' .nckley. " 4 }iase Sad i ' l ' Base Ball Team and Schedule, I 905 ]uo. . Mackall. Manager. L. Piassctt, Ca]itaiii. R. H. Dixon Pitcher. l ro. Henson I ' itcher. W. T. Smith Catcher. R. G. Pyles Fir.st I ' .asc. R. II. Dixcin Seciind llasc. K. T. liaynian SccdikI P.asc. L. P assctt Third P asc. V. White Short Sto]3. A. A. Parker Left Field. j. P. Graso 1 Center I ' leld. D. Darhy Rii ht Field. SrP.STITl ' TKS. v.. T. llavnian. J. II. Kiiii; ' , L. F. Piatnian. SCHKDlUJv Date. Name. I Inee played. Mar. 25 GeorgetowiiUniversity Wasliington. Apr. 1 Gallaudet College Wasliington. 5 Open College Park. 8 Mt. St. .losepli ' s.. . Irvington. 12 Revenue Cutter Cadets College Park. 15 FredericksburgCollege College Park. 20 FredericksburgCollege Fredericksbg 21 Uandolph-Macon. ... . sliland. 22 Richmond College. .. . Riclimond. 24 Artillery School Fort JNIonroe. 25 Norfolk Norfolk. 29 U. S. Nival .Academy. Annapolis. liate. Name. lMac ' I ' la.Veil. May I) St. John ' s College ... College Park. () Delaware College College Park. 10 Hyattsville College Park. lo St. John ' s College .... Annapolis. 17 Gallaudet College .... College Park. 20 Rock Hill College . .. College Park. 24 Commissioners College Park. 27 W. Md. College College Park. 31 McKiuley M. T. S. . . . College Park. June 3 Gallaudet College AVashington. 7 Gpen College Park. 10 Washington College . . Chestortown. " .5 Field and Track Team Bassett, Liniiell, Pinck, Dickey, Dixon, Cockey, Kreiitzlin. Pinck, lyinnell, Dickev, Besa, C. Besa, A. Bassett, McNutt, Dixon, Cocke ' . Cockey, Krentzlin, Hex ser. Pinck, Dickey, Firor, (i. pjuniert, : IcXutt. Lonij, Heyser, P ' iror, (7. Dickev, Todd, ' Besa, A. Besa, C. Knnnert, Krentzlin. 5()- ard dash. iC()- ar(l dash. )- ai(i (la 1 d; -nine (lasn kish Allison, Salinas, Todd, Firor, ( x. Lont; ' , Warren, Harden. .Salinas, ] Todd, I AUis.m, ; licNser, I Warren. I kinnell, 1 Cockev, ' Krentzlin. I Lipjiencott, C. ) Pvles, I P.e.sa, . . ; P.csa, C. I Krcntzlin. I Pinck, I Dixon, Thomas. I Li])|)cncott, C. I Clark, I Clinrch, | White, I P o vland. ) Krcnt .lin, | Cockev, I, on-, ' Pinck, Firor, G. Allison. ' .-mile run. i-mile rnn. Hurdles. Hi h jnm]). I ' ir ad jump. Shot pnt. Rcla - team. Pole ault. 117 Track and Field Team IK Al. A. C. Track and Field Team lias ci.iiic tn stay. It has already wmi iiiaiu ' successes, and will win many nmre. The wonder is not that we have ever lost in ci mipetition with other colleges, but that we have ever won — and wh ? liecanse we have no track on which to train. The only available running course is the cinder path leading from the college to the Ex- periment Station : and this path contains cinders of all sizes from molecules to masses. It is csiiecially adai)ted to s])raining ankles and skinning knees. ( )f Course, we have a qrarter mile track, presumably for the use of runners, but the greater part of the year this is under water, presenting a magnificent circular canal. All this adds to the scenic effect of the landscape, but has no particular advantage as a running track. This track is ready for use about the fir.st of June, affording opportunity for two weeks of practice during the nine months of the college term. W ' e Impe later in to have a more suitable course, in fact, are glad to sa} that we will have, ne.xt ear, an indoor track, and we may expect better work from the team. We are sorry that this year we will lose from the team Captain Cocke and Captain Krentzlin. who during tlieir term at college have done good work and have always shown an untiring interest in track and field work. These men graduate from the college this year and will consequently not lie with us next year. Professor Richardson takes great interest in the track team, and does all that the conditions will permit to develop successful runners. 119 Basket Ball ASKl T r.ALU C( institutes a new phase nf our e(illei, ' e sports, this l)ein! - its first year at the college. 1 Uu-ing the winter months, with simply a foolhall game niiw and then, life became very monotonous, until some ingen- idus mind conceived the idea of basket ball. As the gfvmna- siiim had been moved to the new building, leaving the old gym. hall vacant, this suggestion was at once acted upon, and we liegan the ])ractice of this most exciting game. The boys took to the sport well, and it was soon noticed that each company of the battalion was represented by (|uite a number of good players. This led to the idea of playing a series of cham- pionship games between the three companies. The teams were at once picked and they practiced diligently for about two weeks till the match games began. It was so scheduled that each team should play each of the others a series of three games,, making a total of six games for each team. The winner was to receive a silk banner as a trophy. To say that excitement ran higli would be stating the case mildly indeed. There was great rivalry off and on the teams, and the players played excellent ball considering the newness of. the sport. The series of games lasted through several weeks, and each company had a good chance to win. Rut Co. C, although outweighed by both of her opponents, gradually forged to the front and won out brilliantly. The line-up of the three teams was as follows: Position Company " A " Company " B " Company " C " R. F Cocke • Thomas, Capt .... Cape.staney L. F Caul, Capt Stabler Roberts Center Whiting Hayman Krentzlin, Capt . . R. G Hohiiead Waters Maver, Alli.son . . . L. G Todd Gait Firor, G .Kfter this most interesting series was over, an all-college team was organized from the teams of the three companies. It got into good sha])e. but baseball and track work came into season and the interest in basketball was transferred to these s])orts and the basket ball was laid away until next winter. The college team line-u]) was as follows : R. F Thomas, Capt. L. F Capestaney, Roberts. Center Krentzlin. R. G Holmeade. L. G ..::., Caul. This team made a very good showing against Washington " S ' . AI. C. A., and also against Carroll Institute even though they were defeated in both instances. Their defeat can be contributed to lack of experience and not lack of nerve. It was most encouraging to see the men take so much interest in this new sport and to see them show up so well in the very first ear of its existence, for we all know that it requires long and constant practice to become a good player. So encouraging is it that we feel safe in making the statement that next ' eai there will exist a team at this college that will coni]jare favorable with any dlhcr team of its class in the State of Maryland. Thoughts Concerning Oratory l.L spuakiiiy is not oratory; most even of what men call fine sfcaki)!!:; has httle that is akin to it. The form of expression may he in keeping with all the rules of rhetoric; the How of words may be the smoothest; the voice may be strong and pleasing, and the thoughts expressed ma_ ' be of the highest order — and yet it may not be oratory. ( )ratory is an art — and the master of it is an orator. A man but indifferently eipiipped in the art of painting may be considered a painter ; but the indifferent orator is generally no orator at all. ( )nly a master in the art of oratory can be considered an orator. Real oratory is the child of truth and ardour. It therefore follows that the orator must be an honest man, and his theme an honest issue. . nd yet oratory is not spontaneous. Webster scoffs at the idea of inspira- tion — divine inspiration, as some are pleased to term it — and he says there is no such thing. Webster asserts that his speech in reply to Hayne was written several months before its delivery and carefully committed to memory, lie was simply waiting for an opportunity — an occasion significant enough to call it forth. It is more than probable that ever}- wfird and every line of Patrick Henry ' s immortal speech had passed through his mind a hundred times before its actual delivery. In fact, he began to prepare that speech when a mere lad, addressing the horses and the cows and the forest trees ; and when his impassioned elocpience broke forth in an apparently spontaneous and extempore effort, that eloquence was really the ])roduct of years of thought and jireparation. We must, therefore, ci include that two things are essential to oratory — great preparation and great o])portunitv ; and no wonderful oratory has ever existed in the absence of either of these two requisites. But what matter to us if the great orator burned his midnight oil in the preparation of his speeches? What care we where or how that mighty eloipience was conceived? We are concerned onlv in its birtli — that glorious, unheralded Ijirth which Ijrings a mighty pow-er into the world. lUit we are sometimes a.sked, " Has not the day of oratory gone forever? " To this we would reply by asking if the da - of ; rcat cx ' ents has gone forever. Should another Philip threaten the li1)ert ' of another Greece — should another ' erres prostituc the government of an ither Rome — should another liritain jilace the tyrant ' s heel u]ion another Anu ' rica. the orator will arise as great and glorious and ]iiiwerf il ;is tlniM, ' who have gone before. T24 Uel histciry ri_ ' |ieat the r(il)l)iTics of W ' arri-n [ lastinq s. and there will he ])reseiit a lUirke; let tluTe he another lo vntr(i l(leen Hungary, and a Kossuth will eome forth. It is when the interests of a nation are at stake that immortal eloquence is horn — when a gallant but oppressed people are lashed to madness by accumulated wrongs — when the fate of themselves, their wives and their children hang upon the decision of the hour — or when the question is one of " liberty or death " — it is then that the Ithumal sjjear of eloquence touches the orator, and transforms him inlo a (lemi-god. History writes his name upon the pinnacle of Fame ' s temple and embalms it for immortality. And yet these great orators are not ultra-superior beings, siJecially ordained by Heaven for the rolls of fame. Some would have us think that the orator is buni, not made, and that all the muses sang and danced at his birth; and that the impress of supernatural genius was gratuitously placed upon him by the hand of his Creator. What could be farther from truth ? All the evidences of history are opposed to such a thought. Demosthenes was tongue-tied and awkward — his first elTorts were failures ; but years of rntiring application ; the intellectual mastering of his subjects, and the constant rehearsal of his idea in gesture and speech ; the laborious preparation for a great ojiportimity ; and then the oi)]iortunit)- — and Demosthenes was an orator. Cicero speaks for ancient and Webster for modern times when they both af- firm that oratory can be acquired bv hard work and continuous practice. After one of Wm. Pitts ' great speeches an admirer said to him, " That was a spontaneous outburst of eloquence. " " Xo, " said Pitt, " my father taught me to s;iy that speech when I was a child. The L ' nited States owes much of its greatness and glory to the orators it has produced. It is true that within the period of our national existence we have givm birth to more orators than any other nation in the same length of time. it becomes then the duty of the American people to protect and encourage the art of orator}-, and it will in turn i)rotect us. The work must Ije done in the institutions of learning, and should be a necessary part of the curriculum in every public school, college and universitv in our land. We know not what the future has in store for us as a nation. We know not what crises may have to be met. We know not how soon we niav need the eloquence of a Henry, a Webster, a Calhoun, or a Cla}-. Then let us make it possible, at least, for the American yorth of to-da}- to become an orator when the great possible opportunity shall arise. Cir. s. S. RicHARnsoN. STUFF OF ALL SORTS June Ball Organization W. Temple Smith President First Lieut. E. H. Suavely. .Nice-President Second Lieut. E. T. Haynian.... Secretary Second Lieut. J. W. 1 ' . Somerville. Treasurer C( )MM1TTEES. IWITATIIIX AND PkoCKAMMK. Captain J. A. Krentzlin, Chairman Captain A. A. Parker Corporal G. W. Firor Fit St Sergeant C. M. Mayer Corporal X. P.. Merryman S ' -rgeant C. L. Lippincott Private R. G. Pyles Sergeant F. R. P.. Waters Private J. H. llolmead Sergeant C. S. Ridgway Private Joe Sanford Fl.OOR. First Lieut. ' . 11. l ' .; ron. Chairman Second Lieut. R. I). Xicholls Corporal J. i ' . Mudd First Sergt. L. F. Zerkel Private Al. 1 ' . Church Sergt. S. P. Thomas Private P. C. Southard Sergt. H. D. Williar Private L. AL Hayes Corporal F. E. Linnell Private Pro. P.ensnn Refresh MExTs. First Lieut, and O. M. E. D. Digges, Chairman. Major W. W. White Corporal -A. X. n.) v!and First Sergt, 11. j. Caul Private F. P. Clark Sergt. L. Bassett Private L. Showell Sergt. R. H. Di.xon Private W. . . Si.mervi.le Sergt. A. M. McXutt Private J. W. .Mitchell Ri-:ci ' ;i ' Tiox. First Lieut, and .Vdjutant Gleuwurth Sturgis, Chairman. Captain J. C. Cockey Q. M. Sergt. W. I ' .. Harris Second Lieut. AI. Duckett, Jr. Corjjoral C. F. r.atman Mr. Jno. X. Mackall Corporal T. P.. . lackall Sergt. Alajor J. J. Graham Private W. 1). Gmves Color Sergt. F. I. )s vald Private . . P.. Crisp 12S A Difference of Opinion .Soir.e men like to wander in the twilight. With their sweethearts, brig-ht and fair, W ' liile others prefer the ball-room. With cupid lurking near. .- gain some choose the quiet nook To tell that he ' s her slave : Cut give me, oh ! give me my lady love . nd a life on the ocean wave. J. A. KRitNTZi.i.x. 05. 129 A Toast to Alma Mater HRK comes a time, in i:he colleo;e career of every student, when he Ijecomes (hscourayed. All his plans and fondest hopes seem to be surrounded by adversity and misfortune, and he thinks there can be no advantage in remaining in the tight, i ' .ut " Sweet are the uses of atlversity. " It is not without com- fort and hopes. Everything will turn out right in the end and greater strength will be acquired b - taking a bold stand against the trials. W ' e canniit but lie tilled with regret at leaving those, who. by their examples, with their ever ready hand an l wise counsel have raised us to grenter heights. Is there any one who d ies not love his Alma Mater, ard, who will not stand up fur lier in the face of all the world? Is it otherwise than natural that we should love an l revere those clear old walls within which we have spent the brightest and hai)piest years of our lives? lireathes there the man who never sought To keep alive this inward thou|L;ht : " Alma Mater, long may she stand, " Whose pride has not within him burned. When again to her he hath returned From traveling in a distant land? If such there breathe, go, mark him well ; For him shall peal no joyous bell. Though his name be wide as Heaven ; No college yell for him is given. Whose heart hath not now beat anew When he hears again the old " tattoo. " Xo dirge fur him e ' er shall we raise Who can forget his college days. Then here ' s to M. A. C. Ma ' the number of those who Inve her e er increase to uphold and cherish her fair name. ( )n the gridirdu nr nn the diauKind : on the track or in the class-room — may the ( )rai ' ge and I ' .l.-ick e ei- wave in triumph. ins])iring the bo s in .gra ' , who shall raise the victdrinus cry " M. . . C. lore -er! " Gi.i ' XwoirnT Si I ' Rr.is. 130 Just for Fun S the fat jirisdiu ' r is brought l)cfi)rt. ' him. tlic chief of the Cap - iiil als smiles a self-satisfied smile and asks: " Who is this sa ir ' l(ii)kii iL;- individual? " ■ ' That, " replied the chief iM-niler. " is the v teward of M. A. C. " ' ' I ' m .i;lad to see him. " says the chief, " stew him with S ' ime cninns and ser e him i |) with stra]) and stale bread fur supper. " . nd. r:s they led liim awaw the Seward tli(iu,t;lit nf the old days at M. . . C , when he ,qave the beys trrnk hin!:;es and hardtack all the year round. The Splendiferous High Cockelorum-buiicliors ( )])era Company has arri ed and will hold a matinee this afternoon frcm t,:T,o p. m. mitil time for slum. , . , the wild man from the South vSea Isles, sujiported b ' an able com- pany of artists, will reiK ' er tb.e thrilling drama. " ( )ne Week ' s , rrest, " or " The I ' uuisl nxTt for Rough House. " This soul-stirring tragedy w as written by . himself and rellecls great credit njion the author. All the characters are well chosen. HiCr R. Tii.r.so.x, li.. Chief Comedian. T3T A Letter rireentiiwn. Mar lan l, June 4, 1905. My Dear Jemes : i ' M WRITING to say that I want you, without fail, to send iii:r Sam to the old " M. A. C. " Colledge this coniin ' Fall — I ' ll tell i)u wh -. Its one impruved place, is that old " M. A. C. " Colledtje. ' ou jest would not know it. I an ' Marthy stepped ovur to Washinton to buy a carpet fur the spare room, en while she was a vibratin between Kans and Hecks. I jest left the whole thing to her. amiabul like, and took a run out to the old Colledge. Will tr to tell -ou somethin ' of the impruvements I saw. an " then if you kin crmniand the money and then cummand v am. I know you ' ll send him. When they calls out " Colledge Avenu. " 1 stejjs off brisk like an ' come up the hill. I jes had in mind the old huildin ' we lioth remembers, holdin ' its head up high anidug them oaks. Well. Jenies. that buildin ' now is just bearly a tale end (if an arrav of beautiful buildin ' s — There ' s a great big " Science Hall " where they shows vou as nice a collecshun of bugs, snakes, grashoppers an creepin things, es ever sunned themselves in an August sun. I seed more cabbage wurnis than ever seed before; but it is well enouf to know what iiiio;ht git after your crops. Perfessor Simuns was as glad to see me as th.) he ' d ev known me all my life, en told me about more awful scales and things that might fasten themselves onto my crops, til I was jest ready to go home, sit down and thank the Lord if I relized anvthing fur m - crops. When I left tliat Science Hall. I was willin to take 23 cents a Inishel fur my peach crop, not knowin when the " -allers " ( " ' ello Kil- uoff " ) might turn on me; would have sold evry i;ear tree I had. seein as how the blight ( " I ' .lighta Eteup " ) might attak my place. Don ' t think I ' m putin on airs with m ' botanicul names — Perfessor Gan give me these scientific turms before I left. Well, that aint all — we seed wheels dyin roun in another tremendus buildin. an when we got there we found the - wuz prepared to make anything from a wooden glass to drink oiU uv. down to shoein horses. That Mechanicid I ' uildin strrck me as the real thing. Whats more, rhey got a gimnasiem at ol l " M. . . C. " " ou recals they never laid much stress on that in the old days, an to tell the truth I don ' t jest know what they got now. but there was pertenances on the walls fur slrengthinen the arms and chisl. but mostly it seemed to be fur 132 r.askct llall. a nice ruff sort of a game, wliere aj fur as 1 could uiakc out the pint seemed to be to throw a ball up in the air an see who could hit his head aganst another boys head the hardest before that ball went thro a basket with no bottum to it. It might l;e " fastinatin. " which wrs the word a lady used who wus lookin on, but it struck me I ' d give my ]dace to another feller an not git mad over the excharg. The Perfesser in charge of this Gimnaseum was mighty agreeabul, and come to think of it, most of the perfessers I saw seemed harmless, an I don ' t think they bother the boys a great sight. There was some boys lookin on an not playin and they told me about the other physicul exercisin games. Mr. Summer- vil explained that they had mighty fine Base Hall and Foot Ball teams in ' 04-03, an as fur as I could make 01 1 from what he said, the only games they lost the whole seasrn through, was when the I ' mpirer made an imjust decishun. There wus a right misclicevus lookin bow with red cheeks standin by. They cauled him " Holler " I think, and explained that on account of his name, he wus the Chief Rooter of the Bas Ball Teem. I asked him how he managed his Rootin Team so all fired well, an he says : " Gosh, thats as easy as gittin money frum home. " This maid me feer he had no tender feelins, en so I past on. Ovur this gimnaseum is a right sizabul Libary — boys settin roun readin as nice as you pleese, with whole shelves full of Histries, Travuls an Sermons not molested, an a hamd- sum feller from the Eastern Sho ' named Dixin splained that we could have en}- of them to read, as them books was rarely missin from the shelves or called for, but we (lid ' nt have time fur no readin that day, an went on to a buildin next to the Libary, wlier a real clipper yoiui man, with glases on was standin on the porch, and I says to him " What ' s this buildin? " an he says " This? This is the Chemicul Lab, " and so I jes says, " Oh yes, of course. " not a lettin on I did ' nt know what a " Lab " wus. but I wern ' t goin to be fooled out of knowin what that buildin stood fur. so I says " To wIkmu is this a Memoreal? " and he laughfs and sa}s " It is a monniment erected to ]n ' reness in fertilizars and food stufs. " an then I begun to see it ralely has a misshun, and when he asked me in, I steps inside. I jest come out of that buildin knowin they had it down to dots. They told me while in ther that they oftun analized watur. bein as how they was opposed to more ' n a certain number of animals bavin a halnitat in their drinkin water, an then they condems it. The next thing t i atract our attenshun was a big, roun barn, as pretty as a jiictur. but I never got inside uv it, not bavin the tim, but it would lay all around anv liarn you ' ve got. Nice little one story house I see on my way back from the barn, and they tell me thats the Hospitul. Xow, you know I never in my life took no shine to hospituls, but if I wus stricken down by the hand of Providence or Hav Fever, I would as leve that Doctor 1 saw ther and that nice lookin ladv fur 133 nurse had chari c of my miseries as eii}iine T ever seed. In our iluv. nu reeals, when _ ou was siek, you just iiad to make your own hvin. Then we past what the called " The Shant_ " where handsum youn.i - assistents resides, until the - .t its marridge in their heads. They to ' d nie when a man liviu in the Shanty runs to katch the car to town six ex ' enins in the we.ik. an sits kind of morose-like the other evenin. there ain ' t much hope fur him. and the other liachalors hegins applyin for his room, fur marridge is shure to hefal him ar.d those who are left never know wher the hlow will fall next. I have left the best for the last, fur about this time we come uiion the New .Administrashnu lUiildin. jnned to the ( )ld lluildiu on the Simese-Twins stile of architekshur. It had a l.egislativ start an a (Jueen Anne finish, that is, when it was finished, because they told me them builders was so attached to that new bi i:din, they hated to strik the last blow, an would build the porch one day and tear it down the next day an Iniikl it up again. We wus luckv enouf to have son-e of it showed to us b_ - Captin SelvestiT. lie certainly is a fine lookin gen- tleman an has mighty corjel manners. In course of conversashun he explained to us that if the Trustees could gain their consent, they would make the Colledge a place fur educatin the girls ss well as the lioys : said they was enxshus to have them all taught sech bnrnin (piestious as " Ilow to make the fire burn, when the Cook don ' t come, " en elso " The strong pints in butter makin. " lie seemed to set gret store by this skeem. Perfessor Bludgeon jined us just then an entured into the conversashun, and he seemed pleased with the idee too — I think he called it " Coweducashun. " We cinii to the new Audditoreum, an there set a new pianer, which called to my mind that old pianer which wernt so bad if _ ou could muster three people, one to hold the keys down, one to hold the pedal up an one to hold the audience in. They told me the new one had mighty sweet mrsick in it. There was a Society man in the Hall, named Cockie, who seemed to be runnin things, an when he was a tellin me about the Dances im w-a-days, I could not hel]) thinkin aliout our ( ' ancin days in the old Chapel, when it was so crouded, you jest had to go out under the )ak trees to recollect wdio your next partner was. Air. Cockie did tell me that they had moon-light dances iiisitlc now-a-da s. 1 ut I ihot he was tryin to fool nie, so I jest says " Certinly " an past on. Besides this Rossberg Club, they has Dehatin Clubs, and cum to think of it. thats a mighty good trainin for a man. esspeshully, if in after life he ex])eeis to git married. To learn to haw the last wurd anil not gi ' e in to no one e ' ses opinions. There is many good things ierned at that Colledge. . g(.)lden haired !ioy named Mr. Mndd, was a tellin me about another Chib they have ealleil the " Colk ' dge Crove Club, " This seenis to be the bigges Club. The are not exelnsiv. he sa s, and sometimes tbeii- mem- bership is enornuis. but at sametime. it don ' t . ' -eem to lie [loplar. 1 lid not nnder- 134 Stan tin ' s, hut seeiii rs Ikiw 1 am luit a Club nian mysolf I kept i|uic-tt. There wiis a strait-ln ' ilt. Dashin Seiiiur, there wlm vxpL-iiiiccl the leetrie Li n ' hts tn Me. I think they ealled liini 1 ' rentz-lyin. Them hijhts is eertinly an impruvenK ' nt : turn on an iff jest as easy. The - said td me that llie h(iys found it easier t(i turn tlieni off tlian I in, l)ut not iK ' in a lectrisluni, 1 did not understand this, hut .Mr. Krentz- l in knows lots about them lig-hts. They nioreovur has new kind of lleat. Steam heat throutjhout — Automatick heat with Andattackit valves. Autcjuiatick was the wurtl, for I distinctly remember it was not Systematick, no one seemed to think it was that — jest automatick. They lias thinojs down to a sistem in most res])ecs, for the ' told me that military rule anvl order was reduced to such a sistem there, thai this winter. I ' rofessor Spence, Mr. (ireen, the I ' .aker, a boy named Har and an ( )ffishul of the Day named Summervil, i)ut out a hre ore nijht an it was done with sech expedishun that no one has seen that fire — to this day — just herd about it — Thats all. An to set his mind at rest Perfessor went around to evry boys door in that whole buildin an asked them if they was burned up, or skered, er anything like that an they answered to a man, " Xo Sir. We ' re aslee]). " Its a system I tell -ou ! While ther I eertinly met a nice lot of Perfessors, an you might serch far before you ' d find another lot who could tell you so quick that (iu knowed nothin, ab.solutely, an your condition was not likely to impruve as Time past on. Hut whats more im])ortint, they are an Enthusaslic Fackulty. Sometimes the - con- veens for two whole days at a time, an after one of them meetins. you would have to advertis in that College an git out a Search Warrint for one boy there that had a threed of reputashun left so far as studyin ' propurly conductin himself or good intcnshuns is concerned. That Faculty does their doot ' . Hut, who I likes most of all is them bo s who is there this year. They was a jolly set and peacabrl and mild-like when 1 seed them. They say in dead of winter the ' do ha ' .-e to walk the hal!s of nights carryin a gim an a marshul air, and the ' do liave occasunal piller fghts, jest so no one will mistake it for a Monestarw but ( ) thought them as gentlemanly a set as 1 ever see. ( )ne boy named " Wilher? ' " took me to his room, an when I admirred it and said 1 was struck with the bed, he just laughed and said " So ?ni i — evry night — that bed strikes you right in the middle of our back " but F thougbt them beds was out-of-sight, which he - aid they iciis. Thev told me the - had ro old-fashun hazin like you and me enjoyed in our da ' : said there was an cca. ' -hunal " Lapsus plankfm " (Latin), ' ou see I took the Cl;isi- cal Course under Perfesser Spence when I wns at CoUedge and it clings to mv and will crop out, he teeches that thorough. A real |)erlite boy named .Mire then slioc d me the Hinin Room. , s we cum u]i the stejjs from the Dinin Room, 1 was mteriluci ' il to Mr. ( )swuld and his 135 Chum. Mr. Sturjes, an they was reel curjcl mid took me right in the ' . M. C A. Headquarters Room. From this you kin see in a minut tliat this phiee is all right. Why, man, in our day, they would have linelv.d you fer refering to moral swashun and Y. M. C. A. " s an thing of that sort, hut iiuw they got a good, live ' . M. C. . ., propurly run too. It is an alright plac. an makes me proud to think I entered there a carefree boy, not knowin what was before me, and now am an . lumnibus of that great Institushun, altho I got no fault whatever to find with the fine edu- cation you and I gathered there by our own efifurts, in years gone buy, an I ho]ie you ' ll send Sam. Xo more. From, ' om- oM schol-mate, M. RK L. SlMCKK. 136 Our Mess Hall N ) ' vt ' have a nic-ss-hall at this ])lacc- A nicss-hall ImiL; ' ami wide; And when tlic j rnh is not np ti T, Tlic steward is sure ti hide. h ' rom M(inday morn till Saturday ' nij ht. We get few things that are niee : We mostly live on hominy. Raw oatmeal, hash and rice. Sometimes wc get a well burnt chop. And ' taters burnt to match : And now and then a hard-boiled egg, The hen tried hard to hatch. r ut Sunday rolls roinid i nee a week And Johnny ' s smile it brings; We fill ourselves with chicken and pie, . n(l all " them sort o ' things. " ( )h ! how we envy those to come ; For they ' ll be living high. When, as the song says, " every day ' ll Be Sunday, by-and-by. " J. A. K. 137 What They Say It breaks tlic cuntimiity of the curricuhiin of tliis institution with whicli you have so graciously connected yourself. Urh..ah! L ' rh — ah! Peradventure. You can readily see — ' Tis very obvious — Mr. t-h-a-t-s a-1-1 n-o-n-s-e-n-s-e. Do you know, I really believe — I simply want to say this : That ' s sufficient. There come the Sn])hmo " s. Ebbytime. i3« Words and Phrases in Everyday Use r ( nil) — Instrument to call ont t nard. linm (n) — To borrow. Bnni (a) — No good. Bughonse — Loony. Buzzard ' s roost — To]) liall. Cinch — Easy. Crib — Aid to memory. Cnt it ont — See ring off. Flnnk — Fail. Fierce — Rotten. Hash (the author has not made .-sufficient research to define this mystery Hit the list — Pretend illness. Jar — Rattle your slats. Jump on — Speak to rougjily. Keen — Skeeky. Loony — See Bughouse. Pull — Influence. Put the bug to — Report. Pike — Top hall. Pony — A translation. Ring off — To stop. Rough house — Disturbance. Rotten — On the bum. Skip — To leave class-room liefore entering. Skeeky— All right. Sub — Substitute. Soak — To strike, hit. Strap — ] Iolasses. Stick (v and n) — Rejxirt. Swipe — To hook. Talk in bunches — To gi e hot air. like Mackall. ' iggles Alley — Hall in wing nf . ew liuilding. You don ' t want to — You must not. Zip — Zero. 139 Favorite Songs Byron, W. ) ..o rv i v ti d ii v „, . ' , C) Duln t Ihev Ranible.- Blair j Benson — " If She ' d ( )nly Let Me Sleep an Hour More. " Cockey, J. — " When Johnny Comes Marching Home. " Dixon — " There ' s Just One Girl. " Graham — " It Was Not Like That in the Olden Days. " (Rendered in either Dutch or English.) " Grimes " — " Under the Annheiiser Ihisch. " Lipi incott, C. — " I Hates to Get L ' p Early in the Morn. " Mackall, J.— " Take Me Back to Baltimo. " NichoUs — " Please Go Way and Let Me Sleep. " Krentzlin — " They ' ll Need No Lights in Heaven. " (Jswald — " I Long for Thee, Darling. Day by Day. " Ridgway — " Kiss Me and I ' ll Tell. " Showell — ( Miscellaneous assortment.) Smith — " Good-bye Little Girl, Good-bye. " Somervillc, J. — " If You Ain ' t Got No Money, You Needn ' t Come . round. " Willair — " I ' m Wearing My Heart Away for You. " " Rats " — " Home. Sweet Home. " .Vgricultural Students — " Down on the Farm. " Civil Engineering — " Castles in the Air. " The Faculty — " I ' ve Got My Eye on You. " Johnny — " Every Day Will Be Sunday By and r . " Mechanical Course — " The ' illagc Blacksmith " (To the time of Sweet B and B " ), J 40 A Toast REPEAT a toast that was given In the gallant days of yore, W ' lien the noble youth of the Soutliland Held sway upon the floor. When l ' .eaut ' alone was reigning And music ' s sweetest strain Floated full upon the night air ( )f (lur noble Southern main. When the Southland ' s very noblest, No longer nobly brave, Bowed low before some ruler, Confessed himself a slave. Wdien men who had laughed at lUmker Hill. When bullets came their way, Turned from a woman ' s angry glance With never a word to say. When the old halls rang no longer With words of angry strife. When law and legislation Ciave way to love and life. But enough of the when and wherefore. Enough, for the wine is cold ; So now for the toast that was given In the gallant days of old. Come, gather round with your glass of wine And I ' ll give you a toast that none will decline, " 1 lere ' s to the maids of the South — my toast is not new ; But we can ' t overpay where such homage is due. Let each find in his glass, as these bright bubbles rise. The smile of his loved one, the light of her eyes. And I ' ll wager another cold bottle like this That each meniorx- ])ictures some dear SdUthern Miss. " So here ' s to the maids of our dear Dixie land : A greater blessing our Maker ne ' er ])lanned. Though they tease, yet they please clear through to the last. And brighten our lives as the, years hurry past. T. A. Krkxtzi.ix, Things We Hear Williar. — Are you sjoins ' to liave any vocal sing-ing- to-niglit. Smith {lookiiii:; " I ' rcnch book). — Tliat " s right easy for Latin, isn ' t it Clen ? Oswahl. — Harris, ddcs I Idrticultiire teacli about hearts? Grimes. — The sun wiU scorch the earth. White. — The earth will ne ' er he destroyed hy tire again. Smitty. — The next tlood will he a tire. Grover {Rcadiiii R. S. 1 ' . I ' , in letter) — That means " Refreshnu-nls served very proniptly. " I ' ve received two or three like that latel . They must think I ' m a liog. Stubby ' s Dutch Report. — Increasing cloudiness ; probable rain. Cor])oral of (niard. — " Transmit your orders. " Linkins. — " If any one raises a rough house put the l)ug " tci " em. That ' s all. " Mays. — " I wish 1 were as tall as " Little Watts, ' and big as I am all the way u]). " liisho]). — " Where ' s Tom ? " Rrome. — " He ' s taking tlie Forgery exam. I think. " Dr. I). — " Mr. Ridgvva}-, define St. X ' itus Dance. " Mr. R. — " It is an involuntary twitching nf the muscles. " Dr. B. — " Corre ct. Do animals ever have it ? " Mr. R. — " Yes sir, we had a mule once that had it in his hind legs, only his was v iluntary. " vSturgis. — " A man insulted me the other day by asking me to liaxe a glass of beer. Siimerville. — ' AX ' hat did you do about it? " Sturgis. — " Swalliiwed the insult. " Xew Student [to I ' rofcssor ■ ' .). — " Say fellow, arc you trying I ' nr the iM ' esh- man or I ' rep? " Professor F. (Rather Inickieurd in soyiiii:; lie is a professor). — " ( ), I was here last year. " Xew Student. — " Vour ' re all right then; the ' wont haze you. " 142 Malioney. — " I ' ll never be able to get tliese sboes on until I ' ve worn them a (lay or two. " Dixon (III siir-c ' cyiiii:; class). — " I can ' t et this tiling- to come out correct. I g et 49°-6o ' and it shoukl be 50°. As he gazed on that mirage fair, Caul knew he had met his fate ; For surely no deception was there. In the face of that beautiful " Lake. " Goodell reading Lutch comes to the word " damit. " He hesitates a moment and then pronounces it " danui-it. " Professor S. sends for Ingram and asks him to sec that Mr. Goodell joins the Y. M. C. A. How long dies it take a student to walk from the District line to college during the still hours of the night, after attending a dance in Washington and missing his car? Ask 1 layman. " Yes sir, " said the professor, " silence is golden. " And Graham and Dick, kept awake all night by the crying of the little ones next door, murmur to them- selves: " What golden hours are lost to us. " Pyles. — " Say boys, did you hear about my getting two weeks ' arrest? " No, what was it for? " Pvles. — " Raising a racket on the tennis court. " 14.? Song of the Editor WIT 11 fingers weary and wurn, With a brain that amldn ' t think. A student sat in unstudcntly style, I ' 1 ing- his pen and ink — Write! Write!! Write!!! Amid l)ustle and noise and j hc. And still with a sigh for his sorry [jjight, He wrote for the " Reveille. " Write! Write!! Write!!! W hen the baker is baking his bread, . nd write, write, write. While the boys are scrapping (j ' erheacl. It ' s Oh ! to be an editor. With others in the land of nod. When one never has time to sleep ; If this is the editor ' s job. Write! Write!! Write!!! Till the last clear bugle sounds. Write! Write!! Write!!! Till ynur head weighs fifty i)ciunds. Joke and poem and sketch : Sketch and poem and joke. Till over tlie stuff I fall asleep And wrote till I awoke. ()! boys, with guns to shine; ()! Inns, with swords and knives: ' Tis nut ycitu- belts you ' re wearing out, I ' .ut human cre. ' itures livt ' S. W(irk! ' ..rk!! Work!!! In bustle and noise ;uid glee. . nd lbr iugli the night with bleary eyes, I le writes for the " Reveille. " 144 Write! Write!! Write!!! iM-inn taps till l)reak of day. Write! Write!! Write!!! As others write for pay. Joke anil poem and sketeh : Sketcli and poem and joke. Till the heart is sick and tjie 1)rain l)enuml)ed, And the finders almost hroke. ( )! hnt for one short honr, A respite, however sliglit. No blessed leisure for rest or sleep. But only time to write. A little slee]) wnuld ease my heatl. Get it? I don ' t think. For every little snooze I take 1 linders pen and ink. With fiuLjers weary and worn ; With a hrain that couldn ' t think, A student sat in unstndently style riyin ;- his pen and ink. Write! Write!! Write!!! . mid bustle and noise and glee, And still with a sigh at his sorry plight. Would that others had to write, lie wrote for tile ' ■Reveille. " G. S. MS Presidents of the Faculty and College PRESIDENTS oE EACL ' LTY Tloiijainin 1 lallnwcll i85i i86o Rev. J. W. Scott ' 6o- ' 6o Professor Colby ' C o- ' Cn Henry Onderdoiick ' 6i - ' 64 N. B. Worthingtoii ( acting ) ' ' 4- ' f ' 7 PRESIDENTS OE THE COLLEGE C. L. C. Minor Admiral Franklin liuchanan Samuel Regester General Samuel Jones Captain W. H. Parker Augustus Smith Allen Dodge, President pro tcni Henry E. Alvord ' S - ' ' )2 Captain R. W. Silvester ' 92 — 67- ' 68 68-Y) j 73-75 75- ' 83 83-VS7 87- ' 88 EVENTS. College founded 1858 Chemical labatory built 1 807 Mechanical building erected 1896 Gymnasium built 1803 Library built i8()3 Morrill Hall built i8.,S Hospital built 1902 Administration building erected 1903 Mercer Literary Society organized i8fii Glee club organized 181)4 Cadrts ' Rc-: ' iciv first published 18c )3 Morrill Literary Society organized 181)4 146 Football iiiaiij;uratt--(l i8(;i Base Ball inaugurated 1893 Tennis inaugurated 1893 Track inaugurated i8(;3 Basket Ball inaugurated 1904 First Athletic Association 181)2 Rossbourg Club reorganized 1892 Reveille first published 189 " Y. M. C. A. organized i(;oo Bible class organized iqoo Orchestra organized . ' 1904 Senior medal first given 181)4 Junior medal first given i8ij4 Military discipline began 1868 Rank of Major first bestowed i8()3 Blacksmith shop erected 1904- Alunnii medal first given 1894 ( )ld barracks repaired and refurnished 1904 147 Midsummer Night ' s Dream 0 a sumiiier ' s nit;ht when the iiinon sIkhk- Jiright, TIk ' Soplioniorc class took a stnill l)y ni, ;lit. ( )ii the pike they went and up the hill, And at last reache l the town of I lyattsviUe. And they shouted with t lee and made nierr - that ni.qht. For exams w ere just over and their hopes were hrit ht. Thev san.q- class songs, gave ells with a will Threw rocks at the windows from the streets of the ' ille; Took ofif the gates, hroke down the fence : Oh ; the fun they had, it was immense. Painted the houses with black and red To show that the class of ' 07 wasn ' t dead. (iw the folks of the A ' ille when they lieard all the noise Didn ' t know that it was sim])ly colle,i.;e l)o. s. . " -iome la ' wide awake, all trembling in their beds. While others pulled the covers clear nver their heads; And lhe dared not get up, ope ' the door and In.ik out Vnv the whole town was tilled with laughter and shout. Now the ' X ' ille has a constable out at night. To see that all is kept quiet and right. And when he heard this frightful din. 1 le scurried around to find his men. Now, it happened that there was not one at home. So he decided to go out and face it alone. lie went ilcwn the street towards all the noise. And on getting near, saw it was college bo s. ( )n getting closer to listen and hark. Soon found that ' 07 was out for a lark. So he sa s to himself. sa s the constable, says he. " I ' ll pinch this crowd and Lake them with nie. " 148 S .) 1k ' slops tii i1k ' front, tliis nuv IiukIv man. And sill lilts with a L ' nL;oncc " Tliniw up VDUr liaiuls. " Tlieii what do yon think of tliu class of ' 07. Wlion half hiindn. ' d hands wore raised towards lica eii. They stoo(l for a nionicnl then half tnrned and ran, Desertint;- their comrades on the Jlyattsville sands. Fourteen there were who couldn ' t i; " et away, I ' or the t;un of the constahle hade them stay. So the one lonely man on that night before dark, J ' inched fourteen Soiihmorcs out for a lark. He threw them around and searched them as well, For they were so scared they dared not rebel. He put them in jail at the end of the town. Thinking next morning that he would come round To take them up before Judge Carr, And have his praise sung wide and far. And so he went back to his downy bed After the weary raid he had led. Now the jail was old. and failed to hold That hand of fourteen Sophomores bold. For they found a stick upon the floor. And silently they ]iried open the door. And then away like thieves in the dark They swiftly sped toward College Park. When the constable saw they had gotten away He said to himself " Now away they will stay. " He " d accompHshed his purpose, and if you go to the A ille. The people will proudly tell you still llow their brave constalile, alone after dark. Pinched fourteen Soiilioinores out for a lark. |. . . Kri ' ntzi.in, " 05 149 Program of Public Exercises, 1 904 SUNDAY, June 12.— 4:15 I ' . M. — Baccalaureate sermon. By Dr. Herbert Scott Smith, of ' ashino;ton, D. C. 8:00 P ' . M.— Annual Meeting of Y. M. C. A. Address bv Rev. F. L. Middleton, of lierwvn, Md. MONDAY. June 13.— g :oo A. M. — Tennis Tournament. 2 :oo P. M. — Field and Track Events. 6:30 P. M. — Drill and Battalion Parade. 8:30 P. M. — Class Da}- Exercises. Address li ' Mnn. Henry Holzapfcl, of I lagerstown. TUESDAY, June 14.— 10:30 . . M. — Annual Meeting of Alumni. 2:30 P.M. — Base ball. Alumni vs. College. 4:30 P. M. — Review of Battalion. 8:00 P.M. — Joint Meeting of Literary Societies. Debate for Alumni Medal. WEDNESDAY, June 15.— 11:00 . . I. — Commencement Exercises in New College Hall. Address by His Excellency, Edwin ' arfiel(l, Covernor of Maryland. 4:00 P.M. — Exhibition Drill. 8:30 1 ' . M. to I :oo A. M. — Commencement I ' .all. Music Furnished by the Fifth Regiment Band ISO Class Day, Monday, June 1 3 Exercises 8 :3o P. M. Music. ENTRY OF SENIOR CLASS. Class History and Prophecy Lieut. J. P. Gray. Music. Class Ode. 1904. ENTRY OF JUNIOR CLASS. Announcement, President of ' 04 Captain W. R. Mitchell. Address of Presentation. Senior Orator Lieut. G. L. Wentworth. Presentation of Class Shield and Fasces. Senior Armor Bearers Lieutenants, E. R. Sasscer and J. G. Ensor. Senior Lictors Capt. R. P. Choate and Lieut. T. B. Mnllendore. Junior Armor Piearers Sergeants E. H. Suavely and C. P. Whiteford. Junior Lictors Sergeants J. J. A. Krentzlin and W. P. Roberts. Address of Acceptance. Junior r)rator Sergeant G. Sturgis. Class Pipe and Song. Retirement of Senior Class. Announcement, Junior Herald Sergt. J. C. Cockey. Installation of New Senior Class. Resolutions. Address Upon Resolutions Sergt. A. A. Parker. Class Ode, 1905. Formal Adjournment. Music. Address to Classes Hon. Henry Holzapfel, Jr. Music. 151 Alumni Day, Tuesday, June 1 4 10:30 A.M. — Animal .MectinL; ' of . hinini Association. 2 : P. Al. — Base ball, Alumni s. Collcyc 8:00 P. M. jol.XT MEETING oE ElTl ' .RARV SOCIETIES. Music. DEBATE For AEIMXI .MEDAL. " MoRRir,!. " vs. " Xi ' : v Mkkci-:r. " Subject — Resolvt ' d, " That the Government of the L ' nitejl States was Warranted in l eco!;niz- ing the Incle])en(lence of the Panama Republic. " 1. .Affirmative, Mr. White, of the " Xew .Mercer " Society. Mu.sic. 2. Negative. Mr. Sturgis, of the " Morrill " Socicety. Music. 3. Negative, Mr. Stoll, of the " Morrill " Society. Music. 4. . fifirmative. Mr. Cruikshank, of the " . e v Mercer " Society. Music. . nniiuncement of Decision of Judges. Music. 10:00 P. M. — . himni l ' )ani|uet. 15- Commencement, Wednesday, June 1 5 Exercises 1 1 :oo A. M. Music. " Maryland, My Maryland " Randall. Invocation Rev. J. C. S. Mayo Music. ( )verture, " Poet and Peasant " ' on Siqipe . ddress to Graduates by His E.xcellency, Edwin Wartield. Governor of Maryland. " Fo.xy Quiller " Dc Koven. Salutatory L. W. Cruikshank. " Modern Chivalry. " Music. " Hearts and Flowers " Tobani. ' aledictory E. W. Stoll. " Our Own Country. " Music. March, " Bachelor Maids " St. Clair. Presentation of Diplomas. P - His E.xcellency, Edwin Warfield, Governor of Marylan l. llenediction Rev. S. Ward Ri,t;hter. Music. vStar-Spangled liaiiner Key. 8:30 P. M. — Commencement Ball. Music Furnished by Fifth Resjiment Band, 153 ►J i. «a ■ bf 6 3 .2 - .H _ U J- biP ' C ■ tago Ij ' Tfi " o ' §.. ' 2 s « s ■ - 1 5 H C3 « 4 0 H •0 Co U v- rt .5 fc : j; bt b : . n G (u rt c; ' ■5 d 5 rH .2 " o ' ' - u U CJ - b :y. - - o 0 by c b : ' - 4: ;{; O o a (U u (Li M b j s •4— • M -l— 1 X u ' ■ K yj ac , a Hy) OJ ■ " ■71 K 4— «s 4- 2« iS fa cJ5 (n X W • OJ KS v ao ■ ax r t. ;:£ . o p .i r J m rj (U p ' O. t. 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Q K O bS O be n rt n1 . a h Do evervbodv but don ' t o;et caiig ht. ? n ' C -- n " ■ ' k bCrC - ' V bc-V ' ■ y t-- rt D Pi ' -? sd bb . o bD (u - |- £ " -? £ - 3 ■ B 7 a. i . 5 c o o a. o o - o T, o — n t i 1 o aj Q t; C J o cJ i — 1 (U O C o f O Q iC (LI ti CJ (LI t 5 O Si O O bJD s 2 L w r b: ? " Q § § ►H • o 5 „ X i S S S O P! c 2 H bJC H - ci ' H K-- " - H ' r - F ■ l ; " " d,- - l--- O - O c E:£ ' °- Oratorical Association of Maryland Colleges Seventh Annual Contest COLLEGES OF ASSOCIATION. St. John ' s. Wasiiinc.ton Coij.kc.k. Westkrn Marvl.vnd. Maryland Ac.kicui.turai.. OFFICERS. I ' Kdi ' ' . CiiAS. S. Rich AKi)S i. . ' ' ■(•i " it ( ' ;; . Maryland .li: riciiltiiral (. ' ( ' i ;;i Prof. E. J. Ci.arkk, Secretary. Jrashiiiii toii Collct::C. Dr. J. W. Reksk. Treasurer, U ' eslern Maryland Collei e. JUDGES. J. M. Strei ' T, Esn., Belair. Md. Rhv. V. R. Turxkk, ll ' asliini taii. P. C. PROGRAM OF EXERCISES. Music. Address of Wclcoiiu ' Capt. R. V. Silvester President M. A. C. Response PROF. E. J. Clarke Remarks by President of Association Proe. C. S. Richardson Music College Orchestra Oration— A Plea of Edncation Mr. J. Howard Fox St. John ' s Collei e ] h,sic College Orchestra Oration— Responsibility Mr. Ernest Albert Howard !rashin:.:,t(in Collei:,e ; lusic CoLi.iCi ' .E Orchestra ( )rati()n— Democracy Trinmphant Mk. Jniix .MiTCiiELL HiEnrv jrestern .Maryland C ' eZ c c ] [usic CoLLEc.ic Orchestra ( )ration— The Supreme ICvil Mr. GlEnworth Sti ' RC.is Alarsland Agricnltiu-al Collet;e. Decision of Jnd ' es Vocal Solo— -j ' .eauty Eyes " Miss I Ielex Chaffinch Music 158 A True Story FIRH! FIRE! the awful cry Did pierce the inidiiii:;hi air — Fire ! fire ! the dread alarm Went shriekini;;- u]) the stair. Two hundred boys leaped from their heds. With faces scared and white. And grabbed their clothes and got the hose, But swooned away with fright. Professor S did hear the cry — It roused him from his sleep. He cleared the bed and made the stairs In one tremendous leap. And on the middle of the stair. With serious look and niein ; With tooth-mug full of water. Stood valiant Johnny Green. " Where is the tire? " said Johnny. " I feel the heat, 1 swear — I fear we ' ll all lie burned to death — Professor, lead in praxer. " And there upon the stairway In night-gowns all arrayed. Professor S and Johnny Green Knelt down and fiercely jirayed. I ' lUt suddenly the baker man, A German, speaking l)nlch. Ran U]) and cried, " Dis all is wrong. Dare is von fire nod much. " 159 You all (lid me niisunderstan — Dot vaiter I desire. And called his name — vich it is llarr- You tink it soun like fire. " Oh my! but didn ' t they feel cheajj (Can ' t tell you what they said). They laughed a sickly sort of laugh And both crept back to bed. iCk) " Wanted " More farmers — Ai ricultural Course. Sleep — Eclitor-in-Cliief. Moustache— J. C. C. Ponv. x- uy age, so it is sound. Price no consideration — Classical Students. Wife— J. X. Mackall. Position as instructor in Calculus — drinies. Preparation to prevent perspiring- when temperature is 14 degrees below — Edgar. An a|)paratus to increase one ' s height without pulling the s])inal column asunder — " Sis. " 161 " As You Like It " Any one finding- a T square with " Mudd ' " on it will please have " sand " and " grit " enough to return it and not treat him " dirty. " Probably " Cirimes " (Digges) has it. Lost. — " Lover ' s Guide to Courtship and Marriage. " Finder will please return to Room 22-B. Man, born of woman is of a few days and full of hash. A certain ])rofessir " s wife, riding from station with ] Iack. tells him where she wishes to sto]). ALack. — . 11 right ' m. I deliver all percels to their destination. Mackal! — " lilair got stuck for using obscure language. " Cockey, J. — " Gooclell, what size hat do you wear? " Goodell. — " Six " Cockey, J. — " What size shoes? " Goodell. — " Five and a half. " Cockey, J. — " M) ' ! but }ou " ve got small features. " Dr. McD. in Chem. — " Air. ( )wings, what can you say under the head of illumination ? " " Re ldy. " (piittiii! his hand on his head) — " There ' s not much under this illumination. " Gus. — " King can ' t play tennis. " Smitty. — " How do you know? " Gus. — " I l)eat him last night playing caramels. " Tillson, E. {I ' ll Saturday crciiini ). — " IaI ' s play tennis to-morrciw and go fishing and if we have time, let ' s go to cliurch in the evening. " iSowland. — " I don ' t want to see any such expression as that nn your : - pearancc again. " 162 harper. — " Say Ferdy, don ' t yoii think the Major will assig n those small boys to the " Infant-ry ? " ' Ferdy. — " Yes, and the very last squad. " Harper. — " But then they will not be able to take part in the " man-ouvres. " Young student of Shakespeare. — " I hate potato pie, l)ut Shakespeare is simply too dear for any use. " " You didn ' t know I was an electrician, did you? " " Well, I thought something of the kind must be the case, liecause ' ou shock me very often. " Pug. — " I hear H will be disranked. " Cockey, J. — " Go tell him to hand in his recognition. " " Why is President Silvester called " Cab? " " Because he is a hansom man. " Owings finds " Immonia " to be a colorless, inodorous gas with few ]:)roperties and a strong smell. Grover. — " Won ' t I look fine when I get dressed up in my new dress suit- case? " Showell. — " ' here is there a church in Washington where I can hear some good singing? " Tillson, E. — " The Metropolitan. " Showell. — " L,et ' s go to-morrow. " 163 How to Keep Young Men on the Farm |F there is one phenomenon, whicli, above all others, is command- ing the attention of Sociologists, it is the const mth ' increas- ing tendency of young men to leave the country to seek their fortunes in the already over-crowded cities. The reason for the high interest excited by this movement is to be found in the two-fold problem which it presents for solution — What is to be done to diminish or to remove the evils, industrial, political, social and moral, which the existing overcrowded state of our cities entails ; and, what relief can be afforded from the drain to which this movement subjects our country districts? That both city and country are injuriijusl - affected by this exodus of brawn and brain, it hardly needs be asserted. We read it in the daily press not less than in the magazines. We hear it preached from the pulpit and declaimed from the public forum. ' e accept the fact ; and with eagerness seek the remedy, if any such there be. With the first phase of the problem, the eft ' ect on our municipal life, we are not, in this paper, to deal. We leave that aspect of the case to the economist, the statesmen, the sociologist or the moral philosopher. It is to the remaining ques- tion that we address ourselves. What can be done to induce young men to re- main in the country, to identify themselves with rural interests, to endeavor " to make two blades of grass grow where one grew before, " to elevate the ideals of country life, and by so doing, " to take arms, " as Hamlet says, " against a sea of troubles, and, by opposing end them. " For it must be clear to all that if grave evils come to the country, and other social disorders result to the munici- pality by the migration of the country youth to the city, then we shall be going directly to the source of the trouble if we can discover any means whereby this same young man can be persuaded to stay on the farm. It will appear that, when our part of the problem shall have been solved, there will remain no prob- lem, resulting from this cause, for solution by the reformers above referred to. To our mind the question is one worthy of careful consideration ; and, in order to solve it we must first observe the causes which impel the young men to leave the country. ISriefly stated, the reasons for this social phenomenon are to lie fdund in the greater attractiveness of the city to the youthful imagination, and the larger opportunities there afforded to strength and energy, ' Xow we do not intend to dwell upon the justice of this view. We shall simply observe that the extent and value of ( i)i)iirtuiiit are always relative, and that the attractiveness of any- 164 thin; In llu ' human niiiul imist (lc]ien(l in larjje degree upon education. We are forced to admit, though, tliat the young man, however much he may be mistaken ill his estimate of the advantages afforded him by city life, has a keen appreciation of the unattractiveness of country Hfe as he is compelled to live it, and knows by liitter ]iersonal e ])erience how small are the rewards, measured by com- mercial standards, which energy and perseverance yield under the economic conditions with which he is familiar. L ' nfortunately the sequel to his bold entrance into the lists of the fierce commercial life of the city, is too often for him a merciless disenchantment. Once involved in its wild vortex, he realizes the truth of the old adage, " all that glitters is not gold, " and he soon becomes one of the throng that constitutes, the problem for the student of city life. And it seems to be true that, with the, passage of the years, the struggle of cit - life be- comes fiercer, while the life in the country becomes more unattractive. Here, then, is the problem. What shall we do about it? In trying to answer the question we are forced to observe first that in the past, our efforts to change the conditions above referred to, have been largely directed towards the com- mercial aspect of the case. Wise plans have been formulated and carried out to bring about that enlightenment of the rural population which will enable them to make farming pay. With this end in view the National Government estab- lished and maintains its Department of Agriculture, employing the most eminent specialists upon every phase of science relating to agriculture : in pursuance of the same purpose, it established the Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations in each state and territory of the union. It was to extend and enlarge the scope of this work that the state governments have so liberally endowed these colleges that they have, in many states, become great universities. In like manner the experiment stations have been supplemented by departments of Farmers ' In- stitutes, the function of which is to establish a personal chain of communication between the farm and the Experiment Station and College. We need not point out the beneficent result of this development. To say that, in many portions of the union, methods of agriculture have been revolu- tionized is to utter a truism. Agriculture has been made to pay — to pay well ; to pav handsomely. If there are districts or states in which it does not pay, the condition is either due to a failure on the part of state legislatures to supplement, in adequate degree, the work of the federal government, or grows out of a settled disregard of the means of improvement by those whom it is intended to serve. We believe that the prejudice against " book farming, " as it has been styled, is dving out, and that our farmers are becoming daily more firml y con- vinced of the usefulness of these scientific aids to agriculture. lUit, on the other hand, it needs hardly be pointed out that in many parts of the union, and 165 notably in the Eastern States, the farmers ' sons do not avail themselves of the advantages offered by agricultural colleges. In spite of the lavish expenditures of state and nation to make agriculture pay. young men do still leave the farm in large numbers to crowd the cities ; and, what may seem paradoxical, but what is by no means a local or incidental feature of the case, is the fact that the greater number of young men educated at our agricultural colleges do not go back to the farm. Xow whence this condition ? Why is it that the utmost effort of state and nation to make agriculture profitable has failed to revive a dying interest? The answer is to be found in the other aspect of the view, above noted, which the rural youth entertains concerning the conditions incident to country life, as he is compelletl to live it. Country life to him is unattractive. A recognition of this fact has induced our wisest educators to inaugurate a system of instruction, the aim of which is to develop in the hearts of our young people a warmer sympathy with nature. Hence Nature Studies, so-called. As the name implies, the svstem com])rehends a study of natural science in all its branches, but more especially those phases of it which enter into the daily life of the child. Without seeming to do so. the child, by observing simple facts of every-day life, acquires a knowl- edge of natural law. but better still, learns to know and inevitably to love the world about him. The ])lants of the field, the birds of the air, the babbling brook, the glistening snow, the fierce thunder-storm not less than the wee small voice of the cricket — every phenomenon of nature has a new ' meaning for him. The country becomes an infinite wonderland more marvelous than the realm of the fairies. It is true that the full significance of this comj aratively recent departure from the beaten path of education is not fully appreciated. There are those who decry it. who deplore the study of " weeds and bugs and things " as catering to the truant spirit of childhood and substituting mere pleasure for work. They lose sight of the fact that work can and should become a pleasure. " Blessed is that man who finds joy in his work. " and the same measure of blessing is the reward of the child who labors with cheerfulness of heart. The limits of this paper will not permit a full discussion of the merits of this system of elementary education. But we believe that it opens a new life for our little ones. We are unreservedly in favor of its adoption in all our public schools. Moreover, we advocate, espec- ially in the rural districts, that emphasis be placed upon those pl;iases of the study which bear directly upon agriculture. To accomplish this end there should be attached to every schoolhouse enough ground, in addition to that used for play- grounds, to enable the children, under the supervision of the teacher, to devote a portion of the school hour to a practical application of the principles of grow- ing plants. 166 Tills Is liy nil iiieans an original Idea with us. In many of our lart;c cities we find that school play-grounds are helng enlarged with this very end in view. Does it not seem strange, that in the city, where land Is highly valued, it is not deemed wasteful or extravagant to expend large sums of money in this manner? How much more simple is it to inculcate a familiarity with nature in the country where are all her visible forms spread out in limitless profusion, right at hand. It will he maintained, no doubt, that the cost of inaugurating such a system would be too great: that it would involve too much increase in tlie tax-rate of the counties. Surely such a consideration will not be argued seriousl}- when the cheapness of land in most of our rural districts is taken into account. Let us put the matter in this form — What is the cost of an acre of land to a comnumity as compared with the fact that, through the use of the land for the i)urposcs out- lined above, one or two or ])erchance a score of young men may lie induced to remain in the country to increase the productive capacity of the community ? ' e are convinced that th ere are in this latest plan to reconcile the rural youth to country life, infinite possibilities of good; but again we are forced to observe that even this will not achieve the object aimed at. Could the child remain in this fairyland of nature as opened to him by his nature studies, his life would be pleasant, indeed. What could the city offer to offset such charms as are here presented to his -iew ? lUit, alas! what happens when the hours of school duty are over? We submit to a candid public opinion, if the home training of the children is not frequently, ( unfortunately, almost generally throughout the rural districts), such as to nullify the teachings of nature study. What is the use to expect the child, who has been in the hands of the teacher for a few hours, to have a deep all-pervading love of nature, when, as soon as he is released from the duties of school, he is compelled to become the ordinary drudge of the farm? How can we reasonably expect the boy to love nature wdien from the first peep of dawn until long after the sun has sunk to rest, he is compelled to engage in labor of the most mechanical sort, a labor that is too often beyond his strength? What intellectual development can be expected when a few months are clipjied from the school term in the fall in order that the child ' s labor may complete the harvesting of the grain : and when a corresponding shortening of the term is made in the spring that that same child labor may aid in the planting of new crops? What must result when the child is thus caught between the upper and nether millstones of drudgery in the summer months and drudgery added to study in winter ? Is it not reasonable to find the enthusiasm ground out of him ? Why shouldn ' t he dislike the country, and look to the city for emancipation? Are we painting the picture too dark ? Possibly so ; but we are convinced that there is enough of the force of truth in the argument to show one cause, be its influence great or small, which tends to nulify the influence of nature study education. 167 W ' liat, tlieii, is the remedy? The formula for echicatiii!;- a child has lonij;- Ijeen announced: " Educate the grandfather. " This, we l)elieve, is the comiect- ing link that is to make it possible to educate the youth to remain in the countr ' . Let parents consider the practical aspect of this question: Is it better to emplov child labor for farm work, when it is manifest that such labor is not the most economical, and when it surely entails the creation in the child ' s mind of a lasting dislike for country life : or is it lietter to treat the child so that his physical strength will not be stunted, that his intellectual powers may be developed, and that he may be brought into a broad sympathy with nature, which will be the attractive force that will surely hold him on the farm? Will not the economic advantage be greater from having young men intellectually keen, as well as physically able, with a sympathy and liking for the country life, remaining in the country and devoting that same energy and intelligence to production, than from the conversion of under-developed children into mere drudges, out of sym- ]iath - with their environment? Is child labor any less heinous or uneconomical in the country than in the city? What shall it advantage a man if he gain a child ' s labor and lose the youth ' s productive power? Piut it is not only in an economic sense that it would be better to aid children in their development, rather than to retard their growth as above outlined. There must inevitably result a great moral uplifting from such a policy. A broader view of life must surely follow, and much of the narrow provincialism of country life will vanish. Let the culture of the public schools and the college and the university flow back to the farm, not awa ' from it, and we shall have indeed a regenerated agriculture and a transformed country life. If there be any truth in the principles laid down above, it must be clear that we must not depend upon any one factor of this educational system to produce the revolution demanded for the cure of the evil which constitutes the ]3roblem for our solution. There must be a more intelligent treatment of children in the rural home. Let home life be made attractive at w hatever cost ; for the effort will be as bread cast on the waters, and after many years, it will return an hundred fold. The system of Nature Study must be developed to its fullest extent in our public schools. Our school commissioners nuist not balk at the first cost ; for it means the restoration of " the yoemanry, our country ' s boast. " The agricultural college must be liberally patronized in order that the full benefit afforded by state and federal aid may be disseminated among the rural youth. . t all these stages the fact must be impressed upon the youthful mind that the greatest good lies near to nature ' s heart, and the yoing man must be urged to go back to the farm. We believe that with each generation, the urging will be needed less and less. The logic of circumstances will jroint the way not to the overcrowded city, but back tt) the " fresh fiel ls and pastures new. " 1 68 College Ode Glenworth Stiir. is. L. F. Zerkel. Tune — Maryland, My Maryland. Our college dear, of thee we sing-, M. A. C! My M. A. C. ! And loval hearts we ijladly liring M. A. C! My M. A. C. ! In memory fond thy name shall eling " , Throughout the land thy praise shall ring. So to the breeze your banner fling, M. A. C.! Mv M. A. C. ! Thv sons have e ' er been true to thee, M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! And greater vet their love shall be, M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! When records of our deeds they see ; If we obey thy every plea. And keep unstained thy history, M. A. C! Mv M. a ' . C! In N ' isdom ' s hall ov on the field, M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! To vaunting foe we ne ' er shall yield M. A. C! My M. A. C. ! F ' or in our lives shall be revealed Those inspirations that appealed To feelings true by you unsealed, M, A. C! Mv M. A. C. ! J 69 While other banners wave on high, M. A. C! My M. A. C! And brighter colors greet the sky, M. A. C! My M. A. C! The Orange and Black shall ever fly. And heights of fame they shall descry Who guard thee with a loving eve, M. A. C! My M. A. ' C! Oh, let us then to her be true, M. A. C! My M. A. C. ! Her high and noble aims pursue, M. A. C! My M. A. C! And let us dedicate anew Our lives to every service due That may thy glorious fame renew, M. A. C! Mv M. A. C. ! 170 All ' s Well That Ends Well I,( )X( " r time aoo, " When Knighthood Was in Flower, " " The anil " ( ver Xiagara Falls " and reached " The Eternal City. " the World in Eighty Days " and soon sailed " Across the Pacific " World " for the " Northern Lights. " He traveled " Around sen. " left " The ( ' Id Homestead " and set forth " Alone in the .Man from . rizona, " otherwise known as " The Prince of Pil- It was here that he received " A Scrap of Paper " containing " . Message from Mars. " saying that " Peggy from Paris " would he there at " The Eleventh Hour " and they would have " A Royal Wedding. " lie wanted to meet her at " The Crossing. " hut strange to say she had " Her ( )wn Way, " and they met " In the Palace of the King. " When she arrived, he was glad to learn that she was not the " Street Singer " of old, but " Merely Mary .Ann. " Their " Wedding Bells " could not ring for over a week, as " The Yankee Consul " and his wife were visiting " King Dodo " in " The Royal Palace " on their " Chinese Honeymoon. " In the meantime, " Arizona " plays the part of " ( )ffice I ' loy, " while " She Stoops to Conquer " by playing " The Second Fiddle. " At the end of the " Twelfth Kight " they found " The Little Minister. " and after making " Much Ado About Nothing, " were married. They spent their nrst " Ten Nights in a liarroom " : after this they got " llusy Izzy " and sailed " Down the Pike " " L ' nder Two Flags " to " The Land of the Midnight Sun. " where the ' met " The irginian. " It was here the " The Crisis " came, as the man from " Way Down East " was given " The Jilt, " but he having " The Right of Wa . " left for " Old Kentucky " with " His Last Dollar. " Here he fell in love with " The College Widow, " but she would have nothing to do with " The Errand lioy. " . s she was already the wife of " David Harum, " " The Gentleman from Indiana. " she bade him " For Her Sake " to repent for " The Fatal Wedding " and return to " Prett ' Peggw " H. D. W., Ju.. 06. Things That Happened SEPTEMBER I_V Inrush cif rats aii l. as usual, they take Ji.ihnny (ireen f(.ir President. 14. Stur.ijis and Sonierville go to see their lady friends and walk through mud puddles. 15. Regular work begins. Rats hunting for class-rooms. 16. Cab has rat meeting and explains that Johnny Green is not President. 17. Football squad liegins work. White tells " Comniy " he is going to Washington. 18. All the rats go to church. U). Organization of Rossbourg. 20. " Lanny " gives first lesson in (iraphic Statics and everyone makes 10. 21. ( )rganization of A. . . Prof. Richardson makes his annual address on " Paying Dues. " 22. Nothing doing. 23. Oswald goes to Balto. Business unknown. Somerville resumes his old habits — working the sick list. 24. Cockey dreams that he has been made Capt. of Co. " . . " : gets up ' i ' - " ' - riedly and cuts off one shoulder strap before he realizes that it is only a dream. 25. ' atts and Anderson pay us a farewell visit. 26. " Commy " jumps all over the Adjt. and tries to impress upon him that he ( " Commy " ) is It. 2 . Meeting of Trustees. Gov. Warfield pays us a visit. 28. Digges changes his shirt, or at least that is what Harris told on him. 29. Not much doing. 30. Y. I. C. A. makes its debut in new auditorium. First reception ever held by the Association. Great success. OCTOBER 1. Football game with Randolph-Macon. Score, o — o. 2. Preaching in auditorium. Edgar comes down. (Cloud)-.) 3. Promotions read out. Cockey made Capt. and api)ears five seconds later with his shoulder straps. 1 low did it happen ? 4. " Commy " smiles. Cloudy to-night. Rain to-morrow, 5. Oswald makes a pun. More rain. 6. Nothing doing. 7. Football team leaves for Newport News, 8. Team plays Artillery School. Score, o — 6. 9. Earl, Nick and Edgar go to church and do not return until Reveille. 10. Prof. Spence fails to meet his classes. Great rejoicing. 11. " Commy " follows directions and takes one pill. It almost kills him. Ye gods and little fishes ! Why didn ' t the directions sa} ' two. 12. Prof. Lanahan demonstrates to the Juniors that the weight of love equals one dyne. 13. " Stuhhy, " celehrating. returns at 3 a. m. and sleeps all day. 14. Meeting of Trustees. Cah gets 30 days. Foothall team leaves for Frederick. 15. Team defeats Alt. St. Mary ' s. Score, o — o. Second team loses on home grounds to P . P. I. Score, 6 — o. 16. John gives us fried chicken for Imich. Expect hash for rest of week. Glen goes to lialto. llusiness unknown. 17. Meeting of . . .A., . thletic Council. Present suliject, " We Must llave Mone ' . " by Prof. Richardson. 18. ' hite awakes from na]) in class mom in presence of Prof. L. " Eamiy " laughs. i ). P.oys worry " Ccnuny " by going in ( ). D. ' s room for mail. He says various things. 20. Juniors like Analytics so well that they wait for Cab. a whole period. 21. " Commy " gets " stuck " (to the bottom of his chair). Who did it? 22. Football team are defeated by Western Md. College. Score, 5 — o. 2 . Edgar stays in IJalto. all day. . ttraction unknown. 24. Boys disappointed. No holiday. 25. " Commy " has entire battalion at (aiard Mounting. 26. " Stubby " hands Graphic Statics in on time. Dixon and Williar have trouble at supper with Johnny. Reason, things in general, principally grub. 27. Sophs, get in coop. Prof. Spence lectures on rowdyism. 28. Nothing doing. 29. Ferdie takes second team to Balto. 30. Rev. preaches good sermon. Boys go to sleej). 31. Hallowe ' en. " Commy " ap])rove requests from 11 p. m. till f a. m. NOVEMBER 1. Cockey and " Commy " have a little matter of difference. 2. Glen returns from home. School lamenting because Mt. St. Josejih ' s cancels game. 173 3- President and ex-presidcnt of ' . M. C. A. put out sign " Free luncli with every glass. " 4. Senior class place l under arrest for short time. M. A. C. co-ed. for a few hours in evening. 5. Football team defeated b - L ' niversity of .Maryland. Score. ( — o. 6. " Stubby " goes home to vote for Teddv. 7. Blue Mondax-. 8. Election day. Rats take French leave and go to Kernan ' s. 9. Majority of Facult - met over result of election. Xot much work. ; e v visitor comes to college. Result — no sleep for bovs. 10. And still it yells. 11. Capt. Keene explains new drill regulations. 12. Football team does not play St. John ' s. Hoys make Ape sav things. 13. Ijig snow. Ingram goes to iialto. to see his cousin. ( ; f liiribiis niiuin. ) 14. .Ape tries to call up Capt. of Gallaudet foot!)all team on ' phone. ( Dummy. ) 15. Cockey buys bath tub. and is so pleased that lie bu s foiu " more (dark green ) . 1(1. Well, there ' s not much doing. 17. Rats begin leaving for Thanksgiving holida s. 18. " Stubby " hides behind the " lit tle green bottle " and " ( " .rimes " fails to see him. II). Third team licks .Mt. St. Jose])h ' s reserves in morning, corc, 10 — u. First team defeats (lallaudet in afternoon by score of 22 — 5. Vhat ' s the matter with M. A. C? 20. ery quiet. Preaching at su])per time. Ingram goes to P.alto. Same old story. 21. First l)attalion drill. 22. Seniors hold class meeting and everybody wants to conduct it. Re- sults — o. Mr. Green gives big dinner. 23. I ' loys depart for home to eat turkey. Ilosjjital does a rushing business and stock of " Eversfield Cathartics for Everybod " nnis low. 24. (iame with Delaware College. Capt. Ciill severel - injured. Some of the M, A. C. boys come out of game with hair all mussed u 28. Wiggles slightly indis])Ofed. Ca])tain finds him locked in clntlu ' s shnte. 21). I ' rof. Richardson fails to interpret llinea ' s I ' enn. 1 )nU ' h and lliiiea gels called .lown. 30. Class team squads begin work. i ' 4 DECEMBER 1. ' " Conimv " ]nills up stakes very unexjjectedly just before drill. School in mourning. 2. " Shike ' s " ajipetite exceeds that of Jake Zouck. Johnii) goes in mourning. 3. J. C. 1 ., the new " Commy, " disapproves all rats ' requests. Much squealing. 4. Have preaching and Thos. Hiiimphrey goes fishing. Rats on Jimmy ' s Lane and Buzzard ' s Roost, under leadership of " Big Chief " and Groves, have strenuous pillow fight. 5. " Jimmie " goes to Benning ' s. Result, new desk and ' Varsity sweater with football M. Go again, " Jimmie. " and take us along. Eidman fails to appear in Ape ' s room more than 21 times. Snow fall. 6. " Nick " unable to remain in Chem. Lab. because of too much smoke (tobacco). I ' ug and Sis have scrap. Pug goes on list: Sis turns nurse. 7. junior and Soph, football game. General mix-up. Xo results except that both classes vow vengeance upon the Editor-in-Chief if he Ingram and Shike say damn. Three feet of snow expected. 8. Mudd, T. J., hypnotizes Groves, and he in turn runs Shike and Col. and Jamieson on Buzzard ' s Roost. Shike, " If I die, I ' ll be near Heaven. " 9. Seniors hold class meeting until 2 a. m. to decide on ring. Vote, (1 — f). 10. First Sergt. marches battalion to breakfast on account of Senior class meeting. And still it snows. 11. Snow one foot deep. Seniors have class meeting. ' ote, 6 — 6. 12. " Stubby, " Ingram, Edgar and Co. go to Sunday School. " Stubby " gets lost in snow drift (i foot deep) and returns at 2 a. m. Seniors have class meeting. ' ote, 6 — 6. Don ' t worry. 13. Seniors choose ring. Everybody goes skating. 14. Somebodv blows out a fuse. Electrician Krentzlin " cusses " as usual — " his bark is worse than his bite. " 15. " Jimmie " gives all Asst. Profs, skating leave, good until 11 p. m. " Liunnie " and " Farmer " reported for overstaying leave. 16. Arms turned in to ariuory. Drill over until after holidays. Rats happv. Three cadet officers .start free transfer agency from College to Pike by means of sleds. " Abe " the first victim. 17. Exams. Hard work and no time to write. 18. Ditto. Sunday dinner " out of sight. " 19- " Rat " decides that he knows too much Dutch and makes excavation in rear of his cranium to let it out. 20. Many s ' one, others g ' oing. 21. Ditto. 22. vSvveetest dance ever siiven. 23. All gone. JANUARY 3. Coming- — coming — coming I 4. Still coming. 5. All here. Hawk Alley Quartette hold meeting and elect Shike chief Hawk. Results of celebration — all got stuck. " J immie " makes inspection. Xot necessary to give results. 6. A young Hanson makes his appearance. His father says he must take the Mechanical Course. ( )n car, Bishop gives his seat to a " ladv of color. " lioys threaten to disown him. Bishop routs her and regains his seat. 7. Cry of fire at i a. m. Johnny faints, but tpiickly revives when someone yells: " They ' ve got the pies! " " Jimmie, " " Bunnie, " and Johnny look for fire and pies. " Stubby " looks for — well, never mind. Ask him. 8. Enimert blows Reveille at 5:30. Is visited by " Big Cuiard " and Shcr- liick Ihilnies H. He now takes his meals from the mantelpiece. (J. I ' ug and Jack skip chapel. Cab. sticks both of them. Heavy cluuds in sky. 10. I ' rof. Bomberger wears the same necktie for three coiTseentfvr ])eriods. 11. Great excitement. Walker finds $348.00 in back of ild ledger. Re- mainder of day spent in destroying old books. Nothing doing, boys : sorry for ou. 12. Continued excitement. Mr. Calvert partakes of it and ])aints his house red. 13. Wreck on B. ( ). Ivverybody attends. Lecture on " Farming. " Spe- cial Agri. men cm front row. dee|)ly interested. Remainder spend very pleasant hdur in Band of Xod. 14. Another lecture. Same results. K.ibbit for supper. Thai ' s what Johnny said it was. A montirs star -ation exjjected. 15. Ingram returns from Balto. It ' s useless to sa - what he went for. Id. ( ' irimes comes down to breakfast on time. .Muilil gets reported before Reveille. 176 17- Stubby strolls up the Pike To see his " tootsie-woo, " Edgar says, " That ' s just all right. But 1 think that I ' ll o(,, t,,,,. " 1 8. Major Wellstood lectures on " The Changing of the Tide. " Some of the l)oys say it should have been " A Changing of the Socks. " 11). Mr. (ireen receives order from Gen. . ooi fur two cargoes (.)f biscuit. These are said ti lie the most effective ])nijectiles that have been used in the siege. 20. N ' ery interesting lecture in chapel about the " feller on top. " llovs kee]) awake. Emmert doesn ' t hit the list. Doc. is afraid he will lose his job. .21. Cden and Rat go to lialto. on Reveille business. Glen went elsewhere, too; Imt she knows he doesn ' t mean business. 22. Shovvell goes to bed liefore 2 a. m. 2T,. " . pe " has his nuig taken and doesn ' t like the photos because thev resemble him so much, lint who can blame him? 24. Rat plays ' possum. Taken to Infirmary in fainting condition ( ?). .Madam Fitz. doctors him up. Result, " I wish I hadn ' t done it. " 25. Grimes gets up in time to have a game of " ( ld Sol " before breakfast. .Anyway, we ' re glad to see him on time once. 26. Cockey fails to drill his com])any. ly. Moonlight dance in chapel, in which the moon forgot to shine. . sk Krentzlin how it was done. 28. Edgar has jihoto taken and tells photogra]iher he would like to see the proiif before coming out to college. 21). Rinek goes to Sunday School. ' e gods and little horn-])uutsI What will happen next? 30. Jer jitzer Club organized liy Digges and Harris. Clul) pays in ten dollars and receives photo of Mr. Vabe. Well pleased. 31. Ingram doesn ' t go to ISaltimore, nor Stubby u|i the I ' ike. FEBRUARY 1. Ingram goes to College I ' ark to collect Y. M. C. A. dues from Mr. Calvert. Reaches College again out of l)reath ami very nuich frightened. What can be the matter ? 2. Lecture in chapel, . gricullvrists learn lo beware a nude ' s iiead. . ol h- ing was saiil of his heels. 3. Chief walks out from llistrict line, lie forgot the kisl car passes at 12:40. 177 4- Chief misses Reveille, breakfast and chapel. Recuperatin,s;, they say. 5. Smitty makes up his bed. Grimes gets a hair cut. 6. Boys swipe bugles and breakfast is a half-hour late. I ' rof. S] ence has clock set back half hour and things go on as usual. 7. Now the drums are gone. Jimmie makes a midnight trip lo town and returns with a bugle in time for Reveille. No use. b() s. 8. Company basket ball series begins. 9. Prof. Lanahan shows the Juniors some experiments with the tuning fork in sound. Shike thinks he is in singing class and tries to run the scale. 10. Ingram starts for his cousin ' s wedding with good and philanthropic intentions of giving her old shoes and plenty nf rice. 1 1. Nothing do ing. 12. Jamieson visits the Zoo, and returns with a startling tale of an animal there with a tail before and a tail behind. 13. Harris goes over to the Library and gets a book. " Bugs and Their Works. " Says he will enjoy himself for a while. 14. Great catastrophe in Gym. During exciting game of basket ball, grand stand falls with a crash and brings all on it down. Result : Toadvine is missing. If you should see him, ex])ress him to CuUege I ' ark. 15. " Rat " changes his shirt. 16. Smitty, Stubby, and Chief go coasting after sup])er. Kach saves his care fare to Washington. 17. Entertainment in Auditorium by Mademoiselle Sally Conrad Faunt le Roy. Girls, don ' t turn him down in May, wait until June. 18. Find stress on Jinmiy ' s mind when lie wanted to go coasting and found sled in use. Answer requested. 19. Sis becomes enamored of a du.sky maiden while in town. 20. Harris and Ingram have a game of poker. Betting heavy, for Ingram holds two fives, two tens and a seven, and Harris, three tiives, one ten and a trav. 21. Mudd and jamieson get stuck only seven times each. Good work, Ijoys. The ' . M. C. A. hasn ' t worked in vain. 22. Smith, (ilen and Ape go to llalto. to see " Her First h ' alse Ste]). " Holiday street. 23. Rat frightens all the snow-birds from College Grove with his laugh. 24. Seniors and Juniors have a ilance. Xdt a moonlight dance — the moon doesn ' t even look — when the lights go out. 2 . Kdgar calls on la(l ' friend and drinks a bottle of I leinz tomato catsup. Returns and tells us what tine wine he has ha l. j ' . h ' verybody goes to church, even Rat. vSnow exiiected. 178 2 " . Snow arrives. Pioys begin to realize that Farmer Wall ' s room has been rougb-houseil. Se eral pnt under arrest until May 31. others until June 1st. Some eompelled to stay in; others not allowed to go out. _ ' S. " Tom Humphrey " and Stui)by have little eonfidential talk. Stubbv ibink ' s he is { ' resident. MARCH 1. No distiu-bance raised on Wiggles Alley. 2. Jaek King wants recipe for making vanilla lemonade. 3. Everybody preparing to go to the inauguration. 4. Teddy inaugurated, lloys escort him. Jamieson even in step when he ]iasses the Presi lent. 5. Hoys go to ehureh in the morning and to town in the afternoon to see the prett - girls (visitors), but fail. Crowd on the Avenue too great for them. (). , 11 the Juniors make two " 7.i])s " in calculus e.xcept Mitchell, he only one. Too much Teddy. 7. Fancy dress ball in Hyattsville. ( )h. you ouglit to have seen " Sunny Jim, " " Xerv y Xat, " " Willie lioy, " clowns and frontiersmen. Kven the " Hoolies " were in awe of them. 8. The following sign is found on Lanny ' s class-room door : " . 11 hope aban lon. ye who enter here. " ' ery appropriate. 9. Nothing doing. 10. Trustees meet. We have hash for a rarity. " Tolly " doesn ' t have his lecture on Agriculture. 11. Everybody goes to town to see " l ' egg - from Paris. " Worse than the " Sambo Girl. " 12. Ingram skips chapel and Grimes get a shave. 13. Unlucky day and Blue Monday for Seniors. Make " zips " with Lanny. 14. Speeches in auditorium by Profs. Spence and Richardson. .As a re- sult of the enthtisiasm aroused Stubby collects about $500.00 ( ?) dres. 15. Mackall, reading Geology, recognizes Icbthyosanropothy as a mystical animal weighing 8 feet high. No wonder, with such a name. 16. Cake frier makes its debi ' t in kitchen. C)h, that satisfied snii ' .e on our steward ' s face ! 17. InsiX ' Clion. Grimes gets stuck for dirty room. How could this Ije ? 18. Saturday. We don ' t make " zijis " on this day of the week. It ' s an ill wind that IjIows nolxjdy good. I ). lv -erybody goes to church except those that don ' t go. 179 20. Rat receives a letter on burnt orange paper and considers it an insult. She should use green. 21. E-xanis. laeg-in. Jamieson liears about the criljs and sa s he will borrow a pony. 22. Senior class meeting. White is voted as the greatest laides man and the class decides that Rat will be pretty when his face comes in fashion. 2 . No one puts out the light. Krentzlin rejoices. 24. Maryland Day celebrated. Anything to get out of work. 25. Opening game of the baseball season with (leorgctown. Score. 6 — 3. M. A. C. ' s coming. 26. llaseball manager goes to church as result of yesterda - ' s game. I ' lav ' em again. 27. The dreaded day passes quietly. 28. Ingram returns from a visit to his cousin and is found writing to her at 2 p. m. and again at 7:30 ] . m. 29. A student calls on his lady friend in the A ille. and has to wait on the l orch while she dines. Ask Krentzlin about it. 30. White skips breakfast formation. 31. r assett talks baseball for only fifteen minutes l cfore breakfast, lie wasn ' t up earlier. APRIL 1. April Fool ' s Da}- and the boys take advantage of it. Su does the base- ball manager. 2. Jimmy reports everybod} ' for not leaving college. 3. A bug Prof, stands in front of barracks smoking his pil e. Hoys think there is fire and turn hose on liini from second story window. That makes him liot ami he blazes forth with sparks in his eye, but his goose is cooked and he cools ilown, while the bo}S extinguish the lights. 4. Stubby engages in the liarber business. Cuts two rats " hair and now " 1 don ' t like you any more. " 5. Xo baseball game on account of rain. Glen and Stulil) ' walk a mile in ten feet of mud to call on young ladies. C). I ' rof. Lanny smiles. Now what do you think of that? 7. b ' dgar visits District IJne and the usual calamity befalls him. His |)lo(lding V]) and dnwn the sand hills of Worcester have nut lieen in vain, X, llaseliall team plays Ml, St, Joseph ' s at llaltimore, M. A. C, wins hy score of 10 to 1, Keep it u]) buys. I So 9- ' crv quiet : only a little baseball discussion. 10. Mudd. T., j;ets a liair cut. Don ' t you know, he looks awfully funny. 11. Stubby and Chief lake a lri|) up the i ' ike. Strange things will happen. Stul)by says he will ])robal)ly be baek for breakfast. 12. (irinies sweeps out, and beint;- thus oceupied, stops playing- solitaire for thirteen minutes, janiieson doesn ' t .Ljet stuck. i,V c do not have slum for supper. Thirteen isn ' t so unlucky after all. Treacher Digges reforms and swears only twenty-seven times during supper. 14. LSig debate with Delaware College. M, A. C. loses. We can ' t win everything all the time. 15. Glen ' s birthda} ' . Goes to r altimore on Reveille business and to , well, never mind, liaseball team defeats Fredericksburg College to the tune of 7 to I. I ' ). " I ' ug " spills the strap and gets so stuck up he won ' t speak to anybody. Stubby and Chief fail to go to I ' lcrwyn. 17. liassett is seen without a cigarette in his mouth. Xick goes up on I ' lcr- wyn 1 leights to spend the evening. Ferdy takes a shave. iS. " Ape " doesn ' t report Jamieson or Rishop. Coming much cooler, prob- able snow. i ). Easter holidays begin. IJoxs all happ , and most of them start for home. easte:r holidays. This little space is set apart for the select (?) few, wlio, for various reasons, remained at College during the holidays. 20. Every one plays baseball or teimis. Tillson, E., challen,ges any " knight of the court, " but no one wishes to play him. 21. Some of the boys hitch up Nancy Hanks and drive to Hyattsville, Three ride while the fourth walks ahead to see if Capt. is around. 22. Big baseball game. The Besa r)rothers ' Giants vs. Mark . ntony Hudson ' s Blue Stockings. Score, 43 to 37 in favor of the Giants. In the tennis tournament Mr. Smith goes down to defeat at the hands of " Rat. " sometimes known as Mr. ' Mackall. 181 2T,. Everyone goes to churcli. " Rat " and " Sinitty " |l;-o to three ditiferent churches during the day. They were proliahly playing steeplecliase. They say they gave a nickel each time, but we don ' t knew. Mr. Creen gave eacli one an extra for each time he went to church. 24. All is quiet along the Pike. Edgar pays a short visit across the branch. 25. Work begins. Boys come in witli a rush to take up scholastic duties. The good things which they brought are Um numerous to mentimi. 26. Xicholls reports Capestany for assumiition of authority because he goes up on the " Heights. " 27. Cockey does not go on ( ). 1). in order to get out of classes. Oswald and Marris go bug hunting and retiu ' n with tin can full of tadpoles. 2S. Ivdgar and Stubljy receive bill for board and kerosene, but the kerosene is a mere bagatelle when Stubby is around. 29. 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Flme Pocfile4 aiidl Tffilble Ctmtlers ' CAMERAS, KODAKS A M ■ PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES DEVELOPING AND PRINTING Agent for Snow ' s and Old Town Canoes Our Special $17.50 Bicycle WalfOrd ' S, el Pa. Ave., N.W., Washington. D. C. Summer School in Mechanic Arts STATE roLLEGK OF KENTICKY Kli ' Ctive courses are provided in all subjects taught in meclianical and electrical engineering schools. Si)ecial attention is given to shop courses, mechanical drawing, and design, niatlieinatics, ineclianics of engineering, tlieoretical electrical subjects, laboratory ccjurses in steam and electrical engineering. Ten weeks, beginning ,Iune iSth. F. I ' m I. .Anderson, Dean. For de- taili ' d information relative to any special line of work, address John T. Faig, Registrar, Lexington. Ky. EBBITT HOUSE WASHINGTON. D. .C AMERICAN PLAN ARMY AND NAVY HEADQUARTERS SPECIAL RATES TO COLLEGE CLUBS C. B U R C H MANAGER. The Most Up toDate Store in the United States " ErverytHing tHe Newest. ' Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Furnishings for MEN AND BOYS. NEW YORK clotiiim; house. Baltimore Street, cor. St. Paul Street. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. ALFRED n. WELL . . . IPH ARM ACn T. . . A Complete and Selected Stock of PURE DRUGS and CHEMICALS. None but Qualified Assistants al- lowed to DISPENSE Prescriptions. A Full Lineof TOILET ARTICLES, CONFECTIONERY, CIGARS, TOBACCO, ETC Soda Water Hot and Cold Iq Season. ¥ A T T V S ]L IL 1£ = = M A R Y IL A ! GRIFFITH e r TUBMER CO. I I 205=215 N. I a ;a Street, Baltiivune, Md. | Bri nch Mouses: 3()(S N. Gay Street and Reisterstoii, M l. O HEADQUARTERS FOR KIL-OSCALE | which kills the San Jose Scale and has saved the Q Orchardists of this country thousands of dollars. g SPRAY PUMPS AND SPRAYING OUTFITS I NITROGEN COLLECTING BACTERIA The wonderful promoter of growth. For Clovers, Peas, Beans, c. Write for Pamphlet .... Dealers in All Kinds of Farm Machinery, Wagons and Carriages, Wire Fencing:, Poultry Supplies, Seeds and Fertilizers, Gas and Gasoline Engines. Largest Supply House in the State. Illustrated Catalogue on Application. isiiMiiu-: n, HiKsEiBicrKi uenky wiciss. ,ii-.. Marijland Telephone, Courtland 25 79 BirsbbergJlrt Company Successor to Hirshbe.rg, Hollander iCo. ' s Art Department Hrtists ' Supplies ana Drawing material Pictures, Frames and French White China 334 N HOWARD STREET BALTlMORIi, MD. THOMSEN CHEMICAL CO. KALXIMORK, !»I1». Headquarters for Spraying Chemicals ManufacIurcTs " Proptietors of Kil-0-Scale Bulletin No. 178 of New Jersey Agricultural Experi- mental Station, on pages 4 and b, says regarding KIL-0-SCALE ; Headquarters for Pyrography Burnt Wood Material SEND FOR CATALOGUE .soluble mamifji tiuii.li. . lllnsi ' the CSS kliiinn olilv U Uu ' At litlif s -il.liii ' j .III iMiage, killed all larvae. reccTii sets and brrediiiK adults, leaving only some nf the halt-Krowii scalusas |Ki.s.sible survivors. Some trees n-eeivrd U o applications, scalding the foliage more severely, but leaving fruit buds tniinjured on peach. The scales were as nearly exterminated as any application can aecompli.sh such a result. " GRIFFITH . TURNER CO. BALTIMORE, MD. Sole Agents for KIL-O-SCALE 0©0©3(D®©0®GO©S0GXiX3S®0©QGX3®OeeX9Oe0(SOOCXIXX;G GEORCB J. TURFi, EI-SON THOMAS TURNER £ THOMAS Insurance Agents and Brokers NO. 2 E. SARATOGA STREET, BALTIMORE, MO. MILLER FERTILIZER CO. ' S HIGH GRADE FERTILIZERS GIVE THE BEST RESULTS. SEND FOR PRICES. MILLER FERTILIZER CO., 216 N. GAY STREET, Baltimore, Md. STATIONERY IN COLLEGE COLORS W.F.ROBERTS 728-730 15TH ST. WASHINGTON. D. C. Diamonds and Colored Gems set in all the Popular Designs. In our itock will be found all the latest novelties for presents of all kinds, at lowest prices. . Watches of all kinds, Dainty Jewelry, Sterling Silverware, Gorham Plated Ware, ( " locks. Bronzes, Lamps, Fine China, Cut Glass, Knives, Forks and Spoons at prices to meet com- petition Gold and Silver Medals, Badges, C lass RingsforSchools, Colleges and Societies, are made to order on short notice. Welsh Bro. Co., 323 N. Charles St. Both Phones BALTIMORE, MD. New and Desirable Fabrics in Men ' s Suitings are always to be found in our splendid assort- ment of Woolens at B. Weyforth Sons, Tailors, 217-219 North Paca St., Ballimore. Md. ESTABI.ISHKD IS. ' il. lEimer Hinenb 205-21 1 THIRD AVE, M_ VnA Cor. isihsi. iNew I orK Importers and Manufac-tiirers of C. p. Chemicals and Reagents Chemical, Physical, and Scientific Apparatus. Assay Goods. WE HANDLE THE BEST (IF EVERYTHING NEEDED FOR A LABORATORY. J. S hap p trio iii;aij;i: in ATHLRIIC GOODS GUNS, AMMUNITION, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, ETC. Cor. 9th and D Streets, N. W. ESTABMSHKD 1X92. STEPHEN LANE FOLGER ISO IJROAIAVAV Ni; v VouK Watches. Diamonds, Jewelry Club aud College Pins and Rings GOLD AND SILVER MEDALS. 0. 0. SPICER 938 l ouisiana Avestue VASlIIN(i ' l ' (iN. II, (■ Produce Commission Merchant GROCERS ' SPECIALTIES Wholesale oiil? Established 1872 Incorporalt ' d 19U1 c. m. Bell Pboiograpbic Company 463 and 465 Pennsylvania Ave. WA. lIINGTON, D. C. ©©©0O 5XiXS©®®eX3©6XIXE©®0 S©eX3 L00© i PLATINUMS i OUR SPECIALTY Special Inducements to College Students Harrison s Nurseries OVER ONE THOUSAND ACRES Millions of Jtpple Trees, Buds and Grafts, one, two and three years. Peach, one year from Inid, Pear, buds and grafts, Plum. Cherry, Grapes, Currants, Strawberry Plants in season. Send for Catalogue. You are cordially invited to come and see our Nurseries. Will gladly show you what we have. J. G. HARRISON SONS, NURSERIES. BERLIN. MD. SAKS COMPANY I ' ciuixjil tniiia Acemie and Seventh Street, Wanliington, D. C- We make a specialty of YOUNG MtN ' S CLOTHING— giving tit and style that is obtainable nowhere else ■.■.■. ' ■■.: We ' re headquarters also for everything in the SPORTING and A rHLETIC GOODS line. Always lowest and always the best. GEORGE H. CALVERT CoLLKdl ' : l ' ARh . . .VAIi ' VLAXJ) GENERA L MERCUA NDISE BEST QUALITY OF (U)ODvS, AND VK (rIVH YOU FULL WEIGHT . FULL MEASURE . LOW PRICES Jno. Schoenewolf £ Co. WHOLESALE GROCERS. IMPORTERS AND REFINERS OF SYRUPS AND MOLASSES. KM) and 1()2 S. Howard Street and :)()! W. Lombard Street. We ha- ' e Both Phones. PROPRlErORS OF Home Baking Powder, Home Com Starch, Syrups: King Bee, Bouquet, Excelsior, Maple Drip, Gold Medal, Old Time, Old Gold, Favorite, Orange, White House and iJaisy. P. R. Molasses: San Jose, San Jaun, Mayaguez, San Carlos, Pride. N. O. Molasses: Cedar Grove, White House, Woodstock. Market Garden E. J. Peas, White House E. J. Peas. Com: Queen ' s Taste, White House, King Bee. Flour: Syndicate, Royal Roller, Paradise, White House, Centennial, Silver King. Cigars: Lone Chief, Fan, Buffet, Spanish Gem, Balto. Brownie, Pioneer. AGENTS FOR— Taylor ' s Ham; Country Club Maine Corn; iJuffy, Mountfort Greenes Diamond Seal Vinegar; Thomson Taylor ' s Diamond Brand Coffee; Royal Blue Cigars. WASHINGTON EUROPEAN PLAN Woodward Lothrop DRY AND FANCY GOODS . MEN ' S, WOMEN ' S AND CHILDREN ' S FURN- ISHINGS . TOURISTS ' REQUISITES BOOKS. MAGAZINES . CARD AND WEDDING ENGRAVING . MONO- GRAMS.DIES.FINE STATIONERY, Etc. It IS our pleasure to answer proinptlu all correspondence. giving latest and best intormation. Samples tree. No catalogue. C. P. Mt. Vernon Itifl3-W Maryland B-Sltil Ji Place for M. Jl. C. Boys Motel Xlennison 117 W. LOMBARD Street BALTIMORE, MD. W. B. TENNISON, Proprietor Established 1868 Cieor e P. VVilliar t Son Commission Me.r -.luints and Dealer-, in FLOUR, GRAIN AND HAY N «s. 9 ami I I l. Camden Streetf Batliiiiore, Md: Members of the Nahional May Assix ' iation liEPMESEN I 111) B ' li. BLAKI-:. The Chas. H. Elliott Co. The Largest College Engraving House . . in the World Works I 7th St. and Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Commencement Invitations and Class Day Programs. Dance Programs and Invitations, Menus, Class and Fraternity Inserts for Annuals, Class and Fraternity Stationery, Class Pins and Medals (write tor catalogue). Makers of Superior Half Tones. KEEP THE HOME COOL By doing all the cooking on a Perfection Wickless Blue Flame Oil Stove. ECONOMICAL, SAFE, CONVENIENT aud RELIABLE. The most satisfactory Kerosene Oil is " ALADDIN SECUEITY " Always ask for il under above name STANDARD OIL COMPANY Z. D. BLACKiSTONE, FLORIST. 1 4th and H Street, Northwest, Washington, D . C. Telephone 2 180. IVM. J. C. DULANY CO. L E R C H BROS SOUTHERN SCHOOL. SUPPLY HOUSE. COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PROGRAMS. ALL KINDS OF PRINTING, STATION- ERY AND INDEX BOOKS POR USE IN THE CLASSROOM. THREE HUNDRED PLEASANT STREET BALTIMORE, MD. MANUFACTURERS OF HARNESS, SADDLERY. COLLARS. ETC. no, 112 AND 114 HANOVER STREET, BALTIMORE, MD, SADDLERY, HARDWARE, BOOTS AND TURF GOODS. FREDERICK D. HALL COMPANY FINE STATIONERY and ART NOVELTIES 207 N. CHARLES STREET, BALTIMORE Hall ' s 14 K. T. Hall ' s Gentleman ' s Plate and 50 En- Gokl iMuintaiii Pen, Correspondence Paper raved Cards, latest (jnaranteed, $i.(K). and Knxelojjes, st -le scri])t, $i.on, ])L ' r h(.i. , 50 cents. Correspondence Invited. Sample Book of Paper on Request. CHAS. H. STANLEY, ATTORN EY-AT-L AW. 400 EQUITABLE BUILDING, BALTIMORE, MD. RESIDENCE, LAUREL, MD. ALL KINDS OF Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Ever- greens, Etc. GROWN AND FOR SALE BY Franklin Davis Nursery Co. California Privet Hedge Plants; Send for descriptive catalogue Special Attention to Landscape Work in all its Branches SPRING SEASON: MARCH, APRIL, MAY. FALL SEASON: OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, AND DECEMBER. Offices, Baltimore and Paca Streets C. p. Phone. Ml. Vernon, 5442. Maryland Phone, 984. AGENTS WANTED. Willinm H. Moore, WiUiam H. Moore. Jr_ Charles E. Moore, W. H. MOORE Co., COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Grain, Hay, Straw, Seeds and Produce. 307 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md. Everubody Likes Berwanoer Co. ' s CLOTHING. Remember the new location, 8-1 0-1 2 E.Baltimore St. Near Charles. Benj. B. Owens. Spencer E. Sisco. OWENS SISCO, Architects. 14 WEST LEXINGTON STREET, BALTIMORE. C. and P. Phone, Ml. Vernon, 62(i2. Maryland " Courtland, 13B5. I INT 13 E X . Afivertisements ' A Difference of Opiiiioii A T.etter A Literary Cataclysm All ' s Well That Ends Well , ■ As You Like It " Athletic Association Athletic Association Drawing,, A Tonst A Toast lo Alma Mater ATrueiStory Baseball Team and Schedule ... Baseball Picture , Battalion at St. Louis Picture .. Basket Ball Picttire Basket Ball Skelch and Team Calendar 19(i4-]iiori Class ' or, College Athletics ( ' cillege Buildings College Ode Commissioned Ofticcrs ' picture Company " A " Picture Company " A " Roll Company " B " Picture Company " B " Roll Company " C " Picture Company " C " Roll ... Dedication Dedicatory Piclure Development ol the Y. M. C. A. Kditorial Board Editorial Board Pietin-e Favorite Songs Koolball Picture Football Schedule Football Team I ' .iii.-. Freshman Class Kull Good Luck to Xaughtj-six History of the Class of llii. ' i History of the Class of r.iin: History of the Class of liiuT . History of the Class o[ I ' JOS How to Keep Yoinig Men on the .1 unior Class IMcture . Junior Class Roll ... Junior Grinds June Ball Organization .lust for Fun Members of Our OrcHiestra 1R1-19S Midsummer Night ' s Dream 14s-Itii 129 Military Department M i:i ' .;-13ii Morrill Literary Society Drawing .si ' .HMU Morrill Literary Society Sketch 84.8. ' ) 171 Much Ado . boHt Nothing 60-62 ]i;:!-lfi3 New Mercer Literary Society Drawing 77 114 New Mercer Literary Sociely Sketch 7 ' .i-X0 10.5 Ode of the Cla.ss of 1905 3I HI officers of Companies (Ifi i;;ii I )tticers and committees of Rossbourg Club . . . •• »7 l.v. ' -lni (itlieers and Faculty of Instruction 63 n. ' i officers and Members of New Mercer Lilehiry nil Society 7S 97 officers and members of the Morrill Literary 1 ' 2U Society .S2-,83 l ' .!l-122 Oratorical Association of Maryland ColJcges IW 59 Orchestra Picture 103 l.VL ' S Our Mess Hall 137 liiC-liiT Our trip to St. Louis .. 95-101 7 Preparatory Class Roll . . .i7-58 ]i;9-17i» Preface 6 i;7 Presidents of the Faculty and College 146-147 7. ' ) Program of Public Exercises 150-153 74 Prophecy of the Class of 1905 31-37 71 Rossbourg :lub Drawing .s.s 70 Rossbourg Club Sketch ,S9 73 Senior Class Drawing .13 72 Senior Class Roll vj 8 Should a Boy Play Football 111-113 9 Song of the Editor 144-146 . 93-94 Sophomore Class Roll 49-.50 11 Staff Picture 65 ID Stalisticsof the Class of 1905 154-1.55 140 Statistics of the Cla.s.s of 1906 1.56-157 110 Students ' Quarters Picture Sfi 109 Staff . ini . 108 TennisTeam Picture.. 123 52-.54 The Battalion ii9 47 " The Clubs " drawiuK 76 ■29-30 Things That Happeni ' d 172 tl-4B Things wc Hear 1 12-143 .51 Thoughts Concernii ' g oviiior 124-125 .5,5-.56 Track and Field Team .. 117 164-16.S Track and Field Team Piclure lis 411 Track and Field Team Sketch 119 :: ' ,l " Wanted " |i,l 4.S What They .Say l;ls 12S Words and Phnisi ' s in Everyday Cse . 139 131 Y. M. C. A. Officers and Committee 1904-19115 .. 9! UNIV OF MD COLLEGE PARK J 3 m3D oombbii 1 OJ no - £ t 2o0526 -pi. 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