University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry - Bushwacker Yearbook (Kansas City, MO)
- Class of 1918
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Text from Pages 1 - 152 of the 1918 volume:
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Gharles Channing Ellen
An American among Americans-
A teacher among teachers-V
A man among men.
llr. Charles Channing Allenls life exemplifies how
far a man can forge his Way unaided in this jungle we call
civilization. To him we dedicate this our 1918 Annual
in earnest token of our admiration and esteem. On
Memory's tablets it is written down, he was our teacher
and our friend.
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MID CONTINENT PUBLIC LIBRARV
maui! nun dcsigncd lui junior M ulkey, :md if
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zilenr :iw forcibly to bear in Dentistry
zilulv nizirk fur himself in the esthetic
Ura .rx-Jw-1 . l1"3:1,1'1S r'U?35.Ni Liljgg,
, A mx my umm Curfew The OIUY' 'W""f""Eif""""
JOHN GRIER CHRISTY
H. L. BARNES, Advertising G. P. XVILLIAMS, Circulation
R. L. HENDERSON, Advertising C. R. XVILLIAMS, Circulation
XV. C. LIGHT, Advertising
HERBERT M. CULVER
R. O. LANE C, A. CRABB S. B. JENKINS
G. F. BENSON '11 j, BOONE
J. L. BLOOMHEART R. A. ERICSON
C. N. JOHNSON, Chicago, Ill. S. GOLDENSTEIN, Chicago, III.
C- B- REED. Topeka, Kan. C. I.. HUNGERFORD, Kansas Ciry, M0
. zfirtmil zitizzfpf The OI01' AVine!2vn-Elzhlewl
LTI lt Dljtil-I presented to you as a tin'
ished volume, we doubt very much that
your criticisms will give us cheer: and
in summing up our effort you will say,
"tinished but ineoinpletef' VVe do not offer you muen
food for thought. :ts we trust that the past year has
been sufficiently ntonopolized by work and study. so
thztt you may welcome this work of ours as Zl relaxunt
to :1 tired :md worn condition, not only at this time, but
:tt :my future dztte when seemingly insurmountable ob-
stzteles are met, or your business increased to ZllJllOl'll'lZll
proportions, XXI- have endeavored to give every
student his just deserts taceording to our judgmentl,
:md should he feel slighted he must attribute it to his
own negligence in not supplying the material.
lf you :ire disszxtishecl or disappointed, comfort your-
self with the thought that this will be our last zilteniptg
if you :ire pleased. have 21 smile with
Kansas City Dental College olaf Nmffff E Khmer'
OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION.
DR. J. D. PATTERSON ,...,..... .... ,...,... I , resiclcnt
DR. J, G. HOLLINGSVVORTH ,... .... V ice-Presiclcnt
DR, C, C. ALLEN .,....,.,...... ....... S ecrctary
DR. YV. T. STARK .... .... T reasurcr
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
DR. XV. T. STARK. Clmirman
DR. J. G. HOLLINGSXVORTH DR. A. I. MCDONAI D
DR. J. D. PATTERSON DR. C. C. ALLEN
DR. VV. T, STARK, Chairman DR. C. C, ALLEN, Secretary
DR. J. G. HOLLINGSXYORTH
Kansas Cily Dentnl College Olaf N teen'EizMem
Isn't This Fine?
The following men, one hundred twenty-four out of an Alumni of nine
hundred eighty-five, are commissioned officers in the army. A record hard to
Alquist, L. E.
. .-Xllshouse, H. A.
Bailey, C. H.
Baker, R. H.
Benson, K. A.
Benton, A. L.
Berkeley, L. VV.
Bohl. Chas. A.
Brown, J. A.
Chapin, M. R.
Cheek, C. A.
Cheney, R. H.
Collins, A. L.
Crawford, B. H.
Crawford, W. L.
.Cronkite, YV. L.
Crook, G. J.
Dampf, P. M.
Dandey, V. E.
DeWolff, C. A.
Dillon, E. L.
Duckworth, T. C
Ericson, H. L.
Everett, H. L.
Faulkner, F. J.
Ferguson, VV. E.
Field, J. M.
Ford, G. E.
Gibson, E, H,
Coodw n A. R.
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Hagenbueh, F. G.
Hannah, C. B.
Hansen, E. C.
Haynes, T. M.
Hill, XV. R.
Holmes, M. H.
Hunt, VV. VV.
Iohnson, E. F.
Kagey, D. F.
Keeling, C. XV
Kennedy, J. D.
Kieser, C. V.
Kile, C. S.
Lacy, H. L.
Laffoon, G. M
Lawson, Chas. VV.
LeCuye1', A. F.
Lewis, H. N.
Litty, F. L.
Logan, F. F.
Long, R. A.
Lowry, H. H.
Lucas, H. T.
MeBeth, G. V.
McCroskey, J. C.
McFarland, H. F.
McGrath, L. F.
McKim, E. T.
Maddox, R. C.
May, R. R.
Moore, nl. R.
Moore, VVm. A.
Need, W. B.
Netherton, J. XV.
Perrin, Mark H.
l'rosser, F. H.
Reed, C. L.
Reed, W. C.
Robinson, R. H.
Rowland, E. H.
Rush, XV D.
Schwartz, P. VV.
Shadburne, j. T.
Shafer, M. B.
Shaw, B. E.
Simmons, A. C.
Smith, R. O.
Spencer, P. G.
Stewart, L. XV
Stubbs. H. L.
Swain, E. R.
Treasure, C. B.
Tye, T. H.
Voshell, Milo M.
NVebb, VVm. C.
VVilliams, C. R.
XVyatt, L. W.
Kunsnx L1fylJrnAalCuIIf'g1' e Ninefeen-Eighiun
"If we would soc the rulmr uf nur future we must luuk it
' in ilu' present: if we wwulrl gaze lrll tho star uf nur destiny wc
must hulk for it in our I1l'Tll'tS,u
j. D, l1,X'l"I'IiRSON, D.I7.S.
Kunxax any uma: Cnilege Tb 9 010 r Nnmw.-Erghzm
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,l- IJ. I':X'I'TERSON, IJ.lJ.S.. Dean.
hkznxax my flew: cuufgf Th e Q10 r .vinmen-Eignzm
Fred Hccker, D.I3.S, E, H. Skinner, M.D.
F Wcmer Miller, D.D.S, Frank I4 Ridge, ALB-, MID.
MEMBERS OF FACULTY WHO ARE COMMISSIONED OFFICERS NOW SERVING IN THE
U, S. ARMY.
Ph. D. W- J-
J. D. Griffith, M.D.
D.D.S. . H. 1.
I aning, M.D, Martin Dewey, D.D.S., M.D
T. B. Magiu, D.D.S. c. c
. Hornaday, B.S, C, L.
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Hugh C. Smith, LL,B.
H Wilson Allen, D.D.S.
B. L, Hooper, D.D.S.
J. V. Conzett, D.D.S.
W. H. Tuttle, D.D.S. ! B' Below- M-11
Dayton Dunbar D.D.S.
J, W. Nixon. M.D. G. T, off, A.B., NLD
A. T. Chapin, A.B.
Kansas Cm-Deiira1CoI1e,-ff The OIG7' Nineiven-Eighteen
Analogy Between Children's and Students'
S. tl1ll.Dl2NS'l'l2IX, l7,lT.S., Clllfklitl, Ilnlu
The happiest time of our life is chiltlhooel, and
every sensible man timtls the highest pleasure of his
life in the time of his schooling.
Not every chilcl reaches that state of mental de-
velopment when it can appreciate the care-free time
when it was sheltered by clear mother's love, anal
not every aclult can justly appreciate that eventful
time when he was getting his education,
VVe begin to see the charm of the happy school
tlays only when we come face to face with the
soher reality of life,
livery student pictures his future as very promis-
ing. Armecl with all the knowledge he neetls, he
sees himself well untler all kinrls of trials. But
much, however. clepencls upon circumstances.
liven a hirtl hitles its heazl uncler its wing when the
weather is too rough, :mtl mayhe with a sigh it re-
calls that happy time when it was safe unrler the wings of its tentler mother.
And our young cloctors often come face to face with harfl. eomplieatecl
problems and then they turn their thoughts to the happy past when the Pro-
fessors woultl help them over rough places,
Some instructors will offentl their stutlents hy the somewhat coarse tone in
which thev talk to them. Not so with the K. C, D. C. Faculty.
lienevolence, as l remember, reignerl supreme there. The sturlents worketl
at clinics, not heeause of cliscipline, hut hecause they loverl and respectecl their
clemonstrators as well as other instructors,
The following will throw some light on the attitutle of the Professors towartl
the students: '
1,1 the year 101141 the writer asketl the Dean to he aclmittetl to K. C. IJ, C,
clinie. l was going to pay. hut Dr. ,Xllen granted my mlesire gratis, Dr. Hollings-
Kansas City Dental couegz Tb!! Olaf Nf'1f'ff'1'EfK"'e"'
worth treated me very kindly, according to the sacred teaching, "Love the
At the end of the semester I had to pass a practical examination given by the
Missouri State Board. Dr. Hollingsworth came to me and expressed his pleasure,
and Dr. Allen as a good father was interested to see how I was getting along
in my work with a gold filling, and joyfully exclaimed: "It's all right, Doctor!"
Both Dr. Allenfand Dr, Hollingsworth aroused in me much courage, and I,
following their teachings, successfully passed my examination.
In spite of my having obtained "license" for practicing in the State of
Missouri, I would not leave the congenial college people, and I enrolled as a
Under the inHuence of K. C. D. C., I seemed to have regained my
youth. I would readily have partaken of dancing with the young comrades,
but my gray hair kept me back. I have the most pleasant recollection of all the
Faculty, and thus I received my diploma in the year of 1911.
Because of certain circumstances I had to leave Kansas City and thus part
with the kind and intellectual people of K. C. D. C., and move to Chicago, where
they required the Black system of cavity preparation. My school again came to
my aid and the demonstrators reviewed and familarized me with this system. I
successfully passed my examination in Chicago also. And thus I am far away
from dear old K. C. D. C., but am near to it in spirit and think of it often.
Thanks to the occasion of the Third Annual of K. C. D. C., I take the pleasure
of congratulating and expressing my most sincere wishes to all Professors for a
long and happy life.
My regards to the Alumni brothers and student-body of K. C. D. C.
r mm 1,11 v llru1ulCnIh:ge The Qlg 7' Nmmen-Eighreen
Mary wus xi little lass
XVh0 hurl some pretty m-vlurs:
Her man. he was 21 D.D.S,,
:Xml what flo you think he ml hor?
Mary, if your love's not cold.
Please let me drill your molars
S0 1 can till them up with gold,"
Anil this is what he tol-hor,
Mary is an ulcler lasS5
She has no pretty molarsg
For she lovccl that D.D.5.
:Xml cli4l just as he tol-her.
-M. S. OTTIEN,
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J. .mr mum: College The Qlqr Ninfreen-Eighrm
Senior Class Officers
THOMAS Ii, KEYES ,.,. ....,.. 1 wresident
J, IJ, CROXVIJIQR ...,. ..,.......,. V ice-Vrcsiclcllt
I, R. KRAMER ...., ,... 5 ccrclary and Treasurer
Rf PHERT JORDAN . .. . .. ..,, SCI'QC3llt'2lIA.'XI'I'l1S
Adams, Blythe Raymond, Knobnoster. Mo.
I'i-osthutism shark, Stands for no lnirsclglqy in Ict-un-es,
:iltlinugh nn instructor in n l':irkvit-w rnlinu auzirlcnig:
always gi-fills fi from sent :intl pinifnmres the lectures
with scnsililc questions.
Anderson, Clarence Andrews, liziyton lawn
Slow and siczidy, sure to :irrivt-3 possessed with-rock-
riblicd, lirziss-liouncl, clipper'-lmttoniccl, double-riveted
determination to win out, Ex-soclliiistcr, His honesty
and slnhility is only surpasst-d liy his mainly lieauty.
Brown, William Raymond, Kansas City, Mo.
Pulcliritudc is his distinguishing characteristic. Ur.
Blillcrk riglu-hzunl man and liodygunrd. Lady fancicr:
he always looks: voiirmisscui' ni hosiery and the terpsi-
Buchanan, Floyd William, XY:i1'rc-iislmrg, Mo.
lluil fellow wcll mer. Kind hearts are more than coro-
ne-ts. For liiin :ill doors arc flung wide. Original ideas.
l'lie Hr-st man to successfully swngc n cusp lor a crown
from ciglitccn-kaimt solder.
Buckner, Charles LaFayette, Mnynardville, Tenn.
"'l'hc little fellow with thc full-moon face."
-"llc l:min's, and knows that he knows: listen to
lum. Caine down from the Tennessee hills where
real ingn grow. 'Is heavy on :inntomy and :A disciple
of Cupid. President of thc P. A. Club.
Case, Alonzo Earle, St. Joscpll, Mo.
'-I l. Lf"
1'ziami:1i-lsr Nlrmlur of lliminnreuticzxl Association.
lmvlviul ui.vl.i-'. mu' nmsiuil zihzlxty: has xi clinstin-
4,,rNhr.l ,-Nie.u,iiuc slr-spur za uziriipr-i'eil Clmrhe Chaplin.
Casey, Walter Emmett, Delphrms. Kan.
I sr-l my mlhiw the puhiu- Lum thu fnrmi. Ur-uzisinnally
-Vi-mls :i Shim-lay night :n home-.
Chalmers, Arthur Board, Kansas City, Mo.
1918 Sr-ll'-1-Uinxueilcui, 12-cylimlur. valvcvin-head motor.
'I'r.nem'iul :wrist on thc side, Irish pompadonrs a spec-
mllyg wise: Tim Sullivan :is ri lmrlucru- model, ls conceded
nv he flu- ni-,sr "li1ii'lmmis" 0per:mn- in collage.
Carman, John Allen, XVcston, Mo.
r'1.m.wi.,,. 1,11-Y.,-.ml f1Q:.a-grimy rpmi. 1100.1 parlia-
nmmrm, uzwl.,-N fr.-.Wir me mimun. Voliticinii, City
Ilzrucmry on grmcl slums :mal high-rluss cziharcls. Cares
umhing lnr cxpr-nu-sz says he has plenty of them,
Crabb, Claude Augustus, 'l'f,vpckzi. Kan.
lmgmlirfl mnrril--l mm, ammhlr-, fricmlly. Always
mln-s umm. ilfvsc r.l-rrrvcr. gmnl hslcner, most highly
M-sl-cr-rrfl mm, in flu- 1-11.-.. N1-vi-1 gots flikmnmgefl or
.lvl :il Minh.,
Crowder, joseph David, Pittsburg, Kan.
Lliw l'i'cximlciit in lfrur-hmzui yvur, Vliarlimcisl, upli-
ixifst, rlipliiinnt. liejoiuca wilh 51m in your triumphs mul
syniziiithivus with you in iiiisinriuiie. Get a fcw min-
nttw with him if ynu are up zigriinst il, or hlue, ui
Culver, Herbert Meriel, Yzitt-s Center, Kun.
L':irmuiii5t, His 'mini-mimi is the "C-irl he lcfi Iw-
hiiitl him." .Xharulutcly rlvspumhilvlu. llis word-is :if
goml :if guhl. lun learnt. llzu cmulm-lerl research in pur-
nffincs, gziwliuc, etc.
Cundiff, Craig, Maryville, Mo.
Rolls the hunes only when umlcr unestliesin. l7mflnr
C'4mzcll's umlurstnmly. Snhl "chair keys" to the juniors
in tliuAln1ii'm:ii:y ui twenty-Five cciitg Crack plate man.
"His init-e it triir :mtl very fair: his beauty made mc
Eberhart, Lester Carl, King Ury, Mo,
I l'ug.:ilist. wieltlci' of thc imnhlul sliikcs. "They gn wild,
amply wihl, over me." Tiniiil. mlilficleiit, retiring, mod-
est. Is gzmic to do anything mice amd can do il well,
Elliott, Frederick Chesley, I'i1tsImui'g. Kun.
l'lv:u'ixi5ir'ist, t-licniiat. Iiiimvs his stuff, can tell it
:intl use- il. l'rize stuclunt of lhv: 'IX Class, specialist in
uvcrylhmpz. mzistci' of the siuiv. 1 Has nttninmcxits too
imnicrnne lo incntimi. bccainsu hm' ix :in incessant wnrlccr,
Euler, William Henry, Topeka, Kun.
l....,.l1 1.1..-uiir-ini ahznk :mil mlm-monslrntor of me
1:14-rkahg xyurih lh-1-luv of high 1-crm-rl fur abkiug
pl-riml-nr qiwfrum-. 'illwnyw right in she middle oi
iviiws' I. ii.-iw Niiiriml uhh ahmim- work.
Evans, Irvin Snyder, Park City, Utah.
Xlmrr. lhungln hi- fzlvurilc wlfc lun-I: with him laat
yuzu. lx gi-ful unrh -older and hlowpxpcz can fairly
him- hh umm- with is. He jiigglex it.
Fox, Raymond Ludwig, Kansas City, Blu.
Collin, miiali, .-iirmaxi. .sprraniam H. mending to
imxx imQai.QW :lair-hi. xwiri. rffamhi. A-xl.-. rox. will
,mi ,iif-N gl-i my .m .mm of L-m.ii,:"--l'.-Ur. Ifmfj.
Fulton, Herbert Simon, Ht. Vernon. Mu.
Um he Ir-il in il., Jmyihiug, hut uamnm hu flrivcn. ln-
rmrlm-url chi- lfirlhfi-imm'4 lmml-1-4.141-. 14001-canal
-in-L-izllin, hub manic :in uxtunsive smmly ui lhcm. llc ia
:i :owl :ill-rmxml mlm, hiil pinitivr-ly ruiinew in admit it.
Gardner, Milton Paul, Clzircmwrc, Oklzi.
uf.. mr mul .J .-hm im jun fin- in :i u..m1.hx huml.
-,,..'...i,,.-N in l,v,..,...im.f fmmi ia11m,1,. Ir willing
v- il.. inmi- ihzm vu.-il-15 whm hr- 15 paul in fl...
Hamilton, LeRoy, Vrzill, Kan.
Kiln umlsrmm, Lxrgu rullegc pxuwlxrc. llcznu llrum-
ur--I, si-'mug .In I pfraiivu I'Jz-mislry--:xml girls.
Hamilton, Swan Clay, Frau, Kan.
lfxlvnsnc traveler. Mal-ces frequent trips buck home
Hardenbrook, Maurice, XYakeHelcl, Kun.
Coucemrznmn is llw secret of his strenslili. lilnuinnres
Q-mupuicifm lw jniling his fmnpeumrs.
Hoffman, Paul Berthold, Ellsworth, Kan.
The bcuz-r lu' lilws you the muzmcr he lrqats you.
"ll, fiertrnfir. 51-u'r-if sn rough." Has pleasing perl
suualily. I'1ffnusvs .4 lmrillmnt career in the profussimm
Husband, Ernest George, Mcl'hersfm, Kun.
Huh, iam "
rw- lmlfrw-sk. ..i mgiixne: rlxrunpinu lung-distance
pin yrzmrsr, Ns I,.,puI.lr wilh H. nu-u :ns with the
Izumi lstrmzg -uuvxuunlr. I-Ins ilu- punsmmlnybtliat
mils mm mm rfwmls XVurL slums mvlrvuluzilxty.
Kehl, Clarence Luster, l'1n'ker, Kan.
XYilhng tu lt-nnl :i lizinal. ls here for lmnsiness only,
.nnl :nlmin it Iiiniat-lf. Always in earnest. nn the alert
fin neu nlczis. 'I'lu-rr :ire six reasons. why he should
in.ilw xi -tin-we -Mis. Kehl :intl Five little Iichlu.
Kells, Herbert LeRoy, XYiclnta. lxzin.
llmfx .iliiuyx in gmnl spirita. Orclwflrzi :mtl lmrnl-
mini. Ilznn-:ng nigutur at the McCue llsinuing Acutlemy.
Iii--kewl :i uhei-l in thu XXX-stern Union service laat year,
If-ll:-ge m':n-tire will he for Sale this Spring.
Keyes, Thomas Patrick, Kansas City. Rlo.
"Vinci l'. ,N."
l'n-Qiflm-in uf thu Senior Clash. Klan nt' lnrnzul gauge
:mil mg L-nlilm. .M ,nm-mill uw he is wtrnng, l.ientenant
nf Imlzve fn mln- Wt-Nipni-1 Station. Ilznl gn-:itxit-xx thrnst
l.,...,, him, f:.,...i ,im-y taller, gn his lun-xt.
Kramer, Leon Roman, Vlziy Center. lizni.
Siivll luziiiluliv. llc Inn wm'lced fur tlvc tlcxnocratic,
M-lpwl -pi-fn :mil in ,ru ilmr uveiylmly luis gi grind
Lane, Ray Orville, lil lit-mf, Uklzi,
li.-i in 1-nlixl in ilwlnnl lim-trxv Culp-. Strong
i-.-1.1-,ini I- milinnneiit nlmin ilu- Niiznnzil Army.
ll .- .. I..-.yum n..,.:.m.,ii..u hi mi L-ngf.,4mg ummm- zmrl
.4 -w....,..:,.i,it- ,.i.i.i., Wi ,,n.t'm..u.i-, .time .. I-mmm
i itnll if .nmti:iul.
Moe, Erik, Vnpuiiliagcii, Denmark.
I'innis1, wlxissnnl, Ilis classmates are amazed al. his
fimrgnrie v.mn-in uf gr-ning through Ins work.
Morrow, Lester Earle, Moulton, Iowa,
Always Oinnls a sm! anmng his friends so that they may
keep hun awake. Sorry you remained in the back-
gnninml and nhnln'l even throw a brick through the win-
rlnn, as nr' feel 3-in are entitled lu mare space in these
Myers, Charles B., Mcinplns, Mn.
I'm'kua-hilliaul shank, liivides thu hmmrs with Ray
lin-nn. llas had srnnm- training in the National Army,
Inu! fan'l rim-cl-lr nlu-ther he lilies it or nut.
McCarty, Joe Frederick, Arkansas City. Kan.
.Fan man un thc Western Vnion messenger force.
Why urn-n'r ynni snlislir-rl In let matters take their course
draft, mr in-iznn-ir?
McCue, Charles Monroe, Cainesille, Mo.
nu ai ,ln-W.-.1 .aan .ii .LN ,xxMy- ...i nn- juli. Cares
ir-1 ima "rn mln' 1,UIn-., Mn i- iiiesisuhlc.
O'l7unnell, john Edgar, lfllswmwli, Kun.
' f.,U,i1i,,. u...'zu
Overstrnet, Vernon Leon, Alva, Ulqlzi.
'K-iluum. lair. mzirrlmf' llis gunna ix ilu'
Im s i mi- -:ill -m:n- Iiwznny, imngiuznivu.
--v Hiking gwivz- Xhvziy- ulieuinl, in-:nf Iii- vlinnls with
ml inxuli- flu: in .Iii-i ihq xili-ur lining, Ili
iw-im 1-n rziillx. Lilxril ln- running in tli
Ninn -1. iirll. vlwinli- hr will my lm.-L flux xprixig.
Pickard, Alan, Kzinxux City, Nlo.
I'iwnlriix in ilu i-In-N in Ylunim yi-mir. Mammal in
Mzixlil-x-bzilI Nlzmn-I my Inter ix-uirm, Ili-:im-ilw-ew
Pugh, William Michael, XYin:l1ita, Kan,
Snail ln lmixlwl ilu- Iuliiurl vi-nrl in his urn- frmn
mi-,lim-L iw sh. mmmmg. i':xnyr1ulrL':il ii? lhu
m..l..- 'im ,mi :,.'m-i- im., Iiillg. -ww.. ,M-X -0
Reed. Robert Garrett, lisiiixzie City. NIH,
l-wuliexi. xvi,iii,.ifi.ii:i-1 nufiiwlliiii-i, .i-iw-MqiXl- in
W,ii,1-,X my ,. .i5,41.m,.-
Sansom, Roy Martin, XVilcox, Neb.
-'l'in-fe, un-fc, Fm. im mimi milk for yon."
Shain, Lorenzo Dow, Atlanta, Mo.
Lightning operator on :interior gold shell crowns!
time, thirty minutes.
Simpson, Vernon Eugene, Cedar. Kan.
"lluw's thzity' Fi has decided to tnkc a plunge into
thc nint:'inmn,:il game. llt-rc's hoping you luck, Si.
Smith, Frank Alexander, Culleoka, Tenn.
Follows tht- Golden Rule and Dr. Holladay around.
Vsurl to he nrcountant nt the Armour Packing Plant,
Means business, and will stand for no foolishness. His
lmrk is worse than his lritc, and he will come around in
wart, Ira Taylor, Blackfoot, Idaho.
"All li,fe's n school, A preparation. nor can we pass
current into zi higher college until we undergo the
lvdium of education in this." llas permanent appoint-
ment with the "cyntex," VVlxat's the use of this new-
fnnglcd vocabulary any way? To l3einonstratori"I.et's
have zu 'recreation' for the gold,"
Sullivan, J. J., Omailm, Nah.
Xll-.ny lm- :i Q-mil Nnggesliuu on tap. XVL'nrs 3- dis-
unfxnii ugh- nf lmiriiil. "llcrc's lhv way we did il up
Tcall, Gordon Leon, Stella, Neh.
"The but ll-swim :i man can learn are from his ovsfn
mistakes." XYcSlcrn llnion daredevil. Rides a twin
nmmr-cycle, IQ .1 woman-hater, hm why the twin-
nmlorcyflei Gxcnl vruneslness of purpose,
Wakui, Dr. M., Tokio, Japan.
Ile 1- u.tIi-mul self-umgciousness, which invariably
nmrli- :hv lxlily grunt.
Williams, Phillip Turner, Atlantic, Iowa.
"Any fuel cam hu uxclusivcg il lakes :x large nature
in he univexeulf' Hel l'hil to show you nhunl your
lu-lxmv work: hu's :ilruaily fmibhed his. The life of all
wrml .u-tivnies :xl the Culomore. Early riserg lined to
1,114.1 ihv. mule: nn lhc farm. Cumpliment hy his
pgmuu: 4'Yi,u :H-Q gmifl fm- a Iinlf fulluw, but not big
.-nmgi. fur ihv ,..1,."
Whitney, Erle, Kumar, City, Mo,
YN. .ilrmv ming- mi- fun of in mlm rvnhnn mir.
Whitson, Lee Farrell, XVinfielcl, Kan.
"Sulnml mx the lengt of my worricaf' Fashion plate.
wullxmp model. henfl vnfxuz. I-:urly
doves on wmdy
Those are the good-byes that
count- the ones you
must say to
in zmlfiimzcfizzvgf The Olaf
The Dusky Twins
Sophia was 21 dusky twin,
lfpliriain was another,
Sophia first saw light of day
.Xml soon she had 21 brother.
Sophia had 21 soprano voice,
lfpliriani sang' in hassg
When these twins sang a duet,
They sure did take the place.
Sophia was Zl weakly child,
lillllflillll was strong,
XYhen they reached the higher notes.
No one would tarry long.
They grew in beauty side hy side,
They lillecl their home with noise
They strove to please with all their voice
like all good girls and boys,
XX'lien these twins were six years old.
Sopliia took the Group.
The Doctor tried all l1e'd heen told.
Hut she had to loop-the-loop.
liphriain thought that he would stay,
lint fialnriel touched his lyre.
Now these twins have joined for Zlyif
The invisible choir.
Sing on ye clusky trouliadours.
Yon'ye sang ere since your birth.
XM: hope your heavenly repertoires
.Xre sweeter than those on earth.
fYUlllIllll'lK'lllS of Slieridzm, l-21wrence, Kansas
'l o lloctor Willis A. Coston. Topn-k21, Kansas
xmas any nfnmicazzege The OIGI' Nf"f'f""Ef2"'f"1
" The Molar"
CI-IAS. L. HUNGERFORDJ D.D.S.
XN'hv is a dental student like a molar? Because he is made to grind or be
ground. I The mills of the Gods grind us allg grind us Ene if we are of the right
stuff, but if not they grind us to perdition. The mill is all one. It is we that
are the varient.
The "Annual" comes timely now as the season of rest approaches and we
are free to follow the Primrose Path or bear bravely onward in Humanity's
Armies. Now indeed is the time to take stock of what we have accumulated
during the past yearg to arrange, assimilate and make it a part of ourselves never
to idly drift until perforce we are compelled to resume our annual studies. Is it
a diploma you are after? Of what use then? A diploma is only an evidence of
probation-a legalized permission to try your strength in the great world where
you will rise or fall on your own inherent worth. Dentistry should not be viewed
as an end in itself, but rather as a means to an endg a vehicle well suited to bear
us along the great Highway where each exploits as best he can the science of
Life and the art of Living. As childish joys fall away, we ever End newer and
keener ones awaiting us further on, even as the crude and awkard efforts of our
first attempts at dentistry give place to the sure touch and skilled decisions of
later years. To the man who really wishes to arrive, to get somewhere, Dentistry,
it seems to me, offers exceptional opportunities. No bit of knowledge will even
be found useless, but sometimes will fit into a difficult situation and save the day,
All of our faculties find in Dentistry their fullest expressiong eye, hand and heart
form an inseparable trinity, to see, to know, and to be able to do, make sympathy
something more than maudlin sentiment. A study of form and color alone
make possible artistic work. The beautiful is ever useful. It is to the mind
what hands and feet are to the body. The truly able dentist symbolizes within
himself all that there is of science and of art, and just in proportion as any
knowledge is neglected will the work of that dentist show defects that he knows
not of. The acquirement of knowledge is the only path that can lead man to
the heights where all Nature is spread out before him-where she makes obeisance
and places her secrets in his keeping. Power comes and all its attending joys,
the power to serve. Seek it now, grasp it wherever found, that future lives may
not find you born helpless and dependent, but a power among your fellowmen-
a power for goodg a teacher and a help to the ignorant and the weak: a joy to
yourselfg a saviour to the race.
Mia i .ri 1a,,.m1c'nr1.-gf The Qlgf Ninermr-Erghrm
J. D, l'.X'l"I'liRSUN, D.D.S.
livery human lui-ing after he comes to mature years finds his mind ofttiines
tlireaded with a myriad of scenes and happenings of earlier years. Be he pessi-
llllSl or optimist. fighting or welcoming it, there will still come hours in which
retrospect will crowd insistently upon hini and demand and receive consideration.
The friends he made-the loves he cherishezlgtlie thousand and one once
potent forces will again flash upon the screen. He will forget the errors and only
entertain those events that give comfort, and which will again bless as they did in
the olden time,
Wliat occurred at the little red school house. the academy or the university,
the friends then made-what they said, what they did-will he recalled and will
bring smiles and tears: like listening to an old and well-loved song described
hy a heautiful pen.
"l'hen comes the hush-there is a crooning of the horns, a lilt of the com-
plaining violins. Then rises the voice-that matchless gift of God sent down for
the hetterment of an nndeserring race-and with the strain, the sweeter because
familiar and anticipated, the invisible presence steals upon me noiseless and in-
sistent, following the singer note by note and momentarily glorifying the same-
ncss of tonight with all the sweetness of a well-remembered yesterday."
May the memory of college days come as the sweet old song, cementing old
ties and giving promise of loyalty to your college, to your teachers and to
"Duty-lore-and a great content."
Kansas city umm Can.-gf T778 OIC T' Nf"t"t""'5ff-"1f""'1
To Be Or Not To Be
C. X, vlt7lIN5ON, D.l1.5,, CIIILQMQII, Il.l..
To he a good student is worth while:
To he a successful graduate is better:
To he a wise practitioner is an achievement:
To he ethical with it all is a triumph.
I know of no calling which offers more in the way of usefulness than Den-
tistry. and I know of no period in the world's history when Dentistry was so
useful as it is today.
The student of the present merely has to reach out his hand and take the
fruits of all the preceding years of effort on the part of men who have gone lfe
fore, and it is salutary for the young man or woman to rememlier this and to
profit by it.
No graduate is entitled to respect who will not exert himself to the utmost to
advance the profession beyond the place where he finds it. He owes this to the
memory of the men who are gone, and to the welfare of those who are to follow.
Effect of the War on Enrollment
li. tl. l,.X N li.
The war and four-year course has shown to a remarkable degree the
decrease in the matriculation of dental as well as other professional students.
lthile the new act of Congress relating to the United States llental Corps will
permit the present students to finish their dental course, the young men antici-
pating a degree in Dentistry have no other recourse than accepting their fate
under the draft act by serving their country in the titanie struggle "For the Free-
dom of the World and Democracy."
The elevation of the standard in raising the course from three to four years.
added to the difficulties occasioned hy the war, has also caused a considerable cur
tailment of matrieulations. so that the dental colleges are now operating with
partially filled classes and face a greater shortage of students for the coniiog
Statistics show that during the past normal times the dental colleges were not
graduating a sufficient numher of men to meet the needs the country demands.
For the good of the public welfare and the dental profession the outgoing grad-
uates should recommend a dental course to their acquaintances not yet of draft
age, of proper disposition and character, who hare the educational qualifications
and tiuancial resources to permit them to enter college. XX? can at least do this
much for our .-Xlma Mater in these times of stress.
1t'tmv.is f,tly17erilt1lCnIlt-'gp' The olar Iv'if12iw1-Efkhfvfff
" Believe Mel'
L'llliS'l'l5li tr. 14151311 D.D,S., 'l'Ol'E1i.X, KAN.
l :tm not in harmony with the sentiment we so frequently hear expressed, that
"the ranks of the dental profession are already over-crowded."
There is now and always will he room for efficient, well qualilied men lll
every calling: the mediocre and incompetent soon rind their level and fall by the
Remember this. no field is over-worked or over-crowded for the original.
ambitious man who is capable of thinking and acting for himself and is not afraid
of hard work, The one who is making the outcry that he has no chance. no ops'
portunity, is he who lacks decision, will-power and pushg he don't and won't take
hold when opportunity offers. Such men will succeed nowhere: all professions
are tilled. :ill avenues are closed to men of this type. So we greet and welcome
the new recruit tot the right kindj to a fertile Field where the "harvest is plenty"
:md the actual lahorers are few-a soil pregnant with the possibilities of fame ant:
fortune. if he is zt resourceful, devoted and untiring worker,
It is too often the ease that one seems to think. after he has graduated. no
further study :md investigation is necessary, apparently overlooking the fact that
the underlying principle to success is close application and a continuous devotion
to the little details in his chosen calling.
It is too often the case that we overlook the fact that "most anybody can per-
form service fairly well: many may do so very well. zt fmt' .rztfiwlzlbv well, hut
the man who not only does his work exceptionally well hut adds to it a touch of
personality, through great zeal, patience. persistence. making it peculiar, unique,
tlistinct and unforgetahle, adding that last indelinahle touch, proves the man of
So let tis not forget that one-sentence sermon that "Genius, the power which
tl2l77les11iorl11l eves, is nothing hut perseverence in disguise."
Kansas City Dental College The Olaf Nineteen-Eizhfwl
C. c, .x1.l.EN, D.D.S.
Patriotism is the fundamental virtue upon which all governments are found-
ed. Without patriotism no government could exist, from tribe or clan to empire
or republic. Men must be ready to give their lives and substance to the preserva-
tion and continuance of that order under which they live, so long as it is pro-
gressive, benign and lovable. Wlieii it ceases to be any of these it becomes hate-
ful and men rebel. When it continues to be of fair promise and progressive:
when it develops human liberty Cnot licensej, and is attacked, men, citizens,
must defend it. The very idea of individual liberty and right to progress is now
in great danger-the direst danger we have known since recorded time. The
liberty-loving people of the world are aroused by a fear of great calamity. The
very foundation of human progress is shaken. It is the time for true patriotism.
The latent patriotism of the Nation is aroused, and the dental profession has
nobly responded to its country's call. Thousands of our professional brothers
have joined the army's ranks and more are ready as soon as needed.
The dental colleges have enlisted hundreds of their under-classnien in the
reserve. The Kansas City Dental College has furnished its full quota. Many of
its alumni and students are in honorable and patriotic service, and we are proud
to state more than one hundred twenty-two bear the rank of First Lieutenant in
the Regular Army and Dental Reserve. One hundred twenty-two out of an
alumnus of nine hundred and eighty-five! Over twelve per cent officers in the
Army. This is a fine record and we doubt if it can be surpassed by any dental
educational school of America. Many have enlisted in the Army as privates in
preference to waiting for commissions, as they were anxious to do their Mbit."
How is that for a record?
Kansas City DentalCnIleBe The glqf ,v,,,m,,,,5ig,,,,,e,,
DR. C. C. ALLEN, President and Secretary.
MISS RUTH PERNOT, Assistant Secretary.
D. C. Lane, D.D.S.
A span of thirty-seven years brings such a rush of memories to my mind
that to attempt to give you a "sentiment for old times' sake" in a paragraph or
two is almost like demanding the impossible. I certainly appreciate the kindly
sentiment in requesting a word from me for the Annual.
The high standard set hy the Faculty in founding the College has always
been maintained, and not one graduate has ever had reason to feel ashamed of
our Alma Mater! It is much in life that a man has had a good father! So also
with relation to the life of a graduate, if he has had a good foundation on which
to huild his professional success.
So here is to our dear old K. C, D. C, for future success!
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JUNIOR CLASS I9 I 7-18
Kansas City Dental College The Qlaf N VIUNYI Ellhfff
Junior Class Officers
. O. CROWDER ....
M. JOHNSON .,... ..
E. K. MUSICK .,,.
A. B. TURK ......
U. W. COBB .,...
. ....... President
.. . . . .Secretary
Kansas City Dental College The Qlaf Nineteen-Eighteen
Adams, J. M.-Coach in dissection.
Anderson, L. F, E,-"Say. can you cash a check for me?"
Armstrong, M. G.-just returned from the U. S. Navy.
Barnes, H. L.-Our Business Manager. I
Bauerslield-An active member on reception committee at annual ball.
Benson, G. F.-Gets the dope for Tm: NIOLAR.
Bibler, M. E.-Received good experience in the Army.
Brown, C. C.-Lab. activities his specialty.
Boone. T. J.-Returned to us from the Army. Good worker on the Annual.
Brookover, H. E.-The money-maker of the Junior Class.
Carter. C. C.-High-chair operator.
Casford. A. J.-Deals in old watches.
Christy. J, G.-VVas a Sergeant in the Army, now Editor-in-Chief of THE NIOLAR
Church, L. E.-Gray's understudy at the VVestern Union.
Cobb, N. W.-Retired Western Union speed demon.
Cochrell, K. L.-"Yes. I'm here."
Coffey, G. M.vA fireman and a noble student.
Condit, E. A.-Our sheep dealer.
Cowan. G. L,-Ladies' man. New job every day.
Crowder, A. O.-Our President,
Cunningham, C. I.-Wfhen the grades are given out, Cunningham. may l sit by you?
Dawson, H. F.-Not yet a man, but will be some day.
Deffenbaugh, E. C.-Lady patients his hobby.
Diller, NV. S.-Has made a host of friends this year.
Duncan, R. R.-A pill-roller at the Union Station,
Dunshee, J. L.-One of our hard workers.
Elliott, O. B.-He has no superior in several lines.
Ewart, A. D.-A dental student and a strong believer
Eyler. G. K.-Lover of old tunes.
Farrell, E. R,-Loves weinie roasts at Swope Park,
Field, O. S.-ls making good with a vengeance.
Fortin, F. D.4Our instructor in French.
Freer, J.-Hardest worker in the class.
Freidinger, R. E.-Recognized as maker of aluminum plates.
Freidrnan, A. H.-The globe-trotter of the Junior Class.
Gartin, L. C.-The girls go wildfabout his hair.
Gilfoil, VV.4"One-dollar Bill."
Glass, A. E.4Has a monoply on lockers in the junior lab.
Glaze, L. N.-Campbells assistant.
Goodhue, R. L.-A frequent caller at the Colomore.
Grier, D. G.-Loves the women, but does not know how to ex
Harper. J. R.-Looks after the sick.
Hatten, C. H.-Collects fares for the Street Railway.
Henderson, R. L.-One of Tin. Mm..xR Staff.
Herrman, L. B.--One of the bright lights in Kansas City.
Hill, D. C.-Our baby. but very nice.
Hoerman, G. H.-'liallest man in school.
in the double standard.
Karim any Umm College 8 OIG 7' -Vfnffffn-Eflhfffn
Hoffman. XY. Ilfjohn AICCUl'lll2ICIi'S rival,
Huey. I.. M.- l'artial to "Tom-y's" chile,
Jacobs, H. F.f"XVhat kind of pie will you have?"
Jacques, H. If.-Soldering expert.
jcssen. XV, C.-Always ill the lab. before IZ.
johnson. Ii. fi.-Noted for his vocabulary.
johnson. J. XI.-In love. but still goes to school,
Kaine. A. A.-Hard job for him to remember where the college is.
Kutrow. J, XV.gI..ikes Army life, but glad to get back.
Light. VV. C,-"The plate is ready. Doctor: have you the teeth extracted?"
Lind. H, J.-Loves to Hll desks with rubbish.
McLeland, R. VV.-Competitor of Hcttingers.
Michael. J, A.-"Shake you a game for cigars."
Miller, G. llfflur representative at Funston
Moore, XV. H.-Looks nice in a dress suit.
Morrison, V. A.f"I'll grow a beard vet."
Mulkey, E, XY.-"I'll tell you how to do that."
Musick, E. K.-Our Secretary and an excellent one.
Neil. Ii. L.-"No, I just made it once."
Newton. XV. F.-"How does this look. Doctor?"
O'C0nnor, Ifliuess he still belongs: we never see him,
Randall. O. I-I.fUne of our handsome men.
Ratliff, J, B.-One of our best workers and a Fine fellow.
Richmond. F. ,-X,f:Xn Iowa product. just came in. Ili-re's I
didly as he has begun.
Reynolds. M. li.-Cannot keep still.
Rickard. M. C,-Instructor in Park College.
Rogers, C. VV,-"If I can't fill it, I can extract it "
Rollings. VV. M.-Mechanic and still at it.
Ryan, F, .Nils he Irish?
Scism. N. ,'X,-"Say, did you see my poetry?"
Seeds. R. R.-"Come to my room. l have everything."
Shields. Li. M.-,X strong advocate of high prices,
Simmons, L. NV.-I.adieS' man, XVorks at Y. XV. C. A.
Stalin, J. C.-Cuiminglianfs right-hand man,
Steward, Boyd-Came to us from Northwestern. Notoriously good-natured.
Stobaugrlt, J, C,-Jeweler: dentistry a side line.
Strode. C. R,-"Say, Andy, are you going to eat?"
Swigart. E. C.-K. C. D. C. in the days, XVolf's at nights.
Swift. I, V,-I am no orator.
Timken, Lvl-Iis words are few, but his deeds are many,
Turk. A, IS,fHandles the money for the Juniors,
VVeight, G, Ii.-VVants order in the lectures.
XVhite, C. IL,-Hails from Chicago U.
XVilliams, C. R.-"I am going' to do better."
XYilliams, Li. I'.+"G0t a dollar for ine?"
ioping he continues as splan
Kansas City Dental Colleg: The olaf Ni,,,1,,,,,.Eiz1,fee,,
NVith doubt and dismay you are smitten,
You think there's no chance for yon, son?
VVhy, the best books havent been written
The best race hasn't been rung
The best score hasn't been made yet,
The best song hasn't been sung,
The best tune hasn't been played yet,
Cheer up, for the world is young!
X0 chance? VVhy, the world is just eager
For things that you ought to createg
Its stores of true wealth are still meager,
Its needs are incessant and greatg
lt yearns for more power and beauty,
More laughter and love and romanceg
More loyalty, labor and clutyg
No chance-why there's nothing but chance!
For the best verse hasn't been rhymed yet,
The best house hasn't been planned,
The highest peak haSn't been climbed yet,
The mightiest rivers aren't spanned.
Don't worry and fret, faint-hearted,
The chances have just begun,
For the best jobs haven't been started,
The best work hasn't been dune.
Troubles and Triumphs
lltDN.Xl.ll F. MUSIIER, ll.D.S.
In the light ot' present revelations regarding oral focal infections, the prac-
tice of dentistry is changing, and will lean more toward the prevention of mouth
and teeth lesions, and irregularities, rather than to the reparation of same.
This will require the teaching and thorough implantation in the minds of our
patients the necessity of constant observation and care on their part, and instead
of waiting until the destruction of tissue has taken place they must have frequent
consultations with a dentist to the end that devitalized teeth and diseased gums
will be the exception rather than the rule.
This leads to the further thought that the place to begin with the teaching is
in the Primary schools so children will have it inculcated in them: then they will
realize the trouble and harm decayed teeth and unclean mouths will produce.
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Acherson, NV. E. t"Swede"l
"l'Jr. Christy, how much water shall I add to sulphuric acid to pollute it?"
Bloomheart, J. L. C"Bloom"J
I cannot give up everything in the way of recreation.
Brown, P. A. C'Pcte"j
His philosophy is a constant source ot' interest and amazement to all classmates.
Buster, C. J. C'Buster"j
Solid. rlepentlalile student. Ile has not been caught at any of his tricks yet. IIe is a slicker.
Chalmers. J. M.
A horn entertainer.
Cooney. G. XV.
"To he or not to be, that is t
Corman. R. W. C'Billyl'J
Off again, on again-will he he gone again?
Croake. D. F. f"Sister"J
In spite of hard struggles and little disappointments, it really takes a vury
college reputation. On the strength of one clever hit of writing he is called
Edwards, R. VV. t"Ed"J
Generally making a pleasant fuss.
Ericson. R. A. l"Eric"J
littlekto make a
Not exactly a marvel of grace, hut erect and supple.
Erway, C. B. f"Cashin"j
Has a violent ambition to follow his brother-in-law's footsteps, who is a regular
Old Faithful. Literarily inclined. IIe has a keen appreciation of the beautiful
Giroux, J. M. f"Jerico"j
You owe it to yourself and school to work overtime to make up for lost time. Dr. Stewart is his
Hildreth, J. F. 1"Edina"5
Too alisorhed in his military affairs to get a chance at any others.
Hollingsworth, F. B. f"Holly"b
.X great name in Dentistry.
Johnson, L. P, fuI..3l11l7HJ
IIas considerahle poise and di
Knower. K. K.
gnity of hearing.
Has a disposition as sweet as the fragrance of flowers.
Loew. I-. G. t"Dntch"J
IYhat is there in a name?
Lucas, J. IV. t"Luke"l
His election does not seem to
McIntosh. F. E. t"Mack"H
Intcnsely eager to win all sorts
Pence, J. H.
VVe hope his ambition will hc g
Powell. J. F.
Motto: "If pleasure interferes
Reber, G. M. t"l'retzel"J
I-Ie should IIooverize on sugar.
Slade, C. IZ.
Hanger! Another Sampson. to
Sneed, G. M.
No speed king, but is a faithfu
Spanton, A. F.
pparently even-tempered, lull
others insist without reason up
VVilliamson, R. VV. t"Chubby"J
Q His room-mate says his snnre
Time will tell.
make him any less
with your business.
bread and meat to
hear him tell it: or
l and steady worker.
rather spoiled. U
on having theirs.
is shriller than an
ratified and all his I
haughty or capricious, or any better content
lard work and careful planning rewarded.
quit your business."
reduce his avordnpois.
, ht-tter still, a cave man.
sed to having his own way. Irritable when
Kansas City Denial College Qla f Nineteen-Eighteen
H. XVILSOX ALLEN, D.D.S.
Hail to the bunch and farewell! Out you are gone and into the most stu-
pendous times in all history. Nations are in the crncible and humanity's future
will be the resulting. Facing as you do the severest decisions, make the greater
good your own. and, such of you as can, enlist to serve your country in this great
crisis. The field you have to work in is practically unlimited. 'l'oday's knowl-
edge of the needs and possibilities your trained skill affords for the restoration
of facial deformities makes of your chosen profession a grand ideal, well worthy
your whole life endeavor. Some of you there are who will make the Grand Sac-
rifice, and the coming generations of your profession shall look up to you as
stars in the darkness of times that were. Klany of the seemingly hopeless among
the case presentations in the base hospitals will have new hopes and new lives
due to the skill and resources of the dental surgeons in their operation for facial
restorations. Pain relief through anesthetics devised, perfected and admin-
istered by dentists will be most potent factors in the minds of those who benefit
by their use to call attention to the good in your profession and ability. lt there-
fore is up to you to so equip and train yourselves that mankind shall have just
cause to be grateful, and we who have tried to teach you shall see that some of the
effort was seed sown on good ground. So, then, forward all. and may the final
call find none of ns slackers. Klay future efforts of yours resound so bril-
liantly that your class will he named as one which made the race and Finished
strong and honorably.
Knnsas Cily omni College 8 OIG 1' Nf"ff""'5f4"'f""
C. C. ALLEN.
Education to be of any real value to a man must be more than the collection
of a lot of facts. It must mean such an intellectual training that the best possible
corordination and use of the facts collected may be made. A man who is simply
a walking encyclopedia is seldom of much practical use to himself or his com-
Better by far have a common-sense understanding of a few things than have
the mind cluttered up with a large assortment of half-acquired knowledge. Edu-
caition should not be separated from character building and development.
A fine, strong character only is a good setting for knowledge, and without it
all is vain and useless.
A man should learn all he can that bears upon or in the direction of a def-
inite end. If he does this he will finally get to be a well-educated man and his
education will become a continuous process and independent of all schools. He
will learn so long as he lives and Find pleasure and satisfaction in his progress.
Wliat is regarded as learning, erudition. or wisdom, is a treasure which
others have won and possessed before us. It is the promise of intelligence, to
investigate causes and origin, to become free from the narrow limits between the
cradle and the grave. VVe become broader, wiser, purer and better for having
learned of what has been. It strengthens our faith and ambition in regard to
the future: we become liberalized, refined and ennobled. By such eating of the
tree of knowledge, the eyes become open, and the man is as a god. He makes the
divinest conquest of the human intellect.-M. N. F0d01'.rjv1'cI, B.S.C., D.D.S., AUD.,
Kansas any Demi College The olar ,vmrm-Eignrwt
nv "Miss RUTH."
"Man is his own Stllr. and the soul that can
Render an honest and perfect man
Commands all light, all iniiuenee, all fate."
Today young men in order to make the most of their ability and become
successful must not stop at a high school education, but must in some way attain
a college career. Circumstances often force the candidate to assist himself in a
measure in the matter of liquidating the necessary expense incurred in acquiring
advanced learning. Such an undertaking requires a strong will-power, self-sacri-
tice and perseverance.
He must deny himself pleasures and is compelled to rely upon his own re-
sources to make himself capable of fighting life's battles in the coming years to
make himself strong and self-mastered. This experience is of much value in the
college course. '
Some students entering lack worldly experience, or have not enjoyed the
responsibility of being thrown upon their own resources in early life, or lacked
home teaching along this line, which deprived them of the self-reliance which
leads to success.
Inspiration must be grasped and absorbed in the primary or secondary years,
and the spark of ambition must be kindled previous to enteringg even when the
ambition exists, and the candidate begins his struggle, his environment must be
of an encouraging nature. His associates must be in sympathy with, and those
who can best appreciate, his efforts,
ln working for others he learns discipline, mingles with various types of
people-some, perhaps, of gloomy, taciturn dispositions, which demands patience
and self-control. Hy noting the weakness of others he improves his character.
His position thrusts upon him the necessity and knowledge of economy as he
plans to place his earnings where he will gain the most benefit. The candidate
learns to think, and. in time. is master of his own mind. He learns to face crit-
icism without being discouraged. and does not sacrifice his ideals to popular clamor
when he is confident he is in the right.
This education is valuable to the professional man inasmuch as he must also
learn to successfully deal with the public.
After the completion of the course, by faithful study and honest labor. he
enters upon a new tit-ld to win. llc realizes the necessity and dignity of labor and
leads men by showing them facts, The strongest characters known have experi-
enced the tire of struggle, toil and disappointment.
Kansas Cay umm college 8 ola 7' N'f'1f'ff"-Eff-'htm'
A Story With a Moral
Once upon a time there was a young man who had an aspiration to become
a dentist. He thought the matter over se1'iously and often visited the dentist in
his home town. He disclosed his ambition to his parents occasionally, and, as the
summer wore on, the subject became a three-cornered affair at the family table.
Finally father hgured out where he could collect enough cash to start the am-
bitious youth on his way to the city and flame lwe mean fennel. Mothers face
brightened, and after looking at her son she went into the kitchen and dried her
tears on her checkered apron.
The successive three years rolled by, and by hard work and much study, as
we ourselves appreciate, the young man graduated.
He had learned many things during his sojourn in the city. The matter of
dress was one of them, and it irked him sorely to think of going to a small town
where so little was known about the ways of the city.
One day he stood at the window of his office and watched a sturdy young
man, whose dress plainly testified that his occupation was of an agricultural
nature. Our hero watched him and decided that although he would be glad to do
some dental work for the farmer, they could never meet on closer ground.
By and by the young farmer's regulations of habit brought him to thoughts
of the care of his dental outfit. He inquired at the bank about the new dentist,
but as our hero had been thinking more of his personal superiority the bank
officials could not vouch for his reliability. So accordingly the young farmer de-
cided to go the following Saturday to the county seat, for he had a threefold
reason for doing so. First, he had a friend there who was the daughter of the
biggest banker in the county: second, the select several were giving a dance that
night: thirdly, of course. were the teeth
Our hero never knew these events. and although it was no secret it never
occurred to his inclosed brain that substantiality was the stand by which the
social pleasures of Greenville were extended.
VVhen, after a number of times, he was invited to go to the meetings of the
business men, the young dentist began to realize that he might feel more com-
fortable if he had more feeling of substantiality and less of self-esteem.
ln the course of events he received an invitation to participate in a wedding
at the county seat, and was greatly hono1'ed to learn that he was to accompany a
certain girl of his dreams. So on the trip homeward in the car of one of his
friends he wondered if the estimation of his reliability was sufficient to warrant
him to broach a very se1'ious matter to the young lady,
Moral: Clothes don't make the man: neither do city ways.
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Supreme Officers 1916-1918
Frzmk G. 11Z1gC1l1ll1C1l. '16, 1':1lL1Ul'Zl, Kim ......,....... Supreme ljrzmd Master
Harry G. 131ac111y. '16, ................. .... 5 uprcme Senior Xx72ll'l1t'11
Esco E. hlordzm, '16, Kansas City. Mu. .. .... Supreme junior XX'zu'c1cn
Morton 1'lc1zbL-rg, Kansas City, M0 .... ...... S upreme Secretary
Fred B. Missa, '16 .............,... ...,.. . ..Supremc Treasurer
C. C. A11cn G. S. Moffat Roy 12. Long' Martin Dewey
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Kansas City Dental Cullege The Ola f Vneteen-Eig 1
Officers and Members
ll. Pugh ....
Reed. . .
Jacques. . .
Dr C. C. Allen
Dr. D. D. Campbell
Dr. R. l.. Christy
Dr. la XY. Miller
ff. F. Henson O.
, . .Treasurer
. . . . .Secretary
.. . . . , .Trustee
A. H. liilhllan
C. H. Hatten
G. H. Hoermau
C, li. XYillian1s
Kansas City Dental College Ola f Nineteen-Eighteen
Benson, G. F.-Big. handsome and reliable.
Buckner. C. L.4Also bin' and a ladies' man. "Obi XVhat's the matter with
Carter, C. C.-Quick, nimble, and a great soldier.
Chalmers, j. M.-Pleasingly plump. One of Uncle Sam's mail men.
Cunningham, C, l.-Long like Lincoln. A telegraph operator.
llberhart, L. C.-Some man! Said to be the strongest one in school.
Field. O. S.-A sturdy corn-husker from Nebraska.
Gray, l.. D.-Of tirst rank in his studies. A telegraph operator and train
Gilflllan, A. H.-Our lchabod, and, like lchabod, he was a school dad.
Hamilton, S. C.--Loves the ladies on the Paseo between dances.
llatten, C. ll.--.VX reliable employe of the Kansas City Railways Co.
Hoerman, ti. ll,-I Jne of those quiet, smooth fellows.
jacques, R. lf.-XX'ill buy or sell anything. Always in the market.
Pugh. XY. M.-XYould sure like to lithograph his classes diplomas. He wrote
this stuff. so deal kindly with him.
Reed, R. G.-Linotype operator on the Star. Subtle humorist.
Smith, F. A.-l le was raised in old Tennessee. The big man in the Cabletow.
XYhiting, H. li.-Peddler of dental goods, and Editor-in-Chief of Hettingerls
XYhitney, lirle--'llas all the earmarks of a successful dentist.
XYilliams. C. R.-Knows all the big men of Oklahoma and steps them "out for
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Delta Sigma Delta
Founded in the University of Michigan in 188
l9 Auxiliaries'-22 Subordinates
Founded in the Kansas City Dental College in l982
Offlcers and Members.
11-R. U. Lane, Grancl Blaster. 17-QX. l.. Pickard, Senior Page.
5-13 H' lnlley, ullmhy MHS' 16-lfrlc D. Mcliwan, Junior
3 lqn ca' lt S '1 Page'
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6KM' 5' Umm' Trzusiufrt 10-41. H. Lexus, Hlstorlan.
4-D11 R. Bl. Seibel, Deputy 12-l.. F. xYl1ltSOIl, Tyler.
1-W. S. Diller
2-H. F. Dawson
7-J. E. U'llonnell
8-li. ii. Huslmanrl
9-Y. l.. l'l2lllCI'SllClK.l
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13-rl, M. -lUllllSi7Il
. Bl, Mcfuc
', Bl. Pugh
Sl-Xl. L. Llgllt
32-nl. li. Nfcljona
25-.X. M. Lyons 33-j. Y. Brown
Z-l-I.. D. Sllillll
25-R. F. Freiclinger, Pledges
26-XV. ll, Moore G. M. Coffcv
27-ll J. Lind 1. B. Ratlitif'
2SiXY. lf. Hoffman F. A. Ryan
. I, Uverstreet
. ti. Reed
A. F. Spanton
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McEwan. E. D. f"Funny"l, junior Page, K
ausas City, Kan.
NVill answer to the call nf either "Funny Face" or "Brown Eyes."
McDonnell, J. H. f"Rusl1,"l, Jefferson City, Mo.
llis fatlhcr is a minister, so Rush says that if he liurls Dentistry too fast for him he will fol
low in his father's footsteps,
Otten, M. L"Ot"D. Treasurer, Versailles, Mo.
Nearly worked himself to death last summer: gained much experience, hut saved little money.
Lyons, A. f"Bert"l, Hutchinson, Kan.
llas no use for four aces or married women,
Dr. Siehel, Deputy, Kansas City, Mo.
llas :i lmy of his own, and has mastered the
Pugh, W. H. C"Billie"J, Wichita, Kan.
Always found in the corner of his lah. tellin
Garrett. F, M, t"Freddie"l, Scribe, Douqla
Dr. Fairies says that he has variegated tons
Swigart, C. C'Swig"D, Cowles, Neh.
XYe don't understand why he lives so lar fr
Ericson, R. A. C"Eric"l, Marquette, Kan.
I am too husy enjoying life tu tind time to
Powell, J. F. f"Ol1 Johnny"l, Moulton. Iow
Has lieen taught to despise cheating in any
McCue. C. M. f"Charlie"l. Cainesville, Mo.
Very popular with the ladies. ,Xlways take
Husband. IZ, G. 1"Jack"D, McPherson, Kan.
"NVell, where do we go from here. huys?" o
Lewis, G. H, Cujudgeuj, Historian, Newton,
A man who says that he has not heen uort
of llarrisan for a month. Can you helieve
Overstreet, V. L. f"Bessie"l, Alva. Okla.
Arrived late this year on account of military
Pickarcl, Alan f"Cuk0o"J, Senior Page, Ka
No, the girls don't worry him hall as had
Whitson, L. F. Q"VVhit"j, Tyler, Wlinhelcl,
'Witty gf, wud," etc,
Slade. C. E. f"King Dod0"l, Clay Center, K
Should have taken nurse's training, as it is
Spanton, A. F. C"Al"D
Gets on street cars and sitys "How much?
Ratliff, 1. B. t"Rat"l
Promises tn make at good man an-1 Q big su
art ol' handling a bunch of fellows as well as his own
g a Yiddish story.
om the city-Fifty-third and Brooklyn,
envy my neighbors.
s notes in lectures.
r "She was happy when we leit the farm,"
h of liiglnh, south of Tenth, east of Forest, or west
it-,lining in Texas. .x gold-lcul s,-wal st.
nsas City. Mo.
as the draft. He's married.
much cheziner and more agreeahlc surroundings.
:cet-s in Dentistry.
Williamson. R. W. CMCl1ublJy"l, Tulsa, Okla.
Forced to admit that he is the hest student
Johnson. E. G. QUE, G."l, Clyde, Kan.
Never can tell whether he is telling the trutl
in the "Red Neck" class.
1 or kidding youg just have to guess.
Kansas any Denial College The Qlgr .vmmm-Eignrm
Ryan, F. A. t"FrankiC"l. Lunernc. Minn.
"Silence is the mark of wisdom."
Cllllfllllgllkllll, C. I, C"Slim"D, Jerome, Ariz.
e's mn' Slim -lim, hut he's a good one and can't he heat.
Brown. J, V. t"Sunshine"l, Cameron, Mo.
lletwecn thu draft and his home-town ambitions. uc seldom see him.
Benson. G. F. t"Bcn 'l. Lawrence. Kan.
.X hig, healthy. guocl-looking lmy, with his heart in the right place,
Lane, R. O. t"l!ully"l, El Reno, Okla.
Our Iirand Xlagtcr. .X Hue fellow with a host of friends,
Gillcy, L. H. t"tiillcy"l, XVorthy Master, Ottawa, Kan.
It has lu-on rumored that he has been dressed in white hy
one would think that he worked every night.
O'lJ0uivcll. ,l. lf. t".laCk"l. l.2lVX.'l'E!llL'C, Kan,
Very studinus-wlxen present. .Xn artistic prevaricator.
Hoffman, l'. ll. t"Hoff"l, Ellsworth. Kan.
Snake dzniuvr, To him art ie aacred,
Revd, R. E. t"lSnh"l. Garnett, Kan.
X'eiy quiet. Moat conscientious wmltcx in Senior Class. llig gun on K.
Shain, L, lb. t"I3ig l'lird"l, Atlanta, Mo.
lla, pugilislic ideas, very often. Ymmgest in Senior Class,
jnlinsun. J. N, f"L'aharet jocul. Eric. Kan.
.Xiiirt-ziiziiifcx would indicate that he I4 a descendant uf l'l'c5ident .leffersnn
Light, XX'. lf t"ltuut"J, lfrie, Kan,
.X grunt lmy im' ltuine. Played the lciuling role at the college danrc.
Xhlllllllllli ti, l'. l"ti. l'."l. 'llU1JL'li2l, Kan,
--sity, ,Vail m'w.- can he wi, xuru 1m.,t.t the girth," mf.-mi,
XXV. S. t"llill"7, Omaha. Nell.
.X icgulal lwait-ln'm:ikcr. hut valxn and unrufflefl aw thu nnnniufs sun.
Huffman. XX'. li. 1"XX'illmur"I, Ellsworth, Kan,
,X lv.-lluu an tall and fair, www--iiig a xnicc xith, rAu.ct. and rare.
Frit-clingcr. R. li. l"l"ritlay"l, Springticld, lll.
A'.X rl:-.tn innulh and lumt-Nt hand uill talte a man through any land."
Mmmrc, XX'. ll. lnlqllllllhi. Kansas City, Mo.
llanil gn-ftwft win-ri is: XX'h:u mfiifn- tar dad it gnlng tn lmy, and what
ilu' Si-uim l'inniV
liani-rs1iclfI,J. I.. l Shilly J. luttcyvillc. lxan.
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llau-run. ll. If Vjuxt l'lain llaruld"h. Cofieyville,
li..ttt..,. -.Q-. "l1.ul tim. H, iw.-..X .N ...t thix ,aaa uf
Linn. ll. 'l'. 1"Iilinulc'AI. lianbas City, Kan.
ibm' ni ilu lf--t nn-n ut- haw. llis work iQ aluays furenmht in hie mind
niunhurs, that he has
the city, and to hear him talk
C. Star staff.
aa he if fond ot' the
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Kansas City Dental College The Olaf Nineteen-Eighteen
Founded in the Baltimore College of Denial Surgery in 1898
22 Alumni Chapters--45 Ac ive Chapters
DELTA RHO CHAPTER
Founded in :he Kansas City
OPEcers and Members.
57-A. B. Turk, Grruid Master. 65-j. G. Christy, Secretary.
52-F. li. Mclntosli, junior 66-A. D. Crowder, Treasurer.
Master. '16-P. J. Brown, Editor.
Active Members and Honorary Members
l-E. R. l":n'rf:ll 22-L. O, Gartin 43-VV. L. Longwell
2-T. j. Boone 23-C. R. VVilliains 44-R. A. Olson
3-R. L. Coclircll 24-Irl E. Jacobs 45-L. D. Gray
4-l.. Tinipkin 25-G. E. Teall 46-J. D. Crowder
Svul. XV. Kutrow 26-Bl. P. Gardner 47-S. C. Hamilton
6-I.. F. E. Amlcrsoii Z7-L. R. Hamilton 48-J. Sullivan
7-Nl. tj. Arinstrong Z8-R. D. Jordan 49-F. C. Elliott
8-H L. Barnes 29-F. M. jamar 50-lj. R. Adams
'Pill A. Conrlit 50-XY E. Casey 51-L. R. Kramer
10-tl. K, lfyler 31-I.. C. Eberhart S8-Erlc Wliitney
ll-F. XV. Hurley 32-H L. Kelis 59-A. B. Chalmers
12-J. R. llarpci' SSAY. C. Medcalf 60-LI. B. jenkins
13-ll li. llrookover .3-I--I. F. McCarty 61-K. K. Knower
14--U ll. Iillintt 35-C. L. Buckner 62-R. XV. Edwards
5-l.. M. llucy 36iY. E. Simpson 63-G. VV. Cooney
I7-l.. XY. Sinnnons 57-C. rl. Cundiff 64-J. VV. Lucas
ISYL. Y. Swift 38-lfl Bl. Culver 67-bl. L. Bloomliearr
lfle-Willizun Ciilfoil ' 59--I. E. Evans 68-R. NY. Corman, jr
.ZH-L. li. Lliiiroli 40-bl. VV. Corman 69-L. CS, Loew
21--li. K. Musick 41-ll S. Fulton f0ij. ll. Pence
42-'lf B. Keyes
. Honorary Members.
Aftwe Members' Q 53-T. iz. nagiii, inns.
50-A--Blartiii Dewey, 3l.D.,D.D.S. 54-R. L. Christe., fills'
I 55-lf. XY. Miller, l'J.D.S.
:umm my Dental College Th 6 O10 7' Nf'1ffff"-E "H"fff"1
Adams, B. R. C"Knolmoster"l. Knobnoster, Mo.
Adams' famous rubber gum cures indigestinn and eorns. Hard worker and smoker.
Buckner, C, L. C"Buck"J, Maynardsville, Tenn. I '
Distiller from Tennessee. Special attention paid to bridge work. Genial chap with voice as
mellow as moonlight.
Casey, XV. E. C"XValter"J. Delphos, Kan.
"Sho' axn a hansuin man." "A light heart lives long."
Chalmers. A. B. fU.'bl'1llll1'lll, 1224 Troost, Kansas City, Mo.
Specialty, tonsorial artist: reference. Sullivan. Assisted Mary .Kun McCarty in her hunt for
clams. "llere's to that most fascinating woman, the widow of some other man."
Corinan, J. A. C",lackie"J, Weston, Mo.
Speeulator, fluent speaker, little lvut loud. "May we seek thc soeiety of women, but never take
away their pleasure."
Crowder, j, D. t"Joe"l, llh. G.. Pittsburg, Kan.
Married, ex-druggist, President of Freshman Class 1915-16. Viee-President Senior Class 1917-18.
"A winning way and a pleasing smile."
Culver, H. M. t"S1ip"l. Yates Center, Kan.
lixtensive maker of rings, including the wedding variety, all for the same girl tit is saidl. "He
sure you're right, then go ahead."
Cnndiff, C. J. t"Craig"l, Maryville, Mo.
Member Ancient Order of llenigned and Malignant Denture Makers. African explorer for Gay-
Eberliartlt. L, C. t"El1er"l, Gilhnau City, Mo.
Former sod-buster. high school graduate: took active part in all eonntry picnics. "A worl-cman
that need not he ashamed."
Elliot, F. C. t"Fred"l. l'h. G., Pittsburg, Kan.
Married, ex-drugfzist, checked and wrung out hathing suits at lflectric l'ark. "And still the
wonder grew, how one sinall head held all he knew."
Evans, l. S. t"Brig"l, Park City, Utah.
Married while in school, ex-miner out where gold glitters. "Don't let inatrimony interfere with
your college career."
Fulton. H. S. t"Doc"l. Mt. Vernon, Mo.
.Xssisted his father. a physician, before coming to school. Lover of phonograph records, Ilnilt
the first steamboat to float on old Green River.
Gardner, Paul C"Deacon"J. Claremore. Okla.
His father a-minister, perhaps that is why he is rather sober. "l.adies' arms our recompense,
our arms their defensef l'all in, girls.
Gray. L. D. C"Louis"j, St. joseph, Mo.
lix-Grand Master, NVestern l'nion night manager at Twelfth and 'l'roost. Always busy. t'Nn
thoroughly occupied nian was ever yet very miserable."
Hamilton, L. R. t"'l'wenty-hve"l, Cullison. Kan.
llead of cla-ss in radiography. "The successful man in business is the one who knows how tu do
things he hires others to do."
Hamilton, C. t"Swan"l, Cullison, Kan.
llas more patients than Carter had oats. lf energy was a dollar, Swan would be a mint,
Jenkins. j. B. C",lenks"l, Tulsa, Okla.
Married, ex-schoolmarxn, ineinher school and Psi Omega quartet, secretary 'lirnth and 'Varsity
Telephone Exchange, connecting the outside world with Pumpkin Center.
Janiar, lf. M. t",laininer"I, l'h. C., Lonoke, Ark.
Married, ex-druggist, Kappa Sigma, l'resideut llookworm Society, nienilier of Order of lleu-
Jordon, R. D. t"Bob"j. jewel City, Kan.
I-ood things are generally found in small packages. This way, Robert. lisplnrer of South Side
Kells, Herbert t"HcrlJert"l, VVichita, Kan.
First year in Dentistry at Northwestern llental College, Clarinetist, dancing teacher, l'si Omega
and school quartet. ".Xll's well that ends in a rough house."
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Keyes. 'If Il. 4"'I'uin"J, Kansas City. Mo.
Iliculvuanl I'0Iicc, President Scnmr Class 1917-18, VIIouId have been Chief nf I
nm simimi llentisiry. "The ima My. are always iifagmf'
'olice if he had
Longwcll, I. I"Ikc"l, Frederick. Okla.
School and I'si Omega quartet: u:-CLI to Sing with l'ariisu, fialli-Curi, and I'fIuI I
Kramer. Lcun I"I-cm1"il, Clay Ccnlcr, Kan.
IN! UNI Hill I OI I
cga : sc io qi
...I-wa. .Xinunssador I., smignaimsa an 1492: mi-..i,.,.. hunter, ...ia
famous gurrilla collector. "They say woman and music should never he elated."
ty. Joe f"IvIac"J. Vklinlielml, Kan.
iam' .-f nm- animals .ma Imam-ii-ziiiief shoe-54 nmsaimm-y to iiimsfis City. Km
Believer in cilual rights for moluslas, and the free coinagc of gypsum.
f. V. C. r4'Van"5, Kan
iszus. last year.
sas City. Mo. '
Ijadics, In this anlviqe give haul: In controlling men, iI at Iirst you don'I succeed,
lux-ilruggist and iaxidernust.
cry, cry again.
Olson, Frank I"UIic"5, Argentine, Kan.
xifmiii-I in-,.i..ii1aQii Wi I'cli'iIiciI of-in of iigypumi iii-mmaes. Hobby, sy-miieiif, .md nudge,
Simpson. V. IC. I"L'y"J, Cedar. Kan.
Corncl and clarinui player: uxculli-ut dancer and Ioil imunder. lix-Bl. ID. Cnuilc clriverb, paleon-
ralagisi, uiwnim- ol pyrIn-1mun-m- and putlog. l.nwr of anatomy. syiimpziieml music, and
Sullixan, ,I. J. l"SuIlie"l, Omaha. Nell,
Sluaiivnl tum years :il f'rr:ii.:lilmui llrntal College, linuiulcrl society Ior prulccliun of coclcroaches
:mil Imilucis. Ili:-vgorcrc-nl Zi-iuliilain. Ilczid all alcnlal Imnlxs lhrnugh lhrcc times.
Teal, G. I.. 4"IiuriIuii"l, Stella, Null.
iniimus s..l...50.. iiimiffi iiai.i.y. .ll-cp-sm diving null ,.a.iq-lmng. mxnyihang am is worth doing
is uwvrlli -hung uvllf'
XYl1itncy, lf. I"IirIe"I. Kansas City, Mo.
icy.:z....i.im..a.-I-, nw -nail-,ii mi fi,-imgasi. llzis gn-.II miacilmiafms. '-Ha I-yt I, CIW, im
,-.I.,,f.a- iinniiy, his Inga- gnnii. :Iwi has self-wiilifii-In-I-."
Cooney. li. XY. I"Slirk"1
I.u:Ivr nw in in.-ace im' tru ullnulcs anml I uill slmu' you the fiilisIlE4I lulmlllfl.
N..n.,,...iny m.i-ifim-min. nam., f1..we1i.ng.1.nf,.
x Ii.-NH. IM.. I-mi.-fly uiilmul I-in-iasiiy.
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I'ci1c'u, I. II.
Ili- can In- In-il, luul hr vauuul lic rlrivcil.
Lucas. I. XY. I"I.ukc"'l
I ilmfl in-rl :I Iii! lilyc fiainiiiiiig, su I will lmluii,
.Xinll-rsvm. I.. I". IC. I".'Xi1rly"I
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Ilarncs. II. I.. t"I.uRoy"1
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may .I.,..i. ,..,s..i,1. in an- li.-i,, .,f vm-My ima limili-I-N...i,
Ilrivuil. I'. ,I I"Ili'uu'iiiv'ir
I'Iu ni-limi. "Nun iiaiigliiu. I 4Inn'l miull his lacing an Inwhan su much: Iuut hu is Li mlcutal
--In-Iwi, :Im -I-ull-. ii. Y-in Inn'i yu wiili lmn "
lim-in-, 'I' I, l"'I'lnii"l
X I1--..niI.ni ni "Imnn-I, llis fini lin- fiiiui hun si-fn in ilu- pun at Iam-ing.
Karim cn y omni cunfgf Th e Q10 r Nineteen-Eighteen
Brooke-ver, H. E. 1"Brook"5
llmmut-f of K, cfs Light .mtl l-raver Company plant,
Christy, J. G. C"Chris"l
Qur Secretary. The Molar and a girl have taken up all his time. 'lille girl is gone. so
llle Klolar should progress lictter,
Condit. E, A. C"Con"J
A very quiet soft of fl fellow, who never tlnnla of starting A rough lim-ye.
Cockerill, K. L. C"Cockey"J
An Oklahoma product with a Caruso voice.
Crowder, A. O. f"PreS"l
Our Treasurer. His dry llnrnor is always the cause of a good laugh.
Eyler, G. K. C"George"j
llelicves in dancing because it teaches one to he graceful.
Elliott, 0. B. C"Olley"J
llc found the ring too gentle a pastime, so he took to Dentistry.
Farrell, E. R. 4",lean"l
lVe hope someone gets that shirt oi his hefore next ycar.
Harper. I. R. C"Harp"j
"Now, fellows, let me tell ynu llow it was. I know."
Huey, L. M. C'Louie"j
A lover of dogsg he even takes little stray curs home with him at night.
Hurley. F. W. t"Hur"j
A gootlrnatured sort of a chap, always clothed in a smile.
Jacobs, H. F. f"Fred"5
If any of you want to kick on these, see me. Fred is some workman.
Gilfoil. W. CHA. B. C."j
"Give me a chew." Thinks college starts at noon.
Miller, G. E. t"Mill"l
A recent addition in Uncle Sam's Army.
Musick, E. K. C"Pill R011er"J
You will always and him ready to do his part.
Simmons, L. XV. C"Sim"J
Action oitinles speaks louder than words. VVorks at Y. W. C. A.
Til11liC1l. L. C't'1'inl"D
NVasn't with us last year: still, he hasn't forgotten ally Dentistry.
Turk, A. B. CUBEHD
Our Grandmaster. A fianciel' of great magnitude.
Swift. L, V. C"Fast"J
The man with a thousand speeds.
Kutrow. J. VV. f"Kut"j
Says the Southern girls are simply grand,
Church, L. li. f"Sabbath"b
Always carries wliere'er he goes. .X tried and true friend.
Gartin, L. lf. C'AGart"J
Ilis curly locks receive much attention.
Williams, C. R. f"Cecil"5
He has been truthfully named, "The fresh-air fiend."
Armstrong, M. G. t"Army"l
Hcsrd luck has overtaken him many times, hut it does not lessen his determination to become
a 4 enlist.
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K. C. D. C. MALE QUARTET.
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Kansas City Denial College The Olaf Nifwtwi-Eizhlevfl
A Freshman's First Day in K. C. D. C.
PETER A. BROWN, MREILU
The first day the Freshmen assembled I guess we were sure the laughing
stock of the school.
We were very green youngsters fresh from the woods and burgs. Nat-
urally we were not educated up to the city life, and being our First time in, we
were at a loss as to where to go or how to amuse ourselves: so all that remained
for us to do was to loiter around the College Building trying to find something of
interest, someone to talk to, in fact, anything to kill time. XVe felt we must keep
out of the way of our superiors, especially those Seniors whom we always feel
to be much greater than ourselves, because we did not have the forethought to
realize they themselves were at one time merely Freshmen.
Oh! that first day-can I ever forget? It was the longest day I ever lived,
But the next day the Old Faithful of the K. C. D. C. CMiss Ruthj found time
to make us acquainted with some jolly good fellows who were upper classmen,
and that awful bird, gloom, found himself handicapped, so tlew to other quar-
ters, seeking new victims.
The ice was broken and soon melted, when the dark clouds rolled on, giving
the right of way to Old Sol, who cast his pleasant rays of sunshine in every di-
VVe found the upper classmen were not so far above us after all-at least
not in a sociable way-for they proved to be a friendly bunch of young men.
It did not take them long to learn the Freshies, and soon we were branded "Red,"
though some of us at first felt "Blue" would have been more appropriate. How-
ever, this name even sounded good to our ears, and every time we heard it it
gave us a pleasant thrill to think we had not been forgotten. The nickname still
clings to us as we continue the well-trodden path strewn with roses.
Kansas Ciry Dcnlul College The Olaf Nineteen-Eighteen
GEURGIZ LENVIS, SR.
To us who are just completing our college education, this should be our first
thought. lt is imperative wc be conscientious workmen in the held of Den-
tistry, which means our futttre livelihood.
In thinking of conscientious work it is a feeling to do or be that which is
recognized as good: an inward conviction or acknowledgment, especially in re-
lation to one's own thoughts and actions. Conscientious implies scrupulous, al-
ways painstaking, observance of duty. It means we must serve our clientele to
the best of our ability under the existing circumstances.
XYe nmst observe all minor details which will improve the case. The best of
materials and modern methods are required to give our patients the service we
:Xt this time when our country is at war there is a decided attempt to slight
our work, which we must overcome for the sake of the patient and the reputation
of the operator. The showing we make in the beginning will determine our
future standards. livery precaution should be taken to meet the requirement of
"well done." for as we sow, so shall we reap.
XYe cannot be too cautious in serving our patients, as a mistake or oversight
on our part may endanger their health. Always put forth your most sincere ef-
forts. as the best leads to the road of success.
It is a difficult proposition for young men just entering the profession to
assume the responsibility of his mistakes, especially those which are difficult to
rectify, so gain all knowledge possible while under the jurisdiction of the college.
Study constantly, looking forward to advancement and better results. VVe will
then be better prepared to serve our clientele. Dentistry is our chosen profession,
so let us prove ourselves worthy of recognition.
Courtesy to the Patient
C. R. XVILI.I.XMS, JR.
My idea of courtesy to the patient is, when given a patient by the instructors,
tirst ask him to remove his wraps, seat him and adjust the chair until the patient
is comfortable. This gives a pleasant first impression. Remember, first impres-
sions are usually lasting. Excuse yourself when you go for your instruments or
are called to the 'phone XVhen you go for your instruments do not stop to chat
with classmates, but always step around quickly and with a business-like man-
ner. Again excuse yourself to wash your hands, remarking you will soon be
ready. Now adjust the towel over the patient with the greatest of care. In fact,
let everv movement during the operation display diplomacy and emphasize sani-
tation. "l'ake upon yourself the blame with apologies for the many little accidents
that mav occur during the operation that are usually the result of the patient's
own actions in moving about or closing the mouth at an inopportune time, etc.
After completion of operation, tell the patient how you appreciated his pa-
tience, etc., then assist him with his wraps and accompany him to the door with
some pleasant expression on your lips, which will send him away good natured.
lf you can wade through this procedure without a hitch you can say well done,
and now for the next one.
Kansas City Denial College The Ola f Nineteen-Eighteen
left this hole until the last. The soldering of the rest of the plate was continued
with less trouble from then on.
The next problem to solve was the repair of the hole. I had been told solder
would not How into a hole, but l applied so much on and around the hole it had
to go somewhere. so l persuaded a sufficient amount to flow into the hole.
The soldering now being completed, I borrowed an engine, and proceeded
to grind out most of the solder I had wasted. Having completed it after much
tiresome work, it was my advice to others not to use any more solder than abso-
lutely necessary. The plate was then polished, put on cast and handed in for in-
spection. with the hope that no more soldering would have to be done in the near
lfklill .X. RICHMOND, JR.
.Xlthough l am young in experience and a student of recent matriculation, I
feel my first impression of Ii. C. D. C. has not been merely a vision, but, instead,
a reality, l have a strong personal feeling already for this institution, which
has been created by the sociability and many efforts of the students and Faculty
to help and encourage one in his work and studies.
1 am proud indeed of my school and feel pleased to be ntnnbered among its
members as a student now, and with the hope of being an alumnus in the future.
l will always boost for the Kansas City Dental College and the class of 1919.
Dental Philosophy of Success
X. IS. TURK, JK.
ln this sad world, with griefs begirt, the more we howl the more we're hurt.
Xlisfortune seems to keep the trail of those who raise the loudest wall. Progress-
ive dentists in pomp array, who have a large practice in every way, and have
the minions hy the score. don't very often raise a roar. If things go wrong they
do not sigh, or show the world a straining eye.
Xyhile the eareless dentist over yonder store, who has been there thirty
years or more. and has a dribbling of trade from those who'll stand for goods
decayed, is always at the wailing place, has always tears upon his face.
'lihe man who aims to get ahead, and not be ntnnbered with the dead, must
sound the ltrave and joyful note. and keep a firm grip upon the goat.
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judgment in the selection of his office and home surroundings. And head-work
counts all the way through.
VVhen the war is over, Dentistry is going to he better than ever before, and
the dentist will have to step lively to keep up with the parade. All of the men
who will come back into civil life from the :Xriny will probably have experienced
the sensation of having, for at least once in their lives. their teeth in sound con-
dition, as the tiovernment is seeing that they are properly taken care of by the
thousands of dental surgeons in the service. .Xnd having learned the need of
sound teeth, these men will visit the dentists a great deal oftener when they come
back than they did before they went in. And they will want the best kind of den-
tistry that is to be found. and the man who can deliver the goods will be the one
to get the business.,
The men who have gone into the Dental Reserve Corps will have wonderful
opportunities for rendering service to their country, their fellows and them-
selves. Everybody realizes that a soldier can no more be 100 per cent fit with
poor teeth than he could with a wooden leg, and the experience gained in the
Army will be of inestimable value to the dentist when he returns to civilian prac-
All our energies must be hent to walloping autocracy, and the dentist who
cannot do his part with the soldiers can help by getting the prospective Eghting
men in Al condition.
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Experience the Best Teacher
XV. lf. NIEXYTUN, JR.
I have fotind since entering Dental College the same old rule applies here as
elsewhereg experience the best and real teacher. Une may read all the theories
in the libraryg he may hear all lectures of the various instructors. but unless one
employs himself diligently in both laboratory and infirmary in trying out all
theories and instructions outlined in the lecture room, he will never make an
"honest to goodness" dentist. Things learned by experience are those that re-
main with you the longest. Sometimes these are the most important things for
one to come to a knowledge of in the Dental p1'ofession. Many great discoveries
have been made by experiments, which come under practically the same meaning.
VVe see the field is far from being closed to us as maturing dentists, and we
may greatly benetit and improve the Dental profession through these channels.
I call to mind a little experience of a classmate who said he had Finished a
little piece of dental work, which he admitted was good, and did' not hesitate to
proclaim his feelings to all within hearing, and politely dismissed his patient with
"I hope to see you again." Immediately upon departure of patient he missed
his towel and holder. XYithout a word, he chased down the stairs onto the
street and soon overtook the patient and embarrassingly recovered the towel
from about the retreating patient's neck. I believe you will agree with me this
time that old teacher experience intruding will prevent the loss of another towel
in such a manner.
I was devitalizing a tooth for a young lady in whose presence I was trying
to act the important part of a D.D.S., and I was getting away with it pretty well
until my Hrst devitalizing treatment had been administered and the young lady
returned for the second sitting. The cavity had been prepared, pulp chamber
reached, and the canals well opened up and all was progressing lovely, and the
young lady even said I had not hurt her. XYhen I asked the demonstrator if I
was not ready for my filling he informed me I had not followed the canals far
enough and the pulp was not entirely out. Instead of taking a smooth broach
and trying out the canals I nervously chose a barbed broach and started in search
of the remaining nerve. All went well for a time, but when I neared the apical
end of the root and gave the broach a turn two or three times the young lady
began to tlinch and the feeling of the broach told me I had hold of something.
I had a desire to loose my hold on it, but could not. By this time the patient
was so restless I did not deem it safe to leave the broach in the tooth any longer
for fear, in the excitement, it would be broken off. Nothing remained for nie to
do but remove the nerve, so out it came, but very much aliveg and, U boy! the
young lady came out of the chair with it. The rubber dam was displaced and the
cavity soon filled with saliva, and it was a difficult task to console and persuade
Kansas City Dental Cnllcgr The Olaf Nineteen-Eizhfeen
the patient to permit me to continue with the operation. Much did I learn from
this experience, and it will be a long time before I again probe for a live nerve
with a barber broach.
,ll -O ,
R. E. FREIDINGER, JR.
Habit is one of the great controlling inliuenees of our lives, For that reason
we should be careful the kind of habits we form, If we form the habit of slight-
ing our work while in college we will continue in this manner when we enter our
own oflice. though we may pledge ourselves, with the best of intentions, to im-
prove when we are thrown upon our own responsibility. The practitioner's work-
manship is classed A, B, C, the same as anything else, so we had better get the
habit of doing class A work in our infant practice, for they say it is difficult to
make a change when we enter our own office and break away from the habits of
our three years of schooling.
Another habit which should receive some consideration is the habit of living
clean lives while in college. Get the habit of attending church on Sundays in-
stead of the movies or other places less elevating: and if you get tlfe habit of
mingling with this class of people your practice will be formed of such char-
NYc cannot do the best work if we are not conscientious, and we cannot be
conscientious if we are not morally clean. Last, but not least, we should be
Christians, and then it will be an easy matter to form good habits.
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Oral Hygiene vs. Drastic Prophylaxis
RAY ORVILLE LANE, SR.
Dentistry, as taught and understood by the laity, has for its chief object the
restoration of lost tooth-structure, it being created to meet a great necessity of
the healing art, or of a science of therapeutics.
In the past, the dentist's whole work and his only aim has been to fill teeth
or replace them with an artificial substitute. Today the profession has awakened
to the need of preventive dentistry, or oral hygiene, and rapid strides are now
being made in educating the general public by the establishment of free dental
clinics in our public schools with courses in oral prophylaxis. Research work
has proven that many diseases of the oral cavity can be prevented by the simple
method of a close adherence to oral hygiene.
At present it is an exception, instead of a rule, to find healthy gums, well
developed teeth and arches in the mouths of adults. The reasons are: There
is little conviction in the minds and hearts of many dental practitioners that oral
prophylaxis is really a possibility, believing that the abnormal conditions found in
the dental organs are of obscure origin and that nothing can be done, or any
treatment towards removing the cause requires too much time, extraordinary
skill and detailed attention, so it is impossible to secure successful results from
Oral prophylaxis may he defined as the science and art which aims at the
prevention of disease with the dental organs. just as long as dentists are willing
to follow reactionary leaders and their opinions and text-books, so long will they
be advocates of drastic prophylaxis, and it will be practically impossible to make
much progress from the belief that there is anything better in dentistry outside
of restoring badly broken-down teeth.
The treating of symptoms without any serious attempt to ascertain and re-
move the causes which produce these symptoms results in the present-time dental
diseases increasing faster than they are being checked.
An educational and preventive clinic in public schools offers a most satis-
factory solution to the correction of dental deformities, for under this plan every
child undergoes an examination of his mouth and receives prophylactic treatment
of his teeth, also they are educated by drills in the proper method of brushing
their teeth. Once acquiring this habit at this early period, it is safe to say it will
follow them through life. Moving pictures are used in the aid of illustrating the
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use of instrumentation and technic employed, which are very helpful, and a more
general practice of this method could be extended to educate the masses to a high
point of efficiency in oral prophylaxis.
The action taken by the different allied governments at the present time in
supplying their armies with tooth-brushes as a regular part of their equipment
shows to a point that their best tighting ability can only be maintained by a strict
adherence to modern health rules. The United States Army has established
dental clinics in all cantonments, and is requiring its men to report for all dental
deformities, and it is safe to predict that many men who have not heretofore
been acquainted with the tooth-brush will now become a strong advocate of its
The idea held by some that teeth were given by inscrutable Providence to
torment people belongs in the discarded theories, and drastic prophylaxis for
comfortable fitting dentures could have been prevented in a majority of cases by
a close application to the simple methods of oral hygiene.
Kansas City DznlnlCo11rgz The 0107 Ninflwl-Eizhlwl
Focal Infections and Their Relation
to the Dentist
T. C. ELLIOTT, SR.
In entering dental college, we, as a body of young men, did so with the in-
tention of receiving a proper nucleus from which to build for ourselves a knowl-
edge of the practice of Dentistry. NVe have dwelt carefully along the line of
mechanics, but as a body have we applied our every effort to the alleviation of
pain and eradication of focal infection? If not, it is not because we have not
received the proper instructions, for we have. And now, for the interest of the
dental profession as a whole, we must carefully dwell along the pathological and
therapeutical side as well as the mechanical.
It has been demonstrated that many of our prevalent bodily ailments are
being caused from some foci of infection, whether it be from the teeth, tonsil or
appendix: it has also been demonstrated that many of the chronic focal infections
of the tonsils and appendix are directly concerned with some foci of infection
connected with the teeth: therefore it seems that from the works of our emi-
nent researchists it has been proven that the teeth are in the balance: therefore it
behooves every dental student and practicing dentist to carefully follow all cases,
not simply to remove conditions present, but do all that he can possibly do to pre-
vent them, and, of course, this will embrace every mechanical appliance he may
use to replace lost tooth structure: and, to become deeply interested in what may
be done, by carefully and painstakingly treating foci of infections, is to see some
of the results obtained in these cases.
The following history is an interesting case which was followed and treated
by the writer in the college inlirmary:
Patient, female, age 37, presented with left superior lateral badly broken
down, but vital. Physical condition-neuresthenic diathesis, pulse rapid, and
very marked ocular disturbance. It was decided, in order to make restoration,
pulp must be destroyed-which, by the way, we must consider very carefully.
Pressure anesthesia is not indicated in this class of patients, therefore devitaliz-
ing fiber was sealed in. Patient returned in four days, pulp partially removed,
owing to the fact that the patient would not stand for any pain. Phenol treat-
ment sealed ing on return of patient remainder of pulp removed, thence sealing
in formocresol treatment. To sterilize exposed structure of the root-canal ce-
ment was used for stopping. Patient did not return on appointed time, but
returned three weeks later: cement gone and canal exposed, which in the mean-
time had instituted a chronic infection. Exploration revealed apical infection.
proven by roentgenogram. Formocresol was again sealed in. On return.
phenolsulphonic treatment was instituted as a bone stimulant and tissue irritant:
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canal cleaned and Hlled. Rocntgenogram proved satisfactory results and per-
manent restoration was made by a synthetic facing inlay.
Owing to the fact that the ocular disturbance was present at the time, just
a small foci of infection was all that was necessary, owing to the lowered local
vitality, to produce serious results. which disappeared with treatment of the tooth.
In closing, it must be borne in mind that we as a profession are in the bal-
ance, and in order to receive the allied association of the medical diagnostician,
we must hold strict account of our work, whether it be simple mechanical restora-
tion or treatment.
Opportunity of Today
R. M. SEIBEL, D.D.S.
To the student of Dentistry of today is given the greatest opportunity ever
afforded any practitioner of the art. VVith the advanced thoughts and wonderful
progress made in the last few years, every student of the Kansas City Dental Col-
lege has the chance of a lifetime to so equip himself that he may be in a class at
the very pinnacle of his chosen profession.
But it means close application and a sincere desire on his part to make the
most of all opportunities to improve himself, and thus spell SUCCESS.
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The Dentist: His Place In Life
J. D. CROWDER.
There was a divinity within man that the luxuries of Eden could never de-
velop. There was an inestimable blessing in that curse which drove him from
the garden and compelled him forever to earn his bread by the sweat of his brow.
It was not without significance that the Creator concealed our happiness and
greater good beneath the sternest difficulties and made their attainment condi-
tional on the struggle for existence.
We have been born to associate with our fellow men and to join in com-
munity with the human race.
The world's work is growing daily in character, value and intensity, and is
demanding for its performance not only labor, but genius of the highest order
and thoroughly trained. Ours is an age of action and performance. We are
reminded of the fact that in this age of struggle, where the buzz and the hum
of the fly-wheels of progress are heard in the remotest quarters of the globe,
and the vessels of research are plowing furrows in the intraversed ocean of
exploration and invention, it is the mind of an ever-wakeful eye, the man or
Woman with a fixed purpose, that gets on in the world.
The day and the hour will soon be at hand when the prepared man will pros-
per and the unprepared man will perish on his way to success.
It was preparation that enabled Daniel VVebster to answer Senator Hayne.
of South Carolina, on that momentous occasion. In this age of great competi-
tion-an age of steam and electricity-it is required that if we would succeed
we must prepare ourselves. Therefore, the prudent man, adjusting himself to
the existing circumstances, in order not to be defeated in the struggle, and at the
same time to gain a livelihood, has prepared himself to supply, or partly supply,
either the needs or the comfort of the people.
We may therefore view the men in their respective vocations: the farmer
tilling the soil: wool-growers devoting their time to the preparation of materials
for clothing, mechanics managing the world's machinery, builders erecting our
homes, teachers inculcating into the youth those principles which go to develop
the mind, build the character, thereby forming symmetrical men and women:
lawyers pleading for their clients: ministers preaching the love of a crucified
Savior and winning the world for Christ.
Among these men can we find a place for the dentist? In this chain of
vocations can we find a location for Dentistry? In this man's struggle where
place Dentistry? "Not since the footfall of man, or since the morning stars
sang together, or the sons of God shouted for joy, has there been a greater or
more growing demand and need among all civilized people of the earth for den-
tistry or the dentist."
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A Common Inheritance
JAMEs FREER, JR.
Whether the origin of man as recorded in the book of Genesis or the Darwin
theory be true, mankind has many traits in common. His color may vary from
the albino to the negro, his intellect, from that of an Aristotle to that of the Hot-
tentot. No matter how much he has varied in culture or civilization, there has
always existed a common unrest, an unsatisfied state productive of both the
beneficial and the detrimental. This has made itself manifest in various forms.
It has made or marred nations and individuals alike. This dissatisfied state, to
be productive of good, must be controlled by the individual.
Whoever coined the adage, HA rolling stone gathers no moss," recognized
this spirit of unrest. Many have interpreted this clause to read, f'Never roll, as
a rolling stone gathers no moss." The crime consists not in the rolling, but in
the failure to stop. Knowing when to stop marks the line between those who
succeed and those who fail. Like some stones, we may be lying in a place where
moss could never grow. It has turned out to be a blessing in disguise when a
passing traveler has disturbed the equilibrium of such a one so that he rolled to a
more fertile spot.
Now that we have started or been started by the passing traveler on our way
to master the intricacies of the best profession of all, 1et's master the spirit of un-
rest. Let's be satisfied. Let's stop rolling, perfect the road, and gather moss.
Advice and Consolation
1. M. TOHNSON, ju.
Creep into thy sorrow bed,
Creep, and let no more be said,
Vain thy cramming, e'en tho' fast.
You yourself may flunk at last.
Let the long exams. go by,
You may Hunk, but do not cry.
Let them hook you, say you guessed,
Then go home and get some rest.
They bewildered, quizzed and floored you?
Better men failed thus before you:
Threw their biggest bull and fell,
Worry notg it shall be well.
Bluff once more and make them wondc-'.
Where in heck you got that thunder,
Till at last, through days of sorrow,
Thou shalt see a bright tomorrow,
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The Gospel and Joy of Work
G. P. vVll.l.IfXlNlS, JR.
That towering Indian genius who has blazed as a new sun in the intellectual
and spiritual Firmament of this generation has given to humanity a precious tes-
tament to the joy of work.
Rabindranath Tagore has graven his name deep upon the temple of im-
mortality, which is the soul of man. His gospel will live and grow fresher under
the weight of time because it plays upon the keynote of life in so many varied and
enchanting ways-none louder and sweeter than that which calls to work as es-
sential to the fulfillment of man's destiny.
Unlike the great English apostle of work, Carlysle, whose giant intellect
expounded in trip-hammer words, often dulling consciousness by the very im-
pact, Tagore's pleadings fall like gentle rain upon the hungry earth, permeating
to the roots of the soul. electrifying the mind and opening up myriads of new
vistas of life which charm and strengthen because we hear and feel in them the
ring of truth.
The Upanishad says: "ln the midst of activity alone wilt thou desire to live
a hundred years," Taking that as his text, Tagore in his essay on Realization
in Action utters some beautiful sentiments on work. He says:
"It is not the truth that man is active on compulsion. If there is compulsion
on one side, on the other there is pleasureg on the one hand action is spurred on
by want, on the other it hies to its natural fulfillment. That is why, as man's
civilization advances. he increases his obligations and the work that he willingly
creates for himself. One should have thought that nature had given him quite
enough to do to keep him busy-in fact, that it was working him to death with
the lash of hunger and thirst-but no. Man does not think that sufficientg he
cannot rest content with only doing the work nature prescribes for him in com-
mon with the birds and beasts. His needs must surpass all, even in activity. No
creature has to work as hard as man: he has been impelled to continue for him-
self a vast tield of action in society: and in this field he is forever building up
and pulling down, making and umnaking laws. piling up material, and incessantly
thinking, seeking and suffering. ln this field he has fought his mightiest battles,
gained continual new life, made death glorious, and, far from evading troubles,
has willingly and continually taken up the burden of trouble. l-le has discovered
the truth he is not complete in the cage of his immediate surroundings, that he is
greater than his present, and that while to stand still in one place may be coni-
forting, the arrest of life destroys his tone function and the real purpose of his
lt is utterly beyond us to conceive of happiness or contentment coupled with
idleness, or even with half-work. There must be a strenuous life to the very
grave, tempered only by the weight of years, if one would only realize the joy of
living to the fullest, The soul is that part of us which we know instinctively to
be invulnerable. unconquerable. if fortitied by the activity of the body and in-
tellect. lt is through the soul we realize, when there is unity of body and intellect,
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the utter vacuity of the word impossible. XVe feel the desire to be, to become.
urging us onward and upward to a natural fulfillment: and we doubt not and
fear not that any task is beyond our power of accomplishment.
What a glorious field for action does the profession of Dentistry provide!
In it there is play for every faculty of mind, for every organ of body. .Xnd, too.
its service is so ennobling that an unfoldment of the soul is almost certain to
follow in its wake. NYe know from the history of the profession what a galaxy
of stars blaze upon the roster of Dentistry: stars whose effulgence light up our
way to fame and fortune, and to social and political preferment-all made cer-
tain under the magic impulse of work.
lt is in the dental office that man Ends the widest scope for the exercise of
his varied talents: it is there that executive ability may shine, and there, too, that
the genius for judging and for organizing into unity of thought the varied minds
of those presenting themselves for dental services. Moreover, it is in the den-
tist's private office that the foundation for energetic and continuous action can
best be laid. Therefore it is almost axiomatic, that he who succeeds largely in
Dentistry has qualified for the highest place in the realm of his existence.
XVhen a man First realizes that it is in action alone that he finds joy, then his
hour of destiny has struck: and how thrice blest is he who makes the discovery
while cultivating the rich field of Dentistry.
Here we end with another quotation from Tagore:
"lt is the very characteristic of life that it is not complete within itself: it
must come out. Its truth is in the commerce of the inside and the outside. In
order to live the body must maintain its various relations with the outside light
and air-not only to gain life-force, but also to manifest it. Consider how fully
employed the body is with its own inside activities: its heart-beat must not stop
for a second, its stomach, its brain, must be ceaselessly working. Yet this is not
enough: the body is outwardly restless all the while. lts life leads it to an end-
less dance of work and play outside: it cannot be satisfied with the circulations
of its eternal economy, and only finds the fulfillment of joy in its outward ex-
"Success does not so much depend upon eternal help as on self-reliance."
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Vicissitudes of the Beginner
II. R, VVATKINS, D.I.7.S., GUTHRIE, OKLA.
The beginning of a professional career in Dentistry is always attended with
many trials and disappointments.
The student who has about finished the prescribed course feels himself
bursting with knowledge. and that suffering humanity is calling to him with out-
stretched arms and in heseeching tones cries out, "Come and deliver us from the
depths of our ignorance and despair!"
He goes, His castles are the fairest and his future the most marvelous. He
has done such beautiful technic, why should not his practical work be better
still away from the disconcerting bustle of the college infirinary, where the
under-classmen are so anxious to offer suggestions and the over-critical ob-
servations of the demonstrators make him nervous?
Ile has no fear even for the State Board with its record of failing sixty per
cent of applicants for license. for he has already purchased ton creditp a fold-
ing chair, l4,fl6 oz. of soft gold, IQ oz. of peerless alloy, a vulcanizer and a tin
safety box in which to place his stock of gold and to place for safe keeping what
cash he may take in after banking hours. He has even selected a field for prac-
ln his new location he meets with great encouragement from his host of
new friends, and evcn the "prominent people" have unmeauingly pledged their
support. Then comes the long period of waiting-the night in which he dreams
fond dreams and pictures for himself an ideal life. His awakening comes in the
first patient. lt lavishes upon him his studio phrases and kind sympathy, and
exercises his skill for the man's relief, After the second week, and maybe the
sf-cond patient. he begins to calculate. "lf two patients in two weeks pay me
tivo dollais each, how many weeks must the month give me in which to raise my
'lihe days drag slowly along, and the close of each Ends him more discour-
aged, The past is unreal and the future looks so drear and hopeless that he is
almost tempted to give it up. XYhy not sell his professional skill to the llental
l'arlors and ever after live an irresponsible life? Xkhy need he risk so much on
an independent practice when he could be sure of a good salary? His better self
then begins to assert itself. He imagines the disdain and contempt with which
his old classmates and other members of the profession utter his name. He sees
the disappointment of family and friends, :Xt least he will try it a little longer.
Ile has great need for faith and hope, for his struggles have begun, .X
man comes in with an aching tooth and wants it extracted. llc extracts it and
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breaks it off at the alveolus. He is too timid to go deeper and dismisses the
patient. He has sense enough to know the man's opinion of him. How his vile
epithets will counteract every kind word of praise from a chance friend.
He listens breathlessly for the next step on the stairway, and when it comes
an exultant throb fills his breast. This is surely the beginning of his good for-
tune. Alas! It is an old patient. He notes in her face the forebodings of a
storm. A gold filling has fallen out "while she was eating consomme"! He sees
his lack of attention to details, and carefully replaces the filling. He now begins
to lose faith in himself and dreads to meet his few patients on the street. But
he is not yet convinced that he is altogether at fault. The pendulum swings back-
ward: he sees a rift in the dark clouds: but where the merciless moonbeams
have chilled his brow, now comes a ray of sunlight shining upon the smiling face
You who have watched him all along can see a change come over him. His
sparkling eyes and his assumed air of importance indicate that he has been suc-
cessful in his last operation. He looks upon the past as but a hideous nightmare,
and with conviction exclaims, 'Sweet is pleasure after pain." His self-confidence
returns. He no more "thinks" that he can accomplish a certain piece of work,
but convincingly atiirms that he can do it, no matter how difficult. How glorious
the coming years! One long vista of enpurpled vapors! l.ife seems one long
crimson-glow of sunshine. But now again a halt is called in his rush to success:
other failures crowd upon him, swiftly and sometimes almost overpoweringly,
Experience is dearly bought, and he is more resigned to experiment and grad-
ually falls into old ruts.
Groping in the darkness and murmuring at his hard luck, he muses thus:
There must be something radically wrong with me. Am I only a beginner?
Why did not my college give me the knowledge? Education is not the taking of
a degree, nor is brains more needed than tenderness and technic and common
sense. There is no place in this modern world for the unskilled: no one can
hope for any genuine success who fails to give himself the most complete special
education. Good intentions count for nothing, and industry is thrown away if
one cannot infuse a high degree of skill into his work. A man of medium skill
depends upon fortunate conditions for success. He cannot command it nor keep
it. The trained man has all the advantage on his side. The untrained man in-
vites all the tragic possibilities of failure. I shall read much, and in the reading,
study profoundly. At each step I shall think for myself, and, by thinking and
experimenting, obtain the best results for myself. Through the years, up over
the brow of the hill of life, down into the peaceful valley of shadows, no matter
how long. the obstacles, however many, I shall ever seek a clean, honest char-
acter and a well-earned reputation.
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J. V. GONZETT.
The fundamental principles of cavity preparation are the same, no matter
what may be the material that we choose to complete the operation. The only
difference will be such as the physical characteristics of the material or method
may demand. For instance, we bevel the margins of all cavities that are to be
filled with a metal, but owing to the weakness of porcelain or the silicates we
are obliged to make a butt joint when we elect to make a filling with either ma-
terial, and in the making of a gold or amalgam filling we are justified in using
an undercut for retention, which would be impossible in the making of a cavity
for the reception of an inlay.
The system of cavity preparation that was developed by Dr. Black has be-
come the accepted method in nearly all schools, and is the standard in practically
all of the State Boards. There are a few of the older men who still decry the
method for reasons known only to themselves, but they are so few and of such
little importance in the profession that we are almost justified in saying that the
Black system is universally adopted as the method of preparing cavities for the
reception of a filling.
XYe will not be able to enlarge upon the subject in a paper of the length this
must be. so will only name the important principles and will not attempt any
amplification of the subject.
The outline form is one of the most important and the hardest fought of the
principles enunciated by the great teacher. In the doctrine of extension for pre-
vention we have the pronouncement that all of the lines of the cavity shall be
carried out far enough to bring them into the areas that Dr. Blacks investiga-
tions had found to be the ones of comparative immunity to decay, and, in a word,
were those places upon the surfaces of the teeth that were habitually kept clean
by the excursions of the food in mastication. and by the movement of the tongue
and lips. These areas are all of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth except those
in which there is a defect. as a pit or fissure in which the enamel plates have
failed to fuse and consequently allow the bacteria and their products a ready
access to the dentineg the smooth surfaces on the buccal, labial, and lingual por-
tions of the teeth and all of the tooth surface protected by healthy gum tissue.
Upon these surfaces we rarely or never find initial decay. Therefore, it is rea-
sonable to carry the margins of our fillings out of the area of susceptibility,
where we would be in danger of having a secondary decay around our filling, into
the portion of the tooth surface where we would be reasonably sure that there
would not be a recurrence of decay.
Dr. Hlack fottnd by his investigations of the physical characteristics of the
teeth and filling materials, coupled with his profound knowledge of physics and
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the laws of mechanics, that the strongest and most resistant Filling was one made
in a cavity that was seated on a Hat base and confined within parallel walls. In
other words, a cavity that was box-shaped, giving to the filling a square shape,
was thc strongest and would most ably resist all the forces that would tend to
dislodge it. Therefore, we advise the making of all cavities as nearly as possible
with Hat seats and parallel walls.
No matter how correct may be the shape of a cavity, if you cannot perfectly
fill it all of your work is useless: therefore, we advise making the cavity so ac-
cessible that you will be able to fill it with the material you have chosen. This
we call the convenience form, and is most important.
The removal of all decay is of paramount importance, for if any decay is
left, even though the cavity is perfectly filled, the remaining organisms and their
products are left to be a menace to the vitality of the pulp, and under some con-
ditions keep on decaying even under an otherwise good filling.
The last point and one of prime importance is the preparation of the cavo-
surface angle. This is the angle of the cavity at the surface thereof, hence its
name. In making this angle we bevel the margin of the cavity in such a way that
all short enamel rods are removed and a good strong surface is left against which
to make your filling.
Perfect yourself in every step of your operation, making every step an auto-
matic and natural sequence, and you will gain in speed and assurance that will
make your operations a joy to yourself and you a source of confidence to your
patients. A'Know that which you know, and know that you know itf'
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"An Idea of the Times"
VERNON I.. OVERSTREET, SR.
xYllCl1'?X'tZ came back to K. C, D. C, this year it was with somewhat of a
struggle. Ihings had changed and were different from our preceding years, and
Because Uncle Sam had sent notices to many of us to appear at various
camps to serve lnm. All responded with a hymn:
"Some people were made to be soldiers,
The Irish were made to be copsg
Sauerkraut was made for the Germans,
Spaghetti was made for the wopsg
Fish were made for the waterg
Bums were made to drink booze,
Banks were made for money:
Money was made for the jews,
Everything was made for someone,
For everyone except the miser.
God made Wfilson to be President,
But who in H-l made the Kaiser?"
Progress In Dentistry
D, F. CROAKE, FR.
As with Medicine, so has Dentistry progressed with time. In 1697 Peter
the Great of Russia, while on a visit to Holland, learned to pull teeth and the
first principles of Dentistry in three months. He sought this education to relieve
his people from suffering dental ailments. Dentistry was practiced merely for
the relief of suffering in those days, and normal restorations were an unborn
thought. Even their methods of extraction at that time were very crude and
Dentistry has advanced from the short course of three months to four years,
and still, to delve deep enough in any one part of it so we might specialize, we
must take special courses in addition to the four years to properly fit ourselves
for such a practice.
The public is learning the value of professional services, and this education
is bringing the profession up to its proper place among professions.
Now we do not merely seek to relieve pain by removing teeth, but we fight
to allay the misery caused to the patient by the offending tooth and bring peace
between tooth and patient so it may remain there for future service. More time
is now devoted to the esthetic part of Dentistry and normal restorations. As we
all know, there is a time when some teeth do not reach us until they are beyond
the power of human mind and hand to restore, and in such cases extraction is
compulsory: but thanks to tSoodyear's invention, in 1851, normal occlusion may
be restored by properly fitting dentures, and we can bring back that youthful ap-
pearance by ten years if we but heed the teachings of Professor Christy.
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Devitalization and Treatment of Teeth
E. D. M'ENVEN, SR.
In my judgment the most discouraging phase of Dentistry to the student,and
the least profitable part to the general practitioner is the treatment of devitalized
teeth. My own experience and that of others related to me convince me we must
master this particular branch if we are to be successful. Since it is the discom-
fiture of affected dental nerves that prompts the patient to consult us, it is up to
us to know how to treat such cases scientifically, No other alternative will war-
rant our starting into the profession. As shown by the almost unlimited volume
of literature now being published in the form of books, magazines and papers.
this phase of Dentistry is the most important topic before the profession today.
With all this information available it is the lamentable truth that the greater
number of practitioners come under the head of being grossly ignorant or negli-
gent. XN'e should proclaim our intention to be eHicient in root-canal work or
forever retire from any and all branches of Dentistry. If we are to be negligent
in the most important part or foundation, how our shortcomings will multiply in
the less important branches. Those who have planned on taking it easy in this
profession should at once invest in a plot of ground in a remote part of the world
where they can sit on the sunny side of a muddy creek and there spend an unin-
terrupted life, rather than purchase a dental outfit.
Many times in my limited practice I have been exasperated to the limit of
my endurance fand my classmates will tell you that is a long wayj because I
could not locate a certain root-canal. My observation of others brought home
to me the fact we lacked the rudimentary principles of the part we were engaged
in. First, we did not know the anatomy of the teeth, Second, when we attempted
to devitalize a tooth the all important law of normal blood circulation and active
and passive hyperemia never entered our craniums. Of course, we had an oppor-
tunity to acquaint ourselves with these facts, but the discovery of someone with a
healthy development of Uhypertrophied brain tissue" led some to the belief they
could "get by" without wasting their time in idle study. As a result, a few regard
root-canal work as a useless part of Dentistry. These few will always find a wel-
come consolation in advertising offices.
In spite of the fact we were often handicapped by the lack of co-operation
of many patients, there is no reason why all should not be fairly proficient in
this phase of the profession. Those experiencing their first infirmary practice
should take stock in the slogan: "It can be done."
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It is claimed eighty per cent of root-canal fillings are inefficiently handled,
and by stern determination it would have been possible to fill seventy per cent of
lf it is not your intention to master the shortcomings and failures of the
old order, it is your duty to never enter the dental practice. The public will pay
well for good work, and those who elect to neglect it are compensated accord-
ingly. At that they are being over-paid.
At the present time the medical profession's attention is focused on the
dental profession and many irresponsive patients are being directed to the dentist.
This is a reward rather than a rebuke. The physician when in doubt invariably
lays the trouble to disease or infection of the root-canals.
It is your realm as a dentist to meet the physician, surgeon and patient with
an impenetrable reserve of knowledge, especially in reference to the various con-
ditions which may arise in the pulp chamber and how to overcome them.
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Determine to Succeed
I.. D. GRAY.
Her mistress meets Armandy on the village street.
"Armandy, where are you going?"
"Nowhar, Miss -Iennieg I ain't goin' nowhar. l'se done been whar Tse goin'."
Among workers of all kinds, some are not going at all, unless backward, to
the place where they have been. They care nothing, apparently, for the greater
gains that always come to determined men. They are content to stay where they
are, with no reaching-out for greater efticieny, for larger services. It would be
as hard to arouse them to real accomplishments as to unscranible eggs. The
truly ambitious seek to meet the conditions of leadership, of real success. Such
men win, because they study and work toward greater erficieny. XVhen the
opportunity comes, they are able to grasp it. The decision to "make good" is the
One of the most valuable citizens of America recently said, "The thing most
needed in the vicinity of a dangerous precipice is a good strong fence at the top,
rather than an ambulance at the bottom."
One reasonable test of the value of a message spoken or written is this:
Did it give me some one or two things to think about? Most men apparently are
quite unwilling to do much real thinking. In these times a good deal of thinking
is being done second-handed. More first-hand thinking would make secure the
fence at the top of the precipice and render less necessary the ambulance at the
The object of this message is to stimulate wholesome thoughtfulness. Do
some real thinking, sto-p talking, and think awhile: get ready for your oppor-
tunity, which is awaiting you.
Reach out eagerly for success! A decent amount of money is necessary to
p1'oper living and happiness, and it will come if an intelligent and genuine effort
is made to secure it.
But do not confuse success with mere money-getting. The latter may be
crooked and flighty. The former is straight and lasting. Those who are selfish
and self-centered have not the wealth of friends and associations to make life
worth living. As you determine to succeed, strengthen your will and stiffen your
backbone with the thought that you will have no unworthy motive. You will nct
work merely for money, or luxury, or even culture, but for the means with which
to live a happy and complete life. No life is complete that does not contribute
to the happiness of others, and the money is needed to enable one to be of the
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greatest service. You can do your best work only if you are impelled by the
As you are working for success, make a high resolve to be a man before
being a workman, professional or business man. Nothing will compensate for
lack of character or moral fiber.
Reach out for success in a hopeful mood-think success. hope success, be-
lieve success. Then you will work for success and you will succeed.
It has been said that there are three prime conditions of happiness in work:
First, be thoroughly prepared for the work that you are preparing to do. Second,
do your work so well that you yourself can approve of it. Third, do not do too
much of it. Excessive fatigue must be avoided: under it you cannot have good
self-control. The quality of your work drops with your loss of fine control. Do
not let your work get "on top of you." You should keep "on top of your work."
Right now, as you are hoping for better things, get this thought: A'Success is
not luck nor pull, but the largest, hardest job that you ever tackled."
:mmm City oem: comm The 0107- ivmeim-Efzhl-wa
The Evolution of Dentistry
The practice of Dentistry in some form is as old as the human race. How-
ever crude the effects may have been, we are justified in believing that men have
tried, from the earliest time, to render assistance to their fellowman in case of ill-
ness. In due time the natural instinct inherited in both man and beast led to the
utilization of the products of their immediate surroundings, primarily of herbs
and later of animal drugs. VVith the evolution of the races the practice of se-
lecting suitable remedies for certain diseases became a matter of systematic ob-
servation and study.
The early history of dental medicines is so closely interwoven with that of
medical therapeutics that it is impossible to distinguish it from its mother science.
The Babylonians, Egyptians, Assyrians, Hebrews, Hindus, Greeks and Romans
were the early cultured inhabitants of whom history records exist. To the cul-
tured Romans, who were highly conscious of the blessings of personal hygiene,
the demand for the services of some genius who would keep their organs of mas-
tication in perfect condition was a necessity.
The treatment of abscesses, caries and loose teeth seems to have been known.
The Hindus were apparently very proud of their teeth. It is recorded that the
use of the tooth powders, washes, and especially the use of the tooth-cleaner,
were the necessities of their daily toilet. As a tooth-pick they employed a bitter
tasting wood, which when chewed produced a fibrous bundle, which was then
used as a brush for the gums and teeth.
Some of the simpler dental remedies of that time were licorice, dog's milk,
goat's butter, the gall of a cow, wormwood, alum, pepper, nutgall, cloves, pitch,
mustard seed, the heart of a magpie, the fat of mice and lice, Among other
remedies may be found that "if one wishes to be free from toothache one should
eat a whole mouse twice a month."
Numerous specimens of Roman and Etruscian bridges. crowns and bands
have been found in burial places, .-Xrtiticial teeth seem to have been quite fash-
ionable with the Roman dames. The professional dentist who presented himself
as a tooth-puller, barber and leech was a familiar figure at market places and
fairs. The extraction of the aching tooth was an incentive for the sale of some
tooth preparation for the prevention of pain in the remaining teeth. To signify
his profession he had his belt garnished with a string of extracted teeth and wore
a large red, conspicuous cap.
The drugs which were principally applied as dental agents were usually such
as were also employed for disturbances of a similar pathologic nature in other
parts of the body. Many of the essential oils-the oil of cloves, cinnamon, pep-
Kansas City DenlalCoIlege Olaf Ni"4'f9e"l'EfEhfffYl
permint, spearmint. turpentine, and several others-have been employed for many
centuries as agents in the treatment of pulps and also as mouth preparations.
Wlith the exception of a few monographs, the early literature of Dentistry is
found scattered among the various treatises on general medicine. Since then a
large number of books have been published, and an especially large number in
the last decade. The first dental periodical of this or any other country appeared
in 1839 under the name of the "American journal of Dental Science."
The first regularly organized society of any importance was the 'tA1nerican
Society of Dental Surgery," which was founded in New York August 8, 1840.
The birth of Dentistry as a distinct and definite profession may be recorded
simultaneously with the date of the incorporation of the first dental college of
the world, the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, which received its charter
in 1839. Its iirst session commenced the following year.
Medicine and Dentistry were from that time practically divorced, and, while
Dentistry in its ea1'lier days depended very largely on medicine for its further de-
velopment, it bases its fundamental strides at present on general biology, exactly
in the same manner as medicine or any other branch of the healing art is forced
to do. .
lt isn't the had that you did down there.
XVhen your time of life is through,
That will hurt so much in that other sphere,
As the good that you didn't do.
Oh. the times you slipped and the times you fell,
VVon't show when your race is rung
But it's going to hurt when you're forced to tell
The good that you could have done.
xmas cny oem: cunege Th e 010 r
C. A, clmins, sn,
Did yuh ever have the toothache-
Good old-fashioned kind you know
That 'ud keep you on the jump
Clear from your head down to your
VVe1l, I had one once, by golly,
That I thought 'url make me croakg
That blamed tooth just kept on achin'
Till it nearly "got my goat."
'Twas back in the fall of '90,
I was workin' for my dad,
XVhen the coldest weather struck us
That we'd most-nigh ever had.
And along with that cold weather
Came an achin' in my jaw,
And of all the pain I suffered,
Autl of all the stars I saw!
Oh, it hurt me every mornin'
And it hurt me every night,
Till all joys of life had left me
And my one wish was to fight.
XVell. that tooth kept on a achin'
'Bout as long as I could stand,
And it showed no sign of let-up,
But kept on to heat the band.
Till one day my dad he asked me.
"Son, why don't yuh hev her yanked?"
So I went to see the Dentist-
Office over Punkville's bank."
XVell, I went into his oftice
And I set clown in his chair.
And I took one look around me
At his weapons lying there.
On a table lay his chisels,
Pliers, crowhars, hammers, spikes.
And a dozen more contraptions
Such as I'd never seen the like.
Kansas City Drntal Culleg
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Poised before ine hung an anger-
Oh, what pziin that thing does ina
XVhen it drills down in your jawlaone
How it nmkes you moan and qua
Then the Dentist from the talmle
Took a tool hoth Fierce and great,
Calmly asked in tones of meekness,
t'Tell me which one 'tis that aches.
Then upon the tooth that hurt ine
Plowed his pliers large and Grin'
Then when he began the pullin',
Theres where I began to squirm.
Cllisels, pliers, erowhars. llZl.llll'llCl'S-
Guess he used them everyone-
'Forc he held that tooth before me
And announced that he was done.
XVell, I've never seen that Dentist
From tlmt day up unto this.
But I want to tell you, pardner.
That you'll never go amiss
If you'll gn up to a Dentist
Vllith at tooth that needs his carey
Tho' it takes some nerve to do it,
Climh right up into his clmirg
For his chisels, crowlaars, liamniers.
Are not half ns had, I wit,
As a hlann-cl old tooth tl1at's zxchin'
Till you think your jaw will split
Kansai City Dental College The Olaf NinefwI'Eizh1een
Some students, like the baby crawfish, lay on their backs with no sense of
balance and move about to give the impression they are not stagnant nor neglect-
ful. Professors may have been silent in the past, but they will some times appeal
to your better judgment, giving the man who has lost in the race courage to rise
and look his classmates in the face.
In time these creatures or crawfishs sense of balance develops, because they
turn over and walk on their feet right side up. They are not yet awakened to
responsibilities and obligations due themselves. However, this daily routine be-
comes monotonous and they begin to realize the situation. They learn they have
lost all they should have won and know their fate ere they begunito fail, wail
and fear. 4
Our keenest enjoyment should be to improve our minds and forget the sordid
subjects of the world.
Some subjects seem fathomless and lead far beyond our comprehension, but
after exploring and exploiting the mysterious terms used they soon become clear
if you will attend lectures and try to absorb the teachings.
In time we come to realize the depth of the study of Dentistry. Knowledge
gained in all subjects pertaining thereto have proven valuable. So if you have
classmates call your roll number thinking to deceive the professors in regard to
your attendance, the time will present itself when you will envy the quizmaster
who may recall some facts in physiology which makes clear the digestion and
assimilation of foodstuffs. How often some have wondered where in Dentistry
shall we apply our chemical principles and embryology tests. Probably you
missed the very lecture explaining the whys and wherefores.
ln the infirmary we are given an opportunity to display our salesmanship
and esthetic ability, and often use the X-Ray on the patient's money-bag. ln ex-
treme cases we have administered conductive anesthesia to make them forget
until the contract is signed. But though a retrospective glance reminds you some
subjects have not been available in your limited college practice. master minds
tell ns we will have ample opportunity to refer back to every subject of the cur-
riculum and we will regret it did not contain a few additional subjects. XYe may
ascend to the highest pinnacle of the course and then fall into the mire when we
put our theories into practice. so let me insist upon the importance of faithful
study and attendance.
Many times in practice a condition arises with which we are not thoroughly
familiar. VVhy? llad we paid strict attention to the professor or had not care-
Kansas Ciiy Dental College The Olaf Ninetwl-Eizhiefn
lessly skipped certain seemingly useless phrases in reading text-books we would
have known instead of trying to recall to our minds the one essential thing over-
VVhen you are not sure of what should be done in a case do not boldly pro-
ceed and dismiss the patient before the demonstrator passes upon it, for that
patient may return before graduation and tell the story, which may mean you
lose ten points on the infirmary record, or, worse still, may be called on the carpet
in the main office. Does it pay?
In the class-room we gain many points on different subjects, which often
are not made clear or brought to our notice in text-books.
Give your attention to the professor and do not try to talk while he is lectur-
ing. He is there to teach you, but he cannot do the subject justice unless he is
given a fair chance.
XVhen time comes for examinations, and you are unable to answer the ques-
tions, don't try to cover your ignorance on the subject by saying he didn't give
us that. just say I didn't pay attention.
VVhy not advance? There is no hand to draw you back, and when you enter
the held of Dentistry as a full-fledged practitioner you will be awakened to the
realization that you are members of mankind facing difficult restorations in the
oral cavity. and, dignified by the profession, must saunter forth with the banner
of earnestness and idealism. K
I hope for a few recruits. Don't be a slacker. Remember, in service lies
treasure, which leads to planes that are higher.
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Ruth and Boaz
QTWO Little Sparrowsj
sHE1z1DANJ L.xw1t13NC15, ic.xNs.xs.
Last spring among the roses' bloom
They came, to glean among the sheaves
XVe gave to them a little room
Upon our porch beneath the eaves.
Then they began a building boom
And joy seemed to Fill their breast,
And like a weaver with his loom
They fashioned there a little nest.
Then little Ruth began to brood,
And Boaz, with true sentiment,
Daily brought her bits of food,
,-Xml paid her courtly compliment.
.Xnd now arrives another spring,
And as the trees put forth their leaves,
I hear the notes of Red Birds ring
As they glean among the sheaves.
If we had the trust of birds,
Of Boaz and Ruth, his little wifeg
Believe the Father's written VVord,
XYe'd solve the problems of this life.
Kansas City Dental College f Nineteen-Eighteen
When in 1895 Roentgen discovered those peculiar ethereal waves which he
chose to call the X-Ray, he gave to the medical and dental professions a wonder-
Mans eyes could see the outer aspect of the human body and the progress
of disease there. Experience and research had aided him in understanding many
changes which took place internally, but it remained for the X-Ray, or. as it is
now known, the Roentgen Ray, to clear up to a great exteat the matter of affec-
tions about and within the bony structures of the body. lt has obviated the
necessity of sacrificing healthy tissue in a blind groping for a seat of affection.
The radiograph points out the affected area and thus materially aids in its erad-
The Roentgen Ray is becoming of supreme importance to the dentist in as-
sisting him in diagnosis. It lays before his eyes a picture showing bone lesions.
dental canal troubles, and antral complications which he would otherwise have
completely overlooked. Or he may use it to confirm or change his opinion con-
cerning a suspected seat of infection. ln cases of fractures of the maxillary
bones, he does not go about blindly in replacing the parts to their correct rela-
tionship, but the radiograph is a definite guide which shows him the exact points
of fracture and the relation of the malposed parts.
Impactions, pathological conditions, etc., are handled much more easily and
more scientifically when the Roentgen Ray is used.
These days we hear much of focal infections and their relation to systemic
affections. The dental profession is being held responsible for the condition
about the roots of teeth, and the radiograph has shown many focal infections to
exist about teeth that have been devitalized.
The same means that shows up the faults must be used by the dentist to
check up on his work and make sure he has done all in his power to prevent fur-
ther trouble. and has done so in a logical way and not haphazardly.
It is the duty of the medical and dental professions to co-operate as never
before. putting forth every effort in solving the problem of eliminating those
conditions which menace life and health.
The radiograph has shown this menace often lies about the teeth and has
been an eye-opener as to the value of the proper care of the teeth. lt is helping
bring Dentistry into its own. Shall we not take advantage of the promotion?
xmas my nam.: College The olar Nineteen-Efznreen
My First Patient
G. T. BENSON, JR.
My first year in Dental College was one of theory and laboratory work.
Many times I wished I might go into the iniirmary or operating room to do some
supposed to be real dental work. Wlieii my first year was completed I was one
step nearer the infirmary. During the summer months I gave little thought to
the dread of my first patient. October came very soon, however, and I returned
for another year. The first thing to be done was to purchase an engine, instru-
ments and case. I looked at them wondering how, when and where I would
use each one. I then had a feeling I can better conceive in my own mind than
speak with my tongue. If I should attempt to express it in words, I would say, a
feeling of dismay.
A few days later while sitting in the infirmary several patients entered. l.
looked for something else to do, but it seemed impossible for me to escape. I was
quite positive I would get one. Sure enough, hardly had I time to take a second
thought when one of the doctors tapped me on the shoulder and inquired if 1
wanted a patient. I would just as soon he had hit me with a clubg it would not
have frightened me any more. There was nothing for me to do but answer, yes.
I sat there a minute dazed, not knowing what to do or say. I succeeded in raising
my anatomy from the chair and advanced toward the patient. A sort of weak-
ness came over me, and surely my face was as red as blood could make it, I inet
the gentleman and requested him to come to another room.
Now I began to exercise my power as an ante-dentist. I seated him,
brought forth engine and case of instruments, subconsciously opened the case
and gazed wonderingly at the many instruments. Not knowing which instru--
ment to use first, and after picking up and laying down every instrument in the
case, I chose the mouth mirror. The examination proceeded and the mirror was
in his mouth when I noticed his head in a very peculiar position, which reminded
me I had neglected to adjust the head-rest, and to add to my embarrassment l
knew not how to adjust it. Though I had ample timc previously to learn how, I
did not avail myself of the opportunity, so when I pushed on one of the levers with
my foot down came the back of the chair and my patient with it. Naturally I
was in a very embarrassing position. I informed the patient the chair was
broken and requested him to move into the next chair, which was vacant. This
time I was lucky enough to push the right lever and adjusted the chair to the
best of my ability or, rather, knowledge.
Once more I took the mirror to observe the defects in the teeth, After a
few minutes of my keen observation and from the view which stared me in the
xmas cny umm cvuege The Qlar .vmreenveignieen
face I thought-but not out loud-the trouble must be in the top set, for a number
of his teeth looked dark and gloomy: but when he felt me picking around his
uppers he soon informed me his trouble was in the lower right first bicuspid.
After locating the cavity, which was in a conspicuous place, I then ventured Lo
remove the decay. I am quite sure I used over half of the instruments in my
case in the cleaning out of this cavity.
My procedure was very complex, taking Dr. Black as my standard. One
instrument was used to remove the decay and then laid asideg dried the cavity
with cotton and chip blower, sterilized it or washed it out with water and then
dived for another instrument to repeat the operation. I kept this up for some-
time until I noticed the patient yawning and seemed exhausted, and I thought it
must be time to let him go for the day. VVe are so thoroughly drilled on sterilizat
tion and sanitation, so I took every precaution to prevent those deadly bacteria
we've heard tell about from sneaking into that cavity before I could seal it, and
then I planted the temporary stopping into it. I made another appointment and
dismissed the patient. I really think he thought it ,would be a disappointment.
To me it was: he did not return.
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City Dental comm The olar Nineteen E g e
The "Sooner" Bunch
J. B. R
M. P. G
C. E. W
P. J. Br
A. H. Fried
N. A. Scis
A. 1. C
C. C. C
C. R. wma
Lane. El Reno.
. H. Randall, Hobart.
. L. Cockrell, Guthrie.
. K. Knower, Enid.
. Y. Swift, XVakomis.
. N. Glaze, Elk City.
. B. Turk, Enid.
xmas cn, Dental cottage Tb e ola r Ninerm-Efghrm
ROBT. G. REED.
It is a well-known fact that a few weeks previous to the clinical examination
usually held by the State Board of Dental Examiners, the most absorbing topic
among those expecting to take the examination is their probable outcome in in-
serting a class three gold foil. The consensus of opinion prevails if this piece of
work is successful their greatest obstacle is over.
Wliile it is no easy task to successfully make a gold foil restoration, I be-
lieve experienced men will agree it requires more skill to properly insert a class
two amalgam filling, both from the standpoint of cavity preparation and in the
manipulation of the material.
There are several factors which probably have led to the misconceived idea
as to which of the two fillings requires the greater skill. First, the fact that gold
is more expensive than amalgam generally prompts the operator to be more ap-
prehensive in his technic. Again, cohesive gold is useless if contaminated,
which is a warning to the operator to be careful. The fact that a class three foil
is partially exposed to view impresses the operator and he endeavors to make a
perfect margin. A better fee is generally received for a gold filling, and no de-
tails are overlooked in this restoration.
On the other hand, the idea of the cheapness of amalgam has led to careless
methods in manipulating such a filling. Many practitioners insert such fillings
disinterestedly and with a feeling if it is a failure it is easily remedied with a
In comparing the points to be observed in a class two cavity and class three,
few words are required to prove cavity preparation of the former requires more
skill on account of comparative inaccessibility. In cutting a class two cavity to
resist displacement of the filling, is it not plain such a cavity requires maximum
resistance, while a class three cavity needs only sufficient retention and resist-
ance to facilitate the malleting in of the foil? The class two has more line
angles, more paint angles and walls to be observed and properly treated.
A cavity in a bicuspid is exceedingly difficult to cut to the desired depth
without endangering the pulp or even exposing it. In class three the direction
in which the greatest cutting is involved never endangers the nerve.
Another point which is of great advantage to the operator in making a
class three gold foil filling is the fact the treating of the margins is a compara-
tively easy task on account of their accessibility. In a class two filling the
gingival margin is extremely difficult to prepare. This is one of the most es-
sential points to observe in such a filling, since this may be a seat of secondary
Kflflwi City Dffil11lC0lIege The Olaf iVinermisEigh1een
decay. liingivitis and pyorrliea follow in the wake of the rough, overhanging
XYhile this treatise is not intended to champion the cause of amalgam as
a tilling material over gold, it will be admitted if as great care were exercised
in the manipulation of amalgam as that of gold, the so-called 'tsilver filling"
would not be associated with the class of patients who are looking for cheap
dental service. There is no reason why an amalgam restoration which serves
to better advantage than other materials should not bring the practitioner a
worthy compensation. The fee should be commanded for service rather than
material used. tlt is a mistaken idea to lead the public to believe you are sell-
ing precious metals: that is an intrusion on the jeweler's businessj
l'rinciples prescribed by lllack should be followed in cavity preparation,
not because Black says so, but because all the principles of scientific Operative
Dentistry are involved therein. Many patients expect a filling to be completed at
one sitting. Do not permit the patient to tell you how long it should require to
insert a filling.
For instance. a mesial proximal cavity in an upper first molar should be pre-
pared to the extent of gaining proper accessibility for a means of separation to
be produced partly in the tooth involved and the adjacent tooth. This will greatly
facilitate cutting away the more inaccessible parts of the cavity at the next sitting
and will also restore the normal position of the tooth. .Xnotlier important ob-
ject in preliminary separation will be to obtain a perfect contact point. If the
adjacent teeth are separated, say one millimeter, when the restoration is made
there will be a space the thickness of the matrix band, which should be entirely
closed. The forcing apart ot' the two teeth one millimeter will be surticient stress
on the peridental membrane and surrounding tissues to restore the teeth to their
My procedure in such a case would be to pack gutta-percha in the proximal
part of the cavity and allow it to be of service in niasticatiug. The separation
obtained in a day or two is surprising.
The separating medium should be packed in such a way as to force back the
gingival tissue in the proximal space. This gives the operator a clear view of
the Held of operation and permits the cutting of the gingival wall at a level be-
neath the normal position of the free margin of the gum. After insertion of
filling the tissue will resume its normal position, serving as the best possible
preventive of secondary decay. XVhen the gum margin is forced back it gives
excellent opportunity to trim and polish the gingival margin, one of the essential
points to be observed in any filling.
.Xt the second sitting gutta-percha should be removed and rubber-dam
placed, The cutting can be done more quickly, with less pain and with less ob-
scurity by saliva. lJon't let a patient tell you when and where to use the rubberf
dam. lt is to the interest of both patient and operator that the dam be used.
Kansas City Denralcwllege The Olaf Nfneleen-Eizhlwn
The cavity prepared, the matrix should be placed so as to secure a perfect closure
at the gingival, buccal and lingual sides. The band should not be close to the
enamel margins, for a good marginal covering cannot be obtained in such a small
crevice. Best results are obtained if amalgam overhangs the outer surface of
the tooth about a millimeter. Later the removal of excess will be explained.
The mix: Either a mortar and pestle or a fair-sized piece of rubber-dam
should be used. After the mix has taken the form of a putty-like mass, great
efficiency can be obtained by kneading it in the palm of the hand. This part of
it should not be viewed by the patient. W'hen the mass has reached the stage
of consistency where mercury will appear when gently massaged, a small portion
about the size of a pea is laid aside and the excess mercury squeezed out of the
remainder. Place half the small piece in the gingival portion of cavity and ma-
nipulate it thoroughly until the mercury appears. Crowd the mass into all angles
and down around the margins, Add pieces of amalgam from the drier mass.
Press and mallet into place. The next step is to place other half of the small
piece in the floor of the occlusal step. XVork in the same previous manner.
Quick action is required from this point, and by the time you reach the occlusal
surface the small amount of excess mercury you left in the first piece will have
traversed the entire mass. Pack occlusal surface nearly as high asthe cusps,
using large pluggers, so the amalgam will be packed and not stirred around.
Excess mercury remains on top. XYith spoon excavator or other instrument tiick
it off. Smooth entire occlusal surface with fiat or knife-edge burnisher without
trying to establish anatomical characteristics. Five minutes later proceed to
scoop away superfluous amalgam and make mesio-buccal transverse groove as
well as the disto-buccal transverse groove, if involved in restoration. If these
lines are properly restored the remaining characteristics can easily be established.
Before the amalgam has reached the stage where carving is difficult the
matrix should be removed and the gingival, lingual and buccal margins perfectly
trimmed. The gingival margin should be polished with a narrow sand-paper
strip and the others with a file or instrument with sharp ninety-degree angle.
VVhen the occlusal marks are being carved the patient should be requested
to close the mouth gently and the marks shown carved deeper. XVhen making
the grooves the superfluous amalgam on the incline planes should be removed,
drawing the instrument towards the filling. At the time of scraping the amalgam
will be sufficiently set so as to cause the peculiar "tin cry" we have heard so
much about. The material is now strong enough to prevent the breaking of the
margins. Above all things to observe on the occlusal surfaces is the mesial mar-
ginal ridge, If filling material slopes toward the approximal space the patient
will return complaining of the toothache from eating meat. Food will force it-
self between the teeth. separating them and irritating gum tissue.
In regard to matrix band it is best to use patented retainer. The band bur-
nished down as much as you estimate will allow the patient to close the mouth.
Kansas City Dental College Qlaf Nineteen-Eighteen
Remove matrix retainer as soon as you are ready to cure for the occlusal sur-
face. As soon as the amalgam resists scraping edge of your carving instru-
ment remove band and care for the gingival, labial and buccal margins. Trim
inargins as near to a polish from that time, as it will be difficult to trim over-
hanging margins after it has set. Rubber-dam may have to be removed to gain
Before dismissing patient see that no undue stress is on any part of the
Kansas City DentalColIe15e The Olaf Nineteen-Ei1.'l1tfv11
Looking back when I's a boy a'coming home from school,
'fhinking of good things to eat and not the "Golden Rule,"
Ht' all the pies and cookies that mother used to make,
.Xnd how I's going to sock my teeth in a piece of chocolate cake.
I would hurry home to do the chores and bring in lots of wood:
Then I'd wash my hands, sometimes my face,
And we'd all sit 'round so quiet while pa was saying grace.
It always seemed to take so long for ma to pour the tea,
For I had been outdoors a-playing and was hungry as could be.
XVhat is that thing you call it?
Oh, yes, I remember-
And when the spring begins to show and the birds begin to sing.
And where, before the snow, the grass began to spring.
'Twas then I'd get to thinking of summer and its joys-
Irlow I could go fishing and swimming with the boys,
And how we'd have a baseball team and play in K-elly's field,
And then we could play like robbers, and the boats we were going to build.
Let's see, what did I say that was?
.-Xnd when I got a little older and went to see the girls
All dressed up in their party clothes with ribbons and curls,
Then I'd get to wondering if she would meet me with a smile,
And maybe we'd go walking, and then we'd'sit awhile
A-holding hands and giggling, like a pair of silly jays,
Wlhile the tickles were running up my spine in a million different ways.
Sure, I remember what that was-
Then one day my dad he said he was going to make a man of me
.-Xnd send me 'way to college, to study dentistry.
And I got to thinking of the good times ahead of that,
Mixing 'round with all the boys and maybe join a frat,
And go to dances and to shows just like the city chaps,
And clutter up a bachelor's room with pennants and traps.
VVhat else could you call that but
anxas City Dental Collegz The Olaf Nineigemfighf
Then came the day of graduation, the time to say goodbye,
The Dean was looking sorrowful, a tear dropped from
All the boys were talking 'bout what they were going
Getting rich at pulling teeth, and plates, and bridges,
I wondered 'bout my own success and tried to look ahead,
XVishing that I had studied more instead of lying abed.
So I went on building castles, a family I'd raise:
Keep on putting by a little to use on rainy days,
I'd buy a little bungalow and a car that's built for fiveg
On Sundays I'd load the family in and go out for a drive.
VVhat's that you say, pipe dream?
I'm old and rather feeble now, 'bout Hnished up the race,
And while I didn't always lead, I helped to set the pa
And made the other fellows keep right up on their toes.
I've had niy share of smiles and tears, and I've had 1
I've helped the other fellow when he was out of luck,
that he was stuck
I'm not altogether satisfied with all the things I've done:
I've had a lot of rainy days and then I've had my fun,
And helped a neighbor out of debt, when he thought
Iiill anticipating now, I'm looking back with sighs,
I'in having lots of time to think and then to realize
That I'd like to start all over and be a boy again,
A-fishing and swimming and playing, and then
I know I'd do just like I've done, but I suppose it's on
For I keep right on a-working and just
y share of blows
Kansas Cily DentalCollege Olaf
The Same Old Story
He was a guileless college youth.
Who mirrored modesty .mil truth,
And sometimes at his musty room,
His sister called to chase the gloom.
One afternoon, when she was there
Arranging things with kindly care,
As often she had done before,
There came a knock upon the door.
Our student, sensitive to tears
Of thoughtless comrades' laughing jeers,
Had only time to make deposit
Of his dear sister in a closet,
Then haste the door to onen wide,
His guest, unbiclden, stepped inside.
He was a cheery-faced olfl man,
And with apologies hegau
For calling. and then let him know
That more than fifty years ago,
XVheu he was in his youthful bloom,
l'le'd occupied that very room,
So thought he'd take :1 chance, he said,
To see the changes time had made.
"The same old window, same old view-
Ha-Ha! the same old pictures, too!"
And then he tapped them with his cane,
And laughed his merry laugh again.
"The same old sofa, l declarel
Dear me! It must he worse for wear.
The same old shelves!" And then he came
And spied the closet door. "The same-"
O, my! A woman's dress peeped through:
Quick as he could he closed it, too.
lle shook his head, "Ah, Ah! the same
Old game, young man, the same old gaiueln
"XVOuld you my reputation slur?"
The youth gasped. "Tl1at's my sister, sir."
"Ali," said the old man, with a sigh,
"The same old lie, the same old lie."
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Tenth Street and Grand Avenue
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
Dental Supplies, Office Equipment,
St. Louis Dental Manufacturing Company
St Louis, Mo.
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
We Carry a Full Line of
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BEST DENTAL SPECIALTIES
MRS. B. N. JOHNSON
414-15 Shukert Bldg.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
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Both Phones Main 2801 COLLEGE BUILDING
Cs for commencement, the Seniors' clelightg
L's for the lecture we hear on that night g
.Ys for announeements-we do it in styleg
Ss for the sheepskin-there's surely il pile.
Ss tonce morej for our spirit that wins by Il mile!
Us for eration, a part of the plan:
17's for feeling that now one's 21 mam!
1 is the number of the classes like ours:
9 are the muses controlling our powersg
1 and but one K. C. D. C. on the billg
S are the fears we are going to kill.
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Mid-term examinations? Plenty of them. They were taken before 'md
after our Christmas feast. Some rode through in szifetyg others had acudents
and broke their harness beyond repairsg while at few discovered too late. to their
dismay, they were riding zt mule instead of Z1 pony.
Ladies' Gloves Cleaned FREE XVe Call and Deliver Promptly
Suits Made to Order All NVork Guaranteed
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Cleaning, Repairing and Pressing by Experts
Home Phone Main 6599
922 Troost Avenue KANSAS CITY, MO.
"Such a noisy place as you live in!
l'Wliat's that screaming?"
"Girl down-stairs getting a tooth out."
t'And that noise upstairs P"
"A baby getting a tooth in."
A British dentist went to a dental depot to buy some teeth. He was asked
whether he preferred English or American teeth, and replied that on no account
were they to give him American teeth, as his client could not stand the American
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Have your eyes examined and if your vision is not normal wear'
glasses! D0n't delay-go only to those who are honest and competent.
Our examinations are the result of vast research and study. Nile stand right
back of our prescriptions, carry the latest in style, have our own grinding plant
and will treat you right.
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Why I Came to K
To tame down my spirits!-I, lJ'Connoi'.
To keep awake-Huey.
To study tinanee-Otten.
To avoid vehicles-Shields.
To keep from getting rusty-Casey.
To scatter Irish wit-Keyes.
To get the "Hull" of life-Simpson.
To get thin-Giltillan.
To take life easy-iiilfoil.
To become an efficient escort-XX'hitson.
To keep out of mischief-Newton.
For socizibility only-Cooney.
To learn the art of pink teas-j. M. -Iolinson.
To drive rlull cures away-M. O'Connor.
To get il pupil's attitufle-Vickard,
To learn how to be brave-Liglit.
To study dentistry-Elliott.
Kansas it Dental College
FOUR YEAR COURSE
Entrance Requirement-Diploma from a Recognized
High School, or Equivalent
1918-19 ANNOUNCEMENT TO BE PUBLISHED IN
Fox FULL PARTICULARS ADDRESS
CHARLES CHANNING ALLEN, D. D. S., SECRETARY
KANSAS CITY DENTAL COLLEGE
N. XY Corner 10th and Troost, Kansas City, Mo.
BELL PHONE GRAND 980 HOME PHONE MAIN 5233
MEET ME AT
SO DIFFERENT CAFE
1030 EAST TXVELFTH STREET
UTWELFTH STREET'S CLASSY PLACE"
Two Blocks South of College
The four college classes in Shakespearean comedies:
Freshman-Comedy of Errors.
Sophomores-Much Ado About Nothing.
juniors-Love's Labors Lost.
Seniors-Allls Well That Ends VVell.
He failed in anatomy, Hnnked in chem.
They heard him softly hiss,
I'd like to find the man who said
That ignorance is bliss.
Who is always spick and span,
Flirts with all the girls
Whene'er he can?
Who? Joe Johnson.
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New Brunswick SPORT BULLETINS
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K. C. DENTAL STUDENTS
H. C. BRYANT, Prop. 1028 E. 12TH STREET
Dental Supplies p
The steady increase in
our business is due to the
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that there is a difference.
612-617 Bryant Building
Kansas City, Missouri
alter P. Krause
Service, Quality and Prices That Are Right
TRY US AND SEE
Price List and Order Blanks Sent on Request
818 Walnut Street
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
I have a little pantry
That needs painting bad,
But the color I've selected
In Kansas can't he had,
I've talked with many painters,
They say I need not try,
The Legislators fixed that
XYhen they made the state bone-dry.
And the prospect looks dullcr,
As the law has plainly said,
You niust choose some other color,
For you cannot paint it red.
It's expensive and disturbinf
Hut my friends will all agree
I can take the Interurlian,
And go down to Klissourie.
But what's the use of kielcinf
And why should any squeal.
I can save up my sponclulicks
And buy an Oldsmobile.
The S. S. White
Equipment Combination " H
COMPLETE CONVENIENT PRACTICAL
Comprises The Diamond Chair and Equipment Stand No. 3
'lihe S. S. Yllhite Diamond Chair combines strength and lightness, smooth
and positive action with wide range of adjustment.
The S. S. lYhite Equipment Stand No. 3 includes S. S. XVhite Electric
Engine, with belt arm and Doriot
Handpiece No. 3: Spiral Flush Spit-
toon, Glass Aseptic Table No. 35
Movable Electric Light and extra
electrical connection for any appliance
operating on full voltage,
or, the Majestic Switch-
board Unit No. 200 illtis-
trated, which is equipped
with reducing resistance
for Mouth-Lamp and
The Spiral Flush Spit-
toon, with its three-faucet
supply head, saliva ejector,
tumbler holder, etc., does
away with cumbersome,
unsanitary hose or rubber
tubing. The water is piped
directly into the base of
the stand, with concealed
piping easily and quickly
accessible through remox
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E. G. CLEAR TRUCKS BY TRIP OR HOUR
Immediate Service. XVe Call for Checks.
Both Phones 594I Main.
BAGGAGE 81 TRANSFER COMPANY
811 CHERRY STREET. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.
A'l'ut Me Amongst the Girls,"-Anderson.
"Damned if the Fellows Cam Do XVithout the Girls."-Cowan.
"Peg of my Heart,"-XVhits0n.
"Yon'll Do the Same Thing Over Again."-Chorus of Teachers.
'Tm Axvfully Glad l'n1 Irish."-Keyes.
"I just Czm't Make My Eyes Behavef'-McCue.
"Nobody Loves a Fat Man."-VVilliamson.
A'Say Boys, I've Found a Girl."-Overstreet.
Senior-Did you ever take chloroform?
Freshman-No, who teaches it?
Simpson-I have something preying on my mind.
Turk-Let it alone and it will starve to death.
S. E. RUGG, Proprietor.
Home Phone 8731 Main.
802 East 9th Street. 817 Charlotte Street.
WE COOK WELL YOU EAT WELL
The Eatwell Restaurant l
lncomparable Success of
THE PEERLESS HARVARD DENTAL CHAIR
is demonstrated by the character of its purchasers. The U. S.
Government sought to purchase more PEERLESS HARVARDS
than its manufacturers could deliver in the required time owing
to tremendous private purchases having already depleted the
stock of the Dental Depots and the manufacturerg yet the re-
quisitions for and The Harvard Company deliveries of PEER-
LESS HARVARDS have been unprecedented.
Already delivered for use in the U. S. Army and Navy. In fact
all the permanent Dental Chairs bought for the Navy have been
PEERLESS HARVARDS. All bythe Red Cross, Hftyin addi-
tion to the above, have been PEERLESS HARVARDS. All
for the Motor Dental Cars furnished by American Dentists,
Dr. S. M. Vveaver of Cleveland, Chairman of the purchasing
committee, are PEERLESS HARVARDS. The purchasing boards
for all these departments seek first of all the highest quality.
The PEERLESS HARVARD is being more rapidly installed
in the highest class oFtices and industrial corporation Dental De-
partments than any other chair. This also could not prevail
were it not the best chair.
THE HARVARD COMPANY
Quality - Accuracy - Character
Consistency in the maintenance of standards of quality
and accuracy are two of the basic operative principles of
this complete plant, equipped with modern machinery,
operated by skilled mechanics, and devoted exclusively to
the manufacture of Ritter Dental Equipment.
These standards are reflected in the character of Work be-
ing done with the tens of thousands of Ritter Chairs,
Engines, Lathes, Air Compressors, Distributing Panels and
Unit Equipments that are in daily use in dental offices
throughout the worIcI.
Free upon request- Interesting illustrated literature de-
scribing our product and service to the profession and also,
if so desired, a little booklet explaining the practical and
convenient deferred payment purchase plan, which makes
it possible to install and have the use of a complete
modern outfit, while paying for same.
THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO.
ROCHESTER, N. Y.
CHICAGO PHILADELPHIA NEW YORK
LAUNDRY AGENCY 5 CHA1RS'N0 NVAITING
K. C. D. C.
BARBER SHOP 1
Just around the Corner-924 Troost Ave.
Headquarters for all Dental Students. Our aim is to please. One of our new features
is hair cutting by electricity. NVhen wanting fine barber work done give us a call.
Why He Liked It.
"I was rumbling along in a street ear the other day when a hatch of young
fellows got on," says a ranehman, who is visiting Kansas City. "I judged that
they were dental students by their funny clothes and queer shaped heads. The
ear was pretty full, and they pushed and snorted back and forth in the aisle,
tramping on peoples feet and committing similar frivolities that-zu-way. Bimeby
they all rared back and fetched loose a long yell. Then the nearest one to me
took a look. and not admiring my face or something, says: "Well, my rural
friend, don't you like it F" "Shore, I like it!" says I. "I'm half-wittetl myself!"
Distracted Mother-"I'm terribly worried. Dear Harold is coming home
on leave, and he tells me he has captured seven Germans. Now I really haven't
the faintest idea what to do with them."
A little bit of writing
Scribbled on El cuff
Helps a guy remember
Lots of handy stuff.
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1130 TROOST AVE. KANSAS CITY MO
Yards --2021 Forest Avenue TelephonesfBell 689 Grand
532 Westport Avenue Home 687 Main
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Wholesale and Retail
All kinds of Domestic Coals that are used in this market.
100 Bryant Building, First Floor,
Eleventh Street and Grand Avenue KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
How Could He Know.
The youth seated himself in the dentistls chair. He wore a wonderful
striped shirt and a more wonderful checked suit, and had the vacant stare of no-
body home. The dentist looked at his assistant. "I'm afraid to give him gasfl
"lVl1y?" asked the assistant.
"Well?" said the dentist, "how can I know when he is unconscious P"
Oh, G'wan Home.
K. C, D. C. Student-'AOffisher, did you shee me f-fall?"
K. C. D. C. Student-"Had you ever sh-sheen me before ?"
K. C. D. C. Student-"Then how d-did you know it washz-me?"
If she says the clockls correct,
You are neutral, we suspectg
If she says the clock is fast,
You are gaining ground at last:
If she says the clock is slow,
You are done for-better go.
All Work Guaranteed. 20 Years EXDCNCHCC-
HOME PHONE soUTH 4251
A. A. RIEDERER
Commercial and Home Portraits.
3306 JEFFERSON STREET KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
Home Phone Bell Phone
4682 Main 3997 Ninin
Dainty Sandwiches, Home-Made
Candies, Fruits, Cigars and
S. E. Corner 10th and Troost.
12th St. and Troost Ave.
Special Prices to
Free Delivery and Prompt Service.
I That's Another Story.
one told a story that he didn't approve of."
Contlitt-"At :1 recent banquet a man got up and left the table because some
The Girl-"Oli, how nohle of him! XYhat was the story?"
Practice Makes Perfect.
"Pardon me for a moment, please," said the dentist to the victim, "hut hefoit
beginning this work 1 must have my drill."
"Good heavens, man!" exclaimed the astounded patient. "Can't you pull 1
tooth without a 1'C1'lC'2ll'S2'l1?H
"YVhat is digitzilisf' asked the quiz master.
Home Phone 5871 Main
Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing
1103 East 12th St. Kansas City, Mo.
S. XY. Cor. Eleventh and Locust Sts
New and Second-Hand Medical
Books Bought and Sold.
"An injury to the hngerf' replied the student.
You ake o
If you select
either of the two I
on this page. Na otcabinet
Both are in hundreds of dental offices and are giving the very
best of satisfaction. Why experiment?
Our new catalog shows a very complete line of furniture,
including several new designs. Shall we send it?
Our goods can be combined with others
and sold on one contract on easy
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Showlng How Some of K. C. D. C. are Earning Thexr Way
We Can Serve YGU
as well as we are serving a good many of your
Sehwartz Bros. Dental Laboratory Co.
ELI P. SCHWARTZ, Gen. Mgr.
7th and Grand Avenue KANSAS CITY, MO.
A postal will bring you our catalogue, stickers, etc.
At a quiz class some one asked Maurice Hardenbrook this question: "What
is cathode F" Maurice's mind was out in Kansas and he came back with this
reply: "I got a letter from her yesterday."
It is our private opinion that if Dr. Stark could convey his opinion of the
Seniors and Juniors to the Kaiser, the German Emperor would shrink from the
idea of ever ruling America.
After all of Dr. Allen's kindness to us, none has taken the pains to make him
a corncob pipe as a reminder of days gone by.
Fellow StudentA"VVhat are you doing, Reed? Soldering a bridge P"
Reed-"No, I was just trying to hoard an airplane."
"l ean't imagine what is the matter with that girl's tooth," said one of our
seniors. "I have put in three treatments of arsenic, and tried pressure anes-
Bauer 81 Coffey
6th Floor Lillis Building
llth and Walnut Sts., Kansas City, Mo.
Home Phone Main 9812 Bell Phone Grand 1434
Since the declaration of war there has been a conspicuous absence of mus-
taches among the boys. Une reason for it may be assumed that most of the boys
thought that they resembled the lxaiser when they thus tried to camouflage. and
of course they wanted to remain popular.
George Lewis says that he cannot find any good reason about the high cost
of living. 'AXVl1y, when I worked in my father! prune shop we used to sell beans
for 75 cents a peck. Now you can buy them at any restaurant for l5 cents
Bob Reed sprung this one on the bunch: "XVhat animal is it that stands on
one leg, has hair on its back, and barks like a dog F" None of them could get it.
saying that they never did understand comparative dental anatomy. "lt's an
ostrich," Bob replied. "An ostrich doeSn't bark like a dog," some one said. "l
know it doesnt" Bob said, "but l wanted to make it harder to guess."
.-Xdams should be well equipped to practice dentistry when he gets his goat
skin. Besides being a good student, he holds the dignified position of riding in-
structor at the Park View Riding Club. As Ur. Stark says, we should apply
ordinary horse sense to our dental practice. Sure, what is horse sense anyway
but stable thought? B,-
Charley hlvers says that he has not yet decided whether he liked army life
yery well oir not. Heisays if you perform all the duties assigned, you will soon
become ambidextrous-literally, ot' course.
Kansas City Dental College The olar Nmelwl Elzhffen
Near to the heart is the flag of a nation,
Whose love and devotion that emblem has won.
Dearer by far than wealth or of station,
Are the Stars and Stripes of our own XVashington
Vlle honor our emblem and are proud of the story
As the flag of our country its prestige enhance
NVith friendship and honor we send our Old Glory
To float o'er the ramparts of LaFayette's France.
lt's nailed to the mast as an earnest of freedom,
To visit all lands and sail every sea,
As God in His infinite justice and wisdom
Created all men with the right to be free.
The falsehood that with age has grown hoary
A blush to the cheek of manhood now brings,
Must forever be erased from the worlcl's category-
The falsely so-called divine right of Kings.
Lead on, dear old Hag, to immortal glory,
In crushing the power of tyranny's clan,
Till the nations of earth shall echo the story,
Of "Peace upon earth and good will to man."
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