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H gSl Da A4 Pffjjb — iM E ' Blli j§ ri h 1$ Ya 1 Da s 1 RHODE ISLAND .STATE COLLEGE . 5 7 7-y r y J9 S German Cljurcf )tU 3tn appreciation of his lopal anb unselfish serbices to us, anb of his unfailing patience anb goob nature, hie bebicatc this book ®f)t 1916 rist lioarb gbitor-in-C|)tef Ralph Earl Glasheen associate (gbitors Gilbert Ralph Cordin Dean Blenus Fraser Charles Edward Seifert Charles Irving Milnes Bertha Adelaide Randall Business iflanager Ernest Elmer Redfern abbertising Jllanager Wesley Crowell Brigham assistant iflanagers Earl Walmsley James Murray Henry prologue - ollotoing tbe custom of prebious pears, toe, tbe (Class of 1916, babe unbertaben ttje task of compiling a boob, tbe cbief purpose of tobicb is to present, in an attractibe form, a recorb of tfje college pear, perhaps none can realise better ttjan tfjose of us tobo babe belpeb in tbis toorb. tbe numerous bifficulties tobicb must be obercome to at least maintain tbe stanbarb estab= lisbeb bp precebing classes. 3)f toe babe bone onlp tbis, toe sball feel tbat our time bas been toell spent. 3lf tbe boob boes not meet toitb pour approbal toe are sincerelp sorrp. iln anp case, toe can trutbfullp state tbat no effort bas been spareb to mabe bolume nineteen of tbe 0rist one tobicb sball bo justice to tbe class anb to 3i bobe Ilslanb £ tate College. 3 f)obe Sslanb )§ tate College Corporation Hon. Zenas W. Bliss Hon. Robert S. Burlingame Hon. Charles Estes Hon. Thomas G. Mathewson Hon. B. Frank Robinson Hon. Walter E. Ranger Hon. Philip A. Money Providence County Newport County Bristol County Kent County Washington County State Commissioner of Schools, ex-officio Member of State Board of Agriculture Officers; of tfjc Corporation Hon. Walter E. Ranger, President Hon. Zenas W. Bliss, Vice-President Hon. Robert S. Burlingame, Clerk and Treasurer Providence Providence Newport ACOLTY Howard Edwards, A. M., LL. D President h K l ; 4 K2; A. M., Randolph-Macon College, 1876; Student, University of Leipzig, 1877-1878; Student in Paris, 1878; Teacher, Bethel Academy, Virginia, 1878-1880; Teacher, Bingham School, North Carolina, 1880-1882; Acting Principal of Bethel Academy, Virginia, 1882-1884; Principal, Tuscumbia Academy, Alabama, 1884- 1885; Professor of English and Modern Languages, University of Arkansas, 1885- 1890; Professor of English and Modern Languages, Michigan Agricultural Col- lege, 1890-1906; LL.D., University of Arkansas, 1891; Leave of absence in France and England, 1891-1892; Entered upon duties as President, July 1, 1906; LL. D., Brown University, 1914. Burt Laws Hartwell, Ph. D Professor of Agricultural Chemistry CSC; 22; 1 K 1 ; B. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College and Boston University, 1889; M. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1900; Ph. D., University of Penn- sylvania, 1903; Appointed First Assistant Chemist, R. I. Experiment Station, 1891; Appointed Associate Chemist, 1903; Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, 1908; Ap- pointed Director, December, 1912. Harriet Lathrop Merrow, A. M Professor of Botany and Secretary of the Faculty B. S., Wellesley College, 1886; Teacher of Science, Plymouth High School, 1887- 1888; Teacher of Science, Harcourt Place, Bambier, O., 1888-1891; Graduate Student, University of Michigan, 1891-1892; A. M., Wellesley College, 1893; Assistant, Botan- ical Laboratory, University of Michigan, 1893-1894; Appointed Professor of Botany, January, 1895. Virgil Louis Leighton, Ph.D Professor of Chemistry A T A • I B K ; I K l ; A. B., Tufts College, 1894; A. M., Kansas State University, 1895; Ph. D., Tufts College, 1897; Instructor in Organic Chemistry, Tufts College, 1897-1901; Appointed Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1901; Professor, 1903. John Barlow, A.M Professor of Zoology A T; t B K; [ K I ; B. S., Middlebury College, 1895; A. M., Brown University, 1896; Assistant Biologist, R. I. Experiment Station, 1898; Professor of Biology, Fairmount College, 1898-1901; Appointed Professor of Zoology, 1901. Marshall Henry Tyler, B. S Professor of Mathematics 0 A X ' B. S., Amherst College, 1897; Instructor at St. Mark’s, 1897-1898; Ap- pointed Master of the Preparatory School, 1898; Professor of Mathematics, 1906. George Edward Adams, B. S Professor of Agriculture B S R I. College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1894; Student, Cornell Uni- versity, 1897 and 1899-1901; Assistant in Horticulture, R. I. Experiment Station, 1895-1901; .Assistant in Agriculture, 1901-1906; Associate in Agronomy, 1906; State Statistical Agent, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 1901; Appointed Professor of Agriculture, 1907. 9 Samuel Harvey Webster, B. S Professor of Civil Engineering I K 1 ; v F; A. B., Waynesburg College, Pa., 1893; Instructor, Jaekson High School, Michigan, 1894-1896; Instructor, Washington State College, 1896-1903; Stu- dent, Iceland Stanford University, 1903-1904; B. S., University of Illinois, 1906; Instructor of Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State College; Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State College, 1907 ; Appointed Professor of Civil En- gineering, 1907. Royal Linfield Wales, B. vS Professor of Mechanical Engineering B. S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1902; Instructor, Massachusetts In- stitute of Technology, 1902-1904; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, State Col- lege of North Carolina, 1904-1905; Assistant Professor of Experimental Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1905-1908; Appointed Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 1908; Dean of Engineering Department, 1909. Leonard Perley Dickinson, B. S. . .Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering A X P; B. S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1896; With American Tele- phone and Telegraph Co., 1896; Instructor in Electrical Engineering, University of Maine, 1898; Instructor in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Tech- nology, 1899; Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Lafayette College. 1903- Appointed Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, 1909. Lester Wells Boardman, A. M Professor of English Literature A K E; A. B Brown University, 1899; A. M., 1902; Graduate Student in English, University of C hicago, 1899-1900; Teacher of English, Cook Academy, Montour Falls, N. Y ., 1900-1901; Teacher of English, The University School, Providence, R. I., 1901- 1904: Graduate Student, Teacher’s College, Columbia University, Summer Sessions of 190.5-1906; Teacher of English, Baltimore City College, Baltimore, Md., 1904-1909; Head of Department of English, 1909-1912; Professor of Literature and Education and Head of the English Department at Rhode Island State College, 1912; Member of National Educational Association. Herman Churchill, A. B., A. M Professor of Rhetoric and Composition B D n; I B K; t K I ; A. B., Syracuse University, 1894; Summer Sessions, Chau- tauqua N. Y.; Chicago University; A. M., University of Wisconsin, 1902; Instructor of English in Academic Schools, 1894-1903; ' English Department, Northwestern University Evanston, 111., 1903-1907; Head of English Department, Southwestern College ; Winfield, Kan., 1907-1909; Head of English Department, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1909-1912; Appointed Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, 1912. Wilbur Egbert Dove, U. S. A Professor of Military Science and Tactics Captain, United States Army, Retired. Cadet at De Veaux College, Niagara Falls, N. Y., 1884-1888; Graduated with the rank of cadet captain; Enlisted in the United States Army, Jan. 28, 1889; Private, °t rP .°«oo an D d SerK ea " t - Co. E. 12th Infantry, 1889-1892; Appointed Second Lieuten- a " t | L l 89 1 Promoted to First Lieutenant, 1898; Captain, 1901 ; Served with regiment, 12th Infantry, in the United States, Cuba and the Philippine Islands; Retired from active service, Dec. 17 1901, as a result of “disability in line of duty due to a wound received in battle . On duty with the United States Infantry Association in Wash- i ' ( D ' C a 04 ' 190 ' ? ; „° n recruiting duty at Albany, N. Y., 1905-1909; Professor of Mihtary Science and Tactics at Fork Union Military Academy, Virginia, 1911- 1912, Transferred to Rhode Island State College, Jan. 2, 1912. 10 Philip Brown Hadley, Ph. B., Ph. D Professor of Bacteriology A l’; 2 ' I ; I K l ; Ph. B., Brown University, 1903; Ph.D., Brown University, 1908; Biologist, Rhode Island State Fish Commission, 1904-1908; Assistant Bacteriologist, City of Providence, 1906-1908; Chief of Division of Biology, R. I. Experiment Sta- tion, 1908; Appointed Professor of Bacteriology, 1913. Mabel Campbell, B. S., B. D. S Head of Home Economics Department — K; B. S., Iowa State College, 1905; B. I). S., Iowa State College, 1908; Student at University of Minnesota, 1908; Instructor, Home Economics Department. Iowa State College, 1906-1910; Head of Home Economics Department, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1910-1913; Head of Home Economics Department, Rhode Island State College, 1913. Roy Bristol Cooley, B.S.A Professor of Animal Husbandry B. S. A., Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, Canada, 1910; Assistant Agricultural Representative, Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1909; Registrar for Sheep and Swine, Dominion Livestock Records, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada, 1910; Instructor of Animal Husbandry, McDonald Agricultural College, (McGill University) 1910-1912; Livestock Inspector, Canadian Pacific Railroad, 1912-1913; Professor of Animal Husbandry, Rhode Island State College, 1913. George Robert Cobb, B. S Professor of Horticulture CSC; B. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College and Boston University, 1908; At A. N. Pierson and Co.’s Greenhouses, Cromwell, Conn., 1908; Appointed In- structor of Horticulture, 1909; Assistant Professor of Horticulture, 1910; Professor of Horticulture, 1913. Francis Hervey Smith, M. S Assistant Professor of Chemistry X 4 ; Ph. B., Brown University, 1905; M. S., Brown University, 1906; Assistant in Chemistry, Brown University, 1906; Instructor in Chemistry, Purdue University, 1907-1908; Appointed Instructor in Chemistry, 1908. Howland Burdick, B. S Assistant Professor of Dairying and Farm Machinery B. S., Rhode Islnnd College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1896; Appointed Assistant in Agriculture, and Farm Superintendent, 1896; Appointed Instructor in Agriculture, 1900; Appointed Instructor in Dairying, 1906. C. Lester Coggins, B. S. Assistant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1907; Graduate work, 1907-1909; Assistant in Physics, Ohio State University, 1909-1910; Assistant in Physics, Dartmouth College, 1910-1912; Instructor in Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1912-1914; Ap- pointed Assistant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, 1914. Alta May Bailey, A. B Dean of Women and Instructor of Physical Training f B K ; A. B., Boston University, 1903; Preceptress and Professor of English and Latin, Oak Grove Seminary, Vassalboro, Me., 1903-1905; Head of English Depart- ment, Laconia, N. H. High School, 1905-1908; Preceptress and Head of English De- partment, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, N. H., 1908-1913; Dean of Women and Instructor of Physical Training, Rhode Island State College, 1913. Thomas Carroll Rodman Instructor in Woodwork Appointed, 1890. 11 m N sii m M m |XK Mabel DeWitt Eldred, B. S Instructor in Drawing B. S., Rhode Island College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1895; Appointed Instructor in Drawing, 1897. Daniel Joseph Lambert Instructor in Poultry Keeping Appointed, 1907. John Raleigh Eldred, B. S Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B. S., Rhode Island College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1900; Engaged in practical work, 1900-1905; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1905-1908; Appointed Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1908. Florence H. Myrick, B. S Instructor in Languages B. S., Wellesley College, 1892; Appointed Instructor in Languages, 1909. Frank Hartwell Bills, B. S Instructor in Mathematics B. S., New Hampshire College, 1910; Appointed Instructor in Mathematics, 1910. Frederick Joseph Godin, B. S. A Instructor in Horticulture O X; B. S. A., Michigan Agricultural College, 1913; Appointed Instructor in Horti- culture, 1912. J. Stanley Beamensderfer, A. M., M. E. . . Instructor in Mechanical Engineering A X A; A. B., Franklin and Marshall College, Pa., 1907; M. E., Cornell University 1911; Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1911-1912; Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Testing Materials Laboratory, Instructor, Rhode Island State College, 1912. Clyde Raymond Perry, B. S Instructor in Chemistry B. S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 191 1 ; Chemist, American Smelting and Refining Co., Monterey, Mexico, 1911-1914; Appointed Instructor in Chemistry, Walter Scott Merrill, B. S Instructor in Civil Engineering B S., University of Maine, 1910; With Maine Central Railroad, 1910-1911; United Vm o e Service „’ 1911-1913; With Valier-Montana Land and Water Co., i Civil George Edward Spencer, B. S Instructor in Botany B. S., Syracuse University, 1914; Appointed Instructor in Botany, 1914. Gladys Elsie Burlingame, A. B Librarian A. B., Smith College, 1911; Appointed Librarian, 1911. Lucy Comins Tucker Sarah Louise Northrup, B. S. Jennie Crandall Thompson. Gertrude Mabel Burdick. . . .Secretary to the President Bursar Bookkeeper Bookkeeper 12 experiment fetation fetaff Howard Edwards, A. M., LL. D .. Burt L. Hartwell, Ph.D., Director Philip B. Hadley, Ph. D P. H. Wessels, M. S F. R. Pember, M. S S. C. Damon, B. S Walter C. Irons, B. S F. O. Fitts, B. S G. E. Merkle, B. S L. S. Crosby, A. B L. P. Howard, B. S Dorothy W. Caldwell, M S Marguerite W. Elkins, M. S Nathaniel Helme E. Elizabeth Meears M. Alice Kimball H. Alida Birch ( President of the College ( Ex-officio Member Agronomy, Chemistry Animal Breeding and Pathology Associate, Chemistry Assistant, Glasshouse Experiments Assistant, Field Experiments Assistant, Field Experiments Assistant, Chemistry Assistant, Chemistry Assistant, Chemistry Assistant, Chemistry Assistant, Animal Breeding and Pathology .Assistant, Animal Breeding and Pathology Meteorologist Stenographer and Librarian Stenographer and Accountant Stenographer 13 0k fg£ r ' it 1 1 ( i 14 THE 1916 GRIST BOARD THE - CLASSES MCMXV MCMXV1 MCMXV1I MCMXV] 1 1 o i ► o-. , jDl S r " 9 ©1 1K5 ? , . y u - «► m J35 i B fist- ? r ' «£} f Ss 9 ©)e Class of 1915 onorarp Jflember Professor Marshall Henry Tyler Class Roll Joseph Elton Nichols, A X A; President Woonsocket Harold Clayton Wilcox, AA1; Vice-President . South Milford, Mass. Kenneth Allen Brownell, A At; Secretary Adamsdale Frank Joseph Lennox, 0 X; Treasurer Woonsocket Clifford Arnold Allenson, P IK Central Falls George Holland Baldwin, A A ' k Pawtucket Robert William Belfit, B l Kingston Raymond Livingston Barney, B 4 Providence Norman Harrison Borden, 0 X Providence Philip Royal Cloke, A At Kingston Carl Lafayette Coleman, P IK Orange, Mass. William Earl Dodge, X t Providence Curtis Wolcott Gates, P IK New London, Conn. Carlisle Hall, B Providence William Frank Hanlin, P IK Arlington Ada LaPlace Harding, 2 T A Lyme, Conn. Leon Irving Harris, A X A Bryantville, Mass. Royal Carleton Hudson, 0 X Phenix Albert Clayton Hunter, B I East Providence John Louis Jackowitz, P IK East Providence Lawrence Fuller Keith, 0 X Brockton, Mass. Henry Clinton Kelley ' , A X A Nayatt Alfred Patrick Kivlin, i At Kingston George Mitchell Lewis Kingston William Emmanuel Lewis, P IK East Providence Albert Edward McIntosh, A X A Providence John Edward Meade, 0 X Nasonville Wesley Clifton Miller, 0 X Providence Harry Oscar Valdimar Nordquist Providence Ralph Langley Parker, AAt Kingston Adelaide Gilbert Watson, 2 T A Peacedale Leroy Allen Whittaker, P IK Central Falls 18 J onorarp Jflcmbcr Professor Herman Churchill (Officers Dean Blenus Fraser President Charles Irving Milnes Vice-President Helena Frances Clarke Secretary Henry Edmond Medberry Treasurer Class distort ' The opening of the college year in September, 1912, found the largest entering class on hand, up to that time, in the history of the college. Registration complet- ed, we proceeded to look each other over, and one and all came to the conclusion that here was a class that was destined to leave its mark on Rhode Island. That we had football material was at once apparent, and the appearance of our co-eds was a matter of pride to every male member of the class. The Sophomores, according to the usual custom, at once decided that we must be shown how small we really were, but in the events that followed, the ability of the 19 lb class to look after its members was amply demonstrated. Some of the, at that time Sophomores, no doubt still remember the little visit paid to Room 44. 19 wm mm ft: XIX In the first track meet we suffered defeat at the hands (or rather the feet) of the 1915 class, but in football we came back strong, and when the final whistle blew, the score stood 6-0 in our favor. For the first time in the history of the col- lege the Sophs had been defeated by the Freshmen. As had teen agreed upon, this gave us the right to fly our class flag from the pole for twenty-four hours. The next day, a bold Sophomore by an exhibition of reckless dare-deviltry, never before surpassed or equalled, pulled down the flag while no one was around and made off with it. Altho excitement ran high for some time, and several Sophs were rather roughly handled, the flag was never recovered. In baseball we were also defeated by T5. The following year we again renewed old traditions by defeating the entering Freshmen in both track and football. In basketball and baseball, however, they were too strong for us, and our teams went down to defeat. Since becoming Juniors, our main endeavor has been to avoid the automatic ejector. Some, we regret to say, have failed to do this and others only by the des- perate expedient of changing courses or joining 1917. For the most part, however, we are “getting by” and expect to be there strong at the finish in 1916. 20 21 ffeceosi Daniel Gaskell Aldrich, P I K Georgia ville, R. I. “Danny” “Skunk” “Funnyface” Agriculture Class Football (2); Stock Judging Team (2); Glee Club (2) (3); Class Debating Team (1) (2); Varsity Debating Team (1); Secretary Debating Society (2); President (3); President Athletic Association (3); Assistant Manager Football (3). The “Skunk” passed a short part of his young life in the West, but being strong for R. I., he now hibernates on Kingston Hill. Since his arrival, the college has lieen raised to a higher plane due to his instructing the Profs on “How we do it at Ames”. The freshman year was spent in manufacturing “Whistles”. This pursuit brought untold correspondence the following summer. Later, his achievements for the “Scotts” indicate his emulation of Robert Bruce. However, Danny is a conscientious worker; and al- though he missed a term, we expect to find his “Funny- Face” with us when the final gong rings. Harold Congdon Anthony, i A ' P Newport, R. I. “Mark” Agriculture Class Basketball (1) (2); Class Baseball (1) (2); Class Track (1) (2); Glee Club (1) (2) (3). Our whistling friend from Newport, although always inclined to be a pest, has much to offset his faults, es- pecially his loud colored ties. Though he is an Aggie, he has high hopes of becoming manager of the College Hof-Brau in which he is now in line for advancement. We, however, cannot pass him by without calling your attention to his high qualities as a soldier, shown by his position of High Private in the rear rank. William Joseph Becker, Jr., 0 X Ridgewood, N. J. “Bill” “Lieut” Mechanical Engineering Secretary Athletic Association (3); Band (3). Stop! Look! Listen! You can well waste a few minutes by scrutinizing this picture. By the “step- by-step” process of reasoning, you can’t go wrong in determining just what this picture portrays. It’s just “Big Bull Becker”, the famous Mexican athlete. Bill rolled in from W. P. I. this year and joined the ranks of the Juniors. It was not long before he joined the Fussers Club and — there is a saying, “The bigger they are the harder they fall”. “Lieut” can always be found doing what a loyal Fusscr should do whenever he isn’t eating or grinding. Happy days, Bill. 22 IIMSUM XK Wesley Crowell Brigham, P I K Pawtucket, R. I. “Wobble” “Brig” Electrical Engineering Manager Class Football (1); Varsity Football (1) (2); Class Basketball (1) (2); Vice-President Athletic Association (2); Beacon Board (1) (2) (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2); 1916 Grist Board (3); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3). Wesley entered here to pursue a course in chemistry, but after a two years chase he gave up the pursuit and changed to electrical. To look at this picture no one would think that it is the same fat person who is usually seen drifting idly ’round the campus in blue sweater, " high waters”, and moccasins, but he is the one. Brig came to us from Pawtucket in 1912 and has been trying to live it down ever since. Brig’s motto es “As we jour- ney through life, let us live by the way”, but “nix” on the cherries. Dorothy Isabelle Burr, 2 T A East Providence, R. I. “Dot” “Dibs” Home Economics Class Vice-President (1). Dot claims Riverside as her present home but we fear that a new port (Newport) will claim her soon. Her chief occupation is watching from any convenient win- dow for a “free man”. Dot is inclined to be musical but the selection which charms her most is a little whistle. What little time Dot has left from this and her studies is claimed by the girls; no fun seeming to be complete without her. Everett Augustus Carleton, 0 X Greenwood, Mass. “Evr” Agriculture Class Football (1) (2). The first stumbling block that “Ev” ran up against was a tongue-tied bell, yet he usually succeeded in find- ing a remedy before it was too late (by the village clock). The second great event in Everett’s college career was his appointment to the honorable position of office boy. As an office boy, he is a success for the fussers. No, he is not a ladies’ man himself, but you can sec him any night, about ten o’clock, prancing toward Davis; he is going to finish some of his office (?) work. 23 MSS Ambrose Royle Chantler, AA Pawtucket, R. I. “Musty” “Brosie” “Casearet” Chemical Engineering Soph. Hop Committee (2). “Brosie” entered high school away back in the dark ages, and in 1912 he decided that he had absorbed all the education that Pawtucket and Woonsocket could afford, so he came to Kingston. In spite of his ridiculous preparatory education he has made good in a scholastic way. “Brosie” is inclined to be somewhat pessimistic of a would-be engineer’s future, and spends hours at a time in trying to find an instance where a chemical engineer has succeeded in life. He is slightly round-shouldered from carrying the burdens of some of his friends. Helena Frances Clarke, 2 T A East Greenwich, R. I. Applied Science Class Secretary ' (3). • You now behold the picture of a most brave and learned person. You’ll admit that any one of our fair co-eds who voluntarily tackles the Chem. option in Applied Science has some courage. However if you ex- pect to obtain much information by loitering in the immediate vicinity you are liable to disappointment. For, if you happen to be a mere male creature, your presence is no t desirable. And also Helena believes in the old theory ' that if you tell everyhodv what you know they will know as much as you do. Nevertheless, all the girls will tell you that when it comes to having a good time, she is one of the bunch. Clarence John Conyers, A A ' k Cranston, R. I. “Jerry” “Clyde’ ’ Agriculture ( lass Football (1) (2); Class Baseball (1); Class t ni (2) ' ars ' y Football (3); Soph. Hop Commit- .lerry arrived from the “Jail Town” in the fall of 1912 and naturally was under suspicion at first. He is a very versatile person. His voice is a rare, ripe tenor, better known as an onion tenor. In the summer he may be seen riding bare-back on one of John D.’s oil wagon horses through the outskirts of Providenee. In the winter he keeps the house warm for his fratcmitv brothers with a heat unit of his own, “The Conyers 1 hermal Unit,” which has a negative value. 24 Gilbert Ralph Cordin, P I K Providence, R. I. “Bert” Chemical Engineering Class Football (1) (2); Beacon Board (1) (2) (3); 1916 Crist Board (3); Assistant Manager Baseball (2); Manager (3). Providence thrust this chubby person upon the world in 1892. Sometime later Providence Tech adopted him and in 1912 R. I. S. C. became his nursery. Yes, you are right. He is funny looking. They could not take a profile picture because they would not have been able to get in the extremity of his breathing ap- paratus. Hairy, you say. He is like that all over. Bert is a clever boy just the same, and also some dancer. “Jimmy” said so. Nevertheless, Bert is quite a chemist, and we are sure that his future will be most pleasant and prosperous. Emilie May Curran, 2 T A Pawtucket, R. I. “Shrimp” Home Economics Secretary Y. W. A. A. (2); President (3); Treasurer Y. W. C. U. (2); Vice-President (3); Northfield Dele- gate (1). “Shrimp” came to us in 1912 from Pawtucket, but it isn’t quite as bad as it sounds for she seems to have overcome that handicap. She has developed into a truly R. I. student who is almost as willing to call Providence “home” as Pawtucket. Her favorite pas- time when not “Napping” between the hours of 4.30- 6.00 is library “work”. We predict for her that in- stead of becoming a Food Bacteriologist (as she says she intends) that she will become a dispenser of food in a private boardin’ (Borden) house. Henry Fales Daniels, 0 X Pawtucket, R. I. “Danny” “Hefty” Civil Engineering Band (2) (3); Corporal (2) (3); Soph. Hop Commit- tee (2). “Danny” is surely a high financier, for if he borrows a nickel he is sure to pay it back one cent at a time; while if it be tobacco, one may as well kiss it good-bye. “Hefty” is known as the original hard guy. He ad- mits it himself. He needed neither overcoat nor hat until he froze his face one morning last winter, but since then his flintyness of structure seems to have dis- appeared. His greatest ambition is to hold the rod for “Pa” Webster. We all wish “Hefty” the best of success in the years to come. 25 Wilfred Ross Easterbrooks, A X A Wakefield, R. I. “Geek” “Easty” Civil Engineering Class Track (1). The reason that this gentleman’s head is so far from his body is on account of the length of his neck. Of this specific part of his gigantic form there has been circulated an astounding story which claims that “Easty” can sit in his home in Wakefield of an evening and stretch his neck down to Wordens Pond, where his fond love receives a resounding smack, and reaches in vain to embrace his poor head as it returns to Wake- field to spend the rest of the evening. Frank Aloysius Faron, A A ' k Woonsocket, R. I. “Dimples” “Frankie” Electrical Engineering Class Baseball (1) (2); Manager (1); Class Track (1) (2); Class Basketball (1); Varsity Track Squad (1); Polygon (3); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3). One day in June, 1912, the principal of Woonsocket High clapped Frank A. Faron on the shoulder and with tears in his eyes said, “I cannot teach you anything more.” Having visions of future triumphs in electri- cal engineering, Frankie packed his valise and gently swooped down upon the peaceful village of Kingston. Mastering the most difficult propositions in calculus, chemistry, and nature study, Frankie has soared up the scholastic ladder with fond hopes of graduating in 1916. He certainly lives up to his motto: — “Burn the midnight oil, boys, “And keep from maidens coy.” Ernest George Field, A X A Providence, R. I. “Commodore” Mechanical Engineering Secretary Y. M. C. A. (1); Treasurer (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2) ; President Rifle Club (3) ; Corporal (2); First Sergeant (3). Ladies and gentlemen, we have here a source of in- formation which makes the Encyclopedia Brittanica look like a primary school reader. If there is anything Ernest doesn’t know about, from sewing on a button to designing a bridge, we have yet to find it out. The only thing he can’t explain is just why he is wasting his time here, instructing the profs. That the abilities of this great man are not limited to beanwork is shown by the fact that he was unanimously elected Commo- dore of the R. I. S. C. Navy in his freshman year. 26 iCfaC (6R3SC XIX Dean Blenus Fraser, 0 X Brockton, Mass. “Cherub” “Whisk-broom” Civil Engineering Class Secretary (1) (2); President (3); Class Base- ball (1) (2); Class Track (2); Kingston Prize Essay (2); Class Debating Team (2); Vice-President Debat- ing Society (3); Varsity Debating Team (3); Assistant Manager Baseball (3); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); 1916 Grist Board (3); Rifle Team (3); Polygon (3). Finding the cares of business out of his line, “Cherub” decided to come to the large city of Kingston and lie- come a civil engineer. Since September of 1912, fame and fortune have favored the promising youngster and he now bids fair to outshine the great Goethals. Even tho’ his cares are many, Whisk-broom, the clean-up kid, finds much time to spend in Davis Hall. Wandering hence from thence one winter’s day, the illustrious Fraser made his most famous discovery — that you can go rowing on the ice. Thomas William Freeman, P I K Newport, R. I. “Blondy” “Tom” Civil Engineering Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Orchestra (1) (2) (3); Assistant Leader (2); Manager (3); Varsity Basketball (1); Class Baseball (1) (2); Varsity Football (2); Corporal (2); First Sergeant (3). This specimen with the golden locks and the win- some smile, the Venus like form etc., etc., is our “Blonde Swede”. His works on “Information and Advice to the Lovelorn” yet unpublished, have sealed his future success. Tom sings and plays with a charm. The charm is so touching that one must not linger in its presence lest he lose his nerves. Tom’s heart Burr(ns) for just one little “Dot” and she “Is-a-belle.” Ralph Earl Glasheen, 0 X Brockton, Mass. “Gus” Civil Engineering Class Track (1); Class Basketball (2); Class Foot- ball (1) (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Editor-m- Chief 1916 Grist (3). Behold, fellow class-mates, the light and choicest spirit of this our Grist Board, possessing a voice that might be the envy of Jove, a gait and facial expression copied from Apollo, and a gift of gab that would make Socrates back water. . Although Gus’ greatest love is for his pipe, his hobby was women. However, one of the fair residents of Davis Hall now claims all his attentions, and we predict a suc- cessful career for Gus as a civil engineer in a town by the sea. 27 6L Franklin Perry Goddard, 0 X Newport, R. I. “Rep” Electrical Engineering Corporal (2); Second Lieutenant (3). Tradition tells us that Franklin came to us in the fall of 1911 from Newport. How that secluded city ever gets along without him during the winter we are not prepared to state. As a shuffler of the paste-boards and a consumer of the vile weed he has no rival. His common boast is that he has left more shoe leather on the road to Peacedale than any other man in college. Clinton Dexter Hawkins, P I K Pawtucket, R. I. " Hawky” “Little Eva” Chemical Engineering Manager Class Basketball (2); Glee Club (1) (2); Assistant Leader (3); Orchestra (1) (2); Corporal Band (2). “Hawky” is a developed culture of bacteria from the sediment of the Blackstone River. He has hope (Hope) for success with his new play entitled “Love’s Reward” or “The Draw ' -String Basket " . It portrays two love-sick men who sent goodies and love letters to two captured maidens in a girls ' dormitory. " Hawky” is an honor student in “Bumming the Makings” and “Fussing”. To most of those who know him — thev don’t appreciate him. Roswell Woodward Henninger, P I K Williamsport, Pa. “Heinie” “Coca” “Banty” Agriculture Class President (1); Class Basketball ( 1 ) ; Class Base- ball (1) (2); Varsity Football (1) (2); Corporal (3). The famous “Heinie” blew in from illiamsport, Pa., in the fall of 1912 and has been blowing ever since. Because of " Banty’s” high school rep and his lack of wearing apparel he was given a football suit upon his arrival at R. I. S. C. This showing up his form to ad- vantage, he was allowed to act as mascot for two years. “Coca will without doubt make a successful poultry man. He has had varied experiences as a “chicken fancier , gaining his reputation along this line nt Y ick- ford, N akcneld, Providence, and last of all, Pcnnsyl- vania. 28 6L wm- €k€ (SUM James Murray Henry, P I K Stonington, Conn. “Mul” “Mary” Mechanical Engineering Manager Class Basketball (1); Class Baseball (1) (2); Assistant Manager Football (2); Manager (3); Student Council (2) (3); Polygon (3); Class Treasurer (2); Corporal (2); First Sergeant (3); 1916 Grist Board (3). When Mul first arrived in Kingston he was much im- pressed by its size, for you must know that he lived in Stonington all his life. This didn’t hinder him in his studies and forthwith he started to “clean up”. He soon found that he didn’t have eno ugh on his mind, so he proceeded to be elected football manager and took over the cares and trials of that precarious job. Our fair co-eds have had few charms for Mul, but a certain school teacher has caused him to forget his worries occasionally and make tracks for Wakefield. We wish you success, Mul. Edwin Douglas Hill, B 4 Providence, R. I. “Doug” Agriculture Glee Club (1) (2); Beacon Board (2) (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Corporal (3). It is said that every time Doug visits the dairy barn, he first sends in his card, and then after donning rubber gloves proceeds to extract the lactial fluid from the female of the bovine species. While in college, Hill’s time is evenly divided between various card games and Davis Hall. Upon leaving Kingston, Doug in- tends to practice scientific agriculture in the suburbs of Usquepaugh. Great success is predicted for this exponent of “Gentlemanly Agriculture” who, while here, has shown marked ability in the use of a certain kind of fertilizer. Leonard Stanley Holley, B l Wakefield, R. I. “Len” Agriculture Class Football (1) (2); Assistant Business Manager Nona Dramatic Club (2); Business Manager (3); Corporal (3). “Len” was born in the suburbs of the city of Wake- field during the year 1894. In high school, he soon became famous for his ability to create disturbances, and his success at winning the admiration and affec- tion of all the girls. But his career in the last men- tioned attainment was short, for he was captured and subjugated by one of the fair ones of his own class within the first year. And he has never been able to escape from this captivity, although she allows him to attend R. 1. S. C. five days out of seven, as a reward for good conduct. 29 IM «iM li ixix Earl Joseph Hope, A A ' P Woonsocket, R. I. “O P” Civil Engineering Class Track (1) (2); Varsity Track Squad (2); Tennis Champion (1) (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Corporal (3). Although severely handicapped by the fact that he hails from “Little Canada”, the illustrious youth, whose beaming countenance you see before you, came to R. I. with the fond Hope of becoming a civil engineer. Civil — maybe, engineer — never! Earl is some “atleet” too, never even takes off his collar to do six feet in a pole vault. We often wondered why he refused to take off his collar. Perhaps it is a sign of a “rough-neck”. Outside of that, he’s all right. Annie Sarah Hoxsie, 2 T A Canonchet, R. I. “Ann Hawks” Home Economics Treasurer Y. W. A. A. (1); Vice-President (3); Dele- gate, Silver Bay (2); Delegate, New England Hygiene Conference (2). A es, “Ann Hawks” is as healthy as she looks, although she docs not care to be reminded of the fact too often. We can’t help but notice her increasing attraction for Kingston “Hill”, which is certainly a radical change from her first impressions, as every Friday was put to good use. Nature studies attract Annie, a fact which is well proven by her frequent walks to Wolf Rocks. Annie is an efficient student in Domestic Science, which talent she practices Friday evenings. The re- sults of her efforts are fully appreciated although her serving faculties may not be. Robert Charles Kirk, A A$ Pawtucket, R. I. “Bob” “Calamity” Civil Engineering r, a JJ a , ger P ass ra( ’k (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Color Guard (2) (3). “Bob”, the Billy Sunday of the college, was wished on us two years ago. Overcoming a natural bashful- ncss. Bob has developed a fondness for wild-cat theories which always land him into difficulties. Bob is the president of the Literary Club which he founded. This is a debating society with only one subject for debate, namely— “Who can howl the loudest”. He always wins. The embodiment of wisdom, Bob, is destined to be- c ?, me . a lading factor in the engineering world, for atter leaving college he will probably resume his trade. tie is a brick-layer. 30 6L 8M MIM Seth Frederick Hadley Lagerstedt, 0 X Brockton, Mass. “Rabbit” “P. B.” Agriculture Class Football (1) (2); Captain (1); Class Baseball (1) (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Corporal (3). “Rabbit”, the hot weather pitcher, arrived from Brockton with a great “rep”, but as we have no weather hot enough, he jumped to the King Fizzaway League. Beside being an “atleets”, Rabbit became a fusser, dancer and social lion in Wakefield. During his junior year he became acquainted with a maiden at the Kings- ton Inn. And although we do not know what his in- tentions might be, we have all become accustomed to seeing him wheeling her back and forth through the village street in a cane chair. Good luck, Rabbit. Lester William Lloyd, 0 X Blandford, Mass. “Pop” “Rollo” Agriculture Class Track (1) (2); Varsity Track Squad (2); Class Football (1); Varsity (2) (3); Vice-President Athletic Association (3). Gentle reader, in this picture you see “Rollo”, the athlete and globe-trotter. No doubt some of you have read of his travels in the book entitled “Rollo in Paris”. This wonderful youth came into prominence at Rhode Island through his banner agency. It is said that he could make money on a rock in the wilderness. Rollo has great hopes of earning his It. I. in track, and as a result has used the road to Wakefield regularly. His chief occupation is to serve the faculty. George Emile Lussier, i A4 1 Woonsocket, R. I. “Piker” “Luke” “Loose” Electrical Engineering Class Basketball (1) (2); Captain (2); Class Base- ball (1); Varsity (2); Class Football (2). George insisted upon eating his Thanksgiving din- ner before he joined us in 1912. Just why he wants to be an engineer is a mystery both to the Profs and to the students. “Loose” naturally turns to literary lines and takes particular pleasure in writing a short book to Elgin, 111., every week. He is quite fond of words, especially “Vivian’ s Eyes”, of which he has made con- siderable study. “Loose” has made good in all ath- letics, and last year was first string ’varsity pitcher. Unless sentenced for murder of the fellow who wakes him ten minutes early for breakfast, he will probably get through in ' 16. 31 Leander Wallace McLeod, 2 N (Brown) Providence, R. I. “Butser” “Carranza” Mechanical Engineering Varsity Football (2) (3); Varsity Baseball (2). Do not be alarmed, gentle reader, this is not Carranza the revolutionist. On the contrary, this young man is of a peaceful nature, having been very effectually tamed and subjugated by the disciplinarians of Brown. During a lull in the hostilities there, “Carranza” made a successful retreat to Kingston and joined the class of 1916. “Butser” has never exhibited a very pro- nounced desire for studying, but manages in some mysterious way to stay with the crowd. His forte (?) is English 4. Henry Edmond Medbery, AA$ East Providence, R. I. “Hy” “Huckleberry” Applied Science Class Football (1) (2); Varsity Debating Team (1); Treasurer Debating Society (2) (3); Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Class Treasurer (3); Beacon Board (2) (3). After being tamed at East Providence for four years, “Med” was sent here for further confinement. His persistency in football is to be admired as he is famous for his ’varsity shoulders and defeat (de-feet). If his growth had not gone to his feet he might have been a giant. He is also the pride of Company B and hopes to be a corporal some day. Nevertheless he is a good student and feels confident every time he takes an exam. Here’s hoping he makes good as a scientist, which voca- tion he chose after finding the Aggie course too easy for Etta Elizabeth Meears Norwood, Mass. “Bess” “Paul Revere” Home Economics 1914 Class Secretary (1): Literary Society (1); 1914 Basketball Team (1); Dramatic Club (2) (3); Beacon Board (2) (3). Bess entered with the class of 1914 but after the first year she decided to wait for the class of 1916. This was one of the many times when Bess showed her good sense. Of the many (?) songsters of Davis Hall, she is one of the best. Bess is a frequent visitor at West Kingston. We don’t know why, but we often notice that in the dining hall another chair is vacant at the same time. She likes to wear a “Red” “Cloke” to “Keith’s” on “Field” Day. Her strong point is her many brothers (?). 32 Charles Irving Milnes, B f Providence, R. I. “Cy” Chemical Engineering Class Football (1) (2); Varsity Football (3); Class Vice-President (3); Corporal (3). Cy, after preparing at Classical, came to R. 1. and due to his natural quietness and the overshadowing brilliancy of H S Ex “16”, combined with a little graft on the part of the railroad company, this nebula did not show his manly proportions until his second year. Now he can be found at any time in the Chem. Lab. where he finds much pleasure in painting the ceiling with H 2 S0 4 while trying to perform a Kjehdahl de- termination. Cy never rough-houses nor uses profane language, and since his affections are elsewhere, Davis Hail has no attractions for him (? ? ?). Theodore Andrew Palmer, B l Hope Valley, R. I. “Ted” Agriculture Class Football (2) (3); Class Track (1) (2); Varsity Track (1) (2); Corporal (3); President 1. P. A. (3); Stock Judging Team (2). Theodore Palmer, the perfect man, the man of bul- lock strength! Can you even imagine another person who was never beaten at chopping wood, wrestling, milking, or anything else you could bring up? As a junior he won renown on Bill Lewis’ scrub team by working those famous slaughter plays entitled “Pal- mer Take the Ball”. In East Hall, to start a rough- house and then help the monitor quench it, was his favorite pastime. Ted has also been a frequent visitor at Davis Hall. Perhaps his religion led him there. Clarence Howard Parker, 0 X Brockton, Mass. “Park” “Shorty” Mechanical Engineering Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Assistant Manager Track (2); Manager (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3). Clarence arrived in Kingston along with several other members of the Brockton Crew. That he is still loyal to his old home town is shown by the fact that so far neither Wakefield nor Davis Hall have been able to claim any serious attention from him. During the summer vacations canoeing is his favorite pastime and — but never mind, we won’t mention it here. We ex- pect to see him some day manufacturing the then famous Parker four-cylinder motor-cycle motor, the model of which, except for a few minor details, is already com- pleted. 33 Bertha Adelaide Randall, 2 T A Providence, R. I. “Buff” Home Economics Soph. Hop Committee (2); Delegate, New England Hygiene Conference (2); 1916 Grist Board (It). Cheerful, always good-natured, a friend of everyone, is " Buff”. Bertha is the speed artist of the campus, her best record being twenty minutes between Science and Davis. There isn’t a soul on the campus that could say that they didn’t have at least a speaking acquaintance with " Buff”. When a good time is com- ing, " Buff” is there strong, furnishing her ever cheerful presence as well as the makings of a feed. “When studies interfere with pleasure, give up the studies,” says Buff; but though she follows this motto, her record does not show it. Phineas Munsell Randall, P I K Westerly, R. I. “Phinncy” Electrical Engineering Class Treasurer (1); Class Football (1) (2); Class Baseball (1) (2); Glee Club (1) (2) (3); Secretary Electrical Engineering Society (2) (3); Quartet (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Varsity Football (3). Here we have “Phinney” late of Westerly, who has accomplished the above stunts since he landed in our midst in 1912. Phinney immediately acquired a pull with the belle (bell) and was the man of the hour for a year. He always was a shady fellow, and during his Sophomore year spent his nights prowling about the campus, “watching” while others slept. One of his ambitions not yet accomplished is to form a real head out of Westerly granite. After graduation Phinney will either go to work or teach in Pratt Institute. Ernest Elmer Redkern, 0 X Woonsocket, R. I. “Red” “Kicky” Chemical Engineering Class Track (1) (2); Manager (1); Captain (2); Varsity Track Squad (2); Class Football (1); Manager (2) ; Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Beacon Board (2); Managing Editor (3); Business Manager Student Handl ook (3); Secretary-Treasurer Student Council (3) ; Business Manager 1916 Grist (3). A full account of the life and works of this remarkable personage would occupy about ten volumes. Of his success in business and high finance it is enough for us to say that he has his mail addressed to “The Manager of Rhode Island State College”. Our eminent chemical authority, “Honk”, will testify to " Red’s” genius as a gas manufacturer. He admits himself that he’s some athlete. " Kicky” finds his greatest joy in expounding upon the things which appeal most to him; namely, being rich, getting married, and committing suicide. 34 Homer Ransom Rowell Groveland, Mass. “Handsome” “Lady” Agriculture Rifle Team (1); Scholastic Honors (1) ; Stock Judging Team (3). “Lady” Rowell, “Queen of the Highbinders " ! Here she is. While not engaged in the active and energetic work of her sewing society, the “Lady” is out fighting for prohibition. We often believe that this latter en- thusiasm is wholly hypocritical, even though the Pro- hibition Club made her its reporter. The “Lady” will take up agriculture as a future pur- suit, and we hope that Prof. Adams will be more careful hereafter about speaking too harshly to her. Charles Edward Seifert, A A Chcpachct, R. I. “Charley” “Cy” Electrical Engineering Varsity Baseball (1) (2); Varsity Football (2); Scho- lastic Honors (1) (2); Class Football (1); Class President (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Treasurer Electrical Engineering Society (3) ; 1916 Grist Board (3); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3). This tall bone-yard in human form came to us from the w ' ilderness of Chepachet, a place that Charles is trying hard to have put on the map. “Cy” has fond hopes of becoming an electrical engineer for the sole pur- pose of being a motorman on a certain country car line. Although Cy has won high honors as a “woman chaser” and “heart breaker”, he has also won his laurels as a great baseball player, being one of Rhode Island’s re- liable (?) pinch hitters (Batting average .001%) Carleton Webb Short, B East Providence, R. I. “Carl” “Shortie” Chemical Engineering Scholastic Honors (1); Class Football (2); Polygon (3). East Providence heaved a sigh of relief when “Shortie” matriculated at Kingston in 1912. “Solitary confine- ment” in East Providence caused him to reform and win Freshman honors. He soon tired and began his rest. His delicate constitution and affinity for breaking apparatus has made him fear going to class too often. Although overawed by the imposing solemnity of the campus, he feels (W)right at home in Wakefield. His downfall must be attributed to Williamson and Usque- paugh. 35 |i M (fiRiSC XK Kenneth Matteson Slocum, 0 X Central Falls, R. I. “Sloe” Civil Engineering Class Baseball (1); Glee Club (2) (3); Corporal (3); ThisT curly- haired boy drifted into Kingston with the rest of the gang, believing the one square mile of the big city not quite large enough to contain both he and his wonderful voice. Sloe’s main ambition in life is to become a bona-fide civil and build a real railroad between Central and Saylesville; to what purpose he intends to put it is beyond us. Incidentally, Sloe can invent more ways of having a good time than can any six ordinary mortals. Harold Burlen Smith, A A ' I ' Brockton, Mass. “Actor” “Smithy” Applied Science Dramatic Club (2) (3); Vice-President (3). “Smithy” came to us from the “Shoe City” fully resolved to become a noted engineer, but like many others, decided that he was better fitted to become a scientist and hence changed his course. During his sophomore year he contracted the W ake- field habit, and on more than one occasion, while “everything was dark”, he has been seen plodding to- ward his Lachymal Palace above the fields where the dandelions grow profusely. He is a good actor, how- ever, and made a name for himself in “Alabama”, where his chief delight was in catching frogs. Thomas Francis Victory Warren, R. I. “Onto” “Vic” “Doctor” Electrical Engineering Class Football (2); Class Debating Team (2); Cor- poral (3). Thomas Carlyle Huxley Victory, an exponent of Huxley and Keystone Comedies, arrived from Warren a quiet retiring little man, but college has added to him wonderfully so that now he even wears a pair of tortoise shell glasses. “Onto” uses his think tank in classes with as much ease as he does at the “Frog” whist parties in his own town. At “indoor sports” he is an all round athlete. In love he is no laggard and draws no lines as to race, creed or color. 3(i €k€ W XK Earl Walmsley, 0 X Anthony, R. I. “Duke” “Claud” Chemical Engineering Class Baseball (1) (2); Class Track (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); 1916 Grist Board (3). It must have been a busy day in Quidnick when “Duke” left to enroll at Rhode Island in the easy course of Chem. Engineering. Since then he often complains of the course being too easy, and wonders if he will ever be able to earn money enough to support — well, he doesn’t say it, but we have all seen her. That “Claud” is an especially good student was shown when “Pete” flunked him in Forge. Nevertheless, some day we will hear of Earl at the head of some fertilizer estab- lishment, even if he does knock the Aggies. Vincent Case Young, 0 X Bristol, R. I. “John Hoong” Mechanical Engineering Class Track (1); Class Basketball (1) (2); Rifle Team (1); Band (2); Corporal (3); Class Vice- President (2); Varsity Basketball (1). Wakefield is a long walk and the Pier still further, but this doesn’t bother “Hoong” as he travels in his Ford by (K)night. Vincent is second only to Herreshoff, and if he lives up to our expectations he will build a cat-boat in which to tour the world with a pipe and a “Popular” as com- panions. He is one of our best barometers on the cam- pus; an absence from breakfast indicates a storm. It storms often. We all wish him a successful career as a mechanical engineer. 37 WM mM wm XIX Phantom l oll Roland Gould Albro Peacedale Kenneth Allen Pawtucket Walker Edmands Babbitt Spencer, Mass. Ruth Ellen Fleagle Baltimore, Md. George Garner Guinness, B i Providence Kenneth Chase Hayward, A A k South Easton, Mass. Howard Maxwell Laity Wakefield Edgar Babcock Leonard, B I Providence Robert Thomas Longton, 0 X Brockton, Mass. Leonard Hormisdas Mailloux, A A ' k Woonsocket John Lawrence McCormick Glendale John Henry McGill, 0X Cranston Joseph Edwin McGill, A A ’k Woonsocket Philip William Morrison, Jr Greenwood, Mass. Henry Dodge Munroe, 0 X Campello, Mass. Christopher James O’Byrne Brockton, Mass. John Premo Wakefield Carlos Quintero Panama, Panama Elizabeth Marie Rose Wakefield Rust Scott, B $ Providence Frank C. Shanahan Newport William Earl Stedman Wakefield Edith Tinkham Steere, 2 T A Providence Daniel Leo Sullivan Providence Russell Herndon Sweet, A X A Wakefield Harold Webster Tillinghast East Greenwich Lester Earl Wells East Greenwich 38 6 | « ■ ► I •£ V s 4 3 av- »P »» 43f 40 history of 1917 N. B. There has long existed a vague idea that Sophomore Classes have a tendency toward class egotism; i. e., an enlargement of the bean. Perish the thought, gentle reader. What could be more modest and unassuming than the following bu dis- course. Commencement of 1914 and the following summer vacation interrupted, for a few months, the well known achievements of the Class of 1917. Besides the victories over 1916, in basketball and baseball, which went to show 1917’s superior abilities, the great representation of this class in ’varsity football, baseball, track, and in every other college activity marked 1917 as the coming class. Then, at the opening of the present college year, 1917 returned and at once began to show that the true Rhode Island blue was stamped indelibly in every man. The wonderful contribution of ’varsity football material by the Sophomore Class served only to clinch 1917’s fame. Indeed, so well was the superiority of the Sophomores established, that even their traditional class antagonists refused to dispute the fact. Apparently, they considered their gore too precious to be used even in annointing their betters. However, they must not be judged too harshly, for they are, it must be remembered, the ardent followers of him who so valiantly did say “Discretion is the better part of valor”. The unconquerable spirit of 1917 has continued, is now in full swing, and will not be extinguished until the year 1917 when each man of the class will go out in the world and fight, individually, to better himself and one of his best friends Rhode Island. 41 ®lje Class of 1017 feonorarp fttember Professor George Robert Cobb Officers Frank Elmer Greenhalgh President Elizabeth Hope Brown Vice-President James Hugh Williamson Secretary William Norman Fritsch Treasurer Class l o l Arnold Willard Ames, 0 X Westerly John Gordon Anderson Westerly Henry Harold Barrows New Haven, Vt. Henry Arthur Bartels, A X A New York, N. Y. Elizabeth Hope Brow ' ne, 2 T A Pawtucket Edith Eliza Champlin Narragansett Pier James Andrew Clark, B $ Providence Harry Cohen Brockton, Mass. Winfred West DeMay, A A ' P Wethersfield, Conn. Leslie Lincoln Dunham, 0 X Brockton, Mass. Robert Allen Ebbs, P IK Newport Charles Joseph Edmonds, B $ Olneyville George Andrew Fearn, P IK Pawtucket Solomon Fine Attleboro, Mass. William Augustus Flynn, B 4 Providence William No rman Fritsch, B I Providence Marion Pauline Fuller Groveland, Mass. Ralph William Gibbs, A X A West Barrington William Ellis Gillis, A X A East Providence Beale Mitchell Gordon, A A P Providence Frank Elmer Greenhalgh, AA Chepachet Charles Edward Harry, Jr East Providence John Theodore Karlson, A A 4 Orange, Mass. Leslie Arthur Keegan Pascoag Donald John Kendall, P I K Brockton, Mass. Abraham Samuel Lahn Pawcatuck, Conn. Samuel Eugene Lawrence, 0 X New London, Conn 42 Albert Alphonse LeBoeuf, 0 X Fall River, Mass. Dorothy Thornton Maxfield, STi Barrington James Aloysius Murphy, i A I 1 Woonsocket Chester Arthur Olsen, 0 X Providence William Curtis Phelon, A A Westfield, Mass. Francis James Pyne, P I K Brockton, Mass. David Adam Redford, P IK Pawtucket Clifford Murdock Rice, A X A Brockton, Mass. Grace Lillian Rieckel, 2 T A Providence Samuel Lyman Rodman, B t Gould Lester Lawrence Smith, A A Noank, Conn. Raymond Douglas Taylor, 0 X Westerly Joseph Gardiner Tew, A A ' k Phenix Aubrey Harvey Thayer, AA Nasonville Theose Elwin Tillinghast, AA Westerly Ashbel Russel Welles, 0 X Wethersfield, Conn. Arthur Wild, A X A Danielson, Conn. James Hugh Williamson, B i 1 Newport Herbert Andrew Wisbey, B Rumford Marion Read York Pawtucket 43 44 E7 FRESHMAN JhStorp of 1918 According to weather predictions, a vast amount of green of some kind or other was expected at Rhode Island in the middle of last September. Therefor, we arrived. 1918, since its arrival and organization, has been one of the shining lights of the college. In the fall we played several aggressive games of baseball against the upper classes. These few games of baseball, although won by the other teams, so demonstrated to our traditional enemies, the Sophs, our athletic ability that they immediately started their “political machine” and arranged to have the annual Fresh-Soph football match cancelled. However, try as they might, they could not dodge the fall track meet. 1918 upheld her “rep” and crushed the dignity of 1917 in this event to the delightful time of 07-40. In honor, we must admit of two defeats at basketball, but of course accidents will happen. Socially, the class of 1918 has made a vast stride over its predecessors. It was welcomed (?) to the college by several exciting receptions and has in return perpetrated an informal dance nearly every week. Looking into the future, we can see nothing but success for the class of 1918 whose high standing we shall strive earnestly to maintain. 45 ®lje Class of 1918 J onornrp fflemfacr Professor Lester Wells Boardman Officers George Atherton Thatcher, Jr President Gladys Marion Swan Vice-President James Russell Walsh Secretary Lloyd Warren Davis Treasurer Class ftoll Robert Miller Aylsworth Foster Center Robert Harris Barker, A X A West Bridgewater, Mass. Henry Barton Jr., 0 X Bristol Carleton Ellsworth Bauldry, 0 X Fairhaven, Mass. Edith Benedict Riverside Nelson Everett Blake, A X A Wallingford, Conn Melvin Hazard Brightman, B 4 Cranston Albertus Bruce Brown, B t Mystic, Conn. Carl Vincent Brucker, 0 X Westerly Roy Porter Call, A X A Lynn, Mass. Lorne Atwood Cameron, 0 X Dorchester, Mass. Donald Ellsworth Carleton, P IK East Providence John Chester Carty Providence Marjorie Whiting Chace, Hi North Attleboro, Mass. Ruth Westlake Chandler Providence Berton Carpenter Clark East Greenwich Lloyd Robert Clowes, A X A Bristol John Jerome Condon, A X A Bristol John Joseph Conway Providence Paul AVilliam Cook, A A ' P t Georgiaville Sarah Elizabeth Coyne, 2 T A Providence John William Cruickshank, B c 1 Providence Edward Harold Cummings, 0X Warwick Charles Davies Dalzell Wakefield, Mass. 46 6L ggg | € i d M IMJ XIX John Lachlan Danaker, P IK Cranston Elwood Redding Davis Old Mystic, Conn. Lloyd Warren Davis, B I Providence Walter Brighton Davis Middletown, Conn. William Dawson Harrisville James Joseph Devine, A X A Bridgewater, Mass. Rowland Sever Dodge, P IK Pawtucket Irma Rathbun Edmiston, 2 T A East Greenwich George Henry Fairbanks, A X A Central Falls Arthur Carleton Farnham Providence George Howard Fleck, AA ' l Providence Harold Adino Gardner Phenix Paul Gardner Saunderstown Lester Davis Groves Hope Charles William Haggarty Allenton George Merchant Harnden, A X A Lynn, Mass. Dorothy Estelle Haskell, X T A West Barrington Patrick Charles Henry, Jr., A X A Providence Wilhelmine Louise Hesse, 2 T A Providence Daniel Waldo Jones, 0 X Brockton, Mass. Elizabeth Agnes Kelley, 2 T A Cranston Mark Ernest Kelley Providence George Harry Kerr, A X A Lynn, Mass. Edith Beckford Kingman, 2TA Providence Esther Lee Kinney, 2TA Kingston Beverly Shibley Lake Providence Charles Elwyn Lermond East Providence Jackson Berry Lewis, A X A Roselle Park, N. J. Alexander Farnum Lippitt, B $ Providence George Edward Luther, P IK Pawtucket Daniel Joseph Lynch, P I K Brockton, Mass. George Joseph Malloy, 0X North Easton, Mass. Valentine Henry Mariani Providence Numan Allen Martell, AA$ North Attleboro, Mass. 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L V i?3 $ 1 i 0 ' j V « :S 4 A i r lp W| -- s » v vi 7G VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM Jfootball Captain Milton Harris Price Jflanagcr Norman Harrison Borden assistant ifttanagcr James Murray Henry Coact) George Robert Cobb Eebielti of tfje 1914 Reason The outlook at the opening of the football season of 1914 was not as bright as in previous years owing to the lack of seasoned men. However, with about thirty-six candidates to work with, Coach Cobb and Captain Price set about building up a team which should uphold the standard set by the teams of other years. The schedule arranged by Manager Borden was well balanced, having three games out of seven at home. Perhaps a comparison with the previous sea- son’s schedule might give a clue to our greater success this year. The first game of the season was played at Middletown with Wesleyan. Both teams fought hard and appeared quite evenly matched, since neither could gain 77 €fk€ through the line. Rhode Island’s play was marred only by her unsuccessful use of the forward pass. Price, Redford and Edmonds played the strongest game for Rhode Island. When the final whistle blew neither side had scored. Brown was our next opponent and although we were defeated 20-0, it was not without a hard battle. Several times during the game we held our opponents for downs when they threatened our goal line. Again our fonvard passing was weak, as were our end runs. Brown used the forward pass to good advantage throughout the game. Gibbs played exceptionally well at center, his work rival- ling that of Captain Mitchell of Brown. Lloyd and Armstrong played well in the line. In a lively game played at Kingston, Boston College defeated Rhode Island 21-0. We were considerably outweighed but put up a good fight throughout. The main features of the game were the fine end runs and triple pass formations used by Boston. Fordham, our next opponent, also proved too strong for us and we were again defeated by a 21-0 score. Weak defense both in the line and backfield, coupled with the failure of our forward pass, proved our undoing. Several stu- dents made the trip to New York a la Ford to see the contest. Our first and only victory came when we defeated our old rivals from New Hampshire. The game was exciting throughout, the play moving from one end of the field to the other. Punting and a good mixture of old and new football featured the game. Our score came when Edmonds picked up a blocked punt and went across for a touchdown. Edmonds kicked the goal which made the final score 7-0 in our favor. However, the most exciting game of the season came when we played W. P. I. a (i-G tie on our own field. Rhode Island scored in the first half, but failed in the try for a goal. Our opponents came back strong in the last quarter and pushed over a touchdown a half minute before time was called. Too much eagerness on their part caused the try for goal to go wild. The final game was played with New Hampshire at Manchester and resulted in a no score tie. Rhode Island had the better of the argument during the first half but failed to score. Old style football was the rule after open formations, shifts, and forward passes failed to produce results. Although we won but one game and tied two, the season may be considered a success, inasmuch as we defeated our chief rival in one game and held them to a no score tie in the other, and were hampered for the greater part of the season by injuries, eligibility rules, and a lack of suitable varsity material. Only one player, 78 Captain Price, will be lost to next season’s team, so it appears that we are to have a wealth of material when the next season opens. Immediately after the last game, Albert E. McIntosh was elected captain for 1915. A harder working man could hardly have been chosen to fill the position. Captain McIntosh has already inaugurated indoor practice in the drill-hall, and intends to hold spring practice in order to unearth more material. In closing, we take this opportunity to thank Coach Cobb and Manager Bor- den, as well as Captain Price, for the hard and untiring work they have done during the season in trying to give Rhode Island a team of which she might be justly proud. The results of the 1914 season were as follows: — Rhode Island 0 — Wesleyan 0 Rhode Island 0 — Brown 20 Rhode Island 0 — Boston College 21 Rhode Island 0 — Fordham 21 Rhode Island 7 — New Hampshire 0 Rhode Island 6— W. P. I. 6 Rhode Island 0 — New Hampshire 0 79 80 IhiscbnU Captatn=€lcct Frank Joseph Lennox jHanager Gilbert Ralph Cordin Stesistant Jllanagcr Dean Blenus Fraser Coacf) George Robert Cobb Jxetmlu of tfje 1914 Reason On April 11, 1914, Rhode Island opened the most successful baseball season in her history. The team, composed mostly of veterans, played consistently throughout the season, and met with but two reverses. The first game with Went- worth was an easy battle and gave us much to look forward to in the games to come. The final score was 14-2 in favor of Rhode Island. The result of the second game, that with Wesleyan, served only to increase our enthusiasm, for we won by a 10-1 score. Coleman pitched a steady game, 81 keeping the hits scattered. Sullivan, Lennox, T ully and McLeod starred for R. I., the latter getting five put-outs at third and corralling three hits out of five chances. The team went into the New Hampshire game determined to win, and win they did, by a 5-1 verdict. Rhode Island outplayed her old rivals in every depart- ment. Lussier pitched excellent ball, allowing but four scattered hits, whereas the Rhode Island batters found Sanborn for eleven safeties. The game was fairly even up to the seventh, but in that session R. I. began to figure in the run column. Tully was safe on R. Brackett’s error, took third on McLeod’s single, and scored when Welch tried to catch McLeod stealing second. Two more came in in the seventh. Lawrence singled, reached second on an error, third on Lussier ' s sacri- fice, and scored on Lennox’s drive through short. Lennox scored on Tully ’s single. New Hampshire scored her only tally in the eighth on singles by Hobbs and Sanborn, and by Lussier’s error. Tully, McLeod, Hudson and Lussier each col- lected two singles. W. Brackett did good work for New Hampshire. Rhode Island’s first set-back came at the hands of Trinity by a 6-0 count. Bunched hits off Coleman in the fourth, sixth and eighth, coupled with errors, al- lowed six runs to count. Baker kept the R. I. hits so well scattered that only one Rhode Islander reached third. The day after the Junior Prom, however, saw Rhode Island come back strong and defeat Boston College 8-2. The game was uncertain during the first few in- nings, but in the seventh, R. I. clinched the contest by scoring five runs. Tully and McLeod singled, Seifert walked, Nichols doubled, Tully and McLeod scoring. Seifert scored on Lawrence’s sacrifice fly, Price was safe on an error and scored on Lussier’s hit. May 9, Interscholastic Meet day, saw another victory added to our string. The fast Springfield Y. M. C. A. team was our opponent in a fast, scrappy game which stood at the finish with the score 4-1 in our favor. Price’s great throw to the plate in the first inning was the main feature , while the good work of Eddy, the Springfield slab artist, and the fine fielding of the whole Rhode Island team also stood out prominently. Although we confidently expected to give Brown a trimming, one Flanders, a long heaver of the hill nine, let us down with two hits while the Brown boys were 82 sending Lussier’s shots all over the field. A one-handed catch by Johnson of McLeod’s drive, and double plays, Lennox to Tully to Seifert, were the only features of note. After our opponents had scored eight times in six innings the game was called on account of the cold. Nevertheless, we came back and won the last two games of the season. Fort Adams was defeated at Newport, 7-4. We ended the season by sending New York University down to a 15-3 defeat. The heavy hitting of the Rhode Island team featured this contest. Too bad it wasn’t at Brown! Captain Sullivan found the ball for three singles out of four tries, Seifert for two triples and a double out of five, while “Boomer” Tully clouted the sphere to the brook for a home run. Much praise is due Coach Cobb, Captain Sullivan and Manager Baxter for the good work they did during the season. Under the able leadership of Captain-elect Frank J. Lennox we can justly look for a repetition of the good work of the past season, which proved to be the best yet experienced at Rhode Island. The results of the season: Rhode Island 14 — Wentworth Institute 2 Rhode Island 10 — Wesleyan 1 Rhode Island 5 — New Hampshire 1 Rhode Island 0 — Trinity 6 Rhode Island 8 — Boston College 2 Rhode Island 4 — Springfield Y. M. C. A. 1 Rhode Island 0 — Brown 8 Rhode Island 7 — Fort Adams 4 Rhode Island 15 — New York University 3 83 Crack Captatn=€lcct Carl Lafayette Coleman Jilanager Clarence Howard Parker assistant ftlanager Donald John Kendall CoacJ) J. Stanley Beamensderfer Cl )t Crack Ceam The track team, although unsuccessful in both meets of the season, showed that it was due only to their inability to take second and third places, for enough firsts were secured to make a very creditable showing. It is to be hoped that this difficulty will be remedied in the future by the participation in this branch of sport of every one who might secure points for the team. 84 Rhode Island lost the first meet of the season to Tufts by a 69-39 score on their field. Kinney, Coleman and Nordquist starred for Rhode Island. The second meet, with New Hampshire, also proved to be a defeat for us. Here, as before, our inability to take second and third places spelled defeat for us. In this meet Captain Kinney demonstrated his ability; his all round work being the feature of the day. ®lje Jklap ®eam The relay season just closed proved to be the best yet experienced at Rhode Island. All three races, with M. A. C., New Hampshire, and Boston College, were victories for our team. The incoming class brought us some of the material that was needed for a winning team, and in Wood and Gardner we have the finds of the season. These men, together with Captain Coleman, Dodge, Greenhalgh, and Clark made, under the careful training of Coach Beamensderfer, a combination hard to beat. The second team also showed up well during the season, running a fine race at the Providence Armory Meet. Despite the fact that the Freshman relay team was defeated in their race with the Brown Freshmen, under the cir- cumstances the team made a fine showing. 85 0M (SOS® XIX Results of ®ufts jfleet at jWtbforb 100 yd. Dash 1st, Pcnaligan, T. 2nd, Stafford, T. 3rd, Tabor, R. I. Time, 10 2-5 sec. 880 yd. Run 1st, Kinney, R. I. 2nd, Phillips, T. 3rd, Mcjannett, T. Time, 3 min. 8 sec. High Hurdles 1st, Nordquist, R. I. 2nd, Teele, T. 3rd, Clark, R. I. Time, 19 3-5 sec. Broad Jump 1st, Boss, T. 2nd, Bratt, T. 3rd, Nordquist, R. I. Dist. 20 ft. 4 in. Tufts 69 — Rhode Island 39 220 yd. Dash. 1st, MacLellan, T. 2nd, Coleman, R. I. 3rd, Penaligan, T. Time, 24 2-5 sec. 1 Mile Run 1st, Kinney, R. I. 2nd, Barron, T. 3rd, Roche, T. Time, 4 min. 47 sec. Low Hurdles 1st, Teele, T. 2nd, Holden, T. 3rd, Clark, R. I. Time, 28 3-5 rec. Shot Put 1st, Elms, T. 2nd, Palmer, R. I. 3rd, Newton, T. Dist. 40 ft. 4 in. 440 yd. Dash 1st, MacLellan, T. 2nd, Coleman, R. I. 3rd, Parker, R. I. Time, 55 2-5 sec. 2 Mile Run 1st, Barron, T. 2nd, Tew, R. I. 3rd, Roche, T. Time, 11 min. 30 sec. High Jump 1st, Redford, R. I. 2nd, Danver, T. 3rd, Penaligan, T. Height, 5 ft. 4 in. Pole Vault 1st, Boss, T. 2nd, Prescott, T. 3rd, Hope, R. I. Height, 9 ft. 86 Results of J2eto J)ampSl)ire jHtet at Kingston New Hampshire 75 — Rhode Island 42 100 yd. Dash 1st, Tabor, R. I. 2nd, Smart, N. H. 3rd, Sellers, N. H. Time, 10 4-5 sec. 880 yd. Run 1st, Wentworth, N. H. 2nd, Clark, N. H. 3rd, Lloyd, R. I. Time, 2 min. 8 3-5 sec. High Hurdles 1st, Reed, N. H. 2nd, Nordquist, R. I. 3rd, Clark, N. H. Time, 19 sec. High Jump 1st, Rollins, N. H. 2nd, Redford, R. I. (3 tied for 3rd) Height, 5 ft. 5 in. 220 yd. Dash 1st, Mosher, N. H. 2nd, Coleman, R. I. 3rd, Sellers, N. H. Time, 24 sec. 1 Mile Run 1st, Kinney, R. I. 2nd, Paulson, N. H. 3rd, Groves, N. H. Time, 4 min. 45 sec. Low Hurdles 1st, Nordquist, R. I. 2nd, Reed, N. H. 3rd, Davis, N. H. Time, 28 2-5 sec. Broad Jump 1st, Davis, N. H. 2nd, Bartlett, N. H. 3rd, Nordquist, R. I. Dist. 19 ft. 4 in. Hammer Throw 1st, Huse, N. H. 2nd, Bugbee, N. H. 3rd, Palmer, R. I. Dist. Ill ft. 440 yd. Dash 1st, Ward, N. H. 2nd, Mosher, N. H. 3rd, Coleman, R. I. Time, 53 sec. 2 Mile Run 1st, Sanborn, N. H. 2nd, Tew, R. I. 3rd, Clark, N. H. Time, 10 min. 48 sec. Pole Vault 1st, Hurd, N. H. 2nd, Lennox, R. I. 3rd, Hope, R. I. Height, 9 ft. 9 in. Shot Put 1st, Palmer, R. I. 2nd, Bugbee, N. H. 3rd, Keith, R. I. Dist. 38 ft. 1 in. 87 88 Annual Jfresljman opljontore iWcet Contrary to the usual custom, the Freshman class gained the victory in the annual track meet with the Sophomores held on Nov. 3, 1914. This meet showed that we have much to expect from the class of 1918 in the way of good track ma- terial. fteaults 100 yd. Dash 220 yd. Dash 440 yd. Dash 1st, Wood, ’18 1st, Wood, T8 1st, Greenhalgh, T7 2nd, Clark, T7 2nd, Clark, T7 2nd, Clark, T7 3rd, Danaker, ’18 3rd, Cameron, T8 3rd, Cameron, T8 1 Mile Run 2 Mile Run High Hurdles 1st, Tew, T7 1st, Walsh, T8 1st, Wood, T8 2nd, Walsh, T8 2nd, Tew, T7 2nd, Greenhalgh, T7 3rd, Torgan, T8 3rd, Welles, T7 3rd, Clark, T7 Low Hurdles High Jump Broad Jump 1st, Lippitt, ’18 1st, Jones, T8 1st, Spencer, ’IS 2nd, Small, T8 2nd, Spencer, T8 2nd, Jones, ’18 3rd, Wood, ’18 3rd, Lippitt, ’18 3rd, Lippitt, T8 Pole Vault Shot Put Hammer Throw 1st, Hope, T7 1st, Slauson, ’18 1st, Keegan, T7 2nd, Spencer, T8 2nd, Greenhalgh, T7 2nd, Wood, T8 3rd, Wood, T8 3rd, Keegan, T7 3rd, Slauson, ’IS 89 Mtmm XIX m. a. a. Emilie M. Curran President Annie S. Hoxsie Vice-President E. Hope Brown Secretary Grace L. Rieckel Treasurer The Women’s Athletic Association, organized in 1911 to promote interest in athletics among the women, has been handicapped from the first by a lack of adequate facilities along this line. Nevertheless, the tennis court was in constant use during the spring and fall, and a more or less successful attempt to organize a basketball team has been made. Miss Annie S. Hoxsie, ’16, and Miss Bertha A. Randall, ’16 represented the Association at the conference of the Athletic Association of the New England Colleges held at Brown during the winter. 90 WM W XK iHatibet ®ax Committee Gilbert R. Cordin Baseball Manager J. Murray Henry Football Manager Clarence H. Parker Track Manager Curtis W. Gates Beacon Manager Carlisle Hall Glee Club Manager Robert W. Belfit President of Y. M. C. A. Alfred P. Kivlin President of Student Council William E. Dodge President of Tennis Association Norman H. Borden President of Lecture Association Daniel G. Aldrich President of Debating Society Emilie M. Curran President of W. A. A. Marion R. York President of Y. W. C. U. Thomas W. Freeman Manager of College Orchestra Jfacultp fttembcrs Marshall H. Tyler (Chairman) John Barlow (Secretary and Treasurer) Samuel H. Webster 92 tubent Council Alfred P. Kivlxn, ’15 President J. Murray Henry, ’1G Vice-President Ernest E. Redfern, ’16 Secretary and Treasurer Raymond L. Barney, ’15 John T. Karlson, ' 17 Frederick C. T. Slauson, ’18 glttjletie Committee R. L. Barney J- M. Henry Cropbp Committee E. E. Redfern J- T. Karlson Jfresrtjman ules Committee R. L. Barney J. M. Henry 93 Ui ► r 1 1 k r _ » f ;4 ■ • flj i9i» - - ;-l i — 94 £ 6 £ « XK ®l)t Peacon C itor=tn=Cf)icf Raymond L. Barney, ’15 J-tlanaging €lutor Ernest E. Redfern, ’16 Associate department J. Elton Nichols, ’15 E. Douglas Hill, ' 16 George M. Lewis, ’15 Henry E. Medbery, ’16 Wesley C. Brigham, ’16 E. Elizabeth Meears, ’16 James H. Williamson, ’17 Solomon Fine, ’17 William E. Gillis, ’17 Ashbel R. Welles, ’17 Jftetos department Donald J. Kendall, ’17 Howard C. Wessels, ’18 J. Russell Walsh, ’18 Joseph H. Randall, ’IS business department Curtis W. Gates, ’15 Business Manager Gilbert R. Cordin, ’16 Assistant Manager Francis J. Pyne, ’17 Advertising Manager 95 DRAMATIC CLVB 4 k !o JJona Dramatic Club Francis J. Pyne President E. Elizabeth Meears Secretary The dramatic club, in their presentation last spring of “Alabama”, a southern drama by Augustus Thomas, proved that this organization was worthy of a promi- nent place among the activities of the college. The play was first put on at the Talma Theatre in Providence, and met with such success that three other en- gagements were arranged for; at Wickford, at Peaccdale, and at the college. Owing to the graduation of several of its most talented members, the club is somewhat handicapped this year. However, a rural comedy drama entitled “Down in Maine” has been chosen upon, and is now being rehearsed for presenta- tion at the college in April or May. 96 Clinton D. Hawkins Assistant Leader Carlisle Hall Manager Dr. Jules Jordan Director Soloists! C. A. Allenson Vocal F Walker Cornet L. W. Davis Saxophone fteaber John L. Jackowitz accompanist Albert C. Hunter (Quartette P. M. Randall H. A. Wisbey R. L. Barney R. W. Gibbs Jfirst Cenor C. V. Brucker W. E. Dodge R. W. Gibbs F. C. T. Slauson £ econb tEcnor D. J. Lynch P. M. Randall K. M. Slocum F. E. Tabor Jf irat Haas C. A. Allenson H. C. Anthony C. E. Bauldry M. H. Brightman C. E. Mason H. E. Medbery H. Q. Moore A. M. Randall G. A. Thatcher H. A. Wisbey econt ftlaag D. G. Aldrich R. L. Barney N. E. Blake C. Hall L. A. Keegan 97 « f t T arsitp Debating Hearn The fifth annual debate with M. A. C. was held in Amherst, Mass., on April 8, 1915. The question was: Resolved that the United States should strive to main- tain a navy second in strength only to that of England. Rhode Island upheld the affirmative. The men representing Rhode Island were Solomon Fine, ’17, Ham ' Cohen, ' 17, Dean B. Fraser, TG, and Daniel J. Lynch, T8, as alternate. 98 DEBATING JOGIETY (Officers Daniel G. Aldrich President Dean B. Fraser Vice-President Solomon Fine Secretary and Treasurer The Debating Society, composed of members of the student body, has charge of all matters relating to varsity and inter-class debates or any other affairs of like nature. Under its auspices, an inter-class debate is held each year between the Sopho- more and Freshman classes. The cup offered last year by the alumni to the win- ners was won this year by the Class of 1917, represented by Solomon Fine, Capt., Harry Cohen and Henry A. Barrows. 99 Ernest G. Field President Frank E. Greenhalgh Vice-President James A. Clark Secretary William C. Phelon Treasurer William E. Dodge Captain oj Rifle Team One of the organizations which has not received much consideration in past years is the Rifle Club. Much of the credit for keeping the club alive and reviving interest in it this year is due Mr. W. E. Dodge, aided by Captain Dove. Largely through their efforts, the Rifle Club became a member of the Inter-Collegiate Rifle Association and as such is entitled to compete with other colleges in the annual contests. A fairly good showing was made by the team last year. This winter, through renewed interest, and the appearance of more candidates for the team, the club is making good, and the team has piled up some good scores thus far. 100 Agricultural Club Carlisle Hall President Clifford M. Rice Vice-President Solomon Fine Secretary Ashbel R. Welles Treasurer In the past year the Agricultural Club has seen one of its most successful periods. Meetings have been held semi-monthly, at which several members of the faculty as well as outside men have acted as speakers. Interesting discussions among the members have also greatly aided in promoting interest in the club. Under the efficient training of Professors Adams and Cooley the club has turned out several enterprising teams. In competition with other New England colleges, the stock-judging team secured second place at the Brockton Fair; while the crop-judging team also secured a place at Worcester. In view of the increasing activity shown during the past year, the Agricultural Club is certain to hold its place with other clubs in the New England Federation of Agricultural Students. 101 £ ocietp of itlecfjanital engineers Clarence H. Parker Chairman Paul Cook Secretary Theose E. Tillinghast Treasurer Cxccutibc $oarl John Brechin J. Elton Nichols Vincent C. Young The Society of Mechanical Engineers was founded February 17, 1915, by ten of the mechanical engineering students for the purpose of promoting the knowledge of the arts and sciences of Mechanical Engineering. Meetings are held every month, at which talks on subjects of interest are given, followed by discussions. Speakers from various manufacturing plants are occasionally secured to give praeti- talks from their experience. 102 American institute of (Electrical (Engineers JAtjobe Sslanb tate College JBrancl) Wesley C. Miller Chairman Alfred P. Kivlin Vice-Chairman Phineas M. Randall Secretary Charles E. Seifert Treasurer Some years ago a society was formed by several of the students, its purpose being the advancement of electrical engineering knowledge among the members of the college. This society continued successfully until 1913, when application for a Student Branch Charter was made to the A. I. of E. E., under which charter the organization now exists. Meetings are held at least once a month during the college year, at which current topics relating to the field of electro-mechanical engineering are discussed. This discussion is led either by one of the members, or by some one engaged in electrical work. Many of the members of this organization are also affiliated with the A. I. of E. E. as Student members, and at times the proceedings of the mother society are the subject of discussion. 103 The Young Women’s Christian Union has been very active during the past year. Meetings have been held every Monday evening, and topics of interest have been presented. In March, 1914, a play entitled “The Girls of 1776” was given, the proceeds of which were used to send delegates to the Silver Bay Conference. The delegates sent were Miss Annie S. Hoxsie, ’16, and Miss Adelaide G. Watson, T5. The play was again presented in Wakefield. In March, 1915, “Peg 0’ My Heart” was presented by Marion H. Clark, and in April a home-talent play, “The Farmerette,” was given. The proceeds of each are being put to beneficial use. 104 During the past year, in spite of rather indifferent backing, the Y. M. C. A. has set out to be of some use to the student body. In the fall a committee was appointed to be of assistance to any men, particularly those who were not in fra- ternity houses, who were sick, down in their studies, or in any other kind of trouble. Informal meetings were held every month, at which interesting topics were brought up and refreshments served. A plan of having a speaker from outside the college every month has been fairly successful in its execution. 105 LECTURES Hectare association Norman H. Borden Professor Samuel H. Webster Carlisle Hall Jeffrey Davis President . Secretary and Treasurer . . . A ssistant T reasurer Village Member October 29. November 18. January 13. February 4. March 4. program 1914-1915 Edwin M. Whitney, Impersonator. The Elmer Crawford Adams Company. Musical and Literary. The Floyds. Magic and music. Dr. Gabriel R Maguire. Travel in Africa. Dunbar Male Quartet and Bell-Ringers. Musical. 106 THE BATTALION Igattalion Commanbant Captain W. E. Dove, U. S. A., Retired Commisstoneb is taff George H. Baldwin (Honorably discharged, Jan. 22, 1915) Major Milton H. Price (Appointed, Jan. 22, 1915) Major John L. Jackowitz First Lieutenant and Adjutant Raymond L. Barney Second Lieutenant and Quartermaster j onCommiggioneb £ taff Clifford A. Allenson Sergeant Major Royal C. Hudson Quartermaster Sergeant Alfred P. Kivlin Color Sergeant Henry C. Kelley Color Sergeant 109 Company £ William E. Lewis Curtis W. Gates Harry 0. V. Nordquist. . . . Thomas W. Freeman Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Frank A. Faron Charles E. Seifert Serea t Kenneth M. Slocum. . . g E. Douglas Hill Co g or l Roswell W. Henninger. Co P David A. Redford. . . C l Ashbel R. Welles. . . . 110 Company 15 Leroy A. Whittaker Wesley C. Miller Robert W. Belfit J. Murray Henry Wesley C. Brigham Dean B. Fraser Phineas M. Randall Theodore R. Palmer Thomas F. Victory Aubrey H. Thayer John T. Karlson Captain . . First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant . . . . First Sergeant Sergeant Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Corporal Corporal Corporal 111 Company C John Brechin Ca rtom Frank E. Tabor Lieutenant Franklin P. Goddard Second Lieutenant Ernest G. Field Sergean Clarence H. Parker Sergeani Carlisle Hall Sergean Earl Walmsley Sergei Leon I. Harris (Assigned to Signal Corps) Sergeant Charles I. Milnes Cor waZ Seth F. H. Lagerstedt Corporal James H. Williamson Corporal Raymond D. Taylor 112 Company © Norman H. Borden Captain Ralph L. Parker First Lieutenant Ernest E. Redfern First Sergeant Ralph E. Glasheen Sergeant Philip R. Cloke. Sergeant Leonard S. Holley Corporal Earl J. Hope Corporal Vincent C. Young Corporal Donald J. Kendall Corporal James A. Clark Corporal 113 JJanb Albert C. Hunter Frank J. Lennox J. Elton Nichols Henry F. Daniels Clinton D. Hawkins Theose E. Tillinghast . .Chief Musician Principal Musician Drum Major Corporal Corporal Corporal 114 ALUMNI CLUBS Slumni Association Officers: Randolph H. Carpenter, ' 10 President Frank H. Briden, ’13 Vice-President Howland Burdick, ’95 ..Secretary-Treasurer Cxccutibc Committee Randolph H. Carpenter, ’10 Howland Burdick, ’95 Frank H. Briden, ’13 Henry N. Barlow, ’12 Edith C. Keefer, ’03 JSeto ©orfe Out) Harry R. Lewis, ’07 President Oliver M. Drummond, ex ’ll Secretary During the past year the New York Club has been growing steadily. This was clearly shown by the increased attendance at the meetings, held regularly each month through the winter, at the homes of the members. The annual banquet of the Club, held at the MacAlpin Hotel on February 27, 1915, was also well attended. Dr. Edwards, Mr. Rodman, and several others from the college were present, and helped to make the occasion one to be long remembered. 116 robibence Club Chapin T. Arnold, ’94 President Frank H. Briden, ’13 Vice-President Henry E. Davis, ’14 Secretary-Treasurer In the summer of 1913, a few of the alumni working in Providence came to- gether for the purpose of founding a club to promote more intimate social rela- tions among the various graduates. The club has been eminently successful, for, during the past year, there has been an increase both in membership and interest. The members endeavor at every opportunity to influence public opinion more favorably toward the college, and to encourage prospective students to enter Rhode Island. The club is still very young, yet the enthusiasm and loyalty of its members will surely be instrumental in helping to establish a bigger and better Rhode Island. j§ outij Count? Club William J. Whalen, ' 12 Chairman-Secretary This club, composed of graduates residing in close proximity to the college, was founded in December, 1913. Informal meetings are held usually once a month at the homes of the members, and various subjects relating to the welfare of the college are discussed. The primary object of the founding of this club was to awake some of the alumni from their lethargy, and to stimulate in them an active interest in the work of their Alma Mater. The members of the Club earnestly hope that all the South County alumni will find it possible to attend these meetings and keep in touch with the college, which at all times needs the support of all her graduates. 117 HM ®0M mm XIX £ cl)olastic honors 1913-1914 Jfinal honors for Course J igf) honors Harold William Browning Lorenzo Foster Kinney, Jr. James Hilton Aldred Helen Wheeler Ford honors Myron Angell Hawkins honors for tfje f9ear Seniors juniors Robert William Belfit Norman Harrison Borden opbomore Charles Edward Seifert Jfresfjmeti James Hugh Williamson Solomon Fine Peter Joseph Anthony Comi Philip Smoot Harold William Browning James Hilton Aldred Helen Wheeler Ford John Leo Sullivan Lorenzo Foster Kinney, Jr. Frederick Otto Aspinwall Adelaide Gilbert Watson Wesley Clifton Miller 118 ILippitt |ftatl Map X, 1914 Committee of Srranaement (Cxeeutibe J. Elton Nichols Reception Lawrence F. Keitii Decoration J. Elton Nichols 3lnbitations ant) programs Eugene J. Flaherty fHustc Frank E. Tabor Refreshments Carlisle Hall IJatronesses Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. George R. Cobb Mrs. Marshall H. Tyler Mrs. J. Stanley Beamensderfer Mrs. Samuel H. Webster Commencement SSEJeek program Jfribap, 3June 12 5.00 p. m. Reading of Kingston Prize Essays Lippitt Hall gmnhap, STune 14 3.30 p. M. Baccalaureate Address Lippitt Hall 8.00 p. m. Cantata Village Church iflonfcap, 3June 15 9.00 a. m. Faculty-Senior Baseball Game Athletic Field 1.30 p. m. Class Day Exercises College Campus 4.00 p. m. Annual Address of Phi Kappa Phi Science Hall 6.00 p. M. Alumni Banquet East Hall 8.30 P. m. Reception by Faculty Davis Hall ®ue«hap, 31une 16 1 1 .00 a. M. Commencement Exercises Lippitt Hall 2.00 p. m. Alumni Business Meeting Science Hall 8.30 p. m. Commencement Ball Lippitt Hall 121 ixeabing of HingSton $ri5r (Essays ILippitt 5 all Clitic 12, 1914, 8.00 $). f I. program Music Essay — ‘ ‘ The Military Unpreparedness of the United States” . . Frank H. Baxter Essay — “The Monroe Doctrine, Yesterday and To-day” Harry Cohen Music Essay — “Crime and the Reformation of Criminals in the United States To-day” Solomon Fine Essay — “The Relation of the Engineer to Conservation” Dean B. Fraser Essay— “The Lobster Problem, and the Work of the State Lobster Hatchery at Wickford, R. I.” Marchmont Hayward Music Sfubgcs Hon. Sumner Mowry William A. Brady Rev. Frederick Seymour First Prize . . Second Prize . Third Prize . . . Dean Blenus Fraser Frank Howard Baxter Harry Cohen 122 ClatfS ffiap program XIX Marshal’s Address Class Blessing Address of Welcome. . Class History Class Song — “Songsters” Class Will Class Poem Ivy Planting Presentation of Spade. Class Prophecy Frank H. Briden, ’13 C. W. Jones J. R. Esty I H. W. Browning L. F. Kinney, Jr. L. Rossi [F. 0. Aspinwall j M. W. Finch ( E. C. Webster . . .Miss Safford M. A. Hawkins W. E. Anderson H. H. Karmann T. R. Connor . . .R. J. Benson l W. H. Webb ' ( H. Reiner Class Flag Miss Ford _ ( W. H. Tully Class Gifts ( E. J. Boulester Address to Undergraduates Class Mascot Farewell Address 123 . . .F. H. Baxter . . . . H. E. Davis E. J. Boulester ICfeC (SUM! XK Commencement IBall lUppitt ?£ a 1 1 lunc 16, 1914 Committee o( arrangements J. Elton Nichols, Chairman glib Eugene J. Flaherty Lawrence F. Keith Frank E. Tabor Carlisle Hall patronesses Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. Marshall H. Tyler Mrs J. Stanley Beamensderfer Mrs. Lester W. Boardman 124 j§ opi)omore i)op ILippitt il)all J obcmber 20, 10H Committee of Arrangements Frank E. Greenhalgh, Chairman animations ss Dorothy T. Maxfield fflUSit Theose E. Tillinghast jfloor George A. Fearn fJrooramB Harry Cohen Reception Donald J. Kendall Decorations Leslie A. Keegan patronesses Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs - Burt L. Hartwell Mrs. J. Stanley Beamensderfer Mrs. Marshall H. Tyler Mrs. George R. Cobb 125 niLITA BALL Capt. Price Capt. Whittaker Jnbitations Lieut. Lewis Lieut. Parker IDceorations Capt. Borden Lieut. Miller ILippitt ihall SFanuarp 22, 1915 Cxecutibc Committee Major Baldwin, Chairman Reception Capt. Brechin .Ifloor Lieut. Jackowitz financial Capt. Price fflusic Lieut. Hunter patronesses Capt. Brechin Capt. Borden programs Capt. Whittaker Lieut. Gates Refreshments Lieut. Tabor Lieut. Nordquist Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. Wilbur E. Dove Mrs. George R. Cobb 126 Mrs. Burt L. Hartwell Mrs. Marshall H. Tyler Miss Mabel V. Campbell Hjc JSroton (Same SS Jfour cd Drama 128 $?onorarp fUcmfacr Honk Perry (Officers Heinie Henninger Most Exalted, Heaver Bill Becker Most Worthy Spreader Jack Meade Chief Dissenter Brosie Chantler Guardian of the Sacred Bull E. G. Field Bill Fritsch Liz Gates Doc Hunter Blivie Lewis Charter jfflembers Alexander Lippitt Chick Lynch Slim Murray Milt Price Joe Nichols This most exclusive club, which is closely connected with many similar asso- ciations of national notoriety such as the American Association of Spanish Athletes, the Socialist Party, the I. W. W., and the W. C. T. U., fills a long-felt need in the college community. Although organization did not take place until the past year, the founders of the Club have felt that this was not due to any lack of suitable material in the past. Already candidates are fighting madly to have the honor of having their names enrolled upon the roster, and it is expected that within a year the membership will easily pass the 100 mark. 129 The Dream of a Freshman on the Night Before One of the Usual Tests in Chem. 1 Answer any nine of the following seven questions 1 . What will be the action of sodium silicate on the underpinning of a two family house? Why? Give reasons in full. 2. Give the occurrence, physical and chemical properties, and uses of solid ivory. 3 . Problem — If 22 grams of sodium unite with 642 cc. of H 2 SO 4 according to the equation P 2 O 5 +IO HC 2 H 5 O 2 = Na 2 Si 702 i, how many coffin nails are there in steen packages of Meccas? 4. Tell all you know about farming. 5. Tell all you know about the composition, uses, occurrence, and road- building properties of Sweitzer cheese. 6 . Discuss the chemistry of the digestion of a welsh rarebit. 7. Tell all you can of the uses and action of liquid soap as a cough syrup and on wheat-cakes. Heard during Farmer’s Week. One of the heckers enters Davis Hall and is heard to ask another of his kind: — “Say, kin you tell me where I kin find that ' ere Tucker gal?” Prof. “Dicky”: — “If I take a piece of gold and beat it, will it be trans- lucent?” Chorus. “No, invisible.” Hawkins: -“Down in a school in Philadelphia they pay $25 for a human body, guess I’ll sell mine.” Redford: — “Don ' t do it, you’ll cheat the company.” Nap Borden: — “No, I’m not trying to sell this guy anything. He ' s a friend of mine.” Brosie Chantler: — “Say Jerry, it must have been hot playing football to-day.” Jerry: — “Not half as hot as when you’re talking”. Walmsley. — “H ow much docs a sweater weigh, Cy?” Cy Milnes (after serious thought) : —“Well, that depends on how heavy it is.” 130 ®l)e ®lee Club on tfje Eocfes 1 ’Twas a dark and stormy night On Narragansett Bay, Where the good ship “Twentieth Century” Was trying to find her way. The captain of the fishing boat, Who had piloted them from the dock. Forgot that he was near the shore And struck a ledge of rock. 3 In pulling the old tub off the rocks The good ship struck, herself; And soon both ship and fishing boat Were fast on the rocky shelf. 4 No fear had the brave Glee Clubbists, As they stood upon the deck. Hy Medbery offered good advice, ’Til they said “Pull in your neck”. 5 Tal Dodge, the man from Block Island, That blot upon the sea, Offered to get the good ship off; But the crew said “Leave us be.” 6 Pug Hall was quite excited As he paced around the deck: He had visions of a failure, Sez he “We’re lost, by heck.” Then above the noise and tumult The captain’s voice rang calm; “I’ll land you all ashore to-night, No one shall come to harm.” 8 By means of a leaky row-boat They were taken to the shore; And the brave and hardy songsters Vowed they’d go to sea no more. 9 At last they landed in Newport, As the clock was striking two; And the good townspeople were wait- ing there To welcome the shipwrecked crew. 10 You usually read how shipwrecked men Get down on their knees and pray, But all these hardy songsters said Was, “Lead us to the hay.” 131 Jackowitz: — “Say, Medberrv, get that joke so you can spring it. Hy (scornfully):— “Say Looie, what you doing? Selling rubber boots?” “Buff” (referring to one of Huxley’s statements): — “Are you a lover of beauty, Bert?” Cordin: — “Sure, aint I wild about you?” Prof. Boardman: — “Mr. Aldrich, of what value is a college education?” “Danny”: — “Well, it teaches one to know a man and woman, when you see one.” Note: — This was the same day that Prof. Boardman told Danny he didn’t even read intelligently. Doc Leighton (showing “Nap” Borden how to tie a yam sample): “You put it around a pencil, then you get your girl to hold it while you tie it.” Noank Smith (in a burst of poetic inspiration): — John Pryor, sings in the choir; Holy Smokes, his shirt’s on fire. And Pryor answers, “You’re a liar”. Doc Leighton, in Industrial Chem., tells the class that charcoal is the best fuel to broil a steak. “Sandy” kindly offers to furnish the charcoal. LANDMARKS 132 After Prof. Wales has handed back to the Mechanics class the test papers of the week before, the class noticed a slight bluish tinge to the air in the room and wondered very much as to the reason; until someone discovered Dean Fraser at the rear of the room talking very earnestly to his paper and the world at large. Prof. Churchill (after Gillis tries to spring a joke) : — “Each class is like a pack of cards”. Gillis: — “How’s that?” Prof. C. :• — ‘ ‘ Because they always have a joker, and we treat it in the usual way.” Gillis: — “How?” Prof. C. : — “We discard it.” April 21, 1914. College Orchestra holds a dance in Wakefield. Redford tries the Cork-screw, but fails. Cordin succeeds All-Wright. Flaherty drills the Mulligan Musketeers. Joe LeBoeuf (in Military Science): — “The sentries were marching up and down with armed rifles.” Kirk (at Athletic Association meeting): — “Mr. Chairman, is there anything on the floor now?” Chorus. “No”. 133 Homer Rowell. . Jimmy Williamson Pop Shirley (Officers President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer ftoll George Baldwin Wobble Brigham Bert Cordin Spike Fearn Swede Freeman Boob Hanlin Gyp Harris Heinie Henninger Slim McConnell Joe Nichols Honk Perry Dave Redford Ockish Rugg Carly Short Ken Slocum Phil Smoot Onto Victory Hoong Young ftonorarp fflember Doc Lambert 134 Cy Milnes (in Soph debating): — “Mr. Chairman, Worthy Class-Mates, and Fellow Opponents.” Letter to Editor : — Dear Sir : — Will you kindly tell me what Chantler and Cordin were doing with the crockery in Davis Hall in the Fall of 1913? Inquisitive. We don’t know. Ask them. C. H. Parker goes to sleep in calc, and “Tip” threatens to throw his shoe at him ; so Parker stays awake for the benefit of the class. Walmsley (to Romeo in Graphics class) : — “You don’t understand him. He thinks you’ve got a load on, on only one side.” Boob (the day after the Brown game, 1914): — “Want something to eat, Gene?” Flaherty : — ‘ Um ee — yah shut up !” Who is this “Mrs. Ashbel R. Welles” to which the Beacon referred? Brigham: — “And the bullet hit him right in the temple and bounded off.” Silence. Brig: — “Well, what are you laughing at?” Bill Lewis: — “He came up from Wakefield on Shank’s mare.” Phinny Randall : — ‘ Whose hoss is that ?” Hanlin’s Philosophy. In this life, money is only a secondary matter, enjoy yourself, above all things. Boob certainly follows his own philosophy. Lussier (at the station at mid-years): — “Well boys, when we come back we’ll see a lot of absent faces.” 135 Rhode Island State College Navy (S. S. “Elene”) Admiral Coxswain (resigned) Scullion and Barnacle Chaser Gasoline Gus Glasheen Lazy Liz Longton Howlin Hank Hawkins Crete Rummy Randall CuTHBERT CORDIN Dare-Devii. Dennis (resigned) Five-Finger Field Doc Leighton (in Physical Chem.) " Well, Mr. Hanlin, what have you learned since our last meeting?” Boob “Not a thing, the books are still in the box over in the office.” Doc: — “Well, you learned that, didn’t you?” Junior debate. Hawkins vs. Conyers. After Jerry has bewildered his op- ponents by a stupendous flow of eloquence, it comes time for Hawky’s rebuttal. Clinton hesitates a minute, and then says: — “I guess Jerry’s right, at that.” 13G FACTOR OF SAFETY 500,000,000 THE AXIS VOL. Ill No. (X-2) ELIPTIC CENTER, W. VA. EXTRA MARCH 17, 1915 MASS MEETING HELD In auditorium of Ratio Hall Last night, in Ratio Hall, the citizens of Eliptic Center and the students of Cosine University listened to a stirring appeal by Captain Seefitt of the University Mechanics team. The audience were alternately moved to tears and ecstatic delirium. He said in part: — “Students of Cosine, and good citizens of Eliptic Center, lend me your attentions. I have called this meeting to-night to place before you all, the very shameful situation and condi- tions which confront the Me- chanics team. All season I have struggled most assiduously with formulas, problems, broken slide- rules, rusty planimeters, faulty blue-prints, and what not. (ap- plause) Now my patience is gone! I demand new problems, better rules, plainer prints! More men must come out for the Mechanics team. I’ll say right here that those who did come out done titan service, (prolonged applause, three people faint.) Again! The text-book fur- nished the team was simply rot- ten! Coach Wales was contin- ually deriding it. In fact, one game had actually to be forfeited because the twisting moment of the goal-post was missing from the index — think of it! Many times we didn’t have the signals right! Why? Well may you ask! Simply because the slide- rules were not substantial enough to stand a six hour exam. Gentlemen! Shall this con- tinue? (cries of No! No!) Shall these faithful men who come out for the team be handi- capped because of rusty plani- meters? I leave the questions in your hands to correct! ! (Thunderous acclamation. Crowd carries Seefitt out on their heads.) ANNUAL BALL A SUCCESS Eliptic Center Folks Dance Away the wee, Dt hours of morning In a hall gaily festooned with black and yeller cheese cloth in- termingled here and there with suspended slide-rules and plani- meters, the good citizens of Eliptic Center, after a hard day’s work in the slide-rule factory, whirled away the wee, sm ' a’ hours of the morn. The belle of the event was pretty Miss Calculation, one of Eliptic Center’s Smart Set. She wore a long green serge checked with fancy logarithms. She was escorted by our old favorite. Captain Seefitt. He was attired in an underpinning of blue and green lines of action. They entertained the more se- date theorems of the evening by their graceful gyrations in the maizes of the new dance called the “Force Polygon”. They certainly were characteristic of a couple. Mr. and Mrs. Victory carried off the dance prize of the even- ing, a large, pearl-inlaid answer book. When the compass said 3.49 G. Q. the dance broke up with best wishes all round for a pros- perous final in Mechanics in VIA WIRELESS Mechanieville, S. D., Mar. dz — While rummaging about En- tropy Hall, Percy Gordin, a student in Planimetry at Siwash College, collided with a heavy section modulus. He swayed under the terrible strain. The : working strength of the impact I killed him instantly. The “To- peka Cogwheel” said, in com- menting on this remarkable in- cident — “He calmly approached | equilibrium and is now at rest”. I NEW GAME STARTED Instigated by Capt. Short Last night, while moving the throttle on the pumphouse boil- er, Capt. Short of the Hydraul- ics team knocked out one of the plates on the steam chest. One after another, the huge pieces of red-hot steel fell to the floor, but by agile ducking, Short managed to escape. Thus the game of “Ducking Stresses” was discovered. DO YOU KNOW THAT Guss Glasheen wore a white collar yesterday? Hefty Dandles pressed his pants recently? Bill Becker didn’t look like a bum yesterday? That was some test. Field came to Mechanics class to-day? REMEMBER That Mul Henry Sells Jfrictionlcss anbpaper (Collars for ROUGH NECKS DANCE given by ®be fcnigtjts of tbe (Cmptp Some on roof garden of Science Hall at midnight Mar. 17 — Bring Lanterns — Get the Answer — QUICK with T. Freeman’s Aggie £ libe Sule An up-to-the-minute slip- stick. Reciprocating valve with mobilizing retort. Recently adopted as the official rule at Siwash College. - ALL DEALERS— iHcfenololetigment The Board of Editors wish to express their gratitude to all those who have in any way assisted in the work of publishing the 1916 Grist, particularly to €rd 11. £utbonc who, by his clever and faithful work, has made the numerous sketches in the book not only possible, but one of its best features. 138 Calendar fttarcfj 2. Mr. A. B. Cristy gives illustrated lecture before Y. M. C. A. on “The Harmful Effects of Liquor upon Studies”. Jones decides to reform immediately. 3. Wrestling match in Social Room. Boomer Tully vs. Spider Barrows. Tully wins first fall, and Herb Reiner writes home for more money. 4. At chapel exercises, new Beacon constitution adopted and election held. H. C. Mowry, Editor-in-Chief; C. W. Gates, Business Manager. 5. Sophomore number of Beacon comes out. G. Romeo’s statement in Graphics about the “resultant of a couple” is questioned by some of the class. 7. “Tip” gets a hair cut. 5). Election of Editor-in-Chief and Business Manager of 1916 Grist. 10. Fire in Pump House before breakfast. Members of Fire Dept, respond promptly and render valuable assistance at 15c per. ‘ Rub” gets up for breakfast. 1 1. Prof. Munro of Brown University talks at chapel exercises. 12- Freshman number of Beacon appears. Y. W. C. U. presents the “Girls of 1776”. Some comedy! 13. Glee Club at East Greenwich. Pictures taken for 1915 Grist. 14. Freshman Basketball team at East Greenwich. E. G. A. 24— R. I. ’17, 15. Honk Perry sinks two feet in the mud outside of Science. 16. Mr. E. L. Colvin addresses Prohibition Association. Plans made to strengthen the Prohibition Party in Kingston and Biscuit City. 17. St. Patrick s Day parade postponed on account of inclement weather. 15. Cobby receives loving cup at chapel exercises, and enlivens his speech with quotations from “Boomer” Tully and “Bat” Cassidy. 19. M. A. C. wins the annual debate. Mr. Burchard and the “Campus Quartette” furnish the amusement. 20. Dr. Sato of Japan visits the college. Lecture Course ends with Mus- canto’s Russian Orchestra. Glee Club at Wickford. 21 ' Members of Orchestra, and Scene Shifters Union entertained in Davis Hall. Over indulgence in the boisterous sports of dominos and tiddlev-winks gives “Sandy” nervous prostration. 23. As usual on Monday, nothing doing. 24. Glee Club concert in Lippitt Hall. The “ Rube Song” meets with thun- derous applause by the “gang”. Hon. W . E. Ranger, of the Board of Managers, speaks at chapel exer- This is a Memory Jogger About the Greenhouses We Build T HE chances are that some day you will want a greenhouse. It may be one of the money-maker kind for growing flowers or vegetables. Or it may be a snug little home-place, one for your own keen enjoyment. In either case, when that time comes, we want you to think of Lord Burnham’s as the right greenhouse concern to build it. Send for oar Two G ' s Booklet — Glass Gardens a peep into their Delights. NEW YORK 42nd Street Bldg. CHICAGO Rookery Bldg. SALES OFFICES BOSTON Tremont Bldg. ROCHESTER Granite Bldg. TORONTO— Royal Bank Bldg FACTORIES— Irvington. N. Y.; Dea Plaines. III. PHILADELPHIA Franklin Bank Bldg. CLEVELAND Swetland Bldg. Rhode Island THOMAS F. PIERCE Hospital Trust Company SON Providence, R. I. SHOES Capital - - $2,500,000 Surplus and Profits, $3,000,000 and Hosiery Interest paid on Deposits either subject to Check or in Participation □□□□ The Oldest Trust Company in New England Westminster Dorrance Sts. PROVIDENCE, R. I. Calendar — Continued 26. “Torchy” demonstrates the law of gravity in the dining hall, and inci- dentally smashes up a few dishes. 27. Miss Bailey goes to Boston. 28. She returns. No, he was neither her father nor her brother. 30. “Jimmie” trys in vain to capture Miss Bailey’s man. 31. Members of the English III class actually hurry to get there. Who said ‘ back seats” ? Sprtl 1. According to its annual custom, the village clock goes crazy and strikes 946. 2. “Torchy” takes a bath in the Hydraulics Lab. tank. 3. ‘ ‘ The Girls of 1776” presented at Peacedale. ‘ ‘ Honk” serves as chaperon on the way back. 6. The chef’s chowder creates a sensation and a horrible smell in the dining hall. 7. Mid-term exams remind us that “Spring has came”. 8. Dr. Hadley gives a lecture on “Heredity” at weekly meeting of “Aggie” Club. IV Fern Crest Butter I EWELRY, Silver, Best 1 Watches, Station- Grocers ery, Art Goods, Sell it. Pictures, Oriental Rugs, Victor Victrolas. J. H. PRESTON % CO. Wholesale Distributors TILDEN-THURBER PROVIDENCE, R. I. PROVIDENCE Calendar — Continued 9. End of third quarter. Annual spring rush for home. 10. Campus resembles the “Deserted Village”. 11. First baseball game of the season at Kingston. R. I. 14 — Wentworth Institute 2. 13. Last quarter begins. Wakefield again offers attractions to the socially inclined. 14. Winter returns for a while. 15. Dr. Hartwell speaks at chapel exercises. 16. “Tip” again reminds the members of the Calculus class that he “is not naturally suspicious”. 17. 0 X dance at Wakefield. Spring arrives unexpectedly. 18. Baseball game at Middletown. R. I. 10— Wesleyan 1. Enthusiastic throng parades to the station and greets the victors with unbounded joy and blistered feet. 19. Fussing season opens. 20. Sophomore engineers almost decide to go to Mexico, or some other place where they can enjoy life. 21. Tremendous loss of life and property averted by prompt action of the R. I. S. C. F. D. Brush fire behind Science Hall. Is it a Rug or a Piece of Furniture wanted for your room? You need not go out of town for a Fine Selec- tion at Low Prices. CALL ON The SHELDON House Furnishing Company WAKEFIELD, RHODE ISLAND Calendar- -Continued 22. Frank A. Carroll, ' 13 (Short Course) speaks at meeting of Aggie Club, and tells how they do it “up in Vermont”. 24. Nona Dramatic Club at Wickford. The “ten-piece orchestra” was quite a good looking fellow. 25. Baseball game at Kingston. R. I. 5 — N. H. 1. Various kinds of cele- bration Saturday night. 28. Quadrangle Club presents “The Rivals” in Lippitt Hall. “Dicky” and “Pete” excel as comedians. 29. Baseball at Hartford. R. I. 0 — Trinity 0. Caustic and fiery speeches by several members of the Senior c lass at chapel exercises. 30. 1917 class hold banquet and celebration. Prexic requests the Sophomore class in attendance to leave college immediately. fflap 1. Junior Prom in Lippitt Hall. 2. Baseball at Kingston. R. I. 8 — Boston College 2. “Milt” Price slams the ball three times in succession. 0. Three hour drill in preparation for Inspection. 21 plugs of B. L. done away with. VI VALUE is the Proof of what you get in the long run NOTHING is “cheap’’ that won’t wear THAT is why Peace Dale Fabrics are the cheapest to buy Peace Dale Co-Operative Stores Agents for International Tailoring Co. The Largest Tailoring Establishment in Existence MAKERS OF CLOTHES THAT FIT The College Hof-Brau You will find a very Complete Line of South Basement East Hall STATIONERY Is where you find the men between bells $ At the Food Times For the Inner — Haberdashery For the Outer Man Stationery Store Wakefield, R. I. Calendar - Continued 7. Annual Inspection of Battalion, of the joys of war. Freshman for the first time get a taste !). Interscholastic Track Meet. Technical wins the meet as usual. Baseball in afternoon. R. I. 4 — Springfield Training School 1. 10. “Honk” rocks the boat, and takes an impromptu bath in 30 Acre. 11. “Gramp” says his Ford is almost as good as a regular automobile. 13. The Brown game at Providence. R. I. 0 — Brown S. Remember, it was the thirteenth. ’Nuf said. 14 “Tip’s” Calculus class spends the morning in bed. 10. Baseball at Newport. R. I. 7 — Fort Adams 4. IS. Third meeting of the Athletic Association in its continuous performance entitled, “We Must Have A. Assistant Manager”. 10. P I K vs. Beta Phi on campus. Tom Freeman demonstrates some aesthetic sliding. 20. Seniors and faculty appear at chapel in caps and gowns. Exercises transferred from Lippitt to lawn in front of Davis, and to the “Pie Shop”. 21. 9 X vs. B 4 on campus. 0 X gets 10 runs and ‘ ‘ Red” gets sore because the other side got two. 23. Last game of baseball season at Kingston. R. I. 15— New York Uni- versity 3. VIII The Columbia ESTABLISHED 1884 The St. Claire MAIN E’S Ice Cream Wholesale Retail ALL ORDERS GIVEN PROMPT AND CAREFUL ATTENTION Telephone Connections WAKEFIELD, R. I. Calendar — Continued 26. Class in “Aquatics” at 30 Acre continues to add to its enrollment. 27. Polygon conducts annual Tap Day exercises. The mercury rises and a fresh rush for 30 Acre is started. 28. The Dramatic Club becomes courageous, and presents “Alabama” be- fore a hardened and critical audience. 29. Annual Military Day. Company A secures the sword for Capt. Webb, and the fort is once more captured to the accompaniment of much uproar and skinned elbows. 30. Track Meet at Kingston. New Hampshire 73 — Rhode Island 42. Still, it might have been worse. lunc 1 . Romeo tells the Graphics class that a few of them might pass if they had good luck. 2. Only a week before exams. Sounds of “grinding” heard all around the campus. 3. 0 X defeats A A ' k and wins inter-fraternitv baseball championship. “Nick” umpires and is presented with a leather medal after the game. 4. Events called of! on account of rain. IX THE UTTER COMPANY WESTERLY, R. I. Printers Invitations, Programs, Dance Orders, Menus, and all Kinds of Printing for College Days, or Business Calendar Continued 5. G X holds another dance at Wakefield. ‘ ' Kicky” Rcdfem finds out why some of his class-mates used to go “down the line” twice a week. 6. Freshics trim the Sophs in annual baseball game, 15-8. The freshies were punk, but alas! the sophs were worse. 7. The Business Manager goes walking with a blanket and two pillows. 8. “Tip” gives the Calculus class a day off. Nine men prostrated by the shock. 9. Annual spring meeting of the Athletic Association. Managers and Asst. Managers of Track and Baseball elected. Three out of four from the fair city of Brockton. Some monopoly! September 14. Old and new faces begin to appear on the campus. 15. Registration the order of the day. How did you leave Mrs. Brown? 16. Football squad begins to make a respectable appearance. Classes begin in earnest. 17. The “Scrimv Scullions” challenge the “Winsome Waiters” to a game of baseball. New handbooks come out, and Freshman hats make their appearance. IS. The Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. U. hold their annual reception to the freshman class in Lippitt Hall. First chance to give ’em the “once-over”. H. MIDWOOD’S PRESTON SONS CO. ROUNDS Providence, R. I. COMPANY Wholesale Grocers Booksellers Agents for Ceresota Flour, Hunt’s and Canned Fruits, Granite State Beverages, Rock- wood’s Chocolates, Stationers Orphan Boy Canned 98 Westminster Street Goods. PROVIDENCE, R. I. Calendar — Continued 19. The “Scrimy Scullions” defeat the “Winsome Waiters”, 4-3. 21. Mr. C. W. Rugg arrives on the campus. 22. Juniors defeat Freshmen at baseball, 8-2. 23. Seniors next take a crack at the Freshies and defeat them, 6-1. Prexie gives advice at first chapel exercise of the year. 24. Sophomores trim the Freshies, 8-6. 25. Football team leaves for Middletown. 26. Football game with Wesleyan ends in scoreless tie. 28. Absolutely nothing doing. 29. Junior Class elects officers. 30. Seniors elect class officers. Cloke is cussing yet because he didn’t get there two minutes earlier. October 1. Smoker in Lippitt Hall. Songs and cheers rehearsed for Brown game. 3. Brown defeats Rhode Island 20-0 on Andrews Field. “Rhode Island Night” at Rhodes, also at the “Sink”. 7. Prexie breaks up freshman class meeting, but not before a president was elected. XI Eimer Amend Headquarters for CHEMICALS Chemical Apparatus, Minerals, etc. We carry the Largest Stock of Laboratory Supplies in the United States — First Quality Only PROMPT SERVICE ALL SCIENTIFIC APPARATUS EST ' B - 1851 203 -211- THIRD AVE NEW-YORK.Crr ' Calendar -Continued 8. First Glee Club try-outs under Dr. Jules Jordan. 9. Theta Chi holds an informal dance in Lippitt Hall. 10. Football at Kingston. Boston College 21 — Rhode Island 0. 12. No work. Columbus Day. 13. Prof. Boardman cuts English 4. 14. Freshies succeed in electing the remainder of their class officers. 15. Mass meeting in Science to get men out for football. “Sandy” and “Nick” decide to go out for the back-field. 16. Beta Phi gives dance to Freshmen. 17. R. I. second team defeats East Greenwich Academy, 6-0. Freeman, Nichols and Hanlin star. 19. Freshies begin football practice on the campus. 20. Meeting in Lippitt Hall “For Men Only”. 21. Dr. Seerly gives an abridged version of his lecture at weekly chapel ex- ercises. 22. Date of Soph. Hop announced. 23. Football team leaves for Fordham. 24. Fordham defeats Rhode Island 21-0. Several courageous youths go to the game a la Ford. 26. The “would-be” dancers pay their weekly visit to Wakefield. XII B. F. BROWN SON Dealers in Beef, Pork, Lamb and Poultry also VEGETABLES in their season Telephone KINGSTON, R. I. W. H. KENNEDY Wakefield, R. I. O o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Billiards and Pool Cigars and Tobacco Pipes Confectionery J. C. TUCKER CO. Narragansett Pier, R. I. Wakefield, R.I. Coal, Lumber, Building Material, Hay and Grain, Farming Imple- ments, Hardware, Kitchen Ware, Groceries and Meats, Garden and Flower Seed Auto Repairs and Accessories XIII For your Inspection A choice line of Fine Serges, Fancy Worsteds, Suitings and Overcoatings, Fine Worsted Dress Goods and Broad- cloth, Double Face Cloth, White Serges, Steamer Rugs. MADE TO MEASURE Department for New Suits and Overcoats GEORGE E. HELLIWELL Wakefield, R. I. Calendar — Continued 27. Nihil facicm. 28. J. G. Olmstead addresses student body in chapel exercises. 29. E. M. Whitney, impersonator, presents the ‘ ‘ Fortune Hunter”. Fussers out in full force. 30. Beta Phi holds an informal dance, whereupon Alta issues a new edict. 31. Football at Kingston. Rhode Island 7 — New Hampshire 0. ilobember 1. Village clock runs wild at 3.00 A. M. No wonder! Some heartless wretch was removing its hands. 2. Prof. Wales fails to meet his classes, much to the sorrow (?) of the latter. 3. Election Day. Freshmen defeat Sophs in annual track meet, 67-41. 4. Ex-Governor Galvin visits the college and speaks at chapel exercises. 5. Fraternities send out bids. Just to complicate matters, the Freshies hold an informal dance in Lippitt in the afternoon. 6. Fussers spend the evening in Davis Hall. 7. Rhode Island plays W. P. I. at Kingston. Score 6-6. 9. Prof. Wales announces no class in Mechanics for the rest of the week. More manifestations of extreme sorrow. xiv WAKEFIELD TRUST COMPANY WAKEFIELD, R. I. Capital $100,000 Surplus and Profits, over $50,000 Branch at Narragansett Pier Open Entire Year Safe deposit boxes to rent; Issues drafts payable in all foreign countries; Solicit deposits; Pays interest Feb. 15th and Aug. loth at rate of 4% per annum on Participation Account. For strength compare the percentage of our capital and surplus to deposits with any other like institution in this State. BENJ. F. ROBINSON, Pres. JOHN E. BABCOCK, Treas. . GEO. A. KROENER, Ass’t Treas. DIRECTORS John Babcock Benj. W. Palmer John A. Allen Benj. F. Robinson Dr. R. R. Robinson Rowland Hazard John E. Babcock Win. G. Gould W. A. Nye Calendar — Continued 10. Large number of students, including several co-eds, attend dancing class at Library Hall. Teacher, however, fails to appear. 11. Lucy advocates reduction of speed by waiters in dining hall. 12. Freshies hold another informal in Lippitt Hall. Lots of class there. What d’ye mean “lots of class”? Why, the Freshman class, of course. 13. Football team leaves for New Hampshire. 14. Rhode Island plays tie game with New Hampshire at Manchester, 6-6. 16. Monday — that’s all. 17. Sophs challenge Freshies to a rope pull across some part of Thirty Acre. Preferably the dryest part. 18. Crawford, Adams Company entertain in Lippitt. 19. Rain! Rain! Rain! 20. Soph Hop. Everybody was there, even the Chef. 21. Sophs defeat Freshmen 13-10 at basketball. A poor substitute for the annual football game, but then, the fair ones had to be amused. 23. Prof. Wales proposes some original research work to find out what the Juniors have in place of brains. 24. Thanksgiving rush — for home — starts. xv A. A. GREENMAN Deal er in Groceries Dry Goods Etc., Etc. TELEPHONE CONNECTION KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Calendar — Continued 25. The Mechanics class stay over to see if P. Lanza really would spring a test. Note: — No one was disappointed. 30. Back from the sucelucent turkey to mechanics and “thoimo”. Some take consolation in the fact that “Christmas is earning”. JDcccmfacr 1. The beginning of the end — of 1914. 2. Beta Phi “cops” the Burchard Cup again. Beacon editors and managers receive medals. No, not leather ones, real gold. 3. Basketball game and dance for benefit of the Belgian Relief Fund. R I. Independents 29— E. G. A. 24. Nobody killed. 4. Great elation in the Junior class. The engineers are actually able to do some of Prof. Wales’ test problems. 5. Rival “floors” of P I K and A A use basketball as an excuse to mutilate each other. 6. Weather begins to get too cold for the Sundav afternoon outings of the Fussers Club. 7. Prof. Wales receives Bob Kirk’s Mechanics test by mail, and asks Bob later in the day if he thinks he is taking an I. C. S. course. 8. Annual Athletic Association meeting. “Danny” Aldrich elected presi- dent. XVI HOWARD-WESSON- COMPANY Artists and Half Tone Engravers SPECIALISTS IN COLLEGE ANNUAL WORK Be sure to write for our 1916 Con- tract which has very attractive features. We are near you in New England. tfl We know how to do the work to your entire satisfaction, and we are prompt. HOWARD-WESSON-COMPANY Graphic Arts Building, WORCESTER, MASS. XVII Calendar — Continued 9. Speech at assembly exercises on the bad effects of prohibition — on the breweries. 10. Freshmen hold their usual mid-week prayer meeting, disguised as a dance, in Lippitt. 1 1 Girls hold informal dance in Lippitt Hall in honor of the football team. Daniels and Lennox give a good imitation of a ten-piece orchestra. 12. P I K initiation. Lots of fun — for those on the right end of the paddle. 14. Junior engineers pass in a Mechanics test. Lanza passes out a thermo test. And the air in Kingston acquires a bluish tinge. 15. See Bill Becker for particulars as to what happened to-day. 1G. Beta Phi initiates parade the campus and Palmer advocates free beer. 17. Prof. Wales asks the Mechanics class if they were ever phased. 18. Theta Chi dance at Wakefield. 19. Skating on Thirty Acre. 21. Monday — that should be enough, but it rained also. XVI 11 THE E. S. HODGE CO. Peace Dale, R. I. Steam and Hot Water and Hot Air Heating Plumbing and Electrical Work. Hardware, Sanitary and Electrical Supplies. Bicycle Sundries. Agents for Glenwood and Furman Boilers, Glenwood Ranges. Estimates Promptly Furnished. Satisfaction Guaranteed. TELEPHONE Regal and Emerson Shoes JONES BROTHERS WAKEFIELD, R. I. Calendar — Continued 22. Crowd begins to turn toward home. 23. All out! — for Christmas vacation. January 4. Everybody back, with all kinds of good resolutions. 5. Chicken students make their appearance. 6. Prexie speaks in chapel on “The Meaning of War”. 7. New Year’s resolutions begin to loosen up. 8. Weather fair and warm. Man the life-boats. 9. “Spike” Feam does an aviation stunt off the roof of P I K house. 11. Mr. C. E. Andrews speaks at Y. M. C. A. meeting. 12. Rain, mud and wet feet. XIX ALDRICH-ELDREDGE COMPANY Wholesale Grocers and_ Coffee Wasters Proprietors of NORTH STAR COFFEE Dorrance, Pine and Orange Streets PROVIDENCE, R. I. Calendar — Continued 13. At chapel exercises, Miss Yates lectures on Women’s Suffrage, and des- cribes marriage a la September mom. 14. Absolutely nothing doing, not even rain. 15. The Glee Club starts for Newport and gets stranded aboard the steamer “Twentieth Century”. No concert that night. 16. Glee Club gives postponed concert in Newport. 18. “Glooms” hold convention in Kingston. 19. List of exams posted. More joy. 20. Our old friend, Prof. Munro of Brown, speaks at chapel exercises. 21. Prepa rations for Military under way. 22. Military Ball. Biggest crowd in history. 23. Sophs again defeat Freshies in basketball, 20-11. 28. Day before exams. The midnight sons go in search of oil. 29. The slaughter commences. 30. Sherman once said something about war. We wonder if he ever took any finals. xx The W. E. Barrett Co. Canal and Waterman Sts., Providence, R. I. Vegetable, Flower, Grass and Clovers SPRAY PUMPS, SPRAY MATERIAL POULTRY SUPPLIES, FERTILIZERS Postal or Phone for Our 1915 Catalogue ■ J eto g tock == = = FULL DRESS. TUXEDO. PRINCE ALBERT. OVERCOATS AND BLACK SACK SUITS. SILK AND OPERA HATS — FOR RENT — Albert tbe bailor LYMAN BUILDING, ROOM 4 One Flight Up TELEPHONE CONNECTION 395 Westminster St. Providence, R. I. Opposite Providence Public Market XXI It Is the Young Men Who Set the Styles Our business is to execute them according to the mandates of the Young Men. And we are very confident in respect to our up-to-date 1915 Models that we have successfully realized the Young Men’s Ideals in Dress. BROWNING, KING CO. Clothing , Furnishings , and Hats Calendar — Continued Jfebruarp 1. The Juniors do the “Dead March” to 26 Lippitt. 2. Snow and sleet. A few freshmen have to walk to the station. 3. Everyone home — except those who stay to plug for make-ups. 9. Registration for second term. 10. We miss a few familiar faces. 11. Dr. Gabriel Maguire gives lecture in Lippitt. The question is — how many gallons can he get away with on a bet. 12. Hon. R. S. Hazard gives a re ally interesting talk at assembly exercises. 13. 1917-1918 hockey game on Thirty Acre. Scoreless tie 19. Prof. Wales is absent from class, but he sends the usual Friday morning greetings. 20. Nobody home — day off on Monday. 22. Washington’s birthday as usual on this date. No classes. 23. The scullions “Hoch der Kaiser”. 24. Baseball practice begins. 25. Freshmen publish the Beacon, and the rest of the college is benefited by the advice from their verdant brains. 26. Glee Club gives concert in East Providence. Jackowitz stars (?). 27. Miss Burlingame, librarian, resigns. They have our best wishes. 28. War sure is Hell. However, so is this. (Editor’s note: — CHECK!) Here endeth the last lesson. Amen. xxii Ye Olde Kingston Inn J. H. UNDERWOOD rararai m Garage and Stable Motor — Luncheon — Dinner Afternoon Luncheon HACK LIVERY —BOARD— FEED SUITES AND ROOMS with or without bath. Automobiles for Hire TELEPHONE 201-W MRS. E. F. KITTREDGE Main Street, - Wakefield, R. 1. DAVID FARQUHAR Library Bookbinder n North Cambridge Junction, Mass. 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Do you think we’ll have a test in Mechanics, Friday. ' ' What makes the editor so anxious to get a job at the Pier this summer ? What theatre in Providence is most patronized by Rhode Island men? Why don’t they build a bigger church in Kingston? Why don’t the fellows read the “Christian Herald” instead of “Snappy Stories”? XXV Our Specialty Young Men’s Clothes!! made by Fifth Ave. N. Y. City Tailors Hand Tailored Suits for $15 a Suit. Equal to made to measure that usually sell for $25 to $30. We will allow any R. I. State College Student his car fare — if he buys a suit of us this month. Boston and Providence Clothing Co. 150 Westminster St. Providence, R. I. The Horace Partridge Company Manufacturers of high class Athletic Goods. Salesrooms: No. 75 Hawley Street , Boston, Mass. Outfitters to the leading pro- fessional baseball teams, also to the leading colleges and prepara- tory schools for all athletic goods. Send for illustrated catalog, free upon request. 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Of these, 7,676 markedly successful are from 135,000 with a college education; of these, 1,967 markedly successful are from 11,800,000 without a college education. That is with a college education your chance for marked success is 1 in 8; without a college education your chance is 1 in 6,000. As the City has given you a free high-school education, so the State and Nation are offering you free at Rhode Island State College an opportunity through a college education to increase your chances of success 350 times. Is it not worth while to take the opportunity? Can four years be more profitably spent? Instruction at Rhode Island State College is free of cost; instruction at Rhode Island State College is of high grade. See estimate of catalogue as to expenses; see report of Commission of Inquiry (1909) as to grade of work. The College has courses for men and women. 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The Mother — That’s a peach of a way to correct the kid. The Father — I only wanted to put her wise. Such talk will queer her. The Daughter — Ish Ka Bibble. —Penn Punch Bowl. XXXIII n li V n in dollars and cents Poultry Keeping Pays »nd every other sense. It provides healthful recreation for the professor or the student. It is just fun for the boys and girls and it gives them a chance to make their own spending money. Some kinds are better than others. Ours are Barred Ply- mouth Rocks. They are good layers and unexcelled as table poultry. We have breeding stock for sale at all times, single birds, pairs, trios and pens. Eggs for hatching in season. If you are interested, come and see our birds. Visitors are wel- come any day except Sun- day. A 48 page book on “Back Yard Poultry Keep- ing” mailed free. LAMBERT’S POULTRY FARM, Cowesett Road, Apponaug, R. I. Check! “Talk about man!” exclaimed the suffragist. “What has man ever done for woman? " “He’s furnished her with a model she’s trying dumcd hard to imitate,” came a voice from the rear of the hall. — Boston Transcript. More Foolishness Conductor: — “We ran over a cat down the line.” Passenger. “Was the cat on the line?” Conductor: — “Why, of course not. We chased up an alley after her”. XXXIV th£ Electric City Engraving Co. B U F FALO. N.Y. WE MADE THE ENGRAVINGS FOR THIS BOOK. XXXV As an advertising medium, reaches students, Alumni, Faculty and Friends of the College. It is a representative publication of the Student Body. cnb for our abbcrtistng rates. :: Gilbert . Corbin, illgr. W. I. MAIN SJctoeler anb illatcbmabcr Clarke Block WAKEFIELD. R. I. ORIGINATORS OF Moore’s Official High Sehool Cap and Gown Renting of Caps and Gowns to Graduating Classes a Specialty Distributors of Caps and Gowns to the 1915 class of the R. I. State College 932 to 938 Dakin St. CHICAGO E. R. Moore Company MAKERS OF Collegiate Caps, Gowns and Hoods, Judicial, Clerical, Baptismal and Choir Gowns XXXVI Value of Photography T T has been proven in the past that Photography forms a priceless record of events of people. Modern Photography is always appreciated and our studio has long excelled in High Grade Portraiture 385 Westminster St. A. G. SKONBERG, Proprietor XXXVII PRINTING BINDING Embossing Loose Leaf Designing Systems and Engraving Devices Die Stamping Office Supplies TELEPHONE 730 College Printing a Specialty PLANNING AND WRITING DIRECT ADVERTISING XXXVIII CONCERNING OUR ADVERTISERS HIS Book is published largely through the kindness of our advertisers. In order to let them know their investments have been appreciated, kindly mention the “GRIST” when writing XXXIX INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Albert, the Tailor xxi Aldrich-Eldredge Co xx Barrett, W. E. Co xxi Beacon, the xxxvi Boston Providence Clothing Co xxvi Brown, B. F. Son xiii Brownell Field Co xxiv Browning, King Co xxii Bush, C. S. Co xxx Davis, A. B vm Eagle Printing and Binding Co xxxvm Eimer Amend xii Electric City Engraving Co xxxv Farquhar, David xxm Greenman, A. A xvi Helliwell, Geo. E xiv Helme, B. E xxviii Hodge, E. S. Co xix Hof Brau viii Howard-Wesson Co xvii Jones Bros xix Kennedy, W. H xm Kingston Inn xxm Knight, H. B xxxm Lambert’s Poultry Farm xxxiv Lord, Burnham Co hi Lowell Animal Fertilizer Co xxiv Main, W. E xxxvi Maine Ice Cream Co ix Midwood’s Sons Co., H xi Moore, E. R. Co xxxvi Narragansett Times vm New England Butt Co xxvii XL Partridge Co., Horace xxvi Pawtucket Rendering Co xxv Peace Dale Mfg. Co vn Peck, J. D xxx Pierce, Thomas F. and Sons iv Philbrick, B. P xxx Preston, J. H. and Co Preston Rounds xi Providence Coal Co xxvii Rhode Island State College xxix Rhode Island Hospital Trust Co iv Sheldon House Furnishing Co vi Slocum, J. II xxxii Tilden-Thurber v Times Stationery Store vm Tucker, E. P xxvii Tucker, J. C xm Tucker, L. W xxv Underwood, J. H xxiii Utter Printing Co x Wakefield Bakery xxxii Wakefield Trust Co xv Washington County Eng. Co xxx Wright, J. A xvm Wright Ditson xxxi Ye Rose Studio xxxvii xu 3 ?£ 7 - 96 ' 7 S ' ”
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