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1320 Cl )t Otctorp H5t Ctoentp etgijtl) nntoersiarp Humber PUBLISHED BY THE Classes of 1920 ant 1921 Volume XXII MCMXX Kingston : : : : l bobc Sslanb JJECAUSE THIS EDITION IS ESSENTIALLY 4|a CONCERNING THOSE WHO ANSWERED ' THEIR NATION ' S CALL, AND REPRESENTS A HUMBLE EFFORT TO EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST APPRECIATION OF THEIR WORK. THIS VICTORY NUMBER OF THE GRIST IS DEDICATED TO ahmir Uhodr Jlalauri iHru hilui maiie thr Sup reme arrifirr Jf omirorit f CCORDING TO OLD ESTABLISHED CUSTOMS NO ANNUAL SHOULD BE PRESENTED WITHOUT SOME WORD OF APOLOGY OR EXPLANATION. WE BOW TO THAT TIME- HONORED TRADITION. IN THIS EDITION THE EDITORS HAVE STRIVEN TO COM- BINE A YEAR-BOOK WITH A MEMORIAL TO RHODE ISLAND ' S PARTICIPANTS IN THE GREAT STRUGGLE. IT IS MANIFESTLY IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE THE RECORDS HEREIN CONTAINED EXACT OR COMPLETE FROM SUCH DATA AS ARE AVAILABLE. AND DOUBTLESS WE HAVE SLIGHTED SOME WHO ARE ALL- DESERVING. HOWEVER. WE SINCERELY CRAVE THE PARDON OF ANY WHO MAY HAVE JUST CAUSE TO COMPLAIN. AND AT LEAST HOPE THAT THE ASSEMBLED MATERIAL HAS BEEN PRESENTED IN AN INTERESTING AND CONSISTENT MANNER. fjotie Manb !§ tatc Collrgf Corporation Hon. Walter E. Ranger, Pres., State Com. of Schools, ex-officio. . . Providence Hon. Zenas VV. Bliss, Pice-President Providence Co., Providence Hon. Robert S. Burlingame, Clerk and Treasurer Newport Co., Newport Hon. Thomas G. Mathewson Kent Co., East Greenwich Hon. Charles Estes Bristol Co., Warren Hon. Rowland Hazard Washington Co., Peace Dale Hon. Philip A. Money, Member of State Board of Agriculture Exeter 8 Heabg of Courses HOWARD EDWARDS. A. M.. LL.D. President PROFESSOR R. L. WALES. B.S. Engineering PROFESSOR JOHN BARLOW. A. M. Applied Science PROFESSOR G. E. ADAMS. M. Agr. Agriculture BESSIE BEMIS. B. S. Home Economics THE ' VICTORY ' GRIST Howard Edwards, A. M., LL. D.. President Kt; 4 K 2; 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 Acad- emy, Virginia, 1882-1884; Principal, Tuscumbia Academy, Alabama, 1884-1885; Professor of English and Modern Languages, University of Arkansas, 1885-1890; Professor of Eng- lish and Modern Languages, Michigan Agricultural College, 1890-1906; LL. D., Univer- sity of Arkansas, 1891; Leave of absence in France and England, 1891-1892; Entered upon duties as President of Rhode Island State College, 1906; LL. D., Brown University, 1914. Harriet Lathrop Merrow, A. M Professor of Botany B. S., Wellesley College, 1886; Teacher of Science, Plymouth High School, 1887-1888; Teacher of Science, Harcourt Place, Bambicr, Ohio, 1888-1891; Graduate Student, Uni- versity of Michigan, 1891-1892; A. M., Wellesley College, 1893; Assistant, Botanical Laboratory, University of Michigan, 1893-1894; Appointed Professor of Botany, 1895. John Barlow, A. M Professor of Zoology AT; +BK; 4 K‘J ; B. S., Middlebury College, 1895; A. M., Brown University, 1896; Assistant Biologist, R. I. Experiment Station, 1898; Professor of Biolog} ' , Fairmont Col- lege, 1898-1901; Appointed Professor of Zoology, Rhode Island State College, 1901. Marshall Henry Tyler, B. S Professor of Mathematics 6 AX; B. S., Amherst College, 1897; Instructor at St. Marks, 1897-1898; Appointed Master of Preparatory School, 1898; Appointed Professor of Mathematics, 1906. George Edward Adams, M. Agr. Professor of Agronomy PI K; B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1894; Student, Cornell University, 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. Samuel Harvey Webster, B. S Professor of Civil Engineering 4 K 4 ; - +; A. B., VVayncsburg College, Pa., 1893; Instructor, Jackson High School, Michigan, 1894-1896; Instructor, Washington State College, 1896-1903; Student, Lcland Stanford University, 1903-1904; B. S., University of Illinois, 1906; Instructor of Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State College, 1907; Appointed Professor of Civil Engineering, 1907. Royal Linfield Wales, B. S Professor of Mechanical Engineering A X A; B. S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1902-1904; Instructor of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State College, 1904-1905; Assistant Professor of Experimental Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1905-1908; Appointed Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 1908; Dean of Department of Engineering, 1909. Burt Laws Hartwell, Ph. D Professor of Agricultural Chemistry CSC; -i; FK 4 ; B. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College and Boston University, 1 899; M. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1900; Ph. D., University of Pennsyl- vania, 1903; Appointed first Assistant Chemist, R. 1 . Experiment Station, 1891; Appointed Associate Chemist, 1903; Professor of Agricultural Chemistry, 1908; Appointed Director of Experiment Station, 1912. Herman Churchill, A. M. Professor of Rhetoric and Composition BHII; 4 ZG; 4 G f ; A. B., Syracuse University, 1894; Summer Sessions, Chautauqua, N. Y.; Chicago University; A. L, University of Wisconsin, 1902; Instructor of English in Academic Schools, 1894-1903; English Department, Northwestern University, Evans- town, 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. 12 RHODE- INLAND ;JTAIt (DL1DGE Phillip B. Hadley, Ph. D Professor of Bacteriology AU; - ♦K ; 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 Station, 1908; Appointed Professor of Bacteriology, 1913. Bessie E. Bemis, B. S Professor of Home Economics O N; B. S., Michigan Agricultural College, 1905; Instructor in Home Economics, Michi- gan Agricultural College, 1905-1908; Student, Teacher’s College, Columbia, 1908; Instruc- tor in Home Economics, Penn. State College, 1908-1910; Instructor in Home Economics, University of Minnesota, 1910-1911; 1912-1913, Acting head of Department, University of Minnesota; Director of Home Economics, University High School, 1915-1916; Director of Girls’ Dormitory, 1916-1917; Professor of Home Economics, Rhode Island State College, 1917. John Everett Ladd, M. S. A Professor of Animal Husbandry 0 X; A 7. B. S., New Hampshire State College, 1913; M. S. A. at Purdue, Indiana, 1917; Appointed Professor of Animal Husbandry at Rhode Island State College, 1918. Charles Carroll, LL. B., A. M., Ph. D. Professor of School Law and Administration ■t’ B K; A. B., Brown University, 1898; Harvard Law School, LL. B., 1901; Brown Univer- sity A. M., 1913; Ph. 1 )., 1915; Instructor at Rhode Island Normal School, 1916; Appointed Professor of School Law and Administration at Rhode Island State College, 1919; Assistant to Commissioner of Rhode Island Schools, 1916; Deputy State Director Vocational Education, 1919. Grace E. Bird, Ph. D Professor of Educational Psychology Ph. B., University of Chicago; M. A., Columbia University, 1916; Ph. D., Brown Univer- sity, 1918; Assistant in English, University of Chicago; Taught at High Schools in Helena, Montana; Elgin. Illinois; Morgan Park and Chicago. Normal Schools, Plymouth, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Appointed Professor of Educational Psychology at Rhode Island State College, 1919. Guy F. Wells, A. M Professor of Education A. B., 1907, Columbia University; A. M., 1908, Columbia University; Taught at University of Wisconsin, 1910-1913; Instructor in Department of Education at Rhode Island Normal School, 1913; Appointed Professor of Education at Rhode Island State College, 1919. William Anderson, M. S Professor of Electrical Enginee ring 2 2 ; B. S., Kansas State College, 1898; M. S., Kansas State College, 1906; A. M., Cornell University, 1911; Instructor in Mathematics and Physics at Kansas State College; Assist- ant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at Michigan College of Mines, Hough- ton, Michigan; Professor in Electrical Engineering at Rhode Island State College, 1919. Emma Gertrude Jaeck, Ph. D Professor of Modern Languages B K; B. S., University of Wisconsin, 1903; Student, Berlin, 1905-1906; M. A., University of Illinois, 1908; Ph. D., University of Illinois, 1910; Teacher, Mt. Holyoke College; Professor of German and Spanish at Oxford College, Ohio, 1915-1919; Author of articles in current periodicals; Professor of Modern Languages at Rhode Island State College, 1919. Joseph W. Ince, M. A Professor of Chemistry 4 K+; A. B., Brown University, 1902; M. A., Brown University, 1904; Instructor of Chemistry at Brown; Demonstrator of Chemistry at McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Instructor of Chemistry, Denison University, Granville, Ohio; “Part Author of Chemis- try of the Farm and Home " ; Professor Agricultural Chemistry at North Dakota; Agricul- tural Chemist, North Dakota Experiment Station; Appointed Professor of Chemistry at Rhode Island State College, 1919. 13 THE VICTORY- GRIST] H. Louis Jackson, M. S Professor of Industrial Chemistry A T; B. S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1905; M. S., Hamilton College, 1909; Instructor at M. I. T.; Assistant Professor of Chemistry at University of Kansas; State Chemist of Idaho; Overseas Service in Sanitary Corps, U. S. Army; Appointed Professor of Industrial Chemistry, 1919. Alfred S. Knight, Captain, U. S. A .Professor of Military Science and Tactics Enlisted in Regular Army in 1914; Served as a private and non-commissioned officer in Panama with 5th and 33rd Infantry; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 1917, and returned to l ' . S.; Assistant Instructor at First Officers TrainingCamp, Ft. Niagara, N. Y.; With 29th Division, Sept.-Dee., 1917; With 80th Division, Dec. 1917-May, 1918; at Infantry School of Arms, Fort Dill, Okla.; Executive Officer of S. A. T. C. at University of Florida; Transferred to Headquarters, 4th R. O. T. C. District at Raleigh, N. C.; Detailed to Rhode Island State College, Sept., 1919. Howland Burdick, B. S Assistant Professor of Dairying and Farm Machinery PI K; B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1896; Appointed Assistant in Agriculture and Farm Superintendent, 1896; Appointed Instructor in Agriculture 1900; Appointed Pro- fessor in Dairying, 1906. Calvin 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; Appointed Assistant Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, 1914. Frank Hartwell Bills, B. S Assistant Professor of Mathematics B. S., New Hampshire College, 1910; Appointed Instructor of Mathematics, Rhode Island State College, 1910; Appointed Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Rhode Island State College, 1917. Mrs. Lillian I.. Peppard, M. S Assistant Professor of Home Economics B. S., Michigan Agricultural College, 1916; M. S., University of Chicago, 1917; Instructor in Home Economics, Michigan Agricultural College, 1916; Director of Clothing and Textile Section, Michigan Agricultural College, 1917; Assistant Professor of Home Economics, Rhode Island State College, 1918. Helen Elizabeth Peck, A. B Assistant Professor of English Literature 2 K; A. B., Wellesley, 1904; Principal Gilmanton Academy, 1906-1907; Vice Principal South Kingston High School, 1909-1915; Instructor, Rhode Island State College, 1915; Appointed Assistant Professor of Flnglish Literature, July, 1919. Frank Julius Rimoldi, B. S Assistant Professor of Horticulture A 4 ; B. S., Connecticut Agricultural College, 1913; M. S., Cornell University, 1917; Assistant Entomologist at Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station; Fruit Specialist, N. Y. State College; Intension Entomologist and Horticulturist for Southern N. E.; Plant Quarantine Inspector for Texas 1918-19; Instructor in Horticulture Rhode Island State College, 1919; Appointed Assistant Professor of Horticulture, 1919. Frederick J. Murray, B. S Physical Director and Coach B. S., Georgetown University, 1915; Captain Georgetown Varsity football team; Coach at Gloucester High School for two years; Enlisted in Aviation Service U. S. A.; Appointed Coach and Physical Director at Rhode Island State College, 1919. Elizabeth Hemphill Instructor in Physical Training for Women Graduate of Savage School for Physical Education, 1919; Certificate of New York Sum- mer School of Physical Education, 1919; Certificate of the Swedish Gymnastic Institute, 1919; Taught, Barbonc House, Settlement work in New York City jjAppoin ted Director of Physical Education for women at Rhode Island State College, 1919. RHQP ljlAND JRIE (OLIBGlT Mabel DeWitt E ldred, B. S Instructor in Drawing B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1895; Appointed instructor in Drawing, 1897, Rhode Island State College. John Raleigh Eldred, B. S Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1900; Engaged in practical work 1900-1905; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1905-1908; Appointed Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1908. Clarence Elmer Brett, B. S Instructor in Poultry Husbandry B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1913; Instructor at New York State School, 1918; Appointed Instructor of Poultry Husbandry, 1918. Ethel A. Wright Supervisor of Teacher Training in Home Economics Graduated Mechanics Institute, N. Y. 1909; Special classes in Public Schools and Mechanics Institute, 1909-1910; Assistant in Home Economics Department, St. Lawrence University, 1910-1912; Supervisor Household Arts Department, N. Y. State Normal School, 1913-1914; Head of Home Economics Department, N. Y. State School of Agriculture, 1914-1917; Director of Y.W.C.A. Cafeteria, Richmond, Ya., 1917; First Assistant to Home Economics Director for R. I. Food Administration, 1918-1919; Appointed State Supervisor of Home Economics Education, 1919. M. Gilman Knowles, B. S Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B. S., Tufts College, 1917; Graduate Student at Harvard University, 1916-1917; Entered U. S. Shipping Board Service as marine engineer, 1918; Instructor in Mechanical Engineer- ing, Rhode Island State College, 1919. Frank Olson Instructor in Mechanical Engineering Student at Mass. Institute of Technology for two and one-half years. Shop experience in Watertown Arsenal as machinist. Instructor in mechanical Engineering at Rhode Island State College, 1919. I-ester Edward Merrill, B. S Instructor in Horticulture A X A; B. S., New Hampshire State College, 1918; Appointed Instructor of Horticulture, Rhode Island State College, 1919. William Timothy Spanton, B. A., B. Sc. Instructor in Teachers ' Training in Agriculture B. A., University of Ohio, 1915; B. S. in Education; B. S. in Agriculture; Instructor of General Science and Agriculture, Ohio, 1917-1918; Superintendent Centralized High School, Litchfield, Ohio, 1918; Head of Agricultural Department, East Technical High School, Cleveland, Ohio; March, 1919, Instructor of Teachers’ Training in Agriculture. Wayland McColley Burgess, B. S Instructor in Chemistry B 4 ; B. S., Rhode Island State College, 1919; Appointed Instructor of Chemistry, 1919. Henry B. Potter, M. D College Physician Lucy Comins Tucker Registrar and Secretary to the President Walter Brewer Assistant in Military Tactics and Science Agustus Boss Davis, Jr Bursar William Joseph Whelan, B. S., P I K Superintendent of Buildings IS !HF: ICIORY GRIST] Experiment Station taff Howard Edwards, A. M., LL. D . Burt L. Hartwell, Ph. D., Director. Philip B. Hadley, Ph. D P. H. Wessels, M. S.. I- ' . R. Pember, M. S S. C. Damon, B. S P. K. Crandall, B. S Dorothy W. Caldwell, M. S Helena A. M. Tibbetts, B. S . Walton H. Scott, B. S Nathaniel Hu. mi: William Mather, B. S J. Roy Haag, B. S. Bertha Heath, B. S Alida H. Birch. (President of the College i Ex-officio Member Agronomy , Chemistry Animal Breeding and Pathology Associate , Chemistry Associate, Glasshouse Experiments Assistant , Field Experiments . Assistant , Field Experiments Assistant, Animal Breeding and Pathology Assistant , Animal Breeding and Pathology Assistant , Animal Breeding and Pathology Meteorologist Assistant. Chemistry Assistant, Chemistry Assistant, Animal Breeding and Pathology Librarian extension erbtee tnff Andrew Edward Stene, M. S., Director State Leader in County Agent IFork Ernest Kinsey Thomas State Leader in Club IFork Mrs. Ida S. Harrington State Leader in Home Economics Lester William Lloyd, B. S Imperialist in Dairying Frederick Granville Comins. fCounty Agent, Southern R. I. District Howard H. Hawes County Agent, Providence Co., District Sumner Dyer Hollis. f County Agent, Newport Co., District Elizabeth Hope Browne, B. S. Home Demonstration Agent Providence County Farm Bureau Ruth G. Murray, B. S Home Demonstration Agent Newport County Farm Bureau In cooperation with U. S. Department of Agriculture. +In cooperation with Dairy Division, Bureau of Animal Industry, U. S. Depart- ment of Agriculture and Rhode Island State Board of Agriculture. fin cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and Farm Bureau. 16 " IH Er - GDJjT- E OA£ D (ErtitoriiMCliicf : : : EDWIN M. DEERY SsBOciatr (Etiitoro HAROLD J. H. BAKER KENNETH L. NORTHUP FRANCIS L. BIGGS ESTHER W. PETERSON JAMES E. KNOTT. JR. WALTER W. MOORE CLARENCE E. NORDQUIST ELIZABETH E. DAVIS 1 Du 0 inc 00 g anaott : : : HENRY F. BAACKE aiibcrtiainc 80ana(jcr : : LEONARD J. KWASHA (Circulation 6 ©ana 0 cr : : E. LUCILE KOHLBERG 900t0tant ' J3u0tnf00 0 @anaerr 0 VERNON J. WILBOURN WILLIAM DAWSON SAMUEL A. McKEE GERTRUDE GROSSMAN HORACE W. CLARKE CARL E. FRITZ 4. IS f|£r r» «K 1 5 at t CJ « Ife 0-r c9r-» 1 BP C • ' s r 0e u» fit ys | 1 t Class of 1920 ZIk Cl ass of jRtneteemCtoentp Uonorarp Member Professor Samuel Harvey Webster Officers Frederick Robinson Briggs President Mildred Elizabeth Edwards Pice-President Elsie Law Thackray Secretary Arthur Edmond Haslam Treasurer HI )f liistorp of j15inctrcn=Utocntp In the fall of the year 1916 we came to Rhode Island, a group of grown-up high school children — wide-eyed and open-mouthed. After carefully looking us over, the older studes decided to give us a trial. Proudly we donned our Freshmen Caps and the work of the worthy upper classmen was cheerfully accom plished. The result was that we made good. We were unsuccessful in both the rope pull and football game as the Sophs showed a little more experience. In basketball our latent ability in athletics came to the surface and we were successful in defeating all comers. As Sophs, our Hop was a great success and our athletic ability increased. We took the Freshmen into camp by defeating them at football, but in return we received a ducking, as we were unsuccessful in the rope pull. About this time the Great War was precipitated and our ranks were rapidly diminished. In January, 1918, part of the class reassembled to continue its work, but before the end of the year our ranks had increased considerably. Despite the uncertain times and decreased numbers we put forth a Junior Prom that was a great success. Later in the year we staged the Commencement Ball and Play, which added another laurel to our crown. Our Senior year found many old faces amongst our numbers, but due to the war some have never returned and for them we have a deep respect. Our Senior year is fast dying out and the day is coming when Commencement shall be the only thought in our minds. We have all been tried and true Rhode Islanders, and it grieves us to part with old friends and familiar scenes. However, we all have a task in this world and must say good-bye to our dear old Alma Mater, Rhode Island State College. 21 THE: VICTORY- GRlgT Louise Baker, O A A Pawtucket, R. I. “Lou” “Louisa” Home Economics Vice-President Y. W. C. A. (4); Girl’s Glee Club (3). “The Gods make her prosperous.” Here she is — the slimmest little lady in the Senior Class, a staunch defender of the ability of the Beacon Staff, and a perfect miracle when handling a leaky canoe. “Lou” has made the decision to spend the future in New York, where she wasted one glorious summer studying “Klinkica! Bugology,” with the result that the poor little bugs died of pure discouragement. The only thing that this young “Paw- tuckctite” ever talked about, behind its back, was a preserved cat, and the poor thing never knew. Noted for her happy-go-lucky disposition, her ability to make the sun shine on cloudy days, she will never have any trouble in making friends. We predict great success, “Lou” when you publish your comedy, “Mutt and Jeff. " Dorald Dewey Beasley, A A V Woonsocket, R. I. “Buzz” “Dorald” Chemical Engineering Class Basketball (1), (:). (t ' ; Varsity Basketball (4); Class Foot- ball (2). “Dorald” comes from our “Northern Metropolis,” Woonsocket. Early in his college career he joined the " down the liners” and, altho he has tendered his resignation, many times, it has never been ac- cepted. From the mathematical precision that “Buzz” uses in parting his hair, his success as an engineer cannot, be doubted. This does not interfere in any way with “Dorald’s” success as a scholar and he may be found at any time poring over volume after volume of treatises on the “Oily Way " and “What Made John D. Famous.” It has been rumored that very soon he expects to publish an interest- ing article on " The Perils of a Dress Suit” or a “Poor Tired Student’s Fight for Fame.” Francis Lincoln Biggs, A I Providence, R. 1. “Frank” “Tony” Mechanical Engineering Class Football (;); Rope Pull (2); Class Baseball (3); Assistant Cheer Leader (4); Polygon (4); Grist Board (4). Hey, “Tony”! How many fish didja catch? “Tony” smiles and says no luck! When he first crept into Kingston after dark, he was a model young man of very quiet ways. Although he still creeps in after dark, he has changed. “Frank” is always some w’ecks behind in his course in English 98, “Studies of the Red Book, " and may be seen at any time diligently trying to catch up. He has a winning smile, a sunny disposition, and a wonderful “line.” He hopes sometime to work out a scheme of shortening the highway between Kingston and Wakefield, for the future generations. He cats up “Lanza’s” problems by the yard and frequently tutors the struggling engineers, for one smoke apiece. We look for great things from you “Tony” and you have the best wishes of the class. RHODE- lJlAND JC9E ' ©LEGE J Frederic Robinson Briggs, PIK Hartford, Conn. “Pipes” “Fred” Agriculture Captain Class Debating Team (l); Class Football (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Beacon Board (1), (2), (3), (4); F.ditor-in-chief Beacon (4); Student Council (2), ft); President Student Council (4); Class President (4); Polygon (3). (4); Honors (1), (3). When it comes to pep and enthusiasm, this brilliant product of East Greenwich Academy is there. He is interested in everything. “Pipes” is a conscientious student and always manages to find time between his other arduous activities to get away with his courses. As a “meal hound” and “tomato fiend” it is quite fitting and proper that “Fred” should be Head Waiter. The Co-eds have never had any attraction for Fred, and every one has heard his stall, “Oh, but I am only learning to dance.” Nevertheless Dame Rumor tells us that “Pipes " is a terror with the ladies when he leaves the Hill. Ralph Ernest Brierley, H Kingston, R. I. “Ralph” Chemical Engineering Editor of Beacon (4); Beacon Board (2), (3), (4); Class Debating Team (2); Manager Glee Club (3); Polygon (3), (4); Secretary Ath- letic Association (4); Grist Board (4); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Captain (4). Whenever we gaze upon our boy Ralph, the name of that other great man, Sherlock Holmes, comes into our minds. Why? Sher- lock also had a “Watson.” He came to us way back in the dark ages and was so entranced by the beauties of the vicinity that he has taken up his abode with us. We are glad to announce that he is again hard at work on his book, “Conquests 1 Have Made,” work on which was suspended during the war. However, he was able to collect much valuable material during that time. Emily Catherine Campbell, 2 K Newport, R. I. “Em” “M. L. E.” Home Economics Class Vice-President (2), (3); Girl’s Glee Club (3). “1 am in love; but a team of horses shall not pluck that from me; nor who ’tis I love.” Yes, that dark-haired, dignified, bone-spectacled, studious young woman is our “M. L. E.” She adores the artistic, musical, poetic or literary. “Emerson” is her favorite man of letters, “Dear Old Pal of Mine” her favorite song, and Hal’s pictures arc always found on her desk. “Em” has shown quite an interest in ads all year. She’s received more pamphlets on “Kitchen Equipment”, “Building Material,” “Interior Decoration,” and “House Planning” than any- one in college. “Em” says she’s a man-hater, but we have our doubts. Like all other “Newporters,” here, “Em” is pigeon-toed, brilliant and lovable. ' 3 j THE: -VICTORY- GRlgT Israel Caplan Pro.vidence, R. I. “Cappic” “Duke " Applied Science Freshman Debate (i); Varsity Debate (2); Beacon (1), (2), (3), (4); Beacon Associate Board (4). His majesty, the " Duke of East Hall”, is here presented. Who would think by looking at this “two by four” specimen that he was an orator. Yet, it is true, and the slippery phrases from his glib tongue drop into the cars of his audience like cider down a Senior’s throat. “Cappic " is a musician of no mean ability and the sorrowful strains of a mandolin may be heard around his domicile at almost any hour of the day and night. The “Duke” spent most of last year at Uncle Sam’s “Picnic Grounds” at Newport. Since his return he has haunted the Chcm. Lab. where his one ambition is to produce a molecule large enough to be seen by the naked eye. Cheer up, “Cappic,” good chemists come small as well as large. William Brown Carnie Pawtucket, R. I. “Bill” “Wild Bill” Electrical Engineering Class Football (2); Subscription Manager Beacon (2); Circulation Manager Beacon (3); Business Manager Beacon 14). " Bill” came to us from that world-famous town of Woonsocket, but recently changed his abode to the metropolis of Pawtucket. “Bill’s cheerful countenance and “Flivver” full of “down the liners” are common sights on the campus. Recently “Bill” has been extremely interested in the upkeep of the dancing school at Peacedale and it is said he is an artist in this line. It is a familiar scene to see “Bill, " with his screw-driver and slepladder, invading the realms of Davis to repair a light which has been accidentally turned off, for he is our “electrician.” “Bill” is a good student and promises to become a serious rival of old Thomas A. Edison himself. Horace Wilbur Clarke, AX A Providence, R. I . “Clarky” ‘Wop " Mechanical Engineering Class Football (2); Glee Club (1); Grist Board (4); President Mechanical Engineering Society (4). “Wop” started in at Rhode Island as a day student, but soon decided he would rather live in the “co-ediatic” atmosphere of the Hill. His happy-go-lucky attitude has won him many friends. “Clarky” is always ready for work or propagating a rough house. In his Sophomore year, “Clarky” was a member of the ill-fated “2nd squad” and according to Prof. Bill’s, encountered and conquered the crucial point in his life. Now that he has no worries he is an ardent follower of C. E. Lately he has joined the “down-the-liner ' s” and enjoys its thrills immensely. “Clarky” is a good student but never allows his studies to interfere with pleasure. On leaving college, “Wop and Tony” are sure to conquer all comers. 24 RHODE- IjlAND JKIt ©LEGE Samuel Harry Cohen, QE II Providence, R. I. “Porky” “Sammy” Electrical Engineering “Porky”, the speed king at the “quiet game”, blew into Kingston from the phoney burg of Conimicut. With high and mighty hopes of becoming a second Stienmetz, he plunged into electrical engineering. However, his ambitions were brought down to an infinitesimal quantity by Lanza with his Mechanics and Thermo courses. “Sam- my” is an ardent supporter of athletics and his lusty war cries and witty remarks are to be heard at all contests. On his return from service, he brought back a vocabulary of English so choice that Prof. Churchill will find it necessary to get another degree at “Gob’s University” to compete with him. We predict that he will succeed as an electrical engineer. John William Cruickshank, H Providence, R. I. “Jack” “Cruick” Civil Engineering Class Football (t) (2); Corporal (2); 1st Sergeant (3); Major (4). Attention, men! Here comes “Cruick”, an officer and a gentleman. “Ockish” classes “Jack” as the finest gentleman he ever met, and John admits it. Owing to a disagreement with Secretary Daniels on the merits of a grape-juice diet, “Jack " joined the army to protect his country. After the war “Jack” felt the lure of excitement and returned to Kingston to tell us who won the war. He is now working on that great military principle, the clement of surprise, and hopes to apply it by getting Scholastic Honors in this, his last year at college. Louise Elmore Damon, 2 K Kingston, R. I. “Lou” Home Economics Class Secretary (1), (2); Class Vice-President (3), (4); Vice- President Y. W. C. A. (3); Social Committee (2); Soph. Hop Com- mittee (2); Junior Prom (3); Commencement Play (3) Manager Senior Beacon (4); Secretary Lecture Association (4); Treasurer Co-ed Glee Club (3); Pan Hellenic (4). “She is of so free, so kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition, she holds it a vice in her nature not to do more than she is requested.” Although “Lou” hails from the South it can be truthfully said that she likes the “North-up” here. The diamond on her left hand is sufficient proof of that fact. “Lou” is an ardent picnicer, story-teller, and imitator. There is plenty to be said about her if one had the time and space. She has lived up to all the traditions of the Hill and believes, along with the rest of us, that a “bushel of fun” is worth a “peck of learning.” 25 THE; VICTORY- GRlgT William Harold Dawson, A A W Methuen, Mass. “Bill” Civil Engineering Class Football (2); Class Baseball (1) (2); Grist Board (3), (4); Assistant Manager Basketball (3); Beacon Board (3); Class Debating Team (2); Corporal (3); Student Council (4 Who is that tall dignified fellow strolling across the Campus: Why, that is “Judge Dawson,” the eminent philosopher from Methu- en. Behold his noble countenance! ' Tis said that on his first journey to Kingston the co-eds laughed at his high boots and check- ered suit. Probably this accounts for “Bill’s” total abstinence, for as a fusser “Bill” is “nihil.” His features nary portray him as a humorist. However, ' tis said, he made his way through college selling radiators! After graduation, “Bill” anticipates accomplish- ing some great task, probably the completion of the Chicken ville Railroad; who knows! Well, Bill, you have our best wishes. Mildred Elizabeth Edwards, 2 K Kingston, R. I. “Mil " “Millie” Home Economics Class Vice-President (t), (4); Beacon Board (3), (4); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Commencement Play (3); Editor-in-chief Co-ed Beacon (3); Co-ed Glee Club (3); Pan Hellenic (4). “She bore a mind that envy could not but call fair.” Does she worry? Nope! Does she hurry? Nope! Docs she get there? Yep! Her peaceful calm is never ruffled except when something happens to one of the class flags, or when some Prof, springs a quiz, without warning. She has an awful predilection for Lieutenants of all descriptions, but we’re glad to sec that in one case, at least, the uniform is not the only attraction. But ahead of them all, " Millie” puts her favorite “B. Wiggli, " a first cousin to “B. Coli. " We expect to sec a book of discovery written by Dr. Edwards, the younger, on “B. Mystcriac, the Heroine of the Lab.,” for Mildred is a budding bacteriologist. Whitney Eastman Greene Goulds, R. I. “Whit” “Greeny” Mechanical Engineering Scholastic Honors (i), (2), (3). What is that terrible sound? Why, that is only “Whit” astride his terrible steed. Every morning “Whit” and his one lung Indian blows in from the wilds of Gould. During the first two years, he remained in the dormant stage, regarding the fair sex as something to be avoided. Lately, he has been spending his pennies in the hopes of becoming a Tcrpsichorcan artist. “Whit” is a very studi- ous chap and obtains results as his record shows. His spare mo- ments are spent in hunting, fishing, and trapping. On leaving college, he expects to become a hunter and trapper in the wilds of Canada. His one ambition is to be a chief engineer, on a fur farm, raising scentless skunks. Whatever “Greeny” undertakes, he is sure to make a success in life. 26 RHODE- IJlANDJKlt (DLIBGE ‘ . -4 ’ Arthur Edmond Haslam, © X Providence, R. I. “Baldy” “Awthaw” Agriculture Rope Pull (2); Class Treasurer (3), (4); Class Baseball (3); Class Basketball (3); Assistant Manager Baseball (3); Manager Baseball (4); Polygon (3), (4); Cheer Leader (4). “Baldy” blew into Kingston from Providence, in 1916, an “Ag- gie " by choice, and an avowed “Woman Hater” by profession. The former he stuck to but the latter he rapidly outgrew. In fact, he reached the climax by “stepping out down the line.” “When 1 was down Maine.” as “Awthaw” would say, he won fame as a play- ing manager. Although small in size, he makes up for this misfortune by the “pep” and hard work that he puts into everything he under- takes. He is equally adept in studies or roughhousing. His favorite expression is “I don’t know a thing about it” and his motto “Treat Charles Potter Holley “Charlie” “C. P.” Why our friend “Charlie” chose the mechanical engineering course none of us could understand, for his initials seemed to indicate a strong (?) inclination toward chemistry. During the four long years, “Charlie” has been able to keep a clean slate. Perhaps his ability to “pump a rule” has enabled him to do this. Whenever Lanza filled the board with figures and numerous signs, someone always piped out, “Frigger it out, C. P.” After a few joyful slides, “Charlie” always placed us back on “Easy Street” again. At last “Charlie” has made his “debut” and is now a weekly visitor at the village dancing school. Stay with ’em “Charlie” you are bound to win. Kingston, R. I. Mechanical Engineering John Foster Holmes, A X A Needham, Mass. “Jack” Agriculture Orchestra (1), (2), (3), (4); Band (1), (2); Bugler (2); Y. M. C. A. Advisory Board (3), (4). “Jack” likes Boston in summer, “Winter’s” at Rhode Island, talks Needham, hates long laboratory hours and plays the comet, lie believes Boston to be the “Athens of America”, can almost con- vince you Boston is the backyard of Needham, assures himself that long laboratory hours are for rest and recreation, and makes every- one praise his jazzy comcting. Loyalty is “Jack’s” watchword and he applies it thoroughly. It only took two months at M. A. C. to convince him Rhode Island was the only place. “Jack” is a hard worker whether at milking cows, cornet playing, sleeping, public speaking, college activities, or “aggie literature.” “Jack” will prob- ably be awarded the honor of becoming Needham’s band master, on leaving the hill. 27 THE: -VICTORY- GRlgT Albert Sprague Hudson, X Harris, R. I. “Al” “Huddy” Agriculture Varsity Baseball (l), (2), (3), (4); Captain (3), (4); Class Base- ball (1), (2); Manager Baseball (1); Rope Pull (2). “Al” alias “John” came to us from the big town of Phconix, with that memorable class of ’19. It took him some time to get used to our noisy metropolis, but once acclimated, he has proved quite an asset to the community. At baseball, “Huddy” is surely there, he being the only man so far to have the honor of pitching a winning game against Brown. After a short time in the army, “Al” returned with the determination to polish off some more rough edges, and next June we all expect him to step out in life as a polished “Aggie.” James Edward Knott, PIK Bangor, Me. “Ed” “Jim” Agriculture Varsity Football (2), (3), (4); 1st Sergeant (3); Associate Editor Grist (4); Student Council (4); President Aggie Club (4). We have under discussion a very dull, retiring, modest, wisp of an old maidish youth. At least these apply to him as being what he decidedly is or isn’t. The girls just love to dance with “Ed.” The studies just push themselves into his brain. Football just naturally puts “Ed” in the limelight. A broad grin, a laugh that is half grunt, half chuckle, all roar and always hearty are habitual with “Ed.” Little things go down for him, hot biscuits, letters from his loves, A’s, and opposing tackles. Heart breaking, gloom busting, kitchen wrecking are his strong points. If there are cats about, “Ed” wants them in him. If there is a discussion going on, he wants to be in it. Words or work he turns off a big share. Rudolph Horton Kohlberg, A XA Barrington, R. I. “Rudie” Agriculture Class Football (1); Manager (2); Class Basketball (1), (2); Captain Class Hockey (1), (2); Class Baseball (1), (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Glee Club (1). (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Junior Prom. Com- mittee (3); Polygon (3), (4). This square head entered Rhode Island in ' 15 hoping to show ’em how to grow weeds in Kingston. He soon forgot this undertaking and tackled the modern art of taming wild wimmen. His most ad- vantageous assets were his taking ways and abilities as a modern jazz artist. The fair co-eds of three seasons strove in vain to capture this elusive Swede, but without success, until the fair daughter of the Kingston cider king appeared on the scene. Well, the best of them fall. Rudie maintains, that a good “aggie” can shovel in a dress suit as well as in corduroy jeans, and that if he can’t have a dance hall on his farm, he ' ll move to the city. 28 RHODE- 15AND JT JE (DLIDGE Leonard James Kwasha, $ E II Providence, R. I. “Junk” “Jimmie” Chemical Engineering Beacon (3) (4); Grist Board (4); President Chemistry Club (4). The person who said that good things come in small packages was right. When “Jimmie” entered in on his life work as a chemist at Rhode Island, he was lost in a seething angry mob of Freshmen, clamoring for admittance to the sacred portals of knowledge. It took him quite a while to get his bearings but success stared him in the face and he found himself at last. His brain is a complex chemi- cal formula that has more intrinsic energy than trinitrotoluol. An- other of his accomplishments is as a tutor to the fairer sex. His specialty is “dying” and is seen every day “trying to dye” in the Chemistry Laboratory. His success is assured because of his untiring efforts to gain all knowledge possible. Numan Allen Martell, A A ¥ North Attleboro, Mass. “Marty” Electrical Engineering Soph. Hop Committee (2); College Orchestra (3), (4); Student Council (4). When the war rolled on and the class of 20 assembled for its last year at Rhode Island, “Marty” w ' as on deck. “Marty” with his fiddle, his pipe and his line; all three of which he can use to per- fection. “Marty” is a noted fusser and has been snared by co-eds, French maidens, “down the liners” and the girls at home, but at last his heart yearns to linger in Shannock. “Martie’s” jazzy violining has won him a place in Goodwin’s Orchestra and weekly he is found departing, fiddle under arm, for some country festival. When he passes “Thermo” and “Mechanics”, we predict a great career for him on the traffic squad of the North Attleboro Police Force. Charles Everett Mason, A A ¥ Warren, R. I. “Charlie” “Osic " Agriculture Glee Club (1); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Polygon (3), (4); Grist Board (3). (4); Scholastic honors (1), (2), (3); Vice-President Hughes Club (3). Behold! gentle reader. This picture is one of the “Aggies of Aggies.” “Charlie” entered Rhode Island with serious intentions of becoming an “aggie” but at the outbreak of the war he enlisted in the engineers. This caused some talk as “Charlie’s idle hours were always spent in ragging the engineers. At any rate he has “stolen a march” on his old classmates as he was lucky enough to graduate in February, 1920. Whether we will find “Charlie” an “aggie” or an engineer ten years hence is a big question. However, it is certain that he will have a certain song-bird (Phoebe) around to darn his socks. 29 | THE VICTORY ' GRIST Maurice Vincent Murphy, PIK Brockton, Mass. “Murph” “Spikey” Mechanical Engineering Varsity Football (l), (2), (3); Captain Football (4); Class Basket- b all (1), (2), (3); Varsity Basketball (3), (4); Corporal (2); 1st Ser- geant (3); President Athletic Association (4); Student Council (4). You may call Maurice by any of the above listed names, and you will get a reply at any time except 7:30 A. M. Since “Murph’s” return from the great war, he has enjoyed the upper realms as a student, athlete, and fusser. As captain of the eleven, “Murph” displayed his worth as a player and leader. Maurice is an excellent student and never worries over that phase of college life. At present, his desk is for sale. “Lanza” holds no dread in store for “Murph” as “Spikey” has a good line and uses excellent bait. “Murph’s " sphere has not merely been confined to athletics and studies but his horizon has broadened until in his senior year its zenith has been reached. He is now a ladies’ man and enjoys it. Clarence Edward Nordquist, A A W Providence, R. I. “Nordy” Mechanical Engineer Class Baseball (t), (2); Class Football (1), (2); Class Basketball (3) ; Varsity Baseball (3); Varsity Football Squad (2); Polygon (3). (4) ; Student Council (3), (4); Vice-President Athletic Association (3); President Athletic Association (4); Military Ball Committee (3); Commencement Ball Committee (3); Adjutant Battalion (3); Grist Board (4); Beacon Board (3). On entering Rhode Island, this Swede, with the personality of a Bill Hart and the speed of a “Doug” Fairbanks, was “a little bit backward in coming forward.” In his Sophomore year, he became a regular “Jazarimba” artist, with the technique that would make a Vernon Castle jealous. Nordy is the holder of the world’s record for consecutively missed breakfasts, his only rival being old Rip Van Winkle himself. If he shows as much ability in his chosen profession as he docs along this line, he is sure to succeed and his class is back- Kenneth LeRoy Northup, B Kingston, R. I. “Ken” “Hi” Electrical Engineering Corporal (2); Sergeant (2); Class Treasurer (2); President Lecture Association (4); Polygon (3); Grist Board (4). Everyone knows the good-natured, roguish freshman, who entered Rhode Island from South Kingston in 1915, and w ' ho successfully dodged the Student Council throughout a whole year. With am- bitions of someday inventing a new type of spark, he sought high and low (Lou) in the mysteries of electricity. No one knows how many broken hearts there are in Newport or other ports he has visited, but we see no reason for disbelieving about a " girl in every port. " “Ken” is well known about the campus by his cordial “Hi” and “Ah do.” No doubt we shall soon hear of his rapid advance along electrical lines. And then . 30 Rt) ODE- 151AND JTAIE ©L1DGE Esther Wilhelmina Peterson, O A A Westerly, R. I. “F.sta” Home Economics Beacon (2). (3), (4); Scholastic Honors (1). (2); Manager Co-ed Beacon (2); Inter Class Debate (2); President Y . V. C. A. (3); Vice- President Debating Society (3) (4); Commencement Play (3); Co-ed Glee Club (3); Grist Board (4). “Her infinite variety.” This “petite " fairy blonde floated over from the “bright lights” of Westerly. For four years, she has been a star member of her class. Her capabilities are numerous; tutor, actor, orator, debator, sub-doctor and chemist. As the latter she distinguished herself, when a Freshman, by her numerous explosions in chemistry laboratory. The Chemistry department finally had to declare a holiday due to lack of apparatus. “Esta ' s” favorite motto is: “what man should do, woman docs,” but the one she usually lives up to is: “you can get anything, if you want it hard enough.” Roland Taylor Pihl, X Pawtucket, R. 1. “Pop” “R. T. P.” Mechanical Engineering Glee Club (1), (2); Rope Pull (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Class Treasurer (2); Y. M. C. A. Advisory Board (3); Commence- ment Ball Committee (3); Captain Relay Team (3); Tennis Manager (4); Manager Glee Club (4). Roland came to us from South Kingston High School. As a freshman he was a very quiet, religious, and deep thinking person, but three years have changed him a great deal. Could it have been gifts received two years ago which first started him upon other paths? “R. T. P.” has been a hard and faithful worker, but in spite of this fact he finds time each day to enjoy a little music and to deliver his usual evening address. If practice makes perfect, Roland is sure to come out ahead. Lawrence Austin Records, @ X Brockton, Mass. “Wreck” “Larry” Agriculture Glee Club (1), (2); Aggie Club (1), (2), (3); Rope Pull (2). “Wreck” is another one of the boys from the “Brawkton” shoe city. He has been in this state long enough to lose most of that foreign accent peculiar to the fellows coming from that foreign land. His college course has been delayed by the war and Agricultural work. He is now with us again and from all reports he is showing the engineers a thing or two about C. E. “Lam-” is specializing in Poultry. He is a firm believer in early feeding, for he is up before dawn every morning to feed the “chickens” at South Hall. 31 THE: • VICTORY ' GRIST] Douglas Beveridge Seabury, A X A Tiverton, R. I. “Sudz” “Duddic” Agriculture Class Football (i), (2); Varsity Football (3), (4); Assistant Man- ager Track (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2). Look, readers, what an education can do for a young man. The fall of 1915 saw our young elephant alighting from the train with a comforter under one arm and a trunk under the other. When “Pri- dy” saw a mop that would have made Joe Knowles look bald, he gave three cheers. But later these changed to groans when he found Sudz’s visits were semi-annually. However, under the uplifting influ- ence of his friends, he soon learned to be a regular guy. No social affair was a success unless he was there to guide the faltering footsteps of our co-eds. Soon “Dud” departs to fields unknown and as an “aggie” we know that his line will be just as strong and successful as any of his worthy “aggie” predecessors. Albert Peckham Sisson Little Compton, R. 1. “Spots” “Sis” Agriculture “Spots” came to us from East Greenwich Academy, where we understand he led a fast and furious life. At Rhode Island, however, “Sis” has spent most of his time in showing the Profs, how he could hit their courses. He is an intelligent, unassuming youth, but let anyone broach the subject of Agriculture and “Spots” can tell you many strange tales. His reputation was made in T8 “tending door” during the B. A. A. conventions. Albert has never been lured away from the straight and narrow by the “Sirens” across the campus, but he has journeyed the winding road to Wakefield. “Sis” is a staunch Rhode Islander and he is sure to make good “down on the farm.” Howard Bucklin Smith Providence, R. I. “Shine” Applied Science Glee Club (1); Beacon (2), (3), (4); Managing Editor (4); Presi- dent Debating Society (4); Class Debating (2); Band Leader (3). This predacious insect with loud mouth parts, hailing unfortun- ately from Olneyville, has hibernated with us these three years. Most any day in the spring or fall you can see him with his trusty net in one hand and his good “ole” pail in the other stealthily sneak- ing along. He is now diligently searching for the new and rare “Bohun- kus Pokus” which will revolutionize the entomological world if he but ensnares it. His prowess with the feebler sex is well known. When “Ole Shine” sallies forth into the world, we have n’er a fear for his success cither as a bug wizard or as a manipulator of the editorial RHODE- lJlAND JTAIE- ©LIKE ' v. „ Herbert Elmer Spink Davisvillc, R. I. “Hiram” _ Civil Engineering “Hiram " is another one of our travelling “studes” and has sup- ported the railroad for four long years. He is a good student and has managed to keep a clean slate during his time with us. We do not know much about “Hiram " but news from Davisvillc seems to hint that he is an ardent fusser in his own town. “Hiram” is a staunch Rhode Islander and is a conspicuous figure at our mass meetings where he shows forth his prowess as a “mat artist. " Spink’s main delight is in ragging “Pa” Webster, although he is an ardent admirer of the same. Spink has travelled so much in getting an education that he will probably take up railroading as a life work. Elizabeth Stillman, 2 I Westerly, R. 1. “Beth” Home Economics Scholastic Honors (2), (3); President Y. W. C. A. (4); Com- mencement Plav (3); Student Council 14); Co-ed Glee Club (3); Treasurer Y. W. ' C. A. (3). “Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.” Hats off to another delegate from Westerly! She has tried her hardest to keep the " rep " of 1920. “Oh well,” say the Faculty, " she comes from a brilliant family! What can you expect!” Did you say this young lady studied? When? Remember those flying week-end visits home to cook Sunday dinner for Bill, and the ill- fated Frat pin. But that ended it. A sadder and wiser Beth decided to spend a summer in Maine, and recuperate. Celebrated for her clever leadership of the Tippy Canoe Trio and a lover of rain- bow bugs. “Beth” will doubtless become the wife of an African Missionary, on whom she will have ample opportunity to practice debating qualities in full. Elsie Law Thackray, O A A Pawtucket, R. 1. “Pete” “Els” Home Economics Beacon (2), (3), (4); Co-ed Glee Club Accompanist (3); Com- mencement Play (3). “He shall have a noble memory.” Elsie struck the campus in Y6 and struck it hard! Her ever in- vestigating mind directed her to explore the most remote parts of Kingston, even the " Woods.” “Pete” is always ready for a good time and you can depend on her to start something any time, nights preferred. A good student, a loyal supporter of college activities, “Elsie” does not believe in letting mere lessons demand all her time. Walking is her chief delight; dancing, her greatest accomplishment; fudge, her specialty. Her ability to write letters is not surpassed, even by Mark Twain, himself, and she will publish a rare collection after graduation, for the direction of future students of R. I. S. C. 33 THE: VICTORY- GRlgT] William Theodore Tweedell, A X A Pawtucket, R. I. “Bill” Agriculture Varsity Track (i); Class Track (i). (2); Class Football (1), (2); Varsity Football (3), (4); Class Basketball (3); Class Hockey (1), (2); Corporal (3). “Smiling Bill” came to Rhode Island in September, 1915. It is hard to believe that during his first six months here he didn’t attend college activities, for now he is one of our foremost “jazz artists.” “Bill” is one of us far famed “aggies.” He also holds the undisputed title of the long distance pie eating contest. “Bill” is a hard worker and believes in giving the boys a good time. His one delight is taking the boys to Wickford to see the two girls. “Bill” is a tact- ful fusser and an ardent follower of “down the line.” Whatever “Bill” intends to do after leaving the Hill, his cheery countenance is sure to get him by. Anthony Veneziale’ Providence, R. I. “Verne” Civil Engineering Docsn t every one here know “Verne?” Of course they do. As a Freshman, he kept himself in obscurity by his daily trips to Provi- dence. It was in his Junior year that “Verne” gained prominence, especially in being the landlord of an “attractive” study room for the ‘Mechanics team.” Although his “nemisis. " Pete, is still on his trad by the sweat of his brow, he has finally reached the loftiest goal possible in Forge and Foundry. He is noted for his ability as a comedian, and his skill in imitating the “Profs.” cannot be equalled by any on the campus. YYcfeel sure “Y ' cnic” has some wonderful me work to present us later. James Vernon Wilbourn, B P Providence, R. I. “Vernon Castle” “Col. Acorn” Applied Science Beacon 1 Board (2); Scholastic Honors (2); Corporal (3); Business Manager Beacon, (3); Captain Battalion (4); Grist Board (4) “Y ernon ’ graduated from “Tech” and then decided to sample the applied Science course at Rhode Island as a day student Any d “™J5 His Freshman year one could hear the gang shout, YY here s YY.lbournr as the train pulled out from the Auburn station, and sure enough there was ‘Vernon Castle” tangoing down the track with his chemistry book in one hand and his necktie in the other. Vernon liked the life at Kingston so well that he started in Ins Soph, year, as a regular student. Since then he has been showing j° ' l ° ai Cm ' , ls . a co ?? c .‘ ent ous » unassuming, business-like success 3nd h0WS a " abd,ty wh,ch shou,d bring Him»a well deserved 34 I RH ODE:- 151A ND JTAE ( 5 L 1 BGE Harold Kenneth Wilder, B ; P K 4 Leominster, Mass. “Casey” “Ken " Chemical Engineering Beacon Board (i), (2), (3); Editor-in-chief (3); Scholastic Honors (1), (2), (3); Corporal (2); Sergeant (3); Vice-President Chemical Society (2); President (3); President V. M. C. A. (3); Vice-President Athletic Association (3); Business Manager 1918 Grist (3); Cosmo- politan Club (3); Polygon (4); Class President (4). The ground sure was torn up when “Ken” hit Kingston in ’14, and his dust has never settled since. He did take two years off, in order to chase U-Boats out of the North Sea, but that was only inci- dental. “Casey” is a great orator and when he mounts the stump he can make the best of them admit black is white. Well, up and at them, “Ken, " we’re with you four ways from the ace. John Douglass Wiley, PIK Pawtucket, R. I. “Doug” Agriculture Class Football (1), (2); Chairman Arrangements Junior Prom. (3); Rope Pull (i), (2); Chairman Committee Soph. Hop (2); Polygon (4). “Doug” is a little fellow but he has a great big head, as is wit- nessed not only as hat sizes go, but also by the number of courses he seems to be able to successfully carry and absorb. He is a “dved- in-the-wool-aggic,” and is never more content than when he can pipe out, “Now I remember one summer when I worked on ' s place. " “Doug " is a great follower of all college activities and puts in his appearance at all social functions. Oh yes, “Doug” is also a fusser in a quiet way. He is also really popular with the co-eds — for he is such a cute little fellow. Ada Elizabeth Whitford, 2 K Wakefield, R. I. “Ada” Home Economics Student Council (3); Girl ' s Glee Club (3). “Thou wert as witty a piece of Ewe’s flesh, as any in Illyria. " Yes sir-cc! As true a Puritan as ever descended from the early settlers of Narragansctt Bay. Of course, Ada never has a mischiev- ous twinkle in those brown eyes, never laughs, never keeps people in peals of laughter. When it comes to doing a few magic acts to obtain a roast chicken for a feed on Hundred Acre — Ssh! Ada is going to write a book about it. “Hop-O-My-Thumb " is her favorite fairy tale, while the “Birch Canoe” is her special song! 35 THE: ■ VICTORY ' GRIST ' v Amy Anne Whitford. O A A Wakefield, R. I. “Amy” Home Economics President Student Council (4); Secretary Debating Society (3), Treasurer Debating Society (4), Scholastic Honors (1), (2); Pan Hel- lenic (4). “Fearless minds climb soonest into crowns.” Another Puritan arrived here among the very first of the 1920 class. “Control your feelings” is her motto and she usually lives up to it. As far as work is concerned, Amy usually hits the high spots. But she is never too busy to play the “Good Samaritan” to the less fortunate. Witness her during office hours in the college library as she hunts up a book. Always ready for fun, work, fudge, spreads, breakfasts on thirty acre, a specialty, in fact anything and at any time. The broad-minded West has its attractions for Amy, and she is planning to teach there, next year. Victor Simon Wittman Providence, R. I. “Hector” “Witt” Agriculture After completing his high school training in New York “Hector” decided to learn the art of chicken raising so he joined the class of 1920 at Rhode Island. When on the campus, “Witt” is a busy man, for want of time to do his studying. He is generally found studying, applied “chicken husbandry,” “down the Line”. “Hector” we wish you the best of success on your chicken farm. Open Air Boxing Class 36 Ijonorarp Spnnbcr Professor Marshall Henry Tyler Class Officers Henry F. Baacke Flora M. Anderson Bertha I. Hughes Harold J. Baker President Pice-President Secretary Treasurer tjistorp of ttjc Class In the fall of 1917, fresh from high schools and seeking new worlds to conquer we arrived at this little center of learning determined to carry off all honors. The tyrannous Sophs met us in a rope pull and we easily pulled them through. Then came the football game. We had pity on our higher class men and allowed them to win. All during our Freshman year we provided the college with Freshman informal dances and contributed our share of men to the teams and activities of the college. Towards the end of our Freshman year our ranks were being depleted by our members answering the call to war and very few were on hand for the opening of our Sophomore year. In the spring of our Sophomore year the men came back singly and in pairs and when the Junior year began, we were ready once again to take up our work. We have duly watched our charge, the Freshmen, and started them on the straight and narrow path. With but one more year ahead of us we will strive and be ready to step into the place of Seniors and assume their responsibilities when they leave us. 38 RHODE- I JlAND JTAIt (PUDGE Flora MacPherson Anderson, 2 K Jamestown, R. I. “Mac” “Flowa” “Andy” Home Economics Class Secretary (i); Basketball Team (i); Y. W. C. A. Secretary (2), (3); Student Council (2), (3); Glee Club (2), (3); Class Vice- President (3). Who is she? Do you mean that dinked toed, boyish, looking girl over there? Yes —Why that is “Flowa”, the champion “dith sthacker” of South Hall. Flora first registered in the Applied Science Course, but deciding she liked the name of Anderson too well to change it, she later became a Home Economist. “Mac” takes great delight in all the college functions. The last we hear of Flora is at night, when all is still and dark and a little voice pipes up, “Berfa, do I really and truly Hthp?” Flora’s greatest aim, at present, is to be a trainer of bugs — hence her favorite subject — Bacteriology. Henry Frederick Baacke, A X A Arlington, R. I. “Harry” “Gramp” Applied Science Class Baseball (1), (2); Class Basketball (1), (2); Captain (1); Btacnn Board (1), (2), (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Class President (2) , (3); Polygon (2), (3); Assistant Manager of Track (2); Manager (3) ; Student Council (3); Business Manager Grist (3). Harry came to college, from that foreign soil called Cranston, in response to a desire for a higher education. At the beginning of his Junior year a great change appeared in our “Harry.” From a sure- nuff-social lion, he developed into a grind, and is rarely seen nowa- days. “Gramp” has many friends and delights in telling them what he expects to do. “I know,” says Harry, “a man who gets £60 a week for five hours, and that’s what 1 expect to do.” Some day we will see him the foremost milk tester of Arlington. Harold James Hall Baker, X Westerly, R. I. “Bake” Agriculture Associate Editor of Grist (3); Class Treasurer (3). This intelligent face does not indicate that it took two long years of life as a day student to convince him of the advantages of the campus. " Bake” has hit his studies for a thousand and still grinds away, and becomes sick if his grade descends to A — in anything. Davis Hall has no claim for him, but New London is not far away. “Give me more worlds to conquer, " will be his cry when he leaves us, and by the way, Harold is not responsible for his name. 39 THE: VICTORY ' GRIST Harry Der Bogosian Providence, R. I. “Bog” “Doc” Civil Engineering Class baseball (3). “Doc” came here from Technical High to study Civil Engineering, so that some day he may go back to a remote little country in Europe and perform some wonderful engineering feats. Fortunately, he promises that he will not leave Kingston until he puts the roads in condition where one may be able to travel from the station to the college in a machine, and find all four wheels still attached when he gets there. “Bog” has made such a record in his studies that we envy his marks. His readiness to solve a difficult problem in algebra or physics has won him many friends. When it comes to Thermo and Mechanics, “Bog” is there, but his favorite is E. E. I. (?) Harry intends to go to his native land and practice civil engineering. Francis Pierce Brightman Westerly, R. I. “Frank” “Bright” Electrical Engineering This specimen of the worker’s union escaped from high school in ’17 and arrived at Kingston the following fall. His voice was raised in argument on the debating teams of his Freshman and Sophomore years; and since then it has been raised in many arguments on the method of doing problems. Almost every Monday r.ight his head is poked into various rooms about the campus and he gives vent to his war-cry, “Any Laundry tonight?” He is feared and respected by the Freshmen as King of the chemistry supply room. One of his diversions is canoeing with one of the fair sex from across the campus. His success in life seems assured to anyone who knows his industrious habits. Rose Butler Newport, R. I. “Rose” Education “I hate trig, that is why I want to stick it out,” is the attitude Rose takes towards her difficulties. Rose is a graduate of Normal School, and after teaching feeble minded children, decided to become a student; that is why she is at Rhode Island Rose is an optomist and a sure cure for the blues. It wasn’t long after Rose “hit the campus” that she was able to imitate the Profs to perfection. Here’s hoping that the science courses here will bring her the results she anticipates. 40 RHODE- ljiAND -STATE (DL1DGE ■ Mary Catherine Campbell, 2 K Providence, R. I. “May” Home Economics Captain Basketball Team (1); Student Council (D, (2); Com- mencement Play (2). “The Campbells are coming Oh, Ho! Oh, Ho! " Stand aside please, the champion debater is in the lead. “May” has the enviable ability for absorbing knowledge without the aid of text books. But physics and mathematics have always been her specialty. Never- theless she is a step child of the “Speed Class.” Do you remember her as the captain of our Freshman Basketball Team, and the Oh, so appropriate reward she gave to those who made the baskets? Fresh- men chcm lab and its association has had such a strong call- ing for Mart ' that she has been a frequent visitor there. Mary is a good all-around sport, with a propensity for a good time, which she shares right and left with the rest of us. Rose Mary Carr, — K Providence, R. I. “Roscm’ry” “He, He” Applied Science Soph. Hop Committee (2); Glee Club (2), (3); Basketball ( I ) ; Chairman Dance Committee junior Prom. (3). Can she dance? Can she sing? “Rosie” established her name among the notables of our college during her Freshman year, by writ- ing poems that gave the students a good lime at the expense of " Jawn” and the “Eds” in general. Among the members of the “Ravies,” Rose is a keen and active member, working always for the " cause.” Although she is the only co-ed upholding the Applied Science Course, she doesn’t have to argue much to show the other juniors its advantages. And as for the Sunday Bus! Rose says, “Those who don’t go on our weekly trips, miss half their college education.” Arthur Lincoln Clark, (-) X Jamaica Plain, Mass. “Art” Agriculture Class Treasurer (1); Hockey (1); Class Football (1), (2); Man- ager Track ( 1 ); Btacon Board (1 ), (2); Soph. Hop (2); Manager Rope Pull (2). “Art” started in his college work at M. A. C. but decided the life was too strenuous and went to work. It is one of his “dark secrets” why he quit work, but quit he did after three years of it, and registered as a “special” at Rhode Island in the fall of ’14. How- ever, he soon became a regular. “Art” has always been considered as one of Davis Hall’s most regular visitors. In the summer of ' 19, “Art” took the big step and got married. That fall he returned to Kingston and resumed his studies. No work is too hard and no position too exacting for “Art.” He has always been and will be a loyal worker for Rhode Island. 41 TH VICTORY- GRIST ' Bernard Ambrose Connolly, JAW Brockton, Mass. “Bernie” Electrical Engineering Class Baseball (i), (2); Class Football (1), (2); Basketball (1), (2); Assistant Manager Football (3); Sergeant (3). Handicapped by having his name affiliated with the town of Brockton, “Bernie” faces the world with a smile that takes everyone with it. This fact probably explains why he has such an unexcelled rating with the inhabitants of Davis Hall. This smiling youth pans out well in all his studies, and when not engaging in class athletics, or in the duties of manager, “Bernie " is always ready to show the other fellow how to do problems in Thermo or Mechanics. After receiving his degree in electrical engineering we have no idea what will happen. Whatever it is “Bernie,” we know you can handle it. Everett Adams Copeland, B P Providence, R. I. “Cope” “Ant” Electrical Engineering Class Track (.1); Corporal (2); Relay Team (3). “Cope " blew into town from Cranston High early one morning way back in the dark ages when the co-eds ate in East Hall. “Cope” was noted for his speed when a mere Freshman and since then has developed Kis stride so that he arrives at Lanza’s door just in time to see it close for the day. " Cope” exhibits his greatest speed when he hears, “Two men wanted for a game of cards.” After graduating “Cope” is sure to be successful, as his bursts of speed are remarkable. Elizabeth Edith Davis Newport, R. I. “Bess” “Wuzzic” Home Economics News Department Beacon (2), (3); Grist Board (3); Commence- ment Play (2); Basketball Team (1); Glee Club (2), (3); Chairman Reception Committee Junior Prom (3). “Put some snap into it!” Who’s speaking? Or rather who belongs to those eyes? Rowdy Dow! I’ll never tell. “Bess,” one of the step-children of the “speed class” allows no one to blight her ambitions. What she won’t do to help have a good time isn’t worth mentioning. The candy she gets would sink a ship; if you don’t believe it ask the junior girls. Technical High was Elizabeth’s preparatory training, and she shows the results of its splendid course in Home Economics. Can she cook? I’ll say she can! Although “Bess” informs us that she expects to do social service work, her pet subject, this year, is Bacteriology. 42 RHODE- IjlAND jWE COLlEGE L V Edwin Marshall Deery, A A V Boston, Mass. “Ed” “Eddie " Agriculture Class Football (i); Class Baseball (2); Treasurer Student Council (3); Editor-in-chief Grist (3); Assistant Manager Baseball (3). The Chinese prince came to us from that center of the world, Boston. He says “If it wasn’t for Boston the other cities wouldn’t be on the map. " Ed is a great down-the-lincr, jazz artist and piano player, but most of all an ardent Aggie with a wonderful line. He’s an ardent supporter of college activities and is “there” wherever there is anything doing. He is a good student and always prepared to take the“ Aggie Pro’s” into camp. He was a strong down-the-liner until — but the best of us do fall and now he’s a member of the Sunday afternoon walking club. We have great hopes for him after graduat- ing and the best wishes of the class are with him. Edmund Cecil Eastwood, X A Providence, R. I. “Eastman” “Easty” Agriculture Class Track (1), (2); Class Baseball (1), (2); Class Football (1), (2); Varsity Football (3), (3); Corporal (2). “Easty” wandered into this village from Olneyville, but he soon adapted himself to this environment so that you’d hardly know the difference. With hopes of being a second Luther Burbank he delved into agriculture pursuits. In a short time “Easty” developed from an ordinary goal-post to a slashing guard, and became prominent through his long distance tackles behind the line of scrimmage. “Easty” holds the undisputed record for aliases, having no less than a dozen chalked up against him. After a year’s vacation he returned to us the same old “jazz hound” and “ladies’ man.” The crowning point in his career will be on the day he makes his initial visit into the mysteries of Davis Hall. Willard Harding Ford, B $ Avon, Mass. “Flivver” Civil Engineering Class Basketball (1). Three years ago this young blonde haired youth landed on the soils of Kingston Hill. Although not a Rhode Islander, he has won distinction in this institute by his most noticeable absence from classes. “Flivver” is an occasional visitor “down the line” to see more (Seymour), and to see less of his torn begrimed, and battered books, dusty with disuse. Although a speeder in name he is not fast enough to make Lanza’s door before it is closed to all knowledge seekers. “Fliv,” for all his failings has a determinate mind and with this to guide him through life, he will no doubt follow the path of 43 THE VICTORY ' GRIST Carl Edwin Fritz, B P Providence, R. I. “Fritzy” “Honyock” Chemical Engineering Soph. Hop Committee (2); Grist Board (3). Carl spent his first year in traveling back and forth in the bus as one of our worthy day students. During his second year, “Frit- zy” decided he would go to college. Carl is now seeking that belated knowledge in hopes of in the future securing that much sought for sheep skin. Fritz is an illuminous character, eagerly seeking, but not sought, for when a package issues from the pocket of a male friend, he is always ready to accept and smoke that most covetous cigarette. Although Carl has never shocked anyone with his marks, he is an earnest worker and attacks everything in the same manner. Here’s hoping that some day we may see “Fritzy” as a prominent chemical engineer. Milton Warren Gardiner, A X A Saylesville, R. I. “Zip” _ Civil Engineering Class President (1), (2), (3); Polygon (?). (4); President Y.M.C.A. 3 ; Vice-President Y.M.C.A. (4); Glee Club (1). 12); Class Football (1) . (2); Class Baseball (3); Class Hockey (1), (2); Class Track (1), (2) ; Chairman Soph. Hop Committee (2); Junior Prom (3); Military Ball ' (3); Captain (3); Major (4). " Zip” floated in with the class of 1920, from far away Saylesville. After becoming “High Mogul” of his class he floated through Under- wood’s Pond ahead of 24 other Freshmen and duplicated the feat again the next year. Although Milton says, “Aw, She ain’t my girl,” he tears home ever) ' Friday and we sec him again Monday morning. He is greatly attached to the old school, though, and is always ready to do his part. In future years we expect to see this “Civil” recon- structing the “Grand Trunk”, and hashing over again “the member that failed.” Gladys Darling Gerstle, 0 A A Woonsocket. R. I. “Glad” Home Economics Commencement Play (2). Gladys Darling Gerstle often known as Darling Gladys Gerstle. Parties and dances arc her delight no matter where they are. In athletics her abilities arc complete, for she is able to “paddle her own canoe.” We all know her wonderful executive ability, so it is with less trepidation than might be usual, that we are looking forward to see her as the mayoress of Woonsocket, the famous head of the suffra- gettes. It is the wish of all of us that in the future her Home Economics course will be practically and not theoretically applied. 44 RHODE- IJtAND -JTAIE (DL1DGE Gertrude Grossman Providence, R. 1. “Gert” Education Assistant in Business Department of Grist (3). Gertrude’s ambitions did not satisfy her at Normal School. When she heard that she could transfer to Rhode Island as a junior she jumped at the chance. We can ' t blame her. “Gert” has the honor of being the first student to take advantage of the course in educa- tion here. It wasn’t long after Gertrude’s debut that we discovered that there was an orator among us. " Gert” is there when it comes to public speaking. She says, “The larger the audience the more inspiration I get.” With your conscientious nature and ambition, we know that you will succeed at anything you attempt. Albert Henry Holley, A A W Providence, R. I. “Al” Chemical Engineering Class Baseball (2); Assistant Manager Basketball (3); Manager Basketball (3). “Hey Al, get up, it’s six o’clock.” The poor tired “mail” man arises to start his wearisome day. “Al” is a staunch follower of “down the line” and may be heard at any time telling how he won the “hand painted lily” in Wakefield. “Al” is one of the best “lil” philosophers on the campus and sure does live up to his belief that it is always best to “Say it in Jazz.” “Henry” started out to be a Chemical Engineer and has worn out a great deal of shoe leather walking from his desk to the office to report “unknowns.” Al’s winning smile and ability to make friends is sure to put him on the “path of success.” Bertha Isabelle Hughes, 2 K Providence, R. I. “Buffa” “Bert” Home Economics Basketball (1); Class Secretary (2), (3); Glee Club (2), (3); Y.W.C.A. Social Committee (2). “Who’s got an alarm clock? I’m going to get up at five to- morrow and study.” When we first heard this from our “Olneyvillc Queen,” we feared a grind had come among us. Bone rimmed glasses and studious intentions fooled us at first, but we soon learned she was one of us. This little lady never worries nor hurries. She has found the secret of happiness and never looks for trouble. Dancing is her favored amusement, though she does not scorn basketball or Sunday P. M. walks. If you have never heard “Bert” tell a story, visit Davis tomorrow and add the finishing touch to your college career. 45 THE VICTORY ' GRIST Esther Lucile Kohlberg, 2 K Barrington, R. I. “Lu” “Lucil” Home Economics Social Committee (i); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Commence- ment Play (2); Glee Club (2); Secretary Student Council (3) Cir- culating Manager Grist (3). This is Lucile, she needs no introduction. “Lu” has made hcr- s:lf popular by her ever readiness to do her share in college activi- ties. Nothing seems to worry her, not even studies, but she is always ready with an answer. Nevertheless it is safe to say that Lucile never finds it necessary to burn the midnight oil. hen it comes to the “Speed Class. " “Lu " is another step-child. She is al- ways ready fora good time, whether it be canoeing, skating, hiking or dancing. We wish you the best of success in the world, Lucile. Raymond Charles LaPerche, P I K Providence, R. I. “Ray” Chemical Engineering Class President (1); Polygon (3). “Ray” is one of those quiet fellows who never have very much to say, and yet arc always on the go. He is almost a personification of perpetual motion, for as soon as he finishes a class, he tears back to his work in the chemistry laboratory. He is a conscientious stu- dent and a good listener. He is always ready to take his constant companion — that strong old pipe— from his mouth and join in with his hearty laugh. Although “Ray” is to be seen at all social func- tions, the co-eds have never played a very great part in his college career. Samuel Joseph Levy, E II Providence, R. I. “Tefko” Civil Engineering Class Football (1); Class Baseball (1), (2); Class Basketball (2). “Sam” was very fond of tripping merrily over the railroad lies while a youngster. He has travelled extensively, even to far away Olncyvillc. He soon tired of this life, however, and decided to become a “Civil” at Rhode Island. In fact, he made a record for his civility while a Freshman. His great cry is that he is always underfed, yet “Tefko” stands well up in the “Dining Hall Course.” “Sam” enjoys “Pa’s” classes very much and is always relating some rather queer anecdotes of the discussions between “Pa” and his boys. With his earnestness and smiling countenance we feel sure that “Tefko” will make good. RHODE- IjiAND ;(WF: COLLEGE V Pasqualino Martelli Essex, Conn. “Marty” Civil Engineering Class Honors (l), (2); Class Basketball (2); Corporal (2). Where is Essex? Oh, that’s a little “Biscuit City” in the wilds of Connecticut. “Marty” created a stir when he informed us that he had migrated from Essex to the capital of the “nutmeg” state. On account of his willingness to help the unfortunate c persistently come to him in quest of information, “P remarkable “pedagogical ability.” He is one of “I " and nothing pleases him more than to argue with “P even if it only concerns the “Chickenville Railroad.” has shown followers .-er trifles Marty” has n life, one is to get his B. S., and the other — well, leave Samuel Allen McKee, A A V Palmerton, Pa. “Sam” “Mac” Mechanical Engineering Editor-in-chief Soph. Beacon (2); Grist Board (3); Student Council (3); Captain Rope Pull (2); Scholastic Honors (1), (2). Hey, “Sam,” what did you get for the third example? “2.95.” Hang it, 1 got that one wrong. There you have “Sam.” He’s an authority on engineering and his ability to use his common sense caused his debut into Davis Hall society as an instructor in coach physics. “Mac” is a prominent “down the liner " and stands ace high amongst the “terpsichorean artists.” “Sam” made his “rep” in his first two years when he had the low average of 98 for all his subjects. It is safe to say that “Mac” will graduate with the highest honors of anyone who has been at Rhode Island. Leon John Messerlian Edgewood, R. I. “Mess” “Blinky” Chemical Engineering “Mess” started in as a Mechanical Engineer, but found that H2S was much stronger than steam and consequently we have with us today “Blinky” the chemist. “Mess” is very clever with the fiddle and is an important member of the East Hall Jazz Band. In his Sophomore year “Mess” was fifty per cent, of the German class. The class started with five members, was reduced to two and ended up with zero. When “Mess” graduates he intends to teach mathe- matics for a year and then start an industrial plant where he expects to carry on experiments. His life work will be devoted to finding a certain chemical which will do away with worry. 47 THE: VICTORY- GRIgT Walter Webster Moore, B P Providence, R. I. " Bugs” “Jess” Agriculture Bfacoii Board (i), (2), (3); Corporal (2); Captain (3); Grist Board (3). Three years ago the train pulled into Kingston and deposited our " dear little Walter” on the platform. Bewildered as he stood there, he spied the college portals and decided to take up the “aggie” course. He was one of those quiet, sedate “green as grass " Fresh- men who never become prominent until their second year. Davis Hall never claimed any of “Bugs” “knock ’em all dead” faculties as his lovable characteristics were long ago centered upon a certain farmerette from the northern part of the State. If Yvalter’s hopes come true we may expect to find him in a few years married and settled down on a large farm in Greenville, where he will be con- sidered the Aggie magnet of that town. James Patrick O’Brien, A A V ' ; A T A Woonsocket, R. I. “O’Bie” Applied Science Class Baseball (2); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Military Ball Committee (2); Student Council (3). Three cheers for Woonsocket! Whenever you hear these familiar words on the campus, you may be sure that “Shames " O’Brien and his gang of Woonsocket clean-ups arc nearby. “O’Bic” has tried all the courses here. He started as a short course student, then tried a Special Course, then Applied Science, and finally some F.nginccring courses. “O’Bie” has two of the greatest assets that anyone could have, a wonderful personality and a still more wonderful “line.” He is valued by his associates as an orator, doctor, moulder, decorator, fusser, and boxing promotor. At one time " O’Bie” was under the doctor’s orders to take walks. Many were the Gracc-ful wonders of nature that were discovered on these journeys. It is a safe bet that whatever line of work O’Bie undertakes he will make good. Howard James O’Connell, B Providence, R. I . “Okie” Agriculture Track (1); Glee Club (2), (4). Way back in the dim distant past “Okie " was one of our illustrious day students. Commuting evidently did not agree with him, for in his second year he took up his residence with us on the Hill. Though very unobtrusive in himself, his marks show the result of conscientious work. Although “Okie” has never turned this little world on Kings- ton Hill inside out, he has been a whole hearted supporter of all that Rhode Island stands for. “Okie” spent a summer vacation trying to instill the principles of successful gardening into the one-track minds of the city grammar school children. We may later hear of him as a Government Agricultural Agent. 48 RHODE- lJlAND JT 3E- ©LIEGE •L 4 Joseph Edward O’Neill Brockton, Mass. “Joe” Civil Engineering Glee Club (i); Honors (i), (2); Captain Class Debating Team (2); Corporal (2); Varsity Debating Team (3). “Joe” is one of that carlot of fellows that come down from Brock- ton every year. Like a true representative of the shoe city, he brought down a large supply of shoes and as soon as he was settled as a Freshman, started a thriving shoe business. So far, Joe has managed to avoid the snares of Davis Hall. It may be this, but anyway, he has found it easy to lead us all in the work here. Calc was easy for him, while Thermo and Applied are only pleasant pastimes. His study in the Dorm, has become a “scat of learning” for the less for- tunate ones in the class. He has made a name for himself that will be remembered when he enters “civil” life. Earl Greer Palmer Hope Valley, R. I. “Pete” Electrical Engineering “Pete” is one of our travelling “studes” and his stays on the campus each day arc of a definite length. “Pete” is a loyal Rhode Islander, nevertheless, and can be heard at all times upholding the dignity of Rhode Island. On the “bus” he is monarch of all he surveys, and is chief councillor and advisor of the travelling men of the class of ’23. He is a conscientious student and a willing worker. Although hampered by late trains “Pete” manages to show up each day and is always prepared to “crack the quizzes.” We wish you the best of luck and success, “Pete.” Joseph Wallace Peckham, B $ Newport, R. I. “Pccky” “J. Wireless” Electrical Engineering Beacon Board (1), (2), (3); Scholastic Honors (2); Corporal (2); Sergeant Wireless Squad (3). Although born and bred an “aggie,” “Pecky” decided to be an engineer, and so journeyed over to Kingston to tackle Lanza’s courses. His motto is, “Life is just one mechanics problem after another.” Although he is a quiet chap, we understand that he has a knowledge of the inner secrets of Davis Hall. He is a great musician when it comes to the flute, but since someone stole this much coveted instru- ment, he has spent most of his time trying to hit a musical note with a “wireless key.” Some day we expect to hear of him as a radio engineer. It is rumored that he expects to establish communication between Biscuit City and Usqucpaugh, in the near future. 49 TH VICTORY- GRIgf] Rocco Pezzullo Providence, R. I. “Roy” “Hilarious” Applied Science When this, our Apollo, first managed to make his way to Kings- ton Hill, ’twas said that Davis I fall turned out in gala attire. " Roy” started out with the idea of becoming a chemistry engineer, but due to his love of chasing butterflies, he immediately decided to take Applied Science. Because of h is boisterous ways, “Roy” has often been called “Hilarious.” Whenever tumult reigns in the Dorm, “Hilarious” will always be found in the center of activities, yelling at the top of his lungs and wearing a mischievous grin. Through his winning smile and sunny disposition, Roy has gained many friends and has won the admiration and respect of his fellow students. Irene May Sheehan, O A A Edgewood, R. I. “Birdie” Home Economics Chairman Refreshment Committee Junior Prom. (3). “All good things come in small packages.” “B. S. " looked more attractive to this young lady than a mere “B. A.” so she decided to move from Brown at the end of her Freshman year. “Birdie” firmly believes that woman’s place is in the home. She never lets work interfere with pleasure, and is seen flitting about the dance hall at all formats and informals. Flutter, flutter, now she’s perched at the window for a good view ’cross the campus. Irene is noted for her long words, her pluckincss, her “frank”ness, and her loyalty to her class. After graduating she will further her education with cither an M. S. or M. R. S. P Isaac Thornton Sherman, B P Newport, R. I. “Ike " Agriculture Corporal (1); Sergeant (2). “Whoa! Back up!” Six feet and two inches of bone slid off the train followed by a trunk big enough to pack Kingston in, and wanted to know if they used French curves in chemistry. “Ike” passed his Freshman year quietly studying the great problems of an “Aggie.” Since then however, he has undergone a marvelous change. “Oh! how he can sing and dance!” “Ike” joined the " Wakefield Dancing Club” but Florence moved to Massachusetts, and “Ike” now plays the co-eds. With his cheerful smile and large store of energy he is sure to make good and we all wish him the best of luck. 50 RHODE- I5AND JTATE ©LIEGE Waldo Albert Smith Slocum, R. I. “Waldo” “Smithy” Agriculture Here he is, our smiling Doug. Fairbanks from Sluckum. Waldo began his career at Kingston as a day student, and claims he will remain one as long as the old horse lives. Rain or shine we can always expect our Ben Hur from Sluckum to come dashing into our quiet village at two minutes of eight, to tackle the problems of the day. He has repeatedly declined to break into Kingston society circles and cares not for the weaker one across the campus. How- ever, be that as it may, who knows what the old horse might tell. Always cheerful, industrious and a great little debater, we warn Slocum to watch out when Waldo graduates. Louis Stillman, E II Brooklyn, N. Y. “Laz” Electrical Engineering Class Football (i); Class Baseball (i), (2); Class Basketball (2). Here we have “Laz,” the “Brooklyn kid,” the “mystery man.” He was bom in the land of Bolsheviki, dragged up in Providence and then shipped to the big town. When “Louis” was a boy the doctor said he had electricity in his hair, now he is trying to find the reason for it. “Laz” is the comedian of the class and always ready with a humorous saying. He is the inventor of the “Barkorovitch Shunt Motor.” After graduating “Laz” expects to go into partner- ship with “Thomas Edison” in order to give “Tom” a few important tips on electricity. Sherburne Pride Sweetland, B $ Rumford, R. 1. “Sweet” Electrical Engineering Glee Club (1); Rope Pull (1), (2); Bracvn Board (1), (2), (3); Class Debating (2); Secretary Y.M.C.A. (2); Manager Basketball (3). This bright looking individual is “Sweet,” who joined our ranks four long years ago, in search of knowledge. The co-eds have not disturbed him in his quest. The nearest they ever came to getting him was in his Sophomore year, when he joined the cooking class. Although he has not fallen for the co-eds he is a frequent visitor to Maine. As a prohibitionist he stands unequalled having gone through Underwood’s Pond in both his Freshman and Sophomore years. His time has never been claimed by “down the line” or “the magazine course,” as he has been too busy with his studies. Si f THE: VICTORY- GRIST Richard Christie Taft, X Brockton, Mass. “Dick” “Christie” Mechanical Engineering Manager Freshman Football (i); Soph. Hop Committee (2); Rope Pull (2); Blanket Tax Committee (3) (4); Manager Football (4); Polygon (4). Among the discoveries of the twentieth century, there can hardly be described this one from Brockton. Deeply impressed with the advantages offered at Rhode Island, he joined forces with the class of 1920. “Christie” never yielded to the temptations of Davis Hall, but soon adjourned to the big city four miles below. He has since worn out the trail to that big burg. As for studies “Dick’s” motto is, “Never let yor studies interfere with your college life.” “Dick” is also a member of the “Treat ’em Ruff Trio.” Nathan: Torgan, Jr. . E 77 Providence, R. I . “Nate” Electrical Engineering “Nate” migrated to the wild and wooly hamlet of Kingston, three years ago, from Providence Technical High School. He is an ardent devotee to physical culture and can be found after every meal doing “setting-up” exercises in the Dining Hall. The only claim which he has on Mother Earth is based on yards and yards of legs and a cackling bazoon voice. And his feet, my what feet! If you see him coming your way just scintillate to one side or his feet may smother you, — we mean the size of course. Incidentally this long cool drink takes great delight in playing the “Goose” with some little baby “Duckling,” as is his occupation in Providence on week-ends. Upon graduating “Nate” will go to Biscuit City to take a position as an E. E. I. Prof, at Shirley College. Arthur Joseph Tuzio “Tutz” Cjass Baseball (2); Class Basketball (2); Corporal (2)7 When “Tutz” arrived in this metropolis of learning, the whole community sat up and took notice of his melodious voice and irresist- able smile. He has also shown musical talent as a jazz fiddler and pianist, but he is too modest to be h eard in public. He is one of “Pa’s” star students, and is always ready to enjoy one of “Pa’s” jokes on the Ozark Mountains and the Tomahawk River. When this fair “Adonis” receives his sheepskin his first important under- taking will be to drain the Biscuit City Swamp. Providence, R. I. Civil Engineering 52 RHODE- lJlAND ;$WE (DLlBGE Charles Howard Wales Haverhill, Mass. “Prof.” “Jonah” Mechanical Engineering Class Honors (i), (2); President Y.M.C.A. (2); Sergeant (2); Manager of Movies (2), (3); Soph. Hop Committee (2). Since the top-heavy young representative of that illustrious little town of Haverhill blew into her sister, Kingston, there have been great doings on the hill. Starting with an inborn precociousncss that is ever present, he has finally reached the heights where he is even passing Thermo. We honestly believe that living with his uncle “Lanza” makes him that way. Throughout his time with us he has snapped varied and manifold likenesses of his many associates, and lo, we have the “Camera Kid.” He grinds ’em out every Saturday night. He has made good on the Hill and is bound to suc- ceed in the great world. Harold Earl Whitaker, PI K East Providence, R. I. “Whit” Agriculture Varsity Football (1); Class Baseball (1); Soph. Hop Committee(2); Varsity Baseball (2); Rope Pull (1); 2nd Lieut. Battalion (2); Student Council (1), (2), (3); Class Basketball (2). “Whit” is a combination of a talking machine and a sphinx, varying from one extreme to the other. When he docs break away from his silence, his hearty cackle may be heard afar. His yearly diversion is rushing co-eds and giving them a thorough knowledge of Kingston and its surroundings. He has acquired his information from numerous hunting trips, for “Whit” is a keen sportsman. “Whit” is a faithful student and always succeeds in getting the most out of his courses. Angelo Joseph Zerbarini, A A W Westerly, R. I. “Zcb” “Lightning” Electrical Engineer “Lightning” is a real personification of speed, here he comes, there he goes — that’s our “Zeb.” On his first visit here, he was going so fast that he went three miles below the village and had to walk back. Leaving this jocular mood “Zeb” is there with the goods. He arrived in Kingston ready to take up the study of electrical engineer- ing and all the way he has made the sparks fly. The way he handles those electrical and thermal equations hints that some day “Zeb” will be a true to life “E. E.” “Zcb” once held a high position in the “Bachelor’s Club” but the sirens of Davis ensnared him and but never mind “Zcb " the charm of the “Winky Dinks” is upon you and the class wishes you the best of success. 53 Cities of 1922 l?onorarp Member Professor Harriet L. Merrow Claos £ fficcr0 Angelo Scorpio President Ruby A. Hoxs.e Pice-President Martha Smith Secretary Frank H. Totman Treasurer Cla00 l)i0torp We have our page in history, The Era’s Great Transition — From “hold that line” S. A. T. C. To old pre-war position. The time last year was not enough, (We had some recreation) But with a small percent of bluff We held a worthy station. Our Freshman Banquet at Chin Lee’s Deserves a jazzy chorus. Those Sophies, thoughtful of our ease, Our garments sent before us! Who says we back against the wall? Opponents have the floor — But in debates and basketball They run to find the door! We make a noise “to raise the dead” Heads into snappy action, For Jimmy Holden’s born and bred To lead the cheering faction! 55 1 THE: -VICTORY- GRIgT The Midnight Riders seek our flag, And make a mighty holler, But Skip is not the name “to lag” He goes where you can’t foller! Ki! Ki! Ki! Sophs of Twenty-two! And this our recollection, Hip! Hip! Rhode Island’s white and blue, We’ll stand for your protection. One of Mel’s Classes Clase of 1923 l?onorarp a rnibcr Wayland McColley Burgess Class Officers William S. Fort President Ella H. Staf Pice-President Martha Winters Secretary fiistorp of t r Class On September 16, 1919, Kingston Hill was invaded by an army, 160 strong, desiring to register as members of the class of 1923. After settling down, the Junior’s President began the business of organizing the class. We were successful in both the rope pull and the football game. It took eleven minutes to wet the Sophs. The football game ended scoreless for both sides. The class of ’23 have made an excellent showing in Athletics, having con- tributed seven men to the varsity football squad and five to the basketball squad. The men who represented Rhode Island when we defeated Brown in the cross country run, were, with one exception, all of the class of ’23. We have a well organized class with plenty of class spirit and hope to make a good showing in college activities in the future. 58 Oo 11 take 0he li oi‘10 $afc Ifor jPemocvatu, WmPBpW WllJON. Robert Harris Barker with 1918 A X A. Engineering. Private, Motor Transport Service. Killed in action, in France; in summer, 1918. Henry Harold Barrows with 1916 Agriculture. Private, Co. M, 47th Infantry. Wounded in action at Chateau Thierry. Died August 20, 1918. Donald Ellsworth Carlton with 1918 PI K. Agriculture. Cadet Pilot, Air Sendee. Killed in accident in training camp, England. 60 RHODE- filAND JKIE- (DLlBGE Paul Edward Corriveau 2 H; B. S. New Hampshire College, 1915; A. M., University of Missouri, 1916; Professor of Horti- culture. First Lieutenant, 1st Machine Gun Replace- ment Battalion, 150th Co., U. S. Marine Corps. Killed in action, at Soissons, October, 1918. Wallace Charles Crajg with 1920 P I K. Applied Science. Naval Reserve. Died of pneumonia, in Chelsea Naval Hospital, February 1 1, 1918. Edwin Baker Davis with 1921 A X A. Applied Science. Student Army Train- ing Corps, Rhode Island State College. Died of Influenza, October, 1918. 61 THE VICTORY ' GRIST Rowland Sever Dodge with 1918 V T K. Agriculture. Second Lieutenant, Co. M, 101st Infantry. Cited for bravery and awarded Distinguished Service Cross. Killed in action. “For extraordinary heroism in action near Verdun, France, October 24-25, 1918. Learning of the proposed advance in which his company was to participate, and although sick in a hospital, Lieutenant Dodge secured his release and joined his command. He was at all times in advance of his front line, recon noitering the ground, thereby facilitating the advance. Leading a counter- attack, he was killed by rifle-fire.” John Henry Fernandez Special Agricultural Student, 1913-16. Corporal, Co. B, Headquarters Battalion. Died of wounds in France, while on detached service, October 4, 1918. Lloyd Harold Gledhill with 1921 Ii 4 . Applied Science. Sergeant, 310th Infantry. Missing in action September 30, 1918. Reported prisoner in Camp Rastatt, Germany, December, 1918. Received cable of death in German prison, February, I 9 I 9- 62 RHODE tflAND ©LIEGE- ' Edwin Matteson Greene with 1921 Engineering. Radio School, Tacoma Park, Mary- land. Died of influenza, October, 1918. 0 William . Frank Hanlin B. S. ,9.6 PI K. Agriculture. Second Lieutenant, Infantry. Wounded and in hospital, in France, July, 1918. Killed in action, September, 1918. Marchmont Hayward with 1917 B P. Chemical Engineering. Chemist, Ordnance Department, U. S. Army. Killed in explosion, Chemical plant, Midland, Mich., July, 1918. 63 THE; VICTORY- GRIgT John Thkodore Karlson with 1917 AAW. Engineering. Instructorof Naval Engineer- ing on Training Ship “U. S. S. Sturgeon Bay” at Charlestown Navy Yard, Mass. Died of pneumonia. Beverley Shibley Lake with 1918 Engineering. Chief Mechanic, Battery A, 103d Regiment, 51st Brigade, 26th Division. Gassed. Died in France of bronchial pneumonia, March 12, , 9 , 9 - Alexander Farnum Lippitt with 1918 B P. Engineering. First Lieutenant, Infantry. Wounded in France; brought to New York; died in hospital, October, 1918. 64 RHODE- HAND : (WE COLlEGt Marcus George Mullins with 1915 Applied Science. Private, 18th Co., 5th Battalion, 151st Depot Brigade. Died of influenza at Camp Devens, October, 1918. Chester Arthur Olsen with 1918 0 X. Kngineering. Candidate, Officers’ Training Camp. Died of pneumonia, at Plattsburg, July 4, 1917. David Adam Redford B. S. 1917 l ' lK. Mechanical Engineering. Second Lieutenant, 75th Co., 6th Regiment, U. S. Marine Corps. Severely wounded at Chateau Thierry; killed while being borne out of action, July, 1918. Awarded Croix de Guerre with gold star. Recommended for Distinguished Service Cross. “Advancing to a point within fifty yards of enemy machine gun emplacements in the Bois de on June 10, 1918, they spotted the fire of our Stokes Mortars, and by their utter fearlessness were enabled to send back information that resulted in the capture of the enemy’s stronghold.” 65 HE: ' VICTORY- GR15T V George Searle Shepard with 1919 PIK. Agriculture. First Lieutenant, 18th Infantry. Died of wounds at Villers-Tournelle, May 4, 1918. Awarded the Croix de Guerre. Citation in General Orders 15, Headquarters, First Division, March 31, 1918. 1st Lieut. GeorgeS. Shepard, U. S. R., 18th Infantry, “lead a patrol into the enemy’s position as far as the second line trenches, obtaining valuable information; unable to reach its own line before daylight the patrol took shelter in a shell hole and after a time boldly walked across No Man’s Land to its own trenches.” Harold Manning Spaulding Two year agricultural student, 1915-17. U. S. Naval Reserve. Died of pneumonia at Newport, 1918. Preston Wayland Towne with 1919 H Applied Science. Corporal, Coast Artillery. Died of influenza, at Fort Washington, Maryland, October, 1918. 66 RHODE- lJlAND jTAfb ©LIKE David Lamson Wood. Jr. with 1919 ’ I K. Engineering. First Lieutenant, Co. K, 38th Infantry. Cited for bravery, July 22, 1918. Killed in action, October 9, 1918. “While engaged with enemy, by an inspiring example, maintained great steadiness in his platoon, which occupied the most exposed position; personally cared for his wounded and bore them to the rear in an orderly withdrawal over ground drenched with bullets.” Extract from the Story of the Thirty-Eighth. “Here in the Moussin ravine the attackers met a concrete gun emplacement with just enough logs on the sides and top to give it the look of an old Indian blockhouse. Lieutenant David L. Wood, Jr., with the leading platoon of Co. K, flanked this from the west until a score of erstwhile busy Boches left their white-hot machine guns and filed out with the customary ‘Kamerade’ salutations.” October 9, 1918. Fred Mansur Woods with 1919 © -T. Applied Science. Private, 5th Casual Co., 3rd Motor Truck Mechanic Regiment. Died of pneumonia, in France, October, 1918. 67 Fred Murray football 1 ' aorbaII Capt. Murphy Capt. Hudson 1 ' aohrtball Krtap Capt. Malloy Capt. Pihl RHODE- tflAND JT 3E ©LIEGE V €fjc 1010 Jf ootliall Reason Captain Maurice V. Murphy 8V)anagfr Richard C. Taft assistant Manager Bernard A. Connolly Coaefo Fred Murray About forty candidates answered the call soon after college opened in Septem- ber and the prospects for a good team was soon evident. Six letter men were back with a lot of promising men from the Freshman and Sophomore classes. As usual the Brown team was our first opponent and Coach Murray drove the team hard in order to get it in trim for our old-time rival. With but a week’s practice we went up to Brown confident of making a good showing. As a result of a mass meeting held earlier in the week much enthusiasm was developed and the team was accompanied by a rather large crowd of loyal students. But lack of practice proved to be the undoing of R. I. The team started off well but numerous fumbles and poor generalship at times allowed Brown to pile up a 27-0 score. Only straight football was in evidence and the game was mediocre due to the number of fumbles. Turner played a good game for R. I. and his tackling was one of the bright spots of the game. Murphy at half-back was the only man who made any appreciable gains. The team then went to Wesleyan the following week and there ran up against a team of veterans. Our team was weakened by injuries and fumbles again, as in the Brown game, proved R. I.’s undoing. The team was handicapped by the lack of a punter and Wesleyan gained considerable ground because of this lack. Our diminutive backfield started off like world-beaters in the first quarter but seven penalties for off-side took the heart out of the team and from then on the game was all Wesleyan. However, the R. I. line showed great improvement, Wesleyan’s gains being mostly by forward passes and recovered fumbles. Knott and Hirtle played a good game in the line. The score was 35-0. 7 ' THE VICTORY- GRIST Boston University was our next opponent and it was by unfortunate mistakes by the referee which allowed us to be beaten 14-6. The ball was in B. U.’s territory most of the game. Toward the end of the first quarter the R. 1 . forwards blocked a punt and Malloy scooped it up and raced across the line for R. I.’s score. The attempt at a goal failed. During the ' second quarter neither team was able to gain consistently but the play was in B. U.’s territory throughout most of the period. In the third quarter a long forward pass netted B. U.’s score. Call was fouled while attempting to catch the ball but this went by unnoticed. In the final quarter R. I. forced B. U. to punt, Call catching the ball on his own goal line. The ball was torn from his hands by an opposing player and the touchdown was allowed by the officials. R. I. was inside of B. U.’s ten-yard line when the game ended. Malloy, Seabury and Hirtle put up a fine game for R. 1 . With several new men in the lineup the team went to Stevens but returned a loser 31-2. R. I.’s score came in the third period as a result of a punt fumbled behind the goal line. At times R. I. outplayed her opponents but lacked the scoring punch. Stevens scored her points by long forward passes and a couple of “shoestring” plays which worked to perfection. R. I .’s defence was weak at times. Tweedell threw the opposing backfield for losses time and again, while Murphy played a strong game although injured several times. Seabury and Hirtle played well on the defence stopping plays before they got started. In our next game Holy Cross defeated us 29-3. Their defence was too strong for us to penetrate while R. I.’s line was weak. The R. I. backs were stopped almost as soon as they got started. Our only score came as a result of a recovered fumble and a pretty drop kick by Johnson from the 35-yard line. Norris, a product of the Freshman team, played a strong game and tackled hard and clean. Injuries very seriously handicapped the team, no less than six of the regulars being out of the game. We next played M. A. C. at Kingston in a fast hard game in which luck played an important part in our defeat by the score of 19-n. In the first quarter on a series of skin tackle plays and end runs R. I. carried the ball to M. A. C.’s 40-yard line. A drop kick failed. Later Turner recovered a fumble and a suc- cession of line bucks brought the ball to M. A. C.’s 30-yard line from which John- son kicked a field goal. In the second quarter the ball was worked to R. I.’s 25-yard line. The M. A. C. quarter threw a forward pass which struck a player on the head and bounced into an M. A. C. player’s hands, and M. A. C. scored its first touch- down. M. A. C. scored its second touchdown as a result of a recovered fumble with line plunges and a long forward pass. Later R. I. scored two points when 72 RHODE- (SAND JTAtE- ©LlDGE J an M. A. C. back fell on the ball behind his own goal line. On the next play Johnson receiv ed a punt and ran 25-yards through a broken field for a touchdown. In the fourth quarter a fumbled ball rolled into the crowd and was recovered by an M. A. C. player. Three long runs placed the ball across the line for the visitor’s final score. Malloy played a great game while Turner at end broke up play after play. Johnson and Murphy made some good gains. Worcester Tech was our next opponent and only once during the game was she able to get the ball out of her own territory for any length of time, that once being when she scored her lone touchdown. R. I. outplayed Tech throughout the whole game but a muddy field handicapped our light backfield considerably. Toward the last of the first period a Tech back broke through the line of scrimmage and brought the ball to the 20-yard line. R. I. held for three downs but on the fourth a short forward pass scored a touchdown for Tech. The attempt at a goal failed. R. I. braced in the second half and Worcester made but one first down. In the last quarter a pretty forward pass from Murphy to Turner brought the ball to W. P. I.’s three-yard line and Johnson carried it over on the next play. The attempt at a goal looked mighty good to the R. I. men but the referee thought other- wise. Turner and Mowry at ends and Murphy and Johnson in the backfield played a strong game for R. 1 . In the final game of the season with Connecticut Aggies at Kingston, R. 1 . lost 7-3 after playing a spectacular game and outplaying the visitors the whole way. After receiving the kick-off, line bucks by Murphy, Johnson and Nordquist and a 30-yard forward pass to Nordquist brought the ball to Connecticut’s one-yard line. R. I. was off-side on the next play and another penalty brought the ball back to the visitors’ 20-yard line from where Johnson kicked a field goal. Up to the fourth quarter R. I. was within scoring distance several times but lacked the necessary punch to put the ball across. In the quarter R. I. was forced to punt on a fourth down. Nord quist was waiting for the pass but Seabury hurled the ball over his head and when the back recovered the ball, it was on the eight-yard line. A short forward pass by the Aggies brought the ball to the one-yard line where for two downs the R. I. line was impenetrable. In the fourth down the ball was just barely put over. R. I. was gradually advancing toward Connecticut’s goal when the whistle ended the game. The result came as a great blow. After playing one of the greatest games during the season and forcing the fight the whole way, the unfortunate incident in the fourth quarter capped the climax of a season full of injuries. Only two men who played in the last game started the season. No less than fifteen men played in the backfield during the season while only nine men made their letter. The coach was forced to use Nordquist in the back- 73 THE: -VICTORY- GRIST ■ v J ’ field even though he had only one day’s practice before the game. Potter, Murphy and Seabury played a great game while Nordquist broke up every forward pass that came his way. No blame can be attached to the coach for the showing of the team. Many of the best men were forced to leave the team on account of injuries and in no two games did the same men start. Knott, Malloy, Holden, Casey, Brownell, Fleck and Call were forced to leave the team. The team played finely toward the end of the season and with an even break it should have won a large percentage of its games. The scores: R. I. o Brown, 27 R. I. o W esleyan, 35 R. 1 . 6 Boston University 14 R. I. 2 Stevens, 31 R. I. 3 Holy Cross, 29 R. I. 1 1 M. A. C., 19 R. I. 6 Worcester Tech, 6 R. I. 3 Connecticut, 7 Athletes 74 THE VICTORY- GRIST • v Basketball Captain g anaorr George J. Malloy Albert H. Holley assistant S anaerr Coat!) Willard H. Ford Fred Murray tUbr i9io dragon As soon as college opened in January, practice got under way. The team had Malloy and Spencer left from last year and a large number of promising men from the entering class. With a little over a week’s practice a game with Brown was staged on our own floor. The crowd of excited and enthusiastic spectators saw a fine clean game. In the first half Brown jumped into the lead by some clever passing and team work and the half ended 7-4 in favor of Brown. But in the second half R. I. played rings around her old rival, taking the aggressive and by superior playing finally came out winners by a 25-19 score. At right guard Antu- lonis was all over the floor and broke up play after play while Spencer and Malloy were the heavy scorers for R. I. The next game was a practice game with the Bristol Y. M. C. A. team. The game was fast at times but the rough tactics of the visitors handicapped the V arsity. The team showed up better than in its game with Brown, the team work having improved considerably. As in the Brown game Antulonis played a fine game, while Malloy had seven baskets and two fouls to his credit which aided the Varsity to a great extent in winning 33-14. The Varsity then journeyed to Storrs to play our old rival C. A. C. The team ran away from the Aggies to the tune of 30-18. It was a fast and interesting game throughout. Malloy starred with six baskets to his credit while Spencer caged eleven fouls and one basket. Another practice game was played in which Dean Academy was the victim 22-19. The game was a rough and tumble affair and very uninteresting to watch. The spectators were not very enthusiastic and gave vent to their opinions time and again. There was frequent squabbling over decisions and two men were ejected from the game for rough playing. 76 RHODE- IjiAND JTAIE ( UBGE The team then played a return game with Brown at Providence. Nearly every man in college was there and the girls were going 100% strong but a faculty ruling prevented them. The game was hotly contested throughout and the decision never seemed sure. Brown led at the end of the half 9-6. Millory got the first basket for Brown but Spencer failed in his try. Jordan of Brown then scored two baskets and Mallory followed with another. Then Antulonis for Rhody pushed two in and Holden followed with another and the half ended. Both teams went back for the second half with a vengeance. Malloy caged a basket and Spencer followed with a foul. The crowd went wild when he tossed in another. Flynn then went in for Malloy and Murphy took Holden’s place. This added the necessary punch and Flynn immediately caged a basket. Pieri of Brown duplicated and Murphy got another for R. I. Mallory failed in an attempt for a foul and Spencer had just scored a point on a foul for R. I. when the whistle blew and R. I. was the victor by the score 16-15. It was an exciting game from start to finish and the victory was R. l.’s third over Brown in two years. There were no individual stars for either team but Pieri of Brown got in some long baskets. R. I.’s next game was with New Hampshire State. Here the team ran up against a veteran combination and was forced to acknowledge their first defeat 42-18. It was a fast game, the fastest seen on the Durham floor in a number of years but the teamwork of the Granite State collegians was too much for Rhody. New Hampshire led at the end of the half 26-6, but in the second half R. I. took a brace and scored twelve points to Durham’s sixteen. Spencer played the best game for R. I. scoring four baskets and three fouls. On her own floor Rhode Island trimmed the Connecticut team for the second time by a score of 49-46. The game was fast and the lead see-sawed back and forth during the game, R. I. winning in the last few minutes of play. The score stood at 22 all at the end of the half. Swift and accurate passing featured the game. For R. I. Spencer led in the scoring with seven baskets and the same number of fouls. Malloy got eight baskets while Holden garnered six. Lockwood for the Aggies was a star with ten baskets and eight fouls. In the last game of the season R. I. defeated the strong Newport Naval Reserve team 39-34 at Kingston. It was the roughest game of the season on the home floor and it was due mainly to the fouls that the Newport team lost. The sailors played a whirlwind game during the first-half and it looked like curtains for R. I. when the score stood 22-7 against them. But in the second half the Reserves were swept off their feet by the fast and aggressive playing of the Rhode Island men. Baskets followed in quick succession and the final score stood 39-34 in favor of R. I. The sailors were reputed as having the strongest team in Southern New 77 THE - VICTORY ' GRIST England but our boys showed them what real fighting was. Spencer was the star for R. I. with six baskets and eleven fouls to his credit while Malloy had six baskets in his favor. After this last game Malloy was elected captain for the 1919-1920 season and he will have a fine nucleus to work with. Too much credit cannot be given to Coach Walker for the great team he put out and the wonderful fighting spirit he instilled into the team. Seven victories in eight starts being an exceptional record. Because of the dual defeat of Brown the team was given gold basketballs in recognition of its good work. The results of the season follow: Rhode Island, 25 Brown, 19 Rhode Island, 33 Bristol Y.M.C.A., 14 Rhode Island, 30 Connecticut, 18 Rhode Island, 22 Dean Academy, 19 Rhode Island, 16 Brown, 15 Rhode Island, 18 New Hampshire, 42 Rhode Island, 49 Connecticut, 46 Rhode Island, 39 Newport N. R., 34 78 j THE:- VICTORY- GRIgT IBascball Albert S. Hudson Wayland M. Burgess Arthur E. Has lam Fred Walker Captain Manager Assistant Manager Coach tlfjc 1910 Reason The college was indeed fortunate in securing an ideal coach, Fred Walker, who has handled many teams and has played professional baseball, besides being a fighter and a man with a great amount of push and zeal. With one letter man back from the previous year he was confronted with the great problem of developing a team. Indoor practise began the middle of March with a great number of candidates out and the outlook was promising. The great feature of the team was the “pep” and fight that had been instilled by Coach Walker. We went to Brown confident of a victory. The playing of the team was a sight to behold. Snappy fielding and spectacular catches thrilled the big crowd of spectators. The great twirling of both the pitchers, Hudson and Knight coupled with brilliant fielding prevented a score for either teams for twelve innings. But in the thirteenth the storm broke. Nordquist was out at first on a grounder to Coulter. Vreeland walked and Hudson fouled out to Erickson. Reed singled past first base and took second on the attempt to get Vreeland at third. Emmons, the next batter then hit a terrific line drive to the left-fielder who grace- fully muffled the ball and two R. I. men crossed the plate. Emmons took second and scored on Casey’s hit. Nichols was an easy out. In Brown’s half after two were out, Peckham reached second on Nordquist’s error and scored on Porter’s hit. The next man was out at first thus ending a most exciting game. The team was given a rousing banquet at the Narragansett Hotel and a theatre party at Keith’s thus celebrating a great day for R. I. Casey and Lucey made spectacular catches, while Hudson struck out sixteen men and allowed six hits. Emmons held up Hudson in great style and kept the few Brown runners hugging the sacks. For Brown, Coulter at second played fine ball while Porter starred at the bat with two hits in three times up. 5 6 7 8 9 io ii 12 13 R H E Innings Rhode Island Brown Batteries 1 2 3 0000000000003 000000000000 1 3 R. I. Brown Hudson and Emmons Knight and Erickson 80 RHODE ItAND JWt COLLEGE: After defeating our old rival, Brown, our next victim was Tufts by a 4-3 score. R. I. scored the winning run in the ninth with two down when Nordquist walked, stole second and scored when the left-fielder muffled V reeland’s high fly. Nichols made two hits besides playing a good game in the field. Innings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rhode Island 0 0 01000 2 1 Tufts 0 0 01200 0 0 Batteries R. Nichols, Hudson and Emmons Tufts Ballou and Jeffrey R H E 4 7 4 364 Our next game although a victory for R. I. was a poorly played game. A cold raw wind handicapped the players but Hudson pitched a good game and would have had an easy time winning if it had not been for infield errors. O’Brien and Emmons garnered two hits apiece while Vreeland fanned the Colby twirlers for three. Innings I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 c Rhode Island 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 Colby 2 O 0 I 1 0 0 0 : Batteries R. I. Colby Hudson and Emmons Hamer, Wills and Driscoll The team then went to Storrs and in a long and exciting game they finally lost 3-2. After the second inning when two tough errors allowed Connecticut to score twice, Nichols had the Aggies eating out of his hand. He struck out four- teen men and the team played fine ball, but threw away many chances to score by its poor base running. Connecticut won in the thirteenth inning on a squeeze play. Hudson and O’Brien led in the striking with two hits apiece. Innings 123456789 10 11 12 13 RHE Connecticut 0200000000001 382 Rhode Island 1000100000000 295 Batteries R. I. Nichols and Emmons Conn. Sawin and Mahoney Stung by this defeat by Connecticut, the team came back strong and got sweet revenge by trimming them by a 5-2 score. The team showed lots of pep and pulled off a couple of fast double plays. Nichols pitched a fine game striking out thirteen men, and aided by spectacular fielding, he held the Aggies under his thumb 81 THE - VICTORY ' GRIST ■ : the whole game. Hudson led in the attack with two hits while Lucey played a good game in the field. Innings 1 2 3 456 7 8 9 R H E Rhode Island 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 I X 5 8 2 Connecticut 001 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 5 Batteries R. 1 . Nichols and Emmons Conn. Sawin and Mahoney Our next game was with Boston College. Here our boys struck one of the best teams in the East but at that the B. C. team was prepared for a hard game. How- ever, the team although playing a good game in the field could not hit while B. C. fanned Hudson for eleven safe bingles and R. I. came out at the small end by an 8-1 score. Nichols scored R. I.’s only run on his hit, stolen base and a hit and run play in which Whitaker came through with a timely hit to center. Nordquist played a good game in the field with one slip-up in eleven chances. Innings i 2 Boston College 2 1 Rhode Island o 1 Batteries R. I. B. C. Hudson and Emmons Shanahan and Urban R H E 8 n 3 I 3 2 The second game with Brown was played in a drizzling rain. The field was a sea of mud and the ball was very difficult to handle which accounted for the large number of errors. Nichols started to pitch for Rhody but he lacked control. A couple of passes, a sacrifice, a wild pitch and a three bagger accounted for Brown’s first three runs. Hudson was then rushed in but he fared no better and the final score stood 7-0 in favor of Brown. The only time R. 1 . was dangerous was in the third when they had three on and one down, but Knight tightened and retired the side without a score. Nichols pasted the pill for two hits while Vree- land knocked out a three bagger. Innings Brown Rhode Island Batteries 3 3 o o R. I. Brown 3456789 R 0000001 7 0000000 o Nichols, Hudson, Turner and Emmons Knight and Erickson H E 6 5 5 6 The team then went on a three game trip to Maine. The University of Maine was the first team played and although R. I. had the “peppiest organization seen on the local diamond for a number of years,” they lost 5-2. Maine scored 82 RHODE- lJlAND JTAIE ©LODGE J four runs in the third with the aid of three hits and two errors, but after that they got only one scrath hit off Nichols. The Maine pitcher was saved time and again by sensational fielding with a few one hand stabs thrown in, while the home team got a few flukey hits which helped them considerably. In the fifth Casey walked and stole second. Lucey and Vreeland fanned. Rhodes singled which scored Casey. Nordquist followed with another single sending Rhodes to third and he took second on the throw in. Emmons drove out a liner to left which was caught after a long run and sensational catch. Again in the eighth Nordquist and Emmons singled. Ford hit to right scoring Nordquist, Emmons taking third but a fast double play shut off the rally. Rhodes and Nordquist each got two hits. Innings I 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Maine 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X Rhode Island 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 I 0 Batteries R. I. Maine Nichols and Emmons Watson and Reardon R H E S 8 3 2 5 3 The next game on the Maine trip was with Colby. Here the team seemed to have lost all the fight and pep they displayed the day before and the fielding and headwork was at its lowest ebb. This game was a disappointment to the team’s followers. Eleven errors and only four hits tells the story. The Colby pitcher didn’t have a thing on the ball compared to the pitching the team had been against all season. The only feature of the game was a triple in the fifth by Nordquist which scored two runs. Innings 1 2 3 4 5678 9 Colby 3 0 0 0 2031 X Rhode Island 0 0 1 0 2000 0 Batteries R. I. Hudson and Emmons Colby Hamer and Pulsifer R H E 976 3 4 " The team then took on Bates at Lewiston. Here Coach Walker showed that he was determined to have a team that obeyed his training rules. The team was to have played Bates on a Saturday but on account of rain the game was played the following Monday. Meanwhile four of the best men broke training and the coach immediately sent them home, leaving only eight players. But Assistant Manager Haslam got into a suit and the game put up by the crippled team was a credit to the college and Coach Walker. The fellows gave the best that was in them and failed only because they lacked the proper team-work. The Maine papers commented on the wonderful fighting spirit of the team and although they lost 3-0 the fellows felt that they had made a good comeback. Hudson pitched a 83 TH ' VICTORY ' GRIgT j great game striking out fifteen and allowing only three hits, and with the proper support he should have won as Bates failed to earn a single run. Innings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Bates 0 0 020001 X 3 3 3 Rhode Island Batteries 0 0 R. I. Bates 000000 Hudson and Casey Cusick and Stone 0 0 3 3 In order to build up the team again and fill up the gaps left by the four sus- pended men, a practice game with the Providence Colonials was played. The team lost 8-5 in thirteen innings but it showed the coach that there were a few undis- covered players in college. The rebuilt team then took on M. A. C. and in a close and exciting game was finally returned a winner by a 2-1 score. With two out in the first inning, Casey singled and Hudson scored him with a screaming double to left and crossed the pan himself a moment later when Whitaker doubled to left-center. In the eighth M. A. C. succeeded in pushing a man across but Whyte was rushed in to relieve Turner, and the rally was checked by his port-side delivery. Turner pitched a fine game for R. I. while Nordquist contributed a couple of spectacular catches over second. Innings 123456 7 8 9 R H E Rhode Island 200000 0 0 0 2 4 4 M. A. C. 000000 0 1 0 1 5 2 Batteries R. I. Turner, W’hyte, Hudson and Casey M. A. C. Gasser and Collins The next day the team went to Worcester and took a 6-0 fall out of Worcester Tech. The game was fast and Hudson had the Tech boys under his thumb, allow- ing only five hits while his team-mates got ten. In the first inning O’Brien and Nordquist led off with hits and then executed a double steal. The Tech short- stop then booted Casey’s grounder scoring O’Brien, but Nordquist was out at the plate on a close play. In the third Reed hit safely and Lucey got a lift on Carlson’s second error. O’Brien beat out a bunt. Nordquist singled scoring Reed and Lucey. R. I. scored three in the eighth when Lucey and O’Brien hit safely, advanced a base on a passed ball and both scored on Nordquist’s double to left center. He immediately stole third and scored on Hudson’s line drive to left. O’Brien 84 RHODE- tflAND JTSfE- ©LIEGE J and Nordquist each collected three hits. The team fielded in great style and the team-work was a sight to behold. Innings 1 2 Rhode Island 1 o W. P. T. 00 Batteries R. I. W. P. T. 3456789 2000030 0000000 Hudson and Casey Bagley, Hunt and Mason R H E 6 10 1 ° 5 5 Rhody’s next game was with Boston College at Kingston and it was a dis- astrous defeat for the team which could do nothing with Fitzpatrick, the B. C. twirler, while B. C. slammed the offerings of Turner, Whyte and Marx to all corners of the lot. As a last resort Hudson went in and held the B. C. stickers helpless. Had he started the game it may have resulted in a R. I. victory as he served up a fine article of ball but the damage had been done. Nordquist was the only R. I. man to reach second base besides accepting ten hard chances without an error. R. I. made nine errors and coupled with five doubles, one triple and six stolen bases, B. C. had an easy time of it, winning 12-0. Innings I 2 3456789 R H E B. C. 0 4 5100101 12 9 0 R. I. 0 0 0000000 0 5 9 Batteries R. I. Turner, Whyte, Marx, Hudson and Casey B. C. Fitzpatrick, McTish and Urban On Memorial Day the team played the Trojans of Newport at that city and in this team our boys ran up against the strongest semi-pro team in Southern New England. Considering the opposing pitcher, a former big-leaguer, the team did well to hold them to an 8-2 score. R. I . collected six hits, five of which were doubles. The next day the team played the Naval Training Station team. Turner pitched shutout ball for six innings but he weakened in the seventh. Hudson was sent in with the score 6-1 and with three on, Turner slipped on a cement cross- walk while going for a fly ball, and the drive went for a home run when it should have been an easy out. R. I. got two more in the eighth but the sailors came across with some heavy sticking in the ninth and won 9-8. The last game of the season was with Holy Cross, afterwards declared cham- pions of the East. R. I. started off like winners and scored first when, with two out, Call walked, O’Brien singled and Nordquist came through with a drive over first base, scoring Call. Nordquist was out at second on an attempted hit-and-run. After that it was all Holy Cross. Poor fielding by third base and the outfielders «5 THE ' VICTORY ' GRIST coupled with some terrific hitting gave Holy Cross 12 runs. The fielding of the Holy Cross infield was spectacular while R. I. made ten errors. Nordquist pulled off the star play of the game when he made a great running catch of a foul back of third. The sting of this overwhelming defeat was taken away when the fellows watched Brown being trimmed by a 14-0 score the next day. Innings 1 Holy Cross 2 Rhode Island 1 2 3 4 022 000 567 102 000 8 3 o Batteries R. I. Hudson and Malloy Holy Cross McLaughlin and Martin. R H E 12 15 o 1 5 10 Although the team won only six out of fourteen college games who shall say it was not successful? The team played a hard schedule and with a team made up mostly of Freshmen and inexperienced players the results were more than good. The team has lost only two men and with the wealth of promising material in the present entering class, the outlook for the 1920 season is bright and the team ought to clean up. Hudson was elected captain for the 1920 season. Below are the batting and fielding averages of the players. Team batting, .200 Team fielding, .889 86 THE: ' VICTORY ' GRIST (Eracit Roland T. Pihl (Relay) Edward Gamble Harry F. Baacke Fred Walker Captain Manager Assistant Manager Coach Z )t 1010 Reason On account of the war the college had had no track team since the spring of 1916 but as soon as college opened in January, 1919, relay candidates were called out. The board track was soon put up and with the large number of promising candidates a good relay ' team was assured. A team consisting of Pihl, Johnson, Totman and Anderson, was picked to represent the college at the B. A. A. meet in Mechanics Hall, Boston, on March 1, 1919 with New Hampshire State College as our opponent. Each man was to run 390 yards. Totman started off well and held his own all the way around. Johnson took the baton from Totman and by running a pretty race handed a five-yard lead to Anderson. This R. I. man lost the lead but regained it when his man fell. Pihl running anchor man was just nosed out at the finish. The time was 3:17. Lack of money prevented the college from being represented on the field during the spring of 1919. But in September, without a track coach, the men went out of their own accord and began holding cross-country practice. The candidates were mostly Freshmen. After about a month’s practice a cross-country ' run with Brown was arranged to be held November I, 1919. The course was a trifle over four and one-half miles in length, the race starting and ending at the Athletic field. Seven men were entered from each college, the first ten finishing to count. After a pretty race, in which Chandler (R. I.) led the whole way, R. I. con- quered Brown by the score of 22-33. Excellent time was recorded. Chandler finished first with a 50-yard lead, in the good time of 25:20. Rhode Island got first, third, fourth, sixth and eighth places. The prospects for a successful 1920 season are exceptionally bright as there is a wealth of fine material in the Fresh- men class and with a good coach R. I. should be able to give a good account of herself in track. 88 RHODE HAND ;Mb ©LIEGE ■ ■ ■ ■■ $Jnbergrabuate TOearerg of tlje R. i. Maurice V. Murphy George J. Malloy William Tweedell Douglas Seabury Edgar E. Turner Charles S. Gardner Richard C. Taft Sigsbee D. Mowry football E. Cecil Eastwood Roy P. Call James E. Knott, Jr. Harold Whitaker Raymond Farnham Grant Potter Roy Hirtle Arthur Olson Joseph S. Murphy Baseball Albert S. Hudson Richard Casey Clarence E. Nordquist Lyndon W. Rhodes Harold Whitaker Richard Lucey Frank E. Greenhalgh Basketball George J. Malloy William Dawson Maurice V. Murphy Sherburne S. Sweetland William Antulonis James Holden Joseph S. Murphy ' Crack Frank E. 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C. THE; VICTORY - GRIST j i fjo Chapter of $f)t (CpSilon $ 3i Ijonorarp 99rmbcr C. Lester Coggins 1920 Samuel Harry Cohen Leonard James Kwasha 1921 Samuel Joseph Levy Louis Stillman Nathan Torgan, Jr. RHODE- lJlAND JfilE ©L1DGE pin l appa join lionorarp Jratcrnitp JFounbfb at dlnibrrfifitp of a ainf. 1S97 flctibc Cftaptcre University of Maine University of Tennessee Pennsylvania State College Massachusetts Agricultural College Delaware College Iowa State College University of Florida University of Nevada Rhode Island State College North Dakota Agricultural College University of Nebraska Georgia School of Technology Alabama Polytechnic Institute Kansas State Agricultural College Arizona Syracuse University New Mexico Washington 13 THE VICTORY ' GRIST lM)i lisappa |01jt Herman Churchill President George E. Adams Secretary Philip H. Wessels Treasurer faculty ‘Members Dr. Howard Edwards Professor John Barlow Professor George E. Adams M r. Andrew Edward Stene Professor Samuel H. 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Edwards Secretary: Gladys D. Gerstle 99rntbcrs Sigma ttappa Mildred E. Edwards Louise Damon Mary C. Campbell ©micron alpha alpha Amy A. Whitford Gladys D. Gerstle M. Gladys Tew 126 COLLEGE: in the WAD THE VICTORY ' GRIST S jtttlitarp Ijistory of ixliotic 3slanb tate College The very foundation of Rhode Island State College as a college is dependent on military training. When the college was founded the military department was organized into a company of Infantry which, for purpose of instruction, was divided into two sections for Artillery Drill. At first uniforms were worn constantly and military courtesy was maintained. Later this was changed so that uniforms were worn only at drill, and the Artillery Drill was dropped from the course. And so through the years Military Training has been carried on even when the popular sentiment of the students and others has been against it. It was not until the United States entered the World War in 1917 that any real good could be shown to have come out of this work. But with the war came a call for men qualified to train and lead other men in the fields of France. In January of that year a unit of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps was established in connection with the War Department. Captain Dove who had been in charge of the military work at the college was placed at the head of this unit. In May of the same year twenty-one of the under-graduates went to Plattsburg, where they were joined by a number of the alumni who had gone direct to the first Officers’ training school. ' At the same time several men left for other branches of the ser- vice, such as the Naval Reserve, Air Service, and The Marine Corps. This was but the beginning of the work for Rhode Island and in the two years that followed three hundred and twenty-nine men represented the college on the hill. Of this number twenty-three made the supreme sacrifice. Early in 1918, the fact that there were not enough trained mechanics in the army became apparent to the War Department. Consequently places where men could be trained along certain lines of work were sought. The colleges of the country seemed to be the ideal places. In accordance with the W ' ar Department plans the college year 1917-1918 was brought to a very sudden close on April 28, 1918. Then followed a few days of active work for the officers of the institution. In the time up to May 7, the arrangements for the Officers’ quarters, barracks, hospital, and military offices had to be made. Besides this mechanics from the trades had to be arranged for. At this time Captain Dove was detailed to the Plattsburg Camp for the summer and his place as head of the military department was taken by Captain (later Major) Dana. On the 7th of May 252 men from New Jersey arrived and from that time for eight weeks Major Dana and his staff of four assistant officers taught the men the 128 RHODE- lJlAND JTAJE ©LEGE rudiments of squads right and left, and the mechanics taught them the trades which they were to use at the army cantonments to which they were sent upon com- pletion of the course. After this unit had completed its work it was followed by another unit of 263 men from Massachusetts. The trades which these men learned were automobile mechanics and drivers (205), carpenters (143), electricians (84), machinists (42), and blacksmiths (41). The total number of men was 515. After the second unit had completed its work most of the men were sent to army can- tonments, but 73 men seemed to have become lost here, remaining until September 25. As was stated in the report of the Board of Managers the work was rendered somewhat difficult by the failure of the War Department to make clear what the men were here for, to be trained as soldiers or as mechanics. The Officers did not want to neglect the soldier part of the training, as their own promotion depended on their ability to train the men in that line of work. Between the 25th of September and the 1st of October, it was necessary to make other changes in preparation for the advent of The Students’ Army Training Corps. At this time that was an entirely new branch of army service and was intended to prepare men for the Central Officers’ Training Schools which had been instituted after the first Plattsburg Camp. Major Dana was relieved of command and his place taken by Captain Doheny, who was assisted by nine commissioned Officers from the training camp at Plattsburg. The opening of school and the enrollment of the men in the S. A. T. C. was postponed on account of the influenza which was so prevalent at that time. However on the tenth of October, 268 men were enrolled and began their duties at the college. The difficulties with the S. A. T. C. were caused by the frequent changes which were made in the course by the War Department. No settled policy was determined upon for the first few weeks and finally a plan to divide the students according to age into classes eighteen, nineteen and twenty years old was effected. Certain courses were required of the men in each of these classes and the work was very inferior to regular college work. Some of the men left here and went to Central Officers’ Training Schools in two groups, one of which left here on Armistice day. Of the men going to these camps a few stayed after the Armistice and obtained commissions in the reserve corps. The larger part of them however returned again and began the new term on January 2, 1920. At this time the R. O. T. C. was reestablished and Captain Dove was, through the efforts of President Edwards, returned to the college as Professor of Military Science and Tactics. During the rest of the year that followed several Officers who had served in the army enrolled in the R. 0 . T. C. and assisted Captain Dove in the work. He was also assisted by Lieutenant Wentz who was left here after the S. A. T. C. in charge of the supplies. His work was not completed until the middle of June when he had sent off the last of the remaining stores. In addition to its distinctly military work the college furnished many men and women for special war extension work in agriculture and home economics. 129 I THE VICTORY ' GRIST Harold Lincoln Gardiner — with 1907. Cavalry, U. S. Army. Served over- seas with 1st Army, Artillery, on Staff of Commanding General, 9th Army Corps. Frederick George Keyes B. S. 1906. Chief, Technical Division, Chemical Warfare Service. Served overseas. Recommended for D. S. I. Gassed, April, 1918. Walter Putnam Alexander — with 1898. Ordnance. Benjamin Howard Arnold — B. S. 1906. Engineers. Wesley Crowell Brigham — with 1917. 426 Infantry. Gilbert Ralph Cordin — B. S. 1916. Quartermaster’s Corps, Boston Depot. Jay Russell Ferry — B. S. 1907. Air Service, 105th Aero Squadron. Served over- Ralph Earle Glasheen B. S. 1916. Dept. Light Railways, Coast Artillery. Served overseas. Burton Kenneth Harris — B. S. 1911. 57th Artillery, C. A. C. Served over- seas. Clifford Dean Hindle — with 1912. 47th Artillery. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Lawrence Fuller Keith — B. S. 1915. Battery B, 335th Artillery. David Raymond Kellog — B. S. 1907. Ordnance Reserve. Inspection Division. Albert Edward McIntosh B. S. 1917. Co. C, 15th Cavalry. Served overseas. Wesley Clifton Miller B. S. 1915. Signal Corps Officer, 53d Artillery, C. A. C. and later on staff of Chief of Artillery. Served overseas. Arthur Jacob Minor — B. S. 1911. 1st Battalion, Headquarters, 21st Engineers. Served overseas. Raymond Murray — with 1919. 51st Artillery, C. A. C. Served overseas. Arthur John Patterson — B. S. 1912. 29th Engineers. Malford Wilcox Thewlis Special student, 1911. Medical Corps. Served overseas. Earl Walmsley — B. S. 1916. Co. L. 379th Infantry. LeRoy Allen Whittaker — B. S. 1915. Coast Artillery Corps, Hawaii. ARMY Majors Captains seas. 130 RHODE- ljlAND JTAIfe ©LIEGE .first lieutenants Richard Palmer Ash — with 1918. Pilot, Air Service. Served overseas. Frederick Otto Aspinwall— B. S. 1914. Quartermaster’s Corps, Bureau of Fire Prevention. Served overseas. Paul Dunham Barnard — with 1919. Co. F, 101st Ammunition Train, 26th Division. Served overseas. Melvin Hazard Brightman — with 1918. Infantry. Served overseas. Arthur Lincoln Clark — with 1918. Observer, 24th Aero Squadron, First Army Observation Group. Captured near Conflans, taken to Landshut, Germany. Released by Armistice. John William Cruickshank — with 1918. 28th Co., 7th Battalion, 151st Depot Brigade. Instructor, Radio School, Harvard. John Lachlan Daneker — with 1919. Co. A, 18th Infantry. Served overseas. Invalided home. Edgar George Davis — with 1913. Casual Engineer Officer. Served overseas. Cited for bravery, during operations against the St. Mihiel salient, on September 12-13, ! 9 l8 - “Having worked all night in the damming of the Rupt de Madt near Riche- court, he hastened on with the first wave of attacking infantry and, while under artillery fire, constructed a ford for the passage of the artillery.” Walter Brighton Davis with 1918. 39th Infantry. Served overseas. Severely wounded July 19, 1918. George Howard Fleck — with 1918. 1st Machine Gun Co., 18th Infantry. Served overseas. Cited for bravery, June, 1918. Wounded in action, September, 1918. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Awarded Croix de Guerre. Recom- mended for Distinguished Service Cross. James Thomas Fitzpatrick— with 1908. Infantry. Instructor, Central Infantry Officers’ Training School, Camp McArthur, Texas. Edward Grove Fletcher — with 1912. 103d Machine Gun Battalion, 26th Division. Served overseas. Thomas William Freeman — B. S. 1916. B. Co. 52d Infantry. Served overseas. Curtis Wolcott Gates — B. S. 191 5. Co. A, 309th Infantry. Served overseas. Harold Pearson Gibson — with 1920. Co. C, 23d Infantry. Served overseas. Wounded in action. October, 1918. Decorated with Croix de Guerre with silver star, May 9, 1919. Army of occupation, Germany. 1 3 1 THE VICTORY ' GR15T ' v “After the approbation of the commander-in-chief of the American Expedition- ary Force, the Marshal of France, commander-in-chief of the French Armies of the East, cites in Divisional Orders: ‘Lieutenant Harold P. Gibson, of the 23d U. S. Infantry Regiment. During the offensive operations of the 3d of October, 1918, near St. Etienne-aux-Armes, showed extreme disregard of danger in going to the succor of the wounded.’ ” G. O. 88 Hq. 2nd Div. A. E. F. December 31, 1918. “The names of and deeds performed by the following named officers and enlisted men of the division are published as being well worthy of emulation and praise. First Lieutenant Harold P. Gibson, 25th Infantry. “In the attack of October 4, 1918, near St. Etienne-Aux-Armes, France, led his company in an assault upon a strongly wired machine gun emplacement, behaving with extraordinary courage and coolness until severely wounded.” Frank Elmer Greenhalgh — with 1918. 312th Infantry, 78th Division. Served overseas. Edwin Douglas Hill — B. S. 1917. 315th Machine Gun Battery, 318th Infantry. Served overseas. Wounded October 2, 1918. Earle Joseph Hope — with 1919. Pilot, Air Service. Served overseas. Robert Willard Kent — B. S. 1911. Ordnance Department. George Pryce Kimball — with 1919. 301st Infantry. Prisoner of War Escort Co. 233. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Joseph Miller — with 1914. Go. G, 73d Infantry. Harold Quentin Moore — 1918. Co. F, 38th Infantry. Served overseas. Wounded by shrapnel and gassed, July, 1918. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Victory Ribbon (Five gold stars). Recommendation of Lieutenant . 0 . Moore for the Distinguished Service Cross. “During the entire day of July 15, 1918, Lieutenant Moore, who was Adju- tant, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry, repeatedly showed the greatest personal bravery by continually exposing himself to a murderous artillery bombard- ment to keep in working order the liaison units between companies on the front line and units on the flanks. Several times during the same day, under severe bombardment, he collected stragglers, messengers, etc., oganized them and put them in the front line. “On the morning of July 16, 1918, Lieutenant Moore asked to be allowed to take a patrol to Moulins. Though the town was under heavy artillery fire, he conducted the patrol through the town and vicinity, rescuing wounded men and getting them to first aid stations. 132 RtlODfr- HAND : jWt ©LIEGE — . 4 ‘ In continually performing duties that were not expected of him, in volunteering for and executing most hazardous tasks, all of them under terrific artillery and machine gun fire, Lieutenant Moore performed acts of conspicuous bravery and gallantry in action, an unusual devotion to duty and set a high standard for the men of his battalion.” Clifford Brewster Morrison — B. S. 1899. Sanitary Corps, U. S. Army. Ralph Mark O’Brien — with 1917. Infantry. Milton Harris Price — B. S. 1916. Cavalry. Phineas Munsell Randall- B. S. 1916. Field Artillery. Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier General Aultman, Chief of Artillery, Second Army. Served overseas. Henry Irving Riley — with 1918. Pilot, Air Service. Served overseas. In- valided home. Rust Scott — with 1916. Infantry. Hiram Jameson Smith — B. S. 1910. Co. C, 503d Service Battalion Engineers. Served overseas. Franklin Hoxsi e Springer with 1918. Co. B., 165th Infantry. Served over- seas. Wounded in action, July 1918, again wounded, November 7, 1918. Awarded Croix de Guerre. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Elliott Raymond Thorpe with 1918. Infantry. Served overseas. Assistant to Provost Marshal, Military Police, at Paris. Theose Elwin Tillinghast — B. S. 1917. Pilot, Air Service. Served overseas. Captured and imprisoned by Germans at Valenciennes, September, 1918. Made adventurous escape to Holland. Thomas Victory — B. S. 1916. Coast Artillery Corps. Ashbell Russell Welles B. S. 1917. Balloon Observer, Air Service. Served overseas. Detailed for special agricultural work in France. ferconb Hirutrnantd James Hilton Aldred — B. S. 1914. Field Artillery. Edwin Anderson — with 1914. Infantry. Charles Enoch Angilly — B. S. 1911. 20th Engineers. Served overseas. Harold Congdon Anthony B. S. 1917. Co. F, 167th Infantry. Served over- seas. Wounded in action, October, 1918. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Detailed as student at University of Glasgow. Henry Barton, Jr. — B. S. 1918. nth Ammunition Train, Field Artillery. Allan Souther Beale — with 1912. Pilot, Air Service. Theodore Albert Benish— with 1918. Co. II, 8 1 1 th Pioneer Infantry. Served overseas. 133 THE - VICTORY ' GRIST ' • Norman Harrison Borden — B. S. 1915. Field Artillery. Ralph Ernest Brierley — with 1919. Infantry. Ralph Herbert Brownell — with 1909. Ordnance Department, Reserves. Edward James Butler — 1920. Infantry 1st Co., 154th Depot Brigade. Frederick Wyllys Caldwell — Special student, 1910-12. Pilot, 48th Aero Squadron, First Provisional Wing. Served Panama Zone. Frank Lysander Chapin with 1919. Royal Flying Corps. Served in England. Lloyd Robert Clowes — with 1918. Pilot, Air Service. Instructor. Carl Lafayette Coleman — B. S. 1915. 16th Co., 4th Development Battalion, 154th D. B. Cedric Hamlin Collins — with 1914. 3d Battalion, 73d Coast Artillery. Served overseas. Samuel Green Colwell with 1919. Aviation Section, Naval Reserve. Served overseas. John Jerome Condon — with 1918. Battery C, 53d Field Artillery. Clarence John Conyers — B. S. 1916. Observer, 18th Balloon Co. Served overseas. William Stanton Cook with 1919. Infantry. William Dawson — with 1918. 85th Regiment, Field Artillery, Assistant Personel Adjutant in Demobilization. Earle Sumner Day — with 1920. Pilot, Air Service. John Edward Duffy — with 1902. Medical Corps, Infantry. Lawrence Knight Ebbs- Two-year Agricultural Student, 1912-14. Head- quarters Troop, 32d Division, U. S. Cavalry. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Wounded twice. Robert Allen Ebbs B. S. 1917. 534th Engineers. Served overseas. Waldo Daniel Emery with 1920. Pilot, Air Service. George Andrew Fearn with 1918. Co. B, 116th Supply Train, Infantry. Served overseas. Dean Blenus Fraser- B. S. 1916. Pilot, Air Service. Technical Section, Department Military Aeronautics. Milton Warren Gardner — with 1920. Infantry. Machine Gun. Harold Adino Gardner with 1920. Supply Officer, Air Service. Attached to 134th Aero Squadron. Lucius Warren Guernsey, Jr. — Two-year Agricultural Student, 1914-15. Pilot, 1 68th Aero Squadron. Served overseas. Promoted to Flight Commander while on Lorraine Front, France. Carlisle Hall B. S. 1915. Field Artillery. Served overseas. 1 34 RHODE- ljlAND fr SJE (DL1DGE • w— • Ralph Eldon Harrington — with 1919. 1st Provisional Battalion, 1st Depot Division. Served overseas. Clinton Dexter Hawkins- B. S. 1917. Co. A, 30th Machine Gun Battalion, 10th Division. Albert Sprague Hudson — with 1919. Co. D, 26th Machine Gun Battalion, Infantry. Walter Colwell Irons — B. S. 1913. F. A. Observer. Air Service. John Louis Jackowitz — B. S. 1915. Observer, 42d Balloon Co. Served over- seas. In Argonne-Meuse Drive. Daniel Waldo Jones — with 1918. C. A. C. Served overseas. Leslie Arthur Keegan — with 1918. Pilot. Air Service. Alfred Patrick Kivlin B. S. 1915. Co. C, 1st Engineers. Served overseas. Wounded in action, August, 1918; invalided home. James Edward Knott, Jr. — with 1919. Pilot, Air Service. Instructor. Frank Joseph Lenox — B. S. 1915. Infantry. William Emanuel Lewis — B. S. 1916. 49th Machine Gun Battalion. George Emile Lussier — -B. S. 1916. Field Artillery. Daniel Joseph Lynch — B. S. 1918. Co. E, 109th Engineers, 34th Division. Served overseas. George Joseph Malloy — with 1918. Coast Artillery. Numax Allen Marteli. with 1918. Coast Artillery. Served overseas. Cyril Mercer May — with 1914. Machine Gun, Infantry. Daniel Bartlett McKenzie with 1919. 1 1 th Co. Discharge Unit, Infantry. John Edward Meade B. S. 1915. Field Artillery. William Wheatley Mowry — with 1911. Sanitary Corps. X-Ray Division. James Aloysius Murphy — with 1918. Headquarters Co., 73d Infantry. 12th Division. Served overseas. Joseph George Nathanson — with 1914. Infantry. Joseph Elton Nichols — B. S. 1915. Field Artillery. Clarence Edward Nordquist — with 1920. Field Artillery. Harry Oscar Valdemar Nordquist — B. S. 1915. Coast Artillery. Charles Edward Perry — with 1921. Co. C, 5th Infantry. Walliam Francis Redding — B. S. 1913. Infantry. Torpedoed off Atlantic coast, while on trip to United States from Porto Rico. Philip Edwin Scott — with 1919. Field Artillery. Albert Peckham Sisson — with 1920. Infantry. Frederick Charles Thatcher Slauson — with 1919. Pilot, 1 ith Aero Squadron, 1st Day Bombardment Group. Served overseas. 135 1 THE: -VICTORY- GRIST Arthur Willis Suddard — with 1921. Infantry. Frank Edward Tabor with 1915. Coast Artillery Corps Alexander Raymond Thompson — with 1921. Pilot, Air Service. Instructor. Anthony Veneziale — with 1920. Infantry. James Russell Walsh — with 1918. Engineer Officer, Air Service. George Lincoln Waugh — with 1919. Infantry. Earl Clifton Webster B. S. 1914. Infantry. John Douglass Wiley — with 1920. Bomber, Air Service. Sergeants Harry Benjamin Albro — with 1911. 37th Division. Served overseas. Horace Kelsey Atkins— with 1919. U. S. Army School of Aerial Photography. Frank Alexander Boyce -Two year Agricultural Student, 1916-18. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Edward Anthony Comber with 1910. Co. A, 56th Engineers. Served over- seas. Wounded at Angivillers, August, 1918. William Girard Cronin with 1920. Field Artillery, Officers’ Training Camp. Henry Fales Daniels — B. S. 1916. Battery F, 307th Field Artillery, 78th Divi- sion. Served overseas. Kenneth Ross Dennis — with 1916. Company C, 103d Machine Gun Battalion, 52d Brigade, 26th Division. Served overseas. Carroll Augustus Durfee — with 1917. Infantry. Max Glaubman — with 1921. Jewish Legion, British Army. LaRoy Grant Harris — Two-year Agricultural Student, 1913-15. Air Service. John Foster Holmes — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. George Henry Kerr — with 1918. Infantry. Jackson Berry Lewis — with 1918. Base Hospital, No. 8. Served overseas. Charles Everett Mason — with 1918. Co. D, 74th Engineers. Served overseas. Frank Harry Meyer— with 1915. Battery E, 55th Artillery, Coast Artillery. Served overseas. Made 1st Sergeant at Argonne Front. Theodore Andrew Palmer B. S. 1916. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Philip Riback Two year Agricultural Student, 1909. 29th Co., Coast Artillery. Served overseas. Louis Rossi B. S. 1914. Chief Engineer’s Office, First Army. Served overseas. Harold Burlen Smith- B. S. 1917. 5th Co., Coast Artillery. Joseph Wansker- B. S. 1918. Water Analysis Laboratory, Chemical Warfare Service. Base Section, No. 7, Served overseas. Howard Cornelius ess els with 1918. Motor Transport Corps. Served overseas. Detailed as student to Birkbeck College, University of London. 136 RHODE;- IJlAND JTAtt (DL1BGE Corporals Albert Stanley Cross with 1919. 45th Co., 12th Battalion, 151st Depot Brigade. Edmund Cecil Eastwood — with 1919. Battery C, 307th Field Artillery. Served overseas. Oscar Eugene Hanson — tvith 1920. Battery F, 66th Artillery. Served over- seas. George Merchant Harnden — with 1918. Military Police 202. Served over- seas. Moses Christie Lowry — with 1920. Co. F, 301st Engineers, 76th Division. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Henry Edmund Medbery — B. S. 1916. Medical Department, Base Hospital, No. 6. Served overseas. Detailed as student to University of Toulouse. Ralph Langly Parker B. S. 1915. Co. F, 301st Supply Train, Infantry. Served overseas. Detailed as student to University College of Wales. John Premo — with 1916. 103d Field Artillery Band, 26th Division. Served overseas. Carlton Webb Short — B. S. 1916. Battery B, 103d Field Artillery, 26th Divi- sion. Served overseas. Cited by Major General Clarence R. Edwards for bravery during the second battle of the Marne, July 16-August 4, 1918. “During the advance of the 26th Division and other divisions who they supported from July 16th to August 4th, during the second battle of the Marne, your gallant conduct and devotion to duty in the field at all times and especially on July 22, 1918 while establishing communications under heavy enemy fire at Bezu, was favorably reported by your regimental and brigade commanders.” Irving Smith Tillotson —with 1917. Headquarters Train, Rainbow Division. Served overseas. Vernon James Wilbourn — with 1919. Headquarters Co., 345th Infantry, 87th Division. Served overseas; detailed to Officers’ Training School, in France. lOribatcs Roland Gould Albro — with 1916. Battery E, 55th Artillery, C. A. C. In second battle of Marne; operations on Vesle, Meuse-Argonnc Offensive. Harold Stuart Arnold — with 1919. Battery C, 25th Light Field Artillery. Walter Bennett Arnold — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Harold James Hall Baker — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. 137 THE VICTORY ' GRIST Sprague Sanborn Baker — with 1919- Cadet, Air Service. Aero Observers School, graduate. Miles Baldwin — Two-year Agricultural Student, 1913-15. Infantry. W illiam Mackay Barclay — Two-year Agricultural Student, 1913-15. Motor Transport Corps. Served overseas. Lucius Charles Barrows — with 1916. Master Signal Electrician, Technical Section, Air Service. Served overseas. Francis Lincoln Biggs — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Harold Carlton Bloxham — with 1921. Battery B, 66th Artillery, C. A. C. Served overseas. Frederic Robinson Briggs — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Robert Brindle, Jr. — with 1914. Aero mechanic, 225th Aero Squadron. Served in training camps in England and Scotland. Fred William Bristol — Infantry. Rueben Wendell Brown — with 1919. Co. D, 426 Telegraph Battalion, Signal Corps. Lorne Atwood Cameron — B. S. 1918. Cadet, Air Service. William Louis Carlson — with 1908. 25th Artillery. Coast Artillery Corps. Mark Anselm Cassidy — Short Course 1913-14. 27th Co., Engineers. (Forestry). Served overseas. Instructor in Army Education Commission. Leo Lawrence Cella — with 1920. Battery A, 41st Railroad Artillery. Eugene Chester Chmielewski — with 1919. Infantry. Served overseas. Cap- tured by Germans at Siecheprey and taken to Germany. April 20, 1918. Released by Armistice. Horace Wilbur Clarke — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Bernard Ambrose Connelly — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. George Hazen Davis — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Lloyd Warren Davis — with 1918. Air Service. Leslie Lincoln Dunham — B. S. 1917. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Wilfred Ross Easterbrooks — B. S. 1917. Battery A, 103d Regiment, Field Artillery, 57th Brigade, 26th Division. Served overseas. Injured while serving as motor-cycle dispatch bearer in France. Clarence Bland Edwards — with 1912. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Carl Edwin Fritz — with 1919. Gunner, 8th Canadian Siege Battery. Served overseas. Edward Henry Gamble — with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Paul Gardner — with 1918. Searchlight Division, Signal Corps. Irving Goldstein — with 1919. 308th Field Artillery, Battery A. Served over- seas. 138 RtlODb IjiAND (5LIEGE Arthur Edmond Haslam — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Russell Cheney Hawes— with 1920. Battery A, Field Artillery, 103d Regiment, 51st Brigade, 26th Division. Served overseas. Samuel James Henderson -Two-year Engineering Student, 1910-11. Co. B, 301st Engineers. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Paul Noyes Hillard — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Charles Potter Holley — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Henry Clinton Kelley — B. S. 1916. Co. K, 23d Engineers. Served overseas. Rudolph Horton Kohlberg — with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Howard Maxwell Laity- with 1916. Battery A, 101st Field Artillery, 26th Division. Served overseas. John Francis Leslie — Two-year agricultural student, 1912-14. Co. E, 409th Telegraph Battalion, Signal Corps. Served Overseas. George Edward Luther — with 1918. Chemical Warfare Service. Lester William Lloyd — B. S. 1916. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Ian Philip Macdonald — with 1920. Machine Gun Company. Officers’ Train- ing School. James Lawrence Malloy — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Howard Earl Marx with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Anthony Nicholas Mitchell — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. James Albert Mitchell — with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Joseph Stephen Murphy — with 1921. Cadet, Air Service. Maurice Vincent Murphy — with 1919. Cadet, Air Service. Orville Duane Murphy — Two year Agricultural student, 1913-15. Co. D, 314th Infantry, 79th Division. Served overseas, in front line at Argonne and Verdun. Gassed November 6, 1918. James O’Brien with 1921. Field Artillery Officers’ Training Camp. Christopher James O’Byrne — with 1920. Battery D, Coast Artillery Corps. Earl Geer Palmer — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Harold Charles Pearson — with 1919. Cadet, Air Service. Charles Daniel Peckham — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Roland Taylor Pihl — with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Edward James Quinn — with 1918. Co. D, 103d Machine Gun Battalion. Served overseas. Lawrence Austin Records with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Ernest Elmer Redfern — B. S. 1917. First Ordnance Supply Company. Homer Ransom Rowell— B. S. 1916. Infantry. Served overseas. Abraham Schuman — with 1920. Egyptian Expeditionary Force. British Army. 139 THE; VICTORY- GRIST Walter Curtis Senior with 1915. Medical Corps. Served overseas. Isaac Thornton Sherman with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. James Benjamin Spencer with 1917. Musician, second-class, Coast Artillery. Albert Stone — B. S. 1918. Junior chemist. Chemical Warfare Service. Re- search Division. Russell IIerndon Sweet— with 1916. Battery A, 103d Field Artillery, 26th Division. Served overseas. Richard Christie Taft — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. Joseph Gardiner Tew — B. S. 1917. Chemical Warfare Service, Infantry. George Atherton Thatcher with 1918. Ambulance Corps. Served overseas. Awarded Croix de Guerre, with star, May 8, 1918. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Albert Angell Thornton with 1919. Candidate, Officers’ Traning School. Nathan Torgen, Jr. — with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. George Trimble — with 1917. U. S. Army Ambulance Service, Section 603. Served on Italian front. Awarded Italian War Cross, February 26, 1919. Harvey Robert Turner — B. S. 1914. 13th Battalion, 151st Depot Brigade. William Theodore Tweedell — with 1919. Cadet, Naval Air Service. Senior Wade — with 1921. Cadet, Air Service. Frederick Elbert Walker — with 1919. Medical Corps, Hospital Unit, No. 4. Served in camp in Ireland. Harold Colville Warden with 1917. Medical Department, 19th Field Artil- lery. Served overseas. In Army of Occupation, Germany. Harold Earle Whitaker — with 1921. Battery F. 30th Regiment. Coast Artillery Corps. Henry Alexander Whitcomb with 1920. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. William Joseph Williamson- with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. William Havens Wood — with 1919. 101st Regiment, Field Artillery Supply Co. 53d Brigade, 26th Division. Served overseas. Wounded severely, summer of 1918. Angelo Joseph Zerbarini — with 1921. Candidate, Officers’ Training School. [40 RHODE- IJlAND JTAIE OLIBGE ?tuDents’ rim draining (Corps Henry Frederick Baacke — 1921 Leo Joseph Battel — 1921 Dorald Dewey Beasley — 1920 Francis Pierce Brightman — 1921 Wayland McColley Burgess 1919 Daniel Olney Cargill 1919 William Brown Carnie 1920 Edward Leroy Carpenter — 1919 Philip Martin Carpenter — 1919 Everett Adams Copeland — 1920 Vincent Anthony D’Atri — 1921 Edwin Baker Davis- 1921 Albert Mitchell Famiglietti 1921 Harold Matthew Fenwick — 1920 Frederick John Flynn — 1921 W t hitney Eastman Greene 1920 Charles Tew Hildreth — 1919 Albert Henry Holley — 1921 Arthur Tucker Holley — 1919 Howard Verno n Kenyon — 1921 Leonard James Kwasiia — 1920 Samuel Joseph Levy 1921 Samuel Allen McKee — 1920 Pasqualino Martelli — 1921 Walter Webster Moore — 1921 Joseph Edward O’Neil — 1921 Philip Dewey Papalia — 1920 Rocco Pezzullo — 1921 Thurston Waldemar Peterson — 1919 Thomas Patrick Regan — 1921 David Reid, Jr. — 1921 Eugene Francis Robitaille — 1920 Albert Michael Rossi — 1920 John Joseph Sekowski — 1921 Isaac Willard Smith — 1921 Herbert Elmer Spink — 1920 Louis Stillman — 1921 Arthur John Tuzio — 1921 Charles Howard Wales — 1921 William Earl Wilmot — 1921 i-M THE: -VICTORY- GRIgT) NAVY Uteutrnant ' Commantirt George Guinness B. S. 1917. Transport Service. Executive Officer. “Santa Elisa”. Cnsigns Frank Howard Baxter— B. S. 1914. Navy. Cruised to South America. Carl Vincent Brucker — with 1918. Transport Service. Seth Atherton Caldwell — with 1914. Naval Reserve. Bailey Jordan Cornell with 1902. Deck Ensign, Naval Reserve. Winfred West Demay — with 1918. Naval Reserve. James Joseph Devine — B. S. 1918. Naval Reserve. William F.arl Dodge — B. S. 1915. Executive Officer on submarine chaser No. 294. Naval Reserve. Emmett Joseph Driscoll — with 1920. Naval Reserve. George Henry Fairbanks — with 1918. Transport Service, Naval Reserve. William Augustus Flynn— B. S. 1917. Naval Reserve. Ralph William Gibbs — with 1918. Naval Reserve. Perry Horton Baker Hopkins — with 1919. Naval Reserve. Harold Mitchell Jackson — with 1914. Naval Reserve. Seth Frederick Hadley Lagerstadt — B. S. 1916. Naval Reserve. David Hood Livingston — with 1919. Naval Reserve. Kenneth LeRoy Northup— with 1919. Naval Reserve. W illiam Randall with 1908. U. S. Navy. U. S. Submarine Tender “Alert”. aldo Reiner B. S. 1913. Naval Reserve, Bureau of Yards and Docks. Served overseas. George Edwin Slocum — B. S. 1913. Naval Reserve. Oliver Hazard Stedman — with 1916. Naval Reserve. Mark Tordoff with 1921. Pay Corps, Naval Reserve, Transport Service. Myron Griffin Tucker — with 1916. U. S. Navy. William Joseph Walker — with 1920. Aviation Section, U. S. Navy. William Harry Webb — B. S. 1914. Naval Reserve. Lester Earl Wells — with 1919. 3d Lieutenant of Engineers, U. S. Coast Guard. Harold Kenneth Wilder — with 1918. Naval Reserve. In command of sub- marine chaser, No. 258, operating in European waters. 142 RHODE- tfiAND jrAlE- (DL1BGE (InlistfU IDcreonnd William Emerson Angell — with 1921. Radio Department, Naval Reserve. Alfred Gould Benjamin — with 1919. Electrician, Naval Reserve. Cruised on so-called “Mystery Ship”, U. S. S. “Charles A. Whittemore”. Manuel Serge Bloom — with 1920. 1st Class Yeoman, No. 4, Base Hospital. Joseph Powers Boynton — with 1919. Pharmacists Mate, 2nd Class. Albertus Bruce Brown — with 1918. Radio Operator, Naval Reserve. Thomas Clarke Brown, Jr., with 1908. Bandmaster, Naval Reserve. Harold William Browning B. S. 1914. Chief Gunner’s Mate, Naval Reserve. Carl Amos Burdick — with 1919. In Mine Detail, Naval Reserve. On mine- layer “Saranac,” operating in European waters. Roy Porter Call — with 1918. Pharmacist’s Mate, Naval Reserve. Ernest Alan Campbell — with 1922. Machinist Naval Reserve. Israel Caplan — with 1919. Naval Reserve. Samuel Harry Cohen — with 1920. Torpedo man, Third Class Gummer, Naval Reserve. Harry Franklin Crandall — with 1920. Hospital Apprentice 1st Class. Dalton Packard Crossman — with 1919. Naval Reserve. Edwin Marshall Deery — with 1921. Naval Reserve. Oscar Dougald Dickie — with 1919. Naval Reserve. Dudley St. Clair Donnelly — with 1919. Naval Reserve. John Vincent Duggan — with 1913. 1st Class Yeoman, Pay Department, Naval Reserve. Arthur Carlton Farnham — with 1918. Chief Machinist’s Mate, Naval Reserve. Joseph William Finn — with 1920. Naval Reserve. Albert Henry Francis— Two-Year Agricultural Student, 1916-18. Musician 2nd Class, Second Naval District Reserve Band. Philip Edwards Freeman — with 1913. Seaman 2nd Class. Naval Reserve. Henry Stillman Gates — with 1920. Quartermaster, second class, Naval Reserve. William Murray Gates — with 1921. Quartermaster, second class, Naval Reserve. William Rudolph Haas — Two year Agricultural Student, 1912-14. Naval Cadet, Naval Auxiliary Reserve. Charles Gerald Hart — with 1921. Seaman, Naval Reserve. Harold William Hawxhurst — with 1913. Pay-roll yeoman. Naval Reserve. Patrick Charles Henry — with 1918. Wireless operator, Naval Reserve. 143 THE: ' VICTORY- GRIST Max Kaufman — with 1920. Naval Reserve. Howard Preston Knight — with 1919. Electrician, on mine detail, Naval Reserve. Served overseas. Walter Knowles — B. S. 1909. Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class. Raymond Charles LaPerche — with 1921. Radio, Naval Reserve. Thomas Maliff — with 1920. Pharmacist’s Mate, 2nd Class. Naval Reserve. Transport Service. Leo Clement Monahan — with 1919. Chief Pharmacist’s Mate, Hospital Corps, Naval Reserve. Chester Raymond Nichols — with 1921. Naval Reserve. Fred Gavin Reid — with 1919. Pharmacist’s Mate, Naval Reserve. On Mine- layer in North Sea. Malcolm Francis Rooney— with 1919. Chief Machinist’s Mate, Naval Reserve. Transport Service. Douglas Seabury — with 1919. Seaman, Merchant Marine. Lester Lawrence Smith — with 1918. Naval Reserve. On Mine-layer, oper- ating in North Sea. Elmer Ernest Steeves — with 1921. Seaman, Naval Reserve. Charles MacManus Sullivan — with 1919. Seaman, Naval Reserve. Jesse Cottrell Tefft — B. S. 1895. Boatswain, Naval Reserve. On Mine- sweeper, operating on Atlantic coast. Nathaniel Dewey Wells — with 1921. Radio Service, Naval Reserve. Arthur Wild — with 1917. Naval Reserve. MARINE CORPS Captains Donald John Kendall— B. S. 1917. 7th Regiment, 59th Co., U. S. Marine Corps. Served in Cuba. Samuel Eugene Lawrence — B. S. 1917. 158th Co., 1st Regiment, 8th Pro- visional Brigade, U. S. Marine Corps. Served in Cuba. Albert Alphonse Leboeuf — B. S. 1917. 49th Co., 5th Regiment, U. S. Marine Corps. Served as Assistant Provost Marshal at Paris. Wounded in action November, 1918. James Hugh Williamson — B. S. 1917. 185th Co., 2nd Provisional Brigade, U. S. Marine Corps. Served in Dominican Republic. 144 RHODE- tflAND -JrAlE- ©LIEGE ftonb lieutenant Vincent Case Young- B. S. 1915. Pilot, 1st Marine Aviation Force, U. S. Marine Corps. Served overseas. Corporal Joseph Edward Holleran — with 1921. U. S. Marine Corps. iDribate Frank Reid — with 1920. Transport Service, U. S. Marine Corps. S. S. George Washington. Wi. £ . public health rrbice Henry Arthur Bartels B. S. 1917- Bacteriologist, with rank of Second Lieutenant. Cantonment Zone, La. Irma Rath bun Edmiston- B. S. 1918. Laboratory Technician, Bacteriology Department, Camp Bowie, Texas. Marguerite White Elkins — B. S. 1913. Bacteriologist, Camp Hancock, Ga. Bertha May Heath — B. S. 1910. Laboratory Technician, U. S. General Hospital, New York City. Susie Stanton Wood — B. S. 1913. Dietitian, Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, N. H. potmg fflen’s Christian Association James Baldwin Physical Director. U. S. Army Athletic Director, serving over- Lester Wells Boardman —Professor of English Literature. ith Khaki Uni- versity. Served overseas. Caleb Belcher Flagg — with 1902. Secretarial work, Executive Office, Paris, F ranee. Reuben Wallace Peckham — B. S. 1894. Secretarial work, France. Harold Francis Thayer — with 1914. Physical Director, Camp Shelby, Mis- sissippi. American l cb Cross Helen Wheeler Ford — B. S. 1914. Reconstruction and canteen work, in France. John Kenyon Lamond — B. S. 1907. Associate Director, in charge Home Service, Department Military Relief, Pennsylvania-Delaware Division. HS THE ‘VICTORY- GRIST uinmarp Rhode Island men in service 329 Overseas 135 At home 194 Army: Majors 2 Captains 18 First Lieutenants 38 Second Lieutenants 72 - 130 Navy: Lieutenant-Commander 1 Ensigns 26 27 Marine Corps: Captains 4 Second Lieutenant 1 5 Total Officers 162 Died in Service 23 Wounded in action 15 Cited for bravery 1 j 146 RHODE- INLAND JT SJE- ©LIBGE C i ' student Council Frederick R. Briggs President Clarence E. Nordquist Vice-President Harold E. Whitaker Secretary Edwin H. Deery Treasurer 1920 Frederick R. Briggs John W. Cruickshank William Dawson James E. Knott, Jr. Numan A. Martell George J. Malloy Maurice V. Murphy Clarence E. Nordquist Elizabeth Stillman Amy Whitford Members 1923 George A. Chandler Caroline Tabor 1921 Flora Anderson Henry F. Baacke Edwin H. Deery Samuel McKee James O’Brien Harold E. Whitaker 1922 Edwin H. Coker Martha Smith The Student Council was organized in 1904, with a membership of six, con- sisting of two Seniors, two Juniors and one representative from each of the other classes. The object of the council was to foster a greater sense of responsibility in the student body. During the past year it has been re-organized and the membership increased to twenty. The scope of work has been broadened, and through its committees — executive, activities, judiciary (men), judiciary (women), athletics and social room, and college development — the council is able to exert its influence in all phases of college life. With the admittance of the women to the general council, the women’s council ceases to function, since its work is done by the Women’s Judiciary Committee. 149 THE VICTORY ' GRI5T lee Club Hra rr Roland T. Pihl, ’20. Soloist George W. Wood, ’22 Manager Roland T. Pihl, ’20 Director John B. Archer Accompanist Urbain B. J. Lavoie, ’23 Quartette George W. Wood, ’22 Laurence W. LaBree, ’23 Chester P. Coggeshall, ’23 Roland T. Pihl, ’20 The Glee Club was first organized in 1899, and has since then played a promi- nent part in the social life of the college. During the past year several sings were held, but the club made no trips as was done before the war. 150 RHODE:- 1 tAND :Mt ( LIEGE Utrturt Sssoctatton 43rrsidrnt Kenneth L. Northup rrrctarp=Urca 0 urrr Fred R. Pember Pillage Member Herbert C. Wells Piff=Pre 0 ibent Louise E. Damon Jfacultp 9£rmbcr Helen E. Peck Program 1919=1920 November 5, 1919 — The Harp Vocal Ensemble. February 18, 1920 — The Crawford Adams Company. The program of the year, though consisting of fewer numbers than customary, represented quality rather than quantity. The Harp Vocal Ensemble was perhaps the better of the two. The entertainers were accomplished musicians and rendered high grade selections in a very pleasing manner. The Crawford Adams Company, though not quite such finished performers, were good and gave a very interesting and original program. RUOD lJlAND ;(WI: ©LIEGE J £ljr Renton Cbitor=in=Cf)icf Frederick R. Briggs, ’20 93anaging Cbitor Howard B. Smith, ’20 Associate Boarb Esther W. Peterson ’20 Elsie L. Tuackray, ’20 IsREAL CaPLAN, ’20 Clarence E. Nordquist, ’20 Mildred E. Edwards, ’20 Henry E. Baacke, ’21 i-ictos Department J. Wallace Peckham, ’21 Irving Churchill, ’22 James Kwasha, ’20 Doris Kinne, ’22 Elizabeth Davis, ’21 Clifford Mosher, ’22 Business Manager William B. Carnie, ’20 AtJbcrtising Manager Subscription Manager Walter W. Moore, ’21 Marsden Earle, ’22 Circulation Manager Clarence Marshall, ’22 153 ! THE: VICTORY- GRlgT Bebattng octetp Howard B. Smith President Esther W. Peterson Vice-President Amy A. Whitford Secretary The Society was organized and officers elected shortly after college opened in January, 1919. Very little work was accomplished because of the fact that College was so late in starting its actual working schedule. Under the pressure required for the students to complete, as nearly as possible, a year’s work in the few short months, very little time was available for outside activities, and no definite debating schedule was attempted. •54 V-W c Elizabeth Stillman, ’20 President Louise Baker, ’20 Pice-President Flora Anderson, ’21 Secretary Charlotte Haupt, ’22 Treasurer The Y. W. C. U. is an organization, the purpose of which is to further the interests of young women students, both religiously and socially. Meetings are held once a week, when some speaker addresses the gathering on a topic of current interest. But that is not all. The annual reception for the Freshmen is given in September under the auspices of the Y. W. C. U. and Y. M. C. A. A very success- ful bazaar for the benefit of the Red Cross was held in December. Fairs and com- munity socials are not among the least of its successes. It can truthfully be said that a great deal of benefit is to be deriv ed from the Y. W. C. U. 55 YMCA Charles H. Wales President Milton W. Gardiner Pice-President Daniel O. Cargili Secretary-Treasurer After the opening of the college in January, 1919, the Y. M. C. A. was organ- ized in as near the same form as before the war interrupted its progress. For the first time, the local Y. M. C. A. provided some form of regular enter- tainment for the student body, in the form of moving pictures. The college was represented at the Northfield Conference for the first time in many years. 156 James E. Knott, Jr President Edmund C. Eastwood Pice-President Albert P. Sisson Secretary Douglas B. Seabury Treasurer The Agricultural Club of the Rhode Island State College was founded in 1907. This year it is organized with a strong and loyal crowd of supporters. The object of the club is to promote agriculture and further the interests of the members along agricultural lines. Meetings are held weekly. Every other meeting the club presents a motion picture of some phase of agricultural endeavor, which is instruc- tive for the members of the club and of interest to the rest of the college com- munity. At the rest of the meetings, members of the faculty and eminent agri- culturists have spoken on various subjects. A “Heck Ball” was given by the club in April, which proved to be an interest- ing inovation. 157 £f)ot c HlslantJ tatc College ocietp of Jttrcljnmcal engineers Horace W. Clarke, ’20 .President Samuel McKee, ’20 Vice-President Edwin H. Coker, ’22 .Secretary and Treasurer The Society of Mechanical Engineers was founded February 17, 1915. Due to the war interest was lacking until this year. On December 2, 1919, the society was reorganized and a new constitution was adopted. The object of this society is to promote an interest in the arts and sciences connected with engineering and mechanical construction. The principal means for accomplishing this purpose shall be the holding of meetings for the reading and discussion of papers relating to the above subjects. Among other lectures given this year, was one by Pres. H. W. Clark with the aid of stereopticon slides obtained from the F. W. D. Motor Truck Company. The Society has not as yet become affiliated with the national organization, but this step may be taken after the club is older. Meetings are held the first Monday night in each month. 158 Electrical Engineer -v jessesaa In 1913 the Rhode Island State College Society of Electrical Engineers became affiliated with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, developing into a strong organization by the spring of 1917. Since the reopening of college the society has not reorganized. 159 Civil n iin ‘ T John W. Cruickshank, ’20. Joseph O’Neill, ’21 Joseph B. Byrnes, ’22 Louis E. Pastorini, ’22. . . . President V ice-President Secretary .Treasurer The Civil Engineer’s Club was organized in 1915. The meetings are held monthly. This plan was put into effect in order that good speakers might be obtained for the club. Men were brought here from the Barrett Cement Company, the Portland Cement Company and from several other firms. The aims of the club are to acquaint men in the course with the manufacture of the materials with which they arc to work later, and keep them in touch with the progress of the Civil Engineering world. 160 Leonard J. Kwasha, ’20 President Carl E. Fritz, ’21 . Secretary George Luther, ’20 Treasurer James O’Brien, ’21 Librarian In the rush of last year the Chemical Society was, like the most of the organiza- tions, practically out of existence. It was, however, started in the fall and has been doing very well with its bi-weekly meetings. The Society is fortunate in having the Chemical Faculty interested in it. Professors Jackson and Ince have given very interesting talks before the Society this year. A new feature of the Society is the Librarian. His duties are to look over the current chemical magazines and to make a res ume of the interesting and profitable articles for the members. A Committee was appointed to assist any of the members in obtaining work either temporary or permanent. The Society is open to any student interested in chemistry although the officers are limited to the two upper classes. 161 | THE: ' VICTORY- GRIST JPlanfeet ®ax Committer Arthur E. Haslam Baseball Manager Richard C. Taft Football Manager Henry F. Baacke Track Manager Albert H. Holley Basketball Manager Howard B. Smith Beacon Manager Frederick R. Briggs President of Student Council Roland T. Pihl Manager of Tennis Roland T. Pihl Manager of Glee Club Kenneth Northup President of Lecture Association JFacultp ‘stSrmbrrs Marshall H. Tyler, Chairman John Barlow, Secretary and Treasurer Royal L. Wales Fred Murray t so RHODE:- HAND ;ME ©HB0B Commantiant Captain Alfred S. Knight, Inf., U. S. A. Staff Milton W. Gardiner Major Harold F. Kern Ist Lieut - and Adjutant A. Gordon Adams Battalion Sergeant Major Compart? a Company S Walter W. Moore Captain Vernon J. Wilbourn Frank H. Totman ist Lieutenant Vinal Hastings Peter L. Simonini 2d Lieutenant Frederick M. Rhodes, Jr. THE ‘VICTORY ' GRIST i§ rijolastic honors 1918=1919 Jfinal Donors for Coursr Diffb Donors Daniel Olney Cargill Priscilla DaCosta Smith Donors Wayland McColley Burgess Albert Angell Thornton Donors for tfjr $rar Senior Edward Leroy Carpenter Ruhamah Robinson Nichols Daniel Olney Cargill Philip Martin Carpenter Junior Whitney Eastman Green Elizabeth Stillman Frederic Robinson Briggs Sophomore Joseph Edward O’Neill Harold James Hall Baker Charles Howard Wales Pasquale Martelli Joseph Wallace Peckham Irving Lester Churchill Helen Louise Tabor Harold Edward Martin Angelo Mario Gencarello Edwin Harold Coker John Philip Snyder JFrrohman Wallace Irving Pope Arthur Herman Fischer Edward Louis Godfrey Joseph Bernard Byrnes Mary Gladys Tew Helen Stewart Fessenden Hippitt Hall Jfebruarp 15, 1919 Committee of arrangements Henry F. Baacke, Chairman Reception Willard Smith SDccorotions James O’Brien Animations anD Programs Frederick J. Flynn Refreshments E. Lucile Koiilberg !©U3iC Rose Mary Carr .floor Harold E. Whitaker Patronesses Mrs. John Barlow Mrs. Frederick Walker Mrs. Lillian Peppard i 68 Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. Marshall Tyler Mrs. Samuel Webster lUppitt IjiaU 3©aj 2, 1010 Committee Lieut. John Cruickshank, Inf., U. S. R., Chairman deception and finance a usic Lieut. Milton Gardiner, Inf., U.S.R. Lieut. Ralph E. Brierly, Inf., U.S.R. Jlnbitations and Programs Lieut. Clarence Nordquist, F. A., U. S. R. Erfrcsfjmrnts floor Lieut. Francis Johnson, R. O. T. C. Lieut. Harold E. Whitaker, R.O.T.C. SDecorations Lieut. John J. Condon, F. A., U. S. R. Lieut. Leslie S. Fletcher, Inf., U. S. R. Patronesses Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. Wilbur E. Dove Mrs. Royal L. Wales Mrs. John Barlow 169 THE: VICTORY- GRIgT Commencement 15aU JLtppttt C all June 30, 19t9 Committer ot Arrangements J. Douglass Wiley, Chairman Urrrption Programs Mildred E. Edwards Clarence E. Nordquist Milton W. Gardiner, Jr. SDrrorations Albert P. Sisson Refreshments Howard B. Smith SPusir Roland T. Pihl .floor John J. Cruickshank .finance Emily C. Campbell Patronesses Mrs. Howard Edwards Mrs. Calvin L. Coggins Mrs. Royal L. Wales Miss Lucy C. Tucker Mrs. Samuel H. Webster 170 THE VICTORY- GRIST (0iiii bs If the price of a Grist you can’t afford Why stay here for room and board ? On college life don’t spend your “kale” — You want education through the mail. JUUtsc Cratfts from Science Dr. Jaeck: — Have we a verb in today’s lesson, and if so what it it? Webster: — Yes, dire. Thornton Sherman (in history class): — He was shot and then went home. Prof. Coggins (in Physics class): — How many have had Trig? Co-ed (spokesman for twelve Sophs who do not raise hands): We took music instead. Prof. C. (pacing floor):- Music! ! Great guns! What am I going to do? Length and Breadth — Cecil and Tessie at the leap year dance. Buggy: — What is cartilage? Titchener (diligently turning pages of text book): — I couldn’t— can’t find it in the book. First Cootie: — Been on a vacation? Second Cootie: — No! Been on a tramp. Buggy in Zoo X: — Where do bugs go in the winter? Stude: — Search me. 172 RHODE- ljiAND JTA[E (DL1BGE Prexy: — What is a single tax: Ken.: — A tax on unmarried people. The Senior and Junior girls since taking Chcm. X have become ladies. Is it possible? ? He (passionately):- I lay my heart at your feet. She (coldly): — This isn’t a Zoo Lab. Frosh (in Chem. I to chemist in charge of supply room): — One meniscus, please. Tip in Calc to Tuzio: — What’s the answer? Tuzio: — Wasn’t paying a- tension. Tip — Tangent, that right. Prof. Adams: “In discussing eye color inheritance in human beings, if one parent has blue eyes and the other black, and they have only one or two children, the eye color in the children may be anything at all, but what color eyes will the children have, if there are a dozen, black or blue?” Stude: — “In that case, black and blue.” Cijr (Hlail of an Sggic I took a head of cabbage and crossed it with a white potato and grew eyes on it; then I crossed that with a cornstalk and grew cars on it; then I crossed that with a squash and grew a neck on it; then I crossed the result with a cocoanut and grew hair on it, but hanged if I can figure out what to do for a nose and mouth. ' 73 THE: ‘VICTORY- GRIST Dot M. (making fudge in Soph cooking): -“Which end of this thermometer goes in the syrup?” Elizabeth C. “I don’t know. Try both.” E. Stillman: — “I wanted to sleep out-of-doors last summer but my mother was afraid of chicken thieves.” Mary: — “I won’t clean the halls any more, ’cause Mrs. P. hired a woman right over my head.” Lucile: — “Gee, she must have been pretty tall.” Wanted: — Elevator in Davis Hall to relieve the strain on the banisters. Bertha: — Do you know what this nation would be if all the girls went to Europe? Oulie: — No, what? Bertha: — Stagnation. Alma: — Say, Helen, may I borrow your purple sweater? Helen: — Sure, but why all the formality? Alma: — Well, you see I can’t find it. ist Co-ed: — Ella Staf is a decided blond, isn’t she? 2nd Co-ed: — Yes, but she only decided last week. At Chin Lee’s an Australian O’Possum coat strolled in. Alma: — Do you like Australian O’Possum? Martha (anticipation lighting her eyes and hair): — I don’t know. I never Amy: — -He’s the principal of a high school, and one of the best men R. 1 . C. ever put out. Ruth A: — Why did they put him out? ate any. 174 latlODR- ISLAND ;jWb COLIBGE J 1920 specials; Mary (with shimmying knees): — Clarence, will you go to the leap year ball with me? Clarence: (stuttering): Why! O-Oh! Yes, I’ll go, but don’t take leap year too seriously. Social Lion (at leap year ball): — The floor’s great, isn’t it? Co-ed: — Why don’t you dance on it, then? Co-ed (at leap year ball): — May I have this dance? Ed: — I’m sorry, but I have the next nine taken. You may have the tenth, though. Caaltj. £ nr tcp or for ' Erot Betty: — Are you going to the Military? Kidd Jazz Holly: — Nope! Couldn’t get a girl. Betty: — I’ll date you with a waste basket, if you want to go. Marshall: — She’s a rather indifferent dancer, don’t you think? Schultz: — How’s that? Marshall:— She’s neither with you nor against you! Stude:— May I have the next dance? Co-ed: — Surely. I might as well dance with you as a matter of self-pro- tection, because you’ve been bumping into me all evening. 75 TH ' VICTORY ' GRIST v ; Soph: — How many subjects are you carrying? Freshie: — Oh! I’m carrying two and dragging four! Ken: Dear, I’ve had something trembling on my lips for some time now and — Lou: — Oh, Ken, how I do hate those little mustaches. Take it right off. 1923: W hy do Betty and Martha walk around the campus? Wise 1922 — Because their feet are inclined to move in circles. Brownie had a broken tail. Every dog has his day, you know, but Brownie had his week-end. Corp: -W hy is it wrong to drop your rifle on you toe? Buck: Just think of the consequence man! It might result in crushing The class of 1920 goes to heaven. In answer to their knock St. Peter asks: “Did you know the class of 1921 ?” Chorus of groans. “Yes.” “All right,” quoth St. Peter, “come in. You’ve had your hell on earth.” Swahin: — Where were you last night? Shine: I had to decorate the hall for the dance (wall flower?) Mrs. Prexy: — Helen, do you know ' who that big man is? Helen Tucker: — I don’t know who he is but he works in my Aunt Lucy’s Campus! defeat. office. 176 UHOPI: I Si AND fl Alt: COl.lHii: Prof. Churchill’s crowded classroom: “Come in girls, I guess we can all squeeze in here.” History Class. Prof. :— Which of the pictures were you most interested in? Ruby: — I liked the men the best. Hank: What benefit is derived from public speaking and debating? Earle: — It makes a person lose “consciousness”. Turkey: — I see you have the emblem of the new sorority. Doris: — (coughing) Why? T.- You have the grippe. Bud: — Time must hang heavily on your hands. Ella B.:— Why? Bud: — Well, you wear such a large wrist watch. Prof, showing an enormous map of the war zone: — “Er, you see this was, — er,- is, -er- the location of Germany.” A tiny specimen, escaped from the zoo lab., plods across the map — “And here we have a British tank,” quoth the merry Prof. 1 77 THE VICTORY ' GRIST ©suits Mrs. Pep, to an enthusiastic class of amateur dressmakers (close unto the eating hour): — Now we will take our shears and cut some scallops. Freshie, absent-mindedly: — Are we going to have them again? We had them for luncheon only yesterday ! Miss Bemis, in foods class: — What happens when heat and moisture are applied to cellulose? Dot M., promptly: — It grows! In their spinsterhood days, life was grim, It was lacking in ginger and vim — Now the girls sprint away, In an athletic way, When they’re late for their meeting with “gym”. A klumsy ko-ed in the kitchen dropped a dish, smashing it to bits, then aptly remarked, “A fine piece of work!” Rope, listening to Columbia records in Davis Hall: I understand every word in that song except one. Elizabeth, innocently: And which one is that? Grace: — Do you know the story of the two men? Cecil: — No, what is it? Grace, making a getaway: — He! he! 178 RHODE- ItAND ;(WE ©LlDGE L J rtns Rope: — What time is it, Baldy? I’ve a bid to go to Davis and my watch isn’t going. Baldy: — It’s too bad she didn’t invite your watch too. Hungry Scullion: Say, Fred, are there any seconds? Briggs: — Yes — sixty in a minute! Beam: — I hear you were out after twelve last night. Wamp: — Oh, no, indeed. I was only out after one. Holburn: —Do you know who hit Pridey with that bag of water? Chappie: — No! Holburn:— I t hasn’t leaked out yet. Shine: — Look here, you Co-ed librarians, let me give you a piece of my mind! Amy: — Won’t it be robbing you? Chef: — Why arc Joe Nedo’s teeth like Bill Carney? John: — Spring it. Chef: — They are out every night. Louie: — Did you know that Jim Holden puts a watch under his pillow every night ? Yarvo: — No! Why? Louie:— Because he likes to sleep overtime. 79 | THE; VICTORY- GRIST, me u? Now maybe you are witty, Or have some clever tho’t At least we know you’re gritty And don’t take jokes to heart. Such brilliant recitations We really had to use, And humorous quotations, The readers to amuse. You’ll show the R. I. College, By being just the “goat,” It takes a lot of courage, To let the GRIST misquote. 180 AC KNOWLEDG MENT Ulir ISmirft of fcftitnra nf the Hirtory (Sriat I ISH TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS THEIR APPRECIA- TION AND GRATITUDE TO ALL THOSE WHO, IN ANY WAY, CONTRIBUTED TOWARD THE SUCCESS OF THIS VOLUME THE VICTORY ' GRIST Cljc rist IS DEPENDENT IN A LARGE MEASURE ON THE SUPPORT OF OUR ADVERTISERS. SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION BY PATRONIZING THEM. ADVERTISE IN AND SUBSCRIBE TO For information, write to WALTER W. MOORE, Business Manager MORE TRUTH THAN POETRY The fellows at this college Who think that they’re so fine Should dress up on the campus As well as down the line. It seems to be thought clever To wear the muddiest boots, Trick hats and old torn sweaters, Instead of decent suits. They say we don’t appreciate The men that we have here, Because we don’t serve feeds At Davis Hall this year. Hfje College jUetospaper Continued on Page IV Paints of Quality |S)mitl) 3|)olt)cnCo. WHOLESALE Paint Supplies RETAIL COMPLIMENTS OF Cijtn TLtC Co. PROVIDENCE. R. I. 24-28 South Water Street PROVIDENCE. R. I. 3Ubritlj=Clbrrbgr Company WHOLESALE GROCERS Providence, R. I. American Stationery Co. A. H. FISHER. Prop. STRAND BUILDING PROVIDENCE. R. I. B. F. Brown Son ‘ Dealers in B EEF, PORK, LAMB AND POULTRY Also VEGETABLES in their Season KINGSTON. R. I. Telephone THE W. E. BARRETT CO. Canal and Waterman Streets : : : Providence, R. I. QUALITY SEEDS FOR FARM AND GARDEN COMPLETE LINE OF MODERN FARMING TOOLS FARM TRACTORS MOWING MACHINES. CORN HARVESTERS. ENSILAGE CUTTERS AND BLOWERS. POTATO DIGGERS. MANURE SPREADERS FARM AND HOG FENCE Fertilizers for all Purposes SPRAY PUMPS HAND AND POWER Catalogue Free. Get your name on our mailing list. Smart Young Men’s Clothing WILLIAM F. CASEY With KENNEDY’S WESTMINSTER and DORRANCE STS. PROVIDENCE. R. I. Shoes of Quality yit ROCK BOTTOM PRICES m F. E. Ballou Co. PROVIDENCE, R. I. MORE TRUTH THAN POETRY Continued But are we treated fairly When, every passing day, We’re greeted with such phrases As “How’d they get that way?” We also hear it shouted, “Perhaps she ain’t the dob,” Whenever we are passing A crowd or any mob. We’re ragged when on the campus, Or while in Science Hall; We’re ragged when riding on the bus And even when we fall. Continued Page V IV BEST WISHES FROM J. C. TUCKER CO. NARRAGANSETT PIER. R. I. WAKEFIELD. R. I. MORE TRUTH THAN POETRY (Concluded Now please don’t think it horrid, Because of this poor rhyme, But try and make improvement — There’s still a lot of time. Give up the hated practice Of calling us by names Of “Lu-lu” and “Gorilla” And “Ephuses” and “Janes”. You’re old enough to realize How gentlemen should act, But we have had no evidence Of this important fact! — C. R. M. NORTHUP’S ICE CREAM SODAS TOBACCO Qive us a Try Columbia Corner, Wakefield TEL. CONN. Printing at the Times Printing Office WAKEFIELD, R. 1. Well, Promptly and Treasonably ‘Done. WAKEFIELD TRUST COMPANY WAKEFIELD, R. I. Capital, $ 100,000 Surplus and Profits, over $70,000 Branch at Narragansett Pier — Open Entire Year Safe deposit boxes to rent; Issues drafts payable in all foreign countries; Solicits deposits; Pays interest February 1 5th and August 15 th at rate of 4% per annum on Participation Accounts. 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. GEORGE A. KROENER. Asst. Treas. JOHN BABCOCK BENJ F. ROBINSON JOHN E. BABCOCK DIRECTORS BENJ. W. PALMER JOHN A. ALLEN DR. R. R ROBINSON ROWLAND HAZARD WM. G. GOULD W. A. NYE GEO. A. KROENER VI Auto Service TO ALL TRAINS H. R. BIRCH KINGSTON, R. I. Telephone I98-R-I 3, or Leave Orders at Post Office ALL TRUTH ; NO POETRY (With apologies to C. R. M. If the girls around this college Want the men to think them fine, Let them treat us on the campus As the girls do down the line. They sped about our cleverness, And the way we wear our clothes; Where their dope on fashions comes from, Duff-Gordon only knows. They think we don’t appreciate The girls that we have here. We’re down the line on Friday night When they hold a dance up here. VII A Good Morning Cup Try the RICH. BROWN. FRAGRANT AND MELLOW -FREE FROM BITTER- NESS AND WITH A DELICATE FLAVOR ALL ITS OWN THAT’S Autocrat Coffee Sold by Most Qrocers Brownell Field Co. Hub Shoe Repairing Co. mm §2 60 Washington Street NEAR CITY HALL PROVIDENCE. R. I. Providence, R. 1. Soft Crabs, Terrapin, etc. Pure Cod Liver Oil J. T. Fearney Son dealers in Fish, Game, Oysters, Lobsters 42-44 Exchange Place PROVIDENCE. R. I. VIII The Leading Store for Automotive Equipment Everything for the Motor Car TIRES and TUBES Genuine FORD Parts at Genuine FORD Prices DAYLO POCKET LIGHTS and Batteries EDISON MAZDA LAMPS bicycles Tires and Accessories L. W. TUCKER CO. Depot Square Since 1893 WAKEFIELD. R. I. O. P. Kenyon’s Stores KENYON’S DEPARTMENT STORE WAKEFIELD. R. I. Established 1856 w BOSTON STORE NARRAGANSETT PIER. R. I. Established 1891 ALL TRUTH; NO POETRY (Continued. But do you treat us fairly When a stranger hits the hall? You cut us without thinking; We shouldn’t mind at all. We hardly think it’s shouted, Tho’ we know that you’re the dob; In fact you all — well, might get by In any crowd or mob. Don’t give us a chance to rag you, In the dorm or dining hall. Those who hold their heads too high Are bound some day to fall. Continued on Page XI IX Kingston Hill Store Qeneral ' Variety Store SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY QUALITY. VALUE AND SERVICE CHOICE FRUITS, GROCERIES, PROVISIONS AND DRY GOODS CIGARS, TOBACCO AND CONFECTIONERY GIVE US A CALL AND BE CONVINCED THAT OUR GOODS ARE THE BEST AND AS LOW AS CAN BE OBTAINED ELSEWHERE Kingston Hill Store . . . Kingston, R. I. TELEPHONE CONNECTION A. C. SCHMIDT. Proprietor ®lje Utter Company WESTERLY, R. I. South County Printers W HETHER IT S LIFE. COLLEGE OR MATRIMONY YOU ARE BEGINNING. WE CAN INTEREST AND HELP YOU Household Goods and Furniture that’s Our {Business W E INTEREST AND SELL EVERY WOMAN. MAN OR CHILD IN OUR TOWN Sheldon Housefurnishing Co. WAKEFIELD, R. I. ALL TRUTH; NO POETRY Continued) Give up the hated practice As the buildings you pass through, Of never saying, “Thank you” When the doors are held for you. We didn’t think it horrid — We quite enjoyed the rhyme — And thought about improvements. But really hadn’t time. Now we understand your feelings, There’s no need to sing a song; We know you’re right about it — The whole wide world is wrong. — UMP. XI 3. .3 ttmorc W right, -pij. £ . Registered Druggist WAKEFIELD. R. I. “ ’Tjhe Druggist who Uries to Please ” National Wholesale Grocery Co. OF RHODE ISLAND 184-186 Kinsley Avenue PROVIDENCE, R. I. Sole Distributors of Occident Flour XII Preston Rounds Company Booksellers and Stationers JEWELRY SILVER WATCHES STATIONERY PICTURES GLASS. CHINA FURNITURE ORIENTAL RUGS LIGHTING FIXTURES PIANOS. VICTROLAS tf 98 Westminster Street PROVIDENCE. R. I. Tilden -Thurber PROVIDENCE. R. L THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST This is an old Italian proverb, but it is good sense in whatever language We choose to apply it par- ticularly to clothing, and more specifically to Browing, King Company’s Clothing. The lesson is a good one for every young man to bear in mind when getting a new Outfit. With us “Best” applies equally to the Quality and the Styles of our Clothing as well as Furnishings and Hats. Browning, King Company WESTMINSTER and EDDY STREETS .... PROVIDENCE. R. I. XIII The Corlew Teachers’ Agency RufusE.Corlew.Prop. GraceM. Abbott. Mgr. 120 Boylston Street BOSTON. MASS. 06 W e want teachers for desirable positions in Science, Mathematics, Agriculture and Domestic Science at good salaries. Write us for application form. Compliments of Libby- W hetstoneS ' Co. 47 Smith Street PROVIDENCE. R. 1. Bui ter. Cheese, Eggsand Poultry U„,o n |2S6 THE LEAP YEAR INVITATION Around the libr’y bench they " sat, She studied English VIII, And he with visage, sour and flat Looked up a long debate. Then suddenly " she dropped her book — A cough! — an upward glance! He cast a question-laden look — She asked him to the dance! XIV PHOTOGRAPHER OF THIS BOOK porfrcj G 6 E. L 4. D Y STUDIO. 489 WESTMINSTER STREET Ice and Fuel WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ‘ Prompt Service Holley Ice Co. WAKEFIELD. R. I. W. I. MAIN Jeweler and Watchmaker sue CLARKE BUILDING WAKEFIELD. R. I. xv Belcher Loomis HARDWARE Cutlery, Tools, Paint Automobile and Electrical Supplies 83-91 Weybosset Street PROVIDENCE. R. I. WE WONDER One of our ex-licutenants tells of seeing a French soldier, his left arm cut off at the shoulder, walking along a street in a demolished French town. An army car, carrying a General drew up. “My good man,” said the General, “how does it happen that you have lost an arm and yet received no decora- tion ?” “I don’t know sir,” replied the soldier. “Even though you receive no decoration, you should at least be a First Lieutenant for the loss of one arm.” “That is too bad, sir, but what if 1 lost the other also?” “Then you should be made a Field Marshal.” Therefore, drawing his sword with a flourish the soldier cut off his other arm. Hardware Company WRIGHT DlTSON Athletic House BASKET BALLS JERSEYS SHOES PADS STOCKINGS TIGHTS GYMNASIUM APPAREL “‘Uhe Wright T) it son trade mark guarantees the highest quality in athletic goods.” 344 Washington St., Boston, Mass. 82 Weybosset St., Providence, R. I. xvi Kingston Trust Co. 1818-1920 102 years of service in its present location. Large and small accounts equally wel- come. Branch of Peoples Savings Bank Over $15,000,000 in Deposits A savings account with us will take care of future need. LOWELL High Grade Animal Fertilizers and Poultry Feeds Lowell Fertilizer Company 40 North Market Street BOSTON. MASS. XVII Ballou, Johnson Nichols Co. New England’s Leading Jobbing House Glassware Paper Bags Wooden Ware Wrapping Paper T in and Enamelware Twine and Butler Dishes LINOLEUMS. TABLE and SHELF OIL CLOTH 1 28- 1 3-4 Dorrance Street PROVIDENCE. R. I. A city guy thought cows and corn He here would learn to manage. A cow kicked out that thought one morn, Pail, milk, and Aggie damaged. A youth brought up on toast and “Force” To teach came here to bone some. He tried the Education course, But failed; he was so lonesome. An aviator came here, himself To learn things scientific; But “Thermo” put him on the shelf The speed was too terrific. John D. Peck, Inc. Hay, Grain, Feed and Salt Poultry Feeds Dairy Feeds FLOUR and FAMILY MEALS 216 Dyer Street PROVIDENCE, R. . XVIII W. H. Gardner Sons Photo Engravers ILLUSTRATIONS CATALOGUES ENGRAVINGS FOR ALL PURPOSES SCHOOL WORK A SPECIALTY 63 Washington Street PROVIDENCE. R. I. XIX THE BEST IN Paints or Spraying Materials AT Westcott, Slade Balcom Co. Providence, R. I. Scientific Apparatus and Chemicals BALANCES GLASSWARE MICROSCOPES PORCELAIN ELECTRIC OVENS FILTER PAPER OIL TESTERS METALWARE Geo. L. Claflin Co. 62-72 South Main Street Providence, R. I. HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL DRUG STORE SUPPLIES RESURRECTED Apparently the gold medal for extreme miserliness will have to be awarded to the commuter who, on leaving his wife in the morning, forewarned her thus: “I may have to work late to-night, so in order that you may not worry, I’ll phone you at six o’clock. But when you hear the bell ring, don’t answer it — you will know what it means, and I shall get my nickel back.” Much to his annoyance, they were late for the game, arriving at the sixth inning. “What’s the score, Fred?” he asked a fan. “Nothing to nothing.” “Oh, splendid!” she exclaimed, radiantly, “we haven’t missed a thing.” xx Entering the World Electrical GeneralillEleetric XXI Eljobc 3lslant tate College IN TIME OF WAR OR IN TIME OF PEACE. THE NATION NEEDS Trained Men and Women Intelligent Citizens T his college, incorporated under laws of the UNITED STATES AND STATE OF RHODE ISLAND. OFFERS FREE COLLEGIATE INSTRUCTION TO RESIDENTS OF RHODE ISLAND. WHO PRESENT FOUR- TEEN UNITS OF HIGH SCHOOL WORK FOR ENTRANCE. COURSES OF STUDY Agriculture, Applied Science, Home Economics, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical and Electrical Engineering, Education in co-operation with Rhode Island Normal School. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. ADDRESS REGISTRAR iftljotjc Sslanti £ tate College KINGSTON, R. I. CONCERNING € tir lUbtiertiscrs: € his book is published LARGELY THROUGH THE KINDNESS OF OUR AD- VERTISERS. IN ORDER TO LET THEM KNOW THEIR INVEST- MENTS HAVE BEEN APPRECI- ATED. KINDLY MENTION THE “GRIST” WHEN WRITING. $tatront?e £ ur bbcrtiscrs XXIII Index to Advertisers Page Aldrich Eldredge Co n American Stationery Co in Ballou, F. E. Co iv Ballou, Johnson Nichols Co xvm Barrett, W. E. Co m Beacon, The i Belcher Loomis Hardware Co xvi Birch, H. R vii Brown Son in Brownell Field Co viii Browning, King Co xm Casey, W. F iv Chin Lee Co. u Claflin, Geo. L. Co xx Corlew Teachers’ Agency .xiv Fearney, J. T. Son vin Gardner, W. H. Sons xix General Electric Co xxi Holley Ice Co xv Hub Shoe Repairing Co viii Kingston Hill Store x Kingston Trust Co xvn Page Libby Whetstone Co xiv Lowell Fertilizer Co xvii Main, W. I xv National Wholesale Grocery Co .xn Northup vi 0. P. Kenyon’s Stores . ix Peck, John D. Inc xvm Preston Rounds Co xm Rhode Island State College xxii Sheldon Housefurnishing Co xi Smith Holden Co n The College Shop xvii The Utter Co .x Tilden Thurber Co xm Times Printing Office vi Tucker, |. C. Co v Tucker, L. W. Co ix Tulley, E. A xv Wakefield Trust Co vi Westcott, Slade Balcom Co xx Wright Ditson xvi Wright, J. Attmore xii

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