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'55 1 622, V iiiifx- Vai 1 nl I Q -- f- .W 1, I JI 1 X, C, f 1 1 Y ab" gy- -"LN sa -:Q L Y - 7 y - - H, 1331 C5411 fl' "-PS1 if 5 I 1 . -. ' . 'Q-Q0 - J. L s ..S X pause, kind Hiend! HEAR OUR PRAYER! PEN THIS BOOK AND READ FROM LEAF TO LEAF. MAY YOUR JUDGMENT BE TEMPERED WITH SYMPATHY FOR US UPON WHOSE WILLING SHOULDERS HAS DE- SCENDED THE TASK AND PRIVILEGE OF GATHERING AND WEAVING TOGETHER THE SCATTERED STRANDS OF THE "SPIDER'S" WEB. MAY OUR MANY SIGNS OF WEAKNESS CALL FORTH NOT YOUR CONDEMNATION, BUT RATHER YOUR SUPPORT. IF WE HAVE SUCCEEDED IN OUR AIMS, YOUR PRAISE WILL BE SWEET, BUT, IF WE HAVE FAILED, THEN YOUR LOYALTY WILL BE AS HEALING BALM TO THE WOUNDS OF THE DEFEATED. S 1 U SC' ISLJ.-I 55 LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR J. TAYLOR ELLYSON President A. W. PATTERSON, ESQ. Vice-President J. HUNT HARGROVE, ESQ. ...... ................. ............ C h allmm R. I-I. PITT, D. D., LL. D. ..... ............. R ichmond H. W. STRALEY, ESQ. ........ ..... P rincclon, W. Va. GEO. B. NVEST, ESQ. ....... ....... N ewport News J. J. MONTAGUE, ESQ.... ......... Richmond J. M. PILCI-IER, D. D. .... ..... P eiersburg C. R. SANDS, ESQ. ...... .... R ichmond PROP. GEORGE SWANN ..... .... P mvhalan GEO. W. BEALE, D. D. .... ....... H ague JAMES D. CRUMP, ESQ. ...... .... R ichmond J. TAYLOR ELLYSON, ESQ. .... ...... R ichmand JOHN T. GRIFFIN, ESQ. ........ ..... P orlsmaulh T. C. WILLIAMS, JR., ESQ. ..... .... R ichmand B. T. GUNTER, ESQ. ........ ..... A ccomac W. C. JAMES, D. D. ....... ...... R ichmana' A. R. LONG, ESQ. ........... ..... L ynchburg A. J. MONTAGUE, LL. D. ..,. .... R ichmond T. C. WILLIAMS, ESQ. .... .... R ichmond W. W. BAKER, ESQ. .... .... H allshoro J. L. CAMP, ESQ. ......... ..... F ranlglin LIVIUS LANKFORD, M. D. .... ...... N arfolhg A. W. PATTERSON, EsQ.... .,.. Richmond GEO. B. TAYLOR, D. D. .... ...... H ollins REV. WM. L. BALL ........ .... R ichmond T. B. MCADAMS, ESQ. ....... .... R ichmond G. W. MCDANIEL, D. D. .... ..,... R ichmond C. E. NICOL, ESQ. .......... ..... A lexandrfa JUDGE W. R. BARKSDALE ..... ......... H ouslon T. S. DUNAWAY, D. D. .... .,.,.Fredcriclfsburg I. B. LAKE, D. D. ....... ..... U ppcrville C. V. MEREDITH, ESQ.. .. .... Richmond GEO. B. STEEL, ESQ. ....... .... R ichmand J. A. CHANDLER, PI-I. D. .... .... R ichmond C. T. WALKINS, ESQ. ..... ...... R ichmond R. S. BARBOUR, ESQ. .... ..... S auth Boston T. C. SKINNER, D. D.. . . ...... Richmond FREDERICK WILLIAM BOATWRIGHT, M. A., LI... D - President Jo:-1N CALVIN METCALF, M. A., Litt. D. Dean of Richmond College MAY LANSFIELD KELLER, A. B., Ph. D. Dean of Wesihampion College . A 2 fe'+B3wf?"? Not Purposeless l sat one day where the breezes blew, A song that only the forest lfncwg The stately pines and the nodding oalg A language strange and mystic spolfe: l listened a while and softly said- While the sun shone flown on my mossy bed- mlnrees of the forest turned to the slip. Who planted you here on the hill, and why?" Then the mystic music mellon: came, l A silent, fitful sigh: "You aslg me for my father's name. You aslf the reason why? On the lop of a hill, in a dark-some wood The Spirit planted me here for good!" l looked for a while at the placid breast Of the lisping lalfe in silence dressed: The birds dipped down on its cooling tide, The lilies lwrighl on its shoulder ride: The spring sang its song as it came from the moss. And the vine crept up where the branches crossed l loalferl for a moment. then asiged with a thrill: Nloalfe, what mission have you to fill?" "The life on my shore is wild and free And it needs the help I give: lsend my stream to the surging sen. l help the ocean live. l am nature's mirror and home and food, And the Spirit planted me here for good!" The years have fled and the day forgot When the woodland told me of what was :mtg Now that which was not had come to be - No more calm lalfe and singing tree: A But storied wall and stately tower Rose over the place of nature's laower. The night was spangled with stars of man, And an army marched through the streets of Ban. "How came you here, fair college old?" Anil the clarlf 'walls made reply: "I am food to the faint and warmth to the cold, And l draw my dew from the sky. l reach to the sea and l glass the wood. For the huilder built me here for good!" By R. L. Buusum ll - Tr? --. CD.:-1'-f -UR 'c " " E i', Q ec.. C-L Q, C- JJ y-is 'AH Jl"16:b xx' " -- STAFF W I STAFF Zin jllilemurlam john Zllunga Qeurge washington 39 CE Burn 1890 Bleh 1911 nf men Hesse iiaarttnell Monte jllfllhlntblan Zllexas Earn 1894 3JB1eh 191 1 Ziae bareh Un all that both become a man l "Jae mas burn to he a Ieaher K6 QD w , , un- L , , 7 +1.1- N 1 r N E P 1 , 1 W , J. W .1 V' 735512 - J . . : , tx dtbe Spitler 15 jot-IN CALVIN METCALF, M. A., Lin. D. Professor of English an the james A. Boshvick Founclalion M. A. Georgetown College: M. A. Harvard University: Litt. D. Georgetown: Graduate Stu- dent, Chicago and Harvard, Professor of Modern Languages, Mercer University: Professor of Latin, and later, of English, Georgetown College: Pro- fessorial Lecturer, University of Chicago, Pro- fessor of English, University of Virginia Summer School, since l9Ilg Professor of English since I 904. MAY LANSFIELD KELLER, Ph. D. Dean and Professor of English A. B. Goucher College, l898: Graduate Stu- dent, University of Chicago, 1900, Holder of Fellowship of Goucher College, 1901-'02, Grad- uate Student, Universities of Berlin and Heidel- berg, l90l-'04: Ph. D. Heidelberg, 1904, ln- structor in English, Wells College, l904-'06g As- igcggtel Professor of English, Coucher College, -' 4. HENRY BRANTLEY HANDY, M. A. Associate Professor of English B. A. Richmond College, l906: M. A. Richmond College, l90B: A. M. Harvard University, l9l3: Instructor in English, Richmond Academy, l906-'ll and 1913-'I4. ....- .4......m.' - --,..LQ3:E, ... ,.- ,,-.1l..,. -,., 4. mails. 16 QED2 Spitlzr WALTER ALEXANDER MoNTcoMERY, A. B., Ph. D. Professor of Lalin A. B. johns Hopkins University, l892g Ph. D. Johns Hopkins University, lB99g Master in Classics, Sewanee Grammar School, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.. l902-'06: Profes- sor of Latin, College of William and Mary, l906-'l lg Professor of Latin ancl Greek, College of William ancl Mary, l9ll-'l2g Professor of Latin in Summer School of University of Vir- ginia, 1907-'l3. Elected Professor of Latin l9l2. WILLIAM ASHBURY HARRIS, M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Creek M. A. Richmond College, 1886, Ph. D. Johns Hopkins University, l892: Professor of Greek. Baylor University, IB93-l90l 3 Professor of Greelr since 1901. ROBERT W. DURRETF, M. A. Associate Professor of Latin and Creek B. A. Richmond College, I898g M. A. Richmond College, lS99: A. M. Harvard University, l905: Instructor in Latin in High Schools, l899-l904: Principal Welsh Neck KS. C., High School, l906-'08, Instructor in Latin, Richmond Academy,,l909-'l4. ' C112 Svlliiltt 17 ROBERT Amvusrsan STEWART, M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Romance Languages M. A. University of Virginia, IB99: Ph. D. University of Virginia, l90I, Professor of Mod- ern Languages, Wofford College, l899-I900g In- structor of Teutonic Languages, University of Virginia. i900-'0lg Assistant Professor of Mod- ern Languages, Tulane University, I90l-'02g Associate Professor, I9034'I2g Professor of Ro- mance Languages since l9l2. LEONIDAS Rt-:UBEN Dmcus, M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Cerman B. A. Milligan College, I894g M. A. Univer- sity of Virginia, l907g Ph. D. University of Vir- ginia, I9l4g Graduate Student Universite of Ber- lin, I9I2-'l4g Professor of English and History, South Kentucky College, l903-'05g Professor of German and French, Alabama State Normal Col- lege, l907-'l2. C1-mnuzs ol-1 Gal-:R lnslruclor in French ' Memlare de Societe Nationale des Professeurs Francais en Amerique: Universite de Bruseelles fCours Barmcourt, l906, I907, l908J, Sorbonne, Paris: fcours Ruelle, 1909, l9l0Dg Head of French Department, Virginia Randolph Ellett School since l905. Summer School University of Virginia, l9l5. 18 Gtbe Sumner Roaizivr EDWARD Lovmc. M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Physics M. A. Richmond College, 1898, Ph. D. Johns Hoskins University, 1904, Professor of Physics and Chemistrv. Blackburn College, I904-'06g Professor of Physics, Cornell College, l906-'07g Associate in Physics, University of Missouri, 1907-'08, Professor of Physics since l908. ROBERT EDWIN GAINES, M. A., Lin. D. Professor of Mathematics M. A. Furman University. 18865 Lilt. D. Furman University, l908: instructor in Furman University, IBSZ-'87s Student johns Hopkins University, l887-'BBQ Instructor in Wright's Uni- versity School, Baltimore, i888-'89g Harvard University, 1899-'00, Professor of Mathematics since l890. WALLACE F. Pownns, A. M. Ph. D. Associate Professor Qf Physics and Malhemalics A. B. Clark College, l9l0g A. M. Clark University. l9llg Fellow Clark University, l9ll-'l4: Ph. D. Clark University, l9l4g Instructor in Lahoratory Physics, Clark University, l9I l-'l4. EIDE Shim! 19 Dici: R. ANDERSON, M. A., Ph. D. Professor of History and Political Science B. A. Randolph-Macon, l900g M. A. Ran- dolph-Macon. l90l: Ph. D. University of Chicago, l9l3: Principal Randolph-Macon Academy, l903-'05g President of Willie Hansel College fOlclaJ, I905-'O6g lnstructor in History at University of Chicago, 1907-'09g Professor of History and Political Science since l909. Cuao Hz james HAMILTON ECKENRODE, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Economics A. B. Fredericksburg Collegeg Student Uni- versity of Virginiag Ph. D. Johns Hopkins Uni- versity: Professor of History in the Arizona Nor- mal Schoolg Archivist in the Virginia State Library. ARON, Ph. D. I Associate Professor of History and Political Science Ph. B. University of Chicago, l903: Graduate Stuclent, University of Chicago, l903-'04, Autumn Quarterg Teacher of English, High School, Brownsville, Tenn., I904-'05g Assistant in English, Industrial lnstitute and College of Mississippi, 1905-'08, Graduate Student, University of Chicago, l908-'09g Assistant in History, Industrial lnstitute and College of Mississippi, 1909-'I Ig Fellow in History, Univer- sity of Chicago, l9l I-'13, Ph. D. University of Chicago, l9l3: Professor and Head of the Department of History, Industrial Institute and College of Mississippi, I9I3-'l4. 20 dtbe Spiher WALTER JORGENSEN YoUNc, B. A., B. D., Ph. D. Professor of Philosophy on the james Thomas, fr., Foundalion B. A. Richmond College, l907g B. D. Crozer Theological Seminary, l9l0: Ph. D. University of Pennsylvania, l9l lg Professor of Philosophy, Hampden-Sidney College, l9l I-'13, Professor of Philosophy since l9l3. JAMES WILLIAM NORMAN, M. A. Associate Professor of Education and Psychology B. A. Mercer University, 1906, M. A. Har- vard University, I9l2, Professor of Mathematics and Education, Howard College, l907-'I0g Ex- change Instructor, Charlottenburg Oberrealeschule, Graduate Student Columbia University, JAMES WILLIAM MoNcunE. M. A. Associate Professor of Educalion anrl Psychology B. A. Mercer University, 1906, M. A. Harvard University, l9l2: Professor of Mathematics and Education, Howard College, I907-'l0g Exchange Instructor, Charlottenburg Oberrealeschule, l9I2-'I3g Graduate Student Columbia University, l9l3-'l4. Erbs Spina 21 EUGENE Coox BINGHAM, A. B., Ph. D. FRANK Rosa ELDER, M. A. Professor of Chemistry and Geology Associate Professor of Chemistry A. B. Middlebury College, I900g Ph. D. B. S. Amherst, l9ll: M. A. Columbia Uni- jolms Hopkins University, l905: Student of Uni- versity, l9l3: University Fellow in Chemistry versilies of Leipsic and Berlin, I906g Professor Columbia University, l9l3-'l4. of Chemistry and Geology since l906. HILDA BEALE, M. A. Instructor in Maihemalics B. A. George Washington University, l9l lg M. A. Columbia University, l9l4. 22 tithe Spina JAMES MONTROSE DUNCAN OLMSTED, M. A., Oxon, Associate Professor of Biology A. B. Middlebury College, l907g Vice-Prim cipal Spring Valley Regent High School, Spring Valley, N. Y., l907-'08, Rhodes Scholar in. Oxford University, I908-'I I 5 B. A. Oxon, l9l I, M. A., l9l4g Professor Natural Science, Shorter College, l9l I-'l2: Associate Professor of Biology since l9l2. CHARLES HENRY WINSTON, M. A., LI... D. Emeritus Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy A. B. Hampden-Sidney, 1854, M. A. Uni- versity of Virginia, 1857, LL. D. Hampden- Sidney, ISS3: Assistant Professor, Hampden- Sidney, l854-'55, Professor Transylvania Uni- versity, l857-,583 President Richmond Female Institute, I859-'73, Professor of Physics, i873- 1908, Professor of Astronomy since IB73. FRANK Z. BROWN, S. B. E. E. lnslruclor in Drawing B. S. Virginia Military Institute, 19004 S. B. E. E.. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I903g Instructor in Physics and Electricity Virginia Mechanics Institute since I903g Instructor in Drawing since l 904. Ghz Spine: 23 Instructors ELIZABETH COURTNEY RUDD, A. B. Instructor in Spanish A. B. Hollins College, l9l3g Teacher in Government Schools of Porto Rico, l9l3-'l4. SAMUEL H. TEMPLEMAN, M. A. Instructor in Bible A. B. Richmond College, l904g M. A. Richmond College, l905: Graduate of Colgate University, I908g Special Work in Sociology, Columbia Universityg Student in Union Theological Seminary, Rich- mond. Virginia. JACOB REINHARDT, Doc. Mus. Professor of Music MRS. FLORA VAN RIPER Professor of Vocal Music Pupil of Pietro Minetti, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, lVlcl.g Soprano Soloist of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and Temple Beth Ahaba, Richmond, Va. ERNEST H. CosBY, A. A. G. O. Professor of Piano and Harmony Director College Chorusg Associate of the American Guild of Organists, l9l Ig Student Counterpoint and Fugue, Dr. Hugh A. Clarke fUniversity of Pennsylvaniaj, l9l I-'IZ-'I3g Organist and Choirmaster All Saints' Church, Richmond, since I90lg Solo Organist University of Virginia annually since I909. Other Officers BENJAMIN WEST TABB Treasurer CULLEN PITT, M. D. B. A. and B. S. of Columbia University Physician to the College MARION G. RYLAND Librarian FANNY GRAVES CRENSI-IAw Director of Athletics and Gymnastics A. B. Bryn Mawr College, l9l2 JESSIE MANSFIELD WOOD Assistant to tlic Librarian B. A. Richmond College, l9l2 JULIA A. EGGLESTON Houselfceper MARY M. W. TAYLOR Secretary to the Dean and Assistant to the Registrar A. B. Bryn Mawr, l9ll Ghz Sumner The Faculty These boneheads long o'er me held sway, And marked me in their heartless way: Now l'm the guy that has the say, For every dog must have his day. NAME STUDY REMARKS --L , ,. 1 Y , i lx . 1 1 I 1 -.4n1eAi.l5- . 1 - "mlzwwvv-,. SENIQRS 1 T'S ALL WRONG- BHR R 'W Rm-5. Innocence mn ws nu. wnonq-H! B RmE'S SHOULD - N , E TP.uTuvuLN:ss, YESSIRJHHRLEH 12fyPgb3E'g1315n1u .,f-wx -'F Y-5 Mawr A Few YWRE E XX7 A 'NX 'rmes wma nn 9 J . "W QQ W TYQFS A ffl , Q vffv.-gl + X I TN , ffl X 1 0'T6"1lX fx Q-Wkxff W 1 A 0 'JF 'T XVI 'N " 'Q -X ,f f, fx X l X vffl-'i,iE?i X f N-:'-.741--I 1-f-f V9 ff -F .X--:'::'-:.:'7ri' 'F lf! -JM n X' '! - X 'mrlN,ffff5f1Jll PRRNER- :N-mme. . BUYS 'wus . IVE womxen HRRD . ' . 1 I15 RLL WRDNQ STRFF HND FNTHFULLY UN Tw 12'4'2F!' ':.S:'1:H.s'f 2sw,:W H,-, M 1 ' W M35EiF. gl . S: , - F , ffq mg , Q3 MQ- gy , 75 f-Nm, SPUJEW ,T F.--,.. , A 5 , 7 .fn fIf"N?' 'X XX K-U' F: X? E P GRD SM:rA6 M.,-xg 7 3, -,J S 66 V , M I , , gills C, N 1 'X ' 2,46 5:91:22 Y '3 f f 152' f 7' NX! F6 fx I 9? I J YE EDITOR THEY NNY SKY PM Fl NU1' YOLVRE THE LRZIEST FDR .STUDYINQ WHILE THE Q-INK KN MY CLRSS1 - UTHERS PUT THE HRY,BUT 1 i2E'L1!'mS'15"5:N'ffYef3Eu'l?q'i'2!"lfE' A ITL! M ' - nu mv we -wnirgggznffn 1 fr-127, cf, V'Bos:1:iRUNc" ,gl ,rpg ,, 9: q 113 Ru. wRur1q,! YI X 'N WN I' ' f 7 . X xx gs-7 xx 1 N J . Xxqn ' gffx gg k ?5fxf'k1 js. , x f-'fi' 'mvoilqztc HV J. '1 Q S .Z X .A--' . 5 qi ' J N-.wma 4 N 1 1 W . L Ghz Qpiuer Senior Class Officers R. INMAN JOHNSON ........................... President R. NICODEMUS THOMAS .... ..... V ice-President WAVERLEY S. GREEN .... ....... S ecrctary DUDLEY P. BowE ...... ..... T reasurcr CHESTER A. TUCKER .... ...... O rator RUSSELL A. Bow1.Es ..... ..... H istorian CD2 Stlihtlf 33 OLIVER I-IALBERT BAGBY sAo PABLO, BRAZIL APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Thou foster child of silence anal slow lime." Glee Club, 'l2-'l55 Philologian Literary Society, Y. M. C. A.: -Tennis Clubg Class Relay Team, 'l3g Class Basket-Ball Team, '13-'I4g Jennings Prize in Spanish, 'l3. HIS dark-haired, stockily-built fellow came to us three years ago from South America. He is the proud possessor of a lyric tenor voice that marks him at once as a future grand opera luminary. At the Glee Club concerts the heart of many a fair damsel has been won by those beautiful high tenor notes. He is a man who takes himself, as well as others, seriously. Has a quiet, serene, even temperament, and is a good student. Always carries a cane on the Glee Club ltrips. "Bag" is a star player on "Capt" Elwanger's volley ball team. If he goes about his life work with the grim determination that has characterized his college work he is assured of success. 34 GIZD2 Slither DUDLEY PLEASANTS BGWE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE Ulf the rascal ,has not given me medicines lo make me love him, 1'll be hanged." Phi Kappa Sigma: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg Executive Committee Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 'I4-'l5g Assistant Business Manager SPIDER, 'l2-'I3 and 'I3-'l4g Business Manager SPIDER, '14-'l5g Treasurer Junior Class: Treasurer Senior Class: Treasurer Y. M. C. A.: Secretary McGuire's Clubg Class Baseball Team: Tennis Club: Masonic Club: German Club, 'll-'l2, 'I2-'I3, 'I3-'14, Cotillion Club, 'I4-'I5g Dramatic Club. ECAUSE he has been able to control the financial end of almost every organi- zation in college, this man is generally known by the fondly characteristic appellation of Dudley "gim-me-a-dollar" Bowe. His tact and diplomacy is well illustrated by the fact, that in spite of all these natural obstacles, he is one of the most popular fellows on the campus, and his influence is felt in almost every phase of college activity. He possesses that rare and enviable ability of extracting the "fIlthy lucre" from the purse of the all but spendthrift students with a grace that leaves the victim impressed only with his 'pleasant relief. I-le is able, yet un- pretentious, lirm, yet conciliatory, and enjoys the enviable repuation of a thoroughly representative college man. "Say, how about that dollar for your picture?" Ghz Qpiher 35 AUBREY RUSSELL BOWLES RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "The mos! finished man of lhe world is he who is never irresolule and never in a hurry." Kappa Sigma: Historian Class, 'l5: Associate Editor SPIDER, 'l5: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Inter-Fraternity Council, 'l4-'l5: Assistant Manager Football, 'l3: German Club, 'l3, 'I4g Cotillion Club, 'l5g Dramatic Club, 'l3 and 'l5: Bachelors' Club, 'I3-'l5g Richmond Academy Club, 'I3-'I5. NVAS on the eve of the winter exams. It must have been about nine o'cloclt, when through the crisp and silent air there was wafted to our ears the smooth and melodious tones of a violin. Upon investigating the cause of so sweet a disturbance of our hour of repentance and atonement, we beheld a scene on the forbidden side of the lake that thrilled our hearts with admiration. There was Russell standing under an arc light, majestically moving his bow over the strings, while blowing his breath on the other hand, in an attempt to protect the lingers of the inspired musician from the benumbing cold. Russell is a capital student of unusual ability and has closed his career at college in a blaze of literary glory. These articles that have been appearing in The Messenger all the year -under the name of "E.maya l..esBow" speak for themselves, and it is unnecessary for us to add our word of praise. However, "Emaya" is no one else but "that Bowles fellow" who is always late at the Refectory! 36 Gtbe Spine: MOSES LEWIS BREITSTEIN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE v "And so let men conduct themselves in life, as to be always strangers to dcfeatf - Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Treasurer Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 'I4-'l5g Executive Committee Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 'I4-'I5g Mes- senger Statf, 'l3-'l4, 'I4-'15, Best Declaimers' Medal, 'l4g Best Readers' Medal, 'I4g Mandolin Club, 'I3-'14, Leader Mandolin Club, 'I4-'I5g lnter- collegiate Debate with Wake Forest, '15, Assistant Editor-in-Chief SPIDER, 'l5. O" is a dreamy-eyed red-haired specimen, with a winning smile, who looks as though he had jumped out of a Van Dyke canvas into everyday life, and clidn't know what to think about it. "Breity" has entered many phases of college activities and has excelled in all. I-lis enthusiasm, his college spirit, his pleasant, genial manner has made him as popular as the post-office when the morning mail arrives. l-Ie is a man that knows and knows he knows, that is why he is a Senior. It is also why he was able to get a degree in two years and a half at R. C., with a summer course at the University of Michigan sandwiched in. A musician, a scholar, a gentleman, and a good fellow. We send him out as a worthy specimen of the genus "college man," and the species "Spider." "Great Scott!" QED? Slither 37 CHARLES WALTHALL BUF ORD, JR. EMPORIA, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "There are some silent people who are more interesting than the best talkers." Kappa Sigmag Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Winner of Tennis Singles, 'I3-'l4. ERI-IAPS the most salient characteristic of Buford is his non-conspicuousness. ' Amidst all the disturbing forces of college life, he has followed a course of study which is remarkable for its regularity and assiduity. Neither the "other side of the lake" nor politics have tempted him from his systematic routine. Buford is particularly interested in political science, and those of us who frequent the library can testify that he has been most faithful in the writing of his term essays. I-Ie is one of the most pleasant fellows in college, and he possesses that rare and enviable quality of knowing when and where not to speak. 38 Ghz Sniffer ROBERT LANCELOT BURRUSS LAHORE, VIRGINIA APPLICANT Fon B. A. DEGREE "Be silent and safe: silence never betrays you." Philologian Literary Society: Censor, 'I3-'I4g Improvement in Debate Medal. '13-'I4g Vice-President, 'I4-'l5g President, 'I4-15g Assistant Business Manager Collegian, 'I4-'l5: Captain Class Basket-Ball Team, 'I4g Vice-President Pied- mont Club, 'l4-'l5g Y. M. C. A.: Assistant in Physics, 'l4-'l5. URRUSS is a serious student, who goes at his work with a vim. I-Ie is so Wrapped up in the pursuit of his studies that he hasn't found time to take advantage of the non-intellectual side-shows. He doesnit have many Words to waste and he is a good conversationalist in that he is a good listener. His Work in the literary society has been of the paramount variety, and the popularity and respect he enjoys is evidenced by his many honors. As president, he served the Philologians most faithfully, and as a Philologian booster, he is unsurpassed. Bur- russ enjoys the distinction of having attained by his merit the position of assistant in physics. This accomplishment alone is sufiicient to impress upon us his scholarly abilities. He is a modest, reserved, pleasant fellow Whom we all like. dtbe Ember '01, JUNIUS EARLE DUNF ORD RICHMOND VIRGINIA APPL1cAN'r FOR B A DEGREE A hon amen? ladies rs a most dreadful thing Phu Gamma Delta SPIDER Staff I4 Assistant Edltor m Chief SPIDER I5 I4 I5 uartet I3 I4 I5 Leader Chapel Choir I4 I5 Preszclent umor Class I3 I4 Class Baseball Team I3 I4 I5 German Club I2 I3 I4 Cotnllxon Club I5 Dramatic Club I2 ancl I5 Harmony Club I3 I4 I5 NYBODY who was fortunate enough to have attended Rrchmond College ln any one of the years IZ I3 I4 or I5 IS sure to know Pete He IS wlthout a doubt one of the best known fellows rn college and IS a. Splcler trled and true A glance at the long roll above wlll rmpress you wlth hrs versatlllty but there IS one accompllshment which unfortunately IS not mamfestecl by any of these honors We refer to Pete s unexcelled Influence wxth the fair ones When you conslcler the tenor VOICE and what goes wlth lt no wonder the bonny lassxes on the Glee Club tnps contmually ask Who IS that tall light haired fellow who smgs tenor3 I-le drd much as cheer leader to put rooting on a firmer basxs at R C and the student body was permeated wlth the energy that he seemed to possess ln a hmxtless degree Come on fellows make lt good thzs tune, a lxttle more pep' 40 ' - I I fit I Cheer Leader, 'I3-'I4f Glee Club, liz, :'l3, '14, 'l5g Leader Glee Club: 'UI '.':Q ,',',': ','-': ' 1' Ghz Spine: 39 CRAWFORD CURRY CROUCH RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. S. DEGREE "Perfect good sense sliuns all extremities, conlen! to couple wisdom with sobriety." Laboratory Assistant in Physics, 'l4-'l5: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg John Marshall High School Clubg Tennis Club: OME of the fellows at college have run the gauntlet of miscomprehension to the extent of conferring the cognomen of "Crouch" on Crawford. This is all a mistake, and those few who really know him can testify to his good fellowship and pleasant manner. Crawford is a scientist through and through, and peculiarities and eccentricities are to be expected and indulged in a fellow who pulls without hesitation 10001, in electricity and who has the added dignity of "l..ab." Instructor in Physics. He is an earnest and conscientious worker, and is as exact about little things fsuch as recording chapel absencesj as he is in his lofty and inspiring search after truth. Gtbe Spina 41p FRANK CI-IALMERS ELLETT POCAHONTAS, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE Pi Kappa Alpha: Assistant Manager Track Team, 'I3-'l4g Associate Editor Messenger, 'I4-'I5g Executive Committee Junior and Senior Classg Manager Class Basket-Ball, 'I4g Manager Class Baseball, 'I4g Philologian Literary Society: Treasurer and Censor Philologian Literary Society: Y. M. C. A.: Vice-President Southwest Virginia Club, 'I3-'l4. URING the four years that Frank has been with us we have never seen him angry. The nearest approach to such an undesirable condition was at breakfast one morning. "Puss" is some shark at collecting money, too. It matters not when or where he sees you, he is never at a loss to inform you of your exact indebtedness to the literary society, club, or other organization. He is dependable. If you want anything done, appoint Frank chairman of the com- mittee. College has meant much to him and he has meant much to college. You have worked faithfully and well, Frank, and our best wishes go with you. ag, Y 42 Gtbe Spiuer I EUGENE NORFLEET GARDNER ' FRANKLIN, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR M. A. DEGREE "Lives of great men all remind us. We can make our lives sublime." B. A. 'l4g Pi Kappa Alphag Arachnidazg President Philologian Literary Society, '14-'l5, Declaimer's Medal, Philologian Literary Society, 'l2g Reader's Medal, Philologian Literary Society, 'l4g Inter-Collegiate Debate with Randolph- Macon, 'I4g lntcr-Society Debate, '13-'14, Debating and Forensic Council, '14-'I5, Messenger Staff, 'I3-'l4: SPIDER Staff, 'I4-'I5g Annual Representative, Sophomore Class, 'l2-'l3: Secretary Missions Y. M. C. A., 'I3-'l4g Vice-Presi- dent Dramatic Club, 'I-'15, Vice-President Tennis Club, 'l3-'l4g President Tidewater Club, '13-'l4g Assistant Baseball Manager, 'I3-'l4g Sophomore Class Relay Team, 'l3: Track Squad, 'IZ-'l4. RAULEINH won his A. B. degree last year, but decided to corne back to defeat Randolph-Macon in intercollegiate debate. The Philologian Literary Society, realizing they needed a strong man to start the work in the new college home, unanimously elected him president in the first term. However, we must not think that all his energies were directed along these lines, for surely the path from Dorm. 2, across the lake, has received the impress of his dainty step more times than we care to enumerate. The truth about the matter is We once began to wonder whether he was attending Richmond College or Westhampton College. Judging from the splendid track work he has done, we now see that those trips kept him in good trim. Ghz Spina 43 HENRY EDWARD GARRETT RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "1 love lranquil solitude and such society as is quiet, mise and good." Crump Prize in Mathematics, 'l4. ENRY has thrown around himself a veil of reserve and modesty, but those who have been so fortunate as to penetrate this barrier know that their pains have been amply rewarded. He is a serious student and a hard worker, and his record at college is an enviable one. I-Ie'is a recognized Math. "shark," and bids fair to become a worthy disciple of "Whiskers." The fact that he was brave enough to take Math. 2 is enough to gain him our respect, but the Win- ning of the Crump prize is a scholastic feat that has earned him a brilliant halo of glory. 314 dine spina WAVERLY SYDNOR GREEN CREWE, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FoR B. A. DEGREE. useesl thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings." Laboratory Assistant in Chemistry, 'l3-'I4g SPIDER Staff, 'I5g Business Man- ager of Messenger, 'I4-'I5g Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Secretary, Censor, Vice-President Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg lnter-Society Debater, 'I5, President Chatham Training School Club, 'I3-'I4g Secretary of Senior Class. ROM his modest appearance and his quiet unaffected manner one would never suspect that Green is the shrewd business man and successful political leader that he is. No more, we fear, will there be any of those midnight cabals, from which spring dark horses on the night of election, and for which Gaines and DeLand Cottages will ever be remembered. But this is only one side of the versatile Green. To him is due the credit for overcoming the financial difficulties and making possible the publishing of one of the best series of Messengers we have ever issued. In the Department of Science, the superior quality of his work won for him the position of Lab. Asst. in Chemistry. Recently he has shown himself to be a debater of no mean ability. "Sis" is a loyal and enthusiastic Spider, and his kind and unsellish disposition, together with his integrity of. principle, render him a man upon whom you may always depend. Qtbz Svpiuer 45 CLEMENT WILSON HUDSON DECATUR, GEORGIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the greatest ideas." Art Editor of SPIDER, 'l3, 'l4. 'l5: Laboratory Assistant in Physics and Drawing, 'I4-'I5. ET us introduce the Rembrandt-Michael Angelo of our class. "Hud" is another of those quiet, unobtrusive individuals, and is of a decidedly tem- peramental, artistic nature. He came to us clad in a wing collar and a rakish "clip," and without any effort made friends with every one he met. He dis- carded the wing collar and the "dip," but because of his genial nature and his regard for others' feelings, the friends still stick and always will. He will do any- thing for anybody at any time out of pure kindness of heart. At the bottom a fusser, and the bottom drops out frequently. Walk down Board Street any Satur- day afternoon about five o'clock, and you are sure to see Hudson, and always with the same girl. It is clue him to say that he is anything but fickle. Since going to press, "Hud" has taken unto himself a helpmeet, "for better or for wuss!" A star with the crayon, paints and brushes and has done much since in college to make THE SPIDER a success. A true specimen of the species "Cracker" 46 The Spine: I ROBERT INMAN JOHNSON RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Olr! Immortal love, what nzilt than not force foolish youll: lo do?" Phi Gamma Delta: Philologian Literary Society: Glee Club, 'l3, '14, 'l5g Quartette, 'l3, 'l4, 'I5, Mandolin Club, 'l3, 'l4, 'I5g Manager Glee and Mandolin Clubs, 'l4, 'I5, Assistant Manager Baseball, 'l4g Manager Baseball, 'l5g President Senior Class: Y. M. C. A.: Class Baseball Team: Captain Scrub Football, 'l3, Football Squad, 'IZ-'I3g Harmony Club, 'l3, '14, 'l5. AT" came to us quietly, but leaves in a blaze of glory. He is small in statue, but large in brains, and will blush profusely on the slighest provocation. He runs for all offices, including the post-oflice, especially if there is any mail from Hollins. Seriously, he is a man well worth knowing, a friend who will stick. During the past vacation he decided to enter the ministry, and it is up to "Rat" to uphold the standards of old R. C. at the Southern Theo- logical Seminary next year. He is a bit.of a bluffer in his way, but he usually gets by with his bluff, for people have learned that he can make good when called. Friendly, affable, cosmopolitan, he will make himself perfectly at home, even at Hollins. But wherever it is you meet him he will come to you with outstretched hand, and it will be like a message from home. 4 Gtbe Spitler 47 WARREN RUFUS NELSON OLIVE, VIRGINIA APPLICANT Fon B. A. DEGREE "A sludenl and a 'ladies' mam' but withal a good fellow." Mu Sigma Rho: Secretary, l9l2-'l3g Vice-President, I9I3-'I4g Debating and Forensic Council, I9I4-'I5g Piedmont Clubg Y .lVl. C. AJ Class Baseball Team. UF US came to us with the straw sticking out from every corner and open- ing. Since he has been within the spheres of our greatly uplifting influence, he has developed Wonderfully, until now he is acknowledged to be "some scout." Rufus has a very quiet manner and assumes no station of loftiness, but his record here is one of steady hard work and of true merit and energy meeting with deserved reward. As a rooter at all the games, he has no peer, and as a Latin shark, he surpasses them all. But his forte lies in the realm "beyond the crystal waters of the beautiful Lake." 48 Qtbz Sumner JAMES ALDERIVIAN NEWTON POCAHONTAS, VIRGINIA APPLICANT Fon B. A. DEGREE "Nobody's healthful nvilhou! exercise." Pi Kappa Alpha: lnter-Fraternity Councilg Philologian Literary Societyg Censor Philologian Literary Society, 'l4: Football Squad, 'l2: 'Varsity Football Team, 'I3 and 'l4g Gymnasium Medal, 'l2g Manager Class Baseball, 'I4g Basket-Ball Squad, 'I4 and 'I5g Nominating Committee R. C. A. A., 'l3-'l45 Y. lVl. C. A.g Vice-President Southwest Virginia Club, 'l4. E HAVE. with us to-day Mr. James Alderman Newton, from the flourish- ing burg of Pocahontas. Watch him smile! In fact, just glance at his picture in TI-IE SPIDER, and you may observe those winning poses. Really we caII't see how the photographer succeeded in "shooting" him. "Jimmie" is a football star of no mean degree. For confirmation of this ask any of the Yellow Jackets if they got around our right end in the final game of the season last fall. "Jimmie" was "there with the goods," and delivered them. We lately had a severe shock when our attention was called to the fact fthat his hair was turning white via the color known as red. We feared he was becoming guilty of over study, until we were informed tha-t scme one had recommended to him as a beautifier of the hair, hydrogen peroxide. If his success in athletics is any criterion, he is sure to make a success in his chosen line of endeavor. Ghz Spine: 49 FRANK ELISI-IA O'NEILL CROZET, VIRGINIA APPLICANT Fon B. A. DEGREE "And when a ladjfs in ffm case, You ffnolv aff other things give place." Pi Kappa Alphag Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Freshman Relay Team: Captain Freshman Baseball Team: Football Team, 'IZ-'13, Baseball Team, 'I2-'13, Track Team, 'I2-'l3g Captain' Track Team, 'I3-'I4, Glee Club, 'l2, '13, 'I4g 'Varsity Club. ERE is our old friend "Kid" Ask the baseball teams of R.-M., W. and M. and H.-S. who that Red and Blue centerfielder is. Oh, yes, they know him. Perhaps they wished him elsewhere when every effort to land a ball in safe territory between left and right fields failed. "Fight, fellows! Doggone it, flghffn L His records are not confined to the sciences, English and high baseball per- centages, however, for he tells us when his peach orchard wagon "turns turtle" and upsets a spraying apparatus, his record of epithets fsuitable to the occasionj is raised several points. It is reported that he is thinking of returning next session to take a year in law before entering his business career, which we hope he will do, for he is one of the finest fellows in the world. "He is small, but think a minute- Richmond College and 'Kid' not in it." We send him forth as the best type of an American college man. 50 dtbe Spina GEORGE MAURICE PERCIVAL RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look." Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg Secretary Mu Sigma Rho Literary So- ciety, 'l4: Censor Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 'l4p Vice-President, 'l5g Y. M. C. A. HIS man has an insatiable appetite, not only for the sustaining necessities of physical life, but also for that which gives intellectual sustenance and pleasure. It must be that he thinks too much, for he is neither sleek-headed nor fat, and if we may judge from his grumbling fhe even grumbled at the Refectory farej he must not sleep 0' nights. We don't think that he is particularly dangerous, unless it be to the non-observer of the constitution of Mu Sig. For let it he known that Percival is a strong defender of the "written word," and he will not allow the slightest breach. He is a conscientious and diligent student, and his work in Mu Sig has been most excellent. His rapid rise in official recognition bears sufficient witness to this factg for npolitickingu is positively against his principles. We know that he can be depended upon for loyal support in any activity that may promote the welfare of Alma Mater. Ghz spina 51 JOHN ALFRED RYLAND WALKERTON, VIRGINIA APPLICANT POR B. A. DEGREE "He would not with peremplary lone, Asserl the nose upon his face his own." Mu Sigma Rho Literary Soeietyg Secretary Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 'I3-'l4g Glee Club, 'l2-'l3g Baseball Squad, 'll-'l2, Track Squad, 'll-'l2: Associate Editor Messenger, 'I4-'15, Class Basket-Ball Team, 'I3-'l4g Class Baseball Team, 'I2-'I3 and 'I3-'I4g Y. M. C. A. Y COBB," as he is known on the campus, has appeared annually on the baseball field with the first call for candidates. He received the cognomen of the "Georgia Peach" during his rat year, by his hitting in the pinches. "Ty" will long be remembered by the members of the public-speaking class. One morning, not long since, just after iinishing a lengthy discourse on some problem connected with the rural districts, he turned pale, leaned heavily on Dr. lVIetty's desk, then fell heavily into the waiting arms of "Cap" Ancarrow and "Pete" Dunford, scaring Newtie half to death and spraining a thumb for "Pete" They both attest that he is the champion fainter in college. We think his fainting was caused by over-feeding at the Refectory. "Ty" is a hard worker and is sure to succeed in his chosen work. "Good luck, 'Ty,' We are for you." 'ar 52 Ghz Shiner 2:5-'.'.f '-" - 1- Quit-a?!:.M12':, .G15t.M'eJ1fivt-14:4'ffI:f 1f-'f1".- g-'ms 'zffe - , . I C F ti' W nj: Je3"v:s4sr:'r!Pfi'SI.z , If r'-fQr?y:3.T:,::,s,wf,y. -1 ",, 111' me:-3'.x ' 1 HIRAM ROBERT SANDERS DUMBARTON, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Modcstp selclom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues." Physics Laboratory Assistant, 'I3-'I3g Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg Corresponding Secretary, 'l5g Northside Club. ANDERS is one of these quiet, reserved fellows who accomplishes things in preference to talking about them. He is a conscientious and hard-working student, and hasn't much to say about his accomplishments or anything else. The few of us who really know him, have learned to value him for his frank and whole-souled spirit and his uncloubted loyalty to his Alma Mater. As a stubborn guardian of the Beanery "grub" he has become almost finjfamous. For details, ask "Fritz" or "Trotter"! dtbe Svpiher 53 EDWIN JUDSON SNEAD FORK UNION, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DI-:OREE "Silence, thou art lerrible! terrible as lhai calm of lhe Ocean which lels lhe eye penetrate the falhomless abysses below." Philologian Literary Society: President Fork Union Club, 'l3-'I45 Piedmont Club: Y. M. C. A. EW of us have succeeded in getting intimately acquainted with Snead. He comesg he performs his clutiesg he goes. This, in short, is the method he has employed in getting his collegiate training, and he is as business-like as his method. Not a minute does he waste, not even in superfluous conversation. We have seen him arrive most punctually at class, and we have seen him depart from the campus every day equally as promptly. From some of the moments that we have been successful in snatching from him, we have learned -to value him for his uprightness of character and his kind, unassuming manner. 54 GIIDK Spina DAVID NELSON SUTTON STEVENSVILLE, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells." Associate Editor of Messenger, 'I4-'l5g Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Best Debater's Medal, 'I4g Censor. 'l3g Inter-Society Debater, 'I3-'l4g lnter- collegiate Debater, 'I4-'l5g President. 'I4-15g Class Basket-Ball Team, 'I3-'I4g Class Baseball Team, 'l3-'l4g Executive Committee of Senior Classy Secretary Y. M. C. A.. 'I4-'l5. ERE is one man, at least, who doesn't say anything unless he has a reason, and then he makes up for lost time. Great Caesar, how he can debate! Without a doubt he can get his arguments out so rapidly that the judges only get time enough to see one side of the question, and it's a safe bet that it is his side. Remember "Minimum Wage" and Randolph-Macon! Dave is a capital student and his college record bears splendid witness to this fact. His work in Mu Sig has been of the first quality and he is recognized as the leading spirit in all of its activities. It was not known until recently that Dave had ever allowed the entrancing wiles of the "eternal question" to divert him from the straight and studious. However, when a man goes all the way to Highland Park under the impression that he is going to Barton Heights, and then does a cross-country of five miles for fear of being late-"There's a reason." ' 56 Gtbe Shiner CHESTER ALAN TUCKER PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "He is an eloquent man who can speak of low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper." Academic Class Orator, 'l5g SPIDER Staff, 'l5g President Philologian Literary Society, 'I4-'I5g Associate Editor Messenger, '14-'I5g Joint Orators' Medal, 'l4: Best Debaters' Medal, 'I4g Inter-Collegiate Orator, 'l4: inter-Collegiate De- bater, 'I5g Glee Club, 'l2, '13, 'l4, 'l5g Treasurer Sophomore Class, 'l2-'l3g Y. M. C. A.g Tennis Club. UCKER is the recognized college orator. His literary and forensic accom- plishments have justly gained for him this enviable title. Very near all of the honors that have been won by him have required diligent and assiduous work, and this is characteristic of him. He is one of the hardest working stu- dents in college, and yet he finds time to take an interest in almost every phase of college activity. He has been a member of the Glee Club for four years, and his strong bass voice will certainly be missed. He is a progressive college man, and his influence has been of a wholesome and elevating nature. His uprightness of character and soundness of moral principle have gained for him our utmost respectg while his unassuming manner and unsellish disposition have won for him a secure place in our affections. g The Spina 55 ROBERT NICODEMUS THOMAS MASSAPONAX, VIRGINIA "The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when il loses faith in Coal and woman." Vice-President Senior Class, 'l5g Philnlogian Literary Society, SPIDER Staff, '15, Fork Union Club. ICK," as the fellows all call him, came to us from Massaponax, Va., via Fork Union Military Academy. In that institution he acquired his initial 4 knowledge of trick playing and also became acquainted with the under- lying principles of "live-hundred." During his stay at old R. C., he has fully developed these two points and if a room has been "stacked" "Nick" is sure to be the first one to be accused. Or, if the fellows want to "shake off a hand," the, first question is, "Where is Nick?" Now, when it comes to keeping on the blind side of the Profs., "Nick" is some expert at getting by with a little work. On the whole, he is a good fellow, and when he once pledges you his support, you may rest assured -that he is going to more than fullill his part of the bargain. 1 F The Spine: 57 WILLIAM ANTHONY WALTON APPOMATTOX, v1Ro1N1A "As welcomed as .sunshine in every place So the beaming approach of a good-nalurecl face." Philologian Literary Societyg Secretary Philologian Literary Society 'I3-'I4, Treasurer Philologian Literary Society, 'I4-'I5g Y. M. C. A. Delegates to Black Mountain Convention, 'l4, Piedmont Club, Anti-Coed Clubg SPIDER Staff, 'l5. OC" or "Willie," just as you prefer, hails from the historic city of Appo- mattox. I-le has had the reputation for living rather quietly among us, except for two instances, when he deviated from the straight and narrow, and as a consequence had to travel the transgressofs path to Boaty's sanctum. That was in his early days, however. Last year he entered politics, via the Philolo- gian Literary Society, and with his "ole lady" managed to bring home the bacon, and the steam roller has worked without a hitch this year. I-Iis association with a "certain party" has given him many "little matters of business" to attend to this year, such as instructing the Bishop of Section D in the mysteries of college life. In this he has proved a very efficient assistant of Dr. Nicodemus Thomas, alias Brown. Seriously he is a good student, a man of possibilities. Possibilities, be- cause he has been so quiet and unobtrusive that all his abilities have not been recognized. I-le is the type of man who will reHect credit on his Alma Mater by steady, persistent work. 58 GUJ2 Sllihet CLYDE C. WEBSTER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR M. A. DEGREE "The value of knowledge, like that of gold, is valued in every place." B. A. 'l4g Arachnidaz, 'I4g Historical Research Medical, 'l4g Assistant in English, 'I4-'l5g Mu Sigma Rho Literary Societyg Vice-President 'I3-I4g censor, 'I3-'l4g Critic, 'I4-'l5g Inter-Society Debater, 'l4-'l5: President, 'I4-'l5g Associate Editor Messenger 'l3-'l4g Assistant Editor 'I4-'l5g Associate Editor of SPIDER, 'l5g J. M. H. S. Clubg Northside Club. LYDE has always enjoyed our due respect as a man of broad intellect and unsellish disposition. We honored him for his worth before his dignity was made more weighty by his B. A., and his unassuming and kindly nature have increased our esteem by longer association. One has only to glance at the many scholastic honors he has won to be impressed with his ability as a student. Clyde's literary society work has been of the highest order, and his services to Mu Sigma Rho have been invaluable. As critic he did much to drill into the forensic aspirants the principles he had so thoroughly imbibed in lVletty's public-speaking class. The many offices he held in the society are sufficient testimony to his popu- larity. His excellent work on The M essenger is well known and to his ability much of the literary success of the magazine is due. Together with this eruclition, Clyde posses a friendly and generous disposition, which has endeared him to all who know him. nt. N tithe Svpitler 59 saw-' fsraia -". 'rusirxfri-nil 4 -- ' ' ' A., J if Q l , it L. EI X :iii have -f ,. -. , . .. --.A ,V-, If.. -' is-flaffal F41----If ' I- V'-2"T ' " tif 'e"- JAMES I-IUNDLEY WILEY EAGLE ROCK, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE Pi Kappa Alpha: Baseball Team, 'I3-'I4, Captain, 'I4-'l5, Tennis Doubles, 'I3-'14, Manager Tennis, 'I4-'l5g Secretary of 'Varsity Club: Associate Editor The Collegian: Assistant Manager Track. 'l2-'l3g Secretary Ministerial Associa- tion, Philologian Literary Society. LLOW us to present "I-lun." Do you notice that smile? Well, that com- pounded vvith the high broad forehead and those dark brown eyes is a winning combination. If you don't believe us, ask "hen" The mail, via "Hun," goes and comes every day. There is one thing we have to censure him for, and that is the cruel and unmerciful batting he does. He is the terror of the enemy's battery. One of his specialties is to send the center fielder to the end of the park running down one of his screaming triples. But, perhaps, his best stunts on the diamond are seen when he is digging them out of the dirt at shortstop. His class-room work has given him an envied position with the powers that be, and also because of his ability to do things, he was elected an associate editor of The Collegian. His mind and hand aided in no small measure in assuring the success of the first weekly ever published at R. C. During the last vacation "Hun" decided to enter the min- istry, and his firmness and fidelity to his high calling have been a source of inspira- tion to his fellow-students. I.e1-A see, rve qow fav: cwrsg L'EZH5.,2'IL'ZBI2z5102an VM CUREDI IF I BET IT UN THE TERM RT Mv INGERSDLL I -rwo T0 onus, I'I.I. News ewuuqn QQJTSQQDQJT ' T0 BUY R CRN OF SUDS, I1 up QJ1-HE EXTRYf -7-:Q , TERM-' Tgcugogp Q L I ZX LESS: .X ,' I gr? I 'I T I I3 X' I' W ,,: 'M I gift' I I - x., , -If 9 . r , K I If I I' I -f . UD- K HF II ?-'fr'x A -f II . J- - ' I I I ' - I ' f II II W I X' ' III . ,""I ' 1 ""if.x,.,f-N Y' "' gum- mem 'SRV B0,THE NEXT TIME ,K N -L R In ,YOU qer wemzy or THIS :fiend MER cusglrkfofwirgi VRLE OF TEHRSDIOU MINI-IS? I-LL g-mm NDN' BETTER Plcx our SOME ,Wm , ann Become Ensure wav or Kncmw A mae an EXPEKTQ N. OFF 'man SNFILLERIN' II Kg ? Hagan lf' YOUR CUB. , I, Q' A 154 I , ', Lx ' G. V 2 X 5, II N, z ' A + A srenmnun-737i ., I Q . rf -T - ,'ffT""Ix I f A. -, 71 I, If' In 8 LL 5,2 X , If E f 1 II -1 ERS' ' 5 ue' il I X l num! 'By qmqvy, INNRT no You wing IHLEW IN Ru. V IBILIEVE III SZIGUJJFRJSQE' ggg4':,,,'g,3"2L D X' FE, I'I'I cumin! Q, FIND ME SOME Y0u'Lsj3v-NJQQ-, nfggn fi 'nge' ,, ,J NICE GIRL. TO -ff' I pawn? F ' ,Q . . . Q 'N 3 - Isa f-Iass 251:52 'I I 1 1 I DFINCES,ETC- ' fIIIIII' , , ,I , x XX 4' L-:IP III I 5 II 0 X III Im? ' 1 X' 7 Q II IIIIII I I I 'I ' ' III IIIIII gily - I' I . IIIYN, 1- 'E :'2:I:."'? IuAL,'JMl,?i,y ...m.-.,. D! 1' " f I I I 62 fthe Spinal: Junior Class Officers J. A. LESLIE, JR. .... ............ ....... P r esident JOHN T. COBURN .... .... V ice-President J. A. CARTER ...... ..... .S ecretary H. G. WARRINER. . . . . . Treasurer W. K. ALLEN .... . .. .... Historian History HE. Class of Nineteen Sixteen-the Junior Class 'tis now-looks 7' WJ back upon the first three years of its career in Richmond College M J It l with pride. From that dreary, rainy day in September, l9I2, QW, when we, one by one, some with the clover dust and turnip tops X of the city "prep" schools, came seeking the road which leads QCD' W EGP to the halls of fame, we have been climbing the ladder of success. Our numbers have diminished but our achievements have V4 .4 txt, Y 5 v, -156 hardly oil: of our clothes, others with all the polish of graduates JM ,A. ,Mil increased. We would not be boastful, but we would claim our dues. We are unable to think of a single college activity in which our class has not taken a large part. In athletics we have six "R" men. The man who so successfully managed our championship football team the past season was a Junior. This same man has the distinction of bringing more athletic men to our college than any other man in this student generation. We would also speak of the man who will lead the 1915 gridiron warriors to victory. For three years our captain has been one of our hardest and most dependable fighters for the Red and Blue. And please do not forget the chief rooter, who, by the way, is also president of our class. Think of the service he has rendered to old R. C. by leading the yelling hordes, whose encouragement has sent the stinging Spiders into many a hard-fought battle and cheered them on to glorious victories. The historian believes that the Richmond Collegian is the greatest student institution started for several years. Give proper credit here to a certain member of our class, the editor, without whose untiring efforts its success would have been less certain. He tells us that from our class its full share of co-operation comes. The Spine: 63 Especially fortunate is our class in having been able to live in two kinds of col- lege life. The old Richmond College, Where We spent our "Rat" and "Soph" years. was in the midst of a thriving business city, where we could see that side of life' in all of its activity. Now we have spent our junior and are to spend our Senior year away from the noisy city, where amid the pine trees and the mud just above Westhampton Lake, we can enjoy what seems to us real college life. Another change is the giving up of "co-ed" life with the opening of Westhampton College. We most heartily greet our sister college " 'cross the lake," and believe that we all like this co-ordinate life better than that under our old system. Certainly the Westliamptonites have added to our enjoyment on the many social occasions, and the Juniors there, who we remember used to be in our class, are holding their own. As we have been in college so we expect to be when we go out from its sacred Walls, workers in the various fields that call for those who would make the most of life. Teachers, journalists, men of commercial life, ministers, and even on "the far-flung battle line," where men are striving to uplift men, will be found those who once rallied behind the old Red and Blue with the Spiders of nineteen sixteen. A JOSEPH ALEXANDER LESLIE, JR. TAZEWI-:I.L, VIRGINIA Phi Kappa Sigma: President funior Class: Mu Sigma Rho: Clee Club: Colillian Club: Manager Track Team, 75: Dramatic Club: Lightning Club: Blue Ribbon. There is always so much to say about the most popular men in school. Joe is a wonder. The girls all say he is cute, but We say he is "all there." Joe is some politi- cian-a will-0'-the-whisp as it were. l'le's running for the post-office now. Don't leave your girl in his carehe be- lieves in every man for himself. The girls all love you and so do we. A shark at dancing, oratory, love letters. any- thing, sir, served immediately. "Aesthelically drunk"- President of the class. Ghz Svpiuer WALTER KENDALL ALLEN SALISBURY, MARYLAND Y. M. C. A.: Pbilologian: Improvement Medal, '12-'l3g President College Prohibilion League, '13-'l4g Asso- ciate Editor "Messenger," 'l5: President Maryland Club. "W. K." is one of the noble few who do things without crowing. Some of the "big" guys will find some clay that he has carried a lot of their loads-and myl you don't even know he is doing it. He wants to teach Africans how to grow strawberries and be as economical as well as Gocllike- in the dark continent. Who has not seen him munching bread from a hidden poclcet while musing of trained nurses and Greek? KIRK BROOKE ANDERSON RICI-IIvIoND, VIRGINIA Pbilologian: Y. M. C. A.: Manager Football, 'l4: Biology Assistant: President Sophomore Class, '13-'l4: M. H. S. Club: Athletic Editor "Messenger," '13-'l4: Football and Track Squads, '13-'l4. "Brooke" is the embodiment of enthusiasm and sincerity. If he says he will do a thing, it is as good as done. "Brooke" has his theories and troubles, but he is always accorrfplishing something. A veteran football player, one of the best man- agers "The Spider" eleven ever had, a true sportsman, and a "swell" fellow, we think. He will choose Hades on ac- count of the athletics there-his "hobby." WILLIAM HERBERT BAI-ILKE BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Pi Kappa Alpl1a:'Varsily Traclf Squad, 'l4: Y. M. C. A.: 'Varsity Club: Maryland Club: Chemistry Laboralory Assistant. "Brownie" Bahllce-he holds the world's record for leg- length and pole vaulting. True to the race of "Brownies," he Hits in and out among us so quietly and so utrippingly on the toe" that we really "know not of his goings out, and comings in." Brownie whispers around the dorm. to see if Dr. Olmstead has heard his latest remark. A member of the "Newton Crew" in "C" and by no means the silent partner. "Brownie" and "john Bunny" change clothes. The Spina 65 , WILLIAM HARVEY BARLOW BROOKNEAL, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. AJ Philologian Literary Society. Barlow's only likeness to a snail is that his shell carries him around. If you can break through that armor-plate, my what a nice place inside. Harvey never troubles anybody till somebody troubles him-it's worth the trouble. We have caught him unaware out of his domicile and we sincerely liked what we found-a gentleman. Then, too, Barlow is a grind. Member of Barlow, Wyatt, Inc., Marriages, Funerals, etc., at any hour. WILLIS HERBERT BRANNOCK CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND Y. M. C. A. Cabinet: Philologiang Debating anal Forensic Council: Associate Editor "Messenger," 'l4g Presi- dent Freshman Class, 72. "Verily, if thou meditate in the heart the death of a Soph., thou art guilty." Brannock combines preaching with insur- ance and thereby violates the Sabbath. NW. I-I.'s" tongue is so slick and smooth it would slide all around "Boaty" and prove him almost anything before his very face-hence the reason for the constant appearance of his name in the Collegian's society column-"where the fellows preached Sunday." JOHN ARCHER CARTER SUTIER, ILL1No1s Phi Comma Delta: Mu Sigma Rho: Editor "Collegian": Clee Club: Quartet: Cotillion Club: Mandolin Club: Associate Editor "Messenger": President Dramatic Club: Lightning Club. "Nick" is a genius, and incidentally a very popular man. As editor of the leading weekly of the day, he repre- scnts his Alma Mater magnificently. Grit?-why, that's Nick's middle name. I-Ie says things in his paper that the Faculty are afraid to think. Everyone looks for a leader of leaders in this man. A keen eye, a keener brain, and keenest thoughts characterize A. Carter. Already a worthy rival of O. Henry, he will be the cause of pride among the SPIDER5 some day in the fact that he was with us. Another killer? Glibe Smihet JOHN THOMAS COBURN EASTON, MARYLAND Y. M. C. A.: Philologian: Executive Committee R. C. A. A.: 'Varsity Football: 'Varsity Club: Captain 'Varsiy Football Team, 75. "Co" is one of our fat men-and a preacher, what? His middle name is cal, and, from his use of it, we presume he likes that better than the others. "Co" furnishes an example that a preacher on this campus can really he a man. We think him a great fellow. His udoggonnittn on the gridiron sounds much worse than our A'l"'!'5!'5l"'l,5l Football keeps "Co" from being champion fat man of the world-my! he can play. WALTER EMERSON DURHAM APPOMATTOX, VIRGINIA Pi Kappa Alpha: Philologiang President Y. M. C. A., 755 'Varsity Fotballp Track: Executive Committee R. C. A. A.: Associate Editor "Messenger," "Collegian," 'l5g Business Manager "Messenger," 'l5g Field Day Medal, '12-'l4. "Durry" is a representative college man, a prince of good fellows, an enthusiast in everything. Everyone who has noticed him on the gridiron knows the complexion of true manhood, yet-"Durry" has no celestial wings. Visit the emblazoned plaster-cast of his dainty foot fhe broke his ankle killing Yellow Jackets, you know, to see if he is popular among us. The best President the Y. M. C. A. ever had. ALBERT THOMPSON ELLWANGER Wirr, VIRGINIA Pliilologian Literary Society: Y. M. C. A.: President of the Chatham Training School Club. Who has seen the broadest of broad smiles wandering over the campus on two enonnous legs?-that's part of "Tooth- piek." But, there is much more. A modest, bashful giant, gentle and harmless, with a heart which fills his huge body. Oh, yes, "EHininger" has the distinction of being captain of the SPIDER volley ball team and for years has been the front- ispiece of Spaulding! Volley Ball Guide. Coach Dobson doesn't like "Eli" to chew a toothpick more than one month. Ghz Shiner 67 DUNTON JACOB FATHERLY WEINWOOD, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Mu Sigma Rho, Censor, Sergeant-at-Arms: Y. M. C. A.: Tidewater Club. "Father"-we wish it were "Bringing Up Father" to our altitude. "But "Father's" derby, trousers and coat look just like a real man's and they most assuredly belong on a real man. Quality rather than quantity, let us say. "jeff" is heartbroken since "Mutt" Davis went away. "Father" made the best Sergeant-at-Arms that the Mu Sigs ever had, on account of the ease he experienced in handling the big men. A lady killer? PHILIP WINFREE FORE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Assistant Manager Football, 'l3: Assistant Business Manager of "Collegian": Cotillion Club: Bachelors' Club. Who says "Winnie" is not a killer. an idol with feet of clay? "Winnie" was goingto be a doctor until he saw an operation and we hear he swoonecl into forgetfulness imme- diately. He is in lover-ah! "nameless here for ever more" since "Trotter" Bagley got on the job. Then "Winnie" is also a politician-shl ask him about football managership- see him laugh, grow serious, laugh again, and-change the subject. A town student of Calico. J. H. GARBER WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA Pi Kappa Alpha John is a great ladies' man. We are surprised at the liberties he insists upon taking in their presence: for instance, on one occasion he was out of funds, and he sat by the way- sicle and endeavored to sell "hot-cross buns" to the girls from Wesdmampton. That's all right, John: it was profitable business, wasn't it? QFD? gtlliillet SAMUEL H. C-ELLMAN, LL. B. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA .Senior Lan: Prize, 'I3-'l4g Critic Mu Sigma Rho, 'I4g Associate Editor "Messenger," 'l5g M. H. S. Club. Now here is a lawyer and a winner of the law prize toc young to practice. Shame on Virginia. Some day he will astound the judges of America with Gellman's Extracts from Cellman's Principles. What is that noise? Oh! Sam has dropped a nickle through the Hour of the student shop and is striving to obtain damages by law. You can only get two and a half cents, with interest UO per cintj, Sam, be- cause a coin in the hand is worth two under the Hour. Re- member, Sam is not responsible for his younger brother. A. J. GOODMAN GUINEA MILL, VIRGINIA "Doctor Harris, that is as far as l have read." This is Goodmz-m's favorite expression in Greek, we understand, prob- ably the translation of a sentence. At any rate, we would like to have a little variety. When you return to college next fall bring us a breath of fresh air from the big farm. WISTAR HAMILTON, JR. LYNCHBURG, Vmcmm Philologiang Y. M. C. A.: Clee and Mandolin Clubs, 'IZ-'l3g Treasurer Sophomore Class, '13-'l4. Whiz-something has Hashecl by us. Oh! "Rat" on his bike. He is also famous in aviation through that marvellous flight from the third story of old Del..and.Cottage to aid his beseigecl Freshman classmates. "Wist" is a guardian this year he has a Rat brother in college. They are renowned, this pair, as great church workers and will inevitably become "sheep" some day. ' Gibe Spiller 69 RALPH CLIPMAN MCDANEL ' COVINGTON, KENTUCKY Kappa Sigma: Philologiang Declaimers' Medal, 'l4g Critic, Secretary, Asst. Business Manager "Messenger"g Clee Club: Y. M. C. A.: Assistant Manager Football, '14, "Mack" is one of the guys who insists on the serious face. the Solomon stuE, but "Sparrow" has been passed by the National Board of Censorship. "Mack's" middle name is "Work" fsmile, l you, smilej. I-le goes to col- lege here, we believe, but we hear that he lives down on Lom- bardy Street. He is indeed a great declairner-we do hope it will serve him in excellent stead among the Lomhards. VICTOR SHARP METCALF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Kappa Sigmag Mu Sigma Rho: Colillion Club: Scrub Football Team, 'l4g Class Baseball: Richmond Acad- emy Club. 4 "Hugo" has taken to strong drink and hlondined his hair. All human beverages now weary him-his palate craves sulfuric acid-he'll tell you the formula-V. S. M., Con- sulting Chemistl. Beware, young man. Some say you will cash in with delirium sulfurcns. The pluckiest of football players, "Victim" of a broken nose, son of a D-eane, ye Cxods et pisceres, what next!--a perfect gentleman withal. "Vic" chews tobacco? PAUL GOODE PERDUE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Zeta Xig Manager Football, 'l3p Inter-Fraternity Council: 'Varsity Club: Lightning Club: Bachelors' Club: Richmond Academy Club. "Boss" Murphy, Sonny jim, Terpsichore--there we have Pete. He would now be a surgeon cutting people instead of capers and classes, but he cannot bear to leave us. just a tip, "Pete"-managers should never buy three derhies, four suits, fIve pair shoes, an overcoat, a maclginam, should never smoke cigars and chew gum during a prosperous month of the football season. We have your number-ah! how could we do without you and your smile, "Pete"? Ghz Spins: P. L. MITCHELL ANOKA, MINNESOTA "Mitch" hails from Minnesota, and can tell you wonderful stories of that far-distant Gocl's country. "Spider" Hurt says he is a wonder. the nonpareil. As a matter of fact, all loyal "Spiders" have a warm feeling for "Mitch," and believe the "Cap" will help largely to bring victory to the l9l5 Basket-Ball Team. ' G. W. QUICK FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA This fellow was surely ill-named, because he wouldn'l hurry to get out of the way if he saw the smallpox coming his way. "Mike" Hutchison will probably tell you that he is quick to see a joke, and Dr. Anderson may admit that he is quick in evading questions, which seem offensive to "Senior," That's all right, "Senior," you're there with the goods, when it is time to deliver them. j. A. SAVEDGE LITTLETON, VIRGINIA "Dick"-a nickname transmitted from an older brother- isn't considered much of a ladies' man around here, but if re- ports be true, he is proverbially guilty of urushing calico" in his own home town. He is becomiirig a good debater, and ably defends his side in the Philologian Hall. Ghz Smilies 71 G. T. TERRELL ASHLAND, VIRGINIA Chorister, debater, preacher, these are Tyler's leading characteristics. The inmates of Section C, Dormitory 2, are often disturbed from deep study by his soothing and melodious voice. They tell us that he has the power of filling his church on Sunday, if he announces beforehand that he will not sing a solo. It is as a debater that Tyler has won most renown. We are glad he will be back with us another year to support the Red and Blue. H. G. WARINNER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA This is one of the best-natured fellows on the campus. If he is studying for a test, and you want to borrow his notes. Henry immediately hands them over to you. You would think him a football star, if you looked him overg but he has not yet shown us his ability along this line. We hope he will do so before he leaves college. HENRY OSWELL WVYATT MONTAGUE, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. 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BOYD ..... .......... ........ P r esident WILLIAM A. BAGLEY. . . . . .Vice-President WILLIAM R. SILVEY. .. ..... Secretary EDWARD Fox ...... ............ T reasurer WESTON BRISTOW ..... .... . ......... H istorian STUART G. ALDI-IIZER ....... .... A nnual Representative History i'C.TgT?:Lf.Sf HE Class of '17, the last "Rats" of the old campus, came out on the new campus as great a bunch as ever. Indeed everything was as quiet as the tranquil lake until the Sophs began to meet each 5-Ixfl ji other. After a good "hug" and a "howdy" all around, we tcok fb a look about us and lo! to our astonishment, what do you think we saw? "Rats," "rats," "rats"-it looked as if they would Q,QffL'2QiC never stop coming. Several rather casual glances were cast among the fellows. But glances did not end it for several "rat exterminatorsu were on the job quickly. A call meeting was held in the vice- president's room and an elaborate reception was planned for these intruders. YV hen the evening had been decided on, committes on regulations, securing paddles, enter- tainment, place for reception and invitations were appointed. At last the evening came, the third after the general influx was over. All "rats" had turned in, some had extinguished their lights, but in accordance with their cus- tom for the three or four nights since they had been in college, did not disrobe or do any sleeping. The "whole bunch" had adopted Hwatchfull waiting," for things were in the air. About l2:30 the Invitation Committee proceeded to the rooms of intruders and invited them in a most informal manner to prepare for the reception at once. Did they come? Well, I guessg it looked as if the German army had been suddenly mobilized in front of Dorm. 2. GED!! Spilltt 75 With "gentle" Sophs on either side they were marched to the athletic lield. Here they were given certain regulations as to college life. Yes, they will never forget them, for we were satisfied that "impressions" had been made. After the famous "scrambled egg" stunt had been given on the lawn near the Administration Building, they were allowed to go to their rooms. Every "Rat," as he left the lawn ran between two lines of Sophs, each having a paddle. After the Soph "reception," the next interesting event was the Rat banquet. The banquet hall at lVlurphy's rang out with the merriment of the young college lads and lassies, but not so great as the yells of the Sophomores, when the rats returned to the campus. However, we surely have to hand it to themg they had a swell affair. The way they managed that reliects great credit upon the class. The truth about the whole matter anyway is, we don't think there be any Rats quite so fine as ours. We are becoming more proud of them every day and instead of extermination it is now admiration. The class is very well represented in the athletics of college. We have foot- ball, baseball and track representatives, and for the coming season 'l7, furnishes both manager and assistant for the upigskin kickersf' In the lecture room and general collegiate work, we have striven to keep step with our fellow-workers, and are considerably encouraged by the general progress of the class. Although we had spent but one year at the old site, we learned to love every inch of it, but since we have come out to Westhampton we wonder how we ever lived elsewhere. We complete our second milestone perhaps somewhat weaned, but with Hne purposes and a strong determination to finish the race. With the unlimited oppor- tunities and advantages which are ours, we are resolved to start l9l5-'I6 with that "come-back" spirit which is becoming one of the characteristics of every loyal Spider. The year l9l3-'I4 was one of great beginnings for us, l9l4-'15 an insight to what the beginnings have opened to us, and I9l5-'I6 looms up before our horizon as a further insight into those things which will enable us to obtain the larger and better things in life. Therefore farewell, good pastg welcome, ye present, and right well, O future, do we anticipate thee. HISTORIAN. I6 dtbz Spitler STEWART GEIL. ALDHIZER BROADWAY, VIRGINIA Secretary Freshman Class, 1913-'l4: Annual Rcp- rescntative Sophomore Class, 1914-'l5: Pied- mont Club: Y. M. C. A.: PrefMedical Club. We present .our class with Stewart at the head. By the way, he has been right at the front this year, too, with all of his class work. We often wonder how he keeps his hair in such perfect condition. WILLIAM HUGH BAGBY STEVENSVILLE, VIRGINIA Secretary Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, 1914- 'l5: Tidewater Club: Tennis Club: Clee Club. ' Let us introduce you to one of our most wide- awalce boys. If you would like to see someone get across the campus in a few seconds watch William Hugh. He is.a hustler, anyway: just listen to him advertising his wares a'minute. WILLIAM ARCHER BAGLEY BI.AcIcs1'oNE, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Vice-President Sophomore Class, 1914-'l5: Class Baseball Team: Bachelors' Club: Cotillion Club, l9l4-'l5. Here comes one of our sports. However, style is not only his thoughts: ask his friends, for they are legion. William is right fond of going "across the lake," but we don't blame him for that, for who Isn't. ROBERT LORD BAUSUM 'ANNAliOLlS, MARYLAND Y. M. C. A.: Missions Sccretary:,Philologian Literary Society: Inter-Collegiate Prohibition Association 5 Treasurer Ministerial Associa- tion: Vice-President Maryland Club: Editor- in-Chief "Messenger" for l9l5-'16, Bausum is small, but somehow finds room to put in much stuff from the books. To say he works, mildly expresses it. tithe Spina 77 CLAUDE C. BOYD HONAKER, VIRGINIA Zeta-Xi: Vice-President Freshman Class, 1913-'l4: President Sophomore Class, 1914-'l5g Treas- urer Philologian Literary Society, l9l4-'l5: Inter-Society Delzater, 1913-74: Asst. Busi- ness Manager "Collegian," l9l4-'l5: Man- ager Foollmll Team, l9l5-'l6. WESTON BRISTOW STORMONT, VIRGINIA - Pi Kappa Alpha: Y. M. C. A.: Philologian Lit- erary Society: Inter-Society Delvater, Fall Term, I9I4-'l5g Inter-Collegiate Delmter, 1914-'l5g Ministerial Association: President Tidewater Club: Historian Sophomore Class. 1914-'l5g Assistant Editor of "Collegian" Well, I guess we have said enough above about "Bris" is active in college life, he has repre- Claude to let you know "Izzy" is one of our wide- awake boys. sented the college in inter-collegiate debate, and is an excellent student. THOMAS NEWTON BROOKING ORANGE, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Philologian Literary Society: Class Basket-Ball Team. T. N. carne to us last year from one of the big cattle farms In Orange. We have fixed him up in pretty good shape, and now he is all I-ight. HARVIE A. CLOPTON RICHMOND, VIRGINIA john Marshall High School Club: Class Baseball Team, 1913-'l4: Track Team, 1913-'I4. I Harvie is one of our quiet fellows. He has but lIttle to say untIl "exam" lime. Then, oh then, he says something. 78 GED? Slliilet LEE FORBES CRIPPEN HURLOCK, MARYLAND Y. M. C. A.: Philologian Literary Socielyg Min- isterial Assaciationg Class Baseball and Bas- lfet-Ball Teams. WIRT LEE DAVIS CI-IARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A. Cabinet: Forlf Union Club: Minis- terial Associations Philologian Literary So- ciety: Inter-Society Debate, l9l4-75. Here is another sister State bunch, and he up-' Witt comes from the university city, and we are holds the standard of Maryland, too. Like other glad he came to us, for surely he is a great fellow. fellows, Lee took advantage of Faris' Studio special See those curlsg well, if they don't go in their right offer to college boys, and had "his beauty struck." place, he just argues with them until they do. LYNN CALGAR DICKERSON I CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: PlIitotogian.Literary Society: Class Basket-Ball Team: Ministerial Association: Piedmont Club. If Lynn's picture should begin to hop about bc- fore you, gentle reader, don't be alarmed. But Dick is one of our most popular fellows. He is some- what reserved, but always ready for that which is for good and will help someone. ISAAC DIGGS, JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Kappa Sigma: Richmond Academy Club: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society. At last we have come to our uladies' man." Diggs is always there. But Diggs "for a' that" is a good student and a popular fellow if he does cut chapel--we'll not say how often. The S-piher 79 .IAMES FREDERICK EDMONDS ACCOMAC, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Tidcwaler Club. "l'leinie, Jr." is before you. He is another of our fellows from the Tidewater region and we hope that section has some more such. "I-leinie" first knew of his existence on the Eastern Shore in the good old county of Accomac, the place of potatoes. JOHN CAM FIELDS MOUTH or WILsoN, VIRGINIA Sigma Phi Epsilon: Y. M. C. A. Fields did a foolish, then a wise thing, so accord- ing to the old chap of "Stratford-on-Avon," "All's well that ends well." The foolish thing was he spent last year at William Jewell and the wise thing is told by his presence here. EDWARD JACKSON FOX NEWPORT NI-:ws, VIRGINIA Treasurer Sophomore Class, 1914-'l5p Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Tidewater Club. "Brer Fox" used to have his den in Mathews County, hut last summer moved to the ship-building center. He seems to be very fond of visiting on Church Hill. He has a sister residing there, but we are inclined to believe "somebody's else sister lives there too." MOSES GELLMAN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA fohn Marshall High School Club. Say, do you know Moses? Well, you wouldn't be on the campus long before he would be "nob- bing" around to see what was going on. His fa- vorite expression is "head work," and we wonder sometimes why he doesn't do more of it: but you see it's Moses and we excuse him. so ii me spina p CLAUDIUS OSBORNE. JOHNSON LOUIS MONCURE LATANE Basic Cnr. Vmemn RICHMOND- VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Treasurer Freshman Class, l9I3-'l4g Y- M- C- A-I Mu Sign1a.Rl10i -SCCFCUITL? College Piedmont Club: Philaloginn Literary Society. Prohibition -4550513110715 Tldewdlcr Club: . . . West End Club. Brother Johnson ts with usg yes, he IS here. If -'-- ygu doubt if ask th: "Rags," They will never for- Here IS our clear little boy, that is not spending get him and how he looked when he delivered a his time carrying books or losing them eitherg he is speech to them in the fall on their "reception" night. putting good "s!uE". in the top of his head, and he "l feel mean." "I feel cruel." "Rats, Rats," doesn't need to worry so much about books. he shouted. VIVIAN STREETER LAWRENCE LEE. S. LIGGAN, JR. CHURCHLAND, VIRGINIA Ric!-lMoND, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Y. M. C. A. Pliiltgogiagz Literary Society 5. 'Varsity TraclgFantl H an th f .. ty b hs. S C asc all, 1?l3i 14: Asstslanl Manager oo!- that Zigejgalyis step, 0? liis,oeldtirselnyucharlailcilieristic gf 15113, ,'?,f4' C-Goin Marshall I-hgh School the lad. Lawrence doesn't say much until the op- U ' urs' y U ' portune moment, then open your eyes, peace, ho. he l-lere's the fellow from the hot corner in "base- speaks. What he says has been thought out before ball," and the way he gets around on that third base It comes our. tickles you all over. Run, did you sayg well, I guess. ,. e :,,.,,-.fn , V tithe Qpiuer 81 HERBERT WILLIAM MCCLUNG TINCHER, WEST VIRGINIA Yes, here is dignity personified. Mcclung hardly ever laughs or smiles: he is one of our very serious fellows. He was here some few years back and decided, after having been out some time, that he couldn't exist without his "sheepskin" from R. C. RICHARD H. MEADE, JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Cotillion Club: Richmond Academy Club. A Here is another of our Nheavyweightsf' Dur- ing the winter term we noticed that he adopted the big eye glasses-well, you've heard of the mouse peeping through the sifter: here's at you in R. I-l. ROGER MILLHISER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Business Manager "Collegian," l9l4-75: Mandolin Club, 1913-'l4g Dramatic Club, 1914-'l5g Tennis Club, l9l3-74: Coiillion Club, 1914-'l5g Richmond Academy Club. "Beef" has a different color fsuitj for every oc- casion. However, the way he steered the business department of the Collegian during its first year gives him a warm place in the hearts of all. ,f ' X HILL MONTAGUE., JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Kappa Sigmag Mu Sigma Rlxag Track Squad, 1913-'14, ' A worthy exponent of his long time illustrious family. Hill is one of those guys who is seen and not heard unless it is worth while. just for the sake of doing things he is showing the members of "whiskers" Math. 2 who knows something about the fellows who wrote Math. 82 Gtbe Qpiher r' 1' X XDJLI' " ' ' J ' Af,--:Q,.3,5".1.I' f I ., i f-HH 1 ' 1 f, f 4 I II I .I, r .NT MJ' I 'Eiga ff, . - til" I' QEZIE 1' , fr? LIU.-' I .DI .-.I 6 11 4 ",:-,- .' fl, 7-'afr' I., ft. I ROBERT MOORE MUSTOE Hor SPRINGS, VIRGINIA Y. NI. C. A.: Philolagian Literary Society. lVlustoe is tall, yes, taller, and indeed the tallest. Despite the change in styles, Mustoe still wears his watch in his coat pocket with a large chain. We wonder what else he ever used the chain for. l X , l f N". Y I , , -BW I llhf , I I I JAMES HIRAM POTEAT SALEM, VIRGINIA Philologian Literary Society: Y. M. C. A.: Forlf Union Club. This is one of our heavyweights It has wor- ried us considerably to know which is the "lighter," he or Meade. Poteat is intensely interested in his hair: he has had it standing for some time, but we think eventually he will attain success with the "college cut." Aslc him what he thinks of Othello. ,L lx 4 U EMBRA YANSEY NOBLIN CLARKSVILLI-1, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Philolagian Literary Society: Chat- ham Training School: Pieclmonl Club. Noblin, E. Y., is perfectly correct, for we hear the "profs" call it so often we are sure it must be right. Noblin is one of our jolly fat fellows, and the way he can get the "Rats" around is something great. 'Vi' ELDRED HITER ROBINSON MARION, VIRGINIA Sigma Phi Epsilon: Manager Freshman Baslfel- Ball Team, 1913-'l4,' President Southwest Virginia Club: 'Varsity Baseball Team, l9l3-'l4: Second Assistant Manager Football Team, 1915-'l6. Robbie has been intensely interested in athletics ever since he has been in college and has done some good work. We are expecting great things in his baseball career this year. I I I dlibe Spina 83 GEORGE WILMOT ROSS - LA BELLE, MISSOURI Phi Camma Delta: Y. M. C. A.: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: Mandolin Club. Ross came in from the far West. Ross is usually at his best with Metty and frequently gives his opinion on an authority. He is one of the great readers of the college and you know what "Mr." Bacon said about the "guy" who reads. AUGUSTINE JOSEPH RUSSO - PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA Russo hails from the city by the sea, and right worthily is he maintaining the good name of his home town. Rather singular that he should have taken unto himself a "better half" from the western part of the Old Dominion: nevertheless, he and Mustoe have their happy domicile in Dorm. l and are snugly furnished in their nest. WILLIAM RUSSELL SILVEY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, Plzilologian Literary Society: Secretary Sophomore Class, l9l4-'l5. This is one of our Fork Union bunch and some- times he thinks he is drilling, judging by the way he walks. But that is not his only walk, he goes in Latin B and Math. B9 now you see he is walking some. LAWRENCE O. SNEAD VIRGILINA, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Philologian Literary Society: Sec- retary Chatham Training Club. Here is another of our C. T. S. boys, and very good boys they are. But there is one thing we don't understand with L. O. and that is how he ever got enough nerve to propose to Hill, S. S. - K at 84 the Spinzr THOMAS BOYD TALIAFERRO Essex COUNTY, VIRGINIA Pi Kappa Alpha: Traclg Squad, 1913-'l4g Fresh- man Relay, l9l3-'l4g Fork Union Club: Tizlenvaler Club: Vice-President Tennis Club, l9l4-'l5. Boyd is one of our most popular fellows. He has been pulling oil: some good work with the science department. Sure, he is fond of the gentle sex: sure, he knows the way "across the lake," and, sure, he goes. WILLIAM EARLE. WHITE. MCKINNEY, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Tidewater Club: Pliilologian Lil- erary Society. Now here is our White boy. Earle we think sometimes is a perfect joke. Then we change our minds and doll: our hats to him for he "wagsu six classes. One of his recent stunts was to pull off "A" on Latin 2. - .-1 -Q., 4-H135 PM V1 " ? M THffg,.-tif-i-.vi-Gil, 1-'Fi'H1f:--ity "Zo ' I. ur f' r af' 1 A-Q: drifilfiiiixfaiilg-jlif'-Q' I . , -f we -' twine-f:":x - .U 'L' .' 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Film I e..iii3.fIf-...E-,Q f'5le"'-4359.. . seen. , fliiuf I of - ivsgziggy JAMES CALDWELL WICKER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Phi Kappa Sigma: 'Varsity Faolballg 1913-'l4g 'Varsity Baseball, 1914 This blue-eyed sprout is some conundrum around college. just when you think you've got him, you find out that he's slipped away. The great trouble with "Tiney" is that he has so overworked himself that many mornings he falls asleep from sheer ex- haustion and does not awake until dinner time. RAMCSTH PAYNE WILLIAMS LA BELLE, MISSOURI Phi Gamma Della: Mu Sigma Rho Literary So- ciety: Dramatic Club: Y. M. C. A. "Reddy" from the prairies. We can't say he is a typical Westerner, yet there are some indications of his first whereabouts. The old proverb that red hair is the sign of temper evidently fails here, for "Reddy" is just one of our best. Gtbe Svpiuer 85 The Massacre of the Rats "Rjrek Ciwjnfzoj U fy yw y Y Q OLLOWING the ancient customs and usages of their most worthy s L P V01 , W . 91, we QM f -m a y I rm lwlx 'T' Gigi , 'Btu 62? " 9' predecessors, the Rats, who entered the new college ln the fall of nineteen fourteen, were about the meekest set of would-be humans that ever trod a soft and nervous foot upon sacred college soil. Green? To call them that would be to do them individually and collectively the Vilest kind of injustice, for they were so ignorant and unSOPl-listocated that they made the color green look very pale pink. Of course, they all addressed the old men with an air of the lowest varlet in the kingdom, being graciously permitted to do homage by a plaintive greeting to his liege lords. And soon the "Ratcaps" made their ap- pearance. Striped skull coverers of brilliant red and blue were immediately pro- cured by every Rat on the grounds, be he high and mighty or lowly and weak. X And so things moved along A very smoothly for awhile and 1' X M I Q the older men began to think HQ" fy ' A that they had a very meek un- :-' -2? :f i ' obstreperous bunch of kittens to K handle, and so they acted sl if-25: l E accordingly. Every night the Rats were given a "reception," u.,.J,.,5,Lr1 Strange to say, the ennui of so many social events actually made the Rats shun such enjoyment and after awhile it was hard to Hnd a Rat who wanted to attend any like function. Of course, the greater part of them were invited and they attended-willy nilly-though it pained them greatly sometimes to leave their studies. The Hrst exciting rumor that floated around the campus after the Christmas holidays was that Senator Pinner had found his long lost razor, sharpened it up and hacked off the two months' growth of underbrush which had been obscuring his smiling-countenance. This bold, reck- less deed so changed his appearance that all the Rats took him to be one of the 86 Ghz Spitlet "Board of Copperplatersf' and began to take off their hats to him. Following closely on the heels of this upset in the daily routine, came the vague and mysteri- ous whisperings that "the Rats were going to pull off their banquet this Tuesday night." Ah, how the news spread, just like the bunch running for the car. And sure enough, when the fateful night came all the Rats were decked out in their best bibs and tuckers and forth they sallied in groups of fours and fives and sixes for the hotel and the big feed. While there they imbibed so much lemonade that they all imagined that they could lick the whole Sophomore Class with one hand tied up. In just such hilarious spirits they boarded their "special car," which left town at the last moment and amid songs of harmony UD and many a boast of what they were going to do if any one bothered them, they journeyed out back to the campus. Meantime, the Sophs had not been at all slothful. They had on the contrary, been wide awake and they had prepared to fix things so that the Rats would remain wide awake all the balance of the night. In a body they marched over beyond the Administration Building and lined themselves up in two long parallel lines on either side of the long dark path, leading from Stop 30 to the dormitories. In the last ten minutes of waiting not a man was allowed to so much as strike a match. When the Rats at last did pull in at the stop, the Sophs were ready and eager for their arrival. A great many of the impudent Rats had ladies from "across the pond" hanging lovingly on their arms for support. In a long column, two by two, the Rats marched down the path, and ah ha, little did they reck what awaited them. The "murmuring pines and the hemlocksn seemed innocence personified to the joyful unsuspecting throng that merrily strolled and half danced down the path, singing such hymns as "We Won't Get Home Until Morning," and others of like strain and dignity. Suddenly, without the slightest warning, the most barbarous, terrifying shrill war whoops rang out on all sides of the Rats and motley hordes of dark forms, yelling like wild hyenas, bore down on the frightened Rats, who stood huddled together in wild terror with their feminine companions about to faint in horror of the evidently horrible fate that was descend- ing upon them. On and on came the ambushers and then they closed down upon the defenseless rabble of Rats who knew not what to do and with one cruel 'F if 'F QNOTE: The rest of this article might betray valuable information to the common enemy, and so it has been struck out.-CENSORJ ::::::::::::::gi-ee-----Lg- ..........zz:azz::::::::zzz.::azzz:::::::::::::::::z::::::::::::::'T""i" ::::::::::::::::::::::::t::::1::::::::iEiiiEfiEi U 'umm' I .1 799' ., 5' :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::,gigzzfffg--:gr-3,355:mgggggggggggggggggg A 'J ----'---'-' -- Ghz Spina Freshman Class Officers MERCER O. CLARKE ............. JOHN B. OMOHUNDRO. .. ALBERT C. CHEETHAM. .. MAURY C. NEWTON .... HENRY T. CLARKE... . Abrams, R. H. Adams. P. C. Allen, B. D. Anderson, B. F. Anderson, H. D. Bagby, W. H. Barlcsdale, l. S. Barlcsdale, C. Beale, W. E.. Beasley, T. W. Beazley, R. T. Bennett, C. R. Bishop, C. E. Dickinson, N. Bobbitt, R. Cox, C. C. Bowles, l... S. Bradley, G. Y. Bradshaw, P. Brittle, 0. Britton, F. S. Broaddus, R. Bronson, E.. S. Broolcing, T. N. Charlton, H. W. Cheetham, A. C. Chesterman, E.. R. Clarke, H. T. Clarke, M. O. Clement, C. M. Coleman, R. T. Combs, F. Corr, R. H. Crowell, W. Craig, I. G. Craven, M. B. Crossley, N. T. Culbert, G. T. Dean, E. C. Dorset, Cu. T. Dunford, F. B. Efford, L. W. Fox, P. R. Carcin, R. D., jr. Members Glass, Max Godwin, C. B. Godwin, F. W. Goode, B. C. Grimes, W. Hall, O. H. Hamilton, P. E.. Hardwick, L. R. Harris, lVl. H. Harrisson, E. C. Harrup, P. l... Hazelgrove, E.. B. Hibbitts, P. Hickman, E.. E. Hite, R. Honaker, T. Hill, S. S. Hoover, E.. C. Hubbard, Leonard. Hurt, W. H. Kane, E.. D. Kay, A. Kennedy, A. Kidd, G. W. Kidd, C. Koontz, R. T. Lacy, R. l... Lane, H. C. Liggan, l... S., jr. Logan, R. Luttrell, H. B. Mapp, H. L. Martin, Walter F. Martin, William F. Mason, C. l... McDowell, Guy McNeill, G. E. Milbourne, H. 1... Miller, E.. W. Miller, B. Newton, M. C. Noblin. H. A. Omohundro, B. . . . . . . .President Vice-President . . . . .Secretary . . .Treasurer . . .Historian Parrish, R. Partridge, M. F. Patton, B. Pin, M. H. Porter, M. B., J Privott, H. Cn. Richcson, A. Roberts, l... Roden, E.. L. Rolpli, R. Saunders, C. C. Sharpe, W. Seward, B. P. Shepherd, l... Shumate, K. Sisson, G. E.. Skinner, B. F. Smith, P. B. Smith, S. H. Spain, Nl. Spicer, lVl. T. Terry, R. V. Terry, M. Terry, W. W. Thomas, C. C. Thomas, H. P. Toombs, T. N. Tucker, S. B. Turner, C. M. Tune, W. O. Tyler, D. P. Tyson, I... B. Vache, A. Van Denburgh, A G Vaughan, W. A Walker, T. Ward, D. B. Watsky, S. E. Waller, F. W. Wyatt, J. M. Williams, R. Wood, W. W. Woody, A. M. Wriglit, N. FRESHMAN CLASS dtibe Eminem 91 History i.C,HT?:Lrsi1HE Freshman Classlof IQI4-'I5 was the largest which has had the honor of entering Richmond College. Each member swells with pride when he remembers that he is the one-hundreth part XX, il ,' of the first class to begin its course upon the highway of learning 55 in Greater Richmond College. Our existence, as a class, began on a bright September day and it shall never be forgotten in eiglnf the minds of our band. We read the word, "Welcome" upon the face of each one that greeted us, but the greeting longest to be remembered, was the one so cordially extended by the Sophomore Class at that hour of midnight, shortly after our arrival. Barrelistaves aided our hosts in mak- ing their welcome more impressive. Upon this occasion we were given the rules andfregulations of tradition to guide our infant feet. When it was announced that no "Rat" could cross the bridge which leads from our campus to the realms of bliss, each "Rat" received a sickening sensation above his upper left vest pocket. This warning issued, We were paddled to bed, and the following day resembled the morning after the night before. The Mother Spider then began to weave for us the golden web of knowledge, and time passed quicker than the weaver's shuttle. We found new buildings and were requested to leave each just as we first looked upon it, in order to give the generations yet unborn an opportunity to drink at the same fountain of wisdom. We found noble customs gathered around the new home of the college. There was spread out before us a glorious history and we determined to emulate the virtues of those who had made it, by which we hope to leave behind us equally praiseworthy examples. Of course, we had an election and the tactics would make some of the most experienced politicians sit up to take notice. Then came the jaunty little Rat hats made of red and blue. These alone solved the problem of distinguishing between ourselves and the dignified Seniors. The caps were seen in great numbers at the football games, where we had the pleasure of cheering our owsm classmen on the gridiron. The games were fought and wong the laurels of victory equally shared among the victors. Our spoils were not small. No Freshman Class has discharged its duty to the school until it has a banquet. In order to add to the pleasure of all concerned, our sister class at Westhampton, went 92 The Spina into partnership with us. All plans were laid in whispers, but history repeats itself and the fair ones let the secret slip. Notwithstanding this, the Sophomores gave little trouble and the event was a great success. As our Freshman year draws to a close, we look back over it with many happy remembrances. While our men were battling upon the gridiron our cheers rang high from the stands. Our melodious voices have disturbed alike the nocturnal slumbers of our protecting and our stick-wielding neighbors. Many times have we been heard from the debating Hoor, but more often as neophytes desiring "food" in the Refectory at meal times. Soon we shall be scattered severally among the "mad- ding crowd." Cur labors and pleasures will differ but each will carry in his heart a deep and abiding affection for old R. C. V. This written history will be read and forgotten but the men who made it shall always remember its making. I-IisToRiAN. fflpologies to Browning., And erc the signal "Booty" had uttered You lzear as if an army muttered, And the muttering grew to a grumbling And the grumbling to a mighty rumbling, And out to the College the Rats came tumbling- Crcal Rats, Small Rats, Lean Rats, Brawny Rats, Brown Rats, Black Rats, Cray Rats, Tawny Rats, Crave old pladclcrs, gay young frislfers Eager to view beloved "Wl1isl5ers." itbe Qpitler 93 A Rat's Dream WILLIAM F. MARTIN, 'I6 I-IE Devil sat lazily poking the poor unfortunates of the Pit with IZ cbs His pitchfork. As one would climb nearly out of the molten M J pitch, He would reach carelessly out and give him a shove back W Into the Lake of Fire and Brrmstone, watching the ripples play steaming wavesg He listened with a satisfied grin on His grim countenance to the weeping and gnashing of teeth, perfectly IW 4 ' 4 gl ,Vg e615 on the surface as the victim plunged temporarily beneath the J., -A--'MC COLE' wx satisfied with His work, content in the belief that the torture He was inflicting was the most terrible, weird, awful that could be conceived of by an infernal being. He smiled in His security: Lord of the Hosts of Darkness, for centuries He had with a wave of His hand regulated the activities of Hades with never a hitch, never a dispute of His authority. "A new arrival, Your Majesty," an- nounced a subordinate at His elbow. His Satanic Majesty reached out for the newcomer with an energy prompted by the anticipation of having a new victim, a fresh source of pleasure, another to torment. "Who is it?" He asked carelessly, and His fork made I ll f.,j"'1'?9I a sweep to pick up the stranger. "A Sophomore from one of the Virginia colleges," replied the servant of the King of Darkness. The smile faded from the countenance of the Sovereign: He dropped His fork and springing to His feet He exclaimed, "Why, in the name of common-sense, did you let him in? He will tear up Hell in just about ten minutes. I've an excel- lent notion of sentencing you to the Pit for six months for this!" "But, My Lord," pleaded the offender, falling on his knees, "His papers of admission were all rightg he has more entrance credits than the majority of our matriculatesg he has well justified his admission to the Realm. I knew not what else to do. Your orders were to admit all whose papers were correctly made out, showing a sufficient number of crimes committed on the Earth. Besides, he remon- 94 fitbe Qpiiler strated with me, and said if I refused to admit him he would go back to Earth and bring the whole Sophomore class down here and run the place as it should be." "Of course his papers were all right. you fool. As far as that is concerned every Sophomore practically on earth is admissible technically, but is that any reason we want to lose the place? We are running this place to torment the other fellow, not to enjoy the attractions offered our- selves. Still, if he threatened to rout us, you ' - showed your sense to admit him. I shall re- ' I Ward you. Here, you may punch the inhabi- Zxzlf ,f z fy., tants of the Pit for an hour, while I try, to enter- ,Milli will ,!1,,,, tain this Sophomore and get him to like me, 5' il ,WEEE or else none of us will be safe here." f- Ji' The Devil arose with a sigh and prepared to show the Sophomore the attractions of His Kingdom. The subordinate went to his reward and revelled in the fiendish delight of plying the fork. The Sophomore looked from the one to the other with a wistful gleam in his eye. "Say, Old Top, you got any Rats here?" he asked. His Infernal Highness bowed. "No, sir: I regret to say we shall not be able to offer you that amusement, but," he added hopefully, "I hope we may be able to entertain you with something else. We have spent much time and thought, adding all that appealed to me and my associates. I do you the honor, or rather," he added hastily, "I request the honor of you accepting half interest in the place with me. I don't mind acknowledging that I know you could turn me out and I am willing gi to do an th'n th t I t ' d- ., 'iff 2? ET ? D H y 1 g a can o gain your goo M 1 i E Wlll. XX- 5 5.. 'I ff -. A Y- .W . l , -fx -1553-,:'f:-'Q Xfx In The Sophomore took his companion s f ' - 1:2- a " . 1.1 arm. .-Well, come on and show me some- M - .t hi . I -3 -, 2 .2 thing. If I am to accept half interest in these glfgill - A f i holdings, you have got to show me something 1-'S A- 1 better than anything I have seen. Your idea of torture, judging from what I have observed is my ideal of a Sunday school picnic. But still," he gave the Devil a slap on the back and ran his arm affectionately around his waist, "You are a pretty nice sort of a chapg I like you even if I cannot hand your place much." GED! Slliiltt 95 The Deity of Darkness smiledg he was pleased to hear that the Sophomore was finding His company congenial, because He realized that the Pit they had just left was the masterpiece of His art, the climax of all the suffering He could inflict, and He had feared He would be unable to entertain His guest. There- fore His only hope lay in making the Sophomore like Him personally. . . . . . . . . . . . . . The subordinate plied the fork. The awful screamsof the inmates of the Pit rang through the Kingdom. The substitute was carrying on the work of the Devil as strenuously as the Infernal Majesty could have done. Finally, he turned to look over the new arrivals standing by His side. "Who are these?" He asked of the servant. "These are the Rats His Honor, the Sophomore desires," replied the valet with a bow. "They are freshly arrived from the same college from which the Sophomore hails, and they inform me, were there killed by him. You will have a job, I beg your pardong you will find it difhcult, I fear, to interest them. They are used to much torture." The servant withdrew. The assistant smiled. "I guess this place has been satisfactorily harsh for all Eternity. I expect we can interest these new arrivals. Here you," he reached for the Rats, "You get in here and I will give my whole time to you lest you should find it too agreeable." With a shove the Rats fell into the Pit. The flames ran high, the molten pitch boiled 9 the Rats dived to the bottom. The Rats came to the top with a delighted grin on their faces, they spit the pitch from their mouths with a chuckle, they threw a handful playfully at the Sub-Devil, at which time he ran with a shriek to a safe distance. "Finally, Old Top, do you fellows call this Hell?" asked one of the Rats. The subordinate started to reply, but was interrupted by the arrival of the Sophomore around the corner. There was a shriek, a moaning wail, the most inhuman ever heard in Hades. The faces of the Rats turned Whitey their eyes bulged. "Look," screamed one, pointing to the Sophomore. "l..ook!" With a groan the chorus exclaimed, "YES, THIS IS HELL." "What in the Devil is the matter with you?" asked the Rat's bed-fellow. "And why don't you stop kicking me?" "The Sophomore-" The Rat opened his eyes. "Oh nothing," he replied, and turning over went back to sleep. Finis. J7Lm.7' MAJ. BOY5,l THINK FooTBm.n. ru. 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V I X , Tx. sk , W 1 E ,p FQ ' A .Qfrf , ' v-f-Jaw! SPEC IALQ 'Q' 19 - -n N THE 28th of last January Francis A. Hutchison realized his 98 The Spiher Specials Morro: "Virtute non verbisf' FLOWER: Cape jessaminc. COLORS: Emerald and While. Officers FRANCIS A. I-IUTCI-IISoN .......... ...... P resident BERT L. ROBINS ........ . . . V ice-President THOMAS E. BASS, JR. .... ...... S ecretarp J. KIRK RICHARDSON .... .... T reasurer A. B. COSBY ......... .... H istorian History JU I I A x9aM ' A A :MX fx T I J YJ er' as Jim dream that a good crowd of good men, who were drifting about the campus as non-members of any class, should be organized into a strong body and the fIrst "Special Class" of Greater Rich- mond College had its beginning. The history of an organiza- tion so lately born into the world ordinarily could be written on a postage stamp, but the name itself immediately inspires respect and invites inquiry as to the meaning of such a body. We are not thrust into our class by the adversity of fortune, nor are we the victims of cir- cumstances for the name does not imply that we have forced ourselves into a band of delinquent members, but rather that we are undergoing a particular and pecu- liar brand of training of our own choosing. Some of us are fourth year men, it is true, but that only suggests that they are more proficient in their respective fields of endeavor-we came sshd! 4- to prepare ourselves for professional study, 4? - . and when such prep- aration has been con- ' '3 Ls- - eluded, though we may still be degreeless we shall bear no less love for Alma Mater u because of that fact. We pride ourselves on being a representative body of men, and we invite eagerly any inspection of our records. fthe Spitler 99 We boast, first of all, of five 'Varsity men-Ancarrow, l-lutchipson, Cosby, Robins and Privott. We also possess three Glee Club men and three members of the Cotillion Club. The lields we represent are chieily the ministry and the medical profession, and our number is about evenly divided between these two. There are among us sharks, athletes, speakers, singers, woman-haters, lovers, those who do, those who will occasionally, those who don't at all, and loafers. Almost every type to be found anywhere is in our midst, and we joy in being cosmopolitan. Space is too limited to picture the characteristics of some of our most prominent representatives, but we are of an unusual brand, nevertheless all loyal Spiders to the core. I A V si . 100 QED? Sliliiltlf NEWTON R. ANCARROW RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Zeta Xi: Captain Baseball, 'l4g Captain Football, 'l4g 'Varsity Clubg Cotillion Club. When "Newtie" is gone, it will be a loss to col- lege that will long be felt with sorrow. I-Ie has played a star in so many phases of college life, that in this short space it would be difficult to begin to enumerate the successes that are his. THOMAS EDWARD BASS, JR. ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Phi Kappa Sigma: Vice-President Southwest Virginia Club: Secretary Special Class: Clee Club: Mandolin Club: Catillion Club. Tom was on the campus only a few hours before he was known to the general student body and "Rabbi" in particular. I-le would do well to enter the secret service work. WILLIAM ELTON BEALE WINDSOR, VIRGINIA Beale is going to be a doctor and if consistency and hard work bring success, then he will be a good one. I-Ie believes in being outdoors with a kodak and this is the way he spends most of his time, when he is not working on the frog and turtle. ANDERSON BLAND SHACKLEFORD, VIRGINIA Sigma Phi Epsilon. Bland hails to us from Randolph-Macon. Lil-ie others he wishes to be a doctor and we are sure he can be a better one by being a Spider first! Ghz Spina 101 HARRY LEE CARTER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Here is a man whose kindness of heart is pro- portional to his bigness of statue and to whom a fellow can always turn when in need. l-le also possesses a good pair of healthy lungs. When a North-sider hears an unusual sound in the night he turns over and says, "It's only the big boy from across the track." THOMAS L. CHRISTIAN RICHMOND, VIRGINIA This young man's face is the first thing you see about him. His sandy mustache is the attraction, of course. l-le is the "special" Rat on the campusg always on the job when the chapel doors are open, but never ready when the classrooms are opened. ANDERSON BLACKWELL COSBY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Kappa Alpha: Historian Special Class: Football Team, 'l4g Track Squad: Baslfel-Ball Squad: folm Marshall Club: Cleo and Mandolin Clubsp M. H. S. Club. They call him "Mac." Once he owned a goat, which answered him with a "Ma-a-a-ck." Some one later got his goat, but the name clings round him still. "Mac" is athletic zealousy multiplied by infinity. LAWRENCE EARL FLINT Wssr VIRGINIA The love for the old Mother State has appealed to many of her wayward sons. Here is one who has answered the call and returned home. Possibly being a. "Rat" is the cause of his hermit-like existence. "Rats" of the future, beware of one so quiet, so humble, so meelc. 102 Gtibe Sapiuzr FRANCIS A. HUTCHlSON MANASSAS, VIRGINIA President Special Class: Football Team: Vice- Presidcnl F. U. M. A. Club: Assistant Man- ager Traclf Team. If wit, red hair and size are distinguishing marlcs, he's Irish. Let us add one morwconsciennousness. And contrary to the old maxim, if you would have a good thing well clone, let Mike do it. JOHN CLAUDIUS KIDD CREWE, VIRGINIA Mu Sigma Rho. This young man said when asked one clay which literary society he was going to join, "These Don Jaspers make me tired." To look at him you would think the care of the nation rested upon him, but you would not wonder why he came to Richmond College. SANDY CLAY OWEN REPUBLICAN GROVE, VIRGINIA Y. M. C. A.: Ministerial Association: Philalogian Literary Society. ln Sandy we find a loyal supporter of the Y. M. C. A. and Philologian Society. The three years he has passed with us at college have been spent in such peace and tranquility that often we fear he has departed, but whenever he was looked up he was always found right on the job. JOHN KIRK RICHARDSON CRI:wIa, VIRGINIA Zeta Xi In Kirlfs sojourn among us several honors have been thrust upon him. He is a member of Zeta Xi, the Piedmont Club, Treasurer of Special Class, and a strong supporter of the Anti-Feminine Club. But there is still a college honor which he covets- the honor to be able to break the crust on Burleigh Clark's face into a smile. Ghz Sniffer 103 BERTRAM LEE ROBINS RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Phi Camma Della: Vice-President Special Class: 'Varsily Club: Foollmll: Baseball. Some time ago Bert ceased to he a lady's man and has become a ladies' man. "All the world loves an athlete," they say, hence Bert is ultra- smashable when it comes to hearts. jAMES LEFTWICH SHEPHERD WELDON, NoIzTI-I CAROLINA "The Pride of Weldon" they call him there, hut he's good old "Jimmy" to us. There are two things "Jimmy" hates to dog one is wear a collar, the other is take a shave, but when he goes down on Broad on Saturday P. M. to look 'em over, the transforma- tion is wonderful. HENRY NORMAN SOYARS WENONDA, VIRGINIA Look at this black-headed young preacher. He is the son of his father, hut who would think he is? Innocent though he looks, but whom does he love? Nobody-just feminine in general. He is a "special" ladies' man. "No society for me," he says, "because I can debate now." THOMAS NATHANIEL TOOMBS CRYSTAL HILL, VIRGINIA Look at this young man's face and watch his eyes. His lips never get in the way of his teeth because he is 'a Philologian. His hair shows that he is a Rat Spider. "And they led him from Fork Union Academy as far as to Richmond College and as a special turned him loose." 0 104 The Qllihzt A JEAN A. VACHE Plvilologian Literary Sociely. We dicln't know whether Vache was boning for the ministry or for medicine. There are reasons for believing either, since he wears "an lean and hungry" saintly loolc and is a Biology shark and has such a cute mustache. DONALD BAGWELL WARD SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA Plii Kappa Sigma: Baseball Squad, 1914. "Don" is one of the l-louse Committee in Section A. "Does he keep order?" "Yes, he does not." They run it over Don because he is so quiet him- self, especially about 12:45 Saturday night. A bowl of steamed ancl a stein at Stumpfs. JAMES ERNEST WREN N James has always shown his ability to worlcg when he was very young his mother named him "Earnest." This word characterizes him. Earnestly he has worked up to the Y. M. C. A. and the John Marshall High School Club. Wllerever you see Ernest you see his little willow-woven satchel, too. "Two and two makes one," he says. ELBERT JOSEPH WRIGHT RICHMOND, VIRGINIA This is another one of our loyal representatives of the better sicle of olcl R. C. V. Parson Wright is struggling to show the "Joseph" qualities embodied in his gigantic structure. Look at his noble face and read his character. His hair is parted in the middle. 4 , V5 - I 106 GDB Slither WALTER Sco'r'r MCNEILL, B. A., Ph. D., LL. B. CASSIUS MONCURE CHICHESTER, A. B., LL. B. Professor of Law Associate Professor of Law Phi Kappa Sigma Kappa Alpha B. A. Richmond College, 1899, Ph. D. Uni- A. B. William and Mary Collegeg LL. B. versiy of Berlin, t902g LL. B. Harvard Uni- University of Virginiag Instructor in Law, Uni- versity, 1905, Associate Professor of Law, l905- versity of Virginia: Associate Professor of Law '09g Professor of Law since 1909. since l9l2. The Dean of our Law School is Mac, There was a young lawyer named "Chick," His delight is the sfuzlcnls to hack: At first blush you might say he was sliclfp In equitable conversion He lectured too lang, He finds small diversion, Bien: a hot and cold song, In irony he sure has the knack. Ann' got killed by a Blaclfacre lwriclf. dtbe Sepiner THOMAS jusrm Moons, B. A., LL. B. Associate Professor of Law B. A. Richmond College, l908g LL. B. Harvard University, l9l3g Instructor in Rich- mond Academy, 1908-'l0g Associate Professor of Law since i9l3. "Dan't you see ihal pretty point?" says "Bricky," Propounding a problem mos! irickyg He llvisis you and grinds you, Then lries io unwind you, And you think you've been sopping gin rickey. jol-IN RANDOLPH TUCKER, B. A., LL. B. Associate Professor of Lam B. A. Washington and Lee University, 1900 LL. B. Washington and Lee University, 1902 Graduate Student Harvard University, l902-'03 Some bear cal is Randolph Tucker, Whose inquiries make our brows puckerf Ask him 1vhale'cr you may, Bait your hook any way, Bu! you'll never catch him as a sucker. 107 I 4, .L D 5 ' ' "'5'Q?F mf .MJ WE .LTWEEEL 41 Ghz Spina Crossing the Bar BY WALTER CASSIUS JUSTIN RANDOLPI4 TENNYSON junior and Senior Law May both be passed by me, Anal may there be no flanking of the bar After my rlcgrec. Am-1 when I leave for Roanoke, there to reap The fruits of labors plantcrl in the loam, .May l the teachings of my faculty lfeep 'Til l reach home. Sufering the tortures of hell Anal after thai-lhe Lldflf, Anal may there be no sazlness when they tell Me of my marlf. Anil though all thought of law and case The ordeal may scatter far, 1 hope to see my license face to face When I have crossed the bar. "Rjrelg Cilvfnhoj F x 1 . 113 AR. : 3525 '33 QVWE J' f - - I in Q gy J li f - 1 l gagmm u .w I A.. - 4 Q ,g r,- 112 filibe Smitler is-.ff i..r-..w-ff.. ...- Q' . fe. .. ,- v - Y' V V ,vw . 1 .. - -... ri -1- '4t,S?1.:-Q.-:'.'f3r-'5'? -, 3 - -f ' " ,- A .' ., '- ' -31'-:-1 f, , . ,,, . Si . Pg, EF , I , .4 . .L ,, , . i 1 iff l V rag: i Y .lf :' 'LSL ' V g - , . ,. A gl, E-lift-:-nsvff-ext-,-ff-ngzvs- SSW' EDWARD BRADSTREET DUNFORD APPLICANT Fon LL. B. DEGREE Sigma Phi Epsilong Delta Theta Phi: Mu Sigma Rhog Winner of Junior Law Prize: Historian of Senior Class: Carpet Baggers' Club. HIS is "Dunny," the hardest student in the class. Not "hardest" in point of character by any means, for so far as we know this lad has always led an exemplary life. Last year he put up such an impressive "stall" about study- ing that he was awarded the Junior prize. And, at that, he fully deserved it. He spends one-third of his time sleeping, one-third in coming to college, and the balance is taken up in typewriting voluminous notes and studying ahead of all the heavy class assignments, with a few minutes taken up by cramming in some good at odd times. "Dunny" has a very friendly demeanor and it is hinted that he has some secret political ambition, viz.: to usurp the' throne of the "King of Manchester." Besides all this, his law notes have, because of their peculiar merit, come into more general use in the class than the regular text-books-for which notes we all reverently give thanks-"Dey done us good!" From the bold manner in which he answers back to Doctor "Mac," it is hardly probable that the dreaded bar exam. will be much of a problem for ihim. Ghz Qpiuer 113 ' JESSE CLARION DUKE Senior Law: Philologian Literary Socielyg Richmond College Masonic Clubg lnter-Collegiate Socialist Societyg Associate Editor Messenger, l9l5-'l6. ERE we have the inevitable and irrepressible Socialist. The "Duke of Fulton" is a firm adherent of ul. W. W.," which organization has stirred up several rows in the North, but so far he has remained calm and passive in our midst. Duke is sure to disagree most vigorously with any legal doctrine which does not clearly uphold the right of an employee to boss his employer. This em- bryonic Gompers spends part of his time here at the Law School, but most of it is consumed in firing vitriolic broadsides of "dum-dum" verbosity against the strongly entrenched forces of capital. You may totally disagree with a man and yet deeply respect his sincerity of conviction, and so we feel toward Duke. While we may not believe in the radical propaganda he is endeavoring to establish, nevertheless, we are bound to admire his earnestness of purpose and his wholesouled ambition to bring about the betterment of a great class of people. And whether or not he has selected the proper tools for the accomplishment of his task, his labor is not in vain. 7 , 114 Che Qpiher ' 1 " " , , it. Fl' Q , jf Li 1 Q. if lr Q if 'ff 1 :' gi fi ' E54 Tf7Fff5TiilfQi " " I ff JULIAN VAUGI-IAN GARY APPLICANT Fon LL. B. DEGREE B. A. l9I2g Sigma Phi Epsilong Delta Theta.Phig Censor Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, l9l lg Assistant Manager Football Team, l9l0g Manager Foot- ball Team, l9I lg Class Baseball Team, 191 I-'l2g President John Marshall High School Club, l9l Ig 'Varsity Track Team, I9lI. 'l2, 'l4: Captain Track Team, l9l3g Cross Country Team, l9l3, Field Day Medal. I9l2g Executive Com- mittee Athletic Association, l9I4-'I5, Critic Mu Sigma Rho, I9l3g Debating and ' Forensic Council, l9l4g President Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society, I9l4g Editor-in-Chief Messenger, l9I5g SPIDER Staff, l9l5g Orator Senior Law Class: CA. B., l9I3J ERE. we have one of the most unique specimens in our class. His many qualities are very difficult to describe or enumerate. At one time he ap- pears as the speeding Mercury, winning glory on the track for his Alma Mater. Another time, he comes to view as a progressive editor of The Messenger, and then we see him, most in his prime, as the argumentative young attorney-in- embryo, striving with all his haranguing powers to drill some knowledge into the thick craniums of his hearers. Vaughan has become very notorious for a certain preparation which he constantly uses in all of his endeavors. It is a form of green salve, which has rapidly come into general use on the campus, but Vaughan is admittedly the leading exponent in its use, and by far the largest and most generous 'Varsity Club. dispenser. The Sapitler V 115 4 Tw ' 'f"rIi:'i'3f1"'t?"3f'Qi'1"-. 'i"7""'3 'I 5534 "J"-F: . :Alf "f"i'f 1. 3':'i"37f'li'5' .': 1mi"f'I':ffi 'i'fi: "il -'iii' ' -' - i 'li 1 Q I gr I p - I Et 'yin ll. 'F in ' l ' I I 1 1 1 iyzfhgffrf- , i Y i I Y ' 1 ..J.:7Q,f CATESBY GRAHAM JONES cLoucF.sTaR, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE Phi Gamma Delta: Delta Theta Phig 'Varsity Football Team, I9I2-'13, Secretary junior Law Class, I9I4g 'Varsity Clubg Secretary 'Varsity Club, I9l4g Executive Committee 'Varsity Club, l9l5g Secretary R. C. A. A., 1915, Manager Basket-Ball Team, l9l5. ' RITZH is a student of some ability and greater renown than the average "reasonable man" might suppose at first blush. His stolid, clean-cut phy- siognomy impresses the casual observer more with the air of an army com- mander than with the personality of a hard student, one who bones from morn to night and from night to morn. As a lighting little end, whose work was ever a source of sorrow to the other teams, he is well known. As an all-around fellow, who has taken a lively interest in all phases of student activity, hehas no superior, but as a real, dyed-in-the-wool, first-class law bluffer, he must be handed "the dog," for there he shines, supreme in his ascendancy over many others who would like to have the same distinction. With all his peculiarities, we love him very well and we shall shrink from the time that his peroxide pompadour passes out from our midst. 116 i Glibe Quinn CARL HEINRICH LUEBBERT RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE Zeta Xi: Delta Theta Phig Basket-Ball Team, I9I2, 'l3, '14, 'l5g Captain Basket-Ball Team, l9l3, 'l4, 'l5g Hampden-Sidney College, l9l0, 'Il, 'l2g 'Varsity Club: Bachelors' Clubg John Marshall High School Club. OCI-I DER KAISER," fellows, here comes "I-leine"! This soft-eyed descendant of "the Fatherlandu is greatly outnumbered in his war sym- pathies hy the student followers of "the Allies," but he takes comfort in the fact that Doctor Mac is "wid 'em," and, so far as the Law School goes, "Who can be agin 'emi-5" And, he is some basket-ball player, too. His three years on the Spider team have been literally "covered in glory," and his teammates were not content with having him lead them once and so they re-elected him to the basket-ball captaincy. And, though he did not succeed in again taking the cup, he did so play that he may drink deep from the cup of honor. It is rumored that Heine is to be made a member of the Law Faculty next year, on account of his splendid attendance and work this session. We are prepared to credit the report, and we wish him well and believe strongly in his future, no matter what it may be! fthe Spina 117 WILMER LOY O'FLAI-IERTY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE Kappa Alphag Delta Theta Phig B. A. Richmond College, l9l lg President Philologian Literary Society, I9lIg Manager Football Team, l9I0g Assistant Manager SPIDER, l9ll5 Vice-President junior Class, I9I0g Secretary R. C. A. A., 19105 Assistant Manager of SPIDER. I9I4g Historian Junior Law Class, I9l4g Debating and Forensic Council, l9l3-'I4g Executive Committee, R. C. A. A., l9l3-'l4g President R. C. A. A., I9l4-'I5g Athletic Councilg Associate Editor of SPIDER, I9l5g Instructor in Mathematics, I9I4-'l5g President of Senior QA. B., 19139 A ' " IS TRULY a remarkable boy. He can sit up in equity and repeat a. few maxims with judicial deliberateness and immediately the weary students look up in awe and reverence, for "this man speaketh as one having authority." I-Ie has managed the football team, bossed the Execu- tive Committee, controlled hundreds of Spider votes, and, in his final "go round," annexed the two highest presidential jobs in college. Law Class, l9l5. Contrary to the usual rule and the weight of authority, however, all these con- Hicting traits have not wrought the slightest havoc with him. If he retains his genial disposition and habits of hard study when he goes out into the practice of law, his success is assured. The college is sure to miss him sorely, but his absence will be counterbalanced by the honor he is certain to reliect upon his Alma Mater. 118 dtbe Spine: ALFRED TAYLOR PITT RICHMOND, viRc1N1A APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE Kappa Alpha: Delta Theta Phi: President junior Law Class, l9l5: Treas- urer Senior Law Class, l9l5g Executive Committee, l9l4-'15, Academy Clubg Lightning Club: Manager Law School Baseball Team, l9l4. Ei-IOLD, kind friends, the incarnation of fiery ambition and indefatigable energy-"Dolly!" This boy does everything in such swift order that he has time to go to sleep every few minutes, waiting for the others to catch up. A stranger, observing "Dolly's" habitual rapidity of motion, remarked that he "must be kin to lightning." However, when it comes to law, Judge' Pitt is right in his element. He can be "holding the bag" and find a "hot and cold pig in a poke," while "Chick" is stroking his chin preparing to ask some foolish question. Because of his leisurely manner, "Dolly" is not credited with being a "shark," but when the marks go up, he is always found in the topnotchers, who have found favor in the eyes of the court. However, in addition to his numerous other virtues QU, Dolly is a politician of some skill and power. QED? Qllilltt 119 OLIVER AMOS POLLARD PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LI... B. DEGREE Zeta Xi: Delta Theta Phi: Vice-President Senior Law Classg 'Varsity Football, l9l3-'14, 'Varsity Clubg Athletic Editor of SPIDER: Baseball Squad: Bachelors' Club. OLLYH hails from Petersburg, of which fact he is exceedingly proud. Not- withstanding this "Polly" is a hale fellow in every way. I-le is not so large in statue, but he is not small by any measure. He was one of the chosen few who succeeded in going through Junior Law without one Hunk. How he did it will ever remain a mystery, but the fact remains-HE DID IT! "Polly" has also accom- plished a great many other things in college about which the same observations might be made. For example, in the big Randolph-Macon game, when the crucial mo- ment was at hand, it was he who tucked the old pigskin under his arm and bucked, dodged and squirmed across the goal line for a touchdown. His winsome smile has captured many a female heart, and then his scornful indifference has broken them times unumbered. But, with all his faults, we love him still, for he has many virtues. The faculty knows him as a hard worker, capable of putting up a good bluff at the proper timeg Coach knows him as one of the best players he hasg the boys know him as a happy-go-lucky, boisterous friendg and the world will know him, we hope, as a success in every way. 120 dlibz Spine: GEORGE IVIEREDITH RANEY BRUNSWICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE Treasurer of Junior Law Class, l9I3-'I4g Secretary of Senior Law Class, l9l4-'l5: Law Librarian, l9l3-'l4, I9I4-'15, Censor Philologian Society, l9l3- 'l4g Vice-President Philologian Society, l9l4-'l5. DIVIIRAIJ' or "Judge," whichever you choose, is a man of considerable importance in the Law School. Aside from discovering several hitherto unheard of legal doctrines, which have astonished both students and faculty, he successfully holds down the job of grand custodian of the College Law Library. And consequently he occupies a niche in college life befitting to one of such con- sequence. But this is not all, by any means. The professors have such unbounded confidence in him that they all permit him to take charge of all examination papers and "edit" them before publication. One cannot help being struck by the logical coherence with which "George Edward" elucidates any and all problems of the law, whenever called upori and often when not called upon. But say whatever you please, you must "hand it to" George-he is the best- natured man in school. Furthermore, he is able to put up an entirely different front when the occasion demands, as witness the chewed ear of a fat Rat last year. Erbs Spina 121 JOHN JORDAN WICKER, JR. QA. B. I9l 31 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR LL. B. DEGREE A. B. l9I3g Phi Kappa Sigma: Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society: 'Varsity Basket-Ball Team, I9lI-'I2g German Club, l9lIg Glee Club and College Quartette, I9l l, 'l2, 'l3, 'I4g Manager Glee and Mandolin Clubs, l9I2, 'l3, 'l4g Treasurer Dramatic Club, l9l2-'I3g Y. M. C. A.g Historian Senior Academic Class, l9l3g Harmony Club: Bachelors' Clubg Alphag Manager 'Varsity Basket-Ball Team, l9l3-'l4g 'Varsity Football Team, I9l4g Manager College Refectory, I9I3-'I4q Bible Study Leader, Section II-Ag Best Declaimer's Medal fMu Sigma Rhoj, l9I3g Class Baseball Team: 'Varsity Club, Editor-im Chief THE SPIDER, l9l5. OI-INNY, after winning his bachelor's degree, came back to his Alma Mater in search of legal lore and his search has been far from vain, for he was one of the few successful candidates at the last bar exam, and he passed after having studied law only one year. I-Ie has always been a leading spirit in the Glee Club, a fighter on the gridiron, a politician of no little success, and now he is winding up his career here as the "Big Chief" of our Annual. He is a man with ideas and he has launched several progressive movements for the benefit of the college that have proven to be very successful. Johnny has had many honors since he has been with us and he has deserved them all. It is rumored that he has been engaged in a very important case in Atlanta. We are pulling strong for him to get the decision. Here goes forth a loyal Spider, who will reflect honor on his college and who will be a leader in his chosen profession, and he carries with him our con- fidence and best wishes. W. L. O. . -.l 122 GIIDB Slliher Mc's Mocking Melodrama I -6 , :nh ENTLEMEN, we are now at the most difficult stage of our sub- s if ject and I apprehend that we shall encounter considerable dif- ficulty in the consideration of the next phase of our study. Let me say before we go into the cases assigned for to-day that no one can hope to cope with the modern day jurists unless he has 22 in Q19 0 a very clear idea of the ruling decisions in all of the cases that are given out in this course from day to day. Of course, I do not mean to hold that it is at all easy to gain such knowledge, but let me remind you that "there is no Royal Road to Learning" and to fat fees. I sometimes think that the road that leads to the former does not always lead to the latter, and vice versa. Suffice it to say, that we shall endeavor, in our feeble FW Am ' 'hus- " ,,..v V X.. 1 : -sr : Liste? ff "P way, to garner into our cerebral reservoirs as great a quantity of the proper quality of the former substance as it may be possible to acquire in a course naturally so limited by many curves and angles. Mr. Harris, have you the first case? You say you have read it over? You say that you have even studied it? Remark- able! I am very gratifiedlto learn that someone has of these cases. fI'Iarris starts to state the case when you say the complainant wasiseeking here-"Pacific indeed be strange. Though, of course, I presume have all of its decrees upacificallyn performed rather actually seen fit to study one he is interruptedj What did Performanceu? That would that the court would rather than stir up any riots or other breaches of the peace. But now, Mr. Harris, you have rambled at length upon the facts and near facts of this case and suppose that you tell us just what the point is ?" A "Why, Doctor, I-er-er, I don't believe I have ever found it." "Oh fsoft whistlej, I see-not the point-but your predicament. That is too bad! Of course, though, if you yourself have never been able to discover the 'ratio decidendif so to speak, then 'a fortiori' you will not be able to point it out very clearly to the class as a whole. lVlr. Pinner, will you please give us the gist of that case, and please do not waste any time in detailing unimportant portions of the dicta." "Why, Doctor, this case stands for the well-known principle that one who has held adverse possession for a certain period of time has the right to have the title decreed to him. i And-" GED! Qpiher 123 "Hold on there, just a minute. Please tell us exactly what you mean by 'adverse POSSCSSIOIII? You must not scatter such verbiage about broadcast, for we would like to know what you mean rather than that you have been consulting some law lexicon." "Adverse possession? Why, that's very simple, er, er, for instance, if a man holds adversely he would be said to be in adverse possession." "Oh, certainly, to find out the meaning of 'violin,' see 'fiddle' " "Well, nog not exactly, but-" "Well, if not exactly, perhaps then loosely or unexactly, eh ?" "No, sirg it seems to me that a man's common-sense would tell him what that meant. You don't need a lot of book sense to know that. I know some people who have lots of book sense but who haven't got any common-sense." "You don't say so, Mr. Pinner, well, well, well! I believe I can go you one better, for I know some people who not only have no book sense, but who also lack any evidence of possessing the slightest sense of any description. lVlr. James, suppose you state that case for us." "Alright, Doctor, just as you say, although I must admit that I am not en- tirely sure about it." "Oh, just half-way sure, I presume. Well, at that, you will be better off in this matter than your most worthy predecessors, who did not seem to be at all sure about anything." james then starts at the Hrst sentence and reads verbatim the printed statement of the case out of the text, pausing at the end for breath. "Alright, Mr. James, although I feel duty bound to resent the implied slur you cast upon us by reading the case, for I myself have read it over previous to the class. But just what does all that mass of wording mean ?" "Well, Doctor, this man wanted specific performance because he sold a slave to him and before he was able to get that fellow he escaped, and though .he tried hard to catch him and demanded delivery of him he never did get him, so he feels that he has a right against him for the worth of him." "Oh, I SEE. HE did all this, did I-IE? Well, may I be so bold as to ask who HE may be, and also who HIM is?" "Well, sirg the only way I can explain it is that he got dat niggerln "Spare us this pain any further, lVlr. James, and we will ask Mr. Raney to answer that question. Mr. Rainey!" "Why-er, Doctor, I wasn't listening." "Um-hum. Well, that was very unkind of you, Mr. Raney, to allow lVlr. James to exhaust every 'he' and 'him' in his vocabulary and yet not to even offer 124 Ciba Spina to keep your receiving apparatus working. I hoped better of you. Mr. Wicker, suppose you tell us about it. - Just what did this woman, who was the laintiff pray for P . -gn Wicker rubs his forehead and looks far off into the distance. "No, Mr. Wicker, she did not make a silent prayer, and I might suggest that you won't gather her petition in by gazing raptly out into the spring ozone, it is not out there, you will find it on the fourth line from the bottom of page 326. lVIr. O'Flaherty, can you give us any relief?" "Yes, Doctor, I could if I understood the question, but-" "Say no more, my unfortunate fellow, you are worse off than the others. My friend Mr. Ames, of Harvard, used to say, 'to fail to know the answer is bad, but not to know the question is fatalf Mr. Dunford, do YOU understand this case?" "Yes, sirg specihc performance was refused in this case because the plaintiff was not entitled to it." "Quite a natural decision, too, I may add, lVlr. Dunford. Clearly if the plaintiff was not entitled to this relief, the court should refuse it. But did the court refuse it here?,' "Yes, sirg down at the bottom of page 327." "Oh, I beg pardon, I did not know that the court was in session at any such location. Indeed, it appears at the top of the case that this matter was argued in London. Furthermore, as to the court's decision, you are either right or wrong, and you happen to be exactly wrong. On the point of evidence involved I suggest that you find a Greenleaf and examine it as soon as possible. What do you want to say, Mr. Pollard?" "I was about to say that we will see plenty of green leaves in the spring." "Indeed, let us avoid frivolity in this course, gentlemen, though I may say that unless the discerning vision of this class as a whole improves, I have very grave doubts whether or not you will see any leaves of any color. lVlr. Jones, what do you think about the matter ?" "Why, Doctor, I should think?" "We know you should, Mr. Jones, that's just the troubleg but you don't. Mr. Crymes, I see there is no use calling on you for you look almost asleep. Mr. Pitt, what have you to say for us? Render your decree, if you please." "Doctor, I'm sorry, but I have not- prepared the cases to-day." "Oh ho, well, at least you're honest about it, Mr. Pitt, but I warn you that a plea of 'I did wrong, but I'm sorry' is naught but slow suicide. Mr. Gary, as a last resort, what can you tell us?" Gthe Spine: 125 Gary then reads long "line" from last year's book well noted by an old student, but is unable to explain the notes he has just read. "So now, gentlemen, you are able to clearly see, I trust, the evil of trusting to dead men's bones. They are very bad as sustenance in this course. No matter how good the man who pasted those notes in lVIr. Gary's text may have intended, his intentions will make nothing but good paving material for a certain resort of rather high temperature. Now, Mr. Luebbert, you are one of the 'old guardf and perhaps you can enlighten us some on this case through the dark mazes of which we have been rather blindly groping for the past hour. What do you say ?" "Well, Doctor, the only reason I can see for the court's decision here is that it is following the old maxim that 'No one comes into equity except with clean hands.' " "So-o-o! Well, here is a pretty pickle, indeed. 'Clean hands?' 'Dirty hands?' That would truly be a grave indecency which the learned court would most surely resent--" "But, Doctor," chirps in the "Duke of Fulton," "don't you think that perhaps this case was decided so because 'equity regards that as so which ought to be so?' " "Ah, Mr. Duke, you hold out a beaming ray of hope which gleams brightly in the dark and forbidding future. I sincerely trust that the worthy Bar Examiners will see fit to base their decisions in your respective cases on some such maxim as that for then they may assume that since you have all taken this law course and ought, therefore, to be fully qualified to practice before the bars of this Common- wealth, ergo, you are fully qualified. "I have observed of late a deplorable tendency on the part of some of the class to use the small of their backs as their sitting foundation instead of that por- tion of their anatomy intended by nature to fulfill such function. And I should also like to remind you that these solid Circassian walnut seats, donated by Dr. Hard- crust, were not meant as supports for your pedal extremities. I think you can all readily see the wisdom of this. Furthermore, I should like to call to your attention the fact that a court-room should never be polluted with tobacco smoke, either during, before or after court session. If you all used good quality weeds, that would be an entirely different matter, but I feel safe in saying that it does not take an acute nostrilar apparatus to determine that no such state of facts exists here. With these parting injunctions, which are not to be dissolved, but are rather of a permanent nature, I shall have to bid you a fond 'good-morning,' for I note that the moment is nearing fast when the Passenger and Power Company Express will depart on its tedious journey into the village." HRJREK CIWjNHOJ.', i26 Gtbe Spina Chick's Chuckling Concatenations UNEXPURGATED, UNABRIDGED AND UNPUNCTUATED EDITION which we are scheduled to cease our daily round of weary dig gmg in quest of those immortal legal truths which have been the foundation and capstone to use a rather poor figure of speech of A V all learning smce the dark ages when our Emporium of Educa- R ELL gentlemen as the hour is now two minutes past due at v- r 5 . . . 'Xi X .x'.' . 'J . 5 - - 4 Y - . . . tion was founded I shall have to awsk you all to kindly adjust 6,4 6 your physical beings in the correct juxtaposition to these new style anti-hookworm class-room stools and at the same time endeavor to bring your intellectual beings assuming that you are possessed of such natural advawntages a bold assumption I must admit into the proper frame of spirit to imbibe the waters of wisdom that How from out my oracular cavity in a never ending stream you might say even as a perpetual fountain giving forth incessantly its refreshing liquid to the thirsty cattle that wander towards it in search of cooling draughts though of course you understand perfectly that I do not mean to class you intelligent gentlemen with mere thirsty cattle so to speak because at the close of the lawst lecture we were just beginning to indulge in a superficial consideration of the many and intricate principles underlying the status that sometimes exists between foolish persons who illadvisedly and very blindly sometimes leap without first stopping looking and listening into that mysterious and all analysis defying maelstrom of swirling and eddying whirlpools referred to in the vulgar Vernacular as marriage but more correctly termed by those who have some regard for the amenities of language and the propriety of choosing your words before giving utterance to any Wild thoughts that may scatter harum scarum through that space reserved by the Creator for the accommodation of our very mechanical mechanisms designed for the creation and evolution of what we may call thought I say more correctly dubbed as domestic relations and taking up that most interesting subject where we were compelled to desist in our original research as I have already briefly remarked let me pause to say that if Sarah Lighthead falls in love or becomes enamoured if you please of a certain impostor whom we will designate as lVlr. Bluff and without observing the well known doctrine of Caveat Emptor but in spite of the well given advice of her dearest friends and loved one goes ahead in her wild desire to be united in wedlock with the afore- said Bluff and then after the knot is tied by the preacher and the honeymoon is dtbe S-pines 127 over assuming that they had one perhaps lengthy or perhaps short in fact I once knew a girl who got married and had it announced in the papers that she would depart immediately after the ceremony with her husband on an extended honey- moon and then instead of taking a very pretentious tour the economical couple decided that the proper impression had been produced by the article -in the news- paper and so that they said to themselves that they would be better off if they saved that money and invested it in some furniture like er er a baby carriage or what not and so as I was about to articulate when this odd experience ran into my mind and I felt forced to unbosom myself to you young gentlemen for who can tell but what the apparent wisdom of the scheme may take root in your fertile imaginations and so you may be able to save a little coin of the realm which by the way is exceedingly tight or scarce I should say just at this time and then you would undoubtedly feel grateful to me for putting you wise to this couples experience and so as we were just about to consider the sad plight of Sarah Lighthead who has plunged headlong into this improvident union for better or for worse and the rule in Shelleys Case clearly shows us if we are willing to look the matter squarely in the face unpleasant though the view may be that our unfortunate friend Miss Lighthead is left with the bag to hold for as old man Blackstone used to tell us up at the university you cannot blow both hot and cold with the same breath that is to say it is a legal as well as a physical anomaly for one to attempt to stand upon two entirely different bases of support moving in opposite directions and expect the while to maintain his equilibrium as it were and I think that the reason of this ruling may perhaps appear more clearly to you if you call to mind the famous old maxim laid down by Justinian in his great work sold by the East Publishing Company entitled Corpus Corpuscles in which he asserts Without any real fear of contradiction that you cannot both eat your pie and have it and I am sure that no one here would doubt the wisdom as well as the scientihc soundness of that rule for it is a self evident fact that if you have a piece of pie apple pie we say or mince if you prefer some people are very fond of mince pie like mother used to make especially if it happens to be seasoned or spiced as you will with a small but sufficient quantity of well aged liquid of Bacchus and as I was saying you cannot take up a piece of pie in your hand and but by the way I guess I had better say take it up with your fork for in select society I fear that it is not proper to pick up a piece of pie with your hand at least not unless you are on a picnic or some such informal occasion when the customs and conventions of the social world are somewhat relaxed but at any rate if you eat this piece of pie certainly it does not lie in your mouth to stand up and say that you still have it well I dont know though about that of course in a 128 dine Svpitner sense or rather in the proper receptacle you still have it but then you have not got control or jurisdiction over it so to speak for it can defy your mandates unless as is sometimes the case when you eat too freely of such sweets etc it may act directly contrary to the laws of gravitation and Without going into that in any further detail I think that I have made that sufficiently clear to you all no matter how dull or slow of compensation you may be so long as you follow me though at first blush you might think that such was not the case upon a second look of careful inspection I believe that you will modify your views upon the subject for every farmer and many city bred folk for that matter are well aware of the fact that it is the height or perhaps twould be better to say the depth of folly and it shows a deplorable lack of gray matter usually vested in the cranium of the the average reasonable man to refuse to recognize the every day application of the axiom that one is taking a great risk or chawnce or even harebrained adventure if you please if he buys a pig in a poke for then he has no reliable method of making sure exactly what he has gotten and I remember in this connection that an elderly friend who had been a rather gay dog in his day once told me that the title to Blackacre was often a subject of much altercation and even bad spirited litigation but then I am not sure that it is just the proper thing for a barrister to call litigation anything but the most welcome ship upon the daily 'horizon for it is a well known fact that without litigation no lawyer could hope to make an honest living and as a matter of fact very few of them ever live to see the realization of that hope though of course we all hope for it still it does not cost anything to hope so long as you promptly leave hope behind and by the way Lord Shakespeare or some such legal light of the common law days enunciated that doctrine very clearly in one of his famous treatises on Real Property advising his client to enter the domain but to leave all hope behind and I notice that there is no mention of this client leaving any fee behind but I am quite certain that this most essential matter was arranged satis- factorily before the client left his attorneys office and just as a matter of practical advice let me warn you all to be sure and attend to your financial remuneration before taking any other steps though some idealist has remarked in a careless moment that virtue is its own reward but as I have never tested that theory I am not competent to pass judgment thereon but I may say that I have my grave doubts about the practicability of applying that rule to ordinary every day life and oh I see that it is lunch time so we will have to discontinue for today and we will resume promptly at the hour of nine on the morrow. HRJREK CIWJNI-IOj.', The Svnitlzr 129 Tucky's Transverberating Twaddle will please come to order, gentlemen, while we begin the 11 discussion of some tolerably interesting and important doctrines Q V laid down in our text-book for the amusement of easy marks. C First, we will take up a few definitions and see what we don't Z know about them. lVfr. Raney, what is a 'common carrier'? Egg s! x "A 'common carrier,' Professor, did you say? Why, let's ' . see, I know that alright! A 'common carrier' is a thing-I e mean it is a person, or no I mean it is a-er-er-er it is a-er-that is lv of elm to say-ah-ere-erin "No, I hardly agree with you, Mr. Raney, for that definition would not hold Water, do you think it would? Mr. Pollard, what do you think about it? Can you give us a good definition?" "I'm not sure whether I can giveyou er definition, Professor, but I can sort er give you a good illustration, you might say." "Well, let's have it-just so it's something to the point." "Why-er-er, I don't know Whether I am right or not, but I saw you riding an old gray mare the other day in front of the Blues on parade and she looked like she was pretty close to a mighty 'common carrier'-tee heel" "That would be alright, Mr. Pollard, except that she did not issue any proper bills of lading for her cargo. Now, Mr. Jones, can you tell us-or rather give us an 'illustration'--nothing like the last one, however, showing us what con- tributory negligence is ?" "Why, I dunno but what I can. For instance, if you were to ride a street car without paying your fare-of course this is just a pure or rather an impure supposi- tion-and the car company would go bankrupt for the Want of just five or ten cents, I think they could hold you for contributory negligence, for neglecting to contribute." "Well, well, that's a new one on me. In fact, I clon't recall any case directly in point that has ever been passed on by the Supreme Court, so we'll have to take that on faith, I guess. And now I want someone to tell us about 'last clear chancef How about it, Mr. Dunford?" 130 GDB SWIJUJBI "Why, I am not exactly clear on that part of the subject, professorg indeed, I have not yet straightened that out in my notes, but just to answer offhand, I should say that if this was the last day of the session and this was the last recitation and if I had bummed along pretty poorly all through the term, why probably the exam would be my 'last clear chance' to keep from busting on this ticket." "I think you're right, Mr. Dunfordg at least, you may be. But at any rate we will proceed and see if any one can give us a good example of negligence 'per se.' Can you, Mr. O'Flaherty?" "Why, lVlr. Tucker, I should say that for a man who had any regard for his stomach, etc., to eat in the Refectory would be just that." "Well, now, Mr. Pinner, suppose you tell us what we mean when we speak of a man having 'testamentary intent.' You know you often hear of cases that are decided purely on the question of whether or not the man in question evidenced a 'testamentary intent' just before his death, or thereaboutsf' "Um-hum. I would not like to go on record as saying this but just here in the class I might venture to say that the best instance I know of such a state of mind is when a murderer or some such fellow is about to be electrocuted and he then begins to read his Testament all day long, I should be inclined to say he was showing a 'testamentary intent,' wouldn't you?" "Well, maybe so. But to follow up that line a little further, what would you say, Mr Pinner, was an example of a Gift Causa Mortis, or to say it in plain English, a gift on account of death?" "Why-er-er the only case I know of that is where lots of men who died in the Bible were reported to have 'given up their ghosts on account of death.' " "Very good, lVlr. Pinner. Now, let us consider a famous case or two. Mr. Wicker, there is a case that was decided in New York, but at the same time it had considerable effect on Virginia, and this case was called the 'Green Casef What do you know about it?" "Why, professor, I expect I am the 'Green Case' myself on that question, 'cause I never heard of it before." Well, if you have never heard of it, why the- chances are that we will be better off, on the whole, if you spare us from any explanation of it. But you ought to have read it several times before this and I know of no excuse for you, unless your negligence here might be passed over on a plea of 'inherent vice of the goods' Mr. Gary, can you tell us the important facts and the decision, with reasons of the court, in the celebrated 'Betty Lewis Case'?" GDB Spihtt 131 "Yes, sirg Doctor, I can do that. It happens very fortunately that I have read that case over from beginning to end very carefully, although I must admit that it was quite a while ago that I last read it. In fact, a very long time, and so, naturally, my mind is a bit hazy on the exact issue at point as well as several other details, more or less important. But there can be no doubt that this case had a revolutionary effect in every case in which its established doctrines were operated in contravention to other customs and usages which were previously in vogue. The court's decision has often been questioned by many, but at that, it still retains all of its original force and pristine vigor-at least, to my mind." "There is no doubt, Mr. Gary, that this case has made a very striking im- pression upon your very receptive mind. But the trouble here is that you are too stingy with yourself, for you have not let us share the knowledge you gained from that case at all. Mr. Duke, is a tax on labor unions constitutional?" "No, indeed, sirg it is not constitutional, nor is any such vicious measure to be defended by persons of honest thinking. Any such tax as you speak of would be the very incarnation of the greedy, bloody, grasping proclivities of capital reaching out its Octopus-like tentacles to ensnare and crush the very life and existence out of all the poor down-trodden, horny-handed, brow-sweating sons of toil. .I protest against-" "Calm yourself, my friendg calm yourself. We are not going to do any of those awful things you were just about to condemn. But, to drop that subject, Mr. Crymes, can you tell us whether the operation of law is a good defense by a carrier in a suit for damage or loss to goods ?" "No, sirg that is not a valid defense, or-ha, ha, its kind of funny but there IS an old rule that says that ignorance of the law excuses no one and so the carrier ought to have known the law and if he had he would not have been surprised and damaged by its operation, and therefore he would not have lost the goods and consequently-ha, ha-he would not have been sued by the owner. I-Iow's that, Professor ?" "The court will reserve its opinion about that answer for fear of prosecution for slander. Does any one know what an act of God is? . . . What no one dares tell us? . . . Well, then, I think I can tell you best by saying that if any of you ivory-skulled pinheads succeed in ever learning anything or passing any first-class examination, it will most assuredly be a miraculous 'act of Gocl.' That will do for to-day." A URJREK C1wJNHoJ." 132 tithe Spina Bricky's Bamboozling Babble 'rj' .np KN OOD MORNING, young gentlemen, I hope-nay, I am sure that you have each and every one fully covered the small assign- W V J ment set for to-clay-merely a matter of some hundred and f ,, twenty pages-a Minor matter, I may add. I wish to say, before Aki at going into the lecture proper for to-day, that there has been in 5l.?,lllb? evidence all through this term a very great lack of punctuality Tfflitin g , 'E- F Q. li "1 : Q . 1 is 335 about several members of our class. It does seem to me that we should all be here promptly on the stroke of nine so that we could plunge right into the work ahead of us and emerge with the fullest understanding possible. This is impossible when-- Ah, here you are, lVlr. Pittg I see that you are several minutes tardy this morning, and I was right apropos of my point, and made a good illustration. Now, you see, gentlemen, if I had been saying something very important, lVlr. Pitt would have missed it all and thus suffered irreparable harm. But you need not feel that I am striking at you alone, Mr. Pitt, though it is true that you have not been on time but once so far, neverthelessi Well, here you are, Mr. Duke, late again, and this time you have come in almost fifteen minutes after the time set for convening by our regular schedule. Don't you feel rather like a thief of time? I should think that your name would be 'lVIr. Procrastinatorf or some such monaker as that. Just think now, if every one in the class were to come as late as you have, what an enormous loss in wisdom there would be. l..et's see now, there are twelve in the class. Twelve times fifteen makes-er-er-let's put it on the blackboard so as to make it a little plainer to you all. Yes, yes, you see twelve times fifteen makes one hundred and seventy minutes, or nearly three hours in all of valuable lecturing at the rate of fifty cents an hour. Why, you can readily see that the class would, as a whole, lose almost a dollar and a half and when you multiply that figure by the number of recitations in a year, you will see that the total sum will amount to pretty near a small fortune, that is in these days of hard times. I Wish very much that some others who are not here were present now for it is chiefly for their benefit that I am going through all this. But probably after I have finished talking about it they will come trooping- Why, good morning, Mr. Gary and lVIr. Dunford. I am charmed to see you, but I regret that you have arrived too late to hear what I have just been saying. It was for your especial benefit, too. Well, I suppose Ghz Sfpiher 133 that we had better begin our work now, since all the stragglers seem to have gotten safely into the fold and also I notice that the time is passing very rapidly. We are to consider the subject of 'Dower and Curtesy' to-day, and I may assure you in advance that it is a very interesting study, though, of course, you have already found that out from your reading before class time. Relations between husband and wife, and their claims and counter claims upon each other, and, more espe- cially upon the property of each other, are something that we are all liable to come to ultimately. Just like death, it is more or less inevitable and is always hanging over us like a dark and foreboding cloud which is likely to swoop down and envelope us at any moment, when we are least expecting it. Now, lVlr. Crymes, just what is 'Dower'?" "Why, Professor, 'Dower' is something very vague. In fact, if I understand it properly, it is very hard to understand. When you come to the long and short of it, there are lots of things that might be called 'Dower' if you cared to stretch the definition, but then, definitions are more or less unsatisfactory at some time or other, and so I should say that it was the interest which one party gets in another party's property when that party dies, assuming both parties to be married-and to each other, of course, and assuming the marriage to be a valid one, and assum- ing that the proper circumstances exist under which it is proper that 'Dower' should descend to that party. I think that is what the book says about it." "Well, Mr. Crymes, you're pretty warm, but I don't think that you are exactly right, though there is a good deal in what you say. What do you think about it, lVlr. James?" "Why-er-er, I should say that lVlr. Crymes was right except that the prop- erty ought to go to the other party and not to the party Mr. Crymes said it ought to go to. I think he is wrong." "Well, now, class, here is a 'pretty point,' indeed. These two young gentle- men are diametrically opposed upon the solution of a very puzzling problem. What does anybody think about it? Well, Mr. Pinner, I see that you are about to say something. Perhaps you can throw some light upon the situation." "Why, Professor, I wasn't going to say anything about that exact particular question, but I wanted to ask you if a man died, leaving a horse and a cow, three pigs, and a wife and child, to whom would his property go and how would it be divided?" "Well, Mr. Pinner, that certainly has no very direct bearing on the question at debate, but, if it will ease your mind, we might say that this has been a 'much- mooted' question in Virginia courts for a long while, and whenever any such case 134 Ubi! Spirit! arises the Appellate Court has always seemed to dodge the real fundamental issue at stake. May I ask if you have any personal interest in the settlement of your question?" "Not exactly, Professor, but I just thought it might do me no harm to know, so that if ever the question did arise, I might be prepared to answer it without any undue parley. Under the head of that question, can you tell me whether the man's wife and child would be classed as personal or real property?" "Well, lVlr. Pinner, that is a very nice question, a very pretty point, indeed, but we cannot assume to go into all branches of the law here. We will have to take that up later on and you will consider that question in constitutional law. But, coming back to the old question, out of 'Curtesy' to the class, we will have to let Mr. james and lVlr. Crymes debate their wrangle off by themselves where their vitriolic language will not be liable to injure any innocent passer-by. And now, to trespass on your patience a little more, may I ask some one to tell us what 'Curtesy' is?" "Why, Professor, that's the sametthing as 'Dower,' only it's different because not the same party gets it and a few different rules govern it, but in the main it is very similar to the other. You might almost call them twins-such as a double twin remainder on a double different contingency. It gets its name because it is the only decent and courteous thing the law can do to alleviate the pain of bereave- ment to the surviving spouse." "Very good, I think that is perfectly simple now. Don't you SEE? I want to make this course clear above everything else and I am willing to spend all of the lecture period upon one thing if necessary, so long as we get a definite, coherent idea of it all, after we are through. There is nothing like thoroughness, especially in a course like this. Of course, we should like to argue things out all the time, but then when a point comes up I will always tell you the law-the settled law- and then there need be no further argument on the point, even though it be a very pretty one. I see that we have not quite covered our full lesson to-day, but then I have sacrificed speed upon the altar of efficiency and so you will just have to do the best you can and get up the balance of the assignment after class. For the next time you will please take anywhere from one hundred to one hundred and fifty pages in advance of where we last left off, and I hope that next time we will be more fortunate in our covering. Now before I dismiss class, is there anyone who is not perfectly clear on all the points covered to-day?" fDeath-like silence., "Well, then, I thought so, and now We will adjourn for the day and meet again next week. Good-morning!" ' 'iRJREK CIWJNI-lOj.,' 136 Qibe Sniffer Junior Law Class Officers WM. H. SANDS, JR. .............. . . . ........ President DAVID E. SATTERFIELD. .. . ......... V ice-President IVI. I-IALEY SHELTON .... .... S eerelarp and Treasurer W. H. CARDWELL. .. .............. Historian L. T. WILSON, JR. .... ...... .... S p ider Representative History sl O BE or not to be lawyersg that was the question. Whether 'twas L nobler of the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of an outrageous iw fortune, or to take up LAW against the sea of troubles and by so X- ,l Bt f doing double them. To lie, to speak, to sneak, perchance to stealg aye, there's the rub, for these things of our profession that ,fi 'V' 'im' men will say, must give us pause. With apologies to the immortal QDQN 5201 William, we have set forth the above prelude to these remarks, QQ"-fklgiili in order that the layman may know with what considerations we had to deal, ere we sacrificed ourselves on the altar of our ambi- tions. For our presence here we have no apologies to offer. The Junior Law Class is a necessity, as much a necessary as Dr. lVl.'s horse, "Charlie," or his cow ,"Sue"g as much a necessity as our fair inspirations "across the lake"g as much a necessity as the aforesaid lake, which separates the inspirations from the inspired. We have said we are a necessity, and 'tis true. Yet we are humble in the realization of our insignificance. We are only the foundation of a great house of law. We have said that for our presence here we refused to apologise. The refer- ence was only to our presence as a unit, for there are many things for which we owe an explanation, if not an apology. The lirst of these is Shelton. F or him there seems to be little excuse. He just happened, that's all, and we were powerless to prevent it. He arrived in our midst one September morn, bringing with him his "hoary locks," and making a bold at- tempt to look wise. All Went well, till some sleuth discovered he was from Louisa County. That ended it. When a few days later he failed to ,. falter under a cross-examination in contracts, we abandoned all ' 1 hope of ever inducing him to leave. What- . ' -I- ever may be in store for him, in the ware- 1 P A A house of fate, let us say of him that he may 2 .- know how to die, but "surrender" is not in .,1,,..,1:f his dictionary. ' 'N' ff"- And then, kind reader Clift your hat for we are speaking of the deaclj, there is Baker. Opinions vary so widely as to what phylum this elongated specimen of 3' 5 x W l i 4 i GED? QIIVJBB 137 the genus homo belongs, that we fear to express our ideas along that line, but will leave the youth to your tender mercies and careful consideration. Morowitz is beyond us. We are totally unable to fathom this youth. Every Friday, despite the fact that the subject of carriers is being elucidated in a most entertaining manner, he abruptly leaves for parts unknown. We are told his destina- tion is Newport News, where he purports to reside, but we are prone to believe there is something more than "home and mother" back of these weekly sojourns. And now, lest you think there are no legal lights amongst us, let us mention a few. In the years to come much is to be expected of Charlie Ford and Lloyd Wilson. 'Tis said they are contemplating a partnership, which they are planning to call "necessity," for the very obvious reason that "necessity knows no law." Among the least offensive of our number we find Tate, Smith, Gayle and Satterfield. Time and space forbid an elaboration of the merits of these men. And last, but by no means least, for our president we offer neither explanation nor apology. William I-I. Sands, Jr., is his own explanation, and as for apologies, he makes none himself, nor does he wish any made for him. This conglomeration of versatility once before inflicted his presence upon the campus as an academic student somewhere back in the dear dim clays beyond recall. At any rate, he has turned his eyes towards greater things and is here seeking a nobler and better thing-a B. L. We wish him all the success which a never tiring energy and per- sistence so richly deserves. And this purports to be a "history"! To our mind it is far from such. Indeed, at a glance, one can tell it is nothing more than a conglomeration of nonsense. But in order that your verdict may not be too harsh, we plead the justification of un- limited precedents. fe-S W. I-I. CARDWELI., Historian. W. I-I. SANDS, JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Phi Kappa Sigmaf President junior Law Class. "Billy," just plain olcl "Billy." Note his long, high, far-reaching, intellectual brow. It is rumored that "Billy" can be seen any afternoon gazing in Tragle's with eager eyes at the heaps and piles of Herpicide. lt's always been a mystery to us why "Billy" clidn't run away to sea when he was a little boy and used in rank until he was a skipper or commodore or something of the kind. What a dignitary he'cl made with that pompous air and majestic carriage, thundering out words of command. We predict a great future for him, nothing less than senate or the supreme bench. gl ANDREW ELLIS BAKER. CEDAN, VIRGINIA Della Theta Phi "Bake" is an optimistic, happy-go-lucky chap, who is always in for a good time at any expense. He can be seen any Sunday afternoon escorting a fair one over the campus, pointing out the places of interest. Favorite stunt is to catch the nine o'clocl4 express and come in class thirty minutes late. Outside of the fact that he comes from Cedan, Va., we know no bad habits to ofset his many sterling qualities. W. H. CALDWELL ASHLAND, VIRGINIA Phi Kappa Sigma: Class Historian. If you were to loolc for "Billy" you would find him in one of three places, in the classroom, at the State Library, or out in Ashland practicing up with the fire department. That worthy town boasts of a real, genuine, old '76 lite- reel, and "Billy," it is rumored, is chief. Some people make their way in the world by talking a great deal about nothing, but "Billy" is taciturn and when he does open his lips he has something sensible to say. l-le's an all-round man, and a diligent, hard-working student. "I know Sarah Lighthead was a victim of mistaken identity." C. E. FORD NEWPORT News, VIRGINIA Phi Camma Della: Della Theta Phi. "Chawley" is some ladies' man, and it has often been reported by different authorities that as they passed a certain lady's home in the city by the sea, they could hear a clear deep bass serenading in words that do not stand repetition, for-,it would surely disclose the secret as to where his affec- tions lie, and then, oh me! oh my! how about the rest of 'em? It's a well-known fact he can't get along with less than ten. ROBERT BROADDUS GAYLE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA The space alloted here is not nearly enough to relate a tenth of the exploits of this happy young man. Suffice it to say, however, that "Bobby" is a versatile youth. He attends his classes regularly, never misses a dance, is out to tea too many times to mention and withal is finding time to pen lengthy "Billetdeaux" to a certain fair damsel in Roanolceg did you say, Bobby? Note the "preponderance" of his glorious locks. "Bobby's" sunny hair, however, only serves to reflect the warmth of his heart and the generosity of his disposition. L., .. JACOB LOUIS MOREWITZ NORFOLK, VIRGINIA Surely this worthy young gentleman was misinformed in his early youth. Someone must have been twisted and told him that "Speech was gold and silence was silver." At any rate, "Jake" has been talking wildly ever since we fIrst saw him that cloudy day in September, when an ill wind blew that boded no one good. "Jake" is good natured, and kind hearted: he has a laugh and a tear for all. DAVE E. SATTERFIELD, JR. Phi Camma Delta: Vice-President Iunior Law, Athletic Editor "Messenger," '14, Athletic Editor "Richmond Collegian," 'I4-'l5g Captain Freshman Baseball Team, '14, Crass Country, '13, Basket-Ball Team, 'I4-'l5'g Traclf Team, '14-755 'Varsity Club. He says he's English, but he possesses the wit of a Pat O'Ryan, the dashing gallantry of a Monsieur Le Beau, the rip-tearing characteristics of a Hun, and when it comes to physique, has the original Apollo askin a mile." He dreams of judgeships, but with his innate proclivities for yarn scrib- bling will probably make his hieroglyphic in the world as editor of the Clifton Forge Daily. Dave is an all-round good fellow, and one who is liked by all the school at large. PERCY S. SMITH RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Here is one of the most practical, hard-thinking Juniors, who will surely convince you, if he has to argue forever. He has caused "Mack" to throw his black hat Charlie on the floor more than once. If perseverance counts for any- thing, Percy will be in at the finish, for he's a sticker. He can always be depended on to do his shareg it matters not whether work or play, and this, if nothing else, will long keep his name in the hearts of his classmates. L. T. WILSON, JR. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA ' Phi Kappa Sigma The same yesterday, to-day and forever-solid as a rock. a corking good fellow. "Pete" wears a perennial smile and can always be found in a happy mood. Has a mania for writing class histories Can always be depended on to tell "Mac" when a case is wrong, but as with many other poor mortals fmds it extremely hard to tell the reason why. 140 tithe Quinn To TI-IE LAW STUDENTS OF RICHMOND COLLEGE: I am asked to give you a word of advice now that you are about to enter upon your career as lawyers. The life of a successful lawyer is necessarily stren- uous. It is more like football than any game you have ever played. The combat brings you in direct, personal, and oftimes terrific conflict with your adversary. The game is played in the open and the occupants of the grandstand will soon discover the kind of stuff of which you are made. Your earnest desire to win, and the heat engendered by the blows of your antagonist will often tempt you to break the rules of the game, but don't slug, foul or trip-"play a clean game." Every man needs an ideal, a guiding star. Rauschenbusch has furnished it to the lawyer in his wonderful prayer for all lawyers. Read it, re-read it, inwardly digest it and follow its precepts: O Lord, Thou are the eternal order of the Universe. Our human laws at best are but an approximation to Thy immutable law, and if our institutions are to endure, they must rest on justice, for only justice rests on Thee. We beseech Thee for the men who are set to make and interpret the laws of our nation. Grant to all lawyers a deep consciousness that they are called of God to see justice done, and that they prostitute a holy duty if ever they connive in the defeat of justice. Fill them with a high determination to make the law courts of our land a strong fortress of defense for the poor and weak, and never a castle of oppression for the hard and strong. Save them from surrendering the dear-bought safeguards of the people for which our fathers fought and suffered. Rather revive in them the spirit of the great liberators of the past that they may cleanse our law of the ancient wrongs that still cling to it. Let not the web of obsolete precedents veil their moral visiong but grant them a penetrating eye for the rights and wrongs of to-day, and a quick human sympathy with the life and sufferings of the people. May they never perpetuate the tangles of the law for the profit of their profession, but aid them to make the law so simple, and justice so swift and sure, that the humblest may safely trust it and the strongest fear it. Grant them wisdom so to re-fashion all law that it may become the true expression of the new ideals of freedom and brotherhood which are now seeking their incarnation in humanity. Make these, our brothers, the wise interpreters of Thine eternal law, the brave spokesmen of Thy will, and in reward bestow upon them the joy of being conscious co-workers with Thy Christ in saving mankind from the bondage of wrong." Amen. JNO. GARLAND POLLARD. I atm epiuer mi "Speech is Silver, Silence is Gold" CBeing a Play in One Actj CLYDE C. WEBSTER, '15 Book Agent faffablyjz "Good-morning, young gentlemeng where can I see Dr. Echenrode?" Younger Student fpreparing to go outj : "I-Ie's just left. Said he'd be back in a minute." Older Student: "I-Iave a seat and wait for him." CThe younger student goes out leaving his fellow-student alone with the agent. The book-hawker seats him- self carefully, clears his throat impressively, wipes his spectacles, and prepares to wait. Then seeming to recollect something, he opens his satchel and turns to the student., Book Agent fclearing his throat againjz "Well, young man, perhaps I can interest you in a little matter while we wait." fStudent, who has continued read- ing, now looks up and appears to be greatly surprisedj "I have something here, young man, that you can't afford to miss. What are you studying? Going to be a doctor?" Student Clays aside his book, his face lights up as if some great light had just dawned on himl : "No, I reckon not." Book Agent: "Studying law? You look like you might make a good politi- cian. fSmiles, conscious of having said something cleverj Student: "No, I'm just in the academic department." fReturns the agent's smile, which serves to urge him on the more.J Book Agent: "Well, I have here the very thing you need, the National Encyclopedia. Anything you want to know about your studies, all you have to do is look it up. Saves time and money. Everybody is buying it. I've just been around to the colleges and have sold several professors already, and you know what cranks some of them are, especially about buying books. The biggest cranks are these here history professors. They're as tight as 'fthe bark on a sassafras bush, when it come to buying books." Student: "Yes, we have one of them hereg named Anderson." Book Agent: "Oh, yes: I've heard of him. I heard some fellows say on the car as I came out that he is even crank enough to try to explain and interpret the shape of the Kaiser's mustache by a study of ancient history. Well, to return to something more important, how about the encyclopedia? Only a dollar a Week." Student ftrying desperately to compose himselfjz "No, can't do it to-day. Some of these old professors around here make us spend a dollar or two for some mouldy old book every week or so. It takes all my moneyg and I'm getting pretty tired of it all. It's buy books and study all the time. Well, I've got to prepare for my next class nowg you will have to excuse me." 142 dtihe Spine: Book Agent fhaving apparently decided that it would be futile to attempt any longer to squeeze the proverbial blood out of the turnip before himj: "Well, young man, cheer up. Don't get discouraged. You know we have to sacrifice some pleasures in this world. It'll all come out right. Keep on studying and you'll amount to something yet. You know we all have to pass through this stage of preparation or apprenticeship. When you reach my maturer age you'll see what it's all for. Make up your mind that you are going to get somewhere-and let me put this bug in your ear: Don't stop at being one of these here professors. They're as poor as Job's turkey. They never have anything-at least, that's what they say when you try to get anything out of them. They-in CAt this point a bell rings for the next class. Several Rats enter. One of them, approaches the "student."J "Rain: Dr. Anderson, will you tell me what history lesson you gave us for--" fFor some reason or other, the agent suddenly seizes his hat and satchel, knocks down several books, murmurs something about catching a car, and dis- appears, while The Curtain Falls Slowlyj 'ul W t 1" is r lg Vt tin XJ ' l Ml li 'V I Qwk-L .J is tv r am -ai. ff Itgis'-:sees s l' I s.. 1 - i l t f f lu if W limi f ,,, ,q rQ'?f-'J 9 lffs?iC451 .? l 'll-1 'l rl lllll- fox?-1 r f 'tl ' ' ' N l. tlz. P21545 lf' 'lllffl ff? - 'l ' xl. f"' Q 1ll 'l ' if ' t fi ' 1Ef,."fll 51 " ' ,'i, frllmll e w ffr J EI l il gf -s ig. .'Mvl7.-ag.- -- r 'r ,ff full f' f ff X I., .2 3. UJSU The e-pine: 145 Greater Richmond College i'C,TgT?:L T IS yet too soon to let this name die. It is the connecting link Ry. between the name "Richmond College," so dear to our fathers, and the inevitable designation of the future, "The University of XIX. jf ' Richmond." "Greater Richmond College" was a phrase to con- Xk. ., -GA Jure with in our campaign for the half-million dollars that made possible removal to our new campus. "The University of Rich- Qu'LQ','Al5f:gxAQ, mondn may well be our slogan in the million dollar campaign that is to begin next January. Friends of Richmond College have many things for which to be grateful. For eighty-three years the institution has quietly done its useful and enlarging work. The record of its graduates in private living and public service is an honorable part of the nation's history. A great denomination thrills with pride at thought of preachers, teachers and mis- sionaries trained in the college class rooms. The trustees have guarded the prop- erty with scrupulous care and have steadily increased the productive funds. Inspir- ing facts like these make up the glorious heritage of "Greater Richmond College," but they do not tell the whole story. The future of the college is assured lirst of all by reason of its location. Rich- mond is one of the best known cities of the western world, and may well be called one of the world capitals. The memories and memorials of a "Lost Cause" cluster in Richmond's squares and public edifices, and will forever incite aspiration and reverence. Materialism can never in such a city triumph over the things of the spirit. By reason of its geographical location and of its immemorial traditions, Richmond stands as interpreter and mediator between North and South. ln such an environment and with such an atmosphere, a great school of higher learning is inevitable and indestructible. The only condition lacking for complete success has been adequate financial resources, and with the rehabilitation of Southern industry the money will be forthcoming. Our college has done well to plan for a great and expanding future. No small institution with narrow aims or limited vision will satisfy the demands of this growing capital city, to say nothing of the needs of an imperial State and a conquering denomination. If Richmond College does not grow, and grow fast, the municipality will itself build a great college to meet its diverse and multiplying educational necessities. But the officers of the college are not without vision. They 144 dtibe Spiner have acquired 290 acres, a lordly domain, right in the track of the city's west- ward march, and there they have expended more than a million dollars in fire- proof buildings according to plans which admit of indefinite expansion. The Gothic architecture is satisfying and harmonious. The landscape is beautiful. Already the underground pipes and conduits are laid for buildings to cost another million dollars. Nor has the expanding college been unmindful of the needs of the twentieth century woman. Westhampton College, an institution that measures up to the highest standards of efliciency, is the answer of the college corporation to the demand of Virginia women. Co-ordinate colleges are relatively new in America, but they steadily grow in favor. Richmond has the second college of this type south of the Potomac and Ohio. Economy of administration and maintenance, a freer social life, a stronger faculty, and a greater total impress upon the community are some of the advan- tages justly claimed for co-ordinate colleges. But what is the significance of all these things for the Class of l9l5. Their interest, in part, consists in the fact that during the momentous transition period the members of this class were participants in the development of Greater Rich- mond College. The time will come when they will refer to these events with the proud reflection, "Quorum magna para fuimusf' They will always in an especial sense be the "old grads," because all things new will date back to the Class of 1915. They will share, too, in the increasing renown of Alma Mater. Succeed- ing generations of students can never imagine the college smaller or less efficient than they hnd it. So that in l940 we "ancients of 1915" will bask in the reflected glories of the university that is to be. F. W. BOATWRIGHT. '1 w 146 65112 Swine: Richmond College To-day ICI-IMOND COLLEGE was never so splendidly equipped for l y 3 service as she is to-day. The removal to Westhampton has X marked the beginning of a new era of usefulness in the life of l our Alma Mater. Our claims upon the patronage of those seek- is W.. .51 S al . Y s 'xy llls ' Q my - ww 'Ace lW . . yl women were never greater than now. President Boatwright 'f F . 'a Ll. A ing higher educational advantages for young men and young 4,9 occupies a commanding position among the educators of the South. We have in Dr. 'Metcalf and Miss Keller two deans of exceptional ability and we have an unusually strong faculty, I think easily the very best we have ever had. The courses of instruction are only such as could be had in a standard college of the highest grade. Our prosperity during this first session in our new home demonstrates the wis- dom of our change in location, for we not only have the largest number of students ever matriculated in any one session, but they have done exceptionally line work. The removal to Westhampton has been a success far beyond our brighest anticipa- tions. We have a site of unsurpassed loveliness. The trustees have expended in the erection of new buildings and in the improvement of the grounds, more than a million of dollars, and yet We already need additional accommodations for the comfort and convenience of our students, and a larger endowment for the more satisfactory conduct of our work. Our very prosperity may compel us to make new demands upon our friends, and if we do, their generous support in the past justifies us in believing that they will be only too glad to continue giving to an institution, which is destined to play so important a part in the Christian education of the young men and young women of Virginia and of the South. J. TAYLOR ELLYSON. The Svpiuer 147 Name SNELLINGS, SHIRLEY T. .... . PETERS, T. E.. ......... Coolc, GEO. FREDERICK ...... JENNINGS, H. B., JR. ..... ... BARBE, joHN G. .... . BEVERLY, WALTER ........ TYNDALL, E. P. T.. .. ROWLAND, SAML. J.. . . TURNLEY, E.. T.... . HINNANT, OD1s B.. . . Toy, FRED YALE ..... HALL, WM. T. .... . Alumni Register Class 1909 1909 1910 1910 1910 1911 1912 1914 1914 1914 1914 1914 Presenl Posilion Attorney-at-Law ................. . . . Pastor Baptist Church ................ Address . ....... Norfolk, Va. . . . . . . .Athens, W. Va. Commonwealth's Attorney Smyth County .......... Marion, Va. Pastor Baptist Churches, Bedford County Pastor Bacon's Castle Baptist Church ..... Editor The Coalfield Progress ........ Teacher John Marshall High School. .. Teacher ................,....... ..........l..owrey, Va. .Bacon's Castle, Va. ... . . . .Norton, Va. . ..... Richmond, Va. . . . .Philippine Islands Principal McClelland l-ligh School .............. Old Mill, Va. Boys' Work Secretary, Y. M. C. A. ...... . . Wilmington, N . C. Midshipman U. S. Navy, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Pastor Immanuel Baptist Church ............... Richmond, Va. fNole-The above names and addresses are all Ilia! were received in answer fo lellers sen! la the alumni af the past ive classes.-Editor., 148 65112 Shiner Our Pride of Ancestry THE limpid, tadpole-ridden depths of Westhampton Lake there must be some kind of Ponce de Leon waters that restore youth, for Richmond College surely has "parked up" since she spread out her academic skirts on its marge. Indeed, my Alma wj accessories that make girls pretty. But Richmond College, as CO' 'AWP all of our "oldest inhabitants" will tell you, is a "lady with a past"-an interesting past. While not old enough to be rheumatic nor yet young enough to be kittenish, she has lived to see many strange things come to pass. Truth to tell she has been a sort of cultural Johnny-on-the-Spot. Let us illustrate this peculiar Johnny-on-the-Spotism a little. To begin with- if we are to trust the historians-the original college plant was established not quite seventy-five years ago on a suburban site less than a quarter of a mile from the quondam farm of that picturesque rebel, Nathaniel Bacon. So right at the start we have a pleasing field in which imagination may exul- tantly kick up its constructive heels. Who is prepared to say that Nat Bacon, on off-days, when not engaged in defying Sir William Berkeley or fighting Indians, did not chase potato bugs off his plantation to the land which later was destined to become the seat of a great institution of learning? Who can deny that the brave rebel's shoats-the Baconian bacon, as it were-may occasionally have wandered from their own demesne and rooted on that dearly-beloved old campus even as our alumni of days agone rooted for their honored ball teams? U fb' ft tfil 'gg . . . . , . Mater now IS enjoying a sort of second girlhood with all the aux. .T-Ae Apropos of propinquity, there's one thing we do know "beyond the peradven- ture of a doubt"-that many, many years after poor Bacon passed away, but nevertheless long ago, Richmond College had a magnificent beer garden as its immediate neighbor. Traces of this cooling retreat in the shape of gnarled, mori- bund trees remained up to a decade or so ago. To-day, however, several greasy garages drip gasolene in places where once the Winsome Wurtzberger flowed. The asylum for the thirsty, to which reverent reference is here made, was known as "Schad's Lager Beer Garden." And thereby hangs a tale. At the outbreak of hostilities the Richmond I-lowitzers were quartered on the college campus. Adjoining them, but separated by a high wooden fence, was the beckoning beer gardens. Southern patriotism ran high, yet it was not without its tincture of undisciplined mischievousness, but 150 GDB SlJiU2IT trousered tobacco-chewing Encyclopoediae Britannicae in point of knowledge-men who thought so deeply that their ideas had to be Hshed out of their cerebral tanks with one hundred foot lines. We are proud to be "part and parcel" of the Richmond College alumni. In our time we sedulously attended all of the lectures. While to-day we can barely speak English and hardly know the difference between a parallelogram and an x-minus sign, we feel that, somehow, something about the atmosphere of Rich- mond College gave us polish and manicured us intellectually as no other influence could have done. It may havebeen the serene dignity of the institution itself 5 it may have been the kindly green of the emerald campusg it may have been the soporiferousness of the lecture rooms with their much-whittled benchesg it may have been the worthy example of the plodding, patient Hjaspersug or, more likely than all, it may have been the inspiration that came from the stalwart men who were our professors. Be this as it may, we went cheerfully through the scholastic mill, were ground into the meal of good citizenship fespecially were we ground on examination daysll and when we' left college we sneakingly felt that people in the outside world would tumble over one another to avail themselves of our services. This hasn't always proved the case, but when you hear a big noise and see a blind- ing light the disturbance is mighty apt to be due to one of our alumni. To sum things up, we have caused ourselves to be felt all over the South- land, and the footprints we have made in the sands of time would seem to indicate that we have tried to kick holes in the earth. We are proud of ourselves jointly and severally, individually and collectively, and there is reason to believe that others also are proud of us. Let it be understood, however, that the piety that is in us, the stability of character that makes us' muleish, the culture that makes us smooth as silk, the cour- age that makes us defy even germs and microbes, all had their genesis at the apron strings of our Alma Mater. By the same token we charge the younglings now at Greater Richmond College to study our example just as we studied the example of those who went before us. Remember, too, that a family tree, duly certified and absolutely lacking in "dead limbs," is no mean thing, especially when all its offshoots have hearts of oak! EVAN R. CHESTERMAN. CED? Spiiltr 149 strict military orders, backed by sentries, for a time, made Meinheer Schad's amber liquid froth untouched in its schooners, while the young cannoneers foamed at the mouth. The end of it all? Why, the desert-throated artillerymen of course got the beer. They scratched under the fence and reached the garden by a "sub- terranean route" known as "the I-log Hole." This hole was carefully concealed by a house tent which was backed up against the fence. As an additional pre- caution, a dry-goods box, seemingly a mere seat, covered the aperture when prying officers appeared. Now all this is history, and therefore it will live almost as persistently as a cat with nine lives, albeit the war is over, the naughty cannoneers for the most part are dead, the beer garden has utterly disappeared and the abandoned old college campus, cut up into city lots, will soon look like a little darkey's kinky head divided off into squares by curl papers. Neither the students nor the faculty of Richmond College were slow to answer Virginia's call. One-hfth of the graduates and many promising students lost their lives in battle. Here, indeed, is perpetual glory for our Alma Mater, though none of our Confederate alumni who escaped destruction in battle were ever known to complain because they emerged alive from the exchange of shot and shell. Humiliation of the worst kind-the kind that might make even the meekest jaspers grow Ucussin' mad"-came with the evacuation of Richmond when a negro regiment was quartered in the college building. These swart occupants of the property proved more obnoxious-and more destructive-than a swarm of cockroaches in a pantry. They took away everything portable that they did not destroy. We are told that their surgeon carted off all the books in the library, so that Yankee military camps and hospitals might be supplied with literature. Richmond College has never strutted around with a chip on her shoulder and ordinarily is not more bellicose than a guinea pig, but, speaking of Confederate days, it is rather odd that her new home should be near the scene of a famous skirmish-the fight between the Richmond reserves and Col. Dahlgren's raiders. Suffice it to say, that one does not-and never has had to-hunt Richmond College up with a searehlight when "there's anything doing." In short, our "pride of ancestry" is no frivolous thing, it is based not on the memory of a group of inverte- brates, but on the duly recorded achievements of men who had backbone-men who shouted in Stentorian tones when they talkedg men who wore seven-league boots when they Walkedg men who seemed Homeric John l... Sullivans when they foughtg men who thundered like Gargantua when they laughedg men who were fl I rs- -I I I I P I J I. .521-.-14 . 4, .Ie '- 'II t. 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CHAPTERS . . . . . . . . . . .Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. . . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. ..... . . . . . . . . . . .Emory College, Oxford, Ga. . . . . .Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Va. . . . . . . . .Richmond College, Richmond, Va. . . . .University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky. . . . . . . . . . . . .Mercer University, Macon, Ga. . . . . .University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. . . . . .Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. .. . .Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas. . . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Texas, Austin, Texas. . . . . . . . . .University of Tennessee, - Knoxville, Tenn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Davidson College, Davidson, N. C. .. . .University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. . . . . . . . . . . . .Southern University, Greensboro, Ala. . . . . . . . . .Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tulane University, New Orleans, La. . . . . .Central University of Kentucky, Danville, Ky. . . . . . . . . .University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. . . . . . . .University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala. ....Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. . . . . . . . . . . . .William Jewell College, Liberty, . . . .William and Mary College, Williamsburg, . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Westminster College, Fulton, . . . .... Transylvania University, Lexington, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Missouri, Columbia, . . . . . . . . . . . . . .johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, ........................Millsaps College, Jackson, Mo. Va. Mo. Ky. Mo. Md. Miss. ....The George Washington University, Washington, D. C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .University of California, Berkeley, . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, . . . .Leland Stanford, jr., University, Palo Alto, . . . . .West Virginia University, Morgantown, W. Cal. Ark. Cal. Va. . . . . . . .Georgia School of Technology- Atlanta, Ga. . . . . .Hampden-Sidney College, Hampden-Sidney, Va. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trinity College, Durham, N. C. C. A. Sz M. College, Raleigh, N. C. ....Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Mo. . . . . . . . .Bethany College, Bethany, W. Va. . .... College of Charleston, Charleston, S. C. . . . .Georgetown College, Georgetown, . . . . . . . . .Delaware College, Newark, Ky. Del. . . . . . .University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. ....University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla. .. ........ Washington University, St. Louis, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Drury College, Springfield, ....Maryland Agricultural College, College Park, Mo. Mo. Md' KAPPA ALPHA The Spina Kappa Alpha Founded at Washington and Lee University December 2l, l865 Eta Chapter Established at Richmond College in I870 Colors: Crimson ancl Gold Flowers: Magnolia and Red Rose Publication: "Kappa Alpha Journal" FRATRES IN FACULTATE W. A. Harris, M. A., Ph. D. C. Metcalf, M. A. W. A. Montgomery, A. B., Ph. D. C. M. Chichester, A. B., LL. B W. A. Bagley J. C. Barlcsdale E. S. Bronson W. B. Clarke A. B. Cosby H. B. Handy, M. A. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO J. F. Edmonds D. Falherly P. W. Fore V. S. Lawrence, Jr. J. M. Miller XV. L. O'Flaherty I J. B. Patton A. T. Pin M. U. Pin , Jr. E. L. Roden, jr lVl. T. Spice r, Jr Gtbe Spine: George Ainslie C. B. Antrim Dr. H. B. Baker R. M. Baker. jr. C. W. Beale W. W. Beverly Dr. H. S. Blackwell W. H. Blair L. F. Blanton J. B. Blunt J. M. Bossieux C. C. Bowe R. B. Bowe Stuart Bowe -I. A. Boyd D. T. Bridges M. G. Bruce Col. A. S. Buford C. R. Burnett Withers Burress E.. P. Buxton T. B. Byrd J. B. Cabell I. E. Campbell L. B. Cann S. R. Carter Hundsen Cary James Caskie Dr. A. C. Chandler C. M. Chichester M. A. Cogbill W. T. Cogbill J. A. Coke. jr. Dr. C. C. Coleman E. P. Conquest F. W. Corley Rev. G. P. Craighill Langhorne Craighill Major Sol Cutchins A. E. Donnan F. W. Duke W. D. Duke R. Cn. Dunn D. T. Ellerson Cecil Fulton R. E.. Glover Kappa Alpha FRATRES IN URBE T. C. Cordon P. S. Grant Hunter Gregory Julien Gunn R. M. Gwathmey Winston Gwathmey E.. M. Gwathmey james Cuwatkins -I. M. Hagan H. B. Handy A. L. Hart Dr. W. A. Harris J. S. Harrison A. L. Hawse Dr. W. H. Higgins A. H. Hill G. W. Hodgson J. F. Howison Dr. P. W. Howle Palmer Hundley Dr. M. Hutchinson Nelson Ingram W. B. ,lerman Dr. Frank johns A. S. Jones L. M. .Iudkins F. Kellam E. C. Laird William Lancaster W. W. LaPrade C. B. Lathrop C. P. Lathrop William Lawton Dr. H. D. Lipscomb Merril Luck G. Walter Mapp W. A. Mehegan Dr. C. Metcalf Webb Midyette R. M. Miles Henry R. Miller john M. Miller, lll. R. L. Montague Rev. W. Morris John Moyler Dr. Edwin McCarthy F. P. McConnell R. M. Maybie F. T. Norvell Mann Page J. D. Pattons, jr. john Paul C. K. Perkins Timothy Pharr Dr. R. H. Pin R. D. Pin E. D. Price Dr. Frank Redwood Walter Robertson D. H. Rucker John B. Swartout T. Stubbs, Jr. J. F. Strother Hugh Stockwell G. W. Stevens, jr. C. W. Stevens Col. jolane Stern Ashton Starke E. W. Spencer Capt. A. M. Shipp I-l. C. Schmidt R. E.. Scales George Sawin R. B. Saunders E. A. Saunders, Jr. Adj.-Gen. W. W. Sale M. C. Selden R. Cardwell Taylor John S. Walker H. C. Weiseger Thomas S. Wheelwright George Wickham C. R. Wilcox julian T. Winfree C. R. Winfree C. E.. Wingo T. Foster Win Maxwell Waddey F. T. Wood Dr. F. C. Woodward C. A. Wortham B. Vaughan .Sn me spines 161 ALPHA. DELTA. . E.Psu.oN ZETA. . . ETA ..,. lon MU . Ri-xo .i .U .- TAU .... UPsn.oN PHI .... Psi .... ALPHA-ALPHA .... ALPHA-GAMMA ..... . . ALPHA-DELTA .... ............ ALPHA-EPSILON ..... .... ALPHA-ZETA ...... . . ALPHA-THETA ..., ALPHA-I ALPHA-KAPPA .... . . ALPHA-LAMBDA ..... . .........., . . Phi Kappa Sigma ACTIVE CHAPTERS ......................University of Pennsylvania , , .... Washington and jefferson College . . . . . . . . . . . . Dickinson College . . ..... Franklin and Marshall College . . . . . . . . . . .University of Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . Columbia University . . . . . . . Tulane University . . . . . .University of Illinois ., ..... Randolph-Macon College . . . . . . . .Northwestern University .....,.......RichmonclCollege . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Pennsylvania State College .Washington and Lee University ...University of West Virginia .University of Maine .Armour Institute of Technology . . . . . . . .University of Maryland . . . .University of Wisconsin OTA .... ...... V anderloilt University . . . . . . .University of Alabama .University of California ALPHA-MU ....... .... M assachusetts Institute of Technology ALPHA-NU.. .. ....... Georgia School of Technology ALPHA-XI .......... ........... P urclue University ALPHA-OM1cRoN .... .... U niversity of Michigan ALPHI-PI ........ .... U niversity of Chicago ALPHA-RHO .... ..... Co rnell University PHI KAPPA SIGMA Ghz Spiuer Phi Kappa Sigma Founded at University of Pennsylvania October I9, 1850 Phi Chapter Established at Richmond College in lB73 , Colors: Old Gold and Black i Flower: Golden Rod Publication: Phi Kappa Sigma News Letter FRATER IN FACULTATE W. S. McNeill, B. A.. Ph. D., LL. D. FRATRE5 IN COLLEGIO D. P. Bowe C. Wicker S. H. Smith J. A. Leslie. Jr. W. H. Sands, Jr. R. Logan D. B. Ward C. B. Godwin E.. R. Chesterman, Jr J. Wicker. Jr. T. E. Bass N. l... Dickinson L. T. Wilson, jr. G. T. Culbert W. H. Cardwell, jr Qtbe Spine: A. Arrington J. Augustine, Jr. R. B. Augustine W. F. Augustine G. C. Bidgood D. P. Bowe Dr. A. G. Brown, Jr. R. H. Broacldus C. P. Cardwell G. A. Cary -I. B. Cary E.. R. Chesterman E. R. Chesterman. -lr. L. E. Clark C. S. Cole D. B. Cole Dr. G. B. Cool: W. S. Cox W. C. Cottrell L. E.. Cutchins T. S. Curtis H. St. C. Dalton, Jr. Dr. W. W. Davis Rev. W. E. Edwards E. B. English Phi Kappa Sigma FRATRES IN URBE H. K. Ellyson M. G. Finnegan H. G. Freeman M. Follies W. B. Follies E.. H. Gibbs L. D. Grant T. P. Gary Dr. A. L. Gray O. L. Grover H. Harlan Hon. A. L. Holladay E. D. Hotchkiss, Jr. H. S. Hotchkiss M. Hunter C. A. C. Jones S. D. Kent W. S. King B. H. Kyle G. G. Lancaster T. B. McAdams Dr. Stuart McGuire W. S. McNeill R. W. Mercer R. T. Minor, jr. Dr. T. D. Merrick Dr. Michaux N. T. Mosby J. M. Parrish H. D. Quarles F. St. C. Richeson W. S. Robinson N. J. Richards W. H. Sands, jr. B. W. Tabla F. M. Taylor Dr. H. M. Taylor W. A. Townes F. Y. Toy M. T. Vaden A. W. Valentine I. N. Vaughan O. B. White C. Whitley, -Ir. J. Vviclcer, Jr. J. C. Wicker C. K. Willis L. T. Wilson, Jr. G. B. Wood, Jr. J. W. Wightman A 9 1 is if ,J 3 b I i w 4 v pi Hg - T I? U i T . ,I ' V J T if . il x ' IN ' H Qtibe Spina 167 ALPHA .... BETA .... DELTA. . . . ZETA .... THETA .... IoTA ..... LAMBDA .... Mu ....... Xi .......... O1vucRoN .... Pi ........ SIGMA . . . TAU .... . Cm ..... Psi .............. OMEGA. ...... .... . . ALPHA-DEUTERON ALPHA-lOTA ...... ALPHA-PHI ...... ALPHA-CHI .... BETA-KAPP.X ..... BETA-MU ........ BETA-CHI ........ GAMMA-DEUTERON GAMMA-PHI ...... DELTA-NU ......,. DELTA-X1 ......., EPSILON-OMICRON . ZETA-DEUTERON ..... THETA-DEUTERON. ZETA-PHI ......,. THETA-PS1 ,..,.,. IOTA-MU .,.. KAPPA-NU ,...... KAPPA-TAU. . ........ . LAMBDA-DEUTERON. LAMBDA-lOTA ..... LAMBDA-NU ...,.. LAMBDA-SIGMA .... Mu-S1oMA ...... NU-DEUTERON . . . NU-EPSILON ...... X1-DEUTERON .... OMICRON-DEUTERO N ..... P1-DEUTERON ........ Pl-IOTA ........... P1-Rr-io ......... RHo-Dzurianow. . . RHO-CHI ......... SIGMA-DELt'fERON . . . S1cMA-N U ........ . SIGMA-TAU ...... TAU-ALPHA ....... TAU-Di-:uTi:RoN . . . CHI-EPsu.oN ,,.. CHI-IOTA ...... Ci-ii-Mu ..... CHI-S1cMA .... OMEGA-MU ..,. Phi Gamma Delta ACTIVE CHAPTERS . . . . . . . .University of Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . . . .Bucknell University . . . . .University of lndiana . . . .University of Alabama . . . . . . .Williams College . . . . . . .DePauw University . . . . .University of Wisconsin . . . . . . . .Gettysburg College . . . .University of Virginia . . . . . . . .Alleghany College . . . . .Wittenburg University . . . . . . . Hanover College . . . . . .Union University ...........Wabash College . . . . . . . . . .Columbia University . . . . lllinois Wesleyan University ... . . . . . . . .lowa State College . . . . . .University of Michigan . . . . . . . . . .Amherst College . . . . . . . . Colorado University . . . .Johns Hopkins University . . . . . . . . Lehigh University ..... . . . . . . Knox University . . . . Pennsylvania State College . . . . . . . Dartmouth University . . . . . . . .University of California .. . . . . . . . . . .University of Orgeon . . . .Washington and Lee University . . . . . .Ohio Wesleyan University . . . . . . . . . . .William Jewell College .Washington and Jefferson College ...................Colgate University .Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology ..................Cornell University . . . .University of Tennessee . . . . . . . Denison University . . . . . . . . . Purdue University . . . . . . . University of Nebraska . . . .Leland Stanford University . . . .University of Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . .Yale University . . . . . . . . .New York University . . . . .Western Reserve University . . . . . . . . .Ohio State University . . . . . . .University of Kansas . . . .Worcester University . . . . . Brown University . . . .Wooster University . . . . .Richmond College . . . . . . .LaFayette College . . . . . . .Syracuse University . . . .University of Washington . . . . . . Trinity University . . . . . .University of Texas . . . . .University of Chicago . . . . .University of lllinois . . . . .University of Missouri . . . .Colorado State College . . . . .University of Maine PHI GAMMA DELTA i 5.112 Sepitlet Phi Gamma Delta Founded at Washington and Jefferson College May l, l848 Rho Chi Chapter Chartered al Richmond College l89O Calor: Royal Purple Flower: l-leliotrope sl. P. Bradshaw J. A. Carter 1. E. Dunford C. E. Ford W. H. Hurt R. I. johnson Publication: The Phi Gamma Delta FRATRES IN FACULTATE F. R. Elder fAlpha-Chij, M. A. R. E.. Loving fRho-Chij, M. A., Ph. D. S. l-l. Templeman fTheta-PSD, M. A., Th. lVl. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO C. Ci. Jones E H. L. Nlilhourne P. L. Mitchell W. R. Nelson J. B. Omohunclro B. L. Robins W- Ross E.. Satterflelcl M. Sweaney P. Tyler G. Warinner P. Williams Gtibe Svpitler A. H. Anschutz J. W. Bates W. R. Beverley J. H. Binford D. M. Blair D. L. Boyd W. C. Boyd H. G. Boykin Dr. C. M. Branch W. B. Broaddus G. R. Brothers W. H. Brown Alex. Cameron William Cameron R. S. Christian, jr. Dr. H. S. Corey Dr. S. S. Cottrell -I. P. Crenshaw A. R. Davenport J. H. Donohue J. E. Dunford H. Ci. Ellett -I. E. Etchison. Jr. C. E. Ford Dr. A- W- Freeman Dr. D. S. Freeman C. M. Gaines B. V. Haislip W. B. Haislip R. L. Harrison M. C. Harmon Phi Gamma Delta FRATRES IN URBE Emmett Hilliard Dr. M. Hughes Dr. M. G. Hoge, Jr. R. I. johnson L. H. Justice A. R. Kershaw W. B. Lacy, Jr. Lane Lacy R. T. Lacy, Jr. W. P. Leclcy F. H. Lee M. D. Langhorne J. T. Lawrence J. B. Lightfoot. Jr. E.. M. Long R. E.. Loving M. S. McDonald G. P. Mayo Ci. D. Morgan F. H. S.,Morrison. Jr. Frank Mosby P. L. Nugent J. B. Omohundro Kirk T. Parrish Rev. W. A. Pearman T. B. Powers R. G. Pratt E.. D. Quarles H. S. Ragland O. P. Redford J. H. Ricks J. F. Riddle B. L. Robins W. F. Rudd C. H. Ryland J. F. Ryland QI. M. G. Ryland D. E.. Satterfield R. L. Saville E' R. Schoen W. P. Shelton R. C. Skinker R. G. Smith A. R. Spotts M. P. Sprout Dr. C. W. Taber R. H. Talley H. W. Taylor J. C. Taylor Rev. S. H. Templeman -I. M. Tompkins D. P. Tyler H. G. Warinner C. E.. Whitlock A. B. Williams, J W. F. Williamson Dr. R. G. Willis G. H. L. Winfrey J. Cu. Winston J. T. Wingo l' A.,. -..- --- ,...,- - ,.f - ..,,l,,:....,..... .- v-...., -.., - , -...- Y I iii, V..q,,,.,.,,, -. Y,,lg! p 1 I W, , Ii 1 4 mu . 2 l 'J' ' t .11 A figgrv-V V, ,tal A f:,,fY .UI ,1 . Y V ,W ,L r l uv VA VJ-H '. f 2 X X YY ' ' H '. ,.,. " ' . ,, 5-'-rf "',.A ' - l ' - A,-,L -i-,W l dtbe Spine: 173 PSI .......... . Kappa Sigma ACTIVE CHAPTERS DISTRICT I. ... . . . . . . . . .University of Maine ALPHA-LAMBDA .... ..... U niversity of Vermont ALPHA-RHO ..... ........ B owdoin College BETA-ALPHA .... ......... B rown University BETA-KAPPA ..... ..... N ew I"lampshire College GAMMA-DELTA ........ Mass. Agricultural College GAMMA-EPSILON ............. Dartmouth College GAMMA-ETA ................ Harvard University GAMMA-PI ......... Mass. Institute of Technology PI ............ DISTRICT Il. . ........... Swarthmore College ALPI-IA-EPsII.oN ..... ...... U niversity of Pa. ALPHA-KAPPA ..... ..... C ornell University BETA-IOTA ...... ..... I.. ehigh University GAMMA-ZETA .... .... N ew York University GAMMA-IOTA ..,... .... S yracuse University DISTRICT III. ALPHA- DELTA .... . ......... Penn . State College ALPHA-PHI ... Bucknell Universit BETA-DELTA .... Washington and Jefferson College BETA-PI ...... ZETA .... . . ETA ..... . . Mu ............ NU ............ . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dickinson College DISTRICT IV. . . . . . . . . .University of Virginia . . . . . .Randolph-Macon College .Washington and Lee University . . . . .William and Mary College UPSILON .............. Hampden- Sidney College ALPI-IA-ALPI-IA .......... University of Maryland ALPHA-ETA ....... George Washington University BETA-BETA .... ............ R ichmond College DISTRICT V. DELTA ...... ............. D avidson College ETA-PRIME .................... Trinity College ALPHA-MU ........ University of North Carolina BETA-UPsII.oN .... ...... N . C. A. 81 M. College BETA ......... ALPHA-BETA . . DISTRICT VI. . . . . . . . .University of Alabama . . .......... Mercer University ALPHA-TAU .................... Georgia Tech. BETA-ETA ..... BETA-LAMBDA . . . . . .Alabama Polytechnic Institute . . . . . . . . . . .University of 'Cieorgia DISTRICT VII. GAMMA. ........... ..I..ouisiana State University SIGMA. .... . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tulane University ALPHA-UPSILON. ......., ..... M illsaps College THETA.... ....... KAPPA ..... LAMBDA ..... PHI ...... OMEGA. . . . BETA-NU .... ALPHA-ZETA. . ALPHA-SIGMA. BETA-PHI ..... i.. School of Applied Sciences DISTRICT VIII. Cumberland University . . . . . . . . .Vanderbilt University . . . . . . . University of Tennessee . . . .Southwestern Pres. University . . . . . . . .University of the South . . . . . . . .University of Kentucky DISTRICT IX. . . . . . . . . . .University of Michigan . .Ohio State University GAMMA-Xl . . ....... ....... . Denison University DISTRICT X. CHI ........................ Purdue University ALPHA-GAMMA ......... ...University of Illinois ALPHA-PI .... ALPHA-CHI. . . BETA-EPSILON . BETA-THETA. . .. .......... Wabash College . . .... Lalie Forest University . . . . . . . . .University of Wisconsin . . ...... University of Indiana GAMMA-BETA ............. University of Chicago DISTRICT XI. ALPHA-PSI ............. University of Nebraska BETA-MU .............. University of Minnesota BETA-Rl-IO ........ ...... U niversity of Iowa GAMMA-LAMBDA ............. Iowa State College DISTRICT XII. ALPHA-OMEGA .......... William Jewell College BETA-GAMMA ............ University of Missouri BETA-SIGMA ..... ..... W ashington University BETA-TAU ....... ........... B aker University BETA-CHI ............ Missouri School of Mines GAMMA-NU ................. Washburn College GAMMA-OMICRON .......... University of Kansas DISTRICTS XIII. AND XIV. Xl ..................... University of Arkansas GAMMA-KAPPA .... .... U niversity of Oklahoma IOTA ............. .... S outhwestern University TAU ...................... University of Texas DISTRICT XV. BETA-OMICRON ............ University of Denver BETA-OMEGA .................. Colorado College GAMMA-GAMMA ....... Colorado School of Mines DISTRICT XVI. BETA-ZETA .......... Leland Stanford University BETA-XI .... ......... U niversity of California DISTRICT XVII. BETA-PSI ....... - ...... University of Washington GAMMA-ALPHA ........... University of Oregon GAMMA-THETA ............. University of Idaho GAMMA-MU ..... .... W ashington State College KAPPA SIGMA The Spine: Kappa Sigma Founded at the University of Virginia December l0, l869 Beta-Beta Chapter Established at Richmond College March 5, 1898 Colors: Scarlet, White and Emerald Green l Flower: Lily of the Valley Publications: The Caduceus of Kappa Sigma, and the Star and Crescent FRATRE ALUMINUS MONITOR Robert Nelson Pollarcl, B. A., l..l.,. B. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO Charles Walthall Buford. Jr. ,Albert Hardin Harris Aubrey Russell Bowles, jr. 4 Victor Sharp Metcalf Dell Valmont Deslaortes Ralph Clipman lVlcDanel lsaac Digges, Jr. Hill Montague, jr. EIDE Slliiltt T. D. Adamson R. K. Alsop C. C. Barkesdale Walter Brigges G. B. Byrd H. G. Buchanan W. C. Bell Dr. S. C. Bowen Samuel Cary A. Chewning, Jr. G. C. Chewning S. D. Craig W. W. Crump Cu. Stanley Clark B. H. Davis D. Donnan C. H. Dunnaway E.. S. Desportes Andrew Ellis Rives Fleming R. C. Folger T. B. Fishburne J. M. Gatewood Chris. B. Garnett Edwin Goodwin Dr. St. Geo. Grinnan J. Stanley Gray J. Hankins Kappa Sigma FRATRES IN URBE Thomas Hardy Dr. V. H. Harrison H. A. Hayes Arthur W. James Robert M. Jeffries Richard Lancaster F. W. Lewis Wyeth Long Dr. E. P. McCavock W. S. P. Mayo W. Miller Raymond Massey Wilson Meek T. H. Mercer H. C. Nedlen R. O. Norris W. T. Oppenheimer, Jr. Fred G. Pollard Robt. N. Pollard Jas. H. Price W. L. Prince W. C. Pulliam J. O. Parremore J. B. Parrish E.. W. Ready J. H. Rew O. M. Richardson J. T. Robinson G. G. Shannonhouse W. A. Shultice A. C. Sinton Dr. F. G. Simmons A. T. Smith H. M. Smith H. M. Smith, Jr. J. G. Smith W. R. L. Smith H. L. Snead Thomas Swineford J. L. Syclnor C. S. Stokes W. G. Suitor A. F. Seward W. B. Tennant H. W. Trafford S. W. Tinsley Pembroke Taylor H. Marbury Taylor W. T. Thompson, J J. T. Waddill J. Y. Waddill J. S. Woodward F. T. West I-I. M. Win W. W. Young -r -Y--..- -c-- - -v,!--- -r-'-aww -- k ' H. , " 2, . ' lj ' ff -1 ,1 A . ff - - 1 -. .V ff v fu f l -. ,- - 31 C -'-'V " F - 'fi 155 +1 JE., "'T, 'L' if -la I. 4 V' 1 ' xl .+-. Agmciisrm- '-auupww Ghz QDIUBE 179 ALPHA ..... BETA ..... GAMMA ..... DELTA .... ZETA ..... ETA ...... THETA ..... IOTA ...... KAPPA ...... OMICRON ..... Pi ......... TAU ...... UPsn.oN .... Psi .......... OMEGA ........... ALPHA-ALPHA .... ALPHA-GAMMA ..... ALPHA-DELTA ..., ALPI-IA-EPsu.oN .... ALPHA-Zlz'rA .... ALPHA-ETA .... rALPHA-IOTA. . . . ALPHA-KAPPA ..,. ALPHA-LAMBDA ..... ALPHA-Mu ....... ALPHA-N U ..... ALPHA-Xl ....... ALPHA-OMICRON ALPHA-Pi ....... ALPHA-Ri-io .... AI.PHA-SIGMA .... ALPHA-TAU ...... ALPHA-UPsu.oN .... ALPHA-PHI ....... ALPHA-Cm .... ALPHA-Psi ..... ALPHA-OMEGA .... BETA-ALPHA ..... BETA-BETA ..... BETA-GAMMA. . . . . Pi Kappa Alpha ACTIVE CHAPTERS .....University of Virginia . . . . . . . . . . .Davidson College . ...William and Mary College . . . . . . . . . .Southern University . . . . . . . . . . .University of Tennessee ......................Tulane University . . . . .Southwestern Presbyterian University . . . . . . . . . . . .Hampden-Sidney College . . . . . . . .Transylvania University .. . . . .. . . . . . . .Richmond College . . . .Washington and Lee University . . . . . .University of North Carolina . . . . . . . . .Alabama Polytechnic Institute . . . . .North Georgia Agricultural College . . . . , . . . . . .Kentuclcy State University ................Trinity College . . . . . . . . . .Louisiana State University . . . . . . . .Georgia School of Technology . . . . .North Carolina A. and M. College . . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Arkansas . . . . .University of Florida . . . . . . . . . . .Millsaps College . . . . .Missouri School of Mines . . . . . . . .Georgetown College . . . .University of Georgia . . . . . . . University of Missouri . . . . .University of Cincinnati . . . .Southwestern University . . . . . . . . .Howard College . . . .Ohio State University . . . .University of California . . . . . .University of Utah . . . .New York University . . . . .Iowa State College . . . 1 ...... Syracuse University ....................Rutgers College . . . . .Kansas State Agricultural College . . . . . . . . .Pennsylvania State College . . . . . University of Washington . . . . . . .University of Kansas PI KAPPA ALPHA The Sniffer Pi Kappa Alpha Founded al the University of Virginia March l, l86B Omicron Chapler Re-cslablished al Richmond College in l90l Colors Garnet and Gold - Flower: Lily of the Valley Publiculions: Shield and Diamond, and Dagger and Key F. E. O'Neill j. A. Newton F. C. Ellelt J. H. Wiley E. N. Gardner W, H. Bahlke T. B. Taliaferro W. E. Durham j. l-l. Garber FRATER IN FACULTATE R. A. Stewart. lVl. A.. Ph. D. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO R. T. Coleman C. R. Bennelt R. l-l. Cori' W. R. Broaddus A. lVl. Woody M. C. Newton XV. W. Wood C. C. Cox, Jr. l. G. Craig Weston Bristow Qtibz Spina Pi Kappa Alpha R. l... T. Beale E. I... Bemiss Slater Blaclciston Wallace Blanton J. K. Bowman J. M. Braclfielcl J. Harper Brent R. A. Brock James A. Cabell John W. Cabell J. P. Carpenter Edwin P. Cox J. B. Duval R. C. Duval, Jr. R. S. Ellis Walter Hargrave John S. l-larwoocl, Jr. E.. W. Hening Samuel W. Lacy J. P. Leary William V. Lefew Maurice B. Langhorne Dr. W. B. Lorraine W. W. Martin FRATRES IN URBE. Wm. Hodges Mann, Herbert 5. Mann C. D. Miller C. M. Montgomery George H. Nance Rev. Theron l'l. Rice A. V. Russell R. Burton Smith A. M. Sneacl James R. Sheppard Dr. W. A. Sheppard A. C. Steaclman Dr. R. A. Stewart Oscar Swineford Carter E.. Talman Henry C. Taylor R. Wilson Taylor Preston Trigg Gilbert C. White Robert Whittet, Jr. R. McLean Whittet Denny D. Wright George B. Wright '-Fl ,, Q V , Q :- .. .,- , ,, ,, -, ' .VT , 'i.-. 1 vv ' ' f , . , '. V,- " " '- - " -.- 1- mb , F 'Y 3 in Qtbe Spina 185 Sigma Phi Epsilon ALPHA ................ WEST VIRGINIA BETA ..... ILLINOIS ALPHA ...... COLORADO ALPHA ...... PENNSYLVANIA DELTA .... VIRGINIA DELTA ......... NORTH CAROLINA BETA ..... OHIO ALPHA .......... INDIANA ALPHA ...... NEW YORK ALPHA .... VIRGINIA UPSILON .... VIRGINIA ZETA ..... GEORGIA ALPHA ..... DELAWARE ALPHA ..... VIRGINIA ETA ........ ARKANSAS ALPHA ....... PENNSYLVANIA EPSILON .... OHIO GAMMA ......... VERMONT ALPHA ........ ALABAMA ALPHA .......... NORTH CAROLINA GAMMA .... NEW HAMPSHIRE ALPHA .... DISTRICT OI-' COLUMBIA ALPHA KANSAS ALPHA ............. CALIFORNIA ALPHA ......,... NEBRASKA ALPHA ...... WASHINGTON ALPHA ..... MASSACHUSETTS ALPHA .... OHIO DELTA ............ NEW YORK BETA ....... RHODE ISLAND ALPHA ..... MICHIGAN ALPHA ....... IOWA ALPHA .......... COLORADO BETA ...... TENNESSEE ALPHA ..... MISSOURI ALPHA ...... WISCONSIN ALPHA ..... ACTIVE CHAPTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . .Richmoncl College . . . . . University of West Virginia . . . . . . . . .University of Illinois . . . . . . .University of Colorado . . . . . . .University of Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . . .William and Mary College . . . .North Carolina A. and M. College . . . . . . . . . .Ohio Northern University . . . . . . . . . . . . .Perdue University . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Syracuse University . . . . .Washington and Lee University . . . . . . . . .Randolph-Macon College ................Georgia Tech. . . . . .Delaware State College . . . . . University of Virginia . . . . . University of Arkansas . . . . . . . .Lehigh University . . . . . .Ohio State University . . . . . . . . . . . .Norwich University . . . .Alabama Technical Institute ..............Trinity College . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dartmouth College . . . . .George Washington University ..............Balcer University . . . . . .University of California . . . . . . . . . . .University of Nebraska . . . . . . . . . .Washington State College . . . . .Massachusetts Agriculture College .. . .... University of Wooster . . . . . .Cornell University . . . . . . . . . .Brown University . . . . . University of Michigan . . . . . . . . . .Iowa Wesleyan . . . . . . . University of Denver . . . . . University of Tennessee . . . .University of Missouri . . . . . . .Lawrence College SIGMA PHI EPSILON Ghz Sniffer Sigma Phi Epsilon Founded at Richniond College I9OI ' Alpha Chapter Colors: Royal Purple and Recl E Flowers: American Beauties ancl Violets Publication: Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal FRATRES IN FACUl.TiATE Frank Z. Brown, B. S.. E. E. FRATRES lN COLLEGIO J. Raymond W1'ight lldwarcl B. Dunford l-lowarcl G. Privott Anderson Bland J. Arthur Kennerdy Ramoncl D. Garcin, jr. E. l'liler Robinson john C. Fields J. Vaughan Gary Clifford Mason Edward W. lVlill2r The Sapinet Sigma Phi Epsilon George Arnold H. P. Bayly H. H. Blackwell R. R. Blackwell Drewy Bowles J. C. Bristow F. Z. Brown Stuart Brown J. W. Cammack J. D. Clements J. H. Cato Claude Collona W. H. Croswell W. S. G. Dulin Eugene Currin C. G. Garland J. B. Gale W. W. Goldsmith FRATRES IN URBE Carter Jenkins C. B. Jones F. G. Louthan H. S. McCrary W. N. Mountjoy L. M. Phelps W. L. Phillips Charles Phillips Charles Register John Rogers W. E.. Sullivan C. W. Sydnor C. W. Throcl-:moton Luther Throcl-:moton Robert Throckmoton Dorsey Tyler J. E. Woodward F 'K ' r is, I H I I nw ' . -L 1 N ll: I I u r .I , .. nr. . W .-4.f - ff . V I , ,, -- .tix 9' tithe S-pines 191 ALPHA . BETA. . . GAMMA. DELTA. . EPs11.oN. . . .. ZETA. . .. ETA .... T1-u:TA. . Io'rA .... KAPPA. . LAMBDA. Mu ....... Nu ..... Xl. ..,... . . OMICRON .... Theta Chi ACTIVE CHAPTERS .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . .Norwich University Massachusetts Institute of Technology ...............University of Maine . . . . .Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute . . . . .Worcester Polytechnic Institute . . . . .New Hampshire State College . . . . . . . .Rhode Island State College . . .Massachusetts Agricultural College . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Colgate University . . . . . University of Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . Cornell' University . . . . . . University of California . . . .Hampden-Sidney College . . . . .University of Virginia . . . . .Richmond College Tl-IETA CI-II The Spina Theta Chi Founded at Norwich University I8 56 Gmicron Chapter Established at Richmond College in l9l5 Ancarrow Boyd Combs Hazelgrove Klevesahl flziormerly Zeta Xi, Colors: Red and White Publfcalion: The Rattle FRATER IN FACULTATE W. 1. Young, M. A., Ph. D. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO L. S. Liggan C. H. Leulaberl O. A. Pollard Paul G. Perdue M. B. Porter J. K. Richardson Qtbe Svpiuer E. G. Ancarrow R. C. Ancarrow J. Coleman D. G. Conant G. W. Blume S. H. Ellyson Stuart Gilman W. V. Hawkins J. W. Lark G. R. MacLauchlan C. G. Mercer Theta Chi FRATRES ALUMNI W. Moll P. W. Orchard L. G. Porter G. B. Simpson W. A. Simpson P. K. Smith T. H. Smith S. Spence A. L. Steele S. Sutherland DELTA THETA PHI 'ik The spina: 197 RANNEY. . WIGMORE . HOLMES. . COOLEY .... FINCI-I .... WARVELLE I-IARLAN. . BLECKLEY ..... FREEMAN . MITCHELL DAY ........ KENT ..... LURTON. . EPSILON . . DOUGLAS .... LINCOLN. . MAGRUDER .... BURI-is. . . INGALLS ......... CI-IRISTIANCY .... RAMSEY ....... MARSHALL ........ PARKER ............ VoN MOSCHZISKER .... WHITE ..... ........ Delta Theta Phi ACTIVE CHAPTERS . . . . . . . . .Cleveland Law School, Cleveland, O. . . . .Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill. . . . . .Dickinson University, Carlisle, Pa. . . . .Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Mich. . . . . . . . . .Cornell University, lthaca, N. Y. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .DePaul University, Chicago, lll. .. .University of South Dakota, Vermilion, S. D. . . . . . . . . . . .University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. . . . . . . .University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. . . . .University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. . . . L . .Western Reserve University, Cleveland, O. . . . . . . . . . .New York School, New York, N. Y. . . . . .Chattanooga College of Law, Chattanooga, Tenn. . . . . .University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark. . . . . . . . . .John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Ill. . . . . . . . . . . . .University of Chicago, Chicago, lll. . . .Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, lll. .Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. . . . . . . . . . . . .Washburn University, Topeka, Kan. . . . . .University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. . . . . . .St. Paul College of Law, St. Paul, Minn. . . . . . . . . .Chic Northern University, Ada, O. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Union University, Albany, N. Y. . . . .University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. . . . . .Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. JEFFERSON ........ .... ............. R i chmond College, Richmond, Va. FIELD ....... ..... U niversity of Southern Califomia, Los Angeles, Cal. FULLER ..... ............... P ordham University, New York City BRYAN ...... .... ........ C r eighton University, Omaha, Neh. BENTON ..... ..... W ashington University, St. Louis, Mo. DEADY .... .... U niversity of Oregon, Portland, Ore. CHASE .... .... O hio State University, Columbus, O. WAYNE .... ....... A tlanta Law School, Atlanta, Ga. DWIGHT ..... ..... C olumhia University, New York, N. Y. CLEVELAND ALUMNI SENATE.. ALUMNI SENATE or NEW YORK . .' .. .I ................... . .- ALUMNI SENATES . . . . .Cleveland, O. .New York, N. Y. CIfIATrANooc.A ALUMNI SENATE. . . . . . . TOLEDO ALUMNI SENATE ..... . CHICAGO ALUMNI SENATE. . . . . WASHINGTON ALUMNI SENATE .... Los ANGELES ALUMNI SENATE. . . . ST. PAUL ALUMNI SENATE .... MINNEAPOLIS ALUMNI SENATE. OMAHA ALUMNI SENATE .... .. . . . .Chattanooga, Tenn. . . . . . . .Toledo, O. . . . . . .Chicago, lll. Washington, D. C. Los Angeles, Cal. . . .St. Paul, Minn. Minneapolis, Minn. . . . . .Omaha, Nels. The Spiher Delta Theta Phi LEGAL FRATERNITY Founded at Chicago, Ill., in l9l3 Thomas Jefferson Senate Established at Richmond College Scho A. E.. Baker E. B. Dunforcl C. E. Ford 1. V. Gary H. W. Harris Colors: Green and While Publication: The Paper Book FRATRES IN FACULTATE John Randolph Tucker, B. A., Ll... B. Thomas Justin Moore, A. B., Ll... D. FRATRES IN COLLEGIO ol of Law March 9, l9l2 C. G. Jones C. H. Luelsherl W. L. O'Flaherly A. T. Pin O. A. Pollard Gtbe Svpiuer R. L. T. Beale W. W. Beverly W. R. Bonner R. A. Brock T. B. Byrd G. G. Clark QI. B. Duval R. C. Duval, Jr. E. S. Desportes A. Ellis Delta Theta Phi FRATRES IN URBE. Christopher B. Garnett Gregory Gray Garland J. S. Gray A. R. Kershaw F. G. Louthan H. S. Mann XV. D. Miller John Garland Pollard H. L. Snead C. R. Winfrey Qtbz Spina A. R. BOWLES J. VAUGHAN GARY R. I. JOHNSON C. I-IEINE LUEBBERT W. L. O'FLAI-IERTY F. E.. O,NEILL C. A. TUCKER J. J. WICKER, JR l YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION dtbe S-pillar The Wail of the College Man The melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year: Dcepest gloom, like Refectory hash, , Hangs o'er the students here. Down in the hottom of each heart ggi W la 'G All earthly hope lies dead, Q- Na more we hear the Sophomores' laugh, . ml, Q The Freshmen softly tread: The funiors have no time to "fuss," Wie' The Seniors night and day Are acting just like men gone mad- CAI least that's what they sayj. Where are the smiles? The fair, sweet smiles. And why this grouchy moadg And why this Grim and haunted look, A As if by death pursued? f i,?,' Y Qirif l g, Alas, from here all joy has fled, " "" X 511 These lnoneheadlprofs. of ours -Fr " Are soon to hold their final "zams ' Against our strong desires: ' 'ff , . lfVe view this action with alarm, For it is very plain- Thal many from our midst must pass v Ne'er to return again. Through all the sleepless night we cram, Although full well we know 'Tis very likely useless and We with the "lost" will gn. Our girls have all discharged us For not being on the job, "I know it's an afinityf' I 'fl TM They tell us with a sch: And so wc're packing up our trunks 1 5' And borrowing car fare home- -N all We'll all go hack to grammar school And never more will roam. L'envoi, ah, friends and chums departed, Who perished long ago. We may he with you 'mong the "flanked" Before another snow. Ghz Spina Young Men's Christian Association R. H. Abrams P. C. Adams B. D. Allen W. K. Allen B. F. Anderson H. D. Anderson K. B. Anderson O. H. Bagby W. H. Bagby W. H. Bahlke P. L. Barksdale W. H. Barlow T. E.. Bass Caleb Batten R. L. Bausum T. W. Beasley C. R. Bennett Dr. Bingham J. K. Birch Dr. Boatwright J. E. Boteler D. P. Bowe C. C. Boyd Pilcher Bradshaw W. H. Brannock Weston Bristow O. L. Brittle F. S. Britton W. R. Broaddus E.. S. Bronson T. N. Brooking R. L. Burruss A. C. Cheetam H. T. Clark M. O. Clark C. M. Clement MEMBERS l9I4-'15 J. T. Coburn F. Combs M. L. Combs W. H. Connelly W. B. Covington L. F. Crippen N. T. Crossley W. Y. Crowell T. N. Crymes W. L. Davis E. C. Dean W. F. Dewling L. C. Dickerson G. N. Dorset J. E.. Dunford W. E. Durham Prof. Durrett F. C. Ellett A. T. Ellwanger H. T. Estes D. Fatherly J. C. Fields Dr. Gaines J. H. Garber R. D. Garcin E. N. Gardiner J. V. Gary B. C. Goode W. S. Green G. W. Grymes O. L. Hall Perry Hamilton W. W. Hamilton Prof. Handy Dr. Harris P. L. Harrup dljbz Sniffer D. l. Hicks S. S. Hill G. Honaker E.. C. Hoover L. C. Hubbard W. H. Hurt F. A. Hutchison C. 0. Johnson R. F. Johnson Claude Kidd Cates Kidd Eu D. Kone R. L. Lacy H. C. Lane L. M. Latane V. S. Lawrence J. A. Leslie H. B. Lutrell H. L. Mapp W. F. Martin C- L- Mason G. E.. McNeil H. L. Milboume E.. W. Miller Roger Millhiser P. L. Mitchell W. T. Mitchell R. M. Mustoe M. C. Newton E.. G. Noblin H. A. Noblin Prof. Norman W. L. O'Flaherty Dr. Olmsted S. C. Owen Robert Parrish G. M. Percival E.. V. Peyton James Poteet Dr. Powers C. M. Raney L. M. Roberts G. W. Ross H. A. Russell J. A. Ryland C. C. Saunders J. A. Savedge J. Shepherd J. A. Shumate B. F. Skinner P. B. Smith H. N. Soyars D. N. Sutton V. B. Tate G. T. Terrell G. M. Terry R. V. Terry W. W. Terry C. C. Thomas T. N. Tombs C. A. Tucker S. B. Tucker W. D. Tune G. M. Turner J. A. Vache W. A. Vaughan W. A. Walton D. Ward W. E.. White J. Wicker J. H. Wiley A. N. Wilkinson A. W. Wilson W. W. Wood W. A. Woody. J. E. Wren H. O. Wyatt 7 W 1EMM """" Ei ? SHE? gb? M55 ii' I H AEEEE 'iziz ""' A lf? I '...,bV. """' "-:::::5.1:2:::::::::::t:' ""' " MU SIGMA RI-IO LITERARY SOCIETY Ghz Spiuer Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society OFFICERS I9l4-'I5 FALL TERM WINTER TERM SPRING TERM J. V. GARY D. N. SUTTON C. C. WEBSTER President . President Fresrdent G. T. Tl-:RRELL G. M. PERCIVAL j. A. RYLAND Vice-President Vice-President Vice-President W. H. BAGBY B. D. ALLEN I-I. R. SANDERS Secretary Secretary Secretary M. L. BnE1Ts'n-:IN M. L. BRsrrsT1:1N T. M. LATANE Treasurer Treasurer Treasurer MEDALISTS FOR l9l3-'I4 H. D. COGHILL D. N. SUTTON M. L. B1u:rrs'rslN oxnt Writers' Medal Best Debalefs Medal Best Declaimer'.s Medal Best Readefa Medal The Spina B. D. Allen W. H. Bagby D. P. Bowe A. R. Bowles G. Y. Bradley J. P. Bradshaw M. l... Breitstein J. A. Carter H. W. Charlton C. C. Crouch D. Fatherly E.. Fox J. V. Gary S. H. Gellman W. S. Green E. C. Harrison G. W. Kidd J. C. Kidd R. T. Koontz Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society Molto: Monsa, Sophia, Rhetorilce MEMBERS L. M. Latane J. A. Leslie W. F. Martin C. L. Mason Boyce Miller E.. W. Miller W. R. Nelson J. B. Omohundro G. M. Percival Allie Richeson J. A. Ryland l-l. R. Sanders P. B. Smith, jr. D. N. Sutton G. T. Terrell R. V. Terry C. C. Webster Ramotli Williams The Spine: 211 I I n Philologian Literary Society FALL TERM E. N. GARDNER President R. L. Bunnuss Vice-President M. L. COMBS Secretary C. C. Boyn Treasurer OFFICERS l9l4-' I 5 WINTER TERM SPRING TERM C. A. TUCKER R. L. Bumzuss President President G. M. RANEY j. A. NEWTON Vice-President Vice-President 1. A. SAVEDGE J. H. GARBER Secretary Secretary W. A. WALTON H. C. LANE Treasurer Treasurer MEDALISTS FOR 1913-'I4 C. A. TUCKER R. L. Bumwss aint Oralor's Medal Medal for Improvement in Debates Best DelJater's Medal R. C. MCDANE1. E. N. GARDNER Best Declaimerfs Medal Best Readefs Medal PHILOLOGIAN LITERARY SOCIETY Ghz Svpiuer Philologian Literary R. H. Abrams P. C. Adams W. K. Allen B. F. Anderson H. D. Anderson O. H. Bagby W. H. Barlow R. L. Bausum W. H. Brannock W. E.. Beal L. W. Beasley F. S. Britton Weston Bristow J. E. Boteler C. C. Boycl T. N. Brooking K. L. Burruss J. R.' Bobbit J. T. Coburn M. l... Combs Wm. Y. Crowell A. C. Cheatham Lee Crippen T. N. Crymes H. T. Clark W. L. Davis J. C. Duke E.. C. Dean W. E.. Durham L. C. Dickerson F. C. Ellet A. T. Ellwanger J. H. Garber E.. N. Gardner P. L. Harrup S. S. Hill W. W. Hamilton P. E.. Hamilton L. Hubbard Motto: Rostra et Peuna MEMBERS Society C. O. Johnson R. I. Johnson R. l... Lacy H. C. Lane R. C. McDanel R. M. Mustoe J. A. Newton M. C. Newton E. Y. Noblin H. A. Noblin W. L. O'Flal'ierty S. C. Owen E.. V. Peyton J. A. Poteet G. W. Quick G. M. Raney L. M. Roberts H. A. Russel Dave Satterfield C. C. Saunders J. J. A. Saveclge K. Shumake W. R. Silvey P. F. Skinner E.. B. Snead L. O. Snead B. P. Seward T. N. Tombs J. M. Terry W. W. Terry C. A. Tucker S. B. Tucker Ci. M. Turner J. A. Vanclie W. A. Walton A J. . B. Wilson A. Wiley W. E. White J Che Spihzr Messenger Staff ' 1914-'I5 l9l5-'I6 j. VAUGHAN GARY R. L. BAUSUM Edilor-in-Chief Ezfildr-in-Chief W. S. GREEN W. E. DURHAM Business Manager Business Manager Q 'Che 1Ricbmonb Collegian G RICHMDND COLLEGE AND WESTHAMPTUN COLLEC E, FR IDAY, ISIS. EDITORIAL BOARD j. A. CARTER .................. . .... Editor-in-Chief FLORENCE BosToN 1 Collegian Staff ' WESTON BRISTOW I ... . . . .Assh Edilors-in-Chief ESTELLE KEMPER W. E. DURHAM I ? J' H. WILEY I .... ..... A ssocfale Edilors 1 ? DAVE SA1'rEP.Fn:Ln MANAGEMENT ROGER MILHISER ..........,...... Business Manager IVIARGARET JAMES C. C. BOYD P. W. Foma R. L. Bumwss Assi. Business Managers H ' ' 1 ' w xr T 1 Jw E GLEE CLUB Glibz Spina DR. C. B1NcHAM .... J. M. D. OLMSTED ..... R. INMAN JOHNSON ..... Glee Club OFFICERS ....Facully Supervisor ...........Direclar .........Manager 'ni A i if 'A' Ulnhlxlhky-IA-of-v H QUARTETTE Second Bass Frrsl Tenor Second Tenor FirslBa.ss EARIE DUNFORD JOSEPH A. LEsL1E R. INMAN JOHNSON J. ARCHER CARTER f7'm'1 ff .wil H A Q MANDOLIN CLUB Firsl Mandolins M. L. BREITSTEIN, Leader T. E. BASS. JR. A. B. Cossv Second Mandolins J. A. CARTER R. MILLHISER R. I. Jor-1NsoN Piano Accompanisl Violinisl J. M. D. OLMSTED THOMAS E.. BAss, Reader J. ARCHER CARTER GLEE CLUB . Firsl Tcnors Second Tcnars O. H. BAGBY A. B. CosBY T. E. BAss, JR. W. B. CLARK J. E. DUNFORD, Leader F. E.. C'NElLL J. A. LESLIE Firsl Bass Second Bass R. I. JoHNsoN W. H. BAGEY J. A. KENNEDY J. A. CARTER R. C. MCDANEL C. A. TUCKER A. M. Wooov CONCERTS S. N. S. Farmville Petersburg C. T. S. Chatham Blackstone Randolph-Macon lnslilute, Danville Richmond Hollins College Roanoke Richmond College JR. Woman's College. Richmond S. N. S. Harrisonburg 220 The S-piher Gleeful Adventures ECOND in importance to the crossing of the Delaware by Wash- l ' " ington, February 22nd marks the beginning of the annual tour of our Glee and Mandolin Clubs. At roll-call, just before the V QD- Ay his suspenders and gone back for them, arriving just as the train H pulled out. All settled down for a few minutes, but after a while 5,4 . i an unpleasant sensation came over the bunch and they realized if 5 J L - W. l -' train left, Mac Cosby was missing. However, he had forgotten -Wlrzzifw. rm WN 'f r 1 FW! f 4 'fi they were at Petersburg. They passed through there, and all faces turned to Farmville. The Mandolin Club began operations as soon as they got fixed in the train, and after listening a while the news butcher asked if they were "going somewhere to play basket-ball." Manager Johnson tactfully herded his gang into a couple of rooms in the Continental, and in about thirty minutes the S. N. S. became as popular as Murphy's grill on Saturday night. Canes were used to much advantage on this afternoon, although Mose Breitstein got his mixed up between his legs and suffered a severe fall. The concert at night was well attended and the reception afterwards by the Cotillion Club of the school was de- ' Z lightful in every respect. The N 1 . . N N M 'lg bunch caught the midnight , W ,, - 4 sleeper for Lynchburg, and on 0" , . I the arrival there Tom Bass Q 9 f .Z W was found on top of the water- , 2 f f cooler In Lynchburg the two- Q Q ' b' e r n it meal was attended to, and vwammr the fast Southern accommoda- tion express, freight and cattle train bore our loyal band to Chatham. A lunch was served at the Training School that would make the Refectory look like an old back fence in a Kansas cyclone. The concert in the afternoon was not unusually successful, probably on account of the large building in which it was held. That night in Danville, at R. M. I., a small but appreciative audience wel- comed the enthusiastic performers, and dealt kindly with their efforts. Next day tithe Quinn 221 the crew left for Lynchburg to lay over for a one-night rest. R. M. W. C. fell the victim of some truant members, but there were no losses from our number by arrest or murder. Also great consternation arose when by actual count two canes were missing, and the party retired with a feeling of regret at the loss of such grace- ful scenery. Next morning some fellows got toothpicks and walked out from the direction of the hotel dining-room with an air of abstract indifference, and when 'rua' 'W' su-:E Quick 'E LUNCH U51 mm l Q U 1 n - -u M c . 'E W 'E " :Han " , 7- .e M' N ' In irq ' x - i- 'X Q... WZ f a Wt 4 5 r- ! U1 u. I 4 , tial' J I Z f m M 1 . - ? .SM lg v.u.3f-wg-ML? they saw a chance stole around the corner to a "dirty quick" for "one egg" and griddle- cakes. After running up and down the street like a three- year-old Shorthorn steer with the foot and mouth disease, the management got his fol- lowing aboard a station-bound car, and upon arriving at which luxurious and taste- fully arranged open-air Wait- ing room, a call was sent out for track material and an open meet was held while waiting for the train. Thence to Roanoke and Hollins. Would that we were empowered to fitly describe such bliss as followed. Hollins was all we dreamed it to be, and we yearned for a month's engagement instead of one afternoon. The geniality and consideration shown us there and at Hollins throughout will long be remembered with the utmost pleasure. Back to Roanoke at night the wanderers reluctantly wandered. The Eagles' Home was the field of endeavor there, and after an indifferent performance, the crowd enjoyed just such open- hearted pleasure and hospitality of which Roanoke's good people boast. All were loath to leave the next day, but other treats were in store at Harrisonburg-the men stayed in delightful homes about the city and every moment of their stay was thoroughly enjoyed. A big dance at the school, after the concert, wound up the events of the very eventful week, and next morning all left, tired but happy, for Richmond. GEIJB Slliiltt CC I f 77 fWITH Avowcuzs T0 RUDYARD KIPLINGJ If you can lfeep al worlf when all about you Are uloafing on the job" and tempting you, lf you can lend your bucks, though there's no doubt you ' Will be disliked by those you lent fi 10, If you can wait with patience for your 'phone The while some fasper's cooing, silly sighs, And then, though cussezl out, zlon't give way lo cussznff And yet don't loolf too good nor talk too wise. lf you can dream and not maife sleep your master- But rise in time for brealffast just the same, If you can talfe Math. A without disaster And make ferocious "Whisifers" seem quite tame, If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken, Laughed about and jeered by masculine mules, Or watch a girl with your frat pin as a token Make you another addition to "the fools." If you can maife one heap of all your winnings And rislf it on one game behind the team, And lose in just a couple "hard-luck innings" And yet refuse to pull a nsorehead scream," If you can eat Refeclory male cow sinews , And cabbage, loo, with an appetite lhat's dead, And so feel satisfied, with nothing in you, And kid yourself by saying "fine been fed !" If you can run with "the gang" and keep your virtue Or borrow coin and not become ua touch," If neither "Booty" nor the "Profs." can hurt you lf the Co-Eels count with you, but none too much, lf your can "bluff" your best on examinations And never quit until your best you"ue done, You need not fear Dame Fortune's queer gyrations, omnipotent, you'll be-A MAN-my son. f"Roin Ujrelf Ciwjnhoj COTILLION CLUB Etbe Spitler 22 Y A A, 2 N' Vlk E552 '- Simi, '4,""' ""' : ...' iii". " ""A' ...- 1 . ,W Vvbv Q A'A' " 2 Piedmont ...... .... 2 26 Managers' . . . . . . 244 Southwest Virginia . . . 228 Lightning ...... . . . 245 Tidewater .............. .... 2 30 Ministerial A5SDCialOH .. . 247 Maryland ....... . ....... . . , 232 Mexican Athletes . . . . . . 248 John Marshall High School .... .. . 234 Rope Burners' .... .. . 250 Richmond Academy ..... 1 . . . 236 Masiicators . . . . . 252 Fork Union ............ 233 Carpet Baggcrs' . .. 254 Chatham Training School. . . . . 239 Anti-Feminine . . . 256 Tennis ...........,..... .... 2 40 Pre-Medical . . . . . . 258 Captains' . ......... .... 2 41 Dominies' Sons . . . . 260 'Varsity .... .... 2 42 Masonic ..... i . , . 262 dtbe S-pillar 9 Cotillion Club WINTER TERM DANCE COMMITTEE A. R. BOWLES, JR., Chairman J. A. LESLIE, JR. P. W. F ORE SPRING TERM DANCE COMMITTEE J. A. LESLIE, JR. P. W. F ORE ROGER MILLI-IISER MEMBERS NEWTON ROGERS ANCARROW WILLIAM ARCHER BAGLEY, JR. 'FHOMAS EDWARD BAss, JR. DUDLEY PLEASANTS BowE AUBREY RUSSELL BOWLES, JR. EMMETT SHERLOCK BRONSON JOHN ARCHER CARTER EVAN RACLAND CI-IESTERMAN, JR. JUNIUS EARL DUNFORD, JR. PHILIP XJVINFREE FoRE CHARLES BERNARD GODWIN, JR. FRANK WHITNEY GODWIN JOSEPH ALEXANDER LESLIE, JR. RICHARD HARDAWAY MEADE, JR. VICTOR SHARP METCALF ROGER MILLHISER HARVEY LEE MILEOURNE HILL MONTAGUE, JR. HowARD GILFORD PRIVOTT SHIRLEY HAMILTON SMITH JAMES RAYMOND WRIGHT PIEDIVIONT CLUB SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CLUB The Spina W J, arf' ,. , ff." fCbXlf1f, 5LSg+'-1 , "'v V5 'E li .Q Piedmont Club Centle reader, these are the proudest guys you ever saw. They say it shows a recognition of quality when a place becomes so famous that a brand of whzs ey or a make of cigarette is named after it. Anyway, they are patriotic, and show it by smoking none other than "Piedmonts." OFFICERS j. K. RxcHARDsoN .... . . . ........ ........ P resident W. E.. DURHAM ..... ,... V ice-President P. L. MITCHELL. .. ...... Secretary R. l... BURRUSS. . . . n. . Treasurer E.. W. Miller P. E. Hamilton S. H. Smith T. W. Beasely H. A. Noblin E. Y. Noblin Barlisclale Garber J. K. Richardson MEMBERS R. l... Burruss W. E.. Durham W. R. Nelson P. l... Mitchell G. T. Terrell W. A. Walton S. G. Alclhiser L. O. Snead F. F. Rennie Dickerson drbe Spine: 229 f, f' ggi,--,I 1- 1 Uff 1 - V i -eff . -4 fffiqi ' if V ,ly ,ulfikix ff Southwest Virginia Club These are the guys that put Southwest in Virginia. Those who are envious of this band of mountaineers, may console themselves by reflecting upon the fact that though they were grown on the best soil of the world, they are now loyal members of R. C. V., and are willing to exercise that same spirit toward its development as they were accustomed to use in building up their industries by annihilating revenue oficers. OFFICERS E.. H. ROBINSON .... ............ ....... P r esident J. A. NEWTON ...... ..... V ice-President j. A. LESLIE ......... ....... S ecrelary I-I. M. SUTHERLAND ..... ..... T rcasurcr MEMBERS E. H. Robinson G. T. Culbert T. E.. Bass H. Poteet C. C. Boyd G. McNeill -I. A. Newton H. M. Sutherland -I. A. Leslie E. C. Hoover F. C. Elle!! W. L. Coombs TIDEWATER CLUB Glibz Spina K .Ex .x. .. W X rf v ' s r .fav O 5 U J Tldewater Club l lik F -fl.. ann These are the chiitle-fishes who objected to the drainage of Westhampton Lake because it was a move io destroy mosquitoes. They say that they cannot sleep except under the influence of the soporijic melody of their co-exisiers zn the sivamps of Tidewater. ' OFFICERS WESTON Bmsrow . . . ........ . . . . W, F. MARTIN ..... D. N. SUTTON. .. W. H. BAGBY... MEMBERS P. l... l-larrup W. E. Bristow D. N. Sutton W. H.. Bagby W. F. Martin W. l-l. Wood E.. Fox D. Fatlxerly M. O. Clark C. C. Cox E. N. Gardner J. F. Edmonds B. D. Allen ......Presidcnl .. . . Vice-President . . . .Secretary . . . . Treasurer N. R. Crossley W. O. Wyatt P. Hamilton J. A. Ryland J. R. Anderson W. A. Richeson B. L. Taliaferro A. M. I... Seward W. l... Beale W. O. White J. A. Savedge J. Russo MARYLAND CLUB Gtibe Spine: 233 I xzii 51? FA f3 MQ M 1 rg . . I3 lei: I liiff- ffl l tl The elif l ll if if C i g Maryland f? Fiji F t Club In 1841 the first Marylander matricu- lated as a student at Richmond College. So we see that almost from the infancy of our Alma Mater some of V irginia's neighbors from the north have sought the train- ing of her best college. We have organized our club, not only to promote fellow- ship, but also to malfe a co-operative effort to bring others from our State to our College and to help every man of our number to be worth something to Richmond - 5 Q:-m f -W Q iii ' 7 I .L - T , i! .lfvi -A ' ' Y Y,.- fzi--In ' 1 at 'L College. We are supporters of the Spider spirit. Long may it live! I-IowARn C. LANE ..... Roasrrr 1... Btxusulvl ...... ALBERT C. Cm:ETHAM..... WALTER F. DEWLING.. OFFICERS WILLIS H. BRANNOCK ....... . PROP. H. B. HANDY, M. A.. W. K. Allen W. H. Balkie R. l... Bausum W. H. Brannock A. C. Cheelham MARYLANDERS G. F. Smith, jr. . . . . . . .President . . . . Vice-President ..............5ecretary ................Treasurcr . . . . .Annual Representative ... . . . . .Faculty Member J. T. Coburn l... F. Crippen E.. C. Dean W. F. Dewling H. C. Lane JOHN MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL CLUB OFFICERS V Qlbe S-piher 235 John Marshall High School Club Some people say that the fohn Marshall bunch is conceiled. We admit ii. Those of us who were aihleles have a right to be proud when we recall thai? for four years we had to grin and eat the alleged cakes, doughnuis, etc., which ihe girls of the cooking class fed us. And still we survive. Something to be conceited about, isn't it 9 M. L. Bmzrrsrsm ..... . . .. . . . . .President C. C. WEBSTER ..... ..... V ice-President H. E.. GARRETI' ..... ....... S ecrelary N. R. ANCARROW ...... ..... T reasurcr M. L. Breitstein C. C. Webster l... S. Liggan A. G. VanDenhurg S. H. Gellman M. Gellman H. A. Cloptcn H. E. Garrett W. W. Waller MEMBERS C. C. Crouch j. B. Omonhundro K. B. Anderson M. T. Spicer C. H. Leuherl E.. Hazelgrove N. R. Ancarrow Max Glass D. P. Tyler RICHMOND ACADEMY CLUB ' Ghz Spina Q .E V? if .W WB' 3,51 Richmond I ' ' Academy J Here is what you call a versatile club I Q our clay we have lfnown no less than half a "lil" dozen crap-shooting wizards among this bunch and some of them were sports enough to shoot a jitney a throw. We have also lfnown among them not a few athletes fboth Mexican and bona ide ones socretv men, and scholars. lt is "some" club. P. W. Fone ....... A. R. Bowuas ......,.. W. L. O'FLAHERTY .,... R. MILLHISER ....... T. W. Beasely A. R. Bowles J. R. Wright -I. C. Wicker H. Montague P. C. Perdue W. E.. Beale W. L. OFlaherty H. D. Warriner OFFICERS MEMBERS President . . . . Vice-President R. I. Johnson M Porter W. Miller A. T. Pin D. Roden R. D. Garcin W. Fore V. S. Metcalf Millhiser Secretary Treasurer 238 GIIJB Qlliillet t Fork Union Military Academy Club Any one who has been to "Fork Onion" knows that it is situated in a great country, known especially for its wonderful Snead family and for its overgrown tobacco worms. We are glad to note that the scions of this race fwe mean the first mentionedj still represent old Fork Onion at R. C. These embryonic soldier lads think they have "some" school, and we agree with them. OFFICERS H. O. WYATT. ..,......... .......... P resident POTEET ..... ...... V ice-President HUDSON .. ......... Secretary BARLOW ...... ................ T reasurer E. B. SNEAD.. .............. .... A nnual Representative MEMBERS B. D. Allen F. W. Marlin G. W. Beazley G. W. Quick H. W. Connelly E.. Sneacl M. O. Clark W. R. Silvey W. L. Davis Saveclge A. C. Goodman M. L. Toomlns F. A. Hutclxenson B. l... Taliaferro W. W. Hamilton R. N. Thomas dtbe Qapiuer 239 .5 K X Chatham Training School Club .,L'55?L - , p q .F - i . ws Vx :F la -.-MEETS .F 1 .5513 P :. n V , 1- f -- 'L M N -xl, F lfvl 35.9 '--, ng' ffdtxt' 'l NWWW ff WM. It -. ul ..t"'- ww' ".-4,'Q',"H gn :lillll9llf.:it ,atm i,,.lwf 'L' ,ilu V M l if , ,li'i1' I 'lull if fl,L5':U:,' H M A V A. T. ELLWANGER ..... S. S. HILL .......... L. O. SNEAD ....... E. Y. NOBLIN ..... H. D. Anderson R. C. Bennett A. T. Ellwanger W. S. Green Molto: Keep on the sunny side of life Favorite Song: What did the mocking bird say to the craneu Colors: Orange and Black For Jive years has Chatham served the Red and Blue, but it was only last year that a club was formed. This year, under the efficient administra- tion of President Ellwanger, better lfnown in college circles as "Wongtang," "Hell-Cat," "Hcffleflinger," the brilliant captain of the volley ball team, the club bids fair to become an increasing power for the glory of Red and Blue. OFFICERS .........Presidenl .....Vice-President nwu: Z .g. g I can r 52723 2 :ig UU - rn F1 j - :U C U' I wow? ,E geo 52 '-lm " isa F? 552- F35 94" E75 G2 H. A. Noblin E. Y. Nohlin . V. Terry 240 Erbs Spina Tennis Club Ladies and Gentlemen,-As "Whistfers" would say, this function fwe hope we are not displaying our ignorance of mathematical phraseologyj is imaginary. Since as yet they have not demonstrated their prowess, we are unable to say whether these guys can really play ping-pong or whether they are perpetrating a "skin-game" on an unsuspecting public. Anyway, we shall soon find out, when we get our tennis courts. , OFFICERS W. H. BACBY ....... ................ .... P r csident T. B. TALIAFERRO ..... ............ . ...... T reasurer D. N. SUTTON ......... ......,....... S ecrctary GEORGE F. SUTTON, JR., . .. GEORGE F. SMITH, ja. .... ....... : .... . 53596 2231 E'2U?2' 5'g'S-fm :1 Faqs' 5. 00 F"1P'1OZ'l OZPSI' E 2: :S-F54 S 2 'Q 55 0 UD F950 F99 r-O 27" w Safe Fig ': :U 0 :P Q. ll 5 Annual Representative Annual Representative dlfbe Slither 241 The Captains' Club The name of this organization sufficiently explains its signijicance. Its mem- bers are those who have received the high honor of being called upon to lead fax, one or more of our athletic teams on the I EX Q. X 1 ou field of battle and glory. How well they 5 ' - -AX .. 5 have done if, and how well they will con- ' 55 , in tinue to do it-let others tell,' we lfnow it g , ,,, Q ,' well. 5.9! -4 .H Xfkx OFFICERS lk' ' ,, N. R. ANCARROW ...... ............ P resident '41 -nuasvw j. T. Coaunw .................. Vice-President '74 5 MEMBERS I N. R. Ancarrow C. H. Luebbert fr- Off-1 T. Coburn P. S. Mitchell f' ---W J. H. Wiley F. E. O'Neill J. V. Gary W. E. Durham 'H' W i K. VARSITY CLUB dtbe Spina Wearers of the NEWTON ROGERS ANCARROW CARL HEINRICH LUEBBERT 66 97 WALTER EMERSON DURHAM JAMES I-IUNDLEY WILEY HOWARD GILFORD PRIVOTT JOHN THOMAS COBURN BERTRAM LEE ROBINS JOHN JORDAN WICKER, JR. RAYMOND LESLIE OAKES GUY EUGENE MCNIEL FRANCIS ALBERT HUTCHINSON JAMES ALDERMAN NEWTON JAMES CALDWELL WICKER OLIVER AMOS POLLARD JOHN ROWELL LOGAN, JR. IRVING GAMMON CRAIG EDWIN LEE RODEN ANDERSON BLACKWELL COSBY LEE SPOTTSWOOD LIGGAN, JR. JULIAN VAUGHN GARY WILLIAM HERBERT BAHLKE WILEY WALTER WOOD PERRY LOUIS MITCHELL CHRISTOPHER CHRISTIAN Cox, JR. DAVID EDWARD SATTERFIELD, JR. JOSEPH ALEXANDER LESLIE, JR. CATESBY GRAHAM JONES WILMER LOY O'FLAI-IERTY PAUL PETER PURDUE ROLAND INMAN JOHNSON KIRK BROOKS ANDERSON 243 244 Ghz Swine: The Managers' Club Behold, before you, gentle reader funless you have lost your gentility when you have read this farj the salons, past and present of our teams. These are the "john McCraws" and the "Connie Macksn of our college. These are they who have politiclfed day and night unceasing until at last they achieved unto the peak of their desire-a managership. Oh, what an air of autocratic power attained and insuper- able supremacy with which they clothe their stately persons after being elevated by their fellow-students for perhaps by some slick "deals"J to these lofty positions of affluence. In closing, I wish to call attention to their sleek, well-groomed ap- pearance-just as if they all had discovered an inexhaustible fortune-and may I remind you that, as my friend Postum says, "There's a Reason!" OFFICERS W. L. O'FLAl-xERTY. ..........,.. ............ P resident K. B. ANDERSON ..... ......... V ice-Presiden! J. J. WICKER, JR. .... ..... S ecretary-Treasurer MEMBERS K. B. Anderson A. Leslie C. C. Boyd W. L. O'Flahcrly J. V. Gary P. G. Perdue C. G. Jones Wicker, Jr. R. l. Johnson Ghz Spine: 245 Lightning Club p ' 921'-"f tlig-5:3 fir' :f' -gTjf-f'l'- - 1 N. R. Ancarrow, Z 5 A A W. A. Bagley. K A qt 42' J. C. Bafksaale, K A ff my T. B. Bass, 'I' KYB : lf' A. Carter. 'I' I A 1 L, V- C. B. Godwin, 'I' K E 2 l V 'T ' 33 ,I A. Leslie 'If K 3 .y 4 V I ,gl - - 4 , 3-slgl iigx - R. Logan, LI: K 2 T -T-,X 14 H. L. Milbourne, 'P I' A , mix -- rg g m A. T. Pm. K A H ' 12 Paul G. Perclue, Z :- o. A. Pollard, z E ' '72-' 'TE-ffl' 'J. ' 4l3ij'lif7+f 5 L. T. Wilson, Jr., KI' K E 1.H. iL:7E " VA ':'2,?:-.LE:i-- IVIOTTO: "Never Let Your Studies lnterfere With Your College Work." COLORS: Wurtzburger brown and creme de menthe green. FAVORITE DRINK: Aqua Pura fof coursej. FAVORITE AMUSEMENT: Trying to "natural." REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRANCE: CU To be able to hold your own, anywhere and at any time. QD To be a sworn enemy of all kinds of work. C31 Not to be able to run a hundred yards in less than ten minutes. SONG: "Roll Over, Turn Over," etc. MINISTERIAI.. ASSOCIATION Ciba Sapiuer ' 247 Ministerial Association C ? 8 x ,,, The Ministerial Association was founded in October, l9l4, the purpose of the Association being the increased spirituality of ministerial studentsg to encourage them to lake part in the exercises of the various missions in the city: to encourage their participation in all proper college activitiesg to assist the president of the college in sending out students to supply vacant pulpits and to exert helpful influence on the student body. OFFICERS W. H. BRANNOCK .... W. H. CONNELLY ..... j. H. Wzu-:Y ..... R. L. Bnusum. . . DR. R. E. GAINES R. H. Abrams W. K. Allen H. D. Anderson R. l... Bausum W. H. Barlow Caleb Batten R. Beasley A. H. Blankenship. W. H. Brannoclc Weston Bristow A. C. Cheetham H. T. Clark J. T. Coburn W. H. Connelly L. F. Crippen W. L. Davis E. C. Dean L. C. Dickerson MINISTERIAL. MEN W. A. Dewling J. H. Garber E. N. Gardner A. Goodman W. W. Hamilton, Jr. S. S. Hill j. R. Hite L. C. Hubbard C. O. Johnson R. l. johnson E. D. Kane H. C. Lane P. L. Mitchell H. W. lVlcClung Guy McDowell E. E. Northern S. C. Owen E. V. Peyton . . . . . . . .President . . Vice-President . . . . . .Secretary . . . . . . Treasurer Faculty Advisor L. M. Roberts P. B. Smith G. F. Smith, Jr. H. N. Soyars L. B. Taylor G. F. Terrell J. M. Terry C. C. Thomas T. N. Tombs C. A. Tucker S. B. Tucker G. M. Turner J. A. Vache J. H. Wiley A. N. Wilkenson J. E.. Wrenn E.. Wright H. O. Wyatt MEXICAN ATHLETES lib? Slliiltt 249 Mexican Athletes I ngdllllllfll E wwiwkrtik tl- ' il' l imp c w .i zt- :1 : ,f'rf't c . , I tg These, laclies and gentlemen, are the champion bull-slingers of the college. Their aim is to say nothing, both in and out of class, with the maximum amount of gaseous effusion. However, many of them seem to pull through, due, not doubt, to the force' of this same hot air which they are constantly generating, and which seems to have the subtle property of overcoming many of our gentle professors. OFFICERS W. L. O'FLAHERTY .,.. ............ A. R. Bowuss ...... . ......... President .. . . . Vice-President j. V. GARY ..... . ........ Secretary D. P. BOWE .... ............ .... T r easurcr IVIEMBERS O. A. Pollard V. Gary J. Wicker, Jr. A. T. Pitt R. l. Johnson L. T. Wilson, jr. D. P. Bowe E. S. Bronson W. L. O'Flaherty H. Leslie C. G. Jones A. Carter T. E. Bass D. N. Satterfteld A. R. Bowles E. Dunford R. Millhiser V. S. Metcalf C. C. Boyd P. G. Perdue 1 I .lil I ll Q5 AQ s..'i'Pi.l ROPE BURNERS' CLUB Ghz Spitler 251 Rope Burners' Club K 1X - TS ----'Q N J I 1 , 4 ,. Centle reader, don't consider for a moment that these are all fohn Dfs or that they are habitual consumers of cabbage. If you will look closely you will see that some of them are even now struggling to keep up the outward show against the rude protestations of the inner-man. Some have even confided to us that they never indulge except on rare occasionsg that is, when they can get free stogies at a banquet. OFFICERS J. J. WICKER, JR. . .. ................ ....... P resident C. C. BOYD ....... ........... ..... V i ce-President T. E. BAss ...... ..... S ecretary R. N. THOMAS ..... ..... T reasurer W. R. Nelson A. R. Bowles J. A. Leslie J. A. Newton M. C. Newton R. N. Thomas G. W. Quick J. A. Kennedy T. E. Bass F. C. Elle!! MEMBERS H. A. Noblin T. N. Crimes E. H. Robinson C. C. Boyd T. B. Taliaferro J. K. Richardson J. C. Wicker J. Wicker, Jr. W. W. Waller F. A. Hutcheson MASTICATORS OF THE AMEBR BLOODED WEED Qtbe Spina 253 Masticators of the Amber XF Blooclecl Weed .4 S F? 5 S N Q - -U05 Here we have them-the only specimens of similar stripe and breed in cap- tivity! These stujints are eternally "chewing the rag",' in fact, they resemble the Refectory victims who are always chewing the cowhide. These boys are no ordi- nary mortals, either: they are expert marlfsmen. Each one of them can hit a cat in the' eye ten feet away with a well directed squirt of the precious liquid which they extract by much facial manipulation of "the bread." The only objection we have to their habits is that their frequent expectorations malfe it rather dangerous to stroll around the campus unless you are protected by a waterproof coat and umbrella. OFFICERS P. G. PURDUE... ......... J. E. Dumfonn... A. R. Bowuts, JR.. .. MEMBERS W. A. Bagley T. E. Bass A. R. Bowles J. A. Carter Isaac Digges J. E. Dunford E. B. Hazelgrove j. A. Kennedy J. A. Leslie J. R. Logan J. R. Wright ..............Prcsidenl .......... . Vice-President . . . . .Chief Spitloon Cleaner V. S. Metcalf H. l... Milbourne R. C. McDaniel J. A. Newton P. G. Perdue G. W. Ross S. H. Smith H. M. Sweaney J. C. Wicker R. P. Williams CARPET BAGGERS' CLUB dlibe Sumner 255 Carpet Baggers' Club Gentle reader, this is not a bunch of book agents or patent medicine hawlfers, nor is it a band of scalawags, as might be inferred from the name above. We are merely seekers after erudition, who, in addition to the daily intellectual provender served us by various academic chefs, are fain to bring from home each day a bag of more digestible fodder, instead of satisfying our inward cravings with the pre- historic bread and beans doled out at the Refectory. OFFICERS DR. MONTGOMERY . .. ............. ........, P resident Rosen MILLHISER . . . .... Vice-President C. C. Cnoucn ..... ....... S ecrelary D. P. Bows ...,. ..... T reasurer MEMBERS H. R. Sanders K. B. Andersen E.. B. Dunforcl M. T. Spicer C. C. Webster R. Millhiser L. M. Latane A. Bland L. S. Liggan C. C, Crouch C. W. Buford D. P. Bowe Dr. Montgomery M. L. Breitslein H. E. Garrett T. B. Taliaferro ANTI-FEMININE CLUB acne iipiher 257 Anti- Feminine Club This club is a relic of barbarous days when the now extinct species, known as studens co-edibilis, overran the campus of the old college, causing much havoc among many unsophisticated males. To meet the exigencies of the time, many loyal Spiders, with that undauntable spirit which has made the Red and Blue famous, combined in an association against the enemy. While, in the war which followed, many of them fell by the wayside with arrows through their hearts, the faithful few soon brought about the extermination of the deadly race. However, strange to say, there are a few adventurous cranks even in this enlightened age, who would return to the old days and fight the Co-Eds with their own savage weapons of bcaus and arrows. just look at them and see for yourself who they are! OFFICERS C. C. Caoucn .... J. A. NEwToN ..,, D. P. Bowrz ..... F. C. ELLETT .... om- HPQPoow 99.5 O KW 5 S D' Sf' I J. Newton L. Snead P. Hamilton G. Terrell . Gellman W. R. Nelson J. A. Leslie R. T. Koontz Don't you Don't you Don't you Little girl, you look so small, wear no clothes at all? wear no shimy shirt? wear no petty skirt? fust your corset and your hose And a top suit all your clothes? ..........Presidenl .. . . . Vice-President ....,... Treasurer ......Secretary MEMBERS D. P. Bowe C. C. Boycl J. A. Carter E. R. Chesterman W. A. Walton E. A. Tucker E.. N. Gardner F. C. Ellen J. H. Wiley W. E.. Durham " Little Girl " e Little girl, when on the street, You appear to be all feet: With your dress so very tight, You are an awful sight: Nothing on to keep you warm, Crazy just ta show your form. Little girl, you n:on't live long, lust because you dress all wrong: Can't you wear some other clothes, 'Sides your corset, dress and hose? After while 1 do believe You will dress like Mother Eve. PRE-MEDICAL. CLUB dtbe Spina Pre - Medical Club P. Bows .... H. BAGBY ..... S. LIGGAN ..... E. BASS ..... L. O. Snead T. E. Bass J. L. Shepherd D. P. Bowe R. T. Koontz H. L. Milbourn 2 L. S. Liggan Rx, ff MQ if "ia"S-:. gil! gg' ,. Q-,E fl . 4 OFFICERS MEMBERS D. B. Ward F. A T. S. j. O. A. .. . . . . .Prcsidenl . . . . Vice-Presiden! ... . . . .Secrclarp . . . . Treasurer F. Rennie B. Seward B. Taliaferro G. Aldhiser A. Savedge H. Bagby G. Russo THOSE DOMINIES' SONS UDB Sllilltt 261 Those Dominies' Sons 3 'll .. 'x 6 g. oo .Q ., L. " ZH . A- X 5 5 D Hvdsan , Dear friends, do not think that these young heifers are naturally vicious be- cause they make an outward show of strong spirits. They are merely seizing this occasion to protest gently against the reputation for clocility which every son- of-a- shall we say -- preacher falls heir to. Let not their gentle paters and maters become alarmed, for they never touch anything but soda-water-that is, except when some flusher buys it for them. R. I. JOHNSON. .. A. T. PITT ..... R. C. MCDANEL. J. H. WILEY.. A. T. Pin H. L. Milbourne -I. E.. Dunforcl R. I. Johnson R. C. McDanel M. O. Clarke V Wicker, OFFICERS MEMBERS W. F. Marlin .... ......Pres1dent .. . . . Vice-President . . . . . . . .Secretary . . . . . Treasurer O. H. Bagby XV. W. Hamilton P. E. Hamilton J. H. Wiley Nl. Porter C. C. Boyd J. C. Vviclcer ef iff"91Y' 5x 2 fzxvwsf UDB Srpibtt W. H. BRANNOCK .... W. F. DEWLING .... D. P. Bows ........ VV. H. SANDS, JR. .... . Lua O'FLAHERTY .... E.. E. NORTIiERN ..... E.. j. WRIGH1' ......., PROP. F. Z. BROWN. .. Pnor. DURRETT ....... PROP. NORMAN ..... WENDELL WHl'rE ..... j. C. DUKE ........ ' .. x- Masonic Club Q Q ..... ... .No. l02, E.. Maryland ...... . . .No. 109, Baltimore . . . . No. 9, Temple, Richmond . . . . . .No. 9, Temple, Richmond . . . . . . . . .No. 5l, Dove, Richmond .....No. l6O, Craighill, Elliston, Va. . . . . . No. 39, Marshall, Lynchburg, Va. 40, -Iappa No. 51, Dove Li5b','1i.Q.' illreiliiiimangham, Al.. ....... . .No. 20, Oriental, Matthew Co. No. 207, Strict Observer, Richmond Evolution of a Student 0 Q .W ,I Q 'ii!Zii5??!355 .4-' ,. f - 2 mm 'A b-" ' t' 1:5 QI! 9' WUI 3 ,Jw .1 7 W' Ellllmf- U WNIIHIIDIU' ff- U ' - ill Year TEii"iB-l?g 53 Q ,A EM 4, YV 1 tt -A , M k I t avi Y t HLQQ my. , 5 f A' LEW 'PIFJLCS i W" yhmmn n VH"-Im , I 'QI rx I. nw AMW rw! KI,-65,1 . 471HT1-I-.,.,,I'I5!II35IQI 1 'lf .W'1M'pf., WWXWQIpamA.W,f1w:::g,I-,QwfmwvmwmfkwsisgX"T1"g,sf4q.W Q15 Q-ig, A5i?III,II3':i'i1b1Iiiiii, T I mf . -lv.. QRILFQ' M3 I .wglll W'-,M ' " f f:"Sffq-,- wwlfm iix ' N. ' eff' A 33,1 vln marr u ,,3gf,,m 111'4 .I I - X E gw-'L iii 2222211 I , 'Y--lf:-Ni' "'- . ,. I., J"""' " - 2, X is 'I W M j1gWH1i1'u15ff5ffW wI wwf' f '- FS I rn..--I-1'fn1srwfP1I'IBQl?fi??I555!IIIIIlYl!!!'fJ?lffIIf - W ' , I:if'f'IiI,':f"f:f'+ H, ' 1' . fifT1-i'fQ2 inn f9fIlH!llI"L 'mb"""' W .111'Q.,eE-WQIII I I fhlffmp. ORIGIN of "SPIDERS " "IT WAS WHILE PLAYING IN THE TRI-CITY LEAGUE THAT THE EPITHET 'SPIDERS' WAS FIRST APPLIED T0 A RICHMOND COLLEGE TEAM. THE USE OF EPITHETS AND NICKNAMES IS UNDOUBTEDLY THE INALIENABLE PREROGATIVE OF THE SPORTING EDITOR, AND EACH MEMBER OF THE TEAM WAS MADE TO FEEL TI-IE STING OF THE REPORTER'S THRUSTS. THEY WERE NEVER ASHAMED OF THE FAVORITE EPITHET, HOWEVER, WHICH HAS PROVED TO BE S0 APPROPRIATE IN SUBSEQUENT CONTESTS, AND HAS BEEN ADOPTED AS THE TITLE OF THE ANNUAL, A NAME WHICH IS THE SYNONYM OF SUCCESS, GOOD JUDGMENT, AND PAINSTAKING PERSEVERANCET I A I ,I N 3 Y ,q w V 1 I I 4 A 7 T 1 a I I ,Q A IN 4 i r 1 4 Tx L J I i I N Ffitkvhc ,' ffrit' , 1 I 5,7 , i s 1 drbe spine: ze? FRANK M. DOBSON N ALL HISTORY there have been times when the world needed a leader-one who could slcilfully guide the destiny of affairs through critical crises of peril-one who could rally the shattered and discouraged forces of man!-:ind and, with dominant brain and courage of steel, mold these fragments into a strong, powerful, unyielding unit. And so has it been with nations, and with states, and with every community and body politic. And so, also, has it been with colleges, and so, indeed, has it been with our own college, in regard to her athletic activities. And when the time was at hand when the "Spider Ship" was nearing the reefs and breakers of athletic disintegration and destruction, "the powers that be" were forced to choose-and without delay-what course should be taken. Then, indeed, all minds thought as one and recognized, with full accord, the imperative need of a pilot to take charge in that dark hour and steer, if he could, our ship to safety. The necessity was urgent and dire for one possessed of such rare qualities, in short, for a MAN! Needless to record, he was found! Frank Mills Dobson has for nearly two years reigned as the Spider Czar of Athletics-or rather. and more accurately, as our wise and talented "Big Brother!" His achievements, in that period, are too well l-mown, both hy us and our opponents, to require narration here. His whole-souled life with us is too indelibly stamped upon the hearts of all to want of printed eulogy, his lofty ideals and Christian example need never he written in any book, for they live and have their being in the lives ofthe boys he loves so well. tl il: .iz ,, air' ' , 54.4.-as-e ,. ,, . ,..-4,..:1 , 4, , ' L :A - x ..- i.1-- I ,11 5 I 'il .TTL-T-1-LT . I R K Y wmv 0 x I E Q w V A 35255 iii-.1 W 'Y FU 1 3 Silas- HE X an wk ww :EN- ,' , Q1 ' XT fi ' if f?-EL f VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM Qtibe Smillzr 271 Varsity Football Team CHAMPIONS EASTERN VIRGINIA INTERCOLLEGIATE LEAGUE NEWTON R. ANCARROW .... .... C aptain K. BROOKE ANDERSON ...... ...Manager LINE-UP HOWARD G. PRIVOTT ............. .... L eft End WALTER E.. DURHAM 1 JOHN T. COBURN J """ GUY E.. MCNIEL 1 FRANCIS A. HUTCHINSON. J" ' . . .Left Tackle' . . .Left Guard JOHN J. WICKER, JR. ........ ........ C enter OLLIE A. OAKES ...... .... R ight Guard BERTRAM R. ROBINS .... ...Right Tackle JAMES A. NEWTON ......... .... R ight End NEWTON R. ANCARROW 1 . . . . . . i b J. CALDWELL WICKER.. I Quar er ack OLIVER A. POLLARD I . ...... Fullbaclf EDWIN RODEN I JOHN R. LOGAN, JR. ..... .... L eft Halfbaelf IRVING CRAIG N ' . . . .... R' ht H 1 b ANDERSON B. COSBY I 'g af ad? SCHEDULE Dale Opponenls Richmond College Place September 26-University of North Carolina .............. 4l 0 Chapel Hill October 3-Virginia Military Institute .... .. I0 0 Lexington October l0-University of Virginia ...... 62 0 Charlottesville October l7-Hampden-Sidney ..... . . 9 26 Hampden-Sidney October 24-William and Mary .... . . 3 7 Williamsburg October 3l-Randolph-Macon ..... . . . I3 8 Richmond November 7-Hampden-Sidney ..... . I4 28 Richmond November Zl-William and Mary .... ................ 0 32 Richmond November 28-Randolph-Macon ........................ 0 I3 Richmond Record Champion Series-Won 5, Lost lg 83,4W1. I Record Championship Series in Points Scored-Opponents, 39: Richmond College, II3. SCHOLASTIC AVERAGES OF THE FOOTBALL TEAM Highest General Average of all Players ......... ...................... 8 7.61: Lowest General Average of all Players ...... . . .. ....... . .. 79 Mean Average Throughout Season ......................... .. 83.3fKz fNole-The passing grade is 7577.1 I V l 274 The Spinner Resume of Football Season BY COACH DOBSON i'C.TgT?:,I.fi' HE quantity and quality of the football material was an improve- f f' SX ment over the previous season. The most disappointing feature MJ was the failure of the "big" men in college to give the game serious thought, and a general lack of ambition, on their part, W1 gZ,?A to "make" the 'varsity. Two reasons can be offered, viz.: no J-A , .,-AC XVI previous experience and an absence of that athletic necessity- QCH ramp nerve. So, from a squad of twelve men, whose average weight was around one hundred and seventy-five, only two got through the preliminary season without a desire to quit. The letter men responded as they had in l9l3-all of them coming down to the championship games as regulars, but one, against strong opposition from the new men. Prospects, above the average for a college of our class, were given a severe jolt, when Klevasahl, King, Bruce and Carter were lost to the squad. The first man mentioned by business pressure, the second by a very unfair disqualification by the E. V. I. A. and the two latter by failure to meet the entrance requirements. We came through the practice games in good shape, and met Hampden- Sidney in the first championship game without the services of Captain Ancarrow. With only one of our formations perfected, the Tigers were easily defeated. The following week our rivals at Williamsburg played the finest defensive game we encountered, but finally succumbed to our machine-like play. Then came Ran- dolph-lVlacon, and with them came defeat. Alertness on the part of their ends on down-field work and the clever forward passing game they played at the offset beat our superior offense and splendid defense, for with the few games registered at the beginning of the first quarter, the Jackets lost more ground than they gained. . The second series opened in Richmond with Hampden-Sidney as our guests. Two entirely different styles of attack were uncovered in a spectacular game, which we won because our offense was built on sound lines, which made our advance consistent, only failing to make our distance on three occasions. H.-S. presented a whirlwind forward passing game, after finding their runner attack futile, and while it netted them both scores, it could not be depended upon after our defen- sive backs had fathomed it. Our four touchdowns were earned by clean-cut pass- ing, running and quick kicking. Erbs Strainer 275 William and Mary were our next visitors and we overwhelmed them with a line-up which gave several second string men an opportunity to show their ability. Two weeks passed, and then came the season's climax. Randolph-Macon sent the best men on the field they could possibly assemble. We, too, were primed for the battle. Everything was ideal for a game of such importance. During the Hrst half the advantage was slightly in our favor, though the Jackets' defense was superb. The second half furnished the highest class of foot- ball played in Richmond during the season. Our line had made life a pleasure for our secondary men, for, with a few exceptions, end runs and line plays were smothered in Randolph-lVlacon's terri- tory. We received the kick-off and by clever Variation of plays, with a forty- yard run by Logan mixed in, Craig soon scored on an end run. Randolph-Macon fought back as only Yellow Jackets can against Spiders, but after much hard work, Pollard carried the ball over for a second touchdown, his taking advantage of the linesmen's aid being exceptionally clever. The Jackets could not score a point. Thus was another championship won! Captain Ancarrow brought to a close a brilliant football career, and his place as player and leader will be hard to fill. He exhibited an excellent spirit and his willingness to play regardless of his physical welfare was an inspiration to his team. ,. 4 I 276 me spina Football Scrubs WEST, RUSSELL, TAIJAFERRO Ends GOODE, HARmsoN Tackles TERRY, ANIIERSON, CROWELL Cuards Kino METCALF Centre BLANKENSHIP Quarterback Fulllmclf TURNER, RENNIE, HEUBI Halfbaclgs " The Scrubs" Day after day they went to play All hail, indeed, to the team that won Battered and bruised and scarred, The laurel for Red and Blue, Seasoning others for the fray But after the day, with its ight, was clone, Almost unnoticed their toilsome may, And the heroes applauded one by one, Helping to min, but without display There were those who, without a place in the sun Lalnoring patiently, hard! Had helped to carry it through. Along with the lfnoclfs that malfe them strong There's needed many a "Scrub," So, sing again that rally song That's cheered the 'Varsity men along, But sinq for "the Scrubs." that unseen throng Who applied the polishing rub! -R. L. BAUSUM, l9l7. tithe Spina 277 The Story of the Football Season t'6t"i-TI? L"'f X .e.Q.Y, , N. si va 9 , J- ev 4 - .I 51 Za, ..... . Y 5 ig if 'Twas on a bright November day, The sun was shining clearg The campus rang with rah! and ray! On every hand a cheer. Thanlfsgiving now was two days past, And the crucial hour had come, Each Spider's heart was beating fast, And sounding like a drum. The Spiders had started the season, By beating the Tiger team: And the committee, without any reason. Had let out an awful scream. "You played some ineligible players," They cried with a wrathy howl: And they sounded just like some brayers, And they frowned with a terrible scowl. "This King boy had only nine units," They claimed with faces red,' "And if we don't punish you soon, it's A shame to the league," they said. So they sat in solemn session, And voted with haughty mien: Put the game in the Tigers' possession, And retired on the bar to lean. Undaunted the doughty Spider team, With Dobson at the helm, Set out to raise what the vulgar deem His Satanic Mafesty's realm. The lowly Loonies next went down, In bitter, sod defeat: And the Spiders returned from Looneytown Chewing victorious meal. Alas, alas 'tis sod to tell Of the game with the faclfets tough: We lost, but then we made them yell, Because we were so rough. And next came the Tigers from their den. They'd wallop us sure they said: But the Spiders went out to fight and then The Tigers were carried home dead. v JUJT A LITTLE UWIPIR-KRW f. .. H Wigs, .. Q 17 I If ee ff A03 fn ,, 7 6' K, I -I .-ii , 1 1 , . 5 ty . ,::. 278 GED? SIHUZE The Loonies then came up to face ' ' The Spiders of dread renown: ,QM xi And received another hitter taste 4'-'ff L' I, Of the days of defeat so brown. " if? fgm, , 1 , E And now with . gd only one Betw game left een them u d .... - Ain:-if The Y n the cup: ellolv faclfcts were sure that they On the championship would sup. "Veni, vidi, vici," Their coach was going to shout' With confidence he ' ' 'Y U' gf, was reelfy, Q, 'Q-51 lust before the bout. kill, fmt' .h r Z x 1 No worthy hard with song so sweet, 11 X.. Ki I Q A Nor orator raving strong, 'if IWW! Could e'er in words the scenes repeat As saw that mighty throng. ,REQ G95 Q twwnl i 5? I 'ia l Before the game had long progressed, 6 h And the fnal whistle blew, Q -I .U Victory descended to rest 'Q - WW With the fighting Spider crew. S I E . THA1' n7-- gomwn'r'ri-za. n 'S 5.5595 2112! tnu. urluuux: un14'luxn'nAmu,'rn smrvlnwmunn 1AsYes5 W. F' The Spiders have put them all to rout. And won the cup so well: , 2' , The other teams are down and out. f-, -4 f'i NAIJZ- ' And the committee can go to H--. -" Rjrek Ciwjnhoj " .. tu-'ri XV WW QW WI LL:-j fFD.s5,'3j - X VARSITY BASKET-BALL TEAM dtbe Spina 281 Basket CARL Hemmcn LUEBBERT .... CATESBY G. jomzs .......... C. H. LUEBBERT ...... W. H. Wooo ...,......., J. R. LOGAN, JR. l D. E. SATT1-:RFIELD I ""' P. L. MITCHELL .,.... C. C. Cox, jn.... - Ball Team RECORD CCHAIVIPIONSHIP SERIESJ February February February February 20-Richmond College February 24-Richmond College February 5-Richmond College, 27: l0-Richmond College, 12: 274Ricl'imond College, Opponenls Hampden-Sidney, 23. Randolph-Macon, 23. l7-Richmond College, 225 William and Mary, l7. 543 Hampclsn-Sidney, I3. l7g Randolph-Macon. 33. 26: William and Mary, 27. .....Caplain . . . .Manager Right Forward .Left Forward ........Ccnlcr ..Rigl1i Guard ...Lcfi Guard Place Farmville Asblancl Richmond Richmond Richmond Williamsburg W In , QTIDB glliiltt 283 Resume of Basket- Ball Season l'f,1?Q"?:,f,Qf l-IE session l9l4-'I5 is the second season in which basket-ball has f been recognized as a major sport. The team made a most credit- I' able showing, finishing up the season with a tie for first place. X The championship was won by Randolph-Macon, and the f W ' - H sr ' in not having any home grounds or a convenient place to prac- IQ jiri .15 victory was well deserved. Our team was under a disadvantage J-A ,Aw 'AAC gihf up tice. In the exhibition games we lost to Virginia, V. P. I., and the I-lowitzers, and won two from the Grays and lVlcGills, re- pectively. We won the opening championship game from Hampden-Sidney in a hard fought battle. The following week we dropped our first one to the Yellow Jackets at Ashland. We trimmed the Loonies in the next game, which was played in 'the l-lowitzers' Armory. In the second game, at the same place, the Tigers suffered an overwhelming defeat, due to one of the niftiest passing exhibitions of the season. There was a record-breaking crowd at the second Randolph-Macon game, and it was battle full of pep. The Yellow Jackets gained a decisive victory. William and lVlary won the final game of the season, after a most exciting contest. ln view of the tearn's disadvantages, we can safely call the season a success, and great things are to be expected when we get the gymnasium. Captain Luebbert ended his second season as the Spider captain, and his brilliant work added new laurels to those he already had won. dtbe Sniffer To John Johnson john johnson, years have gone, john, Since first your raven Bron: Was seen upon the campus As happy then as nonw. But nom your eyes grow dim, john, Your loclfs are touched with frost: But never once your sunny smile, john johnson, have you lost. john johnson, years have gone, john, And still your kindly eye Cuards faithfully the campus, As in the years gone by. Full nine and thirty years, john, Yau've done what was desired, Nor scorned lo do a little more, john johnson, than required. john johnson, years have gone, john, And, in our hearts, your face, Smiling non: as always, Has won a lasting place. But now your eyes grow dim, john, Your brow is fleclfed with snow: And great mill be the difference, john johnson, when you go. C. C. Webster, 'I Q W ff--:nz-N ?..,jj EQ :A Q! F- nl :::5 W 1915 'VARSITY TRACK MEN. l9I4 Ghz Qpiller Track Team FRANK M. DOBSON ..... .... C ouch WALTER E.. DURHAM ..... ...... C aplain JOSEPH A. LESLIE, JR. .... ...... M imager T I , Walter E. Durham X 2' Vaughn Gary Y' William H. Bahlke Lee 5. Liggan, Jr. Irving G. Craig r Dave E.. Salterfield, Jr. Placed in Soulh Atlantic Championship Meet j-f,:.Json drbh Spina TENNIS TEAM E.. R. CHESTERMAN j. H. WILEY, Manager W. H. SANDS 'VARSITY MANAGERS Y: N , , i' gli A 4, Y ff HN -1 if F. uk! ' Vt' uuml, jx... -- . Wu- 'VARSITY BASEBALL MEN, l9l4 The Spina Baseball Team FRANK M. DOBSON .............. J. HUNDLEY WILEY. .. R. INMAN JOHNSON .... .- Huco" BLANKENSHIP JACKI' RoBlNsoN ' "CHRIS" Cox ' ' NEWTIEl' ANCARROW "jAwN" LocAN ....... MAC" PITT. , . . HuN" WILEY ,. . , LEE" LiccAN Km" OlNEILL . . . . Bucs" CRoss1.E.Y ........... -- .- .A .- .- -1 . . ....Coach ....Captain .. ...Manager . . . .Calclzer . . . .Pilchers ... . .First Base . . .Second Base . . . . Third Base . . . .Shorlstop . . . . . . .Left Field .. . . .Center Field BASEBALL RECORD fUNTlL Como 'ro Pmzssj Richmond College, Richmond College, Richmond College, Richmond College, Richmond College, . ...Right Field William and Mary, 2. Hampden-Sidney, Randolph-Macon, Virginia Military Virginia Military 3. 4. lnslitute, 2. lnslitute, 4. L K w 4 l 'C fthe spine: 293 The Foilers F oiled OI' The Dark and Desperate Doings of the V. I. A. A. Executive Committee IN THREE ACTS AND A PROLOGUE BY Ro1NU JREKCI WJNHOJ CAST OF CHARACTERS UQ "Looney"-representing I-lelliam and Hairy "jacket"-representing Handoff Bacon. ITD "Tiger"-representing Ranting-Kidney fs, "Spider"-representing Screechmond Scolliclge PRQLOGUE 'C.WgT?:gf,-fit O BEGIN at the beginning, in June, l9l3, the Richmond College cl athletic authorities began to show signs of intelligence by scout- ing all over the country in search of a real dyed-in-the-wool XXL ' coach. After lighting on many dark horses, they finally lit on the sure thing and after considerable palaver, they induced one , Hue C P Frank Mills Dobson, then athletic king at Clemson College, to Q uf EQ, 4 affix his John Hancock to a rather lengthy document. During the session of l9l3-'14 Coach Dobson did so skilfully manipulate the hitherto lowly, lifeless Lord-Forsaken Spiders, that his famous "come-back" gridiron warriors walked off triumphant with the foot- ball cup. Randolph-Macon stood aghast in shocked surpriseg Hampden-Sidney reared back BEE!! ff' and snorted in baflied rageg William and lVlary, almost bursting with pent-up wrath, gave vent to its spleen in a never-ending stream of affidavits from every man, woman, and child, C . sane and insane, but all to no avail. The ,HQ gm if 'v v-3 "IL" A Spiders had Won the cup and the austere Exec- utive Committee could not snatch it away from them, because the police were on hand to prevent thieving. And, so fto the minds of the committeemenj matters went from bad to worse until they cried aloud in their distress. Alas, all their fond hopes were cruelly destroyed, even as snow-houses by the fierce light cast by Dob's sun. The Spiders next won the basket-ball trophy and the grief and lamentations of the 294 The gvpiuer enemy were long and loud. The other teams were afraid to meet the Spiders' formidable array of talent on the cinder path, and so the Red and Blue victories became almost monotonous. And now beginneth the first lesson: I ACT I SCENE l : fCommittee-Room in Richmond I'IoteD. TIME: June, l9l3 I Gentlemen, as the Chairman of this me mm body, I ask you to come to order forder noth- 5 ing too expensive, howeverj. Z 8 - 53 if L.: Mr. Chairman, on account of the in- tricate political situation facing every hard- i working bricklayer, and also taking into ac- ' I count the deplorable rise in the price of Bud- um, Weiser, I beg, sir, to offer the following for adoption: "Resolved, That no college in this association be allowed to retain any man as athletic director who has ever played big league baseball." T.: Second it. S.: Mr. Chairman, sir, I protest. I protest with all the power in my l32 pounds avoirdupois. L.: I see no grounds for this outbreak of petulant peevishness, though I will admit that Mr. Dobson is the only coach in the league who has ever displayed enough combined brains and skill to be able to play in the big leagues, butt T.: Yesg and let me add, that this attempt by the Spiders to block such progressive legislation for personal reasons does look very selhsh and narrow. f.: Gentlemen, I thoroughly concur in the spirit and intent of the motion. It is undoubtedly aimed at the best interests of the majority. L.: And then, too, I would like to say that lVlr. Dobson exercises a perni- cious inlluence upon the league. By his presence, the Spiders have walloped all the rest of us in a most inconsiderate manner. I maintain that we will be far better off without this man in our midst. I entirely agree with you, Mr. Looney, and I may add that this Dobson person is rapidly giving the Spiders a monopoly of the championships and by so doing is violating the Sherman Anti-Trust Law. S.: Mr. Chairman, I see no other way out of it-and so I serve notice upon you that if this motion is put through the Spiders will withdraw from the league. Qtbe Spina 295 f., T. and L. fin united dismayj : Oh, no. By no means do such a thing as that! ' BARD3 j.: I shudder vvxth dismay, Mr. Spider, - when I hear such terrible threats! ci, I L.: lVlr.- Chairman, I see that I shall X ' ff have to withdraw my estimable motion, though I must say that. I think the stand of the Spiders I upon this question IS nothing short of unreason- ' "'i 7' ' able, consummate selfishness. 1-'Ml' I accept your Withdrawal, since I, too, realize the gravity of the situation, and I fear that the Spiders' clesertion would cause our teams to use the same uniforms for many years on a stretch. T.: I move we adjourn for a few moments' refreshment of the body and mind. J. T. and L. retire arm in arm to nearby room to pilot schooners over the bar, leaving Spider alone in his wrathful disgust. SCENE 2: fRichmond I-Iotel Refreshment Emporiumj. 1. .' fwell, Boys, it fell through. L.: Yehg but that's all right, We'll get them yet. T.: I-lush. I have an idea. f.: The very Hrst in years. Pray expectorate it in the range of our vision. T.: The Spiders have a law school. They have a rule which permits a stu- dent over twenty years of age to enter without the regular entrance units. We have no law schools. Ah-ha, ah-ha. j.: Elucidate more clearly and with greater alacrity and comprehensibility, avoiding the while all use of proliquitous verbosity. T.: Well, here make a law that will operate only against their law students like this: That no one can play on a team """ '5' """f' M unless he has ten Carnegie units. That'll cut I 'E 1' A out a bunch of their law athletes. Q .Je Jufmh i . . . . at 1. : Kindly indulge ln an explanation. ' - T.: He means "What is a Carnegie 55 7.11 -QL 5 1 unit?" L.: Ah-ha. That's the real beauty of '-'M it. A Carnegie unit is just whatever we choose to say it is, for we have the majority-three to one, see? 296 Gtbe Spiner L.: Great stuff. Boy, you're a wonder. f.: Pardon me if I ascend in rapturous heights over your felicitous suggestion. L.: Hold up there. That rule will bust us up some, for lots of our players couldn't produce a Carnegie unit if their grub depended on it. - T.: Huh, that'll be the easiest part of it. If the Spiders protest any of our men, why we'll just vote solid together and whitewash him. L.: By the shades of Captain Jack, you're right. f.: Precisely so. By that agreement we may protect ourselves and at the same time mete out due punishment to the over-ambitious Spiders. SCENE 3: fCommittee-Room, S.: Where in the name of Raving Lou have you dubs been? f.: The time passed so pleasantly that we were not cognizant of its lapse. T.: lVlr. Chairman, I hereby move that hereafter no one be allowed to play on any team in the league unless he has ten Carnegie units. L.: Second it. S.: Gentlemen, this motion is a very unfair one in that iti- T.: Question. Question. ji.: Gentlemen, pray cease this unseemly deportment. All in favor of this motion will signify by articulating in the afhrmative. T. and L.: Aye, aye, aye, aye. S.: No: by Dobson, nog never. j.: The amendment is carried, and if there is no further business we will stand adjourned. INTERIM During the summer many good athletes resolve to come to Richmond and play with the Spiders. First reports were glowing about all teams. After a stren- uous preliminary schedule the first game of the championship season approached. Two days before the game, which was to be played with the Tigers at Farmville, the Tigers protested Rock King, under the "Carnegie Unit Rule." Dean Metcalf, after an investigation, issued a certificate saying that King had sufficient units as required by the rule. This certificate caused the Tigers to apparently drop their charge. The Spiders then overwhelmingly walloped the Tigers, 26-9. In great dismay and rage, Tiger then recharged that King was ineligible, and forthwith a meeting of the Executive Committee of the league was called to sustain the charge. Gtbe Spina 297 Acr II SCENE l: CI-Iotel Richmond Refreshment Emporiumj T., and I... all standing close together in whispered confab fwith feet hooked over the raill. T.: Look here now, both you mutts 'NJBEFV' must stick to me in this deal and, vote solid to Q 42, I. disqualify King. 7 L.: Yea, boys, let's slip the hooks to 'em " :Jef good, once and for all. f.: I may assure you both, confidentially of course, that in whatever course of procedure you may launch your attack, you may rest con- fident that I shall stand pat and render the , 4 I lk A I mm .-sitiL?.., ii, , Lil lsr-sf utmost of my co-operation and support against the enemy. T.: Well, we'll have just one more, as a Chaser, and then for the dirty Work. SCENE 2: fCommittee in Session-Roomj j Gentlemen, we are called together to-night to consider a charge against one King, a gridiron representative of the Spiders. Mr. Tiger charges that this fellow had not the requisite ten Carnegie units in his possession last Saturday when he took a very large part in the altercation between the Spiders and the Tigers. S.: lVlr. Chairman, I deny the allegator, and I furthermore assert that Mr. King did and does now have the necessary ten Carnegie units. T.: Ha, I-Ia, "he asserts." Oh, my toddiesg what effrontery. L.: What authority have you got? Prove your denial. Prove it, I say. S.: I have here, gentlemen, two docu- ments of worth and weight: One from the head of the high school Mr. King attended and f ix the other from Dr. Boatwright. i f.: Gentlemen, I have heard it said that 5 , HQ 'I this Dr. Boatwright is worthy of belief and so -' mill, W I We must needs consider his certificate, as well as l the other one. The papers fexamining them mll. sa 3 In msg minutelyj seem to be genuine. L.: Mr. Chairman, I do not see what weight any such papers as these can have. Who ever heard of their authors? What authority and learning has a 298 Qtbe S-Diner high principal? And who is this Boatwright person? Where did he ever learn to define a Carnegie unit? T.: Amen to that. I think we are fully qualified to manage our own affairs and the very production of these papers are unwarranted pieces of attempted usurpation of our jurisdiction. The very idea of two mere pedagogues tryirig to tell US what a Carnegie unit is. Huh! j.: Gentlemen, I entirely concur with this view. I think that the dignity of this body has been grossly trampled upon and the integrity of this committee grievously wounded and deeply insulted by these obscure school teachers. S.: lVlr. Chairman, lVlr. Chairman, lVlr. Chairman, I say, I say- f Mr. Spider, you appear too excited to speak rationally, so I shall recog- nize lVlr. Looney. L.: I would echo and emphasize these noble sentiments and move you, sir, that we disregard these infamous documents and find this King guilty as charged. S.: Wait a minute, Mr. Chairman, do you mean to say you are going to pay no attention to these important papers? T.: Who made 'em, anyway? They're not much pumpkins. j.: The committee feels, Mr. Spider, that these professors are probably good men, in their way, but we do not feel that their judgment is to be trusted in a matter requiring such great learning and skill as the one we now have in hand. L. and T.: Question, Question, Question. f. All in favor of finding this King individual guilty, say "aye," L. and T.: Aye, Aye, Aye, sir. S.: No, you boneheaded rummies, NO-0-0-O-00. j.: The motion is carried. Any further matters of business to come up? T.: Mr. Chairman, I further insist that the game played should be forfeited in favor of the Tigers. What? Mr. Chairman, the gentleman must be insane. Who ever heard of taking the victory away from the winners and handing it out to the losers? L.: What do we care what you've ever heard? We make our own laws! S.: But, gentlemen, this action is utterly unprecedented. In all the annals of football history no more has ever been done than to forfeit the game and order it played over. j.: Gentlemen, the matter is entirely in our hands. Permit me to say that we are a law unto ourselves and that we may make history if we soiwish. L.: Then I move, sir, that the game be credited to the Tigers. I.: All in favor utter the affirmative ejaculation. GDB Slllitltt 299 L. and T.: Aye, Aye, Aye, Aye, sir. S. fweak with astonishment and disgustj : NO-0-OO. f.: Carried, and so ordered. L.: Mr. Chairman, I next wish to spread my sentiments as being in favor of high-class ball for this league. f.: I quite agree with you, sir, if you will leave the "class" out of it. I am bitterly opposed to class distinctions. T.: Then, Mr. Chairman, I move that we adjourn to the next room. CExeunt.J ACT III SCENE I TIME: November 28, 1914. PLACE: f"Hole-in-the-Wall"J. Tables, Chairs, Pretzels, Containers fboth glass and humanj, etc. T.: Well, boys, if those Spiders win to-day, we are all down and out. f.: Dear me, I just did not have the heart to witness the exhibition, for you know those Spiders are said to be dreadfully brutal, don't you know? L.: Gosh, if I was only umpiring that game. Gee! T.: Waiter, waiterg three on the Milwaukee fame factory. : Ah, that was indeed thoughtful. 'Twill drive dull care away. .: Well, the game is nearly over by this time, anyway. T.: Say, boy, do you serve pretzels free here? Yes? Bring us some. j. L f.: My soul quakes within me when I think of the awful consequences should the Spiders win. Why, they will have the championship again. L.: That ain't ally I bet fifty-five cents on that game. T.: I've ordered carriages to take us ' home in case the hated Spiders win. ERQM I.: Is there no way we can disqualify some one and take the championship away, dial-i Qr!iL- even if they do win? L.: Apparently not, by Draper. 1 T.: Look. There comes the bulletin of the game. W--sri j., L. and T. fin unisonj: Cusses! Cusses! Three damns! GOOD-NIGHT! THE SPIDERS WIN! u ? W Anticipation vs. Realization if-iff? ' pa 1:31 li ifi"fi'I7:5, fi y ,.vaW sa- A fl A - i Q , t f ' , 'iv A' n 1 U L s agaa s 'fs-L - IIEIEEES' Q, ?fv:5',11:1.',i':.i2j. F, fsjgggggg ga M , , . 'Q -. lllllllli , my V Illlllll 5 A, ,,, - W sssssssss s iillllllllllll f X"" " Q if E 1 N ----- f Q 51.m......4 gy Wm E " G 9 5 .Lr'f'i" J ff 'f f 71' I , lk J I 41 302 The Spiiler Much Ado About Apples CA Comedy by Billiel DRAMATIS PERSONAE RABBI.. ............................... A Lover of Apples TATE.. ......................,. Ancient to Rabbi BASS ..... .... A Supposed Officer JIMMY Nicx joy SENIOR .. .......Conspiralors Students, guns, laundry bags, apples, etc. Scene: Richmond College and a neighboring orchard. jimmy: Senior: jimmy : lay-' Acr I. SCENE l. CA Student's Room. Enter Conspiratorsj Good, all my hearties, cast your murk and gloomy Countenance away, for to-night the Rabbi fain Of apples would partake from a neighboring orchard. Marry? What's to't? Season thy curiosity for a while, With attent ear, until I may deliver Upon the import of this thing and its possibilities. This night, together with his ancient, In the dead vast and middle of the night, He hath planned to hie him through the sombre shades But Whither, 'tis not fixed. Ay, there's the rubg 'Twere fitting one of us should lead the expedition. That's my office. Get ye the guns, and lie in wait. l'll hence to Rabbi now. fE.Xit.J ltr FQVQ L ll E,-img Li lf? . F. 2' Y X l .J u lv 4 l -' R' -i .6 4 Y l HF' all - 1 - jg i it 64 its " J Z thi ,M i u my L36 T il' GDB Spihtr 303 Senior: Guns? Gentlemen, I'faith we must employ diplomacy. Nick: Oh, go to. Mettle thy craven heart, With grim determination, ere we depart. fE.xeunt.j SCENE 2. fAn Orchard. Enter Rabbi, Tate and Joy, and Begin to Gather the Applesj Rabbi: Mark me, this is the very ecstacy of chance, For if we be apprehended now, 'twould wreck us. But, hence, thrice loathed fear! There is no danger fOrdnance shot off withinj 'Sblood, we are discovered. Let all the motor power that in my legs Lies latent bear me from this cursed place. fl-le flees., joy ffallingj : Help! Ho! Murther! Murther! Comrades, knaves Would leave me in this plight? Rabbi: No! fAnother shotj Yes! God be wi' you. fContinues to fleej fE.nter Nick and Senior, and they pick up the two bags of applesj Senior .' 'Twas excellent good! They fled as if 'twas on The sweeping wings of love! CTO Joyj Why rootest thou in The turnip patch? Arise, and let's to college. flixeunt, laughing! SCENE 3. fRabbi's Room in the Dormitory. Enter Rabbi! To jail or not to jail, that is the question. Whether 'tis better that by Hight I 'scape, And in the wild, inhospitable Fluvanna, Still hide me from the vengeance of this farmer Or else to stay and take my medicine. Oh, God, that ever 'twas so thrust upon me. This horrible predicament. The earth Hath sucked up its pleasures, and I Am doomed to languish ever in dungeons vile. The enraged farmer hath my laundry bag. And on it is my name imprinted. 'Tis damning evidence. He knows all, And I, sans money, sans influence, All feverishly await my arrest. Ha! fl-le spies a pencil on the tablej Come death and liberty. With this pencil, 304 The Srpilier QQ it 7 ig i ,.V, ,,.,.4, . F YQ t il ii Q QJQ A-, I'll crush the globe that holds the immortal mind. The devil did tempt me and I did steal the fruit, But if forgiveness be doled to my supplication, My purged soul shall this night rise on high. fl-le kneels. Enter Bass disguised as an officerj Bass: Arise. Art clept Rabbi? Rabbi: As such am I known to some. Bass: I hold a warrant in mine hand of which, No doubt you have knowledge of the import. Thou didst wilfully, feloniously and with malice aforethought Enter a certain orchard and didst partake Of fruits which wern't thine own. Come, sirrah, come! Rabbi : Have mercy, noble sir. fprostrates himselfj Bass: Up, sirrah, Thy hands behind thee. Tie him deputy. fEnter students laughingj Rabbi: lt't play, gentlemen? 'Fore God it hath - A wondrous seeming of reality. fE.nter conspirators eating apples. Nick hands to Rabbi the laundry bag and one small applej i Rabbi : Thanks, gentle sirs, for the garment receptacleg but ne'er again to touch the cursed fruit, Whose taste brought death and all the wide world's woe, This have I sworn, and mean to keep mine oath. QAsbestos Curtainj K vis lv5 ' J 7 306 The Spina The Spider Spirit HE Spider spirit is more easily felt than defined. You can "hear the sound 5 ' thereof, but canst not tell whence it comes . ,K -K nor Whither it goes." It is more than a sound- l f it is an atmosphere which envelopes, a spirit which 65- iggfrre-gear, moves upon the expanse, a life which throbs and V a no tl'lI'illS. A Lyy--'5- The manifestations of this indefinable "something" are manifold. It throws its spell over the lowly "Rat" and gives him a feeling upon leaving college, at the end of the first session, akin to that which choked him when he babe good-bye to the "home-folks" and started to college. It hallows the halls and walks and fields and lake, so that they become sacred in his memory. It causes the bosom of the most indifferent student to swell with pride at the mention of "Spider." It binds the graduates with cords that lengthen and strengthen and draws them across distances to athletic contests and to the Commencements. The value of this spirit is beyond calculation. A modern college without en- dowment is an impossibility, but college spirit is worth more than endowment. It will raise endowment, and what is more, it will secure and hold students. Athletics are indispensable to college life, but "Spider Spirit" is the source and support of athletics. College publications and press reports are inHuential agencies for advertising the college, but they do not compare with college spirit. More valuable than any or all of these is that contagious enthusiasm for the col- lege which immediately transforms an acquaintance into a friend forever. It was Spider spirit that sent more Richmond College students to the Williams- burg game than there were in attendance at William and Mary, and that wrenched victory from their determined team, in the last half of the game. This same spirit conquered Hampden-Sidney at Farmville, and again on Broad Street triumphed over the same team fsupported by the Eastern Athletic Association as substitutesj. The lack of this spirit handed Randolph-Macon one game on a silver waiter, but the return of that unconquerable spirit in the second game, sang their funeral dirge to the tune of ulscad Kindly Light." tithe S-pitler 307 Poor Randolph-Macon will lose this game !o-day-- Tlie underlalfers are here lo lake away Poor Randolph-Macon! The Spiders' bile is dangerous la-day, Poor Ashland team, we are so sorry, Poor Randolph-Macon. Amcn!!" Spider Spirit says: "In the class-room, scholarship shall be rewardedg in societies, ability shall be honoredg in athletics, merit shall have the preferenceg in all college life, character shall have the pre-eminence." Until recently this comment was current, "Richmond College lacks College Spirit." The justice of that criticism had to be admitted. In explanation thereof, it was said that we had no athletic fieldg that the college was over-shadowed by a great cityg that there was, in fact, no separate and distinctive college life. The removal to Westhampton destroyed these extenuating circumstances, and, even better, it removed the necessity for an apology. The college became a community in itself. Ample grounds and modern buildings give the impression of strength and permanence. Students no longer stroll down the street after lunch-they roam the woods or go to the stadium. After supper, they do not now resort, as formerly, in large numbers, to moving pictures and other forms of amusements, but rather they re- pair to their rooms for study. As a result, one sees twice as many lights burning in the dormitories now, as when the college was in the city. A change of environment has Wrought Wonders in college life. Give the buoyant spirit of the present student body full scope for rightful sway, and it will materially aid the college in achieving its high destiny. GEORGE W. IVICDANIEL, D. D. Wwvxxxx A" , ml ffl' Xxxxwq f, X 1 I0 0 W-ef'-va 'Ffh -Y L "2 -- .: f 4 ' Q E if ff WJ mb 7 Q W ff, I C6222 ,c px 2 fuganf,-gp laff T 3 +L Uhr K 'Sai I it-f.Ion,4g,A-' f 5 wuukms xfxXkxMllWN, U TQE1-SFSSEY N Fiji! ' mx1xunaU5Wm f fs-A T-,SX DF 1? I IQ, mevxsovvw HQ Wfffff I HR 1. ci -W7 X u":-Iam-rs ,3-I . ff- UDB QIHUZIT Hoo's Hoo on the Campus COACH FRANK M. DOBSON Well beloved he has brought us success A clean athlete who gives us his lneslf "Coach" loves, on his part, A man with a "heart"- Whal he hates is "l7oneheacledness.' NEWTON R. ANCARROW He's a man whose power is respected, Creat honor on his school he's reflected: On the held he is steady, His playing is heady, Anal his class work is never neglected. MOSES L. BREITSTEIN I-Iere's a man who is liked by the masses, Who's "there" in debate and in classes: A musician is "Ma," Whom at ance you will know By his satchel ancl tortoise-shell glasses 1. A. CARTER He's a man who wears a mustache on His lip to be strictly in fashion: "Nick" hails from the West, Always gives us his best: But writing and singing's his passion JOHN T. COB URN Our next football captain is "Co," Of a championship team we all know: He is here for the work, Not his classes to shirlf: He is modest, does nothing for show. tithe Smother WALTER E. DURHAM V "Bull" is active in footlzall and traclf, He has also a political knack: ln pulling the wires He is all one zlesires. But his class 'work never grows slaclf. j. VAUCHAN CARY "The Messenger" coulfl search anzl not fiml An Editor of more critical mimlg Vaughan's a strcalf on the traclf, Anil on it you may staclf That he'll leave his opponents lzehiml. R. INMAN IOHNSON "Rat" is something of a musician, He is also a slick politician: He works overtime To whip into line Enough 'votes to get his position. C. cz. IONES Herc's a man mho's a real live-sparlf, ln football "Fritz" soon macle his marlgf As emi he was supreme On the championship team: Anal in class he's "some" equity sharlg. IOSEPH A. LESLIE, jR. When "foe" leads a yell our hloocl quiclgens, Anil the heart of the enemy siclfens: Anal each Westhampton "queen" Thinks foe is a nclreamng He's a "hear" when it comes to the "chickens C. H. LUEBBERT Captain "Heinie" is a wonder imleecl When it comes to showing the speccl: The girls call him "cute," But he lfnows how to shoot A basket in time of great nceal. Qtbe S-piuer WILMER L. O'FLAHERTY "Milfe" is one of those rarc politicians Who is a man of celestial visions: He is head of more things Than a cart loaal of kings, Anal he always honors his positions. C. A. TUCKER A scholar who Joes not despise To face problems of mhatever size His calling he'll grace: An enviable place He has gained in everyonrfs eyes. CLYDE C. WEBSTER Our poetical genius is Clyde, l'Vhose brilliance his meelfness can't hicle: Math., Latin or History To him is no mysteryg His future just can't be denied. jOl-IN 1. WICKER, JR. Our Editor-in-Chiefs "johnny j." "On the job" every minute each zlay: In calm or in stress, He's assured of success Here's to him! Wlrat more can we say? j. H. WILEY Our trust in "Captain Hun" is unshalgen, He's an enemy of Rundolpll-Macon: When you want a two-saclfer, You may bet your last cracker He'll be there and will bring home the bacon CED? Sllihtt 313 The Robbery of "Boaty's" Chicken Farm "The coclfs shrill clarion and the echoing horn nm A i . 1 v 4 . 1 Am D ' No more shall call him from their lowly bed!" FTER a vain endeavor to eke out an existence on the bounty pre- pared by the college, desperation seized upon a certain body of the the young college men and they resolved to seek elsewhere for much needed sustenance. Like money from home came rumor that there were an alluring number of "Chickens" in "Boaty's" custody across the lake-the feathered variety, of course-and remembering the oft-repeated statement by the afore- named party that "All I have now and forever is to be de- voted for the good of you boys," the young men resolved to draw . true Ethiopian technique, they chose a dark, dreary night and li it" -g, a practical illustration from such heroic patrlotism. And so, with ,f , L invaded the afore-mentioned hen roost, manifesting such dexterity and skill therein that it was evident that these were no untrained novices, by any means. However E f 5, , apart from the sentimental side, it was a dark and bloody deed- gruesome in the extreme. By a few well aimed and directed strokes of a keen knife in an ambidextrous hand, the happy home was deprived of two of its most promising maternal ancestors. Scarcely a squawk broke upon the serenity of the midnight air, and the only signs of the struggle were some footprints and scattered feathers mixed with blood in the snow. Back across the lake, culinary utensils of a wide variety were devised and here again the ingenuity of hungry Spiders was brought into play, for they obtained an electric pressing iron, and turning it bottom upwards, they had in their power a splendid grill. They revelled long and late, until it was early. Here ends act one, but the drama must push on. Act two introduces "Boaty" in a double role-that of the disappointed and outwitted shepherd, and also that of the victim of cruel circumstances. His hens- the hens of his tender love and care-were now no more. "Gone, but not for- gotten," he kept repeating to himself in dejected mutterings. He did not want revenge. But he did demand justice. His whole soul cried out for it. "I've got a line on the boobs, through one of my henchmen," he told Mr. Gouldsby, and im- mediately he summoned the suspects, in whose room the poor birds were reported to have been devoured. Then followed lengthy arguments behind closed doors. With a chilly stare "Boaty" fixed his eagle eye upon the suspects and began. "Some 314 EEIJ2 SUDIUBI guys got some fowls from my place and I was wised that they was cooked in your room. What about this foul doings?" "Yes, sir," they replied. "You are right, sir. We did it with our little hatchetsf' "Did you steal these here hens ?" "No, sirg but are you sure they were hens ?" "Yes, and I want to know what kind of a joint you are running over there, anyway. I don't suppose they were cooked Well enough to be very delectable." "But there, Doctor, you err gravely. We have had a very wide experience with chickens of many kinds, and we can truly say that these stand in our estimation as the premiers of their race. Never have we eaten such tender, delicious morsels before. We congratulate you' upon your keen judgment and sense of selection in choosing the fowls. So delicious, indeed, were they that for our part, no punishment would be deemed too severe as a price to pay. We are, sir, at your mercy, sirrahf' "Young men, I do not want your blood, nor the gore of those who did the dirty work. But we must have money. Times are hard, and chickens are high. Do not betray yourfriends. I do not ask it, for I have ample agents in my employ to find out whatever I wish. I shall make no threats against the dear boys-I love them the more since they E have sunk so low as to need my sympathy-but the loss touches I me with grief. I can accept no pay for the life of the hens I love I H A so well, but for their death there must be compensation, inade- quate though lt may be." At this point, overcome with grief, he could articulate no further. Finally, recovering his composure, he continued and delivered his ultimatum: "Twenty-eight dollars and eighty-six cents must they pay to the Athletic Association as the price of their folly and gastronomical lust by noon to-morrow, or dire will be the punishment that will follow swift and sure." So saying, he turned away with an air of finality and started figuring up how long it would take to build the gymnasium. The third and final act is brief, but sad. In those days of War and pestilence so huge a sum loomed up on the horizon as the unattainable limit extolled by 'Whiskers." There was no joy in the camp. Chicken became so unpopular that the culprits had a remorseful attack of involun- -gt. " tary nausea every time they so much as glimpsed a feather, and one sparrow chirp was enough to start a fight. "Mike" refused to buy their clothes and so one by one they carried all their household effects to the "Uncles,' in the big city, but the sum total of all' their efforts was but a paltry three dollars. Resignedly they paid in this amount and then threw themselves "upon de ign'ance of de Cote." They were leniently dealt with and paroled. Peace and quiet once more reigns on the campus. But they will never feel the same again. The play is ended! Jos. A. LESLIE, JR., 'l6. y- , f 316 CD2 Slliilltt Famous Events wagon WNY' X D 2263.5 ELEM, f,f - iqrif Q44 IFEX iaassye' 7 X 'lf rv- G x 5- W - inns: Q yr x5 1 gf- if 1 6 'M-2 - E, C ,, QL EUS-F' wtf ...1 R ' F- 'fff , X., ,- SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER n4J'az':.'1."1':l-,ag - - K V gm .7 E- ia fi 1 A X 0- 'B' I. ':Ta'7Jz'f,1 fi? ff ' 'nib X W. f Q I if B . W! Z, , E- 75 M DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY 'X QB A f A SB, X axifxx if Z H-5:1 MARCH 2 . ' 4 'YJ 5.5 23 4.3.1. APRIL MAY 45' x" '-U E AX 5.,.I nm. BQ .Aw , xx - 5 ,. L E - 'lillf gimw arg ivy- ,E Aix .J,::' I - 1 gf' L 5 4:-Q- :' JUNE J l ywwu v v wmmm v v v v umm v mnmM 55 5 5 3' 1 E 5 'F 5 5 Q Q E as 1 5 EQ 51 Q 55 Z 'L 3 L 1 f 2 Q 5' E 5 g ? lg f E 33 5 Y AI 52 pg S 52 Q E 5 RQ E3 H E5 5 Q Tilfliestbamptun Qlullege 5 Q STAFF Gtbe Swine: The Spider Staff LOUISE REAMS ..... .... ..,... E d itor-in-Chief SARA TI-IOMAS .... ..... B usiness Manager ASSISTANTS TO TI-IE MANAGER CELESTE ANDERSON LOUISE GOEPFORTH ASSISTANTS TO TI-IE EDITOR MARY DELIA SMITH ...............,....... Literary Editor ETHEI. SMITHER ..... ..... C lub Editor IRENE STIFF .......... .... A thletic Editor JEANNETTE BRYCE ..... ..... C lass Editor ART EDITORS MARGARET MONTEIRO CONSTANCE GAY IRENE STIFF 'l S v E N I O R S DARK SIDE OF COLLEGE LIFE dtbe spine: 323 CELESTE ANDERSON APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "She is beautiful, therefore io be moved: she is a woman, therefore lo be won." Class Secretary, 1910-'Ilg Secretary Chi Epsilon, l9l0-'llg Secretary Class, I9ll-'I2g Captain Basket-Ball Team, 'l9ll-'l2p Secretary Tennis Club, l9l2: Vice-President Chi Epsilon, I9lI-'I2g Vice-President Northside Club, l9Il-'12, Class Secretary, l9I3-'14, Treasurer Student Government Associaiion, l9l3-'l4: President Chi Epsilon, l9l3-'14, President Woman's Athletic Associa- tion, l9l3-'l4g Captain Basket-Ball Team, l9l3-'l4: President Student Govern mont Association. l9I4-'l5g Assistant Manager SPIDER, l9l4-'l5: lns2ruc'cr in Math., I9I4-'l5. O PESSIIVIISTIC persons who hold that college love affairs are not last- ing, we quote "l..essie" as a brilliant example to the contrary. From her hrst day at college, when he was presented to her as a toiling student, till now that he is about to hang out his shingle, when has she cast her eyes upon any other? And constancy is but one of her many charms. Celeste can shine in the social world, extract undreamed of sums for the scholarship fund, or conduct a class through the mazes of sub-Math. with unvary- ing success. Dr. Loving feels certain she is destined to startle the world of physics. Celeste cloes not go into anything half-heartedly. She is either for a thing or against it. She has occupied a central position in every college scrape. But when she takes a position she pushes ahead and accomplishes things. Her contagious enthusiasm and college loyalty are about to see the completion of the scholarship fund. A 324 Ghz Spiuer J JEANNETTE BRYCE. Q APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Huw much, melhinlfs, I could despise these men, i'Vere I nal bound in charity againsl il." EANNETTE. has the honor of being the "man-hater" of the Class of 'I5. Many a trusting acquaintance has been deceived by her big blue eyes and flashing smile into beginning a conversation, only to be coolly annihilated the next moment. Whether this proclivity can be traced to a lack of time for such frivolities or to the simple contempt of a higher order of being for its inferior, we do not know, but it is there. On the other hand, Jeannette takes her studies seriously and at great length, especially senior physics, her devotion to which is truly admir- able. On the whole, she is one of the provokingly attractive and one of the most determined persons we have ever met, and we are sure she will make a most suc- cessful teacher-a career to which she eagerly looks forward. Qtbt Spina: 325 CONSTANCE MAY GAY APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Noi as sainlly as she,looffs." Vice-President Student Government Association, l9l4-'l5g Art Editor Annual, l9I4-'l5g Executive Council, l9I4-'I5g Chairman Social Committee, l9l4-'l5. EAR reader, here is what is commonly known as a gay deceiver. From this calm countenance you would imagine angelic sweetness and strict de- votion to dutyg but you slip up. She has fooled her professors into such a conception, but not us. We know she's a dandy worker and a mighty loyal friend, having heard her spirited dialogue with her French three co-sufferers. l-lowever, we feel justified in saying she can hold her own. If he's a good sport and takes what she says, "Cum grano salis," he need not worry. l-ler latest fad is society, which bids fair to bank- rupt the self-government treasury for parties, and keeps us copying invitations when we should be otherwise engaged. The Senior Class is indebted to her for lots of bright ideas and hard work. 326 6312 Qpiuer LAURA LOUISE GOEPFARTI-I APPLICANT Fon B. A. DEGREE "Flowers spring to blossom where she walks The careful ways of duly." Sophomore Representative to Executive Council, 'l4g Treasurer of Senior Class, l9I5g Assistant Business Manager of the SPIDER, l9l5g Chairman of Library Committee in Executive Council, l9l5g Member Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9I5g Member of Athletic Association, l9l3. OUISE. is about the quietest member of our class, but she is usually accom- plishing something while the rest of us are talking. lncidentally, she has been a comfort to all her teachers and professors because of her very thor- ough Work. She is always ready to help anybody, from a Freshman struggling with the mysteries of Math. A to the Senior president in the throes of a speech to be made at the "Rat" banquet. This year Louise has had the doubtful honor of being Senior Class treasurer, and for a while her sole occupation was extorting dues from its careless members. But she finally succeeded, as capable people usually do, and We feel sure she will continue to quietly succeed with whatever Work she takes up. ' ll l -s mine Spiuer 327 MARGARET KEANE. MONTEIRO APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "I seek no gain, f only tread The path that love and duly show." . -House of Rimmon. Art Editor Annual, l9l5g Scribe of Senior Class, l9I5g Secretary of Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9I5g Member Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9l5, 'l4. 'l3. ARC-ARET is our sunshine girl. When things go blue it's always lVlar- garet who helps bring the Senior Class to normal again. When we have big or little sorrows, big or little joys, and feel that we must have some one with whom to share them, it is generally Margaret to whom we turn. Not that Margaret is a grand and gloomy personage who has altruism Written rather offensively in her eyes. Oh, nog but because she has a keen sense of humor, a healthy love of teasing, and a love of all things in her heart, from the mules who pull the "bus" to the college, which to us stands apart from other things as our Alma Mater in truth as well as in name. 328 Erbs Spinal: LOUISE AGNES REAMS APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Reproof on her lips, but a smile in her eye." Co-Ed Editor for SPIDER, l9I I-'12, Class Historian, l9ll-'12, Treasurer of Tennis Club, I9ll-'l2g House President, I9I4-'l5g Executive Council, 1914-'15, Y. W. C. A. Cabinet, l9I4-'I5g Editor-in-Chief SPIDER, l9I4-'15, Captain of Tidewater Club, l9l4-'l5. OR fear you will not know her by this name, we hasten to say that the sub- ject of the following speech is "Sup," our house president. Many, many years ago a fair Co-Ed came to Richmond College from the Eastern Shore. Besides acquiring proficiency in French and Spanish, she found time to be an all- round college girl, to enter into every phase of college life. Little did her sister Co-Ecls know for what high calling she was being prepared. When it was rumored amongst them that Louise had come to Westhampton College for her Senior year, some of them offered to tell us why, bringing with them an old black felt hat to prove their story. They say that in her junior year Louise had quite a fondness for writing fantastic notes for the bulletin board But we know why she came back. She returned to be our first superin- tendent, granter of "dates" across the lake, restrainer of our midnight revels, and a constant and helpful guide to inexperienced Freshmen. If every succeeding "Sup" can inspire the love and confidence that ours has, we predict a bright and happy future for Westhampton. ' CD2 QILUUZI 32? MARY COURTENAY SHINE APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Will1 thy lighl skipping lricfgs and lily girls' miles." President of Senior Class: Senior Representative to Executive Council: Vice-President Chi Epsilon Literary Society, I9l5g President of John Marshall High School Club, l9I5g Editor of Joke Department, Annual Staff, I9I5g junior Representative to Executive Council, I9I4g Manager of Tennis Club, t9l4g Critic. Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9I4g Junior Basket-Ball Team, l9l4g Treasurer Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9l3g Secretary john Marshall High School Club, l9l3: Member of Athletic Association, l9l3, 'l4, 'l5g Member of Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9l3, 'l4, 'l5. EREXS our "Shiney," a very good picture, though she doesn't think it does her nose justice, but you know it's hard for small members to get proper representation. A picture can't give you any idea of our capable small president, because it is silent. "Shiney" never is. Ask her Phil. professor, or any of the boys would do. As president of our class, she has helped us hold down the very pleasant, but diflicult job of being Seniors. Jokes aside, she has been a will- ing sharer of our work and a source of unfailing sympathy. From the Freshmen up, we love her. .gl , l l . 'x 5 125351. if , J ,ivar A ,M ., :ggi N , ,fr V I , 330 Qtibe Spitler x MARY DELIA SMITH APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Not over serious, not loo gay, lvul a rare goori pal." Business Manager of Messenger, l9l4-'l5g Literary Editor for SPIDER I9l4-'l5g Secretary john Marshall Club, l9l4-'l5. O LOOK upon Mary Delia now and see the dignified Senior who answers to that name, you would never think she was such a pickle in days gone by. But as she herself says, "dem's de facts." Who has not heard one of her numerous reminiscences which always begin, "Oh, Smither, don't you remem- ber what happened in Lab. one clay when we were 'Rats'?" To the Senior Class this sentence is a signal to seek a place of safety somewhere out of hearing, for.lVliss Gay aflirms that she went to sleep one night at about twelve o'clock and left the two still revelling in scrapes that had happened in 'll-'12, and that when she awoke at about six in the morning they were still talking about those class base- ball games. However, they both deny it emphatically. All joking aside, Mary Delia is a good one with whom to study, to play, to go to see Grayce Scott, and, in truth, to have as a friend. Qtbe Svpiiler 331 ETHEL LISLE SIVIITI-IER APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "IFS all riglil to love humanity, but I was born a spccialislf' 1 President Chi Epsilon Literary Society, I9I3-'I4g Chief Rooter, I9I4-'I5g Editor-in-Chief the Messenger, l9I4-'I5g Clubs and Organizations Editor the SPIDER, 19143155 Historian Senior Class of 1915: Vice-President John Marshall High School Club, l9I5g Vice-President John Marshall High School Club, l9I4-'I5. ERE'S Smither. You think from her looks you've made a good impres- sion on her, but don't let her fool you so, sonnyg she's good to you because she car1't help it, and mainly because you are a boy. She is so sorry for everybody who is a boy and can't have real soft Huffy dresses and hats with feathers in them. Spite of this love of rufiles, you have mighty few folks over your side of the lake who could be editor-in-chief of the magazine, chief rooter and hall debater for the Senior parlor, and still have time to help anybody that needs it any time they ask for it. 332 Ghz Spina IRENE ELIZABETH STIFF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "Frame your mind to mirlh ana' merrimenl, Which bars a thousand harms and lcnglhens life." Vice-President Senior Class, l9I5g Athletic Editor of the SPIDER, I9l5g Chairman of Chapel Committee, I9I5g Art Editor of SPIDER, I9I3, '14, 'I5g Secretary Woman's Athletic Association, I9l3-'I4g Secretary Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9l2-'l3g Vice-President Chi Epsilon Literary Society, l9l3-'I4g Secretary junior Class, l9l3-'l4g Vice-President Northside Club, l9l2-'l3g Manager Tennis Club, I9l2-'13, Chairman House Committee, l9I3-'l4. F YOU want to see an all-around good companion, one who comes in just right "when a fellow needs a friend," look at the above picture of Irene Stiff. The only thing that can take Irene's sunny smile away is the thought that she can no longer enjoy the pleasures OJ of co-education. Despite her many duties as vice-president of the Senior Class, chairman of the Chapel Committee, artists, etc., etc., she always has an abundance of time to chaperone anybody to the library or the book store. Irene makes friends wherever she goes by' her sweet disposition and her consideration for others. We all love herg what more can we say? Che Smilies 333 .SARA THOMAS GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY APPLICANT FOR B. A. DEGREE "1 hid my licarl in a ncsl of roses." Class Secretary, l9l4-'l5g Vice-President Athletic Association, I9I4-'l5g Execuive Council, I9I4-'l5g Business Manager SPIDER, l9I4-'l5. ARA came to us last fall because she thought it would be a safe place to try her wings. She has learned to Hy pretty well we think. In fact, she's quite a "bird" sometimes. Though she has been with us scarcely a year she seems like our own property, particularly to some of us. She has spoiled the "Rats" and helped the Seniors in managing the business side of the Annual. We have been held up for clubs and shipped off to town to get our pictures "took" in a most business-like manner by this small lady. But be it said to her credit, she always went with us, and in whatever we have tried to do this year, in class or out, she has been right with us. . 9 6 ff! ! XXXM LL, 336 dtbe Spina Junior Class OFFICERS KATHLEEN BLAND MARGARET JAMES FREIDA DIETZ .. . STELLA CARDEN MARGARE1' JAMES ....1-'lnnual KATHLEEN BLAND "She dwell among the unlroflrlen ways, Beside llze Springs of Dove: A maid lvlmin all were glad lo praise, And one to lruly love. ....Presidenl Vice-President . . . .Secretary . . . . Treasurer Representative If we had traveled the world over, we could not have found a President more sincere, devoted and f ' man ventures. Let us wave a Colgate ahove all, determined to make her administration one o success in y Banner" and give three rays and lwo rahs for Kathleen. Ghz Swpitler 337 STELLA CARDEN "Hom happy is she horn and taught ' That serveth not another's will, Whose armour is her honest thought And simple truth her utmost skill." The Juniors sought a handsome groom to match Miss Freshman fairg they found Stella. The juniors sought in- spired plans to make their May Day live for e'erg they asked Stella. The Juniors sought for knowledge rare to help them win the verdict upassedng and again they asked Stella. And here's the climax! Stella filled the bill every time. Surely her name is no misnomer, for her star shines to illuminate the pathway of others. FRIEDA DIETZ "And all the beauty of the place Is in thy heart and in thy face, Thy step is as the mind that weaves lls playful may among the leaves, Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters, heaven is,.seen." Frieda has all of these poetic qualities, but guard against being deceived by her sparkling eyes and Janice Meredith curly for besides this very desirable stock in trade, she has good old-fashioned ability and "stick-to-it-iveness." When the day of reckoning comes, despite the fact that she is sweet, and she is coy, and she has strings on many a boy," Frieda always comes ott with the plaudit "well done." SALLIE WILLS HARLAND "On bravely through the sunshine and the showers! Time has his work to do and me have ours." Sallie Wills is like an india rubber ball, not that she is in the least bit "soft," but no matter how hard she is cast down she always bounces up again. Even the erring Chi Epsilons cannot shatter her courage! And she goes on gamely, with time for work and time for play, and, even then, she is never too busy to give her fellow-travelers a responsive smile of good cheer. ELIZABETH, HUTCHINSON There are three characteristics of Elizabeth that must be noted here. The most notable is her forgetfulness. This is manifested particularly. in respect to the whereabouts of her history notes. The next in prominence is her persistency in having cases, dreadful cases, of the "blues." This fact makes us appre- ciate all the more, however, when she has come softly out from under their reeking influence, that Elizabeth really possesses the qualities of a friend "as is always ready to help others." ' CD2 Sllliiltt MARGARET JAMES "I framed her ear to music, I armed her hand with skill, I moulded her face to beauty, And her heart the throne of mill." Oh, yes, Margaret has all of these qualities. Have we not heard her play the grand old hymns in chapel with s.1ch power that we have wanted to shout "Old Time Religion?" Her ability in extorting shelcels from the grim clutches of Westhampton students for subscriptions to the Collegian is proof of the skill of her hands. Her hidden smile and the tyrannical dominion of will from its throne are so manifest that "he who runs may read." HELEN MONSELL "The calm of self reliance." We all admire and envy Helen, because she always lmows, and she knows that she knows. But because her opinion is worth while in philosophy and because she knows ever so much Math. and German and English ancl the rest, do not imagine that she lives only with her books. Oh, no! She plays basket-hall wellg the Junior Class could not do without her, nor the Literary Society: and aside from these activities she finds time to write poetry for the Messenger and to attend the opening meetings and the other social functions given across the Lake. MAUD WOODFIN "Maud is here, here, here." Thafs what the history students say, and forthwith begin to study their lessons. Nothing phases Maud-she sails calmly through English IV. and Latin IV., and History is mere play to her. She is one of the girls who came to us only this last fall, but already she has a very definite place in our college life and activities. Maud is loyal to the Woman's College, we all know: but no one who saw her with her arms full of cedar can deny that she is loyal to us, too. - NORMA OVERTON WOODWARD "1 saw her again A fair girl of eighteen, Fresh glittering with graces Of minfl ana' of mien. Her speech was all music: Lilfe moonlight she shone The envy of many The glory of ana." There is not a girl in our Junior Class who would exhibit any show of petty envy or vicious hatred or monster jeal- ousy, or any of those horrid things often attributed to women when compliments are being paid others of their sex. So without fear and without trembling, this verdict embodied mainly in the above quotation is passed upon one Norma Woodward. This, then, to the daintest, the prettiest, to the one withal charming, of our entire Junior Class! ., ll Ill Ill Ill Ill W T X f 5 15 9 , if J :-,. 1 1 X' L-gi I! M I 51:51, 1' 1 -f 51.11 . S 0 P I-I O M Cr R E S 2 Ghz Sapitler FLORENCE SIvIII'I-I .... ........... FLORENCE BOSTON GLADYS HALLEMAN RUTH EI.I.IoTr ..... ...... Sophomore Class OFFICERS .......Prestctent . . . .... Vice-President .......Secretary . . . . .Treasurer FLORENCE BOSTON WARRENTONI VIRGINIA In She strives the neighborhood to please l'Vtlh mznners wondrous winning: She never followed wicked ways, Unless when she was stnningf' ELEANOR COPENHAVER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA n She reads much: She is a great observer anzl she looks Quite through the cleerls of men." ELEANOR DECKER LAHORE, VIRGINIA ushe hath a natural wise sincerity, A simple truthfulness." ' The Spina MARY DECKER LAHORE, VIRGINIA "1'1er singing dren: iron leafs clown PIulo's cllc ELIZABETH DU VAL VINITA, VIRGINIA .IH . , elfs cr DOICC was ever sofl, genhe and low, an excellcnl lfling In woman." RUTH ELLIOTT SOUTH BOSTON. VlRGIN1.A "Compel me nol lo loc lhe mark, Be ever prim and lrucf But rather lel me do those things Thai 1 oughl nol lo do." RUTH FORD RICHMOND, VIRGINIA HTIIE glass of fashion, llle mould of form The observed ofxall observers." fthe Sniffer OLIVIA GWALTNEY SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA I. .She is gcnlle, .she is shy, Bu! Il'ICfE'S mischief in her eye." RUTH HARRIS RICHMOND, VIRGINIA "I'Vhcn you Ivan! lo be foolish il musl be annoying Io have to be wise." MABEL HENDERSON COUNCIL, VIRGINIA ullfoulzl you pluck out lhe hear! of my mystery? GLADYS HOLLEMAN SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA "Come one, come all: lhis rock shall fly From its firm base as .soon as I." Ghz Qpitler 345 KATHERINE LOVE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Though on pleasure she was bent, She had a frugal mind." FLORENCE SMITH NORFOLK, VIRGINIA She sees the best that glimmers through the She feels the sun is hid but for a night." 'NANNIE SYDNOR RICHMOND, VIRGINIA "Co boldly, go sercnely, go augustly, What can withstand thee there?" LOUISE TANNER RICHMOND, VIRGINIA worst "Now here, min: there, now everywhere, Quick drifting to and fro, A cheerful life, devoid of care." 346 Gtbe Qpiiner What Bring the Years? A glimmering run: of mist girl tight, The gloomy murmuring of the wood, .4nrl yonder a shadow looming darli- Where the hill hends over and disappears: And the valley sweeps away to the right, To the sheltering hill like a maiden's hood, From which she peeps and whispers, "Harlf!' Harlf to the coming years." There stately stand the silent hills Lilfe sentinels watching the grave of old, And the stolen ray of the long sunlg sun Dances in mirth on the lalfe's broad hreast, Wlrere the trees sing bass to the airy rills And the wind winds slowly across the mold: A trifle of sorrow and much of fun, All topped with a dream of rest. Lilfe quaint old castles the buildings rise, Lilfe some old turret, moss grown, gray: Witll a legend and myth for every stone And a dream of fear for door and case: There the rows of lights lilfe human eyes Look over the hills and far away- Loolg over the fields to a distant home- To the season's relay race. What luring the years to this pristine shore? What adds the spot to the wealth of time? A thousand souls pulse here anew, The heart of the world is rich within: An echo comes, "Fon-:vermore The new horn thought, the unlfissed rhyme: The death to doubt and life to the true, And eternal curse to sin." -R. L. Bausum, '17, 'f ---- 1, V f,,g-'m 2 1 3' :EMC 'sau ,gitga STOP 30 ON H IGHT NIGHT ll Y., J ,LQ ',lk1,3' I P N 1 ,I 4 352 Qtibe Sapiher The Seven Ages THE STONE "f L.. 4 ' ' Q .,,. EONS ago prehistoric man til A. m !s?"iK as . A - , .5 p ' DJ 1 r l 7 spent his days in fashioning mighty axes of stone with which to kill the mammoths, or skilfully chipped stone hooks with which to catch prehistoric fish. Prehis- toric woman, on the other of Woman AGE , ' i SK . 5- -WI" X Affgm l 'fff'.. Q1 5 -.i '- ,EEQW ,if',.,'?i PE, ,ifvla25ll-T vw' the hours of the day in deftly pinning together the leaves of the forest into garments for the members of her household and in cooking the Hesh of bird or beast over a lire struck from Hint. Father led son out to the woods to teach him to throw the flint spear, to shoot the ornithorhynchus and to imitate the call of the birds, mother taught daughter to boil the flesh of the ichthyosaurus, to cleanse the stone vessels used in the cave house, and to play upon the pipe, which father had made of a reed. hand, passed I .L Tk fv, ' W -KE ,, I .,fili':iZ5 Qi" 'ftI'f'i: ' lx 4 W, ,,f .wa - ,, i,n:,vnpq:5 -f' .ajft ,, - ing-...gnu THE BRONZE AGE In the Bronze Age again is evident the same diiferentiation in educational training. Here, however, the introduction of dyeing, weaving, and butter-making have rendered more complicated the education of the girl, so that she must now be taught house-manage- ment, necessitated by the introduction of the above mentioned arts and of furniture, bronze mirrors, and bronze household utensils. THE IRON AGE i The Iron Age ushers in the martial period. Men were busied chieliy with war and great feats in the mead-hall, while the women brewed the ale, wove garments and tapestries, and served their lords, who gamed or slept in the mead-hall, or tithe Spina 353 divided spoils of war. Loud was the sound Q If F wigfl ' I of the harp as the minstrel sang of wondrous -LT l Efqlxiu-A deeds of valor, splendid the gifts of golden ZQ.3mE I T171 -L I helmets, corslets, and jeweled swords to re- nowned heroes in the hall. Then the noble in queen among her women offered the ale-cup first to the lord of the land, and afterward Qw iii - bore it from earl to earl. i V if U'l"fy THE DARK AGES During the Dark Ages learning suffered a great eclipse, but a nun of Gandersheim, Hros-Witha by name, wrote six plays based on Latin models, and thereby kept alight the torch of knowledge. Had not a woman thus come to the rescue, who can say but that the course of all subsequent history might have been changed? H THE AGE. OF CI-IIVALRY At this period women have begun to M DI p ' come into their own, for does not Chaucer p A tell us of the prioress, the Lady Eglantine. 41, Mum -rfmrvfn, who kept a select boarding-school for the ml N5 daughters of the courtiers of Edward HL? tm ' Here instruction in French was given, and rf although the pronunciation was not that of Ig - Paris, yet the poet assures us that manners, especially table manners, were well cared for. Undoubtedly this school was the forerunner of the female seminary, which has only recently been banished after a violent struggle. History tells us also of Olympia lVlorata, the wife of a Heidelburg professor of the fourteenth century, who, herself, lectured in Latin at the university. So beautiful was she that all lectures had to be conducted from behind a curtain, in order to preserve the youth from the dangers of such charms. This would seem, however, to have been rather an exceptional case. 354 EIDE Sipiilell TI-IE PURITAN PERIOD The Puritan Revolution revived the old I-Iebraic idea of woman and her place in the social scheme. Milton has once for all expressed the idea in "Paradise Lost," where he says of the first man and Hrst woman, "He for God only, she for God in him." I-Iumbly Eve looks up to her "Author and disposer, what thou bid'st unargued I obey. So God ordainsf' Little did Eve dream of the heretical doctrine of ELQXLXI V V H'-16--524555 Femlnia her descendants would evolve in the um: Il WF X, twentieth century. 2 Mm 9 . . It I Wl 'l imi' . I Throughout the Puritan period, woman ' ll ll l I cared for her lord and master's com- 1: ' 45 31 7 fort in every way, and was even taught A ll to pronounce Latin, Italian and French f' 535221, I-.ii-QT merely to enable her the better to read to the lords of crieationg she was not permitted to translate these tongues for herslf, lest it corrupt the crystal purity of her virgin mind, fit only for household tasks. This clinging vine type persisted during the eighteenth century and well over into the nineteenth, past Jane Austin, with all her heroines so tender in sensibility that they retired behind a door to weep at the slightest provocation. TI-IE GOLDEN AGE With- the close of the nineteenth century dawned the Golden Age in woman's education. The battle had been fought and Won by I-Iros-witha, Olympia, and all those pioneers of the sixties-Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and others. To-day a girl is free to choose, on the one hand, the Vocational Training of her prehistoric great-grandmother, coupled with the Domestic Science of her Bronze Age grandmotherg or, on the other, .,.o the classic training of a I-Iros-witha or 'X an Olympia Morata. She may even com- ' we promise on a mixture of the two. Never W before has such perfect equality existed 427 in the education of the boy and the girl. A, Even in sports the same holds true: while D ai-,gf the boy kicks the ball to its goal, the girl, ever more skilful with her hands, tosses hers into a basket, but they both play ball. This is certainly as it should be, and We would pay our lasting tribute to all these women from our cave-dwelling great-grandmother down fPuritan great-aunt al- ways exceptedj, for the noble contributions they have made to the progress of education for women. MAY L- KELLER. I THLETICS we Wiz ,viL ,,2,?Nf C' if - - X 1 F1 -' w:Q?2: H' ' ' . 'ff .- 1: lb- f up it . 3 Zf: 'VARSITY BASKET-BALL TEAM Ghz Sniffer 'Varsity Basket - Ballffeam 1 914 - ' 1 5 FANNY CRENSHAW Coach KATHLEEN BLAND Captain TEAM Forwards KATHLEEN BLAND CRigh0, KATHARINE ANDERSON CLef0 Cenler ELIZABETH WADDILL Cuarrls ELEANOR DECKER CRigh0, FLORENCE SMITH fLeftJ Elibe Svpiuer Basket - Ball Team Class of 1917 Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rats in a high chair- Who pu! 'em up there? Ma, pa, sis boom! Rah! Saphomores! sophomores! Rah! Rah! Rah! OFFICERS FLORENCE SMITH Manager GLADYS I-IOLLEMAN Captain TEAM MARY DECKER ................. FLORENCE SMITH ELEANOR DECKER OLIVIA GWALTNI-:Y ........Centcr .....Left Guard . . , .Right Cuard .. . . .Left Forward FLORENCE Bos'roN .... ...... R ight Forward RUTH ELLIOTT ....... ...... S ubslilule Cuard GLADYS HoI.LEIvIAN .Substitute Forward Che Quinn Basket- Ball Team Class of 1918 DOROTHY GARY C aplain EMILY OVERTON, ELIZABETH GAINES Cheer Leaders CLASS TEAM Forwards KATHERINE ANDERSON, MARGARET WALLERSTEIN C enter ELIZABETH WADDILL Cuarcls EMILY GARDNER,x' EDITH NEE1.E'rT 'F MARY CLAY, Substitute. 360 Grhe Sumner 0 XA 'X FANNIE G. CRENSHAW Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Crenshaw! Crenshaw!! Crenshalv!!! 4 l""'4?-2 UST listen to the response when fifteen "rahs" for Crenshaw is A proposed. Every student of Westhampton joins in with her heartiest cheer and feels a delicious thrill when for once she can give full voice to her approval of "our coach." It was doubt- ful in the beginning of the session whether much interest in l . athletics could be fostered this first year. There were no former Ii. . L 2 E r ii ,tg - G ii victories to uphold and it was impossible to enter any contests with other colleges on account of the limited number of students at Westhampton. But certainly there is now no doubt about the interest. Practically every student in college has taken a part in basket-ball, gymnasium, track or tennis. And why? The one great reason is because West- hampton has as her physical director-a woman who is herself an enthusiast in all forms of athletics and who has the power of inspiration and of instilling in every student the right spirit and a love of true sport. . Gb! ' MEN I ' it . X XX I l A4 56? 1 Efl vii TENNIS CLUB tithe Spina 'T' g:3Egg"'f:.4l I-:Il-I Ill--l-ll--ll--ll:ll-Ellll i ' QEQEQEHIIIIIEIIIIIIIIIIIEIIIIIIIIIILIIIIIIIIII' 'Jud mail! 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M anager MEMBERS Susie B lair Florence Boston Elizabeth Broclcenbrough Elizabeth Camp Stella Carden Mary Clay Eleanor Copenhaver Eleanor Decker Ruth Elliott Ruth Ford Elizabeth Gaines Emily Gardner Dorothy Gary Frances Classell Virginia Lorraine Maud Woodhn Katherine Love Helen Monsell Deborah McCarthy Eleanor McCarthy Edith Neblett Emily Overton Mary Porter Lucille Ryland Florence Smith lrene Stiff Marian Stoneman Nannie Sydnor Sara Thomas Elizabeth Waddill Margaret Wallerste in EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Qtbe Spiher 365' Student Government Association CELESTE ANDERSON LouIsE REAMS CONSTANCE GAY . . MARGARET JAMES .... FLORENCE BosToN FOUNDED l9I0 'lf 1 V E. I W A If OFFICERS .... ....President . .House President .. . Vice-Presidenl . . . . . . . . Treasurer .. . . ....Secretary Advisory Member DR. MAY L. KELLER .............,.............. ...,. CELESTE ANDERSON .... LOUISE REAMS ....... CONSTANCE GAY MARGARET JAM:-:s .... FLORENCE BOSTON ..... MARY SHINE ............ SALLIE WILLS HOLLAND ...., FLORENCE SMITH ........ FRANCES GLASSELL ..... RUTH HARRIS ........ KATHLEEN BLAND ..,. SARA THOMAS IRENE STIFF ........ LOUISE GOEPEARTH EXECUTIVE COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES ...........Chairman . . . . .House Presirlenl . . . . . Vice-Presidenl . . ..... Treasurer .............Secrelary . . . .Senior Represenlalive . . . . . . . .junior Represenlalive . . . .Sophomore Representative . . . . .Freshman Reprcsenlalive ... . .PresidenI Y. W. C. A. Presicienl Alhlelie Associalion . . . . .Chairman Welfare . . . .Chairman Chapel . . . . .Chairman Library 5 li L I- Lvl E an 42' u fi U 3 D3 Qtbe Swpiller 367 FE I Y, 6 , 'IYICI gi? , IIWIIIIIH X WI Hill' f 2 IIMIE 1 with PII' " V - K :- Y I 1 U U W W I I , I sg , "3 F 5.14 ai I, '50 1' A' ' ' V? K I .9 ll FOUNDED I9I4 National Motto: "I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundanllyf' ANNIE RUTH HARRIS, 'I7 .... ............. ............ HELEN MONSELL, '16 .... FLORENCE BOSTON, 'l7. .. EIVIILY GARDNER, 'IB .... GLAIJYS LHOLLEMAN, 'I7. STELLA CARDEN, 'l6. FLORENCE SMITH, 'I7 ..... LOUISE REAIvIs, 'I5.. NANNIE SYDNOR, 'l7. KATHARINE LovE. 'I7 OFFICERS .President .. ..... First Vice-President .. ..... Second Vice-President . . .............,. Secretary .............Trea.surer CABINET MEMBERS . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . .Chairman Devotional Committee . . . . . . . . . . . .Chairman of Missions . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chairman of Social Service .......,....,.Clzairman of Social Committee , . . .Chairman of Association News Committee ses Elibe spinner - - V, W . 1- L 35255 ' 534511 ' 1 -'fl - - ., 4 f'?'?QfZ5'- 8- J I R I IIIS i'i'QmI 'I i"If.1, i llvifli 1 ',,V X- ' i A . I 'A 5 3',g,'g13:i , , . L4 . ,, ,1',-Lsgfrf I - KLA? I :Rf-5 J-X , . g V -13,1 -' I ' ' - -L - fijfci-:IQ 3 1g.g:l1f.:j, .7 inf The Messenger Westhampton Department RETIRING BOARD OF EDITORS MARY DELIA Swim-x ETHEI. L. SMITHER MAY L. KELLER Business Manager Editor-in-Chief Advisory Ezlilar ASSOCIATE EDITORS JI-ISSIE M. Woon HELEN I-I. MONSELL Alumnae Exchange INCOMING BOARD OF EDITORS FREIDA M. DIETZ MARGARET E. JAMES MAY L. KELLER Business Manager Edilar-in-Chief Advisory Editor ,gg -353 w X Xigiw Xi - gig, 4 K BAT bmw: Lx, TKT? 5? Rf XX WK W Wx XX m x 1 Q U -SQQQ, ,, 1 Wg is P825 1 . 6 -ya - , ' 9 V- f'x f W ' X S 3 'GNEVW gwi E, Hiiaf , 1 -, QQQ I Scniors - 1-T::Ec- V T QT Hof? f TM T Thi. FBT? co? ,,..asn-4-" ig' ny! mon 'VT-Q P245 xxix IIT nf WW VH CR 074 74 co1-L. gf Q 5 E KEYS.. gsx Sm Y fge f ' Y B caan K" 9Am Mfgvh D' YK f X HK 3 K .Ji 0 x t wg W by N ff 4 E X Q7 swf. -M. H Qs ff , ' I 1- I l X X K ' ,X jf f S ve Q 1 - K vu mi was L f 5 " pf E P: Xmmis A 0 6 X ll ' .Q I S A K X ' I fl I K N qdv 'HH W ' -Puff-xfim-iaourvmmi bf - . .L 'T ' - . F 2f1ff',, , W h is S 1 1 N " A . 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HELEN MoNsEx.L Celeste Anderson Kathleen Blancl Florence Boston Elizabeth Camp Annie Caldwell Stella Carden Alice Cook Elizabeth Duval Ruth Elliott Constance Gay Dorothy Gary Emily Gardner Elizabeth Gaines Frances Glassell Louise Goepfarth Olivia Gwaltney OFFICERS MEMBERS ...... .President . . . . Vice-President . . . . .Secretary . . . . .Treasurer ......Critic Ruth Harris Mabel Henderson Gladys l-lolleman Sallie Wills Hollancl Margaret James Elizabeth Love Katharine Love Eleanor McCarthy Helen Mansell Margaret Monteiro Mary Shine Florence Smith Mary Delia Smith Ethel Smither Marian Stoneman Sara Thomas F MUSIC CLUB fltbe Svpiuer 373 ,E-'-3.5.-ak'-'i'-.T-,EI 2' :: l!lI!ill!Q F fi. E:a.'-i-mi..-'sis 5LiT. ., :1g 'hi 1 4,3 -1. ---- .. - E an ii' if Y - E- - ,A 1 A.. L, - ,Q Q K ,,. I . F ' -vu 1 :nl- .1 -ar - .... .-n ...ng ' 1 rx 1' E ig: 1:5-' - .1-41 - . V 1 Mollo.' "lf music be the food of love, MARY WEAVER Secretary Katharine Anderson Annelyse Barlcsdale Susie Blair Elizabeth Camp Mary Clay Mae Edmoncls Ruth Elliott Emily Gardner Dorothy Gary Elizabeth Gaines Frances Glassell Margaret James OFFICERS DOROTHY GARY President EMILY OVERTON Vice-Presirlenl EMILY GARDNER Treasurer MEMBERS S d5lc play on." MAE Enmorws Annual Represcnlalivc Mary Leet Elizabeth Love Edith Neblen Emily Overton Lois Rogers Lucille Ryland Florence Smith Marian Stoneman Frances Thompkins Elizabeth Waddill Mary Weaver Catesby Willis HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. Van Riper Mr. Ernest H. Cosby V ,,, 374 Gtbe gwpinzr Boat Club Mollo: Pull for the shore, boys. Sang: Row! Row! Row! OFFICERS ELEANOR COPENHAVER . . . ........... . . . Coxsmam ELIZABETH GAINES ...... . Stroke Oar Celeste Anderson Mary Clay Eleanor Copenhaver Ruth Forcl Elizabeth Gaines Margaret james MEMBERS Martha Kidd Edith Neblen Mary Shine Irene Stiff Sara Thomas Elizabeth Waddill Erbs Spiner Louisa REAMS Doxormr Gam' .. ELIZABETH CAMP . KATHLEEN BLAND. Kathleen Bland Elizabeth Camp Mae Edmonds Ruth Ford Dorothy Gary Emily Gardner Olivia Gwaltney Tidewater Club Favorite Song: "By the Sea." OFFICERS MEMBERS ....Capiain Male Parser A nnual Representative Gladys Holleman Mary Leet Edith Neblett Lillian Ransone Louise Reams Lois Rogers Mary Weaver I-IIKERS' CLUB UDB SIJHIBIZ W itll?--',r'0'W . fx M ,1V' QQ' . A 1, . - , ,f - .Wx-., , 1 5 ' - - -3 -Zig i' "' ' . , , ,Av . . - 1, Y. . 4 s 1,1--W Hikers' Club M0llo.' Old Mr. Tortoise, we've got OFFICERS FLORENCE SMITH. KATHERINE AN Leaders KATHLEEN BLAND Tent Pitcher MARGARET WALLERSTEIN Fire Builder RUNNERS Katharine Anderson Celeste Anderson Kathleen Bland Florence Boston Elizabeth Brockenbrough Elizabeth Camp Ruth Elliott Elizabeth Gaines Emily Gardner Olivia Gwaltney Frances Glassell Gladys l-lolleman Martha Kidd Mary Weaver your gait. DERSON Katharine Love Emily Overton Mary Porter Lillian Ransone Louise Reams Lois Rogers Florence Smith Mary Shine Irene Stiff Frances Tompk ms Sara Thomas Elizabeth Waddill Margaret Wallerstein JOHN MARSHALL I-IIGI-I SCHOOL CLUB The Spina John Marshall High School Club MARY C. SHINE ..... ETH EL L. SMITHER. Colors: Navy Blue and White Molto: Labor omnia vincit OFFICERS MARY DELIA SMITH .... NANNIE SYDNOR Aleene Bray Martha Chappell Friecla Dietz Elizabeth Duval Constance Gay Louise Coepfarth Ruth Harris Gertrude johnson Virgie Lorraine MEMBERS ... . . . . .President ....Vice-President . . . . .Sccrclary . . . . Treasurer Deborah McCarthy Helen Mansell Margaret Monteiro Mary Porter Mary Shine Mary Delia Smith Ethel Smither Nannie Sydnor Margaret Wallersteln fthe Spiuer 'Speed Demons' Club FOUNDED ON FIRST APPEARANCE or Bus, SEPTEMBER IS, 1914 Favorite Sport : Speeding General Occurrence: "Pinchecl" for "scorching" Favorite Song: Hail! Hail! The gang's all here HLESIEH ANDERSON ..... MARGARET JAMES .... Celeste Anclerson Eleanor Copenhaver Elizabeth Duval Alice Faulkner Constance Gay Margaret James OFFICERS THE DEMONS Nannie Syclnor .... . . . .Gang Leader . . ."Dough" Extractor Deborah McCarthy Eleanor McCarthy Mary Porter Mary Shine Mary Delia Smith Irene Stiff TDK Slglihtll Spoon, SARA THOMAS 1 "Mn-cs" BARKSDALE I "SUP" REAMS . .... . "HAsH" CARD!-:N "Mike" Barlcsdale "Hash" Carden Mary Decker "Ma" Decker "Franc" Glassell "M:-mhy" Kidd "Speed" Love Bread and Hash Club OFFICERS MEMBERS "Kiltie" Love .... .The Spoons .....Thc Pan ....The Hash "Eny" Overton "Lie" Ransone "Sup" Reams "Kitten" Rogers Sara Thomas "Kissless" Willis "Sport" Weaver fthe spines Twelfth Night Club, Molla: "Care is an enemy to life" MARY SHINE CONSTANCE GAY ETHEL Sxvurx-nan l ' ' ' Celeste Anderson Jeannette Bryce Margaret Monteiro Louise Goepfarth LADIES-IN-VVAITING . . . . .Queen of the Revels . . . . .Maids of Honor Louise Reams Mary Delia Smith Irene Still Sarah Thomas The glJfU21T Holy Innocents' Club CATESBY WILLIS .... ETHEL SMITHER .... RUTH E.LL1o1'r .... Celeste Anderson Eleanor Copenhaver Freicla Dietz Ruth Elliott Dorothy Gary Frances Glassell Elizabeth Love ARCHANGELS ............Cl1ief Harpisl .....Cuardiun of the Cale ANGELS Tho' women'.s minds like winler winds May shifl and turn an' a' thai, We'll have in store lo open lhal door, And ride the goal for a' that! . . . .Proleclor of Halas Louise Reams Ethel Smither lrene Stiff Louise Tanner Sara Thomas Mary Weaver Catesby Willis Gthe Swpiuer From Life to Life At the door of death he drew him back, Though a fearless man was he: And he dared to face the blazing track For the sake of his loved country. But the shapetess form of a fate unknown Has many a stout heart quelledg Yet a horror grim, whose darkness flown, How oft hath the fear dispelted. Not fear, but hope made the strong man stop To summon his nerve of steel: The last wild aim! will it reach the top? 'Tis a cast for woe or meat. At the door of hope-of fateful hope, How many souls are lost! It is not oft on the icy slope, But when the chasm is crossed. So hope is the fire that tries the soul, And a chord uncaught is a heart chord torn: So must a daring will control He whom the crown will adorn. Leave life and light for death and dark, Leave a known for an unknown wave: The changing tide, the fitful spark, Will luring new hope to save. So stand, fair saint, on an unwashed shore, And launch thy ship on the main: The glorious past may return no more, But a better will come again. Leave the sordid clay for the singing call Of nature rich and rare: Leave the homespun first for the hopes that fall About theeeverywhere. And reap rich fields of truth and life, The life at a nation's heart: Oh, College! stand, whate'er the strife For the noblest, purest part. -R. L. Bausum sa Q gi E Qfl Qii E3 , 5. Z E11 2 ,5 55 Ei E51 51 5 52 Q E2 E? 5 5 E E1U EH hD'xuE'1IH""' I 1"'V"' T 1 X, fl I it X, in 1 ,Q X if T ' E Calendar Y-wtc k jf 'HH .:'LLJ.':1"- l ' y ' SEPTEMBER l7m , "N 4.-19 -- t - I - my wa h- i .IN Ill School opens amid torrents of fzagfg, o'-D:.,04,g, N ' If rain and tears of the homesick ones. 'l 5, 1,13 . , ' gf ' 'll " 'fee ll SEPTEMBER 25m 5 in If The Y. W. C. A. covers itself X N with glory by giving the first enter- t B y ' 1-v,sw7ma . 3 uuiutuu 4 nn i f 'IT' , ,fl '15, T , . I' . gif t I F ' l ir ENN AL ,- .,l. LQ... I - sun sy Wu l atYt4l1N."'1t if PQIJYXLI ' ff ' mt 0 A ' t ni. fs ' N ' rj " H 13 4. X .44 ull ' .it , tainment of the year. SEPTEMBER 29TH Miss Keller celebrates her birth- day with a surprise party, and a cake with sixteen candles. OCTOBER ZND The Chi Epsilon Literary Society follows the good example set by the Y. W. C. A. and gives a big treat. The only difficulty is the trouble the "old" girls have in deciding which are "new" girls and which are teachers, and what the names of any of them are. OCTOBER 6TH Great excitement over the formal opening of the College. West- hampton College marches to the Auditorium in a body and listens entranced to the many speeches. OCTOBER 9TH The Seniors wear their caps and gowns to chapel for the first time, and the underclassmen are properly over-awed. OCTOBER l7Ti-I Chaperones announced. Both Rats and Seniors in dreadful sus- pense as to who they will "get." OCTOBER 24TH Westhampton goes down to Wil- liamsburg to help the Spiders "lick the l..oonies," and is very success- ful-score 24 to 0. G- Y n j ti " I s- . , f , if Te4..4.swAP if. ikig mtl i 1 n 4 tr f Tm I 1 'uzlslli Ill!!! I -will 15 4 7' Kin A iiafsilxltff' .S fl: g Af' . ' .. ,J- lbw- '1 ll q u 1-'GNT l, Q un -1,-111 W' - J' N s , nf- N I M gal B ,cuwz Q qllink' , smsonoy 13 H6193 'Y I . . -r 7 'il l ,hz Aj' f .7 ix. Calendar OCTOBER 29TH A red-letter day for Westhamp- ton. Dr. Stewart leads chapel. 1 f A Vi OCTOBER 3lsT Q 9 :hc The spoolcs help Miss Keller en- " ll L tertain. lVliss Carden is a wonder- ful success as a fortune-teller. NOVEMBER l5TH R Creat mourning! Joseph and Sfggqu tm.. the bus disappear. 1 Q-E711 MIN fe? ' 9 f 1 "'- - ,f-"- fn' K 4 . 7 NOVEMBER 24m 5 Cy- , Spiders win foolaall champion- ship. NOVEMBER 261-H The football heroes are entertained at Westhampton with a mock Field Day. Some of the Westhamp- tonites win first place in the races. DECEMBER ISTH Westhampton 'Varsity plays the Y. W. C. A. five. A splendid game. but we won't mention the score. DECEMBER I7'ri-i Our beloved hearse returns, but minus Joseph, alas! DECEMBER 20TH Our Blue Room is christened by a grand event. ff in - 1 sil- .--if Ely-4-.ls l"" n Ev::imT..-,s ' 01 lF'- -1- - -s-. "5-- " H Q- L - ,W ' A+ V 'W "lu L 1. -ff"T' 1 ff -' '- ,5- ' CW li LJ! A diy ,rf F9 1 , 'Q -Q , I Mkt, Z 7 -If f' 'ig VC' if X X .. ft! ffl Calendar DECEMBER 23RD The long hoped-for holidays ar- rive, Everybody packs up for home. JANUARY STH Back again! The great joy we feel on getting back is somewhat lcsszned by the howls of a cat un- fortunately locked in a closet sev- eral days before. JANUARY om Senior Day. The Seniors prove they can have a good time at their party without the masculine ele- ment, in spite of Miss Egglestons doubts. Mary Shine takes the bi-- gest slice of cal-te and gets the bean. So is virtue rewarded. JANUARY l6TH Miss Eggleston has a party and takes pity on the boys. Everybody has a fine time. JANUARY am Mary Shine announces her in- tention of going to the Philippines to teach. We wonder for how long? FEBRUARY ZND The greatest day in the year for the Freshmen. They have a big time at the banquet and the Sophs have a big time at home. FEBRUARY 9TH The Senior class, with the ex- ception of the President, all go into mourning for their pet cat "Spider," who suffers a cruel death as a vic tim on the altar of Science. FEBRUARY l41'H Rat Day. The Class of 'l8 pulls off several stunts in spite of the rain, and thoroughly enjoys its own company in the Blue Room. FEBRUARY 17TH The Rats and Sophs battle for basket-ball cup in the old Thomas Art Hall. The Rats are victori- ous, the feature of the game being the lusty rooting. , V 1 t il 1 Q I il ll 'ff - "ag p A CD2 SlJiU2l: The Silly Seniors Ceteste's our mathematician you know Who must have each angle just so. She's a physics shark, too, Not a tricifs to her new, But for language 'tis always "oh, no." There was a young lady named fanet, Wtvo thought she could govern the planet By physical law: But she got quite a far Since she found there must be a man in' Constance is our artist of note, Art's laws does she eagerly quote: But a weakness she's got Wtlich foligs catt Crayce Scott, Though there'rc others in that very same in Louise Coepfarth is our Deutsche peach, Who is more than prudent of speech: For when Seniors debate At astonishing rate She wisely keeps out of their reach. Our Margaret is next in the line, Who for each made a cute valentine: Each one hit the marif, For at jokes tWag's a sharif, Ami each joife was unusually fine. Our next is tgnown as "Supa" Reams, t! oa As House President she's surely a bean: But she's a gooct old sport, too, And true blue, through and through Ami her fotfes keep us att in a scream. Mary Shine is a maid of renown, Who resides here in fair Richmond town And her greatest of woes ls the shine nn her nose, Which powder will never keep down. 1 f T Fl lf -- - Y .l -.-I: .211 f A l . Y l 5 Nb "nv TI. 1- ms' 1. -I Us 'M .1 ?' 137 . 7 I A 'Vg oy 5 3 Aw i " '1'-' if Calendar FEBRUARY 22ND Westhampton rejoices in a half- holiday and goes over to the Audi- torium to hear all about George Washington. FEBRUARY 23Rn Three new sweaters appear cn the campus. All different institu- tions, too! FEBRUARY 25TH Lecture in chapel on occupations for women. Mary Shine 'and Frieda announce their careers. MARCH 4TH Faculty tea-the one time in the year we clon't want to cut the pro- fessors. MARCH 26TH Examinations upon us again. APRIL I s'r Faculty plays an April lst joke on us and gives us a little holiday, which is very acceptable. APRIL 20TH picnics begin. Everybody feels the desire to get "back to nature." MAY lsr Junior Day. Each Junior thinl-cs she is a May queen. MAY 24TH Seniors begin to burn the mid- night oil for the last time. MAY 3lsT The final horrors begin for the uncler-classmen who wish they'd begun to stucly sooner. JUNE 6TH First day of Commencement. The Seniors are preached at to everybocly's satisfaction. JUNE lOTl-I Closing exercises. All over now! Finis. Q 1 'Q 1,1 KM ,Y sill: '4 Ll fi :P I' 'J A ,..,- .V , -7. 4. 1 1 1 ' -Tl eusrn, ,iri N l 5 , l l , . 1. .LEE l 5 px t llli ln .L .71 The Spine: Mary Delia was not very fat, But she wore the choices! of hats: And the Seniors would fly When they heard her once cry, "Oh, Smith:-rr! When me two were Rats! Ethel, smart girl, is a writer, Her hair also shows she's a fighter, For her rights she will stand 'Cainsl both woman and man, There's no one here lhat's just like her. Irene, to our sorrow wc've found, By her love of Beowulf is hound. In the lnus, on the car, Be she near us or afar, Its joys is she glad to expound. Our Sara she games from Kentuclf, As a pal she is some sort of a duclfg And though she did roam Far from her home To have her we thinlf is good luclf. In Parting Qyywgwyvg EAR not, ngentle reader" fthough by the ll I . . . 6 mlm! time you have arrived at this page you M100 IW N have probably lost your ugentlenessnj, you are not now going to bescompletely ex- W hausted by a long rhetorical effusion of ,Wi idealistic utterances. We recognize the emma fact that, by all the usages and customs, we should here give voice to some high sounding phrases, depicting our pride of accomplishment and our deep regret of apparent unworthiness. Nevertheless, we are not going to travel in the well-worn trail of the past. We are going to take this last opportunity of saying just what we think and how We feel, Our work is at an end and We lay the finished book before you. Our labors have been inspired by deep and genuine love for our Alma Mater and for the lives and spirits representing her. Much that we had desired has been found impossible of present achievement. However, within the meagre limits surrounding us, we have wrought to the best of our ability. If the book is worthy of the cause, we are happyg if it is not, we have no apologies to offer! And now, as We pass on into the vale of "the has- beens," we comfort ourselves by saying in the words of "Bill" Shakespeare, "Well, we seen our duty: and, by-gum, we done ii!" - Zlbherttsements 4 q-o-.4-o-o-o-e-o-p..-p...q.o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o--o-o-o-o Q ll'0'Ov3'O'Z'Q'1'O'9'Q'30l4i'C'3'O4i'l'3'O0i0QlZ"l ! E AT Nl O R R EA DHTlzat Everybody Likes g Made from the cream of the wheatfields. Baked in big, clean, 5 modern, daylight bakery. Try a loaf to-day. You will find Q it the best bread you ever tasted. On Sale at Tour Grorerlf. Q . 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