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Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty. ■■B - m i 1EKBMMBHBBI rit ™ IT .....Tl'iOCl|OS. .... PUBLISHED BY THE class, —OF THE— lipDisoij, mis. FEBRUARY 1887. r,G TO THE LADIES OF THE CLASS OF ’88 IN TESTIMONY OF OUR HIGH APPRECIATION AND REGAR THE THOCHOS 18 RK8PEOTFULT.Y DEDICATED THE EDITORS. 7BO'MI) OH EDITORS A. H. REID, Chairman. K. L. COWDERY, J. L. VAN ORNUM, E. R. JOHNSON, FLORENCE P. ROBINSON, J. S. ROESELER, A. B. WINEGAR, W. W. CUTLER, F. BEGLINGER, FANNIE FARNSWORTH. BUSINESS H. L. RUSSELL, F. E. DOTY, Chairman. W. E. BLACK, D. T. KEELEY, I. SHRIMSKI.■MH m 10PREF @E. §ND it came to pass in the five and eightieth year, in the month when the leaf falleth and the little grasshopper turneth up his toes, that it entered into the heart of them which were called Juniors, to inscribe in a book the mighty deeds that were done in those days. For these Juniors dwelt in a temple of learning, where there were many things worthy to be recorded, verily they dwelt in the temple which in the Badger tongue is called U. W. Now this book was to be for the afflicting of the nations, yea for afflicting them with divers and great plagues: plagues of puns, and plagues of cuts, and plagues of verse, and whatsoever plague pla£ueth the brain of man, with these were the nations to be plagued. And in those days, there ruled in this temple of learning certain mighty men, and the mighty men sware unto the Juniors saying: “By the great horned spoons, ye shall do that which it hath seemed good in your heart to do; for the mighty men are with you, even to Elisha the Badgerite of the tribe of Keysan.” But behold as the cold and dismal days drew on an evil spirit came into the temple which did stir up dissension between the mighty men and them which were called Juniors and the conflict waxed hot. So all the days of the book were five and seventy days, and it died. . And behold in the six and eightieth year there arose yet other Juniors, and they filled the temple, yea sometimes overflowing into the fields about the temple and the very orchards thereof, and they displaced the Juniors that went before them. Now when the spirit of wisdom had come upon them like the wandering bean from the bean-shooter, they said in their hearts: “ Let us not do like unto the Juniors of ’86 and ’87—for 1112 TttE TR0OH0S. thus were the classes before them called—let us not be fearful in heart, let us put forth a book like unto the first, whose reading was for the troubling of the nations. And the mighty men saw the work of the Juniors of ’88 that it was good. And the mighty men did prosper them exceedingly in their work even unto Elisha the Badgerite of the tribe of Keysan. Now the time draweth near for the appearing of the book and great is the rejoicing in the temple. The Senior neglect-eth his ethics for the book, the Sophomore putteth away his tar and club and the little Freshman within the gates bloweth his little conch with joy. Now these are the names of the men of cunning who did aid in making the book, besides the men of the Juniors whose names are written in the book: There was a Gentile whose surname was Towne, and he was crafty in the law; and Eckel, who was likewise called Philip and Ryder and Park and Bryant of the tribe of Jesse. These have all wrought well for the adornment of the book. Now in the temple of learning were certain tribes of men, who possessed mighty secrets. And some of these men did withdraw their support from the book. Yea with their heels they did kick. They would have no annual from the great temple of learning because they would not that the name of another tribe should appear first in the book. And the names of these tribes were in the Grecian tongue; BETA THETA PI, PHI KAPPA PSI, CHI PSI, and SIGMA CHI. Therefore the names of the men of these tribes are blotted out from the book which the Juniors did write for the afflicting of the nations. Now this is the beginning of the book. In it the Juniors of ’88, greet the other temples in the country where the bird of freedom floppeth and screecheth in his might. Yea to all peoples, whoso readeth the book, may there come peace after affliction and laughter after tears. Let the trumpet blow. Selah. B©AR© ©F REGENTS. STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, Ex-Officio Regent. Term Expires First Monday in February 1887. Third Congressional District,...GEO. RAYMER,.........Madison. Fourth Congressional District,..GEO. KOEPPEN.........Milwaukee. Fifth Congressional District....HIRAM SMITH, ..........Sheboygan Falls. Eighth Congressional District,..Wu. P. BARTLETT,... .Eau Claire. Term Expires First Monday in February, 1888. State at Large,.................GEO. H. PAUL, .. ____Milwaukee. Ninth Congressional District,...R. D. MARSHALL,.......Chippewa Falls. Term Expires First Monday in February, 1889. State at Large..................E. W. KEYES,...........Madison. First Congressional District,...J. G. MoMYNN,..........Racine. Second Congressional District,..H. D. HITT,............Oaktield. Sixth Congressional District,...A. C. PARKINSON,... .Columbus. Seventh Congressional District,.. ..C. II. WILLIAMS,...Baraboo. OFFICERS OF THE BO RD. GEO. H. PAUL, Pbksidknt. J. G. MoMYNN, VlOK-PliKHIDKNT. C. F. LAMB, Scx'uetauy. STATE TREASURER, Ex-officio Tbbabubbb. COMMITTEES. Executive-E. W. KEYES, A. C. PARKINSON, GEO. RAYMER. Farm HIRAM SMITH, H. D. HITT, C. H. WILLIAMS. Library and Text Books - R. GRAHAM, J. G. McMYNN, GEO KOEPPEN. Law Department - It. D. MARSHALL, GEO. RAYMER, Wu. P. BARTLETT. Office df Regents—101 S. Hamilton St„ (opposite Park Hotel.)FACULTY, INSTRUCTORS ND OFFICERS. JOHN BA8COM, D. D. hh. V., 1-resident, Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy. Professors of the Colleges of Arts and Letters— JOHN BARBER PARKINSON, A. M. Vice President, Professor of Civil Polity and Political Economy. WILLIAM FRANCIS ALLEN, A. M ProfeBBor of History. ALEXANDER KERR, A. M. Professor of the Greek Language and Literature. JOHN WILLIAM STERNS, LL. D., Professor of the Science and Art of Teaching. JOHN EUGENE DAVIES, A. M.. M. D., Professsr of Physics, In charge of Washburn Observatory. LUIGI LOMIA, M. 8., 1st Lieut. 5th U. S. Artillery. Professor of Military Science and Tactics. WILLIAM WILLARD DANIELLS, M. S. Professor of Chemistry. WILLIAM H. ROSENSTENGEL, A. M. Professor of the German Language and Literature. JOHN CHARLES FREEMAN, LL. D., Professor of English Literature. Professor of Astromony, Director of Washburn Observatory. ROLAND DUER IRVING, Ph D., Professor of Geology ond Mineralogy. FLETCHER ANDREW PARKER. Professor of Music. ♦In ordor of the time of collegiute graduation.THE FACULTY. 15 DAVID BOWER FRANKENBURGER, A. M„ Professor of Rhetoric and Orotory. HENRY PRENTISS ARMSBY, Ph D., Professor of Agricultural Chemistry. EDWARD THOMAS OWEN, A. B., Professor of the French Language and Literature. EDWARD ASAHEL BIRGE, Ph D., Professor of Zoology. ALLAN DARST CONOVER, C. E. Professor of Civil Engineering. LUCIUS HERITAGE, A. M., Professor of Latin. CHARLES A. VAN VELZER, Pn D., Professor of Mathematics. WILLIAM HOLME WILLIAMS, A. B., Assistant Professor of Greek. FREDERICK BELDING POWER, Ph. G.. Ph. D., Professor of Pharmacy and Materia Medica. STORM BULL, Mkoh. E. Professor of Mechanical Engineering. CHARLES RICHARD VANHISE, M. 8. Professor of Metallurgy. WILLIAM ARNON HENRY, Aob. B., Professor of Agriculture. PROFESSORS OF THE LAW FACULTY. HON. I. C. SLOAN, Dean of Law Faculty, Professor of Equity, Real Estate and Corporations. J. H. CARPENTER, LL., D. Professor of Contracts, Torts and Criminal Law. HON. JOHN B. CASSODAY, LL., D., Associate Justice of Supreme Court. Professor of Wills and Constitutional Law. HON. BURR W. JONES, LL. B., Professor of Domestic Relations Personal Property and Evidence.THE TROCHOS. 16 A. L. SANBORN, LL., B., Professor of Pleadings and Practice. JOHN M. OLIN, LL., B., Professor of Federal Jurisprudence Frauds and Voluntary Assignments. CLARK GAPEN, M. D. Professor of Medical Jurisprudence. INSTRUCTORS AND-ASSISTANTS. VICKERS T. ATKINSON, V. S., State Veterinarian, Lecturer on Veterinary Science. SUSAN ADELAIDE STERLING, B. L. German. LUCY MARIA GAY, B. L., French. GRACE CLARK, B. L. French. CHARLES ISAAC KING, Superintendent of the Department of Mechanic Arts. JULIUS EMIL OLSON, B. L., Scandinavian Languages and German. HOMER WINTHROP HILLYER, Pu. D., Chemistry. LEANDER MILLER HOSKINS, B. C. E., M. S., Civil Engineering. FRED JACKSON TURNER, A. B., Rhetoric and Oratory. FREDERICK LEROY SARGENT, Botany. EDWARD KREMERS Pn. G., Pharmacy. CHARLES SUMNER SLICHTER, B. S., Mathematics. WILBUR Sr TUPPER, A. B., B. L., .....Elocution'. MILTON UPDEGRAFF, B. C. E., B, S,, A»Bi8tant Astronoroer? ■HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY. 17 M IST0RY ©F THE UNIVERSITY. The very wise and liberal effort of the United States government to promote by land grants higher education in the states did not at lirst meet with the success that might justly have been expected from it. The people were accustomed to rely on private and religious effort for this class of instruction, and they responded but slowly to the new method and the new incentives. The motley population of the northwestern states, and the very rapid growth of these states, have made this public aid exceedingly necessary, Without it, higher education would have been very partial and limited. The last twenty years have very much altered the popular appreciation of state universities. These institutions have come forward rapidly in this period, and are now entering vigorously on a very important work. In no portion of the country is this assertion more true than in the northwestern states. Among these universities that of Wisconsin stands foremost. The University of Michigan, won the lead by the early adoption of the state, by large professional schools, and by securing the patronage from abroad that naturally falls to the university that first achieves marked excellence. Conceding these advantages to the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin is not inferior to it or to any of the universities of the (2)18 THE TROCHOS. west in the character of its work, or in its command of the educational interests of the state to which it belongs. The University of Wisconsin has had two very distinct periods in its history; one of adversity and one of prosperity. The first period extends from its organization in 1849, to reor" ganization in 1866; the second extends from 1866 to the present time. The first portion of its history was one of many embarrassments and of feeble attainments. It had graduated in its college course in—'66 but fifty-eight students, not so many as now compose a single class. Though its numbers at times were very considerable, the collegiate work was overwhelmed by preparatory work,' normal work, and various forms of subsidiary instruction. It can hardly be said that in this period a university life had emerged in distinct and visible form. The corps of instructors was weak in numbers, burdened with work, and exposed to arbitrary changes. The lands and finances of the institution were badly managed, and but little over half a million was secured from resources that should have yielded several millions. Much hostility was manifested toward the university by various educational interests in the state, and rival institutions at one time came quite near capturing the university and dividing its spoils among themselves. The largest class in this period of its history was that of —'6i, made up at graduation of nine members. Even the small number of collegiate students previously secured was much reduced during the war, and not till—"68, did so many as nine again appear on commencement day. The university was reorganized in —'66, and in —'67, placed under the direction of Dr. Chadbourne. From thatJL J- HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY. 19 time to the present, it has steadily gained ground. The distrust and criticism to which it had been exposed have almost wholly disappeared. Most of the citizens of the state are justly proud of it, and all accept it as a settled fact. The state has adopted it as its own, and has met its growing wants with great liberality. In this particular I think the State of Wisconsin has surpassed every other state in the Northwest, and has become to these states a deserved object of emulation. There are some features of the university, now so firmly established, that deserve specific notice. In the natural beauty of its grounds, and the desirableness of its location on Lake Mendota, it stands almost unrivaled among the colleges and universities of the United States. When this beauty shall be fully developed, it will be a constant source of inspiration, and an ever renewed invitation to the student to a thorough delight in the natural world. Adding itself to the enthusiasm of youth and the enthusiasm of inquiry it makes the morning hours of knowledge bright in reality and glorious in memory. The university, when the buildings now in process of erection shall be completed, and the appliances they call for fully provided, will be one of the very best equipped institutions in the entire country for an extended pursuit of the natural sciences. Though considerable work remains to be done in the provision of apparatus, cabinets and books, the goal seems within easy reach, and when reached, it will be one in which a great state may justly take pride both on the basis of absolute and relative excellence. The University of Wisconsin has given full and free extension to co-education, and is distinguished above other similaf r20 THE TROCHOS. institutions in the number of young women whom it graduates. This portion of its history has been very successful. This fact, in years to come, will be recognized as chief among its claims to be a great social power. The students of the university—though we would speak modestly on this point when comparing ourselves with the institutions just about us—are a remarkable body of young women and young men in their devotion to their work, in the good order they maintain, and in the economy which prevails among them. They have abundantly justified the liberty that has been granted them and the confidence that has been reposed in them by their instructors. Rarely has a more kindly, more just, or more wise temper in the relation of students to each other, to the faculty and to their pursuits, prevailed in any educational institution than that found in the University of Wisconsin. A single other point is of great interest, the relation of the university to the general education of the state. Few institutions have as many collegiate students from the states to which they belong as has this university. By means of a large accredited list, it stands in close connection with the high schools of the state, stimulating them to improved work, aiding them in their own field and also enlarging upward that field. It sends out a large number of its own students to take part in the instruction of the state. It helps to give a united and commanding force to the educational interests of the entire state. The colleges disconnected from the system of public instruction are quickened to generous rivalry by the university, and are, in turn, fitted to bring to it needed criticism. We believe the strength of educational work in the state, in all depart-.HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY. 21 merits and directions, is many times greater than it would be without its noble university. The students of the university, its alumni and, above all, the entire people, stand pledged to this highest expression of the principle of universal education. The chancellors of the university, in the earlier period of trial, were John H. Lathrop and Henry Barnard; the presidents, in the period of growth, have been Paul A. Chad-bourne, John W. Twombley and John Bascom. Prof. John W. Sterling has been associated with the institution from its origin almost to the present time. His character, long services and constant devotion to the university greatly endeared him to the alumni. His is the first historic name in its annals. mm7. 33 34 55 36 57 35 50 GO 61 61 63 64 65 66 67 68 69I24 THE TROCHOS. BI©@RAPMIES Of Members of the Faculty Who Have Corrie to the University since the Publication of the Last Annual. T. C. CHAMBERLAIN, A. M., Ph. D., was born in Shel-byville, Illinois, 1843. When he was three years old, his family removed to Wisconsin, and his residence has ever since been in this state. He spent several years on a farm. He early determined to obtain a liberal education and graduated at Beloit in 1866. He was for the next two years, principal of the High School at Delavan. He then took a special course of one year in Michigan University, at Ann Arbor. During the next four years he was Professor of Natural Sciences at the Whitewater Normal School. He was then elected Professor of Geology in Beloit College. In 1876, he was appointed by Gov. Ludington, as Chief State Geologist and his services in this capacity were performed with distinguished ability, resulting in the publication of four large volumes, completed in 1883, which rank among the first publications of the kind in the country. For several years past he has been connected with the U. S. Geological Survey, which position he still holds. He was elected to the position of President of the University of Wisconsin in June 1886, and will assume the duties of the position in June 1887. He is a strong man, intellectually and physically, and has had a large experience in educational work for a man of his age. JOHN WILLIAM STEARNS, A. M., LL. D., was born in Sturbridge, Mass., August 10, 1839. Graduated at Harvard, in i860. For nearly a year after leaving College taught in the State Normal School, at Winona, Minn. In 1865 wentBIOGRAPHICAL 25 to the University of Chicago, as Tutor in Latin, and was appointed Professor two years later. Resigned June 30, 1874 to accept the position of Director of the National Normal School, to be founded in Tucuman in the Argentine Republic. Before going to South America, however, he made a short visit to Scotland and England, from here sailed directly for South America. Reached Buenos Ayres, Oct. 8, 1874. From here he was sent to Parana, where a Normal School was already established, in order to learn the language, and five months later was put temporarily in charge of that School. In July 1875, reached Tucuman, and immediately began work. The school grew to be very large and successful, but in February 1878, he was obliged to resign on account of the malaria, which rendered him unfit for work. Immediately after his resignation he made a voyage to Europe, visiting France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and England. Returned to America, in July of the same year, and accepted the position of President of the State Normal School, at Whitewater, Wis., which position he held until 1884, when he resigned to accept the Professorhip of Science and Art of Teaching in the Uni-versity of Wisconsin. He is also Editor of the Wisconsin Journal of Education, and besides his regular work from time to time conducts Teacher’s Institutes in different parts of the state. Is A. M., of Harvard 1866, and LL. D., of the University of Chicago, 1877. Published “Homer and his Heroines,” in the North American Review, in i860; “The Miltonic Deity,” in the Christian Review in 1864; “The Emperor, Marcus Aurelius,” in the Baptist Quarterly, in 1873, etc. LUIGI LOMIA, was born in the Island of Sicily, Sept. 16, 1843. Came to this country in 1857. After attending the New York City Ward Schools for one year, he had acquired the English language sufficiently to pass an examination and be admitted to the Free Academy, now known as the College of the City of New York, from which he was graduated after a five26 THE TROCHOS, year course as Bachelor of Science (1863), receiving the degree of Master of Science three years later. A medal for highest proficiency in his class in the Spanish Language and Literature, and also the first dissertation for Oratorical merit at the graduating exercises in 1863, were some of his successes. In 1863, he was appointed by President Lincoln, as a cadet in the U. S. Military Academy, from which he graduated in June, 1867, being assigned to the Fifth Regiment of Artillery, as Second Lieutenant. In 1869, he was promoted to a First Lieutenancy in the U. S. Service and this rank he still holds. From 1868 to 1870, Professor Lomia was on duty at the U. S. Military Academy of West Point, as Assistant Professor of the French and Spanish languages. From 1876 to 1881, he was detailed as Professor of Military Science and Tactics, at the Ohio State University, Columbus, O., where he was also given charge of the higher mathematics as Adjct. Professor of this department and taught Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry and Differential and Integral Calculus. lie has been twice to Europe, since he entered the army, the last time from 1881 to 1882, receiving one year’s leave of absence from the government, he visited the home of his birth and most profitably spent the year otherwise traveling through England, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Malta, and Tunis. In 1885, he was elected Professor of Military Science and Tactics in the University of Wisconsin. Hon. JOHN B. CASSODAY, was born July 7, 1830, in Herkimer County, N. Y. After the death of his father in 1833, his mother moved to Tioga County, Penn. Previous to the age of 17, besides attending the district schools he spent one term at the village school at Tioga, and another term at the Wellsboro Academy. During the next four years he supported himself by teaching in the winter and bv being employed in various kinds of manual labor in summer. Afterwards he spent two terms at the Knoxville Academy, Penn.; two years at the Alfred Academy, N. Y.ione year at J JBIOGRAPHICAL. 27 a Michigan University; and a short time at the Albany Law school. In 1857, he settled in Janesville, Wis., Here he pursued his legal studies in the office of Judge H. S. Conger, until Nov. 1858, when he entered upon the practice of the law, and with slight interruptions he has continued in the active practice of his profession, until his election to the supreme bench in 1880. Judge Cassoday has been a Republican ever since the party was organized. In 1864, he vvas a delegate to the Baltimore Convention and was placed on what was that year the most important committee, that of Credentials. In 1864 he was elected to the Assembly and again in 1876 and was then chosen speaker of that body, serving with distinguished ability. In 1880 he was a delegate at large to the National Republican Convention at Chicago, and was chairman of the Wisconsin delegation. He was the one who announced the vote of the Wisconsin delegation for Jas. A. Garfield, which broke the deadlock and resulted in the nomination of that gentlemen. He has taken active part in almost every presidential election ever since the organization of the Republican party. In 1885, Judge Cassoday was elected Professor of Wills and Constitutional Law, in the Law Department of the University of Wisconsin. BURR W. JONES, was born at Evansville, Wis., March 9, 1846. He lived on a farm, attended the district schools and the Evansville Seminary. He afterward taught school several terms and entered the Universitvof Wisconsin in 1866. He graduated in 1870 in the classical course. He then graduated in the law department in 1871 and was the one chosen to represent his class on commencement day. He continued the study of the law in the office of Col. William F. Vilas and in the spring of 1872 commenced the practice of his profession at Portage City, but only remained there a few months when he returned to Madison and has since practiced law in thatTHE TROCHOS. 28 city. In the autumn of 1872 he was elected District Attorney of Dane County, and in 1874 was reelected to that office. lie has devoted himself to his profession without interruption except that in 1882 he was elected as the Democratic representative in Congress for the third district. While in Congress he was a member of the Committee on War claims and the committee on improvement of the Mississippi River. The greater part of one session during the illness of Judge Geddes he was the acting chairman of the committee on War claims. Since his return from Congress, Mr. Jones has been elected Professor of Evidence and Domestic Relations in the Law Department ot the University of Wisconsin. ARTHUR L. SANBORN, LL. 13., was born at Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., November 17, 1850. His early education was received at Geneva, Wisconsin. lie removed to Elkhorn, Wisconsin, in 1869, where he was employed in the office of register of deeds and abstract office. In 1874 read law with Hon. Robert Harkness, judge of the Hrst judicial circuit of Wisconsin, and the same year was elected register of deeds for Walworth county which office he held until 1879, when he removed to Madison and soon after entered upon the practice of law. In 1880 he graduated from the law department of the University, and in 1885 was appointed Professor of Law. In connection with John R. Berryman, State Librarian he compiled a supplement to the Revised statutes of Wisconsin, with notes. JOHN M. OLIN, LL. B., was born July 10, 1851, at Belleville, Richland Co., Ohio. At the age of 17 he entered the Senior Preparatory year at Oberlin College, Ohio. He remained at Oberlin two years finishing the Freshman year. At the age of 19 he entered the Sophomore class at Williams College and graduated with honors in 1873. The first year after his graduation he was principal of the high school at Mansfield, Ohio. In the fall of 1874 he accepted the posi-BIOGRAPHICAL. 29 tion of Instructor in Rhetoric and Oratory at the University of Wisconsin, and continued in charge of this department for four years. He then left the University in June 1878, and entered upon the study of the law, thus gratifying a long cherished desire. Finishing the two years course in one, he graduated from the Law College of the University with the class of 1879. In September of the same year he began the practice of law at Madison, and has been highly successful. In the fall of 1882, Mr. Olin was candidate for Member of Assembly from the city of Madison, on the prohibition ticket; in the fall of 1884 he was the prohibition candidate for Congress from the third congressional district, and in the fall of 1886 he somewhat reluctantly became the candidate of the prohibition party for governor of the state. In 1885 he was chosen Professor of Federal Jurisprudence in the Law College of the University. SUSAN ADELAIDE STERLING, B. L., was born June 16, 1858, at Madison, Wis. Her early education was received in her native place. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1879 in the modern classical course. One year later she entered the “Teachers’ Class” at Wellesley College, which she attended for one year The following two years she taught English branches at Ferry Hall, Lake Forest. In 1884 Miss Sterling made a trip to Europe, spending fifteen months in travel and study, ten months of which she spent in Germany. Returning to America, in Nov. 1884, she was offered the position of Instructor in French and German, at Ferry Hall which she held until Sept. 1886, when she accepted the position of assistant in German in the University of Wisconsin. LUCY M. GAY, B. L., was born near Madison, Wis., I . Jan. 17, 1862. In 1879 she entered the University of Wiscon- Isin, graduating with honors in 1882, taking at the same time special honors in French. In the fall of 1882, she entered the University as instructor in French during the absence of Miss 30 THE TR0CH0S Dodge in France, pursuing also post graduate studies in German. In the spring of 1883, she became teacher of Latin and English in the Madison High School, In 1884, during the absence of Professor Owen in Mexico, she was again an assistant in the French department of the University, continuing at the same time post graduate studies. In January 1885, she was elected instructor in French. GRACE CLARK, B. L., was born in Madison, Wis., August 23d, 1864. She completed a course in the Madison High School in June 1881, and in the fall of the same year, entered the modern classical course in the University of Wisconsin from which she graduated in 1885 with first honors, and with special honors in French. During her senior year, she was an assistant in the French department. In June 1885 she was appointed instructor in French in the University of Wisconsin, and during the succeeding year, besides acting in the capacity of instructor, took a post-graduate course in history. In addition to her regular class work, she is this year doing post-graduate work in Greek. JULIUS E. OLSON, B. L., was born in Cambridge, Wis., Nov. 9, 1858, of Norwegian parents. In the fall of 1874 ie entered the Madison High School, where he spent two years, and in the fail of 1876 entered the second year of the preparatory department of the University of Wisconsin. During this time he supported himself by teaching a district school in the winter and working on a farm in the summer. In 1877 he entered the modern classical course of the University. After having finished the Freshman year, he was principal of the school of his native village for three years, at the end of which time he returned to the University, and graduated with honors in 1884. During his senior year, after the resignation of Professor R. B. Anderson, he taught a class in Old Norse. During the same year he studied Old Norse with a native Icelandic scholar. In June 188 . he was appointed instructorBIOGRAPHICAL. 31 in the Scandinavian languages and German. Since 1876 he has contributed to both the English and Norwegian press in this country, and has also written several magazine articles on Scandinavian subjects. HOMER WINTHROP HILLYER, Ph. D., was born January 26, 1859, at Waupun, Wis. From 1876 to 1879 he was in attendance at Ripon College. In 1879 he entered the University of Wisconsin, and graduated with the degree of B. S. in June 1882. From 1882 to 1885 was in attendance at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., as graduate student, graduate Scholar and Fellow, receiving in June 1885 the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry and Physics. In 1885 he was elected assistant in Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin. LEANDER MILLER HOSKINS, B. C. E., M. S., was born in i860, in the town of Union, Rock Co., Wis. His early education was received at Evansville, Wis. He entered the University of Wisconsin in 1879, and graduated with the degree of B. C. E. in 1883. The degree of M. S. was received from his Alma Mater in 1885. The year following his graduation he taught at Fountain City, Wis. In 1884-5 he held a Morgan Fellowship at Harvard, where he studied Pure and Applied Mathematics. In 1885 he was elected Instructor in Civil Engineering in the University of Wisconsin. FREl) J. TURNER, A. B., was born Nov. 14, 1861, in Portage, Wisconsin. After having completed a course in the Portage High School, he entered the second year of the preparatory course in the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 1878. On account of illness he was absent from the University one year, returning in 1881. In 1884 he graduated with honors in the ancient classical course, taking the Lewis prize at commencement. In June 1884 he declined the instructor-ship in Rhetoric and Oratory at the University to engage in32 THE TROCHOS. journalism. In the spring term of the succeeding year, he conducted Professor Allen’s classes in history during the latter’s absence in Europe. lujune 1885 he was reappointed instructor in Rhetoric and Oratory, which position he now holds, besides being instructor in American History. FREDERICK LrROY SARGENT, was born December 25, 1863, in Boston, Mass. His early education was obtained chiefly in the New York public schools, from which he entered the College of the City of New York. Sickness prevented him from completing his course at this institution but subsequently he studied three years at Harvard University. For two years he gave courses of Botanical lectures in Boston. In 1886 he taught in the Summer Course in Botany at Harvard University. He has written a hand-book entitled “A Guide to the Recognition of the Principal Orders of Cryptogams and the Commoner and more Easily Distinguished New England Genera, Cambridge, 1886,’ and several magazine articles some of which have appeared in a book, under the title of “Through a Microscope,” Chicago, 1886. EDWARD KREMERS, Ph, G., was born February 22, 1865, in Milwaukee, Wis. His early education was received in his native place and at the Mission House College, near Sheboygan, which he attended for three years. At the age of seventeen he entered as apprentice the Pharmaceutical Establishment of L. Lotz in Milwaukee, where he remained for two years. He then entered the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, where he finished the studies of the junior year. The next year he entered the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin and graduated with the class—'86. In the fall of 1886 he was appointed assistant in Pharmacy at the same institution. CHARLES S. SLICHTER, B. S., was born in St. Paul, Minn., April 16, 1864. Lived in Chicago since 1869. Grad-BIOGRAPHICAL. uated at Northwestern University in 1885 with first honors and with special honors in Physics, Mathematics and Natural History. After graduating he spent one year as instructor in Mathematics in Chicago Aethenaeum. In 1886 he was called to the University of Wisconsin as instructor in Mathematics. WILBUR S. TUP PER, A. B., B. L., was born at Union, Rock Co., Wis., April 11, 1864. He received his early education at his home, and was prepared for college at the Evansville High School. He entered the University of Wisconsin in 1882, and graduated in 1886, in both the ancient and modern classical courses. In the fall of—'86 he entered the University to take a post graduate course in Latin and Greek, and was shortly after elected instructor in Rhetoric. As the portrait of PATRICK WELSH, janitor of the main building of the University of Wisconsin, appears in this year’s annual it is but appropriate that a short sketch of his life should accompany it. For so many years connected with the University, he has a large circle of acquaintences among those who were at one time students of this institution, most of whom no doubt cherish a fond remembrance for him on account of his pleasant wit, and hearty friendship. He is a native of Ireland, and, as nearly as we are able to determine, was born at sometime during the year 1835, at Portumna, in the County of Galway. Came to this country in 1854, landed at New York, from there he went to N. J. later to Penn., and in 1857 came to Madison, Wis., where for four years he followed his trade of making slate roofs, which he had learned in Ireland. He helped to lay the roof on the main building of the University, the Episcopal church, and various other buildings in the city and elsewhere. He was made janitor in 1861, which position he has held ever since and has performed most promptly and faithfully the duties of his responsible office, . (») i THE TROCHOS. __ 34 THE LIBRARIES. The several libraries of the university are as follows: the general library in Library Hall, the astronomical library in the Washburn Observatory, and the law library in the law lecture room, in the Capitol. The general library contains at present 15 300 books, 2,620 pamphlets and about 95 periodicals and newspapers. The average annual rate of increase by purchase and donation is about 600 volumes. Among the important donations are the following: The Scandinavian collection of about 1000 volumes on History, Philology, Poetry etc., mostly given by Ole Bull; a German collection containing 571 volumes, purchased since 1885, the funds for which were obtained from German-Americans of this state through the efforts of Prof. Rosenstengel; and the donation of the late Prof. O. M. Conover, made in 1885 and containing 405 volumes mostly Greek and Latin. The contents of the library are arranged in alcoves, lettered as follows: A—Government Reports, Census Reports, and the Congressional Records complete with the Journals. B—Political Economy, Social Science and Constitutional History. C—Philosophy, Religion, Mythology, Logic. D—Art, Poetry, Drama, Anglo-Saxon. E—Fiction, General Literature, History of Literature, Essays. F—Educational works, Pedagogy, Bibliography and unbound periodicals. G—Biography, Travels, Modern and Mediaeval History. H—Ecclesiastical and Ancient History. I—Scandinavian collection. J—German collection, Encyclopedia of Science and Art, 169 |iJ LIBRARIES. ' 3B vols., Philology, very complete, complete works of prominent poets and dramatic writers, History of German Language and Literature, very complete, Biography, Fiction. French, 28 volumes of History of French Literature, up to the 15th century. K—Conover collection, Complete works of most Greek and Roman writers. Entire Greek set of Tiiubner’s classics, and the Latin set from A to V. Plutarch’s works in both Greek and Latin. In English, Histories of Greek and Roman Literature, Excavations. L—Bound Periodicals. M— Philology, Periodicals. N—Cyclopedias, Dictionaries, Periodicals on Science, Reports of Scientific Societies and Commissions. O—Natural History, including Zoology, Anthropology, Ethnology and Botany. P—Mathematics and Physics. Q—Engineering and Military Science. R—Geology, Metallurgy, Chemistry and Pharmacy. S—Agriculture. Access to the contents of the library is made easy by Poole’s Index, supplemented annually by an index to periodicals; and a card catalogue, consisting of a catalogue of authors and a catalogue of subjects. The latter contains the following list of subjects: Agriculture, American Literature, Architecture, Art, Astronomy, Biblical Literature (Religion Scripture, Theology) Biology, Biography (Collective,Individual), Botany, Chemistry, Cyclopedias, Drama, Education, Elocution and Speakers, Engineering, English Literature, French Literature, Fiction, Geography, Geology and Paleontology, German Literature, History (English, U. S. etc.) Jews, Journalism, Jurisprudence and Law, Greek Literature, Language (Dictionaries, Grammar), Logic, Mathematics, Medical Science, Military Science, Mining, Music, Mythology, Periodical Literature, Philosophy, Physics, Poetry, Political Economy (Finance, Labor, Tariff,36 THE TROCHOS. etc.,) Political Science and Government, Politics (American, English, etc.,) Roman Literature, Railways, Religion (see Biblical Literature,) Social Life, U. S. Publications, Scandinavian Literature, Women. The list of authors runs alphabetically from A to Z. The cards are conveniently arranged in lettered drawers, 1 and have written upon them the subject or author sought, the reference to the work and its number in the library. The Library Committee consists of President Bascom, Professor Freeman, Secretary; Professors Rosenstengel, Parkinson and Irving, Library Attendant, Therese S. Favill. The library is open d lily, except Sundays, from 9 A. M. lo 5:30 P.M. The astronomical library at the Washburn Observatory is a valuable collection of astronomical works. Here are found the Nautical Almanacs of the English, French, German and American nations, in which is recorded the situation of the sun, moon and stars at all times of the year; the publications of Harvard Observatory, of the Naval Observatory at Washington, and of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, besides also reports from Pulcova, Russia, also the Astronom-ische Nachrichten, bound volumes of astronomical newspapers in various languages, a large number of star catalogues, volumes on the survey of India, signal service reports and a considerable collection of scientific and miscellaneous works. It is a tolerably complete astronomical library containing all the exchange astronomical magazines and current astronomical works. The records of the observatory are reduced and published. . The library contains about fifteen hundred volumes and two thousand pamphlets. Of these nearly two-thirds treat of astronomical subjects This library is supported by a fund given by Cyrus Woodman, at one time a law-partner of the late Gov. Washburn. This fund amounts to $5 °°0 the interest of which supports the library.______________________________________________________ THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 37 THE ALUMNI ASS©(Si TI©N. The Alumni Association of the University of Wisconsin was formed through the efforts of Professor Sterling, by the resident graduates June 26, 1861. It was formed for the purpose of promoting friendly feeling among its members, and of retaining their interest in their alma mater. The first officers were: C. T. Wakeley, President; J. T. Smith, Vice-President; J. M. Flower, Cor., Secretary; W. F. Vilas, Rec., Secretary; J. D. Coryell, Treasurer. There is at present a growing feeling among the alumni that the Association should be represented on the Board of Regents, as they are best qualified to determine its needs. The annual meeting of the association is held at commencement time. The literary exercises, consisting of an oration and a poem or essay are held on the eve before commencement. The regular business meeting takes place immediately after the graduating exercises, and a reception and banquet is given later. With only a short intermission during war time, these meetings have been kept up since June 24, 1862, when the first entertainment was held in the City Hall, at which C. T. Wakelev delivered the address, and R. W. Hubbell read the poem. The officers for 1886-7 are: C. S. Montgomery, of Omaha, Neb., President; Miss Alice J. Sanborn of Freeport, 111., Vice-President; Dr. Jno. M. Dodson, of Madison, Wis., Secretary; Miss Lucy M. Gay, of Madison, Wis., Treasurer.3d THE TROCHOd. P®ST ©R ©UATES. FLORENCE BASCOM, A. B., B. L., B. S. CHARLES EDWARD ESCOTT, Ph. G. THORVALD HVAM., Cand. Phil.WOHICIVIV AXIKH3ALV:i hxvak aoiis HXIIIDYK-YAHOJAlIOim IVDIKMII ) TIVII MDXMDS A HXSENIOR CLASS 39 Motto :—Spectcmur Agendo. Color:—Old Gold and Electric Blue. OFFICERS. President, - - - FLORA L. LAWSON. Vice President, - - - MARY S. TENNEY. Secretary, - - - IDA E. JOHNSON. Treasurer, .... MARY E. KNOX. RISTORY OP ’S’?. 41 MIST0RY ©F ’87 It was over three years ago that sixty-five young and innocent specimens of humanity, gathered from all parts of the great Badger State, clustered for the first time about the bulletin board in University Hall. A new class was entering upon its career, and in these bewildered, unsophisticated Freshmen, striving so desperately to penetrate the mysteries of the time-table, meekly submitting to the curious scrutiny of higher-classmen and the impositions of professors, we may recognize by close inspection and a vigorous act of memory—ourselves;—the class of ’87. For—for the encouragement of future Freshmen be it said— we had doubtless many of the characteristics of the Freshmen of every age and clime. We were, during the first weeks of our course meek, unsophisticated and submissive. We regarded Sophomores with an “a priori ' sense of suspicion, which experience soon amply justified. We looked upon Seniors with wonder and admiration; not unmixed with pity for their grave responsibilities, so fittingly symbolized by the imposing plug. We objected strongly to the epithet ot “little Freshy ’ which, however, we soon learned to consider a mere “drop in the bucket” of our sufferings. But we proceeded as rapidly as possible to overcome these weaknesses, and we came forth from our first class meeting with feelings of dignity which we had never experienced before, and may never experience again. We felt equal to any emergency, whether of red pepper, mucilage or H2 S. We bore with stoic fortitude all that Sophomoric wit was able to devise for our discomfiture, and before the end of the year, showed a spirit of forgiveness rarely exhibited in Freshmen. It was not so much the deed as - 42 THE THOCHOS. the manner of doing that brought wonder to the minds of all. For often before had two classes showed the delights of a party, one taking the music and the waxed floor, the other the cake and ice cream. On this memorable occasion however, ’87 and '86 joined hands in the dance, and partook of refreshments together in a brightly lighted hall. Surely it was as if the lion and lamb should lie down together. This spirit of peace we took with us to our Sophomore year, when we showed wonderful lenity to the Freshmen. Not that we thought them especially worthy of such favor; but, having heaped coals of fire on the heads of last year’s Sophs, we felt that it was unnecessary to avenge our wrongs according to custom, upon the innocent Freshmen. We then stood ready at the beginning of our junior year with unimpaired energy to dive into the depth of Physics, and soar to sublime heighths of oratory. So arduous and unremitting were our labors in the former department, that we accomplished—it is to be supposed—in seven weeks what other classes had labored over no more successfullv for fifteen. This year too some of us studied American History, and, fired by the independent spirit of our forefathers, we to in solemn conclave assembled swore to “ hang together ” to the bitter end. But, an “ unforeseen contingency ” having arisen, our zeal to join the ranks of the martyrs somewhat abated, and we betook ourselves once more to the occupation of ordinary mortals. Nor have we since been heard “proclaiming liberty throughout the land,” though should the opportunity arise, we should no doubt be found ready to embrace it. Now at length, having ushered out ’86 in a most gallant manner, we stand on the highest plane of college life. We are Seniors, full fledged, and if we lack any of ordinary grave-and-reverendness of that class, let it be taken to show how lightly the burdens and cares of high position rest on those well fitted to sustain them. Such an interpretation of our behavior was perhaps neces- —r HISTORY OF 87. 43 sary on that night of last October when, assembled in the spacious barn of the University farm we donated fully twenty-five cents worth of manual labor to the department of agriculture, with what effect in other departments has not been ascertained. Since that festive occasion however, '87 has shunned all gaity, and, as may be judged from an occasional remark let fall, we have devoted ourselves with marvelous zeal, to 44 adversity’s sweet milk—Philosophy ' Now is a season of comparitive quiet, which however must inevitably be followed by that period of busy class meetings where Seniors are wont to reenact the scenes of their Fresh-manhood. Then will come the final act, when Library Hall shall for the last time resound with our eloquence, and we shall enter the honorable ranks of the Alumni. What then shall be the fate of ’87, no longer one but many, who shall say ? The book of fate is sealed. Hut who can doubt that one day, when names now on the roll of '87 shall shine conspicuous in the annals of the nation, our Alma Mater and our successors under her fostering care, shall think of us, the class of ’87 with pride. “Then shall our names, Familiar in their mouths as household words. Be in their flowing cups freshly remembered.”44 THE TROCHOS. SEN l©R @L SS. ANCIENT CLASSICAL COURSE. Ralph Earl Blount, Byron III. Oscar Hallam, Madison. Andrew James Hogan, Wonewoc. Cornelius Hill, DeForrest. Charles Marcius Morris. Madison. Edward William Schmidt, Madison. Robertus Francesco Troy, Madison. Ambrose Pare Winston, Forrestown. III. —8 MODERN CLASSICAL, COURSE. Katharine Allen, Madison, Ada May Brown, Stevens Point. Katharine Coyne, Madison. Edward Foote Dwight, Brooklyn. Oscar Henry Ecke, Stevens Point. John Huston Gabriel, Stewart. Imogene Frances Hand, Racine. Ida Estella Johnson, Madison. Mary Eliza Knox, Merrill Robert S. Kolliner, Madison. Flora Lucretia Lawson, Albany. John Elbert McConnell, West Salem. Charles Edward Nichols, Lodi. Anna Gertrude Palfrey, Waukau. Edward Marcellus Platt, Manitowoc. Robert Mark Richmond, Madison. Albert David Bundle. Madison. David Ellsworth Spencer, Madison. Mary Sylvia Tenney, Chicago. Juliet Claire Thorp, Madison. Laurel Elmer Younmns, Mukwonago. - 21 ENGLISH COURSE. Harry Elmer Briggs, Madison. Fred Phelps Meyer, Lancaster. Emma Varian Drinker, Kilbonrn City. Claude Valentine Seeber, Waterloo. Lansil Winfield Jacobs, Madison. Frederick William Winter, Toraah. » GENERAL SCIENCE COURSE. George Walter Joyce, Appleton, Richard Keller, Sank City. William Ernst Kramer, Milwaukee. Herman Fred. Luders, Sauk City, John P. Munson, Madison. Peter Juul Noer, Sand Creek. Frank Bain Phelps, Janesville. Horace Jordan Smith, DePere. William Willis Strickland, Ellsworth. Arthur Edwin Thomas,Dodge’s Corners. George Franklin Witter, Jr., Grand Rapids. 11 CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE. John Fay Ellis, Evansville. Jonathan Phillips, Mineral Point. 2 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING COURSE. Frank Ellin Banford, Milwaukee, Arthur Jackson West. Milwaukee. William Richard O’Neill, Milwaukee. William Richard Rosenstengel,Madison. - 4 METALLURGICAL COURSE. Walter Camp Parmley, Hebron, Neb., James Robert Thompson, Racine. —2 SPECIAL STUDENTS. William Silas Buckley, Black Hawk, Gilbert Ernstein Roe, Oregon. —2 56JUNIOR CLASS, 45 ; - • " Motto:—JVe Genre Ac Gearum. Coi,or :—Olive Green and Shell Pink. OFFICERS. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, - WILLIAM E. BLACK. FLORENCE F. WILSON. WILL W. CUTLER. LAWRENCE B. MURPHY. iSA Freshman girl, accompanied by a Senior, is just leaving University Hall after an evening meeting. A Junior acquaintance appears. The following dialogue ensues. Freshman Girl.—u Did you expect to walk home with me, Mr. J----” ? ] ‘Junior, (hesitatingly)—“ N-o, I g-u-e-s-s n-o-t.” Freshman Girl.—“Now, really, did you, Mr. J--” ! Junior.—“ I don't know but I did.’ The Freshman girl walks away with the Junior. Senior in despair. JUNIOR CLASS. 47 MiST©r Y, In coming years, when it shall be written of some great statesman, poet, or warrior that he belonged to the class of ’88, U. W. shall the world forever turn longing glances over the pages of history for some record of that class? Nay, not so. Greece had her Grote; Rome, her Gibbon; and this class more important than these nations, because alive and giving promise of things to be, must not lack a place on Clio's scroll. Let the bending of the twig foreshadow the inclination of the tree. The class, as a class, was first forced into the world's notice by the preposterous picture that graced the 63d page of the first Trochos. With becoming modesty that engraving portrayed the tad-pole state of '88, that class whose existence is now of such importance to the University. On the third of September, 1884, this tad-pole found itself so metamorphosed by its newly developed limbs that its old body was entirely lost sight of. It was now a part of the great college system. Like all young things it was ungainly and awkward in its new condition, but it was protected from the keen thrusts of the world by an impenetrable mantle of the color characteristic of the amphibia to whose rudimentary stage we likened it. How many things its individual members discovered in those first few days after their new-opened eyes became used to the glare of the intellectual light surrounding them! Pat was soon recognized as the severe disciplinarian, whose stern glances were to be a substitute for father’s rod in this home of learning: Ilogbin was found to be a kindly foster mother, to look after rips and tears and to return prodigal buttons to48 THE TROCHOS. f their field of usefulness; the bulletin board was a new found table of stone; and soon the difference became apparent between the President’s lectures and class-meetings, particularly in regard to the likelihood that H2 S.+O. P. IT. would be generated. But these memories, though pleasant, must not be dwelt upon: for other deeds more active and noble are to be recorded. The first martial episode was the siege of Troy. It was conducted against the class in, class meeting assembled, by means of the chemical afore-mentioned. After a brave resistance of fifteen minutes, the insurgents were repelled by the power of their own weapons, which they had ingloriously abandoned. Succeeding this, as one of its results, was the battle of Murphy skro, which took place one Friday night early in the term. In this, one of the heroic defenders of the siege of Troy was treacherously waylaid near the site of South Dormitory. Here the gentle Fresh bore off the palm leaving full many a Soph, in chagrin, dangling his bonnet and plume. Then was the hatchet buried by Fresh and Soph; they formed an alliance and during a joint jubilee over the peace, they suffered a joint loss. One of their strong points— in fact their main forte, the cream—was captured by vandal clans of Juniors and Seniors. For this, retaliation was sought in the battle of White (com)Plains. This (s)tarry night did not pass before quite an impression had been made on the noses and foreheads of the upper classmen. Thus, in the fierce broil of battle and the more peaceful pursuit of knowledge, ‘88 passed its time until the year rolled round and found its nose disjointed by the advent of a little (?) stranger. What child is not disgusted when it finds the attention of the whole family given to a new, younger, and—to him —less beautiful member. So when little brother ’89 appeared ‘88, now Soph, grew restive and tried to annoy its •There in Home dispute among different authorities, as to whether the trophy here mentioned was n palm or a hickory club.JUNIOR CLASS. 49 new found relative by sly pinches administered while the parental faculty’s back was turned. But the baby was a second infant Hercules, which, instead of squalling and growing red, in the face turned fiercely on the offender. Then the faculty interfered, and calling together its four children, delivered them a lecture on family relations. After that, the Soph, learned to regard his brother with patronizing good nature and to calmly pursue the even tenor of his way. “ Happy,” says Carlyle, “ are the people whose annals are vacant.” Happy then must be the class of ’88 as Juniors ; for with the exception of the assumption of a new title and a plug hat, there have been to them few events worthy the chronicling. But “ the oak grows silently in the forest a thousand years,” and silence in this case is no sign that the class does not grow; it is rather a sign of uninterrupted growth. Such has been in part the history of a class not indeed perfect, nor by any means totally depraved, but showing such vigorous, progressive mental growth as to warrant confident expectations of its playing a leading role, on the amateur stage of the university and afterward on the larger stage of the world. It has not yet trodden the beaten path of college life to the end, and who can predict its future except by probabilities? But we have trustworthy grounds for hope. C. w50 THE TR0CH0S. JUNI0R ®Lf SS. ANCIENT CLASSICAL COURSE. I Clarence Baumes Antisdel, Janesville. Frank Wellington Gage. Madison. George Bollinger, Sharon, Louise Marion MoMynn, Racine. Kirke Lionel Cowdery. Elkhorn. Nat Robinson, Neenah. MODERN CLASSICAL COURSE, John J.Bach, Milwaukee. Frederick William Kelly, Milwaukee. DeWitt Smith Clark, Eau Claire. Sophie Maie Lewis. Madison. Jessie Martha Cole, Sheboygan Falls, Alexander Hamilton Reid, Alderly. Mary Bertrand Conklin, Madison. Mary Benton Sarles, Sparta. Israel Shrimski, Hudsou. Ambrose Burnside Winegar, Clinton. Harriet Trayue Remington, Baraboo. Fannie P. Farnsworth,Sheboygan Falls. Emroy Richard Johnson, Waupun. Dennis Thomas Keeley, Fox Lake. 14 ENGLISH COURSE. Fredolin Beglinger, Oshkosh, William Edward Black, Gotham. Will Wilder Cutler, Rolling Prairie. Frank Erastus Doty, Burke. Clinton Fulton. Hudson. Ferdinand August Geiger, Madison. Lvman Grover Wheeler, Milwaukee. Delia Hauer, Sun Prairie. John Clement Jamieson, Poynette. John Furman Lamont, Unity. Lawrence Bartholomew Murphy, | Bluff Station. John Samuel Roeseler, Lomira. Robert R. Selway, Madison. —18 GENERAL SCIENCE COURSE. James Sylvester Bacon, Watertown, Edward Thomas Johnson. Amherst. Louis Blatz, Milwaukee. Patrick Henry McGovern, Elkhart. Joseph Colt Bloodgood, Milwaukee. Harry Luman Russell, Poynette. John Dudley Hullinger, Jr., Madison. Lucius Melander Squire, Poynette. James Goldsworthy, Mineral Point. Frank Levi Woodhouse, Waupun. —10 CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE. Erik Theodore Erickson, Waukau. John Lane VanOrnum, Racine. Walter Alexander Rogers, Wauwatosa, —8 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING COURSE. Charles Philip Bossert, Milwaukee. James Louis Carey, Appleton. Lemuel Morris Hancock, Madison. Otto Guido Robert Hohnbach Jr. Edward Daniel Swinburne, Milwaukee. [Milwaukee. —ftJ L JUNIOR CLASS. 81 SPECIAL STUDENTS. Frederick J. Clasen, Waukesha. Bert Erastus Martin, Eureka. Alice EHther Holt, Madison. James Alton James, Hazel Green. Eugene Edward Brossard, Fall River. Alfred Edwin Diment, Madison. Maud Germon, Madison, William Foulkes Jones, Rockland. Nellie Kerr, Black Earth. J. Howard Morrison, Madison. James O’Leary, Madison. Sherman Grant Potter, Wautoma, Joseph Rice, Hillsboro. Ella May Stewart, Peoria, 111., Samuel Leslie Brown, Richland Center. Kate Back, Milwaukee. Frank Wright Blodgett, Milwaukee. Florence Fern Wilson, Ferdinand Joseph Colingnon, Sturgeon Bay. [ Johns’n City, Tenn. John Lawrence Millard, Markesan. Seymour Shephard Cook, Whitewater. —22 73 ¥ moa wtmmmmmmmmmmm mm u52 THE TROCHOS. ©PHOMDRE (M Motto —Paddle your own Canoe. Color —Red and Blue. OFFICERS, President, JAMES B. KERR. Vice President, - RODNEY H. TRUE. Secretary, JESSIE GODDARD. Treasurer, - JACOB J. SCHINDLER. 6i.CAxOC vW»l .USB BBTiSHH THE TROCHOS. In examining the history of the Sophomore Class, we have found a copy of a toast recently delivered by one of our members. It seems to meet fully the requirements of a class history and we therefore respectfully submit it for your consideration. “It is with pleasure that we rise to respond on behalf of the Sophomores. The encomiums pronounced on the other classes would leave little to be said in praise of the Sophomores were we disposed to indulge in self-laudation. While we shall not dwell on the deeds of valor that have thus far marked our course, we can not, however, pass over the fact that we excel all previous classes in intellectual force, moral courage, brilliancy of wit, preponderance of numbers, and stand, par ex-cellencc, the class of the University. Our first remarkable achievement was the feat of dancing successfully a waltz to the measures of a grand march, and by this act alone we won the highest regard of the upper-class-men. Besides our representatives have won distinguished honors in the musical, the declamatory and the base-ball course. In place of the poetical motto of our Freshman year, we have recently adopted the more fitting and independent one of “Paddle your own canoe,” as our future guide. Also we have guyed the class of ’90 with perseverance and success. The graduation of our class will mark the centennial of the inauguration of the first President of the republic. On this coincidence we lay especial stress, by it we have been impelled EEZ9 ■t jamSOPHOMORE CLASS. 55 to greater exertions and to higher aims. George Washington, our noblest patriot, have we sought to emulate in all our deeds. We have striven to do this, both by being truthful and loyal and by attaining distinction in Military Tactics. The little hatchet we have used—not for destruction, but for the purpose of erecting our Sophomore fence and patriotic colors. If the structure was a little infirm on account of the nail being upside down, the failing may be readily excused as the result of a directed effort. With modesty equal to that of our country’s father, we would subscribe ourselves. First in work, first in piny, First in the hearts of Facultay.56 THE TROCHOS. S©PM©M©RE ©LASS. ANCIENT CLASSICAL COURSE. Lillie Dale Baker, Madison. Robert Curtis Brown, Milwaukee. William B. Cairns, Ellsworth. Wardon Allen Curtis, Madison. John Doan Goss, Hudson. James Bremer Kerr, Madison. Annie A. Nunns, Madison, Florence Porter Robinson, Milwaukee. Frederick Harvey Whitton, Madison. Mary Frances Winston, Forreston, 111. —10 MODERN CLASSICAL COURSE. Annie Christie, Baraboo. Mary Lucy Clark, Waterloo. Margaret Fillmore, Milwaukee, Frederick Cecil Finkle, Viroqua. Belle Flesh, Pi qua, Ohio. Jessie Goddard, Monroe, Sophie M. Goodwin, Madison. Ada Eugenie Griswold, Columbus. Lucien Mason Hanks, Madison. Sherman T. Lewis, Vienna. Nellie Smith, Janesville. Helen Eugenie Martin, Elkhorn. Edward Christopher Meland, Keyeser. August John Olson, Mt. Vernon. George Thomas Simpson, [Winona, Minn. Winfield Robert Smith, Milwaukee. Sue Tullis, Madison. • Frederick William Stearns, Madison. Ernest N. Warner, Windsor. Eva Clara Week. Stevens Point —20 ENGLISH COURSE. Jessie Morey Bell, Clinton. Albert Ellsworth Buckmaster, Fayette, John Marshall Bunn, MadiHon. Samuel Maoomber Curtis, Madison. Fred Page Tibbits, Grand Rapids. Lizzie Tinker, Clinton. Emma Asenath Ward, Mazomanie. Charles Edward Ware, Minneapolis. Frank Lincoln Ware, Minneapolis, Mi William Everette Persons, Nicollet. Annie Marie Ruch, Boltonville. Henry Charles ShaefTer, Neenah. Byron D. Shear, Hillsboro. Joseph Henry Dockery, Milwaukee. Fredrick Godfrey Kraege, Madison. William Mason Langdon, Baraboo. Lewis Michael Kraege, Madison, in. —17 GENERAL SCIENCE COURSE. Anna Belle Beckler, Sparta. Edward Buel Hutchinson, Madison. George Champlin Cornue, Lake Geneva. Charles Francis Joyce, DePere. Alico Goldenborger, Madison Cornelius Allen Harper, Madison. Mildred Lewis Harper, Madison. Emeline Hoffman, Watertown. Myrtle May Rundlett, Watertown. Addie Orelia Lindley, Madison Fannie Irene Mcllhon, Mineral Point. Edgar S. Nethercut, Lake Geneva. Arthur Parsons, Dodgeville. —13SOPHOMORE CLASS. 57 CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE. Lewis Augustus Dunham, DePere. James McDonald, Rochester. Florian Joseph Harriman, Appleton. William Gray Potter, Milwaukee. —4 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING COURSE. Edward Wallace Lawton, DePere. Arthur William Richter, Manitowoc. John Stevens, Jr., Neenah. —3 SPECIAL STUDENTS. Julia Cora Bennett, LaCrosse. Elanor Burdick, Edgerton. George Ambrose Byrne, Hazel Green. Rollo Philip Eckel, Port Washington. James H. Feeney, Madison Joseph Geiger, Madison. Charles Oscar Knudson, Madison. Catherine Margaret Krech, Portage. Augusta Adrienna Lee, Cambridge, Arthur Tennyson Leith, Madison. William Henry Luehr, New Holstein. Lou Tyner, Madison. Flora Wood Waldo, Manitowoc. Norman Evans VanDyke, Madison. Harvey Baker Zartman, Freeport, 111. George Alfred Brown, Madison. Harry David Latimer, Delavan. William Joseph Iuale, Mukwonago. Elise Roll, Sauk City. Patrick William Scanlan, Mt Ida. Jacob J. Schindler, Monroe. Richard Herman Schreckenbach, f Madison. Nettie Luella Smith, Sun Prairie. Herbert Frank Stone, Madison. Kittie Mayta Troy, Madison. Rodney Howard True, Baraboo. John Harlan Martin, Oregon. William Martin, Mt. Horeb. Edwin Naffz, Sauk City. Frank Park, Dodge’s Corners. Joseph Horace Powers, Madison. John Francis Connor, Token Creek. Helen Steensland, Madison. —36 102Motto:—TXdvra Ku crox Hct ov Color :—Black and Orange. OFFICERS. President, Vice President, % Secretary, Treasurer, mm' mm U CHARLES E. LAMB. GRACE A. LAMB. ANNA M. SANBORN. JAMES B. RAMSAY. P■9 60 THE TR0CH0S. FRESHMAN HIST0RY. He who chronicles events while occurring is naturally under great disadvantages as compared with him who writes a history in after ages. Were it our task to compose a history of the Freshman year of the Senior Class, we might delve deep into antiquity and obtain a measureless mass of material. Were we to write a history of 89’s Freshman year—but why speak of absurdities? The stirring events of our Freshman year are so recent, have so disturbed the equilibrium of the Senior plug and aroused angry passions in Sophomoric breasts, that a cool philosophical history seems almost an impossibility. But we will calm our ardent spirits and commence. On the eighth of September, 1886, we entered—in this respect we resembled very much every class that has preceded us. For the first time we boldly marched up the campus, 154 strong, and entered for the four years’ race. During the hazy September days, our energies were taxed witli the double duty of teaching the festive Soph., while living out his motto, to let other canoes alone, and of showing our mental superiority in all directions. If any unduly curious reader wish to know with what studies we busy ourselves in our Freshman year, we respectfully refer him to the catalogue. He will find that we set out at the very beginning of our course to exemplify our motto, Uavra Ku ficrat YUt ov During our first term, we had the customary number of class-meetings. (To our credit and their health, be it said, that no uninvited guests ever presented themselves.) During the second term (up to date), we have had but one meeting. P. S.—Meetings held at the Gym. on account of the limited capacity of South Chapel.■nW—Hl Ml M IIMHIIl FRESHMAN CLASS. 61 In the balmy autumn days, the noble youth of our class were initiated into the mysteries of military science, attempting in vain to obey the commands of Sophomore drill sergeants to “Steer to the larboard,” etc. Were not every event necessary to a complete history, we-would gladly refrain from all mention of the word fence. From a desire, both to show a magnanimity, worthy of victors to defeated ‘89, and never to be guilty of inflicting a— on an innocent and unsuspecting public, we will only add a list of “ past remembrances. ” Baa-baa. Bow-wow. Green paint. White paint. Red paint. Cabbage head. Eighty-nine. Shingle. Soph, boy—Pitcher of water. Red cambric. Blue cambric. No cambric. Fire escapes. Broken thumb. High fence. Low fence. Broken-hearted rooster. Tar, sack cloth and ashes. The poet has it: “The fence no more on the campus etauds The rallying place of warlike bands.” We come now to the main part of the theme—our co-eds. But we are incapable (being Freshmen) to handle such a subject properly. On this inexhaustible subject, we will be silent except to give you reliable references. Concerning our co-eds’ beauty and attractiveness, consult the gentlemen of the Senior Class. The boys of the Junior Class will tell you about their ability. If you are curious in regard to the martial prowess of the Freshmen ladies, go to kids of ’89. With this inspiring subject, we close. We might tack on a pretty conclusion of infinite length, but we dare not, fearing lest we should so efface the impression which the preceding paragraph must have made. “Adieu, adieu, kind friend , Adieu. We dare no longer stay with you, We’ll hang our pen on a weeping-willow tree And may the world go well with thee”f •Header, pleaee supply the latest. IThiH i» not a chestnut.62 THE TROCHOS. FRESHMAN ©lass. ANCIENT CLASSICAL COURSE. Clare Bray ton Bird, Jefferson. Howard Brown, Milwaukee. Andrew Alexander Bruce, Madison. Eldon Joseph Cassoday. Madison. William David Hooker, Milwaukee. Charles Emery Lamb, Merrimac. William T. Lathrop, Rockford, 111., Charles Marion Mayers, Madison. John Clark McMyun, Racine. Robert Norman McMynn, Racine. Ben Carroll Parkinson, Madison. Henry Gray Parkinson, Madison. Arthur Warren Phelps, Milwaukee. Walter McMyun Smith, Sparta. Henry Howard Stutson, Baraboo. Eugenia Winston. Forreston, 111. —16 MODERN CLASSICAL COURSE. Nellie Cerinthin Austin, Bloomington. Olive Eminaretta Baker. Madison. William Charles Brumder, Milwaukee. Esther Fretwell Butt, Viroqua. Howard Calmar, Joliet, 111. Frank Irwin Drake, Monroe. Anna Maude Sanborn, Freeport, 111. Josephine Sanford, East Middleton, Mary Allegra Smith, Sparta. Samuel Swanson, Baldwin. Zilphu Maria Vernon, Madison. Miriam Irene Jewett, Sparta. Frances AnnC Kleinpell, Madison. Grace Alma Lamb, Madison. Tom Remington, Baraboo. Adolph Cornelius Rietbrock, [Milwaukee. Loyal Durand, Milwaukee. Grace Graham, Tomah. George Edward Gray, Sparta. Eva Lois James, Richland Center. —20 ENGLISH COURSE. Myron Eugene Baker, Kenosha. Winifred Byers, Monroe. Fred Elmer Colony, Evausville. James Donnellon Cantwell, Madison. Emma Agnes Diinent, Madison. Daniel Justin Donahoe, Columbus. Harriet Louise Gates, Mineral Point. Ethelyn Whitfield, Tomah. Royal Bryant Hart, Ft. Atkinson. Etta Jacobs, Madison. Robert Marquard Ijnmp, Madison. James Bowen Ramsay, Madison. Addie Marion Tate, Viroqua. Edward Frank Wieman, Watertown. Edwin Alexander Wigdale, Stoughton. —15 GENERAL SCIENCE COURSE. Fred J. Bolender, Monroe. Edward Holton Rogers, Milwaukee. Willie Edwin Bradley, Rockland. Walter Frederick Seymour, Reedsbnrg. Frederick Thomas Kelly.Mineral Point. George McFadden Shontz. Bear Valley.FRESHMAN CLASS. 63 Daniel Elliot Kiser, Oregon. Harvey Foster Smith, Boseman, Mont. Hans Hausen Moe, Browntown. James Leonard Thatcher, Black Earth. Willard Nathan Parker, Fond du Lac. Clarence Gains Thomas, William Francis Pier, Richland Center. ( Dodge’s Corners. Margaret Irvin Potter, Watertown. Sidney Dean Townley, Waukesha. Hubert Willett Ward, Kenosha. Susie S. Wegg, Milwaukee. —17 CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE. Edward Everts Browne, Waupaca. Will Henry McFetridge, Baraboo. Robert Berkeley Clarkson, Milwaukee. Varnum Robert Parkhurst, Madison. Sherman Edwards, Fond du Lac. Edward Ingraham Philieo. Arthur Joseph Iioskin, Milwaukee. | Grand Rapids. Harry Washburn Skinner, Milwaukee. Otto Casper Uehling, Richwood. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING COURSE. John Sayers Baker, Evansville. August Brauns, Jr. Green Bay. Zenophon Caverno, Lombard, 111., Charles Hayn, Manitowoc. Rufus Paul Howard, Madison. Arthur G. Knapp, Madison. Louis William Kroncke, Madison. Edward Rose Maurer, Arcadia. Henry King Spencer, Milwaukee. George Albert Walker, Madison.-Beverley Lyon Worden, Milwaukee. Euclid Pascal Worden, Milwaukee.—12 SPECIAL STUDENTS. Gertrude Alice Barron, LaCrosse George Hiram Baxter, Lancaster. William Chase Bennett, Oregon. Marie Antoinette Bock, Lancaster. Minnie Emily Bradley, Nicollet. Otto Braun, Aphlaud. Edward E. Brown, Waupaca. Martin Buckley. Black Hawk. Robert C. Burdick. Madison. Michael Edmuud Burke, Beaver Dam. Flora Carlena Moseley, Madison. Annie Turner Chapman, Madison. James Frank Case, LaCrosse. Allen Webster Dibble, Evansville. Cora Rosalie Clemens, Janesville. Susie Cocroft, Spring Prairie. Fred Irving Collins, Milwaukee. William Reuben Cooley, Mt. Hope. Ernest Eliner Couch, Glenbeulah. Fred William Dnmke. Chilton. Gertrude Echlin, Janesville. Mary Haseltine Ela. Rochester. David Luce Fairchild, Whitewater. Clinton W. Hunt, Reedsburg. Mabel Ingraham, Madison. Cora Jameson. Hillsboro. Delia Alexins Kelley, Madison. Henry Dominique Kneip. Weyauwega. John K. Fish, Milwaukee. Charles Mitchell Lnling, Manitowoc. Frank M. Wootton, Madison. Frank Ed. McGovern, Elkhart. Rudolph H. Muller, Milford. George Washington Pnulus, Clinton. William Herman Petersen, Appleton. Harry Laurilliard Pugh, Racine. William Francis Robinson, West Bend. Pauline Saveland, Milwaukee. John W. Decker. Fond du Lac. Wesley William Shear, Hillsboro. Herbert Huntington Stanley, Baraboo. Leonard Sewall Smith, East Troy. Mary Gertrude Stoner, Syene. Kittie B. Stupfell, Sharon. Warren D. Tarrant, Durand. Ed. Kirby Thomas, Dodgeville.64 THE TROCHOS. Martin John Feeney, Marshall. George Fowlie, Sheridan. Sallie Jamison Garnhart, Madison. Hiram Charles Gill, Madison. Ralph B. Green, Monroe. Timothy L. Harrington, Bear Creek. Addie Hinckley, Brodhead. William Horace Holcomb. Jr., ( LaCrosse. Orithia Josephine Holt, Madison. John Liindley Hotton, Elkhorn. Bruce Myer, Boscobel. Royal Clark Thomson, Hillsboro. George Otis Warren, Milwaukee. Daniel Edward Webster, Almond. Elsena C. West, Sumpter. Julian William West, Prairie du Sac. George Rose Whitman, Dodgovillo. Charles M. Williams, Whitewater. Frank Stover Winger, Freeport, 111. Lottie Elizabeth Wood, Monroe. Phebo Wood, Rochester. Frank Lloyd Wright, Madison. —65 164 a ©REEK ©LASS. Clyde Campbell, Hudson. Carlyle Roger Clarke. Cambridge. John Lindley Hotton, Elkhorn. Theodore Kronshage, Boscobel. James McOulley, Lodi. Peter Laurence Scanlan, Mount Hope. George Albert Walker, Madison. George Otis Warren, Milwaukee. —8 (5)And now come thy who with thyr Devylish Physic and incantations makoth y© stomach forswear allegiance to ye body.DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY. 67 DEPARTMENT ©F PHARMACY. SENIOR CLASS. Julias Andrae, Milwaukee. Frank Andre, Berlin. Elbert Leonard Babcock, Milwaukee. Mary Evelyn Baldwin, VVeyauwega. Otto Amo Bierbach, Milwaukee. Charles Adolph Boehme, Jr., Alma. William Emil Durr, Milwaukee. Albert Ellsworth, Jr., Oshkosh. Charles Andrew Erdmann, Milwaukee. Harry Harper Fesler Fredrick, Augusta. Albert Edward Mieding, Milwaukee. Charles Henry Rex, Hustisford. Frederick William Steckc r, Oshkosh. Charles Adam Stilcke, Milwaukee. Henry Weiinar, Appleton. —15 JUNIOR CLASS. Alfred Nicholson Barwise, Madison. Henry Curtis Baum, Watertown. Charles Hiram Baxter, Lancaster, Frank Park Blanchard, East Troy. Jessie Randall Bryant,Sheboygan Falls Walter Carr, Madison. Fred Oscar Elwell, West Salem, John Ezra Fritz, Madison. Willis Leslie Gilbert, Prospoct. John Carrington Haley, Madison. Charles Gottfried Horn, Oshkosh. William Hoya, Milwaukee. Louis Oscar Janeck, Madison. Joseph Frank Kalsched, Marshfield. George Henry Kesten, Milwaukee. John Knudson, Davis 111., Albert Adolph Zimmermans, Beaver 1 Abram Mills Iceland, Whitewater. David William McKenna, Madison. William Augusta Melcher, Winnocon ne Henry Christian Micklesen, Amherst. Olaf Noer, Sand Creek. Clement Harrison Pierce, ( Dodge’s Corners. Frank Pittman, Boscobel. Edward Martin Poser, Kewaunee. Edward Hudson Schreiner, Lancaster. Andrew Sexton, Marshlield. William Harrison Studley, Appleton. Wallie William Thiemau, [Sheboygan Falls. Norbert Werbke, Manitowoc. Charles Edwin Wright, Platteville. )am. —31 46AGRICULTURAL COURSE. 69 A©R!@ULTURAL STUDENTS. SHORT COURSE WINTER TERM 1887. Lewis R. Baker, Waunakee, Thomas Caldwell, Mazomanie. Win. R. Chipinan, Leeds Center. David L. Cuff, Rio. Daniel Davis, Mazomanie. D. S. Edyerfcon, Spring Prairie. Philip Fox, Madison. Maurice Gault, Rosendale. K. L. Goldsmith, River Falls. Gilbert C. Grisim. Prairie du Sac. Peter M. Hektoen, Westby. Fred W. Henry, Lowville. Charles L. Hill, Rosondnlo. Wm. T. Hoyt, Rosendale. ♦Deceased. Geo. W. Kindlin, Ft. Atkinson. Rudolph E. Knorr, Reinbeck, la. Alfred Kurtz, Neenah. ♦Edward Libby, Madison. Walter E. Lindsay. Milwaukee. Jesse R. My rick. Menominee. Albert Schlew, Mazomomnnio. B. A. Scott, Stevensville. Sami B. Simonson, Vermillion, Dak. David Stenssy, Monticollo. Ole Swenson, River Falls. John Weston, Burnett. John II. Wise, Platteville. —271-SUMMARY OP STUDENTS, 71 SUMMARY ©F STUDENTS. At the Opening op Wintkh Tkbm, 1887. Resident Graduates, Senior Class— Anciont Classical Course, Modern Classical Course, English Course, General Science Course, -Civil Engineering Course, Mechanical Engineering Course, Metallurgical Course, Special Students. - Junior Class— Ancient Classical Course, Modern Classical Course, English Course, General Science Course, Civil Engineering Course, Mechanical Engineering Course, Special Students, Sophomore Class— Ancient Classical Course, Modern Classical Course, English Course, General Science Course, Civil Engineering Course, -Mechanical Engineering Course, Special Students, 8 21 G 11 1 4 2 2 ------r r G 14 18 10 8 r 22 73 10 20 17 13 4 3 36 10272 THE TROCHOS. Freshman Class— Ancient Classical Course, 16 Modern Classical Course, .... 20 English Course, . 15 General Science Course, - - - 17 Civil Engineering Course, .... 9 Mechanical Engineering Course, ... 12 Special Students, ------ 68 -----167 Pharmacy— Senior Class, ------ 16 Junior Class, ..... 31 ---- 46 ■Law— Senior Class, ------ 86 Junior Class ..... 44 ---- 79 Agricultural Students— Short Course Winter Term 1887, .... 27 Preparatory Greek Class, [also enumerated as Special Students—8] - Total, ------- 642 Some Special Students have come in since this list was made out and could therefore not bo included. » Brnrs OF OM» SOKJrOE IIAL3VALEDICTORIANS. 73 VALE©I©T©RI N8. From the Establishment of Class Day by the Class of ’72. ....“Only n fading verbal memor And empty name in writ is left behind.” —Fletcher. ’72. LEONARD WRIGHT COLBY. ’73- (No Valedictory.) ’74- JENNIE FIELD (Mrs. James W. Bashford). ’75- FRANK WILSON WINCHESTER . ’76. HELEN DOUGAL STREET. ’77- HOWARD MORRIS. ’78. (No Class Day.) ’79- JEFFERSON BEARD SIMPSON. ♦Deceased.74 THE TROCHOS. ’8o. CHARLES FRANCIS LAMB. ’8i. CHARLES ROUNDTREE EVANS. ’82. LOUIS ROLLIN HEAD. ’83- CHARLES HENRY THOMAS. ’84. MARY LIZZIE HAND. ’85- MI N A STONE. ’86. CARRIE EMMA MORGAN.LEWIS PRIZE. 7B WINNERS ©F THE LEWIS-PRIZE. For the Best Commencement Oration. “Should I go mad or break my brains, Pray who would repay me for my pains” —Adapted. 'is- FANNIE WEST (Mrs. Perry Williams). ’76. ALBERT SAMUEL RITCHIE. ’ll- CHARLES LOWELL DUDLEY ’78. FREDERICK KING CONOVER. ’79- BELLE CASE (Mrs. R. M. La Follettr). ’80. HENRY DECKER GOODWIN. ’81. HOWARD LESLIE SMITH. ‘ ’82. DAVID FERGUSON SIMPSON. ’83- ALICE JANE SANBORN. ’84. FRED JACKSON TURNER. ’85- ELIZABETH AGNES WATERS. ’86. WILLIAM ELMER BAINBRIDGE. ♦Deceased.76 THE TROCHOS. J©l NT ©EBATES. BETWEEN THE For the Championship of the University. .... “We fume and fret, poor elves, Less to display our subject than ourselves.” —Qifford. NOY. 23, 1867. Question: Was the military reconstruction bill of the 39th Congress constitutionals Athena, Hespkbia Affirmative. W. C. Damon. J. Turner. W. E. Huntington. Negative, J. S. Leavitt. F. S. Stein. H. W. Jones. NOY. 13. 1868. Question: Is a system of for the United States? Athhxa, Affirmative. L. R. Thomas. A. M. Rice. R. M. Bashford. protective tariff a true policy Hesperia, Negative. C. A. Smith. T. E. Parkinson. L. W. Colby. NOY. 12, 1869. Question: Should the government bonds known as the 5-20’s be paid in gold? Hespkbia, A ffirmative. L. B. Sail. J. F. Glover. B. W. Jones. Athena, Negative. J. W. Bashford. S. S. Gregory. A. C. Parkinson. There were no debates in ’70, ’71 and ’72. ♦The winning Society.JOINT DEBATES. 77 NOY. 14, 1873. Question: Should the United States adopt a system of free trade? Hesperia, Affirmative. M. Van Wagenen. 0. W. Bnnn. A. H. Bright. Athena, Negative. R. R. Williams. J. C. Fuller. John Brindley. DEC. 4. 1874. Question: Conceding the constitutional power to enact such laws, is it judicious to fix, by law, railroad rates for the transportation of passengers and freights? Hesperia, Affirmat ire. A. H. Noyes. C. H. Lewis. W. S. Noland, (This debate was undecided.) JAN. 14. 1876. Question: Should church property be taxed? Calliope Hesperia, Affirmative Negative. F. N. Hendrix. P. H. Conley. C. L. Dudley, J. B. Trowbridge. Athena, Negative. A. L. Lamont. T. F. Frawley. G. S. Martin. F. H. Winsor. E. R. Hicks. DEC. 8. 1876. Question: Should an educational qualification be re- quired for suffrage in the United States? Athena, Affirmative. A. N. Hitchcock. K. G. Siebecker. H. J. Taylor. Calliope, Negative. E. A. Hayes. F. N. Hendrix. C. L. Dudley. JAN 18, 1878. Question: Should the United States adopt a system of cabinet government? Lionia, Athena, Affirmative, Negative. E. F. Gleason. L. H. Richardson. J. B. Simpson. C. G. Sterling. C. Dennis. W. S. Field. The winning Sooiety.78 THE TROCHOS. DEC. 7, 1878. Question: Was the granting of the right of suffrage to the freedman, in 1870, impolitic? Hkspekia, Athbna, Affirmatives Negative, Frank Cooper. Keinper Knapp. W. E. Dennett. J. 0. Conway. J. V. Thomas. C. R. Vanhise. MARCH 19, 1880. Question: Is universal suffrage in the United States a success ? Caluopi, A ffirmative E. W. Keyes. Jr. John Brennan. R. . Cole. Athena, Negative. Emil Baensoh. Edward Brady. II. L. Smith. MARCH 12, 1881. Question: Is the Wisconsin system of representation preferable to that of Illinois? Lion1a. Affirmative. I j. S. Hulbert. H. F. Mason. K. Bavin. Atiikna, Negative. F. M. Porter. J. Moroney. J. W. Hallam. JAR. 20, 1882. Question: Is a system of cabinet government preferable to the government of the United States, as it at present exists? Hehpehia, Athena, Affirmative. Negative. H. H. Powern. J. J. Each. L. L. Brown. G. D. Jones. D. F. Simpson. C. C. Todd. MARCH 9, 1883. Question: Should the United States adopt a system of tariff for revenue only? HesI'KKIA, Affirmative. M. M. Parkinson. J. A. Aylward. A. W. Shelton. Adklpiiia. Negative. A. C. Umbreit. E. J. Dockery. A. J. Dopp. ♦The winning Sooioty.JOTNT DEBATES. 79 “ FEB. 29. 1884. Question: Conceding the constitutionality, should the United States assume control of inter-State railway traffic?— the word control to mean the regulation of freight and pas- senger rates. Hkbpkria. Affirmative. A. G. Briggp. J. C. Gaveney. J. A. Peterson. Athena, Negative. J. R. F. Trottman. E. D. Matte. J. A. Buckley. MARCH 6. 1885. Question: Would the adoption of an international bi- metallic standard of currency, by commercial nations, be im- politic? Hkkpkkta. Athena, Affirmative. Negative. C. W. Gilman. J. A. Williams. G. W. Baldwin. W. H. Hallam. N. M. Thygeson. J. L. Krdall. FEB. 12. 1886. Question: Is universal suffrage, as it exists in the United States, detrimental to the best interests of the nation? Hkspkbia, Athena, Affirmative, W. E. Bainbridge. J. E. McConnell. D. E. Spencer. Negative. E. F. Dwight. Oscar Hallam. H. E. Briggs. The winning Society.JUNI0R EXHIBITI0N. The Literary Societies Athena, Hesperia, Castalia, Laurea, and Adelphia, have for many years held an annual oratorical contest. The partakers in this contest are chosen from the Junior Class, each of the Societies being entitled to one representative. In 1882, Senator G. W. Burrows, of Madison, offered, as a prize, a costly steel engraving, to be given to the society whose representative shall have won it twice. In 1882, and 1883, Hesperia did not compete. The awards, have been as follows: In 1882, Emma J. Sarles, Castalia; in 1883, Fred J. Turner, Adelpha; in 1884, H. C. Ilullinger, Hesperia; in 1885, Florence T. Griswold, Laurea; in 1886, Flora L. Lawson, Castalia. Thus Castalia received the Burrow’s prize, being the society whose representative had first won it twice. For this year the orators are: F. E. Doty, Athena; A. H. Reid, Hesperia; Fannie P. Farnsworth, Castalia; Louise M. McMynn, Laurea; Nat Robinson, Adelphia.a r: a. a- ATHENA. 83 ATHENE 1850. OFFICERS. President, - Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Recording Scribe, Censor, Assistant Censor, O. HALLAM. W. W. CUTLER. H. C. SCHAEFFER. P. II. Me GOVERN. R. P. ECKEL. J. S. BACON. E. K. THOMAS. HISTORY. Early in the history of the University of Wisconsin, vthe need became urgent of a broader and more practical training than was afforded by the college curriculum. Practice in composition, elocution, disputation and extempore speaking was recognized as the necessary complement of the college course. With a view to secure this, largely through the devoted efforts of the late Vice President J. W. Sterling, in 1850, the Athenaean Society was organized, and in 1852, incorporated, with C. T. Wakely, Levi Booth, G. W. Stoner, D. K. Tenney, F. A. Ogden and Geo. Woodward, Jr., as charter members. For three years Athena supplied the literary need of the whole University, but soon the dissent,84 THE THOCHOS. which unfortunately arose, led to the establishment of a worthy rival, the Hesperian Society. But the University had become large enough to support two literary societies and instead of Athena’s progress being checked by this exodus a new impetus was given to her work. For ten years old North Hall reechoed Athenaean eloquence. In those exciting times, questions over which nations held their breath were discussed and decided by Athenaean debaters in a few hours. In i860, through the kindness of the regents, Athena took possession of her present rooms in University Hall. Not then as commodious as now, they yet served the society a training school for her orators and debaters, destined to win honor for themselves and their society in widely varied fields of usefulness. In 1882, on the remodelling of University Hall, Athena’s rooms were enlarged and refitted; so that now, for convenience, utility and general appearance our hall is all that couid be desired. For thirty-seven years Athena has pursued her career of usefulness, responding to a want not less imperative, and rendering a service not less efficient than many a professional chair. Calm in defeat, sober in victory, her members have aspired to that wisdom exemplified in their patron goddess. Meetings have been held regularly every week, half the society performing duty at each meeting. The exercises at present include debates, oration, papers, discussions and contemporary review. The society has usually given a semipublic and participated in an anniversary besides entering the joint debates and junior exhibition. Though Athena has had her periods of depression, spirit and energy have usually characterized both her weekly meetings and public exhibitions. 1 ler claims for the first place among the literary societies of the University are well supported by her record. In the fourteen joint debates in which she has taken part. Athena has won nine victories and sustained four defeats, one contest ATHENA. 85 i being undecided. She now holds the championship, having for three successive years defeated her most formidable rival, Hesperia. While the University remained in the oratorical association, Athena won all the home, two state, and one interstate contest, and twice has the Lewis Prize been taken at commencement by a member of Athena. Athena's votaries are found in varied occupations and do honor to all professions. Of our present faculty, Profs., Conover and Van-Hise, and Instructors, Hoskins, Olson and Updegraff were Athenaeans, and also Regent A. C. Parkinson, Congressman La Follette and scores of others in important stations of life. Never were Athena’s prospects of future usefulness more promising than at present. With a vigorous membership of sixty-five, she has been obliged, for the time, to close her • doors to all further applicants. May her future be as bright as the present presages. warn86 THE TROCHOS. J MEMBERS. SENIORS. R. E. Blonnt. 0. Hallam. E. W. Schmidt. H. E. Briggs. R. S. Kolliner. R. T. Troy. E. F. Dwight. H. F. Luedors. A. P. Winston. J. H. Gabriel E. M. Platt. L. E. Youmans. A. J. Hogan. C. V. Seeber. JUNIORS. J. J. Bach W. W. Cutler. D. T. Keeley, J. S. Bacon. F. E. Doty. P. H. McGovern. F. Beg linger. F. W. Gage. G. E. Roe. J. L. Carey. F. A. Geiger. H. L. Russell. F. J. Colignon. J. C. Jamieson. W. A. Rogers. K. L. Cowdery. W. F. Jones. J. F. Lamont. L. M. Squire. SOPHOMORES. A. E. Buckmaster. J. H. Martin. H. C. Schaeffer. J. H. Dockery. W. Martin. R. H. Schreckenbach. R. P. Eckel. J. H. Morrison. F. W. Stearns. J. H. Feeney. B. D. Shear. F. P. Tibbitts. F. J. Harriman. J. J. Schindler. F. H. Whitton. C. A. Harper. V. J. Qualo. S. T. Lewis. FRESHMEN. E. E. Couch. F. E. McGovern. E. K. Thomas. F. I. Drake. T. Remington. G. R. Whitman. M. J. Feeney. S. Swanson. D. E. Webster. D, E. Kiser. W. M. Smith. B. L. Worden. C. M. Luliug. L. S. Smith. W. H. Luehr. E. F. Wieman. 1HESPERIA. HESPERIA, 1853- OFFICERS, L. W. JACOBS, J. L. VAN ORNUM, -E. E. BROSSARD, E. T. ERICKSON, J. E. Me CONNELL, A. H. REID, - - 87 President. Vice President. Secretary. Treasurer. Censor. Ass’t Censor. HISTORY The performance of a duty, though it involve much labor, may be attended with great pleasure. Such a duty has been the preparation of this record. It was fortunate, indeed, that the organization of our literary societies followed sp quickly the organization of the University itself. In the years immediately preceding the Civil War, the members of Hesperia found, in the discussion of the great questions that were then agitating the nation, a rare training in argument and oratory.88 THE TROCHOS. In the discussion of America's destiny a patriotism was awakened in every Hesperian that will endure forever, a patriotism that led many to the battle field, and still inspires them to duty in positions of high honor and trust. Hesperia was organized in 1853 and the following persons were charter members: S. W. Botkin, Wm. F. Vilas, R. W. Hubbell, T. D. Coryell, Randall W. Hanson, Alfred W. Lathrop, and Geo. W. Perry. S. W. Botkin graduated in ’57, served his country in the war as 1st, Lieut, Co A., 23rd Reg. After the war he practiced law in Madison till 1881, when he removed to Minneapolis, where he is now located. Post-Master-General Vilas graduated in ’58. served in the war as colonel, returned and pursued the study of law, was for several years professor of law in the faculty of his alma mater, and at the same time was one of her regents; in 1884. he was elected to the assembly, and in the following March took his place as post master general in President Clevelands’ cabinet. In society, Col. Vilas was always recognized as a strong worker and a promising orator. R. W. Hubbell graduated in ’58, studied law, was Co. judge of Oconto County three terms, district attorney two terms, and member of the legislature two terms, and is now located at Hickory, Oconto, Co. T. D. Coryell graduated ’57, and five years later he was drowned. The whereabouts of the other charter members are unknown to us. By the close of the college year 1855, the membership of the society was thirty-three. From the first year of her history, till the close of the war, Hesperia enjoyed a strong, enthusiastic membership. Many of those thirty-three are as well known to the world as they are to Hesperians. George W. Bird joined the society iu ’56 and graduated in ’60. Yet for fully two years afterward he would often return to the old hall to participate in her debates. He, too, entered his country’s service as second lieutenant of Co. D. 40th, Reg’t. After the war he studied law, practised at Jefferson, was a candidate for attorney gen- _______________________________ HESPERIA. 89 eral of Wisconsin on the Democratic ticket in 1886, now a member of Gregory, Bird Gregory of Madison. Contemporary with Mr. Bird was Prof. Parkinson, who is now vice-presideut of the University and Professor of Civil Polity and Political Economy. Another one of the prominent debater of those days was W. E. Spencer, who for sixteen years has been a clerk in the U. S. Senate and is now minute and journal clerk of that body. The degree of L. L. B. was conferred upon him by Columbian college, Washington, D. C. in June 1867. Parian J. Ball was captain Co., G. 31st Reg’t Wis. infantry, studied law, was district attorney of Dane Co., two terms. He then moved to Chicago, where he has since been practising. E. O. Hand is a prominent lawyer of the state, and has been County Judge of Racine, Co., thirteen years. P. J. Clawson was 1st Lieut., Wis., infantry. He is a lawyer at Monroe, Wis., and has been clerk of the court and district attorney of Green Co. James M. Bull who graduated from the law class in 1869, was initiated into the society the same year, went to the war and served as Lieut. Colonel of the 5th Reg’t. Afterwards he went west and is now a clergyman at Minneapolis. He revisited the old hall last year and related to the modern Hesperians many an interesting incident of twenty-five years ago. In i860 four names now well known to the people of Wisconsin were added to the society’s roll: J. L. High, J. C. Spooner, W. 1. Wallace, and E. D. Coe. J. L. High's law publications occupy a place among the works of the foremost law-writers. John C. Spooner whose society work gave promise of his later success, left the University in 1864, in time to take part in the last struggle of the war. He marched forth as captain of Co., A, of the 50th Reg’t. After the war he pursued the study of law, and after fifteen years of active practice, he was chosen in January 1885, to the U. S. senate of which body he is now the youngest member. During the days when Mr. Spooner was in society, the political agitation was as lively among the boys as among the soldiers at Camp Randall.90 THE TR0CH0S. What inspirations for the young orators and debaters as from the society hall, they looked over the tented field of Camp Randall. Away went the regiments and many a student was in them, leaving behind his ambitious classmates to fight out with logic and with eloquence, the battles for which they had enlisted with the sword. “In the presidential canvass, a large majority supported the Lincoln and Hamlin ticket,” writes Mr. Coe, “a few were for Douglas, two or three for Breckenridge, and one supporter of the Bill Everet ticket. On the ninth of September, i860, was held the wildest political meeting that Madison ever saw, and the University boys turned out and were wild with enthusiasm.” Ilenrv Vilas and Levi Vilas were both dangerous antagonists in debate on account of their clear logical arguments. I. N. Stewart and G. W. Allen were also effective debaters, the latter being a most fiery speaker. These gentlemen generally defended the Democratic party, while the Republicans found champions in F. L. Ball, P. J. Clawson, W. E. Spencer and John C. Spooner. “Ball was genteel, affable, and somewhat reserved,” says Mr. Coe, “he was liked very much and had good claims to the oratorical championship of the society. Yet in my heart, I believe, as most of the boys did, that the little pale faced thin-bodied John Spooner, was the best debater in the society. He would stand facing and watching the jury, using only one gesture, that of bringing the open right hand down in an emphatic rythmical way upon the palm of his left. Edwin Marsh, sustained the Hesperian reputation for loyalty as 1st Lieut., Co., K, 29th Reg't. S. S. Rock wood aided the cause as 2nd Lieut., Co., E., 13th Reg’t. Frederick Scheiber, an active Hesperian in those days, was sent to the legislature from Milwaukee, in 1883, Mr. Coe, in 1878-79, and was chosen chief clerk of the assembly in 1882, 1885, and 1887, and has been president of the Wisconsin Press Association. W. I. Wallace is a circuit judge in Missouri. After the war lively times were seen in the society. TheHESPERIA. 91 active members of those times were: Frank E. Parkinson, who was the parliamentarian of his day; H. W. Chynoweth, assistant attorney general of Wisconsin for four years; L. J. Rusk, now at Chippewa Falls and a member of the State Board of law examiners; B. W. Jones, Prosessor of law in the university, and member of congress in 1883-85; George W. Raymer, regent of the university and editor of the Madison Democrat, D. B. Frankenburger, Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory in the university; L. W. Colby, who is Col., 1 st Reg’t., Neb., N. G., and has been State Senator two terms and is now practising law at Beatrice, Neb.; II. S. Bassett, now a County Judge in Minnesota; Clark A. Smith, a District Judge in Kansas; L. B. Sale, who has been a University regent and is now practicing law with Chas. E. Vrooman, also a Hesperian, at Green Bay; Vrooman, has been district attorney of Brown Co., for several terms, and R. C. Orr, who for six years was district attorney of Grant Co. The first joint debate between Hesperia and Athena took place in 1867. Five out of the six champions were ministers and the sixth was Hon. B. W. Jones. Hesperia’s team was I. S. Leavitt, F. S. Stein and B. W. Jones. Athena sent Wm. Damon, James Turner and Wm. Huntington. It resulted in a victory for Hesperia. It was held in the old chapel, but afterwards many of the entertainments were held down town in the city Hall or at the Congregational church. The junior exhibitions of those times consisted of three twenty minute orations from three Ilesperians and three from Atheneans, an essay or poem, and a toast. Professor Frankenburger read the first poem.. The work on joint debates was not committed but delivered extemporaneously. Public interest has always run high at joint debates. An active rivalry has existed between Hesperia and Athena from their earliest history. In conclusion; it may seem that we have given the history of men, but Hesperia’s motto is suggestive of men. The want of space has compelled us to leave unmentioned many92 THE TROCHOS. worthy names and deeds. Seven hundred and eighty persons have shared her benefits. The debate of 1884, was perhaps the most hotly contested one in the entire list of the society. She has a fine list of alumni, but many of her more recent names are on the road to fame.HESPERIA. 93 members, W. 8. Buckley. O. H. Ecke. L. W. Jacobs. E. Keller. J. E. McConnell W. E. Black. Geo. Bollinger A. E. Diment. E. T. Erickson. E. R. Johnson. E. E. Brossard. W. B. Cairns. G. C. Cornue. F C. Finkle. M. E. Baker. C. B. Bird. E. E. Browne. M. Buckley. W. R. Cooley. D. J. Donahoe. SENIORS. J. P. Munson. P. J. Noer. W. C. Parraley. F. B. PhelpR. R. M. Richmond. JUNIORS. E. T. Johnson. L. B. Murphy. Jas. O’Leary A. H. Reid. Jos. Rice. SOPHOMORES. C. F. Joyce. W. M. Laugdon. E. 8. Nethercut. B. E. Martin. FRESHMEN. Geo. Fowlie. F. Harrington. Thorwald Hvam. H. D. Kneip. F. G. Kraege. L. M. Kraege. D. E. Spencer. W. W. Strickland. A. E. Thomas. J. R. Thompson. F. W. Winter. J. S. Roeseler. R. R. Selway. J. L. VanOrnum. A. B. Winegar. F. L. Woodhouse. Frank Park. W. G. Potter. R. H. True. N. E. VanDyke. B. C. Parkinson. H. G. Parkinson. W. F. Robinson. J. L. Thatcher. C. G. Thomas. Julien West. »■■■■■■■■ —,1111—I1 M94 THE TROCHOS. @AST LI , Fid-el iter, Felieiter. 18 64. OFFICERS. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Censor, - KATHARINE COYNE. FANNIE FARNSWORTH. - SOPHY GOODWIN. ELANOR BURDICK. - EUGENIA WINSTON.CAST ALIA. 96 HISTORY. The Castalian Literary Society held its first regular meeting January 9, 1864. Starting with a charter membership of forty-one, it numbered seventy-six before the close of its first year. The Society holds its regular meetings every alternate Friday evening in Ladies’ Hall Chapel. Its special meetings during the year are; an anniversary held in connection with one or more of the other societies; and an open session, held usually in the winter term, in the Society Hall. Castalia has taken part in five Junior Exhibitions, winning two victories, and twice have her representatives taken the Lewis prize. In 1884, she was victorious in the Joint Debate held with Laurea. The society is at present in a highly nourishing condition and has a membership of thirty-seven. EH96 THE TROCHOS. MEMBERS. SENIORS. Katharine Coyne. Anna Palfrey. Mary Baldwin (Pharmacy). JUNIORS. Flora Lawson. Mollie B. Conklin. Fannie P. Farnsworth. SOPHOMORES. Knte Bach. Nelli© Kerr. Helen Steensland. Tiillio Baker. Addie Lindley. Kittie Troy. Elnnor Burdick. Fannie McDlhon. Lou Tyner. Anna Christie. Annie Rnch. Sadie Vernon. Margaret Fillmore. Pauline Saveland. May Winston. Sophy Goodwin. Nettie Smith. FRESHMEN. Nellie Austin. Cora Jameson. Kittie Stnpfell. Minnie Bradley. Miriam Jewett. Elsena West. Harriet Gates. Delia Kelly. Eugenia Winston. Eva James. Mary Smith. HONORARY MEMBERS. Katharino Foote. Jennie McMillan. RESIDENT MEMBER. Minn Stone. U (7) ■98 THE TROCHOS LAUREA. 1873. OFFICERS. MARY S. TENNEY, FLORENCE P. ROBINSON, JESSIE GODDARD, NELLIE SMITH, BELLE FLESH, MARY L. CLARK, - Presidrnt. Vice-President. Secretary. Treasurer. Censor. A.ss’t. Censor.LAUREA. 99 HISTORY. The Laurean Literary Society was organized on the 31st of October, 1873, and was chartered in May 1876. It has ever since pursued the even tenor of its way, striving quietly but faithfully to hold its members to the motto “Semper Parata.” Starting with a membership of twenty-four, the society has increased to a membership of thirty-two. Every alternate Friday evening the meetings are held in the chapel at Ladies’ Hall. The regular programme consists of music, oration, declamation, debate and essays. Every member has ample opportunity for excellent drill in these various exercises. In the winter term the society holds its open session. This serves as an intellectual stimulus and furnishes a fair criterion of the work of the society. In the latter part of the winter term the society banquet promotes sociability among its members. ACTIVE MEMBERS. POST GRADUATE. Emma E. Nunns. SENIORS. Katherine Allen Iraogene Hand. JUNIORS. Mary S. Tenney. Lousie McMynn. Mary B. Sarles. Hattie T. Remington. E. May Stewart. Florence P. Robinson. SOPHOMORES. Florence F. Wilson Julia C. Bennett. Ada E. Griswold. Mary L. Clark. Annie A. Nunns. Corn R. Clemens. Elise Roll. Belle S. Flesh. Nellie M. Smith. Jessie Goddard. Flora W. Waldo. Eva C. Week. FRESHMEN. Gertrude A. Barron. Helen E. Martin. Susie Cocroft. Margaret Potter. Lena Hoffman. Phebe Wood.100 THE TR0CH0S. President, Vice President, -Secretary, Treasurer, -Scribe, Censor. Assistant Censor, C. M. Morris. F. P. Moyer. Louis Blatz. J. C. Bloodgood, W. A. Curtis. S. M. Curtis. J. I . Goss. L. M. Hanks. V. D. Hooker. 1883—Burrow's Prize, AS ELPMI . 1881. OFFICERS. MEMBERS. SENIORS. A. D. Rundle. H. J. Smith. JUNIORS. F. W. Kelley. J. L. Millard. C. Fulton. SOPHOMORES. J. B. Kerr. A. T. Leith. W. E. Persons. W. {. Smith. FRESHMEN. F. M. Wooton. PRIZES TAKEN. F. J. Turner. N. S. ROBINSON. J. L. MILLARD. W. R. SMITH. J. D. GOSS. L. M. HANKS. W. E. PERSONS. J. B. KERR. W. R. O’Neil. S. S. Potter. Israel Schriinski. John Stevens. F. L. Ware. F. S. Winger. H. B. Zartman.ADELPHIA 101 HISTORY. Adelphia is the child of poor but honest parents, the Linonian and Calliopean societies. Its birthplace has not been claimed by seven cities and we hope that it will be a long time before its bones (jaw-bones) lie in a like number of resting-places. The Historians agree that the Adelphian Society was formed by a coalition of the members of the Linonian and Calliopean societies in the South Chapel, April 29th, 1881. A room was at once secured in the Capitol and here for two years the society held its weekly meetings. The attractions and distractions of the city, however, proved detrimental to efficient literary work, and in the spring of 1883, the society was removed to its present quarters in University Hall. Here it came into active competition with the other societies, and although they were so much older, richer and larger, yet Adelphia has become their acknowledged peer. Its membership has always been small, both from lack of room and from its belief that best results are obtained by a small but select membership. It has no difficulty in keeping up its high literary standard, but does have difficulty in keeping its portable property from its rapacious neighbors. Adelphia does not point to a long list of glorious deeds. Dating only from ’81, its members have not had time to get into Congress yet, in fact, the members of Adelphia have always had good reputations. Unlike Athena and Hesperia none of its members were engaged in building up the world, but have taken an active part in demolishing the fence which those societies have been building around it. Owing to its smallness it has made no show in public exercises. For the same reason it has appointed no joint debaters “ to ward off the attacks of the debaters of— ”, but the treasurer has purchased a shot gun for the censor and if any dead brick-a-brac hunters, who have been carrying off its antique furniture are found, the coroner will know the cause of decease and need not disfigure the corpse by sitting on it. —HHHHflHHI ■MMHH waamm 102 m THE TR0CH0S. BIL©UN@8VEREIN. President, Vice President, Secretary, T reasurer, Censor, . - EDWARD KREMERS. J. J. BACH, ELISE ROLL. H. C. SCHAEFFER. O. H. ECKE. MBSEBILDUNGSVEREIN. 103 HISTORY. It must be apparent to every one who intends to enter a professional or a business life, in our growing west, that their success will in a large measure depend upon their ability to communicate readily with all the elements of our population. To a few Enterprising spirits, seeing clearly the great influence exerted by the German language in the life of our commonwealth and the consequent advantage of a mastery of so important an element, are we indebted for the organization of the Bildungs Verein, which was perfected November 8th, 1881. Its life in the university has been a quiet one, and its success is attested only by its present flourishing condition and the numerous expressions of gratitude received from alumni for its beneficial influence upon them in days past. By means of essays, declamations, debates etc., we hope to obtain a familiarity with the German language which will enable us to make it of practical use later in life. Besides, however, securing thus all the advantages of a debating society, skill in argumentation and parliamentary practice, we have here opened to us all the rich stores of German literature. We here begin to feel more deeply the influence of Schiller, Goethe, Uhland, whose acquaintance we made in the classroom. In this respect we are especially indebted to Prof. Rosenstergel, who very frequently delivers lectures before the society upon current topics in German literature. The society has also during the past two years held frequent public sessions at which essays and declamations upon the life and works of a particular author were presented. Our strength has never consisted in numbers but in the active spirit of our members bent upon the execution of a useful purpose. Seeing before us no cause, therefore, for the diminution of our labors, and hoping that our prosperity in the future may in every way equal that of the past, we extend a greeting to all the friends of our society.104 THE TROCHOS. MEMBERS. FACULTY. Edward Kremers. SENIORS. Katharine Allen. C. A. Erdmann. E. M. Platt. O. A. Bierbach. R. Keller. W. R. RoBenfltengel. 0. H. Eoke. H. F. Lucdors. JUNIORS. 0. V. Seeber. J. J. Bach. F. Beglinger. E. T. Johnson. Kate Bach. Louis Blatz. SOPHOMORE8. J. S. Roeselor. F. C. Finkle. Elise Roll. J. J. Schindler. Eineline Hoffman. H. C. Schaeffer. FRESHMEN. W. H. Luehr. n106 THE TR0CH0S N©r SAM LAO. 1883. President, -V Ice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Censor, OFFICERS. - P.J. NOER. A. J. OLSON. - TIIORVALD IIVAM H. H. MOE. - J. P. MUNSON. MEMBERS. R. B. Anderson. Thorvftld Hvara J. P. Munson. E. T. Eriksen. F. C. Finkle. HONORARY. 0. A. Buslett. POST GRADUATE. SENIORS. JUNTORS. E. T. Johnson. SOPHOMORES. C. O. Knudson. FRESHMEN. Julius E. Olson. Fritz W. A. Woll. P. J. Noer. Olaf Noer. A. J. Olson. H. H. Moe. S. T. Swanson. NORA SAMLAG. 107 HISTORY. Nora Samlag, the Scandinavian Literary Society of the University was organized in October, 1883, and with the exception of a very short time, it has ever since maintained a prosperous activity. The chief object in establishing the society was to supplement the work of the Scandinavian department of the University by affording its members an opportunity to acquire a more practical knowledge of the Scandinavian languages than can be obtained ordinarily in the class-room. The society meets every alternate Saturday afternoon. The exercises consist of discussions, orations, essays and readings. During the present year the principal work of the society has been a study of the lives and works of the more prominent Scandinavian authors. The lively interest manifested in the work of the society is proof of the growing popularity of these Northern languages at the University. Nor is it surprising that this should be so. The practical value of a knowledge of these languages is at once apparent; yet we believe that the rich field of history and literature to which such a knowledge opens the way is more important, and should alone commend their study to a large number of American students. Scandinavia, although limited in natural advantages, nevertheless possesses a literature scarcely inferior to that of more favored nations. Says William Archer in the September No., of the Fortnightly Review, for 1885: “Those who take the trouble to acquire a knowledge of the Norse language will find it the key to a very interesting social life and a literature of quite extraordinary vigor, charm and open-eyed modernness.” The society is greatly indebted to Mr. Olson for his able and efficient work in his department upon which the success of the society largely depends, and for the interest and active part he has taken in the work of the society. MMMj ’ f PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY. 109 PH RMA©EUTI©AL 8©©IETY. OFFICERS. President, -Vice-President, -Secretary, Treasurer, -Censor, -Assistant-Censor, C. A. ERDMANN. W. M. CARR. O. BIERBACH. N. WERBKE. H. F. FREDERICK. E. L. BABCOCK. MEMBERS, J. A ml rue. E. L. Babcock. 0. Bierbach. J. R. Bryant. C. G. Horn. W. Hoya. J. Hayley. SENIORS. C. A. Boehme. B. Ellsworth. C. A. Erdmann. JUNIORS. Ii. O. Janeck. W. A. Melcher. H. C. Mickleson. E. M. Poser. W. W. Thieman. W. E. Durr. H. F. Frederick. W. M. Carr. N. Werbke. C. E. Wright. A. Zimmerman. HISTORY The Pharmaceutical Society of the University was organized in the fall of 1884, by the junior class. After overcoming a few difficulties caused by class feeling, the society was finally placed upon a firm basis. The object of the Society is to bring the students in Pharmacy together for the purpose of exchanging ideas and discussing the questions relating to Pharmacy that they may be better prepared to meet the requirements of their profession.110 THE TR0CH0S. pmil©matmi ' OFFICERS. President, -Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Censor, Assistant Censor, -Recording Scribe, P. L. SCAN LAN. - C. O. KNUDSON. S. EDWARDS. - A. P. PARSONS. THEO. KRONSHAGE. - A. W. DIBBLE. II. F. SMITH. members. A. A. Bruce. F. J. Classen. J. F. Connor. A. W. Dibble. 8. Edwards. C. 0. Knndson. Theo. Kronshage. H. H. Moe. A. P. Parsons. P. L. Scanlan. W. F. Seymour. H. F. Smith. W. D. Tarrant. E. N. Warner. HISTORY, The increased attendance at the University made the establishment of a new literary society a necessity. Recognizing the need, a number of the lower classmen met on September 17, 1886, and organized a new society. The Board of Regents have granted a suitable room for its meetings. Meetings are held every Friday evening. The programmes embrace essays, debates, papers and declamations. Although the membership is small, it is enthusiastic, which fact alone assures a successful future.GREELEY CLUB. Ill f THE ©REELEY ©LUB. OFFICERS. President, V Ice-President, Secretary, -Treasurer, CHAS. L. HILL. J. R. MYRICK. L. R. BAKER. S. B. SIMONSON. MEMBERS. L. R. Baker. W. R. Chipman. D. L. Cuff. Tom. Coldwell. David Davis. D. 8. Edgerton. P. R. Pox. M. S. Gault. K. S. Goldsmith. G. C. Grisim. F. Henry, Chaa. L. Hill. G. W. Kindlin. Edward Libby. J. R. Myrick. A. Schlew. B. A. Scott. 8. B. Simonson. Ole Suenaon. John Wise. HISTORY. The Greeley Club was organized by the students in the short course in Agriculture, January 14th 1887. Its purpose is the pursuit of literary work, especially the discussion of questions of interest to the farmer. ♦Deceased.“ MW BEPSRfMEMf.LAW CLASS. 113 ©FFI(gER8 ©F LAW ©L SS. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, T. O. OSBORNE. MISS KATE PIER. MR. JENKINS. H. S. SIIEDD. (8) TLAW CLASS. 1 IB MISTORY OF THE LAW CLASS. The ninth of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and eighty six, found some two score of new students in and about the corridors of the capitol, anxously looking for the law school room. Finally some one struck the scent and we all followed it up a dark pair of stairs into what is described in the catalogue as “ an elegant and commodious apartment set apart in the capitol for the use of the law school.” Here the Dean of the law faculty was waiting to greet the new students and speed them on their course with some timely words of advice and encouragement. After he had talked fifteen minutes, Biltcliffe opened a window. At the expiration of a half an hour when each new member was beginning to regard his fellow with suspicion Biltcliffe opened another window, and a senior who had dropped in softly murmured, “You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will cling to it still." In the course of his remarks the Dean said that a good law student should study half the day and talk the rest of the day. The latter part of this injunction some of the students have since obeyed with remarkable and painful assiduity. The personell of the law school comprised two doctors, a minister and two ladies “mater pulchra jilia pule trior.” The latter addition to the class set many of its members hard at work on the subject of attachments while others like the famous Mr. Guppy, were soon ready to file a declaration. The school soon settled down to work. Wednesday the fifteenth of September was a day of fate long remembered by the seniors. They had met for Federal Proceedings when “Spartacus, rising in the midst of that grim assemblage, thus addressed them: Ye call me chief. You will study the United States Constitution and all the constitutions of the several states. Read carefully Bump, Curtiss and Desty. Look over r116 THE TROCHOS all the decisions that ever have been made on this subject. Consult the German, French and English authorities and in your leisure you will find some interesting and well-preserved cases in China.5’ After Biltcliffe had opened the window and picked up those who had swooned, one student faintly gasped, “Is that this terms work?” “ Oh no,” said his Highness blandly smiling, “that is for next week, by that time I will have more leisure and can outline your work.” As the class sadly and solemnly blew out, one member was heard to say, “ this may make votes in the law class but it will not make students.” Occasionally the routine work was relieved by a flash as when the gentlemen in the front seat gravely asked the Professor in Real Property “if a tenantcy for life would hold over?” The history of the year is incomplete without some reference to the examination in common law pleading. The Junior Class having followed those mythical persons, John Doe and Richard Roe in their mad career through the several courts was finally ready for examination; some of the members were a little doubtful about their ability to pass, therefore they determined to secure the paper beforehand; accordingly they invoked the assistance of a tobacconist, one Damm, a name which the aforesaid students probably forcibly mentioned many times during the subsequent examinations. John secured a set of questions the nature of which can be inferred from the following: “ What is the rule of pleading in regard to the geo- graphical divisions of the world?” As to the result of the examinations history is silent. With the close of the fall term the class passed through the mysteries of uses and remainders and out from the shadows of Federal Proceedings. Here the Trochos will leave them wishing them bon voyage—a sunny office and a line of clients as long as those in a barbar shop on a Sunday. May they give dignity to the ermine, eloquence to the foruum, honesty and integrity to every sphere of life.DEPARTMENT OF LAW. 117 DEPARTMENT OF LAW. SENIOR CLASS. Clarence D. Allen, Madison. John P. Anderson, Perry. Grant R. Bennett, Portage. Marion Ellsworth Bieler, Madison. Win. Biltcliffe, Madison. Asa G. Briggs, Arcadia. James Orton Buckley, Black Hawk. George L. Bnnn, Madison. Richard W. Comley, Madison. Lawrence P. Conover, Madison. Joseph Francis Cuddy, Eau Claire. Romaine Elliot Davis, Madison. John L. Erdall, Madison. John J. Esch, Sparta. Charles J. Farmer, Madison Oscar Augustus Fechter, Manitowoc. John Harrington, Bear Creek. Simeon Mills Haye Madison. Burns Qooverson, Stoughton. James M. Hutchinson, Madison. Melvin A. Hoyt, Menomonee Falls. Guy McGlashuu, Beaver Dam. Francis Daniel McMahon, Elms Grove. Harry L. Moseley, Madison. Gideon Ellis Newman, Cooksville. Frank 0. Osborne, Madison. James A. Peterson, Madison. William A. Peterson, Elkhorn. Will G. Palmer, Boscobel. Arthur Remington, Baraboo. Charles Henry Schweizer, [Prairie du Chien Jared D. Taylor, Madison. Nils Marcus Thygeson, Martelle. Aad J. Vinge, Madison. Frederick J. Walthers, Milwaukee. -85 JUNIOR CLASS. John George Bachhuber, Mayville. Hosea S. Beers, River Falls. Michel E. Burke, Beaver Dam. John Melvin Clifford, Madison, Charles W. Compton, Brnzil, Ind. William Nelson Crane,Albert Leu,Minn. John F. Kelly, Packwaukee. George Harry McCloud, Lodi. W’illiam Encly Morrasy, Farmington. William S. McCorkle, Twin Bluffs. J. A. Murphy, Pierce County. John M. Parkinson, Madison. Cecil A. Copeland, Monroe. Frank H. Denison Sheboygan Falls. Frank R. Farr, Eau Claire. C. L. Fifteld, Janesville. William Henry Frawley, Eau Claire WTilliam W. Gill, Madison. Ralph C. Gill, Madison. Anthony C. Graff, Elkhorn. M. A. Hall, Toronto, Can. William Henry Hallam, Madison. Edwin W. Hand, Phillips. S. J. Hangen, Norway. C. L. Hilton, Madison. Clifford Hilton, Fergusan Fulls, Minn. Fred N. Hooker, Milwaukee. Evan 0. Jackson, Menomonee. William Walter Jones, Georgetown. T. L. Kelley, Madison. Kate Pier, Fond du Lac. Kate Hamilton Pier, Fond du Lac. Thomas A. Polleys, Centreville. George M. Popham, Black River Falls. George Harold Smith, Racine. Everette E, Simpson, Northfield. Minn. Henry S. Sloan, Madison. Henry G. Smicding, Racine. James D. Ryder, Waterloo. Henry H. Roser, Madison. R. L. Sabin, Windsor. H. S. Shedd. NVhite water. Geo. H. Sullivan, Stillwater, Minn, Theodore Magnus Thorson, River Falls. George E. Tarbox, Necedah. J. D. Van Dyke, Oconoinowoc. Byrde McKee Vaughan, Grand Rapids. —47118 THE TROCHOS. ' TME EfDWARED 3. RYAN S00IETY, 1883, OFFICERS. President, V ice-President, Secretary, Serg’t-at-Arms, - C. H. SCHWEIZER. - M. E. BURKE. - J. G. BACHHUBER- - C. A. COPELAND. MEMBERS, Allen C. D. Anderson J. P. Armstrong W. Bennett G. R. Biltclift Wm. Bixler M. E. Briggs A. G. Buckley J. A. Comley R. W. Conover L. P. Cuddy J. F. Bachhuber J. G. Beers H. 8. Burke M. E. Compton C. W. Copeland C. A. Crane W. N. Denison F. H. Farr F. R. Frawley W. H. Gill W. W. Grail A. 0. SENIORS. Davis R. E. Erdall J. L. Each J. J. Farmer C. F. Fechter O. A. Harrington J. Hayes S. M. Hoverson B. Hutchinson J. M. McGlashun G. Newman G. E. JUNIORS. Hallara W. H. Hand E. W. Jackson E. 0. Jones W. W. Legg G. McCloud G. H. Morrasay W. E. McCorkle W. S. Owen J. W. Polleys T. A. Popham G. M. Osborne F. 0. Peterson J. A. Peterson W. A. Palmer W. G. Pier K. Pier K. H. Remington A. Schweizer C. H. Thorson T. M. Thygeson N. M WaltherB F. J. ' - • ,-r » 1 ‘l't Smith G. H. . Simpson E. E. Smeiding H. G. Roser H. H. Tarbox G. E. Thompson R. O. Vaughn B. M. Waldo G. E. Hilton C. L. Kelley T. L. “4THE EDWARD G. RYAN SOCIETY. 119 HISTORY, On the evening of Oct. 16th, 1883, a special meeting of the law class, called for the purpose of adopting a Constitution and By-Laws, the Edward G. Ryan Society was first organized. It was thus named in honor of the late Chief Justice of Wisconsin, Edward G. Ryan. The objects of the society may be gathered from the preamble of its constitution which is in the following terms: “We the undersigned, appreciating the advantages to be derived from exercise in debate and parliamentary practice, do hereby organize ourselves into an association for such purposes.” Although, in accordance with this preamble, the debate is made the leading feature of each programme, under the order of “special exercises,” essays, orations, impromptu speeches, and music, are added with evident advantage. All the literary exercises are subjected to the criticism of a member, previously appointed by the president. The officers of the Society are a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Sergeant-at-arms. Upon entering office they are required to take an oath for the faithful performance of their respective duties. On the 15th of May, 1886, the Society was incorporated (without capital stock) under Chap. 86 of the Rev. Statutes of Wisconsin, admitting to membership all students of the College of Law. The Ryan meets regularly every Friday evening in the lecture room in the Capitol. Its meetings thus far have been well attended, and have shown great interest and faithful work. Owing to the large increase in the membership of the Law School, the Society has grown proportionately and now numbers over sixty active members.  ■phi mm FOUNDED 1848.124 THE TROCHOS. PHI ©El_TA THETA. Maine Alpha, Colby University. New Hampshire Alpha, Dartmouth College. Vermont Alpha, University of Vermont. Massachusetts Alpha, Williams College. New York Alpha, Cornell University. New York Beta, Union University. New York Gamma, College of the City of New York. New York Delta, Columbia College. Pennsylvania Alpha, Lafayette College. Pennsylvania Beta, Pennsylvania College. Pennsylvania Gamma, Washington and Jefferson College. Pennsylvania Delta Alleghany College. Pennsylvania Epsilon Dickinson College. Pennsylvania Zeta, University of Pennsylvania. Virginia Alpha, Roanoke College. Virginia Beta, University of Virginia. Virginia Gamma, Randolph Macon College. Virginia Delta Richmond College. North Carolina Beta, University of North Carolina. South Carolina Beta, South Carolina College. Georgia Alpha, University of Georgia. Georgia Beta, Emory College. Georgia Gamma, Mercer University. Tennessee Alpha, Vanderbilt University. Tennessee Beta. University of the South. Alabama Alpha, University of Alabama. Alabama Beta, State College of Alabama. Mississippi Alpha, University Mississippi. Texas Beta. University of Texas. Texas Gamma. Southwestern University. Ohio Alpha. Miami University. Ohio Beta, Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio Gamma. Ohio University. Ohio Delta, University of Wooster. Ohio Epsilon Buchtel, College. Ohio Zeta, Ohio State University. Kentucky Alpha, Centro College. Kentucky Delta, Central University. Indiana Alpha, Indiana University. Indiana Beta, Wabash College. Indiana Gamma, Butler University. Indiana Delta, Franklin College. Indiana Epsilon, Hanover Collego. Indiana Zeta, DePauw University. Michigan Beta, State College of Michigan. Michigan Gumma. Hillsdale College. Illinois Delta, Knox College. Illinois Epsilon. Illinois Wesleyan University. Illinois Zeta, Lombard University. Wisconsin Alpha, University of Wisconsin. Missouri Alpha, University of Missouri. Missouri Beta. Westminister College. Iowa Alpha, Iowa Wesleyan University. Iowa Beta, State University of Iowa. Minnesota Alpha, University of Minnesota. Kansas Alpha, University of Kansas. Nebraska Alpha, University of Nebraska. California Alpha, University of California. North Western, University Evanston. New York Alpha Alumni. Maryland Alpha Alumni. District of Columbia Alpha Alumni. Virginia Alpha Alumni. Georgia Alpha Alumni. Georgia Beta Alumni. Tennessee Alpha Alumni. Alabama Alpha Alumni. Ohio Alpha Alumni. Ohio Beta Alumni. Kentucky Alpha Alumni. Indiana Alpha Alumni. Indiana Beta Alumni. Illinois Alpha Alumni. Illinois Beta Alumni. Missouri Alpha Alumni. Minnesota Alpha Alumni. California Alpha Alumni. r:1 l 125 PHI ©ELTA THET . ALPH CHAPTER. Established l8S7-’61-’80. Wm. F. Vilas. FRATRE8 IN URBE. Prof. F. A. Parker. W. N. Merriam. McC. Dodge Milton Updegraff. L. M. Hoskins. Jos. T. Bennett. L. J. Pickarts. D. E. Spencer. SENIORS. F. E. Bamford. W. R. O’Neill D. S. Clark. 0. Hallam. JUNIORS. A. B. Winognr. F. A. Geiger. It. C. Brown SOPHOMORES. F. L. Wright." G. T. Simpson. Howard Brown. FRESHMEN. E. H. Rogers. F. R. Maurer. LAW CLASS. SENIORS. A. O. Briggs. O. H. Sohweizer. JUNIOR. W. H. linllnin.L_ FOUNDED 1870. T 12B THE TROCHOS. ROLL OF CHAPTERS. Phi .... Beta.... Tau..... Psi..... Lambda. Gamma., Delta... Iota ... Mo .... Kappa.. Xi...... Eta_____ Epsilon. Upsilon. Chi..... Omicron Zeta.... Omega.. Sigma.. Theta... .Boston University.......... .St. Lawrence University .Syracuse University........ .Cornell University......... . Buchtel College........... Wooster University.......... .Indiana University......... De Pauw University...... , Butler University......... . Hillsdale College......... Adrian College.............. .Wisconsin University....... Illinois Wesleyan University .North Western University.. .Minnesota University....... .Simpson Centenary College. Iowa University............. .Kansas University.......... .Nebraska University........ .Missouri University........ .....Boston, Mass. ......Canton, N. Y. ____Syracuse, N. Y. ......Ithaca, N. Y. ......Akron, Ohio. .....Wooster, Ohio. .Bloomington, Ind. .. Greencastle, Ind. ____Irvington, Ind. . . .Hillsdale, Mich. .....Adrian, Mich. .....Madison, Wis. .. Bloomington, 111. ......Evanston, 111. Minneapolis, Minn. ... Indianola, Iowa. ... Iowa City, Iowa. .Lawrence, Kansas. ......Lincoln, Neb. .....Colombia, Mo.KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA. 1 KAPPA KAPPA ©AM MA ETA CHAPTER. 1875. 80R0RE8 IN URBE. Florence Bascom, A. B., B. L., B. S. Anna Bates Butler. Anna Brings Dean. Delia G. Lyman, M. D. Anna Burr Moseley, A. M. Bertha Staples Pitman, B. L. Bello Brnndonhnrg. Agnes Campbell Butler. Mary Hill, A. B., B. L. Flora Estelle Mears. Helen R. Oliu, B. L. Elizabeth Veeder Thorp. SENIORS. Mary Sylvia Tenney. Juliet Claire Thorp. JUNIORS. Harriet Trayne Remington. Ella May Stewart. Mary Benton Sarles. SOPHOMORES. Ada Eugenia Griswold. Katharine Margaret Krech. Flora Curlena Moseley. Eva Clara Week. Mary Hasoltine Ela. Margaret Irvin Potter. FRESHMEN. Anna Maude Sanborn, Phoebe Wood.mm (Ssmmi. FOUNDED AT OXFORD. MISS.. 1872.132 THE TROCHOS. ROLL OF CHAPTERS. Psi.... Lambda Zeta ... Eta.... Bigma.. Alpha.. Upflilon, Chi..... Xi...... Theta... Omega. Phi_____ Taa ... .Oxford.................... .University of Minnesota.. .Albion College............ .Buchtel College........... .North Western University .Mt. Union College......... St. Lawrence University. .. .Cornell University........ .University of Michigan.. . .Adelbert College.........' .University of Wisconsin .. .University of Colorado.. Iowa University............ .......Mississippi. Minneapolis. Minn. ..............Mich. ......Akron. Ohio. ......Evanston, 111. ..............Ohio. ......Canton, N. Y. ......Ithaca, N. Y. .. Ann Arbor, Mich. .. .Cleveland, Ohio. .....Madison. Win. ......Boulder, Col. . .. Iowa City. Iowa. %  DELTA GAMMA. 133 ©ELT @ MIV|A. OMEGA chapter. Lnlu Byrne. Florence Cornelius. Fannie Ellsworth. Bose Fitch, Katharine Allen. May Brown. Jessie M. Cole. Belle 8. Flesh. Grace A. Lamb. 1=881. • V,__ % 80E0RE8 IN URBE Alice M. Lamb. Asst. Astronomer. Annie Storer. Annie Stewart. Annie Wood. SENIORS. Emma V. Drinker. Imogene F. Hand. Kate Pier.(Law) JUNIORS. Fannie F. Farnsworth. Sophie M. Lewis. SOPHOMORES. Jessie Goddard. FRESHMEN. Susie S. Wegg. SPECIAL STUDENTS Mario A. Bock. Maud Gernon. j ✓ wm DEM UPSIMN. Non-Secret. FOUNDED AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE IN 1834. L J______________ i36 THE TROCHO ROLL OF CHAPTERS. Williams College, - , 1834 Union College, - 1838 Hamilton College,.......................................................1847 Amherst College, - 1847 Western Reserve University, - - . - - 1847 Colby University, - 1852 Rochester University, . 1852 Middlebnry College, - 1856 Rutgers College, - 1858 Brown University, - I860 Madison Univorsity, - 1865 University of the City of New York, ..... 1865 Cornell University, ....... 1869 Marietta College, ....... 1870 Syracuse University, ....... 1873 Michigan University, 1876 Northwestern University, - . 1880 Harvard University, 1880 University of Wisconsin, 1885 Lafayette University, - 1885 Columbia College, - 1885 Lehigh University, ..... 1885 Tufts College, - 1886 ALUMNI CHAPTERS, New York. Boston. Providence. Chicago. Ithaca. Cleveland. Rochester. Minneapolis. Albany. C40 lOCX'-COC L Si ..MW KbELTA UPSIbbN. 13 ? ©ELT UPSIL0N WISCONSIN CHAPTER. 1885. FRATRES IN URBE. Rev. O. P. Bestor, J. C. Ford, Hori. J. G. McMynn, Rev. H. A. Miner, P. H. Perkins, Hon. David Taylor, Brown ’72. Hamilton ’51. Williams ’48. Williams ’53. Cornell ’75. Union ’41. FRATER IN FACULTATE. Edward Kremers. SENIORS. William Willis Strioklund. Claude Valentine Seeber. Ambrose Par6 Winston. JUNIORS. Fredolin Beglinger. Robert R. Selway. SOPHOMORES. Rodney Howard True. Frederick Harvey Whitton. FRESHMEN. George Albert Walker. LAW CLASS. Thomas A. Polleys. — 15 7 (jfiMMfl PHI BE¥1, FOUNDED 1874. _140 THE TROCHOS OAMMA phi bett , FOUNDED 1874. ROLL OF CHAPTERS, Alpha..........................Syracuse University.......................1874 Beta...........................University of Michigan....................1882 Gamma..........................University of Wisconsin...................1885  GAMMA PHI BETA. @AMMA PHI BETA, Established 1885 ACTIVE MEMBERS. SENIOR. Minnie E. Knox. SOPHOMORES. Jefwie M. Boll. J. Cora Bennett. Marne L. Clark. Cora R, Clemena. Nell M. Smith. Helen A. Steenaland. Flora W. Waldo. FRESHMEN . Gertrude A. Barron. Grace Graham.142 THE TROCHOS. BETA TMETA PI. PHI KAyPPA PSI. ©Ml PSI. 8I@MA ©Ml- The above fraternities dosirod no further representation.144 THE TROCHOS. « ©EPARTMENT FOR I EF@RM IN @®LLE 8E P©LITI@S, 4 Indent Ode? ef Hpn@ties A BURLESQUE, On things before. This—and more.(10)146 THE TROCHOS. Kf PPf UPSIL0N. Established 1886. MOTTO When fade the stare our order dies: In mind, not wealth true merit lies. OFFICERS Grand Worthy Hypnotic, Worthy Hypnotic, Princeps Hypnotic us, Adjutor Hypnoticus, Doctus Medicus Hypnoticorum, Cutos Thesauri Hypnotici, -Scriba Hypnoticorum, Vicecomks Hypnoticorum, Diaconus Hypnoticorum, -Receptor Spiritorum, Vates Astrologus, W. S. BUCKLEY. R. KELLER. H. F. LUDERS. O. H. ECKE. J. S. ROESELER. W. F. ROBINSON. A. H. REID. E. E. BROSSARD. R. F. TROY. JOS. RICE. JAS. O’LEARY. KAPPA UPSILON. 147 HISTORY. While the fury of war devastates two countries, subtle forces are at work changing the opinions of the hostile nations and soon the olive tree overshadows the ruins of destroyed cities. While the cyclone with irresistible force sweeps over the country, simultaneous agents in air and earth are reestablishing the equilibrium of the different regions. The battle is still raging between the spiritualists and those who assert their senses to be the only avenues of knowledge and yet will not trust even their testimony if it controverts preconceived doctrine. Yet although the masses are still surging to and fro in the vicissitudes of this battle, there are few souls gifted with higher sensibilities that respond readily to messages that lie outside the range of phenomenality. Silently thus, the occult forces demonstrate their existence and thus decide the battle. In the silence of night some of these chosen few sat in abstract contemplation of the social order existing in the Pleiads, measuring the flitting moments by the meteor trains which, passing their range of vision, would brighten momentarily the rosy illuminations of the Aurora. Suddenly they felt as if surrounded by unseen presences and to their minds came the revelation of a state of existence different from our ordinary one, and of beings living in spheres beyond in such state of existence under the direct guidance of the hidden noumena of the universe, moving there in rythm with the music of the spheres, which instead of being a philosophical phantasm, is there the first immediate effect of noumenal causes in the physical world. The Pleiadeans recognizing the exaltation of their condition have associated for the universal extension of their mysterious power, and the universal establishment of their own condition ■ITHE TROCHOS 148 of highest spirituality, transmitting it from soul to soul, from planet to planet, from sphere to sphere by means of the telepathic conductivity of the fourth dimension of space. Thus only those beings who previously already have attained to some measure of higher life, and have penetrated by their sensibilities into the fourth dimension will be reached by the messages and the divulging of their wisdom and power to minds unredeemed from debasing physicality is thus absolutely prevented and the truths of the higher life imbuing the K. Y. and cultivated by them are received thus only by those prepared for their reception. In accordance with revelations transmitted and received as above some chosen spirits became on our planet lirst elevated to the highest spirituality. Finding soon other souls of high pervasiveness they organized the first terrestrial representative of the institution for the culture of the highest truths ever accessible to human insight, establishing the Alpha Omega chapter of the K. Y. Whatever be the objection to secret organizations, it will be inapplicable to this, as the very object of the order restricts insight into its aims to those who have unconsciously embraced its principles. Publicity of its purposes would avail to others no more than light to blind. Therefore, we say to those yet roaming in the gloom of materiality: See the light and it will warm thee, Feel its rays and we’ll be with thee.KAPPA UPSILON. 149 MEMBERS. J. A. Buckley. J. O. Buckley, W. S. Buckley. (). H. Ecke. J. H. Gabriel. F. J. Colignon. F. W. Gage. J. L. Carey. E. E. Brossard, W. C. Bennett. D. E. Kiser. HONORARY MEMBERS. E. D. Matte. A. J. Ochsner. H. Grotophoret. ACTIVE MEMBERS. LAW CLASS. J. J. Each. SENIORS. R. Keller. H. F. Luders. R. F. Troy. JUNTORS. J. O’Leary. L. B. Murphy. J. Rice. E. I). Swinburne. SOPHOMORES. H. W. Peterson. F. Park. FRESHMEN. M. Buckley. J. Harrington. J. P. Munson. P. J. KOER. G. E. Roe. A. E. Diment. J. S. Roeseler. A. H. Reid. H. C. Schaeffer. C. W. Hunt. W. F. Robinson. PHARMACY. 0. Noer.natural History club. 151 NATURAL HI8T0RY @LUB, OF THE •University ®f X ise@nsin, 1882. OFFICERS, H. F. LUEDERS, H. L. RUSSELL, R. H. TRUE, - President. V ice-President. Secretary. MEMBERS. I)r. E. A. Birge. F. W. A. Woll. FACULTY. Prof. F. L. Sargent. Ed. Kremers. Prof. F. B. Power. R. E. Blount. SENIORS. J. H. Gabriel. H. F. Lueders. Louis Blatz. JUNIORS. H. L. Russell. L. M. Squire. R. H. True. SOPHOMORES. Frank Park. E. B. Hutchinson. Richd. Schreckenbach. F. L. Harrington. FRESHMEN. C. G. Thomas. E. H. Rogers. W. C. Bennett. PHARMACY. 0. A. Bierbaoh. E. L. Babeook. C. A. Erdmann.:' 152 THE TROCHOS. HISTORY. The Natural History Club of the University was founded in 1882 for the purpose of giving to the students of the University an opportunity for extended original and special research in the various departments of the natural sciences. Its meetings are held once in two weeks. The regular programme consists in the reading of papers on Botany, Zoology, Histology, Anatomy and Geology followed by discussions. During the Fall and Spring terms excursions are frequently made for the purpose of securing specimens. Besides the work done by the students the club frequently has lectures by the instructors and professors in the scientific departments. The club keeps the Journal of the Royal Society of Microscopy on file in the periodical alcove in the college library.I A Am .tmr ♦4 THE U. W. ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERS. 153 THE U, W. ASS©©I TI©N ©F ENGINEERS. President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, -Censor, OFFICERS. W. R. ROSKNSTENGEL. - J. L. VAN ORNUM. W. G. POTTER. - E. P. WORDEN. W. II. HOLCOMB. MEMBERS, A. D. Conover, C. E. Storm Bull, M. E. L. M. Hoskin, M. S. HONORARY. Professor of Civil Engineering. Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Instructor in Civil Engineering. Practical Mechanics. u. l. Jtving 7 Superintendent Machine Shops. SENIORS. F. E. Bamford. A. J. West. W. C. Parmley. W. R. O’Neill. J. F. Ellis. W. R. Rosenstengel. JUNIORS. J. R. Thompson. C. P. Bossert. L. M. Hancock. E. F. Erikson. J. L. Carey. E. D. Swinburne. J. L. Van Ornum. SOPHOMORES. W. A. Rogers. E. M. Lawton. L. A. Dunham. W. G. Potter. A. W. Richter. John 8tevens, Jr. F. J. Harriman. James Me Donald. FRESHMEN. F. LI. Wright. X. Cavorno. A. J. Hoskin. R. B. Clarkson. E. R. Maurer. S. Edwards. W. H. MoFetridge. E. P. Worden. V. R. Parkhurst. E. I. Philleo. B. L. Worden. L. W. Kroncke. H. K. Spencer. SPECIALS. 0. C. Uehling. J. Phillips. J. F. Connor. F. W. Dnmke. F. W. Blodgett. D. L. Fairchild. F. L. Woodhonse. G. A. Brown. S. L. Brown. J. F. Case. W. H. Holcomb. C. M. Mayers.154 THE TROCHOS. HISTORY. Through the efforts of the class of ’85, a society was formed, known as the Association of Engineers of ’85.” The object of the association was to supplement the work of the class room and create a deeper interest in engineering subjects. It was highly successful as far as the class of ’85 was concerned, but not meeting the demands of the entire engineering department, a new association was formed in 1886, open to all engineering students, which association is now an essential feature of the department. Monthly meetings are held, at which a regular programme, consisting of papers and discussions on engineering and mathematical subjects, is presented. The facilities for this original work are now excellent; the numerous engineering pamphlets, journals, and periodicals in the engineers reading room, furnishing the best and most recent data concerning plans, designs, and details of construction and operation of all the most important engineering works, structures, and machinery.THE CHEMICAL CLUB. IBB THE @HEMI©AL ©LUB. OFFICERS. President, ... PROF. W. W. DANIELLS. Vice President, - - PROF. H. P. ARMSBY. Secretary and Treasurer, DR. H. W. HILLYER. MEMBERS. FACULTY. Professor of Chemistry. ProfeRBor of Pharmacy and Materia Professor of Agr. Chemistry, f Medica. Professor of Metallurgy. Instructor in Chemistry. Assistant in Pharmacy. Chemist of Agr. Experiment Station. Ass’t. ChemiRt of Agr. Experiment St. SENIORS. Ja8. R. Thompson. JUNIOR. Louis Blntz. RESIDENT MEMBERS. J. M. Dodson, M. D. A. F. Jonas, M. D. C. S. Sheldon, M. D. W. S. Bayley. C. H. Bernhardt. H. B. Favillo M. D. W. W. Daniells. F. B. Power H. P. Armsby. 0. R. Van Hise. H. W. Hillyer. E. Kremers. F. G. Short, F. W. A. Wool, W. C. ParmleyBK .- 1B6 THE TROCHOS. HISTORY. The Chemical Club was organized by the adoption of its constitution Oct. 7, 1886. The object of the club as stated in its constitution is: To broaden the knowledge of its mem- bers in chemistry and to increase their interest in that science, by reports on current chemistry pure and applied, as found in the various journals; by reports on scientific work done by its members, and by occasional lectures or essays on chemical subjects. The club will collect as opportunity arises materials for a chemical cabinet. The meetings of the club, which take place the first and third Thursdays of each month, have been very interesting well attended by the members. The sessions have been devoted for the most part to reports on subjects of general interest as taken from the current chemical journals. As general chemistry, organic and inorganic, agricultural, technical, metallurgical and mineral, medical and pharmaceutical chemistry are represented by different members who make them specialties, the variety of topics is considerable. The club is making a card catalogue of the principal articles in the lead-ing journals of the vatious branches of chemistry, which it is hoped will be valuable in time as a means of ready reference.MADISON CONTEMPORARY CLUB. 157 M ©I3©N @©NTEMP©RARY ©LUB. The club is formed to meet the wants of the young people of the city and students of the University. It is not organized for systematic study but for informal discussion and conversation upon contemporary and practical questions. All persons, both old and young are cordially invited to attend its meetings and any person may become a member on application. The club is divided into five sections as follows: Contem- pory History, Current Literature, Social Science, Modern Art, and Recent Discoveries. A leader is appointed for each section who has charge of the work in that department. At each meeting it is purposed to have reports by paper or otherwise upon two or more topics, to be followed by informal discussion. The club holds regular meetings in the parlor of the Unitarian church on alternate Wednesday evenings. The officers and leaders of sections are as follows: OFFICERS E. W. HELMS. - F. J. TURNER. MISS H. O. THOMS. ' - MISS MINA STONE. REV. J. II. CROOKER. LEADERS OF SECTIONS. President, Vice President, Secretary, -Treasurer, Director, Contemporary History, Current Literature, Modern Art, Recent Discoveries Social Science, Miss Florence Delaplaiue. Prof. D. B. Frankenburtfer. Miss .Jessie Lewis. Iu M. Hoskins. S. A, Harper. 159 THE TROCHOS. OFFICERS. MARY I. TENNEY, ----- President. A. P. WINSTON, ----- Vice President. MINNIE BRADLEY, - Secretary. R. H. TRUE,....................................Treasurer. The University Christian Association was organized in 1871. The aim of this association is to develope Christianity among the students of the University. To this end our test of membership is Christian character; we dictate to no one a definition of Christianity. Church membership is not required; experience has shown that membership in the association leads to church membership. It is co-educational; we believe that in religion, as in education, the two sexes should stand upon the same basis. The association has always been non-sectarian in its creed and practice. Our aim is Christian living, not theology; hence we welcome all Christian students without regard to church affiliations or theological beliefs. In addition to the regular work of the association, lectures for religious instruction are provided. There are frequent sociables during the year. Last year the association established a Sunday School in East Madison, a district remote from the city churches. This is supported wholly by the students, and has a regular attendance of over fifty. We believe that this effort to extend the Kingdom of Christ is productive of great good to both scholars and teachers.Y. M. C. AND Y. W. C. ASSOCIATIONS. 159 Y©UN© MEN'S AN© Y©UN@ W©MEN’S ©MRISTIAN ASS©© I ATI ©NS, OF THE University ©f Wise©nsin, OFFICERS OF THE Y. M. C. A, W. C. PARMLEY, E. L. BABCOCK, Jr. -E. N. WARNER, -E. S. NETIIERCUT, -L. M. SQUIRE, - President. - Vice President. Rec. Secretary. - Treasurer. Cor. Secretary. OFFICERS OF THE Y. W, C. f . SUSIE COCROFT, -LOUISE M. McMYNN, -KITTIE B. STUPFELL, -SOPHIA M. GOODWIN, LILLIE D. BAKER, - - President. Vice President. - Rec. Secretary. Treasurer. - Cor. Secretary. No. of Active members in Y. M. 0. A........................4f No. of Associate members in Y. M. C. A................................11 No. of Active members in Y. W. C. A...................................20 No. of Associate members in Y. W. C. A................................ 0 86 Total. Dec. 1, 188G,160 THE TR0CH0S. I HISTORY Y. M. C. A. This asssociation was organized under the International Y. M. C. A. constitution, June 9, 1881, with a charter membership of eight. In common with all other V. M. C. A. organizations it is founded upon a strictly evangelical basis, being in active connection with both the State and the National Y. M. C. A. Its purpose is “to promote growth in grace and Christian fellowship among its members, and aggressive Christian work, especially by and for students.” Any gentleman student who is a member in good standing of any evangelical church can, on reading and subscribing to the constitution, become an active member of the association. Any gentleman student of good moral character is eligible to associate membership. In the Spring of 1884 the association united with the University Christian Association’on an evangelical basis. In less than a year, however, in the interest of Christian Truth as understood by evangelical churches, the present Y. M. C. A. was reorganized, Jan. 15, 1885. Since then the association has steadily increased in power and usefulness, its success thus being demonstrated. Y. W. C, f . ! — The purpose of this association is the same as that of the Young Men’s Christian Association. It was organized in the Fall of 1884 with a charter membership of six and is in harmony with both the State and the National Y. W. C. A. Its success has been equalled only by that of the Y. M. C. A. MEETINGS. |: Sunday, 3:30 to 4:30 P. M............Joint Conference. Thursday, 6:45 to 7:30 P. M................Y. M. 0. A. Prayer Meeting. Wednesday, 5:15 to 5:45 P. M...............Y. W. C. A. Prayer Meeting. Song Services, Missionary Moetiugs, etc., interspersed throughout the year. For the benefit of the new students a reception is held by the two associations at the opening of the college year. A lecture course, consisting of eminent men, is carried on during the year.THE UNIVERSITY CHANNING CLUB. 161 THE UNIVERSITY ©MANNIN© ©LUB, 1886. OFFICERS. President, -Vice President, Secretary, -Treasurer, J. H .GABRIEL. - ANNA G. PALFREY. FLORENCE P. ROBINSON. - W. W. CUTLER. MISTORY. The University Channing Club was organized in the Fall of 1885, for the purpose of satisfying the religious wants of those students who felt the need of some organization where they could meet and discuss religious questions from a liberal standpoint, and thus afford to one another mutual religious helpfulness. The Club also forms a center for the cultivation of the social nature of its members, and for the distribution of religious literature among the students and alumni of the University. The meetings of the Club are held fortnightly in the parlor of the Unitarian church. Students of the University and members of the faculty are always welcome. During the current year the chief work of the Club consists in a study of New England religious life with special reference to the development of the present Unitarian faith. This work is supplemented by sociables and Sunday evening lectures Although the life of the Club has been short, its work has been productive of highly beneficial results. This is proved by its steady growth and by the deep interest manifested in its meetings. (n)162 THE TROCHOS. THE E@IS. The Aegis Association was formed by the adoption of its constitution June 17, 1886. The Aegis is now the only college paper in the University and is owned and controlled exclusively by the students. It is published weekly during the college year. The following is its present management: EDITORS. Managing—J. E. McConnell, H. E. Briggs. !E. F. Dwigiit, Oscar Hallam. J. L. Van Ornum, II. F. Luedkks. J. S. Roeskler. Local—F. W. Kelly, E. R. Johnson, Belle Flesh. Personal—R. F. Troy, Cora Bennet. Literary—K. L. Cowdery. College News—J. J. Schindler. Law School—C. H. Sciiweizer. Pharmacy School—E. L. Babcock. OFFICERS. President, -Secretary, -Business Manager, -Assistant Business Manager, J. H. GABRIEL. J. S. ROESKLER. R. S. KOLLINER. F. A. GEIGER. Terms, per Annum, in Advance, - - $1-75. Address, Box 54, Madison, Wis.164 THE TROCHOS. THE BA TTALI©N. STAFF OFFICERS. Major, - Lieut. L. Lomia, U. S. A. COMMISSIONED STAFF OFFICERS. Adjutant, - W. R. Smith. Quartermaster, - - - A. J. Olson. NON-COMMISSIONEI) STAFF OFFICERS. Sergeant Major, - - - C. E Ware. Quartermaster Sergeant, - - J. II. Feeney. COMPANY COMMISSIONED OFFICERS. Captain, - - - - J. M. Bunn. First Lieutenant, - - - E. B. Hutchinson. Second Lieutenant, - - W. Langhdon. Second Lieutenant Additional, R. C. Brown. NON-COMMISSIONEI) OFFICERS. ' W Sergeant, -Second Sergeant, Third Sergeant, - Fourth Sergeant and Color Ser. 'Vrs Corporal Second Corporal, - Third Corporal, Fourth Corporal, F. H. Whitton. F. S. Winger. L. Durand. H. L. Pugh. J. H. Martin. R. B. Clarkson. W. N Parker. T. Kronshage, Jr.feATTALIOti. 16B COMPANY "B." COMMISSIONED OFFICERS. Captain, First Lieutenant, Second Lieutenant, L. M. Hanks. F. P. Tibbits. J. B. Kerr. NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS. jRrs Sergeant, Second Sergeant, Third Sergeant, -Fourth Sergeant, First Corporal, -Second Corporal, Third Corporal, Fourth Corporal, - J. F. Case. A. C. Rietbrock. - G. C. Cornue. H. W. Skinner. - E. P. Worden. J. C. McMynn, Jr - W. C. Brumder. A. W. Dibble.OFFICERS OF THE BATTALION BAND. V f Sergrant and Band leader. Staff Servant and Aut. Ltadrr, Staff Sergeant, and Ifrmm Major, 0. M. William . - R. N. Wiuu. . G. T. Snmo . MEMBERS, C. W Brunei. R. B. Greon. 8. T. Lni . R. 8. NelhercuU. C. h. mm. L. 8. Smith. E- V. W lemma. 8. Edwards. W. II. Holcomb. R. R. Maurer. P. Park. B. D. 8bear. J. L. Thatcher. 106 THB TROCHOS.168 THE TROCHOS. I MUSICAL ©R@ANIZ TI©NS. UNIVERSITY CHORAL CLUB. “I’m never merry when I hear such music.” —Shakespeare. OFFICERS. T. A. POLLEYS, LOUISE TYNER, C. E. NICHOLS, ANNIE L. WOOD, PROF. F. A. PARKER, President. Vice President. Sec. and Treas. Librarian, Musical Director. SOPRANOS. Gertie Barron. Edith Comstock. Kate Foote. Ada Griswold. Eva Haner. Bertha Hines Mahlo Ingraham, Annie Jonas. Addie Lindley. Minnie Oakley. Mary Pickarts. Emma Rosensteugel. Pauline Saveland. Kstella Schulhof. Susie Sterling. Sadie Storm. Clara Sutcliffe. Olive Thayer E. L. Williams. Phebe Wood. ALTOS. Katharine Allen. Kate Bach. Ada Barry. Florence Delaplaine. Susie Cocroft. Rose Fitch. Helen Gleason. Annie Gussman. Anna Henry. Alice Holt. Eva James. Nellie Leith. Mary McGovern. Lillie Oppel. Kate Pier. Blanche Ryder. Mary Scamptou. Nina Sloat. Mary Storm. Kittie Stupfell. Addie Tate. Lon. Tyner. L. Wood. Jennie Wright. Minnie Ashby. Lillie Baker. Cora Clemens. Emma Drinker. MUSICAL ORGANISATIONS. 16S Eleanor Favill Sophy Goodwin. Minnie Gussman. Imogene Hand. Delia Haner. Josie Holt. Carrie Howe. Grace Johnson. Nellie Kelly. Minnie Knox. Flora Lawson. Annie Marston. Jennie McMillan Florence Robinson. Anna Sanborn. Marne Sarles. Nettie Smith. Helen Steensland. Grace Sterling. Mina Stone. Kittie Troy. Susie Wegg. Florence Wilson. Annie Wood. SENORS. Frank Bresee. A. Buckmaster. B. Ellsworth. W. L. Gilbert. C. R. Hill. Burns Hoverson. J. Knudson. A. M. Leland. L. B. Murphy. F. Park. W. C. Parinley. T. A. Polleys. J. Rice. J. R. Thompson. Fred Winter. G. F. Witter, Jr. F. W. Woll. F. L. Wood house. BASSES. J. J. Bach O. Biorbach. R. Blount. S. L. Brown. H. Calmer. S. L. Cook. E. Couch.. F. Dumke. J. Ellis. J. Feeney. H. Gabriel. L. M. Hancock. E. W. Hand. J. Hullinger. J. A. James. E. R. Johnson. E. Johnson. R. Keller. C. Knudson. F. G. Kraege. W. Langdon. B. Martin. J. 11. Martin. F. McGovern. E. Meland. C. M. Morris E. Nethercnt. C. E. Nichols. J. P. Payne. L. J. Pickarts. W. H. Pier. E. H. Rogers. H. H. Roser. E. Schmidt. C. V. Seeber. R. R. Selway. W. Soymour. E. E. Simpson. Geo. Simpson. H. Skinner. L. Squire. S. Swansen. A. E. Thomas. Grant Thomas. R. F. Troy. J. L. VanOrnum. L. G. Wheeler. E. Wieman. A. Winogar. F. L. Wright. INSTRUMENTAL sextette, Pianist and Directory - C. E. Nichols. First Violin - - C. H. Sohwkizkb, Second Violin, W. L. Gilbeut. Flute, - Jamks Goldswobtiiy, Comet, ------ C. P. Bobsxbt. Violoncello, - - J. D. Hullinokb, Jb170 THE TROCH0S. UNIVERSITY ©LEE ©LUB. .“I hate those potent madmen Who keep all mankind awake.” —Lee. OFFICERS, E. F. DWIGHT, -R. B. HOVERSON, - F. L. WOOD HOUSE, -O.H.ECKE, President. Vice President. Secretary, Treasurer. E. F. Dwight. FIRST TENORS. R. B. Hoverson. J. M. Bunn. T. A. Polleys. SECOND TENORS. F. L. Woodhouse. J. F. Case. C. M. Morris. FIRST BASSES. W. W. Jones. C. E. Nichols. H. H. Rosor. SECOND BASSES. R. R. Selway. 0. H. Ecke. i — Vi — ATHLETICS. 173 atmleti©s, .....“Our strength is marvelous; Hut our brains and barren heads stand as much In want, of cultivation as the prairie soil. ' —Adapted. ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, OFFICERS. W. E. KRAMER, - President. A. B. WINEGAR, ... Vice President. GEO. T. SIMPSON, - - - Sec. and Treas. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Seniors.—R. F. Tboy and J. R. Thompson. Juniors.—D. S. Clauk and I. Suuimski. Sophomores. A. J. Olson and J. M. Bunn. Frcshmen.—James MoCullky and C. M. Williams. Law.- H. 8. Sloan. FIELD DAY—JUNE 16,1886. Three-legged Race, -Standing High Jump, -Base Ball Throw, Quarter Milo Run, Egg Race, Running Broad Jump, Putting the Shot (201bs), One hundred yard dash, Standing Broad Jump, -Potato Race, Pole Vault, - - Mile Walk, Mile Run, Backward Crawl, 220-yard Race, Running High Jump, -Hurdle Race, Hop, Skip rnd Jump, Backward Run (60 yds), Sack Race, C. P. Bossert and C. - Lawrence Murphy, R. B. Hoversou, - - C. L. Beach, -W. Rosenstengel, - A. E. Dinient, Lawrence Murphy, - J. M. Parkinson. -J. M. Parkinson, - - Chas. John, C. P. Bossert, - Burns Hoversou. J. Kerr, - G. S. Parker, -Lawrence Murphy, Lawrence Murphy, A. E. Dinient, - A. E. Diment, -R. E. Men nett, R, E. Men nett, - .John. 4ft. in. 303 ft. 7 in. - G1 sec. 7 sec. - 17 ft. 6 in. 28 ft. in- - 11 sec. 9 ft. 3 in. - 18 sec. 8 ft. - 9 min. 65 sec. 5 min. 24 % ftec- - 20 sec. 22 sec. - 6 ft. 2 in. - 86 it. 2 in. 9 sec. - 19 sec. UNIVERSITY BASE BALL NINE. 175 UNIVERSITY B SE BALL NINE. THE LEAGUE CHAMPIONS FOR 1886. E. D. SWINBURNE, 2 b., Captain. F. E. CHANDLER, p. M. L. HARPER, 1 b. J. R. TH0MP8ON, 8. 8. W. E. KRAMER, 3 b. G. 8. PARKER, L f. D. S. CLARK, c. f J. C. JAMIESON, r. f. G. T. SIMPSON, c. C. L. BEACH, c. f. W. R. O’NEILL, Scorer. Players and Position. Bat’ng Field- T B ing. 1 Runs 1B.H. Tot.B P.O. A. E. Parker, 1. f .453 .833 22 7 10 14 5 0 1 Beach, c.f .375 .444 16 7 6 6 6 0 8 Chandler, p. j .273 .831 22 4 6 7 8 46 10 Swinburne, 2 b .200! .967 20 4 4 4 11 18 i Simpson, c .150i .941 20 3 3 3 43 5 » Kramer, 3 b .18.647 15 3 2 2 6 5 6 Harper, lb .1301 .852 23 4 8 3 52 0 9 Jamieson, r. f .056; .767 18 2 1 1 6 1 2 Thompson, s. h .OOC .667 18 4 0 0 8 9 6 ♦Disabled. Struck out 29. Bases on Balls 9. U. W. TENNIS ASSOCIATION. President, Secretary and Treasurer, Governor. C. E. Nichols, H. J. Smith, J. C. Bloudgood, E. R. Johnson, J. B. Kerr, W. T. Lathrop, J. L. Leavitt, Robt. Clarkson. HONORARY MEMBER. 0. D. Brandenburg. SENIORS. W. R. Rosenstengel, A. J. West. JUNIORS. SOPHOMORES. A. T. Leith, W. R. Smith. C. E. Ware. FRESHMEN. Loyal Durand. LAW CLASS. E. R. JOHNSON - F. W. KELLY. W. R. SMITH. A. D. Rundle. J. D. Hullinger, F. W. Kelly. F. L. Ware, F. S. Winger, H. B. Zartman. W. D. Hooker. Grant R. Bennett. F. N. Hooker.176 THE TROCHOS. U. W. F00T-BALL SS0@l TI0N. OFFICERS. President, - - - - - H. L. RUSSELL. Secretary, - - - - - J. S. BACON. ( J. H. GABRIEL. Executive Committee ; A. A. BRUCE. ( A. J. OLSEN. FIRST ELEVEN. Hack. W. H. Holcomb. Half Back. J. F. Case. J. C. Bloodgood. Quarter Back. A. A. Bruce, Capt. Forward. J. S. Bacon. W. C. Brumder. R. B. Clarkson. J. H. Gabriel. J. S. Thatcher. H. L. Russell. SECOND ELEVEN. Back. W. R. Cooley. Half Back. C. O. Knudson. F. S. Winger. Quarter Back. W. E. Black. Forward. C. B. Bird. V. R. Parkharst. W. A. RogorR. E. A. Wigdalo. B. H. Meyer. E. P. Worden. Center Busk. Center Bush. A. J. Olsen. W. R. Rosenstengel, Capt.178 .1 THE TROCHOS UNIVERSITY B©AT (SLUB. DIRECTORS. W. R. O’NEIL, - - President. C. I. KING, - - Secretary and Treasurer. Prof. LUCIUS HERITAGE. A. E. THOMAS. F. B. PHELPS. MEMBERS, H. W. Hillyor. L. M. Hoskins. A. E. Thomas. W. C. Parmley. W. R. O’Neil. F. B. Phelps. James Goldsworthy. Louis Blatz. Prof. R. D. IRVING. Prof. E. A. BIRGE. Prof. H. P. ARM8BY. Prof. LUCIUS HERITAGE. Prof. W. W. DANIELLS. Prof. J. B. PARKINSON. C. I. KING. Ed. Kremers. W. S. Tapper. W. N. Parker. J. B. Kerr. F. Beglinger. J. H. Gabriel. W. R. Rosenstengel. Ohaa. M. Morris. F. J. Turner. F. L. Porter. Chas. N. Gregory. J. R. F. Trottman. W. H. Merriam. Oscar Hallam. Mrs. Wm. Trelease. Fred. H. Whitton. In the Spring of 1886 a number of students conceived the idea of forming a Boat Club Association. The scheme soon took a tangible form;—a grant of land for a building site on the lake shore of Lake Mendota opposite the lower campus was obtained from the Regents of the University; a stock company was incorporated and plans for a building adopted. UNIVERSITY BOAT CLUB. 179 The house was to have been put up last fall, but the Board of Directors did not possess sufficient means to erect a suitable building, so the matter was deferred until the Spring of 1887 in the hope that in the meantime financial aid might be obtained from the Regents and from private subscriptions. The plans adopted by the Directors for the Club’s house call for about $800. The building will consist of an upright fifty-eight feet long and twenty-eight feet deep, and two wings each sixteen feet long and twenty feet deep. The main part has two stories, the upper one of which will be used for carpenter and paint shops, and dressing rooms. The building will accommodate sixty-two boats and eight shells. The price of shares has been placed at ten dollars, each share entitling the holder to a place for a boat. An annual rental of three dollars for members of the faculty, and two dollars for students, will be charged to defray current expenses. The government of the association will consist of a board of live directors elected annually on the ninth Saturday of each spring term. The natural opportunities for boating at the University are unrivalled by those of any other college in the country; and it is to be hoped that this effort to secure permanent facilities for this healthful and enjoyable sport will meet with a hearty support. 180 THE TR0CH0S. U. W. T@B©@@AN ©LUB. 1887, President, - W. R. O'NEIL. Vice President, - II. B. ZARTMAN. Manager, - - W. H. HOLCOMB. Secretary, - - A. j. HOSKINS. Treasurer, - R. C. BROWN. Attending Physician, C. S. SHELDON, M. D. A. M. Leland. W. Brumder. J. C. McMynn. M. Youmans. John Goss. F. W. Stearns. W. A. Rogers. John M. Bunn. E. P. Worden. C. Fulton. J. B. Kerr. F. L. Woodhouse. F. Pittman. Fred Kelley. E. L. Babcock. C. P. Bossert. Chas. Ware. F. B. Phelps. I. Shrimski. A. J. West. C. M. Mayers. J. F. Case. C. M. Morris. H. Brown. A. B. Winegar. W. H. Merriam. F. L. Wright. P. P. Meyer. J. D. Hullinger. G; A. Brown. W. R.'Rosenstengel. Nat Robinson. W. E. Cramer. W. E. Black. F. A. Geiger. W. D. Hooker. W. W. Jones. J. A. Millard. W. Smith. E. M. Platt. 0. Hallain. W. Linsey. G. H. Baxter. J. H. Gabriel. Frank Ware. W. R. O'Neill. R. M. Richmond. John Stevens. F. I. Collins. A. E. Thomas. E. J. Cassoday. W. H. Holcomb. P. J. Noer. J. R. Trottman. C. M. Tailing. A. J. Hoskins. J. C. Bloodgood. R. C. Brown. F. Kronshage. (List not complete at going to press.) Length of chute 5(H) ft. Perpendicular descent. 120 ft. Situated at Washburn’s observatory.mm182 THE TROCHOS. ©U©E ©LUB. (Re-organized 1886.) Motto:—We toil not, neither do we study; yet Solomon in all his glory wan not arrayed like one of us. C. O. KNUDSON, -W. R. SMITH, -C. R. HILL, -C. M. MORRIS, -J. C. BLOODGOOD, President. Vick President. Secretary. Treasurer. Overseer of Laundry Work. MEMBERS. Hill. Morris. Hallam Bloodgood. Dockery. Kolliner. Rundle. Ex-ofllcio. ♦Hullinger. Hohnbach. Jacobs. Phelps. Morrison. Smith W. R. Meyer. Brossard. Gage. Millard. Eckel. Kramer. Oleson. Bollinger. ♦Johnson, E. R. Luders. Buckley. ♦Geiger. Knudson. Goss. Joyce. Roe. Scanlan P. L. 0n Probation—That is, though not typical dudes it is hoped by good example and company to bring them up to the standard. (All Agricultural students are honorary members.) COMMITTEES. Look Out Committee. On Collars, and Equalization On Plug Hats. (To recommend new members.) of the height of the same. Smith, W. R. Chairman. Millard, Chairman. E. R. Johnson, Chairman. Hohnbach. Liiders. Hullinger. Kolliner. Kramer. Phelps. On Inspection of Blacking. (To this committee are referred all patent blacking manufactnrerers wishing to bring their articles to the notice of the club.) Dockery. Morris. Roe.184 THE TR0CH0S. A M0URNFUL LIST Of those Members of '88 that were dismissed from Drill on account of Disability, with the Horrible causes of their Disabilities, Bach..................................Spiritus frumenti. Clark.................................Athleticitis. Brown.................................Constitutionally tired. Roe...................................Chronic inertia. Squire..................................Non Compos prohibitus. RnsseJl ................................Cyclopoity. Gage.....................................Delirium tremens. Friday..................................Amor Lomine. Murphy....................................Congestion of a rod of Corti. Cutler....................................Detailed for foraging. Jamieson...................................Chronic postmastery. Keeley....................................Religious seruples. Morrison...................................Corporosity. Cummings ....................................“Maw’’ didn’t want me to. Stone......................................Too crude. Geiger,......................................Cranial vacuity. Doty.........................................Inhorent fear of a gun. Rice.........................................Vulneratua a cupidine. Robinson......................................Ambitio frustrate • • • •"BOBBY." 186 " B0BBY." Of Bobby, who, of all the senior class, Is marked for fame by all that may him pass, Sing Heavenly muse; take up thy harp awhile; Thome lofty hast thou and may well beguile Some passing moments; nay, rather should I say What muso could silont bo; what poet, pray. Knowing the man, could lay aside his pen And seek repose before he there and then Had sung the praises of this man of men? In stature small yet great in intellect His manner and his diction most correct:— Those piercing eyes that through the glasses gleam Search through and through; at least, it so would seem To one on whom his glances fall When in the ranks neglecting the roll-call. Uproar would cease when e’er he spake a word Or from its scabbard drew his shining sword. Preeminent in recitations when Professor much delighted marks him ten; Proficient in the agricultural art, In husking corn he has no counterpart. As business manager of the “Aegis,” he Absorbed the “Press” and thus the field left free For widely circulating college news Of “Aegis” editors, whom students choose. Extemporizing, ho has at command A wide vocabulary and a gesturing hand. But e’en to the great calamities befall; Brave Hector fell before the Trojan wall; Hannibal was by Scipio defeated; And ReguluB from Carthage’s walls retreated; Wolfe won Quebec, just then, his pulse grew still, And valorous Warren fell at Bunker Hill; So, too, our hero, diapito his virtues rare Mot a mishap. T’was at a class affair; The lordly seniors did the barn adorn, And round wore baskets piled with yellow corn; Sweet music swelling filled each dark retreat And o’er the floor gay tripped the flying feet. Our hero, mingling in the joyous throng, Sudden grew conscious there was something wrong, And said: “Excuse me for a moment please; In fact”—then gains composure by dogrees “I’ve broken my suspender,” Such his fate, ’Twas weak and he discovered it too late.186 THE TROCHOS. -[ WANTS, To be impressive..................................................Witter. Honors............................................................Winter. To be hazed......................................................“Rosy.7' To get into a fraternity..................P. H. McGovern. To get out of one..................................................Geiger Agents for his new work entitled “Schemes and Intrigues,” an official pocket guide............................Keeley. A position as professor of materialistic Psychology C. M. Morris D. D., LL. D. To be modest......................................................Briggs. A moustache.........................................................Doty. Pie........L. A. Dunham, author of Freshman Piary and finder of rifle bands. A “chaw”..........................................................“Ruby.” Rye bread.......................................................Richmond. To give away a first mortgage on paradise and a mechanic’s lien on the Temple of Wisdom........................Parmley. To board at Ladies’ Hall.........................................Selvvay. To exchange conditions for property up town...............Rundle. A shave......................................... .... Hill. To succeed Phil Sheridan......................W. R. Smith. Some Gates..........................................................Rice. Some brains...................................J. H. Martin. A beard........................................O. Hallam. To mention Keller's courtship in the Trochos....Ed. Board. To have it left out...............................................Keller. To exchange an old worn out pony for real estate.... Kramer. To grow..........................................................Tibbits. To be a Junior................................Morrison. To be salted or smoked..............................................Bacon To repudiate the payment of his election bets..........Goss To learn how to spell..........................W. Martin To be witty..........................................................Moe. To “bumm”.....................................Ik D. Shear. To sing............................................................Jones.CONUNDRUMS. 187 I vm: - ' Wft A GcQ'kcy ox Xuy £ vpilj; — @©NUN©RUMS. (Only one to be taken before each meal.) (Diluted in water, a Bure cure for consumption—of grub.) What is the difference between a Freshman wearing his Tam O’Shanter and a Senior wearing his silk plug? Ans.—In the former case the hat detracts from the looks of the individual, in the latter, the individual detracts from the looks of the hat. Why will Gabriel never be a coward? Ans.—Because when he gets older He will get bo(w)lder. What is the difference between B. E. Martin and wine? Ans.— Wine improves with age. Who is the heir-loom of the Freshman girls? For Ans.—Apply to the gold bowed instructor of Rhetoricals. What is the difference between a famous historical character of the 17th century and the business manager of the “Aegis?”188 THE TROCHOS. Ans.—The one was a man with an iron mask and the other is a man with an iron jaw. Why does “Rosy” appear dull s' Ans.—Because he was born so. Why are Prof. Williams’ jokes like the beefsteak at Ladies’ Hall? Ans.—Because they are by no means rare. What is the difference between Pat McGovern’s hair and a mule? Ans.—The one is “rid” and the other is ridden. What kind of coin is the most numerous in the University? Ans. Nichols and Kate. What is the difference between Holcomb and Jumbo? Ans.—llolcomb is a “ Frat.”THE PEDESTRIANS. 189 THE PEDESTRIANS. Imagine me if you can; I can beat any young man When n walk I take Around Third Lake. Don’t be rash with your bets, young man. Oh! bet with me if you dare; I tell you, young man. beware! For how I can walk Ie U. W. Talk. I'm a girl who always “gets there.” K jAl© ©F --------------, Maid of R------, before we part, I come to claim from you my heart. Three years and more you’ve held it fast. But law-ful freedom comes at lust. By those bangs that grace that brow. By those eyes that charm e'en now. By those lips that sweetly smiled. You my poor Sophomore heart beguiled. Maid of R------, those years are gone. You hold my heart no more in pawn. For while I “tickets” bought with care, You thought of home and “some one" there To whom you wrote each day or so. Me a vita, te amo. m190 THE TR0CH0S. MILITARY Bf lLL. | A .1 unior, Hitting on tho stops of tlie Gymnasiam, soliloquizes. ] Here I’m Hitting sad and lonely, where of old the bugle’s blow Used to make us weary Sophomores, run and stand in double row; Now the memories crowd upon me of the days which then we know. Of our toilsome daily drilling, of inspection, of review. Here of old our marching columns, with a firm and steady tread, Slowly paced through this same doorway, with the Commandant ahead. In the fall and spring, tho campus was our daily drilling ground. And the lordly upper classmen used to laugh and stand around; But when chilling blasts of Boreas whistled through the naked trees, Here within this cold gymnasium, we were asked to drill and freeze. One cold evening twenty cadets, fearing frost bites and disease, Thinking all their action harmless, staid at home and took their ease; Then the commandant grown angry, hearing that a plot was formed, Made the other cadets tremble as around the “Gym,” he stormed. On the next day twenty students were suspended from the school For their mutinous intentions, and their disregard for rule; But the Commandant grew lenient when he found they meant no wrong. They returned but with a warning that they will remember long. Then again, I well remember how we came one winter’s night. When the sky above was cloudless and the stars were shining bright, Through that window there we entered, and we burst the armory door, Took the bands from off the rifles, threw the ramrods on the floor; Then we stealthily retreated with the bands all in a bag, Hid them near to Lake Mendota underneath a jutting crag. Vain the midnight expedition! Vain the taking of the bands! For we next had heavy muskets, fitted for Cyclopean handH. To the Adjutant, a package was delivered by express. That this package held the gun bands, was the universal guess; Now the Adjutant, delighted, tore the heavy box-lid loose, Then turned pale with consternation at the skeleton of a goose; Bold again, picks up the goose bones, thrusts them quickly in tho fire While the Commandant stands by him, and can scarce repress his ire. Ah to, I well remember how. another wintry night To the Commandant’s headquarters, we repaired without a light. From its haunts, his blue apparel through the pitchy darkness boro ■MILITARY DRILL. 191 To a place I dare not inentiou, where we left it on the door. Other memories crowd upon me, other scenes again I see. How they quickly flit before me! but while I ponder moments flee; They must vanish for the present; time and place do not inhere For such sordid recollections of the past eventful year. To the Gym. last night I wandered, and the Fresh, and Sophomore There were handling the same rifles, that we did a year before. Again the bugle sounded loudly, to the ranks the cadets rushed. Every sergeant shouting fiercely, till the noisy throng was hushed. Next, the roll call was in order, “Here” the answer one by one, From a “carry” to an “order” dropped successively each gun. 'Twas the Friday for inspection, and each officer with sword And with Lomiandrine helmets looked like some great ancient lord: Then there enters through the doorway, something wonderful to see. Smith, the Adjutant is coming, wrapped in all his dignity. Now he stops and calls “Attention,” cadets come to “order arms,” And he roads the orders gruffly, as one used to war’s alarms. How my pulses coursed and fluttered, as I stood thereon the floor Listening to the solfsamo chestnuts that T heard a year before. Now he read out the delinquents and offenses for the week, And among the various others was this pet ingenious freak; On the second of October, absent Donahoe from drill, Dirty shoes October second, and his gun not cleaned with skill. Andrew Alexander Bruce, dirty socks October third, Absent on the following day private West and private Bird. On the third Lieutenant Tibbits, had his board not neatly trimmed, And the lustre of Pier’s buckle was a trifle too much dimmed. And so the list continued, till at last there was an end. Then the adjutant oxhorted them their erring ways to mend. Next I heard him read the orders; “General orders No. f ” “All cadets in the Battalion who for offices would Rtrive” “Will be present on next Monday to receive a special drill,” “And three sergeants will bo taken from those having greatest skill.” “Recitation in the Tactics once a week at half-past four,” “The class in French will meet me daily, Room 1 », on the third floor.” “The next lesson will be pages twenty-two to forty-six,” “And the officers are cautioned, they must study their tactic .” “All cadets in the Battalion must have suits of navy blue.” “Each sleeve of blouse should have three buttons; let no cadet, have but two.” “On front of blouse five buttons not all gathered at the throat,” “Each three inches from another; do not have them more remote.” So the ordors wore continued, I am sure thoro wore a score. They reminded me of others I had heard a year before. Then I waudered on around them, taking in the whole affair And 1 found the old Battalion, had within it G(urious) Ware. There was sad degeneration, for one lordly officer,192 THE TROCHOS. E’on with shoulder straps and trappings, was none other than a Kerr; And I wondered if the Colonel was not merely bent on fun, When ho picked out for n captain that audacious baker’s Bunn. Again I thought the Colonel had become a husbandman; For I noticed on one corner a little bleating Lamb, And a Ramsay too I found there, as you would expect to hear But I couldn’t find exactly when they would be fit to Shear. When I’d gone a little farther, lo a uoisy Drake I found, And a full grown Hart stood quivering, as if ready for a bound. Then a long legged Bird I noticed and when I had reached the band Strange to say there stood a Dunke with an instrument in hand; But when I had wandered farther, terror did ray heart strings nibble. For a hideous form before me, was none other than the Dibble. 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VfssolMs '-ongrogaliotisl. Out Mui.Wr. Iwimhoooj 'Ik Joy AdCtttirtTnkso two tnPop. moke a hargaio Singing iKorltU. Blowing the Coach. Compiling Dictionary of (VdiMgo slang- Moral' n Mi ei«owj. Keeping how for Papo. Tyii Writing. Impromptu debater Teaching the DttrrtM . Sbopheftbosu lu.utui.t Moil Corrier196 THE TROCHOS. -1- f MIED-AUTUMN NI@MT'S SCHEME OR THE SOPHOMORE GIRLS' FENCE. A TRA@E©Y. DRAMATIS PERSONAE. Patbioiub. -A Gentleman of Frinch Exthraction and Overseer of the Campus. Pkkx.—Friend and Aide de Camp of Patricius. Professor Kohknhtknobl. Professor Kerr. Professor Bull. Professor H kbit auk. Pbofehbob Frankf.nburokb. Mbs. Whitton. Sophomore Girl. Freshman Girl. Junior Girl. Senior Girl. Patbioius Man Friday.—A warrior of the order of HephaifltOB. Other Students. Hall Girls, Attendants etc. Scene.—University of Wisconsin. Hall Flowers. : Mourners. ACT I. Night. Rotunda in University Hall. Enter Prex. Solus. Prex. Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sou of Cork; And all the cold that made a lap robe twine About our French professor’s bony knees Is to Athena's hall forever banished. Now must tho window’s gaping mouth Blow in porvasive draughts of oxygen To cool the Soph’s expanding heated brain If Patrick stirs the lire. It is An ultimate, intrinsic fate —In spite of Spencer, Hamilton and Bain Mandsley. Murphy. Lewes, and Carpenter,— That of all the faithful hearts that beat Patricias has the biggest. Lo. he comes. Enter Patrioius. Sadly. Prex. Well met, Patricius: Why this cloudy front?A MID AUTUMN NIGHT'S SCHEME. 191? Patricius(saluting) Be me troth, Misther Prisident, me little body is a weary of this great world. Prex. We must, with the grapple of causation, pierce through these shallow words to the bed rock of your feelings. Has aught gone wrong within our college halls? Patr. Methinks the very wnrrld is upside down; No more, at night, I hear the whistle shrill. Nor the vile squealing of the wry-necked conch; No more my trusty club doth seek a cushion soft In the fair tresses of the Freshmen wild As to the gym. he hies to haze the brawny Soph. I’ve not been in the cistern for a year Nor found upon my garments taint of tar— Used to keep my courage in a sticking place That the vile deeds of darkness might no resistance meet. I long to mix with action lest my soul Should, with the body, shrivel up in dotage. Oh wore the dormitories tilled with bhys again! The year drags on as doth the co-ed girl When going to the hall, at ten at night. Think you this will change? Prex. I yearn for thee, Patricius. Thy life, ’tis true Needs some excitement, thy spirits to renew. Patricius. The moon shines bright. In such a night as this — When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees And they did make no noise in such a night, The funeral chants sung o’er poor ’84 Roro like sweet, incense to the weeping stars While muffled drums were beat. Prex. In each a night Did juniors fearfully o er trip the dew And with the spoons and cake steal silently away And with the mantle of the night about them Sit down to frozen cream. Patricius. In such a night. With coal tar in their hands, Came Sophomores upon the base cream thieves. And skulls were cracked, and noses broke, Until our peaceful streets were red with gore. Prex. In such a night The Seniors drove to Edgerton And lost their carryall. Patricius. In such a night Was thy Patricius gagged, I198 THE TROCHOS. The while that dormitory justice fell In diamond dyes upon the raven locks Of the defendant. Prex. And in such a night Did Junior fence—destroyers soak, With their destructive matches, in Mendota’s wave. Patrioiua. Aye, ’tie a gruesome night for some strange deed; And shall it pass and no bold student heed? Let us take heart; The night invites to haze— Haze while the moon shines, shedding pale, sad rays. Come; let’s away. Prex. And wait a fray. Exeunt. ACT. II. Scene. Ladies Hall; the Chapel after supper. [At first is heAnl a confused hum like the sound of many sewing machines. It rises and fulls ’til finally is hoard the still small voice of the Sophomore girl.] Soph. O. (Pensively.) Oh dear! Fresh. O. (Pertly.) He isn’t here. Soph. O. (Viciously.) Cutey! Fresh. O. (Sarcastically but coolly.) Beauty! Chorus of Girls. A fight; a fight! (They Sing.) See our curl papers rise With indignant surprise At the thought of a fray. Oh, dear girlies, desist; Bang with tongs, not with fist For the latUrr our faces dismay. Senior Girl to Soph, ditto. Why so sad? Why did you sigh and say “Oh dear?” Soph. G. Life is so dull. Not even a rumor of college spirit creeps into these gloomy cataoombs. The boys don’t call ’cause there’s nothing interesting to talk of. They’ve no class spirit. I sat last Saturday night ’til ten waiting for a card, but none came. I felt like poor, doar Marianna. Do you remember what she said? Senior Girl (sympathetically.) No. What was it? Soph. Girl. “He cometh not” she said; She said “I am weary, weary I wish I were abed.” Senior G. Poor dear. I say girls, why don’t you do something original, yourselves, and set the boys an example. If I wasn’t so dignified, I would. Soph. G. That’s a schomo. We appreciate your good will, blit of course your’e too antique to plan anything now.A MID-AUTUMN NIGHT'S SCHEME. 199 | The rest of the conversation is lost in confusion, during which the girls all gradually disperse except the Sophs. These remain and hold a noisy consultation. Above the tumult are occasionally distinguished such words as fence, turkey-red calico, Ashby, boards, guard, roost, etc. At last they all depart singing mysteriously]: By the lire Escape, Without a light. In hood and cape, At dead of night To the campus we’ll descend; We’ll make a fence Trimmed o’er with red. Twill be immense On its bars, to spread Our flounces and it defend. Exeunt omnes. ACT III. The Campus. Time; Eleven: thirty P. M. Enter Patricius and Friday from opposite directions. Patricius. Who comes ? Friday. One. who from afar hast seen. Thy beacon eye gleam o’er the field Outrivalling the moon. I greet thee, Master. Patricius. Hail, gentle Friday. Had not. my heart Been in my mouth, tranced from pulsation It had sure beat quicker as I heard thy tread. But. as Prof. Williams says “I was not present.” But mark me; hast set a guard Within the Janus portals of the Gym? Friday. The watch is set with perfect care; Not Updograff himself had done it better. Patricius. He’d rather watch a sheep-fold then the Gym. But how about Lomia? Is his helmet safe? Friday. Aye, safer than a green condition card From theft, at any students vandal hand; Shrimski and Tibbitts pace about its walls Like inastifTs round St. Peter’s dome. Patricius. ’Tis well; the helmet’s safe enough Should not the siren tones of catgut Trance the warders from their duty. And Main Building? Will aught of hay Be strown upon its floors?200 THE TR0CH0S. Friday. I know not, yet I fear. (Alarum of Conch in distance). Lord save us, Hark! What clarion voice was that, that pierced mine ear? Patrioius. Tut, man, silence! Got thee to yon tree And be as small as is the man That ponies on his Payee. (They relive behind trees.) Patrioius. (Examining his dark lantern.) How ill this taper burns; The joint-debaters heated gas would sure burn brighter. It seems that something weird and dread were brewing o’er the night. | Enter from the direction of the Hall a long procession of figures in gossamers. They move silently toward the campus.] Patrioius. Angels and ministers of grace defend us; Be these spirits of health or goblins damned; Bring with them airs of Heaven or blasts from Hell; Be their intents wicked or charitable; What ever bo their import; they shall fool Patricius’s scabbard holds a sword of steel. Friday. Marry, Good master, do ghosts grow shorter Thau their semblance in the flesh? Methinks, these are the same dwarf imps That put to sleep old Rip Van Winkle. They surely are not stretched by racking In the depths. Patrioius. Wouldst joke, man, while entering thy hearse? Silent be, and as they near us, use thy club. [They remain concealed, while the procession, with calico in their hands, draw softly on.] Patrioius. (Springing forth.) Friday, lay on, Sieze them by their beards and show no mercy, (lie grasps thejlrst.) First Figure. Yon Wretch 1 Second Figure. You beast! All the Figures. Heaviugs!!! [Patrick feels an ear-ring in the ear of one and, without a struggle, he dies of enlargement of the heart, holding out his club beseechingly to the first figure, and crying faintly:] Strike me, Vile carrion that I am; Forgive, Forg—(Dies.) [Friday flees; The girls scream; the alarum-bell in library hall sounds, and then comes a mingled crowd consisting of Prex, students, hall girls, Mrs. Whitton and various Professors. As they pass by the dead body of Patricias, wails are heard. Meanwhile the bell tolls.]A MID-AUTUMN NIGHT’S SCHEME. 201 Junior Gii'l, (Excitedly) Good Lord, girls, rat’s dead! Prof. Prankenburyer, (Dolefully) I can not see How that may be. Prof. Rose)istenyel. It was a great pity. Mrs. Whitton. I appreciate the circumstances; I’ve often had enlargement of the heart Towards these same girls. And many times and oft They’ve nearly been my death— So much larger have they made my heart Than I myself did stretch it. Alas, poor Patrick! Prof. Kerr. Alas, poor Patrick; I knew him, Lucius, A fellow of infinite jest Of most excellent fancy; And doth he lie so low! Prof. Heritage, Requiescat in pace. Prof. Bull. 0, Good my Lord, no Latin. I am not such a truant since my coming As not to know the language I have lived in. Prex. Peace; break you off and lot mo give To this fair corse a stroke of explication. His was a life of sorrow, tempered with a sunny wit; But when he spoko his orders E’en the Freshmen quaked, fixed in his shoes, He guarded well the dormitory boys And—to my knowledge—ne’er a plenum was. His spectacles did ever frankly gaze in face of friend or foe. Alas! that such a life should thus Be blighted in its bloom. He died —As he most wished—in action. And now at peace with all the world he sleeps. So let him rest. And some kind providence Send us class spirit with the least o’ fence. [The curtain falls during a dirge by the University Band while the procession moves slowly out.] Card to the public. It was with the greatest reluctance that the author yielded to the stern literary necessity of killing off Patricias; but he saw that either the play or Patricius must die. The murderer, therefore, plead guilty; but claims indulgence, since, like Bottom, when he roars beneath the lion’s skin, he roars as gently as is consistent with the nature of tragedy.202 THE TR0CH0S. E©@ENTRI@ITIES. W. W. Str-ck-l-nd. “Eternal smiles.” —Pope. G. F. W-tt-r. A wit with dunces, and a dance with wits. W. R. R-s-nst-ng-1 “Yon beat your pate, and fancy wit will come; Knock as you please, there’s nobody at home. —Pope. W. R. Sm-th. “A good lustre of conceit in a tuft of earth. —Shakespeare. A. J. W-st. “Art is long.” —Longfellow. D. S. C-l-rk. Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one. kHe was a veray parfit gentil knight.” —Chaucer. A bold bad man. F. W. K-ll-y. J. H. G-br-1. K. L. C-wd-ry. He would pun thee into shivers. L. M. H-nks. “Ful longe were his leggos and ful lene, Ylyk a staf. ther was no calf y-sene. —Chaucer. R. S. K-ll-n-r. “Just less than Jove, and much above a king.” —Pope. __ECCENTRICITIES. 203 N. R-b-n-s-n. F. A. G--g-r. F. P. M-y-r. “O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful In the contempt and anger of his lip.” Shakespeare. Love me little. “0 wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us.” —Bums. L. B. M-rph-y. W. W. C-tl-r. R. Keller. “A wild tremendous Irishman, A tearing, swearing, thumping, bumping, Ranting, roaring Irishman.” —Blackwood. “When he eats, Famine threats.” —Pope. A moon-struck, silly lad. E. F. Dw-ght. “The noblest Roman of them all.” —Shakespeare. W. R. O’ N-l. “An Annie-mated young man.” —Anon. W. S. B-ck-l-y. “So vile your grimace, and so croaking your speech.” --Ijessing. C. M. M-rr-s. % Spreading himself like a green-bay tree. J. L. M-ll-rd. “Too late I staid: unheeded flew the hours ’ Spenser. J. E. Me C-nn-11. Romeo! O. H-ll-m. In fobm and moving how oxpress and admirable!204 THE TROCHOS. J. O’ L-ry. W. H. Il-lc-nb. “Hist! I hear his voice. —Shakespeare. “Fat as a whale and walked as a swan.” -Church. S. G. P-tt-r. A. D. R-nd-le. “Pert as a pear-monger I’d be. If Sadio were but kind.” —Gay. S. S. C k. The Senior’s judgment all the crowd admires. “Pan himself, The simple shepherd’s awe-inspiring God! Wordsworth. E. R. J-hns-n. “Must now every hour of the twelve be employed, What with driving aud visiting, and danciug and dining; What with learning, and teaching, and scribbling and shining.” —liyron. W. E. Kr-m-r. “Weary, I am weary! —Miller. J. J. B-ch. Oh for a lodge in some vast wilderness! R. R. S-lw-y. “Oh. nose! I am as fond of thee • As any mountain of its snows! I gaze on thee, and feel that pride A Homan knows!” —A non. G. E. R-e. “His study was bnt litel on the Bibel.” —Chaucer F. L. W-dh-se. “Of all the notable things on earth, The queerest one.” 1 —Saxe.ECCENTRICITIES. 205 F. P. T-bb-ts. Amo, Amor, Amabor. J. D. H-ll-ng-r. “Wild ambition loves to slide, not stand.’- —Dry den. B. Fl-sh. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. S. C-cr-ft. I have been young, and now am old. F. L. L-vvs-n. Sigh’d and look’d unutterable things. E. F. B-tt. Love me little, love me long. J. M. C-le. “Whom Jews might kiss and infidels adore.” —Pope. F. P. R-b-ns-n. Order is Heaven’s first law. A. M. Br-wn. While she shuts the gate upon one wooer, Another knocks at the door. L. T-n-er. ’Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone. M. S. T-nn-y. “80 wise so young, they say do ne’er live long.” —Shakespeare. E. V. Dr-nk-r. “A civilized man can not live without Cooks.” — Meredith.206 THE TR0CH0S. M. E. Kn-x. “A sweetish girl.” —Anon. M. B. C-nkl-n. Molly is a beauty, Has an acute eye; No lass so flue is, Molly divine is. S. S. W-gg. “A rose-bud set with little wilful thorns.” —Tennyson. A. E. Gr-sw-ld. Wherefore, those dim looks of thine. Shadowy, dreaming Adeline? A. G. P-lfr-y. “Sweet is true love though given in vain, in vain. —Tennyson. L. M. Me. M-nn. “And yet she seemed busier than she was.” —Adapted from Chaucer. li. T. R-m-ngt-n. ‘The very pink of perfection.” — Goldsmith. K. B. St-pf-11. “A gazelle-eyed princess.” —Millet M. B. S-rl-s. Two souls with but a single thought Two hearts that beat as one. L. D. B-k-r. If to her share some female errors fall Look on her face, and you’ll forget them all. J. C. B-nn-tt. Amo, Amor, Ainabor. E. L. J-m-s. Who may express thee!ECCENTRICITIES. 207 Fqcqlty.--J. B-sc-m. He was a shrewd philosopher. W. S. T-pp-r. My son these maxims make a rule And lump them a’the either The rigid righteous is a fool The rigid wise nnither. —Burns. S-B-ll. “Little of all we value here.” — Holmes. W. F. A-ll-n. J. C. Fr-m-n. F. J. T-rn-r. F. G. Sh-rt. “We will not touch upon him ev'n in jest.’ — Tennyson. Satire should, like a polished razor keen, Wound with a touch that’s scarcely felt or seen. A diagnosis of our History. The short and the long of it. W. H. R-s-nst-ng-1. His bark is worse than his bite. W. H. W-ll-ms. ‘Twas Presbyterian, true blue. W. A. H-nr-v. J He war a jolly soul. A. K-rr. "And only through the faded leaf The Chestnut patt’ring to the ground. —Tenjiyson.208 THE TROCHOS. @MR©n©l©@y. May ». The bauds are discovered. Dunham is the Columbus. May 7. Col. Lomia offers the services of the University Battalion to the State to aid in quelling the Milwaukee riot. May 8. The Ball Nine is beaten by the Beloits 9 to 0. Air blue! weather wet!! Koser shaved! May 10. Prof. Seymour is cheered by the melodious horse fiddle, Glee club, and U. W. Band. Lemonade flows copiously. Prex. seeks shelter from the Band and Lomia regrets that he has no cigars with which to hire the Band to cease playing. May XI. The man “who done his duty without his supper’’ is welcomed homo by Col. Lomia and Battalion. May 14. Hesperia spends two hours discussing the moral character of Fin-kle. Jury disagree. May lfi. Ball game at Lake Mills. Cold day for Madison. May 17. The Ball Nine playR the EvanBtons. Rubertus Francesco strews the ground with Mickies slain. May 18. Sophomore boys in groups discuss the dangers involved in asking a girl to go to the picnic. Sophomore girls in groups look meek to encourage the boy8. May 22. Sophomore picnic at Tonyawatha—Shrimski came home very Week—and Murphies were bought for Coyne. Spaulding decides that Beloit rains are not wet. May 24. Ball Nino returns to the bosom of its classmates: Tin homut.— Band.—Micks.—Black eyes.- Skinned knees.—Lame Arms, -etc. May 28. Juryman Friday captures a bug from the back of a debater. May 81. Col. Lomia and Battalion receive Gov. Rusk. June 4. Junior Ex.. Castalia victorious. June 5. Seniors visit Pluto’s home. June 9. Thompson surprises the University—He walks down State street with a girl!!CHRONOLOGY. 209 ■ June 10. Thompson’s hopes blasted, but the picnic goes on. Two fiddles .......Elbow gee........ Jnne 11. Athenaean banquet. June 12. Aegis Association is formed. June 12. Ward and Connell return to the bosom of their club. Fatted calf killed and roasted. June 12. Hesperian banquet. June 14. Robinson trots out his Greek thesis to read yet once again. Turner in the ohair! June 19. Castalian banquet. June 23. Commencement. • Sept. 7, 1886. Influx of Freshmen. Sept. 8. School opens. Sept. 9. Bach and trunk looking for bed and board. Sept. 10. The Duke is put under arrest ns an apple thief, while Ginger flees for dear life. Sept. 11. Dwight makes his “maiden” call at the Hall. Sept. 18. Memorable occasion.—Annual board holds its first meeting. Sept. 14. Ladies admitted to U. W. L. T. A.—Another achievement of female suffrage. Sept. 15. The editorial staff investigate the grapes and express their satisfaction. Sept. 16. Too wet for school; all adjourn to the Fair ground. Sept. 16. The first Aegis appears. Sept. 17. First freshman class meeting. Chaos and Confusion. Sept. 17. Murphy called upon to defend his theories of Physical Causation of mental Phenomena—Not Prepared! Sept. 20. Platt notified that Prof. Heritage would like to see him after class. Sept. 21. Prof. Parker to Choral Club: “Now if you are going to have a headache, have it Monday and not Tuesday.” Sept. 22. Jiosenstengel makes a recitation. Sept. 23. Prof. Heritage requests an interview with Miss Flesh, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Shrimiski and others, etc, (H)210 THE TR0CH0S. Sept. 24. Junior fence relegated to the possession of the Freshmen. Sept. 25. First reception. Domus feminamm videtur. Sept. 25. Lamb for Fres. Lamb for Sec’y. Ram-say for Tress. Sept. 27. “There was a sound of revelry by night”. Charivari of Prof. Bull. Freshman fence planted, 10:80 P. M. Sept. 28. At 5:80 A. M. the Soph, girls arise in their might and consign the “green” fence to the watery deep. Sept. 28. Lamb is Kerr-tly choked. A silk plug—two—three—yes several Juniors follow suit with beaver plugs. Sept. 211. Witnesses the downfall of ’90. The flag of ’89 still flaunts in the breeze. Oct. 1. Prof. Kerr informs his class that there is a narrow gauge railway from Athens to the senport. town. Piraous. Oct. 3. Cutler and Roe visit the Y. M. C. A. Oct. 8. Case loses his hat at Whitewater. Oct. 4. Fourteen flunks in Psyc. Oct. 6. Cutler flunks in Eng. Literature. Oct. 7. Briggs becomes a devotee of Terpsichore. Oct. 8. Cutler flunks again!! Oct. 9. Husking bee. Kolliuor has a mishap. Oct. 11. Johnson E. T. informs the Prof, that the Sabines were a people. Prex. declares that a straight running rabbit is easier to catch than a crooked running one. Oct. 12. Aegis association sup presses the “Press”. Oct. 12. Morris goes sailing, by gad! Oct. 18. U. C. A. sociable. Clementine. Oct. 18. O’Leary flunks in Physics. Rosenstengel comes out in a silk plug. Oct. 19. Warner talks only six minutes in the corridor. Oct. 20. Prof. Kerr to class in Greek: “A narrow gauge railroad has lately been built from Athens to the seaport town, Piraeus.” Oct. 21. Win Smith flunks!!! Oct. 22. Warner limits his talk in the hall to five minutes.CHRONOLOGY. 211 Oct. 26. Buckley J. 0. states some “facts.” Oct. 26. Warner thinks he can soon content himself with four and one-half minutes conversation. Oct. 27. Students Booking passes throng the Governor’s office. Oct. 28. Prof. Williams indulges in a tirade against the Aegis. Oct. 29. Warner refrains entirely. Nov. 1. Young ladies and Prohibitionists make up the Psyc. class. Prex. thinks this an argument against Woman’s Suffrage. Nov. 2. Election Day. Nov. 8. Odbtis combs nis iiaiu. Nov. 4. O’Leary makes his first flunk in Prexology. Nov. 6. Y. M. «fc Y. W. C. A. sociable. Pop corn, blind man’s buff, rooster and apples. Nov. 9. Handle almost makes a recitation in Latin. Nov. 10. Pat McGovern slides down the fire escape to get away from the heat, of his head. Nov. 11. Morris begins his course of lectures to the President. Nov. 12. Reid informs Prex. that threo lives spent iu Philosophy will render one incorrigible. Nov. 14. Pres: “Is this an “a priori” or an “ a posterio” argument?” Rice: “I think it is.” Nov. 18. Prof. Kerr informs the class of the existence of a narrow gauge railway between Athens and the seaport town, Piraeus. Nov. 19. First college rhetoricals. Nov. 20. The great West trial. Nov. 23. Crape found on the door of recitation room No. 1. — Death of an old joke. Nov. 25. Thompson takes a bath in the lake. Nov. 29. Kelly takes up a “timbre” claim. Dec. 6. Hill Hays the Ku-Klux clan was a tribe of Indians. Dec. 7. “Why should a girl be educated as if for a stump orator, lawyer or statesman?” Dec. 8. Bobby lets Prex. down hard. Dec. 9. Bobby drops him again.212 THE TROCHOS. Dec. 11. Prize fight.—Holcomb victorious in a soft glove contest with a show case in Waltziuger’s store. Dec. 10. Prex. and Tapper issue a marriage certificate. Dec. 15. Strickland labors under a heavy ‘’sense of guilt.” Deo. lf . Glee Club receives a bouquet from certain ladies at the Hall. Dec. 17. Prex. and “young” Curtis hold a discussion at college rhetoricals. Dec. 17. Athenaean Semi-Public. Dec. 18. Editors adjourn in order to cram Psyc. Feb. 3. Holcomb telescopes a chair at the Governor’s reception. 3 II •Weight 275 lb ., in stockings.TO THE READER. 2l3 T© THE READER. “Why then a final note prolong Or lengthen ont a closing song!” Our humble efforts, though but small, We’ve given at our class’s call. With college puns and jokes we’ve wrestled; (Perchance herein you’ve found some nestled;) Pegasus, too, we've tried to ride And with the far famed “Puck" we've vied. There but remains to wish God speed To all who may our volume read, And beg them not to throw a stone Where Charity says “Let alone. ’ “To every lovely lady bright “What can we wish but faithful knight? “To every faithful lover, too, “What can we wish but lady true? “And knowledge to the studious sage; “And pillow soft to head of age. “To thee, dear schoolboy, whom our lay “Has cheated of thy hour of play, “Light task and merry holiday! “To all, to each, a fair Good night “And pleasing dreams and slumbers light. EltRATUM:—1To prevent, the confusion of the Ancient Order of Hypnotics with the Fraternities, it was intended that page 141 should be left blank; but, by an overnight of the printer, it is as it appears.■4 THE EN®." TR©©M©S" B@AR© MEETING. Found by the Publisher after the Burial of the Board. Published for the Guidance of Future Editors. The Board met promptly at four o'clock. All members were present save Mr. Cowdery and Miss Farnsworth. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. Chairman Reid.—“ The principal business of this afternoon's meeting is to decide upon a funny cut to represent the Junior Class in the Trochos. I hope the Board will be as expeditious as possible, as I have an appointment for debate with Prof. Williams, on the subject of fore-ordination and freewill, and I want to get over it as soon as possible.” Mr. ’Johnson.—(As effluviously previous as usual.) “ Mis- tah Chahman, my idea of an adequate representation of the Junior Class is a delineation of a very wise young man, a bright and shining light, with a plug hat and prince Albert coat. In fact, let him be a model man in every respect, if possible, a member of the V. M. C. A.” Mr. Roeseler.—(Member of the U. C. A.) “ Dat vood pe von funny cut. I don’d dinks I can make von cut als vie dat, vonce alreddy again.” Mr. Cutler.—( With a great amount of retiring chin and wind-mill gestures.) “I think Mr. Johnson's idea absurd for two reasons, first, if it were none other than absurd, it would certainly be absurd, and second, if it is absurd, it is nothing other than absurd, and therefore, according to the doctrine of Metempsychosis, it is absurd. Furthermore, Mr. Johnson, you216 THE TROCHOS. don’t resemble that description nearly as accurately as you think you do.” This was received with great laughter on the part of Mr. Cutler, during which Mr. Johnson falls into a state of incipient latescence and irrecoverable latency. Mr. Cowdcry.—{Entering hastily, Miss Farnsworth following breathlessly,') “I—I, excuse my tardiness, I have been attending on my Sheboygan County claim.” Mr, Winegar,—(Starting up hurriedly,) “What’s the matter with it ? 1 have one adjoining yours.” Mr. Beglinger.—( Whispering to Miss Robin son.) “Does he refer to a tree claim.” Miss Robinson.—“No, a she claim. Mr. Johnson.—“ Move we have a light, can’t see to write.” The Chairman.—“All right, here Van, give us a match.” Mr. Van Ornum.— (Looking virtuously at the “ co-eds. ”) “ I don’t smoke, Cowdery has a match but he wants to keep it himself.” Mr. Roeseler dives down into Mr. Winegar’s pistol pocket, produces the necessary article, together with a deck of cards, a lock of blonde hair, photograph, small flask, and half a plug of “ Spear Head.” The chairman Anally succeeds in lighting the old and battered Y. M. C. A. lamps which refuse to burn brightly. Mr. Johnson.—{Sidling over toward the “ co-eds T) “Don’t you think the light is better here, Miss Robinson.” Miss Robinson.—{Glancing at his cerebral integument.) “ Yes, I think it is.” Mr. Cutler.—“ It seems to me, Mr. Chairman, that we have gotten a little off the track, I move you that we switch on again.” Miss Farnsworth.—{nervously.) “I second the motion.” The Chairman.—“You have heard the motion, all favoring it, say ‘Aye,’ opposed, ‘no.’” All.—“Aye.”TROCHOS BOARD MEETING. 2l7 The Chairman,—“The “Ayes” have it and we are switched.” Mr, Cowdery.—“I’ll be switched if I don't want to go home.” By general consent this was allowed to go on the minutes as Mr. Cowdery’s standard weakly pun. The chair, noticing the general restlessness of the members, said that a motion to adjourn would be in order. 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Everything fully warranted, and sold at bottom prices. Call and see them or send for descriptive circulars to S. Ii. SBELDOI? 60.; 20 MADISON, WIS.For Pure DRUGS and MEDICINES, go to THE CLARK DRUG STORE, On the South Cor. of Main and Pinckney Streets, . [nmso , wis. Where you will also find a good assortment of Paints. Oils. Fancy Goods, and Cigars. All for sale at Bottom Prices. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Prescriptions a Specialty. JEWKIcfjY ST Off E, For Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Silver and Plated Ware; For Diamonds and Bronze Goods; For the Celebrated Rookwood Ware, In.short for anything kept in.a First-cla6S Jewelry ► , . Store go to • C. A. BELDEN’S North Corner Main and Pinckney Streets, Madison, Wis. Where you can be suited at reasonable prices. All goods guaranteed as represented. Prices as Low as can be Afforded. BE SURE AND CALL AND EXAMINE GOODS, AT THE OLD STAND OF 21 mnm wasmmmmtmm C. GILBERTSON, JiHilir V 112 IMZain Street, Repaipipg peatly dope. 'Aadison, Wis, JP 0QL DEALER IN SSim —AND— CROCKERY. Ill West Main Street, Madison, Wis. iP®W$ Merchant Tailors, 103 King Street. WE GUARANTEE TO STUDENTS. BEST FITS AT THE LOWEST PRICES. GIVE US A TRIAL. 22 tmmmmmmmmaBmammmmmmmamK. TOiaTlBlllx We carry all the Text Books used in the various Departments, together with Note Books, Drawing Instruments and STATI0NERY, Which we sell at Special rates to all Students. JAMES E. MOSELEY, 19 Pinckney Street, - - IV|adis©n. Wis. Bollenbeck Curtis, DEALERS IN BOOTS and SOOES, ©ustenn X ©r»k and Repairing a Specialty, 21 South Pinckney Street, Madison, Wis. mm T liiiai HENRY SCHELER, Beef, Pork, Salt Meats SAUSAGE, ETC. Good Goods, at Low Prices. 621 University Ave., MADISON, WIS. (16) 23 r©FFI©E8: 634 W. Main-st., and 1 1 1 S. Pipiekney-st., Madison, Wisconsin. WHITE LIME, STUCCO AND SEWER PIPE, ALSO MENDOTA LAKE ICE. @©AL Y RE): 634 W. Main Street, near® ©. M, St. P, ©ep@t. I l@E M©U8E: J 322 E, ©©p arr] Street. nPRESENT PRI@E LIST. 16 lbs. Best Granulated Sugar,............... 25 Bars of Best Soap,........................ 20 lbs. of New Prunes,....................... Best Patent Flour, Per Sack.................. Best l i Patent Flour, Per Sack.............. Best Straight Flour, Per Sack................ Best Corn Starch Per lb...................... Best Laundry Starch Per lb................... Wheat Baking Powder Per lb................... Dr. Price’s Baking Powder Per lb............. Royal Baking Powder Per lb................... Boneless Ham Per lb.......................... Honey Drip Syrup Per Gallon.................. Best London Layer Raisins Per lb............. Knights of Labor Soap, 22 bars for........... Japan Tea per lb. 18, 25, 35, 40 and......... Oolong Tea per lb. 35, 45, 55 and............ Pekoe Tea, per lb. 45, 55, and............... Y. H. Tea, per lb. 25, 35, 45, and........... G. P. Tea, per lb. 35. 45- 55. and.......... English Breakfast, finest,................... Mandheling Java Coffee, roasted, per lb.,.... O. G. Java Coffee, roasted, per lb.,........ Best Rio Coffee, roasted, per lb.,........... Ground Java Coffee, roasted, per lb.,........ Ground Rio Coffee, roasted, per lb.,......... Green Coffee in Proportion. Best Mixed Nuts Per lb.,..................... BUSH, BRYANT CO. $1.00 1.00 1.00 . 1.15 1.05 90 06 08 25 40 40 10 40 10 1.00 50 65 65 55 65 65 30 22 18 20 J4 5 23 P'lpol ney Street. Palace 6, 0. 0. Stope. 26L Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Importers, and dealers in Watches, Diamonds French and American Clocks, Sterling Silverware, in great variety. Silver plated ware from the best manufacturers, and everything at very low prices. A LARGE ASSORTMENT TO SELECT FROM. 26 mm PTOY GOODS, SCUTES, SLEDS, DOLLS, OBBY IJO SES. ICE CREAM AND FANCY CAKES FOR PARTIES, ETC. THE VERY LATEST IN ICE CREAM, MIKADO and YUM YUM. BARBER SM©P. 1 14 S©yth Pinckney St., Madis©n, Wis. J. G. THORP, Pres. T. B. WILSON, Vice-Pres. J. T. GILBERT, Sec'y Treas. MENOMONIE PRESSED BRICK MENOMONIE COMPANY WISCONSIN. MANUFACTURERS Pressed, Common and Ornamental Brick. SPECIAL DESIGNS IDflDB SO O DE . THIS COMPANY HAS HO AGENTS, CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED, Pressed Briol 1 p Sciepoe (Hall Furnished by blpis 60.mm ywrf—Tii■iriwiw . i 'OkVGKnuDLrt»i 11BEaa—a»jKaa——11 wmmmmamm lli, MABSMAS PROPRIETOR OF THE mm L k a Manufacturer8 ©f arid E ealer» in ALE AND LAGER BEER. 333 STATE STREET, c|disoi|, Wiscoi]sir|. 28 mi mmP • .•vrsx.wammB mmamamm t[. qaFtp,T| Fti s Censorial Pariere and Bath Reems, IS THE BEST PLACE FOR STUDENTS TO GET FIRST-CLASS WORK DONE. . BMS 20 GEIJTS, SEYE12 BJiTljS, $ 100. A. J. @ATTER©AM, Importing Tailor, 9 West Main-street, Late, 578 Third Ave., N. Y. MADISON, WIS . Hum MWB11W Stable. CORNER STATE AND GILMAN STREETS, Madison, Wisconsin. 29 HBB 8 wma HOLLISTER S Pure Drugs and Chemicals, SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS.---------£ Homeopathic Remedies. rtists' Materials. THE FINEST LINE OF PERFUMES AN© T0ILET ®©@©S, in fclpe Giby. Mrs. L. Dutton. DONE AT LOWEST TERMS. Material Furnished and Instruction given in Art Needle Work. Kensington, Arrasene Ribbon and Plush Embroideries, also material furnished and instruction given in Kensington and White Velvet Painting. Stamping done for Paint ings, and Embroideries. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Color Indexes are furnished with any piece of Stamping, free of charge. Students’ patronage is solicited. 18 N. Qorpoll Street, Madison, Wis, CASSI LATEST STYLES IN Gentlemen’s Tailor-Made Suits, A N© ©VER@©AT8. CORRECT STYLES IN HATS AND CAPS. LARGEST LINE IN THE CITY. POVERTIES IT} djents furnishing ( oods. Students Military Suits and Class Hats made to order on Short Notice. Special Rates to Students. SIGN GLASS HAT. Corner Pinckney Street and Washington Avenue, J iLMSOJST, WISCONSIN. 31 ■ T" ■■■■Index to Advertisements. Agricultural Implements. Paok. Sheldon..........................20 Barbers. H. Gaertner....................29 Unset A Ilnalc................27 Books and Stationery. Collego Book Store............. 4 Moseley’s......................23 Park Co...................... 8 Boots and Shoes. Bollcnbook A Curtis............23 Locke....................in front 2 C. N. Haynes................... 5 Brewery. Hnusman........................28 Band Instruments. C. G. Conn..................... 2 Brick. Menomonie Brick Co............27 Coal and Wood. Dodge A Bon..............in front 3 Conklin......................... 21 Clothiers. Ettinger.................in front 4 Nelson.........................31 Wei ton........................ 1 Confectionery. Waltzinger.....................27 Dentist. Dr. ITurd...................... 1 Decorated Ware. J. H. 1). Baker..................19 Druggists, ChftH. H. Avery........2nd in front Paok. C. O. D. Store.................25 Baker..........................19 « Hatters. Fitch Bros...............in front 1 Hardware. Hamsay......................... 9 Jewelry. Hundo A Upmoyer................ 3 Stanley Camp.................28 Belden....?....................21 Norton.........................14 Gilbertson.....................22 E. P. Copp...............in front 4 Laundries. Fitch Bros...............in front 1 Alford.........................17 Liveries. Hees A Schmitz.................29 A. Kcntzlor....................18 Riley A Corcoran...............14 Millinery. Mrs. Dutton.................. 30 Mrs. Kasor.....................11 Meat Markets. J. L. Millor A Co.............. 7 H. Bcheler.....................23 Roeach.........................18 Mathematical. Buff A Bergor.................. 8 Merchant Tailors. Speth A Lotz..................'22 Olson, Windcn A Verhusen, colored page, in front Omnibus Line. Jefforson......................11 Hollister 30 Dunning A Sumner 1 Clark 21 Pianos. H. F. Miller Photographs E. R. Curtiss Lewis Bros 9 Dry Goods. Jus. Schubert Plumbers. Thomas Regan, Ogilvie, Zehntor Co 10 James Morgan 18 Boley, Hinrichs A Thompson 5 Furniture. J. E. Fisher 7 Publisher. Wisconsin Prohibitionist M. J. Cantwell Sporting Goods. A. G. Spaulding , „ Crocers. b indlay......................12 13 Hank............................11 Daggett.........................22 Tailors. Hogbin.........................15 M. H. Gay......................18 Gntterdam......................29 38 A Times Publishing Company, Printers, Racir.e, Wis. X s sL  ytv • '"’mri ■ tt” • PT — i


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