University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA)

 - Class of 1896

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University of Massachusetts Amherst - Index Yearbook (Amherst, MA) online yearbook collection, 1896 Edition, Page 120 of 236
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Character S etc es. " Know then thyself ; presume not God to scan ; The proper study of mankind is man. " Burrington. Horace the strong man, mighty in battle and gentle in peace. Broke through center at Charlemont, and making a phenomenal run landed for a touchdown on the Aggie Campus. He made his entry into public life as left guard on the foot-ball team, which position he continues to fill in a most creditable manner. He has been the mainstay of the class in its athletic struggles, and is a man to whom the class owes a deep debt of gratitude. With one or two exceptions he has borne a most excellent character. We are sorry to say that he is frequently seen at North Amherst after dark, and that on one occasion Lieutenant found an empty bottle on his bed, which he said smelt like Mountain Dew, and Lieutenant ought to know. He may be found any evening, when not otherwise employed, reading a yellow colored novel borrowed from the popular man. Clapp. — Clapp rooms at Mrs. B ' s, and is a model man in many respects. He is an ardent supporter of the C. S. C. Sportive at times, fond of fishing, but with the usual fisherman ' s luck. Gentle as he is, he is a great fighter, and once led the invincible Washburne Six which charged with such terrible effect upon the sines and cosines of trigonometry. Like all those reared in the shadow of the gilded dome, he is decidedly literary in his tastes. Also somewhat given to speechifying ; in fact, he surprised us all in his freshman year by winning the first prize in th e oratorical contest. In consideration of the aforesaid literary ability, he was made Editor-in-chief of the ninety-six Index Board. How well he has filled this position we leave a conservative public and impartial student body to judge. Allen Bradford Cook. — One of the most important personages in the household of ' 96 is the class Cook, who was blown onto the campus from the hills of Petersham. A modest and unassuming lad, who though he has not as yet ignited ' Pelham, has still pursued the even tenor of his way with tolerable credit to himself and to his many friends at home. His most marvellous achievement was getting through under Courtney without a condition. He is young as yet, but there is no doubt that if he is spared to reach the stature of manhood he may hope to show the people of his " deestrick " how to farm as they do " down to the college, " and possibly to look out for their interests in the State House. He aspired to military honors in his sophomore year, and was made corporal of the Washburne Six. He has lately taken upon himself the hardship of exercising a white horse, and from the common report is now on a sharp lookout for a fair young Miss with auburn hair. !°5

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