Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA)

 - Class of 1926

Page 1 of 176


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1926 Edition, Cover

Page 6, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 7, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 6 - 7

Page 10, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 11, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 10 - 11

Page 14, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 15, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 14 - 15

Page 8, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 9, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 8 - 9
Page 12, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 13, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 12 - 13
Page 16, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collectionPage 17, 1926 Edition, Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection
Pages 16 - 17

Text from Pages 1 - 176 of the 1926 volume:

" MERRILL SiR eANT lO ' .OT BOLIV R OR SUN CITV M 85351 EX-LIB R.IS Copyright 1926 BESSIE OELBERG Editor CLIFFORD HEADINGTON Manager ' ! T T T f 1 T ! ' E FOREWORD As a !faffwe have endeavored to record in thk volume of the Peacock many of the adtivities and all of the organiza- tions on our campm; this, however, has been but our secondary purpose. Our primary aim is to indiredtly portray the spirit of Upper Iowa University in such a way that its inspiration and its democracy will be brought closer to the hearts of those who read this book. J ! STAFF Editor-in-Chief BESSIE OELBERG . . . CUFFORD HEADINGTON Business Manager VERA DECKER .... Assistant Editor ELTON LEWIS .... Assiffant Manager BONITA FINCH . . . Literary Editor LOIS HALL Humor Editor GERALD McELROY . . Athletic Editor KATHRYN KIRWIN . . Snapshot Editor DONNAFRED HOFF . . Art Editor ' ' " " " ■ ' ■ ' ■ • ' ' ■ ' ' CONTENTS ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ATHLETICS ACTIVITIES ■ ' . . ■ . .,•■. Administration A.B., Cornell College, 1902; D.D., 1919: Joined Upper Iowa Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1902; Pastor at Oasis, 1902-04; Marion Ct, 1904-07; Miles, 1907-11; Oelwein, 1911-15; Cedal Rapids, Trinity, 1915-18; District Superintendent Cedar Bapids District, 1918-21. President Upper Iowa University, 1921 — . Signia Tau Delta. Jlu -jl it THE PEACOCK l jj S kt John William Dickman, A. M., Sc.D. Willidin Larrabee Professor of Sociology and Political Science Upper Iowa University, 1888; A.M.. Cornell College, 1904; ScD., Illinois Wesleyan University Ph.B 1907; Post-Graduate Work Columbia Universit, 1895-1898; Professor in Upper Iowa Universit 1901 — . 1900 and 1901 1888-1894, Superintendent Sumner Public Schools, ■om 1898-1926; and Dean of the College, m THE PEACOCK Charles Daxiel Xeff. A. B., A. M., .Miis. D. Director of Sclioot of Music Profcsor of Piano. Organ, Harmony, History a d Theory A. B.. A. M., Honors, Franklin and Marshall Col- lege, Lancaster. X ' a. : Mus. D.. Upper Iowa Universitv: New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, for Piano Organ, Harinonv, Theory and Lecture Courses ; American Conservator , Chicago, for Piano, Pedagogy, Voice; President Iowa State Musical Association 1906-07: 1920-21-23; Chairman Stafe Department of Piano, 1922-23 ; Member M. T. N. A. and National Association of State Presidents and Ex-Presidents. Upper Iowa University, 1900 — . Walter Crosby Van Ness, A. M. Assistant Professor and Director of Siib-Freshman Work and Astronomy B. S.. Grand River Institute A B . A M , Member Phi Beta Kappa, Wesfern Reserve Universitj Teacher Classical Languages, New Lyme Institute ISSI 90 Princip.ll High .School. Ravenna. Ohio, 1S90 9=I Puntip il Denison William C. Mo.vgold, A. M. Professor of Psycholoyy and Education A. B.. Kingfisher College, 1908; Passed Rhodes Scholar ship Examination, 1907; Department positions in Higli Schools at McAlester, Oklahoma, and Paris, Tennessee; Principal of Schools at Winnebago, 111., 1912-14; Superin- tendent of Fairview, Okla. : Scholarship student ' at the Uni- versity of Chicago. 1910-11; A. M.. the University of Chicago, 1911; Upper Iowa University. 1910 — . Wilbur L. Hoff, A. B., M. S. I ' nifcssor of Pliysii ' s and Cltemistry Student Assistant in Chemistry Department, Cornell Col- lege, 1918-20; A. B., Cornell College, 1920: Research Chem- ist for National Research Council at Plant Phvsiolog - De- jiartraent, Ames, Iowa, summer 1920: Instructor in Chem- istry, Iowa State College, Ames, 1920-23. M, S. in Physical Chemistry Iowa State College, 1923: Memher of National llitMorarv Chemical Fraternity, Phi Lambda Upsilon. Upper l.. vn T-iiiversity. 1923 — . Elmer A. Billings Secrelonj of the Faculty Director of School of Business Simpson College, 1912-14; Graduate of Simpson College School of Business, Combined Course, 1915; Superintendent of Commercial Department at Cedar Valley Junior College, Osage, Iowa, 1915-19; Student Field Secretary, Upper Iowa University, summer. 1919; Director of School of Commerce. Upper Iowa University, 1919 — . Marcia J[cXee, a. B. Assistant Professor iit Education A, B., Upper Iowa University, 1920; Department work, iishford, Minnesota, 1920-21; Summer Session University Chicago, 1921; Upper Iowa University, 1921 — . Sigma :iu Delta. m Elisabeth Nichols. Ph. D. Professor of English A. B. with Phi Beta Kappa. Middleburv College. 1900: A. M.. University of Michigan, 1903: Ph. D.. Boston Univer- sity, 1925. Teacher in High School of Winona, Minnesota and Normal School of New Mexico: Instructor Carleton Col- lege, 1902-11: Upper Iowa Universit.v, 1921 — . Sigma Tau Delta. Guy West Wii.sox, M. S., A. M. Jliiiiii:i Professor Biology Curator of Museum B. S.. DePauw Universit ■, 1902; A. M. De Pauw Unver- sify. 1903: M. S. Purdue Universit.-. 1906: M " nl,er of Sigma Xi: Aid and graduate work. New York Botanical Garden; Graduate Work and teacher of Botany in the E- - tension Division. Columhia Universiti-: Scholastic work conj- pleted for Ph. D. Assistant Plant Pathologist-, North Caro- lina Agricultural Experiment Station : Assi.stant Professor Botanv, State Universit ' »■ of Iow.-i ; Associate Botanist, Clem- son Agricultural College: Professor of Biology, Upper Iowa University, 1907-10. 1919 — . Author of about fifty scientific papers. ill.V.XlE . I. illLLER, A. JI. Professor Bomaiice Languages B. S. in Education. Kansas State Teachers ' College. 191 ' - ' A. M., University of Chicago, 1923. Instructor in Frenc 1 Latin and History, Gardner (Kansas) High School 1919-2 ' i Instructor in Latin and English Literature, Rosedale Hi School, Kansas Cit.v, Kansas, 1920-23: Grenoble, Francf 1925: Upper Iowa University, 1922 — . m A(iXEs Slindee, a. B. Professor Home Economics I mvei-sitv of Oklahoma, summer 1921; A. B., Coloradu stite Teachers ' College, 1922: Graduafe Student. Iowa State (olkse, summer 1923; Instructor in Home Economics, Sil- el ton Colo., 1919-20; Domestic Art, Chandler High School, C Inndler, Oklahoma, 1921-22; Instructor in Home Economics ind Hish School subjects, Taos, New Mexico, and Brewster, Kmsis: Tpijer Iowa University, 1923 — . Charles B.U ' mer Swaney, A. M., B. D. Professor History Ph. B.. Iowa Wesleyan College, 1912; B. D.. Garret Biblical Institute, 1915; A. M. Northwestern Uuiversitv 1915; Rradnate student at Northwestern, 1916-17: Fellov in the History Department, Northwestern, 1916-17, Professo: of History, Upper Iowa University, 1918 — . Author o " Episcdjiiil Methodism and .Slavery. " Alma Carlton. A. M. Professor of Latin and Greek A. B.. Kansas Wesleyan University 1922. Instructor of l-atin and History, Dresden (Kansas) High School, 1922-23; Instructor of Latin and Historv, Quinter (Kansas) High Srli,)ol, 1923-24; A. M., University of Wisconsin, 1935; r].p,-r Iowa University, 192.5 — . m Clara M. Hoyt Professor of Voice and Public School Music Graduate Xorthwestern University School of Music 1914. Professor of Voice. Oklahoma City College 1914-21: Pupil of Arthur Burton. Chicago, summer 1916: Mus. Bach. Xorthwestern University, 1922: Member of National Honor- arv Sorority Mu Phi Epsilon : Upper Iowa University 1925 — . P. Henry Lotz, Ph. D. Professor of Bible and Religious Education A. B.. Central Weslevan College, 1913; S. T. B.. Boston University School of Theolog -, 1917; M. A.. Northwestern University. 1921: Ph. D.. Northwestern University. 1924. Head of the Department of Bible and Religious Education in Kansas Weslevan University. 1923-25. Author of " Current Week-Day Religious Education " (1925) Upper Iowa Uni- versity, 1925 — . Mildred Browx Dirertor of Physical Traininci for Women Illinois Woman ' s College. Graduate of Chicago N School of Physical Education. m m Raymond M. Demixg, B. C. E. Professor of Mathematics B. C. E., Iowa State College, 1908; Instructor in Mafhe- matii-s and Engineering subjects. Lawrence College, 1908-11; Instructor in Mathematics and Civil Engineering. Howard ITniversity, 1911-12; Instructor in Mathematics Case School of Applied Science. I ' pper Iowa Universit , 1922 — . Helen Lucile Gay, A. B., B. E. Professor of Speech iraduated from Nebraska AVesleyan University 1921; Post- duate Nebraska U.. 1923; Assistant Expresison Dept., thwestern Universit ■, 1923; Head of E.xpression Dept., College, Grenada. Mis.s., 1924-25: Upper Iowa Uni- 1920 — . ASSISTANTS Emma Bukkiiart Naomi Smith Assistants in Biology Elton Lewis Clifford IIeadington Charles Hoffman Russell Grannis Assistants in Chemistry Levi Krough Assistant in Physics Kate Proctor Harriet Barrett Assistants in Commercial Madge Benton Assistant Librarian A. B. Curran Busi iess Manager Charles Littelle W. A. Hall Janitors m CI asses ESI 1 II :f) m AHOARET M x RB Pavette Mat he III a tics Aoiiia; Gamma Delta Kappa; Y. W. C. A. ' I ' rc.-.-. A..uia 2; Glee Cliil) 1, 2; Chorus I, L ' : V. W. J ' .ioeant i, i ' , : ' .; Chiss Treas. :;; PEArmK Staff 3; V. W. OatHii-t 3; Mav T ' tir U, :;. ' ii i-lKiriiiiiili. niiisomc iimuh u. " • S i-ll irili I iifl, ir Ml l.nis Kma 2a ette ICiiiiUsh r V . Aiiiiia; Y. W. ' . A. Xorthn-e ern l ij ;ity 1, :i, 3. ■• ■« Zrn. ' C 111. o;- «N oH ' ii tj;j iriiiili il fhiit IS wet I. AOATHA LOUGHRE ' fc " Cresfo Religious Aonia; Y. W. C. A.; Pi Kappa Hrltii. May Fete 1, 2 ; College League Vice Pies. 4; ' Debate 4; Chonis 4; See ' y World Pi ' llowsMp Assoc. 2. " .n-iaeiire iiinl-es thf heart umir ' i.ni?. )■. " K rM v BntKIIART Sniiinrr E II f lish — B ioloffy Aonia; Y. W. C. A.; Sigma Tau Delta; Ri.ilnyiL-al aub. Vice Pres. W. A. A. 4; Pres. Biological Club 4; Sec ' y-Treas. 3; May Fete 2, 3; Y. W. Pageant 3; Peacock Staff 3; Botany Ass ' t 3; Win- ner of Tennis Tournament 2. " Pains of love ie sy gelir ( " jj. Than all otiier plea Glenn S. Hartoxg lieligious Jiducatiun Pliilo; Y. M. C. A. Student Piistor. Limn, 3 921; Warirnma T . 3, 4; Wi- versity Oionis 1.1; Suc Treas. Student Coun. ' il 3; Prrs. V. M. ' C. A. 4; Pres. Student FelloAvsliip for World Service 3; Pres. I ' hilo 4. _ _ ■ ' ! have nol HfiicJ spini away the ' -- hours, All.Mi, ' Wt hi. iiinicst ill a iforliJ liJ e fiM THE PEACOCK Y. Club ' 3; Chorus :;. I ; Sec ' y 4. Never elated whiu ■ Xerer dejected uhih blessed. ' ' ippress ' dSi Eabl G. GRI.MSBY New Hampton Ultra} Lriifli rship and Applied Christianity V. M. C. A.; IMiilo; Y. M. Cabinet 2, 3; ' iee I ' ns. student Fellowship Ass ' n. 1, ■- ' ; ' I ' ruck 1. 2; ( lioir, University Chorus 1 ' . ' ;;; " The Barrier " 2; " A Little Mistake " 2. " Ills words are hoiid, liix oaths are I rk, X. Dak. RJIIi- D. Reif B Political Scieiivi Philo; V. M. C. A. Y. M. Cabiii. ' t 4; Student Couucirtl! liaiid 1, 2, 3, 4; Bus. Mgr. Collegian 2; Bus. Mgr. Pea(.(h;k 3 Tioubadours 3, 4; Gospel Team 2; PhUiJ I ' r. s. 4; Class Treas. 2, 4. " Be checled for silence, but nevgf A r5lK!STsTlA - Decorah Aonin ; Gamuin Drlt.i Kappa; Y. W. C. A.; Biological I ' lnl.. ciMniis, 1, 2; Glee Club 1; Pres. Bid. Clul. : ' .; Treas. Gam- ma 3; Y. W. Cabinet 1. 2, 3; Aonia Pres. 4; Mar Pete 1, 2; Gospel Team 3, i; " H. M. " S. Pinafore " 3; " Polished Pebbles " 2; Senior in Piano 3; Y. W. Pageant 1. 2, 3; Lake Genera 2; Botany itssistant 3. ' " Sincerity ahcays has a charm of Us wn. " Kev. ' Mae " Webb Oelwein English Y. W. C. A.; Aonia; Pi Kappa Delta. May Fete 1, 2; Y. W. Pageant 2; Stud- ent " Council 2; Debate 4; Extern. 4; Lake Geneva 4; " The Ruling Class " 4; " Wanted, a Cook " 4. " For silence and chaste reserve ( itoman ' s genuine praise. " - a PfJ m m i NElL V. FtEftCE " Brazil; Trid. History l. S. C. ; Znth; PTu-due University 1; ' c ta Tan Delta; Football 2, 3, i; Class Tii ' as. 2; Class Pres. 3, 4; Peacock Staff .; ; roUepiaii Staff • " ,; Basketball 3; Glee Clnb S: K. S. C. Pres. 3; " You and I " " ( luw u jiiiin, tale him for all ii aU, I xhaV in, I Innlc ni ' oii Ills like again. " l. ' ciKKitT .M. Smith , Laiuout Ills In III ' . M. C. A.; Pliilii; Pi Kappa D lta; r.Mil o ical C ' liih; Debate 1. 2, 4; Wiiiner J Kaucett Oratnri.al Contest 1, Stat , iiratorieal Contest 1, 4; Studejft Vojriuy tr.M T ' onveution I : Sei-oiid Prize iSJiade ii. ' li.-ite 1; Class Pr.-s. U ; hitiKlent Council _; I ' .lis. Mgr. Cnlliiiniii 1; See ' y and ir.-Prrs. Philo 4; Student Pastor. Os- i.iii :in(l Castalia _; Pi Kappa Delta " ii . l; ; Gospel Teniii 1, 4; Chorus 4; I ' ll. ill- t; y. M. Cabinet 1, 4; Ass ' t. I lebate Coach 4; ' ■Tin- Price of ifoney " : " Melting Pnf: " Pnul tlie Prisoner ' ' . " Eioijueiice slioifs the [loner and jussi- hilHy of mail. T.oRv DofiXF, Bates -IP ■tl ' sli (iiiia: Sigma Tan Delta; W. S. W.; V. W . t , A. Ci.e r ' ullege 1, 2, ?. ; Sigma ' I ' au Delta Treas. 1; Senior Play 4. ■ ' Ih-r tools do argue Iter replete with l)lodc.lt i. Irene Hall Fnyette Hnlll, E,;nn,nilrs Y. W. C. A.; Aonia; . S. T. C.; I.eunox College. " Tli(rt is no letter everydnii i:i,rtv e tlian chrirfnliiesx. " PoKCAs fMiTH j Edgewd Jfome V.riiiiniiiici ratory Zeta; Y. W. V. A. Cliorns 1; Glee Club 1. 2; May Pet.- 1, 2, 3; " Polished Peb- bles ' " : Y. W. l-HUpBant 2; Tenuis Cham- pionsliij Ass.i n CJ mistry 4. (fell are bad. If] l r THE PEACOCK 14) m pR Pkorasg Iliimc Economics Aonia; V. V. C. A. " Before I ' d let u man. ordtr me about — before I ' d connent to ffivid in aice of a man — I ' d kill mys ' ll. " Mabjorie Morgan- Creseo Lnt ui, En(jlisli Aoni.i: (iiiiiima Delta Kappa; Y. W. C. ve» Siffuia l;ni Delta; Glee Club 1. 2; ■U ' , Pas ' aut 1; Treas. Gamma 4; Aoiiia 2; Sigma Tau Delta Pies. JUiy Fete 1, 2. ' Hath no man ' s dagijer here a point n ' aYette W. Goodman Span isli Pliilo ' V. M. -6 r A., C i4ee- iili I, i ' ; Chorus 1, -d, 4; Y. M. Catiinet 2; Assist nnt Spanish 4. • ■ My wife is one of the best wimin on this continent, altho ' she isnt always pen- tie OS a laui ' b. ' ' Celia D. - 1uki Fayrttf J « ;,, nnllict Aouia: Y. V. ( ' . A.; M.-iy F " .te 2, :: : Aonia SeL-retarr o; Adiiin Chaiil iin 4. " Exhmistinii tlmupht, And hiving wisdom icilli cucli .•iUiilinii year. " Winifred W. Goodman Pavette Spanish Gamma Delta Kappa; Aonia; Y. W. C. A.; Graduate in Piano 2; Glee Club 4; Chorus 1. 2, 4; Collegian Staff 2, Or- chestra 1 ; May Fete 2. " True as the needle to the pole, jB» - Or OS the dial to the sun. " -.». Mavbem.e Oasseti Fa.yettr Home Economics V. W. C. A.; Aoiiia; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; • horus 1, 2, 3. J; Orfhestra 3; Frencli Club 1, 2: Choristfr I ' allege League 4: V. W. Paj r iUt 4; M:iv Fetr 1, 2; fW- hinaii Stall ' .i: ' -Pnlislir.l Prl,l,lrs. ' ' • ' Biiir SHrfl- J?, ' .v,. (», ,v ■. W. Pageant 1: May F. " -te 1, -2. 3; ici; Pres. Aonhi .; ; l.ako Ueneva 4. • ' A mind at ijinc, irUlt all hclow. " Ruth WiLSON k Wadeua Latin Aonia; Sigma Tau Delta; Y. V. i ' . A.; May Fete 1,2; Y. W. Pageant 2 ; " Thf ir Away Princess " 1; Aouia Viee-Pres- iilent 4; Collegian Staff 2. ■ ' Tin; nindiftt-ii is n •nnclli to thy imrit. ' ' • l iiN E. DeLong Mayuaul HeHfjinnx Education Philn; Y. M. C. A.; Biological Club; Student Pastor 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1. 2, 3. 4; Captain 4; Basketball 2; Y. il. President 2 ; Class President 1 ; Glee Club 3 ; Quartet 1, 3. " Me is trnly iireat that is lit tie in him- self and that inaltth no fn-ruunt of any h, if lit of honors ' Kr.vix H. DOMKE ' U ' est Union Ennlish Zetli; H. TJ. I.: Sienna Tau Delta; Y. M. C. A. ; Class Play 4. ' ■ f come not. friends, to steal awatj jiovr hearts; I (ihi no orator as Brutus is ; I finhi Speak ririht on. ' ' W THE PEACOCK M jR.ioiJiK M. Smith Mathinhilics Auiii:! ; y. W ' . A.: V. W. Cabinet 2; T. W. i ' :,ULaiit 1, :;: M:iv Fete 3; " Th Melting Pof • 3; ■The Xeiiilil ' ors ' ' 2. " True worth is in Inmii. ,ii,t si i inunj, " Levi H. Kkoui;h i ' lymoiitli Vhemislrii Zetli; Y. M. C. A.; D. C. U.; Biological Clul.: Pi Kai.pa Delta; U. I. Club; Foot- ball I. 1 ' . ::; ] ' ..-iseball 1, 2; Y. M. Presi- ileiit -: W ' -r I ' resident 3; Treasurer 1; Debate 1 ; I ' luss President 1; Zeth Presi- .lent -l; Vice President 1; Peacock Staff ' . ; ]i. " ' . IT. President 2; Chemistry and I ' hysics Assistant 4. " 7(. «-»s7i t. " ; of little acffyiini : to suc- ired iiiiii fmixt I iirn-estly AtKir, : cmd this d(Uli ninxt xhortiii thir- ' hrp. " I : iHti P.ritf CibBi.es Whitxky Mulli ' n. ' h . Pliilo; Y. M. C. A.; H. U. 1.; Tia.k 1, 2; Clioms 2; " Dear Departed " ' ; !Sen- inv Play 4. " Hapi ' ti am I ' From cdre I ' m free! Why areii ' t llii-i ail contented lilt_ me. ' ' H. ' JJEY 11. Kki., Fayette M,lHi, ni.ihi ' s Philo; Y. ir. C. A.; i;l,-e CHiib 1, 2; Chorus 1; President ot ' Clioiiis 1. " Marrie i life is llu hai ' ini i ' tf. ' ' Clarence Hall Fayette Political ScieH e Philo; Pi Kappa Delta; I. S. T. C; Len- nox College. " Two are better than one, for if one fails, he can help the othir. ' ' ufi ml RoYAi, 0. Smith Fayette H;; Political Scii nee ilo; Y. M. 0. A.; Pi Ki ppa Delta; (%ilo Se.-retarj 2; Deliate 1, 3; Track 1, 1 ' . 3; Y. M. Cabinet 3; Orchestra 1. i Uri pel Team 1, 2, ::: Shade Debate 1. • ■ ' i t ' ih rail ' , resolnti;, nhole in himself ■ " ' lood. ' ' Zeta-.Wfi Kappa Ddt i ; V. AV. C. A.; Cullr m Staflf 2: I ' eao.ck St;itt ' 3; May I ' .-te 3: I ' eliate 4. " ■ 1aU him (Hit ,,i imtieiiee. " Mi I, [IKED McXaul Kaiidalia EiiilHah. Oniloiii " i. V. C. A.; Gamma 1)ilt.-i K.-i|ipa; rielta; I ' i K,i|.|i,-i Del- ta; (Jj.-itoiirnl ( ' (.iitrst : ' . ; ExtPiii 4; De-- batr 4; Aonia President 4; Gammo Pi«?=|« id. ' iit 4; V. W. Cabinet i; Lake rieueva Des Alniiies ' niiferenec 4- President lOwn riiUegiate Women ' s Forensic J eagne 4; President U. I. Forensic Asso- ciation 4; May Fete 3; " The Melting Pot " 3 ; " The Barrier " 3 ; Senior Play 4. ' Sinrt iind stotdti. with areol .ihility. " pfTAKRiKT W. Barrett Fayette Knalifih, Commeri ial Zeta ; V. W. C. A. ; Gamma Delta Kappa ; Sigma Tau Delta ; Pi Kappa D. ' ltn ; Y. W. Cabinet 2; Mnv Feto 1,1. ' ; V. A. A. Board 2. 4; So. ivtarv Wnni.Mi ' s Forensic Association 2: I ' .an.f l ' ; Cnll, ,n,ni Staff 2; Debate 4; llNt. ' ni 4; Assistant Com- mercial 4; Virr President Gamma 14: Clec ( IuIj 4; (. ' Ii,.nis_ Senior Play 4; vWinn Second Ptni ' e in State Extern Estes P:ivk 4. m THE PEACOCK Ella J. Jones Lime Springs Bible and Eilii lous Education Ewi •i; May Pete 1, 2; I ' horus 4; " Neiuli di-rds.- Elm Kiippa , C. O. III, COCK B ' rrS. 4; Mniiev " . Y. W. Pageant 1, lifli:ite 4; Choir 4: UXfi ings en Friedkx " Mathemiii s " . ,,i,,rii Zeta; A. C. O.; V. W. ' . A.; I ' Delta; Zeta Treas. : : Pn . 1: See ' v 3, Pres. 4; V. W. Pa-, am 1, I; May " Pete 1, 3; Debate :;. 1; Sluide Debate 3; Fawcett Oraturiial Contest 4; State Oratorical Contest 4; Winner Inter- state Extern Contest 3; Collegian Staff :;, 4; V. W. Cabinet 4; Lake Geneva 4; lies biiiii-s C ' lut ' ereuce 4; " Price of Atsiie-. •■; Sciiini- Play 4. ■Jc . ' icuid " lid measured jjhrase, hove Vie reach yidinary folk. ' ' n P. SWARTLEY K:i itte R. S. C; Clionis lil.. ' Chib 2. g;jB[ale Quartet 4; Band t ' « 2 ; Editor Collegian [3; Student Council 3 " Jfelting i ' ot " ' The Barrier " , Senior ( " " lass Play 4. ■ I ' hui man that hath a tongue. I naji. 1.1 no man If with ;i ' . t(n:gn, he ranm t ,ri„ ,, KlTW .1. (ITl.KV Fn.vette ilathenntliis- -fummereial Zeta; Kappa i:tu Kit a; Gamma Delta Kappa. Life tJavinL; leii s ■■; Examiner 4; Editor Peacock. . ' . ; Student rmmril 3. 4; Vice-Pres. 3; Kappa tiec ' .v J: I ' n-s. :; ; Gamma Sec ' y 2; Vice Pres. 3; Zeta ' ir . 3; Sec ' y 2; May Fete 2, 3: Glee ' l,ib 1, 4; W. A. .V. Board 3, Pres. 4; " i ' ri.e of Money " 3; " Wanted a Cook " 4: Lyceum 4. " Sweet and fair, and leith all the grace of womanho id. " Bernard Frexn " Plymouth Mathematics — Chem (,s( ry Philo; D. C. IT. Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Capt. 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4, Capt. 4; Baseball 1. 2, 3: Troubadours, 1, 3; Orchestra 1, 3; Matli. . ss ' t. 4; Colleaian Staff 2, Editor Collegian 3; 1st Prize Urenn- Holden Prize 2; Sen:or Play 4. " A man whom fate can ' t hide. !■:,,,■ ,al„i. irhal, ' i r lirlul, • Favette Eleanor Parker J.otiii. Oratory Zeta; ' . W . C. A.; Kappa Eta Beta; • lamina Delta Kappa; Pi Kappa Delta; (iiUeyian Staff 1; Secretary of Class 1, 1 Y. V. I ' ageant 1, L ' ; May Pete 1, 2, 3; Winner nt Historv M. ' .lal 1; W. A. A. I ' .d.ud 1 ' . i: l psideiit V. A. A. :i ; Glee cliih :;: lipl,;ite i; in,-r SUaile Debate : ' .; ' -Til- PiiiicT rii:i|i; " ' Senior Play 4; l ' K ru(K St;ilf ;;; President Kappa 4; ' ■ Vnu mill J ; ' ' Student Cifnneil 4. ' ' Ind when slis elidsc to sport anjfplayX IS so gay N , dnlphiii er limn till- lr(.i I l.AIRE FOYT ' Fi I?,n„l Snciology V. 1. C. A.; Pl.il,i; Pi Kg Delta Y. M. Cabinet i. ' ; Culhinan Rtnff 1, Deliate 1, D, 3; P;iur,.tt Oratorical Con test i;; State Orat.iricnl Ooiitrst 2; P: l :ijip:i. Delta Coiivbution 2; President P Kappa Delta 3; Sliade Debate 1, 2 AVorld Fellowship Association; College League; Student Pastor CentciiarT L Calniar-Pt. Atkinson 2, Lima 3 ; KcsiJeral .Pastor McGregor-Marquette, Siimm« W -li: Field Agent U. L tJ. 1 ; Secretai orensie Association 3; Assistant De.ba l oach 3; " Paul tlie Prisoner; " •■ I ' xeusJ Me; " " Neiylilior.; ' ■ ■ ■ Tli o JlaiiMo-. " ■ " Cookery is hirniiu tm art. u vnhVe sciiiic; cools ore in nth nifii. " At,va nifAT Minneapolis, Minnesota Past-Graduate A. B., Upper Iowa University. 1925. Ou a bright sunny September day, eighty-tour timid Freshman students ajipeared at Fayette destined to shore in the annals of Upper Iowa University. This was tlie class of 192(i. For au-hile they were the butt of many jokes but soon their presence and impoi-tanee was made knoun by the class serajJ. The wits of the Sophs were too dull to dupe the Frosh and attempts to win the scrap by cleverness failed, the Green I ' ap men winning easily. Winning the class scrap was not the only achie ement of the newcomers. They made them- selves known in nearly every iield of activitj-. Five Freshman men were on the footboU team and won letters. One of these men was elected to captain the team the following year. At the interclass basketball tourney, the Fi-eshmen easily came away victors. Two of our men made letters in this sport on the varsity team. In the spring, one Freshman made the baseball team. The following year saw the same standard maintained by the class in college activities. Si. of our classmen made letters in football, and the captain for the following year was chosen from our class. Two Sophs were on the basketball team and two on the track team. We again carried off the honors in the interclass basketball tourney. The class scrap was won by us in spite of the fact that we were outnumbered three to one. We were represented in the " Y ' s, " forensic work, glee clubs, dramatics, and The Collegian staff. In the latter, we furnished both the editor and the business manager. . s Juniors, we placed people in e very activity in the College — Troubadours, Glee Clubs, " Y ' s, " dramatics, forensics (one of our class winning the Shade debate), and the CoUcyitin. In the latter we supplied the editor. The 192.5 Pe. cock was also a product of the management of the Junior class. In the field of athletics the same standard was maintained. Five .luuiors nmde the varsity football eleven. One of these was chosen captain for the following year. In basketball two of our men were letter men, one being chosen as captain. Two of our men were on the track team, one being captain. Our class carried off the championship in basketball for the third time. The girls placed second in the interclass tournament. The fourth and last year of the class of 1926 is here. Thus far the same high standard of activity work has been carried on. The class is forty-four in number, one of the largest classes in the hLstoiy of the school. In forensics our class leads. Eight members are on debate teams. A Senior has won the Fawcett Oratorical Contest, another Senior the Women ' s Extemporaneous Speaking Contest. The Troubadours, Glee Clubs, dramatics, " Y ' s, " and Collegian staff have in tlieir uumlers some of our members. Our class has supplied three Y. M. C. A. presidents. There are four student pastors in our group. The Y. W. C. A. is well represented by some of our members. W e have again done our share in holding Upper Iowa on the map in the field of athletics. The famous conference football cham|is had for its real strength its line. In this line four Seniors were foremost in bearing the brunt of the play. These four huskies will be greatly missed next year. In basketball only one Senior made the team and he was its captain. On the interclass basketball tourney our team was forced to satisfy themselves with the consolation prize, as they were beaten in an overtime game by one point. We had hoped to win the honors for a fourth time but could not realize our ambitions. However, we have hung up a record, that is in winning three tourneys. The events of the Senior year have been many and delightful. The Senior play, " Lady Windermere ' s Fan, " was given March 17. It is with mingled ]ileasure and sorrow that we draw near our last year. The four years have been a real pleasure and Upper Iowa has become a home to us for always. M m m If m SENIOR NURSERY m G|Ai " E BuHLMAX BiRDiCK Fayette Z(i(: y. W. ! " •. A.; Y. W, Cabinet 1, 2; Clioius 4,- (Ibuir 2. " • ' CciiCnM O ' . ,:..!, Ill lil lllil.ll Ti ' iminiMi rODiinil. nil, I coniiiiii ' iil. " - Ii:i:kil M. Sakof.axt I ' l.il.f; Y. M. ' V. A.; French ' rii ' .i-iirer 1 ; Juiiior in Piano 2, liKiwktD A. .McIClhuv ' -■ Kiukl D.C. U.; Y. M. C. A.; Associate Menil.er Sigma Tuu Delta; Editur f., - .. -i » :; ; President Class 3; D. C. U. Presiil.nt :;; " Peacock Staff 3; Collegian Staff 1. 2; 1 Clas Treasurer 2; Y. M. C. A. Treasurer ■:, l;aseball 1. 2; D. C. U. 8..,-.vt;i.v 1. =? : ra ifrr. mnaier ' nrirs. .ld ,i, ir.y. mid StlCll iLLir.S 11.1 III, I ' !,■, ' . ' , Ill, 11,1 ,, ,. " Klorexcf: MuTchkix Plymouth Aoiiia; . W. C. A.; Student Fellowship - ; May Fete 2 ; Fawc tt Oratorical Con- test 3; Collegian Staff 3; College League Cabinet 3. " High erected Ihuinilils .scati d m a heart of courtesy. im m OLAnvs MoElrcy Bxitlfl Y. V. ' ' . A.; Aonia: ( aiiinui Delta Kap- |ia; Sigma Xu Si} " iu ; fi Kappa Deltn ' iiimins iSiTTetary 3; W, A, A. Trpa iiii i til. 1, ' lit fniin,-il :;; I ii-l ate ' ■■ : .M;iv Fete 1 ; Kstes Park 3. ' ■ ' . if ' ' J " " ' ■ ' ni ' ,1 rio iiiit irnke me 3: iTla-- Srnrtiirv College: ' st.-iir :;: 1 ; Y. V . i ' a eaiil " .s lis dream? i: Let me steep on Vera Decker Xrw Ilanipton Y. V. C. A.; Aonia; W. n. W.; Pi Kap- ' A Delta: Sigma Tan Delta; May Fete 1, 2: Class Seeretaiv _; Assistant Class TreaMiivi ?,; Y. AV. " President 3; Presi- dent V. S. W. :i. Secretary 2; Secretary Aonifi -; UL ' li.ite 2; Secretary-Treasurer Pi Kiiiia Delta ?■: Glee CIiib ' 2; Student • utnj il 2; A ' ice-President Y. W. 2; As- sis|aiit Editor Peacock 3; Y. W. Pageant va Conference 3; Des Moines Con- feiliU ' e; . fl« r in T ' ian,, :; : • .■•i vtai ' v to De X. IIlLI, u ljlinouth Pliiio; . M.- r-A.; Track 1, t: Gl-.- Club 2; Chorus 3; Choir 3; Secutaiy- XiLi ' Tsurer College League 3. t ' Ji Thi motto of chivalry is also the mot- Hpb ' vijiJont: io sfiix nil, but to lore Wlf) OIK " I;kss[E ( n:i,i ' .i:ia Y. V. C. A.; An Tau Delta; KJit. Student Couni il : 3; Sigma Tau L . Treasurer 3 ; Y. W. C; Lima S. W. ; Sigma ef Peacock 3 : V. A. Secretary ' tai y .; : Aonia ict ■:. :.-. (. ' .jarh of Y. W. Pageant 2; Cane ian stafV 1. 2, 3; May Fete 2; Geneva ijoufereia ■■ _ ' : Des Moines Conference 3; Diplnma, School of Business 2; Friendship Team 2. 3. " True irit is nature to advaiitu,!, ,lr, .s ' it. What oft wasthotisilit, hut nc ' ee .■.,, n.ll exjiressed. " BoxiTA Fixcii Fayette Zeta: Y. W. C. A.; Sigma Tau Delta; Biological Club; Y. W. Cabinet 3; Glee Club 3: Cliorus 3; Choir 3; Y. W. Pageant 2. 3; May Fete 2; Secretary Forensic Association 3; Secretary State Forensic Association 3. • ' am I OK rf to thrf foreeir. ' ' PWI ifl m THE PEACOCK West Union! Zi ta; Sigma Nu Sigma; Y. W. C. A.; linuluate in Piano 2; Post-Graduate in Piriiio " ; Gl.-e Club J, 2. 3; Band 1, 2; OTilii ' strj 1, _; Chorus 1,2; Troutiadours 2. : ' . ; Mnv Fi ' tr 1. 2; I ' lfsi.li ' nt SiKina Nu Sijiiiia :i, ' .Se.Tctnrv 2; I ' kacook HinS 3. " Till nlL-ffinrliCil ' ■! Ill ' lit ' is 1(j Lnow III,:! riiji iiii-ril !s u,,l .siifli,-!, nt. dawk a Band IjA College Oi ' chestra 1; Baseball l, ; Ly- ceiiiii 1; Football 3. " IFisi- to resolve and pa to per for,,, Elton K. Lewis Liuie Springy Philo; Y. M. C. A.; Secretary Y. A. 3; Philo Treasurer 2; Class Treasurer 3; Peacock Staff 3; Chemistry Assistant: ' llcsiHitch in llo .- ' " ( biisnuss.m Philo; Y. M. C. A.; Extemporaneous- Contest 3; Orchestra 2; Choir 1, 2, 3; ' Friendship Team 2; Oratorical Coutestj 3; Estes Park 3. " Discretion i„ speech i inore tin qiiFncc. ' ' Harry R. Pond Fiiyette Zetli: E. S. C; Glr,- CluV. 2; Troubadours 2, 3; Fnotball 1; ■ • J illfted; " " Come Out of the Kiteheu; " " The Prince Cha]i. " " Il ' lieii she Itti passed, it seems like Ike passing of ' ' " if] tfi ! ir . ' • Eiyx KiK Pi Fayette J ; W. S. W. : Y. W. C. A. ; Peacock , ' Staff 3; V. A. A. Board 2, 3; Life Sav- 1 ing Corps 2, 3; Maj- Fete 1,J; W.-S. W. ! ■ Secretary 3; CoUe inn StaW 2, 3; Lake teeneva 3; P. K. 1, 2. r " J ri 77(t ifar maketh a nieifi) coun- tenance. ' ' LuiiAX Barth Cresco Zeta; Sinina Tnu Delta; Y. W. C. A.; May Kttc 1 ; Graduate in Piano 2; f ' renrli Cluh i; Post-Graduate in Piano .-1; Ari;umpanist iur Miss Lela JI. Bell 2; I ; lee I inb Accompanist 2, 3 ; Friendship Team 3. •• Willi rion ' t fhe men. propone,, mamma? Ki.i }o ■ ' Lkola Morr!so We-it Union y. W. C. A. : Zeta ; Sigma Tau Delta, ygm friend is forever a friend. ' ' Tabou) Hall Faye i Philo; Y. M. C. A. " His heart as far frmu frainl ax Ji,i en from earth. " ,BUTH Oberfell Oelwein Beta; Y. W. C. A. ' ■Whether with Reason, or icith Instinct blest, ' Know, all enjoy that pow ' r wltich suits them T}est. " I I.iA ' CRA Bennett Garner Aoiiia; V. W. C. A.; F. S. T. C. 1, 2. " An " ' ■ ' ■ ' " ■« " ' ? " " for vtie! Dralli r iftAjv.v nqunl llii Iiioh ami the r:w C ' LiFFiiisD v.. IlFADT ciTON Prosper, MJ Pliild Pi ICfl|.|ia f)elta; Y. M. C,- .; TracR S; Debatd 1, -, :i ; Extemiiorait. ' niis 2; B iness MaiLi cr Peacock :j; (hiss VifcBfesident 2, :i ; President Fi IvMupa Delta ; Student Council 2; Y. M. l l i- net 2 ;| Secretary Treasurer TenniajK -Sso- eiatioif 1, 3, 3; Chorus 3; Wipj ; -•As- sistant! in Chemist rv 3; ' " ( Slelting Pot " B; Estes Pal 3. ■■ Inni. I i hip. t [If ,.,.1 U,is )i,.„lr. ' ; liming iiirl. " Fkki Laksiix E. S. c. ; Zeth; Basketliall 1, liall 1, 2, : iVh, I Eliz.vkfttt Cornell Ossiau Auiiia; Sigma Nu Sigma; Y. W. C. A.; Glee Club 1, 2; Collegian Staff 2; ilav Fete 1, 2; Y. W. Pageant 2; " Just a Little Mistake. " ■•Slit talks and Imiiihs and .v ' " .s,- Js ever miiidful of allj Charles Sullivan Clermont R. S. C: FootbaU 1. 2, STTBasketball d-. 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2, A: V. i. Club; Trou- badours I, 2, 3; (lnliP=rtfa 1, 2, 3; Band .S Jlotrjfiid a pood friend. " ' A ' Ei A Tadisox Edgewoo V. W. C. A.; I. S. T. ( ' . 1, 2. • ' The u-nrxt fault j rytJffTfe is to iloic. " HJUiKv siiuTox Clermont Ti. S. r.: ( ' ,„. i. 2; Baseball 1, 2; Foot- lial! " ; Tail Kapi ' a Epsilon. ••lit coiilemplalion, passing still his 1., Y. W. O. A.; r. S. T. C. Xu Sit;nia. J)oyNAiKEi Baker Hofp Fayette Auuia; V. V. 0. A.; Y. W. Cabinet 1, 3; V. A. A. BoanI -2. ■. Y. W. Pageant 1, 2; ilay Fitf _; i hiss Treasurer 1; Peacock Staff : ' . ; ■••lu ' -t a Little Mis- take; " " The Otlicr Woman: ' ' " The Dear Dei arte(l. " Seraphs share iritli tlic Kiiiiiclr,]in : But Art. oh man, is thine alum . ' " CLASS OFFICERS SENIOR CLASS Pi-esi(lent Xeil Pierce Vice-President John DeLong Secretary Reuel Reif Treasurer Eleanor Parker Class Achdser Dr. Dickman JUNIOR CLASS Pi-esident Gerald ]McElrot Vice-President . . . Clifford Headington Secretary Gladys ilcELROY Treasurer . . . Elton Lewis. Vera Decker Class Ad aser Prof. Hoff SOPHOMORE CLASS President Alton Sanders Vice-President Roy Williams Secretary-Trea.snrer . . . Vaylard Hurmence Class Ad dser Prof. Deming FRESHMAN CLASS President Arthur Carpenter Vice-President " William Gutches Secretary-Treasurer .... ] Iarie Mosby Class Adviser Prof. Swaney m m M m m m m ;w m SOPHO.MORKS i ifj iri m J it m O.slraml.-r li.-iiesli. Wilkiiis, .1. L; f..r,l. .Mel s, , Cnnk. Krllrr. I ' P, Widser, iloolcv. Littell, Orr, liraiiin.--. iiiKlcr. Davis. Ufiidu Sfofielfl, Rippe, Sanders, Volk, Rawsdii. Sillaft-v, Biirg -I, Sfhui ' i Fox (ii ns Cuirv UrTuii-nn ll;il ' .is " n. Holthaus, Simek, Baker, Miller. Kul-isli, Sli.ldon, Hanson, Welch, EdKii- Ji ' inis.luii ' .Siiiiili l ' ;akLr, S, luiike. Bortner, Swenson, Allyn, Bum.iti, li.uhin, Pullen, Stranahan ' Xus, Pattison, Kollman, Martin, Opperud, N,uss, .Stalnaker A MESSAGE OF SYMPATHY It is usually customary on a page of tliis nature to tell of the history of the class, or tell of the remarkable indi acluals that make up the class as a whole. But this time we of the Soi)homore class will do a little differently. Those who were in school last year know the historj of this scintillating cla.ss nearly as well as we do ourselves. We are also too modest to tell you of the brilliance of our individual members, and then too we are assiuning that the faculty and student body are intelligent enough to see this for themselves. " We, the cla.ss of twenty eight, wish to take this opportunity to express our sympathy to the members of those classes who have gone before and to those who will follow in our footsteps. We sjTnpathize with them because through some ill fate they are unable to be parts of the cla-ss of twenty-eight. To the, pre.sent Freshman class do we especially extend our sympathy. Theirs is indeed an unfortunate lot ! They are just a year too late to be members of tliis most illustrious group of young people and they follow us much too closely not to be contrasted unfavorably with the class of twenty-eight. However, even their dark cloud is not Avithout its silver lining. Their misfortune is somewhat alle ' iated by the fact that to them is granted the privilege not only of attend- ing that school at the same time as the class of twenty-eight. Think of the honor and prestige that will come to them in years to com e when they are able to say, " I was attending U. I. IJ. when the class of twenty-eight was in .school! " Next to being in the cla.ss the greatest honor that coiUd come to them is that of following in our footsteps and walking in the jiaths that we have trod. Let them profit by our example. They will, at least learn not to get up and leave a progi-am when they cannot put on a better one. Let us again reiterate our condolences to those of you who are so unfortunate as not to be members of the class of twenty-eight. ml Ill THE PEACOCK m :f m m m [f m FRESHMEN W. re KiUerlain. Starr, Carpenter. .Tones. Barthell. Guix. Casey, Hodson.. Cuftman. Perkins. Gladwin. .Jones, Probasco. Finch. Northrop. Bennington, Cahill. Iletzel. Gratke. Mattocks, Pickman, Anderson, Beeman, Schmitz, Bobbins, Zink, Hoyt, Mosby, Child. Rawson, Hunertberg. Keller % I FRESHMEN ' :i: " ii, liiitl-r. Srliwuri , (_ liatjil ' . 1 liM. JIontroKs, Fawcett, Holtzman, Baker, Hansel, Servoss, Kieron Kevane. Bell, Kneeland, Livingston, Gutches, Hahn, Mount ' , Anderson, Harvey, Carvey, Cook, Robinson McMasters, Little, Davies, Follen, Fauser, Hartman, Robinson, Guyer, Baldwin thp: freshmen We entered college after the many trials and tribulations of obtaining board and room, folloAved by that most heinous of tortures — " registration day. " The whole affair was a gruelling process. Picking out studies only to find a conflict, but after the first few nerve-racking days of college life, we became full-fledged college f reslimen — in our o m minds at least. Oh, we were gi-een, we ' ll admit that, but are not all young, growing things fresh, green and immature ? However with plenty of air, sunshine, warmth and tender care, the most puny specimens may be brought to a point of glorious health. So with the Fi-eshmen, who under the kind tutelage of the gi-acious Sophomores, were gentlj ' boosted over the bumps of the " Green Cap " stage, were healthy enough to put up a splendid appearance in the annual cla.ss scrap. This rather notable event was held October 17, and was a remarkable dis- play of brawn, brains and ditches, together with argiimentative power and phys- ical prowess. The genial Soph ' s after slipping one over on us, consented to allow the removal of our badges of infancy, so that we were soon able to walk around quite cockily and complacently without ha ng to make a ha.sty re- treat for a forgotten cap. Time passed and we became accustomed to the rules of the Blue Book, obeyed them to the letter, and devoured our lessons with the greatest zeal and energy. Yet we had to organize a class spirit. Tliis, however, appeared in the inter-cla.ss basket ball tournament when our Freslunen boys ba.sket ball quintet quietly, unauspiciously yet quite completely whipped and trod upon the dignity of the older cla.sses in the tourney. The green, growing things had developed, be- come beautiful and verj- active. The basketball five were so good that they rivaled the varsity team in splend- or. The Freslunen debaters stepped forth in modest glory and made the best showing of any such team of the past few classes. Thus the Freshmen have reached a state of comparative maturit.y, respected and admired in spite of our first futile attempts, and flagi-ant short-comings, appealed to for aid and support in college acti aties and were relied upon in time of need. We now feel that we are a part of the college even though the Seniors may feel that the college is going to the kids. We are a real vital part, quite as necessary as the Seniors, certainly as able as the Juniors, while we are superior to the Sophomores in tliat we ai-e al le to maintain perfect solem- nity and gi ' avity in chapel hour. In time all young things develoji and grow in stature and Avisdom — give the Freshmen time — that ' s all that ' s needed. SPECIAL AND COMMERCIAL President Ida Geuder Vice-President Margaret Lusk Seoretary and Treasurer Lila Yisger ilotto — Grin and Grind Ida Geuder — " She is so free, so Isind, so apt, so blessed a disposition. ' ' Alice Fleming — ' ' A maid of grace an d complete majesty. ' ' Margaret Lusk — " If I do vow a friendship, I ' ll perform it to the last article. ' Lila Visger — ' ' As full of spirit as the month of May. ' ' . LuciLE Brat — " Amen, if you love her; for the lady is well worthy. " Elmer Paulson — ' ' Men of few words are the best men. ' ' Elbert W.a.tts — " Every man has his faults and honesty is his. " TO PROF., BILLINGS Here ' s to the teacher " n-ith a smile. Who often times dispelled a froAvn. To encourage us to things ■worth while. Who always looked u]i and never down. He has such a joU.v smiling way. Of urging us to do our best. His cheer drives all our gloom away And instills in us new zest. Though many miles from here we stray, To accomplish things worth M-hile, Down in our hearts we ' 11 tuck away The thought of his cheerful smile. M. L. Athletics U. I. U. SWEATER MEN Bernard Urexx Basketball -i. Football 3, Baseball 2 John De Long Football 4 Levi Krough Football 3, Baseball 2 Neil Pierce Football 1 Alva Gray Football 1 Charles Sullivan .... Basketball 2, Baseball 2, Football 3 Fred Lar.son Basketball 2, Baseball 2 Roger Dooley Football 2, Baseball 1, Basketball 2 Elwood Volk . Football 2, Track 1 Charles Bigler Baseball 2 Robert McLease Basketball 2, Track 1 Earl Keller Football 2 U. I. U. LETTER MEN George Henn Baseball 1 Clifford Headington Track 1 Charles Whitney Track 1 Gerald McElroy Baseball 1 Orlean Cayou Baseball 1 William Gutches Football 1, Basketball 1 Eugene Harvey Football 1, Basketball 1 Fred Livingston Football 1, Basketball 1 Wallace Smith Basketball 1 Beryl Martin Track 1 Dan Bell Basketball 1 :w m TRACK SEASON Track, a recent addition to the sports curriculum at Upper Iowa, saw great improvement in its standing both in the student interest created and the type of work accomplished. The only dual meet of the season was held witli Luther College who defeated the Peacocks on the local track by copping eighty -five and two thirds points to Upper Iowa ' s forty-eight and one third. The locals made the competition stiff and the meet interesting by winning six tirst places. Cliff Headington ran a pretty race in the half mile to win in 2 min. 9:4 sec. Luverne Kiple copped the 100 — yard dash with a mark of 10:2 seconds. Harold Heywood took first in the 440 — yard dash with a record of 54:2 seconds. El wood Volk won the discus throw with a heave of 111 ft. 2 in. " Bill " Tate outleaped all opponents in the high jump with a jump of 5 ft. 6 in. The U. I. U. half mile relay team had their own way to win easily in 36:2 seconds. This team was composed of Wliitney, Martin, Heywood and Kiple. Kobert McLease also won a letter by grabbing second place in the pole vault and second in the two mile run. Whitney, an all round star, took seconds in the high and low hurdles and in the 220-yard dash. Upper Iowa ' s showing was excellent and the sport should become steadily strengthened under the able tutelage of Coach Billings. illings (Coach), He sby, Martin, Kiple. ood (Captain). Headington Wliitney, Rippe, Sheldon, Bake m Fred Larson Orlean Cayou George Henn Earl Jenny . Boyd Hodson . Charles Sullivan Levi Krough Bernard Urenn Elwood Volk Lem Smek itcher Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Pitcher Catcher Catcher First and Second Base First Base First Base Coach Captain Vincent Luce . Second Base and Outfield Roger Dooley . . Second Base and Outtield Gerald McElroy Shotrstop Adolph Laukitzen Sliortstop and Third Base Ruel Randall . Third Base and Shortstop John Lyford Third Base Charles Bigler Howard Borland Vaylard Hurmence A ' iRGEL Barrett Ontfield Ontfleld Outfield Outfield Wb The team started like a house afire a rainst Ellsworth in the opener at home Aiiril 14th. The Peacocks submerged the Iowa Palls aggregation under an avalanche of hits while Larson hurled superb ball. The final score was 10 to 1. Captain Bigler and Urenn were the offensive .stars. Bigler collected a homer and two singles while Urenn helped himself to a circuit clout and a triple. April 17th Coe invaded the Peacock cajnp and left with a 9 to 7 Anctorj ' in ten innings. The blue and Avhite sluggers hammered the offerings of Bird hard and drove him from the box but could not stem the terrific hitting Kohawks. Borland and Bigler starred, the former getting a four ba.se wallop. Next follow a trip to Coe and Cornell with the locals dropping two close contests. Larson. Peacock mound ace, held the Kohawks to four singles and Avas in addition the hitting star witli two walks, a single and a homer that ac- counted for all the r. 1. r. counters. Larson was in rare form but loose fielding resulted in a 6 to 3 defeat. The next day we lost to Cornell 6 to 5. Henn and Hod.son jiitched good ball but received ragged support. Randall had a big day with a triple, a double and a single. ilay Sth Cornell submitted to the powerful slants of " Zebe " Larson and the Peacocks emerged victorious 2 to 1. Lar.son hurled the best game seen here in recent years, holding the CoiTiellians without a .safe blow until two w-ere out in the final frame. The big twirler also struck out tliirteen men. Bigler poled one far away with Randall on ba.se, thvts accounting for the Peacock tallies. The following Monday Upper Iowa dropped a li.stless game to St. Thomas 7 to 2. Dooley drove out two singles. lay 12th the Tutors invaded Fayette and clinched the game in the ojiening innings on Peacock misplays. Larson was relieved to save him for the game at Cedar Falls and Jenny pitched good ball the remainder of the contest. May loth U. I. I . lost tn the Pedagogs at Cedar Falls 5 to 4. White singled over second bringing in the winning tally with two out in the ninth inninar. Lai-son hurled good ball and received air tight support. Bigler and Randall each cra.shed a pair of bingles while Volk slugged one over the fence. On the following day Ellsworth was taken into camp 9 to 2. Ilenn twirled brilliant ball for the Peacocks allowing but four hits, no earned nms, and striking out twelve batters. ■ Volk led the attack with four safe blows. 3Ia.v 25th the Peacocks bowed to the south paw slants of Ossie Orwall and were shut out by Luther 6 to 0. (ieorge Henn got the locals only bingle. June 2nd. in a game halted in the sixth inning by rain Luther College took the last college game of the season 2 and 1. Bigler connected for a home run and a single. In the Commencement day game Ujjper Iowa was the victor over the Rudd semi-pro team 5 to 4 in a close battle. ] IcElroy got a homer. Doc turned out a fine pitching staff centered around Larson who had a splendid sea.son on the mound. Captain Bigler and " Hughie " Randall were the offensive stars all season. m PERSONNEL Dr. John Dormax Bernard Urenn Alton Sanders Coach Captain Business Manager Fred Larson Forward Roger Dooley .... . . Forward Robert McLease Center . Charles Sullivan Guard . Levi Krough Guard . FOOTBALL TEAM GuTCHES Left End DeLong (Captain) Left Tackle VoLK Left Guard IlRENN Center . Krough Bight Guard Pierce Right Tackle Sullivan Riglit End Dooley Quarter Back Livingston Left Half Back Harvey Right Half Back Keller Full Back William Gutches Fred Livingston Eugene Harvey Wallace Smith Dan Bell W. Whitney Simek Barthel, Pr. tt Hender-son Bell Henn Lypord Tresemer Hodsox, C. Whitney Cayou, Hetzel Wallace Smith CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS m m m The 1925 Peacock grid squad covered Upper Iowa with p:lory by tying with Simpson College for the championship of the Iowa conference. The Upper Iowa record of five ' ictories and one conference defeat represented the best sea.son in yeare. Coach Doraian labeled his team the best gi ' id combination he ever trained. " Doc " has turned out a large number of winners too in his thirteen years at U. I. U. The initial encounter of the season was on Sept. 27th with the sti ' ong St. Thomas team at St. Paul in a non-conference tilt. The Peacocks gave e denee of their calilier by pushing over a touchdown on the Irish but the Cadets tied the count 6 to 6 when they scored after recovering a blocked jnint. The St. Paul sports writers dubbed Dooley, " Iowa ' s Demon Plunger " . The first conference tilt was captured from Central on the home field by a score of 22 to 14. The Peacock.s displayed great power but appeared to weaken in the final quarter when the visitors aerial attack accounted for their brace of touehdo •ns. Captain DeLong. Urenn, Dooley and Keller w-ere the stars of this game. The Peacocks really found themselves the following Friday when the St. Ambrose line was riddled to ribbons before the .smashing of Dooley and Kellar and Upped Iowa severely drubbed the conquerors of Simpson 27 to 0. This defeat, one of the worst administered in the Iowa conference all season, oc- cured on Oct. 23rd. DeLong, Urenn and Krough were a bulwark in the for- ward wall while the whole backfield stai-red. Homecoming day came on Oct. 31st and in a field of mud the Peacocks again romjjed away victorious, tliis time overcoming Iowa We.sleyan 13 to 0. " Bill " Gutehes, fleet freshman end, caught Keller ' s pass and raced twenty yards for a touchdown in the opening minutes of play, while " Red " Li •ingston cinched the game in the final quarter by lugging back a punt thirty five yards for a second marker. Urenn and Volk were the line .stars. Gutehes played a great game at left end. Presenting a lineup sprinkled with subs and injured veterans I ' pper Iowa staged a wliirlwind finish to vanijuish Ellsworth College 21 to on Nov. 7th. Dooley ' s plunging sparkled while Livingston, diminutive half back, furnished the feature of the contest by tearing around left end with perfect interference sixty-five yards for a touchdown. This was the longest run for touchdown from scrimmage, recorded in Iowa college football for the 1925 sea.son. The season ' s only setback occurred on the unlucky 13th of November at Cedar Falls 14 to 7. The Tutors counted the winning marker on a fluke when Horton grabbed up a fumble and raced fifty yards to the goal line. Urenn and SuUivan played a whale of a game in the line while Liring-ston stai-red on the offense. Then in the big Luther game at Decorali the following week, the Peacocks fought their way to the sweetest victory of the seas on, elincliing a place at the top of the conference -with a decisive 12 to wan over their old rivals. " Red " Livingston was a sensation with runs of forty-five and fifty-five yards. Urenn, Volk and Pierce were demons in the line play while Captain DeLong got off (Ill ii iiiiirv kie " nilly for I ' . I. I nty-fivc vMi ' d |iiiiit in llir last (|iiartei ' which stopjicd a " Nors- aiid h ' ll t(i thi- last l ' i)|)cr Iowa counter. This was Jolin ' s last kick . anil it Mas a darb. The jjiithcr s;nm tinishcd the urid cai-ccrs of I)cLoni :. Frenn Kroug:h and Pierce all veteran linemen A ho liore the lirnnt of the playing: in every contest. The Luther victory jilaeed Tpjier Iowa in a tie with Workman ' s Simpson team for the loop title. Many honors were heaped tijion the Peacocks by the sport writei ' s of the state in reeo rnition of their brilliant work. Smith of the Des IMoines Capitol rated TJrenn at center, Captain DeLong at tackle. Volk at guard and Dooley at jtya qiiarter back on the first all-conference team. Krongh at gitard, Sullivan at Ml end, Keller at fitllback and Living:ston at left half were placed on the second M team by the same writer. Sec. Taylor of the Des iloines Register gaA ' e Volk and Dooley all conference positions and placed Kellar and Urenn on the second team. Coach Dorman gave a banquet at the close of the sea.son in honor of his team and it was here that Earl " Duke " Kellar, hard hitting fullback, was elected to ca]itain the 1926 team. Letters were awarded to but eleven men a.s none of the .substitittes got into the lineup sufficiently to win the coveted U. I. . The student body and faculty showed their appreciation by raising a fund and purcha.sing gold footballs for the individital members of the championship team. Coach Dorman was also honored in the same way for his great work in turning out a title winner. Those who made up the regular eleven were a.s folloAvs : Bernard Urenn of Plymouth, center, whose calling of signals and outstanding play in the center of the line was the cla.ss of the conference ; Captain John DeLong of Waterloo and Neil Pierce of Brazil, Indiana, tackles, Avho were bears in their positions and the former ' s punting of high class: Elwood Volk of Independence and Levi Krough of Plymouth, guards, who were stone walls of defense against the op- posing backs; Charles Sullivan of Clermont and William Gutches of Osage, ends, whose ability to grab ball carriers back of the scrimmag-e line made them feared and whose interference on end runs was brilliant ; Roger Dooley of Waterloo, quarterback, who ranked second in conference scoring and wa.s al- ways capable to make substantial gains against any team ; Eugene Harvey of Fayette,right half back, whose interference aided the other backs to make long gains; Fred Livingston of Cresco, left half back, whose spectacular end runs were the sensation of the conference ; and Earl Keller of Terril, fitllback, whose hard tackling and terrific line plunging could not be stopped by any team encountered. Robert Fox of Fayette won a manager ' s letter. Coach Dorman deserves a large share of the credit for the team ' s brilliant success as his was the responsibility, woriy, and niapjjing out of the style of attack which brought Tapper Iowa once more into the limelight in the national college .sport. " Doc ' s " plays were puzzlers to opponents all season and in honoring the great team we must stop and recognize the imtiring efforts of ; ' ll i our wonderful coach who made the " Fighting Peacocks " the champion team that thev were. THE PEACOCK i|| SEASON ' S GAMES January Jauuarv Januan January January January 21 January 22 Januarj ' 23 January 30 February 1 February 5 February 6 February 10 February 12 February 15 February 24 March 2 18 Iowa Wesleyau Parsons pjllsworth Central College Iowa Wesleyan Buena Vista Westeri) XTniou Ellsworth Simpson Penn Penn Simpson State Teachers Parsons Luther State Teachers Luther Mount Pleasant Fairfield Fayette Fayette Fayette Storm Lake Le Mars Iowa Falls Fayette Fayette Oskaloosa Inilianola Fayette Fayette Decorah Cedar Falls Fayette Fpper Upper Upper Upper Upper Upper Upper Upper Ujiper ITpper XTpper Upper Upper Upper Upper Tapper TTpper Iowa 21 Iowa Ki Iowa 21 Iowa 22 Iowa 19 Iowa 22 Iowa 13 Iowa 31 Iowa 16 Iowa 22 Iowa 39 Iowa 23 Iowa 13 Iowa 13 Iowa 19 Iowa 12 Iowa 27 PERSONNEL Urexn (Captain), Larson, Sullivan, McLeese, Dooley, Gutches, Smith, Livingston, Bell, Harvey, Krough 1926 CAGE SEASON I pju ' r Iowa opt ' iied the basketball season with a trip to Iowa Wesleyaii and Parsons on January 4th and r)tii from wiiieli they emerged with a 21 to 16 vic- tory over the former team and a 20 to 16 defeat at the hands of the latter quint. Following tliis jaunt Doe ' s cagers met with a rather disastrous home stay in two defeats in three starts. EUswoj-th took home a one-point victory over the Peacocks and Central a 26 to 22 win in an overtime tilt. Iowa Wesleyan M ' as again defeated by the loeal warriors 19 to 13. Donnan had been ha dng great difficulty in getting together an aggregation which worked well together and had been using a complete Freshman team alternating with a team of upper classmen. The Peacocks left on their .second trip January 21st and lost the first encounter to Buena Vista 26 to 22. Captain Urenn scored sixteen points for Upper Iowa in this game and came through for eight more the following night when the Peacocks dropped a 17 to 13 decision to Western I ' nion. The western trip was wound up with a sweet victory over Ellsworth 31 to 11. Final exam week the Peacocks seemed to recover from their slump and turned back the invading Simpson five with the short end of a 16 to 12 coimt in a game featured by close guarding. Two days later the Peacock five played great liall and took the famous Penn team into camp 22 to 20 in a whirlwind finish with Smith and Larson in the stellar roles. A trip to Oskaloosa and Indianola the .same week was not so succe.s.sful as Penn emerged victor 43 to 39 in a game featured by brilliant basket shooting while Simp.son walloped the locals 37 to 23 in a decisive fa.shion. Following this ti-ip the Peacocks tangled with their old rivals, the Tutors and lost 18 to 13 when Morrison of the visitors got a " hot wrist " in the final period. This defeat was followed by two more, one to Luther 23 to 19 at Decorah and the other 37 to 12 in the worst loss of the season at Cedar Falls. The Peacocks seemed to play inconsistently and could not find the loop when opportunities presented them.selves. The final contest of the season found the Peacocks at their best and the blue and white basketeers outplayed their old rivals the " Nor.skies " in every department of the game to win handily 27 to 20. The team work and ba.sket shooting was the be.st of the sea.son and the rare form displayed by the Peacocks gave promise of a better season in 1927. Captain Urenn was the outstanding player on the Peacock team being among the leaders in indi dual scoring in the Iowa Conference as well a.s performing well in his capacity a.s one of the best guards in the conference. Urenn will be the only letter man lost to the squad for 1927 and the sho Wng of the freshmen this year makes the future look rosy for U. I. IT. Upper Iowa lost six games by a margin of four points and in addition were also defeated by one and by five points. Thus eight close losses were suffered by the locals. Despite the fact that the locals lost a large number of games they played every team in the conference on even terms. |} THE PEACOCK m ; : [f f m NORTHEASTERN IOWA DISTRICT TOURNAMENT Class " B " IJoys High School Teams The CImss ■ ' ! " District Toui ' iiaiiiriit of Xdrthcjisti ' rn Imva Avas held at Fayette under tiic auspices (if ri)]iei ' loAva riiiversity. Out of a fast field of eight teams re])re.sentiiig- the best section of this part of tiie state, Keystone emerged ctorio s over Orange Township in the final game by a 29 to 22 score. The winning team was a well-balanced aggregation displaying sparkling team work, clever dribbling and a deadly eye for the hoop. Captain Heckt the leader of the Keystone team was the clcA-erest dribbler and fastest breaking forward of the liiiiiney. .lonlt his running mate was also a good shot and Ileitman and Teeklenlmrg at center and gnard were the tallest men entered, their height being of great advantage under the basket. Mussman at standing guard was a strong defensive player. Captain Weigle of the Orange To nship team was nndnnhtedly the best shot in the tourney as he scored twice as many points as any other player, getting a total of fifty-five jioints in three games. Klingaman stellar guard of Orange Avas also an outstanding player. Another man who deserves special mention is Captain Van Koten of Ilansell who was the M ' hole show for liis team. On the whole the touniey Ijrought together a fast group of teams and the competition was exceedingly close. Kelton of Decorah and Rapp of Ames acted as the officials of the tourney. Due to the fact that the girls sectional tnurnanuMits were booked for the same dates Upper Iowa had to content herself with the one tourney this year. Last year an in ' itation tourney was held but the state official deemed that such a meet woidd interfere too much with teams taking ])art in the state elimination tournaments. First Round Wellsburg U Elgin 9 Orange Twp. 29 Elwood 12 Hansell 32 Luana 16 Keystone 19 Ilopkinton 10 Scmi-FiiHils Orange Twji. 29 Wellsburg 20 Kevstone 41 Hansell 20 Kevstone Finals 29 Orange Twp. 22 PEACOCK 1 fJ m m m m M m U m m _ ' -- ' - ' - . ' !1 — 10. A. A. «=i ' =- _ - _ . - -r W. A. A. BOARD Ilikino ' . Long Distance Donnafred Hoff IIikin«r. Short Distance Haeriet Barrett Swimming Marion IIumiston Hockey Eleanor Parker Swimming (President) Kitty Otley Gym, Rhythm, Track, Volley Ball .... Miss Brown Tennis (Vice-President) Emma Burkhart Basketball (Trea.siirer) Gladys McElroy Hygiene (Secretary) Bessie Oelberg Baseball Kathryn Kirwin W. A. A. ACTIVITIES The W. A. A. has worked with great zeal aud under the supervision of Miss Brown has completed the year with much success. The fall sports were much enjoyed. The girls on the W. A. A. Board had charge of the various sports. They were short distance hiking, long distance hiking, hockey, hygiene, tennis, and volley ball. The winter sports included rhythm, floorwork. swimming, and basketball. Rhythm was one of the newer acti ties and was well accepted by the girls. It has been the custom during the la-st few years for the W. A. A. Board to send out in dtations to the high .schools of the neighboring towns requesting their participation in the tournament to be held here and we hoped " that we might be able to continue this. However, the sectional -vdnners of the Boys ' Basketball Tournament entered the Northeastern Iowa Tournament hei-e and owing to the conflict we were unable to have the Girls ' Tournament. On the evenings of February 15th and 16th, the girls held their Interclass Tournament. This year ' s Sophomore girls were the champions of last year ' s tournament. lany of the old players are still in the cla.ss and their ability to play has not at all decrea.sed. The Sophomores had fine team work and beat the Seniors by a score of 15 to 1. The Freshmen, in the follo -ing game played the Juniors and won by a score of 19 to 3. Both of these teams could also boa.st of several good players. On Tuesday e ening. the teams were more evenly matched and made the games more interesting. The Juniors secured third place by beating the Seniors 5 to 3. In the final game, the Sophomores defeated the Freshmen 13 to 10. The Sophomores were well desei-ving of the honor wliich they won. On January 20. the Physical Education Department gave a demonstration. The first was a drill in floor work consisting of eighteen Freshmen and Sopho- more girls. Miss Brown had charge of this group. Then followed some appara- tus work on the stationary hoi-se. About ten girls participated and each did their part very well. The third feature was the Indian-club Diill in wliich fifteen girls took part. The drill was very good and all kept in perfect order • nthout interruption. Six overalled farmerettes carrying lanterns and wearing large hats performed an interesting dance wliich awakened the Scarecrow. Tliis limber specimen also gave an interpretation of a dance much to the enjo nent of the audience. The clog dance was a very active part of the perfonnance. The color scheme of the dancers was especially delightful. The final number was a scarf dance performed by four girls. The ease and grace with which this wa.s executed was a veiy delightful part of the iirogram. Several of the features were entirely new to the spectators and so furnished an especially entertaining evening. The W. A. A. Board has also brought about a reorganization of the Honor Point System. The girls who attended the convention found that we were the only ones who had not standardized our system. In order to be recognized by other colleges we are going to prepare the rules for the new system so- it will be ready to go into effect next year. The spring activities take place just after spring vacation. They include baseball, tennis, swimming, hiking, and track. Track is also a new sport for Upper Iowa but has created much interest. Durihg commencement week there will be a " Sports ' Day " when all of the activities will be represented. Activities ' m ' THE PEACOC K || | STUDENT COUNCIL 111 Swartley (President). DeLorg, Heiiduigton. Otlev. Tresmer, Mi-Elroy, Oellierg, Lyfnrd. Prof. Mongold .I4IM) The Gamma Delta Kappa ehib was organized in 1914. It is a debating club, organized for the purpose of stimulating forensic work among the upper classes. jMembership is limited to twelve, and good scholarship is an essential for eligibility. The meetings during the pa.st year have been of two types, — some being debates, and others discussions. Some of the most im])ortant questions taken up this year were : Resolved. That the United States should join the World Court. Resolved, That the literary societies on our campus shoidd l)e abolished. Should there be uniform marriage and divorce laws? Colors: Maroon and lyoiy Flower: American Beauty Ro.se Motto: " Oputtonev Baoews " THE PEACOCK CRAMMING Professor L ' . K. Tlieljerrics of the I ' liiversity of SIkiuhh ' nt liiifroiii. .Missouri, recently con- cluded a series of experiments with hit iic " ' miiidrending iiiaihine, llie informograph. Prof. Theberries has always beeu opposed to the practice of cramming before an examination, and with this new instrument he is able to tell exactly what thoughts occujiy the mind of a student after a siege of cramming. The instrument has been so [lerfected as to give a tyi)ewritten record of its work. Students taking various courses were subjected to the examinatioi] and the results all went to show that there was a general mix-up of all tlie subjects in the minil of the student at examination time with the ennihasis falling on the one closest at hand. The following were some of the results: No. 1. — Kecord taken the night before a History examination from a student taking a course in M. and I. history, chemistn ' , Spanish, algebra, and education: Napoleon Boueparte pro- tected Fort Espauol from an attack by General Hypothesis on the fifteenth day of school vaca- tion. Martin lAither tacked his elements to the conjugational ring-stand in the case of peda- gogy. The Franks were a tribe of super-saturated .school teachers whose linear forms decom- posed with mucho gusto. No. 2. — Record taken from a student (girl) taking a course in biology, English literature, music, home economics, and swimming: The Elizabethan period was marked by three stages of development, the low pitch, the breast stroke, and the boiling point. Milton, although blind in one cell, fricasseed the swan in an inherited f!at. Bacon was parboiled for ten counts by the jack-knife Modernists. No. 3. — Record taken from a student (football player) taking a course in American liter- ature, German, chemistry ' , and radio physics: Oliver Wendell Cooper wrote ' ' The Amplifieatiou of the Flying Tackle. ' ' William Culleu Poe was born at Station H.SOj. Patrick Henry said, " Ach Himniel. der audio-frequency is precipitated. " Van Dyke Holmes finished his end run in an aquatic trough. No. 4. — The fourth test, however, brought a diiferent and unexijected result. The subject was a bright young fellosv wiiose ancestors for generations back had been noted for their poet- ical inclinations. This young maji like his forefathers was also destined to be a poet of no mean ability. During the week preceding the test by the informograph, he had heard so much exhortation from the various professors concerning the evils of cramming that he had refrained from doing any of it himself and the superfluous advice was almost the entire content of his thought. . s a result of this and his poetical nature the record took the form of a poem as follows: The present-day professor Deems it duty number one To depict the art of cramming As a crime that all should shun. .And I have often wondered As I ' ve heard them sling their line, If it doesn ' t hurt their conscience To exchange their lies for mine. It doesn ' t seem to phase them though To con.stantly remind us That the ' ' Satan ' ' in our foremost plans Should at once be put behind us. But viewing it in different light I find a new solution. I ' 11 bet a dozen berries It ' s to help the in.stitution. They know it ' s human nature To do just what we shouldn ' t! And if they told us all to cram They know we ' ll learn it all at onee And cram in all we find, But in a case of ' ' have to ' ' Will call a little back to mind. And after all that ' s better Than sitting like a dunce And trying to think back eighteen weeks And write it all at once. So when a prof says, ' ' Don ' t you cram ; ' ' Somewhere dow-n in his heart, He really says, " Go to it, boy. That ' s where I got my start. " H. G. m m m m m PI KAPPA DELTA Dickman. Galbretll. Hovt, lietzel, Davies. Dci ' ker, J. Lvfmci, Buik, KichikIi. Mi ' XmuI, HeadinKl ' " !. Schneider, Crain, Hunnence, t ' rieden, Rawson, Smith, Kieron, Wilkins, Webb, Jones, Gray, Bailey, Scoheld, McElroy. Hall, Smith, Burget, Hotehkin, Barrett, Martin. Parker, Loughrey THE PEACOCK m FORENSICS Pbofkssor Swaney forensics swaxey — Pi Kappa Delta — These three words are al- most synonymous in V. I. U. We cannot think of f oreusics n ' i t h o u t thinking in terms of Pro- fessor Swaney ' s untiring and unpaid services. The College via the ' ' Foren- sic ' ' page in the Pea- cock expresses gratitude to Coach Swaney. Nei- ther do we think of forensics or Professor Swaney without thinking of that forensic frater- nity, Pi Kappa Delta, especially as it carries I)ractically half of the forensic budget for U. I. U. Forensics at U. 1. L . include debate, oratory. The men ' s contest finds almost a dupli -ate of the women back a second while Mr. Robert Smith in oratory failed to place. There is an abundance of material for next year that will have experience so in prophe- sying for next year we believe sincerelv that great opportunities lie in store for us. Professor Swaney has been able to produce the teams that he has in spite of the fact that he has been away so much, by the help of the coaching statF comprised of Frieden, Robert Smith, and Hoyt. The two latter have taken a great many of the details from Coach Swaney ' s shoulders. Pi Kappa Delta has pla.ved no small ])art in the forensic progi ' am tliis year. Since the time school started a continual drive has been made to secure funds sufficient enough to send a worthy representation to Estes Park. During the .vear students will remember the very high class program sponsored by P. K. D. featuring Mrs. McVeety, a concert soloist. Later in the year, a peppy home talent entertainment was staged. P. K. D. is the largest in the history of the local chapter and a leader among the other chapters in the United States. During the Spring vacation of 1920 the great aspiration of P. K. D. will be attained. Eight members of Iowa Eta Chapter will be participating in a great national forensic tournament. Professor Swane.T will not attend. Those chosen to represent our chapter are Karleton Grain, Oratorj-; Edith Frieden, Orator ' ; Harriet Barrett and Henry Galbreth, Extems; Wilkins and McElroy. Women ' s Debate; Robert Smith and Claire Ho.vt, Men ' s Debate. U. I. U. is proud to have a chapter of P. K. D. capable of .sending a delegation of such great promise to a national meet. Forensics in 192o-lil26 have boomed. It is now among the very top of the college assets. The credit goes first to Professor Swaney, .second to Pi Kapfia Delta, ond third to a group of talented, hard-working, and deep-thinking students. C. P. H. contest and extemporaneous speaking. Debate has li e e n given sufl[ieient space under that head so this page will center more around the orato- rical and extempore divi- sions. U. I. V. was very ably represented by lioth men and women. The women ' s contest was held at Central Col- lege. Mildred McXoul was president this year, thus necessitating her liresence also. At this contest Miss Barrett won second in extern. Miss ? " ' rieden failed to place although the coach as- sures us that she did credit to the name of r. I. r. Mr. Galbreath brought WOMEN ' S DEBATE TEAM .ii.nrs. Wrlili. . Ic :iiil. Frifdeii, Wilkiiis, .M.- ' rin.y, Biiiley. Lrmghrcy. l;:nTi-tt Resolved, That the Eighteenth Amendment should be repealed. February 2 I. S. T. C. There Xeva Webb . egative I. S. T. C. Won CS. AfiATHA LOUGHREY U. r. U. Mildred McNaul February 12 I. S. T. C. Here Verene Bailey Affirmative I. S. T. C. Won vs. Gladys JIcElroy U. I. U. Mildred Wilkins February 17 Jowa Wesleyan There Edith Frieden Negative Iowa Wesleyan Won is. Harriet Barrett IT. I. u. Mildred McNaul February 17 Iowa Wesleyan Here Ella Jones Affirmative IT. I. U. Won r.s. Gladys McElroy U. I. U. Mildred Wilkins m : ] (m MEN ' S DEBATE TEAM M 1 (fi Smith, Kieron. Hall, Schneider. Hetzel. Hoyt. Lyford, Smith, Burget, Scofield, Headington, Dickman, OaHireth. Bing, Rawson, Davies, Martin Resolved, That the Constitution shnnld be amended to give Congress power to regulate child labor. .lai-ii.arv 18 Luther There Doxald Burget Affirmative No Decision George Scofield U. I. U. January 18 Luther Negative No Decision Negative Buena Vista Won Here Clarence Hall Beryl Martin U. T. V. February 23 Buena Vista There Royal Smith rs. Claire Hoyt U. I. V. Robert Smith t ' eln-uary 23 Buena Vista Here Clifford HEADixoTONNegative IT. I. TT. Won rs. Kenneth Rawson U. I. u. John Lyford February 24 Moruingside Tliere Royal Smith Negative Morningside Won V.I. Claire Hoyt IT. I. u. Robert Smith February 24 Morningside Here Clifford HEADiNGTONAtKruiative V. T. U. Won c.s. James Kieron U. I. V. John Lyford Feliruary 25 Western Uuion There Royal Smith Negative Western Union Won r.5. Claire Hoyt U. I. U. Robert Smith March 10 Kalamazoo Here John Lyford Affirmative U. T. TT. Won V.I. Claire Hoyt IT. I. IT. Robert Smith Resolved, That the Eighteenth Amendment should be repealed. " March 3 Coe There Henry Galbreth . Aflfiruiative Coe Won vs. Robert Dickman U. I. v. Dorr Bing March 3 Coe Here Harold Schneider Negative Draw rs. Walter Hetzel U. I. U. Leonard Davies Debate for U. I. U. staitotl with the scliool in the fall of ' 2.). Professor Swaney organized a debate class, giving t vo hours credit, «iiicli met every Wednesday throiigliout tlie first semester. Textbook work was pursued until the question came; then there was a lively period of scrimmage practice. Debate after debate developed silver-tongued and straight thinking debaters of Varsity calibre. Promising material reported for duty. In the numbers were to be found one two-year experienced woman -who also held a first for extempore work. Among the men were six with a year or two of experience as debaters, orators, and i n extem. Talented new recruits with some experience included nine women — all seniors but two — , four upper classmen, last, and possibly greatest, seven freshmen of remarkable ability. Leaving the campus let us follow our debate coach ' s steps as the teams under his generalship made their flying attacks. The first one struck Luther with a two-man, inexperienced, upper classmen team. Luther knew that Burget and Scofield had been there. Hall and Martin formally opened the season on the home platform. There was no decision liut a goo l beginning was made on that 20th of January. Finishing touches were applied until the 12th of February. On this date a similar attack was made on State Teachers. The coaeli this time employed Webb, Loughrey, and McNaul for the invasion, while Wilkins, McElroy and Bailey failed to repel the invasion on home territory. State Teachers, nevertheless, still fears U. I. U. Linguists. Five days later Coach Swaney with McNaul, Frieden and Barrett lost the count to Iowa Wesleyan while Wilkins, McElroy and .Tones — star hecklers — out -heckled the Wesleyan delegation that visited U. I. U. The strategy used throughout the year is evidenced in the trip for all four of the travelers dropped down to Central College where the President of the Women ' s Oratorical Association (McNaul), the U. I. U. Orator (Frieden) and extempore speaker (Barrett) fulfilled their respective duties. Home was the place of abode for our coach but two days before a long series of attacks were made on colleges in Western Iowa. Buena Vista, Morningside, and Western Union were met in a series of very interesting and high class debates. Eoyal Smith, Eobert Smith, and Claire Hoyt upheld the ' name of IT. I. U. in foreign territory. No decision was carried home, but a few complimentaiy remarks from Dr. Dan B. Brummett and College Presidents and Coaches of opposing teams softened some of the tinge of defeat. Very ably did Headington, Lyford, Rawson and Kierou uphold the glory of IT. I. u. at home obtaining the decision in both debates. The 3rd of March Coe met IT. I. V. Freshmen in a dual debate. The home team, Hetzel. Davies, and Schneider carried away the tie in a meaningless vote with an abundance of favorable opinion. Bing, Dickman, and Galbreth lost the audience decision by two votes. Still their match as Freshmen has not been seen. After the season is ended and a summary completed, let us remember: 1. Audience decisions need interested and intelligent audiences. 2. Every individual in debate was given practical experience. The rule " Survival of tlie fittest ' ' does no longer hold. 3. The debate record is the largest in history. 4. A full time paid coach is needed. C. P. H. ifl THE £ PEACOCK m m f W ' m m ' m m m ifj If [f m j; I wo xrrn I, i C ' %- m ' ' " - ' ' ' ft ' ' ' ft " ' V ' . " ' - , - ' •■ J- ■£, i ii ' ..4? ' .. •».«■■. 4-a . » 1r• ' tt ? ; (w ' - W i ' Swensoii, Decker, Oelberg, Kirwin, Rennison. Bates, McNauI, Parker, Schmidt, Smith, Loughrey, Webb, Probasco, Northrup, Starr, Cornell, Wilson, Edgar, Paine, Killerlain, Jones, Probasco, Smith, Jones, Moore, Jones. Keig, Morf, McNaul, Ba.ssett, Morgan, Burkhart, Welch, Peckham, Johnson, Buxton, Gassett, Perkins, Gladwin, Krug, Leslie, Bennett, Little, Childe, Servoss, FoUen, Davis, Koch, Hotchkin, AUyn, Bobbins, McElroy, Anderson, Hill, Killman, Goodman, Nus, Christian, Fleming, Bray, Stalnaker, Hoff, Daskam, Hunertberg AON I A SOCIETY 1857 COLORS Red and White YELL Rickety-rne-at-re ! Hail-a-ba-loo! U. I. U.! Skippely yea kazee ! Boom ! Sis ! Gee ! Muck-a-ho-ka Aonia! Viva-la-ra ! Kachee ! OFFICERS First Term Second Term President Mildred McNaul Amy Christian Secretary Marjory Daskam Dorothy Koch Treasurer Bessie Oelberg Bessie Oelberg The Aonia Literary Society was organized in 1S57, one year after the founding of the University. At first only six girls formed the nucleus of this society. They chase as their purpose the following ideas: " To establish correct principles. To cultivate a love for truth and high development of mind and gi-aces, and freedom in the use of parliamentary rules. " These ideals have been realized throughout the life of the Society. At first the girls met in each other ' s rooms but later the southwest room on second floor of College Hall wa.s appropriated for their use. In 1901 the Philo- mathean Society imited them to share their hall on the second floor of the library building and since then they have been brother and sister societies. Some very interesting programs have been put on by the Aonias this year, for there is much talent along musical and forensic lines that can be worked into the programs. On October fourteenth the Philos and Aonias entertained the college at a moxae party in the Cozy Theater. During this year there are over sixty girls enrolled in the society. The society •nill not rest on this year ' s laurels but will strive each year to make an improve- ment over the la.st. PHILO.MATHEAN Zink, Galbi-cth, Hartong, Grays, Sli.rtin, •|s-, ,-, ISutl.r. Tlnffman, Hall, Hemphill, Currv, Edie, Sargeant, Smith, Gray, Anderson, Polk, C;iliill, S«;,itl,y. ■iKnnl .rlin, Holtzman, Barthell, Hetzel, Grain, Littell, Dickman, Lewis, Bennington, Holtlinus. Smith, . laitiii, Kiif, (irimsliv, Alderson, Whitney, Baker, Goodman, Davies, Hill, Bing, .Sh.-ldon. I ' auls.ni. Kawsoii, Hall, Beeman. Burget, Baldwin PHILOMATHEAN SOCIETY To a drowning man, a straw is a promise of hope. The Pliilomathean Liter- ary Society has made use of the straw and has actually gi-asped a log. The danger is past. Judging from all evidence, in a short time rock Ijottom footing Mill be found. " Give us meat, " is the cry coming forth from the throats of thinking Philos, " we have been subsisting long enough on milk. " The purpose of the Literary Society is defined in terms in a real challenge of effort. The art of blacking the face and speaking pieces wa.s acquired back in the grades. Possibly such a thing as an inter-society debate may be scheduled. Would we dare to think of conducting college debates, oratorical and extemporaneous speaking contests through the societies? It is ridiculous to suppose that a ba.sh- ful Freshman or cultured Senior could speak from a society room platform and learn to use his head and forget his feet. Let us turn a.side from what might happen and consider liriefly what could actually happen. Students are demanding high class programs. The kind that ' s worth 85c matinee. Even a spelling contest is not to be considered lightly. Of course Philos can debate a topic of more significance than the traditional " short rat, long tail combination vs. long rat. short tail racing through a knot hole. " Watch us. m fi m ZETA ALPHA LITERARY SOCIETY I I ' , ' ' k Hans(.n, llnvt, Frirden, Fiiirli. I)uu liT -. Matfnrks, Otl. ' v. I ' .. ' .!uii. Unr t. Wilkins, M.iruuM Uuimston, Halversou, Builey, Schwartz, Rawson, Burdick, Gratke, Geuder, Schenke. Sehafer, Pullen, Widgei. Hall, Visger, Finch, Barrett, Kevane, Cook, Bray, Opperud, Miller, Smith, Morrison, Lusk, Ostrander, Parker, Shipton, Bailey, Barth, Keller, Orr, Mosby, Smith, Searles, Pattison, Schmidt, Carpenter, Otley 1} THE PEACOCK !.d ZETH-ZETA RECEPTION Ou the twentieth of September, the Zeta Alpha and the Zethegathean Socie- ties upheld their reputation as royal entertainei-s by throwing open the doors of the o nnnasium to the entire faculty and student body of Upper Iowa for a frolic, this year in the form of a carnival. Such concessions as " The Rocky Road to Dublin, " " Cave of the Winds, " " Freak Show, " " Wild West Show, " and a fortvme-telling booth were found in various parts of the gjnn. Later in the evening an interesting program was given and various games enjoyed, after which refreshments were served. ZETA-ALPHA SOCIETY The Zeta Alpha Literary Society was organized in the year of 1881. The purpose of the society ha.s been to promote the intellectual growth and social intercourse of its members. Colors : Orange and Black Hi! Hi! Hi! Zip ! Rah ! Bang ! Lily ! Oh Kalini ! Hi! Luny! Chang! .Gee Haw! Gee Raw! T ' ! I! TT! Zeta Alpha Ho I Lallagaroo ! OFFICERS Fall Term President Kitty Otley Secretary M. rion Humiston Treasurer H.4ZEL Bortner ' Winter Term Edith Frieden M.«ioN ' Humiston Hazel Bortxer ZETHEGATHEAN m m ZETHEGATHEAN Colors: Orange and White YELL Hi, Hi, Hi, Zethegathei ! Ho, Ho, Ho, Zethegatheo ! Zethegathei, Zethegatheo ! Zethegathei ! OFFICERS President Secretary Fred Lyford Robert McLease :fi i ' l THE PEACOCK SIGMA TAU DELTA McNee, Morgan, Oelberg, Kichols, Bates. Burkhart, Van Hani. Domke. Barth, Decker, Barrett, Finch, Wilson, Morrison, MeXaul, McElroy, Ostrander, Baker m (fj SIGMA TAU DELTA On ] Iari ' h 10, 1926 in a very impressive ceremony, oeenrreil the installation of the Tan Alpha chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta at Upper Iowa University. There were twelve charter members, three faculty acb-isors, and three associate members. President J. P. Van Horn had charge of the installation. The purpose of the Sigma Tau Delta is that of promoting the mastery of written expression encouraging worth while i-eading and fostering a spirit of fellowship among thase specializing in English language and literature. The Sigma Tau Delta is a practically new national fraternity which was first established at the Dakota Wesleyan University. Its growth has been rapid and Upper Iowa University memliers are ]n-oud to be able to be affiliated with such a fraternity. There are ten degrees of membership available upon election and merit to all those entitled to them. First Sophomore rating, requiring an " A " or " B " average in Freslunan English. They are associate members and have no right of suffrage and cannot wear the badge or key. Second, Junior rating necessitat- ing the completion of sixteen quarter hours of work, scholastic rating within the upper third of the cla.s.s and publication in student news-papers or else-where of a minimum of one thousand words of original matter. This degree gives the right of suffrage and entitles the holder to wear the pearl jeweled badge. Third- Senior rating needing at least thirty-six quai-ter hours of English, scholastic standing within the upper fourth of the class and the publication of at least three thousand words of original material. The emblem of this degree is the amethyst .jeweled badge. The next seven degrees are for graduate members. The official badge and key is a closed book of gold bearing through its middle as the stem of the design a fountain pen, on the right of the stem the Greek letters Sigma Tau Delta and on the left a torch of which the flame shall be the jewel to designate the degree of the wearer. It is believed that this fraternity, similar to the Phi Beta Kappa, of the East, shall be a great benefit not only to the indi idual members but to the entire college and shall be one of the vital forces in detennining the schola.stic advance of the school. COLLEGIAN McElroy (Editor), Hurmence (Business Manager). Oalbreth, Grays. Williams, Otley, Mc ' Elroy, Hotclikin m THE PEACOCK | PEACOCK STAFF m cf] m i Finch, Kirwi.i. Decker, Lewis. Oelljerg, Headingtiin. HolT. McElroy. Hall ARE WE AFRAID OF LONG PANTS? ( " oiivcntioiis are to society somewhat as habits are to an individual. Thej ' are a time and energy sa, ing device. Conventions show ns wliat others expect of ns. We ail move about in a ffrouii. We are not in every sense a unit, but in many senses we are a fraction. Thus being an integral part of a larger whole, we must conform to the interests of the larger whole. Conventions make this ea.sy. When we intend to perform an action, Ave do not first have to weigh and consider the factors making up the situation, nor the probable result on others, if there is an established convention. We do it in the way it has alwaysbeen done in, and may assume it is the way wliieli everyone expects of ns. The conventions are the composite habits of the individuals of the group. Like habits, conventions may become a handicap. Just as we perform habitual acts Avithout thinking Avhy Ave perform them, so do AA e do the couA entional thing Avithout questioning the reasons for such conventions. And not only that, but Avhen some person conceives of a different Avay of acting, a more conA enient and plea.sing one perhaps, he hesitates to put it into action. He invents num- bers of faults that people may be expected to find Avith the ncAv Avay. He has become so accustomed to obey a rule that he hesitates to establish a neAV one. It is Avell knoAATL, that for many yeai-s all boys wore short pants and that some time back boys began to appear in long pants. We all noticed it and re- raai-ked about it, and then most dismissed it as another change in styles. All, hoAvcA ' cr, could not dismiss it so easily. I remember hearing a matronly person discussing the question of long pants. To her they seemed utterly improper and impractical. Around the cuffs of long pants mud Avould collect in prodigious amounts, they added nothing to comfort, and boys did not look like boys Avhen they Avore long pants. NoAv of course it is Avell knoAvn that trousers of either kind are not Avorn to make boys look like boys. I f that Avere the purpose of long trousers some might be jiTstified in their objections to them. The primary purpose of trousers is for clothing, and as to practicality of either long or short trousere, it is doubt- ful if that wa.s considered by either innoA ' ator who introduced the neAv practice. It is the boy Avho lends character to the trousers by association; the trousers do not give character to the boy. Long pants Avei-e objected to only because they changed a long established custom. ] Iany people dislike to see old customs and conventions set aside largely be- cause they mistake a way of doing a thing for the doing of it. They think Avith the matron that clotliing the boy in short pants is clothing him, Avhen in fact short, pants are only a Avay of clothing him, since he can also be clothed by other means. People who are training their minds by schooling should learn to think. They should acquire the ability to distinguish between a way of doing a thing, Avhich is a conA ' ention, and the doing of it, Avhieh is the abiding element. fo THE PEACOCK m m m m Not only that, but ha -ing thought of a new way of doing a tiling, they should have the as.surance to test it. Many have desires to do an old thing in a new way, but hesitate for fear of the opinions of others. Because many mistake the con- vention or the custom for the act, they dislike the pei-son who dares to innovate. Conventions and customs, however, are not to be lightly disregarded. They have been proven .satisfactory by long usage. We do know that if we go about a thing in the conventional manner, we may feel fairly well a.s.sured of the out- come. Before we are ju.stified in disregarding a convention we must be sure that it accomplishes the desired deed. It is not enough that it is ' a new way. It must be a new way to accomjilish the same thing or sometliing better. The faddist stands at one extreme and the ultra-conservative or reactionary at the other. The former is anxious for a change. When he sees .something new he is won by it and wishes to adopt it at once, even at the expense of all demonstrated values of the old if necessary. He would overturn all that now exists to rid us of the imperfections of our sytem. The reactionai-y would retain all that now is. He would content to let evils remain only that our present status may be left intact. To him the way of doing the thing is pai-t of the thing itself, an integral part in fact. Somewhere between these two lies the safe grounds for the progi-e.ssive or the conservative. They are largely the same person looked at from different sides. The one takes notice of proposed changes, and if they promise to result in the desired act tries them. He does however, cherish the end itself. He does not lose sight of the aim. His distinction between conventions and the abiding element, result, is clear. He examines closely all conventions and if in any one of them he sees a flaw that would be removed if the old method M ' ere replaced by the new, he favors the new. That is the conservative. He is characterized by holding fast tn what is good in the old. The other view let.s us see a person who looks over conventions, a.s existing and if he sees a flaw, he tries to invent a new method. He is the progressive. One finds an invention at hand and tries to make it hannonize with what is already satisfactory, the other finds what is out of harmony and tries to invent something that will harmonize. Both hold to what is good in the old and are willing to recognize the new. Unless the student learns to do this he is mis.sing the most valuable part of his training. Without this ability to discern, he cannot become an originator, a leader. It is the faculty of making fine distinctions between conventions and realities that makes him progressive without being regarded a.s dangerous. It is a.s dangerous to worship conventions as to ignore them. There is no more virtue in ignoring them than in worshiping them. It is best to place empha.sis on clothing the bov. It makes no difference whether it is in long or short pants. I. D. ' 26 ' S] CLASS OF 1927 ERRATIC EXPLOSION CHICAGO, ILL., MAY 8, 1936 UPPER IOWA CLASS OF 1927 HOLDS REUNION AT CHICAGO MAY 7, 1936 After nine .vrars uf luve. lubur and luxury the members of the class of nineteen hundred and twenty seven of Upper Iowa University met at the Blackstone yesterday. Amid fond embraces (among the women), vigorous handshakes, and never ceasing exclamations, all those present exchanged personal notes and information which kept the company in constant excitement from six thirty o ' clock until after the midnight hour. The reunion was the result of a consultation over long distance telephone between Gladys McElroy Gray in her New York office and Bessie Oelberg in Seattle. Mrs. Gray conceived the idea and im- mediately got in touch with her friend in Washington who, she felt would lend assistance in the great undertaking. This took place in Mnrch; in A " ril all the invitations had been sent and plans were fin- ally completed. Dr. Hoff, once the advisor of this cHss. now president of LTpper Iowa arranged a special radio program to be broadcasted from station X. Y. Z. at Upper Iowa University on that evening, for the benefit of those attending the re- union. Gerald McElroy, president of the class in ' 26 acted as chairman for the evening and Mrs. Vesta Cahill recorded all the regular proceedings of the evening. After a four-course dinner had been partaken of an in- foi-mal meeting was held. Lenora Bennett reported on her work as librarian in the city library in St. Paul, where she has been ever since her graduation in 1927. MC ELROY NAMED EDITOR CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE " Labor omnia vincat " is the mot- to of Gerald McElroy who in 1926 was honorable elected editor-in-chief of the college weekly. Through his earnest efforts and patient labor he succeeded in making the Collegian a paper worthv of national attention. -After his college days were over he continued his literarv work until in 1935, partly through the influence of his former historv professor. Dr. Swanev. he accepted the much cov- eted position of editor-in-chief of the fbirofo Dailn Trhv ' e. KATHRVN KIRWIN TO WED HOLLYWOOD MAN Word was received todav to the effect that Miss Kathrvn Kinvin. who has been spending the last few years in San Francisco, plans to wed Samuel Goldwyn. Jr.. in May. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Goldwvn will start on an extended tonr through Europe. — Hnllvwood Hints. Were vou ever invited to a form- al dinner narty and didn ' t know exactly what to wear, when to go, what to say and how to eat? Let ns help vou. Shipton ' Sully ' s Etiquette. — Adv. Mildred Brown told many inter- esting things concerning her stage life in London. She blushingly ad- mitted that she had never attended any athletic contests since she had left U. I. U. due to the fact that they brought back memories of a football player she had once known, who had later eloped with a social butterfly from New York. Marian Barth, Merrill Sargeant, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bob Pond in 1930 had formed a symphonic quartet and had spent the last six years in travel. " Zebe " Larson in ■ to be acting as the s friends has busines man- ager. Mrs. Burdick, teaching career h all her time to her family and bas a lovely home on the outskirts of Randalia. Edith Keig, who is the County Superintendent of Schools in Fayette count v accompanied Mrs. Burdick to Chicago. Charles Hill has been engaged in making a set of chimes to be in- stalled in the tower of the chapel at Columbia University. Charlie de- cided that he. better than most peo- ple realized how monotonous an or- dinary bell sounded so immediately after he received his sheepskin he started this noble work. Harold Hall has been acting as his assistant in this. After en.ioying the music rend- ered by the U. I. U. troubadours and glee clubs for another hour the party was broken up with a promise to meet again in 1946. DORMITORY ERECTED AT UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY Florence Hotchkin at one time worked very diligently in making candy and collecting the dimes at basketball games for the purpose of buving a new davenport for South Hall. Now. that she has suddenlv fallen heir to a few million, she has not only given the much de- sired davenport but a new dormi- torv. which will be known as HOTCHKIN HALL. MAYOR REALIZES NEED OF NEW TRAFFIC LAWS Albany, la. — Due to the fact that there has been two deaths caused to automobile accidents in the past week. Mayor Lewis has proposed that a fine be imposed upon drivers who for any reason stop their cars on JTain street thus congesting the traffic. Action on this matter will soon be taken. DOCTOR MORRISON TO LECTURE IN LONDON Dr. Leola Morrison will appear before the London Medical Society todav. After the publication of her latest book. Dr. Morrison ' s fame as a doctor has become so widespread that it is believed that a large crowd will be in attendance at this meet- ing. — London Times. JUDGE HEADINGTON TO HEAR FAMOUS CASE Miss Lois Hall who, last Septem- ber was suing Mr. Merritt Strana- han for breach of promise, is again putting forth all her efforts to secure some settlement of the affair. The case has become very complicated due to the fact that Mr. Stranahan has announced that he expects to wed Miss Elizabeth Cornell in June. Miss Cornell, it seems who was a house mate and very dear friend of Miss Hall ' s during their college days became acquainted with Mr. Strana- han during the time of his frequent visits to the house. Miss Cornell re- fuses to interview a reporter and present her views in the " love tri- angle " , which will be brought before the hearing of Chief Justice Head- ington at the next term of court. CRITICS VIEW NEW WORK OF AMERICAN ARTIST After years of work and study, Mrs. Donnafred Hoff has produced one of the gi ' eatest paintings that the world has ever seen. " The painting is as near perfect as human hand has ever painted. Even the work of Andrea del Sarto the famous painter of the fifteenth cen- tury has been surpassed. " The painting is now in the art gallery in Paris where critics from all over Europe go to see it and proclaim it a masterpiece in the field of art. BONITA FINCH WRITES OF WORK IN S. AFRICA Miss Bonita Finch gives us a very interesting account of his work as missionary in South Africa. She writes : " Ever since I can remem- ber I have wanted to be a mission- ary but never before I came here did I fully realize what a wonder- ful work it really was. It never grows monotonous for every dav brings new happenings and higher aspirations. It is with intense jov and yet with a sense of pity that I grasp the hand of a young negro and whisper a word of encourage- ment to him : or sing lullabies to South African motherless babies. " FIRE DESTROYS FACTORY BUILDINGS AT HAWKEYE Henn and Grain suffered a great loss yesterday when all the buildings housing the Grain and Henn Bird and Chicken House factory was en- tirely desti ' oyed by fire. Aside from a few plate glass windows and knot ' holes everything was consumed bv the flames, even the valuable in- surance policy. ASSOCIATE OF BURBANK " S WINS GREAT REPUTATION Miss Vera Decker, a former stud- ent at Upper Iowa Uni has been assisting Luth ' for the past nine years i the center of attraction i of the biological sciences. She has succeeded in perfecting Whitneys. A more detailed account of the ex- neriment will appear in the next issue of the Literary Digest. Burbank at present the realm THE PEACOCK m m t2(2li§ion ml m m [« EPWORTH LEAGUE m m llill K... Ii Ai I ' .iil.hviii. Hotchkin. Gassetr m COLLEGE EPWORTH LEAGUE m CABfXET MEMBf RS President Rcxald Grays First Vice-President Agatha Loughrey Second Vice-President Dorothy Koch Third Vice-President Edith Buxtox Fourtli Vice-President Hazel Hill Secretary-Treasurer Charles Hill Junior League Flcrexce Hotchkix Pianist Owen Anderson Chorister Maybelle Gassett Publicity Sterlikg Baldwin Faculty Advisor P. Henry Lotz efi m THE PEACOCK LEAGUE Heretofore the " church on the hill " has had one Ep vorth League comprising both high school and college students. This year at the suggestion of Rev. Clyde E. Baker two Leagues were organized, one for each group. The first Tapper Iowa College League to be distinctly known as such held its first election of officers on Sejitember 27, 1925. The officers took charge of the meetings immediately and outlined the program for the year. The officers were formally installed at the evening service of " the church on the Hill " Xovemlier 1, 1925. " Shortly after their election the cabinet members entered njion a membershiii campaign. The drive lasted two weeks during which time one hundred and three membership pledges were secured. This number ajij roximates thirty-seven percent of the student body of 1 . T. The new membei-s atid the new pastor. R v. John D. Clinton, were tendered a reception by the charter members of the organization after a joint " Y " meeting October 15, 1925. Speeches were made outlining a program and the aim of the local chapter. The meetings have been chiefly discussions of " topics of the day. " Among others the foUo ' ing topics were discussed : literature, missions, music, art, patriotism, the negro problem, and manhood and womanhood. These topics were considered nth a view of discovering their significance in the develop- ment of the more abundant life. Nearly every .Sunday there has been some special feature such as: instrumental and vocal selections, readings, and slides. The members have shown great interest in the meetings, the average attendance be approximately sixty-five per cent of the membership. The League ha.s been a self-supporting organization. Expenses have been met by an offering taken at each service. It could, if necessaiw, provide all its own leaders. It provides its ow to|)ics, outlines its own program, and carries out that program. The College League is making a distinct contribution to College life in that it pro-vides a program which offers fellowship, inspiration, information on vital subjects, and practical training in leadership. m Y. W. C. A. CABINET Publicity Doxxafred Hopf Music Hazel McNaul Social Service Mildred Wilkins Meetings Edith Fkiedex World Pellowsliip Bexita Finch Secretary Mabel Rexnison Treasurer Gexeva Parker Undergraduate Representative Bessie Oelberg Vice-President Mildred McNaul Social Kathryx Kirwin Assistant Treasurer Edith Buxtox President . A era Decker Y. W. C. A. After the election and installation of the new officers Yhieh took place in March, 1925, the old and new cabinets enjoyed a Cabinet training and picnic, at which meeting the new cabinet members were acquainted with their work for the coming year. Then nine of the cabinet girls attended the Cabinet Training Conference at Cedar Falls in April, which meeting was held under the leadership of such women as Talitha Gerlach, Erraa Schurr, and Miss Aitchison. The Y room, which was started by last year ' s Y cabinets, was the first project of the year. Koom Xo. 1 in College Hall, redecorated and furnished for an Association Eoom, was dedicated with a fitting program in April, 1925. It has since proved to be a most useful room for a student rest room, and an ideal place for the weekly devotional meetings of the two associations. The one fault of the room, its lack of heat in extreme weather, will probably be remedied before ne.xt year by improvements in the heating system. The college year was begun in September with the usual " Big Sister " movement, and a " Big-Little Sister " party was one event on the program of the first week of school. The Campfire and the Y. il. and Y ' . V. Reception were also events of the first week. Membershij) campaign and recognition service were part of the program for October. During this month, the State Student Convention was held at Des iloines and the fifteen students and faculty members from Upper Iowa who attended, gained much iu.spiration from such leaders as Dr. Bruce Curry, Dr. Robert L. Kelly, and others. As a result of the thinking at this convention, the delegation compiled a questionaire pertaining to campus thought, which was filled out by the students, and from which data was acquired, by means of which the students as a group hope to solve some of the problems of campus life. The distribution of Thanksgiving baskets, the White Manger sen ' ice of toy gifts, the bazaar and sale of Christmas cards, the pageant — ' ' Maiden Over the Wall ' ' , and the Colonial Costume Party were some of the projects of the next four months. We were very fortunate this year in being privileged to entertain Miss Talitha Gerlach, the Xa.tional Secretary for our region. She led a chapel senice. met with the cabinet girls, and came in personal contact with all the girls at a picnic supper, where they came to feel the influence of her admirable personality. The budget for the year was easily met, anil we have used the funds for National Board dues, an appropriation to our sister college in India, a scholarship for Wong Sie Ciong — our little Chinese girl, local expenses, etc. World Court, Outlawry of War, Campus problems. Vocations, etc. have occupied the minds of the students in the devotional meetings, as well as programs by the faculty, outside speakers, and others. The girls have cooperated well in working on committees, and any success that we may have attained is due to the Y group as a whole. .As the year draws to a close, the Cabinet cannot but wish that they might do the work over, in the light of their experiences, but that is always true of any work. We have enjoyed the year ' s work together as Y girls, and hope that we may have helped in a small way, at least, to bring worth while aims and activities to the campus. m -ll !! Campus Service Claire Hoyt Intercollegiate Relations Reuel Reif Treasurer Donald Burget Vice-President Levi Krough Community Service Royal Smith Financial Kenneth Rawson Secretary Elton Lewis Religious Education ... Robert Smith Freshmen Representative Henry Galbreth Membership . . . . .... Earl Keller President Glen Hartono THE PEftCOCK " 1 m m m m f m m ■ [f] m THE PEACOCK W. S. W. i t ellicrg. Deokur, Swells.. ii. Ilaskaiii. Kirwiii. Ha M m m SIGMA NU SIGMA McElroy, Beollm, Seaiies, Yisger, Hall, AUrn, Schenke. Amlerson, Cornell The Sigma Nu Sigma Club -was founded in 11)24. Its purpose is to promote musical development and to cultivate the natural endowments of every indi- vidual. ACTIVE MKMBERS Mabel Beohm Pearl Shenke EOSEMARY SeARLES LiLA ViSGER Lois Anderson Emily Allyn Gladys McElroy Elizabeth Cornell m l THE PEACOCK KAPPA ETA BETA m THE PEACOCK (|| H. U. I. m m m m m m m Volk, Bigler, Wliitiit-y, Hiirmenoe, McLeese, Henderson, Rippe, Clothii M m m M m D. C. U. Krongh, Sandi-rs. Urcnn, Mi-Elroy, Edie. Fox, Keller, (i:illiretli. (iutehes. Cavou, Smith, Hodson : : REPRESENTATIVE CONTEST This year the Peacock conducted a contest for choosing the most representative man and woman of Tapper Iowa. The contest was not to be a beauty contest. The characteristics to be considered were for the most representative persons in the fields of athletics, of forensics, of religious work, and of li ' S ' ing up to the ideals and the spirit of Upper Iowa. The four women .selected by the first ballot were Vera Decker, Edith Frieden, Kitty Otley, and Eleanor Parker. The four men were Neil Pierce, Bernard l renn, John DeLong, and Robert Smith. Vera Decker and Bernard Urenn wen- finally chosen as the most representative per.sons. These two people have taken a fervent interest in the activi- ties of the college and the spirit of Upper Iowa is well symbolized through them. m m M m m m m m t ' M m m m THE PEACOCK GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB Ruth Swexsox Mary Hanson Kitty Otley Marie Mosby Bernice Schmidt HoNORiNE Otley Winifred Goodman Rosemary Searles Lelah Henderson Ida Geuder Hazel Bortner Miss Clara Hoyt, Director UNIVERSITY CHORUS Bonita Finch Lois Hall Marian Barth Grace Miller Harriet Barrett Maybelle Gassett Sop ran II Honorine Otley Hazel McXaul Bertha Shipton Ruth Swenson Ella Jones Edith Ostrander Harriet Barrett Bernice Schmidt Marjorie Daskam Mabibelle Leslie Rosemary Searles AHo Bonita Finch Maybelle Gassett Grace Burdick Agatha Loughrey ' Grace Miller Lois Starr Winifred Goodman Ida Geuder Klizabeth Bassett Tenor Lloyd Goodman Glen Hartong E;VRL Grimsby Leonard Visger Russell Schmitz f ' LIPFORD HEADINGTON Leonard Davies Bass Jacob Kubish Bob Blake Vaylard Hurmence Robert Smith Charles Hill Reuel Cook Leon Beeman Owen Anderson, Organist 1 m TROUBADOrRS Charles Sullivan Charles Hoffman Harry B. Pond Jacob Kubish Vaylard Hurmence Reuel Beif Lois Hall George Henn MALE QUARTETTE Elwood Volk Harold Swartley Leonard Davies Sidney Ainsworth Owen Anderson, Accompanist Joe Tremblett Martha, his wife . May. his daughter . Will. Tremblett Lillian Tremblett . Lord Cardew Hon. Susan Lesson ' THE PRICE OF MONEY " CAST OF CHARACTERS donwld burget Edith Frieden Grace Miller H. ROLD SwARTLEY Kitty Otley Vaylard Hurmexce Edith Ostraxder John Collins Mrs. Morphett Mrs. Barter . ilrs. Bonliim Harris . ilorgan Porter . Ted Hungerford Edith Ctullickson Verxa YrXKER Mildred Wilkins doxxafred hoff Gerald Schori Robert Smith Under the Direction of ilARGARET .Tayxe Collett Mrs. Sylvis Graliam " THE OTHER WOMAN " CAST OF CHARACTERS Idelle Emmert Enid Gray . Marie .... Edith Gullick.sox DONNAFRED HOFF ifis. Ball . Elsie Walton Helen Strong Mrs. Slater Henry Slater . Victoria Slater Bess Johnson donxafred hoff Earl Grimsby " A LITTLE MISTAKE " CAST OF CHARACTERS Merlie Hazlett Ray Forrester Elizabeth Cornell Jerry .... Harriet Mosby A. Cook .... Under the Direction of ilARGARET Jayxe Collett " THE DEAR DEPARTED " CAST OF CHARACTKRS Mildre;P Wilkiss Mrs. .Idiiloii .... Verna Yunker Charles Whitney Ben .lordon .... Gerald Schori Ruth Bills . l:el Icrry veatlier . . Robert Smith " THE MAIDEN OVER THE WALL " CAST OF CHARACTERS Princess Alecn . . . Wilma Finch Dragon Beth Doughty Graham, her lover . . . Mary Haxsox Chief Elf Marie Mosby Maro, tlie Sergeant . . Ruth Carpenter Elves — Viola Edgar, Alice Stalnaker, Nawne Bawson, Lois Starr Ghosts — Hazel Hill, Eliza beth Bassett, Geneva Parker, Mabel Rexnison, Lucille Mattocks Maidens — Honorine Otley, Marion Humiston, Maybelle Gassett, Naomi Smith, Bonita •Finch, Mildred Brown " YOU AND I " CAST OF CHARACTERS Veronica Duanc . . Eleanor Parker Maitland Wliite .... Neil Pierce Roderick White . . Vaylard Hurmence Etta Mabel Boehm Nancy White . . Adeline Halverson G. T. Warren . . Arthur Carpenter Geoffrey Nichols . . . Fred Lyford Under the Direction of Helen Lucile Gay " LADY WINDERMERE ' S FAN " Miss Gay together with the members of the Senior cliiss are to be congratulated both on the seleetion and the production of Oscar Wilde ' s popular play, " Lady Windermere ' s Fan. " Tlie play itself is at the present time one of the most popular on tlie stage and on the screen, and all those who heard and saw it played here felt that the cast did it justice in every respect. The play ojiened when Mrs. Erlynne, the unrecognized mother of Lady Windermere, ap- peared suddenly in London to the intense embarrassment of her proud son-in-law. Lord Windermere bought her silence to prote ' t his wife. Lady Windermere was loved by Lord Darlington who disclosed to her that her husband had jjaid money to the notorious Mrs. Erlynne. Lady Windermere left her husband and went to Lord Darlington ' s tiat and it was there that her mother discovered her and prevented her from making a terrible mistake. CAST OF CHARACTKRS Lady Windermere . Parker Lord Darlington Duchess of Benvick Lord Windermere . Mr. Dumbv . Eleanor Parker Glen Haetong Neil Pierce Edith Frieden Harold Swartley Bernard Urexx Lord Augustus Lorton Lady Agatlia Carlisle Lady Plymdale Ijady Jedburgh Mr. Hopper tr. Cecil Graham Mrs. Erlynne Ervix Domke LoRNA Bates Dorcas Smith Harriet Barrett Charles Whitney Irwin Edie Mildred McNaul Under the Direction of Helen Lucile Gay IW ■m m JUNIOR STUNT m m M ' M LOUSE BOND That Writhing Meller Draminer In Four Scratches By IVAX AWFULITCH Presented by tlie Upper Iowa University School of Rlieumatics Under the Direction of Countess Halucination Frolicsome 270 Min. to Thursday — College Plotshouse THK BIG BUGS Lord Windmill Shouting Shylock Swarthy Lord Honeybunch Kxeel Cat ' s Meow Penetration ' Lord Disgusted Cortin Dilatory He-Haw Burro Mr. Cecil Wholewheat Paternal Loser-win Edict Mr. Dumbboy Barking Bucking Unicorn Mr. Flopper SuPERioRiBus Mogulabum Apple Sauce Pest (butler) Gully Sea-Weed Heart Crusher Lad.v WindmUi Leander All-Broke Parkerhouse Duchess of Lampwieks Edible Sandamus Fried Hen Lady Agatha Cartwheels Forlorna Duna Baits Lady Airdale Doorjam Limewater Schnitzenhoffen Lady Deadburg Harryout MyJohn Barefeet Mrs. Hairline Mildew Leviticus McCatastrophe Time: Present Perfect Place: The United Kennel Club Scratch I. In the clawing room of Lord Windmill ' s kennel. Scratch II. Also. Scratch IIL In Lord Honeybunch ' s cells. Scratch lY. Back at tlie kennel again. l|j m If THE PEACOCK 1 | m m m m MAY FETE l - L - - y The Festival lor tlie Queen. The souud of the triumph was heard and the proeession, led by the Queen, approached the throne, the flower girls scattering blossoms in her path. The Queeu was crowned and seated to enjoy the great festival given in her honor. First Old Greece honored the Queen and her graceful maidens made their offering of flowers. There seemed to be confusion within the group as a little boy and his dog entered. The boy was crying and was apparently lost. To make him happy the gypsy maid danced and the little boy begaji to enjoy himself. Being i leased with the occasion the gypsy tried to beg alms from the group — she was indignant at their refusal but made the best of things. When the gypsy had finished her dance the dog did a dance which the people appreciated very much. The Japanese, Indian, and Scotch did folk dances and a demure Quaker maid was finally coaxed into doing a quaint little dance. The farmer then entered and found his boy. The Chinese, Dutch, American, and the Roses do their part. The festivities close with the May Pole dance and the recessional. CHARACTERS Queen of May — Helen Kelly. Maid of Honor — Irene Gemmell. Lord of May — Vincent Luce. Lord ' s Squire — Vincent Killerlain. Ladies in Waiting — Pern Urenn, Agnes Galbreth, Agnes Corbitt, Marion Van Horn. Herald — Minnie Miller. Crown Bearer — Joyce Roadman. Pages — David Homes, Paul DeLong. Flower Girls — Juanita McLease, B. rbara Ann Claxtox. Dorothy Rose Swiet, Winston Jean Mavis. Boy — Marjorie Daskam. Dog — Eleanor Parker. Greek Maidens — Kitty Otley, Vera Decker, Edith Frieden, Mildred McNaul, Harriet Barrett. Gypsy — Ruth Bills Japanese — Elizabeth Cornell, Verene Bailey, Emma Burkhard, Blanche Cole, Wilma Bah.ey. Indians — Edith Ostrander, Bessie Oelberg, Eunice Clark, Hazel Seedorf, Verna YuNKER, Sara Seedorf, Jane Corbitt, Emily Allen, Bernice Baker. Parmer — JL RJ0RIE Smith. Dutch — Marion Humlston, Alice Stalnaker, Bess Johnson, Naomi Smith. Quaker — Marie Bills. Scotch — Lois Hall, Geraldine Schori. Bonita Pinch, Mabel Boehm. Negroes — Marjorie Morgan, Dorothy Payne, Geneva Parker. Viola Edgar. Chinese — Merlie Hazlett, Ada Miller, Pearl Schenke, Dorothea Orr. Columbia — Mary Hanson. Sailors — Lucille Killman, Florence Hotchkin, Mabel Eennison, Juliet Doughty, Byrle Cook, Alyce Fleming, Mildred Parmely, Irene Opperud, Louise Nus, Loretta Nus. Eoses — Grace Miller, Adeline Halverson, Lucille Bray, Ruth Bayless, Thelma Knudsen, Madge Whitney, Kathryn Kirwin. May Pole Dancers — Alice Johnston, Henrietta Homewood, Beatrice Bogert, Helen Turner, Marjorie Self, Dorcas Smith, Charlotte Noecker, Inez Meyer, Winnifked Goodman, Pauline Blunt, Donnafred Baker, Celia Morf, Isabelle Langerman, Gladys Richie. THE PEACOCK m Wh ' :mm% m m m This year Uld Motlier Xature seemed to bear a gnulge against lis and we had a great deal of snow just before our festival. However, she relented at the last moment and it warmed up for the actual occasion and the boys shoveled the snow from our football field. The homecoming festivities began Friday evening, October 30, with the Zeth-Zeta play, " You and I " which w ' as given before a crowded house of past and present Upper lowans and their friends. All members of the cast showed excellent character portrayal and readily adapted themselves to the roles they played. " You and I " was given under the able leadership tion of Miss Helen Lucille Uay, head of the department of oratory, to whose capable leadership much of the splendid success of the play must be attributed. At ten o ' clock, Saturday morning the stunts began in the gymnasium. The Seniors were the first to display their originality. A bold sign at the front of the stage announced the stunt and the cast of characters. The onlookers sett led down, expecting a rare bit from the Seniors, and they were not disappointed. All of Shakespeare " s greatest characters met in one great drama. It is a tragic affair in which Juliet loves Hamlet but finally accepts Julius Caesar to the pleasure of her father. Shylock. Next came the Junior stunt, " The Modern Cinderella, " based on the well-known fairy taJe. Several popular songs added spirit to the performance and Miss Mildred Brown, as the fairy godmother gave a beautiful dance. The next stunt was put on by the Sophomores. Deacon Burgct symbolizing the Sophomore class had a dream in which the evils of college life came to torment him. PJspeeially prominent were such terrors as " Swaney ' s True-False tests ' " , " Blind Dates " , Physical Training " , and the ' ' Class Scrap. ' ' The Freshman stunt, coming last, was in the form of a musical. The curtain rose on the treble clef, with many notes. Out of tliese notes heads appeared, then voices were heard. The crowd was entertained for several minutes by popular numbers, — featuring the " Fresh- men " in a parody on " Ah! Ha! " The Homecoming parade at one o ' clock, an established and customary affair, was especially bright and colorful this year. The first was the Y. W. car decorated in the blue and white of the organization. Two of the most outstanding floats, very eridently close relatives of our old friend " Leapin ' Lena, " were the D. C. U. and H. U. L cars. The W. A. A. was represented by a group of girls in IT. I. U. sweaters and gym bloomers carrying symbols of the various sports. All the other organizations had floats symbolic of their organization. The floats assembled at South Hall as usual and the parade went from the college down to Washington Street, on to Main, and so on up through the town. After the parade the cars turned up to the college again for the game. The next event was perhaps the most thrilling of all. On a muddy field — so muddy that the players were soon blackened beyond description and almost beyond recognition, we won from Iowa Wesleyan, 13-0 w-hich made our third conference victory. Sunday, the concluding day of our 192.5 Homecoming, Dr. Updegraff, President of Cornell College, gave a splendid address for our first convocation. His sermon was on " The Place of Religion in Education " and on this subject he presented much interesting and valuable information. There were a great many alumni here for Homecoming and despite bad weather, was a notealile success. § THE i PEACOCK " 1B| S M m m m m m m m m SEPTEMBER Date EVEXT Featuring Things Said And Done Comments Tue. 15 College Camp-Fire Prexie and the " Y " Friendship is Kevnote of U. I. V. Ra! Ra! Ra! by Gab. Tra ! La! La ! bv Lois. Dates procured by fire- light are disillusioning under the incandescent. Wed. 16 Big Sister Party Old Ladies Tiny Tots Ladies ' Aid Recitation by Infant Prodigies Avoricious con- summation of a. green pear. Chuck Whitney invests in the superfluous pears! ! ? Fri. 18 Reception Receiving Line and Punch We Welcome You to U. L U. Who are you? I am ? All learn to use mid- air of their neighbor ' s back as a desk. Tue. 22 President ' s Party Freshmen Advice to the Fresh by Prexie Presentation of Blue Books. The Faculty vote " Percy " a royal enter- tainer. Sat. 26 Football at St. Paul U. L U. -vs. St. Thomas " Much " by Doc Dorman St. Thomas held to an even 6. The business manager lost a nickel when run- ning for the train. Mon. 28 Reception at Dean ' s Roadmans and Hoffs " Congratulations and sorry you are leaving. " Picture puzzles and like dignified games. A Jolly Time! Tue. 29 Chapel Talk Professor Roadman I ' ll never see a ■poem lovely as a Tree. Fine talk by " Our " Doctor Roadman. Who will read to us " A Tree " next fall? m NOVEMBER I Date Sun, Mon. 2 Wed. 11 rhurs. 19 Fri. 20 Thurs. 26 Convoca- tion Philo Initiation Football Game Armistice Day Football at C. F. Football at Decorah Dr. Updegraff of Cornell U. I. U. -vs. Ellsworth Chapel Service U. I. U. vs. Teachers Dr. Roy L. Smith U. I. U. -vs. Luther Tnixfis Said Education must furnish plans for religion. " Do vou. " as I tell " Hold ' em, Peacocks! " Speech by Mr. Palmer. " Hard luck " for U. I. U. Humor is a vi- cious enemy when it thrives on holy things " Just see DeLong play! " Songs by Miss Hovt and Glee Club. Done, and no questions asked ! Held ' em 21-0! Cornet solo by Sullivan. Teachers — 14, U. I. U.— 7. Much laughter and — some serious thinking. Beat them 12-0! A lovely day and a fine program make fitting close for Homecoming. Perhaps some init ates caught cold and some girls w ere a wee bit shocked 65-yard run by Livingston. " Peace patriotism has placed America first. " Horton gets one on a fumble bv us. Mr. Smith gave a fine talk with many serious thoughts — and some good laughs. The many late arrivals enjoyed the last touch- down. DECEMBER Date EVENT Featvring THixfis Said And Done 1 COMMEXTS Fri. 4 Chapel Juniors Juniors present a gift to Library. Presentation by Bessie Oelberg. How to Drive a Car to Mr. Swaney. IVanted, a Girl to Dave Littell. Fri. Eve Piano Recital Seniors Thanks for your kind efforts.— Dr. Neff. Splendid performance by Seniors. Was occasion of worst storm of the season. Tue. 8 Robber ! Help! Police! Rene La Duce Have you met the rich spender? Detective stuff by Hurmence and Casey. La Duce got " his " seven years. Oratorical Contest Bob Smith, Edith Frieden " We ought to join the League. " Talk on " The Valley of Indeci- sion. " Bob Smith— 1st. Edith Frieden — 2nd. Wed. 9 Vesper Service University Chorus Invocation by Mr. Clinton. Much practicing beforehand. Colletjian — " Miss Hoyt has made chorus a fine organization. " Sun. 13 DECEMBER (CONT ' D) Mon. 14 Inter-class Basketball Sophs -vs. Seniors Juniors are the " black horse. " Sophs— 11-9 Frosh 19-16 Chief Domke and his cannibal five stage a prelude. Tue. IS Finals Freshies Hard luck by the Sophs and Juniors. Consolation to the Seniors We hope the Frosh won ' t have to buy new hats. Fri. 18 Chapel Sophs and Deac. Burget Prexie: " Go to class as usual. " The bell rope is restored. " Where, O where is that verdant Fresh- man ? " Sat. 19 CHRISTMAS VACATION JANUARY Date Event Featuring And Done TniN(!s Said Comments Wed. 6 Concluding L. P. A. No. Cleveland Symphonic Orchestra " The old tunes are best. " One violin played as two. This varied program of classical type, much enjoyed. Fri. 8 1 Chapel Freshmen " My Swiss Miss Misses Me. " A lot of kicking. Unanimous consent concerning its merit. Wed. 13 Pi Kappa Delta Estes Park Trip Program " The Servant Problem. " Descriptive Piano Solo— Dr. Neff. Beautiful voice of Mrs. McVeety added much to program. Tue. 19 Collegian Election McElroy, Editor. Hurmence, Bus. Mgr. Gerald ' s efficiency as a reporter. Detective ability of Hurmence. Scotch-Irish and feminine support assured their election. Wed. 20 Demonstra- tion Home Econom- ics and P. T. Department What ' s what in the domestic arts. Performing on the " college horse. " Superior efficiency of departments exhibited. Fri. 22 Talks and Conferences National Y. W. C. A. Secretarv " Be interested in foreign problem. " Practical advice to the girls. Miss Gerlach ' s charm- ing personality inspired all who met her. 3«i.h5 l-ead Chapi i m Stagehaud (to Maiiuger) : " Sliall I luurr tlie curtain, the liicuiips. ' ' One of the livin ' statues has Co-ed Economics Protective Tariff — Cold Cream Improvement Taxes — Powder, Rogue, etc. ITpkeej) — Belts ' Some girls due, " remarked Ma Gassett as the clock struck 11:30. Bob Blake: Yes, I don ' t know how it is, but I feel thoroughly wound up tonight. Crystal: How strange! And yet you don ' t seem to go. " Young man, why do I tind you kissing my daughter! ' ' I guess, sir, it ' s because you wear rubber heels. ' ' Prexy: " Now that you are married, I suppose you will take out an insurance policy? " Prof. Hoff: " Oh, no, I don ' t think she ' s going to be dangerous. " " Otficer, " said the Judge, " what ' s the charge against this man? " " Bigotry, your Honor, " said the officer. " He ' s got three wives. " " Officer, " said the Judge, " I ' m surprised at your ignorance. That ' s not bigotry, that ' s trigonometry. ' ' A Divinity Student named Fiddle Eefused to accept his degree. " For, " said he, " ' tis enough to be Fiddle, Without being Piddle D. D. " If the shoe fits, put it in your pipe and smoke it. Upper Iowa ' s Representative Face Representative things are so much in •ogue that we felt obliged to give a representative something. Since beauty is much discussed, we came to the conclusion that a representative U. I. U. face would come the nearest to satisfying our readers. Here it is: Bortner ' s nose. Adeline ' s eyes. Casey ' s ears. Elizabeth ' s mouth. Ainsworth ' s complexion Harr} ' Bob " s hair. Dannenbrink ' s chin. THE PEACOCK FEBRUARY Date EVEXT Featuring Things Said And Done Comments Wed. 2 Peacock Benefit Movie Thomas Meighan in Irish Luck I ' ll say the Blar- ney Stone brings luck. Musical hits by the " Iowa Five. " Kubish added color and " noise " to the fight. Sat. 6 Flunkers ' Frolic Basketball Simpson 12 U. I. U. 16 " Pack up your troubles. " Games and Stunts. A very successful party. Sun. 7 Dr. A. B. Curran Second Convocation The value of a definite aim. Solo — Miss Hovt, Girls ' Glee Club. Definite aim strengthens one ' s individuality. Fri. 12 I. S. T. C. vs. U. I. U. Women ' s Debate Good debating on both sides. Decision to I. S. T. C. negative. Audience decisions are being tried this year. rue. 16 Girls ' Inter-class Tourney Sophomores Just see " Oppy " and " Humy. " Sophs — 13. Frosh— 10. Jrs.— 5. Srs.— 3. Comment from the side- lines added pep to the games. Wed. 17 Debate U. I. U. ■vs. la. Wesleyan 18th Amendment should be re- pealed. Exceptionally good replying by- Ella J. The " Heckling Debate " is a new type and very interesting. Fri. 19 Y. W. C. A. Pageant A " Maiden Over the Wall- How transform a puppy? " Hocus pocus " with Galahad. " Was it good? " " Yes — the best ever. " Mon. 22 Washing- ton ' s Birthdav Community Colonial Party " Let ' s have another. " Grand March and Virginia Reel. " The Fayette Evening Post " provided clever entertainment. Wed. 24 Chapel Dr. Leslie Fuller This is the day which the Lord hath made. " We depend on gold at end of Rainbow. Dr. Fuller is a professor at Garrett Biblical Institute. MARCH Date Event Featusing Things Said And Done Comments Tue. 2 Basketball Peacocks ' vs. Luther " Revenge is sweet. " Victory! 27-21. Successful close uninspiring season. Wed. 10 Installation Sigma Tau Delta " Collegian will cooperate. " Taking of oath. President Van Horn stimulates interest by offering prizes. Thurs. Sat. 11-13 District Tourney Keystone and Orange Township " Score cards " — Gutches alias Squint. Star playing by Captain Heckt. Attendance small but some very good games. Wed. 17 Senior Play " Lady Winder- mere ' s Fan " " Exceptional work by the Seniors. " Excellent training by Miss Gay. Critics; excellent life- size portraits of Seniors bv Mrs. Burdick. Mon. 22 Pi Kappa Delta Program " The Mouse Trap " " Help— the mouse. " Fine playing by Owen. Edith Frieden read " The Finger of God " in impressive manner. Wed. 2+ Girls ' Glee Club Concert Solos, Readings, Musical Play " Dollar waists at ninety-nine. " Good work by entire group. Exceptional performance by Otlevs, Hanson, and Barth. 1 Fe t. la. upper Iowa University SUMMER SCHOOL OF 1926 TWO TERMS June 14 to July 17 July 19 to August 21 Fine way to spend the summer and earn 12 college hours. By attending three Summer Schools you shorten the time for course in Liberal Arts to three years. REGULAR COLLEGE YEAR WILL OPEN IN 1926 SEPTEMBER 14 For information address PRESIDENT J. P. VAN HORN FAYETTE, IOWA im HUTCHINSON ' S Ice Cream Sold Exclusively by DAVIS DRUGS CO. THE ' 1926 PEACOCK " Takes this opportunity to thank those who have used this book as a means of advertising THE " 1926 PEACOCK " FIRST NATIONAL BANK Accommodating Convenient Safe STUDENTS ' ACCOUNTS SOLICITED t ] Interstate Power Company Efficient Public Service OELWEIN, IOWA Phone 11 Teach your Boy to Bloiv a Horn and he ' ll never Blow a Safe INSTRUMENTS MUSICAL MERCHANDISE Easy Terms HANSEN MUSIC HOUSE OELWEIN, IOWA WE CARRY all MAKES OF WATCHES Nutting Stevens Jewelers and Opticians m 1 m C. W. CRAHAN Di ributor DODGE j NASH Oelwein, Iowa Fayette, County Katy: " Have you tlu- Woman ' s llonn ' Cumpanion . ' ' Doc: " Have I . ' I am! " Candid Friend (speaking of Bob Fox when an infant) : " No. I don ' t think he ' ll be an ai-tist, but I should say he ' d make a wonderful author. " Bob ' s Father : ' ' By Jove, old man ! What makes you think that ? ' ' Friend : " He has such grand ears to stick a pen behind. ' ' " Wilma : " Would you really put yourself out for me? " Gene : " I sure would ! ' ' Wilma: " Then please do, I ' m sleepy. " Harry 15ob : T wish 1 was a ehieken so I could use fowl language. CONNOR ' S The BIG DEPARTMENT STORE OELWEIN, IOWA m SHERMAN NURSERY COMPANY CHARLES CITY, IOWA Largest Growers of Evergreens in the World Largest Growers of Hardy Nursery Stock in the Northwest Breeders of World ' s Champion Jersey Cattle Nothing but the Best and Plenty of it See Us Before You Buy SHERMAN NURSERY COMPANY CHARLES CITY, IOWA Our aim, we believe, should be to give something con- structive to humanity, some- thing progressively definite, to which men may turn in years to come, from which they may derive a perma- nent good. STATE BANK OF FAYETTE Honorine: " I don ' t intend to be tliirty initil 1 ' m married. " " Spis ot " : " I don ' t intend to l)i ' iiun-rii-d imtil I ' m tliirtv. " WANTED A REST SCHILLING STUDIO i r THE PEACOCK " i|| ■ih It ' s no diso race to he a Freshman. Init it crets darn mnnntonons. A physician says that the 1)est way to reduce is to eat ajiph ' s. This method reduced Adam vei- - raiiidh-. Gntches: " I ' m worried aliout Tresmer. lie ' s wanderins ' in his miiK Le ris: " Don ' t wori-v. he can ' t s ' f far. " Roger: " At last r e foniid you (int. " Mildred: " (Jh. no. Iiut von will the ne.xt time aou call. We didn ' t think ]Miss ; Iiller was mean enough to ))reak dates with the jioor boys, but getting liss IcXei- to do it for her iiy publicly annouTiciug it in chajiel seemed to add insult to in.jury. Squire: " Did you send for me. my lord ' " Lancelot: " Yes, make haste, In-ing me a can opener. I ' ve got a flea in my knight clothes. " lil LUNCHES ICE CREAM By our Food we shall be Famous BIRCH BROS. SODA GRILL Our Fountain Service and Lunches Supreme We make Reservations for Oelwein Visitors CANDY CIGARS What dotli it profit a man to have the initiative if liis wife has the referendum? Rags make paper, paper makes money, money makes lianks. hanks make loans, loans make poverty, poverty makes rags. Waiter: " Yes, sir, we ' re very nji to date. Everything here is cooked by electricity. ' ' Diner: " I wonder if you would min l giving this steak another shock? " Sully: " Here ' s that quarter I borrowed from you last year. " Scofield : " You ke]it it so long that I don ' t know if it ' s worth while for me to change my 0]iinion of you .just for two bits. " e Invite Your Parties and Banquets SATISFACTION GUARANTEED HOTEL MEALEY OELWEIN, IOWA If you are looking for Clothes with Smart Style and long wear at an economical price, we have them, tailored by Hart SchafF- ner Marx. RITCHIE BROS. CLOTHING FURNISHINGS Purchasing Financial Independence Conservatism and safety should be the keynote of every investment program that is to be successful. We, through our customer ownership plan, offer the investor unusual oppor- tunity for safe and profitable investment A public utility is a necessity, hence an everlasting and ever increasing de- mand tor the product which it produces SECURITIES DEPARTMENT NORTHEASTERN IOWA POWER COMPANY WEST UNION, IOWA MAVIS SHOE STORE for Footwear and Hosiery A. J. KNARR RELIABLE CLEANERS Give Us a Trial We Clean Everything — from Curtains to Neckties WEST UNION, IOWA STUDENTS GO TO THE £eader Ojfice FOR Programs. Tickets, Bills Menus, Stationery Or any other Printing you need Engraved Invitations and Visiting Cards LOCAL AGENTS FOR VICTOR ADDING MACHINES PRICE $100 REMINGTON PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS TYPEWRITERS FOR RENT WE SAVE Y ' OU MONEY ' on Typewriter Paper, Envelopes, Correspondence Paper, Typewriter Ribbons, Second Sheets, Carbon Paper, etc. f APER AND RINTING HATHAWAY COLE FAYETTE J. E. DORMAN Deutisf ALLAWAYS STORE Dry Goods Ready-to-Wear OELWEIN IOWA CHAS F. ECKHEART HEADQUARTERS Ladies ' Dresses, Ladies ' Coats and Reliable Dry Goods ARLINGTON. IOWA HASKINS -WALLACE CO. Dry Goods Ladies ' Ready-to-Wear and Millinery Oe I Weill ' s Best Store OELWEIN, IOWA m m MEATS AND GROCERIES Quality ayid Service cJis) SMITH SMITH Phone No 7 FREE DAILY DELIVERY There is a re ' i.secl list for birthstones: For the tourist, the Yellowstone; for the Irish, the Blanieystone : for the borrowers, the touchstone ; and for the most of us, the grindstone. Buck: " Have you seen Kitty lately? " Neil: " Xo. I quit jroing- over there lieeause she made suggestive remarks. " Buck: " What? " Xeil : " Yes. she was always suggesting shows and things we could go to. " Here ' s to vour car and mv car — mav thev never meet. tlRRHHrnS CAd 7 of Department Stores Ladies ' Ready-to- Wear : Dry Goods : House Furnishings WEST UNION, IOWA m ALLEN MOTOR CO BUICK DISTRIBUTORS OELWEIN " Authorized Diico Repnishing Station " SUGAR BOWL PURE ICE CREAM Factory DECORAH. IOWA Sold Exclusively in Fayette at SUGAR BOWL CAFE CANDIIS -:- CIGARS LUNCHES Everything For the Well Dressed Man J. M. DICKMAN Stnue is Our Motto Sat ' nfadion Our Guarantee A COMPLETE AND PERFECT LINE OF Furniture, Linoleum, Rugs and Pianos 1 your while to : eed of anything A. J. FOX It will be well worth your while to investigate this Store when in need of anything in our line PHONE 39 FAYETTE, IOWA " Now can anyone tell me what a myth is ' " asked the teacher. A solitary hand was raised, and a voice exclaimed: " Please. ilis.s. it ' s a lady moth. ' ' When there arc bats in your belfry that flnt, And your comprenez-vous rope is cut, And there ' s nobody home In the top of your dome. Then, your head ' s not a head, Tt ' s a nut. M. and O. FOOTWEAR Refledis Good Ta!te Mail or Telephone Orders Given Special Attention " Popular Priced Stylish Footivear " M. and O. BOOTERY OELWEIN Rome Wasnt Built in a Days II MASTER PRINTERS of the olden davs strove to excel in the quiility of their work. They looked upon the printing profes- sight of the coramereiji asneet of the business This practice prevail. mI until about the middle ni the past cen the which il idea almost obliterated the ar- tistic and the quality of printing deteriorated to an alarming extent. Many printers todav do not seem to appreci- ate that quality is an essential in the establish- ment of a good printing business. The public is largely to blame for this situation. Often it is the matter of a few cents nr a few dollars, according to the size of the con- tract, that determines who will do the work. A firm with a reputation for quality receives no more consideration than one that cares but little for the appearance of the work they turn out. Our policy is to give every piece of work the care which it merits. If it be a CoUes ight tion js given as sary to prodnc that will look wear well, form gets the that it sho of And rvice to the user, so with every kind )rk— each class re- the proper atten- make it attractive useful. Whatever Lirself you vill T)ependabilUy id atten- iM to he E llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Cn EITHER IS ANYTHING [ of any magnitude or impor- y V tance so built. It has taken two | decades of continuous effort to rear our business to its present size and standing. C Years of experience in the making of college and school annuals in a pleasing and attractive style, at a cost within the reach of any school, has en- titled us to be classed as Ma er Annual Build ers There is a sense of satisfaction in turning your annual over to a concern in vv hich you can have absolute faith. The knowl- edge that the printing and binding will go along right without any worry or anxiety on your part enables you to give your time and concentrate your efforts on as- sembling the copy, arranging sales cam- paigns, and other details of importance. GENERAL PRINTING THE ECONOMY ADVERTISING CO. IOWA CITY, IOWA jMA M The new and unusual— that sparkling reality which is known as the life of each school year — is caught and held forever within the pages of Bureau built annuals. The ability to assist in making permanent such delight- ful bits of class spontaneity rests in an organization of creative artists guided by some 17 years of College Annual work, which experience is the knowledge of balance and taste and the fitness of doing things well. In the finest year books of American Colleges the sincerity and genu- ineness of Bureau Engraving quality instantly impresses one. Tliey are class records that will live forever. |{ THE PEACOCK | Aittograplia M m m tf) WER!«ILL S4RGEANT 10407 BOLIVAR DR SUN CITY AZ 85351 A

Suggestions in the Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) collection:

Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1924 Edition, Page 1


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1925 Edition, Page 1


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1928 Edition, Page 1


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1929 Edition, Page 1


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1940 Edition, Page 1


Upper Iowa University - Peacock Yearbook (Fayette, IA) online yearbook collection, 1941 Edition, Page 1


1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.