Virginia Military Institute - Bomb Yearbook (Lexington, VA)

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V ' ? ' t+F ' f «f — 1 1 w i f fs - ♦h. ■ a.- .K, VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE ■ ' ' ' • hteW ii, ,,, - L, OTnmJi f-mMkon (| ifit Uv js oft VcMs a y iMcijua dCiMoM- iltsMife ' ViJS a ? iitU. €Givi um- l Ui cimo i = p ' CjJi Xt FIFTY-SEVENTH EDITION OF THE nil presents the history of the Class of 1941. It is the pictorial review of the highlights of our stay at V. M. I. Possibly no four years in history have wrought such a change in the complex of world affairs. We came into the Institute in a time of peace, and we must go out from it to face the wildest storm that the world has known. This book features the military tradition of the Virginia Mil- itary Institute. The history of the Institute has been closely inter- woven with that of the defense of our country. Pictured here are the various branches of the service that take V. M. I. men after graduation. With each unit, the staff has tried to select the " pace setters " from V. M. I. These are the men who will be the inspiration for the Class of 1941. Editor C: c a Business Manaser ; x;. = c D GEIIGML fBflllCIS We dedicate our BoMB to Biigadiei-General Francis Mal- lory, an officer who has served under e " ery Superintendent m the history of the Virginia Mihtary Institute. ith his retire- ment, the Institute loses a man and gains a tradition as fine as only the man himself could make it. The men of the Corps in the years to come will not know him, and they will be the losers for it, but V. M. I. men of fifty classes will never forget him. biNCE 1839, the men of V. M. I. have held a preeminent position in the mihtary his- tory of the United States. All these men could not be pictured in this book. Our selections are not all graduates of the Institute, but they all have been associated with the school so intimately that they may be called " V. M. I. Men. " rJ- %Mf f r €} 1 J ini 1 li II 1 THE INSTITUTE MILITARY CLASSES ACTIVITIES ATHLETICS ■ x M£ THE INSTITUTE With all the developments of modern war- fare, the Infantry is still " the backbone of the army. " The " doughboy " is the man who finally will bear the heaviest weight of battle. These are the weapons used by the Infantry in combat. i i ' ' -. .; W-;J-W -W ' --,lia 1 i i iJL jjj. d nTaiittu l Ueai I m HI Tl L cumi i m Eiu r r I r WURMIRflfllil Mil o i nr Tiir mcT rr TF jjj j h IJ Dili; jj rf The Board of Visitors TERMS EXPIRE JUL ' 1, 1942 Joseph Button Richmond, Va. James S. Easlev Halifax, Va. James R. Gilliam, Jr ...Lynchburg, Va. Lawrence W. H. Peyton Staunton, Va. Alexander F. Ryland Richmond, Va. TERMS EXPIRE JULY 1, 1940 Jay W. Johns Charlottesville, Va. Robert W. Massie ....Lynchburg, Va. Goldsborough Serpell Norfolk, Va. W. Irnine Whitefield Roanoke, Va. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD EX OFFICIO S. Gardner Waller Richmond, Va. Adjulanl General of Pirginia Sidney B. Hall Richmond, Va. Superinlendenl of Public Insiruciicn OFFICERS OF THE BOARD Robert W. Massie President J. Harry Ebeling, Lexington.. Secretary Administrative Officers Brigadier General James A. Anderson Dean of the Facult}) Colonel William Couper Business Execulive Officer Colonel George A. Derbyshire Miliiary Execulive Officer Lieutenant Colonel Henry B. Holmes. Jr. CommanJani The Department of Liberal Arts -= This is the department of the intelHgentsia. EngHsh, the classics, foreign languages, history, and business are offered in the V. M. I. Liberal Arts Course. Those who have a flair for writing and reading take L. A. Colonel Hunley. Colonel Dixon, Colonel Bales, Colonel Fuller, Lieutenant Colonel Read, Lieutenant Colonel To Lieutenant Morrison, Captain Lipscomb, Lieutenant Goolrick, Mr. Barnes, Mr. Ballard 28 The Department of Chemistry - The Chemistry Department is ably carrying out the high standards set by Col. Pen- dleton, and has achieved a high in industrial as well as academic circles. This year Col. German assumed the post as the department head and under him there has already been attained a new high in aggressiveness and efficiency. Closely associated with this group is the Geology Department in which all men of the other courses are privileged to be instruct- ed by Col. Steidtmann. Colonel Sleidtmann, Lieutenant Colonel Young, Lieutenant Colonel Carroll. Lieutenant Colonel German. Major Ritchif Captain Kelly, Captain Clark. Mr. Thomas 29 Department of Civil Engineering x The Civil boys are recruited from those cadets with a practical turn of mind, nor do they spend all their time memorizing literature inscribed on sacks of Portland Cement. Rail- roads, Thermodynamics, Steel, Surveying — all these are studied by Civil Engineers. General Anderson, Colonel Marr. Colonel Boykin, Major Mann, Major Hanes, Major Lowry, Caplaln Cabell 30 The Department of Electrical Engineering The Electrical Department is generally conceded to be the toughest one in school. When a man receives his degree in Electrical, he is well prepared to meet anything that might come up in later life. Many is the time that Electrical men have been heard com- plaining of the morning ' s zip. The Department of Foreign Languages ;?- Colonel Moseley At V. M. I. all men are required to take a foreign language for the first two years. After this, the Foreign Language Department deals with Liberal Artists and Pre-Meds only. Spanish, German, and French are the languages studied. Colonel Moseley. Colonel Millner, Colonel Edwards. Major Welles, Major Blain. Captain Lipscomb. Mr. Lancaster 32 Colonel Mayo The Department of Mathematics - Trig, analytics, calculus . . . let ' s not go further. The courses of instruction taught by the Math Department have caused many a sleepless night for cadets. It is necessary to work very hard in order to escape the clutches of the mathematicians. Colonel Mayo. Colonel Byrne, Major Clarkson, Major Knox. Captain Home. Captain Granl. Mr. Callani 33 The Physics Department General Mallorv The V. M. I. Physics Department is built on the high tradition of Maury and Brooke. This tradition is upheld by a very capable group of men. Colonel Heflin this year took over the duties of active head of the department. He succeeded General Francis Mallory, a man of fifty years of excellent service. General Mallory. professor emerilus. Colonel Heflin. Major Weaver. Caplain Foster, Lieutenant Newman =- w CLASSES The artillery of the United States Army is divided into two corps : Field Artillery and Coast Artillery. The Field Artillery consists of the lighter field pieces and is the supporting arm of the infantry and cavalry advances. The Coast Artillery, on the other hand, con- sists of the larger coast defense and railway guns, and its principal mission is to protect the shore-line of the United States. Anti-aircraft defense, however, has become one of the most important duties of the CAC since the advent of war from the skies. J ' lioto coiirtcsn of r. S. .Iraiw Si(7»a? Corps = tcncn 13 mill. fiin OFFICERS Navas - President Dale Vice-President Clark - Historian Hill - - J aledictorian fr O pie, Uo mJ Electrical Engi CHARLES WEBB ABBITT AppomatVox, Virginia Infanir Private (4. 3, 2, I); AIEE (3, 2, I); Second Class Finance Commiltee ; Hop Commiltee (I) It is difficult to think of Charlie without remembering his live sense of humor and his ability along academic lines. " Ab ' s " love of the unusual and his talent for impersonation have given a bright side to many a dull hour. " ABRAHAM ADLER Petersburg, Virginia Chem slr i !nfantr f Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Assistant Manager Basketball (2); VAS (2); Aca- demic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) Abe has been one of the more serious ones in our midst. Plac- ing his work first, he has been obviously successful, and he has gnen endless help to others. His ability and determination should carry him far. WALTER FEBRE ' ARNOLD Washington, D. C. Electrical Engine Cavalry Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Private (1); AIEE (3, 2, I ) ; Ambassador Club (4. 3, 2, I) " Tootie " takes his military seriously, and because it is serious Lusiness these days, he will likely go far in it. Working in the practical with the theoretical, he has developed himself into a crack shot on the rifle range. He is officer material. " Tootie " Ij iJtaiyvvicb . . EDWARD AUSTIN AURAND. JR. Cresson. Pennsylvania Electrical Engineering Infantry Private (4, 3. 2. 1); Rifle Team (3, 2, I) Captain Rifle Team (1); AlEE (3. 2. 1 ) ; Yankee Club (4. 3,2, 1 ) Never known to le t business interfere with pleasure, " Bud " has come through these four years in his stride. Neither studies nor military has given him much trouble. He is the sort of person who keeps his head well above the water in whatever he does. JOHN WILLIAM AYLER. Ill Hilton Village, Virginia Civi7 Engineering Field Ariiller ) Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Lieutenant ( 1 ) ; Football (4) ; Wrestling (4) ; ASCE (3, 2, 1); Junior Vice-President (3); Program Committee Chairman ( I ) ; Second Class Finance Committee ; Hop Committee ( I ) The unusual combination of a quiet, unassuming manner and the ability to mix play with work in the right proportion is Jack. He has his share of fun. Ayler has carved for himself an en- viable niche during these four years. CYRUS McCORMICK BACHE. JR. Richmond. Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalr]! Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Gym Team (3, 2, 1); Wrest- ling (2, I); Track (4); ASCE (3, 2, 1 ) ; Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1) The gym team and varsity wrestling have taken Mac ' s interest in the afternoons, and he has become very capable in both lines. Military and Civil Engineering have found in him the same in- terest and capability. Beyond his serious side, he is a very easy person to get along with. " Jack " " Mac " L O e llfriJo Civil Engineering Private (4, 3, 2, 1) Football (1); Honori FRANCIS COUPER BALDWIN Norfolk. A ' irginia Civil Engineering Infaniry Pnvalc (4. 3, 2. 1); Norfolk-Porlsmoulh Club (4. 3. 2, 1); ASCE (3,2. 1); Second Class Finance Commillec ; Hop Commlllee (1) " Baldy ' s " antics have entertained his classmates for four years. He has the ability to turn quickly from his lightness when it is necessary. This ability has shown itself in the success he has at- tained in Civil Engmeermg. JACK LYNN BALTHIS Roanoke, Virginia Cavalry Assistant Manager Football (2) ; Manager Varsity Member Monogram Club; ASCE (3, 2, 1 ) ; Roa- noke Club (4. 3. 2. 1) Jack has traveled the long and hard way from the very start. He is one of the most animated members of the class when the time comes to shoot the bull. Managmg the varsity football team has been his leading extra-curricula activity, and he was the best manager that the team has had in many a year. - CARTER WILSON BEAMER HiLLsviLLE, Virginia Civil Engineering InfantrV Private (4. 3, 2, 1); Varsity Wrestling (3, 2. I); Southern Conference 155 lb. Champion 1941; Monogram Club; ASCE (3, 2, I) " Buck Beamo " has a wrestler ' s guts, which means that when he fights, he strains and fights with every bone and muscle in his body and with all his heart. Otherwise, he is gentle as a strong man can afford to be, gentle and friendly as a man with the heart of a fighter is friendly. " Jack Uika iA uicb . " THOMAS GORDON BENNETT. JR. LusBY, Maryland Electrical Engineering Cavalry Private (4, 2, 1 ) ; Corporal (3); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Business Staff Cadet; Circulation and Subscription Manager Turn-Out (1); AIEE (3, 2, 1) Without fanfare, Ben has gone through four years in the Electrical Engineering Department and made the grade. That means study of the sort that men of the other departments only have occasional uneasy dreams about. In spite of that, Ben took time to be a Cadet business man and to manage the Circulation and Subscription department of the Turn-Oul. GEORGE PASCHAL BLACKBURN, JR. Tyler, Texas Liberal Arts Infantry Private; Cadet Sports Staff (2, 1); Lectern Club (2. 1); Texas Club George came to us in our third year at the Institute, but he has been a good fit into our class. He undoubtedly would have been an officer had he been at VMI for four years. He has had no trouble fitting into the academic picture, and he has been an LA leader in his two years. ALBERT ALFRED BLACKMON Electrical Engineering EuFALA, Alabama Cavalry Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (1); Second Class Show (2); Football (2); Hop Committee (I) " Blackie " has the friendliness and the self-assurance that make for personality. The friendliness is genuine and hearty, and the self-assurance well-founded on ability. They have assured his success in the military, business, social, dramatic, and athletic life of the Institute. They promise success for the future. IT 7x Q e.U(mS FLETCHER CLEMENT BOOKER, JR. Kingston, Pennsylvania Liberal Arts Field Arliller Private (4, 3, 2, I); ' ankee Club (4. 3, 2, I); Uctern Club (3, 2. 1 ) ; Orchestra (4, 3. 2, 1); Turn-Oul (2. 1); Humor Editor Tarn-Oul (I) In all the friendly fullness of the phrase, Clem has been " one of the boys " during our four years together. For his saxophone, for his impossible pronunciation of the German idiom, for his im- probable and bow wow style of short story writing, and for his outrageous humor section, we have loved him. EDMOND BRAXTON BRADFORD Hagerstown, Maryland Electrical Engineering Field ArlillerU Private (4, 3. 2, 1); Glee Club (4, 3, 2); Maryland Club; AIEE (3, 2, 1); Stage Manager Second Class Show (2) " Brick " is. said to have more real friends in barracks than any other one man. His willingness to do his part, his fairness, and his even cheerfulness have brought him this coveted position. He selected the hardest of courses, and his application to the task has brought him through creditably. PHILLIP ALLEN BRAUER Powhatan, Virginia Chemistry Field Arliller Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Private (1); VAS (2); Track (4); Gym Team (2, 1) Allen has forged through his four years, saying little yet doing much. To keep himself in shape, he has become adept at gym- nastics and the parallel bars. Very unusual has been his four year devotion to his ring figure date. Ij i Q iA vicb . « LAWRENCE BREVARD CANN. JR. Richmond. Virginia Ci ' viV Engineering Cavalr Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); LieulcnanI (1); Assislanl Manager Baskelball (2); Richmond Club (4. 3. 2, 1); Second Class Finance Commillee ; Hop Committee (I); ASCE (3, 2. I) " Zeke " has displayed the ability to whittle things down to his size. The list of his activities shows that he has lived up to the Richmond tradition. Chevrons, the Second Class Finance Commit- tee, and the Hop Committee; the state capital may be proud of him. EDGAR FRANK CARNEY Churchland. Virginia Electrical Engineering Infantry Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captam (I); Football (4, 3, 2, 1); Baseball (4, 3, 2, I, Captain); Baskelball (4); Monooram Club; AIEE (3. 2. I); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club; Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (I); Athletic Council (1); Honor Court (I); General Committee (I) No man in our class has worked harder than Frank, and nobody has better results to show for his work. The infantry, athletics, and Electrical have taken all his energy. Frank is headed for the service where determination and dependability count most. DURLAND EDWARD CLARK. JR. Birmingham, Alabama Electrical Engineering Cavalr i Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Tennis (3, 2); Bomb (1); Cadet (1); Academic Stars (3, 2); Class Historian (4, 3. 2, 1); Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (I); AIEE (3, 2. 1) Durland has been a leader in academics, military, and class organization. His versatility has carried him to a prominent posi- tion in the social and journalistic life of the Institute. He has shown the ability and the intelligence necessary to get along in whatever he does. Durland fr Q e lfrmJ HAROLD PAGE CLARK Waynesboro, Virginia 5(ry FiM Artillery I (2) ; Manager nager Tum-Oui Private (4, 3, 1); Sergeant (2); Assistant Manager Footbal Rat Football (I); Turn-Out (3, 2, I ) ; Advertising Ma (1); VAS (4, 3, 2, 1) " H. P. " has been quietly busy for four years. The quahty of his academic work has been high, and he has also proved his worth in other fields. He is the sort of person who lets his deeds speak for themselves. JAMES ROY DALE. JR. Electrical Engineering Glamorgan, Virginia FieU Artillery Corporal (3); Battalion Sergeant Major (2); Track (4, 3, 2, I); Cross Country (4, 3, 2, I); Captain Cross Country; Wrestling (I); Hop Com- mittee (I); AlEE (3, 2, I); Battalion Adjutant (1); Vice-President Class; Academic Stars (4. 3, 2, I) Combination of varied abilities . . . academic, military, athletic, and class office ... a very definite leader in every field . . . quietly shrewd . . . pleasant sort of person . . . loyal friend . . . has high respect of all his classmates. WILLIS JEFFERSON DANCE, JR. Danville, Virginia Electrical Engineering Field Ariilleri Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Private (1); Wrestling (2, 1); Track (4, 3, 2, 1); AlEE (3.2, I) Willie has done his work in a business-like way. Dependable and steady, he can be counted on at any time. Every phase of cadet activity into which he has entered has benefitted by his work. - C " H. P. " " Jimmy " " Willie " (yi Q Uvicb . . HUGH MAXWELL DAVISSON. JR. Rensselaer, Indiana Liberal Arh InfantrV Private (4, 3. 2. I); Football (4); Basketball (4); Lectern Club (3, 2. 1 ) ; Intramural Manager (I); Inler-Baltalion Football (1) Probably nobody has ever owned a grosser uniform than " Davey ' s " with its stripe stripped straight pants, reveille slippers, and four buttons deployed to do the work of seven; yet in the Rat gym sections, in intramurals, and methodically in little notebooks, " Davey " has made his place. He knows what he wants, and he can be very certain of succeeding. BARNARD MARK DIRZULAITIS Chemistr]} University, Virginia Field A r tiller), Private (4, 3. 2, 1); Football (4); Track (4, 3, 2, 1); Assistant Manager Basketball (2); Horse Show Team (1) " Somebody wake Mr. Dirzulaitis ! " This is the phrase that is familiar to Barney ' s classmates. Always ready to have a " weed " or join a bull session, he has made a particular place among all who have come into contact with him. Particularly noteworthy is his fine riding ability — he ' s really a natural. SAMUEL WITTEN DOBYNS Norton, Virginia Civil Engineering Cava rl) Private (4, 3, 2, I); Track (4); Assistant Manager Track (2); Manager Track (I); Wrestling (2, 1); Academic Stars (4, 3. 2, 1); Turn-Oul (3. 2, 1); Cadet (I); Press Club (I); ASCE (3, 2, 1 ) ; Glee Club (2. I); Southwest Virginia Club (2, I) Sam is one of the most matter-of-fact persons we have known. In Civil Engineering, he has been a leader, and he has taken part in varied other types of work. He has lent an air of natural- ness to everything with which he has been associated. t M.J. ' f " " " ROBERT JOSEPH DOLAND Webster Groves. Missouri C .em,s rJ, Fidi Artillery Private (2. 1); Corporal (3); Second Class Finance Committee; Color Guard (1); Captain Fencing Team (1); Hop Committee (1); VAS (3, 2); Fencing Team (4, 3, 2. 1) During his four years with us Jake has always been an amazing dynamo of varied interests wrapped in the sunniest of personaHties. This young man from the West by virtue of these inherent quah- ties has carved a definite niche for himself as one of the most in- dividual and talented of his class. - GUY HUMPHREY DREWRY. JR. Washington. District of Columbia Electrical Engineering CavalrX) Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Battalion Adjutant (I); Second Class Finance Committee; Secretary of Ambassador Club (2); Chairman of Ambassador Club (I); Rifle Team (3. 2. 1); Pistol Team (4. 3. 2. I); Hop Com- mittee (1) From the beginning Guy ' s time has been divided between aca- demics and his natural social bent; he also has achieved consider- able recognition along military lines. It is evident that he is a lad of unusual ambition and determination to pursue his convictions. CHARLES ABNER EARNEST Portsmouth. Virginia CiviV Engineering Infantry Private (4, 3, 2. 1); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4 . 3. 2. I); ASCE (3. 2. 1) This likeable chap comes to us from Virginia ' s Tidewater re- gion and brings with him that good-humored manner that has cap- tured all that have crossed his path. Charlie ' s main interests have been in his studies of Civil Engineering. At camp last summer this unpredictable brother produced a right that established him as a formidable boxer — a most valuable asset. " Jake " " Charlie " % ' Q iywub . ALLEN JOSEPH ELLENDER, JR. HouMA. Louisiana Pre- Medical FiM Arlilkr]) Private (2, 1); Corporal (3); 128 Intramural Wrestling Champion (I); Second Class Finance Commillee ; BoMB Staff (I); VAS (3, 2, 1 ) ; Hop Committee (I) From the Kingfish State comes one of the most magnetic per- sonahties that we have ever encountered. This pint-sized, curly- headed ball of energy is a match in vk-it and fun for his weight in wildcats. Al has done well as one of Doc ' s boys, but we have noted him looking skyward lately. Sam Barnes will miss one of his most talented wrestlers and we ' ll miss one of our most loyal class- mates. . x HENRY JOYCE FORESMAN Prospect Park, Pennsylvania Liberal Arh Field ArlitlerV Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (2, 1): Cadel (3. 2, 1); Sports Ed- itor (1); Lectern Club (3, 2, 1 ) ; Baptist Club (4, 3. 2, I); Vice-President (2); Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (1); Horse Show Team (1); Rat Basketball (4); Varsity Basketball (3); BoMB (1); Turn- Oat (I); Hunt Club (3. 2, I); Secy-Treas. (1); Press Club (2. 1); Ex- ecutive Committee (2, 1 ) Through his varied talents as pecuniary wizard, sports writer, and good fellow, " Drac " has made for himself a firm place amongst us. Here ' s a fellow who has developed the unusual facility to separate work from play — both of which he plunges into with equal finesse and dexterity. , -= ROBERT ALLAN FOSTER Peoria, Illinois Pre-Medical Field Artillery Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Batt. Sgt. Major (2); Private (1); Episcopal Vestry (3, 2. I); Junior Warden Episcopal Vestry; Hop Com- mittee (2, 1); Cadet (3); Business Mgr. Hop Committee (I); Chairman Second Class Finance Committee; Business Mgr. Second Class Show; Foot- ball (4); Basketball (3. 2); Basketball Capt. (4, 1); VAS (2. 1); Mono- gram Club; Polo Team (1); Yankee Club (4. 3) Here is a born leader with an easy-going nature that places him in the hearts of everyone. His activities have been many and he has been elected to some of the more important posts in the class. Bob has established himself as one of ' 4 1 ' s most popular members. T I ' , «.M-«- " DOUGLAS CARTER FRANCE, JR. Charlottesville, Virginia ChcmiUry FkU ArlilUr) Private (4, 3); Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Manager of Rat Track (I); Manager of Rat Cross Country (1): Hop Committee (1); BoMB Staff (I); Academic Stars (3, 2); Second Class Show " Chick " is one of those unusual people who, when assigned a task, takes full responsibility and sees it through to the end. This trait results from a large amount of ambition and a high resolve. " Little Butch " has done well in his two fields of en- deavor — the academic and the military. Obviously this is merely the beginning. EDWARD WHITEHEAD GALLOWAY Lynchburg, Virginia Chewhir]) Field Ariilter ) Corporal (3, 4); Sergeant (2); Private (I); Business Manager, BoMB (1); Wrestling (4); Asst. Mgr. Wrestling (2); Intramural Manager (I); Hop Committee (1); Cheer Leader (3, 2, 1); Academic Stars (4, 3) " Pud " is one of the sunniest personalities in the barracks. This valuable asset has dominated his character and those around him these last four years. He has the rare combination of a quick mind and a capacity for hard work. HUGH ROBERT GANTT Lynchburg. Virginia Chemistr}, Field Artillery Corporal (3); Color Sg. (2); Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee; Tennis Team (3, 2, I); Captain of Tenms (I); Cheer Leader (3, 2, 1 ) ; VAS (3, 2); Monogram Club (3. 2. 1); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, I) Hugh ' s attainments in the corps are varied. He has been well known during his cadetship to be the one always prepared in class and the member to be depended on for the correct answer, in short, he is one of our hardest workers. Also Gantt ' s spirit has produced material gains. " Chick " Hugh (yiA.a i 1 iAXL WILLIAM ALLEN GARNETT Cumberland. Virginia Electrical Engineering Field Arlillcr}) Private (4, 3, 2, 1); SoulhwesI Virginia Club (1); AlEE (3. 2, 1) Al ' s interests have been centered mainly around his chosen field. Electrical Engineering. Although he never cherished any particular ambitions in the military field, he typifies an integra part of our system, the first class private. He has conscientiously carried out his tasks and has proved himself dependable with a particular emphasis on duty. EDWARD WRIGHT GAYLE Newport News, Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalry Private (4. 3, 2. 1); Corporal (3); ASCE; Monogram Club; Varsity Wrestling (I); Varsity Basketball (3, 2); Rat Basketball; Rat Track; Varsity Track (3) ; Cross Country (2, 3) Eddie joined ' 4 1 after a year ' s leave of absence. He was a particularly welcome addition because of his athletic prowess. Holding a firm conviction that it would interfere with his studies, he has held no military aspirations, but his studies have benefited by this program. FRANCIS JAMES GASQUET Wilkinson, Mississippi Electrical Engineering Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, I); Louisiana- Mississippi Club (3. 2, 1); PresicJent La.- Miss. Club (1); AIEE; Class Ring Agent From the deep South comes this lad who is a hard worker and go-getter, if there ever was one. " Francois " did a fine job as our class ring agent and confined his other extra curricular activities to the leadership of the Louisiana-Mississippi Club. " Eddie " „, . .4 ' ' " WILLIAM KINLOCH GOOLRICK, JR. Fredericksburg. Virginia Liberal Arls Infantry Private (3, 2, I); Editor, Bomb (I); Academic Stars (2); Editorial Staff Cadet (2); Editorial Staff Turn-Oat (2); Lectern Club (3. 2, I ) ; Secretary (2); President (I); Press Club (2. I) " Slugger " has practically become an institution among us during his cadetship. His unique position is the result of an un- usually droll, ready wit and a refreshing individuality. Because of his marked talents along literary lines, " the Slug " was elected to the colossal job of BoMB editor, and his accomplishments are evidenced between these covers. FLEMING CLARK GOOLSBY Marion, Virginia Chemistry Field Artillery Captain (I); First Sergeant (2); Supply Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Swimming (3, 2); Glee Club (3, 2. I ) ; VAS (2); Second Class Show (2); Episcopal Vestry (1); President Southwest Virginia Club (1) Clark has made his place among us as a light-hearted chap who has the facility to combine this lighter side with his many duties. All who have served with and under the " Legal Eagle " have felt the firm, but gentle touch which has established him as a leader. FRANK LAMKIN GREGORY Roanoke, Virginia Civil Engineering Field Arliller)) Private (4, 3, 2, I); Roanoke Club (4, 3, 2, I): ASCE (3, 2, I) One of the more retiring of the " brothers " is this handsome lad from the " Magic City. " Frank ' s main interest around bar- racks has been his chosen field. Civil Engineering, so that his extra-curricular activities have been confined to the week-ends of social activity. Frank has established himself as a loyal " broth- er-rat " and a man of firm convictions. Clark Frank W iyi (f Uvicb WAYLAND SEARS GRIFFITH. JR. Electrical Engineering Hampton, VrRciNu Field Arlitterxi Private (4, 3. 2, 1); Track (4, 2, 1 ) ; AIEE (2. I); Second Clas, Electrician. ' 40; Hop Committee, ' 40; Second Class Financ e Co ' 40; Barracks Electrician, ' 40 Sho The academic departments have taken " Grif " over occasional bumps so that he has had to forego his athletic inclinations. He has, however, risen above the hurdles and made a strong finish — that part of the race that counts. NELSON SMITH GROOME Fort Monroe. Virginia Liberal Arh Private (4. 3, (1) CavalrV 2, 1); Football (4); Track (4. 3); Editorial Staff BoMB Lectern Club (3. 2. 1); Commandant ' s Clerk (I) One of the outstanding representatives of the Tidewater section of the Old Dominion is " Grumption. " An athlete of no mean ability, a hard worker when duty calls, and a lad with a keen en- joyment of relaxation when occasion demands. Nelson makes an unbeatable combination. - HOOD COLBERT HAMPTON, JR. Tampa. Florida Chemislr]) Field ArtillerV Corporal (3); Private (4. 2. 1); VAS (2); Wrestling (4, 3. 2) " Diggs " is ' 41 ' s likeable, jovial " Friar Tuck " from the Orange Blossom State. Outside of chemistry he has devoted much time to the art of wrestling and almost any afternoon during the sea- son he could be seen giving members of the team a " run for their money. " A warm friend, always ready to lend a hand, " Diggs " will be missed by us all. " Grip " " Grumption " " Dices " ' t - u t fr Q ill(mS JAMES EDWIN HENSLEY Lynchburg, Virginia Chcmistr]) Cavalry Private (4, 3. 2. I); Orchestra (4. 3, 2. 1); Leader (2. 1); Music Second Class Shows (4, 3. 2); Second Class Show (1); VAS (2); Lynchburg Club (4. 3. 2, 1) Ed is one of the better known members of ' 41 because of his fine work the last two years as leader of the orchestra. He has handled this man-sized job with great facility and still found time for a good showing in chemistry. Here is a lad who will go far, for he possesses a rare combmation — ability, personality, and energy. JOSEPH CRISWELL HIETT Indian Head, Maryland Chcmislrp Infanir Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4, 1); Ambassador Club (4. 3, 2); Maryland Club (I); President (I); VAS (3, 2, I) Cris has made a record as a hard worker and a plugger while a member of ' 41. His ready smile and willingness to cooperate, no matter what cost to him, has earned him a special place among us all. HERMAN RIDDICK HILL, JR. Norfolk. Virginia Electrical Engineering Infantry Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4. 1); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4. 3 2 1); Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (1); AIEE (3, 2, 1); Basketball (4) It is well known that " Himey " is one of the best liked and one of the most conscientious of the Brothers. He deserves special mention for abilities as an electrician and all are convinced that he is a wizard with the screwdriver and a pair of pliers. His sly smile and pleasant disposition have become a ' 41 institution. " Cris " (yt Q iywuL d? Pre-Mcdical LUCIUS DAVIS HILL, San Antonio. Texas III Field Arliller nt Texas ,m Club; Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); Vice-Pr Club (2); President Texas Club (1); Tennis (3. 2, I); Moi VAS (3, 2, I) The fact that Luke is our Valedictorian is ample proof of his unusual ability and of the high esteem in which he is held. He has been very conscientious and has produced fruitful results. JULIAN FLAVEL HIRST PuRCEViLLE, Virginia Civil Engineering Field Ariillen Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Private (1); Business Staff, Turn-Oul; Presi- dent Northern Virginia Club (1); Ambassador Club (3, 2); ASCE (3, 2. I); Episcopal Club (2. 1); Asst. Mgr. Varsity Football " Dodo " brings with him a wealth of good spirits wherever he goes and this welcome asset is most contagious. A conscientious N.C.O. his third and second class years, a promising Civil En- gineer, " Hirschburger " has given a good account of himself while within these four grey walls. SETH GUILFORD HOBART, JR. Bristol, Virginia Pre-Medical Private (4. 3. 2. 1); VAS (3. 2, I) Infanlrv Becoming a member of ' 41 in the middle of our Rat Year, " Hobee " showed unusual ability by quickly acclimating himself to the system under difficult conditions. His interests have been centered around Doc ' s Lab. and he is promising material for med- ical school. " Luke " " Dodo " . t A " f Q eJ o mi HENRY BENJAMIN HOLMES. Ill Electrical Engineering Lexington, Vircinja Cavalry Corporal (3); Private (2); Lieutenant (1); AlEE (3. 2. 1); Chairman Student Branch AlEE (1); Academic Stars (4, 3. 2, I) The commantJant ' s son, Ben, has undoubtedly lived up to all expectations. Taking the hardest course offered at the Institute, he has worn academic stars all four years of his cadetship. To go with his stars, he has added lieutenant ' s chevrons. GILDER STANSBURY HORNE. JR. Charlotte. North Carolina Liberal Arts P te (4. 3, 2. 1); Cadei (3, 2. 1); I ing (1) Cavalry 5oMB. Outrage Editor (I); Fenc- A parlous sense of humor and an undying determination to be a rugged individualist have made Gilder the most different mem- ber of our class. He is a pure Liberal Artist, and he is brilliantly clever. FRANK CORBETT HORTON, JR. Lynchburg. V[rcinia Chemiitry CavalrX) Private (4. 2, 1 ) ; Corporal (3); VAS (3, 2); Wrestling (4); Business Staff Bomb (I) " The " member of the " boys in the back room, " it can be said of " Frenchie, " without being platitudinous, that he is one of the most amiable and well-liked of the Brothers. No situation was too serious for his humor, and his personality and ready wit made him the center of interest on many occasions. " Stan " Frenchie " ij iflQMuicb d. , CHARLES EDWARD HUDSON Frederick, Maryland C iemi5(r5) F M Artillery Private (4, 3, 2. I ) ; VAS (3, 2); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Ambassador Club (I) " Buck " had a bit of tough luck very near the end of his First Class year, and he was unable to finish out the four years with us. He was an integral part of our class, and all the mem- bers of ' 41 wish him the best of luck. PULLER ALEXANDER HUGHES. JR. Warrenton. Virginia Civi7 Engineering Field Artiller)) Corporal (3); Private (2, I); Company Clerk (2); Horse Show Team (2, I); Polo Team (3); Hunt Club (2, I); Assistant Manager Football (2); Track (4); ASCE (3, 2, I ) ; Northern Virginia Club (I) The Warrenton horse loving gentry was well represented by Puller. His activities attest to his equestrian ability, and he is considered by all to be one of the very best horsemen in school. His carefree attitude will make him a welcome guest at later re- unions. ROBERT HENRY INGLE, JR. Covington, Virginia Chemislrv Cava rJ) Privale (4, 3. 2, I); Baseball (4); Intramural Manager (I); VAS (3, 2, I); Syndicated Syndicate (I) A charter member of the syndicate. Bob will be remembered by all who get hungry at about 10:35 p. m. That familiar voice, " ham, cheese, swiss-on-rye, ' coupled with his quiet manner has become as traditional as the taps checkup. " Buck " Puller " Bob " ; -= ' G Q e ' UviJ Civil Engine ROBERT VERNON JACOBS Fort Benninc, Georgia InfanlrXl Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Wrestling (4, 3); Football (2); Polo (3. 2. I); Captain Polo (1); ASCE Secretary Student Chapter (2); ASCE President Student Chapter (1); Second Class Finance Com- mittee; President Hop Committee (1) You ' ve heard the expression, " Everything is Jake. " Jake was just about everything, and he still found time to be a regular fellow. His leadership of the Polo Team, the Hop Committee, the ASCE, and as a lieutenant m " B " Company give proof of his versatility and popularity. ROBERT WELLFORD JEFFREY Arvonia, Virginia Chcmislr ) Field Ariillcrs Corporal (3); Private (2. I); Wrestling (4, 3, 2, 1); Monogram Club; Assistant Manager Track (2); Guidon " D " Company (I); Business Staff Bomb (I); VAS (3, 2, I) A potent member of a potent trio, " Jeff " whipped through four years of cadet life tasting the sweet and the bitter. The bit- ter, his luck in always getting caught, and the sweet, numerous grappling victories, many friends, and a B.S. in Chemistry. JOSEPH MICHAEL KAIN, JR. Richmond, Virginia Electrical Engineering Cavalry Private (4, 3. 2, I); Floor Committee (4, 3); AIEE (3, 2. I ) ; Hunt Club Club (3); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1) You would never know Joe was a Richmonder, for his quiet and unassuming manners are so unusual in a product of that city. Inclined to keep to himself, he had a keen, determined mind and even Electrical Engineering proved no obstacle to Joe. (jf i LoianAXb . " " FREDERICK FERDINAND KAISER Maspeth, Long Island, New York Zivil Engineering Infanlr Private (4, 3, 2, I); Fencing (1): BoMB Staff Photographer (1); ASCE (3, 2. 1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1) This not so candid camera fan has roll upon roil of film show- ing the Brothers in every conceivable position. His photographic ability and fervent devotion to this pastime caused him to be selected to take the snapshots for this annual. There is nothing dull about Freddie. PHILIP HENRY KILLEY Vivian, West Virginia Pre-MeJical Cavalr) Corporal (3); Private (2, 1); Traclc (4, 3, 2); Football (4); Intramural Manager (1); CaJcl (3) Phil is one of Doc ' s Pre-Meds who takes his career seriously. If he can foil Uncle Sam ' s attempt to make him a Lieutenant, he will undoubtedly make a good physician. Interested in athletics, he has been a familiar figure in several sports, both varsity and in- tramural. - FRANK LANGLEY KIRBY Portsmouth, Virginia Cavalry " C " Com- 3, 2, 1); Pre-MeJical Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Swimming (4, 3, 2, I); Glee Club (2, 1); pany Clerk (2); VAS (2, I); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4, Second Class Show (2) Tidewater ' s gift to the nearby girl ' s schools, Frank has made a name that will be hard to replace among the women. Coming from the seashore, Frank made the best of his aquatic ability by being a tankman for four years. He has been a worthy friend to all who have known him well. " Freddie " Frank Que Civil Engine Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Tr JOHN WYNN LANINGHAM Pennington Gap. Virginia C iemi ' s ry Field Artillery Private (4, 3. 2. 1); AssislanI Manager Swimming (2); VAS (2, 1); Glee Club (4. 2, I) " Oh! Johnny, how you can sing. " Three years of association with this product of Pennington Gap have proved lo us that he is a " vocal yokel. " Quiet when you can ' t hear him, but friendly when you need him. FRANK GARRETT LOUTHAN, JR. Richmond. Virginia Field Artillery (4. 3. 2. 1); Mono- gram Club; Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (I); Glee Club (4. 3); Hunt Club (2, I); Business Staff BoMB (1); Richmond Club (4. 3, 2. I) Many a day have " Hooten ' s " hoofs helped the harriers bring home the bacon for VMI. Another marvel manufactured in the " Mecca, " this gay blade strove and succeeded in academics, sports, and military. JOHN EDWARD LOYD, JR. Natural Bridge, Virginia Pre-Medieal Cavalry Private (3, 2, I ) ; VAS (3, 2. I) If " Bo " could have turned his Saturday walks in another direc- tion, he would have made it home many a time m field dike. The nearness of his home assured him of a few good meals during his cadelship, not to mention his numerous friends who were only too eager to accompany him. " Johnny ' Frank " BoBO " i m.a4A vicb . - MARION LUCAS, JR. Florence. South Carolina Liberal Arh Field Artillery Corporal (3); Color Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Cadcl (3); Carolina Club (4. 3, 2. I); Vice-President Carolina Club (2)-, President Carolina Club (I); Lectern Club (3, 2, I) Marion is a proud South Carolinian. The fact that he was held in high regard by his fellow Carolinians was shown by his election to the presidency of their club. In military, he has made a capable second lieutenant for " F " Co., and in academics, he has shown the necessary final punch. JAMES LAWRENCE WOODWARD MacRAE Shanghai, China Liberal Arh Field Artillery Private (4, 3, 2, I); Corporal (3); Second Class Show (4. 3); Episcopal Vestry (3, 2, I); President Episcopal Supper Club (I); Chairman The Aeolians (1); Editorial Staff The Boivib (I); Press Club (I) Shanghai ' s gift to Liberal Arts was a very valuable one. " Mac " has won the respect of his department for his ability to turn out good literary work. Writing is his chosen field, and we hope that a promising career will not be nipped in the bud by the army. ROBERT CL ARK MALING Chemisiry SCL I erritory of Ha Field Artillery Private (4. 2); Lieutenant (I); Corporal (3); Swimming (4); Tennis (3, 2); Wrestlmg (2, I); Intramural Wrestling 128 lb. Championship (2); Monogram Club (2, I); Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (1); Advertising Manager The Bomb (I); Academic Stars (4, 3); VAS (2, I) Stars, stripes, penalty tours, wrestling, and a pleasing wit are the things that make up this " big " little man. He is one of those three who pooled their cares and worries and flung them aside in order that they might enjoy four years of barracks life. Marion - " J K tm I - ■ ' w - a .. A " ' ' DANDRIDGE WESLEY MARSTON ToANO, Virginia Civil Engineering Infanlr}) Private (4, 2, 1 ) ; Corporal (3); CaJcl (2. 1); Tarn-Out (2, 1); Humor Edilor Turn-Oul (1); Manager Varsity Wrestling (I); ASCE (3, 2. 1) Wes has devoted his extra time to managing the varsity wrestling team and to writing for two of the school publications. He is a pronounced idealist, and he backs his idealism up with deep sin- cerity. At hop time, he has tripped the light with a gaiety that is all his own. WILLIAM RAYMOND MAXSON Ambler. Pennsylvania CiviV Engineering Cavatr} Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Company Clerk (2); Commandant ' s Clerk (1); Cadet (2, 1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2. 1); ASCE (3, 2, 1) Bill is the tall, serious type. He has spent the better part of his four years at the Institute pounding away on a typewriter. As company clerk, commandant ' s clerk, the author of two columns in The Cadel, he has probably beaten out more typed words than any other forty-oner. He is one of those persons who can get up from hours at the typewriter and still be very pleasant. ==- Liberal Arts Corporal (3) ; master (1): C Lectern Club Efficiency McCauley. him with the gave vent to the positions WILLIAM SAYERS McCAULEY Richmond, Virginia Cavalry Regimental Supply Sergeant (2) ; Captain Regimental Quarter- aJel (3. 2. I); Editor CaJet (1); President Press Club (1); (3, 2, 1); Second Class Show (2); Hop Committee (I); Atnletic Council (I) and determination are the two leading traits of Billy He is the kind of person who will do the job given greatest measure of speed and accuracy. McCauley these traits in military and journalistic lines, attaining of captain and Editor of The Cadet. m ' Q iyvvuL d2 ChtmUlT WILLIAM BEVERLY McCHESNEY Big Stone Gap, Vircjnia Private (4. 2, I); Corporal (3); VAS (3, 2. I) CaMalr ' Mac has never been very much in love with the Institute, in fact he has been heard to raise his voice in mild complaint once or twice during the past four years. We have come across few people who have more good horse sense than he. Perhaps the most unusual thing about him is that he plays no favorites, yet he is well liked by everybody. - HENRY EDWARDS McCREDY, JR. Roanoke, Virginia Electrical Engineering Field Arliller)) Corporal (3); Seijeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); Glee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Business Manager Glee Club (1); Second Class Show (2); Second Class Finance Committee; Cadet (3); Vice-President Hop Committee (I); Sec- retary AIEE (2); Vice-Chairman AIEE (1); Business Staff The Bomb (I); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2. I) Mac is one Electrical man who had time to do quantities of everything. There is almost no phase of extra-curricula activity in which he has not played a leading part. His record of activ- ities and his four year stars proclaim him an all round success. RAYMOND SAMUEL MEISEL New York, New York Liberal Arts InfanirV Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2. 1); Cadet (3, 2); Assistant Manager Track (2); Lectern Club (3, 2. I) Ray can speak undetermined numbers of languages. In L.A. sections, it has made him a mine of varied and surprising hidden information. He has hopes of entering the Intelligence Service when called to active duty, and he can be depended on to con- fuse any snooping aliens. " Mac " " Mac " ? - ALVIN FELIX MEYER Shreseport, Louisiana C,v,7 Engineering Field Artillery Privale (4. 3. 2, I); Chief Technician Sanitary Lab (3, 2, 1 ) ; VAS (3, 2, I); Turn-Out (2. I); Managing Editor CaJel (1); ASCE (3, 2, 1 ) ; Cadet (2) Alvin Meyer has worked harder on the jobs he never had to do than anybody else in the class. His work in Public Health Engineering has reflected wide credit not only on him but on the Institute. Through it all, he has seen to it that his marks have stayed in the upper brackets. ERIC MOFFAT ME ' ER Birmingham. Michigan C iemis(rJ) Field Arliller Corporal (3): Sergeant (2); Private (4); .Academic Stars (4, 3, 2. I); Fencing (2. I); VAS (2); Cadet (3. 2. 1 ) ; Turn-Out (3. 2, 1 ) ; Business Manager Turn-Out; Hunt Club (2, 1); Yankee Club (4. 3. 2, 1); Press Club (2, 1) Few men in ' 41 have outshone Eric in the academic realm. Calculus and all the harder math at the Institute have wilted be- fore him. His extra-curricula activities have been along journalistic lines, and in his First Class year, he became Business Manager of the school magazine. Shrewd is the word for " E. M. " - CHARLES LEE MOBLEY Birmingham. Alabama Eleclrieal Engine Field Artillery Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); AlEE (3. 2, 1); Tennis Team (2, 1); President Baptist Club (I); Manager Pistol Team (1) Stars and stripes have always been a combination of which any man may be proud. Mobley has had them both since the outset of his third class year. He has the faculty for doing well in everything that he undertakes. I •E. M. ' " Charlie " Ijiko iA iyicb c£., SHIRLEY AUGUSTUS MODISETT Ci ' vi Engineering l.LRAV, Virginia Cavalry Corporal (3); Q. M. Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); ASCE (3. 2, 1 ) ; Northern Virginia Club (I) Military has taken most of Sam ' s attention, and he has lopped off his cadetship by making " C Co. " a very worthy first heutenant. In Civil Engineering, he has shown the same dependability and sincerity. His classmates like him for his cheerful disposition. CHARLES ELLET MOORE Richmond, Virginia Chemislry Cavalry Corporal (3); Sergeant-Major (2); Regimental Commander (I); Track (4); Horse Show Team (I); VAS (2); Episcopal Veslry (I); Program Chairman Second Class Show (2); Business Staff CaJel (3, 2, 1); Second Class Finance Committee; Hop Committee (1); Chairman Floor Com- mittee (I) There are not very many men who could be first captain and be popular with the corps at the same time. Charlie has been such a man. The military has not taken all his time, and the list of his activities shows him to be very versatile. RICHARD LEE MORIARTY The Plains. Virginia Chemistry Field Artillery Private (4. 3, 2. I) Glee Club (4); Episcopal Choir (4); VAS (3, 2, 1 ) ; Northern Virginia Club (I) We present " The Plainsman. " Dick has been very conscien- tious all through his stay at VMI. The big-wigs of the chemistry department have never been given cause to complain about the brand of work he has done. He has retained his Irish qualities during his cadetship. . U Jf " " - ALBERT BASCOM MORRISON, JR. Clarksburg. Virginia Chemistry Infantry Private (4, 3. 2. I); Basketball (4); VAS (2) A lanky West Virginian who is cocky about his native state, " Abie " has always had his share of the fun. The boys who went to Fort Meade with him will testify to his ability as a play boy. With all his fun, Morrison has kept the wolves of the Chemistry Department far from his door. - DAN JOSEPH MORTON Columbus. Georgia Electrical Engineering Cavalry Corporal (3)-, Sergeant (2); Private (I); AIEE (3, 2. I) Dan speaks his mind, and his speech is usually wise. He is not the sort of person who presses to be everybody ' s best friend, but his friendship is a great treasure to those who know him well. The rough road of Electrical Engineering has given him very few bumps. LAURENCE MUNNIKHUYSEN, JR. Hilton Village. Virginia Electrical Engineering Cavalry Private (4. 3, 2, I); Basketball (4); Horse Show Team; Manager Varsity Rifle Team (I); AIEE (3. 2, I) " Munni " is generally quiet, but when he opens up, it is with some witty remark. Riding and the Rifle Team have taken his extra time, and he has been very capable along both lines. He has ability, and he mixes well. U lkoAA uicb QWxl Engineering ANDREW LESLIE NELSON Staunton, Virginia Fidel ArlilUry (4, 3, 2, I); Assistant Manager Corporal (3); Private (2, I); Footb Baseball (2); Manager Rat Baseball (I); Monogram Club (3, 2. I) No member of ' 41 likes to tease more than Andy does. He can ride you by the hour and not get too hot under the collar when he is being ridden. The West Virginia tobacco chewer has been a standout at tackle on the football team for four years. - STANLEY RALPH NAVAS Post of San Juan, Puerto Rico Civil Engine! Vice-President Class (4. 3); Infaniry President Class (2, I); General Commiltee (3, 2. I); President General Committee (I); Honor Court (3, 2. I ) ; Presi- dent Honor Court (I): Football (4, 3, 2, 1); Wresllmg (4, 3); Baseball (4); Manager Polo Team (I); Intramural Council (1); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); ASCE (3, 2, I); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); President Yankee Club (I); Glee Club (4, 3, 2, 1) The lengthy list of Stan ' s achievements speaks well for the success that he has attained as a cadet. Navas took a prominent part in more different activities than any other member of his class. He has taken all his honors with an unturned head. CARROLL THOMAS NEALE, JR. West Point, Virginia Liberal Arts Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Lectern Club (2, I); Basketball (4); Assistant Man- ager Varsity Baseball (2) Neale comes from the proud section of Tidewater, and he is very proud of it. He takes his hat off to " Doc " only when it comes to knowing just what is going on in barracks. He has wrestled with the L.A. department, and he has emerged the winner. He is a sincere friend. " C, T. ' ;X A A " ' " ANDREW LESLIE NELSON Staunton, Virginia Civil Engineering Field ArlilUr] Corporal (3); Private (2, I); Football (4. 3. 2. I); Assistant Manager Baseball (2); Manager Rat Baseball (I); Monogram Club (3. 2, I) No member of ' 4 1 likes to tease more than Andy does. He can ride you by the hour and not get too hot under the collar when he is being ridden. The West Virginia tobacco chewer has been a standout at tackle on the football team for four years. FREDERICK GEORGE NELSON, JR. Civil Engineering NuTLEY, New Jersey Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Track (4); Cross Country (4); Assistant Track Man- ager (2); ASCE (3, 2, I); CaJcl (3) Can go to the Sunday Morning Club, trifle on the stoop by the hour, and still keep his head well above the surging academic wa- ters of the Civil Department. Fred has an omnipresent smile. WILLIAM NELSON, III Albany, New York Pre-MeJical Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, I); Football (4); Swimming (3); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2. I); Orchestra; VAS (2) The fireheaded Nelson has two well developed hobbies. They are drummmg and drawing. He has been a highlight of the or- chestra with his torrid drum solos, and his cartoons cannot be beaten in barracks. " Red " has an even disposition. •Red " S -- r %f. (f iyinAXL ■ ' ifi. " " A HERBERT DEAN OLIVER, JR. Atlanta. Georgia ChemUlr ) Cavalryi Private (4, 3. 2. I); Asslslant Mana ger Varslly Swimming (2); Varsity Swimming Manager (I); VAS (2) Atlanta ' s " Goose " is a private who thoroughly enjoys life. All the girls ' schools of the nearby country should be listed among his extra-curricula activities. As a relief from the drab hours in the chemistry lab, he has spent his afternoons managing the varsity swimming team. CHARLES FREEMAN OWENS Cumberland, Maryland Pre-Mcdical Field ArtillerV Sergeant (2); Private (4, 3. 1); Manager Varsity Baseball (I); Assistant Manager Baseball (3); VAS (4, 3. 2, 1); Academic Stars (2, 1); Mary- land Club It is something of a mystery why Charlie did not wear chevrons during his first class year. His record shows that he is a very able person. Academics have been his best bet, and he has twice won 5tars from " Doc. " JOHN CUNNINGHAM PALMER Suffolk, Virginia Electrical Engineering CavalrV Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Track (4); Executive Board AIEE (1); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Commiltee; Business Staff Cadet (3, 2); Advertising Manager CaJcf (1) Business and military . . . lieutenant in the tall cavalry com- pany and advertising manager of the Cadet . . . member of other major business committees in barracks . . . should make somebody a good executive . . . somebody else an attractive husband. " Charue " " Jack " JA " Q e ' U(nJi JOSEPH LAMAR PARRISH. JR. Old Hickory, Tennessee C iem. ' s rv F ' M Arliller]) Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); Private (1); Football (4, 3, 2); Basketball (4, 3. 2. 1); Monogram Club; President O. G. ' s Association; VAS (2) There is no getting by the fact that Joe ' s abiHties have long been unsung. Perhaps it is because he does not hke to polish anybody ' s boots. Those who know him well are firm in the opin- ion that there is no better man in barracks. It may be said with sincerity that he will be missed. JOHN GRAY PAUL Roanoke, Virginia Lectern Club (3. 2, 1); CaJcl (3) Liberal Arts Field Artillcr)) " Spizzy " has a very sharp, quick mind. He has a particular liking for the poetry of A. E. Housman and T. S. Eliot. Prob- ably the leading disciple of Dillard, Paul is a prolific reader. Some day he is going to write a book. GEORGE BOOKER PETERS Hampton, Virginia Private (3, 2, 1 ) ; Hunt Club (2, 1); Horse Show Team (2, 1); ASCE (3, 2, 1); Intramural 136 lb. Champion An extrovert . . . has unbounded energy . . . likes to play harm- less pranks on his neighbors . . . intramural wrestling champion is his weight . . . hasn ' t let Civil worry him too much . . . comes out of it all with a good job waiting for him. Joe Pete %A ' (j ta iAjj Electrical Engineering JOHN LEE PITTS MoNTCLArR, New Jersey Cavalry Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Private (I); Football (4. 2): Track (4. 3, 2): AlEE (3. 2, I); Orchestra (2. I) Jack Pitts has a friendly smile and a yen for strumming homey tunes on an old guitar. He has been pleasant company for the brothers these four years. We shall miss him until we see him WILLIAM BARKSDALE RANDOLPH Alexandria, Virginia Liberal Arts Cavatr)) Private (4. 3. 2. I): Ambassador Club (4. 3, 2, I); Fencing (2, I); Aca- demic Stars (3) " Dutch ' s " tendency to say " w " for " r " has brought him many an hour of teasing, but it has not bothered him. He is a thorough- bred Liberal Artist, and he has always stood near the top in his classes. His fellow Liberal Artists will never forget Randolph ' s classic rendition of " Peer Gynt. " . X Prc-Mcdical LEO RASHKIN Mountaindale, New York Cavalry Private (4. 3, 2, I); Basketball (4. 3, 2. I); Assistant Manager Baseball (2) ; Business Staff Cadet (3. 2) ; Circulation Advertising Manager CaJel (I); Yankee Club (4, 3. 2. 1); Academic Stars (2, 1) Wearer of Pre-Medical stars . . . business man on two publica- tions . . . basketball scrub . . . typical Yankee . . . graduate school in medicine . . . depending on the Army. " Jack " ; x L JA Q e llJLomJ BEVERLY MONEY READ Lexington, Virginia Liberal Arii Infantry Lieutenant (1); Corporal (3); Private (4, 2); Track (4, 3); Cross-Counlry (4, 3); Academic Stars (1); BoMB Staff (1); Assistant Sports Editor Cadel (1); Associate Editor CaJet (2); Lectern Club (3. 2. I ) ; Vice-President (I) The Colonel ' s son has hved up to the standards of the family. The story of his cadetship is one of constant improvement both in military and academics, hrom the beginnmg of his second class year, he has never been headed in Liberal Arts. Bev does what he thinks is right, and his judgment is sound. WILLIAM GREGORY RENNOLDS, JR. Centre Cross. Virginia Liberal Arts Cavalry Lieutenant (I); Color Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4); Cross- Country (4); Lectern Club (3, 2, I); Second Class Show (4); Assistant Director Second Class Show (3) ; Director Second Class Show (2) ; Business Staff Cadei (3); Glee Club (4, 3, 2, 1) Billy has been a military man from the start. Chevrons were his ambition, and he had little trouble getting them. Directing a successful Second Class Show was his leading extra-curricular activity. He is efficient, and he is sincere. ROY WARREN REPLOGLE Fort Monroe, Virginia Field Arlillcr Private (4, 2, I ) ; Football (4, 3, 2, I); Captain Football (4); Baseball (4); Monogram Club (3, 2. I ) ; Athletic President (I); Vice-President (2); BoMB Staff (I); Intra- mural Council (I); Lectern Club (2, I) Roy ' s lusty Irish wit has kept the class laughing for four years. He has played hard and fair and has worked well when responsibility has been thrust upon him. He will be an asset to the Army as an officer and a leader of men. Liberal Arls Corporal (3); (4); Wrestlin Council (2. I) " Billy " (j i n iwicb . " M , JOHN PAYNE THRIFT CuLPEPER, Virginia Chemlsir Cavalr ) Lieutenant (1); First Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4); Baseball (3. 2. I); Rat Horse Show Team; Northern Virginia Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Second Class Finance Committee (2) ; Hop Committee ( 1 ) ; Monogram Club (2, 1 ) ; VAS When a man is reeling and comes up with a smile, he stands above the run-of-the-mill human beings. Such a man is " Spike, " and we are mighty glad that he chose us after leaving his brother rats of ' 40. HARRISON HENRY COCKE RICHARDS Electrical Engirt Front Royal. Virginia Cavalr i Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4, 1); Horse Show Team (2. 1); Captain (1); Gym Team (4, 3, 2, 1); Wrestling (4) " Shorty " Richards inherited a high tradition and has upheld it well. Besides having worked his way through the grade of sergeant militarily, his enthusiasm and energy in the gymnasium kept him on the Gym Team four years, and his skill in equitation won him the captaincy of the Horse Show Team. WALTER LELAND RICHARDS, JR. Spokane, Washington Pre-Medical Infantr ) Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4, 1); VAS (S, 2. 1 ) ; Hop Com- mittee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Glee Club (4, 3) " Red " has taken part in many different cadet activities. After Pre-Med, the Second Class Finance Committee and the Hop Committee have taken his interest. He has a lighter side, however, and it was displayed at Fort Meade. :;i!! Q e illfri4S CHARLES LOVEDA ' ROCKWOOD Panama Canal Zone C iem. ' s rv FxM Ariillery Private (-4, I); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Guidon Carrier (I); Track (4. 3, 2, I); Captain Track (1); Cross Country (4. 3, 2, 1); Captain Cross Country (1); Monogram Club; Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee; VAS (2, 1); VAS Chairman (2) Everybody knows and likes " Rocky. " He gets around, as his list of extra-curricula ' s demonstrate. He is headed for the Air Corps now, and we predict a successful future for him. Wherever he goes, he will always be easy to know and easy to like. JULIAN KEITH ROSE Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland ChcmUtr}) FieU ArlitUr Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); Captain (1); Honor Court (I); Gen- eral Committee (I); Photographer The Bomb (I); Photographer The CaJci (I); Swimmmg (4); VAS (2, 1); Maryland Club (I) Keith has a combination of rare good nature and unobtrusive efficiency which makes him a companion and a leader men desire. Through sheer ability, he is at the top, militarily and academically. The regular commission in the army which he has won will be a stepping stone to a " superior " future. JOHN BARRETT RUDULPH Birmingham. Alabama Chemiilrv Infantry Private (4, 3. 2, 1); Football (2); Intramural Manager (1); VAS (3, 2, I) Rudy is a paradox. Trifling and common sense are his weak- ness and his strength. Probably no man in school has trifled more than he has and stayed in school. At the same time, nobody has more common sense. Rudulph can always be counted on for plenty of boisterous fun. ; ' J ■Rocky " Keith " Rudy ' IjikaAA uicb i d? GEORGE ALBERT SANCKEN, JR. Augusta, Georgia Chemhlr}) Cavair]) Private (4, I); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Intramural Manager (I); VAS (3, 2. I) George has a quiet, droll air about him which doesn ' t fool the brothers anymore. They know there is plenty of sound sense be- hind the lazy Georgia drawl. He has made friends of the sort who last always. CALVIN SATTERFIELD, III Richmond. Virginia Chemislr), Cavalry Private (4, I); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Second Class Finance Com- mittee; Hop Committee (1); Editor Turn-Out (I); Jumping Team (2, I); Intramural Manager (1); Manager Tennis (I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, I); VAS (3, 2, I) " Sat " has a way of getting around. His activities have covered the whole range . . . social, military, literary, and athletic. He is a man of convictions which are impervious of assault, but he enjoys arguing about them just the same, and he is proud of being from Richmond. JAMES FISKE SEARCY Washington. D. C. Electrical Engineering Infantry Private (4, 2. I ) ; Corporal (3); Rifle Team (I); Polo Team (I); Hunt Club (I); Ambassador Club (2, 1); AIEE (3, 2, I) Jim hasn ' t worn chevrons in his first class year, but when he has an official duty to perform, he makes it his business to see that it is done in superior fashion. This trait has led him near the top in his activities in the Hunt Club, Polo Team, Rifle Team, and in intramural sports. Queil omJi STUART MANLY SEATON Staunton, Virginia Chemislrs Field ArtiUer)) Privale (4, 3, 2, 1); Glee Club (3, 2); Second Class Show (2); Business Staff The Bomb (I); Syndlcaled Syndicate (1); VAS (3, 2, 1); Wrestling (2); Intramural Manager (1) " Bugs " Seaton is a hard riding Southern gentleman, who has showed his versatiHty in the Glee Club, dramatics, athletics, the Syndicate, and The Bomb. His get up and go will get him places in the Army and whatever else he does. X LUTHER LEONARD SEXTON Deel, Virginia Civil Engineering Infantry Corporal (3); Sergeant (2): Lieutenant (I); Football (-4, 3. 2. 1); Basket- ball (4); Baseball (4); Monogram Club; ASCE (3, 2. I) Here is a man who has gone about his business in a quiet, steady, determined way that has made him a valuable man on the varsity football team for three years and has kept him ahead of the game militarily and academically. He has won the respect of the Corps. P- JAMES LEROY SHELBY El Dorado. Arkansas Private (4, 1); Football (4, 3, 2, 1); Basketball (4. 3, 2); Baseball (4. 3, 2, 1); Monogram Club; AIEE (3. 2. 1) " Son " has been a star and a regular fellow both at the same time. His outstanding work in football, basketball, and baseball have been an important contribution to the Institute these four years. Academically, he has kept well to the fore. He is one of our all round men. __ - ( 1 (14MAXL . RALPH SIEGEL Alexandria, Virginia ' M FlelJ Arlillcry Electrical Engineering Private (4, 3, 1 ) ; Sergeant (2); AlEE (3, 2, I ) ; Ambassador Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Assistant Manager Baseball (2) " Sea gull " is the man in the class for fast comeback and in- stantaneous wit. He IS an Electrical Engineer with time to trifle, and he is very good at finding the time. His is a boisterous humor, and it makes friends. ' - WILLIAM GRAY SCHULTZ Chevy Chase, Maryland Pre-Medical Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, I); Basketball (4); Hunt Club (3); Rifle Team (3. 2, 1 ) ; Pistol Team (4, 3, 1) ; Polo Team (3, 2, I ) ; Ambassador Club (4. 3, 2, I) ; VAS (3, 2, I) " Willie " is another of " Doc " Carrol ' s boys. He is a hard riding cavalryman who has done good work with the Hunt Club and the Polo Team. He couples his horsemanship with skill at firearms, being on the rifle and pistol teams. He has a very pleas- ing disposition. GEORGE HERBERT SIMPSON, JR. Norfolk, Virginia Civil Engii Cavalr}) (4, 3, 2, 1); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Color Guard (1); Basketb, Captain (1); Baseball (4, 3, 2, I); Monogram Club; Second Class Fmance Committee; Hop Committee (I); ASCE (3, 2, 1 ) ; Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4, 3, 2, 1) " Herb " has a string of activities after his name that count for hard work and dependability. An efficient man on the Hop Com- mittee and the Second Class Finance Committee, he also excelled in baseball and won the captaincy of the basketball team. " Sea Gull " " Willie " .. A " - ELMER OSWALD SMITH. JR. Alexandria, Virginia freW 4r i7 ery Private (4, 2, 1); Corporal (3); Assistant Manager Track (2); Intramural Council (1); VAS (3, 2, 1); Ambassador Club (4, 3, 2, 1) In spite of his long hair, " Smittie " is no radical. He is a fine boy. Through four years of intramurals, he has worked his way to the Intramural management of " F " Co. and the Intramural Council. With his company spirit and easy ways, he has won a host of friends. FLOYD SHELDON SMITH, JR. CLEVE1.AND, Ohio Chemistr)) Cavatr)) Private (4, 1); Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Rifle Team (2, 1); Pistol Team (2. 1); VAS (3, 2. 1 ) ; Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Academic Stars (3) This " Smitty " came right up from the " Fighting Fourteenth " lo the distinction of academic stars. Besides that, he has been a crack shot on the varsity pistol team. His friendly manner and his diligence will take htm a long way. JOSEPH ALFRED SOSBEE, JR. Little Rock, Arkansas Civil Engineenng FiM Ariiller ) Private (4, 2. 1 ) ; Corporal (3); Wrestling (2); ASCE (3, 2, I ) ; Syndi- cated Syndicate (1) Joe is one of the syndicate boys, so he generally managed to get around and see us every night. Sandwiches or no sandwiches, he is a welcome visitor. He has a friend in every man in the class, and we all wish him the best of luck. ••Joe " % ' Q lA UUJb . ROBERT LAWRENCE SPEAR New York. New York FiM ArliiUry ing (3, 2, I); Editorial Staff ' -- ' - " " ' Club Electrical Engineering Private ( 4, 3, 2, I); Football (4); Wr CaJet (3); Associate Editor CaJcl (2); AIEE (3, 2, 1 ) : Yanke (4, 3, 2. I) Bob is an Eelectrical Engineer and consequently is usually in hibernation. He works hard and has made the grade. Now and then he emerges and dabbles in Cadet work, but regularly puts in his stint on the wrestling mats. Good-natured is the word for Bob. AUGUSTUS RUDD SPENCER Norfolk, Virginia Civil Engineering Field Artillery Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Track (4, 2); Assistant Manager Football (2); ASCE (3, 2, I); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4. 3, 2, 1); BoMB Staff (I) Without specializing in any particular field of activity, Rudd has been one of the most prominent men in the class. It is not hard to explain to anybody who knows his friendly manner and the cheerful give and take of his banter. HARRY EVEREST STENGELE, III New York, New York Civil Engineering Cavalry Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4, I); Intramural Swimming Champion (4); Intramural Council (I); Intramural Manager (I); Football (4, 2): Polo Team (3, I); Horse Show Team (2); Swimmmg Team (3, 2, 1 ) ; Captain (1); Hunt Club (3. 2, I ) ; Glee Club (4, 3, 2. 1); ASCE (3, 2, I); Monogram Club (3, 2, I) The best pipeful of tobacco in barracks could always be had from Stengele. Consistent high scorer in varsity swimming meets, Harry won the Southern Conference title. Riding comes next to swimming in his interests, and there also he has excelled. Q e Uo J FRED NASH STRUDWICK Richmond, Virginia Ci ' viV Engineering Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, I); Wrestling (3. 2. 1 ) ; Intramural Wrestling 145 lb. Champion (I); Assistant Manager; Baseball (2); Turn-Out (2); Business Staff Bomb (1); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Presbyterian Club (4, 3); ASCE (3, 2. 1) Hailing from the pride of the Old Dominion, Richmond, " the Strud " has the happy faculty of getting quickly into trouble and out of it just as fast. He also managed to do a bit of stressmg and straining in the CE Department as well as on the wrestling mat and was Intramural Champion in his First Class year. EDWARD ADAM STUMPF, III Richmond, Virginia Chemistr}) FiM ArUlUrD Captain. Adjutant (1); First Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Basketball (4, 3, 2, I); Baseball (4. 3, 2. 1); Horse Show Team (2, 1); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2): Monogram Club (3, 2, I); Vice-President (2); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2. I); Hunt Club (2, 1); VAS (3,2, 1) A Southern gentleman with varied interests and great ac- complishments, Eddie has been a regular on the basketball and baseball teams, as well as a star on the military team, for the last three years. " Butch " might give him a fit, but that can not be said for any woman, horse or opposing athlete. JOSEPH RODNEY SWETTING, JR. Trenton, New Jersey Electrical Engineering Field Artillery Lieutenant (1); Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4); Football (4, 3, 2, 1): Wrestling (4, 3, 2, 1); Treasurer Hop Committee (1); Treasurer Second Class Finance Committee (2) ; Company Intramural Sports Man- ager (I); AIEE (1) The term " Yankee business man " typifies Joe Swetting. For two years he has handled the bookkeeping end of the class activ- ities and somehow also found time to play a little football, grunt and groan a mite for Sam Barnes, and still end up a lieutenant in D Company with academic stars on his arms. " EIddie " •■Joe " % ' Q iywujb c£.. . STEPHEN HATHAWAY SWIFT Milton, Massachusetts Uh ral Arts Field AriUhry Lieutenant (1); Supply Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Private (4); Foot- ball (4, 2); Cross Country (3, I); Wrestling (4, 3. 2, I); Captain (1) Track (4); Editorial Staff Turn-Oul (1); Athletic Editor BoMB (I) Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); Hop Committee (3, 2, 1); Yankee Club (4) Lectern Club (2, 1); ASCE Floor Committee (3); Episcopal Vestry (3, 2); Senior Warden (1) A blonde Viking . . . from New England . . . wrestling is his sport . . . was 1941 captain . . . finished V. M. I. career as a lieutenant in F Company . . . and a successful Liberal Artist. PRESTON TRIGG SYME Petersburg, Virginea Civil Engine Cavalry Sergeant (2); Private (4, 3, 1); Rifle Team (3); ASCE (2, 1); Assistant Manager Rifle Team (2) Quiet, hardworking " Pres " joined us in the fall of 1940. A " brother-rat " of last year ' s class, " Pres " and his pipe have be- come a well known and a well liked couple, both in the drawing academy and in barracks. JOHN MARSHALL TALIAFERRO, JR. Rapidan, Virginia Chemistry Infantry Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Baseball (3, 2, 1 ) ; Northern Virginia Club (I) A strange fellow this " Duck. " Claims he wants to lead the hfe of a country squire, yet persists in subjecting himself to " Butch ' s " tortures. While small in size, this Northern Virginia gent plays a mean game of ball and possesses the endurance of an elephant when getting things off his chest. " Pres " ' Duck " (■ (ji n u A " ' ' " PAUL JONES THOMSON, JR. Winchester, Virginia Civi Engineering Field Artiller]) Captain (I); First Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Louisiana Club (2); Vice- President (2); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); ASCE (3, 2. I); Northern Virginia Club (1) One of those quiet ones . . . that end up on top . . . describes " P. J. " ... as in his First Class year ... he was one of the top ranking of the military clique . . . and has served his class . . . as a member of both . . . the Finance Committee . . . and Hop Committee. THOMAS LEE THRASHER, JR. Richmond, Virginia Chemistry CavalrX) Captain (I); First Sergeant {2); Corporal (3); Footb.ll (4, 3, 2, 1); Manager Varsity Basketball (1); Monogram Club (3, 2, I ) ; President (I); VAS (2. I) " Tolo " has dabbled in everything and has won his spurs each time. Because captain of A Company and manager of Jinuny Walker ' s cagers, but his real fame lies on the gridiron. A mono- gram wearer for three seasons, Tom reached his pinnacle last fall against William and Mary. HAROLD GLENN TIPTON Civil Engineering St. Charles, Virginia Field Artilterv Private (4, 3. 2, I); Football (4, 3, 2, I); Track (4, 3, 2, 1); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); Treasurer (I); ASCE (3, 2. 1); Treasurer (2) All the world loves a fat man and this old saying is certainly true of " Herman. " Tipping the beam at nearly 300 pounds, he has been the butt of many a well timed barracks joke, but when he strolled out onto the football battleground, the laughing ceased. ij UtCjAA vicb d? HAROLD EUGENE TRASK Wilmington, North Carolina CAemc " 5 rV f leW Arlillcry Lieutenant (1); Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Carolina Club (4, 3, 2, 1 ) ; Vice-President (3); VAS (3, 2, I) A Tar Heel . . . born and bred . . . " Buddy-Roe " has two loves ... the first is mighty important to him right now . . . but the second . . . truck farming . . . may keep him out of Uncle Sam ' s army . . . much to Buddy ' s relief ... as he will be able to devote more time to that beauty from the Lone Star State. RICHARD EDWARD TRAVER COLLINGSWOOD, NtW JerSEY Civi7 Engineering Field Artillery Lieutenant (I); Sergeant (2); Private (4. 3); Football (4); Methodist Club (4, 3, 2, I) Company Intramural Manager (1); Intramural Council (I): Yankee Club (4, 3. 2, 1) ASCE (3, 2, I) Dick has been with us so long that he seems like a " brother- rat, " but he really belongs to the class of ' 40. Though stressing and straining has taken much of his time, this handsome Yankee has found time to become a " second looey " in F Company. GRATTAN HOWARD TUCKER Chase City, Virginia Pre-MeJical Cavalry Private (4, 3, 2, I); Academic Stars (2, 1); Episcopal Choir (4); VAS (3, 2, 1); Alumni Editor CaJel (I); Editorial Staff Cadet (2) For years The Cadet has searched in vain for a reliable Alumni Editor, but this year he was discovered beneath the quiet exterior of one Howard Tucker. One of Doc ' s boys wearing stars, " Tuck " has done a real job as a Pre-Med. Dick " . g fO - BYRON WILLIAM WALKER Blvtheville. Arkansas Civil Engineering Infantr}) Corporal (3); Supply Sergeanl (2); Captain (I); Football (4, 3, 2, 1); Captain Football (I); Track (4); ASCE (3, 2, I) Out of the hills of Arkansas came this man in the fall of 1937, and since that day, he has demonstrated that he is a leader, as well as an athlete and a gentleman. The captain of The 1940 Fiehting Squadron, " Ripper " paced the team by being a most unselfish blocking back. Infantry) Yankee Club GEORGE PETERS WELCH New Haven, Connecticut Liberal Arts Private (4. 3, 2. I); Football (4); Business Staff Cadcl (3) (4, 3); Lectern Club (3, 2, I) The " Jeep " has participated in few cadet activities, yet the entire class knows him well. Saint Patrick ' s Day is the day of days to this Connecticut Yankee at the VMI and he never al- lows the corps to forget it. JAMES CLIFTON WHEAT, JR. Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalry Private (4. 3, 2. 1); Manager Rat Basketball (I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, I); President (I); Vice-President (2); Business Manager CaJei (1); Advertising Manager CaJel (2) ; Business Staff Cadel (3) ; Hunt Club (3, 2, I); President (I); ASCE (3, 2, I ) ; Floor Committee (2) The son of a hell-bent-for-leather horseman, Jimmy has fol- lowed in his father ' s footsteps and will ride anywhere, at any- time. Perched upon his shoulders, however, is one of the keenest business minds in barracks and he is without a peer as a business manager of a cadet publication. " Jeep " ■■JiMMv ' (y QyVwicb . WARREN THOMAS WHITE, JR. Norfolk, Virginia Prc-Mcdical CavatrD Corporal (3); Private (4, 2, I ) ; Academic Stars (2. 1); VAS 2, I ) ; President (1); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4, 3, 2, I); Glee Club (2, 1) Another one of Doc ' s " mad doctors, " Warren has proved his leadership abilities by acting as president of the Virginia Academy of Science. On the scholastic side of the ledger, he has worn the coveted stars for two years. KEITH WILLIS Roanoke, Virginia Civi7 Engineering Field Artitler} Lieutenant (I): Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Wrestling (4); ASCE (3. 2, 1); Glee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); President (1); Vice-President (2); Episcopal Choir (4. 3, 2, I); President (I) Roanoke ' s gift to . . . VMI ' s glee team ... is Keith . . . but the drawling engineer managed to go places in the military world . . . and ended up as a second lieutenant in E Company ... as well as president of the glee club. WALTER BROWNLEE WILSON, JR. Staunton, Virginia Civil Engineering Cava rp Lieutenant (I); Sergeant (2); Corporal (3); Wrestlmg (4, 2); ASCE (3. 2, I); Syndicate (1) Walter is one of the short-legged gentry from C Company, but he has made his presence known. He is one of the " ham, swiss on rye " boys and a looey in the tiny cavalry company, but his real work has been Ole ' s highways and Buzz ' s materials. Keith t fr f Q e omJ JL WILLIAM GILBERT WOOD Kingston, New York Chemislr- Cavalry Sergeant (2): Corporal (3); Private (4. I); VAS (3. 2, I ) ; Hop Com- mittee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1) Introducing to the readers of The 1941 BoMB one of the refugees from the terrors of the chemestry lab. Billy Wood. Hail- ing from New York, this quiet, unassuming cavalryman has been identified with many of the class activities as well as remaining well out of the range of " Batch ' s " 4.5. ROBERT THOMPSON WRIGHT Liberal Arh Sergeant (2) ; Corpor Norfolk. Virginia (3); B. Cavalr), business Staff Cadet (3); Lectern Club (3.2, 1) The son of an army officer . . . Bob has striven for that same goal . . . since arriving at the Institute ... in 1 937 ... in addition to being a runnmg private and non-commissioned officer ... he has maintained a high average ... in the LA Department. " Biil " Bob " PICTORIAL HISTORY CLASS OF 1941 m 1. Filming " Brother Rat. " 2. The Last Long Mile. 3. " Kingflsh " and " Buddies. " 4. More of " Brother Rat. " 5. Extra-curricula activities. 6. Spring hike. 7. Still more of " Brother Rat. 8. " Boy, this feels good. " 9. " Pressing up the hill. " 10. " To be cadet corporals . . . 1 L " Pinky " supervises the beating 12. " Ain ' t we pretty? " 1 3. " Action, Camera. " 14. " Beat V.P.L " 15. " Bomb in the courtyard. " 1 6. Corporal Swift. I 7. Squat butts. 1 8. Naughty boys. 1 9. The good old days. 20. " Honest Dick " and " Crocker. 2 1 . Love birds. Tl. Two thirds. 23. We get our chance. 24. Old man •mter. 25. Hell breaks loose. 26. Bloodthirsty. 27. " Shine up. Misto. 28. Gunner Gompf. 29. Beware, the mam. tuss 1 . Eagerness afoot. 2. Caesar Bledsoe and his hat. 3. He must be cold. 4. Military greats. 5. The pause that refreshes. 6. Red letter day. 7. Eyes right. 8. " Shorty " retaliates. 9. The official lineup. 10. Salute. 1 1 . Hail to Bacchus. 12. Johnny. 1 3. Izzy Palmer. I 4. The boys in the brown. - 1 5. Checking in. 1 6. Undress blues. 1 7. Time out. 1 8. Dirty work afoot. 1 9. Canned. 20. The boys. 21. Rebels. 22. Parade rest. 23. " Paunchy " Horton. 24. Ready for action. 25. ' hew. 26. The flvina mare. I! 1. " Happy " downs one. 2. Number one on the way. 3. Tents. 4. Handle with care. 5. Muscles. 6. Ready for action. 7. " Aiming point. Lone tree. 8. Bull session. 9. Eats and beer. 10. At the O.P. 1 1 . Talking the situation over. 12. Farmer Hill. I 3. " MO JO " ready to go. 14. The bulletin board. I 5. What a nose. 1 6. Rest period. I 7. Group. I 8. Let ' s go. 19. Tanks. 20. " Slugger " sleeps. 21. " Duck, Navas. " 22. " B Co. Officers. " 23. Hay period. 24. The bugle sounds 25. Obsolete. tllSI cuss 1 . The colors. 2. Cavalry on spring hike. 3. Demosthenes. 4. It ' s all over. 5. Roommates. 6. Final formation. 7. Surveyor Sexton. 8. Hyde and Jekyl. 9. Guard mount. 10. Party time. 1 1. Taste bad, Mac? 1 2. Class parade. I 3. Hop week-end. 1 4. After the game. 15. The aftermath of sprmg 1 5. Doland ' s day. 1 7. The backbone of " D Co. 1 8. Pershing square. hike " X ' andy, the wep obate Isn ' t she lovelv? The killer. Happy day. First rat sentinel. Mister from Moscow. The powers that be. Dapper Daas. mi . i »■ Second Class History Darkness was faintly dissolving in the east; a pale mist arose; the sky was overcast and forbid- ding. Now we observed the approach of a new day with all its potentialities. Would the stormy clouds split and rumble away leaving the day alive and sunny, or would the thunder increase to a veritable crescendo of raging fury driving all before it? Or perhaps only a passing squall would render a temporary inconvenience. It was thus that the doubtful outcome of present world events appeared to us during our second class year, a year of watchful waiting and won- dering, not knowing what was in store. For per- haps ihe first time we saw the military system in its true light — its purpose to train us as soldiers and officers, not primarily to build our characters by its discipline. Our studies in military science took on new seriousness ; we began to realize the probability of our having a share in shaping world events in the not-too-distant future. Nevertheless, as war clouds loomed larger and larger; as the roll of distant drums became more and more dis- tinct, we pursued the usual routine with little change. Our second class year brought new experiences, of course, brought new responsibilities, took away a few restrictions, and bound us together more closely. Our Finance Committee took over the management of barracks amusements and business. For the first time the second class was granted " Second Class Privilege " — one Saturday night a month until ten o ' clock — which was a bit of a diversion and led us more than ever to look for- ward to the First Class Privileges of next year. Our big shindig, anxiously awaited by some, dread- ed by others, — Ring Figure — approached, became a glorious reality, and receded to join other pleasant memories of the past. It was surely the best Ring Figure ever; at least the best one in which we had been. Outside of these special advantages of being Second Classmen, our barracks life was much the same as that of the average cadet of any class for the past hundred and one years; the Civil boys built bridges on paper that would have washed away, the Chemists burnt holes in their clothes with acid, the Electricians complained of many uncom- fortable shocks. Liberal Artists, as usual, sought the nearest hay, while the Pre-meds struggled far into the night on the remains of cats and dog-fish. Spring managed to follow the Winter as it has for many years; Easter Hops brought the double thrill of hearing Tommy Dorsey ' s orchestra and putting on our own class show " On the Air. " These were followed shortly by the annual Back to Nature Pilgrimage, or Blister Party, better known as the Spring Hike, which left us with weary limbs and unmentionable thoughts. This year there was a very noticeable lack of inner warmth on the part of the brothers during these adventurous days and nights. This was due, no doubt, to the fact that we were undergoing our first taste of the pledge system which we had been lucky enough to avoid before. It added another subject to the long list of topics to be cussed and discussed in the never ending barracks bull session. Again this year we didn ' t quite succeed in get- ting that Spring Vacation which has been rumored for the past century. However, we did get a pre- view of and begin preparations for our First Class activities with the inauguration of our own Hop Committee at the May First Class Hop. This gave us a measure of insight into the importance of the responsibilities that will be ours, along with the long-awaited privileges. Three years had shown us the importance of the policies and initiative of the First Class in running the Institute and keeping up its standards. Of course this observation left in us a determination to leave our mark on the credit side of the ledger. Ours, we felt sure, would be a most successful First Class year, but as the active days of Finals drew to a close, we forgot these high ideals for the moment and concentrated on the pleasures and pastimes of the next six weeks in camp. OFFICERS Williams. President Edwards Historian Leech .... ice-President 1941 BiB David Thomas Aston Civil Engineering Dover, New Jersey Richard Baldwin Liberal Arts Manila, Philippine Island Robert Tvler Bland, Jr. Chcmiiirv West Point, Virginia William John Boehmer Chemistry Birmingham. Alabama Carrol Jordan Bounds Civil Engineering Norfolk, Virginia William Norman Brown Civil Engineering Staunton, Virginia Bruce Burnett Electrical Engineering Roanoke, Virginia Paul Carrington Cabell Civil Engineering Galls Mills, Virginia Dan David Cameron Civil Engineering Wilmington, North Carolina John Walter Carmine Liberal Arts Petersburg, Virginia Carter Nelson Catlett Civil Engineering Hampton, Virginia Charles Carpenter Chewninc Civil Engineering Bon Air, Virginia James Elliott Cheatham Liberal Arts Evergreen, Virginia Earl Nevette Chiles. Jr. Liberal Arts Natural Bridge, Virginia Addison Hodges Clark Liberal Arts Ellicott City, Maryland Calhoun Coles Clay Liberal Arts Roanoke, Virginia John Wadsworth Consolvo Chemistry Norfolk, Virgin ia Joseph Long Cormany, Jr. Chemistry Roanoke, Virginia Bi.ANDY Lewis Crafton Electrical Engineering Hagcrslown, Maryland Dahar Cury, Jr. Pre-MeJicat Norton, Virginia Theodore Young Davis Civil Engineering Norfoll . Virginia John Broadus Civil Enginceri Oxford, Ohio DlLLARD, Jr. g William Edward Doolan Eteclrical Engineering Washington, D. C. James Lee Dorrier Liberal Arti Scottoville. V ireinia Chester Mvrick Drake, Jr. Civil Engineering . ' Muslin, lexas Joseph Samuel Drewrv, Jr. Chemistry Boylcins, Virginia Robert Ellsworth Du.nlap Electrical Engineering Pillsburgh, Pennsylvania LuciAN Archambault Durham. Jr Civil Engineerwg Roanoke, Virginia Joe Emery Edens Civ.l Engineering Petersburg. Virginia William Sterling Edwards, ill Prc-Medical Birmingham. Alabama George Hvndman Esser, Jr. Chemiilrv Norton. X ' lrginia Edward John Fogarty. Jr. Civil Engineering Savannah. Georgia William Frederick Flood. Jr. Civil Engineering .Annapolis, Maryland Gordon Clinton Folkes ChemislrV Norfolk. X ' irginia Chris Eugene Fonveille Civil Engineering Wilmington. North Carolina Charles .Albert Franchina. Jr. Liberal Arts Stamford. Connecticut 1141 MM MuRL Edmund Fulk.. Jr. Pre-McJical Miami, Arizona Henry Burt Garrett. Jr. Civi7 Engineering Augusla. Georgia Paul Xavier Geary. Jr. Chemlstr)) New Cumberland, Pennsylv William Hayes Getty Pre-MeJical Port Huron. Michigan Theophilius Field Gilliam Civi Engineering Prince George. Virginia Alfred Parker Goddin, Jr. CiVi7 Engineering Richmond, Virginia Charles Henry Gompf Electrical Engineering Richmond, Virginia Robert Wilbur Goodman. Jr. Electrical Engineering Galveston, Texas Joseph Hamilton Grant, Jr. Civil Engineering Ancon, Canal Zone Kent Payne Graybeal Pre-MeJical Marion. Virginia Robert Lancaster Guy Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Joseph Addison Hagan, Jr. Civ,l Engineering Norfolk. Virginia Howard Lee Harris, Jr. Civil Engineering Petersburg, Virginia TiRY HUBER HaRROD, Jr. Liberal Arts Aruba. Netherlands. West Indies Stanley Cooper Harrold Civil Engineering Napa. Califorma George Widmeyer Heath. Jr. Chemistr)) Gloucester, Virginia Louis Armistead Heindl, Jr. Civil Engineering Centralia, Virginia Spencer Thurston Hockaday Liberal Arts Lanexa, Virginia Shiri.ev Thomas Holland, Jh. Liberal Arh Windsor, Virginia John Clyul Iooklr. Jc. iJhcral Arh Marlinjville, Virginia Richard Carter Horne. Ill Electrical Englncerlne West Falls Church. Virainia John Anderson Hughes, Jr. Civil Engineering Kents Store, Virginia James Hume. Jr. C ,cm.. rJ, Richmond, Virginia Luther Randolph Huvett Chemlitr Charles Town. WesI N ' lrainia Richard Hall Jeschke. Jr. Electrical Engineering Parris Island, South Carolina Edward Hamilton Jones Civil Engineering Dumbarton, Virginia Meriwether Jo.nes Civi7 Engineering Richmond, Virginia Thomas Ralph Jones, Jr. Civil Engineering Norfolk, Virginia John Alexander Jordan Electrical Engineering Portsmouth, Virginia Ernest Ludwig Kepfel Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Everett Glenn King Civil Engineering Columbus, Georgia Edwin X ' ernon King Civil Engineering Columbus, Georgia Herbert Benton Kinsolvinc. Ill Pre-MeJIcal Shelbyville, Kentucky Clifford Guv Knick Civil Engineering Collierstown, ' irginla Frank Jones Lee Pre-MeJical Xichila Falls, Texas John Dozier Lee, Jr. Liberal Arts Sumter. South Carolina 1941 mi Lloyd Lorenzo Leech, Jr. EUclrical Engineering Parris Island. South Carolina Robert Augustus Lewis Civil Engineering Parris Island, South Carolina Lewis Archie Lillard C iem s rJ) Culpeper, Virginia William Dallas Lillard C iemti rp Orange, Virginia Erik Price Littlejohn Ci ' vii Engineering Marshall, Texas James Russell Major Liberal Aris Riverton, Virginia John Watts Martin, Jr. Chemislr ' s Virginia Beach, Virginia Joseph James Matthews, Jr. C.-v,7 Engineering Hampton, Virginia John Knudson McCullouch Civil Engineering Birmingham, Alabama James Andrew McDonouch Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Burt Charles Menk Chemistry Cleveland, Ohio Charles Bruce Miller Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Ancelo Roger Milio Civil Engineering New York, New York Gordon Eldridce Moore Cvil Engineering Fort Howard, Maryland Donald MacMillan Morse Civil Engineering Augusta, Maine Claree Sutton Mullen, Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Joseph Mullen, Jr. Chemistry St. Louis, Missouri Louis VanLoan Naisawald Liberal Arts Garden City, New York Gilbert Lawrie Neweouj Liberal ArU Ml. Holly, New Jersey William Bernard Nugent Chcmlilr]! Kllrirk, Virainia Daviu Ramsey Oakey Chit Ensjnccrin? Salem, Virginia Earnest J ackson Oclesby, Jr Liberal Arh Charlollesville, Virginia James O ' Keefke. Jr. Chcmlilr ) Norfolk, Virginia Bryant Beverly Pake Pre-MeJlcal Altheimer. Arkansas John Mercer Patton Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Rolla Daniel Patton. Jr. Electrical Engineering Brighlon, New York Joseph Ashbridce Perkins, Jr. Chemislrv Coalesville, Pennsylvania Irving Bowen Pierce. Jr Civil Engineering Lexington, Massachusetis Warren Horton Pike. Jr. Pre-MeJical Hobart, Indiana Frederick William Poos Liberal Arls Arlington, Virginia Lewis Gordon Porter, Jr Electrical Engineering Alexandria, Virginia Charles Henry Purdum, Jr. Electrical Engineering Syracuse, Indiana John H.ager Randolph. Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, N ' irginia David Luther Rawls, Ir Pre-MeJical Suffolk, N ' irginia Richard Courtney Reed Pre-MeJical Norfolk, Virginia George Hearn Rhea Liberal Arts Nashville, Tennessee 1!I41 Km William Edward Richardson Civil Rnginecring Pitman, New Jersey George Burgess Richmond Liberal Arts Huntington, West Virginia Edward Day Risdon Pre-Mciiical Warrenton, Virginia Alfred Joseph Rooklin Liberal ArU Covington, Virginia James Morris Satterfield CAemislrJl Richmond, Virginia Joseph Lawrence Shomo Pre-MeJical Ambridge, Pennsylvania Harry John Siebert Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Manley Olin Simpson, Jr. Pre-MeJical Front Royal, Virginia Barney Joseph Skladany, Jr. Civil Engineering Plymouth. Pennsylvania Rutherford Houston Spessard, Jr. Chemistry Richmond, Virginia Wortham Anderson Spillman, Jr. Chemistry Richmond, Virginia Lloyd Robert Stallings Chemistry Cumberland, Maryland Howard Samuel Strausser Civil Engineering Reinholds, Pennsylvania Ambler Glazebrook Sutherland Pre-MeJical Roanoke, Virginia Henry Clifton Sutherland Civi7 Engineering Clifton Forge, Virginia William Suttle Pre-MeJical Newport News, Virginia Edward Wright Swain Liberal Arts Victoria, Virginia Herbert Marshall Thornton Civil Engineering Norfolk, Virginia Carlo Ralph Tosti IJcclrical Engineering Buffalo, New York Amon Dean Tuck Civil Engineering Scranlon, Pennsylvania CharlesThomasUrquhart, Jr. Civil Engineering Norfolk. Virelnia Alfred Vick. Ill Ci ' viV Engineering Hampton, Virginia DeMelt Eugene Walker Civil Engineering Greenport. L, I., New York William Benja.min Walker Civil Engineering Ricfimond. Virginia Robert Dade Wall Chemi tr Henderson, Norl.h Carolina Arthur Thomas Weiss Chemiiir Albany, New York Ralph Albert Weller Civil Engineering New York, New York George Snyder White, Jr. Civil Engineering Shorl Hills, New Jersey John Edward Whit.more Liberal Arh Staunton, Virginia Charles Henry Wilkins Chemislry Casper. Wyoming Alton Gus Williams Civil Engineering Suffolk, Virginia Alexandre Hutcheson W ' illiams Civ,7 Eneineerine Richmond. Virginia Grover Cleveland X ' iluams. Jr. Civil Engineering Baskerville. ' irginia Richard Powhatan X ' illiams Civil Engineerins Hollis. New ' ork Robert Willouchbv X ' illiams Electrical Enjineering East Falls Church, X ' irginia Thomas X ' infield N illiamso.n Liberal ArU Harrisonburg. irgmia V 1!I41 Bin William Allen Willis Civil Engineering Augusta, Georgia Charles Perrv Wilson Electrical Engineering Cllflon Forge, Virginia James Truesdell Wilson, Jr. Civil Engineering Somerset, Kentucky Thomas James Wilson, III Liberal Arts Clifton Forge. Virginia Walter Elliott Woelper Liberal Arts Newark, New Jersey John Edwin Woodward, Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia John Minor Wray, Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia John Martin Wright Civil Engineering Norfolk. Virginia Charles Morton Young. Jr. Civil Engineering Rocky Mount, Virginia - 5 izSW ' " 1941 BD« (JOItnOX SAPKETT AhAMS rii il Kiuliiiii riiiii Keil dak. Vii-Kinia HAWKS NK-IMIEltl.AXnS AHA.MS F.hrlrhiil Eiui ' uuinini Wi ' stlu ' ld. Ni ' w .lei-svv DHNVEK Fr.OYD ' ai.ESIIIUK. J K ■:hrtnr,il F.iiiihiitriii,! I.iiniv. -ii-i.-hiiii •FAMES; AXIiEIISdX, ,IK. Ciril i;n,iiniiri„,i l.i ' . ins:i()ii. ii-j;iiiia JIAKXIN ' .HDSON ANDEKSciN. .IK Ehrlricill Hniliiirrrhui ■Mariun. Vii-jrinia WII.LIA.M rLEATllI; AMUtEW Ciril Eiii iinrriiNi Xc.nlitielil, -, •nil, Hit NIi-llol.AS l A. AliU.W. .ru, rn-Miilinil Xia -ara Falls, X,-« V..rk •rullX AKMI ' M.I.IXd Chi- West Xfw „rk. yit-w .Tersi crrAKLES EDCAK .UiXiil.h. •IK Elri-trviill Emiimiliin, C.ilun.v. Vii ' siiuia i:eraki i,ee Asni Ciril IJiiuiiir, riiui I. .lilt ' I ' .i-a.-li. I.. I.. XfH- V..rl; KllBEKT .VHKllTT AISSK ' KER .ibrnil Art.-, S,lu-iiH,-tail.v, Xhw York l-lXI--nl;ii llodXE HACIITELL il F.i iimtnii. Vi EDWIN LkUOY BAKEK .TR. Prc-Miiliail IVirtsniiuitli. Vii-uinia KOHERT MASllX IIARTEXSTEIX Wa I ; i: Rcir.inrr i;ir-i ' i-;xiiiirsE H.urnix Cii il i:,i,ln i, , rin.l R:Mlh,,-,l, ii-:::i,ia l;l RTnX rAII. I ' ,E. -n ' V Hhrtririit Kinliiinriini Hrii.ikl.vii. New York ' Tlln.MAS KRIAX BEATLAl " l.iliinil Art : Franklin. I ' l ' imsvlvauia CHARLES UARII P.El ' KIIAM ' liriiii»tnt l.aknland. Fhn-kla WILLIAII EFCEXE HELL Ciril ICfiiiiirriii, Lirrk- R.ick. Arkansa.s HARRY WARREX BEFtXARIi l ' r,.M ,liiiil Xew Ihi-ria. Linii.siaua (iEURGE ALLEX BICKERSTAFF Ciril Eiifiinrrriiin Ujchniond. A ' irginia FKAXK XASII BILlSliLV, in ■In- I ' ortsmniitli. Virginia iivaii TE.Mi ' LE mi:i]ii-rn-, .11: Ciril F.iuiiiir.riiin ' wpll. Vir ' iiii.i Bi;VERLY SYIiXllR lil.ArKR.rRX Chrmi.i1ni Harrisonijurg, A ' irginia LEONARD ANDERSON BI AIKBLRX .IR Prr-Mriliiiil Ui.-liiii,,nd. Virginia liLYRLES LI-niEl! BoARII I ' luniixlrii I ' c.rt . L-iricin. I ' l ' nnsvlvania BIUAX HllW.Utli AL SnX BoWEX Ciril i:i,„i,„.ri„„ l.vnclil.iin;. Niriiiiiia •JOIIX EDWARD BR. X-ri,Y. .Ut Ciril Eiiijiiiri riiiii I ' asadi-iia. Calilnrnia MiMS MrCEHEE BRAX• I, Ciril EiniiilrrrilliJ I ' asadnna. Califiirnia RALI ' H SCOTT BRV. X, .TR CInniistrii Roanoke. Virginia WADSWOItTU BfCO, .TR lilerlrical Emiiin rriini .Xorfolk. Virginia WILLIAM FR. XKLIX BYERS Arl : Wasliington, D. c. ARCHrHAM) AI,(;i;j!.VO. CAMI ' HKI.L l.ihirnl ArtK Wvtiii-vlllr.. -irKinl:j Mi ' iiur.AS sai,va ' ii)):k cai-assh i:„ni,irrrh,;, ] U-if: vu. Siw York iKVAX (;ii-i.K ' r CASS I. ill, rill . rln I ' lilliiili-lijli;!!, I ' l-nnsylvanla Kli IIAUI) IIIOMtV CATI-KT ' I ' . .111. i:l,rl,i,,il i;i„ hirrri,l!l kicllJllnlirl. ' iri. ' iMiil AMl|!i: V .IA KS(). lA A.NAr i;il. Ill .ihirnl Ai-lx W:ish r.ll.l.V SIMIAN l.ihirnl il« iMllils. ' l-.-XMs JACK liAI.K C (■III wixh-ii I ' ittslpiir ' li. r.T I.AliK ll-l-IN i-i:i.AMi. .II: lilCIIAKIl WATSi clii ' iiiixlrii Iliipc ' vvpll. Virt ' iiiiM .lAXIKS AI.VIN lPi:. IMI,i;i .iAMi:s iii:mii:i; iiisciiini;kr l-nil i:iiiiiiiri rill, (Jnn.rst.T. Virsinhi CLVDK I.KDXAIU) KLLIXC ' I ' DN Ciril ICniiiirrriiiij I ' rpfliTirkslMir;:. " irL:iniii WILLIAM III;MSI.I:V K.MIlKV. JR. Ciril i:uiiun , mm Warrrni-n. i i -iiiiii WAI.TKR CLYDE ERWIN. JR. Ciril I-Jiifiiiirrrinu Jeffress, Virginia LELAND LLOYn ESTES. JR. ii:i:kins tletcher MIRKAY IXXES FORBES. JR. Elrrfricnl Enfiincrriiui Ilnnrington. Wp.«t Virginia JAJIES EDWIX FORTSdX Cliriiiixtrn Corsifana. Texas DONALD LEE FllX Lihcral Artx Davton. Ohio WARKEX SETTLE FRANK il I Al 1 I I I. KREEMAX ' ' . 1 , mill I ' rnvidrncp. Rhofle Island BAYLOR PRICE GIBSON. JR. EIrrtriral Hiiiiiiircring l ' i iinini;i(in (ia|i, Virginia JLSSi: SAMI-EL OILLESriE. JR. i;iu. ' lii..|il. Virginia ALVIX STORY GLESSXER. JR. I ' rrMcdical Somerset. PenusTlvania FLOYD DEWEY GOTTWALD. JR. Clicmi.itrii Richmond, " i ginia EDWIX STEWART GKAXGER l.ihrriil Arix Lvnclibnrg. ' irgiuia WILLIAM WEEKS GROVE Ciril Emliiirrrillil Xew Hope. Virginia CCRTIS ALDEN GriLD Sr. All ans. New York WILLIAM CAMPBELL HAGAN Chcinisitrii Norfolk, Virginia 1941 liB JOSHUA LTTCirS HAI.BERT, IV Eleclrirnl EnnUn-crinu Corsicana. Texas .TdllN SEI.DEX IIALSEY i-hiiiii tiii NMwpni-t Nows. Virginia crNvnN MiTi ' iiEM. iiAi;i:is(iN. .11: KriMli-rickshurs. Virsinia WILLIAM IIENUV IIANSr.AKIiKi; ;, )). ml rU Linll.i.iiiii ILlnhts, Mnryhmd i;rv HALIFAX IIASKINS. .IK. Cril f.iuiiif ' triiui r..iit, ' Iik.T|isi. ' . N. ' W V..1-U .loIIN I ' AN.MLL IIAS ' IIM;s KIcctririll Elljlillirriiiil Corsicana. Texas GARDNER TARRISIl IIELLEK Chemislrii Bedford, Virginia RAY EIXJAR IIIIilUNS Ciril Elitliiiiirinn Somerset. Kentucky WILLIAM rOINIHOXTEU HILL. .TK. Lihci-nl Art« Winston-Salem. Ncirili Carnlina .TOIIN TATE II I NEK Ciril Kfu iiir, riiHI Marlinti.n. West irgiiiia .lAMES HKLANIM) lldPHKIN. Ill rnMiiliiiil Warri-nti. i;akl iti.ton in ■ r ( Einlinrri-in.l ioshen, Virginia ;an NELSON MILES IIOLMEN. .IK. fiiil Eiiiiinrrri}f!i Brooklyn. New York (JIY FOSTER IIOLLIFIELD Prr-Miilirat Martinsyille. Virginia MARK EDtJAR HOLT. .TR. Prr-M((lirnJ Petersburg. Virginia HOWARD KENNETH HOOVER rhr Arlington. Virsinii IDWARII HOOVER (iORlloN LYLE .lACKS Vlicnistri Douglas, Arizona MAX FREDERICK .lENNY riainfielrl. Ni ' WILLIAM HENRY .loll ANN. .IR. riril Eiiriinifri:nj Richmond. Virginia BEVERLY BROADDIS .loNES Ciril Eilflinrrrinn Orange. N ' irginia FRED CHARLES .loNES I ' nMrilirnl l ' v ix. Ar una HARRY TIIiOR .loNES. .IR. r.ilirnil Arl.1 Norfolk, Virginia THOMAS liAKRIEL .TONES. Ill CUcmi.ilrn Mineral. X ' irgtnia EFtiENE THOMAS KELLY Ciril E)iiliiir, riini Roanoke. Virginia FRKIlEKICK FERllINAXIl KILMl ' .U Ciril F.iiiiiiii I riii ' l rikcsvillr, Maryl.uul .TAMES WillLDEN KNOWLIOS Jlillville, New .lersey WILLIAM BREECE I.AMI ' .oI- Chcmi«tni New York, New York THOMAS COPE L. I XlMiN Ehrlrir,,! Fu.iinr, riini Tnl,..K:i. Is;ili ;,- . . I:oX I KAXKLIX I,. W Cir,l III, mil. I Healing Si.rii ' irginia f-KOXrOAS AltlSTIOAS I.KACM )H t.lhrml ArlH Nr ' w Vork. S -w V..rk Vri,l,IA. l l ' .F.nSII, ta T I,i;.MAK ■nil IJiir hirrrhl ' l (lur,ih;i. N -I,ni«ka l!i)I!i;i!-|- TIIOIiNJON I.KM.MO.V. JK. I.ihirnl lr « l.yiiihliiirK. Virt ' ini!) Ar.Hr.V f.OTHAK I,IM)AI,I,. JK. Jill nil Sri I, VUk. Virtrlni;! .UillS WI.NKIKI.IJ Lrj ' ION. .III. I ' iril Hiiiiincrriiul Xfirtfin. Vir(rini;i NI.MKOJ) WIl.l.IA.M [,o. i; IChrtrirnI Einihiiirinq Kirmint ' lKirn. Alal.arna roiiN iir ;u m.udoxai.I). .jp.. Ciril i:„,ii„,,rhui Wc.liiirn. .MassachijKftts XKI.SOX A. MAHOXK. Mi. f ' irll EnfiUif ' critui I ' harkiltesville, Virginia JOIIX .MAItSIIAr.r. (■;, ,7 ' Jin iiiiiriii ' I ' ptiTsl iii-_-. irKillia SA.Mnn, MAItSIlALI,. IV Ciril Einliiirrriini Miflfll.-hiii-K. Virginia WAf l ' ICIt f;ORDf)X MASfiX. JR. (•In mini, -11 L.vnclilmrf;. ' irginia rnrcsi.Ev .MAT-Rri.-E .move:r. jr. (■nil Eiiiiiiurriilil StauntLin, Virginia WII.MAM GRANVILLE McrLTRE. JR. fiiil E,i lh,rrrimj Ri.liiTiMii.I, Virginia i:iir,i i:|- warrex Mr-cnxxEL ;•;■. l,flH,il ' iVV. ' illio |-1I. I!I.HS LEDYARIl M.CIlRr JdllX KII.BY McGRATH. JR. t ' iril Enfiineerinrj Ilarrisonliurg. Virginia THO.MAS FRAXCIS JIcCRAW. JR. Ciril Enfliufcrinfi Roannke. ' irginia ROBERT WILLIAM McKELVEY r-iril Emiinrn-ind Bpllfvill... Illinois WILLIAM THARLES MrKAMY l-hriiiixtni I ' liatliam. Mississippi TII()M. S CciLE M.-LEOD I ' iril Kiiiiir.rrrinu Riclimoncl. Virginia JAMES ARTIITR .MIDDLETOX firil EiiriiiirrriiK, Svrafiisp New Y..rk Rur.rin r i:i : iiller. jr. Eh ' I ' ■ I ' ■■riiin Cliilli-. ' ;;i ' . Jii.ii s a. i i;ew mixtox. jr. Ciril Ktiuilirrrinu Roannl;e. Virginia XATIIAX HARLOW MOXrs LibrrnI Arts Y ' oungRtnwn. Ohio ROBERT P.OXI.EY MOfXTGASTLE XIc-IIOI.AS PEEKIXS OGLESBT C ri7 Encihiceriiifj Draper. Virginia PETER JAMES I ' APPAS. JR. rrrAfciliinl Macon, (.eorgia (;E0RGE ELLIS PARKER. JR. Ciril Enflilirrrinri Ricbmond. Virginia CHARLES CFRRT PARKIXS Elecii ' ical Eiiaiuceriiui Harrisonburg. Virginia JACK McPHERSOX PARRISII. JR. Ciril Ellfliiirrrin:! Riclimond. " irginia 1941 iii HERBERT KIiri.K I ' MISiiNS. .TG. Prc-Mcilital Decatur. Illiiniis BANE (!I-STAFF PEltKY. .11!. F.Ui-lrunI i:ii!Jii: iriini Taz ' nv. ' ll. N ' irsinia (IVEKTD-N BAKKi; riri ' lMT Ciril F.uiliiui y ' linj FreflHi-iiks Hall. Nirsinia EDWIN KEITH I ' llH.I.irs. .Ut. (■■nil Kinjiiurriinl IHItnn Village. Viisiinia i, ' EnK(;E MDNRUE I ' ICKUAI.. .IK. rhi ' mixirii Cliailiam. Virj:ini:i viRiUNirs si:in;i:i.i, iti-tmax. .hi. rn-Mrilinil Caiiron. Virginia Ar.I.EN RIVES roTTS Civil Enriinrrriiifl Corrlrnsvillf. Virginia WH.I.IAJI IKA IMIWERS. .TR. Clii ' mi.tlni Augusta. Cpurgia ROBERT MORRIS PUIlE KIrrfrical Ktiililiririiui Npwnort News. A ' irg ' nia ABISHA COLLINS rRITCHARD Pn- ' Mrdirnl Hdlipwell. Vir-inia EDWIN I A(;E I ' RESToN riril Kill iiiicriiin Nnrfnlk. Virginia Kor.EKT I.ECAKE KEE ES ■ri-Mcilif ' il Jladison. New .lerse.v ROBERT LESLIE KEVELEY, .TR. riril Etiuinrrrinn Rirlimnntl. Virginia I ' ETE Rlf ' E, .TR. Elrrtrirril Eiii;incrriini Dallas. Texas WILLIAM HENRY RoMM Prr-MPflirnl Nnrtoll;. A ' irginia WILLIAM .TENKINS ROSS Chr FInrenc Ma k rAIFI!S lN ROTH •,-, ]l,,hr,ll I ' t. Til as. Kentur-kv Uor.KKT SAT ' NDERS RFCKER firil Eiujinrrniui Bedtorrl. Virginia .TI ' LIAN BEt ' KWITH RFFFIN Ciri! E mil II r rill II H " |.e v. ' ll. Virginia WILLIAM E. SATTERWHITE Ciril Eiiiiiiir ' rllKI Riclnniinrl. Virginia JOHN FT ' LTON REYNOLDS SCOTT. .TR. Lihrrnl Arts East Falls Clnircli. Virginia DONALD IIOLLIS SELVACE. .IR. ClirmiKtril Amherst. Virginia LEON MELII ' S SENSABAl ' (ill Lihrrnl Arti Birniingliam. Alabama rAIT. RANDOLni SHE.MIAN. .IK. Lihrrnl Artu Charlotte. North Camlina 111 ;oKDON . NDERSON S.MITH ..Irirnl Emliiirrriini ■avslake. Illinois ll.VURY LEE SJIITH. .11!. . .. rfil Arl. ' D. laplane. ' irginiii MH.L.U!Ii (H ' V S.MITH il Li Norfolk. Virginia .TEFFREY CREENWooD S.MITH Ciril Elitlilirrriiui Ft. Clark. Texas CEORCJE MrRKELL SNK.VH. .11!. Lhrtrirnl Enniii ' i ri„,i Lvn.hlnirg. Virginia SILAS HERBERT SNIlDiUiASS Ciri7 Eiiijiiirrriiifi Washingtc n. D. c. EMIL SOTNVK f J f «1 t l S-,8 ' f 9 JAMIOS flAlt.VrAN ' TAI ' lyfvV i:lirlririll ■Jnf inrrrillf l.f,K:iu. W.-Hi Vlrxinla KfDOM ' H IIIOMtV ' lAr-SKKV Clril i:„,iini rhui I|i|,(T Siiddl.- Illv(-r. N -w J thi-v iiA i,K(i;(t w. D. TAvr.rHt. .m. -7 •; ,, ' ; W.,..(IIm Fon-st. ' ir Cni-.T. Mississippi r. ri;. ' |- joiins ' j-ijo.mas HhllrirnI JjHI illirriliri Xorl ' olk. Virginiii J ' KVTOX LISBV W, -IIIOMPSON. .! fjlirrni . rt« VavnesIt(tru, (iff ri n DANIEL M. TIIOKNlllN. .Hi. ciril Entihu-i-rinn Norfolk. N ' irjjpnia KDIUOKT for VIN Tfiril) •)r-.l ((;;r ' Tiilliilal). Louisiana WII.r IAlI FItANCIS TRAl ' K ' ■ ,- i:,l,lhlrrri,l! l;i-.Hililvn. Ni ' W York I.IOU COSTEI.IJl TYNAN. .TK. I.UiiriiJ Arls Smii Aiirmiio. ' iVxas KfCENE MELVFN TYNDAF.L Clirmixtrii rape ciiarles. Virainia UKADION VANDEVENTEIt. .TK. f.ihd-in ArtK Norfolk. Vir-illia .TdllN HENRY V.inEANDINGHAM rjirtniiil Eiulnirrriml I ' etl•rsllur ' irf;inia IKIKACE WALTER ' AI " i;nAN CiriJ Kin.iiii, riini Riclimoiirl. Virginia WAL ' I ' ER LYN VOOr VAITJHAN rhriiiisfru Rnanokc. ' irginia ERNEST HENRY VAr.IIERT. .TR. I.nirriil ArtK Normaiulv. : lissoiiri VrLLL lI WARD. .IR. flu iiiixtni St. Cliarips. Illinois TAT ' I. WELLES. .TR. Lihrriil Art.- Lexington. ' irginia FRANCIS CONWAY WELTON Ciril Eii(jiiieerinf7 Rlclimond, Virginia .TOSEril WARREN WEWERKA hihiriil Arts JIankato, Jlinnesota .TOSIITA CLYDE WIIETZEL. .TR. (■ill Savannah. Ceorgia FR.VNCIS I ' .RllWN WILLIA5IS. .TR. ; ■• irgia (JERALD SAJIfEL WILLIAJIS Ciril Eiiainrrriiw Front RoraL Virginia ROBERT HINTON WILLIAMS r r(7 Enf iiieeriuii Driver. Virginia WADE STOCKWELL WINEMAN Chriiiifiirn Greenville, Mississippi WILLIAM CITISHOLJI WINTER. .TR. In-Mrrlicul Charlotte. North Carolina ROBERT WHITELAW WISEMAN I ' rt-ilcilical Danville, Virginia PRINCE BRIGGS WOODWAED Civil Engiiieering Courtlancl. Virginia CliSHS fT 1941 MB WILBERT TUCKER WOODSllN. JR. Ciril Eiulhirrrinti Fairfax. Viriinia .T()si:i ' ii kiiiu:i;t wyatt. .ir. ciril I ' .niUf ■ n.ui l.viirlil.iii-, Xirsrinia Kill-: M.-M TT YUUEI.L. .TK. chiwixtrii Kiilimond. Virsinia EDWARD BK ' KFOUD YOUNG. .IR l.iliinll Al-ty l auvilli ' , Virginia 1941 fifli (JEOKGE MIRKELL A I.KXANDKK. Lynililnirg. Virginia .TAJIKS ORANVILLK AI.I.EN. .IK. Kni.xvillP. TonnesspH KOLAND r. AI.I.EN Durham. Niw Y..rk .TAMi;S I ' ATEUSON ASlIliV. .1 Winstun-Sak ' iii, Nortli (. ' aruliua .riLIEN SMITH ATKINS Selma. Alabama EDWARD CLIFTON BAIN. .IK. Portsmouth. Virginia WILLIAM NUKTIIEKN HALL V. I ' alls church. Virginia CKKSCEXT EltANK BALMENTI Stratt ' Ljrd. (Viunecticut .TA.MES IRVING BEALE. Ill Franklin, Virginia .TOSEPH DAVIS BEAM. JR. Hamlet. North Carolina FRANCIS BELL. Ill Dublin. Virginia FRANK JIEADE BELL Hi ' thi ' scla, Maryland SCOTT BENNETT. Ill I ' atarhogue. L. I.. Now York .TOIIN PETER BEN5CIE Stratford. Connecticut .TAMES EDWARD BKiGS, .TR. Wichita Falls. Texas ALBERT STCART BOLLIN( Suffolk. Virginia BRUCE BOWDEN Norfolk. " N ' irginia EDWIN RALPH BOWERS Arlington. Virginia VICTOR McKTNLEY BOWER Chicago. Illinois EDWARD CABELL BRAND Salem. Virginia EDWARD C. BRANDOW Albany. New York BERT WATSON BROOKS Montclair. New .Tersey CONSTANTINE PIVIC BROWN Washington, D. C. CARL SAMT EL BURBUIDGE Liverpool. Ohio DONALD BCRDON Green Bay. Wisconsin ROGER HARRY BTRNHAM Maynard. Massachusetts ROBERT .TENNINGS CABANISS Roanoke, Virginia .TAMES DOfGLAS CASEY, .TR. River Forest. Illinois BLAKE .TACKSON CATE Knoxville. Tennessee .TAMES PIERCE CHAMBERS Arvonia. Virginia BTRNETT C. CHRISTIAN Tunstall. Virginia .lollN HAMILTON CIIUISIIAX Huntington. West Virginia .ia: ies stt ' art cl.vuki:. .11:. Lexington. Virginia WAYNE GORDON CLARK. .TR. Whitehaven. Tennessee FRED ALVIN COLLINS. .TR. Dolibs Ferry. New York Y J t Sr f KOIlOK ( ' ,I1A. I«|;(,J, ' OI.ONNA, ,ric l amptoj], VlrglLia illOMAS AltTllCli COOK iliarlollc, Nurth I ' arollria lUOMAS sa. i-oi:d IOOKK. .(IC, l ' ..rtHii].,iilli. Vli-Ki ila AI.IiKltl ' I ' .ICOWN iiMd ' Ki:. ,11:, I ' .rlHlol. -|rKlnl;i .rA.MKS I.. i-00] ' i;i; (liintHvillc, Alaliaijia I.I-OVI) ALI.A.N roiiKAN. ,fli, Ni-w Urifc ' liton. I ' .Tinsylvanla i;eou(;k Au ' inii ckam;. , i:, Uiclimond. N ' irj inia ,IACOB I ' lTZPATUK-K cltKXf New Marker, ' irginia .lllll.X II.VW CROSS I,. ncliliiirg, ' irginia CIIAKLES CLIF ' J ' O.V ( ■ItOWIiKU Ulackstone, Virginia DONALD D. DA IS. . i. ' ayzata. Miuncsuta ROIilOKT ntVING DkWITT Hamilton. Virginia iAiu:v Ti;i:. iAi. K D(jkset Arlingtdii. irginia ,IAMES VALENTINE DOSS, ,ri;. Virginia Beacli, Virginia ,TOSEI II ABKAIIAM DOIMAI; Norfolk, Virginia MH ' IIAEI- ,IOIIN DrCKO Clairton, Pennsylvania KICIIAUD CLINTON DC.MM Kingston, New York ,rAMES WILKIE DUNHAM Detroit, Mieliigan HARRY WATKEYS EASTERLY. ,11; Riciimond, Virginia FRANK WARREN EIEHlliiKN New York. New York WILLIAM THOMSON EICKLEIiERC I ' .altimore, Maryland TAZEWELL EI.LET, HI Kielimond. Virginia ROBERT ,1, EMERY Kenosha, Wisconsin FAROLD SLOAT EMISoN. IR. liarden City, New York i:i WARD ,IACKSON ENCl.ISH Rielimond, Virginia FORBIS WOOD El ' BANK Houston. Texas LEONARD OSWELL FEARS, ,IR. Lynchburg, Virginia RALPH STUART FERREIRA Stow, Ohio rilo.MAS LEO FLETCHER Manila, I ' hilippine Islands RAYMOND C, FLOYD. ,7R. Montgomery, Alabama LEWIS dewitt freeman. ,TR. Richmond, Virginia WALTER T, H, GALIFoini. ,IK, Portsmouth, Virginia WILLIAM ,IAMES GARNER, .IR. Richmond, ' irginia THOMAS BLYTIIE GENTRY L»anville, Kentucky ARTHUR LOUIS GIANELLONI Havana. Cuba ITIARLES McCLEAN GIBBS, Petersburg, Virginia 117 1941 iim ROBERT WlXiiii nr.snx I ' onca City, (ikkihnina MARVIN LAYMAN I!1IJA ' M Manassas, ■il■giuia I ' EYTilN TKRKV GISII, .TK. Stamitou. Virgiuia ROBERT ALEXAXKKU (inUHKl: Little Ri.cli, Arliausas ,TAMES ROY CORDON " Ricliaioud, Virginia STEUBEN OILMAN (iRANIJER Craubuiv, New .lersey ALFRED BFTTEREIELD liKLNWELl. Arlington, Virginia CARL .TOSEl ' II IIAAN Cliarlestou, West Virginia WILLIAM ARGI ' LE IIALEV, III Cnlpeper, Virginia FRAMK GILBRETII IIAMII 1 ' oN Rapidan, Virginia ,TAMES DYLANEY iLVMMoND. .TR All- ANDREW W. IIARCREAVES I ' lirtsm.uitll, N ' irginia ARMISTEAD TAYLOR IIARVIE, .TR. Ricbmond. Virginia CHARLIE MILLER HATCHER Amherst, Virginia Er WIN ITin.LlI ' IIAZEN Knn lir. ■[ ' ■ RoL ' .ioirr -ni.w i.oi: Suutli r.-ii ' l, Indiana LOFTf S IIENGEVELD, ,TR. LafayiMti-. Nrw .l.rsey LE1.. M ' l.. Ki: lIOLilES. .TR. Norlnlk. ii-iiiia ALIiEKT II. HORN. .TR. Cnrsicana. Texas .TAMES MEKIWEATIIER lU ' LL. .TR, HENRY THOMAS HT ' IT, ,TR. Chase City, Virginia ,JOHN STEPHEN INGLES Oceanport, New .lersey ,TAMES INGLIS (;reensl)urg. Pennsylvania ,ToIIN I ' OINDEXTEl; llir.V. Ill, ' irgiuia .TAMES ALVIX IRWIX Spring-dale. I ,.nnsylvania TIM-MAS .|oSi:i ' ll .loIINSON. .TR. NurlMlk, Vii-uiTua •losioi ' ii i;i;iiit;rn .tonics, .ir ROBERT I ' AItKE .loXES. .TR. NurfoU . X ' irginia CHARLES REM) .TOYCE Rielnnnnd. Virginia .lOIIN FKKDEUICK KINO Cduinljus. Georgia LINDSA ' l .l. iK KIUKM.VN. .lit. Indep.-iul-ii. i ' , li-- -i liEol;(,l. .lollNSoN TOMI ' KIXS. .IK XAVIER ALEXIS KRAMER. .TR. McCumli. Mississippi WILLIAM .TOIINSON KIT ' I ' IOR. .TR. Lawr-nee, New Y.irl; ,TAMES CHRISTIAN LAMB, III Warsaw, Virginia WILLIAM EDWARD LAWSoX. .lit Hilton Village, Virginia KIIKKMAN WH.I.IA.M I.INDSAV l.(xiriKi..ii. Virsjiiii.-i VAI,I,A |.; lifjIiHINS LINDSAY Al.-xiii](lrla. Virj- ' lnla IIAItOIJ) I.OIKWOOI) I ' .r-.wiiwoo.l. T-XHH i,i:o. AKn i,r ' riii:i: i.ona.- lr .11:. iHAlil.KS .MKIil.K IJTK. ,11;, Itl.liiij.iiid. ' ir)4inia I.KWIS M(JliItlS I.IDl.OW I ' ark.TslMirj, ' . Wi-Hi Virginia .IilSi;i ' ll KlUlJ MiADAMS Wilkiiisl.iirj;. Ivnn.s.vl variia iiliKIMiK f. [ ' I, . I. KINXriN ' liiiai-. . ,-w ,.,-k KriiKI ' .T ilARItlSON MAI.ONK. .IK. Ft. Moultrli-. Soutli I ' arolina I ' ATL WEI.LINinuX MAM.V Staunton. ' irginia IIIAKLES HARRISON MARKS. .IK. .Miami. Florida l;ICIIARI) .TAIjn.IN MARSHALL. .TR. I ' l.rtsmoutli, Virginia ROBERT QUARLES MARSToN Toano. ' irginia AUSTIN WALRATH MARTENSTEIN Washington. D. C. CLARENCE AlIES MARTIN Fort .Tacksun, North Carolina ROBERT EDDY MATHEWS lOclor, Minnesota (iT ' IXN WHITEIIT " RST MATTERN Dayton. Ohio DENNIS PARFREMENT M.CARTY Delaplane. Virginia .lOHN HOUSTON McCLUNi; I,exington. Virginia WILLIAM STEELE ARMOUR M.INTYRE Duquesne. Pennsylvania .TAMES BEVERLY McVEIGH Lynchburg, Virginia RICHARD ALVA MEADE Scarsdale. New York .TOHN LLOYD MERCHANT Collingswood. New .Jersey CHARLES TIIEOriORE METCALF Bexley. Ohio EARL ARDEN MILLER Norfolk. Virginia JOHN POTTER MITCHELL. .TR. Abbeville, Alabama TACK HARRISON MONTAGUE Independence. Missouri RICHARD YOUNG MOON . sheville. North Carolina FRANIC SHAW MOORE Goshen. Virginia ■WILLIAM RODGERS MOORE. .TR. Big Stone Gap. Virginia CHARLES THOMAS MOSES. JR. Appomattox. Virginia AI ' GT ' ST WILHELM MT ' ELLER Davenport. luwa JOHN MT " LLEN. JR. Camden. South Carolina WESLEY GRIGG MULLEN Richmond, ' irginia WILLIAM ALEXANDER MTNROE Derry. Pennsylvania mmuBi 1 HOWELL LEWIS MYERS. JR. Park Ridge. Illinois ROBERT ERWIX NAY Wheeling. West Virginia LEE LOCHIIEAD NIOIIDLS, .TU. Riclimund. Virginia PHILIP CHARLES NICHOLS Williamsport. Maryland WILLIAJI ROBERT NICHOLS. .IR. Ft. Amador, Canal Zone RICHARD CHARLES NIESS East Rockawa.v. New Y ' ork HENRY TALBOT ODOM. .7R. Greenwood, Mississippi RICHARD ALLEN OVEItMVKK Bellevue, Ohio WARREN HIK OVERSTKEET Roanoke. Virginia CHARLES WALTER PARKER. .Tit. Ahoskle, New York THOMAS ALLEN PEKKINSON Wilkinsburg. Penns.vlvania THOMAS LEWIS PEYTON. .71! Bethesdii. Mar.vland HENRY FRANKLIN I ' lllI.Lll ' S Richmond. Virginia ,IOHN BIRR PIGGOTT. .JK. Washington. D. C. JOHN ELDRIDGE POINUEXTER Newport News, Virginia GEORGE IRELAND I ' OOS Arlington. Virginia STUART EAGLAND. JR. Richmond. Virginia HARRY RATRIE. JR. Baltimore. Mar.vland WILLIAM MARCrS REED Harrisonburg. Penns.vlvania JAMES MENARDI RENTON Portland. Oregon IRL CEPHAS RIGGIN, JR. Richmond, Virginia RELEY BAXTER ROBERTS. JR. Danville, Virginia LeROY BARTLETT ROPER Petersburg, " irginia JOSEPH STUART ROWLAND Richmond, Virginia BLINX BLAINE RUSH Allen Park, Michigan JOSIAH RYLAND Richmond. Virginia HARVEY SEYMOUR SADOW New York, New York WILLIAM VAL SANFORD. JR. Murfreesboro, Tennessee JOHN ELMER S 1IM1DT Chicago, Illinois ARTHUR LUCIUS SEAY, HI Petersburg, ' irginia ROBERT SINGLETON SHERRAKD Willow Street. Penns.vlvania BURTON PRETTYMAN SHORT. . Hopewell. Virginia WALTER HAINES SM. RTT Chattanooga, Tennessee NICHOLAS NORMAN SMELOFF Allentown, Pennsylvania DUDLEY CROFFORD SMITH. . Charlottesville. Virginia JULIAN HOUSTON S.MITIl Selma, Alabama WU.I.IAM .IOSi;i ' II SMI ' IH Aslil:iiiil, KiTiliKk.v ICOIiKftT WII.I.IA.M SMOTIIKIiS Siiii Miiriiw,. (•:illf..niiii i.i; i. . ni,i,i;ii snow Wil.iiluKl ' iu. Norili fjir.iliiia i;ritiAi:i» souk.vsox ' " K- llllo IIA.MKK Ki:i;. A , SI-K.MKIc . V«|M„-l N.-ws. Virgin:., WILLIAM LKK s ' rA ;i;. Ill Itic-iiriiniiil. Vlrt ' iribi siiti;i. irs liAwi.s stlll. .ir;, N..rr.,lk, VirKiiila .IDII.V THKIItrn; S ' lKVKXS WiisliiliKtMl. II, ■. .lAl ' K .ILNMNIIS STILSllN Mil. Is. II. .Mi.hh.Mri KTiiAN ni:i r:. stiioi ii. .ri:. l::(liin.:nil. Vii-iriia ItuItKItT riLCIIMAN SII;ri)iVriK Kichmcind. Virginia .ii)sr:ri[ ani i;i: v sf.M. n:r:s. .n .luhnscn Ciry. THnmssi-i- CorUTNHV liVoX SINIiAV WiisliiiiKt. n. I), r. CARKdLL NELSON TATE N(.rt(in, Virginia TOIIN ALTON TATE i ' lilaski. Virginia AUTlHIt CANNING TAVLoH. .Tl: r.nn Air. Virginia ON. .TR. DAVID NIELSON ToliEV ' ausan. Wisconsin ANDREW WHITE ToWNE.S. .TR. Orlando, Florida EZRA KorrilEI.LE TRliE lioligoe. Alabama DANIEL IIOSELEY TITKER Cliase (■ity. Virginia RICHARD WILLIAM TWo.MDI.Y Coeur d ' Alene. Idaho HAROLD NORWOOD TYLER. .TK. Richmond. " irginia .MATRICE LINWOllLi TYLER. .IR Richmond. " irginia CHARLES TIlo.MAS ANDEVENTER I i rchester. Mrgiuia WILLIAM WIRT WADDELL. Ill Charlottesville. Mrginia LAWRENCE BUTLER WALES, .Ht. Norfolk, Virginia ROSS FRANCIS WALKER Fairfax, Virginia WILLIAM ELLIS WALTZ Arlingt.u. Virginia (JOMEE HARRIS WARD Kenora, West Virginia .TOSEl ' H TURNER WARREN L oh plane, Virginia EDWARD SIIErilARD WASDELL Albany. New York EARL WATSON. .TR. Chinc ' teague, ' irginia ROBERT (UI.KESoN WATT I ' homasville. (Georgia HOWARD B. WE.A.TIIERFORD. .IR. Richmond. Virginia .TOIIN HOWELL WHITE Wayne. Bennsylvania [i.usn 1941 MM EI.DUIDGE AUOrSTI-S WUITKIIT ' ItST ' irginia Bnacb. Virjiinia MORTON CAI.I.OWIIII.I. WII.IIEI.M Uoanuke. ' irgiuia JOHN I ' AXTON WILLIAMS Vi)u(lst.nk, Virginia ' ril(l. L S KVAN WILI.LVMS i;iilini..iiil. Virginia IIAKKV .MINdli WILSON. JR. liiarlutt. ' sviile. irgiiiia TAVLOU ClIKIS ' inAN WILSdN. .TIL Virginia TIIEolJOlilC MINTON WlLSllN Lalie Forest. Illinois WALTER MclLlL NEV WOLFE CantonsvillH. Marylaiul HAVMOND llEItNDllN WnollALL Sandston. ' irginia ROBERT KEl ' I ' EL WlMOIir Arlington, Virginia (. ' IIAKLES THOMAS YANCEY ayuesboro. N ' irgiuia DAVID HAROLD YorN(!. JR. t ' ohunbus. Obio NATHANIEL FRANCIS YOUNG Fairfax. ' irginia History of the Class of 1943 The common bond of some undefinable spirit, born in us through the hardships and pleasures ex- perienced together during our confused rat year, created a feeling of pleasurable anticipation in each one of us as we mounted the plane, bus, train, or car early m September to wend our way back to the " hill " as, praise God, lordly third class- men. Returning this year meant a little more to each one of us, not only the third class but every cadet in the corps. The existing situation m world events makes the military training we are subjected to more v itally necessary as a part of our educa- tion. Military theory and practices are now on a par with our classroom work and studies. The regulations bred in us our first year were not forgotten over the summer months and routme was once more easily adopted. The first classes, drills, and parades gathered the loose ends together and shoved us down the first straight stretch to- wards Christmas vacation. We, as each class that preceded us, were the disruptive element of the usual peace that prevails m barracks. We of- fer no apologies, however, for our part in the various " shirt-tail parades " and treatment of the rats, for such indiscretions are not only the tradition on the part of the third class, but our inherent right. We, ironically enough, looked upon those phases of V.M.I, life that only a year before we hated with such fervor with a new meaning and did our ut- most to see that every written and unwritten rat rule was enforced. Now that it is all over, the 4th Class may agree with us that the good done far exceeded the evil. The repeated events of the fall experienced as old cadets made them more enjoyable; and with a great deal of pride we look back upon the achieve- ments of our brothers on the field of athletics. A record such as they made for themselves, the class, and the corps would be most difficult to surpass. The hops of Openings and Thanksgiving combined with the corps trips and home athletic events to bring intermittent periods of enjoyment to our bar- racks life and speed away the time to Christmas furlough. Returning to barracks from furlough with Christmas a mere pleasant memory, we entered the hardest period of the cadet year. We had a great deal to look forward to during those five and one- half months — yet it was not the amusement of the fall that our energy was concentrated on, but dif- ficult examinations, studies, and military work. The third class year is said to be the most difficult aca- demically, and we all believe it. To those of our brother rats who found " the hill of science " too steep to surmount we heartily wish them success and happiness with the work in which they are now engaged. Mid-year exams, Mid-Winter Hops, basketball, wrestling, and hunting had all come and gone with time that was fast flying. The early spring of Virginia ushered in the starchy cleanli- ness of white ducks and a few bad cases of sun- burn, baseball games and track meets, and First Class and Easter Hops. We then worried through final exams, with not many casualties, to com- pletely relax our minds and exhaust our bodies during an unforgetable Finals. With a great deal of pride we look back on the achievements of the Class of 1943 during the past year. Behind us are those associations and trials that molded us into a class of men guided and bound together by an unbreakable bond of brotherhood and friendship. During the year the class organization was completed with those cadets as leaders who most deserve the positions they now hold. Cadets outstanding in military work were made corporals and those imbued with sound busi- ness ability were appointed to the Finance Com- mittee. The work we have done this year has developed in each one of us a sense of responsibility that lies ahead of us. Our remaining two years here at V.M.I, will complete our training and enable us to accept that responsibility — so with anticipation and determination we look ahead. nmu History of the Class of 1944 " And the green leaves on those trees will turn brown and will fall and will be buried beneath a blanket of snow. And much later new leaves of a lighter green will appear — and Misto, you will still be a rat! " Now, as we gaze out of our window we see that the leaves are of a lighter green, that flowers offer their fragance, and that the air is warm. What then, has happened since an old cadet droned this dire prophecy at us last fall? " Hey Misto, run up those steps! " " Hold that looking around! " " Finn out! " and similar cries heralded the arrival of our class on September 9. We are told that during our first two weeks here we drilled, drew equipment, started classes, and gradually got into the swing of V.M.I, life. How- ever, most of us remem ber nothing more than walking into Washington arch and awaking some two weeks later. With this awakening we found that each day we were accomplishing an impossible amount of work, and each night we learned anew the intrin- sic value of a " hay. " We learned to rush from " lab dike " to " field dike " and then to " full dress " — all in a matter of seconds. Football games gave us a glimpse of the outward display of the Spirit of the Corps. Who could forget our first torchlight parade? Wet, chilled, a little uncertain as to what to do, we yelled and sang, the glow of the torches transforming our in- geniously arrayed " brother rats " into creatures of another world. Then someone started the " Spirit " and we sang until our throats ached and our voices failed. How does it feel to be an old cadet? We found that out when the Corps went to Charlotte, and then again when we won the V.P.I, game and were out of the " rat line " for three days! Typical barracks life filled in the short time from Ring Figure to Christmas. The ringing cries of " Step off, you rats! " at exactly I I :00 p. m. introduced a scene of hilarious confusion as another " shirt-tail " parade got underway; we crowed like roosters and made sounds representing grass grow- ing — all to please our friends, the upper classmen. On the first note of the bugle on December 2 I we made a mad rush for the arches to begin the longest furlough any V.M.I, class has ever en- joyed. And did we enjoy those fourteen days! Every minute must and did count. Returning from this furlough we saw 1 5 7 days of almost uninterrupted work stretching before us. However, exams were approaching and all despon- dent t houghts were obliterated as we entered one of the busiest times of our lives. Exams over with relatively few casualties, bas- ketball, wrestling, and swimming refreshed our study-cramped minds. Mid- Winter dances brought to us visions of feminine loveliness which were not soon forgotten. It was not until the arrival of Tom- my Dorsey and Easters that these dances were surpassed. Spring hike, garrison reviews, baseball games, and track meets sped by, for now we were in the " home stretch. " Then came the grandest moment of all — leaning against the rail of the fourth stoop watching our " brother rats " struggle towards the goal which we had just reached. It was the first day of Finals and we were becoming old cadets. And now, strengthened and drawn closer to- gether by the hardships which we have endured and the pleasures that we have enjoyed, we wish the best of luck to our " dikes " and other friends of the first class, and optimistically view our remain- ing years at V.M.I., sure that the " brother rat " spirit which has been created this year will carry our class ever forward. -jfj ai m. CoLON ' EI, IIARKY COOTES left V. M. I. after two years, and be became a Second Lieutenant in tlie Infantry, lie soon transferred to the United States Cavalry. In lOli;. he was aide to General Scott on the Elihu Root commission to Russia. Colonel Cootes was ebiel " of staff of a U. S. Division during the World War. and after the war. be served as military attache to the governments of Austria and Czechoslovakia. He ended bis military career as Commander of the tJ. S. Cavalry at Fort Meyer. Colonel Cootes was decorated by the governments of Austria and Czechoslovakia, and his service medals included those for the War with Spain, the Cuban occupation, the IMiilipplne Campaign, the Mexican Border Campaign, and the World War. Colonel (;EuEGE TAYLUE LANGUORNE. Uke Colonel Cootes. went to V. M. I. for two years. He left the Institute in 1SS5 to go to the United States Military Academy, where be became first captain of the Corps of Cadets. His forty years of service in the United States Cavalry included such outstanding positions as an assistant to General I.eunard Wood during tlie Porio Kicau Campaign and military attache to Berlin. MILITARY Horse cavalry is still the most mobile branch of the armed forces. Reconnaissance is the most important mission of horse cavalry, but if need be, cavalry can fight in rear guard and delaying actions. The picture shown here is of a cavalry troop on a combat mission o ver rough terrain. T ■ 4 SIMPSON Color Guard CONSOLVO Color Sergeant EDENS Color Serseani DOL.AND Color Guard THE COLORS fT 1!I41 MB The United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Henry B. Holmes, Jr ......Commandant Lieutenant Colonel William A. Ellis Infantry Lieutenant Colonel George D. Wilshire Cavalry Lieutenant Colonel Gordon G. Heiner Field Artillery First Lieutenant Edwin T. Arnold Cavalry First Lieutenant Henry P. Carrington Field Artillery Second Lieutenant John M. Tabb Field Arlilkrv Second Lieutenant Flourno ' H. Barksdale Cavalry 130 Tactical Officers Colonel Holmes, Commandant Major Jamison Major Knox Major Weaver Major Lowry Major Foster Captain Lipscomb Captain Horne Captain Cabell Captain Kelly Captain Clark Lt. Morrison Lt. Newman Lt. Lang Lt. Reex ' es Lt. Goolrick n H1 1941 MM THE STAFF MOORE Regimental CommanJe STUMPF Caftain Adjutant McCAULEY Captain S-4 FRANCE Caplain 5-3 X - 3» L_._J JESCHK.E Serseani Maio URQUHART Supply Sergeant fT 1941 MM r if - 1 1 M I I " ■ 1 i ?JV !V iV 1 V. ,v v.! J-iV5f ff li Vl t j-t- DREWRY PATTON Lieutenant Adjutant CARNEY Battalion Commander Sergean( Major - CCC vib tf i vi t CC DALE Lieutenant Adjuianl KING Sergeant Major ROSE Battalion Commander 01 IE 1!I41 iii COMPANY A STAFF Thrasher. T. L CaJd Captain CommanJino BlackMON, a. a - - Cadet First Lieutenant RennolDS, W. G., Jr Cadet Second Lieutenant Palmer, J. C Cadei Second Lieutenant Holmes, H. B Cadet Second Lieutenant Walker, D. E First Serjeant Spessard, R. H Suppl}) Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Spilman, W. A. Wray, J. M. Hume, J. Holland, S. T. Williams. R. W. Siebert, H. J. CADET CORPORALS Demmler, J. A. Aussicker, R. A. Thomas, V. J. Wineman, W. S. Roth. P. Winter, W. C. Brantly, J. E. Grove, W. W. Cass. B. G. Thornton. D. M. Gibson. B. P. Wyatt. J. R. PRIVATES Privates, First Class Esser. G. H. I 1 -iv; r- Folkes. G. C. Arnold. W. F. Goodman. R. W. Dennett, 1 . L». r ' D l r- I Ouy, r . L. (jasquet, r. J. ui .» i d Gayle. K. W, " ' ' M Groome. N. 5. Oglesby. E. J. Hensley. J_E. Satterfield, J. M. !?S. ' ' - " ■ Simpson, M. O. n ' " ' ■ ' • ; D Skiadany. B. J. Maxson, W. R. c, ]]■ I R .. , ,v ' n blalhngs, L. K. McCheaney, W. B. Sullle W Morion, D. J. - j ji J Q p N l ' ,J- Woodward, J. E. S. ' =° " ; r- Wilkins, C. H. Pats. J. L. Randolph, W. B. Privates, Third Class Shultz. ' . G. f _ I l " " ' ' F- S- Baker, E. L. S.mpson, G H. 3 g m. Slengek H. E. £ , Vl " " -! ' -i- ,• Freeman, A. Z. 7t ' - ' l t r- ■ • Gottwald, F. D. ' ■•(1 T ■ • Halsey, J. S. While. W. T. u U W lA Hansberser. W. H. „ c r Hill. W: P. Privates, Second Class y_ Boehraer, W. J. Jones, F. C. Burnett, B. Knowles, J. W. Chewning, C. C. .• Tapley, J. G. Clark. A. H. . ■ Thomas, J. T. Cury, D. Woodard, P, B. Thrasher. Captain Rennolds Privates. Fourth Class Bell, F. M. Burdon, B. Clark, W. G. Cooke. T. S. Crane, G. S. Ducko, M. J. Easterly, H. W. Freeman, L. D. Galliford, W. T. Inglis. J. 13G Palmer Second Lieutenant: Irby, J. P. Kirkham. L. J. Kupper. W. J. Luck. C. M. Marks. C. H. Marston. R. Q. McCluns. J. H. Moore. W. R. Parker, C. W. Perkinson. T. A. Phillips, H. F. IlackMON, First Lieutenant Holmes Piggoit. J. B. Ratrie. H. Roper. L. J. Sirudwick, R. T. Summers, J. A. Tate, C. N. Walker. R. F. Wealherford. E. E Wilson. T. C. Wright. R. K. Young, N. F. PR.OVD OF HEP FAME AND READY IN EVERY TIME OF DEEPEST PERJL TO VINDICATE HER HONOR OR DEFEND HER RIGHTS fR-OVDCJF- HER FAME AND READY IN ■ EVERY Tlf E ■ OF DEEPEST PERIL ■ • TOVlNOiCATE HER HONOR- OR- DEFEND HER RIGHTS TO VINDICATE HER HONOR- OR DEFEND HER RIGHTS IV COMPANY B STAFF Walker, B. W Captain Navas, S. R First Lieutenant Jacobs, R. V Second Lieutenant Sexton, L. L Second Lieutenant Read, B. M Second Lieutenant Williams, G. C First Sergeant McDoNOUGH, J. A Quartermaster Sergeant Hill. H. R Cuidon Carrier SERGEANTS Grant, J. H. Hughes, J. A. Lillard, W. D. Shomo, J. L. Bland, R. T. Menk. B. C, CORPORALS Pappas, P. J. Williams, F. B. Smith, G, A. Tauskey, R. H. Jenny, M. F. Cavanaugh, J. A. Armellino, J. A. Scott, J. F. Pettit, O. B. Pickral, G. M. Judd, W. C. Board, C. L. PRIVATES Privates, First Class Privates, Third Class Abbit, C W. Adams, H. N. ' " " - A- Aleshire, D. F. r " u p r ' Bachtell, L, B. Beamer, C. W. " ' ' rV , ' Blackburn, G. P. f " " ' - ■ Davisson, H. M. Guild, C. A. Earnest, C. A Harrison, G. M. Goolrick, W. K. Higgins, R. E. Hiett, J. C. Hiner, J. Hobart, S. C. Hoover, W. Kaiser, F. F. Johann, W. H. Marston, D. W. Lambat, W. B. Meisel, R. S. Law, A. F. Morrison, A. B. i „„ ' „ o -y nvu, A W I Lemmon, K. 1 . R 1 t ' I R • McGratb, J. K. Rudolph J_ B. MacDonald, J. H. oearcy, J. r . » t n i Shelby, J. L. Marshall, J. Taliaferro. J. M. M elvey, R. W. Welch, G. P. M.ddleton, J. A. Revely, R. L. Privates, Second Class Smith, H. L. Cormany, J. L. Thompson, P. L. W. Harris, H. L. Track, W. F. Harrold, S. C. Ward. W. Heindl, L. A. Wewerka, J. W. Knick, C. G. Young, E. B. Lewis, R. A. Risdon, E. D. Privates, Fourth Class Rooklin, A. J. Brown, C. P. White, G. S. Brandow, E. C. Walker, Captain Sexton Beale, J. C. Bennett, S. Davis, D. D. DeWitI, R. I. Hann, C. J. Hupp, H. T. Irwin, J. A. Lockwood, F. H. Nay. R. E. MacKinnon, R. P. Malone, E. H. 138 Read Second Lieutenants Martin, C. A. Mclntyre, S. A. Mitchell, J. P. Richmond, G. H. Renton, J. N. Rowland, J. A. Rush, B. B. Sadow, H. S. Schmidt, J. E. Sherrard, R. S. Smart, W. H. Navas, First Lieutenant Jacobs Stevens, J. T. Tate, J. A. Tucker, D. M. Tyler, M. L. Wasdell, R. S. Watson. E. S. Walt. R, G. White, J. H. Wilson, T. M. Young, D. H. COMPANY c STAFF Clark, D. E., Jr Cadet Caplah. Commanding MoDlSETT, S. A Cadel First Lieutenant Wilson, W. B Cadet Second Lieutenant BacHE, C. M Cadet Second Lieutenant Cann, L. B Cadet Second Lieutenant O ' KeeFFE, J.. Jr Cadet First Sergeant Cameron, D. D Cadet Supply Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Rawls. D. L. Purdum, C. H. Davis. T. Y. Thornton. H. M. Porter. L. G. Williams. A. H. CADET CORPORALS Smith, J. G. Litton, J. W. Gillespie, J. S. McConnell, R. W. Tyndall, E. M. Moyer. C. M. Jones, T. G. Andrew, W. C. Phillips. E. K. Carpenter. W. S. McGraw, T. F. Adams, G. S. PRIVATES Privates, First Class Reed, R. C. Q , , , J , Richardson. W. E. hSalthis. J. L,. c. Ll c r , ■ (, ,,, olrausser. H. o. Dobyns. S. W. Sutherland. H. C. f1° ' ' ' ' ' v.- r Tuck. A. D. i ' ;i ' ° " ' d uT ' Williamson. T. W. Killey. p. H. Kirby, F. L. Privates, Third Class Loyd, J E. Anderson. M. J. Munnykhysen, L. Bickerstaff, G. A. Nelson, i- . G. r,r,,c.„ M ? „.. tin Capasso, IN. S. Oliver, H. L). I-I „an W C Richards, HH. C. hXs,G. H. Sancken G A. Hollifteld, G. F. Salterfield, C. Johnston, A. L. Sjr " l7 ' «; ■_ W. Mountcaslle, R. B. Z°°i- Z- - Netlrour, B. F. " ' sh ' .R-T. Nunn, A. B. „ c r- Potts, A. R. Privates, Second Class r t R s Aston, D. T. Slribling, R. M. Callett, C. N. Suler, R. H. Dillard, J. B. Weber. C. G. Garrett. H. B. o c- r Geary P. X. Privates. Fourth Class Hagan, J. A. .Ashby, J. P. Keppel, E. L. Ball. W. N. Ue, W. D. Balmenli. C. F. Litllejohn, E. P, Beam, J. M. Milio, A. R. Cook, T. A. Newbold, G. L. Dorset. C. T. Pallon, R. D. Dumm, R. C. Poos. F. W. Emery, J. R. Clark, Captain M ODISETT. i irsl Lieutenant Bache Cann Second Lieutenants Wilson Fletcher, T. L. Moses, C. T. Spencer. H. K. Cish, P. T. Mullen, John Sunday. C. R. Grumwell. A. B. Munroe, W. A. Taylor. A. C. Hengeveld, L. Nichols, L. L. Townes. A. W. Hull. J. M. Peyton, T. L. Twombly. R. W. Joyce. C. R. Poos, G, T. Vandeventer. C. T Layman. F. Reed, W. M. Warren. J. T. Ludlow. L. M. Riggin, I. C. Wilhelm, M. C. Martenstein. W. W. Sanford, W. V. Williams. T. E. Montague. J. H. Smeloff, O. N. Wilson. H. M. Moon. R. Y. Smothers, W. R. Wolfe. W. M. r i .v V 1 _ r ntr . mint, mtu ivty-u i TO VINDICATE- HER HONO OR. DEFEND HER. RIGHTS z z n IJ T l«PRES, PROVD OF HER , A; ' : t VERY II M£ Uh DEEFtST PERIL : ■ TO VINDICATE HER HONOR OR DEFEND HER RIGHTS ■ PROVDOF HER AM£ AND READY- IN ■ EVERY T!f)4E- OF- DEEPEST- PERIL TO ViNDlCATE HER HONOR OR DEFEND HER- RIGHTS f[ lumuM COMPANY D STAFF Thomson. P. J., Jr CaJei Caplain, ComnwnJing Hill, L. D., Ill Cadet Firsl Lieutenant Trask, H. E Second Lieutenant MoBLEY, C. L Second Lieutenant SwETTINC, J. R., Jr Second Lieutenant Leech. L. L Cadet First Sergeant Cabell, P. C Cadet Supply Sergeant SERGEANTS Mullen, J.. Jr. Moore, G. E. Gelty. V. H. Williams. A. G. McCullough. J. K. King, E. V. CORPORALS Minion. J. A, Snodgrass, S. H. Reeves, R. L. Mahone, N. A.. Jr. Rice, P. Price, R. M. Billsoly. F. N.. Ill Sensabaugh. L. M. Anderson, J. A., Jr. McLeod, T. C. Dennie. O. D.. Jr. Parrish. J. M., Jr. PRIVATES Privates, First Class Privates, Third Class Brauer. P. A. Arnold, C. E. Dance, H. J. Bell, F. Dirzulailis. P. M. Bell. W. E. Ellender, A. J. Blackburn. B. S. Griffith. W. S. D.schinser, J. B. Jeffrey. R. W. Eng, G. Hudson. C. E. Flelcher, R. P. MacRae. J. L. W. Frank, W. S. Soriarly. R. L. Granger. E. S. Pelers. G, B. Halbert J. L. Rashkin. L. Hoh, M. E. Replogle, R. W. Marshall, S. Sosbee, J. A. Mason. W. G. Privates, Second Class McKamy. W. C. o , , ■ D Miller. R. E. Baldwin. K. r .., , , „ " L ,L I r ritlman. V. i . Cheaham J E. Ross, W. J. Craf.on. B.L. Ruffin, J. B. Urewry. J. o. c i r- Di D rr oolnyk. h.. unlap. K. L. „,, ■ ' , r r- c ■ 11 r- E- Whalerl. E. C. ronvielle. C h. -.,,. „ ,«; c L- r Wisman. K. W. rranchina. C A. Harrod. T. H. our 1,1 IP Privates. rouRTH Class Kinsolving. H. B. Allen. R. P. Lillard, L. A. Bain. E. C. Marlin. J. W. Benzie. J. P. Pake, B. B. Bowers, E. R. Swain. E. W. Burnham, R. H. Wall. R. D. Cabaniss. R. J. Hill. fiV.,; Lieu enanl Thomson, Captain Trask MoBLEY Second Lieutenants SwETTINC Gate, B. J. Gordon, J. R. Merchant, J. L Christian, P. C. Granger, S. G. Moore. F. S. Clark, J. S. Hamilton, F, G. Myers, H. L. Crowder. C. C. Hargroves, A. W. Nichols, P. C. Doss, J. V. Horn, A. B. Niess. R. C. Emison, H. S. Ingles, J. S. Overstreet, W. I Eubank, F. W. Jones, J. R. Smith. D. C. Fears, L. O. Jones, R. P. Smith. J. A. Ferreira. R. S. Kramer, X. A. Trice. E. B. Floyd, R. C. Lamb. J. C. Williams, J. P. Gibson. R. W. Marshall, R. J. Woodall. R. H Gillum, H. L. Meade, R. A. Yancey, C. T. 3 ' ' PLATOON fT COMPANY E STAFF GoOLSBV, F. C CaJel Captain. CommanJing AylER, J. W., Ill Cadet First Lieutenant LOUTHAN, F. G.. Jr Cadel Second Lieutenant Malinc, R. C Cadel Second Lieutenant WILLIS, K Cadet Second Lieutenant Edwards, W. S., Ill Cadet First Sergeant Wilson, J. T.. Jr Cadet Supply Sergeant SERGEANTS Fogarty, E. J. Jr. Young, C. M. Flood, W. F. Jr. Durham, L. A. Tosli, C. R. Naiswald, L. V. CORPORALS VanLandingham, J. H. Welles. P. Forbes, M. I., Jr. Vaughan, H. W. McCord. C. L. Vaughan, W. L. Callett, R. H., Jr. Campbell, A. A. Heller, G. P. Wellon, F. C. Clark, B. S. Romm. W. H PRIVATES Privates, First Class Privates, Third Class n°l " ' Jp- Bernard, H. W. ' ' ' - " • P- B.rchetl. H. T. hosier. R. A. R„,=„ r c ( " 11 IT t; Bryan, K. b. Galloway, E W. gyers. W. F. Hamplon, H C Copeland Laningham, J. W. Ellmglon. C. L. Meyer, A. r. ii u i ' A r- iv» Hoover. H. K. Meyer, E. M. inn M U f- c Jones, B. B. Nash, C. 1-. I „., i-i T f. r- I? Jones. H. I . Uwens, C r. f 1_ ir r- o , , r- Kilmer, h . U. raul, J. L». 1 1 T " c o ii« Laundon. I . L. oeaton. o, Wl. p D _. I p Peery. b. G. I ' S ' - - , Preslon, E. P. Spear, K L. Pntchard, A. C. Spencer, A. R. p , j Privates, Second Class oeivage, D. H. 1 Smith, M. G. day, C C -T- 1 f u- -p T- iynan, L. C. - u I I ' D Woodson, H. I . Graybeal, K. r. Home, R. C. D -IT r 11 I . Privates, Fourth Class Jordan, J. A. Lee, F. J. Alexander. G. M. Perkins, J. A. Allen, J. G. Pike. W. H, Boiling. A. S. Sutherland. .A. G. Bowden, B. Walker, W. B. Brand, E. C. Weiss. A. T. Brooks. B. W. Willis. W. A. Colonna, G. B. Woelper, W. E. Cooper. A. B. GoOLSBV. Cap a in Ayler. Fir t Lieutenant Louthan Willis Second Lieutenants Malinc Doumar, J. A. Lindsay, W. R. Ragland, S. Elletl. T. Lonas, L. L. Ryland, J. Garner, W. J. Maltern, G. W. Seay, A. L. Gianelloni, A. L. Mathews, R. E. Smith, W. A. Gibbs. C. M. McCarly. D. P. Smith, W. J. Hammond. J. P. Melcalf, C. T. Stagg, W. L. Hazcn. E. P. Mueller, A. W. Stell, V. R. Holmes. L. L. Mullen, W. G. Slilson, J. J. Lawson, W. E. Overmeyer. R. A. Waddell, W. W. Lindsay, W. F. Poindexter, J. W. Whitehurst, E A V4 « «W?»»fc if fT i 1941 BOi COMPANY cficli WT " rt ' i cvr STAFF Gantt. H. R Cadet Captain. Commanding Mecredv. H. E., Jr. Cadel First Lieutenant Lucas, M. D. B., Jr Second Lieutenant Swift, S. H Second Lieutenant TravER. R. E Second Lieutenant Williams, R. P Cadet First Sergeant Jones, T. R Cadet Supply Sergeant SERGEANTS Weller, R. A. Wilson, T. J. Drake, C. M. Wright, J. M. Mullen, C. S. Randolph, J. H. CORPORALS Feely, W. T. Brantley, M. M. Emory, W. H. Snead, C. M. McClure, W. G. Willcox, C. S. Muha, J. Jacks, G. L. Parkins, C. C. Marshall, S. Beckham, C. H. Sullivan, J. B. PRIVATES Privates, First Class Privates, Third Class Bradford E. B. sch, G. L. Doland, R J Barlensteln. R. M. Foresman H J. garlon, R. R. Carnetl, W. A. Bealty, B. P. Gregory, F, L. Beaulac T B Hi " ' ' J- F- Beckham, C. H. Hughes, P. A. Blackburn, L. A. Nelson A. L. £,„,„, w. C. I ' TJ ' r R ' " ' " " ' - S ' Kockwood, C. L. Holden, N. M. Smith, h O. Lmdall. A. L. lipton. H. G. |, y £ J D c r- I emar W B Privates, Second Class ,. , ,;, ; D ,., ., Markin. W. D. brown. W. In. P k G F Chiles. E. N. hJjJ,:; j o F " lk. M. E. Vandeventer. B. Goddm, A. P. Whelzel. J. C. Healh G. W . j j, g. A. Hockaday. S. T. Williams, G. S. ir " ' r D Vowell, R. M. Major, j. K. i ' ' i " " ' S- ?■ Privates. Fourth Class Uorrier. j. L. Oakev, D. R. . ikins. J. S. Pierce. 1. B. Biggs. J. E. Rhea. G. H. Bowers. V. M. Vlck. A. Burbridge, C. S. Whilmore. J. E. Cladwell, G. A. Ganti. Captain Mecredv, fir st Lieutenant Lucas Traver Second Lieutenants Swift Chambers, J. P. Harvie. A. T. Roberts, R. B. Christian, J. H. Helmen. R. T. Short, B. p. Collins, F. a. Johnston. T. J. Snow, L. M. Cooper, A. B. King. J. T. Stroud, E. B. Corkan, L. A. Manley. P. W. Sorenson. R. C. Crim, J. F. McAdams. J. K. Thompson, L. L Cross, J. H. McVeigh, J. B. Tobey. D. N. English. E. J. Miller, E. A. Tyler. H. N. E.ckelberg. W. T. Nichols. W. R. Wales. L. B. Gentry. T. B. Odom, H. T, Ward, G. H. Haley. W. A. WW4-I, 1- lii ?x Matthew FONTAIXE MAURY got his naval training through three years of extensive sea traveling as a midshipman. Later bv charting the I ' aciflc. Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, he gave tn all seamen information whose value is inestimahle. Maur.v was I ' rofessor of Jleteorol- ogv at V. M. I. from 1868 until his death four years later. By his vast knowledge of the seas and his contribution to the science of navigation, he earned the title. " The Pathfinder of the Seas. " Commodore explained the secret of his success when he said, " It ' s the talent of industry that makes a man. " Richard EVELYN BYRIi was a member of the Class of lliiis of V. M. I. He left the Institute to go to the N ' aval Academy, and from there he began his career of adventure. Byrd rose to be a Lieutenant Commander upon his retirement in llilli. A flight to the North Pole in l!)2fj brought him the grade of commander. Listed among his wanderings are numerous trans- oceanic flights and many trips to both the poles. His most important achievement has been the founding of a colony at the South Pole where he has made valuable geological and metero- logical studies. He has lieen the recipient of honorary degrees from eighteen different colleges, has been awarded special congressional medals, twenty-two citations from the Navy Depart- ment and numerous honors from foreign countries. M e ACTIVITIES ; The Navy today is more important to the defense of the nation than ever before. The task of patrolHng the waters of the Atlantic and the Pacific is an enormous one. Our Navy is destined to play an important role before the war is over. Pictured here is a battleship of the United States Navy. The battleship is the most power- ful naval unit. i . ' . UnltdSt. The Honor Court Navas, President Officers of Upper Classes except Historian of Third Class Na AS, President Officers of The Upper Classes The General Committee 1941 MM The Hop Committee Jacobs President Mecredy Vice-Presidcnl r T V l p wj Foster Swetting Business Manager Treasurer Jacobs Presideni Mecredy Vke-Presidenl Foster .Business Manager Swetting .....Treasurer C. E. Moore D. E. Clark P. J. Thomson J. R. Dale E. F. Carney R. C. Maling W. L. Richards E. W. Galloway C. L. Rockwood S. R. Navas J. W. Ayler A. A. Blackmon F. C. Baldwin S. H. Swift C. Satterfield W. G. Wood H. R. Gantt G. H. Drewry, Jr. A. J. Ellender ■ J. C. Palmer C. W. Abbitt W. S. McCauley H. J. Foresman E. V. King D. C. France R. J. Doland R. H. Spessard H. R. Hill L. B. Cann, Jr. J. W. Consolvo F. G. Louthan " C. F. Nash W. H. Romm E. a. Stumpf D. M. Thornton 1.54 The outlook for the 1941 Hop Committee was very dim when that organization took over its duties at the beginning of the year. Last year ' s committee had left a heavy debt that must be paid off before the committee could plan big things for the future. Under the capable management of Bob Jacobs, the ' 41 committee set itself to its task with a firm resolve. By Easters, the debt was gone, the best band in the land had been engaged for the hops, and everybody was happy once again. Tommy Dorsey topped the hop year off with the gayest set of hops that the Institute has seen in many a year. The entire committee deserves sincere congratulations for the hard and unselfish work it has done to put V. M. I. dances back on their feet. 1941 BIB Officers of the Guard The Association of the Officers of the Guard was composed of all first class privates this year. When " the boys " met last fall, they chose the likeable Joe Parrish to be their leader. Joe has proved himself to be entirely capable of the responsibility, for he has served well on the Honor Court and the General Committee as well as the leader of the privates. Here is a toast to the boys who never cared to shine their shoes or be in company before the last note of assembly. THE HEALTH FVL ANO PLEASANT ABODE Of A CB-OWD OF HONORABLE YOVTHSPRESSINGVP THE HIUOF SCIENCE WITH NOBLE EMYUTION A GRATIFYING SPECTACLE AN HONOR TO OVR. COVNTRY AND OVR STATE OBJECTS OF HONEST-PRIDE TO THEIR INSTRVCTORS AND FAIR SPECIMENS OF CITIZEN SOLDIERS ATTACHED TO THEIR NATIVE STATE PROVD OF HER FAME AND READY IN EVERY TIME OF DEEPEST PERIL The Second Class Finance Committee The Second Class Finance Committee has two definite functions. They are to serve the cadets by selHng to them such articles as flowers, stationery, magazines, newspapers, Christmas cards, and other odds and ends, and to help pay for V. M. I. hops. This year ' s committee was under the capable guidance of Glenn King and Bob Spessaid. The committee has func- tioned smoothly and efficiently. King, Chairmm Sfessard, Treasu miim - The V. M. L Commanders Ed Hensley Director and Manager Ed Hensley turned the trick of giving the school an excellent orchestra again this year. The Commanders have featured renditions of the best numbers in a style copied after the big " name " bands, and they have done a grand job of it. The popularity of this year ' s orchestra was evidenced by the numerous invitations to play at all points within this vicinity. It can be said without fear of contradiction that this year ' s orchestra was the best that the school has ever been represented by. 1 HE Commanders lo8 1 The Second Class Show Easter Hops were enlivened this year by the most different and what many termed the best Second Class Show that V. M. I. has ever known. Jackson Memorial Hall was completely filled for the performance. Jack Randolph directed the show which was modeled after a radio station ' s activities. The leading performers were Clark Goolsby and Billy Clark, who gave a black-faced skit; Rollo Patton, Eddie Young, and Miss Wini Jansen of the Southern Seminary who presented a short play called " The Valiant " ; and Gene Fonvielle and Peter Wray in solo numbers. The entire troop deserves high praise for presenting a show that was eminently popular with the corps and with the Easters ' dates. rr HE 1941 im The ' 41 Bomb r GOOLRICK Editor-in-Chief Galloway Business Manager % ' P - Read Maling Assistant Editor Advertising Manager Swift Asiociale Editor and Sports Editor Replogle Outrage Assistant Editorial Staff France Photographic Editor Kaiser Photographer MacRae Associate Editor Rose Pholographe Groome Associate Editor Balthis Associate Editor HOBNE Outrage Editor Clark Historian FORESMAN Collector Jeffrey Collector Seaton Collector Mecredy Collector Spencer Collector LoUTHAN Collector Strudwick Collector Ellender Collector HoRTO.N Collector EsSER 1942 Editor flTi 1 1 1 fT — ' ' gy girfi.--.- aJE rr BE 1941 The ' 41 aH- i.inj.(Ca! et Cadet ( " .oiiiinill ' ' Naim kiii : TO ' v ionics Urn- N..v( II .r . i.r , Clatv -Ml li«iii. I.a l •l■l aii ' l lai- (till, .S, i.i « .. .(■ ' " . " " ,.r( ..iir.. I iV; • " " ' " Miiior Kani U Oill " ! 1 " l) " l.» JLTS McCauley Editor-in-Chief Wheat Business Manager Editorial Staff Meyer Tucker Maxson IDoiiYNS ClJiBK Managing Ed lor Alumni EJilor Fealure Edilor Opinion Editor Columnist HORNE Meyer Palmer Rashkin Neweold Columnhl Ven.5 EJHor Advcrli$ing Manager Circulation Manager ■42 Editor Swain DUNLAP Drewry Baldwin KiNSOLVINC Asiistanl EJi lor Assistanl Editor Asiistarl Edilor Assistant Edilor Columnist Harrold Clay Young Foresman Read Columnist Assistant Editor Columnist Sports Edilor Sports Assistant Blackburn Marston Esser Brown Sports Assistant Sports Assistant Sporls Assistant Sports Assistant rr 1341 PIS The Turn-Out ' us-- . Satterfield Editor-in-Chief Meyer Business Manager DOBYNS Managing Editor Booker Humor Editor Marston Humor Editor Clark Advertising Manager Winter Circulation Manager Emory Business Assistant V The V. M. I. Glee Club Keith Willis PreslJenl V. M. I. has turned out another Glee Club that is a credit to the Institute. Mrs. M. G. Ramey again directed the club, and to her goes the lion ' s share of the praise for its success. The popularity of the Glee Club was shown by the requests that it received to per- form in various parts of the state. Everywhere praise for the fine renditions of numbers rang- ing from the light to the classical was heard. uiniiin f[ 1941 MB SsS-Hlt gfr X AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Jacobs President Ayler Vice-President AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Holmes President Jeschke Secrclar]) THE LECTERN GoOLRICK PresiJeni Read Vice-President AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY LiLLARD Chairman Board Secretar)} uiniiiH rr M 1941 Eili THE RICHMOND CLUB Wheat PresiJenl Hume Vicc-Prcsidenl THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB Hirst President Simpson Vice-President THE NORFOLK- PORTSMOUTH CLUB Spencer President Davis THE YANKEE CLUB Navas President Shomo U ice-Presidcnl . Trty f T t5«:2 ? THE SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CLUB GoOLSBY President EsSER Vice-President THE LOUISIANA- MISSISSIPPI CLUB Gasquet President Meyer Vice-President limiiulijiimpii ' rr 1941 m IKMiLj; THE TEXAS CLUB Hill President LiTTLEJOHN Vicc-PrcsiJcnt THE CAROLINA CLUB Lucas President Lee Vice-President THE MARYLAND CLUB HiETT President Crafton Vice-President ACCORDING TO ' ... the sixteen girls here pictured con- stitute, collectivelv and quite without regard for an ) comparative ranging of them, a bevv of American beauties showing character and personalit] in their features, and everv one showing that spark of intelligence without which mere facial beaut]: is a meaningless thing. " Miss Jane Cardinal Miss Mimi Chadbonrne Miss Pan Crews iX Jk |L Miss Mary Grove Miss Lily a 11 Wingrove Miss Frances Denman ■ -..-.4»iL ' .s -»;- Miss Charlotte Thompson Miss Sara Thornton Miss Virginia BarnhiU i Miss Fiances Drewrey Miss Missie Johnson Miss Marjorie Moffitt r irmx AK( ' riP:i! i.K.iKfNE aval cndpt tnr twi. vpai-s ; va siKi as First Liputi-iianl . sit rrvici ' in ranama wlii ' il tliat War of .Marine to )03S. nn in A ' i ' ra [ ilv. i;ilx I July 1. i; ■a.liiai. ' .l I ' nmi tlio Naval Academy in ISSS; served as a iii- i. IIP. I a a Sei-iind T.ieiitenant in Marine Cnriis. .Tulv 1. .- .V rintiiiiiiiti in tlie Spanisli War. He saw a. ' tive IV was separated from Columlda : eommanded INIarines in was graduated from tlie War College. lOlo; detailed with th. army .iz. 11114. He commanded the Second Hivision. A. E. F.. in the World ■Vngust. 1!)1!). After the war. (General I-oJi-une served as ( ' ommandanr to July 1. l ' .l:;r). and later as Superintendeut of V. M. I. from initi JMa.IOR CxEXEKAL (;E(IU(;E BUETT has recently been made acting Chief of the Air Corps to succeed Ma,ior Ceneral Arnold who was appointed to a newlv created post on the general stall. Brett was graduated from V. M. I. in the Class of 190f) after having been at the Institute for only three years. He was a Major in the Air Service of the rnite " d States Armv during the World War. -is acting Chief of tlie Air Corps. Ceneral Brett is in charge of training personnel and the procurement of planes. He also has many other varied functions besides tlfe G. H. Q. ones. I ATHLETICS Two service branches of vital importance are the Marine Corps and the Air Corps. The Marine Corps is the land fighting unit of the Navy. The first men to see action, the Marines are famed for their valor and deter- mination. The present war has shown that a nation must have a strong air force in order to hold its own among the nations of the world. Our air force is expanding with unprecedented rapidity. The Athletic Administration Colonel Couper Senior Facully Memhe R. W. Replogle iideni Alhletic Association All intercollegiate sports at the Institute are governed by the Athletic Council. This body determines matters of policy, selects coaches and cadet managers, awards monograms and numerals, and appomts the editor-m-chief of the Cadet. Members of the council are three alumni, seven members of the faculty, board, the director of athletics, the president and the vice-president of the Athletic Association, two cadets chosen from the varsity managers and captains, and the editor of the Cadet. Monogram Club OFFICERS T. L. Thrasher President R. P. Williams... Vice-President H. G. Tipton Secretary MEMBERS First Class J. L. Balthis E. W. Gavle J. L. Parrish H. E. Stengle C. W. Beamer L. D. Hill R. W. Replogle E. A. Stumpf E. F. Carney R. W. Jeffrey C. L. Rockwood J. R. Swetting J. R. Dale P. G. Louthan L. L. Sexton S. H. Swift A. J. Ellender R. C. Maling J. L. Shelby T. L. Thrasher R. A. Foster A. L. Nelson G. H. Simpson J. P. Thrift H. R. Gantt B. W. Walker Second Class C. N. Catlett R. H. Jeschke J. A. Perkins C. H. Wilkins J. B. Dillard M. Jones W. H. Pike R. P. Williams J. M. DoRRiER T. R. Jones A. C. Pritchard T. J. Wilson S. Edwards E. P. Littlejohn J. L. Shomo J. E. Woodward J. A. Hughes J. Mullen R. H. Spessard J. M. Wray L. R. Huyett J. O ' Keeffe W. B. Walker Third Class R. P. Barton C. L. McCord J. L. Minton A. R. Potts B. S. Clark J. K.. McGrath J. Muha E. Sotnyk C. L. Ellington G. S. Williams THE HEALTHFVLAND UAiANT ABODE OF A CROWD OF HONORABLE YOVTHS PRESSING VP THE HILLOF SCIENCE WITH NOBLE- EhiVLATION A GRATIFYING SPECTACLE AN HONOR TO OVRCOVNTRY AND OVR STATE OBJECTS OF HONEST PRIDE TO THEIR INSTRYCTORS AND FAIR SPECIMENS OF CITIZEN SOLDIERS ATTACHED TO THEIR NATIVE STATE PROVD OF HER FAME AND READY IN EVERY TIME OF DEEPEST PERIL TQi. VlHWCATEr ER 40N0R OR DIf END-HER Rl TS % t4 rrl rt t ' » The Athletic Association R. W. Replogle Prciideni C. N. Catlett Vice-President All V. M. I. athletic activities are under the guidance of the Athletic Association. The association is under the supervision of the Athletic Council, and both these organiza- tions are subject to the dnection of the superintendent. Membership eligibility is divided among the members of the corps, the alumni, the Board of Visitors, and the faculty. The corps chose R. W. Replogle to be president and C. N. Catlett to be vice-presi- dent of the organization for the past year. The publicity director for the association is Col- onel H. M. Read. Intercollegiate athletics at the Institute are guided by the rules of the Southern Confer- ence, of which V. M. I. is a member. 187 The Football Coaches Allison T. " Pooley " Hubert Head Coach Carney Laslie Russ Cohen Line Coach ' Seoul and Backfield Coach Colonel Heflin " Woody " Gray Freshman Coach Freshman Coach Jimmy Walker End Coach Head football coach at V. M. I. for the past four years has been Allison T. " Pooley " Hubert. The former Alabama great has achieved great success with the Institute elevens in that time. Hubert is responsible for putting V. M. I. football back on its feet by giving us squadrons that fight every inch of the way. Coach Hubert has been ably assisted by Carney Laslie, line coach, Jimmy Walker, end coach, and Russ Cohen, backfield coach and scout. Rat football is under the capable direction of Colonel Sterling Heflin and Woodrow Gray, member of the 1939 Fighting Squadron. These men have shown keen ability for pro- ducing varsity material. ■Ripper " Walker Captain FOOTBALL . Matthews, Walker, Catlett, Piitchard Nugent, Tipton, Reutt, Skladany, Walker, Nelson, Sexton 9Wli Jack Balthis, Manager Herb Patchin, Trainer The SEASON RESULTS V. M. 1 33; Roanoke V. M. 1 0; Duke 33 V. M. I. 13; Newberry V. M. 1 13; Davidson 7 V. M. 1 7; Virginia V. M. 1 7; Richmond 9 V. M. 1 0; William and Mary V. M. 1 20; Washington University.... 1 3 V. M. 1 20; Maryland V. M. 1 14; V. P. I Catlctt Scores Against I ' .P.I. Bclween The Halves Replogle Breal(s Away Nelson Tackle Shelby Back t| Walker Guard N The 1940 Fighting Squadron finished the season with the fine record of seven wins, two losses, and one tie. Although not the state champions this team will go down in history as one of . M. I. s greatest. Coach Pooley Hubert has good reason to be proud of his boys. Starting off the season with a decisive victoiy over Roanoke, the Keydets lost to a powerful Duke eleven and a fighting Richmond aggregation. The William and Mary game ended with a scoreless tie. This notable season came to a glorious end when the boys ran roughshod over V. P. I. to the tune of 14-0. With such an enviable record this year ' s team will long be remembered. V. M. I., 33; ROANOKE, The football season was opened when the Fighting Squadron by means of pure pcwer plays and a few passes overran Roanoke Col- lege ' s courageous team. It was V ' ' . M. I. ' s day all the way. but the maroon drew the crowd ' s applause for a fine scrap. The outstanding player was Nelson Catlett ho gained one hundred fifty-seven yards from the line of scrimmage in the sixty minutes of play. Bosh Pritch- ard and Joe Muha also showed themselves to be of outstanding 1 1 Bac Muha Brea}(s Loose in y.P.I. Came r - i. calibre. Because of the presence of many scouts Coach Hubert kept his tricky offense under cover and, indeed, the need was not felt for it at any time. V. M. I., 0; Duke, 33 After having initiated their season the week before, V. M. I. opened Duke ' s with a game but decisive loss. Coach Wade started his second team but, after a scoreless first quarter, he sent in his first string outfit which clicked immediately. Although outclassed by a stronger team throughout the rest of the gam.e the Fighting Squadron lived up to its name. TTie fine playing was sparked by Joe Muha and Nellie Catlett. Captain Ripper Walker of the Keydets was an offensive and especially a defensive tower of strength throughout the game. This was one of Duke ' s hardest opening tilts in many a season. V. M. I., 13; Newberry. On October 5 V. M. I. ' s hard-driving backs and aggressive line met a surprisingly tough opponent in the form of Newberry College. Although the team did not have too much trouble with the South Carolinians, they were only able to crack their defense for two touch- downs. Bosh Pritchard was replaced in this fray by Big Joe Muha who with Nelson Catlett managed to gain one hundred seventy-five Tipton Tacl le Skladany Center ,s .?.-f »- Walker Leads Interference For Matlhervs Sexton End Williams Taclflc Clark End yards from the line of scrimmage. Son Shelby shone with his fine passing to Red Sexton, outstanding end. In the last minute of the game Muha broke through for a beautiful goal line dash that was recalled because of a clipping penalty. V. M. I., 13; Davidson, 7 On a beautiful, warm October day V. M. I. ' s gridiron varriors put on an excellent show by defeating Davidson ' s Wildcats in Char- lotte. This game was played before the corps which journeyed from Lexington and our most distinguished alumnus. General Marshall. After a scoreless first period the Fighting Squadron tallied when Son Shelby shot a beautiful pass to Bill Clark, substitute end. In the third period V. M. I. again crossed the goal line when Bosh Pritchard caught a Davidson punt and ran beautifully through the whole oppo- sition. The crowd was kept on its feet most of the time for fine passing attacks on both sides were extremely dangerous. However to ards the latter minutes of play V. M. I. was definitely master of the field. V. M. I., 7; Virginia, With nearly fifty years of football rivalry back of them, the Fighting Squadron and the Cavaliers met on an eventful, rainy after- noon almost on even terms. The Keydets staved off ' irginia " s big threat in the first period and in the next V. M. I. made their breaks when Billy Walker intercepted Dudley ' s pass on the Squadron ' s thirty- eight-yard line. From this time on things went well for the visiting team. Luther Sexton ' s sensational catch of Joe Muha ' s pass was un- doubtedly the highlight of an exciting day, and prepared the way for Catlett ' s knifing plunge over the goal line. Virginia never really had a chance after this and the cadets returned to Lexington with the victory. V. M. I. ' s extra fight made the difference. V. M. I., 7; RICHMOND. 9 In the upset of the season the Big Red Team lost to Richmond ' s Spiders after thoroughly outplaying them. Everything but the score was in the Keydets ' favor. A V. M. I. bobble on their own twenty led to a field goal which sent the Richmonders ahead 3-0. After out- rushing their opponents ' backs all afternoon, the cadets finally got into scoring position in the fourth period when Son Shel by passed to Luther Sexton for the touchdown. The Richmond attack was squelched after the kickoff and a long punt slipped from Shelby ' s hands only to be recovered by the opposition who plunged over for the score. V. M. I. valiantly fought to regain their lead in vain. Thus ended one of the most surprising upsets of the 1940 football season. NuGEN ' End Reutt Guard Matthews Back McGraw Guard nierference For Pritchard Prikhard Hits His Stride Ward Back ■ SOTNYK Back V. M. I., 0; WILLIAM AND MARY, In their Homecoming Game the Squadron fought to a scoreless tie with the Indians. It was a tight contest throughout the afternoon. V. M. I. ' s hne shone and Tom Thrasher and Billy Walker were out- standing in the guard positions; Captain Ripper Walker did a superb job of backing up the forward wall. As desperate hopes both teams attempted field goals, which in each case, fell short of the goal posts. Bosh Pritchard ' s twenty-eight-yard punt return in the beginning of the fourth period was a highlight of the game, but a fumble ended this threat. V. M. I.. 20; WASHINGTON U, 13 For the first time in V. M. I ' s history the football team traveled west of the Mississippi. During a rainy afternoon the Westerners showed a brilliant passing attack, but the Cadets ' superior power and line play made the difference. Joe Muha and Son Shelby were the consistent ground gainers, the former having accounted for two touch- downs in the second period and the latter having knifed across the Washington goal line in a flashy third period run. Undoubtedly the outstanding run was the end around in which Bill Nugent gained fifteen yards, clearing the way for the second tally. The Keydets definitely had the edge for the Bears found their only hope was by the aerial route. Demmler Center V. M. I.. 20; MARYLAND. The team journeyed to Lynchburg for the Maryland game and after the second quar- ter there was no doubt as to the outcome. Joe Muha and Son Shelby were again outstand- ing and kept the opponents ' heads dizzy with fine passing. In the second quarter Muha intercepted a Maryland pass and dashed sixty-five yards for a touchdown. The only Mary- land threat was stopped in the fourth preiod when a fumble was snagged by Billy Walker. This initiated the second touchdown advance which was outstanding because of Shelby ' s al- most impossible catch of a twenty-five-yard pass from Catlett. Later in the final minutes Ellington blocked a Maryland kick and Gerald Williams recove red for V. M. I. which paved the way for the final score. V. M. I., 14; V. P. I., The successful season came to an end with the sound defeat of the traditional Thanks- giving rivals, V. P. I. Big Joe Muha threw a beautiful pass to Catlett in the second quarter for a twelve-yard scoring play. Barney Skladany, Keydet center, set up the second score by intercepting a mid-field pass in the fourth quarter. The outstanding back through- out the game was again Joe Muha who carried the ball eighteen times for one hundred fourteen yards. Captain Ripper Walker ended a brilliant career and, as blocking back, fur- nished the scoring punch which gave the enthusiastic crowd a wonderful exhibition. A large share of the credit for the victory was awarded the massive Squadron line which moved faster than it had all season and smeared the V. P. I. reverses and spinners before they could get started. Bungo Tipton threw his massive frame about the field with amazing agility and made the majority of the tackles in this his last game. Red Sexton also finished an enviable career as one of the state ' s best ends. The opponents fought courageously throughout the contest but it was V. M. I. ' s game all the way. THE SQUAD .. •1 [:P »Br ' ■ ' . a? 1- x r i « it£r i.ji tr FOOTBALL ACTION FOOTBALL ACTION o : e? 1° tr i !? (? Q. fl o 4 " 5 -t Intramural Sports Major M. G. Ramey has been whol- ly responsible for the development of the V. M. I. Intramural Department during the past several years. He will be sorely missed during his stay on active duty in the army. The depart- ment has, however, been very fortunate in having Carney Laslie to fill in in his absence. Major Ramey THE INTRAMURAL COUNCIL Standing: Replogle, Rudulph, Satterfield, Smith, Davisson. Killey, Swetting Sealed: Traver, Lillard, Seaton, Ingle, Stengele, Sancken Intramurals 1 . On the nose. 2. A mighty heave. 3. All set. 4. Killey strains. 5. Guess who. 6. Fast relay. " IBHPIWI INTRODUCING GOLF The GOLF TEAM THE SCHEDULE VMI I6I 2; Boston College 1 I 2 V M I . 7 ; Apprentice School 14 VMI 3 ; University of Virginia.. 18 VMI 41 2; VPI 131 2 VMI 13 ; Catawba. 5 VMI 7Yi; Richmond I 2 VMI lYi; Hampden - Sydney IOI 2 May 7 George Washington University May 9 North Carolina University May II. Southern Conference Tournament RESUME Keen interest in golf at the Institute brought about the founding of a golf team this year. Col- onel Mayo was secured as coach, and Chester Drake was elected captain of the team. In their first year of intercollegiate competition, the VMI linksmen have made a very credit- able showing. The team has shown constant improvement through the season, and next year they should go places. Graduation will take only one regular, Stan Navas. Chester Drake Caplam Col. Mayo, Coach; Parrish, Drake, Weber, Navas, Rice, McCullough 202 BASKETBALL Tom Thrasher Manager THE TEAM Standing: Shomo, Thomas. Smith, Parrish, Gayle, O ' Keeffe, Thrasher Kneeling.- Sotnyk, Woodward, Foster, Pritchard, Williams, X " alker, Coach " — ' ■■■iWi • --» fbn y t " " ' V. M. V. M. A 1 V. M. m. 1 V. M. H H V. M. pH B V. M. jj JiMMV Walker V. M. Coach V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. The BASKETBALL SEASON RESULTS I _..... 35; William and Mary 41 1 30; North Carolina 56 1 64; Maryland..... 30 I 42; Virginia 39 1 43; William and Mary 36 1 18; Richmond 28 I 40; North Carolina State..... 29 I 26; Virginia 49 I 60; V. P. 1 52 1 33; V. p. 1 31 1 39; Richmond 28 I.... 41 ; Maryland 27 1 35; North Carolina State 37 V. M. 1 44; Wake Forest 43 V. M. I..... _ 39; Washington and Le .32 V. M. 1 36; South Carolina 37 204 Gaining momentum after a sluggish start. Coach Jimmy Walicer ' s hardwood artists roared through the remainder of the season until finally chased out of the semi-final round of the annual Southern Conference Basketball Tournament by the South Carohna Gamecocks. The season ' s record was ten wins chaulked up against six losses, the best record hung up by a V. M. I. court aggregation in more than a decade. The season produced many exciting games as well as givmg to the fans of the Cld Do.mmion and North Carolina several new stars. Of all the tussles, the first game with Virginia was perhaps the most thrilling. The Keydets won the ball game, but only after tiny Jimmy O ' Keeffe had entered the game in its dying moments and dumped in four field goals to give V. M. I. a 42 to 39 advantage. Other games that had the spectators hanging onto their seats was the first game with the Tech- men from V. P. I., a slam-bang affair that the Keydets captured 60 to 52; the Wake Forest tiff down in Tarheelia, which was won when Emil Sotnyk, brilliant sophomore guard for V. M. I., heaved in a long shot in the last 30 seconds to win the gam.e for Jimmy Walker ' s boys; the second game with V. P. I. and the final game of the season with South Carolina. It was Jimmy O ' Keeffe who was re- sponsible for the second victory over the Gobblers when he managed to garner six points in the closing minutes of the contest, but against the Gamecocks, Dame Fortune refused to smile upon the Kaydets and Pres Westmoreland, South Carolina ' s stellar forward, sank a foul goal in the last ten seconds of the ball game to hand the Birds the gam.e and the opportunity of meeting Duke in the final round of the Conference tourney. $OTNY« $HOM0 Perhaps the most consistent player on the team was Captam Bobby Foster, who was the mainstay of both the attack and defense. Teamed with Foster was dimmutive Emil Sotnyk, Virginia ' s newest basketball star. These two formed a smooth working guard combination and were dangerous shots from any spot on the floor. Foster was named to the first team of the mythical All-Virginia five and garnered a second team berth on the All-Tournament selection, while Sotnyk was the choice of the coaches and officials for one of the guard slots on the First All-Tournament aggregation. Up front at the forward posts were rangy Eddie Stumpf, high scoring southpaw and Jack Wood- ward, the Cinderella boy who worked himself up to a first team berth from the reserves. Dick Wil- liams, captain-elect for the ' 41 - ' 42 season, played good defensive ball at center throughout the season and did a fine job of holding down those two high-scoring Conference pivotmen, Glamack of North Carolina and Knox of William and Mary. Stumpf was named to the Second All-Tournament Team along with Foster. In addition to these first stringers, there were other men who saw plenty of action during the season and who were responsible for much of the team ' s success. There was Jimmy O ' Keeffe, who personal- ly pulled two games out of the fire in their closing moments; Joe Shomo, another high scoring reservist who was a clutch player; Vince Thomas, a Sophomore guard who improved with every game and Gordon Smith, Joe Parrish and Bosh Pritchard. Parrish, who was regular center during the 1939-40 season, was benched most of this season by a trick knee and saw comparatively little action. An interesting sidelight of the season was the luck of the draw which sent V. M. I. and Wash- ington and Lee to battle in the opening round of the Conference Tournament held in Raleigh ' s spa- cious Memorial Stadium. This was the first formal athletic contest between the two Lexington insti- tutions since 1904 and the Keydets emerged the victors by a 39 to 32 score. WRESTLING Steve Swift Captain 1 75 lb. Class Wes Marston Manager RESULTS V.M.I 3; Kansas State 27 V.M.I 14; North Carolina 14 V.M.I 3: Illinois 21 V.M.I 34; V. p. 1 V.M.I 25; Duke 5 V. M. 1 22: North Carolina State _ V. M. 1 8; Franklin and Marshall V. M. I ...18; Davidson The WRESTLING SEASON V. M. I. ' s 1941 wrestling team undertook the heaviest schedule since the inauguration of the sport at the Institute and finished the season with four victories, three defeats and one tie. A closer look at the records show that Coach Sam Barnes ' grapplers were undefeated in Southern Conference competition, although North Carolina University gained a 14-14 deadlock. In the Southern Conference Tournament the Keydets were runners-up to the Washington and Lee Generals. The three defeats were at the hands of powerful intersectional opponents: Kansas State, Illinois and Franklin and Marshall. SWETTING 135-pound Class In the opening meet against Kansas State, Captain Steve Swift registered V. M. I. ' s only win in a 27-3 set back. Bob Jeffrey looked very good losing a very close decision to Paulsen, 5 to 4. North Carolina ' s Tar Heels pulled a surprise in the second meet of the season by tying the Keydets 14-14. Bob Jeffrey registered the only fall while Steve Swift, Joe Swetting and Jack Dillard won de- cisions to complete V. M. I. ' s scoring. The University of Illinois handed the Keydets a 21-3 defeat, but the meet was closer than the score indicates. McGrrath, sophomore 1 28-pounder, won the only decision for V. M. I., but Dillard, Jeffrey and Swift all lost close decisions in hard-fought matches. Rebounding from the two losses and a tie in the early season meets, V. M. I. ' s grapplers won an over N helm- ing 34-0 victory over V. P. I. In the feature bout Captain Steve Swift won a decision over Tech ' s Bill Zydiak, previously undefeated in three years of competition. McGrath, Bache, McCord and Dorrier all gained falls while Swift, Nash LIUWARDS 145-pound Class and Gayle took decisions. Al Ellender won by a default when his opponent was injured in the first round. V. M. I. won its second conference victory by whipping Duke 25 to 5. Steve Swift and Jim Dorrier won falls while Ellender, McGrath, Jeschke, Edwards and McCord won decisions. Coach Barnes ' grapplers were too strong for the Blue Devils who took only one match out of eight. Winning six out of eight m.atches, V. M. I. won a top-heavy 22-8 victory over North Carolina State. Jack McGrath con- tinued his undefeated streak by pinning Miller while Dillard, Swettmg, Beamer and Wilson won decisions. In the 1 75- pound class Steve Swift won by a forfeit. V. M. I. ' s matmen pressed Franklin and Marshall, but the Pennsylvanians were too strong and won the meet 24 to 8. Jim Wilson pinned his man and Bob Jeffrey won a decision to give V. M. I. eight points. On the night before the Southern Conference Tournament V. M. I. defeated Davidson 18 to 6. With the exception of Swift and Dorrier, Coach Barnes used his second string in this match. Ellender, Ma- hone, Edwards, McCord, Gayle and Swift took decisions for V. M. I. Washington and Lee nosed out the Keydets by three points to win the team championship in the conference tournament held at College Park, Maryland. DUCK hSEAMER 5ou( ,crn Con crcnce 1 55-pound Champior " Bob " Jeffrey Southern Conference 145-pound Runner-up Buck Beamer won the only individual championship for V. M. I. by winning the 155- pound class. Beamer defeated Weil of North Carohna m an extra period. Jack Dillard lost a close decision to Graham of W. L. in the finals. Bob Jeffrey also reached the finals, but was defeated by Somerville of North Carolina. Captain Steve Swift lost his first South- ern Conference match to Paul McNeil of Maryland. This marked McNeil ' s forty-first victory. Jim Wilson, 1 65-pounder, was elected captain of the 1942 team. In addition to Wil- son, five monogram men will be on hand to form a nucleus for next year ' s team. The return of Dillard, McGrath, Edwards, McCord and Dorrier with several promising rats coming up from this year ' s strong rat team make the prospects for a winning team next year bright. Coach Barnes uses a two-man system and must find replacements for Captain Swift, Carter Beamer, Bob Jeffrey, Joe Swetting, Al Ellender and Eddie Gayle. Bacl roll ' ; Coach Barnes, Edwards, Dorrier, McCord, Beamer, Heiner , Irwin, Dale, Strudwick, Gayle, Swift, Wilson, Dobyns, Marston, Manager Front Ron,: Nash, Swelling, Dillard, McGrath, William son, Franchina, Carpenter, Dance, Mahcne, Ellender, Bachi- ff a n t ) i VARSITY TRACK " Son " Read Coach Charlie Rockwood, Captain THE SQUAD 4- f f f . i A ' f mmmm The TRACK SEASON RESULTS V. M. 1 78 ; W. and M... 48 V.M.I 542 3; Virginia 71 13 V.M.I 60 2 3; Maryland 64 2 3 V. M. 1 65 ; V. p. I. .61 V. M. I.. ; Richmond . State Meet at Blacksburg Southern Conference at W. and M. M RAW ROM V RESUME Opening with Williarn and Mary, the track team, captained by Charlie Rockwood, imposed an impressive 78-48 defeat on the Indians. In this, their initial test of the season, the Keydets capitalized on William and Mary ' s weakness in the field events. The meet took place under very adverse weather conditions. Nevertheless the cold wind and rain did not seem to hurt the times in the running events. Dale and Chewning looked exceptionally good in winning the mile in 4:35.2 while Louthan and McClure ran a nice 440-yard dash. Dave Oakey made the best jump of his career and cleared the bar at 5 feet 10 inches. Bosh Pritchard was high point man with firsts in the 220-yard dash and the broad jump. The strong Virginia team minus their crack hurdler still had points to spare in administering the Institute a decisive defeat. However, Jack Wright caused not a few eyebrows to raise when he ran the one-hundred-yard dash in 1 0.2 in his initial appearance. Tliis meet was a reversal of the first one of the season for the tracksters won six out of eight running events and lost all six field events. McClure won his first varsity race and must have warmed the Colonel ' s spirits when he did the 440-yard dash in 51.8. The Rathburn brothers gave V. M. I. plenty of trouble by amassing a total of 22 1 3 points between them. Billy Romm was high point man for V . M. I. with eight points. Maryland upset the favored Keydets in a thrill- ing meet, the outcome of which was not decided until the running of the last two events, the t ■o- mile run and the low hurdles. Maryland ' s great distance champion. Tommy Fields, von the two- mile by a large margin and ' . M. Is Romm vas beaten by a foot in the hurdles. Fate was definite- ly against V. M. I. for in the very first event Nelson Catlett and Tom McGraw were beaten in the javelin when Maryland ' s Shaffer beat them by inches with his last throw. In this meet Captain Charlie Rockwood turned in the remarkable time WRJGHT ARNOLD J0NE9 ■ — " ■ Wright Wins the Hundred Against Virginia of 1 :58.3. Muha also got off one of his best heaves when he tossed the shot 44.6 feet. In the V. P. I. contest V. M. I. won a story-book victory when Bosh Pritchard came through in the last event — the broad jump — to beat the Gobblers by a 65-61 score. Cap- tain Charlie Rockwood set a new V. M. I. record in the 880 but the brilliance of his per- formance was somewhat overshadowed by the fact that he was beaten by Frank Shipe, Tech co-captain. This finals Colonel Read will be hit hard by graduation. Rockwood, Louthan, and Dale are leaving. Rockwood and Dale at present have none who can come near filling their shoes. Both of these men have been outstanding in their four years of competition and con- sistent point getters in every meet. Louthan ' s shoes will be capably filled by McClure but Frank will be sorely missed at the finish of the 440. Joe Muha will be on hand to carry the weights and Charlie Chewning will be the leading applicant for the mile burden. Big things are expected of these two lads who are showing great promise this year. Pritchard and Wright will again handle the dashes, Romm the hurdles. In the pole vault Reverly, Edwards and Pike will handle things, while Dave Oakey and Jimmy Satterfield will be depended on for points in the high jump. These remaining men coupled with the wealth of material coming up from the rat team give V. M. I. every reason to hope for a very success- ful season next year. BASEBALL Frank Carney Captain Owens, Manager THE SQUAD Spessard Wray Williams Naisawald HOGAN Carney Williams, W. Stumpf Owens, Mgr. Second Row Jones Leech Brown Armellino Catlett Simpson McConnell McCoRD Sotnyk Taliaferro .t .. m -0 ' - . . ' 0: ' - - -- •v.. - i The 1941 SEASON Coach Poolev Hubert RESULTS V. M. I - 3; George Washington U... 14 V. M. I — ; Maryland rain V. M. I 9; Virginia II V. M. 1 8; North Carolina U 12 V. M. 1 7; Michigan 5 V. M. I -. 4; V. P. 1 9 V. M. I — ; Richmond — V. M. I — ; William and Mary — V. M. I — ; Virginia — V. M. I - — ; Davidson — V. M. I — ; V. P. I — V. M. I — ; Maryland — V. M. I — ; North Carolina U — V. M. I — ; Richmond — V. M. I — ; William and Mary — CATLtTT % WILLIAMS A ;h-€lby SIMPSON if RESUME Seldom seen on V. M. I. ' s baseball field is a home team that can maintain a batting average of a high percentage. This year Papa is the proud possessor of a walloping good nine — and we mean walloping. Led by second classmen Catlett, Wray, and Dick Wil- liams the Keydets have given opposing pitchers con- siderable trouble. Captain Frank Carney has been the inspirational leader at bat for he invariably comes through in the pinches with hard, clean hits. Bor- rowed from the track team is Big Joe Muha, a batting threat to any team and a fielder who throws the ball with the accuracy and speed of a bullet. The pitching staff, led by Shelby and Stumpf, is proving itself capable of maintaining a good average in the win column. Shelby and Stumpf are the two 0 TALIAFERRO LtECtf Pa " ¥ WILUAM5 - ' V - Vmt - r JONES SPE$5ARD C osc Flav at Firsi reliables with Spessard and Hogan adding strong support. The latter shows excellent promise and Coach Hubert is grooming him for bigger things. Prob- ably the most spectacular and colorful baseball player to don the V. M. I. uniform is Nelson Catlett who is a natural catcher. In the last game played with Michigan, V. M. I. pulled one out of the fire by bunching hits and taking advantage of the opportunities. It was at the finish of this game that the rooters predicted that the Keydets would finish the season with a record that has not been m.ade in many a year. Cross Country RocKWOOD, Captaii P|H|P( 7 " " ( ' ' ' ' BPl Pre-season time trials promised big things for the cross country team this year and, because of the two meet cancella- tions the season started later than usual. On October 25th the team traveled to Virginia and took sweet revenge for last season ' s close defeat to the tune of 19-43. Jimmy Dale led the field across the finish line while his teammates captured the third through fifth places. Charley Chewmng finished a close third behind Virginia ' s Forsyth and Dolph Tausky was fourth. Ed and Men Jones tied for fifth and Charlie Rockwood made a strong finish in seventh position. On October 29th the harriers made it two in a row by soundly beating V. P. I. 16-45. There was a three-way tie among Jimmy Dale, Dolph Tausky, and Charlie Chewning for first place. Meriwether Jones crossed the line in fourth position and Charlie Rockwood and Ed Jones tied for sixth berth. Gene Kelley came in number ten. In the State Meet the undefeated runners carried away the championship. V. M. I. ran as a team to bunch six men in the first eleven to cross the line, and kept their score down with a total of thirty-three points, the next contender being W. and L. with fifty-seven points. Jimmy Dale and Dolph Tausky tied for fourth place, Chewning was sixth, Meri Jones eighth, Rockwood tenth, Ed Jones eleventh, and Frank twenty-fifth. In the Southern Conference Meet at Maryland the team won third place in the five-mile course. Jimmy Dale crossed the final marker in seventh place; Tausky was close on his heels in the number eight spot. Other V. M. I. men among the leaders in the field were Chewning, Ed and Meriwether Jones, Charlie Rockwood, Gene Kelly, and O. D. Dennis. Swim Team Major Lowrv, Coach Because of severe colds in barracks the 1941 swimming team was barred from the pool until a week before the first meet. However a creditable showing was made in the openmg encounter. Duke took the lead in the first event, the three hundred yard medley, and never relinquished it. Captain Harry Stengele took the individual scoring honors with fifteen points. V.M.I, lost 44-31. N. C. State handed the swimmers their second defeat by a score of 41-34 on February 1 in Raleigh. Harry Stengele was again the high point man taking firsts in the one hundred and two hundred yard free style events. He was also the anchor man in the four hundred yard relay team which won handily. Chuck Wilkms swam a fast fifty yard free style race to beat all oppon- ents. In their first home meet the swimmers lost to the University of North Carolina ' s Southern Conference Champions. The Carolina medley team set a new pool record in the first event. Harry Stengele and Chuck Wilkins were both outstanding for the losers. Coach Lowry ' s proteges came through the next Saturday to upset William and Mary who had previously defeated both N. C. State and Virginia. Again Captain Stengele plunged through and won his usual three events, the hundred, two-twenty, and four-forty yard free style to again gain fifteen points for his team. Alan Potts won another ten by taking the diving and the breast stroke. The meet ' s most thrilling event came when Wilkins won the fifty yard dash in 25.8 seconds. In the next meet V.M.I, took Clemson over the waves to the tune of 49-26. The following Wednesday the swimmers wound up their duel meets by outscoring V.P.I. 39-35 at Blacksburg. In the Southern Con- ference meet Captain Stengele ended a fine career by winning the two-twenty and breaking the conference record in the four- forty. Then with fifteen minutes rest he swam a magnificent anchor leg in the relay. By un- animous vote he was awarded the trophy for the best individual performance. Hugh Gantt The Tennis Team THE SEASON V. M. 1 2; V. M. 1 3; V. M. 1 3; V. M. I V. M. 1 4; V. M. 1 5; Colgate 6 Lehigh 6 Dartmouth 6 Lafayette .. Rain American University 5 Trinity College 4 V. M. I. 0; University of Michigan 9 V. M. I V. M. I 5; V. M. I V. M. I V. M. L._ 9; May 6 — University of Virgmia. May 1 3 — William and Mary. May I 4 — Richmond University. May 1 5 — Country Club of Virginia George Washington University.. 1 Wake Forest Davidson Rain Richmond University Rain William and Mary RESUME The VMI netters ran into stiff opposition early in the season and dropped the first four matches. Rallying from the early season slump, they downed the Trinity College racqueteers, but the strong Mich- igan team was too much for them the next match. G.W.U., Wake Forest, and William and Mary fell victims to the Keydets by one-sided scores in the next three meets. The netters were led by Hugh Gantt who played fine tennis all spring. The sensation of the team, however, was Vince Thomas, a third classman who ran up a long string of wins. Gantt and Luke Hill will be lost by graduation, but the prospects for next season are encouraging. .— 3 ■ " ' S.i MmM.iA»A- Caplain Cavell, Coach. Mullen, Salterfield, Preston. Hill, Birchett. Fonvielle. Thomas, VanLandingham. Gantt 221 The Pistol Team The Rifle Team " Bud " Aurand Cap lain - BHQBK- " The Horse Show Team The Polo Team The Fencing Team DOLAND Captain The Gym Team Rat Football V.M.1 0; Virginia V.M.I 0; William and Mary 7 V.M.I 6; Richmond V.M.I 12 ; Maryland 6 V.M.I : 6; V. p. 1 8 Deprived of a touchdown in the second quarter by a penalty the rat fcotball team opened its season against Virginia. Stell proved himself to be an able back and played an alert game. It was a see-saw af- fair and V.M.I, threatened twice only to be thwarted by costly fumbles. As this was the first game the new cadets never seemed to really settle down but they turned out to be a scrappy outfit with some very good material. Ducko played especially well at his end position and Seay was consistent ground gainer in the backheld. Three blocked punts made the difference in the second game with the William and Mary Freshmen. Undoubtedly the inability of the Keydets to protect their kickers caused their trouble for otherwise they were very evenly matched. Stell ' s fine kicking was the highlight of the rats ' performance and the team severely felt his loss after an injury in the second quarter. In the third game although they made only two first downs the yearlings succeeded in defeating Richmond on the Alumni field. The score occurred when a fine pass from Buck Seay was caught by Mattern who dashed fifty-five yards across the goal line. Woody Gray ' s boys covered a highly touted aerial atack. Gianelloni, acting V.M.I. Captain, was the bright star of the line and, on more than one ocasion, he blocked double his allotment of opponents. In the Maryland game the rats took hold to defeat the freshmen on a soggy, slippery field at College Park. Buck Seay and Slats Mattern accounted for the two V.M.I, scores. The first touchdown came as the re- sult of a cleverly executed off tackle play in which Seay dashed through the Maryland left side for a beautiful eighty yard run. This occurred in the first quarter. The other touchdown was made when Mat- tern intercepted a Maryland pass and crossed the goal line untouched. After the young Terrapins scored in the third quarter, the two teams settled down to a real old down-to-earth struggle which resulted in no score. In the rats ' big game with V.P.I, on Armistice Day they lost a hard game on a rain soaked field. The margin of victory came early in the third period just when both teams had settled, it seemed, with a deadlock. Virginius Stell, the yearlings ' triple threat man, led his team ' s gallant fight a nd provided the necessary punch to attain a 6-0 lead. He again placed his team in scoring position by intercepting a Tech pass and forged to the five yard line. However the Gobbler forward wall held. Stell led the V.M.I, defense which was the team ' s biggest asset, and he proved himself a valuable all around player. Ducko and Stagg also showed up well in this the rats ' final contest. Rat Wrestling RESULTS V. M. 1 26; North Carolina 6 V. M. 1 21; Petersburg High .11 V. M. 1 27; V. P. I 3 V. M. I - 33; Duke 5 V. M. 1 34; North Carolina State V. M. 1 12; Woodberry Forest ..14 Lieutenant-Colonel Heflin again turned out an aggressive winning rat wrestling team. The rats won five victories and dropped one close meet to Woodberry Forest 14 to 12. Leroy Roper was elected captain and finished the season undefeated. Men expected to strengthen next year ' s varsity squad are Roper, Burnham, Seay, Sherrard, Stell, Tate, Smeloff, Spencer and Marks. In the opening meet the rats whipped North Carolina decisively 26-6. Roper, Spencer, Granger and Marks won quick falls. The rats won their second victory against Petersburg High School 21 to 11. Roper, King and Stell won falls. The yearlings ' third victim was V. P. I. The rats won 27 to 3 with Roper, Sherrard and Seay pinning their men. Duke was the fourth team to fall before the new cadets who piled up a 33 to 5 score, registering six falls and a decision. The winning streak was stretched to five when North Carolina State was snowed under 34 to 0. This was N. C. State ' s first loss in five starts. The rats ended their season dropping a close 14 to 12 decision to the strong Wood- berry Forest team. Leroy Roper decisioned Captain Griffith. Roper won all the rest of his bouts during the season by falls. Spencer wrestled in all five meets and ended the season undefeated. Several rats are marked not only as good varsity material, but as threats to varsity reg- ulars for starting positions on next year ' s team. Rat Basketball SEASON After tasting defeat at the hands of the Jefferson High Five from Roanoke, the Rat Basketball Team hit its stride and closed the season with one of the most impressive com- pleted by any " little red team " in recent years. Steele Mclntyre paced the team throughout the season in one forward spot ably assisted by the two stellar guards, Mattern and Walker. Most important victories were the double victory over the Virginia Frosh, the revenge victory over Jefferson High, and the victory over the Techlets from V. P. I. SlanJint;: Gray. Coach; Lehman. Poindexter, Ducko, Easterley. Wheal. Ma Kneeling: Irwin. Mclntyre. Maltern. Ward. Wall. Walker Rat Track RESULTS V. M. 1 81 V. M. 1 57 V. M. I — V. M. I — William and Mary 36 Virginia 60 V. P. I — Richmond — State Meet at Richmond The rat team opened the season with a decisive victory over the William and Mary freshmen. They swept all three places m six events to run roughshod over their opponents. Led by Matern who scored eleven points the rats had little trouble. Ducko, Sherrard, East- erly, and Wasdell also made creditable showings. Idle for a week the rats bowed to Virginia in their second contest by the close margin of 60-57. This meet was a thriller from beginning to end and was not decided until the last event had been heard from. Colonna running his first mile race in competition turned in an excellent performance in being inched out by Virginia ' s Weston. The time was 4:46.5 and since the mile is a race which doesn ' t come at once, but only after careful practice; great things are expected of Colonna in the future. The rat team has several promising stars for next year ' s varsity. Sherrard has bettered any varsity performance in the pole vault by a foot. Easterly and Mattern are both prom- ising prospects in the high jump and several events. Mike Ducko will be a big asset in the shot and discus next year, for he is already putting the shot 43 feet. In the distance running CoUona and Johnston look best. These men promise to make places for themselves on the varsity next year. Rat Cross Country V. M. 1 40; Virginia V. M. 1 35; V. P. I Third Place State Meet 17 ,19 Colonel Read ' s rat Cross Country squad was an unknown quantity at the beginning of the season but under his fine tutelage a good squad was developed. Also the fine spirit of the varsity team soon was evident in the yearlings. In the first meet against Virginia the freshmen harriers showed their superiority over the Lexington runners when they defeated them 40-17. Moses crossed the finish line in the first position and was followed by Dumm, Helmen, Sunday, and Townes in fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and tenth places respectively. The following Wednesday these men had profited by their experience at Charlottesville and lost a meet at V. P. I. by a much closer score; they were a much improved group. After the marked improvement it was not a surprise when these boys took third place in the state meet at Williamsburg. Dumm was the first V. M. I. runner to cross the finish line which he did in seventh place. Helmen was close behind his teammate in the eleventh position and Twom- bley was close on his heels. Townes, Trice, and Sunday came m close behmd m fourteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth places, respectively. Rat Baseball I It is encouraging to see that the rats have at last been able to put a good ball team on the diamond. Coach Gray has done a good job with his green men. Stell, J. P. Williams, Stevens, Smith, and T. C. Wilson have displayed fielding and batting potentialities that will assure them places on the varsity squad in future years. Like the varsity their hitting seems to be their strong asset. Also strong cogs in the rat baseball machine are Doumar, Walker, Christian, and Lindsay. Coach Gray ' s initial year as baseball coach has proven to be a good one for the team. A new cadet baseball squad that can hit and field as this one can gives us the hope that V. M. I. will produce a better brand of ball in the future. THE SQUAD ;?? ?? G. S. HORNE Editor R. W. REPLOGLE Assistant To George Blackburn: He even crams For health exams. I " Come quick, Mandy, the baby ' s got something in his diaphragm. " " Lawsey me; now don ' t that beat all? Ah jes ' done put ' em on him! " Leona, looking at nickel tip left by, well, let ' s make it Satterfield: " What ' re you trying to do, big ■ boy — seduce me? " ' Dusl the top of that shako? ' Third classman to date: " Have you ever tried just listening to a movie with your eyes shut? " First classman to third classman: " Have you ever tried just listening to a movie with your mouth shut? " Rat (visiting friend in Allen ' s Inquisition) : " What happened? " Victim: " Well, you see, I had a date with a Lex- ington girl. We were dancing in the living room when her father came in, and . . . well, he ' s kinda hard of hearing and didn ' t know we were playing music. " Pat and Mike were detailed to scout duty over- seas. Concealed in a cow ' s hide, they had wandered near the German lines, seeking military information. Suddenly Pat, who occupied the latter half of the hide, prodded Mike viciously. " Say up there, let ' s get out of here. " " What ' s the matter? " Mike wanted to know. " Matter? " hoarsed Pat. " Here comes a German with a milk pail! " McCauley: " Who was that woman I seen you outwit last night? " Sundav Morning: A Sludv in Contrast She: " Honey, what did you do to me? " He: " Darling, I scared you. " She: " Scare me again. " Ten minutes later: " Scare me agam. " Twenty minutes later: " Scare me again. " One hour later: " Please scare me again. " He: " BOO! " A distinguished visitor to an insane asylum went lo the telephone and found difficulty m getting his connection. Exasperated, he shouted to the operator. " Look here, girl, do you know who I am? " " No, " came back the calm reply, " but I know where you are. " He: " Hello there! How are you? " She: " Hello. " He: " I haven ' t seen you in a long time. " She: " No? " He: " Where ' ve you been all summer? " She: " Around. " He: " Doing anything this evening? " She: " es. " He: " Say, what have I done? ou act almost as if you didn ' t know me. " She: " Do I? " He: " Sure. We met at a dance last year. " She; " Where? " He: " Why, at school. VMI. " She: ' • V.M.I! " He: " eah. Midwmters. " She: " Do you still go there? " He: " Sure. Got two more years yet. " She: " Why, how stupid of me! Of course I know you — the boy with the cute ears! You certainly are lookmg fine. Been at the beach, haven ' t you? No, I ' m not doing a thing tonight — what about you? " A salesman had left a gallon of fine clover honey under the care of his hotel porter. He returned several days later with his wife and asked after his deposit. " Rastus, " he said, " where ' s my honey? " " Ah doan ' know, boss, " replied Rastus, his mem- ory forsaking him. He eyed the lady cautiously. " She doan ' work here no mo. " Minister: " Do you say your prayers at night, lit- tle boy? " Freddy: " Yes, sir. " Minister: " And do you say them in the morning too? " Freddy: " Naw. I ain ' t scared in the daytime. " Old Lady (in Boley ' s) : " What ' s that big red book over there? " Clerk: " Songs the Ke dels Sing. " Old Lady: " And what ' s that little black one over there beside it? " Clerk: " That ' s the expurgated edition. " Here lies the body of Archibald Rumw ); He tackled Poole]) instead of the dumnry. College Bill went into a shop to buy a jar, and found one sittmg on a table upside down. " My goodness, it has no mouth! " He turned it over, and stared at it fixedly. " It ' s simply amazing! The bottom ' s gone too! " " Suh, ah want ' s one cent ' s wuth o ' insec ' powdah, ef yo ' please. " " But that ' s hardly enough to wrap up! " " Nemind ' bout wrappin ' it up. Jes ' blow it down mah back, if yo ' please. " One of the Richmond boys walked into an ex- pensive restaurant. He was ushered to a table; he sat down, and ordered a glass of water. When the waiter brought the water our friend swallowed the whole glass at a gulp and ordered another. While the waiter was off after the second glass, Little Jit took out a small package of sandwiches and spread them on the table. Immediately a severe in- dividual drew up and began, " I beg your pardon, sir, but this isn ' t ... " " Who are you? " " I am the manager. " " Good — I was just going to send for you. Why isn ' t the orchestra playmg? " One of those Helen Hokinson club ladies was %e promcne along Fifth Avenue with a miniscule Peki- nese on a leash. A huge van was pulled up to the curb and a pair of hulking mechanics were banging away at the engine. When the lady and her dog drew near, one of the moving men stepped closer and politely tipped his cap. " Lady, could we borrow your dog for a mmute? " " Why, what are you going to do with himV " " Hitch im to the truck and get it started. " " How idiotic! A little dog like that can ' t pull a great, big truck! " " Oh, that ' s all right, lady, " replied the truckster with complete assurance. " We got whips. " Mccrumsclerk: " What sort of toothbrush do you want? " Groome: " A big one — there ' s four men in my room. " " You don ' t chew tobacco, do you, little boy? ' " No ma ' m, but I could get you a cigarette. " Arriving at the Robert E. Lee, one of the chaper- ones thought she ' d better know where the fire escapes were, just in case, so she started explormg. During her tour, she opened her door and found herself in a bath- room occupied by a man who resembled equally W. C. Fields and Winston Churchill. " Oh, I ' m sorry, " she twittered, " I was looking for the fire escape. " Continuing her search, she presently heard the pad- ding of bare feet on the carpet behind her. A shout made her turn. " Wait a minute! " It was her friend of the bathroom, clad only in a bath towel. " I say, where ' s the fire? " Man had a Utile plane And in it she did frisk — A ' olP wasn ' t that an awful shame. Her little ! W. G. Mason, Jr. : " What ' s your ambition, Mis- The flagpole sitter was notified of his wife ' s death. ' My God, " he said, " I ' ll have to sit at half mast. " ' Most any rat: " To die one year before you. " W. G. M., Jr.: " ' eah? Why? " ' M. a. r. : " So I ' ll be a third classman in Hell when you get there. " Man: " I want a loaf of Mumsy ' s Bread, a pack- age of Krunchies, some Goody Sanny spread, a quart of or Mammy ' s Lasses, a pound of Orange Pully, half a pound of Auntie Annie ' s Suggie Candies, Bitsie Bitie size. " Clerk: " Sorry, no Krunchies. How about Krinkly Krisps, Oatsie Toasties, Malty Wheaty. Ricelets, or Eatum Wheatums? " Man: " The Wheatums, then. " Clerk: " Anything else? Tootsies, Tatery Chips, Cheezie Weezies, Gingie Bits, Itsey Cakes, Sweety Toofums, Dramma ' s Donuts . . . " Man (toddling toward rear of store) : " Tan ' t det anysin ' else. Dot to det some meat! " Fizzy: " Why do men have hair on their chests? ' Whizzy: " Well, they can ' t have everything. " College Bill: " If three men are pushing a car, the chances are that one of them isn ' t pushing very hard. " Mink: " Going to have dinner anywhere tonight? " Semite: " No, not that I know of ... " Mink: " Say, haw haw, you ' ll sure be awfully hungry next morning. " Peepsbarger: " Say, ain ' t you the barber that cut my hair last time? " Institute Coifleuriste: " Naw — I only been here four months. " Kindly clergyman, pinching little boy ' s knee: " And who has nice chubby pink legs? " Little boy: " Mamma. " I ill Wimu ' Hurry up, here comes a first classman! ' 236 " Wh i, Mr. Harney — vou ' re blushing! Oscar came lo the city and got a job as janitor of a girls ' dormitory. He was intrusted with a pass key to every room. After several weeks had passed, the dean told him to come round and collect his wages. " What! " exclaimed Oscar. " Do I get paid too? " Man, very hoarse with cold and unable to speak above a whisper, knocks at doctors door. Doctor s sife opens the door. Man: " Is the doctor home? " Doctor ' s wife, also in whisper: " No, come on in. ' IVhal ou need is something to eat. ' A W. L. professor was giving his class an oral quiz. He selected a particularly unfortunate Mink to answer his most difficult queries. " Who signed the Magna Charta? " No answer. " What did the Magna Charta guarantee? " No answer. " What does Magna Charta mean, anyway? " Still no answer. " Where were you last Friday? " " Drinking beer with a friend of mine. " " How do you expect to pass this course if you drink beer when you should be in class? " " Well sir, I really don ' t — I only came in here to fix the radiator. " Mother: " Well, Freddy, how did you get along in school today? " Freddy: " All right. Miss Wimpl was asking us all where we were born. " Mother: " You certainly knew that — in the Wom- an ' s Hospital. " Freddy: " eah, I knew, but I didn ' t want em to think I was a sissv. I told em the Yankee Stadium. ' Jahge; " Do you like short skirts. Jeep? " Jeep: " Gnaugh, they get lipstick on me shoit when I dance with them. " ' ! rtfhT form cf ar G arc ef " ' Sf)irke:r3 f Th f ' a youarGf - Vc fak the P ound -fc ' -otor Vktcri , 2Fj anc M- c " y-y-es yes Co one .... y f (Z ' Z so (f -the 7fyr) ' ' T ' l c hcen ony a . MM ' yassuh ' -D-l Da-l-b me(rf: " -(UD.OPC(.ep ms - ' Good evening — ' see vou later. ' ' Sam! " " Yes, Maw. " " How many times do I have to tell you the cus- pidor is to jest spit in? " " Hello, V. M. I. Laundry? Say, you sent me half a dozen handkerchiefs and kept my shirt. " " Handkerchiefs? Heh, heh — them ain ' t handker- chiefs; that is your shirt! " Luck had had some bad luck with a shipment of uniforms — somebody had dropped the box on a skunk, which had retaliated in the only way it knew how. Naturally Drac was glad to learn that the consignee had a bad cold. He took the uniforms in to his cus- tomer, who, to Drac ' s embarassment, msisted upon trying them on immediately. " Fit OK, " remarked the afflicted cadet, as if pleasantly surprised. " Yeah. Sure. Perfect. Like a glove. Couldn ' t be better, " said Drac. " Say, " wondered the customer, " they ' re a little damp, arent ' t they? " " Oh, that — well — they ship ' em damp — keep bel- ter — don ' t get permanent wrinkles — the best com- panies always do it — you see, if they weren ' t slightly damp, . . . " Yeah, but don ' t you notice a funny smell? " " Oh, that; that — that ' s me! Ain ' t I a stinking son ot a gun? " Headlines: MINE SINKS If ALIAN DE.STROYF.R What can yours do; The burlesque queen woke up the morning after the raid to find herself fully clothed. Expecting the worst, she screamed, " My God, I ' ve been draped! " " Hey, Bogus, there ' s a tack in this doughnut! " " Why the ambitious little thing. It must think it ' : in a tire. " The first classman ' s date sniffed haughtily as the tiny rat cut in. " And just why did you have to cut in when I was dancing? " she inquired, in nastissimus accents. The rat hung his head in shame. " I ' m sorry, mam, but I ' m working my way through and your partner was waving a five dollar bill at me. " Rudy, hurrying for assembly: " Dear God. don ' t let me be late. Please, God, don ' t let me run a stink- er. " He trips. " Well, you don ' t need to shove! " H: " Mr. Moore, call the regiment to attention. " Charley: " B-a-t-t-a-1-i-o-n-s a-t-t-e-n- t-i-ooo-nnnn ! " H: " Have them extend their right legs straight out before them. " Charley: " Atanangleof90degrees — right legs — extend! " B]) mistake, somebody in B Company extends his left leg. H after five minutes) : " Mr. Moore, report that man with both legs extended! " A sailor was cast away on a desert island, whither he languished for nine years. One morning he awoke to find a beautiful young woman floating in toward the beach on a barrel. The barrel washed ashore, and the woman approached. " How long have you been here? " she asked. " Nigh onto ten years, " he replied. " Ten years? " she exclaimed. " And alone? " " es, alone . . . " She smiled. " Then I ' ll be able to give you some- thing that you haven ' t had in a long, long time. " " Bust my leg! " said the sailor. " Don ' t tell me you got beer in that barrel! " Advertisements R C Maling Advertising Manager A J El lender Solicitor H J Foresman Solicitor F C, Norton Solicitor R W, Jeffrey Solicitor F G Lou than Solicitor H E Mecredy Solicitor S, M Sea ton Solicitor A R, Spencer Solicitor F. N Strudwick Solicitor REGULATION At West Point and Virginia Military Institute GLOVES SINCE 1854 DANIEL HAYS COMPANY GLOVERSVILLE ' J ' -_ 1 J Q imrmfin-rJtt. J. ED. DEAVER SONS Haas Tailoring Co. and Globe Clothes Made to Order BOSTONIAN AND NUNN-BUSH SHOES KNOX AND MALLORY HATS MANHATTAN SHIRTS PHONE 25 LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA Compliments of AUGUSTA FRUIT AND PRODUCE CO. STAUNTON VIRGINIA D. EVANS CO., INC. North Attleboro, Mass. 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